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Nyack Classic Car Night
on Main Street in Downtown Nyack
July 9 starting at 5pm. Free.
Classic cars will roll into the heart of Nyack for the annual Classic Car Cruise. This year’s line-up of vehicular perfection will include a wide array of classics, antiques, and muscle cars.
For more info contact Nyack Chamber of Commerce 845.353.2221 or http://nyackchamber.org/
Free Summer Fun in Piermont
The Piermont Civic Association invites you to two concerts and a movie under the stars this summer—all free—in the village’s Flywheel Park. Here’s the lineup:
• Concert Thurs, July 16 at 7:30 pm. (Rain date July 23): The Cousins Moran band, featuring Irish music and “a bit of everything.”
• Movie Night Thurs, July 30 at 8:30 pm. (Rain date Aug. 6): Moonstruck starring Cher and Nicolas Cage.
• Concert Thurs, Aug 13 at 7:30 pm. (Rain date Aug. 20): Old No. 7 Band playing Americana, Bluegrass, Blues, Country, R&B and Rock. Bring lawn chairs or blankets to sit on.
Nyack Jazz Week 2015
Presented by the Rockland County Jazz & Blues Society. Events are free unless otherwise noted.
• Tues, July 28—Free Outdoor Concert (artists tba) Nyack Memorial Park, Nyack, NY—7:30 to 9:30pm
• Thurs, July 30—Free Outdoor Concert (artists tba) Hopper House, Nyack, NY—7:30 to 9:30pm
• Fri, July 31—Nyack Library Jazz Concert (artists Alexis Cole Qt.) The Nyack Library Carnegie-Farian Rm., Nyack, NY—8 to 10pm. Adm. $30/25/20
• Sat, Aug 1—Closing Night at Hudson House (artists Bernie Williams/Gil Parris Qt. The Hudson House, Nyack NY—shows at 8 and 10pm. Adm. $40/30/25
The Rockland County Jazz & Blues Society is a non-profit arts organization promoting the heritage, performance, appreciation, and vitality of jazz, blues, and related music forms in Rockland County, NY, and surrounding regions. Info and Tickets www.rcjbs.org
The Carnegie Concert Jazz Series
At Nyack Library, 59 S.Broadway, Nyack, NY
Friday, July 31 at 8pm. Adm. $30, 25, 20.
Vocalist, Alexis Cole with John DiMartino-piano, David Finck-bass, Kenny Hassler-drums. Alexis, one of the great voices of today, is back by popular demand. She and the trio will be performing standards as well as bossa nova classics. Not to be missed! They will be playing in the oak paneled, acoustically ideal Carnegie-Farian Room.
Tickets available in advance at www.rcjbs.org or in person at the Nyack Library Circulation Desk.
At Piermont Public Library
25 Flywheel Park West, Piermont, NY. Info: 845.359.4595 or www.piermontlibrary.org
Sun, July 12 from 2 to 4pm
GALLERY SHOW FOR JULY: Coast to Coast:
Photographs by Audrey Jensen
This exhibit of art photographs takes you on a memorable cross-country journey made by one of Piermont’s West Coast transplants. Audrey Jensen is happy to call Piermont home since she relocated here from Oregon many years ago. These images are a record of her journey from the West Coast to the East Coast.
Bastille Day IN PIERMONT
Piermont’s Annual Bastille Day Celebration
Sat, July 11 from noon to 10pm
Food, shopping and fun in the sun!
for more info contact The Piermont Chamber of Commerce email@example.com
ARTISTS IN JULY & AUGUST AT THE CORNER FRAME SHOP
40 South Franklin Street, Nyack. Info: 845.727.1240.
• IN JULY—the photographs of John Fay will be on display through July. A reception is planned for Friday evening, July 10, from 6 to 8pm.
• IN AUGUST—works by Michele Paradiso & Joel Zakin. Reception will be held Sunday, August 2 from 2 to 5pm. The artwork will be on display until August 31.
Rockland County Choral Society
• Tues, July 7 at 7:30pm—Carl Orff’s Carmina Burana at Nyack Center, 58 Depew Ave., Nyack, NY
• Mon, July 20 at 7:30pm—Brahms’ Requiem at Christ Episcopal Church, 65 Washington Ave., Suffern, NY
• Tues, Aug 4 at 7:30pm—Mozart’s Coronation Mass at St. Thomas Lutheran Church, 2 Old Ox Rd., Central Nyack, NY.
Admission: $12/general, $10/seniors and students (includes refreshments and a score if needed).
Join us at the 3rd Annual Rockland Summer Sings. No experience necessary, just a desire to sight sing (or listen) to a choral masterwork led by a local conductor with accompaniment, all in one evening.
Contact: Sharon Aperto, Summer Sings Coordinator: firstname.lastname@example.org or www.rocklandchoral.org
2015 Artistic Curiosity Scholarship Winners
The Edward Hopper House Art Center announces the winners of its sixth annual Scholarship for Artistic Curiosity. This award is given to high school juniors from each of the 10 public high schools in Rockland County. The schools’ guidance counselors choose the recipients with recommendations from art, music and English teachers.
The program began in 2010 by then Hopper House trustee Victoria Hertz as a way to recognize creative high school juniors as they begin preparations for college and beyond. The objective is to encourage these talented students to maintain their creative inclinations and consider pursuing careers in the arts. Each student receives a $100 award and a 5-year membership at Hopper House. The award has been generously underwritten since the beginning by Mary Ekmalian. The recipients of this year’s awards are:
• Nyack—Haley Cunningham • Ramapo—Priya Greg •Pearl River—Brian Hayes • North Rockland—Jessica Jones • Clarkstown South—Barbara Letizia • Spring Valley—Slad Marseille • Clarkstown North—Karishma Patel • Suffern—Emily Piescki • Nanuet—Carly Moldow • Tappan Zee—Charlsey Tomassetti.
At Nyack Library
Nyack Library, 59 S.Broadway, Nyack, NY Info: 845.358.3370 or email@example.com
All events are free unless otherwise noted. Events are held in the Community Meeting Room at Nyack Library.
• July 11 from 10:30 to noon—
Ride a fire engine, pretend-drive a police car or sit in an ambulance. Meet a real firefighter, police officer, & Emergency Medical Services personnel and find out what it’s like to do their jobs.
In the Nyack Library parking lot off Hudson St. Info: www.nyacklibrary.org
• Sat, July 25 at 2pm—
Home Preserving: The Basics of Water Bath Canning.
Participants observe simple jam-making techniques with local and seasonal fruit and learn all the steps necessary to preserve their own at home. Presented by Tamika Adjemian. Please Register.
• Tues, Aug 4 at 5pm (for kids in grades 2 thru 5—
Puppy/Trainer Visit: Guiding Eyes for the Blind
Learn how puppies are chosen, the characteristics required and training involved in becoming a Guiding Eye dog. Please Register.
• Wed, Aug 5 at 7pm—
Nyack Library/Rivertown Films Event.
The Hunting Ground , a documentary about rape on American college campuses. The film follows survivors as they pursue their education while fighting for justice in spite of harassment at every level. Please Register. $10 seating fee per person will be collected at the door.
• Thurs, August 13 from 4 to 5pm
Closing DAY OF Summer Reading Program
Games, Prizes and Food all leading up to the final raffle for the ultimate grand prize—2 and 3 day passes to New York Comic Con, October 8 to11. What?? For info, contact Teen Librarian Dennis at ext. 236.
RIVERTOWN FILM SOCIETY
All films presented digitally. Info: 845.353.2568 Tickets (unless otherwise noted): $11 gen’l adm; $9 students seniors & gen’l members; $8 student & senior members. Purchase tickets at door, in advance from 800.838.3006 or online at www.rivertownfilm.org Readers with questions should call 845-353-2568
Wed, July 8 at 8pm at Nyack Center, 58 Depew Ave, Nyack
A teenage girl of African descent lives on the outskirts of Paris. The film reveals the general condition of being a girl in her situation, but keeps close watch on the specific girl at its heart.
Wed, July 22 at 8pm at Nyack Center, 58 Depew Ave, Nyack
A quietly furious exploration of day to day existence in the desert city of Timbuktu, Mali, which lives under Islamist rule. Its beauty lies in the way its gaze wanders from violence to images of grace. Nominee, 2015 Academy Awards, Best Foreign Film.