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PALISADES FARMERS MARKET
The Palisades Indoor Farmers’ Market begins to move outside. Fish, veggies, fruit, cheese and much more. Every Saturday from 9am to 1pm, at Palisades Community Center, 675 Oak Tree Road in Palisades. For market updates, join our e-mail list at PCC@Palisadesny.com or visit us on the web: www.palisadesfm.org
AT BIRCHWOOD CENTER
85 S. Broadway, Nyack; visit firstname.lastname@example.org or call 845.358.6409
• Nada Yoga—Live Music Yoga Class
Sat April 5 from 2 to 4pm. Admission: $40.
Unite with the self through live music by Grammy award winning artist Robert Lanzetti and Vinyasa Yoga with instructor Shawna Emerick. All levels of experience with yoga are invited. Info: readers should call 845.358.6409
PIERMONT CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
• The 2014 Calendar of Events for the Chamber:
Thurs, April 24—Piermont Chamber of Commerce Fundraiser
Sun, June 22—Artwalk
Sat, July 12—Bastille Day
Sun, September 28—AppleFest
Thurs, May 29—Watchfire
Thurs, Nov 6—Girl’s Night Out
Sun, Dec 7—Piermont Holiday Festival
New City Library April Calendar
The following events will take place at the New City Library, 220 North Main Street, New City. Call 845.634.4997 x139 or visit www.newcitylibrary.org
• Homes for Heroes at Camp Shanks
Wed, April 2 at 2pm. Homes for Heroes provides rental apartments for honorably discharged veterans who are disabled by physical/mental wounds acquired in military service. Find out how this organization is making a difference.
• Step Right Up!
Sun, April 6 at 2pm. Ilise Carter takes you through her evolution from mild-mannered financial editor to the celebrated “Sweetheart of the Sideshow” as an example of overcoming fears, limitations and expectations.
• Armchair Tour: Jewish New York
Wed, April 16 at 2pm. Marty Schneit takes you back in time to the Brownsville Girls, Temple Emanu-El, Rebbe Schneerson, Zabar’s, Brighton Beach, Washington Heights and Henny Youngman.
• Art History for Travelers: Italy
Tues, April 22 at 2pm. Treasures of the Renaissance and Baroque, Roman architectural wonders and stunning artifacts will be explored during this slide lecture given by Suzanne Altman.
• What about Me? Caring for the Caregiver
Tues, April 29 at 7pm. When you care for your children, an older parent or a disabled spouse, it’s easy to forget to look after yourself. Rediscover joy, health and peace.
AT NYACK LIBRARY
59 S. Broadway, Nyack; call 845.358.3370
• Celebrating National Poetry Month:
April 1 at 7pm—Poet Alison Stone. Register
April 15 at 7pm—The Life and Writings of Pablo Neruda
Presented by Fernando Arzola Jr., Ph.D. Please Register
April 21 at 7pm—new workshop for poets. Register
April 30 at 7pm—Poet Judith Rose. Register
• Celebration of Earth Day:
April 23 at 7pm—Organic Vegetable Gardening. Register
April 24 at 7pm—Fracking and its impact vs wind, water, and sunlight: clean renewable energy. Register
April 27 at 1pm—Where Have All the Monarchs Butterflies Gone? Please Register
April 3 at 7pm—aspiring writers come and learn how writers conceive, plan,and complete a book. Register
April 9 at 7pm—Art History for Armchair Travellers: Italy Please Register
April 13 at 12pm—Book & Bake Sale at Nyack Library’s Street Fair table; visit the Community Meeting Room on the lower level of Nyack Library from noon to 4pm; enjoy yummy baked goods and buy cookbooks from the collection of the late Bunny Crumpacker. Info: 358.3370, x 214.
April 29 at 7pm—Greek Cooking Demonstration: learn about Greek cooking, try an assortment of mezze plates and enjoy Greek music; presented by Constantine Kalandranis, Executive Chef/Partner, 8 North Broadway restaurant. Registration essential as seating is limited. There is a $5 materials fee, payable at the door.
April 30 at 7pm—For Parents and Caregivers: “Don’t Leave Me!” A discussion of separation anxiety; ways to calm an anxious child. Katie Berry, LMSW, leads this discussion, including time for Q & A. Space is limited, please register.
April 16 at 2pm—Children’s Program: Family-friendly concert for children up to 8 years old. Space is limited, please register.
April 15 to 17—Teen Program: Spring Break Art Blast. Help promote Nyack Library’s Teen Room by planning and painting our big logo on the wall outside the Teen Room door. Day 1: Learn how to rasterize a photo (you will enlarge and print one photo to poster size). Day 2: Sketch out the logo onto the wall and begin painting. Day 3: we’ll finish up the artwork. Earn Community Service Hours for your participation!
ADULT LEARNING CENTER OF ROCKLAND
—an organization of retired Seniors who volunteer to teach other Seniors (and over 50s) how to use computers. We are now accepting applications for our March/April classes— 2 hours, once a week for 6 weeks at a cost of $60 for the course. More advanced classes are 4 weeks at a cost of $40.
We teach Introduction to computers, word processing, Excel, Internet and e-mail, digital imaging, Picasa, genealogy and using Windows 8. More advanced classes will be given if requested. We also teach one-time only 2-hour classes on How to Use Your Digital Camera, Computer Maintenance, How to use E-Bay, How to make full use of your Cell Phone, How to use Kindle, and How to use your iPad and iPhone. These classes cost $15 each. Classes are small – only 8 students per class, with 1 instructor and 2 coaches.
Our Open House is the first Thursday of each month, 1 to 3pm. We will answer computer questions and fix laptops and PCs. For more info, call Eileen Herkes, Director of Education, at 845.623.5467 or 845.356.4198.
Naval Cryptologists Mini-reunion
The New England Chapter of the Naval Cryptologic Veterans Association (NCVA-NE) holds its Spring Mini-Reunion from 6-8 April 2014, at the Hotel Northampton in Northampton, Massachusetts. The registration cut-off date for hotel reservations is 6 March 2014. For additional information, call (518) 664-8032. Membership in the NCVA-NE is open to honorably discharged regular or reserve veterans or present members of the U.S. armed forces who reside in New England or the surrounding states and who served with the U.S. Naval Security Group or are presently serving with its successor command(s). Members that need a registration form or hotel information can get these from the NCVA-NE Yahoo group website.
Contact: Victor Knorowski, 8 Eagle Lane, Mechanicville, New York 12118 email@example.com 518.664.8032.
THE Rockland Farm Alliance
• two internships are available from The Rockland Farm Alliance for summer 2014 and Fall 2014. To apply, please send a letter of interest and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org Gain experience working on a fully operational organic farm growing vegetables, herbs and flowers for a 250-member CSA, local farmers markets and restaurants. Interns will gain skills including crop production, irrigation, composting, harvesting, biodynamic farming practices and organic pest management.
EARTH DAY EVENTS
• Nyack’s Earth Day Committee sponsors live music, clothing swap, environmental demonstrations, arts, crafts, food and fun, all to save the earth and to raise funds for the Nyack Skate Park at Memorial Park in Nyack Sat, April 26 from 12 to 5pm. Info: Tracy at VincentsEar.Art@gmail.com or Melody at email@example.com
• Nyack Community Cleanup & Earth Day Nyack, April 26 (raindate: April 27). Help remove tons of litter from village streets, parks and waterways as part of Keep Rockland Beautiful’s Great American Cleanup Campaign. Volunteers will meet up at the Nyack Center (corner of Broadway and Depew) from 9 to 11am to pick up supplies, enjoy refreshments and exchange ideas with neighbors before heading out to a chosen site. Find KiRBy, the Cleanup Gnome and win a prize. Students earn community service credits for every hour they roll up their sleeves. Afterwards, tools can be returned to Nyack’s Memorial Park for Village Earth Day festivities, noon to 5pm. Share cleanup stories and achievements and then join in the fun: live music, craft projects, educational exhibits and games. Info: 845.708.9164.
• Annual Earth Day Flea Market April 26 & 27 from 9am to 3pm. Reduce-Reuse-Recycle. Treasures for ALL ages at great prices! Palisades Community Center, 675 Oak Tree Road Palisades, NY. To rent a table contact Eileen Larkin at firstname.lastname@example.org or 359.6589. Info: visit our website at www.palisadescc.org