Brunch, for the benefit of the Beacon Volunteer Ambulance Corps, will be held Sunday, March 22 at Dutchess Manor, 263 Route 9D, Beacon with seatings at 10:30 AM and 12:30 PM. Donations are $20, adults; $18 seniors and $15, children. To reserve tickets or for more information please call 845-831-4540, ext. 6 or visit www.beaconvac.org. All the proceeds of this annual event go to benefit the ambulance corps, which is not supported by any tax dollars.
For over 50 years The Beacon Volunteer Ambulance Corps has provided emergency medical services to the City of Beacon and parts of the Town of Fishkill including Glenham, Dutchess Junction and part of Chelsea. All the members are volunteers. Coverage, including Advanced Life Support, is provided 24 hours a day, seven days a week with three New York State Certifies ambulances, two “fly cars”, and an all terrain vehicle for off road rescue. Answering over 2400 ambulance calls per year makes BVAC one of the busiest volunteer services in Dutchess County.
Penny Social Sponsored by The Columbiettes at St. Joseph Church Hall
34 S. Chestnut St (Rt. 208) New Paltz NY 12561. Originally scheduled for Saturday January 24th, 2015 but the SNOW DATE IS IN EFFECT! Considering this weekend's inclement weather we are rescheduling for Sunday Jan 25th- doors open at 1pm, and calling begins at 2pm. ADMISSION IS FREE! Raffles, 50/50 tickets, valuable gift certificates! Kitchen will be open to purchase refreshments. Bring your friends!
Hudson Valley Shakespear Festival has finalized plans for the Company’s 29th season with the announcement that Arabian Nights, written by Mary Zimmerman, adapted from The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night, will run in repertory with Shakespeare’s Winter’s Tale, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, and a limited run of An Illiad, by Lisa Peterson and Denis O’Hare.
Casting of the productions will be announced at a later date.
Previews for the 2015 season are set to begin on June 9. The shows will run in repertory through then end of August. Openings nights are scheduled as follows:
June 18 – Arabian Nights
June 20 – Midsummer Night’s Dream
June 27 – Winter’s Tale
August 3 – An Illiad (5 performances only)
August 17 – The Tempest (1 performance only)
Gift certificates for the 2015 season are available online at http://hvshakespeare.org. The Box Office will open for online sales in mid-February. For information visit the website or call (845) 809-5750.