Sunday, May 24 from 10am - 5:30pm, and Monday, May 25 from 10am - 4pm
Woodstock-New Paltz Art & Craft Fair [link]
Ulster County Fairgrounds, New Paltz
The Hudson Valley’s premier art & crafts show takes place every Memorial Day and Labor Day weekend at the Ulster County Fairgrounds in New Paltz. Since our first show Labor Day Weekend, 1982 —the Woodstock-New Paltz Art & Crafts Fair has attracted the finest artists and craftspeople from across the United States, and has become "a destination" for the discerning collector of quality art and fine crafts. At the Woodstock-New Paltz Art & Crafts Fair you can experience one of America's largest variety of art & craft demonstrations, be entertained by the best regionally based musicians, as well as experience the very best the Hudson Valley has to offer in both New York State wines and locally produced handcrafted specialty foods.
Sunday, May 24 from 8am - 4pm
Stormville Flea Market [link]
Stormville Airport, 428 Route 216, Stormville
The Stormville Airport Antique Show & Flea Market is a fun, family-friendly atmosphere that draws thousands of shoppers to each show. With acres and acres of merchandise our market offers a wide variety of bargains, treasures, and unique items for everyone.
Sunday, May 24 from 10am - 5pm
Stone Barns [link]
630 Bedford Road, Pocantico Hills
Stone Barns Center is changing the way people can visit the farm and introducing new activities, tours and demonstrations designed to engage each and every visitor in a whole-farm experience! The farm is a special place. On beautiful weekend days we've seen a volume of visitors we cannot accommodate. Such numbers have a negative impact on our farming operation and limit the educational opportunities for visitors.Follow the link above or read more in our right-hand sidebar.
Sunday, May 24 from 12pm - 4pm
FESTIVAL POBLANO EN NUEVA YORK: An Afternoon of Art, Music, Dance, Food from the State of Puebla, Mexico [link]
Yosemite Park/ Theodore D. Young Community Center, Yosemite Avenue, Greenburgh

Performances, workshops, exhibits, food. Rain or Shine.
Sunday, May 24 @ 1pm
Nature Storytime [link]
Greenburgh Nature Center, Scarsdale

Let your imagination run wild with this fun, nature-themed storytime. Hear a story, meet a live animal, and have fun with a nature activity. Recommended for ages 3-6. Members $5/person, Non-Members $8/person
Sunday, May 24 @ 2pm
Hastings Memorial Day Parade
Warburton & Main

The Village of Hastings is once again honored to have the U.S. Military march in the parade this year. If you or any family member is a Veteran of The Vietnam War We would like to invite you to march with us in honor of The 50th Anniversary.

Monday, May 25 from 9am - 11:30am
Tarrytown Memorial Day Parade [link]
Main Street, Tarrytown
Parade starts at 9:00 am, Main Street, Tarrytown
The route will head north on Broadway to Beekman Avenue, west to North Washington Street, south on North Washington Street. to Patriot's Park where the services will be conducted.
Monday, May 25 @ 10am
Ardsley Memorial Day Parade
on Park Avenue and Ashford Avenue
Ardsley residents are reminded that the Ardsley's Memorial Day ceremony and parade, sponsored by American Legion Post #458. Again this year, the Ex-Chief's Association of the Ardsley Fire Department has offered to serve breakfast to all VETERANS only (8:30 to 9:30 a.m.) at the fire house. Assemble at 9:30 a.m. on Park Avenue and Ashford Avenue. Parade steps off sharply at 10:00 a.m. Convertible cars available for those vets who prefer not to march. If you have a convertible car and would like to drive a veteran in the parade, please call 693-3943. In case of rain, ceremony will be at the Ardsley Fire House, Ashford Avenue, 10:00 am. The Village thanks all who have served!
Monday, May 25 @ 10am
Dobbs Ferry Memorial Day Parade
Mohican Park Avenue and continuing through the Village to Memorial Park
The Village of Dobbs Ferry, in conjunction with the American Legion Post # 1048, is sponsoring the annual Memorial Day Parade at Mohican Park Avenue and continuing through the Village to Memorial Park. Following opening remarks by the Mayor, this year's guest speaker will be Captain Tom Dufficy. A reception at the Embassy Community Center located on Palisade Street will follow.
Monday, May 25 from 10am - 4pm
Woodstock-New Paltz Art & Craft Fair [link]
Ulster County Fairgrounds, New Paltz
The Hudson Valley’s premier art & crafts show takes place every Memorial Day and Labor Day weekend at the Ulster County Fairgrounds in New Paltz. Since our first show Labor Day Weekend, 1982 —the Woodstock-New Paltz Art & Crafts Fair has attracted the finest artists and craftspeople from across the United States, and has become "a destination" for the discerning collector of quality art and fine crafts. At the Woodstock-New Paltz Art & Crafts Fair you can experience one of America's largest variety of art & craft demonstrations, be entertained by the best regionally based musicians, as well as experience the very best the Hudson Valley has to offer in both New York State wines and locally produced handcrafted specialty foods.

Tuesday, May 26 & June 9 from 7pm - 10pm
Matt Turk [link]
The Mill, Hastings

with Gary Schreiner (keyboards, chromatic harmonica and accordion)

Friday, May 29 & Saturday, May 30 @ 8pm
Dark Star Orchestra [link]
The Capitol Theatre

Performing to critical acclaim worldwide for nearly 15 years and over 2000 shows, Dark Star Orchestra continues the Grateful Dead concert experience. Their shows are built off the Dead's extensive catalog and the talent of these 7 fine musicians. On any given night the band will perform a show based on a set list from the Grateful Dead's 30 years of extensive touring or use their catalog to program a unique set list for the show.
Friday, May 29 @ 8pm
Josh Ritter [link]
Tarrytown Music Hall

A Music Hall/Music Without Borders Co-presentation. Special Guest: Barnstar. We are thrilled to welcome Josh Ritter back to Tarrytown for his 4th appearance. Josh is an Idaho born singer-songwriter who has been called one of the "10 Most Exciting Artists Now" by Entertainment Weekly and one of the "100 Best Living Songwriters" by Paste Magazine.

Saturday, May 30 from 8:30am - 1:30pm
SUMMER MARKET RESUMES:
Hastings Farmers Market [link]

Outside at the Library Lot, 7 Maple Ave., Hastings

Every Saturday, 8:30am to 1:30pm.
Saturday, May 30 from 10am - 1pm
Mobile Shredder [link]
Zinsser Parking Lot (commuter), Southside Ave., Hastings
Shredding personal documents serves a double purpose-- to recycle paper and protect the environment as well as to protect your sensitive information against identity theft. Westchester residents may bring personal documents for shredding to any one of the Mobile Shredder locations listed below. They are conveniently located in different locations throughout the County so that all residents can take advantage of this service. The first location is Saturday, March 28 in Greenburgh. Follow the link for more dates/locations.
Saturday, May 30 from 11am - 12pm
"Garbage to Gold": Composting for Everyone
Greenburgh Library, 300 Tarrytown Road, Elmsford

Learn how you can turn your food scraps and yard waste into rich compost that will get your garden blooming! The Greenburgh Nature Center leads this hands-on workshop to show you just how easy it is to compost right in your own back yard. Registration is limited. Please register by visiting the Greenburgh Children's Library or calling 914-721-8209.
Saturday, May 30 @ 1pm
Meet the Animals [link]
Greenburgh Nature Center, Scarsdale

Join the herd as a naturalist presents an informative program that allows you to get up-close and hands-on with some of the Nature Center's live animals! What wild fun will you have today? Members $5/person, Non-Members $8/person
Saturday, May 30 from 7:30pm - 10pm
Dance Party with The Rock
and Soul Revue
[link]

Common Ground Coffeehouse, First Unitarian Society of Westchester, 25 Old Jackson Avenue Hastings

Members of the First Unitarian Society of Westchester, a Unitarian Universalist Congregation in Hastings-on-Hudson, NY, created the Rock & Soul Revue to play at Common Ground Coffeehouse in the fall of 2005. The initial performance was a wild, joyous success, and since then, the group has taken on a life of its own, growing in size, and inspiring and attracting new members from the congregation.
Saturday, May 30 @ 8pm
Darlingside [link]
Purpl, Hastings

"A powerhouse of vocal, instrumental, and performing talent," Darlingside's expansive sound is "aston­ish­ingly more con­gru­ent than the sum of its parts." The group has no frontman; instead, lead vocals are traded from moment to moment, and each song features a new combination of instruments and textures, pulling heavily from folk, retro-pop, barbershop, and chamber music. Nominated for "Indie/Pop" Act of the Year by the New England Music awards, and winners of Sennheisers' HereIam Competition, they have been gathering esteemed praise everywhere they go.
Saturday, May 30 @ 8pm
Southside Johnny & The Asbury Jukes [link]
Paramount Hudson Valley, Peekskill

Southside Johnny & The Asbury Jukes are a Jersey Shore band that's been recording and performing since 1976. They've always been closely associated with Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band and Jon Bon Jovi has been known to appear at Jukes shows as a surprise guest. Springsteen too has performed with the band on numerous occasions and in 1991 guested on their Better Days album. Back in the day, Steve Van Zandt acted as the band's co-leader, guitarist, songwriter, arranger and producer while other E Streeters including Clarence Clemons, Max Weinberg, Garry Tallent, Ernest Carter, Patti Scialfa and Soozie Tyrell have all performed, toured and/or recorded with the Jukes. The band's horn section – The Miami Horns – has also toured and recorded with Springsteen. Regardless of their association with rock royalty, Johnny and the Jukes are known for their consistency and put on high quality live performances. Without question, there'll be a party in Peekskill when this band hits the stage.
Saturday, May 30 @ 8pm
Dark Star Orchestra [link]
The Capitol Theatre

Performing to critical acclaim worldwide for nearly 15 years and over 2000 shows, Dark Star Orchestra continues the Grateful Dead concert experience. Their shows are built off the Dead's extensive catalog and the talent of these 7 fine musicians. On any given night the band will perform a show based on a set list from the Grateful Dead's 30 years of extensive touring or use their catalog to program a unique set list for the show.

Sunday, May 31 from 9am - 2pm
Opening Day: Irvington Farmers Market [link]
Main Street School Parking Lot

Now on Sundays!
Sunday, May 31 from 10am - 2pm (also on June 7, 14, 21 & 28, September 13, 20 & 27)
Bicycle Sundays [link]
Bronx River Parkway

Starts this Sunday --the 41st year! During Bicycle Sundays, a portion of the Bronx River Parkway is closed to cars for the exclusive use of bicyclists, joggers, walkers, scooters and strollers. The course runs from the Westchester County Center in White Plains, south to Scarsdale Road in Yonkers, a round-trip of 13.1 miles. There are many points of entry and exit along the way. Parking is available at the County Center lot in White Plains for a fee of $7.
Sunday, May 31 @ 10am
Old Croton Aqueduct and Dam Ramble
Meet at Metro North train station in Croton-on-Hudson

A leisurely 7-mile loop starting at the Metro North train station in Croton-on-Hudson, crossing the mouth of the Croton River on the Route 9 bridge walkway, proceeding north on the Old Croton Aqueduct to the historic Croton Dam with return to train station via Village of Croton-on-Hudson trails and shady streets. Highlights include views of the scenic Croton River Gorge with short detours to the river shoreline and perhaps a beaver lodge; vistas of the Croton Reservoir from the top of the Dam; and photo ops at the Dam's unique spillway/natural waterfall. Leader will relate history of the Dam and the Aqueduct (completed in 1842 to bring water to New York City) and local lore along the route. Enjoy lunch (bring your own) in the picnic area of Croton Gorge Park at the foot of the Dam. The return to the train station includes crossing historic Quaker Bridge and options for stops at local coffee/ice cream shops and for Hudson River views. Expected completion time is 3pm. To RSVP and receive train/meeting place details, contact dshure@aqueduct.org.
Sunday, May 31 @ 1pm
Wild Mosaics [link]
Greenburgh Nature Center, Scarsdale

Feeling creative? Come make your own wild mosaic using natural materials. Let nature be your guide and see what type of masterpiece you are inspired to create. Members $5/person, Non-Members $8/person
Sunday, May 31 @ 2:30pm
Dewey Explores the Hudson: Talk #4
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Hastings Library

"Dewey Explores the Hudson," a new, four-part series presented by the Friends of the Hastings Library, concludes with Kenneth W. Maddox, PhD, art historian at the Newington-Cropsey Foundation, talking about "Cropsey's Hastings: Paintings of the Village, 1885-1900." Artwork by Ed Young, featuring views of the Hudson River, will be sold through silent auction, with winners announced at the end of "Ed-centricity," a party in honor of Ed Young at the Library on June 6.

 
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through May 24
Elizabeth de Béthune [link] | Donald Gallery, South Church, Dobbs Ferry
Yonkers artist, Elizabeth deBéthune will show her mixed media paintings at The Donald Gallery. Liz's work is filled with memory, whimsy and intimate memories of family life.

through May 24
Monica Bradbury and Sondra Gold [link] | Upstream Gallery, Hastings
Monica Bradbury and Sondra Gold will show their newest work together this month. Both artists are exploring the relationships among natural forms and metal constructs. Bradbury's bold views of nature and td create your own Frida Selfie to share with friends. he bridges over the Hudson are emotionally charged, yet formal in their balance and placement. Gold's highly conceptual flat wall sculptures give way to a sinuous use of bronze to evoke human movement and dance.

through May 30
Speak Your Truth Presents Spring Awakenings [link] | Hastings Station Cafe
Speak Your Truth is exhibiting a collection of art work by Christina Thomas. The collection of art exhibited by Christina Thomas is her Spring Awakening. Her work is a testimony to overcoming adversity. Christina was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis and in an effort to do daily physical therapy; she created a unique exercise and combined it with art. She sculpted letters out of tissue and dyes them. She applied them to the canvas without adhesive

through November 1
Frida Kahlo [link] | New York Botanical Gardens
This blockbuster exhibition is the first to examine Frida Kahlo's keen appreciation for the beauty and variety of the natural world, as evidenced by her home and garden as well as the complex use of plant imagery in her artwork. Featuring a rare display of more than a dozen original Kahlo paintings and works on paper, this limited six-month engagement also reimagines the iconic artist's famed garden and studio at the Casa Azul, her lifelong home in Mexico City. Accompanying events invite visitors to learn about Kahlo's life and enduring cultural influence through music, lectures, Frida al Fresco evenings, Mexican-inspired shopping and dining experiences, and hands-on art activities for kids. As a complement to your visit, use our new mobile guide to see rare photos and footage, listen to expert commentary, and create your own Frida Selfie to share with friends.


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Stone Barns Weekends!
A new season, a new way to visit Stone Barns Center! [link]
Stone Barns Center is changing the way people can visit the farm and introducing new activities, tours and demonstrations designed to engage each and every visitor in a whole-farm experience! The farm is a special place. On beautiful weekend days we've seen a volume of visitors we cannot accommodate. Such numbers have a negative impact on our farming operation and limit the educational opportunities for visitors. By moving to ticketed weekend admission we are better able to deliver a quality experience to all visitors and conserve this land. Weekend tickets are now available for purchase at stonebarnscenter.org at $20/adult and $10/children. Children under 2 are free and there is no longer a parking fee. Stone Barns Center members do not need to reserve tickets ahead of time. Wednesday, Thursday and Friday admission is FREE and there is no parking fee. On a Saturday or Sunday visit to Stone Barns Center, you may participate in a variety of seasonal, hands-on activities and drop-in tours—all included with your one-day admission ticket. Purchase your admission tickets at stonebarnscenter.org up to 60 days prior to your visit. Except as noted below, activities are designed for both adults and children.
A sample weekend day in will include:
Farm Chore: Egg Collecting 10:00 - 11:30 am
Farm Chore: Field Activity 10:30 - 11:30 am
Meet the: Sheep 10:30 - 12:30 pm
Getting Grounded Tour Adults 11:30 am (45mins)
Farm Chore: Goose Egg Turning 12:15 – 1:00 pm
Hands-on Activity: Felting 12:15 – 2:15 pm
Meet the: Brooder Barn 1:00 - 3:00 pm
Making the Rounds Tour: Greenhouse 1:30 pm (20 minutes)
Farm Chore: Greenhouse Activity 2:00 - 3:00 pm
Hands-on Activity: Carrot Top Pesto 2:15–4:15p
Meet the: Sheep 2:30 - 3:30 pm
Getting Grounded Tour Adults 3:15 pm (45 minutes)
Farm Chore: Livestock Activity 3:45 pm - 4:30 pm
Making the Rounds Tour: Field 4:00 pm (20mins)
Activities and details are subject to change.
FREE weekend passes will be available for checkout at these Westchester public libraries: Briarcliff Manor, Chappaqua, Greenburgh, Mount Pleasant, Mount Vernon, Ossining, Tarrytown/Sleepy Hollow, White Plains


Summer Registration is Open!
The Addams Family
A New Musical
Broadway Training Center, Hastings
Visit their website for details [link]

Looking to try Kayaking, for FREE?
The Yonkers Paddling and Rowing Club (YPRC) is pleased to announce that it will again offer a free kayaking to the public at JFK Marina in Yonkers this summer. YPRC's free kayaking takes place every Thursday, 4 pm – 7 pm, from June 18 to August 27, as well as Sunday, July 26, and Sunday, August 30, from 1 pm – 5 pm. Groups and individuals should register at [link] For information, email.

RiverArts presents their first ever
RiverArts Music Tour [link]

Saturday June 6, 2015, 12:00 to 8:00 PM- a celebration of the depth and breadth of the Rivertowns music community.
What's expected of the musicians:
* give one or more 40 minute performances on the hour from 12:00 to 7:00 PM throughout our villages- in living rooms, on porches, back lawns, cafes and restaurants, places of worship, flatbed trucks… with a final gathering at 8:00 PM at The Purple Crayon.
* We would like to have all genres of music represented. Folk, rock, classical, jazz, country, world, alternative, cabaret, etc. etc. We encourage you to consider playing more than once, so people who want to hear you have more than one opportunity to do so.
Follow the link above for details.

CALL FOR ARTISTS
The Upstream Gallery- [link] Aannounces its third juried Works on Paper exhibition – Paper Works 2015. Artists are invited to submit images of work on paper including collage, drawing, printmaking, etc. Photography is not included – we have an annual juried photography exhibition in February. The gallery is now located at 8 Main Street, Hastings-on-Hudson, NY 10706

THERE IS NO SUBMISSION FEE; artists whose work is selected by our jury are required to pay an installation fee of $30 per each accepted work and a 20% commission on all work sold.
The exhibition will take place from June 25th to July 26th, 2015.

Maximum framed size of work to be displayed is 20"x24" We will display a maximum of four images per artist.
IMPORTANT DATES
May 31st, 2015 Deadline for submissions
Monday, June 22nd, 10am to 2pm Delivery of artwork to gallery
Thursday, June 25th Opening of exhibition
Sunday, June 28th Opening reception – 2 to 5pm
Sunday, July 26th Closing of exhibition and removal of artwork

Please email JPEGs of up to six images to upstreampaper@gmail.com or eselpe@optonline.net . Please call 914 965-3397 or 914-725-2974 for further information.

ARTSEE, A Festival of
New Work [link]

Welcome to ARTSEE 2015, a Festival of New Work in Westchester
From March through July 2015, Westchester comes alive with vibrant cultural events in celebration of ArtsWestchester's 50th anniversary. ARTSEE is a four month showcase of the creative spirit in Westchester County, New York, packed with dance, film, theatre, art exhibitions, concerts, conferences, open studios, poetry readings and more. Discover newly created work, Westchester premiers, and outstanding area artists. Be sure to mark your calendars and join the fun with over 70 events presented by more than 40 arts organizations in ARTSEE, a Festival of New Work in Westchester!

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