Event Calendar July 15-23

July 15, 2016 Updated: July 15, 2016
Middletown MusicSeries: Harrison Street Band

July 15

7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.

Free concerts every Friday through August 26.

Festival Square, 31 West Main Street




Admission: Free

Theater: ‘The Sunshine Boys’

July 15, 16, 17, 21, 22, 23, 24

Sunday performances at 3:00 p.m., the rest are at 8:00 p.m.

The Playhouse at Museum Village is presenting Neil Simon’s “The Sunshine Boys” directed by Michael Frohnhoefer. Al and Willie as “Lewis and Clark” were top-billed vaudevillians

for over forty years. Now they aren’t even speaking. When CBS requests them for a “HistoryofComedy”retrospective,agrudging reunion brings the two back together, along with a flood of memories, miseries, and laughs. Tickets include dessert at intermission. Group rates are available. Reservations are suggested.

The Playhouse at Museum Village, 1010 Route 17M


845-294-9465 BruceRoman



Admission: $22

Orange County Freedom Fest

July 16

4:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.

Gates open at 4:00 p.m. with fireworks at dusk. Food and beverages will be sold but guests may bring their own. Bring flashlights and something to sit on. No glass containers, pets, pop-up tents, or sparklers. Bags subject to being checked upon entry.

Thomas Bull Memorial Park, 211 State Route 416




Saturday Night Music Appreciation Society with John Henry’s Hammer

July 16

7:00 p.m.

This Saturday Night Music Appreciation Society concert features an evening of Americana, Folk, and Bluegrass music by Warwick resident Suzy Arnowitz, a singer/songwriter who has performed in the bands Big Cow, Oxford Depot, and Tin Roof. The concert benefits

The Neversink Valley Museum of History and Innovation.

The Pavilion at D&H Canal Visitor Center, 58 Hoag Road

845-754-8870 TheNeversinkValleyMuseumof History & Innovation



Orange County Audubon Society Field Trip

July 16

9:00 a.m.

Explore a new trail which will eventually be
a link from Goosepond Mountain State Park to Sterling Forest. It was to be a housing development but OSI obtained it. Lynn Barber, the president of the Orange County Audubon Society, will be leading the walk.

Bull Mills Road


845-744-6047 LynnBarber ebbarber6047@gmail.com Admission: Free

Presentation: Music and the Mind

July 16

11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Music Therapist Cynthia Carangelo Cooper will discuss the benefits that music has on the mind, highlighting the latest research and techniques. Must register.

Chester Public Library, 1784 Kings Highway




YMCA Color Run and 5K

July 16

9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

This is a 5K Fun Run and Kid’s Color Dash. There will be children activities, vendors, a BBQ, medals and more.Children should wear a white t-shirt. Goggles and bandana are optional. Race fee includes post-race BBQ.

O&R Park, Route 208


845-956-1488 MicheleBernieri



Admission: Adults Pre-Race $30, Adults Race Day $35, Children Pre-Race $12, Children Race Day $15

Play: Loves Labours Lost

July 16-17, 23-24

2:00 p.m.

Cornerstone Theatre Arts is performing Shakespeare’s “Love’s Labour’s Lost” in Salesian Park. Bring seating. The play will go on rain or shine.

Salesian Park


845-294-4188 CornerstoneTheatre


Admission: Free

Sunrise Walk with Gary Keeton

July 17

5:30 a.m.

Walkers will see the Basha Kill’s wonders from a different view on this early morning walk. Bring binoculars.

DEC parking lot, Haven Road and Route 209


845-386-4892 GaryKeeton


Admission: Free

Circleville Concert

July 17

3:00 p.m.-4:30 p.m.

The Pine Bush Community Band will hold a concert at Circleville Park. Tent and seating are available. The concert will be held rain or shine.

Circleville Park, 50 Creamery Road


845-361-2422 WallkillParksandRecreation

Admission: Free

De-Clutter: Strategies and Systems

July 18

6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

Get a grip on “stuff.” This presentation will give helpful strategies for getting organized and maintaining order with Karen Gray Plaisted. Must register.

Chester Public Library, 1784 Kings Highway




Tuesday Tunes in the Park

July 19

6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Olivia Zinn & the Coalition will be playing 1960- 1990’s Alternative and Punk Rock. Tuesday Tunes has Country, Rock & Roll, Acoustic Folk Rock, Traditional Irish Music, Polka, Jazz, Party Rock, Karaoke and more. Ends August 16.

Vocci Pavilion, Airport Park, 701 Avenue Q

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Admission: Free

Presentation: Anti- Bullying & Bias

July 19

7:00 p.m.

The Town of Wallkill Police Youth Association and the Human Rights Commission are hosting an anti-bullying and bias presentation given by youth leaders.

Community Center, 8 Wes Warren Dr.


845-692-7800×209 RosaAltero-Walsh



Admission: Free


Mount Hope/Otisville Summer Concert Series

July 19

7:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

Groovy Tuesday, a classic four-piece band, will play classics from Crosby Stills & Nash to Pink Floyd.

Mount Hope Park pavilion, 340 Finchville Turnpike

Mount Hope

845-386-1460 Mount Hope Town Hall


Admission: Free

Parenting A Second Time Around (PASTA)

July 19, 21, 26 & 28

5:30 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Parenting A Second Time Around (PASTA) is presented by Cornell Cooperative Extension Orange County and is a seven session series addressing issues kinship caregivers encounter.

Cornell Cooperative Extension Orange County, 18 Seward Ave., 3rd Floor

845-344-1234 Brenda



Admission: Free

Goshen Summer Concert Series

July 20

6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

Bad Hat Jazz will be performing at the Goshen SummerConcertSeries,acollaboration between Illuminate Goshen and the Village.

Village Green, Main Street and South Church Street


845-551-0699 KyleRoddey



Admission: Free

Orange County Fair

July 20-31

Weekdays 4:00 p.m.-11:00 p.m., Weekends 1:00 p.m.-12:00 a.m.

OneoftheoldestcountyfairsinNewYork State is back again for 12 days at the Orange County Fairgrounds in Middletown. There will be carnival rides and games, vendors, demos, exhibits, and live concerts, plus Demolition Derby and other events at the adjacent Speedway.

Orange County Fairgrounds, 239 Wisner Avenue


845-343-4826 OrangeCountyFair


Admission: See website for advance and regular ticket prices

Middletown Music Series: Nick Sauschuck & Old friends

June 21

6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Free concerts every Thursday evening through August 25.

The park adjacent to Something Sweet, 17 North Street



Admission: Free

Middletown Music Series: Soul City

July 22

7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.

Free concerts every Friday through August 26.

Festival Square, 31 West Main Street




Admission: Free

Learn to Play the Harmonica

July 23

12:45 p.m.-1:45 p.m.

This is a step-by-step program for beginners with harmonicist Patti Gessner. No musical talent or experience is required. The harmonica, also called harp, French harp, bluesharp,andmouthorgan,isafreereed wind instrument used primarily in Blues, American Folk, Jazz, Country, and Rock-n-Roll. Participants can bring their own harmonica (key of C) or pay an extra $5 to purchase one at the class. Must pre-register by calling, emailing, or registering at the library in person.

The Hub, Port Jervis Free Library, 138 Pike Street

Port Jervis

845-856-7313 PortJervisFreeLibrary



Admission: With harmonica $10, Without harmonica $5

Joseph Brant Bus Tour

July 23

8:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

The tour will follow the July 20, 1779 route taken by Joseph Brant and his Tory Raiders as they burned and looted the valley. Some of the events to be related by re-enactors are: Major Decker and Willahousa Cave, Jeremiah Van Auken and the Painted Aprons at Black Rock School, Fort Van Auken’s successful stand, The slave who saved James Swartwout’s life, and Cooking at Fort Decker. Reservations are required. Forms are available on the website, at Town Hall, or the Deerpark Museum. A box lunch will be available at the end of the tour for $3. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult.

Sparrowbush Engine Co., 79 Main Street




Admission: Adults $6, Seniors $5, Children under 12 $4

Presentation:Life Among the Lenape

July 23

11:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Learn what life was like for the Lenape, the area’s native inhabitants. See real artifacts found in the area and watch New York Native American expert Barry Keegan demonstrate traditional fire making, flint knapping, and other Lenape skills.

Fort Montgomery State Historic Site, 690 Route 9W

Fort Montgomery



Glass Factory Tours

Monday to Friday

11:15 a.m., 12:30 p.m., & 1:45 p.m.

Tour the historic glass factory and watch skilled craftsmen create pressed glass lenses, domes, and globes.

Gillinder Glass Factory, 39 Erie Street

Port Jervis



Admission: Adults $5, Seniors & Children $4

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