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Reg Open: for 4-H Fishing Clinic Sat June 11.Opens May 1st for non-Putnam residents Reg: Putnam.cce.cornell.edu/events

April 28, May 3,4,10,12-1pm “The Great Courses: Food Gardening for Everyone” at Patterson Library. More info/ reg: pattersonlibrary.org, 845- 878-6121 x10

Sun May 1-1-6pm Pete Seeger Festival at the Tompkins Corners Cultural Center, Putnam Valley. More info: tompkinscorners.org, 845 528-7280

May 6, June 3 “Exercises from the East” Yoga and Traditional Asian Exercises at The Studio Around the Corner, 67 Main Street, Suite 101, Brewster. More info: 845- 363-8330, oththeater.org

Thurs May 5-7:30pm Interfaith Holocaust Commemoration at First Hebrew, 1821 Main St., Peekskill. More info: 914-739-0500, fhc@firsthebrew.org, firsthebrew.org

Thurs May 5-12-5pm Red Cross Blood Drive at Emery and Webb, 989 Main St., Fishkill. More info: redcrossblood.org, 1-800-733-2767

Thurs May 5-6:30-8:30pm “Looking and Seeing” Exhibit Artist Reception at Mahopac Public Library. More info: mahopaclibrary.org, 845-628-2009, ext 108

Fri May 6-7-9pm Opening Reception/Meet the Artist for - ‘Art of Found Objects’ Exhibit at Studio Around the Corner, Brewster. More info: Oththeater.org

Fri May 6-7pm Putnam After Dark: ‘Stone Chambers and The Megalithic Hudson Valley’ at 128 Mill Street (at Peekskill Hollow Rd.,) Putnam Valley. More info: 914) 949-4679, info@PutnamValleyGrange.org

Fri May 6-7-9pm Opening/ Meet Artists for Art Exhibit: Discarded Now Adored place at Studio Around the Corner located at 67 Main Street, Suite 101, Brewster. More info: oththeater.org, 845-363-8330

Fri May 6-9am-2pm Red Cross Blood Drive at Putnam Dental Associates SCU, 2435 Route 6, Brewster. More info: 1-800- 733-2767, redcrossblood.org

Fri May 6-7pm Trivia Bingo Night at Patterson Library. Free. More info/reg: pattersonlibrary.org, 845-878-6121 x10

Fri May 6-10am-6pm Kick off for Saint Luke’s Episcopal Church Annual Spring Plant Sale, , 331 Route 100, Somers. More info: 914-277- 3122

Sat May 7- Putnam County Land Trust BlueBell Festival starting at 40 Abbeyfield Land and 63 Cobb Rd, Brewster at 7:45am. More info/res: 914- 621-8466, events@pclt.net

Sat May 7-9am-3pm Putnam Lake Park District Community Tag Sale at Memorial Field on Haviland Drive. Rain Date May 14

Sat May 7-9am-12pm Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day at Fahnstock State Park, Route 301, in Kent. Rain or shine. More info/reg: 845-808-1390 ext. 43150, putnamcountyny.com/health

Sat May 7-6pm “Alice In Wonderland Jr.” production at Bluestone Farm Arts Center at 118 Federal Hill Road in Brewster. More info: spotlightartsinc.com, 845-444-ARTS

Sat May 7- 10am-2pm Red Cross Blood Drive at Dutchess County Regional Chamber of Commerce, 2001 South Rd, Poughkeepsie. More info: redcrossblood.org, 1-800- 733-2767

May 7, 14, 21-12-1:30pm “Yoga: A Path Toward Wellness” free program for woman with breast, ovarian and gynecological cancers at Club Fit, Jefferson Valley. More info/reg: 914-962-6402, 800- 532-4290

Alcoholics Anonymous meets seven days a week throughout Putnam County. It is a totally free, all volunteer program for those who think they might have a problem with alcohol. Call 914-949-1200 for meeting times and places.

Cancer Support: Support Connection, Inc., offers a wide range of free support groups women for with breast and ovarian cancer. Advance registration is required for all groups; call 914-962-6402 or 800-532-4290.

Suicide Prevention: “Putnam County Cares” is an app available on your mobile phone. Within that app is “SPEAK; Suicide Prevention Education and Awareness Kit.”

Support Group: ‘Spotlight on Recovery,’ Drug Crisis in Our Backyard Support Group. More info: DrugCrisisInOur- Backyard.com

The Putnam County Crisis Hotline - 845 225-1222 is available 24 hours a day 7 days a week.

Suicide Prevention Lifeline - 1-800-273-TALK

Mental Health Counseling: Putnam Family and Community Services – 225-2700

Putnam Community Services of Rockland Psychiatric Center – 278-2500.

Alcohol/Drug Abuse help: Arms Acres – 225-3400

Putnam Family and Community Services – 225-2700 St. Christopher’s Inn – 335- 1000 Walter Hoving Home- 424-3674

Cooking Classes- NewYork- Presbyterian/Hudson Valley Hospital , 1992 Crompond Road, Cortlandt Manor. More info: HVHC.org, mbulger@hvhc.org, 914-734-3780

Young Chefs of Hudson Valley 12 week sessions for ages 11-13, at New York-Presbyterian/ Hudson Valley Hospital. More info: 914-734-3780, mbulger@hvhc.org

Gallery Talks-2pm Second Saturday every month at Dia:Beacon

West Point Museum Exhibits- More info: 845-938-3590, Museum@ USMA.edu, Facebook

Every Mon- The Putnam Chorale rehearsals at Carmel High School music building. All singers welcome. More info: putnamchorale.org

Mondays-2-3pm Brain Games at East Fishkill Community Library. Space is limited to 20 participants. More info: 221-9943 x225

Mondays-12:30-2:00pm Artists Drop-in creative afternoons at Reed Memorial Library, Carmel. More info: 845-225-2439

Mondays (May 2-June 6) 10:30am Babies in the Library for babies and toddlers ages 8-22 months at Reed Memorial Library, Carmel more info/ reg: 845-225-2439

Every Third Mon., 5:30pm 5th Grade and Up Book Club at Patterson Library. More info: 845-878-6121 x10, pattersonlibrary.org

3rd Mon of Month- 5:15- 5:45pm Kinder reads at Kent Library. More info/reg: Kentlibrary.org

Tues & Wed (May 3-June 8) 10:15pm Time For Twos Storytime at Reed Memorial Library, Carmel more info/ reg: 845-225-2439

Tuesdays (April 12-May 17) 10am-12pm Watercolor Basics at Reed Memorial Library, Carmel. More info/reg: 845- 225-2439

Tuesdays 1:30-4pm Chess for Adults at East Fishkill Community Library. More info/ reg: 221-9943, EFLibrary.org

Tuesdays-9:15am-10:15am Baby Ballerinas for 2.5 to 4 year olds at Seven Star School, 509 Route 312, Brewster. More info: SevenStarSchool.com. Reg: 845-278-0728

Tuesdays-3-4pm free weekly Stretch class at the East Fishkill Community Library. More info/reg: EFLibrary.org, 221-9943

Tues & Wed (May 3-June 8) 11:15am Preschool Storytime at Reed Memorial Library, Carmel more info/reg: 225- 2439

Every other Tues & Thurs- Open Computer Help at Patterson Library. Free.More info: 845-878-6121 x10, pattersonlibrary.org

1st Wed of Month: Veteran Outreach Studio at Patterson Rec Center. More info: 845- 278-8387

Wednesdays- 10:30am-12pm In-Stitches Knitting Club at Reed Library, Beginners and experienced knitters and crocheters are welcome. More info: 845-225-2439

3rd Wed of Month-Club For Cooks at Kent Public Library. More info/reg: kentlibrary.org, 845-225-8585

3rd Wed Each Month- 4:30- 5:15pm Newbery Book Club at Kent Library, 17 Sybil’s Crossing, Kent Lakes. More info/reg: kentlibrary.org, 845- 225-8585

4th Wed every month-11am Better Reads Book Club meeting at the Kent Public Library, 17 Sybil’s Crossing. More info: 845-225-8585

Every Wed-10am-6pm April mini-sale: cooking, gardening books at Kent Library’s Book Nook, 17 Sybil’s Crossing, Kent Lakes. More info: 845- 225-8585, friendsofkentlibrary. blogspot.com

Every Other Wed. 4:30pm- Ready, Set, Read! at Patterson Library. More info: 845-878- 6121 x10, pattersonlibrary.org

Every Other Wed-1-2:30pm Drawing for Beginners at Kent Public Library. More info/ reg: kentlibrary.org

Every Other Wed-1-2:30pm Intermediate Drawing at Kent Public Library. More info/ reg: kentlibrary.org

Every Wed & Sat Kent Library’s Book Nook is open. More info: 845-225-8585, friendsofkentlibrary.blogspot.com

First Thursday of Month: East Fishkill Community Library Photography Group monthly meeting More info/ reg: eflibrary.org, 221-9943

Every Other Thurs 5:00pm- My First Book Club at Patterson Library. More info: 845-878-6121 x10, pattersonlibrary.org

Every Other Thurs, 5pm- Cook the Books at Patterson Library. More info: 845-878- 6121 x10, pattersonlibrary.org

Thursdays until June 10:30am Stories, Songs and Crafts in English and Spanish at Reed Memorial Library, Carmel. Historias, cantos y manualidades en Ingles y Español en la Biblioteca Reed Memorial Carmel. More info: 845-225-2439

Thursdays- 6:30pm-8pm In-Stitches Knitting Club at Reed Library, Beginners and experienced knitters and crocheters are welcome. More info: 845-225-2439

Thursdays -6-7:30pm Pegasus program for children ages 6 to 12 at Putnam County Youth Bureau. More info/reg (req) (845) 808-1600 ext. 46126 , Stephanie.Chester@putnamcountyny. gov, Pegasus@putnamcountyny. gov

Thursdays (April 14-May 19) 10am-12pm Basic Drawing at Reed Memorial Library, Carmel. More info/reg: 845- 225-2439

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