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Things to Do

Get Those Christmas Lists Going!

Dec- Story Times at the Kent Public Library. More info/reg: kentlibrary.org, 845-225-8585

Dec- Kent Nature Almanac Photo Competition winners on display at Kent Public Library

Dec 2-29 “Unframed” watercolors exhibit at Mahopac Public Library. More info/ mahopaclibrary.org, 845-628- 2009, ext 100

Dec 3-11 Annual Juried Fine Crafts Showcase and Sale, & “Winter’s Coming” invitational fine art show at Putnam Arts Council, Mahopac. More info: PutnamArtsCouncil.com

Until Jan 6- 6th grade Pre- Historic Cave drawings on display at Mahopac Public Library. More info: 845-628- 2009, ext 108, MajopacPublicLibrary.org

Thurs Dec 8- RSVP deadline for Dec 15 Special Senior Citizen Holiday Luncheon at C.V. Starr Intermediate School, Brewster. More info: 808-1700, ext. 47100

Thurs Dec 8 Gingerbread House Making event at Mahopac Public Library. More info/reg: mahopaclibrary.org, 845-628-2009, ext 100

Fri Dec 9-8pm One-Man Play of It’s a Wonderful Life at Paramount Theater, Peekskill. More info/tickets: paramounthudsonvalley.com, 914-739-0039

Sat Dec 10-1pm Holiday Concert at Paterson Library. Free. More info/reg: pattersonlibrary.org, 845-878-6121 x10

Dec 10-10:30am-2:30pm Babysitting Workshop at Kent Public Library. More info/reg: kentlibrary.org, 845-225-8585

Sat Dec 10-10am-12pm Technology Fun for Adults at Mahopac Public Library. More info/reg: mahopaclibrary.org, 845-628-2009, ext 100

Sat Dec 10-10am-12pm Holiday Paper Crafting Workshop at Mahopac Public Library. More info/reg: mahopaclibrary.org, 845-628-2009, ext 100

Sun Dec 11-2pm book talk with Jeremy K. Brown and Christopher Mari at Mahopac Public Library. More info/ reg: mahopaclibrary.org, 845- 628-2009, ext 100

Sun Dec 11-3pm We Three Kings - An Irish Tenors Christmas at West Point’s Eisenhower Hall Theatre. More info/tickets: IKEHALL.COM, 1-800-233-3123

Mon Dec 12-5:30-6:30 DIY Sugar Scrubs at Kent Public Library. More info/reg: kentlibrary.org, 845-225-8585

Starting Dec 12-12:30- 2:30pm New Parent Chat group on the 2nd & 4th Mondays of the month at Kent Public Library. . More info/reg: 845- 225-8585, kentlibrary.org

Mon Dec 12-4:45-5:30pm 39 Clues Book Club begins at Kent Public Library for 4th/5th graders. More info/reg: 845- 225-8585, KentLibrary.org

Tues Dec 13-4:45pm “Searching for Chanukah in Frankfurt, Germany” reading at Kent Public Library. More info/reg kentlibrary.org, 845-225-8585

Tues Dec 13-10:15am Breast and Ovarian Cancer Support Group at East Fishkill Community Library. More info/ pre-red(reg): supportconnection.org, 914-962-6402, 800- 532-4290

Tues Dec 13-5:45pm Holiday Cash Bingo Knights of Columbus Ladies Auxiliary, 10 Fair Street, Carmel. Pre-pay payment details: Ladieskofc@gmail.com, 845-222-2748

Wed Dec 14-6:30-7:30pm Estate Planning Workshop reading at Kent Public Library. More info/reg kentlibrary.org, 845-225-8585

Wed Dec 14-8pm Ovarian Cancer Telephone Group. More info/pre-reg(req): supportconnection.org, 914-962-6402, 800-532-4290

Dec 14, Jan 25, Feb 22, March 22, April 26, May 24, June 5,June 6- Mahopac Public Library Board Mtgs. More info: mahopaclibrary.org, 845-628-2009, ext. 100

Sat Dec 17-12-2pm Make Gingerbread Houses at Kent Public Library. More info/reg: 845-225-8585, kentlibrary.org

Sat Dec 17- Wonder Lake & Laurel Pond Loop Hike - Patterson. More info: Trail- HikerTom@gmail.com

Sat Dec 17- Peter Pan Jr. Auditions at Seven Star School of Performing Arts. Appt only: 845-278-0728, SevenStarSchool.com

Dec 19-5:30-7pm The Muppet Christmas Carol Movie at the Kent Public Library reading at Kent Public Library. More info: kentlibrary.org, 845- 225-8585

Wed Dec 21-11am Better Reads Book Club at Kent Library. More info/reg: KentLibrary.org

Thurs Dec 22-7pm Breast & Ovarian Cancer Support Group At Vassar Brothers Medical Center In Poughkeepsie. More info/pre-reg(req): supportconnection.org, 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 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

Reed Memorial Library Book Sale during Library Hours. More info: carmellibrary.org, 845-225- 2439

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

Mondays (beginning Jan 23) 4:30pm Crazy 8’s Math Club at Patterson Library. More info/reg: 845-878-6121 x10, pattersonlibrary.org

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

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

Tuesdays (Nov 8-Dec 13) 4:30-6pm Kamishibai Table Top Theater for children in grades 2 through 5 at Reed Memorial Library, Carmel. More info/reg: 845-225-2439

Tuesdays-(Until Dec 13)10am-12pm Watercolor and the Masters Art Class at Reed Memorial Library. More info/reg: 845-225-2439

Tues and Wed 10:15am Time For Twos Storytime for ages 2-3 at Reed Memorial Library, Carmel. More info/reg(req.) 225-2439

Tues & Wed-11:15am Pre- School Storytime For ages 3-5 at Reed Memorial Library, Carmel. More info/reg(req.) 225-2439

Tues & Wed-4-6pm Homework Help at the Kent Library. More info: 845-225-8585, kentlibrary.org

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

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

Third Wednesday of the month-11am-12:30pm Alzheimer’s Music Social at Mahopac Public Library at 668 Route 6 in Mahopac. More info: 800-272-3900

3rd Wed every month-11am Better Reads Book Club meeting at the Kent Public Library. More info: 845-225-8585, KentLibrary.org

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

Every Wed & Sat. Kent Library’s Book Nook 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

1st Thursday Every Month- Putnam County Computer Learning Center for seniors holds registration at the William Koehler Senior Center, 180 Route 6 in Mahopac and at the Putnam Valley Senior Center, 117 Town Park Lane, Putnam Valley. More info: 845-277-5422, jak4dogs@verizon.net

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

Thursdays 1:30pm Afternoon Storytime- For ages 2-5 at Reed Memorial Library, Carmel. More info/reg(req.) 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 (Nov 3-Dec 15) 10am-12pm-Exploring Color Art Class at Reed Memorial Library, Carmel. More info/ reg: 845-225-2439

1st Thursday Every Month- Putnam County Computer Learning Center for seniors holds registration at the William Koehler Senior Center, 180 Route 6 in Mahopac and at the Putnam Valley Senior Center, 117 Town Park Lane, Putnam Valley. More info: 845-277-5422, jak4dogs@verizon.net

Every 3rd Thurs of Month-6:30- 8pm Alzheimer’s Association Caregiver Support Group at Putnam Ridge Nursing Home, 46 Mt. Ebo Road North, Brewster. Free, Reg Required: 800-272-3900

Third Thursday of Month- 6:30-8pm Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group month at Putnam Hospital Center at 670 Stoneleigh Ave. in Carmel. More info: 800-272-3900

4th Thurs of the Month -7pm Free Support Group for Women with breast, ovarian or gynecological cancer support group at Vassar Brothers Medical Center in Poughkeepsie. More info/reg: 914-962-6402 or 800-532-4290, supportconnection.org

3rd Friday of Month-4:30pm Lego Club for Kids at Patterson Library. More info/ register: 845-878-6121 x10, pattersonlibrary.org

2nd Sat each month The Book Cellar is open at Kent Public Library . More info: 845-225-8585

Saturdays-12-1:30pm : “Yoga-A Path Toward Wellness”, free program open to women with breast, ovarian and gynecological cancer at Club Fit, Jefferson Valley. More info/ pre-registration (required): 914-962-6402 or 800-532-4290

Saturdays-1-2:45pm Homework Help at the Kent Library. More info: 845-225-8585, kentlibrary.org

Saturdays-11:30am-1pm Literacy Connections at Reed Memorial Library, Carmel. ESL program for students ages 6 and up. More info/ reg: 845-225-2439

Saturdays-10am-12pm Technical Help at Kent Library, 17 Sybil’s Crossing, Kent Lakes. More info: 845-225- 8585, KentLibrary.org

Sundays-11:30am-3pm Hudson Valley Regional Farmers Market at HVCPA Building,15 Mt. Ebo Road South, Brewster. Outdoors in warm weather. More info: 845-878-9078 x 4218, , hvcpa.org

Sundays-4pm Howland Chamber Music Circle Performances at the Howland Cultural Center, 477 Main Street, Beacon. More info/ tickets: howlandmusic.org, 845-765-3012

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‘Where Jesus is now the star divine, Brighter and brighter he will shine, Oh beautiful star of Bethlehem, shine on.’ ~R. Fisher Boyce