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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

Reg for Spring/Summer Art Courses at the Putnam Arts Council. More info: putnamartscouncil.com, 845-803-8622

May 9-June 20 Living Well workshop series, at Putnam Hospital Center. Mondays, 1-3:30pm. More info: 845- 279-5711, ext. 2702, schisick@ health-quest.org

Thurs May 26-7pm Breast & Ovarian Cancer Support Group at Vassar Brothers Medical Center, Poughkeepsie. More info supportconnection.org. Reg: 914-962-6402, 800-532- 4290

May 27 & 28-10am-3:30pm Book Sale at Kent Public Library Book Cellar. From 10am to 12 pm on Friday, there is a $10 “early bird preview”. More info: friendsofkentlibrary. blogspot.com, 845-225-8585

Fri May 27-Mon May 30 Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum and the Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt National Historic Site Memorial Day Events.

Sat May 28-10am-12pm Free Community Photography Workshop at Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt NHS at the Roosevelt Stables. More info: bill_urbin@nps. gov, 845-229-2006

Sat May 28-10am FrOGS Paddle to Pine Island/Hike to Hawk’s Rest. More info/ reg: 845-878-6486

Sun May 29-12:30-3pm Strawberry Festival at Brookfield Museum, 165 Whisconer Road, Brookfield Center ( intersection of Route 25 and 133.) More info: brookfieldcthistory.org

May 31, June 7,14,21-10am- 12pm ‘Watercolor-The Next Steps’ Planning at Reed Memorial Library, Carmel. More info/reg: , 845-225-2439

May 31, June 7, 14-4:30- 5:30pm ‘The Fundamentals of Watercolor Painting’ for kids 8-12, at Kent Public Library. More info/reg: kentlibrary.org, 845-225-8585

June- Works by Ed Dabrowski at Studio Around the Corner, Brewster. More info: 845-363- 8330, oththeater.org

Jun 1, 8, 15-7-8pm Community Education Series: focus on alcohol/substance abuse at Putnam Hospital Center. More info/reg (req) SSAL@ DrugCrisisInOurBackyard.com

June 2-June 30 (Thurs) 10am-12pm, ‘Drawing-The Next Steps’ at Reed Memorial Library, Carmel. More info/ reg: 845-225-2439

Thurs June 2- 9:30-11am Putnam County Office for Senior Resources Computer Learning Center for Seniors Registration at the William Koehler Senior Center, 180 Route 6 in Mahopac and the Putnam Valley Senior Center, 117 Town Park Lane, Putnam Valley. More info/reg: 845-277-5422, jak4dogs@verizon.net

Thurs June 2-6pm Brewster Rotary Wine Tasting at Vista on the Hill (Temple Beth Elohim) 31 Mount Ebo Road North, Brewster. More info/RSVP: 845-278-3123 , brewsterrotary@gmail.com, brewsterrotary.org

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

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-12:30-2:00pm 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 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 (May 5-June 9) 1:30pm Afternoon Storytime at Reed Memorial Library, Carmel more info/reg: 225- 2439

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

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

First Sat of month (April- Oct) 9am-1pm Live Poultry & Farm animal market at Putnam Valley Grange, 128 Mill Street at Peekskill Hollow Rd., Putnam Valley. More info: PutnamValleyGrange.org/backyardfarming

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 (June 18-Oct 1) 9am-1pm Pawling Farmers Market on Pawling’s Village Green. More info: pawlingfarmersmarket.org

Every Sat-10am-2pm 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

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