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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 with breast and ovarian cancer. Advance registration is required for all groups; call 914-962-6402 or 800-532-4290.

On-going support for Veterans – resume building, interviewing skills, connect with other programs. First Saturday of every month at Reed Memorial Library, 845- 225-2439.

Wanted Veterans: PFC Joseph Dwyer Veterans Peer to Peer Warmline is a new program that is being developed to assist callers from the community by offering information, referrals, and support to Veterans and their family members. Program staff will be comprised exclusively of Veterans providing “Peer Support” based on their own lived experience. All training provided. Applicants are required to provide a DD214. Please submit resume by fax 845-278- 0600 or email: More info: call 845-278-7600 ext. 214

July-Saturdays 10:30am- Lend Me Your Ears Music with Marlana at Reed Memorial Library. For kids 3-6. To register call 845-225-2439

July- Donna Filomio Exhibit at East Fishkill Library. Call library at 221 9943 for more info.

Until July 30- Edwin Pell Water Colors on display at Mahopac Public Library, 3rd floor gallery.

Until Sat Sep 20-9am-12pm- Pawling Farmers Market on Saturdays, on Village Green in Pawling. More info:

Thurs July 24,31- 2-3pm- Stretch Class at East Fishkill Library, Alley Community Room. Limited to 20 participants, registration required: (go to calendar), or call 221 9943

Until Aug 13- “Leap Into Reading” book club at Howland Public Library. Space limited, register with Ginny Figlia, Head of Youth Services, at or call 845-831-1134, x.103

Thurs July 24-9am-12pm- Assemblywoman Sandy Galef hosting Senior Forum at Cortlandt Town Hall, 1 Heady Street, Cortlandt Manor. Emphasizing Technology. Free, no RSVP needed.

Fri July 25-12pm- Gallery Talk: Faces and Figures in Self-Taught Art at Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center. Free.

Fri July 25-7pm- After Hours Teen Acoustic Open Mic Night at Patterson Library. Registration required. For more info/ to 845-878-6121 x10 or go to and click on calendar.

Fri July 25-2-3pm- “Getting Started with Instagram” at East Fishkill Library. Registration required, limited to 20 participants: Contact Cindy 845-221-9943 x225 to schedule laptop use.

Sat July 26-8-10pmLamp Post Critters program at Hubbard Lodge, 2920 Rte. 9, Cold Spring. Suggested donation - $3 Adults & $2Kids, call 845-265-3773 for info.

Sat July 26-5-7pm- Manitoga Mid-Summer Music featuring Ben Neill’s “Manitoga. Free for members, $25 public, $10 for children 15 and under. Reservations can be made on Manitoga/Russell Wright Design Center is located at 584 Rt. 9D, Garrison

Sat July 26-8am-Field trip to James Baird State Park with the Waterman Bird Club. Meet at restaurant parking lot, Baird State Park, off Taconic State Parkway, Pleasant Valley. Call Adrienne at 845-264-2015

Sat July 26-10:30am and 1pm- The Southeast Museum will hold a Paper Making Children’s Workshop. Reservation required call 845-279-7500. $5 for members, $7 non-members. 67 Main Street, Brewster.

Sat July 26-10am-3pm-Garden at Constitution Island. Travel to Island by boat from West Point’s South Dock or Garrison’s Landing. Boat Schedule at Hot Dog/Drinks stand, or bring own lunch. No rain date, Suggested donations for the preservation of the island can be made that day.

Sun July 27-6:30pm-8:30pm- Cold Spring Summer Sunset Music Series featuring Alexis P. Suter Band at Cold Spring’s Riverfront Bandstand. Free.

Sun July 27-9am-4pm-Flea Market at Temple Beth Shalom, 760 Rt 6, Mahopac. Raine or shine.

Tues July 29-6-8pm- Professional Women of Putnam’s “Cocktails and Connections” at The Chophouse Grille, 957 Route 6, Mahopac. $15 members, $20 non-members. Register at Please bring donation of school supplies.

Wed July 30-7:30am- Field trip to Pond Gut with the Waterman Bird Club. Meet at Pond Gut parking lot (at dead end), 100 Pond Gut Rd., Lagrangeville. Call Adrienne at 845-264-2015

Fri Aug 1-2-3:30pm- “Getting Started with Goodreads” at East Fishkill Library. Free. Limited to 20 seats, reg. at bring own laptop/tablet, limited number available at library. Contact Cindy at 845-221- 9943 x225 to schedule laptop use.

Fri Aug 1-2-8pm- Blood Drive at the North Highlands Firehouse, 504 Fishkill Road, Cold Spring, Contact info: 1-800-933-2566 [BLOOD].

Fri Aug 1-9:45am- “Big Latch On” Breastfeeding event at Carmel Fire Department, 94 Gleneida Avenue. 9:45 am registration, latch on at 10:30. Siblings are welcome. Please arrive by 10am so everyone can be registered and settled in. For more information: 845- 808-1390, x43119. Or visit

Aug 2-3- The Putnam County Wine & Food Festival at the Grounds of the Patterson Flea Market (3161 Route 22, Patterson. 11am-6pm on Saturday and 11am-5pm on Sunday. A portion of the event’s proceeds will be donated to Hillside Food Outreach. For more information, or to pre-register for this festival, please visithttp://

Sat Aug 2- 10am-3pm- Arts and Crafts Expo at Hopewell Depot Restoration, 36 Railroad Avenue, Hopewell Junction. Free. More info:

Sat Aug 2- Kent Historical Society Tag and Bake Sale at The Ludington Mill site (Old Carmel Camper area) Route 52,Ludingtonville. To help or donate (no clothing) call: 845 803 0372 or email Rain date Aug 3.

Sat Aug 2-11am-2pm- Secret Life of Toadstools program at Hubbard Lodge, 2920 Rte. 9, Cold Spring. Suggested Donation: $3 adults, $2 Kids. Info: 845-265-3773.

Sat Aug 2-First Presbyterian Church of Mahopac Country Auction at 61 Bryant Pond Road, Putnam Valley. Live and silent auction. Rain or shine. Please call 845-528- 4565 to arrange for free local pickup of donated items. For more information please call 845-628-2365 or email

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