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Things to Do The Halloween Season Shall Begin (Yes, That’s a thing!)

Fall-Visual & Performing Arts Classes or workshops with Putnam Arts Council. More info/reg:, 845-803- 8622

May-Nov (Every 1st & 3rd Tues) 11am-4pm Harvest for Health Farmers’ Market at NewYork-Presbyterian/ Hudson Valley Hospital. More info:

Until Oct 12- Stephen Wilhelm wood carving exhibit at Kent Public Library. More info: 845- 225-8585

Until Oct Hudson Highlands Land Trust Hikes throughout the Hudson Highlands. More info:, 845-424- 3358 x6

Until Nov 13-Weekly Sunday Organ Recitals at West Point Cadet Chapel. More info: special

Thursdays (Sept 29, Oct 6,13)-10am-12pm Drawing for Pleasure & Proficiency at Reed Memorial Library, Carmel. More info/reg: 845-225-2439

Fri Sept 30-4:30-8pm Carmel Rotary Club Harvestfest Dinner at George’s Place in Carmel. Honoring the Carmel High School Music Department, funding college scholarships for Carmel High School students. More info/tickets:, 845-225- 5323

Sat Oct 1- Bear Mountain Loop - approx. 10 miles Difficult hike. More info: 845-462 1909 or, MidHudsonADK. org

Sat Oct 1-10am-12pm Backyard Farming Workshop Series: Raising Backyard Chickens at Putnam Valley Grange. More info/ reg:, info@PutnamValley-, 914-949-4679

Sat Oct 1-9am-12pm Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day for Putnam County residents at the Putnam County Department of Health, 1 Geneva Road, Brewster Pre-Registration Required: 845-808-1390 x 43150, PutnamHealth@putnamcountyny. gov

Sat Oct 1-10am-2pm Department of Veterans Affairs Hudson Valley Health Care System information fair at 1875 Route 6, Carmel. More info: 914-737- 4400, ext. 3106.

Sat Oct 1- Theatre on the Road presents Poe’s Last Mystery at Bannerman Island. More info:

Sat Oct 1-12-5pm Mahopac Street Fair

Oct 1-30 Sergio Gonzalez- Tornero, Adrienne Cullom, and Alicia Gonzalez exhibit at Mahopac Public Library. More info:, 845-628- 2009, ext 100.

Oct 1,8,15,22,29-12- 1:30pm “Yoga: A Path Toward Wellness” open to women living with breast, ovarian and gynecological cancers, at Club Fit, Jefferson Valley. Free. More info/pre-reg(req) 914-962- 6402, 800-532-4290

Sun Oct 2-2016 Annual Support-A-Walk at FDR State Park in Yorktown Heights. More info: support-a-walk-overview, 914-962-6402,

Oct 3-Nov 14 (Mondays) 1-3:30pm Living Well Workshop at Putnam Hospital Center. No class October 10. More info/reg: 845-279-5711 ext. 2702,

Oct 3-Nov 14 (Mon) Living Well Liveable Chronic Disease Management Program (CDSMP) at Putnam Hospital Center. Free. More info/reg: 845-808- 1734

Oct 3, 17, 24, Nov 7, 14- 5-6pm Six week knitting class for ages 10 and up at the Kent Public Library. More info/reg:, 845-225-8585

Tues Oct 4-1pm ‘Know the 10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s disease’ at Mahopac Public Library. More info/reg: 845-628- 2009, ext 100,

Tues Oct 4-6:30pm ‘Clean Living 101’ at Mahopac Public Library. More info/ reg: 845-628-2009, ext 100,

Tues Oct 4- 7pm QSY Society Amateur Radio Club’s October meeting at the East Fishkill Community Library. Social halfhour begin at 7pm, meeting begins at 7:30. More info:, 914 582- 3744,

Wed Oct 5-4:30pm Bi- Lingual Story Time at Kent Public Library. More info:, 225-8585

Wed Oct 5-7pm “Oil Tank Removal: Everything You Need to Know” ” at Patterson Library. Free. More info:, 845-878-6121 x10

Thurs Oct 6-4pm Beaded Earring Workshop at Mahopac Public Library. More info/reg: 845-628- 2009, ext 100,

Starting Oct 6 Story Time with a Twist for 1-4 yr olds at Seven Star Dance Studio, 509 Route 312, Brewster. Free. More info:, 845-278-0728

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:

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:,, 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,

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

West Point Museum Exhibits-More info: 845-938- 3590,, Facebook

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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,

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

Tues, Wed, Thurs (Sept 27-Nov 17) Fall Story times at Kent Library. More info/reg: 845-225- 8585

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

Wednesdays Until Oct 26 -6:30-8:30pm Beginner Quilting Workshop at the Southeast Museum, Brewster. More info: 845-279- 7500,

3rd Wed of Month-Club For Cooks at Kent Public Library. More info/reg:, 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, 17 Sybil’s Crossing. More info: 845- 225-8585

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

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‘Pale amber sunlight falls across The reddening October trees, That hardly sway before a breeze As soft as summer: summer’s loss, Seems little, dear! on days like these.’ ~Ernest Dowson