Things to Do
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.
Winter Exhibit at the Putnam Arts Council, Mahopac – annual members show opens on Sunday, March 2 @ 3pm and continues through March 23. Current members 16+ are invited to display one piece of original art. Details available @putnamartscouncil.org or by contacting PAC @ 845.803.8622.
FrOGS “The Night of the Salamander” occurs on the night of the first spring rain at the end of March, when salamanders (and frogs) migrate in large numbers to their vernal pools to reproduce. If you’d like to observe the migration, leave your name and number with Beth Herr (845) 228-5635. Have your raincoat and flashlight handy, and be prepared for a last minute call!
March 6-6 pm- The Putnam County Metal Detectorists and Archeological Society meeting at the First Baptist Church Brewster, 460 N Main St., Brewster. Anyone interested in Metal Detecting is invited to attend. Finds of the Month and future club hunts will be topics for discussion. For more information, visit us online at www.greatreasure.com.
Wed March 12- 7 pm- “Wood & Box Turtles of the Great Swamp” at Patterson Library, 1167 Rte. 311 Patterson. Registration preferred, walk-ins welcome if space provides. Free program.
March 6-8- 7pm- Kennedy Catholic Players Presents ‘Bye Bye Birdie’ at Kennedy Catholic High School, 54 Route 138, Somers. Advance Tickets are: $15 Adults/$12 Seniors/$10 Students. At the Door tickets: $20 for Adults/ Seniors and Students. To reserve tickets: 914-232-5061 X 226 or email Players@KennedyCatholic.org
Fri March 7- 7 pm- “Kick Off The Weekend: Adult Trivia Night”, at Patterson Library, 1167 Rte. 311 Patterson. For ages 18 and over. Children over 3 can stay for “Fun Friday” with registration. Registration for trivia preferred, walk ins welcome if space available. Free program.
March 7- 7- 9 PM- Opening Reception “Abstracts, Colors & More”: by Judika Konowe Lieberman. Free Admission. Exhibit open Saturday, March 8, 15, noon – 2:00 pm, Sunday, March 16, noon – 2:00 pm at The Studio Around the Corner at Old Town Hall, 67 Main Street, Suite 101, Brewster
Sat March 8- 10 am- 12 pm- Village of Brewster Comprehensive Plan Update, Garden Street School gymnasium, 20 Garden St. Brewster. Visit BrewsterVillage-NY.gov to take an online survey
Sat Mar 8 - Tail Wagging Tutors: Kids read to trained dogs from 1 to 3 pm. Call the Reed Library to register, 845-225-2439.
Sat March 8- 1 to 3 pm- Bowling For Paws at Carmel Bowl, Old Rt 6 Carmel, pre- reg by March 3
Sat March 8- 7 pm- VFW # 9257 St. Patrick’s Day Dinner. Tickets are $10 advance (thru march 2), $15 at door. Tickets available at The Post, 4 Fairfield Dr., Patterson. Children under 5 eat free.
Sat March 8- The Carmel Rams Baseball Club will be hosting their Primary Season Fundraiser – “A Night at the Races”. . Doors open at 6:00 p.m., and horse races begin at 7:00 p.m. The cost is $25.00 per person paid in advance or at the door and includes dinner, beverages, and dessert. As an incentive to bring your friends, prepaid tables of eight may be purchased for only $150.00. In order for us to plan appropriately, please RSVPby Feb 28 to Dawn – firstname.lastname@example.org or Allyson –email@example.com.
Sunday, March 9 - 2 PMFrOGS’ Annual Meeting at the Patterson Library Community Room, Route 311 in Patterson. Open to the public.
Sun March 9- 9 am-12 pm- AMVETS Breakfast Buffet. 4 Fairfield Dr., Patterson.
Sun March 9- 3 pm- Kennedy Catholic Players Presents ‘Bye Bye Birdie’ at Kennedy Catholic High School, 54 Route 138, Somers. Advance Tickets are: $15 Adults/$12 Seniors/$10 Students. At the Door tickets: $20 for Adults/Seniors and Students. To reserve tickets: 914-232-5061 X 226 or email Players@KennedyCatholic.org
Sun March 9-9 am-11 am- Carmel Fire Department Auxiliary Breakfast Buffet at the fire house, 94 Gleneida Ave, Carmel. Adults $8, children 4-12 years $5, under 3 free.
Mon Mar 10 - National MS Society’s Southern New York Chapter will be hosting the 18th Annual Books For a Better Life Awards to be held at the TimesCenter in Manhattan. The cocktail reception will begin at 5:30 p.m. and the Awards program will be held from 7 p.m.-8:30 p.m. The Times Center is located at 242 West 41st Street, New York, NY, 10036
Mon March 10- 10 am and 6:30 pm- MEDICARE 101 at Mahopac Public Library. Free. Registration is required; register online at www.mahopaclibrary.org, or call 845- 628-2009, ext 100.
Wed March 12 - 7 PM- “Turtle Talk” at the Patterson Library Community Room, Route 311 in Patterson.
Wed March 12-9 am- Field trip to Vassar Farms with the Waterman Bird Club. Meet at farm, off Hooker at intersection with Raymond Ave, Poughkeepsie Visit www.watermanbirdclub.org for info.
Wed March 12-7 pm- “Raising a Financially Wise Child” Workshop at Mahopac Public Library. Free. Registration is required for this program; register online at www.mahopaclibrary.org, or call 845- 628-2009, ext 100.
Thurs March 13- 5:30-7:30 pm- Brewster Chamber of Commerce “After Biz Mixer” at Studio Around the Corner, 67 Main Street, Brewster. Free program, Complimentary wine, beer, and hors d’douvres. RSVP: firstname.lastname@example.org or 845 279 2477
March 15-April 6- Garrison Arts Center, Cyrilla Mozenter Sculpture and Louise Brooks Paintings: “Rock Homes,” a series of small paintings by Louise Brooks and “warm snow,” a body of 2D and 3D works by Cyrilla Mozenter. Free Admission. Opening Reception: Saturday, March 15, 5:00 to 7:00 pm.
Sat March 15-9 am-12 pm- Birding walk for Beginners at Vassar Farms. Ages 5 and up. Meet at farm, 20 Vassar Farm Lane at 845-724-5912. Visit Web: www.watermanbirdclub.org for info.
Sat March 15-8 pm- Armchair Actor Production of ‘Finding Home’ at Brewster Theater Company, 26 Prospect Street, Brewster
Sun March 16-3 pm- Armchair Actor Production of ‘Finding Home’ at Brewster Theater Company, 26 Prospect Street, Brewster