Calendar for July 22-28


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305 Fitness
July 23 • 7:30-8:15pm • Life The Place To Be, 2 Lawrence Street, Ardsley • 45-minute nonstop cardio party featuring fun, easy-to-follow dance cardio moves and toning for your core and glutes. No dance experience required • $25 •


Music in the Parks
Wednesdays all summer long, 7pm • Free! • Full schedule: LINK


“Hyde Park in the Gilded Age”
Thursday, July 25 • 7pm • Wallace Center, FDR Library, Hyde Park • Compare the wealthy river families – whose houses were built by prominent architects and filled with treasures from abroad – and families who worked as coachmen, gardeners, and parlor maids supporting the lifestyles of the region's prominent families with an author talk and book signing with Carney Rhinevault and Shannon Butler. Free with registration required at


Collector’s Exhibit Closing Ceremony
Friday, July 26 • 5:30-7:30pm • Fall Kill Creative Works, 489 Main Street, Poughkeepsie •


Rockin’ on the River
Saturday, July 27 • 3-8pm • Rhinecliff Waterfront • Live music by the Jukebox Junkies, ice cream, food trucks, river tours and more. Free admission!


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Madness in Vegetables: Hudson Valley Artists 2019
On view through November 10 • Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, SUNY New Paltz •


“Advising the President: Attorney General Robert H. Jackson and Franklin D. Roosevelt”
Wednesday, July 31 • 4pm • Wallace Center at the FDR Presidential Library and Home, Hyde Park • Author talk and signing with William R. Casto • Free with registration required at

Call Me Ishmael – A Story of Exploitation
August 2 • 8-10pm • 327 Warren Street, Hudson • $10 •

Wassaic Project Summer Festival
Saturday, August 3 • noon - late • Luther Barn Field, 17 Furnace Bank Road, Wassaic • Full day of music, dance, film, artist talks, performances, readings and artist games. Free! •

Healing America’s Streams
Friday, August 9 • 7pm • Cary Institute Auditorium, 2801 Sharon Turnpike (Route 44), Millbrook • Dr. Margaret Palmer will discuss the social, political and ecological dynamics of our freshwater sources • Free with registration required • LINK

Great Hudson River Fish Count
August 10 • Taking place at 19 sites along the Hudson River from Staten Island to the Capital region. Family-friendly event using seines, minnow traps, rods and reels to explore the creatures found in the river • FREE! • LINK

Hudson Jazz Works Concert
August 11 • 4-6pm • 327 Warren Street, Hudson • Now in its 13th year, pianist Armen Donelian and saxophonist Marc Mommaas’ immersive Hudson Jazz Workshop culminates with a concert at Hudson Hall featuring renowned saxophonist Billy Drewes • $20 •

Catskill Jazz Factory: The Spirit of Harlem
August 24 • 7-9pm • 327 Warren Street, Hudson • Drawing on Harlem’s rich musical past and featuring some of today’s hottest jazz stars, take a journey on the A Train to Minton’s Playhouse and Carnegie Hall, paying homage to Duke Ellington, James P. Johnson, Dizzy Gillespie, Billie Holiday, Miles Davis, and Charlie Parker along the way • $25 •

A Journey of Song
August 30 • 7-9pm • 327 Warren Street, Hudson • Three local artists join forces to take us on a romantic journey of songs and duets. Travel through England, France, Germany and back to America with Purcell, Vaughan Williams, Schumann, Brahms, Fauré, Chausson, Cole Porter and more • $15 •

Basilica SoundScape
September 13 - 15 • Basilica Hudson • Weekend of art and music featuring the ‘imaginary movie scores’ of Jim Jarmusch and Carter Logan’s SQÜRL, a one-woman all-hardware electronic orchestra Ela Minus, punk-poet-performer-cyborg Andrea Abi-Karam to CRICKETS - a supergroup featuring Roddy Bottum (Faith No More), JD Samson (Le Tigre) and more • $45 and up • LINK

Rockland Arts Festival
Sunday, September 22 • noon - 4pm (raindate: September 29) • Piermont Pier, 95 Ferry Road, Piermont • Over 100 regional artists on display with live music, food and kids activities • Free! •

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Call for TEACHING ARTISTS: Arts Mid-Hudson is seeking teaching artists for 2020. Apply here or get in touch with Melissa at 845-454-3222 for more information.

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