Events for March 4-10, 2019

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TUESDAY: It's Mardi Gras!
Riverkeeper Film Screening and Panel Discussion
Tuesday, March 5 • 5:30pm • Newburgh Brewing Company, Newburgh. Two new films from filmmaker Jon Bowermaster – “Source to Sea” explores how Riverkeeper’s Water Quality Program answers the question “How’s the water?”; and “Undamming the Hudson River” highlighting Riverkeeper’s efforts to restore natural habitat by eliminating obsolete dams throughout the Hudson River Estuary. $10 donation. More info: Link

“Instructions for a Funeral: Stories” with author David Means
March 6, 2019 • 6-7:30pm • Oblong Books and Music, Rhinebeck. RSVP requested. More info: Link 

Northern Dutchess Beekeepers Club
Thursday, March 7, 2019 • 7-9pm • Starr Library Community Room, Rhinebeck. Guest speaker: Ray Tousey of Tousey Wineries in Germantown. Free. 

FRIDAY: International Women’s History Day
Launch of Women Who Whiskey
Friday, March 8, 2019 • 6:30pm • Olde York Farm:  Distillery and Cooperage, Claverack; Tour, tastings, raffles and more; Free with RSVP required; More info: Facebook

Into the Here and Now: A New Music Triple Bill with Julia Kent, Christopher Tignor and Alexander Turnquist
Friday, March 8, 2019 • 7-9pm • Hudson Hall at the historic Hudson Opera House, 327 Warren Street, Hudson, New York 12534; Cost: $20; More info: Link

Family Maple Sugaring
Saturday, March 9, 2019 • 10am - noon • Hasbrouck Park Rd., Kingston; Learn how maple syrup is made! Free. More info: Facebook  

Paddy on the River 
Saturday, March 9, 2019 • 11am - 5pm; Waryas Park, Poughkeepsie. Live entertainment, vendors, beer and more; $12-$40; More info: Link

2019 St. Patrick’s Day Parade of Green
Saturday, March 9 • noon -2pm; Main Street, Beacon. More info: Facebook 

SUNDAY: Daylight Savings Time Begins!
31st Annual Shamrock Run + St. Patrick’s Parade
Sunday, March 10, 2019 • 12:50-1:50pm • Run starts at the Academy Green and ends in the Rondout area of Kingston, followed by parade. More info: Link 

Guns N Hoses vs. Saratoga Springs Fire Ice Hockey Game
Sunday, March 10 • 3-6pm; McCann Ice Arena, Mid-Hudson Civic Center, Poughkeepsie; Free; More info: Link

Awesome Newburgh Pitch Party
Sunday, March 17, 2019 • 3-5pm • 7 S Lander Street, Newburgh, NY 12550 • Free • The Awesome Newburgh Foundation awards monthly micro-grants to creative projects in Newburgh. This pitch party will offer the public the chance to vote for the winner of $1,000. Food, music & drinks will be served. The event is free and the winner will be announced that evening. More info: