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July 2012 News (18)

Garden Talk @ Sargent~Downing Gardens Community Educational Center By Horticulturist Richie Cabo. Organics What Is It & Why Is It Important?

This is a talk for children as well as adults. Organics what is it and why is it important?

Come join horticulturist Richie Cabo at the Educational Center and then we will move to the garden to finish up the talk. Children will meet after the talk for a play date in the nature! Parents can meet and great eachother we have a great group of people so you can continue the conversation while the kids play.

Was  "Silent Spring" by Rachel Carson ahead of it's time?Or are we just…


Added by Richie Cabo on July 27, 2012 at 11:20am — No Comments

Beacon’s Second Saturday gets great coverage in the New York Times

Thanks Peter Applebome!


Second Saturday, a monthly assortment of art shows, free wine and cheese, street music and people-watching, has become a favored institution in this old Hudson River industrial town, where …


Added by Ben Royce on July 20, 2012 at 11:34pm — No Comments

Herbal Children!

Hi Everyone this Sunday 7/22 at 2:30 pm- 3:00pm Sarah will lead the

Children's garden talk at the Sargent~Downing Gardens. Afterwards

families can relax and enjoy a nature play date from 3:-3:30pm at the

Sargent~Downing Gardens and Nursery in the University Settlement Camp

Park which has some of Beacon's most beautiful and historic


This weeks program is::

Herbal Children

See!  Taste!  Smell!  Let the children run wild and discover…


Added by Richie Cabo on July 20, 2012 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Free Lunch

Free lunch is being offered for all children under 18, Monday thru Friday 11:30 to 12:30 at First Presbyterian Church 50 Liberty St in Beacon. Come enjoy a nutritious lunch and maybe a game!

Added by Denise Y. Crisci on July 20, 2012 at 12:11pm — No Comments

Beacon Flea Market - Sunday July 22nd!

Beacon Flea Market will close for the month of August and reopen in September and October. Two more Sundays left in July! Come and check us out! Lots of great vendors selling true flea stuff. Boxes, trunks, furniture, books, vinyl, glassware, gently used designer items, and hand made crafts! Nothing new in bulk!

If you have items cluttering up your porch, attic or basement come on down to the flea and sell to a ready-made crowd! This is a 'true flea' - no new items or 'as seen on…


Added by Emma Dewing on July 18, 2012 at 2:47pm — No Comments

The Danish Bicycle Highway

This is just so cool: the Danish are taking the idea of the highway system between the burbs and the urban cores, and applying it to bicycles only:

Meanwhile, us Americans rot in gridlock.

I nominate the old croton aqueduct as our first…


Added by Ben Royce on July 18, 2012 at 1:47pm — 4 Comments

From our Ning neighbors to the south -

Nice feature on Second Saturday in Click here:

Added by Dan Rigney on July 15, 2012 at 6:35pm — No Comments

Second Saturday Jam with ST.George and Friends @ Joe's Irish Pub

Great jam last night with some ass kickin talent. Thanks to all who were there to listen and Thank you to all the following very talented musicians, Carla Springer and Mark Springer vocals and guitar, Michael Randolph bass, Dan Platt guitar, Pete Reggio drums, Tom…


Added by russell St.George on July 15, 2012 at 3:18pm — No Comments

Beacon Botanicals Blog

Beacon Botanicals Blog :

This site is about enjoying what nature has to offer. Featuring recipes, photo's, arts, crafts, handmade botanical bath and beauty products as well as instructions, how-to's and project idea's. I hope to provide information you need to delve into the world of all natural beauty products, essential oils, herbs, and other things that come up along the way that I feel are important to talk about on this subject and many more.

Please visit us at :…


Added by Erin Zukowski on July 12, 2012 at 10:52am — No Comments

casting360 scam

Just want everyone in Beacon to know about the "movie extra" job scam being advertised locally.  From a "Yahoo Answers" reply: and are the same company and both are a well known Advance Fee Job Scam. There are literally hundreds and hundreds of online complaints and as many Better Business Bureau complaints. 

The Los Angeles BBB as well as the National BBB give Casting360360 and Talent6 an "F" rating, which is actually…


Added by Steve Knowles on July 11, 2012 at 11:38am — 1 Comment

City of Beacon Police Department in the Poughkeepsie Journal

 Great news for Beacon in this article  PoJo Crime Beat News 7/9/12   


I, personally, would like to thank the police chief and the mayor for jumping on this issue so early in their new position / new term...AND for getting it done.  Now, Beacon is…


Added by pete nocerino on July 10, 2012 at 11:28am — 6 Comments

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Added by LuAnn Arena on July 9, 2012 at 4:30pm — No Comments

New Surface for Henry Street, just in time for Beacon Flea!

The City of Beacon have top coated the Henry Street parking lot - it's a smooth black surface - Thank You! 


Come and visit Beacon Flea in the morning!  Grab an iced coffee on Main Street and try out the 'new surface', fabulous vendors, great bargains, and wonderful treasures!

Sunday, 8am - 3pm, Henry Street and South Chestnut.

See you…


Added by Emma Dewing on July 7, 2012 at 4:55pm — 4 Comments

Sargent~Downing Children's Garden Talk Sunday;Poster Art Work On Display In Beacon!

Please join us this Sunday, July 7 at 2:30  at The Sargent~Downing Gardens & Nursery 724 Wolcott Ave (Rt. 9D) in The University Settlement Camp Park for...
Deconstructing Lily: A Closer Look at Flowers
What's the reason for a flower? Why do they smell so good, look so pretty, and come in so many shapes, sizes and colors? In this session, children will dissect flowers and discover how they work their magic. We'll also explore the garden and surrounding…

Added by Richie Cabo on July 5, 2012 at 10:55am — No Comments

Sargent~Downing Gardens Children's Poster Art Is On Display In Store Windows Throughout Beacon's Main Street For The Week Of The 4th Of July

Local Artist Jean Marc at work with the children creating Art. You Can look for these masterpieces in windows of Beacon storefronts.

Added by Richie Cabo on July 4, 2012 at 12:22pm — No Comments

Bike Accident

Does anyone know if the cyclist involved in a serious bike accident on 9D Monday morning is ok? If anyone knows anythings please share; I hope he or she is recovering well. 

Added by Joseph Glauda on July 4, 2012 at 8:30am — 2 Comments

Pediatrician available 4th of July

Hi, Although we are closed on Wednesday July 4th. If the need arises, (sick child) we are available. Of course in the case of any serious injury please go to the Hospital/emergency room. But if it is not as serious and your child still needs to see a doctor please call us (845) 831-5995 and leave a message. Dr. Bernardez will return your call.

Thank you.

Orange Pediatric Care, P.C.

Added by Chris Ungaro on July 4, 2012 at 1:45am — No Comments

Garden Talk today at Sargent~Downing Gardens


Plant Part Salad

Come and learn about the parts of plants we eat every day. A few may surprise you! We’ll look at how a plant's different parts help it grow, survive, and reproduce. Kids will also collect, press, and preserve their own plant…


Added by Richie Cabo on July 1, 2012 at 9:00am — No Comments

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