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July 2013 News (14)

Great Upcoming Poetry Events in August!


Come out and support Beacon literature at these great upcoming poetry events in August!

CAPS Poetry Marathon:

A full 12 hours of readings by Hudson Valley Poets!

Sat. August 3 from 11AM to 11PM.

(I'll be reading at 1:00PM)

Howland Cultural Center, 477 Main Street, Beacon, Ny


Beacon Poetry at …


Added by Larry Sansone on July 30, 2013 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Beacon Lions Club Event

The Beacon Lions Club will be holding a Physic Fair on August 17. The event will run from 1pm-7pm at Southern Duchess Bowl on Rte 52 in Beacon. FMI call Donna at 845-831-5674


Added by Mark Jones on July 29, 2013 at 5:31pm — No Comments


It took a few extra weeks to actually get started but I just finished cataloging the first day’s samples from May/June’s trip to the Eiffel Tower.

That would be roughly 828 raw samples yielding roughly 170 chosen sounds.

And that was from a short day; we had preliminary meetings with the Eiffel Tower administration on Day 1, and only started at around…


Added by Joseph Bertolozzi on July 26, 2013 at 1:22am — No Comments

Huge yard sale 69 Verplanck Ave Saturday July 27th

There will be a Huge Indoor/Outdoor Sale at 69 Verplanck Ave on Saturday from 7.30 am onwards.  The garage (two floors), yard and drive, and lower level of the house is stacked high with newly added items that range from antique, vintage, seasonal, to cookware, trinkets, collectibles, and art work/prints and so much more!

69 Verpanck Ave, cross street is N Elm, which is best for parking.  Saturday July 27th, 7.30am - all…

Added by Emma Dewing on July 25, 2013 at 4:53pm — No Comments

Cicada Killer Paradise

First came the cicadas, then came the cicada killers.

Hundreds of them at Long Dock. Fat 2 inch long wasps.

They are like the tarantula hawk of the desert southwest- they paralyze their prey, put them in a deep brood chamber, deposit a single egg on the still living prey, then its young hatch and eat the cicada alive.

Cicada killers love dry mounds of soft soil (easy digging) to build their brood chambers in, and Scenic Hudson has built the…


Added by Ben Royce on July 24, 2013 at 10:30pm — No Comments

Chainsaw sharpening

Anyone know where I can get this done?

Added by Joan Martorano on July 16, 2013 at 5:12am — 2 Comments

Does anyone know about Green Drinks?

Hey! I used to participate in Green Drinks in NYC, Baltimore, London, etc... wherever I was living. I saw a posting from 2009 and 2011 on Beacon Citizen, but nothing current. Anyone up for getting together and having drinks? Doesn't need to be Green, but I like the idea of it!

Added by Rache Brand on July 15, 2013 at 10:20pm — 1 Comment

Second Saturday Jam with ST.George and Friends @ Joe's Irish Pub last nights performers were!

Last night players were: Robert Perrone, Smoking Monkeys, Charlie Adams, Don Caetano, Alan Paul, Jack and Friends(David, Steve and Roddy), 

Harley Fine, Vito Luizzi (Johnny Winter drummer 1999-2001), Jake Benedict, Mark Drums Pisanelli, Mary Stone, Harry Lawrence, Thom Joyce, Mitch Florian, Nick Mara, Anthony Ricevuto, Marry Poppins(Spoon Lady), and the best house band a guitarist singer could ask for and Friends, Anthony F. DeMarco, Joseph Nott, Francisco…


Added by russell St.George on July 14, 2013 at 6:42pm — No Comments

Beacon Flea Sunday

Beacon Flea is on! Come get your fix and find those treasures! Beacon Flea is probably the only flea with no sock vendors! It's all old, collectible, antique, unique and gently loved pre-owned items...

Sunday, 8am - 3pm at S Chestnut and Henry

Added by Emma Dewing on July 13, 2013 at 9:58pm — No Comments

Pot Luck Today With Music Jam, and Masks program

Sargent-Downing Gardens at 724 Wolcott Ave Beacon Ny  is pleased to offer the following classes and workshops in July.

      Stories and Masks of Western Africa - this is a 2 day workshop 7/7 and 7/14. 1-3pm. Taught by Alejandro Lopez.  Exploring how nature is presented in art and stories.

        Music in the Garden - Sundays 7/7 and 7/14  4-6pm. Come and play or listen to this music jam in the garden.  Bring a blanket for your self and a dish to share to this potluck.…


Added by Richie Cabo on July 7, 2013 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Beacon Flea Sunday July 7th!

Come early, beat the heat!  Early bird gets the worm!  Grab iced coffee and breakfast morsels on Main St and take a stroll whilst perusing for treasures!

We are there setting up from 6am, and if we can stand the heat we will be there until 3pm.

S Chestnut and Henry, behind post office.


tweet @beaconflea

Added by Emma Dewing on July 5, 2013 at 9:55pm — No Comments

An Evening with the Executive Director of Food and Water Watch and Glynwood President in Beacon

Tuesday, July 23rd at 7pm at Fovea Exhibitions, 143 Main Street. 

Reserve your seat and join the D.C.-based Executive Director of Food and Water Watch, Wenonah Hauter, along with Glynwood President Kathleen Frith in an intimate discussion about Ms. Hauter's new book Foodopoly- The Battle Over the Future of Food and Farming in America.

Attendees receive a signed copy of…


Added by Stephanie Heimann on July 3, 2013 at 2:15pm — No Comments

Borrelia Miyamotoi: emergent tick borne illness

It's a related spirochete to Borrelia burgdorferi (primary Lyme disease causing bug).

But the key difference with this bacterium is you have Lyme symptoms, but no rash.


Added by Ben Royce on July 3, 2013 at 11:39am — 5 Comments

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