Added by Anne Lynch on September 29, 2009 at 11:08pm —
Check out Peter McGivney's Beacon Block Party Photo Albu
m for more great shots!
Thanks to everyone who turned out to have fun for a good cause!
The brain child of myself, Doug Berlin, Clareann Grimaldi and Jinni James, Beacon Block Party raised over $2,300 for the Beacon of… Continue
Added by Kelly Kingman on September 25, 2009 at 11:00am —
Hey BCN -
I just added an application to this site called Marketplace
. Basically, it's a classifieds system that we can use to post items for sale, jobs, yard sales, rooms for rent, et cetera.
You can access it via the tab at the top of this page next to… Continue
Added by Kelly Kingman on September 22, 2009 at 5:00pm —
Here are the Beacon winners of the Best of Hudson Valley 2009
BEST Place to Pair Wine & Food
Artisan Wine Shop
Looking to wow dinner guests with your ability to match meals with just the right wine? Consider Mei Ying So and Tim Buzinski your senseis, and their Saturday-afternoon wine-food tastings your dojo. The Artisan Wine Shop owners call on… Continue
Added by Kelly Kingman on September 21, 2009 at 10:00pm —
New Events Policy
Please only post events that are no more than a few days in duration. This will avoid too much repetition in the events section.
Please do post information in the News section with regard to announcing new programs. I'm exploring better ways to showcase our ongoing programs and exhibitions in town.
Added by Kelly Kingman on September 21, 2009 at 5:31pm —
Local First, a Grand Rapids. Michigan based organization that encourages sustainable, locally-based economies has made a simple but effective illustration of how money flows if it’s spent at a locally owned business versus a non-local business.
They explain their top ten reasons to shop local first.
Read more… Continue
Added by Venessa Miemis on September 21, 2009 at 7:16am —
Common Ground Farm will hold a workshop on how to make your own goat cheese. Learn all you need to know to make your own fresh cheese from goats milk: recipes, equipment, safety issues, supplies. Includes a visit to the barn and the goats at instructor Natalie Wilkinson's farm.
Saturday, October 24
10am - 12 noon
Cost: $10 members, $15 nonmembers
Location: Newburgh home
To register, email firstname.lastname@example.org
Added by Jen Clapp on September 20, 2009 at 10:10pm —
Beacon Open Studios organized by Theresa Gooby and sponsored by Beacon Arts Community Association (BACA) has attracted the work of a record number of artists in 2009. From September 25-27, 2009 artists living and working in our city will show you why we say ‘Beacon: the art happens here.’ You’ll find these artists at the usual places like the Beacon Studios at the old high school, Spire Studios, and The Mill on Rt. 52. There are also artists are also opening up their home studios and other… Continue
Added by Kelly Kingman on September 20, 2009 at 10:30am —
Terrific 2-bedroom apartment available October 1 for one month or longer. Just of Main on East Main, quick walk to Main Street Beacon restaurants, galleries, coffeeshop. Super bright and tidy, hangout deck, view of the falls and Fishkill Creek, old brick Beacon charm. Only drawbacks: offsite laundry & street parking. But unbeatably great neighbors and good price: $1050 + utilities for one month with an option to sign one year lease. Email email@example.com for more pics and… Continue
Added by Melissa Tatge on September 19, 2009 at 3:24pm —
Sunday, September 20
Noon - 4 PM
Come and see what's in the bags and cans, taste, get samples, and coupons.
Added by Libby Faison on September 17, 2009 at 4:19pm —
Added by Kelly Kingman on September 16, 2009 at 9:43am —
Here is the 2008 & 2009 attendance record to date. It was supplied to me by Colleen Swift and Mayor Gold. I requested it and they happily provided it.
Leake, Deanna Present 70 Absent 10 Late 0 Total 80
Kelly, Charles Present 62 Absent 18 Late 0 Total 80
Thompson, Eleanor Present 27 Absent 48 Late 5 Total 80
Fredericks, Marlene Present 67 Absent 13 Late 0 Total 80
Casale, Randy Present 79 Absent 1 Late 0 Total 80
Added by Ray Fusco on September 13, 2009 at 10:00pm —
So, I helped with the video and made the first pledge (to see how that worked) and now I'm out here promoting my favorite musician:
Had a lot of fun making the video; hope you guys enjoy it as much! Please pass it around and pledge/participate if you can!
Added by Andrea N. (once of pearldaddy) on September 12, 2009 at 12:01pm —
Common Ground Farm's Brunch in the Fields
has been postponed until Sunday, September 13th.
Added by Kelly Kingman on September 11, 2009 at 2:05pm —
Here's a list of all the ways you can give directly to Beacon of Hope Community Fund (BOHCF)
tomorrow WHILE having a blast, raining or not:
• Show up! Your $5 admission goes directly to the fund, and enters you in the drawing for tons of prizes
• Take a shot at one of the many city political figures who have volunteered for the… Continue
Added by Kelly Kingman on September 11, 2009 at 10:30am —
Here's how our raffle works on Saturday:
- Your $5 admission buys you one ticket that is automatically entered in our drawing.
- Additional tickets will be available for purchase for $2 to increase your chances of winning!
Raffle Drawing Prizes (thanks to all of our donors!):
- 1 dozen bagels & pound of cream cheese from The Beacon Bagel
- 1 tote bag filled with Clearwater merchandise from the Hudson River Sloop Clearwater
- 1 $15 gift… Continue
Added by Kelly Kingman on September 8, 2009 at 11:00am —
Here is our dunking schedule for Saturday, 9/12, at the Beacon Block Party
- 12:30PM: Sara Pasti - Council Ward 4
- 12:45PM: Andrew Forman - Council Ward 1 candidate
- 1:00PM: Charlie Kelly - Council Ward 3
- 1:15PM: Jerry Landisi - Council Ward 1 candidate
- 1:30PM: John Forman - County Legislator
- 2:00PM: Don Rich - Council Ward 2 candidate
- 2:15PM: Mayor Steve Gold
- 2:30PM:… Continue
Added by Kelly Kingman on September 5, 2009 at 3:30pm —
I feel like there's so much going on next Second Saturday that we needed a special round-up!
Begin your day with Common Ground's Second Annual Brunch in the Fields
at 10AM. Then bring the family over to the Piggy Bank for the first-ever Beacon Block Party
or head over to Zuzu's for the Windows on Main… Continue
Added by Kelly Kingman on September 5, 2009 at 3:30pm —
Common Ground Farm will be offering an 8-week series of farm and nature workshops for children ages 2 -4 years old, with a care provider, starting on Tuesday and Wednesday, September 15 & 16. Each week will cover a different topic, including Sunflowers, The 3 Sisters: Corn, Beans & Squash, Tractors & Farm Machines, Nature in Autumn, and many more. Classes are experiential and include stories, songs, crafts and activities specially designed for young children. Cost: $7 per class or… Continue
Added by Jen Clapp on September 3, 2009 at 2:33pm —
Traditional Yang Style Tai Chi Chuan, Chinese Chi Kung (Qigong) and Nei Kung taught by Coach “Shadow” Shadoan, Bronze Medalist in the 2005 International Kuoshu Tai Chi Push Hands competition and a top student of the famous Grandmaster C.K. Chu. Coach Shadow has taught hundreds of students Tai Chi & Chi Kung in New York City under the auspices of the… Continue
Added by Coach Shadow on September 2, 2009 at 6:11pm —