The best local musicians entertain, classic, blues electric, acoustic, from HANK TO HENDRIX, it's all here. . St.George and Friends play from 9 till 10 then the jam starts, 3 to 6 musicians at a time playing 3 to 5 songs or 20 to 30 min. depending on how many musicians show.
Sign up at 8:30 get there early if you want to play early, the list fills fast.…
Added by russell St.George on May 11, 2013 at 9:24am — No Comments
Thank you to everyone who donated and supported us in many different ways,. We appreciate you very much.This past Arbor Day weekend Sarah Elisabeth and Richie Cabo put up the new eight foot tall heavy duty Deer Fence from Farm Tek.
Miss Vicky organized the Beacon Barks table for Sargent and Downing Gardens where The "Tioronda" band performed live near the Beacon Creamery. Noga ,Adam, Zohar and Dassi Cabo played for the crowd.Tioronda recorded a Cd "Songs of the Garden" which can be…Continue
Added by Richie Cabo on April 29, 2013 at 6:51pm — No Comments
Great jam last night as I said before and also thanks go out to Paul Markwalter of Beacon Tube Amps for bringing one of his amps in for us musicians to try. Paul can build you a custom amp, you can find him on Facebook at Beacon Tube Amps .
PLAYER LAST NIGHT
Karl Dushin guitar+ vocals , Bruce Vuurens bass, Mike Randolph guitar + bass, Harley Fine guitar+ vocals, Chuck Adams guitar + vocals, Allan Paul bass, Jake Benedict guitar + vocals, Billy Paschall drums, Jani drums, Jimi…
Added by russell St.George on April 14, 2013 at 3:21pm — No Comments
Alfie Kohn, described in Time magazine as "perhaps the most outspoken critic of education's fixation on grades [and] test scores," will speak at Poughkeepsie Day School on Thursday, April 25. His talk, “The Schools Our Children Deserve: Helping Students Become Critical Thinkers and Lifelong Learners,” is sponsored in association with Vassar College and Oakwood…Continue
Added by Sandra M. Moore on March 28, 2013 at 3:15pm — No Comments
Added by russell St.George on March 10, 2013 at 4:41pm — No Comments
The best local musicians entertain. St.George and Friends play from 9 till 10 then the jam starts, 3 to 6 musicians at a time playing 3 to 5 songs or 20 to 30 min. depending on how many musicians show.
Sign up at 8:30 get there early if you want to play early, the list fills fast. Wether you play or just want to listen it is always a great time.
This jam is in its 11th year!!
Joe's Irish Pub
Second Saturday jam @ Joe's Irish Pub hosted by St.George and Friends in its 11th year
Here is the list of performers from last nights gig, Jake Benedict, …Continue
Thank you's go out to everyone who came out last night, it was another great night of music. We had Glenn Reinheimer and Ralph Sansone from the band Frozen Ridge, Dead Men Walking's Bill Trenson,and Tom Dillon and ???, Mike Randolph, Charlie Adams, Louis Civitano, Bill Paschall, Janny, Tony Ricevuto, Jerry Kitzrow, Kevin McGary, Mike Robinson, Mike Lilario, Alice Williams, St.George and Friends Tony DeMarco, Darren DeMarco, Francisco Mena, Joe Nott, Pete McKaw (and myself).
Added by russell St.George on January 14, 2013 at 5:03pm — No Comments
Hi Friends, By now you all know that I am all about organics, plants
and teaching the kids and community about eating from the garden and
growing your own plants and food. You have to take a moment with your
family to look at this amazing take on how to live better and longer
through plants.This is the best holiday gift you could give someone
so pass it on to your friends.…
Added by Richie Cabo on December 25, 2012 at 1:54pm — No Comments
Some of you know me for the work I've done with the 9/11 Survivor Tree, & some know me from the Sargent~Downing Gardens. This week I have been working at tree removal from NYC from the terrible Sandy storm. After all the chain saw work I have done this week, it is more apparent to me than ever that the work of planting trees and caring for the environment is something we have to teach and show through…Continue
Added by Richie Cabo on November 2, 2012 at 2:30pm — No Comments
Check out the video for "Let It Grow" By The Tioronda Kids
Added by Richie Cabo on October 23, 2012 at 11:49pm — No Comments
The New Tioronda Kids; "Songs Of The Garden" CD Is Completed, and Coming Soon! Special Thanks To Eric Helmuth, Dassi Rosenkrantz-Cabo, Richie Cabo and The"Tioronda Kids" (Noga Cabo,Itai Levi,Adam Cabo,& Zohar Cabo) who all volunteered and donated their time and services. Oct 13th Tioronda Kids will be performing Live songs from the new Sargent~Downing Gardens CD At The 2nd Annual Sargent~Downing Gardens…Continue
Added by Richie Cabo on October 2, 2012 at 12:00am — No Comments
Hi everyone I spent the most amazing day with Dr. Jane Goodall at the U.N. Peace Day Celebration at The 9/11 Survivor Tree last friday. After the event over tea we discussed the state of the environment and how Monsanto and corporations are...hurting the environment with the use of Round Up and other harmful pesticides and herbicides.
When Rachel Carson wrote Silent Spring she was a scientist and $100,000.00 of dollars were spent to discredit her as a lunitic. Today they are spending…
Added by Richie Cabo on September 24, 2012 at 2:30pm — No Comments
The Daily Plant News of The Parks & Recreation featured a story about the Craig House Mansion's Cucumber Magnolia which was planted Sunday August 19th Check out the article at: http://www.nycgovparks.org/news/daily-plant?id=22738
Added by Richie Cabo on August 23, 2012 at 2:30pm — No Comments
Richie Cabo NYC Dept. of Parks Director of The Citywide Organic Nursery
& David Schuyler Proffessor of American History / Author at Franklyn Marshall College in Lancaster PA.
Author David Schuyler has a Cucumber Magnolia Tree planted in honor of his new book "The Sanctified Landscape" at Downing Park in Newburgh.The tree is from a seed propagated from the mother original tree planted by Henry Winthrop Sargent at the Tioronda…Continue
Thanks again and the performers were!!!!!!
Added by russell St.George on August 17, 2012 at 5:46pm — No Comments
We urge you to enjoy the Corn Festival in Beacon by the dock this Sunday! There will be no program at the Sargent and Downing Gardens Educational Center this Sunday, as we will be supporting and enjoying the Corn Festival festivities also.However if you would like afterwards to visit our gardens you can see the corn and all the other beautiful plants growing in our spiral garden. Thank you and have a wonderful weekend.
The Bees have been approved by the Beacon City…
Added by Richie Cabo on August 10, 2012 at 11:30am — No Comments
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::
See! Taste! Smell! Let the children run wild and discover…
Added by Richie Cabo on July 20, 2012 at 6:00pm — No Comments
May 12th was a beautiful day for Beacon. The sun shined down on our event, and special things happened at Beacons Newest Park located at the former University Settlement Camp. .When Mayor Casale was a councilman his first remark upon hearing about Sargent Downing Gardens was, "We have got to get the schools involved with this". This past Saturday this really happened in a…