Monthly Archive: February, 2012

The Graduate Vocal Arts Program Presents: An Opera Double Bill

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Friday, March 9 at 8 pm Sunday, March 11 at 3 pm Tickets: $15, 25, 35, 100* *The $100 ticket includes premium seating and an invitation to a special champagne reception on Sunday,… Continue reading

Daily Freeman Reports: Rhinebeck school principals offer conservative budgets

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RHINEBECK, N.Y. —School trustees on Tuesday expressed gratitude to building principals for offering conservative budget proposals, but asked the administrators not to lose sight of long-term goals. Read On: http://www.dailyfreeman.com/articles/2012/02/29/news/doc4f4d91a77ed63665457887.txt

Kumon Math and Reading Center of Rhinebeck

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The new Kumon Math and Reading Center of Rhinebeck (Springbrook plaza) is hosting a special literacy open house this Saturday, March 3 from 10:30am -1:30pm to support children’s literacy month.  Kumon is partnering with RIF… Continue reading

Author Talk: Susan Fox Rogers at Starr Library

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What:  Author Talk with Susan Fox Rogers, “My Reach – A Hudson River Memoir” When:  Thursday, March 15, at 6:30pm Where: Starr Library, 68 W. Market St., Rhinebeck Join us for an evening… Continue reading

State sets up eBay store

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   New York State News Reports :http://www.empirestatenews.net/News/20120225-5.html ALBANY – The Office of General Services (OGS) will launch “NYSStore,” a new eBay-based online platform to sell unneeded state vehicles and other excess state assets.… Continue reading

BEST OF HUDSON VALLEY 2012

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Who has the best burger in the region? Where can you find the best brunch? Here’s your chance to let us know all the reasons you love living in the Hudson Valley! For… Continue reading

Daily Freeman Reports: Village of Rhinebeck may make exception to prohibition on private wells

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RHINEBECK, N.Y. — The Village Board is considering a request by village resident Deni Bank to waive a prohibition on private wells so a drainage pit can be constructed that diverts storm water… Continue reading

Oblong Events~ March 2012

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Friday, March 2, 6:00pm HUDSON VALLEY YA SOCIETY: Lauren Oliver & Kate Ellison Lauren Oliver (Pandemonium) and debut novelist Kate Ellison (The Butterfly Clues) come to the Hudson Valley in a memorable and… Continue reading

WeRecycle Event at Rhinebeck High/Middle School ~ March 3rd, 2012

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WeRecycle Event Saturday~ March 3rd, 2012 Time : 10am – 2pm Rhinebeck High/Middle School North Park Road Rhinebeck, New York 12572 What items can I recycle? Desktop Computers     Laptops Keyboards, power cords, and… Continue reading

Village of Rhinebeck Informational Notice

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January 25, 2012 The Village of Rhinebeck Board of Trustees is looking for volunteers to form a steering committee for the purpose of creating an events code.  Anyone interested should submit a letter… Continue reading

Mardi Gras Dance Party February 25th 2012

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A fundraiser sponsored by Rhinebeck Crew Inc. Cash bar, Hors d’oeuvres, live music of U Guys! Silent Auction. All proceeds go directly to the Rhinebeck Crew Team $18 in advance~$20 at the door… Continue reading

Friday, February 24th, 7:30 pm at the Starr Library ~Rhinebeck Historical Society Event

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Have you ever wondered who lived in your house before you and when it was built?  David Miler, President of the Rhinebeck Historical Society. will tell you how to find out using the… Continue reading

Fall 2012 Kindergarten Registration Process Under Way

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Plans are already under way for the group of children who will enter Kindergarten in the Fall of 2012. If you have a child who will be five years old by December 1st,… Continue reading

“Barking Allowed. Big Personalities Rewarded…” Go Dog Go Event in Rhinebeck

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The Daily Wag ~ Martha Stewart Blog By Dr. Pia Salk While I am typically not one to ‘judge,’ last weekend I did just that! I was invited to be a judge in the… Continue reading

The Dutchess County Department of Health has noted ~ Increase in Gastrointestinal Illness in Dutchess County

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2012 News Release: http://www.co.dutchess.ny.us/CountyGov/Departments/Health/20775_21129.htm The Dutchess County Department of Health has noted a significant increase in gastrointestinal illnesses within Dutchess County.  Symptoms include: vomiting and/or diarrhea (episodes of three or more within a… Continue reading

A Full-Scale Production of Mendelssohn’s Elijah with Full Orchestra and Chorus of More Than 100 Singers

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Mendelssohn’s Elijah Performance of Mendelssohn’s oratorio Elijah, featuring members of the American Symphony Orchestra and the Bard Conservatory Orchestra, with singers from the Graduate Vocal Arts Program, Bard College Chamber Singers, and Cappella Festiva. James… Continue reading

Rethinking the Rules of Living: A Lecture Series by Judith Garten

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Rethinking the Rules of Living  A Lecture Series by Judith Garten Letting Your Loneliness Cut Deep Tuesday, February 21, 2012 Starr Library 68 Market Street Rhinebeck, NY (Contribution $7) The 14th Century Persian… Continue reading

THE ESSENTIALS OF A WALDORF EDUCATION: Fostering a lifetime love of learning

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Starr Library “Living Independently”

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  Tuesday, February 28, 6:30pm Starr Library, 68 West Market Street, Rhinebeck  (845) 876-4030   “Living Independently…In Community” – More than 200 self-help communities, usually called “villages”, have organized all across the county.  If… Continue reading

JOHN SAYLES SCREENS HIS FILM MEN WITH GUNS AT BARD COLLEGE TO BENEFIT RHINEBECK INTERACT CLUB

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ACCLAIMED WRITER AND FILM DIRECTOR JOHN SAYLES SCREENS HIS FILM MEN WITH GUNS AT BARD COLLEGE TO BENEFIT RHINEBECK INTERACT CLUB’S HUMANITARIAN PROJECT IN NICARAGUA This Friday, February 17, 2012, starting at 7:00 pm at… Continue reading

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Dog License ~ Rhinebeck

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All dogs harbored in the Town & Village of Rhinebeck require a municipal license.  This license can be obtained at the Town Clerk’s Office and is renewed yearly.   Proof of current Rabies Vaccine… Continue reading

Daily Freeman Reports: Violets get top role (video)

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The documentary, “Sweet Violets,” tells the story of the forgotten violet industry in the Hudson Valley in which Rhinebeck began the violet capital of the world. Read On: http://www.dailyfreeman.com/articles/2012/02/10/life/doc4f3470e48bb91231268396.txt

“15 Ulster County Artists” In Rhinebeck

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Lottery scam involving mail

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New York State News Reports:   http://www.empirestatenews.net/News/20120209-5.html   ALBANY – A lottery scam involving mail containing fraudulent checks that appear to have been issued by New York State has surfaced. “An offer of easy… Continue reading

Daily Freeman Reports : NYC to fete Giants on Tuesday with ticker-tape parade (with parade route)

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http://www.dailyfreeman.com/articles/2012/02/06/sports/doc4f2fcde406337902703641.txt

A Dramatic Reading of Scenes from Seneca’s Thyestes~ February 9th, 2012

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Featuring Acclaimed Actors: David Patrick Kelly & T. Ryder Smith Acts of Violence is a public health project, developed and produced by Outside the Wire, that presents scenes from Seneca’s Thyestes a Roman… Continue reading

Poetry Reading: Stanley Blum ~ March 9th, 2012

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Poetry Reading: Stanley Blum RHINEBECK, NY – On Friday, March 9th, at 7:30pm, Oblong Books & Music, 6422 Montgomery St. (Rt.9), Rhinebeck, will host a poetry reading with Rhinebeck poet/artist Stanley Blum, author… Continue reading

‘Barrytown Archive’ Opens at Old Barrytown Post Office

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Kazio Sosnowski, who graduated from Bard College last year with a major in photography, is set to open his collection of Barrytown artifacts to the public each Saturday from 10 am to 2… Continue reading

“Art and Wine for Lovers” Friday, February 10th, 2012

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Kick off Valentine’s Day weekend with a special “Art and Wine for Lovers” event at Tousey Winery on 1774 Route 9 in Germantown, New York, with a celebratory opening reception on Friday, February 10… Continue reading