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Free consultation for dispute resolution

Free one-hour consultation by appointment. Learn about your options in seeking a separation or divorce. Mediation is fair, fast and affordable. Call 294-8082 ext. 34. Sunday, November 23, 2014. Dispute Resolution Center, 110 Old Route 6, Carmel.

St. Joseph's Church 30th annual Holiday Craft Fair

Fundraising Events 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Nov. 22, 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Nov. 23 Over 30 craft vendors, raffles, food and more. Free admission Interested vendors should contact Kate at 883-9552. Region: Ulster. Cost: Free admission. Sunday, November 23, 2014, 12:00 AM – 9:00 AM. St. Joseph's Church, 34 S. Chestnut St. New Patlz, NY.

St. Joseph’s Church 30th Annual Holiday Craft Fair

Fundraising Events 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Nov. 22, 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Nov. 23. Over 30 craft vendors, raffles, food and more. Vendors should contact Kate at 883-9552. Free admission. Region: Ulster. Sunday, November 23, 2014, 8:30 AM – 1:00 PM. St. Joseph’s Church, 34 S. Chestnut St. New Patlz.

Thanksgiving Food for Fines program

Thanksgiving Food Drive, the Food for Fines program, will offer a Food for Fines program, where donated food items can be used to save on overdue fines. From Nov. 3-24, library users can bring their overdue books, CDs, DVDs and other items, along with some food items to the Main Library at 124 Grand St. or the Town Branch at the Newburgh Mall.  Only Thanksgiving-related food items should be brought in, including instant potatoes, canned or dry gravy, cranberry sauce, canned vegetables, canned sweet potatoes, turkey stuffing mix, canned fruit, and frozen turkeys. Benefits Loaves and Fishes Thanksgiving Food Drive For more information, call the Newburgh Free Library at  563-3600 (Main Library) or 566-0460 (Town Branch). The Newburgh Free Library is open from 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Mon. through Thurs. 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday; and 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. on Sunday. The Town Branch is open from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Mon. & Thurs.; 12 p.m. – 8 p.m. Tues. Wed. & Fri.; 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Sat.; and closed on Sunday. Ca… Sunday, November 23, 2014, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM. The Newburgh Free Library, both branches, Newburgh Mall and 124 Grand St. Newburgh.

Thanksgiving Food Drive for Fines

Fundraising Events Thanksgiving Food Drive, the Newburgh Free Library will offer a Food for Fines program, where Thanksgiving food items can be donated to save on overdue fines. From Nov. 3-24, library users can bring their overdue books, CDs, DVDs and other items, along with some food items to the Main Library at 124 Grand St. or the Town Branch at the Newburgh Mall. For each can or package of food that is donated, the fine will be waived on one overdue item. There’s no limit on the number of overdue books and canned goods that can be brought in. The fine-free period applies to current or previous fines but does not apply to lost or damaged items. Donated items must be brought to the checkout desk. What's needed are instant potatoes, canned or dry gravy, cranberry sauce, canned vegetables, canned sweet potatoes, turkey stuffing mix, canned fruit, and frozen turkeys. Turkeys should be brought only to the Main Library from 9- 4 p.m. Nov. 24. Call the Newburgh Free Library at 563-3600 (Main Library) or  566-0460 (Town Branch).… Region: Hudson River Region. Sunday, November 23, 2014, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM. The Newburgh Free Library, Newburgh.

Faithindeed Winter Clothing Drive

Other Events Gently used coats, blankets, sleeping bags, winter accessories and shoes will be accepted; all sizes needed. Donations accepted from 9-10 a.m. Mon. Wed. Fri. through Dec. 12. For more information, contact Faithindeed Ministry for the Homeless at 476-8845. Region: Northern Orange. Venue website: www.faith-indeed.com. Phone: 845-476-8845. Sunday, November 23, 2014, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM. Drop-off at Rock of Refuge Church, 94 North St. Middletown.

Book sales

Fundraising Events 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Held every Sat.-Sun. Benefits Family of Ellenville. Call 647-2443. Region: Ulster. Sunday, November 23, 2014, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Family of Ellenville, 221 Canal St. Ellenville.

Used Book sale

Fundraising Events Live music by Debbie Fisher. Refreshments, Rosendale Theater, gift merchandise. Call 647-2443. Region: Sullivan. Sunday, November 23, 2014, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Family of Ellenville, 221 Canal St. Ellenville.

Hudson Valley Hullabaloo

Hudson Valley Hullabaloo is the Kingston, NY area’s only handmade shopping event where arty meets party! Hullabaloo is family-friendly, holiday event that showcases the area’s coolest, highest-quality artists and makers, bringing the traditional craft fair to the next level by adding all the components of a great party. Featuring: 75+ handmade vendors, DJ Mr. Chips, Peter Demuth Photography's photo booth, yummy food, children's activities, and more! HVHullabaloo.com. Region: Ulster. Cost: Free admission. Sunday, November 23, 2014, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Andy Murphy Midtown Neighborhood Center, 467 Broadway, Kingston.

Vendor fair

Fundraising Events One stop shopping for all your gift giving needs. Food, raffles and local vendors boasting jewelry, sports memorabilia, handmade quilts and more. Also, Discovery Toys, Tupperware, 31, Scentsy, Jamberry, Origami Owl, Tastefully Simple, Avon. Bring your friends for an afternoon of fun while supporting local vendors this holiday season. Region: Southern Orange. Cost: Free admission. Phone: 845-651-7817. Sunday, November 23, 2014, 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Temple Beth Shalom, 13 Roosevelt Ave. Florida, NY.

Friends of the Newburgh Library Holiday Book Sale

Fundraising Events 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 22, 1-3 p.m. Nov. 23. The annual fall holiday book sale presented by the Friends of the Newburgh Library offers bestsellers, art, coffee table and specialty books, all at great prices. Shop for the holidays and support the library. Region: Hudson River Region. Phone: 845-563-3618. Venue website: www.newburghlibrary.org. Sunday, November 23, 2014, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Newburgh Free Library, 124 Grand St. Newburgh NY.

Relay for Life Fundraiser - Holiday Vendor Marketplace

Fundraising Events Looking for the perfect gift for someone and want to help a great cause? This is a fundraiser for the Newburgh NY American Cancer Society Relay for Life. Vendors include: Pampered Chef, Dove Chocolate, TeaLightful, PartyLite Candles, Avon, Celadon Road (a organic company), TupperWare, Lia Sophia, Longaberger Basket, WildTree Spices and more. Region: Hudson River Region. Cost: Free admission. Sunday, November 23, 2014, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Moulton Memorial Church Fellowship Hall 54 Old Little Britain Rd, Newburgh, NY (Located between Unity Pl & Lakeview Drive).

Tuskegee Airmen Art Exhibit Reception

Library Events A reception to celebrate the Tuskegee Airmen Art Exhibit. This program is one of the Newburgh Free Library's events highlighting OrangeREADS Unbroken. Region: Hudson River Region. Phone: 845-563-3618. Venue website: www.newburghlibrary.org. Sunday, November 23, 2014, 2:00 PM – 2:45 PM. Newburgh Free Library 124 Grand Street Newburgh NY 12550.

Church of God Mission Board meetings forming in Town of Wallkill

Religious Services available in Spanish. Food and refreshments will be served. For more information, contact Tony Reyes at 820-6371 or tonyreyes@live.com. Region: Northern Orange. Cost: None. Reservations: Not required. Registration: Not required. Phone: 845-820-6371. Email: tonylreyes@live.com. Directions: East on Gueng Street, Right on Ruth Court. Sunday, November 23, 2014, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM. 173 Ruth Court, Middletown, NY.

A Musical Salute to American Veterans

Library Events Popular husband and wife duo Sonny and Perley perform World War II songs from the Great American Songbook as part of the county-wide celebration of OrangeREADS "Unbroken.". Region: Hudson River Region. Cost: FREE. Registration: No Registration. Phone: (845)563-3600. Email: nflprogram@rcls.org. Sunday, November 23, 2014, 3:00 PM – 4:15 PM. Newburgh Free Library 124 Grand Street Newburgh, NY 12550 (Auditorium).

Clam bake/ Fish Fry Buffet for Church Outreach

Fundraising Events Benefits Snackin' Kidz club, an Outreach of the Wallkill Reformed Church. Elsie’s Place is offering a Clam bake/ Fish Fry Buffet the menu includes: Chicken fingers, Corn-on-the cob, French fries, Cole slaw, Toss salad, Bread & Apple Crisp for Dessert. Beverages are not included. Tickets: $20 for Adults; $10 kids under ten. There will be a 50/50, and gift basket raffle. All proceeds go to providing snack bags for our local children in need. For tickets or information please call Elsie’s Place 895-8975, Wendy 430-0608, Heather 914-213-9741. Region: Ulster. Sunday, November 23, 2014, 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Elsie’s Place, 1475 Route 208, Hamlet of Wallkill.

Clam bake/ Fish Fry Buffet for Church Outreach

Fundraising Events Benefits Snackin' Kidz club, an Outreach of the Wallkill Reformed Church. Elsie’s Place is offering a Clam bake/ Fish Fry Buffet the menu includes: Chicken fingers, Corn-on-the cob, French fries, Cole slaw, Toss salad, Bread & Apple Crisp for Dessert. Beverages are not included. Tickets: $20 for Adults; $10 kids under ten. There will be a 50/50, and gift basket raffle. All proceeds go to providing snack bags for our local children in need. For tickets or information please call Elsie’s Place 895-8975, Wendy 430-0608, Heather 914-213-9741. Region: Ulster. Sunday, November 23, 2014, 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Elsie’s Place, 1475 Route 208, Hamlet of Wallkill.

Free consultation for dispute resolution

Free one-hour consultation by appointment. Learn about your options in seeking a separation or divorce. Mediation is fair, fast and affordable. Call 294-8082 ext. 34. Monday, November 24, 2014. Dispute Resolution Center, 110 Old Route 6, Carmel.

Thanksgiving Food for Fines program

Thanksgiving Food Drive, the Food for Fines program, will offer a Food for Fines program, where donated food items can be used to save on overdue fines. From Nov. 3-24, library users can bring their overdue books, CDs, DVDs and other items, along with some food items to the Main Library at 124 Grand St. or the Town Branch at the Newburgh Mall.  Only Thanksgiving-related food items should be brought in, including instant potatoes, canned or dry gravy, cranberry sauce, canned vegetables, canned sweet potatoes, turkey stuffing mix, canned fruit, and frozen turkeys. Benefits Loaves and Fishes Thanksgiving Food Drive For more information, call the Newburgh Free Library at  563-3600 (Main Library) or 566-0460 (Town Branch). The Newburgh Free Library is open from 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Mon. through Thurs. 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday; and 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. on Sunday. The Town Branch is open from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Mon. & Thurs.; 12 p.m. – 8 p.m. Tues. Wed. & Fri.; 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Sat.; and closed on Sunday. Ca… Monday, November 24, 2014, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM. The Newburgh Free Library, both branches, Newburgh Mall and 124 Grand St. Newburgh.

Thanksgiving Food Drive for Fines

Fundraising Events Thanksgiving Food Drive, the Newburgh Free Library will offer a Food for Fines program, where Thanksgiving food items can be donated to save on overdue fines. From Nov. 3-24, library users can bring their overdue books, CDs, DVDs and other items, along with some food items to the Main Library at 124 Grand St. or the Town Branch at the Newburgh Mall. For each can or package of food that is donated, the fine will be waived on one overdue item. There’s no limit on the number of overdue books and canned goods that can be brought in. The fine-free period applies to current or previous fines but does not apply to lost or damaged items. Donated items must be brought to the checkout desk. What's needed are instant potatoes, canned or dry gravy, cranberry sauce, canned vegetables, canned sweet potatoes, turkey stuffing mix, canned fruit, and frozen turkeys. Turkeys should be brought only to the Main Library from 9- 4 p.m. Nov. 24. Call the Newburgh Free Library at 563-3600 (Main Library) or  566-0460 (Town Branch).… Region: Hudson River Region. Monday, November 24, 2014, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM. The Newburgh Free Library, Newburgh.

Faithindeed Winter Clothing Drive

Other Events Gently used coats, blankets, sleeping bags, winter accessories and shoes will be accepted; all sizes needed. Donations accepted from 9-10 a.m. Mon. Wed. Fri. through Dec. 12. For more information, contact Faithindeed Ministry for the Homeless at 476-8845. Region: Northern Orange. Venue website: www.faith-indeed.com. Phone: 845-476-8845. Monday, November 24, 2014, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM. Drop-off at Rock of Refuge Church, 94 North St. Middletown.

Homework Help

Kids' Activities 4-6 p.m. Children in grades 1-6 receive homework help from Newburgh Enlarged City School District teachers. Bilingual teachers available. Mon.-Thurs. though Dec. 18. Region: Hudson River Region. Cost: Free. Registration: No registration required. Phone: 845-563-3600. Email: nflprogram@rcls.org. Monday, November 24, 2014, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Newburgh Free Library, Story Hour Room, 124 Grand St. Newburgh, NY.

Vet 2 Vet Peer Networking meeting

Other Events A program that allows members of the Armed Forces and veterans to discuss challenges such as post-traumatic stress disorder, traumatic brain injury, military sexual trauma, addiction, employment and academic challenges. Information about community resources is available. Participation is free and confidential. Light refreshments served. Meets every Mon. 342-2400, ext. 237. kgrundig@mhaorangeny.com. Region: Northern Orange. Phone: 845-342-2400, ext. 237. Email: kgrundig@mhaorangeny.com. Monday, November 24, 2014, 6:00 PM. Thrall Library, 11-19 Depot St. Middletown, NY.

Pine Bush Community Band rehearsal

Other Events Pine Bush Community Band is always looking for new members. Dust off your band instrument, come on in and make music. Band meets weekly for rehearsals. Concert schedule is posted on website, pinebushcommunityband.com. Region: Northern Orange. Artist/event website: http://pinebushcommunityband.com/. Cost: Free. Monday, November 24, 2014, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Crawford Town Hall, 121 Route 302, Pine Bush, NY.

Land of Lenape Historical Society meeting

History/genealogical Guest speaker Andrew Warren will talk about fortifications along the eastern coast of the United States. All welcome. Call 355-1457. Region: Northern Orange. Monday, November 24, 2014, 7:30 PM. Minisink Valley Middle School library, Route 6, Slate Hill.

Free consultation for dispute resolution

Free one-hour consultation by appointment. Learn about your options in seeking a separation or divorce. Mediation is fair, fast and affordable. Call 294-8082 ext. 34. Tuesday, November 25, 2014. Dispute Resolution Center, 110 Old Route 6, Carmel.

Faithindeed Winter Clothing Drive

Other Events Gently used coats, blankets, sleeping bags, winter accessories and shoes will be accepted; all sizes needed. Donations accepted from 9-10 a.m. Mon. Wed. Fri. through Dec. 12. For more information, contact Faithindeed Ministry for the Homeless at 476-8845. Region: Northern Orange. Venue website: www.faith-indeed.com. Phone: 845-476-8845. Tuesday, November 25, 2014, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM. Drop-off at Rock of Refuge Church, 94 North St. Middletown.

United Presbyterian Church thrift shop

Fundraising Events Household items, jewelry and clothes. All proceeds benefit church outreach. Open 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Tues. and Fri. For more information, call 343-2131. Region: Northern Orange. Phone: 845-343-2131. Tuesday, November 25, 2014, 10:00 AM. 25 Orchard St. (off of North Street), Middletown.

Valley Artists Holiday Sale

Fundraising Events 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tues-Sat. until Dec. 23. Pottery, silk scarves, and unique jewelry, are books by local authors, holiday cards, art supplies, journals, and pure beeswax candles. Paintings and framed photographs dot the walls and locally designed rugs, wood tables (large and small), and selected antiques warm up the space. Gifts include: compasses, wooden toys, puzzles, and coloring books. New this year is a variety of children’s items from the Long Eddy based company Tree, including animal-shaped clocks, night-lights, and block sets. Books for children and young adults are available by local authors Vera B. Williams, K.L. Going, Clara Gillow Clark, Gowan Fisher and others. This year, DVAA is highlighting a wide array of vintage silk kimonos of many styles. Suitable for wearing or displaying, the Japanese kimonos are works of art from the mid-twentieth century. Purchases exceed $25 will receive free note cards. Gallery Hours: Tuesday – Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Admission: Free.Call 252-7576 or delawarevalleyartsa… Region: Sullivan. Tuesday, November 25, 2014, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Delaware Arts Center, 37 Main Street, Narrowsburg.

Tabling Event: Jerrise Baptiste, Children's Author

Library Events Jerrise Baptiste, children's author, will be available in the lobby. Baptiste is a poet, educator and author of "Tu es ma belle (You are my beautiful)," a timeless story, full of positive messages and peaceful poems. The multicultural story honors a loving tradition in a family for four generations. Visit her website for more information on her book at AuthenticPoetry.com. Cost: Free. Email: nflprogram@rcls.org. Phone: (845)563-3600. Tuesday, November 25, 2014, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Newburgh Free Library lobby, 124 Grand St. Newburgh, NY.

Vet 2 Vet Peer Networking meeting

Other Events A program that allows members of the Armed Forces and veterans to discuss challenges such as post-traumatic stress disorder, traumatic brain injury, military sexual trauma, addiction, employment and academic challenges. Information about community resources is available. Participation is free and confidential. Light refreshments served. Meets every Tues. 342-2400, ext. 237. kgrundig@mhaorangeny.com. Region: Hudson River Region. Phone: 845-342-2400, ext. 237. Email: kgrundig@mhaorangeny.com. Tuesday, November 25, 2014, 2:30 PM. Hudson House, 245 Broadway, Newburgh, NY.

Homework Help

Kids' Activities 4-6 p.m. Children in grades 1-6 receive homework help from Newburgh Enlarged City School District teachers. Bilingual teachers available. Mon.-Thurs. though Dec. 18. Region: Hudson River Region. Cost: Free. Registration: No registration required. Phone: 845-563-3600. Email: nflprogram@rcls.org. Tuesday, November 25, 2014, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Newburgh Free Library, Story Hour Room, 124 Grand St. Newburgh, NY.

Tail Waggin' Tutors

Kids' Activities A drop-in program where children can read aloud to volunteer licensed therapy dogs. Meets Tues. Free. 566-0460. nflprogram@rcls.org. Region: Hudson River Region. Cost: Free. Registration: Registration not required. Phone: 845-566-0460. Email: nflprogram@rcls.org. Tuesday, November 25, 2014, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Newburgh Free Library, Town Branch, Newburgh Mall, 1401 Route 300, Suite 1090, Newburgh, NY.

Barbershop harmony prep class for upcoming Evergreen Chorus Holiday Harmony event

Discover the unique thrill of barbershop harmony. Free voice lesson given through Nov. 25. No audition necessary. Holiday Harmony event will be held Dec. 7 in Highland. Region: Dutchess. Phone: 845-518-7445. Email: evergreenchorus1@yahoo.com. Tuesday, November 25, 2014, 7:00 PM. St. Andrews Episcopal Church, 110 Overlook Road, Poughkeepsie, NY.

Chorus rehearsal

Learn to sing 4-part a cappella. Open auditions for women of all ages and voice ranges. Song of the Valley Sweet Adelines. Meets every Tues. Region: Southern Orange. Phone: 845-928-9636. Email: junelnoble@hotmail.com. Ticket Phone: 8459289636. Tuesday, November 25, 2014, 7:00 PM. First Presbyterian Church of Monroe, 142 Stage Road, Monroe, NY.

Community Interfaith Thanksgiving Service

Religious The Greater Newburgh Interfaith Council invites everyone to attend this community interfaith Thanksgiving service. Rev. Steve Ruelke from Ecclesia Ministries will be the guest speaker. A diversity of faiths will be represented. Region: Northern Orange. Cost: No charge. Phone: 845-562-0954. Email: unionchurch2@verizon.net. Tuesday, November 25, 2014, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Union Church, 44 Balmville Road, Newburgh, NY.

Ecumenical service

Religious Region: Southern Orange. Cost: Free. Reservations: None needed. Registration: None needed. Phone: 845-783-9830. Email: birnberg@optonline.net. Directions: Take Lakes Road in Monroe to Windemere Avenue, Greenwood Lake; make a left turn onto Waterstone Road. Tuesday, November 25, 2014, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Grace Lutheran Church, 25 Waterstone Road, Greenwood Lake, NY.

Ecumenical Thanksgiving Service

Religious The evening’s offering goes to support the Local Food Pantry at the Sloatsburg United Methodist Church, Sloatsburg. The guest preacher at this year’s service is St. Mary’s-In-Tuxedo Episcopal Church’s Rector, The Rev. Betty McWhorter. Sponsoring Churches: Our Lady of Mount Carmel Roman Catholic Church, Tuxedo; Sloatsburg United Methodist Church, Sloatsburg; St. Elizabeth’s Anglican Chapel, Eagle Valley in Tuxedo; St. Joan of Arc Roman Catholic Church, Sloatsburg; St. Mary’s-In-Tuxedo Episcopal Church, Tuxedo. All are invited. Region: Rockland. Cost: n/a. Reservations: n/a. Registration: n/a. Phone: 8453515122. Email: info@stmarysintuxedo.org. Directions: Route 17 in Sloatsburg NY. Venue website: www.sloatsburgunitedmethodistchurch.com. Artist/event website: www.stmarysintuxedo.org. Tuesday, November 25, 2014, 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM. Sloatsburg United Methodist Church, Route 17, Sloatsburg.

Free consultation for dispute resolution

Free one-hour consultation by appointment. Learn about your options in seeking a separation or divorce. Mediation is fair, fast and affordable. Call 294-8082 ext. 34. Wednesday, November 26, 2014. Dispute Resolution Center, 110 Old Route 6, Carmel.

Faithindeed Winter Clothing Drive

Other Events Gently used coats, blankets, sleeping bags, winter accessories and shoes will be accepted; all sizes needed. Donations accepted from 9-10 a.m. Mon. Wed. Fri. through Dec. 12. For more information, contact Faithindeed Ministry for the Homeless at 476-8845. Region: Northern Orange. Venue website: www.faith-indeed.com. Phone: 845-476-8845. Wednesday, November 26, 2014, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM. Drop-off at Rock of Refuge Church, 94 North St. Middletown.

Valley Artists Holiday Sale

Fundraising Events 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tues-Sat. until Dec. 23. Pottery, silk scarves, and unique jewelry, are books by local authors, holiday cards, art supplies, journals, and pure beeswax candles. Paintings and framed photographs dot the walls and locally designed rugs, wood tables (large and small), and selected antiques warm up the space. Gifts include: compasses, wooden toys, puzzles, and coloring books. New this year is a variety of children’s items from the Long Eddy based company Tree, including animal-shaped clocks, night-lights, and block sets. Books for children and young adults are available by local authors Vera B. Williams, K.L. Going, Clara Gillow Clark, Gowan Fisher and others. This year, DVAA is highlighting a wide array of vintage silk kimonos of many styles. Suitable for wearing or displaying, the Japanese kimonos are works of art from the mid-twentieth century. Purchases exceed $25 will receive free note cards. Gallery Hours: Tuesday – Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Admission: Free.Call 252-7576 or delawarevalleyartsa… Region: Sullivan. Wednesday, November 26, 2014, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Delaware Arts Center, 37 Main Street, Narrowsburg.

St. Peter’s Children’s Thrift Shop

Other Events 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Recycled and new clothing, tots to teens. Donations appreciated. Open Wed. Call Dottie Bottaro at 292-2852. Region: Sullivan. Wednesday, November 26, 2014, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. 264 N. Main St. Liberty, NY.

Preschool storytime and crafts

Kids' Activities Preschool storytime with crafts held every Wed.-Thurs. All preschoolers ages 2 and up are welcome. For more information and to register, call 883-7286. Region: Ulster. Wednesday, November 26, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Plattekill Public Library, 2047 Route 32, Modena.

Drop-in story hour

Library Events Children read stories and make crafts based on a variety of weekly themes. Ages 3-6. Meets every Wed. 292-6070. Region: Sullivan. Phone: 845-292-6070. Venue website: www.libertypubliclibrary.org. Wednesday, November 26, 2014, 10:45 AM. Liberty Public Library, 189 North Main St. Liberty.

Homework Help

Kids' Activities 4-6 p.m. Children in grades 1-6 receive homework help from Newburgh Enlarged City School District teachers. Bilingual teachers available. Mon.-Thurs. though Dec. 18. Region: Hudson River Region. Cost: Free. Registration: No registration required. Phone: 845-563-3600. Email: nflprogram@rcls.org. Wednesday, November 26, 2014, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Newburgh Free Library, Story Hour Room, 124 Grand St. Newburgh, NY.

Thanksgiving community dinner

Community Meals Open to the public. 5-7 p.m.; no early servings. For more information, call the church office at 845-343-7150. Handicap entrance off Courtland Street lot. Region: Northern Orange. Cost: Free, but donations accepted. Reservations: no reservations. Registration: none. Phone: 845-343-7150. Email: engine117@frontiernet.net. Directions: use entrance off Courtland Street. Ticket Phone: 8453437150. Wednesday, November 26, 2014, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Seventh-day Adventist Church 70 Highland Avenue Middletown, NY.

North Church Kids Club

Kids' Activities Meets every Wed. Free. Region: Northern Orange. Cost: Free. Phone: 845-343-6688. Wednesday, November 26, 2014, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM. North Congregational Church, 96 N. Beacon St. Middletown.

Meeting of End the New Jim Crow Action Committee

The End the New Jim Crow Action Network! (ENJAN) is a Hudson Valley network dedicated to fighting racist policies of racial profiling, police brutality, and mass incarceration (the "new Jim Crow"). Call 475-8781 or http://www.enjan.org. Wednesday, November 26, 2014, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Sadie Peterson Delaney African Roots Library Family Partnership Center 29 N Hamilton St. Poughkeepsie.

Free consultation for dispute resolution

Free one-hour consultation by appointment. Learn about your options in seeking a separation or divorce. Mediation is fair, fast and affordable. Call 294-8082 ext. 34. Thursday, November 27, 2014. Dispute Resolution Center, 110 Old Route 6, Carmel.

Turkey Trot

Fundraising Events Region: Northern Orange. Cost: $25 Adults; $15 Under 12; $60 Family (4). All proceeds benefit the charities of the Wallkill East Rotary. Registration: Online or call. Phone: 845-294-0123. Email: nick@nickconstantino.com. Ticket Web Link: www.OrangeTurkeyTrot.com. Thursday, November 27, 2014, 8:00 AM. Galleria at Crystal Run, Middletown.

Faithindeed Winter Clothing Drive

Other Events Gently used coats, blankets, sleeping bags, winter accessories and shoes will be accepted; all sizes needed. Donations accepted from 9-10 a.m. Mon. Wed. Fri. through Dec. 12. For more information, contact Faithindeed Ministry for the Homeless at 476-8845. Region: Northern Orange. Venue website: www.faith-indeed.com. Phone: 845-476-8845. Thursday, November 27, 2014, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM. Drop-off at Rock of Refuge Church, 94 North St. Middletown.

Thanksgiving Service

Religious This church, built in 1863, by the Parrott family who established The Greenwood Furnace in 1810, offers a beautiful sacred space for worship and giving thanks. An electrified Estey pump organ is played for the singing of the familiar harvest hymns. For more information or directions, please call St. Mary’s at 351-5122 or go to the website www.stmarysintuxedo.org. Region: Southern Orange. Cost: n/a. Reservations: n/a. Registration: n/a. Phone: 8453515122. Email: info@stmarysintuxedo.org. Directions: Go to website www.stmarysintuxedo.org. Venue website: www.stmarysintuxedo.org. Thursday, November 27, 2014, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. St. John's Church, Arden.

Valley Artists Holiday Sale

Fundraising Events 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tues-Sat. until Dec. 23. Pottery, silk scarves, and unique jewelry, are books by local authors, holiday cards, art supplies, journals, and pure beeswax candles. Paintings and framed photographs dot the walls and locally designed rugs, wood tables (large and small), and selected antiques warm up the space. Gifts include: compasses, wooden toys, puzzles, and coloring books. New this year is a variety of children’s items from the Long Eddy based company Tree, including animal-shaped clocks, night-lights, and block sets. Books for children and young adults are available by local authors Vera B. Williams, K.L. Going, Clara Gillow Clark, Gowan Fisher and others. This year, DVAA is highlighting a wide array of vintage silk kimonos of many styles. Suitable for wearing or displaying, the Japanese kimonos are works of art from the mid-twentieth century. Purchases exceed $25 will receive free note cards. Gallery Hours: Tuesday – Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Admission: Free.Call 252-7576 or delawarevalleyartsa… Region: Sullivan. Thursday, November 27, 2014, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Delaware Arts Center, 37 Main Street, Narrowsburg.

Preschool storytime and crafts

Kids' Activities Preschool storytime with crafts held every Wed.-Thurs. All preschoolers ages 2 and up are welcome. For more information and to register, call 883-7286. Region: Ulster. Thursday, November 27, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Plattekill Public Library, 2047 Route 32, Modena.

Family Of Woodstock Free Thanksgiving Dinner

Community Meals Two Seatings noon-2 p.m. and 2-4 p.m. Everyone is welcome. To volunteer call 679-2485. Region: Sullivan. Thursday, November 27, 2014, 12:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Overlook Methodist Church, Rt 212 Bearsville.

Discovering Judaism Class at Temple Sholom

Religious Discovering Judaism: (alternate time Thurs 3-4 pm) An introduction to Judaism designed for Jews who have no formal Jewish education or would like to increase their Jewish knowledge, and for nonJews who would like to know more about Judaism or who are considering converting to Judaism. It will cover Jewish holidays, life cycles, Jewish texts (eg, Torah and Talmud), Jewish belief system, ethics, and values, Jewish views of God, and theology, Jewish holy texts, the Rabbinic Period and beginning of prayer, the Jewish home, synagogue symbols and traditions, Holocaust overview, Israel overview. (Additional cost for books.). Region: Sullivan. Cost: 10 weeks of once-a-week classes: non-members $54, Temple members $36. Registration: 845-794-8731. Email: sholomoffice@hotmail.com. Directions: West on Broadway in Monticello. Turn left at light (follow Rte 42 sign). In about 1 mile, turn left on E Dillon Rd. Venue website: www.templesholomny.org. Thursday, November 27, 2014, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. Temple Sholom, 5 E Dillon Rd, Monticello, NY 12701.

Homework Help

Kids' Activities 4-6 p.m. Children in grades 1-6 receive homework help from Newburgh Enlarged City School District teachers. Bilingual teachers available. Mon.-Thurs. though Dec. 18. Region: Hudson River Region. Cost: Free. Registration: No registration required. Phone: 845-563-3600. Email: nflprogram@rcls.org. Thursday, November 27, 2014, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Newburgh Free Library, Story Hour Room, 124 Grand St. Newburgh, NY.

1st Annual Black Friday Babysitting Service

Fundraising Events Region: Hudson River Region. Cost: $25 per child ages 3-11 ($50 maximum); free coffee and doughnuts will be provided for parents. All proceeds from this event benefit Crossroads 6:8 Student Ministries (a non-profit organization) in order to offset the group’s travel expenses to state and national events. Registration: You can register and make payment via credit card for your child at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/black-friday-babysitting-tickets-13961209353 If you are paying by check, cash or registering more than two children please call (845) 401-6536 for further instructions. Phone: (845) 401-6536. Email: crossroadsaog.yg@gmail.com. Directions: Crossroads is located directly behind Aldi’s Supermarket in the town of Newburgh. 7 D 'Alfonso Road, Newburgh NY. For more information you can email the Youth Department at crossroasaog.yg@gmail.com or call Alicia Ware, Youth Leader, at 845-401-6536. Thursday, November 27, 2014, 11:30 PM – Friday, November 28, 2014, 8:00 AM. Crossroads Assembly of God, 7 D 'Alfonso Road, Newburgh, NY.

Free consultation for dispute resolution

Free one-hour consultation by appointment. Learn about your options in seeking a separation or divorce. Mediation is fair, fast and affordable. Call 294-8082 ext. 34. Friday, November 28, 2014. Dispute Resolution Center, 110 Old Route 6, Carmel.

Faithindeed Winter Clothing Drive

Other Events Gently used coats, blankets, sleeping bags, winter accessories and shoes will be accepted; all sizes needed. Donations accepted from 9-10 a.m. Mon. Wed. Fri. through Dec. 12. For more information, contact Faithindeed Ministry for the Homeless at 476-8845. Region: Northern Orange. Venue website: www.faith-indeed.com. Phone: 845-476-8845. Friday, November 28, 2014, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM. Drop-off at Rock of Refuge Church, 94 North St. Middletown.

United Presbyterian Church thrift shop

Fundraising Events Household items, jewelry and clothes. All proceeds benefit church outreach. Open 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Tues. and Fri. For more information, call 343-2131. Region: Northern Orange. Phone: 845-343-2131. Friday, November 28, 2014, 10:00 AM. 25 Orchard St. (off of North Street), Middletown.

Valley Artists Holiday Sale

Fundraising Events 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tues-Sat. until Dec. 23. Pottery, silk scarves, and unique jewelry, are books by local authors, holiday cards, art supplies, journals, and pure beeswax candles. Paintings and framed photographs dot the walls and locally designed rugs, wood tables (large and small), and selected antiques warm up the space. Gifts include: compasses, wooden toys, puzzles, and coloring books. New this year is a variety of children’s items from the Long Eddy based company Tree, including animal-shaped clocks, night-lights, and block sets. Books for children and young adults are available by local authors Vera B. Williams, K.L. Going, Clara Gillow Clark, Gowan Fisher and others. This year, DVAA is highlighting a wide array of vintage silk kimonos of many styles. Suitable for wearing or displaying, the Japanese kimonos are works of art from the mid-twentieth century. Purchases exceed $25 will receive free note cards. Gallery Hours: Tuesday – Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Admission: Free.Call 252-7576 or delawarevalleyartsa… Region: Sullivan. Friday, November 28, 2014, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Delaware Arts Center, 37 Main Street, Narrowsburg.

Holiday Boutique fundraiser

Fundraising Events The Friends will offer a selection of merchandise handcrafted by the Arboretum’s dedicated group of volunteers. Handmade ornaments, wreaths, garland, fresh centerpieces, miniature trees, knitted hats and scarves, holiday linens, and honey collected from the Arboretum’s bee hives are just a small sampling of what will be available. This year the Friends will offer holiday wreaths that you can customize with decorations and ribbons of your choice. Volunteers will assemble the wreath while you wait.  Call 615-3828 or visit orangecountynyparks.com. Region: Northern Orange. Friday, November 28, 2014, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Ottaway Education Building at the Arboretum, Thomas Bull Memorial Park, State Route 416, Montgomery (enter Hamptonburg for GPS directions), and is accessed from the Grove Street entrance to the park.

Crafty Science

Kids' Activities For kids in sixth grade to middle school. Make a cool craft and learn about basic nutrition. Meets Fri. Region: Northern Orange. Phone: 845-856-3991. Friday, November 28, 2014, 3:30 PM. Empowering Port Jervis, 11 Fowler St. Port Jervis, NY.

Free consultation for dispute resolution

Free one-hour consultation by appointment. Learn about your options in seeking a separation or divorce. Mediation is fair, fast and affordable. Call 294-8082 ext. 34. Saturday, November 29, 2014. Dispute Resolution Center, 110 Old Route 6, Carmel.

Nora Cronin Presentation Academy's pancake breakfast

Fundraising Events 8-10 a.m. Nov. 29. Region: Hudson River Region. Cost: $8; children under 12 $5. Call 567-0708 for tickets and information. Saturday, November 29, 2014, 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM. Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar, 1205 Rt. 300, Newburgh, NY.

Busy Body Arts & Crafts Program

Kids' Activities 9-10:30 a.m. For boys and girls in grades K-3. Kids will bring home a completed project each week. No preregistration needed. Held every Sat. Oct. 18-Dec. 13. Region: Northern Orange. Phone: 845-858-4045. Email: pjrec@frontiernet.net. Saturday, November 29, 2014, 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM. Port Jervis Youth Center, 134 Pike St. Port Jervis, NY.

Faithindeed Winter Clothing Drive

Other Events Gently used coats, blankets, sleeping bags, winter accessories and shoes will be accepted; all sizes needed. Donations accepted from 9-10 a.m. Mon. Wed. Fri. through Dec. 12. For more information, contact Faithindeed Ministry for the Homeless at 476-8845. Region: Northern Orange. Venue website: www.faith-indeed.com. Phone: 845-476-8845. Saturday, November 29, 2014, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM. Drop-off at Rock of Refuge Church, 94 North St. Middletown.

Family Solutions

Other Events 9 a.m.-6 p.m. A supervised visitation service, providing a supportive, safe and nurturing environment to encourage strengthening parent-child bonds. $60 for one hour; $100 for two hours. Saturdays only. Registration required. To reserve a slot, call 845-294-8082, ext. 24. Region: Southern Orange. Saturday, November 29, 2014, 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Dispute Resolution Center, 3136 Route 207, Campbell Hall.

Book sales

Fundraising Events 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Held every Sat.-Sun. Benefits Family of Ellenville. Call 647-2443. Region: Ulster. Saturday, November 29, 2014, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Family of Ellenville, 221 Canal St. Ellenville.

Boy Scout Troop 28 Holiday Wreath Sale

Fundraising Events Region: Northern Orange. Cost: 20" Decorated Balsam Wreaths $15 each or two for $25. Saturday, November 29, 2014, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Matsons Deli at the corner of Rte 300 and Temple Hill Rd in New Windsor.

Christmas Bazaar

Fundraising Events Call 707-3359. Region: Sullivan. Saturday, November 29, 2014, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Kenoza Lake United Methodist Church, Sunday School Rooms, 484 Old Taylor Road, Kenoza Lake.

Used Book sale

Fundraising Events Live music by Debbie Fisher. Refreshments, Rosendale Theater, gift merchandise. Call 647-2443. Region: Sullivan. Saturday, November 29, 2014, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Family of Ellenville, 221 Canal St. Ellenville.

Valley Artists Holiday Sale

Fundraising Events 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tues-Sat. until Dec. 23. Pottery, silk scarves, and unique jewelry, are books by local authors, holiday cards, art supplies, journals, and pure beeswax candles. Paintings and framed photographs dot the walls and locally designed rugs, wood tables (large and small), and selected antiques warm up the space. Gifts include: compasses, wooden toys, puzzles, and coloring books. New this year is a variety of children’s items from the Long Eddy based company Tree, including animal-shaped clocks, night-lights, and block sets. Books for children and young adults are available by local authors Vera B. Williams, K.L. Going, Clara Gillow Clark, Gowan Fisher and others. This year, DVAA is highlighting a wide array of vintage silk kimonos of many styles. Suitable for wearing or displaying, the Japanese kimonos are works of art from the mid-twentieth century. Purchases exceed $25 will receive free note cards. Gallery Hours: Tuesday – Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Admission: Free.Call 252-7576 or delawarevalleyartsa… Region: Sullivan. Saturday, November 29, 2014, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Delaware Arts Center, 37 Main Street, Narrowsburg.

Vendors Needed for the Women of Woodbury Fall Craft Fair/Boutique

Fundraising Events $25.00 per space (Vendors must supply own tables). Call for vendor application at 928-9007. Region: Southern Orange. Saturday, November 29, 2014, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Woodbury Senior Center, County Rt. 105, Highland Mills.

Woman of Woodbury craft fair boutique scholarship fundraiser

Fundraising Events Vendors needed.  Applications for Vendor Spaces $25 are now available by contacting Susan, 928-9007. Region: Northern Orange. Saturday, November 29, 2014, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Woodbury Senior Center, Highland Mills.

Women of Woodbury craft fair

Fundraising Events Applications for Vendors: $25.00 per space,  (space is approximately 6 ft. by 4ft. vendors supply their own tables) Spaces will be given on a first come first serve basis, we have several vendors already. For info & vendor applications call Susan 928-9007. Region: Southern Orange. Saturday, November 29, 2014, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM. The Woodbury Senior Center, County Rt. 105, Highland Mills.

"Handmade for the Holidays" Bazaar

Fundraising Events Noon-6 p.m. Nov. 29. Everything from felted wool warm things to fine jewelry, metal work, hand-painted gourds, miniature paintings and fresh baked goods and jellies. Seasonal refreshments. Admission free. www.WallkillRiverSchool.com. Region: Northern Orange. Phone: 845-457-2787. Saturday, November 29, 2014, 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Wallkill River School, 232 Ward St. (Route 17K), Montgomery. NY.

Holiday Boutique fundraiser

Fundraising Events The Friends will offer a selection of merchandise handcrafted by the Arboretum’s dedicated group of volunteers. Handmade ornaments, wreaths, garland, fresh centerpieces, miniature trees, knitted hats and scarves, holiday linens, and honey collected from the Arboretum’s bee hives are just a small sampling of what will be available. This year the Friends will offer holiday wreaths that you can customize with decorations and ribbons of your choice. Volunteers will assemble the wreath while you wait.  Call 615-3828 or visit orangecountynyparks.com. Region: Northern Orange. Saturday, November 29, 2014, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Ottaway Education Building at the Arboretum, Thomas Bull Memorial Park, State Route 416, Montgomery (enter Hamptonburg for GPS directions), and is accessed from the Grove Street entrance to the park.

Rondout National Historic District Walking Tour

Guided tour of Kingston’s historic waterfront area that mushroomed as a prosperous maritime village in the 19th century. Some uphill walking involved. Adult $5; child under 16, $2. Offered by Friends of Historic Kingston. Call 339-0720; www.fohk.org. Region: Ulster. Saturday, November 29, 2014, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Departs 1 pm from outside the City of Kingston Visitors Center, 20 Broadway, Kingston.

Free consultation for dispute resolution

Free one-hour consultation by appointment. Learn about your options in seeking a separation or divorce. Mediation is fair, fast and affordable. Call 294-8082 ext. 34. Sunday, November 30, 2014. Dispute Resolution Center, 110 Old Route 6, Carmel.

All-you-can-eat breakfast

Community Meals 8-11:30 a.m. Oct. 26. Held last Sunday each month. Region: Northern Orange. Cost: $7, $5  for children under 12. Sunday, November 30, 2014, 8:00 AM – 11:30 AM. St. Mary’s Church Hall, 50 Ball St. Port Jervis, NY.

All you can eat breakfast

Fundraising Events Adults, $7 and children under 12 years old, $5. Region: Northern Orange. Sunday, November 30, 2014, 8:00 AM – 11:30 AM. St. Mary's Church, 50 Ball Street, Port Jervis.

All You Can Eat Breakfast

Fundraising Events Adults $7. Children under age 12, $5. Questions email rfdrew@hotmail.com. Region: Northern Orange. Sunday, November 30, 2014, 8:00 AM – 11:30 AM. St. Mary's Church, Ball Street, Port Jervis.

Faithindeed Winter Clothing Drive

Other Events Gently used coats, blankets, sleeping bags, winter accessories and shoes will be accepted; all sizes needed. Donations accepted from 9-10 a.m. Mon. Wed. Fri. through Dec. 12. For more information, contact Faithindeed Ministry for the Homeless at 476-8845. Region: Northern Orange. Venue website: www.faith-indeed.com. Phone: 845-476-8845. Sunday, November 30, 2014, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM. Drop-off at Rock of Refuge Church, 94 North St. Middletown.

Artisan Holiday Craft Boutique

Community Meals Handcrafted goods include home décor, primitive and folk art, handmade candles, soaps, jewelry, pet accessories, holiday ornaments and other unique items.  Many items under $5. Call 754-8870, visit our website at neversinkmuseum.org, email at nvam@frontiernet.net, or visit our Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Neversink-Valley-Museum-of-History-Innovation. Region: Northern Orange. Sunday, November 30, 2014, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM. D&H Canal Visitor’s Center, 58 Hoag Road in Cuddebackville.

Artisan Holiday Craft Boutique

Fundraising Events Handcrafted goods include home décor, primitive and folk art, handmade candles, soaps, jewelry, pet accessories, holiday ornaments and other unique items. Many items under $5. Call 754-8870, visit neversinkmuseum.org. Region: Northern Orange. Sunday, November 30, 2014, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM. D&H Canal Visitor’s Center, 58 Hoag Road in Cuddebackville.

Book sales

Fundraising Events 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Held every Sat.-Sun. Benefits Family of Ellenville. Call 647-2443. Region: Ulster. Sunday, November 30, 2014, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Family of Ellenville, 221 Canal St. Ellenville.

Holiday Shopping Fair

Fundraising Events Crafters, vendors, food, something for everyone. Free. www.newburghjcc.org. Region: Hudson River Region. Sunday, November 30, 2014, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Newburgh JCC, 290 North St. Newburgh.

Last Stop Shop Holiday Craft Boutique

Fundraising Events Benefits the Neversink Valley Area Museum at the D&H Canal Park Visitors Center, 58 Hoag Road in Cuddebackville. Handcrafted items by local artisans in a boutique setting: home decor, folk art & primitive painting, handmade candles & soaps, holiday items, wreaths, stitchery, knit items, paper art, tree ornaments, pet accessories and other unique offerings. Many items under $5. For info call 754-8870. Region: Northern Orange. Sunday, November 30, 2014, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Neversink Valley Area Museum at the D&H Canal Park Visitors Center, 58 Hoag Road in Cuddebackville.

Used Book sale

Fundraising Events Live music by Debbie Fisher. Refreshments, Rosendale Theater, gift merchandise. Call 647-2443. Region: Sullivan. Sunday, November 30, 2014, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Family of Ellenville, 221 Canal St. Ellenville.

Christkindlmarkt

Other Events 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Nov. 30. Christkindlmarkt (krist-kindul-markit) is Port's annual Christmas Market. Region: Northern Orange. Sunday, November 30, 2014, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Front Street and Jersey Avenue in downtown Port Jervis, NY.

Shop 'Til You Drop benefit and toy drive

Fundraising Events Cracolici's on the Green is offering FREE slices of pizza to anyone who makes a purchase. Admission is free and drawings will be held for raffle prizes. Proceeds from the Catskill League Cup golf tournament held last year by the Sullivan County Country Club and the Sullivan County Travel League were donated to the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation. Cracolici’s on the Green Restaurant is a drop-off location for the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation. Organizers of the event will be collecting new unwrapped toys for the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation at “SHOP TIL YOU DROP”.  Proceeds from the event will benefit the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation.  For more information about Cracolici’s on the Green Restaurant and “SHOP TIL YOU DROP” visit cracolicisonthegreen.com or call 866-8027. Region: Sullivan. Sunday, November 30, 2014, 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Cracolici’s on the Green Restaurant at the Sullivan County Golf and Country Club on Route 52 in Liberty.

Holiday Boutique fundraiser

Fundraising Events The Friends will offer a selection of merchandise handcrafted by the Arboretum’s dedicated group of volunteers. Handmade ornaments, wreaths, garland, fresh centerpieces, miniature trees, knitted hats and scarves, holiday linens, and honey collected from the Arboretum’s bee hives are just a small sampling of what will be available. This year the Friends will offer holiday wreaths that you can customize with decorations and ribbons of your choice. Volunteers will assemble the wreath while you wait.  Call 615-3828 or visit orangecountynyparks.com. Region: Northern Orange. Sunday, November 30, 2014, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Ottaway Education Building at the Arboretum, Thomas Bull Memorial Park, State Route 416, Montgomery (enter Hamptonburg for GPS directions), and is accessed from the Grove Street entrance to the park.

New volunteer orientation

Volunteers Volunteer application can be downloaded and printed or submitted online at pjhumane.org/#!volunteer/co3f. 856-3677. Region: Northern Orange. Sunday, November 30, 2014, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Humane Society of Port Jervis/Deerpark, 202 Route 209, Port Jervis, NY.

"Shop for the Holidays"

Fundraising Events Friends of Liberty Library fundraiser featuring vendors selling gifts for the holidays. Refreshments available. Region: Sullivan. Sunday, November 30, 2014, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Lazy Pond Bed & Breakfast, 79 Old Loomis Road, Liberty, NY.

Hanukkah Palooza with a Neil Diamond impersonator

Fundraising Events Free. Region: Hudson River Region. Sunday, November 30, 2014, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Newburgh JCC, 290 North St. Newburgh.

Church of God Mission Board meetings forming in Town of Wallkill

Religious Services available in Spanish. Food and refreshments will be served. For more information, contact Tony Reyes at 820-6371 or tonyreyes@live.com. Region: Northern Orange. Cost: None. Reservations: Not required. Registration: Not required. Phone: 845-820-6371. Email: tonylreyes@live.com. Directions: East on Gueng Street, Right on Ruth Court. Sunday, November 30, 2014, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM. 173 Ruth Court, Middletown, NY.

Santa Express Christmas Tour

Kids' Activities Children are invited to make signs to hold up welcoming Santa and all his friends. Santa Express has an on-board mailbox for letters to Santa. Region: Northern Orange. Sunday, November 30, 2014, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Santa Express will arrive on Front Street, Port Jervis, NY.

Free consultation for dispute resolution

Free one-hour consultation by appointment. Learn about your options in seeking a separation or divorce. Mediation is fair, fast and affordable. Call 294-8082 ext. 34. Monday, December 1, 2014. Dispute Resolution Center, 110 Old Route 6, Carmel.

Faithindeed Winter Clothing Drive

Other Events Gently used coats, blankets, sleeping bags, winter accessories and shoes will be accepted; all sizes needed. Donations accepted from 9-10 a.m. Mon. Wed. Fri. through Dec. 12. For more information, contact Faithindeed Ministry for the Homeless at 476-8845. Region: Northern Orange. Venue website: www.faith-indeed.com. Phone: 845-476-8845. Monday, December 1, 2014, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM. Drop-off at Rock of Refuge Church, 94 North St. Middletown.

Homework Help

Kids' Activities 4-6 p.m. Children in grades 1-6 receive homework help from Newburgh Enlarged City School District teachers. Bilingual teachers available. Mon.-Thurs. though Dec. 18. Region: Hudson River Region. Cost: Free. Registration: No registration required. Phone: 845-563-3600. Email: nflprogram@rcls.org. Monday, December 1, 2014, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Newburgh Free Library, Story Hour Room, 124 Grand St. Newburgh, NY.

Vet 2 Vet Peer Networking meeting

Other Events A program that allows members of the Armed Forces and veterans to discuss challenges such as post-traumatic stress disorder, traumatic brain injury, military sexual trauma, addiction, employment and academic challenges. Information about community resources is available. Participation is free and confidential. Light refreshments served. Meets every Mon. 342-2400, ext. 237. kgrundig@mhaorangeny.com. Region: Northern Orange. Phone: 845-342-2400, ext. 237. Email: kgrundig@mhaorangeny.com. Monday, December 1, 2014, 6:00 PM. Thrall Library, 11-19 Depot St. Middletown, NY.

Meet Dr. Irving Finkel of the British Museum, Author of "The Ark Before Noah"

Fundraising Events $5 tickets. Dessert reception to follow. Region: Hudson River Region. Monday, December 1, 2014, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM. Newburgh JCC, 290 North St. Newburgh.

Free consultation for dispute resolution

Free one-hour consultation by appointment. Learn about your options in seeking a separation or divorce. Mediation is fair, fast and affordable. Call 294-8082 ext. 34. Tuesday, December 2, 2014. Dispute Resolution Center, 110 Old Route 6, Carmel.

Faithindeed Winter Clothing Drive

Other Events Gently used coats, blankets, sleeping bags, winter accessories and shoes will be accepted; all sizes needed. Donations accepted from 9-10 a.m. Mon. Wed. Fri. through Dec. 12. For more information, contact Faithindeed Ministry for the Homeless at 476-8845. Region: Northern Orange. Venue website: www.faith-indeed.com. Phone: 845-476-8845. Tuesday, December 2, 2014, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM. Drop-off at Rock of Refuge Church, 94 North St. Middletown.

United Presbyterian Church thrift shop

Fundraising Events Household items, jewelry and clothes. All proceeds benefit church outreach. Open 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Tues. and Fri. For more information, call 343-2131. Region: Northern Orange. Phone: 845-343-2131. Tuesday, December 2, 2014, 10:00 AM. 25 Orchard St. (off of North Street), Middletown.

Valley Artists Holiday Sale

Fundraising Events 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tues-Sat. until Dec. 23. Pottery, silk scarves, and unique jewelry, are books by local authors, holiday cards, art supplies, journals, and pure beeswax candles. Paintings and framed photographs dot the walls and locally designed rugs, wood tables (large and small), and selected antiques warm up the space. Gifts include: compasses, wooden toys, puzzles, and coloring books. New this year is a variety of children’s items from the Long Eddy based company Tree, including animal-shaped clocks, night-lights, and block sets. Books for children and young adults are available by local authors Vera B. Williams, K.L. Going, Clara Gillow Clark, Gowan Fisher and others. This year, DVAA is highlighting a wide array of vintage silk kimonos of many styles. Suitable for wearing or displaying, the Japanese kimonos are works of art from the mid-twentieth century. Purchases exceed $25 will receive free note cards. Gallery Hours: Tuesday – Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Admission: Free.Call 252-7576 or delawarevalleyartsa… Region: Sullivan. Tuesday, December 2, 2014, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Delaware Arts Center, 37 Main Street, Narrowsburg.

Vet 2 Vet Peer Networking meeting

Other Events A program that allows members of the Armed Forces and veterans to discuss challenges such as post-traumatic stress disorder, traumatic brain injury, military sexual trauma, addiction, employment and academic challenges. Information about community resources is available. Participation is free and confidential. Light refreshments served. Meets every Tues. 342-2400, ext. 237. kgrundig@mhaorangeny.com. Region: Hudson River Region. Phone: 845-342-2400, ext. 237. Email: kgrundig@mhaorangeny.com. Tuesday, December 2, 2014, 2:30 PM. Hudson House, 245 Broadway, Newburgh, NY.

Homework Help

Kids' Activities 4-6 p.m. Children in grades 1-6 receive homework help from Newburgh Enlarged City School District teachers. Bilingual teachers available. Mon.-Thurs. though Dec. 18. Region: Hudson River Region. Cost: Free. Registration: No registration required. Phone: 845-563-3600. Email: nflprogram@rcls.org. Tuesday, December 2, 2014, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Newburgh Free Library, Story Hour Room, 124 Grand St. Newburgh, NY.

Tail Waggin' Tutors

Kids' Activities A drop-in program where children can read aloud to volunteer licensed therapy dogs. Meets Tues. Free. 566-0460. nflprogram@rcls.org. Region: Hudson River Region. Cost: Free. Registration: Registration not required. Phone: 845-566-0460. Email: nflprogram@rcls.org. Tuesday, December 2, 2014, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Newburgh Free Library, Town Branch, Newburgh Mall, 1401 Route 300, Suite 1090, Newburgh, NY.

Chorus rehearsal

Learn to sing 4-part a cappella. Open auditions for women of all ages and voice ranges. Song of the Valley Sweet Adelines. Meets every Tues. Region: Southern Orange. Phone: 845-928-9636. Email: junelnoble@hotmail.com. Ticket Phone: 8459289636. Tuesday, December 2, 2014, 7:00 PM. First Presbyterian Church of Monroe, 142 Stage Road, Monroe, NY.

Lecture: "America’s Role in WWII"

Library Events Only Americans refer to World War II as “The Good War.” This lecture will explore several meanings of this phrase: the nobility of the cause, the scale of national suffering, and the war’s positive economic and social impact. Seventy years after D-Day, how “good” a war was it? Presented by West Point history professor Jennie Kiesling. Region: Hudson River Region. Tuesday, December 2, 2014, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Munger Cottage, 183 Main St. (behind Cornwall library), Cornwall, NY.

Free consultation for dispute resolution

Free one-hour consultation by appointment. Learn about your options in seeking a separation or divorce. Mediation is fair, fast and affordable. Call 294-8082 ext. 34. Wednesday, December 3, 2014. Dispute Resolution Center, 110 Old Route 6, Carmel.

Faithindeed Winter Clothing Drive

Other Events Gently used coats, blankets, sleeping bags, winter accessories and shoes will be accepted; all sizes needed. Donations accepted from 9-10 a.m. Mon. Wed. Fri. through Dec. 12. For more information, contact Faithindeed Ministry for the Homeless at 476-8845. Region: Northern Orange. Venue website: www.faith-indeed.com. Phone: 845-476-8845. Wednesday, December 3, 2014, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM. Drop-off at Rock of Refuge Church, 94 North St. Middletown.

Valley Artists Holiday Sale

Fundraising Events 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tues-Sat. until Dec. 23. Pottery, silk scarves, and unique jewelry, are books by local authors, holiday cards, art supplies, journals, and pure beeswax candles. Paintings and framed photographs dot the walls and locally designed rugs, wood tables (large and small), and selected antiques warm up the space. Gifts include: compasses, wooden toys, puzzles, and coloring books. New this year is a variety of children’s items from the Long Eddy based company Tree, including animal-shaped clocks, night-lights, and block sets. Books for children and young adults are available by local authors Vera B. Williams, K.L. Going, Clara Gillow Clark, Gowan Fisher and others. This year, DVAA is highlighting a wide array of vintage silk kimonos of many styles. Suitable for wearing or displaying, the Japanese kimonos are works of art from the mid-twentieth century. Purchases exceed $25 will receive free note cards. Gallery Hours: Tuesday – Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Admission: Free.Call 252-7576 or delawarevalleyartsa… Region: Sullivan. Wednesday, December 3, 2014, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Delaware Arts Center, 37 Main Street, Narrowsburg.

St. Peter’s Children’s Thrift Shop

Other Events 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Recycled and new clothing, tots to teens. Donations appreciated. Open Wed. Call Dottie Bottaro at 292-2852. Region: Sullivan. Wednesday, December 3, 2014, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. 264 N. Main St. Liberty, NY.

Preschool storytime and crafts

Kids' Activities Preschool storytime with crafts held every Wed.-Thurs. All preschoolers ages 2 and up are welcome. For more information and to register, call 883-7286. Region: Ulster. Wednesday, December 3, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Plattekill Public Library, 2047 Route 32, Modena.

Drop-in story hour

Library Events Children read stories and make crafts based on a variety of weekly themes. Ages 3-6. Meets every Wed. 292-6070. Region: Sullivan. Phone: 845-292-6070. Venue website: www.libertypubliclibrary.org. Wednesday, December 3, 2014, 10:45 AM. Liberty Public Library, 189 North Main St. Liberty.

Homework Help

Kids' Activities 4-6 p.m. Children in grades 1-6 receive homework help from Newburgh Enlarged City School District teachers. Bilingual teachers available. Mon.-Thurs. though Dec. 18. Region: Hudson River Region. Cost: Free. Registration: No registration required. Phone: 845-563-3600. Email: nflprogram@rcls.org. Wednesday, December 3, 2014, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Newburgh Free Library, Story Hour Room, 124 Grand St. Newburgh, NY.

North Church Kids Club

Kids' Activities Meets every Wed. Free. Region: Northern Orange. Cost: Free. Phone: 845-343-6688. Wednesday, December 3, 2014, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM. North Congregational Church, 96 N. Beacon St. Middletown.

"Neurofeedback Therapy For Brain-Related Conditions"

Other Events Orange County Neurofeedback Group is hosting a talk on neurofeedback and the treatment of ADHD, OCD, anxiety, depression and other brain-related conditions. Region: Southern Orange. Cost: Free. Reservations: By Calling. Registration: Or by emailing attendance request to Braincore40@gmail.com. Phone: 845-986-5500. Email: Braincore40@gmail.com. Directions: 40 Maple Ave. Warwick, NY 10990. Wednesday, December 3, 2014, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. 40 Maple Ave. Warwick, NY 10990.

Free consultation for dispute resolution

Free one-hour consultation by appointment. Learn about your options in seeking a separation or divorce. Mediation is fair, fast and affordable. Call 294-8082 ext. 34. Thursday, December 4, 2014. Dispute Resolution Center, 110 Old Route 6, Carmel.

Faithindeed Winter Clothing Drive

Other Events Gently used coats, blankets, sleeping bags, winter accessories and shoes will be accepted; all sizes needed. Donations accepted from 9-10 a.m. Mon. Wed. Fri. through Dec. 12. For more information, contact Faithindeed Ministry for the Homeless at 476-8845. Region: Northern Orange. Venue website: www.faith-indeed.com. Phone: 845-476-8845. Thursday, December 4, 2014, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM. Drop-off at Rock of Refuge Church, 94 North St. Middletown.

Valley Artists Holiday Sale

Fundraising Events 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tues-Sat. until Dec. 23. Pottery, silk scarves, and unique jewelry, are books by local authors, holiday cards, art supplies, journals, and pure beeswax candles. Paintings and framed photographs dot the walls and locally designed rugs, wood tables (large and small), and selected antiques warm up the space. Gifts include: compasses, wooden toys, puzzles, and coloring books. New this year is a variety of children’s items from the Long Eddy based company Tree, including animal-shaped clocks, night-lights, and block sets. Books for children and young adults are available by local authors Vera B. Williams, K.L. Going, Clara Gillow Clark, Gowan Fisher and others. This year, DVAA is highlighting a wide array of vintage silk kimonos of many styles. Suitable for wearing or displaying, the Japanese kimonos are works of art from the mid-twentieth century. Purchases exceed $25 will receive free note cards. Gallery Hours: Tuesday – Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Admission: Free.Call 252-7576 or delawarevalleyartsa… Region: Sullivan. Thursday, December 4, 2014, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Delaware Arts Center, 37 Main Street, Narrowsburg.

Preschool storytime and crafts

Kids' Activities Preschool storytime with crafts held every Wed.-Thurs. All preschoolers ages 2 and up are welcome. For more information and to register, call 883-7286. Region: Ulster. Thursday, December 4, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Plattekill Public Library, 2047 Route 32, Modena.

Discovering Judaism Class at Temple Sholom

Religious Discovering Judaism: (alternate time Thurs 3-4 pm) An introduction to Judaism designed for Jews who have no formal Jewish education or would like to increase their Jewish knowledge, and for nonJews who would like to know more about Judaism or who are considering converting to Judaism. It will cover Jewish holidays, life cycles, Jewish texts (eg, Torah and Talmud), Jewish belief system, ethics, and values, Jewish views of God, and theology, Jewish holy texts, the Rabbinic Period and beginning of prayer, the Jewish home, synagogue symbols and traditions, Holocaust overview, Israel overview. (Additional cost for books.). Region: Sullivan. Cost: 10 weeks of once-a-week classes: non-members $54, Temple members $36. Registration: 845-794-8731. Email: sholomoffice@hotmail.com. Directions: West on Broadway in Monticello. Turn left at light (follow Rte 42 sign). In about 1 mile, turn left on E Dillon Rd. Venue website: www.templesholomny.org. Thursday, December 4, 2014, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. Temple Sholom, 5 E Dillon Rd, Monticello, NY 12701.

Homework Help

Kids' Activities 4-6 p.m. Children in grades 1-6 receive homework help from Newburgh Enlarged City School District teachers. Bilingual teachers available. Mon.-Thurs. though Dec. 18. Region: Hudson River Region. Cost: Free. Registration: No registration required. Phone: 845-563-3600. Email: nflprogram@rcls.org. Thursday, December 4, 2014, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Newburgh Free Library, Story Hour Room, 124 Grand St. Newburgh, NY.

Knitting Kids 4-H Club meeting

Scouts / 4H Meetings will be cancelled and not rescheduled if inclement weather or schools close. 4-H is open to youth ages 5-18. For more information on this club and other 4-H opportunities, call 570-296-3400 or visit http://tinyurl.com/ncagxy4. Phone: 570-296-3400. Email: pikeext@psu.edu. Thursday, December 4, 2014, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM. Penn State Extension office, 514 Broad St, Milford, Pa. For more info visit tinyurl.com.

Hudson River Poets

Established and emerging poets are welcome to join the Hudson River Poets at their monthly meeting. During the first half hour, members discuss poems on a particular topic and are invited to bring in a related poem. During the second half hour, they read their own work related to the topic. To find out the month's topic or for more information, call facilitator Mona Toscano, 845-569-4023. No registration required. Region: Hudson River Region. Registration: No registration required. Cost: FREE. Phone: (845)563-3600. Email: nflprogram@rcls.org. Thursday, December 4, 2014, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM. Newburgh Free Library, Story Hour Room, 124 Grand St. Newburgh, NY.

Talk: The West Point Foundry

History/genealogical This presentation by authors Trudie Grace and Marc Forlow is about the West Point Foundry. At its peak during the Civil War, West Point Foundry manufactured cannons of several types and most prolifically Parrott rifled cannons, which were widely employed and crucial to the Union victory. Among other products were the first American steam locomotives, marine engines and boilers for early steamships, sugar mills, aqueduct pipes, architectural columns, and industrial machinery. Their newly published book as well as this presentation traces the foundry’s story from its early years through the period of the Civil War to its eventual status as a as a site of archaeological excavations. Reservations only due to limited space. Call 446-2134 leave your name, phone number and number of people in your party. rt Montgomery State Historic Site 690 Route 9W Fort Montgomery, NY 10922 Visit us Online at: www.nysparks.com www.palisadesparksconservancy.org Fort Montgomery on Facebook. Region: Northern Orange. Thursday, December 4, 2014, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Fort Montgomery, State Historic Site, 690 Route 9W, Fort Montgomery.

Free consultation for dispute resolution

Free one-hour consultation by appointment. Learn about your options in seeking a separation or divorce. Mediation is fair, fast and affordable. Call 294-8082 ext. 34. Friday, December 5, 2014. Dispute Resolution Center, 110 Old Route 6, Carmel.

Winding Through Warwick, a Holiday House Tour

Fundraising Events This self-guided house tour features six exceptional homes in Warwick decorated for the holidays to benefit Mount Alverno Center, an assisted living facility in Warwick. The Friday evening twilight tour includes a cocktail reception at Chateau Hathorn. The Saturday day tour includes a continental breakfast. Music in each home will be performed by Warwick Valley High School student musicians. The event features a silent auction of wreaths decorated and donated by local businesses, individuals and organizations, as well as raffles of unique gift baskets. Proceeds benefit the Make this House a Home initiative of the Bon Secours Warwick Health Foundation. Sponsored by the St. Anthony Community Hospital Medical Staff, Green Team Home Selling System and Dr. and Mrs. John Juliano. Region: Southern Orange. Cost: $85 per person for Friday Dec 5 Twilight Tour, 4-7 pm, with Cocktail Reception at Chateau Hathorn, 7-9 pm $40 per person for Saturday Dec 6 Day Tour, 10 am - 4 pm, with continental breakfast. Reservations: Please reserve early as this event sells out. Registration: www.windingthroughwarwick.com or 845.986.4141. Phone: 845-986-4141. Directions: Registration begins at Mount Alverno Center. Participants will receive a program journal with directions to homes. Ticket Web Link: www.windingthroughwarwick.com. Ticket Phone: 845 986.4141. Venue website: www.windingthroughwarwick.com. Friday, December 5, 2014 – Saturday, December 6, 2014. Begins at Mount Alverno Center 20 Grand St, Warwick NY 10990.

Faithindeed Winter Clothing Drive

Other Events Gently used coats, blankets, sleeping bags, winter accessories and shoes will be accepted; all sizes needed. Donations accepted from 9-10 a.m. Mon. Wed. Fri. through Dec. 12. For more information, contact Faithindeed Ministry for the Homeless at 476-8845. Region: Northern Orange. Venue website: www.faith-indeed.com. Phone: 845-476-8845. Friday, December 5, 2014, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM. Drop-off at Rock of Refuge Church, 94 North St. Middletown.

Children of God Parenting Ministry

9:30-11 a.m. Open to anyone interested in socializing and gaining support in raising children. During the meeting, children will be cared for in an adjacent room; toys and drinks will be provided. For more information, including topics discussed, call Edie Famularo at 783-8408. Region: Southern Orange. Cost: Donation suggested. Phone: 845-783-8408. Friday, December 5, 2014, 9:30 AM – 11:00 AM. St. Anastasia Education Center, 21 N. Main St. Harriman.

United Presbyterian Church thrift shop

Fundraising Events Household items, jewelry and clothes. All proceeds benefit church outreach. Open 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Tues. and Fri. For more information, call 343-2131. Region: Northern Orange. Phone: 845-343-2131. Friday, December 5, 2014, 10:00 AM. 25 Orchard St. (off of North Street), Middletown.

Valley Artists Holiday Sale

Fundraising Events 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tues-Sat. until Dec. 23. Pottery, silk scarves, and unique jewelry, are books by local authors, holiday cards, art supplies, journals, and pure beeswax candles. Paintings and framed photographs dot the walls and locally designed rugs, wood tables (large and small), and selected antiques warm up the space. Gifts include: compasses, wooden toys, puzzles, and coloring books. New this year is a variety of children’s items from the Long Eddy based company Tree, including animal-shaped clocks, night-lights, and block sets. Books for children and young adults are available by local authors Vera B. Williams, K.L. Going, Clara Gillow Clark, Gowan Fisher and others. This year, DVAA is highlighting a wide array of vintage silk kimonos of many styles. Suitable for wearing or displaying, the Japanese kimonos are works of art from the mid-twentieth century. Purchases exceed $25 will receive free note cards. Gallery Hours: Tuesday – Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Admission: Free.Call 252-7576 or delawarevalleyartsa… Region: Sullivan. Friday, December 5, 2014, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Delaware Arts Center, 37 Main Street, Narrowsburg.

Yard sale

Fundraising Events 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Dec. 5 and 11, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Dec. 20. Many gently used items for sale, Christmas decorations, kitchenware, small appliances, candles, books, movies, more. 778-5115. Region: Hudson River Region. Friday, December 5, 2014, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Humane Society of Walden, 2489 Albany Post Road, Walden, NY.

Crafty Science

Kids' Activities For kids in sixth grade to middle school. Make a cool craft and learn about basic nutrition. Meets Fri. Region: Northern Orange. Phone: 845-856-3991. Friday, December 5, 2014, 3:30 PM. Empowering Port Jervis, 11 Fowler St. Port Jervis, NY.

“Holiday Lights in Bloom” program

Call 615-3828 or visit orangecountynyparks.com. Region: Northern Orange. Friday, December 5, 2014, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Ottaway Education Building at the Arboretum, Thomas Bull Memorial Park, State Route 416, Montgomery (enter Hamptonburg for GPS directions), and is accessed from the Grove Street entrance to the park.

Snowflake Festival

The Kingston Uptown Business Association sponsors Snowflake Festival. Anna Brett will serve as the 2014 Snowflake Grand Marshall. Herzog's and Jordan Trading Co, will once again be decorated with live Holiday Wreaths. Questions, email: haynesmarkc@gmail.com. Region: Ulster. Friday, December 5, 2014, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Uptown Kingston.

Holiday wreath sale

Fundraising Events 5-7 p.m. Dec. 5, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Dec. 6. Different styles to choose from. $25-$35 each. All proceeds support Faith Reformed Church. 697-4237. info@faithreformedchurch.net. Region: Southern Orange. Cost: $25-$35 each. Phone: 845-697-4237. Email: info@faithreformedchurch.net. Venue website: www.ilovefaithchurch.org. Friday, December 5, 2014, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Faith Reformed Church, Corner of Route 6 and South Centerville Road, (by Minisink School), Slate Hill.

Vintage and Handmade holiday craft fair

Fundraising Events Join Cornell St. Studios and friends on Friday December 5th 5-10pm for their 4th annual holiday event!  Beautiful vintage & handmade one of a kind gifts will be available through local vendors and artisans; They will be showcasing and selling jewelry, handbags, ornaments, art, ceramics, paper goods, hair accessories, clothing, baked goods, and home decor. Live entertainment inside will include live holiday music with Lara Hope and the Arktones, models showcasing vintage couture,  and Photobooth with Jeff Bisti.  There will also be a kids hour from 5:30-7pm with face painting, crafting and a zumba class! Sponsored by Bailey Pottery, R & F Handmade Paints, Kingston Happenings and Organic Hudson Valley Publications, LLC. Free Admission - Cornell St. Studios, Inc. 168 Cornell Street, 2nd Floor, Kingston. Visit cornellstreetstudios.com or call 331-0191. Region: Hudson River Region. Friday, December 5, 2014, 5:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Cornell St. Studios, Inc. 168 Cornell Street, 2nd Floor, Kingston.

Free consultation for dispute resolution

Free one-hour consultation by appointment. Learn about your options in seeking a separation or divorce. Mediation is fair, fast and affordable. Call 294-8082 ext. 34. Saturday, December 6, 2014. Dispute Resolution Center, 110 Old Route 6, Carmel.

Busy Body Arts & Crafts Program

Kids' Activities 9-10:30 a.m. For boys and girls in grades K-3. Kids will bring home a completed project each week. No preregistration needed. Held every Sat. Oct. 18-Dec. 13. Region: Northern Orange. Phone: 845-858-4045. Email: pjrec@frontiernet.net. Saturday, December 6, 2014, 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM. Port Jervis Youth Center, 134 Pike St. Port Jervis, NY.

Registration for 2015 Port Jervis Youth Basketball program

Kids' Activities 9  a.m.-noon Dec. 6, noon-3 p.m. Dec. 7 and 6-8 p.m. Dec. 10. Program will start Dec. 13. This program is for boys and girls in grades 3-6. For more information, call 858-4045 or email to pjrec@frontiernet.net. Region: Northern Orange. Saturday, December 6, 2014, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Port Jervis Youth Community Center, 134 Pike St. Port Jervis, NY.

Christmas bazaar

Fundraising Events 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Dec. 6. Baked goods, crafts, gifts, and “white elephant.” Lunch available. All welcome. 973-948-2296. Region: Southern Orange. Registration: . Saturday, December 6, 2014, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM. St. James the Greater Church, 75 River Road, Montague, N.J.

Christmas Bazaar

Fundraising Events Baked Goods, crafts, and white elephant table. Lunch is available. Region: Northern Orange. Saturday, December 6, 2014, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM. St. James The Greater Church, 75 River Road, Montague, N.J.

Christmas Fair and Cookie Walk with Luncheon

Fundraising Events Region: Northern Orange. Cost: For pricing, and other information, call 427-4093. Phone: 845-427-4093. Saturday, December 6, 2014, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Maybrook United Methodist Church, 313 Homestead Ave. Maybrook.

Faithindeed Winter Clothing Drive

Other Events Gently used coats, blankets, sleeping bags, winter accessories and shoes will be accepted; all sizes needed. Donations accepted from 9-10 a.m. Mon. Wed. Fri. through Dec. 12. For more information, contact Faithindeed Ministry for the Homeless at 476-8845. Region: Northern Orange. Venue website: www.faith-indeed.com. Phone: 845-476-8845. Saturday, December 6, 2014, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM. Drop-off at Rock of Refuge Church, 94 North St. Middletown.

Family Solutions

Other Events 9 a.m.-6 p.m. A supervised visitation service, providing a supportive, safe and nurturing environment to encourage strengthening parent-child bonds. $60 for one hour; $100 for two hours. Saturdays only. Registration required. To reserve a slot, call 845-294-8082, ext. 24. Region: Southern Orange. Saturday, December 6, 2014, 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Dispute Resolution Center, 3136 Route 207, Campbell Hall.

Washingtonville Toddling Toddlers and Time for Tots registration

Kids' Activities Toddling Toddlers(with guardian), for ages 15 months to 3½ years, meets 9:30-11 a.m. Tuesday or Thursday. Time for Tots (without guardian), for ages 3½- 5, meets12:15-2:15 p.m. Tuesday and/or Thursday. This is a drop-off preschool program and child can participate one or both days. 10-week sessions.  For more information, call 782-5418. Region: Southern Orange. Saturday, December 6, 2014, 10:00 AM. St. Mary’s CYO in Washingtonville.

24th Annual Craft Fair

Fundraising Events 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Dec. 6-7. Master crafts people and fine artists display and sell their work. Find gallery quality handcrafted gift items, ceramics, jewelry, leather work, woodwork, children's clothing, wreaths, blown glass and more. Region: Ulster. Cost: $4, members $3, 12 and under free. Phone: 845-255-1559. Email: info@unisonarts.org. Ticket Web Link: http://unisonarts.org/news/ai1ec_event/24th-annual-craft-fair/?instance_id=17369. Venue website: www.unisonarts.org. Saturday, December 6, 2014, 10:00 AM. New Paltz Middle School, Main Street and Route 299, New Paltz, NY.

Amity thrift sale

Fundraising Events 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Held every first and third Sat. All proceeds benefit the Institute for Religious Development. Region: Southern Orange. Phone: 845-986-6962. Email: esharp@optonline.net. Ticket Phone: 845-986-6962. Saturday, December 6, 2014, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM. 110 Newport Bridge Road, Amity, Warwick.

Book sales

Fundraising Events 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Held every Sat.-Sun. Benefits Family of Ellenville. Call 647-2443. Region: Ulster. Saturday, December 6, 2014, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Family of Ellenville, 221 Canal St. Ellenville.

Christmas Bazaar and Bake Sale

Fundraising Events Homemade baked goods. Call 292-5053. Region: Sullivan. Saturday, December 6, 2014, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. White Sulphur Springs United Methodist Church Hall, Route 52 West, White Sulphur Springs.

Holiday bazaar and bake sale

Fundraising Events Sponsored by the Women's Fellowship group. Email dkrum@hvc.rr.com. Region: Sullivan. Saturday, December 6, 2014, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM. United Reformed Church, Route 52, Youngsville.

Used Book sale

Fundraising Events Live music by Debbie Fisher. Refreshments, Rosendale Theater, gift merchandise. Call 647-2443. Region: Sullivan. Saturday, December 6, 2014, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Family of Ellenville, 221 Canal St. Ellenville.

Valley Artists Holiday Sale

Fundraising Events 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tues-Sat. until Dec. 23. Pottery, silk scarves, and unique jewelry, are books by local authors, holiday cards, art supplies, journals, and pure beeswax candles. Paintings and framed photographs dot the walls and locally designed rugs, wood tables (large and small), and selected antiques warm up the space. Gifts include: compasses, wooden toys, puzzles, and coloring books. New this year is a variety of children’s items from the Long Eddy based company Tree, including animal-shaped clocks, night-lights, and block sets. Books for children and young adults are available by local authors Vera B. Williams, K.L. Going, Clara Gillow Clark, Gowan Fisher and others. This year, DVAA is highlighting a wide array of vintage silk kimonos of many styles. Suitable for wearing or displaying, the Japanese kimonos are works of art from the mid-twentieth century. Purchases exceed $25 will receive free note cards. Gallery Hours: Tuesday – Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Admission: Free.Call 252-7576 or delawarevalleyartsa… Region: Sullivan. Saturday, December 6, 2014, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Delaware Arts Center, 37 Main Street, Narrowsburg.

Wreath and Poinsettia Sale

Fundraising Events Red, white and speckled poinsettias in various sizes, decorated and plain wreaths, leaf fans and much more . Sponsored by Friends of the Gardiner Library. Call 255-7629. Region: Southern Orange. Saturday, December 6, 2014, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Gardiner Library Community Room 133 Farmer’s Turnpike, Gardiner.

Knit & Crochet for a Purpose

Library Events 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Items made are for local homeless veterans’ centers and battered women’s shelters. Open to all adults with or without experience. Meets every first and third Sat. For more information, call 883-7286. Phone: 845-883-7286. Region: Ulster. Saturday, December 6, 2014, 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM. Plattekill Public Library, 2047 Route 32, Modena.

Knit & Crochet for a Purpose

Library Events Knit & Crochet for a Purpose Come join us at the Plattekill Public Library to Knit & Crochet for a purpose.  Our group meets every 1st and 3rd Saturday of the month at 10:30am.  Items are being made for local Homeless Veterans’ Centers and Battered Women’s Shelters.  It is open to all adults with and without experience.   For more information, call the Plattekill Public Library at 883-7286. Saturday, December 6, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Plattekill Public Library, 2047 State Route 32, Modena.

Tail Waggin' Tutors - MAIN Library

Kids' Activities Children can drop-in and read aloud to volunteer licensed therapy dogs. Region: Hudson River Region. Cost: Free. Registration: No Registration. Phone: 845-563-3600. Email: nflprogram@rcls.org. Saturday, December 6, 2014, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Newburgh Free Library, Story Hour Room, 124 Grand St. Newburgh, NY.

Poochapalooza

Fundraising Events Gymnastic competition benefits area shelters. Advance tickets $5 adult, $2 child. Donations of pet food, cleaning supplies and new or used blankets can be dropped off. Sponsors, advertisers, monetary donations needed. Benefits area shelters. Email gymkidsinc@gmail.com. 534-9793. Region: Hudson River Region. Saturday, December 6, 2014, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Gym Kids Gymnastics, 2430 Route 32, New Windsor, NY.

1658 Stockade National Historic District Walking Tour

1658 Stockade National Historic District Walking Tour- Narrated walk through New York’s largest intact early Dutch settlement and neighborhood where the state was born in 1777. Includes tour of.1812 Johnston House interior featuring 18th and early 19th century furnishings and decorative arts. Adult $10; child under 16, $5. Departs Saturday, 1 p.m. from the Friends of Historic Kingston Gallery, corner Wall-Main Sts. uptown Kingston.Call 339-0720 or fohk.org. Region: Ulster. Saturday, December 6, 2014, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Departs Saturday, 1 p.m. from the Friends of Historic Kingston Gallery, corner Wall-Main Sts. uptown Kingston.

Horse & Pony 4-H club meeting

Scouts / 4H 4-H is open to youth ages 5-18. For more information, call 570-296-3400 or visit http://tinyurl.com/ncagxy4. Phone: 570-296-3400. Email: pikeext@psu.edu. Saturday, December 6, 2014, 1:00 PM. GAIT Therapeutic Riding Center, 514 Foster Hill Road, Milford, Pa. 18337. For more info visit tinyurl.com.

“Holiday Lights in Bloom” program

Call 615-3828 or visit orangecountynyparks.com. Region: Northern Orange. Saturday, December 6, 2014, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Ottaway Education Building at the Arboretum, Thomas Bull Memorial Park, State Route 416, Montgomery (enter Hamptonburg for GPS directions), and is accessed from the Grove Street entrance to the park.

Potluck and Open Mic Song Sharing

Other Events 6-8 p.m. Monthly Open Mic night series begins with a pot luck dinner. Bring your voice and musical instruments. Region: Ulster. Cost: Free, but bring a potluck dish to share. Phone: 845-255-1255. Saturday, December 6, 2014, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Gardiner Library, 133 Farmer’s Turnpike, Gardiner. For more info visit www.gardinerlibrary.org.

Holiday wreath sale

Fundraising Events 5-7 p.m. Dec. 5, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Dec. 6. Different styles to choose from. $25-$35 each. All proceeds support Faith Reformed Church. 697-4237. info@faithreformedchurch.net. Region: Southern Orange. Cost: $25-$35 each. Phone: 845-697-4237. Email: info@faithreformedchurch.net. Venue website: www.ilovefaithchurch.org. Saturday, December 6, 2014, 9:00 PM – Sunday, December 7, 2014, 3:00 AM. Faith Reformed Church, Corner of Route 6 and South Centerville Road, (by Minisink School), Slate Hill.

St. Elizabeth's Poinsettia and Wreath Sale

Fundraising Events 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 6. Region: Southern Orange. Phone: 845-753-5338. Directions: Take Sterling Mine Rd. Ramp from Rte. 17 in Sloatsburg, go 2.5 miles turn rt. onto Eagle Valley Rd. go 1/4 mile to Chapel on left. Saturday, December 6, 2014, 9:00 PM – Tuesday, December 9, 2014, 4:00 AM. St. Elizabeth's Chapel 38 Chapel Turn at Eagle Valley Rd. Tuxedo, NY.

Free consultation for dispute resolution

Free one-hour consultation by appointment. Learn about your options in seeking a separation or divorce. Mediation is fair, fast and affordable. Call 294-8082 ext. 34. Sunday, December 7, 2014. Dispute Resolution Center, 110 Old Route 6, Carmel.

Wallkill Fire Department pancake breakfast

Fundraising Events 7 a.m.-noon. Region: Ulster. Cost: $8 per person, $7.50 seniors; price subject to change. Phone: 845-895-9708. Sunday, December 7, 2014, 7:00 AM – 12:00 PM. 18 Central Ave. Wallkill, NY.

Pancake breakfast

Community Meals 8 a.m.-noon first Sun. All welcome. Region: Northern Orange. Cost: $6; $4.50 for children under 8. Phone: 845-590-3118. Email: jdcommandervfw@yahoo.com. Sunday, December 7, 2014, 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Maybrook VFW Post 2064, 209 Main St. Maybrook, NY.

Faithindeed Winter Clothing Drive

Other Events Gently used coats, blankets, sleeping bags, winter accessories and shoes will be accepted; all sizes needed. Donations accepted from 9-10 a.m. Mon. Wed. Fri. through Dec. 12. For more information, contact Faithindeed Ministry for the Homeless at 476-8845. Region: Northern Orange. Venue website: www.faith-indeed.com. Phone: 845-476-8845. Sunday, December 7, 2014, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM. Drop-off at Rock of Refuge Church, 94 North St. Middletown.

24th Annual Craft Fair

Fundraising Events 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Dec. 6-7. Master crafts people and fine artists display and sell their work. Find gallery quality handcrafted gift items, ceramics, jewelry, leather work, woodwork, children's clothing, wreaths, blown glass and more. Region: Ulster. Cost: $4, members $3, 12 and under free. Phone: 845-255-1559. Email: info@unisonarts.org. Ticket Web Link: http://unisonarts.org/news/ai1ec_event/24th-annual-craft-fair/?instance_id=17369. Venue website: www.unisonarts.org. Sunday, December 7, 2014, 10:00 AM. New Paltz Middle School, Main Street and Route 299, New Paltz, NY.

Book sales

Fundraising Events 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Held every Sat.-Sun. Benefits Family of Ellenville. Call 647-2443. Region: Ulster. Sunday, December 7, 2014, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Family of Ellenville, 221 Canal St. Ellenville.

Gift and Craft Boutique

Fundraising Events 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Dec. 7 Handmade crafts and more. Hosted by the Sisterhood of Temple Sinai. For more information and to reserve vending space, call 845-343-1861 or email Gwen Lerman at plad50@hotmail.com. Region: Northern Orange. Phone: 845-343-1861. Sunday, December 7, 2014, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Temple Sinai, 75 Highland Ave. Middletown, NY.

Used Book sale

Fundraising Events Live music by Debbie Fisher. Refreshments, Rosendale Theater, gift merchandise. Call 647-2443. Region: Sullivan. Sunday, December 7, 2014, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Family of Ellenville, 221 Canal St. Ellenville.

Holiday Penny Social

Penny Social/Tricky Tray Doors open at 11:30 a.m, calling at 1 p.m. Sponsored by Rutgers Ladies Auxiliary. Refreshments available. Call Jamie 683-1082 or Emmy 856-2567 (after 6 p.m). Region: Northern Orange. Sunday, December 7, 2014, 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM. Johnson Firehouse, Creamery Road, Johnson.

Holiday Penny Social

Penny Social/Tricky Tray Sponsored by Rutgers Ladies Auxiliary. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. calling at 1 p.m. Refreshments available. For information, call Jamie at 683-1082 or Emmy at 856-2567 (after 6 p.m). Region: Northern Orange. Sunday, December 7, 2014, 11:30 AM. Johnson Firehouse, Creamery Road, Johnson, NY.

Holiday Open House

Fundraising Events A family story hour will be held at 2 p.m. when Anna Gordon, children's librarian will lead a holiday program filled with stories, songs and crafts. The Friends of Moffat Library is sponsoring the event and providing refreshments. Call 496-5483. Region: Southern Orange. Sunday, December 7, 2014, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Moffat Library, 3348 Route 208, Building 2, Suite 2 Campbell Hall.

Church of God Mission Board meetings forming in Town of Wallkill

Religious Services available in Spanish. Food and refreshments will be served. For more information, contact Tony Reyes at 820-6371 or tonyreyes@live.com. Region: Northern Orange. Cost: None. Reservations: Not required. Registration: Not required. Phone: 845-820-6371. Email: tonylreyes@live.com. Directions: East on Gueng Street, Right on Ruth Court. Sunday, December 7, 2014, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM. 173 Ruth Court, Middletown, NY.

“Holiday Lights in Bloom” program

Call 615-3828 or visit orangecountynyparks.com. Region: Northern Orange. Sunday, December 7, 2014, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Ottaway Education Building at the Arboretum, Thomas Bull Memorial Park, State Route 416, Montgomery (enter Hamptonburg for GPS directions), and is accessed from the Grove Street entrance to the park.

Free consultation for dispute resolution

Free one-hour consultation by appointment. Learn about your options in seeking a separation or divorce. Mediation is fair, fast and affordable. Call 294-8082 ext. 34. Monday, December 8, 2014. Dispute Resolution Center, 110 Old Route 6, Carmel.

Faithindeed Winter Clothing Drive

Other Events Gently used coats, blankets, sleeping bags, winter accessories and shoes will be accepted; all sizes needed. Donations accepted from 9-10 a.m. Mon. Wed. Fri. through Dec. 12. For more information, contact Faithindeed Ministry for the Homeless at 476-8845. Region: Northern Orange. Venue website: www.faith-indeed.com. Phone: 845-476-8845. Monday, December 8, 2014, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM. Drop-off at Rock of Refuge Church, 94 North St. Middletown.

Homework Help

Kids' Activities 4-6 p.m. Children in grades 1-6 receive homework help from Newburgh Enlarged City School District teachers. Bilingual teachers available. Mon.-Thurs. though Dec. 18. Region: Hudson River Region. Cost: Free. Registration: No registration required. Phone: 845-563-3600. Email: nflprogram@rcls.org. Monday, December 8, 2014, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Newburgh Free Library, Story Hour Room, 124 Grand St. Newburgh, NY.

Vet 2 Vet Peer Networking meeting

Other Events A program that allows members of the Armed Forces and veterans to discuss challenges such as post-traumatic stress disorder, traumatic brain injury, military sexual trauma, addiction, employment and academic challenges. Information about community resources is available. Participation is free and confidential. Light refreshments served. Meets every Mon. 342-2400, ext. 237. kgrundig@mhaorangeny.com. Region: Northern Orange. Phone: 845-342-2400, ext. 237. Email: kgrundig@mhaorangeny.com. Monday, December 8, 2014, 6:00 PM. Thrall Library, 11-19 Depot St. Middletown, NY.

Free consultation for dispute resolution

Free one-hour consultation by appointment. Learn about your options in seeking a separation or divorce. Mediation is fair, fast and affordable. Call 294-8082 ext. 34. Tuesday, December 9, 2014. Dispute Resolution Center, 110 Old Route 6, Carmel.

Faithindeed Winter Clothing Drive

Other Events Gently used coats, blankets, sleeping bags, winter accessories and shoes will be accepted; all sizes needed. Donations accepted from 9-10 a.m. Mon. Wed. Fri. through Dec. 12. For more information, contact Faithindeed Ministry for the Homeless at 476-8845. Region: Northern Orange. Venue website: www.faith-indeed.com. Phone: 845-476-8845. Tuesday, December 9, 2014, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM. Drop-off at Rock of Refuge Church, 94 North St. Middletown.

Holiday Craft Show

Fundraising Events Ceramic jewelry and creations from Roberta Green of Warwick; ceramic bowls from Kathy Jeffers of Woodbourne; hand turned Christmas trees from Tom Andreas and hand embroidered beaded necklaces by Rosanne Andreas both of Warwick. Also featured are lathed wood vessels, fused glass creations, silk scarves, photographic prints, gemstone and crystal jewelry, upcycled creations, Fair Trade items and much more will be for sale in Rock Tavern’s sanctuary. The “Incredible Edible” section of the show will offer both ready-to-eat food and packaged baked goods ready for gift-giving. Call 496-9696 or email  Roberta Green at rgclaycreations@aol.com. Region: Southern Orange. Tuesday, December 9, 2014, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 9 Vance Road, Rock Tavern.

United Presbyterian Church thrift shop

Fundraising Events Household items, jewelry and clothes. All proceeds benefit church outreach. Open 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Tues. and Fri. For more information, call 343-2131. Region: Northern Orange. Phone: 845-343-2131. Tuesday, December 9, 2014, 10:00 AM. 25 Orchard St. (off of North Street), Middletown.

Valley Artists Holiday Sale

Fundraising Events 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tues-Sat. until Dec. 23. Pottery, silk scarves, and unique jewelry, are books by local authors, holiday cards, art supplies, journals, and pure beeswax candles. Paintings and framed photographs dot the walls and locally designed rugs, wood tables (large and small), and selected antiques warm up the space. Gifts include: compasses, wooden toys, puzzles, and coloring books. New this year is a variety of children’s items from the Long Eddy based company Tree, including animal-shaped clocks, night-lights, and block sets. Books for children and young adults are available by local authors Vera B. Williams, K.L. Going, Clara Gillow Clark, Gowan Fisher and others. This year, DVAA is highlighting a wide array of vintage silk kimonos of many styles. Suitable for wearing or displaying, the Japanese kimonos are works of art from the mid-twentieth century. Purchases exceed $25 will receive free note cards. Gallery Hours: Tuesday – Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Admission: Free.Call 252-7576 or delawarevalleyartsa… Region: Sullivan. Tuesday, December 9, 2014, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Delaware Arts Center, 37 Main Street, Narrowsburg.

Vet 2 Vet Peer Networking meeting

Other Events A program that allows members of the Armed Forces and veterans to discuss challenges such as post-traumatic stress disorder, traumatic brain injury, military sexual trauma, addiction, employment and academic challenges. Information about community resources is available. Participation is free and confidential. Light refreshments served. Meets every Tues. 342-2400, ext. 237. kgrundig@mhaorangeny.com. Region: Hudson River Region. Phone: 845-342-2400, ext. 237. Email: kgrundig@mhaorangeny.com. Tuesday, December 9, 2014, 2:30 PM. Hudson House, 245 Broadway, Newburgh, NY.

Homework Help

Kids' Activities 4-6 p.m. Children in grades 1-6 receive homework help from Newburgh Enlarged City School District teachers. Bilingual teachers available. Mon.-Thurs. though Dec. 18. Region: Hudson River Region. Cost: Free. Registration: No registration required. Phone: 845-563-3600. Email: nflprogram@rcls.org. Tuesday, December 9, 2014, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Newburgh Free Library, Story Hour Room, 124 Grand St. Newburgh, NY.

Tail Waggin' Tutors

Kids' Activities A drop-in program where children can read aloud to volunteer licensed therapy dogs. Meets Tues. Free. 566-0460. nflprogram@rcls.org. Region: Hudson River Region. Cost: Free. Registration: Registration not required. Phone: 845-566-0460. Email: nflprogram@rcls.org. Tuesday, December 9, 2014, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Newburgh Free Library, Town Branch, Newburgh Mall, 1401 Route 300, Suite 1090, Newburgh, NY.

Chorus rehearsal

Learn to sing 4-part a cappella. Open auditions for women of all ages and voice ranges. Song of the Valley Sweet Adelines. Meets every Tues. Region: Southern Orange. Phone: 845-928-9636. Email: junelnoble@hotmail.com. Ticket Phone: 8459289636. Tuesday, December 9, 2014, 7:00 PM. First Presbyterian Church of Monroe, 142 Stage Road, Monroe, NY.

Free consultation for dispute resolution

Free one-hour consultation by appointment. Learn about your options in seeking a separation or divorce. Mediation is fair, fast and affordable. Call 294-8082 ext. 34. Wednesday, December 10, 2014. Dispute Resolution Center, 110 Old Route 6, Carmel.

Faithindeed Winter Clothing Drive

Other Events Gently used coats, blankets, sleeping bags, winter accessories and shoes will be accepted; all sizes needed. Donations accepted from 9-10 a.m. Mon. Wed. Fri. through Dec. 12. For more information, contact Faithindeed Ministry for the Homeless at 476-8845. Region: Northern Orange. Venue website: www.faith-indeed.com. Phone: 845-476-8845. Wednesday, December 10, 2014, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM. Drop-off at Rock of Refuge Church, 94 North St. Middletown.

Valley Artists Holiday Sale

Fundraising Events 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tues-Sat. until Dec. 23. Pottery, silk scarves, and unique jewelry, are books by local authors, holiday cards, art supplies, journals, and pure beeswax candles. Paintings and framed photographs dot the walls and locally designed rugs, wood tables (large and small), and selected antiques warm up the space. Gifts include: compasses, wooden toys, puzzles, and coloring books. New this year is a variety of children’s items from the Long Eddy based company Tree, including animal-shaped clocks, night-lights, and block sets. Books for children and young adults are available by local authors Vera B. Williams, K.L. Going, Clara Gillow Clark, Gowan Fisher and others. This year, DVAA is highlighting a wide array of vintage silk kimonos of many styles. Suitable for wearing or displaying, the Japanese kimonos are works of art from the mid-twentieth century. Purchases exceed $25 will receive free note cards. Gallery Hours: Tuesday – Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Admission: Free.Call 252-7576 or delawarevalleyartsa… Region: Sullivan. Wednesday, December 10, 2014, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Delaware Arts Center, 37 Main Street, Narrowsburg.

St. Peter’s Children’s Thrift Shop

Other Events 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Recycled and new clothing, tots to teens. Donations appreciated. Open Wed. Call Dottie Bottaro at 292-2852. Region: Sullivan. Wednesday, December 10, 2014, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. 264 N. Main St. Liberty, NY.

Preschool storytime and crafts

Kids' Activities Preschool storytime with crafts held every Wed.-Thurs. All preschoolers ages 2 and up are welcome. For more information and to register, call 883-7286. Region: Ulster. Wednesday, December 10, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Plattekill Public Library, 2047 Route 32, Modena.

Drop-in story hour

Library Events Children read stories and make crafts based on a variety of weekly themes. Ages 3-6. Meets every Wed. 292-6070. Region: Sullivan. Phone: 845-292-6070. Venue website: www.libertypubliclibrary.org. Wednesday, December 10, 2014, 10:45 AM. Liberty Public Library, 189 North Main St. Liberty.

Homework Help

Kids' Activities 4-6 p.m. Children in grades 1-6 receive homework help from Newburgh Enlarged City School District teachers. Bilingual teachers available. Mon.-Thurs. though Dec. 18. Region: Hudson River Region. Cost: Free. Registration: No registration required. Phone: 845-563-3600. Email: nflprogram@rcls.org. Wednesday, December 10, 2014, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Newburgh Free Library, Story Hour Room, 124 Grand St. Newburgh, NY.

North Church Kids Club

Kids' Activities Meets every Wed. Free. Region: Northern Orange. Cost: Free. Phone: 845-343-6688. Wednesday, December 10, 2014, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM. North Congregational Church, 96 N. Beacon St. Middletown.