June 22, 2014
Come celebrate God and Country
The 9th Annual Tour De Kingston and Ulster will be held Sunday, June 22rd, 2014. Bike rides for all abilities and interests from a flat and FREE 5-mile Family Ride to a challenging 50-miler for experienced cyclists. Rides begin and end at Forsyth Park, Kingston NY. Register online at www.bikereg.com or contact Bike Brothers Bicycle Shop, 845-336-5581. A FREE educational “Bicycle Rodeo” for younger children is held in conjunction with the Tour. Post-ride BBQ provided.
Advance registration for the 12, 16, 25 and 50 mile rides is $25 for individuals and $40 for families. The 5-Mile Family Ride is FREE.
All proceeds benefit Tour de Kingston Community Scholarships, the YMCA of Kingston and Ulster County and the Health Alliance of the Hudson Valley Foundation.
Bike rides for all abilities and interests from a flat and FREE 5-mile Family Ride through Uptown Kingston to longer rides on the roads and rail trails of Ulster County. A FREE educational “Bicycle Rodeo” for younger children will be held in conjunction with the Tour. Post-ride BBQ provided.
From the street life of drugs, crime and gangs, Luis Torres was lost in life’s strongholds. Locked up and searching for answers, the words of a visiting prison minister would guide him to the truth that would change his life forever. Come hear his testimony of God’s saving grace on June 22ndm 2014 at the Full Gospel Center, Route 55 in LaGrangeville, NY. That’s at 9:00 am and 10:45 am on Sunday, June 22nd. For more information visit www.fgcweb.org or call 845-452-4673.
Non-profit Air Soil Water will be hosting a weekly Farmers Market in Milford, PA. Tri-State Local Farmers and vendors will sell their fresh picked organic produce and foods.
A new exhibit opening entitled “Made in Newburgh” highlights the manufacturing history of Newburgh. Glimpse into the history of the city’s industries, their shaping, and how they shaped Newburgh. Among the items featured in this exhibit and at the Captain David Crawford House, headquarters of the Newburgh Historical Society, is a beautifully crafted piano and a very early lawn mower. A wall display illustrates the locations of 18th to 19th century mills and factories that used the Quassaick Creek as a power source. Also, digital screens allow visitors to browse through old photographs and print ads.
Newburgh Illuminated’s annual city-wide , three-day festival of the visual arts, music and history celebrates Newburgh’s “Made in Newburgh” innovations, past and present. 80 artists’ works will be displayed throughout the city in this year’s installment of the Lightbulb Project.” Enjoy the world premiere of “Lucy Illuminated” and a comedy tribute to Lucy and Desi, who first debuted as a team at Newburgh’s Ritz Theater. Enjoy mariachi, rap, punk, rock and the Mystery Tours Tribute to the Beatles . Discover the sylvan beauty of historic Downing Park, designed by Olmstead and Vaux, where you can savor local and international cuisine, browse our artisanal craft market, participate in fun-for-the-family activities, and glide across its Polly lake in rowboats, compliments of the Newburgh Rowing Team. Cheer on your favorite team at Sunday morning’s regatta at the river. Take a tour of Newburgh’s historic neighborhoods and discover our stunning architectural jewels. To help plan your fun, visit us at www.newburghilluminatedfestival.com.