December 14, 2013
The Lights of Hope and Joy
December 6-8, 13-15 and 20-22
5:30 to 9:30 p.m. each night
Children’s Bible Fellowship of NY
250 Ninham Road, Carmel, NY
Come stroll through thousands of lights synchronized to your favorite Christmas music. Enjoy a hayride, live music and refreshments. It’s a perfect way to spend quality holiday time with family, friends and children while delighting in this special time of year.
— Free admission.
Full Details at www.cbfny.org
or call 845-225-2005
Karate for Christ begins September 17, every Tuesday and Saturday from 6-8pm when school is in session through May 31, 2014. The class is FREE, but donations are appreciated. Learn the world of martial arts with the guidance of Championship Black Belt instructors, who will teach the fundamentals of Boxing, Kickboxing, Sport Karate and Self-Defense awareness. Each class begins and ends with prayer and uses the teachings of the Bible for mental strength.
Ladies Fit for Christ begins September 17, and runs every Tuesday and Saturday from 6-7:30pm when school is in session through May 31, 2014. The class is FREE for Women of all Ages, using a variety of aerobic activity set to Christian music. The exercise will be modified to meet individual needs and physical capability. Bring sneakers, water bottle, hand towel, exercise mat, and hand weights if wanted, to New Beginnings, 35 DeGarmo Road in the town of Poughkeepsie.
December 14, 2013 – December 15, 2013
Saturday, December 14 6pm
Sunday, December 15 9am & 11am
This year’s Christmas celebration, “The Light of Christmas,” is full of passionate, worshipful songs with an amazing variety of musical styles. You are invited to join us as we celebrate the gift of Jesus during this Christmas season. These presentations are filled with music and words that will remind us of the great joy that we have been given through Him.
All are welcome!
Childcare available from birth to 5th grade
The show features a special animatronic snowman as the host with some surprises! The display is approximately 15 minutes and includes nearly 100,000 lights using over four miles of wire! The event invites viewers to drop donations for The Brian Ahearn Children’s Fund at the display through a custom “magic mailbox” that adds some fun with your donation. The show will run nightly December 1st through January 5th from 6pm to 10:30pm. The Castle is happy to offer this as a free event to the public.
A living nativity, featuring dozens of live actors and animals, will be open on Dec.13 and 14 from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. on the Rockwell Falls Presbyterian Church grounds in Lake Luzerne.
This torch-lit event will be held outdoors as the “Walk Through Bethlehem” attempts to recreate events as they might have been at the time of the birth of Jesus. Visitors are welcome to interact with actors and animals in the busy streets of “Bethlehem.” Free snacks and refreshments will be available in the church.
The presentation is free to the public and all are invited to attend. Visitors are advised to dress warmly for the weather and be prepared for a possible wait. For more information about this event, please call the Rockwell Falls Presbyterian Church office at 696-3537.
Featuring the worship and praise band Journey’s Voice from Monroe, NY. Fellowship, refreshments and Christ-centered music.
A night of festive praise and worship at First Congregational Church of Middletown, NY. Get into the spirit of the holiday and experience the spirit of God by lifting a voice of praise with us.
December 15, 2013
Help local families with providing pet food during the holidays
Drive Alive is a Christmas toy drive for the Pregnancy Support Center of Ulster County. The PSCUC will be collecting new, unwrapped toys for ages newborn through 5 through December 16th. All toys may be brought to either center located at 484 Broadway Kingston or 246 Main Street, Suite 9, New Paltz. We are also in desperate need for coats and boots for sizes newborn through 5T. Diapers, Wipes, baby wash and other baby items always needed.