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Last Updated: 11/22/2017


Acupuncture

HEART BODY MIND ACUPUNCTURE - Beacon, NY


Art & Craft

ATELIER ROOM 205 - 20 Kent St, Beacon, NY

BEACON RECREATION CENTER - 23 West Center St., Beacon, NY
"Beacon Thursday Painters," an Art Class for Seniors
Age: Seniors
Day: Thursdays

BEAHIVE - 291 Main St, Beacon, NY

COMPASS ARTS - 395 Main St., Beacon, NY

EAT, PAINT, LOVE STUDIO - 331 Main St., Beacon, NY
Check back soon!

HOWLAND PUBLIC LIBRARY - 313 Main St., Beacon, NY

Fun Paper Beads Workshop for Adults
Day: Thursday, November 30, 2017
Time: 6:30-7:30pm
Join Amina Chaudhri for a paper bead crafting program. Get the chance to make the beads, lacquer them, and finally, incorporate them into a necklace! Beads will be made from magazines. Come join us for this purely for fun event. 
All supplies are provided at this free event. Registration required as space is limited. Stop by the front desk to register. 

Coloring Books for Adults
Day: Tuesday, November 21, 2017
Time: 6-7:30pm    
Location: Howland Public Library, 313 Main St, Beacon, NY
Come to unwind, while expressing your creativity! Adult coloring books offer a variety of designs, often intricate, just waiting to get lost in. Both colored pencils and fine tipped markers will be available, along with a wide variety of coloring books to choose pages from. No registration is needed for this free program. 
 
KNOT TOO SHABBY - 155 Main St., Beacon, NY
Chalk Paint 101® - The Annie Sloan Method
Days
: Check back soon!
Time: 9am-12pm

KAIGHT BEACON - 512 Main Street in Beacon, NY

MORPHICISM GALLERY - 444 Main St., Beacon, NY
Adult Coloring Book workshops. Inquire at palefsky@highlands.com.

SALVATION ARMY - 372 Main St., Beacon, NY
Come & Paint!
Age: Seniors
Day: Thursday Painting for Seniors

RIVERWINDS GALLERY - 172 Main St., Beacon, NY

GARRISON ART CENTER - 23 Garrison's Landing, Garrison, NY

HUDSON VALLEY CENTER FOR CONTEMPORARY ART - 1701 Main St., Peekskill, NY


Ballet/Dance

BALLET ARTS STUDIO

107 Teller Avenue, Beacon, NY
For more than 55 years, Ballet Arts Studio has been fostering individual artistry and technical excellence in a disciplined, respectful environment. If you have always wanted to try ballet or tap classes, or are reviving your class ritual from childhood, Ballet Arts Studio has classes for you.

ADULT Classes at Ballet Arts Studio

NEW!  Adult Beginning Ballet!
Day: Wednesdays Time: 7:30pm

Adult Low Intermediate Ballet
Day:  Tuesdays Time: 7:30pm

NEW! Adult Low Intermediate Tap Class at Ballet Arts Studio!
Day: Tuesdays Time: 9:30am

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT
Registration is now open for Fall 2017 session. To register, call 845-831-1870 or email info@balletartsstudio.com.
www.balletartsstudio.com

GLENHAM SCHOOL - 20 Chase Dr, Fishkill, NY
Over 35 Basketball
Day: Tuesdays
Time: 6-9pm
Sign up

SHAMBHALA WELLNESS CENTER - 4 S Chestnut St, Beacon, NY


BOOK READINGS

HOWLAND PUBLIC LIBRARY - 313 Main Street, Beacon, NY

BINNACLE BOOKS - 321 Main St, Beacon, NY
See what Binnacle has going on lately >


BUSINESS

BEAHIVE - 291 Main Street, Beacon, NY

A LITTLE BEACON SPACE129 Main Street, Beacon, NY
Details for how to host your workshop at A Little Beacon Space.

Financial Management 101 for Small Business
Day: Wednesday, November 29, 2017
Time: 5:30-7:30pm
Location: A Little Beacon Space, 291 Main St, Beacon, NY
Dana Sperry, a CPA with extensive small business experience will present key financial management considerations for operating, growing or transforming your small business or starting a new small business - including:

  • Financial aspects of Entity types
  • Book Keeping for effective business operation that also accounts for IRS and NYS Tax implications
  • Financial Management Tools and Techniques recommendations
  • Q’s & A’s as possible

Sponsored by BeaconArts


Cooking

BEACON PANTRY - 382 Main Street, Beacon, NY

HOWLAND PUBLIC LIBRARY - 313 Main St., Beacon, NY

OLIVE U - 896 Main St, Fishkill, NY


Crossfit

LOCOMOTIVE CROSSFIT - 115 Old Route 9, Fishkill, NY
*new location (fmr 387 Main St, Beacon)

CROSSFIT845 - 7 Nancy Court, Wappingers Falls, NY


Dancing

WEED ORCHARDS & WINERY- 43 Mount Zion Road, Marlboro, NY
Known for line dancing events.

CCE - 464 Main St., Beacon, NY
Several dance classes are available, in Hula Hooping, Tango, Salsa, Latin Dance Series,
Day/Time: Classes vary, please check schedule

SHAMBHALA WELLNESS CENTER - 4 S. Chestnut St, Beacon, NY


Defensive Driving

ANTALEK & MOORE - 340 Main St, Beacon, NY

Defensive Driving Course
Dat: Check back soon
Time: TBA
Location: The Antalek and Moore Office, 340 Main Street, Beacon NY
Join Susan Pagones as she guides you through a Defensive Driving class. You want to lower your auto insurance, right? Taking this class is one way to do it. And makes you safer. A win-win.
RSVP: Register with Thomasine Supple, 845-831-4300 or tsupple@antalek-moore.com


FINANCIAL

A LITTLE BEACON SPACE129 Main Street, Beacon, NY


FITNESS/HEALTH

A LITTLE BEACON SPACE - 129 Main Street, Beacon, NY

HOWLAND PUBLIC LIBRARY - 313 Main Street, Beacon, NY


Gardening/Flowers/Plants

RAVEN ROSE - 474 Main St, Beacon, NY

HOWLAND PUBLIC LIBRARY - 313 Main Street, Beacon, NY


Glasswork

HUDSON BEACH GLASS - 162 Main Street, 2nd Fl, Beacon, NY


HEALTH/WELLNESS

BEACON PARKS & RECREATION
Pickleball Clinic -
South Avenue Tennis Court, Beacon, NY
Combines the elements of Tennis, Badminton, and Ping Pong.  No experience required. 

BEBHAKTI YOGA CENTER - 89 Dewindt Street, Beacon, NY

SHAMBHALA WELLNESS CENTER - 4 South Chestnut Street, Beacon, NY

HEART BODY MIND ACUPUNCTURE - Beacon, NY

HOWLAND PUBLIC LIBRARY - 313 Main St, Beacon, NY

WADDLE n SWADDLE - 484 Main Street, Beacon, NY
Physical Therapy Focusing on Women's Health
Day: Thursdays by appt
Time: 9am-4pm

SACRED SPACE - 436 Main Street, Beacon, N
Journey Dance with Nicole Porto


Kickboxing

Beacon Karate Closed.

Check back as we research.


Language

HOWLAND PUBLIC LIBRARY - 313 Main St, Beacon, NY
#Adulting in Spanish
Day: Tuesday, October 24 - December 12, 2017
Time: 6:30-7:30pm
Looking for other folks to speak Spanish with? Come as you are to the youth area of the library to do some #AdultinginSpanish with Lisa-Marie. Each week you will work on different communication skills and culturally relevant colloquialisms.Unable to make one of these dates? No worries! This is a free, drop in class. No registration necessary.
*Note there is no class on 10/31 or 11/21.  

FISHKILL RECREATION CENTER - 793 Route 52, Fishkill, NY
Arabic
Mondays
Conversational Spanish (Beginners) 
Thursdays
Intermediate Spanish
Tuesdays


Martial Arts

EVOLUTION GRAPPLING ACADEMY - 395 Main Street, Beacon, NY
Brazilian Jiu Jitsu
Women's Fight Camp
Self-Defense Combat Grappling

UNITED MARTIAL ARTS CENTERS  - 1054 Main Street, Fishkill, NY
Family Martial Arts

MARC SABIN - 23 West Center St, Beacon, NY
Tai Chi & Qigong
Day: Sundays (drop-in)
Time: 9-10:30am (beginner), 10:30-12pm (Advanced)


Meditation

BEBHAKTI YOGA CENTER - 89 Dewindt Street, Beacon, NY
Bhakti Breathe
Day:
Thursdays
Time: 8:30-9:15am
Donation Only

SACRED SPACE - 436 Main Street, Beacon, NY
Edgar Cayce Meditation Group
Details for most meet ups at Sacred Space are here >

SHAMBHALA WELLNESS CENTER - 4 South Chestnut Street, Beacon, NY

HOWLAND CULTURAL CENTER - 477 Main St, Beacon, NY

KAGYU THUBTEN CHOLING - 245 Sheafe Rd in Wappingers Falls
Free Buddhist Meditation Class
Day: Mondays
Time: 7:30-8:30pm


Music

COMPASS ARTS - 395 Main St, Beacon, NY
Women’s Choir
Day: Mondays, October 15 to January 15, 2017 ((no class 12/25 or 1/1))
Time: 7:30-09pm
Location: Compass Arts, 395 Main St, Beacon, NY
Performance the weekend of January 19-21 (exact day/time TBD)


Nature & Outdoors

SCENIC HUDSON

STONY KILL  - 79 Farmstead Lane, Wappingers Falls, NY 12590


Parenting

WADDLE n SWADDLE - 484 Main Street, Beacon, NY
CPR & First Aid For Children

Free Nursing Circles (Breastfeeding Support Group)
Day: Wednesdays
Time: 1:15-2pm

BWI RockWest Babywearing Meeting
Day: 1st Wednesday
Time: 10am-11:30am

Cloth Diapering 101
Day: Private Classes Available

Babywearing International of Rockland/Westchester
Day: First Wednesday of the month
Time: 10-11:30am


Pilates

BALLET ARTS STUDIO - 107 Teller Avenue, Beacon, NY
Pilates & Core Strengthening*
Mondays 6:30-7:30pm
*Open to parents whose children are taking classes at the studio

BEACON PILATES - 181 Main Street, 2nd Fl, Beacon, NY
Classes and Times vary. Please see Classes for details.


Piloxing (Pilates & Boxing)

FISHKILL RECREATION - 793 Route 52, Fishkill, NY
Thursdays, 7pm to 8pm


Photography

HOWLAND PUBLIC LIBRARY - 313 Main St, Beacon, NY

RIVERWINDS GALLERY - 172 Main St, Beacon, NY


Pre-Natal

WADDLE n SWADDLE - 484 Main Street, Beacon, NY

4th Trimester Essentials (for the 12 week postpartum period)
Day: Check back soon! Time: 12:30-3:30pm

Birth Prep 101
Day: Check back soon!
Time: 12:30pm-6:30pm

Breastfeeding Essentials
Day: Check back soon! Time: 6-8pm

Pregnancy Circle
Day:
3rd Saturday Time: 11am-12:30pm

Pre-Natal Yoga
Day: Mondays by appt Time: 6-7:15pm

Gentle Chiropractic Care Focusing on Pregnancy& Pediatrics
Day: Fridays by appt
Time: 8am-5pm

BEBHAKTI YOGA CENTER - 89 Dewindt Street, Beacon, NY
BhaktiBump Prenatal Series
Day: Thursdays
Time: 5:30pm-6:30pm


ROWING/SAILING

CORTLAND COMMUNITY ROWING - 3 Memorial Dr, Croton-on-Hudson (by Croton train station)
Indoor and Outdoor Rowing - Seaplane 500
Day: Check back soon! Time: 3pm

BEACON SLOOP CLUB - Long Dock Park, Beacon, NY
Learn The Basics of Sailing
DayCheck back soon! Time: 7-9pm


SEWING

BEETLE & FRED171 Main St, Beacon, NY

BEACON ART STUDIOS - 211 Fishkill Ave., Beacon, NY
Beacon Art Studios (in the old high school) has a rolling series of sewing classes throughout the school year, for both children and adults. Owner and teacher Eva Gronowitz teaches practical sewing skills while encouraging creativity. She also promotes responsible community care through upcycling and charity projects.
Regularly Scheduled Sewing Classes:

Family-Style Sewing, ages 5+ (kids and parents together!)
Information >
Adult Sewing Classes, ages 15+
Information >
Drop-In Sewing
Information >
Knit, Slip and Beyond, with Kit Burke-Smith, all ages
Information >


Support Group

See also our Ongoing Events Guide for weekly meet ups & more! 

SACRED SPACE - 436 Main Street, Beacon, NY
Mid-Hudson Valley Infertility Support Group
This free support group meets monthly and is open to women struggling with infertility. RSVP to midhudsoninfertility@gmail.com before attending for the first time.

Divorce Workshop for Women
Day: Check back soon!
Time: 6:30-8pm
Location: Oak Vino Wine Bar, 389 Main St, Beacon, NY
Information >

WADDLE n SWADDLE - 484 Main Street, Beacon, NY

Free Nursing Circles (Breastfeeding Support Group)
Day: Wednesdays
Time: 1:15-2pm

Homeopathy, Birth Trauma Support, Energy Healing
Day: Mondays
Time: 9am-4pm


Swimming

ALL SPORT HEALTH & FITNESS - 17 Old Main Street, Fishkill, NY
Swimming classes available as Private and Group. Registration fills up fast.
Also includes group water exersize classes.


Tai Chi

BEACON RECREATION CENTER - 23 West Center Street, Beacon, NY
Intro to Tai Chi
Sundays, 9:00-10:30am


Yoga

ALL SPORT HEALTH & FITNESS - 17 Old Main St, Fishkill, NY
Classes ongoing.

ALMA YOGA - 190 South Plank Rd, Newburgh, NY
Sweat Your Soul
Deep Stretch
Warm Flow
Yogassage

BEACON YOGA STUDIO - 464 Main Street, Beacon, NY

BEBHAKTI YOGA CENTER - 89 Dewindt Street, Beacon, NY
BeBhakti also offers kids yoga classes, which are listed in A Little Beacon Blogs Kids Classes Guide.

Bhakti Breathe
Bhakti Flow
Bhakti Align & Flow
Bhakti Gentle
Bhakti Donation
(Pay what you want!)
Bhakti $5 at 5pm (Sunday yoga at special price)
Bhakti Basics
Bhakti Restorative
(Fridays)
Bhakti Play
Bhakti Bump
Bhakti Mama
(for moms with infants)
Early Risers (Wednesdays 7-8am)
Information on All Classes >

See A Little Beacon Blog's Kids Classes Guide for Kids Yoga from beBhakti.

ELEVATE YOGA & BARRE STUDIO - 1820 New Hackensack Suite 3, Wappiners Falls, NY

FIREFLY YOGA STUDIO - 992 Main Street, Fishkill, NY
Power Vinyasa
Power Beats
Ashtanga Yoga

Asana & Meditation
Deep Stretching
Align Your Vibe (Gentle)
YOD

RESONATE HEART YOGA
Come-As-You-Are Yoga w/ Amy Soucy
@Beahive, 291 Main Street, Beacon, NY
Thursdays, 7:30-8:45pm

SHAMBHALA WELLNESS CENTER - 4 South Chestnut Street, Beacon, NY
*New Management! Read all about it in our article
Vinyasa Yoga
Kundalini Yoga
Gentle Yoga
Power Yoga
Aroma Flow Yoga
Restorative Yoga
Yoga Fundamentals

Intro to AcroYoga Workshop
Day:
Friday, December 1, 2017
Time: 7-9pm

HOWLAND CULTURAL CENTER - 477 Main St, Beacon, NY
nOMad presents Community Yoga Classes
Days/Time: Mondays at 6:30pm, Tuesdays & Thursdays at 9:30am
Donation suggestion $12


*See Kids Guide for kids & teens yoga classes


Zumba

FISHKILL RECREATION - 793 Route 52, Fishkill, NY
Tuesdays, 7 to 8 pm

HYDE PARK ROLLER MAGIC - 4178 Albany Post Road, Hyde Park, NY

TATANISHA POWELL - The Veterans Memorial Building, 413 Main St, Beacon

YANARELLA DANCE - 312 Main Street, Beacon, NY