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Last Updated: 8/16/2017


Acupuncture

HEART BODY MIND ACUPUNCTURE - Beacon, NY


Art & Craft

THE HOME DEPOT - 450 Route 9, Fishkill, NY

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

Coloring Books for Adults
Day: Tuesday, August 22, 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
: Thursday, August 10 and 17, 2017
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
Plein Air Painting Group
Days: Wednesday, August 23 & Saturday August 26, 2017
Time: 9:30am-12:30pm

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


Ballet/Dance

BALLET ARTS STUDIO - 107 Teller Avenue, Beacon, NY
Ballet
Jazz
Tap
African Dance
Modern


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.

HOWLAND PUBLIC LIBRARY - 313 Main Street, Beacon, NY


Cooking

BEACON PANTRY - 382 Main Street, Beacon, NY

HOWLAND PUBLIC LIBRARY - 313 Main St., Beacon, NY
Easy, Fun, Raw Foods
Day: Thursday, August 24, 2017
Time: 1-3pm
Join local professor, Johanna Sophia, for a talk on "Easy Fun Raw Foods - How to Add More Raw Foods to Your Diet for Health and Planet." Ms. Sophia will discuss simple reasons people should add more raw foods to their daily diet followed by a workshop on creating actual dishes using raw foods. One recipe will be for something sweet, and one will be for something savory. Not to be missed! This event is free and no registration is required.

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


Defensive Driving

ANTALEK & MOORE - 340 Main St, Beacon, NY

Defensive Driving Course
Day: Saturday, September 9, 2017
Time: TBA


FINANCIAL

A LITTLE BEACON SPACE129 Main Street, Beacon, NY


FITNESS/HEALTH

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


Gardening/Flowers/Plants

RAVEN ROSE - 474 Main St, Beacon, NY

HOWLAND PUBLIC LIBRARY - 313 Main Street, Beacon, NY
Cutting Gardens
Day: Wednesday, August 16, 2017
Time: 1-2pm
Join Cornell Cooperative Extension Dutchess County Master Gardener, Susan Kavy, as she presents a talk on creating Cutting Gardens. This program will help you choose great plants that can be harvested into beautiful bouquets.


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

HEART BODY MIND ACUPUNCTURE - Beacon, NY

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


Kickboxing

Beacon Karate Closed.

Check back as we research.


Language

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
Monday nights, Tuesday & Thursday mornings

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
Guided Meditations
Day:
Wednesdays
Time: 10am

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
Percussion Ensemble for Adults


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

Nursing Circles
Day: Wednesdays
Time: 1-2pm

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

Cloth Diapering 101
Day: Private Classes Available

Babywearing 101
Day: Private Classes Available


Pilates

BALLET ARTS STUDIO - 107 Teller Avenue, Beacon, NY
Pilates & Core Strengthening*
Mondays
*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


Pre-Natal

WADDLE n SWADDLE - 484 Main Street, Beacon, NY

4th Trimester Essentials (for the 12 week postpartum period)
Day: Saturday, August 19, 2017 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 Time: 6-7:15pm

BEBHAKTI YOGA CENTER - 89 Dewindt Street, Beacon, NY
Check back soon!


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

Info Meeting and Registration
Day: Check back soon! Time: 10am

Open House Practice
Day: Check back soon! Time: 5pm

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
Sewing School - Beginners
Day: Check back soon!
Time: 9am-12pm

Quilting 101 (4 sessions)
Day: Check back soon!
Time: 12-3pm

Garment Lab
DayCheck back soon!
Time: 10am-12pm

Stitch Sampler
Day: Check back soon!
Time: 6-9pm

Meet the Machine
Day: Tuesday, August 15 or Saturday August 19, 2017
Time: 6-9pm (Tue), 2-5pm (Sat)

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
Birth Story Support Circle
Healing from birth or postpartum trauma
Day: Check back soon!
Time: 12:30-1:30pm


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 - 1004 Main Street, Fishkill, NY
Power Vinyasa
Gentle Yoga
Barkan Vinyasa
Power Beats
Deep Stretching

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

YOGA ON THE HUDSON - Pete & Toshi Seeger Riverfront Park, 2 Red Flynn Drive Beacon, NY
Day: Sundays, June 4-August 27, 2017
Time: 6-7:15pm

HUDSON VALLEY YOGA | NOMAD - Long Dock Park, Beacon, NY
Day: Wednesdays, June 28 to September 20, 2017
Time: 6:30pm

 BACKYARD YOGA - 119 Overlook Ave, Beacon, NY

OUTDOOR YOGA @ STONY KILL FARM - 79 Farmstead Lane, Wappingers Falls, NY
Day: Tuesdays
Time: 6:30pm
*See Kids Guide for kids & teens yoga classes

YOGA at Long Dock Park
Location: Long Dock Park, Beacon, NY
Day/Time: Wednesdays, 6:30pm to sunset
Join nOMad every Wednesday at Beacon's beautiful Long Dock Park for our annual Summer Series. Suggested Donations: $15
August 16th Jenese form Lotus Yoga Loft
August 23rd Deborah from Rainbow Body Yoga
August 30th Elisa form Wild Soul Yoga Studio
September 6th Shannon from Shambhala Wellness Center
September 13th Ishia from Elevate Yoga & Barre Studio
September 20th Corinna & Samantha from Tadasana in Balance


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