Main Street Summit
Sep
26
6:30pm 6:30pm

Main Street Summit

// A CONVERSATION
Owning a business in Beacon isn't easy.
How are you handling it? How are you growing?
What do you want from your city and each other?

// A MAIN STREET SUMMIT
Join fellow business owners and managers and city leaders to address some of the issues we confront. Connect in the flesh and support one another.

// PRESENTED BY
BEAHIVE + A Little Beacon Blog

// AGENDA
6:30 / Cocktail Connection (Networking)
7:00 / Interactive Panel Discussion
8:00 / Breakout Roundtable Sessions 1
8:30 / Breakout Roundtable Sessions 2
9:00 / Cocktail Connection Continued

// INTERACTIVE PANEL
We'll kick off the night with an engaging panel discussion between business owners and city leaders — with audience participation.

Kelly Ellenwood / panelist
George Mansfield / panelist
Scott Tillitt / moderator
* Michele Williams / panelist

// BREAKOUT ROUNDTABLES
Following the panel will be two rounds of facilitated, roll-up-your-sleeves group discussions. Choose your own learning adventure!

Myriam Bouchard / Facilitator: Operations
Galia Gichon Clemens / Facilitator: Money Matters
Katie Hellmuth Martin / Facilitator: Marketing + PR
Jason Robert Schuler / Facilitator: Staffing + Expansion

Bios and more info at:
http://mainstreetsummitbeacon.com/

// TICKETS
General: $30
Partners: $10*
-> Tickets include food, wine and craft beer.
* Partner discount is for members of our partner organizations. (See list on website.)

-> http://mainstreetsummitbeacon.com/tickets

// SPONSOR
We are currently accepting and promoting sponsors. 
If you're interested in supporting this inaugural event, click here:
http://mainstreetsummitbeacon.com/sponsor

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LuLaRoe With Erin and Leigh RETURNS in a Pop-Up Shop - October Second Saturday
Oct
13
to Oct 15

LuLaRoe With Erin and Leigh RETURNS in a Pop-Up Shop - October Second Saturday

After a successful pop-up shop in the spring, Erin and Leigh, life-long Beaconites and the personal dealers to many LulaRoe wardrobe junkies, are returning to A Little Beacon Space for a fall pop-up shop during October's Second Saturday. 

You've heard of the LuLaRoe leggings... Maybe you even have a few pairs.

Many of you have heard of the dynamic duo LulaRoe with Erin and Leigh. They usually sell their collection of LuLaRoe clothing in homes and play with it in videos in their private Facebook Group, but now they are popping up to set up shop in A Little Beacon Space for one weekend only - October 12 - 15th, which is Second Saturday for Beacon. With sizes to fit all, get an idea of what's in store at LuLaRoe's website.

Erin and Leigh are Beaconites born and raised, and embraced the LuLaRoe model after their children were born and they wanted to be part of a business that connects with others and on a schedule they create.

Come shop with them!

HOURS: 

Friday: 3 to 8 pm
Saturday: 10 am to 8 pm
Sunday: 10 am to 4 pm

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How Can Acupuncture Help Me? Free Intro From Heart Body Mind Acupuncture
May
20
3:00pm 3:00pm

How Can Acupuncture Help Me? Free Intro From Heart Body Mind Acupuncture

Have you ever wondered how acupuncture works and if it's good for you?

Come for a free intro to acupuncture, and stay for an optional tune-up. After the talk, enjoy the ability to choose from several discount packages for ongoing treatments in acupuncture, facial rejuvenation, polarity therapy and herbal consultation if you wish. 

Maryam Mehrjui, RN, LAc, founder of Heart Body Mind Acupuncture will give an introduction on how acupuncture works, what conditions respond well to acupuncture, what can one expect in a session and some tips on handy pressure points for pains and aches.  

Join Maryam Mehrjui, LAc, RN, founder of Heart Body Mind Acupuncture in Beacon for a Free Intro to Acupuncture at A Little Beacon Blog Space!

Find Out:

  • What conditions it treats
  • What is a session like
  • Pressure points for pains and aches
  • Seasonal lifestyle and nutritional tips
  • How to prevent Spring allergies

Catch a half hour intro at 3:30pm and again at 6:30pm.

Walk in any time for a 20 minute Auricular acupuncture (NADA), which is great for relaxation and detox as space and time allows.

Enjoy live music from Michiko Takani's meditative music: Sound of water and objects with Asian singing. More info on the music: http://www.petitmusc.fr/?page_id=210

Maryam will also be offering discount packages for Acupuncture, Facial Rejuvenation, Herbal consult and Polarity Therapy.

Happy Spring!
Maryam Mehrjui, LAc, RN

For more, check out www.heartbodymindacu.com

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LuLaRoe With Erin and Leigh LIVE in a Pop-Up Shop
May
12
to May 14

LuLaRoe With Erin and Leigh LIVE in a Pop-Up Shop

You've heard of the LuLaRoe leggings... Maybe you even have a few pairs.

Many of you have heard of the dynamic duo LulaRoe with Erin and Leigh. They usually sell their collection of LuLaRoe clothing in homes and play with it in videos in their private Facebook Group, but now they are popping up to set up shop in A Little Beacon Space for one weekend only - May 12 to 14, which is Mother's Day for some, Beacon Open Studios for others, Second Saturday for all of Beacon, and one heck of a great weekend to treat oneself to comfortable and stylish clothing, with sizes to fit all. Get an idea of what's in store at LuLaRoe's website.

Erin and Leigh are Beaconites born and raised, and embraced the LuLaRoe model after their children were born and they wanted to be part of a business that connects with others and on a schedule they create.

Come shop with them!

HOURS: 

Friday: 3 to 8 pm
Saturday: 10 am to 8 pm
Sunday: 10 am to 4 pm

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Kitchen Cuts: Kids Hair Cuts and Face Painting
May
7
10:00am10:00am

Kitchen Cuts: Kids Hair Cuts and Face Painting

Back by popular demand, the girls from Your Presence Salon are visiting A Little Beacon Space in Beacon from their Poughkeepsie location to cut your kid's hair from 10 am to 4 pm for $16 a head, while the kids and I do face-painting at our even bigger table than last time, to accommodate so many little faces. Face-painting is $1, the proceeds from which are being donated to the Kindergarten Teacher Teams in Beacon City Schools.

The first two Kitchen Cuts raised about $60, which A Little Beacon Blog matched to bring it to a total of $130 donated to the Kindergarten Teacher Team at South Avenue School. We have gotten the paint out again to ramp up efforts to donate this amount to the other three elementary schools.

Walk-ins only. Cash or Credit. See you soon!

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Apr
15
7:00pm 7:00pm

Fundraiser: (Re) Fund Planned Parenthood of the Mid Hudson Valley

A silent auction of arts, products and services from businesses and artists around Beacon to benefit a fundraiser for Planned Parenthood of the Mid Hudson Valley. Organizers include Caroline Jensen, Kit Burke-Smith and Amy Soucy.

From The Organizers:
Stand with Planned Parenthood. Congress may defund this vital women’s health resource, which will have devastating impacts on vulnerable communities. We’re not having it.

Enjoy live music by some of Beacon's best, including The Whispering Tree, Gina Samardge & the "I Can't Keep Quiet" Choir, Amy Soucy Music and Judy Kass, Brown bread, Mark Westin & Reburt.

Whether attending or not, you can also bid on beautiful items made by talented local artists and artisans, and gift certificates donated by Beacon businesses in the silent auction. If you show up, you can take your chances on the 50/50 raffle!

TICKETS: $25 advance / $30 at the door
LINK: refundpp.eventbrite.com
SILENT AUCTION: https://www.32auctions.com/beaconrefundpp

*Please buy in advance if you can, we anticipate selling out!
*Ticket includes 2 free drinks and food (hors d'oeuvres and light fare).

100% of the proceeds will go directly to Planned Parenthood of the Mid-Hudson Valley.

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Pop-Up Vinyl Record Show - Organized by Sound Shack
Mar
10
to Mar 17

Pop-Up Vinyl Record Show - Organized by Sound Shack

Seven vinyl record collectors from the Hudson Valley set up shop for a 3-day vinyl pop-up shop experience. This experience is brought to you by Sound Shack Beacon and their super record selling friends. Says Sound Shack: "Bet you know some of the other guys : Jim A, Chris, Big Jim, Doug, Logan and Dan! What a great variety of music there will be!"

Spread the word, birds, to your friends who love a great find.

DATE:
Friday, March 10th from 3-8pm
Saturday, March 11th from 10am-8pm
Sunday, March 12th from 11am-5pm

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