In addition to special events and classes that happen in and around Beacon, there are events that happen weekly, bi-weekly, and monthly.  This guide is dedicated to regular gatherings for special interests and groups.


MONDAYS

The Bridge Club
Location: The Howland Cultural Center - 477 Main St, Beacon, NY
Day/Time: Every 3rd Monday, 10:00-1:00 pm
Players at any level welcome!

 

 

The Community Chorus
Location: The Howland Cultural Center - 477 Main St, Beacon, NY
Day/Time: Will return in the Fall 2016

Tuesdays

Old Timey Southern Fiddle Tunes
Location: The Howland Cultural Center - 477 Main St, Beacon, NY
Day/Time: Every 2nd Tuesday, 7:00 pm

History Of Beacon
Location: The Howland Cultural Center - 477 Main St, Beacon, NY
Day/Time: Every 4th Tuesday, 7pm
Presented by the Beacon Historical Society, every month there is a different presentation about the history of Beacon.

Bicycle Run
Location: People's Bicycle - 430 Main St, Beacon, NY
Day/Time: Tuesdays, 7pm (weather permitting)
Let's just ride! Casual bike ride in and around the city of Beacon.  All riding levels and abilities welcome. 

Learn To Hula Hoop Dance
Location: CCE - 464 Main St., Beacon, NY
Day/Time: Tuesdays, 7:30-8:30pm
Learn to dance with hula hoops with Small Tribe Hoops. All levels of hoopers are welcome including first timers.  Fee is $12.

Helen Savoit Daytime Book Club
Location:
Howland Public Library - 313 Main St, Beacon, NY
Day/Time: 2nd Tuesday of month, 1:30-3pm
The Helen Savoit Daytime Book Club meets the second Tuesday of each month at 1:30.  Read the book and then come and join in on a lively discussion. New members are always welcome!

Wednesdays

Pot Luck Wednesdays
Location: Beacon Pool at University Settlement Camp
Day/Time: Wednesdays, 5:30-7:00 pm
Bring a dish to share and set up at the picnic tables.  Bring some extra plastic utensils, paper plates, napkins if you have them.  Meet your neighbors, try new food, and enjoy!  Let everyone know what you're bringing!  Weather permitting.

Thursdays

Kadampa Meditation
Location: The Howland Cultural Center - 477 Main St, Beacon, NY
Day/Time: Thursday, March 16, 2017
Meditation and Modern Buddhism for everyone.

 

Fridays

Open Mic Night
Location: The Howland Cultural Center - 477 Main St, Beacon, NY
Day/Time: Every 3rd Friday, 8:00pm (7:30pm Doors) 

 

Unplugged Game Club
Location: Howland Public Library - 313 Main St, Beacon, NY
Day/Time: First Friday, every month, 3-5pm
Middle and High School students can get together with others who love to play D & D or various card games from Magic to Yugioh every 1st and 3rd Friday of the month. Just bring your cards and we'll provide the tables and snacks! New and classic board games area also available to play. No registration needed. For more information contact Michelle at communityart@beaconlibrary.org or 845-831-1135 ex.101. 

Get in the Game! Game Club
Location: Howland Public Library - 313 Main St, Beacon, NY
Day/Time: First Friday, every month, 3-5pm
Middle and High School students can get together with others who love to play D & D or various card games from Magic to Yugioh every 1st Friday of the month. Just bring your cards and we'll provide the tables and snacks! New and classic board games also available to play. 
No registration needed. Join any time. 

Z!ne Club
Location: Howland Public Library - 313 Main St, Beacon, NY
Ages: High School Students
Day/Time: 3rd Friday every month, 3-5pm
Zine Club is open to middle school and high school students. Collaborate with other Beacon area teens to publish a zine for teens, by teens. The Zine Club will meet monthly to work on individual and collaborative zines. Members will participate in every step of the process from creation and editing to printing and distribution. Meeting topics will include new art and book making techniques as well as the occasional guest artist. The zines created by the group will become part of the collection of the library. There will also be opportunities to trade zines with other library zine clubs in the area and across the country. All supplies are provided; no experience necessary. Sign up for this special session by emailing Michelle at community@beaconlibrary.org. 

Anime & Manga Club (Teens)
Location: Howland Public Library - 313 Main St, Beacon, NY
Day/Time: 4th Fridays every month, 3-5pm
Each month, teens choose the anime to be shown from our current anime dvds or streaming from crunchyroll.com. Teens may bring their own Anime DVDs and favorite Manga books to share. Anime Club is open to students in Middle School and High School*. This program is free no registration required. 
*Parents please note some of the anime shown may be PG13 and TV14.
For more information contact Michelle at community@beaconlibrary.org. 

Bingo Night
Location: The Memorial Building, 413 Main St, Beacon, NY
Day/Time: Fridays, 5pm - game starts 6pm
The Memorial Building is for all veterans, There are three Veterans organization in the building. The American Legion, VFW, & Marine Corps League.  Only the American Legion provides Bingo Fridays & Sundays in the Memorial Hall.

They start selling cards a 5:00 PM. & the calling  remains a 6:30 PM.  More information can be obtained by calling 845-831-7750 (Leave message) 

Saturdays

Open Barn at Stony Kill
Location: Stony Kill Farm - 79 Farmstead Lane, Wappingers Falls, NY
Day/Time: Saturdays & Sundays, 11:00-1:00pm
The Greenhouse and Barn are open for visitors.  Stop in to check out the plants, visits the lamps, and say 'hello' to their baby calf!

Fishkill Farms Fall Festival
Day: Check back soon!
Time: 9:00am - 6:00pm
Location: 9 Fishkill Farm Rd. Hopewell Junction NY
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Dia: Beacon
Days: Saturday & Sunday
Time: 11:00-6:00 pm
Location: Dia: Beacon, 3 Beekman St, Beacon, NY
Beacon residents get free admission to Dia every Saturday & Sunday throughout the year.

Beacon Music Factory
Family Hootenanny with Emily Ellison
Day: Saturdays (2nd Saturday)
Time: 10-11am
Price: $5 per person
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Family Free Night
Location: Mid-Hudson Children's Museum, 74 North Water St, Poughkeepsie, NY
Day: 3rd Saturdays
Time: 5-8pm

Sundays

Beacon Flea
Location: 6 Henry Street (near the Post Office, behind the gas station)
Day/Time: Sundays 8am-3pm
Hunt for furniture, records, tools, even a wooden cooler at Beacon's famous flea market. Every fair weather Sunday, check their Instagram if it's raining to see if it will be open.

Beacon Farmers Market
Location: Beacon Train Station by the Hudson River
Day/Time: Sundays, 10am-3pm
Enjoy produce and gift ideas from 18 regular vendors, plus a rotation of more regular vendors on the 1st and 3rd Sundays, or the 2nd and 4th Sundays. You'll get a variety of shopping and music each time you go down to the Farmers Market. Also occasionally includes kids events. Check A Little Beacon Blog's Kids Classes Guide for specific listings. Open rain or shine.

Fishkill Farms Fall Festival
Day: Every Weekend starting Saturday, September 10, 2016 until October 29th and 30th.
Time: 9:00am - 6:00pm
Location: 9 Fishkill Farm Rd. Hopewell Junction NY
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Bingo Night
Location: The Memorial Building, 413 Main St, Beacon, NY
Day/Time: Sundays, 5pm - game starts 6pm
The Memorial Building is for all veterans, There are three Veterans organization in the building. The American Legion, VFW, & Marine Corps League.  Only the American Legion provides Bingo Fridays & Sundays in the Memorial Hall.

They start selling cards a 5:00 PM. & the calling  remains a 6:30 PM.  More information can be obtained by calling 845-831-7750 (Leave message)