Happening This Weekend - 3/2/2018

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Hope you had a safe and cozy snow day! At least the frozen flakes have Beacon's reservoirs filling up - the drought level has been lifted thanks to this season's rain and snowfall. Kick your cabin fever to the curb during these last days of winter by getting out there to take your favorite class (or the intriguing class you've never taken), get some retail therapy, and sit in on a cultural experience. Your highlights for the weekend and week ahead are below.

Highlighted below are the events, classes, workshops and shopping that you need to factor into your weekend plans, as well as your out-and-abouts next week!
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CANCELED Reel Life Film Club presents “First Position”
Friday, March 2, 2018
Time: 6 pm
Location: Howland Public Library, 477 Main St., Beacon, NY
Due to the weather, the library is closed. Check back to see if this event will be rescheduled.
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Dutchess Country St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Wappingers Falls
Saturday, March 3, 2018
Time: 1 pm
Location: Village of Wappingers Falls, NY
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Celebrating Women’s History Month - Opening Reception
Saturday, March 3, 2018
Time: 3 to 5 pm
Location: Howland Cultural Center, 477 Main St., Beacon, NY
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Howland Chamber Music Circle presents Inon Barnatan, Piano
Sunday, March 4, 2018
Time: 4 pm
Location: Howland Cultural Center, 477 Main St., Beacon, NY
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Plan ahead and check out what's coming up this month in our Events Guide.

The Artist's Way: A Creative Cluster
Sunday, March 4, 2018 (the beginning of a 12-week series)
Time: 1:30 pm
Location: A Little Beacon Blog's Space, 291 Main St., First Floor, First Door, Beacon, NY
An Artist's Way group is being held at A Little Beacon Space on Sundays for the 12-week journey that Julia Cameron writes about and teaches via her classic book. This meeting time and space will be a gentle group, where people who are reading the book and going through their journey can share their thoughts and connect with others. The group serves as a connection point and hopes to foster creativity in all and nurture community. Drop-ins welcome if you can't make the entire series.
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Thank you to Beacon Pilates for sponsoring the Classes for Adults Guide! For a full list of upcoming classes and workshops of all kinds, visit our Adult Classes Guide.

Updates have started flying in for A Little Beacon Blog's Summer Camp Guide. Get the latest dates from All Sport, Beacon Art Studios Fashion Camp, Camp Robbins, Camp @ the Camp from Beacon Parks and Recreation, Beacon Performing Arts Center, and Common Ground Farm Day Camp.

But that's just the beginning... More updates are coming, so check back often!

For a full list of upcoming classes, visit our Kids Classes Guide.

Thank you to BAJA for sponsoring the Restaurant Guide!


Flea Boutique Sale at CreateSpace
Day: Saturday, March 3, 2018
Time: 9 am to 6 pm
Location: CreateSpace, 145 Main St., Beacon, NY
Blowout Sale! 50% off!
PS: This is where this copy of The Artist's Way was found.


Luxe Optique

183 Main Street
(across Cliff Street from Beacon Bread Company)
Have you seen these crystal-clear frames by Dita yet? They have gold-tone hardware on the sides. Go ahead - take a closer look at Luxe Optique. These specs will look even cooler on your face.



PARKING HINT: Park behind 1 East Main by the Hudson Valley Brewery and use the back walkway entrance!

Style Storehouse
484 Main Street

(near Utensil)

Dress up your spring style with sweet lace bralettes by free people and jewels by Five and Two, Yunis K and Wolf Circus. Are you following Style Storehouse's Instagram yet? You should, it's good...

Lambs Hill Bridal Boutique
1 East Main, Retail #3

(near the dummy light)
Lambs Hill has changed up their window for spring! The storefront windows of bridal stores are famous - forever leaving fanciful impressions in the minds of the young dreamers who pass them.

Thank you to the following shops for sponsoring our Shopping Guide - Luxe Optique, Lambs Hill, and Style Storehouse!

Where can you get your hair done in Beacon? Or a beard trim? Find out in
A Little Beacon Blog's Beauty Guide!

TIP: Up the hill from Lambs Hill Bridal is The Blushery, a makeup counter and laser hair removal boutique, all in one, serving men and women.

Antalek & Moore Insurance Agency

Do you need to find your own health insurance? The agents at Antalek & Moore can help you navigate the journey, as there are a variety of moving parts associated with health insurance coverage. Call them at (845) 831-4300 to start your search.


The Lip Sync Battle is a joint fundraiser, featuring an all-star cast of Beacon community leaders and other luminaries. They'll battle it out in support of BeaconArts and the Center for Creative Education. Hosted by the fabulous Pissi Myles.
Date: Thursday, March 15, 2018
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InHouse Design Media

The photographers and designers of InHouse Design Media can help you take amazing pictures for your business's Instagram. This four-week private workshop is like an amazing fitness class, but for your photos. Get fit!
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Tin Shingle

Do you ever see this sign hanging from the office door of Tin Shingle in Beacon's historic Telephone Building? If you've ever wanted to watch the webinar that is being produced, while Tin Shingle teaches easy techniques in PR, social media, SEO and more, you can see it right now, in the Replay section of Tin Shingle.
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Beacon Chamber of Commerce
Meet and mingle with other businesses in Beacon and beyond at the Southern Duchess Country Club on Tuesday, March 6, as the Beacon Chamber of Commerce's membership expands to include other communities who want to work together. You don't have to be a member to attend this meeting, and you can bring a guest!
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A Little Beacon Space

The time is right to host your workshop, now you just need a venue. A Little Beacon's Space, conveniently located in the heart of Beacon, is a perfect spot for your audience.
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Until next week!