This needn't totally deter you from heading out. Getting gas on Thursday was easy, grocery shopping was fruitful, and reports are coming in that Route 52 is better today than yesterday.
Coincidentally this week, there are several safety workshops being offered you'll want to check out! We've been promoting a few over the past couple of months, and just in time. This week while taking shelter in the basement, memories of that Citizen Preparedness Training workshop came to mind, where organizers focused on what to do in flash flood situations. Normally these workshops aren't very popular, but with increased rates of severe weather, put them on your calendar!
Community Safety Day - FREE EVENT
Day: Saturday, May 19, 2018 Time: Noon to 4 pm Location: The Elks Lodge, 900 Wolcott Ave., Beacon, NY Information >
Smoke Alarms Save Lives!
Day: Saturday, May 19, 2018 Time: 9:30 am to 4:30 pm Location: Beacon Fire Dept., 13 South Ave., Beacon, NY Information >
Live Music: Broken Shadows Jazz Quartet
Day: Saturday, May 19, 2018 Time: 8 pm Location: Atlas Studios, 11 Spring St., Newburgh, NY Information > *Please check with Atlas to confirm they are open post-tornado
Howland Chamber Music Circle presents Calldore String Quartet Day: Sunday, May 20, 2018 Time: 4 pm Location: Howland Cultural Center, 477 Main St, Beacon, NY Information >
Open Auditions for “#QueenE The Musical”
Days: Monday & Tuesday, May 21-22, 2018 Time: 5 to 8 pm Location: Howland Cultural Center, 477 Main St., Beacon, NY Read more about this production and how to get involved in this article.
Plan ahead and check out what's coming up this month in ourEvents Guide.
Breastfeeding Essentials Day: Friday, May 18, 2018 Time: 12:30 to 2:30 pm Location: Waddle n Swaddle, 484 Main St., Beacon, NY Information >
Hat Making Intro Class for Beginners
Day: Saturdays, May 19 through June 16, 2018 Time: 11 am to 12:30 pm Location: Howland Cultural Center, 477 Main St., Beacon, NY Information >
Fab the Cab! Transforming your Kitchen Cabinets with Chalk Paint® by Annie Sloan
Day: Saturday, May 19,2 2018 Time: 8 to 11 am Location: Knot Too Shabby, 155 Main St., Beacon, NY Information >
Edit Like A Pro
Day: Saturday, May 19, 2018 Time: 10 am to 12:30 pm Location: The Cinehub, LLC, 20 W. Main St., Suite 4, Beacon, NY Information >
DIY Backyard Design Workshop with Blair Patterson
Day: Saturday, May 19, 2018 Time: 10 to 11:30 am Location: One Nature Garden Center, 321 Main St., Beacon, NY Information >
Birth Prep 101 Day: Saturday, May 19, 2018 Time: 12:30 to 6:30 pm Location: Waddle n Swaddle, 484 Main St., Beacon, NY Information >
Infant/Child CPR and Emergencies Day: Sunday, May 20, 2018 Time: 1:30 pm Location: Waddle n Swaddle, 484 Main St., Beacon, NY Information >
Digital Marketing Techniques, a SCORE Workshop with Tin Shingle's Katie Hellmuth Martin Day: Tuesday, May 22, 2018 Time: 6:30 to 8 pm Location: East Fishkill Community Library - Alley Room
348 Route 376, Hopewell Junction, NY, 12533
Learn quick and easy techniques that your business can use today to help more people find out about your business. Designed for business owners who run a storefront, sell a product or provide a service direct to customers, this workshop will get you comfortable with marketing strategies using Facebook, Instagram, blogging and knowing what to do with your newsletter. Information >
The Greater Hudson Valley Young Professionals Summit, from Hudson Valley Pattern for Progress Day: Tuesday, May 22, 2018 Time: 4 to 9 pm Location: Newburgh Brewing Company, 88 S. Colden St., Newburgh, NY
An evening of programming, professional development, and networking. Information >
Ballet Arts Studio - Spring Concert Save The Date! Saturday, June 2, 2018 Time: 2 pm and 6:30 pm Location: Bardavon 1869 Opera House, 35 Market St., Poughkeepsie, NY Information > Thank you Ballet Arts Studio for sponsoring the Kids Classes Guide!
Art & Zine Club Meetup Day: Friday, May 18, 2018 Time: 3:30 to 5 pm Location: Howland Public Library, 313 Main St., Beacon, NY Information >
Luxe Optique 183 Main Street www.luxeoptique.com (across Cliff Street from Beacon Bread Company)
Mama wants. For those who have gone strictly glasses now, and need to graduate to prescription sunglasses, these frames from Christian Roth will do perfectly.
The Royal Wedding is just about upon us... If you're playing dress-up for the occasion, travel down to Lambs Hill Bridal Boutique to pick up these rhinestone combs, then stop at Trax for a cup of coffee.
Antalek & Moore Insurance Agency
A home is still a home, whether you rent or buy. It’s where you house your family and your valuables, and where you rest your head at night. When accident or disaster happens to your home or apartment that you rent, you might be faced with some major financial challenges. Call Antalek & Moore at (845) 831-4300, an independent insurance agency that shops the best rate for you and can be your advocate when making claims. Or stop in and see them at 340 Main St., Beacon, NY.
Rhinebeck Bank is accepting donations at their Beacon, Fishkill and Goshen branches in support of United Way of the Dutchess-Orange Region, to provide relief from Tuesday's tornado. Click here for a full list of what's needed by the community. Feel free to stop by during business hours. Thank you in advance for your help!
Katie James, Inc.
A huge part of getting the word out about your business is through digital media like blogs, Facebook, Instagram and your newsletter. Katie James Inc., a couture branding agency, can be your Content Planning Partner to help you plan what content to create and promote.
Book your next private or public event or workshop at A Little Beacon Space! Located in the middle of Main Street in Beacon. Storefront windows with inspiring lighting inside. Learn more here.
You opened your business. You hung your store shingle outside your door. Now what? How are you getting the people to walk through that door? Tin Shingle is a trusted resource, training center and community for businesses getting the word out. Get ideas, training videos, an online community, and contacts for who to reach out to. Join now for instant access >
Windows on Main Street is one of Beacon's best public art displays to sponsor and/or participate in as a storefront business, artist, or sponsor business. Sponsor Opportunities going on now >
Beacon Chamber of Commerce
The Beacon Chamber of Commerce welcomed the new location of Lucky Cut barber shop this week in a Ribbon Cutting. Check them out!
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