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Arm-of-the-Sea ‘DIRT’

Friday, September 30, 6:30pm

On the front lawn of the Kiersted House, 119 Main St. If raining, the performance will take place in the barn behind the Kiersted House.

Award-winning Arm-of-the-Sea Theater’s special Garlic Festival edition of its newest family friendly performance, DIRT. DIRT fuses large mask and puppet characters, visual storytelling and live music in a story about the territory beneath our feet. The show’s quirky narrators include an astronaut gone astray, the musings of a bean plant, the soil microbes performing their unsung ecosystem services, African-American sculptor Augusta Savage who once lived in Saugerties, a runaway rooster, and two plucky farmers trying to grow food.

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Friends of Historic Saugerties

Saturday, October 1, at 2pm

The Friends of Historic Saugerties invite you to a talk by Bob Steuding, a writer on Catskill Mountain and Hudson River Valley subjects since the 1960's. Bob has served the region as a teacher, town historian, and county poet laureate. A native of the Catskills, he is the author of two collections of poetry, Ashokan and Winter Sun, as well as A Catskill Mountain Journal; a critical biography of Pulitzer Prize poet Gary Snyder; and three regional histories--Rondout:  A Hudson River Port,  The Heart of the Catskills  and The Last of the Handmade Dams:  The Story of the Ashokan Reservoir.

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College Financial Aid: What You Need to Know about the 2017-2018 FAFSA

Tuesday, October 4, at 6pm

If your high school senior is planning to apply to college this fall, please join me to learn all about the important changes to the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The session also will include a review of how the need-based financial aid and merit scholarship processes work.

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Hypnosis for Stress Management and More

Wednesday, October 5, at 6pm

Hypnosis is a heightened state of concentration in which the body and the conscious mind are relaxed, while the subconscious mind remains alert and receptive to positive suggestions for change. This presentation will give those in attendance a better understanding of what hypnosis is, how and why it works, and how it can benefit you. Those in attendance will also have the opportunity to experience a stress relief hypnosis session. Presentation by Michael Salerno, a Certified Hypnotist with the National Guild of Hypnotists.

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Take Home a Kindle!

Borrow a Kindle for two weeks! They come preloaded with the best new titles. The newest additions include:

Lilac Girls by Martha Hall Kelly
The Summer Before the War by Helen Simonson
The Nest by Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney
The Widow by Fiona Barton
The Rainbow Comes and Goes by Anderson Cooper and Gloria Vanderbilt
Find out more at this webpage.

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