Tag: Drag Queen

Drag Queen Story Time w/ Ella Ghent at Hudson Area Library, Sep 28

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The Hudson Area Library in collaboration with Out Hudson presents Drag Queen
Story Time with Ella Ghent on Saturday, September 28.

Drag Queen Story Time is a family-friendly and inclusive event. Striving to celebrate
differences, breaking down barriers and of course dressing up! There will also be a drag treasure chest with costumes for kids and complimentary cookies from Trixie’s Oven.

Originally from Chicago, Ella Ghent lives in the city of Hudson; Ella is a multi talented
performer in speech, drama, movement, storytelling, writing/singing songs, poetry and clowning. She has studied Waldorf education and her daytime persona (Michael) is the co-director and actor of The Camphill Hudson Players. Locally Ella has performed at Club Helsinki, Red Dot, Hudson Hall and various Camphill communities nationwide. Ella also unicycles in the Out Hudson and Flag Day Parades. Ella has lived in Columbia County for 11 years and has spent the last 7 years in Hudson.

OutHudson is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, whose mission is to improve the quality of life and advance the visibility of LGBTQ people in Columbia County. In addition to sponsoring multiple events throughout the year, OutHudson is the sponsor of the LGBTQ Pride Weekend in Hudson, NY.

DATE/TIME:
Saturday, September 28, 2019 / 11 am – 12 pm

LOCATION:
Hudson Area Library
51 N. 5th St. (at State St.)
Hudson, NY 12534

ADMISSION:
Kids and families are welcome to this family-friendly and inclusive event.
Free and open to the public.

MORE:
HudsonAreaLibrary.org
facebook.com/HudsonAreaLibraryNY
instagram.com/hudsonarealibraryny

 

 

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Drag Queen Story Time w/ Trixie Starr at Hudson Area Library, Mar 2

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The Hudson Area Library in collaboration with Out Hudson presents Drag Queen Story Time with Trixie Starr, Saturday, March 2.

Drag Queen Story Time is a family-friendly and inclusive event. Striving to celebrate
differences, breaking down barriers and of course dressing up! There will also be a drag treasure chest with costumes for kids and complimentary cookies from Trixie’s Oven.

Trixie Starr (aka Rich Volo) has lived in Hudson for over 12 years. During that time, Trixie started the Pride Parade, and has helped organized countless events throughout the City, including BINGO, Match Game, Bed Races, the Polar Plunge and more. Trixie bakes cookies found throughout Hudson and at the Farmers Market and currently serves as an elected official as the City of Hudson’s 4th Ward Alderman on the City’s Common Council.

OutHudson is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, whose mission is to improve the quality of life and advance the visibility of LGBTQ people in Columbia County. In addition to sponsoring multiple events throughout the year, OutHudson is the sponsor of the LGBTQ Pride Weekend in Hudson, NY.

DATE/TIME:
Saturday, March 2, 2019: 11am – 12pm

LOCATION:
Hudson Area Library
51 N. 5th St. (at State St.)
Hudson, NY 12534

ADMISSION:
Kids (ages birth to 7), and families are welcome to this family-friendly and inclusive event.
Free and open to the public.
To register email ‘youth@hudsonarealibrary.org’ or call 518-828-1792.

MORE:
HudsonAreaLibrary.org
Tel: 518-828-1792
OutHudson.com

 

 

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Drag Queen Story Time w/ Merrie Cherry at Hudson Area Library, Jul 14


Out Hudson and The Link Project welcome Brooklyn’s Merrie Cherry for Drag Queen Story Time at the Hudson Area Library.

Named one of “Brooklyn’s most beautiful people” by Paper magazine, Merrie Cherry is a drag queen and nightlife event planner based in New York City. She created the Brooklyn Nightlife Awards, an annual awards show honoring the creative output of the Brooklyn borough. She is the host and creator of DRAGnet, the longest running drag competition in Brooklyn. She has performed in various festivals and shows across the United States, including the Austin International Drag Festival, Bushwig, and the Queer New York International Arts Festival.

What do drag queens and children have in common? They love dressing up and all things sparkly! There will be a drag queen treasure chest of costumes for kids. Complimentary cookies provided by Trixie’s Oven.  The first 15 families will receive a free copy of “I Am Jazz”, a story of a transgender child based on the real-life experience of Jazz Jennings.

DATE/TIME:
Saturday, July 14 2018: 11am – 12pm

LOCATION:
Hudson Area Library
51 N. 5th St. (at State St.)
Hudson, NY 12534
(518) 828-1792

ADMISSION:
Kids (ages birth to 7), and families are welcome to this family-friendly and inclusive event.
Free and open to the public.
To register email ‘youth@hudsonarealibrary.org’ or call 518-828-1792.

MORE:
HudsonAreaLibrary.org
Tel: 518-828-1792
OutHudson.com
facebook.com/hudsonvalleylinkproject

 

 

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Drag Queen Story Time at Hudson Area Library, May 26

Hudson Area Library and Out Hudson bring you story time with Ella Ghent. Drag Queen Story Time is a family-friendly and inclusive event. Striving to celebrate differences, breaking down barriers and dressing up, Ella will be reading stories, accompanied with a ukulele, that celebrate diversity, self expression and creativity. There will be also be a drag treasure chest with costumes for kids and complimentary cookies from Trixie’s Oven. Ella Ghent lives in the city of Hudson, and is a versatile performer in speech, drama, movement, storytelling, song and clowning. She has also studied Waldorf education.

DATE/TIME:
Saturday, May 26, 2018 from 11am – 12pm

LOCATION:
Hudson Area Library
51 N. 5th St. (at State St.)
Hudson, NY 12534
(518) 828-1792

ADMISSION:
All kids and families are welcome. This program is free and open to the public.

MORE:
HudsonAreaLibrary.org
Tel: 518-828-1792
OutHudson.com

 

 

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Jeff McKinney is a Realtor in Columbia County, NY. Connect with him on Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, or Pinterest.

Eclectimaniac Events – The May Show

This is the place to get more info on the events we discussed on the Eclectimaniac Radio Show for May 16, 2018.

K-AIR-AOKE

A night of karaoke on the radio in support of hands-on creative, community radio. Join Half Moon karaoke hosts Amanda Lees and Peter Balducci for an evening of both regular non-competitive karaoke, and also chances to win WGXC swag and other prizes in special a karaoke contests. Live DJ dance party to follow.

DATE/TIME:
Friday, May 25, 2018 at 8pm

LOCATION:
The Half Moon
48 South Front St.
Hudson, NY 12534

ADMISSION:
Your $5 admission supports WGXC 90.7-FM. 21 and up; valid ID required.


Drag Queen Story Time

Hudson Area Library and Out Hudson bring you story time with Ella Ghent. Drag Queen Story Time is a family-friendly and inclusive event. Striving to celebrate differences, breaking down barriers and dressing up, Ella will be reading stories, accompanied with a ukulele, that celebrate diversity, self expression and creativity. There will be also be a drag treasure chest with costumes for kids and complimentary cookies from Trixie’s Oven. Ella Ghent lives in the city of Hudson, and is a versatile performer in speech, drama, movement, storytelling, song and clowning. She has also studied Waldorf education.

DATE/TIME:
Saturday, May 26, 2018 from 11am – 12pm

LOCATION:
Hudson Area Library
51 N. 5th St. (at State St.)
Hudson, NY 12534
(518) 828-1792

ADMISSION:
All kids and families are welcome. This program is free and open to the public.


The 6th Annual Hudson Berkshire Wine & Food Festival

The 6th Annual Wine and Food Festival will feature beverage trail members plus other regional wineries, distilleries and cideries. The Hudson-Berkshire Beverage Trail is the premiere beverage trail in New York State’s Hudson Valley and the Berkshires of Massachusetts. The trail extends from south of Albany, through the Berkshires, and down through Columbia County, NY

The Memorial Day Weekend festival will also include gourmet cheeses, baked goods, jams, jellies and more from farm producers. Plus, there will be special seminars by some of the region’s foremost experts in the craft beverage industry.

Check out www.hudsonberkshirewinefestival.com/vendors.html for a list of all the participating Wineries, Distilleries & Breweries, Farms and Food Providers.

DATES/TIMES:
Saturday, May 26th: 11am – 6pm
Sunday, May 27th: 11am – 5pm

ADMISSION:
One Day Tasting – $25.00 Tasting Ticket – includes admission, souvenir tasting glass and all the wines, ciders and spirits you care to taste for one price.

General Admission – Non tasting Tickets- $10.
Children 12 and Under are free.

LOCATION:
Columbia County Fairgrounds
Route 66 and Route 203
Chatham, New York 12037

Entrance / admission is on Rt. 66 – tickets for sale at gate

FREE parking on premises

 

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Jeff McKinney is a Realtor in Columbia County, NY. Connect with him on Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, or Pinterest.