Tag: Virtual Event

FASNY’s “Yo Ho Ho! It’s The Penny the Pirate Show”

The FASNY Museum of Firefighting presents a special, free, virtual show: “Yo Ho Ho! It’s The Penny the Pirate Show”. Where did all of Pirate Penny’s magical treasure chests come from, and what is in all these amazing treasure chests that Pirate Penny will open? Tune in to find out. Next, go on a virtual treasure hunt in the Museum with Penny the Pirate and her friend, Molly the Pirate Dog (AKA Molly the Museum Dog.) Will they find the treasure…or at least a dog treat? Finally, Penny the Pirate will read a pirate story with Molly. Stay tuned to the end of the program to find out how you can have some super pirate crafts sent to your home for more pirate fun! Batten down the hatches and prepare for a pirate adventure your child will not soon forget!

This free program can be accessed on the day of the event by going to the Museum’s YouTube channel:


DATE/TIMESaturday, April 24, 2021 / 11am

COST: Free

LOCATION: The Museum’s YouTube channel

Museum’s YouTube channel


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Spark of Hudson Presents Virtual Panel: Around The Table – a Discussion on Food and Accessibility, Apr 22

The Spark of Hudson is pleased to present a virtual panel on Thursday, April 22nd at 6pm (Earth Day) around food insecurity, access and mutual aid featuring regionally based food experts. This program is presented as part of The Spark of Hudson’s programming that aims to tackle conversations around the climate crisis

Around The Table is a comprehensive panel addressing addressing concerns over food insecurity and access featuring Sky High Farm, Hudson Community Free Fridge, City of Hudson Youth Center, Columbia County Sanctuary Movement, Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture and La Morada Mutual Aid Kitchen amongst others to be presented on Earth day, Thursday, April 22 at 6pm by The Spark of Hudson via YouTube livestream. (link below)

Around The Table – A discussion on Food and Access will be moderated by Alexina Carther of NYC Food Policy, this panel discussion will bring together farmers, producers, policy advocates, chefs, food based nonprofits and mutual aid workers to discuss how we can build more resilient supply chains to feed the food insecure in the town of Hudson, New York. Around The Table, aims to provoke discussion and ideas with a tangible application, to quickly mobilise food producers and the Hudson community to get fresh food to the food insecure. To foster connections between changemakers and advocates in Hudson, NY, with those already working in this space to build a collaborative network of support.


Alexina Cather- NYC Food Policy, Moderator
Ora Wise – Sky High Farm
Nick Zachos – Director at City of Hudson Department of Youth;
Bryan MacCormack, Columbia County Sanctuary Movement
Lauren Schaffer, Hudson Community Free Fridge
Jason Grauer – Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture;
Fabrizio Facchini – Italians feed America
Yajaira Saavedra- La Morada Mutual Aid Kitchen
Laurie Freyer- Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture

The Spark of Hudson is an innovative, community learning center launching in Hudson, NY. A model for education and community development, The Spark is dedicated to supporting individuals from all corners of Hudson and beyond to learn, teach and grow. Founded by Susan Danziger and Albert Wenger, The Spark has recently spearheaded and supported a number of community initiatives in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis.

DATE/TIME: Thursday, April 22, 2021 /  6pm – 7pm

LOCATION: Livestream via youtube.com


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Club Helsinki’s Wish You Were Hear Series: ‘Jazzy Lunar Madness’, Apr 24

Club Helsinki Hudson’s 7th episode in the Wish You Were Hear series, ‘Jazzy Lunar Madness’, will feature the dark humor of the Dust Bowl Faeries duet with special guest jazz pianist extraordinaire Chuck Lamb. Together they will present a dreamy salute to that illuminating doyenne of the night sky. Dust Bowl Faeries enchants and amuses with dark cabaret songs on accordion, guitar and musical saw. Chuck will be performing a rare solo set. WYWH is produced by Experiential Design Artist Corey Aldrich and will broadcast LIVE from the Club Helsinki stage. Tickets are available on a donation basis to support the musicians in these difficult times of ongoing closure.
DATE/TIME: Saturday, April 24, 2021 / 8pm LOCATION: Streaming via private YouTube link, which is emailed to guests when they register for tickets. TICKETS: Free, donations appreciated Register at https://helsinkihudson.ticketfly.com/e/wish-you-were-hear-v-135043640163/ MORE: HelsinkiHudson.com facebook.com/helsinkihudson instagram.com/helsinkihudson

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Clarion Concerts Presents The Shanghai Quartet, Streaming Apr 10

Clarion Concerts presents the Shanghai Quartet performing Beethoven and Bartok, which will be streamed live on Saturday, April 10th. The program includes Bela Bartók String Quartet No. 1 in A minor, Op. 7 (1908) and Ludwig van Beethoven, String Quartet in E minor, Op 59, No. 2 (1806)

The quartet is extremely popular with Clarion audiences and we’re sure you’ll enjoy this high-quality streamed concert. It will be preceded by a short chat featuring the quartet and our Artistic Director Eugenia Zukerman, who toured with the group for many years.

DATE/TIME: Saturday, April 10, 2021 / 5pm

visit www.clarionconcerts.org for link

TICKETS: Donations 
single or monthly donations may be made at https://www.clarionconcerts.org/artist.php?view=tkts

Clarion Concerts in Columbia County, Inc.
The Leaf Peeper Concert Series
P. O. Box 43
Copake, NY 12516


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Columbia Land Conservancy Nature Night: Gardening for Pollinators, Apr 15

Can’t tell a milkweed from a monarda? Want to attract pollinators to your yard, but aren’t sure where to start? Join the Columbia Land Conservancy and Tim Kennelty to learn more about how to create pollinator habitat!

Pollinators including bees, butterflies, moths, flies and beetles provide an ecological service that is essential to the health of our environment. Yet with habitat loss, climate change, and the increase of invasive species, the threat to pollinators has never been greater. This talk will provide an introduction to the basics on pollinators, as well as the plants you can incorporate into your garden to support them.

Tim Kennelty is a Master Gardener and Master Naturalist volunteer through Cornell Cooperative Extension. He also serves on the Board of Trustees of the Columbia Land Conservancy. He has gardened in Columbia County for more than 30 years and has developed a passion for preserving native species and combating exotic invasive plants.  He has been involved in a multi-year habitat restoration project at the Siegel-Kline Kill public conservation area in Ghent, New York.

DATE/TIME: Thursday, April 15, 2021 / 5:30 – 7pm 

LOCATION: Virtual event will be held on Zoom

Pre-register to receive the login information. Click here to register.



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