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**RESCHEDULED** Waterfront Concert Series
What: KJ Denhert, an urban-folk jazz artist, will be performing at 6:00pm.  Her flawless and original musicianship makes her performances truly one of a kind and Ossining is proud to call her one of their own. 
When: Sunday, July 29th @ 6:00 PM
Where: Louis Engel Waterfront Park
Info: www.townofossining.com/concerts

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Ossining Fire Department Annual Parade
What: The annual Ossining Fire Department Parade route is the same as years prior, from Croton Ave to Main Street.  Be sure to bring your family to cheer on our volunteers as well as other visiting departments. 
When: Friday, August 3rd @ 7:00 PM
Info:  Click here for event flyer
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Bee-Line Bus Route #13 will be implementing bus stop changes in Ossining as follows starting on Monday, July 30, 2018:

DirectionStop IDStop NameImplementation date
Eastbound1981MAIN ST STATE STWeek of July 30th
Eastbound2715N HIGHLAND AVE
Week of July 30th
Westbound2709SPRING ST EVERETT AVEWeek of July 30th
Westbound1996SPRING ST WILLIAM STWeek of July 30th

All up-to-date schedules and maps can be found at this link: http://transportation.westchestergov.com/bee-line/timetables-and-maps

Upcoming Programs in the Village and Town of Ossining

Ossining’s Down to Earth Farmers Market
What: Tie a ribbon to your doorknob or put a post-it on your steering wheel – Sharper Service knife sharpening is back at the Ossining Farmers Market on Saturday, so don’t forget your kitchen blades, scissors and garden tools. Master Gardener Mary Patrzalek will also be back with Sue Drouin to give a rain barrel demonstration and we’ll have the Environmental Committee of NYCD-16 and New York State of Health will be at our Community Tables. Our Music at the Market this week will be by Monica Uhm and the AwesUhm Trio. Our visiting vendors include Adirondack Fragrance & Flavor Farm with all-natural soaps and scents, Arlotta Food Studio with organic California olive oil and Kouklet with NYC made Brazilian baked goods, including vegan and gluten-free options. It’s corn season! Bring an extra shopping bag for all the fresh ears you’ll want to take home or stop by the Manager’s Tent to pick up a $5 Ossining Farmers Market shopping bag.
When: Saturday from 8:30AM-1PM
Where: Near Market Square at the corner of Spring & Main Streets, Ossining, NY

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Yoga for Relaxation, Rejuvenation, and Balance
What:   Rejuvenate your body, mind, and spirit through yoga and alignment.
When:  July 26 @ 6:15 pm - 7:30 pm
Where:  The Mariandale Center, 299 N. Highland, Ossining, NY 10562
Contact:  The Mariandale Center, 914 941 4455 or www.mariandale.org

Aqua Meditation
What:  Relax and unwind from your week as Pam Zicca guides you through an in-water Aqua meditation, using music and movement. Within our bodies lie seven vital energy centers; these are referred to as Chakras. A different Chakra will be explored each week.
When:  July 27 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Where:  The Mariandale Center, 299 N. Highland, Ossining, NY 10562
Contact:  The Mariandale Center, 914 941 4455 or www.mariandale.org

Gerry Malkin Collective with Featured Guest Artist Trumpet Player Ingrid Jensen Perform ‘Post Bebop’ Sound
What: Westchester Collaborative Theater (WCT) will continue its highly touted Jazz Masters series with the Gerry Malkin Collective, renowned artists who have been called a “quintessential… group that plays top-notch music” with pedigrees that “run deep in the jazz hierarchy.” This performance will feature guest artist Ingrid Jensen on trumpet, an Ossining resident and internationally renowned musician. Led by Malkin on tenor sax, the distinctive post bebop sound of the Collective interprets music of the classic era of mid-twentieth century jazz, from Miles Davis to John Coltrane.
When: Saturday, July 28 @ 8 PM
Where: Westchester Collaborative Theater (WCT)  23 Water Street, Ossining, NY 10567
Info: More Info at www.wctheater.org
Contact: wctcompany@gmail.com

Mulan Jr at Mike Risko Music 
What: Come see Mike Risko Music’s free production of the musical Mulan Jr. This fun, fabulous show featuring local kids of all ages is a fabulous treat for your family featuring the amazing story of Mulan and all the songs you know and love! Reservations are required so please call 914-762-8757 or email performances@riskomusic.com
When: Sunday 7/29 3pm and 7pm and Monday 7/30 7pm
Where: Mike Risko Music 144 Croton Avenue Ossining NY 10562
Info: Click here for event flyer
Contact: Mike Risko Music 914-762-8757 mail@riskomusic.com

The Camp of Witchcraft & Wizardry
What: Housed on the beautiful Bethany Arts Community campus in Ossining, CoW&W is open to muggles ages 8-14. Staffed by Theater O, the camp will explore the magical world through theater, art, music, puppetry, storytelling, games and more. For fans of The Boy who Lived and all things fantastical and magical! Live in a world of imagination. Make friends and memories that will last a lifetime. Attend one, two or three weeks.
When: July 30-August 3
Where: Bethany Arts Community, 40 Somerstown Road, Ossining
Info:  Limited spots are still available. Register online now at www.theatero.org
Contact: Theater O / Jessica Irons (Artistic Director) / 25 State Street, Ossining / 914.487.4322 /  www.theatero.org

WCT Staged Reading of Feedback Loop - Award-winning Playwright Pat O’Neill Captures the Grit and Heart of 90’s Music Scene
What: Westchester Collaborative Theater (WCT) will present the premiere staged readings of Feedback Loop, a compelling new play that captures the grit and heart of the 90’s music scene, written and directed by Pat O’Neill, grand prize winner of the 2017 Aery Festival. Feedback Loop explores how the lives of five friends and a teen ex-prostitute tangle and break in a tale of sex, drugs, loneliness, faith, and rock and roll in suburban anywhere USA. 
Where: Westchester Collaborative Theater (WCT), 23 Water Street, Ossining, NY 10567 and Bethany Arts Community (BAC), 40 Somerstown Road, Ossining 10562
When: At Bethany Arts Community BAC) on July 29 at 3 pm. 
Info: Click here for event flyer https://www.wctheater.org
Contact: Westchester Collaborative Theater wctcompany@gmail.com 

Westchester Collaborative Theater (WCT) Acting Classes Summer Semester Scene and Monologue Study begins soon!
What: Scene and Monologue Study, a deeper study of the craft of acting designed for intermediate and advanced actors, is taught by actor and director Bob Rogerson. Rogerson, who holds a master’s degree in classical acting, has taught at university and professional levels for many years. His popular classes offer tailored individuated instruction, addressing specific issues based on each actor’s strengths and needs. He uses an eclectic mix of teaching methods drawing from Stanislavski, Meisner, and Strasberg as well as voice and ear training and movement. 
Where: Westchester Collaborative Theater, 23 Water Street, Ossining, NY 10562
When: Mondays, July 23-August 27, from 7:00-10:30 pm 
Info: Click here for event flyer https://www.wctheater.org http://www.wctheater.org/classes-bob-rogerson.html 
Contact: Westchester Collaborative Theater phone: 914.236.4297 E-mail; wctclasses@gmail.com

Summer Evening Cruise on the Hudson River
What: Enjoy a summer evening aboard the “Evening Star” for a 3-hour sightseeing cruise on the Hudson River. You’ll cruise through the Hudson Highlands, past Jones Pt., Iona Island, Bear Mountain, Fort Montgomery, West Point and Worlds End. The cruise includes a historical commentary and a live musical performance by Endless Field, a collaborative instrumental guitar and bass duo. There will be a potluck supper aboard, so please bring a dish to share. Soft drinks, beer & wine will be available for purchase on the boat. You MAY NOT bring your own alcoholic beverages aboard. Advance tickets: $50.00. Purchase online 
When: Saturday, July 28. (Depart at 6:00pm. Return at 9:00pm)
Where: Riverfront Green Park in Peekskill
Contact: www.ferrysloops.org


Sunset Qigong: Aligning Mind, Body, and Spirit with Universal Energy
Sunset Qigong: Facing West over the Hudson River!  Join us on Wednesday evenings during the month of August.
When:  August 1 from 7:30pm to 8:30pm
Where:  The Mariandale Center, 299 N. Highland, Ossining, NY 10562
Contact:  The Mariandale Center, 914 941 4455 or www.mariandale.org

Ferry Sloops Summer Music Series: Jason Gisser 
What: The popular “Summer Music Series” continues with a performance by Jason Gisser. Jason is currently working on his all acoustic album. He performs live weekly, hosts The Falcon Underground Songwriter Sessions, and is a member of Musicians on Call, where he plays in room performances in hospitals for patients. Join us for an evening of music on the shore of the Hudson River. Admission is FREE and open to the public. 
When: Thursday, August 2 at 7:30pm
Where: Shattemuc Yacht Club
Contact: ferrysloops.org

Aqua Meditation
Relax and unwind from your week as Pam Zicca guides you through an in-water Aqua meditation, using music and movement. Within our bodies lie seven vital energy centers; these are referred to as Chakras. A different Chakra will be explored each week.
When:  August 3 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Where:  The Mariandale Center, 299 N. Highland, Ossining, NY 10562
Contact:  The Mariandale Center, 914 941 4455 or www.mariandale.org

When Muppets Come Alive
What: This play for ages 5 – 7, will be an original production, Jessica & Andrew Irons will write a play specifically for the participants! Muppets we know and don't, from all across pop culture, will come alive in this play with music.
When: Rehearsals run from August 6 – 16 from 12 – 3pm. Performances are set for Friday, August 17 and Saturday August 18 at 7pm.
Where: Theater O, 25 State Street, Ossining
Info:  Limited spots are still available. Register online now at www.theatero.org   
Contact: Theater O / Jessica Irons (Artistic Director) / 25 State Street, Ossining / 914.487.4322 /  www.theatero.org

From Garden to Table, a Free Program at Jug Tavern
What: The Jug Tavern of Sparta welcomes back Peter G. Rose, author and food historian, who will present From Garden to Table, a talk about the garden-to-table practices of Hudson Valley Dutch settlers based on her research and a 17th-century book that features a calendar for gardening activities and a cookbook for using garden produce to its best advantage. Admission is free but space is limited.
When: Monday, August 13, 7:30pm
Where: The Jug Tavern, at the corner of Revolutionary Rd and Rockledge Ave., Ossining
Info: Click here for event flyer
Contact: The Jug Tavern of Sparta, info@jugtavern.org  914-432-7281

Rock Band Camp/Musical Theater Camp
What: Mike Risko Music has just a few spaces left in the August 20-August 24 Rock Band Camp program. Your child will have fun studying instruments, writing music, playing in a band, singing, acting and putting on a show. Kids of all ages, Elementary through High School will enjoy this unique summer program and learn lots of valuable skills while having fun with friends. It is a great way to spend the final week of summer.
When: August 20-August 24 9am-3pm
Where: Mike Risko Music  144 Croton Avenue Ossining NY 10562
Contact: Mike Risko Music 914-762-8757


Ferry Sloops Summer Music Series: Sarah Browne
What: The popular “Summer Music Series” concludes the season with the music of Sarah Browne. Sarah's debut album, entitled "To You", showcases honest, poetic songwriting that comes from the heart. Inspired by the folk, country and pop genres, this eclectic collage of songs, is in a genre of its own. Her style is characterized by her ability to create tantalizing melodies that take on an integral part of each song. Her lyrics are poetic and honest in a straightforward, unassuming way.  Join us for an evening of music on the shore of the Hudson River. Admission is FREE and open to the public. 
When: Wednesday, September 5 at 7:30pm
Where: Shattemuc Yacht Club
Contact: ferrysloops.org

Ferry Sloops Free Sails at Croton Yacht Club
What: Each year, Ferry Sloops proudly participates in the Hudson River Valley Ramble by offering free sails on the Hudson River. Sail trips depart at 11am, 12pm, 1pm, 2pm and 3pm. Each sail will be approximately 45 minutes long.  Click here for more details.  
When: Saturday, September 8
Where: Shattemuc Yacht Club
Contact: ferrysloops.org

What: 4th Annual Lobsterfest on the Hudson River! Music-Dancing-Lots of Fun!!
When: Saturday, September 8, 2018,  6-10pm
Where: Sing-Sing Prison-QWL building 354 Hunter Street, Ossining, NY
Contact: Greater Ossining Chamber of Commerce, 914-941-0009, info@ossiningchamber.orgwww.ossiningchamber.org

Theater O Open Auditions
What: Theater O is holding open auditions for the fall middle school play. As always, the production will offer experiences in all aspects of theater from acting on stage to set-ups behind the scenes. 
When: Auditions will be held on Friday, September 14 from 6-9pm and Saturday September 15 from 3-6pm
Where: Theater O, 25 State Street, Ossining
Info: Sign up for date and time at www.theatero.org
Contact: Theater O / Jessica Irons (Artistic Director) / 25 State Street, Ossining / 914.487.4322 /  www.theatero.org

Ferry Sloops Free Sails at Shattemuc Yacht Club
What: Each year, Ferry Sloops proudly participates in the Hudson River Valley Ramble by offering free sails on the Hudson River. Sail trips depart at 10am, 11am, 12pm, 1pm, 2pm and 3pm. Each sail will be approximately 45 minutes long.  Click here for more details.  
When: Saturday, September 15
Where: Shattemuc Yacht Club
Contact: ferrysloops.org

Tom Chapin in Concert at Campwoods
What: Join us for a great evening of music at Ferry Sloops' 7th annual "Concert for the River" fundraiser, featuring 3-time Grammy winner Tom Chapin and The Greg Jacquin Band. All proceeds from the benefit will be used towards maintenance and restoration of the Ferry Sloops boat, educational programs, and the organization’s continued effort to keep the Hudson River clean and safe for future generations. Click here for tickets 
When: Friday, September 21, 2018 at 7:00pm
Where: Campwoods Grounds Auditorium in Ossining
Contact: www.ferrysloops.org

Maryknoll Sisters Fall Festival-VENDORS WANTED
What: Vendors wanted for the Maryknoll Sisters Annual Fall Festival, all proceeds will benefit the Sisters worldwide mission work to help those in need. A great day of fun for the whole family, games, activities, entertainment, food, vendors etc.
When: Saturday, September 29th 11am-4pm (Rain Date-Sunday, September 30th)
Where: Maryknoll Sisters Center-Ossining
Info: Click here for event flyer
Contact: Maryknoll Sisters, Christina Mead, events@mksisters.org, 1-866-662-9900



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Green Ossining Launches ‘Green Ossining Sustainability Partnership’

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Adopt a Tree Well Program
The Recreation & Parks Department is excited about the downtown beautification program "Adopt a Tree Well". This program, brought to the community by the Downtown Economic Development Fund Council, allows individuals, organizations or businesses to "adopt" a tree well for a contribution of $199.00.  Click here for more information and access to the application.

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Ossining Food Pantry Asking for Your Support
What:  Please consider making an on-line donation to help Ossining Food Pantry feed our neighbors in need.  A one-time or reoccurring monthly donation will be greatly appreciated.  We are 100% volunteer organization.  Virtually all of your donation will go toward the cost of food for the needy.
Info:  Follow this link to our web site:  www.OssiningFoodPantry.org  Click here for flyer
Contact:  Ossining Food Pantry, P.O. Box 869, Ossining, NY  10562 or call 914-762-5510 and leave a voicemail message and a volunteer will return your call.

Ossining’s Museum in the Streets (MITS)

What: MITS is a free, self-guided walking tour and consists of 25 numbered panels with images and explanatory text about the architecturally and historically significant buildings within the Downtown Ossining Historic District. 
When: On a 24/7 basis
Where: The tour starting point is located on the north side of the Ossining Open Door Medical Center at 247 Main St. in Downtown Ossining. However visitors one can also begin at any of the numbered panels and take as few or as many panels as desired.
Info:    Click here for more information
Contact:  miguel.hdz@verizon.net for further information

Want to Get a High School Equivalency Diploma?
What:  Let us help you plan, study, and get the diploma so you can get a better job, go to college, and help your family.  Take the first step toward your goal.  Attend an orientation to find out about ways you can get a diploma, classes and tools that can help you, and assessing your skills and outlining a study plan.  We can even connect you with a tutor who will provide personalized support.  
When: 1st Thursday of the Month; 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Ossining Public Library, 53 Croton Ave, Ossining
Info: Click here to see event flyer 
  TASC@wlsmail.org  (914) 231-3264

Briarcliff Library's Teen Advisory Board (TAB)
What: This group of high school students makes fun events happen for their peers at the public library and take part in everything from brainstorming, to planning, to advertising, to setting up and finally to enjoying the great event! Also help us serve you and your peers better by recommending what you think we should have at the library. We are always open to any new projects that you think TAB and the library should take on so that the library is a welcoming place for high school students. Meetings are held at the library on the first Sunday of the month from 4 - 5 PM. Shorter meetings are held on Thursdays after school in the cafeteria at Briarcliff High School. You do not need to attend all meetings to be a member. Come to what you can and let your voice be heard!
When: First Sunday of Every Month 4:00 - 5:00 PM, some short meetings on Thurs at 2:20 PM
Where: Briarcliff Manor Public Library, Thursday meetings at Briarcliff Manor High School
Contact: Amy Kaplan, abgkaplan@gmail.com

Therapeutic Foster Parents NEEDED
What: Family Services of Westchester is looking for individuals who are interested in learning about becoming a Therapeutic Foster Care Parent! We are looking for loving people willing to open their homes and hearts to a child in need of a stable, safe home environment. 
Info: Click here for flyer 
Please contact Karen Fink, program supervisor at (914) 305-6842

Volunteers Needed - English-Spanish Translators  
What: The Ossining School District needs volunteers! Volunteering offers an opportunity to serve the community and can be a rich, rewarding experience. The district is seeking bilingual English-Spanish volunteers to serve as translators at district and school events. These events include but are not limited to, parent-teacher conferences, parent engagement nights and college fairs. We are dedicated to ensuring all members of our diverse community have equal access to Info and can fully participate in the educational life of their children. An Infoal flier is attached. Please kindly share this Info with members of your agency and/or community. Individuals with some time to serve as a translator and who are interested in making a difference may fill out an online form to be added to the district’s translator database. We welcome and greatly appreciate your help! 
When: Ongoing 
Where: Ossining Union Free School District 
Contact: Ms. Ferzeen Shamsi at (914) 762-5830, ext. 4309

Math Workshop for incoming 6th graders
What: Club Z! In-Home Tutoring Services will be holding a math review workshop for upcoming 6th graders at the Ossining Chamber of Commerce office.  Each week students will work on increasing their math fact fluency, as well as reviewing math topics from 5th grade, including fractions, geometry and word problems.  Class size limited to 8 students per week. 
When: Session 3:  July 24-26;  4:00 - 5:30pm
Where: Ossining Chamber of Commerce office, 2 Todd Place,  Ossining
Info: $100/week + $25 registration fee;  PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED;  10% discount if registered by 6/22
Contact: Workshop hosted by Club Z! In-Home Tutoring Services.  Call Jennifer Mori at 914-703-9303 or email jmori@clubztutoring.com for more information or to register.  

Trivia Night with "Let's Go Trivia!" 
What:  Grab your friends, co-workers or family and come down to 6 Degrees of Separation Restaurant & Brewery to test your general knowledge. It's FREE to play!  Join us for a night of fun, friendly competition, awesome craft beer and amazing food.  "Let's Go Trivia" consists of 5 rounds with 10 questions per round. One point is given for every correct answer and the team with the most overall points after 5 rounds is that night's winner. If there's a tie after any round, a game of Rock 'em Sock 'em Robots will determine the winner. Prizes are awarded to each round's winner and to the team with the most overall points. Trivia Night is presented by Bar-A-Cudas.
When:  Every Wednesday at 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Where:  6 Degrees of Separation Restaurant & Brewery 35 Main Street, Ossining, NY 10562
Contact:  http://www.6degreesbp.com/

LIVE Music at 6 Degrees Brewery
Come down and enjoy music from some of the best local talent with live music performances on Tuesdays & Thursdays. FREE Admission.
When:  Tuesdays & Thursdays at 7:00pm to 10:00pm
Where:  6 Degrees of Separation Restaurant & Brewery  35 Main Street  Ossining, NY 10562 
Contact:  http://www.6degreesbp.com/

What:  Neighbors Link is recruiting volunteers for its Ossining Site. Programs include ESL tutoring and a Parent Child Together class. We are planning on this programming beginning the week of March 12th!  We offer great training to our volunteers as well.
When: MONDAYS:  10-12: ESL tutoring 1-3: Parent Child Together Class FRIDAYS: 10-12: ESL tutoring
Contact:  Amy Werner, Volunteer Manager at awerner@neighborslink.org if you are interested in becoming a part of our volunteer team. https://www.facebook.com/NeighborsLink/  https://www.neighborslink.org/

Free Online Full-length Diagnostic ACT or SAT
What: Club Z! In-Home Tutoring Services​ is offering a free online diagnostic ACT or SAT to all Ossining and Croton high school students.  Upon completion of the diagnostic test students will be given a comprehensive score assessment, pinpointing areas of strength and weakness.  Following the test, for 30 days students will have access to video tutorials for all diagnostic test questions.  
When: Personalized schedule, based on student's request
Where: ​ Online
Contact: Club Z! In-Home Tutoring Services, 914-236-4650 or jmori@clubztutoring.com

Mike Risko Music now accepting Summer Registration
What: Mike Risko Music, just named a Top 100 Music School/Store in the world by NAMM (National Association of Music Merchants) is now accepting registration for summer session music lessons and all summer programs including Rock Band Camp, Musical Theater Camp and a summer production of the musical Mulan Jr.
When: Call or email today to schedule a free trial and/or find out about our programs
Where: All programs are offered at Mike Risko Music right here in Ossining.
Info: Design your own schedule and take music lessons on any instrument or voice in our state of the art studios. Join us for a week long Camp which focus on Rock Band or Musical Theater. If your child wants to star in a musical this summer, ask us about Mulan Jr which rehearses in the evenings. All ages, levels and instruments are welcome! We even have programs for adults.
Contact: Mike Risko Music  Mail@riskomusic.com www.mikeriskomusicschool.com 144 Croton Avenue Ossining NY 10562 914-762-8757

Jazz at the Lodge
What: Jazz at the Lodge enters its 3rd year of live jazz performances featuring Hudson Valley and New York area Jazz performers. Scheduled on selected Saturdays, the Ossining Elks invite you to enjoy established and up and coming Jazz performers in a listening room environment where you truly engage with this uniquely American art form. The $10 cover charge goes to the musicians. Like our Facebook page or request to be on our mailing at Jazzatthelodge@gmail.com
When: Selected Saturdays from September 2018 through June 2019
Where: Ossining Elks Lodge 1486, 118 Croton Avenue, Ossining, NY 10562
Info: Click here for event flyer
Contact: John Codman, Series Curator;  jazzatthelodge@gmail.com, Facebook page; Jazzatthelodge, 917-488-8178

Theater O fall class registration
What: Theater O offers classes for Pre K to 2nd graders, elementary school-aged children, middle school students and high schoolers. From Musical Theater and Acting to Improv and Voice Over to Directing and Playwriting and more, there are classes for all theater interests. All Theater O instructors are theater professionals and have worked all over the country. Check out the new schedule online at www.theatero.org to see how every age group will have its own time to shine with staggered productions throughout the fall / winter semester. Productions and classes do not occur at the same time for the same age group.  
When: Registration is open now. Early bird prices are good through August 1st.
Where: Theater O, 25 State Street, Ossining
Info: Register at www.theatero.org  
Contact: Theater O / Jessica Irons (Artistic Director) / 25 State Street, Ossining / 914.487.4322 /  www.theatero.org

Sing Sing Prison Museum Kickstarter Campaign
What: YOU CAN HELP TO CROWDFUND FOR THE MUSEUM’S NEW PREVIEW CENTER Guess what? The Sing Sing Prison Museum has just launched a Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign!  Our goal is to raise at least $30,000 to get us started on building a Preview Center in the former Power House at Sing Sing, soon to be the Museum’s home. To date, we’ve raised $7000!
When: From now until September 8, 2018
Where: Please Click Here To Donate or visit kickstarter.com and search for "Sing Sing"
Info: In order to raise the funds needed to build the Museum, we need a way to give potential donors and sponsors a sense of what the Museum will exhibit and the impact it will have on visitors.  The Preview Center is the key to unlocking the Museum’s potential and making it a reality – and you can help make it happen! What can you do?  Successful crowdfunding campaigns are built by everyone reaching out to others via email contacts and social media.  With your help, we can raise the money we need to put  the Preview Center into a
Contact: Sing Sing Prison Museum Project Office, 127 Main Street, Ossining, New York 10562

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Religious Organizations

Contemplative Prayer Thursday
What: Each Thursday, from 11:30 am until noon, we gather as spiritual companions seeking God’s guidance. Come join us in prayer for peace, for yourself, for others, and for the world. Thursdays, 11:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in the main chapel at the Mariandale Center.
When: Every Thursday, 11:30 am to 12:00 pm
Where: Mariandale Center, 299 North Highland Avenue, Ossining, NY
Contact: Mariandale Center, 914-941-4455, www.mariandale.orgmariandale@ophope.org

Dances of Universal Peace
What:  The Dances of Universal Peace (DUP) set scriptures and sacred phrases from the world’s spiritual traditions to music and movement. The Dances evoke a unified experience of movement, sound, breath, and sacred phrase. No musical or dance experience of any kind is required and everyone is encouraged to join in.
When:  Aug 7, 2018 from 7 to 8:30 pm
Where: The Mariandale Center, 299 North Highland, Bldg. 5, Ossining, NY 10562
Contact:  The Mariandale Center, 914 941 4455 or www.mariandale.org

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED for Ossining Prison Ministry, Inc.
What: Volunteers for a hospitality program at the Sing Sing Correctional facility that is held
When: Saturdays, Sundays, and most major holidays; from 8am to 11 am or 12pm to 2:30pm.
Where: Sing Sing Correctional Facility 354 Hunter Street, Ossining NY 10562
Info: Our organization provides hospitality to the visitors who come to visit their loved ones. We also provide toys, puzzles, and games to the people in the facility to help normalize the visiting time.
Contact: Dorothée Caulfield, Director, Ossining Prison Ministry, Inc. deaconfee@gmail.com

Meet characters of five old testament stories at BCC Vacation Bible School
What:  Interactive morning Bible camp Ages 5-10 yrs
When: August 20th- 24th  8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Where:  Briarcliff Congregational Church- Parish Hall, 30 So. State Rd., Briarcliff Manor, NY 10510 (corner of Pleasantville/So State and Elm Rds)
Info: This program will take your children on a different adventure each day where they will hear stories and meet characters from five Old Testament stories. This program will be fun and interactive. There will be singing, arts and crafts, cartoons, and games. It will be run by Rev. Todd Farnsworth and the staff and volunteers of BCC. While this program is for 5-10 yr olds, older children may attend as 'no fee' volunteer counselors. This program is open to the community so bring a friend! Both breakfast and a snack will be served each day. Cost is $20 per child with a max of $40 per family. Scholarships available.
Contact: For more information, please visit our website: https://briarcliffchurch.org/children-youth/vbs/    www.briarcliffchurch.org  or call 914-941-4368