October 2019 Featured Events! 

Senior Carnival!

Saturday, October 17th (11:00-4:00PM)

The Pines

100 Franklin Street, Poughkeepsie, NY

Seniors can enjoy a free carnival at The Pines with food trucks, games, live music, and prizes. Due to limited parking, a free shuttle bus will run between the Pines and additional parking at 35 Montgomery St., the parking lot of the former YMCA.

For more information, call (845) 454-7945.

Tai Chi

Tuesdays (8:30-9:30 AM) 

Grace Church

3328 Franklin Ave, Millbrook, NY 

Classes are located in the Parish House and are $10 payable to the facilitator, Jim Moretti, at the class.

If you have any questions, please contact Jim directly at (845) 518-4185 or

Music with Mark Rust 

Friday October 18th (4:00-5:00 PM) 

Millbrook Library

3 Friendly Ln, Millbrook, NY 

As part of our big reads program, Mark Rust will be performing “Music of the Appalachia”. This program of the musical history of the Southern Appalachian Mountains highlights the culture, instruments, and songs of one of the musically richest area of the country. Please call the library at (845) 677-3611 with any questions.

Lotus Chamber Music Collective 

Sunday, October 20th (4:00 – 5:00 PM) 

Lyall Memorial Federated Church

30 Maple Ave, Millbrook, NY 

The Lotus flower seeds and blooms simultaneously, representing the simultaneous benefit that musicians and communities receive from our work. 

Lotus Chamber Music Collective strengthens communities through highly accessible musical, social experiences that reflect the experiences, hopes, dreams, and concerns of our community members. We aim to highlight the diversity in the world by featuring women and women identifying composers, LGBTQ+ community, and POCs at the forefront of our programming. Our concerts delve deep into discussions of identity, purpose, social justice, and how to make genuine social connections in an increasingly isolating culture.

Reception with artists to follow. Donations are appreciated, admission is free and all are welcome!

Health Care Navigation

Wednesday, October 23rd (10:00 – 11:00 AM) 

Pleasant Valley Free Library

3 Maggiacomo Ln, Pleasant Valley, NY 

Call 1-800-453-4666 to register with a dedicated Navigator to meet with at the library and get one-on-one help with enrolling in health care. Many are still eligible for help with signing up for Medicare, Medicaid, Family Health Plus, or if they have a lack of insurance through sudden job loss.

The Health Care Navigator is usually at the library on the last Wednesday of every month from 10am to 5pm.

Appointments are strongly encouraged, but walk-ins are welcome. You must call the number listed above to make an appointment- the library cannot schedule the appointment for you.

Gardening for Baby Boomers

Saturday, October 26th (10:00 – 11:00 AM) 

Stanford Free Library 

6035 NY-82 Stanfordville, NY 12581

For those of us who enjoy the many benefits of gardening, but may need to reshape our garden design, types of plants we use, the process itself, and our attitudes too! 

Presented By: Master gardener Chris Ferraro from Cornell Cooperative Extension 

Reservations appreciated, but not necessary 

(845) 868-1341 – Email

Lucky Orphans Pony Show at Millbrook Farmers Market 

Saturday, October 26th (10:00-12:00PM) 

Millbrook Farmers Market

Front Street, Millbrook, NY 

Visit the Millbrook Farmers Market on its final day of the season and enjoy a visit from Lucky Orphans Horse Rescue! Lucky Orphans will be bringing a rescue pony to the market and talk about their work in the community. Visit the ponies and shop for delicious local fruits, veggies, flowers, meats, cheeses, crafts and more.