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March 2017

Rock, Paper, Scissors: Suzanna Frosch, Polly King, John Rosis

March 10, 2017 @ 12:00 am - May 21, 2017 @ 12:00 am
Edward Hopper House Art Center 82 N Broadway, Nyack, NY 10960, United States,

These artists share a fierce commitment to formal structure as they collage and layer materials to create space and depth. The exhibition was curated by Rockland sculptor and installation artist, Joanne Howard. Ms. Howard notes how the artists' works – though wide in interpretation – are connected by a sense of restraint without sacrificing elegance or lushness. Polly King says…

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Out of the Ordinary: Crazy Mixed Up Media Art Show

March 18, 2017 @ 1:30 pm - April 30, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
My Own Little Corner Antiques 142 Main Street Nyack, NY,

Sculptured creatures, friendly monsters and surrealistic diorama’s bring multi-media artistic expression to a new level. This current show is a combination of crazy, mixed up, wonderful art that is a blend of three disciplines (collage, paint, and sculpture) by four extraordinary artists, each of whose work comments on reality in a unique way. Featured artists include: Debra Friedkin, Chris Machin,…

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April 2017

Rockland Free Fair @ Palisades Mall

April 20, 2017 @ 12:00 am - April 30, 2017 @ 11:59 pm
Palisades Center, 1000 Palisades Center Dr, West Nyack, NY 10994, USA,

This family-friendly event April 20-30 features midway games and rides for all ages, favorite fair food, a children's zoo and 10 old-fashioned sideshow acts under the big top. Fair admission is free and includes the Records and Burpee Children's Zoo, starring 16 different exotic and unusual animal species from alpacas to a pygmy zebu, and the World of Wonders Oddity…

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In Defense of Food Screening

April 26, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Nyack Center, 58 Depew Ave, Nyack, NY 10960, USA,

Based on author and food advocate Michael Pollan's 2008 book, the film explores the risks of diet-related diseases, and the value of eating healthy foods. That book was inspired by a speech that writer and Piermont resident, Joan Gussow shared with Michael in 2003. Joan, a noted nutritionist and author, will introduce the film, which is sponsored by Rivertown Film…

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Nyack Center Figure Drawing Group

April 27, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Nyack Center, 58 Depew Avenue, Nyack, NY 10960, United States,

Enter in back. $12 per session, $6 for students.

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Pine Car Derby Workshop, Registration and All day Weigh-in

April 29, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Nyack Center, 58 Depew Ave, Nyack, NY 10960, USA,

Bring a pine car derby kit and learn to shape, design, paint and add weight to your car for maximum speed! All cars must be constructed with Pine Car Derby approved parts. Visit www.nyack-ny.gov for more information on derby car construction, rules and regulations. A limited number of kits will be available for purchase on-site. After weigh-in, cars will be…

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Mail Art Workshop

April 29, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Azarian McCullough Art Gallery, St. Thomas Aquinas College, 125 NY-340, Sparkill, NY 10976, USA,

Participants will be introduced to the three types of symmetry. Using radial symmetry, participants will use junk mail and other materials to create reliefs. Lead by artist Jaynie Gillman-Cribbins Free and open to the public. For more information, please visit www.stac.edu/amag or email amag@stac.edu.

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Nyack Business Before the Malls: Part II

April 29, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
50 Piermont Ave, Nyack, NY 10960, USA,

Nyack Business Before the Malls: Part II, continues the story of Nyack's role as a Rockland County shopping destination. The focus will be on the variety of shops on Broadway and Main Street from the 1920s through the 1960s. The exhibition will feature photographs of the area, a variety of advertisements from the Journal News during those years, the impact…

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“Slicing Big Apple Baseball,” Baseball Talk w/ Baseball Columnist Prof. Herb Fischer Register

April 30, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Nyack Library, 59 S Broadway, Nyack, NY 10960, USA,

Professor Herbert S. Fischer, former baseball columnist, current NYC tour guide and associate professor of history and political science at City College, will deliver an interactive, nostalgic talk on the history of NYC baseball. Professor Fischer’s talk, dubbed “Slicing Big Apple Baseball,” will take the audience from NYC’s baseball roots before the Giants, Dodgers, and Yankees, all the way to…

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HSN Oak Hill Cemetery Walking Tour

April 30, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Oak Hill Cemetery, Nyack, NY 10960, United States,

Walk scenic Oak Hill Cemetery & celebrate the lives of many "permanent residents" of the Nyacks who made their mark on the national, state, and local stages. Actress Helen Hayes, playwrights Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur, artist Edward Hopper, author Carson McCullers and some of the earliest settlers of the Nyacks are buried here. We'll meet at the cemetery entrance…

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