Friends of the Old Croton Aqueduct invite you to
I LOVE MY PARK DAY
SATURDAY, MAY 3, 2014 9:30AM TO 2:30PM
RAIN DATE: SUNDAY, MAY 4
Join Neighbors and Fellow Trail Walkers to improve the
Old Croton Aqueduct Trail in Cortlandt/Ossining
Remove Invasive Plants & Bushes
Learn invasive plant ID & pruning/removal techniques
Register in advance at http://www.ptny.org/ilovemypark/
Walk-ins also welcome
Where: On the trail at the Croton Gorge Unique Area (look for yellow canopy)
Park: On Quaker Bridge Rd, Croton on Hudson, between houses #124 & #99
Perks: Water, coffee, snacks, gloves, tee shirts, tools & bug stuff provided
Bring: Lunch! Consider wearing long pants, a hat and a long sleeved shirt
Sponsored by: Friends of the Old Croton Aqueduct (www.aqueduct.org) in collaboration with NYS Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation, Parks and Trails NY (www.PTNY.org), The Bronx River Parkway Reservation Conservancy (www.vinecutter.com), Westchester County Department of Parks, Recreation and Conservation and Teatown Lake Reservation (www.teatown.org)
Local Sponsors: Feed the Birds, The Black Cow (www.blackcow.com), Avalon Ossining
Corporate Sponsor: SavATree (www.savatree.com)
Readings by C.J. Critt. April 25 at 7:30pm. Free
Croton Free Library
171 Cleveland Drive
CAA Adult comedy improv classes start May 7. Register by April 30/ Spring Teen Production May 2, 3, and 4.
Croton Academy of Arts presents their spring teen theatre production of A Mad Breakfast by Isabel McReynolds Gray and Black Comedy by Peter Schaffer. Both plays, set in 1965, are old fashioned, classic British farce, complete with falls, staggers, slamming doors and mistaken identities. Friday and Saturday, May 2 and 3 at 7pm ad Sunday May 4 at 5pm. Reserve seating tickets available online.
The semi-annual Croton Community Blood Drive will take place on Sunday, May 4 from 9 am to 3 pm at the Croton-Harmon High School Gym. Each donor is carefully screened prior to donation and those who should not donate are not permitted to do so Being a blood donor involves no risk what-so-ever, since all equipment touching the donor is brand-new, sterile, disposable and used only once. Refreshments are served, baby sitters and transportation are provided. Call Carol Shanesy, 271-7645, or email email@example.com to make an appointment or it you have questions.
St. A’s 5k Run/Walk 9:00 a.m., Saturday, May 3rd
Calling all runners, walkers and volunteers. The 7th annual St. A’s Run/Walk will be held rain or shine on Saturday May 3 with a starting time of 9:00 a.m. All proceeds will benefit the Cortlandt Food Bank, so please consider supporting this event by walking, running or volunteering. Sign up sheets are available for the following volunteer opportunities: refreshments, water stop, course marshal and finish line. Online registration is active now! If you have questions contact Jennifer Latham at firstname.lastname@example.org.
St. A’s Parish Work Day – =Saturday, May 10th – 9am – 1pm
It’s Spring Clean-Up Time! Please spend a couple of hours with us sprucing up St. A’s. Contact Lisa Cohen at email@example.com to help out.
Save the date – May 10th – the return of St. A’s Pub Quiz!
This event hail from England, where trivia quiz within trivia quiz excites, delights and for many frustrates greatly! Hosted by professional quizmaster Jimmy Higgins! Doors open for dinner at 6pm; Pub Quiz 7pm – 9pm. $20 entry fee includes dinner – typical British Pub Fare – bangers and mash, shepherd’s pie, etc. and non-alcoholic beverages. Beer and wine will be sold. Please bring a dessert to share. Spectators are welcome Come cheer on our teams. No need to sign up as a group; individuals are welcome. Sign up sheets in the Parish Kitchen at 6 Old Post Road North. Meaghan Shawcross is our chairperson and needs a crew of volunteers for set up, clean up, grill chef, etc. Email Meaghan at MShawcross01@optononline.net
And coming up…
Junefest hours for 2014 – Friday May 30 from 9am to Noon; Saturday, May 31 from 10am to 2pm; Sunday, June 1 during Summerfest from 1pm to 5pm.
Donations for the indoor sale (household items) will be accepted beginning Saturday, May 24 after noon.
Regina Hertl, Clothing Sale Chair, is looking for several volunteers to assist her in the two weeks leading up to JuneFest to help sell donations on the lawn and to help hang clothes during that period. Clothes are sold on the church lawn for 41 starting on Saturday May 17 through Saturday May 31. please bring your clothing donations from May 14 through May 30. It is very important to receive the clothes as soon as possible, so that we have the best chance of selling them. Clothes are sold outside from 10am to 4pm daily, weather permitting. Please keep St. A’s in your thoughts as your spring clean. If you are available to help please contact Regina Hertl at 271-1348 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
FREE SPRING WORKSHOPSunday 4/27 12:30-2:00PM“PLANT & GROW YOUR SPRING PANTRY”Join landscape designer Myra Marsocci, owner of “Shades of Green” as she plantsThe Organic Teaching Kitchen’s “spring pantry”.Myra will plant and demonstrate which crops you can grow outside your door to extend the kitchen pantry including seeding, planting, and harvesting from planters. She will also discuss which soils are best suited for herbs and vegetables. Plants will be available to purchase.Stop by for a tasting of culinary delights using herbs and greensin the kitchen.18 Old Post Road S. Croton on Hudson, NY
WEDNESDAY. APRIL 30TH - 12-1:00PM