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Upcoming Member Events

    • March 07, 2021
    • 9:00 AM (EST)
    • September 01, 2021
    • 4:00 PM (EDT)

    Hudson River Maritime Museum Offers Introductory Woodworking Classes

    Projects include an Adirondack chair, live edge table and remote control yacht

     

    KINGSTON, N.Y. – The Wooden Boat School at Hudson River Maritime Museum is offering a series of introductory woodworking classes throughout the Spring. Participants will work on-site in the museum’s wood shop to create take-home projects with the help of skilled instructors. Projects include traditional Adirondack chairs, cigar box guitars, lathe-turned pens and live-edge wood tables. Beginning in June, students can also attend an in-depth Foundations of Woodworking series that is ideal for people who are new to woodworking.

    Oval Shaker Boxes – March 7 & 14

    Dado Built Tool Box – March 13

    Wooden Tissue Box – March 27

    Cigar Box Guitar – March 28

    Pen Turning – April 17

    Half Hull Carving – April 24 & 25

    Adirondack Chair - May 15-16

    Live Edge Table – May 23

    Hand Built Wooden Plane – June 5

    Remote Control Pond Yacht - August 30-September 4

    Registration is also open for the school’s Foundations of Woodworking classes. This series of five classes is an extensive introduction into working with wood as a material, the tools used, their maintenance, and safety. Students will also learn about joinery. The series is designed to be taken as a whole, however classes can be taken individually based on experience, and at the instructor’s discretion. The series is taught by Wayne Ford, a master woodworker and shipwright and Bill Sterling, a luthier, woodworker and retired art teacher.

    Staff and instructors are committed to keeping students safe from COVID-19. Precautions include limited class sizes, social distancing, face coverings, and practicing hand washing and sanitizing.

    For details about classes and to register, visit the Wooden Boat School online at www.hrmm.org/woodworking or call 845-338-0071. People who have questions can contact John Phelan, Wooden Boat School Coordinator, at jphelan@hrmm.org.

    The Hudson River Maritime Museum is located along the historic Rondout Creek in downtown Kingston, N.Y. HRMM is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization dedicated to the preservation and interpretation of the maritime history of the Hudson River, its tributaries, and related industries. The Museum opened the Riverport Wooden Boat School in 2016 and the Riverport Sailing School in 2017.

    • May 03, 2021
    • 9:00 AM (EDT)
    • May 07, 2021
    • 5:00 PM (EDT)
    • Virtual Event

    WES MOORE TO HEADLINE UNITED WAY'S

    2021 NONPROFIT LEADERSHIP SUMMIT

    Best-selling author Wes Moore, who is the CEO of the Robin Hood Foundation in New York City, is headlining United Way of Westchester and Putnam's 2021 Nonprofit Leadership Summit. His talk, Society at a Tipping Point: Race, Class & the Way Forward, will be live-streamed to attendees on Friday, May 7.


    The 2021 Nonprofit Leadership Summit is being held virtually from Monday, May 3 through Friday, May 7. Thanks to the generosity of TD Bank the event is free for attendees.

    Register Here

    • May 06, 2021
    • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM (EDT)
    • Virtual Event

    Please join the Staten Island Not for Profit Association and Todd Cohen, Principal, Industrial U.I. Services/Unemployment Cost Control for a workshop on the basics of the unemployment insurance law including:
    - Making sure the organization is structured properly ("dollar for dollar" vs "experience rating")
    - Who is entitled to benefits and how to protest claims for those not entitled to benefits
    - Basics of the unemployment insurance process from beginning to end
    - Unemployment insurance fraud and what to do about it
    - What has happened during CARES ACT through the American Rescue Plan, and how does it affect nonprofits

    Sponsored by the Staten Island Not for Profit Association, with support from Mutual of America and The Staten Island Foundation.

    Register

    Contact admin@sinfpa.org with questions or accessibility requests. Requests must be made 72 hours before meeting.

    • May 06, 2021
    • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM (EDT)
    • Virtual Event

    Save the Date for our 20th Anniversary Virtual Spring Benefit!

    May 6, 2021, 7:00 pm

    Please join us as we celebrate Neighbors Link’s 20th Anniversary and two decades of working for the healthy integration of immigrants. In these times of immense change and social disruption, we will come together to recognize the many ways immigrants contribute to the economic, social and cultural vibrancy of our communities.

    Sponsorships available now. Contact Eva Kelly at ekelly@neighborslink.org. Ticket packages and registration details will be available soon.



    • May 07, 2021
    • 12:00 PM (EDT)
    • May 08, 2021
    • 4:00 PM (EDT)
    • TEATOWN LAKE RESERVATION - 1600 Spring Valley Rd, Ossining, NY 10562

    PlantFest Is On Its Way!

    The most anticipated event of the gardening season — Teatown’s PlantFest — returns this year on May 7 and 8, just in time for Mother’s Day! This celebration offers green thumbs of all levels the opportunity to peruse and purchase a curated collection of native plants, annuals, perennials, herbs, shrubs, and more. “First Pick” will be from 10am – 12pm on Friday, May 7. “First Pick” offers plant enthusiasts a chance to browse and buy from the abundant selection of beautiful plants before the crowds arrive. Pre-registration is required and cost is $5/person. (A limited quantity of pre-registration “First Pick” tickets are available and may be purchased at www.teatown.org/plantfest) PlantFest opens up to the general public with free admission from 12pm – 4pm on Friday.

    And for those who may miss the first day (or want to return for a second round of shopping!), PlantFest continues on Saturday, May 8, 9am – 2pm, with free admission. Masks are required and social distancing is encouraged. Refreshments will be available for purchase. Parking is free for attendees during both days.

    Purchase Your "First Pick" Tickets Here!

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    • May 07, 2021
    • 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM (EDT)
    • Virtual Event