Columbia County Happenings, Mar 1 – 3 2019

Beach & Bartolo has teamed up with Columbia County Current to bring you regular updates on local happenings. Every week, here on the Beach & Bartolo blog, we will list a sampling of events, things to do, and happenings taking place around the county.

At The Crandell: “They Shall Not Grow Old’ & ‘Green Book’

THEY SHALL NOT GROW OLD

Peter Jackson directs this homage to the British troops of the First World War with never-before-seen footage of soldiers facing the fear and uncertainty of frontline battle in Belgium. Digitally remastered and now in color, the footage has been studied by lipreading experts whose transcripts were recorded and used as audio for the film.

INFO:
Rated: R (for disturbing war images)
Genre: Art House & International, Documentary
Directed By: Peter Jackson
Runtime: 99 minutes
Studio: Warner Bros. Pictures

SHOWTIMES:
Friday, March 1 through Thursday, March 7, 2019: 5pm everyday.
3:00pm on Saturday, March 2 and Sunday, March 3.

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GREEN BOOK

When a bouncer from an Italian-American neighborhood in the Bronx, is hired to drive a world-class Black pianist, on a concert tour from Manhattan to the Deep South, they must rely on “The Green Book” to guide them to the few establishments that were then safe for African-Americans.

INFO:
Rated: PG-13 (thematic content, language including racial epithets, smoking, some violence and suggestive material)
Genre: Drama
Directed By: Peter Farrelly
Written By: Nick Vallelonga, Peter Farrelly, Brian Currie
Runtime: 130 minutes
Studio: Universal Pictures

SHOW TIMES:
Friday, March 1 through Wednesday, March 6, 2019: 7pm

TICKET PRICES:
Chatham Film Club Members & Children $6.50
Non Members $7.50
Additional $2.00 fee for 3D

LOCATION:
The Crandell Theatre
48 Main Street
Chatham, NY 12037

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Winter Wildlife Animal Tracking Hike at Mud Creek

The Columbia County Soil and Water Conservation District (www.ccswcd.org) presents an animal tracking hike on Saturday (March 2, 2019). Hikers will look for signs of wildlife and learn about the natural history of local animals. The program begins at a brief instructional talk by Pamela Price, Certified Wildlife Biologist and Education Program Coordinator. Afterward, head out to the trail to use your new knowledge to spot tracks and traces left by rabbits, foxes, deer, and perhaps even a bobcat. The hike is a snow or no snow event!

DATE/TIME:
Saturday, March 2, 2019: 12pm – 1:30pm

LOCATION:
Mud Creek Environmental Learning Center
1024 RT-66
Ghent, NY 12075

ADMISSION:
This event is free, however, registration is requested so please call Pamela Price at 518-267-3313. 

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Drag Queen Story Time w/ Trixie Starr at Hudson Area Library

The Hudson Area Library in collaboration with Out Hudson presents Drag Queen Story Time with Trixie Starr, Saturday, March 2. Drag Queen Story Time is a family-friendly and inclusive event. Striving to celebrate differences, breaking down barriers and of course dressing up! There will also be a drag treasure chest with costumes for kids and complimentary cookies from Trixie’s Oven.

DATE/TIME:
Saturday, March 2, 2019: 11am – 12pm

LOCATION:
Hudson Area Library
51 N. 5th St. (at State St.)
Hudson, NY 12534

ADMISSION:
Free and open to the public. Kids (ages birth to 7), and families are welcome.

To register, email ‘youth@hudsonarealibrary.org’ or call 518-828-1792.

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Columbia County Happenings, Feb 22 – 24, 2019

Beach & Bartolo has teamed up with Columbia County Current to bring you regular updates on local happenings. Every week, here on the Beach & Bartolo blog, we will list a sampling of events, things to do, and happenings taking place around the county.

At The Crandell: ‘The Upside’

Inspired by a true story, The Upside is a heartfelt comedy about a recently paroled ex-convict (Kevin Hart) who strikes up an unusual and unlikely friendship with a paralyzed billionaire (Bryan Cranston). Directed by Neil Burger and written by Jon Hartmere, The Upside is based on the hit 2011 French film The Intouchables.

INFO:
Rated: PG-13 (for suggestive content and drug use)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Directed By: Neil Burger
Written By: Jon Hartmere
Runtime: 126 minutes
Studio: STXfilms

SHOW TIMES:
Friday, February 22 through Thursday, February 28, 2019:
Evening Showings at 7pm
Saturday, February 23, at 4:30 & 7pm
Sunday, February 24, at 2pm 4:30pm 7pm

TICKET PRICES:Chatham Film Club Members & Children $6.50
Non Members $7.50
Additional $2.00 fee for 3D

LOCATION:
The Crandell Theatre
48 Main Street
Chatham, NY 12037

MORE:
CrandellTheatre.org
FaceBook.com/CrandellTheatre

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Hudson Polar Plunge, Feb 23

The Friends of Hudson Youth proudly announce the 2nd Annual Hudson Polar Plunge! All proceeds directly benefit two incredible community services: the City of Hudson Fire Department Water Rescue & Dive Team and the Hudson Youth Department!

Jump in the icy cold invigorating water. (A plunge is defined as a “quick submersion,” and safety personnel will be onsite). The plunge takes place at Oakdale Lake in Hudson. Mandatory check-in at the Beach House for all registrants starts at 11am, and every plunger will be required to sign a waiver. Plunging begins in small group waves starting at noon.

Please dress for the weather! Participants can leave a bag of clothes/possessions tagged with their name in the Beach House and changing rooms are available post-plunge.

Immediately after the Polar Plunge, warm up at the Great Chili Cook-Off at the Central Fire Station at 77 N. 7th Street. If you’d like to bring a big pot of your prize-winning and soul-satisfying chili to the Cook-Off, email tamar.e.adler@gmail.com for details.

DATE/TIME:
Saturday, February 23, 2019: 11am

ADMISSION:
$25: Register as either an Individual or a Team for $25 per person.

LOCATION:
Oakdale Lake
132 N. 6th Street
Hudson, NY 12534

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Concerts in the Village at Kinderhook Reformed Church, Feb 24

Concerts in the Village presents ‘Beauty! Texture! Emotion – 1840 to 1940’.

This will be a performance of 19th-20th c. music for Orchestra and for Voices with Orchestra. Including Vocal and Orchestral Music from France –  Berlioz, Duparc, Chausson, Debussy, Canteloube, Ravel, and Milhaud.

Featuring the Broad Street Orchestra and from the Bard Graduate Vocal Arts Program:
Addie Rose Forstman soprano
SeolAh Yoo soprano
Hailey McAvoy mezzo
Sun-Ly Pierce mezzo
Brad Testerman baritone
David Smith, Artistic Director and Conductor
Noah Palmer, Assistant Conductor

Reception to follow.

DATE/TIME:
Sunday, February 24, 2019: 3pm

LOCATION:
Kinderhook Reformed Church
21 Broad Street
Kinderhook, NY 12106

Handicapped accessible

ADMISSION:
Contribution $20

MORE:
concertsinthevillage.org
kinderhookreformedchurch.com

Columbia County Current is a blog dedicated to all things in, around, and occasionally, way beyond Columbia County, NY.

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