Nyack, a community that is typically generous, goes into high giving gear as Thanksgiving nears. Here are some of the holiday activities where you can donate or dine. If you have an event that needs support, or have seats available at your supper, email us at NyackNewsAndViews and we will add them to this guide.
A Display of Generosity
Maria Whittingham and her staff at Maria Luia boutique have created a display that reminds passerbys that local organizations need food donations at this time of year.
Neighbors, friends and customers have supplied the canned or packaged food that will be donated to People to People. The result is a beautiful, bountiful window celebrating this season of both abundance and sharing.
You can bring your canned or packaged food donations to Maria Luisa, 77 South Broadway and ML by Maria Luisa, 75 South Broadway.
A Harvest Feast at Pilgrim Baptist Church
All are welcome for an day-long worship experience at Pilgrim Baptist Church on Sunday, November 24 The public is invited to “help gather in the harvest both physically and spiritually” and to “take home all you need for Thanksgiving Dinner. A turkey on every table.”
Here is a schedule for the day-long worship experience:
- Continental breakfast, 8:30-9:20a
- Church school at 9:30a
- Worship service 11a
- Afternoon snack bag
Pilgrim Baptist is located at 80 North Franklin at the Corner of High Avenue
High School Meal Musical
Nyack High School seniors, staff and parents will prepare and serve their annual Thanksgiving feast for about 150 senior citizens from the community on Monday, Nov. 25.
The event, featuring the traditional meal and entertainment by the Nyack High School Jazz Band, will be held in the high school cafeteria from 5 to 7p.
Nyack High School is located at 360 Christian Herald Road, Upper Nyack.
For more information, contact Nyack school district spokeswoman Gail Fleur at 845-353-7013 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Masons Serving Seniors
Tappan Zee Masons Lodge No. 79 will prepare their annual free Thanksgiving dinners for area seniors on Thursday, November 21 from noon to 3 p.m.
Dinners will be served at the following locations:
- Harvest House, 14 Union Road, Spring Valley
- Clarkstown Senior Center, 121 West Nyack Road, West Nyack
- Nyack Senior Center, 90 Depew Ave., Nyack
- Lakeview Village, 94 Memorial Park Dr., Spring Valley
Soup Angels Set a Table for the Eighth Year
On November 27, anyone who needs a Thanksgiving meal will be offered a delicious turkey dinner with all of the trimmings. The feast is courtesy of Soup Angels’ eighth “Come to the Table” event, made possible by the generous help of our community. Your donation in any amount is fully tax deductible and may be made via Paypal at www.SoupAngels.com or by check payable to Soup Angels FRC, PO Box 565, Nyack NY 10960.