by LeeAnn Mailly
Here’s the rundown of what to do and where to do it this weekend.
- First Friday, organized monthly by the Nyack Art Collective, transforms
venues throughout the village into galleries for local art from 5-8p. Highlights include: Rebirth, Renewal & Beginnings, a group show of collective members is held 8-10p at Prohibition River, 82 Main St, Nyack. Photographer Frank LoBuono’s opening for his month-long exhibit at Johnny Cakes at 84 Main St. Walk to the Beat presents percussive world music and improvised dance at 9p at Casa del Sol, 104 Main St.
- James Maddock, British singer-songwriter, performs at 8:30p at Turning Point Cafe, 468 Piermont Ave, Piermont.
- Carnegie Concerts presents Kimball Gallagher, ambassador of the piano, as he explores his travels to seven continents and 30 countries. Nyack Library, 59 South Broadway.
- Don’t miss BoulderBird’s Annual Egg Hunt. Collect eggs, ride the Eggs-press train and take pictures with the Easter Bunny. Bring your own basket! 8:45- 10:30a at Provident Bank Park, 1 Provident Bank Park Drive, Pomona.
- Bagels with the Bunny & Easter Egg Hunt. Check out the bounce house, face painting, and balloon animals. 10a at Kirkbride Hall, 5 Patriot Hills Lane, Stony Point.
- The Ritzy Chickens serves up some great jam rock. 9p at Olive’s Bar, 118 Main St, Nyack.
- Nobel Prize winning author Toni Morrison and entrepreneur, and Underground Railroad conductor Cynthia Hesdra are featured in an exhibition, 1-4p, every Sat through May. Historical Society of the Nyacks, 50 Piermont Ave.
- Open Jazz Jam Sessions: all jazz instrumentalists, vocalists, and fans of music are welcome! 8-11:30p at The Turning Point Cafe, 468 Piermont Avenue. Piermont.
- The John Scott Armchair Walking Tours hosts Bill Batson as he presents a history of Nyack in 55 images from his compilation of his shorts essays and sketches. 7p at Nyack Library, 59 South Broadway.
Rivertown Film screens Two Days, One Night, an award-winning Belgian film about a working mother who must convince her co-workers to forgo a bonus so she can keep her job. 8p at Nyack Center, 58 Depew Ave.
The Nyack Farmers’ Market moves outdoors for the season! Spring harvests and specialty foods to please every palate – plus free parking. Stop by for live music, kid’s entertainment, and visits by local health and wellness advisers. Open from 8a to 2p in the Main Street Lot every Thursday until Thanksgiving.
The Arts Council