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Nyack Weekender: Slide the City

Slip and slide this Saturday on a 1,000-foot water slide, watch ‘Angry Birds’ under the stars and embark on a guided night hike through Sterling Forest. This Fri-Sun list of what to do and where to do it is brought to you by The Arts Council of Rockland.


  • © 2016 Charis J. Carmichael Braun

    © 2016 Charis J. Carmichael Braun

    Artist Salon Fridays with Charis Carmichael Braun exhibiting and presenting on the theme, Nude in Nature. 5-8p at Piermont Straus, 10 Round House Rd, Piermont.
  • Enjoy The Total Eclipse Band performing smooth jazz, Motown, Caribbean and pop. 7:30 – 10p at Torne Valley Vineyards, Torne Valley Rd, Hillburn.
  • Penguin Rep Theatre presents the romantic comedy Dancing Lessons. Fri 2 & 8p, Sat at 4 & 8p, Sun at 2p Penguin Rep Theatre, 7 Crickettown Rd, Stony Point.


  • Slide The City Nyack News And Views 2016-08-26Slide the City features a 1,000-foot water slide on Nyack’s Main Street between Midland and Franklin. Tickets still available. 9a – 6p in downtown Nyack.
  • Rockland’s annual Recovery Rally 5k & Walk helps to support people affected by substance abuse disorders and to educate the public. 8a registration, 9a start at Rockland Lake, Rt 9W, Valley Cottage.
  • Join Historian Michael J. F. Sheehan as he explores the exciting and heroic New York Campaign in this illustrated presentation. 2-3p at Stony Point Battlefield, 44 Battlefield Rd, Stony Point.
  • Are there spirits still in Lakeville? Take a Sterling Forest Night Hike and find out. The guided hike follows the same trails and roads miners historically walked to go to work. Registration required and bring a candle lantern if you can; no flashlights allowed. 7p at Sterling Forest Visitor Center, 116 Old Forge Rd, Tuxedo.


  • Watch the film Angry Birds under the stars. Bring chairs and blankets. 7:30 – 9p at Emeline Park, 16 Front St, Haverstraw.

Next Week


Music Mondays: Marianne Osiel, singer-songwriter/multi-instrumentalist Marianne Osiel is a consummate musician with her music rooted in classical, blues, folk, and even jazz. . 6p at Union Arts Center, 2 Union Dr, Sparkill.
Vintage cars roll into the Bear Mountain Car Cruise along with a DJ, bounce house and food. Every Wed through Sept. 5-9p at Bear Mountain State Park, Palisades Parkway or Route 9W N. 
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