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The Villages: Downtown Meeting, Opioid Epidemic

This week in the villages: The opioid epidemic. This week you can learn how to save a life. Nyack Mayor Don Hammond hosts a round table discussion of village issues and events at the monthly “Downtown Meeting” on Tues at 9a (open to the public). And as the summer winds down, there are still outdoor concerts to enjoy.

Village of Nyack

Fall 2018 Recreation Programs
Registration is now open for Fall 2018 Recreation Programs, including Mini Dragons Kung Fu, Beginning Piano, Teen Aerial Yoga, Skateboarding, Self Defense/Kickboxing, Field Games in the Park, and Kids Wrestling Club.

Town of Clarkstown

Free Naloxone Training: Learn to Save a Life
There will be free naloxone training on Thursday, August 9, 2018 from 6-8p, at Clarkstown Town Hall (Room 301), 10 Maple Ave, New City. Participants will learn how to recognize an overdose, what to do during an overdose, how to provide rescue breathing during an overdose, and how to administer naloxone. Participants can receive a free naloxone rescue kit. Please RSVP to Senator Carlucci’s office at 845-623-3627.
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Back to School Drive
Clarkstown is participating in a back-to-school drive from now through August 17, 2018. The drive will help two local not-for-profits organizations, Advocating for Change, Inc. and People to People, distribute supplies to students in need. A donation box is located in the lobby at Town Hall, 10 Maple Ave, New City. The list of items to donate includes: backpacks (grades K-12), three subject notebooks, five subject notebooks, marble notebooks, binders (1.5” or larger) and binder dividers, loose leaf paper, index cards, scientific calculators (new or used in working condition), pens and #2 pencils, crayons, colored pencils, markers, pencil cases, pocket folders, rulers, scissors, glue sticks, pencil sharpeners, and highlighters.
Summer Concert Series
The Summer Concert Series continues on Tuesday, August 7, 2018 with the Nerds playing rock, R&B, and funk, and on Wednesday, August 8, 2018 with a Tom Petty tribute band. Both concerts will be held at 7:30p at Germonds Park.

Town of Orangetown

Summer Concert Series
Head to Veteran’s Memorial Park in Orangeburg on Friday, August 10 at 7:45p as Bobby Valli performs the songs of Frankie Valli and other New Jersey legends.

Edward Hopper House Museum & Study Center

The Jazz in the Garden series continues with the Jeremy Wall and John Ragusa Quintet on Thursday, August 9, 2018 at 7:30p. Bring a lawn chair or a blanket. Refreshments are available for purchase prior to the concert and during the intermission. In case of rain, the concerts will be held at Grace Church, 130 First Ave, Nyack.

Here are the municipal events in Upper, South and the Village of Nyack for the week of 8/6. 

Village of Nyack

  • Tue 8/7

9a: ‘Downtown’ Meeting
5p: Justice Court

  • Thurs 8/9

9:30a: Justice Court
4:30p: Board of Water Commissioners
6:30p: Village Board Pre-meeting Workshop
7:30p: Village Board Meeting

Nyack Village Hall is located at 9 N. Broadway.

Village of South Nyack

  • Mon 8/6, 5:30p: Justice Court
  • Tue 8/7, 7:30p: Zoning Board of Appeals

South Nyack Village Hall is located at 282 S Broadway.

Village of Upper Nyack

Thurs 8/9, 7p: Board of Trustees Workshop

Upper Nyack Village Hall is located at 328 N Broadway.

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