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Weekly Rec: Authors discuss new novels, Mount Moor veterans honored and adult art classes offered

Three Authors Discuss New Novels at Big Red Books

Helen Benedict (The Good Deed), Kate Manning (Gilded Mountain) and Chistine Evans (Nadia) will be in conversation about their novels on Friday, May 24 at 6:30pm

Big Red Books is located at 120 Main Street, Nyack.

Memorial Day at Mount Moor Cemetery

A Memorial Day service will be held at Mount Moor Cemetery on Monday, May 27th at 11:00am. The program is sponsored by the Friends of Mount Moor Cemetery & Buffalo Soldiers of Rockland County.

Kevin Branch, a retired US Army Colonel will be the guest speaker. There will also be a tribute to Purple Heart awardee, the late John Vasser.

Mount Moor, a historic black cemetery that was created when burial sites in America were segregated, was added to the Federal Register of Historic Places in 1994. Thirty seven veterans from every major American conflict since the Civil War are buried at Mount Moor.

Mount Moor is located adjacent to a parking lot behind the West Nyack Fire Station across Route 59 from ShopRite near the parking lot next to Dick’s Sporting Goods

Build an Air Bee and Bee with Strawtown

The May Studio Night for Adults at Strawtown’s Garnerville Studio is hosting a special workshop titled “Air Bee & Bee” on Thursday, May 30th, at 6:30pm.

The evening offers creativity, wine, and cheese as participants come together to make friends with the bees. This workshop will guide you in creating art specifically for our important pollinator friends. You’ll learn how to help the bees by making a comfortable “Air Bee & Bee” to place outdoors near your home.

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