CORTLANDT, N.Y. - Here are our picks for some of the best events around Cortlandt this week.
Monday, May 28, Memorial Day
Peekskill Celebration Carnival: 12 p.m. - 8 p.m. This is the last day to visit the Peekskill Celebration Carnival at the Riverfront Green Park. Noon to 8 p.m. Admission is $25. All proceeds benefit the Peekskill Celebration and the Peekskill Lions Club.
Outdoor Rummage Sale: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. For the 12th year, St. Augustine's Episcopal Church, 6 Old Post Road North, Croton-on-Hudson, will hold an outdoor rummage sale with hundreds of items. The sale is ongoing from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., through June 2, and features adult and kids' clothes for $1 each, as well as a selection of shoes, furniture, children's books, toys, bikes, trikes, toddler climbers and slides, scooters, car seats, strollers and booster seats.
Government Offices Closed: Federal, state, county and local government offices will be closed, including offices in the Village of Buchanan, Village of Croton and Town of Cortlandt. The Hendrick Hudson Free Library and Croton Free Library will also be closed.
Tuesday, May 29
Babysitting Safety: 6 p.m. - 7 p.m. Babysitters will learn the basics of being emergency-ready, from popular speaker Joan Lloyd, who has been an Emergency Medical Technician for 27 years, as well as a CPR, EMT, Home Safety instructor. Topics will include rules of babysitter behavior, fire safety and evacuation procedures, calling police and EMS, and coping with unexpected events. Parents are welcome to attend. For teens, grades 5 through 12. Please pre-register by calling or visiting the Hendrick Hudson Free Library, 185 Kings Ferry Road, Montrose, N.Y. 914-739-5654.
Wednesday, May 30
Outdoor Croton Farmers Market 1:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Join vendors for the first day at the outdoor Croton Farmers Market, across from 1 Municipal Place, at the corner of Riverside Avenue. The farmers market is rain or shine.
Thursday, May 31
Cortlandt Planning Board Work Session 7 p.m. - 8 p.m. The Cortlandt Planning Board will not likely take legislative action at this meeting, but will discuss current issues.
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