What’s Happening 8/24/17

BY GEORGE J. DACRE

The late songwriter Leonard Cohen’s music will be celebrated Sunday August 27 from noon to 6 p.m. at the Borderline Folk Music Clubs annual free picnic and folk festival at Germonds Park, 185 Germonds Road, West Nyack. A talented group of performers has been organized for the event which will also feature vendors and time for performers to join in. The talent includes Whispering Tree, Accoustic Apple, The Palisades, Loretta Hagen, Peter Calo, Ron Renninger, Josh Joffen, Terry Kitchen and Maria Levine and many more. Bring a picnic lunch, lawn chairs and blankets. Food will also be available at a Park concession stand. Information at borderlinemusic123@aol.com or call Tom Cardullo at 914-523-0656.

The annual Rockland County Volunteer Firemens Parade is set for September 9 in Chestnut Ridge starting at 2 p.m. from Scotland Road to Chestnut Ridge Road to Red Schoolhouse Road.The 105th RCVFA convention is September 8 starting at 7:30 p.m. at Hugh Gassner Fire Company on Red Schoolhouse Road.

LoHud Comedy Friday, August 25 at 8 p.m. at The Schoolhouse Theater in Croton Falls featuring comics Adam Oliensis, Rich Carucci, Katherine Williams and Ben Rosenfeld. For information contact lohudcomedy@yahoo.com or 845-535-9111.

Syncopation continues on stage at Penguin Repertory Theatre in Stony Point weekends through September 3. A romantic comedy directed by Thomas Caruso. Contact penguinrep.org or 845-786-2873.

Auditions for roles in the musical “The Bridges Of Madison County” set for August 23 and 24 at 7:30 p.m. at Elmwood Playhouse in Nyack. Contact elmwoodplayhouse.com or 845-353-1313.

Empire Casino, Yonkers coming up with they say is Westchester’s hottest event Saturday September 16. It’s the Countys first ever Wingfest in partnership with Westchester Magazine. Ues Hot Wings and Cold Beer at Dan Rooneys Pub. Contact empirecitycasino.com. September 7 at Empire City a private Film and Television industry insiders event showing how the Casino can be used for movies and TV, 6:30 – 9:30 p.m. (by invite only).

Antrim Playhouse, Wesley Hills offering five shows for the price of four. They are Nunsense, October 13 through November 4; Noises Off, January 19 through February 4; Breaking Legs, March 23, 2018 through April 8: and The Lion In Winter, June 8 through June 14. Contact antrimplayhouse.com.

Ned Harris Education Studio Fall 2017 public art classes on sale now. They run Saturday, September 30 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Frank Vitale, faculty for iPhone video production and Saturday October 7 for Natural Dyes In Textle Design with Jamie Kimak. Color, Demystefying The Mystery with Diane Churchill Saturday, October 14 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Color interaction and color theory with playful exercises. And Beyond Point and Click, digital photography skills with Susan Stava, Saturday October 28 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. All at Garner Arts Center, Garnerville.

Robert Klein, iconic comedian at Paramount, ,Hudson Valley at 8 p.m. September 16 Contactparamounthudsonvalley.com.

Boz Scaggs at Tarrytown Music Hall, Tarrytown September 14.Contact tarrytownmusichall.org.

The Duprees at Westchester Broadway Theatre, Elmsford, dinner and show September 26. “Annie” continues on main stage. Conatct 914-592-2222 or broadwaytheatre.com. “Annie, Get Your Gun” coming soon.