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What’s up Peekskill? Film fest and more!


The Peekskill Film Festival is back and happening all weekend!

Thursday, July 27
Happy Take Your Pants for a Walk Day!

Karaoke Night
with Tina Machete
@ Gleason’s – 9:00 pm

Friday, July 28
Happy System Administrator Appreciation Day!

• Peekskill Film Festival Day 1
@ Paramount Hudson Valley – 7:00 PM

• The Compact
@ Birdsall House – 6pm

• Breakfast for the Boys
@ 12 Grapes – 9:30 pm

• The Donna Singer Quartet
@ Beanrunner – 8:00 pm

• PLASM ( jazz/ jam band )
@ Peekskill Coffee House – 7pm

• The Sugarush Band
@ Hudson Room – 10:00 pm7pm

• Mr Clifford
@ Peekskill Brewery – 8:00 pm

Saturday, July 29
Happy International Tiger Day!

• Peekskill Film Festival Day 2community
@ Paramount Hudson Valley – 10:00 AM

• Alexis Cole
@ Peekskill Farmers Market – 10:30 am

• Johnny Feds & Friends
@ 12 Grapes – 9:30 pm

• Clifton Anderson Sextet
Antoine Roney (sax) Paul Beaudry (bass) Victor Gould (piano) Victor See Yuen (percussion) and Ronnie Burrage (drums)
@ Beanrunner – 8:00 pm

• Matt Turk
@ Birdsall House – 6pm

• JOE DURAES &THE SKILLS (singer/ ORIGINALS)
@ Peekskill Coffee House – 7pm

• LA Soul
@ Hudson Room – 10:00 pm

Sunday, July 30
Happy International Day of Friendship!

• Peekskill Film Festival Day 3community
@ Paramount Hudson Valley – 12:00 PM

• Marc Von Em
@ 12 Grapes – 6:00 pm

• J.KAINE (originals/ singer)
@ Peekskill Coffee House – 1pm


Local Markets and Other Recurring Events

Bicycle Rentals
On Water Street, a block from the train station, next to the Peekskill Brewery.
@ Pedal Peekskill

The Peekskill Farmer’s Market
Outdoors on Bank Street, 8 am – 2 pm, every Saturday.

Hudson River Cruises
From the Dock at Peekskill Riverfront Green
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@ Trinity Cruises

Free Weekend Shuttle
From the Peekskill Train Station to the Downtown Gazebo
sponsored by GoPeekskill
Fridays – 5:00 pm to Midnight
Saturdays – 10:00 am to Midnight
Sundays – 10:00 am to 9:00 pm


Don’t see your event listed here? Don’t worry. Send a note to events@peekskill.rocks and we’ll be sure to add it.
• Please send by 5pm on Wednesdays, to make sure it gets into the first edition of our weekly round-up.
• Or you can post on our Facebook page.
Future events will be added to our peekskill.rocks calendar.

Saturday: First Annual Nashkill Festival!

Over the years, Peekskill has been home to many great festivals. This year we get to add another fest to that long list; and it looks to be an excellent addition:

“Ten years ago, I left Kentucky for Broadway,” says event producer and vocalist Joni Blondell. “This is an opportunity to bring a little of the Kentucky front porch bluegrass and country music heritage for which I am home sick for to Peekskill. We have an incredible line up of performers. We hope to make this an annual event.”

Saturday, May 20
3pm – Midnight
Near Peekskill Riverfront Green:
Railroad Avenue, in front of Buns-N-Bourbon

Read more at their website: http://www.nashkill.com/

Or the article patch (where this pull quote is taken from): NashSkill Fest: Seven Hour Free Music Fest Featuring Grammy Award Winning Musicians Saturday May 20th

What’s Up Peekskill? Breaking into Spring

“There’s an old saying in Tennessee — I know it’s in Texas, probably in Tennessee — that says, fool me once, shame on — shame on you. Fool me — you can’t get fooled again.”
― George W. Bush

We hope you fooled some folks for April and are gearing up for a fun-filled Spring Break. The season seems to finally be upon us to get out and have a good time.

Thursday, April 6
Happy “Sorry Charlie” Day!

Peter Frampton
@ Paramount Theater – 8:00 pm

Open Mic Night (First Thursday each month)
@ 12 Grapes – 8:30 pm

Karaoke Night
with Tina Machete
@ Gleason’s – 9:00 pm

Steve Chizmadia
@ Birdsall House – 9:30 pm

Trivia Night
@ The Quiet Man – 8:00 pm

Friday, April 7
Happy National Beer Day!

Rock Stead
@ Hudson Room – 10:00 pm

Dan Scannell
@ The Peekskill Coffee House – 7:00 pm

Drew Bordeaux
@ 12 Grapes – 9:30 pm

Larry Moses & the Latin Jazz Express
@ Beanrunner Cafe – 8:00 pm

Saturday, April 8
Happy Draw a Picture of a Bird Day!

Laurie Berkner (11AM Family show!)
@ Paramount Theater – 11:00 am

Slam Allen, Fishkill George and TFM
@ 12 Grapes – 9:00 pm

Shunzo Ohno
@ Beanrunner Cafe – 8:00 pm

Martini Jones and Dirty Shakers
@ The Peekskill Coffee House – 7:00 pm

LA Soul
@ Hudson Room – 10:00 pm

Sunday, April 9
Happy Winston Churchill Day!

Joe Adami
@ The Peekskill Coffee House – 1:00 pm

Greg Westhoff’s Westchester Swing Band
@ 12 Grapes – 5:30 pm


Local Markets and Other Recurring Events

Bicycle Rentals
On Water Street, a block from the train station, next to the Peekskill Brewery.
@ Pedal Peekskill

Free Weekend Shuttle
From the Peekskill Train Station to the Downtown Gazebo
sponsored by GoPeekskill
Fridays – 5:00 pm to Midnight
Saturdays – 10:00 am to Midnight
Sundays – 10:00 am to 9:00 pm


Don’t see your event listed here? Don’t worry. Send a note to events@peekskill.rocks and we’ll be sure to add it.
• Please send by 5pm on Wednesdays, to make sure it gets into the first edition of our weekly round-up.
• Or you can post on our Facebook page.
Future events will be added to our peekskill.rocks calendar.

Environmental activities: Solarize Peekskill and Tapped film!

If you’re not snowed in for the rest of the week, get out to these two great environmental events.

Solarize Peekskill Campaign Launch!

Wed. March 15, 7 pm
Peekskill Field Library
Neighborhood Center Room
4 Nelson Ave., Peekskill NY

http://www.solarizewestchester.com/Peekskill/

“The City of Peekskill is excited to participate as one of three selected Westchester communities for the 2017 Solarize Westchester solar energy campaign. Through this collaborative outreach campaign, ‘Solarize Peekskill’ will directly connect City residents and business owners with solar industry leaders in order to gain information and access to the financial benefits of alternative energy through group purchasing. The ‘Solarize Peekskill’ program will complement current City efforts focused on sustainability and progressive action. On behalf of the Common Council, Peekskill looks forward to working with Solarize Westchester over the next twelve weeks.”
–Mayor Frank Catalina, City of Peekskill

“Solarize Peekskill presents an exciting opportunity for residents and local business to explore solar energy systems. In my experience, the Solarize Westchester program provides valuable information session and technical assistance to interested participants in order to realize tangible financial and environmental benefits. As City Manager, it is my pleasure to welcome Solarize Westchester, and I look forward to a successful campaign.”
–City Manager Richard A. Leins, City of Peekskill

Monthly Environmental Film Series!

“TAPPED” shows us the Maine village that struggles against corporate attempts to bottle their local spring water and the Texas town that lives with the toxic pollution from making plastic. This is a sampling of the evils of the bottled water industry.

Film followed by Q&A with Greta Zarro from Food and Water Watch.

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Thursday: Peekskill Environmental Film Series – Food Inc

The Peekskill Environmental Film Series is starting up again on the the third Thursdays of February, March and April. This month, the film is on Thursday, February 16 at 7pm at Westchester Community College, 27 Division St in Peekskill, NY.

Food Inc. – You’ll never look at dinner the same way again!
– trailer below.

Movie followed by Q & A with Trish Vasta (Hemlock Hills Farm).

What’s up Peekskill? Last Farmer’s Market of 2016!

Peekskill Farmers Market
Get out this Saturday and get your veggies and all of the other great things that the Peekskill Farmer’s Market has to offer!

Thursday, Nov. 17 – Happy Take a Hike Day!

Peekskill Environmental Film Series
Free Movie Screening – Merchants of Doubt
Followed by film discussion lead by Andrew Revkin
@ Westchester Community College – 7:00 pm

Sammy Wags, & Friends – N’Orleans-style Jazz Trio
@ 12 Grapes – 8:30 pm

Friday, Nov. 18 – Happy Occult Day!

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Joe Duraes and the Skillz
@ Peekskill Coffeehouse – 7:00 pm

Storytelling Youth Open Mic – hosted by Kahlil Koromantee
@ Embark Peekskill – 7:00 pm

Nami & Di Crew
@ Beanrunner Cafe – 8:00 pm

• Joe Adami
@ Birdsall House – 10:00 pm

Thrown Together Band
@ 12 Grapes – 9:30 pm

Blues Buddha
@ Hudson Room – 10:00 pm

Saturday, Nov. 19 – Happy Absurdity Day!

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Little Larry Jr. & The Squall
@ Hudson Room – 10:00 pm

A Darlene Love Christmas
@ Paramount Hudson Valley – 8:00 pm

Clifton Anderson Quartet
@ Beanrunner Cafe – 8:00 pm

Prognosis – Pink Floyd. Genesis. Peter Gabriel
@ 12 Grapes – 9:30 pm

Open Mic Night – hosted by Andy Rice
@ Peekskill Coffeehouse – 7:00 pm

Sunday, Nov. 20 – Happy False Confession Day!

Fred Gillen, Jr., with special guest, Linda Draper
@ Beanrunner Cafe – 4:00 pm

12 Grapes KIDS Open Mic Night! – Westchester’s longest running youth showcase!
@ 12 Grapes – 6:00 pm

Sarah Wise
@ Peekskill Coffeehouse – 1:00 pm


Local Markets and Other Recurring Events

Bicycle Rentals
On Water Street, a block from the train station, next to the Peekskill Brewery.
@ Pedal Peekskill

Free Weekend Shuttle
From the Peekskill Train Station to the Downtown Gazebo
sponsored by GoPeekskill
Fridays – 5:00 pm to Midnight
Saturdays – 10:00 am to Midnight
Sundays – 10:00 am to 9:00 pm

The Peekskill Farmer’s Market outdoors on Bank Street,
8:00 am – 2:00 pm, every Saturday.