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WDST Reunion Concert
An Evening of Blues, Bluegrass, and Acoustic Music to Benefit the Center
Saturday, August 9 at 5 pm
in Apuzzo Hall at the Center
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On Saturday, August 9, in the intimate setting of the Center’s Apuzzo Hall, WDST alumni will take the stage to support the Center!

The concert features Hudson Valley legends of music and radio Big Joe Fitz, Brian Hollander and Eric Erickson–with emcee and WDST weekend host Ron VanWarmer, and special guest Hester Mundis, head writer for Joan Rivers.

Tickets are just $15 general admission / $10 for Center members / $5 for students and seniors.

This is an intimate setting
and seating is limited.
Reserve your tickets today!


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Longtime Center volunteer, member and friend Terry Hansen died on Tuesday, July 1, after a battling a long illness. She was 75. Terry is survived by her sister Patty Owens of South Cairo, NY, and brother Harold Hansen of Raleigh, NC; as well as two nieces, a nephew, several cousins and a number of cherished friends, including Center members Denise Bonenfant of Barryville, NY, and Retts Scauzillo of Catskill, NY. She will long be remembered for her great love of the Center, her commitment to its success, and her passionate belief that everyone matters.

Terry’s family is honoring her request for no formal services. The Center can accept cards to Terry’s family and friends and forward them on your behalf. Messages for Terry’s loved ones can also be left here.

The Center’s Board of Directors, Communications and Membership Committees, and staff wish to recognize Terry’s significant volunteerism, spirit of community and enduring contributions to the Center. Read more.


Essential Moments
Photography by B. Docktor
July 12 – September 30 in Apuzzo Hall

B. Docktor is an award-winning Hudson Valley photographer who believes that people’s lives and work deserve to be beautifully documented. “My passion,” she says, “is to convey the spirit, joy and beauty of people, animals, nature–all that is going on around me.” She conveys the exquisite essential moments of everyday life in sharp, stunning images.

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Check out her incredible show in Apuzzo Hall at the Center — open Monday – Friday 9:30 am – 5 pm; most Saturdays 10 am – 2 pm during the Farmers’ Market, and weekends/evenings during programs and events.


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ESSENTIAL MOMENTS:
Photographs by B. Docktor

Opening Reception: Saturday, July 12, 4 - 6 pm
Exhibit: July 12 - September 30, 2014
Apuzzo Hall at the Center
B. Docktor is an award-winning photographer based in the Hudson Valley. Her passion is to convey the essential moments--the spirit, joy and beauty--of people, animals, nature, and all the world's smallest surprises. The artist's reception for ESSENTIAL MOMENTS will be held Saturday, July 12 from 4 - 6 pm. Refreshments, air conditioning. All are welcome.

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