Last Saturdays in Newburgh Art Event

On Saturday, April 30 the City of Newburgh will host a multitude of community events: the opening of a community garden at the Newburgh Armory, the Newburgh Volunteer Fair at Washington’s Headquarters, Cupcake-a-Palooza in the Ritz Theater Lobby, the Art Walk expansion to Chamber Street, the opening of La Vida Garden and the launch of YOUTH | ART. Several groups and organizations have joined forces for this day with the common goal of providing opportunities for the community and the city’s youth.

From 8:00 am-12:00 pm, The Newburgh Armory Unity Center, Inc., PathStone Community Improvement of Newburgh, Groundwork Hudson Valley and Glynwood will host the Armory Community Garden Dig-in, with a ribbon cutting celebration at 11:00 am. The Armory is located at 355 S. William Street. For more information, email or call 845-926-7278.

From 11:00 am-3:00 pm, the Newburgh Volunteer Fair will be held at Washington’s Headquarters at 84 Liberty Street. Safe Harbors of the Hudson and the Newburgh Free Library have teamed up to provide an opportunity for residents to learn more about becoming a volunteer in Newburgh and to raise awareness of the city’s most special needs. For more information, call Elyse Goldberg at (845) 562-1195.

From 12:00 pm-4:00 pm, Safe Harbors of the Hudson will host Cupcake-a-Palooza, a cupcake bakeoff event for local professional and amateur bakers. The event is $5 for admission and will be held in the Ritz Theater Lobby at 107 Broadway. For more information, email jhenley@safe-harbors.orgor call (845) 562-6940 ext. 110.

From 1:00-5:00 pm, the Urban Farmers League, Hudson River Visions, Art Walk, M.U.M. aka Mothers 4 Upward Movement and the Community Solutions Foundation will host YOUTH | ART.  The event will kick off at La Vida Garden at 59 Chambers Street and is an opportunity for the city’s young artists to have their voices heard and create graffiti art that will be displayed throughout the city. The event coincides with the expansion of Art Walk to Chamber St. For more information, visit the YOUTH | ART website.