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Indian Rock Yoga Event Raises Money for SHS Chapter of Girls Learn International

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On Sunday, April 10 , Indian Rock Yoga hosted a Girls Learn Fundraising Event. Co-owners Pauline Kalish and Cindy McDowell did not charge for their space or for their teacher. Nancie Celini instructed the class. "Indian Rock Yoga provides a nurturing environment for the practice of yoga, enabling our students to achieve their highest potential in supportive surroundings. Our focus is on the individual needs of each practitioner, encouraging advancement but never forcing it..." Each student donated $5 to participate in the yoga class. 100% of proceeds went to the Suffern High School Chapter of  Girls Learn International. This money…

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Hudson Valley Honor Flight: Generation Bridge A Documentary by Joe Allen

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The Hudson Valley Honor Flight, a Hudson Valley based non-profit that flies WWII Veterans to the WWII memorial in Washington DC is screening a documentary tomorrow at the Lafayette Theater in Suffern. The documentary starts by describing the honor flight but then follows veterans as they interact with students at six schools in Rockland and Orange Counties.  The film is designed to bridge the gap and connect different generations. “This film truly showcases the humility of our heroes” said Beth Vought, Executive Director of Hudson Honor Flight, “This is an incredible opportunity for the community to learn about our WWII…

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SUNDANCE AWARD-WINNING DOCUMENTARY ABOUT GENESIS AND LEGACY OF THE GENOCIDE CONVENTION TO BE SCREENED AT RAMAPO COLLEGE

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MAHWAH, NJ – A screening of the Sundance award-winning documentary, Watchers of the Sky, will be held at Ramapo College of New Jersey on Monday, March 30, 7-9 p.m.  in the Robert A. Scott Student Center, Alumni Lounges (SC137-138). Elizabeth Bohart, executive producer and Director of Outreach for the film, will introduce and lead a discussion. The College’s Gross Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies is sponsoring the event. It is free and open to the public. Watchers of the Sky is a powerful feature documentary that exposes the uncanny parallels of genocides across time…

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Special Events to Celebrate Italian Heritage and Culture

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free and open to the public   Ramapo, NY—Please join us at Rockland Community College’s 2015 special events in Celebration of Italian Heritage and Culture. * To pre-register for events or for additional information please contact: jasch@sunyrockland.edu Tuesday, March 31 • 3-4 pm Academic II, Room 2315 Great Cathedral Mystery View the PBS documentary about the iconic dome of Santa Maria del Fiore in Florence, which was engineered and built by Filippo Brunelleschi. Tuesday, April 14 • 3 - 4 pm Academic II, Room 2315 The Risorgimento - The Italian Unification A lecture by Prof.…

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Mahwah PBA Holds Dine to Donate at Houlihan’s in Ramsey 3/26/15 5:00 to 9:00 PM

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Mahwah PBA Local 143 is hosting a "Dine to Donate" at Houlihan's in Ramsey on 3/26/15 from 5:00 to 9:00, a portion of the proceeds will benefit the Mahwah PBA Local 143 Civic Association, a registered 501 (c)(3) charitable organization. All money raised by the Civic Association is donated back to the community each year. Anyone attending the event MUST bring the attached flyer the night of the event for us to get credit for the donation. Mahwah-Houlihans

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FILM ABOUT FIRST WOMAN RABBI TO BE SCREENED AT BERGEN COUNTY YJCC ON APRIL 15

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MAHWAH, NJ  – The College’s Gross Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies and the Pascack Valley Jewish Coalition will sponsor a screening of the recently released documentary Regina at the Bergen County YJCC, 605 Pascack Road, Township of Washington, on Wednesday, April 15 at 7 p.m. Amy Stone, noted freelance writer and editor, will introduce and lead a discussion of the film. The audience will hear from Regina Jonas in her own words through the voice of actress Rachel Weisz. The event is free and open to the public.…

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Nyack Chamber of Commerce Earth Day Celebration

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Nyack Earth Day Celebration Host: Nyack Chamber of Commerce Date: April 18 Time: 12:00am - 5:00pm Location: Veterans Park Gazebo, Corner of Main St. and Cedar Ave., Nyack, New York Our Earth Day event takes place in the heart of the village on Main Street in the Farmer's Market parking lot. Featuring music, kid’s activities, vendors, local environmental groups, government agencies and businesses. Demonstrations and art projects that teach global awareness and local action. Join other Nyack and Rockland families, frees and tree huggers for this family fun day.

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Muddy Creek Winter Carnival in Pearl River March 21st

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[Pearl River] The Muddy Creek Winter Carnival will be held on Saturday, March 21st from 11 AM to 3 PM at Franklin Avenue Elementary School, located behind the Pearl River Public Library. This annual fundraiser event, hosted by the Franklin Avenue Elementary PTA, is open to the public and offers games and fun for the whole family, including test your strength, skeeball, ring toss, spin art, tattoos, face painting, balloon animals, refreshments, and more. Prizes won at every game. Tickets are available for purchase at the door. Snow date is on Sunday, March 28th. [coupon couponid="3100" coupon_align="cctor_aligncenter" name="Back to School…

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United Hospice of Rockland (UHR) 6th Annual Walk to Remember on Sunday, April 19, 2015

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United Hospice of Rockland’s 6th Annual Walk to Remember, in conjunction with the 26th Annual George Wodicka Hook Half Marathon and 5K Run, will take place on Sunday, April 19, 2015 at Rockland Lake State Park in Congers, NY. Let’s walk side by side to remember loved ones and help support UHR. Registration starts at 7:30 am, Walk begins at 8:30 am, rain or shine. To pre-register and avoid registration lines the day of the Walk to Remember, or to make a donation if you are unable to attend, visit hospiceofrockland.org/uhrwalk.  To register for the Hook Half Marathon or the…

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Special Criminal Justice Events at RCC on March 6 and March 25

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free and open to the public   Ramapo, NY—Please join us at Rockland Community College for two special guest speakers with timely and important presentation topics. On March 6, nationally renowned expert Paul Cell will speak about How to Respond to Sexual Assault; and on March 25 award-winning author and investigative journalist Mike Kelly will present The Impact of Terrorism. How to Respond to Sexual Assault Friday, March 6 (1:00 pm) Student Union room 3214 Learn what you need to know from nationally recognized expert, Paul Cell, Police…

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