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Sat 29 Apr
7th Annual Newburgh Volunteer Fair
Saturday, April 29, 2017 11:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Washington's Headquarters State Historic Site
(845) 562-1195

Find out what organizations in your community are doing, and how you can lend them a helping hand. Come to the 7th Annual Newburgh Volunteer Fair at Washington's Headquarters State Historic Site on Saturday, April 29th, from 11 AM until 3 PM. Learn how you can get involved with local community organizations. Representatives from many of the non-profit organizations based in Newburgh and the surrounding area will be there with information about volunteer opportunities for teenagers, adults and seniors. This is a chance to build useful skills, meet new people and take a more active part in your community. Come and see what opportunity is waiting for you. All are invited to attend the Fair, visit the tables, learn about and make connections with these important local groups.

Sun 30 Apr
Guest Bartending Benefits Local History
Sunday, April 30, 2017 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Washington's Headquarters State Historic Site
(845) 562-1195

Join the Friends of the State Historic Sites of the Hudson Highlands for a beer in the taproom of the Newburgh Brewing Company. Members will greet the public and all cash tips will be donated to the Friends, supporting their efforts. This annual fundraiser takes place on Sunday, April 30th between 1:00 pm. and 4:00 pm.

Beer certainly has its place within the history of the American Revolution. Soldiers were promised, among other rations, their share of it and sufficient rations were linked to the morale of the men.

The Friends exists to benefit three New York State historic Sites that include Washington's Headquarters, New Windsor Cantonment and Knox's Headquarters. The supported sites gain from this organization's mission to increase public awareness of their significance and raising funds to support the educational, programming and collection needs of the sites.

The Newburgh Brewing Company is located at 88 South Colden Street within the City of Newburgh. For more information call (845) 562-1195.