HVFD Happenings: Paints, Subs, Bingo and Volunteering
The fun list of things to do at our Hudson Valley Fire Houses continues to grow weekly. Our local fire house's are ramping up their monthly events. Pancake breakfast, Pasta dinners plus flea markets and more have started populating our calendars. These monthly fundraiser are a staple for quite few of our local fire department. It helps with raising money for services, equipment and other items that these organization need to assist their communities.
Check the list of events below for your local fire company. Try to make it to as many events as you can throughout 2019. If you are part of a fire house and want us to include you on this list we update each week please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
April 20th (Saturday) - Cronomer Valley Fire Department wants you to Wine and Sign to Benefit Cal Ripken Baseball. Time: 6 pm and your $40/per person cost includes all supplies to create your sign and one drink! Pinot and Pine is the host. Location: 296 North Plank Road Newburgh. It is a twist on a sip and paint, everyone brings home their own custom made wood sign! This event is just in time for Mother's Day! Create a beautiful pine wood sign for mom, grandma, or for yourself. Reserve your sign by April 10th or first come first served at the door. There will be door prizes, raffles, 50/50 and more. This event raises finds for City of Newburgh Baseball.
April 27th (Saturday) - Port Ewen Volunteer Fire Department is holding an Open House. Everyone is invite to visit the fire house at 161 Broadway ibn Port Ewen between 12 pm and 4 pm. Come for a tour. Learn about the fire equipment and how the fire fighters help provide emergency fire services to the community. There will be demonstrations and member will be on hand to answer questions. This is also an opportunity if you are thinking about being a volunteer fire fighter. refreshments will be available.
Friday Nights - Kripplebush-Lyonsville Fire Company the Sub Nite series for 2019 begins this friday. Time: 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM Menu: 12 inch Sub Sandwiches you can take home or eat at the Fire Company dining room. Bring your friends and make it a party or an indoor picnic. Ham, turkey, roast beef or a mixed. They will have meatball or chicken parm, veggie, tuna and of course that great Philly cheese steak. Cost: A donation of $9.00 gets you a drink (can of Pepsi, diet, Sprite, Mt Dew, Orange, Ice Tea or a bottle of water) and a bag of chips. Location: The intersection of UC Route 2 and 519 Pine Bush Rd in the hamlet of Kripplebush. Just one mile north of US 209 between Stone Ridge & Accord. Call in orders at 3:30, 845-687-9801.
April 19th (Friday) - Pine Plains Hose Company is hosting the first of seven Bingo Nights that run monthly through October. Location: 7 Lakes Road Pine Plains. Doors open at 5 pm and calling starts at 7 pm. There are early bird specials, bonus balls, supplies, Games of chance and refreshments. Monthly dates are Friday April 19th, May 17th, June 21st, July 19th, August 16th, September 20th and October 18th.