Upcoming Happenings at the Old Stone House

We're cooking up some awesomeness at the Old Stone House. Come check it out! Meet new friends and your neighbors in the community!

Wednesday Aug 6th at 7pm -Special Talk with Jim Kile

Local Jim Kile was born and raised in Hasbrouck and still lives here in Woodbourne. He is rich with memories and information on the area and the Old Stone House and will be here on Wednesday Aug 6th at 7pm to share with us. Bring your photos and memories and see if we can't paint a picture of our local Hamlet. Potluck snacks are welcome!

OSH Thursday Talks

Join us Thursday Evenings at 7pm for short talks given by people from our local community on subjects near and dear to their hearts. Do you have a passion for something? Want to share it. Let us know and will schedule a Thursday for you.

Aug 7th-Lou Jawitz-Digital Photography

August 14- Andrew Kolansky- Introduction to Aquaponics for the Home. Learn about growing herbs and vegetables without soil in your home all year round.

August 21-Chris Campiglia- Making your home more energy efficient, 
Off-setting your heating costs this winter.

August 28- TBA. Trotsky? Vintage Clothing? Beauty of Sanskrit?

Classes

Beginners Drawing Class
Have you always been impressed with those people who could render life like images? Its not magic. Its a  skill you can learn. Friday mornings at 10am. Limited to 6 people. $10.00

Beginners Silkscreening and Printmaking
4 Saturdays beginning Aug 2 from 10am to 12pm.
This is an overview of basic printmaking techniques including monoprinting, stamping, stencilling, silkscreen, direct and photo emulsion process. We may also be dyeing fabrics. $100 fro 4 weeks includes most supplies, screens, ink, paint, paint brushes, tape, photo emulsion, duct tape, some fabrics and paper. Please bring your own T-shirts, fabric and anything else you want to print on as well as any art supplies you may want to use/contribute. for ages 10 and up.

 

Upcoming Art Exhibit

 




OIL AND WATER

Watercolors by Janet Campbell
Oil paintings by David Munford


September 1­–30, 2014

The Old Stone House
282 Hasbrouck Road, Woodbourne, NY 12788

Artists' reception: Labor Day—Monday, September 1st, 2-4 pm
Gallery hours are Saturdays and Sundays, from 12-4 pm, or by appointment


Special Team to Hunt For Our Ghosts

A team of trained ghost-hunters will search this summer for wayward spirits and unhappy spooks here at the Old Stone House.

This was the site of the mysterious 1840 murder of prominent local politician Anthony Hasbrouck. Some say his lingering spectre, even today, is responsible for the strange sounds, odd drafts of wind, and eerie glows of light on dark nights in and around the facility.

At our recent monthly meeting, we all agreed that the question of other-worldly activity should finally be fully explored. So a team of experts was engaged from NYS Tri-County Paranormal, one of nearly 2,700 similar groups nationwide, with the promise that their investigation will be conducted with “an open mind” on all things spiritual.

Special monitoring equipment will be set up before twilight on the evening of June 21st, designed to “catch” signs of the spirit realm even if they appear for just a fleeting moment. Both visible and audible traces will be sought, the researchers say, with full-spectrum recordings maintained for subsequent detailed study.

After analysis is complete, results will be presented and discussed at a July 31st gathering at the building, with or without any ghosts in attendance.
Will we find any spirit trails this summer?
We're deeply grateful to Steve Vegliante, our Town of Fallsburg Supervisor, for his generous support of the Old Stone House and our goal of providing the area with our own arts institution and community center. As Steve points out, our financial situation is again in perilous shape, since we rely exclusively on donations for our continuing success. You can click here to read Steve's entire article, and you can help us out with a contribution at any level you can manage.