This Weekend’s Happenings in Kingston, NY

  Below is just a small sampling of all the events happening this weekend in and around Kingston NY. For more details, and plenty more great events, check out all of our Calendars below!     Be sure to bookmark “Things to do Today,” to check back and see the full list of the area’s […]

Halloween Happenings Here in the Kingston Area !

Halloween is ON! Plenty of spooky and fun events are being held for revelers young and old- daytime or nighttime! Many events are taking place outdoors where safe-distancing is easy and your favorite businesses and organizations have adapted to come up with new ways to get in the spirit(s) of Halloween and ensure everyone’s safety. […]

Lilac Hill Designs

Lilac Hill Designs products range from my custom-designed Gardener’s Tool bag, to upcycled wool bags and accessories created from used wool and wool-blend suits, pants and skirts into cross-body zip-tops, flap-tops, tote bags, clutches, glass cases, and even catnip mice (cat-tested and approved!)  These wool products can also be created as custom Memorial Keepsake Commissions. […]

July 4th Fireworks Tribute and Motorcade to Support Ulster County Essential Workers

Fireworks will not be held as usual on Kingston’s Rondout Waterfront but there will be a fireworks show at Tech City in the Town of Ulster on July 4th and motorcade on July 5th.   Details are as follows: From the Ulster County Executive’s Office Ulster County Executive Pat Ryan announced today that Ulster County will […]

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Phase II Reopening Resources

Beginning Tuesday June 9th there will be some new changes regarding the Mid-Hudson Region’s long-awaited reopening. Check out the resources below to determine what will be available to the public and how to keep safe while enjoying these newly opened industries- Mid-Hudson Region Enters Phase II of Re-opening on Tuesday The Mid-Hudson region is set […]

Hudson Valley “Virtual Quilt” Project: Let’s Be “Apart Together”

Cultural Quilt of the Hudson Valley Engages Schools, Seniors, Celebrates Diversity and Builds Community While We Are Apart A crowd-sourced art project, launched by the Reher Center for Immigrant Culture and History and the Barrett Art Center, invites neighbors to come together while we are apart to collaboratively produce a digital quilt representing our diversity […]

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This Week’s Featured Things to Do

There are plenty of locally oriented things to do each week and KingstonHappenings.Org is always the place to find them. A minor thing like a pandemic isn’t going to keep this community down and even if we can’t physically congregate, we can still enjoy music, comedy, and other community focused events to keep us all […]

Kingston Happenings Restaurant Guide: Find Local Takeout and Delivery Options

Kingston Happenings has long been a valued resource to the community for promoting local organizations and businesses. In this time when we all need to support each other, we have come up with another way to lend a hand. We will continue to leverage our social media channels to make people aware of new developments, […]

P.A.U.S.E.: Governor Cuomo’s New York State COVID- 19 Pandemic Action Plan for Individuals

Reprinted from governor.ny.gov Effective as of 8PM March,22 2020, individuals are urged to comply with the following orders from the Governor’s office as part of New York State’s P.A.U.S.E. (Policies Assure Uniform Safety for All) plan. Governor Andrew M. Cuomo “We know the most effective way to reduce the spread of this virus is through […]

Amid COVID-19 Pandemic, Governor Cuomo, Governor Murphy, Governor Lamont and Governor Wolf Direct Temporary Closure of Barber Shops, Nail and Hair Salons and Related Personal Care Services Effective by 8pm Saturday

Follows Directive Monday Limiting Crowd Capacity for Recreational & Social Gatherings to 50 People – Temporary Closure of Movie Theaters, Gyms and Casinos as well as On Premise Service at Restaurants & Bars Follows Temporary Closure of All Indoor Portions of Retail Shopping Malls, Amusement Parks & Bowling Alleys – Effective by 8 PM Thursday Part […]

Families First Coronavirus Response Act Passed to Benefit the Vulnerable

Introduced in House (03/11/2020) by Rep. Nita M. Lowey [D-NY-17] Families First Coronavirus Response Act This bill responds to the coronavirus outbreak by providing paid sick leave and free coronavirus testing, expanding food assistance and unemployment benefits, and requiring employers to provide additional protections for health care workers. Specifically, the bill provides FY2020 supplemental appropriations […]

New York State Announces New Compensation and Sick Leave Legislation to Address Coronavirus Crisis

Governor Cuomo Announces Three-Way Agreement with Legislature on Paid Sick Leave Bill to Provide Immediate Assistance for New Yorkers Impacted By COVID-19 The Governor and Legislature have an agreement on a bill guaranteeing job protection and pay for New Yorkers who have been quarantined as a result of novel coronavirus. The bill also includes the permanent comprehensive […]

New York State Announces Restrictions to Restaurants and Bars Among Other Restrictions

Amid Lack of Federal Direction, Governor Cuomo, Governor Murphy and Governor Lamont Announce Regional Approach to Combatting COVID-19 The three States will limit crowd capacity for recreational and social gatherings to 50 people – effective by 8 PM tonight Restaurants and bars will close for on premise service and move to take-out and delivery only effective 8 PM tonight Movie theaters, […]

City of Kingston, NY State of Emergency

City of Kingston Declares a State of Emergency, For other up to date information, please refer to the Ulster County executive’s web page: https://ulstercountyny.gov/news/executive Mayor Noble Limits Access to Public Buildings KINGSTON, NY – Mayor Steve Noble has declared a State of Emergency in the City of Kingston. Noble also announces that the City of […]

2020 St. Patrick’s Day Events in Kingston

St Patrick’s Day in the Kingston area is the signal that the dreary, dank, winter has lasted long enough and it’s time to get into a green frame of mind and there are plenty of celebrations spawned by this Irish-inspired holiday.