For an exciting event, check out this year’s Color Run, an untimed fun run for kids and adults. The race will kick off on Sat., May 19 at the Ben Winstanley Park (CVS Field) at 9 a.m. There will be music, Zumba, games, food and a lot of fun. There are “color splash zones” throughout the course so be prepared to take a lot of exciting and comical photos of colorful participants! The group is also looking for volunteers, so if you can lend a hand, please email email@example.com.
Hoboken Film Festival (In Greenwood Lake!), Take Two
The Hoboken International Film Festival will be bringing stars and entertainment to Greenwood Lake again this year. The week long film festival will take place between Fri., May 18 and Thurs., May 24. The festival takes place at three locations throughout Greenwood Lake: Thomas Morahan Waterfront Park, Greenwood Lake Elks Lodge as well as the Cove Castle Restaurant on the East Shore of Greenwood Lake. The opening night of the festival takes place at the Waterfront Park on Fri., May 18 at 6:30 p.m. Some stars who will be present that evening are Louis Gossett, Jr. (Officer and a Gentleman), Tia Carrere (True Lies, Wayne’s World), Karen McCullah (writer of Legally Blind), Martin Cove (Rambo, Karate Kid) and many others. We are looking for a few volunteers for opening night on May 18 and for the Awards Gala on May 24. For more details on the festival, see a listing of movies and to buy tickets, please visit www.hobokeninternationalfilmfestival.com.
Chamber Hosts ‘Comedy Night’ in Film Fest Tent Saturday Night at the Beach
Another exciting event happening this weekend, the GWL Chamber of Commerce is hosting a comedy night in the Film Festival’s main tent on Sat., May 19. The star is Chris Roach, a well-known comedian who is from “Kevin Can Wait.” The event is from 7 p.m. until 12 a.m. and there will be beer, wine and cider available. Tickets can be purchased online by visiting the Chambers Facebook or website. The event is for those 18 years and older only. For questions, please reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Greenwood Lake Radio – Every Friday!
Every Friday from 11 a.m. to 12 noon I host “Greenwood Lake Radio” on WTBQ, our local news and talk radio station. The show can be streamed live on www.wtbq.com or you can listen at 93.5FM or 1110AM. We accept callers who’d like to talk about any topic and you can call in at 651-1110. Tune in to hear all about Greenwood Lake this Friday and every Friday!
The above column, written by Village of Greenwood Lake Mayor Jesse Dwyer, has been published in the May 16 issue of the Warwick Valley Dispatch.