Lectures & Reading

Apr 1: Conversation – A Carlin Home Companion: Growing up with George Author Kelly Carlin, with Elliott Forrest, speaks about her father with rich humor and deep insight in her new book. Carlin pulls back the curtain on what it was like to grow up as the daughter of one of the most recognizable comedians of our time. Ticket includes a signed copy of her book. 8 p.m., $15-$35. • Nyack Public Library, 59 South Broadway, Nyack, 845.535.5046; www.visitnyack.org

Apr 8: Writers Omi: Reading at 3rd Floor Gallery Hear Omi’s “Spring 2017 international writers and translators in residence” read and share their work with an intimate live audience. This is the first offsite reading of 2017. Writers Omi provides residencies to international literary voices. Refreshments provided. 5 p.m. • Above Hudson Wine Merchants, 341-1/2 Warren St, Hudson, 518.392.4747; www.artomi.org

Apr 9 & 23: Gilded Age Tea & Talk: Fashion on the Titanic Enjoy tea and refreshments in the formal dining room and learn about aspects of Gilded Age history. What would you pack for your voyage on the Titanic? From fashionable first class to functional third class, examine the styles of 1912. Each guest receives the new Staatsburgh Blend, a tea custom-blended by Harney and Sons. Reservations required. 1 p.m., $30. • Staatsburgh State Historic Site, Old Post Rd, Staatsburgh, 845.889.8851; www.nysparks.com

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