Arts and leisure digest

| 30 Sep 2011 | 08:39

    Trios Plus One to perform at church Central Valley — Music in Central Valley will present Trios Plus One on Sunday, Nov. 21, at 3 p.m. at the Central Valley United Methodist Church on Smith Clove Road. The Hudson Valley Philharmonic String Trio will play music by Haydn, Hummel and Schubert, and the Piano Quartet by Schumann. Performers include violinist Carole Cowan, violist Valentina Charlap-Evans, cellist Susan Seligman, and pianist Janice Nimetz. Admission is free with a suggested donation at the door. The church is handicapped accessible. For more information call the church office at 928-6570. SUNY Orange film series will end with ‘Trading Places’ Middletown — “Trading Places,” the 1983 comedy starring Eddie Murphy and Dan Aykroyd, will round out the six-film Fall Series on Tuesday, Nov. 30, at 3 p.m. in Harriman Hall 111 Film Theatre. The series is presented by Cultural Affairs and sponsored by the Business and English Departments of SUNY Orange. Professor of Accounting/Office Technology Thomas Stack, the 2009 Chancellor’s Award Winner for Teaching Excellence, will offer an introduction, as well as lead a post-screening discussion of the film. So, in the midst of this being an hilarious movie, the business aspect prevails. Admission is $2 general and free for all students from any institution. Questions may be addressed to 341-4891, or Wigilia dinner is Dec. 5 in Pine Island pine Island — The 20th annual Wigilia Supper sponsored by the Hudson Valley Polonaise Society will be held on Sunday, Dec. 5, at the PLAV Hall in Pine Island. This traditional Polish Christmas Eve observance will begin at 5 p.m. The celebration will feature the sharing of Oplatek, prior to a traditional meatless family-style dinner. Following the dinner, Joan Poloniak Sullivan will be honored as the 2010-2011 Hudson Valley Polonaise Society’s Polish-American Citizen of the Year. Tickets are $20 per person, and $12 for children under age 12. Reservations are required as the event is limited to 120 people. For more information or reservations, call-258-4425.