Tuxedo Park open house is Oct. 6 TUXEDO PARK Tuxedo Park School will hold an open house on Wednesday, Oct. 6, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Guests will tour the building, visit classes in session, meet the students, faculty, and parents that make up the Tuxedo Park community, and hear about tuition assistance and busing that is available. Call 351-4737 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. Mandlebaum joins Hudson Valley Economic Development Corp. Warwick Jonah Mandlebaum, president of Warwick Properties, Inc., has joined the Hudson Valley Economic Development Corp. Board of Directors. “Jonah has been a major player in the real estate market for the past quarter of a century, particularly in the area of spearheading inroads for high quality senior housing,” said Mike Oates, HVEDC’s President. “He is widely respected not only in his profession but in his many other community endeavors.” Mandlebaum is president of several other business properties including: MJJ Builders Corporation and Devon Management. He is in the process of completing a joint venture with Ellenville Hospital, building 142 units of senior housing next to the facility. He also serves on the Orange County Water Authority and recently won the Human Rights Commission Award. Call 220-2244 for more information. One pound bag of Dunkin’ Donuts to be given to blood donors Blood donors will receive a complimentary one pound bag of Dunkin’ Donuts coffee when they donate blood or platelets on Monday or Tuesday, Sept. 27 or 28, at Community Blood Services’ Warwick or New Windsor donor centers. All blood types are needed, especially O negative, A negative and B negative,. Donors can donate at the Warwick center, 20 Grand St. near the Mount Alverno Center, on Monday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. or at the New Windsor center, 63 Beaverbrook Rd., Suite 304, on Tuesday from 1 to 6:30 p.m. Walk-ins are also welcome but an appointment is needed to donate platelets. For more information, or to make an appointment to donate, visit www.communitybloodservices.com or call 220-2030. Workshop will focus on careers in the arts Sugar Loaf The Orange County Arts Council continues its series, “What Every Artist Wants to Know, but is Afraid to Ask” with “So You Want a Career in the Arts?” scheduled for Tuesday, Sept. 28, from 6:30 to 9 p.m. The workshop, sponsored by Jacobowitz and Cubits, will be held at the arts council office, located at 23 White Oaks Drive in Sugar Loaf. This workshop is free of charge for high school and college students (with ID) and members of the council, and $15 for the general public. Panelists are the event will be from a variety of fields: music, theatre, dance, visual arts, literature, fashion design, technical theatre, film and photography. The workshop, expanded to two-and-a-half hours, includes a 60 minute presentation by the panelists, a 60 minute session of small group discus-sion, and a 30-minute Q&A. For more information or to register contact Susan Linn at 469-9168 or visit www.ocartscouncil.org. Classes to help parents and caregivers Monroe This fall, Cornell Cooperative Extension is offering two series to help parents and caregivers learn more about their children and themselves. The first series will be held at Pine Tree Elementary School, located at 156 Pine Tree Road in Monroe, on four Thursdays, Sept. 30, Oct. 7, 14 and 21, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. The second series will be held at the George Robinson Center, located at 379 Mt. Hope Road in Middletown, on five Tuesdays, Oct. 19, 26, Nov. 9, 16 and 23 from 10 a.m. to noon. The fee for each series is $30/family. Call Cornell Cooperative Extension at 344-1234 to register or to speak with one of the parenting educators.