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Rockland County Pride Weekend

http://RocklandPrideCenter.orgThe new Rockland County Pride Center is the heart and home of the LGBT community, celebrating unity and inspiring social change. Celebrate Pride Weekend June 9 – 11 and join over 3,000 people to help celebrate lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people who live, work and play in Rockland County.

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Get Back to Living and Stop Suffering with Chronic Illness and Pain

When you are suffering with chronic illness or pain, it is important to discover and treat the root causes. With Functional Nutrition and a "whole body/ whole life" approach Alain Mass, MD and Naomi Mass, CHHC, FNLP can help. They specialize in helping individuals recover from Lyme disease, mold toxicity, hormonal imbalance and brain fog.

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Together…Breathe: New Yoga Studio Opens in Gardiner

Liz Glover Wilson, yoga instructor and artist, is excited to announce that her yoga studio and holistic studio, Stone Wave Yoga in Gardiner, opens this month. A recent immersion yoga teacher training course helped her realize her goals with her new business.

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Celebrate Art with Garner Arts Center

Garner Arts Festival celebrates art with exhibitions, performances, open studios, workshops and demonstrations throughout 14 acres of pre-Civil War industrial spaces on May 20 and 21, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., rain or shine.

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New Name, New Location for Low Chemical/Organic/100% Cruelty Free Hair Salon

The latest innovation in salons has 'taken root' just minutes across the Pearl River border. ColoRush Hair & Color Salon, formerly, The Dunes Salon, in Nanuet and Nyack, has moved to their new location just minutes away, in Park Ridge, NJ. ColoRush remains 100% cruelty free, only using products with no animal testing. In addition, they have met the demand for salon service division, knowing often, there is no need, time, desire or budget for a full service salon experience. Responding immediately to the changing economy, ColoRush has lowered the cost barrier to color treatment services, offering expert hair coloring, corrective coloring and artistic hair cutting with budget minded price ranges and DIY blow dry stations for those who need to color and go!

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Strike a Pose for Mother Earth on Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day this year will take on a twist when hundreds gather to celebrate Mother Earth and to support Keep Rockland Beautiful. Motivated by the desire to spread the word to a larger audience about the importance of ‘green’ initiatives, Keep Rockland Beautiful will host a unique event – the longest yoga tree pose chain on Sunday, May 14 at 3 p.m. at Rockland Lake State Park.

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Online Marketplace Features Rondout Valley Region Products

Rondout Valley Organics (RVO), an online marketplace for local foods, proudly offers flavorful, fresh products grown in the Rondout Valley region all year round. RVO members have year-round access to produce, meats, cheeses, eggs, seedlings and more from a variety of area producers.

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Mother’s Day Fair and New Yoga Program at Wholeness Center

“The Wholeness Center has evolved in so many ways since opening its doors in December. We are so excited to announce our Wholehearted Yoga Program. We will be offering yoga for everyone in the community including beginners, seniors, kids, men’s stretch, mommy & me, buff bones (known for its therapeutic properties), Melt Method and open level,” shares co-founder Ariana Breganti. They invite all levels to come and try some of their classes for free in the month of May (must register in advance).

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New Natural Awakenings App

The Natural Awakenings healthy living, healthy planet lifestyle app has been upgraded with a brand-new look and updated features. The changes to the free app, which has already been downloaded by 40,000-plus users, will make keeping up with the best choices for a green and healthy lifestyle easier than ever.

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Open House for Summer Play Camp

Summer Play Camp holds endless possibilities for adventure and exploration. Children have time to pause, wonder, play and make friends. The quintessential antidote to the often hurried pace of a busy school year, Summer Play offers a healthy balance. Children can discover their passions and also decompress, engaging in a variety of hands-on, creative and playful activities. Playgrounds abound and there are enough magical play spaces for the most vivid imaginations. Children can build fairy houses, learn to play the ukulele, make pickles, and snuggle with a floppy eared bunny. All campers age nine and up experience a weekly nature hike at area trails, lakes and parks – quite often a highlight of the week.

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