Community Leisure

  • FEATURED ITEM

    Organ Recital Fall Schedule at Cadet Chapel
    The upcoming fall schedule for organ recitals at the Cadet Chapel are as follows:
    • Sunday, 2:30 p.m.—Capt. Brian McCarthy.
    • Dec. 8, 3:30 p.m.—61st annual Handel’s Messiah Cadet Choir, combined Choirs and Orchestra. Read More

  • OUTSIDE THE GATES

    Recycle it Right Recycling Open House
    America Recycles Day is a national event taking place every year. The Town of Highlands will celebrate from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday at the Center of Highland Falls, 274 Main Street by hosting a Recycling Open House event.
    The event will include a recycling bin raffle, composting exhibit, hands-on exercises, Repair Cafe information and giveaways courtesy of New York State Department of Environmental Conservation.
    The event is co-sponsored by The Center and the Town of Highlands Citizens Environmental Advisory Committee.

    Cornwall Presbyterian Church event
    Science and Faith—A presentation by John C. Sanford, Ph.D., geneticist, author and retired Cornell University professor, about his faith journey as a scientist from atheism to confident Christian faith and the useful principles that have guided him. Read More

  • ANNOUNCEMENTS

    Commissary hours for Thanksgiving Week
    For the week of Thanksgiving, the West Point Commissary will be open from 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Nov. 25 and we will be closed Nov. 28 and 29.

    The Bass Club at West Point
    The Bass Club at West Point is accepting new members.
    The Bass Club shares angling knowledge, conducts tournaments, promotes sustainable fishing and performs community service in support of West Point outdoor recreation.
    Membership is open to military, DOD civilians, veterans of the Armed Forces and their dependents.
    For more details, contact toddmess@aol.com or go to http://pbwimmer.wixsite.com/bassclubatwestpoint.

    Champagne Sunday Brunch at the West Point Club
    Join the West Point Club for the Champagne Sunday Brunch.
    Sunday Brunch is from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Sunday in the Pierce Dining Room. Read More

  • KACH recognizes volunteers

    On June 21, Keller Army Community Hospital recognized the Red Cross volunteers who provided assistance in six different medical departments and the front desk. The 20 volunteers provided an average of 208 volunteer hours per month, and more than 2,500 hours per year. The citation they received reads: “In recognition of the unwavering contributions you make daily in support of Keller Army Community Hospital and the West Point community. Your continuous support and willingness to devote your time has positively impacted the lives of the staff, America’s service members and their families. Your commitment to the American Red Cross volunteer program displays the true meaning of volunteerism and has been a critical contributing factor to the high level of customer service and clinical support provided by the hospital. Read More

  • West Point Band presents ‘West Point Block Party’

    The West Point Band’s Benny Havens Band will continue the Music Under the Stars concert series with a performance titled “West Point Block Party,” at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Trophy Point Amphitheater.
    The Benny Havens Band will kick off the summer with their own A-list playlist, featuring everything from classic rock and pop favorites to old school hip-hop and R&B.
    We invite all West Point families and the surrounding community to come out and enjoy an evening of carefree summer fun with live music by the Army’s favorite party band. This concert is free and open to all.
    Please RSVP by visiting westpointband.eventbrite.com. Registering for this event allows us to send you up-to-date concert information.
    Established in 1817, the West Point Band is the Army’s oldest musical organization and continues to provide world-class music to educate, train and inspire the Corps of Cadets and to serve as ambassadors of the U.S. Read More

  • Independence Day Celebration

    The West Point Band will present its annual Independence Day Celebration with fireworks at 7:30 p.m. July 6 at the Trophy Point Amphitheater. In case of inclement weather, this outdoor concert will move to 7:30 p.m. July 7. This annual favorite event is free and open to all, and will feature performances by the West Point Concert Band, the band’s field music group the “Hellcats,” and America’s favorite party band, the Benny Havens Band. Read More

  • West Point Band presents “Strike Up the Band!”

    The West Point Band will continue its Music Under the Stars concert series with a performance titled “Strike Up the Band!” at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Trophy Point Amphitheater.
    This concert of classics will include military marches and concert band masterpieces.
    In the event of inclement weather, the concert will take place at Eisenhower Hall Theatre. This performance is free and open to all. Please RSVP by visiting westpointband.eventbrite.com. Registering for this event allows us to send you up-to-date concert information.
    Strike up the band—summer is officially here. Join the West Point Band on the historic campus of the U.S. Military Academy for an evening of electrifying music and stunning views at scenic Trophy Point Amphitheater.
    As they welcome back to the stage band alumni, along with former Army band commanders retired Col. Read More

  • West Point Band kicks off “Music Under the Stars” Saturday

    The West Point Band will kick off its “Music Under the Stars” concert series with a performance by the West Point Jazz Ensemble titled “Get the Message!” at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Trophy Point Amphitheater at West Point.
    Audiences are welcome to bring picnics, visit the beautiful and historic grounds at the U.S. Military Academy, and enjoy scenic Hudson River views at sunset.
    This performance is free and open to all. Please RSVP by visiting westpointband.eventbrite.com. Registering for this event allows the Band to send you up-to-date concert information, such as weather cancellations.
    The West Point Jazz Ensemble, comprised of members of the West Point Band, is proud to present this centennial tribute to percussion master and bandleader Art Blakey. Read More

  • West Point Band kicks off “Music Under the Stars” June 8

    The West Point Band will kick off its “Music Under the Stars” concert series with a performance by the West Point Jazz Ensemble titled “Get the Message!” at 7:30 p.m. June 8 at the Trophy Point Amphitheater at West Point.
    Audiences are welcome to bring picnics, visit the beautiful and historic grounds at the U.S. Military Academy and enjoy scenic Hudson River views at sunset.

    This performance is free and open to all. Please RSVP by visiting westpointband.eventbrite.com. Registering for this event allows the band to send you up-to-date concert information, such as weather cancellations.
    The West Point Jazz Ensemble, comprised of members of the West Point Band, is proud to present this centennial tribute to percussion master and bandleader Art Blakey. Read More

  • Graduation Week, Day Activities through Saturday

    WEST POINT, N.Y.—Approximately 985 cadets will graduate from the U.S. Military Academy and be commissioned as second lieutenants in the U.S. Army on Saturday.
    The following are the main events during Graduation Week at West Point.

    Today
    10:30 a.m.—Superintendent’s Award Streamer Review, The Plain.

    1 p.m.—Superintendent’s Reception with 3rd Regiment cadets and families, Quarters 100.

    3 p.m.—Superintendent’s Reception with 4th Regiment cadets and families, Quarters 100.

    5:30 p.m.—Superintendent’s Awards and Convocation Dinner, Eisenhower Hall.

    Friday
    11 a.m.—Graduation Parade, The Plain.

    6 p.m.—Graduation Banquet, Washington Hall.

    Saturday
    10 a.m.—Graduation Exercise, commencement speaker is Vice President of the United States Mike Pence, Michie Stadium. Read More

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