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Friday, November 28, 2008

A good day of Horrors

The roller derby team The Hudson Valley Horrors will be skating around the kitchen of the Queens Galley, 254 Washington Ave., Kingston, from 3 to 7 p.m. today.

The Horrors (love the name) will be preparing and serving produce donated by local farms for The Queens Galley's Black Friday-Thanksgiving dinner service.

Serving thousands of meals each month, The Queens Galley is open to anyone in need of a meal, three times a day. Of course, They also accept food donations.

More information on The Queens Galley can be found at http://www.thequeensgalley.org/.

The Horrors say they won't stop at whipping up holiday meals this winter.

They will host a holiday food drive on at 9 p.m. Dec. 13 at The Dubliner Irish Pub, 796 Main St. in Poughkeepsie. Promised are raffles, prizes and giveaways. Music will be provided by DJ Noops throughout the evening.

Admission is 5 cans of food or $5 at the door.

All proceeds will go to the Food Bank of the Hudson Valley.

For more information on the food bank, or for food-donation guidelines, visit http://www.foodbankofhudsonvalley.org/.

To make contributions in advance, food drive boxes will be located at the following local businesses: Hyde Park Roller Magic, 4178 Albany Post Rd./Rt. 9 in Hyde Park; and Joe's Italian Marketplace, 1083 Route 9 #44 in Fishkill.

The horrors! The horrors!

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