Rockland's Community Events Information

Town of Ramapo 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony

The Town of Ramapo’s 13th Annual 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony will take place on Thursday, September 11, at 8PM, at the 9/11 Memorial Plaza which is located at the front entrance of Town Hall. In case of inclement weather, the 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony will take place at Ramapo Town Hall in the Town Council Room, 237 Route 59, Suffern, at 8PM.

Youth Helping Youth

On Saturday, Aug 23, from 11AM until 3PM, the Thiells United Methodist Church Youth Group will sponsor a fund raising event with proceeds going to a local youth in need of long-term medical care. The event takes place at the Thiells United Methodist Church, 102 Rosman Road in Thiells, NY. Featured will be activities for kids, including Carnival games, a Bouncy House, Face Painting, Raffles, Live Music, Refreshments, and more. Admission is $10 for children and includes tokens for all activities. For more info call 845-429-3590.

Rockland’s Farmers’ Markets

The Rockland County Department of Health encourages everyone to shop at on or more of these local Farmers’ Markets. They are open rain or shine through late fall. This is a chance to get fresh, affordable produce while supporting local farmers.
Haverstraw Farmers’ Market: Haverstraw Village Hall on Maple Street. Open Sundays 9AM-1PM through mid October.
Nyack Farmers’ Market: Municipal parking lot on Main Street. Open Thursdays 8AM-2PM through Nov. 26 and on Sundays 8AM-1PM through Nov. 26.
Pearl River Farmers’ Market: River Church, 253 Ehrhardt Road. Open Fridays9AM-2PM through October 31.
Piermont Farmers’ Market: Corner of Piermont Ave. and Ash Street. Open Sundays 9:30AM-3PM through Nov. 23.
Ramapo Farmers’ Market: Eugene Levy Park, 920 Rte 45 in Pomona. Open Sundays 9AM-4PM through October 26.
Spring Valley Farmers’ Market: Memorial Park community parkinglot, 1 Veterans Drive. Open Wednesdays 8:30AM-3PM through Nov. 19.
Stony Point Farmers’ Market: Stony Point Town Hall, 74 East Main Street. Open Saturdays 9AM-2PM through October 25.
Suffern Farmers’ Market: Corner of Lafayette and Orange Avenues. Open Saturdays 8:30AM-1PM through October 25.
For more information about Rockland’s Farmers’ Markets visit or call the Health Dept. at 845-364-2500.

Hi-Tor Animal Shelter Announces Extended Hours

Hi-Tor Animal Shelter has announced that, to be more accessible to the public and volunteers, it is extending its hours of operation. The animal shelter will be open to the public on the following schedule:
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 12:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: 11:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Wednesday: Closed (except to volunteers)
The shelter is located at 65 Firemen’s Memorial Dr., Pomona, NY 10970. All of Hi-Tor’s adoptable animals can be seen on its website: