Pearl River Patch works to keep readers informed of the events in town, but this weekend certainly presents a challenge.
It's not that there is another event starting every hour on the hour, but it certainly seems that way.
Here is one more roundup of events going on in Pearl River today and Sunday, listed by their start times.
St. Margaret Church is holding a Blue Mass, so called for the color of the uniforms of police officers and firemen as well as the priest's vestments. Civil servants are members of the military are asked to wear their dress uniforms.
Mass will be followed at 10:45 a.m. by the dedication of the restored 9/11 Memorial near the entrance to St. Margaret School. This will include a speech by parishioner Andrew Hawkins, a Nanuet High School senior who designed and coordinated the construction of the new memorial for his Eagle Scout project.
The Pearl River School District's Special Ed PTA is holding its annual chili cook-off Saturday at the Central Avenue Field. In addition to 10 local restaurants competing for the best chili, there will be entertainment and games for the kids.
The Pearl River High School football team began its return to Section 1 Class A football with an 8-6 victory at Gorton last week. The Pirates play their home opener Saturday against Riverside (0-1), a team trying to turn things around after going 0-7 in 2010.
The St. Margaret Clothing Drive Fundraiser began Friday and continues Saturday 3:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 5 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. and before and after all Masses Sunday.
Items should be placed in plastic bags and dropped at the garage area at the parish center. Acceptable items include clean, wearable clothing, shoes, accessories (purses, belts, ties, hats), soft house hold items (bedding, curtains, towels), hard toys and stuffed animals.
Registration begins at 8 a.m. Saturday for this event on the Pfizer campus. There is a 5K run/walk at 9 a.m. and a kids run at 10 a.m. Trophies and other awards will be given out at 11 a.m.
Proceeds go to the March of Dimes.
Admission is free to this event on the Central Avenue Field. Pearl River Hook and Ladder and the Rockland Rodders sponsor this annual event. There is a fee to enter a vehicle, with proceeds going to local charities.
Beth Am Temple in Pearl River is holding a family picnic from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday at Anderson Little League Fields in Orangeburg.
The Second Annual Hudson Valley Yoga for Peace Event will be held at Vision Fitness on W. Jefferson Ave. in Pearl River. Participants are asked to arrive at 11 a.m., though the event begins at noon.
Participants around the world will perform 108 sun salutations in unison. There will also be live music and food. The suggested donation is $10, with the money going to the Rockland Family Shelter.
Yoonjung Han will perform courtesy of the Hudson Valley Piano Club's Dead Pianist Society at the Nauraushaun Presbyterian Church. Admission is $5. There will be refreshments.
The Burr Johnson Trio will put on a free performance at the Pearl River Public Library.