Take photos with Rockin Santa Dec 15!
Get your photo taken with Rockin’ Santa on December 15th from 12p-4p at Darkside Records located at 611 Dutchess Turnpike in Poughkeepsie NY, with all proceeds going to help The Art Effect, a Poughkeepsie-based organization empowering youth in the Hudson Valley through the arts and media.
It’s a rock n’ roll spin on a classic holiday tradition. Straight from the north pole (with a quick stop at New Jersey KISS Expo 2018 in Parsippany, NJ on Dec 7-9) Rockin Santa returns to Darkside Records bringing his traditional santa suit as well as his sunglasses and rockin’ patch vest for a fun and unique event to help raise money for The Art Effect programs for young Poughkeepsie artists!
Bring your wife, your kids, pets, friends, present list and electric guitars and get your photo taken with Rockin’ Santa from 12-4pm on December 15th, 2018! Get a high-resolution digital of your photo with your donation to The Art Effect, (additional glossy printed photo options available as well).
Rockin’ Santa, aka Kiss Kringle is local to the Hudson Valley and has been performing as Santa for over 8 years for charities, NY Kiss Army get togethers, parties and two fundraisers here at Darkside Records. He has fundraised previously for EMMA's ARMY Foundation (supporting families affected by Childhood Cancer), the
Dutchess County SPCA, North East Westchester Special Recreation, Inc.(a community-based therapeutic recreation agency serving children and adults with developmental disabilities in the North-East portion of Westchester County, NY), as well as several group homes and schools in the lower hudson valley.
The Art Effect, formerly Mill Street Loft + Spark Media Project, empowers youth in the Hudson Valley through the arts and media. Our programming sequence supports the personal and professional development of youth and provides them with the tools and support necessary to explore the arts, gain meaningful experiences, and eventually excel in their chosen tracks. It is our commitment to support personal growth, self-expression, cooperation, and enhanced human services to build the creative community of the Hudson Valley.
More info: http://www.feelthearteffect.org
Darkside Records is the Hudson Valley’s largest independent record shop, located at 611 Dutchess Tpk (Rt 44 in the former OTB building) in Poughkeepsie, voted Best of the Hudson Valley ‘Best Record Store’ for two consecutive years (2015-2016). Specializing in music, movies, hifi audio equipment, CBD, gifts & more in addition to hosting regular free, all ages live events including an outdoor bazaar, van shows, open mic, coloring nights (sponsored by Hudson Valley Tattoo Co), and live music (including Mike Doughty, Andrew McMahon, Songhoy Blues, Lacuna Coil & The Felice Bros). See more all ages, free upcoming events: http://bit.ly/darksidelive
More info: http://www.darksiderecords.com