It’s the 5th annual Open Your Heart Cocktail Concert to benefit The Children’s Home of Poughkeepsie this Friday, April 7 from 6-9 pm at The Grandview in Poughkeepsie.

The evening begins with a cocktail party featuring hors d’ouevres and an open bar and continues with a 45 minute long musical performance, seated dessert and champagne.  Performing this year is Neil Berg’s 100 Years of Broadway, a performance that recreates the greatest moments from the finest Broadway shows of the century featuring the actual stars of shows such as The Phantom of the Opera, Les Miserables, CATS, Jesus Christ Superstar, and Jekyll & Hyde. The performance will feature Rita Harvey, Richard Todd Adams and Neil Berg who will light up the stage with songs from hit shows in which they starred.

Boris and I work with The Children’s Home of Poughkeepsie every year during our holiday gift card drive.  We think they are a great organization with a rich history in the Hudson Valley. For more information about the Open Your Heart Cocktail Concert visit the website at

Champagne glasses
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