Almanac Weekly’s calendar of events (May 29-June 5)

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Note to our readers: Every page marks a different date in our online Almanac Weekly calendar of events.  The weekly post includes: premier listings on the first page; the events for Thursday on page 2; Friday on page 3; Saturday on page 4; etc.

How to get your event in Almanac Weekly’s calendar:

If you’d like to submit information about an upcoming event for publication in our popular calendar of events, please e-mail a single-spaced, plain-text document file to Donna Keefe, our calendar manager, at Send the name of the event, time, date, location of event, a telephone number (for publication) and admission charge (specify if free). A brief description is helpful, too. Events are published in the newspaper as a community service and on a space-available basis. Almanac Weekly’s calendar is printed on Tuesdays, so we must receive all entries no later than the previous Friday at noon. If you’d like to speak with Donna directly, call (845) 334-8200 ext. 104.



premier listings

Silent Art Auction to Benefit Stone Ridge Library Restoration Project. For details : or 687-7147. Marbletown Community Center, 3564 Main St, Stone Ridge.

Clearwater 2014 Spring Sail Schedule Now Posted. Now Accepting Group Applications for Spring and Summer Sails. Info:

Coming Soon! Short Film Concert! Asbury Shorts will return for a fourth year on 6/14. A presentation of the world’s best short films. Guest Host: Kimberly Kay. Info: 718-510-6929 or www.brownpapertickets. Rosendale Theatre, Main St, Rosendale.

Register Now! “Preserving Land and Community, ” A one-week writing enrichment program for students ages 12-16 wishing to explore nature, history, and issues of conservation and land preservation. July 28-August 1st, 9am-3p.m.Info: or 943-8437. South Middle School, Newburgh, $295.

Senior Nutrition/Dining Program.Ulster County Office of the Aging. Operates Senior Dining Sites throughout the county, which offer nutritious, hot meals. Open Mon, Wed & Fri, 11:30-12pm. Please call the site between10 a.m. and noon the day before you plan to attend. Info: 336-7112. Kingston Mid-town Neighborhood Center, 467 Broadway, Kingston, $3 /suggested donation.

Sign Up Now! Summer Shakespeare Intensives: Group Three: July 21-August 3. 14-17 yrs old. Much Ado About Nothing. Director, Lesley Sawhill. Info: www.New Genesis New Genesis Productions, 23 Vision Path, West Shokan.

Sign Up Now! The Bard Warm-UP (6/22). This pre-intensive warm-up is for everyone involved with the Summer Shakespeare Intensive. An opportunity to grasp an overview of the selected plays and to participate in an informalaudition with the directors. Info: www.New Genesis New Genesis Productions, 23 Vision Path, West Shokan.

Sign Up Now! Summer Shakespeare Intensives: Group One: June 29-July 13. 7-12 yrs old. Midsummer Night’s Dream.Director, Emma Leigh Info: www.New Genesis New Genesis Productions, 23 Vision Path, West Shokan.

Gear up for SPARC’s 15th Annual Stewart State ForestBike Tour (6/1). Start time: 9am. Info: or Stewart State Forest, Weed Rd Entrance, Rock Tavern, $40,

Offerings at White Crane Hall: A Remote Viewing Training (one of the best methods for developing psychic perception skills) May 31, 12:30-4:30pm. $70. Also offered: Reiki I - 6/ 6, 6-9:30pm & 6/7, 12-3:30pm. $110 forboth.The two workshops for Reiki II -6/20, 6-9:30pm & 6/21, 12-3:30pm. $110 for both. Reiki is both a healing modality & a path to deeper awakening.Info:389-2431 White Crane Hall, (77 Cornell St. Kingston, Suite 116), Kingston.

Country Living Fair Coming to Rhinebeck( 6/6-6/8)!Three days of cooking, crafting, DIY demonstrations, editor and design expert appearances, aswell as locally-sourced, artisanal food, shopping - featuring more than 200 vendors offering antiques, gifts, home décor& jewelry. Dutchess County Fairgrounds, Rt 9, Rhinebeck, $13 /adv, $40 /3-day pass, $20 /door. Info: 866-500-FAIR & or

Call for Submissions: 2014 NEWvember New Plays Festival. Deadline 6/30. Info: or Carpenter Shop Theater, 60 Broadway, Tivoli.

Register Now. ‘Handshake Across the Hudson’ (6/1). 3rd Annual World Record attempt. Seeking 3, 000 participants. A fundraising event. Register at: The Walkway Over the Hudson, Poughkeepsie, $10 /adult, $5 /6-12.

Intimate Works on Paper (5/30, 6pm). Featuring a trendy group show of Artists’ Books & Prints, from the shelf to the wall, now on view through June 22. Pre-register for a special Art of Bookbinding workshop on Sunday, June 8th. Details at or 917-412-4134. Intima Gallery, 196 Main St, Saugerties.

Reserve Now! 8th Annual Tour of Homes in the Town of Catskill. Held 6/7 from 10a-4pm. Proceeds from the sale of the tour tickets support the Greene County Historical Society, Bronck Museum and Vedder Research Library. Info:518-731-1033 or Kiskatom Reformed Church, Rte 32, Palenville, $20.

Register Now! High Meadow School Classes: Saturday mornings from 9:30 to 12 with Pablo Shine teaching Beginning Drawing, Monday classes from 6- 8:30 with Joe O’Reilly on Bookbinding and Handmade Books and Wayne Montecalvo is teaching a class Painting on Glass on Wednesdays, June 18, 25 and Thursdays June 19, 26 from 6-9:30. We are hoping these new times and configurations may meet some of your needs. Info: 687-4855.

Register Now! SummerDance on Tour(July 28 -August 17). Expose children to the wonderful world of dance. Tuition: $850. Info: 256-9300,, or Stone Ridge.

Register Now! CaravanKids Summer Workshop (July 21-25). Expose children to the wonderful world of dance. Cost $225 half day 9am– 12:pm, $350 full day 9am– 3pm. Info: 256-9300,, or Stone Ridge.



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