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

Sunday 6/1

Mid-Hudson Adirondack Mountain Club: Wonder Lake – Patterson, NY - 6+ miles – Moderate Hike. Leader: Tom Buckley; Email leader for directions and meeting time. Info:

7AM-11AM Glasco Fire Dept Monthly Breakfast. No reservations needed. Glasco Fire Dept, 138 Liberty St, Glasco, $8, $6 /senior, $6 /age 12 & under.

8AM-3PM Beacon Flea Market. More than 50 regular and one-time vendors sell a variety of items. Info: or 202-0094. Henry Street parking lot, Beacon.

8AM Kerhonkson Fire Company Annual Golf Tournament. 8 am- Breakfast, 9 am -Tee Off. Rondout Country Club, 10 Bank St, Accord.

9AM SPARC’s 15th Annual Stewart State Forest Bike Tour. Info: or Stewart State Forest, Weed Rd Entrance, Rock Tavern, $40, $15 /14 & under, free /7 & under.

9AM Object de Junque.…. Vintage items, jewelry, clothing, organic veggies - something for everyone! Woodstock Flea Market, Maple Ln, Woodstock, 679-6744.

9:30AM Handshake Across the Hudson Walkway’s 3rd Annual World Record Event. Let’s break the record for longest handshake relay! Info: Walkway Across the Hudson, Highland, $10, $5 /6-12.

9:30AM-4PM Mohonk Preserve Singles and Sociables Outing: Sam’s Point to Minnewaska. Aged 18 and above. No reservations required. Moderate to strenuous, 12-mile hike led by Roberta Forest (750-7059.) Info: 255-0919.Minnewaska State Park Preserve, Lower Awosting Parking Lot, New Paltz, $8 /per car.

10AM Maritime Cup Regatta. Skippers Meeting 10 am, at Hudson River Maritime Museum. First flag 12 pm, club mark Hudson River. Info: or Kingston Sailing Club, Kingston.

10AM-2PM Sunday Brunch @ The Falcon: Joe Carozza Group. Info: 236-7970 or The Falcon, Route 9W, Marlboro.

10AM Hudson Highlands Nature Museum: Turtle Tales. Come learn about common turtle species and basic turtle biology. Meet some of the Museum’s native Turtles and discuss why these ancient reptiles are facing manychallenges to their existence. Info: or 534-5506 x204. Hudson Highlands Nature Museum, Outdoor Discovery Center, Muser Dr, Cornwall, $7, $5 /child.

10:30AM-12:30PM Free Meditation Practice at Sky Lake Shambhala Retreat Ctr. Meets every Sunday. Sitting and walking meditation with short teaching and discussion from Pema Chodron books or video. Free and open to the public. Contact info: 658-8556 or Sky Lake, 22 Hillcrest Ln, Rosendale.

10:30AM Mid-Hudson Adirondack Mountain Club: Canoe and Kayak on the Hudson. Must have experience. Leader: David Kaplan 876-4642. Participants must have a kayak at least 13’ long with either dual bulkheads or flotation & flotation & PFD. Info: Dutchman’s Harbor Park, Catskill.

11AM-2:30PM Catskill Animal Sanctuary Weekend Tours. Meet 300+ rescued farm animals on this beautiful 110-acre haven. Every Saturday and Sunday, through October. Info: 336-8447 or Catskill Animal Sanctuary, 316 Old Stage Rd, Saugerties.

11AM-5PM 25th Annual Old Fashioned Day. Food available at old fashioned prices. Full day of entertainment, games, demonstrations, displays, vendors, classic vehicles and firematic exercises. Info: 744-2827. Walker Valley Fire Company, 3697 Rt 52, Walker Valley.

11AM-11:30AM Experience the Presence of God’s Love Community HU Song. Regardless of your beliefs or religion, you can sing HU to open your heart to the warmth of God’s love. Followed by a Book Discussion Spiritual Wisdomon Health and Healing. Info: or 800-630-3546.

12PM-1PM Book Discussion Spiritual Wisdom on Health and Healing. Info: or 800-630-3546.By Harold Klemp, 12 - 1pm. ECK, 6 Broadhead Ave, New Paltz.

12PM-2PM Opening Reception: Summer Arts Invitational. Aa juried art exhibit showcasing works reflecting a variation of style and medium. Exhibits through 6/29. Info: 679-2218 or Woodstock Jewish Congregation,Gallery Lev Shalem, 1682 Glasco Turnpike, Woodstock.

12PM Hudson Valley LGBTQ Pride March and Rally. “Celebrating a Decade of Change.” Info: 331-5300 or New Paltz Middle School, New Paltz.

1PM Mohonk Preserve – How Did the Rope Get Up There? History and Practice of Gunks Rock Climbing. No reservations required. Info: 255-0919. Mohonk Preserve, Trapps Bridge, New Paltz, $12.

1PM-4PM Hudson Valley LGBTQ Pride March and Festival. Celebrate all afternoon with LGBTQ community members, allies, supporters, family and friends numbering in the thousands! Live music, great food, exciting vendors, activities for teens, kids and families. Info: 331-5300 or Hasbrouck Park, New Paltz.

1PM-3PM Pallet Puppet Theatre offers Spanish Puppet Lesson. Ongoing on Sundays, 1-3pm. Materials for kids provided. The Green Palette, 215 Main Street inside of the Medusa Antique Center Building, New Paltz.

1PM National Theatre Live: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time. Adapted from the award-winning novel of the same name by Mark Haddon. Info: or 518-789-0022. The Moviehouse, 48 Main St, Millerton, $20.

1PM-2PM Silent Peace Vigil by Woodstock Women in Black. Village Green, Tinker St, Woodstock, 679-7148 or

2PM “Remembering Eugene Speicher.”Hudson Valley natives who knew Eugene Speicher as an esteemed painter and a pillar of the Woodstock art colony will recall stories of Speicher and bring to life a man who was a prominent figure in his day but who has fallen into obscurity. Info: SUNY New Paltz, Dorsky Museum, New Paltz.

2PM The 8th Annual Bellefield Design Lecture. Sitting Pretty: An Illustrated History of the Garden Seat by John Danzer of Munder-Skiles. Reception, Heirloom Plant Sale and Boutique to follow in the Garden at Bellefield. FDR Home and Presidential Library and Museum, Henry A. Wallace Visitor Center, 4079 Albany Post Rd, Hyde Park, $40.

2PM Good People. David Lindsay-Abaire’s Tony-nominated play. This tale explores the troubles of a single mom struggling to make ends meet, and the fireworks that happen when she confronts a more fortunate old friend. Shadowland Theatre, 157 Canal St, Ellenville, $39.

2PM NYCA presents Peter Pan. Info: 679-6900 or Woodstock Playhouse, 103 Mill Hill Rd, Woodstock, $21 /adults, $18 /srs & students.

3PM Noises Off. Michael Frayn’s funny revelation of what can happen on the other side of the curtain. Info: 876-3080 or Center for Performing Arts in Rhinebeck, Rhinebeck, $24, $22

3PM “Flowers in the Desert.” A comedy/drama revealing love in many guises, by upstate New York playwright Donna Hoke. Info: 586-1660 or Open Eye Theater, 960 Main St, Margaretville, $18, $15

3PM-5PM New World Home Cooking Restaurant presents its 15th Monthly Art Show Opening Reception. All shows are curated by Lenny Kislin. For info call 679-8117. On exhibit will be the strongly color-accentuated paintings of two of our areas renowned abstract/realists Sara Harris and Peter Clapper and the seductively-rendered landscapes of Prue See. New World Home Cooking, Rt 212, Saugerties.

3:30PM-4:30PM Handbell and Organ Concert. Concert to benefit 2 members of the handbell choir who will be attending the International Youth Festival sponsored by Atlantic Bridge held this summer in the Czech Republic. Free will offering. Info: 338-7722. Fair St. Reformed Church, 209 Fair St, Kingston.

4PM Author Event: David Soman, author of Three Bears in a Boat.Co-author and Illustrator of the bestselling ‘Ladybug Girl’ Series . This is the first picture book Soman has written and illustrated himself. Info: 876- 0500. Oblong Books & Music, 6422 Montgomery St, Rhinebeck.

4PM-8PM Party-After-Pride. Live music by all-women rock band Sister Funk, rocking grooves by Superior Sounds (featuring Prephab and DJ Ryan), and rooftop dancing by you. Info: 331-5300 or Joe’s East West, Main St, New Paltz.

4PM Rails to the Catskills. New documentary film, by Tobe Carey. The story of the historic railroads that brought passengers to the northern and southern Catskill hotels and boarding houses and carried milk, lumber and and materials to market. Info: or 518-589-6657.Mountain Cinema, Hunter.

4PM-6PM Woodstock Community Drum Circle. Drummers on The Green are hosted by Birds of a Feather. Singers & dancers are all welcome. Bring your drums and percussion instruments. On-going on Sundays, 4-6pm. Village of Woodstock.

6PM-8PM Rainbow Chorus Rehearsal. No auditions and sight reading not required. If you can carry a tune, the Mid-Hudson Valley’s LGBTQ and LGBTQ-friendly chorus needs you. Soprano, alto, tenor, bass—allvoices needed. Rehearsals every Sunday, 6-8pm. Info: or 845-353-8348. LGBTQ, 300 Wall St, Kingston.

6PM Swing Dance Beginners Lesson. 6:30pm-9pm to DJ’d music. Info: or 454-2571. Arlington Reformed Church, 22 Raymond Ave, Poughkeepsie, $10, $6 /fulltime student.

6:30PM-9PM Swing Dance to The Deane Machine. Dance to DJ’d music. Info: or 454-2571. Arlington Reformed Church, 22 Raymond Ave, Poughkeepsie, $10, $6 /fulltime student.

7PM Live @ The Falcon: World PeaceDay Benefit for Chief Lookinghorse. Bethany & Rufus, Claudia Acuna, Trapps. Info: 236-7970 or The Falcon, Route 9W, Marlboro.

7:30PM Clybourne Park. Play by Bruce Norris. Directed by Sande Shurin. Not recommended for children. Info: 679-7900. Mescal Hornbeck Community Center, Rock City Rd, Woodstock, $20, $15 /senior/student.

8PM Marji Zintz. Info: 679-3484. Harmony Café @ Wok ‘n Roll, 50 Mill Hill Rd, Woodstock.



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