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

Tuesday 6/3

7AM Minnewaska State Park Preserve: Early Morning Birders. Designed for birding enthusiasts or those just looking to learn the basics, this series will offer various outings led by experienced birding volunteers and park naturalists. Minnewaska State Park Preserve, Main Entrance, Gardiner.

8AM-6PM Amma Sri Karunamay. Silent Meditation. Instruction in meditation, yoga, chanting, Amma’s divine discourse. Vegetarian lunch provided. Info: 679-4406 or Bearsville Theatre, 291 Tinker St, Bearsville.

9AM-10AM Senior Dance Exercise with Inyo Charbonneau. An emphasis is on fun while benefiting from strengthening and aerobic exercise. Open to Woodstock residents 55 and older, $1 donation requested. Mescal Hornbeck Community Center, 56 Rock City Rd, Woodstock.

9:15AM-11:15AM Senior Art with Judith Boggess. 55 and older. Sept. thru June. $80. Drop-in $5 per class. 657-581. American Legion, Mountain Rd, Shokan.

9:30AM Serving and Staying in Place. SSIP/New Paltz. Regular Tuesday social breakfast meeting for seniors who want to remain in their own home and community. Info: 255-5970. Plaza Diner, New Paltz.

9:30AM Serving and Staying in Place, SSIP/New Paltz. Regular Tuesday social breakfast meeting for seniors who want to remain in their own home and community. Info: 255-5970. Plaza Diner, New Paltz.

10AM-11:30AM Parkinsons Exercise Class w/ Anne Olin. St. John’s Episcopal Church, Kingston, 679-6250.

10AM-8PM Kingston Library Annual Budget Vote and Trustee Election. All persons registered to vote in the City of Kingston can participate. Kingston Library, Community Room, Kingston.

10:30AM-12:00PM Shavuot/Tikkun L’eil Shavuot Study. Dr. Paul Cooper will be giving the teaching on the Book of Ruth titled “Ruth: a Tale That Spans the Ages” with participation from Rabbi Yael Romer. Info: 338-4271. Temple Emanuel, 243 Albany Ave, Kingston.

10:30AM Babies & Books Storytime. For ages 0-2. Info: or 338-5580. Town of Esopus Library, 128 Canal St, Port Ewen.

11AM-12PM Bounce! Trampoline Sports Special Toddler Time. This separate time gives parents and caregivers a chance to play with their little ones, ages 2 – 5, in a quieter setting. Reservations must be made in advance. Info: or 206-4555. Bounce! Trampoline Sports, 2 Neptune Rd, Poughkeepsie, $10 /parent/child/hour, $8 /additional child/hr.

12PM-6PM Spirit Guide Readings with psychic medium Adam Bernstein. First Tuesday of every month. Receive intuitive guidance and receive messages from spirit guides and deceased loved ones and benefit from thewisdom they have to offer. Info: 679-2100. Mirabai Books, 23 Mill Hill Rd, Woodstock, $75 /1 hour, $40 /half hour.

1PM Petite Picasso Preschool Art Program. Info: 758-3241 or Red Hook Library, 7444 South Broadway, Red Hook.

5:30PM-7:30PM New Paltz Chamber After Hours Mixer. RSVP: 255-0243. Gadaleto’s, 246 Main St, New Paltz, $10.

5:30PM Phoenicia Community Choir. Prepare choral music for concerts as well as singing with the Phoenicia Festival of the Voice. No auditions, no need to read music, give it a try! Info: 688 5759. Wesleyan Church, Main St, Phoenicia.

6PM-7:15PM Mohonk Preserve – Evening Yoga at the Pavilion. The series will focus on Vinyasa Yoga for beginner and intermediate students. Sign up for individual classes, any 9 classes, or the full series. Bring your own mat and water. Rain or Shine. Ages 12 and up. Reservations are required. Info: 255-0919. Mohonk Preserve, New Paltz, $180 /18 classes, $95 /9 classes, $12 /per class.

6PM-9PM Cosmos and Cupcakes. Info: Anthony’s Pier 9, New Windsor.

6PM-7PM Free Meditation Practice at Sky Lake Shambhala Retreat Ctr. Meets every Tuesday, 6-7. Meditation instruction available. Free and open to the public. Contact info: 658-8556 or Sky Lake , 22 Hillcrest Ln, Rosendale.

7PM-8:30PM Singing Just for Fun! New Paltz Community Singers. Everyone welcome, everyone gets to choose songs. Going 20+ years. Meets 2nd and 4th Tuesdays. Info: Quaker Meeting House, 8 N. Manheim Blvd, New Paltz.

7PM Blues & Dance Party with Big Joe Fitz. Info: 687-2699 or High Falls Cafe, Stone Dock Golf Club, High Falls.

7PM-10PM Jazz Jam. Every Tuesday, 7-10pm. 452-3232. The Derby, 96 Main St, Poughkeepsie.

7PM-9PM Open Mic. On-going, Tuesdays, 7-9pm. Inquiring Minds Bookstore, 200 Main St, Saugerties, 246-5775.

7PM Women’s Barbershop Chorus Open House. Do you love to sing, perform and meet new people? Receive free vocal / singing lessons. Experience the joy of 4 part a capella harmony. Info: St. Andrews Episcopal Church, 110 Overlook Rd, Poughkeepsie.

7PM-8:30PM Weekly Opportunity Workshop . Meets every Tuesday night, 7pm-8:30pm.Free to attend: learn how to help the environment, raise funds for non-profit organizations, and save money over time! Novella’s, 2 Terwilliger Ln, New Paltz.

7PM-8PM Alateen Meeting. Alateen is for kids affected by someone else’s drinking. Open to ages 7-19. 2 Certified New York State Alateen Sponsors. Info: 594-2864 or Overlook United Methodist Church, Woodstock.

7PM QSY Society Amateur Radio Club Meeting. This month’s topic is Field Day. Info: or East Fishkill Community Library, 348 Rt 376, Hopewell Junction.

7:30PM-9:30PM Life Drawing Sessions On-going on Tuesday and Thursdays. Info: or 255-1559. Unison Arts Center, 68 Mountain Rest Rd, New Paltz, $13, $48 /4 classes.

7:30PM Palestine Stories Presentation: Freedom Busby Ben Rivers, co-founder of the Freedom Bus, will speak about The Freedom Theatre’s use of Playback Theatre and cultural activism within the broaderpopular struggle movement.Performers from Hudson River Playback Theatre will be on hand to reflect audience Deyo Hall, 6 Broadhead Ave, New Paltz.

8PM The Gold Hope Duo. Harmony Café @ Wok ‘n Roll, 50 Mill Hill Rd, Woodstock, 679-3484.



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