Almanac Weekly’s calendar of events (October 2-11)

Friday 10/3

9:45AM-10:45AM Senior Chi Kung with Corinne Mol. Meditative, healing exercise consisting of 13 movements. Open to Woodstock residents 55 and older for a $1 donation. Town Hall, Main Room, Woodstock.

11AM-2:30PM Trees and Shrubs for the Autumn Garden. Identification and landscape use of hardy shade trees and shrubs native to our region. Please bring lunch. Instructor: Amy Parrella. 151GAR368. Info: or 1-800-322-NYBG. Bard College, Gabrielle H.Reem and Herbert J. Kayden Center, Rm. 111, Annandale-on-Hudson, $149.

11:30AM-4:30PM Private Past Life Regression and Angelic Channeling First Friday of every month at Mirabai. $125 for 90 minute session. Info: 845-679-2100. Mirabai Bookstore, 23 Mill Hill Rd, Woodstock, $125 /90 minutes.

12PM-3PM Asian Art on The Hudson (10/2-7). Features over 82 pieces of artwork in various media-paintings, calligraphy, embroidery and ªtraditional Chinese ink wash art. Shown in the United States for the first time ever as a whole. Info: 845-867-7916. RobertLivingston Estate at Southwood, 726 Woods Rd, Germantown.

12:05PM-1:15PM Senior Basic Pilates with Christine Anderson. A floor work course promoting improvement of balance, coordination, focus, awareness breathing, strength and flexibility. Open to Woodstock residents 55 and older, $1 donation requested. Fire Co #1, Rt 212,

12:30PM Short Talks: The Artful Dodger, with Benjamin Ho. Info: 845-437-5237. Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, 124 Raymond Ave, Poughkeepsie.

2PM Preschool Story Fun. This story time will help foster language and literacy, mathematical and scientific thinking, and social development for ages 4-5 years. Info: 845-691-2275 or First Presbyterian Church of Highland, 26 Church St, Highland.

2:30PM Fall Meet of Northeast Blacksmiths Association. (10/3-10/5) Guest demonstrator Steve Mankowski. A hands-on instruction area and a blacksmith tool “flea market”. Weekend packages or day passes available. Info: Ashokan Center, 477 Beaverkill Rd, Shokan.

3:30PM-6PM Anime Club. New Teen program! Watch an anime, geek-out about manga and comic books, have fun with cosplay, playing games or other activities, and enjoy tasty snacks Open to middle and high schoolers. Info: 845-338-5580. Town of Esopus Library, 128 Canal St, Port Ewen.

Port Ewen.4PM Knitting Club “Knit Wits.” Saugerties Public library, Washington Avenue, Saugerties, 246-4317, x 3.

4PM-7PM Gardiner Farmers’ Market. Organic kimchi & veg pickle; organic vegetable, herb & flowering plants; organic free range meats & eggs; organic artisan breads, pastries, puffs & pierogies:local jams, jellies & candies; local honey & honey products; & Green Mtn. Energy. On-going every Friday, 4-7, thru October. Info: 484-553-4602. Rail Trail, Gardiner.

5PM-7PM Hyde Park Knights of Columbus’ Italian Night Dinner. Take outs starting at 4:30PM. Chicken Parmesan, Lasagna or Spaghetti and Meat Balls. Info: 845-229-6111. Hyde Park Knights of Columbus’, Council Hall, 1278 Route 9G, Hyde Park, $12, $6 /12 & under.

6PM-9PM Friday Blues Happy Hour. Info: 845-853-8049. No cover. 21+ and dancing is encouraged! Uncle Willy’s Tavern and Kitchen, 31 North Front St, Kingston.

6PM-6:30PM Free Open Meditation. Meets Mon-Fri, 6-6:30pm. No particular tradition or practice. Not a ‘class’. All are welcome. Just a time to join with others to meditate together. Interfaith Awakening (the little yellow house), 9 Rock City Rd, Woodstock.

6PM Yom Kippur Evening Service - Congregation Ezrath Israel. Info: 347-930-1420. Congregation Ezrath Israel, 31 Center St, Ellenville.

6PM Yom Kippur Service - Chabad of Ulster County. Info: 845-331-1176. Congregation Agudas Achim, 254 Lucas Ave, Kingston.

6:15PM Yom KippurKol NidreService - Congregation Ahavath Israel. Info: 845-338-4409 or Congregation Ahavath Israel, 100 Lucas Ave, Kingston.

6:30PM Yom Kippur Kol Nidre Service - Chabad of Mid-Hudson Valley. Info: 845-463-5801 or Mercury Grand Hotel, 2170 South Rd (Route 9, Poughkeepsie.

7PM Live @ The Falcon: Arlen Roth. Opener: Lexie Roth. Info: 845-236-7970 or The Falcon, 1348 Route 9W, Marlboro.

7PM-9PM First Fridays: Star Nation Sacred Circle. A positive, not for skeptics, discussion group for experiencers of the paranormal. Open to all dreamers, contactees, abductees, ET Ambassadors. Info: Center for Symbolic Studies, 475 River Rd, Tillson.

7PM-8:30PM Create A Better World Using the Buddhist Way. A Weekend Teaching October 3-5. Teacher: Khenpo Karma Tenkyong. The subject of this teaching is how to protect the Earth by creating a global community based on compassion. Res reqr’d. Info:845-679-5906, x3. Karma Triyana Dharmachakra, 335 Meads Mt. Rd, Woodstock, $120 /full weekend, $30 /each session.

7PM Live at Kindred Spirits: Acoustic Jazz featuring Frank Luther on bass, John Esposito on piano, Mike DeMicco on guitar, NYC saxophonist Al Guart and local guest artists. No cover or minimum! Kindred Spirits, 334 Rte 32A, Palenville, 518-678-3101.

7:30PM-11PM Wine Tasting at Robibero Winery Live music by The Mustangs. Admission includes a tasting of 5 Robibero wines, light hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar. Reg suggested. Info: 845-256-1945. Robibero Winery, 714 Albany Post Rd, Gardiner, $30.

7:30PM Live Arts Bard : Neil Gaiman in Conversation with Audrey Niffenegger. Author and artist Audrey Niffenegger (The Time Traveler’s Wife) will discuss time travel, Doctor Who, graveyards, graphic novels, pictures, and long-distance romance. Info: or845-758-7900. Bard College, Sosnoff Theater, Annandale-on-Hudson, $25, $5 /Bard community.

8PM Community Playback Theatre. Improvisations of audience stories. Info: 845-691-4118. Boughton Place, 150 Kisor Rd, Highland, $10.

8PM First Friday “Calling All Poets” Poets Marina Mati, Mike Jurkovic; open mic. Info: Howland Cultural Center, 477 Main St, Beacon, $5.

8PM Yom Kippur Kol Nidre Service - Congregation Shir Chadash. Info: 845-227-3327 or email Freedom Plains United Presbyterian Church, 1168 Rt 55, La Grangeville.

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

8PM Equivocation. Info: Center for the Performing Arts at Rhinebeck, Rhinebeck.

8PM Presentation Paradox Rocks. Free. Rock and Snow, 44 Main St, New Paltz.

8PM-9PM Historical Tours and Hidden Haunts.   Learn about the buildings that stood out from others, their past “lives”, hidden haunts and secrets. Thru 12/31. Info: 845-246-4579. The House of New Beginnings, 249 Partition St, Saugerties, $16, $13 /senior/student.

8PM The Both featuring Aimee Mann and Ted Leo w/ Elijah & The Moon. 8pm/door, 9pm show. $29-$59. Info: 845-679-4406. Bearsville Theatre, 291 Tinker St, Woodstock.

8PM Bonnie & Clyde. Book by Ivan Menchell. Lyrics by Don Black. Music by Frank Wildhorn. Directed by Jovan Bradley. Musical Direction by Amy Gustin. Info: 845-227-7855 or Cunneen-Hackett Arts Center, 12 Vassar St, Poughkeepsie, $19.95, $16.95 /senior/student, $16.95 /child.

8PM Opening Night: To Live and Die on the Upper East Side. Written by: Terence Patrick Hughes. Directed by: Claire Hewitt Raper. Info: 845-679-2079. Byrdcliffe Theater, Upper Byrdcliffe Rd, Woodstock, $20.

8PM The Philadelphia Story. Written by Philip Barry and directed by Brendan Burke. Info: SUNY New Paltz, Parker Theatre, New Paltz, $18, $16 /senior, $10 /student.

9PM SmashCrashBash!! The Virginia Gentlemen and Hill Haints. Info: The Half Moon, 48 S Front St, Hudson, $3.

9PM Riverfront Music Series. Featuring local singers and songwriters every Fri & Sat. Info: 845-876-7442. China Rose, 1 Shatzell Ave, Rhinecliff, free.

9PM Shemekia Copeland. Info: 518-828-4800 or Club Helsinki Hudson, 405 Columbia St, Hudson.



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