Almanac Weekly’s calendar of events (January 22-31)

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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 [email protected]. 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.



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Winterfest 2015 (Saturday, January 31, 11am-3pm). Ice carving compettion, face painting, chili cookoff, treasure hunt, children’s activities & the shops will be open. Sponsored and organized by the Wurtsboro Board of Trade. Wurtsboro. Info: or

Psychic Mediums Circle with Adam Bernstein and Coryelle Kramer ( 1/22, 7-9pm). Join me for our monthly guest Mediums Circle where myself, Adam Bernstein, and one other talented Medium will deliver messages from your loved ones in Spirit in a positive setting of love and validation. This month’s message gallery will feature Psychic & Animal Communicator Coryelle Kramer. $25/person. RSVP 845-687-3693.The Opera House, 275 Fair Street #17A, Kingston.

Local Artisan and Farm Shop.The Creative Co-op has organized an indoor market with some of our local, small scale farmers   and artisans  this winter .   The Shop provide s   shoppers   access to excellent coffee, elixir, herbal supplements, soaps, chocolates, wine, and some produce. Sunday,1/25 11 am to 4 pm. Rosendale Community Center, Rosendale. Info: [email protected] or

Collaborative Music Omi Residency Program: taking place from July 23 -August 9, 2015. Application deadline is February 1, 2015. Info: Omi International Arts Center, Ghent.

Women Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse. Help release the past using gentle energetic healing techniques. Meets the first Saturday of every month from 11:30am - 1 pm, $15. For more information and to register, contact Cindy at 845-282-6400 or Cindy@RisingStarEne.

Call for Photos: Photography Now 2015 Deadline Feb. 15, 2015. Juror David Bram. Info: or 845-679-9957. Center for Photography at Woodstock, 59 Tinker St, Woodstock.

Register Now: Reiki Workshop (Level One) A Japanese form of “laying on hands” healing that relieves stress patterns while helping to bring about awakening, balance, and positive transformation. Saturday January 31, 10am-1:30pm. Info: or 845-389-2431. Shirt Factory, 77 Cornell St, #116, Kingston, $60.

Benefit - Super Sub Sandwich Sale.The Reformed Church of Saugerties, 173 Main Street, will hold a Super Sub Sandwich Sale on Sunday, February 1st . Choose between ham, turkey, mixed, or order one of each for the big game. The 12 inch subs are $8 each. All sandwiches must be pre-paid and pre-ordered by Wednesday, January 28th . Sandwiches can be picked up between 11am and 1pm on the 1st. To order or get more information, call Barbara at 845-246-5035, or Joanne at 845- 246-7084.

Red Hook Community Arts Network Gallery and Artists Collective: Call to Artists: “Works on Paper.” Send your images now for juried exhibit for March 6-April 5. Deadline is February 2, for work on or of Paper: paintings, prints, collage, drawings and sculpture, photos (that incorporate an additional art-making process -no giclees).   The juror is Kate McGloughlin, artist and director of the Woodstock School of Art.   For more information:, 7516 N. Broadway, Red Hook, NY 12571, 845-758-6575, or [email protected].

Locavore Weekend at Mohonk Mountain House (Jan. 30-Feb 1),Wired Gallery will present hundreds of locally created works ranging from fine art to fine crafts, including photography, food, spirits, crafts, and music. Locavore Weekend events are open to spa, meal, and overnight guests. Make your reservations today by calling 845-318-4645 or visit

Free “Introduction to Tibetan Buddhism” Classes: Meets 7pm every Wednesday year-round in the Amitabha Shrine Room (next to the Namse Bangdzo Gift Shop) at Karma Triyana Dharmachakra, 335 Meads Mountain Road, Woodstock.This free 90-minute program   includes 30 minutes of Quiet Sitting Meditation followed by one of eight lectures on the history, practices and principles of the Karma Kagyu tradition of Tibetan Buddhism. You may join in at any point in the 8-week curriculum. For information, contact Jan Tarlin, 845- 679-5906 ,x1012. (There will be no classes on Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas, New Year’s Eve, and New Year’s Day).

Sign Up Now! Sandy’s Celebration of Community! Any and all types of creative expression — especially the odd and quirky — are welcomed. Sign up by 2/1 for the 3/6 show. Info: 845-876-2903 or Morton Memorial Library & Community House, Rhinecliff.

Fine Wine Tasting Dinner to Benefit Girl Scout Troop #175 (1/23, 8pm). $30 per person for reserved seats. Tickets being sold at the Cafe $35 per person, 5 courses of food with wine tasting. Our Fine Wine Tasting Dinner Benefit proceeds will go toward Girl Scout Troop #175’s destination goal to St. John USVI with a target date of June 2015. For reservations please call 845-687-2699 or [email protected] High Falls Cafe at The Stone Dock Golf Club, 12 Stone Dock Road (off Canal and Berme Roads), High Falls.

Do You Need Assistance Applying for Affordable Health Insurance? Maternal-Infant Services Network, Inc. (MISN) provides Navigators to help you, your family, or your small business apply for affordable health insurance through the New York State of Health Marketplace. Appointment needed. Info: 1-800-453-4666. Newburgh.

4-H Veterinary Science Program Set to Launch 2/5. Teens ages 13 to 19. Two units in the series, with each being a five-week commitment. Unit 1 runs every Thursday from 2/5 to 3/5, while Unit 2 runs Thursdays from 3/12 to 4/9. Reg reqr’d. Info: 845-340-3990 ext. 340, SUNY Ulster, 491 Cottekill Rd, Stone Ridge, $50 /unit.




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