Almanac Weekly’s calendar of events (Jan. 29-Feb. 7)

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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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Call for Photos: Photography Now 2015 Deadline 2/15. 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 ( 2/1). 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.The Reformed Churchof Saugerties, 173 Main St, Saugerties.

Red Hook Community Arts Network Gallery and Artists Collective: Call to Artists: “Works on Paper.” Send your images now for our 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).   Our 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, E-mail: [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.W Locavore Weekend events are open to spa, meal, and overnight guests. Make your reservations today by calling 855-318-4645 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. For information, contact Jan Tarli n,845- 679-5906 ,x1012.

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.

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, x. 340, or SUNY Ulster, 491 Cottekill Rd, Stone Ridge, $50 /unit.

Collaborative Music Omi Residency Program: taking place from 7/23 -8/9. Application deadline is February 1, 2015. Info: Omi International Arts Center, Ghent.

Library Lover’s Raffle @ Grinnell Library (2/1 through 2/28). $1.00 for a ‘Love My Library’ heart. Each ‘heart’ will enter the donor into a Library Lovers Raffle for a chance to win a ‘Sweetheart Basket’. Raffle will be draw on 2/28 @ 12 noon Info: 845-297-3428. Grinnell Library, 2642 East Main St, Wappingers Falls.

Call for Art. Artwork that depicts love as a theme for a Valentine Day Art Exhibit. Art must be submitted by 2/10. Info: 845-658-4136. Transndancendrum, 415 Main St, Rosendale.

Traveling Passenger Pigeon Exhibit at MCS. An exhibit on the life and tragic extinction of the passenger pigeon is now on view in the hallway near the gymnasium. It can be seen through February 13. Info: Margaretville Central School, Margaretville.

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.

Register Now! Ulster County Animal Response Team (UCART) Meeting for Volunteer(2/10). RSVP by emailing [email protected] or calling 845-379-1098. Info: Ulster Fire/Rescue Training Center, 259 Ulster Landing Rd, Kingston.

Children’s Call for Performances of A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Ajkun Ballet Theatre is looking for young dancers (Pre-K to Young Teens) for a summer production. Rehearsals and performances will run from August 3 throughout August 15, 2022 at The EGG Performing ArtsCenter in Albany. Info: [email protected] or 646-368-9800. Albany.

Register Now! 186th PHS Philadelphia Flower Show Bus Trip (3/5) .Deadline to register is 2/28/15. Buses will load at 6:45am and return 9:30pm. Info: 845-340-3990,x 335 or Hudson Valley, $70.

4-H Veterinary Science Program Set to Launch (2/5). For 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: 340-3990, x340, or SUNY Ulster, 491 Cottekill Rd, Stone Ridge, $50 /unit.

Calling all High School Students & Parents/Guardians (2/21, 1pm). Hosted by Christopher Seubert, Studio Art Instructor & Coordinator of Academic Travel, SUNY Ulster WSA Instructor of Painting & Drawing Woodstock School of Art, 2470 Rt 212, Woodstock.




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  1. Do you publish something like the Almanac for Dutchess County?

    • Yes, Almanac Weekly is on newsstands every Thursday, tucked inside each issue of our sister papers, Woodstock Times, New Paltz Times, Saugerties Times & Kingston Times, but it is also distributed a stand-alone publication throughout Ulster, Dutchess, Columbia & Greene counties.
      It includes events and interesting things to do from all those areas.

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