Almanac Weekly’s calendar of events (February 12-21)

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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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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.

Zimmerman Family Fundraiser - Chicken Parm & Spaghetti Dinner (2,21, 5pm).  Hosted by the Highland Hose Company #1. A fire consumed the family’s entire apple storage and packing facility, this family has been extremely supportive of fire service for decades, they are in need of the communities support now.  Two seatings for this dinner, 5 & 7pm. $25/ticket.  All proceeds will go to the Zimmerman Family.  Highland Station #1, 25, Milton Ave, Highland.

The Age of Alice: Fairy Tales, Fantasy, and Nonsense in Victorian England. Exhibit to commemorate the 150th anniversary of Alice in Wonderland. Threu 6/15. Info: Vassar College, Poughkeepsie.

Free Income Tax Assistance. Times: Walk-in hours on Mondays: Noon - 2 p.m. and 4 - 8 p.m.; Tuesdays: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Thursdays: Noon - 8 p.m.; and Wednesdays and Fridays: 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.Sponsored By: The School of Business. Info: 845-257-2622. SUNY New Paltz, van den Berg Hall, Rooms 208C and 341, New Paltz.

Register Now: 3-D Underwater Worlds - Art Making with Robin Brickman (2/16). 9am - 3:30pm. Bag lunch required. Ages 5-12. Reg reqr’d. 518-828-1872, x 108 or Olana, 5720 State Route 9G, Hudson, $45.

Register Now: Olana’s ARTic Adventure for Youth! Special vacation add on . (2/17 or 2/18). 9am - 3:30pm. Bag lunch required. Ages 5-12. Reg reqr’d. 518-828-1872, x 108 or Olana, 5720 State Route 9G, Hudson, $100.

The Animal Rights Alliance (T.A.R.A.) Mobile Clinic Low-cost spay/neuter for cats. Performed by appointment only, by NY state licensed veterinarians. Fee includes spay/neuter, rabies vaccine, ear cleaning, and nail trim. Info: or 845-343-1000.

Open Call! Greetings, Photobook Artists! Info: 845-838-2880 or Application deadline must be postmarked by 2/16. Notification of acceptance by 2/23. Delivery for books & framed artwork by 3/9, 12-3pm. $25 fee. Photobook Show and BookSigning, March 14 - April 6, 2022 - a juried show. RiverWinds Gallery, 172 Main St, Beacon.

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 (3/5/2022). Deadline to register is 2/28/15. Buses will load at 6:45am and return 9:30pm. Info: 845-340-3990 ext. 335 or Hudson Valley, $70.

Exhibit: “Gallery Lev Shalem: Works from the Collection.” Select pieces. accessibly priced, from the Woodstock Jewish Congregation’s (WJC) collection of unique works of donated art are now available for special viewing, and are being offered up for sale through 3/7. Info:845-679-2218. Woodstock Jewish Congregation, 682 Glasco Tnpk, Woodstock.

Library Lover’s Raffle @ Grinnell Library. From 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 Photos: PhotographyNow 2015 Deadline Feb. 15, 2015. Juror David Bram. Info: or 845-679-9957. Center for Photography at Woodstock, 59 Tinker St, Woodstock.

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

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].

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.



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