Almanac Weekly’s calendar of events (February 19-28)

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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.



premier listings

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.

Tuthilltown Spirits presents the 3rd installment of Booze and Books: A Spirited and Educational Experience (2/25, 7-9pm). Enjoy premium whiskies paired with complementary dishes, and meet Heather Greene, author of Whisk(e)y Distilled: A Populists Guide to the Water of Life, at Tuthill House at Mill, 20 Grist Mill Lane, Gardiner. $65 per person, includes tax & gratuity. Call 845-255-4151 for reservations.

Healthy Living with Cancer: Supper, Information and Support for creating an anti-cancer lifestyle for survivors, friends and family (5-8pm Thursday 2/26). Creative Co-op, 402 Main St. Rosendale. Donations accepted.  347-880-0310.

Talk: Aviram Rozin from Sadhana Forest in Auroville, South India speaks on “Conscious Community” (2/21, 2pm) and his years of work on reforestation and food security in India, Haiti and Kenya ( Their motto is May the forest be with you…Public welcome, voluntary donation. Matagiri,1218 Wittenberg Rd, Mt Tremper,. RSVP to [email protected] or 845-679-5358.

Save the Date! Women’s Wellness Day.In collaboration with the Kingston Library (2/28,11 am 2pm). Motivational speaker, CPR instructor, vendors, nutritionist, light lunch, give-aways, and free raffle items. Snow date is 3/7. To register, please contact Janet Hernandez at 845-567-2773. Kingston Library,55 Franklin St, Kingston.

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.

Calling all High School Students and Parents/Guardians)(2/21, 1pm). 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.

“Receiving Abundance in your Life.” Free gathering Wed evenings from 7:30 to 8:30 beginning2/25. Offering psycho-therapy powerful participation Techniques with MS. Patricia Mitchell. Rt 212 between Saugerties and Woodstock, call for address. 917-279-9546.

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.

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 pm and 4 - 8 pm; Tuesdays: 10 am- 6 pm; Thursdays: Noon - 8 pm; and Wednesdays and Fridays: 10 am - 8 pm. Sponsored By: The School of Business. Info: 845-257-2622. SUNY New Paltz, van den Berg Hall, Rooms 208C and 341, New Paltz.

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, x 335 or Hudson Valley, $70.

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.




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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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