Almanac Weekly’s calendar of events (March 5-14)

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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


Theater Improv Games for Everyone. Access the joyful, fearless you using Keith Johnstone’s methodology! Starts April 2nd, 7:30-9:30pm, four classes $100, uptown Kingston. Space limited. Call Kathleen Donovan to register at 845-684-5219.

Capital District Garden & Flower Show (3/27-3/29). Over 17,000 square fee of designed, fully blooming landscape exhibits. Gardens are packed with shrubs, mature trees, colorful flowers & tranquil water features.Plus 150 garden themed exhibits, wine tastings, & hourly lectures and cooking demonstrations. All offered free with paid admission. Partial proceeds benefit Wildwood Programs. Hudson Valley Community College, McDonough Sports Complex, Troy.Advance sale tickets online $10, door/$12.

Come See The Dogs ! AKC Dog Show Conformation and Obedience.. Sponsored by Monticello NY Kennel Club. Friday & Saturday March 6 and 7, 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Hudson Valley Sports Dome, 240 Milton Turnpike, Milton, NY 12547. 1 Mile off Route 9W. Parking $5.

Concert: For Tibet with Love, featuring Tenzin Choegyal, Jesse Paris Smith, Nhuchhe Narayan & Friends(3/14,8pm). Table seating with refreshments. Tickets $20. Buy online at or call 845-383-1774. The Tibetan Center, 875 Route 28, Kingston.

Phoenix Rising: A Transformational Workshop using imaginative journeying and movement/sound to release disfunctional patterns and birth wondrous, vital expressions of your Self. Saturday, March 14th, 10am-4pm, $100, Phoenicia. Taught by Kathleen Donovan and Darlene Van de Grift. No experience necessary. Call 845-684-5219.

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. Thru 6/15. Info: Vassar College, Poughkeepsie.

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.

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.

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.

Audition Notice: “Our Country’s Good.” Open auditions on 3/14 and 3/15. Paid acting positions for both Equity and Non-Equity actors. There are 7 male and 4 female roles, all types, ages and ethnicities are sought. Set-up an interview/audition appointment with thedirector at [email protected] or 845-679-0154. Woodstock Reformed Church, 16 Tinker St, Woodstock.

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.

Call for Artists’ Submissions- The Stories We Tell, the 2015 edition of the Hudson Valley Artists series. The deadline for artist submission is 3/23. Web: SUNY New Paltz, The Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, New Paltz.

Hatmaker’s Attic Productions, Inc. is seeking submissions of original plays from the Newburgh area for 2015’s Newburgh Illuminated festival. Deadline to submit: 4/1. Manuscripts can be submitted electronically to [email protected] The Lobby at The Ritz, Newburgh.

Annual Free Pheasant Rearing Opportunity for Youth. Deadline for orders 3/11. Day-Old Pheasant “Raise & Release” program have the unique opportunity to experience rearing pheasants and releasing them into the wild. Info: [email protected] Cornell CooperativeExtension Sullivan County, Gerald J. Skoda Extension Education Cente, 64 Ferndale-Loomis Rd, Liberty.

Talk: “The World Within,” (3/12,6:30-8:30PM ). An inquiry into the truth of the divisive nature of the human mind, its impact on relationship, and its connection with society and the world. Presented by The Krishnamurti Foundation of America. Info: 845-514-0194. Woodstock Town Hall, Woodstock, free.

Sign Up Now: Tractor Safety Certification Course Deadline to register is March 13. The course meets March 19, 24, 26, 31, and April 2 at 7 pm at the Stone Ridge Firehouse. Space is limited to the first 20 paid registrants. Info: 845-340-3990, or Stone Ridge Firehouse, Stone Ridge, $45.



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