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

Sunday 3/15

9AM Reading of the Work of Jacques Lacan. Moderated by Dr. Anna McLellan, member of the Apres-Coup Psychoanalytic Association. Please call to confirm. Info: 845-876-5800. Morton Memorial Library, 82 Kelly St, Rhinecliff.

10AM Sunday Brunch @ The Falcon: The Willa McCarthy Band. Info: 845-236-7970. The Falcon, 1348 Route 9W, Marlboro.

10AM 27th Annual Shamrock Run. Registration 10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. across from Academy Green at Governor Clinton Apartments. Race starts at 12:50pm sharp. This year’s run will benefit the Caring Hands Soup Kitchen. Info: Academy Green, Albany Ave, Kingston.

10:30AM-12PM Sunday Morning Vocal Village. Personal and Collective Wellbeing through Voice, Music and a Vision for a better world. Every other Sunday thru 12/20. Info: 914-388-0632 or Unison Arts, New Paltz.

10:30AM-12:30PM Free Meditation Practice at Sky Lake Shambhala Retreat Ctr. Meets every Sunday. Sitting and walking meditation with short teaching and discussion from Pema Chodron books or video. Free and open to the public. Contact info: 845-658-8556 Sky Lake, 22 Hillcrest Ln, Rosendale.

11AM The Mid-Hudson St. Patrick’s Day Parade will be coloring Goshen green! The big event steps off from the Orange County Government Center on Main Street (Route 207) at 2 pm. Arrive early for the Open House and Children’s Workshop at the Harness Racing Museum & Hall of Fame from 11 to 1. Stay late for a pint and some Irish specialties at Goshen’s many pubs and restaurants.

12PM Jazz at the Falls - The Steve Raleigh Group. Info: 845-687-2699 or High Falls Café, 12 Stone Dock Rd, High Falls.

12PM The 140th Celebration will help support and commemorate the history of St. Mary’s. A Mass of Thanksgiving will be held followed by a Celebratory Reception at the Meadowbrook Lodge in New Windsor from 2pm to 6pm. RSVP. Info: The Church of St.Mary, 180 South St, Newburgh.

1PM-2PM Silent Peace Vigil by Woodstock Women in Black. Village Green, Tinker St, Woodstock, 679-7148 or [email protected]

1PM-3PM Artists’ Reception: “Curious Nature.” Features local photographers and photographers with a connection to the Hudson Valley. Exhibits through 4/8. Info: 845-758-1653 or American Gifts Gallery & Showroom, 62 E Market St, Red Hook.

1PM-3PM Pallet Puppet Theatre offers Spanish Puppet Lesson. Ongoing on Sundays, 1-3pm. Materials for kids provided. The Green Palette, 215 Main Street inside of the Medusa Antique Center Building, New Paltz.

2PM Honeybees in the Garden: A Dance with Evolution. Chris Harp and Grai St. Clair Rice of HoneybeeLives will give insights into the complex world of the honeybees and their health in our contemporary society. Info: 845-687-8726. Marbletown Community Center, Stone Ridge.

2PM The Little Farm Show, “The Art of Interviewing.” Info: 845-341-341-4891. SUNY Orange, Kaplan Hall, OCTC Great Room, Middletown, $5.

2PM Sunday Salon: Elyn Zimmerman, artist. Zimmerman is widely regarded as one of today’s most important sculptors working in stone. Info: Thomas Cole National Historic Site, 218 Spring St, Catskill, $9.

2PM-5PM Audition: “Our Country’s Good.” 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 the director at [email protected] or 845-679-0154. Woodstock Reformed Church, 16 Tinker St, Woodstock.

2PM Concert: Dr. Steve (Prasinos) and Pat Lamanna, singer-songwriters. Info: 845-229-7791. Hyde Park Library Annex, Hyde Park.

2PM New Paltz Musicales Concert Series Concert: Betty and the Baby Boomers.A donation of $ 10.00 per person is suggested. A brief reception withrefreshments will follow the event offering an opportunity to great thestudents. All proceeds are used to support the performers and the concertseries.Redeemer Evangelical Lutheran Church, 90 Rt 32 South, New Paltz,845 -255-0051 or   [email protected]

3PM La Cage Aux Folles. Broadway musical by Jerry Herman and Harvey Fierstein will be presented by Up In One Productions. Info: 845-876-3080 or Center for Performing Arts, Route 308, Rhinebeck, $27, $25 /senior.

3PM Ferdinand and Friends: A Musical Menagerie - Family Concert. Info: or 518-822-1438. Hudson Opera House, 327 Warren St, Hudson.

3PM George Washington’s Teeth. Actors & Writers will present the world premiere reading of a new comedy by member playwright Mark St. Germain. Info:, 845-658-8989. Rosendale Theatre, 408 Main St, Rosendale, free.

3PM-5PM New World Home Cooking Restaurant presents its 24th Monthly Art Show Opening Reception. On exhibit will be the intriguing photo based digital paintings of Annette Jaret and the humorous other worldly paintings of Edward Berkise. The restaurant is located on Route 212 between Woodstock and Saugerties. All show are curated by Lenny Kislin. For info call 845- 679-8117.

3PM The Rhinebeck Chamber Music Society Gala Benefit. Please help RCMS raise the funds necessary to keep presenting wonderful music in the Hudson Valley. or 845 -876-2870. Bard CollegeBard College, Ward Manor House, Annandale-on-Hudson, $45.

3:30PM Creating Gardens for Native Pollinators. Francis Groeters of Catskill Native Nursery will share ways to attract butterflies and other pollinators, including social bumble bees and solitary mason bees, by creating gardens of native plants. Info: 845-687-8726. Marbletown Community Center, Stone Ridge.

4PM Eric Rosen and Friends Eric Rosen will be joined by friends as they share an afternoon of hot jazz. Dinner at 5:30pm. RSVP. Info: 800-811-3351. Spillian LLC, 50 Todd Mountain Rd, Fleischmanns, $25.

4PM-6PM Woodstock Community Drum Circle. Drummers on The Green are hosted by Birds of a Feather. Singers & dancers are all welcome. Bring your drums and percussion instruments. On-going on Sundays, 4-6pm. Community Center, 56 Rock City Rd, Woodstock.

4PM-5:30PM “Planning Ahead for the End of Life, “ Discussion based on the ideas presented in the book, Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End, by Atul Gawande. Maggie Carpenter, MD will lead the discussion. Info: 845- 255-1255 or Library, 133 Farmer’s Turnpike, Gardiner.

4.30PM-7PM St. Pats. Special at The Rosendale Cafe -The Wild Swans, Ian Worpole, Sarah Underhill & Jon Garelick will be playing an All-Irish selection of songs and tunes, w/ special guest fiddler Andrea McFarland & bohdran player Jonathan Pazer. Admission Free, Great beers, winer, veggie food.

5PM-7PM Kayak Pool Sessions. A minimum of 4 people. If 5-6 people register, the cost will drop to $40. All proceeds go to the YMCA to help them build a new pool. You must preregister & prepay for any sessions you wish to attend. Info: [email protected]m. YMCA, 81 Highland Ave, Middletown.

6PM-9:30PM LATIN dance! Salsa, Bachata, Merengue. This new HVCD dance features exciting Latin music by DJ. Beginners Lesson: 6 - 6:30pm. Dance to DJ::6:30 - 9:30pm Info: 845-255-7061. Reformed Church of Port Ewen, , 160 Salem St, Port Ewen.

7PM Live @ The Falcon: Sonando! Info: 845-236-7970. The Falcon, 1348 Route 9W, Marlboro.

7:15PM Screening: Alive Inside, filmmaker Michael Rossato-Bennett’s exploration of music’s capacity to reawaken our souls and uncover the deepest parts of our humanity, with be screened at Rosendale Theatre . Presented in collaboration with the Rondout Valley Holistic Health Community. A live SKYPE Q & A with Rossato-Bennett will conclude the program. Original music for the film was composed by Grammy Award winner Itaal Shur. Admission is $5 for members, $7 for non-members. The program will last approximately 120 minutes. For directions or more information go to or call 845-658-8989.

8PM “An Evening with Richard Dreyfuss” To benefit Columbia Memorial. Audience members will have the opportunity to ask questions of Dreyfuss. Info: Club Helsinki Hudson, 405 Columbia St, Hudson.

8PM Michael Goss Band. Info: 845-679-3484. Harmony Café @ Wok ‘n Roll, 50 Mill Hill Rd, Woodstock.

9AM The Trapps. High Falls Cafe. High Falls. Info: 845-687-2699 or e-mail [email protected]



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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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