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

Thursday 3/19

8:30AM-9:30AM Free Daily Silent Sitting Meditation. On-going every Morning, seven days a week, 8:30-9:30am in the Amitabha Shrine Room. For info contact Jan Tarlin, 845-679-5906, x 1012. Karma Triyiana Dharmachakra, 335 Meads Mountain Rd, Woodstock.

9AM-11:15AM New Paltz Playspace. NPZ Town Rec Center, off of Rte 32, New Paltz.

9AM-2PM Indoor Play For Tots. Tues, Wed & Thurs - 9 am- 2 pm, thru the end of March. Closes when Kingston Schools are closed or delayed. Andy Murphy Midtown Neighborhood Center, 467 Broadway, Kingston.

9:30AM-10:30AM Senior Fit After 50 with Diane Collelo. Three-part class offering movement for balance and breath, weight-training for bone health, and mat work for flexibility and core. Open to Woodstock residents 55 and older, $1 donation requested. Town Hall, Woodstock.

10AM-2PM Hooks & Needles, Yarns & Threads - Informal weekly social gathering for rug hookers, knitters, crocheters, and all other yarn crafters. Info: 845-757-3771 or [email protected] Tivoli Free Library, 86 Broadway, Tivoli, $1.

10:30AM Book Worms - Intergenerational Program. ongoing every Thurs, 10:30am, thru the end of March. Area seniors read to children. Info: 845-481-7332. Andy Murphy Midtown Neighborhood Center, 467 Broadway, Kingston.

11AM Helping Drew. A new Anti-Bullying Puppet Musical. This puppet musical helps students recognize bullying and look for solutions within themselves and with the help of others. For K-5. Info: 845-876-3088. The Center for Performing Arts at Rhinebeck, 661 Rt 308 |, Rhinebeck.

11:30AM-1PM “Third Thursday Luncheon.” As part of Messiah’s Outreach Programs, each luncheon benefits a local organization to support its ongoing programs. $6/ donation requested. For takeout orders with a $7/ donation. Info: 845-876-3533. The Church of the Messiah, 6436 Montgomery St, Rhinebeck.

1PM The MHV, IBM Retirees Club Meeting. Carl Heitmuller, Hudson Highlands Nature Museum Educator, will be speaking on “Animal History of the Hudson River Valley.” Meets the third Thursday of each month except July and August. Info: 845-471-7607. Knights of Columbus CouncilHall, 339 Rt. 82, Hopewell Junction.

1PM-4PM Senior Duplicate Bridge with John Stokes. Woodstock Bridge Club offers a short lesson and a game of Duplicate Bridge. Most players are elementary and intermediate players. Open to Woodstock residents 55 and older, $1 donation requested. Rescue Squad Bldg, Rt 212, Woodstock.

1PM Fraud Prevention. This program, offered by People’s United Bank will help you safeguard againstidentity theft, avoid internet scams, avoid telephone scams and plan for unexpected events. Info: 845-876-4030. Starr Library, 68 W Market St, Rhinebeck, free.

2PM-3:30PM Brain Game. The class is open to adults of any skill level and meets every Thursday afternoon. Bring a pad and paper and join the fun! Register for the class by calling 845-297-3428. Grinnell Library, 2642 East Main St, Wappingers Falls.

3PM-5PM Story Circle. Come with a story to tell or an open heart and ears for listening. This timeless form of entertainment casts its spell. Info: 845.254.5469 or www.pinehillcommunitycenter.org. Pine Hill Community Center, 287 Main St, Pine Hill, free.

3:30PM-4:30PM After School Story Hour. Kindergarten and first grades. Info: 845-687-2044. Stone Ridge Library, 3700 Main St, Stone Ridge.

4PM-6:30PM Individual Oneness Blessings with Kathy Saulino. Also known as “Deeksha” this blessing is a direct transfer of divine intelligent energy. Each blessing takes 15 minutes. Please call for appointment times available and arrive a few minutes prior to yourdesignated time. Info: 845-679-2100. Mirabai Bookstore, 23 Mill Hill Rd, Woodstock, free.

6PM-7PM Free Meditation Practice at Sky Lake Shambhala Retreat Ctr. Meets every Thursday, 6-7pm. Free and open to the public. Contact info: 845-658-8556 or www.skylake.shambhala.org. Sky Lake, 22 Hillcrest Ln, Rosendale.

6PM-7:30PM Computer Class. Basic Digital Literacy on computers, phones, devices, with 1:1 with volunteers. Registration required. Info: 845-688-7811. Phoenicia Public Library, 48 Main St, Phoenicia.

6PM Hudson Valley Playwrights. Every Thursdays. A creative venue for local playwrights to developnew works, from first inspiration to final production. RSVP. Info: 845-217-0734, [email protected], or www.hudsonvalleyplaywrights.com. Morton Memorial Library & Community House, 82 Kelly St, Rhinecliff.

6:30PM Kayaking: How to get started. They’ll tell you how to get started, what gear you’ll need, where to go paddling, where to meet other paddlers and where to get instruction on your technique. Info: [email protected] or 845-549-4671 or www.MidHudsonADK.org. Mt. St. MaryCollege, Desmond Campus, Newburgh.

7PM Gurdjieff Movements Class. Collective body of sacred dances that were collected or authored by G. I. Gurdjieff and taught to his students as part of the work of self observation and self study. Info: 845-527-6205. Woodstock Byrdcliffe Guild, 34 Tinker St, Woodstock, $5,

7PM Live @ The Falcon: Big Mean Sound Machine. Info: 845-236-7970. The Falcon, 1348 Route 9W, Marlboro.

7PM Eighth Step 3rd Thursday Open Mic & Jam. Open Jam at 8:15 pm Info: 518-434-1703 or www.8thstep.org or [email protected] 8th Step at Proctors, 432 State St, Schenectady, free.

7PM “An Evening with Polly Law. “ The Kingston based artist will talk about her experience as Artist in Residence at the Grand Canyon in November of 2014. Open to the public. Info: 845-679-2388 or www.woodstockschoolofart.org. Woodstock School of Art, Angeloch Gallery, 2470

7PM-8:30PM Book Discussion. On-going every Thurs, 7-8:30pm. This group is intended for people who already have some background in the study and/or practice of Tibetan Buddhism. Info: 845-679-5906, x 1012 or [email protected] Karma Triyana Dharmachakra, 335 Meads Mountain Rd, Woodstock, free /no reg req.

7PM-9PM Thursday Japanese Free Movie Night. Info: 845-255-8811 or www.GKnoodles.com. Gomen-Kudasai Noodle Shop, Rite Aid Plaza, New Paltz.

7:30PM Woodstock - Music At The Movies! Rushad Eggleston with special guests Mike & RuthyAlice.Advance tickets are $18. Day-of-show tickets are $20. Upstate Films,132 Tinker St, Woodstock.

8:30PM Bluegrass Clubhouse with Brian Hollander, Tim Kapeluk, Geoff Harden, Fooch, Eric Weissberg and Bill Keith. Info: 845-679-3484. Harmony Café @ Wok ‘n Roll, 50 Mill Hill Rd, 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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