Almanac Weekly’s calendar of events (April 2-11)

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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

The Fifth Annual Holy Thursday “Visit to Seven Churches in Ulster County.” Pamphlets for the self-directed pilgrimage have been distributed to the 21 churches, and will be made available on Palm Sunday. Info: [email protected]

Woodstock Playhouse Apprentice Program. High School Age. Woodstock Playhouse.  NYCA Summer Camp Musical Theatre & Drama for ages 7-16.

Register Now! The Challenges Facing Existing Family Farms. 4/12 A Mohonk Consultations Forum, to explore where further connections and collaborations can strengthen farming. Advance Registration is required: www.nycharities.org/events/EventLevels.aspx?ETID=7955.Mohonk Mountain House Parlor, New Paltz, $20, $10 /farmer/student.

Call to Artists! Submissions on the theme of IMAGE & Word for the Spring show featuring local artists. Handing-in of work Saturday April 11. Opening reception is Sat April 18, 4-7 pm. Call 845-337-1109 or 845-255-5482. Unframed Artists Gallery, 173 Huguenot St, New Paltz.

Call for Art - 9th Annual Big Read Teen Art Contest. Mid-Hudson Valley high school students are invited to enter. Deadline: Wed, May 27, Artwork must be inspired by themes from this year’s Big Read book selection, The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck. Info: www.poklib.org.Adriance Library, 93 Market St, Poughkeepsie.

Register Now: Casino Bus Trip to Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs in Wilkes-Barre, PA on 5/2. All proceeds will go to the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life. Reservations and payments due by April 6, 2015. Info: 845-750-2846 or email [email protected] Kingston.

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.

Film: Embrace (2011). The ritualized relationship of an Eastern Tibetan community engaged in tantric practices with the land that supports them. 55 mins, in Amdo Tibetan Dialect with English subtitles. $8 suggested donation. 845-383-1774. (4/11, 7:30pm). The Tibetan Center, 875

Tai Chi/Chi Gung: Tuesday Mornings, 10:15am-11:15am or Wednesday Evenings 6:15pm-7:15pm. $10 per class or $25 per month! Over 30yrs exp. Info: 845-389-2431 or michael@whitecranehallcom. White Crane Hall, 77 Cornell St, Kingston.

Kiwanis Kingston Classic Pre-registration. Friends & Family Mile, 5k, 10k, Half & Full Marathon. Boston Qualifier. In Kingston, April 19. Online registration closes Friday, April 17 at 12pm. Info: www.kiwaniskingstonclassic.com www.hitsendurance.com. Kingston.

Sign Up Now! Bus trip to Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs. Trip is 5/2. Reservations and payments due by 4/6. Info: 845-750-2846 or email [email protected] All proceeds will go to the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life. Kingston Plaza, Kingston, $40.

Register Now. Social Skills Training for Kids 7-17. One hour on Saturdays from April 18- May 9th. Kids learn to: Speak so others will listen, make new friends, and read body language. Info: [email protected] or www.potential2action.com. Developmental pediatric

Meditation Intensive with Mahamandaleshwar Swami Nityananda (4/11,9am-4pm). A day immersed in meditation.  Guided sessions, discussion and stillness. Includes a delicious vegetarian lunch.at Shanti Mandir51 Muktananda Mar, Walden,www.shantimandir.com or 845- 778-1008.

REGGAE Concert to Benefit Brain Cancer Patient ,4/11).  Groove to the smooth sounds of reggae during the  “Leith of Life : Reggae Concert and Benefit” at Bearsville Theater (291 Tinker Street) in honor of local cancer patient Leith Rogovin. Early show starting at 5 pm.  A late-night show will kick off at 8:30 pm with renowned performer DJ Downbeat the Ruler and guests Brigadier Jerry, Jeremiah, Sister Nancy, Jah Eyes and Ranking Joe. Woodstock jazz artist Studio Stu will emcee the early show and Leah Boss will emcee the late-night show.   Proceeds from the concert and a corresponding silent auction will be collected through the nonprofit HelpHOPELive to pay Rogovin’s uncovered medical expenses. Tickets start at $25, a price that includes admission to all early and late-night reggae performances. Find more information about the event at leithoflife.org. Can’t make the concert? Donations can be made to a fundraising campaign in honor of Rogovin at helphopelive.org or by calling 800-642-8399. Checks can also be mailed “in honor of Leith Rogovin” to HelpHOPELive: 2 Radnor Corporate Ctr., Suite 100, 100 Matsonford Road, Radnor, PA. 19087.

Low-Cost Vaccine Clinic: 10 am-2 pm every Thursday, TARA Clinic, 60 Enterprise Place, Middletown. For previously spayed/neutered cats and dogs only. No appointment needed. Cash only.  One-year rabies vaccine, $10; 3-year rabies vaccine with written proof of current vaccination, $15; distemper vaccine, $15; canine heartworm/lyme test, $25. Other low-cost services available. Visit tara-spayneuter.org for complete service list.

4-H Intro to Veterinary Science Program Set to Launch ,4/25. Youth ages 8 to 12. They will explore animal science careers and learn practical skills from rehabilitation specialists, veterinarians, SUNY Ulster professors. Registration required. Info: 340-3990, x 340.

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,at The EGG Performing ArtsCenter in Albany. Info: [email protected] or 646-368-9800. Albany.

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: Safe Sitter Program for Adolescents (4/7). Deadline to register: 3/31. Ages 11-14. Provides the skills to provide safe, nurturing care for children and to respond appropriately to medical emergencies. Reg reqr’d. Info: www./reg.cce.cornell.edu/_201 or518-828-3346. Agroforestry Resource Center, 6055 Route 23, Acra, $60.

Call for Art - 9th Annual Big Read Teen Art Contest. Mid-Hudson Valley high school students are invited to enter. Deadline: Wed, May 27, Artwork must be inspired by themes from this year’s Big Read book selection, The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck. Info: www.poklib.org.Adriance Library, 93 Market St, Poughkeepsie.

Low-Cost Vaccine Clinic: 10 am-2 pm every Thursday, TARA Clinic, 60 Enterprise Place, Middletown. For previously spayed/neutered cats and dogs only. No appointment needed. Cash only.  One-year rabies vaccine, $10; 3-year rabies vaccine with written proof of current vaccination, $15; distemper vaccine, $15; canine heartworm/lyme test, $25. Other low-cost services available. Visit tara-spayneuter.org for complete service list.

Low-Cost Spay/Neuter Clinics for Cats: April 6, 13, and 27, Newburgh; April 7, 14, 21, and 28, Monroe; April 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29, Middletown; April 9, Port Jervis; April 18, Warwick; April 20, Monticello; April 23, Fishkill. By appointment only, by The Animal Rights Alliance mobile clinic. $70 per cat includes spay/neuter, rabies vaccine, ear cleaning, nail trim. Residents of Crawford, Mamakating, Monroe, Montgomery and Wallkill eligible for reduced-price voucher through their town clerk; Chester and Warwick through Warwick Valley Humane Society. Stationary clinic in Middletown for dogs: males, $120 and up; females, $150 and up. Owned pit bulls in Hudson Valley receive $100 off surgery made possible by a grant from The S.L. Gimbel Foundation while funds last. Other low-cost services available. 845-343-1000. tara-spayneuter.org.

Kinderland II Build (4/22-4/26) .Sign up to help replace Kinderland Park at Forsythe Park. Online sign-up sheet with a variety of shift choices. Please sign up and share the link! www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0549a5aa2fa0f94-kinderland. Info: [email protected]

Register Now: Safe Sitter Program for Adolescents (4/9). Deadline to register: 4/2 Ages 11-14. Provides the skills to provide safe, nurturing care for children and to respond appropriately to medical emergencies. Registration required. Info: www./reg.cce.cornell.edu/_201 or518-828-3346. Extension Education Center, 479 Rt. 66, Hudson, $60.

 

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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.
      https://www.hudsonvalleyalmanacweekly.com/contact/

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