Almanac Weekly’s calendar of events (May 21-30)

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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

Kids Fishing Tournament & BBQ (5/23) & Striped Bass Fishing Tournament(5/24). Outside Movie at dusk (5/23). Free kids event. For details and time, call 845-339-3060. Certified Marina, LLC, 166 First St, Connelly.

To Save a Million Lives with  Kevin Misevis, Chi Gung (Qi Gong) pianist, channel and author is giving a series of five healing music concerts and lectures on healing cancer and chronic dis-ease at the  Foothills Performing Arts Center on 5/23, 7/3, 9/5, 10/17 and 11/28/15.Misevis is also giving to anyone with cancer a PDF download his book Healing Journeys and an MP3 of his Chi Gung healing music CD Prelude absolutely free, no strings attached. Kevin Misevis is a Chi Gung (Qi Gong) pianist, channel and author who lost his seven-year-old boy Rajah to brain cancer in 1991. Misevis’ continuous research and dedication allowed him to rid his body of cancer in six months in 2007 and put a 2010 and 2012 tumor into remission in six months, without surgery, drugs, radiation or chemo. Tickets $20/adv $25/ door. Events are nourishment for the soul, filled with messages of hope, healing intent, wondrous music and information about real healing you will never hear from your doctor.  PDF download of Soul Traveler – Healing Journeys at or email your request to [email protected] for the free mp3 of Prelude. Tix &  Info:  607- 652 -3387.

Catskill Mountain Foundation presents the following events: Lecture: “Clara and Robert” with Dr. Jeffrey Langford and Dr. Joanne Polk Saturday, June 6 @ 2:30pm Piano Performance Museum Doctorow Center for the Arts 7971 Main Street, Village of Hunter; Keigwin & Company Dance That Hits Your Pleasure Receptors Larry Keigwin, choreographer Saturday, June 6 @ 7:30 pm Orpheum Film & Performing Arts Center 6050 Main Street, Village of Tannersville; & Berkshire Bach Ensemble. A Catskills Debut Featuring World-Renowned Harpsichordist Kenneth Cooper Saturday, June 13 @ 8:00 pm Doctorow Center for the Arts 7971 Main Street, Village of Hunter. Tickets & info: or 518-263-2060.

Writing Workshop: “Write Saturday,”( 5/ 30 from 9 am - 3 pm). New Paltz/Accord: Poet and educator Kate Hymes will teach a full-day “Write Saturday,” a writing workshop.The full day gives writers extended writing and response times. Amherst Writers and Artists Method: The AWA method has been used successfully with expe­rienced writers as well as beginners, writers who have confidence as well as those who are uncertain.  Kate also  offers weekly writing workshops in New Paltz. Information & registration: Location to be disclosed upon registration. The cost for the workshop is $75. A $35 deposit will reserve a spot. Please contact Kate Hymes at [email protected] to register.

Singing Bowl Meditation & Concert(5/24, 2-5pm). Philippe Garnier, renowned Singing Bowl musician, sound healer and instructor will perform a concert: Healing with the Resonance of Shunyata. Consciousness of Sound & Sound Meditation ($25 suggested donation) 2-3:30pm, followed by Sound Healing,”Sound Bath” Concert ($18 suggested donation) 4-5pm. Both programs $40 suggested donation. Please register by calling 845-383-1774 or email [email protected] All proceeds from this event will go to NEPAL Earthquake Relief. The Tibetan Center, 875 State Route 28, Kingston.

Sign -up Now!  Broadway Bus Trip (6/10, 2pm).  The Ellenville Regional Hospital Auxiliary is hosting a fundraising trip to see the Broadway musical “Kinky Boots”, 6 Tony awards and best musical of the year.  Tickets cost $150 for orchestra seats and bus transportation.  Pickup areas are Middletown, Ellenville, Wurtsboro and Kerhonkson.  Tix & Info: 845-434-2665.

Register Now! Summer Theatre Institute. The Institute is for students interested in learning more about theatre performance and production. Info: 845-339-2025 or SUNY Ulster, Stone Ridge, $450.

Venders Wanted! The Blueberry Festival. (8/8) Sponsored by Ellenville-Wawarsing Chamber of Commerce. Vendors wanted; applications now available online at Info: 845- 647-4620. Canal Street & Liberty Square, Ellenville.

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: Library, 93 Market St, Poughkeepsie.

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.

Low-Cost Vaccine Clinic: 10 am-2 pm  every Thursday.  Please note, there will be no vaccine clinic on Thursday, May 28th.  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 for complete service list.

Low-Cost Spay/Neuter Clinics for Cats:  $70 per cat includes spay/neuter, rabies vaccine, ear cleaning, nail trim.  Info:  845-343-1000.

Low-Cost Spay/Neuter Clinics for Dogs: by appointment only every Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday at TARA’s stationary clinic in Middletown. Males $120 and up; Females $150 and up; rabies vaccine included. 845-343-1000.

Sign Up Now! Bus Trip to Kykuit & Union Church of Pocantico Hills on 6/18. Registration ends 5/22. Kykuit is the hilltop home of 4 generations of Rockefellers. Union Church of Pocantico Hills contains a stained glass window by Henri Matisse and 9 windows by MarcChagall. Info: 845- 876-4030 Starr Library, 68 W Market St, Rhinebeck, $60.

All -You-Can-Eat Pig Roast (5/24, 1-6pm).  $40. First beer free.  The Bear, 297 Tinker St, Woodstock.  Info: the

Hudson River Exchange has opened  applications for Annual Summer Market, taking place 6/27 & 6/28. Applications found on Final deadline is May 15th with notification sent out May 19th. Henry Hudson Riverfront Park, Hudson.

Workshop Registration Open for 2015 Summer/Fall Classes. Info: [email protected] or 845-679-9957. Center for Photography at Woodstock, 59 Tinker St, Woodstock.

Submit Now! Wordscape @ Clermont: A Poetry Trail. A community arts project which will be up throughout the month of June. The only limitation is that they fit on a surface no larger than 8” x 10”. Info: 518-537-6622 or [email protected] Clermont State Historic Site, 87 Clermont Ave, Germantown.

Sign Up Now! Writing Into History - A Young Writers’ Program. For ages 12 to 16. July 20-24, 2015 / 9am-3pm. Info: Scholarships are available 845-257-2847. Roosevelt-Vanderbilt Historic Sites, Hyde Park, $295.

Register Now! New Genesis Day Camps. In 2015, the camps are offered for three age groups: 7-12 years (Jun 29-July 12), 12-14 years (July 13-26), and 14-17 years (July 27-August 9). For more information, visit New Genesis Productions, West Shokan.



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