Almanac Weekly’s calendar of events (May 28-June 6)

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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.



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Sunshine Day Event (6/7, 10am).   Proceeds to benefit the Wounded Warrior Project, Malden West Camp Fire Dist. & The Alex fund. 50/50 Raffle. Raffle Prizes. Bake Sale. Activities for kids. Bee Bee the Clown & Megs Funky Faces. Vendors. Home-made baked goods. Info: 845-337-4569.Malden West Camp Fire House, 139 Malden Tpke, Saugerties.

Rondout Repertory Theatre Company is holding their Improv Games & Registration Day for the 2015 Summer Shakespeare in the Park production of “Much Ado About Nothing” on Saturday, June 6 at 11am, Creative Co-Op, 102 Main Street, Rosendale. Ages 10 & up. Visit for tuition, rehearsal, and performance dates. Contact [email protected] to reserve your spot.

Exhibit: Linear Life, featuring the work of Sheri Warshauer and Irwin Berman. Exhibit will display thru 7/19. Open Monday through Saturday from 11am - 5pm, Sundays from 12- 5pm, closed on Wednesdays.WFG Gallery,31 Mill Hill Road, Woodstock, 845-679-6003.

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 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- 6/6 @ 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 -6/6 @ 7:30pm Orpheum Film & Performing Arts Center 6050 Main Street, Village of Tannersville; & Berkshire Bach Ensemble. A Catskills Debut Featuring World-Renowned Harpsichordist Kenneth Cooper -6/13 @ 8pm Doctorow Center for the Arts 7971 Main Street, Village of Hunter. Tickets & info: or 518-263-2060.

Mooney’s “Fabulous Friday Antique Auction.” Selling over three hundred high end antique and collectivle items to the highest bidders.   View online: Viewing 10am - 5pm, Thursday, May 28 and 8am to the start of the auction 6pm , today, Friday, May 29th - day of the auction! Can’t make the sale, leave a bid or bid live by phone! If you have one item or an entire estate that you want to sell or consign, give a call or email at mooneysauction Mooney Auction,Route 145, East Durham, 518-634-2300.

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.

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. 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.

Volunteers Needed! Are you interested in learning more about the history of the oldest house in the Hudson Valley? A meeting with coffee and refreshments will be held on 5/30, 10-11:30am to discuss volunteering at the Bronck Museum. On 6/13, 9:30- 11:00am, both new and returning volunteers will have an opportunity to accompany Curator Shelby Mattice on a Tour through the Museum with special attention to the recent changes in the 1663 House and the West Wing. Bronck Museum, intersection of Pieter Bronck Rd and CR 42 , Town of Coxsackie.   Info:

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.

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. 7/ 20-7/24, 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.

The 6th Annual Fur Ball Masquerade (6/13, 5-10pm). Hosted by Pets Alive. A festive night of food and cocktails, dancing, and a silent and live auction. All net proceeds from this event will support the hundreds of animals at Pets Alive. For those who cannot attend will be able to participate online: Trump National Golf Club, 339 Pines Rd, Briarcliff Manor.

Headwaters History Days! The first of two weekends of local history events, exhibits, open houses and activities will be held this weekend, 5/30 & 5/31, in several communities in the Central Catskills.Headwaters History Days invites visitors to explore 16 historic sites across two counties from Andes to Olive. Activities will continue 6/6 & 6/7. Visit www.headwatershistorydays for a schedule, site descriptions and a map.

Open Call For Shakespeare Performers at Rosendale Theatre 6/6. Get out your sonnets, scenes, soliloquies, songs, brush up your Shakespeare, and polish off your skits, Rosendale Theatre announces its first annual Shakespeare Slam to take place in August. Auditions for the Slam will be held at Rosendale Theatre on Saturday, June 6 at 10am. Seeking all types of people of all ages and backgrounds. Info: [email protected] or call 201- 724-8505.

Sign Up Now! Ellenville Regional Hospital Auxiliary fundraising trip to see the Broadway musical “Kinky Boots”, 6 Tony awards and best musical of the year on 6/10. Info: 845-434-2665. Ellenville, $150.

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

Hydrant Flushing - Saugerties. June 1 through June 13. This may result in discolored water. The work will continue through June 13 with most of the work being done during evening hours. Problems may be reported to the town at 246-8671 or the village at 845-246-2321, x 5.



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    Date: Saturdays and Sundays June 6-October 3, 11AM-4PM
    Price: $20.00
    Location: Bronx Zoo 2300 Southern Boulevard Bronx, NY 10460

    A series of weekend events, viewed by over 2 million Bronx Zoo visitors, strengthening the connection between food, the environment and ourselves with partners and celebrities. As part of the summer celebration of the Children’s Zoo, this June guest programming activities will expand upon our domestic animal farm area. In association with the education department and FarmOn! Foundation will host a number of interactive experiences (How Does our Garden Grow: Planting a Garden, seed & soil & composting, Father’s Day Weekend - Pick, Plant and Cook with Dad - Healthy Eating, Be a Bee - Importance of Our Pollinators) that align with mission and support the following goals: Connect our visitors to nature and natural processes, Generate awareness of and interest in engaging in sustainable actions that relate to gardening, Gain insight into our actions and how they affect the planet.

    Weekend Schedule in June
    June 6-7: “Meet Your Farmer: Seed and Soil”- Get dirty and connect to New York farms with hands-on activities, seed packet crafting, and more.

    June 13-14: “From Kitchen To Compost”- Meet the soil’s best friend, the earthworm, and learn the basics of composting food waste. Create your own seed packet craft.

    June 20-21: “Celebrating All-Star Dads: Healthy Food and Recipes”- Discover healthy, seasonal recipes, learn the art of pickling, and meet Super Sprowtz Roger and Colby Carrot!

    June 28-29: “Celebrating Pollinators”- Enjoy stories from author Lela Nargi, special activities, and honey tastings as you discover the importance of bees. Create your own seed packet craft.

    Tickets can be purchased at

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