Almanac Weekly’s calendar of events (June 18-27)

Sunday 6/21

Happy Father’s Day!

Path Through History Weekend (6/20 6/21). Hundreds of museums and heritage sites offering special programming Info: www.iloveny.com/paththroughhistoryweekend. Hudson Valley.

Celebrate Path Through History Weekend  at Historic Huguenot Street !  Free Admission on Father’s Day. Includes all historic house tours and exhibits. Info: www.huguenotstreet.org or 845-255-1660/1889. DuBois Fort Visitor, New Paltz.

23nd Famous 50’s Hot Rod Weekend (6/19-6/21). Featuring hot rods, street rods, rat rods, custom cars and trucks, muscle cars and classics. Live music featuring your favorite songs of the 50’s and 60’s. Info: 518-588-0814 or 845-626-8888. Hudson Valley Resort, 400 Granite Rd, Kerhonkson.

6AM 6th Annual New Paltz Challenge. A Father’s Day Half Marathon & Family 5K. 6-7 am is registration; « Marathon starts at 7:30 am; 5K starts at 8 am. Info: www.newpaltzchallenge.com Gilded Otter parking lot, New Paltz.

8AM John Burroughs Natural History Society field trip: Overlook Hike. . Trip leader Maeve Maurer ([email protected] ). Info: www.jbnhs.org. Overlook Trailhead Parking Lot, Meads Mountain Rd, Woodstock.

8AM-5PM Rinaldi Flea Market. variety of new and used merchandise including antiques, collectibles, vintage clothing, mid-century modern items, home decorations, furniture, jewelry and food. Rt 44, Poughkeepsie.

9AM The 2015 Clearwater Festival.  Saturday and Sunday, June 20 and 21. Info: www.clearwaterfestival.org. Croton Point Park, Croton-on-Hudson.

9AM Father’s Day Brunch. Info: 845-687-2699 or e-mail [email protected] High Falls Cafe, Stone Dock Golf Club, 12 Stone Dock Rd, High Falls.

9AM-1:30PM  Day of Mindfulness at Blue Cliff Monastery.  A  mindfulness practice center in the tradition of Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh. Listen to a talk on mindfulness, practice walking meditation in the woods, and enjoy a mindful lunch. Blue Cliff Monastery, 3, Mindfulness Rd, Pine Bush www.bluecliffmonastery.org  or   845-213-1785.

9:45AM Found Wandering.  A  community of musicians performing recently released bluegrass, gospel, early Americana tunes.Incredible voices and instrumentation including violin, mandolin, banjo, guitar, piano.Rhinebeck Reformed Church 6368 Mill St, Rhinebeck.

10AM-2PM Rhinebeck Farmers’ Market. 61 East Market St, Rhinebeck.

10AM-12:30PM Minnewaska State Park Preserve: Beacon Hill Mountain Laurel Walk. A two mile long loop hike to view the expected burst of blooms. Pre-registration is required. Info: 845-255-0752. Minnewaska State Park Preserve, Visitor Center, Gardiner, $10 /car.

10AM-2PM Rosendale Theatre’S Summer Flea Market. Every Sunday thru 10/25. Info: 845-658-8348. Rosendale Theatre, Main St, Rosendale.

10AM-3PM New Paltz Farmers’ Market. 3 Veterans Dr, New Paltz.

10AM-12PM Mohonk Preserve: Dog Days of Summer Hike. Bring your favorite furry friend along today for a romp through the fields and forests! This program includes a moderate, 4-mile hike. Info: www.mohonkpreserve.org/events or 845-255-0919. Mohonk Preserve, Spring Farm Trailhead, Gardiner.

10AM-2PM Ellenville Farmers’ Market. Rain or shine. Info: 845-647-4620 corner of Market and Center streets, Ellenville.

10AM-4PM Father’s Day at Gomez Hill House. Fathers with children are free on their special days. Info: www.gomez.org or 845-236-3126. Gomez Mill House, 11 Mill House Rd, Marlboro.

10AM-4PM 18th Annual Cruisin’ on the Mountaintop- Father’s Day Car Show.   Expect live music while browsing a slew of antique and classic cars competing for 17 trophies. Main St, Tannersville.

10AM-4PM Chuggington: A Traintastic Adventure! Young Trainees have the opportunity to participate in a variety of activities, complete several challenges, and earn rewards for their participation. Music, face painting, temporary tattoos. Info: www.catskillmtrailroad.com or 845-688-7400. Kingston Plaza, 149 Aaron Court, Kingston.

10AM-2PM Rosendale Farmers’ Market. Locally produced vegetables, fruits, meat, jams, baked goods, cheeses & sauerkrauts. Live acoustic music (11-1) and children’s activities at every market. Info: [email protected] 1055 Rt 32 (parking lot of Rosendale Community Center, Rosendale.

10AM Teaching by Drupon Rinchen Dorjee Rinpoche on Meditation Training & Meditation in Retreat. Drupon Rinchen Dorje is a highly accomplished yogi and meditation master, the Spiritual Director of Ratna Shri in Chicago andThree-Year Retreat Master at Garchen Buddhist Institute.Session runs 10am-12noon and 2-4pm. Come for any portion of the teaching. Advance reservation appreciated.  Info: 845-383-1774. The Tibetan Center, 875 Rt 28, Kingston, $45 /suggested donation.

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 or www.skylake.shambhala.org. Sky Lake, 22 Hillcrest Ln, Rosendale.

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 www.amymctear.com/events/. Unison Arts, New Paltz.

11AM-1PM Father’s Day Brunch Cruise. On an authentic 100 foot Mississippi Paddle Wheeler. 2-hour brunch cruise. Reservations required. Info: 866-240-7665. Newburgh Landing, Front St, Newburgh.

11AM-12:30PM Being in Nature at the Seligmann Center.  “Being in Nature” is a 90-minute guided exploration of this 50+ acre former dairy with several ecological features. Reg reqr’d. Info: www.oclt.org/event/nature-2/ or 845-469-0951 x14. Seligmann Center for the Arts, 23 White Oak Dr, Sugar Loaf.

11AM-4PM Hungry For Music - gently used instrument drive/ drop off location. Info: [email protected] Creative Co-op, 402 Main St, Rosendale.

11AM-4PM Local Artisan and Farm Shop. Locally roasted coffee, local hand crafted wines, florist style flowers, basil, kombucha, soaps. Info: [email protected] Creative Co-op, 402 Main St, Rosendale.

11AM-7PM Woodstock Commune to Host Phoenicia Flea. A curated market of makers and sellers from the Catskills, Hudson Valley area and beyond. Phoenicia Flea showcases handcrafted food, beverage, confection, jewelry, apparel, accessories, apothecary, housewares, furnishings and vintage. Rain or shine. Bearsville Theater/Woodstock Commune outdoor grounds, 291 Tinker St, Woodstock, 845-684-0365.

11AM The Maverick Mash 100. An all-day music event to celebrate the 100th season anniversary of Maverick Concerts. Free. Rain or shine.My Lucky Noodles and Pippy’s Hot Dogs food trucks; crafts by Fiberflame Studio, face painting. Music Line-up: Family music from 11am-12:30pm with multi-instrumentalist and folksinger Mark Rust; The Marc Black Band; 1 - 2:30pm, Jazz  by  The Teri Roiger Quartet; Warren Vaché, trumpet and cornet, and John di Martino, piano ; &  from  3:30 - 5pm,  Classical  with Nancy Allen, principal harp, NY Philharmonic, and Carol Wincenc, Grammy nominated flutist. Julia Hsu & Peter Serkin, piano four hands: music of Schubert and Brahms including 5 Hungarian Dances.   Maverick Concert Hall, 120 Maverick Rd, Woodstock.

12PM-5PM Alf Evers Library Opens at Byrdcliffe. The Library will be open for browsing on Fridays from 1 to 3 and by appointment by calling 845-679-2079 or emailing [email protected] White Pines, The Loom Room, 454 Upper Byrdcliffe Rd, Woodstock.

12PM Crown Maple Father’s Day BBQ. 2nd seating at 2:30pm. Madava Farms, Poughkeepsie, $40.

12:30PM-6:30PM Astro-Tarot Readings with Diane Bergmanson. Every Sunday at Mirabai. A unique and deeply revelatory combination of Tarot and Astrology. Walk-ins welcome or call for appointment. Info: 845-679-2100. Mirabai Bookstore, 23 Mill Hill Rd, Woodstock, $30

12:30PM-1:30PM Music in The Woods: Stephen Larsen on Father’s Day. Info: 845-399-4800. Rail Trail Café, River Road Ext, New Paltz.

1PM-4PM Children’s Day at New Windsor Cantonment. Part of New York’s Path Through History. Family entertainment on Father’s Day with the Two by Two petting zoo, magician Mr. Bayly and a host of 18th century games. Info: 845-561-1765. New Windsor CantonmentState Historic Site, 374 Temple Hill Rd, New Windsor.

1PM-2:30PM  The Maverick Mash 100 - Jazz  by  The Teri Roiger Quartet; Warren Vaché, trumpet and cornet, and John di Martino, piano. Free. Rain or shine.My Lucky Noodles and Pippy’s Hot Dogs food trucks; crafts by Fiberflame Studio, face painting. Followed by   Classical  music with Nancy Allen, principal harp, NY Philharmonic, and Carol Wincenc, Grammy nominated flutist. Julia Hsu & Peter Serkin, piano four hands: music of Schubert and Brahms including 5 Hungarian Dance s from 3:30 - 5pm.   Maverick Concert Hall, 120 Maverick Rd, Woodstock.

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

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.

1PM-2:30PM Hudson Highlands Nature Museum: Aquatic Creature Feature. Join a Hudson Highlands Nature Museum educator at the pond’s edge for a close look at the creatures inhabiting Storm King’s ponds. Info: 845-534-3115. Storm King Art Center, 1 Museum Rd, New Windsor.

1PM-3PM A Standard Flower Show (6/19-6/21). This Show includes include floral arrangements, horticulture exhibits and both floral and horticulture youth entries. Judging: at 2 p.m. Newburgh Free Library, Auditorium, 124 Grand St, Newburgh.

1PM-4PM Vanderbilt Garden Association interpreters will offer tours of the formal gardens. Interpreters will discuss the history of the gardens, with a focus on the Vanderbilt ownership and the mission of the not-for-profit Vanderbilt Garden Association. Info:www.vanderbiltgarden.org or 845-229-6432. Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site, Route 9, Hyde Park, free.

1:30PM-3:30PM New Chess Club for Adults. Will meet the first and third Sunday of each month. This club is geared for chess players with some experience. For more information call Peter at 845-851-8171. Gardiner Library, Community Room, Gardiner.

1:30PM Open Mic  with featured performer E.C. Lorick. Sign-up and pre-show (featuring Never2Late) at 1:30pm. Open mic begins at 2 pm. Info: 845-229-7791, ext. 205. Hyde Park Library Annex, Hyde Park.

1:30PM Mount Gulian Celebrates Father’s Day. Free Admission for Dads. A tour of the historic house, 18th century Dutch barn, and restored garden, as well as a look at pieces from the collection seldom on display. Info: www.mountgulian.org or call 845-831-.8172. Mount GulianHistoric Site, Beacon, $8, $6 /senior, $4 /6 to 18.

2PM Teaching by Drupon Rinchen Dorjee Rinpoche on Meditation Training & Meditation in Retreat. Drupon Rinchen Dorje is a highly accomplished yogi and meditation master, the Spiritual Director of Ratna Shri in Chicago andThree-Year Retreat Master at Garchen Buddhist Institute.Session runs 10am-12noon and 2-4pm. Come for any portion of the teaching. Advance reservation appreciated.  Info: 845-383-1774. The Tibetan Center, 875 Rt 28, Kingston, $45 /suggested donation.

2PM Shipwrecked!  19th-century tale of high-seas adventure. Info: 845-647-5511 or www.shadowlandtheatre.org. Shadowland Theatre, Ellenville, $39.

2PM-3PM Rhinebeck Culinary Crawl - Guided Walking/Tasting Tour of Rhinebeck village including the farmers market, with food and beverage tastings from local artisans, and tales of history and culture. These food tour events run every Sunday through the end of October.$45, $25/children. RSVP on facebook. Rhinebeck.

2PM Flowers for Algernon. Info: www.evanced.info or 845-294-6606. Goshen Public Library & Historical Society, 223 Main St, Goshen.

2PM-3PM Facing It: A Storytelling Experience with Olivia Twine. A State Path Through History Weekends event.  Olivia reconciles youthful illusions of local history with what has been  learned by studying Sojourner Truth’s path through Ulster County. Olivia tells her story and invites others to do the same. Free.Ginger snap cookies and apple cider will be served. No registration required. Town Hall, Info: 845-706-0540, Woodstock.

2PM Cemetery Tour: Wiltwyck Cemetery. Led by Paul O’Neill. Tours will take place rain or shine. Call FHK 845-339-0720 for more information. Wiltwyck Cemetery, Pine Grove Ave, Kingston.

2PM Rent. A modern day “La Boheme” set in Greenwich Village and filled with Bohemian and slightly bizarre characters, each with a problem that the others help resolve. Info: 518-392-9292; www.machaydntheatre.org. May-Hayden Theatre, Chatham.

3:30PM-5 PM  The Maverick Mash 100 -  Classical  music with Nancy Allen, principal harp, NY Philharmonic, and Carol Wincenc, Grammy nominated flutist. Julia Hsu & Peter Serkin, piano four hands: music of Schubert and Brahms including 5 Hungarian Dance s.   Free. Rain or shine.My Lucky Noodles and Pippy’s Hot Dogs food trucks; crafts by Fiberflame Studio, face painting.   Maverick Concert Hall, 120 Maverick Rd, Woodstock.

4PM-6PM Woodstock Community Drum Circle. Hosted by Birds of a Feather. Singers & dancers are all welcome. Bring your drums and percussion instruments. On-going on Sundays, 4-6pm. No experience necessary. Free. Village Green, Woodstock.

4PM-8PM Hudson Pride - Tea Dance featuring The Hey-Gurl Games. Donation of $5 is suggested. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Hudson Pride Foundation. Info: www.hudsonpride.com. Red Dot Restaurant, 321 Warren St, Hudson.

4PM Theatersounds Matinee Reading of Michael Weller’s Side Effects. Admission is by donation. Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the Catskills, 320 Sawkill Rd, Kingston.

5PM Other Desert Cities. Play by Jon Robin Baitz. Directed by Nicola Sheara. Info: 845-679-7900 or www.performingartsofwoodstock.org. The Byrdcliffe Theater, 380 Upper Byrdcliffe Rd, Woodstock, $20, $15 /senior/student.

5:30PM-9:30PM Red Hook Education Foundation An Evening of All That Jazz! Reg reqr’d. Info: 845-758-7900 or www.fishercenter.bard.edu. Bard College, Fisher Center, Spiegeltent, Annandale-on-Hudson.

5:30PM Minnewaska Distance Swimmers Association Testing.  You need to be at least 18 years of age and pass the swim test which consists of a 500 yard swim that includes 25 yards each of the crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke and backstroke plus 3 minutes treading water. For more particulars and an application, go to our website at: www.minnewaskaswimmers.org/testing.Testing will be at 5:30pm,  6/ 21, and 6/28 as well as 7/ 12, 7/19 &  7/ 26. The final test will be 8/2.  All tests are held at the Moriello Pool ($3 pool entrance fee, cash only) located on Mulberry Street 1 block east of Rt 32, 1 mile north of  New Paltz. The membership fee is $20.

7PM Gala Event: Spring Awakening. Book and Lyrics by Steven Sater. Music by Duncan Sheik. Based on the play by Frank Wedekind. Rock musical. Info: www.woodstockplayhouse.org or 845-679-6900. Woodstock Playhouse, 103 Mill Hill Rd, Woodstock, $40 /goldencircle, $36 /blue tier, $32 /green tier.

7PM Jonny Lang & Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band. Info: 845-339-6088 or www.bardavon.org. Ulster Performing Arts Center, 601 Broadway, Kingston, $75, $55.

7PM Benefit Concert for Charles Lyonhart. Special guests Larry Campbell and Teresa Williams. Info: 845-679-4406. Bearsville Theater, 291 Tinker St, Woodstock.

7PM Live @ The Falcon: Guillermo Klein Residency. Info: 845-236-7970 or www.liveatthefalcon.com. The Falcon, 1348 Route 9W, Marlboro.

8PM Peter Kessler and Full Circle.   Info: 845-679-3484. Harmony Café @ Wok ‘n Roll, 50 Mill Hill Rd, Woodstock.

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  1. FarmOn! Foundation Presents: How Does the Garden Grow? In Partnership with Bronx
    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 https://www.vendini.com/ticket-software.html?t=tix&e=4789808b9ef64b578ca783e76b3c635b

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