Almanac Weekly’s calendar of events (October 22-31)

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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

For Tibet with Love(10/30, 8pm). Presenting Critically-Acclaimed Tibetan Singer-Instrumentalist Tenzin Choegyal with Jesse Paris Smith, Rick Patrick and Shyam Nepali. With his extraordinary, soaring vocal ability, and skill on the Dranyen (Tibetan lute) and Lingbu (bamboo flute), Tenzin creates original compositions that uniquely reflect his cultural lineage. Tickets: $20 day of performance/$15 in advance. Purchase tickets at The Tibetan Center, 875 Route 28, Kingston. Info: 845- 383-1774.

Call for Entries: 2nd Annual Holiday Small Works Show. Submissions must be hand delivered on Mon, 11/2 between 11AM and 4PM. Show runs thru 12/30. All artwork meeting criteria will be accepted. Info:/ or 845-679-2218. Woodstock Jewish Congregation, Gallery Lev at The Woodstock Jewish Congregation, 1682 Glasco Turnpike, Woodstock. Info: 845-679-2218 or 845- 679-4937 or [email protected] or

8th Annual Conference”Living Your Life to the Maximum” (11/6). Register Now. This conference is organized by Jewish Family Services of Ulster County. Deadline 10/22 to register. Info: 845-338-2980. Best Western Hotel, 503 Washington Ave, Kingston.

Low-Cost Spay/Neuter Stationary Clinic for Cats. $70 per cat includes spay/neuter, rabies vaccine, ear cleaning, nail trim. All surgeries performed by appointment only; Low-Cost Vaccine Clinic. Thursdays, 10am-2pm. For previously spayed/neutered cats and dogs only. No appointment needed.: & Low-Cost Spay/Neuter Stationary Clinic for Dogs. Every Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday. Males, $120 and up; females, $150 and up; includes spay/neuter, rabies vaccine, and cone collar. All surgeries performed by appointment only. Info: 845-343-1000. The Animal Rights Alliance (T.A.R.A.), 60 Enterprise Place, Middletown.

IONE’s 21st Annual Dream Festival (thru 1/31/16). Crated by author/director and dream facilitator Ione. For details, log Kingston.

Woodstock Fire Company #1 Fire Wood Raffle. The company is offering two prizes - 1 cord of fire wood delivered* and $200 cash. Tickets are 1 for a $5 donation and 5 for a $20 donation. Raffle takes place on 11/2 at 7pm. Info: 845- 679-2927. Woodstock Fire Company #1, 242 Tinker St, 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

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