Almanac Weekly’s calendar of events (November 5-14)

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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

Upcoming Holiday Flea Market & Antique Show(11/15, 10am-4pm). A Family Fun EventThe Murphy Center, 467 Broadway, Kingston. Info: 845- 657-8563.

Kingston Public Policy/Politics Book Club. Are you passionate about politics and policy? Tired of talking only to those you agree with? This book club is designed to be a a nonpartisan, all-inclusive group-liberals, conservatives, libertarians, progressives, anarchists and any we’re missing-all welcome. We agree on books and meet monthly for an informed, civil, non-ad hominem discussion of the issues. Look us up on and join there-or send an email to [email protected].

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.

Lions Club Annual Fundraising Auction(11/20, 6pm). Presented by The Saugerties Lions Club . Proceeds go toward updating the Lions Club Children’s Playground and other Lions supported community projects. A donation of $25 includes food prepared by the Glasco Fire Department and refreshments. Doors open at 6pm with a silent auction followed by an 7:30 pm live auction hosted by Barry Cherwin.   Info: 845-246-2872 or [email protected].

Transformational Reading of A Course Of Love in Gardiner (11/17 & 12/1, 6:30-8pm).Ongoing meetings to read and discuss A Course Of Love, a continuation of A Course In Miracles, Meeting 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of each month: Nov. 3rd & 17th and Dec. 1st. It is helpful but not necessary to be familiar with A Course In Miracles. Free. All are welcome. Hosted by Roy Capellaro. Info: 845-518-1070 and Hope Mauran, email [email protected].

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

Calling All Collectors(11/8/15) . An Afternoon to share what you love to collect with others. Anyone with a collection they love of anything is welcome to bring their collection. Please call 845 985-7700 or email [email protected] to reserve a table. Time and The Valley Museum, Grahamsville.

Audition Notice: The ACME Mystery Company is seeking a wide range of actors to fill various roles in their repertory of over 20 different productions. Auditions on 11/14 from 2pm to 4 pm and on 11/15 from 8pm to 10pm. [email protected] or 315-569-5488 to reserve a spot.The CENTER for Performing Arts in Rhinebeck, 661 Route 308, Rhinebeck.

Boscobel Salutes Veterans. Free house & grounds admission to veterans who show their military ID (or even a photo of themselves wearing their uniform!) at the front desk during 11/2015. Half-price admission for up to five family members per visiting veteran. Info: 845-265-3638.

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.



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  1. Cassatt String Quartet performs
    at Maverick Concert Hall, Woodstock, New York
    Sunday, July 19, 2022 at 4pm

    The internationally celebrated Cassatt String Quartet will perform on Sunday, July 19, 2022 at 4pm at Maverick Concert Hall, 120 Maverick Road, Woodstock, NY. Established in 1985, and celebrating their 30th anniversary season, the Cassatt String Quartet has collaborated with a vast array of artists and Pulitzer-prize winning composers. Named three times by The New Yorker magazine’s Best Of The Year CD Selection, the Cassatt has recorded over twenty-five commercial releases for the Koch, Naxos, New World, Albany and CRI Labels and can be found on YouTube.

    The concert will feature Joan Tower Incandescent for String Quartet, Peter Schickele Quartet No. 1, American Dreams, and Franz Schubert Death and the Maiden.

    For further information access: or call (845) 679-8217

    • General admission: $25., Students with valid ID: $5., Children under 12: Free when accompanies by an adult; Reserved (assigned) seats: $40 or $50 (depending on the event); a limited number of reserved seats are available only in advance and online by credit card or by phone 24 hours; Rock Bottom: “Pay-what-you-can” seating. Bring your own chair or blanket.

    The hall is wheelchair and walker accessible. To purchase tickets, go to the schedule page and click on the concert you wish. You will be directed to the order form. Or: 24 Hours Phone 800-595-4TIX [4849].

    More about the Cassatt String Quartet:

    Acclaimed as one of America’s outstanding ensembles, the Manhattan based Cassatt String Quartet has performed throughout North America, Europe, and the Far East, with appearances at New York’s Alice Tully Hall and Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, the Tanglewood Music Theater, the Kennedy Center and Library of Congress in Washington, DC, the Theatre des Champs-Élysées in Paris and Maeda Hall in Tokyo. The Quartet has been presented on major radio stations such as National Public Radio’s Performance Today, Boston’s WGBH, New York’s WQXR and WNYC, and on Canada’s CBC Radio and Radio France.

    “… an undulant, lyrical and insightful performance…” by the Cassatt Quartet was recently cited in The New York Times. The 2014-2015 season highlights include their debut at the Beijing Modern Music Festival and concerts in Chiba, Japan, appearances at the NY Botanical Gardens, Tenri Cultural Center, Bargemusic, Mohonk Mountain House, Maverick Concerts and the Westchester Chamber Society (NY), Music Mountain and Treetops Chamber Series (CT), the Seal Bay Festival (ME) and their annual Cassatt in the Basin! educational chamber music residency (TX).

    Named three times by The New Yorker magazine’s Best Of…CD Selection, they have over thirty CDs and YouTube postings. They are named for the celebrated American impressionist painter Mary Cassatt.

    Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation (MAAF) has recently awarded the Cassatt String Quartet a coveted grant to help support their engagements across the globe as part of the 2015 USArtists International (USAI) program. USAI is the only national initiative in the United States solely devoted to promoting the excellence and diversity of American performing arts abroad. The program works to strengthen the creative and professional development of American artists through participation at important international festivals and performing arts markets. The program is made possible by the generous support of the National Endowment for the Arts and The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Engagements supported through the program provide American performing artists the opportunity to exchange ideas and practices with their counterparts around the world, and sustain their careers through exposure to new audiences and access to the international marketplace.

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