Almanac Weekly’s calendar of events (November 12-21)

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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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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].

Goddess Dance (11/14, 7-8:30PM) ! Awaken and Unleash your Inner Goddess! A sassy, fun, playful class where we will shake, shimmy and let our hair down! Celebrate being a woman through dance, movement, self love & empowerment. No dance experiencefe needed. Please bring a long scarf. All ages & body types encouraged to attend. 18 & up. At Anahata Yoga Studio, 35 North Front St, Kingston .845-481- 0519 or $15 dollars when you mention this ad.

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). Crated by author/director and dream facilitator Ione. For details, log Kingston.

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.

Upcoming Holiday Flea Market & Antique Show (11/15) Info: 845- 657-8563. The Murphy Cente, 467 Broadway, Kingston.

New York Triathlon Expo Coming to Citi Field in 2016. March 19, 2016, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sponsorship and exhibitor opportunities are still available. for more details. For tickets:

The Caring Hands Soup Kitchen & Food Pantry, and The Clinton Avenue UMC are working hard to provide a Thanksgiving meal to the community, and they need your help, support and generosity. Make your tax deductible donation to: Caring Hands, P.O. Box 1099, Kingston, NY 12402. Info: 845-331-7188. Clinton Avenue UMC, 122 Clinton Ave, Kingston.

Children’s Holiday Book Sale at Elting Memorial Library. Hundreds of like-new books for holiday gifts.  Discounted 70% to 80% off published price. 11/21 through12/22  Open during librery hours.

A Call for Volunteers! Sinterklaas Send-Off Event in Kingston. (11/28, 11:30am-6pm) face painting, music, street performances, balloon sculpting, story-telling, puppets, Parrots for Peace, tree lighting, Sinterklaas on his white horse! Info: 845- 399-2902 or 845-339-4280.



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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
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