Almanac Weekly’s calendar of events (January 14-23)

Friday 1/22

9:45AM-10:45AM Senior Chi Kung with Corinne Mol. Meditative, healing exercise consisting of 13 movements. Open to Woodstock residents 55 and older for a $1 donation. Mescal Hornbeck Community Center, Rock City Rd, Woodstock.

10:30AM Little Brainstormers. Children’s Program. Info: 845-338-5580 Town of Esopus Library, 128 Canal St, Port Ewen.

12:05PM-1:15PM Senior Basic Pilates with Christine Anderson. A floor work course promoting improvement of balance, coordination, focus, awareness breathing, strength and flexibility. Open to Woodstock residents 55 and older, $1 donation requested. Mescal Hornbeck Community

2PM Communicating Over the Internet Workshop. Info: 845-338-5580 Town of Esopus Library, 128 Canal St, Port Ewen.

4PM Knitting Club “Knit Wits.” Saugerties Public library, Washington Avenue, Saugerties, 845-246-4317, x 3.

4:30PM Anime Club. 2nd & 4th Fri of each month. Tween/Teen Program. Info: 845-338-5580 Town of Esopus Library, 128 Canal St, Port Ewen.

5:30PM Paper Flower Making. Info: 845-338-5580 Town of Esopus Library, 128 Canal St, Port Ewen.

6PM Kids Movie Night: Minions (2015). Just out on DVD! Free. Phoenicia Library, 48 Main St, Phoenicia. info: 845-688-7811. Free.

6:30PM Swing Dance Workshops with Emily Vanston: “Chill” Charleston.Stay cool when the music gets hot with Emily Vanston! 6:30-7:15pm Workshop 1: Side-by-side Charleston and variations 7:15-8pm Workshop 2: Face-to-face Charleston and transitionsWorkshop Admission: $15 one/$20 both. The Poughkeepsie Tennis Club, 135 S. Hamilton St, Poughkeepsie.   Sponsored by Hudson Valley Community Dances. Info: https://www.hudsonvalleydance.org or 845 454-2571.

7PM Book Reading: Carol Goodman, author of The Lake of Dead Languages and The Seduction of Water. Info: 845-255-8300 Inquiring Minds, 6 Church St, New Paltz.

7PM Friday Night Jazz! New York City saxophonist Al Guart leads ensembles comprised of the best Hudson Valley Jazz musicians. A rotating roster of performers includes pianists John Esposito & Peter Tomlinson, guitarists Steve Raleigh & Peter Einhorn, bassists LewScott & Rich Syracuse. Other musicians regularly sit in with the band. Info: 518- 678-3101. Kindred Spirits, 334 Rt 32A, Palenville.

7PM-10PM Blues Happy Hour: Big Joe Fitz and the Lo-Fis. No cover. 21+. Info: 845-853-8049. Uncle Willy’s, 31 North Front St, Kingston.

7PM Live @ The Falcon: Split Bill: Adrien Reju & Elijah Wolf. Info: https://www.liveatthefalcon.com or 845- 236-7970. The Falcon, 1348 Route 9W, Marlboro.

7PM Book Reading: Carol Goodman, author of new psychological thriller, River Road, about a creative writing professor at a state university in upstate New York. Info: 845-255-8300. Inquiring Minds Bookstore, 6 Church St, New Paltz, free.

8PM Swing Dance to Abbie Gardner and The Craziest Dream Band. Beginner’s lesson 8-8:30pm ; Dance 8:30-11:30pm. Admission $15/$10 full time students. Every One Welcome. The Poughkeepsie Tennis Club, 135 S. Hamilton St, Poughkeepsie.   Sponsored by Hudson Valley Community Dances. Info: https://www.hudsonvalleydance.org or 845 454-2571.

8PM The Lavendar Blues. Showcase of Queer Music Before World War II. Written and performed by Sarah Kilborne. Info: 518-828-4800. Club Helsinki, 405 Columbia St, Hudson, $20.

8PM The Beautiful Bastards. Info: 845-679-3484. Harmony Café @ Wok ‘n Roll, 50 Mill Hill Rd, Woodstock.

8PM Alash Ensemble. Info: 845-.658-9048. The Rosendale Cafer, 434 Main St, Rosendale, $20.

8PM The Music Man. Meredith Willson’s Tony Award winning classic musical. Info: https://www.centerforperformingarts.org or 845- 876-3080. The Center for Performing Arts at Rhinebeck, 661 Route 308, Rhinebeck, $27, $25 /senior/child.

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