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

Thursday 1/14

8AM Senior Exercise for Early Risers with Diane Colello. Sponsored by Woodstock Senior Recreation. Open to Woodstock residents 55 & older. $1 donation. Mescal Hornbeck Community Center, Rock City Rd, Woodstock.

8:30AM-9:30AM Free Daily Silent Sitting Meditation. On-going every Morning, seven days a week, 8:30-9:30am in the Amitabha Shrine Room. For info contact Jan Tarlin, 845-679-5906, x 1012. Karma Triyiana Dharmachakra, 335 Meads Mountain Rd, Woodstock.

9AM-11:15AM New Paltz Playspace. NPZ Town Rec Center, off of Rte 32, New Paltz.

9:30AM-10:30AM Senior Fit After 50 with Diane Collelo. Three-part class offering movement for balance and breath, weight-training for bone health, and mat work for flexibility and core. Open to Woodstock residents 55 and older, $1 donation requested. Town Hall, Woodstock.

10AM-3PM Permaculture Class at Cornell Cooperative Extension. A one-day workshop, Permaculture for the Backyard and the Small Farm. The goal is for everyone to leave the workshop knowing which project is most important to do first within their own context. Info:845-340-3990 x311 or email [email protected] CCEUC Office, 232 Plaza Rd, Kingston, $80.

10AM-4PM Manuscript Exhibition: The Atom Bomb. Exhibits through 4/31. Info: or 845-569-4997. Karpeles Manuscript Library Museum, 94 Broadway, Newburgh, free.

10AM-11:30AM Parkinson’s Dance & Exercise Class. Led by Anne Olin. For people with PD & other neurological disorders. Groups are challenging, creative and fun! Info: 845-679-6250. $12 for one or $22 for two. St. John’s Episcopal Church, 207 Albany Ave, Kingston.

11AM-12PM Feldenkrais Ongoing Community Class. Meets on Thursdays, 11am - 12pm. Method of international reputation helping Healing, Longevity and Improved Balance and Movement Coordination.Call to register and for short telephone interview. 845-679-6299Leave message when to return your call and your telephone number. Mountain View Studio, Woodstock.

1PM-4PM Hearing Loss Support Group. A screening of the film Sound and Fury. This documentary concerns two American families with young deaf children and their conflict over whether or not to give their children cochlear implants. Info: 845-255-1255 or Gardiner Library, Community Room, 133 Farmer’s Turnpike, Gardiner.

1PM-4PM Senior Duplicate Bridge with John Stokes. Woodstock Bridge Club offers a short lesson and a game of Duplicate Bridge. Most players are elementary and intermediate players. Open to Woodstock residents 55 and older, $1 donation requested. Rescue Squad Bldg, Rt 212, Woodstock.

1:30PM-2:30PM Super Special Story Times “What Happens in Winter?”   Nick Martin, Park Educator at Minnewaska State Park Preserve, and Children’s Librarian, Amy Laber, will present a special story time. For 4 & 5 year olds. Info: 845- 255-1255. Gardiner Library, Children’s room, 133 Farmer’s Turnpike, Gardiner, free.2PM Archives Storyteller Series: Ashokan Reservoir. Info: 845-338-5580 Town of Esopus Library, 128 Canal St, Port Ewen.

5PM-7PM Opening Reception: Teen Visions ’16. More than 60 paintings, drawings, and photographs by local high school students who participated in the Art Institute of Mill Street Loft’s summer Art Intensive Program. Exhibits through 1/26. Info: 845-471-7477. Vassar College, Poughkeepsie.

6PM Tai Chi with Martha Cheo at Unison. Tai Chi is an ancient Chinese healing and martial art. Its slow and graceful movements are good for promoting health, developing strength, balance and coordination. Info: 845-255-1559 or Unison Arts Center, 68 Mountain Rest Rd, New Paltz.

6PM Adult Coloring Club. Preregistration required. Info: 845-657-2482 or The Olive Free Library, 4033 Rt 28A, West Shokan, free.

6PM-7PM Free Meditation Practice at Sky Lake Shambhala Retreat Center. Meets every Thursday, 6-7pm. Free and open to the public. Contact info: 845-658-8556 or Sky Lake, 22 Hillcrest Ln, Rosendale.

6:30PM Blue Mountain Cemetery Meeting. Open to the public to discuss rules and regulations. Blue Mountain Dutch Reformed Church, Saugerties.

7PM-8:30PM Meeting of MECR (Middle East Crisis Response). A group of Hudson Valley residents joined together to promote peace and human rights in Palestine and the Middle East. Info: 845 876-7906 or Woodstock Public Library, 5 Library Ln, Woodstock.

7PM-8:30PM Book Discussion.   Every Thursday evening year-round, in the This group is intended for people who already have some background in the study and/or practice of Tibetan Buddhism. The group is free of charge and open to the public; no preregistration is required. Amitabha Shrine Room (next to the bookstore) Karma Triyana Dharmachakra, 335 Meads Mountain Rd, Woodstock.

7PM-9PM Thursday Japanese Free Movie Night. Info: 845-255-8811 or Gomen-Kudasai Noodle Shop, Rite Aid Plaza, New Paltz.

8PM Live @ The Falcon: Jeffery Broussard & The Creole Cowboys (Zydeco). Info: 845-236-7970 or The Falcon, 1348 Route 9W, Marlboro.

8PM The Whispering Tree. Genre: folk. Info: 845-202-7500 or Dogwood, 47 East Main St, Beacon, free.

8PM Darlingside. Info: Club Helsinki, 405 Columbia St, Hudson.

8PM-11PM Popemobile. The uptown Kingston jam band featuring Daniel Sternstein on guitar and vocals, Marc Ferraro on percussion and a host of local all-stars! No cover charge, 21+. Info: 845-853-8049 Uncle Willy’s Inc, 31 North Front St, Kingston.

8:30PM Bluegrass Clubhouse with Brian Hollander, Tim Kapeluk, Geoff Harden, Fooch, & Eric Weissberg. Info: 845-679-3484. Harmony Café @ Wok ‘n Roll, 50 Mill Hill Rd, Woodstock.

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