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

Monday 1/18

Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Weekend (1/15-1/18). Enjoy our cross-country ski and snowshoe trails, ice skating rink on Lake Cole, ice fishing and a snow tube run. Warm up indoors at our indoor floor hockey arena, climbing gym, archery range and arts and crafts studio. Frost Valley YMCA, 2000 Frost Valley Rd., Claryville; 845-985-2291,x 450 or [email protected] Click Here for more details.

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-9:50AM Senior Fit Dance for Seniors with Adah Frank. Dance and movement for strength and flexibility. Open to Woodstock residents 55 and older, $1 donation requested. Bring a mat. Mescal Hornbeck Community Center, Rock City Rd, Woodstock.

9:30AM Settled and Serving in Place (Kingston Chapter). A social self-help group for seniors who want to remain in their homes and community. Info: ssipkingston.org or 845-399-2805. Olympic Diner, Washington Ave, Kingston.

10AM-12PM Senior Drama with Edith LeFever. Comets of Woodstock focuses on improvisation, acting exercises, monologues & scenes. Interested seniors are welcome to sit in. Open to Woodstock residents 55 and older, $1 donation requested. Mescal Hornbeck Community Center, Rock City Rd, Woodstock.

11AM-1PM Minnewaska State Park Preserve: Awosting Falls Snowshoe Outing. An approximately 2.5 mile snowshoe outing. Pre-registration is required. Snowshoes may be reserved and rented from the Park Office for $5. Info: at 845-255-0752. Minnewaska State Park Preserve, Peter’s Kill Area, Gardiner, $10 /car.

11:30AM 23rd Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday Celebration Luncheon. Honoring “Heroes in Our Backyard.” Tickets and info: 845-339-4615. The Chateau, 240 Boulevard, Kingston, $40, $20 812 & under.

11:30AM Chair Yoga. Adult Program- Month of January. Info: 845-338-5580 Town of Esopus Library, 128 Canal St, Port Ewen.

12:15PM Rhinebeck Rotary Club Meeting. Beekman Arms, Rhinebeck, 914-244-0333.

1PM Needlework Group. On-going every Monday, 1pm. Info:845-338-5580, x1005. Town of Esopus Library, 128 Canal St, Port Ewen.

2PM-4PM Senior Art with Judith Boggess. In addition to instruction, art supplies and periodic group exhibitions, the class offers friendship and camaraderie. Open to Woodstock residents 55 and older for minimum contribution of $2. Mescal Hornbeck Community Center, Rock City Rd, Woodstock.

2PM LEGO Skyline & Architecture Studio Build. Adults and teenagers (ages 14 and up) are invited to Barnes & Noble to help buildour new LEGO Skyline in-store display. Info: 845-485-2224. Barnes & Noble, 2518 South Rd, Poughkeepsie.

3PM-5PM Math Help with Phyllis Rosato. From kindergarten to calculus. Phoenicia Library, 48 Main St, Phoenicia. Info: 845-688-7811. Free.

3:30PM Guitar Jam. Month of January. Info: 845-338-5580 Town of Esopus Library, 128 Canal St, Port Ewen.

3:30PM 3:30-5:30 Tail Waggin Tutors Reading. Help comes to the library. Read to trained TDI dogs to build confidence and have fun. Recommended for early readers, reluctant readers, anyone ! Free, Drop-In. Handlers are trained, one a retired school professional.   Phoenicia Library, 48 Main St, Phoenicia. Info: 845-688-7811.

4PM Backgammon Club. Learn the game, pick up fancy moves, meet new people. Free, open to the public. Phoenicia Library, 48 Main St, Phoenicia. Info: 845-688-7811.

4:15PM-5:30PM Healthy Back Class w/ Anne Olin. Build strength and increase flexibility and range of motion with attention to your special needs. Class is on-going and meets on Mondays, 4:15-5:30pm. $12/class. 28 West Gym, Maverick Rd & Rt 28, Glenford.

6PM Stress Reduction Workshop. Taught by Kathy Carey, this class will provide important tools for working with stress in daily life. Info: 845-657-2482. Olive Free Library, Rt 28A, West Shokan, $10 /suggested donation.

6:30PM Beekeeping Support Group. Info: 845-657-2482 or www.olivefreelibrary.org. The Olive Free Library, 4033 Rt 28A, West Shokan, free.

6:30PM Beekeeping Support Group. Each month they cover a topic related to supporting beekeeping. Beginners and seasoned beekeepers are all welcome. Go to www.hvhives.com for more information about this monthly group. Info: 845-657-2482. Olive Free Library, Rt 28A, West Shokan,

7:15PM Mid-Hudson Women’s Chorus Free Open Rehearsal. No auditions required . Info: www.midhudsonwomenschorus.org or 914-388-4630. St. James United Methodist Church, Corner of Fair & Pearl Sts, Kingston.

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

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