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

Wednesday 1/20

9AM-10AM Senior Kripalu Yoga with Susan Blacker. Gentle yoga class with each student encouraged to move and stretch at his or her own pace. Includes warmups, poses for strength and balance and breath work for relaxation. Open to Woodstock residents 55 and older, $1donation requested. Mescal Hornbeck Community Center, Rock City Rd, Woodstock.

12PM Rotary Club of Kingston Meeting. Fellowship, lunch, and an informative and interesting presentation from a guest speaker. Meets every Wed at 12noon. Web: https://www.kingstonnyrotary.org. Christina’s Restaurant, 812 Ulster Ave, Kingston.

1PM Esopus Stitchers. Adult Program. Info: 845-338-5580 Town of Esopus Library, 128 Canal St, Port Ewen.

1:30PM-2:30PM Singing Circle Wednesday. Info:845-657-2482. Olive Free Library, Rt 28A, West Shokan.

3PM-5PM Boardman Branch Community Mural Project. For youth ages 12-18. Please pre-register for this art event. Seating and materials are limited. Info: https://www.poklib.org or 845-485-3445 x 3702. Boardman Road Branch Library, 141 Boardman Rd, Poughkeepsie.

3:30PM Math Regents Prep. Every Wed. @ 3:30pm Certified Math Teacher - Don’t fail Algebra, Geometry, and Trig. Empowering Ellenville, 159 Canal St, Ellenville, 877-576-9931.

3:30PM After School Tweens. Children’s Program. Note Time Change: was 4pm now is 3:30pm. Info: 845-338-5580 Town of Esopus Library, 128 Canal St, Port Ewen.

4PM-6PM Homework Club at Woodstock Library. For 1st-6th graders. The Children’s Room becomes a study hall with snacks and homework help. This is a drop-off program. On Wednesdays. Info: 845+-679-2213. Woodstock Library, 5 Library Ln, Woodstock.

4PM-5:30PM Woodstock’s Golden Notebook hosts Improv Classes. For kids aged 7 years and up can participate in drop-in improv classes with the Ovenbird Theatre Company. $15 per class, or three-class card for $12 per class.The Golden Notebook, 29 Tinker St, Woodstock. Info: [email protected] or visit https://www.ovenbirdproductions.com.

4:30PM- 5:30PM Art Hour with Francesca ages 3 to 103! Frannie will cook up something creative to do each week. She is known for her work with natural, found objects as well as jewelry. Phoenicia Library, 48 Main St, Phoenicia. Info: 845-688-7811. Free.

5:30PM Woodstock: Christian Centering Prayer and Meditation. On-going, every Wednesday 5:30-6:30pm Everyone welcome. 845-679-9534. First Churchof Christ, Scientist, 89 Tinker St, Woodstock.

5:30PM Business Mixer and Ribbon Cutting at New Baby New Paltz. Hosted by the New Paltz Regional Chamber of Commerce. New Baby New Paltz, 266 Main St (Shop Rite Plaza), New Paltz. Enjoy refreshments and conversation. Info: newpaltzchamber.org or 845-255-0243.

6PM-8PM Catskill Ukulele Group. If you do not have a ukulele but would like to participate, you can check one out from the library. This group stays connected to other players through Meetup.com under the name Catskill Ukulele Group. Info:845-657-2482. Olive Free Library, Rt 28A, West Shokan.

6PM Poetry in Stone: An Exploration of Puzzling Stone Constructions (cairns, bee hives, effigies, chambers, walls, seats, and other petroforms) in Ulster County and the Catskills.  Slide lecture by Evan Pritchard. Snow date, 1/ 27, 6 pm, if building available.  Open discussion and book signing follow.  Adults $5 suggested donation; children free.  For further information, call 845-626-5350. Marbletown Community Center, 3564 Main St. (Route 209), Stone Ridge.

6PM-8PM Woodstock Community Chorale. An opportunity to join with friends to sing both great works and songs for fun. No need to read music! Info: 845-688-2169. Kleinert/James Gallery, Tinker St, Woodstock.

6PM Teen Night. Young Adult Program. Info: 845-338-5580 Town of Esopus Library, 128 Canal St, Port Ewen.

6PM-7:30PM Creative Seed Support Group. For artists to voice their works inprogress in a supportive environment. For Songwriters, Playwrights & Actors.Held by Patrice Blue Maltas, Actress, Playwright, Musician and founder of Blue Healing Arts Center. MeetsWednesday nights, 6-7:30pm. Info: [email protected] or https://www.bluehealing.co. Blue Healing Art Center, 107 Mill Hill Rd, Woodstock.

6PM-8PM Woodstock Community Chorale. On-going every Wednesday, 6-8pm. An opportunity to join with friends to sing both great works and songs for fun. No need to read music! Info: 845-688-2169. Kleinert/James Gallery, Tinker St, Woodstock.

7PM-11PM Rosendale Chess Club. Free admission-no dues. On-going every Wed, 7-11pm. Rosendale Café, Rosendale.

7PM Library Board of Trustees Meeting. Open to the public. Info: 845-657-2482. Olive Free Library, Rt 28A, West Shokan.

7PM “Introduction to Tibetan Buddhism” Class. Info: 845-679-5906, x 1012 or [email protected]. On-going every Wed, 7pm. This free 90-minute program includes 30 minutes of Quiet Sitting Meditation followed by one of eight lectures on the history, practices andprinciples of the Karma Kagyu tradition of Tibetan Buddhism. 8 /wk curriculum. Karma Triyana Dharmachakra, 335 Meads Mountain Rd, Woodstock, free.

7:15PM Music Fan Film Series continues…JANIS: Little Girl Blue plus Skype Q&A with Big Brother bassist Peter Albin. Rosendale Theater, 408 Main St, Rosendale.

7:30PM The Poughkeepsie Newyorkers Barbershop Chorus. Meets every Wednesday night, 7:30pm. An evening of singing, fun & fellowship.A male a cappella group that sings in the American “Barbershop Style”of close four-part harmony. Guests are always welcome. Sight reading not required. Info: wwwnewyorkerschorus.org. St. Andrews Church, 110 Overlook St, Poughkeepsie.

8PM Live @ The Falcon: Roots & Blues Sessions at The Falcon Underground Info: 845-236-7970 or https://www.liveatthefalcon.com. The Falcon, 1348 Route 9W, Marlboro.

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

8:30PM-11PM Live at Catskill Mountain Pizza Company: Acoustic Jazz Trio with Syracuse/Siegel Duo + Special Featured Guest. Featuring Bassist Rich Syracuse and drummer Jeff “Siege” Siegel. No cover or minimum! Info: 679-7969. Catskill Mountain Pizza Company, 51 Mill Hill

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