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

Thursday 1/21

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-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..

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

11AM-12PM Feldenkrais Ongoing Community Class. Led by Tatiana Light. Meets on Thursdays, 11am - 12pm. Call 845-6299 for short telephone interview. Leave message when to return your call. Method of international reputation helping Healing, Longevity andImproved Balance and Movement Coordination.Gentle and effortless exercise with immediate relaxation effect. Mountainview Studio, depending on registration Classes will start on January 2016, Woodstock.

11:30AM-1PM “Third Thursday Luncheon.” As part of Messiah’s Outreach Programs, each luncheon benefits a local organization to support its ongoing programs. $6/ donation requested. For takeout orders with a $7/ donation. Info: 845-876-3533. The Church of the Messiah, 6436 Montgomery St, Rhinebeck, 6$6, $7 takeouts.

12PM-1:30PM January Business Luncheon hosted by New Paltz Regional Chamber of Commerce. Speaker: Central Hudson President and Chief Executive Officer James Laurito. Online prepaid registration is required by Thursday, January 14. Info: https://www.newpaltzchamber.org or call845-255-0243. Buttermilk Falls Inn, 220 North Rd, Milton, $40.

1PM The Mid-Hudson Valley, IBM Retirees Club. Speaking on “Real World K-9 Dogs: Drugs, Bombs, & Weapons Detection” will be Lt. Frank LaMonica, Dutchess County Sheriff’s Office; Officer in Charge of and Trainer, Canine Division. The Knights of Columbus Council Hall, , 339 Route 82, Hopewell Junction.

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.

4PM-7PM Homemade Soup Sale To Go. Snow Date: 1/22. Pint: $4.50 with bread. Handicapped accessible. Info: 845-331-7099. United Reformed Church, Bloomington.

6PM-7:30PM Seminar on MAKOplastyr surgery. For reservations or for more information, call 845-483-6088 (TTY 1-800-421-1220). Fishkill Ambulatory Surgery Center, Suite 330, 200 Westage Business Center Dri, Fishkill.

6PM Movie: The Martian (PG-13). Info: 845-657-2482 or https://www.olivefreelibrary.org. The Olive Free Library, 4033 Rt 28A, West Shokan, free.

6PM-8PM Lego Fun! The library supplies the Legos and a theme, you supply the creativity. Info: 845-657-2482. Olive Free Library, Rt 28A, West Shokan.

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 https://www.skylake.shambhala.org. Sky Lake, 22 Hillcrest Ln, Rosendale.

6PM Thursday Night Movie Series: The Martian. Info: 845-845-657-2482 Olive Free Library, Rt 28A, West Shokan.

6PM Lego Fun Projects. Info: 845-657-2482 or https://www.olivefreelibrary.org. The Olive Free Library, 4033 Rt 28A, West Shokan, free.

6PM Game Night at Enchanted Café. Red Hook Public Library hosts an evening of tabletop gaming. Games for all ages, from Candy Land to Settlers of Catan will be on hand. Info: 845-758-3241 or https://www.redhooklibrary.org. Enchanted Café, 7484 South Broadway, Red Hook, free.

6PM An Illustrated Lecture by Carlo DeVito, Editorial Director on the book Wreck of the Whale Ship Essex, will highlight the dangers of whaling. A benefit for the Hudson Area Library. At 8pm, a whaling-themed dinner will be served. Dinner requires advance reservations. Info: 518-822-1850. Café Le Perche, 230 Warren St, Hudson, $25.

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 Live @ The Falcon: Split Bill: Bobby Paltauf. Dylan Doyle Band. Info: https://www.liveatthefalcon.com or 845- 236-7970. The Falcon, 1348 Route 9W, Marlboro.

7PM 2016 Classic Jewish Films: Punk Jews. Presented by Robin Torres. Hasidic punk rockers, Yiddish street performers, African-American Jewish activists. Punk Jews are asking, each in his or her own way, what it means to be Jewish in the 21st century. Info: https://www.jewishcongregationofnewpaltz.org Jewish Congregation of New Paltz, Community Center, 32 N. Chestnut St, New Paltz.

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

8PM Adrien Reju, singer-songwriter . Info: https://www.helsinkihudson.com or 518-828-4800 Club Helsinki Hudson, 405 Columbia St, Hudson.

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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