Almanac Weekly’s calendar of events (February 4-13)

Saturday 2/13

9AM-10:30AM Woodstock: Christian Centering Prayer and Meditation. On-going, every Saturday, 9-10:30am. Everyone welcome. Info: 845-679-8800. St. Gregory’s Episcopal Church (the A-Frame), 2578 Rte 212, Woodstock.

9AM Saugerties’ Christian Meditation. Meets every Saturday, 9-10:30am. All welcome. No charge. 246-3285. Trinity Episcopal Church, Rte 9W, Saugerties.

9AM-4PM Christie Scheele: ColorColorClor Workshop. February 13-15, 2016. Saturday-Monday. Info: www.woodstockshcoolofart.org. Woodstock School of Art, Woodstock, $318.

10AM-12PM Knitting Group. Stone Ridge Library, 3700 Main Street, Stone Ridge, 845-687-7023.

10AM Hudson Highlands Nature Museum: Naturalist Walk and Talk. Topics will focus on “what are we seeing now”. Info:www.hhnm.org or call 845-534-5506, ext. 204. Hudson Highlands Nature Museum, Outdoor Discovery Center, Muser Dr, Cornwall, $7, $5 /child.

10AM-2PM Kingston Farmers’ Winter Market. Offering fruits and vegetables, organic and natural meats, a wide assortment of cheeses, wine, breads and other baked goods & honey. Info: www.kingstonfarmersmarket.org. Old Dutch Church, Kingston.

10AM-2PM Annual Fly Tying Workshop. Open to all aged 14 or above. Participants must provide their own equipment. Feathers and hooks will be supplied. Registration is required. Call Hank Rope at 845-254 5904 to register. Phoenicia Library, 48 Main St, Phoenicia, free,

10AM-4PM Presidents’ Weekend. Soldiers bring to life the Continental Army’s final winter encampment with musket and cannon firings. On Saturday & Monday 11am, 1:30pm & 3:30pm, see muskets and a cannon fired. Info: 845-561-1765,x 22. New Windsor Cantonment StateHistoric Site, 374 Temple Hill Rd, New Windsor.

10AM-9PM Candlewax Recycling Drop-off. Open every Saturday, 10am-9pm. Candlewax in any condition to be recycled. Pachamama Store (near food court), Hudson Valley Mall, Kingston.

10AM-3PM New Paltz Winter Farmers Market.Second Saturday thru April, 10am - 3pm. Offering local food items such as meat, eggs, root crops, greens, goat cheese, bakery items, maple syrup & heirloom seeds. Info: www.wintersunfarms.com or 845-214-6329. Community Center, 3 Veterans Dr, New Paltz, free.

10:30AM-11:30AM Silent Vigil for Global Peace & Non-Violence. Sponsored by The Kingston Women in Black. Info: 845-399-2805. Meet outside Cornell St PO, Kingston, 845-339-0637.

10:30AM Etsy Workshop. Preregistration required. Info: 845-657-2482 or www.olivefreelibrary.org. The Olive Free Library, 4033 Rt 28A, West Shokan, free.

10:30AM Lego Fun Projects. Info: 845-657-2482 or www.olivefreelibrary.org. The Olive Free Library, 4033 Rt 28A, West Shokan, free.

10:30AM-11:30AM “O is for Owls” Children’s Program at Ellenville Library. Bring your children and join the education staff from Minnewaska State Park Preserve and Susan Mangan, Children’s Librarian, to discover some of the mysteries of owls. For children between the ages offive and ten. Info: 845- 647-5530. Ellenville Library, Ellenville.

11AM Minnewaska State Park Preserve: Drop-In Snowshoe Lessons at Sam’s Point Area, designed for people who are beginners, interested in trying snowshoeing. No Reservations Required. Snowshoes are available for this program at a discounted rate of $5 per person. Info:845-647-7989. Sam’s Point Area, Visitor Center, Cragsmoor, $10 /car.

11AM-2PM Book Lover’s Party. Party to discuss your favorite books. Registration Required. Info: 845-679-6405 or www.whplib.org. West Hurley Library, 42 Clover St, West Hurley.

12PM Fundraiser for St. Judes - Penny Social. Kitchen Opens at 12pm. Calling at 2pm. Sponsored by: United Methodist Church of Shady. Info: 845-679-2982. Lake Hill Firehouse, Rte. 212, Woodstock.

12PM-1PM Free Yoga Pizza Party. Recurring event every Saturday. Join Women’s Power Space and My Place Pizza for a rejuvenating yoga class and pizza. Families, beginners, and children welcome (mats will be provided). Donations appreciated. Info:[email protected] My Place Pizza, 322 Main St, Poughkeepsie.

12:30PM-6PM Tarot Readings with Stephanie. Every Saturday. Walk-ins welcome or call for appointment. Info: 845-679-2100. Mirabai Bookstore, 23 Mill Hill Rd, Woodstock, $30 /25 minutes, $50 /45 minutes.

1:30PM-3PM Minnewaska Preserve: Family Snowshoe Hike. A snowshoe hike, a winter scavenger hunt and play a camouflage game in the woods. For children aged seven to ten years old, Pre-registration is required. Info: 845-255-0752. Minnewaska Preserve, Peter’s Kill Area, Gardiner.

2PM-5PM Talk About Dying: Who Will Speak for Me and What Should They Say? Beyond Healthcare Proxies.Talk About Dying is a series of free community workshops that create a supported forum for discussion of issues related to living and dying in a meaningful context, with an emphasis on the practical, emotional and spiritual implications. Talk About Dying was created by Dr. Carol Robin and Jill Dorsi. Dr. Robin is a holistic Chiropractor, Certified Clinical Nutritionist, Energy Healing and Guided Imagery practitioner who has over 30 years experience in holistic health and teaching guided imagery and consciousness work. Jill Dorsi is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 30 years experience as a practitioner and teacher in recovery, rehabilitation, and self-determination in health decisions, employment, and other adult life roles. Pre-registration requested at talkaboutdying.com. Info: www.talkaboutdying.com/. The Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the Catskills,320 Sawkill Road, Kingston.

2PM Free Meditation Instruction. On-going every Saturday, 2pm in the Amitabha Shrine Room. 60-minute class requires no previous meditation experience. For info contact Jan Tarlin, 845-679-5906, 1012. Karma Triyiana Dharmachakra, 335 Meads Mountain Rd, Woodstock.

2PM Woodstock Poetry Society: Annie Christain and Melody Davis. Info: 845-679-8000. The Golden Notebook, 29 Tinker St, Woodstock.

2PM Lecture on Weston Price with Dina Falconi. Info: 845-657-2482 or www.olivefreelibrary.org. The Olive Free Library, 4033 Rt 28A, West Shokan, free.

4PM Reading & Conversation with Sara Eckel and Lisa Phillips, authors of Love and Heartbreak: An Alt-Valentine. Info: 845-679-8000. The Golden Notebook, 29 Tinker St, Woodstock.

5PM-8PM Opening Reception: Aqua Essence.   Works by Betsy Jacaruso. The show runs through March 6th. Info: www.riverwindsgallery.com. RiverWInds Gallery, Beacon.

6PM-9PM Opening Reception: “Global Warning.” Works by Michael X. Rose in Gallery One. “The Akio Project” by Richard Deon in the Beacon Room. Info: 845-440-7584. The Beacon Artist Union, 506 Main St, Beacon.

7PM Classics on Hudson’s Annual Concert Series: Folktales and Myths -Travels through Hungary and Beyond. Iva Bittova | Violin and Vocals. Helena Baillie | Violin. Bard String Quartet. Champagne reception to follow. Info: 518-822-1438 or www.hudsonoperahouse.org. HudsonOpera House, West Room, Hudson, $35.

7PM Saturday Night Live Music & Noodles. 2nd set at 8:30pm.No cover, $5 donations to musicians recommended. Info: 845-255-8811 or www.GKnoodles.com. Gomen-Kudasai Noodle Shop, Rite Aid Plaza, New Paltz.

7PM Live @ The Falcon: Ed Palermo Big Band’s Valentine Noise! (Orchestral Jazz Rock). Info: 845-236-7970 or www.liveatthefalcon.com. The Falcon, 1348 Route 9W, Marlboro.

7PM Saturday 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 Lew Scott & Rich Syracuse. Other musicians regularly sit in with the band. Info: 518- 678-3101. Kindred Spirits, 334 Rt 32A, Palenville.

7PM Classics on Hudson: Iva Bittov | Violin and Vocals. Helena Baillie | Violin. Bard String Quartet. Info: www.hudsonoperahouse.org. Hudson Opera House, 327 Warren St, Hudson, $35.

7PM-9PM Opening Reception: The Erotica Show. Group show featuring works by 30 artists. Performances begin at 8 pm. Expect partial nudity: Adults only. Ania Aldrich and Cait Johnson & Friends will perform. Belly-dancer, Donna Barrett. Caprice Rouge. Info: 518-537-6214or [email protected] Tivoli Artists Gallery, Tivoli, $10.

7:30PM Half Moon Theatre presents A Valentine’s Cabaret Act. Starring Jenifer Kruskamp. Directed by Michael Schiralli. Tickets are $90 and include the three course meal and show. Dinner at 7:30, show at 9pm. Res suggested. Info: www.halfmoontheatre.org or call 1-800-838-3006. CulinaryInstitute of America, Downstairs at The Marriott Pavilion Theatre, 1946 Campus Dr, Hyde Park.

8PM-11PM New Music Night with the Beautiful Bastards alongside opening act El Yeah.. No cover, 21+. Info: 845-853-8049. Uncle Willy’s, 31 North Front St, Kingston.

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

8PM August: Osage County. Written by Tracy Letts. Directed by Christine Crawfis. Info: www.countyplayers.org or 845-298-1491. County Players Falls Theatre, 2681 W. Main St, Wappingers Falls, $17, $14 /senior/under 12.

8PM The Orchestra Now: Concert 3. Conducted by Leon Botstein, music director. Info: www.fishercenter.bard.edu or 845-758-7900. Bard College, Richard B. Fisher Center for the Performing Arts, Sosnoff Theater, Annandale-on-Hudson, $35, $25.

8PM You Can’t Take it With You. A comedy by George S.Kaufman and Moss Hart. Info: 845-876-3080. The Center for Performing Arts at Rhinebeck, , 661 Route 308, Rhinebeck, $24, $22.

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