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

Thursday 2/4

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 Stretch and Flex with Diane Collelo, open to all Woodstock residents 55 and older for a $1 donation. Mescal Hornbeck Community Center, Rock City Road, Woodstock.

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

10:30AM-2PM Hooks & Needles, Yarns & Threads - Informal weekly social gathering for rug hookers, knitters, crocheters, and all other yarn crafters. Info: 845-757-3771 or Tivoli Free Library, 86 Broadway, Tivoli.

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. 845-679-6299. Leave message when to return your call and your telephone number. Mountain View Studio, Woodstock.

11AM-12:30PM Homeschool Group Program for homeschooled kids, ages 5 and up. Various topics in history will be covered. All are welcome! Meets on the 3rd floor. Info: 845-757-3771 or Tivoli Free Library, 86 Broadway, Tivoli.

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.

4:30PM-5:30PM Meditation Support Group meets every Thurs. Walk-ins welcome. Info: 845-679-2100. Mirabai Bookstore, 23 Mill Hill Rd, Woodstock, free.

4:30PM Teen Night. 1st & 3rd Fri of each month. Young Adult Program. Info: 845-338-5580 Town of Esopus Library, 128 Canal St, Port Ewen.

5PM-9PM Modfest Late Night at the Lehman Loeb, with Gallery Conversation & Late Night Anniversary Celebration. Info: 845-437-5370. Vassar College, The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Poughkeepsie.

5PM-8PM Sketch Class. A traditional sketch class (drawing the figure) format of numerous poses which will lengthen in duration as determined by the monitor. $50/4 consecutive classes. January 21-December 15, Thursdays. Info: Woodstock School of Art, Woodstock, $20 /session, $50 /4 classes.

5PM-7PM Opening Reception: Notes in Passing, images of Dutchess County by fine art photographer Julie Mihaly. Exhibits through 2/14. Info: 845-437-5370. Vassar College, Palmer Gallery, Poughkeepsie.

6PM Arts & Crafts for Kids. Preregistration required. Info: 845-657-2482 or The Olive Free Library, 4033 Rt 28A, West Shokan, free.

6PM Thursday Night Movie Series: Everest. 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 Sky Lake, 22 Hillcrest Ln, Rosendale.

4PM Book Club.Join our lively group as we discuss The Autobiography of Eleanor Roosevelt, a candid look at a fascinating life and era. All welcome. Free. Phoenicia Library, 48 Main St, Phoenicia, 845-688-7811.

6PM-7PM “The Lives and Legends of Hudson River Fish.” Department of Environmental Conservation Hudson River Estuary Program naturalist/educator Tom Lake to speak. RSVP. Info: 845-473-4440, extension 273, or visit Scenic Hudson’s River Center, Long Dock Park, 8 Long Dock Rd, Beacon.

6PM First Thursday Book Club. Free, open to the public. Phoenicia Library, 48 Main St, Phoenicia. Info: 845-688-7811. Free.

6:30PM Woodstock Transition Working Group Council Meeting. Pulbic welcome! Info: Woodstock Public Library, 5 Library Ln, Woodstock.

6:30PM-7:05PM Learn Remembrance. Remembrance is a very holy and deep form of prayer (with roots in the Old Testament “Remember my name in the night”) which connects you with the Divine within. Immediately following this intro is a time to sit in silent practice together (see separate listing at 7:15), All are welcome to either/both but RSVP please, or 845-679- 8989. Flowing Spirit Healing, 33 Mill Hill Rd, Woodstock, free/donations welcome.

7PM-8:30PM Free Holistic Self-Care Classes Sponsored by the Rondout Valley Holistic Health Community in cooperation with Marbletown Community Center. Info: Marbletown Community Center, 3564 Main St, Stone Ridge.

7PM First Thursday Singer Songwriter Series hosted by Maureen and Don Black. This month they welcome Kimberly and Bruce Hillenbrand, Steve and Terry Massardo, and Terry Seely to the Cafe stage. Info: 845-687-2699 or emailing [email protected] High Falls Café, $12.

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

7PM Fireside “Chat” at St. James’ Chapel . “Remembering Hyde Park, “ lecture presented by the John W. Golden, Jr, lifelong Hyde Park resident. Reception will follow. Info: 845-229-2820. St. James’ Chapel, 10 East Market St, Hyde Park.

7PM Live @ The Falcon: Sultans of String (Folk Jazz). Info: 845-236-7970 or The Falcon, 1348 Route 9W, Marlboro.

7PM Reader’s Choice Book Club. 1st Thurs only. Adult Program. Info: 845-338-5580 Town of Esopus Library, 128 Canal St, Port Ewen.

7PM Book Reading: “Abstract Expressionism For Beginners” Richard Klin will explore his book on abstract expressionism. Info: Jewish Congregation of New Paltz, Community Center, 32 N. Chestnut St, New Paltz.

7:15PM-8PM Silent Spiritual Practice. For people who would like to do spiritual practice together to increase the potency of the practice. For those who would like to learn Remembrance, please come to a teaching at 6:30 (see separate listing); there will be no teaching during the practice. All are welcome to either/both but RSVP please, or 845-679.-8989. Flowing Spirit Healing, 33 Mill Hill Rd, Woodstock, free/donations welcome.

8PM Cricket Tell the Weather in Concert. Monica Rizzio opens. Info: Daryl’s House Club, 130 NY-22, Pawling, $10, $15 /reserved.

8PM 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.

9PM Sunburst Brothers & Their Catskill Cousins. Playing Hillbilly Soul, Rhythm & Western, Country Pop and Traditional British Invasion Folk Music. No cover. Catskill Mountain Pizza, 51 Mill Hill Rd,Woodstock, 845-679-7969 or

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