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

Sunday 2/7

2016 Winter Folk Weekend. 2/5, 2/6, 2/7. A weekend filled with informal music. Info and reservations: twww.folkmusicny.org/weekends.html or 718-672-6399. Hudson Valley Resort & Spa, 400 Granite Rd, Kerhonkson.

10AM-2PM Sun Brunch @ The Falcon: Big Joe Fitz & The Lo-Fis (Jazz Blues) Info: 845-236-7970 or www.liveatthefalcon.com. The Falcon, 1348 Route 9W, Marlboro.

10AM-1PM Minnewaska Preserve: Awosting Falls Snowshoe Outing. An approximately two and a half mile long snowshoe walk along the charming Awosting Falls Carriage Road. Pre-registration is required. Info: 845-255-0752. Minnewaska Preserve, Peter’s Kill Area, Gardiner.

10:30AM-12:30PM Free Meditation Practice at Sky Lake Shambhala Retreat Ctr. Meets every Sunday. Sitting and walking meditation with short teaching and discussion from Pema Chodron books or video. Free and open to the public. Contact info: 845-658-8556 orwww.skylake.shambhala.org. Sky Lake, 22 Hillcrest Ln, Rosendale.

10:30AM-12:30PM Sam’s Point Area: Berry Pickers’ History Hike and Movie. A guided snowshoe hike to see the remains of cabins in a berry-picking encampment. Then watch a 27 minute documentary that presents stories from some berry pickers themselves. Pre-registration isrequired by calling Sam’s Point at 845-647-7989. Sam’s Point Area, Nature Center, Cragsmoor.

10:45AM 2016 Anniversary Celebration/Service Features guest Lector Stephen Bauman. New Paltz United Methodist Church, New Paltz.

11AM Valentine-Making Workshop. Children of all ages can stamp, paint and create 25 cards for $10. Registration is required. Info: 845-243-3750 or visit www.poughkidsie.com/cards. Poughkidsie, 50 Springside Ave, Poughkeepsie.

12PM-5PM Reiki I Training and Certification with Sensei Lorry Salluzzi. As a Reiki I practitioner, you can share this healing energy with your family, friends and pets and add positive energy to the universe. The certification you receive is well respectedamong the Reiki community. Info: 845-679-2100. Mirabai Bookstore, 23 Mill Hill Rd, Woodstock, $70.

12PM Co-ed Pickup-Futbol ! If there’s no snow on the ground in town, every Sunday at noon. Info: [email protected] Athletic Fields at Comeau Town Park, 98 Comeau Dr, Woodstock.

12:30PM Thomas Cole National Historic Site Open House. Participants in the Open House will receive refreshments and complimentary admission to the 2pm Sunday Salon event on the same day. Res reqr’d. Info: 518-943-7465 ext. 5, or [email protected] Thomas Cole NationalHistoric Site, 218 Spring St, Catskill, free.

12:30PM-6PM Tarot Readings with Sarvananda. Every Sunday. Info: 845-679-2100. Mirabai Bookstore, 23 Mill Hill Rd, Woodstock, $40 /30 minute session.

1PM-2PM Silent Peace Vigil by Woodstock Women in Black. Info: 845-679-7148 or [email protected] Village Green, Tinker St, Woodstock.

1PM-4PM 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. Sundays, January 17 - December 4. Info: www.woodstockshcoolofart.org. Woodstock School of Art, Woodstock, $20 /session, $50 /4 classes.

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

1PM-3PM Pallet Puppet Theatre offers Spanish Puppet Lesson. Ongoing on Sundays, 1-3pm. Materials for kids provided. The Green Palette, 215 Main Street inside of the Medusa Antique Center Building, New Paltz.

2PM 2016 Sunday Salon: Robert D. Loversidge, Jr, FAIA. Is the Ohio Statehouse Thomas Cole’s largest artwork? Info: 518-943-7465 ext. 5, or [email protected] Thomas Cole National Historic Site, 218 Spring St, Catskill, $9.

2PM Annual DCIC Interfaith Peace Concert: An Afternoon of Stories. Featuring Storytellers: Kusum Gupta, Lorraine Hartin-Gelardi, Adah Hetko, Muriel Horowitz, Jonathan Heiles, Rabbi Paul Golomb & Karen Pillsworth. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 67 South Randolph Ave, Poughkeepsie.

2PM-5PM Audition: “Skirt Job. A new one-act play to be directed by Trish Hawkins and performed at Rhinebeck Theater Center. Casting in Kingston on 2/7, 2-5pm and 2/8, 5-8pm for male and female roles, ages 30 to 60. No pay. Info: 845-532-0011 or [email protected] .

2PM Book Signing: Alexander Chee, author of “The Queen of the Night.” Info: 845-679-8000. The Golden Notebook, 29 Tinker St, Woodstock.

2PM 2016 Sunday Salon: Robert D. Loversidge, Jr, FAIA presents Thomas Cole and the Ohio Statehouse. Is the Ohio Statehouse Thomas Cole’s largest artwork? Info: 518-943-7465 ext. 5, or [email protected] Thomas Cole National Historic Site, 218 Spring St, Catskill, $9.

2PM-4PM Opening Reception: Edward Bear Miller. Info: 845-658-8108. Rosendale Café, Main St, Rosendale.

3PM Modfest. Concert: Attacca Quartet. Info: 845-437-5370. Vassar College, Skinner Hall of Music, Poughkeepsie.

3PM-7PM Woodstock Live Afternoon Blues & Folk Rock & Funk Show! Featuring Billy Mitchel, George Henry, Ray Pollard, Journey Blue Heaven & friends. Info: 845-679-3484. Harmony Café @ Wok ‘n Roll, 50 Mill Hill Rd, Woodstock.

3PM The General. One of Buster Keaton’s most beloved silent films. The General will be accompanied by the piano virtuosity of Marta Waterman. Info: www.rosendaletheatre.org or 845-658-8989. Rosendale Theatre, Main St, Rosendale.

3:30PM Special Screenings - Jack Nicholson Month: Five Easy Pieces. Free admission. Starr Library, Rhinebeck.

4PM-6PM Woodstock Community Drum Circle. Hosted by Birds of a Feather and Timekeeper Drums invite all to drum and dance. Free, donations appreciated. On-going on Sundays, 4-6pm. Meets in the end room in the back of the building. Village Green, Woodstock.

7PM Super Bowl Buffet. Info: 845-687-2699 or emailing [email protected] High Falls Café, 12 Stone Dock Rd, High Falls.

7PM Live @ The Falcon: Sari Schorr Featuring Chris Bergson (Blues Rock). Info: 845-236-7970 or www.liveatthefalcon.com. The Falcon, 1348 Route 9W, Marlboro.

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

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