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

Thursday 2/11

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-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.

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,Woodstock.

12PM-1:30PM New Paltz Regional Chamber of Commerce February Business Luncheon. Featuring Key Note Speaker Interim President & C.E.O. of St. Luke’s Cornwall Hospital, Joan Cusack-McGuirk. Online prepaid registration is required. Info: orcall 845-255-0243. Novella’s, 2 Terwilliger Ln, New Paltz, $35.

1PM-3PM Minnewaska Preserve: Homeschoolers Winter Wildlife Exploration. Take a snowshoe walk on the trails in the Peter’s Kill Area looking for signs of wildlife, including tracks, browse and scat. For children aged seven to ten years old, Pre-registrationis required. Info: 845-255-0752. Minnewaska Preserve, Park Preserve Office, Gardiner.

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 Thursday at Mirabai. 30 minutes seated meditation followed by 15 minutes walking meditation and discussion. Info: 845-679-2100. Mirabai Bookstore, 23 Mill Hill Rd, Woodstock, $5.

5PM-9PM Modfest Late Night at the Lehman Loeb with Gallery Conversation. Info: 845-437-5370. Vassar College, Main Building, Villard Room, 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.

6PM Adult Coloring Club. Preregistration required. Info: 845-657-2482 or The Olive Free Library, 4033 Rt 28A, West Shokan, free.

6PM Movie: All Things Must Pass (PG-13). Info: 845-657-2482 or The Olive Free Library, 4033 Rt 28A, West Shokan, free.

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.

7PMKim and Reggie Harris Concert - Celebrating Black History Month. Hosted by the Historic Huguenot. $15/gen adm, $12/srs & military.Crispell Memorial French Church, 60 Huguenot St, New Paltz.

7PM-9PM Modfest. Modfest Presentation at Late Night at the Lehman Loeb. Chamber music and readings of original prose and poetry by Vassar students. Info: 845-437-5370. Vassar College, The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Poughkeepsie.

7PM Screening: Welcome to Kutsher’s. A Film from “a galaxy long ago and far, far away introduced by Meri Lederer. This award-winning documentary captures a last glimpse of a lost world as it disappears before our eyes. Info: Jewish Congregation of New Paltz, Community Center, 32 N. Chestnut St, New Paltz.

7PM-8:30PM Shawangunk Ridge Free Public Lecture Series: Wild Turkeys in New York - Past, Present & Future. With Mike Schiavone, NYSDEC Biologist. Wild turkeys were once extirpated from NY, but were restored to the landscape.. Info: SUNY NewPaltz, Lecture Center, Room 102, Stone Ridge.

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

7PM Live @ The Falcon: Preston Frank & Big Daddy Zydeco - Opener: Red Dog Run (Zydeco). Info: 845-236-7970 or The Falcon, 1348 Route 9W, Marlboro.

7PM-8:30PM Meeting of MECR (Middle East Crisis Response) a group of Hudson Valley residents joined together to promote peace and human rights in Palestine and the Middle East. Info: 845-876-7906 or Woodstock Public Library, 5 Library Ln, Woodstock.

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.

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