Almanac Weekly’s calendar of events (February 11-20)

Wednesday 2/17

9AM Waterman Bird Club Field Trip: Andrew Haight Road. Meet at intersection of Andrew Haight Rd. and Mabbettsville Rd. Call: Adrienne @ 845-264-2015Web: www.watermanbirdclub.org. Andrew Haight Rd, Millbrook.

9AM-10AM Senior Kripalu Yoga with Susan Blacker. Gentle yoga class with each student encouraged to move and stretch at his or her own pace. Includes warmups, poses for strength and balance and breath work for relaxation. Open to Woodstock residents 55 and older, $1donation requested. Mescal Hornbeck Community Center, Rock City Rd, Woodstock.

10:30AM-11:30 AM Senior Strength class with Linda Sirkin. Learn to use hand weights and stretch bands to improve muscle tone and protect bones. open to all Woodstock residents 55 and older for a $1 donation. Mescal Hornbeck Community Center, Rock City Rd, Woodstock.

12PM Rotary Club of Kingston Meeting. Fellowship, lunch, and an informative and interesting presentation from a guest speaker. Meets every Wed at 12noon. Web: www.kingstonnyrotary.org. Christina’s Restaurant, 812 Ulster Ave, Kingston.

12PM Woodstock Senior Citizen Club Meeting. Info: 845-679-8537. Community Center, Rock City Rd, Woodstock.

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

1:30PM-2:30PM Singing Circle Wednesday. Info:845-657-2482. Olive Free Library, Rt 28A, West Shokan.

2PM-3PM Hidden Treasures of the Catskills Tony Musso, author of the “Hidden Treasures of the Hudson Valley” series discusses his new book. Res reqr’d. Info: 845-905-8000. The Fountains at Millbrook, Auditorium, 79 Flint Rd, Millbrook, free.

2PM-6PM Free Computer Help. Every Wed. Bring your laptop, personal device, or just use one of our 5 patron computers, to seek the help you need and get the questions answered that you just can’t quite figure out! Info: www.mountaintoplibrary.org. Mountain Top Library, Tannersville.

2PM-3PM Senior Sing-Along with Nina Sheldon. Gather around the keyboard and belt out your favorites from the 1920s , ’30s, ’40s and beyond, or just listen, or maybe dance. open to all Woodstock residents 55 and older for a $1 donation. Mescal Hornbeck Community Center, Rock City Road, Woodstock.

3:30PM After School Tweens. Children’s Program. Note Time Change: was 4pm now is 3:30pm. Info: 845-338-5580 Town of Esopus Library, 128 Canal St, Port Ewen.

3:30PM Math Regents Prep. Every Wed. @ 3:30pm Certified Math Teacher - Don’t fail Algebra, Geometry, and Trig. Empowering Ellenville, 159 Canal St, Ellenville, 877-576-9931.

4PM-6PM Homework Club at Woodstock Library. For 1st-6th graders. The Children’s Room becomes a study hall with snacks and homework help. This is a drop-off program. On Wednesdays. Info: 845+-679-2213. Woodstock Library, 5 Library Ln, Woodstock.

4PM-5:30PM Woodstock’s Golden Notebook hosts Improv Classes. Kids aged 7 years & up can participate in drop-in improv classes with the Ovenbird Theatre Company. Info: [email protected] or visit www.ovenbirdproductions.com The Golden Notebook, 29 Tinker St, Woodstock, $15 /per class, $12 /each for 3 classes.

4PM-5PM LEGO Club - A full hour of free play with their huge collection of LEGOs & DUPLOs! For kids of all ages. Children under 9 must be accompanied by an adult. Info: 845-757-3771 or visit www.tivolilibrary.org. Tivoli Free Library, 86 Broadway, Tivoli.

4:30PM-5:30PM Art Hour with Francesca: ages 3 to 103! Frannie will cook up something creative to do each week. She is known for her work with natural, found objects as well as jewelry.Ongoing. Info: 845-688-7811. Phoenicia Library, 48 Main St, Phoenicia, free.

5:15PM Pilates Sringboard/Reformer. Class is a full-body workout including core stability and strengthening, upper body and lower body program. The workout includes classical and contemporary Pilates exercises. Info: 845-658-2239 or www.ulsterpilates.com. Ulster Pilates, 32 Broadway, Kingston.

5:30PM-6:30PM Tail Waggin Tutors- Read to the Dog Storytime. Sign up your child for the opportunity to read to a furry friend! Reading aloud to a friendly, specially trained dog encourages children of all levels to read without anxiety. Register for your 15 minute session.Info: 845-297-3428. Grinnell Library, 2642 East Main St, Wappingers Falls, $45.

5:30PM Woodstock: Christian Centering Prayer and Meditation. On-going, every Wednesday 5:30-6:30pm Everyone welcome. 845-679-9534. First Churchof Christ, Scientist, 89 Tinker St, Woodstock.

6PM Teen Night. Young Adult Program. Info: 845-338-5580 Town of Esopus Library, 128 Canal St, Port Ewen.

6PM-8PM Catskill Ukulele Group. If you do not have a ukulele but would like to participate, you can check one out from the library. This group stays connected to other players through Meetup.com under the name Catskill Ukulele Group. Info:845-657-2482. Olive Free Library, Rt 28A, West Shokan.

6PM-8:30PM Book & Movie Club. On the third Wednesday of every month. Read the book on your own, then come watch the movie. Info: 845-757-3771 or visit www.tivolilibrary.org. Tivoli Free Library, 86 Broadway, Tivoli.

6PM-7:30PM Creative Seed Support Group. For artists to voice their works inprogress in a supportive environment. For Songwriters, Playwrights & Actors.Held by Patrice Blue Maltas, Actress, Playwright, Musician and founder of Blue Healing Arts Center. MeetsWednesday nights, 6-7:30pm. Info: [email protected] or www.bluehealing.co. Blue Healing Art Center, 107 Mill Hill Rd, Woodstock.

6PM-8PM Woodstock Community Chorale. An opportunity to join with friends to sing both great works and songs for fun. No need to read music! Info: 845-688-2169. Kleinert/James Gallery, Tinker St, Woodstock.

6:15PM Pilates Sringboard/Reformer. Class is a full-body workout including core stability and strengthening, upper body and lower body program. The workout includes classical and contemporary Pilates exercises. Info: 845-658-2239 or www.ulsterpilates.com. Ulster Pilates, 32 Broadway, Kingston.

6:30PM-7:05AM 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. All are welcome, RSVP please, Meetup.flowingspirit.com or 845-679- 8989. Flowing Spirit Healing, 33 Mill Hill Rd, Woodstock, free /donations welcomed.

7PM “Introduction to Tibetan Buddhism” Class. Info: 845-679-5906, x 1012 or [email protected] On-going every Wed, 7pm. This free 90-minute program includes 30 minutes of Quiet Sitting Meditation followed by one of eight lectures on the history, practices andprinciples of the Karma Kagyu tradition of Tibetan Buddhism. 8 wk curriculum. Karma Triyana Dharmachakra, 335 Meads Mountain Rd, Woodstock, free.

7PM-9PM Kingston Land Trust Winter Gather. A winter social and fundraiser benefitting the Kingston Land Trust. The Anchor, 744 Broadway, Kingston.

7PM-11PM Rosendale Chess Club. Free admission-no dues. On-going every Wed, 7-11pm. Rosendale Café, Rosendale.

7PM Live @ The Falcon: Roots & Blues Sessions at The Falcon Underground. Info: 845-236-7970 or www.liveatthefalcon.com. The Falcon, 1348 Route 9W, Marlboro.

7PM-9PM Tango with Nina Jirka at Unison, Every Wednesday night. Tango basics will be taught from 7-8 p.m. and intermediate tango follows from 8-9 p.m.. Info: 845-255-1559 or www.unisonarts.org Unison Learning Center, 68 Mountain Rest Rd, New Paltz, $10.

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, come to a teaching at 6:30pm. All are welcome RSVP please, Meetup.flowingspirit.com or 845-679- 8989. Flowing Spirit Healing, 33 Mill Hill Rd, Woodstock, free /donations welcomed.

7:15PM Rosendale Theatre’s Music Fan Film Series: The Amazing Nina Simone. Director Jeff Lieberman via Skype for an audience Q & A following the film. Rosendale Theater, 408 Main St, Rosendale. $7.

7:30PM SUNY Ulster Holds Benefit Concert for Music Scholarships. Annual event honors memory of former bandleader Lee Herrington. Performing at the benefit concert will be SUNY Ulster’s Wind Ensemble directed by Victor Izzo, Jr. and Marisa Trees; the Community Band, director by Victor Izzo, Jr., Jazz Ensemble, directed by Chris Earley; Vocal Ensemble and College Chorus, both directed by Janet Gehres; and String Ensemble directed by Anastasia Solberg. Also performing, as guests, will be the Rondout Valley Concert Band under the direction of Jason Clinton.Tickets are available at the door for adults $3, students $2, Family $10. For further information call 845- 687-5060.

7:30PM The Poughkeepsie Newyorkers Barbershop Chorus. Meets every Wednesday night, 7:30pm. An evening of singing, fun & fellowship.A male a cappella group that sings in the American “Barbershop Style”of close four-part harmony. Guests are always welcome. Sight reading not required. Info: wwwnewyorkerschorus.org. St. Andrews Church, 110 Overlook St, Poughkeepsie.

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

8:30PM-11PM Live at Catskill Mountain Pizza Company: Acoustic Jazz Trio with Syracuse/Siegel Duo + Special Featured Guest. Featuring Bassist Rich Syracuse and drummer Jeff “Siege” Siegel. No cover or minimum! Info: 679-7969. Catskill Mountain Pizza Company, 51 Mill Hill Rd, Woodstock.

9PM Dar Williams. Info: 518-828-4800. Helsinki Club, 405 Columbia St, Hudson.

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