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

Thursday 2/18

8AM Senior Exercise for Early Risers with Diane Colello. Sponsored by Woodstock Senior Recreation. Open to Woodstock residents 55 & older. $1 donation. Mescal Hornbeck Community Center, Rock City Rd, Woodstock.

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 Senior Fit After 50 with Diane Collelo. Three-part class offering movement for balance and breath, weight-training for bone health, and mat work for flexibility and core. Open to Woodstock residents 55 and older, $1 donation requested. Town Hall, 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.

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

10:30AM 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.

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, depending on registration Classes will start on January 2016, Woodstock, free.

11:30AM-1PM The Monthly “Third Thursday Luncheon.” The February Luncheon will benefit The Lunch Box located in Poughkeepsie. Takeout orders: call 845-876-3533 between 9:30 a.m. and 12 p.m. Church of the Messiah, 6436 Montgomery St, Rhinebeck, $6 /eat-in, $7 /take-out.

12:30PM-1:30PM Fall And Burn Prevention: Strategies For Older Adults. Discussion to raise awareness of potential fall hazards and burn risks where you live. Learn simple strategies for reducing your risk of injury, both at home and in the community. Pleasereserve by calling 845-483-5551. Saint Simeon, 24 Beechwood Ave, Poughkeepsie, free.

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.

2PM-4PM Red Hook Public Library offers job search assistance. Attendees will have a one-on-one session with an expert to create a resume, or help do a job search and connect with other resources available to those seeking employment. Info: [email protected] or 845-249-4644. Elmendorph Inn, Red Hook.

4:30PM-5:30PM Meditation Support Group. Every Thursday at Mirabai. 30 minutes seated meditation followed by 15 minutes walking meditation. Info: 845-679-2100. Mirabai Bookstore, 23 Mill Hill Rd, Woodstock, $5 /donation.

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-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: www.woodstockshcoolofart.org. Woodstock School of Art, Woodstock, $20 /session, $50 /4 classes.

6PM Movie: Suffragette (PG-13). Info: 845-657-2482 or www.olivefreelibrary.org. The Olive Free Library, 4033 Rt 28A, West Shokan, free.

6PM Tai Chi with Martha Cheo at Unison, Slow and graceful movements are good for promoting health, developing strength, balance and coordination, and restoring harmony of mind, body and spirit. Info: 845-255-1559 or www.unisonarts.org Unison Learning Center, 68 Mountain Rest Rd, New Paltz.

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 www.skylake.shambhala.org. Sky Lake, 22 Hillcrest Ln, Rosendale.

6PM Game Night at Enchanted Café. Hosted by Red Hook Public Library. Games for all ages, from Candy Land to Settlers of Catan will be on hand. Info: www.redhooklibrary.org. or 845-758-3241. Enchanted Café, 7484 South Broadway, Red Hook.

6PM First Thursday Book Club. Ongoing. Info: 845-688-7811. Phoenicia Library, 48 Main St, Phoenicia, free.

6PM Lego Fun Projects. Info: 845-657-2482 or www.olivefreelibrary.org. The Olive Free Library, 4033 Rt 28A, West Shokan, free.

6:15PM Gyrotonicr Tower. Class uses natural body spinal movements to decompress and strengthen the spine. It emphasizes full mobility of the joints and lengthening of the fascia and skeletal system. Info: 845-658-2239 or www.ulsterpilates.com. Ulster Pilates, 32 Broadway, Kingston.

6:30PM The Potluck Slideshow. An evening of community, food and art An evening of community, food and art open to all. The images of visual artists, performance, conceptual and multi-media artists, photographers, video artists. Submissions should be sent to:[email protected] Woodstock Artists Association and Museum, 28 Tinker St, Woodstock, $2.

6:30PM 2016 Phoenicia Library Board Meeting. Meets every 3rd Thursday of the month . Info: 845- 688-7811. Phoenicia Library, 48 Main St, Phoenicia.

7PM-8:30PM 92nd Street Y Sees. Not in God’s Name - Confronting Religious Violence with Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks. Info: www.poklib.org or 845- 485-3445. Boardman Road Branch Library, 141 Boardman Rd, Greene Room #1, Poughkeepsie.

7PM-8:30PM Shawangunk Ridge Free Public Lecture Series The Southern Pine Beetle. With Rob Cole, NYSDEC Forester. A major forest pest in the South, southern pine beetle (SPB) was first found infesting trees in New York in 2014. Info: www.mohonkpreserve.org/events. SUNY New Paltz, Lecture Center, Room 102, Stone Ridge.

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

7:15PM 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.

7:30PM STYX . Info: www.palacealbany.com. Palace Theatre, 19 Clinton Ave, Albany, $84.50, $59.50, $39.50.

8PM Trio Mio. Info: 845-687-2699 or www.highfallscafe.com. High Falls Café, High Falls.

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.

8PM Jackie Greene - Fairground Saints. Info: helsinkihudson.com or [email protected] Club Helsinki Hudson, 405 Columbia St, Hudson.

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