Almanac Weekly’s calendar of events (Feb. 25-Mar. 5)

Wednesday 3/2

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-11:30AM 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 Road, Woodstock.

11:30AM-1PM Free Nonviolent Communication (NVC) Practice Group in New Paltz. Meets the 2nd & 4th Wednesday of each month, 11:30am-1pm. NVC is the work of Marshall Rosenberg and is also known as Compassionate Communication.Please register www.PracticingPeace-NewPaltz.com. New Paltz.

12PM “Finding American Women’s Voices through the Centuries: Letters, Journals, Newspapers, and Court Records, “ Presentation by professional genealogist and host of the Forget Me Not Hour, Jane Wilcox. Lunch and refreshments will be served. Res reqr’d. Info:huguenotstreet.org/rsvp. Historic Huguenot Street, Deyo Hall, 6 Broadhead Ave, New Paltz.

12PM-6:30PM Private Soul Listening Sessions with Celestial Channel Kate Loye. First Wednesday of every month. Info: 845-679-2100. Mirabai Bookstore, 23 Mill Hill Rd, Woodstock, $40 /half hour, $75 /one hour.

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 - 1PM Yoga Rolla with Terry Fister. A series of SOFT foam rolling exercises designed to address the excessive tension and soreness in connective tissues, which can inhibit proper alignment and performance of yoga postures. Ending with a vinyasa flow, this lunchtime class will leave you feeling less chronic pain, more stretched out and walking taller than before. $16. Info: 845-679-8700. Woodstock Yoga Center, 6 Deming St, Woodstock. www.woodstockyogacenter.com.

12PM Woodstock Senior Citizens’ Club. Everyone will bring a covered dish and have a potluck lunch. Info: 845-679-8537. Community Center, Rock City Rd, Woodstock.

1PM-5:30PM Free Insurance Help with NYSOH Navigator Please register a spot in advance by calling Jennifer at 800-453-4666. Phoenicia Library, , 48 Main St, Phoenicia.

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

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.

2PM-6PM Free Computer Help.   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! Ongoing. Info: www.mountaintoplibrary.org. Mountain Top Library, Tannersville.

2:30PM Seed Crafting. The Farm On Foundation is bringing their seed and packets for kids to get ready for Spring. Join in to decorate and fill your own seed packets that will be ready for planting. Info: www.starrlibrary.org or 845-876-4030. Starr Library, Rhinebeck.

3PM Gardiner Library book club The book will be Being Dead by Jim Crace. Info: 845-255-1255 or www.gardinerlibrary.org . Gardiner Library, 133 Farmer’s Turnpike, Gardiner.

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

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.

4:30PM-5:30PM Art Hour with Francesca. For 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 Springboard/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 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 Talk/ Discussion: How to Reach Your Healthy Lifestyle Goals with Justin Zadro, certified health coach and registered nurse. Info: morton.rhinecliff.lib.ny.us. Morton Memorial Library, 82 Kelly St, Rhinecliff.

6PM-8PM Woodstock Community Chorale. On-going every Wednesday, 6-8pm. 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.

6PM-7PM Highland Beginner’s Swing Dance Series. Wednesday nights, 6-7pm ,4-Week series meet March 2, 9, 16, & 23. No partner or experience necessary. Boughton Place, 150 Kisor Road, Highland. $85 per person per series. For more info and to register visit www.got2lindy.com or call 845-236-3939.

6PM-8PM Mirabai Reader’s Circle. Enjoy reading Richard Bach’s spiritual classic Jonathan Livingston Seagull and come share your insights with other fellow book lovers. No registration necessary. Walk-ins warmly welcome. Info: 845-679-2100. Mirabai Bookstore, 23 Mill Hill Rd, Woodstock.

6:30PM - 8PM Yin Yoga with Diane Davis A slow, steady class that gently stimulates connective tissues to make them healthier and stronger, at the same time cultivating equanimity, mindfulness and awareness. $16. Info: 845-679-8700. Woodstock Yoga Center, 6 Deming St, Woodstock. www.woodstockyogacenter.com.

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-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.

6:15PM Pilates Springboard /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 Field to Restaurant: A Conversation About Our Farms and Our Restaurants, and Everything In Between Led by Eric Steinman. Info: www.starrlibrary.org or 845-876-4030. Starr Library, Rhinebeck.

7PM New Paltz Historical Society Meeting. Meetings held on the 1st Wednesday of each month.The meeting is open to the public. The agenda includes discussion of potential guest speakers to be included in our monthly public lecture series, and further discussion and planning for April’s special public event, the New Paltz Historical Society’s Antique Roadshow. New Paltz Community Center, 3 Veterans Dr, New Paltz.

7PM Live @ The Falcon: Princess WOW -CD Release with Roland Mousaa. Info: liveatthefalcon.com or 845-236-7970. The Falcon, 1348 Route 9W, Marlboro.

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

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.

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 or845-679- 8989. Flowing Spirit Healing, 33 Mill Hill Rd, Woodstock, free /donations welcomed.

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.

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.

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