Almanac Weekly’s calendar of events (March 3-12)

Sunday 3/6

9AM 1st Annual Diane and Adam E. Max Conference “Sweat Equity: Women in the Garment Industry.” Explore the Uniquely Female-Dominated New York Industry. Full day conference. Info & exact location: 212-485-9268 or New-York Historical Society, Robert H. Smith Auditorium, Manhattan.

9:30AM Pilates Springboard -Reformer Class. 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 Ulster Pilates, 32 Broadway, Kingston.

10AM-2PM Sunday Brunch @ The Falcon: Big Joe Fitz & The Lo-Fis. Info: The Falcon, 1348 Route 9W, Marlboro.

10:30 AM March Antique Auction. Hosted by Carlsen Gallery Auctioneers & Appraisers. Previews - Thursday, 3/3, Friday, 3/4 & Saturday, 3/5: 12-5pm; & Sunday, 3/6, 10am til the sale at 10:30am. Auction offers an array of fine antiques from various estates in the Hudson Valley, Albany & Connecticut. Covering a variety of traditional antiques and fine art up to mid century modern. A fully illustrated catalogue may be viewed online at Info: 518-634-2466 or [email protected]

10:30AM-12:30PM Free Meditation Practice at Sky Lake Shambhala Retreat Center. Ongoing. 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 or SkyLake Meditation Center, 22 Hillcrest Ln, Rosendale.

11AM Hudson Highlands Nature Museum: Sugarbush Tour. Tours:11am, 1pm, and 2pm: A one mile moderate hike through field and forest to the sugar shack (weather dependent.) Info: 845-534-5506 or Hudson Highlands Nature Museum, Outdoor Discovery Center, Muser Dr, Cornwall, $10, $7 /child.

12PM-5PM Reiki II Training and Certification with sensei Lorry Salluzzi. Learn and practice distance healing and hands-on healing using the three Reiki II ancient symbols with a specific focus on Byosen scanning and healing. Please note: Lorry’s Reiki Icourse is a pre-requisite. Info: 845-679-2100. Mirabai Bookstore, 23 Mill Hill Rd, Woodstock, $85.

12PM Hudson Highlands Nature Museum: Maple Lane Tour. Tours:12pm and 3pm; perfect for little legs, a short walk from the Farmhouse to the sugar maple stand. Info: 845-534-5506 or Hudson Highlands Nature Museum, Outdoor Discovery Center, Muser Dr,Cornwall.

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-2:30PM Minnewaska State Park Preserve Sam’s Point: Animal Tracks and Signs for Kids. Learn how to identify the tracks of several common animals. Pre-registration is required. Info: 845-647-7989. Sam’s Point Area, Visitor Center, Cragsmoor, $10.

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: Woodstock School of Art, Woodstock, $20 /session, $50 /4 classes.

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.

1PM-4:15PM Dual Art Openings. Meet members of the North East Watercolor Society at their 2016 exhibition, then stop by to see Pat Morgan’s watercolors in a separate exhibit. Pat demonstrates her technique at 2:30pm. Info: 845-341-4891, SUNY Orange, Middletown..

1PM Sesame Street Live: Let’s Dance! An up-close, interactive family experience with everyone’s favorite Sesame Street residents. $18.00-$62.00, reserved seating (includes $2 facility fee). Info: 845-454-5800 ext. 1201 Mid-Hudson Civic Center, 14 Civic Center Plaza, Poughkeepsie.

1PM Mid-Hudson Adirondack Mountain Club: Wing Park in LaGrange. Walk. Leader: Sue Mackson [email protected]; 845-471- 9892. Info: Firehouse, Rte 82 north of Rte 55/82 light, LaGrange.

1PM-3PM Mohonk Preserve: Kids’ Day in the Sugarbush. Come along for a short hike and a sweet treat as you join in the fun of maple sugaring. Ages 4 and up with parent/guardian. Res. Reqr’d. Info: 845-255-0919. Mohonk Preserve, New Paltz, $5.

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

2PM Opera Double Bill: Higglety Pigglety Pop by Oliver Knussen and The Magic Flute by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Info: or 845-758-7900. Bard College, Richard B. Fisher Center for the Performing Arts, Sosnoff Theater, Annandale-on-Hudson, $35, $15.

2PM A View From The Bridge. Play by Arthur Miller. Directed by Jack Wade. Info: 845-257-3880 or SUNY New Paltz, Parker Theatre, New Paltz, $18, $16 /senior/staff, $10 /New Paltz student.

2:30PM The World of Jewish Music. Torah to Go: Music in the Bible. Join Rabbi Leah Berkowitz of Vassar Temple and explore the theme of music in the Hebrew Bible. See the Torah scroll unrolled, hear musical renditions of biblical passages. Info: or 845-485-3445.The Auditorium, 105 Market St, Poughkeepsie.

3PM Ryan Brit presents   “Luke Skywalker Can’t Read: And Other Geeky Truths” wiith Joe Garden and Nelly Reifler. The Golden Notebook,29 Tinker St, Woodstock , 845-679-8000 or

3PM Where in the Hell is Heaven on This Earth. Reservations required. Info: 845-294-4188, Cornerstone Theatre Arts, Goshen.

3PM Town of Lloyd Historical Preservations Society Meeting. The show features the night sky for that date. Seating is limited to 44 people. Send check payable to “TOLHPS” to V. Wadlin, 38 Bellevue Road, Highland, NY 12528 and include names of those attending. SUNY NewPaltz, John R. Kirk Planetarium, New Paltz, $10.

3PM Sunday Silents Series: The Golem: How He Came Into the World. Rabbi Zoe B. Zak of Temple Israel, Catskill, will introduce the film. The Golem will be accompanied by the piano virtuosity of Marta Waterman. Info: or 845-658-8989. Rosendale Theatre, Rt 213, Rosendale.

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 Rhinebeck Chamber Music Society: Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star. The free family concert features violinist Helena Baille. Children under the age of 14 must be accompanied by an adult. Juice and cookies will be served after the concert. Info: 845-876-2903.Morton Memoraial Library, 82 Kelly St, Rhinecliff, free.

4PM The Hudson Valley YA Society: Dazzling Debuts. Goldy Moldavsky, Rebecca Podos & Gavriel Savit. Reg reqr’d: [email protected] Info: 845-876-0500. Oblong Rhinebeck, 6422 Montgomery S, 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.

5:30PM-7PM Restorative Yoga with Kate Hagerman. A gentle, completely supportive practice that is designed to bring stillness to the body and the mind. The perfect way to wrap up the weekend. $16. Info: 845-679-8700 or Woodstock Yoga Center, 6 Deming St, Woodstock.

7PM Journey & Friends (Folk,Rock, R&B).Info: 845-679-3484. Harmony Café @ Wok ‘n Roll, 50 Mill Hill Rd, Woodstock.

7PM Levon Helm Studios presents Luther Dickinson & The Cooperators. Levon Helm Studios, The Barn, Woodstock, $45 /seating, $30 /standing room.

7PM Live @ The Falcon: Sari Schorr featuring Chris Bergson. Info: The Falcon, 1348 Route 9W, Marlboro.

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

8PM Hudson’s own Dust Bowl Faeries. A gothic chamber-folk outfit led by interdisciplinary artist Ryder Cooley, celebrates the release of “Lady Ramshackle, “ its debut album. Info: or518-828-.4800 Club Helsinki Hudson, 405 Columbia St, Hudson.

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