Almanac Weekly’s calendar of events (Apr. 28-May 7)

Thursday 4/28

7:30AM-8:30AM Free Zen Meditation Group. Facilitated by Doree Lipson & Meredith Johnson, Zen practitioners & meditation teachers. Silent sitting, walking &connection. For optional beginner instruction, arrive early at 7:20am.Drop-in’s welcome. Cushions, back-jacks, and chairs available. Info: [email protected] [email protected] Sanctuary, 5 Academy St, New Paltz.

7:30AM Trivia with Paul Tully and Eric Stamberg. Teams compete for first and second place prizes. Info: 845-687-2699. High Falls Café, High Falls.

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-9:50AM Qi Gong with Marilyn St. John. On-going qi gong class using gentle movement and relaxation to circulate the life energy. All ages and fitness levels. $8 donation requested. Info: 845-679-8700 or www.woodstockyogacenter.com. Woodstock Yoga Center, 6 Deming St, Woodstock.

9AM-11:15AM New Paltz Playspace. Info: www.HudsonValleyParents.com. 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 & older, $1 donation requested. Town Hall, Woodstock.

10AM-11AM Gentle Yoga with Cory Smith. Focusing on the details of alignment and the development of muscular core strength at a slow pace. $8 donation requested. Info: 845-679-8700 or www.woodstockyogacenter.com. Woodstock Yoga Center, 6 Deming St, Woodstock.

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.

11AM-12PM Free Feldenkrais Ongoing Community Class. Ongoing. Led by Tatiana Light. Method of international reputation helping Healing, Longevity and Improved Balance and Movement Coordination.Gentle and effortless exercise with immediate relaxation effect. Info:845-679-6299. Mountain View Studio, Woodstock.

12:15PM-12:45PM 2016 Uptown Fine Arts Music Series: Andrea Shaut & Students, Trumpet, Piano, Vocals. Info: www.olddutchchurch.org, 845-338-6759 or [email protected] Old Dutch Church, Main St, Kingston.

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-3PM Technology Help Sessions. Teen volunteer available to answer your basic technology questions. Info: 845-331-0988 or [email protected] Kingston Library, 55 Franklin St, Kingston.

2PM Bardavon’s Matinees & Music Senior Series: Sinatra & Friends with the Mark Raisch Sextet! Info: 845-473-2072 orwww.bardavon.org/. Bardavon, 35 Market St, Poughkeepsie, $6.

5PM-7PM Co-ed Pickup-Futbol ! Meets every Thursday after 5pm. Info: [email protected] Athletic/soccer Fields at Comeau Town Park, 98 Comeau Dr, Woodstock.

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-8PM Ulster County Community Forum: The Fight Against the Opioid and Heroin Crisis.All are welcome. No registration required. Ulster BOCES Conference Center, 175 Rte. 32, New Paltz, free.

6PM-8:30PM Path to Entrepreneurship Program. A program designed to introduce you to small business ownership. Learn about the characteristics of a successful entrepreneur and what it takes to run your own business. Pre-reg reqr’d. Info: 845-363-6432. The Accelerator, 4 Crotty Ln, Newburgh. Free.

6PM-9PM Thursday Japanese Free Movie: Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind. Directed by Hayao Miyazaki. Info: 845-255-8811 or www.GKnoodles.com. Gomen-Kudasai Noodle Shop, Rite Aid Plaza, New Paltz.

6PM-8PM Ulster County Community Forum: The Fight Against the Opioid and Heroin Crisis. Come hear and learn from the experts and share your experiences and insights. Together, we can protect our children and families. Info: www.familyofwoodstockinc.org. Ulster BOCES, Conference Center, 175 Rte. 32, New Paltz, free.

6PM-7PM Time Travel at the Library - A Stroll Into the Past. A guided tour of the Local History and Genealogy collection. Info: www.poklib.org or 845-485-3445. Adriance Memorial Library, 93 Market St, Poughkeepsie.

6PM Word Cafe Thursday Author Series: Ashley Mayne, novelist with Thorneater Comics’. Hosted by author and Chronogram books editor Nina Shengold. Info: www.wordcafe.us. The Golden Notebook Bookstore, 29 Tinker St, Woodstock, $15, free /teen.

6PM-7PM Free Meditation Practice at Sky Lake Shambhala Retreat Ctr. Ongoing. Free and open to the public. Contact info: 845-658-8556 or www.skylake.shambhala.org. Sky Lake Meditation Center, 22 Hillcrest Ln, Rosendale.

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

6:15PM Gyrotonic Tower Class. Using 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.

7PM New World Writers Night: Poetry Reading! Poet Eamon Grennan. Readings include an open mic (5 minute limit) which can be poetry or prose. No admission charge. Info: 845-246-0900. New World Home Cooking, 1411 Route 212, Saugerties.

7PM-8:30PM Meeting of MERC (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 www.mideastcrisis.org. Woodstock Public Library, 5 Library Ln, Woodstock.

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

7PM Live @ The Falcon: Chrissi Poland - CD Release “Waking Hour” (Indie Ballads). Info: 845-236-7970 or liveatthefalcon.com. The Falcon, 1348 Route 9W, Marlboro.

7PM-8PM Serious Side of Food. Discussion series led by Professor Joseph Campisi of Marist College. Info: 845-757-3771. Tivoli Free Library, 86 Broadway, Tivoli.

7:15PM Pilates Springboard - Reformer Class. A full body work out! Core stability and strengthening, full upper body and lower body program, classical and contemporary Pilates exercises. Info: 845-658-2239 or www.ulsterpilates.com. Ulster Pilates, 32 Broadway, Kingston.

7:30PM-9PM Weekly Thursday Nite EFT Healing Circle & Recovery Workshop. Bring your physical, emotional, & spiritual challenges and issues, and have them quickly, effectively resolved and healed in a safe supportive environment. Free, $5 donation welcome. All proceeds godirectly to FOW. Ongoing. Info: 845-706-2183. Family of Woodstock, 16 Rock City Rd, Woodstock.

7:30PM SUNY New Paltz Distinguished Speaker Series: “The Revolution Will Not Be Televised.” Alumnus and YouTube executive, Robert Kyncl ’95 (International Relations) will speak. Info: 845-257-3880 or www.newpaltz.edu/speakers/ SUNY New Paltz, Lecture Center 100, New Paltz.

7:30PM Vinny’s Basement. Info: 845-853-8049. Uncle Willy’s Tavern and Kitchen, 31 North Front St, Kingston.

8PM The Phoenicia Singer-Songwriter Series: Jim Allen. Info: 917-783-8653 or www.phoeniciamusicseries.org The Arts Upstairs Gallery, 60 Main St, Phoenicia, $15 /suggested, $10 /minimum.

8PM Circle Mirror Transformation. Play by Annie Baker. Directed by Melisa Annis with Summer Corrie, Michael Rhodes*, Lorenzo Scott*, Amie Tedesco* and Jill Van Note* * member Actors’ Equity. Info: 845- 230-7020 or tangent-arts.org. The Carpenter Shop Theater, 60 Broadway, Tivoli.

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 The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged). Play written by Adam Long, Daniel Singer, and Jess Winfield. Directed by Christine Crawfis, with Jeffery Battersby, Michael Frohnhoefer, Brian Mathews, and Rick Meyer. Info: : 845-658-8989 or [email protected] Rosendale Theatre, 408 Main St, Rosendale, $15.

8PM Joe Fletcher and the Wrong Reasons. Special Guest Brian Wright. Info: helsinkihudson.com or 518-828-4800. Club Helsinki Hudson, 405 Columbia St, Hudson.

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