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

Friday 4/29

9:30AM-11AM Level I-II Yoga with Alison Sinatra. This vinyasa class is ideal for students transitioning from beginner to intermediate. Led by the amazing Alison, asanas are explored with increasing detail and a slower flowing sequence. Info: : 845-679-8700 Woodstock Yoga Center, 6 Deming St, Woodstock, $16.

9:45AM-10:45AM Senior Chi Kung with Corinne Mol. Meditative, healing exercise consisting of 13 movements. Open to Woodstock residents 55 and older for a $1 donation. Mescal Hornbeck Community Center, Rock City Rd, Woodstock.

10 AM-1 PM Montessori of New Paltz Open House. School tour at 11am. 130 Dubois Road, New Paltz.

10AM-12PM Assemblymember Kevin A. Cahill (D-Ulster, Dutchess) Mobil District Office Visit. Representatives available to answer questions, provide information and discuss any concerns that constituents may have. Info: 845-757-3771. Tivoli Free Library, 86 Broadway, Tivoli.

10AM-12PM Minnewaska State Park Preserve: Fun Fridays in April. Explore the Peter’s Kill Area of Minnewaska. Hikes may be up to a mile and a half long. Pre-registration requested. Info: 845-255-0752. Minnewaska State Park Preserve, Gardiner, $10 /per car.

10:30AM 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 Ulster Pilates, 32 Broadway, Kingston.

10:30AM Little Brainstormers. Children’s Program. Info: 845-338-5580. Town of Esopus Library, 128 Canal St, Port Ewen.

12:05PM-1:15PM Senior Basic Pilates with Christine Anderson. A floor work course promoting improvement of balance, coordination, focus, awareness breathing, strength and flexibility. Open to Woodstock residents 55 and older, $1 donation requested. Mescal Hornbeck Community Center, Rock City Rd, Woodstock.

12:30PM-6PM Tarot and Crystal Readings with Mary Vukovic.   Every Friday at Mirabai. Walk-ins welcome or call for appointment. Info: 845-679-2100. Mirabai Bookstore, 23 Mill Hill Rd, Woodstock, $30 /25 minutes.

4PM “Knit Wits” Knitting Club. Saugerties Public Library, Washington Avenue, Saugerties, 845-246-4317.

4:30PM-5:30PM Lego Club. All ages, with parents. Ongoing. Info: 845-688-7811. Phoenicia Library, 48 Main St, Phoenicia, free.

5PM-7PM Opening Reception: 32°: Bachelor of Science/Arts Thesis Exhibition. Group Exhibit. Guests will be provided free food and refreshments, accompanied by live music and a cash bar. Info: 845-257-3830. SUNY New Paltz, Fine Arts Building, The Rotunda, New Paltz.

5PM-7PM Opening Reception: BFA II. Student Thesis Exhibition. Exhibits through 5/19. Info: 845-257-3846 SUNY New Paltz, Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, New Paltz.

5:30PM-7:30PM Book Signing, Viewing & Discussion: Francesco Attesti pianist, Deeply Mozart: Discussion and viewing (selections) Deeply Mozart DVD. Info: or 845-677-5857. Merritt Bookstore, 57 Front St, Millbrook.

5:30PM Kingston’s First Book Club in a Pub. The group launched in February as a way for people to read more and get together in a relaxed and fun atmosphere. The group will meet monthly at a local pub to discuss a selected title. Info: [email protected] Keegan Ales, St. James St, Kingston.

5:30PM -7PM Restorative Yoga with Barbara Boris. Ease into your weekend with 90 minutes of restorative postures that soothe the nervous system and alleviate tension. Perfect for weekenders or anyone looking for a respite from the week. $16. Info: 845-679-8700 or Woodstock Yoga Center, 6 Deming St, Woodstock.

6PM Book Reading & Reception: Robert Burke Warren. Writer, performer, and musician Robert Burke Warren will be reading from and signing copies of his debut novel, Perfectly Broke. Info: 845-688-7811. Phoenicia Library, Main St, Phoenicia.

6:30 PM-7:15 PM Swing Dance Workshops with Joe and Julie Donato. 6:30-7:15 Workshop 1: “TOO SLOW.” Learn what to do when the music gets too slow for the swing moves your body is used to! Come experience a gradual progression of different options for comfortably keeping the rhythm with moves from swing and blues styles that you may have seen or been introduced to, but have yet to “own.” 7:15-8:00 Workshop 2: “TOO FAST”Learn what to do when the music gets too fast for the swing moves your body is used to! This workshop includes a gradual progression of different options for comfortably keeping the rhythm, with moves from Balboa, Quickstep and Peabody.orkshop Admission: $15 one/$20 both.The Poughkeepsie Tennis Club, 135 S. Hamilton St, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601.   Sponsored by Hudson Valley Community Dances.  Info: or 845 454-2571.Beginner Swing Dance Class Series. No experience or partner needed. Intermediate level series 7:15-8:15pm. No partner needed. $85 per person per series. Info: or call 845-236-3939. La Maison du Etre Bien (House of Wellness), 87 Liberty St, Newburgh.

6:30PM Spring Lectures at Boscobel. Mary Foley and Tricia Foley, Interior Designers. At Home With the Foley Sisters. Info: Boscobel, 1601 Route 9D, Garrison, $20.

6:30PM-8PM  A Sidewalk Astronomer. A documentary film about an amateur astronomer and citizen science enthusiast, John Dobson. Contact Maria Garcia [email protected] or 845- 437-7435 Vassar College, Rockefeller Hall 300, Poughkeepsie.

7PM-9PM International Dance Festival. An evening of live performances and interactive dance. Concessions available with proceeds going to Napal Earthquake Relief. Info: [email protected] Vassar College, Student’s Building, Poughkeepsie.

7PM-8:30PM Call for Open Mic Performers.  All singers, musicians, poets, comedians, magicians and other performance artists are invited to sign up for this fun evening sponsored by High Meadow School.Performers can sign up by emailing [email protected] Barnes & Noble, 1177 Ulster Ave, Kingston.

7PM-9PM Transndancendrum Opening! An opportunity to meet the teachers, sign up for classes and obtain local art. Info: Transndancendrum, 415 Main St, Rosendale.

7PM Kevin James. Comedian and actor s best known for his nine-seasons on the CBS sitcom, The King of Queens. Info: 845-339-6088. Ulster Performimg Arts Center, Broadway, Kingston, $80 /golden circle, $63, $43.

7-8:15 PM Mount Tremper Arts Presents Open Studio with Sam Kim. She makes dances that focus on the margins of culture and behavior, creating space for vulnerability while courting danger. Info: 845-688-9893. Mount Tremper Arts, 647 Plank Rd, Phoenicia.

7PM-9:30PM Live Music & Noodles with Save The Basil, Acoustic and Eclectic Mix of Covers and Originals, Ami Fixler-guitar, Reagan Leonard-vocal, Julian Berman-guitar, mandolin. Info: 845-255-8811 or Gomen-Kudasai Noodle Shop, Rite Aid Plaza, New Paltz.

7PM Friday Night Jazz! New York City saxophonist Al Guart leads ensembles comprised of the best Hudson Valley Jazz musicians. A rotating roster of performers includes pianists John Esposito & Peter Tomlinson, guitarists Steve Raleigh & Peter Einhorn, bassists LewScott & Rich Syracuse. Other musicians regularly sit in with the band. Info: 518- 678-3101. Kindred Spirits, 334 Rt 32A, Palenville.

7PM Blues Happy Hour - Vito;’s Little Rock featuring Vito Petroccitto Jr. No cover, 21+. Info: 845-853-8049. Uncle Willy’s Inc, 31 North Front St, Kingston.

7:30PM Chicago.  Broadway musical by Bob Fosse, John Kander & Fred Ebb. Info: or 518-758-1648. Taconic Hills School, Performing Arts Center, Craryville, $20, $14 /senior/student.

7:30PM May Day Dances: Faye Driscoll. Thank You For Coming: Attendance. Info: or 845-758-7900. Bard College, Fisher Center, Sosnoff Stage Right, Annandale-on-Hudson, $25, $10 /student.

7:30PM Aunt Nona. Play by Anna Carol. Directed by Joshua Chase Gold. Info: or 518-943-3894. Bridge Street Theatre, Catskill, $15, $10 /21 & under.

7:30PM Weekly Senior Citizen’s Bingo.  Seniors 50 and older. Ongoing every Wednesday at 1:30pm &  Friday at 7pm. Admission $1.  50/50 tickets available at 3 tickets/$2.Half-time complementary refreshments. Everyone welcome! Shawangunk Valley Senior Center, Southwyck Square, 70 Main Street, Napanoch. Info:  845-647-3902

8PM-11PM EPIC Music Night. Listen, Play, Jam, Enjoy! Hosted by Julian Baker of New Paltz Rock. Info: 845-.232-0402. One Epic Place, 259 Main St, New Paltz.

8PM West Side Story. Accompanied with  music by Leonard Bernstein, book by Arthur Laurents, and libretto by Stephen Sondheim, West Side Story is directed by Kevin Archambault. Info: 845-876-3080. Center for Performing Arts at Rhinebeck, 661 Route 308, Rhinebeck, $27, $25.

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 The Carpenter Shop Theater, 60 Broadway, Tivoli.

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

8PM Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike!  Play by Christopher Duranc. Directed by Micahel Schiralli. Performance tickets only;Prices range from $22-$50. Info: or call 1-800-838-3006. CIA Campus, Marriott Pavilion, 1946 Campus Dr, Hyde Park.

8PM Levon Helm Studios presents The Fab Faux. Levon Helm Studios, The Barn, Woodstock, $120 /seating, $70 /standing room.

8PM-11:30PM  HVCD Swing Dance to The George Gee Orchestra. Beginner’s lesson 8:00-8:30; Dance 8:30-11:30.  Admission $15/$10 full time students. Every One Welcome. The Poughkeepsie Tennis Club, 135 S. Hamilton St, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601.   Sponsored by Hudson Valley Community Dances.  Info: or 845- 454-2571.

8PM Ellen Sinopoli Dance Company (ESDC). A 7:15 pm prelude talk given by Artistic Director Ellen Sinopoli. Info: or 518-473-1845. The Egg, Albany, $25, $12.50 /student rush.

8PM Joe Fletcher & The Wrong Reasons / Brian Wright. Info: or 518-828-4800. Club Helsinki Hudson, 405 Columbia St, Hudson.

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