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

Saturday 4/30

Call for Entry: Fall for Art Juried Art Show/Sale Fundraiser. Deadline: APRIL 30. Artists are asked to submit application by April 30 and include five quality JPEG images via email to [email protected] - Subject Line: 2016 Fall for Art. Jewish Federation of Ulster County, 1 Albany Ave, Kingston.

Mid-Hudson Adirondack Mountain Club: Introduction to Trail Maintenance, a half-day workshop. Leader/contact: Georgette Weir, [email protected] or www.nynjtc.org/workshop/introduction-trail-maintenance-trail-u-1029. Info: www.MidHudsonADK.org. Mills-Norrie

7AM-12PM John Burroughs Natural History Society Field Trip: Kenneth Wilson State Park. Join trip leader Peter Schoenberger ([email protected]) for the start of neotropical bird migration. Info: www.jbnhs.org/ Kenneth Wilson State Park, State Park Lot, Wittenberg Rd, Mount Tremper.

7:45AM Waterman Bird Club. Field Trip: Pawling Nature Reserve. Carpool from meeting place. Call: Barbara @ 845-297-6701. Info: www.watermanbirdclub.org. Rt. 22 parking lot, (north of North Quaker Hill Rd./Ct. 68), Stissing Ln, Pawling.

8:30AM New Paltz Clean Sweep. Annual spring-time cleanup of the village and town. All ages are welcome! Breakfast and supplies will be provided. Advance registration is suggested and helpful. To register visit newpaltz.edu/careers/cleansweep.html. St. Joseph Church, 34 South Chestnut St, New Paltz.

8:30AM-12PM 5th Annual Anti-Bullying Walkathon. To increase community education and action on bullying, an issue that affects people right here in the Hudson Valley. Info: 845-471-7213. Walkway Over the Hudson, Poughkeepsie.

8:45AM-5PM Enough Already! Saving the Soul of Education. Join Waldorf and public school educators and parents, researchers, university students and professors concerned about the intrusion of government and corporate interests in education. Reg reqr’d. Info: www.edrenewal.org or 518-672-4465. Taconic Retreat and Conference Center, 64 White Dr, Milan.

9 AM Christian meditation.  Meets every  Saturdays 9 - 10:30 am In parish hall at Trinity Episcopal Church on Route 9W in Saugerties.  246-3285.  All welcome; no charge.

9AM-4PM Green-Up Day Events. To Commemorate Earth Day. Volunteer Planting. Volunteers must wear long-sleeve shirts, long pants, waterproof boots and extra-sturdy gloves. Info at www.highfallscivic.org/ or 845-687-3473. 2nd Street and Route 213, High Falls.

9AM-12PM Women’s Ministries Mother- Daughter Tea. Breakfast, tea and a lot of fun. If your mother or daughter is not available to accompany you, invite a friend or relative to come along. Pre-registration requested. Info: 845-331-9364 or 845-331-4121. Hurley Reformed Church, Schadewald Hall, Hurley.

9AM-10:30PM Introduction to Tai Chi with certified instructor Jing Shuai.  All levels welcome. Class involves Qi Gong and slow movements. Saturdays (, 4/30, 5/7, 5/14, 5/21, 5/28, 6/4, 6/11, 7/2, 7/9, 7/16, 7/23, 7/30, 8/6 from 9-10:30am) Suggested donation is $5 or more.Info: www.elegantevidence.com or 845-214-8579 or [email protected] New Paltz Community Center, 3 Veterans Dr, New Paltz.

9AM-12PM Clean Sweep Textile Collection All types of used clothing, footwear & household textiles. Items such as: shirts, pants, sheets, curtains, handbags, belts, & footwear. Any textile, even if it’s worn, torn or stained can be recycled, as long as it’s clean & dry!Info: 845- 255-8456. New Paltz Village Hall, Plattekill Ave, New Paltz.

9AM 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.

9AM Saugerties’ Christian Meditation. Meets every Saturday, 9-10:30am. All welcome. No charge. 845-246-3285. Trinity Episcopal Church, Rte 9W, Saugerties.

9AM Mid-Hudson Adirondack Mountain Club: Bashakill Wetlands Paddle. Beginning Paddlers Welcome! (Easy). Leader: Don Urmston, [email protected] or 845-549-4671 (before 9pm). Paddle for 2-3 hours at an easy pace. Equipment & PFD Required! Contact leader for timeand meeting place by 4/29. Info: www.MidHudsonADK.org. Bashakill Wetlands, Wurtsboro.

9AM-4PM American Heart Association Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED Combination Course. Covers basic first aid, CPR techniques, maneuvers for choking victims and how to use an automated external defibrillator. Prereg and payment reqr’d. Info: 845-475-9742.Northern Dutchess Hospital, Rhinebeck, $65.

9AM Mid-Hudson Adirondack Mountain Club: Bashakill Wetlands Paddle. Beginning Paddlers Welcome! Leader: Don Urmston email: [email protected] or phone 845-549-4671 (before 9pm). Contact leader for time and meeting place. Register with leader by 4/29. Equipment & PFD Required! Info: www.MidHudsonADK.org. Pearl St, Bloomingburg.

9 AM-5 PM Psychic Tarot Readings (Saturday & Sunday) at Dominick’s Cafe. Every Saturday & Sunday from 9am-5pm.   https://goo.gl/c4JEcg. Rates:  $15/ 15 Minutes, $30/30 Minutes, & $60/60 Minutes. RSVP by calling 845-338-4552 .  Info: https://goo.gl/c4JEcg or  https://dominickscafe.com/.Dominick’s Cafe, 34 North Front Street, Kingston.

9:30AM-11AM Woodstock: Christian Centering Prayer and Meditation. On-going. Everyone welcome. Info: 845-679-8800. St. Gregory’s Episcopal Church (the A-Frame), 2578 Rt 212, Woodstock.

10AM - 11:30AM  Iyengar Yoga Level I with Barbara Boris  For all students new to Iyengar Yoga, taught by Woodstock’s only Certified Iyengar Yoga Instructor. The basis of the method is taught in standing poses. $16. Info: 845-679-8700. Woodstock Yoga Center, 6 Deming St, Woodstock. www.woodstockyogacenter.com

10AM 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.

10AM-12PM For the Love of Trees. Annual Arbor Day celebration. Make recycled bird feeders, a craft that is suitable for all ages and is sure to delight our feathered friends. Info: 845-758-3241. Red Hook Town Hall, Red Hook, free.

10AM-11:30AM Walk-n-Talk Series with Sarah Elisabeth. Explore Denning’s Point for wild edibles and healing herbs with Sarah Elisabeth, an herbalist in the Wise Woman Tradition. Pre-register at www.bire.org/events/ CEIE at Denning’s Point, 199 Denning’s Ave, Beacon.

10AM-12PM Minnewaska State Park Preserve: Wild Golf Course Hike. Approximately two mile route includes easy walking as well as potentially wet sections of trail and a few hills. Pre-registration is required. Info: 845-255-0752. Minnewaska State Park Preserve, Gardiner.

10AM-4PM Boy Scouts Troop 31, Saugerties Vendor and Craft Fair. Atonement Lutheran Church, 100 Market St, Saugerties.

10AM-2PM Introduction to Trail Maintenance Workshop They will cover the basics with an indoor presentation, then head outside to reclaim at trail at popular Mills-Norrie State Park. Advance registration is recommended. Sign up at nynjtc.org. Taconic Regional Park Regional Office Auditorium, 9 Old Post Rd, Staatsburg.

10AM-2PM Arbor Day Celebration. Tree ID walk, diagnostic clinic with certified arborist Angelo Schembari. Composting talk, Poster contest for kids. Launch of the Memorial Tree Program. Free tree saplings, music. Info: 845-757-3771 or www.tivolilibrary.org/ Tivoli.

10AM-9PM Candlewax Recycling Drop-off. Ongoing. Candlewax in any condition to be recycled. Pachamama Store (near food court), Hudson Valley Mall, Kingston.

10AM-7PM Annual Hudson Valley Draft Horse Association Spring Plow. The Roadhouse Revival Band 1-4pm, Metropolitan Hot Club 4-7pm. Info: 845-626-2676. Saunderskill Farms, 5100 Route 209, Accord.

10AM-12PM Knitting Group. Stone Ridge Library, 3700 Main Street, Stone Ridge, 845-687-7023.

10AM-6PM 6th Annual Gardiner Open Studio Tour. Twenty-two artists open their studio doors to the public at eighteen locations. A free self-guided art tour. Info: www.GOSTartists.org. Gardiner.

10AM Free Public Walking Tours of Vassar College. The tour leaders will be Colton Johnson, Dean Emeritus of the College and Professor Emeritus of English. Info: 845-437-7400. Vassar College, Main Building, Front entrance, Poughkeepsie.

10AM Final Catskill Center Economic Development Forum. Focus on the role of the Maurice D. Hinchey Catskill Interpretive Center in the region. Geddy Sveikauskas will chair the forum. Panel of Guest speakers. Q& A to follow. Info: [email protected] Maurice D.Hinchey Catskill Interpretive Center, Rt 28, Mount Tremper, free.

10AM-2PM Kingston Farmers’ Winter Market. Offering fruits and vegetables, organic and natural meats, a wide assortment of cheeses, wine, breads and other baked goods & honey. Info: www.kingstonfarmersmarket.org. Old Dutch Church, Kingston.

10AM-3PM Hudson Highlands Nature Museum: Earth Day Celebration and Annual Hike-A-Thon. TA “green zone” of child friendly games and activities, farm animals, live music, hay rides, nature play at Grasshopper Grove. Info: hhnm.org or 845-534-5506. Hudson HighlandsNature Museum, Outdoor Discovery Center, Cornwall, $5 /per carload.

10AM-3PM Woodstock Library Book Sale. Woodstock Library, 5 Library Ln, Woodstock.

10:30AM-11:30AM Silent Vigil for Global Peace & Non-Violence. Sponsored by The Kingston Women in Black. Info: 845-399-2805. Meet outside Cornell St PO, Kingston, 845-339-0637.

11AM Saturday Morning Family Series: Tales of Hans Christian Andersen. Performed by Kids on Stage. Info: 845-876-3080. Center for Performing Arts at Rhinebeck, 661 Route 308, Rhinebeck.

11AM-4PM Woodstock Farm Sanctuary Weekend Tour. 150-acre life-long sanctuary for rescued farm animals. Learn about vegan living. A new Visitors Center and Cafe, open to the public for tours on weekends from 11am-4pm through October, $10/adults, $5/kids;group tours & private vegan events (including weddings) during the week. Info:845-247-5700 or www.woodstocksanctuary.org. Woodstock Animal Sanctuary, 2 Rescue Rd (formerly Epworth Lane), High Falls.

11AM International Jazz Day Concert for Families. A special performance by The Hudson Valley Youth Jazz Orchestra. Info: 845-658-8989. Rosendale Theatre, 408 Main St, Rosendale, $5, $3 /child.

11AM-3PM Spring Plow Day. A day of plowing and planting the corn fields. Demonstrations of old time farming, antique tractors, and hands-on planting activities for the kids. Info: 845-457-2959, www.ocfarmersmuseum.org. Orange County Farmers Museum, Montgomery.

11AM-3PM 6th Annual Newburgh Volunteer Fair. Provides local not-for profit groups with the opportunity to staff a table, where they can raise awareness within the community of the important work that they do, network with other community organizations, andrecruit would-be volunteers. Info: 845-562-1195. Washington’s Headquarters, 84 Liberty St, Newburgh.

12PM-1:30PM Backyard Flock Raising with Stephanie Wyant. Discover if chickens are right for you, what kind you should get, and how to take care of them. It is a kid friendly event, and there will be an opportunity for kids to meet and handle chicks - with supervision ofcourse. RSVP. Info: 518-537-5800. Germantown Library, Hover Room, 31 Palatine Park Rd, Germantown.

12PM Newburgh Urban Farming Fair. A celebration of fresh food, local food. Info: 845-562-6940 Safe Harbors of the Hudson, 111 Broadway, Newburgh.

12PM-1PM Free Yoga Pizza Party. Ongoing. Join Women’s Power Space and My Place Pizza for a rejuvenating yoga class and pizza. Families, beginners, and children welcome (mats will be provided). Donations appreciated. Info:[email protected] My Place Pizza, 322 Main St, Poughkeepsie.

12 PM-9 PM 16th Annual Cinco de Mayo. Live Mexican band, Mariachi band, folkorico, dancers, Mexican food, crafts and novelties. Info: 845-331-7646. Casa Villa Mexican Restaurant, 395 Albany Ave, Kingston.

12 PM Palestine’s House of Hope Fundraiser. The House of Hope is a cultural and educational center in Bethany/Al Azariah in the Occupied West Bank. RSVP by e-mailing [email protected] Held at 28 Arnold Drive, Woodstock.

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

12:45PM-1:30PM New Paltz Women in Black Vigil for Peace. Held in front of the Elting Library, corner of Main and North Front Streets. We are now in our 15th year of standing for peace and justice. New Paltz.

1PM-7PM Beltane Festival 2016. Picnic, dance the May Pole and enjoy the antics of a merry band of musicians, dancers, jongleurs, giant puppets and prancing horses. Parking at Stone Mountain Farm is $15. Info: symbolicstudies.org or [email protected] No alcohol. Center for Symbolic Studies, Stone Mountain Farm, New Paltz, $15, $5 /senior/teen, free /10 & under.

1PM The Met: Live in HD. Strauss’ Elektra. Info: 845-473-2072. Bardavon, 35 Market St, Poughkeepsie, $27, $20 /12 & under.

1PM Free Public Walking Tours of Vassar College. The tour leaders will be Colton Johnson, Dean Emeritus of the College and Professor Emeritus of English. Info: 845-437-7400. Vassar College, Main Building, Front entrance, Poughkeepsie.

1PM-6PM Painting with Chocolate. A two day event, Saturday April 30th and Sunday May 1st. Master Chocolatier Oliver Kita and award winning Woodstock artist Lila Bacon are creating beautiful artistic creations showcasing her artwork and his organic chocolate. Info:845-876-2665. Oliver Kita Artisan Chocolates, 18 West Market St, Rhinebeck, free.

1PM Tea-Time with Emma: “Suffragette.” Fundraiser for Historical Society of Middletown. Reservations required. Info: 845-586-2860 Fairview Library, Walnut St, Margaretville, $25 /tea & film, $20 /tea only.

1PM-9PM New Woodstock Story Festival Two-day Festival Brings 11 Diverse Guest Presenters Celebrating Story in Arts, Education, Therapy, Business, Mythology, and Medicine. Mountainview Studio, Woodstock, $150 /2-days, $95 /1-day.

1PM-3PM Historic Walk to Kimlin Cider Mill. Enjoy the early Spring weather while learning about the c. 1880 cider mill, currently being restored by Cider Mill Friends. Contact Maria Garcia [email protected] or 845- 437-7435 Vassar College, Main Gate, Poughkeepsie,

1PM Tales of the Titanic Theme Tour. Info: 845-889-8851. Staatsburgh State Historic Site, 75 Mills Mansion Dr, Staatsburg, $10, $8 /senior/student.

2PM-4PM Out of the Woods: Holistic Approaches to Lyme Disease, with natural health practitioner and author Katina Makris. Learn practical healing information and inspiration on recovering from Lyme Disease. This workshop is for those afflicted by Lyme, their caregiversand loved ones. Info: 845-679-2100. Mirabai Bookstore, 23 Mill Hill Rd, Woodstock, $30 /25 minutes.

2PM Panel: “Remembering Rudie.” Artists who best knew Rudie Berkhout share personal stories and provide insights into his creative process. Moderated by exhibition curator Daniel Belasco. Info: 845-257-3846 SUNY New Paltz, Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, New Paltz.

2PM Free Meditation Instruction. On-going. Held in the Amitabha Shrine Room. 60-minute class requires no previous meditation experience. For info contact Jan Tarlin, 845-679-5906. Karma Triyiana Dharmachakra, 335 Meads Mountain Rd, Woodstock.

2PM Arm-of-the-Sea Theater. Hook Line & Sinker. Hook line and sinker is Arm Of The Sea’s newest production that tells the tale of fishing in the Hudson River. Info: 845-562-6940 or [email protected] Urban Farming Fair, Newburgh, Liberty Street, Newburgh, free.

2PM-4PM Minnewaska State Park Preserve: Wild Golf Course Hike. Two mile route includes easy walking as well as potentially wet sections of trail and a few hills. Pre-reg reqr’d. Info: 845-255-0752 Minnewaska State Park Preserve, Gardiner, $10 /per car.

2PM 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.

3PM West Side Story. 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, $22.

3:30PM - 7PM Afternoon Rock and R&B. Info: 845-679-3484. Harmony Café @ Wok ‘n Roll, 50 Mill Hill Rd, Woodstock.

4PM-6PM Poetry Reading and Workshop. Local poet (and gallery co-owner) Galina Krasskova will discuss the process and practice of poetry and teach workshop attendees three specific forms of poetry. There will be wine and hors d’oeuvres. Info: www.riverwindsgallery.com or 845-838-2880. RiverWinds Gallery, 172 Main St, Beacon.

4PM-6PM Preview Party. This exhibition celebrates six generations of the Suckleys and their extended family through a curated show of over 40 chairs and other seating from the Wilderstein collection. Exhibits 5/1 through 10/31. Info: 845-876-4818. Wilderstein Historic Site, 330 Morton Rd, Rhinebeck.

4PM-6PM Poetry Reading with Calling all Poets. Poets from Calling All Poets, Inc., located at the Center for Creative Education in Beacon, will read from the group’s new anthology. Light refreshments. Free and open to the public. Info: www.barrettartcenter.org. Barrett Art Center, 55 Noxon St, Poughkeepsie.

4 PM Series of Readings: Samuel Ligon, “Among the Dead and the Dreaming” and Robert Lopez, “Good People.” Hosted by Nelly Reifler. Info: 845-679-8000. The Golden Notebook, 29 Tinker St, Woodstock.

5PM Under One Roof Fiction and Non-Fiction. Susan Sindall (www.susansindall.com)and Peter Schickele (www.schickele.com) will be sharing the program. Info: 845-679-2213. Woodstock Library, 5 Library Ln, Woodstock.

5PM-7PM Meatloaf Fundraiser Dinner. Take-out orders available. Full dinner, plus assorted beverages and desserts. Info: 45-758-6283 or [email protected] Red Hook United Methodist Church, Fellowship Hall, 4 Church St, Red Hook, $13, $7 /6-12, free /5 & under.

5PM May Day Dances: Faye Driscoll. Thank You For Coming: Attendance. Info: fishercenter.bard.edu or 845-758-7900. Bard College, Fisher Center, Sosnoff Stage Right, Annandale-on-Hudson, $25, $10 /student.

5:30PM-7PM Learn to Swing Dance Workshop for Beginners. Instructors Linda and Chester Freeman. For more information and to register visit www.got2lindy.com or 845-236-3939. La Maison du Etre Bien, 87 Liberty St, Newburgh, $25.

5:30PM-7:30PM The Fifth Annual Fashion Night at the Byrdcliffe Barn. A benefit for Byrdcliffe’s arts programming. Locals and Byrdcliffe members to showcase clothing stores in Woodstock along with several fashion stores from Kingston, Saugerties, and Rhinebeck. Info:woodstockguild.org/fashionnight.html or 845-679-2079. Byrdcliffe Barn, 485 Upper Byrdcliffe Rd, Woodstock, $50.

6PM Tricky Tray Social. Info: 845-744-2449. Infant Saviour Church, our Church Route 302, Pine Bush.

6-8 PM Opening Reception: Dion Yannatos’ Paintings and Tom Luciano’s Photographs. Exhibit runs through May 22. Cross Contemporary Art, 81 Partition St, Saugerties.

6:30PM Penny Social. Drawing begins at 7:30 pm. Refreshments available! Seasonal Table Raffle where winner gets all! Mystery Table Raffle. 50/50 Raffle. Merchant Table Raffle! Benefit: Auxiliary of Saxton Fire Company. Info: 845-246-7805. Saxton Fire House, 3853 Route 32, Saugerties.

6:30 PM CCE’s Annual Recital, Then & Now. Bringing the 60’s, 70’s, 80’s, 90’s and beyond alive with dance, drumming, signing, spoken word, music and more.Tickets: 845-338-7664. Kingston High School, Broadway, Kingston, $10/ Students, $15/ Adults, $20/ Door.

7PM Morton 1920’s Gala: Morton Roars Boas & Bow Ties. An Evening of Music and Dancing. Featuring: The Big Blue Big Band * Abby Saxon’s Rhinebeck Dance Group * Wine Bar * Hors D’oeuvres * Raffle! All Proceeds Benefit The Morton Library. Info: 845-876-2903. Morton MemorialLibrary, 82 Kelly St, Rhinecliff, $50.

7PM Queen of The Hudson Series: Tobias Steymans, violin. Victoria Schwartzman, piano. Info: [email protected] or www.queenofthehudson.com. Queen of the Hudson, 11 Spring St, Newburgh, $25.

7PM-9:30PM Live Music & Noodles with Big Joe Fitz & The Lo-Fi’s, A Night of Soulful Swing & Blues, Big Joe Fitz-vocals, guitar, & harmonica, Robert Bard-bass, Mark Dziuba-guitar, Chris Bowman-percussion. Info: 845-255-8811 or www.GKnoodles.com. Gomen-Kudasai Noodle Shop, 232 Main St, New Paltz.

7PM An Evening with Athens Authors. Reading and Book Signing with authors, Mary Lou Becker and Timothy O’Leary. Afterward enjoy light refreshments and an informal chat with the authors as they sign books. Athens Cultural Center, 24 Second St, Athens.

7PM Saturday Night Jazz! NYC saxophonist Al Guart leads ensemble. A rotating roster of performers includes pianists John Esposito & Peter Tomlinson, guitarists Steve Raleigh & Peter Einhorn, bassists Lew Scott & Rich Syracuse. Other musicians regularly sit in withthe band. Info: 518-678-3101. Kindred Spirits, 334 Rt 32A, Palenville.

7PM Window Quartet. Featuring Antonin Fajt, Piano; Carolyn Hietter, Sax; Julian Lampert, Bass; Matt Norman, Drums. Info: hudsonoperahouse.org or 518-822-1438. Hudson Opera House, West Room, Hudson, $20.

7PM Live @ The Falcon: Bernard “Pretty” Purdie & Friends (Funk Rock). Info: 845-236-7970 or liveatthefalcon.com. The Falcon, 1348 Route 9W, Marlboro.

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

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

7:30PM Acoustic Blues Duo Beaucoup Blue, Live. Info: [email protected] or 845-688-9453. Empire State Railway Museum, Phoenicia, $15.

7:30PM Jazzstock presents The Royal Bopsters. Amy London, Holli Ross, Dylan Pramuk, Darmon Meader with special guest jazz vocal legend Bob Dorough. Info: www.jazzstock.com or 845-802-0029 Woodstock Community Center, 56 Rock City Rd, Woodstock, $45, $35.

7:30 PM Flying Cat Music presents Beaucoup Blue in Concert.$15 admission or $13 with RSVP to [email protected] Empire State Railway Museum, 70 Lower High St, Phoenicia.

7:30PM Nine-Story Mountain. Director Augusta Thomson and Associate Producer Lara Yeo. Documentary investigates the secrets of a mountain that continues to fascinate and calls us to spiritual awakening. Known as “precious jewel of the snow” and “navel of the world, “Mount Kailash is sacred to four major religions. Q & A. Info: 845-383-1774. The Tibetan Center, 875 Route 28, Kingston, $8.

7:30PM Kaatsbaan Spring 2016 Performance Season: Flamenco Vivo/Carlota Santana. An evening of Spanish music and dance, food and wine. Info: 845-757-5106 x10 or www/Kaatsbaan.org. Kaatsbaan Black-Box Theatre, 120 Broadway, Tivoli, $75.

7:30PM-10:30PM Third Saturday Contra Dance. Ron Blechner calling with Cultivate This! which is Lauren McDonald, fiddle, Ambose Verdibello, (wait and see) Joe DePaulo, drums. Info: www.hudsonvalleydance.org/ or: 845-473-7050. St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 55 Wilbur  Blvd, Poughkeepsie, $10, $5 /fulltime student.

7:30PM May Day Dances: Faye Driscoll. Thank You For Coming: Attendance. Info: fishercenter.bard.edu or 845-758-7900. Bard College, LUMA Theater, Annandale-on-Hudson, $25, $10 /student.

7 PM Omkara - Otello, by Bollywood. Indian inspired foods followed by Omkara at 8 pm. presented by the Phoenicia International Festival of the Voice. $20 admission. Info: 845-688-3291. Gatherings, 90 Main St, Phoenicia.

7:30 PM Tret Fure. Releasing her fifth and newest solo acoustic CD “Rembrandt Afternoons. Info: 518-346-6204. $24/ Adv, $26/ Door. Eighth Step at Proctors, Schenectady.

7:30PM  Theater Sounds  presents A Picasso  by Jeffrey Hatcher directed by David Aston-Reese with Parker Cross and Nicola Sheara* at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the Catskills, 320 Sawkill Road, Kingston (Due to construction take Route  209North to Sawkill exit and go  South on Sawkill Rd 1 1/2lmiles on Left). Admission by donation. Information: 845/567-6303.*Appearing courtesy of Actors Equity Association.

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

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 West Side Story. 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 Hudson Valley Mentalist Lucas Handwerker. A nationally celebrated Hypnotist, Mentalist, writer, speaker, and explorer of the mind. Tickets: 845-679-6900. Woodstock Playhouse, 103 Mill Hill Rd., Woodstock, $22, $15.

8PM Murali Coryell. Info: 845-853-8049. Uncle Willy’s Tavern and Kitchen, 31 North Front St, Kingston.

8PM Mikhail Horowitz and Gilles Malkine. Info: 845-658-9048. The Rosendale Cafer, 434 Main St, Rosendale, $15.

8PM Elephant Revival. Info: 845-679-4406. Bearsville Theater, Tinker St, Woodstock.

9PM The B Boyz. Info: 845-687-2699. High Falls Café, High Falls.

9PM Carrie Rodriguez & the Sacred Hearts. Info: helsinkihudson.com or 518-828-4800. Club Helsinki Hudson, 405 Columbia St, Hudson.

9:30PM  Chris Gartdrumm. Info: 845-679-3484. Harmony Café @ Wok ‘n Roll, 50 Mill Hill Rd, Woodstock.

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