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

Thursday 5/5

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.

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 Woodstock Yoga Center, 6 Deming St, Woodstock.

9AM-11:15AM New Paltz Playspace. Info: 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 Woodstock Yoga Center, 6 Deming St, Woodstock.

10AM-11:30AM Parkinson’s Dance & Exercise Class. Led by Anne Olin. For people with PD & other neurological disorders. Groups are challenging, creative and fun! Info: 845-679-6250. $12 for one or $22 for two. St. John’s Episcopal Church, 207 Albany Ave, Kingston.

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. Mountainview Studio, Woodstock, free.

12:15PM-12:45PM 2016 Uptown Fine Arts Music Series: Jane Barsumian, Kay Sutka, Dewi Pangaribuan & Friends. Info:, 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.

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

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.

6PM-7PM Free Meditation Practice at Sky Lake Shambhala Retreat Center. Ongoing. Free and open to the public. Contact info: 845-658-8556 or 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.

6PM Word Cafe Thursday Author Series: Will Lytle. Hosted by author and Chronogram books editor Nina Shengold. Info: The Golden Notebook Bookstore, 29 Tinker St, Woodstock, $15, free /teen.

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 Ulster Pilates, 32 Broadway, Kingston.

6:30PM “Part of the Free Spinal Health Workshop Series led by Dr. David Lester and held at Lester Chiropractic, 3 Paradies Lane, New Paltz. Bring a friend and spend an engaging half-hour learning new ways to improve and enhance your health and quality of life.”

6:30 PM Holocaust Commemoration Art Exhibit and Candle Lighting. Welcoming second generation survivors with art, music and prayers. Woodstock Jewish Congregation, 1862 Glasco Turnpike, Glasco.

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

7PM Live @ The Falcon. Malcolm Bruce & Band. (Brit Rock). Info: 845-236-7970 or The Falcon, 1348 Route 9W, Marlboro.

7PM Yom HaShoah/Holocaust Memorial Day. Candle-lighting Holocaust memorial and prayer service with art exhibit featuring children of survivors. Info:; [email protected]; 845-338-8131. Jewish Federation of Ulster County, 1 Albany Ave, Suite G-10, Kingston.

7PM Reader’s Choice Book Club. 1st Thurs only. Adult Program. Info: 845-338-5580 Town of Esopus Library, 128 Canal St, Port Ewen.

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 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 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 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 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 Main St, Tivoli.

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