Almanac Weekly’s calendar of events (May 19-28)

Friday 5/20

7AM-9AM Bike to Work Day / Coffee Hour. May is Bike Month and Friday, May 20th is National Bike to Work Day. Stop by the Academy Green to hang out with fellow cyclists and enthusiasts. Hosted by Bike Friendly Kingston. Academy Green, 238 Clinton Ave, Kingston.

8AM-1:30PM Pattern for Progress Hosts World of Infrastructure Conference. Half day. learn about best practices for dealing with the region’s aging infrastructure as well as funding strategies in a number of informational sessions capped by Congressman Maloney’sremarks in closing keynote. Info: Anthony’s Pier 9, 2975 Route 9W, New Windsor, $70, $35 /civic rate.

8:30AM Annual Plant & Bake Sale. Featuring localized plants for sale cultivated from members garden. Garden tools, books & accessories also available. No early birds! Info: [email protected] Memorial Park, Red Hook.

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. $16. Info: 845-679-8700 Woodstock Yoga Center, 6 Deming St, Woodstock.

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.

10:30AM 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.

11AM Historic Landscape and Viewshed Tours. Daily/All Season: Download the self-guided audio tour app. Tuesdays & Sundays: 11am and 1pm-Landscape Walking Tours. Fridays & Saturdays: 11am and 1pm-Landscape GEM Driving Tours. Info: Olana, Hudson.

11AM-4PM “The Friends of Historic Kingston Celebrates 50 Years: Treasures Great and Small from Our Collections.” This exhibition features highlights of FHK’s collections. Exhibits through October 29. Open Fridays and Saturdays. Info: or 845-339-0720.Friends of Historic Kingston, corner of Wall and Main St, Kingston.

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-6:30PM Tarot, Crystal Readings and Chakra Clearing sessions with medicine woman Mary Vukovic. Every Friday at Mirabai. Walk-ins warmly welcome or call for appointment. $30 for 25 minute reading; $50 for Reading and Chakra Healing with crystals. Info: 845-679-2100Mirabai Bookstore, 23 Mill Hill Rd, Woodstock.

12:30PM Kingston Library Book Club. May’s selection is Falling to Earth by Kate Southwood. Meets once a month on the third Friday of the month. Info: 845-331-0155 or [email protected] Kingston Library, 55 Franklin St, Kingston.

4PM-5:15PM Twilight Yoga: “Happy Hour” Stretch and Restore with Lynda Elaine Carre, E-RYT IAYT. Yin and Restorative Yoga Every Friday, 4-5:15pm. Donation $10.Info: [email protected] or 845-684 5941. Everyone Welcome. Mountain View Studio, 20Mountainview Ave, Woodstock, $10 /donation.

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

4PM-5:30PM Minecraft! An afternoon of Spring Break Minecrafting! For kids ages 8 and up. Please bring your own laptop if possible. Info: 845-757-3771 or visit Tivoli Free Library, 86 Broadway, Tivoli.

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

5:30PM-7:30PM Magical Card Gaming Night. Magic, Yugioh and Pokemon card tournament. Ten and under must be accompanied by an adult. Contact Heather at [email protected] for more information. Info: 845-688-7811. Phoenicia Library, 48 Main St, Phoenicia, free.

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 Woodstock Yoga Center, 6 Deming St, Woodstock.

6PM-7PM Blooks: The Art of Books that Aren’t. Local collector, author and book conservator Mindell Dubansky will present a slide show about her collection of historic book-shaped objects. Info: 845-757-3771 or visit Tivoli Free Library, 86

6PM-9PM Caprice Rouge Sways at Rail Trail Cafe Rail Trail Cafe, 310 River Rd Ext, Rosendale.

6PM-9PM Artists Potluck/Slide Share Dinner. Artists and friends share potluck dinner and art work in process to form community and creative relationships. Open to performers, painters, sculptors, media, film, writers. Bring a dish to share.or non-alcoholic beverage.Info: 518-828-4275. First Presbyterian Church, 369 Warren St, Hudson.

6:30PM Second Annual Art Auction to benefit O+ Festival. An evening of bidding on art, art objects & vintage art donated by collectors and the artists themselves. A preview night takes place at outdated on Thurs, 5/19. Info: 845- 331-0030 outdated antique Café, 314 Wall St, Kingston.

7PM Musical Performances by John Snyder with Tim Kowalski. Jen Zimberg opens at 7pm. Alchemical Kumbucha and Tincture bar. Info: [email protected] or 518-610-5549. Inky Editions, 112 South Front St, Hudson.

7PM Storytelling with Janet Carter. Info: 845-246-5775. Inquiring Minds Bookstore, 65 Partition St, Saugerties, free.

7PM Live @ The Falcon:  Bruce Katz Band with Chris Vitarello. (Blue Soul Jazz). Opener: Jim Hayes Group. Info: 845-236-7970 or The Falcon, 1348 Route 9W, Marlboro.

7PM Unplugged; Open Mic. Calling all musicians, poets, dancers, creators or spontaneous unscripted performers looking to take the stage! Doors open at 7pm. First performance at 7:30pm. Info: or 845-255-1559. Unison Arts Center, 68 Mountain Rest Rd, New Paltz.

7PM-11PM Local Talent Night. Every Friday. Seeking bands and performers. Primo’s, 1554 Rt 44/55, Clintondale, 845-883-6112.

7PM Book Reading: Yvonne Wakim Dennis, Arlene Hirschfelder, and Shannon Rothenberger Flynn present Native American Almanac: More Than 50, 000 Years of the Cultures and Histories of Indigenous Peoples. Info: 845-255-8300. Inquiring Minds Bookstore, 6 Church St, New Paltz.

7PM-8:30PM  Mariposa & The Saint. From solitary confinement, a play through letters followed by discussion of proposed laws to reform solitary confinement. Info: 845-331-2884 or [email protected] $10-$15 sliding scale. Formerly incarcerated come for free. Noone turned away. Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the Catskills, 320 Sawkill Rd, Kingston.

7PM Meet Victor McWind (also meetson  5/27,  7pm).  Discussion on the Upcoming Class: McWind Bodywork Healing Course: Cranial Sacral Therapy Polarity Archetypes / Myofascial Release. June-November 2016 . Includes a 5-day retreat. 10 weekends over 6 months..  Coffee & Snacks. McWind Healing, 349 Ohayo Mtn Rd, Woodstock, 845-337-8005 or or [email protected]

7PM 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! Info: 845-647-3902. Shawangunk Valley Senior Center, Southwyck Square, 70 Main St, Napanoch.

7PM Friday Night Jazz! NYC 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 Lew Scott &Rich Syracuse. Other musicians regularly sit in with the band. Info: 518- 678-3101. Kindred Spirits, 334 Rt 32A, Palenville.

7PM A Night And A Nosh. “One More Night with Fanny Brice.” Starring Patricia Dell in a solo musical by Chip Deffaa showcasing the life of one of America’s most talented and well-loved performers. A special benefit performance. A reception with Jewish delicaciesafter the show. Info: 845-586-1660. Open Eye Theater, Margaretville, $25.

7PM Vine Van Gogh. Classes are designed for everyone at every skill level. Classes are about 2 hours with a 20 minute break in the middle. Info: 845-687-2699. High Falls Café, High Falls.

7PM Conversations at Boughton Place. Takes place the second Friday of each month at 7 pm. Boughton Place, Moreno Stage, 150 Kisor Rd, Highland, $5 /suggested donation.

7:30PM Jaime Anderson, singer/songwriter, will perform. Her live performance includes guitar, mandolin, ukulele and freewheeling humor. Info: 845-247-3311. Hudson Valley LGBTQ Center, Wall St and John St, Kingston, $15.

8PM Memphis, The Musical. Info: 845- 298-1491. County Players, 2681 W. Main St, Wappingers Falls, $22, $19 /senoir/child.

8PM Grand Funk Railroad. Classic rock. Info: 914-739-0039. Paramount Hudson Valley, 1008 Brown St, Peekskill, $74, $60.

8PM Gidion’s Knot. Bridge Street Theatre, 44 West Bridge St, Catskill, $20, $10 /student.

8PM Morton Acoustic Night. Three Songs about Lemon. A free concert of folk songs old and new. Hosted by Carl Hoyt. Info: [email protected] Morton Memorial Library, 82 Kelly St, Rhinecliff.

8PM Moonlit Walking Tour. See Storm King by moonlight on a unique after-hours tour. This guided tour will be 45 minutes to an hour in length and will cover a distance of up to 2 miles. Info: 845- 534-3115. Storm King Art Center, 1 Museum Rd, New Windsor.

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

8PM Abby Hollander Band Info: or 845-658-.9048. Rosendale Café, 434 Main St, Rosendale, $10.

8PM The Three Tenors Who Can’t Sing. Stars Vic DiBitetto, now considered the Godfather of Comedy. Vic has toured the country, selling out theaters with his murderous brand of comedy that kills audiences. Info: or 845-346-4195. Historic Paramount Theater, Middletown.

9PM The Figgs / The Upper Crust (double bill). Info: or 518-828-4800. Club Helsinki Hudson, 405 Columbia St, Hudson.

9:30PM Rosendale Theatre Comedy. This month the headliner will be Rich Williams of Chelsea Lately and The Howard Stern Show. Sign up online to get a spot on the stage comics will get 5 minutes. Rosendale Theatre, Main St, Rosendale, $5.

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