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

Tuesday 5/24

Call for Entries: The Artist’s New Work Forum. Artists can submit new works or works-in-progress. Choreography, Music, Sound, Playwriting, Screenwriting, Performance Art, Dance, Film, Staged readings, and Monologue. Info:/

7:30AM 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.

8AM Minnewaska State Park Preserve: Early Morning Birders. Designed for birding enthusiasts or those just looking to learn the basics. Come prepared with binoculars. Outing destinations will be determined the day of the program. Info: 845-255-0752. Minnewaska State Park, Gardiner.

9AM-10AM Senior Dance Exercise with Inyo Charbonneau. The emphasis is on fun while benefiting from strengthening and aerobic exercise. Open to Woodstock residents 55 and older, $1 donation requested. Mescal Hornbeck Community Center, Rock City Rd, Woodstock.

9:30AM The Saugerties Seniors Meeting. Settled and Serving in Place (SSIP)is a social self-help group for seniors who want to remain in their homes and community. Info at 845-246-3285. The Village Diner, Main St, Saugerties.

9:30AM Serving and Staying in Place. SSIP/New Paltz. Regular Tuesday social breakfast meeting for seniors who want to remain in their own home and community. Info: 845-255-0609. Plaza Diner, New Paltz.

10AM-11AM Gentle Yoga with Jess Lunt. Slower-paced, simplified class using modified and supported poses to gently stretch and strengthen. Perfect for those wanting a gentle, relaxing experience. $8 donation requested. Info: 845-679-8700 or Yoga Center, 6 Deming St, Woodstock.

10AM The Country Scrappers & Stampers Meeting.  Meets every Tuesday. Come for the whole day or drop by for an hour or two. New members are welcome and encouraged to attend. Call 845-744-3055 for more information. Walker Valley Schoolhouse, 1 Marl Rd, Walker Valley.

10:30AM Together Tuesdays with Francesca for kids birth through preschool. Ongoing. Info: 845-688-7811. Phoenicia Library, 48 Main St, Phoenicia, free.

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.

11:30AM-1PM Yin Yoga with Roxie Newberry. A slow, steady class that stimulates connective tissues to make them healthier and stronger, at the same time cultivating equanimity, mindfulness and awareness. $16. Info: 845-679-8700 or WoodstockYoga Center, 6 Deming St, Woodstock.

1PM Esopus Artist Group for Adults. Ongoing. Please bring your own supplies. 845-338-5580. Town of Esopus Library, 128 Canal St, Esopus, free.

1PM-3PM Art Workshop with Susan Togut. 16 weeks of guided projects. Program runs on Tuesdays thru 6/14. Open to all Woodstock residents 55 and older for a voluntary materials fee. Mescal Hornbeck Community Center, Rock City Rd, Woodstock.

1:30PM-3PM Israeli Folk Dancing.1:30PM-3PM Meets every Tuesday Beginner material offered. Each class is geared towards the experience of the participants. No partner necessary. Donation suggested. Come share in the enthusiasm and great exercise. 845-255-9627. Unison, 68 Mountain Rest Rd, New Paltz.

4PM After-School Tweens. Ongoing. For ages 9-12. Event includes crafts, outdoor games, book discussions, movies, wii, and informal hangouts. 845-338-5580. Town of Esopus Library, 128 Canal St, Esopus, free.

5PM Barrett Salons on Tuesday Nights. Engaging conversations about art and creativity, process and product. Info: 845-471-2550. Barrett Art Center, 55 Noxon St, Poughkeepsie.

5:30PM Mid-Hudson Adirondack Mountain Club: Beacon Evening Experienced Paddle. Leader: Dave Webber, [email protected]; 845-452-7238. PFD required! 13.5 ft. minimum kayak length. E-mail leader for exact launch time. Info: Long Dock Park, Beacon.

5:30PM Woodstock Ultimate Disc. Ongoing games - Tuesdays & Thursdays at 5:30pm; & Sundays at 3pm . A free, casual, co-ed pickup game. See for details. Athletic fields, 98 Comeau Dr, Woodstock.

6PM-7PM Community Yoga Class with Selena Reynolds. An informative drop-in class, open to all levels. $8 donation requested. Info: 845-679-8700 or Woodstock Yoga Center, 6 Deming St, Woodstock.

6PM-8PM Energetic Journey through Time and Space: a group healing with reiki master Brett Bevell. Experience the spiritual energy of the Pyramids of Egypt, Sacred Temples of Ancient Avalon, the Healing Temples of Atlantis, Angkor Wat, Sacred Geometricstructures and a Hooponopono energy healing. Info: 845-679-2100. Mirabai Bookstore, 23 Mill Hill Rd, Woodstock, $25.

6PM-7PM 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, Free.

6PM-8PM Kingston’s Meeting - End the New Jim Crow Action Network, a Hudson Valley network dedicated to fighting racist policies of racial profiling, police brutality and mass incarceration (the “new Jim Crow”). 475-8781 or New Progressive Baptist Church, 8 Hone St, Kingston.

6:30PM  PAARI  Program  Meeting!   Get Involved - Become a Volunteer Angel! Are you interestred in building stronger community relationships? Are you interested in helping those struggling with addiction? Are you ready to save some lives? For information email [email protected] or for an application stop into the Woodstock Police Department. This Information Session will cover the application process ,description & training  information.  Presented by the Woodstock Police Dcepartment, Woodstock Town Board and Rt 212 Coalition – The Woodstock Outreach Initiative Program.   Meeting held at the  Town Hall, Tinker St, Woodstock.

6PM-8PM Phoenicia Community Chorus. On-going every Tuesday, 6-8pm. An opportunity to join with friends and sing. No need to read music! Info: 845-688-2169. Phoenicia Festival Office, 90 Main at Bridge, Phoenicia.

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

6:30PM-8PM Meet, Sweep, and Eat (or Drink) ! A monthly scheduled walk along the future Kingston Point Rail Trail to conduct routine monitoring. Wear sturdy boots and long pants. In the event of rain or other bad weather, they’ll cancel and continue next month. ImmanuelEvangelical Lutheran, 22 Livingston St, Kingston.

7PM-10PM Jazz Jam. Every Tuesday, 7-10pm. . 452-3232. The Derby, 96 Main St, Poughkeepsie.

7PM-8:30PM Weekly Opportunity Workshop . Ongoing. Free to attend: learn how to help the environment, raise funds for non-profit organizations, and save money over time! Novella’s, 2 Terwilliger Ln (across from Super 8), New Paltz.

7PM-9PM Open Mic. On-going. Info:845-679-5906 or [email protected] Inquiring Minds Bookstore, 200 Main St, Saugerties, 845-246-5775.

7PM-8:30PM Singing Just for Fun! New Paltz Community Singers. Everyone welcome, everyone gets to choose songs. Going 20+ years. Meets 2nd & 4th Tuesdays, 7-8:30pm. Info: [email protected] Quaker Meeting House, 8 N. Manheim Blvd, New Paltz.

7:15PM Artist’s New Work Forum presents A Mission Impossible: The United Nations and the Cong. Be our test audience! Fill out a survey, participate in the Q&A, Assist the artist in work-shopping their film.Rosendale Theatre, Rosendale.Free.

7:30PM Life Drawing at Unison. On-going. Offering professional artists and students an opportunity to work with experienced models under controlled lighting. $15.Info: or 845-255-1559. Unison Arts Center, 68 Mountain Rest Rd, New Paltz.

8PM Open Mic Nite. Join host Ben Rounds and take your shot at becoming the next Catskills Singing Sensation! No cover. Tuesday is also Burger Night at the Cat - only $8. Info: 688-2444 or Woodnotes Restaurant, Mt. Pleasant.

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

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