Almanac Weekly’s calendar of events (June 16-25)

Sunday 6/19

6th ANNUAL MENLA Sound Healing Retreat Training (6/16-6/19). The world’s foremost experts in the art and science of Sound Healing will come together to immerse retreat participants in the sacred power of sound.   Led by Diane Mandle, Tito La Rosa, Dr. John Beaulieu, and others. SAGE Center for the Healing Arts,6 Deming St. 2nd Floor, Woodstock. Info: 845-679-5650 or [email protected] or

Telepathic Animal Communication Sessions with Linda Clayton. In a telephone session, you can address health issues, upcoming household changes, death and dying, foods and often unexpected information. Linda also works with animals who have crossed over. Register at least 48 hours prior to your requested appointment time. Info: 845- 679-2100. Mirabai Bookstore, 23 Mill Hill Rd, Woodstock, $51 /half hour per anima.

“Path Through History” Weekend (6/18-6/19). Learn about the Murderers and Villains of Hudson Valley. A celebration of history with special events throughout New York State. Participating Orange County sites include the Bull Stone House in Campbell Hall, Museum Village in Monroe, and Children’s Day at New Windsor Cantonment.Michael Keene, author of numerous books on 19th Century  NY folklore and legend, will speak at the  Museum Village, Monroe.

7:30AM 7th Annual New Paltz Challenge Run! Proceeds will benefit the New Paltz Regional Chamber of Commerce and its community projects. Choose from a half-marathon, Family 5K, and/or kid’s 1-mile run. Info: or call 845-255-0243. Gilded Otter, 3 Main St, New Paltz.

8:30 AM - 9:30 AM Yoga Workout with Terry Fister.  For those of you who want to get up and go a little earlier on Sunday, Woodstock Yoga Center is adding a new Sunday morning class to the schedule. Led by Terry Fister, Yoga Workout is a multi-level Vinyasa flow class combining traditional asana with modern core exercises designed to enhance mobility, stability and strength. $18. Info: Woodstock Yoga Center, 6 Deming Street, Woodstock, 845-679-8700,

9AM-1PM Hudson Valley Holistic Market. HV Holistic Market is a family-friendly outdoor market featuring natural, organic products, local hand crafted products, holistic healing practitioners, weekly classes, and a drum circle. Runs thru 10/2. Info: 845-729-8999. Overlook Drive-In, 126 Degarmo Rd, Poughkeepsie.

9AM-9PM Highland Falls Juneteenth Observance Ceremony. Then moving to St. Mark’s Baptist Church, 213 Main St, at 11am for a celebratory service and Father’s Day Tribute. Events will conclude with a Juneteenth Gospel Showcase at Roe Park from 3-6pm. Memorial Park, Veteran’s Way and Main St, Highland Falls.

9AM-4PM High Fall  s Flea Market. Art, antiques, collectibles, crafts & treasures. Market runs thru 10/30. Grady park, 23 Mohonk Rd & Rt 213, High Falls.

9AM-2PM Rosendale’s Farmers’ Market. Info: Rosendale Community Center, 1055 Rt 32, Rosendale.

9:30AM 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.

9:30AM-2PM Minnewaska Preserve: Millbrook Mountain and Mountain Laurel. Five mile hike.The footpath does feature a steep hill up and down, as well as a stream crossing. Pack water and food and wear appropriate shoes. Pre-registration is required. Info: 845-255-0752.Minnewaska State Park Preserve, Gardiner, $10 /vehicle.

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Iyengar Yoga Level II with Barbara Boris - NEW TIME!  Barbara’s regular Sunday morning class is moving back 30 minutes. For students who are well-practiced in Iyengar Yoga Level I. Taught by Certified Iyengar Yoga Instructor Barbara Boris, this class focuses on refining basic postures and introducing more advanced asanas. $18. Info: 845-679-8700. Woodstock Yoga Center, 6 Deming St, Woodstock.

10AM Sun Brunch @ The Falcon: Chiara Izzi (Jazz). Info: or 845-236-7970. The Falcon, 1348 Route 9W, Marlboro.

10AM-3PM New Paltz Farmers’ Market. Info: 24 Main St, New Paltz.

10AM-2PM Ellenville Farmers’ Market. Market and Center streets, Ellenville.

10AM-4PM Father’s Day at Gomez Mill House. Fathers who bring their children receive free admission to the 1714 home, ice house, and restored mill next to the dam. Guided tours at 10:30am, 1:15pm, 2:45pm. Info: 845-236-3126, Gomez Mill House, Marlboro.

10:30AM-12:30PM Meditation Practice at Sky Lake Shambhala Retreat Center. Ongoing. Sitting and walking meditation with short teaching and discussion from Pema Chodron books or video. Free and open to the public. Contact info: 845-658-8556 or SkyLake Meditation Center, 22 Hillcrest Ln, Rosendale, Free.

11AM-2PM Minnewaska Preserve/Sam’s Point: Fire Ecology Walk and Talk at Sam’s Point. Learn about Sam’s Point’s unique fire-dependent ecosystem on this interpretive three mile hike on the Loop Road. Pre-registration is required Info: 845-647-7989. Sam’s Point Area, Visitor Center, Cragsmoor, $10 /vehicle.

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 Woodstock Animal Sanctuary, 2 Rescue Rd (formerly Epworth Lane), High Falls.

11AM-1:30PM Performance at Bannerman Castle.   Bring your camera and a picnic for the family to hear a wonderful band, singer, or theatrical performer on third Sundays through October. Hike to the summit and hear the history. Info: 855-256-4007,

11AM-4PM Historic Red Hook 2nd Annual House and Barn Expo: It’s All About Place - free “info fair” about how to preserve, restore and re-use your old house, barns or outbuildings. Hands-on demonstrations, presentations. Live music and tasty food. or 845-758-1920. Elmendorph Inn, 7562 North Broadway, Red Hook.

11AM-1PM Father’s Day Brunch Cruise. Take Dad on an authentic Mississippi Paddle Wheeler. Brunch includes a delicious buffet with beverages and a narrated tour of historically significant sites. Reservations. Info: 866-240-7665, River RoseCruises, Newburgh Landing, Newburgh.

12PM Co-ed Pickup-Futbol ! Meets every Sunday, 12pm. Info: [email protected] Athletic Fields at Comeau Town Park, 98 Comeau Dr, Woodstock.

1PM-4PM 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. Sundays,  thru December 4. Info: Woodstock School of Art, Woodstock, $20 /session, $50 /4 classes.

1PM Father’s Day Brunch with The Fabulous Hackers. Info: 845-687-2699 or [email protected] High Falls Cafe, High Falls.

1PM-4PM Bronck Family at  Home - Amusements, Great Games, Fun for the entire family, see if you have the skills to win the games that were enjoyed by colonial Americans. Info: 518-731-6490 or, Bronck Museum, Coxsackie, $7, $3.50 /child.

1PM-3PM Do You Enjoy Knitting? Knitters of all levels are invited to meet on the first and third Sundays of every month, 1-3pm. Come to share patterns and skills and to enjoy the company of others who share your interest. Info:845 255-1489. Elting Memorial Library, 93 Main St, New Paltz.

1PM-4PM Children’s Day at the New Windsor Cantonment. A fun-filled day of family entertainment on Father’s Day with the Two by Two petting zoo, magician Mr. Bayly and a host of 18th century games. Info: New Windsor Cantonment, 374Temple Hill Rd, New Windsor.

1PM Mount Gulian Celebrates Father’s Day with Free Admission for Dads and a Presentation about Pirates in the Hudson Valley. At 1 p.m. author and illustrator, Chris Sanders, will talk about her research for her graphic novel series Treasures of the Hudson Highlands. Mount Gulian Historic Site, 145 Sterling St, Beacon, $8, $6 /senior, $4 /6-18.

1PM-3PM Pallet Puppet Theatre offers Spanish Puppet Lesson. Ongoing on Sundays, 1-3pm. Materials for kids provided. The Green Palette, 215 Main Street inside of the Medusa Antique Center Building, New Paltz.

1PM-2PM Silent Peace Vigil by Woodstock Women in Black. Info: 845-679-7148 or [email protected] Village Green, Tinker St, Woodstock.

2PM Last Gas. Play by John Cariani. Ultimately, Nat must choose the path to true happiness in this surprising, bittersweet comedy that’s bound to take the country by storm. Info: or 845-647-5511. Shadowland Stages, 157 Canal St, Ellenville.

2PM End Days. Play by Deborah Zoe Laufer. Experience the rapture, in the company of emos, Elvis impersonators, a father who hasn’t changed out of his pajamas since 9/11, and Steven Hawkings. Info: 845-679-0154. Byrdcliffe Theater, 380 Upper Byrdcliffe Rd, Woodstock, $25, $20 /senior/student.

3PM 17th Annual BachFest. Bach’s Keyboard Works. Info: St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 17 South Ave, Beacon, $15, free /student/youth.

3PM JohnJay: The Education of an Enlightened Constitutional Thinker. Lecture by Dr. Ray Raymond. Sponsored by the Ulster County Historical Society. $5/military. Info: Bevier House Museum, 2682 Rt 209, Marbletown, $7, $5 /senior/student.

3PM-5PM Music in the Woods @ The Rail Trail Cafe. Rachel Loshak. Info: or 845-399-4800. Rail Trail Cafe, 310 River Road Ext, Tillson.

3PM 2nd Annual Diversity Parade & 6th Annual  Let’s Move! Ulster! This years theme is “Diversity Is Our Superpower!” Dress as your favorite super heroes. Line-up at 2pm, parade starts at 3pm. Ends at Municipal Parking Lot on Cornell St. Healthy Food and Fitness Demonstrations. Info: Academy Green Park, Kingston.

3PM Book Signing: Emily Barton, author of “The Book of Esther.” Info: 845-679-8000 or The Golden Notebook, 29 Tinker St, Woodstock.

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

3:30PM-5PM Gardiner Library Slow Jam. The Slow Jam allows people who are new at playing an acoustic instrument to practice with some friendly, local musicians. No audience, no pressure. The third Sunday of every month. Info: or 845-255-1255. Gardiner Library, Community room, 133 Farmer’s Turnpike, Gardiner.

4PM-6PM Woodstock Community Drum Circle.  Hosted by Birds of a Feather and Timekeeper Drums invite all to drum and dance. Free, donations appreciated. On-going on Sundays, 4-6pm. Meets in the end room in the back of the building. Community Center, 56 Rock City Rd, Woodstock.

4PM Book Signing: Ann Patty, author of “Living with a Dead Language.” Info: 845-679-8000 or The Golden Notebook, 29 Tinker St, Woodstock.

7PM Ars Choralis: Música Hispánica: Then and Now.The concert, which celebrates the rich musical heritage of Hispanic cultures. Info: Maverick Concert Hall, 120 Maverick Concert Hall, Woodstock,  Tickets re $18 in advance, $20 at the door. Youngsters 18 and under will be admitted at half-price.

4:30PM-7:30PM  Journey Blue Heaven & Emmaretta Marks.  Info: 845-679-3484. Harmony Cafe @ Wok ‘n Roll, 50 Mill Hill Rd, Woodstock.

5PM Special Father’s Day Menu. Info: Gomen-Kudasai Noodle Shop, Ride Aid Plaza, New Paltz.

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM  Restorative Yoga with Kate Hagerman.  A gentle, completely supportive practice that is designed to bring stillness to the body and the mind. The perfect way to wrap up the weekend. $18. Info: 845-679-8700. Woodstock Yoga Center, 6 Deming St, Woodstock.

6PM-8PM Exhibit: “Jackson’s Floor.” Prints by Jim Cornwell. *Mothership is a social sculptue of Paul McMahon. Info: 845-679-2112. Mothership*B& B, 6 Hillcrest Ave, Woodstock.

6:30PM 4 Most Important Supplements! “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.

7PM Auditions: Young Frankenstein. Callbacks: 6/20, 7pm. Needed: Actors/singers aged 18+. Prepare: 16 bars of a Broadway song; bring a copy of your sheet music for the accompanist. Info: [email protected] The Center for Performing Arts, Rt. 308, Rhinebeck.

7PM Grace Potter. Info: 845-339-6088 or Ulster Performing Arts Center, 601 Broadway, Kingston, $40.

7PM Live @ The Falcon: Billy Harper Quintet (Jazz). Info: or 845-236-7970. The Falcon, 1348 Route 9W, Marlboro.

7PM Trio Mio. Info: 845-687-2699 or [email protected] High Falls Cafe, High Falls.

8PM Dylan LeBlanc. Southern Folk-Rock. Alt-country outfit The Pollies will warm up the audience. Info: or 518-828-4800. Club Helsinki Hudson, 405 Columbia St, Hudson.

9PM Doug Marcus. Info: 845-679-3484. Harmony Cafe@ Wok ‘n Roll, 50 Mill Hill Rd, Woodstock.

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