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

Tuesday 6/21

7:30AM Pilates Equipment Group 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.

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.

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM  Level I Yoga with Jory Serota . Taught in the Iyengar style, this class is for any students new to Iyengar Yoga. The basis of the method is taught in standing poses and other fundamental postures. $18. Info: 845-679-8700. Woodstock Yoga Center, 6 Deming St, Woodstock.

9:30 AM 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.

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 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.

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-5PM  Exhibit: Mystery Box: Student Artists at Work. Runs thru 7/ 31.  Coachman’s House Gallery, Tuesday-Sunday, 10am-5pmThe Coachman’s House Gallery has been transformed into an experimental workspace for Bard College undergraduate and MFA students who have been selected to experiment with research-based art-making practices at Olana. These students will be available for questions and conversations throughout the summer weekends, and visitors can watch their artwork develop over time.For more information visit

10:30AM Pilates Equipment Group 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.

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

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. $18.  Info: 845-679-8700 or Woodstock YogaCenter, 6 Deming St, Woodstock.

11:30AM Gyrokinesis. Info: 845-658-2239  or$15 drop in.  Ulster Pilates, 32 Broadway, Kingston.

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

1:30PM-3PM Israeli Folk Dancing. Join Josh Tabak in the joy of dancing to Israeli music.Steps will be taught at the beginner’s level and adjustedfor more advanced participants.No registration required. $10 suggested donation. Ongoing. Info: 845-255-1559. Unison Arts Center, 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.

4PM Drumming Circle. Drums are provided. Bring your enthusiasm to the group and let the rhythmic fun unfold. Reg reqr’d. Info: 845-905-8000. The Fountains at Millbrook, 79 Flint Rd, Millbrook.

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 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.

5:30PM Wisdom of Women Event. Sponsored by the New Paltz Regional Chamber of Commerce. learn how to embrace your success from a panel of successful women in our community. Enjoy a delicious 5-course meal. Hor d’oeurves at 5:30pm - Dinner at 6pm. Res reqr’d. Info: The ShipLatern Inn, Route 9W, Milton, $45.

5:30PM-7PM Pathways to Prevention: Women’s Minimally Invasive Surgery with CMH’s Dr. Edward Marici. Hosted by Olana and CMH. . Light refreshments served. Rain or shine. Limited seating RSVP by calling 518-697-5445 or e-mail [email protected] Olana, Wagon HouseEducation Center, 5720 Route 9G, Hudson.

5:30PM-6:30 PM  First Time Homebuyers Seminar - New Paltz. Coldwell Banker Village Green Realty, 157 Main St, New Paltz. Info: 845-255-0615 or  [email protected]

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.

6PM-7PM Vinyasa Community Yoga Class with Selena Reynolds. A fun and 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 Mindfulness Healing Meditation: a workshop and guided shamanic sound meditation with Guillaume. Enjoy a relaxed and powerful meditation designed to kick-start your energy level and cleanse your chakras. Info: 845-679-2100. Mirabai Bookstore, 23 Mill Hill Rd, Woodstock.

6:30PM Smart Exercises! “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.

7PM-10PM Jazz Jam. Every Tuesday, 7-10pm.845-452-3232. The Derby, 96 Main St, Poughkeepsie.

7PM Open Mic. Info: 845-246-5775. Inquiring Minds Bookstore, 65 Partition St, Saugerties.

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-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.

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

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM  Satsang / Meditation.  A new offering at Woodstock Yoga Center, this hour is intended to celebrate ‘satsang,’ or being in the company of the truth by sitting together with fellow seekers. It will be a rotating agenda each week, including a period of meditation and the study of sacred texts. Check our Facebook page to see what’s on for the week. Free or by Donation. Info:  845-679-8700. Woodstock Yoga Center, 6 Deming St, Woodstock.

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 Joe Bones. Info: 845-679-3484. Harmony Cafe @ Wok ‘n Roll, 50 Mill Hill Rd, Woodstock.

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