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

Wednesday 6/22

7:30AM Waterman Bird Club Field Trip: Nellie Hill. Call: Adrienne @ 845-264-2015. Web: www.watermanbirdclub.org/ Trailhead, 2992 Rt. 22, Dover Plains.

9AM-10AM Senior Kripalu Yoga with Susan Blacker. Gentle yoga class with each student encouraged to move and stretch at his or her own pace. Includes warmups, poses for strength and balance and breath work for relaxation. Open to Woodstock residents 55 and older, $1donation requested. Mescal Hornbeck Community Center, Rock City Rd, Woodstock.

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. $18. Info: 845-679-8700 or

www.woodstockyogacenter.com. Woodstock Yoga Center, 6 Deming St, Woodstock.

10:30AM-12:30PM Senior Writing Workshop Welcomes New Members. Led by Lew Gardner, writer, editor & instructor. Writers at all levels of experience, beginner to expert, are invited to join. Whether interested in non-fiction, short stories, plays, memoir, or poetry, writers age55 and above may join the group. Info: 845-679-2880. Mescal Hornbeck Community Center, Rock City Rd, Woodstock.

10:30AM-11:30AM Senior Strength Class with Linda Sirkin. Learn to use hand weights and stretch bands to improve muscle tone and protect bones. Open to all Woodstock residents 55 and older, $1 donation requested. Mescal Hornbeck Community Center, Rock City Rd, Woodstock.

11:30AM-1PM Free Nonviolent Communication (NVC) Practice Group in New Paltz. Meets the 2nd & 4th Wednesday of each month, 11:30am-1pm. NVC is the work of Marshall Rosenberg and is also known as Compassionate Communication.Please register www.PracticingPeace-NewPaltz.com. New Paltz.

12PM-1PM Yoga Rolla with Terry Fister. A series of SOFT foam rolling exercises designed to address the excessive tension and soreness in connective tissues, which can inhibit proper alignment and performance of yoga postures. Ending with a vinyasa flow. $18. Info: 845-679-8700 or www.woodstockyogacenter.com. Woodstock Yoga Center, 6 Deming St, Woodstock.

12PM Rotary Club of Kingston Meeting. Fellowship, lunch, and an informative and interesting presentation from a guest speaker. Meets every Wed at 12noon. Web: www.kingstonnyrotary.org. Christina’s Restaurant, 812 Ulster Ave, Kingston.

1PM Esopus Stitchers. Ongoing. For adults. Cross-stitch, needlepoint, surface embroidery, crewel. Get help get started with fabric, floss, needles, patterns, etc. Or, bring your current project and come stitch. 845-338-5580. Town of Esopus Library, 128 Canal St, Esopus, free.

1PM-5:30PM Free Insurance Help with NYSOH Navigator Jennifer Galarza. Jennifer will be available to meet with you to register or change your health insurance and help with issues around reimbursements and plans. Please call her directly at 800-453-4666 to register a spot in advance. Jennifer is fluent in Spanish. Phoenicia Library, 48 Main St, Phoenicia.

1PM Esopus Stitchers. Always wanted to try embroidery? Cross-stitch, needlepoint, surface embroidery, crewel. whatever! Bring your current project and come stitch with us! Ongoing, Wednesdays at 1pm. Info: 845-338-5580. Town of Esopus Library, 128 Canal St, Port Ewen, free.

1:30PM 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! Info: 845-647-3902. Shawangunk Valley Senior Center, Southwyck Square, 70 Main St, Napanoch.

1:30PM-2:30PM Jukebox Jewels Singing Circle. Wednesdays. Sing the most fun songs from a wide timespan! Open to all ages and free. Participants can request a song or bring a song, and be willing to join in with others. Reading music is not necessary. Info: 845-657-2482.Olive Free Library, 4033 Rt 28A, West Shokan.

2PM-3PM Senior Sing-Along with Nina Sheldon. Gather around the keyboard and belt out your favorites from the 1920s, ’30s, ’40s & beyond, or just listen, or maybe dance. Open to all Woodstock residents 55 and older, $1 donation requested. Mescal Hornbeck CommunityCenter, Rock City Rd, Woodstock.

2PM-6PM Free Computer Help. Every Wed. Bring your laptop, personal device, or just use one of our 5 patron computers, to seek the help you need and get the questions answered that you just can’t quite figure out! Info: www.mountaintoplibrary.org. Mountain Top Library, Tannersville.

3PM The Chess Club.  For experienced adult players from 3-4:30pm; Beginners will meet 4:30-5:30pm. Info: 845-255-1255 or [email protected] Gardiner Library, 133 Farmer’s Tnpk, Gardiner.

3PM-7PM Highland Farmers’ Market. Info: 845-691-2144 or www.townoflloyd.com. Rt 9W & Haviland Rd, Highland.

3PM Woodstock Farm Festival Info: www.woodstockfarmfestival.com. 6 Maple Ln, Woodstock.

3:30PM Math Regents Prep. Every Wed. @ 3:30pm Certified Math Teacher - Don’t fail Algebra, Geometry, and Trig. Empowering Ellenville, 159 Canal St, Ellenville, 877-576-9931.

4PM-5PM LEGO Club - A full hour of free play. For kids of all ages. Children under 9 must be accompanied by an adult. Info: 845-757-3771 or visit www.tivolilibrary.org. Tivoli Free Library, 86 Broadway, Tivoli.

4:30PM-5:30PM Chess Club for Beginners. Open to all ages, the goal is to teach participants to play chess in a relaxed, fun, supportive environment. Info: www.gardinerlibrary.org or 845-255-1255. Gardiner Library, Community room, 133 Farmer’s Turnpike, Gardiner.

4:30PM-6PM Iyengar Yoga Level II with Barbara Boris. For advanced students who are well-practiced in Iyengar Yoga Level I. Taught by Certified Iyengar Yoga Instructor Barbara Boris. $18. Info: 845-679-8700 or www.woodstockyogacenter.com. Woodstock Yoga Center, 6 Deming St, Woodstock.

4:30PM-5:30PM Art Hour with Francesca: ages 3 to 103! Frannie will cook up something creative to do each week. She is known for her work with natural, found objects as well as jewelry.Ongoing. Info: 845-688-7811. Phoenicia Library, 48 Main St, Phoenicia, free.

5PM Juggling & Hula-Hooping. Join Bruce Engholm of the Mid-Hudson Juggling Club in learning or practicing your juggling or hula-hooping abilities! Hoops and juggling props will be provided. Ongoing, Wednesdays at 5pm. Info: 845-338-5580. Town of Esopus Library, 128 Canal St, Port Ewen.

5:15PM 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 www.ulsterpilates.com. Ulster Pilates, 32 Broadway, Kingston.

5:30PM Desmystifying the SAT. Alexander Friedman, founder of Brooklyn Math Tutors will discuss the difference between the SAT and ACT, how much various prep methods can be expected to improve scores, low cost options. Reg Required. Info: 845-758-3241. Red Hook Public Library, 7444 S. Broadway, Red Hook, free.

5:30PM-6:30PM Battle of the Books Meeting - All members and potential members are asked to please attend. There will be snacks! Info: 845-757-3771 or visit www.tivolilibrary.org. Tivoli Free Library, 86 Broadway, Tivoli.

5:30PM  Woodstock: Christian Centering Prayer and Meditation. On-going. Everyone welcome. 845-679-9534. First Churchof Christ, Scientist, 89 Tinker St, Woodstock.

6PM Meeting of ENJAN. (End The New Jim Crow Action Network). Dedicated to fighting racial profiling, police brutality, and mass incarceration (the “New Jim Crow”). Info: 845-475-8781 or www.enjan.org. African Roots Library, Family Partnership Center, 29 N Hamilton St, Poughkeepsie.

6PM-8PM Catskill Ukulele Group. Wednesdays. A friendly group who welcomes all comers. If you do not have a ukulele but would like to participate, you can check one out from the library. Info: Meetup.com under the name Catskill Ukulele Group. Olive Free Library, 4033 Rt 28A, West Shokan.

6PM Teen Program (Ages 13 & up). Ongoing. Talk and learn about 3d printing, anime, manga, robots, video game programming, animation and books. 845-338-5580. Town of Esopus Library, 128 Canal St, Esopus, free.

6PM-7:30PM Creative Seed Support Group. For artists to voice their works inprogress in a supportive environment. For Songwriters, Playwrights & Actors.Held by Patrice Blue Maltas, Actress, Playwright, Musician and founder of Blue Healing Arts Center. MeetsWednesday nights, 6-7:30pm. Info: [email protected] or www.bluehealing.co. Blue Healing Art Center, 107 Mill Hill Rd, Woodstock.

6:15PM-8:15PM Woodstock Community Chorale. Come join your friends and sing (mostly) 4 part harmonies. No audition - if you are a secret shower singer consider joining the fun. Info: 845-688-2169 Kleinert/James Gallery, Tinker St, Woodstock.

6:15PM 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 www.ulsterpilates.com. Ulster Pilates, 32 Broadway, Kingston.

6:30PM Ulster County Photo Club. Photographers of all ages and skill levels are welcome to join this group. Monthly meetings include presentations, member competitions, and the sharing of information. Ongoing, Wednesdays at 6:30pm. Info: 845-338-5580. Town of Esopus Library, 128 Canal St, Port Ewen.

6:30PM-7:05AM Learn Remembrance. A very holy and deep form of prayer (with roots in the Old Testament”Remember my name in the night”) which connects you with the Divine within. All are welcome, RSVP please, Meetup.flowingspirit.com or 845-679- 8989.Flowing Spirit Healing, 33 Mill Hill Rd, Woodstock, free /donations welcomed.

6:30PM-8PM Yin Yoga with Diane Davis. A slow, steady class that gently stimulates connective tissues to make them healthier and stronger, at the same time cultivating equanimity, mindfulness and awareness. $18. Info: 845-679-8700 or www.woodstockyogacenter.com. Woodstock Yoga Center, 6 Deming St, Woodstock.

6:30PM-8:30PM Bag Reduction Legislation Workshop. Help design future legislation for Marbletown to cut plastic bag waste. Marbletown retailers and shoppers encouraged to attend. Marbletown Community Center, 3564 Main St, Stone Ridge, free.

7PM Music in the Parks- Free Lawn Concert. Enjoy an evening of music, with friends, on beautiful lush landscapes, of the Vanderbilt and Mills Mansions. Info: www.nps.gov/vama for full concert dates and times. Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site, Hyde Park.

7PM Live @ The Falcon Underground: Poet Gold’s POELODIES (Spoken Word Hiphop & Music). Info: liveatthefalcon.com or 845-236-7970. The Falcon, 1348 Route 9W, Marlboro.

7PM-9PM Volleyball. A fun, pickup volleyball game, ongoing every Wednesday, 7-9pm. $6. For more information, 845-616-0710. Enter at the entrance on the left side, as you face the school from Lucas Ave. Rondout Municipal Center, 1915 Lucas Ave, Cottekill.

7PM-11PM Rosendale Chess Club. Free admission-no dues. On-going every Wed, 7-11pm. Rosendale Cafe, Rosendale.

7PM  “Introduction to Tibetan Buddhism” Class. On-going. Free 90-minute program includes 30 min of Quiet Sitting Meditation followed by 1 of 8 lectures on the history, practices & principles of the Karma Kagyu tradition of Tibetan Buddhism. 8/wk curriculum. Info:845-679-5906or [email protected] Karma Triyana Dharmachakra, 335 Meads Mountain Rd, Woodstock, free.

7PM-9PM Tango Dance Lessonswith Nina Jirka.with Martha Cheo Argentine Tango. Basics for the first hour, followed byIntermediate Tango. No partners needed. Ongoing. Info: 845-255-1559. Unison Arts Center, 68 Mountain Rest Rd, New Paltz, $10 /suggested donation.

7PM The Rhinebeck Garden Club Monthly Meeting. Presenter: Ruth Tourjee, Master Gardener, will talk about “Composting from an Experienced Composter. Refreshments served. Info: 845-876-6892. Morton Library, Morton Hall, Rhinecliff.

7:15PM-8PM Silent Spiritual Practice. For people who would like to do spiritual practice together to increase the potency of the practice. For those who would like to learn Remembrance, come to a teaching at 6:30pm. All are welcome RSVP please, Meetup.flowingspirit.com or845-679- 8989. Flowing Spirit Healing, 33 Mill Hill Rd, Woodstock, free /donations welcomed.

7:30PM The Poughkeepsie Newyorkers Barbershop Chorus. The Newyorkers Chorus is a male a cappella group that sings in the uniquely American “Barbershop Style” of close four-part harmony. Guests are always welcome. Sight-reading not required.Meets every Wednesdays at 7:30pm. Info: wwwnewyorkerschorus.org. Crown Heights Clubhouse, 34 Nassau Rd, Poughkeepsie.

7:30PM Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival  - Measure for Measure. Play by William Shakespeare. Directed by Davis McCallum. Info: www.hvshakespeare.org Boscobel House and Gardens, 1601 Route 9D, Garrison.

8PM Gus Mancini Sonic Soul  Band. Info: 845-679-3484. Harmony Cafe @ Wok ‘n Roll, 50 Mill Hill Rd, Woodstock.

8:30PM-11PM Live at Catskill Mountain Pizza Company: Acoustic Jazz Trio with Syracuse/Siegel Duo + Special Featured Guest. Featuring Bassist Rich Syracuse and drummer Jeff “Siege” Siegel. No cover or minimum! Info: 679-7969. Catskill Mountain Pizza Company, 51 Mill Hill Rd, Woodstock.

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