Almanac Weekly’s calendar of events (July 7-16)

Saturday 7/16

8AM-10AM Tai Chi with Marth Cheo. An ancient Chinese healing and martial art. Mixed levels during the first hour, followedby advanced forms. Ongoing. Info: 845-255-1559. Unison Arts Center, 68 Mountain Rest Rd, New Paltz, $12.

8:30AM-9:30AM Fun Fast Vinyasa with Foster Hurley. Kickstart your weekend with this NEW 60-minute vinyasa class. Also known as “Ashtanga Lite, “ the fast-paced flow works up a nice sweat while keeping things light and fun. $18. Info: 845-679-8700 or www.woodstockyogacenter.com. Woodstock Yoga Center, 6 Deming St, Woodstock.

9AM 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.

9AM Mower’s Flea Market. Held every Saturday and Sunday. Maple Lane, Woodstock,· 845-679-6744.

9AM-2PM Kingston Farmers’ Market. Info: www.kingstonfarmersmarket.org. Wall St, Kingston.

9AM-10:30AM Introduction to Tai Chi. With certified instructor Jing Shuai. All levels welcome. Class involves Qi Gong and slow movements. . Info: www.elegantevidence.com or 845-214-8579 New Paltz Community Center, 3 Veterans Dr, New Paltz, $5.

9AM-12PM Thrift Store. Ongoing every Saturday, 91m-12pm. Something for everyone. Church of The Comforter, 26 Wynkoop Place, Kingston.

9AM Saugerties’ Christian Meditation. Meets every Saturday, 9am. All welcome. No charge. 845-246-3285. Trinity Episcopal Church, Rte 9W, Saugerties.

9AM-2PM Heart of the Hudson Valley Farmers’ Market. Info: www.hhvfarmersmarket.com. Cluett-Schantz Park, 1801-1805 Rt 9W, Milton.

9AM Mid-Hudson Adirondack Mountain Club: Harriman State Park Breakneck Mountain. 7.5 miles Difficult hike. Leader: Jean-Claude Fou, [email protected]; 845-462-1909. Contact hike leader for detailed information and for carpooling. Joint with ADK NYC Chapter. Info: www.MidHudsonADK.org. Sebago Lake boat launch parking area, Seven Lakes Dr, Harriman.

9:30AM-11AM Woodstock: Christian Centering Prayer and Meditation. On-going. Everyone welcome. Info: 845-679-8800. St. Gregory’s Episcopal Church (the A-Frame), 2578 Rt 212, Woodstock.

10AM-5PM Shandaken Studio Tour & Whole Arts Catalog.   All over the Town of Shandaken.  For  tour locations, previews and information can be found in the Whole Arts catalog online at  www.ShandakenArt.com  or email [email protected] for information. Or call 845-688-2977.Events are free.

10AM Petting Zoo  &  Book Signing.  Featuring baby farm animals for petting and feeding. Event includes a talk & slide show by   Stephen Silverman , author The Catskills: Its History and How It Changed America. Info: 845-657-2482.Olive Free Library, West Shokan.

10AM-2PM Saugerties Farmers’ Market. Info: SaugertiesFarmersMarket or [email protected] or 845-750-0626. Cahill School Parking Lot, 115 Main St, Saugerties.

10AM-11:30AM Iyengar Yoga Level I with Barbara Boris. For all students new to Iyengar Yoga, taught by Woodstock’s only Certified Iyengar Yoga Instructor. The basis of the method is taught in standing poses. $18. Info: 845-679-8700 or www.woodstockyogacenter.com. WoodstockYoga Center, 6 Deming St, Woodstock.

10AM The “Learning in the Garden” series: Rain Gardens. Class usually last about an hour. Rain or Shine. Info: ulster.cce.cornell.edu/. SUNY Ulster, Xeriscape Garden, Stone Ridge, free.

10AM-2PM Prop Making Workshop for Sinterklaas Parade. July 9, 16, 23 & 30. Felix Olivieri will be making jumbo cardboard Grumpus heads for the annual parade. Create imaginary works out of cardboard, paint, glue, and shellac. Open to children and adults of all ages. Info: 845-514-3998 or Facebook. Old Dutch Church, Kingston.

10AM-12PM Knitting Group. Stone Ridge Library, 3700 Main St, Stone Ridge, 845-687-7023.

10AM-9PM Candlewax Recycling Drop-off. Ongoing. Candlewax in any condition to be recycled. Pachamama Store (near food court), Hudson Valley Mall, Kingston.

10AM 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.

10:15AM-1:15PM Adult Life Drawing. An opportunity for artists and students to work with experienced models under controlled lighting. There is no instruction. Poses:25 minutes. Info: 845-255-1559. Unison Arts Center, 68 Mountain Rest Rd, New Paltz, $15.

10:30AM-12PM Indian Classical Music Santoor Concert. Vinay Desai. Accompanied on tabla by Amit Kavthekar. Experience the divine sounds of this 100 stringed instrument in the sanctuary of Shanti Mandir. Shanti Mandir, 51 Muktananda Marg, Walden, $20, $10 /student.

10:30AM-11:30AM Silent Vigil for Global Peace & Non-Violence. Sponsored by The Kingston Women in Black. Info: 845-399-2805. Meet outside Cornell St PO, Kingston.

10:30AM  The Montgomery Place Campus Guided  Tour. 10:30 a.m, 11:45 a.m, 1 p.m, and 2 p.m. Tours are $10 per person. No reservations are necessary, first come, first served. For more information, please call 845-758-7505. Bard College, Montgomery Place Campus, Annandale-on-Hudson.

10:30AM-12:30PM Maker Club with Francesca . Ages 6-12. Every Saturday, July 9 - August 20. A new crafts project every week! Frannie will be leading us in making fairy elf houses, wind chimes, bird feeders, tie-dye t-shirts, terrariums, stackables, and buttons. Info: :845-688-7811. Phoenicia Library, 48 Main St, Phoenicia.

11AM Young People’s Concert. Horszowski Trio. Admission is free for all young people under 16. Adults pay $5 each. Concert Hall,120 Maverck Rd,  Woodstock. Info:  845-679-8217.

11AM-12PM Snapology LEGOs. Children will use LEGOs to solve a challenge. Info: 845-679-6405 or westhurleylibrary.org. West Hurley Public Library, 42 Clover St, West Hurley, free.

11AM-5PM High Falls Fair Day. An annual celebration of small-town life. Info: www.highfallscivic.or 845-220-7203. High Falls.

11AM-4PM Monastery Vinegar Festival. Food products, crafts, and artwork from local monasteries, farmers and artisans, including plants, bread, fresh eggs. Info: www.ourladyoftheresurrectionmonastery.webs.com/ Our Lady of the Resurrection Monastery, 246 Barmore Rd, Lagrangeville.

11AM Go SolarGo Solar! Learn about going solar in the Southern Tier and about Community Shared Solar. Our presentation will include information on: the financial incentives available to you, the process of going solar, and energy efficiency.Catskill Center, Rt 28, Arkville.

11AM-2PM Booking Signing with Floral Designer Ariella Chezar. Tea and light snacks will be served. Info: [email protected] or 518-392-3918. Boxwood Linen, Chatham.

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

11AM-5PM High Falls Fair Day 2016. An annual celebration of small-town life. Town-wide festival of food, music, crafts, games and wholesome rural fun for adults and children alike. Info: www.highfallscivic.org or 845-220-7203. High Falls, High Falls.

12PM-7PM Annual Chicken Barbecue. Serving chicken by the piece from noon to 4pm and full dinners from 4pm to 7pm. Info: [email protected] Community Church of High Falls, Mohonk and Firehouse Rds, High Falls, $14, $12 /senior/6-12, free /5 & under.

12PM-5PM ARTZDAYZ . A day of eclectic music-ukulele, Klezmer, and singer-songwriters. Info: www.rhcan.com/ Historic St Margaret’s, 7235 S Broadway, Red Hook.

12PM-1PM Free Yoga Pizza Party. Ongoing. Join Women’s Power Space and My Place Pizza for a rejuvenating yoga class and pizza. Families, beginners, and children welcome (mats will be provided). Donations appreciated. Info:[email protected] My Place Pizza, 322 Main St, Poughkeepsie.

12PM-2PM  2016 Testing Dates for Minnewaska Distance Swimmers.To join the Minnewaska Distance Swimmers Association you need to be at least 18 years of age and pass the swim test  For more particulars and an application, go to our website at: www.minnewaskaswimmers.org/testing.Tests will be given from noon to 2pm on July 9th, 16th, 23rd and 30th at the Moriello Pool (on Mulberry St. off of 32 North in New Paltz).  Be sure to arrive with 2 head shots and $3.00 for entry fee.  Applications should be completed at “Apply for Membership” online.The membership fee is $20.00 paid by cash or check.

12:30PM – 6:30 PM   Tarot Readings with Stephanie.  Every Saturday at Mirabai.  Walk-ins welcome or call for appt.  Mirabai Bookstore, 23 Mill Hill Road, Woodstock.  845-679-2100.  $30 for 25 minute reading.

12:45PM-1:30PM New Paltz Women in Black Vigil for Peace. Held in front of the Elting Library, corner of Main and North Front Streets. We are now in our 15th year of standing for peace and justice. New Paltz.

1PM-3PM Community Clay Day. Third Saturday of every month. Continues through Dec. 31. Info: 8745-454-4525. Art Centro, 485 Main St, Poughkeepsie, $6.

1PM Sit and Knit. Bring a project or start a new one while sitting on the comfy couches in the Information Room window area every Saturday at 1 pm. All are welcome.Info: 845-246-4317 or saugertiespubliclibrary.org. Saugerties Public Library, 91 Washington Ave, Saugerties.

2PM Knitting Club. Third Saturday of every month. his informal group welcomes all skill level knitters. For more information, please contact Stephanie at [email protected] and reference “knitting” in the subject. Info: 845- 331-0507. Kingston Library, 55 Franklin St,

2PM Shadowland Stages 2016 season: Miracle on South Division Street. Play by Tom Dudzick. Info:845-647-5511. Shadowland Stage, 157 Canal St, Ellenville, $39.

2PM Free Meditation Instruction. On-going. Held in the Amitabha Shrine Room. 60-minute class requires no previous meditation experience. For info contact Jan Tarlin, 845-679-5906. Karma Triyiana Dharmachakra, 335 Meads Mountain Rd, Woodstock.

3PM-5PM Tree-torial: Species Tour of Olana. A hike withEnvironmental Educator, Fran Martino, to learn all about these native and foreign species on a walk through winding carriage roads. Info: www.olana.org. Olana, Hudson, $20.

4PM Chicago. Kander and Ebb’s mega-hit full of jazz, murder, and mayhem. Info: www.machaydntheatre.org or 518-392-9292. Mac-Haydn Theatre, Chatham.

4PM-5:30PM Tree Hugger Singing Group. The Tree Hugger Singing Group cooperatively writes songs on ecological themes. Everyone is welcome. Info: 845-255-1255 or [email protected] Gardiner Library, 133 Farmer’s Turnpike, Gardiner.

4PM Orange County Freedom Fest Fireworks.  Fireworks will be at dusk. Thomas Bull Memorial Park, 211 State Route 416, Montgomery, free.

4PM Book Signing: Tracy Tynan, author of Wear & Tear: The Threads of My Life. The Golden Notebook, 29 Tinker St, Woodstock, 845-679-8000.

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

6PM-8PM Opening Reception: Variation, Relations and Photo Construction. Solo exhibition  by  Laszlo Andacs.  Meet the artist and view  prints on metal and other constructions. Jonathon Perl on the keyboard will be providing the live music for the evening. Roost Studios 69 Main St ,2nd floor, New Paltz.

6PM-9PM  Shandaken Studio Tour & Whole Arts Catalog Pot-luck reception   at The Arts Upstairs &  Open studio tours  7/16 & 7/17, 10 am-5 pm  all over the Town of Shandaken.  For tour locations, previews and information can be found in the Whole Arts catalog online at  www.ShandakenArt.com  or email [email protected] for information. Or call 845-688-2977.Events are free.

7PM Movies With Spirit: “Wild Tales” (“Relatos Salvajes”) (2014): Six delightfully mad black-comedy stories about violent, vengeful behavior during stress. Spanish with English subtitles. Info: 845-389-9201 or www.movieswithspirit.com. Congregation Emanuel ofthe Hudson Valley, 243 Albany Ave, Kingston, $5.

7PM Live @ The Falcon: The Chris Bergson Band featuring Ellis Hooks. Opener: BK Project. Info: www.liveatthefalcon.com or 845-236-7970. The Falcon, 1348 Route 9W, Marlboro.

7PM Saturday Night Jazz! NYC saxophonist Al Guart leads ensemble. 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 withthe band. Info: 518-678-3101. Kindred Spirits, 334 Rt 32A, Palenville.

7PM Saturday Night Live Music & Noodles. 2nd set at 8:30pm.No cover, $5 donations to musicians recommended. Info: 845-255-8811 or www.GKnoodles.com. Gomen-Kudasai Noodle Shop, Rite Aid Plaza, New Paltz.

7:30PM Disney’s Beauty and the Beast.$40, $36, $32. Woodstock Playhouse, 103 Mill Hill Rd, Woodstock.  Info & tix: 845- 679-6900 orwww.woodstockplayhouse.org.

7:30PM Bard SummerScape 2016. Demolishing Everything with Amazing Speed. Futurist puppet plays by Fortunato Depero. Translated, designed, and directed by Dan Hurlin. Created by the ensemble. Info: [email protected] or 845-758-7900 Bard College, Sosnoff Theater, Annandale-on-Hudson, $25 /starting price.

7:30PM Piano Jazz with John Esposito. Call for reservations. Info: 845-687-6373, www.lydiasdeli.com. Lydia’s Cafe, 7 Old Route 209, Stone Ridge, $15.

7:30PM “Music Under the Stars” Concert Series: “Red, White, and Country, “ an upbeat performance of country music with a patriotic twist. The concert will be given by the West Point band’s popular music component, the Benny Havens Band. Info: 845-938-2617 orwww.westpointband.com. West Point, Trophy Point Amphitheater, West Point, free.

8PM  Special Benefit Concert - “Why Can’t We Serve.”  Full length documentary project. Directed by Marty Klein.  An evening of music by Amy Fradon, Leslie Ritter with Cathie Malach, Marc Black & Michael Esposito; guest speakers; & a silent auction.  Woodstock Cummunity Center, 56  Rock City Rd, Woodstock. $20 suggested donation.Info: 845-679-7532 or [email protected]

8PM Shadowland Stages 2016 season: Miracle on South Division Street. Play by Tom Dudzick. Info:845-647-5511. Shadowland Stage, 157 Canal St, Ellenville, $39, $34.

8PM Assassins. By Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman . $26/adults, $24/srs. Info: 845-876-3080 or www.centerformperformingarts.org. Center for Performing Arts at Rhinebeck, 661 Rt 308, Rhinebeck, $26 /adults, $24 /srs & students.

8PM  Jazz at the Maverick:New Century, New Voices I. Amir ElSaffar and the Two Rivers Ensemble: Crisis Suite, Maverick Concert Hall,120 Maverck Rd,  Woodstock.$25/gen adm, $5/students, free/ 12 & under. Tix 800-595-4849.

8PM Chicago. Kander and Ebb’s mega-hit full of jazz, murder, and mayhem. Info: www.machaydntheatre.org or 518-392-9292. Mac-Haydn Theatre, Chatham.

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

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