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

Wednesday 7/13

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. Woodstock Fire Co. 1, Tinker St, Bearsville.

9:30AM-11AM Vinyasa 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 Woodstock Yoga Center, 6 Deming St, Woodstock.

11:30AM-1PM Nonviolent Communication Practice Group (NVC) in New Paltz. Learn Compassionate Communication as founded by Dr. Marshall Rosenberg. Meets the 2nd & 4th Wednesdays of each month, 11:30am-1pm. To register: 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 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: Christina’s Restaurant, 812 Ulster Ave, Kingston.

12PM-2PM Lyme Wellness Workshop Series. By donation. Series is appropriate for anyone facing any health challenge who is seeking more wellness in body, mind & spirit. Informal period 12-12:30pm, followed by workshopsat 12:30pm with a professional guest speaker. New Paltz Community Center, 3 Veterans Ln, New Paltz.

12:30PM-1:30PM Plant Power: Free Herbal Wellness Series. AnnMarie Tedeschi - Fire Cider: History, Preparation and Current Controversy. The second Wednesday of every month a variety of topics will be taught including informational and workshop formats. New Paltz CommunityCenter, 3 Veteran’s Dr, New Paltz.

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 The Sawkill Seniors Meeting. Gathering begins with a formal meeting format, followed by a raffle, socializing and refreshments. Then for those who wish to join in, there is a card game. All seniors are welcome. Town Hall, 905 Sawkill Rd, Kingston.

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

2PM 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.

2PM HWA”The Hemlock Woolly, Adelgid. A Film About the Loss of an Ecosystem, “ followed by a Q&A session with forest health experts Mark Whitmore (Cornell University) and John Thompson (Catskill Regional Invasive Species Partnership Coordinator). Doctorow Center for the Arts,  7971 New York 23A, Lanesville.

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 South Pine Street City Farm Stand. Open for fresh pure lettuce & greens. This Farmstand is a project of the Kingston Land Trust and a member of Eat Well Kingston, part of Cornell’s Live Well Kingston. Open Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays, 3-7pm. Info:845-532-0011.

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

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.

3:30PM Woodstock Farm Festival. Mid-week market Rain or Shine, 3:30 to dusk. Music under the Tent by Vickie Russell, Market Music , alfresco dining, and of course, loads of farm fresh food. Info:  6 Maple Lane, Woodstock.

4PM-5PM  LEGO Club - Play with their huge collection of LEGOs in the air conditioned library! Info:: 845-757-3771. Tivoli Free Library, 86 Broadway, Tivoli.

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.

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: 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 Woodstock Yoga Center, 6 Deming St, Woodstock.

5PM-7PM Free One-on-One Tech Tutoring. Wednesdays and Thursdays throughout the summer. Those interested may call ahead to reserve a time or just drop in during the above hours. Tutor Hunter Huang is a junior at Rochester Institute of Technology, majoring incommunications. Info: 845-255-1255. Gardiner Library, 133 Farmer’s Turnpike, Gardiner.

5PM Juggling & Hula-Hooping. Ongoing. Join Bruce Engholm of the Mid-Hudson Juggling Club in learning or practicing your juggling or hula-hooping abilities! 845-338-5580. Town of Esopus Library, 128 Canal St, Esopus, free.

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 Ulster Pilates, 32 Broadway, Kingston.

5:30PM-6:30PM Battle of the Books Meeting - Regular meeting of the Battle of the Books team. All members are asked to please attend Info:: 845-757-3771. 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-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: under the name Catskill Ukulele Group. Olive Free Library, 4033 Rt 28A, Olive Bridge.

6PM Book Reading &Signing: Carol Goodman, author of River Road. Info: or 845-758-3241. Enchanted Cafe, 7484 S. Broadway, Red Hook.

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 Blue Healing Art Center, 107 Mill Hill Rd, Woodstock.

6PM Teen Program. Talk and learn about 3d printing, anime, manga, robots, video game programming, animation and books. Ongoing, Wednesdays at 6pm. Info: 845-338-5580. Town of Esopus Library, 128 Canal St, Port Ewen, free.

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 Ulster Pilates, 32 Broadway, Kingston.

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.

6:30PM-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 WoodstockYoga Center, 6 Deming St, Woodstock.

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 Home Energy Program. Judith Karpova of Global Dwelling will share the steps that home owners can take to evaluate their home energy and find solutions to improve it. Q & A to follow. Info: 845-687-7023. Marbletown Community Center, 3564 Main St, Marbletown.

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, or 845-679- 8989. Flowing SpiritHealing, 33 Mill Hill Rd, Woodstock, free /donations welcomed.

7PM-9PM Volleyball. A  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-8PM Meditation and the Spiritual Path of Cafh. Info: 845-481-0580 or [email protected] Learn the Discursive Meditation, a technique designed to explore from within the fundamental and transcendent issues of our lives. A dialogue follows themeditation. Meets the 1st & 3rd Wednesday of every month at 7-8pm. Cafh Retreat House, 146 Kerley Corners Rd, Tivoli.

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

7PM An Ecumenical Vigil for Peace and Healing in response to Orlando and in support of LGBTQ people and communities around the world. St.Andrew’s Episcopal Church on Main St., New Paltz.  Contact Pastor Tobias Anderson for more information [email protected] or 845-255-0051.

7PM Live @ The Falcon: Jazz Sessions at The Falcon Underground (Jazz Jam). Info: or 845-236-7970. The Falcon, 1348 Route 9W, Marlboro.

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 Live @ The Falcon: Ricky Stein with Blue Museum (Country Blues Rock) - Opener: Liana Gabel. Info: or 845-236-7970. The Falcon, 1348 Route 9W, Marlboro.

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

7PM-10PM Jazz Night!  Public is invited to enjoy live jazz music from talentedlocal musicians, along with light refreshments. A portion of all concert Proceeds will benefit Hudson Valley Public Radio. Info: or 845-471-0430. The Hudson Valley Community Center, 110 South Grand Ave, Poughkeepsie, $7.

7:15PM Rosendale Theatre’s Music Fan Film Series: Queen: A Night in Bohemia. Screening preceded by short film Heavy Metal Parking Lot, produced in 1986. Queen: A Night in Bohemia is the newly restored and re-mastered concert, filmed live on Christmas Eve 1975. Info: 845- 658-8989. Rosendale Theater, Main St, Rosendale, $10.

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, 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: Crown Heights Clubhouse, 34 Nassau Rd, Poughkeepsie.

8PM Les Poules Colin. Youthful Energy a la Quebecoise on Tour Stateside. Empire State Railway Museum, Phoenicia.

8PM NRBQ Celebrates 50 Years of Eclectic Music-Making. Info: or 518-828-4800. Club Helsinki, 405 Columbia St, Hudson, $60 VIP, $20.

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

8PM Flash Mob: Firefly Hike. Discover the fascinating world of fireflies. Learn about their communication, behavior, and role in our ecosystem. Catch and release. Info: Olana State Historic Site, 5720 State Route 9G, Hudson, $10.

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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