Almanac Weekly’s calendar of events (July 28-August 6)

Friday 7/29

8:45AM-12PM River Read Tivoli Bays Canoe Trip. Environmental Educator James Herrington of the Department of Environmental Conservation will lead the 2 1/2 - 3 hour tour. Bring food, water, hat, sunscreen, insect repellent. Reservations required. Info: 845-773-9251. Tivoli.

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

9:45AM-10:45AM Senior Chi Kung with Corinne Mol. Meditative, healing exercise consisting of 13 movements. Sponsored by Woodstock Senior Recreation and open to Woodstock residents 55 and older. $1 donation. Woodstock Town Hall, Woodstock.

10:30AM-11AM Yoga for Kids! For ages 5-8. Led by Cleo from Rainbow Body Yoga. Children will learn how to focus and center themselves with various breathing and visualization techniques. Info: 845-757-3771 or www.tivolilibrary.org. Tivoli Free Library, 86 Broadway,

10:30AM 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 www.ulsterpilates.com. Ulster Pilates, 32 Broadway, Kingston.

12:05PM-1PM Senior Basic Pilates with Christine Anderson. A floor work course promoting improvement of balance, coordination, focus, awareness breathing, strength and flexibility. Sponsored by Woodstock Senior Recreation and open to Woodstock residents 55 and older. $1donation. Woodstock Fire Co. 1, Tinker St, Woodstock.

1PM-1:45PM Just for Fun: West African Dance and Drum Workshop. Info: 518-392-6121 or ps21chatham.org/ Performance Spaces for the 21st Century, 2980 Route 66, Chatham, free.

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.

3:30PM Kingston Library presents The Bookmark Club with Sasha. For ages 5-12 yr olds. Meets every Friday (unless noted) thru October. Event includes arts, crafts, read & snack. Kingston Library, 55 Franklin St, Kingston.

4PM-11PM Orange County Fair. Carnival rides and games, vendors, demos, exhibits and live concerts. Plus Demolition Derby and other special events at the adjacent Orange County Fair Speedway. Info: 845-343-4826. Orange County Fairgrounds, 239 Wisner Ave, Middletown.

4PM-8PM Late Afternoon/Twilight Horse drawn Carriage Rides. Every 30 minutes. $75 per couple; or groups of three or more at $25 per person. All Ages. Reservations encouraged. For more information visit www.olana.org. Olana State Historic Site, 5720 State Route 9G, Hudson.

4PM “Knit Wits” Knitting Club. Saugerties Public Library, Washington Avenue, Saugerties, 845-246-4317.

4:30PM-5:30PM Lego Club. All ages, with parents. Ongoing. Info: 845-688-7811. Phoenicia Library, 48 Main St, Phoenicia, free.

5PM The Woodstock Shakespeare Festival: The Comedy of Errors. The story of two sets of identical twins separated at birth and reunited as adults. An abundance of slapstick, word play and puns.Folding chairs or blankets are suggested. Info: www.birdonacliff.org orcall 845-247-4007. Elizabethian Stage, 45 Comeau Dr, Woodstock, free.

5PM Antony & Cleopatra!              New Genesis Productions Youth Theatre, presents final play of the Summer Shakespeare Intensive with our teen actors.   Enjoy a summer evening of Shakespeare with an ensemble of talented young actors performing.Info:  845-657-5867. Little Globe Stage located on Rt 28A, West Shokan, 2 miles from the Boiceville Rt 28 jct.  Donations accepted. Watch for banners.

5:30PM-12PM Live in the Landscape: Astronomy, Music and Film Nights. Pack a cooler with snacks and drinks, blankets and chairs. The Mid-Hudson Astronomical Association will be providing sky tours through telescope. Come early to enjoy the Bard College Orchestra. Info:www.olana.org. Olana, 5720 Rt 9G, Hudson, free.

5:30PM-7PM Restorative Yoga with Barbara Boris. Ease into your weekend with 90 minutes of restorative postures that soothe the nervous system and alleviate tension. Perfect for weekenders or anyone looking for a respite from the week. $18. Info: 845-679-8700 orwww.woodstockyogacenter.com. Woodstock Yoga Center, 6 Deming St, Woodstock.

5:30PM Historic Tavern Trail. discussion of local history in a relaxed atmosphere. History happy hour and dinner events are held on the last Fri of each month through Oct. Info: www.facebook.com/Tavern Trail of the Hudson Valley. Painter’s Restaurant, Cornwall-on-Hudson.

6PM-10PM Carnival (7/28-7/31). Enjoy live entertainment, kids activities, many vendors including crafts, food. Info: 845-782-8341. Millpond Park, Millpond Pkwy, Monroe.

6:15PM Newburgh: Swing Dance Class (7/29-8/19, Friday nights, four week series) with Linda and Chester Freeman, Got2Lindy Dance Studios. Beginner Swing Dance Class sessions 6:15-7:15pm, no experience or partner needed. Intermediate Level 7:15-8:15pm. No partner needed. To register or info: www.got2lindy.com or 845-236-3939. La Maison du Etre Bien (House of Wellness), 87 Liberty St, Newburgh, $85 /pp per series.

6:15PM Kabbalat Shabbat Pot Luck Dinner. Kosher dairy or parve please. Followed by services at 7:30p.m. The Kerhonkson Synagogue, 26 Minnewaska Trail, Ellenville, 845-626-2010.

6:30PM Explore Painting with Different Paintbrushes- Bring all of your brushes to this practice workshop. Learn the uses and reasons for various sizes, shapes and bristles. Taught by artist Fran Sutherland. Pre-registration necessary. Info: 845-338-5580. Town of Esopus Library, 128 Canal St, Esopus.

7PM Bill Hurley. Guest lecturer. Bill is a Certified Personal Trainer with the National Council on Strength and Fitness. Info: 845-625-8087. New Paltz United Methodist Church, 1 Grove St, New Paltz.

7PM Movie Night: The Big Short (2015). Entertaining take on the economic meltdown of 2008. Starring Christian Bale, Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling and Brad Pitt. Rated R, 130 minutes. Info: 845-688-7811. Phoenicia Library, 48 Main St, Phoenicia.

7PM Summer Concert Series: The Wheelers Concert. Bring chairs or blankets. Info: www.clinton.lib.ny.us/ or 845-266-5530. Clinton Community Library, 1215 Centre R, Rhinebeck.

7PM Friday Night Jazz! NYC saxophonist Al Guart leads ensembles comprised of the best Hudson Valley Jazz musicians. 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 with the band. Info: 518- 678-3101. Kindred Spirits, 334 Rt 32A, Palenville.

7PM PianoSummer Festival Symphony Gala. With the Hudson Valley Philharmonic. Vladimir Feltsman, conducting. Info: www.newpaltz.edu/piano; 845-257-3880. SUNY New Paltz, McKenna Theatre, New Paltz, $45, $40 /senior/student, $40 /SUNY staff/faculty.

7PM Book Reading: Derek Dellinger, author of The Fermented Man: A Year on the Front Lines of a Food Revolution. Info: 845-255-8300. Inquiring Minds Bookstore, 6 Church St, New Paltz.

7PM 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.

7:30PM 23Arts Summer Music & Jazz Festival: The Joy of Sax with the Peter and Will Anderson Quintet. Info: www.23arts.org/ Villa Vosilla, 6302 Main St, Tannersville, $25.

7:30PM Movies that Mattter Beacon: Warrior. The Life of Leonard Peltier. True story of Leonard Peltier, the American Indian leader locked away for life in Leavenworth Penitentiary, convicted of the alleged murder of two FBI agents. Info: 845-838-2415 orwww.moviesthatmatterbeacon.org. First Presbyterian Church of Beacon, 50 Liberty St, Beacon, free.

7:30PM Bard SummerScape 2016. Iris Composed by Pietro Mascagni. Libretto by Luigi Illica. American Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Leon Botstein, music director. Directed by James Darrah. Info: [email protected] or 845-758-7900 Bard College, Sosnoff Theater, Annandale-on-Hudson, $25 /starting price.

7:30PM Cherry’s Patch. A Play by Local & NYC Playwright Ron Scott Stevens. Info: 845-679-6900 orwww.woodstockplayhouse.org. Woodstock Playhouse, 103 Mill Hill Rd, Woodstock, $40, $36, $32.

7:30PM Flying Cat Music presents Sloan Wainwright in Concert.  $18 admission or $15 with RSVP to [email protected] Empire State Railway Museum, 70 Lower High Street, Phoenicia,845-688-9453.

8PM Actors & Writers.An evening of works by Mikhail Horowitz and David Smilow. Maverick tickets are not valid for this event. Admission is by donation.Maverick Concert Hall,120 Maverck Rd,  Woodstock

8PM Sunset Boulevard. Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Tony Award-winning Broadway musical. Info: 845-876-3080 or www.centerforperformingarts.org. The Center for Performing Arts, 661 Rte. 308, Rhinebeck, $27, $25.

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

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-10PM Miracle and Monstah: Dance Omi Alumni Concert. Info: 518-392-6121 or ps21chatham.org/ Performance Spaces for the 21st Century, 2980 Route 66, Chatham.

8PM Dance Party with Soul Purpose. No cover. 21+. Info: 845-853-8049. Uncle Willy’s Inc, 31 North Front St, Kingston.

8PM Into The Woods . The Brothers Grimm Fairy Tales collide in this smash hit by Stephen Sondheim. Info: 518-392-9292 or www.machaydntheatre.org. The Mac-Haydn Theatre, Chatham.

8PM Powerhouse Theater- play Workshop Fingersmith. Play by Alexa Junge, directed by Bill Rauch. A pickpocket teams up with a con man to cheat a gullible heiress out of her fortune in this play based on the novel by Sarah Winters. Info: powerhouse.vassar.edu or845-437-5599. Vassar College, Susan Stein Shiva Theater, Poughkeepsie, $30.

8:30PM July Star Party #2. View the night sky away from the lights of the cities and towns of our area! Bring your own telescope or view the stars through one brought by members. RSVP is required at website: midhudsonastro.org Lake Taghkanic State Park, Ancram, free.

8:30PM Bard SummerScape 2016: Spiegeltent Cabaret. Mx. Bond’s House of Whimsy. Info: 845-758-7900 or fishercenter.bard.edu. Bard College, Spiegeltent, Fish Center, Annandale-on-Hudson.

9PM Dub Is a Weapon. Info: helsinkihudson.com; 518-828-4800. Club Helsinki Hudson, 405 Columbia St, Hudson.

9PM Kal David, Lauri Bono & The Real Deal with The Real Deal Horns + The Gabe Butterfield Band. Info: 845-679-4406 or www.BearsvilleTheater.com. Bearsville Theater, 291 Tinker St, Woodstock, $25.

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