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

Tuesday 8/2

7AM Minnewaska State Park Preserve: Early Morning Birders. Designed for birding enthusiasts, or those just looking to learn the basics. Come prepared with binoculars. Info: 845-255-0752 Minnewaska State Park Preserve, Main entrance, Gardiner.

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. Sponsored by Woodstock Senior Recreation and open to Woodstock residents 55 and older. $1 donation. Mountainview Studios, Woodstock.

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.

9:30AM-11AM 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. Info: 845-679-8700 or Woodstock Yoga Center, 6 Deming St, Woodstock, $18.

10AM-12PM Look Good Feel Better. A free program designed for women dealing with hair loss and skin changes from chemotherapy and radiation. You will learn specific techniques to help make the most of your appearance while undergoing treatment. MidHudson Regional Hospital, Herb and Sue Ann Redl Center for Cancer Care, 19 Baker Ave, Poughkeepsie.

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.

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

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.

11:30AM Gyrokinesis. $10/drop-in. Info: 845-658-2239 or Ulster Pilates, 32 Broadway, Kingston.

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-6:30PM Private Channeled Guidance and Energy Healing Sessions with White Eagle. Call for available appointment times. Info: 845-679-2100. Mirabai Bookstore, 23 Mill Hill Rd, Woodstock.

1PM Esopus Artist Group. Whether you would like to use charcoal, watercolors, oil paint, acrylics, fingerpaint or pastels.whatever medium you prefer is what the artist group is about. Please bring your own supplies. Ongoing, Tuesdays at 1pm. Info: 845-338-5580. Town ofEsopus Library, 128 Canal St, Port Ewen, 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 Ulster County Fair (8/2-8/7).  Car Load Night– Tuesday,$40 per car,Adults & Children: $15 (Wednesday – Sunday). Thursday is free for all seniors arriving between 10 am and 4 pm.IGates close at 10 pm on Tuesday through Thursday, Midnight on Friday and Saturday and 8 pm on Sunday. Info: 845-255-1380 or Ulster County Fairgriunds, 249 Libertyville Rd, New Paltz. Senior Day – Thursday - Seniors free, General Admission $15. info: New Paltz Fairgrounds, 249 Libertyville 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.

5:30PM Mid-Hudson Adirondack Mountain Club: Experienced Evening Paddle. Leader: Dave Webber [email protected] 845-452-7238. Paddle for 1.5-2 hours, 4-6 miles at an easy pace. PFD required. Info: Waryas Park, Boat Ramp, 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.

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 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 Church St, Kingston.

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.

7:30PM-8:30PM Highland: Beginner Swing Dance Class (8/2-8/23, Tuesday nights, four week series) with Linda and Chester Freeman, Got2Lindy Dance Studios. Beginner  Level 7-8pm.No partner or experience necessary.  To register or or 845-236-3939. Boughton Place, 150 Kisor Rd, Highland, $85 /pp per series.

6:30PM Healthy Habits! “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-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 Open Mic with Cameron & Ryder. Info:; 518-828-4800. Club Helsinki Hudson, 405 Columbia St, Hudson.

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

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

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.

7:15PM Rosendale Theatre’s Music Fan Film Series Sidemen: Long Road to Glory  [Documentary].Q&A after the film on Tues, Aug 2 with Hubert Sumlin’s manager (Toni Ann Mamary)$10.Rosendale Theatre, 408 Main Street, Rosendale; 845-658-8989,

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.

7:30PM-8:30PM Satsang / Meditation. A new offering,  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 ofsacred texts.Check Facebook for details. Info:845-679-8700 or Woodstock Yoga Center, 6 Deming St, Woodstock.

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

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.

8:30PM-10PM Film Festival: Construct It. About buildings and those who design them - Bauhaus in America. Info: 518-392-6121 or Performance Spaces for the 21st Century, 2980 Route 66, Chatham, free.

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  1. You do not include listings for the Falcon (or the Egg in Albany) anymore. Why not?

    • ….but we still do publish listings from the Falcon (and the Egg when we have space). Why do you think we don’t, David?

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