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Tuning Forks for Self-Care (3/5, 1-4pm)

Led by Diane Anderson. Learn to use tuning forks to relieve stress & tension, reduce joint & muscle pain, enhance immune functioning, increase well-being. Includes lecture, demonstration, plenty of practice time. Tuning forks provided for class use & available for sale. Mountainview Studio, 20 Mountainview Dr, Woodstock. $25. Info: 845-679-6401.

Re-Awakening and Evolving with ~ Reverend Goddess Charmaine(2/26,12-3pm)

Expand your Spiritual Abilities, Your Feminine Knowing,Your Sacred Womanhood. $55 per woman! Tools needed for event: Notebook, pen or pencil, 3 white votive candles, matches, 2 bottles of spring water, 1 small bowl, 1 clear glass, 1 crystal, sage and any essential oil that you love, a large scarf any color, 8 oz’s olive oil and one picture of yourself. Ladies, please wear a sarong or sundress for movement and rituals. Questions:
Online…Join from anywhere in the world! Link to read more and register:

Platte Clove Artist in Residence Program Accepting Applications

The Catskill Center is accepting application for the 2017 Platte Clove Artist-in-Residence Program. Applications are due by Friday, March 31, 2017.The residency, the only one in the country situated in the historic landscapes which were the inspiration for the Hudson River School, provides a tranquil and rustic workplace. A retreat for artists, working in a variety of disciplines, located in the living landscape where American art began.The residency is open to artists who have an affinity for the natural world. The residencies run from July through September. The work produced should foster an appreciation for the environment and participants are encouraged to submit works for the biannual Platte Clove art exhibit at the Catskill Center’s Erpf Gallery.Participants stay in a rustic cabin in the Platte Clove Preserve – 208 wild, pristine acres full of hiking trails, multi-tiered waterfalls, and old growth forests. Hiking trails to Indian Head and Overlook mountains begin near the cabin and the 60-foot Plattekill Falls is a short walk from the cabin. Artists are selected by a jury comprised of representatives from local arts organizations as well as the Catskill Center. Artists working in all mediums are encouraged to apply. The application deadline is Friday, March 31. For more information and an application, please visit the Catskill Center web site at or contact Katie Palm at

New Kids Yoga Class

To meet on Fridays and Sundays, Starting March 3rd
Woodstock Yoga Center is offering a new Rainbow Kids Yoga classes beginning on Friday, March 3rd. The classes, led by certified Rainbow Kids Yoga instructor Scrap Wrenn, aim to improve children’s strength and flexibility while increasing self-confidence and emotional resilience. Each class nourishes creativity by offering a new sequence of group exercises that warm up the body, and allow kids to connect to one another, settle down into focus and develop an inner life that balances body and mind. Classes will run every Friday, March 3rd thru 31st. Ages 4-6 will meet from 12:30-1:15 pm, and ages 7-10 will meet from 4:00-4:45 pm. There will also be a Sunday class for ages 6-10, meeting twice a month from 12:45-1:30 pm, starting March 5th. Classes are $10 to drop-in, or $40 for a 5-class series. Please note that the Woodstock Elementary School bus will drop kids off at directly at Woodstock Yoga Center with a note from parents. Please contact the studio for more information. Info: Woodstock Yoga Center, 6 Deming Street, Woodstock, (845) 679-8700,

Sign Up Now: Philadelphia Flower Show Bus Trip HOLLAND-Flowering the World.

Join Cornell Cooperative Extension of Ulster County’s (CCEUC) Master Gardeners for their annual bus trip to the biggest and best flower show in the East on Tuesday, March 14. Buses will load at 5:45am and leave from the MAC Fitness parking lot located in the Kingston Plaza at 6am, and will return at approximately 9:30pm. The New Paltz bus will load at 6:15am at the NYS Thruway Park and Ride located at Exit 18 in New Paltz. Complete registration forms with payment must be postmarked no later than Monday, March 6 and can also be dropped off at the CCEUC Education Center. To register, send in the printable flyer and registration form available at $80.

Monday Night Tai Chi & Chi Gung with Michael (class begins 3/6, 6:15-7:15pm)

Michael has over 30 yrs experience. Build a total integrated mind/body fitness while cultivating life’s abundant healing energy(Chi). Cost $25 a month! Or $10 per class. More information at 845-663-1555. White Crane Hall, 77 Cornell St. Kingston #116.

International Call To Artists! Postcard Art Show in support of the Children of Aleppo

For details or questions or email for info:
Fundraiser & Reception April 22, 5-9pm at Catalyst Gallery in Beacon.

Call for Entries Woodstock- New Paltz Art & Crafts Fairs 36th Anniversary Year

Memorial Day Weekend, May 27, 28, & 29, 2017
Labor Day Weekend, September 2, 3, & 4, 2107
Ulster County Fairgrounds, New Paltz, NY
Application Deadline January 15, 2017
Applicants can apply directly online at No jury fee required. Quail Hollow Events,PO Box 825 Woodstock, NY 12498
Info: or 845 246-3414.

Applications Being Accepted! Adult & Youth Leadership & Mentorship Program

The Chamber Foundation, Inc.—the nonprofit fundraising arm of the Dutchess County Regional Chamber of Commerce—is now accepting applications for its adult and youth leadership and mentorship programming as part of its ongoing mission to build and strengthen personal and business capacity, develop leadership skills, and foster a commitment to community service.To apply for any of the programs available or for more information, visit to apply for either mentees or mentors is 3/1.

Being At Your Best When Your Kids Are At Their Worst The Simplicity Parenting Approach to Emotional Self-Regulation (3/16, 6:30pm)

Learn how to stay engaged on the often frustrating and unpredictable “family dance floor” while at the same time watching from the calm and loving “parental balcony.” Led by Kim John Payne , author of #1 Best Seller Simplicity Parenting©. Using the Extraordinary Power of Less To Raise Calmer, Happier and More Secure Kids.Advance sales by March 10th $15, $20/door. Call 845-255-0033. Mountain Laurel Waldorf School, 16 South Chestnut Street, New Paltz.

Marathon Married Couples, Step UP

The Office for the Aging is looking for couples who will be married 70 years or more at any point in 2017, to be honored at our Celebration of Aging on May 22. You may also know that you can find out more by getting in touch with outreach coordinator Brian Jones at and/or (845) 486-2555. If the couple you know would like to go but isn’t sure they can make it in May, reserve space for them now and they can decide later if they’d like to go. We haven’t yet opened up ticket sales for the event, if you were wondering. Also searching for long-married couples, Catholic couples in this case, is the Archdiocese of New York. If you know any such couples in the Archdiocese married 65 years or more, you can contact Izabella Nagle at (646) 794-3190 or Their deadline is Jan. 20, 2017.

Kingston Stockade FC to Hold Open Tryouts on Weekend of March 4-5

Interested Players Must Register Online. On Saturday, March 4 (9am-2pm) and Sunday, March 5 (9am-2pm) at Dietz Stadium, Stockade will hold open tryouts for all local players whom believe they’re capable of playing semi-pro soccer.Players interested in trying out for a spot on the team MUST REGISTER at before showing up. Players that don’t pre-register will not be allowed to take the pitch.Tryouts are open to fans and media too — free of charge, no tickets required — and Stockade merchandise will be on sale as well.

Ongoing Open Call

Athens Laundry is seeking projects in art, writing and design for the arts and literary publication by Friends of D. R. Evarts Library in Athens. Print and Electronic editions • Visit for more info • Email today ❅

Teen Photo Contest

Elting Library is accepting applications for the annual Teen Photo Contest for photographers in grades 8-12. Photos can be black and white or color and must be taken in New Paltz. Categories include portrait, landscape, and “other.” Photos will be displayed in the library and reviewed by a panel of judges. A prize of $50 is awarded for each of the three categories. The submission deadline is 3/30. Submissions should be matted. A reception to announce the winners will take place 4/25 at the library. Join us to view the photos, hear the winners announced, and refreshments.

Washbourne House Shelter Seeks Volunteers!

Info: or 845-331-7080×157.

Low-Cost Spay/Neuter Stationary Clinic for Dogs

Every Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday. $95 and up; includes spay/neuter, rabies vaccine, and cone collar. All surgeries performed by appointment only; Also, Low-Cost Spay/Neuter Mobile Clinic for Cats( call for location and dates). $70 per cat includes spay/ neuter, rabies vaccine, ear cleaning, nail trim. All surgeries performed by appointment only; & Low-cost vaccine & dental Clinics available. The Animal Rights Alliance (T.A.R.A.), 60 Enterprise Pl, Middletown. Info: 845-343- 1000,

Register Now! Pilates Open Level Mat Class

Led by Martina Enschede, master Pilates instructor. On-going classes Monday & Wednesdays, 2pm. $15, $150/10 class card , reduced rate for srs – $130/10 class card. Euphoria Yoga, 99 Tinker Street, Woodstock. Info: 845-678-6766 or