Music as Medicine presents: Peril & Promise Workshop & Concert (6/2, 10am-5pm & Concert 7:30pm)

Taking Heart Amidst Planetary Crisis with
Lydia Violet and Polly Howells, both students of Joanna Macy’s Work that Reconnects, will present a day-long workshop at Mountainview Studio, 20 Mountainview Avenue, Woodstock ($40). The Work that Reconnects is a dynamic, interactive body of work developed by Joanna Macy, a scholar and respected elder in systems theory, deep ecology and Buddhism. our desire to be effective allies to both planet and people. Lydia hails from the Bay Area, and Woodstock is one stop on her first east coast tour. She has integrated her musical expertise as a singer and fiddler into Joanna’s work, developing a practice called Music as Medicine. She will be performing a concert/community sing that same night starting at 7:30pm ($10-$20). Info: https://bit.ly/2E6g0LJ.

Oncology Support Program of HealthAlliance Hospital

WMC Health offers emotional support, wellness, integrative and healing arts programs for people affected by cancer including cancer support groups for women of all ages, young women, men, caregivers, women with ovarian cancer, & people living with metastatic. Info, times and dates: 845-339-2071; oncology.support@hahv.org; hahv.org/service/cancer-support-program. Herbert H. and Sofia P. Reuner Cancer Support House 80 Mary’s Ave, Kingston.

Celebrating 60 Years!

Projectionists Club Beer Garden opens at 7pm.
Films begin at dusk. $8/adults, $4/ 5-12 yr olds, free/4 & younger. Info: 518-966-2177; drivein32.com.
Line-up:
Sat May 18 – Movie Screening: Bringing Up Baby & Live Music by Niall Connelly
Thur May 23 -Footloose (PG)
Fri May 24 – Footloose (PG) + Dirty Dancing (PG-13)
Sat May 25 – Footloose (PG) + Dirty Dancing (PG-13)
Live Music: Red Haired Strangers
Sun May 26 – Dirty Dancing (PG-13)
Friday May 31- Office Space (R)
Saturday June 1- Office Space (R)
Live Music: TBD
Friday June 7- Babe (G)
Saturday June 8 – Babe (G)
Live Music: The Red Wagon
Friday June 14 – Dazed and Confused (R)
Sunday June 15 – Dazed and Confused (R)
LIve Music: unEvEn stEvEn
Greenville Drive-In, 10700 Route 32, Greenville. Info: 518-966 2177.

2019 Woodstock Farm Festival Opening (5/29, 3:30-dusk)

Stock up on local veggies, eggs, local meats and baked goods, enjoy live music by the Mead Mountain Resonators and Deb Tankard & Friends, eat a falafel, a wood-fired pizza or charbroiled hamburger for dinner, and see all your friends! Try your hand at indigo dyeing to give old whites new life and kids can make a flower bomb with crafting expert Nancy Geaney. Vendors accept SNAP, WIC & FMNP vouchers.Open til dusk! Rain or Shine. Mini-Fleamarket during July and August. Info: 845-679-6744; woodstockfarmfestival.org. Event held at Houst Parking Lot, 6 Maple Ln, Woodstock.

Swing Dance to Miss Paula & The Twangbusters (5/24)

Honky Tonk, Swing with a heapin’ helpin’ of twang and sass, the Twangbusters bust out their own high-energy danceable blend of American juke joint rhythms! They mix the best of swingin’ country, boogie woogie & barrelhouse into a potent juke joint cocktail for your sole(s) – you’ll be shaken & stirred. Guaranteed to make you move yer feet- BOTTOMS UP!
Led by retro-twang dynamo Paula Bradley (Miss Paula) and joined by a crew of BUSTERS on sizzling electric guitar, doghouse bass and drums, garnished with soulful steel guitar or sax. Line-up: 6:30-7:30pm Country Two-Step workshop with Joe Donato $20; 7:30-8pm Free Beginner’s Swing Dance Lesson; & 8-11pm Dance to the Miss Paula and the Twangbusters $20/$15 Students. Everyone Welcome! No Partner Needed! Come to Dance or Listen!
Directions and more info: hudsonvalleydance.org; 845-454-2571. Poughkeepsie Tennis Club, 135 S. Hamilton St, Poughkeepsie.

Woodstock Art Exchange – On The Way to Woodstock (Friday – Sundays, 11am-6pm & Monday 11am – 4pm)

Gift shop, gallery and glassblowing studio. Outdoor glass sale all weekend. Final days of On the Way to Woodstock exhibit – abstract photographs printed on aluminum – by NYC artist Amy Lee Hochman. Don’t miss it! Open Friday – Sunday 11am – 6pm; & Monday 10am – 4pm. Free admission. Info: 914-806-3573. Woodstock Art Exchange, 1396 State Route 28, West Hurley. Free. Info: 914-806-3573.

Huguenot Street Cooperative Nursery School Paint & Sip Fundraiser (6/8, 7pm)

Painting the Shawangunk Ridge at sunset, with the guidance of one of the preschool teachers, April Taylor. All painting supplies will be included along with light refreshments and snacks. But being that it’s a paint and sip, feel free to bring a bottle of wine or some bubbly to sip on. Proceeds benefit the scholarship fund and updates to the school/community playground. The Reformed Church of New Paltz, Huguenot Street, New Paltz, $40. Info: 914-588-8247; carolyn.mead@gmail.com.