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TMI Project’s Run FOR the Truth (Virtual 5K) Run FOR the Truth is TMI Project’s first-ever fundraising race/walk. Virtual.

Catskills Tiny House Workshop Stay, eat, rest, cook, sleep, and live in a tiny house while...learning how to design, build, and move your own. Livingston Manor, NY, Livingston Manor.

Phillies Bridge Farm to Host Friends Festival The two-day festival with camping (one day tickets also available) will feature some of the area’s most popular performers including local favorites, the Big Takeover and the acclaimed reggae band Royal Khaoz in addition to a full schedule of other live acts. The festival will also feature workshops, yoga, food and beverage vendors and art. Saturday night concludes with a “silent disco” by Quiet Hours -- a DJ dance party that provides headphones for revelers to dance into the night. The local drag troupe, Haus of Peculiar, will tantalize your senses and open your minds. They will create the late night vibes with fire spinning, DJing and spectacular performances. Tickets can be purchased at FriendsFestNY.com. Phillies Bridge Farm Project, New Paltz.

Call for Artists – Veteran Arts Showcase The Veteran Arts Showcase at the FDR Library and Museum, an event that celebrates veterans and the healing power of creativity, will move this year to a digital platform due to COVID-19. This digital Showcase will include an online art gallery and a variety of speakers and performances will be streamed throughout the day on Saturday, November 20. The Showcase will remain viewable on the website through the winter/spring of 2022. Veterans, active-duty service members, reservists and their families are invited to submit images of their art for the online gallery. All crafts and visual art -- painting, graphics, sculpture, photography, etc. are welcome. Speakers, writers, musicians, performers of all kinds are invited to participate in the Showcase, by sending a pre-recorded performance. To apply, visit VeteranArtsShowcase.org and fill out the application and follow instructions. Application deadline is Saturday, October 21. For more information or to have an application mailed to you, contact Dayl Wise 845-679-2161, dswbike@aol.com. Franklin D. Roosevelt National Historic Site, Hyde Park.

8:00 am-5:00 pm Maritime Museum Offers Solar Powered Boat Tours Tours take place on board Solaris, a 100% solar powered tour boat built at the museum’s Wooden Boat School, which offers a unique and peaceful way to experience the Hudson River and Rondout Creek. Tours depart from the docks at the museum and typically run for one to two hours. A calendar of themes and dates for the museum’s boat tours can be found online at www.hrmm.org/all-boat-tours. Info: 845-338-0071. Hudson River Maritime Museum.

9:00 am-4:00 pm Newburgh Market Featuring all local vendors from the surrounding areas. Food trucks, baked goods, handmade soaps, beekeepers, and much more. Designed Grind Cafe presents the Newburgh Market at 1401 NY 300 Newburgh in the parking lot of the Newburgh Mall every Sunday until October 17th. Info: designedgrindcafe@gmail.com

9:00 am-4:30 pm High Falls Flea Market presented by D&H Canal Museum Open Air Market offering a variety of art, antiques & collectibles. ! Meets every Sunday, 9am-4:30pm through Oct 31st. Grady Park, High Falls.

9:00 am-4:00 pm Sixth Biennial Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition: “Not Just One Thing” The exhibit showcases Wilderstein’s remarkable landscape and history through site-responsive installations. The featured artists experiment not only with unexpected materials but also unusual scale and unfamiliar viewing modes to refocus our attention on the location, history, and ecology of Wilderstein. Free and open to the public daily through October 31. Wilderstein Historic Site, Rhinebeck.

9:00 am-12:00 pm Helping Hands, Helping Paws Catskill Veterinary Services, PLLC, Besties Animal Rescue and Pets Alive are teaming up to bring wellness exams with Rabies vaccines, etc. Greenville VFW Post 3175 1316 Route 6 Port Jervis, NY 12771, Port Jervis.

9:30 am-2:00 pm 20th Annual Tunnel to Towers New York City 5K Run & Walk Retrace the final footsteps of FDNY firefighter Stephen Siller, who made the ultimate sacrifice during his heroic efforts to rescue survivors of the September 11 terrorist attack. Runners and walkers will be treated to a post-run celebration featuring iconic country duo Big & Rich who will be performing at the annual Vesey Street BBQ. The 5K Run & Walk starts at Ikea in Brooklyn and ends in Manhattan at the corner of West and Murray Streets. Cost: $80 Adult Runner, $90 w/ chip. For more information and to register, visit the link below. Ikea Parking Lot 9 Red Hook Brooklyn, 1 Beard St., Brooklyn.

10:00 am-12:00 pm Mountain Top Arboretum hosts Story Walk in the Woodland Visit Mountain Top Arboretum for a Story Walk. Journey through the Woodland Walk and read the pages of a story. Mountain Top Arboretum, Tannersville.

10:00 am-2:00 pm Rosendale Summer Farmers’ Market Offering fresh meats, cheese, micro greens, vegetables, mushrooms & wines. Held every Sunday through October from 10am to 2pm in Willow Kiln Park, right behind the Rosendale Theater on Main Street.

10:00 am-2:00 pm Kingston Waterfront Farmers’ Market Showcasing hyperlocal farmers, a butcher, provisions makers, and food vendors alongside the Rondout Creek. Held Sundays, 10am-2pm through the end of October. TR Gallo Park, Kingston.

10:00 am-5:00 pm New Landscape Art Installations at Olana & The Thomas Cole Sites Installations by internationally renowned artists will be on view for the 2021 exhibition season. Artist Jean Shin’s site-specific work, FALLEN, and artist Portia Munson’s Flower Mandala Memento Mori can be seen at Olana State Historic Site, and artists Mark Dion and Dana Sherwood’s site-specific work, The Pollinator Pavilion and Paula Hayes Bird Nesting House and Tree can be viewed at the Thomas Cole Site. All works will be on view through October 31. The outdoor works are launched in anticipation of and are part of the upcoming major collaborative exhibition, “Cross Pollination: Heade, Cole, Church, and Our Contemporary Moment,” opening at both sites on June 12. “Cross Pollination” was created by the Thomas Cole National Historic Site, The Olana Partnership at Olana State Historic Site, and Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, Arkansas. The exhibition tour is organized by Crystal Bridges. Thomas Cole National Historic Site, Catskill.

10:00 am-3:00 pm New Paltz Open Air Market The market features locally grown produce, handmade goods, art, natural body products, baked goods, honey, cheeses, meats & eggs - all produced within a 40-mile radius from New Paltz. Market will run through December 12th. Hand sanitizer and masks will be available at the entrance of the market. Until further notice, masks and social distancing are required by all vendors and shoppers. Info: email NPOpenAirMarket@gmail.com. Church Street between Main and Academy Street, New Paltz.

10:00 am-7:00 pm New York Renaissance Faire (8/21 – 10/3) Travel back in time to an age of adventure! Join Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth I on a grand visit to a beautiful 16th century English village. Cheer your favorite knight at the Joust Tournament. Meet Robin Hood and his Merry Men. Feast on savory sweets and tempting treats. See amazing acrobats, magical fairies, swashbuckling pirates, and more. Play a game of skill or chance. Shop our Marketplace featuring over 100 Artisans offering the finest in handmade wares. Visit our website for ticket details and purchase. New York Renaissance Fair, Tuxedo Park.

10:00 am-2:00 pm Phoenicia Farmers’ Market We are a community-led initiative to connect local foods to local people in a safe, welcoming outdoor market. Behind the Phoenicia Market, across from Post Office! For questions, ideas, desires to volunteer, or to apply to be a vendor at the market, email phoeniciafm@gmail.com. The market will be off of Main Street, behind the Phoenicia Market, across from Post Office.

10:00 am-5:00 pm Thomas Cole National Historic Site Indoor & Outdoor Guided Tours Join an indoor or an outdoor guided tour with a knowledgeable Museum Educator. On the outdoor tour you'll explore the scenic grounds and the artist’s 1839 Old Studio building. On the Indoor Guided Tour of the Main House and Old Studio with a Museum Educator, you'll learn about the artist and early environmentalist Thomas Cole (1801-1848) and see the exhibition “Cross Pollination: Heade, Cole, Church & Our Contemporary Moment.” Advance reservations are required to ensure that we adhere to capacity limits. Please arrive at the Visitor Center at least 15 minutes before your tour starts. Self-guided access to the New Studio is included. Thomas Cole National Historic Site, Catskill.

10:00 am-5:00 pm Second Annual Ulster County Food Fight The Ulster County Food Fight is an annual food collection contest held in cooperation with 12 libraries throughout Ulster County from Wednesday, September 1 to Saturday, October 16. The library that collects the highest number of food items during this period wins the Food Fight and receives a winners’ certificate. Help your library win the Food Fight with your donations of non-perishable (and non-expired) food items for local food pantries. The following libraries will are participating: Gardiner Library; Highland Public Library; Hurley Library; Kingston Library; Sarah Hull Hallock Free Library in Milton; Morton Memorial Library in Pine Hill; Olive Free Library; Phoenicia Library; Plattekill Library; Rosendale Library; Stone Ridge Library; and West Hurley Public Library. Contact your local library to find out what local food pantry they are supporting and all the details of how you can donate food items.

10:00 am-4:00 pm Seed Songs Farm family-fun Weekend U-pick sunflowers, live music, hayrides, hay bale scramble, scavenger hunts, farm animal visits, games, and farm-fresh food and refreshments will all be available this weekend. Admission includes a dozen “big smile” small sunflowers. Additional sunflower varieties and colorful flowers are available to purchase. For more information and to RSVP, visit seedsongfarm.org or email info@seedsongfarm.org. Seed Song Farm, Kingston.

10:30 am-2:00 pm Happy to Help Food Pantry The food pantry is only open on Sundays, from 10:30am-2pm. Participants are asked to bring in their own bags, enter through the Fair St. entrance, and observe social distancing. The food pantry does NOT deliver food. For more information, call 845-331-3030. St. James United Methodist Church, 35 Pearl St., Kingston.

11:00 am-5:00 pm Opus 40 launches 2021 Season Opus 40 is a world-famous sculpture park and museum in Saugerties, created by pioneering artist, quarryman and Bard College professor Harvey Fite in 1978. This season, Opus 40 will feature live music and theater from the Vanaver Caravan, Bindlestiff Cirkus, American Symphony Orchestra, Wind of Anatolia, Hot Jazz Jumpers and Spanglish Fly, as well as monthly outdoor film screenings with Upstate Films, the Sunset Sessions Friday concerts with Radio Woodstock and gallery shows with the Saugerties Arts Studio Tour, Melora Kuhn and Laura Battle. Opus 40 will also play host to a kickoff event celebrating an inaugural week of events from Ulster County Arts Collaborative Events. Opus 40 is now open for spring visits from Friday through Sunday, and will expand its hours and commence its season of live events with the annual Community Day, free for locals, on May 15. Info: https://opus40.org.

11:00 am-2:00 pm Callicoon Farmers’ Market You will find many farms in addition to food producers and artisans offering wine, hard cider, pasta, condiments, prepared foods, baked goods, ice cream, jam, honey, maple syrup, herbal tea blends, skin care products, pottery, woodwork and much more. Held every Sunday, year round. Callicoon Creek Park, A. Dorrer Dr., Callicoon.

11:00 am-2:00 pm Belleayre Farmers’ Market Sundays from July through early October, area farmers and artisans will gather to share their bounty and creativity. Products being featured at the market are goods grown locally along with artisans selling jewelry, soaps, wood products and more. Scenic gondola rides will be available along with some food vendors at the market to enjoy some brunch. The market is located at the Discovery Lodge base area. Market admission is free. Belleayre Ski Center, Highmount.

11:00 am-4:00 pm The Creative Crones & Amy Silberkleit Solo Exhibitions Featuring Bonnie Mitchell, Elaine Grandy and Linda Lariar. Amy Silberkelit will be offering stone lithography demos. Longyear Gallery, Margaretville.

11:00 am-4:00 pm Harvest Festival at Bethel Woods Local farms, artisans, inc. 80+ vendors, live music, food trucks, corn maze and more. Free! $5 parking. Bethel Woods Center for the Arts, Bethel.

12:00 pm-3:00 pm New Paltz Open Air Market – Sundays The vendor fair on Church Street! Featuring locally grown produce, handmade goods, art, natural body products, baked goods, honey, cheeses, meats, eggs and more! All produced within a 40 mile radius from New Paltz! Sundays, 12-3pm through 12/12. Info: newpaltzfarmersmarket.org

12:00 pm Mount Gulian Historic Site Tour Tours offered through Sunday, October 24. Tours of the historic home, 18th-century Dutch barn and heritage garden will be given Fridays and Sundays at 12, 1 and 2 p.m. Reservations are required. Attendance will be limited to aid in social distancing and masks are required for all visitors. Advance reservations are preferred, but walk-ins will be accommodated if safety limitations allow. For tour reservations and further information, call Mount Gulian at (845) 831-8172 or email at info@mountgulian.org. Mount Gulian Historic Site, Beacon.

12:00 pm-10:00 pm Woodsist Festival 9/25 & 9/26 Artists performing on two stages in addition to great local food vendors, craft beer, and other activities. Visit our website for more info and to buy tickets. Arrowood Farm Brewery, Accord.

12:00 pm-5:00 pm “Four Instance” – Fine Art Exhibition at Hudson Hall Four artists who to live and work a few doors from one another in Hudson. Shows through October 17th. Gallery hours: Tues-Fri, 9-5pm; Sat & Sun, 12-5pm. Hudson Hall at the historic Hudson Opera House, Hudson, NY.

1:00 pm-3:00 pm Amy Silberkleit Stone Lithography Demos Amy Silberkleit will be giving gallery guests stone lithography demos during her solo exhibit "Under Pressure". Longyear Gallery, Margaretville.

1:00 pm-4:00 pm RiverWinds Artists Sail to Poughkeepsie Sixteen artists showcase fine art and fine crafts at Queen City 15 Gallery The exhibition is September 3-27, 2021 Queen City 15 Gallery, Poughkeepsie.

1:00 pm-5:00 pm Marie Cole-Themes & Variations Paintings, pastels and prints. Tivoli Artists Gallery, Tivoli.

1:00 pm-4:00 pm Fundraiser Honoring David Dukler The Gardiner Democratic Committee will hold a fundraiser to honor retiring Gardiner Town Board member David Dukler. The event will be a fun-filled afternoon with food, lawn games and a live auction with interesting and valuable items, including a weeklong stay for up to eight people at the Orlando Marriott resort. Admission costs $25 for adults (18 and older), $5 for kids (13 to 17) and free for kids 12 and under. Reservations are a must, which can be made by going to gardinerdemocrats.com/fundraiser. Majestic Park, Gardiner.

2:00 pm Bricks, Books and Google: An Improbable Presentation The Marlborough Historical Society of New York will host this presentation by John Haluska. For more information, call Tom Schroeder 845-590-7027 or Ellen Stewart 551-998-4238. Cluett-Schantz Memorial Park, Milton.

2:00 pm Doris Does the Edinboiger Fridge Written and performed by Bette Carlson Siler. Doris is a very strange little old lady. She's come to Sunny Olde Scotland to complete her to-do list before she totally loses her marbles. Doris is a favorite at the Woodstock Fringe, inspiring several innocent types to purchase earplugs, while others run to Google "anal bleaching" just to figure out what Doris is talking about. Not suitable for people under 16. Click the Zoom link below to attend. Woodstock Fringe, Lake Hill.

2:00 pm-5:00 pm Tomas Penning and the Woodstock Artists Cemetery A tour of the Artists Cemetery focusing primarily on the efforts of the bluestone sculptor Tomas Penning. Free event. Woodstock School of Art, Woodstock.

3:00 pm Red Hook Ultimate Frisbee Check the website before attending. Ongoing games – Wednesdays 5pm & Sundays 3pm. Casual, co-ed pickup games. Red Hook High School, Red Hook.

3:00 pm-4:00 pm Jay Ungar and Molly Mason Join Jay Ungar ("Ashokan Farewell") and Molly Mason, one of the most celebrated duos on the American acoustic music scene, for an afternoon of fiddling and storytelling. Masks and proof of vaccination (or a medical exemption) are required. Adults: $25, Students: $5. For further information, visit newburghchambermusic.org. St. George’s Church, Newburgh.

4:00 pm-6:00 pm Sunday Afternoon Jazz and Folk Series – A Tree Grows with Don Byron Savor Hudson Valley Sundays with afternoon jazz, a late brunch/early supper and delicious drinks from Stockade Tavern. Tickets: $100/general admission; $80/seniors & students; $70/members. Visit our website for more information and tickets. Opus 40, Saugerties.

4:00 pm-6:00 pm Discussion: Ashokan Reservoir Releases, Impacts to the Lower Esopus Creek and What Community Members Can Do Rebecca Martin, Dir of Riverkeeper Community Partnerships Prog & Paul Malmrose, Engineering Tech Advisor for the Hudson 7. The Lamb Center, Saugerties.

5:00 pm Hurley Mountain Highway – HMHBand Come enjoy a relaxed afternoon w/ a very cool OC Hops vibe. Beautiful romantic views of the surrounding Walden area farm country! Info: 845-713-4441. The Brewery @ Orange County Hops, Walden.

5:00 pm New Support Group – Healing Hearts (Sundays at 5.pm.) A support group for families who have lost loved ones to sudden, tragic death This is a new, informal, peer-led support group in which we share our experiences, grief and recovery. Some of us have lost children and spouses to overdose and suicide. We anticipate new members may have different stories to tell, but believe we all suffer from the same shock and grief. We don’t offer each other advice, but we do offer compassion, listening and healing. Whatever your experience, you are welcome. There is no cost and no registration. COVID masks required. Masks available at the door. Group will meet on Sundays at 5 p.m. Info: healinghearts737@gmail.com The Old Dutch Church, Kingston.

6:00 pm-7:30 pm Sounds of Autumn Classical guitarist David Temple presents a solo concert will have you ready to embrace the new season. Music of Spain, Latin America, and more. The Center for Performing Arts at Rhinebeck, Rhinebeck.

7:00 pm Bedtime Stories with a Librarian – via Facebook Christina Davis, library staff member and Woodland Playhouse Principal, will read a story in the evening on Sundays and Mondays. On Tuesdays she will be telling oral stories and original stories. Tune in on FB Live – Go to the Phoenicia Library FB page and wait for the story to start. Please let us know if you have any questions – just use FB messenger. All are welcome! To view this live, visit the Phoenicia Library FaceBook page - facebook.com/pg/phoenicia.library/events/ Phoenicia Library, Phoenicia.

7:00 pm SoundWaves Concert Series: Miramar The Golden Age of Latin American Boleros & a harvest festival. The series aims to promote artistic and cultural expressions that transcend traditional boundaries and strengthen and build community in the Hudson Valley through genre-defying music for curious listeners. White Feather Farm, Saugerties.

7:00 pm ZZ Top After almost 50 years of rock, blues, and boogie on the road and in the studio, Rock and Roll Hall of Famers ZZ Top perform on the Pavilion. Bethel Woods Center for the Arts, Bethel.

7:00 pm-9:00 pm Ferenc Nemeth Trio w/ Massimo Biolcati & Dayna Stephens “Ferenc Nemeth represents the new breed of post-Art Blakey jazz drummers, ushering in their own bravado and confident leadership.” The Falcon, Marlboro.

7:00 pm Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue Multi-instrumentalist Troy “Trombone Shorty” Andrews brings his R&B, rock, rap and funk brass band to UPAC for the very first time! Tickets start at $50. Ulster Performing Arts Center, Kingston.

8:00 pm-8:30 pm Daily Community Evening Meditation Experience this restful, free guided meditation to wind down your evening Sundays-Thursdays. Zoom link below. Password required: 100186.

8:00 pm Avant-Garde-Arama Strikes Again! A festival of short works of dance, film, music and performance art. Admission is $20. For further information call 917-673-9023 or email charles@charlesdennis.net. Mountain View Studio, Woodstock.

Grace Golf Tournament & Gala Dinner/Auction Join Grace Church Millbrook and play 18 holes of great golf at McCann Golf Course followed by a fabulous dinner and auction at Christos. 18 holes of golf, breakfast, lunch, dinner, auction is $175; dinner only is $125. McCann Golf Course, Poughkeepsie.

Free Simple Will for Area First Responders and Military Personnel Jacobowitz and Gubits, LLP (J&G), the Hudson Valley’s premier full-service law firm, is extending a special offer to area active and retired first responders and military personnel during the whole month of September. In honor and remembrance of 9/11, J&G is offering a free simple will to active and retired first responders and military personnel who reside in Orange, Sullivan or Ulster Counties. Proof is required. For more information and to schedule an appointment, contact them by phone at 845-764-8828 or through the website at jacobowitz.com. We have offices in Walden and Monticello.

Open Enrollement for Lifespring – the Saugerties Adult Learning Community Members are retired and semi-retired adults who have a passion for learning and socializing with other lifetime learners. Lifespring’s goal is to provide diverse learning experiences for all its members, regardless of previous educational background. An all-volunteer organization, Lifespring offers six-week fall and spring semesters on Monday and Wednesday mornings in addition to special events, presentations and other activities during the year. Fall classes begin on Monday, October 4 and run through Wednesday, November 10. The fee for a year-long membership is $50. All classes for the fall term will be on Zoom. Membership is open to anyone in the Hudson Valley area. If you have questions or would like to learn more about Lifespring, visit lifespringsaugerties.com. If you have specific questions, email Lifespring.saug@gmail.com or call 845-246-2800, ext. 452. Virtual.

8:00 am Daily Community Meditation Therese Bimka continues to offer free, daily community meditations. The sangha which has been meeting daily since March 10th - remains strong with about 50 folks gathering daily. It is a 20 minute commitment that typically includes an inspirational component along with community meditation. Guest facilitators join Therese in this effort on Thursdays and the weekend. Join once or join daily! Zoom link below. Password required: 397057.

9:00 am Gentle Yoga with Kathy Suggested donation of $4 per class. You can make your donation by PayPal or by check mailed to the library. If you're not able to pay, we would still like you to join the class, any donations are very much appreciated to keep the class going. Register for each class using the link below. Olive Free Library, West Shokan.

9:00 am-4:00 pm Sixth Biennial Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition: “Not Just One Thing” The exhibit showcases Wilderstein’s remarkable landscape and history through site-responsive installations. The featured artists experiment not only with unexpected materials but also unusual scale and unfamiliar viewing modes to refocus our attention on the location, history, and ecology of Wilderstein. Free and open to the public daily through October 31. Wilderstein Historic Site, Rhinebeck.

9:00 am-5:00 pm Cunneen-Hackett Arts Center Presents Photographer Dave King in the Hallway Art Gallery The Dave King exhibit features beautiful scenic photographs of the Hudson Valley. Visit the website for gallery hours & further info. Cunneen-Hackett Arts Center, Poughkeepsie.

9:00 am-5:00 pm Cunneen-Hackett Arts Center Presents Painter Donna Faranda in the Hancock Gallery The Donna Faranda exhibit features pointillist paintings that explore the female psyche. Visit the org website for gallery hours & more info. Cunneen-Hackett Arts Center, Poughkeepsie.

9:30 am-10:30 am Qi Gong with Vince – Online Vince Sauter will teach you how to lower stress and keep calm with Tai Chi. Register to receive Zoom meeting link. Clinton Community Library, Rhinebeck.

9:30 am-10:30 am Gi Gong with Vince – Online Vince Sauter will teach you how to lower stress and keep calm with Tai Chi. Register to receive Zoom meeting link.

10:00 am-12:00 pm NJCC Go Time Offered every Monday, Wednesday, & Friday morning from 10 am - 12 pm for small groups (members only). All participants must pre-register at least 24 hours in advance by calling 845-561-6602 or emailing visitnewburghjcc@gmail.com. Newburgh Jewish Community Center -Kol Yisrael Campus, Newburgh.

10:00 am-12:00 pm Mountain Top Arboretum hosts Story Walk in the Woodland Visit Mountain Top Arboretum for a Story Walk. Journey through the Woodland Walk and read the pages of a story. Mountain Top Arboretum, Tannersville.

10:00 am-5:00 pm Second Annual Ulster County Food Fight The Ulster County Food Fight is an annual food collection contest held in cooperation with 12 libraries throughout Ulster County from Wednesday, September 1 to Saturday, October 16. The library that collects the highest number of food items during this period wins the Food Fight and receives a winners’ certificate. Help your library win the Food Fight with your donations of non-perishable (and non-expired) food items for local food pantries. The following libraries will are participating: Gardiner Library; Highland Public Library; Hurley Library; Kingston Library; Sarah Hull Hallock Free Library in Milton; Morton Memorial Library in Pine Hill; Olive Free Library; Phoenicia Library; Plattekill Library; Rosendale Library; Stone Ridge Library; and West Hurley Public Library. Contact your local library to find out what local food pantry they are supporting and all the details of how you can donate food items.

1:00 pm-4:00 pm Indoor – Pickleball Returns Only groups of 6 players will be allowed in the gym. Must RSVP to reserve your spot by calling 561-6602. Pickleball schedule is Monday: 1 - 4 pm & 6 -9 pm; Tuesday & Thursday, 9 am - 12 pm, 1 - 4 pm & 6 -9 pm. Sundays 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. Temple Beth Jacob, Newburgh.

3:00 pm-6:30 pm Poughkeepsie’s Waterfront Market The market offers a wide range of farm-fresh greens and vegetables, fruit, herbs, apples, cider, baked goods, eggs, poultry, vegetable plant starts, prepared food and more. Returning vendors include: Maynard Farms (fruits and vegetables), Lasher Meadows (eggs and poultry), J & J Farms (vegetables), the Educated Chef (sourdough breads), Queen City Cakes (bundt cakes and cookies), Dutchess Outreach’s Mobile Market (fruits and vegetables), Spice Beast (protein-enhanced spice blends) and Chef Stef (prepared food). Held in the Pavilion every Monday 3- 6:30pm through October 25th. Mid-Hudson Children’s Museum, Poughkeepsie.

5:30 pm-6:30 pm Treating Issues of the Back and Spine Join Dr. Esteban Cuartas, orthopedic surgeon, for this free seminar on the prevention and treatment of back and spine problems. Virtual Event.

5:30 pm-7:00 pm Writers Night with Liliana Franco A six-week workshop where we will explore in depth, six different elements of fiction writing. Stepping Stone, Rosendale.

6:00 pm-7:00 pm Virtual Martial Arts Classes (Monday thru Friday) At home, virtual training! Zoom Online Video.

6:00 pm-9:00 pm Indoor – Pickleball Returns Only groups of 6 players will be allowed in the gym. Must RSVP to reserve your spot by calling 561-6602. Pickleball schedule is Monday: 1 - 4 pm & 6 -9 pm; Tuesday & Thursday, 9 am - 12 pm, 1 - 4 pm & 6 -9 pm. Sundays 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. Temple Beth Jacob, Newburgh.

7:00 pm Bedtime Stories with a Librarian – via Facebook Christina Davis, library staff member and Woodland Playhouse Principal, will read a story in the evening on Sundays and Mondays. On Tuesdays she will be telling oral stories and original stories. Tune in on FB Live – Go to the Phoenicia Library FB page and wait for the story to start. Please let us know if you have any questions – just use FB messenger. All are welcome! To view this live, visit the Phoenicia Library FaceBook page - facebook.com/pg/phoenicia.library/events/ Phoenicia Library, Phoenicia.

7:00 pm Gentle Yoga with Kathy Suggested donation of $4 per class. You can make your donation by PayPal or by check mailed to the library. If you're not able to pay, we would still like you to join the class, any donations are very much appreciated to keep the class going. Register for each class using the link below. Olive Free Library, West Shokan.

7:00 pm Hurley Town Board Meeting Held virtually and at the Town Hall. Virtual is for viewing only, if you wish to speak you must attend in person. See Town of Hurley website, townofhurley.org, for zoom login instructions. Hurley Town Hall, Hurley.

7:00 pm-9:00 pm Cindy Cashdollar & The Syncopators Texas swing, jazz, rockabilly, and more! A special Monday show following Cindy's tour with Asleep At The Wheel. The Falcon, Marlboro.

7:00 pm-9:00 pm Learn How to Read the Tarot Live, online Tarot course series (101-401) in our state of the art online classroom. Visit our site to see everything you get! The Magickal Path, live online series.

7:00 pm Qi gong and Tai Chi Inspired Mediations and Breathing Exercises Join Dr. David Santander L. Ac. and explore the questions: What is Qi? and how can we cultivate our Qi to live long, healthy, vibrant lives? Dr. Santander is an Acupuncturist and Martial Artist, specializing in Medical Qi Gong, TCM Orthopedics, Herbology and Bonesetting. He operates a small Acupuncture and Herbs clinic in Peekskill and does teaching and consulting remotely. Hosted by Gardiner Library. Contact Nicole at nlane@rcls. to register and receive the Zoom link. Online.

8:00 pm-8:30 pm Daily Community Evening Meditation Experience this restful, free guided meditation to wind down your evening Sundays-Thursdays. Zoom link below. Password required: 100186.

8:00 pm-10:00 pm An Evening with Diana Hickman Artist Diana Hickman has distilled her stage performance to smoky smooth perfection. Complimentary beer, wine, & snacks with ticket. Stepping Stone, Rosendale.

8:00 am Daily Community Meditation Therese Bimka continues to offer free, daily community meditations. The sangha which has been meeting daily since March 10th - remains strong with about 50 folks gathering daily. It is a 20 minute commitment that typically includes an inspirational component along with community meditation. Guest facilitators join Therese in this effort on Thursdays and the weekend. Join once or join daily! Zoom link below. Password required: 397057.

9:00 am-12:00 pm Indoor – Pickleball Returns Only groups of 6 players will be allowed in the gym. Must RSVP to reserve your spot by calling 561-6602. Pickleball schedule is Monday: 1 - 4 pm & 6 -9 pm; Tuesday & Thursday, 9 am - 12 pm, 1 - 4 pm & 6 -9 pm. Sundays 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. Temple Beth Jacob, Newburgh.

9:00 am-11:00 am People’s Place Farm Stand Offering fresh produce, much of which is donated by local Hudson Valley farms. Any Ulster County resident with financial challenges can utilize the seasonal program, which runs every Tuesday from 9 to 11 a.m. through the end of October. No identification is required for this program. Produce will be prepacked. The program is in partnership with the Food Bank of the Hudson Valley and is made possible by the Community Foundation of the Hudson Valley through a grant from the NOVO Foundation. Info: www.peoplesplaceuc. org orwww.facebook.com/ PeoplesPlaceKingston. People’s Place, Kingston.

9:00 am-4:00 pm Sixth Biennial Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition: “Not Just One Thing” The exhibit showcases Wilderstein’s remarkable landscape and history through site-responsive installations. The featured artists experiment not only with unexpected materials but also unusual scale and unfamiliar viewing modes to refocus our attention on the location, history, and ecology of Wilderstein. Free and open to the public daily through October 31. Wilderstein Historic Site, Rhinebeck.

9:00 am-1:00 pm Food Pantry at Trinity Lutheran Church, Open Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 9am-1pm. The pantry is closed on Mondays and Fridays. Trinity Lutheran Church, 72 Spring St., Kingston

9:00 am-6:00 pm Volunteers Needed: Saugerties Food Pantry (Thursdays 9:45am-12pm) Volunteers are needed to work every Thursday from 9:45 am to 12:00 pm. Giving out food, bagging and stocking shelves. Must be able to lift 35 pounds. Will train Tuesday nights 6:30 to 8:00 pm Call Marilyn 845-246-6885.

9:00 am-10:00 am Joyful Yoga With instructor Mary Cohen. Beginner & advanced yogis are welcome! Mountain Top Library, Tannersville.

10:00 am Hudson Valley Mall Walk Wear a mask! Every Tuesday at 10am.

10:00 am-12:00 pm Mountain Top Arboretum hosts Story Walk in the Woodland Visit Mountain Top Arboretum for a Story Walk. Journey through the Woodland Walk and read the pages of a story. Mountain Top Arboretum, Tannersville.

10:00 am-5:00 pm Second Annual Ulster County Food Fight The Ulster County Food Fight is an annual food collection contest held in cooperation with 12 libraries throughout Ulster County from Wednesday, September 1 to Saturday, October 16. The library that collects the highest number of food items during this period wins the Food Fight and receives a winners’ certificate. Help your library win the Food Fight with your donations of non-perishable (and non-expired) food items for local food pantries. The following libraries will are participating: Gardiner Library; Highland Public Library; Hurley Library; Kingston Library; Sarah Hull Hallock Free Library in Milton; Morton Memorial Library in Pine Hill; Olive Free Library; Phoenicia Library; Plattekill Library; Rosendale Library; Stone Ridge Library; and West Hurley Public Library. Contact your local library to find out what local food pantry they are supporting and all the details of how you can donate food items.

10:00 am-10:30 am Outdoor Story Times at Gardiner Library Ages 2-5. Come hear stories, sing songs and rhymes, take home craft kits and more. No registration required. Blankets welcome. The library is located at 133 Farmer’s Turnpike. For more information, call 255-1255 or visit gardinerlibrary.org. Gardiner Library, Gardiner.

10:30 am Storytimes with Miss Stephanie – via Zoom Tuesdays at 10:30am. Log in or call for the Zoom info. Saugerties Public Library, Saugerties.

11:30 am-12:30 pm Hula Hoop Cardio Dance Party Join the fun. Tuesdays 11am-12pm. Call 914-523-8400 or email swixon@pinehillcommunitycenter.org for more information. Pine Hill Community Center, Pine Hill.

12:00 pm-6:00 pm Gerri Spilka – “Interactions Then & Now” Exhibition of colorful wall-mounted fabric constructions of Gerri Spilka. Show runs through 11/30. FRG Objects & Design/Art, Hudson.

1:00 pm-7:00 pm Emergency Rental Assistance Program Emergency Rental Assistance Program will provide economic relief for those who qualify. Family of Woodstock is ready to help. Available everyday 1-7pm. Info: 845-679-2485 Family of Woodstock, Woodstock.

3:00 pm-5:30 pm Virtual Advanced Beginner Spanish Two classes: 3:15–4:10pm followed by 4:15–5:10pm. Hosted by the Pine Hill Community Center. Register by emailing swixon@pinehillcommunitycenter.org

6:00 pm-7:30 pm Kingston Policy + Politics Book Club Meets on the 4th Tuesday of every month (on Zoom at the moment) for an informed discussion of a book. Find us on meetup.com or Google.

6:00 pm-6:30 pm Cornwall-on-Hudson Bandstand Summer Concert Series: Jeremy Baum Trio – JB3 Blues music. Grab your blanket, cooler, friends, and family and come on down! Relax and enjoy a beautiful sunset and a wonderful night of music among friends! (Rain date 9/29). Those who attend COH bandstand concerts should be wearing masks or social distancing. Held at 250 Hudson St., Cornwall-on-Hudson.

7:00 pm Poughkeepsie’s Longest Running Jazz Jam The Poughkeepsie Jazz Project (PKJP) was created in 2012 with the goal of maintaining live jazz culture and community in Poughkeepsie. Since its inception, The PKJP has presented a weekly jazz jam session accessible to all musicians and fans of live music. Over the past seven years, the jam has been honored to host hundreds of musicians from the Tri-state area. This jazz jam session is every Tuesday from 7-10pm. All musicians bring your own instruments. Mahoney’s, Poughkeepsie.

7:00 pm-8:00 pm Tuesday Night Group Meditation Weekly group meditation in community helps deepen your practice. Free and open to all; beginners welcome. Dharmakaya Center for Wellbeing, Cragsmoor.

8:00 pm-8:30 pm Daily Community Evening Meditation Experience this restful, free guided meditation to wind down your evening Sundays-Thursdays. Zoom link below. Password required: 100186.

Ulster County Food Fight: The Great Give Back 2021 at Gardiner Library As part of New York State’s “The Great Give Back,” Ulster County libraries are "competing" to see who can get the most donations from September 1-October 17. All donations to the Gardiner Library will be given to the Helping Hands Food Pantry in Gardiner. Non-perishable donations can be dropped off at the library. For more information, call 845-255-1255 or gardinerlibrary.org. Gardiner Library, Gardiner.

Multi-Media Art Exhibit by Karen Schaffel Breaking from standard landscape painting, Karen uses unconventional perspective, abstracted forms, or unusual found elements to capture these scenes. Exhibit runs September 1-30. Visit our website for daily viewing hours. 15% of all sales goes to support Starr Library Starr Library, Rhinebeck.

Free Simple Will for Area First Responders and Military Personnel Jacobowitz and Gubits, LLP (J&G), the Hudson Valley’s premier full-service law firm, is extending a special offer to area active and retired first responders and military personnel during the whole month of September. In honor and remembrance of 9/11, J&G is offering a free simple will to active and retired first responders and military personnel who reside in Orange, Sullivan or Ulster Counties. Proof is required. For more information and to schedule an appointment, contact them by phone at 845-764-8828 or through the website at jacobowitz.com. We have offices in Walden and Monticello.

The Autumn Art Show Colorful and euphoric, the Catskills and Hudson Valley are aglow with Autumn’s charm. Her spell is upon us as colors dance and blend. Greens and reds and yellow too, come together to make landscapes and vistas and mountain views. Inspired by their love of nature and the beauty that surrounds us, Windham Fine Arts is pleased to feature artists Barry DeBaun, Kim Do, Anne Johann and Joan Thorne and their interpretation of Autumn. The show runs through October 9th. Visit our website at www.windhamfinearts.com or by appointment. Contact: director@windhamfinearts.com or call 518-734-6850. Windham Fine Arts, Windham.

Open Enrollement for Lifespring – the Saugerties Adult Learning Community Members are retired and semi-retired adults who have a passion for learning and socializing with other lifetime learners. Lifespring’s goal is to provide diverse learning experiences for all its members, regardless of previous educational background. An all-volunteer organization, Lifespring offers six-week fall and spring semesters on Monday and Wednesday mornings in addition to special events, presentations and other activities during the year. Fall classes begin on Monday, October 4 and run through Wednesday, November 10. The fee for a year-long membership is $50. All classes for the fall term will be on Zoom. Membership is open to anyone in the Hudson Valley area. If you have questions or would like to learn more about Lifespring, visit lifespringsaugerties.com. If you have specific questions, email Lifespring.saug@gmail.com or call 845-246-2800, ext. 452. Virtual.

22nd Annual Woodstock Film Festival September 29-October 3 The Woodstock Film Festival is coming back in full force this fall at indoor venues across the Hudson Valley locales of Woodstock, Kingston and Saugerties! Enjoy a diverse lineup of in-person screenings, talks and other special events from today's hottest indie talents. There will also be an online program of shorts, feature-length films and live-streamed panels that can be watched from home. Patrons are required to bring proof of vaccination and wear face masks while inside our indoor venues. For a full list of films and to purchase tickets, click the website link below.

Call For Art – Tiny Terrors 6: Halloween Mini-Works Art Show Call for Art and exhibition of spooky and seasonal mini artworks presented by Rhinebeck Artist Shop- New Paltz. The show invites all creatives to submit 6” x 6” pieces inspired by the enchanting season upon us. Creepy, Crawly, Autumn, Chilly, Transformation! All interpretations of the theme are welcome! Submitted works will culminate in the Tiny Terrors exhibition displayed at the Rhinebeck Artist Shop- New Paltz location starting mid October and running to the end of November. Previous "Tiny Terrors" shows have included over 50 works of art! All media welcome! Deadline to submit is October 5th. All pieces will be for sale with 100% of the profits going to the artist. Submissions for "Tiny Terrors" may be dropped off at the New Paltz location, any day, Mon- Saturday between the hours of 9:30am- 6pm and on Sundays between 11am-4:30pm. Info: 845-255-5533; rasnewpaltz@gmail.com. Rhinebeck Artist’s Shop-New Paltz.

8:00 am-5:00 pm Lego Club – via Zoom Wednesdays at 4pm. Log in or call for the Zoom info. Saugerties Public Library, Saugerties.

8:00 am Daily Community Meditation Therese Bimka continues to offer free, daily community meditations. The sangha which has been meeting daily since March 10th - remains strong with about 50 folks gathering daily. It is a 20 minute commitment that typically includes an inspirational component along with community meditation. Guest facilitators join Therese in this effort on Thursdays and the weekend. Join once or join daily! Zoom link below. Password required: 397057.

9:00 am-4:00 pm Sixth Biennial Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition: “Not Just One Thing” The exhibit showcases Wilderstein’s remarkable landscape and history through site-responsive installations. The featured artists experiment not only with unexpected materials but also unusual scale and unfamiliar viewing modes to refocus our attention on the location, history, and ecology of Wilderstein. Free and open to the public daily through October 31. Wilderstein Historic Site, Rhinebeck.

9:00 am-1:00 pm Food Pantry at Trinity Lutheran Church, Open Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 9am-1pm. The pantry is closed on Mondays and Fridays. Trinity Lutheran Church, 72 Spring St., Kingston

9:30 am-10:30 am Qi Gong with Vince – Online Vince Sauter will teach you how to lower stress and keep calm with Tai Chi. Register to receive Zoom meeting link. Clinton Community Library, Rhinebeck.

10:00 am-12:00 pm NJCC Go Time Offered every Monday, Wednesday, & Friday morning from 10 am - 12 pm for small groups (members only). All participants must pre-register at least 24 hours in advance by calling 845-561-6602 or emailing visitnewburghjcc@gmail.com. Newburgh Jewish Community Center -Kol Yisrael Campus, Newburgh.

10:00 am-12:00 pm Mountain Top Arboretum hosts Story Walk in the Woodland Visit Mountain Top Arboretum for a Story Walk. Journey through the Woodland Walk and read the pages of a story. Mountain Top Arboretum, Tannersville.

10:00 am-5:00 pm Second Annual Ulster County Food Fight The Ulster County Food Fight is an annual food collection contest held in cooperation with 12 libraries throughout Ulster County from Wednesday, September 1 to Saturday, October 16. The library that collects the highest number of food items during this period wins the Food Fight and receives a winners’ certificate. Help your library win the Food Fight with your donations of non-perishable (and non-expired) food items for local food pantries. The following libraries will are participating: Gardiner Library; Highland Public Library; Hurley Library; Kingston Library; Sarah Hull Hallock Free Library in Milton; Morton Memorial Library in Pine Hill; Olive Free Library; Phoenicia Library; Plattekill Library; Rosendale Library; Stone Ridge Library; and West Hurley Public Library. Contact your local library to find out what local food pantry they are supporting and all the details of how you can donate food items.

10:30 am-11:30 pm Gentle Yoga Join Curt Anthon for gentle yoga: a slow-moving class targeting all areas of the body to create flexibility, strength and balance! Tivoli Free Library, Tivoli.

10:30 am-5:00 pm Fragments of Time & Space The artists in this show react to constantly changing elements such as light and shadow, nature’s seasons, or height and depth perceptions. Carrie Haddad Gallery, Hudson.

11:30 am-12:30 pm Tai Chi Join Curt Anthon for Tai Chi! The class incorporates gentle movement, breath practice, self-applied massage, meditation and visualization. Tivoli Free Library, Tivoli.

1:00 pm-2:00 pm An Introduction to Drumming with Ben Hansen Drums are the backbone of music, in this class an introduction to drumming, I will show you the enjoyment what its like to be a drummer. Stepping Stone, Rosendale.

1:00 pm-4:00 pm Senator Michelle Hinchey’s Staff Mobile Office Hours @ The Mountain Top Library Get assistance with a problem or share your perspectives on issues facing our district. Mountain Top Library, Tannersville.

3:30 pm-8:30 pm Woodstock Farm Festival – 2021 Season Woodstock’s weekly Wednesday festival features fresh, local and organic food, live music, prepared foods, family-friendly programming, and a vibrant atmosphere for convening with friends and neighbors from near and far. Shop with local farmers, makers and bakers in an open-air, socially-distanced, COVID-conscious marketplace in the heart of town. Info: woodstockfarmfestival.org

5:00 pm-6:30 pm Learn to Meditate – Virtual Session Join in an hour of mindfulness – awareness practice. Alternating periods of sitting and walking meditation. Ongoing instruction is available. First-timers are always welcome. No fee. Note: the first Thursday of each month we will start at 4:30 and follow with a discussion session from 5:30-6. Contact us for a Zoom invitation: 914-523-8400; info@pinehillcommunitycenter.org.

5:00 pm-9:00 pm Free Handgun Safety / Permit Course Register online visit www.safetycourse.us Phoenicia Fish and Game Association, Mount Tremper.

5:30 pm-6:30 pm Virtual Italian Conversational Class with Dr. Ornella Mazucca This weekly virtual class is designed for people who have some knowledge of the Italian language and would like to improve their conversational skills. Contact Nicole at nlane@rcls.org for for the Zoom link and password. Gardiner Library, Gardiner.

6:00 pm-7:30 pm Qi Gong via Zoom With Paul Bloom on Wednesdays 6-7:30pm. Presented by The Woodstock Library. To join email Paul at paulbloomck@gmail.com. Classes are free!

6:00 pm-7:00 pm Yoga in the Park Please bring a yoga mat, towel, water, and a mask. Please email Mia at miayoga7@gmail.com .

6:00 pm-7:00 pm Stay Ahead of Prostate Cancer In recognition of Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, MSLC and the Cornwall Public Library will be hosting a free virtual seminar. Virtual Event.

6:00 pm-7:00 pm Poet Mary Ruefle to Deliver Vassar’s Annual Elizabeth Bishop Lecture Ruefle is an award-winning poet and the Poet Laureate of Vermont. After the reading, there will be a brief Q&A followed by a book-signing. Vassar College Spitzer Auditorium (Sanders Classroom 212), Poughkeepsie.

6:00 pm-7:00 pm The Ethics of Dust: an Agnes Rindge Claflin Lecture Lecture by Artist Jorge Otero-Pailos, Director and Professor of Historic Preservation at the Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture. Jorge Otero-Pailos is a New York-based artist, architect and preservationist. Room 203, Taylor Hall, Vassar College.

6:30 pm-8:30 pm Meditation We teach three meditation practices: our core tradition, Kundalini Mahayoga; ZaZen; and Doing Nothing Together, an advanced practice. Online via Zoom.

6:30 pm-7:30 pm Dance Classes with Sakinah Bennett Commercial Jazz & Hip Hop Dance, a mix of jazz & hip hop to all of the recent hits. These classes will increase endurance, strength & more. Stepping Stone, Rosendale.

7:00 pm-8:00 pm History of Enslavement and Anti-Slavery in Dutchess County Join us for this free presentation from Peter Bunten. This hybrid event will take place both in-person at the Elmendorph Inn and on Zoom. Elmendorph Inn, Red Hook.

7:00 pm-9:00 pm Richard Lloyd’s Television With the band Television, Lloyd put CBGB on the map - a mix of art-rock melodies, angular improvisation and antagonist attitude. The Falcon, Marlboro.

7:00 pm-9:00 pm Manhattan Short Film Festival Manhattan Short continues to be a showcase for new voices and perspectives. By virtue of their selection by Manhattan Short, each short film is automatically Oscar-qualified. Hurleyville Arts Centre, Hurleyville.

8:00 pm-8:30 pm Daily Community Evening Meditation Experience this restful, free guided meditation to wind down your evening Sundays-Thursdays. Zoom link below. Password required: 100186.

22nd Annual Woodstock Film Festival September 29-October 3 The Woodstock Film Festival is coming back in full force this fall at indoor venues across the Hudson Valley locales of Woodstock, Kingston and Saugerties! Enjoy a diverse lineup of in-person screenings, talks and other special events from today's hottest indie talents. There will also be an online program of shorts, feature-length films and live-streamed panels that can be watched from home. Patrons are required to bring proof of vaccination and wear face masks while inside our indoor venues. For a full list of films and to purchase tickets, click the website link below.

Call for Artists – Veteran Arts Showcase The Veteran Arts Showcase at the FDR Library and Museum, an event that celebrates veterans and the healing power of creativity, will move this year to a digital platform due to COVID-19. This digital Showcase will include an online art gallery and a variety of speakers and performances will be streamed throughout the day on Saturday, November 20. The Showcase will remain viewable on the website through the winter/spring of 2022. Veterans, active-duty service members, reservists and their families are invited to submit images of their art for the online gallery. All crafts and visual art -- painting, graphics, sculpture, photography, etc. are welcome. Speakers, writers, musicians, performers of all kinds are invited to participate in the Showcase, by sending a pre-recorded performance. To apply, visit VeteranArtsShowcase.org and fill out the application and follow instructions. Application deadline is Saturday, October 21. For more information or to have an application mailed to you, contact Dayl Wise 845-679-2161, dswbike@aol.com. Franklin D. Roosevelt National Historic Site, Hyde Park.

Jewish Film Festival 2021 The Jacob Burns Film Center’s 20th annual Jewish Film Festival (Sept. 30–Oct. 14) features 24 fantastic films from around the world. Jacob Burns Film Center, Pleasantville.

7:00 am-9:00 am Menza Madison Band Prepare for a night celebrating the pure joy and the intoxicating feeling of what a live blues music experience was meant to be. The Falcon, Marlboro.

8:00 am Daily Community Meditation Therese Bimka continues to offer free, daily community meditations. The sangha which has been meeting daily since March 10th - remains strong with about 50 folks gathering daily. It is a 20 minute commitment that typically includes an inspirational component along with community meditation. Guest facilitators join Therese in this effort on Thursdays and the weekend. Join once or join daily! Zoom link below. Password required: 397057.

8:00 am-5:00 pm Woodstock Film Festival (9/30-10/3) Woodstock film festival announces return to in-person format, proof of vaccination and face masks requiredThe Woodstock Film Festival (WFF) has announced that it will return to using indoor venues in Woodstock, Kingston and Saugerties for its upcoming 22nd anniversary slated for September 30-October 3. For a complete line-up, visit wwwwoodstockfilmfestival.org.

8:00 am-5:00 pm Woodstock Film Festival (9/30-10/3) Woodstock film festival announces return to in-person format, proof of vaccination and face masks requiredThe Woodstock Film Festival (WFF) has announced that it will return to using indoor venues in Woodstock, Kingston and Saugerties for its upcoming 22nd anniversary slated for September 30-October 3. For a complete line-up, visit wwwwoodstockfilmfestival.org.

9:00 am-12:00 pm Indoor – Pickleball Returns Only groups of 6 players will be allowed in the gym. Must RSVP to reserve your spot by calling 561-6602. Pickleball schedule is Monday: 1 - 4 pm & 6 -9 pm; Tuesday & Thursday, 9 am - 12 pm, 1 - 4 pm & 6 -9 pm. Sundays 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. Temple Beth Jacob, Newburgh.

9:00 am-9:45 am Gardiner Library Walking Club for Seniors Meet in the upper parking lot at the library. Meets every Thursday, weather permitting Want to get some fresh air meet new people, all while getting some exercise? Join the club! Contact Nicole at nlane@rcls.org for more information. gardinerlibrary.org or the library’s Facebook page. Gardiner Library, Gardiner.

9:00 am-4:00 pm Sixth Biennial Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition: “Not Just One Thing” The exhibit showcases Wilderstein’s remarkable landscape and history through site-responsive installations. The featured artists experiment not only with unexpected materials but also unusual scale and unfamiliar viewing modes to refocus our attention on the location, history, and ecology of Wilderstein. Free and open to the public daily through October 31. Wilderstein Historic Site, Rhinebeck.

9:00 am-1:00 pm Food Pantry at Trinity Lutheran Church, Open Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 9am-1pm. The pantry is closed on Mondays and Fridays. Trinity Lutheran Church, 72 Spring St., Kingston

9:00 am-6:00 pm Volunteers Needed: Saugerties Food Pantry (Thursdays 9:45am-12pm) Volunteers are needed to work every Thursday from 9:45 am to 12:00 pm. Giving out food, bagging and stocking shelves. Must be able to lift 35 pounds. Will train Tuesday nights 6:30 to 8:00 pm Call Marilyn 845-246-6885.

10:00 am-12:00 pm Mountain Top Arboretum hosts Story Walk in the Woodland Visit Mountain Top Arboretum for a Story Walk. Journey through the Woodland Walk and read the pages of a story. Mountain Top Arboretum, Tannersville.

10:00 am-5:00 pm Second Annual Ulster County Food Fight The Ulster County Food Fight is an annual food collection contest held in cooperation with 12 libraries throughout Ulster County from Wednesday, September 1 to Saturday, October 16. The library that collects the highest number of food items during this period wins the Food Fight and receives a winners’ certificate. Help your library win the Food Fight with your donations of non-perishable (and non-expired) food items for local food pantries. The following libraries will are participating: Gardiner Library; Highland Public Library; Hurley Library; Kingston Library; Sarah Hull Hallock Free Library in Milton; Morton Memorial Library in Pine Hill; Olive Free Library; Phoenicia Library; Plattekill Library; Rosendale Library; Stone Ridge Library; and West Hurley Public Library. Contact your local library to find out what local food pantry they are supporting and all the details of how you can donate food items.

10:00 am-10:30 am Outdoor Story Times at Gardiner Library Bouncing Babies, birth – 24 months. Come hear stories, sing songs and rhymes, take home craft kits and more. No registration required. Blankets welcome. The library is located at 133 Farmer’s Turnpike. For more information, call 255-1255 or visit gardinerlibrary.org. Gardiner Library, Gardiner.

11:00 am-6:00 pm Exhibit: “One Thing Leads to Another” Featuring works by: Karlos Carcamo, Marieken Cochius, Meg Hitchcock, Matthew Langley and Greg Slick. Exhibit runs through October 3rd. The Lockwood Gallery, Kingston.

1:00 pm-2:00 pm An Introduction to Drumming with Ben Hansen Drums are the backbone of music, in this class an introduction to drumming, I will show you the enjoyment what its like to be a drummer. Stepping Stone, Rosendale.

4:00 pm OMG Art Faire – The First-Ever Contemporary Art Fair In The Hudson Valley Hours: VIP / Press preview , Thursday September 30 4-8pm Friday October 1, 10-6pm Saturday October 2, 10-8pm Sunday October 3, 10-3pm Wall Street Music Hall, Kingston, NY.

4:45 pm-6:10 pm My So-Called Selfish Life: World Premiere A paradigm shifting documentary about the lives of childfree women. Join us for the world premiere at the Woodstock Film Festival. Bearsville Theater, Bearsville.

5:00 pm Tech Time Call the Library at 845-338-7881 if you would like to reserve a spot or drop in for a fifteen-minute one-to-one session with a library staff member who will answer your general tech questions. Town of Ulster Public Library, Kingston.

5:00 pm-9:00 pm CREATE: Flash Film Fest Join us for the first annual Flash Film Fest, featuring regional, international and youth filmmakers. Greenville Drive-In, Greenville.

5:30 pm-7:00 pm Prof. Van Gosse Lectures on “The New York Battleground: Black Politics in the Empire State, 1785-1860.” Van Gosse is a Professor of History at Franklin & Marshall College in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Vassar College Rockefeller Hall 300, Poughkeepsie.

6:30 pm-7:30 pm Understanding Alzheimer’s and Dementia Learn about the impact of Alzheimer’s, the difference between dementia and Alzheimer’s, disease stages and more. Call 845-778-7621 for more information. Josephine-Louise Walden Public Library, Walden.

7:00 pm-9:00 pm Manhattan Short Film Festival Manhattan Short continues to be a showcase for new voices and perspectives. By virtue of their selection by Manhattan Short, each short film is automatically Oscar-qualified. Hurleyville Arts Centre, Hurleyville.

8:00 pm-8:30 pm Daily Community Evening Meditation Experience this restful, free guided meditation to wind down your evening Sundays-Thursdays. Zoom link below. Password required: 100186.

22nd Annual Woodstock Film Festival September 29-October 3 The Woodstock Film Festival is coming back in full force this fall at indoor venues across the Hudson Valley locales of Woodstock, Kingston and Saugerties! Enjoy a diverse lineup of in-person screenings, talks and other special events from today's hottest indie talents. There will also be an online program of shorts, feature-length films and live-streamed panels that can be watched from home. Patrons are required to bring proof of vaccination and wear face masks while inside our indoor venues. For a full list of films and to purchase tickets, click the website link below.

Jewish Film Festival 2021 The Jacob Burns Film Center’s 20th annual Jewish Film Festival (Sept. 30–Oct. 14) features 24 fantastic films from around the world. Jacob Burns Film Center, Pleasantville.

8:00 am-5:00 pm Destination Saugerties: First Fridays Shops keep their doors open every first Friday of each month. Shop, drink, dine and play local! Village of Saugerties.

8:00 am-5:00 pm Maritime Museum Offers Solar Powered Boat Tours Tours take place on board Solaris, a 100% solar powered tour boat built at the museum’s Wooden Boat School, which offers a unique and peaceful way to experience the Hudson River and Rondout Creek. Tours depart from the docks at the museum and typically run for one to two hours. A calendar of themes and dates for the museum’s boat tours can be found online at www.hrmm.org/all-boat-tours. Info: 845-338-0071. Hudson River Maritime Museum.

8:00 am Daily Community Meditation Therese Bimka continues to offer free, daily community meditations. The sangha which has been meeting daily since March 10th - remains strong with about 50 folks gathering daily. It is a 20 minute commitment that typically includes an inspirational component along with community meditation. Guest facilitators join Therese in this effort on Thursdays and the weekend. Join once or join daily! Zoom link below. Password required: 397057.

8:00 am-5:00 pm Woodstock Film Festival (9/30-10/3) Woodstock film festival announces return to in-person format, proof of vaccination and face masks requiredThe Woodstock Film Festival (WFF) has announced that it will return to using indoor venues in Woodstock, Kingston and Saugerties for its upcoming 22nd anniversary slated for September 30-October 3. For a complete line-up, visit wwwwoodstockfilmfestival.org.

8:00 am-5:00 pm Woodstock Film Festival (9/30-10/3) Woodstock film festival announces return to in-person format, proof of vaccination and face masks requiredThe Woodstock Film Festival (WFF) has announced that it will return to using indoor venues in Woodstock, Kingston and Saugerties for its upcoming 22nd anniversary slated for September 30-October 3. For a complete line-up, visit wwwwoodstockfilmfestival.org.

9:00 am-4:00 pm Sixth Biennial Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition: “Not Just One Thing” The exhibit showcases Wilderstein’s remarkable landscape and history through site-responsive installations. The featured artists experiment not only with unexpected materials but also unusual scale and unfamiliar viewing modes to refocus our attention on the location, history, and ecology of Wilderstein. Free and open to the public daily through October 31. Wilderstein Historic Site, Rhinebeck.

9:00 am-5:00 pm Cunneen-Hackett Arts Center Presents Photographer Dave King in the Hallway Art Gallery The Dave King exhibit features beautiful scenic photographs of the Hudson Valley. Visit the website for gallery hours & further info. Cunneen-Hackett Arts Center, Poughkeepsie.

9:00 am-5:00 pm Cunneen-Hackett Arts Center Presents Painter Donna Faranda in the Hancock Gallery The Donna Faranda exhibit features pointillist paintings that explore the female psyche. Visit the org website for gallery hours & more info. Cunneen-Hackett Arts Center, Poughkeepsie.

10:00 am-12:00 pm NJCC Go Time Offered every Monday, Wednesday, & Friday morning from 10 am - 12 pm for small groups (members only). All participants must pre-register at least 24 hours in advance by calling 845-561-6602 or emailing visitnewburghjcc@gmail.com. Newburgh Jewish Community Center -Kol Yisrael Campus, Newburgh.

10:00 am-6:00 pm Take & Make (Ages 5+) Stop by the library any time on the 1st & 3rd Fridays of the month to pick up a craft kit. First comes first serve. Clinton Community Library, Rhinebeck.

10:00 am-12:00 pm Mountain Top Arboretum hosts Story Walk in the Woodland Visit Mountain Top Arboretum for a Story Walk. Journey through the Woodland Walk and read the pages of a story. Mountain Top Arboretum, Tannersville.

10:00 am-5:00 pm New Landscape Art Installations at Olana & The Thomas Cole Sites Installations by internationally renowned artists will be on view for the 2021 exhibition season. Artist Jean Shin’s site-specific work, FALLEN, and artist Portia Munson’s Flower Mandala Memento Mori can be seen at Olana State Historic Site, and artists Mark Dion and Dana Sherwood’s site-specific work, The Pollinator Pavilion and Paula Hayes Bird Nesting House and Tree can be viewed at the Thomas Cole Site. All works will be on view through October 31. The outdoor works are launched in anticipation of and are part of the upcoming major collaborative exhibition, “Cross Pollination: Heade, Cole, Church, and Our Contemporary Moment,” opening at both sites on June 12. “Cross Pollination” was created by the Thomas Cole National Historic Site, The Olana Partnership at Olana State Historic Site, and Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, Arkansas. The exhibition tour is organized by Crystal Bridges. Thomas Cole National Historic Site, Catskill.

10:00 am-5:00 pm Second Annual Ulster County Food Fight The Ulster County Food Fight is an annual food collection contest held in cooperation with 12 libraries throughout Ulster County from Wednesday, September 1 to Saturday, October 16. The library that collects the highest number of food items during this period wins the Food Fight and receives a winners’ certificate. Help your library win the Food Fight with your donations of non-perishable (and non-expired) food items for local food pantries. The following libraries will are participating: Gardiner Library; Highland Public Library; Hurley Library; Kingston Library; Sarah Hull Hallock Free Library in Milton; Morton Memorial Library in Pine Hill; Olive Free Library; Phoenicia Library; Plattekill Library; Rosendale Library; Stone Ridge Library; and West Hurley Public Library. Contact your local library to find out what local food pantry they are supporting and all the details of how you can donate food items.

11:00 am-5:00 pm Opus 40 launches 2021 Season Opus 40 is a world-famous sculpture park and museum in Saugerties, created by pioneering artist, quarryman and Bard College professor Harvey Fite in 1978. This season, Opus 40 will feature live music and theater from the Vanaver Caravan, Bindlestiff Cirkus, American Symphony Orchestra, Wind of Anatolia, Hot Jazz Jumpers and Spanglish Fly, as well as monthly outdoor film screenings with Upstate Films, the Sunset Sessions Friday concerts with Radio Woodstock and gallery shows with the Saugerties Arts Studio Tour, Melora Kuhn and Laura Battle. Opus 40 will also play host to a kickoff event celebrating an inaugural week of events from Ulster County Arts Collaborative Events. Opus 40 is now open for spring visits from Friday through Sunday, and will expand its hours and commence its season of live events with the annual Community Day, free for locals, on May 15. Info: https://opus40.org.

11:00 am-4:00 pm Friends of Historic Kingston Modjeska Signs Exhibit The exhibit features the signs of many Kingston businesses from the 1920’s to the early 1970’s. Founded by Gus Modjeska Friends of Historic Kingston, Kingston.

11:00 am-12:00 pm Chair Yoga Gentle stretching with instructors Jeanne Licurse & Mary Cohen. Mountain Top Library, Tannersville.

11:00 am-4:00 pm Louise Kalin Solo Exhibition “As The Crow Flies” Louise Kalin will exhibit prints and collages which abstract and translate the landscape patterns in her region of the Catskills. Longyear Gallery, Margaretville.

12:00 pm Mount Gulian Historic Site Tour Tours offered through Sunday, October 24. Tours of the historic home, 18th-century Dutch barn and heritage garden will be given Fridays and Sundays at 12, 1 and 2 p.m. Reservations are required. Attendance will be limited to aid in social distancing and masks are required for all visitors. Advance reservations are preferred, but walk-ins will be accommodated if safety limitations allow. For tour reservations and further information, call Mount Gulian at (845) 831-8172 or email at info@mountgulian.org. Mount Gulian Historic Site, Beacon.

1:00 pm-5:00 pm Marie Cole-Themes & Variations Paintings, pastels and prints. Tivoli Artists Gallery, Tivoli.

6:00 pm Shabbat Services – Virtual Join Senior Rabbi Yael Romer and the clergy team every Shabbat- Friday evening at 7:30pm (first Fridays at 6pm), Saturdays at 10am. The synagogue building is currently closed to help prevent the spread of coronavirus, join the virtual minyan every week. A livestream is offered year-round for anyone in need of connection to our warm, musical congregation. Note: Many services are archived and available on our facebook videos. Access the livestream from our website (cehv.org/livestream) or through our Facebook page (facebook.com/congregationemanuelofthehudsonvalley) Congregation Emanuel of the Hudson Valley, Kingston.

6:00 pm EarthIrvington: An Eco-Festival of Local Solutions 2 days of musical performances, film screenings, sustainable eats, and outdoor activities for the whole family! O’Hara Nature Center, Irvington.

6:00 pm Starry Starry Night – Sip, Savor & Stroll Along the Hudson River Sip craft cocktails, savor local delectables from renowned Hudson Valley chefs, and stroll through an enchanting Upper Landing Park on the Hudson River waterfront in Poughkeepsie (just beneath the Walkway!) before riding the 21-story glass-enclosed elevator skyward to enjoy special entertainment and one-of-a-kind twilight views from the world's longest elevated pedestrian bridge. Unexpected surprises await you around every turn as we come together in revelry for a magical evening of food, drink, and camaraderie. Info: 845-454-9649; walkway@walkway.org. Walkway Over the Hudson/Poughkeepsie, Poughkeepsie.

6:30 pm-10:00 pm Beacon Sloop Club Potluck Meeting Meets every 1st Friday of the month at 6:30pm! Open meeting at 7:30pm, followed by a Song Circle. Everyone welcomed. Beacon Sloop Club, Beacon.

6:30 pm The Beacon Sloop Club Monthly Membership Meeting Our monthly meetings are the first Friday of the month, starting with potlucks at 6:30pm and ending with a Circle of Song. Everyone welcome!

6:30 pm Little Stony Point Global Music Initiative – Annalyse & Ryan, Los Cumpleaños Parking is limited. Train transportation & walking to site is encouraged. Masks required. Little Stony Point Citizens Association, 3011 Route 9D, Cold Spring.

7:00 pm Star Nations Sacred Circle A not for skeptics discussion group concerning all things paranormal. Dedicated to acknowledging the extraterrestrial presence on earth. Bring a drink, snack to share & a comfortable lawn chair to sit under the stars afterwards for a UFO watch. Meets monthly on the 1st Friday of each month, 7pm. Info: 845-331-2662 or Symbolic-Studies.org. $5 suggested donation. Center for Symbolic Studies, Tillson.

7:00 pm-8:30 pm First Friday Concert Series Local musicians offer a community benefit concert. Admission by free will donation. Christ’s Lutheran Church, Woodstock.

8:00 pm Stella Blue’s Band – A Tribute to The Grateful Dead- A Benefit for Riverkeeper Lend your support as our good friends from Stella Blue’s Band perform a full two set show featuring classic Grateful Dead tunes to benefit Riverkeeper. Stella Blue’s Band is Bill Bonacci (lead guitar, vocals), Steve Liesman (rhythm guitar, vocals), Greg Solomon (bass), Ken Aigen (keyboards), Amy Stahlin (vocals) and Ron Cohen (drums). Paramount Hudson Valley Theater, Peekskill.

Greystone Programs’ 5th Annual Leap for Autism Our annual event raises awareness and funds for vital services offered by Greystone Programs, Inc. where no funding exists. Whether a tandem or virtual skydiver, take to the sky for an exhilarating adventure of a lifetime while giving back to a great cause. The Leap for Autism has fun for all ages — music, food, craft beer and freefall — something for all! To learn more about Leap for Autism and to create your team to leap, please follow the link below. Skydive Ranch, Gardiner.

The Autumn Art Show Colorful and euphoric, the Catskills and Hudson Valley are aglow with Autumn’s charm. Her spell is upon us as colors dance and blend. Greens and reds and yellow too, come together to make landscapes and vistas and mountain views. Inspired by their love of nature and the beauty that surrounds us, Windham Fine Arts is pleased to feature artists Barry DeBaun, Kim Do, Anne Johann and Joan Thorne and their interpretation of Autumn. The show runs through October 9th. Visit our website at www.windhamfinearts.com or by appointment. Contact: director@windhamfinearts.com or call 518-734-6850. Windham Fine Arts, Windham.

22nd Annual Woodstock Film Festival September 29-October 3 The Woodstock Film Festival is coming back in full force this fall at indoor venues across the Hudson Valley locales of Woodstock, Kingston and Saugerties! Enjoy a diverse lineup of in-person screenings, talks and other special events from today's hottest indie talents. There will also be an online program of shorts, feature-length films and live-streamed panels that can be watched from home. Patrons are required to bring proof of vaccination and wear face masks while inside our indoor venues. For a full list of films and to purchase tickets, click the website link below.

Jewish Film Festival 2021 The Jacob Burns Film Center’s 20th annual Jewish Film Festival (Sept. 30–Oct. 14) features 24 fantastic films from around the world. Jacob Burns Film Center, Pleasantville.

Call For Art – Tiny Terrors 6: Halloween Mini-Works Art Show Call for Art and exhibition of spooky and seasonal mini artworks presented by Rhinebeck Artist Shop- New Paltz. The show invites all creatives to submit 6” x 6” pieces inspired by the enchanting season upon us. Creepy, Crawly, Autumn, Chilly, Transformation! All interpretations of the theme are welcome! Submitted works will culminate in the Tiny Terrors exhibition displayed at the Rhinebeck Artist Shop- New Paltz location starting mid October and running to the end of November. Previous "Tiny Terrors" shows have included over 50 works of art! All media welcome! Deadline to submit is October 5th. All pieces will be for sale with 100% of the profits going to the artist. Submissions for "Tiny Terrors" may be dropped off at the New Paltz location, any day, Mon- Saturday between the hours of 9:30am- 6pm and on Sundays between 11am-4:30pm. Info: 845-255-5533; rasnewpaltz@gmail.com. Rhinebeck Artist’s Shop-New Paltz.

8:00 am-5:00 pm Maritime Museum Offers Solar Powered Boat Tours Tours take place on board Solaris, a 100% solar powered tour boat built at the museum’s Wooden Boat School, which offers a unique and peaceful way to experience the Hudson River and Rondout Creek. Tours depart from the docks at the museum and typically run for one to two hours. A calendar of themes and dates for the museum’s boat tours can be found online at www.hrmm.org/all-boat-tours. Info: 845-338-0071. Hudson River Maritime Museum.

8:00 am Daily Community Meditation Therese Bimka continues to offer free, daily community meditations. The sangha which has been meeting daily since March 10th - remains strong with about 50 folks gathering daily. It is a 20 minute commitment that typically includes an inspirational component along with community meditation. Guest facilitators join Therese in this effort on Thursdays and the weekend. Join once or join daily! Zoom link below. Password required: 397057.

8:00 am-5:00 pm Woodstock Film Festival (9/30-10/3) Woodstock film festival announces return to in-person format, proof of vaccination and face masks requiredThe Woodstock Film Festival (WFF) has announced that it will return to using indoor venues in Woodstock, Kingston and Saugerties for its upcoming 22nd anniversary slated for September 30-October 3. For a complete line-up, visit wwwwoodstockfilmfestival.org.

8:00 am-5:00 pm Woodstock Film Festival (9/30-10/3) Woodstock film festival announces return to in-person format, proof of vaccination and face masks requiredThe Woodstock Film Festival (WFF) has announced that it will return to using indoor venues in Woodstock, Kingston and Saugerties for its upcoming 22nd anniversary slated for September 30-October 3. For a complete line-up, visit wwwwoodstockfilmfestival.org.

8:30 am 2021 Conference on Black History in the Hudson Valley The all-day conference features twelve presenters on four panels with topics including the role of the Black church, voting rights, the Underground Railroad, Jim Crow, the arts, Green Books, interpretation at area museums, and more, plus a roundtable discussion, and a program remembering Dr. A.J. Williams-Myers, a leader in Hudson Valley Black history research and education. Hosted by The Hudson River Maritime Museum, The Library at the A.J. Williams-Myers African Roots Center, TMI Project's Black Stories Matter, the Underground Railroad Education Center, and the Harambee Coalition and Pine Street African Burial Ground. This conference is open to everyone. The fee to attend is $30/person for in-person and $15/household for virtual access. For more information and to register, visit hrmm.org/black-history-conference. SUNY Ulster, Stone Ridge.

9:00 am-5:00 pm First Saturdays on the Trail 2021 Info: woodstocklandconservancy.org/ or call 845-679-6481. Woodstock Land Conservancy, Woodstock.

9:00 am-2:00 pm Kingston Farmers’ Market Offering a large variety of vendors sell locally-grown eats, specialty foods, wellness items, baked goods, craft beverages, plants, and gifts in the County Courthouse parking lot, with entrances on John and Wall streets. Held through November- every Saturday 9am-2pm. Info: kingstonfarmersmarket.org

9:00 am-4:00 pm Sixth Biennial Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition: “Not Just One Thing” The exhibit showcases Wilderstein’s remarkable landscape and history through site-responsive installations. The featured artists experiment not only with unexpected materials but also unusual scale and unfamiliar viewing modes to refocus our attention on the location, history, and ecology of Wilderstein. Free and open to the public daily through October 31. Wilderstein Historic Site, Rhinebeck.

9:00 am-4:00 pm Elting Library Fair Vendors and individuals interested in volunteering for the Fair can sign up eltinglibrary.org/library-fair. Elting Memorial Library, New Paltz.

9:00 am-2:00 pm Hudson Valley Walk for Autism Please join us as we gather together to promote autism awareness in our communities while raising money to enhance the lives of those living with Autism Spectrum Disorder throughout the Hudson Valley. The event features an accessible walk around the grounds of the James Baird State Park. Individual and team walkers are encouraged to register and/or obtain sponsorships. The registration fee is $10 per walker and participants on the ASD spectrum are free. Although no donation is too small, it is hoped that the average walker will provide pledges of at least $100. Registration begins at 9am, and walk-ins are welcome; the first 500 registrants will receive a free gift. To register, and for additional information about the walk, activities and sponsors, contact Allison Fedigan at 914- 966-9019, email hvwalkforautism@gmail.com or visit adshelps.org. James Baird State Park, Pleasant Valley.

9:00 am-6:00 pm Volunteers Needed: Saugerties Food Pantry (Thursdays 9:45am-12pm) Volunteers are needed to work every Thursday from 9:45 am to 12:00 pm. Giving out food, bagging and stocking shelves. Must be able to lift 35 pounds. Will train Tuesday nights 6:30 to 8:00 pm Call Marilyn 845-246-6885.

10:00 am-12:00 pm Mountain Top Arboretum hosts Story Walk in the Woodland Visit Mountain Top Arboretum for a Story Walk. Journey through the Woodland Walk and read the pages of a story. Mountain Top Arboretum, Tannersville.

10:00 am-2:00 pm Saugerties Farmers’ Market Offering locally harvested food grown, raised, prepared and brought to market by local farmers. The market offers local seasonal vegetables; luscious orchard fruits; dried herbs; fresh-laid eggs; tasty goat and cow cheeses; pasture-raised meats and free-range poultry; delicious maple syrup, honey, jams and sauces, pickles; artisanal bread; baked goods, including gluten-free; prepared foods. Set up at 115 Main Street, Saugerties. Saturdays, 10-2pm through November.

10:00 am-5:00 pm New Landscape Art Installations at Olana & The Thomas Cole Sites Installations by internationally renowned artists will be on view for the 2021 exhibition season. Artist Jean Shin’s site-specific work, FALLEN, and artist Portia Munson’s Flower Mandala Memento Mori can be seen at Olana State Historic Site, and artists Mark Dion and Dana Sherwood’s site-specific work, The Pollinator Pavilion and Paula Hayes Bird Nesting House and Tree can be viewed at the Thomas Cole Site. All works will be on view through October 31. The outdoor works are launched in anticipation of and are part of the upcoming major collaborative exhibition, “Cross Pollination: Heade, Cole, Church, and Our Contemporary Moment,” opening at both sites on June 12. “Cross Pollination” was created by the Thomas Cole National Historic Site, The Olana Partnership at Olana State Historic Site, and Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, Arkansas. The exhibition tour is organized by Crystal Bridges. Thomas Cole National Historic Site, Catskill.

10:00 am-2:00 pm Newburgh Farmers’ Market Saturdays 10am– 2pm through November 20th. Support the farmers and get some local goodies! Safe Harbors Green, Newburgh.

10:00 am-7:00 pm New York Renaissance Faire (8/21 – 10/3) Travel back in time to an age of adventure! Join Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth I on a grand visit to a beautiful 16th century English village. Cheer your favorite knight at the Joust Tournament. Meet Robin Hood and his Merry Men. Feast on savory sweets and tempting treats. See amazing acrobats, magical fairies, swashbuckling pirates, and more. Play a game of skill or chance. Shop our Marketplace featuring over 100 Artisans offering the finest in handmade wares. Visit our website for ticket details and purchase. New York Renaissance Fair, Tuxedo Park.

10:00 am-2:00 pm Saugerties Farmers Market Held every Saturday through October 30th. 115 Main St., Saugerties.

10:00 am-11:30 am Raising HOPE New Summer Fall Orientation Raising HOPE (Help, Opportunity, Passion, Empowerment) is a women’s mentoring program that helps women achieve personal, educational, and career goals with the help of a mentor to guide, advise and encourage them. For more information, contact Tasha at 845-331-4199, ext. 5, tortloff@ulsterunitedway.org. United Way of Ulster County, Kingston.

10:00 am-2:00 pm Cornell Cooperative Extension Hosts a Sustainability Walk and Showcase An inaugural sustainability walk and showcase this fall. Congers Lake, Congers.

10:00 am-6:00 pm Hudson Valley Garlic Festival, October 2-3 Garlic connoisseurs will gather together to experience its many sensory benefits. Music, food, and entertainment fill the historical Town of Saugerties on the Hudson River. Presented by the Kiwanis Club of Saugerties. Visit our website for tickets. Cantine Memorial Field, Saugerties.

10:00 am-11:00 am Free Qigong Class Classes held on Zoom. Visit the the website for more information and to register for my weekly classes.

10:00 am-5:00 pm Little Falls Cheese Festival New York State's Premier Gathering of Cheesemakers celebrates Little Falls as the former cheese capital. Artisanal cheese, food, all-day entertainment! Over 120 cheeses, gourmet foods, craft beverages and live entertainment. Rain or shine. Bring a cooler for your purchases. Free parking and admission. Little Falls Cheese Festival, Little Falls.

10:00 am FNC Touch-A-Truck Children of all ages will be able to get up close interaction with a variety of trucks and cars at this family friendly event! Also enjoy hayrides, a construction maze, food, and more! $5 admission, children 2 and under are free! Forsyth Park, Kingston.

10:00 am-8:00 pm OMG Art Faire – The First-Ever Contemporary Art Fair In The Hudson Valley Hours: VIP / Press preview , Thursday September 30 4-8pm Friday October 1, 10-6pm Saturday October 2, 10-8pm Sunday October 3, 10-3pm Wall Street Music Hall, Kingston, NY.

10:00 am-5:00 pm Second Annual Ulster County Food Fight The Ulster County Food Fight is an annual food collection contest held in cooperation with 12 libraries throughout Ulster County from Wednesday, September 1 to Saturday, October 16. The library that collects the highest number of food items during this period wins the Food Fight and receives a winners’ certificate. Help your library win the Food Fight with your donations of non-perishable (and non-expired) food items for local food pantries. The following libraries will are participating: Gardiner Library; Highland Public Library; Hurley Library; Kingston Library; Sarah Hull Hallock Free Library in Milton; Morton Memorial Library in Pine Hill; Olive Free Library; Phoenicia Library; Plattekill Library; Rosendale Library; Stone Ridge Library; and West Hurley Public Library. Contact your local library to find out what local food pantry they are supporting and all the details of how you can donate food items.

10:00 am-5:00 pm Handcrafted Octoberfest at Rhinebeck This festival brings together the handcrafted, artisanal, and agricultural — from wearable fine craft and laudable fine art to the Hudson River Valley’s best brew, wine, specialty foods, and apothecary goods. Kids will interact with farm animals and partake in an agri-venture center and creative free-play, while adults enjoy the season’s best beer, wine, spirits, and gourmet specialties while browsing handmade furniture, jewelry, ceramics, glass, fiber art, and much more. Dutchess County Fairgrounds, Rhinebeck.

10:00 am-11:00 am All-Level Yoga Online Email miayoga7@gmail.com to sign up. (You will only need to register once.) Clinton Community Library, Rhinebeck.

10:00 am-4:00 pm Seed Songs Farm family-fun Weekend U-pick sunflowers, live music, hayrides, hay bale scramble, scavenger hunts, farm animal visits, games, and farm-fresh food and refreshments will all be available this weekend. Admission includes a dozen “big smile” small sunflowers. Additional sunflower varieties and colorful flowers are available to purchase. For more information and to RSVP, visit seedsongfarm.org or email info@seedsongfarm.org. Seed Song Farm, Kingston.

10:30 am-4:30 pm ReNew Hudson Valley ReNew offers hope and healing to all. TR Gallo Waterfront Park, Kingston, Kingston.

11:00 am-4:00 pm Wall Shows at Wired Gallery Featuring works by Lois Ferrari. On view through Sunday, October 17th. Hours: Saturday and Sunday 11am-4pm. Info 682-564-5613; thewiredgallery.com The Wired Gallery, High Falls.

11:00 am-5:00 pm Opus 40 launches 2021 Season Opus 40 is a world-famous sculpture park and museum in Saugerties, created by pioneering artist, quarryman and Bard College professor Harvey Fite in 1978. This season, Opus 40 will feature live music and theater from the Vanaver Caravan, Bindlestiff Cirkus, American Symphony Orchestra, Wind of Anatolia, Hot Jazz Jumpers and Spanglish Fly, as well as monthly outdoor film screenings with Upstate Films, the Sunset Sessions Friday concerts with Radio Woodstock and gallery shows with the Saugerties Arts Studio Tour, Melora Kuhn and Laura Battle. Opus 40 will also play host to a kickoff event celebrating an inaugural week of events from Ulster County Arts Collaborative Events. Opus 40 is now open for spring visits from Friday through Sunday, and will expand its hours and commence its season of live events with the annual Community Day, free for locals, on May 15. Info: https://opus40.org.

11:00 am-6:00 pm CANCELLED: Annual Hudson Berkshire Wine & Food Festival by Hudson Berkshire Beverage Trail Event is sponsored by Hudson Berkshire Beverage Trail , NY Wine and Grape Foundation, and Hudson Valley Wine Country.Org General Admission $25, Non-Tasting Tickets - $10. per person 12 and under free- **No Pets Please** Tickets online at www.hudsonberkshirewinefestival.com Rain or shine! For more information on this and all the Hudson Berkshire Beverage Trail events please contact Trail Director Karen Gardy at 518-396-9959 or by email kare0626@yahoo.com Columbia County Fairgrounds, Chatham.

11:00 am-4:00 pm Friends of Historic Kingston Modjeska Signs Exhibit The exhibit features the signs of many Kingston businesses from the 1920’s to the early 1970’s. Founded by Gus Modjeska Friends of Historic Kingston, Kingston.

11:00 am-6:00 pm Exhibit: “One Thing Leads to Another” Featuring works by: Karlos Carcamo, Marieken Cochius, Meg Hitchcock, Matthew Langley and Greg Slick. Exhibit runs through October 3rd. The Lockwood Gallery, Kingston.

11:00 am “Colorful World of Animals” – Live Animals! Make connections w/ 4 live animals from around the world & then draw representative patches of their unusual & colorful patterns. Ages 4+. MBE Children’s Chapter, Montgomery.

11:00 am-12:00 pm Chair Yoga Please bring your own yoga mat. Register online or call the library at 845-266-5530. Registration is required for this program. Clinton Community Library, Rhinebeck.

11:00 am-11:45 am Heart Meditation for Healing Gentle and effective Sufi chant for personal healing and deep peace. All welcome. Free. Masks respectfully required. Laila Walzer, M.Div. Catskills Healing Arts Center, Kingston, NY.

11:00 am Books and Art Series For ages 4-6. Step inside the picture book Go Away Big Green Monster by Ed Emberley and try some of the art techniques used by this favorite author. Other series dates: November 6 and December 4. Pre-registration is necessary and limited. For more information and registration, contact Carolyn at cthorenz@rcls.org. Gardiner Library, Gardiner.

11:00 am Bans Off Our Bodies: Rally in Defense of Abortion Rights Hudson Valley Strong-Indivisible is hosting a rally/march to defend reproductive rights. Mask-wearing is requested. Please sign up to attend! Show up with signs and determination to let lawmakers know: Our Body, Our Choice! Registration link below. For additional information, email voteblueorelse@ gmail.com or call 914-489-7814. Academy Green Park.

12:00 pm Mount Gulian Historic Site Tour Tours offered through Sunday, October 24. Tours of the historic home, 18th-century Dutch barn and heritage garden will be given Fridays and Sundays at 12, 1 and 2 p.m. Reservations are required. Attendance will be limited to aid in social distancing and masks are required for all visitors. Advance reservations are preferred, but walk-ins will be accommodated if safety limitations allow. For tour reservations and further information, call Mount Gulian at (845) 831-8172 or email at info@mountgulian.org. Mount Gulian Historic Site, Beacon.

12:00 pm-5:00 pm “Four Instance” – Fine Art Exhibition at Hudson Hall Four artists who to live and work a few doors from one another in Hudson. Shows through October 17th. Gallery hours: Tues-Fri, 9-5pm; Sat & Sun, 12-5pm. Hudson Hall at the historic Hudson Opera House, Hudson, NY.

12:00 pm Bethany & Friends Piano and vocals, This program is free, but donations are always appreciated. The Old Dutch Church, Kingston.

12:00 pm-6:00 pm Gerri Spilka – “Interactions Then & Now” Exhibition of colorful wall-mounted fabric constructions of Gerri Spilka. Show runs through 11/30. FRG Objects & Design/Art, Hudson.

12:00 pm-5:00 pm Walktoberfest Farmers and Makers Market A curated selection of the Hudson Valley’s finest producers – farms, distilleries, breweries, wineries, restaurants, artists, artisans, and more. All proceeds from Walktoberfest benefit the Friends of the Walkway and Hudson Valley Rail Trail. Tasting tickets are available now for $25 and include full access to wine, beer, spirits, and cider samples from more than 20 area purveyors. Walkway members, veterans, active-duty military, and senior citizens (65+) receive discounted admission. General admission to Walktoberfest (excluding the tasting area) is free. Children do not need a ticket to enter the tasting area when accompanied by an adult. Visit www.walkway.org/walktoberfest for tickets. Walkway Over the Hudson/Highland, Highland.

12:00 pm-12:45 pm Channeled Guidance for Your Spiritual Journey Wise and compassionate guidance for your life from a spirit guide of high light. Free. All welcome. Led by Joel Walzer. Catskills Healing Arts Center, Kingston, NY.

1:00 pm EarthIrvington: An Eco-Festival of Local Solutions 2 days of musical performances, film screenings, sustainable eats, and outdoor activities for the whole family! O’Hara Nature Center, Irvington.

1:00 pm-5:00 pm Marie Cole-Themes & Variations Paintings, pastels and prints. Tivoli Artists Gallery, Tivoli.

1:00 pm-4:00 pm Classic Car Show Fundraiser Adults: $10; Children: $5; Children under 6: Free. Clinton Community Library, Rhinebeck.

1:00 pm-2:00 pm Camp Jened Marker Unveiling The Mountain Top Historical Society will unveil a marker to commemorate Camp Jened. 300 Ski Bowl Rd., Hunter. .

2:00 pm-5:00 pm Sankofa VOICES OF THE ANCESTORS Performance & Celebration! Shekere making, storytelling, puppetry, percussion music and performance, dance, traditional food, basketmaking, quiltmaking and more! Kingston Point Beach, Kingston.

3:00 pm-5:00 pm Lara Hope and The Ark-Tones Concert Lara Hope and the Ark-Tones are the Northeast’s premier Roots Rock n’ Roll & Rockabilly Twang outfit! Come hear Rockabilly around the rocks. Snyder Estate, Rosendale.

5:00 pm-8:00 pm First Saturday Arts in Kingston Gallery receptions offer a glimpse of what Kingston has to offer. Events throughout the year include live music, open studio tours, theatrical performances, historical reenactments, arts and culture activities. Various Kingston locations. Info: 845-338-0331; artsalongthehudson.com/kingston.

5:00 pm A Changing World: Interactive Climate Theatre For the fourth time since 2015, Hudson River Playback Theatre (HRPT) joins the global initiative Climate Change Theatre Action (CCTA) in support of this year’s UN climate conference in Glasgow. As well as enacting stories told by audience members, A Changing World features two short plays on the climate crisis commissioned for CCTA: Apology, My by Keith Barker and Caity-Shea Violette’s Bedtime Story for My (future) Daughter. Free admission and all are welcome. Audience members are asked to wear a mask. Rain date: October 9. Rail Trail Cafe, New Paltz.

6:00 pm Hurley Mountain Highway – HMHBand Enjoy a relaxing night with music and views. Arrowood Farm Brewery, Accord.

7:00 pm-10:00 pm “Bob’s Your Uncle” – Dance Party! R&B, pop, funk. Outdoor food, drink & fun. Lydia’s Cafe, Stone Ridge.

7:00 pm-8:00 pm ANONYM Live Performance Vacillating between pure sentimentality and a cheeky, rebellious treatment of the material, ANONYM is a chamber quartet for the modern era. Fridman Gallery, Beacon.

7:00 pm-8:30 pm Jenny Lin: “Suite of Preludes” (World Premiere) by William Bolcom Pianist Jenny Lin brings the world premiere of National Medal of Arts, Pulitzer Prize, and GRAMMY Award-winning composer William Bolcom’s “Suite of Preludes” to Hudson Hall. Composed during lockdown, this new nine-movement suite shares the bill with music by Philip Glass, Bolcom’s friend and contemporary. $25 General Admission, $40 Premium Admission, Free Live from Hudson Hall livestream (reservations required). Visit hudsonhall.org to purchase tickets or call 518-822-1438 to speak with a member of the Box Office. Hudson Hall at the historic Hudson Opera House, Hudson, NY.

7:30 pm Flamenco Vivo With whirls of colorful dresses, explosions of clicking castanets, strumming guitars and stamping feet, America’s premier Spanish dance company builds bridges between cultures using the universal spirit of Flamenco. Tablao Flamenco is a highly improvisational program showcasing the dynamic interplay between the music, song and dance of this multicultural and rhythmic art form. UAlbany Performing Arts Center, Albany.

8:00 pm-10:00 pm Jay Mohr Comedian, actor and best selling author, Jay Mohr has been performing stand-up comedy since he was sixteen years old. Paramount Hudson Valley Theater, Peekskill.

8:00 pm Hudson Valley Philharmonic – Reflection Guest Conductor Kyle Ritenauer, soloist Hannah White. Remembering our beloved Maestro Randy, as we look back on his legacy and a year of upheaval, loss and renewal. Call the box office 845-473-2072 for more info & tickets. Bardavon 1869 Opera House, Poughkeepsie.

Miles of Hope 2021 Community Walk, Run, Bike for Breast Cancer We'll be gathered to remember and honor all those affected by breast cancer within our Hudson Valley. The event is especially in memory of our Community Walk Honoree Samantha Scotti. Participate virtually October 1st-31st by walking, running or biking, or join us at the park for a walk on October 3rd. For more information and to register, click the link below. James Baird State Park, Pleasant Valley.

22nd Annual Woodstock Film Festival September 29-October 3 The Woodstock Film Festival is coming back in full force this fall at indoor venues across the Hudson Valley locales of Woodstock, Kingston and Saugerties! Enjoy a diverse lineup of in-person screenings, talks and other special events from today's hottest indie talents. There will also be an online program of shorts, feature-length films and live-streamed panels that can be watched from home. Patrons are required to bring proof of vaccination and wear face masks while inside our indoor venues. For a full list of films and to purchase tickets, click the website link below.

Call for Artists – Veteran Arts Showcase The Veteran Arts Showcase at the FDR Library and Museum, an event that celebrates veterans and the healing power of creativity, will move this year to a digital platform due to COVID-19. This digital Showcase will include an online art gallery and a variety of speakers and performances will be streamed throughout the day on Saturday, November 20. The Showcase will remain viewable on the website through the winter/spring of 2022. Veterans, active-duty service members, reservists and their families are invited to submit images of their art for the online gallery. All crafts and visual art -- painting, graphics, sculpture, photography, etc. are welcome. Speakers, writers, musicians, performers of all kinds are invited to participate in the Showcase, by sending a pre-recorded performance. To apply, visit VeteranArtsShowcase.org and fill out the application and follow instructions. Application deadline is Saturday, October 21. For more information or to have an application mailed to you, contact Dayl Wise 845-679-2161, dswbike@aol.com. Franklin D. Roosevelt National Historic Site, Hyde Park.

Jewish Film Festival 2021 The Jacob Burns Film Center’s 20th annual Jewish Film Festival (Sept. 30–Oct. 14) features 24 fantastic films from around the world. Jacob Burns Film Center, Pleasantville.

8:00 am-5:00 pm Maritime Museum Offers Solar Powered Boat Tours Tours take place on board Solaris, a 100% solar powered tour boat built at the museum’s Wooden Boat School, which offers a unique and peaceful way to experience the Hudson River and Rondout Creek. Tours depart from the docks at the museum and typically run for one to two hours. A calendar of themes and dates for the museum’s boat tours can be found online at www.hrmm.org/all-boat-tours. Info: 845-338-0071. Hudson River Maritime Museum.

8:00 am Daily Community Meditation Therese Bimka continues to offer free, daily community meditations. The sangha which has been meeting daily since March 10th - remains strong with about 50 folks gathering daily. It is a 20 minute commitment that typically includes an inspirational component along with community meditation. Guest facilitators join Therese in this effort on Thursdays and the weekend. Join once or join daily! Zoom link below. Password required: 397057.

8:00 am-5:00 pm Woodstock Film Festival (9/30-10/3) Woodstock film festival announces return to in-person format, proof of vaccination and face masks requiredThe Woodstock Film Festival (WFF) has announced that it will return to using indoor venues in Woodstock, Kingston and Saugerties for its upcoming 22nd anniversary slated for September 30-October 3. For a complete line-up, visit wwwwoodstockfilmfestival.org.

8:00 am-5:00 pm Woodstock Film Festival (9/30-10/3) Woodstock film festival announces return to in-person format, proof of vaccination and face masks requiredThe Woodstock Film Festival (WFF) has announced that it will return to using indoor venues in Woodstock, Kingston and Saugerties for its upcoming 22nd anniversary slated for September 30-October 3. For a complete line-up, visit wwwwoodstockfilmfestival.org.

9:00 am-4:00 pm Newburgh Market Featuring all local vendors from the surrounding areas. Food trucks, baked goods, handmade soaps, beekeepers, and much more. Designed Grind Cafe presents the Newburgh Market at 1401 NY 300 Newburgh in the parking lot of the Newburgh Mall every Sunday until October 17th. Info: designedgrindcafe@gmail.com

9:00 am-4:30 pm High Falls Flea Market presented by D&H Canal Museum Open Air Market offering a variety of art, antiques & collectibles. ! Meets every Sunday, 9am-4:30pm through Oct 31st. Grady Park, High Falls.

9:00 am-4:00 pm Sixth Biennial Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition: “Not Just One Thing” The exhibit showcases Wilderstein’s remarkable landscape and history through site-responsive installations. The featured artists experiment not only with unexpected materials but also unusual scale and unfamiliar viewing modes to refocus our attention on the location, history, and ecology of Wilderstein. Free and open to the public daily through October 31. Wilderstein Historic Site, Rhinebeck.

9:00 am-2:00 pm Elting Library Fair Vendors and individuals interested in volunteering for the Fair can sign up eltinglibrary.org/library-fair. Elting Memorial Library, New Paltz.

10:00 am-2:00 pm Rosendale Summer Farmers’ Market Offering fresh meats, cheese, micro greens, vegetables, mushrooms & wines. Held every Sunday through October from 10am to 2pm in Willow Kiln Park, right behind the Rosendale Theater on Main Street.

10:00 am-2:00 pm Kingston Waterfront Farmers’ Market Showcasing hyperlocal farmers, a butcher, provisions makers, and food vendors alongside the Rondout Creek. Held Sundays, 10am-2pm through the end of October. TR Gallo Park, Kingston.

10:00 am-5:00 pm New Landscape Art Installations at Olana & The Thomas Cole Sites Installations by internationally renowned artists will be on view for the 2021 exhibition season. Artist Jean Shin’s site-specific work, FALLEN, and artist Portia Munson’s Flower Mandala Memento Mori can be seen at Olana State Historic Site, and artists Mark Dion and Dana Sherwood’s site-specific work, The Pollinator Pavilion and Paula Hayes Bird Nesting House and Tree can be viewed at the Thomas Cole Site. All works will be on view through October 31. The outdoor works are launched in anticipation of and are part of the upcoming major collaborative exhibition, “Cross Pollination: Heade, Cole, Church, and Our Contemporary Moment,” opening at both sites on June 12. “Cross Pollination” was created by the Thomas Cole National Historic Site, The Olana Partnership at Olana State Historic Site, and Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, Arkansas. The exhibition tour is organized by Crystal Bridges. Thomas Cole National Historic Site, Catskill.

10:00 am-11:00 am Water Ceremony Meeting at the Poughkeepsie Waterfront Meet at the Poughkeepsie Boat Launch. Please note that this event is *Weather Permiting* and will be canceled in the event of inclement weather. Be mindful of the weather & dress appropriately as it is often cooler by the water, and come down to the river to offer your prayers. Please check our Facebook page & events for updates, or call the Dreaming Goddess at 845-473-2206 to confirm that we are meeting. Meet at the Poughkeepsie Boat Launch, next to the Ice House Restaurant. dec.ny.gov/lands/4923.html

10:00 am-3:00 pm New Paltz Open Air Market The market features locally grown produce, handmade goods, art, natural body products, baked goods, honey, cheeses, meats & eggs - all produced within a 40-mile radius from New Paltz. Market will run through December 12th. Hand sanitizer and masks will be available at the entrance of the market. Until further notice, masks and social distancing are required by all vendors and shoppers. Info: email NPOpenAirMarket@gmail.com. Church Street between Main and Academy Street, New Paltz.

10:00 am-7:00 pm New York Renaissance Faire (8/21 – 10/3) Travel back in time to an age of adventure! Join Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth I on a grand visit to a beautiful 16th century English village. Cheer your favorite knight at the Joust Tournament. Meet Robin Hood and his Merry Men. Feast on savory sweets and tempting treats. See amazing acrobats, magical fairies, swashbuckling pirates, and more. Play a game of skill or chance. Shop our Marketplace featuring over 100 Artisans offering the finest in handmade wares. Visit our website for ticket details and purchase. New York Renaissance Fair, Tuxedo Park.

10:00 am-2:00 pm Phoenicia Farmers’ Market We are a community-led initiative to connect local foods to local people in a safe, welcoming outdoor market. Behind the Phoenicia Market, across from Post Office! For questions, ideas, desires to volunteer, or to apply to be a vendor at the market, email phoeniciafm@gmail.com. The market will be off of Main Street, behind the Phoenicia Market, across from Post Office.

10:00 am-5:00 pm Hudson Valley Garlic Festival, October 2-3 Garlic connoisseurs will gather together to experience its many sensory benefits. Music, food, and entertainment fill the historical Town of Saugerties on the Hudson River. Presented by the Kiwanis Club of Saugerties. Visit our website for tickets. Cantine Memorial Field, Saugerties.

10:00 am-3:00 pm OMG Art Faire – The First-Ever Contemporary Art Fair In The Hudson Valley Hours: VIP / Press preview , Thursday September 30 4-8pm Friday October 1, 10-6pm Saturday October 2, 10-8pm Sunday October 3, 10-3pm Wall Street Music Hall, Kingston, NY.

10:00 am-5:00 pm Second Annual Ulster County Food Fight The Ulster County Food Fight is an annual food collection contest held in cooperation with 12 libraries throughout Ulster County from Wednesday, September 1 to Saturday, October 16. The library that collects the highest number of food items during this period wins the Food Fight and receives a winners’ certificate. Help your library win the Food Fight with your donations of non-perishable (and non-expired) food items for local food pantries. The following libraries will are participating: Gardiner Library; Highland Public Library; Hurley Library; Kingston Library; Sarah Hull Hallock Free Library in Milton; Morton Memorial Library in Pine Hill; Olive Free Library; Phoenicia Library; Plattekill Library; Rosendale Library; Stone Ridge Library; and West Hurley Public Library. Contact your local library to find out what local food pantry they are supporting and all the details of how you can donate food items.

10:00 am-5:00 pm Handcrafted Octoberfest at Rhinebeck This festival brings together the handcrafted, artisanal, and agricultural — from wearable fine craft and laudable fine art to the Hudson River Valley’s best brew, wine, specialty foods, and apothecary goods. Kids will interact with farm animals and partake in an agri-venture center and creative free-play, while adults enjoy the season’s best beer, wine, spirits, and gourmet specialties while browsing handmade furniture, jewelry, ceramics, glass, fiber art, and much more. Dutchess County Fairgrounds, Rhinebeck.

10:00 am-4:00 pm Seed Songs Farm family-fun Weekend U-pick sunflowers, live music, hayrides, hay bale scramble, scavenger hunts, farm animal visits, games, and farm-fresh food and refreshments will all be available this weekend. Admission includes a dozen “big smile” small sunflowers. Additional sunflower varieties and colorful flowers are available to purchase. For more information and to RSVP, visit seedsongfarm.org or email info@seedsongfarm.org. Seed Song Farm, Kingston.

10:30 am-2:00 pm Happy to Help Food Pantry The food pantry is only open on Sundays, from 10:30am-2pm. Participants are asked to bring in their own bags, enter through the Fair St. entrance, and observe social distancing. The food pantry does NOT deliver food. For more information, call 845-331-3030. St. James United Methodist Church, 35 Pearl St., Kingston.

11:00 am-5:00 pm Opus 40 launches 2021 Season Opus 40 is a world-famous sculpture park and museum in Saugerties, created by pioneering artist, quarryman and Bard College professor Harvey Fite in 1978. This season, Opus 40 will feature live music and theater from the Vanaver Caravan, Bindlestiff Cirkus, American Symphony Orchestra, Wind of Anatolia, Hot Jazz Jumpers and Spanglish Fly, as well as monthly outdoor film screenings with Upstate Films, the Sunset Sessions Friday concerts with Radio Woodstock and gallery shows with the Saugerties Arts Studio Tour, Melora Kuhn and Laura Battle. Opus 40 will also play host to a kickoff event celebrating an inaugural week of events from Ulster County Arts Collaborative Events. Opus 40 is now open for spring visits from Friday through Sunday, and will expand its hours and commence its season of live events with the annual Community Day, free for locals, on May 15. Info: https://opus40.org.

11:00 am-5:00 pm CANCELLED: Annual Hudson Berkshire Wine & Food Festival by Hudson Berkshire Beverage Trail Event is sponsored by Hudson Berkshire Beverage Trail , NY Wine and Grape Foundation, and Hudson Valley Wine Country.Org General Admission $25, Non-Tasting Tickets - $10. per person 12 and under free- **No Pets Please** Tickets online at www.hudsonberkshirewinefestival.com Rain or shine! For more information on this and all the Hudson Berkshire Beverage Trail events please contact Trail Director Karen Gardy at 518-396-9959 or by email kare0626@yahoo.com Columbia County Fairgrounds, Chatham.

11:00 am-2:00 pm Callicoon Farmers’ Market You will find many farms in addition to food producers and artisans offering wine, hard cider, pasta, condiments, prepared foods, baked goods, ice cream, jam, honey, maple syrup, herbal tea blends, skin care products, pottery, woodwork and much more. Held every Sunday, year round. Callicoon Creek Park, A. Dorrer Dr., Callicoon.

11:00 am-2:00 pm Belleayre Farmers’ Market Sundays from July through early October, area farmers and artisans will gather to share their bounty and creativity. Products being featured at the market are goods grown locally along with artisans selling jewelry, soaps, wood products and more. Scenic gondola rides will be available along with some food vendors at the market to enjoy some brunch. The market is located at the Discovery Lodge base area. Market admission is free. Belleayre Ski Center, Highmount.

11:00 am-4:00 pm Harvest Festival at Bethel Woods Local farms, artisans, inc. 80+ vendors, live music, food trucks, corn maze and more. Free! $5 parking. Bethel Woods Center for the Arts, Bethel.

12:00 pm-2:00 pm Free Community Reiki Members of the Hudson Valley Community Reiki group provide 20-minute individual Reiki sessions, free of charge, first-come first-served. Gardiner Library, Gardiner.

12:00 pm-3:00 pm New Paltz Open Air Market – Sundays The vendor fair on Church Street! Featuring locally grown produce, handmade goods, art, natural body products, baked goods, honey, cheeses, meats, eggs and more! All produced within a 40 mile radius from New Paltz! Sundays, 12-3pm through 12/12. Info: newpaltzfarmersmarket.org

12:00 pm Mount Gulian Historic Site Tour Tours offered through Sunday, October 24. Tours of the historic home, 18th-century Dutch barn and heritage garden will be given Fridays and Sundays at 12, 1 and 2 p.m. Reservations are required. Attendance will be limited to aid in social distancing and masks are required for all visitors. Advance reservations are preferred, but walk-ins will be accommodated if safety limitations allow. For tour reservations and further information, call Mount Gulian at (845) 831-8172 or email at info@mountgulian.org. Mount Gulian Historic Site, Beacon.

12:00 pm-5:00 pm “Four Instance” – Fine Art Exhibition at Hudson Hall Four artists who to live and work a few doors from one another in Hudson. Shows through October 17th. Gallery hours: Tues-Fri, 9-5pm; Sat & Sun, 12-5pm. Hudson Hall at the historic Hudson Opera House, Hudson, NY.

12:00 pm-5:00 pm Walktoberfest Farmers and Makers Market A curated selection of the Hudson Valley’s finest producers – farms, distilleries, breweries, wineries, restaurants, artists, artisans, and more. All proceeds from Walktoberfest benefit the Friends of the Walkway and Hudson Valley Rail Trail. Tasting tickets are available now for $25 and include full access to wine, beer, spirits, and cider samples from more than 20 area purveyors. Walkway members, veterans, active-duty military, and senior citizens (65+) receive discounted admission. General admission to Walktoberfest (excluding the tasting area) is free. Children do not need a ticket to enter the tasting area when accompanied by an adult. Visit www.walkway.org/walktoberfest for tickets. Walkway Over the Hudson/Highland, Highland.

12:30 pm 2021 Blessing of the Animals and Drive Through Blessings The service will take place in our 19th century church and will include blessing of individual animals, as well as animal photos for pets who do not wish to travel. We will also be hosting a drive through blessing, of both animals and photos, beginning at 1:30 pm in front of our church. All are welcome. If you have any questions regarding this service, call 845-786-0366 or email stjohnschurchinthewilderness@gmail.com. Saint John’s Church in the Wilderness Episcopal Church, 119 St. Johns Road, Stony Point.

1:00 pm Hurley Mountain Highway – HMHBand Autumn Sundays at Applewood Winery! Come on out and join HURLEY MOUNTAIN HIGHWAY at Applewood Winery outdoors. If you love acoustic-electric "Feel-Good Music", you'll love HURLEY MOUNTAIN HIGHWAY. Visit the Applewood Winery website applewoodwinery.com for directions and call 845-988-9292 for additional info. Applewood Winery, Warwick.

1:00 pm-5:00 pm Marie Cole-Themes & Variations Paintings, pastels and prints. Tivoli Artists Gallery, Tivoli.

2:00 pm Like a Sack of Potatoes Written and performed by Ric Siler. The ‘shotgun and rock salt talk’ usually was enough to keep boyfriends in line, but when one of his daughters marries an abusive husband, a farmer finds more drastic measures may be called for. Ric's play Where the Rain Never Falls was a semi-finalist in the Garry Marshall Theatre's New Works Festival. Watch Ric's solo piece, How Do You Say Prostate In Italian? on YouTube: youtube.com/watch?v=0sR43O14nFY. Click the Zoom link below to attend. Woodstock Fringe, Lake Hill.

3:00 pm Red Hook Ultimate Frisbee Check the website before attending. Ongoing games – Wednesdays 5pm & Sundays 3pm. Casual, co-ed pickup games. Red Hook High School, Red Hook.

3:00 pm-9:00 pm Peter Tosh Tribute This last outdoor show will feature the African Reggae band Rebelle and VYBZ Lord, who will play Peter Tosh and Tosh-influenced songs before and after. Presented by Upstate Reggae Woodstock and The Colony. Tickets are $20 in advance, sold on Colony.com or Eventbrite. For more information, call or text Upstate Reggae Woodstock at 845-542-6960. The Colony, Woodstock.

4:00 pm-5:30 pm TapRoot Sessions: Bruce Molsky; Appalachian Mountain Music and Master Fiddler Bruce Molsky is one of the most revered “multi-hyphenated career” ambassadors for America’s old-time mountain music. Dewey Hall, Sheffield.

5:00 pm New Support Group – Healing Hearts (Sundays at 5.pm.) A support group for families who have lost loved ones to sudden, tragic death This is a new, informal, peer-led support group in which we share our experiences, grief and recovery. Some of us have lost children and spouses to overdose and suicide. We anticipate new members may have different stories to tell, but believe we all suffer from the same shock and grief. We don’t offer each other advice, but we do offer compassion, listening and healing. Whatever your experience, you are welcome. There is no cost and no registration. COVID masks required. Masks available at the door. Group will meet on Sundays at 5 p.m. Info: healinghearts737@gmail.com The Old Dutch Church, Kingston.

6:30 pm Helen Avakian Free music while you dine. Acoustic guitar based music, instrumentals and songs, originals and selected covers. Mandolin and ukulele will also make appearances as well as vocal harmonies. Towne Crier Cafe, Beacon.

7:00 pm Bedtime Stories with a Librarian – via Facebook Christina Davis, library staff member and Woodland Playhouse Principal, will read a story in the evening on Sundays and Mondays. On Tuesdays she will be telling oral stories and original stories. Tune in on FB Live – Go to the Phoenicia Library FB page and wait for the story to start. Please let us know if you have any questions – just use FB messenger. All are welcome! To view this live, visit the Phoenicia Library FaceBook page - facebook.com/pg/phoenicia.library/events/ Phoenicia Library, Phoenicia.

7:00 pm Okkervile River (solo), Damine Jurado and Elvis Perkins Reserved seating: $55. Standing room: $35. The Barn at Levon Helm Studios, Woodstock.

8:00 pm-8:30 pm Daily Community Evening Meditation Experience this restful, free guided meditation to wind down your evening Sundays-Thursdays. Zoom link below. Password required: 100186.

Open Enrollement for Lifespring – the Saugerties Adult Learning Community Members are retired and semi-retired adults who have a passion for learning and socializing with other lifetime learners. Lifespring’s goal is to provide diverse learning experiences for all its members, regardless of previous educational background. An all-volunteer organization, Lifespring offers six-week fall and spring semesters on Monday and Wednesday mornings in addition to special events, presentations and other activities during the year. Fall classes begin on Monday, October 4 and run through Wednesday, November 10. The fee for a year-long membership is $50. All classes for the fall term will be on Zoom. Membership is open to anyone in the Hudson Valley area. If you have questions or would like to learn more about Lifespring, visit lifespringsaugerties.com. If you have specific questions, email Lifespring.saug@gmail.com or call 845-246-2800, ext. 452. Virtual.

Jewish Film Festival 2021 The Jacob Burns Film Center’s 20th annual Jewish Film Festival (Sept. 30–Oct. 14) features 24 fantastic films from around the world. Jacob Burns Film Center, Pleasantville.

8:00 am Daily Community Meditation Therese Bimka continues to offer free, daily community meditations. The sangha which has been meeting daily since March 10th - remains strong with about 50 folks gathering daily. It is a 20 minute commitment that typically includes an inspirational component along with community meditation. Guest facilitators join Therese in this effort on Thursdays and the weekend. Join once or join daily! Zoom link below. Password required: 397057.

9:00 am-4:00 pm Sixth Biennial Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition: “Not Just One Thing” The exhibit showcases Wilderstein’s remarkable landscape and history through site-responsive installations. The featured artists experiment not only with unexpected materials but also unusual scale and unfamiliar viewing modes to refocus our attention on the location, history, and ecology of Wilderstein. Free and open to the public daily through October 31. Wilderstein Historic Site, Rhinebeck.

9:00 am-5:00 pm Cunneen-Hackett Arts Center Presents Photographer Dave King in the Hallway Art Gallery The Dave King exhibit features beautiful scenic photographs of the Hudson Valley. Visit the website for gallery hours & further info. Cunneen-Hackett Arts Center, Poughkeepsie.

10:00 am-12:00 pm NJCC Go Time Offered every Monday, Wednesday, & Friday morning from 10 am - 12 pm for small groups (members only). All participants must pre-register at least 24 hours in advance by calling 845-561-6602 or emailing visitnewburghjcc@gmail.com. Newburgh Jewish Community Center -Kol Yisrael Campus, Newburgh.

10:00 am-5:00 pm Second Annual Ulster County Food Fight The Ulster County Food Fight is an annual food collection contest held in cooperation with 12 libraries throughout Ulster County from Wednesday, September 1 to Saturday, October 16. The library that collects the highest number of food items during this period wins the Food Fight and receives a winners’ certificate. Help your library win the Food Fight with your donations of non-perishable (and non-expired) food items for local food pantries. The following libraries will are participating: Gardiner Library; Highland Public Library; Hurley Library; Kingston Library; Sarah Hull Hallock Free Library in Milton; Morton Memorial Library in Pine Hill; Olive Free Library; Phoenicia Library; Plattekill Library; Rosendale Library; Stone Ridge Library; and West Hurley Public Library. Contact your local library to find out what local food pantry they are supporting and all the details of how you can donate food items.

1:00 pm-4:00 pm Indoor – Pickleball Returns Only groups of 6 players will be allowed in the gym. Must RSVP to reserve your spot by calling 561-6602. Pickleball schedule is Monday: 1 - 4 pm & 6 -9 pm; Tuesday & Thursday, 9 am - 12 pm, 1 - 4 pm & 6 -9 pm. Sundays 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. Temple Beth Jacob, Newburgh.

3:00 pm-6:30 pm Poughkeepsie’s Waterfront Market The market offers a wide range of farm-fresh greens and vegetables, fruit, herbs, apples, cider, baked goods, eggs, poultry, vegetable plant starts, prepared food and more. Returning vendors include: Maynard Farms (fruits and vegetables), Lasher Meadows (eggs and poultry), J & J Farms (vegetables), the Educated Chef (sourdough breads), Queen City Cakes (bundt cakes and cookies), Dutchess Outreach’s Mobile Market (fruits and vegetables), Spice Beast (protein-enhanced spice blends) and Chef Stef (prepared food). Held in the Pavilion every Monday 3- 6:30pm through October 25th. Mid-Hudson Children’s Museum, Poughkeepsie.

4:00 pm-5:00 pm Tai Chi (in person weather-permitting) Vince Sauter will teach you how to lower stress and keep calm with Tai Chi. Clinton Community Library, Rhinebeck.

5:30 pm-7:00 pm Writers Night with Liliana Franco A six-week workshop where we will explore in depth, six different elements of fiction writing. Stepping Stone, Rosendale.

6:00 pm-7:00 pm Virtual Martial Arts Classes (Monday thru Friday) At home, virtual training! Zoom Online Video.

6:00 pm-9:00 pm Indoor – Pickleball Returns Only groups of 6 players will be allowed in the gym. Must RSVP to reserve your spot by calling 561-6602. Pickleball schedule is Monday: 1 - 4 pm & 6 -9 pm; Tuesday & Thursday, 9 am - 12 pm, 1 - 4 pm & 6 -9 pm. Sundays 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. Temple Beth Jacob, Newburgh.

7:00 pm-10:00 pm Copake Grange Open Mic Open mic for musicians, songwriters, poets, comics, etc. Free! Meets on the first Monday of each month. Copake Grange, Copake.

7:00 pm Bedtime Stories with a Librarian – via Facebook Christina Davis, library staff member and Woodland Playhouse Principal, will read a story in the evening on Sundays and Mondays. On Tuesdays she will be telling oral stories and original stories. Tune in on FB Live – Go to the Phoenicia Library FB page and wait for the story to start. Please let us know if you have any questions – just use FB messenger. All are welcome! To view this live, visit the Phoenicia Library FaceBook page - facebook.com/pg/phoenicia.library/events/ Phoenicia Library, Phoenicia.

7:00 pm-9:00 pm Learn How to Read the Tarot Live, online Tarot course series (101-401) in our state of the art online classroom. Visit our site to see everything you get! The Magickal Path, live online series.

8:00 pm-8:30 pm Daily Community Evening Meditation Experience this restful, free guided meditation to wind down your evening Sundays-Thursdays. Zoom link below. Password required: 100186.

Jewish Film Festival 2021 The Jacob Burns Film Center’s 20th annual Jewish Film Festival (Sept. 30–Oct. 14) features 24 fantastic films from around the world. Jacob Burns Film Center, Pleasantville.

Call For Art – Tiny Terrors 6: Halloween Mini-Works Art Show Call for Art and exhibition of spooky and seasonal mini artworks presented by Rhinebeck Artist Shop- New Paltz. The show invites all creatives to submit 6” x 6” pieces inspired by the enchanting season upon us. Creepy, Crawly, Autumn, Chilly, Transformation! All interpretations of the theme are welcome! Submitted works will culminate in the Tiny Terrors exhibition displayed at the Rhinebeck Artist Shop- New Paltz location starting mid October and running to the end of November. Previous "Tiny Terrors" shows have included over 50 works of art! All media welcome! Deadline to submit is October 5th. All pieces will be for sale with 100% of the profits going to the artist. Submissions for "Tiny Terrors" may be dropped off at the New Paltz location, any day, Mon- Saturday between the hours of 9:30am- 6pm and on Sundays between 11am-4:30pm. Info: 845-255-5533; rasnewpaltz@gmail.com. Rhinebeck Artist’s Shop-New Paltz.

8:00 am Daily Community Meditation Therese Bimka continues to offer free, daily community meditations. The sangha which has been meeting daily since March 10th - remains strong with about 50 folks gathering daily. It is a 20 minute commitment that typically includes an inspirational component along with community meditation. Guest facilitators join Therese in this effort on Thursdays and the weekend. Join once or join daily! Zoom link below. Password required: 397057.

9:00 am-12:00 pm Indoor – Pickleball Returns Only groups of 6 players will be allowed in the gym. Must RSVP to reserve your spot by calling 561-6602. Pickleball schedule is Monday: 1 - 4 pm & 6 -9 pm; Tuesday & Thursday, 9 am - 12 pm, 1 - 4 pm & 6 -9 pm. Sundays 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. Temple Beth Jacob, Newburgh.

9:00 am-11:00 am People’s Place Farm Stand Offering fresh produce, much of which is donated by local Hudson Valley farms. Any Ulster County resident with financial challenges can utilize the seasonal program, which runs every Tuesday from 9 to 11 a.m. through the end of October. No identification is required for this program. Produce will be prepacked. The program is in partnership with the Food Bank of the Hudson Valley and is made possible by the Community Foundation of the Hudson Valley through a grant from the NOVO Foundation. Info: www.peoplesplaceuc. org orwww.facebook.com/ PeoplesPlaceKingston. People’s Place, Kingston.

9:00 am-4:00 pm Sixth Biennial Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition: “Not Just One Thing” The exhibit showcases Wilderstein’s remarkable landscape and history through site-responsive installations. The featured artists experiment not only with unexpected materials but also unusual scale and unfamiliar viewing modes to refocus our attention on the location, history, and ecology of Wilderstein. Free and open to the public daily through October 31. Wilderstein Historic Site, Rhinebeck.

9:00 am-1:00 pm Food Pantry at Trinity Lutheran Church, Open Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 9am-1pm. The pantry is closed on Mondays and Fridays. Trinity Lutheran Church, 72 Spring St., Kingston

9:00 am-6:00 pm Volunteers Needed: Saugerties Food Pantry (Thursdays 9:45am-12pm) Volunteers are needed to work every Thursday from 9:45 am to 12:00 pm. Giving out food, bagging and stocking shelves. Must be able to lift 35 pounds. Will train Tuesday nights 6:30 to 8:00 pm Call Marilyn 845-246-6885.

9:00 am-10:00 am Joyful Yoga With instructor Mary Cohen. Beginner & advanced yogis are welcome! Mountain Top Library, Tannersville.

10:00 am Reiki Circle & Sound Healing Meets the 1st & 3rd Tuesday of each month. Free,donations appreciated. Info: reikyogachant.com; 203-246-5711. Reiki Yoga Chant Healing Arts Center, Stone Ridge.

10:00 am-12:00 pm Knitting for Charity Group meets on the first Tuesday of every month at 10am. The group is open to knitters and crocheters of all abilities. Olive Free Library, West Shokan.

10:00 am Hudson Valley Mall Walk Wear a mask! Every Tuesday at 10am.

10:00 am-5:00 pm Second Annual Ulster County Food Fight The Ulster County Food Fight is an annual food collection contest held in cooperation with 12 libraries throughout Ulster County from Wednesday, September 1 to Saturday, October 16. The library that collects the highest number of food items during this period wins the Food Fight and receives a winners’ certificate. Help your library win the Food Fight with your donations of non-perishable (and non-expired) food items for local food pantries. The following libraries will are participating: Gardiner Library; Highland Public Library; Hurley Library; Kingston Library; Sarah Hull Hallock Free Library in Milton; Morton Memorial Library in Pine Hill; Olive Free Library; Phoenicia Library; Plattekill Library; Rosendale Library; Stone Ridge Library; and West Hurley Public Library. Contact your local library to find out what local food pantry they are supporting and all the details of how you can donate food items.

10:00 am-10:30 am Outdoor Story Times at Gardiner Library Ages 2-5. Come hear stories, sing songs and rhymes, take home craft kits and more. No registration required. Blankets welcome. The library is located at 133 Farmer’s Turnpike. For more information, call 255-1255 or visit gardinerlibrary.org. Gardiner Library, Gardiner.

10:30 am Storytimes with Miss Stephanie – via Zoom Tuesdays at 10:30am. Log in or call for the Zoom info. Saugerties Public Library, Saugerties.

11:30 am-12:30 pm Hula Hoop Cardio Dance Party Join the fun. Tuesdays 11am-12pm. Call 914-523-8400 or email swixon@pinehillcommunitycenter.org for more information. Pine Hill Community Center, Pine Hill.

2:00 pm-3:30 pm CREATE Grants Q&A Session This is a Q&A session for the Community Arts Grants Program at CREATE Council on the Arts. CREATE Council on the Arts, Catskill.

2:00 pm-3:00 pm Mah Jongg Players of all levels are invited to play Mah Jongg right here in the library! Clinton Community Library, Rhinebeck.

3:00 pm-5:00 pm Virtual Knitting & Crocheting with Tea & Cookies Every other Tuesday from 3 pm – 5 pm For the Zoom info - log into: woodstock.org/ Woodstock Public Library, Woodstock.

3:00 pm-5:30 pm Virtual Advanced Beginner Spanish Two classes: 3:15–4:10pm followed by 4:15–5:10pm. Hosted by the Pine Hill Community Center. Register by emailing swixon@pinehillcommunitycenter.org

7:00 pm Ashokan-Pepacton Watershed Chapter of Trout Unlimited #559 Board Meeting The chapter’s board of directors meet the first Tuesday of every month, and members are welcome to attend but should notify our secretary beforehand. Info: 845-657-8500. Boiceville Inn, Boiceville.

7:00 pm Poughkeepsie’s Longest Running Jazz Jam The Poughkeepsie Jazz Project (PKJP) was created in 2012 with the goal of maintaining live jazz culture and community in Poughkeepsie. Since its inception, The PKJP has presented a weekly jazz jam session accessible to all musicians and fans of live music. Over the past seven years, the jam has been honored to host hundreds of musicians from the Tri-state area. This jazz jam session is every Tuesday from 7-10pm. All musicians bring your own instruments. Mahoney’s, Poughkeepsie.

7:00 pm-8:00 pm Tuesday Night Group Meditation Weekly group meditation in community helps deepen your practice. Free and open to all; beginners welcome. Dharmakaya Center for Wellbeing, Cragsmoor.

8:00 pm-8:30 pm Daily Community Evening Meditation Experience this restful, free guided meditation to wind down your evening Sundays-Thursdays. Zoom link below. Password required: 100186.