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Low-Cost Spay/Neuter Stationary Clinic for Dogs

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

Oncology Support Programs offered at HealthAlliance Hospital

WMC Health offers emotional support, wellness and healing arts programs for people affected by cancer. Info: 845-339-2071; oncology.support@hahv.org; hahv.org/service/cancer-support-program.

Volunteer Drivers Needed To Transport Cancer Patients to Treatment

The American Cancer Society needs individuals who can volunteer one hour at least once a month to drive a cancer patient to a local cancer center in Westchester, Rockland, Putnam, Dutchess, Ulster, Sullivan and Orange County. Locally, the greatest need is for drivers who can pick up patients at their home and take them to treatment — even one time once a month would be tremendously helpful, according to Patrice Lestrange Mack, Communications Director for the American Cancer Society.
All drivers must have: A current, valid driver’s license, A good driving record, Access to a safe and reliable vehicle, Regular desktop, laptop, or tablet computer access, & Proof of car insurance. To learn more about volunteering for the Road To Recovery program, visit cancer.org/road.

Kitten Season – Fosters Needed

Reach out via Facebook or call 845-778-5115, everything needed will be provided to you as well as education & a 24/7 contact. Humane Society of Walden, 2489 Albany Post Rd, Walden.

Community Playback Theatre at Boughton Place (11/1, 3pm)

Audience stories brought to life onstage. Boughton Place, 150 Kisor Road, Highland. $10/suggested donation. Info: 845-883-0392. Upcoming performances: Fridays, 8pm: 11/1, 12/6; & Sunday, 3pm on 1/5/2020.

Woodstock Art Exchange presents Reclaimed Canvas(Friday – Sunday, 11am – 6pm & Monday 10am-4pm)

An exclusive and exciting exhibit by internationally renowned artist Ruby Silvious. Exhibit displays through December 2. Also, Fall pumpkin fest – fancy glass pumpkins in amazing colors. Free admission. Gallery and gift shop open Friday through Sunday 11am–6pm; & Mondays 10am–4pm. Info: 914-806-3573. Woodstock Art Exchange, 1396 Rt 28, West Hurley.

Sip & Dip Candle Making Workshop (10/19, 4-6pm)

Little Light of Mine @ Village Candle (open 11am-6pm Wednesdays – Sunday) Info: nplittlelightcandle.com; 845-800-1819. Village Candle, 8 South Chestnut St, New Paltz.

Jewish Renewal High Holy Days

Musical, meditative, and meaningful. Embodied, egalitarian, and ecological. Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur, and Sukkot Services and celebration. Info: kolhai.org; 845-477-5457; hello@kolhai.org.

Guardian Self Storage Annual Coat Drive – Drop Off – the entire month of October

Celebrating 25 years of Collecting Coats! It’s easy to make a real difference for someone in your community this winter. Donate winter coats (clean and in good condition) during the month of October. Any size clean coats are welcome, however, adult plus-sized and children’s coats are especially needed. Guardian Self Storage works with People’s Place in Ulster County, Dutchess Outreach in Dutchess County, and
Newburgh Ministry in Orange County each year to distribute coats to those in need in the Hudson Valley. Coats can be dropped off at any Guardian Self Storage location throughout Dutchess, Orange, and Ulster counties. Info: 845-246-6900; 845-471-6000;guardianselfstorage.com.

OSCAR-nominated, EMMY-winning filmmaker premieres new film at The Culinary Institute of America (10/16, 7pm)

Darren Weiss was born profoundly deaf. Through his determination, he realized his dream of becoming a chef. He graduated from The Culinary Institute of America in 1996. Now an award-winning chef, one of his gifts to the community is teaching deaf children to cook. The filmmaker, Dorothy Fadiman, will be present at the screening for discussion. The event will have an ASL Interpreter. A reception with refreshments follows the screening. Link to the trailer: vimeo.com/269999834. Info: 845-217-5038; https://tinyurl.com/y525q3sx8.

Jazz at Senate Garage (10/17, 7:30pm)

Featuring Steve Slagle Quartet! $25. Info: jazzstock.com. Senate Garage, 4 N Front St, Kingston.

Hudson Valley Vegfest (10/19 & 10/20)

A two day event featuring 60+ vendors and a dozen speakers and presentations on various aspects of the vegan lifestyle. Musicians and bands. Veterans receive half-price admission at the door. Admission includes all the presentations, films, and art offerings on the day’s schedule. BSP, 323 Wall St, Kingston. Info: instituteforanimalhappiness.com. $10/gen adm, free/11 & under.

Living History Tour

Theatre on the Road and the Old Dutch Church in Kingston will offer “living history” tours Saturdays in October in the cemetery of the church. Guests will move through the cemetery and stop at six gravestones to hear the stories of the leaders and inhabitants of Kingston in the colonial era. Each of the seven characters will discuss their role in Kingston during the burning of 1777 and how they aided the Revolution and the rebuilding of their village.Tours will take place on October 12th, 19th, and 26th at 7pm.Tickets are $15 per person, $10 for students, and $1 for children 12 and under. For ticket and reservation information: 845-475-7973.

Spa 21 presents Life After Stress (10/17, 6:30-7:30pm)

A fireside chat with Nigel C. Lester, MD. A casual discussion on how to manage the stress of modern life. Light refreshments will be served. Info: 845-481-5316;spa21kingston.com. Spa 21, 16 Lucas Ave, Kingston.

Cooking Workshop in Historic Woodstock Barn with Professional Chef

Oct 16 – Bountiful Weekday Meals!
Nov 13 – Poultry & Autumn Sides!
6pm start time; BYOB; For more information or to register: eastonbarn.com/workshops; 424-259-0823.

Indian Classical Slide Guitar & Flute Concert (10/20, 4-6pm)

BK Pal and Steve Gorn, accompanied by tabla prodigy, Aditya Phatak. Space is limited. Matagiri Sri Aurobindo Center, 1218 Wittenberg Rd, Mt. Tremper. $20/suggested donation. Info: info@matagiri.org; 845-679-5358;//tinyurl.com/yyv8kh2m.

1st Art Opening – Uptown Gallery at Fair John ArtSpace and Music Salon

Gloria Waslyn curates first art exhibit in the new Uptown Gallery at Fair John ArtSpace and Music Salon! Featuring work from artists James Martin, Kazuma Oshita, & Sean Bowen.
Show exhibits for several months. Gallery hours are Tues.-Sun. from 11am-6pm. FAIR JOHN ArtSpace and Music Salon, 288 Fair Street, Kingston. Info: 917-697-6916; gloriawaslyn@gmail.com;
jwcornbroom@gmail.com.

New Paltz Community Acupuncture will hold Community Bliss Out (10/20, 12-4pm)

A fundraiser for Sparrow’s Nest Charity. Local practitioners will be offering massage, Reiki, relaxation acupuncture, and One Light Healing Touch all for donations to the charity. Raffle with gift certificates and items from local businesses. Sparrow’s Nest makes and provides meals for the families of caregivers and children in our area who have been diagnosed with cancer. 21 South Chestnut St., New Paltz. Info: newpaltzacu.com.

Opening Reception: Reflection ( 11/1, 5-7pm)

A group exhibition Reflection curated by Josephine Bloodgood and featuring 13 Hudson Valley artists. Exhibit will display through 11/24. Sponsored by Stone Ridge Wine and Spirits. Wired Gallery
11 Mohonk Rd, High Falls. Gallery hours: Saturday and Sunday 11am – 4pm. Info: TheWiredGallery.com.