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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.

Woodstock Art Exchange – Larger Than Life (Friday 6/21 – Monday 6/24)

Portraits by Bennett Harris Horowitz will display through the month of July. Hand-blown glass and gifts. Open Friday through Sunday 11am–6pm; Mondays 10am–4pm. Refreshments served. Info: 914-806-3573. Woodstock Art Exchange, 1396 State Route 28, West Hurley, NY. Free. For more info, call 914-806-3573.

Antique Fair and Flea Market (8/3 & 8/4)

Old-Fashioned Antique Show featuring 200+ dealers, free parking and food. $4/admission,65+ $3, 16 & under/ free). Info: 518-331-5004. Washington County Fairgrounds, Rt 29, Greenwich.

Jewish Story Slam-Call for Submissions

Woodstock Jewish Congregation holds Jewish Story Slam 8/18. Submission deadline is 6/25. Contact Stacy Brooks 845-246-0307; info@wjcshul.org. Held at 1682 Glasco Turnpike, Woodstock.

Movies Under the Walkway (starting 6/29, 7-10pm)

Pre-show before each screening! Bring blankets and chairs. Free parking at the Mid-Hudson Children’s Museum & & Metro North. Free family friendly movie under the Walkway at Upper Landing Park, 83 N Water St, Poughkeepsie. Info: mhrfoundation@aol.com.

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.

Rhinebeck Theatre Society’s Audition Notice: The Fantasticks (6/29, 1-4pm)

RTS invites performers of all ethnicities (ages 18+) to audition for this classic musical. Cast breakdown available online. Call backs 6/30 at 7pm & 7/1 at 7pm. The CENTER for Performing Art at Rhinebeck, 661 Route 308, Rhinebeck. Info: 845-214-7932; TinaReillyYoga@gmail.com; Dorothyluongo@gmail.com; centerforperformingarts.org/audition/item/audition-fantasticks.

Woodstock Sanctuary’s June Jamboree (6/22, 10:30am-4pm)

Spend the day and meet 380 rescued cows, pigs, goats, turkeys and more. Enjoy award-winning veggie food trucks and booths, guest speakers, and vegan-and animal-themed tattoos done on-site. Plus, a bouncy castle and water slide for kids. Woodstock Sanctuary welcomes Zero to Go, a local education-based waste management company. Rain or shine. Suggested donation: $10/adults, $5/4-12 yrs old, 65 & up & Vets and Active Service; $25/car pool, free/3 & under. Proceeds will benefit animal rescues, shelter and outreach work for farmed animals at the Sanctuary. Info: 845-247-5700.

Create! Summer Art Camp for 5-8th graders (7/1, 9:30am-3:30pm)

Summer Arts Camp, for 4th to 8th graders with Katalin Pazmandi! 4 different art sessions Create Puppets, Instruments, Drawings, Music! Monday through Thursday or Friday sessions – Art in The Woods. Every week in the month of July. $225 per session. Info: 845-687-3312; fufaeg@gmail.com; Createsummer.weebly.com.

Women Who Whiskey – Hudson Valley Chapter presents Barley, Beer, Barrels and Bites: the Making of Westward Whiskey (6/22, 2-4pm)

Join Women Who Whiskey to learn how this exceptional American single malt is made, preview a new release, and enjoy cocktails and canapes.

Multicultural Music & Dance Festival (6/23, 4pm)

Presented by Linda Diamond & Co. Premiere: HYMN to the Earth by Linda Diamond featuring Native American & Modern Dance. Works by Anna Sokolow and Linda Diamond. Performance includes Donna Coane – Spirit of Thunderheat featuring Native American Music and Dance. Tix $16/gen adm, $8;12 & under – includes reception. Woodstock Diamond Sokolow Dance Theatre, 1766 Glasco Turnpike, Woodstock. Info: 845-679-7757.

SST Shandaken Studio Tour (7/27 & 7/28, 10am-5pm)

Engulf yourself in a baker’s dozen of deep-woods Artist lairs. Green immersion and reward for those who Art Trek. New gallery spaces in “P Town” and a major drive-by Art Park in Mount Tremper. Pull over and get face to face with big art along the railroad tracks on 28 at Rail Explorers tiny railroad station between Emerson and Phoenicia Diner. Grab a Whole Arts Catalog for the inside scoop. Opening party at Phoenicia Arts & Antiques at 41 Main St in Phoenicia on Friday 7/26 6-10pm. Sunday will offer a Skinflower party on the boardwalk all afternoon, party will include live bands. Info: 845-688-2977; dave@shandakenart.com; dave@esopuscreek.com.

Opening Reception: 50 Years of Landscapes & People (6/22, 4-7pm)

By Ralph Moseley. Exhibit will display through 7/29. A percentage of sales will be donated to WAAM, Byrdcliffe & Land Conservancy. Lockwood Art Gallery, 747 Rt 28, Kingston.

Save the Date: 15th Annual Woodstock Volunteer’s – Day of Gratitude (8/17, 2pm)

All volunteers both current and retired are treated to lunch, a concert & children’s activities. Fireworks will follow the festivities at dusk. This is an opportunity for the community to show their support and celebrate with all of the Woodstock volunteers!

Extraordinary Native Trees & Shrubs (6/23, 10:30am -12:30pm)

Join horticulturists, garden designers, and artists Allyson Levy and Scott Serrano for a tour of outstanding native trees and shrubs. $40. Hortus Conclusus, 76 Mill Rd, Stone Ridge. Info:888-842-2442;gardenconservancy.org/; opendays@gardenconservancy.org.

Fan Your Talents – Fan Painting (1st Wednesday of each month, 5-6pm)

Finding your way-the Tao of creativity through fan painting with Jing Shuai. The classes incorporate elements of Taoist philosophy which is seeking simplicity through the laws of nature as a way to help participants channel their inner creativity. Workshop takes place the 1st Wednesday from 5-6pm each month! Roost Studios & Art Gallery, 69 Main St, New Paltz. Find more details at the project page: FanYourTalents.com.

Strength & Serenity

The utilization of internal martial arts including Tai Chi. Build Strength and confidence to improve your health and wellness. Led by Jing Shuai, a 16th generation protégé to the ancient Chinese Wu Dang San Feng martial arts lineage, and a Tai Chi instructor who is certified by the Mainland China Martial Arts Association. Born in Szechuan, China, she was deeply influenced by the Chinese traditional fine arts. Meets on Wednesdays, 2-3pm. $15 per class. Info: taotaichistudio.com.

Colonists, Warriors, and Witches (6/29, 7:30pm)

A multi-media presentation of the early history of music in Woodstock. Katie Jeannotte of the “Bows and Chords” music studio in Shokan will direct a musical ensemble of adults and children, and the Gnomon Shadow Theater, under the direction of the Rowan family from Saugerties, will tell a story with shadow puppets. Visuals and special effects will enhance the experience. Come sing along! $5 donation benefits the Historical Society of Woodstock. Info:historicalsocietyofwoodstock.org/. The performance celebrates the opening of HSW’s summer exhibit, Woodstock Music: In Tune with the Times, 1600’s- Present, 6/29-9/1, Saturdays and Sundays 1-5pm. Held at the Eames House, 20 Comeau Dr, Woodstock.

Hudson Valley Community Power

Public Q&A and Open House to learn how this Community Choice Aggregation and Community solar program is becoming a reality in the Hudson Valley now. Light refreshments will be served. Two meetings: 6/24 at 10am at New Paltz Village Hall at 25 Plattekill Ave in New Paltz; and 6/27 at 7pm at New Paltz Community Center at 3 Veterans Drive in New Paltz. Information: 845-859-9099; hudsonvalleycommunity power.com; info@hudsonvalleycommunitypower.com. Events hosted by program partners: Joule and Hudson Valley Energy.