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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,

Three Rites/Happiness (10/20, 8pm)

Delirious Dances/Edisa Weeks creates performance rituals
(rites) about life, liberty, and happiness in Three Rites. and Happiness. Mount Tremper Arts, 647 South Plank Rd, Mount Tremper. Info: 845-688-9893.

Woodstock Art Exchange (Fri – Sun, 11am-6pm)

Hot glass, cool gifts and contemporary crafts. Live glassblowing in the Pablo Glass studio Friday through Monday, 1-4 pm. Free admission. Woodstock Art Exchange, 1396 Route 28, West Hurley. Gallery hours Fri-Sun, 11am – 6pm. For more info, call 914-806-3573.


Register Now: 10th Annual Benefit Scrabble Blitz Tournament (10/11, 6:30-9:30pm)

Registration is now open for the Love INC Benefit SCRABBLE® Blitz Tournamentat the Casperkill location of Faith Assembly of God in Poughkeepsie. Players have the option of ‘competitive’ or ‘just for fun’ play. All levels of players are welcome. Please make sure your registration is received by October 9. Registration for the event is $30 per person or $60 per team. Hors d’oeuvres, beverages, dessert and one free raffle ticket are included for the entry fee. Complete rules and entry forms are available online. Raffle prizes, silent auction and a vacation package to Vermont’s popular Trapp Family Lodge will also be offered. Proceeds from the event will fight poverty through the work of the local non-profit organization, Mid-Hudson Love In the Name of Christ. Info:;

4th Annual Living History Cemetery Tour (Saturdays in October, 7pm)

Theatre on the Road and The Old Dutch Church Kingston, New York bring characters to life who contributed to Kingston’s wars, industry, art and growth. Event held on Saturdays in October at 7 pm guests will move through the Church’s cemetery where they’ll meet six ghosts in authentic costumes, played by members of Theatre on the Road. Each historical figure will talk about their role in the community. Guests meet at the Wall Street door and tours are one hour.
Tours begin in 1659 and end in 1910. Guest will meet Jacob Adriansen, a young man who fought in the EsopusIndian War when Kingston was Wiltwyck, Jacob will lead guests to John Vanderlyn, a Kingston born, internationally known artist. Next on the tour will be General George Sharp, Kingston native and Civil War hero. Returning from the hereafter to preside over her actual paintings will be Julia Dillion, Kingston artist and industrialist. Also making appearances will be philanthropist and donor of the park that bears her name Mary Forsyth, and Roswell Randal Hoes, an Old Dutch Churh 19th century clergyman and historian. $15, $10/students. $1/12 & under. Purchase tickets by visiting Information and private tours: 845-475-7973. Event takes place at The Old Dutch Church, Wall St, Kingston.

Woodstock Film Festival (10/10-10/14)

Films, panels, parties and the Maverick Awards Ceremony.
Festival Pass includes: Priority seating for screenings and panels; Access to hospitality suite; Access to Parties; Access to Kick-off Event; Ticket to Award Ceremony;2018 Woodstock Film Festival t-shirt & cap; 2018 Woodstock Film Festival poster by artist, John Cuneo. Full Festival Pass/$750. Events take place in and around Woodstock, Kingston, Rosendale, Rhinebeck & Saugerties. Info:; 845-679-4265. See page 5 of the Almanac for full details & event location.

Gallery Lev Shalem Call for Entries for The 2018 Small Works Show (Intake – 10/22, 11am-3pm)

A non-juried exhibit of Two-Dimensional Artwork. Gallery Lev Shalem invites artists to submit up to two wired and ready-to-hang original artworks in any medium, sized up to 18″, and priced under $300. Work must be acceptable for viewing in a family setting. All artwork meeting criteria will be accepted. There will be a $5 submission processing fee per image entered. A 25% donation to the WJC will be made by the artist for each sale. Exhibit will display 10/258/18-1/7/19. Opening reception: 10/28, 12-2pm. Woodstock Jewish Congregation, 1682 Glasco Turnpike, Woodstock. Info:;; 845-679-4937;

Farm To Bowl, Farm To Table Lunch & Fundraiser (10/27, 12:30-3:30pm)

This pup-centric lunch features a flavorful Autumn-inspired menu by Chef Christine Atkinson of Graze Farm To Table, benefiting the Animals for Adoption shelter. Attendees will be rewarded with a lunch including lunch for their pup with products locally sourced and hand-crafted. Stone Ridge Wine & Spirits will provide a variety of wines to complement the cuisine and tantalize the palate. Hudson Valley’s Bruce Sconzo will perform live music ranging from “Hank to Frank” with blues and jazz in between. The afternoon will start with a dog agility demonstration, and pet parents can sign up for a 10-min trial. *This is a dog-friendly event where well-behaved dogs on leash are encouraged to attend. $75. A portion of the proceeds will go to Animals For Adoption shelter. Info: Animals for Adoption, 4628 U.S. 209, Accord.