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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,

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;;

Call for Entries – Fall for Art Artist

The Jewish Federation of Ulster County’s Fall for Art Committee is pleased to announce the Call for Entries for their 23rd annual fundraising juried art show, sale and cocktail reception, which is scheduled for Thursday, 11/7, 5-8pm at The Chateau, 240 Boulevard, Route 32, in Kingston. Applications and guidelines for Hudson Valley based artists are NOW available on-line at 845-338-8131;; Sponsorships also still available! Deadline for artist submission is April 30. Accepted artists will be notified by June 30th.

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.

Save the Date: 12th Annual Art Studio Views (8/31-9/1, 11am-5pm)

Celebrating community artists with 33 Open Studio Tours! A Free, Self-Guided Tour in Northern Dutchess & Southern Columbia counties. Travel at your own pace through the countryside and discover the talent hidden in the region. Look for the bright, yellow signs which will guide you to each studio.

AAUW Bus Trip to Cooperstown (8/20)

The American Association of University Women (AAUW) is planning a trip from Kingston to Cooperstown. The first stop will be the Fenimore Museum to view two special exhibits. In the afternoon attend a performance of Show Boat at the Glimmerglass Opera House.
This chartered bus trip is open to everyone, tix $150. For more information contact Lynn Gore at 845-687-9210 or

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!

In It’s 30th Season! Bard Sumerscape Festival

The 16th annual Bard SummerScape festival features seven weeks of world-class opera, theater, dance, cabaret, film, and music, including the 30th annual Bard Music Festival, Korngold and His World. Bard Music Festival weekends include orchestral concerts, chamber and choral music performances, panel discussions, special events, and opera in concert through 8/18.
See website for complete schedule at
or call 845-758-7900. Bard College, The Richard B. Fisher Center, 60 Manor Ave, Annandale-on-Hudson.

Woodstock Art Exchange presents Peace, Love and A Big Splash of Color (Friday – Sunday, 11am – 6pm & Monday 10am-4pm)

Paintings by Justin Love. Art, glass and gift gallery open Friday through Sunday 11am–6pm; & Mondays 10am–4pm. Info: 914-806-3573. Woodstock Art Exchange, Route 28, West Hurley.

Rock n’ Roll Walking Tours of Woodstock

2 hour tour plus limited edition poster. Saturday tours 4pm, Sunday tours 1pm. Meet at Rock Junket at 54 Tinker St in Woodstock. Book online at

Industrial Spirits – Fundraiser to help Support the Wogan Family (Tuesdays – Saturdays, 8am-5pm)

Artist, Robert Wogan presents Industrial Spirits, A Photographic Retrospective of Things Forgotten. The show is a 20-year photographic chronicle of Wogan’s light installations, which have illuminated abandoned industrial structures and discarded modes of transportation in Europe, Asia and across the United States. Wogan’s installations shed light on the precariousness of the environment that surrounds us everyday and question how something of such purpose could be left for entropic demise. Industrial Spirits will range in scale from 6 to 8 foot photographs to smaller print replications. Exhibited in Hurley Motor Sports 2779 Route 209, through September, Tuesdays through Saturdays from 8am to 5pm. The show is free and open to the public. Help is needed at this time for the Wogan family – as they navigate Robert (the dad and the artist’s) bout with stage 4 cancer.

Columbia County’s Got PLENTY of Talent

Columbia County’s Got Talent is a Fair competition sponsored by the Kneller Agency. It takes place beginning at noon on Wednesday, August 28th. Contestants will be advised of their time slot. Then, the top 6 Division finalists will compete again in the Talent Contest Finals at 7:00PM on Wednesday evening. Those wishing to compete this year, must fill out entry forms and either mail them or deliver them in person to the Fair office next to the North Gate Stage on Route 66 in Chatham by August 20th. There is no entry fee.

Mina Nishimura and Kota Yamazaki (8/24, 8pm)

The Otherself (1st Sketch). Co-presented with New York Live Arts. Info: 845-688-9893 or
Tickets $15 / Workshop Performance. Mount Tremper Arts, 647 South Plank Rd, Mount Tremper

Art at Vineyard Commons (8/24, 2-6pm & 8/25, 12-5pm)

Featuring works by three internationally recognized Mid-Hudson Valley artists: Eitan Iankowitz, Phillip Rudolph III and Wilfredo Morel. Info: