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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.

Pure Yang Qi Gong (Wednesdays, 6:30-7:30pm)

Ancient meditative movements that align breath, body and intention. Gentle practice for all to build strength, flexibility and coordination. The Hot Spot, Plaza Rd, Kingston. $20 (pay what you can). Info: gibbonscharlotte@yahoo.com.

Our World Remade: World War I – Humanities New York (Mondays, through 5/7, from 6:30-8pm)

Hosted by the Woodstock Library, and The Friends of the Woodstock Library. Free and open-to-the-public reading and discussion group, led by author and Woodstock resident Sheila Isenberg, the group will meet Mondays, through May 7th, from 6:30-8pm at Woodstock Library, 5 Library Lane in Woodstock. There is no class Monday, March 19. Registration is required. Books for the course are free and may be picked up at the library. Register by contacting staff at the Woodstock Library. Info: info@woodstock.org; www.woodstock.org; 845-679-2213.

Butterfly Sips Golden Nectar

Tai Chi Chuan at Fighting Spirit Karate in Gardiner
Yang Style (short form). Tai Chi Chuan is strength through softness: building stronger bones, resilient muscles and a dynamic energy body.
It fills your reservoirs of chi. Instructor: Roy Capellaro, PT. 40+ years of Tai Chi experience, synthesizing knowledge
of anatomy, physiology and the physics of gravity on the body. This short form of Tai Chi takes just 10 minutes to do as part of a daily routine. Three introductory lessons begin 3/20, then instruction continues for 9 additional sessions to complete the first one-third of Yang form. Tuesdays 9:45-11:00 am. Fighting Spirit Karate is on 19 Osprey Lane, Gardiner. Register: roycapellaro@gmail.com or call 845- 518-1070; 12 sessions/$240.

Spring Family Day ( 5/12, 10am-3pm)

Karma Triyana Dharmachakra, 335 Meads Mountain Road, Woodstock, NY 12498. Learn about healthy living from Lama Losang (David Bole). Activities will include: Chi Gong; Tara Dance; Sound Meditation; Gardening; A Nature Walk (Wildcrafting Medicinal Herbs); And More! Please call or write to register so that we know how many guests to plan for. (845-679-5906 x1012 or jan@kagyu.org) All activities are free! Vegetarian Lunch from the Monastery Kitchen $10 or bring your own. Overnight accommodations available at KTD’s usual rates.

Trungram Gyalwa Rinpoche (5/5, 1-3:30pm)

A prominent incarnate lama in Tibetan Buddhism addresses the essence of Karma—what it is, how we create it, and why it matters. Contact to reserve or ask question: retreats@dharmakayacenter.org
845-203-1275. Open to all; $55 a ticket, including teaching, guided meditation and light yoga. Participants are encouraged to remain on personal retreat at a 50% discount.dharmakayacenter.org/.

Canine Massage Therapy and Essential Oil Class (Sunday 5/6 – 2-4pm)

Learn about canine massage therapy and essential oil use for your special companion in this interactive workshop taught by Thurman Greco. In addition to canine massage therapy, Greco will help you discover how to successfully use essential oils, which oils are more effective for your dog, how to apply essential oils on a jittery/resistant dog, what oils you can safely use to control fleas and ticks. Her book, A Healer’s Handbook, will be for sale at this class. All funds received at this class will be donated to the Woodstock Dog Park for maintenance fees. Suggested donation for you and your companion animal/$15. Call 845-594-8716 to reserve a space. Bring a towel, small rug, or blanket for your pet to lay on. St. Gregory’s Church, Woodstock.

Antique Fair & Flea Market (5/5 -5/6 & 8/4-8/5)

Old-Fashioned Antique Show featuring 200+ dealers, free parking, & food. $10/early buyers – Friday before show. Info: 518-331-5004. $4/gen adm, $3/srs, free/16 7 under. Washington County Fairgrounds, Rt 29 Greenwich, NY.