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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,

Woodstock Art Exchange – Little Creatures (Fri – Sun, 11am-6pm & Mon 10am-4pm)

Gift shop featuring hand blown glass and great contemporary crafts. Current special art exhibit, Little Creatures – works by Rob Wade and Margie Greve. Valentine’s Day weekend festivities. Free cookies and coffee, and a 10% discount on all red and pink art glass objects made by Pablo Glass. Open Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays 11am–6pm; Mondays 10am–4pm. Info: 914-806-3573. Woodstock Art Exchange, 1396 Rt 28, West Hurley.

Matagiri presents a Retrospective on the Paintings & Sketches of Mirra Alfassa (2/21, 2-3pm)

The Mother of the Sri Aurobindo Ashram including an exhibit book of reproductions of her art and offer some biographical background. Visitors are welcome to attend a noon meditation followed by a shared vegetarian lunch or come at 2pm for the slide presentation. Regular readings and meditations are held Sunday afternoons at 3pm. Call for further information and directions to 845-679-8322 or email Voluntary donation. Matagiri Sri Aurobindo Center,1218 Wittenberg Rd, Mount Tremper.

Teen Photo Contest at Elting Library

Teens in grades 8-12 may submit photos taken in or around New Paltz. Deadline March 29. Submission forms available the Elting Memorial library, 93 Main St, New Paltz. Info:;

Valentine PuppyGram at Ulster County SPCA

Surprise your sweetheart with a one-of-a-kind gift, a puppygram from the Ulster County SPCA. A loveable shelter dog will arrive with a backpack filled with candy, a card and a stuffed dog for your special someone. Deliveries will only be on Feb. 14 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Puppygrams cost $50 with all proceeds coming back to the Ulster County SPCA. There is limited availability, so please call 845-331-5377, ext. 210 to book your puppygram today.