First Saturday Arts in Kingston

Gallery receptions offer a glimpse of what Kingston has to offer. Events throughout the year include live music, open studio tours, theatrical performances, historical reenactments, arts and culture activities. Various Kingston locations. Info: 845-338-0331;
artsalongthehudson.com/kingston.

Ukulele Lesson & Jam

Meets the first Saturday of the month for a uke lesson and jam, from beginners to more advanced players. Ukes available to borrow.

Star Nations Sacred Circle

A not for skeptics discussion group concerning all things paranormal. Dedicated to acknowledging the extraterrestrial presence on earth. Bring a drink, snack to share & a comfortable lawn chair to sit under the stars afterwards for a UFO watch. Meets monthly on the 1st Friday of each month, 7pm. Info: 845-331-2662 or Symbolic-Studies.org. $5 suggested donation.

Happy Testing Hour

Free HIV & STI testing. Meets on the 1st Thursday of each month from 5-7:30pm. Info: 845-704-7322; 845-331-5300;jdebella@hudsonvalleycs.org; LGBTQCenter.org.

The Poughkeepsie Newyorkers Barbershop Chorus

An all male a cappella group, that sings in the uniquely American “Barbershop Style” of close four-part harmony. Guests are always welcome. Sight-reading not required. Meets every Wednesday at 7:30pm.

Trivia Savants Wanted – Trivia Quiz Nite

The place to show off all that trivia knowledge you’ve accumulated over the years! Every Wednesday night from 7:30 to 9:30pm. Teams of up to 6 people at a fee of $10 per table compete for gift certificates. There’s food, drinks and brews on tap. For more information, visit juanmurphys.com or call 347-668-7652.

Introduction to Tibetan Buddhism Class

Free 90-minute program includes 30 min of Quiet Sitting Meditation followed by 1 of 8 lectures on the history, practices & principles of the Karma Kagyu tradition of Tibetan Buddhism. 845-679-5906 for more info.