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Calendar of events

submiteventThe Calendar of events is a listing of area events categorized by date. Click on the appropriate day you are looking for or just scroll away!

• Thursday, January 18
• Friday, January 19
• Saturday, January 20
• Sunday, January 21
• Monday, January 22
• Tuesday, January 23
• Wednesday, January 24

We also have ongoing activities at local musuems & historic locations and galleries. If you have a community event you will to submit, click here.

Thursday, January 18

For Kids
Storytime with Crafts. 10:30 a.m. Plattekill Public Library, Route 32, Modena. With Miss Barbara.

Preschool Storytime. 10:30 a.m. Plattekill Public Library, 2047 Route 32, Modena. Preschool story time with crafts. Ages 2 and up. 883-7286.

Fantastic Fours and Fives Story Time. 1:30 p.m. Gardiner Library, 133 Farmer’s Turnpike, Gardiner. 255-1255.

Instruction
Busy Stitchers Sewing Group for Seniors. 9-11 a.m. Town of Newburgh Recreation Center, 311 Route 32, Newburgh. Learn to sew or teach someone to sew. 564-7815.

Warrior Writers Workshop. 5-8 p.m. Safe Harbors of the Hudson Multipurpose Room, 111 Broadway, Newburgh. 672-5391.

Zumba Fitness. 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. Lobby at the Ritz, 111 Broadway, Newburgh. Dance yourself into shape with Maritza C., Zumba fitness and toning instructor! $5. 561-4061 ext. 266.

Organizations
Pine Bush Bridge Club. 10 a.m. Pine Bush Area Library.

Hudson Valley Glass, Pottery and Collectible Club. Walden Volunteer Ambulance Corps Building, Center and South Montgomery Streets, Walden. 692-4580.

Classical Music Lover’s Guild. 8 p.m. Judy and Howard Garrett’s home, 177 Union St., Montgomery. Discussions about and listening to classical music. 457-9867.

Events
Bridge Game. 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Powelton Club, Balmville Rd., Newburgh. Lunch served and beverage avail. Open, sanctioned game with points awarded. Proper dress required. $12. 561-7548, 541-0748 or 561-4151.

Duplicate Bridge Game for Seniors. 12:30 – 4 p.m. Town of Newburgh Recreation Center, 311 Route 32, Newburgh. Always looking for new players. 564-7815.

Live Music
Murali Coryell. 8 p.m. The Falcon, 1348 Route 9W, Marlboro. Murali Coryell is a triple threat contemporary blues artist who sings, writes and plays guitar with the best. As the son of guitar legend Larry Coryell, Murali grew up with Jimi Hendrix, Miles Davis, & Carlos Santana. 236-7970.

Friday, January 19

For Kids
Teen scene. 3:30 – 5 p.m. Plattekill Public Library, 2047 Route 32, Modena. 883-7286.

Video games and snacks for teens ages 12 and up. 4:30 pm. Plattekill Public Library, 2047 Route 32, Modena. 883-7286.

Instruction
Gentle Beginner’s Yoga. 12:30 – 1:45 p.m. Auerbach Chiropractic & Wellness Solutions. 3650 Route 9W, Highland. Gentle, yet comprehensive stretching & strengthening of the spine, hips and shoulders for better joint mobility. Emphasis on awareness of breath, movement and meditation to improve the quality of life by reducing pain, anxiety and stress. Pre-registration is required, 691-9100.

Swing Dance Lessons. 6 p.m. for beginners, 7 p.m. for advanced. Maximum Fitness at the Big Lots Plaza, North Plank Road, Town of Newburgh. 236-3939. got2lindy.com.

Organizations
Art Escape. 10a.m. – 2 p.m. Sarah Hull Hallock Free Library, 56 Main Street, Milton. 795-2200.

Knitting and Crocheting Club. 6-8 p.m. Marasco Center, behind the New Windsor Town Hall. Kathleen Braun, Master Knitter and Crocheter will instruct and offer assistance with your project.

Events
Bingo. 6:45 p.m. Middletown Elks Lodge. 48 Prospect St., Middletown. Doors open at 6 p.m. 343-1097.

Live Music
Friends, Neighbors, Music: Open Mic. 8-11 p.m. Howland Cultural Center, 477 Main St., Beacon. Acoustic, electric, blues, jazz, poetry, comedy, a capella. Coffee & cake. Free. 831-4988.

Unplugged Open Mic. 7:30-9:30 p.m. Unison Arts Center, 68 Mountain Rest Rd, New Paltz. Open to any musicians, poets, dancers, creators or spontaneous unscripted performers. $5. 255-1559.

Bobby Harden & The Soul Purpose Band. 8 p.m. The Falcon, 1348 Route 9W, Marlboro. 236-7970.

Theater
God of Carnage. 8 p.m. The Center for Performing Arts at Rhinebeck, 661 Route 308, Rhinebeck. Yasmina Reza’s biting serio-comedy about two sets of parents (one of whose child has hurt the other at a public park) who meet to discuss the matter in a civilized manner. As their meeting progresses, the parents become children themselves and the evening devolves into chaos. $23. 876-3080.

Saturday, January 20

For Kids
MLK Peace & Love Basketball Tournament and Community Day. 9:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. Family Partnership Center Gymnasium and Cafeteria. 29 North Hamilton St., Poughkeepsie. During this event, children and families will be able to enjoy basketball and music by a DJ, participate in the Child ID Safety Program, eat pizza and ice cream, and have access to multiple community resource tables. familyservicesny.org.

Meet the Animals. 1 p.m. & 2:30 p.m. Wildlife Education Center at Hudson Highlands Nature Museum, Cornwall-on-Hudson. Join museum staff to meet the animal of the week, then visit all the animals. 534-5506, ext. 204.

Instruction
Tai Chi with Martha Cheo. 8:45-9:45 a.m. Unison Arts Center, 68 Mountain Rest Road, New Paltz. Students learn how to combine proper body alignment with breathing, relaxation, and concentration in a way that increases the flow of vital energy, or Qi, inside the body. $10 members. $12 non-members. 255-1559.

Taichi and Wushu Kung-Fu Classes. 10 a.m. St Thomas Episcopal Church, 37-47 Old Route 9W, New Windsor. jaysaguafit@aol.com. 249-9230.

Organizations
Relatives as Parents Programs Chat. 9:15-10:45 a.m. Newburgh Armory Unity Center, S. Williams Street, Newburgh. Please register children for free activities at the armory. newburgharmory.org. 344-1234.

Orange County Origami Club. 9:30 a.m., Thomas Bull Memorial Boathouse, Rt. 416, Montgomery. Info: 361-1903, 496-7705.

Hudson Valley Tole and Decorative Painters. 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Munger Cottage, Cornwall. New artists welcome to observe and participate in meetings, which promotes the advancement of decorative painting. 429-7562.

Walden Chess Club. 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Josephine-Louise Public Library, second floor, Municipal Square, Walden. Everyone is invited to participate in non-ranked, non-competitive games. Free. 778-7621.

Anime Orange. 1 – 4 p.m. Newburgh Free Library, 124 Grand St., Newburgh. Monthly meeting of local group interested in the Japanese art of animation. Open to adults and teens age 16 and older. 563-3609 or 563-3638.

Plattekill Historical Preservation Society. 1 p.m. 127 Church St., Plattekill. Speaker: John Cogswell, jeweler, silversmith, author/illustrator. Free admission.

Outdoor Activities
Cross-Country Ski to Lake Awosting. 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Meet at the Wildmere Parking Area, Minnewaska. Join Nick Martin, Park Educator, for an approximately seven-mile cross-country ski to Lake Awosting. Starting from Lake Minnewaska, we will travel for three miles on Upper Awosting Carriage Road to reach the north end of Lake Awosting. On the way, we will pass through winter woods, the old apple orchard from the Minnewaska resort era and see an interesting rock formation called Litchfield Ledge, often decorated with icicles. Once we arrive at our destination, we will take in the long view of Lake Awosting and then return to Lake Minnewaska by the same route. Participants must have prior cross-country ski experience and bring their own equipment. They should also bring weather appropriate clothing, and adequate food and water for the duration of the outing. The fee for skiing on the groomed trails at Minnewaska is $10 per adult, $9 per senior and $7 per junior. If there is insufficient snow cover for skiing, this outing will be offered as a hike. Pre- registration: 255-0752.

Drop-In Snowshoe Lessons at Sam’s Point Preserve. 11 a.m. Weather permitting. They are designed for beginners who are interested in trying snowshoeing as a winter activity. Lesson may last up to one hour. Snow shoes are available for rent for $5/person at the Visitor’s Center. 647-7989.

Events
Knit & Crochet for a purpose. 10:30 a.m. Plattekill Public Library, 2047 State Route 32. Modena. Items are being made for local Homeless Veterans’ Centers and Battered Women’s Shelters. It is open to all adults with and without experience. 883-7286.

Contra Dance Party. 7:30-10:30 p.m. St John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 55 Wilbur Blvd, Poughkeepsie. $10/5 full time students. 845-473-7050. contra@hudsonvalleydance.org.

Close Encounters With Birds of Prey. 6-8 p.m. Hudson Highlands Nature Museum Wildlife Education Center, 5 Boulevard, Cornwall-on-Hudson. Using five to seven live birds, the Delaware Valley Raptor Center will introduce you to the fascinating world of raptors. Be enthralled as you experience the majesty of hawks, falcons, owls, and eagles up close, while gaining an understanding of how important these birds are to the balance of nature. Leave the program with a greater respect and appreciation for these magnificent birds. $15. Prepaid registration recommended. Walk-ins welcome if space allows. 834-5506.

Live Music
Greater Newburgh Symphony Orchestra. 7:30 p.m. Aquinas Hall, Mount Saint Mary College, Newburgh. Forbidden Fruit, with works from Mozart, Tchaikowsky and Berlioz. $30/$35/$45. 913-7157.

Music for Humanity. 7:30 – 9:30 p.m. Noble Coffee Roasters Inc., 3020 Route 207, Campbell Hall. 294-8090.

Carolyn Wonderland. 8 p.m. The Falcon, 1348 Route 9W, Marlboro. The reigning queen of Austin blues, Carolyn Wonderland sparks fire on guitar and soulful fury in the force of her vocal grit. 236-7970.

Theater
Movie Matinee. 2 p.m. Newburgh Free Library, 124 Grand Street. Call for title. 562-3625.

God of Carnage. 3 p.m. The Center for Performing Arts at Rhinebeck, 661 Route 308, Rhinebeck. Yasmina Reza’s biting serio-comedy about two sets of parents (one of whose child has hurt the other at a public park) who meet to discuss the matter in a civilized manner. As their meeting progresses, the parents become children themselves and the evening devolves into chaos. $23. 876-3080.

Next to Normal. 8 p.m. The Center for Performing Arts at Rhinebeck, 661 Route 308, Rhinebeck. This modern rock musical won three Tony Awards in 2009 for its heartbreaking, humorous and unflinchingly authentic look at a suburban family struggling with the effects of one family member’s bipolar disorder. $23. 876-3080.

Sunday, January 21

For Kids
Meet the Animals. 1 p.m. & 2:30 p.m. Wildlife Education Center at Hudson Highlands Nature Museum, Cornwall-on-Hudson. Join museum staff to meet the animal of the week, then visit all the animals. 534-5506, ext. 204.

Instruction
Morning Sunflower Yoga. 8:30 – 9:30 a.m. DM Weil Art Galley, 208 Bruynswick Road, New Paltz. Offered by Sunflower Art Studios of Gardiner. Appropriate for levels 1 and 2. Fee: $15/one class or $90 for ten classes. Register: SunflowerArtStudios.community/Yoga or call 419-5219.

Bliss Body Yoga. 9 a.m. Union Church, 44 Old Balmville Road, Newburgh. $15. 236-3939.

InnerJourney Yoga. 10:15 a.m. Union Church, 44 Old Balmville Road, Newburgh. $15. 236-3939.

Fly Tying Classes. 1-3 p.m. Pine Bush Community Library. Presented by The Southern Catskill Anglers fishing club. This class will give you great techniques to create flies for fishing. Each class you will be creating 2 different flies. The cost for beginners is $15 and Advance tiers $25. 978-6364.

Organizations
Adult Chess Club. 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. Gardiner Library. 133 Farmer’s Turnpike, Gardiner. This club is geared for chess players with some experience. 851-8171.

Events
Traditional Latin Mass. 3 p.m. St. Patrick’s Church, 55 Grand St. Newburgh. The Old Mass in Latin with English homily. 561-1891.

Live Music
Alacorde Trio. 3 p.m. Montgomery Senior Center, 36 Bridge St. The Grand Montgomery Chamber Music Series. Music by Haydn, Mendelssohn and Israeli composer Ilan Rechtmann. Free.

Unplugged Acoustic Open Mic. 3:30 p.m. sign up; 4 – 6 p.m. performance. Unison Arts & Learning Center, 68 Mountain Rest Rd., New Paltz. Folk, blues, country, jazz, classical, and poetry welcome. $5 members; $6 non-members. 255-1559.

Slow Jam. 3:45-5 p.m. Gardiner Library, 133 Farmer’s Turnpike, Gardiner. The Slow Jam allows people who are new at playing an acoustic instrument to practice with friendly, local musicians. Musicians gather to play Old Time, Folk songs, Bluegrass, Western and other homespun-type songs. 255-1255.

Rodney Green & Camden Chronicles. 8 p.m. The Falcon, 1348 Route 9W, Marlboro. 236-7970.

Theater
Next to Normal. 3 p.m. The Center for Performing Arts at Rhinebeck, 661 Route 308, Rhinebeck. This modern rock musical won three Tony Awards in 2009 for its heartbreaking, humorous and unflinchingly authentic look at a suburban family struggling with the effects of one family member’s bipolar disorder. $23. 876-3080.

Monday, January 22

Instruction
Tech-Savvy Computer Training. 11 a.m. Plattekill Public Library, 2047 State Route 32, Modena. Basic computer skills, navigating the internet, and setting up and using email. Call 883-7286 to register.

Rae of Light Yoga for Seniors. 11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Town of Newburgh Recreation Center, 311 Route 32, Newburgh. 564-7815.

Organizations
Mahjong Club. 9 a.m. Josephine-Louise Library, 5 Scofield Street, Walden. 778-7621.

Bridge Club. 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Howland Cultural Center, 477 Main St., Beacon. 831-4988.

Pine Bush Pinochle Club. 10 a.m. Pine Bush Area Library.

OCNY Multiple Myeloma Support Group. 10 a.m. – 12 noon. 30 Harriman Drive. Goshen. Robin Tuohy, Senior Director of Support Groups for the IMF, and her husband Michael, an 18 year myeloma survivor, will address caregiver issues. 326-6879.

New Single Parents Support Group. 6:30 p.m. YMCA Middletown. The group will address the challenges of being a single parent. Childcare will be provided for children ages 3-16 and light dinner will be served. $5 per family.

Spanish Monthly Share and Care Group. 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Perkins Restaurant & Bakery, 1576 Route 9, Wappingers Falls. A support group for families and friends with loved ones who have a mental illness. 206-9829.

Tuesday, January 23

For Kids
Bouncing Babies Story Time. 9:30 – 10 a.m. Gardiner Library, 133 Farmer’s Turnpike, Gardiner. Lap time stories and finger plays. Birth to 18 months old. Free. 255-1255.

Terrific Twos and Threes Story Time. 10 – 10:45 a.m. Gardiner Library, 133 Farmer’s Turnpike, Gardiner. Books, action rhymes, music and crafts. 255-1255.

Community Play Space. 10 – 10:45 a.m.. Gardiner Library, 133 Farmer’s Turnpike, Gardiner. Space features books, toys and stuffed animals for children to play with and socialize with other kids. 255-1255.

Instruction
Textile Tuesday. 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Wallkill Public Library, 7 Bona Ventura Ave., Wallkill. Enjoy doing your favorite project whether it be quilting, knit, crochet, paper or felt. All ages welcome. 895-3707.

Organizations
Orange County Toastmasters. 8 – 9 a.m. Orange County Chamber of Commerce Conference Room, 40 Matthews St., Goshen. Learn by doing workshop in which men and women hone their communication skills in a comfortable, friendly atmosphere. 374-6006.

Life’s New Beginning’s Widow & Widower’s Club. 2 – 4 p.m. Newburgh Recreation Center, 311 Route 32, Newburgh. 564-7819.

Knitting and Crocheting Club. 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Town of Newburgh Recreation Center, Route 300 and 32. 562-6623.

Knitting Club. 7 – 8:30 p.m. Newburgh Free Library. Come share ideas; instruction available for beginners. Bring your own materials. Children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult. 563-3623.

NAACP, Middletown Chapter. 7 – 8:30 p.m. Temple Sinai, 75 Highland Ave., Middletown. middletownnaacp.org.

Song of the Valley Chorus, Sweet Adelines International. 7:15 – 9:30 p.m. 142 Stage Road, Monroe. A woman’s a cappella 4-part barbershop harmony. Women of all ages, join the chorus. 928-6879.

Outdoor Activities
Tuesday Trek: Two Views Scenic Hike. 10 a.m. -12:30 p.m. Meet at the Peter’s Kill Area, Minnewaska. Enjoy a stimulating and refreshing two-mile snowshoe hike to two scenic overlooks in the Peter’s Kill Area, which feature stunning views in clear weather. While the distance is relatively short, there are a few moderate hills, which may be difficult for some. The education department has a limited number of snowshoes available for participants to borrow for this program on a first-come, first-served basis. Once those snowshoes are taken, snowshoes may be rented from the Park Preserve for $5 per person for the program only. All snowshoes are kept at the Peter’s Kill Area and early arrival is suggested if you would like to borrow or rent them. If there is insufficient snow cover, this program will be offered as a hike and the hiking destination may change. Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian over the age of 18. Pre- registration: 255-0752.

Events
Pine Bush Scrabble Time. Pine Bush Area Library.

Live Music
Open Mic. 6 p.m. Bank Square Coffeehouse, 129 Main St., Beacon. banksquarecoffeehouse.com.

Wednesday, January 17

For Kids
Storytime with Crafts. 10:30 a.m. Plattekill Public Library, Route 32, Modena.

Toddler Storytime. 11 a.m. Wallkill Public Library, 7 Bona Ventura Ave., Wallkill. Ages 18 mos. to 3 years are invited to join Miss Dannie for music, stories, and crafts. 895-3707.

Community Play Space. 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Gardiner Library, 133 Farmer’s Turnpike, Gardiner. Space features books, toys and stuffed animals for children to play with and socialize with other kids. 255-1255.

Instruction
Tai Chi with Joseph. 11 a.m. Gardiner Library, 133 Farmer’s Turnpike, Gardiner. You should wear comfortable, non-binding clothing. Flat-bottomed shoes are best, but not required. $12 per class or 4 for $40. 255-1255.

Tech Tutoring. 5-7 p.m. Gardiner Public Library, 133 Farmer’s Turnpike, Gardiner. 255-1255.

Qigong Tai Chi. 6-8 p.m. Multipurpose Room, Safe Harbors of the Hudson, 111 Broadway, Newburgh.672-5391.

Organizations
Senior Aerobics. 9:30-10:30. Town of Newburgh Recreation Center, 311 Route 32, Newburgh. 564-7815.

Crafty Circle for Seniors. 12:30 – 2:30 p.m. Town of Newburgh Recreation Center, 311 Route 32, Newburgh. Experts and Beginners welcome! 564-7815.

Wings for Life Sexual Peer Support Group. 5 p.m. 280 Broadway, 4th Floor, Newburgh. 342-2400, ext 267.

Mahjong Club. 6 p.m. Josephine-Louise Library, 5 Scofield Street, Walden. 778-7621.

Book Lovers’ Club. 6-7 p.m. Sarah Hull Hallock Free Library, 56 Main Street, Milton. 795-2200.

Laundry Love. 6-9 p.m. Sheeley’s Car Wash & Laundromat, Walden. Sponsored by St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church. Laundry Love is a neighboring movement that partners with individuals, groups and laundromats to care for the poor, vulnerable and marginalized throughout the U.S. 591-8163. LaundryLove.org.

Community Garden Club of Pine Bush. 6:30 p.m. Cultural Center, Main Street, Pine Bush. 744-3691.

Wallkill Public Library Quilters’ Circle. 6:30 pm Shawangunk Community Room, Wallkill Public Library. All skill levels welcome. Bring a project, start a new one or take some time to learn unique sewing techniques. 895-3707.

The Humane Society of Walden. 7 p.m. Walden Savings Bank, 3rd Floor, Scotts Corners. Meeting. New members welcome. 778-2070.

Events
Free Community Breakfast. 7-10 a.m. Maybrook United Methodist Church. 313 Homestead Avenue, Maybrook. 427-4093.

Plattekill Food Pantry. 4-7 p.m. Our Lady of Fatima Church, 1250 Route 32. Please bring your identification and proof of residency.

Bingo. 5 p.m. doors and kitchen open, 6 p.m. selling starts, 7 p.m. calling starts and kitchen closes. Wallkill Firehouse, 18 Central Ave., Wallkill.

Live Music
Josh Deutsch’s Pannonia. 8 p.m. The Falcon, 1348 Route 9W, Marlboro. Traditional folk music 236-7970.

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