Please confirm all dates and times with sponsors. Not to mention, typos can really ruin your day. Also, some events have fees, so check.

 

March

Wednesday/March 1

New Paltz Historical Society Guest Speaker: To Be Announced
New Paltz Community Center/3 Veterans Drive/New Paltz

Thursday/March 2

Astronomy Night at the John R. Kirk Planetarium! A free planetarium show at the John R. Kirk followed by telescope observing (when the sky is clear) at the Smolen Observatory. Open to all. 6:30 p.m. Winter; Tickets required, available one week prior to show time. Tickets are NOT required at the Smolen Observatory. For more info about Astronomy Night Schedule and to reserve FREE tickets contact:
Raj Pandya/(845) 257-3818/ pandyar@newpaltz.edu/Coykendall Science Building SUNYcampus website: www.newpaltz.edu/planetarium/

Saturday/March 4

Friends of Historic Saugerties monthly program Presentation each month on topics of interest to people who enjoy history, local and regional. All events are free and open to the public. Events are held in the Community Room and begin at 2 PM.
Saugerties Public Library, 19 Washington Ave., Saugerties, NY. 845-246-4317.

Saturday/March 4

Unison offers a life-drawing session every Saturday to give artists and students an opportunity to work with experienced models under controlled lighting. There is no instruction. Tuesday sessions are dedicated to shorter poses of 1 to 30 minutes. 10:15AM-1:15PM
68 Unison/Mountain Rest Rd/New Paltz/845-255-1559/ Unisonarts.org /info@UnisonArts.org

Monday/March 6

Lloyd Historical Society Program: Discovering Historic Landscapes On the “Wilder” Side of the Hudson River. There is a wealth of information and interest in the gracious historic estates on the Dutchess County side of the Hudson. But what do historic landscapes on the western side of the Hudson have to offer. Join landscape architect, Barbara Restaino for her presentation and explore some intriguing and unusual historic landscapes.7pm.
Building #6/Vineyard Commons/300 Vineyard Avenue/Highland/info: 845-255-7742

Sunday/March 5

First Sunday Free Gallery Talk with guest educator Kevin Cook. Artist and guest educator Kevin Cook provides gallery talks at the Dorsky Museum on the first Sunday of each month during the spring 2017 semester. These instructive guided talks are free and open to the public. 2 PM
Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art/ 845-257-3844/ SUNY New Paltz Campus New Paltz/ sdma@newpaltz.edu

Monday/March 6

Landscape architect Barbara Restaino will return to Highland on Monday, March 6 to speak on “Discovering Historic Landscapes on the Wilder Side of the Hudson River,” sponsored by the Town of Lloyd Historical Preservation Society. Restaino shows her collection of pictures of the rocks, trees, flowers, mountains, and water bodies that create the breathtaking landscapes on the western side of the Hudson. 7:00 pm
Town of Lloyd Historical Preservation Society/building #6/Vineyard Commons Theater/Highland
www.TOLHPS.org/845-255-7742

Tuesday/March 7

Unison life-drawing session give artists and students an opportunity to work with experienced models under controlled lighting. No instruction. sessions are dedicated to shorter poses of 1 to 30 minutes. Tuesday sessions are dedicated to shorter poses of 1 to 30 minutes. 7:30-9:30pm
68 Unison/Mountain Rest Rd/New Paltz/845-255-1559/ Unisonarts.org /info@UnisonArts.org

Tuesday/March 7

Harrington STEM Lectures:The School of Science & Engineering presents the fifth Harrington STEM Lecture of the 2016-17 academic year: “The Higgs Boson: What, How and Why We Care” by Matthew Deady, Professor of Physics, Bard. In 2012, two teams of scientists on the Large Hadron Collider in Switzerland announced that they had discovered the long-awaited Higgs Boson. What are the implications to our understanding of matter, energy, and the universe?
Coykendall Science Building Auditorium/Leslie Masker/maskerl@newpaltz.edu/(845) 257-3990/ newpaltz.edu/sse

Saturday/March 11

Unison offers a life-drawing session every Saturday to give artists and students an opportunity to work with experienced models under controlled lighting. There is no instruction. Tuesday sessions are dedicated to shorter poses of 1 to 30 minutes. 10:15AM-1:15PM
68 Unison/Mountain Rest Rd/New Paltz/845-255-1559/ Unisonarts.org /info@UnisonArts.org

Sunday/March 12

Ashokan Maple Fest: Fun, hands-on activities, music, and pancake breakfast all day. Entry: $5 (under 5 free). Pancake breakfast: $6. Blacksmithing experience: $5.
The Ashokan Center, 477 Beaverkill Road, Olivebridge. 845-657-8333; ashokancenter.org

Sunday/March 12

Kingston’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade: Parade kicks off from the Kingston Plaza and proceeds down Broadway to the Rondout Creek waterfront district in Kingston. Numerous bands, floats, and community organizations celebrate the “wearing of the green” at this annual fun-filled Irish celebration. Step off 1 p.m. sharp. Sponsored by Ancient Order of Hibernians.
845-338-622/events@ulsteraoh.com/ ulsteraoh.com

Sunday/March 12

Swing Dance to Shorty Kings Rhythm Review. Beginners’ lesson 3:00-3:30 PM. Shorty Kings Rhythm Review 3:30-6:30 PM. DJ at the break. Admission: $12/$8 full time student with current ID. Snacks to share. All welcome! No partners needed.
Hudson Valley Community Dances/Arlington Reformed Church; 22 Raymond Ave; Poughkeepsie, 12603; Addie 845 255-0614

Monday/March 13

EvoS X Seminar Series: Evolution, Health, & Medicine. Open discussion panel on health and medicine with at least three faculty from SUNY New Paltz. Sponsored by Evolutionary Studies Program, Evolutionary Studies Club, Student Association, CAS, Provost Office, & Evolutionary Psychology Lab. Open to the public. 6:00-7:00 PM.
Lecture Center 102, SUNY New Paltz; Tom Nolen (845) 257-3753, nolent@newpaltz.edu; http://www.newpaltz.edu/evos/seminar.html

Tuesday/March 14

Unison life-drawing session give artists and students an opportunity to work with experienced models under controlled lighting. No instruction. sessions are dedicated to shorter poses of 1 to 30 minutes. Tuesday sessions are dedicated to shorter poses of 1 to 30 minutes. 7:30-9:30pm
68 Unison/Mountain Rest Rd/New Paltz/845-255-1559/ Unisonarts.org /info@UnisonArts.org

Thursday/March 16

Astronomy Night at the John R. Kirk Planetarium! A free planetarium show followed by telescope observing (when the sky is clear) at the Smolen Observatory. Open to all. Shows 7:30 p.m. Tickets required and are available one week prior to show time. Tickets are NOT required at the Smolen Observatory. Reserve FREE tickets contact:
Raj Pandya/(845) 257-3818/ pandyar@newpaltz.edu/Coykendall Science Building SUNYcampus/ website: www.newpaltz.edu/planetarium/

Friday/March 17

Happy Birthday to Fawn T. , Sandy O., The Smiley twins (who founded Mohonk), and the rest of the St. Patrick’s Day babies.

Friday/March 17

Peter B. Mathews St. Patrick’s Day Breakfast sponsored by Ulster Country Regional Chamber of Commerce.
Entertainment by Kingston Lions Club Roarin’ Pride Band, Ulster County AOH Pipes and Drums, chorus and violins from St. Joseph School in Kingston. Surprise naming of Honorary Irish Person of the Year. Advance registration and payment required: $25 Chamber members, $35 non-members. 7:30-9:00 am
Best Western Plus Hotel, 503 Washington Avenue, Kingston, NY; 338-5100./Online registration at www.UlsterChamber.org

Saturday/March 18

Unison offers a life-drawing session every Saturday to give artists and students an opportunity to work with experienced models under controlled lighting. There is no instruction. Tuesday sessions are dedicated to shorter poses of 1 to 30 minutes. 10:15AM-1:15PM
68 Unison/Mountain Rest Rd/New Paltz/845-255-1559/ Unisonarts.org /info@UnisonArts.org

Saturday/March 18

New Paltz Repair Cafe
At the Repair Cafe you’ll find tools and materials to help you make the repair you need: on furniture, small appliances & housewares, clothes, crockery, toys and more. You’ll also find “repair coaches” such as electricians, seamstresses, mechanics and all-purpose fix-it pros to get you started and help along the way. To volunteer or for more information about this and other Repair Cafes in the Hudson Valley (or to bring a Repair Cafe to your community) call John at (646) 302-5835. 10am-2pm
New Paltz United Methodist Church/ 1 Grove St, New Paltz, NY
www.repaircafehv.org

Saturday/March 18

1:30 PM: Reel Talk Film Series screening: MARWENCOL. A feature documentary about the fantasy world of artist Mark Hogancamp. Screening followed by a discussion with Mark Hogancamp and Janet Hicks. Tickets: $12 general public / $10 Seniors / $8 Upstate and WAAM members and students. Upstate Films Woodstock, 132 Tinker Street, Woodstock, NY 12498, (845) 679-2940, info@woodstockart.org, woodstockart.org.

Sunday/March 19

Ulster Chamber Music Series. Tesla Quartet: Serafim Smigelskiy (cello), Ross Snyder (violin), Edwin Kaplan (viola), and Michelle Lie (violin). “Vigil” Mozart, String Quartet in D minor, K. 421. Kevin Puts, Dark Vigil Sibelius, String Quartet in D minor, Op. 56 “Voces Intimae”. 3pm. Tickets available in advance or at the door. Adults $25. / Seniors $20. / 18 and Under free. For more information, please call or to order use PayPal Come and enjoy the intimate setting, vibrant acoustics and easy access.
845-340-9434/Church of the Holy Cross/30 Pine Grove Avenue/Kingston

Tuesday/March 21

Unison life-drawing session give artists and students an opportunity to work with experienced models under controlled lighting. No instruction. sessions are dedicated to shorter poses of 1 to 30 minutes. Tuesday sessions are dedicated to shorter poses of 1 to 30 minutes. 7:30-9:30pm
68 Unison/Mountain Rest Rd/New Paltz/845-255-1559/ Unisonarts.org /info@UnisonArts.org

Friday/March 24

Swing Dance to Joe Smith & the Spicy Pickles. Beginners’ Lesson 8:00-8:30 PM with Swing Dance Workshops w/ Bill Kline & Katrine Bangsgaard. Dance to Joe Smith & the Spicy Pickles: 8:30-11:30 PM. Performance 9:30 PM. Admission: $15/$10 full time students with ID. Everyone welcome! No partner necessary.
Hudson Valley Community Dances/The Poughkeepsie Tennis Club, 135 S. Hamilton St, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601; 845-454-2571/hudsonvalleydance.org

Saturday/March 25

Unison offers a life-drawing session give artists and students an opportunity to work with experienced models under controlled lighting. No instruction. Dedicated to shorter poses of 1 to 30 minutes.10:15AM-1:15PM
68 Unison/Mountain Rest Rd/New Paltz/845-255-1559/ Unisonarts.org /info@UnisonArts.org

Saturday/March 25

New Paltz Repair Cafe
At the Repair Cafe you’ll find tools and materials to help you make the repair you need: on furniture, small appliances & housewares, clothes, crockery, toys and more. You’ll also find “repair coaches” such as electricians, seamstresses, mechanics and all-purpose fix-it pros to get you started and help along the way. To volunteer or for more information about this and other Repair Cafes in the Hudson Valley (or to bring a Repair Cafe to your community) call John at (646) 302-5835. 11am-3pm.
Clinton Avenue United Methodist Church/ 122 Clinton Avenue, Kingston, NY
www.repaircafehv.org

Tuesday/March 28

Unison offers a life-drawing session every Tuesday and Saturday to give artists and students an opportunity to work with experienced models under controlled lighting. There is no instruction. Tuesday sessions are dedicated to shorter poses of 1 to 30 minutes. Tuesday sessions are dedicated to shorter poses of 1 to 30 minutes. 7:30-9:30pm
68 Unison/Mountain Rest Rd/New Paltz/845-255-1559/ Unisonarts.org /info@UnisonArts.org

Friday/March 31

The History of Old Time Radio, 7:30pm. Ron Gabiel on The Golden Age of Radio. Learn about the massive impact the coming of radio had on American society starting with the first radio broadcast in 1906 as well as the importance of the formation of the four major radio networks. Refreshments served.
Starr Library/Rhinebeck Historical Society INFO@RhinebeckHistoricalSociety.org

April

Saturday/April 1

Friends of Historic Saugerties Monthly Program.Presentation each month on topics of interest to people who enjoy history, local and regional. All events are free and open to the public. Events are held in the Community Room and begin at 2 PM.
Saugerties Public Library, 19 Washington Ave., Saugerties, NY/ 845-246-4317.

Saturday/April 1

Unison offers a life-drawing session every give artists and students an opportunity to work with experienced models under controlled lighting. No instruction. Sessions are dedicated to shorter poses of 1 to 30 minutes.10:15AM-1:15PM
68 Unison/Mountain Rest Rd/New Paltz/845-255-1559/ Unisonarts.org /info@UnisonArts.org

Saturday/April 1

4:00 – 6:00 PM: OPENING RECEPTION, Exhibitions include: Recent Acquisitions 2009 – 2016 (Phoebe & Belmont Towbin Wing); Focus:Abstract Evocative (Main Gallery); Barbara Masterson (Solo Gallery); Small Works (Founders Gallery) and Woodstock Elementary School (Youth Exhibition Space). Exhibitions continue through April 30. Woodstock Artists Association & Museum, 28 Tinker Street, Woodstock, NY 12498, (845) 679-2940, info@woodstockart.org, woodstockart.org. HOURS: Wednesday – Thursday 12 noon – 5 pm, Friday and Saturday 12 noon – 6 pm, and Sunday 12 noon – 5 pm.

Monday/April 3

EvoS X Seminar Series: “Sex, Hormones, and the Evolution of Human Behavior” Recent research into how sex hormones influence psychology and behaviors. Sponsored by Evolutionary Studies Program, Evolutionary Studies Club, Student Ass’n, CAS, Provost Office, & Evolutionary Psychology Lab. Open to public. 6:00 PM.
Lecture Center 102, SUNY New Paltz/ David Puts 814-867-0453/ dap27@psu.edu/ www.newpaltz.edu/evos/seminar.html

Monday/April 3

Lloyd Historical Preservation Society presents Bill Birns. President of John Burroughs Woodchuck Lodge, Burroughs “other rustic home. Woodchuck Lodge is in Roxbury, NY, near Burroughs’ boyhood home and his tomb. Birns will discuss Burroughs’ significance and the Lodge’s place in the Burroughs saga. 7:00 pm
Town of Lloyd Historical Preservation Society/building #6/Vineyard Commons Theater/Highland
www.TOLHPS.org/845-255-7742

Monday, April 3

Annual Literary Awards Celebration and Luncheon
John Burroughs Medal, Nature Essay Award, and Riverby Awards
12 noon, Yale Club of NYC, 50 Vanderbilt Ave, New York
JohnBurroughsAssociation.org

Tuesday/April 4

Unison offers a life-drawing session to give artists and students an opportunity to work with experienced models under controlled lighting. No instruction. Sessions are dedicated to shorter poses of 1 to 30 minutes. Tuesday sessions are dedicated to shorter poses of 1 to 30 minutes. 7:30-9:30pm
68 Unison/Mountain Rest Rd/New Paltz/845-255-1559/ Unisonarts.org /info@UnisonArts.org

Wednesday/April 5

Dr. Joseph Diamond discusses “Recent Excavations on Huguenot Street: The 1680 Redoubt, and Earliest Houses.” Ongoing excavations in the National Landmark Huguenot Street Historic District have uncovered portions of the c. 1680 redoubt, an earthfast house, a pithouse, and during the 2016 field season, possible poteaux-en-terre structures (post in ground houses) within the redoubt.
New Paltz Community Center/3 Veterans Drive/New Paltz

Thursda0y/April 6

Astronomy Night at the John R. Kirk Planetarium! A free. See full listing under Feb. 26.
Raj Pandya/(845) 257-3818/ pandyar@newpaltz.edu/Coykendall Science Building/ SUNY campus/ website: www.newpaltz.edu/planetarium/

Saturday/April 8

Unison offers a life-drawing session to give artists and students an opportunity to work with experienced models under controlled lighting. There is no instruction. Sessions are dedicated to shorter poses of 1 to 30 minutes. 10:15AM-1:15PM
68 Unison/Mountain Rest Rd/New Paltz/845-255-1559/ Unisonarts.org /info@UnisonArts.org

Saturday – Sunday/April 8–9

“The Dream of Gerontius,” presented by Bard College Conservatory of Music and Orchestra Now.Leon Botstein conducts the Orchestra Now, Capella, and choirs from Bard College and Vassar College performing Edgar Elgar’s choral masterpiece. $25-$35, Bard students free. Saturday at 8 PM, Sunday at 2 PM
Fisher Center, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson. 845-758-7900

Tuesday/April 11

Unison offers a life-drawing session to give artists and students an opportunity to work with experienced models under controlled lighting. No instruction. Tuesday sessions are dedicated to shorter poses of 1 to 30 minutes. Sessions are dedicated to shorter poses of 1 to 30 minutes. 7:30-9:30pm
68 Unison/Mountain Rest Rd/New Paltz/845-255-1559/ Unisonarts.org /info@UnisonArts.org

Saturday/April 15

Unison offers a life-drawing session to give artists and students an opportunity to work with experienced models under controlled lighting. No instruction. Sessions are dedicated to shorter poses of 1 to 30 minutes.10:15AM-1:15PM
68 Unison/Mountain Rest Rd/New Paltz/845-255-1559/ Unisonarts.org /info@UnisonArts.org

Tuesday/April 18

Sherri Mason, Professor of Chemistry, SUNY Fredonia presents Beads of Destruction: A Survey of Great Lakes Plastic Pollution. We present here our results from these initial open-water surveys, as well as investigations that were engaged upon as a result of these studies.
Coykendall Science Building Auditorium/Leslie Masker/maskerl@newpaltz.edu/(845) 257-3990 newpaltz.edu/sse

Tuesday/April 18

Unison offers a life-drawing session every Tuesday and Saturday to give artists and students an opportunity to work with experienced models under controlled lighting. There is no instruction. Tuesday sessions are dedicated to shorter poses of 1 to 30 minutes. Tuesday sessions are dedicated to shorter poses of 1 to 30 minutes. 7:30-9:30pm
68 Unison/Mountain Rest Rd/New Paltz/845-255-1559/ Unisonarts.org /info@UnisonArts.org

Saturday/April 22

Unison offers a life-drawing session every Saturday to give artists and students an opportunity to work with experienced models under controlled lighting. There is no instruction. Tuesday sessions are dedicated to shorter poses of 1 to 30 minutes. 10:15AM-1:15PM
68 Unison/Mountain Rest Rd/New Paltz/845-255-1559/ Unisonarts.org /info@UnisonArts.org

Saturday/ April 22

Evan Pritchard will speak on Matriarchal Leadership in Native American Life at Esopus Town Hall at 4:00 PM –
The Klyne Esopus Museum, 764 Broadway (Rte. 9W) in Ulster Park, NY/klyneesopusmuseum.us

Saturday/April 22

Celebrating Earth Day and Arbor Day
Open Discovery led by Joe Bridges, JNHS, 8:00 – 11:00am
SPRING TRAIL MAINTNEANCE, with some new projects, 10:00am
JohnBurroughsAssociation.org

Sunday/April 23

A Digital Look at Apple Cultivation in Dutchess County.Bard College Experimental Humanities Digital Projects Coordinator Gretta Tritch Roman and students share their latest project – an interactive website about the impact of apple growing in Dutchess County. Includes interviews with local growers. Traces the history of Rose Hill Farm since 1798. 3 PM
Elmendorph Inn, 7562 North Broadway (Rt. 9), Red Hook/ 845-758-1920/ info@historicredhook.org / historicredhook.org

Monday/April 24

EvoS X Seminar Series: Self-Care, Group-Care, Earth-Care. Prof. David Sloan Wilson of Binghamton University describes how small groups support both individual well-being and efficacious action at larger scales. Sponsored by Evolutionary Studies Program, Evolutionary Studies Club, Student Association, CAS, Provost Office, & Evolutionary Psychology Lab. 6 PM
Lecture Center 102, SUNY New Paltz. David Sloan Wilson 607-777-4393/dwilson@binghamton.edu

Tuesday/April 25

Unison offers a life-drawing session every Tuesday and Saturday to give artists and students an opportunity to work with experienced models under controlled lighting. There is no instruction. Tuesday sessions are dedicated to shorter poses of 1 to 30 minutes. Tuesday sessions are dedicated to shorter poses of 1 to 30 minutes. 7:30-9:30pm
68 Unison/Mountain Rest Rd/New Paltz/845-255-1559/ Unisonarts.org /info@UnisonArts.org
www.newpaltz.edu/evos/seminar.html

Saturday/April 29

Please join us. Spring Celebration fundraising efforts for education and preservation initiatives. This event honors the Munsee Native Americans whose homeland was the Hudson Valley when the Huguenot refugees arrived to establish New Paltz. Visit the wigwam being built to mark the 340th anniversary of the land agreement made between the Munsee people and Huguenot settlers, get an exclusive preview of the 2017 tour season. Wine and hors d’oeuvres will be served, catered by Duo Bistro of Kingston. 5-7pm. To sponsor this event or for more information:
Shane Stuart at shane@huguenotstreet.org or call him at (845) 255-1660 x 103. DuBois Fort at Historic Huguenot Street.

Saturday/April 29

Life-drawing sessiongive artists and students an opportunity to work with experienced models under controlled lighting. No instruction. Shorter poses of 1 to 30 minutes. 10:15AM-1:15PM
68 Unison/Mountain Rest Rd/New Paltz/845-255-1559/ Unisonarts.org /info@UnisonArts.org

Saturday/April 29

Beethoven’s Symphony 9 (Choral), presented by the Hudson Valley Philharmonic. Randall Fleischer conducts the Philharmonic, joined by Cappella and the Vassar College Choir. Check for prices. 8 PM.
Ulster Performing Arts Center, 601 Broadway, Kingston, NY/ 845-339-6088/www.upac.org

Saturday/April 29

5:30 – 10:00 PM: BEAUX ARTS GALA, WAAM’s Biggest Night of the Year. The WAAM Beaux Arts Gala will feature dinner,
live music by Perry Beekman and Soul Purpose, Little Gems: Original art by regional artists, raffles and more at SPAF, Saugerties Performing Arts Factory, 169 Ulster Avenue, Saugerties, NY 12477. For more info: (845) 679-2940, info@woodstockart.org, woodstockart.org

Sunday/April 30

Last Sunday Family Day, presented by Dorsky Museum’s educator Zachary Bowman Exhibition-inspired, hands-on activities for museum goers young and old. Open to all. Check for pricing. 2PM.
Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, SUNY New Paltz 845-257-3844/sdma@newpaltz.edu / newpaltz.edu/museum/programs/public_programs.html

Sunday/April 30

Ulster Chamber Music Series. Atlantic Guitar Quartet:Mark Edwards, Kevin Shannon, Zoe Johnstone Stewart and Jonathan Zwi. Program to be announced. 3:00 PM. Tickets in advance or at the door. Adults $25. / Seniors $20. / 18 and Under free. For info, please call or to order use PayPal Come and enjoy the intimate setting, vibrant acoustics and easy access. Come and enjoy the intimate setting, vibrant acoustics and easy access.
845-340-9434/Church of the Holy Cross/30 Pine Grove Avenue/Kingston

May

Monday/May 1

Town of Lloyd Historical Society Program: Diane Galusha has written the difinitive book on the NYC aquaduct system, Liquid Assets, and has recently updated and republished it.Diane discusses some of history of the system and the updated material. (See abouttown.us for an article on the NYC reservoir system titled “The $ystem.”). Liquid Assets and Diane’s other books will be on sale at the talk. Free refreshments and program. 7pm.
Building #6/Vineyard Commons/300 Vineyard Avenue/Highland/info: 845-255-7742

Tuesday/May 2

Life-drawing session give artists and students an opportunity to work with experienced models under controlled lighting. No instruction. Shorter poses of 1 to 30 minutes. Tuesday sessions are dedicated to shorter poses of 1 to 30 minutes. 7:30-9:30pm
68 Unison/Mountain Rest Rd/New Paltz/845-255-1559/ Unisonarts.org /info@UnisonArts.org

Wednesday/May 3

Annual Business Plan Contest, hosted by the SUNY School of Business. Facing judges from the academic and business communities, business students will present plans developed over the semester, and explain how proposed goods and services will connect with consumers & turn a profit. Free & open to public. 12-4 PM.
Student Union Building 62/63, SUNY New Paltz, Lori Nutting 845-257-2932/nuttingl@newpaltz.edu

Friday/May 5

School of Business Award & Graduation Ceremony, hosted by the SUNY School of Business Ceremony to recognize the School’s outstanding students and graduates at the close of the spring 2017 semester. Open to the public. 5-7 PM.
Studley Theater, SUNY New Paltz, Lori Nutting 845-257-2932/nuttingl@newpaltz.edu

Saturday, May 6

Friends of Historic Saugerties presents monthly talks on topics of interest to people who enjoy history, local and regional. All events are free and open to the public. Events are held in the Community Room and begin at 2 PM. Call for topic.
Saugerties Public Library, 19 Washington Ave., Saugerties, NY. 845- 246-4317

Saturday/May 6

Unison offers a life-drawing session every Saturday to give artists and students an opportunity to work with experienced models under controlled lighting. There is no instruction. Tuesday sessions are dedicated to shorter poses of 1 to 30 minutes. 10:15AM-1:15PM
68 Unison/Mountain Rest Rd/New Paltz/845-255-1559/ Unisonarts.org /info@UnisonArts.org

Saturday/May 6

4:00 – 6:00 PM: OPENING RECEPTION, Exhibitions include: Recent Acquisitions 2009 – 2016 (Phoebe & Belmont Towbin Wing); Far & Wide, The Woodstock Regional (Main Gallery); Padma Rajendran (Solo Gallery); Small Works (Founders Gallery) and new exhibitions in the Youth Exhibition Space. Exhibitions continue through May 28. Woodstock Artists Association & Museum, 28 Tinker Street, Woodstock, NY 12498, (845) 679-2940, info@woodstockart.org, woodstockart.org. HOURS: Wednesday – Thursday 12 noon – 5 pm, Friday and Saturday 12 noon – 6 pm, and Sunday 12 noon – 5 pm.

Tuesday/May 9

Life-drawing session for artists and students to work with experienced models under controlled lighting. There is no instruction. Tuesday sessions are dedicated to shorter poses of 1 to 30 minutes. Tuesday sessions are dedicated to shorter poses of 1 to 30 minutes. 7:30-9:30pm
68 Unison/Mountain Rest Rd/New Paltz/845-255-1559/ Unisonarts.org /info@UnisonArts.org

Thursday/May 11

Annual Recognition Dinner. Consult website for details.
The Klyne Esopus Museum/klyneesopusmuseum.us

Saturday/May 13

Life-drawing session-work with experienced models under controlled lighting. No instruction. Sessions are dedicated to shorter poses of 1 to 30 minutes. 10:15AM-1:15PM
68 Unison/Mountain Rest Rd/New Paltz/845-255-1559/ Unisonarts.org /info@UnisonArts.org

Saturday/May 13

“Passing of the Year,” choral program led by Christine Howlett. Featuring music by Jonathan Dove, John Estacio, and William Harris. 4:30 PM
Christ Episcopal Church, 20 Carroll Street Poughkeepsie, 845-52-8220

Tuesday/May 16

Unison offers a life-drawing session every Tuesday and Saturday to give artists and students an opportunity to work with experienced models under controlled lighting. There is no instruction. Tuesday sessions are dedicated to shorter poses of 1 to 30 minutes. Tuesday sessions are dedicated to shorter poses of 1 to 30 minutes. 7:30-9:30pm
68 Unison/Mountain Rest Rd/New Paltz/845-255-1559/ Unisonarts.org /info@UnisonArts.org

Saturday/May 20

Unison offers a lif-drawing session every Saturday to give artists and students an opportunity to work with experienced models under controlled lighting. There is no instruction. Tuesday sessions are dedicated to shorter poses of 1 to 30 minutes.
68 Unison/Mountain Rest Rd/New Paltz/845-255-1559/ Unisonarts.org /info@UnisonArts.org

Saturday/May 20

SLABSIDES DAY OPEN HOUSE, Cabin open 11:00am – 4:00pm
Noon program: Ken Posner, author of Running the Long Path
JohnBurroughsAssociation.org

Tuesday/May 23

Life-drawing session for artists and students to work with experienced models under controlled lighting. There is no instruction. Tuesday sessions are dedicated to shorter poses of 1 to 30 minutes. Tuesday sessions are dedicated to shorter poses of 1 to 30 minutes. 7:30-9:30pm
68 Unison/Mountain Rest Rd/New Paltz/845-255-1559/ Unisonarts.org /info@UnisonArts.org

Saturday/May 27

Life-drawing session-work with experienced models under controlled lighting. No instruction. Sessions are dedicated to shorter poses of 1 to 30 minutes. 10:15AM-1:15PM
68 Unison/Mountain Rest Rd/New Paltz/845-255-1559/ Unisonarts.org /info@UnisonArts.org

June

Saturday/June 3

Houses on the Land
First Highway: Huguenot Homesteads from New Paltz to Bontecoe
This year’s tour explores the fascinating legacy of New Paltz’s Huguenots and their expansion northward along the eastern banks of the Wallkill River to Bontecoe on the Esopus border.
845-255-2761, www.WallkillValleyLT.org,
info@WallkillValleyLT.org
Tickets before June 1 at 64 Huguenot St., New Paltz
Day of Tour at Reformed Church, 92 Huguenot Street, New Paltz

Sunday/June 4

Klyne Esopus Seasonal Grand Opening. Hours are Friday to Monday, 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM. The featured exhibit for 2017 will be Outstanding Women of Esopus: Sojourner Truth, Saint Mother Cabrini, and Hilda W. Smith.
The Klyne Esopus Museum/845-338-8109/ KlyneEsopusMuseumHistorical@gmail.com /764 Broadway (Rte. 9W) in Ulster Park, NY, klyneesopusmuseum.us

Sunday, June 4

“In John Burroughs’ Front Yard,” Gala woods benefit, Noon to 3:00pm
Cabin tours, nature walks, music, farm to table luncheon
JohnBurroughsAssociation.org

Monday/June 5

Town of Lloyd Historical Society Program: Tom Lake presents a program on the rebound of the American Eagle along the Hudson River. Lake is a known naturalist, author, speaker, and researcher who compiles and comments on Hudson River Almanac, a free email detailing sightings of interesting flora and fauna along the river. To join this list email TRLake7@aol.com. Free refreshments and program. 7pm.
Building #6/Vineyard Commons/300 Vineyard Avenue/Highland/info: 845-255-7742

Saturday/June 10

Walkway Over the Hudson Think DIFFERENTLY Dash. The Dutchess County ThinkDIFFERENTLY initiative aims to empower local residents with physical and developmental disabilities, their families and caregivers. $10. Free T-shirt guaranteed to advance registrants. Children encouraged to participate. 10 AM Race starts/ends on Main Street.
Poughkeepsie/. 845-454-9649/ walkway@walkway.org / aarias@walkway.org / walkwaymarathon.org/think-differently-dash

Saturday, June 10

SUMMER AT SLABSIDES, Breeding Birds of the Nature Sanctuary, led by Mark DeDea, JBNHS, 8:00 – 12:00 am, Cabin open 12:00pm – 4:00pm
JohnBurroughsAssociation.org

Saturday, June 10

Possible Slide Mt. hike, Bicknell’s Thrush event
JohnBurroughsAssociation.org

Sunday/June 11

Marathon, Half Marathon and 5K Races to benefit Walkway Over the Hudson. Three flat, fast and scenic races. Marathoners and half marathoners run the world’s longest linear park and rail trails in Dutchess and Ulster Counties. Marathon abides by eco-friendly race blueprint outlined by Athletes for a Fit Planet. Contact Walkway for prices and route updates. 6:45 AM.
Marist College Campus/3399 North Road, Poughkeepsie/ 845-454-9649/ aarias@walkway.org / events@walkway.org / walkwaymarathon.org

Saturday/June 17

48th Annual Strawberry Festival, Noon to 3:00 PM, on the Museum grounds, rain or shine.
The Klyne Esopus Museum/845-338-8109/KlyneEsopusMuseumHistorical@gmail.com/764 Broadway (Rte. 9W) in Ulster Park, NY, klyneesopusmuseum.us

Saturday – Sunday, June 17–18

Path Through History Weekend. History comes alive across New York State at special events during 2017’s first Path Through History Weekend. Hudson Valley events include Saugerties Lighthouse Tour, D&H Canal Locks Tour at High Falls, Bannerman Island Tour, and many more. For full events list or to register an event, go online to:
paththroughhistory.iloveny.com

Sunday/ June 18

8th Annual New Paltz Challenge, sponsored by the New Paltz Regional Chamber of Commerce.Half-Marathon, Family 5K, Kid’s 1-mile Fun Run. Courses with stunning mountain, river, and farmland views. Kids run on rail trail. Age-group prizes, post-race refreshments, flat courses. All half-marathon finishers receive medals. Contact Chamber for times, prices, and registration information.
845-255-0243/ info@newpaltzchamber.org / newpaltzchamber.org/new-paltz-challenge-run.html

Saturday/September16

Klyne Museum. 4:00 PM Lecture at the Museum, speaker TBA
The Klyne Esopus Museum/845-338-8109/KlyneEsopusMuseumHistorical@gmail.com/ 764 Broadway (Rte. 9W) in Ulster Park, NY, klyneesopusmuseum.us

Monday/October 9

Klyne Museum Final viewing day of the season; museum closes.
The Klyne Esopus Museum/845-338-8109/KlyneEsopusMuseumHistorical@gmail.com/764 Broadway (Rte. 9W) in Ulster Park, NY, klyneesopusmuseum.us

Saturday/October 28

Klyne Museum Annual Classic Turkey Dinner at the Reformed Church of Port Ewen, 5:00 to 7:00 PM.
The Klyne Esopus Museum/845-338-8109/KlyneEsopusMuseumHistorical@gmail.com/764 Broadway (Rte. 9W) in Ulster Park, NY/klyneesopusmuseum.us

Saturday/November 18

Klyne Museum Speaker Series, 4:00 PM at Esopus Town Hall.
The Klyne Esopus Museum/845-338-8109/KlyneEsopusMuseumHistorical@gmail.com/764 Broadway (Rte. 9W) in Ulster Park, NY/klyneesopusmuseum.us