Calendar for Feb. 13


For Kids
Shawangunk Playgroup. 9:30 – 11 a.m. Reformed Church of Shawangunk, 1166 Hoagerburgh Road, Wallkill. Open to all children birth to 5 years old with their parents or caregivers. Come and meet new local friends, relax, talk, get support and have a cup of coffee while your child plays. Playroom stocked with toys and playground available during warmer weather.

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

Toddler Storytime. 10:30 a.m. Wallkill Public Library, 7 Bona Ventura Ave., Wallkill. Ages 12-3 years are invited for music, stories, and crafts. 895-3707.

Great Fours and Fives Story Hour. 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. Gardiner Library, 133 Farmer’s Turnpike, Gardiner. Play games, participate in action rhymes, explore books and create related crafts. 255-1255.

Lego Club. 4:30 p.m. The Josephine-Louise Public Library, 5 Scofield Street, Walden. K-5th grade. 778-7621.

Art for Kids! 4:30 p.m. The Josephine-Louise Public Library, 5 Scofield Street, Walden. Ages 5 and up. 778-7621.

Music + Movement. 4:30 p.m. Sunflower Art Studios, 2965 Route 44-55, Gardiner. New class led by dancer and artist Michelledana Shafran. Children will learn to move and move to learn at the same time. When a wide range of movement skills are applied to creative movement they expand the range of expressive possibilities enabling children to communicate through movement and respond to the mood and quality of literature, art and music. K-5. 419-5219.

Nar-Anon Family Group. 7:30 p.m. First Reformed Church 70 Scofield Street Walden (Entrance on Church Street). For family and friends of anyone affected by Addiction. 234-5452.

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.

Knitting Group. 3 - 5 p.m., Sarah Hull Hallock Free Library in Milton, Adults and teens, Knitters work on their own items or join in on group projects. Free lessons on all techniques.

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

Cuban Salsa Dance Classes. 6-7 p.m. Unison Arts Center, 68 Muntain Rest Road, New Paltz. with Andrés Veranes and Valentina Suaréz. $15 at the door. 255-1559.

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

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

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren. 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Newburgh Youth Bureau, 167 Broadway, Newburgh. Call Cornell Cooperative Extension. 344-1234.

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.

Majong Club. 3-5 p.m., 6-8 p.m. Wallkill Public Library, 7 Bona Ventura Ave., Wallkill. Meet up and play this addictive game during this weekly offering. No need to bring your own mahjong set – you can use the library’s! 895-3707.

Gardiner Chess Club for Experienced Adults Players. 3 - 4:30 p.m. Gardiner Library, 133 Farmer’s Turnpike. This club is geared for those who already know how to play so they can meet new people and improve their chess skills. For more information call Peter Birnham at 851-8171 or the library at 255-1255.

Gardiner Chess Club Beginners. 4 - 5:30 p.m. Gardiner Library, 133 Farmer’s Turnpike. Open to all ages, the goal is to teach participants to play chess in a relaxed, fun, supportive environment. People who are interested in volunteering to help teach children and adults can contact Nicole at 255-1255 or

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

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

Nicotine Anonymous. 7 p.m. Education Bldg of Dutch Reform Church, 92 Huguenot St., New Paltz, second floor. 687-7892.

Country Quilters. 7:15 p.m. Crawford Town Hall, upstairs, 121 Route 302, Pine Bush. Both new and experienced quilters learn from each other. New members welcome. Info, Carol Kilian 283-7546.

Outdoor Activities
Mohonk Preserve Bob Babb Wednesday Walk . 9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Mohonk Preserve, New Paltz. Adults of all ages and levels of ability are welcome. Moderate five-mile hike. $10 non-members. 255-0919.

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

Blood drive. 10:30 a.m. – 7:30 p.m. Mount Saint Mary College Hudson Hall Auditorium, 330 Powell Ave., Newburgh. Each doner will be asked to give approximately one pint of blood. Bring ID with photo or signature. Eat well and drink fluids before donating. 800-688-0900.

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
Poughkeepsie Newyorkers Barbershop Chorus. 7:30 p.m. St. Andrews Church 110 Overlook Rd. Poughkeepsie. Male a cappella group that sings in the uniquely American “Barbershop Style” of close four-part harmony.

The Arsonists. 8 p.m. Denizen Theatre, Water Street Market, 10 Main St., New Paltz. A father and daughter arson team escape to the Florida Everglades for a provocative journey from grief to redemption exploring the primal bond between parent and child. Tickets $5-$24 may be purchased online. 303-4136;


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