Today, Oct. 21
Open House: 9 to 11 a.m. for prospective families, professionals, and community members who want to learn more about the education we offer students with learning differences. Maplebrook School, Main Campus, 542 Route 22, Amenia. No cost to attend. Baby/Toddler Playgroup: 9:30 a.m. For ages infant to 5 years old, Athens Cultural Center, 24 Second St., Athens. Children must be accompanied by parent, grandparents or caregiver. (518) 945-2580 or email@example.com. Blood Donation: 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Ellenville Regional Hospital, 10 Healthy Way, Ellenville. (845) 647-6400. Class: 9:30 to 11 a.m. Mixed level Vinyasa, Anne Robinson. Marbletown Multi-Arts, 3588 Main St., Stone Ridge. (845) 687-8890 Exercise Program: 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Adult/Senior Exercise program. Andy Murphy Midtown Neighborhood Center, 467 Broadway, Kingston. Call Pat Johnson at (845) 481-7332. Book Sale: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Starr Library, 68 W. Market St., Rhinebeck. (845) 8764030, starrlibrary.org. Happy Apple Thrift Shop: 10 a.m. 24 E. O’Reilly St., Kingston. To 3 p.m. (845) 338-0833. Fairly New Thrift Shop: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 58 Pearl St., Kingston. (845) 481-4171. Under Threes Storytime: 10 a.m. For children birth-35 months with a caregiver. Ellenville Public Library & Museum, 40 Center St., Ellenville. Sign up at (845) 647-5530. Little Brainstormers: 10:30 a.m. Town of Esopus Library, 128 Canal St., Port Ewen, (845) 338-5580. esopuslibrary.org. Toddler storytime: 10:30 a.m. For children 12-36 months, Ellenville Public Library and Museum, 40 Center St., Ellenville. (845) 647-3350. Story Time: 10:30 a.m. Preschool story time. Early literacy activities and stories for children ages 3-5. Ellenville Public Library & Museum, 40 Center St., Ellenville. (845) 647-3350. Musical storytime: 10:30 a.m. 1- to 3-years-old, Saugerties Public Library, 91 Washington Ave., Saugerties. (845) 246-4317. Storytime: 11 a.m. or 2 p.m. For children ages 4-5. Highland Public Library, 30 Church St., Highland. (845) 691-2275. Happy Paws Thrift Store: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. 282 Main St., Saugerties. Proceeds benefit the Ulster County SPCA. Canasta Players: 12 p.m. Gardiner Public Library, 133 Farmer’s Turnpike, Gardiner. (845) 255-1255. Thrift Store: 12-4 p.m. Margaretville Hospital Auxilary Thrift Shop, 850 Main St., Margaretville. Crossroads to Recovery: 1 p.m. Holy Cross Church, 30 Pine Grove Ave., Kingston. Kingston Library Ravelers Needlework Group: 1to3 p.m. The Story Hour Room, 55 Franklin St., Kingston. Adult knitters, crocheters and other types of needleworkers are welcome to join this informal gathering. Bring your needles, hooks, yarn, and other supplies, as well as ideas, patterns, and finished work to share and discuss. For more information, call the library at (845) 331-0507 or email Michele at firstname.lastname@example.org. Storytime: 1:30 to 2:15 p.m. Art-related story time programs for preschool children ages 3-5. The programs will take place on Oct. 21 and Nov. 18. No pre-registration is necessary. Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Vassar College, 124 Raymond Ave., Poughkeepsie. (845) 437-5370. Gallery Conversations: 2 p.m. Lowell Thing on What Kingston Read/Books and Ephemera, Friends of Historic Kingston, Main and Wall streets, Kingston. (845) 3390720, www.fohk.org. Teen Book Group: 3 p.m. Stone Ridge Library, Main Street, Stone Ridge. (845) 687-2044. Free tutoring by appointment: 3 to 6 p.m. Homework clubs and after-school kid sitters. Empowering Ellenville, 159 Canal St., Ellenville. (877) 576-9931. Anime Club, meets first and third Friday of every month: 3:30-6 p.m. Town of Esopus Library, 128 Canal Street, Port Ewen, (845) 338-5580, esopuslibrary.org. Gamer’s Lounge: 4 to 5:30 p.m. Tivoli Free Library, 86 Broadway, Tivoli. Attention, gamers: Gamers’ Lounge is here. Grab your laptop and join us for some Minecraft, or go low-tech and play Pokemon, Magic: The Gathering or another card or board game with us. For children 9 and up. No registration necessary. Limited public laptops available on a first-come-first-served basis. LEGO Club: 4:15 p.m. For children ages 5 and up. Ellenville Public Library & Museum, 40 Center St., Ellenville. (845) 647-5530. Teen Decompression: 4:30 p.m. (Second and fourth Thursdays of the month; young adult program) Town of Esopus Library, 128 Canal St., Port Ewen. (845) 338-5580, esopuslibrary.org. Libratory: 4:30 p.m. This is what happens when a library gets mashed up with a library, resulting in an exciting, handon opportunity for children to participate in STEM learning in a fun, informal environment. Red Hook Public Library, 7444 S. Broadway, Red Hook. (845) 876-3241, www.redhooklibrary.org. Rosendale Fourth Fridays Night Market: 5 to 10 p.m. Featuring extended shop hours, Healthy Happy Hour at Creative Co-op, special events at Rosendale Theatre, live music in most venues throughout Rosendale on Main Street and beyond. www.allthingsrosendale.com or www.facebook. com/ATRosendale for more information. Workshop: 6 p.m. (Adult) Color Consciousness: We will supply paint, brushes and paper, or if you choose bring your own. Town of Esopus Library, 128 Canal St., Port Ewen. (845) 338-5580. Open Mic: 7 to 10 p.m. Every third Friday of each month at Pine Hill Community Center, 287 Main St., Pine Hill, Free admission and refreshments available. For more information call Mike at (607) 588-7129 or visit MikeHermansolo.com. MoonWalk: 7 to 9 p.m. Hudson Valley Rail Trail will feature a guided moonwalk, light snacks, beverages and a bonfire. Hudson Valley Rail Trail Depot, 101 New Paltz Road, Highland. Entrance fee $5 with children 6 and under free. Will take place rain or moonshine. Amphibian Biodiversity: 7 p.m. University of Maryland’s Karen Lips will discuss the underlying causes of global amphibian declines and extinctions. Cary Institute, 2801 Sharon Turnpike, Millbrook. Free and open to the public. www.caryinstitute.org. Musical: 7:30 p.m. “Jekyll and Hyde: The Musical”. Oct. 21, 22 at 7:30 p.m., Oct. 23 at 2 p.m. Tickets $14 for general, $12 for students, senior citizens. Arts Center Theater at Columbia-Greene Community College, 4400 Route 23, Hudson. (518) 822-2027. Ballroom by request: 8to 10:30 p.m. (First and third Fridays) Snap Fitness Studio, 1520, Route 55, LaGrangeville. Two quality lessons & practice time, hosted by seasoned teachers/performers Joe Donato and Julie Martyn. $10 for one lesson, $15 for both. (610) 420-4727, www.ballroomjoe. com, email@example.com. Music: 9 p.m. The Suitcase Junket is the nom-de-bande of Northampton, Mass. Club Helsinki, 405 Columbia St., Hudson. (518) 828-4800. Book Sale: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Starr Library, 68 W. Market St., Rhinebeck. (845) 8764030.