Storytime: 1:30 to 2:15 p.m. Oct. 21. Art-related story time programs for preschool children ages 3-5 . The programs will be held 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.
Bubble trouble: 10 a.m. Oct. 25. Bubble Trouble
Reading: 7:15 p.m. Oct. 26. A new screenplay from Hudson Valley writer Nina Shengold will be read as part of the Rosendale Theatre’s Artists’s New Work Forum series. 408 Main St., Rosendale. (845) 6588989. Free.
Book Signing: 6:30 p.m. Oct. 27. Ellenville’s Early Days. Ellenville Public Library & Museum, 40 Center St., Ellenville.
Readings: 7 p.m. Oct. 27. Poel Djelloul Marbrook will read from his new book “Shadow of the Heron”. New World Home Cooking 1411 Rt. 212, between Woodstock and Saugerties.
with Jeff Boyer. This exciting, interactive show teaches kids the science inside bubbles. Tickets $8 for all ages. The Center For Performing Arts at Rhinebeck. 661 Route 308, Rhinebeck. (845) 8763088. Art In the Morning: 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Oct. 26. Preschoolers 3 to 5 years old. Last Wed. of every month. The Wagon House, Olana State Historic Site, 5720 State Rd. 9G, Hudson. $5/ child, all adults are free. (518) 828-1872
Creepy Creatures: 4:15 p.m. Oct. 26. Children ages 6-12 will make felt, fleece, batting and pipe cleaners into spiders, bats, and rats. Ellenville Public Library & Museum, 40 Center St., Ellenville. (845) 657-5530
Gamer’s Lounge: 4 to 5:30 p.m. Fridays 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-comefirst-served
LEGO Club: 4:15 p.m. Fridays For children ages 5 and up. Ellenville Public Library and Museum, 40 Center St., Ellenville. (845) 647-5530.
Novice Guitar Jam: 3:30 p.m. Mondays, Town of Esopus Library, 128 Canal St., Port Ewen. (845) 3385580, esopuslibrary.org.
Pokemon Club: 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Saugerties Public Library, 91 Washington Ave., Saugerties. (845) 246-4317.
LEGO Club: 4 p.m. Wednesdays Tivoli Free Library, 86 Broadway, Tivoli. (845) 757-3771.
Art Hour: 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Wednesdays Ages 3 to 103 with Francesca. Frannie will cook up something creative to do each week. She is known for her work with natural found objects, as well as jewelry. Phoencia Library, 48 Main St., Phoencia, (845) 688-7811.
Concerts and music
The Suitcase Junket: 9 p.m. Oct. 21. The Suitcase Junket is the nom-debande of Northampton, Mass. Club Helsinki, 405 Columbia St., Hudson. (518) 828-4800 Natalie Merchant & friends: 7 p.m. Oct. 22. doors open at 6:30 p.m. . SUNY New Paltz, Studley hall, 51 Plattekill Ave., New Paltz. All funds raised will go towards programs for youth in New Paltz and for children in Nepal.
Music: 7 p.m. Oct. 22. Fleurine featuring the Boys from Brazil. The Falcon, 1348 Rt. 9W, Marlboro. (845) 236-7970
Live Music: 8 p.m. Oct. 22. Original music performed by Hudson Valley songwriters at the Arts Society of Kingston, 97 Broadway, Kingston. (ASK).
Live Music: 8:30 p.m. Oct. 22. Pitchfork Militia. This rockin’ 3 piece is in turns, funny, raging, satirical and silly. It’s fun, it’s fast, it’s loud. High Falls Café, (845) 687-2699
Music: 7 to 10 p.m. Oct. 24. Corey Dandridge’s World Gospel Residency. The Falcon, 1348 Rt. 9W, Marlboro. (845) 236-7970.
Concert: 8 p.m. Oct. 25. Gypsy Songs, The Romani Diaspora. SUNY New Paltz, 1 Hawk Dr., New Paltz. (845) 257-2700 Gospel Music Worship: 9 a.m. Oct. 23. Local luminary and upright bassist Robert Bard, NYC jazz pianist William Norman, and local singer-songwriter Tobias Anderson will be at the Redeemer Evangelical Lutheran Church, 90 Rt. 32 South, New Paltz.
Music: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 23. Sun Brunch. John Simon & The Jazz. The Falcon, 1348 Rt. 9W, Marlboro Concert & Presentation: 2 p.m. Oct. 23. Beyond the Music: A Musical geography of Mexico. Showcase of 12 distinct regional styles of Mexican folk music expertly performed. Free. Prometheus Brass: 3 p.m. Oct. 23. Saugerties United Methodist Church, 67 Washington Ave., Saugerties. Adults $12, seniors $10, students free. (845) 679-5733 or (845) 2465021 Concert: 3 p.m. Oct. 23. Canadian Brass. The Church of the Messiah, 6436 Montgomery St., Rhinebeck. Tickets $30 at door. Rhinebeck Chamber Music Society, (845) 8762870 Music: 7 to 10 p.m. Oct. 23. Adam Levy & The Mint Imperials (Indie Rock) The Falcon, 1348 Rt. 9W,
Marlboro Bridge Music radio broadcasts: Public sound-art installation featuring the music of Joseph Bertolozzi using sounds from the Mid Hudson Bridge. Sitespecific radio broadcasts at 95.3FM from JohnsonIorio Park, Ransom Road, Highland. Year round. Free. http://www.josephbertolozzi.com/bridge-music/
Music: 7 to 10 p.m. Oct. 26. Poet Gold’s Poelodies (spoken Word HipHop music) The Falcon, 1348 Rt. 9W, Marlboro. (845) 236-7970
Music: 8 p.m. Oct. 26. Elizabeth Cook brings Southern Country-Rock to Club Helsinki, 405 Columbia St., Hudson. (518) 8284800 Live Music: 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. Oct. 27. Station Bar & Curio, Veronica Nunn w/ Peter Einhorn Trio. in the heated pavilion. 101 Tinker St., Woodstock.
Music: 7 to 20 p.m. Oct. 27. David Wilcox, legendary songwriter (folk rock). The Falcon, 1348 Rt. 9W, Marlboro. (845) 236-7970
Concert: 7:30 p.m. Oct. 27. Music Institute of Sullivan and Ulster Counties. Annual Cecily Fortescue Memorial Concert. St. John’s Episcopal Church, 40 Market St., Ellenville. Donations will go to the Cecily Fortescue Scholarship Fund, to help a needy string player continue their private instruction. (845) 647-5087
Dance Party: 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Oct. 25. Monster Mash Pre-school dance party. The Gardiner Library, 133 Farmer’s Turnpike, Gardiner. (845) 255-1255.
Talk: 7 p.m. Oct. 25. Herablist Susan Gingerich, the “Herb Lady of Lavender Glen”. Steinberg Reading Room, Elting Memorial Library, 93 Main St., New Paltz. This free and wonderful program is open to all.
Line Dancing: 9:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. Wednesdays Adult senior line dancing for beginners, 10 to 11 a.m. for intermediate. Andy Murphy Midtown Neighborhood Center, 467 Broadway, Kingston. No fee. Contact Pat Johnson, (845) 4817332.
Lectures and workshops
2 p.m. Oct. 21. Lowell Thing on What Kingston Read/ Books and Ephemera, Friends of Historic Kingston, corner of Main and Wall Streets, Kingston www.fohk.org (845) 3390720
Workshop: 6 p.m. Oct. 21. (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. Amphibian Biodiversity: 7 p.m. Oct. 21. University of Maryland’s Karen Lips will discuss the underlying causes of global amphibian declines and extinctions.
Cary Institute, 2801 Sharon Tpk., Millbrook. Free and open to the public. www. caryinstitute.org
Gallery Talk & Tour: 2to 5 p.m. Oct. 22. SUNY New Paltz Metal program. Lead by Myra Mimlitsch-Gray and Akiko Busch. Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, 1 Hawk Dr., New Paltz. (845) 257-3844
Talk: 2 p.m. Oct. 22. “Mysterious Stone Sites of the Hudson Valley and Northern New Jersey”. Author and researcher Linda Zimmermann. Kingston Library, 55 Franklin St., Kingston. (845) 331-0507
Talk: 9:45 a.m. Oct. 23. Rhinebeck Reformed Church, 6368 Mill Street, Rhinebeck. Arthur Gowran will be speaking at the worship service. All are welcome. Program: 12 p.m. Oct. 23. Free program for kids and families. Fiesta Mexicana. Mexican songs & stories. Kleinert/James Center for Arts, 34 Tinker St., Woodstock. Free program.
Talk: 2 p.m. Oct. 23. The Vedder Research Library will present a program given by Adam Hradilek of Czech republic, editor of the new book Sedm Let V Gulagu (Seven Years in The Gulag). Greene County Historical Society’s Vedder Research Library, Reading Room, Rt. 9W, 1.5 miles south of the intersection of rts. 9W, 385, and 81 near Coxsackie. 2 p.m. Guided walking tour of Main St., Hurley. Rain or shine. Adults $5, children under 12 free. Hurley Heritage Museum, 52 Main St., Hurley. (845) 331-8852 hurleyheritagesociety.org.
Lecture: 3 p.m. Oct. 23. Author A.J. Schenkman presents a lecture on tales of gangs, desperados and more. Kiersted House, 119 Main St., Saugerties. (845) 246-9529
Talk: 4:45 p.m. Oct. 24. Leading business journalist Andy Serwer to deliver second annual John J. Curran ’75 Lecture in Journalism. Bard College, Annandaleob-Hudson. (845) 7587649 Presentation: 7 p.m. Oct. 25. “There and Back”, an informative and motivating presentation on drug and alcohol abuse. Onteora Central School District, Rt. 28, Boiceville. Information fair 6 to 7 p.m. and 8 to 9 p.m.
Adult Craft: 6 p.m. Oct. 26. We will be making felted pumpkins. Kingstgon Lilbrary, 55 Franklin St., Kingston. Registration required. (845) 331-0988.
Forum: 7 p.m. Oct. 26. National issues Forum entitled Making End Meet: Is there a Way to Help Working Americans? Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential library and Museum, Henry A. Wallace Center, 4079 Albany Post Rd., Hyde Park. Free and open to the public, but registration is required as space is limited. Email Cliff Laube at Clifford. firstname.lastname@example.org for call (845) 486-7745
Lecture: 11:30 a.m. Oct. 26. Bestselling author Wes Moore’s lecture as part of Marists’s First year seminar common reading of his book,”The Other Wes Moore”. McCann Arena, Marist College, 3399 North Rd., Poughkeepsie. (845) 575-3174. Pressure Canning: 6to 9 p.m. Oct. 26. Cornell Cooperative Extension of Ulster County, 232 Plaza Rd., Kingston. (845) 3403990. Adult Craft: 6 p.m. Oct. 26. We will be making felted pumpkins. Kingstgon Lilbrary, 55 Franklin St., Kingston. Registration required. (845) 331-0988
Workshop: 6:30 p.m. Oct. 26. Dia de Mueretos! Make an alter for the traditional Mexican “Day of the Dead” sharing the meaning of the wonderful cultural holiday. Free and open to all ages. Ellenville Public Library & Museum, 40 Center St., Ellenville. (845) 647-5530
Lecture: 7 to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 26. Material Remains: Women and Textiles, with Hallie Bond: Scholar, NY Council for the Humanities. Rosendale Public Library, 264 Main St., Rosendale.
Forum: 7 p.m. Oct. 26. National issues Forum entitled Making End Meet: Is there a Way to Help Working Americans? Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential library and Museum. Workshop & Discussion: 7 p.m. Oct. 27. Emotions Matter: Creating More Compassionate Schools and Communities through Emotional Intelligence. The Coykendall Science Building Auditorium, SUNY New Paltz, 1 Hawk Rd., New Paltz. Dialogue: 7 p.m. Oct. 27. Cyber Safety Awareness for Parents, New Paltz High School, 130 South Putt Corners Rd., New Paltz. Outings
Ghost Tours: 6 to 9 p.m. Tours run every half hour Fridays and Saturdays. Tickets $10 for adults and $5 for children (12 and under). The Legends by Candlelight Ghost Tours. Clermont State Historic Site. (518) 537-4240.
Open House: 9 to 11 a.m. Oct. 21. 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 Rt. 22, Amenia. No cost to attend. MoonWalk: 7 to 9 p.m. Oct. 21. Hudson Valley Rail Trail will feature a guided moonwalk, light snacks, beverages and a bonfire. Hudson Valley Rail Trail Depot, 101 New Paltz Rd., Highland. Entrance fee $5 with children 6 and under free. Will be held rain or moonshine. 5th Annual Scarecrows: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 22.
Frog Alley, at the ruins of the Louw-Bogardus House, adjacent to Wiltwyck Fire Station. A community event. See stylish scarecrows on display created by local artists, area businesses and members of the community. Kreepy Kids Kruise: 11:30 a.m. Oct. 22. DJ, magician, face painting & more. Adults $22, children ages 4-11 $14. Hudson River Cruises, 1 East Strand St., Kingston. (845) 340-4700
Cemetery Tour: 7 p.m. Oct. 22. Our histories are no longer buried. Visit Kingston’s colonial era and meet it’s citizens-famous and perhaps infamousburied on the grounds. Old Dutch Church, 272 Wall St., Kingston. $10 per person, children under 12 free. www. the theatre on the road. com. Open House: 2 p.m. Oct. 23. The Town of Hyde Park Historical Society will have an open House at the Little Red Schoolhouse, on the grounds of the North Park Elementary School, Rt 9G, Hyde Park. (845) 2299029
Ghost Train Night: 6 p.m. Oct. 24. Free story telling, music, crafts, and refreshments. Hyde Park Train Station Museum, 38 River Rd., Hyde Park. (845) (518) 0635 for info. www. hydeparkstation.com
Hike: 10 to 11:30 a.m. Fridays, Explore the Peter’s Kill area of Minnewaska. Snowshoes may be reserved and rented from the Park Preserve Office, for a discounted rate of $5 per person for this program. Sam’s Point Preserve, Minnewaska State Park Reserve, (845) 255-0752, email@example.com, www.nysparks.com. Preregistration is required. Kingston Farmer’s Market: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Wall Street, Kingston. Hudson Valley Farmers Market: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays, Fresh and local products. Every Saturday
year-round. Creig Farm, Pitcher Lane, Red Hook. Historic 1812 House Tours: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays through October. View the private collection of 18th and early 19th century furnishings and decorative arts. Adults $5; child under 16 $2. Friends of Historic Kingston, corner of Wall and Main Streets, Stockade District of Kingston (845) 339-0720 www.fohk.org
Film: 1 p.m. Oct. 22. The Bardavon continues the MET: Live in HD. Mozart’s Don Giovanni. Tickets $28 (adutls) $26 (Bardavon Member). 35 Market St., Poughkeepsie. (845) 4732072
Film: 3 p.m. Oct. 22. Life, animated. Inspiration story of Owen Suskind, a young man who was unable to speak as a child until he and his family discovered a unique way to communicate, by immersing themselves in the world of classic Disney animated films. Rosendale Theatre, 408 Main St., Rosendale. $7/$5 members.
Movie: 6:30 p.m. Oct. 26. Life, Animated is the inspirational story of Owen Suskind, a young man who was unable to speak as a child until he and his family discovered a unique way to communicate by immersing themselves in the world of classic Disney animated films. Presented by Devereux Foundation. Time and Space Limited (TSL), 434 Columbia St., Hudson.
Film: 7 p.m. Oct. 26. “Lost Rondout: a Story of Urban Removal”. Steven Blauweiss and Lynn Woods. Hudson River Maritime Museum, 50 Rondout Landing, Kingston. (845) 338-0071
Screening: 5 p.m. Oct. 27. New documentary that examines the immigrant experience in higher education in the U.S. through first-person stories. Taylor Hall, rm. 203, Vassar College, 124 Raymond Ave., Poughkeepsie. (845) 437-5370
Craft Fair: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 22. Juried show of hand-crafted items. Admission $3. Miller Middle School, 65 Fording Place Rd., Lake Katrine. (845) 943-3941
Bazaar: 10 am. To 5 p.m. Oct. 22. Rosendale Rec Center, 1055 Rt. 32, Rosendale. Fun for all. There will be food vendors, games, bounce houses, raffles, & more. All proceeds benefit abused children right here in the Hudson Valley. Meadow Fest: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 22. A celebration of books and music. High Meadow School, 3643 Main St., Stone Ridge. Includes readings by noted Hudson Valley authors of books for children and young adults, workshops featuring authors and illustrators sharing their craft, and to top it all off, a Barn Dance. Oktoberfest Dinner: 4 to 7 p.m. Oct. 22. Bratwurst w/sauerkraut & German potato salad or Sauerbraten w/red cabbage & spaetzle. Dessert and beverage incl. Adults $15; seniors $14; child hot dog meal $6. Take-outs avail.
Handicapped accessible. (845) 331-7099
Turkey Dinner: 4to7 p.m. Oct. 22. Marbletown Reformed Church, 79th annual Turkey Supper. Continuous seating – takeouts available. Adults $15, kids 5-12 $8, under 5 eat free. 3750 Main St., Stone Ridge. (845) 687-7701 for more info.
Turkey Dinner: 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 22. Klyne Esopus Museum, continuous servings, Reformed Church of 160 Salem St., Port Ewen. Take out dinners from 3:45 until 4:45 p.m. Tickets $15 for adults and $8 for children under the age of 12. Clothes Swap & Sale: 12 to 4 p.m. Oct. 23. The Love it or Swap it. Rhinebeck Methodist Church, 83 Market St., Rhinebeck across from the Rhinebeck Town Hall. (845) 876-4572. $25 Entrance fee to benefit Sinterklaas. Repair Café: 4 p.m. Oct. 23. Free event where community members bring beloved but broken items, and together , with volunteer repair coaches, fix them. The Gardiner Library, 133 Farmer’s Turnpike, Gardiner. (845) 255-1255.
Pasta Dinner: 3 to 6 p.m. Oct. 27. Ziti or Spaghettimeatballs or sausage or mixed; bread, salad. In advance, $9 or at the Door $10. Sons and Daughters of Italy, 27 Bridge St., Hudson. (518) 828-2025
Chicken BBQ: 3:30 to 6 p.m. Oct. 27. Full chicken dinner with a ½ chicken, baked potato, corn on the cob, coleslaw, roll, butter & a cookie. $11. Fund raiser. Tickets can be obtained by calling Anthony (518) 943-5781. Advance Auto, Rt. 9W, Catskill.
Halloween Fun: 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Oct. 27. We will not so spookily read for the record with the Bear Ate YHour Sandwich. After being part of the largest shared reading experience, we will decorate Halloween cookies. Morton Memorial Library & Community House, 82 Kelly St., Rhinecliff.
Theater and performance
Musical: 7:30 p.m. Oct. 21. “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 Rt. 23, Hudson. (518) 8222027
Performance: 11 a.m. Oct. 22. The Wizard of Oz, by Center Players on Tour. The Center for Performing Arts at Rhinebeck, Rt. 308, Rhinebeck. (845) 8763088 ext. 13. Tickets $7 for children,$9 for adults. Purchase tickets at door 1 hour before show.
Theatre: 3 p.m. Oct. 23. National Theatre from London: The Deep Blue Sea. Rosendale Theatre, 408 Main St., Rosendale. (845) 658-8989. Tickets $12/$10 members.