Today, Nov. 4
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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 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. Talk and Walk: 10 to 11:30 a.m. For the Birds. Discussion at the library, followed by a bird walk in the local community. Ellenville Public Library, 40 Center St., Ellenville. (845) 647-5530. 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) 2464317. Storytime: 11 a.m. or 2 p.m. For children ages 4-5. Highland Public Library, 30 Church St., Highland. (845) 691-2275. Art Exhibit: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Watercolors by Betsy Jacaruso & Cross River Fine Arts. Thurs.Sat. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sun. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Courtyard, 43-2 E. Market St., Rhinebeck. (845) 516-4435. 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: 1 to 3 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 email@example.com. 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. Math Circle: 4 to 5:30 p.m. Bard College math students are back to do fun math games and activities. For families with children in grades 1 and up. Free and open to the public. Tivoli Free Library, 86 Broadway, Tivoli. (845) 757-3771. Displays: 4 to 7 p.m. Opening Reception. Historical Treasures from our vault. John Burroughs, historical documents about Port Ewen, and artworks. On display Nov. 5-26. Town of Esopus Library, Duck Pond Gallery, 128 Canal St., Port Ewen. Free admission. (845) 338-5580. 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. Soup and Sub Sale: 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. A variety of cold subs, fresh soups (by quart, pint or bowl) and dessert will be available. Elizaville United Methodist Church, Columbia County routes 2 & 19, Elizaville. Eat in or take out. (518) 537-4536 or, on day of event, (845) 756-5602. Soup and Sub Sale: 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. A variety of cold subs, fresh soups (by quart, pint or bowl) and dessert will be available. Elizaville United Methodist Church, Columbia County routes 2 & 19, Elizaville. Eat in or take out. (518) 537-4536 or, on day of event, (845) 756-5602. Star Nation Sacred Circle: First Fridays of the month, 7 to 9 p.m. Center for Symbolic Studies, 475 River Road Extension, Tillson. A not-for-skeptics discussion group concerning all things paranormal. Dedicated to acknowledging the extraterrestrial presence on earth. Bring a drink, a snack to share and a comfortable lawn chair to sit under the stars afterwards for a UFO watch. Contact Jim Marzano at (845) 331-2662, firstname.lastname@example.org or www.AirStudioGallery.com. Art Exhibit: 5 to 7 p.m. Open Reception. Muroff-Kotler Visual arts gallery, SUNY Ulster to host, The Invisible Wall: Works by Wayne Montecalvo and Laura Moriarty, 491 Cottekill Road, Stone Ridge. (845) 687-5113. Art Exhibit: 5 to 9 p.m. Opening Reception. Petit: A Group Exhibition of Smaller Sized Art. Emerge Gallery, 228 Main St., Saugerties. (845) 247-7515. Exhibition: 6 to 8 p.m. Opening reception. “Treasures of Our Back Yards”. Morton Memorial Library, 82 Kelly St., Rhinecliff. (845) 876-2903. Nov. 4–30. Reading & Art Auction Benefit: 6 to 8 p.m. Animals Among Us: A literary reading and art auction. Inquiring Minds Bookstore, 65 Partition St., Saugerties. Proceeds from sales of books and art going to the Saugerties Animal Shelter. Fall Drama: 7 p.m. The President’s Players presents “Radium Girls.” Nov. 4 and 5. Franklin D. Roosevelt High School, South Cross Road, Hyde Park. Tickets $5 at the door. Inspired by a true story. Documentary: 7 to 9 p.m. “Two Blue Lines” explores the passionate dispute among Israeli citizens about their government’s occupation of Palestine. Woodstock Town Hall, 76 Tinker St., Woodstock. Free and open to the public. Live Music: 7 to 10 p.m. Jay Collins & The northern Resistance (Roots Rock), The Falcon Main Stage, 1348 Route 9W, Marlboro. (845) 236-7970 Live Music: 7 to 10 p.m. Dylan Doyle Band at the Falcon Underground (Blues Rock). 1348 Route 9W, Marlboro. (845) 236-7970. Music Variety Show: 7:30 p.m. St. Mary of the Snow-St. Joseph parish. This event will be offered on Nov. 4 and 5 at 7:30 p.m. and Nov. 6 at 2 p.m. Will be held at St. Mary of the Snow Hall, 36 Cedar St., Saugerties. Tickets $12 for adults, $5 for children aged 5-13. Free for children 1-4. Call Carol (845) 246-6767. Ballroom by request: 8 to 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. Live Music: 9 p.m. Bruce Katz Band, Club Helsinki, 405 Columbia St., Hudson. (518) 828-4800.