Today, Dec. 2
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.
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. 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. 13th Annual Arts & Crafts Fair: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Bertelsmann Campus Center, Bard College, 30 Campus Road, Annandale-on-Hudson.
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 firstname.lastname@example.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) 3385580, esopuslibrary.org. 17th Annual Catskill Fiber Celebration: 3 to 7 p.m. Juried sale of fiber art by local artisans. Saturday
10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Woodstock Firehouse, 443 Zena Road, Woodstock. (845) 7509295. Holiday Gift Book Sale: 4 p.m. Library lobby and program room. The sale will continue during library open hours throughout the month of December. The Holiday Art Show and Sale will be open in the Duck Pond Gallery in December as well. Books for all ages at a reasonable price. The Friends of the Town of Esopus Library, 128 Canal St., Port Ewen. (845) 338-5580.
Math Circle: 4 p.m. Bard College math students are back to do fun math games and activities with us. Families with children in grades 1 and up. Free and open to all. Tivoli Free Library, 86 Broadway, Village of Tivoli. (845) 757-3771.
Holiday on Huguenot Street: 4to9 p.m. Celebrate the season with Historic Huguenot Street and the Reformed Church of New Paltz. Parade 6:45 p.m. Community Tree lighting 7 p.m. Guests are welcome to take free photos with Santa. Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. 81 Huguenot St., New Paltz. (845) 255-1889, email@example.com.
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.
Christmas Bazaar: 4 to 8 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m. To 3 p.m. Santa’s attic, bake sale, crafts, gift sho, food, soup sale. United Reformed Church, 11 Church St., Bloomington. Handicap accessible. (845) 3317099. LEGO Club: 4:15 p.m. For children ages 5 and up. Ellenville Public Library & Museum, 40 Center St., Ellenville. (845) 647-5530. Libratory: 4:30 p.m. This is what happens when a library gets mashed up with a library, resulting in an exciting, hand-on opportunity for children to participate in STEM learning in a fun, informal environment. Red Hook Public Library, 7444 South Broadway, Red Hook. (845) 876-3241. 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.
Snowflake Festival: 5 to 8 p.m. Fire twirlers, interactive ice sculpture, horse-drawn wagon ride, and Santa Claus. North Front and Wall streets, Kingston. Saugerties First Friday: 5to9 p.m. Every month in the village of Saugerties, businesses stay open late an offer special activities and discounts to visitors. Partition, Market and Main streets, Saugerties.
Exhibition: 6 to 9 p.m. Meet and mingle with emerging artists and experience their work in person. Free an open to the public. Women’s Studio Workshop, 722 Binnewater Lane, Rosendale. (845) 658-9133.
Discussion: 6 p.m. Pushing the Limits present an open discussion on “Cat’s Cradle” by Kurt Vonnegut. The library will be serving pizza and
screening and a short film about individuals incorporating science into their everyday lives. Red Hook Public Library, 7444 South Broadway, Red Hook. (845) 758-3241. 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, airstudio@aol. com or www.AirStudioGallery.com.
Gardiner’s Annual Caroling: 7 to 8:30 p.m. and Christmas tree lighting. Follow the fire truck down Main Street, sing holiday carols and tree lighting. Start at Gardiner Gables, 2356 U.S. Route 44/and state Route 55, Gardiner. (845) 255-9675, ext. 103
Play: 7 p.m. and Dec. 4 at 3 p.m. “And Then There None.” Kingston High School, 403 Broadway, Kingston. Tickets are $10. (845) 943-3TIX.
Concert: 7 p.m. “Hark! A Thrilling Voice is Sounding!” New Paltz Musicales Fourth Annual Christmastime benefit concert. One hundred percent of all donations will benefit Family of Woodstock, Inc. Admission is a suggested donation of $15/adult, $5/child (12 and under). Redeemer Evangelical Lutheran Church, 90 Route 32 South, New Paltz. (845) 255-0051.
Open Mic: 7 p.m. Calling all poets. Roost Studios, 69 Main St., New Paltz. Refreshments available. $5. $4 CAPS & Roost Members, $3 students and seniors.
Musical: 7:30 p.m. “A Christmas Story: The Musical.” Based on the movie classic. Fridays and Saturdays 7:30 p.m. Sundays 2 p.m. Dec. 2 through Dec. 11. Tickets $32-$40, plus a $4 convenience charge. Box office, (845) 679-6900. Woodstock Playhouse, 103 Mill Hill Road, Woodstock. Play Christmas Carol: 7:30 p.m. Ulster Ballet. A Spectuclar Show for All Ages. Dec. 3 at 4 p.m. and Dec. 4 at 2 p.m. UPAC, 601 Broadway, Kingston. At the door $25, $22, $18. (845) 339-6088.
Performance: 7:30 p.m. Miki Orihara solo performance “Resonance” live music with Senri Oe. Kaatsbaan, 120 Broadway, Tivoli. (845) 7575106, ext. 2 Adults $30, student rush and children $10. 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, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Play: 8 p.m. “Unmasked” A new play by Raine Grayson. Parker Theatre, SUNY New Paltz, 1 Hawk Drive, New Paltz. Also Dec. 3 at 8 p.m. and Dec. 4 at 2 p.m. (845) 489-5159.
Live Music: 8 to 11 p.m. Old School, VFW, 740 East Chester St., Kingston. $8 cover $15 for couples.
Live Music: 8 p.m. 13-year-old Jazz phenomenon Joey Alexander brings piano trio to Helsinki Hudson, 405 Columbia St. Hudson. (518) 8284800. Performance: 8 p.m. “Every Christmas Story Ever Told.” ThursdaysSaturdays at 8 p.m. Sundays 2 p.m. Dec. 2 through Dec. 18. Tickets $3439. Shadowland Stages, 157 Canal St., Ellenville. (845) 647-5511, shadowlandtheare.org