Creative Crossroads presents “The Shakers,” a Lumina Edition Series Photographs by Kenro and Yumiko Izu at the Stanford Grange, Route 82, Standfordville, this weekend, noon to 5 p.m. each day. (Photo: Courtesy photo )
Clubs listings are for events scheduled June 20-26. Send items to: Enjoy! Calendar, Poughkeepsie Journal, P.O. Box 1231, Poughkeepsie, NY 12602 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org. The deadline to submit items is 5 p.m. Friday for the following week’s Enjoy! Additional information is available by calling 845-437-4886. Programs and times are subject to change without notice. For a full list of calendar events, visit www.poughkeepsiejournal.com
The Chance — 6 Crannell St., Poughkeepsie. 7:30 p.m. June 20, Almost Famous 2 Performing Arts Show; 7:30 p.m. June 21, Drum Wars, T.Y.Y., First Round; 7 p.m. June 24, Jello Biafra, New Red Scare; 7 p.m. June 25, Scott Stapp. 845-471-1966.
Ciboney Cafe — 189 Church St, Poughkeepsie. 8 p.m. June 20, Michael Torsone, Steve D and friends; 9 p.m. June 21, DJ Big Chris; 9 p.m. June 26, Open mic comedy night. 845-486-4690.
Hyde Park Brewing Company — 4076 Albany Post Road, Hyde Park. 9 p.m. June 20, Four Guys in Disguise featuring Vito; 8 p.m. June 21, Heather Vacarr; 8:30 p.m. June 25, Petey Hop’s open mic blues jam. 845-229-8277.
La Puerta Azul — 2510 Route 44, Salt Point. 8 p.m. June 20, The Chain Gang; 8 p.m. June 21, Shorty Kings Clubhouse; 7:30 p.m. June 24, Questionnairey game night. 845-677-2985.
The Loft @ The Chance — 367 Main St., Poughkeepsie. 7 p.m. June 20, Conehead Buddha, The Fat Peace, Defunct Radio Circus; 7 p.m. June 21, Jounce, TV Champs. 845-471-1966.
Max’s on Main — 246 Main St., Beacon. 9:30 p.m. June 20, Talking Machine; 9:30 p.m. June 21, Jason Gisser; 7 p.m. June 24, Tuesday trivia night; 9:30 p.m. June 26, Karaoke with Cowboy Dan. 845-838-6297.
Piano Piano Wine Bar — 1064 Main St, Fishkill. 8:30 p.m. June 21, Save the Cheerleader. 845-896-8466.
Quinn’s — Quinn’s, 330 Main St., Beacon. 8 p.m. June 23, Jazz session with Andrea Wolper and her trio; 8:30 p.m. June 26, Charlie Rauh, Jasmine Dreame Wagner. 845-202-7447.
Towne Crier Cafe — 379 Main St., Beacon. 8:30 p.m. June 20, Dennis Gruenling & Doug Deming with The Jewel Tones; 8:30 p.m. June 21, Black 47; 7 p.m. June 22, Open mic finals, invitational round; 7 p.m. June 23 and 25, Open mic hosted by Don Lowe and Dave Goldenberg. 845-855-1300.
The Bearsville Theater — 291 Tinker St., Woodstock. June 20, Hudson Valley Super BRAWL 2 (Broads Regional Arm Wrestling League.) Doors open at 7 p.m. with wrestling at 8 p.m.; noon June 21, Bearsville picnic summer “soulstice” party. 845-679-4406.
The Falcon — 1348 Route 9W, Marlboro. 7 p.m. June 20, Jim Campilongo Trio with opening act, Eric Hill Trio; 7 p.m. June 21, Ed Palermo Big Band; June 22, Willa McCarthy Band during brunch, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Music at 7 p.m. by David Weiss Sextet; 7 p.m. June 26, Jeremy Baum. CD release party for “The Eel.” 845-236-7824.
High Falls Cafe — The Stone Dock Golf Club, 12 Stone Dock Road, High Falls. 8:30 p.m. June 21, The Trapps; 6:30 p.m. June 23, Open mic with Jeff Entin; 7 p.m. June 26, Trivia night with Paul Tully and Eric Stamberg. 845-687-2699.
Keegan Ales — 20 Saint James St, Kingston. 9 p.m. June 20, Salted Bros. ; 7 p.m. June 21, Crawdaddy; 5 p.m. June 22, The Ronnie Bait Band; 7 p.m. June 26, Chris Walsh. 845-331-2739.
The Steel House — 100 Rondout Landing, Kingston. 10 p.m. June 21, Club Light presents summer sessions with DJ Stonehouse. 845-338-7847.
Uncle Willy’s Tavern and Kitchen — 31 N. Front Street, Kingston. 5 p.m. June 20, Whiskey Mountain; 5 p.m. June 22, The Old Double E; 7 p.m. June 25, Benefit concert for Rosendale Street Festival (July 19-20). Performers include Danny Louis, Jimmy Eppard, Charlie Kniceley, Tall Paul and others.845-853-8049.
Club Helsinki — 405 Columbia St., Hudson. 7 p.m. June 20, Jim Campilongo Trio with opening act, Eric Hill Trio; 8 p.m. June 26, Pro Jam 6 featuring area blues musicians. Tas Cru, Petey Hop, Cameron Melville, Vinny Leggiere, Sonny Rock and others. 518-828-4800.
Calendar Listings are for events scheduled June 20-27. Send items to: Enjoy! Calendar, Poughkeepsie Journal, P.O. Box 1231, Poughkeepsie, NY 12602. The deadline to submit items is 5 p.m. Friday for the following week’s Enjoy. Additional information is available by calling 845-437-4886. Programs and times are subject to change without notice. Ongoing exhibits, classes and other programs will be listed through the end of each month. To continue the listing, information must be resubmitted each month. View listings at www.poughkeepsiejournal.com and click on the calendar icon.
Aston Magna Music Festival — Bard College, Olin Hall, 30 Campus Road, Annandale-on-Hudson. 8 p.m. June 20, Aston Magna presents a tribute to father-son composers in C.P.E. Bach’s 300th Birthday Celebration and J.S. Bach’s Musical Offering. Aston Magna Artistic Director Daniel Stepner delivers a pre-concert talk at 7 p.m. Tickets are $35; $30/seniors; students with a valid full-time student I.D. may purchase $5 tickets on the day of the performance; Art/Smart tickets for people under 30 are $15 at the door. 6 p.m. June 27, “Winds of Romanticism” program features works by Crusell, Mendelssohn and Brahms. String quartet with featured soloists Stephen Hammer, classical oboe, and Eric Hoeprich, period clarinet. 845-758- 7887. www.Astonmagna.org
Acoustic show — Morton Memorial Library and Community House, 82 Kelly St., Rhinecliff. 8-10:30 p.m. June 20, the library presents an acoustic show featuring Big Joe Fitz and the Lo-Fis, Todd Young, Marty McDermot, Paul Tryon and Rich K. Donations suggested. 845-876-7007.
Summer Outdoor Concert series — East Fishkill Recreation Park, 330 Route 376, Hopewell Junction. 7 p.m. June 20, Southern Dutchess Concert Band.
Woodstock Concerts on the Green series — Village Green, Woodstock. 1-5 p.m. June 21, Series begins its ninth season and features area musicians. Free. Presented by Woodstock Chamber of Commerce & Arts and other businesses. Series continues July 5 and 26, Aug. 9 and 30 and Sept. 13. Visit www.woodstockchamber.com
Piano Concert — Vincitore’s Hudson Valley Piano Center, 748 Main St, Poughkeepsie. 7 p.m. June 24, Pianists Doug Hammer and Michele McLaughlin are hitting the road this June for a nine-show tour across New England. They are both winners of the “Album Of The Year” award on Whisperings: Solo Piano Radio. $15 in advance; $20 at the door. 845-452-4990.
Guitar concert — Library Annex, Hyde Park Free Library, 2 Main St, Hyde Park. 7:30 p.m. June 24, World Champion Fingerstyle Guitarist Muriel Anderson.Opening act Helen Avakian in her farewell appearance as a Hudson Valley resident. Reservations recommended. $20, suggested donation. 845-229-7791.
Music Under the Stars series — U.S. Military Academy at West Point, Trophy Point Amphitheater. 7:30 p.m. June 22. West Point Band presents “Are You Ready for Country?” concert. 845-938-2617. www.westpointband.com
Music in the Parks series — Staatsburgh State Historic Site (Mills Mansion), 75 Mills Mansion Drive, Staatsburg. 7 p.m. June 25. Classic rock and popular music by The Chain Gang. Free. Rain location is Roosevelt High School. Series sponsored by Hyde Park Recreation and other Hyde Park groups. Rain location is the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation, Taconic Region Office, Old Post Road, Staatsburg. 845-229-8086 ext. 5. www.hydeparkny.us
Interactive rock opera — Widow Jane Mine, Snyder Estte-Century House Historical Society 668 Route 213, Rosendale. 6 p.m. June 21, “Temple of the Heart” presented by Amy McTear and more than 20 singers and musicians. Part of fourth annual Summer Solstice Ritual event. $20. 914-388-0632.
‘Summer Shorts’ — Unison Arts Center, 68 Mountain Rest Road, New Paltz. Celebrate summer with Mohonk Mountain Stage Company as they unveil their “Summer Shorts.” Performances 8 p.m. June 21-22. Directors Christine Crawfis, Robert Miller and company will present short comedic pieces, including “I’m Herbert” by Robert Anderson and “My Husband” by Paul Rudnick. 845-255-1559.
Vassar Powerhouse Theater — Vassar College, Poughkeepsie. June 20-22, Readings Festival. Curtain times: Fri., 8 p.m.; Sat., noon and 8 p.m.; Sun., 2 and 5 p.m. June 26-29, “The Babylon Line.” Curtain times: Thurs.-Fri., 8 p.m.; Sat., 2 and 8 p.m.; Sun., 2 and 7 p.m. June 27-29, “SeaWife.” Curtain times: Fri.-Sat., 8 p.m.; Sun., 2 and 7 p.m. For tickets and more information, call 845-437-5599. www.http://powerhouse.vassar.edu
‘She Loves Me’ — Center for Performing Arts at Rhinebeck, Route 308, Rhinebeck. Musical by Joe Masteroff with music by Jerry Bock. Presented by Rhinebeck Theatre Society. Performances June 20-July 13. Curtain times: Fri.-Sat., 8 p.m.; Sun., 3 p.m.
‘Three Viewings’ — Shadowland Theatre, 157 Canal St., Ellenville. Play by Jeffrey Hatcher is three shows in one, all set in a midwestern funeral parlor. Performances June 20-July 6. Curtain times: Thurs.-Sat., 8 p.m.; Sun., 2 p.m.; Matinee 2 p.m. first Saturday of production’s run. For tickets, call 845-647-5511. www.shadowlandtheatre.org
‘Les Miserables’ — TriArts Sharon Playhouse, 49 Amenia Road, Sharon, Conn. Performances through June 29. Curtain times: Wed., 7 p.m.; Thurs., 2 and 7 p.m; Fri., 8 p.m.; Sat., 3 and 8 p.m.; Sun., 1 and 5:30 p.m. Please note the Wednesday, June 25 performance is a 2 p.m. matinee. Tickets are $47-$16. Call the box office at 860-364-7469 or purchase online at www.triarts.net
‘Lucy, Illuminated’ — Ritz Theater, 111 Broadway, Newburgh. 5 p.m. June 20; 8 p.m. June 27; 3 and 8 p.m. June 28; 3 p.m. June 29. World premiere production. 73 years ago, Lucille Ball stepped onto the stage at the Ritz Theater in Newburgh, next to her new husband, Desi Arnaz — her stage debut. 1-800-838-3006. www.HatmakersAttic.org
‘The Fantasticks’ — The Beacon Theater, 445 Main Street, Beacon. Performances June 20-29. Curtain times: Fri.-Sat., 8 p.m.; Sun., 3 p.m. The world’s longest running musical — running for over 52 years in Manhattan — tells an allegorical story, loosely based on the play “Les Romanesques” by Edmond Rostand, concerning two neighboring fathers who trick their children, Luisa and Matt, into falling in love by pretending to feud. 845-226-8099.
National Theatre Live series — The Moviehouse, 48 Main St. (Route 44), Millerton. 1 p.m. June 22, “A Small Family Business” by Alan Ayckbourn. 518-789-3408.
Open Auditions for ‘Bonnie & Clyde’ — Fellowship Hall, Trinity United Methodist Church, 6 S. Cross Road, LaGrangeville. Trinity Players announces auditions 1-5 p.m. June 22 and 7-10 p.m. June 24 for its October musical. All roles are open. Please come prepared to sing a song that showcases your voice and bring sheet music. An accompanist will be provided. Singing from the show is welcomed (If singing from the show sheet music will be available for you). Be prepared to read from the show. For more details visit http://www.trinityplayersny.org/auditions.html (845)227-7855.
‘The Nance’ — The Moviehouse, 48 Main St. (Route 44), Millerton. 7 p.m. June 24, Special, one-night only Lincoln Center Theater Production in celebration of Gay Pride Month. Play by Douglas Carten Beane. Stars Nathan Lane as Chauncey Miles, a headline nance performer in the twilight of New York burlesque’s era. Integrating burlesque sketches into his drama, Beane paints the portrait of a homosexual man living and working in the secretive and dangerous gay world of 1930’s New York. 518-789-3408.
‘Doubt: A Parable’ — Orange County Community College, Middletown. Presented by the college’s SummerStar Theatre. Performances June 20-29. Curtain times: Fri.-Sat., 8 p.m.; Sun., 3 p.m. For tickets, call 845-341-4790. www.sunyorange.edu
Library film series — Hyde Park Free Library, 2 Main St., Hyde Park. 7:15 p.m. June 20, Screening of “The Wonderful Ice Cream Suit” (1998). Part of “Hail Caesar: The Films of Sid Caesar.” 845-229-7791, Ext. 205.
Film screening and discussion — Downing Film Center, 19 Front St., Newburgh. Noon June 22, Screening of “LoveSense,” a short film about how we experience love through our senses, featuring people that live in Orange County, New York. Q&A follows with director Eileen MacAvery Kane. Admission is free. Donations welcomed for Newburgh Illuminated. 845-561-3686.
Movies With Spirit series — Vivekananda Retreat, Ridgely, 101 Leggett Road in Stone Ridge. 7 p.m. June 21, “Life of Pi.” Director Ang Lee’s fantasy adventure drama based on Yann Martel’s best-selling novel of the same title revolves around a 16-year-old Tamil Indian boy, the son of a zookeeper, named Piscine Molitor “Pi” Patel (Suraj Sharma), who survives a shipwreck in which his family dies. Discussion follows. Refreshments will be served. Attendees over age 12 are asked to contribute a suggested $5 a person to offset series expenses. 845-389-9201.
Dance night — Howland Cultural Center, 477 Main St., Beacon. 8 p.m. June 21, Open to couples and singles. Variety of music including soul, R&B, ballroom, funk, rock, Latin. $10, donation. 845-831-4988.
Swing dance workshop and dance — Poughkeepsie Tennis Club, 135 S. Hamilton St., Poughkeepsie. June 27. Sponsored by Hudson Valley Community Dances. Workshops with Dorrie Boice at 6:30 and 7:15 p.m. $15, each or $20, for both. Dance at 8:30 with music by Soul Purpose. Beginner lesson at 8 p.m. $15; $10, students. 845-454-2571. www.hudsonvalleydance.org
Book discussion — Hyde Park Free Library, 2 Main St., Hyde Park. noon June 20, Mystery Book Discussion group meets to discuss “Sing You Home” by Jodi Picoult. 845-229-7791 ext. 205.
Photography club meeting — LaGrange Town Hall, 120 Stringham Road, LaGrange. 7:30 p.m. June 20, the Mid-Hudson Photography Club will conduct its June meeting. Attendance is free and all are welcome. This meeting features a print competition, the topic of which is people.
Cemetery history tour — Poughkeepsie Rural Cemetery, 342 South Ave. (Route 9), Poughkeepsie. 1 p.m. June 22. Tour held rain or shine highlights the lives of eight notable people. Reservations required. $10. 845-454-6020.
Lunch & Learn series — Hudson Valley Community Center, 110 S. Grand Ave., Poughkeepsie. 11:30 a.m. June 25. Line dancing with Krista Brown and Aisha Mayo. Free, donations accepted. Program and lunch afterward for $5, per person. 845-471-0430.
Disabled American Veterans Meeting — Multi Purpose Room, VA Hudson Valley Health Care System – Castle Point Campus, Route 9D, Castle Point. 10 a.m.-noon June 21, Disabled American Veterans Chapter 144 meets the third Saturday of each month at 10 a.m. in the Castle Point Veterans Hospital Multi Purpose Room, providing outreach assistance with Claims, Benefits and other support needs to Disabled American US Military Veterans. 845-831-2000 ext. 5713 or ext. 5714.
Mesier Homestead exhibit opening — Mesier Homestead, Wappingers Falls. 7 p.m. June 20, Wappingers Historical Society opens of its new exhibit “Wappingers Falls in Days Gone By.” Over 50 photos and postcards, as well as an 1897 insurance map, tell the story of the Village of Wappingers Falls in the late 1800’s and early 1900’s. Museum open second Sunday of each month, as well as by appointment. Email email@example.com or call 845-632-1281.
Culinary & musical salon — Uptown Gallery, Kingston. 7:30 p.m. June 20, Theme is “A Night in Rio.” Benefit for Opera Theater of Kingston. Opera singer Kerry Henderson will be joined by pianist Peter Cody, and singers Rosa Henderson, Elaine Raichlin and Samantha Christina Fusco. For tickets, call 845-331-3261.
Friday Night Dinner — Wappinger Elks Club, 1195 Route 376, Wappingers Falls. 6-8 p.m. June 20, Italian Friday Night dinner. Chicken or Eggplant Parmesan with Pasta Salad, Bread, Dessert, Soda, Coffee, Tea. 845-462-5571.
Annual strawberry festival — Klyne Esopus Historical Society Museum, 764 Broadway (Route 9W), Ulster Park. Noon-3 p.m. June 21, The Klyne Esopus Museum will hold its 45th annual strawberry festival. Refreshments will be served under canopies in the museum’s side yard. The event will be feature live music by singer-songwriter Vince Fisher. The menu includes hamburgers, hot dogs, old fashioned potato salad, beverages and fresh strawberry desserts. Food will be served from noon to 3 p.m. Tickets are $12 for adults; $8 for children 4-10; free for children 3 and under. Dessert only including beverage is $7. The museum will be open and guests are encouraged to see the new exhibit “The First People of Esopus,” featuring Native American artifacts from the Bohan/Datum Collection. Curator Jay Ciccone will be available to answer questions about the exhibit. 845-331-8109.
Town-wide garage sale — various sites in Millbrook. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. June 21. Town-wide garage sale and business sidewalk sale sponsored by Millbrook Business Association. Proceeds benefit the association’s community programs. For details, visit www.millbrookbusinessassociation.com
Car Seat Safety Check — LaGrange Association Library, 488 Freedom Plains Road (Route 55), Poughkeepsie. 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. June 21, NY State Troopers will be performing child car seat safety checks and demonstrating proper car seat installation in LaGrange Library’s back parking lot. 845-452-3141.
Millbrook Literary Festival — various sites in Millbrook. 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. June 21, Sixth annual festival will present more than 70 authors and illustrators in panel discussions, readings, and signings throughout the day at the Millbrook Free Library on Franklin Street. Events will also be held at Merritt Bookstore and Grace Church. For a complete schedule, visit www.millbrookbookfestival.org
Open Days garden tour — sites in Highland and New Paltz. Noon-4 p.m. June 21, The Garden Conservancy’s Open Days Program will offer tours at two private gardens in Highland and New Paltz. No reservations required; rain or shine. Visitors may begin at any of the following locations: Garden of Teri Condon, Gardensmith Design, 50 Hillside Avenue, Highland; or Garden of Lee Reich, 387 Springtown Road, New Paltz. $5 per garden; children 12 & under free. For information, visit www.opendaysprogram.org or call weekdays, 888-842-2442.
Special themed tours — Staatsburgh State Historic Site, Old Post Road, Staatsburg. 1 p.m. June 21, Special “Downton Abbey” themed tours. Costumed guides will explore the role of the mansion’s servants and their interactions with wealthy employers and houseguests. Reservations required. Tours continue June 28. $10, adults; $8 senior citizens; free for children age 12 and under. 845-889-8851, ext. 300.
Summer solstice celebration — Marbletown Multi-Arts (MaMA), 3588 Main St., Stone Ridge. 3 p.m. June 21, Solfest, a summer solstice celebration presented by Aleah Long & En Full Circle, Hawks Brother and Nada Khodlova. Meditation, music, trance dance, jam session, solstice fire ceremony, food. Meditation at 3 p.m. with performances at 8 p.m. $15, admission. 845-401-5636; 845-687-8890.
Symposium: The Civil Rights Act at 50 – Unfinished Business — Bertelsmann Campus Center, Multi-Purpose Room, Bard College, 30 Campus Road, Annandale. 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. June 21, The Eleanor Roosevelt Center at Val-Kill and the National Park Service invite you to a symposium commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. July 2nd marks the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, landmark legislation that fundamentally altered the landscape of this country. To its supporters, the Act embodied a promise to end discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, and national origin. 845-229-5302.
Rondout Valley Garden Tour — Rosendale, Stone Ridge and Accord. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. June 21. Fundraiser benefits Rondout Valley Business Association and the Ulster Garden Club. Self-guided tour. Reception follows from 4-5:30 p.m. Tickets are $25 and may be purchased at the tour’s starting locations: Victoria Gardens, Route 213 and Cottekill Road, Rosendale; DAVenport Farms, 3411 Route 2090, Stone Ridge; Saunderskill Farms, 5100 Route 2009, Accord. 845-658-9007. www.rondoutvalley.org
Dinner dance — Moose Lodge No. 904, 1273 Route 9G, Hyde Park. 7 p.m. June 21, Ballroom music by Russ Allen. $15, dinner and dancing; $10, dancing only. Reservations requested. 845-229-7287.
Benefit walk — Vassar College, Poughkeepsie. June 21, The Scleroderma Foundation/Tri-State, Inc. Chapter will hold the eighth annual Stepping Out to Cure Scleroderma Poughkeepsie walk. Registration and check-in start at 9 a.m. and the walk 1.5 mile course begins at 10:15 a.m. Participants can register to walk or sponsor a walker online at http://walks.SclerodermaTriState.org before the event. The registration fee is $20 for participants 16 years and older, $5 for children ages 5 to 15, and children under five are free. Registration forms and donations can also be mailed to the Tri- State office. Day of event registration is $25 for participants 16 years and older. All pre-registered participants receive a T-shirt, and awards are given to the individual and team that raise the most money.
9th Annual Tour De Kingston and Ulster — Pavilion, Forsyth Park, Lucas Avenue & Miller Lane, Kingston. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. June 22, The 9th Annual Tour De Kingston and Ulster. Bike rides for all abilities and interests from a flat and free 5-mile Family Ride to a challenging 50-miler for experienced cyclists. Rides begin and end at Forsyth Park. Register online at www.bikereg.com or contact Bike Brothers Bicycle Shop, 845-336-5581. A free educational Bicycle Rodeo for younger children is held in conjunction with the event. 845-336-5581.
Day on the Farm program — Stony Kill Farm, 79 Farmstead Lane, Wappingers Falls. 1-2:30 p.m. June 22. Children ages 3-5 will visit animals in the barn, play games, make butter and have a snack. $5. Registration required. 845-831-1617. http://www.stonykill.org
High Tea in the garden — Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site, Route 9, Hyde Park. 2-4 p.m. June 22, High Tea served in the formal gardens. Participants encourage to wear period clothes, or at least a proper hat. Guest speaker will be National Park Ranger Margaret Laffin. $45. Benefit for Vanderbilt Garden Association. For tickets, call 800-838-3006. www.vanderbiltgarden.org
Uptown Kingston Historic House Tour — Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children, 209 Clinton Avenue, Kingston. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. June 22, Join us for a tour of historically significant homes and buildings in Uptown Kingston. Tour to benefit Court Appointed Special Advocates for children in foster care (CASA). Check in 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at CASA office. Tour ends at 3 p.m. with a light refreshment reception at the Kirkland Building at the corner of Main St. and Clinton Ave. To register: call 845-339-7543 or email Richard@casaulster.org. $25 in advance; $30 day of event. 845-339-7543. http://CASAulster.org
College Planning 101: How To Manage Finances in College — Community Room/ downstairs, Starr Library, 68 West Market Street, Rhinebeck. 3:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m. June 23, This program is geared to High School Seniors heading off to college. Stephanie Mauro, from College Planning 101, will discuss how to manage money for those going off on their own. Discussion will include: what expenses you will encounter, understanding how to budget, part-time work while in college, on campus vs. off campus employment and any questions you may have. This program is free. Please call 845-876-4030 to reserve a seat.
College Planning 101: How To Pay For College Without Going Broke! — Starr Library, 68 West Market Street, Rhinebeck. 6:30 p.m.-8 p.m. June 23, This informative seminar, given by Stephanie Mauro of College Planning 101, will cover the following topics: what financial aid really means to a family and how need is determined, the differences between financial aid forms, how the financial aid system works, two case studies showing how college planning can make a difference. Stephanie will answer your questions as well. Program is Free. Call 876-4030 to reserve a seat.
Benefit golf tournament — Wiltwyck Golf Club, Kingston. 11 a.m. June 23. Benedicine Health Foundation will have its 14th annual Richard L. Petro Memorial Golf Tournament. $150 includes a player gift, barbecue lunch, refreshments on the course, cocktail hour and dinner. 845-334-3186.
Volunteer Orientation for Kids Free Lunch Program — United Methodist Church of Wappingers Falls, 9 S Mesier Ave, Wappingers Falls. 3 p.m. June 23, Volunteers learn the hygiene, nutrition, preparation, and service aspects of the “Free Lunch for Kids and Teens” program to be held in Wappingers Falls this summer. Young people through age 18 will receive nutritious meals weekdays at Veterans Memorial Park (41 North Mesier Ave) and Mesier Homestead Park (East Main St at South Ave) in the Village. Groups and individuals who can offer activities for the kids are also invited. Phone: 845-297-3208. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Pickling, Jams & Jellies — Phillies Bridge Farm Project, 45 Phillies Bridge Road, New Paltz. 6 p.m.-8 p.m. June 24, Preserve your garden bounty or produce from any of our local farmers markets or even join Phillies Bridge CSA (Community Supported Agriculture. ) Whichever you chose, we will teach you how you can eat local food throughout the year. At each session you will benefit from samples to taste, handouts & recipes and time for Q & A to help you become a confident canner. 845-255-9317.
Book discussion group meets — Barnes & Noble, 2518 South Road (Route 9), Poughkeepsie. Noon June 25, The Bag Lunch Group will discuss “Arcadia” by Laren Groff. New members welcome. 845-485-2224.
Grant awards presentation — The Barn at Buttermil Falls, 220 North Road, Milton. 4 p.m. June 25, Arts Mid-Hudson (formerly the Dutchess County Arts Council) will present grant awards for 50 projects in three categories: Individual Artist Commission, Project Grants and Arts Education Grants. 845-454-3222. www.artsmidhudson.org
Benefit golf tournament — Apple Greens Golf Course, Highland. June 25. Abilities First will host its golf tournament in memory of John Thoman. Registration and breakfast at 8 a.m. with shotgun start at 10 a.m. $150; $65, dinner only. 845-485-9803 ext. 384. http://www.abilitiesfirstny.org
Discussion on navigating Medicare website — Adriance Memorial Library, 93 Market St., Poughkeepsie. 9:30 a.m. June 25. Free program for seniors on how to use the Medicare website. Led by volunteers and staff from the Health Insurance Informational Counseling and Assistance Program at the Dutchess County Office for the Aging. 845-485-3445 ext. 3702.
LaGrange Knights of Columbus Carnival — open field next to town hall, LaGrange Town Hall, 120 Stringham Road, LaGrangeville. June 25-28, LaGrange Knights of Columbus annual summer carnival. Great Food, Rides, Games, Raffles, Beer. Live Music: Thurs., Syncing Lulu; Fri., Guys Night Out; Sat., Jukebox Junkies. Hours: Wed.-Fri., 6-11 p.m.; Sat., 4-11 p.m. Visit http://lagrangekofc.com
Fizz! Boom! Read! Kick-off: Dr. Gravity with David Engel — Community Room, Sarah Hull Hallock Free Library, 56 Main St, Milton. 7 p.m.-8:30 p.m. June 26, This family program is both a sit-down stage show and an “on-your-feet” action play that combines magic, music, bubbles and puppetry with eccentric props, slapstick antics and loads of participatory fun. Dr. Gravity is the creation of David Engel, an award-winning actor and family entertainer, who has performed extensively in Europe, China and across the U.S. 845-795-2200.
Exhibit lecture — Franklin D. Roosevelt National Historic Site, Wallace Visitor Center, Route 9, Hyde Park. 7 p.m. June 26. “Women Who Wear Pants: Life Partners, Feminists, Activities and Eleanor Roosevelt in the 1920s.” Free lecture by Frank Futral, Curator, Roosevelt-Vanderbilt National Historic Sites, in conjunction with the exhibit Eleanor Roosevelt and Val-Kill: Emergence of a Political Leader. 845-229-9115.
Author reading — Hudson Valley LGBTQ Community Center, 300 Wall St., Kingston. 7 p.m. June 26, Lance Ringel, former center board president, will read from his newly published novel, “Flower of Iowa.” Hosted by the center’s Men’s Group, the reception will also include a selection of live music from the First World War performed by Chuck Muckle, and refreshments. 845-331-5300.
Adult Cooking Class with Chef Ryan Judge — LaGrange Association Library, 488 Freedom Plains Road (Route 55), Poughkeepsie. 6 p.m.-7:30 p.m. June 27, Learn expert cooking techniques from Chef Ryan Judge, Owner of Seasoned Culinary Classes. This enjoyable interactive class featuring strawberries, includes a sampling of the prepared dishes. Participants will also receive an apron, chef’s hat, and recipe cards to take home. The cost of the class is $15 (non-refundable). 845-452-3141.
Blue Notes Art Opening: Works by Thomas Cale — Parish Hall, Church of The Messiah Episcopal, 6436 Montgomery St, Rhinebeck. 6 p.m.-9 p.m. June 27, Thomas Cale, artist, will feature jazz-inspired paintings in his Blue Notes Art Show. This collection is dedicated to honoring iconic figures who have brought jazz music to the masses through the years. The show is inspired by greats like Sonny Rollins, Louis Armstrong, Chet Baker, and Charlie Parker. 845-750-5808.
Celebrate Summer! — Mid-Hudson Children’s Museum, 75 North Water St., Poughkeepsie. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. June 27, Kick off summer vacation in the Hudson Valley and help the Children’s Museum celebrate its 25th birthday. Arts and Crafts. Music by the Bossy Frog Band at 11 a.m. Two by Two Petting Zoo, Bubble Bonanza. Food by Soul Dog. Imagination Playground and more. $12 per person includes all activities. $8 per person for Museum Members. 845-471-0589.
Library summer reading program — Red Hook Public Library, 7444 S Broadway, Red Hook. 6:30 p.m. June 27, The library will kick off its summer reading program at the Red Hook Firehouse with various animal visitors. The scientific study of zoology will be brought to life with live animal ambassadors during this interactive, educational and entertaining program. Attendees will have a chance to meet a variety of animals from around the world, representing numerous habitats and classifications. This program is free and open to the public. 845-758-3241.
Registration for summer reading program — Kingston Library, 55 Franklin St., Kingston. Registration for the Fizz Boom, Read! summer reading program is currently occurring. The program begins 1 p.m. June 21. Registration is required. Parents may register their elementary or preschool children in person or by phone. 845-331-0507, Ext. 7.
Vassar College — 124 Raymond Ave., James W. Palmer Gallery, Poughkeepsie. “18 Ways of Looking at a Tree.” Works by members of LongReach Arts. Opens June 26, 4:30-6:30 p.m. Through Sept. 4. 845-437-5370.
SUNY New Paltz — Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, 1 Hawk Drive, New Paltz. “Worlds of Wonder: Hudson Valley Artists 2014.” Curated by Ian Berry, Dayton director of the Tang Museum at Skidmore College. Opens June 21, 5-7 p.m. Through Nov. 9. 845-257-3844.
Adriance Memorial Library — 93 Market St., Poughkeepsie. Works by Joe Spinella and Paola Bari. Through June 30. 845-485-3445. www.poklib.org
Artists Collective of Hyde Park — 4338 Albany Post Road (Route 9), Hyde Park. “Bloom! An Art Show for People Who Are Glad It’s Spring.” Group show includes paintings, sculpture, photographs, glass, ceramics. Through June 22. www.hydeparkartists.com
Beacon Artist Union (bau) — 506 Main St., Beacon. Three solo shows. “The Life Aquatic,” works by Carla Goldberg in Gallery One. “Artifacts: A Series of Found Abstracts” by Dakin Roy in The Beacon Room. “Mixed Media Sculptures” by Manfred Holtkamp in The Windows Project Space. Through July 6. 845-440-7584. www.baugallery.com
Beacon Institute/Clarkson University — 199 Main St., Beacon. “Water Way.” Oil paintings by Fredericka Foster depicting waters from Norway to the industrial Hudson River. Through Oct. 5. 845-838-1600, Ext. 10. www.bire.org/events
Beacon 3-D exhibit — various sites in Beacon. Works of 12 sculptors will be exhibited during this year’s outdoor sculpture event. Works will be on display at various sites along Main Street in Beacon. Through Oct. 15. For more information contact Eleni Smolen, project manager/curator at 917-318-2239.
Beekman Library — 11 Town Center Blvd., Hopewell Junction. Watercolors by of Jill Sach. Through Aug. 6. 845-724-3414.
Betsy Jacaruso Studio & Gallery — 43 E. Market St., Rhinebeck. “Topographies: Mapping History & Time.” Works by JoAnne Lobotsky and Kate Katomski. Through July 7. 845-516-4435.
Dia:Beacon — 3 Beekman St., Beacon. “Sculpture as Place, 1958-2010.” Works by Carl Andre. Through March 2, 2015. 845-440-0100. www.diaart.org
Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum — 4079 Route 9, Hyde Park. “See America … Then and Now.” Historic and modern poster art presented by the Roosevelt site the Creative Action Network and National Parks Conservation Association. Through June 30. 845-486-7745. www.fdrlibrary.marist.edu
Hyde Park Free Library — 2 Main St., Hyde Park. “Scenes From the Valley to Vermont.” Works by Richard Wambach. Through June. 845-229-7791.
Matteawan Gallery — 464 Main St., Beacon. 6-9 p.m. “A Habitation and a Name.” Paintings by Krista Svalbonas. Thorugh July 6. www.matteawan.com or 845-440-7901.
Merritt Bookstore — 57 Front St., Millbrook. “Track Life: Images and Words.” Photographs of the horse racing world by Juliet R. Harrison. Through June. 845-677-5857
Moviehouse Studio Gallery — 48 Main St., Millerton. “Organic: The Farmers & Chefs of the Hudson Valley,” photographs by Francesco Mastalia. Through July. www.the-moviehouse.net
Red Hook Community Arts Network (CAN) Gallery — 7516 N. Broadway, Red Hook. “Landscape Interpretations: Past, Present and Possible.” Juried exhibit of contemporary landscape paintings. Through June 22. 845-758-6575. www.rhcan.com
Starr Library — 68 W. Market St., Rhinebeck. Photographic Works by Melissa “Mela” Crapser. Through June 27. 845-876-4030.
Theo Ganz Studio —149 Main St., Beacon. “Vertical Landscapes.” Works by Susan English. Through July 6. 917-381-2239.
Tivoli Artists Gallery — 60 Broadway, Tivoli. “Trio,” an exhibition of work by Diane Bauer, Marie Cole and Susan Picard. Through June 22. 845-757-2667.
Vassar College — 124 Raymond Ave., Poughkeepsie. Palmer Gallery: Large-scale fiber installations by Todd Knopke. Through July 20. 845-437-5632. www.fllac.vassar.edu
The Wassaic Project — Maxon Mills, 37 Furnace Bank Road, Wassaic. “Seeing the Sky.” Seventh annual summer exhibition, investigates how artists explore, examine, and work within their environments. Works of over 70 emerging artists, half of whom are Wassaic Artist Residency alumni. Through Sept. 1. 347-815-0783. www.wassaicproject.org
Wilderstein Historic Site — 330 Morton Road, Rhinebeck. “Wilderstein & The White House.” Explores connections between the estate and U.S. presidents over two centuries. Through October. 845-876-4818.
The Arts Upstairs — 60 Main St., Phoenicia. “Birds and Bees.” Group show. Through June 21. 845-688-2142.
Friends of Historic Kingston Gallery — Wall and Main streets, Kingston. “Kingston — The IBM Years.” Exhibit highlights achievements of IBM’s 40-year stay in Ulster County, as well as the people who worked there and the neighborhoods they created. Through Oct. 31. 845-339-0720. www.fohk.org
Galerie BMGand Sweetheart Gallery — Galerie BMG, 12 Tannery Brook Road, Woodstock; Sweetheart Gallery, 17 Cricket Ridge, Bearsville. New photographs by Kim Kauffman, paintings by Lila Bacon. Through July 27. 845-679-0027.
Hudson Valley LGBTQ Community Center — 300 Wall St., Kingston. Watercolors by Rob Greene. Through June. 845-331-5300. www.lgbtqcenter.org
Imogen Holloway Gallery — 81 Partition St., Saugerties. New work by Mara Held and Margrit Lewczuk. Through July 13. 347-387-3212.
Kingston Museum of Contemporary Arts(KMOCA) — 103 Abeel St., Kingston. “Smoke Without Mirrors.” Works by Dennis Adams and Steve Derrickson. Through June 28. www.kmoca.com
Kleinert James Center for the Arts — Kleinert/James Art Center, 36 Tinker St., Woodstock. “Mike + Doug Starn: Bambu Shots.” Works by photographers Mike and Doug Starn, aka the Starn Twins. Through July 12 with closing reception 4-6 p.m. 845-679-2079. www.woodstockguild.org
Mark Gruber Gallery — 17 New Paltz Plaza, New Paltz. “Home.” Paintings of New Paltz and the Hudson Valley By Jane Bloodgood-Abrams. Through July 12. 845-255-1241.
Roos Arts — 449 Main St., Rosendale. “By the Clock.” Works by Sarah Mattes. Included are a series of drawings, oil clay covered and embellished objects, and photographs. Through July 26. www.roosarts.com or call 718-755-4726.
SUNY New Paltz — Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, 1 Hawk Drive, New Paltz. “Along His Own Lines: A Retrospective of New York Realist Eugene Speicher.” Through July 13. “1980s Style: Image and Design in The Dorsky Museum Collection.” Through July 13. 845-257-3844. www.newpaltz.edu/museum
The Storefront Gallery — 93 Broadway, Kingston. “Shelfies,” shelves made from exotic wood by artist Jim Fawcett, who has a master’s in woodworking and furniture design from Boston University. Through June 28. 845-338-8473. www.thestorefrontgallery.com
TRANSnDANCEnDRUM Center — 415 Main St., Rosendale. New works by Amber Kelly. Through June. 845-687-3114. www.transndancendrum.com
Town of Esopus Library — Duck Pond Gallery, 128 Canal St., Port Ewen. Mixed media works by Naoko Oshima. Through June 28. 845-338-5580.
Unison Arts Gallery — 68 Mountain Road, New Paltz. “Keepers.” Photographs by Michael Gold. Through June 29, www.unisonarts.org.
The Uptown Gallery — 296 Wall St., Kingston. Works by Douglas James Maguire, Eugene Gregan, Sean Bowen and Roberta Sickler. Through June. 845-331-3261.
Woodstock Artists Association and Museum — 28 Tinker St., Woodstock. “Rediscovering Wendell Jones.” A prominent figure in the Woodstock art colony in the 1930s, 40s, and 50s, painter Wendell Jones had a brief but accomplished career cut short by his untimely death at age 56. In barely three decades, Jones produced an impressive number of paintings, drawings, and photographs, as well as a noteworthy total of four mural commissions for the New Deal’s Section of Fine Arts. Through Oct. 5. 845-679-2940. www.woodstockart.org
Woodstock Jewish Congregation — 1682 Glasco Turnpike, Woodstock. Summer Arts Invitation juried art exhibit features works by Deidre Leber, Carey Conawawy, Kari Feuer and Meredith Rosier. Through June 29. 845-679-2218.Tags: actor, concert, director, film, movie, music, release, singer, tour, tv