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Free consultation for dispute resolution

Community Free one-hour consultation by appointment. Learn about your options in seeking a separation or divorce. Mediation is fair, fast and affordable. Call 294-8082 ext. 34. Saturday, February 28, 2015. Dispute Resolution Center, 110 Old Route 6, Carmel.

Young Writers' Workshop

Classes/Workshops The Hudson Valley Writing Project is providing a morning writing workshop for youth writers ages 7-17 and their parents/guardians (optional) on Saturday, February 28. Workshops are led by HVWP Teacher Consultants, some of the best teachers in the Hudson Valley. With creative guidance, each writer will have opportunities and inspiration to write. At the end of the morning, writers will choose one piece to refine, revise, and share. Region: Ulster. Cost: $25 for student workshop; $40 for student/adult workshop; $15 for adult workshop. Reservations: http://www.newpaltz.edu/hvwp/ywcamp.html. Registration: http://www.newpaltz.edu/hvwp/ywcamp.html. Phone: 845-257-2836. Email: hvwp@newpaltz.edu. Saturday, February 28, 2015, 8:30 AM – 12:30 PM. SUNY New Paltz, 1907 Room (Old Main Building), New Paltz.

Defensive Driving Class

Classes/Workshops 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Feb. 28. To reserve, call  988-2277 or 544-1388. Region: Southern Orange. Cost: $42. Reservations: To reserve, call  988-2277 or 544-1388. Saturday, February 28, 2015, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Warwick Town Hall, 132 Kings Highway, Warwick, NY 10990.

Sex and Love Addicts Anonymous

Support Groups Call for location. Region: Hudson. Phone: 845-692-5484. Saturday, February 28, 2015, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM.

Adult day services

Other Health Medical day care provides nursing, personal care, rehabilitation, dietary, social work counseling, specified medical, monitored services. Social day care provides music, pet therapy, arts and crafts, exercise, game programs, trips, educational program, discussions. Staffed by a registered nurse, LPN, dietitian, social worker, certified nursing assistants. Transportation, meals provided. To volunteer or seek services, call 794-3300, ext. 2781. Region: Sullivan. Saturday, February 28, 2015, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Catskill Regional Medical Center, Harris.

Family Solutions

Other Events 9 a.m.-6 p.m. A supervised visitation service, providing a supportive, safe and nurturing environment to encourage strengthening parent-child bonds. $60 for one hour; $100 for two hours. Saturdays only. Registration required. To reserve a slot, call 845-294-8082, ext. 24. Region: Southern Orange. Saturday, February 28, 2015, 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Dispute Resolution Center, 3136 Route 207, Campbell Hall.

Saturday Children's Workshop

Arts & Entertainment Saturday Children's Workshop
 Currently every Saturday through June 6, 2015, 10 AM - 12 PM
 $12 or $20 for two
 Ages 4 1/2 - 12 Meet at the Charles B. Benenson Visitors Center.
 No pre-registration necessary. 
 These workshops offer studio experiences for children ages 4 1/2 -12. Themes and activities are connected with the artists, artworks and ideas featured in the current exhibition in The Fields Sculpture Park. Workshops begin with an adventure in The Fields focusing on artworks pertinent to a weekly theme. 
 Contact Sasha Sicurella at education@artomi.org for more information. Region: Hudson River Region. Cost: $12 for one child, $20 for two. Registration: No registration necessary. Phone: 5183924747. Email: education@artomi.org. Venue website: http://www.artomi.org. Artist/event website: http://www.artomi.org/education. Saturday, February 28, 2015, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Omi International Arts Center 1405 County Route 22 Ghent, NY 12075. For more info visit www.artomi.org.

STORY: A Creative Writing Program with Jennifer Wai-Lan Strodl

Arts & Entertainment Fiction workshop for Writers ages 13+ Offered in 4-week sessions: January 10 - 31, February 7 - 28, and March 7 - 28 Saturdays, 10 AM - 12 PM
 Everyone has a story to tell. No matter who you are, your unique expression is important. Writing gives you the power to find your voice and put your vision into words. Fiction – where dreams and reality merge – has no limits. Together we will discuss what makes a great story, hone your writing skills, explore your characters, wander with your wildest ideas, dream up whole worlds, bring real characters to life, and most importantly – unleash your imagination. Come and step into the dream. See where your story will take you. Open to new and continuing students. Students must register for a full 4-week session (make up classes are possible). Cost is $80/session. A limited number of scholarships are available. 
Born in Canada, Jennifer Wai-Lan Strodl received her Bachelor of Arts degree in English Literature and Creative Writing from Princeton University, where… Registration: E-mail Sasha Sicurella at education@artomi.org. Region: Hudson River Region. Artist/event website: http://www.artomi.org/education. Venue website: http://www.artomi.org/. Cost: $80 per 4-week session. Phone: 5183924747. Email: education@artomi.org. Saturday, February 28, 2015, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Omi International Arts Center 1405 County Route 22 Ghent, NY 12534. For more info visit www.artomi.org.

Irish Soda Bread Competition

Community Entries can also be dropped off  at the Greenwood Lake American Legion no later than 12:30 p.m. March 1.  Judging will take place at 2 p.m. March 1. No fee to enter, prizes will be awarded! All entries become property of the Parade Committee. Saturday, February 28, 2015, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Drop off all entries at Maggie's Celtic Cottage, Talmadge Ct. Monroe.

All-County High School Arts Celebration

Exhibits & Galleries This Arts Celebration combines both visual arts and performing arts. Seven high schools will be singing and dancing as they share a small sample of their upcoming high school musicals with each other and the general public.  Cornwall High School - "Legally Blonde”; Port Jervis High School -  “Peter Pan”. Valley Central High School and Newburgh Free Academy will both perform Mary Poppins”. John S. Burke Catholic High School -  “No No Nanette”. Warwick Valley High School - “Shrek”;  Washingtonville High School - “Pippin” and Middletown High School - “Footloose”. Artwork that mall goers can vote on will be from James I. O’Neill High School, John S. Burke Catholic High School,  Middletown High School, Goshen High School, Monroe-Woodbury High School, Tuxedo High School, Orange-Ulster BOCES and Cornwall High School, All visual art will be hung on panels donated by the BOCES Career and Technical Education Center. Call 469-9168 or email dawn@ocartscouncil.org. Region: Northern Orange. Saturday, February 28, 2015, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Lower Level Center Court at the Galleria at Crystal Run in Middletown.

Motorcyclepedia

Exhibits & Galleries Motorcyclepedia features more than 450 motorcycles along with photographs, posters, memorabilia, machinery, and other things related to bikes. There are several galleries including The Indian Timeline, Chopper City, The Circa Timeline, Fast from the Past, Harley-Davidsons, American Motorcycle Foundation's Gallery, and the Wall of Death. Region: Hudson River Region. Phone: 845-569-9065. Venue website: http://www.motorcyclepediamuseum.org. Cost: $11; children age 3-12, $5; children younger than 3, free. Saturday, February 28, 2015, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. 250 Lake St. Newburgh. For more info visit www.motorcyclepediamuseum.org.

Tibetan Costume: Fashion for Life on the Roof of the World,

Exhibits & Galleries Tibetan Costume: Fashion for Life on the Roof of the World, opens at the Tibetan and Himalayan Cultural Center at Tsechen Kunchab Ling. In conjunction with Tibetan New Year celebrations, enjoy traditional New Year treats and the chance to try on a Tibetan costume yourself. The exhibition is open daily 10 a.m.-6 p.m. through April 30. Free and open to the public. 12 Edmunds Lane, Walden. For information, visit www.sakyatemple.org or call (301) 906-3378. Opening reception: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Feb.22. Region: Northern Orange. Saturday, February 28, 2015, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Tibetan and Himalayan Cultural Center at Tsechen Kunchab Ling, 12 Edmunds Lane, Walden.

American Heart Association BLS Health Care Providers CPR Class

Certification Classes Region: Hudson River Region. Cost: $75. Reservations: Seating is limited reservations required. Registration: www.nationalsafetyawareness.com or call 845-597-9437. Phone: 845-597-9437. Email: info@nationalsafetyawareness.com. Venue website: www.nationalsafetyawareness.com. Saturday, February 28, 2015, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. 46 D'Alfonso Road, Newburgh NY 12550.

Movement 4 Change

Dance MOVEMENT FOR CHANGE DANCE - KARLA KARPOWICZ PROGRAM DIRECTOR Contact Number: 591-9244. Cost: Free. Registration: Registration is suggested. Phone: 845-563-3600. Email: nflprogram@rcls.org. Saturday, February 28, 2015, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Newburgh Free Library Auditorium 124 Grand St. Newburgh, NY 12550.

Final walk-in date for Little League registration

Baseball Accepting players from ages 4-16. Receive your raffle tickets when registering in person. Visit tonll.com. If you register online you will have to get your raffle tickets at the Meet the Manager meeting on March 21, 2015. There is no registering by phone. Region: Hudson River Region. Saturday, February 28, 2015, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. TONLL Little League Complex at 537 Lakeside Road, Newburgh.

Stage combat workshop: "Martial Arts in Film, TV and Stage"

Martial Arts Willy Gilly Productions is pleased to announce that Sensei LucasdeMaqueda will be joining the WOW Combat Team. Sensei LucasdeMaqueda will teach you some of Aikido's simple and effective techniques of chokes, bear hugs, grips, head locks, also blending out of the way of punches and effective blocks and strikes. These techniques that you will learn will also translate well into action moves that will look good on stage, film and television. Region: Hudson River Region. Cost: $9.95 Per Person to Register. Artist/event website: http://actinganyone.com/martial_arts_workshop.html. Phone: 845-294-7500. Email: nan@willygilly.com. Saturday, February 28, 2015, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM. St. James Episcopal Church 1 Saint James Place Goshen, NY 10924. For more info visit actinganyone.com.

Maple Sugar Tours

Trips / Tours Maple Sugar Tours will run on the half-hour beginning at 10:30 a.m. Tour size is limited so visitors are encouraged to sign-up for their walking tours as soon as they arrive. Visitors will learn the history, how to tap a maple tree, how to collect the sap and how the sap boils down in an evaporator to become maple syrup. “It takes 40 gallons of sap to make just one gallon of maple syrup,” said environmental educator Megan Hoffman. Admission for Tours: $10/Adults, $7/Children ages 3-11. Members: $7/Adults, $4/Children ages 3-11. For more information, call 534-5506, ext. 204 or visit hhnm.org T. Region: Hudson River Region. Saturday, February 28, 2015, 10:30 AM – 3:00 PM. Outdoor Discovery Center, Muser Drive, across from 174 Angola Road, Cornwall.

"Starting Seeds Indoors"

Home / Garden Jump start your garden by starting seeds indoors. Learn 14 tips to: grow your own seedlings to save money, grow superior varieties, and have healthier plants for your garden. Region: Northern Orange. Cost: $5. Registration: Registration, including payment, is required by February 26. For more information visit http://extension.psu.edu/pike/events, call 570-296-3400 or e-mail PikeExt@psu.edu. Phone: 570-296-3400. Email: pikeext@psu.edu. Saturday, February 28, 2015, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM. Pike County Public Library, 119 East Harford Street, Milford PA 18337. For more info visit extension.psu.edu.

Black Inaugural Brunch

Community For more information please email bhcmidhudson@gmail.com or call 888-983-8978, ext 1. Saturday, February 28, 2015, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Bear Mountain Inn, Bear Mountain.

art.write.now.tour 2014-15

Exhibits & Galleries This nationwide traveling exhibition, showcasing more than 130 original pieces of art and writing from the talented teen winners of the 2014 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, will run from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Thurs.-Mon. Feb. 21-March 22. The exhibit hosts student work from around the country, including works by local writer Sarah Mughal from Vestal Senior High School and artist Maxwell Vonderhorst, a graduate of Warwick Valley Middle School. Free and open to the public. Region: Sullivan. Cost: Free. Phone: 845-436-4227. Venue website: http://catskillartsociety.org/exhibits/. Artist/event website: http://www.artandwriting.org/student-showcase/art-write-now-tour/. Saturday, February 28, 2015, 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM. CAS Arts Center, 48 Main St. Livingston Manor, NY 12758.

art.write.now.tour 2014-15

Exhibits & Galleries This nationwide traveling exhibition, showcasing more than 130 original pieces of art and writing from the talented teen winners of the 2014 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, will run from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Thurs.-Mon. Feb. 21-March 22. The exhibit hosts student work from around the country, including works by local writer Sarah Mughal from Vestal Senior High School and artist Maxwell Vonderhorst, a graduate of Warwick Valley Middle School. Free and open to the public. Region: Sullivan. Cost: Free. Phone: 845-436-4227. Venue website: http://catskillartsociety.org/exhibits/. Artist/event website: http://www.artandwriting.org/student-showcase/art-write-now-tour/. Saturday, February 28, 2015, 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM. CAS Arts Center, 48 Main St. Livingston Manor, NY 12758.

Baby-care hot line

Support Groups 24 hours a day. Region: Hudson. Phone: 845-334-4807. Saturday, February 28, 2015, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Overeaters Anonymous

Support Groups For specific information, call hot line. Region: Catskill. Phone: 845-657-6603. Venue website: http://www.midhudsonoa.org. Saturday, February 28, 2015, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. 12-step recovery program for compulsive overeaters. No dues, fees. Meets daily at various times, places in mid-Hudson.

Children's craft program: Iditarod Dogsled Race

Fundraising Events Explore assorted books and movies about the "Greatest Race on Earth," the Iditarod Dogsled Race and its sled dogs. Then use paint, glitter, sponges, Velcro and cut-outs to create a sled dog scene. The project can be adapted for any age elementary student. This is a free program, but registration by phone is required. Call 439-5440. Region: Hudson River Region. Saturday, February 28, 2015, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM. Livingston Manor Library, Livingston Manor.

iPad Tips & tricks

Classes/Workshops Region: Ulster. Cost: FREE. Venue website: www.esopuslibrary.org. Saturday, February 28, 2015, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Town of Esopus Lirbary 128 Canal Street Port Ewen, NY.

Alcoholics Anonymous

Support Groups Alcoholics Anonymous, Cornwall, 7 p.m. Tues. and noon Sat. Conference Room B, the Cornwall campus of St. Luke's Cornwall Hospital. Young people welcome. Saturday, February 28, 2015, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. Conference Room B, the Cornwall campus of St. Luke, Newburgh.

Alcoholics Anonymous

Support Groups Meetings held daily; call for schedule. Region: Catskill. Phone: 845-794-8080. Saturday, February 28, 2015, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. Recovery Center Clubhouse, 17 Hamilton Ave. Monticello.

HANDS (Hope After Neonatal Death Through Sharing)

Support Groups Meets monthly as needed. Region: Hudson. Phone: 845-483-6683. Saturday, February 28, 2015, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. Vassar Brothers Hospital, Poughkeepsie.

Racquetball

Racquetball $5 per person. Region: Northern Orange. Phone: 845-341-4885. Saturday, February 28, 2015, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM. SUNY Orange, 115 South St. Middletown.

African Drumming

Arts & Entertainment Master drummer Kazi Oliver will offer a basic drumming class for adults and teens. Drumming is a fun way to strengthen concentration, heighten clarity and sharpen listening, memory and social skills. African drumming also promotes personal power and creative expression. Registration: Registration is suggested. Region: Hudson River Region. Cost: FREE. Phone: (845)563-3600. Email: nflprogram@rcls.org. Saturday, February 28, 2015, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Newburgh Free Library 124 Grand Street Newburgh, NY 12550 (Auditorium).

After School Program Art Show

Community Family Services’ will conduct its first annual After School Program Art Show. Family Services’ After School Program, last year, served 159 children from the Poughkeepsie School District’s Elementary and Middle Schools. For children 5-12. An Affiliate of Family Services. Call 452-1110 ext. 3133. Region: Dutchess. Saturday, February 28, 2015, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Cunneen Hackett Performing Arts Center, 9 Vassar St, Poughkeepsie.

Composting for Kids

Kids' Activities Composting is a spring, summer and fall activity where nature provides lots of yard waste for building compost. In the winter, vegetable and fruit scraps are available. Vermicomposting is the process of using worms and micro-organisms to turn kitchen waste into a black, earthy-smelling, nutrient-rich humus. Learn how it is done and make and take home your own worm bin. Region: Northern Orange. Cost: $3 per child. Reservations: Reservations required. Registration: Phone 845-615-3828. Directions: Kosuga Education Building. Saturday, February 28, 2015, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Orange County Arboretum 40 Grove Street Montgomery, NY.

Newburgh Free Academy Alumni Basketball Game- a Black History month event!

Basketball In honor of Black History month the Newburgh Free Academy Goldbacks, past and present amaze and surprise in a once in a lifetime NFA Alumni Basketball game on Sat. February 28, 2015 from 1pm- 5pm (SNOW DATE: Sat. March 7th 2015). “See Future Goldbacks” pee wee game and a half time show featuring Oyyy! and Ayo Nish! Admission $10 Proceeds to benefit the NFA Black History month comm. Scholarship Fund LOCATION: Newburgh Free Academy, 201 Fullerton Ave. Newburgh NY 12550 More Information: newburghschools.org click NFA Black History Month Celebration 2015 or contact Tara Y. Jones at tjones@necsd.net or (845) 563- 5515. Region: Hudson River Region. Cost: Admission: $10- Proceeds to benefit the NFA Black History Month comm. Scholarship Fund. Saturday, February 28, 2015, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Newburgh Free Academy, 201 Fullerton Ave. Newburgh, NY 12550.

Zumba

Other Health Saturday, February 28, 2015, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Studio 2 Family Day Spa 20 Main Street Otisville, NY 10963.

Black History Month program: Master drummer Kazi Oliver will offer a basic drumming class for adults and teens

Library Events Master drummer Kazi Oliver will offer a basic drumming class for adults and teens. African drumming also promotes personal power and creative expression. To register,call 563-3618 or go to newburghlibrary.org and click on “Calendar of Events.”. Saturday, February 28, 2015, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Newburgh Free Library, 124 Grand St. Newburgh.

Chinese New Year Event

Community Enjoy Chinese dumplings and live music. Learn about the beauty of 5,000 years of Chinese civilization. Saturday, February 28, 2015, 2:00 PM – 4:30 PM. Senior Center - Shannen Park - Town of Wawayanda.

Godspell at Marist College

Theater The Marist Theatre Program and Marist College Club of Theatre Arts presents the spring musical Godspell featuring a special American Sign Language performance on February 28 at 2 PM! Performances will be held February 26, 27 and 28 at 8 PM; February 28 and March 1 at 2 PM. Region: Dutchess. Cost: $12 General Admission $6 Students and Senior Citizens. Reservations: For reservations contact (845) 575-3133 or email boxofficemccta@gmail.com. Venue website: http://clubs.marist.edu/mccta/. Saturday, February 28, 2015, 2:00 PM. Nelly Goletti Theatre Marist College Student Center 3399 North Road, Poughkeepsie, NY.

American Chronic Pain Association

Support Groups starting chapter in Chester and Monroe. For patients and their families living with pain. Call Steven Kavalla, 783-4418, or visit www.theacpa.org. Region: Catskill. Saturday, February 28, 2015, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Komic Kreators of the Mid-Hudson Valley: Women In Komics

Festivals and Fun Legendary comic artist Ramona Fradon, comic book writer Louise Simonson and New Yorker cartoonist ,Liza Donnelly in a panel discussion of how the role of women has changed for comic creators and in characters. Registration: Arts Mid-Hudson: 845-454-3222. Region: Dutchess. Reservations: Arts Mid-Hudson: 845-454-3222. Venue website: www.artsmidhudson.org. Cost: $10. Phone: 845-454-3222. Email: info@artsmidhudson.org. Saturday, February 28, 2015, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Arts Mid-Hudson, 696 Dutchess Turnpike (Rte. 44), Poughkeepsie.

Hospice of Orange & Sullivan Counties, Inc.

Support Groups Bereavement support groups for children and adults. Call for information on times and location. Region: Catskill. Phone: 845-561-6111, ext. 316. Saturday, February 28, 2015, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

New Paltz Elks #2568 Lenten Fish & Chips

Community Meals Fried Cod in our own special batter or fried shrimp, home made coleslaw, and your choice of potato, french-fries or baked (limited quantities). Take out and delivery is available. $13 Adult $12 Senior. For take-out or delivery call 255-1633. Region: Ulster. Saturday, February 28, 2015, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM. New Paltz Elks #2568, New Paltz.

"There Is a River: Social & Economic Contributions by Africans Along the Hudson, From the Dutch Period to the American Revolution"

Lectures / Seminars In honor of Black History Month, this lecture by Dr. A.J. Williams-Myers will focus on the influence of enslaved labor on the economic development of the Hudson River colonies, and the societal impact of African participation in both the French & Indian War and the Revolutionary War. At a reception preceding the lecture, Dr. Williams-Myers will be signing copies of his books; his book "Long Hammering: Essays on the Forging of an African American Presence in the Hudson River Valley to the Early Twentieth Century" (Africa World Press, 1994) will be available for purchase ($19.95 plus tax). Accompanying the lecture will be a premier presentation of Historic Huguenot Street’s new “Fighting on Two Fronts” vignette, which portrays the story of Augustus Freer, an African American descendant of Huguenot Street who fought in World War II. Region: Ulster. Cost: Members $10 (lecture only) or $20 (with reception). Seniors and military $12 (lecture only) or $22 (with reception). General admission $15 (lecture only) or $25 (with reception). SUNY New Paltz students may attend the lecture for free, or both the lecture and reception for $10. Registration: RSVP: http://www.huguenotstreet.org/rsvp. Phone: 845-255-1660. Email: media@huguenotstreet.org. Directions: Parking lot available on Broadhead Avenue. Venue website: http://www.huguenotstreet.org/. Artist/event website: http://www.huguenotstreet.org/calendar-of-events/2015/2/28/there-is-a-river-social-and-economic-contributions-of-africans-along-the-hudson-from-the-dutch-period-to-the-american-revolution-a-lecture-by-dr-aj-williams-myers. Saturday, February 28, 2015, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Historic Huguenot Street Craig House & Deyo Hall 18 Broadhead Avenue New Paltz, NY 12561. For more info visit www.huguenotstreet.org.

Tricky Tray

Penny Social/Tricky Tray The Ladies of Glenwood Baptist Church are holding a Tricky Tray on February 28 at 5 pm. Calling starts at 6:30 pm at the Vernon Township High School on Route 565 (Glenwood Rd.). Regular trays value start at $25 to $75, specials start at $76 to $150, super specials start at $151 to over $1,000.   We will also be holding a 50/50.  he specials and super specials consist of Vacations, Photo packages, Keurig, Generator and much more.  Proceeds will support our community efforts and church repairs.We look forward to seeing you on ​February 28. Questions may be directed to 973-332-0009 or 973-875-2090. Region: Hudson River Region. Saturday, February 28, 2015, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Vernon Township High School on Route 565 (Glenwood Rd. Vernon, N.J.

Tricky Tray

Penny Social/Tricky Tray The Ladies of Glenwood Baptist Church. Snow date Saturday, March 7, 2014)​. Doors open at 5 p.m. and calling begins at 6:30 pm. The Tricky Tray is their main fundraiser with proceeds going to the church. Coffee and a variety of baked goods will be available for purchase. Tickets will be sold at the door. Baskets range from a minimum of $25 (small) to over $100 (large), and includes baby items, office/school supplies, kitchen/baking items, breakfast basket, gift wrap items, pet baskets, family fun basket, gardening basket, restaurants, beauty, automotive items and much, much more! 50/50 drawing. Call  973-332-0009 or 973-875-2090. Region: Southern Orange. Saturday, February 28, 2015, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Vernon Township High School, 1832 County Road 565, Glenwood, N.J.

Minisink Valley High School Project Graduation Tricky Tray

Fundraising Events Proceeds to benefit MVHS Project Graduation all-night alcohol/drug free graduation party for 2015 Minisink Valley High School graduating seniors. Doors open at 5pm. Calling begins at 6:30pm with more than 250 baskets, 50/50, lottery apron, money scarf and more. Concession stand available. Children are welcomed. Snow date March 21. Region: Northern Orange. Cost: $1 Admission. Email: mvhspg@gmail.com. Venue website: www.minisink.com. Artist/event website: www.mvhspg.com. Saturday, February 28, 2015, 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Minisink Valley High School gym 2320 Route 6 Slate Hill, NY.

"Works on Paper" Show

Exhibits & Galleries Exhibit on display FEB 27 through MAR 22. Region: Hudson River Region. Cost: Free. Reservations: none. Registration: none. Phone: 8457572667. Email: artbyrox@optonline.net. Directions: Route 9 north through Rhinebeck. Left on 9G. Left on Broadway once in Tivoli. Ticket Phone: 8457572667. Venue website: www.tivoliartistsgallery.com. Artist/event website: www.tivoliartistsgallery.com. Saturday, February 28, 2015, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. 60 Broadway Tivoli, NY 12583.

Mardi Gras

Theater It’s Mardi Gras Time in Sullivan County (Sponsored by the Roscoe Chamber of Commerce). There will be the crowning of a King and Queen of the Mardi Gras, Best costume winners for a male and a female!  Raffles!  50/50 Drawing!! Dancing to the Live music by Jon Zanger! Reservations are recommended:  Price includes:  Appetizers, Entre’ Dessert! Tickets are $35 pp. Call Marge at 607-498-5464 or Lilly at 607-498-5363. Region: Northern Orange. Saturday, February 28, 2015, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Rockland House in Roscoe.

Free consultation

Support Groups Free one-hour consultation by appointment. Learn about your options in seeking a separation or divorce. Mediation is fair, fast and affordable. Call today (845) 294-8082 ext.34. Region: Westchester. Cost: free. Reservations: appointment required. Phone: 845-294-8082. Email: susanh@drcservices.org. Directions: Dispute Resolution Center 110 Old Route 6 Carmel, NY 10512. Venue website: http://www.drcservices.org. Saturday, February 28, 2015, 6:00 PM. Dispute Resolution Center, 110 Old Route 6, Carmel.

Candlelight Concert

Concerts Saturday Feb. 28th at 6:30 PM | Featuring Jazz Quartet Sha’ar | A fusion of global jazz sounds with a Jewish sensibility | Free for members | $10 for not-yet-members | Omi presents a candlelight concert with Sha'ar, a band fusing Jazz sensibilities with global Jewish musical traditions. A quartet featuring acclaimed musician (and 2007 Music Omi alumni) drummer/percussionist David Freeman, along with guitarist Oren Neiman, Iván Barenboim on clarinet and bass clarinet, and bassist Doug Drewes will perform in the stunning glass setting of Omi's Visitors Center. A reception will follow with light fare and cocktails prepared by a local chef. Members of Omi International Arts Center may RSVP by e-mailing info@artomi.org, and not-yet-members may purchase tickets on our website www.artomi.org. Region: Hudson River Region. Cost: FREE for members, $10 for not-yet-members. Reservations: Members may RSVP by e-mailing info@artomi.org, and not-yet-members may purchase tickets at http://www.artomi.org. Phone: 518-392-4747. Email: info@artomi.org. Ticket Web Link: http://artomi.org/page.php?Candlelight-Concert-116. Ticket Phone: 518-392-4747. Venue website: http://www.artomi.org. Saturday, February 28, 2015, 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Omi International Arts Center 1405 County Route 22 Ghent, NY 12075. For more info visit artomi.org.

Kevin Haden

Nightlife / Clubs Region: Northern Orange. Phone: 845-294-8090. Venue website: www.nobleroasters.com. Saturday, February 28, 2015, 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Noble Coffee Roasters 3020 Route 207 Campbell Hall, NY 10916.

W.I.S.H.N.O.W. (Women In Spiritual Harmony Nurturing Our Woundedness)

Support Groups A 12 step based support group. Region: Hudson River Region. Phone: 845-566-1599. Saturday, February 28, 2015, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Marasco Center, New Windsor.

“The Trial of Ebenezer Scrooge”

Theater “The Trial of Ebenezer Scrooge,” Mark Brown’s comic, prickly adaptation of “A Christmas Carol.” Friday and Saturday shows open at 7:30 pm; Sunday matinees start at 2 pm. Ticket are $15 adults/ $12 seniors and students/ $10 children under 12. For tickets or more information, go to birdonacliff.org or call 247-4007. Region: Ulster. Saturday, February 28, 2015, 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM. Woodstock Town Hall, 45 Comeau Dr. Woodstock.

Jeff Timmons of 98 Degrees

Concerts Jeff Timmons, founding member of Grammy-nominated and multi-platinum selling group 98 Degrees, sings all of the 98 Degrees hits, as well as some new solo stuff including his new hit dance single "That Girl". Opening acts are Larger than Life - a boy band tribute act, and Ryan Clark, a Marist College Student. Region: Hudson River Region. Cost: $15-$60. Phone: 845-471-1966. Saturday, February 28, 2015, 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM. The Chance, Poughkeepsie. For more info visit thechancetheater.com.

Kate Campbell and John Kirk at the Eighth Step

Concerts Region: Hudson River Region. Cost: Tickets are $25 advance / $28 day of show / $35 Gold Circle (front center). Reservations: 518-434-1703. Phone: 518-434-1703. Email: eighthstep@aol.com. Ticket Web Link: www.8thstep.org. Ticket Phone: 518-434-1703. Venue website: www.Proctors.org. Artist/event website: http://compassrecords.com/kate-campbell. Artist/event website 2: http://katecampbell.com. Saturday, February 28, 2015, 7:30 PM – 10:00 PM. Fenimore Gallery, Eighth Step at Proctors, 432 State Street, Schenectady NY.

Sheryl Underwood at Levity Live!

Comedy Sheryl Underwood is not only an amazing comedian, but she is also a very savvy businesswoman owning her own production company Pack Rat Productions. She is mostly known for her appearances in the film “Beauty Shop” the “Joy Behar Show” and co-hosts the CBS show “The Talk” and she will be live on our stage! To make a reservation, please call 845-353-5400 or log onto www.levitylive.com. Everyone must be 18 years and up with a valid ID and there’s a two-item minimum per person in the showroom. Featuring Kyle Erby & Mike Washington Service Fees Apply!*. Region: Rockland. Cost: $27. Phone: 845-353-5400. Email: boxoffice@levitylive.com. Saturday, February 28, 2015, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM. Levity Live Comedy Club 4210 Palisades Center Drive West Nyack, NY 10994.

THE PENELOPIAD

Theater ***All performances at 8pm, except for the Sunday matinee at 2pm.*** In a splendid contemporary twist on The Odyssey, Margaret Atwood has chosen to give a voice to Penelope, wife of Odysseus, and to her twelve maids. In this dazzling, playful retelling, the story becomes as wise and compassionate as it is haunting, and as wildly entertaining as it is unsettling. With wit and verve, drawing on the story-telling and poetic talent for which she herself is renowned, Atwood gives Penelope new life and reality-and sets out to provide an answer to an ancient mystery. SEATING IS VERY LIMITED, SO RESERVATIONS ARE A MUST! February 27th - March 4th. Region: Hudson River Region. Cost: $8 for Students/Skidmore Community Members/Senior Citizens $12 for General Admission. Phone: 518-580-5439. Email: boxoffice@skidmore.edu. Saturday, February 28, 2015, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Skidmore College Janet Kinghorn Bernhard Theater 815 North Broadway Saratoga Springs, NY 12866. For more info visit www.skidmore.edu.

Rick Springfield

Concerts With 25 million records sold, 17 top-40 hits, including Don’t Talk to Strangers, An Affair of the Heart, I've Done Everything for You, Love Somebody and Human Touch, as well as a 1981 Grammy® for Best Male Rock Vocal for his No. 1 hit single “Jessie’s Girl". Region: Westchester. Cost: $69, $64, $54 (including tax/fees). Ticket Web Link: http://paramounthudsonvalley.com/events/event/rick-springfield-stripped-down-2015-tour. Ticket Phone: 914-739-0039. Venue website: https://paramounthudsonvalley.showare.com/. Saturday, February 28, 2015, 8:00 PM. Paramount Hudson Valley, 1008 Brown St. Peekskill.

Al-Anon (Alateen welcome)

Support Groups Region: Catskill. Phone: 845-434-2560. Saturday, February 28, 2015, 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM. United Methodist Church, 170 N. Main St. Liberty.

Narcotics Anonymous

Support Groups regular meeting. Region: Catskill. Phone: 845-794-8080. Saturday, February 28, 2015, 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Recovery Center Clubhouse, 17 Hamilton Ave. Monticello.

Jester's Comedy Club

Comedy Join Headliner Erin Jackson as she makes her first appearance at Jester's. Featuring the hilarious Mike Speirs. Portion of ticket sales donated to W.F.E.L. in Warwick NY. Region: Southern Orange. Cost: $20. Reservations: Highly Recommended. Phone: 845-345-1039. Email: jesterscomedyclubny@gmail.com. Ticket Web Link: www.jesterscomedyclubny.com. Ticket Phone: 845-345-1039. Venue website: www.jesterscomedyclubny.com. Saturday, February 28, 2015, 9:00 PM – 11:00 PM. 109 Brookside Ave Chester, NY 10918.

Free consultation for dispute resolution

Community Free one-hour consultation by appointment. Learn about your options in seeking a separation or divorce. Mediation is fair, fast and affordable. Call 294-8082 ext. 34. Sunday, March 1, 2015. Dispute Resolution Center, 110 Old Route 6, Carmel.

Order Greek Cookies

Fundraising Events Sweet Breads $7.; Greek Butter Cookies 6 for $8 Braided Easter Cookies 12 for $7.P lease order from March 1-March 22. Lisa 225-0975 or Christine 565-5787. Pick up at Church Hall on Sat. April 4th between 10am -1pm. Region: Hudson River Region. Sunday, March 1, 2015. St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church, 19 Fullerton Avenue, Newburgh.

Wallkill Fire Dept. Pancake Breakfast

Fundraising Events Region: Northern Orange. Phone: 8458959708. Sunday, March 1, 2015, 7:00 AM – 12:00 PM. 18 Central Ave, Wallkill.

Pancake breakfast

Community Meals 8 a.m.-noon first Sun. All welcome. Region: Northern Orange. Cost: $6; $4.50 for children under 8. Phone: 845-590-3118. Email: jdcommandervfw@yahoo.com. Sunday, March 1, 2015, 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Maybrook VFW Post 2064, 209 Main St. Maybrook.

Racquetball

Racquetball $5 per person. Region: Northern Orange. Phone: 845-341-4885. Sunday, March 1, 2015, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM. SUNY Orange, 115 South St. Middletown.

Adult day services

Other Health Medical day care provides nursing, personal care, rehabilitation, dietary, social work counseling, specified medical, monitored services. Social day care provides music, pet therapy, arts and crafts, exercise, game programs, trips, educational program, discussions. Staffed by a registered nurse, LPN, dietitian, social worker, certified nursing assistants. Transportation, meals provided. To volunteer or seek services, call 794-3300, ext. 2781. Region: Sullivan. Sunday, March 1, 2015, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Catskill Regional Medical Center, Harris.

Motorcyclepedia

Exhibits & Galleries Motorcyclepedia features more than 450 motorcycles along with photographs, posters, memorabilia, machinery, and other things related to bikes. There are several galleries including The Indian Timeline, Chopper City, The Circa Timeline, Fast from the Past, Harley-Davidsons, American Motorcycle Foundation's Gallery, and the Wall of Death. Region: Hudson River Region. Phone: 845-569-9065. Venue website: http://www.motorcyclepediamuseum.org. Cost: $11; children age 3-12, $5; children younger than 3, free. Sunday, March 1, 2015, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. 250 Lake St. Newburgh. For more info visit www.motorcyclepediamuseum.org.

Tibetan Costume: Fashion for Life on the Roof of the World,

Exhibits & Galleries Tibetan Costume: Fashion for Life on the Roof of the World, opens at the Tibetan and Himalayan Cultural Center at Tsechen Kunchab Ling. In conjunction with Tibetan New Year celebrations, enjoy traditional New Year treats and the chance to try on a Tibetan costume yourself. The exhibition is open daily 10 a.m.-6 p.m. through April 30. Free and open to the public. 12 Edmunds Lane, Walden. For information, visit www.sakyatemple.org or call (301) 906-3378. Opening reception: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Feb.22. Region: Northern Orange. Sunday, March 1, 2015, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Tibetan and Himalayan Cultural Center at Tsechen Kunchab Ling, 12 Edmunds Lane, Walden.

American Heart Association BLS Health Care Providers CPR Class

Certification Classes Region: Hudson River Region. Cost: $75. Reservations: Seating is limited reservations required. Registration: www.nationalsafetyawareness.com or call 845-597-9437. Phone: 845-597-9437. Email: info@nationalsafetyawareness.com. Venue website: www.nationalsafetyawareness.com. Sunday, March 1, 2015, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. 46 D'Alfonso Road, Newburgh NY 12550.

Sporting clays

Shooting Region: Sullivan. Phone: 845-457-5885. Sunday, March 1, 2015, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Wallkill Rod and Gun Club, Bruyn Turnpike, Wallkill.

Maple Sugar Tours

Trips / Tours Maple Sugar Tours will run on the half-hour beginning at 10:30 a.m. Tour size is limited so visitors are encouraged to sign-up for their walking tours as soon as they arrive. Visitors will learn the history, how to tap a maple tree, how to collect the sap and how the sap boils down in an evaporator to become maple syrup. “It takes 40 gallons of sap to make just one gallon of maple syrup,” said environmental educator Megan Hoffman. Admission for Tours: $10/Adults, $7/Children ages 3-11. Members: $7/Adults, $4/Children ages 3-11. For more information, call 534-5506, ext. 204 or visit hhnm.org T. Region: Hudson River Region. Sunday, March 1, 2015, 10:30 AM – 3:00 PM. Outdoor Discovery Center, Muser Drive, across from 174 Angola Road, Cornwall.

art.write.now.tour 2014-15

Exhibits & Galleries This nationwide traveling exhibition, showcasing more than 130 original pieces of art and writing from the talented teen winners of the 2014 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, will run from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Thurs.-Mon. Feb. 21-March 22. The exhibit hosts student work from around the country, including works by local writer Sarah Mughal from Vestal Senior High School and artist Maxwell Vonderhorst, a graduate of Warwick Valley Middle School. Free and open to the public. Region: Sullivan. Cost: Free. Phone: 845-436-4227. Venue website: http://catskillartsociety.org/exhibits/. Artist/event website: http://www.artandwriting.org/student-showcase/art-write-now-tour/. Sunday, March 1, 2015, 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM. CAS Arts Center, 48 Main St. Livingston Manor, NY 12758.

Baby-care hot line

Support Groups 24 hours a day. Region: Hudson. Phone: 845-334-4807. Sunday, March 1, 2015, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Catholic Widows and Widowers of Ulster County

Support Groups A Mass in honor of deceased spouses, brunch and meeting. Region: Hudson. Phone: 845-331-6262. Sunday, March 1, 2015, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Overeaters Anonymous

Support Groups For specific information, call hot line. Region: Catskill. Phone: 845-657-6603. Venue website: http://www.midhudsonoa.org. Sunday, March 1, 2015, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. 12-step recovery program for compulsive overeaters. No dues, fees. Meets daily at various times, places in mid-Hudson.

Irish Day

Community Live music by The Parting Glass, Chris Turpin, Early-McLoughlin School of Irish Dance,  West Point Pipes & Drums rice- $10 per adult, $25 per family, includes lite fare and soft drinks. Follow us on Facebook -  The Mid-Hudson St. Patrick's Day Parade Committee and visit mhsppc.org. Sunday, March 1, 2015, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM. The American Legion, 40 Mountain Lakes Lane, Greenwood Lake.

Alcoholics Anonymous

Support Groups Meetings held daily; call for schedule. Region: Catskill. Phone: 845-794-8080. Sunday, March 1, 2015, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. Recovery Center Clubhouse, 17 Hamilton Ave. Monticello.

HANDS (Hope After Neonatal Death Through Sharing)

Support Groups Meets monthly as needed. Region: Hudson. Phone: 845-483-6683. Sunday, March 1, 2015, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. Vassar Brothers Hospital, Poughkeepsie.

Kidney Club Support Group

Support Groups The Northeast Kidney Foundation is a 501C3 nonprofit organization formed in 1972. Its mission is to improve the lives of those affected by kidney disease and related conditions, to increase organ donation, and to empower those it serves to be effective voices for better healthcare at the local, state and federal levels. Information on its programs and services can be found at www.healthykidneys.org. Region: Dutchess. Cost: Free. Reservations: None required. Registration: kathe@healthykidney.org. Phone: 518-458-9697. Email: kathe@healthykidneys.org. Sunday, March 1, 2015, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Zion Episcopal Church 12 Saterlee Place Wappingers Falls, NY 12590.

Ecumenical Lenten Devotional Luncheon

Fundraising Events Message by Rev. Jack Arlotta, St Stephen Parish. Menu: Turkey. $8 per person. First  of a series of five devotional luncheons held Wednesdays during Lent. Theme for 2015 is “The Last Words of Christ”. Noon to 1pm.  Contact wvecumenicalcouncil@gmail.com for more information. Region: Northern Orange. Sunday, March 1, 2015, 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Warwick United Methodist Church, 135 Forester Avenue.

Intermediate Fly Tying Class

Classes/Workshops Region: Northern Orange. Registration: Call Bill Leuszler to answer any questions. Cost: Free. Reservations: None needed. Phone: 845-733-6759. Sunday, March 1, 2015, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Gander Mountain, 100 North Galleria Drive, (off Route 211), Middletown.

Tree Identification Hike

Hikes/Walks This event is hosted by the Friends of Sterling Forest. Region: Southern Orange. Cost: Free. Registration: Pre-registration is recommended. Phone: 845-351-5907. Email: info@friendsofsterlingforest.org. Sunday, March 1, 2015, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Sterling Forest State Park Visitor Center, 116 Old Forge Road, Tuxedo.

Raconte-moi une histoire

Library Events A bilingual French and English language story time of books, songs and crafts. Drop-In program; no registration required. Cost: FREE. Email: nflprogram@rcls.org. Phone: (845)563-3600. Sunday, March 1, 2015, 1:15 PM – 1:55 PM. Newburgh Free Library 124 Grand Street Newburgh, NY 12550 (Story Hour Room).

Godspell at Marist College

Theater The Marist Theatre Program and Marist College Club of Theatre Arts presents the spring musical Godspell featuring a special American Sign Language performance on February 28 at 2 PM! Performances will be held February 26, 27 and 28 at 8 PM; February 28 and March 1 at 2 PM. Region: Dutchess. Cost: $12 General Admission $6 Students and Senior Citizens. Reservations: For reservations contact (845) 575-3133 or email boxofficemccta@gmail.com. Venue website: http://clubs.marist.edu/mccta/. Sunday, March 1, 2015, 2:00 PM. Nelly Goletti Theatre Marist College Student Center 3399 North Road, Poughkeepsie, NY.

American Chronic Pain Association

Support Groups starting chapter in Chester and Monroe. For patients and their families living with pain. Call Steven Kavalla, 783-4418, or visit www.theacpa.org. Region: Catskill. Sunday, March 1, 2015, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Hudson Valley Francophone Connection

Clubs / Organizations Are you interested in French culture and language? Join like-minded Hudson Valley residents who work to increase the local French community’s visibility through cultural and art events. This group meets the first Sunday of the month when the library is open. Region: Hudson River Region. Cost: FREE. Registration: No registration required. Phone: (845)563-3600. Email: nflprogram@rcls.org. Sunday, March 1, 2015, 2:15 PM – 4:00 PM. Newburgh Free Library 124 Grand Street Newburgh, NY 12550 (Story Hour Room).

Co-dependents Anonymous

Support Groups Region: Hudson. Phone: 845-454-7584. Sunday, March 1, 2015, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. St. John's Church, Wilbur Blvd. Poughkeepsie.

Hospice of Orange & Sullivan Counties, Inc.

Support Groups Bereavement support groups for children and adults. Call for information on times and location. Region: Catskill. Phone: 845-561-6111, ext. 316. Sunday, March 1, 2015, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

The Serenade Orchestra

Concerts Concerts to Benefit St. Mary-in-the-Highlands On March 1, 2015 at 4 pm, the first in a series of three chamber music concerts, sponsored posthumously by Gordon Stewart to benefit The Episcopal Church of St. Mary-in-the-Highlands, will be presented. The first program features The Serenade Orchestra and The Serenade Quartet respectively: Krista Bennion Feeney, Keats Dieffenbach-violins, David Cerutti-viola, John Feeney-bass and R.J. Kelley, Alexandra Cook-horns (orchestra only). This configuration of instruments was the most popular small ensemble for playing the social music of late eighteenth and early nineteenth century Vienna and was most commonly utilized for the socially oriented chamber music of the late 18th century and early 19th century. Mozart, Joseph and Michael Haydn, Sperger, Lanner, Strauss, Schubert and so many more, prized the unique rhythmic punctuation, range, clarity and resonance of the double bass as the sole stringed basso instrument in this music. The performers play with the same hi… Region: Hudson River Region. Cost: general admission $20. Reservations: Tickets are available at www.brownpapertickets.com. Email: RalphArce168@mail.com. Ticket Web Link: www.brownpapertickets.com. Venue website: http://stmaryscoldspring.org. Sunday, March 1, 2015, 4:00 PM – 5:45 PM. St. Mary-in-the-Highlands Church 1 Chestnut St. Cold Spring, NY 10516.  845.265.2539, stmaryscoldspring.org.

Open Mic Jam

Nightlife / Clubs Region: Dutchess. Cost: None. Reservations: N/A. Phone: 845-831-1543. Email: virgossipnsoul@gmail.com. Directions: I-84 exit 12, south on Rt.52 , 2 miles on the left. Venue website: www.virgossipnsoul.com. Sunday, March 1, 2015, 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Virgo's Sip N Soul, 469 Fishkill Ave. Beacon, NY 12508. For more info visit virgossipnsoul.com.

Sex Addicts Anonymous

Support Groups For couples. Region: Hudson. Phone: 845-692-5484. Sunday, March 1, 2015, 5:15 PM – 6:15 PM. St. Lawrence Friary, Sargent Avenue, Beacon.

Debtors Anonymous

Support Groups Region: Orange South. Phone: 845-987-8159. Sunday, March 1, 2015, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Maple Avenue and Route 94, Chester.

Free consultation

Support Groups Free one-hour consultation by appointment. Learn about your options in seeking a separation or divorce. Mediation is fair, fast and affordable. Call today (845) 294-8082 ext.34. Region: Westchester. Cost: free. Reservations: appointment required. Phone: 845-294-8082. Email: susanh@drcservices.org. Directions: Dispute Resolution Center 110 Old Route 6 Carmel, NY 10512. Venue website: http://www.drcservices.org. Sunday, March 1, 2015, 6:00 PM. Dispute Resolution Center, 110 Old Route 6, Carmel.

Sex Addicts Anonymous

Support Groups Region: Hudson. Phone: 845-692-5484. Sunday, March 1, 2015, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. St. Lawrence Friary, Sargent Avenue, Beacon.

Alcoholics Anonymous, Montgomery,

Support Groups Region: Orange North. Phone: 845-457-5383. Sunday, March 1, 2015, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. First Presbyterian Church, corner of Wallkill Avenue and Clinton Street.

Alcoholics Anonymous

Support Groups Big Book Study Group, closed discussion. Region: Catskill. Phone: 845-807-7538. Sunday, March 1, 2015, 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM. Bethel Presbyterian Church, 17B West. Bethel.

THE PENELOPIAD

Theater ***All performances at 8pm, except for the Sunday matinee at 2pm.*** In a splendid contemporary twist on The Odyssey, Margaret Atwood has chosen to give a voice to Penelope, wife of Odysseus, and to her twelve maids. In this dazzling, playful retelling, the story becomes as wise and compassionate as it is haunting, and as wildly entertaining as it is unsettling. With wit and verve, drawing on the story-telling and poetic talent for which she herself is renowned, Atwood gives Penelope new life and reality-and sets out to provide an answer to an ancient mystery. SEATING IS VERY LIMITED, SO RESERVATIONS ARE A MUST! February 27th - March 4th. Region: Hudson River Region. Cost: $8 for Students/Skidmore Community Members/Senior Citizens $12 for General Admission. Phone: 518-580-5439. Email: boxoffice@skidmore.edu. Sunday, March 1, 2015, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Skidmore College Janet Kinghorn Bernhard Theater 815 North Broadway Saratoga Springs, NY 12866. For more info visit www.skidmore.edu.

Free consultation for dispute resolution

Community Free one-hour consultation by appointment. Learn about your options in seeking a separation or divorce. Mediation is fair, fast and affordable. Call 294-8082 ext. 34. Monday, March 2, 2015. Dispute Resolution Center, 110 Old Route 6, Carmel.

Order Greek Cookies

Fundraising Events Sweet Breads $7.; Greek Butter Cookies 6 for $8 Braided Easter Cookies 12 for $7.P lease order from March 1-March 22. Lisa 225-0975 or Christine 565-5787. Pick up at Church Hall on Sat. April 4th between 10am -1pm. Region: Hudson River Region. Monday, March 2, 2015. St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church, 19 Fullerton Avenue, Newburgh.

Philadelphia Flower Show

Clubs / Organizations $70 admission/bus. Departing Cornwall Town Hall at 7:30am and return at 8 p.m. Contact Recreation Office at 534-2070/Recreation@cornwallny.gov. Region: Southern Orange. Monday, March 2, 2015, 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM. bus leaves Cornwall Town Hall, Cornwall.

Retired Men of New Paltz

Clubs / Organizations THE RETIRED MEN OF THE NEW PALTZ COMMUNITY invite all retired men to their monthly breakfast meeting. At this meeting, Mark Masseo will talk about Landscaping and the Green Industry “. Call Phil Kissinger at 256-5472 or WKISSINGER@HVC.RR.COM for further information. Region: Ulster. Cost: None. Reservations: None. Registration: None. Phone: 8452565472. Email: WKISSINGER@HVC.RR.COM. Ticket Phone: 8452565472. Monday, March 2, 2015, 8:00 AM – 9:30 AM. Plaza Diner, New Paltz Dinner.

LifeRing Secular Recovery

Support Groups For those working on recovery from problems with alcohol and/or drugs. Region: Orange North. Phone: 845-895-8076. Monday, March 2, 2015, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM. Richard C. Ward Alcohol Treatment Center, State Campus, Middletown.

Trip: Mohegan Sun Pocono Downs, Wilkes-Barre, Pa.

Trips / Tours Contact Olga at 346-4074. Region: Northern Orange. Monday, March 2, 2015, 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM. Bus departs from Mulberry House Senior Center 62-70 West Main St. Middletown.

New Parents Support meets

Support Groups Region: Orange South. Phone: 888-321-6762. Monday, March 2, 2015, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM. Orange Regional Medical Center/Arden Hill campus, Women’s Health Pavilion, 4 Harriman Drive, Goshen.

Adult day services

Other Health Medical day care provides nursing, personal care, rehabilitation, dietary, social work counseling, specified medical, monitored services. Social day care provides music, pet therapy, arts and crafts, exercise, game programs, trips, educational program, discussions. Staffed by a registered nurse, LPN, dietitian, social worker, certified nursing assistants. Transportation, meals provided. To volunteer or seek services, call 794-3300, ext. 2781. Region: Sullivan. Monday, March 2, 2015, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Catskill Regional Medical Center, Harris.

Free Tax Preperation

Other Events Free tax preparation for low and moderate income taxpayers with special attention to those age 60 and over. Sponsored by AARP Foundation. Reservation required. To schedule an appointment, call 211. Directions: Exit 126 off route 17 and follow signs to 94N. The Church is on the right and the corner of Main and Maple. Registration: By appointment only; call 211. Region: Southern Orange. Venue website: http://www.aarp.org/money/taxes/aarp_taxaide/. Cost: Free. Phone: 845-469-7317. Email: richiehr@msn.com. Monday, March 2, 2015, 9:00 AM. St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 101 Main St. Chester, NY 10918.

Tibetan Costume: Fashion for Life on the Roof of the World,

Exhibits & Galleries Tibetan Costume: Fashion for Life on the Roof of the World, opens at the Tibetan and Himalayan Cultural Center at Tsechen Kunchab Ling. In conjunction with Tibetan New Year celebrations, enjoy traditional New Year treats and the chance to try on a Tibetan costume yourself. The exhibition is open daily 10 a.m.-6 p.m. through April 30. Free and open to the public. 12 Edmunds Lane, Walden. For information, visit www.sakyatemple.org or call (301) 906-3378. Opening reception: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Feb.22. Region: Northern Orange. Monday, March 2, 2015, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Tibetan and Himalayan Cultural Center at Tsechen Kunchab Ling, 12 Edmunds Lane, Walden.

Nepera Breakfast Club

Clubs / Organizations Past employees and friends welcome. Meets every first Mon. Region: Hudson River Region. Cost: Dutch treat. Reservations: Not required. Phone: 845-692-6805. Email: BullB@FrontierNet.Net. Ticket Phone: 845-692-6805. Monday, March 2, 2015, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Denny's, 1283 Route 300, Newburgh, NY 12550.

American Heart Association BLS Health Care Providers CPR Class

Certification Classes Region: Hudson River Region. Cost: $75. Reservations: Seating is limited reservations required. Registration: www.nationalsafetyawareness.com or call 845-597-9437. Phone: 845-597-9437. Email: info@nationalsafetyawareness.com. Venue website: www.nationalsafetyawareness.com. Monday, March 2, 2015, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. 46 D'Alfonso Road, Newburgh NY 12550.

Benefits advisement

Support Groups For people with disabilities. Region: Hudson. Phone: 845-452-3913. Monday, March 2, 2015, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Taconic Resources for Independence, Poughkeepsie.

New Parents Support

Support Groups Region: Northern Orange. Phone: 888-321-6762. Monday, March 2, 2015, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Orange Regional Medical Center/Arden Hill campus, Women's Health Pavilion, 4 Harriman Drive, Goshen.

Overeaters Anonymous Meeting

Support Groups Region: Northern Orange. Phone: 570-857-1641. Monday, March 2, 2015, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. 1st Presbyterian Church, 308 Broad St. Milford, Pa.

Introduction to Computers

Classes/Workshops Learn about the basics of computers: hardware, software, including the mouse and keyboard. Find how to use them to enrich your life. Region: Hudson River Region. Cost: FREE. Registration: Registration is suggested. Phone: (845)563-3600. Email: nflprogram@rcls.org. Monday, March 2, 2015, 10:30 AM – 1:00 PM. Newburgh Free Library 124 Grand Street Newburgh, NY 12550 (e Learning Center).

Silver Sneakers fitness class for seniors

Seniors Can help improve strength, coordination, flexibility and balance. Appropriate for all ages and abilities, but exercises can be modified whenever necessary. Class can be taken sitting or standing. Free to members. Held 10:30 a.m. Mon. 9:30 a.m. Thurs. Directions: Please note that Tuesday's classes are from 10:30 to 11:15. Thursday's classes are from 9:30 to 10:15. Come to either or both classes! First class is ALWAYS FREE!!! Region: Northern Orange. Cost: Free to SilverSneakers members. Call to find out if you qualify for free classes. Phone: (845) 744-6769. Monday, March 2, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. FitnessWorks Gym, 99 Depot St. Pine Bush, NY.

art.write.now.tour 2014-15

Exhibits & Galleries This nationwide traveling exhibition, showcasing more than 130 original pieces of art and writing from the talented teen winners of the 2014 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, will run from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Thurs.-Mon. Feb. 21-March 22. The exhibit hosts student work from around the country, including works by local writer Sarah Mughal from Vestal Senior High School and artist Maxwell Vonderhorst, a graduate of Warwick Valley Middle School. Free and open to the public. Region: Sullivan. Cost: Free. Phone: 845-436-4227. Venue website: http://catskillartsociety.org/exhibits/. Artist/event website: http://www.artandwriting.org/student-showcase/art-write-now-tour/. Monday, March 2, 2015, 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM. CAS Arts Center, 48 Main St. Livingston Manor, NY 12758.

Mountain Vistas Landscape Paintings by David Munford

Exhibits & Galleries Mountain Vistas Landscape Paintings by David Munford at Livingston Manor Library A selection of landscape paintings collectively entitled "Mountain Vistas," by Grahamsville painter David Munford. The exhibit includes seventeen oil  paintings depicting the Catskills, Beaverkill and Bashakill regions. Munford is a represented artist with the Wallkill River School, in Montgomery, New York, and is a member of the Wurtsboro Art Alliance and the Delaware Valley Arts Alliance. The exhibit will run through February and March. Call 439-5440. Region: Ulster. Monday, March 2, 2015, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM. The Livingston Manor Library, 92 Main Street across from the firehouse, Livingston Manor.

Baby-care hot line

Support Groups 24 hours a day. Region: Hudson. Phone: 845-334-4807. Monday, March 2, 2015, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Overeaters Anonymous

Support Groups For specific information, call hot line. Region: Catskill. Phone: 845-657-6603. Venue website: http://www.midhudsonoa.org. Monday, March 2, 2015, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. 12-step recovery program for compulsive overeaters. No dues, fees. Meets daily at various times, places in mid-Hudson.

Postpartum support group

Support Groups No out-of-pocket fee. Most insurances accepted. Region: Orange South. Phone: 845-986-0707. Monday, March 2, 2015, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Source for Healing Arts, 14 West St. Warwick.

Alcoholics Anonymous

Support Groups Meetings held daily; call for schedule. Region: Catskill. Phone: 845-794-8080. Monday, March 2, 2015, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. Recovery Center Clubhouse, 17 Hamilton Ave. Monticello.

HANDS (Hope After Neonatal Death Through Sharing)

Support Groups Meets monthly as needed. Region: Hudson. Phone: 845-483-6683. Monday, March 2, 2015, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. Vassar Brothers Hospital, Poughkeepsie.

The Pacers

Seniors Wawayanda's senior meeting. Club offers day trips, card games, exercise equipment,needlework groups, line dancing, picnics, old friends and new friends to be made. Meets first, third and fifth Mon. Directions: Meetings are held 1st, 3rd and 5th Monday at 1pm. Interesting and informative speakers luncheons, refreshments. . Region: Southern Orange. Registration: For Residents of the Town of Wawayanda. Phone: 845 355 3412. Monday, March 2, 2015, 1:00 PM. Shannon Park, Route 284, Slate Hill.

American Chronic Pain Association

Support Groups starting chapter in Chester and Monroe. For patients and their families living with pain. Call Steven Kavalla, 783-4418, or visit www.theacpa.org. Region: Catskill. Monday, March 2, 2015, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Separation/divorce mediation information session

Classes/Workshops Learn about mediation - a confidential settlement process that could help you obtain a separation or divorce without going to court. Meets weekly at 3 p.m. Mon. 2 p.m. Fri. Free. To set up an appointment for a free consultation, call 294-8082, ext. 34. susanh@drcservices.org. Region: Ulster. Cost: free. Reservations: by appointment. Phone: 845-551-8644. Email: susanh@drcservices.org. Directions: Dispute Resolution Center Aaron Court Kingston, NY 12401. Venue website: http://www.drcservices.org. Monday, March 2, 2015, 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Dispute Resolution Center Aaron Court Kingston, NY 12401.

Hospice of Orange & Sullivan Counties, Inc.

Support Groups Bereavement support groups for children and adults. Call for information on times and location. Region: Catskill. Phone: 845-561-6111, ext. 316. Monday, March 2, 2015, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Survivors of sexual assault

Support Groups Region: Hudson River Region. Phone: 845-565-8681. Monday, March 2, 2015, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Hudson House, 245 Broadway, Newburgh.

Alcoholics Anonymous

Support Groups One day at a time” program. Region: Catskill. Phone: 845-292-2144. Monday, March 2, 2015, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Liberty Ambulance building.

Double Trouble in Recovery

Support Groups 12-step meeting for people with alcohol/substance abuse and mental health problems combined. Region: Catskill. Phone: 845-434-5444. Monday, March 2, 2015, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM. Always Action Clubhouse, rear of Recovery Center, 17 Hamilton Ave. Monticello.

Diabetes support group for adults

Support Groups Or call 800-467-8666. Region: Northern Orange. Phone: 845-342-7504. Monday, March 2, 2015, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Orange Regional Medical Center/Horton campus Conference Room A, 60 Prospect Ave. Middletown.

Free consultation

Support Groups Free one-hour consultation by appointment. Learn about your options in seeking a separation or divorce. Mediation is fair, fast and affordable. Call today (845) 294-8082 ext.34. Region: Westchester. Cost: free. Reservations: appointment required. Phone: 845-294-8082. Email: susanh@drcservices.org. Directions: Dispute Resolution Center 110 Old Route 6 Carmel, NY 10512. Venue website: http://www.drcservices.org. Monday, March 2, 2015, 6:00 PM. Dispute Resolution Center, 110 Old Route 6, Carmel.

Vet 2 Vet Peer Networking meeting

Support Groups A program that allows members of the Armed Forces and veterans to discuss challenges such as post-traumatic stress disorder, traumatic brain injury, military sexual trauma, addiction, employment and academic challenges. Information about community resources is available. Participation is free and confidential. Light refreshments served. Meets every Mon. 342-2400, ext. 237. kgrundig@mhaorangeny.com. Region: Northern Orange. Phone: 845-342-2400, ext. 237. Email: kgrundig@mhaorangeny.com. Monday, March 2, 2015, 6:00 PM. Thrall Library, 11-19 Depot St. Middletown, NY.

Thrift Shop Sales

Fundraising Events Buy one - get one free! Region: Northern Orange. Phone: 845-343-6688. Monday, March 2, 2015, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. North Congregational UCC, 96 North Beacon St. Middletown, NY 10940.

Monday Night Movie at the Library

Films Join us for a free showing GET ON UP starring Chadwick Boseman. Based on the incredible life story of the Godfather of Soul, the film will give a fearless look inside the music, moves and moods of Brown, taking audiences on the journey from his impoverished childhood to his evolution into one of the most influential figures of the 20th century. Seating limited to 25 people. Rated PG 13. Phone: 845-563-3600. Email: nflprogram@rcls.org. Cost: FREE. Monday, March 2, 2015, 6:15 PM – 8:15 PM. Newburgh Free Library Auditorium, 124 Grand St. Newburgh.

Narcotics Anonymous

Support Groups Closed discussion meeting. Region: Catskill. Phone: 845-647-6400. Monday, March 2, 2015, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Trudy Resnick Farber Center, Center Street, Ellenville.

Sex Addicts Anonymous

Support Groups Region: Hudson. Phone: 845-692-5484. Monday, March 2, 2015, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. St. Lawrence Friary, Sargent Avenue, Beacon.

Al-Anon (Alateen welcome)

Support Groups Region: Catskill. Phone: 845-434-2560. Monday, March 2, 2015, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. United Methodist Church, 170 N. Main St. Liberty.

Alzheimer's support group

Support Groups Co-sponsored by CRMC and Sullivan /Delaware chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association. Region: Catskill. Phone: 845-342-2247. Monday, March 2, 2015, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM. Catskill Regional Medical Center, Adult Day Care, Harris.

Country line dancing

Dance 7-9 p.m. Meets Mon. Cost: $7 per person. Phone: 845-707-2575. Email: pushincountry@yahoo.com. Monday, March 2, 2015, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Cuddebackville Firehouse, 15 Route 211, Cuddebackville.

Bereaved Parents Support Group of Orange County

Support Groups Or call 783-9032. Region: Northern Orange. Phone: 845-561-2837. Monday, March 2, 2015, 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM. 555 Union Ave. New Windsor.

Gamblers Anonymous

Support Groups Region: Hudson. Phone: 845-561-2592. Monday, March 2, 2015, 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM. Vails Gate United Methodist Church, Route 94 at five corners, Vails Gate.

THE PENELOPIAD

Theater ***All performances at 8pm, except for the Sunday matinee at 2pm.*** In a splendid contemporary twist on The Odyssey, Margaret Atwood has chosen to give a voice to Penelope, wife of Odysseus, and to her twelve maids. In this dazzling, playful retelling, the story becomes as wise and compassionate as it is haunting, and as wildly entertaining as it is unsettling. With wit and verve, drawing on the story-telling and poetic talent for which she herself is renowned, Atwood gives Penelope new life and reality-and sets out to provide an answer to an ancient mystery. SEATING IS VERY LIMITED, SO RESERVATIONS ARE A MUST! February 27th - March 4th. Region: Hudson River Region. Cost: $8 for Students/Skidmore Community Members/Senior Citizens $12 for General Admission. Phone: 518-580-5439. Email: boxoffice@skidmore.edu. Monday, March 2, 2015, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Skidmore College Janet Kinghorn Bernhard Theater 815 North Broadway Saratoga Springs, NY 12866. For more info visit www.skidmore.edu.

CubbyHole Coffeehouse

Nightlife / Clubs Open poetry. Cost: No cover. Phone: 845-483-7584. Monday, March 2, 2015, 9:00 PM – 10:00 PM. 44 Raymond Ave. Poughkeepsie.

Free consultation for dispute resolution

Community Free one-hour consultation by appointment. Learn about your options in seeking a separation or divorce. Mediation is fair, fast and affordable. Call 294-8082 ext. 34. Tuesday, March 3, 2015. Dispute Resolution Center, 110 Old Route 6, Carmel.

Order Greek Cookies

Fundraising Events Sweet Breads $7.; Greek Butter Cookies 6 for $8 Braided Easter Cookies 12 for $7.P lease order from March 1-March 22. Lisa 225-0975 or Christine 565-5787. Pick up at Church Hall on Sat. April 4th between 10am -1pm. Region: Hudson River Region. Tuesday, March 3, 2015. St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church, 19 Fullerton Avenue, Newburgh.

BNI Legacy Weekly Meeting

Business Business building through word of mouth marketing. Visitors welcome. Cost is only that for breakfast. RSVP to Amy Stillwaggon at 542-5671 or visit www.bnihudsonvalley.com for more info. Reservations: RSVP to Amy Stillwaggon at 542-5671 or visit www.bnihudsonvalley.com for more info. Tuesday, March 3, 2015, 7:00 AM – 8:30 AM. Gloria's Griddle and Grille, 306 Windsor Highway.

Adult day services

Other Health Medical day care provides nursing, personal care, rehabilitation, dietary, social work counseling, specified medical, monitored services. Social day care provides music, pet therapy, arts and crafts, exercise, game programs, trips, educational program, discussions. Staffed by a registered nurse, LPN, dietitian, social worker, certified nursing assistants. Transportation, meals provided. To volunteer or seek services, call 794-3300, ext. 2781. Region: Sullivan. Tuesday, March 3, 2015, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Catskill Regional Medical Center, Harris.

Registration begins for tax help

Other Events Trained tax volunteers from AARP will assist seniors and other eligible persons with their taxes every Tuesday through April 7. Participants must bring identity documents and social security or Medicare card, last year’s tax return, and any other tax-related documents. Reservation required. For more information, to verify eligibility, or to become a tax volunteer, call 888-687-2277. To reserve, call 211, or call 1-800-899-1479 or 1-914-933-3700 to connect to 211. Registration: Registration required. Region: Hudson River Region. Cost: Free. Phone: 800-899-1479. Email: nflprogram@rcls.org. Tuesday, March 3, 2015, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Newburgh Free Library, eLearning Center, 124 Grand St. Newburgh, NY 12550.

Tibetan Costume: Fashion for Life on the Roof of the World,

Exhibits & Galleries Tibetan Costume: Fashion for Life on the Roof of the World, opens at the Tibetan and Himalayan Cultural Center at Tsechen Kunchab Ling. In conjunction with Tibetan New Year celebrations, enjoy traditional New Year treats and the chance to try on a Tibetan costume yourself. The exhibition is open daily 10 a.m.-6 p.m. through April 30. Free and open to the public. 12 Edmunds Lane, Walden. For information, visit www.sakyatemple.org or call (301) 906-3378. Opening reception: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Feb.22. Region: Northern Orange. Tuesday, March 3, 2015, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Tibetan and Himalayan Cultural Center at Tsechen Kunchab Ling, 12 Edmunds Lane, Walden.

Textile Tuesday

Clubs / Organizations Sewing, quilting, scrapbooking, knitting and crocheting. Bring a favorite project. Sewing machines available. Meets Tues. Phone: 845-895-3707. Email: cthorenz@rcls.org. Region: Ulster. Directions: 7 Bona Ventura Ave. Tuesday, March 3, 2015, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Wallkill Public Library, 7 Bona Ventura Ave. Wallkill.

American Heart Association BLS Health Care Providers CPR Class

Certification Classes Region: Hudson River Region. Cost: $75. Reservations: Seating is limited reservations required. Registration: www.nationalsafetyawareness.com or call 845-597-9437. Phone: 845-597-9437. Email: info@nationalsafetyawareness.com. Venue website: www.nationalsafetyawareness.com. Tuesday, March 3, 2015, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. 46 D'Alfonso Road, Newburgh NY 12550.

Women With Wool

Clubs / Organizations An informal non-denominational needlework group. Bring your knitting, crocheting or other needlework project. All levels welcome. Meets Tues. Free. For more information, contact Barbara at zuckerbl@gmail.com or 928-6906. Phone: 845-928-6906. Reservations: None needed. Email: zuckerbl@gmail.com. Cost: Free. Region: Southern Orange. Registration: No. Tuesday, March 3, 2015, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Congregation Eitz Chaim, 1465 Orange Turnpike, Monroe.

Al-Anon, New Hampton,

Support Groups Region: Orange North. Phone: 845-355-7941. Tuesday, March 3, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. New Hampton Presbyterian Church, 22 County Road 56.

Mountain Vistas Landscape Paintings by David Munford

Exhibits & Galleries Mountain Vistas Landscape Paintings by David Munford at Livingston Manor Library A selection of landscape paintings collectively entitled "Mountain Vistas," by Grahamsville painter David Munford. The exhibit includes seventeen oil  paintings depicting the Catskills, Beaverkill and Bashakill regions. Munford is a represented artist with the Wallkill River School, in Montgomery, New York, and is a member of the Wurtsboro Art Alliance and the Delaware Valley Arts Alliance. The exhibit will run through February and March. Call 439-5440. Region: Ulster. Tuesday, March 3, 2015, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM. The Livingston Manor Library, 92 Main Street across from the firehouse, Livingston Manor.

Autism/PDD

Support Groups for families of individuals with autism or pervasive developmental disorder. Sponsored by CAPIS program of the Mental Health Association of Orange County Inc. Ext. 253. Region: Northern Orange. Phone: 845-294-7411. Tuesday, March 3, 2015, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Goshen.

Baby-care hot line

Support Groups 24 hours a day. Region: Hudson. Phone: 845-334-4807. Tuesday, March 3, 2015, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Cafe Europa

Support Groups Holocaust survivor group. Region: Orange South. Phone: 845-356-2700. Tuesday, March 3, 2015, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Holocaust Museum and Study Center, 17 S. Madison Ave. Spring Valley.

Creativity for people with disabilities

Support Groups Call 452-3913. Region: Hudson. Phone: 845-452-3913. Tuesday, March 3, 2015, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Taconic Resources for Independence, 82 Washington St. Poughkeepsie.

Domestic violence support groups

Support Groups Groups are nine-week program. For women who are affected by domestic violence. Call for schedule. Region: Catskill. Phone: 888-503-4673. Tuesday, March 3, 2015, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Overeaters Anonymous

Support Groups For specific information, call hot line. Region: Catskill. Phone: 845-657-6603. Venue website: http://www.midhudsonoa.org. Tuesday, March 3, 2015, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. 12-step recovery program for compulsive overeaters. No dues, fees. Meets daily at various times, places in mid-Hudson.

Seniors 55 and older seeking training and job placement through Experience Works

Support Groups Region: Catskill. Phone: 845-794-0020. Tuesday, March 3, 2015, 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM. 33 Lakewood Ave. Monticello.

Alcoholics Anonymous

Support Groups Meetings held daily; call for schedule. Region: Catskill. Phone: 845-794-8080. Tuesday, March 3, 2015, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. Recovery Center Clubhouse, 17 Hamilton Ave. Monticello.

HANDS (Hope After Neonatal Death Through Sharing)

Support Groups Meets monthly as needed. Region: Hudson. Phone: 845-483-6683. Tuesday, March 3, 2015, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. Vassar Brothers Hospital, Poughkeepsie.

Open hockey

Hockey Call 454-5800, ext. 207. Region: Hudson River. Tuesday, March 3, 2015, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM. McCann Ice Arena, Poughkeepsie.

Senior Citizen Club

Seniors Pinochle and tripoli card games. Coffee and cake served. New members welcome. Meets every Tues. Call Gertrude Arlotta, club secretary, at 570-296-8335. Region: Northern Orange. Tuesday, March 3, 2015, 12:45 PM. Sparrowbush Firehouse, 79 Main St. Sparrowbush. NY.

Pine Bush Seniors

Clubs / Organizations Meets weekly. Region: Northern Orange. Phone: 845-744-8548. Tuesday, March 3, 2015, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Crawford Town Hall, 121 Route 302, Pine Bush, NY.

SDRC support group

Support Groups Region: Orange South. Phone: 845-928-9252. Tuesday, March 3, 2015, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. St. Patrick’s Church, off Route 32, Highland Mills.

Narcotics Anonymous

Support Groups Region: Catskill. Phone: 845-794-8080. Tuesday, March 3, 2015, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM. Recovery Center Clubhouse, 17 Hamilton Ave. Monticello.

American Chronic Pain Association

Support Groups starting chapter in Chester and Monroe. For patients and their families living with pain. Call Steven Kavalla, 783-4418, or visit www.theacpa.org. Region: Catskill. Tuesday, March 3, 2015, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Diabetes support group

Support Groups Meets first Tuesday of every month. For more information, call Tammy Compasso at 845-858-7795. Region: Northern Orange. Phone: 845-858-7795. Tuesday, March 3, 2015, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Medical Office Building, Suite M-2, 161 E. Main St. Port Jervis, NY.

Domestic violence support groups

Support Groups meet weekly for a nine-week program. For women who are affected by domestic violence. Region: Catskill. Phone: 888-503-4673. Tuesday, March 3, 2015, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Arthritis program

Support Groups Region: Hudson. Phone: 845-647-1605. Tuesday, March 3, 2015, 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM. State Department of Health Chronic Disease Division, Trudy Farber Building. 50 Center St. Ellenville.

Vet 2 Vet Peer Networking meeting

Support Groups A program that allows members of the Armed Forces and veterans to discuss challenges such as post-traumatic stress disorder, traumatic brain injury, military sexual trauma, addiction, employment and academic challenges. Information about community resources is available. Participation is free and confidential. Light refreshments served. Meets every Tues. 342-2400, ext. 237. kgrundig@mhaorangeny.com. Region: Hudson River Region. Phone: 845-342-2400, ext. 237. Email: kgrundig@mhaorangeny.com. Tuesday, March 3, 2015, 2:30 PM. Hudson House, 245 Broadway, Newburgh, NY.

Hospice of Orange & Sullivan Counties, Inc.

Support Groups Bereavement support groups for children and adults. Call for information on times and location. Region: Catskill. Phone: 845-561-6111, ext. 316. Tuesday, March 3, 2015, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

SDRC support group

Support Groups Region: Northern Orange. Cost: Call Carol or Ellen, 534-9465. Phone: 845-928-9252. Tuesday, March 3, 2015, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. St. Patrick's Church, off Route 32, Highland Mills. C.

Separation/divorce mediation information session

Classes/Workshops Learn about mediation - a confidential settlement process that could help you obtain a separation or divorce without going to court. Meets 4 p.m. Tues. 3 p.m. Thurs. Free. To set up an appointment for a free consultation, call 294-8082, ext. 34. susanh@drcservices.org. Region: Southern Orange. Cost: Free. Reservations: Reservation required. Phone: 845-294-8082, ext. 34. Email: susanh@drcservices.org. Directions: Dispute Resolution Center 3136 Route 207 Campbell Hall, NY 10916. Venue website: http://www.drcservices.org. Tuesday, March 3, 2015, 4:00 PM. Dispute Resolution Center, 3136 Route 207, Campbell Hall, NY 10916.

Alcoholics Anonymous

Support Groups One day at a time” program. Region: Catskill. Phone: 845-292-2144. Tuesday, March 3, 2015, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Liberty Ambulance building.

Sexual Compulsives Anonymous

Support Groups Region: Hudson. Tuesday, March 3, 2015, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM. First-floor drop-in center, Suite 15, 275 Fair St. Kingston.

Indoor walk

Community 6 p.m. Tues. Thurs. through March 26. Hosted by the Town of Liberty Parks and Recreation Department. $20, Liberty residents $10. Region: Sullivan. Tuesday, March 3, 2015, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Liberty High School, 125 Buckley St. Liberty.

Chess Night

Clubs / Organizations Club provides casual chess play with instruction available to beginners. All ages welcome. Participants must bring their own chess sets and boards. Free. Meets every first and third Tues. Region: Northern Orange. Cost: Free. Phone: 845-926-0804. Tuesday, March 3, 2015, 6:00 PM. Coldenham Reformed Presbyterian Church, 469 Coldenham Road, Walden.

Tail Waggin' Tutors at the TOWN BRANCH

Kids' Activities Children can drop-in and read-aloud to our Volunteer Licensed Therapy Dogs! Region: Hudson River Region. Cost: FREE. Registration: No Registration. Phone: 845-566-0460. Email: nflprogram@rcls.org. Tuesday, March 3, 2015, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Town Branch – Newburgh Mall 1401 Route 300, Suite 1090 Newburgh, NY 12550.

Free consultation

Support Groups Free one-hour consultation by appointment. Learn about your options in seeking a separation or divorce. Mediation is fair, fast and affordable. Call today (845) 294-8082 ext.34. Region: Westchester. Cost: free. Reservations: appointment required. Phone: 845-294-8082. Email: susanh@drcservices.org. Directions: Dispute Resolution Center 110 Old Route 6 Carmel, NY 10512. Venue website: http://www.drcservices.org. Tuesday, March 3, 2015, 6:00 PM. Dispute Resolution Center, 110 Old Route 6, Carmel.

Osteoporosis educational support group

Support Groups Region: Northern Orange. Phone: 845-346-4070. Tuesday, March 3, 2015, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM. Mulberry Senior House, 62-70 W. Main St. Middletown.

Separation and divorce group for women

Support Groups Region: Hudson. Phone: 845-679-2235. Tuesday, March 3, 2015, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Kingston Library Community Room, 55 Franklin St. Kingston.

"Caring for You, Caring for Me"

Lectures / Seminars Guest speaker Bonnie Lewis, RN, community educator of Cornell Cooperative Extension, will discuss issues affecting caregivers and family members of people with Alzheimer’s disease or related disorders. Open to the public. For further information, contact Vanessa Lescano at 292-4200, ext. 3402. Region: Sullivan. Tuesday, March 3, 2015, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM. Achieve Rehab & Nursing Facility, 170 Lake St. Liberty, NY.

55+ Singles Senior Social Meet

Seniors Singles Connection is a group that organizes social events like movies, dinners, barbecues, campfires, board games and other entertainment for single seniors. Region: Southern Orange. Cost: free. Phone: 845 239 0509. Email: ops1wxz@earthlink.net. Tuesday, March 3, 2015, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. 240 Midland Lake Road, Middletown.

55+ Singles Senior Social Meet

Seniors 6-8 p.m. Singles Connection is a group that organizes social events like movies, dinners, barbecues, campfires and other entertainment for single seniors. Meets Tues. Region: Northern Orange. Cost: Free. Phone: 845-695-1587. Email: ops1wxz@earthlink.net. Tuesday, March 3, 2015, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Family of Faith Lutheran Church, 240 Midland Lake Road, Middletown, NY.

We Need to Talk About Making A Will

Classes/Workshops This program is about completing a living will and healthcare proxy. Ideas presented will help participants make appropriate choices. Led by Katherine Schwarz, MS, MPH, a Public Health and Nutrition Educator. Region: Northern Orange. Cost: Free. Reservations: no. Registration: To register, call 341-5483. Phone: 845 341-5483. Email: thrall3@warwick.net. Tuesday, March 3, 2015, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM. Middletown Thrall Library 11-19 Depot Street Middletown, NY 10940.

Divorce Care

Support Groups Child care is provided. Region: Orange North. Phone: 845-342-3512. Tuesday, March 3, 2015, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Goodwill Church, 2117 Route 208, Montgomery.

Gamblers Anonymous

Support Groups Region: Catskill. Tuesday, March 3, 2015, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Recovery Center’s Always Action Clubhouse, 17 Hamilton Ave. Monticello.

Relatives as Parents Program

Support Groups September-June. Region: Orange North. Tuesday, March 3, 2015, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Cornell Cooperative Extension Education Center, Community Campus, 1 Ashley Ave. Middletown.

Relatives as Parents Program coffee and conversation support groups

Support Groups RAPP 4-H Youth Development for children 6 and older, child care for children 5 and younger. RAPP also offers Cafe y Conversaciõn Hispanic Support Group in Middletown. Region: Northern Orange. Phone: 845-344-1234. Tuesday, March 3, 2015, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM. Central Valley Elementary School, Central Valley.

The Parting Glass Band

Concerts To celebrate all things Irish, the Port Jervis Free Library will present a concert by The Parting Glass Band. Admission is free. The concert features traditional and contemporary Irish music performed by Al Gessner on button accordion, flute, and vocals; Patti Gessner on tin whistle, vocals, and percussion; and Kevin McComb on guitar and vocals. Region: Hudson River Region. Tuesday, March 3, 2015, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Port Jervis Free Library, Port Jervis.

Minisink Valley Kiwanis Club meeting

Clubs / Organizations Meets Tues. For more information, email Cynthia Ewanciw-Morse at camemcie@gmail.com. Region: Northern Orange. Tuesday, March 3, 2015, 7:00 PM. DeStefano's Olde Erie, 7 W. Main St. Middletown, NY.

Orange County Psychic Experiences Group

Clubs / Organizations 7-9 p.m. Meetings provide a safe place for anyone to discuss their psychic experiences. Meets every first Tues. Region: Hudson River Region. Cost: Free admission; free-will donation for refreshments. Registration: To register, contact Athena Drewes at adrewes@hvc.rr.com or 845-283-8760. Phone: 845-283-8760. Email: adrewes@hvc.rr.com. Directions: Located near Rt. 84, Exit 5A Stewart Airport. Take Rt. 747 to Rt. 207, turn right, and second left off of Route 207. Tuesday, March 3, 2015, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Unitarian Universalist Congregation at Rock Tavern, 9 Vance Road, Rock Tavern.

Getting Ready for the Teen Years

Classes/Workshops For parents and caregivers of children 9-14 Years. This four session series will cover adolescent development, parent-teen communication, understanding parenting styles, keeping teens safe and understanding today's technology (social networking sites, cyberbullying,etc.) Sessions are 7-9 p.m. March 3, 10, 17, 24. Region: Southern Orange. Cost: $40 per family. Registration: Contact Suzan Sussmann at 845-344-1234 or sls393@cornell.edu. Go to website cceorangecounty.org to access the brochure. Phone: 845-344-1234. Email: sls393@cornell.edu. Tuesday, March 3, 2015, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Warwick Valley Middle School, 225 West St. Warwick.

Al-Anon

Support Groups Region: Catskill. Phone: 845-647-7094. Tuesday, March 3, 2015, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Ellenville United Methodist Church, Ellenville.

Alcoholic Anonymous

Support Groups Region: Hudson. Tuesday, March 3, 2015, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. St. Lukes Cornwall Hosptial, Cornwall campus.

Gay, lesbian, bisexual, transexual support and social group

Support Groups Region: Orange South. Phone: 845-469-5299. Tuesday, March 3, 2015, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Synergy of Spirit Counseling and Hypnosis Center, 4 Main St. Chester.

Parents Anonymous support group for parents of teenagers

Support Groups Region: Catskill. Phone: 845-292-5821, ext. 633. Tuesday, March 3, 2015, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. CACHE office, 63 S. Main St. Liberty.

Line dance lesson and dance

Dance Beginner lesson followed by open level lesson. Meets Tues. Cost: $10. Phone: 845-564-6990. Tuesday, March 3, 2015, 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM. Orange Lake Fire House, 426 South Plank Road, Newburgh.

Orange County Bass Club

Fishing For ages 16 and under. Region: Northern Orange. Phone: 845-562-5938. Tuesday, March 3, 2015, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Gander Mountain, Route 211, Town of Wallkill.

Alcoholics Anonymous

Support Groups Region: Catskill. Phone: 845-888-5626. Tuesday, March 3, 2015, 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM. Community Church of Wurtsboro’s meeting hall, Sullivan St. Wurtsboro.

CHADD of Putnam and vicinity 376

Support Groups Region: Westchester. Cost: $5. Phone: 845-704-2233. Email: putnam-vicinity@chadd.net. Tuesday, March 3, 2015, 7:30 PM – 10:00 PM. Four Winds Hospital, Conference Center 800 Cross River Road, Katonah. For more info visit www.chadd.net.

Highway to Hope

Support Groups Nar-Anon meeting for families and friends of drug addicts. You are not alone. Highway to Hope welcomes you. No dues or fees. Region: Southern Orange. Cost: Free. Reservations: None required. Registration: None required. Email: highwaytohopenfg@yahoo.com. Directions: 101 Main Street Chester, NY 10918. Tuesday, March 3, 2015, 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM. St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 101 Main St. Chester, NY 10918.

New Beginnings for divorced, separated, or widowed

Support Groups Region: Hudson. Phone: 845-614-5437. Tuesday, March 3, 2015, 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM. Marasco Center, Union Avenue, New Windsor.

SDRC support group

Support Groups For separated, divorced and widowed people wishing to heal, rebuild, grow. Mostly Roman Catholics, but all denominations welcome. Region: Orange South. Phone: 845-928-9252. Tuesday, March 3, 2015, 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM. St. Patrick's Church basement, Route 32, Highland Mills.

THE PENELOPIAD

Theater ***All performances at 8pm, except for the Sunday matinee at 2pm.*** In a splendid contemporary twist on The Odyssey, Margaret Atwood has chosen to give a voice to Penelope, wife of Odysseus, and to her twelve maids. In this dazzling, playful retelling, the story becomes as wise and compassionate as it is haunting, and as wildly entertaining as it is unsettling. With wit and verve, drawing on the story-telling and poetic talent for which she herself is renowned, Atwood gives Penelope new life and reality-and sets out to provide an answer to an ancient mystery. SEATING IS VERY LIMITED, SO RESERVATIONS ARE A MUST! February 27th - March 4th. Region: Hudson River Region. Cost: $8 for Students/Skidmore Community Members/Senior Citizens $12 for General Admission. Phone: 518-580-5439. Email: boxoffice@skidmore.edu. Tuesday, March 3, 2015, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Skidmore College Janet Kinghorn Bernhard Theater 815 North Broadway Saratoga Springs, NY 12866. For more info visit www.skidmore.edu.