Whats open in the Mid-Hudson Valley as of Oct. 26, 2021 – The Daily Freeman

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The Fall for Art Show, Sale and Community Fundraiser, sponsored by the Jewish Federation of Ulster County, runs through 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 29, in a virtual format. The 25th-anniversary celebration will give participants days to shop from works created by 34 Hudson Valley artists. Online: fallforart.org.

The Ulster County Office for the Aging, in conjunction with NY Connects and the Ulster County Department of Social Services, will present the Halloween Trunk or Treat Human Services Expo on Wednesday, Oct. 27, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the parking lot of Tech City, 300 Enterprise Drive. In case of rain, the expo will take place Thursday, Oct. 28.Local service providers and area agencies will be on hand to discuss their services for seniors, as well as adults and children, as well as answer questions. Attendees will park their vehicles and can visit each provider for a Halloween treat and to learn about what they provide.

Topic of Cancer, Family of Woodstocks support group for cancer survivors, patients and caretakers, will have its second meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 27, at 7 p.m. at Woodstock Reformed Church, 16 Tinker St. Woodstock. Topic of Cancer helps people transitioning to a new way of life, assists with problems at home, work or school, deals with the side effects of treatment, role and relationship changes, financial concerns, and, in the words of Family of Woodstock, just about any problem under the sun relevant to participants. The group meets regularly on the fourth Wednesday of each month. For more information, call Jane Young at (914) 466-2917 or Eric Glass at (845) 750-1253.

The Center for Performing Arts at Rhinebeck, 661 state Route 308, Rhinebeck, will present Gaslight, which tells the story of a cruel cold-hearted husband who employs all sorts of sinister tricks, to manipulate his wife into believing she is going insane. Performances run through Oct. 31 and take place Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 3 p.m. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased online at centerforperformingarts.org.

Performing Arts of Woodstock has postponed the production of The Moors and has rescheduled the play for June 2022.

The Rosendale Library, 264 Main St., Rosendale, will have a pumpkin-carving contest on Thursday, Oct. 28, at 4 p.m. Ten pumpkins will be available or participants can bring their own. Register for either event at rosendalelibrary.org.

The Rhinecliff Volunteer Fire Company and Rhinebeck Grange 896 will host soup sales starting Thursday, Oct. 28, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the firehouse, 17 Shatzell Ave. Orders are $10 for soup or chili, sold by the quart. Orders are takeout only. Additional sales are planned for Nov. 18, Dec. 16, Jan. 27 and Feb. 24. To order ahead, send an email to Joey Potsandpans at baerhands@aol.com or call (845) 876-6149 after 10:30 a.m.

Boom Town living history cemetery tours take place at 7 p.m. Saturdays through October at the Old Dutch Church cemetery in Uptown Kingston. Tickets are $15; $10 for students and seniors. Online: livinghistoryny.com.

Boy Scout Troop 163 is holding a spaghetti dinner fundraiser from 4 to 6 p.m. Oct. 30 (dine-in or takeout) at the Olivebridge Fire Department, 9 Mill Road. The suggested donation of $10 includes spaghetti, meatballs, salad and dessert.

Morton Memorial Library, 82 Kelly St, Rhinecliff, is having a food donation drive through Oct. 31. Drop off non-perishable food items at the front desk or in the orange bin on the porch. Call (845) 876-2903 for more information.

The Kingston Community Singers are looking for new members. The group meets Wednesdays at 1 p.m. at the Old Dutch Church, 272 Wall St., Kingston. There is no need to audition. CDC guidelines for vaccination and social distancing are required. Call (856) 305-1546 for more information.

The silent horror film Nosferatu will be shown Friday, Oct. 29, at 7:30 p.m., at the Ulster Performing Arts Center, 601 Broadway, Kingston. The screening will feature live organ accompaniment. Admission is $6. Free admission to those dressed as vampires. Tickets are available at the UPAC and Bardavon box offices Tuesdays through Fridays from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tickets also are available by calling UPAC at (845) 339-6088 or the Bardavon at (845) 473-5288, or by sending an email to boxoffice@bardavon.org.

The MyKingstonKids Halloween Fest and Parade takes place on Saturday, Oct. 30 in Kingston. The parade takes place from 3 to 4 p.m. from the Kingston Plaza up Broadway to the YMCA Festival, taking place at the Y parking lot from 4 to 8 p.m. Register for free and receive a complimentary gift. https://tinyurl.com/cr4cnspm.

Our Lady of Fatima Church, 1250 state Route 32, Plattekill, will have its annual Fall Penny Social on Saturday, Oct. 30. Doors open at 6 p.m., with the calling starting at 6:30 p.m. Masks must be worn at all times. Call (845) 564-4972 for more information.

The Fairly New Thrift Shop, 58 Pearl St., Kingston, is open Wednesdays and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. for shopping. It is also open Fridays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to accept donations only. Call (845) 481-4171 for more information.

Family of Woodstock has postponed its planned gala from Nov. 4, 2021, to May 5, 2022.

Coach House Players, 12 Augusta St. Kingston, will present Agatha Christies murder mystery Night Watch on Nov. 12-14 and Nov. 19-21. Friday and Saturday evening performances are at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday matinees are at 2 p.m. CDC protocols will be in place and proof of vaccination will be required. More information can be found at http://www.coachhouseplayers.org. Reservations can also be made by calling (845) 331-2476. Ticket prices are $20, $18 for seniors 62 and over, and $10 for youths 18 and under.

American Legion Post No. 187, 94 Second St., Athens, will have a craft fair on Saturday, Dec. 11, from noon to 4:30 p.m. Set up will start at 10:30 a.m. Vendors are welcome and applications are available at the post or on its Facebook page.

The Arts Society of Kingston has suspended figure drawing for the time being.

The Hurley Heritage Museum has reopened for Saturday visits and tours. Walking tours of Historic Main Street will take place at 1 and 3 p.m. Tours cost $5. Meet in front of the museum; reservations are advised. Museum hours are 1-4 p.m. Saturdays through the end of October. Online: hurleyheritagesociety.org.

City of Kingston municipal buildings are open, but all employees and visitors must wear masks, regardless of vaccination status.

The Bardavon in Poughkeepsie and the Ulster Performing Arts Center in Kingston have reopened. Go to bardavon.org for info about upcoming shows.

Ulster Countys offices are open, but all employees and visitors must wear masks, regardless of vaccination status. The Department of Motor Vehicles office remains open by appointment only. Go to clerk.ulstercountyny.gov or dmv.ny.gov.

The Kingston Library is open. More info: kingstonlibrary.org.

The Kingston Farmers Market takes place Saturdays, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., in the Ulster County Courthouse parking lot. (Enter from John Street or Wall Street.) The market is scheduled to run, rain or shine, through Nov. 20. Online: kingstonfarmersmarket.org.

The Rhinebeck Farmers Market is open Sundays, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., in the municipal parking lot at 61 E. Market St. It will run outside until Dec. 26. (There will not be a market on Dec. 5.) Go to rhinebeckfarmersmarket.com for more information.

The Ulster County Historical Society, 2682 U.S. Route 209, Marbletown, has opened for the season. Hours are Saturdays and Sundays from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is $10 for adults, $5 for seniors and students. Admission for society members is free.

Opus 40, located at 50 Fite Road in Saugerties, is open Friday through Sunday.

The Stone Ridge Library, 3700 Main St. (U.S. Route 209), is open. Hours are Monday, 1:30 to 7 p.m.; Tuesday to Friday, 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; and Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. More info: stoneridgelibrary.org.

Friends of Historic Saugerties, a program of the Saugerties Public Library, has suspended its monthly local history lecture. Online: FHSSaugerties.wixsite.com/home

The town of Ulsters Russell Brott Senior Center is now open for daily activities. Contact group leaders or the Town Clerks Office (845) 382-2455 for class schedules.

Happy to Help Food Pantry is located at St. James United Methodist Church, 35 Pearl St., Kingston. The food pantry is only open on Sundays, from 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Participants are asked to follow COVID procedures by wearing masks, bringing in their own bags, entering through the Fair Street entrance, and observe social distancing. The food pantry does not deliver food. (845) 331-3030.

The Peoples Place Food Pantry is open Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 17 St. James St., Kingston. Donations of fresh and shelf-stable foods are being accepted. Call (845) 338-4030.

The Peoples Place Community Caf is open and free to all Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., serving continental breakfast and lunch.

The Peoples Place Bounty Table, located just outside the doors, offers free produce, breads, baked goods, dairy items and proteins. The items change daily and are first-come, first serve during business hours, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The Peoples Place Thrift Store and Boutique has reopened. Hours are 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday through Friday.

The Hudson River Maritime Museum, 50 Rondout Landing, Kingston, is open from noon to 4 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays for 30-minute visits by groups of up to four. Advance tickets are required. Go to hrmm.org.

The Saugerties Public Library is open to the public. Go to saugertiespubliclibrary.org or call (845) 246-4317.

The Arts Society of Kingstons gallery has reopened. Hours are 1 to 6 p.m. Tuesdays to Sundays. Visit askforarts.org.

The Highland Public Library is open. Hours are Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Tuesdays and Thursdays, 2-6 p.m.; and Saturdays, noon to 2 p.m. More info: (845) 691-2275 or highlandlibrary.org.

The Starr Library in Rhinebeck has reopened. The hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays. More info: starrlibrary.org or (845) 876-4030.

The Woodstock Library is open Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Wednesdays from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Visit woodstock.org.

The Red Hook Public Library is open. Call (845) 758-3241, email director@redhooklibrary.org or go to http://www.redhooklibrary.org.

The Olive Free Library is open. More info: olivefreelibrary.org.

The Rosendale Library is open. (845) 658-9013, rosendalelibrary.org.

The Hurley and West Hurley libraries have reopened.

The D.R. Evarts Library in Athens is open. More info: (518) 945-1417.

The Clinton Community Library has reopened.

The Ellenville Public Library and Museum is open. Call (845) 647-5530.

The Town of Esopus Library is open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays, and from 1 to 6 p.m. Thursdays. More info: (845) 338-5580, info@esopuslibrary.org or http://www.esopuslibrary.org.

The Morton Memorial Library & Community House in Rhinecliff has reopened to the public. Hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays. (845) 876-2903 or email sandy@mortonrhinecliff.org.

The Morton Memorial Library in Pine Hill is open. More info: (845) 254-4222, http://www.pinehilllibrary.org.

The Balsam Lake Mountain Fire Tower in Arkville has reopened its top cab to visitors.

The Food Pantry at Trinity Lutheran Church, 72 Spring St., Kingston, is open Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The pantry is closed on Mondays and Fridays. Wear a mask when picking up a bag of groceries at the door.

The city of Kingstons playgrounds have reopened.

The Dutchess County Department of Motor Vehicles, 22 Market St., Poughkeepsie, has resumed in-person license, permits and non-driver ID transactions by appointment only. Appointments may be made by calling (845) 486-2388 between 9 a.m. and 4:45 p.m. For information about vehicle registrations, go to dutchessny.gov/countyclerk.

The city of Poughkeepsie has reopened its parks and skate park.

The town of Ulster transfer station is open.

Dutchess County Public Transit and Ulster County Area Transit have increased bus service. Go to bit.ly/bus-resume for details.

Kingstons Emergency Food Hotline has added a website, http://www.kingstonemergencyfood.com. To provide meals and groceries to those in need across the Kingston City School District, the Emergency Food hotline, (888) 316-0879, was created to streamline the intake of requests.

The Samuel Museum of Art at SUNY New Paltz has reopened. Its hours are Wednesdays through Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Attendance is limited to allow for social distancing. Go to newpaltz.edu/dorskymuseum for more information.

All requests for Kingston Police Department reports should be directed to Records Clerk Alyssa Rockefeller at (845) 331-2061 or arockefeller@kingston-ny.gov.

The Dutchess County Office for the Aging prepares hot meals that are delivered to home-bound seniors Monday to Friday. During the COVID-19 outbreak, New York state has temporarily expanded eligibility for the home-delivered meals program for seniors. Contact the Office for the Aging to find out more, (845) 486-2555, or email nbhargava@dutchessny.gov.

Catholic Charities Case Management Services, including the Housing Resource Center, remain available for assistance with emergency food and shelter, and other basic social safety net support. Requests for assistance should be initiated with a phone in Ulster at (845) 340-9170, extension 3000, or by email at cccosuhelpline@cccsos.org.

The state police have suspended employment fingerprinting, along with child safety seat checks, at their stations.

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