Saturday, April 6
Defensive Driving Course: 8 a.m. This class is the New York state-required course for all new drivers. Open to everyone, not just students of Ellenville High School. The cost is $25. Ellenville Central School, 28 Maple Ave., Ellenville. Call (845) 647-0138 and ask for Mrs. Smith.
Defensive Driving Course: 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Presented by the Pine Plains Free Library. Takes place at the Pine Plains Town Hall, 3284 Route 199, Pine Plains. (845) 756-2481.
Rummage Sale: 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. (Bag Sale). United Reformed Church, 9 Church St., Bloomington.
Rummage Sale: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Immanuel Lutheran Church, 22 Livingston St., Kingston. (845) 331-3090.
Gentle Yoga: 9 a.m. Olive Free Library, 4033 Route 28A, West Shokan. (845) 657-2482. Fee $6 drop-in or $48 for a 12-week session.
Holy Cross Thrift Shop: 9 a.m. Holy Cross Church, 30 Pine Grove Ave., Kingston. To 12 p.m. (845) 331-6796.
Fairly New Thrift Shop: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 58 Pearl St., Kingston. (845) 481-4171.
Teen Geek Squad: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Available to answer tech questions at the Red Hook Public Library, 7444 South Broadway, Red Hook. (845) 758-3241, redhooklibrary.org.
Hudson Valley Farmers Market: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Fresh and local. Every Saturday year-round. Creig Farm, Pitcher Lane, Red Hook.
Community Qigong: 10 a.m., Starr Library, 68 W. Market St., Rhinebeck, (845) 876-4030, starrlibrary.org.
Repair Café: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Rosendale Repair Café at St. Peter’s Catholic Church, 1017 Keator Ave., Rosendale.
Volunteer Day: 10 a.m. Wilderstein Historic Site, 330 Morton Road, Rhinebeck. (845) 876-4818.
Antique Road Show: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. to benefit G.S. Women’s Society. Father Brogan Center at Good Shepherd Church, 3 Mulberry St., Rhinebeck. All types of antiques, collectibles and vintage items appraised. Lunch and refreshments available. (845) 876-4583 or Astor Galleried (800) 784-7876. Cost $10 per item or $25 for three items.
Workshop: 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. Hands-on series: Sewing to save the earth. Red Hook Public Library, 7444 South Broadway, Red Hook. (845) 758-3241.
Easter Bunny Express: 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Passengers will take part in an Easter egg hunt and take photos with the friendly Easter Bunny and mischievous Fernando the Fox. Tickets: Adults, $18; $16, seniors, military personnel and veterans; $12, children ages 6 to 12 years; free, toddlers 2 and under on lap. Catskill Mountain Railroad, 149 Aaron Court, Kingston. (845) 332-4854, catskillmountainrailroad.com.
Super Saturday Story Adventures: 11 a.m. Woodstock Library District, 5 Library Lane, Woodstock. Reading fun for the whole family with special guest storytellers. Check the website for weekly story events. www.woodstock.org.
Yoga: 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. MaMA, Marbletown Multi-Arts, 3588 Main St., Stone Ridge.
Happy Paws Thrift Store: 11 a.m. 282 Main St., Saugerties. To 5 p.m. Proceeds benefit the Ulster County SPCA.
Caregiver Support Groups: 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Ulster County Alzheimer’s Association. Ivy Lodge Assisted Living, 108 Main St., Saugerties. Our groups are free and open to the public. No RSVP is required. Check at alz.org/hudsonvalley or call 800-272-3900 for updates and weather-related changes.
Sugaring Off: 18th Century Style. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Celebrate the maple season. Activities include boiling maple sap to syrup, making jack wax candy, baking molasses cornbread and waffles over an open fire, hewing a log into a trough and making wooden buckets, and spiles that were used to collect the sap. Senate House, State Historic Site, 296 Fair Str., Kingston. (845) 338-2786.
Thrift Store: Noon to 4 p.m. Margaretville Hospital Auxilary Thrift Shop, 850 Main St., Margaretville.
Stories and crafts: 12:30 p.m. Ages 4-7. Saugerties Public Library, 91 Washington Ave., Saugerties. (845) 246-4317.
Ukulele Lessons and Jam: 12:30 p.m. All welcome, from beginners to advanced players. Phoenicia Library, 48 Main St., Phoenicia. (845) 688-7811.
All Abilities Kids and Teens: 1 to 2 p.m. Music and movement. Red Hook Public Library, 7444 South Broadway, Red Hook. (845) 758-3241.
Workshop: 1 p.m. Hydrangea success for Northeast Gardens, presented by Chris Ferrero, master gardener for the Cornell Cooperative Extension Dutchess County. Sponsored by the Pine Plains Garden Club, Pine Plains Community Room, 7775 S. Main St., Pine Plains. Free.
Genealogy for Beginners: 1 to 4 p.m. Fairview Public Library, 43 Walnut St., Margaretville. $5.
Cookbook Club: 1 p.m. Participants will be cooking recipes from the book “Everyday Dorie” by Dorie Greenspan. Choose a recipe, make it and then bring to share. Town of Esopus Library, 128 Canal St., Port Ewen. Free.
Event: 2 p.m. The Catskills/Saugerties Trivia Quiz Show. Community Room of the Saugerties Public Library, 91 Washington Ave., Saugerties. (845) 246-4317.
Theatre: 2 p.m. The Jerry Bartlett Angling Collection at the Phoenicia Library and Phoenicia Elementary School are teaming up to present a performance by Arm of the Sea Theater of the latest production of “City That Drinks the Mountain Sky, Part Two.” The 55-minute, free performance will take place at Phoenicia Elementary School, School Lane, Phoenicia.
Defensive Driving Class: 2:30 to 8:30 p.m. Ulster Savings Bank, Saugerties Branch, One Twin Maples Plaza, Saugerties. $45 Per person and includes pizza and soft drinks. Due to space limitations, reservations will be taken on a first-come, first-serve basis. To register for the class or for more information, call Debra Bosch at (845) 246-0124, ext. 4850.
Panel Talk and Opening Reception: 3 to 6:30 p.m. Artist in residence program. Byrdcliffe Kleinert/James Center for the Arts, 36 Tinker St., Woodstock.
Workshop: 3 p.m. Biomimicry: Cool ideas from nature to solve human problems. Starr Library, 68 W. Market St., Rhinebeck. (845) 876-4030.
Exhibition: 4 to 6 p.m. Opening Reception. “Arbitrary History: The People’s Choice,” “One Hundred” and “Len Jankin: Fire Over Water.” Woodstock Artists Association & Museum, 28 Tinker St., Woodstock. (845) 679-2940, woodstockart.org
Art Exhibit: 5 to 8 p.m. Off-register prints by Janet Siskind. The Storefront Gallery, 103 Abeel St., Kingston.
Penny Social: 5 p.m. doors open, calling starts at 6:30 p.m. Highland Fire District Headquarters, 25 Milton Ave., Highland. Refreshments available. Special raffle tables, 50/50.
Chicken Parm Dinner: 5 to 7 p.m. seating. Take out dinners at 6 p.m. Chicken parmesan, pasta, salad, bread and desserts, coffee, ice tea, water. The Esopus Fire House, Route 9W, Esopus. email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, or call (845) 443-0776 or (845) 384-6575. Tickets $15 per person or $25 per couple
Art Exhibit: 5 to 7 p.m. Opening celebration. Selected works of Melanie Delgado, Barbara Kroll, Richard Treitner, Tom Romero and Laurie Sheridan. On exhibition from April 6 to April 27. Green Kill, 229 Greenkill Ave., Kingston. email@example.com, (347) 689-2323.
Film Festival: 5 to 7:30 In its seventh year, Reel Expressions features the work of emerging filmmakers-narrative, animation, experimental and documentary from the Hudson Valley and around the world. Tickets $10. Bardavon, 35 Market St., Poughkeepsie. (845) 473-2072, bardavon.org.
Exhibition: 5 to 8 p.m. Opening reception. Art and Words. Emerge Gallery, 228 Main St., Saugerties. (845) 247-7515.
Short Film: 5 to 8 p.m. Opening reception and Chaplin short films. Part of Kingston’s First Saturday Arts Walk. Blue-Byrs’s Haberdasher & Music, 320 Wall St., Kingston.
Event: 6 p.m. Celebrate Pete Seeger and the Great American Folk Song Revival with Caroline Doctorow at the Kingston Library, 55 Franklin St., Kingston.
Film: 7 p.m. “Charade.” Directed by Stanley Donen, this 1963 film is a romantic comedy-mystery-thriller set in Paris starring Audrey Hepburn and Cary Grant. Saugerties Public Library, 91 Washington Ave., Saugerties. (845) 246-4317.
Live Music: 7 to 10 p.m. Music of Columbia. Lydia’s Café, 7 Old Route 209, Stone Ridge. (845) 687-6373.
Folk Guild Series: 7:30 p.m. Lannie Bolde. Admission $6, $5 for Folk Guild members and senior. Unitarian Fellowship, 320 Sawkill Road, town of Ulster.
Swing Dance: 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. Basic lesson 7:30 p.m. The Fabulous Versatones. $15 admission. Kingston Boys and Girls Club, 139 Greenkill Ave., Kingston. (845) 236-3939.
Dance Performance: 7:30 p.m. Taylor 2, Michael Novak, artistic director. Tickets: Adults, $35; student rush/children, $10. Kaatsbaan International Dance Center, 120 Broadway, Tivoli. (845) 757-5106
Annual Festival of Dance: 8 p.m. Ulster Ballet Company presents the 36th Annual Festival of Dance at UPAC, 601 Broadway, Kingston. Tickets: Adults, $25; seniors, $22; and juniors, $18. (845) 339-6088, Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000 or ticketmaster.com.
Event: 8 p.m. Verdi’s Requiem. Leon Botstein, conductor. Tickets 425-$35. Fisher Center at Bard College, Sosnoff Theater, Annandale-on-the Hudson. (845) 758-7900, fishercenter.bard.edu.
Sunday, April 7
Pickleball: 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Kingston YMCA. For experienced players. Free to Y members. $10 non-member day pass. Starting at 16 years old for all play. Call (845) 338-3810 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Mower’s Flea Market: 9 a.m.–6 p.m., Maple Lane, Woodstock. (845) 679-6744, mowerssaturdayfleamarket.com.
Fundraiser: 12 to 3 p.m. Fried dough social. Relay for Life benefit hosted by the Immaculate Conception Choir andthe team Friends of Bob. Immaculate Conception Parish Center, 471 Delaware Ave., Kingston. Ellen, (845) 339-3023.
Event: 1 p.m. Town of Thompson One Room Schools. Time and the Valleys Museum, 332 Main St., Grahamsville. Members, free; non-members, $5. (845) 985-7700.
Art Exhibit: 1 to 4 p.m. The Center for Curatorial Studies at Bard College, (CCS Bard) presents the 2019 Spring Exhibitions and projects. Fourteen exhibitions with more than 40 artists. The CCS Bard Galleries and Haessel Museum of Art at Bard College are open Thursdays through Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. (845) 758-7598, email@example.com.
Event: 1:30 p.m. Linda and Tove Make a Tape. A cell-phone friendly interactive video Endurance event. Upstate Films, 132 Tinker St., Woodstock. (845) 679-6608.
Concert: 2 p.m. Join us for a delightful afternoon of family entertainment. Come and indulge inFairytale Theater and learn about The Legend of Sleepy Hollow. Starr Library, 68 W. Market St., Rhinebeck. (845) 876-4030, starrlibary.org.
Concert: 2 p.m. Leon Botstein, conductor. Members of the Bard Conservatory Orchestra, Bard College Chamber Singers, and Bard Festival Chorale. Tickets $25-$35. Bard Fisher Center, Manor Avenue, Annandale-on-Hudson. (845) 758-7512, fishercenter.bard.edu.
Concert: 2 p.m. Jonathan Kruk, storyteller Helena Baillie’s young violin students. Free family concert. Starr Library, 68 W. Market St., Rhinebeck. (845) 876-4030.
Pops and Piano: 2 p.m. Featuring Alphonso Horne and Chris Pattishall. Tickets $35, $30, $25. Woodstock Playhouse, 103 Mill Hill Road, Woodstock. (845) 679-6900, woodstockplayhoue.org.
Event: 2 p.m. “Life Happens,” a new cabaret by Flo Hayle. Now she celebrates the approach of her 90th birthday on April 22 with and all-new show called “Life Happens.” Tickets: Adults, $20; subscribers, $15 and students 21 and under, $10. Bridge Street Theatre, 44 W. Bridge Street, Catskill. (518) 943-3818, bridgeStreetTheatre.org.
Exhibition: 2 to 4 p.m. “Moving Mountains” Art reception. An exhibition of new and recent collages by Susan Angeles. To celebrate National Autism Awareness Month, 30 percent of artwork sales will be donated to the Anderson Center for Autism. Rosendale Café, 434 Main St., Rosendale (845) 658-9048, rosendalecafe.com.
Concert: 4 p.m. The Maccabeats — Live! The Maccabeats, one of the world’s premier cappella signing groups and YouTube singing sensation. Freedom Plains United Presbyterian Church, 1168 state Route 55, LaGrangeville. (845) 232-1029.
Author Event: 4 to 5:30 p.m. “Windflowers” with Roger Roloff. Elting Library, 93 Main St., New Paltz. (845) 255-5030, eltinglibrary.org.
Drum Circle: 4 to 6 p.m. Birds of a Feather and Timekeeper Drums invite all to drum and dance in the rear room of the Woodstock Community Center, 56 Rock City Road, Woodstock. Free event, but donations appreciated to help pay rent.