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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. Thursday, December 18, 2014. Dispute Resolution Center, 110 Old Route 6, Carmel.

Holiday food drive

Community Items need to be non-perishable, and may include some of these suggestions, among others: Canned goods (soups, tuna, vegetables, pasta sauces, etc.) Pasta, noodles, rice, etc. Boxed goods (cereal, mac & cheese, hamburger helper, dried milk, etc.) Peanut butter, jelly,  paper goods. Visit MiddletownMedical.com for more information, or call 342-4774. Thursday, December 18, 2014. Both locations for Middletown Medical on 111, Maltese Drive, Middletown and Shoprite Plaza, Chester.

LifeRing Secular Recovery

Support Groups For those working on recovery from problems with alcohol and/or drugs. Region: Orange North. Phone: 845-895-8076. Thursday, December 18, 2014, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM. Richard C. Ward Alcohol Treatment Center, State Campus, 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. Thursday, December 18, 2014, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Catskill Regional Medical Center, Harris.

SilverSneakers class for seniors

Other Health Suitable for seniors of all ages and agility levels. Features fun music and low impact moves. Work at your own pace using weights, resistance bands and resistance balls. Relaxing stretch session and cool-down at the end of each class, which can be taken sitting or standing. Please bring a bottle of water to drink. Region: Northern Orange. Cost: $5, free for SilverSneakers members; first class is always free to try. Phone: 908-616-0387. Email: istrausberg@yahoo.com. Thursday, December 18, 2014, 9:45 AM – 10:30 AM. Fitness Works Gym, (formerly Pure Symmetry Gym), 99 Depot St. Suite# 1, Pine Bush, NY.

Line Dancing with Lois

Classes/Workshops Beginner or experienced. Wed.-Thurs. Free. 534-3178. vcordero@cornwallny.gov. Cost: Free. Reservations: No. Registration: No. Phone: 845-534-3178. Email: vcordero@cornwallny.gov. Thursday, December 18, 2014, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Town of Cornwall Senior Community Center/Munger Cottage, 183 Main St. Cornwall.

Bereavement support groups led by Hospice

Support Groups Region: Northern Orange. Phone: 845-783-6522. Email: registration@jccorange.org. Thursday, December 18, 2014, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Jewish Community Center, 1019 Route 17M, Monroe.

Breast-feeding support group

Support Groups Free. Region: Hudson. Phone: 845-334-2700 ext. 2241. Thursday, December 18, 2014, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Kingston Hospital, 396 Broadway, Kingston.

Speak Truth To Power - Human Rights Defenders Who Are Changing Our World

Museum The museum’s special exhibit, Speak Truth To Power, explores the issue of human rights through a collection of 50 large, emotional, portraits of people from around the world who have stood up against injustice. These beautiful portraits, created by Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist Eddie Adams in 2000, bring us face to face with Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Elie Wiesel, the Dalai Lama, Marian Wright Edelman, and other inspiring human rights defenders. The exhibition can be appreciated on a number of levels. Adams’ photographs are stunning works of art in their own right, the stories of the human rights defenders, compiled by RFK Center founder Kerry Kennedy, have the power to inspire action, and the parallels that can be drawn between the important issues of the 1960s and the continuing abuses of individual rights can enlighten us as to the work that still needs to be done. Weekly opinion topics give exhibition guests an opportunity to participate in a public discussion about issues that affect us all.… Thursday, December 18, 2014, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Bethel Woods Center for the Arts Museum, 200 Hurd Road, Bethel. For more info visit www.bethelwoodscenter.org.

Valley Artists Holiday Sale

Fundraising Events 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tues-Sat. until Dec. 23. Pottery, silk scarves, and unique jewelry, are books by local authors, holiday cards, art supplies, journals, and pure beeswax candles. Paintings and framed photographs dot the walls and locally designed rugs, wood tables (large and small), and selected antiques warm up the space. Gifts include: compasses, wooden toys, puzzles, and coloring books. New this year is a variety of children’s items from the Long Eddy based company Tree, including animal-shaped clocks, night-lights, and block sets. Books for children and young adults are available by local authors Vera B. Williams, K.L. Going, Clara Gillow Clark, Gowan Fisher and others. This year, DVAA is highlighting a wide array of vintage silk kimonos of many styles. Suitable for wearing or displaying, the Japanese kimonos are works of art from the mid-twentieth century. Purchases exceed $25 will receive free note cards. Gallery Hours: Tuesday – Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Admission: Free.Call 252-7576 or delawarevalleyartsa… Region: Sullivan. Thursday, December 18, 2014, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Delaware Arts Center, 37 Main Street, Narrowsburg.

Senior Fitness Fun

Seniors Program designed for seniors of all ages and abilities. Held every Mon. Wed. Fri. Call 908-616-0387. Directions: Our class will be held in the main room on the first floor. Region: Northern Orange. Cost: Suggested donation of $3 per class. Reservations: None needed. Just bring some water for drinking and light weights. You can bring two liter water bottles or two cans to use instead of the weights if you'd prefer. This class is open to seniors in any town. Phone: 908-616-0387. Email: istrausberg@yahoo.com. Thursday, December 18, 2014, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Mulberry House Senior Center, 62-70 W. Main St. Middletown.

Preschool storytime and crafts

Kids' Activities Preschool storytime with crafts held every Wed.-Thurs. All preschoolers ages 2 and up are welcome. For more information and to register, call 883-7286. Region: Ulster. Thursday, December 18, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Plattekill Public Library, 2047 Route 32, Modena.

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. Thursday, December 18, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. FitnessWorks Gym, 99 Depot St. Pine Bush, NY.

Cookbook Critique Club

Clubs / Organizations Meet foodies, taste food, and rate recipes. Club meets third Thurs. Sign up at library. New cookbook and recipes to try each month. Region: Northern Orange. Phone: 845-856-7313. Thursday, December 18, 2014, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM. Port Jervis Free Library story hour room, 138 Pike St. Port Jervis.

Baby-care hot line

Support Groups 24 hours a day. Region: Hudson. Phone: 845-334-4807. Thursday, December 18, 2014, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Narcotics Anonymous

Support Groups Young adult meeting. Region: Catskill. Phone: 845-794-8080. Thursday, December 18, 2014, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Recovery Center Clubhouse, 17 Hamilton Ave. Monticello.

Overeaters Anonymous

Support Groups For specific information, call hot line. Region: Catskill. Phone: 845-657-6603. Venue website: http://www.midhudsonoa.org. Thursday, December 18, 2014, 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.

Overeaters Anonymous Meeting

Support Groups Region: Northern Orange. Phone: 570-857-1641. Thursday, December 18, 2014, 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM. St. John Neumann Church, Route 739, Lords Valley, Pa.

Holiday Small Art Works Show- Opening Reception

Exhibits & Galleries Small works of art appropriate for holiday gift giving or self-indulgence, priced at $200 or less. Region: Ulster. Cost: Free. Registration: Call for Gallery viewing hours. Phone: 845-679-2218. Email: wjcarts@gmail.com. Venue website: info@wjcshul.org. Thursday, December 18, 2014, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Gallery Lev Shalem, Woodstock Jewish Congregation, 1682 Glasco Turnpike, Woodstock.

Alcoholics Anonymous

Support Groups Meetings held daily; call for schedule. Region: Catskill. Phone: 845-794-8080. Thursday, December 18, 2014, 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. Thursday, December 18, 2014, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. Vassar Brothers Hospital, Poughkeepsie.

Discovering Judaism Class at Temple Sholom

Religious Discovering Judaism: (alternate time Thurs 3-4 pm) An introduction to Judaism designed for Jews who have no formal Jewish education or would like to increase their Jewish knowledge, and for nonJews who would like to know more about Judaism or who are considering converting to Judaism. It will cover Jewish holidays, life cycles, Jewish texts (eg, Torah and Talmud), Jewish belief system, ethics, and values, Jewish views of God, and theology, Jewish holy texts, the Rabbinic Period and beginning of prayer, the Jewish home, synagogue symbols and traditions, Holocaust overview, Israel overview. (Additional cost for books.). Region: Sullivan. Cost: 10 weeks of once-a-week classes: non-members $54, Temple members $36. Registration: 845-794-8731. Email: sholomoffice@hotmail.com. Directions: West on Broadway in Monticello. Turn left at light (follow Rte 42 sign). In about 1 mile, turn left on E Dillon Rd. Venue website: www.templesholomny.org. Thursday, December 18, 2014, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. Temple Sholom, 5 E Dillon Rd, Monticello.

Open hockey

Hockey Call 454-5800, ext. 207. Region: Hudson River. Thursday, December 18, 2014, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM. McCann Ice Arena, Poughkeepsie.

Fort Montgomery State Historic Site

Museum The 14-acre site includes an interpretive trail around the remains of the fort. The fort is open dawn to dusk daily, year-round, for self-guided tours. Directions: the site is commemorated at the museum on Route 9W, one mile north of Bear Mountain in Fort Montgomery. Region: Hudson River. Phone: 845-786-2701. Thursday, December 18, 2014, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Fort Montgomery State Historic Site, Route 9W, Highlands.

Veteran's Van unveiling ceremony

Community The Auto Body students from the Career & Tech Center have been working closely with Jack Bodolosky and Howie Goldsmith from the Veterans Coalition to refurbish a van to be used to transport veterans.  Although the van will be able to provide various functions, the primary use will be to transport veterans who need assistance in getting to medical and other appointments. Region: Sullivan. Thursday, December 18, 2014, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Sullivan County BOCES, Rubin Pollack Education Center on Ferndale-Loomis Road in Liberty.

CPR Classes BLS Healthcare Providers

Health Region: Hudson River Region. Phone: 845 597 9437. Email: info@nationalsafetyawareness.com. Venue website: www.nationalsafetyawareness.com. Thursday, December 18, 2014, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM. 46 D'Alfonso Road, Newburgh.

Kerhonkson/Accord Golden Age Senior Citizens

Seniors Speakers, bus trips, bingo, potluck lunches, other activities. Refreshments served. Ages 55 and up. Meets first and third Thurs. Region: Ulster. Phone: 845-626-3156. Thursday, December 18, 2014, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Accord Firehouse, Main Street, Accord, NY.

Middletown Golden Age Seniors

Seniors All seniors from City of Middletown and Town of Wallkill are welcome. Meets Thurs. Region: Northern Orange. Phone: (845) 346-4075. Thursday, December 18, 2014, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Mulberry House Senior Center, 62-70 W. Main St. Middletown, NY.

Parkinson's Disease Support Group

Support Groups Region: Southern Orange. Cost: None. Reservations: None. Registration: None. Phone: 845-986-4980. Email: lorettalenihan@optonline.net. Thursday, December 18, 2014, 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM. American Legion Hall 71 Forester Ave. Warwick, New York 10990 Next to Memorial Park Handicap Accessible Parking Available on Site Please use the side door on the left side rear of the building.

RISE Sexual Assault Adult Survivors support group

Support Groups Drop-ins welcome. Group consists of adult women and is an open ongoing discussion-type group, unstructured in format, but may focus on specific issues such as anger or sexuality. Region: Catskill. Phone: 845-791-9595. Thursday, December 18, 2014, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM. RISE office, 14 Prince St. 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. Thursday, December 18, 2014, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Senior blood-pressure screenings

Support Groups Region: Orange South. Phone: 845-368-5117. Thursday, December 18, 2014, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Good Samaritan Hospital, Ambulatory Service Center, Suffern.

Tai chi for beginners

Seniors Wear loose-fitting clothing and bring water. Meets every Thurs. Directions: Village of Montgomery Veterans Park. Region: Northern Orange. Registration: Not required. Cost: $5; $2 for seniors. Drop-ins welcome. Phone: 845-457-9367. Email: rbr008@yahoo.com. Thursday, December 18, 2014, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Montgomery Senior Center, 36 Bridge St. Montgomery, NY.

Separation/divorce mediation information session

Classes/Workshops Meets 4 p.m. Tues. 3 p.m. Thurs. Learn about mediation - a confidential settlement process that could help you obtain a separation or divorce without going to court. Meets Tues.Thurs. 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. Thursday, December 18, 2014, 3:00 PM. Dispute Resolution Center, 3136 Route 207, Campbell Hall, 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. Thursday, December 18, 2014, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Homework Help

Kids' Activities 4-6 p.m. Children in grades 1-6 receive homework help from Newburgh Enlarged City School District teachers. Bilingual teachers available. Mon.-Thurs. though Dec. 18. Region: Hudson River Region. Cost: Free. Registration: No registration required. Phone: 845-563-3600. Email: nflprogram@rcls.org. Thursday, December 18, 2014, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Newburgh Free Library, Story Hour Room, 124 Grand St. Newburgh, NY.

Faithindeed Ministry for the Homeless Outreach

Community Faithindeed Ministry for the Homeless will be distributing FREE donated clothing and Blessings Bags filled with toiletries to those in need. Hosted by the Food Pantry of the Hurleyville United Methodist Church. Religious information available. Thursday, December 18, 2014, 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM. Food Pantry at the Hurleyville United Methodist Church, Francis Curry Blvd (which is also Main Street) in Hurleyville.

Conversational Hebrew classes at Temple Sholom

Classes/Workshops Conversational Hebrew - Tuesdays AND Thursdays 5-­6 pm. Learn words and sentences from native Hebrew speaker to carry on simple conversations. Additional cost for book. Region: Sullivan. Cost: 10 weeks of twice-weekly classes: non-members $108, Temple members $72. Registration: 845-794-8731. Phone: 8457948731. Email: sholomoffice@hotmail.com. Directions: Off Route 42 (Forestburgh Rd) in Monticello. Ticket Phone: 8454369857. Venue website: www.templesholomny.org. Thursday, December 18, 2014, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Temple Sholom, 5 E Dillon Rd, Monticello.

CPR Classes Community (Heartsaver)/Friends & Family

Certification Classes Region: Hudson River Region. Registration: To register, call 845-597-9437. Phone: 845 597 9437. Email: info@nationalsafetyawareness.com. Directions: Off 17k near target plaza. Venue website: www.nationalsafetyawareness.com. Thursday, December 18, 2014, 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM. 46 D'Alfonso Road, Newburgh, NY 12550.

Alcoholics Anonymous

Support Groups One day at a time” program. Region: Catskill. Phone: 845-292-2144. Thursday, December 18, 2014, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Liberty Ambulance building.

Brown60 Celebration

Community The Brown v. Board of Education 60th Anniversary Planning Committee will present a documentary and celebrate a year-long project commemorating the 60th Anniversary of the landmark Supreme Court decision, which unanimously held that segregation of children in public schools violated the Fourteenth Amendment. "Newburgh Brown60 Documentary: Looking Back While Moving Forward” is a collaborative youth-driven project with the Boys and Girls Club of Newburgh and SUNY Orange Liberty Partnerships Program highlighting information about Brown v. Board of Education historical origins and its significance to understanding issues in today's educational system. Region: Hudson River Region. Cost: FREE. Registration: No registration required. Phone: (845)563-3618. Email: nflprogram@rcls.org. Thursday, December 18, 2014, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Newburgh Free Library, 124 Grand Street, Newburgh.

Exodus: Newburgh Extension (ENE) ~ a re-entry to society program for those being released from prison

Community Exodus: Newburgh Extension (ENE) ~ a re-entry to society program for those being released from prison and other matters related to mass incarceration. formerly known as the New Jim Crow Committee), meets the first and third Thursday of each month. Visit etcny.org  a re-entry program for those being released from prison,  and other matters related to mass incarceration. Call 569-8965. Region: Hudson River Region. Thursday, December 18, 2014, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. The Hope Center, 85 Grand St. Newburgh.

Exodus: Newburgh Extension (ENE) formerly known as the New Jim Crow Committee

Clubs / Organizations Exodus: Newburgh Extension (ENE) ~ a prison re-entry support group (formerly known as the New Jim Crow Committee) for those being released from prison,  and other matters related to Mass Incarceration. This group  meets the first and third Thursday of each month. Visit etcny.org or call 569-8965. Region: Hudson River Region. Thursday, December 18, 2014, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. The Hope Center, 85 Grand St. Newburgh.

New Jim Crow Meeting

Clubs / Organizations Join with those interested in learning more and taking action about The New Jim Crow and Mass Incarceration in the area. Call 569-8965. Region: Hudson River Region. Thursday, December 18, 2014, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. The Hope Center, 85 Grand St. Newburgh.

Knitting Kids 4-H Club meeting

Scouts / 4H 4-H is open to youth ages 5 - 18. For more information on this club and other 4-H opportunities, call 570-296-3400 or visit http://tinyurl.com/ncagxy4. Phone: 570-296-3400. Email: pikeext@psu.edu. Thursday, December 18, 2014, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM. Penn State Extension office, 514 Broad St, Milford PA 18337. For more info visit tinyurl.com.

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. Thursday, December 18, 2014, 6:00 PM. Dispute Resolution Center, 110 Old Route 6, Carmel.

TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly)

Support Groups Region: Catskill. Phone: 845-361-5230. Thursday, December 18, 2014, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. 311 Route 32, Newburgh.

Holiday read aloud for kids

Library Events It will be a family fun evening with elf themed activities, goody bags, snacks and elf stories. To register, call 883-7286. Region: Ulster. Thursday, December 18, 2014, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Plattekill Public Library. Plattekill.

Female survivors of sexual violence

Support Groups Discuss feelings andlearn strategies for coping with survivor-related issues in a safe, confidential setting. Region: Hudson. Phone: 845-340-3213. Thursday, December 18, 2014, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. New Paltz.

"Mental Health and Substance Abuse...A Growing Epidemic"

Community James E. Conklin, executive director of the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counsel of Orange County, will provide information about the abuse alcohol and drug abuse, warning signs, withdrawal symptoms, and what to do if you suspect your child is using. For more information, contact Goshen High School Social Worker Katie Shaffer, LCSW, at 615-6108 or katherine.shaffer@gcsny.org. Region: Southern Orange. Thursday, December 18, 2014, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Goshen High School, Goshen.

Disabled American Veteran's Meeting

Community Edward G. Galian, Chapter 212, invite all Veteran's to attend our meetings. Come out and get the latest information available on Veterans Affairs. Our Service Officer's can help with your disability claim. A membership is NOT required. Region: Southern Orange. Phone: 845-321-7717. Email: laura_smykla@yahoo.com. Thursday, December 18, 2014, 7:00 PM. Dikeman Firehouse, 10 Dikeman Drive, Goshen.

Bubbas BBQ

Nightlife / Clubs Karaoke, 7 p.m. every Thursday. 583-4333. bubbasbbqwhitelake.com. Region: Sullivan. Thursday, December 18, 2014, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. 1568 Route 17B, White Lake.

Jazz Moods

Nightlife / Clubs Region: Dutchess. Reservations: Seating starts @ 6:30pm 1st Showtime is at 7:00 pm. Reservations are held until 7:00 pm. 2nd Showtime is at 8:45pm. Phone: 8458311543. Email: virgossipnsoul@gmail.com. Thursday, December 18, 2014, 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Virgo's 469 Fishkill Ave. Beacon, NY 12508.

Karaoke Idol Dance Party

Nightlife / Clubs Free prizes and giveaways for the best performances. Come join the fun! For more information, call 794-1800. Region: Sullivan. Cost: Free. Phone: 845-794-1800. Email: getinfo@r4rentertainment.com. Directions: About 5 miles past the Monticello Raceway on the left hand side. Thursday, December 18, 2014, 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM. River Edge Restaurant & Lounge, 951 County Route 117 (Route 17B), Mongaup Valley, NY. For more info visit facebook.com.

Al-Anon, Woodbourne

Support Groups Region: Catskill. Thursday, December 18, 2014, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Route 42.

Breast Cancer Support Group

Support Groups Support Connection, Inc. a not–for-profit organization that provides free, confidential support services for people affected by breast and ovarian cancer, offers a Breast Cancer Support Group on the 3rd Thursday of each month at Putnam Hospital, Carmel, NY. Join a group of women who have also heard the words “You have breast cancer” as we discuss issues pertaining to all stages of diagnosis, treatment and post-treatment. Region: Hudson River Region. Cost: Free. Registration: Advance registration is required by calling Support Connection at 914-962-6402 or 800-532-4290. Email: info@supportconnection.org. Thursday, December 18, 2014, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Putnam Hospital, Carmel, NY.

Christians with Depression

Support Groups Alternate Number: 845-782-5794. Region: Northern Orange. Phone: 845-782-0460. Thursday, December 18, 2014, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM. Circleville Church, corner of Route 302 and Goshen Turnpike, Circleville.

DivorceCare

Support Groups Region: Orange South. Phone: 845-496-4372. Thursday, December 18, 2014, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Grace Community Church, 2839 Route 94, Washingtonville.

Donate Life Group of Orange County

Support Groups Donate Life Group of Orange County, third Thursday 7-9 at Orange Regional Medical Center, Conference room #1 at 707 East Main Street Town of Wallkill, NY 10941. Group comprised of donor families, donor recipients, living donors family and friends to raise awareness and education for organ donation and transplantation. Contact Ellen Dunn 845-692-8783. Region: Northern Orange. Phone: 845-692-8783. Email: eaedunn58@yahoo.com. Thursday, December 18, 2014, 7:00 PM. Orange Regional Medical Center, 707 E. Main St. Middletown, NY Conference Room #1.

Donate Life of Orange County

Support Groups Interested or curious about organ donation? Come join us to learn how to spread the word about its importance and for support if you are an organ recipient, donor or relative of a donor/recipient. We meet on the third Thursday of every month. Region: Northern Orange. Phone: 845-649-5888. Thursday, December 18, 2014, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Orange Regional Medical Center, 707 E. Main St. Middletown, NY 10940.

Families Anonymous

Support Groups For parents and families of children and young adults with emotional problems or drug or alcohol abuse. First names only are used. Region: Orange South. Phone: 845-457-1520. Venue website: http://www.FamiliesAnonymous.org. Thursday, December 18, 2014, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. The Goshen United Methodist Church, Court Lane, Goshen.

Family and Friends Together

Support Groups For families and friends of people with serious mental illness including schizophrenia, depression and bipolar disorder. Call Linda Weiser at ext. 238. Region: Northern Orange. Phone: 845-294-7411. Thursday, December 18, 2014, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Mental Health Association Inc. 20 Walker St. Goshen.

GLSEN (Gay Lesbian Straight Education Network)

Support Groups For all community members interested in diversity, advocacy, support and making schools a safer place. Region: Hudson. Phone: 845-565-2546. Thursday, December 18, 2014, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Food Bank of the Hudson Valley, 195 Hudson St. (back entrance), Cornwall.

HANDS (Healing and Nurturing Distraught Survivors) bereavement support group

Support Groups Region: Orange South. Phone: 845-634-6706. Thursday, December 18, 2014, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Nyack Hospital.

Prison families of Ulster County

Support Groups Region: Hudson River Region. Phone: 845-943-5963. Thursday, December 18, 2014, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. St. James United Methodist Church, Kingston.

St. Therese’s TORCH Homeschool support group

Support Groups For homeschool families. Activities, support. Region: Catskill. Phone: 570-296-2840. Thursday, December 18, 2014, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Surgical weight-loss support group titled Lighthearted Wellness Support Group

Support Groups For those exploring the possibility or who have already had bariatric surgery. Region: Orange South. Phone: 845-291-4176. Thursday, December 18, 2014, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Orange County Residential Healthcare Facility, Simon Building, Quarry Road, Goshen.

Rod Man at Levity Live!

Comedy Comedic rising star Rod Man is making a name for himself in every way possible and is live on our stage. He is mostly known for his appearances on HBO's "The Bad Boys of Comedy" MTV's "Nick Cannon's Wild N' Out" and even starred in his own Comedy Central half hour special. In order to make reservations please call 845-353-5400 or log onto www.levitylive.com. Everyone must be 18 years and older with a valid ID and there's a requirement of two-item minimum per person in the showroom. Service Fees Apply!**. Region: Rockland. Cost: $17-20. Phone: 845-353-5400. Email: boxoffice@levitylive.com. Ticket Web Link: http://www.levitylive.com. Thursday, December 18, 2014, 7:30 PM – 8:55 PM. Levity Live Comedy Club 4210 Palisades Center Dr. West Nyack, NY 10994.

Jesters

Nightlife / Clubs Line Dance Lesson And Dance, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 23. Region: Southern Orange. Cost: $5 cover charge. Phone: 845-564-6990. Email: dianekurtz@mindspring.com. Thursday, December 18, 2014, 7:30 PM – 10:30 PM. 109 Brookside Ave. Chester, NY.

Jesters Pub

Nightlife / Clubs Line Dance Lesson and open dance, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 16. $5 cover. 564-6990. Region: Southern Orange. Cost: $5 cover. Phone: 845-564-6990. Email: danceinfo5678@yahoo.com. Thursday, December 18, 2014, 7:30 PM – 10:30 PM. The Castle Fun Center, 109 Brookside Ave. Chester, NY.

Nar-Anon

Support Groups For families, friends of addicts. Twelve-step program to teach effective ways of coping with addiction. Region: Orange South. Phone: 845-355-2092. Thursday, December 18, 2014, 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM. Pius XII, Main Street, Goshen.

Overcomers Outreach

Support Groups Self-help, 12-step group for individuals wrestling with addictions and compulsions. Region: Orange South. Phone: 973-875-6358. Thursday, December 18, 2014, 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM. First Baptist Church, Sussex, N.J.

Line Dancing at The Castle

Dance Join us every Thursday night and the first Friday of every month in Jesters Restaurant & Pub at The Castle! Line Dancing led by Diane and Gary for all levels; 7:30-8:30 lessons; 8:30-10 pm open dance.  $5 cover. Please note the restaurant and pub are for ages 18 and over only for this event. Kindly understand, no outside food or drink can be allowed. Cost: $5 cover. Phone: 8454692116. Email: main@thecastlefuncenter.com. Ticket Phone: 8454692116. Venue website: http://www.thecastlefuncenter.com. Thursday, December 18, 2014, 7:30 PM – 10:00 PM. Jesters Restaurant and Pub at The Castle, 109 Brookside Avenue, Chester. For more info visit www.thecastlefuncenter.com.

Alcoholics Anonymous, Eldred-Yulan New Beginnings

Support Groups Call Big Bob, 588 2000. Region: Sullivan. Thursday, December 18, 2014, 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM. St. Anthony of Padua Church, Route 22, Yulan.

Narcotics Anonymous

Support Groups Region: Catskill. Phone: 845-647-6400. Thursday, December 18, 2014, 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM. D. Feinberg Room, lower level of Ellenville Regional Medical Center, Ellenville.

Karaoke Thursdays with Charlie

Nightlife / Clubs Region: Dutchess. Cost: No cover. Reservations: N/A. Phone: 845-831-1543. Email: virgossipnsoul@gmail.com. Directions: I-84 exit 12, south on Rt.52, 2 miles on left. Venue website: www.virgossipnsoul.com. Thursday, December 18, 2014, 8:30 PM – Friday, December 19, 2014, 1:00 AM. Virgo's Sip N Soul, 469 Fishkill Ave. Beacon, NY 12508. For more info visit virgossipnsoul.com.

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. Friday, December 19, 2014. Dispute Resolution Center, 110 Old Route 6, Carmel.

Holiday food drive

Community Items need to be non-perishable, and may include some of these suggestions, among others: Canned goods (soups, tuna, vegetables, pasta sauces, etc.) Pasta, noodles, rice, etc. Boxed goods (cereal, mac & cheese, hamburger helper, dried milk, etc.) Peanut butter, jelly,  paper goods. Visit MiddletownMedical.com for more information, or call 342-4774. Friday, December 19, 2014. Both locations for Middletown Medical on 111, Maltese Drive, Middletown and Shoprite Plaza, Chester.

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. Friday, December 19, 2014, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Catskill Regional Medical Center, Harris.

Welcome to Motherhood

Support Groups Pregnancy and parenting classes with topics including breast- and bottle-feeding, postpartum emotional changes, caring for your newborn, more. Region: Orange South. Phone: 845-987-5300. Friday, December 19, 2014, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM. St. Anthony Community Hospital, Garden Room at Mount Alverno Center, 20 Grand St. Warwick.

United Presbyterian Thrift Shop

Community United Presbyterian Church Thrift Shop. Open Tues, Wed, Fri from 10:00am-2:00pm. Christmas items, knick knacks, all clothes buy one get one Dec 9th thru Dec. 19th. All proceeds benefit the community. Friday, December 19, 2014, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. 25 Orchard Street (off of North Street) 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. Friday, December 19, 2014, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. 250 Lake St. Newburgh. For more info visit www.motorcyclepediamuseum.org.

Al-Anon serenity group

Support Groups Region: Hudson. Phone: 845-294-9999. Friday, December 19, 2014, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. King of Kings Lutheran Church, 543 Union Ave, New Windsor.

Speak Truth To Power - Human Rights Defenders Who Are Changing Our World

Museum The museum’s special exhibit, Speak Truth To Power, explores the issue of human rights through a collection of 50 large, emotional, portraits of people from around the world who have stood up against injustice. These beautiful portraits, created by Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist Eddie Adams in 2000, bring us face to face with Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Elie Wiesel, the Dalai Lama, Marian Wright Edelman, and other inspiring human rights defenders. The exhibition can be appreciated on a number of levels. Adams’ photographs are stunning works of art in their own right, the stories of the human rights defenders, compiled by RFK Center founder Kerry Kennedy, have the power to inspire action, and the parallels that can be drawn between the important issues of the 1960s and the continuing abuses of individual rights can enlighten us as to the work that still needs to be done. Weekly opinion topics give exhibition guests an opportunity to participate in a public discussion about issues that affect us all.… Friday, December 19, 2014, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Bethel Woods Center for the Arts Museum, 200 Hurd Road, Bethel. For more info visit www.bethelwoodscenter.org.

United Presbyterian Church thrift shop

Fundraising Events Household items, jewelry and clothes. All proceeds benefit church outreach. Open 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Tues. and Fri. For more information, call 343-2131. Region: Northern Orange. Phone: 845-343-2131. Friday, December 19, 2014, 10:00 AM. 25 Orchard St. (off of North Street), Middletown.

Valley Artists Holiday Sale

Fundraising Events 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tues-Sat. until Dec. 23. Pottery, silk scarves, and unique jewelry, are books by local authors, holiday cards, art supplies, journals, and pure beeswax candles. Paintings and framed photographs dot the walls and locally designed rugs, wood tables (large and small), and selected antiques warm up the space. Gifts include: compasses, wooden toys, puzzles, and coloring books. New this year is a variety of children’s items from the Long Eddy based company Tree, including animal-shaped clocks, night-lights, and block sets. Books for children and young adults are available by local authors Vera B. Williams, K.L. Going, Clara Gillow Clark, Gowan Fisher and others. This year, DVAA is highlighting a wide array of vintage silk kimonos of many styles. Suitable for wearing or displaying, the Japanese kimonos are works of art from the mid-twentieth century. Purchases exceed $25 will receive free note cards. Gallery Hours: Tuesday – Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Admission: Free.Call 252-7576 or delawarevalleyartsa… Region: Sullivan. Friday, December 19, 2014, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Delaware Arts Center, 37 Main Street, Narrowsburg.

Senior Fitness Fun!

Seniors A program designed for seniors of all ages and abilities that can help improve flexibility, range of motion, balance, coordination and strength during an aerobic workout. This class can be taken sitting or standing. Meets Fri. Region: Hudson River Region. Cost: $3 per class. Phone: 908-616-0387. Email: istrausberg@yahoo.com. Friday, December 19, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Cornwall Senior Center (Munger Cottage), 183 Main St. Cornwall, NY.

Baby-care hot line

Support Groups 24 hours a day. Region: Hudson. Phone: 845-334-4807. Friday, December 19, 2014, 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. Friday, December 19, 2014, 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.

"Home for the Holidays" Holiday Gifting Show

Exhibits & Galleries Noon-7 p.m. Fri.-Sun. Nov. 21-Dec. 29. Region: Hudson River Region. Cost: Free. Reservations: n/a. Registration: n/a. Phone: 845-758-6575. Email: redhookcan@gmail.com. Directions: 7516 N. Broadway, NY. Venue website: www.RHCAN.com. Artist/event website: www.RHCAN.com. Friday, December 19, 2014, 12:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Community Arts Network and Artist's Collective Gallery, 7516 N. Broadway, Red Hook, NY.

Holiday Small Art Works Show- Opening Reception

Exhibits & Galleries Small works of art appropriate for holiday gift giving or self-indulgence, priced at $200 or less. Region: Ulster. Cost: Free. Registration: Call for Gallery viewing hours. Phone: 845-679-2218. Email: wjcarts@gmail.com. Venue website: info@wjcshul.org. Friday, December 19, 2014, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Gallery Lev Shalem, Woodstock Jewish Congregation, 1682 Glasco Turnpike, Woodstock.

Alcoholics Anonymous

Support Groups Meetings held daily; call for schedule. Region: Catskill. Phone: 845-794-8080. Friday, December 19, 2014, 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. Friday, December 19, 2014, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. Vassar Brothers Hospital, Poughkeepsie.

Fort Montgomery State Historic Site

Museum The 14-acre site includes an interpretive trail around the remains of the fort. The fort is open dawn to dusk daily, year-round, for self-guided tours. Directions: the site is commemorated at the museum on Route 9W, one mile north of Bear Mountain in Fort Montgomery. Region: Hudson River. Phone: 845-786-2701. Friday, December 19, 2014, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Fort Montgomery State Historic Site, Route 9W, Highlands.

CPR Classes BLS Healthcare Providers

Health Region: Hudson River Region. Phone: 845 597 9437. Email: info@nationalsafetyawareness.com. Venue website: www.nationalsafetyawareness.com. Friday, December 19, 2014, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM. 46 D'Alfonso Road, Newburgh.

Senior Fitness Fun!

Seniors A program designed for seniors of all ages and abilities that can help improve flexibility, range of motion, balance, coordination and strength during an aerobic workout. This class can be taken sitting or standing. Held at 1 p.m. Mon. Wed. Fri. through Feb. 17; 10 a.m. every Thurs. through Feb. 20. Directions: Our class is held in the room on the SECOND floor in the Middletown Senior Center. Seniors from any town are welcome! Region: Southern Orange. Registration: For information and questions, call Ivy at 908-616-0387. Cost: $3. Reservations: None needed. Please bring your own water to drink and small weights. You can bring two liter water bottles or two cans to use as weights if you prefer. Phone: 908-616-0387. Email: istrausberg@yahoo.com. Friday, December 19, 2014, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Middletown Mulberry House Senior Center, 62-70 W. Main St. Middletown.

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: yes. Registration: yes. Phone: 845-294-8082, ext. 34. Email: susanh@drcservices.org. Directions: Dispute Resolution Center 657 Aaron Court Kingston, NY 12401. Venue website: http://www.drcservices.org. Friday, December 19, 2014, 2:00 PM. Dispute Resolution Center, 657 Aaron Court, Kingston.

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. Friday, December 19, 2014, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Blood-pressure screenings

Support Groups Region: Orange South. Phone: 845-987-5240. Friday, December 19, 2014, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. St. Anthony Community Hospital lobby, 15 Maple Lane, Warwick.

Medication checkup

Support Groups Region: Northern Orange. Phone: 845-987-5240. Friday, December 19, 2014, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. St. Anthony Community Hospital lobby, 15 Maple Lane, Warwick.

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. Friday, December 19, 2014, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

“Holiday Lights in Bloom” program

Community Call 615-3828 or visit orangecountynyparks.com. Region: Northern Orange. Friday, December 19, 2014, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Ottaway Education Building at the Arboretum, Thomas Bull Memorial Park, State Route 416, Montgomery (enter Hamptonburg for GPS directions), and is accessed from the Grove Street entrance to the park.

CPR Classes Community (Heartsaver)/Friends & Family

Certification Classes Region: Hudson River Region. Registration: To register, call 845-597-9437. Phone: 845 597 9437. Email: info@nationalsafetyawareness.com. Directions: Off 17k near target plaza. Venue website: www.nationalsafetyawareness.com. Friday, December 19, 2014, 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM. 46 D'Alfonso Road, Newburgh, NY 12550.

Narcotics Anonymous

Support Groups basic text meeting. Region: Catskill. Phone: 845-794-8080. Friday, December 19, 2014, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM. Recovery Center Clubhouse, 17 Hamilton Ave. Monticello.

Advent Soup Suppers

Community Meals During Advent , enjoy homemade soup in a friendly community environment. Event includes dinner, fellowship, bible study and worship. Region: Northern Orange. Cost: No Cost. Reservations: 845-692-7075 www.facebook.com/familyoffaithLC. Phone: 845-551-6250. Email: familyoffaith@frontiernet.net. Friday, December 19, 2014, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Family of Faith Lutheran Church, 240 Midland Lakes Rd, Middletown.

Community dinner

Community Meals Region: Northern Orange. Cost: FREE. Friday, December 19, 2014, 6:00 PM. Cuddebackville Reformed Church, 1064 Route 209, Cuddebackville.

Furry Frenzie Animal Lover's 4-H Club meeting

Scouts / 4H 4-H is open to youth ages 5 - 18. Call 570-296-3400 for more information or visit http://tinyurl.com/ncagxy4. Phone: 570-296-3400. Email: pikeext@psu.edu. Friday, December 19, 2014, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. St. Vincent de Paul Church, 101 St Vincent’s Drive, Milford PA 18337. For more info visit tinyurl.com.

African Drumming

Classes/Workshops Classes are led by master drummer Kazi Oliver. Donations are welcome and allow Independent Living to expand its program offerings. Meets every Fri. 561-4061, ext. 266. babrams@myindependentliving.org. Region: Hudson River Region. Cost: Donations are welcome as they allow us to continue and expand our program offerings. Phone: 845-561-4061 ex 266. Email: babrams@myindependentliving.org. Friday, December 19, 2014, 6:00 PM – 7:45 PM. Independent Living, Inc. Wellness Center at The Cornerstone Residence, 111 Broadway, Newburgh.

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. Friday, December 19, 2014, 6:00 PM. Dispute Resolution Center, 110 Old Route 6, Carmel.

Rock Ridge Ranchers 4-H Club meeting

Scouts / 4H Join the leaders for hands-on learning. Horse ownership is not required. 4-H is open to youth ages 5 - 18. For more information on this club and other 4-H opportunities, call 570-296-3400 or visit http://tinyurl.com/ncagxy4. Phone: 570-296-3400. Email: pikeext@psu.edu. Friday, December 19, 2014, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM. Rock Ridge Ranch, 1734 Route 739, Dingmans Ferry PA 18328. For more info visit tinyurl.com.

New Paltz BMX

Bicycling Call for meeting location. Region: Hudson River Region. Phone: 845-236-7365. Friday, December 19, 2014, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM.

Maybrook Wind Ensemble Holiday Concert

Concerts The Maybrook Wind Ensemble, conducted by Kevin Scott, will present its first holiday concert on Friday, December 19th at the Maybrook Senior Center. The concert will feature music by Anderson, Custer, Gold, Handel, Smith and Tchaikovsky. Region: Northern Orange. Cost: Admission free; goodwill offering accepted. Reservations: None. Registration: None. Phone: (845) 978-0617. Email: maybrookwindensemble@gmail.com. Friday, December 19, 2014, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Maybrook Senior Center, 111 Schipps Lane, Maybrook.

Celebrate Recovery,

Support Groups A Christ-centered 12-step program for any hurt, habit or hang-ups. Region: Orange North. Phone: 570-296-6019. Friday, December 19, 2014, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Milford Bible Church, 110 Foxcroft Drive Milford, Pa.

Parents Anonymous support group for parents of younger children

Support Groups Region: Catskill. Phone: 845-292-5821, ext. 633. Friday, December 19, 2014, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. CACHE office, 63 S. Main St. Liberty.

“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. Friday, December 19, 2014, 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM. Woodstock Town Hall, 45 Comeau Dr. Woodstock.

Rod Man at Levity Live!

Comedy Comedic rising star Rod Man is making a name for himself in every way possible and is live on our stage. He is mostly known for his appearances on HBO's "The Bad Boys of Comedy" MTV's "Nick Cannon's Wild N' Out" and even starred in his own Comedy Central half hour special. In order to make reservations please call 845-353-5400 or log onto www.levitylive.com. Everyone must be 18 years and older with a valid ID and there's a requirement of two-item minimum per person in the showroom. Service Fees Apply!**. Region: Rockland. Cost: $17-20. Phone: 845-353-5400. Email: boxoffice@levitylive.com. Ticket Web Link: http://www.levitylive.com. Friday, December 19, 2014, 7:30 PM – 8:55 PM. Levity Live Comedy Club 4210 Palisades Center Dr. West Nyack, NY 10994.

Narcotics Anonymous

Support Groups regular meeting. Region: Catskill. Phone: 845-794-8080. Friday, December 19, 2014, 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM. Recovery Center Clubhouse, 17 Hamilton Ave. Monticello.

Perinatal bereavement

Support Groups Region: Northern Orange. Cost: For families who have suffered a newborn or stillborn death. Phone: 845-368-5297. Friday, December 19, 2014, 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM. 1 Campbell Ave. Suffern.

Concert to benefit Unison Arts Center featuring banjo legend Tony Trischka

Fundraising Events Trischka and his band of extraordinary musicians present "Glory Shone Around," Trischka's acoustic celebration of the season based on his critically acclaimed Rounder Records release of the same name. Region: Ulster. Cost: Suggested donation of $25. Cash or checks only; no credit cards. Reservations: No advance reservations. Registration: No advance registration. Phone: 845-255-1559. Email: info@unisonarts.org. Ticket Web Link: http://unisonarts.org/news/ai1ec_event/tony-trischka-to-benefit-unison/?instance_id=18071. Ticket Phone: 845-255-1559. Artist/event website: http://www.tonytrischka.com/. Friday, December 19, 2014, 7:30 PM. Redeemer Evangelical Lutheran Church, Route 32, New Paltz, NY.

"It's A Wonderful Life"

Theater Adapted for the stage from Frank Capra's beloved holiday film. A show for the whole family. Dec. 5 - 21, 2014 Fridays and saturdays at 8:00 PM; sunday at 3:00 PM. Region: Hudson River Region. Cost: $24, $22. Reservations: 845 876 3080. Phone: 845 876 3080. Email: eileen@centerforperformingarts.org. Directions: 3.5 miles East of the Rhinebeck Village traffic light. Ticket Web Link: www.centerforperformingarts.org. Ticket Phone: 845 876 3080. Venue website: www.centerforperformingarts.org. Friday, December 19, 2014, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM. The Center for Performing Arts, 661 Route 308, Rhinebeck.

Alcoholics Anonymous

Support Groups Region: Catskill. Phone: 845-796-2826. Friday, December 19, 2014, 8:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Methodist Church, 254 Rock Hill Drive, Rock Hill.

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, December 20, 2014. Dispute Resolution Center, 110 Old Route 6, Carmel.

EXERCISE FOR A CAUSE - ELKS' HOLIDAY FOOD DRIVE

Fundraising Events In the month of December the New Paltz Elks Lodge is sponsoring a “Work Out and Work to Help Others’ series of exercise classes. Every Monday & Wednesday evening and Saturday morning you can participate in an exercise class at no charge – just bring some non perishable food items Susan Loxley-Friedle will lead the Aerobics & Step classes. All the workouts are good for your heart & in more ways than just getting it pumping! Region: Ulster. Cost: No charge – just bring some non perishable food items. Phone: 8452559317. Email: sloxley@hvc.rr.com. Saturday, December 20, 2014, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM. New Paltz Elks Lodge, 290 Route 32 South, New Paltz NY 12561.

Saturday men's breakfast

Community Meals All Christian men and seekers who want deeper Christian brotherhood, fellowship, and discipleship to Christ are invited and encouraged to come. The breakfast will be held on the third Saturday of every month. Region: Southern Orange. Phone: 8453562031. Email: phillip@newhoperockland.com. Venue website: http://www.newhoperockland.com. Saturday, December 20, 2014, 8:30 AM. New Hope Christian Church, 57 Main St. Monsey.

Third Saturday Thrift Sales

Community Call Reverend Peggy Ann Sauerhoff at 985-2283. Saturday, December 20, 2014, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Grahamsville United Methodist Church, Grahamsville.

Sex and Love Addicts Anonymous

Support Groups Call for location. Region: Hudson. Phone: 845-692-5484. Saturday, December 20, 2014, 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, December 20, 2014, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Catskill Regional Medical Center, Harris.

Cookie Walk

Fundraising Events Cookies and a Christmas Shop. Region: Northern Orange. Cost: Cookies by pound. Phone: 845-744-3375. Saturday, December 20, 2014, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Pine Bush Area Library Maple Ave. Pine Bush.

Yard sale

Fundraising Events 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Dec. 20. Many gently used items for sale, Christmas decorations, kitchenware, small appliances, candles, books, movies, more. 778-5115. Region: Northern Orange. Saturday, December 20, 2014, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Humane Society of Walden, 2489 Albany Post Road, Walden, NY.

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, December 20, 2014, 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Dispute Resolution Center, 3136 Route 207, Campbell Hall.

Pine Island Holiday Farmers' Market

Community Live music featuring Ray Longchamp, hot breakfast provided by Black Dirt Gourmet, and over 15 of your favorite farmers, artisans, & crafters all help you bring in the Holiday Cheer! Region: Southern Orange. Venue website: pineislandfarmersmarket.wordpress.com. Cost: Just Bring Yourself! Phone: 917.582.4777. Saturday, December 20, 2014, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. W. Rogowski Farm, 329 Glenwood Road, Pine Island, NY.

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, December 20, 2014, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. 250 Lake St. Newburgh. For more info visit www.motorcyclepediamuseum.org.

Faithindeed Ministry for the Homeless Outreach

Religious Faithindeed Ministry for the Homeless will be distributing donated clothing and Blessings Bags filled with toiletries from 10am-12pm on Saturday, December 20th. This distribution is being hosted by the Rock of Refuge Church located at 94 North Street in Middletown, NY. Coffee and rolls will be served. Region: Southern Orange. Cost: Free. Phone: 845-476-8845. Email: faith.indeed.ministry@gmail.com. Saturday, December 20, 2014, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Rock of Refuge Church, 94 North Street, Middletown.

Speak Truth To Power - Human Rights Defenders Who Are Changing Our World

Museum The museum’s special exhibit, Speak Truth To Power, explores the issue of human rights through a collection of 50 large, emotional, portraits of people from around the world who have stood up against injustice. These beautiful portraits, created by Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist Eddie Adams in 2000, bring us face to face with Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Elie Wiesel, the Dalai Lama, Marian Wright Edelman, and other inspiring human rights defenders. The exhibition can be appreciated on a number of levels. Adams’ photographs are stunning works of art in their own right, the stories of the human rights defenders, compiled by RFK Center founder Kerry Kennedy, have the power to inspire action, and the parallels that can be drawn between the important issues of the 1960s and the continuing abuses of individual rights can enlighten us as to the work that still needs to be done. Weekly opinion topics give exhibition guests an opportunity to participate in a public discussion about issues that affect us all.… Saturday, December 20, 2014, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Bethel Woods Center for the Arts Museum, 200 Hurd Road, Bethel. For more info visit www.bethelwoodscenter.org.

Amity thrift sale

Fundraising Events All proceeds to Institute for Religious Development. Region: Southern Orange. Phone: 845-986-6962. Saturday, December 20, 2014, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM. 110 Newport Bridge Road, Amity, Warwick.

Valley Artists Holiday Sale

Fundraising Events 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tues-Sat. until Dec. 23. Pottery, silk scarves, and unique jewelry, are books by local authors, holiday cards, art supplies, journals, and pure beeswax candles. Paintings and framed photographs dot the walls and locally designed rugs, wood tables (large and small), and selected antiques warm up the space. Gifts include: compasses, wooden toys, puzzles, and coloring books. New this year is a variety of children’s items from the Long Eddy based company Tree, including animal-shaped clocks, night-lights, and block sets. Books for children and young adults are available by local authors Vera B. Williams, K.L. Going, Clara Gillow Clark, Gowan Fisher and others. This year, DVAA is highlighting a wide array of vintage silk kimonos of many styles. Suitable for wearing or displaying, the Japanese kimonos are works of art from the mid-twentieth century. Purchases exceed $25 will receive free note cards. Gallery Hours: Tuesday – Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Admission: Free.Call 252-7576 or delawarevalleyartsa… Region: Sullivan. Saturday, December 20, 2014, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Delaware Arts Center, 37 Main Street, Narrowsburg.

Youth Meisner Level 1

Arts & Entertainment Learn the basics of the Meisner method of acting in this class designed specifically for young actors. (Group A ages 6-11, Group B ages 12-17.) Course will include: definition of acting, exercises, repetition, career plan, beginning to build a character, the rule of fours, independent activities, introduction to improvisation and the business of show business. Region: Northern Orange. Email: info@willygilly.com. Saturday, December 20, 2014, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM. St. James Episcopal Church 1 St. James Place Goshen, NY 10924.

Knit & Crochet for a Purpose

Library Events Knit & Crochet for a Purpose Come join us at the Plattekill Public Library to Knit & Crochet for a purpose.  Our group meets every 1st and 3rd Saturday of the month at 10:30am.  Items are being made for local Homeless Veterans’ Centers and Battered Women’s Shelters.  It is open to all adults with and without experience.   For more information, call the Plattekill Public Library at 883-7286. Saturday, December 20, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Plattekill Public Library, 2047 State Route 32, Modena.

Sensory Storytime--TOWN BRANCH

Kids' Activities This storytime is designed specifically for children with special needs and their families. We will read, sing, move, create, learn, and socialize! Region: Hudson River Region. Cost: FREE. Registration: Registration is suggested. Phone: 845-566-0460. Email: nflprogram@rcls.org. Saturday, December 20, 2014, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Town Branch – Newburgh Mall 1401 Route 300, Suite 1090 Newburgh, NY 12550.

Tail Waggin' Tutors - MAIN Library

Kids' Activities Children can drop-in and read-aloud to our Volunteer Licensed Therapy Dogs! Region: Hudson River Region. Cost: FREE. Registration: Registration is suggested. Phone: (845)563-3600. Email: nflprogram@rcls.org. Saturday, December 20, 2014, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Newburgh Free Library 124 Grand Street Newburgh, NY 12550 (Story Hour Room).

Baby-care hot line

Support Groups 24 hours a day. Region: Hudson. Phone: 845-334-4807. Saturday, December 20, 2014, 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, December 20, 2014, 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.

Stroke Support Group

Support Groups Family members, friends, and health care professionals also welcome. Region: Catskill. Phone: 845-794-3300 ext. 2921. Saturday, December 20, 2014, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. third floor, ambulatory services building, Catskill Regional Medical Center, Harris.

"Home for the Holidays" Holiday Gifting Show

Exhibits & Galleries Noon-7 p.m. Fri.-Sun. Nov. 21-Dec. 29. Region: Hudson River Region. Cost: Free. Reservations: n/a. Registration: n/a. Phone: 845-758-6575. Email: redhookcan@gmail.com. Directions: 7516 N. Broadway, NY. Venue website: www.RHCAN.com. Artist/event website: www.RHCAN.com. Saturday, December 20, 2014, 12:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Community Arts Network and Artist's Collective Gallery, 7516 N. Broadway, Red Hook, NY.

Holiday Small Art Works Show- Opening Reception

Exhibits & Galleries Small works of art appropriate for holiday gift giving or self-indulgence, priced at $200 or less. Region: Ulster. Cost: Free. Registration: Call for Gallery viewing hours. Phone: 845-679-2218. Email: wjcarts@gmail.com. Venue website: info@wjcshul.org. Saturday, December 20, 2014, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Gallery Lev Shalem, Woodstock Jewish Congregation, 1682 Glasco Turnpike, Woodstock.

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, December 20, 2014, 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, December 20, 2014, 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, December 20, 2014, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. Vassar Brothers Hospital, Poughkeepsie.

Racquetball

Racquetball $5 per person. Region: Northern Orange. Phone: 845-341-4885. Saturday, December 20, 2014, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM. SUNY Orange, 115 South St. Middletown.

Fort Montgomery State Historic Site

Museum The 14-acre site includes an interpretive trail around the remains of the fort. The fort is open dawn to dusk daily, year-round, for self-guided tours. Directions: the site is commemorated at the museum on Route 9W, one mile north of Bear Mountain in Fort Montgomery. Region: Hudson River. Phone: 845-786-2701. Saturday, December 20, 2014, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Fort Montgomery State Historic Site, Route 9W, Highlands.

CPR Classes BLS Healthcare Providers

Health Region: Hudson River Region. Phone: 845 597 9437. Email: info@nationalsafetyawareness.com. Venue website: www.nationalsafetyawareness.com. Saturday, December 20, 2014, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM. 46 D'Alfonso Road, Newburgh.

Zumba

Other Health Saturday, December 20, 2014, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Studio 2 Family Day Spa 20 Main Street Otisville, NY 10963.

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, December 20, 2014, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Ballroom and Latin Dance Show

Community Watch some amazing performances in ballroom and latin dancing. Refreshments will be served. Reservations: RSVP Required. Phone: 845-545-0543. Saturday, December 20, 2014, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. St. James Episcopal Church, 1 Saint James Place, Goshen NY 10924.

Dance Theater in Westchester presents The Colonial Nutcracker!

Theater Admission: $30 (Adults), $24 (Kids) For tickets call 914-739-0039 (ext 2) or visit http://paramounthudsonvalley.com/events/event/colonial-nutcracker. Box Office Monday: Closed Tuesday- Friday: 1-6PM Saturday: 12-6PM Sunday: 1-6PM *Extended hours for movie and show nights only. Region: Westchester. Cost: $30 (Adults), $24 (Kids). Reservations: http://paramounthudsonvalley.com/events/event/colonial-nutcracker. Registration: http://paramounthudsonvalley.com/events/event/colonial-nutcracker. Phone: 9147390039. Email: boxoffice@paramounthudsonvalley.com. Directions: Paramount Hudson Valley 1008 Brown St. Peekskill, NY 10566. Ticket Phone: 9147390039. Saturday, December 20, 2014, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Paramount Hudson Valley 1008 Brown St. Peekskill, NY 10566. For more info visit paramounthudsonvalley.com.

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, December 20, 2014, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Charles Dickens' 'A Christmas Carol'

Theater Nestle in to the cozy confines of the Old Dutch Church and let master storyteller Jonathan Kruk, complete with musical accompaniment, regale you with his adaptation of this Charles Dickens classic. Performances at 3:30, 4:45 and 6pm each day. Afterwards, enjoy complimentary admission to A Holiday Open House at Philipsburg Manor, just across the street from the Old Dutch Church. Region: Westchester. Cost: $24 adults; $20 children under 18. Reservations: Required. Phone: 914-366-6900. Email: info@hudsonvalley.org. Ticket Phone: 9143666900. Venue website: www.hudsonvalley.org. Saturday, December 20, 2014, 3:30 PM. The Old Dutch Church, 430 N. Broadway, Sleepy Hollow.

Christmas with the Ellisons

Trips / Tours Tour by candlelight the elegant 1754 Ellison mansion ornamented with costumed staff and 18th century holiday decorations. Region: Hudson River Region. Cost: Free. Reservations: Not required. Registration: Not required. Phone: 845-561-1765. Email: michael.mcgurty@parks.ny.gov. Directions: 289 Forge Hill Road at the intersection of Forge Hill Road and Blooming Grove Turnpike (Route 94) in Vails Gate, NY, just one mile from the National Purple Heart Hall of Honor and the New Windsor Cantonment. Venue website: http://www.nysparks.com. Saturday, December 20, 2014, 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Knox's Headquarters State Historic Site 289 Forge Hill Road Vails Gate, NY 12584.

“Holiday Lights in Bloom” program

Community Call 615-3828 or visit orangecountynyparks.com. Region: Northern Orange. Saturday, December 20, 2014, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Ottaway Education Building at the Arboretum, Thomas Bull Memorial Park, State Route 416, Montgomery (enter Hamptonburg for GPS directions), and is accessed from the Grove Street entrance to the park.

CPR Classes Community (Heartsaver)/Friends & Family

Certification Classes Region: Hudson River Region. Registration: To register, call 845-597-9437. Phone: 845 597 9437. Email: info@nationalsafetyawareness.com. Directions: Off 17k near target plaza. Venue website: www.nationalsafetyawareness.com. Saturday, December 20, 2014, 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM. 46 D'Alfonso Road, 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. Saturday, December 20, 2014, 6:00 PM. Dispute Resolution Center, 110 Old Route 6, Carmel.

Beat the Streets

Outdoors & Recreation A fun, safe way for teens ages 10-15 to spend a Saturday night with friends, playing gym games, dancing, video games, ping pong and much more. Region: Southern Orange. Cost: $10, free for members. Phone: 845-782-9622. Saturday, December 20, 2014, 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM. South Orange Family YMCA, 45 Gilbert St. Monroe, NY 10950.

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, December 20, 2014, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Marasco Center, New Windsor.

Outdoor Live Nativity

Religious Free outdoor showing of the Christmas miracle. Hot Chocolate and desserts will be served after the performance in the church hall. A fun event for the whole family. Sponsored by St. Mark's Church and Ulster Heights Church. Region: Ulster. Cost: Free. Phone: 845-647-5343. Directions: St. Mark's Church is located next to Elk's Lodge in Napanoch, NY. Venue website: https://www.facebook.com/StMarksNapanochNY. Artist/event website: https://www.facebook.com/StMarksNapanochNY. Saturday, December 20, 2014, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. St. Mark's Church 68 Clinton St. Napanoch. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

“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, December 20, 2014, 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM. Woodstock Town Hall, 45 Comeau Dr. Woodstock.

Rod Man at Levity Live!

Comedy Comedic rising star Rod Man is making a name for himself in every way possible and is live on our stage. He is mostly known for his appearances on HBO's "The Bad Boys of Comedy" MTV's "Nick Cannon's Wild N' Out" and even starred in his own Comedy Central half hour special. In order to make reservations please call 845-353-5400 or log onto www.levitylive.com. Everyone must be 18 years and older with a valid ID and there's a requirement of two-item minimum per person in the showroom. Service Fees Apply!**. Region: Rockland. Cost: $17-20. Phone: 845-353-5400. Email: boxoffice@levitylive.com. Ticket Web Link: http://www.levitylive.com. Saturday, December 20, 2014, 7:30 PM – 8:55 PM. Levity Live Comedy Club 4210 Palisades Center Dr. West Nyack, NY 10994.

Hudson Valley Folk Guild, Poughkeepsie chapter coffeehouse

Clubs / Organizations Forum for folk musicians of all ages. Region: Hudson River. Cost: $7, $5 guild members, $20 family. Phone: 845-229-0170. Saturday, December 20, 2014, 7:30 PM – 10:30 PM. Unitarian Fellowship Hall, 67 S. Randolph Ave. Poughkeepsie.

"It's A Wonderful Life"

Theater Adapted for the stage from Frank Capra's beloved holiday film. A show for the whole family. Dec. 5 - 21, 2014 Fridays and saturdays at 8:00 PM; sunday at 3:00 PM. Region: Hudson River Region. Cost: $24, $22. Reservations: 845 876 3080. Phone: 845 876 3080. Email: eileen@centerforperformingarts.org. Directions: 3.5 miles East of the Rhinebeck Village traffic light. Ticket Web Link: www.centerforperformingarts.org. Ticket Phone: 845 876 3080. Venue website: www.centerforperformingarts.org. Saturday, December 20, 2014, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM. The Center for Performing Arts, 661 Route 308, Rhinebeck.

Comedy with Mikhail Horowitz & Gilles Malkine

Comedy Tickets can be purchased online at unisonarts.org or by calling 845-255-1559. Region: Ulster. Cost: $21 in advance ($18 for Unison members) and $26 at the door ($22 members). Students are half price with a valid ID. Reservations: http://unisonarts.org/news/ai1ec_event/mikhail-gilles-2/?instance_id=17396. Phone: 845-255-1559. Email: info@unisonarts.org. Ticket Web Link: https://unisonarts.secure.force.com/ticket#sections_a0FU0000007YEimMAG. Ticket Phone: 845-255-1559. Venue website: www.unisonarts.org. Artist/event website: http://mikandgilles.com/. Saturday, December 20, 2014, 8:00 PM. Unison Arts Center, 68 Mountain Rest Road in New Paltz, New York.

Al-Anon (Alateen welcome)

Support Groups Region: Catskill. Phone: 845-434-2560. Saturday, December 20, 2014, 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, December 20, 2014, 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Recovery Center Clubhouse, 17 Hamilton Ave. Monticello.

The Frolic! All Ages Ecstatic Dance

Dance Barefoot & Substance-Free! Cost: Donations accepted. Phone: 845-658-8319. Email: info@freestylefrolic.org. Artist/event website: www.freestylefrolic.org. Saturday, December 20, 2014, 8:30 PM – Sunday, December 21, 2014, 12:30 AM. Knights of Columbus, 389 Broadway, Kingston, NY 12401.

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, December 21, 2014. Dispute Resolution Center, 110 Old Route 6, Carmel.

Breakfast With Santa

Fundraising Events Bring the kids in and have Breakfast with Santa. Enjoy eggs, buttermilk pancakes, sausage, bacon, coffee, tea, juice, milk and chocolate milk. Region: Southern Orange. Cost: Tickets, $7, Seniors $5, Kids under 4 free. Reservations: None required. Registration: . Phone: 845-469-4100. Directions: Village of Chester at the junction of Rt-94 and Main Street. Sunday, December 21, 2014, 7:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Walton Engine & Hose Co. 81 Main St. Chester.

Washington Heights Pancake Breakfast

Fundraising Events Breakfast includes: Pancakes, Eggs, Toast, Sausage or Bacon,Coffee/Tea/Hot Chocolate and O.J. Adults- $7; Seniors- $6; children $5. Serving Time: 8am-noon. Ladies Auxillary will be hosting a Basket Raffle & Bake Sale. Region: Northern Orange. Sunday, December 21, 2014, 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Washington Heights Fire House, 10 Ohio Place, Middletown.

Racquetball

Racquetball $5 per person. Region: Northern Orange. Phone: 845-341-4885. Sunday, December 21, 2014, 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, December 21, 2014, 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, December 21, 2014, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. 250 Lake St. Newburgh. For more info visit www.motorcyclepediamuseum.org.

Sporting clays

Shooting Region: Sullivan. Phone: 845-457-5885. Sunday, December 21, 2014, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Wallkill Rod and Gun Club, Bruyn Turnpike, Wallkill.

Speak Truth To Power - Human Rights Defenders Who Are Changing Our World

Museum The museum’s special exhibit, Speak Truth To Power, explores the issue of human rights through a collection of 50 large, emotional, portraits of people from around the world who have stood up against injustice. These beautiful portraits, created by Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist Eddie Adams in 2000, bring us face to face with Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Elie Wiesel, the Dalai Lama, Marian Wright Edelman, and other inspiring human rights defenders. The exhibition can be appreciated on a number of levels. Adams’ photographs are stunning works of art in their own right, the stories of the human rights defenders, compiled by RFK Center founder Kerry Kennedy, have the power to inspire action, and the parallels that can be drawn between the important issues of the 1960s and the continuing abuses of individual rights can enlighten us as to the work that still needs to be done. Weekly opinion topics give exhibition guests an opportunity to participate in a public discussion about issues that affect us all.… Sunday, December 21, 2014, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Bethel Woods Center for the Arts Museum, 200 Hurd Road, Bethel. For more info visit www.bethelwoodscenter.org.

Baby-care hot line

Support Groups 24 hours a day. Region: Hudson. Phone: 845-334-4807. Sunday, December 21, 2014, 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, December 21, 2014, 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.

Frisky Goat Food Drive 5k Series

Other Events On Sunday, December 7, 2014, the Frisky Goat Coffeehouse will host the first in series of 5k races held to promote the Frisky Goat food drive for the Ecumenical Food Pantry in Milford. Additional race dates are 12/14/14, 12/21/14 and 1/1/15. Online race registration can be found at www.raceroster.com, or athletes can register at the Frisky Goat. The races will start at 11:00 am from the Frisky Goat Coffeehouse parking lot at 611 Broad Street in Milford. The events will be timed. Series athletes (those who run/walk all 4 5k races) will receive 2 t-shirts and a Finisher's medal. Entry fee for each of the first three races is $10; the final New Year's Resolution Race entry fee is $18.00 ($25.00 on race day). In addition to the entry fee, all athletes must bring an item for the Food Drive, which will be collected at the Frisky Goat. The Frisky Goat Coffeehouse is Milford's new coffee shop located at 611 Broad Street in Milford. For more information please contact Becki Roa at (570) 409-4848. Registration: www.raceroster.com. Region: Northern Orange. Cost: $10.00 plus a food drive contribution. Phone: 8456496847. Email: friskygoatcoffeehouse@outlook.com. Sunday, December 21, 2014, 11:00 AM. 611 Broad Street, Milford, PA.

"Home for the Holidays" Holiday Gifting Show

Exhibits & Galleries Noon-7 p.m. Fri.-Sun. Nov. 21-Dec. 29. Region: Hudson River Region. Cost: Free. Reservations: n/a. Registration: n/a. Phone: 845-758-6575. Email: redhookcan@gmail.com. Directions: 7516 N. Broadway, NY. Venue website: www.RHCAN.com. Artist/event website: www.RHCAN.com. Sunday, December 21, 2014, 12:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Community Arts Network and Artist's Collective Gallery, 7516 N. Broadway, Red Hook, NY.

Holiday Small Art Works Show- Opening Reception

Exhibits & Galleries Small works of art appropriate for holiday gift giving or self-indulgence, priced at $200 or less. Region: Ulster. Cost: Free. Registration: Call for Gallery viewing hours. Phone: 845-679-2218. Email: wjcarts@gmail.com. Venue website: info@wjcshul.org. Sunday, December 21, 2014, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Gallery Lev Shalem, Woodstock Jewish Congregation, 1682 Glasco Turnpike, Woodstock.

Alcoholics Anonymous

Support Groups Meetings held daily; call for schedule. Region: Catskill. Phone: 845-794-8080. Sunday, December 21, 2014, 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, December 21, 2014, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. Vassar Brothers Hospital, Poughkeepsie.

Fort Montgomery State Historic Site

Museum The 14-acre site includes an interpretive trail around the remains of the fort. The fort is open dawn to dusk daily, year-round, for self-guided tours. Directions: the site is commemorated at the museum on Route 9W, one mile north of Bear Mountain in Fort Montgomery. Region: Hudson River. Phone: 845-786-2701. Sunday, December 21, 2014, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Fort Montgomery State Historic Site, Route 9W, Highlands.

CPR Classes BLS Healthcare Providers

Health Region: Hudson River Region. Phone: 845 597 9437. Email: info@nationalsafetyawareness.com. Venue website: www.nationalsafetyawareness.com. Sunday, December 21, 2014, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM. 46 D'Alfonso Road, Newburgh.

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, December 21, 2014, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Co-dependents Anonymous

Support Groups Region: Hudson. Phone: 845-454-7584. Sunday, December 21, 2014, 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, December 21, 2014, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

German Christmas Service

Religious Christmas music, Scriptures, prayers and a homily in the German language. Region: Southern Orange. Cost: Free Will Offering for local food pantries. Phone: 570-559-7676. Sunday, December 21, 2014, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM. St. Jacobi Lutheran Church, Route 434, Shohola. Pa.

Charles Dickens' 'A Christmas Carol'

Theater Nestle in to the cozy confines of the Old Dutch Church and let master storyteller Jonathan Kruk, complete with musical accompaniment, regale you with his adaptation of this Charles Dickens classic. Performances at 3:30, 4:45 and 6pm each day. Afterwards, enjoy complimentary admission to A Holiday Open House at Philipsburg Manor, just across the street from the Old Dutch Church. Browse our museum shop and discover creative gifts for everyone on your list. Parking for this event is at Philipsburg Manor. Limited handicapped parking is available at Old Dutch Church; disabled permit-holders only. Region: Westchester. Cost: $24 adults; $20 children under 18. Reservations: Required. Phone: 914-366-6900. Email: info@hudsonvalley.org. Ticket Phone: 9143666900. Venue website: www.hudsonvalley.org. Sunday, December 21, 2014, 3:30 PM. The Old Dutch Church, 430 N. Broadway, Sleepy Hollow.

Ice carved menorah

Community A 6-foot-tall menorah carved from ice will be lit in the middle of the mall. Doughnuts will be available with a potato latke bar and toppings. Fake snow activities, crafts and games for kids. Dreidel races and crafts. Coffee/juice ice slush stand. Donations appreciated. Sunday, December 21, 2014, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM. Galleria at Crystal Run Center Court, Middletown.

“Holiday Lights in Bloom” program

Community Call 615-3828 or visit orangecountynyparks.com. Region: Northern Orange. Sunday, December 21, 2014, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Ottaway Education Building at the Arboretum, Thomas Bull Memorial Park, State Route 416, Montgomery (enter Hamptonburg for GPS directions), and is accessed from the Grove Street entrance to the park.

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, December 21, 2014, 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Virgo's Sip N Soul, 469 Fishkill Ave. Beacon, NY 12508. For more info visit virgossipnsoul.com.

CPR Classes Community (Heartsaver)/Friends & Family

Certification Classes Region: Hudson River Region. Registration: To register, call 845-597-9437. Phone: 845 597 9437. Email: info@nationalsafetyawareness.com. Directions: Off 17k near target plaza. Venue website: www.nationalsafetyawareness.com. Sunday, December 21, 2014, 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM. 46 D'Alfonso Road, Newburgh, NY 12550.

Sex Addicts Anonymous

Support Groups For couples. Region: Hudson. Phone: 845-692-5484. Sunday, December 21, 2014, 5:15 PM – 6:15 PM. St. Lawrence Friary, Sargent Avenue, Beacon.

Debtors Anonymous

Support Groups Region: Orange South. Phone: 845-987-8159. Sunday, December 21, 2014, 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, December 21, 2014, 6:00 PM. Dispute Resolution Center, 110 Old Route 6, Carmel.

Sex Addicts Anonymous

Support Groups Region: Hudson. Phone: 845-692-5484. Sunday, December 21, 2014, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. St. Lawrence Friary, Sargent Avenue, Beacon.

Sing Solstice at the Eighth Step, GE Theatre

Concerts Come laugh, sing, light a taper with KIM & REGGIE HARRIS and MAGPIE in concert at THE EIGHTH STEP, and help chase away the darkness on the longest, blackest night of the year! Region: Hudson River Region. Cost: Tickets are $24 in advance / $26 day-of-show / $35 Gold Circle. Reservations: 518-434-1703. Phone: 518-434-1703. Email: eighthstep@aol.com. Ticket Web Link: www.eighthstep.org. Ticket Phone: 518-434-1703. Venue website: www.proctors.org. Sunday, December 21, 2014, 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM. 432 State Street, Schenectady NY.

Alcoholics Anonymous, Montgomery,

Support Groups Region: Orange North. Phone: 845-457-5383. Sunday, December 21, 2014, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. First Presbyterian Church, corner of Wallkill Avenue and Clinton Street.

Compassionate Friends

Support Groups Offers friendship and understanding to bereaved parents. Region: Northern Orange. Phone: 570-828-9249. Sunday, December 21, 2014, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Wayne Memorial Hospital, board room, 601 Park St. second floor, Honesdale, Pa.

Rod Man at Levity Live!

Comedy Comedic rising star Rod Man is making a name for himself in every way possible and is live on our stage. He is mostly known for his appearances on HBO's "The Bad Boys of Comedy" MTV's "Nick Cannon's Wild N' Out" and even starred in his own Comedy Central half hour special. In order to make reservations please call 845-353-5400 or log onto www.levitylive.com. Everyone must be 18 years and older with a valid ID and there's a requirement of two-item minimum per person in the showroom. Service Fees Apply!**. Region: Rockland. Cost: $17-20. Phone: 845-353-5400. Email: boxoffice@levitylive.com. Ticket Web Link: http://www.levitylive.com. Sunday, December 21, 2014, 7:30 PM – 8:55 PM. Levity Live Comedy Club 4210 Palisades Center Dr. West Nyack, NY 10994.

Alcoholics Anonymous

Support Groups Big Book Study Group, closed discussion. Region: Catskill. Phone: 845-807-7538. Sunday, December 21, 2014, 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM. Bethel Presbyterian Church, 17B West. Bethel.

"It's A Wonderful Life"

Theater Adapted for the stage from Frank Capra's beloved holiday film. A show for the whole family. Dec. 5 - 21, 2014 Fridays and saturdays at 8:00 PM; sunday at 3:00 PM. Region: Hudson River Region. Cost: $24, $22. Reservations: 845 876 3080. Phone: 845 876 3080. Email: eileen@centerforperformingarts.org. Directions: 3.5 miles East of the Rhinebeck Village traffic light. Ticket Web Link: www.centerforperformingarts.org. Ticket Phone: 845 876 3080. Venue website: www.centerforperformingarts.org. Sunday, December 21, 2014, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM. The Center for Performing Arts, 661 Route 308, Rhinebeck.