Arts news contacts: Germain Lussier at 341-1100, ext. 3134, or Sandy Tomcho at 341-1100, ext. 3146. E-mail releases and pictures to Submissions must be received at least three weeks in advance. For complete arts listings, visit

Arts news contacts: Germain Lussier at 341-1100, ext. 3134, or Sandy Tomcho at 341-1100, ext. 3146. E-mail releases and pictures to Submissions must be received at least three weeks in advance. For complete arts listings, visit

First Presbyterian Church of Monroe. Soprano Leilah Dione, pianist Ron DeFesi and classical guitarist Maoz Ezra present "Ain't It a Pretty Night," 8 p.m. May 25, 142 Stage Road, Monroe. Tickets $10 and $20. Call 783-1632.

Maverick Concerts. Sol Sonata, medieval, Renaissance and early Baroque music, 3 p.m. May 26, Maverick Road, Woodstock. Free. Call 679-2079.

SUNY Ulster. Chamber Arts Festival of Marbletown weekend schedule: Biava Quartet, 8 p.m. May 25; Celtic trio Ferintosh with Jennie Litt and David Alpher, 8 p.m. May 26; Apple Hill Chamber Players, 4 p.m. May 27. All are at Quimby Theater, Cottekill Road, Stone Ridge. All tickets $10-$25. Call 687-2687.

Bearsville Theater. Woodstock Tango presents "Dance Fury" performed by the Tango y Mas Dance Company, 8 p.m. May 26, Route 212, Woodstock. Tickets $15-$30. Call 246-1122.

Cocoon Theatre. An evening of modern dance with a performance of "The Bridge," 7 p.m. May 31, 6384 Mill St., Rhinebeck. Tickets $12. Call 876-6470.

Paramount Theatre. Warwick Ballet Theater presents "A Midsummer Night's Dream," 7 p.m. May 26 and 2 p.m. May 27, 17 South St., Middletown. Tickets $10 and $12. Call 346-4195.

Backstage Studio Productions. Jazz and wine tasting, 7 p.m. May 26, 323 Wall St., Kingston. Tickets $12 and $15. Call 338-8700.

D&H Canal Park Visitors Center. Mike Baglione and Miro Ludvik, 7:30 p.m. May 26, 58 Hoag Road, Cuddebackville. Tickets $7 and $5. Call 754-8870.

Mystery Spot Antiques. Singers-songwriters Elizabeth Mitchell and Daniel Littleton, 1 p.m. May 26, 60 Main St., Phoenica. Free. Call 688-7868.

Old Dutch Church. Pianist Jillian Palmer, 12:15 p.m. May 31, Wall and Main streets, Kingston. Free. Call 338-6759.

Ulster Performing Arts Center. Lonestar, 8 p.m. May 25, 601 Broadway, Kingston. Tickets $40-$85. Call 339-6088.

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"Real to Reel," a short-film festival presented by the Sullivan County Human Rights Commission at six different locations, 7 p.m. May 30, Morgan Outdoors, Main Street, Livingston Manor. Also: 7 p.m. May 31, Education Center, St. John Street, Monticello. Also: 2 p.m. June 3, Senior Center/Town Hall, Route 209, Wurtsboro. Also: 7 p.m. June 5, Jeffersonville Library, Jefferson Avenue, Jeffersonville. Also: 7 p.m. June 6, NACL Theater, Highland Lake Road, Highland Lake. Also: 7 p.m. June 7, Liberty High School, Buckley Street, Liberty. Free. Call 794-2766.

"Broadway Bound," autobiographical comedy by Neil Simon, UUCC, 320 Sawkill Road, Kingston, 8 p.m. May 26. Free. Visit

"Copenhagen," Michael Frayn's dramatization of a mysterious talk between scientists in 1941 about nuclear weaponry, presented by Performing Arts of Woodstock, Woodstock Town Hall, 76 Tinker St., Woodstock, 8 p.m. May 25-26; 7 p.m. May 27. Tickets $15, $12 senior citizens and students. Call 679-7900.

"Grease," 1950s rock 'n' roll high school musical, Westchester Broadway Theatre, 1 Broadway Plaza, Elmsford, 6 p.m. May 25-26. Tickets $55-$72, dinner included. Call 914-592-2222.

"Gypsy," about a stage mother and her two daughters, songs by Jule Styne and Stephen Sondheim, Westchester Broadway Theatre, 1 Broadway Plaza, Elmsford, 11:30 a.m. Wed.-Thurs., 6 p.m. Thurs.-Sat., noon and 5 p.m. Sun., May 31-Aug. 4. Tickets $55-$72, dinner included. Call 914-592-2222.

"Half and Half," by James Sherman, a look at the ever-changing roles of husband and wives, presented by Penguin Rep, Barn Theatre, 7 Crickettown Road, Stony Point, 8 p.m. Thurs.-Sat., 4 p.m. Sat., 2 p.m. Sun., through June 10. Tickets $30. Call 786-2873.

"Jeff McBride — Magic at the Edge," insider look at the world of magic, Center for Performing Arts, 661 Route 308, Rhinebeck, 8 p.m. May 25-26, 3 p.m. May 27. Tickets $22, $20 students and senior citizens. Call 876-3080.

"Jekyll & Hyde," musical based on Robert Louis Stevenson's novel about good and evil, County Players, 2681 W. Main St., Wappingers Falls, 8 p.m. May 25-26. Tickets $18, $15 senior citizens and age 12 and younger. Call 298-1491.

"Rumors," Neil Simon's fast-paced comedy presented by Sullivan County Dramatic Workshop, Rivoli Theatre, 437 Route 42, South Fallsburg, 8 p.m. May 25-26, 2 p.m. May 27. Tickets $15, $12 senior citizens and students. Call 434-7232.

"Take Me Out," by Richard Greenberg, in which a star baseball player reveals his sexual orientation, Elmwood Playhouse, 10 Park St., Nyack, 8 p.m. Fri.-Sat., through June 16; also 2 p.m. May 27, June 3; 8 p.m. June 14. Tickets $18, $15 senior citizens and students. Call 353-1313.

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Colony Café. A poetry reading by resident poets from Northeast Center for Special Care and Nancy Sue Smith, 7 p.m. May 28, 22 Rock City Road, Woodstock. Admission $4. Call 679-5342.

Deep Listening Institute. "Live Letters Aloud," poetry reading and performance by Mikhail Horowitz and Ione featuring Janine Pommy Vega, 7 p.m. May 25, Alternative Books, North Front Street, Kingston. Admission $10, $8 students and senior citizens. Call 338-5984.

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Catskill Artists Gallery. A small-works exhibition for Liberty's Bicentennial Celebration, May 26-July 1, 38 South St., Liberty. Opening reception 4-8 p.m. May 26. Hours 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Fri.-Sat., noon-5 p.m. Sun. Call 292-0310.

Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center. "Utopian Mirage: Social Metaphors in Contemporary Photography and Film," May 25-July 29, Vassar College, 124 Raymond Ave., Poughkeepsie. Hours 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tues.-Sat., 1-5 p.m. Sun. Call 437-5632.

Gallery at the Blue Victorian. "Finding Cats," photographs and sculpture by Eric Baylin, and "Dogs, Dogs, Dogs," new works by W. Gregory Brooks, May 26-July 1, 4874 Main St., Jeffersonville. Opening reception 6-9 p.m. May 26. Hours 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sun. Call 482-5544.

John Davis Gallery. Paintings by Renee Iacone and Trudy Solin, May 24-June 17, 362½ Warren St., Hudson. Hours 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Thurs.-Mon. Call 518-828-5907.

Kleinert/James Arts Center. "Americans Who Tell the Truth," famous American portraits by Robert Shetterely, May 26-June 24, 34 Tinker St., Woodstock. Opening reception 5-8 p.m. May 26. Hours noon-5 p.m. Fri.-Sun. and by appointment. Call 679-2079.

Mohonk Arts Gallery. "Some Body — Contemporary Views of the Human Form," depictions of the human body by members of the Arts Society of Kingston, May 26-July 1, 186 Mohonk Road, High Falls. Opening reception 4-7 p.m. May 26. Hours noon-5 p.m. Fri.-Sun. Call 687-7490.

Outsider's Studio. "People, Places and Things," featuring work by Terry Boddie, Andrea Brown, Clair Coleman and others, May 26-June 24, 41B Main St., Livingston Manor. Opening reception 5-7 p.m. May 26. Hours 11:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Sat., noon-3 p.m. Sun. Call 665-1056.

SUNY Orange. "Views of Greenwood Lake," a three-woman painting show, and "The 2007 Middletown Art Group Spring Exhibition," through June 23, Orange Hall Galleries, corner of Wawayanda and Grandview avenues, Middletown. Opening reception 1:30-4 p.m. June 2. Hours 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Mon.-Thurs., 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Fri. Call 341-4891.

Albert Shahinian Fine Art. "Explorations," paintings, pastels and shrines by Saul Lambert, and "Regional Landscapes," through June 30, 198 Main St., Poughkeepsie. Hours noon-6 p.m. Thurs.-Sat. Call 454-0522.

Alliance Gallery. Photographs by Gino Garlanda, through June 1, 37 Main St., Narrowsburg. Also: "Pencil to Public," public sculpture exhibition, through June 29. Hours 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tues.-Sat. Call 252-7576.

Artery. Watercolors by Earl Hoyt and Acrylics by Al Bialos, through June 4, 210 Broad St., Milford, Pa. Hours 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Mon., 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Thurs.-Sun. Call 570-409-1234.

Arts Upstairs. "Music & Art Show," eclectic mix of work in different media by more than 50 artists, through June 10, 60 Main St., Phoenicia. Hours 3-6 p.m. Fri., 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sat., 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sun. Call 688-2142.

Bard College. "From Rest to Rest" examines information vs. expression. Also: "Novel Readings," works in association with novels. Also: "Repeat Performances," a photographic installation and commissioned performance. Also: "Mirror Mirror on the Wall: Intersubjectivity in Parallax," five friends inquire on themselves. Also: "Come On Pilgrim: A 110-mile Exhibition," experiential art practice. All through May 27, CCS Bard Gallery, Annandale. Hours 1-5 p.m. Wed.-Sun. Call 758-7598.

Beacon Artist Union. "Bau29," new photography and mixed media by Christopher Staples, through June 3, 161 Main St., Beacon. Hours noon-6 p.m. Sat.-Sun. and by appointment. Call 440-7584.

Beginner's Mind Gallery. "Genesis," photographic-encaustic series by Lee Anne Morgan, through June 30, 401 Main St., Catskill. Hours noon-5 p.m. Fri.-Sun. Call 518-943-9100.

Cabaret Voltaire Art Center. "Bestial Beings," early and recent sculptures, paintings and quilts by Jan Harrison, through June 24, 358 Main St., Poughkeepsie. Hours noon-6 p.m., Fri.-Sun., Wed.-Thurs by appointment. Call 473-7800.

Catskill Center's ERPF Gallery. 10th annual Platte Clove Artists-in-Residence exhibition, through July 21, Route 28, Arkville. Hours 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Fri., noon-4 p.m. Sat. Call 586-2611.

Center for Photography at Woodstock. "Death Bizarre," curated by Colette Copeland. Also: "A Sense of Departure," works by Susana Reisman. Both exhibits through May 28, 59 Tinker St., Woodstock. Hours noon-5 p.m. Wed.-Sun. Call 679-9957 or visit

Dia:Beacon Riggio Galleries. "Homage to [a] Life: Paintings 1990-2004," work by Agnes Martin, through Nov. 26, Beekman St., Beacon. Hours 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Thurs.-Mon. Call 400-0100.

Donskoj Gallery. "Moon Time," exhibit of ceramics and drawings by Kim Alderman, through May 26, 93 Broadway, Kingston. Hours Thurs.-Sat. and by appointment. Call 338-8473.

Ellenville Public Library & Museum. Landscape oil paintings by William Winters Jr., through May 31, 40 Center St., Ellenville. Hours 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Mon.-Thurs., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Fri., 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sat. Call 647-5530.

Ellenville Regional Hospital. "Shawangunk Saunter," photographs by Deborah Medenbach, through June 30, Route 209 Ellenville. Hours 8 a.m.-8 p.m. daily. Call 647-6400.

Executive Suite Gallery. Watercolor and acrylic paintings by James Amore, through July 5, 255 Main St., Goshen. Hours 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Fri. Call 291-2136.

Friends of Historic Kingston Museum Gallery. "Mom and Pop Stores: Kingston, New York," collection of vintage photographs by Santino Rovereto, through Oct. 28, Wall and Main Streets, Kingston. Hours 1-4 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Call 339-0720.

Gallery at Orange County School of Dance. "Music & Movement No. 6," collection of oils, pastels, watercolors and sculptures, through June 23, 16 Lake St., Monroe. Hours 6:30-7:30 p.m. Thurs., 7-8:30 p.m. Fri., 2:30-4:30 p.m. Sat., by appointment Sun. Call 782-2482.

Greene County Council on the Arts. "About Face — Artists Not Afraid of U-turns," artists who have made radical changes, through June 16, 398 Main St., Catskill. Also: "Fallen Angels," drawings by Phillip Chan, through June 16. Hours 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sat. Call 518-943-3400.

Hudson Valley Showcase. Paintings and photographs by Hudson Valley artists, ongoing, 280 Broadway, Newburgh. Hours 10:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Sun.-Thurs., 10:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Fri.-Sat. Call 561-2270.

Liberty Museum and Arts Center. "Future Alumni," works by students of Liberty High School, through June 2, 46 S. Main St., Liberty. Hours noon-4 p.m. Wed.-Sat., Call 292-2394.

Livingroom. "Dopamine," paintings by Jeff Solfrain and Richard Wade, through June 17, 45 N. Front St., Kingston. Hours noon-9 p.m. Fri.-Sat. and by appointment. Call 338-8353.

Locust Grove. "Hudson Valley Visions," hand-colored photographs by Claudia Gorman, through June 10, Samuel Morse Historic Site, Transverse Gallery, 2683 South Road, Poughkeepsie. Hours 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. Call 454-4500, ext. 17.

Millbrook Winery. Recent works by landscape painter Linda Puiatti and abstract artist Joanne Klein, through June 24, 26 Wing Road, Millbrook. Hours noon-5 p.m. daily through Memorial Day and 11 a.m.-6 p.m. after. Call 677-8383.

Montgomery Row Second Level. "The Creative Experience," 40 works by Rhinebeck High School and Bulkeley Middle School art students, through June 10, 6423 Montgomery St., Rhinebeck. Hours 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Mon., Wed., Fri.; 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Tues., Thurs.; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Call 876-6670.

Mountaintop Gallery. Greene County Arts & Crafts Guild Spring Exhibit and Sale, through June 10, 5348 Main St., Windham. Hours 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. Call 518-734-3104.

Muddy Cup. "Models on Main Street," photographs of models interpreted by Beacon photographers, through June 3, 129 Main St., Beacon. Hours 7 a.m.-11 p.m. daily. Call 838-0138.

Noble Coffee Roasters Cafe. "The Wallkill Valley and Beyond," photographs by Joe Di Bello, through May 31, Route 207 and Stony Ford Road, Campbell Hall. Hours 6:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Mon.-Thurs., 6:30 a.m.-10:30 p.m. Fri., 8 a.m.-10:30 p.m. Sat. Call 294-8090.

Paramount Center for the Arts. "The Art of Persuasion," prints organized by the New York Society of Etchers, through June 30, 1008 Brown St., Peekskill. Hours noon-3 p.m. Mon., noon-4 p.m. Tues.-Fri., 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sat. Call 914-739-2333.

River Valley Artist's Guild. "Part II: River Valley Guild Seven," multimedia show featuring work by seven guild members, through June 22, 156 Pike St., Port Jervis. Hours 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Wed., 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Thurs., by appointment Fri. Call 856-7700.

RiverWinds Gallery. "Contemplative Landscapes," oils by E. Virginia Donovan, through June 4, 172 Main St., Beacon. Hours noon-6 p.m. Wed.-Mon. Call 838-2880.

Storm King Art Center. Exhibit of sculpture by Louise Bourgeois, through Nov. 15, Old Pleasant Hill Road, Mountainville. Hours 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Wed.-Sun. Call 534-3115.

Unframed Artists Gallery. "Make Love, Not War!," works by 17 artists, through May 27, 173 Huguenot St., New Paltz. Hours 1-5 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Call 255-5482.

Unison Arts & Learning Center. Photographs by Michael Gold, through May 28, 68 Mountain Rest Road, New Paltz. Hours 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Mon., Wed. and Thurs.; Sun. by appointment. Call 255-1559.

Van Brunt Gallery. Recent works by Grace Knowlton, Stephen Spaccarelli and John Allen, through June 4, 460 Main St., Beacon. Hours 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Thurs.-Mon. Call 838-2995.

VARGA Gallery of Woodstock. "My Heart Belongs to Dada," paintings, sculptures, collage and more, through May 31, 130 Tinker St., Woodstock. Hours noon-5 p.m. Thurs.-Sun. Call 679-4005.

Wallkill River Art Gallery. "Plein Air Pleasures," plein air paintings by Mary Mugele Sealfon, through May 28, 357 Old Forge Hill, New Windsor. Hours 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sat. Call 744-4237.

Wild Wood Gallery. Work by three photographers, Bill Binzen, Craig Robins and Jan Halle, through June 3, 442 Main St., Beacon. Hours noon-6 p.m. Fri.-Sun. Call 831-0333.

Woodstock Artists Association. "American Scenes: Images of Leisure and Entertainment," early 20th-century art, through June 3, 28 Tinker St., Woodstock. Hours noon-6 p.m. Fri.-Sat., noon-5 p.m. Sun.-Mon., Thurs. Call 679-2940.

Woodstock School of Art. The annual regional exhibition of art in all 2-D media, through June 2, 2470 Route 212, Woodstock. Hours 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Sat. Call 679-2388.

Works of Art Gallery. Photography by local resident Erin McAteer, through May 29, 79 Waterstone Road, Greenwood Lake. Hours 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon., Fri.; 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Tues.-Thurs.; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sat.; 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sun. Call 477-8377.

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AIR Studio Gallery. Artists are wanted to help populate the walls of the large Nina Silverman Physical Therapy Center in Kingston on July 7. Call 331-2662 or e-mail

Barryville Area Arts Association. "Art With A View: Selected Works by Area Artists," an art opening, 2-4 p.m. May 27, 19 Silverfish Road, Barryville. Call 557-8562.

Delaware Valley Arts Alliance. Submissions wanted for 2007 DIGit Media Arts Exposition to take place Sept. 14-16. Must be 30 minutes or less and due by July 20. Cost $10. Also: The "Visions of Narrowsburg" competition will be part of this year's event and must be shot during the weekend. Due Sept. 16. Visit or call 252-7576.

Marlborough Agricultural Alliance. A "Paint-Out" event for all Hudson Valley plein air painters at various farms across "the heart of the Hudson Valley," Marlborough. Registration and painting is through October, and work will be exhibited Nov. 3. For registration and more, call 616-7824 or visit

Warwick Art League. All artists are invited to attend meetings to paint, draw and more, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Tues., Greenwood Lake Public Library, 79 Waterstone Road, Greenwood Lake. Call 477-8093.

Woodstock School of Art. Tours of the Woodstock Sculpture park, 1-4 p.m. May 26, 2470 Route 212, Woodstock. Call 679-2388.

Woodstock Fine Art Auction. Consignments are now being accepted for a benefit auction on Sept. 2, 28 Tinker St., Woodstock. Hours noon-5 p.m. Thurs.-Mon. Call 679-2198, ext. 103.

CENTERstage Productions. Open auditions for Kander and Ebb's "Cabaret," 7 p.m. June 4-5, 7, Center for Performing Arts, Route 308, Rhinebeck. Call 876-3080.

Forestburgh Playhouse. College or high school students needed for summer productions of "Oklahoma!," "Funny Girl and "Footloose," 10 a.m.-noon June 2, 39 Forestburgh Road, Forestburgh. Call 794-2005 or visit

Tri-State Actors Theater. Students aged 13-17 needed to audition for "Stuart Little," 1-5 p.m. June 9, 16 and 31, 74 Main St., Sussex, N.J. Performances July 9-Aug. 11. Call 973-875-2950.

Neversink Valley Area Museum. To celebrate its 40th anniversary, the museum is asking for short films less than 19 minutes without synchronized sound for a film festival on Sept. 29 called "Show Us Your Shorts (But Do It Silently)." Call 754-8870 or visit

Dutchess Community College. Summer Piano Institute, presented by DCC Music School for age 5 through adult, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. July 2-6, 53 Pendell St., Poughkeepsie. Cost $295. Also: The Summer Performing Arts Institute for ages 8-17, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. July 9-20, July 23-Aug. 3, Aug. 6-17. Cost $460. Preregistration required. Call 431-8904.

Grace Episcopal Church. The choir invites all singers, especially men, to join the group. Rehearsals are 7:15 and 8:45 p.m. Wed., 58 North St., Middletown. Call 726-4324.

Boscobel Restoration. "Birds and Breakfast," celebration of birds in nature, 8-9:30 p.m. May 26, 1601 Route 9D, Garrison. Cost $10. Call 265-3638, ext. 115.

Catskill Animal Sanctuary. Weekend tours with up-close encounters with various animals, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sat.-Sun., 316 Old Stage Road, Saugerties. Cost $5. Call 336-8447.

Historic Huguenot Street. Guided tours of the graveyard at the reconstructed 1717 French Church, DuBois Fort, Huguenot Street, New Paltz, 11 a.m.-noon May 26 and July 14 and 1-2 p.m. Aug. 12. Cost $3. Call 255-1660.

Howland Cultural Center. "Developing Your Creativity: A Yoga-Art Retreat," a one-day event, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. June 2, 477 Main St., Beacon. Cost $95. Call 401-8798 to register.

WJFF Radio Catskill. The 20th annual auction and bazaar with antiques, furniture, toys and more, 12:30 p.m. May 27, Firehouse Hall, Main Street, Jeffersonville. Admission $1. Call 482-4141.

Woodstock Arts Day. Open galleries, free theatrical and music performances, art sales, historical walking tours and more all across Woodstock all day May 26. For complete listing, visit

Yard-Sale-O-Rama. The fourth annual two day yard sale across Liberty May 26-27. For map of locations visit or call 292-8202.

Bard College. Tickets now on sale for 2007 Bard Summerscape taking place July 5-Aug. 19, Annandale. Cost $7.50 and up. Call 758-7900.

NACL Theatre. Applications and proposals now being accepted for the NACL Performer Training Retreat and NACL Catskill Festival of New Theater. Visit or call 557-0694.

Sullivan County Dramatic Workshop. Tickets for the 2007 season available now. Performances begin this weekend at the Rivoli Theatre in South Fallsburg. Cost $75, $60 senior citizens and students. Send check and self-addressed stamped envelope to SCDW, P.O. Box 353, Monticello 12701. Call 434-7232.

Clearwater Music Festival. Volunteers wanted for the annual music and environment festival June 16-17, Croton Point Park, Croton-on-Hudson. Applications must be received by May 30. Call 454-7673 or visit

Acting Out Playhouse. Mixed musical theater for grades 4-5 is from 4:30-5:30 p.m. Fri., and a scene study class for grades 4-8 is from 2:30-3:30 p.m. Sat., 6 High St., Warwick. Call 986-2629 for cost and reservations.

AIR Studio Gallery. Draw, paint, cut-and-paste classes for kids as well as art parties and therapeutic art recreation, by appointment, 71 O'Neil St., Kingston. Cost $10. Call 331-2662.

American Readers Theatre. "On-Camera Film Acting Sessions," 10:30-11:30 a.m. Sat. for ages 10-16 and noon-1 p.m. Sat. for adults, Biondo Building, 221 Broad St., Milford, Pa. Call 570-686-4064.

Art Studio. Drawing, painting, printmaking, sculpture classes and more for all ages, ongoing, 510 Route 32, Highland Mills. Call 928-8823.

Beaded Phoenix. A basic bead stringing workshop with Rosanne Andreas, 7-9 p.m. May 31, Baby Grand Books, 7 West St., Warwick. Preregistration required. Call 987-6883.

"Co-Writing Songs." Songwriter Greg Trafidlo gives a songwriting workshop, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. May 26, 69 Poplar Ave., Pine Plains. Donation $10. Call 518-598-8276 to register.

Downing Film Center. Basics in Screenwriting Workshop by local filmmaker Enid Zentelis, 6-9 p.m. Mon., June 4-July 16, 19 Front St., Newburgh. Cost $350. Also: A two-day directing workshop, must have access to own video camera, begins 9 a.m.-noon June 30. Cost $200. Call 866-433-1625 to preregister for either.

Grey Towers National Historic Site. A series of children's art programs for tree painting, floral note cards and flower painting, 10 a.m.-noon May 26 and June 9, 4-6 p.m. June 6, 151 Grey Towers Drive, Milford, Pa. Call 570-476-4460 for cost and registration.

Hudson Valley Gallery. Painting and drawing classes with Paul Gould, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Tues.-Wed., 9 a.m.-noon Sat., 246 Hudson St., Cornwall-on-Hudson. Cost $128 for four classes. Call 534-5278 or visit

Lattimore Studio of Fine Art. Traditional drawing and painting classes, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sat.; portrait painting and drawing classes, 1:30-4:30 p.m. Sat., 2 Mill St., Cornwall. Cost $120 for four classes. All levels welcome. Call 914-819-8856.

NACL Theatre. A teen workshop production of "Romeo and Juliet" will be the culmination of a weeklong intensive process for ages 12-18, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Aug. 6-10, 110 Highland Lake Road, Highland Lake. Cost is $325, and registration is now open. Call 557-0694.

Newburgh Jewish Community Center. Work independently in your choice of medium or be guided with instructional help in pencil, charcoal, pastel, acrylic or oil paint, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Wed., 68 Stewart Ave., Newburgh. Cost $12 per session. Call 561-6602.

New Windsor Recreation Department. Line dancing for senior citizens, 12:30-1 p.m. Wed., 244 Union Ave., New Windsor. Also: Art classes for senior citizens, beginners 1-4 p.m. and advanced 9 a.m.-noon Fri. Free. Call 565-7750.

Old Stone House. Drawing, painting, crafts and more for children, 3:30-5 p.m. May 31 and June 7 and 21; 10:30 a.m.-noon June 2 and 16 and July 7, Hasbrouck Road and Benton Hollow Road, Woodbourne. Cost $10 each, $50 for six. Call 436-7720.

Orange County School of Dance. Drawing, printmaking, sculpture and more for all ages taught by Maryann Maffei, ongoing, 16 Lake St., Monroe. Call 782-2482.

Pike County Arts and Crafts. "Stained Glass and Mosaics" with Chris Aidala, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Sat., Borough Hall, 109 W. Catharine St., Milford, Pa. Cost $15. Call 570-296-2338. Also: Watercolors, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Fri., and life drawings by Jane Koeck on Tues. Cost $20. Call 973-948-6223.

Stone Ridge Library. Knitting group welcomes new members, 10 a.m.-noon Sat. Call 687-7023 or visit

Unison Arts & Learning Center. Life drawing sessions, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Tues. and Thurs. through June, 68 Mountain Rest Road, New Paltz. Cost $11 per class, $38 for four classes. Also: African drum classes, 7:30-8:30 p.m. Wed. through June. Cost $15 per class, $55 for four. Also: Euro Dance with Helvi and Richard Impola, Thurs. through June 21. Cost $8 couples. Call 255-1559.

VARGA Gallery & Studio. Custom framing for artists with Aurora A, 6 p.m. Tues.-Wed., 130 Tinker St., Woodstock. Cost $20 each. Call 679-6821.

Western Sullivan Public Library. Introduction to Irish Gaelic classes by Jack Hardy, 6-8 p.m. Tues., 40 Lower Main St., Callicoon. Free. Call 887-4432.

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