Calendar

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Millbrook Free Library: Job-ready session with a Dutchess One-Stop representative, coordinated by Meghan Heady-Amara. Free workshop on job-search skills from writing a resume to improving your interviewing. 2 p.m.–5 p.m. Appointments, library front desk. 3 Friendly Lane at Franklin Avenue, Millbrook. (845) 554-3541.
NorthEast-Millerton Library: Thanksgiving stories, songs and a special craft: make a Thanksgiving centerpiece for your table. 75 Main Street, Millerton. (518) 789-3340.          
Millbrook Village Firehouse: Gingerbread house making, Friday, December 12, 6:30 p.m.–8:30 p.m. Resident fee: $15; nonresident fee: $17. Call Recreation Office by November 25; $5 late fee if registered by December 2. Spaces limited; no registrations after December 2. 20 Front Street. (845) 677-8278.    

Friday, November 28, 2014

La Puerta Azul: Live music with Reality Check. 8:00 p.m.–10:30 p.m. 2510 U.S. Route 44, Salt Point. www.lapuertaazul.com.
Sinterklaas: Crowns & Branches workshop: kids make their crowns and branches to carry in the parades. 1 p.m.–4 p.m. Kingston Home Port & Education Center, Hudson River Maritime Museum. 50 Rondout Landing, Kingston. www.sinterklaashudsonvalley.com.    
Stissing House, Pine Plains: Cocktail reception and preview for Le Shopping weekend shopping event. 5 p.m.–8 p.m. $20 donation benefits Pine Plains Community Food Locker. 7801 South Main Street (corner of routes 199 and 82). (518) 398-8800.    

Saturday, November 29, 2014

Book Cove: Author event: author and photographer Bob Demchuk introduces his latest book, Before Tomorrow Comes to Kenya. 11 a.m. 22 Charles Colman Boulevard, Pawling. (845) 855-9590.
Center for Performing Arts, Rhinebeck: Saturday Morning Family Series: Magic and Beyond, featuring illusionist David Garrity. 11 a.m. Children, $7; adults and seniors, $9. 661 Route 308. (845) 876-3080.
Dover:  J. H. Ketcham Hose Company hosts the first annual Dover Christmas Tree Lighting. Cookies and hot chocolate, 6:30 p.m. Dover Station No. 1, Route 22.    
Kent: Holiday Champagne Stroll, sponsored by the Kent Chamber of Commerce. Friday, November 29, and Saturday, November 30, 4 p.m.–8 p.m. Thirty participating merchants. www.kentct.com.    
La Puerta Azul: Live music with Lick the Toad. 8:30 p.m.–11:00 p.m. 2510 U.S. Route 44, Salt Point. www.lapuertaazul.com.
Millerton: Millerton Fire Company’s annual Parade of Lights. Line up at 5:30 p.m., Arnoff Moving and Storage, Route 22. Parade begins 6 p.m. Fire company open house follows.
NorthEast-Millerton Library: David Engel’s Star Wars Jedi Academy. Imaginative action adventure. Sit-down stage show with magic follows. 10:30 a.m. –11:30 a.m. Pre-K through 5th grade. Registration required. 75 Main Street, Millerton. (518) 789-3340.    
Salisbury School: Annual Family Skating Party at the Salisbury School Flood Rink. Route 44. 1 p.m.–3 p.m. Children, $3; adults, $5 adults; benefits Habitat for Humanity. www.habitatnwct.org.
Sherman Chamber Ensemble: Jazzing Up the Classics Matinee Concert. 3 p.m. Sherman Congregational Church. 6 Church Road, Sherman, CT. 
Sinterklaas, Kingston: Crowns & Branches workshops: kids make their crowns and branches to carry in the parades. 11 a.m.–3 p.m. Kingston Home Port & Education Center, Hudson River Maritime Museum. 50 Rondout Landing. www.sinterklaashudsonvalley.com.
Sinterklaas, Kingston: Sinterklass sets sail from Spain (Kingston) to the Netherlands (Rhinebeck) after a day of celebration. Children’s Maritime Parade down Broadway to see Sinterklaas off, 4:15. Tree lighting at Ulster County Tourism and Kingston Heritage Area Visitors Center, 20 Broadway, 5:15. Full schedule: www.sinterklaashudsonvalley.com.    
Small Business Saturday: All-day shopping holiday held on the Saturday after Thanksgiving to encourage holiday shoppers to shop local. A number of Millbrook businesses participate.
Stissing House, Pine Plains: Le Shopping weekend shopping event. 11 a.m.–4 p.m. 7801 South Main Street (corner of routes 199 and 82). (518) 398-8800.      
Amenia Farmers’ Market: Winter Market indoors at the Amenia Town Hall: Saturdays, 10 a.m.–2 p.m. 4988 Route 22, Amenia. www.ameniafarmersmarket.com.