WHAT'S HAPPENING: March 9, 2012
Big Time Rush comes to Bethel
WHAT: Big Time Rush
WHEN: Tickets on sale Sunday at 10 a.m.; concert Aug. 7 at 7 p.m.
WHERE: Bethel Woods Center for the Arts, 200 Hurd Rd., Bethel
DETAILS: Big Time Rush’s Big Time Summer Tour will stop at Bethel to perform songs of their latest album Elevate. They will be joined by special guest Cody Simpson.
HOW MUCH: $26.50-$81.50
CALL: (800) 745-3000
Learn about organic gardening
WHAT: Simple Organic Gardening Continued...
WHEN: March 17 from 10 a.m. to noon
WHERE: The Wagon House Education Center, Olana State Historic Site, 5720 Route 9G, Hudson
DETAILS: The Olana Partnership will offer a workshop on the proper care and maintenance of an organic garden.
HOW MUCH: $5
CALL: (518) 828-1872, ext. 109
Writing workshop for seniors
WHAT: Seniors’ Writing Workshop
WHEN: Every other Thursday from March 15 to June 21 from noon to 2 p.m.
WHERE: Community Center, Rock City Road, Woodstock Continued...
DETAILS: The Senior Recreation Program invites writers of all genres and levels of expertise to a writing workshop. Anyone age 55 and older may join the group.
HOW MUCH: Free
CALL: (845) 679-2880
Learn to deal with tweens, teens
WHAT: “Tweens and Teens”
WHEN: March 16 at 7 p.m.
WHERE: Mountain Laurel Waldorf School, 16 South Chestnut St., New Paltz
DETAILS: This presentation is intended to help parents and educators deal with the issues affecting today’s tweens and teens. Topics to be explored include addiction, peer pressure, coming of age and more.
HOW MUCH: $10
Festival of Dance in Kingston Continued...
WHAT: Festival of Dance
WHEN: March 24 at 8 p.m.
WHERE: UPAC, 601 Broadway, Kingston
DETAILS: Ulster Ballet Company presents Festival of Dance, a one-night performance featuring a variety of dances by the likes of the Ellen Sinopoli Dance Company, RFX Swing, Ballroom Dancing for Tough Guys, Solas An Lae, the Vassar Repertory Theater and more.
HOW MUCH: Adults $19, students/seniors $15
CALL: (845) 339-6088
Play cards for a cause in Athens
WHAT: Texas Hold ‘Em Tournament
WHEN: March 31 at 5 p.m.; registration at 4:30 p.m.
WHERE: West Athens Firehouse No. 2, Leeds-Athens Road, Athens
DETAILS: Proceeds from the tournament will benefit the 2012 Green County Volunteer Fireman’s Association convention. Initial buy-in entitles the bearer to 5000 chips and food.
HOW MUCH: $60 for initial buy-in, $20 for an extra 5000 chips.
CALL: (518) 322-6995
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