Calendar

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center: Big Apple Circus in HD: Metamorphosis. $12. 6 p.m. 14 Castle Street, Great Barrington, MA. (413) 528-0100; www.mahaiwe.org.
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.    
Lyall Memorial Federated Church, Millbrook: Millbrook Early Childhood Education Center (MECEC) Winter Concert. 10:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m. 30 Maple Avenue. (845) 677-3536; www.lyallmemorial.org.
Lyall Memorial Federated Church, Millbrook: Millbrook Early Childhood Education Center (MECEC) Winter Concert. 10:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m. 30 Maple Avenue. (845) 677-3536; www.lyallmemorial.org.
Lyall Memorial Federated Church, Millbrook: Millbrook Early Childhood Education Center (MECEC) Winter Concert. 10:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m. 30 Maple Avenue. (845) 677-3536; www.lyallmemorial.org.

Wednesday, December 24, 2014

Ralph T. Waterman Bird Club: Field trip: Franklin D. Roosevelt National Historic Site. Meet at the new visitor center, Route 9, Hyde Park. 9 a.m.

Saturday, December 27, 2014

Center for Performing Arts, Rhinebeck: Guitarist and composer David Temple presents Sambas in a Season of Joy: the composer’s original work plus pieces from Brazil, Argentina, Cuba, Spain, and France—more than four centuries of great music. Saturday, December 27: 8 p.m.; Sunday, December 28: 3 p.m. $20. 661 Route 308. (845) 876-3080.
La Puerta Azul: Live music with Lick the Toad. 8:30 p.m.–11:00 p.m. 2510 U.S. Route 44, Salt Point. (845) 677-2985; www.lapuertaazul.com.
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center: A Holiday Celebration with John Pizzarelli and Jane Monheit. $25–$80; premium seating, $100, includes post-show reception with the artists. 8 p.m. 14 Castle Street, Great Barrington, MA. (413) 528-0100; www.mahaiwe.org.
Ralph T. Waterman Bird Club: Ulster/Dutchess Christmas Bird Count. Contact Mark DeDea: (845) 339-1277 or forsythnature@aol.com for assignment; be prepared to spend the day in the field. Get-together in Kingston afterward for compilation of results. watermanbirdclub.org/records-2/Christmas-bird-club.    
Columbia County Council of the Arts Gallery: “Small Works” Holiday Show. All mediums, from oil to sculpture. Through January 10. 209 Warren Street, Hudson. 
David M. Hunt Library: 12X12 2014, year-end flash art exhibit. All works are 12" X 12" and cost $100 each. Sales partially benefit the library. Through January 3. 63 Main Street, Falls Village/Canaan, CT. (860) 824-7424.

Sunday, December 28, 2014

Church of St. John in the Wilderness: Winds in the Wilderness concert featuring flute, oboe, harpsichord and viola da gamba. Music by Quantz, Dankner, Marais, Simonetti, and Still. 3 p.m. 261 Route 344 (off Route 22), Copake Falls. (518) 329-3674.    

Wednesday, December 31, 2014

Helsinki Hudson: Lee Fields & The Expressions, old-school soul and R&B dance party. 21 and over. 9 p.m.; doors open 6 p.m. $45; reserved club seating, $55. 405 Columbia Street, Hudson. (518) 828-4800.    
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center: Berkshire Bach Society presents Bach at New Years: "A Blast of Brass." Music by Bach, Haydn, Mozart. $40–$85. 6 p.m. 14 Castle Street, Great Barrington, MA. (413) 528-0100; www.mahaiwe.org.    
Millbrook: New Year’s Eve in Millbrook. 4 p.m.–8:15 p.m. Music, theater, magic and more. Hosted by the Millbrook Rotary with local business sponsorship and support from benefactors. Full schedule at www.millbrookrotary.org.
Ralph T. Waterman Bird Club: Field trip: Norrie Point. Meet at museum parking lot in Staatsburg. 9 a.m.

Thursday, January 1, 2015

Ralph T. Waterman Bird Club: Pawling (Hidden Valley) Christmas bird count. Begins at dawn or earlier on New Year’s Day. E-mail Carena Pooth, compiler: carena@prodigy.net. Information: watermanbirdclub.org/records-2/Christmas-bird-club.
Ralph T. Waterman Bird Club: Pawling (Hidden Valley) Christmas bird count. Begins at dawn or earlier on New Year’s Day. E-mail Carena Pooth, compiler: carena@prodigy.net. Information: watermanbirdclub.org/records-2/Christmas-bird-club.
Ralph T. Waterman Bird Club: Pawling (Hidden Valley) Christmas bird count. Begins at dawn or earlier on New Year’s Day. E-mail Carena Pooth, compiler: carena@prodigy.net. Information: watermanbirdclub.org/records-2/Christmas-bird-club.