Calendar

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies: Winter Forest Ecology: A Teacher Workshop. Lunch provided. Register by January 16. 8 a.m.–3 p.m. Plant Science Building. 2801 Route 44 (Sharon Turnpike), Millbrook. 845-677-7600.
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center: Encore: Metropolitan Opera Live in HD: Lehár’s The Merry Widow: Renée Fleming in a new production by Susan Stroman; Andrew Davis conducts. $25. 1 p.m. 14 Castle Street, Great Barrington, MA. www.mahaiwe.org.
Millbrook Free Library: Reptiles and Raptors Wildlife Show, with Bill Robinson's Wildlife Lecture program. Ages 2 and up. 6:30 p.m., Children’s room. Registration required. 3 Friendly Lane at Franklin Avenue, Millbrook. (845) 554-3541.
North East Community Center (NECC): CSA Community-Supported Agriculture) Fair and Potluck. Optional: bring a potluck dish. 5:30 p.m.–7:30 p.m. 51 South Center Street, Millerton. (518) 789-4259.
Ralph T. Waterman Bird Club: Bowdoin Park. Meet at upper parking level (off Sheafe Road, Town of Wappingers), 9 a.m.
Scoville Memorial Library: Mark Scarbrough presents a literary discussion of Eudora Welty's short stories. Program runs through March 11. 10 a.m.–12 p.m. 38 Main Street, Salisbury, CT. (860) 435-2838. Reading list at www.scovillelibrary.org.
Vassar College: Music Library display highlighting Modfest music activities and musicians. Daily. Skinner Hall of Music, first floor. 124 Raymond Avenue, Poughkeepsie. music.vassar.edu.    

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Vassar College: Opening: Teen Visions ’15: An Exhibition of Work from the Art Institute of Mill Street Loft. Through February 9. Main Building, College Center, Palmer Gallery. palmergallery.vassar.edu.
Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies: Scientific seminar: Ecology and Conservation of Bats in the Anthropocene. Winifred Frick, University of California Santa Cruz. 11 a.m. Auditorium. 2801 Route 44 (Sharon Turnpike), Millbrook. (845) 677-5343.
Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies: Scientific seminar: Ecology and Conservation of Bats in the Anthropocene. Winifred Frick, University of California Santa Cruz. 11 a.m. Auditorium. 2801 Route 44 (Sharon Turnpike), Millbrook. (845) 677-5343.

Friday, January 30, 2015

Center for Performing Arts, Rhinebeck: Sing for Their Supper: a benefit for the Red Hook and Rhinebeck food pantries. with local church choirs and instrumentalists. Through Sunday, February 1.  Friday, January 30, and Saturday, January 31: 8 p.m.; Sunday: 3 p.m. Free will offering. 661 Route 308. (845) 876-3080.
Vassar College: Exhibition: XL, Large-Scale Paintings from the Permanent Collection. Artist Joyce Kozloff gives the opening lecture. Reception follows. Taylor Hall, Room 102, and the Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center. 5:30 p.m. fllac.vassar.edu.    
Vassar College: Modfest concert: Vassar Jazz Combos, directed by James Osborn. 9 p.m. Main Building, College Center, Villard Room. music.vassar.edu.    

Saturday, January 31, 2015

Center for Performing Arts, Rhinebeck: Sing for Their Supper: a benefit for the Red Hook and Rhinebeck food pantries. with local church choirs and instrumentalists. Through Sunday, February 1.  Friday, January 30, and Saturday, January 31: 8 p.m.; Sunday: 3 p.m. Free will offering. 661 Route 308. (845) 876-3080.
Bard College: Live Arts Bard: Skin Horse Theater; work in progress. Post-performance discussion. 2 p.m. Free; reservations required. Luma Theater, Fisher Center. fishercenter.bard.edu.
Bardavon 1869 Opera House: Metropolitan Opera Live in HD: Offenbach’s Les contes d’Hoffmann. Yves Abel conducts. 1 p.m. Pre-opera lecture for ticketholders by Leslie Gerber, 12:30 p.m. $26/$19 children aged 12 and under. 35 Market Street, Poughkeepsie. (845) 473-2072.    
Bardavon 1869 Opera House: Five-time Grammy Award winner Robert Cray and his band. Myles Mancuso Band opens. 8 p.m. $65/$50. 35 Market Street, Poughkeepsie: (845) 473-2072.
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center: Metropolitan Opera Live in HD: Offenbach’s Les contes d’Hoffmann. Yves Abel conducts. 1 p.m. $25/$18 students under 13. Composer and librettist Scott Eyerly’s prebroadcast lecture, 11 a.m., $10. 14 Castle Street, Great Barrington, MA. www.mahaiwe.org.    
Millbrook Free Library: Fifty Wonders of Korea and Korea Today: Documentary film screening on Korean art and Korea’s industrial achievements, followed by a re-enactment of a Korean traditional wedding and a complimentary Korean traditional meal. 1 p.m.–3 p.m. 3 Friendly Lane at Franklin Avenue, Millbrook. (845) 554-3541.
Millbrook Free Library: Catskill Jazz Factory and the Millbrook Arts Group present New York City-based jazz group Walking Distance, plus Art Blast! closing reception. 5 p.m.–7 p.m. 3 Friendly Lane at Franklin Avenue, Millbrook. (845) 554-3541.