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Jun
2
Sat
“Sisters: Portraits of Emma and Beth Gilpin” art show Photography by Rubi Rose
Jun 2 – Jun 29 all-day

Public viewing now through June 29 in The Lace Mill’s West Gallery.

Gallery hours: Wednesday and Saturdays 1-4p or email the artist for a special visit RubiRosePhotography@gmail.com

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Jun
25
Mon
First-time Homebuyer Class Part 2
Jun 25 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The Kirkland, 2 Main Street, Kingston NY 12401

This second of two class meetings includes a segment on legal issues around home purchasing and ownership, realtor relationships, Home Energy assessments for your home and funding available through NYSERDA to implement energy efficiency upgrades, and The Big Day: preparing for closing.
This three-hour session places you on the path to homeownership and is required if you are seeking grant assistance through RUPCO and certain banks.
Cost is $99 for the two-part series.
These classes are sponsored in part by RUPCO, NeighborWorks America and local banks.
Food and refreshments will be served.

Please RSVP to Daniela (845) 331-9860 ext. 220 or sign up online at rupco.neighborworkscompass.org/trainingcenter

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Jul
7
Sat
A Mid Summer Night’s Dream Art Exhibit
Jul 7 – Jul 28 all-day

First Saturday at The Lace Mill Arts presents A Mid-Summer Night’s Art Show, curated by James Martin, with an opening reception on July 7 from 5-9pm. The show runs through July 28 in The Lace Mill West, East, and Main galleries. No one named Pip, no fairies, nothing Shakespearean, just a group of 21 artists (Lace Mill artists and invited artist-friends) including Daniel Cardenas, Cheryl Chrispell, Chelsea Culpepper, Faya DeNitto, Ron DeNitto, Chris Gonyea, Lanette Kristin Hughes, Aaron Lockhart, James Martin, Star Nigra, Felix Olivieri, Katie Olson, Naoko Oshima, Kazuma Oshita, Autumn Pond, Rubi Rose, Susan Silverman, Charles Steele, Pablo Shine, Charlotte Tusch, and Fred Woller.
Excellent gourmet food and drink for all guests prepared by culinary expert Joseph Fitzgerald and Japanese cuisine by chef Youko Yamamoto. Stop in for great art, great music, and great food!
Donations accepted at the door to cover show and artist travel expenses.
Parking on South Manor Avenue and Prospect Street.

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Bon-Odori Dance Festival for Peace Fundraiser
Jul 7 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Opening reception for Mini Bon-Photo Exhibition and a fundraiser for Bon-Odori Dance Festival held at The Lace Mill’s Main Gallery back studio, 165 Cornell St, Kingston N.Y.
Contact phone: (845) 750 -1947
It is the day of “Tanabata Star Festival” in Japan. Come join us to support the fundraiser and decorate the bamboo tree and make a wish for the successful festival. Kakigohri (Japanese shaved ice), beer, and sake will be served. Celebrate a great cultural experience.
Any earth-conscious vendors and sponsors are all invited!
Ask for your registration form by e-mailing Youko at gomenkudasainy@gmail.com.
facebook: BonOdoriKingston
www.BonOdori.org
Deadline for registration: Friday, July 13th, 2018
Interested in volunteering?
Contact Sakura or Youko at (845) 255-8811

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Jul
12
Thu
Healthcare is a Human Right Alternative Wellness Clinic
Jul 12 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Healthcare is a Human Right provides free/low-cost alternative modalities from A to Z at its Kingston Clinic held at The Lace Mill, 165 Cornell Street, second Thursdays monthly from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. On-street parking along South Manor Avenue and Prospect Street. Walk-ins are welcome. For appointments or further information, contact Reenie Gordon at 845-481-3186.

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Jul
18
Wed
First-time Homebuyer Informational Session
Jul 18 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

The Kirkland Building
2 Main Street
Kingston, NY 12401

Ready to buy your first home but don’t know where to start?

Attend a First-time Homebuyer Informational Session to find out about the RUPCO Homebuyer Program and begin your path to homeownership.

Call Daniela at 845-331-9860 or email dfnostrand@rupco.org to register today!

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First-time Homebuyer Orientation: Getting Started @ The Kirkland
Jul 18 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

This no cost orientation class is a primer to the RUPCO HomeOwnership Program. This is an in-person, hour-long, voluntary information session that outlines the HomeOwnership Center’s programs and the path to homeownership. Please RSVP with Daniela (845) 331-9860 ext. 220 if you would like to attend this session. If you would like to skip this voluntary session and apply now, go to https://rupco.force.com/rupcocft to create your account.

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Aug
4
Sat
8th Annual Bon-Odori Festival for Peace @ Kingston Point Beach
Aug 4 @ 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm

“Japan’s Festival to the world” is a Japanese tradition to observe “Obon” from August 13th through 15th, the Buddhist ritual of remembering and reconnecting with ancestors and family. Around that time, community members throughout Japan get together to celebrate “Obon” by dancing for “Bon-Odori”. Stop in for a Bon-Odori Dance experience and great art and music at Kingston Point Beach under a mid summer night’s crescent moon on Saturday, August 4, 2017, 12 – 8 pm. This is the 8th Annual Bon-Odori Dance Festival For Peace to be held at Kingston Point Park for the second year.
Contact Youko or Kazuma Oshita: (845) 255-8811, gomenkudasainy@gmail.com
Any earth-conscious vendors and sponsors are all invited!
Ask for your registration form by e-mailing Youko at gomenkudasainy@gmail.com.
Interested in volunteering?
Contact Sakura or Youko at (845) 255-8811
facebook: BonOdoriKingston
www.BonOdori.org

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Aug
9
Thu
Healthcare is a Human Right Alternative Wellness Clinic
Aug 9 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Healthcare is a Human Right provides free/low-cost alternative modalities from A to Z at its Kingston Clinic held at The Lace Mill, 165 Cornell Street, second Thursdays monthly from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. On-street parking along South Manor Avenue and Prospect Street. Walk-ins are welcome. For appointments or further information, contact Reenie Gordon at 845-481-3186.

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Aug
15
Wed
First-time Homebuyer Class Part 1
Aug 15 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The Kirkland, 2 Main Street, Kingston NY 12401

This first class of two meetings includes an introduction to home purchasing, lender relationships, pre and post-closing rehabilitation to the home, and insurance.

This three-hour session places you on the path to homeownership and is required if you are seeking grant assistance through RUPCO and certain banks.

Cost is $99 for the two-part series.
These classes are sponsored in part by RUPCO, NeighborWorks America and local banks.
Food and refreshments will be served.

Please RSVP to Daniela (845) 331-9860 ext. 220 or sign up online at rupco.neighborworkscompass.org/trainingcenter

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UP NEXT

“Musica Poetica” Jazz Concert on June 16 at The Lace Mill
Resident-artist Michael Bisio and fellow musicians Ingrid Sertso, Karl Berger, and Alvaro Domene come together to present “Musica Poetica” at The Lace Mill, 165 Cornell St., on June 16, from 4pm-6pm »
The Gift of Home
Heather Free knows what it’s like to be homeless. Employed full-time in the Human Services industry, Heather worked closely with those needing supportive services. A »

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