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noon. We will view and discuss the film The Last Station starring Helen Mirren and directed by Michael Hoffman. Discussion led by Mimi Raisel. Free and open to the public. B. Berkowitz. 942-7619.

Free Spirit Nature Camp Open House – 4-7pm. Learn more about the camp, take a tour of the farm, sample camp activities and meet camp staff. Bring the kids. Kezialain Farm, Westtown. Camp Direc- tor Kate Fox, 361-2267 or Kate@FreeSpiritNature

Orange County Celiac Support Group Meeting – 7-9pm. Our guest will be Anne Roland Lee, MSd, RD, LD, director of Nutritional Services at Schar. Schar is an Italian-based manufacturer of gluten-free foods since 1981. Mt. Alverno, in the Greenbriar Room, 20 Grand Street, Warwick.

Gasland documentary – 7:30pm. $10 suggested donation. Award-winning documentary about frack- ing. Q&A with guest speakers. Walk-ins welcome if space available. The Palisades Community Center, 675 Oak Tree Rd, Palisades. RSVP suggested at

The Yoga of Happiness: A Lecture by Harshada Wagner – 8:30pm. Our nature is truth, conscious- ness and bliss, but to get there, one has to do a little digging. The power of meditation and inner sadhana (practice) will not only make one feel good, but it can heal and radically transform one’s way of being. Preceded by Ashram meditation program beginning at 7:30pm (by donation). $15, members $12; included in overnight guest rate. Ananda Ashram, 13 Sapphire Road, Monroe. 782-5575.


Psychic Wellness Fair – 11am-5pm. Aura photog- raphy readings and free report. Experience infrared sauna, alkaline water, chakra healing, free mini Reiki, crystal infused BioMat & more. Lots of fun and free experiences. Receive messages and answers through Adam Deion, Crystal Channel, Bill the Wizard & 3 powerful readers. Crystal Connection Center, 116 Sullivan Street, Wurtsboro. 888-2547.

Grief and Loss – 1pm. Losing someone close to us is one of the most harrowing events we will ever face. Bruce Page, bereavement coordinator of Hospice and Palliative Care of Westchester, offers ways to help you cope. New City Library, 220 North Main Street, New City. Sally Pellegrini, 634-4997, ext. 139 or

Potluck focus on Men’s Health at Carole’s – 5pm. Hosted by the Orange County “Catch the Wave” team. Slate Hill. RSVP to Carole 364-6006.

SUNDAY, JUNE 12 MH-ADK’s 10th Annual PaddleFest – 9am-3pm.

Paddle a variety of kayaks. Free lessons for begin- ner and intermediate paddlers. Take a guided tour. Browse the used gear sale. Bring a picnic lunch or buy food there. Plum Point Beach Rt 9W, New Windsor. Russ Faller, 297-5126 or russoutdoors@

Flower Communion – 10:30am. Intergenerational service. Rev. Harry C. Green. Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Rockland, 130 Concklin Road, Po- mona. 354-1789.

Gay Pride Rockland Sunday – 11:30-5pm. Fam- ily friendly. Children’s carnival, balloons, featuring Soul Street Dance Company - a Hip Hop Dance crew with a twist. Performance followed by a dance workshop. Free. Riverspace Parking Lot, Nyack. 634-5729, ext. 307.

Meditation & Awakened Living Workshop with Harshada Wagner – 3-4:30pm. Harshada will lead students into a deep meditative experience of trans- formation and awakening, creating an atmosphere of togetherness in this inspired and joy-filled medita- tion session. Q&A and periods of guided meditation help each student find his or her own unique path into the heart. $15. Ananda Ashram, 13 Sapphire Road, Monroe.


Chiropractic Wellness Dinner – 6:30pm. Call to reserve your space. Caminez Chiropractic, 548 West Nyack Rd, West Nyack. 353-1543.

Dyslexia, ADHD and Learning Disabilities Semi- nar – 6:45-8:15pm. Learn what the following condi- tions have in common and what can be done about them: ADD/ADHD, auditory processing disorders, autism, dyslexia, dysphasia, eye movement/eye tracking difficulties, hypotenia, learning and reading disabilities, PDD, prematurity, sensory integration dysfunction, temporal processing disorder, spell- ing difficulties and more. RSVP requested. Family Vision and Learning Center, 12A N. Airmont Rd, Suite 5 Suffern. 369–3235 or VisionAndLearning@


The Center for Active and Retired Community Book Discussion Group – 10:30am-noon. Little Bee by Chris Cleave will be discussed. Free and open to the public. Haverstraw King’s Daughter’s Library in Garnerville. Contact B. Berkowitz to register. 942-7619.

Evening Bluebird Walk at Kennedy Dells – 6-8pm. Live Life with Purpose. Experience Nia Today!

A unique combination of dance, martial arts and healing arts.

For the health of your body, mind and soul.

For the Nia experience call Denise Campbell at 845-826-5809. First class is free.

Gagliardi Studio, 39 Hudson Ave., Nyack

Meet Tom Fuller at 6 p.m. at the gravel lot near the trails and ball fields. Wear long pants—there may be a chance to look inside nest boxes. 351-2893. Rockland Audubon 639-9216.

Healthy Eating Workshop – 7:30-9pm. See 6/1 listing for details.


Blue Horizons Holistic Network Luncheon – Noon-2pm. Network, enjoy lunch and hear a speaker. Program presenter Cathy Wilke, creator of The Yoga of Marketing, Attraction Marketing: How to Grow Your Business without Selling, or Convinc- ing. 2 Spear Street New American Restaurant, 2 Spear Street, Nyack. 353-7733.

Adoption Crossroads – 7:15-9:30pm. See 6/2 listing for details.


Conscious Movie Night featuring Dirt – 7-9pm. Welcome to a powerful movie and discussion hosted by The Center of Light. The documentary Dirt takes you inside the wonders of the soil, telling the story of earth’s most valuable and underappreciated source of fertility, from its miraculous beginning to its crip- pling degradation. Free. The Center of Light, at the Amity Church, 103 Newport Bridge Rd, Warwick. or 347-884-1709.


Men’s Circle: Honoring the Father Within Us – 12:30-4:30pm. Explore, celebrate and deepen your experience of what it means to be a provider, father and man. Will deal with life purpose, mission and work/life balance in the company of other aware men. Rare opportunity for men to slow down, breathe and contemplate what is most important. Facilitated by Tom Kelley - Founder Rockland Men’s Circle. Cost is $30 per man. Lift Wellness, Main Street, Nyack. Tom Kelley, 917-279-4112.

Driving Safety Course – 9am. The program offers participants a 10% insurance discount for three consecutive years on liability and collision and four point reduction from the driving record automati- cally. Woodbury Seniors’ Center/Library, Highland Mills off Route 32 (South or North). 928-8088.


Galeville Airport during Nesting Season – 7am. Meet Della & Alan Wells at the Park and Ride Lot on Rt. 9W in Stony Point (just south of Hogan’s Diner). The abandoned airport, now administered as the Shawangunk Grasslands National Wildlife Refuge,

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