Stone Ridge Orchard: Amythyst Kiah

Stone Valley Orchard is proud to present the only New York Area appearance of brilliant breakout star, Amythyst Kiah on July 17th @4PM EDT. The show will feature Kiah performing songs from her new collection, Wary+Strange. 

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Kingston Spring Stroll Flyer

Spring Stroll 2021

Join the Hudson Valley LGBTQ+ Community Center, and the Kingston Uptown Business Association in celebrating Spring at our Spring Stroll, May 28th-30th! Join your neighbors as we (Covid safely!) meet in historic Kingston for a weekend of friends, family, and sunshine! Treat yourself at local restaurants, sweet boutiques, and at the vendors booths we will…

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PrEP + PEP Ed

Join us on Wednesday, May 12 at 1pm in partnership with Sun River Health to learn about PrEP and PEP. Sun River Health educators will give an overview on these HIV prevention medications including how they are used, risk factors, and how to pay for them. Bring your questions! Click here to register today!

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Moderna Vaccine Appointments

On Wednesday May 5, 2021 from 1-6pm vaccinators will be administering the first dose of the Moderna Vaccine for 150 appointments at the Hudson Valley LGBTQ+ Community Center (300 Wall Street, Kingston). Please bring your registration ticket and photo ID/employee ID to the appointment. Must be 18 years of age and older. Please keep in mind that the…

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LGBTQ+ Panel: Coping During a Pandemic

Join us virtually on Thursday May 6th at 7pm in partnership with Marist College to discuss some of the impacts this past year’s pandemic has had on members of our LGBTQ+ community. Topics will include mental health while isolating, finding your community (virtually), dating in the world of COVID, and being locked down with a…

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Wednesday Wind-Up Writing Party

The Hudson Valley LGBTQ+ Community Center is excited to offer a new ongoing social Writing Party series, facilitated by The Generations Project, starting April 21st and continuing on the Third Wednesday of every other month through August, (June 16th, August 18th), from 5-6:30pm EST! At each session, TGP facilitators will guide participants through a variety…

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Listening For Action: Virtual Community Town Hall

Mark your calendars and plan to join the Center’s Board of Directors and staff for our next “Listening for Action” event – everyone is welcome and encouraged to attend! Thursday April 29th 6-8pm on Zoom! We want to update you on the many actions taken during the past months since our last town hall, as…

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Queer Mythmaking Youth Workshop

Myth, legend, folktale… What is the story of your queerness? Create an epic tale about your LGBTQIA+ experience in this totally free, totally gay online workshop for ages 12-19! Contact e.harris@lgbtqcenter.org for more information and registration.  

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Grace Smith House Fundraiser

Wrap-up Women’s History Month by supporting a great cause! Violence against women needs to come to a stop, and you can help! The Grace Smith House is a private nonprofit in Poughkeepsie that provides residential and non-residential services to victims of domestic violence and their families. We are running a fundraiser with proceeds going to…

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Women’s History Month Artist Talk: Judy Stanger

Hop on Zoom and meet with local artist Judy Stanger, our featured artist for our Women’s History Month Art Show! Judy’s work can be found on the Hudson Valley LGBTQ+ Community Center Facebook Page where you can comment and ask questions which she will answer at Wednesday’s Artist Talk at 6pm! Join live to meet Judy and learn more about her work!

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BIPOC – LGBTQ Mindfulness Meditation Sit Mini-series

If you are looking for a helpful tool to connect with your self, help reduce stress or anxiety, or even simply a mini respite from the busy-ness of your day, in the company of folx who identify as BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, Person of Color) please join me, for a deceivingly simple 20 minute practice based on the teachings of Rev. angel Kyodo williams. ALL levels welcome!

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Communal Workspace Group

A virtual workspace where folks co-create structure and accountability for themselves and each other when faced with the challenge of starting/completing a project, schoolwork, or anything they want to get done but can’t get going on.

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First Friday Sound Bath

First Friday Sound Bath is a 30 minute sound bath experience with the Centers music therapist, Timothy Doak. Sound baths are a meditative experience of deep listening and being “bathed” in sound’s vibrations from various musical instruments.

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Rainbow SAGE Table

Join intergenerational members of the LGBTQ+ community as we celebrate the spring with our Rainbow SAGE Table! Have you been looking for new ways to connect with different folks in our community? Represent your identity in your color of clothing as we bring together all the colors of the rainbow! Please feel free to mix…

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Trans-Formations

Counselor facilitated discussion and support group for adults starting or considering gender transition.

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COVID-19 Vaccine Community Forum

In partnership with Hudson Valley Region’s LGBTQ+ organizations, WMCHealth invites you to a Community Conversation about the COVID-19 vaccination. If you have specific questions you would like answered, please email it to community@wmchealth.org by FRIDAY, FEB 19. To learn more: https://covidinfo.wmchealth.org

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Through The Eyes of Artists: Reflecting on the 2020 Pandemic

Close out the year with our Virtual Art Show! Featuring 4 LGBTQ+ artists whose work reflects thoughts, experiences and reactions to this year’s pandemic. Visit our Facebook Page facebook.com/hvlgbtqcenter to view the art, interact with the artists starting December 28th!

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GALA 2020: What’s Cookin’

On behalf of all of us at the Center we would like to invite you to GALA 2020: What’s Cookin’ which will be held on Saturday December 12, 2020 at 6:00pm.

It will be virtual, and with a great added twist.

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Holiday SAGE Table

We will celebrate the winter holiday season online with something that connects people across many diverse cultures: food! We will have a keynote presentation by Sonya Joy Key from the Poughkeepsie Farm Project and enjoy music from LGBTQ chorus, Key of Q.

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Preventing Identity Theft

Tuesday, November 17th from 12:15 – 1:15 pm
Join us as we discuss the various means thieves use to gather and use personal information, including tips for protecting yourself and your information. Click above to register.

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Preventing Elder Financial Abuse

Tuesday, October 27th from 12:15 – 1:15 pm Join us as we discuss the warning signs of elder financial abuse, including scams to avoid, how to report suspected abuse, and
how to help those who may be victimized. Click above to register.

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Of Masc and Men

A place for LGBTQ+ folks who are, ever were, or might be on the masculine spectrum, generally ages 18 to 45.

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Welcome To Chechnya

Join us in collaboration with the Woodstock Film Festival for another installment of their Virtual Films & Conversations series with Academy-Award nominated filmmaker David France, speaking on his new film “Welcome to Chechnya”.

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Vinyasa Yoga Flow

Vinyasa yoga is a flowing practice with a focus on synchronizing the breath and continuous flow of movement within the body.

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Music and Imagery

Music & Imagery is a music-centered method which connects individuals to their inner-most self. Led by our board-certified music therapist, we will utilize music, relaxation, imagery, and creative expression to discover our inner resources. Location: Zoom Calendar: Monday’s 1 – 2:30pm Contact: tdoak@lgbtqcenter.org

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Music and Imagery

Led by our board-certified music therapist, we will utilize music, relaxation, imagery, and creative expression to discover our inner resources.

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Vinyasa Yoga Flow

Vinyasa yoga is a flowing practice with a focus on synchronizing the breath and continuous flow of movement within the body.

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Opening Doors

Counselor facilitated discussion & support group for adults (18+) who are at any stage of the coming out process.

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Trans-Formations

Counselor facilitated discussion and support group for adults starting or considering gender transition.

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Virtual Counseling

The LGBTQ Well-Being Institute is offering no-fee individual, couples and family counseling, on-line, in safe and private virtual meeting spaces.

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Grief Support Group

This 6-session group taking place over Zoom is designed to help participants move through the grieving process that occurs as a result of the death of a loved one.

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Community Tea Party

Join us online three times a week with your favorite beverage to connect and socialize with others in the LGBTQ+ community!

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Treblemakers

Drop-in to join teacher and musician, Feivel Noah for an accessible, biweekly songwriting class.

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Reiki Workshop

Join us for our upcoming Introduction to Reiki workshop facilitated by Lorry Saluzzi, Sensei.

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Spookeasy

Get in witch, we’re going haunting! Come party with us at this year’s Spookeasy Halloween Party!

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Nuestra Soluciõn

En Cualquier grupo de A.A., Hay una silla reservada para usted, si considera que tiene problemas a causa del licor.

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The Chill Out

A drop-in for teens (ages 12-19) to come to the center, hang out, eat food, and have fun!

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Culturally Responsive Care

This free workshop will equip you with the skills, knowledge and tools you will need to respond respectfully, ethically and sensitively to people in the LGBTQ+ & I/DD communities.

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Youth Mental Health First Aid

Youth Mental Health First Aid is designed to teach caring people how to help an adolescent (age 12-18) who is experiencing a mental health or addictions challenge or is in crisis.

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Drag Bingo

Drag bingo is back at our favorite location! Join us for prizes, laughs, libations, and more.

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Tell Me How It Ends, Valeria Luiselli

The Radical Liberation Project seeks to dismantle generations of internalized oppression and white supremacy through engaging with the written word of bipoc, the lgbtqia+ community, and our allies.

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Testing Happy Hour

Free HIV/STI screening in collaboration with Hudson Valley Community Services (HVCS). First Thursdays, 5:00 p.m to 7:30 p.m.

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Power, Politics, and Planning

Featuring a Video Screening and Discussion with Cities:Skylines Youtuber Justin Roczniak (aka Donoteat)! Learn how about the problems of displacement, urban planning, luxury development, and the solutions, like rent control, community land trusts, good cause eviction law, and more, from the #1 leftist Cities:Skylines Youtuber. “Roczniak delves deep into the relationship between historical facts and…

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Pride Night

Join the Renegades and Minor League Baseball to help us celebrate and embrace the LGBTQ community here in the Hudson Valley.

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Art Opening: Entre Espacios

Ever wonder where the rainbow flag comes from? Join us to celebrate the publication of its creator’s memoir and learn more about LGBTQ history.

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Free Ballez Workshop

Adult Ballez is a joyful class that strives to re-imagine what ballet can be, who it can be for, and how it can be done.

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SAGE Table: an intergenerational meal

The Center and Woodland Pond present a special evening where LGBTQ people of all ages break bread together, strengthening our community ties and forging new traditions across generations.

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Youth Pride Dance Party

A 60’s EXPERIENCE! It’s the annual Youth Pride Dance Party! Get out your dancing shoes and your best rainbow gear. There will be a DJ, photo booth, drag performers, dinner, and more! In honor of the Stonewall Riots, we’re going with a 60’s theme! We’ll also have an LGBTQ history pop-up exhibit. Suggested donation $5,…

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Soup & Solidarity

Join us at The Beverly on Thursday, June 20th for some yummy soup, queer community, and some jams with all the local queers and their allies.

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Queer Gym Takeover

Come join the LGBTQ Center at Ridgewell fitness for free all-day access to open gym use and classes at a queer friendly space.

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Pride Dance Party & Drag Show

The return of the hottest LGBTQ Pride Dance Party in the Hudson Valley! DJ Mina keeps it bumpin’, plus killer performances by Yuhua Hamasaki (RuPaul’s Drag Race) and New Paltz Drag King Show Ponii!

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Hudson Valley Pride 2019. 3 fists with the rainbow, trans, and black & brown flags are raised over a crowd of protesters. Text saying "Looking Back, Marching Forward" and "March & Festival June 2nd) hang above them. To the right, a sign says "Stonewall Inn"

Hudson Valley Pride

We are proud to announce that this Pride, the Center will be looking back on this history, and marching forward in the footsteps of our elders.

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2019 Pride Kick-Off Tea Dance

Join us for a late afternoon garden party and Tea Dance at the gorgeous Forsyth Bed & Breakfast to celebrate the release of our 2019 Hudson Valley LGBTQ Pride Guide. Drink specials, BBQ, dancing and drag in the sunshine.

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Circles Prom

Come to Circles Prom, an LGBTQ prom for high school students on May 18th in Newburgh from 6-9pm.

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Breaking the Silence Teen Dance

As the Day of Silence comes to a close, the Break the Silence Teen Dance unfolds with drag performances, DJs, dancing, drinks, and food! All LGBTQ+ and allied teens ages 12-19 are welcome.

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#EndCyberBullying

The Center joins with Ulster County Executive Hein and representatives from various schools and community groups to launch a social media campaign to halt cyber bullying.

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#FreeToo Yoga & Self-Care Cypher

Join activist, healer, licensed Social Worker, and certified yoga instructor Naimah Efia Johnson, and the Hudson Valley LGBTQ Community Center’s Well-Being Institute, for a Black, indigenous, and people of color-centered yoga session.

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Game Night

The Center is proud to present our monthly, intergenerational game night! There will be board games, card games, D&D, and endless Apples to Apples, and pizza.

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Teen Night- ON HIATUS

Teen Night is on the 3rd Friday of the month. Teen nights features music, dances, workshops, artmaking, and friends. Dinner is always provided. Suggested donation is $5 but no one is ever turned away for lack of funds.

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13th Annual Gala

Celebrate the Hudson Valley LGBTQ Community Center with our Board of Directors and fellow LGBTQ advocates during our 12th annual gala on Saturday, March 16, 2019 at 6pm. Cocktails, dinner, silent & live auctions, and dancing!

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SAGE Tea

LGBTQ adults gather and connect! Join the Center and the Hudson Valley chapter of SAGE (Services and Advocacy for LGBT Elders) for light fare and beverages and good company. Wednesday the 23rd, 1-3pm at the Center.

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Drag Bingo

Bingo will return in February! You don’t want to miss this–friends, laughs, and prizes abound! $5 suggested donation. Every first Tuesday, 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

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Spookeasy

A party that’s to die for. DJ Cherry Pop, dancing, literal finger foods, mocktails, beer, wine, photo booth, The Conservative House of Horrors, queens, tarot, movies, and so much more.

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Out on the Farm

Bluegrass, burgers, “Barnyard Bingo” and more are in store for the annual “Out On The Farm”. Mark your calendar for Saturday, October 13th and join us from 3p to 9p at the beautiful Sprout Creek Farm in Poughkeepsie.

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The Center is being honored

We’re pleased to announce our work and commitment to the Hudson Valley’s LGBTQ and allied communities is being honored by incredible institutions in the region.

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Hogtied Hudson Valley

Yee haw! Saddle up cowpokes, because Kingston, NY, is having a good ol’ fashioned, country-fried, LGBTQ hoedown block party.

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Free Ballez Workshop

Adult Ballez is a joyful class that strives to re-imagine what ballet can be, who it can be for, and how it can be done.

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2018 Hudson Valley Pride

The Center is proud to announce our 2018 Pride March and Festival! During the month of June the Center hosts over a dozen events and activities in honor and celebration of Pride Month and there are plenty of ways to get involved.

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Pride Youth Dance Party!

Get out your dancing shoes and your best rainbow gear. There will be a DJ, photo booth, dinner, and more! Friday June 15th, 7:00-10:00 pm at the Hudson valley LGBTQ Center, 300 Wall St., Kingston.

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Black and Brown Pride in Albany

If you are interested in matching with the Hudson Valley LGBTQ Center’s contingent at Black and Brown Pride, June 9th, in Albany email Anibal393@gmail.com

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Pride Appeal

Your support is needed now more than ever. Please make a donation to our Annual Appeal.

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Hudson NY Pride

If you are interested in marching with the Hudson Valley LGBTQ Center’s contingent at Hudson Pride June 17th, email rettsie@gmail.com

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Albany Pride March

If you are interested in marching with the Hudson Valley LGBTQ Center’s contingent in Albany Pride’s march on June 10th, please email Tracy at tdomaszowec@gmail.com

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Kick-Off Pride Dance Party!

The return of the hottest LGBTQ Pride Dance Party in the Hudson Valley! June 1st, 9:00 pm-2:00 am at The Beverly, 224 Foxhall Ave, Kingston.

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Pride Picnic at Locust Grove

The summer’s biggest, and most fabulous BYO picnic is here again at LOCUST GROVE! Hudson Valley Pride Picnic starts at 5pm, ends at 10:00 pm,  and now is the time to start planning for the most fabulous picnic of the summer!

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No Name Calling Week

Hudson Valley No Name-Calling Week is aimed at ending name-calling of all kinds, and providing schools with the tools and inspiration to launch an ongoing dialogue about ways to eliminate bullying in their communities. This year, No-Name Calling Week is January 15-20, 2018. Submissions are now open for the 2018 student art exhibit! 

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Hogtied

Saddle up cowpokes, because Kingston, has an annual a good ol’ fashioned, country-fried, LGBTQ hoedown block party. Live music, drag shows, performance art, and so much more!  Join your friends and neighbors on sponsored by PAKT for this inclusive outdoor event benefiting the Center.  Date and location will be updated in 2018. Photo Credit: Ace…

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LGBTQ Community for Racial Justice

A working group of individuals educating the LGBTQ and wider community about mass incarceration. Calendar: Meets on the second and fourth Sundays of the month at the Center at 3:00 p.m. Contact: jb9ski@optonline.net Link: https://www.facebook.com/LGBTQRacialJustice/

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SAGE Elder Council

SAGE is a national network providing advocacy and services for LGBTQ elders. SAGE Hudson Valley hosts and co-sponsors events on a regular basis, including SAGE Table: An Intergenerational Meal, social outings, opportunities for political activism, and health and wellness programming. For more information about the Hudson Valley chapter of SAGE please contact Farrell Brenner at…

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Voices of Diversity

Description: Social and support group bringing together the Hudson Valley’s people of color who identify as LGBTQ. Calendar: This group is on a hiatus. Stay tuned for more details. Contact: VoiceDiversity@aol.com

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Spring Gala

Join us for the 2017 Spring Gala, a wonderful evening of celebration, good company and community with cocktails, dinner, silent and live auctions, awards and dancing. Individuals, partners and families welcome. You can even bring a group of friends and occupy your own table! Saturday, March 4, 2017, 6-11 p.m. The Grandview, 176 Rinaldi Boulevard,…

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Donate a Gala Auction Item

To donate a live or silent auction item to our annual Spring Gala simply fill out and submit the form below. All gifts are securely processed and gratefully acknowledged.

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Purchase a Journal Ad 2019

Advertising in the Gala Journal and Pride Guide is a great way to connect with a community eager to support the businesses that support the Center.

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