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Saturday, January 18

UIDN benefit, Lara Hope & the Ark-Tones Winter Dance Party, BSP, 323 Wall St., Kingston. Advance tix $15; $20 at the door. Details: 845-750-4438. Download a flyer and spread the word. Lara Hope and the Ark-Tones play roots rock and rockabilly twang.

In 2017 Ameripolitan Music Awards named Lara Best Female Rockabilly Artist and the band was Hudson Valley Magazine’s Best Up-And-Coming Band. The Ark-Tones have performed at national festivals including Viva Las Vegas, Ink n Iron, Nashville Boogie, and Bethel Woods for the 50th anniversary of Woodstock.

Tips for working in schools

Back in September, some 80 activists and educators got ideas and information from parents, school personnel, and advocates at Back to School: Supporting Immigrant Children & their Families. Get take aways from this session.