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Page 28 of 35 n Hudson Valley Parent 29 model supports the whole child, creates lifelong learners, and educates for peace. The resulting academic excellence is supported by a prepared classroom environment that inspires self-paced, individualized discovery and love of learning, as well as respect for self, others, and the environment. Come take a tour of our beautiful campus. 10am-12pm. Montgomery Montessori School. 136 Clinton St., Montgomery. 401-9232. 3: Sunday Le Cercle de Lecture. French (language) Book Club; beginners level. Enjoy a lively discussion of books written in French with members of the Hudson Valley Francophone Connection. 1:15- 2:15pm. Newburgh Free Library e-Learning Center. 124 Grand St., Newburgh. 563-3601. Learn to Skate. Whether a skater's goal is hockey, figure skating or recreational proficiency, this is the place to start! Daily format includes a 30-minute class during Private Skating School Session and 30 minutes of practice. Ages 3–Adult! 5pm. Mid-Hudson Civic Center. 14 Civic Center Plaza, Poughkeepsie. 454-5800. St. Baldrick's Day. Come join us as we come together to raise money for the St. Baldrick's Foundation. In 2017, we raised $108,328 and had 200 shavees. Can we beat that? Yes, we can! This family-friendly day includes a raffle, a bake sale, chair massages, face painting for kids, dance performances and a DJ. Funds raised during the event will go directly to research for a cure for cancer and to help children beyond remission. 11am-4pm. Saugerties Junior/Senior High School. 310 Washington Avenue Extension, Saugerties. 4: Monday Lapsit Story Time. A half-hour program for babies from birth through 18 months. Lapsit includes books, music, simple action rhymes, and developmentally appropriate toys, as well as tips on how to create a bright start for future learning. 9:30-10am. Newburgh Free Library Storyhour Room. 124 Grand St., Newburgh. 563-3601. 5: Tuesday Toddler Story Time. Fun interactive story time in- cludes books, rhymes and songs for children ages 18-36 months with a parent/caregiver. Creative Sta Picks Dr. Seuss's Birthday Breakfast. March 2. Come celebrate Dr. Seuss's birthday with us! There will be a full breakfast with green eggs, pancakes, sausage and hash browns. We will have a face painter, Dr. Seuss themed crafts and read some Dr. Seuss stories. This will be complete with guest appearances from popular Dr. Seuss characters as well. 9am. Reformed Church of Port Ewen. 160 Salem St., Port Ewen. 853-0496. Abilities First: A Showcase of Resources for Enrichment & Inclusion. March 9. This is a day that brings together resources and unique services and products that meet the everyday needs and interests of families, individuals or caregivers for those with any disability. More than 30 vendors providing support for individuals with disabilities and special needs will be in attendance. There will be sensory activities, special performances, demonstrations and more! Free and open to the public. For all ages and abilities. 10am-3pm. Poughkeepsie Galleria. 2001 South Rd., Poughkeepsie. 8th Annual Chili Festival. March 10. This family-friendly afternoon will host local restaurants serving up tasting portions of their prize chili recipes and other specialties such as cheeses, salsa and desserts. Both meat and vegetarian chili will be featured! Pasta tastings, games and activities are available for children. Register early to reserve your spot at the event. 12-3pm. Villa Borghese. 70 Widmer Rd., Wappingers Falls. 418-2201. Winter Weekends at Storm King. March 16. Enjoy access to Storm King Art Center during the o -season. Explore the sculpture grounds in the brilliant winter landscape. Come prepared for being outdoors in a cold, icy and wintry environment. Dress warmly and wear appropriate footwear. 11am-4pm. Storm King Art Center. 1 Museum Rd., New Windsor. 534-3115. First Day of Spring Full Moon Walk. March 20. Join us to celebrate the first day of spring and the last full moon of the winter season. Two seasons intersect on this special day when frogs will be singing while winter is still holding onto the air and earth. The March full moon is often called the Sap Moon by Native Americans. Dress appropriately for weather conditions. Prepaid registration required. 7-8:30pm. Hudson Highlands Nature Museum Outdoor Discovery Center. 120 Muser Dr., Cornwall. 534-5506. 16th Annual Sugar Maple Celebration. March 23. Discover the wonders of Sharpe Reservation. This special, free event will include maple sugaring demonstrations, historical characters, a nature discovery room and planetarium, a live animal show, local crafts and food market and annual maple syrup judging contest. 10am-4pm. Sharpe Reservation. 436 Van Wyck Lake Rd., Fishkill. 897-4320 Purim Carnival. March 23. Religious School students make the most of the holiday with a community carnival featuring games, hamentashen and a costume parade. 12:30-2pm. Congregation Emanuel of the Hudson Valley. 243 Albany Ave., Kingston. 338-4271. Camp-A-Palooza. March 24. Meet some great camps from around the Hudson Valley. Hudson Valley Parent's third annual Camp-A-Palooza o ers information about many summer camps and programs for children plus there will be huge giveaways. 12-3pm. Poughkeepsie Galleria. 2001 South Rd., Poughkeepsie. 845-562-3606. Find a complete list of Sta Picks at (Continued on Page 30)

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