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HVP April 2019

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Page 38 of 43 n Hudson Valley Parent 39 Check out our online camp guide 16: Tuesday Boxcar Children Celebration. Come in for an indoor camp out celebrating the birthday of Gertrude Chandler Warner, author of The Boxcar Children. Enjoy activities, crafts and snacks for in honor of this story (with its many sequels and spin-offs), which has been delighting children for 95 years. 6:30- 7:30pm. Newburgh Free Library Storyhour Room. 124 Grand St., Newburgh. 563-3601. Toddler Story Time. Fun interactive story time includes books, rhymes and songs for children ages 18-36 months with a parent/caregiver. Creative play with educational toys concludes the program. In-person registration is required. 10-11am. Newburgh Free Library Storyhour Room. 124 Grand St., Newburgh. 563-3601. 17: Wednesday Children's Spring Tea and Easter Egg Hunt. Relax, enjoy and smell the roses (or in this case the baked goods) at our spring tea. Our menu includes delicious, dainty sandwiches, homemade desserts and an assortment of Harney & Sons teas – all served on tables set with fine linens, porcelain cups, saucers and tea pots. If weather permits, we'll have an Easter egg hunt on the riverside lawn. A craft project for the children will also be offered. 12-2pm. Mount Gulian Historic Site. 145 Sterling St., Beacon. 831-8172. April Poetry Month Celebration. Join us for a reading of poetry by the leader of our Hudson River Poets group, Hayden Wayne. Hayden will be reading poetry from his body of work, followed by an open mic. Please bring one poem to share. 7-8:30pm. Newburgh Free Library Storyhour Room. 124 Grand St., Newburgh. 563-3601. Composting. Learn with Cornell Cooperative Extension how to nurture your garden sustainably by composting waste. Must have at least 6 registrants to hold this program. 6:30-7:30pm. Newburgh Free Library Town Branch. 1401 Rte. 300, Newburgh. 563-3601. Introduction to MS PowerPoint 2016. Students will learn to use PowerPoint to create their own online presentations containing text, graphics and sound. Experience with keyboard and mouse required. 6-8:30pm. Newburgh Free Library e-Learning Center. 124 Grand St., Newburgh. 563-3601. 18: Thursday Books and Brews Book Discussion. Copies of The Light Between Oceans by M.L. Stedman will be available at both the Main Library and the Town Branch one month prior to the event. The discussion will be led by Librarian Heather Gorman. 6:30-7:45pm. Newburgh Free Library 2 Alice's Coffee Lounge, Newburgh. 124 Grand St., Newburgh. 563-3632. (Continued on Page 40)

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