Hudson Valley Parent

HVP May 2019

Issue link:

Contents of this Issue


Page 11 of 39

12 Hudson Valley Parent n May 2019 A Parent SPECIAL SECTION ADVERTISING SUPPLEMENT ENRICHMENT After-school programs and activities open up a world of possibilities for children. To guide you through the many opportunities in our area, check out this month's Enrichment Guide! For more enrichment programs, visit Iron Dragon 88-8 Dunning Rd., Middletown. 845-342-3413; Find out why we are voted #1 by local parents. Martial Arts build self-esteem, teach children to respect themselves, have self-control and defend themselves. 25 years of experience. 14 Hudson Valley Parent Q August 2013 Photo provided by Kit Defever; Amelia Seyssel Parks Music Studio Near Spackenkill Rd. and Rte. 9, Poughkeepsie. 845-462-6209; Let your child discover the joy of singing! The Suzuki Method most widely associat- ed with the violin is now available for Voice. Individual Lessons; Family Lessons; Group Lessons; Recital Performances. Saturday Arts Lab @ SUNY New Paltz Smiley Art Building 108-A; 1 Hawk Dr., New Paltz. 845-257-3850; Classes offered in the visual arts, theatre and music. Experimental and traditional methods and techniques. Exploratory based learning. No experience necessary to learn and have fun. Scholarships available. Gardnertown Farm 822 Gardnertown Farm Rd., Newburgh. 845-564-6658; We offer English riding lessons, Summer Camp and indoor polo. We have quality school horses, indoor and outdoor facilities and host recognized and schooling horseshows regularly. Gold's Gym LaGrange 258 Titusville Rd., Poughkeepsie. 845-463-4800; A wide range of kids and teens programs, for girls and boys ages 3 to 5 yrs old including soccer, basketball, fitness classes and more. Need not be a Gold's member to participate. Hudson River Performing Arts Center 29 Elm St., Suite 205, Fishkill. 845-896-1888; For the best instruction in the arts throughout the year for Pre-School to Adults in Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Hip Hop, Lyrical, Modern, Acting, Musical Theater, Voice, Guitar and Music Together. Now enrolling for fall. A Parent Special Section 100 OF THE BEST FAMILY ADVENTURES Hudson Valley Parent is proud to present the winners of this year's Family Adventure Awards! Readers and staff chose 100 of the best places in the Hudson Valley and crowned them the best in family adventures. For more, go to OUTDOOR ADVENTURES 1. Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Site 87 Haviland Rd. & 61 Parker Ave., Poughkeepsie 845-454-9649 Since opening in 2009, Walkway Over the Hudson has been a perfect place for families. This 1.28-mile-long paved walkway is stroller and pet friendly and welcomes cyclists and skaters. Enjoy panoramic views of the Hudson River for no admission fee. Join us throughout the year for special events along the world's longest, elevated pedestrian bridge. 2. Locust Grove Estate 2683 South Rd., Poughkeepsie 845-454-4500 Set on 200 acres overlooking the scenic Hudson River in Poughkeepsie, this not-for- profit includes a historic mansion open for tours, landscaped grounds with five miles of hiking trails and a welcome center with art, galleries, a museum shop and educational programs. 3. Juckas Stables 1204 Rte. 302, Pine Bush 845-361-1429 Juckas Stables is a family run business for over 50 years. We have 117 acres of land winding through the beautiful Hudson Valley countryside. We provide the best trail rides for both beginners and experienced riders. We also offer lessons, summer horse camp, lunch rides, sunset dinner rides and overnight rides. Log onto our website and schedule your fun horse adventure today. 4. Raising Angels Farm 63 Green Haven Rd., Poughquag 845-705-9508 Our mission is to drive interest in youth and young adults towards farming and craftsmanship by providing highly interactive, specialty workshops, seminars and festivals that foster independent thinking. We cover subjects such as horsemanship, earth science, American history and alternative energy. Our goal is to promote confidence, diligence and integrity in young people. 5. Sprout Creek Farm 34 Lauer Rd., Poughkeepsie 845-485-8438 Sprout Creek Farm is a working farm, educational center, market and maker of award-winning farmstead cheese. We strive to provide educational experiences for families that will foster appreciation for and understanding of our place within the natural world. Register for day or overnight summer camp now! We are open to the public free of charge. 6. Bailiwick Animal Park & Riding Stables 118 Castle Rd., Catskill 518-678-5665 The ranch is located on over 300 acres nestled at the foot of the Catskill Mountains. The riding stable offers guided mountain tours daily. The animal park covers about 4 acres and is home to over 40 exhibits of domestic and exotic animals. It includes a playground, picnic areas, petting and feeding areas and educational shows. 7. Pine Ridge Dude Ranch 30 Cherrytown Rd., Kerhonkson 866-600-0859 Adventure awaits at this all-inclusive, affordable, family vacation destination. Enjoy outdoor and indoor pools and waterslides, a petting zoo, archery range, tractor rides, bounce pillow, rock wall, paddle boats, fishing, hiking trails, campfires and more. Horseback riding and delicious food make for an authentic ranch experience. 8. Trevor Zoo 282 Millbrook School Rd., Millbrook 845-677-3704 Trevor Zoo is one-of-a-kind; the only zoo that is located at a high school. Visit us to see over 180 exotic and indigenous animals, 80 different species, 9 of which are endangered, including Red Pandas, Lemurs, and Red Wolves. Admission is $6 for adults, $4 for kids ages 4-12 and children under 3 are free. SWEET TREAT SHOPS 1. Frida's Bakery & Café 26 Main St., Milton 845-795-5550 Frida's Bakery & Café represents small-town

Articles in this issue

Links on this page

Archives of this issue

view archives of Hudson Valley Parent - HVP May 2019