Hudson Valley Parent

HVP May 2019

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36 Hudson Valley Parent n May 2019 Gardiner Cupcake Festival. There will be something for the whole family including over 10,000 cupcakes to choose from. Kicking off the festival is the Gardiner 5K Cupcake Classic. The festival is a day full of cupcakes, food, music, local vendors, wine tastings and activities for children including cupcake decorating, petting zoo, wagon rides and bouncy houses. Admission includes free parking. Kids 6 and under are free. Rain or shine. 12-5pm. Wright's Farm. 699 Rte. 208, Gardiner. 255-5300. 11th Annual Millbrook Literary Festival. Free fun for all ages! The 11th Annual Millbrook Literary Festival will feature dozens of timely, thought- provoking, and thoroughly entertaining authors participating in panel discussions, readings, workshops, and signings throughout the day. Featured children's events include an illustrating workshop, story time, a Beatrix Potter musical performance, and more! 10am-5pm. Millbrook Library. 3 Friendly Ln., Millbrook. 677-3611. Camp Robbins Open House. See the grounds, meet the staff, and learn why our campers will be having the best summer ever! Swimming, boating, archery, crafting, playing sports, completing the high and low ropes courses, hiking, learning survival skills, gaining an appreciation for the outdoors, and making new friends are the experiences you can expect for your child at Camp Robbins. 10am-2pm. Camp Robbins. 131 North Dr., Walden. 956-1519. Community Day. Join us for a day of celebration for our friends and neighbors in the Hudson Valley. Free admission all day. Live music, food trucks, chair massage, kids games...and more! 10:30am-5:30pm. Opus 40. 50 Fite Rd., Saugerties. 681-9352. MyKingstonKids Fest: Land Of Magic. Join us at our annual, free indoor/outdoor event created to provide children of the Kingston area an eclectic experience to enjoy themselves through exciting activities, interactive and educational tools, engaging, fun-loving events and appropriate entertainment. The event will host a variety of activities including a children's art show, music, performances, tea party, arts and crafts, games and more. 11am-4pm. Lace Mill. 165 Cornell St., Kingston. 282-0182. 19: Sunday Afternoon on the Farm with American Girl Blaire Wilson. Let your creativity bloom during a fun afternoon celebrating the 2019 American Girl Doll of the Year, Blaire Wilson. The afternoon on the farm will include snacks, a terra-cotta flower pot painting and planting activity, followed by an author presentation and meet-and-greet with Jennifer Castle, the author of the two Blair Wilson books. Bring along your favorite doll or stuff to take part in the fun and Blaire books to get signed. A limited quantity of books will also be available for sale. 1-3:30pm. Watergrasshill Bed & Breakfast. 105 Phillies Bridge Rd., New Paltz. 419-2661. Hometown Unfine Arts, Craft and Upcycle Fair. This is a celebration of all types of hand crafted items, especially those that are unique, interesting and UnFine! This is not your Granny's art show! Local artists, crafters and UpCylce artists will be showing and selling wonderful handmade works of art, d├ęcor, fashion and more. Antique dealers will have some amazing "pre-upcycled" items for you to take home and give your personal touch. We will have local entertainment and food vendors. 11am-6pm. Thomas Bull Memorial Park. 211 Rte. 416, Montgomery. Northeast Outdoor Show. The Northeast Outdoor Show is an event for those with a deep passion for anything and everything outdoors. The event features everything from fishing, hunting, and boating to camping, cycling, recreational vehicles and travel. The event features workshops, seminars, children and family activities and more! Saturday 10am-7pm, Sunday 10am-4pm. Dutchess County Fairgrounds. 6636 U.S. 9, Rhinebeck. 876-4000. 20: Monday Forage and Feast. Join ethnobiologist and functional herbalist Hayden Stebbins for a walk through our farm fields and gardens. During this walk, we will learn about native plants, how to identify them by family and their edible, medicinal or poisonous properties. Participants will harvest edible plants along the walk to prepare a multi-course meal combining the harvest with regular food. 5:30-8:30pm Poughkeepsie Farm Project. 51 Vassar Farm Ln., Poughkeepsie. 21: Tuesday Baby & Me. Parents and caregivers are invited to bring babies up to age 24 months to the library for this story and lap time program. The children's librarian will share rhymes, lap games, simple books and songs with you and your little one. Afterwards, babies and adults may share a playtime and socialize together. 11am-12pm. Howland Public Library. 313 Main St., Beacon. 831-1134. 22: Wednesday Shawangunk Playgroup. Playgroup for babies and preschool aged children and their parent/ caregiver. Children play while adults get a chance to socialize. Playroom stocked with toys and an outdoor playground area for nicer weather. 9:30-11am. Reformed Church of Shawangunk. 1166 Hoagerburgh Rd., Wallkill. 895-2952. 23: Thursday Tinker Tots. This program is for our littlest friends. Think of tinker tots as a messy playdate for little ones, but you don't have to clean up the mess! Come play with us and make new friends. Little ones will build with Duplo Blocks, Squigz and other fun toys and have lots of time to socialize with new friends. 10-11:30am. Ethelbert B. Crawford Public Library. 479 Broadway, Monticello. 794-4660. 24: Friday Zerbini Family Circus at Museum Village. Come see jugglers, high flyers, high wire acts, camels, clowns and more! This is a fun event for the whole family! Purchased tickets are good for any show. Times vary. Museum Village. 1010 State Rte. 17M, Monroe. 782-8248. CALENDAR (Continued from Page 35) For more great calendar listings visit us online at

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