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HVP July 2019

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26 Hudson Valley Parent n July 2019 1: Monday Fourth of July Celebration at Mohonk Mountain House. Delight in festive events and activities throughout the day at our house. Be sure to wear your red, white and blue and join in the fun! An overnight reservation is required to join in the 4th of July activities. Times vary. Mohonk Mountain House. 1000 Mountain Rest Rd., New Paltz. 765-3286. North East Community Center Summer Lunch Box. The North East Community Center will be serving free lunches to children at the NorthEast Millerton Library on weekdays. Many of the ingredients, including milk and fresh vegetables, are being purchased from local farms or harvested from the Webutuck School Garden or NECC Community Garden. Any child up to age 18 can come to one of the programs for free lunch regardless of where you live. All meals MUST be eaten at the library. 11:30am-12:30pm. NorthEast-Millerton Library. 75 Main St., Millerton. 518-789-3340. 2: Tuesday Colonial Game Days at the Persen House. Visitors to the Persen House are invited to try their hand at many entertaining and historic games. Step behind our "Colonial Kids" portraits to see what you might have looked like in colonial dress. Bring your family and see how di erent or perhaps similar games and toys were in the 18th century as compared to those of today. Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday 9am-4:30pm and Saturday 9am-3pm. Matthewis Person House Museum. 74 John St., Kingston. 340-3040. Teen Book Buddy Orientation. For teens entering Grade 6 and up who are interested in volunteering as a Book Buddy. Book Buddies read to children from the Newburgh Head Start Program on Friday mornings during July. Must be registered for the Teen Summer Reading Program. 10-10:30am. Newburgh Free Library Storyhour Room. 124 Grand St., Newburgh. 563-3601. 3: Wednesday Summer Film Festival 2019. The City of Newburgh presents free summer movies! Bring the family for a special viewing of The Lego Movie 2. There will be a cookout hosted by the City of Newburgh Police Department and free popcorn. Activities begin at 8pm, movie begins at sundown. Rain location: Safe Harbors Ritz Theater Lobby. 8pm. Safe Harbors Green. Corner of Broadway & Liberty St., Newburgh. 569-7386 Highland Falls Independence Day Celebration. Join us for a two-day celebration featuring live music, a parade, a watermelon eating contest, a fun run and grand fireworks. Wednesday, 5-6pm, Thursday 8am- 11pm. Roe Park. Highland Falls. 446-4280 ext. 318. Calendar Unless otherwise indicated, phone numbers are within the 845 area code For details and ticket information go to 28th Annual Hudson Valley Hot-Air Balloon Festival July 12-14. The Hudson Valley Hot-Air Balloon Festival hosts balloonists and vendors from all over the country. This festival is a full weekend of activities including the evening Majestic Hot-Air Balloon Illumination Moon Glow, tether rides, and rides in the hot-air balloons throughout the weekend. In addition to 100 balloon launches scheduled annually, we o er helicopter rides, hayrides, games, live music, adult and children's activities and so much more. Advance online tickets are $10 per person. Tickets at the gate are $14 per person. Kids under 3 are free. No admission fee during the morning events. Friday, 4-9:30pm, Saturday, 5-9am and 12-9:30pm, Sunday, 5-9am and 12-8pm. Dutchess County Fairgrounds. 6636 Rte. 9, Rhinebeck. 454-1701. or details and ticket information go to launches scheduled annually, we

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