Hudson Valley Parent

October 2013

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Tuesday, October 15 Orange County Parents Of Multiples Club. A not-for-profit offering support and friendship of those who are expecting or have twins, triples and higher order multiples residing in Orange, Putnam, Sullivan and Ulster. 7:30pm. Harmony Baptist Church, 1790 Rte. 211 East , Middletown. 845-820-3511. Wednesday, October 16 Fall at Jenkins-Lueken Orchards. Pickyour-own pumpkins and a corn maze. 9am-6pm. Jenkins-Lueken Orchards, Rte. 299 West, New Paltz. 845-255-0999. Fall Festivities. Bring the little ones to enjoy U-pick pumpkins, hay/corn maze, kiddie area with animals. Weekdays in October. 12pm-4pm. Pierson Farm. 1448 Rte. 211 West, Middletown. 845-386-1882. Fall Fun at Barton Orchards. Pick-yourown pumpkins, hayrides, themed corn maze, walking trail, huge peddle kart track, fall haunted house, train, talking exhibits, petting zoo, midway farm market and bakery. 9am-5pm. Barton Orchards, 63 Apple Tree Ln., Poughquaq. 845-227-2306. Thursday, October 17 CCE Children's Garden Series - Annual Pumpkin Party. Pumpkin decorating, games and stories. Admission: $10/child. Registration required in advance. 5:30-7:30pm. CCE Teaching Garden, 64 Ferndale-Loomis Rd., Liberty. 845-292-6180. Friday, October 18 Legends by Candlelight Ghost Tours. Candlelight tours of the Clermont museum and grounds; ghosts and spooks of the museum's history. Admission: $10/ adult, $5/child, $5/Friends of Clermont. Reservations required. Tours start every half- hour 6-9pm. Clermont State Historic Site, One Clermont Ave, Germantown. 518-537-6622. Saturday, October 19 38th Annual Apple Time Fair. Homemade apple pies, baked goods and gourmet coffee corner. Crafts, holiday items, books, toys and jewelry. Grandma's Bargain Basement and a silent auction. Children's activities. 10am-3pm, rain or shine. Cornwall Presbyterian Church, 222 Hudson St., Cornwall-on-Hudson. 845-534-2903. Yarnslingers Storytelling: Reunions. Yarnslingers, an adult storytelling group that specializes in their own true confessions, will appear for a hilarious as well as poignant show. 60 minutes with no intermission. Followed by a free reception with refreshments. Admission: $10 suggested donation. 7:30pm. CAS Arts Center, 48 Main St., Livingston Manor. 845-436-4227. Light The Night Walk. Leukemia & Lymphoma Society fundraising walk. Festivities at 5pm, Walk begins at 7pm. Event includes food, family activities, entertainment and fireworks. More than 1,000 walkers expected. Participants raise money to support blood cancer research and provide support services. 5-8:30 pm. Vassar College, 124 Raymond Ave., Poughkeepsie. 914-821-8362. NYS Sheep & Wool Family Festival. Sheep shearing, animal shows and sales, farmers' market, wine tasting, authors, demos, music, vendors and more family fun! Food court. Free Parking. Admission: $12/day, pre-purchased tickets $9/day, free/under 12. Sat. 9am5pm; Sun. 10am-5pm. Dutchess County Fairgrounds, 6550 Springbrook Ave., Rhinebeck. 845-876-4000. Pumpkin Festival and Art Auction. Pumpkin rolling, guess the pumpkin's weight, pumpkin painting, waxing leafs, scare crow making, face painting and a hay ride on homestead grounds. Refreshments on-site. Art auction featuring art of local artists. 12pm-4pm. Hill-Hold Museum, 211 New York 416, Campbell Hall. 845-615-3833 . Pumpkin Pickin' Fiesta. Outdoor activities galore and pick-a-pumpkin family from the patch! 9am-5pm. Hurds Family Farm. 2187 State Rte. 32, Modena. 845-883-7825. Sunday, October 20 SHALOM! ON GRAND A Jewish Festival for the Whole Community. Celebration highlighting the Hudson Valley community and Jewish culture. Kid's activities include bouncy castles, face painting, petting animals, crafts and stories. Kosher food offerings. Vendors. Rain or shine. 2-4pm. Jewish Community Center of Dutchess County/Hudson Valley Community Center, 110 South Grand Ave., Poughkeepsie, 845-463-5696. Monday, October 21 Eat Healthy Farmers' Market. Farmers will be selling assorted goods, including fresh fruits and vegetables. Cornell Cooperative Extension's Eat Smart NY staff will be available to provide recipes and taste tests. 11am-2pm. Village Parking Lot adjacent to Ted Stroebel Center, 2 Jefferson St., Monticello. 845-292-6180, ext. 117. ALS Walk. More than 1,000 participants are expected to walk to support those afflicted with ALS, commonly called Lou Gehrig's Disease. Starts on the Highland side of the Walkway. Shuttle buses available. Registration 9:30am; Walk 11am. Walkway Over the Hudson, 87 Haviland Rd., Highland. 845-834-2867. Tuesday, October 22 Story Hour. Story followed by crafts, music and snacks. Toddlers (18 months- 3 yrs.). 10:30-11:30am. Kingston Library, 55 Franklin St., Kingston. 845-331-0507. Tail Waggin' Tutors. Drop-in program for school age children to read aloud to our volunteer licensed therapy dogs. Bring your school reading or something just for fun to the library! 6-7pm. Newburgh Free Library, 124 Grand St., Newburgh. 845-563-3600. Wednesday, October 23 Woodstock Farm Festival. Pumpkin painting. Fresh local produce, outdoor dining, special events, children's activities and music. 3:30pm to Dusk. 6 Maple Lane, Woodstock. 845-679-5345. (Continued on Page 48) Hudson Valley Parent 47 n

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