Hudson Valley Parent

HVP June 2015

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Page 14 of 51 ■ Hudson Valley Parent 15 5 A healthy pregnancy ? 5 Being a new parent? 5 Your baby's health? 5 Raising a strong family? We have answers! Our dedicated health specialists will help you with your new parenting questions and bring answers right to your home! If you are expecting or have a new baby, now is the time to call. It's free! Call 1-800-811-3914 u l s t e r c o u n t y h e a l t h y f a m ili e s a program of Do you have questions about... Healthy Families New York supported by Dia:Beacon 3 Beacon St., Beacon 845-440-0100 With 240,000 square feet of exhibition space inside a converted Nabisco box-printing facility, the mu- seum owns 31 acres along the banks of the Hudson River, and is adjacent to 90 acres of riverfront parkland. It is a 5-minute walk from the Met- ro-North train station in Beacon, and this summer's Community Free Day, held July 11, includes engaging interactive workshops for kids. Sullivan County Lake Superior State Park 342 Dr Duggan Rd., Bethel 845-794-3000, ext. 5002 Spend a day at this 1,409-acre state park, which features a sandy beach with a swimming area as well as areas for picnics. There's also a volleyball court, a playground and barbecue grills, and you can rent a rowboat or a paddle boat. Fishing is allowed for those with a fishing license. Columbia County Olana 5720 State Rte. 9G, Hudson 518-828-6742 Art and history come to life on the 250-acre estate of Olana. The former home of famed Hudson River School painter Frederic Edwin Church offers stunning views across the landscape he himself spent 40 years design- ing. Check their website for special family-friendly weekend events, like building your own terrarium, garden picnics, or a lesson in catching drag- on flies. Elora Tocci is a freelance writer born and raised in the Hudson Val- ley. She currently works as a com- munications assistant at Teach For America in New York City.

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