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Page 36 of 51 ■ Hudson Valley Parent 37 Tuxedo Ridge Ski Center ($$-$$$/A). 581 Rte. 17A, West Tuxedo. Ski & Snowboard NASTAR instruction 4-lane tubing park. 845-351-1122. Van Wyck Homestead Museum ($/A). 504 Rte. 9, Fishkill. Nat'l Historic Site. Dutch colonial homestead 1732. Revo- lutionary War headquarters 1776-1783. Open Weekends May to Oct. 845-896- 9560. Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site ($$/A). 4097 Albany Post Rd., Rte. 9, Hyde Park. Gardens and view of Hudson River. Open Daily. 845-229- 9115. Wallkill Valley Rail Trail (FREE/A). Main & Water St., New Paltz. A 12-mile unpaved path for walking and bicycling. *Walkway Over the Hudson (FREE/A). 61 Parker Ave., Poughkeep- sie & 87 Haviland Rd., Highland. Enjoy a family stroll along the world's longest elevated pedestrian bridge! e Walk- way is 212 feet tall and 1.28 miles long. 845-454-9649. Warwick Drive-In ($/A). 5 Warwick Tpke., Warwick. Park-like, grassy set- ting. First-run movies, multiple screens. 845-986-4440. Washington Headquarters State His- toric Site ($/A). 84 Liberty St., New- burgh. Washington's headquarters from 1782-1783, during the Revolutionary War. Open from Apr. to Oct. 845-562- 1195. *Westchester Broadway Theatre ($$$$/S,T). 1 Broadway Plaza, Elms- ford. Bring the whole family to enjoy a full-scale Broadway production. 2015 season includes: West Side Story and Godspell. 914-592-2222. *West Point Museum ($/A). 2110 South Post Rd., West Point. e oldest and largest public collection of militaria in the Western Hemisphere. 845-938- 3590. *Willow Hill Farm ($$$$/S). 611-641 Rte. 211, Montgomery. Your child is sure to love spending the summer at Willow HVP11100 SUMMER SERIES THE CENTER FOR PERFORMING ARTS AT RHINEBECK FOR INFORMATION & TICKETS VISIT CENTERFORPERFORMINGARTS.ORG OR CALL 845-876-3080 661 RTE. 308, RHINEBECK • 845-876-3080 • CENTERFORPERFORMINGARTS.ORG (Continued on Page 38) Q Hudson Valley Parent 19 JUNE 5th Annual Carlys' Kids Day ($/A). June 1 (11am-4pm). Face painting, bouncy houses, a dunk tank, crafts, cookie decorating, performances, tattoos, games and more. Children who donate a new book will receive a voucher for their choice of a free cotton candy, snow cone or popcorn item. Orange County Choppers. Rte. 17K, Newburgh. 845-742-6370. Greek Festival (Free/A). June 6-9 (Thu. 5:30pm-10pm; Fri. noon- midnight; Sat. 11am-midnight; Sun. 12pm-8pm). The largest cultural festival in Rockland County. Foods, pastries, music, handicrafts and children's activities. 1 Marycrest Rd., West Nyack. 845-623-4023. 7th Annual REACH Foundation Fun Run ($- $$$$/A). June 9 (8am). There will be refreshments, t-shirts, entertainment and lots of family fun! 5K awards will be given in 5 different age categories. Fees: $5/student walk; $10/adult walk; $25/5K runner. Torne Valley Sports Complex. 115 Torne Valley Rd., Hillburn. 914-414-3069. 14th Annual Kingston Kayak Festival ($$/A). June 8 (10am- 4pm). Thinking about getting into kayaking? If so, this is a great opportunity to get instruction, paddle a few boats and check out the latest gear. Refreshments, vendors and on-water demos. Kingston Point Beach. 53 Delaware Ave., Kingston. 845-338-5021. JULY Mid-Hudson Balloon Festival ($/A). July 5-7. Be there for the incredible sight of hot air balloons launching over the Hudson. There will be an early morning and an evening launch on Saturday and Sunday. This year Dutchess County is celebrating 300 years of Democracy with a Freedom 5K on Saturday (9-10am) 845-454-1700. Festa (Free/A). July 18-20 (6pm- 11pm). Two days of Children's rides and games, specialty foods, music, and craft vendors. St. Joseph's Church grounds. 34 South Chestnut St., New Paltz. 845-255-5635. Hurley Stone House Day ($/T). July 13 (10am-4pm). Explore America's oldest private homes with costumed guides, militia re-enactors, crafts and colonial era demonstrations along with the Town Library fair. Rain or shine. Main Street, Hurley. 845-331-4121. Grey Fox Annual Bluegrass Festival ($$$$/A). July 18-21 (8am-12am). Enjoy four days of world-renown bluegrass & acoustic music, outstanding food, crafts, and vendors. $170/whole festival inc. Great Places... Let's Go! Kid-friendly rating: P - Preschoolers S - School age T - Teens A - All ages Please call ahead to verify times and fees. Dates are subject to change, please call to confirm. $$$ - $10-$20 $$$$ - $20 & up Fees: $ - $5 & under $$ - $5-$10 Hudson Valley ANNUAL EVENTS The Hudson Valley never ceases to amaze us with it's multitude of kid-friendly events! Break out of your routine by heading out to a great event! (Continued on Page 20)

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