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HVP June 2016

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16 Hudson Valley Parent n June 2016 best part? No previous experience is required. But wait – there's more Your little firefighters will love the FASNY Museum of Firefighting, which is a must-see, especially for younger kids. Explore a whopping 50,000 square feet of space where kids can learn about 300 years of firefighting history, 60 engines and years' worth of firefighters' gear including helmets, turnout coats, self-contained breathing apparatus, fire boots and much more are on exhibit. If you think your child's art needs to be confined to the box of crayons the scrap paper you give them at the kitchen table, visit West's Ceramics in Highland. Learn to make pottery with seminars that teach the basics. When you're looking for fun things to do in the Hudson Valley, the off-the-beaten path places that aren't cluttered with families every weekend might be the perfect fit. You'll never know if what you may find could be the next excitingly cool place to go. Lisa Iannucci is a freelance writer who lives in Poughkeepsie and is a regular contributor to Hudson Valley Parent. 3206 Rt. 9W New Windsor, NY 12553 (845) 561-5227 301 Main Street Beacon, NY 12508 (845) 831-5995 ORANGEPEDIATRICCARE.COM ORANGE PEDIATRIC CARE, P.C. Looking for Quality, Compassionate, Personalized Pediatric Care? Call us today for care you and your child will know and trust! Maria Bernardez, MD - Board Certifi cate, FAAP Pediatrician • Evelyn Santiago, FNP NOW OPEN LATE ON THURSDAY - 11:00 - 7:00 HIDDEN TREASURES (Continued from Page 15) Come and hang out with Hermione the goat at the Catskill Animal Sanctuary. Photo by Janet Holmes

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