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HVP June 2016

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Page 24 of 47 n Hudson Valley Parent 25 It's a Family Affair! Dedicated to exploring and interpreting 19th century rural life. Shop in a 130-year-old general store See a real Mastodon skeleton Make a candle Step inside a 200-year-old log cabin Sit in a one-room schoolhouse All that and be home in time for dinner! Tour the Museum • Join us for featured events • Bring your classroom Museum Village 1010 State Route 17M Monroe, NY 10950 845-782-8248 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-$10 Hudson Valley ANNUAL EVENTS The Hudson Valley never ceases to amaze us with it's multitude of kid-friendly events! Break out of your routine by heading out to a great event! (Continued on Page 20) Catskill Fly Fishing Center & Muse- um ($/A). 1031 Old Rt. 17, Livingston Manor. A historical and contemporary museum, an education center. 845-439- 4810. catskillf Center for Performing Arts at Rhine- beck ($$$$/A). 661 Rte. 308, Rhinebeck. Enjoy Broadway caliber performances in Rhinebeck! 845-876-3080. CenterFor- Children's Museum of Science & Technology ($/A). 250 Jordan Rd., Troy. Children's museum of science discov- ery and play. Interactive activities and nature place. 518-235-2120. Circleville Town Park (FREE/A). Creamery Rd., off Rte. 302, Circleville. Swimming, picnicking and playground. Open May to Sept. 8am-dusk. 845-692- 7800. Clermont State Historic Site ($/A). 87 Clermont Ave., Germantown. Ancestral estate of Robert R. Livingston, nego- tiator of the Louisiana Purchase. Free access to gardens, picnicking and the visitor center. Bear Mountain State Park ($/A). Palisides Pkwy., Rte. 9W North, Bear Mountain Merry-go-round, trailside Museums & Zoo, hiking, biking and cross-country ski trails. 845-786-2701. Belleayre Mountain ($$$$/S). 181 Galli Curci Rd., Highmount. Scenic chair li rides offered in summer; in fall, fishing, hiking, and biking. Summer concert series. 845-254-5600. Berean Park (FREE/A). Reservoir Rd., Highland. Located at the base of Illinois Mountain, seasonal park with a san- dy beach, barbeques, pavilion, picnic tables, bathroom facilities, concession stand, walking and hiking trails. 845- 691-8011. townof Black Creek Forest Preserve ($/A). Rte. 9W, Winding Brook Acres, Eso- pus. Family friendly 2 mile hiking trail through the forest leading to an over- look on the Hudson. 845-473-4440. Bluestone Wild Forest (FREE/A). 21 South Putt Corners Rd., New Paltz. 3,000 acre park at the gateway of the Catskill Forest Preserve. Family-friendly hiking trails, biking and cross country skiing, lake and ponds for fishing and paddling. 845-256-3000. Boice's Farm & Garden ($$/A). 600 Kings Hwy., Saugerties. In season farm fresh vegetables, pumpkins in the fall, wreaths in December. Annuals and perennials. 845-246-7426. Borchert Orchards ($-$$/A). 278 Lattintown Rd., Marlboro. Pick your own apple orchard with beautiful views. 845-236-7239 Bounce Trampoline ($$-$$$/A). 2 Neptune Rd., Poughkeepsie. Sports complex with trampoline courts, mul- tiple foam pits, slam dunk basketball, separate Bounce! Jr. Zone. 845-206- 4555. Bowdoin Park (FREE/A). 85 Sheafe Rd., Wappinger Falls. A 300 acre recre- ational park for the whole family. Hiking trails, tennis, athletic fields, children's play area, picnic areas. 845-298-4600. Breezy Hill Orchard and Cider Mill ($-$$/A). 828 Centre Rd., Staatsburg. Growing great tasting fruits since 1949. Heirloom fruit varieties, new varieties and cider. 845-266-3979. hudsonvalley- Butterf ly Botanicals ($/A). 363 Petti- coat Ln., Bloomingburg. Butterf ly house open to the public, educational pro- grams and school group tours. 845-733- 7713. Catamount Ski Area ($$$$/S). Rte.23, Hillsdale. Family ski area with snow- board megaplex and moving walkway for beginners. 518-325-3200. cata- Catskill Animal Sanctuary ($-$$/A). 316 Old Stage Rd., Saugerties. A haven for animals who have suffered neglect. Tours, cooking classes and kids summer camp. 845-336-8447. Catskill Fish Hatchery (FREE/A). 402 Mongaup Rd., Livingston Manor. Hatcheries are informative and fun to visit any time of the year. is hatch- ery specializes in rearing brown trout for stocking lakes, ponds and streams across New York State. 845-439-4328. (Continued on Page 26)

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