Hudson Valley Parent

HVP January 2017

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Page 30 of 35 n Hudson Valley Parent 31 11: Wednesday Family Zumbathon for Pets Alive. Start the New Year off right by getting fit for pets in need! 6-8pm. New Beginnings Learning Academy. 33 Albert St, Middletown. 342-0051. Making Masterpieces. Find out how to turn regular straws into straw sculptures. Fee. 2:30pm. Mid Hudson Children's Museum. 75 North Water St, Poughkeepsie. 471-0589. The Eagle Huntress. Follow a 13-year old girl on her journey to become an eagle hunter. 1pm. Fee. Rosendale Theatre. 408 Main St, Rosendale. Staff Picks A trip to a museum can be an adven- turous learning experience for every- one in the family. The Hudson Valley is home to many museums, historic sites, and learning centers—these are just a few to get you started. Check hours before visiting. Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art. SUNY New Paltz 1 Hawk Dr., New Paltz. Lots of important works of art created by artists that have lived and worked in the Hudson Valley and Catskill regions. 257-3844. Hudson Highlands Nature Museum Outdoor Discovery Center. 100 Muser Dr., Cornwall. A center for nature with a focus on environmental education. Programs focus on the unique ecology of the Hudson Highlands. 534- 5506. Dia:Beacon. 3 Beekman St., Beacon. Located in a repurposed old factory building on Bea- con's waterfront, the museum has works by some of the most important artists of the 1960s and 1970s, including Donald Judd and Andy Warhol. 440-0100. West Point Museum. United States Military Academy, 2110 New South Post Rd., West Point, Houses what is considered to be the oldest and largest diversified public collection of military relics in the Western Hemisphere. Admission is free and the Visitors Center and West Point Museum are open to the general public daily. 938-3590. Museum of Firefighting. 117 Harry Howard Ave., Hudson. Contains the premiere collections of firefighting apparatus, equipment, gear and mem- orabilia in the world complete with a significant amount of hands-on activities. Pressing a button sets the house ablaze, and the bucket brigade begins, with kids filling reproduction leather buckets from the well and passing them along until the "fire" is extinguished. 877-347-3687. Children's Museum. 75 North Water St., Poughkeepsie. Its newest exhibit, Link, Lift, Launch invites children to create helicopters, launch rockets, and build all sorts of cool things providing an age-appropriate introduc- tion to Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM). 471-0589. Museum Village. 1010 State Rte. 17M, Monroe. Offers visi- tors the opportunity to explore vignettes of 19th century American life using a large collection of eclectic artifacts. 782- 8248. Time and the Valleys Museum. 322 Main St., Grahamsville. Home to the history of the Rondout and Neverskink Watersheds, it offers families an interac- tive look at a unique piece of local history with activities, puzzles and hands-on experiences for children as well as an edu- cational guide through the history of the watersheds. 985-7700 10: Tuesday ABC123 Storytime. Early literacy skills through stories, games and hands-on activities. Must Register. 11:15am, Tuesdays. Albert Wisner Library. 1 McFarland Dr, Warwick. 986-1047. Afternoon Art 123. Sting Art Letters. 2:30pm. Mid Hudson Children's Museum. 75 North Water St, Poughkeepsie. 471-0589. Tail Waggin' Tutors. School-aged who can use confidence in their reading skills are invited to read with one of our Tail Waggin' Tutors Certified, Licensed Therapy Dogs! 11am-12pm. Newburgh Free Library. 124 Grand St, Newburgh. 563-3601. You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown. Our beloved characters come to life in a revised version of the comic. 8pm Fri & Sat, 3pm Sun. Center for Perform- ing Arts. 661 Rte 308 Rhinebeck. 876-3080. 7: Saturday Holiday Open Barn at Stony Kill Farm. Outdoor recreational activities including barn animals for the family. 3-6pm. Stony Kill Farm. 79 Farmstead Ln, Wappingers Falls. Kids Yoga. Our Kids Yoga programs, for 3 - 6, and 7 - 11 year olds, is designed to help support mind and body awareness and development. Every Saturday. 12:30-1:30pm. Hudson River Yoga. 2600 South Rd, Poughkeepsie. 204-9111. Kakizome 2016. An interactive workshop on the Japanese traditional first calligraphy writing of the New Year. Free. 2pm. Arts Mid-Hudson. 696 Dutchess Tpk, Poughkeepsie. 454-3222. Winter Holiday Exhibition. Featuring the work of 20 professional artists. 12-5, Sat and Sun. Banner- man Island Gallery. 150 Main St, Beacon. 416-8342. World Tea Party. School age children are invited to enjoy a tasting of teas from around the world. 1-2:30pm. Newburgh Free Library. 124 Grand St, Newburgh. 563-3601. 8: Sunday Lego Club. Sundays, No registration just drop in and use your imagination to create. 1pm. Blodgett Memorial Library. 37 Broad St, Fishkill. 896-9215. Middle Grades Math Club. Celebrate your love of mathematics and join us for some fun! Grades 6-8. 3-4pm. Newburgh Free Library. 124 Grand St, Newburgh. 563-3601. Pink Out. Four basketball games throughout the Hudson Valley will help support the Miles of Hope Breast Cancer Foundation. Arlington High School and John Jay High School. Lagrangeville and Hopewell Jct. World's Largest Lesson. Skiing and Snowboard- ing for the Guinness Book of World Records. Mt. Peter. 51 Old Mt. Peter Rd, Warwick. 986-4940. 9: Monday Children's Theatre Program. Learn the tricks of the trade in an 8week acting workshop. For ages 8-12. Fee. Mid Hudson Civic Center. 14 Civic Center Plaza, Poughkeepsie. 454.5800 x1208 Winter Storytime Registration. In-person registration begins for story time for children birth to age 5 with their adult caregivers. 9am-5pm. Newburgh Free Library. 124 Grand St, Newburgh. 563-3601. For more museums, log onto (Continued on Page 32)

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