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Page 32 of 39 n Hudson Valley Parent 33 Natural Stone Bridge & Caves Park 535 Stone Bridge Rd., Pottersville, NY 518-494-2283 Admission: Self-guided tour is $14.95 for adults, $8.50 for chil- dren 5-12 years old and children 4 years and younger are free. Sum- mer fun tour is $85. Hours: 9am to 6pm (arrive 90 minutes before closing). Take a self-guided tour of the largest marble cave in the East. Or take the summer adventure tour, crawling, climbing and yes, float- ing through the deeper caves. Must be at least 13 years old. Grab Lunch at The Main Street Ice Cream Parlor 6339 Main St., Chestertown, NY 518-494-7940 The Main Street Ice Cream Par- lor has delicious cones, milkshakes, and sandwiches. Fort Ticonderoga 102 Fort Ti Rd., Ticonderoga, NY 518-585-2821; Hours: May 27 - September 17 9:30am-5pm daily. Admission: Adults $23. Seniors $21, Children (5-12) $10, Children (4 and under) Free Visit this historic 18th-century star fort built by the French near the south end of Lake Champlain. Children's tour available. Try your hand at colonial tailoring or shoemaking. Watch a musket demonstration. Drive to the top of Mount Defiance to check out the views and end with a daily tour at 4pm. Lake George Steamboat 57 Beach Rd., Lake George, NY 518-668-5777; 1-800-553-BOAT Hours: Cruises run from mid morning until night throughout the summer. Admission: Ticket prices vary. The Minne-Ha-Ha hour-long cruise is perfect for kids and families with tight schedules. She takes an hour-long cruise, 7 times a day. The Moonlite Cruise sets sail every Saturday night and has live entertainment. The Mohican offers food-themed cruise most evenings during the week (Taco Tuesday, Mac 'n Cheese Wednesday, Pizza Thursday, and Pasta Friday). The 190-foot-long Lac du Saint Sacrement offers a two-hour lunch or dinner cruise daily. Day Trip #5: Lake George here we come! MFTP logo here Tail Waggin' Tutors Saturdays. School-aged children who can use a boost of confidence in their reading skills are invited to read with one of our Tail Waggin' Tutors Certified, Licensed Therapy Dogs! 11a.m.-noon. Newburgh Free Library. 124 Grand St, Newburgh. 563-3601. 4: Sunday 5th Annual Kingston Multi-Cultural Festival. International foods, music and dance performanc- es representing area ethnic groups. Free. 1-5 p.m. Kingston Roundout. Historic waterfront, Kingston. 338-8131. New Paltz Rotary Touch A Truck. An interactive family event where kids can touch and explore their favorite big rigs. Other activities include bounce houses, face painting, coloring contest, Hurd's cow train and more. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Ulster County Fairgrounds. Libertyville Rd, New Paltz. 797-3063. The Mommy Dash 5K/10K Family Day. Run or walk to support Sparrow's Nest. Kids fun run too! Must register. 8-11 a.m. Dutchess County Rail Trail at Van Wyck Ln, Wappingers Falls. 5: Monday Preschool Story Hour. Stories, finger plays and songs and encourage learning sounds, letter recognition, and new words. 10:30-11:30 a.m. Town of Ulster Public Library. 860 Ulster Ave, Kingston. 338-7881. Take Time for a Story Walk. Your favorite picture books come alive as you walk, read and experience the story. Do a coordinating craft at the end of your walk. 4-6 p.m. Goshen Public Library. 203 Main St, Goshen. 294-6606. 6: Tuesday "Get Up and Move!": A Fitness and Literacy Program. 3:45-4:45pm. Hudson Area Library. 51 North 5th St, Hudson. 518-828-1792 x101. Shake, Rattle, and Read. Music and movement program featuring songs, instruments, rhyme, and more for children ages 1-5. 1-1:30 p.m. Newburgh Free Library. 124 Grand St, Newburgh. 563-3601. 7: Wednesday Free Babywearing Learning Meeting. Join Babywearers International for a free educational meeting and hands-on help. 10-11:30 a.m. Waddle and Swaddle. 474 Main St, Beacon. Ice Cream Truck Day. A scoop of ice cream, music, and good company! Wednesdays, 2 p.m. New Windsor Country Inn. 450 Temple Hill Rd, New Windsor. 565-8110. (Continued on Page 35)

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