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HVP November 2017

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40 Hudson Valley Parent n November 2017 24: Friday Romp and Stomp. Ages 1-3 years old. Romp and Stomp focuses on developing your child's pre-literacy skills. The program is designed to engage your children with short stories, finger plays, action rhymes and songs, as well has help improve motor, sensory and social skills with play time. Registration is required. 10:30am. Tuxedo Park Library. 227 Rte. 17, Tuxedo Park. 351-2207. Story Hour. Be an artist! Create an original work of your won art and hang it in the Duck Pond Gallery for the month of December for sale! We will sing songs, read a story and make some art. 5-8 yr olds 4pm. Town of Esopus Library. 128 Canal St., Port Ewen. 338-5580. 25: Saturday Rockin' Saturdays. Rockin' Saturday is our "All Ages" open jump night. Be ready to jump, laugh with friends and enjoy an evening of "fitness and competition disguised as fun." Every Saturday 9-11pm. Rockin' Jump. 333 North Bedford Rd., Mount Kisco. 914-743-5730. Tai Chi and Wushu Kung Fu fitness program. Children's Fitness programs for all ages. Teen fitness programs, adult fitness programs, elders programs for age 60 up. 9am ages 5 to 12. 10am adults. 11am teens 13 to 18. Saint Thomas Episcopal Church. 47 Old Rte. 9W, New Windsor. 249-9230. 26: Sunday Preschool Story Time with Miss Penny. Join Miss Penny for reading, singing and crafting fun! For children ages 2-5. 10:30-11:30am. Tivoli Free Library. 86 Bdwy, Tivoli. 757-3771. Young People's Concert. The Harlem Quartet performs a concert designed for children in grades K-6. 11am. Maverick Concerts. 120 Maverick Rd., Woodstock. 679-8217. 27: Monday Wind and Solar: The Renewable Energy Revolution. An interactive exhibit sponsored by GE Renewable Energy. The exhibit encourages visitors' understanding of renewable energy technology and climate change factors, while inspiring advocacy for renewable solutions to society's ever-increasing energy demands. Visitors make their own wind turbine, watch how changing a landscape impacts the topography and explore the Earth and Solar System with the Magic Planet. 9am - 5pm. miSci. 15 Nott Terrace Heights, Schenectady. 518-382-7890. 28: Tuesday Itty Bitty Playdate. Ages birth to 3 years old. It's never too early to start visiting the library! Make a date to play at these casual and self-guided programs. Tuxedo Park Library will supply the toys and puzzles – you bring the fun! Registration is required. 10-11:30am. Tuxedo Park Library. 227 Rte. 17, Tuxedo Park. 351-2207. Library Story Time. Stories, Rhymes, Games And Songs. Ages 2-5 years old, their caregivers, siblings and guests. Every Tuesday. 11:15-11:45am. Livingston Manor Free Library. 92 Main St., Livingston Manor. 439-5440. Tuesday for Tots. Tuesdays: 10am-12pm, drop-in, ages 2-5. A special time for our younger visitors to gain preschool readiness skills in a fun and social environment. Play-dough, crafts, activities and friends! The Children's Museum at Saratoga. 69 Caroline St., Saratoga Springs. 518-584-5540. 29: Wednesday Mommy and Me Class. Class is designed for children 18-36 months and their caregivers. The class will include singing, story-time, a sensory based activity/game, snack and a craft! Each week, a new theme is introduced such as colors, numbers, nursery rhymes, and seasons. The cost is $75.00 a month. 10-11:15am. Montgomery Nursery School. 21 Wallkill Ave., Montgomery. 457-7415. Urinetown Workshop. To pee or not to pee? That is the question being asked by the White Plains Performing Arts Center Conservatory Theatre this spring! Students grades 7-12 are welcome to join us for a free workshop exploring Urinetown, a Tony-winning musical comedy. 4pm-5:30pm. White Plains Performing Arts Center. 11 City Place, White Plains. 914-328-1600. 30: Thursday Art Class for kids. Join instructor Rowan Willigan for this fun art class for kids ages 10 and up! Stu- dents will experiment with a variety of mediums and techniques including but not limited to watercolor, abstraction, still-life and collage. Thursday afternoons from 3:30-4:30pm. The D'amby Project Studio. 7270 South Bdwy., Red Hook. 750-2867. Home School Jump. Enjoy Rockin' Jump as your preferred venue for physical activity! Let the kids jump on our numerous trampolines, climb our rock wall and more all while they enjoy fitness disguised as fun. $15 for 2 hours of jump. Must show valid Home School I.D. Homeschool hours are Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3-6pm. Rockin' Jump. 333 North Bedford Rd., Mount Kisco. 914-743-5730. Zumbini - Kalino Finds the Music. For kids ages 0-4.The program combines music, dance and educational tools for 45 minutes of bonding, learning and fun! Zumbini uses all original music and movement to promote cognitive, social, fine/ gross motor skills and emotional development in infants, toddlers and pre-school-aged children all while strengthening the bond between caregiver and child. 2-3pm. IXL Health and Fitness. 3139 Rte. 9W, Saugerties. 246-6700. CALENDAR (Continued from Page 39) For more great calendar listings visit us online at By LISA IANNUCCI W hether you are joining your school's PTO or PTA, Katie Randall says that the goal is to connect parents to the school. "The teachers and administration cannot possibly do everything a school needs," says Randall, the 37-year-old mom who is a volunteer webmaster for the Wappingers School District and says that she donates about two to three hours a month. "The parents must be involved and the PTA is essential." Establish connections & address concerns At Arlington's LaGrange Middle School, sixth-grade teacher Laurie Bryant agrees that joining whatever organization your school has is a great way for parents to feel connected to the school. What you need to know about the PTO Get involved in your child's school

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