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Page 40 of 47 n Hudson Valley Parent 41 search for antique toys hidden throughout the historic house. 12-4pm. Locust Grove. 2683 South Rd., Poughkeepsie. 545-4500. Sinterklaas Rhinebeck. A day long, colorful celebration of dance, theatre and music. Children's Starlight Parade at dusk. 11am; parade at dusk. Village of Rhinebeck. Various locations. 493-4000. 4: Monday Hour of Code. Interested in learning the basics of how coding works? Come to the library's Hour of Code, part of a nation-wide movement to get kids interested in computers and coding. Open to kids and teens age 7 to 17. 4-5pm. Newburgh Free Library e-Learning Center. 124 Grand St., Newburgh. 563-3601. Polar Express. November 17-December 28. All aboard! Discover the magic of Christmas with hot cocoa, a reading of the classic book and a special treat from Santa. See website for specific dates and times. Catskill Mountain Railroad. Aaron Ct., Kingston. 688-7400. 5: Tuesday Alphabet Soup. Ages 3-5 years old. A First "on my own" program with stories, fun crafts and games to increase literacy skills. Registration is required. 1:30pm. Tuxedo Park Library. 227 Rte. 17, Tuxedo Park. 351-2207. Family Ornament Exchange and Craft-a-Long. Drop in to be part of the winter holiday fun! Bring a new $5 and under wrapped holiday or winter ornament to exchange for a surprise one! While you are here, make handmade ornaments too! 5-7pm. Goshen Public Library & Historical Society Library Meeting Room. 203 Main St., Goshen. 294-6606. Tween/Teen Homeschool Club. An academic gathering of middle and high school homeschoolers for a weekly planned activity.10:30am- 12:30pm. Newburgh Free Library Storyhour Room. 124 Grand St., Newburgh. 563-3601. 6: Wednesday Branch Out! A book discussion for first-third graders. Children will take out the selected picture book from the Library at least a week in advance and read it with their families. We will have a discussion of the story/illustrations and an activity. Registration strongly suggested! This month...What Do You Do With An Idea? by Kobi Yamad. Newburgh Free Library TOWN BRANCH (1). 124 Grand St., Newburgh. 563-3601. Goshen Fall Films – Musicals. Holiday Inn - Bing Crosby and Fred Astaire sing and dance their way into your heart in the sensational musical comedy 1:30 - 3:30pm. Goshen Public Library & Historical Society Library Meeting Room. 203 Main St., Goshen. 294-6606. Reading Buddies with Paws for a Cause. Grades 1 and up. Come to the library and read to the Staff Picks Holiday Craft Fair and Charity Game Show. Dec. 2. Join us for a day of fun and shopping while we support our favorite charities as students and staff face off in a charity game show! Do some holiday shopping with our vendors, have a photo taken with Santa while enjoying food and drink supporting the Mahopac Middle School PTO. We will have kids' activities and performances as well! Raffle tickets will be available for purchase and a $1 per person donation is requested at the door. 10-4pm. Mahopac Middle School. 425 Baldwin Place Rd., Mahopac. 621-1330. Annual Menorah Workshop. Dec. 3. Children build their very own Menorahs. Receive a free apron from Home Depot, music and refreshments. Please RSVP by calling Chabad at 463-5801 or calling the Home Depot at 298-9200. 11:30am-1:30pm. The Home Depot. 1570 Rte. 9, Wappingers Falls. Hour of Code. Dec. 6. Anyone grade 2 and up may attend – adults included! Spend an hour with us learning to write some basic code using fun, game-like online tutorials. Coding with Star Wars, Mine Craft, Angry Birds, and more! Bring your own laptop or tablet or use one of ours - we have four available. Meet us in the Resource Room. Space is limited – registration is required. 5pm. Tuxedo Park Library. 227 Rte. 17, Tuxedo Park. 351-2207. Bring the Kids! 2nd Saturdays. Dec. 9. The second Saturday of each month – designed for kids (ages 4+) and their families. Explore the past through hands-on chores, games and crafts. Take a ashlight tour of the Boscobel mansion, have a snack and bring the memories home with a special craft. 9:30-11:30am. Boscobel House and Gardens. 1601 Rte. 9D, Garrison. 265-3638. Weekend Respite. Dec. 9. Greystone o ers a Saturday Respite Program once a month for children with autism and other developmental disabilities 6-21 years old. This program o ers a variety of fun recreational activities to promote social interaction both on-site and on field trips. 10am-3pm. Greystone Programs' Sugar Loaf Campus. 1404 Kings Highway, Sugar Loaf. 469-3760. Hanukkah Storytime. Dec. 13. Enjoy a morning story! 10am. Barnes and Nobles. 2518 South Rd., Poughkeepsie. 485-2224. Paws and Tales Noah's Ark Workshop. Dec. 13. Grades 1 and up. Come create a furry friend to be an at-home reading buddy. During the workshop, kids hand-stu their own buddy, then make a wish on a rainbow star before tucking the star safely inside their new friend! Take your buddy home and read away to your to your non-judgmental stuffed pal. Supplies are limited – registration required. 4:30pm. Tuxedo Park Library. 227 Rte. 17, Tuxedo Park. 351-2207. Family Free Night. Dec. 16. MHCM is open late and admission is FREE on the third Saturday of every month. Family Free Nights are sponsored by M&T Bank. Come play! 5-8pm. Mid- Hudson Children's Museum. 75 North Water St., Poughkeepsie. 471-0589. Children's Holiday Tea at Mount Gulian Historic Site. Dec. 28. Mount Gulian Historic Site will offer its popular Children's Holiday Tea. Holiday Tea welcomes children and adults to an event that combines fun, good manners and education about a bygone era, in an authentic location where social teas were once standard fare. Held in Mount Gulian's two main museum rooms, beautifully decorated for the holidays, with tables set with fine linens and china. The cost is $17 for children and $22 for adults. Adults must be accompanied by a child. Prepaid reservations are required by December 15. 12-2pm. Mount Gulian Historic Site. 145 Sterling St., Beacon. 831-8172. For more daily fun activities, log onto (Continued on Page 42)

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