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Page 34 of 43 n Hudson Valley Parent 35 Festivals and Fairs Hudson Valley Fair. May 4. The fair features rides for families and thrill seekers alike, all of your favorite carnival treats, entertainment, fireworks and much more! Open during the weekends through May 20. Fridays: 5pm, Saturdays and Sundays: 1pm. Dutchess Stadium. 1500 NY-9D, Wappingers Falls. Cupcake Festival. May 5. The sweetest event in the Hudson Valley! Shop local vendors and enjoy family fun activities! Slide down the inflatable slide or jump in the jumpy castles provided by Party Time Rentals. Enjoy over 20,000 cupcakes from local bakeries and bakers all over the Hudson Valley. Free admission. 1-5pm. Main St., Beacon. Apple Blossom Day. May 12. Fun for the whole family! Face painting, bounce houses, pony rides, cotton candy, lemonade, balloon animals. Craft vendors, BBQ, free live music and performances. 10am-4pm. Village of Red Hook. Village Parking Lot, Red Hook. 750-2254. Maifest: Celebration of spring. May 18. Enjoy Munich's Finest Beers Featuring SPATEN Beer, German Food and Baked Goods! Bavarian Pretzels, Vendors and Kids Entertainment. German Singers and Bavarian Dancers including The Bandltanz Around The Maypole! Event is Rain or Shine! Free Parking! 5-10pm. Germania of Poughkeepsie. 51 Old DeGarmo Rd., Poughkeepsie. 10th Annual Millbrook Literary Festival. May 19. This year's festival will present many timely, thought-provoking, and thoroughly entertaining authors and illustrators participating in panel discussions, readings and signings throughout the day. The Millbrook Literary Festival brings together a vibrant community of readers and writers to discuss how what we read — in history, culture, science, politics, and etc. — relates to our everyday lives. 10am-5pm. Millbrook Library. 3 Friendly Ln., Millbrook. 677-3611. MyKingstonKids Fest 2018: Land of Chocolate. May 19. This event provides an opportunity for children of all ages to enjoy an exciting day of activities and fun including puzzle party, Red Velvet Tea Party, candy making workshop, art show, performances and many surprises to come. The theme this year is Land Of Chocolate similar to Willie Wonka and The Chocolate Factory. 11am-4pm. Lace Mill. 165 Cornell St., Kingston. 282-0182. UFO Fair. May 19. Aliens once again arrive with live characters and pop-up street performances, food and crafts vendors, speakers on UFOs, the Alien Parade, and more. 10am. Town of Crawford. 121 State Rte. 302, Pine Bush . 744-2029 ext. 8. Wildflower Festival and Heirloom Seedling Sale. May 20. Come celebrate our native wildflowers, herbs, fruits and local biodiversity. The Hudson Valley Seed Company will be here with a huge array of organic vegetable and ower seedlings. Gardening experts will be on hand to answer your questions. Explore a large selection of rare native plants, water lilies, wild owers and a huge array of heirloom vegetable starts and unusual fruits. Tomatothon is back featuring organically grown tomatoes and peppers. 9am-5pm. Catskill Native Nursery. 607 Samsonville Rd., Kerhonkson. Uke Fest. May 25. Announcing our 6th annual family friendly weekend retreat for ukulele players of all skill levels! Workshops, concerts, jam sessions, great food and lots of fun. Tuition includes all classes, meals and a concert by our world-class staff. Bring the family and enjoy a weekend of music and friends in a gorgeous natural setting, rich in history. Children and teens are welcome to attend with a guardian. The Ashokan Center. 477 Beaverkill Rd., Olivebridge. 657-8333. Find a complete list of Festivals and Fairs at Free Library Storyhour Room. 124 Grand St., Newburgh. 563-3601. Girls' Empowerment Day. Join us for a day of workshops and activities that will empower you to be a leader and make a difference in your community. Open to 9th and 10th graders in Dutchess County. There will be workshops on positive self-esteem, managing healthy relationships, communicating assertively and leading healthy lives. Lunch and snacks are provided. 9:30am-3:30pm. Dutchess Community College. 53 Pendell Rd., Poughkeepsie. 431-8000. 6: Sunday Spring Crafts at Lyndhurst. Crafts at Lyndhurst showcases over 275 modern American makers, artists, designers and craftspeople from across the country. A full day of art and shopping for the entire family, interactive kids activities, delicious food, demonstrations and more. Rain or shine. No pets. Friday:10am-5pm, Saturday: 10am-6pm, Sunday:10am-5pm. Lyndhurst Estate. 635 South Broadway, Tarrytown. 331-7900. Goshen's Wild About Reading Ra e Challenge. It's Children's Book Week! Kids ages 3 and up can get a reading packet with ways to earn paw prints through reading and family activities. For every 5 paw prints, you will earn another raffle entry for one of our awesome raffle baskets with local prizes and other goodies! All Day . Goshen Public Library & Historical Society Just For Kids Area. 203 Main St., Goshen. 294-6606. Indoor Winter Market: Warwick. Last one for the season! Enjoy fresh produce, baked goods, meats and more. 10am-2pm. Peg's Eggs & Honey/Hillery Farms. 115 Liberty Corners Rd., Pine Island. 258-4998. Raconte-moi une histoire. Join us for a bilingual French and English language story time of books, songs and crafts. Ideal for children who speak or are learning French! 1:15-1:55pm. Newburgh Free Library Storyhour Room. 124 Grand St., Newburgh. 563-3601. 7: Monday Books and Babies: An Early Literacy Playtime. A fun program this spring for little ones ages birth -24 months! Join us to participate in a structured playtime that uses the five ideas of Every Child Ready to Read: Talking, Singing, Playing, Writing and Reading! 10-11am. Goshen Public Library & Historical Society Library Meeting Room. 203 Main St., Goshen. 294-6606. Bug Bonanza! Use sweep nets in the field, dip nets in the pond, kick nets in the stream, shake the trees and roll the logs in search of these little animals that call these places home. Pre-register online. 3:45-5pm. Hudson Highlands Nature Museum: Outdoor Discovery Center. 120 Muser Dr., Cornwall. 534-5506 ext. 204. (Continued on Page 36)

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