February 2014

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10+ Best Dates for Valentine's Day

Check out some of the best places to take your loved one this Valentine's Day

Blackened Shrimp and Corn Chowder (Recipe)

A hearty chowder courtesy of The American Craft Beer Cookbook

Common Core and Race to the Top Programs

A testy situation: New state and federal programs have parents and educators up in arms. PLUS: See which local schools have opted out of these programs

10 Reasons to Ski Locally This Season

Head for the (local) hills: Skiers and snowboarders don’t need to leave the Valley to enjoy first-class fun on the slopes

Hinduism in the Hudson Valley

That old time religion: As relevant today as it was ages ago, Hinduism gives its followers freedom to choose their own path. Just remember to remove your shoes

Where in the Hudson Valley Contest: “Iron Ally” Great Chain

The Colonial troops’ Revolutionary blockade

Event Photos and Party Pictures: On the Town (February 2014)

See who’s been out on the town in the Hudson Valley in our February 2014 gallery of party pictures and events photos

Valley Olympians Compete in Sochi

The Valley cheers for its local Olympians, Kevin Shattenkirk of New Rochelle and Josephine Pucci of Pearl River

Sending Your Kids to the Right School in 2014 (Editor’s Letter)

A word from Hudson Valley Editor in Chief, Olivia J. Abel

Letters to the Editor in February 2014

Read our letters to the editor for February 2014, including our Where in the Hudson Valley “Wall Art” contest answer

A Meat-Lover Turns Vegan — and Doesn’t Hate It (The Final Word Opinion Column)

The reluctant vegan: A friend’s off-the-cuff challenge results in a surprising lifestyle change

Events: Out & About in February 2014

The Towne Crier returns, speaking of history, and remembering a really “big shew”

How to Host Your Own Hudson Valley Olympics

Can’t make it to the Sochi Winter Games? Here are nine medal-worthy events cool enough for any Valley Olympian

Best Places to Stay This Valentine's Day

Turn a romantic day into a romantic weekend with the help of these hotel and inn specials

Events: Polly’s Editor’s Picks in February 2014

Senior Editor Polly Sparling lists her top event picks for February 2014

Natural Wigs for Cancer Patients at An'Tyrice Salon

A new ’do: A Poughkeepsie hairstylist makes wigs for cancer patients — using their own hair

Where to Drink: Super Bowl Bar and Pub Specials

Take advantage of drink specials (and the warm, cozy indoors) at these local bars and pubs during the Super Bowl

Events: Kids' Play Dates in February 2014

From Groundhog Day to Valentine’s Day, here are fun activities to help everyone beat the winter blues

Where to Stay: Super Bowl Weekend Hotel Packages

Looking for places to stay for Super Bowl weekend? Here are some of our top picks for getaway deals

Where to Eat: Super Bowl Dinners and Restaurant Specials

Fourth down? Forget it — here are four courses (and then some) that’ll have you doing a touchdown dance

Bacon Sweet Potato Sticks with Bacon-Bourbon Sauce (Recipe)

Peter Kaminsky and Marie Rama — authors of Bacon Nation — recommend this sweet treat for the big game

32 Top Hudson Valley Private Schools in 2014

See which Hudson Valley private schools made the grade in 2014

Oatmeal: Most Popular (Local) Toppings and Why You Should Be Eating It

What's the healthiest and hippest food around these days? Believe it or not, it's oatmeal. And we promise this is not your grandmother's porridge anymore

How Planet Wings Preps for the Super Bowl

Local franchise Planet Wings scores big with its chicken specialty

The Hudson Valley’s Top Private High Schools and Programs in 2014

Ready for college? Top teachers and innovative programs — from early college to Mandarin studies — are helping local kids make the grade. PLUS: The Race to the Top: what does it really mean?

Trevor Zoo Program at Millbrook School, Millbrook

One of the Valley's top educational programs in 2014

Mandarin Language Class at Trinity-Pawling School, Pawling

One of the Valley's top educational programs in 2014

Pathways in Technology (P-TECH) Early College High School Program

One of the Valley's top educational programs in 2014

Smart Scholars Early College High School Program

One of the Valley's top educational programs in 2014

Robotics Program, Oakwood Friends School, Poughkeepsie

One of the Valley's top educational programs in 2014

Lisa Reece, STEM Program Innovator at Warwick Valley High School, Warwick

Meet one of the Valley's top teachers in 2014

Colleen Bucci, Master Teacher at FDR High School, Hyde Park

Meet one of the Valley's top teachers in 2014

10 Coolest Renovated Train Stations

RR redux: Built during the 19th century, and often abandoned in the 20th, Valley train stations are being revamped for other uses

Hopewell Depot, Hopewell Junction

One of Dutchess County’s renovated train stations

High View Depot, Bloomingburg

One of Sullivan County’s renovated train stations

Cold Spring Train Station, Cold Spring

One of Putnam County’s renovated train stations

Copake Falls Train Station, Copake Falls

One of Columbia County’s renovated train stations

Erie Depot, Middletown

One of Orange County’s renovated train stations

Millerton Train Station, Millerton

One of Dutchess County’s renovated train stations

Milton-on-Hudson Station, Milton

One of Ulster County’s renovated train stations

New Paltz Train Station, New Paltz

One of Ulster County’s renovated train stations

Union Station, Chatham

One of Columbia County’s renovated train stations

West Shore Station, Newburgh

One of Orange County’s renovated train stations

Must-Read Blog: I Ride the Harlem Line

Local blogger Emily Moser chronicles her railway travels

History of the 1793 Fire in Albany

The alarming cry of fire: In 1793, the city of Albany burned — and three slaves hanged for it

52 Main, Millerton: Tapas Dining and Cuisine in Dutchess County (Mini Restaurant Review)

Tapas at 52 Main in Millerton, NY

Former Hornets Coach Jeff Bower Returns to Marist

A Q&A with basketball junkie Jeff Bower
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  Support the Rombout Fire Co. by attending their Pancake Breakfast! Menu items will include pancakes, eggs, sausage, bacon, orange juice, tea & coffee and an omelet...

Cost: $10 adults, $9 seniors, $7 children over age 5

Where:
Rombout Fire House
901 Main St.
Fishkill, NY  12524
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Sponsor: Rombout Fire Co.
Telephone: 845-896-8620
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  Adirondack Mountain Club (ADK) trip leader Don Urmston will teach students how to get started kayaking, what gear to buy, where to go paddling, where to meet other paddlers and...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Different libraries in the area
Beacon, NY  12508


Sponsor: Mid-Hudson ADK
Telephone: 845-457-4552
Contact Name: Don Urmston
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  The Caring Bunny™ event, offers families with special needs a subdued environment to participate in the Bunny Photo Experience. This year, skip the line and book your...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Jefferson Valley Mall
650 Lee Blvd
Yorktown Heights, NY  10598
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Telephone: 914-245-4688
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  Click! Selections from the George Stephanopoulos Collection presents the works of thirteen artists who happen to be important photographers. The photographic prints in the exhibition are...

Cost: Visit website

Where:
The Hyde Collection Art Museum
161 Warren Street
Glens Falls, NY  12801
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Contact Name: Alice Grether
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Green thumbs, rejoice! The first signs of spring are in bloom at the Capital District Garden & Flower Show. Explore 17,000-square-feet of lush gardens and more than 100 flower arrangements;...

Cost: $12

Where:
Hudson Valley Community College
80 Vandenburgh Ave.
Troy, NY  12180
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Sponsor: MVP Health Care, Price Chopper Supermarkets, Cornell Cooperative Extension & CLA Site
Telephone: 518-631-5110
Contact Name: Pennie Gonzalez
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An indoor epicurean upmarket of prepared foods & produce from farm fare to fresh baked, traditional to exotic, and savory to indulgent, served in the lively communal tradition of the ancient...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
The OUTSIDE IN
249 Ferdon Ave.
Piermont, NY  10968
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Telephone: 845-398-0706
Contact Name: Declan
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We know, we know: It’s not the size that counts. But size can be impressive. From January 30 to March 29, the Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center at Vassar College will present XL:...

Where:
Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center at Vassar College
124 Raymond Ave.
Poughkeepsie, NY
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Telephone: 845-437-5237
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  Enjoy a group hike around Hudson Highlands State Park. Venture up to the dam from the Route 9D trailhead and continue on to Notch Trail, which loops around and comes back to the...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Scenic Hudson Parking Lot
Route 9D
Mt. Beacon Parking
Beacon, NY  12508
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Sponsor: Mid-Hudson ADK
Telephone: 917-692-1159
Contact Name: John Ragusa
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Sing yourself into a better state of being on Sunday mornings. Start your week off from a place of inner sanctity using voice to restore balance, heal and connect in the...

Cost: $15

Where:
Unison Arts Center
68 Mountain Rest Road
New Paltz, NY  12561
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Sponsor: One True Voice
Telephone: 914-388-0632
Contact Name: Amy McTear
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  For over 20 years, Work to Ride has provided activities that promote discipline, self-esteem, motivation, social development, life skills, academic achievement and physical fitness...

Cost: $5

Where:
Gardnertown Farms
822 Gardnertown Farms Rd.
Newburgh, NY  12542
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Sponsor: Gardnertown Polo
Telephone: 845-236-4567
Contact Name: Duncan Huyler
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You've seen his face on the quarter, on the one dollar bill and now the most famous image of our most famous president is on view at the Hudson River Museum. For this exhibition, Gilbert...

Cost: $0 (FREE with Museum admission)

Where:
Hudson River Museum
511 Warburton Ave
Yonkers, NY  10701
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Sponsor: Hudson River Museum
Telephone: 914-963-4550
Contact Name: Tara Dawson
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An exhibition of new paintings and prints by Lou Hicks and Teresa Waterman exploring the subtleties of light and vision in our everyday experiences. 

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Miranda Arts Project Space
6 N Pearl Street
Port Chester, NY  10573
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Sponsor: Miranda Arts Project Space
Telephone: 914-318-7178
Contact Name: Patricia Miranda
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HVCCA launches a year of exhibitions and education programs exploring the artistic representation of Love: The First of the 7 Virtues and its antithesis, Seven Deadly Sins: Lust (scheduled to open...

Cost: $0 (FREE) members, $5 non-members

Where:
HVCCA
1701 Main Street
Peekskill, NY  10566
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Sponsor: HVCCA
Telephone: 914-788-0100
Contact Name: Jo-Ann Brody
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  In celebration of this two-day weekend event, activities will include special live fish presentations, feeding times, fun trout stories and crafts. Visitors can use microscopes...

Cost: $0 (FREE) for museum members, $3 non-members

Where:
Hudson Highlands Nature Museum
25 Boulevard
Wildlife Education Center
Cornwall-on-Hudson, NY  12520
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Telephone: 845-534-7781
Website »

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Frohawk, artist and storyteller, paints and writes stories about battles, conquests, and the cast of characters in his imaginary Republic of Frengland. The final episode in the artist’s...

Cost: $0 (FREE with Museum admission)

Where:
Hudson River Museum
511 Warburton Ave
Yonkers, NY  10701
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Sponsor: Hudson River Museum
Telephone: 914-963-4550
Contact Name: Tara Dawson
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  The NPBT sponsors Master Classes with world renowned dancers, allowing local dancers to learn from professionals without leaving the area.

Cost: $20

Where:
New Paltz School of Ballet
1 Bonticou View Drive
New Paltz, NY  12561
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Sponsor: New Paltz Ballet Theatre
Telephone: 845-255-0044
Contact Name: Lisa Naumann
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Family Studio: Art Projects offers creative activities for kids ages seven and up on weekends inspired by the Hudson River Museum's collections and exhibitions. Sessions led by Junior...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Hudson River Museum
511 Warburton Ave
Yonkers, NY  10701
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Sponsor: Hudson River Museum
Telephone: 914-963-4550
Contact Name: Aisha Yusuf
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Come and enjoy the second of three concerts sponsored by the Ulster Chamber Music Series featuring the wonderful artistry of the Borealis Wind Quintet. It will be a superb...

Cost: $25, $20 seniors, $0 (FREE) under 18

Where:
Church of the Holy Cross
30 Pine Grove Avenue
Kingston, NY  12401
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Sponsor: Ulster Chamber Music Series
Telephone: 845-336-8013
Contact Name: Susan Rafkind
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  Bring your furry friend to take photos with the Easter Bunny! 

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Jefferson Valley Mall
650 Lee Blvd
Yorktown Heights, NY  10598
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Telephone: 914-245-4688
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  With an international touring career following their win in the Concert Artists Guild competition, and later receipt of the Cleveland Quartet Award, the Parker Quartet is rapidly gaining...

Cost: $30 adults, $10 students

Where:
Howland Cultural Center
477 Main Street
Beacon, NY  12508
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Sponsor: Howland Chamber Music Circle
Telephone: 845-297-4189
Contact Name: Carl Gutowski
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  The Golden Anniversary Gala: Sixties Soirée will honor Bob Baird with the Living Landmark Award, Catherine Quinn Oswald and Gerald...

Cost: $100-$200

Where:
The View on the Hudson
101 Shad Row
Piermont, NY  10968
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Sponsor: Historical Society of Rockland County
Telephone: 845-634-9629
Contact Name: Susan Deeks
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  The annual member exhibit of the Ulster County Photography Club features one photo from each active member that he or she is most proud of and wants to share with other photography...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Town of Esopus Port Ewen Library
128 Canal St.
Port Ewen, NY  12466
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Sponsor: Ulster County Photography Club
Telephone: 845-338-5580
Contact Name: Anita Hadley
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  Solas An Lae returns in a new theater dance performance “Illume", an exciting, compelling work that moves with complexity, artistry and musicality, showcasing the superb...

Cost: $20

Where:
Rhinebeck Center for the Performing Arts
661 Route 308
Rhinebeck, NY  12572
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Sponsor: Rhinebeck Center for the Performing Arts
Telephone: 845-876-3080
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Lerner and Loewe interpret the story of King Arthur and Queen Guenevere in a musical directed and choreographed by Broadway’s Richard Sabellico. See Web site for...

Cost: $54-$85

Where:
Westchester Broadway Theatre
1 Broadway Plaza
Elmsford, NY
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Telephone: 914-592-2222
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Recipients of the Second Annual Arts Center Emerging and Established Artist Awards in 2014, Melinda R. McDaniel and John McQueen present an exhibition of sculpture and installation that creates a...

Where:
Arts Center of the Capital Region
265 River St.
Troy, NY
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Telephone: 518-273-0552
Website »

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Frost Valley YMCA invites women to the Catskills to RELAX body, mind, and spirit; CONNECT with old and new friends; and ENJOY a weekend made for them. The weekend focuses on the practice of...

Where:
Frost Valley YMCA
2000 Frost Valley Rd.
Claryville, NY  12725
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  Click! Selections from the George Stephanopoulos Collection presents the works of thirteen artists who happen to be important photographers. The photographic prints in the exhibition are...

Cost: Visit website

Where:
The Hyde Collection Art Museum
161 Warren Street
Glens Falls, NY  12801
View map »


Contact Name: Alice Grether
Website »

More information

An exhibition of new paintings and prints by Lou Hicks and Teresa Waterman exploring the subtleties of light and vision in our everyday experiences. 

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Miranda Arts Project Space
6 N Pearl Street
Port Chester, NY  10573
View map »


Sponsor: Miranda Arts Project Space
Telephone: 914-318-7178
Contact Name: Patricia Miranda
Website »

More information

Students on school break join artist Wennie Huang and Junior Museum Docents for creative activities and Planetarium shows. Activity: In the Riverama gallery, explore the Middle Hudson and see...

Cost: $0 (FREE with Museum admission)

Where:
Hudson River Museum
511 Warburton Ave
Yonkers, NY  10701
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Sponsor: Hudson River Museum
Telephone: 914-963-4550
Contact Name: Aisha Yusuf
Website »

More information

  New members who join the Garrison Golf Club by March 31 will receive a 5% discount, as well as the chance to win a Taylormade AeroBurner driver or a Taylormade golf bag. The first 50...

Cost: Depends on membership

Where:
The Garrison
2015 US 9
Garrison, NY  10524
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Telephone: 845-424-3604
Website »

More information

  The annual member exhibit of the Ulster County Photography Club features one photo from each active member that he or she is most proud of and wants to share with other photography...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Town of Esopus Port Ewen Library
128 Canal St.
Port Ewen, NY  12466
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Sponsor: Ulster County Photography Club
Telephone: 845-338-5580
Contact Name: Anita Hadley
Website »

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Zumba® is a fusion of Latin and international music and dance themes that create a dynamic, exciting and effective workout system. Forget this is a workout and join the dance party with...

Cost: $10, $85 for 10 classes

Where:
Spice Dance & Fitness
40 Garden St.
Lower Level
Poughkeepsie , NY  12601
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Telephone: 914-844-5137
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  This six-week session is a fun and creative way for students to entertain their community and work on their performance skills. Students work to put on a cabaret-style performance...

Cost: $90

Where:
Studio Around the Corner
67 Main St Suite 101
Brewster, NY  10509
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Sponsor: Spotlight Arts Inc
Telephone: 845-444-ARTS
Contact Name: Stephanie Rubino
Website »

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Recipients of the Second Annual Arts Center Emerging and Established Artist Awards in 2014, Melinda R. McDaniel and John McQueen present an exhibition of sculpture and installation that creates a...

Where:
Arts Center of the Capital Region
265 River St.
Troy, NY
View map »


Telephone: 518-273-0552
Website »

More information

Show More...
Show Less...

  Adirondack Mountain Club (ADK) trip leader Don Urmston will teach students how to get started kayaking, what gear to buy, where to go paddling, where to meet other paddlers and...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Different libraries in the area
Beacon, NY  12508


Sponsor: Mid-Hudson ADK
Telephone: 845-457-4552
Contact Name: Don Urmston
Website »

More information

  Click! Selections from the George Stephanopoulos Collection presents the works of thirteen artists who happen to be important photographers. The photographic prints in the exhibition are...

Cost: Visit website

Where:
The Hyde Collection Art Museum
161 Warren Street
Glens Falls, NY  12801
View map »


Contact Name: Alice Grether
Website »

More information

Days will be spent in smaller groups adventuring and exploring the forest, connecting with childhood passions and learning how to build, use and tend to fire in a safe and meaningful way....

Cost: $225

Where:
Wild Earth
29 South Chestnut Street
Suite 201
New Paltz, NY  12561
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Sponsor: Wild Earth
Telephone: 845-256-9830
Contact Name: Simon Abramson
Website »

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Join Sukey Molloy & Friends for an hour of sing-along fun. Sukey is an award winning recording and video artist seen on TV's BabyFirst, known for her gentle, intimate, up-close...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Millbrook Free Library
3 Friendly Lane
Millbrook, NY  12545
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Telephone: 845-677-3611
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  Crossing Borders is an upcoming contemporary art exhibition that highlights the work of new and first-generation American artists within New York’s immigrant community. Each...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
ArtsWestchester
31 Mamaroneck Ave.
White Plains, NY  10601
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Telephone: 914-428-4220 x 330
Contact Name: Jacki Wing
Website »

More information

An exhibition of new paintings and prints by Lou Hicks and Teresa Waterman exploring the subtleties of light and vision in our everyday experiences. 

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Miranda Arts Project Space
6 N Pearl Street
Port Chester, NY  10573
View map »


Sponsor: Miranda Arts Project Space
Telephone: 914-318-7178
Contact Name: Patricia Miranda
Website »

More information

Students on school break join artist Wennie Huang and Junior Museum Docents for creative activities and Planetarium shows. Activity: In the Riverama gallery, explore the Middle Hudson and see...

Cost: $0 (FREE with Museum admission)

Where:
Hudson River Museum
511 Warburton Ave
Yonkers, NY  10701
View map »


Sponsor: Hudson River Museum
Telephone: 914-963-4550
Contact Name: Aisha Yusuf
Website »

More information

  New members who join the Garrison Golf Club by March 31 will receive a 5% discount, as well as the chance to win a Taylormade AeroBurner driver or a Taylormade golf bag. The first 50...

Cost: Depends on membership

Where:
The Garrison
2015 US 9
Garrison, NY  10524
View map »


Telephone: 845-424-3604
Website »

More information

  Witness the majestic views from the crematorium and the overlook that show where the Hudson and Mohawk Rivers meet. Views of the Helderberg escarpment, Catskill and Adirondack Mountain...

Cost: $12 for members, $15 for non-members

Where:
Oakwood Crematorium
50 101st St.
Troy, NY  12180
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Sponsor: Rensselaer County Historical Society
Telephone: 518-272-7232 x11
Contact Name: Alexandra Prince
Website »

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  The annual member exhibit of the Ulster County Photography Club features one photo from each active member that he or she is most proud of and wants to share with other photography...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Town of Esopus Port Ewen Library
128 Canal St.
Port Ewen, NY  12466
View map »


Sponsor: Ulster County Photography Club
Telephone: 845-338-5580
Contact Name: Anita Hadley
Website »

More information

Recipients of the Second Annual Arts Center Emerging and Established Artist Awards in 2014, Melinda R. McDaniel and John McQueen present an exhibition of sculpture and installation that creates a...

Where:
Arts Center of the Capital Region
265 River St.
Troy, NY
View map »


Telephone: 518-273-0552
Website »

More information

Show More...
Show Less...

  Adirondack Mountain Club (ADK) trip leader Don Urmston will teach students how to get started kayaking, what gear to buy, where to go paddling, where to meet other paddlers and...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Different libraries in the area
Beacon, NY  12508


Sponsor: Mid-Hudson ADK
Telephone: 845-457-4552
Contact Name: Don Urmston
Website »

More information

  Click! Selections from the George Stephanopoulos Collection presents the works of thirteen artists who happen to be important photographers. The photographic prints in the exhibition are...

Cost: Visit website

Where:
The Hyde Collection Art Museum
161 Warren Street
Glens Falls, NY  12801
View map »


Contact Name: Alice Grether
Website »

More information

Days will be spent in smaller groups adventuring and exploring the forest, connecting with childhood passions and learning how to build, use and tend to fire in a safe and meaningful way....

Cost: $225

Where:
Wild Earth
29 South Chestnut Street
Suite 201
New Paltz, NY  12561
View map »


Sponsor: Wild Earth
Telephone: 845-256-9830
Contact Name: Simon Abramson
Website »

More information

An exhibition of new paintings and prints by Lou Hicks and Teresa Waterman exploring the subtleties of light and vision in our everyday experiences. 

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Miranda Arts Project Space
6 N Pearl Street
Port Chester, NY  10573
View map »


Sponsor: Miranda Arts Project Space
Telephone: 914-318-7178
Contact Name: Patricia Miranda
Website »

More information

  Crossing Borders is an upcoming contemporary art exhibition that highlights the work of new and first-generation American artists within New York’s immigrant community. Each...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
ArtsWestchester
31 Mamaroneck Ave.
White Plains, NY  10601
View map »


Telephone: 914-428-4220 x 330
Contact Name: Jacki Wing
Website »

More information

Frohawk, artist and storyteller, paints and writes stories about battles, conquests, and the cast of characters in his imaginary Republic of Frengland. The final episode in the artist’s...

Cost: $0 (FREE with Museum admission)

Where:
Hudson River Museum
511 Warburton Ave
Yonkers, NY  10701
View map »


Sponsor: Hudson River Museum
Telephone: 914-963-4550
Contact Name: Tara Dawson
Website »

More information

You've seen his face on the quarter, on the one dollar bill and now the most famous image of our most famous president is on view at the Hudson River Museum. For this exhibition, Gilbert...

Cost: $0 (FREE with Museum admission)

Where:
Hudson River Museum
511 Warburton Ave
Yonkers, NY  10701
View map »


Sponsor: Hudson River Museum
Telephone: 914-963-4550
Contact Name: Tara Dawson
Website »

More information

Students on school break join artist Wennie Huang and Junior Museum Docents for creative activities and Planetarium shows. Activity: In the Riverama gallery, explore the Middle Hudson and see...

Cost: $0 (FREE with Museum admission)

Where:
Hudson River Museum
511 Warburton Ave
Yonkers, NY  10701
View map »


Sponsor: Hudson River Museum
Telephone: 914-963-4550
Contact Name: Aisha Yusuf
Website »

More information

  Through this six-week series, you will learn the benefits of prenatal yoga, including the ability to transport oxygen and nutrients to your baby, breath work, meditation and...

Cost: $90

Where:
Waddle n Swaddle
Rhinebeck, NY  12569


Sponsor: Hud-Zen Sup & Yoga
Telephone: 845-233-1213
Contact Name: Mary Mashburn
Website »

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  Adirondack Mountain Club (ADK) trip leader Don Urmston will teach students how to get started kayaking, what gear to buy, where to go paddling, where to meet other paddlers and...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Different libraries in the area
Beacon, NY  12508


Sponsor: Mid-Hudson ADK
Telephone: 845-457-4552
Contact Name: Don Urmston
Website »

More information

Free Story Hour! Children ages 4 years and under are welcome to attend the reading of a free story at High Meadow School every Thursday.   

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
High Meadow School
3643 Main Street
Stone Ridge, NY  12484
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Sponsor: High Meadow School
Telephone: 845-687-4855
Contact Name: Leah Glennon
Website »

More information

  Click! Selections from the George Stephanopoulos Collection presents the works of thirteen artists who happen to be important photographers. The photographic prints in the exhibition are...

Cost: Visit website

Where:
The Hyde Collection Art Museum
161 Warren Street
Glens Falls, NY  12801
View map »


Contact Name: Alice Grether
Website »

More information

Days will be spent in smaller groups adventuring and exploring the forest, connecting with childhood passions and learning how to build, use and tend to fire in a safe and meaningful way....

Cost: $225

Where:
Wild Earth
29 South Chestnut Street
Suite 201
New Paltz, NY  12561
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Sponsor: Wild Earth
Telephone: 845-256-9830
Contact Name: Simon Abramson
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An exhibition of new paintings and prints by Lou Hicks and Teresa Waterman exploring the subtleties of light and vision in our everyday experiences. 

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Miranda Arts Project Space
6 N Pearl Street
Port Chester, NY  10573
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Sponsor: Miranda Arts Project Space
Telephone: 914-318-7178
Contact Name: Patricia Miranda
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You've seen his face on the quarter, on the one dollar bill and now the most famous image of our most famous president is on view at the Hudson River Museum. For this exhibition, Gilbert...

Cost: $0 (FREE with Museum admission)

Where:
Hudson River Museum
511 Warburton Ave
Yonkers, NY  10701
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Sponsor: Hudson River Museum
Telephone: 914-963-4550
Contact Name: Tara Dawson
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  Crossing Borders is an upcoming contemporary art exhibition that highlights the work of new and first-generation American artists within New York’s immigrant community. Each...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
ArtsWestchester
31 Mamaroneck Ave.
White Plains, NY  10601
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Telephone: 914-428-4220 x 330
Contact Name: Jacki Wing
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Frohawk, artist and storyteller, paints and writes stories about battles, conquests, and the cast of characters in his imaginary Republic of Frengland. The final episode in the artist’s...

Cost: $0 (FREE with Museum admission)

Where:
Hudson River Museum
511 Warburton Ave
Yonkers, NY  10701
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Sponsor: Hudson River Museum
Telephone: 914-963-4550
Contact Name: Tara Dawson
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Students on school break join artist Wennie Huang and Junior Museum Docents for creative activities and Planetarium shows. Activity: In the Riverama gallery, explore the Middle Hudson and see...

Cost: $0 (FREE with Museum admission)

Where:
Hudson River Museum
511 Warburton Ave
Yonkers, NY  10701
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Sponsor: Hudson River Museum
Telephone: 914-963-4550
Contact Name: Aisha Yusuf
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Zumba® is a fusion of Latin and international music and dance themes that create a dynamic, exciting and effective workout system. Forget this is a workout and join the dance party with...

Cost: $10, $85 for 10 classes

Where:
Spice Dance & Fitness
40 Garden St.
Lower Level
Poughkeepsie , NY  12601
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Telephone: 914-844-5137
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  National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) will be starting up their next 12-week Family Education class for families or caregivers of...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Rockland Psychiatric Center
140 Old Orangeburg Road
Orangeburg, NY  10962
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Sponsor: NAMI ROCKLAND
Telephone: 845-359-8787
Contact Name: Chris Vanasse
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Lerner and Loewe interpret the story of King Arthur and Queen Guenevere in a musical directed and choreographed by Broadway’s Richard Sabellico. See Web site for...

Cost: $54-$85

Where:
Westchester Broadway Theatre
1 Broadway Plaza
Elmsford, NY
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Telephone: 914-592-2222
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  Adirondack Mountain Club (ADK) trip leader Don Urmston will teach students how to get started kayaking, what gear to buy, where to go paddling, where to meet other paddlers and...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Different libraries in the area
Beacon, NY  12508


Sponsor: Mid-Hudson ADK
Telephone: 845-457-4552
Contact Name: Don Urmston
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This class will explore making shapes and objects from willow branches and transparent Mulberry Paper. Catskill based artist will lead participants to consider multiples, placement and...

Cost: $45

Where:
Olana State Historic Site
5720 State Rt 9G
The Wagon House Educational Center
Hudson, NY  12534
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Sponsor: The Olana Partnership
Telephone: 518-828-1872
Contact Name: Amy Hufnagel
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  Click! Selections from the George Stephanopoulos Collection presents the works of thirteen artists who happen to be important photographers. The photographic prints in the exhibition are...

Cost: Visit website

Where:
The Hyde Collection Art Museum
161 Warren Street
Glens Falls, NY  12801
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Contact Name: Alice Grether
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Frohawk, artist and storyteller, paints and writes stories about battles, conquests, and the cast of characters in his imaginary Republic of Frengland. The final episode in the artist’s...

Cost: $0 (FREE with Museum admission)

Where:
Hudson River Museum
511 Warburton Ave
Yonkers, NY  10701
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Sponsor: Hudson River Museum
Telephone: 914-963-4550
Contact Name: Tara Dawson
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You've seen his face on the quarter, on the one dollar bill and now the most famous image of our most famous president is on view at the Hudson River Museum. For this exhibition, Gilbert...

Cost: $0 (FREE with Museum admission)

Where:
Hudson River Museum
511 Warburton Ave
Yonkers, NY  10701
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Sponsor: Hudson River Museum
Telephone: 914-963-4550
Contact Name: Tara Dawson
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HVCCA launches a year of exhibitions and education programs exploring the artistic representation of Love: The First of the 7 Virtues and its antithesis, Seven Deadly Sins: Lust (scheduled to open...

Cost: $0 (FREE) members, $5 non-members

Where:
HVCCA
1701 Main Street
Peekskill, NY  10566
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Sponsor: HVCCA
Telephone: 914-788-0100
Contact Name: Jo-Ann Brody
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  Crossing Borders is an upcoming contemporary art exhibition that highlights the work of new and first-generation American artists within New York’s immigrant community. Each...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
ArtsWestchester
31 Mamaroneck Ave.
White Plains, NY  10601
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Telephone: 914-428-4220 x 330
Contact Name: Jacki Wing
Website »

More information

An exhibition of new paintings and prints by Lou Hicks and Teresa Waterman exploring the subtleties of light and vision in our everyday experiences. 

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Miranda Arts Project Space
6 N Pearl Street
Port Chester, NY  10573
View map »


Sponsor: Miranda Arts Project Space
Telephone: 914-318-7178
Contact Name: Patricia Miranda
Website »

More information

Students on school break join artist Wennie Huang and Junior Museum Docents for creative activities and Planetarium shows. Activity: In the Riverama gallery, explore the Middle Hudson and see...

Cost: $0 (FREE with Museum admission)

Where:
Hudson River Museum
511 Warburton Ave
Yonkers, NY  10701
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Sponsor: Hudson River Museum
Telephone: 914-963-4550
Contact Name: Aisha Yusuf
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  Support the Rombout Fire Co. by attending Friday Pizza Nights! Dine in and be served by firefighters in the dining hall, order take out, or call for delivery. Firefighters will...

Cost: $10

Where:
Rombout Fire House
901 Main St.
Fishkill, NY  12524
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Sponsor: Rombout Fire Co.
Telephone: 845-896-8620
Contact Name: Michelle Kosilla
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Lerner and Loewe interpret the story of King Arthur and Queen Guenevere in a musical directed and choreographed by Broadway’s Richard Sabellico. See Web site for...

Cost: $54-$85

Where:
Westchester Broadway Theatre
1 Broadway Plaza
Elmsford, NY
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Telephone: 914-592-2222
Website »

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  Click! Selections from the George Stephanopoulos Collection presents the works of thirteen artists who happen to be important photographers. The photographic prints in the exhibition are...

Cost: Visit website

Where:
The Hyde Collection Art Museum
161 Warren Street
Glens Falls, NY  12801
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Contact Name: Alice Grether
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Kids enjoy hayrides, snap photos with the Easter Bunny, and search the Fishkill Farms lawn for colored eggs — some even containing surprises inside. Enjoy grass-fed burgers, hot dogs, cider,...

Cost: $5 per child

Where:
Fishkill Farms
9 Fishkill Farms Rd.
Hopewell Junction, NY  12533
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Sponsor: Fishkill Farms
Telephone: 845-897-4377
Contact Name: Celeste Clevenger
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HVCCA launches a year of exhibitions and education programs exploring the artistic representation of Love: The First of the 7 Virtues and its antithesis, Seven Deadly Sins: Lust (scheduled to open...

Cost: $0 (FREE) members, $5 non-members

Where:
HVCCA
1701 Main Street
Peekskill, NY  10566
View map »


Sponsor: HVCCA
Telephone: 914-788-0100
Contact Name: Jo-Ann Brody
Website »

More information

  Crossing Borders is an upcoming contemporary art exhibition that highlights the work of new and first-generation American artists within New York’s immigrant community. Each...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
ArtsWestchester
31 Mamaroneck Ave.
White Plains, NY  10601
View map »


Telephone: 914-428-4220 x 330
Contact Name: Jacki Wing
Website »

More information

Frohawk, artist and storyteller, paints and writes stories about battles, conquests, and the cast of characters in his imaginary Republic of Frengland. The final episode in the artist’s...

Cost: $0 (FREE with Museum admission)

Where:
Hudson River Museum
511 Warburton Ave
Yonkers, NY  10701
View map »


Sponsor: Hudson River Museum
Telephone: 914-963-4550
Contact Name: Tara Dawson
Website »

More information

You've seen his face on the quarter, on the one dollar bill and now the most famous image of our most famous president is on view at the Hudson River Museum. For this exhibition, Gilbert...

Cost: $0 (FREE with Museum admission)

Where:
Hudson River Museum
511 Warburton Ave
Yonkers, NY  10701
View map »


Sponsor: Hudson River Museum
Telephone: 914-963-4550
Contact Name: Tara Dawson
Website »

More information

An exhibition of new paintings and prints by Lou Hicks and Teresa Waterman exploring the subtleties of light and vision in our everyday experiences. 

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Miranda Arts Project Space
6 N Pearl Street
Port Chester, NY  10573
View map »


Sponsor: Miranda Arts Project Space
Telephone: 914-318-7178
Contact Name: Patricia Miranda
Website »

More information

Enjoy a lecture by Pieranna Cavalchini, the Curator of Contemporary Art at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston, which is one of the first historic sites to employ contemporary...

Cost: $10-$12

Where:
Olana State Historic Site
Wagon House Education Center
5720 Rte. 9G
Hudson, NY  12534
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Sponsor: The Olana Partnership
Telephone: 518-828-1872
Contact Name: Amy Hufnagel
Website »

More information

Lerner and Loewe interpret the story of King Arthur and Queen Guenevere in a musical directed and choreographed by Broadway’s Richard Sabellico. See Web site for...

Cost: $54-$85

Where:
Westchester Broadway Theatre
1 Broadway Plaza
Elmsford, NY
View map »


Telephone: 914-592-2222
Website »

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