November 2009

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A Resident Outraged

One afternoon six years ago, Debra Hall learned the water in her Hopewell Junction home was toxic. The quest she has embarked on since that day has transformed her and her entire neighborhood

“Twisted” Cocktails to Toast Autumn’s Arrival (Recipes)

Sally Rich, cocktail designer at Twist, shares some of her favorite drink recipes for fall

Fall Cocktails (Recipes)

Sugar-coating the Facts

Whether it’s a morning latte or an afternoon cola, you are probably consuming more sugar than you should. Here’s what you can do about it

Polly's Picks

Senior Editor Polly Sparling lists her top picks for November 2009

Kid's Korner

Go wild! This month, the Valley welcomes hungry caterpillars, a wolf, and a rock band singin’ about monkeys

Cheap Thrill

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

Mailbox

See what’s in our mailbox for November 2009

Out & About in November

Rucker makes a ruckus, Browne moves east, and the circus goes high-tech

Hudson Valley Hospital Opening of The Pataki Center

Homeland Security

Cross-country travels prove to one Valley resident that the grass is greener in her own backyard

Clear (and Clean) Sailing

A group of RPI students proves that fuel cells can power a boat up the Hudson River — without any noise or pollution

Beer for Breakfast

The New Netherland colonists ate a hearty diet of calorie-laden dishes — many of which we still enjoy today
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HITS welcomes spectators to its Saugerties show grounds to experience international-level hunter and jumper competitions that bring equine stars from around the globe right to the Hudson Valley....

Cost: $0 (FREE) Weds.-Sat.; $5 Sun.; children 12 & under always free

Where:
HITS-on-the-Hudson
454 Washington Ave. Ext.
Saugerties , NY  12477
View map »


Website »

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The Museum presents fossils from Binghamton University’s extensive collection.

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
New York State Museum
Empire State Plaza
Albany, NY  12210
View map »


Telephone: 518-474-5877
Website »

More information

This exhibition presents a collection of photographs taken by Noel Vincentini in 1936, when he was sent by the Works Progress Administration to document Shaker art and architecture.

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
New York State Museum
Empire State Plaza
Albany, NY  12230
View map »


Telephone: 518-474-5877
Website »

More information

In 1936, Noel A. Vicentini and George Herlick were sent by the Works Progress Administration to document the Shakers and their way of life.  Thanks to his striking...

Where:
New York State Museum Cultural Education Center
260 Madison Ave.
Albany, NY
View map »


Sponsor: New York State Museum Cultural Education Center
Telephone: 518-474-5877
Website »

More information

Including more than 10 outdoor sculptures — many of them working fountains — and several indoor ones, the exhibit by the celebrated artist explores the effects of running...

Cost: $15 adults, $12 seniors, $8 ages 5–8 and students, $0 (FREE) under 4

Where:
Storm King Art Center
1 Museum Rd.
New Windsor, NY  12553
View map »


Telephone: 845-534-3115
Website »

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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
View map »


Sponsor: One True Voice
Telephone: 914-388-0632
Contact Name: Amy McTear
Website »

More information

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

Fairy tales have universal appeal thanks to the happily-ever-after endings — and the sins against which they warn us. Multimedia artist Adrien Broom uses classic fairy tales to...

Cost: $6, $3 ages 3-18, $4 seniors & students

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


Telephone: 914-963-4550
Website »

More information

Visit each of Shawangunk Wine Trail's 14 unique wineries once over the course of five months. You will set out on a self-guided tour of 14 of the Hudson Valley’s finest...

Cost: $25

Where:
(Various Locations)
, NY


Sponsor: Shawangunk Wine Trail
Telephone: 845-256-8456
Contact Name: Barbara Best
Website »

More information

The annual Story Walk program is back. Participants are led down a wooded trail while listening to a classic children’s story. This year’s book is Red Fox at Hickory Lane by...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Greenburgh Nature Center
99 Dromore Rd.
Scarsdale, NY
View map »


Telephone: 914-723-3470
Website »

More information

The Wassaic Project features a festival, gallery, artists-in-residence, and an educational program serving nearby residents and local schools. Each year, the project produces an exhibition of works...

Cost: $0 (FREE); donations accepted

Where:
Maxon Mills
37 Furnace Bank Rd.
Wassaic, NY  12592
View map »


Website »

More information

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Visit each of Shawangunk Wine Trail's 14 unique wineries once over the course of five months. You will set out on a self-guided tour of 14 of the Hudson Valley’s finest...

Cost: $25

Where:
(Various Locations)
, NY


Sponsor: Shawangunk Wine Trail
Telephone: 845-256-8456
Contact Name: Barbara Best
Website »

More information

The annual Story Walk program is back. Participants are led down a wooded trail while listening to a classic children’s story. This year’s book is Red Fox at Hickory Lane by...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Greenburgh Nature Center
99 Dromore Rd.
Scarsdale, NY
View map »


Telephone: 914-723-3470
Website »

More information

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
View map »


Telephone: 914-844-5137
Website »

More information

Show More...
Show Less...

In 1936, Noel A. Vicentini and George Herlick were sent by the Works Progress Administration to document the Shakers and their way of life.  Thanks to his striking...

Where:
New York State Museum Cultural Education Center
260 Madison Ave.
Albany, NY
View map »


Sponsor: New York State Museum Cultural Education Center
Telephone: 518-474-5877
Website »

More information

This exhibition presents a collection of photographs taken by Noel Vincentini in 1936, when he was sent by the Works Progress Administration to document Shaker art and architecture.

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
New York State Museum
Empire State Plaza
Albany, NY  12230
View map »


Telephone: 518-474-5877
Website »

More information

The exhibition features 21 artworks created by 18 artists from Native American Nations in New York State. 

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
New York State Museum
Empire State Plaza
Albany, NY  12210
View map »


Telephone: 518-474-5877
Website »

More information

The annual Story Walk program is back. Participants are led down a wooded trail while listening to a classic children’s story. This year’s book is Red Fox at Hickory Lane by...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Greenburgh Nature Center
99 Dromore Rd.
Scarsdale, NY
View map »


Telephone: 914-723-3470
Website »

More information

The 2015 Artists of the Mohawk Hudson Region Juried Exhibition features 85 works by 44 artists. Chosen by juror Rachel Uffner — founder and director of Rachel Uffner Gallery in New York...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
University at Albany Art Museum
1400 Washington Ave.
Albany, NY  12222
View map »


Telephone: 518-442-5035
Contact Name: Naomi Lewis
Website »

More information

Show More...
Show Less...

HITS welcomes spectators to its Saugerties show grounds to experience international-level hunter and jumper competitions that bring equine stars from around the globe right to the Hudson Valley....

Cost: $0 (FREE) Weds.-Sat.; $5 Sun.; children 12 & under always free

Where:
HITS-on-the-Hudson
454 Washington Ave. Ext.
Saugerties , NY  12477
View map »


Website »

More information

This exhibition presents a collection of photographs taken by Noel Vincentini in 1936, when he was sent by the Works Progress Administration to document Shaker art and architecture.

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
New York State Museum
Empire State Plaza
Albany, NY  12230
View map »


Telephone: 518-474-5877
Website »

More information

The exhibition features 21 artworks created by 18 artists from Native American Nations in New York State. 

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
New York State Museum
Empire State Plaza
Albany, NY  12210
View map »


Telephone: 518-474-5877
Website »

More information

In 1936, Noel A. Vicentini and George Herlick were sent by the Works Progress Administration to document the Shakers and their way of life.  Thanks to his striking...

Where:
New York State Museum Cultural Education Center
260 Madison Ave.
Albany, NY
View map »


Sponsor: New York State Museum Cultural Education Center
Telephone: 518-474-5877
Website »

More information

Including more than 10 outdoor sculptures — many of them working fountains — and several indoor ones, the exhibit by the celebrated artist explores the effects of running...

Cost: $15 adults, $12 seniors, $8 ages 5–8 and students, $0 (FREE) under 4

Where:
Storm King Art Center
1 Museum Rd.
New Windsor, NY  12553
View map »


Telephone: 845-534-3115
Website »

More information

Fairy tales have universal appeal thanks to the happily-ever-after endings — and the sins against which they warn us. Multimedia artist Adrien Broom uses classic fairy tales to...

Cost: $6, $3 ages 3-18, $4 seniors & students

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


Telephone: 914-963-4550
Website »

More information

The annual Story Walk program is back. Participants are led down a wooded trail while listening to a classic children’s story. This year’s book is Red Fox at Hickory Lane by...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Greenburgh Nature Center
99 Dromore Rd.
Scarsdale, NY
View map »


Telephone: 914-723-3470
Website »

More information

The 2015 Artists of the Mohawk Hudson Region Juried Exhibition features 85 works by 44 artists. Chosen by juror Rachel Uffner — founder and director of Rachel Uffner Gallery in New York...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
University at Albany Art Museum
1400 Washington Ave.
Albany, NY  12222
View map »


Telephone: 518-442-5035
Contact Name: Naomi Lewis
Website »

More information

Hailed by NPR as a “modern ambassador for the blues,” Grammy Award-winning singer, songwriter, and guitarist Keb’ Mo’ takes the stage at the Sugar Loaf Performing Arts...

Cost: $35-$65, $2 facility fee

Where:
Sugar Loaf Performing Arts Center
1351 Kings Hwy.
Sugar Loaf, NY  10981
View map »


Sponsor: Radio Woodstock
Website »

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HITS welcomes spectators to its Saugerties show grounds to experience international-level hunter and jumper competitions that bring equine stars from around the globe right to the Hudson Valley....

Cost: $0 (FREE) Weds.-Sat.; $5 Sun.; children 12 & under always free

Where:
HITS-on-the-Hudson
454 Washington Ave. Ext.
Saugerties , NY  12477
View map »


Website »

More information

The exhibition features 21 artworks created by 18 artists from Native American Nations in New York State. 

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
New York State Museum
Empire State Plaza
Albany, NY  12210
View map »


Telephone: 518-474-5877
Website »

More information

In 1936, Noel A. Vicentini and George Herlick were sent by the Works Progress Administration to document the Shakers and their way of life.  Thanks to his striking...

Where:
New York State Museum Cultural Education Center
260 Madison Ave.
Albany, NY
View map »


Sponsor: New York State Museum Cultural Education Center
Telephone: 518-474-5877
Website »

More information

This exhibition presents a collection of photographs taken by Noel Vincentini in 1936, when he was sent by the Works Progress Administration to document Shaker art and architecture.

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
New York State Museum
Empire State Plaza
Albany, NY  12230
View map »


Telephone: 518-474-5877
Website »

More information

Including more than 10 outdoor sculptures — many of them working fountains — and several indoor ones, the exhibit by the celebrated artist explores the effects of running...

Cost: $15 adults, $12 seniors, $8 ages 5–8 and students, $0 (FREE) under 4

Where:
Storm King Art Center
1 Museum Rd.
New Windsor, NY  12553
View map »


Telephone: 845-534-3115
Website »

More information

Fairy tales have universal appeal thanks to the happily-ever-after endings — and the sins against which they warn us. Multimedia artist Adrien Broom uses classic fairy tales to...

Cost: $6, $3 ages 3-18, $4 seniors & students

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


Telephone: 914-963-4550
Website »

More information

The annual Story Walk program is back. Participants are led down a wooded trail while listening to a classic children’s story. This year’s book is Red Fox at Hickory Lane by...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Greenburgh Nature Center
99 Dromore Rd.
Scarsdale, NY
View map »


Telephone: 914-723-3470
Website »

More information

The 2015 Artists of the Mohawk Hudson Region Juried Exhibition features 85 works by 44 artists. Chosen by juror Rachel Uffner — founder and director of Rachel Uffner Gallery in New York...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
University at Albany Art Museum
1400 Washington Ave.
Albany, NY  12222
View map »


Telephone: 518-442-5035
Contact Name: Naomi Lewis
Website »

More information

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
View map »


Telephone: 914-844-5137
Website »

More information

Show More...
Show Less...

HITS welcomes spectators to its Saugerties show grounds to experience international-level hunter and jumper competitions that bring equine stars from around the globe right to the Hudson Valley....

Cost: $0 (FREE) Weds.-Sat.; $5 Sun.; children 12 & under always free

Where:
HITS-on-the-Hudson
454 Washington Ave. Ext.
Saugerties , NY  12477
View map »


Website »

More information

This exhibition presents a collection of photographs taken by Noel Vincentini in 1936, when he was sent by the Works Progress Administration to document Shaker art and architecture.

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
New York State Museum
Empire State Plaza
Albany, NY  12230
View map »


Telephone: 518-474-5877
Website »

More information

In 1936, Noel A. Vicentini and George Herlick were sent by the Works Progress Administration to document the Shakers and their way of life.  Thanks to his striking...

Where:
New York State Museum Cultural Education Center
260 Madison Ave.
Albany, NY
View map »


Sponsor: New York State Museum Cultural Education Center
Telephone: 518-474-5877
Website »

More information

The exhibition features 21 artworks created by 18 artists from Native American Nations in New York State. 

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
New York State Museum
Empire State Plaza
Albany, NY  12210
View map »


Telephone: 518-474-5877
Website »

More information

Including more than 10 outdoor sculptures — many of them working fountains — and several indoor ones, the exhibit by the celebrated artist explores the effects of running...

Cost: $15 adults, $12 seniors, $8 ages 5–8 and students, $0 (FREE) under 4

Where:
Storm King Art Center
1 Museum Rd.
New Windsor, NY  12553
View map »


Telephone: 845-534-3115
Website »

More information

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

Fairy tales have universal appeal thanks to the happily-ever-after endings — and the sins against which they warn us. Multimedia artist Adrien Broom uses classic fairy tales to...

Cost: $6, $3 ages 3-18, $4 seniors & students

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


Telephone: 914-963-4550
Website »

More information

The annual Story Walk program is back. Participants are led down a wooded trail while listening to a classic children’s story. This year’s book is Red Fox at Hickory Lane by...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Greenburgh Nature Center
99 Dromore Rd.
Scarsdale, NY
View map »


Telephone: 914-723-3470
Website »

More information

The 2015 Artists of the Mohawk Hudson Region Juried Exhibition features 85 works by 44 artists. Chosen by juror Rachel Uffner — founder and director of Rachel Uffner Gallery in New York...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
University at Albany Art Museum
1400 Washington Ave.
Albany, NY  12222
View map »


Telephone: 518-442-5035
Contact Name: Naomi Lewis
Website »

More information

The Wassaic Project features a festival, gallery, artists-in-residence, and an educational program serving nearby residents and local schools. Each year, the project produces an exhibition of works...

Cost: $0 (FREE); donations accepted

Where:
Maxon Mills
37 Furnace Bank Rd.
Wassaic, NY  12592
View map »


Website »

More information

Show More...
Show Less...

HITS welcomes spectators to its Saugerties show grounds to experience international-level hunter and jumper competitions that bring equine stars from around the globe right to the Hudson Valley....

Cost: $0 (FREE) Weds.-Sat.; $5 Sun.; children 12 & under always free

Where:
HITS-on-the-Hudson
454 Washington Ave. Ext.
Saugerties , NY  12477
View map »


Website »

More information

This exhibition presents a collection of photographs taken by Noel Vincentini in 1936, when he was sent by the Works Progress Administration to document Shaker art and architecture.

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
New York State Museum
Empire State Plaza
Albany, NY  12230
View map »


Telephone: 518-474-5877
Website »

More information

The exhibition features 21 artworks created by 18 artists from Native American Nations in New York State. 

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
New York State Museum
Empire State Plaza
Albany, NY  12210
View map »


Telephone: 518-474-5877
Website »

More information

In 1936, Noel A. Vicentini and George Herlick were sent by the Works Progress Administration to document the Shakers and their way of life.  Thanks to his striking...

Where:
New York State Museum Cultural Education Center
260 Madison Ave.
Albany, NY
View map »


Sponsor: New York State Museum Cultural Education Center
Telephone: 518-474-5877
Website »

More information

Including more than 10 outdoor sculptures — many of them working fountains — and several indoor ones, the exhibit by the celebrated artist explores the effects of running...

Cost: $15 adults, $12 seniors, $8 ages 5–8 and students, $0 (FREE) under 4

Where:
Storm King Art Center
1 Museum Rd.
New Windsor, NY  12553
View map »


Telephone: 845-534-3115
Website »

More information

The 8th annual Art Studio Views Tour, presented by Rhinebeck Bank, offers the public with a unique opportunity to visit the private studios of Hudson Valley artists through a self-guided tour....

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Betsy Jacaruso Studio
East Market St.
Rhinebeck, NY
View map »


Sponsor: Cale Communications
Contact Name: Marybeth Cale
Website »

More information

Fairy tales have universal appeal thanks to the happily-ever-after endings — and the sins against which they warn us. Multimedia artist Adrien Broom uses classic fairy tales to...

Cost: $6, $3 ages 3-18, $4 seniors & students

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


Telephone: 914-963-4550
Website »

More information

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

The annual Story Walk program is back. Participants are led down a wooded trail while listening to a classic children’s story. This year’s book is Red Fox at Hickory Lane by...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
Greenburgh Nature Center
99 Dromore Rd.
Scarsdale, NY
View map »


Telephone: 914-723-3470
Website »

More information

The 2015 Artists of the Mohawk Hudson Region Juried Exhibition features 85 works by 44 artists. Chosen by juror Rachel Uffner — founder and director of Rachel Uffner Gallery in New York...

Cost: $0 (FREE)

Where:
University at Albany Art Museum
1400 Washington Ave.
Albany, NY  12222
View map »


Telephone: 518-442-5035
Contact Name: Naomi Lewis
Website »

More information

The Wassaic Project features a festival, gallery, artists-in-residence, and an educational program serving nearby residents and local schools. Each year, the project produces an exhibition of works...

Cost: $0 (FREE); donations accepted

Where:
Maxon Mills
37 Furnace Bank Rd.
Wassaic, NY  12592
View map »


Website »

More information

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