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Bear Mountain Ice Rink | 3020 Seven Lakes Drive , Tomkins Cove
Website: https://www.bearmountainicerink.com | Phone: (845) 786-2701 x 266 | Cost: $5+

Public Skating at Bear Mountain

November 2 – March 1, 2019

Weather permitting.

Check website for closures.

Hours & Fees

Monday & Tuesday: 10 – 11:30 am & 12 – 1:30 pm

Friday: 8 – 9:30 pm

Saturday & Sunday*
10 – 11:30 am
12 – 1:30 pm
2 – 3:30 pm
4 – 5:30 pm
6 – 7:30 pm
8 – 9:30 pm (*No 8 pm on Sundays )

Please check the HOLIDAY page for additional times during School Breaks and School Holidays

Admission $5

Non-skater & seniors $2

Ages 4 & under FREE

Skate rental $5

Figure skates only

Toddler size 8 to Adult size 12

Skate sharpening $5

Parking $10 on weekends and holidays

* Anyone entering the building must pay the admission fee *

Rink is OUTDOORS and UNCOVERED so dress appropriately

Lockers and refreshments are available

Rules

Private ice rink rental

Directions

(845) 786-2701 x 266

info@bearmountainicerink.com

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BEAR MOUNTAIN/ TOMKINS COVE - Ice Skating (Weather Permitting) @ Bear Mountain Ice Rink
Gardnertown United Methodist Church | 1191 Union Avenue, Newburgh
Website: http://gardnertownumc.org | Phone: 845-564-4134 | Cost: FREE

Free Playgroup

Mondays

10 am – 12 pm

A new free playgroup for children and their care providers (parents, grandparents, nannies, etc). Hosted by Gardnertown United Methodist Church, which has a great fellowship hall and children’s play area.

Coffee, snacks, toys and a great play space are provided. Drop in and join us!

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NEWBURGH - FREE! Coffee, Kids, and Chaos Playgroup @ Gardnertown United Methodist Church
Glaze | 34 Orangetown Shopping Center, Orangeburg
Website: | Phone: (845) 359-9020 | Cost: $20

Mondays

11:30 am – 12 pm

$20

Preschoolers join us for storytime every Monday at 11:30 am. Preschool storytime is designed for three to five-year-old children. Children enjoy 30 minutes of a new book each week and painting a piece of pottery related to that story.

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ORANGEBURG - Storytime @ Glaze
Bear Mountain Ice Rink | 3020 Seven Lakes Drive , Tomkins Cove
Website: https://www.bearmountainicerink.com | Phone: (845) 786-2701 x 266 | Cost: $5+

Public Skating at Bear Mountain

November 2 – March 1, 2019

Weather permitting.

Check website for closures.

Hours & Fees

Monday & Tuesday: 10 – 11:30 am & 12 – 1:30 pm

Friday: 8 – 9:30 pm

Saturday & Sunday*
10 – 11:30 am
12 – 1:30 pm
2 – 3:30 pm
4 – 5:30 pm
6 – 7:30 pm
8 – 9:30 pm (*No 8 pm on Sundays )

Please check the HOLIDAY page for additional times during School Breaks and School Holidays

Admission $5

Non-skater & seniors $2

Ages 4 & under FREE

Skate rental $5

Figure skates only

Toddler size 8 to Adult size 12

Skate sharpening $5

Parking $10 on weekends and holidays

* Anyone entering the building must pay the admission fee *

Rink is OUTDOORS and UNCOVERED so dress appropriately

Lockers and refreshments are available

Rules

Private ice rink rental

Directions

(845) 786-2701 x 266

info@bearmountainicerink.com

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BEAR MOUNTAIN/ TOMKINS COVE - Ice Skating (Weather Permitting) @ Bear Mountain Ice Rink
Mid-Hudson Children’s Museum | 75 N Water St., Poughkeepsie
Website: https://mhcm.org | Phone: (845) 471-0589 | Cost: 15

Homeschoolers at The Children’s Museum

Tuesdays: October 29, November 12, 19 & 26, 2019

2:30 – 3:15 pm

$5 materials fee per child (adults free) + museum admission*

* $10; Free for babies under age 1 & members

Join us each week as we feature a facilitated lesson with an exciting science or art project!  Children will work on the project while parents meet nearby for networking and discussion.

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Everyone is welcome to come see what the club is up to. Every month Home School Club families pick from a list of topics to determine the activities for the month. No matter what they choose, every week is a great chance for homeschoolers to meet, learn and participate in unique interactive experiences.

Although this program focuses on the needs of home schooled children ages 4 – 7,  all are welcome to attend this drop-in program.

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Museum open 9:30 am – 5 pm

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POUGHKEEPSIE - Home School Club @ Mid-Hudson Childrens Museum
Catskill Mountain Railroad, Kingston | 55 Plaza Road , Kingston
Website: https://catskillmountainrailroad.com | Phone: 845-332-4854 | Cost: $32/40/50

The Polar Express Comes Alive in Kingston!

Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays, November 15 – December 28, 2019

Thursdays 12/12, 12/19 & 12/26

Wednesday 12/18

Monday 12/23

Set to the sounds of the motion picture, passengers will relive the classic story as they are whisked away on THE POLAR EXPRESS™ for a magical trip to the North Pole. Once on board, the Conductor will work their way through the coach and punch your golden ticket as you’re served hot chocolate and a delicious cookie by our chef’s!

Passengers will read along with the classic children’s book, The Polar Express, by Chris Van Allsburg.

Once at The North Pole, Santa and his Elves board the train to greet passengers and each guest is given the first gift of Christmas – a silver sleigh bell. During the trip, characters on each car lead passengers in caroling and on board entertainment – just like in the film! Each guest will take home a keepsake sleigh bell in addition to the wonderful memories made on this unforgettable adventure.

We request passengers arrive approximately 45 minutes before their departure time and check in at the will call desk located in the Polar Express tent. Boarding starts approximately 20 minutes before departure time.

Wheelchair seating is limited in our 1950’s vintage coaches. If there is anyone in the party with mobility issues – please contact us at 845-332- 4854, we can book your tickets in a coach that can accommodate wheel chairs.

We do have limited seats reserved for families with sensory sensitivities. Please contact us at 845-332-4854 to book these seats. There will be softer audio and lighting levels in these seats.

In order to offer the best experience for all guests, seating is assigned on board THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride. You will select your own seats during the online checkout process as you would on an airline. Please review seating charts carefully.

 

Off-Peak Ticket Prices:

$40 – Adults

$32 – Children (Ages 2-12)

FREE – Toddler (Under two on lap)

Peak Ticket Prices:

$50 – Adults

$40 – Children (Ages 2-12)

FREE – Toddler (Under two on lap)

Off-peak dates:

Fri-Sun: 11/15, 11/16, 11/17, 11/22, 11/23, 11/24

12/6, 12/12, 12/13, 12/26, 12/27, 12/28

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KINGSTON - The Polar Express™ @ Catskill Mountain Railroad
Bear Mountain Ice Rink | 3020 Seven Lakes Drive , Tomkins Cove
Website: https://www.bearmountainicerink.com | Phone: (845) 786-2701 x 266 | Cost: $5+

Public Skating at Bear Mountain

November 2 – March 1, 2019

Weather permitting.

Check website for closures.

Hours & Fees

Monday & Tuesday: 10 – 11:30 am & 12 – 1:30 pm

Friday: 8 – 9:30 pm

Saturday & Sunday*
10 – 11:30 am
12 – 1:30 pm
2 – 3:30 pm
4 – 5:30 pm
6 – 7:30 pm
8 – 9:30 pm (*No 8 pm on Sundays )

Please check the HOLIDAY page for additional times during School Breaks and School Holidays

Admission $5

Non-skater & seniors $2

Ages 4 & under FREE

Skate rental $5

Figure skates only

Toddler size 8 to Adult size 12

Skate sharpening $5

Parking $10 on weekends and holidays

* Anyone entering the building must pay the admission fee *

Rink is OUTDOORS and UNCOVERED so dress appropriately

Lockers and refreshments are available

Rules

Private ice rink rental

Directions

(845) 786-2701 x 266

info@bearmountainicerink.com

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BEAR MOUNTAIN/ TOMKINS COVE - Ice Skating (Weather Permitting) @ Bear Mountain Ice Rink
Catskill Mountain Railroad, Kingston | 55 Plaza Road , Kingston
Website: https://catskillmountainrailroad.com | Phone: 845-332-4854 | Cost: $32/40/50

The Polar Express Comes Alive in Kingston!

Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays, November 15 – December 28, 2019

Thursdays 12/12, 12/19 & 12/26

Wednesday 12/18

Monday 12/23

Set to the sounds of the motion picture, passengers will relive the classic story as they are whisked away on THE POLAR EXPRESS™ for a magical trip to the North Pole. Once on board, the Conductor will work their way through the coach and punch your golden ticket as you’re served hot chocolate and a delicious cookie by our chef’s!

Passengers will read along with the classic children’s book, The Polar Express, by Chris Van Allsburg.

Once at The North Pole, Santa and his Elves board the train to greet passengers and each guest is given the first gift of Christmas – a silver sleigh bell. During the trip, characters on each car lead passengers in caroling and on board entertainment – just like in the film! Each guest will take home a keepsake sleigh bell in addition to the wonderful memories made on this unforgettable adventure.

We request passengers arrive approximately 45 minutes before their departure time and check in at the will call desk located in the Polar Express tent. Boarding starts approximately 20 minutes before departure time.

Wheelchair seating is limited in our 1950’s vintage coaches. If there is anyone in the party with mobility issues – please contact us at 845-332- 4854, we can book your tickets in a coach that can accommodate wheel chairs.

We do have limited seats reserved for families with sensory sensitivities. Please contact us at 845-332-4854 to book these seats. There will be softer audio and lighting levels in these seats.

In order to offer the best experience for all guests, seating is assigned on board THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride. You will select your own seats during the online checkout process as you would on an airline. Please review seating charts carefully.

 

Off-Peak Ticket Prices:

$40 – Adults

$32 – Children (Ages 2-12)

FREE – Toddler (Under two on lap)

Peak Ticket Prices:

$50 – Adults

$40 – Children (Ages 2-12)

FREE – Toddler (Under two on lap)

Off-peak dates:

Fri-Sun: 11/15, 11/16, 11/17, 11/22, 11/23, 11/24

12/6, 12/12, 12/13, 12/26, 12/27, 12/28

Event Link

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KINGSTON - The Polar Express™ @ Catskill Mountain Railroad
Katonah Museum of Art | 134 Jay Street - Route 22, Katonah
Website: http://www.katonahmuseum.org | Phone: (914) 232-9555 | Cost: $10

Create Art at The Museum

11/5, 11/29, 12/24, 12/26, 12/27, 12/31, 1/2, 1/3

Free to members; non-member children and adults $10.

Drop in to the Learning Center on select school vacation days between 10 am and 3 pm, for unique artist-led projects where kids can make an artistic mess, experiment with new materials and practice unusual art-making techniques all inspired by the abstract expressionist works on view.

Tuesday, November 5: Mood Collage
How are you feeling today? Thoughtfully use color, shape and line to express a feeling with a combination of papers, fabrics, and other collage materials.

Friday, November 29: Expressive Color
Explore oil pastel techniques using special materials and tools to sketch, try interesting color combinations, and create expressive works of art.

Tuesday, December 24: Abstract Monoprinting
Freely express your creative impulses using paint on Plexiglas and see it printed through a mini printing press.

Thursday, December 26: Geometric Sculptures
Construct your own abstract sculpture using geometric pieces inspired by the works of Day Schnabel and Ronald Bladen.

Friday, December 27: Large-Scale Painting
Learn about complementary colors, tints and shades as we paint large gestural artworks in the style of Abstract Expressionist artist Lee Krasner.

Tuesday, December 31: Sculptural Lines
Create a three-dimensional line sculpture using wires and other materials that bend, twist, and curve.

Thursday, January 2: Abstract Nature Scrolls
Combine natural materials with fun watercolor techniques to create colorful expressive paintings inspired by the scroll paintings of Rotem Reshef.

Friday, January 3: More Than Meets the Eye
When looking at an abstract painting, it may appear messy and unplanned to you. However, there are many artistic choices along the way. Learn how to use color, line and shape to create balance, pattern and movement throughout your own abstract work of art.$10

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KATONAH - School's Out/Art's In @ Katonah Museum of Art
Wolf Conservation Center | 7 Buck Run, South Salem
Website: | Phone: | Cost:

Pack Chat for Kids

Friday, November 29th

11 am – 12:30 pm

Saturday, November 30th

2 – 3:30 pm

$14 – Adults / $11 – Children (under 12)

Kids will learn about the mythology surrounding wolves and the important role of wolves in the natural world. This is exciting time for wolves; they are out searching for prey as they celebrate the birth of pups! Guests will visit Ambassador Wolves Alawa, Nikai and Zephyr, and possibly the WCC’s critically endangered red wolves and Mexican gray wolves as well.

PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED

NOTE: The confirmation email may go to your spam/junk folder. Please check your email before contacting us. If you receive the confirmation email, your name will be on a list. There are no tickets.

914-763-2373

info@nywolf.org

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SOUTH SALEM - Pack Chat for Kids @ Wolf Conservation Center
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