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Renaissance Kids | 1343 Route 44, Pleasant Valley
Website: | Phone: 845-452-4225 | Cost: $12-20/class

Thursdays 4:30-5:30 pm or Saturdays 11 am – 12 pm

For ages 5-8

$56/month or $20/class + yearly registration, includes materials.

For the younger student not quite ready for the “Artist’s Workshop,” this class introduces concepts of line, shape, color, value, texture, form and space.   Students work in various drawing and painting media, as well as sculpture, collage, weaving, and printmaking.  Emphasis is on introducing and developing concepts and skills while encouraging individual expression.  Demonstrations and individual guidance provided.


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PLEASANT VALLEY - Budding Artist's Workshop (Ages 5-8) @ Renaissance Kids
Center for Performing Arts at Rhinebeck, The | 661 Route 308, Rhinebeck
Website: | Phone: (845) 876-3080 | Cost: $8

Saturday, March 21, 2020

11 am


This unique company of young dancers will perform several innovative modern dance pieces in a delightful concert.  Bring your kids as the event is family friendly. Audience members of all ages will find the variety of work exciting and inspiring. Part of The CENTER’s Saturday Morning Family Series.

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This performance is made possible, in part, with funding from the Ann and Abe Effron Fund and the County of Dutchess, administered by Arts Mid-Hudson.

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Stony Kill Foundation | 79 Farmstead Ln , Wappingers Falls
Website: | Phone: | Cost:

Saturdays & Sundays, 11 am – 1 pm

February – November

Stony Kill maintains a working farm housing chickens, cows, pigs, and sheep.  The daily care of the farm animals is done by our Livestock Caretakers.  Each weekend our barn guides give tours to the visiting public.

The Barn is open every Saturday and Sunday, from the beginning of February to the end November with the exception of days on which special events are held and holidays.

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WAPPINGERS FALLS - FREE Open Barn @ Stony Kill
John Jay Homestead State Historic Site | 400 Jay Street, Katonah
Website: | Phone: (914) 232-5651 | Cost: $10/8/0

Saturdays, 11:30 am – 12 pm

Designed for families with children 10 & under

Adults $10/ Seniors & Students $8/ Ages 12 & under & Members FREE

What was life like 200 years ago? Compare your everyday life with the way the Jay family lived in the early 1800s. This 25-minute tour of the historic house, designed  will focus on the lack of modern conveniences and its impact on everyday life through examining objects such as chamber pots and open-hearth toasters.


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The number of tickets available for each tour is strictly limited. We strongly recommend you purchase your tickets in advance. Please note that all members of your party are required to have a ticket for admittance, even if there is no fee associated with their ticket. Tickets are transferable, but not refundable.

We recommend that you arrive 15 to 20 minutes in advance of your tour to watch our orientation video shown in the Glass Porch of the Historic House Museum. Tours leave promptly as scheduled. You may not join a tour once it is in progress.

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KATONAH - Historic House Tour for Families @ John Hay Homestead State Historic Site
Waddle n Swaddle | 33 Arlington Ave Ste 4, Poughkeepsie
Website: | Phone: 845-240-8399 | Cost: $65

This class is designed to be taken while pregnant. All the basics you need to know from birth through the first 6 months of life are covered.

Class is 12:30-2:30 pm on the follow dates:

Saturday, December 21
Saturday, February 15
Saturday, March 21
Saturday, April 18
Saturday, May 16
Saturday, July 18
Saturday, September 19
Saturday, October 17
Saturday, December 19

* Birth and the postpartum bonding period* The importance of skin to skin* Proper latching techniques* Getting and maintaining a proper milk supply* Avoiding common “booby traps”* When/if to introduce bottles and pacifiers* When/if to pump and how to get started* Roles for the support person in a breastfeeding relationship

The cost of this 2 hour class is $65 and is taught by Jenn Sullivan, CBS. Partner or support person is encouraged to attend and is included in the cost.

Private classes are also available for $160 in store or $200 in home (very limited times available for in-home).


Due to classes filling up, completion of the form and a non-refundable deposit of $20 is required to hold your spot.

This class is also offered as part of our comprehensive, 3 part Birth Essentials Childbirth Education Series.

To register for either the class or series please complete the form . For more information, contact Jenn Sullivan, CBS via email flowbreast@gmail.com or by phone at 845-240-8399.

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POUGHKEEPSIE - Breastfeeding Essentials @ Waddle n Swaddle
Edward Hopper House Museum and Study Center | 82 North Broadway, Nyack
Website: | Phone: 845-358-0774 | Cost: FREE

Saturdays & Sundays

1 – 3 pm



The Edward Hopper House offers ongoing family art workshops related to the artwork on display in the main gallery. Filling a gap in arts education in public schools, this workshop program gives families immediate access to high quality art, offering deeper insights into the exhibitions and local history presented at the Edward Hopper House.

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* Hop Into Art is FREE* with the accompanying guardians’ admission to the House. (This is not a drop-off event.) ​* Attending FAMILY members ALSO receive free admission to the House if their child is enrolled in one of partnering districts:

– Clarkstown South
– Nanuet
– North Rockland
– Nyack
– Orangetown South
– Sleepy Hollow
and non profit member schools: Blue Rock and Dwight Englewood

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NYACK - FREE! Hop into Art Family Workshop @ The Edward Hopper House Museum and Study Center
Renaissance Kids | 1343 Route 44, Pleasant Valley
Website: | Phone: 845-452-4225 | Cost: $12-20/class

Fridays 4 – 5:30 pm or Saturdays 1 – 2:30 pm

For ages 9 – 16

$60/month or $20/class + yearly registration, includes materials.

Here is an opportunity for students to explore, learn, and have fun.  This workshop will enable students to experiment with drawing, painting, sculpture, printmaking, collage, mosaic, weaving, by using a variety of materials and techniques.  Emphasis will be on developing specific skills, including drawing from life, composition, use of color, use of form and shadows, and perspective.  Demonstrations as well as individual guidance will be provided to help develop confidence and encourage individual ideas and expression.


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PLEASANT VALLEY - Artist's Workshop (Ages 9-16) @ Renaissance Kids
Hudson River Museum | 511 Warburton Avenue, Yonkers
Website: | Phone: (914) 963-4550 | Cost: $8/5/4/0

Saturdays & Sundays, 1 – 4 pm:

Family Studio: Art

Family Studio: Art gives our youngest visitors the chance to roll up their sleeves and make art. Projects, which change monthly, are designed by Teaching Artists-in-Resident and led by HRM Junior Docents.

Family Studio: Science

Family Studio: Science extends the impact of our planetarium shows and the Hudson Riverama environmental teaching gallery through hands-on science projects. Projects, which change monthly, are designed by Teaching Scientists-in-Resident and led by HRM Junior Docents.

General Admission
Members Free
Adults $8
Youth (3–18) $4
Seniors (62+) $5
Students (with valid ID) $5
Veterans $5
Children (under 3) Free
Unless otherwise noted, all events & programs are free with general admission.

+ Planetarium Tickets
Members Free
Adults + $5
Youth (3–18) + $3
Seniors (62+) + $4
Students (with valid ID) + $4
Veterans + $4
Children (under 3) Free
Tickets to planetarium shows are not included in general admission and must be purchased separately.

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YONKERS - Family Art & Science Studio @ Hudson River Museum
Mid-Hudson Children’s Museum | 75 N Water St., Poughkeepsie
Website: | Phone: (845) 471-0589 | Cost: FREE

Saturday, February 15, 2020

5 – 8 pm

For ages 0 – 6

Parent supervision is required at all times.

MHCM is open late and admission is FREE from 5 to 8 pm on the THIRD Saturday of every month.

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Family Free Nights are sponsored by M&T Bank. Come play!!

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POUGHKEEPSIE - Family FREE Night @ The Mid-Hudson Children's Museum
Nyack High School | 360 Christian Herald Road, Nyack
Website: | Phone: 845-353-7100 | Cost: $12/7/0

Nyack DramaWorks proudly presents “Hello, Dolly!”

March 13, 14, 20 & 21, 2020 at 7:30 pm

March 21st at 1:30 pm

Adults $12, Students $7, Seniors are free

Tickets on sale online and at the door

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Hello Dolly with Nyack DramaWorks at Nyack High School in Rockland County NY

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NYACK - Nyack High School Drama Club presents "Hello, Dolly!" @ Nyack High School
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