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Stony Kill Foundation | 79 Farmstead Ln , Wappingers Falls
Website: | Phone: (845) 831-3800 | Cost: $45

Saturday, February 22, 2020

10 am – 3 pm

For ages 12 & up

$45 per student

Thinking about starting a backyard beehive? Are you unsure or curious about what’s involved with keeping bees? This class is designed for the absolute beginner, no prerequisite knowledge is required except enthusiasm for this vital insect essential to our agricultural landscape. Learn about beekeeping from start up to your first year of beekeeping.

Limited to 20 students.

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WAPPINGERS FALLS - Intro to Beekeeping with Larry Perlitz and Andrew Buckland @ Stony Kill Farm
Foundry42 | 42 Front Street, Port Jervis
Website: | Phone: 845-858-4942 | Cost: FREE

Wednesdays & Saturdays

10:30 – 11:15 am

STORY, MUSIC, CRAFT and of course FUN!

Free and no reservation needed

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PORT JERVIS - Children's Story Time @ Foundry42
Outdoor Discovery Center at Hudson Highlands Nature Museum | 120 Muser Drive, Cornwall
Website: | Phone: 845-534-5506 | Cost: $10/8/6

Opening Day of Maple Sugar Season at HHNM!

Saturday, February 22, 2020

Tour Times: 11 am – 3 pm

Museum Members: $8 Adults, $6 Children ages 3 – 17. Not-yet-Members: $10 Adults, $8 Children ages 3 – 17

It’s opening day! Come celebrate the beginning of maple sugar season and visit our Sugar Shacks!

In addition to our regular award winning Maple Sugar Tours (see details below) you’ll get to enjoy:

  • Special crafts, games, and story telling around the camp fire

  • Treats of the sweet season

  • Fun recipes for maple syrup

As winter ends, it’s maple sugaring time! Visit us to see, learn, and, most importantly, TASTE! Learn how to identify and tap sugar maple trees, discover sugaring techniques used by Native Americans, pioneers, and modern-day farmers, see an evaporator in action, and finish by participating in our taste test challenge to see if you can tell the difference between maple-flavored syrup and the real thing.

Sugar Bush Tours: 11am, 1pm & 2pm; a one mile moderate hike through field and forest to the Sugar Bush Shack (terrain and weather conditions dependent)

Maple Lane Tours: 12pm & 3pm; perfect for little legs, a short walk from the Visitor Center to our Maple Lane Sugar Shack after a tour of the sugar maple stand


Walk-ins welcome only if space allows.
Call 845-534-5506 ext 204 to register by phone (Monday-Friday 8:30 am – 4 pm) or register online



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Sweet Maple Syrup Celebration at Hudson Highlands Nature Museum in Cornwall, NY

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CORNWALL - Sweet Maple Syrup Celebration! @ Hudson Highlands Nature Museum
Sam’s Point | 400 Sam's Point Rd, Cragsmoor
Website: | Phone: (845) 647-7989 | Cost: $5/0

Saturdays in January, February, and March

Weather Permitting

11 am

This opportunity is designed for people who are beginners, interested in trying snowshoeing as a new winter activity. Each session will be run by a Sam’s Point employee who will provide instruction on how to properly wear and adjust the snowshoes, as well as work with you until you are ready to head out on your favorite trail with confidence. The lesson may last up to one hour. Snowshoes are available to rent for this program at a discounted rate of $5 per person at the Sam’s Point Visitor Center.

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CRAGSMOOR - Snowshoe Lessons @ Sam’s Point Preserve at Minnewaska
All Sport Health & Fitness | 17 Old Main St., Fishkill
Website: | Phone: 845-896-567 | Cost: $90/72/36

Youth Beginner Boxing at All Sport

2nd Winter Session

6 Saturdays: February 22 – March 28, 2020

11 am – 12 pm

For ages 8 – 12

Family Plus $36/ Child of Member $72/Non-Member – $90

This is a beginner level group clinic that works on footwork, conditioning, defensive moves, punches using the heavy bag, speed bag and focus mitts. Students must wear boxing gloves and wraps. Students should provide their own gloves.

For more information or to register call/visit the Program Desk.

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FISHKILL - Boxing for Juniors @ All Sport Health & Fitness
Old Dutch Church (Kingston) | 272 Wall St., Kingston
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Saturday, February 22, 2020

11 am – 5 pm

Re-live the life highlights of legendary abolitionist Sojourner Truth as we acknowledge parts of her life including her escape route to freedom. This walk will include brief pit stops with readings along the way and will end with a live in-person reenactment of her famous “Ain’t I A Woman” speech by Deborah Zuill.

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Following Zuills speech will be an artists’ presentation by Meredith Bergmann and Vinnie Bagwell. Each of these talented sculptors have been commissioned to create larger-than-life sculptures of Sojourner Truth. Ms. Bergmann’s statue will be installed in Central Park and Ms. Bagwell’s statue will be at the entrance to Walkway Over the Hudson in Highland. They will be on hand to give a slide presentation and talk about their research into Sojourner Truth’s life, their monumental artworks, and the power of art to tell our stories.

This is event is made possible by various groups including Scenic Hudson, Kingston Midtown Rising, Midtown Arts District (MAD), The Old Dutch Church, Seasoned Gives, Harambee, Metal House Cider and MyKingstonKids.

Special thx to Ulster County, The City of Kingston, and Town of Esopus.

Free bus will be available at Dietz Stadium for pick-up & drop off. The bus will take individuals to the starting point in Port Ewen. For disabled and seniors the trolley will be available for you to ride back. Pick up time is 11:00AM sharp!


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KINGSTON - 2nd Annual Sojourner Truth Life Walk @ The Old Dutch Church
Mamaroneck’s Down to Earth Farmers Market | 1 Harbor Island Park, Mamaroneck
Website: www.lovekidscookery.com/ | Phone: 914-564-6931 | Cost: $30/40

A New Recipe Each Week!

Saturdays: January  19 – April 12, 2020

11 am – 12:30 pm

For Grades K – 5

$30 for Mamaroneck residents, $40 for non-residents.

Kids will learn basic cooking skills and techniques, starting with picking out ingredients at the Mamaroneck Winter Farmers Market, learning about local, farm-fresh products, then making a vegetarian and nut-free recipe the children can take home with them! This class is taught by Kids Cookery and organized by the Village of Mamaroneck Department of Parks & Recreation.


Register online on or before the Wednesday prior to the class date.

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MAMARONECK - Cooking Class with Kids Cookery @ Mamaroneck's Winter Farmer's Market
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, February 22, 2020

11 am


An exciting, interactive show that explains how birds of prey and reptiles have their own unique adaptations for survival.  Learn the importance of birds and reptiles in the balance of nature, and how man has helped to restore endangered species such as the peregrine falcon. Live animals include birds of prey such as hawks, owls, vultures, and falcons as well as reptiles such as snakes and lizards.

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RHINEBECK - Predators of the Wild with Bill & Brian Robinson @ The CENTER for Performing Arts at Rhinebeck
Stony Kill Foundation | 79 Farmstead Ln , Wappingers Falls
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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
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