8 Mile Hike With Great Views Of Water Falls: Hudson River Valley

When: Saturday, April 27th at 10 AM

Where: 400 Sams Point Rd, Cragsmoor, NY 12420

Join the hike to explore Verkeerderkill Falls, a lake, ice caves and a dwarf pitch pine forest. They will also have excellent panoramic views of the Shawangunk Mountains during the hike.
Please be prepared for all conditions.

Wear appropriate clothing and waterproof boots as the approach to the waterfalls might be wet and muddy. Bring enough water (minimum 2L) for a 8 mile hike and a packed lunch. Also a headlamp might be helpful for the ice caves.

Following the hike, we will grab food and drinks at one of the restaurants in town or you can head out.

We can set up a car pool for everyone. Please email the organizer if you can offer a ride or need a ride. plant to be at the trailhead by 10 AM, we will leave promptly.

Hudson Valley KidVenture 2019

When: Saturday and Sunday, April 27 + 28th, 2019 at 11 AM – 4 PM

Where: 91 Cottage Rd, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601-1276, United States

KidVenture is an interactive and educational event featuring activities, live performances, demonstrations, technology exhibits, career exploration experiences, and more. See itinerary below.

SATURDAY
All Day

Exhibitors
Touch-A-Truck
Ride the Roaming Railroad
Bee Bee the Clown Performances
Two By Two Zoo
Pony Rides by Lucky Orphans
Horse Rescue, Inc.
Mad Science of the Mid-Hudson presents, Baby T-Rex
Roaming Raceway: Slot Car & RC Tracks
Food Trucks

Noon Zaritsky Magic Show
1 PM Bossy Frog Performance
2 PM Reptile Encounter Show
3 PM Aerophone Community Band
2 – 4 PM Meet Hailey Germano, Miss New York Teen USA

SUNDAY
All Day

Exhibitors
Touch-A-Truck
Ride the Roaming Railroad
Two By Two Zoo
Pony Rides by Lucky Orphans
Horse Rescue, Inc.
Mad Science of the Mid-Hudson presents, Baby T-Rex
Roaming Raceway: Slot Car & RC Tracks
Food Trucks
Meet Batman & Robin

Noon Reptile Encounter Show
1 PM Soccer Skills Clinic for Kids and Bee Bee the Clown Show
2 PM Performance from Spackapella, of Spackenkill High School
2:30 PM Running Clinic for Kids
3 PM K-9 Unit Demo

Proceeds benefit the Chamber Foundation, Inc. The Chamber Foundation, Inc., was established in 2002 to promote education and training programs for local youth and professionals with the goal of enhancing the Hudson Valley region’s future of economic growth.

in Visit www.hvkidventure.org to learn more!

Monday Night Poetry with Kathleen Ossip

When: Monday, April 15, 2019 at 6:30 PM – 9 PM

Where: Hudson Valley Writers Center 300 Riverside Dr, Sleepy Hollow, New York 10591

Long-time HVWC teacher returns to the Center to teach her popular Monday Night Poetry Class.


Kathleen Ossip is the author of The Do-Over, a New York Times Editors’ Choice; The Cold War, which was one of Publishers Weekly’s best books of 2011; The Search Engine, which was selected by Derek Walcott for the American Poetry Review/Honickman First Book Prize; and Cinephrastics, a chapbook of movie poems. Her poems have appeared in Best American Poetry, Best American Magazine Writing, the Washington Post, Paris Review, Poetry, The Believer, A Public Space, and Poetry Review (London). She teaches at The New School in New York, and she is the editor of the poetry review website SCOUT. She has received a fellowship from the New York Foundation for the Arts.