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Almanac Weekly’s compendium of Halloween-themed festivities in the Hudson Valley

Here’s a list of Halloween-related events, painstakingly compiled by Almanac Weekly’s Keira Eisenbeil, to help plan your macabre October adventures. Since all activities are subject to change, it would be wise to confirm…

Walkway over the Hudson

Poughkeepsie’s Upper Landing Park hosts Community Celebration this Saturday

The Dyson Foundation and the Bardavon are throwing a party on Saturday, August 8 at Poughkeepsie’s Upper Landing Park. It’s the second annual Community Celebration, and it will feature lots of music and…

Kaeli Beyer’s once-luxurious blonde hair is growing back now, but for months she invited friends and family and doctors and nurses to draw pictures on her shiny bald head.

The irrepressible Kaeli Beyer: New Paltz benefit to help children with Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma

  Kaeli Beyer was playing doctor in her parents’ living room with her twin brother Aidan. But it was not the kind of little-kid role play that other four-year-olds perform. Kaeli Beyer’s version…

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Kids’ Almanac: June 18-25

“I have found the best way to give advice to your children is to find out what they want and then advise them to do it.” – Harry S. Truman   FRIDAY, JUNE…

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The Gomez Mill House

Bring up the subject of historic Hudson Valley estates, and the cast of characters consists for the most part of familiar family names: Rockefeller, Vanderbilt, Roosevelt, Morse, Irving. Lesser known but equally worthy…

Michael Padgett and Emily Wexler in The Fantasticks. (photo by Diane Stredicke)

Kids’ Almanac (Apr. 30-May 7)

“My destination is no longer a place, rather a new way of seeing.” – Marcel Proust   SATURDAY, MAY 2 Family Day at the Lehman Loeb One easy, accessible and free way to…

Local musician and teacher Callie Hershey

Kids Almanac: April 2-9

“Would you like some warm Spring pie? Then, take a cup of clear blue sky. Stir in buzzes from a bee, Add the laughter of a tree.” – Paul F. Kortepeter   Autism…

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Kids’ Almanac (Mar. 5-12)

“Spring forward, fall back.” – Daylight saving time begins at 2 a.m. Sunday, March 8   Stop by Sissy’s Café in Kingston Uptown Kingston hosts a variety of delicious eateries, and my family’s…

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Kids’ Almanac (Oct. 23-30)

“I’m so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers.” ~ L. M. Montgomery   If you celebrate Halloween, I have two words for you: Columbia Costumes. Walk into the store…

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Kids’ Almanac (October 2-9)

“How beautifully leaves grow old. How full of light and color are their last days.” – John Burroughs   Check out the view from Rhinebeck’s Ferncliff Forest! I drove by Ferncliff Forest for…

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