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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…

Arm-of-the-Sea Theater co-founder Patrick Wadden preparing for this weekend’s Esopus Creek Puppet Suite in Saugerties

Esopus Creek Puppet Suite in Saugerties

I’m interested in finding the universal in the particular,” says Patrick Wadden, co-founder of Saugerties-based Arm-of-the-Sea Theater. “For many years, a lot of our shows were very symbolic, abstract kind of things; that’s…

Summer Hoot at Ashokan Center

The ironic thing about folk and roots music is that, for all its association in the popular mind with progressive politics and social change, it is fundamentally conservative in nature – in the…

Visitor at the new WonderDome at the Mid-Hudson Children’s Museum

Kids’ Almanac (Aug. 21-28)

Refurbished: Mid-Hudson Children’s Museum adds new exhibits & activities If your family includes anyone from baby to six years old, and it has been a while since you’ve had a visit to the Mid-Hudson…

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The 169th Dutchess County Fair, Aug. 19-24

  In a region with so many county fairs every summer, what sets one apart from the other? When it comes to the Dutchess County Fair, it has both longevity and size on…

The Upper Landing Park Community Celebration on Saturday, August 9 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Poughkeepsie will include music, food and family-friendly entertainment and activities. The free public event is being offered to thank the Poughkeepsie community for its support in the development of the new riverside park.

Free Family Day at new park in Poughkeepsie

The Upper Landing Park Community Celebration on Saturday, August 9 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. will include a rich array of family-friendly entertainment and activities. Music will be provided by the Spirit…

(Zoom Flume)

Kids’ Almanac (August 7-14)

“Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air’s salubrity.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson   Watery wonderlands: Zoom Flume & SplashDown Beach We’re lucky to have two dedicated water parks in…

(Storm King Art Center)

Kids’ Almanac (July 31-August 7)

“Many people will walk in and out of your life, but only true friends will leave footprints in your heart.” -Eleanor Roosevelt   Swim across the Hudson to benefit Beacon’s River Pool The…

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