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Port Jervis Scarecrow Contest Seeks Your Creativity

Sep 18th, 2014 | By | Category: In Your Town

It’s nearing that wonderful time of year when Port Jervis is invaded by creative, lovingly made scarecrows. Individuals, businesses, clubs, organizations, etc. in Port Jervis are encouraged to participate in our third annual Scarecrow Contest. First, second, and third place ribbons will be awarded in Youth, Adult, and Business/Club categories. Sponsored by the Port Jervis […]



Sugar Loaf Announces New Professional Training Academy

Sep 13th, 2014 | By | Category: In Your Town

The Sugar Loaf Performing Arts Academy will celebrate each student’s creative expression: providing a fun, engaging environment to explore theatre, develop self-confidence, and collaborate with others. Our nurturing staff of Professional Theatre Artists and Special Guest Instructors from the Broadway community will offer classes for students 4-18 years of age in the foundations of – […]



Line-Up of Fall Education Programs at Bethel Woods

Sep 12th, 2014 | By | Category: In Your Town

Bethel Woods Center for the Arts will offer a series of educational programs throughout the upcoming fall season, including low and no cost opportunities. The programming, ranging from speakers to films to performing arts workshops for children and teens, seeks to inspire individuals of all ages and backgrounds. Included in this fall’s programming will be […]



MSMC to Host Open House September 21

Sep 9th, 2014 | By | Category: In Your Town

Get a taste of the college experience at Mount Saint Mary College’s open house for high school students on Sunday, September 21, from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on the campus, 330 Powell Ave. in Newburgh, N.Y. Prospective freshmen and their families can learn about undergraduate programs preparing students for careers in health professions, business, […]



Vanderbilt Garden 30th Anniversary Formal Garden Tours September 9

Aug 26th, 2014 | By | Category: In Your Town

In 2014 the Frederick W. Vanderbilt Garden Association is celebrating their 30th Anniversary of their founding and the beginning of the restoration of the formal gardens at the Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site. On Sunday September 21, the Vanderbilt Garden Association interpreters will offer free tours of the formal gardens at the Vanderbilt Mansion National […]



Akin Library and Museums to Host Meeting Past Exhibit

Aug 21st, 2014 | By | Category: In Your Town

2014 marks the fourth year that artist/curator, Bibiana Huang Matheis has organized the “Meeting Past” exhibit at The Akin Library and Museums in Pawling. This year Bibiana Huang Matheis has reached out to 80 artists for inclusion in the exhibit. Locating “Meeting Past” within historical and natural history collections may seem at odds with a […]



Dutchess Tourism 30th Anniversary Celebration at Dutchess Stadium

Aug 18th, 2014 | By | Category: In Your Town

August 27th Dutchess Tourism teams up with Amtrak for a 30th Anniversary Celebration, as the Hudson Valley Renegades take on the Aberdeen IronBirds!  Enjoy America’s pastime with a BBQ dinner from your seats in the picnic area. Plus, everyone has the chance to win a pair of Roundtrip Amtrak Train Tickets, which are good for […]



Maloney Kicks Off “Made in New York” Tour

Aug 10th, 2014 | By | Category: In Your Town

Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) kicked off his “Made in New York” tour at Thornwillow Press in Newburgh, which makes limited edition custom book and stationery, before stopping by Nexans in Chester, a local manufacturer that employs more than 160 folks in the Hudson Valley and produces cables and cable systems for commercial buildings and […]



Youth Opera Workshop to begin at Bethel Woods

Aug 8th, 2014 | By | Category: In Your Town

Beginning on August 10th, children will fill the Conservatory at Bethel Woods to begin an in-depth study of the classic art form – opera. For two weeks, these young performers in grades 2-6 will actively participate in the rehearsal, design, and performance of the opera pastiche, Rumpelstiltskin. The workshop, known as Youth Opera Experience, is […]



Schooner Lois McClure will be in port in Poughkeepsie August 12

Aug 4th, 2014 | By | Category: In Your Town

Lake Champlain Maritime Museum’s schooner Lois McClure will be in port in Poughkeepsie at Waryas Park on Tuesday, August 12th with public hours from 10 AM to 5 PM during her tour commemorating the War of 1812 Bicentennial. This year’s thematic and interpretive message is 1814: From War to Peace.  “The shipbuilding races and naval […]