Friday, May 13, 2011

May 14th-15th---A busy weekend in the Valley!

Saturday, May 14th at 2pm
Norrie Point Environmental Center
256 Norrie Point Way
P.O. Box 315
Staatsburg, NY 12580
Discover Norrie: Bugs, Bugs, and More bugs! Lady bugs, black flies, and mourning cloak butterflies: the good, not-so-good and the beautiful. This walk will focus on emerging insects and how their re-appearance affects other creatures coming to life. Free. Family-friendly. No registration required. For more information: 845-889-4745 x109.

 Saturday May 14th, 1-4pm
Contact Information One Clermont Avenue
Germantown, NY 12526
(518) 537-4240

Welcome Clermont's newest arrival in the Visitor's Center - a working model of Fulton's steam engine - with light refreshments and live music by Rich Bala.  Free.

Sustainable Living, 17th and 18th Century Hudson Valley Style

Saturday, May 14th 10:00 AM - 04:30 PM 
Senate House State Historic Site
296 Fair Street
Kingston, NY 12401
What can our past tell us about better living today and for the future? A festival of demonstrations, tours and living history interpreters, presented at Senate House State Historic Site. Designed for the whole family, this outdoor event will offer fun and quirky ways for people of all ages to learn about practices of the past and their relevance to choices we make today. This FREE event is perfect for families and people of all ages, and occurs rain or shine. Phone: (845) 338-2786

 Sunday, May 15th 9:00 am to 2:00 pm

Taconic Outdoor Education Center
75 Mountain Laurel Lane
Cold Spring, NY 10516
(845) 265-3773

Be part of the 2011 National Get Outdoors Day and enjoy a spring day outdoors with family and friends! The event starts at 9 am with Master Birder Rich Guthrie. He will mist-net and band songbirds.  Kids and parents can observe songbirds up close and personal. It’s a great educational experience
for all. Please call before traveling (845) 265-3773 No pets!
Event Donation: Adults – $2 Kids – $1

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