Putnam & Dutchess Weekly Events 7/20-7/26

Putnam & Dutchess Weekly Events 7/20-7/26
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Putnam County EventsDutchess County EventsCamp is over so I am back in the entertaining 2 kids ALL day game again!  I have family coming to visit at the end of the week so that should help break things up a bit!  We are heading upstate with the family but if you are hanging around the area here are some good places to check out!

Wednesday July 20th

Mid-Hudson Children’s Museum, Poughkeepsie

Making Masterpieces: Does your child ever have an occasional “terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day?” We invite you to create a Bad Day Sock Puppet for those days your child could use an extra friend to talk to. Puppet therapy has been proven to help children process a wide-range of emotions, to practice communicating how they feel, and to encourage healing. This Making Masterpieces session will include a reading of the book “Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day” by Judith Viorst.  Museum admission plus $5.00 materials fee per child.

Storytime: Join Ed, our special guest volunteer, as he makes some of his favorite stories come alive!  This program is best for children ages 3-5.  Free with museum admission.

Thursday July 21st

Brewster Library, Brewster

Kid’s Fun: Children ages 4-12 are invited to treat themselves to a manicure!  Please register your child and we will contact you to schedule a 15 minute appointment.

Mahopac Library, Mahopac

Magic Show: Join us for this fun-filled interactive magic show for ages 5+. This show is sure to mystify & confound your senses with unbelievable acts of magic, performed up close and in person.

Friday July 22nd

Mid-Hudson Children’s Museum, Poughkeepsie

Starlab What is a Constellation?: Journey into the museum’s StarLab Planetarium to learn basic astronomy concepts. After the program you’ll be able to find real constellations in the night sky!  $3 per person, plus museum admission.

Veteran’s Park, Wappingers Falls

Movie Night: Watch “The Good Dinosaur” under the stars

Saturday July 23rd

Patterson Recreation Center, Patterson

Concert: The 50-piece Southern Dutchess Concert Band will be performing a selection of show tunes, popular standards, marches, light classical and wind ensemble music. The Southern Dutchess Concert Band consists of woodwind, brass and percussion musicians from southern Dutchess County and surrounding areas.

Walk Over the Hudson, Poughkeepsie

Movies Under the Walkway: Star Wars: The Force Awakens Music by :The Greyhounds

Lakeside Park, Patterson

       Concert: The Crossroads Band” Appearing for the first time at Music By The Lake, The Crossroads Band presents a mix of blues, country, and rock. This talented band of seasoned musicians currently has three critically acclaimed CD’s, and their live songlist consists of great songs that just aren’t performed often enough these days.

The Center for Performing Arts, Rhinebeck

Family Series: Jack and the Beanstalk

Southeast Museum, Brewster

Kid’s Program: Learn about the museum’s treasures and decorate your own treasure box.

Sunday July 24th

Staatsburgh State Historic Site, Staatsburgh

Skull & Bones Nature Program: A fun nature program for children ages 6-9. What can you tell by looking at a skull? Children become detectives, examining animal skulls to learn about predator and prey animals. $2 per child. Reservations required: (845) 889-8851.

Freedom Park, LaGrange

Summer Concert: River of Dreams (Billy Joel Tribute Band)

Monday July 25th

Brewster Library, Brewster

Make & Take: Drop by the library between 12-2 pm and make a fun craft related to our summer reading theme: “On Your Mark, Get Set, Read!”  For ages 5 and up.  Younger children are welcome if accompanied by an adult.  No registration needed.

Kent Library, Kent

Rocket Show: Take to the skies as this introduction to rocketry explains how and why rockets fly. You’ll witness real model rocket launches that soar several hundreds of feet into the air and deploy parachutes for their return. This is an outdoor show. If it rains there will be a substitute show in the Town Hall.

Tuesday July 26th

Greenvale Park, Poughkeepsie

Summer Concerts: Michael Dell, Maria Hickey and Johnny V, Classic Rock, Pop, Dance

Mahopac Library, Mahopac

Meet the Llamas: Meet real llamas and learn all sorts of interesting facts about them. Everyone will have a chance to ask questions plus pet them, groom them, feed them and take photographs with them!

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