Putnam and Dutchess Weekly Events 8/11 – 8/17

Putnam and Dutchess Weekly Events 8/11 – 8/17

Dutchess and Putnam county events

With a trip to visit family looming it feels like August is FLYING by!  If you haven’t stopped by to see us at story time at the JV mall we will be two more weeks on Wednesday morning at 10:30!   Also keep your eyes peeled for an exciting Back to School event there as well!  In the meantime here are some other things to check out around our beautiful area!

Thursday August 10th

Mid Hudson Children’s Museum, Poughkeepsie

Gardening Time: Join us as we head outside to The Children’s Garden @ MHCM is where families learn about growing our own food and practice gardening techniques. The day’s lesson and participation is free and open to all with museum admission. Children who would like an extra take-home project can plant their own herb garden green house for $5!

Patterson Library, Patterson

Family Movie: Beauty & the Beast


Friday August 11th

Veteran’s Park, Wappingers

Movie Night: Sing!


Saturday August 12th

Michaels, All Areas

Kids Club: 10-Noon Kids Club® Kawaii Backpack Tags $2 a child. (APPLEMOMS Favorite), All Areas

Make Break: 1-3 Make Break® Bling It Out for Back to School Free with school supply purchase. (APPLEMOMS Favorite), All Areas

Millbrook Band Shell, Millbrook

Concert: Burr Johnson Band 

Lakeside Park, Pawling

Concert: The Truants 

Sunday August 13th


Pete & Toshi Riverside Park, Poughkeepsie

Corn Festival: This free festival features fresh picked, ready‐to‐eat local‐grown Hudson Valley sweet corn on the cob, hot chili, watermelon, cold drinks, and other summer treats. Music throughout the afternoon and many free kids activities!

Mid Hudson Children’s Museum (Waterfront Market), Poughkeepsie

Sensory Hours: Sensory Hours allow families with young children with autism and other sensory integration challenges to explore MHCM exhibits in a modified environment with reduced sound, designated quiet spaces, extra visual signage and sensory aids.

Monday August 14th

Mid Hudson Children’s Museum (Waterfront Market), Poughkeepsie

Kid’s Kitchen: We’re making delicious food from the freshest ingredients you can get! Children will follow educators as we pick produce from either our children’s garden or vendors at the market. Educators and kid volunteers will then demonstrate simple cooking techniques to turn the produce into a scrumptious kid friendly snack. And of course we’ll taste our creations!

Storytime with Ed: 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.

Tuesday August 15th

Greenvale Park, Poughkeepsie

Summer Concert: Crazy Feet

Wednesday August 16th

Patterson Library, Patterson

Family Movie: A Dog’s Purpose

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