Putnam & Dutchess Weekly Events 8/19 – 8/24

Putnam & Dutchess Weekly Events 8/19 – 8/24
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We are in the home stretch to back to school!  Have you gotten all your supplies yet?  We finished “school stuff” this week with my Mother in law, in the form of “birthday shopping” too!  My 5 year old is all set for 1st grade!  Now on to getting the 2 year old ready for her early pre-school program!  In the meantime we are going to try and hit all the summer stuff that will be ending soon!  Here are some options if you are looking too!

Thursday August 18th

Mid-Hudson Children’s Museum, Poughkeepsie

Fertile Minds Garden Time:Our newest learning space is outdoors!  Join us as we head into the new Children’s Garden @ MHCM to learn about growing food and to practice gardening techniques.  This program is free with museum admission.

Schatlhaus Park, Wappingers Falls

ConcertBill’s Toupee pop/dance/cover band striving to sound like the original artists live, playing music that’s relevant to all the generations: Michael Jackson to Bruno Mars to The Beatles and most everything in between.

Friday August 19th

Veteran’s Park, Wappingers Falls

Concert: Matt Jordan Oldies Pop Band

Saturday August 20th

Mid-Hudson Children’s Museum, Poughkeepsie

Family Free Night: MHCM is open late and admission is FREE from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm on the THIRD Saturday of every month. Please note:  this event is intended for families with children ages 0-6.  Parent supervision is required at all times.

4 H Fairgrounds, Carmel

Intertribal Pow Wow: Gates open 10am Native American drumming/dancingBirds of Prey/Storyteller in Tipi/Native foods, arts & craftsWHUD Prize Wheel w/DJ Mike Bennett & Fun CrewSaturday Night 7pm @ Big Barn – Hand Drum Competition$1 donation into competitionDonations support Disabled US Veteran’s through Semper Fi Odyssey & HOMH (Honor Our Military Heroes)

Center for Performing Arts, Rhinebeck

Family Morning:  Willy Wonka Jr

Walkway Over the Hudson, Poughkeepsie

Movie Under the Walkway: Zootopia Music by Vito Petroccitto and Five Guys in Disguise

Sunday August 21st

Barton Orchards, Pouquag

Pie Bake Off: Bring your pie for our 1st (hope to be annual) Pie Bake Off. With a chance to win (Farmers Choice) $100 cash, (Peoples Choice) $50 cash, or some of our appreciation prizes, join us for an afternoon of fun and tasting. Our farmer will taste as well as any of the customers that would like to place a vote for their favorite pie.

Monday August 22nd

Mid-Hudson Children’s Museum, Poughkeepsie

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.

Tuesday August 23rd

Mid-Hudson Children’s Museum, Poughkeepsie

Fertile Minds Garden Time:Our newest learning space is outdoors!  Join us as we head into the new Children’s Garden @ MHCM to learn about growing food and to practice gardening techniques.  This program is free with museum admission.

Afternoon ABC 123 Fun in the Garden:We’re turning our new garden into a math classroom for the day!  We’ll be counting, sorting and measuring plants and seeds, and you’ll get to do some planting of your own.  This program is free with museum admission.

Dutchess County Fair Ground, Rhinebeck

Dutchess County Fair: The second largest county fair in New York State is the showplace for agriculture in Dutchess County. Over 162 acres of finely manicured gardens and grass create the beautiful setting for thousands of farm animals, agricultural exhibits and horticultural.

Wednesday August 24th

Mid-Hudson Children’s Museum, Poughkeepsie

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.

Dutchess County Fair Ground, Rhinebeck

Dutchess County Fair: The second largest county fair in New York State is the showplace for agriculture in Dutchess County. Over 162 acres of finely manicured gardens and grass create the beautiful setting for thousands of farm animals, agricultural exhibits and horticultural.

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