Putnam & Dutchess Weekly Events 8/3 – 8/10

Putnam & Dutchess Weekly Events 8/3 – 8/10

Dutchess and Putnam county events

We made it into August finally!  In my house that means listening to my daughter talk about her birthday for 24 days!  The curse of having kids born late in the month!  So while I am party planning for the next month here are some other things for your family to check out!

Thursday August 3rd

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!

Schlathaus Park, Wappingers

Concert: Southern Dutchess Concert Band


Friday July 28th

Mesier Homestead, Wappingers

Concert: The Greyhounds

City of Poughkeepsie

First Friday: Poughkeepsie will be kicking off First Friday on August 4th with a Main Street Fair at Mural Square Park. The City’s Mayor, Rob Rolison will start the event with a motivating speech and a City of Poughkeepsie update. From 5:30 PM until 8:30 PM, there will also be live music, food, and vendors located on Liberty and Garden Streets.

Saturday August 5th

Michaels, All Areas

Kids Club: 10-Noon Kids Club® Pencil Toppers $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


Upper Landing Park, Poughkeepsie

Movie Under the Walkway: Hidden Figures 


Sunday August 6th

Michaels, All Areas

Kids Club: 1-3 Kids Club® Make Your Own Slime (APPLEMOMS Favorite), All Areas

Staatsburgh Historic Site, Staatsburg

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


Olde Tyme Flea Market: Celebrating over 30 years, the is a family friendly atmosphere that offers a wide variety of bargains, treasures and unique finds for everyone.  When you come to the flea market you will discover everything from antiques and collectibles, arts and crafts and new merchandise as well a fun activities for the kids. Our flea market is held every Sunday each offering a wide variety of unique goods and services, including food concessions.

Monday August 7th

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 8th

Greenvale Park, Poughkeepsie

Summer Concert: Crazy Feet

Wednesday August 9th

Staatsburgh Historic Site, Staatsburg

Summer Concert: Four Guys in Disguise

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