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More Places to Go for Earth Day Fun



Celebrate Earth Day at any of these fun Hudson Valley locations:

Hudson Valley 40th Anniversary Earth Day Celebration (Dutchess County Fairgrounds, Rhinebeck)

Who they are: The largest Earth Day celebration the Valley has ever seen. Earth Day: Held over two days (Sat., April 24 - Sun., April 25) the festival will feature lots of hands-on activities including geo-caching (GPS treasure hunting), composting, animal exhibits, seed planting, a maker’s square and Swap-a-palooza. Don’t Miss: Big Green TV, a Kingston based group who do interactive work with kids and video, teaching them about things like vertical farming, food, trees, energy, and bugs.

Cost: Free 12 and under; $10 per pair of adults. For more information: dutchessfair.com  

Stony Kill Environmental Center (Wappingers Falls)

Their Earth Day Celebration will be held Sunday, April 25 featuring family-friendly activities like crafts from recycled materials, environmental games, and a nature scavenger hunt. Year-round programming also available. For more information: 845-831-8780. dec.ny.gov

 

Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies (Millbrook)

This cutting-edge educational facility offers week-long summer camp sessions for second through seventh graders. For more information: ecostudies.org

 

Arm of the Sea Mask and Puppet Theater (Saugerties)

This not-for-profit traveling theater company delivers powerful messages about our delicate ecosystem through storytelling and song with giant masks and puppets. For performance locations: armofthesea.org

 

The Common Fire Foundation (Tivoli)

This young housing co-op is the highest scoring green building in the Eastern United States (and ranked third in the country), and is home to a diverse group of families and individuals. For more information: Call 845-750-6476 or email info@commonfire.org to schedule a tour.

 

Don't forget to take a trip over to Beacon for a ride on the Clearwater. Click here to find more info.