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Family-Friendly Performances in the Hudson Valley

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Hitting up so many festivals and events all summer long can get expensive so this week we thought we'd save you some money and highlight some of our favorite FREE (or mostly free) things to do this weekend with the kids. Click on the titles of each event for dates, times and locations.

Grab your tickets to see this family-favorite classic on stage as part of the 2017 summer theater production from the Robert W. Souza Scholarship. Cental Valley

Experience the arts throughout the community with special events through August 5th. Friday, 7/28 bring your blankets and lawn chairs for Music and Dance at Wickham Woodlands. Warwick
    Join your favorite crew from the Bronx Zoo as they Move and shake it for young audiences. Forestburgh

    Enjoy a live theater rendition of the classic French tale your whole family will love. Rhinebeck

    Bring your chair, blanket and picnic for an evening of special performances. Woodstock

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    Pamela is the Community Liaison at Hudson Valley Parent. She resides in Dutchess County with her husband and two boys and enjoys crossing things off their bucket list each summer.


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