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  • Hudson Highlands Nature Museum Brings Popular ‘Knee High Naturalist’ Program to Newburgh

    Great nature program for little kids

    With generous support from Hudson Valley Credit Union and the Malcolm Gordon Charitable Fund, the Hudson Highlands Nature Museum (HHNM) has been able to bring its popular Knee High Naturalists Program to the Newburgh Public Library on Tuesdays from 10am-10:45am, at no charge to Newburgh residents. read more »
  • Places for children with special needs can go for some fun

    9 fun places to take kids that won't overwhelm them

    Finding a place for kids with special needs can be difficult. HVP has a list of things to do and places to go. read more »
  • Get your kids interested in birding

    Great spots you can watch birds in the Hudson Valley

    NYS has hundreds of species of birds. The Hudson Valley has lots of places where you and your family can observe them. See this list of places to go and what you may see. read more »
  • 10 ways to celebrate Earth Day at home

    Do something green for the planet on this day dedicated to preserving the Earth

    This year marks the 51st anniversary of Earth Day. This year’s theme is “Restore Our Earth”. Here are some things families can do at home to celebrate from The Old Farmer’s Almanac. read more »
  • Fun activities for Earth Day

    Celebrate Earth Day with these fun things to do with your family

    HVP has picked some of the best things you can do with your family to celebrate Earth Day. From feeding the birds to recycling household items. read more »
  • Get Hooked on Fishing, Not Drugs

    First Orange County District Attorney’s Office Youth Fishing Derby

    Orange County District Attorney David M. Hoovler on Monday, March 1, 2021, announced the launch of the first District Attorney’s Office Youth Fishing Derby. The Derby will run from April 1, 2021 through September 6, 2021 and is open to children between the ages of five and eighteen who are children or grandchildren of Orange County residents. read more »