Every Kid in a Park Welcomes 4th Graders
Through August 31, 2019, all National Parks
National Parks and some other federally managed sites in the Hudson Valley invite all fourth graders to visit free as part of the White House's new Every Kid in a Park program. Students may go to any NPS site or to www.everykidinapark.gov, complete an activity, and obtain a pass good
through August 31, 2019.
Public Transportation to the Home of FDR
Dutchess Transit will provide service from the Poughkeepsie train station only to the Home of FDR site, Mondays through Saturdays 8:00 am-8:00 pm every hour. Cost $1.75 per trip. This bus does not run on Sundays or Holidays.
Meet the Author: David Kroese
The Centennial: A Journey through America’s National Park System
Saturday, August 3rd from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Sunday, August 4th from 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Vanderbilt Mansion Visitor Center
David will be at the Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site to sign his book and talk with visitors about his travels. David’s collection of National Park Service Centennial Pins will be on exhibit and will remain at the Pavilion Visitor Center through October. His book will be available for purchase at the park’s museum shop. For more information...
Garden Help is Always Needed!
Cannot commit on a regular basis, but have a day here or there to help out?
Drop by the gardens to give a hand on the days they are there!
Beatrix Farrand Garden -Tuesdays & Saturdays, 9-11 am. (Starting Tuesday, April 16)
More information here.
Frederick W. Vanderbilt Gardens -Tuesdays at 9am. (Starting Tuesday, April 2)
More information here.
Roosevelt Home Garden -Tuesdays & Fridays, 9am-Noon, 3rd Thursday of the month, 5-7 pm & 2nd Saturday of the month, 9-11 am. Please contact e-mail us ore-mail us for more information.
Vanderbilt Garden Tours
Sundays, June 16, July 21, August 18, Sept 15, Oct 20
Stop by anytime between 1:00 pm and 3:30 pm
Interpreter guides from the F.W Vanderbilt Garden Association will be offering FREE tours of the Vanderbilt Gardens the 3rd Sunday of every month, May-October. Learn about the history and the ongoing process of rehabilitating and maintaining the gardens. More information about the gardens is available here.
Music In The Parks
Every Wednesday, June 5th - August 14th (No Concert July 3rd), Vanderbilt Mansion and Mills Mansion (Staatsburgh State Park)
Free Lawn Concerts for 2019
For schedule and more information.....