July Calendar 2016
July is "Every Kid In A Park" Month!



The Rightful Heritage of the People: Celebrating FDR's Conservation Legacy

Vanderbilt Mansion Visitor Center - Exhibit open everyday from 9 AM - 5 PM.

Every Kid in a Park Welcomes 4th Graders

Through August 31, 2016, all National Parks

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, complete an activity, and obtain a pass good through August 31, 2016.

Music in the Parks, Free Lawn Concerts

July 20, August 3, 17, 24 Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site

Enjoy an evening of music, with friends, on beautiful lush landscapes, of the Vanderbilt and Mills Mansions, overlooking the Hudson River. Outdoor concerts begin at 7:00 pm in June and July. August concerts begin at 6:30 pm. Click here for full concert dates and times.

Hands in Dirt Workshops

August 16, 9 am - Weeding; all workshops at Beatrix Farrand Garden at Bellefield

This series of workshops offers detailed instruction on techniques of gardening and maintenance throughout the growing season. As the title of the workshops suggest these workshops are hands-on and participants have the opportunity to practice techniques while they are learning. Presented by the Beatrix Farrand Garden Association.

Annual Teaching the Hudson Valley (THV) Summer Institute

July 26-28, Henry A. Wallace Visitor and Education Center

Workshops and field experiences for K-12 teachers and educators from parks, historic sites, and museums.More.....

NPS Centennial Founders Day Concert with West Point Military Academy Band

August 24, 6:30 pm, Vanderbilt Mansion

Celebrate our centennial with this popular lawn concert in front of the Vanderbilt Mansion. Rain date is August 25.

Post-Prohibition Celebration

August 26, 5:30-7:30 pm, South lawn of the FDR Library

More information to follow...

HIgh Tea in the Vanderbilt Formal Gardens

September 11, Vanderbilt Mansion Formal Gardens

Enjoy an old fashioned tea with guest speaker and live music. Information

Val-Kill Picnic &Square Dance

September 17, 2 - 6 pm, Val-Kill

Visit the Eleanor Roosevelt Val-Kill Partnership for more information and to purchase tickets,

Eleanor Roosevelt's Birthday & Gravesite Ceremony

October 11, 3 pm, Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt National Historic Site

Celebrate Eleanor Roosevelt's birthday with us. Remarks, followed by a wreath laying ceremony. Birthday Cake and beverages will be served in the Wallace Visitor Center at the conclusion of the ceremony.

Torchlight Parade

October 14, 7 pm, Henry A. Wallace Visitor and Education Center

Join us for this popular election-eve Torchlight parade re-enactment. The night will be filled with music, speeches, and a visit from FDR, Eleanor Roosevelt, their family and Fala.


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