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September 2016
Encuentra tu parque! Celebrate our nation’s diversity in a National Park during National Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 through October 15th.

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

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

Every Kid in a Park Welcomes 4th Graders

Through August 31, 2017, 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, 2017.

Dr. Sarah Nelson's Lecture on Dragonfly-Mercury Research

September 10, 2:00 - 3:15 PM, Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt (Wallace Visitor & Education Center)

Join Roosevelt-Vanderbilt NHS for a lecture by Dr. Sarah Nelson on the dragonfly research project. Researchers from the University of Maine, the US Geological Survey, and the National Park Service have been collecting dragonfly larvae in national parks across the US since 2012 -- including Roosevelt-Vanderbilt NHS. Reserve your free tickets here...

HIgh Tea in the Vanderbilt Formal Gardens

September 11, 2 - 4 PM, Vanderbilt Mansion Formal Gardens

Enjoy an old fashioned tea with guest speaker and live music. Information at www.vanderbiltgarden.org

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, www.valkill.org.

Hudson River Valley Ramble in the Park

September 18, 1:00 pm - Vanderbilt Mansion; September 24, 11:00 am - Farm Lane

September 18 - Discover 200 years of Landscape history at Hyde Park during a ninety-minute one-mile hike. Your park ranger and our garden volunteers will chronicle the history of the landscape on the grounds of the Vanderbilt Mansion. Includes a walking tour of the formal gardens.

September 24 - Celebrate National Public Lands Day with a Roosevelt Farm Lane hike. This guided hike will highlight the President's tree plantations. Meet at the Farm Lane trailhead on Rt. 9. Roundtrip is 3.6 miles or make your own arrangements to be picked up on Rt. 9G. (1.8 miles one way). Visit hudsonrivervalleyramble.com

Eleanor Roosevelt and the Fight for Civil Rights

September 22, 6:30-7:30 pm, Morton Memorial Library Rhinecliff

One of a series of lectures delivered this month by park rangers at the Morton Memorial Library in Rhinecliff. Programs are free to the public. For more information, visit morton.rhinecliff.lib.ny.us.

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 (Watch Video)

October 14, 6:30 - 9:00 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. More...

Hands-in-the-Dirt Workshops

October 18, 9 am - Planting Bulbs; all workshops at Beatrix Farrand Garden at Bellefield

This series of workshops on gardening is offered throughout the year. Participants can practice techniques while they are learning. Presented by the Beatrix Farrand Garden Association.

Extracting the Truth from the Trade;The Delano Family at Home and in China

October 20, 6:30-7:30 pm, Morton Memorial Library Rhinecliff

One of a series of lectures delivered this month by park rangers at the Morton Memorial Library in Rhinecliff. Programs are free to the public. For more information, visit morton.rhinecliff.lib.ny.us

Defending Sara Roosevelt: How Narratives Change What we Know and How we Feel

November 17, 6:30-7:30 pm, Morton Memorial Library Rhinecliff

One of a series of lectures delivered this month by park rangers at the Morton Memorial Library in Rhinecliff. Programs are free to the public. For more information, visit morton.rhinecliff.lib.ny.us

Holiday Open House

Sunday, December 4 - Vanderbilt Mansion

Saturday, December 10 - Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt and Eleanor Roosevelt

More information will be posted soon....

 
 

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