The Beat http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/ Category - Hudson Valley Sun, 01 Mar 2015 08:26:55 GMT Not-for-Profits Wanted to Participate in the 5th Annual Newburgh Volunteer Fair on May 2 http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/25/Not-for-Profits-Wanted-to-Participate-in-the-5th-Annual-Newburgh-Volunteer-Fair-on-May-2/8062/ Newburgh, N.Y. - Not-for profits in the greater Newburgh area are encouraged to participate in the 5th Annual Newburgh Volunteer Fair. This event is to be held at Washington's Headquarters on Saturday, May 2nd, from 11:00 AM until 3:00 PM. Safe Harbors of the Hudson and the Newburgh Free Library are in partnership with the historic site coordinating this program. The day provides not-for-profit organizations an opportunity to raise awareness of the great and important services they provide, as well as network and provide support to each other. These organizations rely upon volunteers to assist in their endeavors. Representatives of these organizations will staff a table to provide information and be available to recruit new volunteers who wish to join their efforts. Wed, 25 Feb 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/25/Not-for-Profits-Wanted-to-Participate-in-the-5th-Annual-Newburgh-Volunteer-Fair-on-May-2/8062/ Civil War Lecture at Philipse Manor Hall State Historic Site http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/12/Civil-War-Lecture-at-Philipse-Manor-Hall-State-Historic-Site/8043/ Robert Spiegelman wlll Focus on New York's Role in Conflict  Yonkers, N.Y. - Robert Spiegelman, President of Real-View Media LLC and a Doctor of Sociology at several campuses of the City University of New York, will present his lecture, New York's Civil and Uncivil War: From the Slave Trade and Monuments to the "Gangs of New York" at Philipse Manor Hall State Historic Site in downtown Yonkers. The lecture will take place on Thursday, March 12th at 7:00 PM. Thu, 12 Feb 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/12/Civil-War-Lecture-at-Philipse-Manor-Hall-State-Historic-Site/8043/ Hearts and Flowers in the Hudson Valley http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/6/Hearts-and-Flowers-in-the-Hudson-Valley/8033/ Orange County has romantic getaways for Valentine's Day and beyond Hudson Valley/ Orange County, N.Y. - Love is in the air and romantics will be head over heels with Orange County's variety of full service hotels, charming B&Bs, and fascinating destinations. Special packages are available throughout the year, but the ones that Cupid has devised are particularly unique! Fri, 06 Feb 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/6/Hearts-and-Flowers-in-the-Hudson-Valley/8033/ Museum Evening Speaker Series to focus on the Ice Harvesting Industry http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/5/Museum-Evening-Speaker-Series-to-focus-on-the-Ice-Harvesting-Industry/8032/ Cornwall-on-Hudson, N.Y. - The Hudson Highlands Nature Museum in partnership with the Cornwall Presbyterian Church presents their Winter Evening Speakers Series: The Ice Harvesting Industry. This lecture will take place on Tuesday, February 24, 7:30 p.m. at the Cornwall Presbyterian Fellowship Hall, 222 Hudson Street, Cornwall-on-Hudson. The Hudson Valley was once the world's epicenter of the natural ice industry. Spring fed lakes supplied ice to the finest NYC hotels and luxurious ocean liners and it was prized across Europe, Asia and Australia. Thu, 05 Feb 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/5/Museum-Evening-Speaker-Series-to-focus-on-the-Ice-Harvesting-Industry/8032/ Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library & Museum presents Presidents Day Weekend Events http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/3/Franklin-D-Roosevelt-Presidential-Library-Museum-presents-Presidents-Day-Weekend-Events/8028/ Book Talk and Signing with David L. Holmes author of THE FAITHS OF THE FOUNDING FATHERS, followed by Documents On Display: Presidential Autographs Saturday, February 14, 2015, beginning at 2:00 p.m. in the Henry A. Wallace Center at the FDR Presidential Library and Home   Hyde Park, N.Y. -- The Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum will host an afternoon of Presidents Day Weekend events on Saturday, February 14, 2015. The program will begin at 2:00 p.m. in the Henry A. Wallace Center at the FDR Presidential Library and Home with a book talk and signing with David L. Holmes author of THE FAITHS OF THE FOUNDING FATHERS. Holmes will sign copies of his book after the talk. From 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. in the Research Room of the FDR Presidential Library, visitors can view a selection of presidential autographs from the Roosevelt Library archives -- many of which are from FDR's personal collection -- on display only once a year. These events are free and open to the general public. Tue, 03 Feb 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/3/Franklin-D-Roosevelt-Presidential-Library-Museum-presents-Presidents-Day-Weekend-Events/8028/ Colavita and Fine Cooking Announce Farm to Fork Fondo http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/14/Colavita-and-Fine-Cooking-Announce-Farm-to-Fork-Fondo/8020/ Edison, N.J. - Colavita USA and Fine Cooking Magazine are pleased to announce the inaugural Colavita | Fine Cooking - Farm to Fork Fondo. The mass-participation cycling ride will be held June 28, 2015, at Cedar Lakes Estate in Orange County, New York, with 500 participants expected. The culinary-focused and community-driven athletic event will highlight the agriculture in the region with catered meals and mid-ride aid stations made from Colavita Italian specialty products, Fine Cooking Magazine recipes, and locally-sourced ingredients. Wed, 14 Jan 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/14/Colavita-and-Fine-Cooking-Announce-Farm-to-Fork-Fondo/8020/ Fabulous winter fun and great memories await visitors in Orange County, N.Y. http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/14/Fabulous-winter-fun-and-great-memories-await-visitors-in-Orange-County-N-Y-/8019/ Orange County, N.Y. - Kick off 2015 by getting outside and taking in the fresh air! Orange County's winter landscape is filled with frosty, frolicking fun that will keep everyone energized and invigorated this season. Conditions permitting, the area is filled with hundreds of miles of hiking trails for every level of expertise, snow tubing, snow boarding, and fantastic skiing venues. Orange County is only a 70-minute ride from Manhattan, two and a half hours from Philadelphia, and three and a half hours from Boston. So grab your warm jacket, scarf, gloves, and boots and see why a day or weekend in Orange County creates wonderful winter memories. Wed, 14 Jan 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/14/Fabulous-winter-fun-and-great-memories-await-visitors-in-Orange-County-N-Y-/8019/ Sledding Party at Historic Mansion http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/14/Sledding-Party-at-Historic-Mansion/8018/ Germantown, N.Y. - Clermont State Historic Site is hosting its annual sledding party from 12-3 pm on Sunday, January 25th, with a "No Snow Date" of Sunday, February 8th. This is the one day each year when the historic grounds are opened to sledding. Guests can warm up with hot chocolate and homemade treats by the fire. A great day for families! Free admission, safety sleds only (no metal runners). For more information about this program or to volunteer, please contact Clermont State Historic Site at (518) 537-4240. Wed, 14 Jan 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/14/Sledding-Party-at-Historic-Mansion/8018/ Holiday events in Orange County put a smile on Santa‚Äôs face! http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/4/Holiday-events-in-Orange-County-put-a-smile-on-Santa-s-face-/8007/ Orange County, N.Y. - Like a child's Christmas stocking, Orange County is filled with holiday events and activities to make everyone feel festive, joyful, and ready to celebrate the merry season. With fresh glittering snow blanketing the charming countryside, Orange County is only a seventy minute ride from Manhattan, two and a half hours from Philadelphia, three and a half hours from Boston, and one of Santa's most favorite stops. Thu, 04 Dec 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/4/Holiday-events-in-Orange-County-put-a-smile-on-Santa-s-face-/8007/ A Gilded Age Christmas at Staatsburgh State Historic Site http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/18/A-Gilded-Age-Christmas-at-Staatsburgh-State-Historic-Site/7999/ Staatsburg, N.Y. - The halls are being decked! Staatsburgh State Historic Site is preparing for its festive Gilded Age Christmas, featuring sumptuous decorations throughout the mansion and special children's programs from late November through New Year's Eve. The site opens for the holiday season on Friday, November 28, and offers public hours Thursday through Sunday, from Noon to 4pm (closed Christmas Day) through December 31.  Special evening hours are from 6pm to 8pm on Friday December 12, and additional days for visiting the mansion include Noon to 4pm on Monday, December 29 through Wednesday, December 31. 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