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Category - Spring

Cornwall Museum hosting Turtle Tales

May 15, 2014 by I Love New York Staff

Turtle TalesCornwall, N.Y. - On Sunday, June 1, at 10 a.m., the Hudson Highlands Nature Museum will be hosting: Turtle Tales. Join environmental educator Dayton Bjorkman at the Museum's Outdoor Discovery Center, on Muser Drive, across from 174 Angola Road, Cornwall, for an exciting program about Turtles.

"People may notice more turtle activity this time of year. Many of these turtles are females who have to cross roads in their search for a place to lay their eggs," says Dayton. "Do not move turtles from their homes, they imprint on the place they grew up and if relocated they may die trying to find their way home."

Artist-Designed Minigolf Course to Open on Governors Island during FIGMENT NYC Weekend

May 13, 2014 by I Love New York Staff

Monument Monsters - FIGMENT MinigolfGovernors Island to be home to a very unique 10-hole minigolf course from the start of FIGMENT NYC Weekend on June 7 & 8 through September 21, 2014

New York, N.Y. - FIGMENT NYC, a free, family-friendly participatory summer-long arts event, is pleased to announce the opening of our artist-designed 10-hole minigolf course during FIGMENT NYC Weekend on June 7th and 8th. FIGMENT will be returning to Governors Island for the 8th time, bringing together hundreds of professional artists and thousands of visitors to create art and explore art in every imaginable medium. New York's residents and visitors are invited to Governors Island to participate in a multitude of interactive art projects, unlocking their creativity and finding new inspiration. Visitors are invited to bring their own participatory art projects, too!

Calling all Youngsters! It’s Time to Fish

May 12, 2014 by I Love New York Staff

Wayne County Fishing ContestSodus Point, N.Y. - Technology is a wonderful thing. The inventions of today connect people instantly, however when our children are caught in the trap of glowing screens they miss the beauty of the great outdoors.

"Take a kid fishing" has been the mantra of many organizations trying to introduce youngsters to outdoor activity. The Wayne County Office of Tourism and the Wayne County Federation of Sportsmen's Clubs has offered a fantastic fishing contest that celebrates its 17th year.

H. Lee White Marine Museum Celebrates Seasonal Opening of the Vessels May 17-18

May 12, 2014 by I Love New York Staff

H. Lee White Marine Museum. - LT-5Oswego, N.Y. - The H. Lee White Marine Museum is gearing up for an exciting season full of events, new exhibits and even the first Lake Ontario CNY Lighthouse Challenge. The museum will open its vessels on May 17 in celebration of the new season. There will be free admission to explore the museum as well as tour the historic vessels, the LT-5 and Derrick Boat 8. The H. Lee White Marine Museum is located at Oswego's West First Street Pier.

Cast Revealed for Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Phantom of the Opera

May 9, 2014 by I Love New York Staff

A Spectacular New Production by Cameron Mackintosh Schenectady Premiere Engagement Comes To Proctors May 28-June 8

Schenectady, N.Y. - Cameron Mackintosh and Andrew Lloyd Webber's Really Useful Group are delighted to announce the casting for their spectacular new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA currently on sale for the premiere Schenectady engagement at ...

15th North Country Quilt Show Set for June 6-8, 2014 in Clayton

May 9, 2014 by I Love New York Staff

North Country Quilting GuildClayton, N.Y. - The North Country Quilting Guild will present its 15th Biennial Quilt Show with more than 300 quilts on exhibit June 6-8, 2014 at Cerow Recreation Park Arena, 615 East Line Road, Clayton, NY. Show hours are 10am-6pm Friday-Saturday, 10am-4pm Sunday. Admission is $7. The North Country Quilting Guild Quilt Show features quilted works of all sizes, types, and patterns; demonstrations; a raffle quilt drawing; and a Caring and Sharing table highlighting the charitable work of the Guild in support of the North Country Children's Home and Jefferson County Women's Shelter.

Washington's Headquarters Pays Homage to Female Tavern Keepers

May 9, 2014 by I Love New York Staff

Washington's HeadquartersNewburgh, N.Y. - Ever wonder how an 18th century widow or a woman with an absentee husband kept her family together, paid bills, put food on her table and a roof over her head? Come to Washington's Headquarters State Historic Site on Saturday, May 24th at 2:00 PM and find out during the program entitled Tavern Talk: 18th Century Female Proprietors.

Maid of the Mist to launch for 129th consecutive season on May 10

May 7, 2014 by I Love New York Staff

Maid of the MistIconic experience a hallmark on the bucket-list of celebrities, world leaders and more than 85 million others since 1846

Mothers to ride free on Mother's Day

Niagara Falls, N.Y. - Celebrities, world leaders and tourists from Canada and around the world will once again have a chance to ride the iconic Maid of the Mist when the boats are launched in Niagara Falls, N.Y., beginning Saturday, May 10, at 10 a.m. The Maid's 2014 season marks the 129th consecutive year for one of North America's longest running tourist attractions, and one that has long been considered a "must do" for Niagara Falls visitors from around the world.

NYC & Company, City officials and Design Industry Leaders Announce Details of 2nd Annual nycxDESIGN

May 7, 2014 by I Love New York Staff

Official Citywide Celebration of Design to Feature Events Across the Five Boroughs from May 9-20

New York City to Showcase Design Community and Celebrate Contributions to Public Design

New York, N.Y. - NYC & Company President and CEO Fred Dixon today joined New York City Department of Design and Construction Commissioner Dr. Feniosky Peña-Mora, NYCEDC Executive Vice President and Managing Director Eric J. Gertler and leaders from New York City's design industry at the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) to announce details of the second annual NYCxDESIGN-the City's official annual citywide celebration of design. NYCxDESIGN exhibitions, openings, installations, shows, talks and open studios will showcase the City's diverse design community from Friday, May 9, to Tuesday, May 20. This celebration highlights the administration's continued commitment to build upon New York City's tradition of leadership and innovation in design and manufacturing. For more information, or to register an event for this year's program, please visit

Chautauqua in Bloom Celebrates the Start of Warm Weather Tours in Western New York

May 7, 2014 by I Love New York Staff

Evergreen Outfitters hosts weekly guided kayaking tours on Chautauqua’s waterwaysChautauqua in Bloom, a season of learning, May 24 - June 20, 2014, celebrates the start of warm weather tours in Chautauqua County

Experiential tours provide a social and fun way to learn about the natural and cultural resources in western New York

Chautauqua, N.Y. - Tours provide a social and fun way to learn about the natural and cultural resources in western New York. Many of these experiences start during Chautauqua in Bloom, a season of learning, May 24 - June 20, 2014 and continue throughout the summer.


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