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Posts from April 2020

Moliere In the ParkReimagined for our current times in quarantine, directed by MIP’s Founding Artistic Director Lucie Tiberghien

Streams live on YouTube May 2 at 7pm, Replays available through 7pm May 6


Brooklyn, NY – Molière in the Park has announced a live stream presentation of two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Richard Wilbur’s translation of Molière’s THE MISANTHROPE, reimagined for our current times in quarantine, directed by Molière in the Park’s Founding Artistic Director Lucie Tiberghien.

THE MISANTHROPE will stream live on Molière in the Park’s YouTube channel (www.youtube.com/channel/UCRfC-quc82zcsXaLZ8AmYPA) on Saturday, May 2 at 7pm. Replays of the stream will be available through 7pm Wednesday, May 6. Viewing is free. Running time is 90 minutes.

Hudson River MuseumYonkers, NY (April 21)—Fifty years ago this week, 20 million Americans took to the streets across the United States in the first united effort to protest environmental degradation—the first celebration of Earth Day. While we may not be able to gather in person this year, the HRM is proud to provide free resources all week you can access from home to mark this historic anniversary of Earth Day. Celebrate, learn about, and become an advocate of the natural world with the Hudson River Museum!…

Love-Your-ADKAdirondacks, N.Y. - The Regional Office of Sustainable Tourism (ROOST) is pleased to announce the launch of the Love Your ADK pledge and website, a collaborative effort to inspire the ethical, sustainable, and proper use of recreational resources.

The Pledge

The pledge is a list of eight guiding values that visitors and local residents should consider when recreating in the Adirondacks. Signing the pledge via the website indicates a commitment to following the principles and supporting environmentally-friendly recreation. It is also a helpful tool for learning more about the principles of Leave No Trace and how to follow them.

Sullivan County Partnership for Economic DevelopmentMonticello, N.Y. - (April 21, 2020) - The Sullivan County Partnership for Economic Development (“Partnership”) has announced that it has received 11 applications for its Disaster Relief Workforce Emergency Fund (“DRWEF”). The fund was established from a donation by the Louis R. Cappelli Foundation (“Cappelli Foundation”) from the remaining proceeds of the Disaster Relief Revolving Loan Fund (“DRRLF”) originally established to assist businesses that suffered from natural disasters when they were confronted with back-to-back tropical storms Irene and Sandy.  The DRRLF assisted four businesses totaling $40,000 and the businesses leveraged an additional $200,000 in ancillary investments.

Ganondagan logoSummer’s Juried Hodinöhsöni’ Art Show Postponed until October

Victor, NY— Ganondagan State Historic Site Manager Peter Jemison (Seneca) today announced news about its Indigenous Music & Arts Festival, originally scheduled for July 25-26. 

“Nothing is more important to us than the health and safety of our community, and we take our civic responsibility seriously,” said Jemison. “Sadly, this means we have made the extremely difficult decision to cancel our July Indigenous Music & Arts Festival. This decision wasn’t made lightly as we understand the significant and direct effect the cancellation has on many Native American artisans, demonstrators, musicians, dancers, and storytellers.”…

Orange County TourismThese scenic attractions can be observed from the safety and comfort of a car.

Orange County, N.Y. (April 20, 2020) – Known for its picturesque landscapes, Orange County, N.Y. is home to beautifully winding roads overlooking the region’s mountains and waterways. As our communities work to minimize the spread of the coronavirus pandemic through statewide stay-at-home orders, many are looking for a safe change of scenery. Orange County, N.Y.’s scenic vistas and special sights offer that escape.

NYS Brewers AssociationRochester, N.Y. - The New York State Brewers Association (NYSBA) is excited to announce their first ever New York State Virtual Craft Beer Tasting Experience presented by Growler Werks. Held on Saturday, May 2, 2020, this online tasting experience will feature four 90-minute tasting sessions, each one highlighting a different NYS brewery. In preparation for each session, two special NYS craft beers (up to 64 oz. total) will be shipped directly to the homes of ticket holders, who will be able to participate in an exclusive Zoom call with the brewers and owners of that session's designated brewery.

Oneida County History CenterUtica, N.Y. – We are all living through a historic moment in time and the Oneida County History Center wants to preserve your story. The public is invited to submit their quarantine and COVID-19 stories. These narratives will become part of the History Center’s collections and will be available for future researchers to learn how our community was impacted by this global pandemic. Written, audio, and visual submissions are encouraged.

Bethel Woods Center for the Arts logo 2020A flower growing project to help students be creative and feel connected while at home 

Bethel, N.Y. (April 15, 2020) – Bethel Woods Center for the Arts, a nonprofit cultural center located at the historic site of the 1969 Woodstock Festival, announced today an initiative titled Growing Hope. Together with Sullivan Renaissance, a beautification and community development initiative of the Gerry Foundation, Growing Hope will provide flower-growing kits and art supplies to school students who are presently at home due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Kits will be distributed at the end of April. The community will be invited later in the season to plant a peace garden at the historic Woodstock festival site later in the year.

National Park WeekKinderhook, NY – National Park Week is going virtual at Martin Van Buren National Historic Site! Join us for a variety of special programs and activities from Saturday, April 18 through Sunday, April 26.

In addition to highlighting some of our favorite partners and programs, we will be posting activities your whole family can do from home throughout the week. We will also be chatting with park rangers across the service about their parks’ stories during our Coffee with a Ranger Facebook series. Virtual visitors will have the opportunity to ask their own questions and post their own experiences on twitter and Instagram. Bookmark our website and follow us on Facebooktwitter, and Instagram in advance.

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