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Posts from May 2024

Troy, NY — Get ready for a weekend of delicious flavors, fantastic music, and family fun at the highly anticipated third annual Capital Strawberry & Wine Festival, taking place on Saturday and Sunday, June 15 and 16, 2024, at the Joseph L. Bruno Stadium at 80 Vandenburgh Avenue in Troy, New York.

NYSEDJune is LGBTQ+ Pride Month

Albany, N.Y. – The New York State Library announces its upcoming programming for June 2024, including webinars and events related to historical events, genealogical services, small business development assistance, and other exciting topics. The following upcoming free programming requires registration and is available either in person or online, as indicated in each listing.

Downtown Albany BIDAlbany, NY --  The Downtown Albany Business Improvement District (BID) announces the return of two free event series this summer: State Street Yoga, and Tunesday. State Street Yoga is an outdoor yoga class for all experience levels taking place on the lawn at SUNY Plaza near Broadway and State Street. Tunesday is a free lunchtime concert series featuring a variety of musical talent every Tuesday afternoon in Jim DiNapoli Park at Broadway and Pine Street.

Aqua Spa Float CenterJune 12, 2024, 6pm to 8pm

Oswego, NY - Summer at Oswego’s own wellness sanctuary is in full swing with the announcement of its annual Patio Party. Join Aqua Spa Float Center’s professional team of Wellness Ambassadors on the patio at 120 E. First Street in Oswego, NY.

We Are NYInclusive and Accessible Day of Family-Friendly Recreation and Fun Taking Place at DEC, State Parks, and Other Public Lands Across New York State 

Governor Kathy Hochul today announced “Get Outdoors & Get Together Day” will be held on Saturday, June 8, with events at more than 20 select locations across New York State to bring people of all abilities, ages, identities, and backgrounds together for a day of fun, healthy activities.

Drag Me to The CatskillsWith Performances by RuPaul’s Drag Race Stars, Cocktail Reception, Brunch, and More!

Sullivan County, NY -- Get ready to turn up the fabulousness in the Sullivan Catskills this June as we kick off summer and celebrate Pride Month with the groundbreaking event, "Drag Me to the Catskills." This weekend-long extravaganza promises dazzling drag performances, electrifying shows, and a vibrant display of LGBTQ+ pride that you won't want to miss.

Staatsburgh Guided WalksStaatsburg, N.Y.  (5/28/24) — This summer, Staatsburgh State Historic Site is offering free guided landscape walks on the Gilded Age estate’s beautiful grounds overlooking the Hudson River. The program, entitled “What You See… and What You Don’t See,” shows how Staatsburgh’s landscape architect designed a glorious setting that showcased the good life in the Gilded Age, while deliberately using landscape elements to hide the technology and labor that made a turn-of-the-century estate run.

NYS Parks Recreation Historic PreservationProject creates safe and accessible place to launch kayaks and car-top boats onto Otsego Lake

The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation today announced the opening of a new accessible kayak launch at Glimmerglass State Park in Cooperstown. The $50,000 project provides the public, including people with mobility challenges, access to recreational kayaking and car-top size boating on Otsego Lake.

NYS Parks Recreation Historic PreservationBear Mountain, NY (May 24, 2024) – Ten months after the historic storm that led to its closure, the Appalachian Trail at Bear Mountain State Park will reopen for Memorial Day weekend 2024. Additionally, the previously closed sections of the Major Welch and Suffern – Bear Mountain trails will also open to hikers.

We Are NYHudson Link Buses Transport Thousands of Pedestrians and Bicyclists to Popular Shared-Use Path Each Year

Governor Kathy Hochul today announced that Hudson Link's free weekend shuttle bus servicing the Governor Mario M. Cuomo Bridge shared-use path will restart service this Saturday, May 25, and continue every weekend through Sunday, October 27. Pedestrians and cyclists will once again be able to use this easy and convenient service to access one of the longest and most scenic shared-use paths in the country. The shuttle service will operate from select locations in Westchester and Rockland counties and transport passengers to the path’s landing sites on either side of the Hudson River.

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