The Beat Category - Hudson Valley Tue, 17 Jan 2017 02:39:54 GMT FDR Library to Host "A Day of Women in Tech" on January 28 Hyde Park, N.Y. -- Saturday, January 28, 2017, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum, Hudson Valley Tech Meetup and AT&T will present A DAY OF WOMEN IN TECH in the Henry A. Wallace Center at the FDR Presidential Library and Home. This program is a celebration and showcase of women in New York's Hudson Valley who are making significant contributions in the field of technology. A DAY OF WOMEN IN TECH, which welcomes everyone regardless of gender identity, will feature speakers and discussions on a diverse number of timely tech topics as well as Eleanor Roosevelt's own use of technology to reshape the role of First Lady. Fri, 13 Jan 2017 07:00:00 GMT Hudson Highlands Nature Museum Debuts Nature Myths and Stories Cornwall, N.Y. - On Sunday, January 22 at 10 a.m., the Hudson Highlands Nature Museum will be debuting a new program Nature Myths and Stories.  Join Environmental Educator, Kristen O'Hara, at the Outdoor Discovery Center on Muser Drive (across from 174 Angola Road) to hear a tale or two, accompanied by animal pelts, tracks, and games! Wed, 11 Jan 2017 07:00:00 GMT Enjoy Outdoor Recreation to Stay Active all Winter Long With plenty to do in Orange County, N.Y, winter's cold weather is no excuse to stop moving. Orange County, N.Y. (January 10, 2017) - Cold weather fun for the whole family can be found in Orange County this winter. Whether you like the thrill of tubing down a snow-covered hill or prefer horseback riding on a quiet wooded trail, there are plenty of ways to get outdoors and stay active this season. Tue, 10 Jan 2017 07:00:00 GMT FDR Presidential Library & Museum Presents FDR'S Health: A Medical Mystery Hyde Park, N.Y. -- On Thursday, January 19, 2017 at 4:00 p.m., the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum will present FDR'S HEALTH: A MEDICAL MYSTERY in the Henry A. Wallace Center at the FDR Presidential Library and Home. The program will feature renowned professor of surgery Harry S. Goldsmith, M.D. and Library Trustee Steven M. Lomazow, M.D. in conversation with Library Director Paul Sparrow. Registration is required. Visit to register. Tue, 10 Jan 2017 07:00:00 GMT Gilded Age Tea & Talk Series Returns This Winter at Staatsburgh State Historic Site First Talk Focuses on Historic Collections of Staatsburgh, Olana  Staatsburg, N.Y. - This winter, Staatsburgh State Historic Site, the former Hudson River estate of Ogden Mills and Ruth Livingston Mills, will offer an elegant and entertaining refuge from the cold by presenting its third Gilded Age Tea & Talk series of programs. The series this winter features a new lineup of speakers and topics. Mon, 09 Jan 2017 07:00:00 GMT All Ages Welcome at Annual Friends & Family Concert Maestro Ted Sperling leads rising star soprano Julia Bullock on February 12 17 and under admitted free with paid adult ticket plus preconcert Instrument Petting Zoo! Purchase, N.Y. - On Sunday, February 12, 2017 at 3 pm at the Purchase College Performing Arts Center, the Westchester Philharmonic warmly invites music-lovers of all ages to hop aboard Principal Conductor Ted Sperling's guided tour to a family-friendly program, perfect for all ages yet fully satisfying to the most sophisticated musical palates. The annual "Friends & Family" concert will feature rising star singer Julia Bullock. Mon, 09 Jan 2017 07:00:00 GMT “A Spiritual Quest” Landscape Art Exhibition Opening at Rockefeller State Park Preserve Pleasantville, N.Y. (Dec. 6, 2016) - The Art Gallery at The Rockefeller Park Preserve will present "A Spiritual Quest," an exhibition of luminous, colorful landscape paintings created by Larry Horowitz. Horowitz joyously commingles "en plein aire" subjects in formal compositional effects, yielding to spiritual perceptions and momentarily romantic ones. Premiering on Sunday, Dec. 11 with a celebration from 1 to 3 p.m., the exhibit will be on view daily from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. through Jan. 29, 2017. Tue, 06 Dec 2016 07:00:00 GMT 'Yin and Yang' Exhibition: Two Points of View A Smorgasbord of Photography and More Hudson, N.Y. - The exhibition Yin and Yang, taking place at Columbia Green Community College now through Sept. 28, is a visual collaboration by David Slutzky and Francis X. Driscoll demonstrating that sometimes different points of view can create a balance. Sometimes the same subject captured slightly differently can convey a very ... Thu, 08 Sep 2016 07:00:00 GMT Hudson River Valley Ramble Continues This Weekend September Celebration Features Over 225 Events  (Albany, NY) -The 17th annual Hudson River Valley Ramble continues this Saturday with a weekend full of activities and continues throughout September with more than 225 exciting outdoor adventures across New York's Hudson Valley.  The Ramble offers visitors and residents of all ages an opportunity to experience the distinct cultural heritage and landscape of the region by hiking a trail, visiting an historic site, or paddling on the river during the Northeast's most beautiful time of the year. For a complete listing of events, visit Thu, 08 Sep 2016 07:00:00 GMT OSI Protects Hudson Valley Heritage Trail Network at MANITOGA Vision of famed designer Russel Wright, trails also enhance access to Appalachian Trail, Hudson Highlands State Park Garrison, N.Y. - The Open Space Institute announced today the protection of the trail network at Manitoga, a National Historic Landmark and celebrated Hudson Valley cultural attraction. The agreement guarantees permanent public access to Manitoga's scenic footpaths while protecting a key access point to the Appalachian Trail, through the adjacent Hudson Highlands State Park. Tue, 26 Jul 2016 07:00:00 GMT