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DON’T MISS METRO-NORTH’S STAYCATION SHOWCASE IN GRAND CENTRAL

DON’T MISS METRO-NORTH’S STAYCATION SHOWCASE IN GRAND CENTRAL
DON’T MISS METRO-NORTH’S STAYCATION SHOWCASE IN GRAND CENTRAL

Looking ahead to your summer vacation? Kick off the best one ever and bring your family to Getaway Day, Metro-North’s Staycation Showcase on Saturday, May 21st 10:30am to 5pm in Grand Central! You can check out the season’s hottest events, attractions and outdoor adventures for daytrips and weekend escapes, and begin making your own summer getaway plans. You’ll discover great places to go and things to do, sample local wines, enjoy music performances and enter to win great getaway prizes – all under one roof. Everyone needs a getaway; don’t miss finding your own!

News On The Proposed Sing Sing Prison Museum

News On The Proposed Sing Sing Prison Museum
News On The Proposed Sing Sing Prison Museum

Historic Hudson River Towns serves as the lead agency on the development of a prison museum and educational center at Sing Sing Correctional Facility in Ossining. The project has recently moved forward with the hiring of three prominent museum consulting firms. For more information, click here.

Hudson River Environmental Society Symposium in May

Hudson River Environmental Society Symposium in May
Hudson River Environmental Society Symposium in May

Coming up -- May 4, 2016 - 9:00am - 5:00pm at SUNY New Paltz
The Hudson River Estuary and the Mohawk River: "The Coming Together of the Waters," is a one-day symposium to reconnect resource professionals, educators, students and interested members of the public by highlighting the environmental and cultural influences the Mohawk has had on the Hudson. For information and registration, click here.

THE NEW NEW YORK BRIDGE

THE NEW NEW YORK BRIDGE
THE NEW NEW YORK BRIDGE

Construction of the new Tappan Zee Bridge, that will carry the NY Thruway across the Hudson between Tarrytown and Nyack, is moving quickly.  Wannabe engineers of all ages can watch the bridge go up from two viewing platforms, one at Memorial Park in Nyack and the other at Scenic Hudson RiverWalk Park on West Main Street in Tarrytown.  There are also two Outreach Centers for information about this fascinating project located at 142 Main Street in Nyack and 2 North Broadway in Tarrytown.   To learn more, go to www.NewNYBridge.com.

Sing Sing Museum

Sing Sing Museum
Sing Sing Museum

The creation of a Sing Sing Historic Prison Museum on the banks of the Hudson in Ossining has long been talked about.  The concept is being revived among those who care about Sing Sing’s unique position in the history of the American penal system.  Others are interested in development of the museum because of its tremendous national and international potential as a significant tourist attraction for New York’s Hudson Valley. Find out how you can support this important project by donating

To view a presentation about Sing Sing and the proposed museum, go to http://bit.ly/1tnsfKg.

To view a recent  interview by Journal News columnist Phil Reisman of Ossining mayor Bill Hanauer and HHRT Executive Director Jerry Faiella, go to http://lohud.us/1sZRqRR.

Word

Word

Saturday, February 27, 2016 - 12:00pm - Sunday, July 31, 2016 - 6:00pm
Historic Hudson River Towns Event
‘WORD’ is HVCCA’s first open call juried exhibition purposed to highlight talented regional artists who prominently feature ‘a word’ or ‘words’ in their artistic productions. Some 140 artists applied and 45 artists were selected. These newer and lesser known works will sit side by side with works of artists such as Beatrice Coron, Dylan Graham (Netherlands), Ann Hamilton (US 1999 Venice Biennale artist), John Mellencamp, Jeffrey Gibson, Laura Kimpton (SLS Miami, Burning Man, California) and Robert Indiana.
Location:

Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art 1701 Main Street Peekskill NY 10566 914-788-0100 www.hvcca.org

Contact:

Jo-Ann Brody (14-788-0100 www.hvcca.org jbrody@hvcca.org

Admission:

Members Free/ $5 General Admission, $4 Seniors/ Educators, $2 Children/ Students

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