Calendar of events


Tuesday, April 13

Tuesday Trek

9:00 AM
Join Laura Conner, Environmental Educator, and Vanessa Pagano, Student Conservation Association/AmeriCorps Environmental Educator, for an adventurous, six-mile round-trip hike to Gertrude’s …

Wednesday, April 14

Guided Fire Ecology Hike Around the Lake

10:00 AM
Join Dylan Medici, Student Conservation Association/AmeriCorps Stewardship Assistant, for a guided, three-mile hike around Lake Maratanza. Along the way, we’ll stop at Sam’s Point to view …

DIRT: Inside Landscapes

11:00 AM
DIRT: Inside Landscapes will be the base for artist Emilie Houssart’s explorations into how we relate to surrounding ecologies. Guest curated by Emilie Houssart, as part of the Dorsky …

Kathy Goodell:

11:00 AM
A survey exhibition of the artist Kathy Goodell, Infra-Loop explores through-lines in the artist’s work across painting, drawing, and sculpture, examining a mystic language that loops between …

Lewis Hine, Child Labor Investigator

11:00 AM
Using photography as a tool for social change, Lewis Hine’s (1874–1940) powerful photographs for the National Child Labor Commission proved the exploitation of young children working in unsafe …

Thursday, April 15

Indoor Yard Sale

9:00 AM
All proceeds benefit the care of the animals at the shelter.  Stop in, make a purchase,  and visit the animals.

Frog and Salamander Search at Minnewaska

10:30 AM
Come join other learning-from-home families at Minnewaska to learn about the amazing amphibians that live here. Children will play a frog life cycle tag game, make their own frog mask, learn about …

DIRT: Inside Landscapes

11:00 AM
DIRT: Inside Landscapes will be the base for artist Emilie Houssart’s explorations into how we relate to surrounding ecologies. Guest curated by Emilie Houssart, as part of the Dorsky …

Kathy Goodell:

11:00 AM
A survey exhibition of the artist Kathy Goodell, Infra-Loop explores through-lines in the artist’s work across painting, drawing, and sculpture, examining a mystic language that loops between …

Lewis Hine, Child Labor Investigator

11:00 AM
Using photography as a tool for social change, Lewis Hine’s (1874–1940) powerful photographs for the National Child Labor Commission proved the exploitation of young children working in unsafe …

Friday, April 16

Birding Basics at Gardiner Library

9:00 AM
Are you interested in birds or birdwatching? Join Nick Martin, Park Educator, in this first installment of a four-part series. During this program, we will take a walk on the trails near the library. Participants are encouraged to bring binoculars, …

DIRT: Inside Landscapes

11:00 AM
DIRT: Inside Landscapes will be the base for artist Emilie Houssart’s explorations into how we relate to surrounding ecologies. Guest curated by Emilie Houssart, as part of the Dorsky …

Kathy Goodell:

11:00 AM
A survey exhibition of the artist Kathy Goodell, Infra-Loop explores through-lines in the artist’s work across painting, drawing, and sculpture, examining a mystic language that loops between …

Lewis Hine, Child Labor Investigator

11:00 AM
Using photography as a tool for social change, Lewis Hine’s (1874–1940) powerful photographs for the National Child Labor Commission proved the exploitation of young children working in unsafe …

Three great landscape Art Exhibits

12:00 PM
See the works of Laura Martinez-Bianco, Robert Trondsen, and the Romantic Landscape juried exhibit exhibiting now at the Wallkill River School!

Visit the Museum

12:00 PM
Enjoy Hudson River maritime history on the Rondout in Kingston

Saturday, April 17

Old Golf Course Wander at Minnewaska

9:30 AM
Join Nick Martin, Park Educator, for this approximately three-mile hike through the old golf course and orchard of the former Minnewaska resort. Participants will walk short sections of the Lake …

Wooden Pen Turning Class

10:00 AM
Another exciting introductory woodworking class at the boat school!

DIRT: Inside Landscapes

11:00 AM
DIRT: Inside Landscapes will be the base for artist Emilie Houssart’s explorations into how we relate to surrounding ecologies. Guest curated by Emilie Houssart, as part of the Dorsky …

Herp Herp Hooray!

11:00 AM
In early spring, massive numbers of frogs and salamanders travel far distances to lay their eggs in seasonal bodies of fresh water, known as vernal pools. Join Becca Howe-Parisio, Interpretive Ranger …