Calendar

Move and Groove July 15, 2018 | 11:30 am - 12:15 pm
Move and Groove
July 15, 2018 | 11:30 am - 12:15 pm

This “fitness and fun” class invites preschoolers and parents/caregivers to get moving through dance, pantomime, stretching and games.

Offered Sundays from 11:30 am to 12:15 pm and Monday mornings from 10:00 am – 10:40 am in July and August

Maximum 40 people per class.

Cost: $5.00 per child, plus Museum admission

Kids’ Kitchen @ The Poughkeepsie Waterfront Market July 16, 2018 | 4:00 pm
Kids’ Kitchen @ The Poughkeepsie Waterfront Market
July 16, 2018 | 4:00 pm

We’re helping kids learn to make delicious food from the freshest ingredients available! With the help of museum educators kids will pick produce from our children’s garden or select fresh items from our Market vendors. Kids will then learn simple cooking and meal prep techniques to turn the produce into a scrumptious, healthy snack or meal.  And of course we’ll taste our creations!

Cost:  FREE

Poughkeepsie Waterfront Market July 16, 2018 | 3:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Poughkeepsie Waterfront Market
July 16, 2018 | 3:00 pm - 6:30 pm

The Poughkeepsie Waterfront Market is a vibrant summer farmers market that operates from June 4 through Labor Day on Monday afternoons on the shore of the beautiful Hudson River. We invite you to discover this seasonal Market and celebrate the agricultural bounty of the Hudson Valley!

 

Market Location: The Pavilion at MHCM (75 N. Water St., Poughkeepsie, NY).  Free onsite parking with overflow parking at Waryas Park.

Market Hours:  Mondays 3:00 pm – 6:30 pm from June 4 through Labor Day (Sept 3)

CLICK HERE to learn more!

 

Move and Groove July 16, 2018 | 10:00 am - 10:45 am
Move and Groove
July 16, 2018 | 10:00 am - 10:45 am

This “fitness and fun” class invites preschoolers and parents/caregivers to get moving through dance, pantomime, stretching and games.

Offered Sundays from 11:30 am to 12:15 pm and Monday mornings from 10:00 am – 10:45 am in July and August

Maximum 40 people per class.

Cost: $5.00 per child, plus Museum admission

Baby Moves! July 17, 2018 | 9:00 am - 9:30 am (before the Museum opens to the public)
Baby Moves!
July 17, 2018 | 9:00 am - 9:30 am (before the Museum opens to the public)

This early morning movement and baby sign language class is designed for pre-walking babies (up to 12 months) and their parent/caregiver.

Each class will include:  Parent-Baby dance time; guided tummy time with touch techniques; introduction of simple baby games to play and songs to sing; unique sensory experiences for your baby; and instruction on baby sign language signs and ways to incorporate them into your routine.

Maximum 30 people per class

Cost: $8.00 per parent-child pair (NOTE: does not include Museum admission)

Yoga mats provided (one per parent-child pair) or you may bring your own

Foodology – Ice Cream! July 17, 2018 | morning session 11:00 am - 11:45 am; afternoon session 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Foodology – Ice Cream!
July 17, 2018 | morning session 11:00 am - 11:45 am; afternoon session 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm

Food Science Workshops invite children and adults to explore the fascinating science behind the foods we eat every day.  This workshop is designed for children ages 4 – 6 and their parent/caregiver.  There is a different workshop theme each week during the summer!

This week’s theme: Ice Cream! – How do you get milk cold enough to freeze on a warm summer day?  Come to this workshop to learn the fascinating science behind our favorite frozen treat.  Of course, participants will need to test this as they make their own ice cream as part of the program!

Workshop Cost:  $9 per child, plus museum admission.

Toddler Time July 18, 2018 | 9:30 am - 10:15 am
Toddler Time
July 18, 2018 | 9:30 am - 10:15 am

This morning playgroup program features circle time with stories, songs, movement and sensory play.  This class is designed for early walkers and toddlers (children ages 12 months to 36 months) and their parent/caregiver.

Cost: $5.00 per child, plus museum admission

Picasso’s Palette Art Workshop July 18, 2018 | morning session 11:00 am - 11:45 am; afternoon session 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Picasso’s Palette Art Workshop
July 18, 2018 | morning session 11:00 am - 11:45 am; afternoon session 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm

“Picasso’s Palette” Workshops invite children and adults to become inspired by famous artists and learn their signature styles.  This workshop is designed for children ages 4 – 6 and their parent/caregiver.  There is a different workshop theme each week during July and August!

This week’s theme: Picasso Portraits – With water color and collage elements participants will work together make a portrait in a slightly off-kilter, cubist style of Picasso.

Workshop Cost:  $9 per child, plus museum admission.

Science Lab: Dinosaurs July 19, 2018 | morning session 11:00 am - 11:45 am; afternoon session 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Science Lab: Dinosaurs
July 19, 2018 | morning session 11:00 am - 11:45 am; afternoon session 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm

Science Lab Workshops invite children and adults to get creative and explore concepts in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math).  This workshop is designed for children ages 4 – 6 and their parent/caregiver.  There is a different workshop theme each week during the summer!

This week’s theme: Dino Lab – Time to put on our paleontology hats!  We’re going to learn about fossils and dinosaurs.  We’ll then go on our own dig.  Each parent-child team will unearth their own (mock) fossil and then use tools to uncover the surprise within.

Workshop Cost:  $9 per child, plus museum admission.

Taste of the Market – “Farm to Cocktail” Fundraiser July 19, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Taste of the Market – “Farm to Cocktail” Fundraiser
July 19, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Grown ups are invited to join us on the waterfront for an event benefiting the Mid-Hudson Children’s Museum!   This “Farm-to-Cocktail” party will feature the culinary artistry of local chef Ed Kowalski of Lola’s Cafe & Gourmet Catering, and the produce and products of the Poughkeepsie Waterfront Market.

Our celebration will also include live music with the Bob Stump Band, local beverages and signature cocktail and an incredible silent auction.

CLICK HERE TO VIEW SILENT AUCTION ITEMS

Plus, the 2018 Great Friend to Kids Award will be awarded to Hudson River Housing, Inc.

EVENT LOCATION:

The Pavilion at the Mid-Hudson Children’s Museum

75 N. Water St., Poughkeepsie

TICKETS: 

$75 per person

Click here to purchase tickets

THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS!

EVENT SPONSORS
TEG Federal Credit Union
MVP Health Care
HealthQuest
Arnoff Moving + Storage + Rigging
Katy Dwyer Design
The Chazen Companies
Cobeso Inc.
Marist College
Williams Lumber
Fortress Financial
Rose & Kiernan, Inc.
GREAT FRIEND TO KIDS AWARD SPONSORS
Central Hudson
Children’s Medical Group
Dutchess Community College
William A. Smith & Son, Inc.

SPONSORSHIPS AVAILABLE:

Contact Brenda Lynch for more information.  (845) 471-0589 ext 14