Family Friendly Hudson Valley http://www.familyfriendlyhudsonvalley.com Your Family's Guide to the Hudson Valley Sat, 16 Dec 2017 16:16:20 +0000 en-US hourly 1 22145673 Things to Do with Kids in Philadelphia http://www.familyfriendlyhudsonvalley.com/things-kids-philadelphia/ http://www.familyfriendlyhudsonvalley.com/things-kids-philadelphia/#respond Thu, 17 Aug 2017 14:00:40 +0000 http://www.familyfriendlyhudsonvalley.com/?p=18648 After graduating from college, I lived in the Philadelphia area for about 10 years before moving back to the Hudson Valley.  There are so many things to do in and around Philadelphia that when I decided to take a surprise family trip to celebrate the last day of school, and didn’t want to travel too... Read more »

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Drum Boogie Festival: FREE Multi-Cultural Family Event on Sept. 9th http://www.familyfriendlyhudsonvalley.com/drum-boogie-festival-woodstock/ http://www.familyfriendlyhudsonvalley.com/drum-boogie-festival-woodstock/#respond Fri, 04 Aug 2017 11:02:25 +0000 http://www.familyfriendlyhudsonvalley.com/?p=18588 DRUM BOOGIE FESTIVAL® 2017 A FREE WORLD-CLASS MUSIC FESTIVAL WITH DANCE and VOICE Andy Lee Field on Rock City Road WOODSTOCK, NY Saturday, Sept. 9th, 2017 1:00am – 8:00pm The Drum Boogie Festival®, produced by the Woodstock Chimes Fund, the charitable arm of Woodstock Chimes®, is spear-headed by Grammy Award winner Garry Kvistad, founder/owner of... Read more »

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Traveling With Kids Doesn’t Have to Be a Chore: 5 Helpful Tips http://www.familyfriendlyhudsonvalley.com/traveling-with-kids-doesnt-have-to-be-a-chore-5-helpful-tips/ http://www.familyfriendlyhudsonvalley.com/traveling-with-kids-doesnt-have-to-be-a-chore-5-helpful-tips/#comments Mon, 17 Jul 2017 12:11:36 +0000 http://www.familyfriendlyhudsonvalley.com/?p=18485 Sponsored by Dreaming of the Mouse – FREE Disney Vacation Concierge. “What a nightmare.” “It’s so much work.” “If I can avoid it, I do.” “Just don’t.” These are just a few of the answers you might receive when asking people, “what is it like to travel with kids?” I personally empathize with these reactions,... Read more »

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Hudson Valley Drive-in Theaters http://www.familyfriendlyhudsonvalley.com/hudson-valley-drive-theaters/ http://www.familyfriendlyhudsonvalley.com/hudson-valley-drive-theaters/#respond Fri, 14 Jul 2017 19:50:17 +0000 http://www.familyfriendlyhudsonvalley.com/?p=18469 When I think of the drive-in movie theater I usually picture how they’re portrayed in the movies. But, in addition to being a great date night, they can be a really fun family experience.  I just took my family to one the other night and everyone had a blast, especially the kids.  We will definitely... Read more »

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Donations Needed: School Supplies for Dutchess County Children http://www.familyfriendlyhudsonvalley.com/school-supplies-needed-dutchess-county/ http://www.familyfriendlyhudsonvalley.com/school-supplies-needed-dutchess-county/#respond Thu, 13 Jul 2017 05:08:41 +0000 http://www.familyfriendlyhudsonvalley.com/?p=18428 Dutchess County volunteer, Jessica Lopez, is calling for support from the community to help children in emergency and transitional housing get prepared for the upcoming school year. Through its programs such as The Gannett House and The Lagrange House, Hudson River Lodging provides emergency and transitional housing. Families that are placed in emergency housing are... Read more »

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Free and Cheap Summertime Fun with Kids http://www.familyfriendlyhudsonvalley.com/free-cheap-summer-fun-kids/ http://www.familyfriendlyhudsonvalley.com/free-cheap-summer-fun-kids/#respond Wed, 12 Jul 2017 19:01:05 +0000 http://www.familyfriendlyhudsonvalley.com/?p=18298 If there is one thing I’ve learned in my almost 5 years of parenting is that kids can be expensive. Six dollars for chicken nuggets from the kids menu and then they eat two bites. And no, they don’t want the reheated nuggets. We’re moving my oldest to his new car seat this month and... Read more »

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11 Fun Ways to Celebrate the Last Day of School http://www.familyfriendlyhudsonvalley.com/11-fun-ways-celebrate-last-day-school/ http://www.familyfriendlyhudsonvalley.com/11-fun-ways-celebrate-last-day-school/#respond Thu, 15 Jun 2017 17:47:26 +0000 http://www.familyfriendlyhudsonvalley.com/?p=18206 I don’t know about anyone else, but for me this school year flew by. It’s June already and that means the next couple of weeks are going to be hectic – filled with class picnics, parties, school field days, thinking about and buying teacher gifts, and anything else that can be crammed in before the... Read more »

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The Twisted Branch: Olive Oil & Vinegar Tap Room http://www.familyfriendlyhudsonvalley.com/twisted-branch-olive-oil-vinegar-tap-room/ http://www.familyfriendlyhudsonvalley.com/twisted-branch-olive-oil-vinegar-tap-room/#respond Mon, 12 Jun 2017 11:48:18 +0000 http://www.familyfriendlyhudsonvalley.com/?p=18153 This article is brought to you by The Twisted Branch Olive Oil & Vinegar Tap Room The Twisted Branch is a treasure trove for all food loving people of the Hudson Valley. It is truly a hidden gem nestled in the heart of Westchester County, across from the Valhalla train station. Easy Lemon & Roasted... Read more »

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Things to Do With Kids in Beacon: Beacon Farmer’s Market http://www.familyfriendlyhudsonvalley.com/things-to-do-kids-beacon-farmers-market/ http://www.familyfriendlyhudsonvalley.com/things-to-do-kids-beacon-farmers-market/#respond Thu, 08 Jun 2017 01:16:40 +0000 http://www.familyfriendlyhudsonvalley.com/?p=18078 The Beacon Farmers Market has moved from Riverfront Park in Beacon to Veterans Place, which is located right off Main Street between the Beacon Post Office and The Town Crier, and it is now the perfect place to spend an hour of your Sunday with the kids in Beacon. The Beacon Farmers Market is the... Read more »

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SallyeAnder to Host Grand Opening Party for Store in Beacon, NY http://www.familyfriendlyhudsonvalley.com/sallyeander-soap-grand-opening-store-beacon-ny/ http://www.familyfriendlyhudsonvalley.com/sallyeander-soap-grand-opening-store-beacon-ny/#respond Sun, 04 Jun 2017 18:41:54 +0000 http://www.familyfriendlyhudsonvalley.com/?p=18009 After nearly 35 years manufacturing all-natural, hypoallergenic, functional soaps that are sold in over 2,000 stores nationwide, Sallie Austin, second-generation owner of SallyeAnder, has announced the opening of the company’s first-ever retail operation in the historic business district of Beacon, New York. Located at 1 East Main Street, the opening of the flagship store will... Read more »

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