Upcoming Events

Many Thousands Gone

Using Primary Sources to Teach about Slavery in the Hudson Valley

Sat., March 25, 10-12:30, Hyde Park

Workshop with Susan Stessin-Cohn, co-author of the new book, In Defiance: Runaways from Slavery in New York’s Hudson River Valley, 1735-1831. Get details. Register.


Hyde Park Trail Walkabout

Sat., April 15, 1 p.m.

Meet at Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site parking lot. Kick off the 26th year of Hyde Park Trails with a guided hike on the original, three-mile section from Vanderbilt to the Home of FDR. Details and updates. You won’t need a map, but if you like to see where you’re going, check ’em out here. (Photo: Hyde Park Trail Facebook page)


Earth Day Recycling

Drop Off at the Drive-in, Sat., April 22

One-time free community event. Turn in a wide variety of household items for recycling and redistribution. Learn about maintaining a healthy planet. Kids’ activities. Details.


Lark in the Park
Sat., May 6

Join National Park Service staff and volunteers for a day of free activities.  Bird watching at Val-Kill. Canna rhizomes and The Lorax at Vanderbilt Mansion. Puppet shows. Scottie dog parade in honor of FDR’s Fala. Barefoot Dance Company. Photo scavenger hunt. And more. Watch for further details.  (Photo: Bill Urbin, Roosevelt-Vanderbilt National Historic Sites, National Park Service)


Save July 25-26-27
#THV2017 institute

This year’s theme is Building Community with Place-Based Learning. We’ve got lots in store and we’re CTLE approved. (Photo: Bill Urbin, Roosevelt-Vanderbilt National Historic Sites, NPS)


Student writing about place

Essays, poems, and stories written by students for this fall’s writing about place contest. See THV blog or media release for details. We’ll publish the student work throughout the winter and spring. To receive automatically, subscribe to our blog. (Drawing: Glasco Mini Park by Anthony Bertorelli, Riccardi ES, Saugerties)