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POUGHKEEPSIE – Dutchess County Executive Marcus J. Molinaro and Nelson Eddy Rivera, USN (Ret), Director of the Dutchess County’s Division of Veterans Services, invite Dutchess County residents to participate in two special Memorial Day ceremonies to be held on Memorial Day Eve and Memorial Day.
On Sunday, May 29th at 8 p.m., a ceremony and vigil will be held on the Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park in honor of those who gave their lives in defense of our great nation. The event will be held at the flag pole in the center of the Walkway and will feature a flag ceremony with the Pleasant Valley American Legion and Highland Veterans of Foreign Wars. A retired flag presentation will be performed, and members of Buglers Across America will play “Taps.”
Are you looking for some great family friendly and free entertainment to do with the kids this summer (or kids of all ages)?
Good news! Free movie nights in Poughkeepsie are back. The entertainment will take place at Upper Landing Park. In addition to the movies, there will also be live music performances, contests and events before the showing of each movie.
The movies that have been selected, along with their musical guest performers are:
- June 24: Back to the Future (Matthew Finck and Friends)
- July 9: Minions (The Creation Band)
- July 23: Star Wars: The Force Awakens (The Greyhounds)
- August 6: Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible and No Good, Very Bad Day (The Costellos)
- August 20: Zootopia (Vito Petroccitto and Five Guys in Disguise)
POUGHKEEPSIE – On Saturday, June 11th, Dutchess Tourism, Inc. hosts the 2nd annual Walkway Marathon Health & Wellness Expo at the Mid-Hudson Civic Center in Poughkeepsie.
The day begins at 10 a.m. with the new THINK DIFFERENTLY Dash, a one-mile run for people with physical and developmental disabilities organized by the Walkway Over the Hudson and Dutchess County government.
The Health and Wellness Expo follows from noon to 8 p.m. and is free and open to the public. A wide variety of vendors will be on hand to share information with the public and also to support runners arriving to pick up their race bibs.
POUGHKEEPSIE – The Get Fit Hudson Valley exercise challenge returns on Saturday, May 14, now with more than 60 check-in locations and dozens of prizes for people who log their activity.
For six weeks, Get Fit encourages people to stay in shape and be active.
Participants register at GetFitHV.com, perform 30 minutes of any kind of physical activity and log it through the #GetFitHV Twitter hashtag or GetFitHV.com.
The more entries participants submit, the better their chances to win fun prizes.
Prizes include: an Apple Watch, NatureBox giftcard, NutriBullet Rx and many more.