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Here’s What to Do in the Hudson Valley This Week During Self-Isolation


Keep calm and carry on during the coronavirus crisis with these to-dos in the Hudson Valley.

Drive-In Movie Night

Throughout spring and summer
Four Brothers Drive-In, Amenia

Open for socially distant movie nights in Amenia, Four Brothers screens classic flicks every night of the week. Tickets must be purchased online, and masks are required anytime someone leaves a vehicle. For more information on COVID-19 policies or to see upcoming screenings, visit the outdoor theater’s website.

Virtual Walkway One Mile

Through June 14

With Hudson Valley runs on hold, the Walkway Over the Hudson hosts a virtual Walkway One Mile to keep local families moving in a socially distant way. To participate for $10, Hudson Valleyites can track their time and distance along any route, then submit their stats to the Walkway’s website portal. All proceeds go straight to Friends of the Walkway.

Dutchess Outreach Fresh Market

June 2-4, 11:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Join Dutchess Outreach for its opening day on Tuesday, then come back on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays through November. The Poughkeepsie market is located in front of the Family Partnership center and sells locally grown produce at affordable prices. WIC, SNAP, cash, and credit are all accepted.

Orange County Arboretum Plant Sale

June 4-6

Calling all green thumbs! Orange County Arboretum’s annual plant sale is back this week. Reserve your spot in advance to confirm a 30-minute appointment at the center. All visits are limited to two people at a time to ensure social distancing, and masks are required.

The Nyack Mask Makers

June 4, 7-8 p.m.

RESCHEDULED to June 11: Want to learn more about mask-making initiatives in the Hudson Valley? Join New City Library’s Thursday night event to hear about the moving work to which two Nyack artists are committed. Bill Batson and Donna Timm will chat with the community about how they organized a group of more than 600 donors and volunteers to create and distribute 12,000 handmade cloth face masks in a little over eight weeks.

Secret Spy Messages

June 6, 12-12:30 p.m.

Keep the kids engaged and entertained with this too-cool virtual STEAM-powered workshop. Hosted by Troy’s Tech Valley Center of Gravity and THINQubator, the workshop is geared toward children ages 4-12 and focuses on teaching STEAM skills in a fun setting.

Looking for more Hudson Valley happenings this week? Our curbside pickup and takeout guide will keep you well-fed, while our online fitness guide has all the streaming workouts you need to get healthy at home. Plus, take a peek at our monthly insider guide for virtual open mic nights, backyard birding, and online movie screenings. For foodies, our recipe index has everything from beautiful breakfasts and lunches to divine desserts straight from Hudson Valley chefs. (Speaking of those Hudson Valley chefs, they could use your support in our Best of Hudson Valley elimination round 5 ballot.) You won’t want to miss any of it!

Looking for the latest information about the coronavirus in the Hudson Valley? Stay informed about COVID-19 and its local impact here.

Want even more? Check out our Hudson Valley event calendar guide.

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