Mohonk Preserve

Mohonk Preserve

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April 19, 2015 to October 18, 2015

Sunday, April 19 through Sunday, October 18. Robert Lobe's Field Studies, the first exhibition of sculpture presented at Mohonk Preserve, will be on view. Curated by Charlotta Kotik, curator emerita of the Brooklyn Museum, the exhibition includes six large-scale works installed in a variety of outdoor locations in the Preserve and the Visitor Center. Robert Lobe is currently known for his large-scale aluminum sculptures that connect man-made materials with nature-derived subjects and explore man's relationship to the environment.

June 2, 2015 to September 29, 2015

Tuesdays in June, July, August, and September,  6:00pm-7:15pm.  With Jacqui Nash of The Yoga House.  Breathe deep as you relax and take in the fresh air and mountain views. Join Jacqui as you unwind from your day and reconnect with yourself in this beautiful outdoor setting.  The series will focus on Vinyasa Yoga for beginner and intermediate students. Sign up for individual classes, any 9 classes, or the full series. Bring your own mat and water. Rain or Shine. Please arrive 15 minutes early to set-up, so the class can start promptly at 6pm.  Children ages 12 and up are welcome. Children must always be accompanied by an adult.  Reservations are required and payment is due at the time of registration. Space is limited, register early.$12 per class for Preserve members; $14 per class non-members.  Register for 9 classes and receive 10% off (enter coupon code yoga9 at checkout). Register for the series and receive 20% off (enter coupon code yoga18 at checkout).  REGISTER HERE.

June 7, 2015

Sunday, June 7th, 2-3:30pm. Enjoy a unique opportunity to view stunning photographs of local wildlife. Join Dave Johnson, world-wide photographer, for a discussion of his work. Children ages 8 and up are welcome. Children must always be accompanied by an adult. Reservations are required as space is limited. REGISTER HERE.

June 11, 2015

Thursday, June 11th, 6:30 - 8:00pm. Join us at the Visitor Center to learn about Mohonk Preserve's Junior Ranger Program. The Junior Ranger Program is an opportunity for teens, ages 13-16, to learn the skills and gain the knowledge needed to pursue a career as a ranger or naturalist. Taught by staff from the Education and Stewardship departments of the Mohonk Preserve, this program meets monthly on Saturdays from September through May, typically from 9am-3pm. The final program in the course is a backpacking trip to the Adirondacks where participants will be able to put their skills to use in the largest park in the contiguous United States. Learn more about the Junior Ranger Program here...

June 19, 2015

Friday, June 19th, 10am-12noon. Explore the forest searching for Mountain Laurel and wildflowers. Bring water and snacks. Please leave your pets at home. Jogging strollers are not appropriate; little ones in carriers are always welcomed. Children ages 2 to 6 are welcome. Children must always be accompanied by an adult. This program includes a 1.5-mile hike, and moves at a toddler’s pace. Reservations are required. There is a 15 parent limit. Participants should meet at the Mohonk Preserve West Trapps Trailhead. It is advised to come early to secure a parking spot. The fee per person: free for Mohonk Preserve members, non-members pay the $12 hiking day use fee. Children 12 and under are free.

REGISTER HERE.

June 21, 2015

Sunday, June 21st, 10am-12noon. Andrew Bajardi, Mohonk Preserve Ranger. Bring your favorite furry friend along today for a romp through the fields and forests! All well-behaved dogs on short leashes welcome. Be sure to bring plenty of water for yourself and your pet. Children ages 10 and up are welcome. Children must always be accompanied by an adult. This program includes a moderate, 4-mile hike. Meet at the Mohonk Preserve Spring Farm Trailhead.  This is a free program.

July 1, 2015 to July 29, 2015

Wednesdays in July. 6pm-8pm.Join Nina Jirka, of Tango New Paltz, and learn how to Tango! Come for an hour-long lesson from 6pm-7pm and stay for open dance from 7pm-8pm. Bring water and comfortable shoes for dancing. All ages welcome. Children must always be accompanied by an adult. Reservations are required and payment is due at time of registration. Space is limited, register early. Cost is $12 per lesson. Open dance starting at 7pm is open to anyone, with a suggested donation of $5.  REGISTER HERE

July 17, 2015

Friday, July 17th, 10am-12noon. Join Natasha Piatrunia, Mohonk Preserve Volunteer, and explore what is along the stream on a hot summer day. Bring water and snacks. Please leave your pets at home. Jogging strollers are not appropriate; little ones in carriers are always welcomed. Children ages 2 to 6 are welcome. Children must always be accompanied by an adult. This program includes a 1.5-mile hike, and moves at a toddler’s pace. Reservations are required. There is a 15 parent limit. Participants should meet at the Mohonk Preserve Coxing Trailhead. It is advised to come early to secure a parking spot. The fee per person: free for Mohonk Preserve members, non-members pay the $12 hiking day use fee. Children 12 and under are free. REGISTER HERE.

July 19, 2015

Sunday, June 21st, 10am-12noon. Andrew Bajardi, Mohonk Preserve Ranger. Bring your favorite furry friend along today for a romp through the fields and forests! All well-behaved dogs on short leashes welcome. Be sure to bring plenty of water for yourself and your pet. Children ages 10 and up are welcome. Children must always be accompanied by an adult. This program includes a moderate, 4-mile hike. Meet at the Mohonk Preserve Spring Farm Trailhead.  This is a free program.

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