Category Archives: Events

Great Backyard Bird Count

Come join us February 12, 13, 14, and 15th as we participate in the Great Backyard Bird Count at the Mill for the fourth consecutive year!  We will spend about an hour in the mornings at the Mill, counting the birds we see.  A trained ornithologist will be present.   If you are interested in participating, please contact us.

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Open House photographs

We had a lot of groups of Vassar College Alumni and other members of the public show up during our Open House on June 13th which was held during Vassar College’s Reunion Weekend.  Photographs from the event have been posted to our Facebook page; you can check them out by clicking here.  A great day and a great event!

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Volunteer Open House

Calling all previous and potential future volunteers!  You are invited!

We are holding a “Volunteer Open House” to gather together previous and potential future volunteers.  We will describe various ongoing and future projects.  You can learn how to get involved.

If you are unable to attend, we ask that you please complete this form and email it to us.

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Please note that this event will take place at the Poughkeepsie Senior Center.  It will be too cold to have this event at the Mill.

Cider Tasting 2014

Thank you to all who attended the second annual cider tasting!  Additionally, a big thank you to our volunteers, without which we could not have had such a successful event.  Check out photos from the event here.

Cider Mill Friends pressed their own cider one week earlier using local apples picked from Hudson Valley Research Lab and a 120-year-old hand-operated press.  Additional local cider donations were from Breezy Hill Orchard, Yankee Folly Cidery, and Half Time Beverage.  Cider tastings were provided in a commemorative tasting glass.   Roundabout Ramblers provided live music during the event, and Chocolate Mousse Catering donated tasty apple appetizers.

Thank you all!  See you next year!

Cider tasting

Cider tasting