Past Events 2015

February 13-16, 2015 – Great Backyard Bird Count

This was our third year participating in the Great Backyard Bird Count at the Mill.  We spent about an hour in the (cold!) mornings at the Mill, counting the birds that we saw.  A trained ornithologist was present.  We are happy to participate in this event every year.

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March 8, 2015 – Volunteer Open House, 1-3pm

RESCHEDULED TO MARCH 8.  We held a “Volunteer Open House” to gather together previous and potential future volunteers.  We described various ongoing and future projects.  Participants learned how to get involved.

If you were unable to attend, we asked that you please complete this form and email it to us.  You can still do so.

Volunteer Open House 2015 flyer


March 14, 2015 – Work Day, 9:30am-12:30pm

Our monthly work day where volunteers come together to work on clean up, maintenance, stabilization, and preservation efforts at the Mill.  Note that work days can be canceled or rescheduled due to inclement weather, so if you would like to help out at a work day, please contact us ahead of time so that we may notify you of any changes.


March 21, 2015 – Sharpe Reservation Maple Celebration

This was second year participating in this event.  We had a table where we sold merchandise and handed out information about our group.  Check out details of the event here.


April 11, 2015 – Work Day, 9:30am-12:30pm

Come join us for our work day where volunteers come together to work on clean up, maintenance, stabilization, and preservation efforts at the Mill.  Note that work days can be canceled or rescheduled due to inclement weather, so if you would like to help out at a work day, please contact us ahead of time so that we may notify you of any changes.


 April 25, 2015 – Walk to the Mill, 1-3pm

In coordination with the Vassar College Ecological Preserve, Cider Mill Friends has organized a walk from Vassar College and Vassar Farms to the Kimlin Cider Mill.  Follow in the footsteps of past Vassar students who walked to the Mill to get cider, donuts, cookies, and generally hang out.  More details in the flyer, below.

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May 2, 2015 – Work Day, 9:30am-12:30pm

Come join us for our work day where volunteers come together to work on clean up, maintenance, stabilization, and preservation efforts at the Mill.  Note that work days can be canceled or rescheduled due to inclement weather, so if you would like to help out at a work day, please contact us ahead of time so that we may notify you of any changes.


June 6, 2015 – Work Day, 9:30am-12:30pm

Come join us for our work day where volunteers come together to work on clean up, maintenance, stabilization, and preservation efforts at the Mill.  Note that work days can be canceled or rescheduled due to inclement weather, so if you would like to help out at a work day, please contact us ahead of time so that we may notify you of any changes.


 June 13, 2015 – Open House, 2:30-5:30pm

This open house is aimed towards the Vassar College Alumni that will be present for Reunion Weekend, but we welcome everyone to attend.  See the flyer below for more information (click on the flyer to enlarge).

Open House 2015 flyer


 

July 11, 2015 – Work Day, 9:30am-12:30pm

Come join us for our work day where volunteers come together to work on clean up, maintenance, stabilization, and preservation efforts at the Mill.  Note that work days can be canceled or rescheduled due to inclement weather, so if you would like to help out at a work day, please contact us ahead of time so that we may notify you of any changes.


July 18, 2015 – Hudson Valley Cider Festival, 1-6pm

CMF will have a table at the Hudson Valley Cider Festival at Barton Orchards in Poughquag.  Come out, say hi, and enjoy the festival!


August 1, 2015 – Work Day, 9:30am-12:30pm

Come join us for our work day where volunteers come together to work on clean up, maintenance, stabilization, and preservation efforts at the Mill.  Note that work days can be canceled or rescheduled due to inclement weather, so if you would like to help out at a work day, please contact us ahead of time so that we may notify you of any changes.


September 5, 2015 – Work Day, 9:30am-12:30pm

Come join us for our work day where volunteers come together to work on clean up, maintenance, stabilization, and preservation efforts at the Mill.  Note that work days can be canceled or rescheduled due to inclement weather, so if you would like to help out at a work day, please contact us ahead of time so that we may notify you of any changes.


September 5, 2015 – Mill Tour & Invasive Species Ramble, 12:00pm

This is our first year participating in the Hudson Valley Ramble. The guided tour will start from the Visitor’s kiosk located on the north side of the Mill. There will be a short walk (long pants and sturdy shoes suggested) to showcase a bevy of invasive plant species, discuss CMF management strategies, and suggest ways to control invasives around one’s own property. The walk will end with an inside tour of the Mill. Bottled water and cider doughuts will be provided.

More information can be found here.


September 19, 2015 – Arlington Street Fair, 12-6pm

Cider Mill Friends will have a table at the Arlington Street Fair on Raymond Avenue in Poughkeepsie.  This is the 16th year of the street fair.


Sat., October 3, 2015 – Cider Pressing, 9am

During our normally-scheduled work day, we pressed our Kimlin Cider.  Six bushels of apples were all chopped up and pressed.  Thank you to all of the volunteers!


Sat., October 10, 2015 – Third Annual “Old-Fashioned Cider Tasting” at the Mill, 11-3pm

More details on the event page!  Here is the Save the Date:Cider Tasing Event Save the Date 2015