Community Events and Activities

Children and Media Workshop to be held January 28

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Orange County will host Children and Media Workshop from 5-6 p.m. January 28 at New Beginnings Learning Academy, 33 Albert Street, Middletown.

This workshop is designed to help parents and caregivers navigate their children through the world of media safely.

Participants will learn:

  • About the impact of screen time on our brains and how to set limits effectively.
  • How to communicate effectively about what children see and experience through media.
  • What is media literacy.
  • Strategies for modeling the use of media.
  • Ways to monitor online content.

Registration is required for the Children and Media Workshop.

Autism and Adaptive Swim Programs available

Autism Swim Program: $225 per person for five 30-minute private lessons with an autism swim certified instructor.

Adaptive Swim Program: $225 per person for five 30-minute private lessons with a swim angelfish certified instructor. This swim program is for people with physical disabiltites, attention difficulties, anxiety, (ASD), sensory challenges and coordination difficulties.

Lessons take place at Union Avenue Community Fitness Center, 565 Union Avenue, New Windsor. Visit www.communityfitnesscenter.com or call 845-561-4700.

Goshen Public Library & Historical Society

There are several programs for children and families at the Goshen Public Library! Learn more about the children’s programs.

Goshen Little League registration

Tee ball, baseball and softball for boys and girls ages 4-16. To register, visit www.goshenlittleleague.com.