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Sat 09 Jul
Dance in the Park
Saturday, July 9, 2022 03:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Grafton Lakes State Park
Have you been itching to dance, but there hasn't been the opportunity recently? Come out to the park for this unique summer event. Grafton Lakes State Park is offering lessons for two styles of dance: clogging and freestyle swing dance. Clogging- presentation and lesson: 3:00pm-4:00pm, Beginner Swing Dance lesson: 4:00pm-5:00pm, Intermediate Swing Dance lesson: 5:00pm-6:00pm, Dance Performance: 6:00pm-6:15pm, DJ: 6:15pm-8:00pm. Lessons are $6 for singles or $10 for couples. Sign up for two lessons and get the third for free! Pre-registration required. Lessons are geared towards adults, minimum age of 14. Call 518-279-1155 to register.
Sun 10 Jul
Hike in the Park- Pittstown Forest
Sunday, July 10, 2022 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Grafton Lakes State Park
Do you love going on long hikes in the park? Did you know that Grafton Lakes State Park connects with a state forest? Take a hike through some less frequented parts of the park, journey into Pittstown State Forest and back. This 5-7 mile hike will take most of the day and will include a stop to eat. Make sure to bring a lunch, water, and snacks and a comfortable pack to carry them. Good hiking shoes and experience hiking long hikes are a must. This hike is rated as moderately strenuous and best for those ages 14 and up. Program will be held on Sunday, July 10th, from 10am-4pm. Best for those 14 and up. No charge. Pre-register now as space is limited! Call 518-279-1155 to register.
Mon 11 Jul
Full Moon Hike
Monday, July 11, 2022 08:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Grafton Lakes State Park
Pre-registration by phone required! Step outside at night in the park. Join us for this full moon program as we hike through the park and talk about all things nighttime like nocturnal animals and what goes on outside while we sleep. Ages 7 and up. $5/person. Registration required. Pre-register now as space is limited! Call 518-279-1155 to register.
Fri 22 Jul
Star Party
Friday, July 22, 2022 10:00 PM - 02:00 AM
Grafton Lakes State Park
Calling all night owls! The Albany Area Amateur Astronomers will have telescopes to give you a tour of the night sky during this free program held at the Deerfield Pavilion. During the event there will be a lunar eclipse. No preregistration required. Enter via main entrance and follow signs to program-- first left off main entrance road. Please drive slowly in the park at night.
Sat 23 Jul
Movie Night
Saturday, July 23, 2022 08:30 PM
Grafton Lakes State Park
Join us for a free movie on Long Pond beach, weather permitting. Check out our 16' big screen under Grafton's big sky! We can't announce the movie title due to licensing restrictions, but the movie is kid-friendly and PG-rated so bring the whole family! Be sure to bring a blanket, or something to sit on. This event is free, and no registration is required.