Here are some highlighted events for kids and families from Rockland County's October 2009 activities calendar. Be sure to check out Rockland's full calendar of family-friendly activities!
Kids at the Bookstore
Barnes & Noble at the Palisades Center hosts its first Children's Day on October 18. The special event features book readings, discus
sions with local children's authors, and crafts. 11am. FREE. 4416 Palisades Center Drive, West Nyack. 845-348-4701.
Recruiters from more than 250 colleges and universities around the country will be on hand on October 27 for College Night. Representatives will speak with Rockland Community College students as well as local high school students and their parents about the admission process and programs at the schools. The event is sponsored by the School Counselors of Rockland County. 7pm. FREE. SUNY Rockland Community College, Fieldhouse, 145 College Road, Suffern. 845-268-8023. www.sunyrockland.edu.
Fall Foliage Cruise
Take a two-hour foliage cruise on The Commander to see some of the best fall foliage in the Hudson Valley. Sail past the Stony Point Lighthouse, Verplanck, Tomkins Cove, and Iona Island. Then pass under the Bear Mountain Bridge before turning at the Fort Montgomery battle site and returning to Haverstraw Marina. October 18, 1:30pm. All ages. $20, $10 children, $15 seniors, FREE ages 4 and under. Haverstraw Marina, Beach Road, West Haverstraw. 845-534-7245. www.commanderboat.com.