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Who Needs The Hamptons? Let’s Staycation!

bb_Nyack LibraryWant to know where to go and what you to do within a day’s drive of Nyack this summer? The Nyack Library is your “Summer Staycation Center” on Sat June 28 at 2p for a talk by seven experts with fun ideas for day trips that don’t require flights, hotels or travel insurance.

  • Colin Keegan, Program Director Palisades Interstate Park in NJ, will talk about the 11 miles of scenic riverfront and cliff-top vistas along the Hudson River, only a 15 minute drive from Nyack.
  • If cycling is your thing, Dave Zornow of the Rockland Bicycling Club will share a list of favorite routes for riders of all ages and abilities, with fun street rides and rail trails for both the serious and casual cyclist.
  • Nyack native Amanda Cymore is an avid outdoor explorer and founder of the “Zenith Girls Outdoor Group.” Amanda will talk about how her group provides a ‘safe space’ for adolescent and teenage girls while encouraging physical activity and hiking.
  • Summertime is also the right time to try something new, too.
    • “Fitness Kickboxing Nyack’s” Amir Elamir will talk about the benefits of kickboxing.
    • The Fire Mountain School’s Ed Durso will talk about Tai Chi, Shen Kung Fu, Kettlebell, Conscious Fighting and  Fascia Gong for fun, healing, relaxation, mental health, resilience training, and tempering.
  • Want to mix in a little local history on your day trips? Two of our presenters have that covered, too.
    • Linda Greene, is a member of the Historical Society and a Travel Agent who will be sharing information about local and near-by day trips- CT, NJ and Upstate NY.
    • Gini Stolldorf, is a member of the Historical Society and Docent at Kykuit and Lyndhurt and will include information about visiting these historic homes and more.

For more information, visit NyackLibrary.org.

Nyack Library Illustration by ©2014 Bill Batson



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