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First Day Hike at Taconic State Park, Jan 1

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Join Taconic State Park for an easy hike to Bash Bish Falls. It’s a great way to welcome the new year in a healthy way with friends and family including the four-legged kind.

This year, we will lead 2 hikes to split up large groups (following COVID-19 precautions). An afternoon bonfire will be here to enjoy too!

DATE/TIME: Friday, January 1, 2021 / 11am

ADMISSION: Free! Pre-register in advance by calling 518-329-3993

LOCATIONTaconic State Park
253 Route 344
Copake Falls, NY

Meet at the Pavilion/Copake Day Use for this 3-mile hike.

MORE:
facebook.com/TaconicStatePark

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Copake Town Board to Host Informational ZOOM Meeting Update on Hecate Energy’s Proposed 500-acre Solar Installation

On Wednesday, October 28, 2020 at 7:00 PM, the Copake Town Board will host a special, informational ZOOM meeting to update residents on Hecate Energy’s proposed 500-acre, 60 MW solar installation planned for Craryville and Copake, NY. During the online forum, Copake officials will brief residents about Hecate Energy’s proposed solar project, its potential impacts on our community, Copake’s existing laws pertaining to the siting of solar energy systems, and the New York State-mandated process for reviewing and approving Hecate Energy’s proposed solar installation.

Concerned citizens in Columbia County, NY have formed the Sensible Solar for Rural New York coalition in opposition to the Shepherd’s Run Solar Installation – a proposed 500-acre, 60-megawatt solar installation to be sited near New York State Route 23, Route 7 and Route 11A in Craryville — a hamlet in Copake, New York and adjacent to the Taconic Hills Central School and Copake Lake community and recreational area.

While Sensible Solar for Rural New York supports renewable energy, the homeowners, farmers, small businesses, non-governmental organizations and community leaders represented stand united in that the scale and siting of Hecate Energy’s proposed 500-acre solar installation is not right for our rural community or the Hudson Valley region.

“We believe the magnitude of Hecate Energy’s proposed solar installation will be detrimental to our area and will have a long-term, negative impact on existing waterways and displace native and endangered wildlife and birds – the proposed site of solar installation is in close proximity to Hillsdale’s Rheinstrom Hill Audubon Center and Sanctuary,” said Darin Johnson, Director of Sensible Solar for New York.  “In addition, the solar utility-scale installation will remove hundreds of acres of prime farmland from use, which is in direct conflict with Copake and Columbia County’s Farmland Protection Plans,” continued Johnson.

To learn more about Sensible Solar for Rural New York, please visit www.sensiblesolarny.org.

To join the town meeting on Wednesday via ZOOM: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88910737960
Meeting ID: 889 1073 7960

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Copake Grange Drive-in Movie: “The Princess Bride”, Sep 4

Princess+Bride+SignThis Friday, September 4th, The Copake Grange is doing family movie night safely in your car at the Copake Memorial Park!

The feature is “The Princess Bride” (1987, Rated PG). While home sick in bed, a young boy’s grandfather reads him the story of a farmboy-turned-pirate who encounters numerous obstacles, enemies and allies in his quest to be reunited with his true love, the princess bride. See the movie trailer here.

So put on your jammies, grab some popcorn and milk duds, and load up the station wagon for a family fun night.

DATE/TIME: Friday, August 21, 2020 / 8:30pm – 10:30pm

LOCATION: Copake Memorial Park
305 Mountain View Rd
Copake, NY 12516

COST: FREE
Space is limited so reserve your entry ticket now at eventbrite.com

MORE:
copakegrange.org
facebook.com/Copake-Grange

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Copake Country Club’s Summer Music Series

The Copake Country Club’s Summer Music Series Is winding down with one last Thursday performance. This week, Lick the Toad! Classic Rock and Blues with a touch of Funk. Pairs well with authentic Trappist Ales


DATE/TIME
: Thursdays, September 3 / 7pm – 10pm

LOCATION: The Greens Restaurant at Copake Country Club
44 Golf Course Rd,
Craryville, New York 12521

MORE:
www.copakecountryclub.com
www.thegreensatcopake.com
facebook.com/CopakeCountryClub

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Copake Grange Drive-in Movie: “Happy Feet”, Aug 21

 

Screen Shot 2020-08-16 at 3.18.09 PMThis Saturday, February 8th, The Copake Grange is hosting a Drive-in Movie showing of “Happy Feet”, on Friday night. A first for the Grange, this family movie night allows people to safely go to the movies, without leaving their cars. The Drive-in will take place at Copake Memorial Park.

“Happy Feet” is an animated movie into the world of the Emperor Penguins, who find their soul mates through song, a penguin is born who cannot sing……but he can tap dance something fierce.

Put your jammies on, grab some popcorn and milk duds and load up the station wagon for a family fun night.

Drive-in movie night is made possible with generous support from the Rheinstrom Hill Community Foundation and the Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation.

 

DATE/TIME: Friday, August 21, 2020 / 8:30pm – 10:30pm

LOCATION: Copake Memorial Park
305 Mountain View Rd
Copake, NY 12516

COST: FREE
Space is limited so reserve your entry ticket now at eventbrite.com

MORE:
copakegrange.org
facebook.com/Copake-Grange

 

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