TOPO TALK – The Language of Topographic Maps

TOPO TALK –  The Language of Topographic Maps
Saturday, Sept. 30
5:00 pm
 
Explore the world of topographic maps.
They tell us a lot about the land around us.
 

A ‘topo’ map shows the shape of the Earth’s surface with contour lines.

These lines make it possible to measure the height of mountains and steepness of slopes – great information […]

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Block Party Sept. 9th

Classic cars are rolling into Livingston Manor

Saturday, September 9th  around 3:00pm

It’s the
Be Bop A Lula Block Party!
Peter Florance & the New Kings
will be rocking Main Street – 4 to 7pm on the steps of CAS

Vintage clothes at several locations in town

Sidewalk sales and a

Catskill Brewery tent!

We’ll have an easel with vintage photos (like the […]

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Fire Tower History Explored

Friday, September 15 at 7:00pm,
the public is invited to
“Fire Towers from a Historical Perspective”
an interactive presentation with Laurie Rankin.
We’ll explore why fire towers were needed, going back to the early 1900′s on a national and state level.

Then Laurie will focus on the local area, particularly Red Hill Fire Tower, 8 miles northeast of Grahamsville, […]

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Partial eclipse and NASA Live Streaming

Monday, August 21st  – 12 to 4pm
stop by to enjoy big-screen Live Streaming

of NASA’s Solar Eclipse coverage from coast to coast

sponsored by Madison’s Main Street Restaurant

right here at Morgan Outdoors!!

Views from NASA research aircraft, high-altitude balloons, satellites and telescopes plus live reports from major points along the path of totality from Oregon to South […]

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Pre-eclipse Solar Viewing

Livingston Manor will have two exciting events:
Saturday, Aug 19, 1:00pm
Morgan Outdoors will host the Catskills Astronomy Club for a Pre- eclipse Solar Viewing out front on the sidewalk. The Club will set up telescopes with solar filters. A great opportunity to learn more about our closest star AND the Solar Eclipse happening on Monday, […]

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Why Use Poles for Walking /Hiking?

SPECIAL CLINIC

Saturday, August 5th 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Our terrific LEKI rep Bill Keys is coming up from Philadelphia to show us the latest Leki poles and share great ways to use them. (that’s Bill in photo demonstrating how compact and portable Leki’sMicro Vario poles are when folded.)

If you have a bum knee, […]

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Hikes Complement Exhibition

Our “Catskill Park” back room has been transformed.

Huge, beautiful color photographs from the book “Land of Little Rivers” encircle the space, with a map display showing the incredible trails throughout the Catskill Park.
Let’s bring the exhibit to LIFE!
You’re Invited on TWO classic Catskill hikes:
Sunday, July 30, 1:00pm: we’ll hike at Frick Pond (headwaters of […]

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Local History Talk on July 23

Sunday, July 23rd  at 1:00pm

You’re invited to a public presentation “Buried hides & the rise & fall of the hamlet of Beaverkill” at Morgan Outdoors, with Dr. Joyce Conroy, Town of Rockland Historian.

Sponsored by the Livingston Manor Library.

This short power-point presentation will tell the story of the Beaverkill Tannery, its history and demise, and […]

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Five Fire Tower PASSPORTS

Need an excuse to hike to a Catskill Fire Tower?
Besides the amazing views . . . there’s a free program that might give you extra incentive!

It’s Morgan Outdoors’
9th Annual Five Fire Tower PASSPORT
There are 3 simple steps:

1. Hike to one (1) or more of the 5 Catskill Fire Towers between May 13 & October […]

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Healthy Summer Eating program!

Wednesday July 19th
5:30 – 6:30 pm
You’re invited

to get inspired and enjoy more
Healthy Summer Eating!
Here’s more:

RSVP by simply calling us -  845 439 5507

Afterwards . . . Stroll through the neighboring
Livingston Manor Community Garden.
Lisa Lyons will give a guided tour!

 

 

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