4th Annual Special Needs Picnic

Dutchess hosts event in LaGrange

Dutchess County will host its fourth annual picnic for children special needs, their families and support agencies at noon on Tuesday, Aug. 16, at Freedom Park, 212 Skidmore Road, in LaGrange. The picnic is free but reservations are required and limited to the first 200 people who RSVP at dutchessny.gov/rsvp.

Guests at a past Special Needs Picnic (photo provided) 

Guests at a past Special Needs Picnic (photo provided)

The picnic will include live music, dancing, recreational activities, a firetruck and face painting, as well as a visit from a K-9 officer from the Dutchess County Sheriff’s Office. The Mid-Hudson Children’s Museum will bring its popular Imagination Playground, and agencies such as Abilities First, Taconic Resources and MidHudson Regional Hospital will have representatives on hand to answer questions.

The picnic is made possible by donations; businesses may call 845-475-3578 to become sponsors.

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