Collective birthday celebration on Oct. 4 honors anniversaries of New Paltz college and town
NEW PALTZ -- The State University of New York at New Paltz and the town of New Paltz invite the community to participate in a birthday celebration from 1-5 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 4, at the Hasbrouck Park to jointly commemorate the 325th anniversary of the town of New Paltz and the 175th anniversary of higher education at SUNY New Paltz.
The birthday bash will feature the live music of the Riverbank Banjo Band and other exciting live acts, college and community table demonstrations and exhibits, storytelling and much more. Birthday cake and apple cider will be served at 2 p.m. with special guest servers.
The event is free and open to the public.
For more information about the birthday celebration and SUNY New Paltz' 175th anniversary visit www.newpaltz.edu/175.
Located in the heart of a dynamic college town, 90 minutes from metropolitan New York City, the State University of New York at New Paltz is a highly selective college of about 8,000 undergraduate and graduate students.
One of the most well-regarded public colleges in the nation, New Paltz delivers an extraordinary number of majors in Business, Liberal Arts, Sciences, Engineering, Fine and Performing Arts and Education.
New Paltz embraces its culture as a community where talented and independent minded people from around the world create close personal links with real scholars and artists who love to teach.