L&T Civic Engagement

Get Engaged on Campus and in the Community

Register for one or more of the Center for Civic Engagement opportunities on campus and in the community. Some events do not require preregistration.


Hike Bike Walk Bard

Hike along Tivoli Bays, bike into Red Hook, or run along campus trails—you choose!

Saturday, August 11, 10:30 am

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Phone Banking and Letter WritingLetter Writing and Phone Banking

Tell your elected officials what you think. No registration required.
Campus Center Lobby

Monday, August 13, 4:00–6:00 pm


Red Hook Food Pantry Refurbishment

Come help paint a food pantry and connect with an important resource for local families.

Tuesday, August 14, 4:15–6:45 pm

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Bard Farm Work Day

Volunteer on Bard Farm for the day!

Wednesday, August 15, 1:30–5:00 pm

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Center for Civic Engagement BBQ

Mingle, meet community members and CCE staff, have a burger, and learn about opportunities. No registration required.

Wednesday, August 15, 6:00–8:00 pm


Citizen Action Grill and Chill

Volunteer with kids and learn about local political action.

Saturday, August 18, 1:30–5:30 pm

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Visit the Ferncliff Nursing Home

Get to know your neighbors, the residents of Ferncliff Nursing Home. Swap stories and play games!

Sunday, August 19, 1:00–4:00 pm

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Red Hook Library Fun in the Sun

Play fun improv science with the kids of Red Hook and get to know the local community!

Monday, August 20, 3:45–6:00 pm

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Freaky Food ScienceFreaky Food Science

Play with your food and with kids at the Tivoli Library.

Tuesday, August 21, 4:00–5:00 pm

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Guerilla Science at the Dutchess County FairGuerrilla Science at the Dutchess County Fair

Volunteer in the “Entomorphotron,” an interactive diner with edible insects.

Tuesday, August 21 and Friday, August 24, 4:30–8:00 pm
Wednesday, August 22, 1:30–6:00 pm

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Bard Farm Work Day

Volunteer on Bard Farm for the day!

Wednesday, August 22, 1:30–5:00 pm

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Woodstock Farm Sanctuary Work Day

Come visit these cuties and others while helping out at the Woodstock Farm Sanctuary!

Saturday, August 25, 9:30 am – 4:45 pm

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Montgomery Place Brunch Tutorial

Learn to make a delicious brunch with fresh local ingredients at Bard’s beautiful Montgomery Place!

Saturday, August 25, 11:00 am – 3:30 pm

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