Please see below for the answers to these common questions about The Create Workspace:
The Create Workspace is a creative space offering parties, classes, events, and space rentals. Our goal is to provide a hub for creative minds to create, to work, and to be inspired.
Birthday parties in The Create Workspace are recommended for children turning age 5 and up. Classes and events are generally offered for elementary-age children through adults.
The Create Workspace is generally open only for parties, classes and scheduled events. We do offer open walk-in hours during certain school closures and special programs. Please check our calendar for current availability.
Yes, but limiting walk-in hours has allowed us to focus our attention on what we do best: parties and events! We still have tons of opportunities to be creative, from themed craft workshops to after-school STEM club to sewing, quilting, and dressmaking classes.
Yes! Not only do we offer them, we're proud to have received multiple "Best of Hudson Valley" awards for our parties. Click here to learn more about our party packages.
Free wifi, a reading library, and comfortable seating are available for adults to enjoy. We also offer classes and events each season, including wine tastings, trivia nights, and Pinterest Parties; check our calendar for current offerings.
The Create Workspace is located within the Arlington section of Poughkeepsie, just north of Vassar College and across the arterial from Holy Trinity Church. Click here for map and directions.
Yes! We offer classes seasonally. To see the current offerings, click here for our Calendar.
We have three family-style gender-neutral bathrooms. Each is outfitted with a changing table and potty seat. We also have a cozy Quiet Room with a rocking chair and padded changing table.
We have a large parking lot that leads directly to our main entrance. Click here for map and directions.
Coffee Studio offers hand-crafted beverages from local Hudson Valley providers, baked goods, and small snacks. We do not have a restaurant kitchen and cannot prepare meals.
We try to offer a variety of snacks to accommodate different dietary needs, including gluten free and kosher snacks. You are also welcome to bring your own snacks to eat within designated areas. Please remember that products containing peanuts are strictly forbidden.
The Create Workspace is happy to offer allergen-friendly party options, but special orders must be placed in advance by the family hosting the party. If your child has any special dietary requirements, please notify the person hosting your party at the time you RSVP.
At Coffee Studio, we grind and brew our coffee to order, offering espresso-based drinks and hand-brewed offerings (Aeropress and pourover). Our beans are roasted locally by Poughkeepsie's very own North River Roasters. We are also a pick-up location for their Community Supported Coffee Roaster program.