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WESTCHESTER CALENDAR HIGHLIGHTS: ACTIVITIES FOR KIDS AND FAMILIES - NOVEMBER 2009

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by NYMetroParents Staff

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Check out these kid-friendly events and activities happening this month in Westchester County.

 

An Out-of-This-World Experience    

Science Sundays: She is an Astronomer

     Get inspired to achieve greatness at Science Sundays: She Is an Astronomer. Participate in an open discussion with planetary astronomer Heidi Hammel and local amateur astronomer Caroline Moore, with a focus on women, their role in astronomy, and their achievements in space science. Museum Junior Docents will lead interactive workshops as well. Appropriate for ages 8 and older.

Sunday, November 22, at 2pm. $5; $3 ages 5-16. Hudson River Museum, 511 Warburton Avenue, Yonkers. 914-963-4550. www.hrm.org.

 

The Flying Karamazov BrothersBack to the Days of Vaudeville

   Enjoy an electric mix of music, comedy, theater, and juggling when The Flying Karamazov Brothers perform their family show. The troupe has been showcasing their talents since 1973, performing everywhere from their early days in San Francisco to more recently on Broadway. Saturday, November 7, at 2pm. $38-$55; $28-$32 children under 12. The Tarrytown Music Hall, 13 Main Street, Tarrytown. 877-840-0457. www.tarrytownmusichall.org.

 

Cirque-Tacular

Cirque-Tacular

See jugglers, acrobats, singers, dancers, and more, when Cirque-Tacular performs at the Academic Arts Theatre of Westchester Community College on Saturday, November 21.

 

 

Family Art Project: Harvest Time HangingsFall Creations  

   Make a unique fall item for your house at "Family Art Project: Harvest Time Hangings."

Gather fall leaves, cones, pods, and seed heads, and then weave them together with other materials from the gardens and meadows to create a decorative wall hanging that celebrates the bounty and beauty of the season. Saturday, November 14, at 1pm. $6; $2 children 6-18, FREE children under 6. The Sally and Gilbert Kerlin Learning Center at Wave Hill, 675 West 252nd Street, Bronx. 718-549-3200. www.wavehill.org.

 

Fraulein Maria

 

Fräulein Maria

See Fräulein Maria, a twist on the classic story The Sound of Music, mixed with urban flair and edginess at the Emelin Theatre on November 7.

 

 

A Christmas Carol, The MusicalGet in the Spirit of the Season

   See Charles Dickens' classic tale, A Christmas Carol, The Musical, live on stage. With music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Lynn Ahrens, and book by Mike Ockrent and Ahrens, this show brings the beloved characters of Scrooge, Tiny Tim, Cratchit, and, of course, the ghosts to life. More than 40 actors of all ages from throughout the county will perform, and a portion of the proceeds will benefit Food Bank for Westchester, an organization dedicated to alleviating hunger in Westchester County. All ages. Friday, November 20, at 7:30 pm; Saturday, November 21, at 3pm and 7:30pm; Sunday, November 22, at 3pm. $18. Bedford Hills Community House, 74 Main Street, Bedford Hills. 914-244-0474.

 

Thanksgiving Weekend at Sunnyside and Van Cortlandt ManorHoliday Festivities

   Sunnyside and Van Cortlandt Manor open up for their traditional Thanksgiving Weekend. Both sites will be fully decorated for the holidays in authentic period style. Costumed guides present themed tours that focus on historic traditions of the winter holidays. Hands-on workshops for children add holiday cheer to the festivities. The Museum Shops of Historic Hudson Valley, including the flagship shop at Philipsburg Manor, will be open all weekend. November 27-29, 10am-4pm. $12; $10 seniors; $6 children 5-17, FREE children under 5. Washington Irving's Sunnyside, 89 West Sunnyside Lane, Tarrytown; Van Cortlandt Manor, 525 South Riverside Ave, Croton-on-Hudson. www.hudsonvalley.org.

 

Brett Rothenhaus Veteran's Day ConcertPatriotic Concert

   Dance and sing along at the Brett Rothenhaus Veteran's Day Concert.  Local music superstar Brett Rothenhaus performs a high energy and interactive concert featuring music from his new album as well as classic tunes.  Appropriate for ages 2-7. Wednesday, November 11, 11am. $12 in advance, $15 at the door, FREE for children 18 months and younger. Rosenthal JCC of Northern Westchester, 600 Bear Ridge Road, Pleasantville. 914-736-3076. www.rosenthaljcc.org.


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