Top Educational Activities for Kids in Westchester in July
By Jamie McGillian

Top Educational Activities for Kids in Westchester in July

July 2, 2017   |   Upcoming Events  

Learn while having fun at one of these top educational activities for kids in Westchester happening in July. This month, see the works of self-taught artists, and more!

¡Cuba!
WHEN: Nov. 21 - Aug. 13, daily, 10am-5:45pm
WHERE: American Museum of Natural History, Central Park West and 79th Street, Upper West Side, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: A new bilingual exhibit exploring Cuba like never before, in partnership with the Cuban National Museum of Natural History, featuring live animals and a chance to explore recreations of the island's wetlands, as well as a typical Cuban street and interactive zones that kids will love.
WANT TO GO? $27; $17 students and seniors; $12.50 children ages 2-12. 212-769-5100. amnh.org.

What in the World is a Herbarium?
WHEN: Mar. 1 - Oct. 31, Tuesday-Sunday, 10am-4pm
WHERE: NY Botanical Garden, 2900 Southern Blvd., Bronx, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: This special exhibition in Ross Gallery celebrates the Steere Herbarium as the centerpiece of the Garden’s botanical research program, and a priceless resource for scholars from around the world. Through this exhibition, learn some of the many ways that Garden scientists are working to study and save the plants of the world.
WANT TO GO? Weekdays: $20; $8 children ages 2-12; Weekends: $25; $10 children ages 2-12. 718-817-8700. nybg.org.

Build-a-Forest Friend Workshop FREE
WHEN: Saturday, Jul. 1, 11am-12pm
WHERE: North Castle Library, 10 Clove Road, North White Plains, NY
AGES: 3-8
WHAT: Just like a teddy bear workshop, bring one of four friends to life by stuffing and naming it.
WANT TO GO? 914-948-6359. northcastlelibrary.org.

Maker Space Friday FREE
WHEN: Jul. 7 - 28, Fridays, 2:30-5pm
WHERE: New York Hall of Science, 47-01 111th St., Corona, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Familes can explore different materials, concepts, and ideas while making and tinkering together. Activities cover a wide range of topics including simple circuits, wind-powered racers, hand sewing, and more.
WANT TO GO? 718-699-0005. nysci.org.

All About the Hudson River with Laura Ledbetter FREE
WHEN: Monday, Jul. 17, 7pm
WHERE: Scarsdale Public Library, 54 Olmsted Road, Scarsdale, New York
AGES: 5-17
WHAT: Have fun learning about the famous river.
WANT TO GO? 914-722-1303. scarsdalelibrary.org.

Public Safety Day
WHEN: Wednesday, Jul. 26, 1-3pm
WHERE: Tibbets Brook Park, 120 Midland Park, Yonkers, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: See what your local heroes do on a daily basis to help keep your family safe.
WANT TO GO? FREE with pool entry. 914-963-4500. parks.westchestergov.com/tibbetts-brook-park.

Family BINGO! FREE
WHEN: Thursday, Jul. 27, 6:30pm
WHERE: Field Library, 4 Nelson Ave., Peekskill, NY
AGES: 3-8
WHAT: Bring your whole family to play Bingo at the Field Library and enjoy prizes and refreshments, too.
WANT TO GO? 914-737-0847. fieldkids.wordpress.com.

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