Films and Movies for Kids in Westchester in July
By Jamie McGillian

Films and Movies for Kids in Westchester in July

July 2, 2017   |   Upcoming Events  

Catch a family movie in Westchester this July. See below for local showtimes to lots of kid-friendly films throughout Westchester County, including an IMAX about butterflies.

'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them' FREE
WHEN: Wednesday, Jul. 5, 6pm
WHERE: Scarsdale Public Library, 54 Olmsted Road, Scarsdale, NY
AGES: 5 and older
WHAT: It opens in 1926 as Newt Scamander has just completed a global excursion to find and document an extraordinary array of magical creatures. A misplaced magical case, and the escape of some of Newt's fantastic beasts could spell trouble for both the wizarding and No-Maj worlds.
WANT TO GO? 914-722-1303. scarsdalelibrary.org.

Entergy Screenings Under the Stars FREE
WHEN: Friday, Jul. 7, 6-11pm
WHERE: Kensico Dam, 1 Bronx River Parkway, Valhala, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: The Secret Life of Pets will be shown at dusk. Bring blankets and chairs for seating.
WANT TO GO? 914-328-1542. pparks.westchestergov.com/kensico-dam-plaza.

Read the Book/See the Movie: 'The Lorax' FREE
WHEN: Monday, Jul. 10, 6pm
WHERE: Chappaqua Library, 19 S. Greeley Ave., Chappaqua, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Read The Lorax, then see the movie and eat pizza.
WANT TO GO? 914-238-4779. chappaqualibrary.org.

'Oddball'
WHEN: Saturday, Jul. 15, 12pm
WHERE: Jacob Burns Film Center, 364 Manville Road, Pleasantville, NY
AGES: 5-12
WHAT: Off the coast of Australia, Middle Island is home to a colony of fairy penguins who are under threat from hungry foxes. With help from his granddaughter, Olivia, an eccentric chicken farmer hatches a plan to save the penguins and it’s up to their mischievous, fluffy sheepdog Oddball to save the day. Family activities follow the screening.
WANT TO GO? $13; $7.50 for children 13 and younger. 914.773.7663. burnsfilmcenter.org.

Mary Poppins
WHEN: Tuesday, Jul. 18, 4pm + 7:30pm
WHERE: The Emelin Theatre, 153 Library Lane, Mamaroneck, New York
AGES: 3 and older
WHAT: In turn of the century London, a magical nanny employs music and adventure to help two neglected children become closer to their father.Family Films every Tuesday from July 11 to August 8. All tickets $8. 
WANT TO GO? $8. 914-698-0098. emelin.org/mary-poppins/.

Family Film FREE
WHEN: Friday, Jul. 21, 3pm
WHERE: Chappaqua Library, 19 S. Greeley Ave., Chappaqua, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Watch a movie and enjoy an animal singing competition.
WANT TO GO? 914-238-4779. chappaqualibrary.org.

'Zootopia'
WHEN: Wednesday, Jul. 26, 7-10pm
WHERE: Saxon Woods Park, 1800 Mamaroneck Ave., White Plains, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Enjoy an evening swim and a great family movie. Bring your own picnic.
WANT TO GO? $5; free for children younger than 5. 914-995-4880. nynjtc.org/park/saxon-woods-park.

Peekskill Film Festival
WHEN: Jul. 28 - 30, Friday, 8-11pm; Saturday, 7-11pm; Sunday, 12-7pm
WHERE: Paramount Hudson Valley Theater, 1008 Brown St., Peekskill, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: The Peekskill Film Festival screens a first-rate mix of features, shorts, documentaries, animation, and more. As well as screening the best and brightest in indie film, the PFF hosts workshops with artists and filmmakers, parties, panel discussions, and an entire day dedicated to student film and animation.
WANT TO GO? $10-$12; $30 weekend pass. 914-739-0039. paramounthudsonvalley.com.

Read the Book/See the Movie: 'The BFG' FREE
WHEN: Monday, Jul. 31, 6pm
WHERE: Chappaqua Library, 19 S. Greeley Ave., Chappaqua, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Read The BFG, then see the movie and eat pizza.
WANT TO GO? 914-238-4779. chappaqualibrary.org.

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