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Arts and Crafts Activities for Kids in Westchester in March

Arts and Crafts Activities for Kids in Westchester in March

This March, take your kids who love arts and crafts to these local, creative activities in Westchester.

Comic Book Club FREE
WHEN: Feb. 1 - Jun. 7, First Friday of Month 4pm-5:30pm
WHERE: White Plains Public Library, 100 Martine Ave., White Plains, NY
AGES: 13-17
WHAT: Discuss new titles and learn drawing and sketching techniques from a local artist. 
WANT TO GO? 914-422-1476. whiteplainslibrary.org.

First Saturday Art Workshop: Collages with Michael Albert
WHEN: Saturday, Mar. 2, 10am-3pm
WHERE: Westchester Children's Museum, 100 Playland Parkway, Rye, NY
AGES: 3-17
WHAT: Drop in for a hands-on art workshop led by Pop Artist Michael Albert.
WANT TO GO? FREE with museum admission. 914-421-5050. http://discoverwcm.org.

Origami FREE
WHEN: Saturday, Mar. 2, 1-3pm
WHERE: Mount Kisco Library, 100 E. Main St., Mount Kisco, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Join Westchester Origami Workers to share models and techniques. 
WANT TO GO? 914-666-8041. mountkiscolibrary.org.

Family Art Project: Mapping Histories Through Seeds, Beans and Grains
WHEN: Mar. 2 - 3, 10am-1pm
WHERE: Wave Hill, West 249th Street and Independence Avenue, Bronx, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Make a mosaic with beans and grains, and consider the connection between food, art, and family history.
WANT TO GO? $10; $6 students and seniors ages 65 and older; $4 children ages 6-18; free for members; free before noon . 718-549-3200. wavehill.org.

Saturday Art Projects for Families: Custom Sneakers
WHEN: Saturday, Mar. 2, 10am-12pm
WHERE: Westchester Community College Center for the Arts, 196 Central Ave., White Plains, NY
AGES: 5 and older
WHAT: Jazz up an old pair of your sneakers.
WANT TO GO? $43.25 registration fee per one parent and child; $13.25 additional siblings/parents. 914-606-7500. sunywcc.edu/arts.

Marbled Paper Art
WHEN: Monday, Mar. 4, 4pm-4:30pm
WHERE: Lil Chameleon, 29 Elm St, 1st Floor, Tuckahoe, NY
AGES: 3-8
WHAT: Swirl and twirl to make a custom marbled paint mixture.
WANT TO GO? $20 per child. 914-346-5148. LilChameleon.com.

Everybody Can Be a Superhero Paint 3D Event: 'Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse' Edition FREE
WHEN: Mar. 4 - 26, Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday, 4-6pm
WHERE: Microsoft Store in Westchester Mall, 125 Westchester Ave., White Plains, NY
AGES: 5-17
WHAT: Create and share digital art with the Fresh Paint app that expresses the idea that everybody can be a superhero.
WANT TO GO? 914-323-2150. microsoft.com.

Mardi Gras Masks
WHEN: Tuesday, Mar. 5, 4pm-4:30pm
WHERE: Lil Chameleon, 29 Elm St, 1st Floor, Tuckahoe, NY
AGES: 3-5
WHAT: Feathers, gems, and a personalized mask. Let's celebrate Mardi Gras!
WANT TO GO? $20 per child. 914-346-5148. LilChameleon.com.

Earring Making with Joan Lloyd FREE
WHEN: Tuesday, Mar. 5, 4-5:30pm
WHERE: Mount Kisco Library, 100 E. Main St., Mount Kisco, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: For every pair of earrings you make, you can make another pair that will be donated to a battered women's shelter.
WANT TO GO? 914-666-8041. mountkiscolibrary.org.

A Creative Moment FREE
WHEN: Mar. 7 - 28, Thursdays, 6-8pm
WHERE: Ruth Keeler Memorial Library, 276 Titicus Road, North Salem, NY
AGES: 9-17
WHAT: Bring your own projects or open one of the library's ART Boxes for an easy, self-directed project.
WANT TO GO? 914-669-5161. ruthkeelermemoriallibrary.org.

DIY Lion and Lamb Puppet FREE
WHEN: Friday, Mar. 8, 2:30-3:30pm
WHERE: Mount Kisco Library, 100 E. Main St., Mount Kisco, NY
AGES: 5-12
WHAT: Create a lion and lamb puppet because March comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb.
WANT TO GO? 914-666-8041. mountkiscolibrary.org.

Personalize Pokemon Cards by Michelle Trommer FREE
WHEN: Saturday, Mar. 9, 10am-12pm
WHERE: Blue Door Art Center, 13 Riverdale Ave., Yonkers, NY
AGES: 5-17
WHAT: Create a personalized Pokemon Card.
WANT TO GO? 914-375-5100. bluedoorartcenter.org.

Family Art Class: Collage the Moon
WHEN: Saturday, Mar. 9, 1:30-3pm
WHERE: Hudson River Museum, 511 Warburton Ave., Yonkers, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Use collage materials to create an imaginary moon.
WANT TO GO? $7; $5 veterans, seniors, and students; $4 youth ages 3-18; free admission for children younger than 3. 914-963-4550. hrm.org.

Family Bird House Building Workshop
WHEN: Saturday, Mar. 9, 1pm-3pm
WHERE: Audubon Center in Greenwich, 613 Riversville Road, Greenwich, Connecticut
AGES: 5 and older
WHAT: Learn how to host House Wrens, Chickadees and other birds in your own yard by building them a nestbox.
WANT TO GO? $5 members; $8 non-members; additional fee for nest kits. 20-393-01353. greenwich.audubon.org.

Winter Workspace Art Workshop: Eco Prints
WHEN: Sunday, Mar. 10, 10am-1pm
WHERE: Wave Hill, West 249th Street and Independence Avenue, Bronx, NY
AGES: 9 and older
WHAT: Learn about dyeing and printing and explore eco dyes and cyanotype.
WANT TO GO? $55. 7185493200. wavehill.org.

Teen Tuesdays- Build Your Family FREE
WHEN: Tuesday, Mar. 12, 4:30-6pm
WHERE: ArtsWestchester Gallery, 31 Mamaroneck Ave., White Plains, New York
AGES: 9-17
WHAT: Work in collage and cut paper to create a model of your family.
WANT TO GO? 855-886-7372. taconicopera.org.

Open Studio for Kids
WHEN: Thursday, Mar. 14, 3:30-4:45pm
WHERE: Neuberger Museum, 735 Anderson Hill Road, Purchase, NY
AGES: 5-12
WHAT: Make art inspired by the landscapes of Georgia O’Keeffe.
WANT TO GO? $15; free for household members. 914-251-6100. neuberger.org.

Learn To Use Acrylic Paint by Zafiro Acevedo FREE
WHEN: Saturday, Mar. 16, 10am-12pm
WHERE: Blue Door Art Center, 13 Riverdale Ave., Yonkers, NY
AGES: 5-17
WHAT: Come learn the bascis of acrylic painting. 
WANT TO GO? 914-375-5100. bluedoorartcenter.org.

Saturday Art Project for Families: Dog Painting
WHEN: Saturday, Mar. 16, 10am-12pm
WHERE: Westchester Community College Center for the Arts, 196 Central Ave., White Plains, NY
AGES: 5-12
WHAT: Create a cartoon painting of man’s best friend using acrylic paints.
WANT TO GO? $43.25 registration fee per one parent and child; $13.25 additional siblings/parents. 914-606-7500. sunywcc.edu/arts.

Unicorn Sun Catchers
WHEN: Monday, Mar. 18, 4pm
WHERE: Lil Chameleon, 29 Elm St, Tuckahoe, NY
AGES: 3-5
WHAT: Select your favorite unicorn shape then paint your magical unicorn with glitter sun catcher paint.
WANT TO GO? $10. 914-346-5148. LilChameleon.com.

DIY Spring Cork Picture FREE
WHEN: Monday, Mar. 18, 4:30-5:30pm
WHERE: Mount Kisco Library, 100 E. Main St., Mount Kisco, NY
AGES: 5-12
WHAT: Create a hyacinth flower using cork and paint.
WANT TO GO? 914-666-8041. mountkiscolibrary.org.

Bow Tie Butterflies
WHEN: Tuesday, Mar. 19, 4pm
WHERE: Lil Chameleon, 29 Elm St, Tuckahoe, NY
AGES: 3-5
WHAT: Make a grass garden with butterflies that flit and flutter.
WANT TO GO? $15. 914-346-5148. LilChameleon.com.

DIY Rainbow Craft FREE
WHEN: Wednesday, Mar. 20, 4:30-5:30pm
WHERE: Mount Kisco Library, 100 E. Main St., Mount Kisco, NY
AGES: 3-12
WHAT: Welcome spring by creating a colorful rainbow using cotton, buttons, and other materials.
WANT TO GO? 914-666-8041. mountkiscolibrary.org.

Knit a Scarf with Benny FREE
WHEN: Mar. 21 - 28, Thursdays, 3:30-4:30pm
WHERE: Chappaqua Library, 195 S. Greeley Ave., Chappaqua, NY
AGES: 9-17
WHAT: Learn how to knit a scarf!
WANT TO GO? 914-332-0133. chappaqualibrary.org.

Teen Thursdays- Illustrating Stories FREE
WHEN: Thursday, Mar. 21, 4:30-6pm
WHERE: ArtsWestchester Gallery, 31 Mamaroneck Ave., White Plains, New York
AGES: 9-17
WHAT: Learn illustration and storytelling then create a storyboard showcasing your family.
WANT TO GO? 855-886-7372. taconicopera.org.

Woodworking Workshop: Garden Stool/Toolbox
WHEN: Saturday, Mar. 23, 9:30am-4pm
WHERE: Wave Hill, West 249th Street and Independence Avenue, Bronx, NY
AGES: 9 and older
WHAT: Assemble a multipurpose stool.
WANT TO GO? $55; Wave Hill members save 10%. 7185493200. wavehill.org.

Family Art Project: Design a Re-Wilding Device
WHEN: Mar. 23 - 24, 10am-1pm
WHERE: Wave Hill, West 249th Street and Independence Avenue, Bronx, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Using a mixture of soil, clay, and local wildflower seeds, create sculptures that plant flowers.
WANT TO GO? $10; $6 students and seniors 65 and older; $4 children ages 6-18; free for members; free before noon . 7185493200. wavehill.org.

Free Art Expression by Kima Acevedo FREE
WHEN: Saturday, Mar. 23, 10am-12pm
WHERE: Blue Door Art Center, 13 Riverdale Ave., Yonkers, NY
AGES: 5-17
WHAT: Make musical instruments in a workshop with recycled materials.
WANT TO GO? 914-375-5100. bluedoorartcenter.org.

Workshop: Polymer Clay Unicorn
WHEN: Saturday, Mar. 23, ages 5-8, 2-3pm; ages 9-12, 3-4pm
WHERE: The Rye Arts Center, 51 Milton Road, Rye, NY
AGES: 5-12
WHAT: Students make a unicorn by transforming balls, coils, and cones of polymer clay.
WANT TO GO? $20; RAC members receive up to 15% off. 914-967-0700. ryeartscenter.org.

Catherine Violet Hubbard Foundation Sunday at the Sanctuary - Stone Walls for Wildlife FREE
WHEN: Sunday, Mar. 24, 12-3pm
WHERE: Frasier Woods Montessori School, 173 S. Main St., Newtown, Connecticut
AGES: All
WHAT: Learn how to build a stone wall habitat and find out why these structures are important to the survival of so many species.
WANT TO GO? 866-620-8640. cvhfoundation.org.

Trash to Treasure FREE
WHEN: Tuesday, Mar. 26, 4-5pm
WHERE: The Field Library, 4 Nelson Ave., Peekskill, NY
AGES: 5-12
WHAT: Make a fun craft using recycled materials.
WANT TO GO? 914-737-0847. fieldkids.wordpress.com.

DIY Ribbon Wand FREE
WHEN: Wednesday, Mar. 27, 4:30-5:30pm
WHERE: Mount Kisco Library, 100 E. Main St., Mount Kisco, NY
AGES: 3-12
WHAT: Create a colorful ribbon wand to dance with this spring.
WANT TO GO? 914-666-8041. mountkiscolibrary.org.

Symmetry Painting
WHEN: Wednesday, Mar. 27, 9:45AM
WHERE: Lil Chameleon, 29 Elm St, Tuckahoe, NY
AGES: 3-5
WHAT: Discuss and learn about colors while making art. 
WANT TO GO? $20. 914-346-5148. LilChameleon.com.

Fun with Toys & Coloring FREE
WHEN: Friday, Mar. 29, 11am
WHERE: The Field Library, 4 Nelson Ave., Peekskill, NY
AGES: 3-12
WHAT: A program of coloring and free play with lots of fun toys.
WANT TO GO? 914-737-0847. fieldkids.wordress.com.

Gardening Workshop: Terrariums
WHEN: Saturday, Mar. 30, 1pm
WHERE: Wave Hill, West 249th Street and Independence Avenue, Bronx, NY
AGES: 5 and older
WHAT: Design and plant a miniature landscape of diminutive plants in a glass container.
WANT TO GO? $50; Wave Hill members save 10%. 7185493200. wavehill.org.

Stamp Art with Morny Villanueva FREE
WHEN: Saturday, Mar. 30, 10am-12pm
WHERE: Blue Door Art Center, 13 Riverdale Ave., Yonkers, NY
AGES: 5-12
WHAT: Make stamp art!
WANT TO GO? 914-375-5100. bluedoorartcenter.org.

Saturday Art Projects for Families: No Sew T-Shirt Tote Bag
WHEN: Saturday, Mar. 30, 10am-12pm
WHERE: Westchester Community College Center for the Arts, 196 Central Ave., White Plains, NY
AGES: 5 and older
WHAT: Transform an ordinary T-shirt into a tote bag.
WANT TO GO? $43.25 per one parent and child; $13.25 additional siblings/parents. 914-606-7500. sunywcc.edu/arts.

DIY Catapult Launcher FREE
WHEN: Saturday, Mar. 30, 2-3pm
WHERE: Mount Kisco Library, 100 E. Main St., Mount Kisco, NY
AGES: 5-12
WHAT: Design a catapult out of sticks, marshmallows, and other materials then test them out.
WANT TO GO? 914-666-8041. mountkiscolibrary.org.

Spring Open House at KAC FREE
WHEN: Sunday, Mar. 31, 1:30-3:30pm
WHERE: Katonah Museum of Art, 134 Jay St., Route 22, Katonah, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Create art and meet the instructors. Light refreshments will be served.
WANT TO GO? 914-232-9555. katonahmuseum.org.

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