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Top Events for Families in Westchester in March

Top Events for Families in Westchester in March

Our calendar editors have hand-picked the best family events and activities happening in Westchester in March.

Dr. Seuss Day FREE
WHEN: Saturday, Mar. 2, 2pm
WHERE: Jefferson Valley Mall, 650 Lee Blvd., Yorktown Heights, NY
WHAT: Enjoy a Dr. Seuss-themed story time, crafts stations, and giveaways.
WHY WE LOVE IT: Find the Cat in the Hat wandering around and snap a family pic with the costumed character!
WANT TO GO? 914-245-4688. jeffersonvalleymall.com.

Maple Sugaring Party
WHEN: Sunday, Mar. 3, 11am-3pm
WHERE: Greenburgh Nature Center, 99 Dromore Road, Scarsdale, NY
WHAT: Tap into the sweet tradition of maple sugaring!
WHY WE LOVE IT: Featured events include sap collection demonstrations, porridge making, maple crafts, and treats.
WANT TO GO? $5 for members; $10 for non-members; $8 for members day of event; $15 for non-members day of event . 914-723-3470. greenburghnaturecenter.org.

Nature Program: The Tortoise and the Hare
WHEN: Saturday, Mar. 9, 11am-12pm
WHERE: Teatown Lake Reservation, 1600 Spring Valley Road, Ossining, NY
WHAT: Meet a fleet-footed rabbit and tortoise while exploring their abilities.
WHY WE LOVE IT: Learn all about the science behind the fable and the role persistence plays in nature.
WANT TO GO? $8 non-members; free for members. 914-762-2912 . teatown.org/events/the-tortoise-and-the-hare/.

Family Art Project: Patch it Up—Nature Heals
WHEN: Mar. 9 - 10, 10am–1pm
WHERE: Wave Hill, West 249th Street and Independence Avenue, Bronx, NY
WHAT: Create patches for your clothes by making stamps from upcycled styrofoam.
WHY WE LOVE IT: Families will discover how the forest heals itself, why starfish regenerate limbs, and when trees pump sugar to their sick woody-neighbors.
WANT TO GO? $10; $6 students and seniors ages 65 and older; $4 children 6-18; free for members; free before noon . 7185493200. wavehill.org.

Together In Music Family Concert
WHEN: Saturday, Mar. 9, 4pm
WHERE: Chappaqua Performing Arts Center, 480 Bedford Road, Chappaqua, NY
AGES: 3 and older
WHAT: This family concert spotlights the special needs community playing with the orchestra. Support for those with sensory sensitivities will be provided and a chill-out room will be available.
WHY WE LOVE IT: Hang out after the concert for an instrument petting zoo!
WANT TO GO? $25; $15 ages 4-15 and lap kids free. 845-842-0010. chappaquaorchestra.org.

Northern Westchester- Putnam 43rd Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade FREE
WHEN: Sunday, Mar. 10, 1:30pm; 2pm kick off for marching
WHERE: Mahopac Volunteer Fire Department, 741 US Route 6, Corner of Route 6 and Croton Falls Road, Mahopac, NY
WHAT: Celebrate Irish culture, heritage, and pride in the company of bands, clubs, patriotic groups, and Irish dancers.
WHY WE LOVE IT: It's the third largest St. Patrick's Day Parade in New York state.
WANT TO GO? saintpatricksdayparade.net.

Peter Pan & Friends On Ice
WHEN: Sunday, Mar. 10, 3pm
WHERE: Academic Arts Theatre- Hankin Academic Arts Building, 75 Grasslands Road, Valhalla, NY
WHAT: Help Peter and friends bring the glow back to Neverland in this musical.
WHY WE LOVE IT: The show promises big flips, jumps, and skating tricks!
WANT TO GO? $30 general admission; $28 non-Westchester Community College students/seniors/staff; $24 children younger than 13. 914-606-6262. sunywcc.edu/smartarts.

Women's History Month FREE
WHEN: Monday, Mar. 11, 3:30-5:30pm
WHERE: Mount Kisco Library, 100 E. Main St., Mount Kisco, NY
AGES: 9-17
WHAT: Write a thank you note to a woman who inspires you or a woman you would like to meet one day and then watch the documentary Girl Rising.
WHY WE LOVE IT: It's a great way to inspire the next generation of strong women.
WANT TO GO? 914-666-8041. mountkiscolibrary.org.

Disney Junior Dance Party On Tour
WHEN: Sunday, Mar. 17, 3pm
WHERE: New Jersey Performing Arts Center, 1 Center St., Newark, NJ
AGES: Newborn-5
WHAT: Sing and dance with Disney Junior's greatest hits at this interactive, live concert experience. Mickey, Minnie, Goofy, Elena of Avalor, Sofia the First, Doc McStuffins, and Puppy Dog Pals will be there.
WHY WE LOVE IT: Audiences will also experience magical on-screen moments with Muppet Babies and the Lion Guard.
WANT TO GO? $19 and up. 800-466-5722. njpac.org.

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