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    Arts & Crafts Activities In and Around North Rockland

    Art Show Station
    10/10/18 5-7pm
    Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library, Main Library
    Garnerville Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween

    Free -

    Get ready for November's Junior Art Show! Create a masterpiece in the maker-space pop-up art station! 


    Classes for Kids In and Around North Rockland

    Kids Arts & Crafts Lab
    January 03, 2018 - December 26, 2018 Wednesdays, 3:30-4:30pm
    Croton Free Library
    Croton-on-Hudson Pre-school & younger, Young elementary

    Free -

    Join Sukey Molloy for a special hour of movement, play, and song created specifically for toddlers and preschoolers with their parents. Parents will learn important terms, tools, and insights while engaging in play and song. The event features 45 minutes of interactive educational music and ...Read more...

    Classes for Parents In and Around North Rockland

    Weekly Drop-In at Rockland Baby Café
    March 25, 2017 - January 31, 2023 Tuesdays, 10:30am-12:30pm
    Rockland Baby Café
    Spring Valley BAB, Adult

    Free - Lower Hudson Valley Perinatal Network and the Rockland County Department of Health are pleased to have opened the 1st drop-in Baby Café in the NY Metro area. Open every Tuesday 10:30am - 12:30pm Drop-in to get-together to: *Meet and talk to new moms *Learn how to make breastfeeding easier *...Read more...

    Fairs/Festivals In and Around North Rockland

    September 22, 2018 - October 28, 2018 daily, 12-6pm
    Anthony Wayne Recreation Area in Harriman State Park
    Bear Mountain All Ages

    $10 parking -

    Enjoy tons of German food and beer, entertainment, craft vendors, and more, with bands playing daily from 12:30 to 5:30pm.


    2018 Fall Foliage Festival
    10/27/18 9am-3pm
    Downtown Highland Falls
    Highland Falls All Ages

    Free -

    Family Fun! Over 100 vendors, music, street entertainment, and more!


    New City Street Festival
    09/30/18 10am-5pm
    New City Business District
    New City All Ages

    free admission -

    A great day of fun, food, vendors, live music, kids activities, and more!


    Fall Festival
    09/22/18 2pm-6pm
    Palaia Winery
    Highland Mills All Ages

    $10 -

    Celebrate the fall harvest at a scenic vineyard to the sounds of “The Peach Project,” an Allman Brothers Tribute Band. Family-friendly activities include pumpkin picking, wagon rides, pumpkin painting, pumpkin bowling, and bounce slides. Hot cider, mulled wine, beer, food, and more wi...Read more...

    Farmers' Market at the Village of Haverstraw
    May 20, 2018 - October 28, 2018 Sundays, 9am-1pm
    Village Hall
    Haverstraw All Ages

    Free -

    Support local businesses and community with fresh produce, jams, spices, and more!


    Community Garage Sale
    09/22/18 9am-4pm
    West Nyack Library
    West Nyack All Ages

    Free -

    Community Garage sale for the West Nyack Library.


    Fundraisers In and Around North Rockland

    St. Margaret School Color Run 2018
    09/29/18 8:15am -11am
    Albertus Magnus High School
    Bardonia All Ages

    $30 Registration fee; free for children under 3; donations appreciated -

    The 2018 Saint Margaret School Color Run/Walk will take place at Albertus Magnus High School. Throughout the course, there will be several color stations. At each station, participants will be covered in color to make it fun and colorful!!! Walk or run, whichever you are comfortable with, ju...Read more...

    Out of the Darkness Community Walk
    09/22/18 10am
    Rockland Lake State Park-The Pavilon
    Valley Cottage All Ages

    Free -

    Walk to fight suicide and raise awareness about mental health. Proceeds benefit the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. Register or DONATE today at


    Halloween Activities In and Around North Rockland

    Halloween Festival
    10/20/18 11am
    Congers Lake Memorial Park
    Congers BAB, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween

    Free -

    Hayride, costume judging, bouncy house and more. Rain Date: Oct. 27. For children up to 10 years.


    The Creepy Caboose
    October 27, 2018 - October 28, 2018 10am-3pm
    Haverstraw Information & Tourism Center
    Haverstraw All Ages

    $10 includes map & goodie bag; $20 includes map, goodie bag and photos. -

    Get your map and stop at local businesses for Trick-or-Treating through Haunted Haverstraw. Receive a goodie bag with a few treats to start you off. In addition,  enjoy photos inside the Creepy Caboose, pumpkin painting, games, raffles, vendors, and more.


    The Great Jack O'Lantern Blaze
    September 28, 2018 - November 24, 2018 see website for times
    Van Cortlandt Manor
    Croton-on-Hudson All Ages

    $22-$27; $16-$20 children ages 3-17; free for children younger than 3 - Come gawk at more jack o'lanterns than ever before. Tens of thousands of visitors experienced last year’s Blaze®, which was sold out every night! Complete with sound effects, elaborate synchronized lighting and an all-original soundtrack by recording artist Richard Christy, this not-to-be-missed spe...Read more...

    Historical/Cultural Activities In and Around North Rockland

    Colonial Soap Making
    10/27/18 10am-3pm
    Fort Montgomery State Historic Site
    Fort Montgomery All Ages

    Free -

    Discover how the colonists made soap out of nothing more than wood ash and fat! Family Friendly.


    Holiday Activities In and Around North Rockland

    jkids Jewish Holiday Program
    October 21, 2018 - June 23, 2019 Sundays, 10-11:15am
    First Hebrew Congregation
    Peekskill Pre-school & younger

    Free -

    jkids is a Jewish Holiday Program for kids ages 2-5 with their grown ups (interfaith families welcomed) one Sunday a month at FHC in Peekskill. Refreshments served. Families will connect and kids will have peer groups.


    Miscellaneous Activities In and Around North Rockland

    Rocket Launch
    09/22/18 3pm-5pm
    Weldler Park
    Monsey All Ages

    Free -

    Free family fun with a blast! Bring your own low-powered rockets (A – D motors) to launch or just come to watch. Beginners and advanced rocketeers are welcome. Launches are scheduled form 4pm to 6pm on various Saturday afternoons from April to November.


    Nature/Outdoors Activities In and Around North Rockland

    Mr. Lunetta Explorer Bag Walk
    10/02/18 4:30-6pm
    Hendrick Hudson Free Library
    Montrose All Ages

    Free -

    Explore the grounds of the Hendrick Hudson Free Library with naturalist Eric Stone using a Mr. Lunetta's Explorer Bag, a backpack full of nature study tools that you can check out from local libraries. Learn simple ways to observe and explore nature. Registration required. 


    Shows In and Around North Rockland

    Paramount Hudson Valley Theater
    10/21/18 7-9pm
    Arlo Guthrie “Alice’s Restaurant” Back By Popular Demand Tour
    Peekskill All Ages

    $57.20 and up -

    When legendary folk music icon Arlo Guthrie took to the road to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of his seminal song “Alice’s Restaurant Massacree,” he was incredibly moved by the feedback from enthusiastic fans. Alice’s Restaurant- Back By Popular Demand Tour will coincide ...Read more...

    Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes
    10/12/18 8pm
    Paramount Hudson Valley Theater
    Peekskill All Ages

    $35 and up -

    Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes first achieved prominence in the mid-1970s, emerging from the same New Jersey Shore music scene as his now legendary contemporary and friend Bruce Springsteen. With their classic blend of hard-core R&B and street-level rock, molten grooves, soulful g...Read more...

    News from North Rockland

    North Rockland Schools to Re-Evaluate Homework Policy
    6/6/2018 - North Rockland Central School District schools are looking into changing their homework policies for the 2019-2020 school year. The potential for North Rockland schools to not have homework anymore is the result of a petition created by two fifth-graders at Farley Elementary in Stony Point.

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