Today's Family & Kids Activities in Rockland-Oct 13

Whatever you're looking to do with your family and kids-libraries, festivals, museums, arts & crafts-you'll find it in today's list of fun and educational activities for families and kids in Rockland. Check out the NY Metro Parents' calendar for upcoming events!

Nyack Street Fair - Downtown Nyack
October 13, 2019 - Nyack

This exciting event is a great way to spend a fall day shopping amongst the 340 exhibitors from five states lining downtown. The fair features booths bursting with arts and crafts, a great selection of retail items, collectibles, home décor, and commercial vendors. The whole family will have fun shopping at this unique street fair. The kid’s will be entertained at the “Kid’s Zone” showing a variety of inflatables set up by “A Total Jump” in the Main Street parking lot. To top it off all types of delicious festival foods will be available as well Nyack’s restaurants and outdoor cafes offering “Fair Specials”.   Musician “Ritchie G” will be performing 1960’s thru today, rock, pop and county all day in the gazebo located on Main Street.  This family fun day promises to have “Something for Everyone”.  The fair is sponsored by ACADA of Nyack and promoted by P.J.’s Promotions. This free event is held rain or shine.  No pets please.

Skylands Manor Tours - New Jersey Botanical Garden
October 13, 2019 - Ringwood

NJBG volunteer docents lead visitors on a tour of the architecture and history of Skylands Manor.

Children & Families: Sail Sculptures - Storm King Art Center
October 13, 2019 - Mountainville

Collaborate with Freestyle Arts Association and construct giant sails out of colored fabric that catch the wind and billow and flap into lively, living sculptures.

Yorktown Festival & Street Fair - Jack Devito Veterans Memorial Field
October 13, 2019 - Yorktown Heights

Bring the whole family to the 11th annual Yorktown Festival & Street Fair for a day of food, music, exhibitors, family fun, and more! There are many new attractions to this year's festival that include headlined bands, food trucks, and a new beer garden that you don't want to miss.

Do you have a constant craving or love for burgers? Join the White Castle Eating contest to show your loyalty. If you're coming with your four-legged friends, enter the Dog Costume Parade for prizes, and visit the Photo Booth! If you want to show off your talent, you can register to enter the open mic! There will also be rides for the kids, musical performances, demonstrations from local dance schools, and showcases of both new and classic cars.

A Taste Of History! - Museum Village
Through October 13, 2019 - Monroe

Visit Museum Village and taste delicious corn-cakes made right on the hearth during Columbus Day Weekend! Buildings will be open with costumed interpreters ready to give demonstrations. So come out and take a step back in time and see how people lived and worked in the 19th Century!

Fall Festival - Sugar Loaf Chamber of Commerce
Through October 14, 2019 - Sugar Loaf

Spend Columbus Day Weekend at the Sugar Loaf Fall Festival featuring local shops, visiting arts and crafts artisans, food, Kid Zone, live music and more. 

Family Movie - Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library, Village Branch
Through October 14, 2019 - Haverstraw

Join the library for a fun family movie! For ages 4-12. 

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5th Annual Harvest Festival - SOUKUP FARMS
Through October 20, 2019 - DOVER PLAINS

Enjoy a long hayride to the PYO pumpkin patch. Climb the hay pyramid, get lost in the hay-maze, and play games around the barn and upper lawn.  Don't forget to pick up some lunch from J.S.K Cattle Co.

BEAR MOUNTAIN OKTOBERFEST - Anthony Wayne Recreation Area
Through October 20, 2019 - Bear Mountain

Enjoy four party wagons with 16 taps each, mobile food carts, live music, and more. 

Zumbini with Flo - Haverstraw King’s Daughters Public Library, Main Library
Through October 24, 2019 - Garnerville

The Zumbini program combines music, dance, and educational tools for 45 minutes of can't-stop, won't-stop bonding, learning, and fun! For children 4 years old and younger. Registration is open September 1 for HKDPL district residents only.

Playtime Storytime - Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library, Main Library
Through October 25, 2019 - Garnerville

Friday Fun - Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library, Village Branch
Through October 25, 2019 - Haverstraw

Friday Fun at the Village! Different programs every week: Builder's Club, games, 3-D fun with 3-D pens, PS4, Code Club, Science Squad! Check in-house calendars for more information! For ages 5 - 13. 

Children's Day - Headless Horseman Hayrides and Haunted Houses
Through October 26, 2019 - Ulster Park

On Children's Day, the park tones down its scare level, offering daytime hayrides with friendly storytellers telling scary tales. Walk through the new Magic Moon Maze, haunted gardens, play fun country games, face painting, and see a stage show, making this the perfect outing for families with young children.

Builders Club - Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library, Main Library
Through October 28, 2019 - Garnerville

Have fun with LEGOs, marble runs, magic nuudles, littleBits, K'nex, and more! 

Tales & Tunes - Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library, Main Library
Through October 29, 2019 - Garnerville

For walkers younger than 36 mos. old and their adults. Stories, fingerplays, songs & bubbles! Registration begins September 16, 2019 for HKDPL district residents and September 27, 2019 for everyone else. Parent/Caregiver participation required.

Gaming Hour - Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library, Village Branch
Through October 29, 2019 - Haverstraw

Play the Nintendo Switch and the PS4 on the big screen! For ages 6 - 13. 

Family Storytime - Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library, Main Library
Through October 29, 2019 - Garnerville

Stories, songs, puppets, and more! Registration begins September 16, 2019 for HKDPL district residents and September 27, 2019 for everyone else. For ages 3-5.

Stories & Craft - Haverstraw King’s Daughters Public Library, Main Library
Through October 30, 2019 - Garnerville

Stories, crafts, and more! Ages 3-5. Registration begins September 16, 2019 for HKDPL district residents and September 27, 2019 for everyone else.