Today's Family & Kids Activities in Westchester-Aug 11

There's so much to do in Westchester! Take a look below at today's events. Whether your child is a fan of animals, art, museums, or the great outdoors, we've got something for your family. Looking ahead to the weekend or some vacation time? Check out the NY Metro Parents' calendar!!

Fairy House Workshop - Muscoot Farm
August 11, 2018 - Katonah

Enjoy a kid-friendly scavenger hunt to celebrate Halloween. Costumes are encouraged.

Family Concert: Hopalong Andrew - Warner Library
August 11, 2018 - Tarrytown

Coming up from Brooklyn, NY, Andrew’s cowboy songs about city life are infectious fun. Join in for great music and dancing.

Doughboys: American Soldiers in the First World War - St. Paul's Church National Historic Site
August 11, 2018 - Mount Vernon

This educational presentation explores the American military experience in World War I, including the role of several soldiers buried at St. Paul’s, to commemorate the centennial of American participation in the Great War.

Family Art Project: Be a Bee - Wave Hill
Through August 12, 2018 - Bronx

Hear about the folklore surrounding two wonderfully mysterious and enchanting creatures, the owl and the coyote. Learn about these local animals and their habits and special attributes. Then create a fanciful, wintery tableau of simple, paper puppets and shadowy scenes that capture your own make-believe owl and coyote mythology.

In The Shop: HoneyGramz Honey Tasting - Wave Hill
Through August 12, 2018 - Bronx

Hear about the folklore surrounding two wonderfully mysterious and enchanting creatures, the owl and the coyote. Learn about these local animals and their habits and special attributes. Then create a fanciful, wintery tableau of simple, paper puppets and shadowy scenes that capture your own make-believe owl and coyote mythology.

Family Overnight Campout - Greenburgh Nature Center
Through August 12, 2018 - Scarsdale

Bring your own tent and sleeping bag, then enjoy an evening barbecue and an exploration of the moonlit trails with a naturalist in search of various night creatures. Cap off the night with s’mores by the fire.

Westchester Sandbox Theatre Presents Green Day's 'American Idiot' - Bendheim Performing Arts Center at JCC Mid-Westchester
Through August 12, 2018 - Scarsdale

This summer, Pail and Shovel Productions / Westchester Sandbox Theatre presents Green Day's AMERICAN IDIOT. A rallying cry for 21st-century American youth, this Rock Opera examines the boundaries and diverging voices of love and rage, patriotism and anarchy, and the personal vs. the political. This Tony award-winning musical with Grammy Award-winning music explodes onto the stage as a high-octane exploration of what it means to be young and different in suburban America.

A Farmer's Life - The Stamford Museum & Nature Center
Through August 14, 2018 - Stamford

Discover the life on Heckscher Farm by taking a peek at some of the different chores that have to be done throughout the year. You might milk the goats, wash and card some wool, create enrichment items for an animal, walk a donkey, or more.

Foodie Fridays - Cross County Shopping Center
Through August 17, 2018 - Yonkers

Enjoy some of the tastiest food truck cuisine favorites along with samples from Cross County Shopping Center eateries. While tasting yummy bites, shoppers will listen to the tunes of 95.5FM DJ Mike Allan.

A portion of the food truck sale proceeds will benefit Feeding Westchester, the leading hunger-relief organization in Westchester County, which supports over 300 front-line hunger relief programs. 

Family Fiesta with Flor - The Field Library
Through August 18, 2018 - Peekskill

A fun bilingual (English/Spanish) music program designed for the whole family. Flor teaches Spanish through music, movement, and puppetry.

Farmers Market - Muscoot Farm
Through August 25, 2018 - Katonah

Enjoy a kid-friendly scavenger hunt to celebrate Halloween. Costumes are encouraged.

Riverama Rubbings - Hudson River Museum
Through August 26, 2018 - Yonkers

Learn how to build bird kites from construction paper and twine, and make tissue-paper stained glass windows in the shape of kites. Participate in kite contests led by Kites in Motion throughout the day, as well as an outdoor scavenger hunt, with prizes. 

Free general admission all weekend in celebration of Yonkers Arts Weekend.

Family Gallery Tour - Bruce Museum
Through August 26, 2018 - Greenwich

The Bruce Museum hosts gallery tours designed for those with children between the ages of 6 and 10.

Stories in the Garden - Wave Hill
Through August 30, 2018 - Bronx

Hear about the folklore surrounding two wonderfully mysterious and enchanting creatures, the owl and the coyote. Learn about these local animals and their habits and special attributes. Then create a fanciful, wintery tableau of simple, paper puppets and shadowy scenes that capture your own make-believe owl and coyote mythology.

Fireworks Fridays - Playland Park
Through August 31, 2018 - Rye

Enjoy $15 admission and have fun on the rides. Also 6/9 and 6/16.