Today's Family & Kids Activities in Westchester-Nov 8

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!!

Family Barn Dance - Congers Lake Memorial Park Auditorium
November 08, 2019 - Congers

This fun family event always draws a crowd and guarantees to be a lively, foot-stompin’ time for all. Children of all ages are welcome, and no previous dance experience is necessary. Renowned dance caller, Eric Hollman, will lead the way as guests keep step to live, traditional fiddle tunes from Ireland, New England, Appalachia and beyond. This year’s musical lineup includes Nyack’s own Ian Moore on fiddle and Matt Greenhill on guitar. The event is open to the public.

Tickets are available at brownpapertickets.com and will also be sold at the door. There will be refreshments for sale including freshly-popped popcorn, as well as cider, donuts and apples from The Orchards at Concklin Farms. All proceeds to benefit the Ruth Schaeffer Scholarship Fund at Blue Rock School in West Nyack, NY. Event generously sponsored by Weld Realty.

Fall Astronomy Nights at the Farmhouse - Stamford Museum and Nature Center
November 08, 2019 - Stamford

Get Back! The Beatles Reunion - Wall Street Theater
November 08, 2019 - Norwalk

In the fall of 1980, less than one month before he was killed, John Lennon stated that he intended to reunite The Beatles, and resume their collective creative efforts. He said the time was right and they even had a name for the eventual tour. It was to be called "The Long and Winding Road". It is in homage to that tour that the internationally acclaimed Beatles tribute, GetBack! Beatlemania, has begun touring with a new show. GetBack! The Beatles Reunion faithfully recreates the music and charisma of the most beloved singer-songwriters of our time, in their live, 90-minute, non-stop, multimedia magical musical tour, as The Beatles might have presented it. The audience is treated to the live concert that never was, featuring hits from the best of John, Paul, George and Ringo's entire musical catalogues. A must-see event for any Fab Four fan! GetBack! The Beatles Reunion.

Story Garden with Alexia - The Field Library
November 08, 2019 - Peekskill

Join Alexia for stories, songs, and her magic ukulele. This program is for babies and children up to 4 years old. This is a half-hour program, so please arrive on time - or you'll miss all the fun!

Scratch Coding! - The Field Library
Through November 09, 2019 - Peekskill

Children in grades 4-7 can join teen volunteer for a special 2-week workshop to learn the basics of coding with Scratch! Sign-up is required.

Stepping Stones Book Fest - Stepping Stones Museum for Children
Through November 11, 2019 - Norwalk

The museum’s inaugural book festival features authors, story times, interactive props, literacy programs and so much more!

ACT presents VIOLET - Actors Conservatory Theatre
Through November 17, 2019 - Yonkers

The Tony-nominated musical featuring show-stopping anthems, ranging from American-roots bluegrass to folk to gospel. Based on the short story. Winner of the Drama Critics' Circle Award and Lucille Lortel Award for Best Musical.

Farmers Market - Muscoot Farm
Through November 18, 2019 - Katonah

Visit the farm and buy foods and products from over 20 local vendors. Goods include fruits, veggies, baked goods, coffee, pickles, olive oil, and more. Then check out the animals, historic buildings, and exhibits.

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Itsy Bitsy Playgroup - Temple Sholom
Through November 20, 2019 - Greenwich

Whether you are a first-time parent or have multiple children, chat and play with us at this free, drop-in playgroup for parents with children under two years old. Connect with other parents over the joys and bumps of parenthood, while engaging your infant/toddler in a group setting through music, motor play and story time. For more information, contact David Cohen, Director of Schools, at [email protected] **NO SESSION 10/9**

Museum Minis - Westchester Children's Museum
Through November 21, 2019 - Rye

Toddlers (18-24 months) and parents/caregivers are invited for half an hour of songs, moving and plenty of fun! Meet up in Toddler Beach for social play, muscle and brain builders, tumbling and jumping, music and instruments, dancing, and story time. Group Size is limited, first come first serve.

Story & Craft - The Field Library
Through November 22, 2019 - Peekskill

Join the library for storytime followed by a special craft! This program is for children ages 2 and up.

Story Time with Miss Jenny - Andersons Larchmont
Through November 25, 2019 - Larchmont

Children's book readings with Jenny. Recomended for ages 18 months and older. 

Young Discoverers: NATIONAL AVIATION MONTH Can Turkeys Fly? - Westchester Children's Museum
Through November 29, 2019 - Rye

What does a pilot do? Sing a song and play a game to imagine what it's like to fly an airplane. After pretending they are pilots, children will hear a story, and get to make their very own airplane to take home! Ages 2-5.

Family Studio: Art - Hudson River Museum
Through November 30, 2019 - Yonkers

Learn to make your own little book out of just a single sheet of paper, and fill it with stories and landscapes. Designed by Teaching Artist-In-Residence Jia Sung.

Planetarium Show: Magic Tree House - Hudson River Museum
Through November 30, 2019 - Yonkers

Travel with Jack and Annie, stars of the Magic Tree House® best-selling children’s book series, as they search for answers to a mysterious riddle they discover in a written note signed “–M.” Recommended for ages 4–8, 25 mins.

Family Studio: Science - Hudson River Museum
Through November 30, 2019 - Yonkers

Much of the attention of space fans this year was on the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing in July... but November marks 50 years since Apollo 12 touched down on the moon. The astronauts landed within walking distance of the robotic explorer Surveyor III, which had reached the Moon two years before. Learn about the two missions and make a holiday ornament of this forgotten robot pioneer.

Fish Tales Story Time at The Maritime Aquarium - THE MARITIME AQUARIUM AT NORWALK
Through December 27, 2019 - Norwalk

Toddlers and their parents or caregivers can enjoy stories, songs and other activities during “Fish Tales”.  “Fish Tales” features stories, songs and games that encourage children’s emerging language skills, followed by a play time. “Fish Tales” is free with Aquarium admission, and open to children age 5 and under who are able to sit quietly with their grown-up. A caregiver must be present. Limited to the first 20 children on a first-come, first-served basis.