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Arts & Crafts on Bedford - Stamford Downtown
Through September 15, 2019 - Stamford
Shop at the craft and artisan boutiques on Bedford Street, which will be closed to traffic for the weekend. Dine in at the extended sidewalk cafes. Don’t miss the Imagination Station with “hands on” activities for kids.
FREE Rhodes Piano Demo - Groove Family Music
September 15, 2019 - Larchmont
A free hands-on demonstration class and information session led by senior Rhodes Piano Method instructor Zev Haber. See for yourself how the Rhodes Piano Method provides an "on ramp" for piano learning that is engaging and fun. Using Rhodes’ proprietary visual tools and techniques, students learn to play songs with both hands (melody and chords) very early in the learning process. Limited spots are available. A keyboard must be reserved in advance for each student in attendance.
River Explorers - Center for the Urban River at Beczak
Through September 21, 2019 - Yonkers
River Explorers is our popular FREE Saturday program series for curious kids ages 5-12. Each lesson includes a hands-on river exploration activity followed up by a take home craft. An additional component of River Explorers is Hudson River Family Seining, designed for participants of all ages. During this program, participants will drag a seine net into the river catching and releasing hundreds of critters. All River Explorers programs are lead by educators from the Center for the Urban River at Beczak. Registration required.
Wolves of North America - Wolf Conservation Center
Through September 22, 2019 - South Salem
Learn about the mythology, biology, and ecology of wolf families and discover why it’s a special time for packs in North America. Whether the wolves are living on the Arctic tundra or the woodlands of the southwest, wolf families are out searching for prey as their pups grow bigger and bolder! Guests will visit Ambassador Wolves Alawa, Nikai and Zephyr, as well as potentially behold the WCC’s critically endangered red wolves and Mexican gray wolves. Pre-registration is required.
Mommy Meet Up, 2M-3Y - Lil Chameleon
Through September 23, 2019 - Tuckahoe
Pizza Playdate - Lil Chameleon
Through September 24, 2019 - Tuckahoe
Join Lil Chameleon and other families for a pizza playdate with open play in the play cafe and pizzas available for munching. Note 2 double cut slices per person. With a rotating toy assortment in the play cafe, the kiddos will have a blast imagining and exploring. Online advanced registration required. Pizza will be ordered for 12:30 pm delivery so arrive ready for lunch. For ages 12M-5Y.
Preschool Playdate - YONKERS PUBLIC LIBRARY - RIVERFRONT BRANCH
Through September 24, 2019 - Yonkers
Children ages 18 months-5 years old can join the library for a playdate! Each week a librarian will read a book. Afterwards, enjoy a self-guided playtime with MegaBloks, children's learning tables, and coloring. Parents must stay.
Young Discoverers - Westchester Children's Museum
Through September 25, 2019 - Rye
Learn something new during this weekly science-based "drop-in" program designed for children ages 2-5, made even more exciting with simple experiments and craft projects! Sign ups begin when the Museum opens at 10am and are limited to the first 12 children on a first come, first serve basis.
Itsy Bitsy Playgroup - Temple Sholom
Through September 25, 2019 - Greenwich
Whether you are a first-time parent or have multiple children, chat and play 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.
Baby Gym - Lil Chameleon
Through September 26, 2019 - Tuckahoe
Learn fun and useful ways to play with your little one in baby's first gym class! In this class we engage you and your child will enjoy music, movement games, sensory exploration, and play experiences designed with baby's specific developmental milestones in mind. Introduce your little one to gross-motor play using special baby-sized soft play equipment and other high-quality props. For ages 2-12M pre-walkers.
Preschool Playdate - YONKERS PUBLIC LIBRARY - RIVERFRONT BRANCH
Through September 26, 2019 - Yonkers
Stories, nursery rhymes, fingerplays, and songs for children ages 18 months to 3 years old accompanied by a caregiver.
Museum Minis - Westchester Children's Museum
Through September 26, 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. Sign ups begin when the Museum opens at 10am and are limited to the first 10 children on a first come, first serve basis.
Exploring Play - Westchester Children's Museum
Through September 27, 2019 - Rye
Children between the ages of 2 and 5 are invited to a weekly class that features a new theme each month, brought to life through creative and fun movement activities. There will be singing, story time, and a take home project. Sign ups begin when the Museum opens at 10am and are limited to the first 12 children on a first come, first serve basis.
Baby Sign Language - Lil Chameleon
Through September 28, 2019 - Tuckahoe
Baby Sign Language is a unique early communication class for caregiver and child to attend together. In this musical class, songs, stories, games and activities are used to learn to communicate using signs from American Sign Language in a way that is fun and easy. For ages 2 months-3 years.
Bicycle Sundays - Westchester County Center
Through September 29, 2019 - White Plains
During Bicycle Sundays, the parkway is open exclusively for bicyclists, in-line skaters, scooters, walkers, and joggers from Exit 22 at the Westchester County Center to Exit 4 at Scarsdale Road in Yonkers. The round-trip distance is 13 miles. The road is closed to automobiles in that stretch of parkway. Parking at the County Center lot in White Plains costs $8.
Pack Chat for Kids - Wolf Conservation Center
Through September 29, 2019 - South Salem
This is the best introduction to wolves for families with young children. Kids will learn about the mythology surrounding wolves and the important role of wolves in the natural world. This is exciting time for wolves; they are out searching for prey as their pups grow bigger and bolder! Guests will visit Ambassador Wolves Alawa, Nikai and Zephyr, and possibly the WCC’s critically endangered red wolves and Mexican gray wolves as well. Pre-registration is required.
Bilingual Storytime / Cuentacuentos Bilingüe - YONKERS PUBLIC LIBRARY - RIVERFRONT BRANCH
Through October 07, 2019 - Yonkers
Fun stories, songs, and rhymes in English and Spanish. Parents, caregivers, and children spend time with other community members. Enjoy interactive stories, action songs, and crafts! (Ages 1 - 5)
Cuentos divertidos, canciones y rimas en inglés y español. Todos comparten con los miembros de la comunidad y participan en los cuentos, se mueven al ritmo de las canciones y disfrutan de las manualidades (Edades 1 - 5)
Shark-Feeding Demonstrations - THE MARITIME AQUARIUM AT NORWALK
Through October 27, 2019 - Norwalk
Go “backstage” above The Maritime Aquarium’s “Ocean Beyond the Sound” exhibit for an exciting view of the sharks being fed and to learn about their care. The Maritime Aquarium is home to six sand tiger sharks, and one lemon shark, all about 8 to 9 feet long. For Aquarium guests, seeing the sharks through the exhibit window is impressive enough. But the “Shark-Feeding Demonstrations” add to the thrill, putting only a railing between participants and the sharks as the predators snap at food presented to them on a long pole. This program is 30 minutes long and participants must be at least 42 inches tall. Each session has a limit of 12 guests. Reserve your tickets and get more details online.
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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