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Things to Do with Kids Who Love Animals in Rockland in May

Things to Do with Kids Who Love Animals in Rockland in May

Meet furry, feathered, and scaly friends at these top kid-friendly activities and events for animal lovers in Rockland and nearby this May.

READ Dogs- Paws for a Cause FREE
WHEN: Thursday, May. 2, 6:30pm
WHERE: Sloatsburg Library, 1 Liberty Rock Road, Sloatsburg , New York
AGES: 5-12
WHAT: This program helps young readers build confidence by practicing reading out loud to a furry friend.
WANT TO GO? 845-753-2001. sloatsburglibrary.org/.

Sheep Shearing
WHEN: Saturday, May. 4, 10am-4:30pm
WHERE: Bergen County Zoo, 216 Forest Ave. , Paramus, NJ
AGES: All
WHAT: See shearing demonstrations and enjoy crafts for children, story time, and spinning demos.
WANT TO GO? $8; $5 children 3-14; $1 seniors 62 and older; Bergen County Resident: $4; $2 children 3-14; $1 seniors 62 and older; always free for active military and children younger than 3. 201-262-3771. co.bergen.nj.us.

Birds of Prey FREE
WHEN: Sunday, May. 5, 2-3pm
WHERE: Flat Rock Brook Nature Center, 443 Van Nostrand Ave., Englewood, NJ
AGES: All
WHAT: Meet Flat Rock Brook’s feathered ambassadors and learn all about their behavior, physiology, adaptations, and natural history.
WANT TO GO? 201-567-1265. flatrockbrook.org.

Mommy and Me Goat Yoga
WHEN: Saturday, May. 18, 1pm
WHERE: The New Weis Center for Education, Arts & Recreation, 150 Snake Den Road, Ringwood, NJ
AGES: 13 and older
WHAT: Enjoy 40 minutes of vinyasa yoga with Eileen Yeager, and some goats!
WANT TO GO? $30. 973-835-2160. facebook.com/totesgoatsnj.

2nd Annual Paws for Safety Family Festival FREE
WHEN: Saturday, May. 18, 11am
WHERE: Kennedy Dells County Park, 19 Zukor Road, New City, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Paws for Safety will have activities for children including a bounce house, face painting, and games. Dogs can play in a fenced-in area with special treats.
WANT TO GO? 845-634-3391. centerforsafetyandchange.org/paws.

Bark for Education Canine Carnival, Dog Show & Adoption Event
WHEN: Saturday, May. 18, 12pm
WHERE: Cresskill High School, 1 Lincoln Drive, Cresskill, NJ
AGES: All
WHAT: Enter your pooch in contests, speak to professional trainers, enjoy the dog park, music, vendors, a bouncy house, and face painting.
WANT TO GO? $5 per dog; $2 per person. cresskilleducationfoundation.org.

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