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

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

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

The Lion Guard: The Exhibit
WHEN: Feb. 16 - Sep. 8, 9am-5:30pm, daily
WHERE: Liberty Science Center, Liberty State Park 222 Jersey City Boulevard, Jersey City, NJ
AGES: All
WHAT: Kids will be inspired to protect the Circle of Life, train in the Lion Guard’s secret lair, explore the power of teamwork by going on special missions, and learn about the African savanna and the animals that live there.
WANT TO GO? Included with admission: $24.99; $19.99 children 2-12. 201-200-1000. lsc.org.

Sean Kenney’s Art Made with LEGO® Bricks
WHEN: Jun. 22 - Sep. 2, 9am-5:30pm, daily
WHERE: Liberty Science Center, Liberty State Park 222 Jersey City Boulevard, Jersey City, NJ
AGES: All
WHAT: Explore art and nature through stunning sculptures made with LEGO pieces. Some sculptures show the majesty of various wild species including pandas, tree frogs, polar bears, and hummingbirds.
WANT TO GO? Available with the purchase of a Combination or Premium Pass: $24.99-$34.99. 201-200-1000. lsc.org.

Jack Horner's Dino Dig
WHEN: Jun. 29 - Sep. 2, 9am-5:30pm, daily
WHERE: Liberty Science Center, Liberty State Park 222 Jersey City Boulevard, Jersey City, NJ
AGES: All
WHAT: You're invited to become a paleontologist by digging through 35 tons of sand to uncover more than 60 fossils, many of them replicas of those discovered in Montana by Jack Horner, the famed paleontologist who inspired Jurassic Park!
WANT TO GO? Included with admission: $24.99; $19.99 children 2-12. 201-200-1000. lsc.org.

DOG PARTY - PAWS IN THE POOL!
WHEN: Sunday, Sep. 8, 12-3pm
WHERE: Spook Rock Pool, 171 Spook Rock Road, Suffern, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: It's your pup's day to paddle, jump into the pool, and enjoy a cool dip!
WANT TO GO? $10; $5 residents. 845-357-6100. http://ramapoparks.org/page/special-events-30/event/dog-swim-9.html.

Children & Families: Aquatic Creature Feature
WHEN: Sunday, Sep. 22, 1pm
WHERE: Storm King Art Center , Old Pleasant Hill Road, For GPS, enter One Museum Road, New Windsor, New York, Mountainville, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Join a Hudson Highlands Nature Museum educator at the pond’s edge for a close look at the creatures inhabiting Storm King’s ponds.
WANT TO GO? $18; $15 seniors 65 and older; $ 8 ages 5–18 and students with valid ID; free for members and children younger than 5. 845-534-3115. stormkingartcenter.org.

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