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Things to Do With Kids in Westchester on April 14

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free and low-cost things to do with kids in Westchester Find free and low-cost things to do with kids in Westchester today, April 14, including fun activities and events the whole family can enjoy. See what's going on today in Westchester's museums, galleries, and libraries for some educational fun; in the parks, for outdoor and nature activities; and in the theaters, for children's concerts and performances. Plus, get details and directions on any street fairs or holiday festivals happening April 14. For even more free and low-cost upcoming events in Westchester, check out our complete calendar of events.

'SNAP' - The New Victory Theater
Through April 28, 2019 - Midtown

Poof! Presto! Snap! Playing with space, time, and the otherworldly, this eclectic ensemble of South Korean illusionists will boggle your mind with their impressive powers of prestidigitation. Mixing dexterous sleight of hand, Chaplin-esque vaudevillian comedy, and ingenious visual effects, SNAP conjures a marvelous, magical cabaret perfect for the whole family. SNAP has a running time of 70 minutes with no intermission, and is recommended for everyone 6 and up.

Photo by Taewon Kim

The NY Metro Reptile Show - Westchester County Center
April 14, 2019 - White Plains

The Northeast’s largest reptile expo. More than 150 reptile breeders will have thousands of live pet reptiles, amphibians and arachnids on display and sale for discount prices. Vendors will also be selling a huge selection of cages, racks and frozen rodents, feeder bugs, and many other reptile related items.

Signs of Spring Family Play Date - Audubon Center in Greenwich
April 14, 2019 - Greenwich

As the weather warms, celebrate the beginning of spring with fun for the whole family! Plants and animals emerging from their winter slumber and the world around us display sights, sounds, smells and other amazing signs of Spring. There will be a puppet show, games, music, a scavenger hunt, and more fun activities! Ages 2 and up. To RSVP contact Ryan at [email protected]

Great Green Eggstravaganza - Greenburgh Nature Center
April 14, 2019 - Scarsdale

Celebrate the emergence of spring! Enjoy a day of egg-themed activities, including an environmentally friendly egg hunt. Make seasonal crafts, meet some animals on the great lawn, and join a naturalist to discover signs of spring throughout the property. Event held rain or shine. 

'Teen Titans Go!' to the Movies - White Plains Public Library
April 14, 2019 - White Plains

Based on the popular Cartoon Network series about five young superhero misfits, this meta musical comedy cleverly pokes fun at superhero movies. PG | 1h 24min | Animation , Action , Comedy

Pet Photos with the Easter Bunny - The Westchester Mall
Through April 14, 2019 - White Plains

Bring your furry friend for photos with the Easter Bunny.

Easter Egg Hunt! - Monteverde
April 14, 2019 - Cortlandt

Join Monteverde for their Easter Egg Hunt which includes also includes cookie decorating, photos with the Easter Bunny, and fun treats and prizes. Food and drinks also available for purchase. 

Spring Fling - Turtle Cove Golf and Sport Entertainment Center
April 14, 2019 - Pelham Bay Park

Family Art Project: Roots and Routes Portraits - Wave Hill
Through April 14, 2019 - Bronx

Artists in Glyndor Gallery this spring are drawing from personal and cultural experiences to reimagine their relationship to place. Visit the gallery for this weekend’s exhibition opening, then respond to the artwork by using your own silhouette as the canvas to map out your personal and cultural relationship to the land. Infuse your own memorabilia—junk mail, letters, maps, and family records—into your landscape to trace your own roots and routes. Free, and admission to the grounds is free until noon.

Spring Birding - Wave Hill
April 14, 2019 - Bronx

Welcome migratory birds back to Wave Hill this spring. Explore the gardens and woodlands with naturalist Gabriel Willow on a quest to spot both resident and rare birds as they pass through on their northern journey or settle down for the season. Severe weather cancels. Ages 10 and older welcome with an adult. Free with admission to the grounds. Meet at Perkins Visitor Center.

Family Nature Walk - Wave Hill
April 14, 2019 - Bronx

Join naturalist and educator Gabriel Willow on a family-friendly walk through the gardens or woodlands. Ages 5 and older welcome with an adult. Severe weather cancels. 

Bunny Breakfast, Brunch & Lunch - Stew Leonards
Through April 14, 2019 - Yonkers

Families can sign up for a special Bunny Breakfast, Brunch, or Lunch hosted by the Easter Bunny, Wow the Cow, and their friends. Stew Leonard’s chefs will offer a family-friendly menu featuring the farm fresh food store’s most-loved items. Each child will also be able to take a photo with the Easter Bunny. Tickets will be available for purchase on a first-come, first served basis beginning March 1, 2019, via the store’s events calendar. 

Book Babies - The Field Library
Through April 17, 2019 - Peekskill

An interactive program for the littlest library lovers (babies up to 3) and their caregivers. Enjoy stories, songs, puppets, and play time. No sign-up required.

The Lego® Movie™ Days - Legoland Discovery Center Westchester
Through April 18, 2019 - Yonkers

LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Westchester is hosting the ultimate celebration of the new THE LEGO® MOVIE™ 2! Join Emmet, Wyldstyle, and the gang during event weekends with exclusive building activities, out-of-this-world character experiences, interactive photo opportunities, and more. Activities will include: Build your own escape vehicle to avoid the alien invaders; help Master Model Builder Willis Reifsnyder build hearts and stars for the MINILAND display; help complete the "The LEGO® Movie 2™" mosaic made from over 3000 bricks; meet and greet Dance Parties with Wyldstyle Costume Character.

Easter Bunny Photos - Cross County Shopping Center
Through April 20, 2019 - Yonkers

The eggs are in the basket and the chocolates are wrapped, now it's time for your bunny snap! Visit the new space, a store, located across from Cinnabon, on the corner near Macy's, for your favorite Easter photo shoot. Each child receives a free gift from the bunny too!

Ride a Vintage Train to Visit the Easter Bunny - Danbury Railway Museum
Through April 20, 2019 - Danbury

The Easter Bunny will once again pay a visit to the Danbury Railway Museum and you can take a ride in a vintage train through the historic railyard to visit him. Each child will receive a small gift from the Bunny. Reservations are suggested and may be made by visiting the museum's Web site. The short train ride in a fully-restored 1953 New Haven RR Rail Diesel Car (Budd RDC), will take visitors past the historic turntable- currently undergoing a major restoration- over 70 vintage railroad cars and locomotives, and many unique pieces of railroad history, including a Boston & Maine steam locomotive built in 1907. The train ride will stop at the Easter Bunny's special railroad car. The museum's beautifully restored circa-1910 Railway Post Office (RPO) car will also be open. Of course, the exhibits inside the restored 1903 Danbury station will be open, along with a coloring station, temporary tattoos, Thomas play table, and the operating model train layouts. 

Bilingual Storytime - Mount Kisco Library
Through April 24, 2019 - Mount Kisco

Looking for something different? Mount Kisco Libabry will be offering Bilingual Storytime in English and Spanish. Enjoy stories, songs, and rhymes in English and Spanish. Downstairs in the kids program room Buscando algo nuevo? Ofrecemos cuentos bilingues en ingles y espanol. Incluye lecturas, canciones, y rimas. Vis tenos los miercoles a las 11:15. Para ninos Locat on: En sala de programas para ni os.

Young Discoverers: It's Earth Day! - Westchester Children's Museum
Through April 24, 2019 - Rye

Did you know that the Earth is a planet like Mars? Take a look at the globe and discover where the land and the water are! How can we keep the Earth clean? Check out the huge "Earth" poster, read The Earth Book by Todd Parr, and make your own Earth Pictures to take home.

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Mad Art! - The Field Library
Through April 24, 2019 - Peekskill

Are you mad about art? Join a teen volunteer and channel your inner artist.

Read to Rover - Mount Kisco Library
Through April 25, 2019 - Mount Kisco

Children can practice reading to a furry friend. For school age children (5 and older). Sponsored by the K9 Kids 4H Club. Downstairs in the kids program room.

Chloe's Baby Gym - Lil Chameleon
Through April 25, 2019 - Tuckahoe

Learn fun and useful ways to play with your little one in baby's first gym class! In this class we 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. Parents will be amazed at all of thing their young children can do! This class is taught by professional children's entertainer and child development consultant, Chloe from Chloe's Kids. Ages 2 months- 9 months.

Exploring Play: It's Earth Day! - Westchester Children's Museum
Through April 26, 2019 - Rye

How do we take care of our Earth? What is recycling? Why is planting so important? Sing a new song, take a look at the "Earth" poster, listen to a story, and then use markers and water to make your own Earth pictures showing land and water spaces- just like the real Earth!

Family Fiesta with Flor - The Field Library
Through April 27, 2019 - Peekskill

Join Flor Bromley for a fun, free bilingual (English/Spanish) music program designed for the whole family. Flor teaches Spanish through music, movement, and puppetry. This is a half-hour program, so please arrive on time - or you'll miss all the fun!

Here We Are Together: Story Time for Children - Mount Kisco Library
Through April 29, 2019 - Mount Kisco

A story time for children of all ages, from newborns to school age children, with a parent or caregiver. Downstairs in the kids program room.

Lego My Library! - The Field Library
Through April 29, 2019 - Peekskill

Love to build? Kids 5 and older are invited to a program of free play with a huge Lego collection.

Drop in for Tech Help - Mount Kisco Library
Through April 30, 2019 - Mount Kisco

Drop in for help with any of your technology devices. No appointment necessary. First come first served. PC, Google, Microsoft savvy volunteer with help you with troubleshooting, downloading, Overdrive, Freegal, Hoopla or any other online service. Upstairs in the non-fiction area.

Learning Life Through Music - Lil Chameleon
Through April 30, 2019 - Tuckahoe

Join Frank as he helps teach important life skills and ideas through music. His original songs and high energy show cover topics like manners, respecting others, hygiene, healthy eating habits and exercise and sharing and loving yourself. Based on experience, he knows you and your child will be singing his songs long after you leave the class. Ages 3 months-5 years.

Trains & Tracks - The Field Library
Through April 30, 2019 - Peekskill

Enjoy a program of free play with a huge collection of Thomas and friends trains!

Daddy-and-Me Animal Show - Friends of Rye Nature Center
Through May 04, 2019 - Rye

Fathers can drop in with their children for this fun-filled animal adventure. All children must be accompanied by a caregiver. No pre-registration required. Suggested for ages 3 to 7.

Mother Goose Storytime - White Plains Public Library
Through May 18, 2019 - White Plains

A half hour of rhymes, songs, and stories that encourage early literacy skills for ages 0-2 with a caregiver.

Mommy & Me - Friends of Rye Nature Center
Through May 20, 2019 - Rye

Stop by this fun-filled hour with your little one to make crafts and meet animals while learning about the natural world. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. Drop-in class, no pre-registration required. Suggested for ages 18 months to 4 years.

Babies & Bagels - Temple Israel Center
Through May 21, 2019 - White Plains

Looking to connect with other parents of young babies while learning from the experts? Join this free monthly drop-in group for to share breakfast and conversation with other parents. Each month will feature a different speaker, on topics including sleep issues, nutrition, dealing with in-laws, separation, and more.

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November 11
December 13
January 15
February 12
March 14
April 11
May 21

RSVP Nursery School Director, Patty Goldstick: 914-948-2800 or at [email protected]

'Newsies' - Westchester Broadway Theatre
Through May 26, 2019 - Elmsford

They delivered the papers until they made the headlines. Direct from Broadway comes the smash-hit musical based on Disney's 1992 film, which is in turn, was based on real events. A defiant tale of feisty kids making a difference. Orphaned, homeless yet determined to succeed, New York's newsboys live urchin-like, dreaming of a better life. In the face of rising prices and poor wages, they pull together, create strength in numbers and protest. Winner of the 2012 Tony Awards for Best Score and Best Choreography.

Meal is included with price of ticket. Some performances are eligible for senior and child discount tickets. To purchase discount tickets, please call (914) 592-2222.

Westchester Children's Museum Pop Up Shop - Westchester Children's Museum
Through May 31, 2019 - Rye

The Museum is partnering with Melissa & Doug Toys and Scattered Books of Chappaqua, NY, to offer a colorful, vibrant, enriching selection of toys and books for infants through middle school-aged children. All the books and toys will reflect the Museum’s own goals of encouraging play and imagination, critical thinking, problem solving, and fun. 

A portion of the proceeds from sales from the shop will support the Museum’s educational programs and exhibits. The shop will feature a range of books curated by Scattered Books, from touch books for our youngest children to chapter books for middle school readers. The toys selection offered exclusively by Melissa & Doug will range from child-scaled grocery stores to the puzzles, toys, and imagination-building playsets that the company is known for. 

The Pop Up Shop is a pre-cursor to a permanent gift shop planned for the expansion of the Westchester Children’s Museum, with construction set to begin in early 2019.

Comic Book Club - White Plains Public Library
Through June 07, 2019 - White Plains

 Discuss new titles and learn drawing and sketching techniques from a local artist. Pizza will be served.

Historic Grounds & Modern Gardens: Juried Exhibition - Lockwood-Mathews Mansion
Through June 23, 2019 - Norwalk

The juried exhibition entitled, Historic Grounds & Modern Gardens, will be on view April 11-June 23, 2019 with a reception on Thurs., April 11, 2019, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Open to all artists, this exhibition will be juried by artist and Trustee Gail Ingis who will select approximately 30 works from digital submissions.

Mommy Meet Up - Lil Chameleon
Through June 24, 2019 - Tuckahoe

Lil Chameleon will close off the cafe and activity room for your exclusive use for newborns- 3 year olds. Meet other moms (and dads and/or caretakers), socialize, have a snack and let your lil one play! Advanced registration recommended. No Meet Up Memorial Day, May 27

Tech Tuesdays - White Plains Public Library
Through August 06, 2019 - White Plains

Students in grades 1-3 are invited to take part in a fun STEM-focused activity. Activities will include coding, computer animation, robotics, video game design, augmented reality, and other possible programs. Space is limited. Interested children will sign up beginning at 4pm. At 4:25pm, names will be called in order of signup until the program is full. If child is not present at this time, the next child on the list will be called. **Please note: no session on 2/12**