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TEEN GAME NIGHT - Warner Library
Through August 29, 2019 - Tarrytown
Hang with your friends and play board games, video games on a giant screen, or on laptops. Enjoy snacks, drinks, and an end-of-summer pizza party on August 29!
Fish Tales: Story Time - The Maritime Aquarium
Through August 30, 2019 - Norwalk
Fish Tales is an interactive story time for toddlers and parents/caregivers. Sing songs and rhymes, dance and read books with Aquarium Educators, and maybe even meet an animal ambassador! Space is limited to the first 20 children. Parent/caregiver must be present. Free with Aquarium admission.
Exploring Play: Let's Explore The Shore! - Westchester Children's Museum
Through August 30, 2019 - Rye
Children between the ages of 2 and 5 are invited to a weekly class, brought to life through creative and fun movement activities. There will be singing, story time, and a take home project. This summer, the museum is taking full advantage of their wonderful location. Educators will bring out sand tables with toys and shells, and dig for "treasures!" When the children come into the classroom they will sing a new song, play a movement game, and hear the story "On the Edge of the Sea" by Betty Paraskeras. Let's pretend to be water animals. Can you guess what I am? Everyone will be able to create a special craft to take home that will remind them of their trip to the shore! Everyone can join in the outdoor fun! Sign ups begin when the Museum opens at 10am and are limited to the first 12 children on a first come, first serve basis.
'Magic Tree House: Space Mission' - Hudson River Museum
Through August 31, 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.” Ages 5 and older. 30 minutes + Q & A
Family Studio Projects - Hudson River Museum
Through August 31, 2019 - Yonkers
Creative activities inspired by the Museum’s collections and exhibitions, led by Junior Docents and created by arts and science professionals. Ages 7 and older, can be adapted for younger children. Free with Museum admission. Family Studio workshops are sponsored by Domino Sugar.
The Sky Tonight - Hudson River Museum
Through August 31, 2019 - Yonkers
Learn what's going on in the sky the exact night you see this live, interactive show. Ages 8 and older, 45-60 mins. Tickets include admission to museum.
We Are Stars - Hudson River Museum
Through August 31, 2019 - Yonkers
Explore the secrets of our cosmic chemistry on a 13.8 billion year adventure that connects life on Earth to the evolution of the Universe. Narrated by Andy Serkis. Ages 8 and older. 26 minutes + Q & A. Tickets include admission to museum.
Wolves of North America - Wolf Conservation Center
Through August 31, 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.
LEGO NINJAGO Days - LEGOLAND Discovery Center Westchester
Through September 02, 2019 - Yonkers
Calling all ninjas! NINJAGO: Master Wu's Mission is coming to LEGOLAND Discovery Center Westchester, where families can unleash their Ninja powers to complete challenges and become a Master of Spinjitzu.
Oceans: Our Blue Planet - IMAX Theater, Maritime Aquarium
Through September 02, 2019 - Norwalk
This beautiful IMAX film takes audiences on a global odyssey to explore the largest and least-understood habitat on Earth: the oceans. The movie visits varying ocean habitats, from coral reefs to the frosty Arctic, for encounters with dolphins, tropical fish, sea otters, walruses and more. And join scientists using new technologies that take ocean exploration to new extremes. The images are beautiful, but the film also reminds us that life on Earth is reliant on a healthy ocean ecosystem.
Assembling Art: Works by Vin Giuliani - Bruce Museum
Through September 15, 2019 - Greenwich
Opening Saturday, August 3, 2019, the Bruce Museum's newest exhibition, Assembling Art: Works by Vin Giuliani, will display the creations of Greenwich native Vincent “Vin” Giuliani, who transformed scrap wood, trinkets, and a colorful variety of found objects into artistic assemblages that represent everything from kitschy Americana to questions about the human psyche. This exhibition will feature a family friendly art assembly zone. Using found objects provided by the Museum, participants of all ages are invited to create unique pieces inspired by Giuliani’s work and by their own experiences and imaginations. Visitors will leave their assembled artwork for other participants to add to or to completely re-imagine.
SuperPower Dog - IMAX Theater, Maritime Aquarium
Through September 18, 2019 - Norwalk
This new, emotional IMAX adventure reveals the life-saving abilities and extraordinary bravery of some of the world’s most amazing dogs. Journey around the globe to meet remarkable dogs that save lives and to discover the powerful bond they share with their human partners, including: a Dutch shepherd puppy training to join an elite disaster-response team; a border collie avalanche rescue expert in the Canadian Rockies; a surfing golden retriever helping people with special needs; and more. Experience the world through the eyes, ears and nose of a dog, and see how humans are harnessing dogs’ cognitive, sensory and intuitive super powers.
Kids Create Like Burle Marx! - The New York Botanical Garden
Through September 20, 2019 - Bronx
Kids channel their innate curiosity and creativity and as they learn about the native plants of Brazil and become inspired plant lovers and designer-artists like Burle Marx: in the Children’s Adventure Garden, they can start their own indoor garden by potting up a fantastic philodendron plant, design a playful sculpture inspired by the bold colors and geometric shapes used by Burle Marx, and compare plants growing in the Bronx and Brazil to understand more about plant diversity.
Story Walk Launch - Greenburgh Nature Center
Through September 22, 2019 - Scarsdale
Join a naturalist on a short walk to the Native Plant Meadow while enjoying a nature-themed story.
Marine Tank Animal Feeding - Bruce Museum
Through September 27, 2019 - Greenwich
Meet at the Bruce Museum's touch tank and see the marine animals have a snack.
Family Gallery Tour - Bruce Museum
Through September 29, 2019 - Greenwich
Want to explore the museum with your entire family? Then the Family Gallery Tour is for you! This tour takes children 5 and up, and their caregivers, through the museum’s current exhibitions. While learning about the different exhibitions, families will be able to engage in conversations about the arts and sciences plus do interactives activities relating to the exhibitions.
Bruce Beginnings - Bruce Museum
Through October 01, 2019 - Greenwich
Join the museum for a program that’s meant for the littlest Bruce pals, ages 2.5 – 5. Bruce Beginnings takes the youngest visitors through the museum and gets them exploring the collection. The youngest guests will also get to hear a story time and do a hands on activity related to the program’s topic. Please see the Visitor Service desk upon arrival to the Museum to secure a spot.
Play Days @ Jay - John Jay Homestead
Through October 25, 2019 - Katonah
Pack a picnic and spend the afternoon at the Homestead. Explore the Discovery Centers and visit the chickens. Education staff will lead a hands-on activity at 1pm.
EDIBLE ACADEMY FRESH FROM THE GARDEN TASTINGS - The New York Botanical Garden
Through November 03, 2019 - Bronx
Cooking demonstrations, presented by Whole Foods Market®, encourage families to get hands-on with healthy cooking. New recipes featuring plants grown in the Edible Academy are offered each week. Edible Academy staff will demonstrate family-friendly recipes using seasonal vegetables, fruits, and herbs. Kids and adults alike will learn how garden-to-table cooking is not only nutritious, but fun, too.
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.
Opening of Farmers Market - New Rochelle's Down to Earth Farmers Market
Through November 22, 2019 - New Rochelle
The New Rochelle Farmers market will gather small farms and small-scale food makers from around the New York region. The farmers market is a showcase for farm produce raised just a few hours from the Sound Shore. The addition of locally made packaged, ready-to-eat, and take-and-plate foods from artisan kitchens makes it a well-rounded weekly shopping destination.
TaSH Farmers' Market - Patriots Park
Through November 23, 2019 - Sleepy Hollow
Expect farm-fresh fruits and vegetables, artisanal breads and baked goods, meats, poultry, fish, craft spirits, farmhouse cheeses, and more throughout upwards of 30 vendor stalls. The market also hosts chef demos, art projects, children’s activities, and live music.
Larchmont Farmers Market - Down to Earth
Through December 28, 2019 - Larchmont
Each Saturday the Larchmont Farmers Market brings together small farms and artisan food makers with cooks and eaters. The market is open from from mid-April to the end of the year. Enter via Myrtle Blvd for easy parking. SNAP EBT and WIC / FMNP checks are welcome. Stop by the manager's tent for more information. Sign up for our mailing list at http://eepurl.com/dl6I71 for weekly market alerts.
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