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Things to Do With Kids in Rockland on August 2

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free and low-cost things to do with kids in Rockland Find free and low-cost things to do with kids in Rockland today, August 2, including fun activities and events the whole family can enjoy. See what's going on today in Rockland'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 August 2. For even more free and low-cost upcoming events in Rockland, check out our complete calendar of events.

Pop-Up Shabbat - The Reform Temple of Rockland
August 02, 2019 - Upper Nyack

Movie in the Park - 'Avengers-Infinity War' - Palisades Credit Union Park
August 02, 2019 - Pomona

Join Ramapo Parks & Recreation for a movie on the lawn! "Avengers - Infinity War" Rated PG-13. Before the film begins enjoy music, play on the playground, do some arts and crafts, or just relax! Concession available on-site for purchase. Please bring your blankets or lawn chairs (allowed in select seating areas only). No tents permitted.

Sounds of Summer Concert Series – Classic Rock Night - Atlantic Street Park
August 02, 2019 - Hackensack

The Sounds of Summer Concert Series is designed to touch upon every genre for every kind of person. If the park had a roof, these talented groups would blow it off every Friday night!

Firefly Friday - Flat Rock Brook Nature Center
August 02, 2019 - Englewood

Why do fireflies glow? When’s the best time to see them? Find out the answers on this night hike and play games about what it’s like to be a firefly! How many fireflies can you find? Hikes are 2-3 miles. Bring a flashlight. Ages 10 and older.

'William Shakespeare's Long Lost First Play' (abridged) - The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey
Through August 04, 2019 - Madison

Introduce your little ones to the works of Shakespeare with this comedy that "roasts" the famous playwright.

The Ulster County Fair - The Ulster County Fairgrounds
Through August 04, 2019 - New Paltz

The Ulster County Fair has rides, shows, concerts, animals, and more. See website for show schedule. Admission includes rides, entertainment, and parking for the day.

Crochet Classes - New City Library
Through August 05, 2019 - New City

Learn to crochet or brush up your skills by making something for the Women's Heart Association and receive community service hours. All materials included. You don't need to come to every session. Register begins June 24.

Rhyme, Bounce, and Giggle! - Rose Memorial Library
Through August 05, 2019 - Stony Point

Preschool Storytime - Rose Memorial Library
Through August 06, 2019 - Stony Point

Preschoolers will enjoy fun stories, songs, and make a craft to take home. For ages 3 and older. Registration required. Please make sure to sign your child up for the appropriate storytime age group. If you have any questions, or cannot make a class, please contact the Children's Librarian.

Zumbini with Flo - Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library, Main Library
Through August 08, 2019 - Garnerville

For children 4 years old and younger. The Zumbini program combines music, dance, and educational tools for 45 minutes of can't-stop, won't-stop bonding, learning, and fun! Registration is open July 1 for HKDPL members only.

Lap Time - Teaneck Public Library
Through August 08, 2019 - Teaneck

This storytime is for the littlest library-goers, infants not yet walking. Read simple and interactive stories and rhymes, sing songs, and do fingerplays and movement activities. Free play follows storytime. No registration is required for the summer session. No groups please.

Mother Goose Time - Teaneck Public Library
Through August 08, 2019 - Teaneck

This storytime is for children age 2 1/2 - 3 years old. Read stories and rhymes, sing songs, do fingerplays and movement activities, and have a great time. Free play follows storytime. Toys are provided. No registration is required for the summer session. No groups please.

KNEE-HIGH NATURALISTS - Tenafly Nature Center
Through August 12, 2019 - Tenafly

Young children, 1½-3 years old with an adult, will explore the natural world through a series of topics led by a Tenafly Nature Center Environmental Educator. Each week has a different focus emphasizing working together through discovery stations, songs, and journeys outside. No strollers or unregistered siblings, please. In case of inclement weather, the program will be held under cover. Space is limited and pre-registration is required.

Jazz in the Garden - Edward Hopper House Museum and Study Center
Through August 15, 2019 - Nyack

Bring a picnic blanket or lawn chair and groove to some great music as Edward Hopper House Museum & Study Center presents Jazz in the Garden. Refreshments are available for purchase prior to the concert and during intermission. If it rains, a notice will be placed on Edward Hopper House Facebook Page and website to meet at Grace Church, 130 First Ave, Nyack.

'The Rainmaker' - The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey
Through August 18, 2019 - Madison

Travel back in time to a dust bowl ravaged-America for a romantic comedy steeped in love, yearning, and hope.

Summer Kids Series 2019 - Bow Tie Warner Theater
Through August 21, 2019 - Ridgewood

Enjoy classic kid's movies all summer long - free! Featuring favorites like Trolls, Sing, Minions, Captain Underpants, and more! Check website for updates.

Learn to Play the Ukulele - Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library, Village Library
Through August 24, 2019 - Garnerville

For ages 6-16. The ukulele is a small guitar shaped instrument that is perfect for little fingers. This is a wonderful instrument to learn to play. If your child is interested in the guitar, this is an excellent way to provide them with the skills they will need. Small and easy to handle, it is a fun and educational way to learn about music and the world of stringed instruments. Registration begins June 15th for everyone. Some ukuleles will be available, please bring your own if you have one. NO SESSION ON 8/3.

2019 Summer Concerts - Huyler Park
Through August 27, 2019 - Tenafly

Bring your blanket or chair and enjoy some wonderful entertainment. Rain venue is The Clinton Inn Ballroom at 145 Dean Drive.

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Tales and Tunes - Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library, Main Library
Through August 27, 2019 - Garnerville

Stories, fingerplays, songs, and bubbles for walkers under 36 months old and their adults. Registration begins June 3, 2019 for HKDPL members and June 24, 2019 for everyone else. Parent/Caregiver participation required.

Stories & Craft - Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library, Main Library
Through August 28, 2019 - Garnerville

For ages 3 - 5. Stories, crafts, and more! Registration begins June 3, 2019 for HKDPL members and June 24, 2019 for everyone else.

2019 Summer Concerts - Davis-Johnson Park
Through August 29, 2019 - Tenafly

Bring your blanket or chair and enjoy some wonderful entertainment. Rain venue is The Clinton Inn Ballroom at 145 Dean Drive.

Summer BBQ Thursdays - Demarest Farms
Through August 29, 2019 - Hillsdale

Enjoy ribs, chicken, hot dogs, corn, watermelon, beverages, music, and more!

Christine Egan - Museum Village
Through August 29, 2019 - Monroe

Town Of Haverstraw Thursday Night Open Air Summer Concert Series 2019 - Bowline Point Park
Through August 29, 2019 - Haverstraw

Enjoy a different band every Thursday evening. 

art x design: Art in the Park - Vincent Clark Park
Through August 30, 2019 - Stony Point

At the Art In the Park Summer Series students will learn a combination of basic skills and techniques accompanied with brief introductions of artists’ lives and their work. An emphasis will be placed on personal exploration and creative growth. They will be able to apply the techniques they’ve learned to complete a different project each week. Rain date location: RHO BUILDING 5 CLUBHOUSE LANE, STONY POINT, NY 10980   

Movies & Music Under the Stars 2019 - Jack Alter Fort Lee Community Center
Through August 31, 2019 - Fort Lee

Each evening, live music is performed on the Community Center stage with films continuing at sunset. Seating is limited so please bring a lawn chair or blanket. In the event of rain, the program moves to the second floor of the Community Center.
 

Haverstraw Farmers' Market - Haverstraw Village Hall
Through October 27, 2019 - Haverstraw

Stop by the Haverstraw Farmers’ Market every Sunday through October and check out the fresh produce, local honey, flowers, teas & herbs, arts & crafts kids section and live entertainment. 

FIT4MOM Rockland: Stroller Strides - The Shop at Nanuet
Through October 30, 2019 - Nanuet

Piermont's Farmers Market - Downtown Piermont
Through November 24, 2019 - Piermont

The NEW PIERMONT FARMER'S MARKET promotes Hudson Valley farmers, artists, artisans and chefs.

Opening Day and Strawberry Festival - Ramsey Farmers' Market
Through November 24, 2019 - Ramsey

Ramsey Farmers' Market kicks off their 10th season with their annual Strawberry Festival. Local farmers and food purveyors offer fresh, local produce and products, including organic and responsibly grown vegetables and fruit, artisan breads and fine cheese, homemade pasta, sauces, chili and soup, spice, herbs, gourmet olive oil, local honey, handmade pet treats, artisan teas and coffee, and so much more.

Oradell Farmer's Market - Oradell Post Office's Parking Lot
Through November 24, 2019 - Oradell

Farmers markets not only make for a fun day out with the family, but they also provide fresh, sustainable produce. By buying local, you are supporting local New Jersey’s farmers and grocers, as well as reducing your carbon footprint. See a variety of vegetables, fruits, honey, bread, jelly, nuts, cheese, plants, herbs, flowers, eggs, pizza, pasta, pastries, pickles and olives, and great coffee.

Nyack Farmers' Market - Main Street Parking Lot
Through November 28, 2019 - Nyack

Join some of the greatest vendors in the region who come together to bring you locally produced food and crafts. Check out stands offering fresh produce, baked goods, meat, seafood, sweets, prepared foods, and provisions; as well as local artist and artisans offering unique gifts. Enjoy live music, cooking demonstrations, and much more while you shop. Park free at the Artopee Way Municipal Parking Lot during market hours. 

Farmers Market - Hudson Valley Regional Farmers Market
Through December 29, 2019 - Brewster

Open year-round, this is Putnam County's only year-round indoor-outdoor Famer's Market, Pet Friendly! Local vendors featured, providing: Organic Produce, Pickles & Olives, Organic Coffee (complimentary!), Kombucha, Meats and Dairy, Local Honey, Breads & Baked Goods, Plants- potted and ready to plant, Wine, Handmade soaps and lotions, Jewelry, Grilled Pizza made to order, and much more.

Storytime - Glaze
Through December 30, 2019 - Orangeburg

Preschoolers join for storytime every Monday at 11:30am. Children enjoy 30 minutes of a new book each week and paint a piece of pottery related to that story. Register online. 

Weekly Drop-In at Rockland Baby Café - Rockland Baby Café
Through January 31, 2023 - Spring Valley

Lower Hudson Valley Perinatal Network and the Rockland County Department of Health are pleased to have opened the first drop-in Baby Café in the New York metro area. Open every Tuesday, 10:30am-12:30pm drop-in to meet and talk to new moms, learn how to make breast-feeding easier, make sure your baby is latching and gaining well, get tips on pumping and going back to work, learn about other parenting topics. Contact Sharen Medrano (914-922-2240) for more information. Join the Facebook page: Rockland County Baby Café

Weekly Drop-In at Rockland Baby Café - Martin Luther King Multi-Purpose Center
Through January 31, 2023 - Spring Valley

A drop-in to get-together to meet and talk to new moms, learn how to make breast-feeding easier, make sure your baby is latching and gaining well, get tips on pumping and going back to work, and learn about other parenting topics. Contact Sharen Medrano, 914-922-2240, for more information. Join the Facebook page: Rockland County Baby Café