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Things to Do With Kids in Rockland on December 4

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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, December 4, 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 December 4. For even more free and low-cost upcoming events in Rockland, check out our complete calendar of events.

A Hedgehog in My Stocking and Other Holiday Surprises - Pearl River Library
December 04, 2018 - Pearl River

A Hedgehog in My Stocking and Other Holiday Surprises for grades 1-5. Registration will begin on Tuesday, November 20, 2018 at 9:30 AM.     

Financing an Independent School Education - Arts Building Music Room, Green Meadow Waldorf School
December 04, 2018 - Chestnut Ridge

Kenneth Horowitz, a Certified Financial Planner, will offer a presentation and take questions about how to plan for and manage the cost of private school, in the context of other financial goals and priorities. Learn more about Kenneth at www.strategiesforwealth.com/associates/kenneth-a-horowitz. Contact Vicki Larson at [email protected] for more information.

Franklin Lakes Borough Menorah Lighting & Chanukah Celebration - Franklin Lakes Borough Hall
December 04, 2018 - Franklin Lakes

Franklin Lakes Menorah Lighting & Chanukah Celebration at Franklin Lakes Borough Hall with the participation of the Mayor and local officials. Judah Maccabee & Dreidel Man Characters, Hot Chanukah Refreshments, Holiday Crafts, Glow-Giveaways, Grand Raffle.

The SOS Group - Mental Health Association of Rockland County
Through December 05, 2018 - Valley Cottage

The Mental Health Association of Rockland County offers a professionally facilitated Survivors of Suicide (SOS) support group for adults age 18 and over who have lost someone to suicide. 

 

Builders Club - Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library, Main Library
Through December 05, 2018 - Garnerville

For ages 5-12. Have fun with LEGOs, marble runs, magic nuudles, littleBits, K'nex, and more! No registration required.

Tales & Tunes - Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library, Main Library
Through December 11, 2018 - Garnerville

Stories, fingerplays, songs & bubbles! Parent/Caregiver participation required. 

Learn to play the Ukulele - Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library, Main Library
Through December 11, 2018 - Garnerville

For ages 6 - 12.  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 November 1st for everyone. Some ukuleles will be available, please bring your own if you have one.

Intro to Guitar - Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library, Main Library
Through December 11, 2018 - Garnerville

Ages 13 - Adult. We have some guitars, but bring your own if you have one! 

Intermediate Guitar - Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library, Main Library
Through December 11, 2018 - Garnerville

Ages 13 - Adult. We have some guitars, but bring your own if you have one! 

DivorceCare for Women - Bethany Community Center
Through December 11, 2018 - Township of Washington

Join this weekly Divorce Support Group to find help, discover hope, and experience healing. If Childcare is required or if you need more information, please email: [email protected]

Sew-You Club - Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library, Main Library
Through December 13, 2018 - Garnerville

For grades 4 - 7. Learn the basic sewing skills to get you started! Make a cool project to take home. Registration is open for everyone.

Seasonal Storytime - Flat Rock Brook Nature Center
Through December 16, 2018 - Englewood

Sit down in our interpretive exhibit room for a snuggly storytime perfect for any little tykes right before naptime.  Storytime will be followed by a small animal presentation. For young children. Meet at Flat Rock Brook Nature Center. Registration Required.

Story Time for Babies and Toddlers - Dennis P. McHugh Piermont Public Library
Through December 17, 2018 - Piermont

Stories and songs for children up to 3 years old with an adult. Registration is no longer required, but each session will be limited to the first 15 children who arrive. This is necessary for an optimal Story Time in our space.

Master Ben's Boardgames - Nyack Library
Through December 17, 2018 - Nyack

Play some awesome new board games and meet fellow gamers. You are welcome to bring your own board games or cards. We sometimes play Magic the Gathering.

Crazy 8s Math Club For Grades K - 2 - Dennis P. McHugh Piermont Public Library
Through December 17, 2018 - Piermont

Join Crazy 8s, where you'll build stuff, run and jump, make music, and make a mess... it's a totally new kind of math club! Call or register in person. 

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Glaze Storytime - Glaze
Through December 17, 2018 - Orangeburg

Preschoolers join us for storytime every Monday at 11:30am. Preschool storytime is designed for three to five-year-old children. Children enjoy 30 minutes of a new book each week and painting a piece of pottery related to that story. Register online. 

Teen Cooking - Nyack Library
Through December 18, 2018 - Nyack

Come cook stuff with Miss Morgan!

 

 

 

Storytime and a Craft with Miss Rosemary - Pearl River Library
Through December 18, 2018 - Pearl River

Preschoolers will READ, SING, MOVE and CREATE during this fun storytime that supports Early Literacy. For Ages 4-5.

Lego Club - Pearl River Library
Through December 18, 2018 - Pearl River

You won’t believe how many Legos we have, so you might as well come to Lego Club and see for yourself. Then stay awhile and build whatever you can imagine. Ages 4 and up. 

 

Anime Club for Teens - Albert Wisner Public Library
Through December 18, 2018 - Warwick

Anime Club will meet to discuss anime and manga. Open to grades 7 through 12.

Read to a Dog - Haverstraw King's Daughers Public Library, Main Library
Through December 19, 2018 - Garnerville

For ages 5 & up. Sign up for a 15 minute session to read to a dog! Registration is open for everyone.

'Toyland' Holiday Show - Orangetown Historical Museum and Archives
Through December 23, 2018 - Pearl River

Toyland Arrives in Pearl River! Why not kick off the holidays with a stop at Toyland, the Orangetown Historical Museum & Archives’ annual holiday show? A roomful of 19th and 20th century American toys will be on view at the historic Salyer House on the following four Sundays at 1-4 PM: December 2, 9, 16, & 23. Admission is free and Santa will be on hand to greet children and the young at heart with light refreshments.

Santaland - Macy's
Through December 24, 2018 - Midtown

An annual tradition for so many families, visiting Santaland at Macy's means entering a fantasy world of glittering pine trees, snow-capped mountains, twinkling lights, cuddly animals, and gingerbread cookies. The 13,000-square-foot Christmas Village is filled with holiday treasures, the biggest of which is Santa Claus himself. After meeting Santa, guests can buy a photo package with images taken by on-site staff. This year, visits are by reservation only.

Holiday Lights in Bloom - The Orange County Arboretum
Through December 30, 2018 - Montgomery

The Arboretum will be in full bloom with beautiful, garden themed light displays in the the forms of flowers, animals and insects. Visitors will be amazed by the many paths of lit trees, gardens filled with an assortment of flowers and the 9/11 Memorial Garden  will be adorned with patriotic decorations . Other features will include a pond created in lights. Then step inside for Free Hot Cocoa. The Volunteers from the Friends of the Arboretum will be selling handmade crafts at the Holiday boutique ( while supplies last, until Dec 16th)

Project Feederwatch - Flat Rock Brook Nature Center
Through December 31, 2018 - Englewood

Project Feederwatch is a citizen science program through the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and a great way to learn to identify the birds in your own backyard.  Join Flat Rock Brook Nature Center staff to observe the birds at our feeders as often as you like, and help us collect valuable data for this North American project.

Westchester's Winter Wonderland - Kensico Dam Plaza
Through December 31, 2018 - Valhalla

A one-of-a-kind holiday experience featuring a Santa Experience, skating on an outdoor ice rink, a circus, rides, food trucks, nightly magic shows, and more! Fun for the whole family.

Hearts & Crafts Bereavement Group - Hearts & Crafts Counseling
Through December 31, 2018 - Hillsdale

New Groups forming now. Call for details.

Kids Night - Orangeburg Diner
Through January 01, 2019 - Orangeburg

Every Monday kids eat free with adult entree. Also enjoy Sparkles the Clown, face painting, balloons, and prizes. 

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 1st drop-in Baby Café in the NY Metro area. Open every Tuesday 10:30am - 12:30pm Drop-in to get-together to: *Meet and talk to new moms *Learn how to make breastfeeding 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 our 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

Lower Hudson Valley Perinatal Network and the Rockland County Department of Health are pleased to have opened the 1st drop-in Baby Café in the NY Metro area. Open every Tuesday 10:30am - 12:30pm Drop-in to get-together to: *Meet and talk to new moms *Learn how to make breastfeeding 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 our Facebook page: Rockland County Baby Café