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Things to Do With Kids in Westchester on February 4

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

DIY Chinese Dragon Puppet - Mount Kisco Library
February 04, 2019 - Mount Kisco

Celebrate the Chinese New Year by creating a Chinese Dragon puppet. Materials will be provided. Ages: 6 and older Registration is required - call 914-864-0130 Sponsored by the Friends of the Library Location of event - downstairs in the kids program room

Musical Munchkins - Greenburgh Library
February 04, 2019 - Elmsford

Tap your toes, clap your hands, and sing along with Miss Eileen, the superstar of Musical Munchkins.   Program is open to Greenburgh Library Cardholders only! Please enter your child's name when registering for the session. 

Tales for Tails - The Field Library
Through February 07, 2019 - Peekskill

Reading with a therapy animal can help reluctant readers, new language learners, and anxious readers gain confidence and develop a love of reading. Children in 1st grade and up are invited to read to a specially trained dog. Sign-up is required.

Family Sugar Maple Tapping Experience - Trailside Nature Museum, Ward Pound Ridge Reservation
Through February 09, 2019 - Cross River

Bring your family or a group of friends to learn the ins and outs of maple sugaring. This is a one-on-one event and times must be reserved in advance. Fee is $50/group and includes tapping experience, a bottle of maple syrup once the season has ended, and a souvenir photo/frame. 

Random Farms Kids Theater Presents 'Rent' - Tarrytown Music Hall
Through February 10, 2019 - Tarrytown

Set in the East Village of New York City, RENT is about falling in love, finding your voice and living for today. Winner of the Tony Award for Best Musical and the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, Rent has become a pop cultural phenomenon with songs that rock and a story that resonates with audiences of all ages. Jonathan Larson's Rent follows a year in the life of a group of impoverished young artists and musicians struggling to survive and create in New York's Lower East Side, under the shadow of HIV/AIDS. How these young bohemians negotiate their dreams, loves, and conflicts provides the narrative thread to this groundbreaking musical.

Here We Are Together: Story Time for Children - Mount Kisco Public Library
Through February 11, 2019 - Mount Kisco

A story time for children of all ages, from newborns to school age children, with a parent or caregiver.

Movers and Shakers - Greenburgh Library
Through February 15, 2019 - Elmsford

Little movers and shakers can embrace their inner groove in this early literacy program for walkers up to 2 years old. 

Musical Munchkins with Adrienne Gandolfi - Pound Ridge Library
Through February 15, 2019 - Pound Ridge

Musical Munchkins, Westchester's original music program is 35 years strong! Some programs merely entertain. We build strong minds and bring children to understand and love music from the age of 6 months through 6 years old. The coolest of drums, instruments and music from around the globe, rhythm and movement games, inventive props, visuals, and use of puppets for animal songs, captivate and inspire children to create music with us. Our nurturing, experienced teachers capture hearts, while stimulating a child’s developing brain. We hope you love coming to the library to experience our unique program.

'Dancing Lessons' by Mark St. Germain - Arc Stages
Through February 16, 2019 - Pleasantville

Arc Stages to present Dancing Lessons by Mark St. Germain, beginning February 1. Pleasantville, N.Y. —Pleasantville theater company Arc Stages presents Dancing Lessons to continue their fourth season for their professional company, the Next Stage. This follows the successful run of Forbidden Broadway earlier this year. The Next Stage focuses on showcasing new, innovative work by a wide variety of exciting and talented writers. It is the third wing of a company that also includes a thriving Educational Stage and Community Stage. Performances will be held at Arc Stages, located at 147 Wheeler Avenue in Pleasantville NY. Friday, February 1 at 8pm Saturday, February 2 at 8pm Friday, February 8 at 8pm Saturday, February 9 at 8pm Sunday, February 10 at 2pm Friday, February 15 at 8pm Saturday, February 16 at 8pm Tickets are $36 for adults, $28 for students/seniors. To purchase tickets, please visit www.arcstages.org or call 914-747-6206. Dancing Lessons will be directed by Stephanie Kovacs Cohen and features Sara Brophy* & Matt Baxter Luceno*. Dancing Lessons centers on Ever, a young professor with Asperger’s syndrome, who seeks the instruction of a dancer to learn enough about dancing to survive an awards dinner. Senga, the dancer, is recovering from an injury that may stop her dancing career permanently. As their relationship unfolds, they’re both caught off-guard by the discoveries—both hilarious and heartwarming—that they make about each other and about themselves. About Arc Stages Arc Stages is a multifaceted arts organization in Pleasantville, New York, which is composed of three theatre companies under one roof. The Educational Stage: an educational theatre company where students of all ages (youth and adult) can explore the world of theatre through a professional rehearsal process, master classes, outreach and intensive ensemble work. The Community Stage: a community theatre company for actors, singers and technicians from all walks of life that offers the best in American musicals and dramas. The Next Stage: a professional theatre company that endeavors to produce high quality contemporary theatre as well as new works, cabaret, workshops and staged readings.

Friday Afternoon Bingo - Pound Ridge Library
Through February 22, 2019 - Pound Ridge

Play everyone's favorite game! Prizes will be awarded to winners.

Exploring Play - Westchester Children's Museum
Through February 22, 2019 - Rye

Designed for children ages 2 to 4. Every month features a new theme brought to life for young children through creative and fun movement activities; song; story and a take home project for all.

Winter Wolves - Wolf Conservation Center
Through February 23, 2019 - South Salem

Winter offers families a unique opportunity to visit the wolves during their favorite time of year. Learn about the mythology, biology and ecology of wolf families and discover why this season is such a magical 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 maturing pups experience their first winter season. 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. Guests will enjoy hot beverages in our woodstove-heated classroom. Please dress for COLD weather.

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Fiesta with Flor Bromley - Hendrick Hudson Free Library
Through February 25, 2019 - Montrose

A fun free bilingual (English/Spanish) music program for children ages 0-5 years old with a parent/caregiver. Flor Bromley teaches Spanish through music, movement, puppetry, and theater based games. No registration required.

Chess Club - Hendrick Hudson Free Library
Through February 25, 2019 - Montrose

Come to learn, and experienced players welcome! Join Monday chess club with instructor Ray Jones and enjoy some friendly competition. For children grades 3 and up. Registration begins December 21.

LEGO My Library! - The Field Library
Through February 25, 2019 - Peekskill

Love to build? Kids 5 and up are invited to join us for a program of free play with our huge Lego collection.

Toddler Time - Greenburgh Library
Through February 26, 2019 - Elmsford

Delight and stimulate your toddler's brain with books, rhymes, and music. Toddler Time is for children ages 2 to 3 with an adult. 

Movers and Shakers - Chappaqua Library
Through February 27, 2019 - Chappaqua

Music and motion for walkers under 2 with an adult. (And bubbles, too!) Just drop in.

All Together Now - Chappaqua Library
Through February 28, 2019 - Chappaqua

Stories and songs for birth to 5-year-olds with an adult. Just drop in!

Match-Up Mondays - White Plains Public Library
Through March 18, 2019 - White Plains

 Card games, board games, and retro video game tournaments. Something new will be offered each week.

Trove Time - White Plains Public Library
Through March 29, 2019 - White Plains

Trove Time is an early literacy playtime for ages 2-4 with a caregiver. Children and their caregiver will play together, hear stories, and learn about enriching a child's life and increasing their early literacy skills. Tickets will be given out on a first-come, first-served basis beginning 30 minutes prior to the program.

Pleasantville Farmers Market - Pleasantville Middle School Cafeteria
Through March 30, 2019 - Pleasantville

Enjoy fresh, winter-grown produce along with a diverse variety of meats, cheeses, breads, prepared foods, and more. It's a great way to support local agriculture and eat healthy year-round.

Project Feeder Watch - Croton Point Nature Center
Through April 07, 2019 - Croton-on-Hudson

Try to ID and count birds at the bird feeders at Croton Point Nature Center with volunteers from Saw Mill River Audubon viewing the feeders from inside the Center. Beginners encouraged. Great opportunity for photography too.

Mamaroneck's Down to Earth Farmers Market - St. Thomas Episcopal Church
Through April 13, 2019 - Mamaroneck

From fish and vegetables to cheese and baked goods, shop all the delicious flavors of winter and find out what the season has in store.

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.

Mother Goose Play Time - White Plains Public Library
Through May 20, 2019 - White Plains

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.

October 23
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 p.goldstick@templeisraelcenter.org

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.

DreamWorks Trolls The Experience - 218 W. 57th St.
Through May 31, 2019 - Midtown

DreamWorks Trolls The Experience transports guests into the glittery world of DreamWorks Trolls through a visually-stunning, interactive journey to Poppy’s Best Day Ever Celebration. Guided by a rainbow path, visitors will sing, dance, hug, and celebrate alongside DreamWorks Trolls before meeting Poppy while creating unforgettable family memories and sharable social media moments.

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.