Things to Do With Kids in Westchester on September 13
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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.
Exploring Play - Westchester Children's Museum
Through September 27, 2019 - Rye
Children between the ages of 2 and 5 are invited to a weekly class that features a new theme each month, brought to life through creative and fun movement activities. There will be singing, story time, and a take home project. Sign ups begin when the Museum opens at 10am and are limited to the first 12 children on a first come, first serve basis.
Baby Sign Language - Lil Chameleon
Through September 28, 2019 - Tuckahoe
Baby Sign Language is a unique early communication class for caregiver and child to attend together. In this musical class, songs, stories, games and activities are used to learn to communicate using signs from American Sign Language in a way that is fun and easy. For ages 2 months-3 years.
Bicycle Sundays - Westchester County Center
Through September 29, 2019 - White Plains
During Bicycle Sundays, the parkway is open exclusively for bicyclists, in-line skaters, scooters, walkers, and joggers from Exit 22 at the Westchester County Center to Exit 4 at Scarsdale Road in Yonkers. The round-trip distance is 13 miles. The road is closed to automobiles in that stretch of parkway. Parking at the County Center lot in White Plains costs $8.
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.
Pack Chat for Kids - Wolf Conservation Center
Through September 29, 2019 - South Salem
This is the best introduction to wolves for families with young children. Kids will learn about the mythology surrounding wolves and the important role of wolves in the natural world. This is exciting time for wolves; they are out searching for prey as their pups grow bigger and bolder! Guests will visit Ambassador Wolves Alawa, Nikai and Zephyr, and possibly the WCC’s critically endangered red wolves and Mexican gray wolves as well. Pre-registration is required.
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.
New York Renaissance Faire - Sterling Forest
Through October 06, 2019 - Tuxedo
2019 marks the 42nd Anniversary Celebration of the New York Renaissance Faire. The Faire is a rollicking romp through Elizabethan England, set within the Majestic Groves of Sterling Forest. Travel back in time to an age of adventure! Join Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth I on a grand visit to a beautiful 16th-century English village. Cheer your favorite knight at the Joust Tournament. Meet Robin Hood and his Merry Band. Feast on savory sweets and tempting treats. See amazing acrobats, magical fairies, swashbuckling pirates, and more! Play a game of skill or chance. Stroll the quaint village as the music of the Renaissance surrounds you. Shop the marketplace, featuring over 100 artisans offering the finest in handmade wares.
Bilingual Storytime / Cuentacuentos Bilingüe - YONKERS PUBLIC LIBRARY - RIVERFRONT BRANCH
Through October 07, 2019 - Yonkers
Fun stories, songs, and rhymes in English and Spanish. Parents, caregivers, and children spend time with other community members. Enjoy interactive stories, action songs, and crafts! (Ages 1 - 5)
Cuentos divertidos, canciones y rimas en inglés y español. Todos comparten con los miembros de la comunidad y participan en los cuentos, se mueven al ritmo de las canciones y disfrutan de las manualidades (Edades 1 - 5)
DIG! PLANT! GROW! THE THREE SISTERS: CORN, BEANS, SQUASH - The New York Botanical Garden
Through October 11, 2019 - Bronx
For hundreds of years, the Three Sisters—corn, beans, and squash—have been favorite crops to grow together. Learn more about the Native Americans who grew them, the Lenape. Make your own corn husk doll, grind corn, sort beans, and identify fun and interesting squash fruits and seeds.
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.
Shark-Feeding Demonstrations - THE MARITIME AQUARIUM AT NORWALK
Through October 27, 2019 - Norwalk
Go “backstage” above The Maritime Aquarium’s “Ocean Beyond the Sound” exhibit for an exciting view of the sharks being fed and to learn about their care. The Maritime Aquarium is home to six sand tiger sharks, and one lemon shark, all about 8 to 9 feet long. For Aquarium guests, seeing the sharks through the exhibit window is impressive enough. But the “Shark-Feeding Demonstrations” add to the thrill, putting only a railing between participants and the sharks as the predators snap at food presented to them on a long pole. This program is 30 minutes long and participants must be at least 42 inches tall. Each session has a limit of 12 guests. Reserve your tickets and get more details online.
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.
SuperPower Dog - IMAX Theater, Maritime Aquarium
Through December 15, 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.
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.
Rock n' Roll Babies & Toddlers - Croton Free Library
Through August 28, 2020 - Croton-on-Hudson
It's time for great stories, classic kids' songs, new rock n’ roll music and lots of dancing! Meet songwriter-guitarist Amy Hersh, who has previously performed at the Ossining Public Library and the Clearwater Festival for stories and songs! Ages Birth and up.
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