Top Educational Activities for Kids in Westchester in January

Top Educational Activities for Kids in Westchester in January

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Learn while having fun at one of these top educational activities for kids in Westchester happening in January. This month, see the works of self-taught artists, and more!

Teen Creative Writers' Workshop FREE
WHEN: Jan. 4 - Mar. 1, select Thursdays, 3:15-4:45pm
WHERE: The Somers Library, Route 139 and Reis Park, Somers, NY
AGES: 13-17
WHAT: Work on developing your creative writing in a fun and encouraging environment. Registration is required. Sign-up at somerslibrary.org or call 914-232-5717.
WANT TO GO? 914-232-5717. somerslibrary.org.

Family Studio Projects
WHEN: Jan. 6 - 28, Saturday-Sunday, 1-4pm
WHERE: Hudson River Museum, 511 Warburton Ave., Yonkers, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Creative activities inspired by the museum's collections and exhibitions, led by junior docents and arts and science professionals. Art projects involve choosing your own perspective to create landscape artworks inspired by Walks with Artists: The Hudson Valley and Beyond.
WANT TO GO? $4; $2 children. 914-963-4550. hrm.org.

Earth, Moon, and Sun
WHEN: Jan. 6 - 28, Saturday-Sunday, 12:30pm
WHERE: Hudson River Museum, 511 Warburton Ave., Yonkers, NY
AGES: 5-8
WHAT: Learn how the Earth, Moon, and Sun work together as a system.
WANT TO GO? $4; $2. 914-963-4550.

The Sky Tonight
WHEN: Jan. 6 - 28, Saturday-Sunday, 2pm
WHERE: Hudson River Museum, 511 Warburton Ave., Yonkers, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Find out what is going on in the sky on the very night you see this live, interactive show.
WANT TO GO? $4; $2 children. 914-963-4550. hrm.org.

Moons: World of Mystery
WHEN: Jan. 6 - 28, Saturday-Sunday, 3:30pm
WHERE: Hudson River Museum, 511 Warburton Ave., Yonkers, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Follow the astronuts to our silvery moon, then journey to the outer planets to discover more moons. Come back to eart with new found wonder for the dynamic solar system where we live.
WANT TO GO? $4; $2 children. 914-963-4550. hrm.org.

First Sundays Gallery Tour
WHEN: Sunday, Jan. 7, 1pm
WHERE: Hudson River Museum, 511 Warburton Ave., Yonkers, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Explore the current exhibition Walks with Artists: The Hudson Valley and Beyond with a docent-led tour.
WANT TO GO? $7; $4 children. 914-963-4550. hrm.org.

Wednesdays @ Whitby School FREE
WHEN: Jan. 10 - Mar. 14, Wednesdays, 9:30am
WHERE: Whitby School, 969 Lake Ave., Greenwich, Connecticut
AGES: 3-5, 5-8, 9-12, Adult
WHAT: Come learn how Whitby students ask big questions, take action in the local community, and prepare to excel in high school, college, and beyond. Whitby was the first school in America to combine IB and Montessori within an early education program, and the longest running Montessori school in the United States.
WANT TO GO? 203-302-3900. whitbyschool.org/wednesdays-at-whitby.

Makers and Shakers Afterschool Club
WHEN: Jan. 10 - 31, 4:30pm-5:30pm
WHERE: Westchester Children's Musem, 100 Playland Park, Rye, NY
AGES: 9-12
WHAT: This is a 4-week drop off program to explore, build, experiment using museum exhibits-Registration required
WANT TO GO? $7 per person. 914-421-5050. discoverwcm.org.

Sunday Scholars
WHEN: Sunday, Jan. 14, 2pm
WHERE: Hudson River Museum, 511 Warburton Ave., Yonkers, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Dr. Tonya Lewis, independent scholar and environmental justice activist, will discuss government involvement and community empowerment regarding environmental conditions and concerns. This program, which is free and open to the public, is made possible through the support of the New York Council for the Humanities' Public Scholars program.
WANT TO GO? 914-963-4550. hrm.org.

Cooking 4 Kids
WHEN: Jan. 18 - Feb. 15, Thursdays, 2pm
WHERE: Chappaqua Children's Library, 19 S. Greeley Ave., Chappaqua, NY
AGES: 3-5, Adult
WHAT: Hands-on cooking lessons for kids with an adult.
WANT TO GO? chappaqualibrary.org.

Stroll with the Staff
WHEN: Sunday, Jan. 21, 1pm
WHERE: Hudson River Museum, 511 Warburton Ave., Yonkers, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Take a special tour with Laura Vookles, Chair of the Curatorial Department, on the last day of Walks with Artists: The Hudson Valley and Beyond.
WANT TO GO? $7; $4 children. 914-963-4550. hrm.org.

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