Top Educational Activities for Kids in Westchester in August

Top Educational Activities for Kids in Westchester in August

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Learn while having fun at one of these top educational activities for kids in Westchester happening in August.

Art & Science Sundays
WHEN: Jul. 1 - Oct. 28, Sundays, 2-4pm
WHERE: The Science Barge, 99 Dock St., Yonkers, New York
AGES: 3-12
WHAT: Children ages 4-10 and adults can cross the gangplank and come aboard the Barge to learn about everything from growing hydroponic plants to making blooming pop-up plants.
WANT TO GO? $5 suggested donation. 914-513-7354. groundworkhv.org.

Bruce Beginnings, Jr. FREE
WHEN: Jul. 12 - Dec. 13, Second Thursday of the month, 9:45-10:45 am
WHERE: Bruce Museum, 1 Museum Drive, Greenwich, Connecticut
AGES: 0-2
WHAT: A welcoming and engaging museum experience for toddlers, ages 10-24 months, and their caregivers, through hands-on play and exploration. Sessions are inspired by the museum’s collections and exhibits.
WANT TO GO? $10; $8 seniors and students; free for children younger than 5. 203-869-0376. brucemuseum.org.

Family Gallery Tour
WHEN: Aug. 5 - 26, Sundays, 11:30am-12:15pm
WHERE: Bruce Museum, 1 Museum Drive, Greenwich, Connecticut
AGES: 5-12
WHAT: The Bruce Museum hosts gallery tours designed for those with children ages of 6-10.
WANT TO GO? $10 adults; $8 students and seniors; free for kids younger than 5. 203-869-0376. brucemuseum.org.

Doughboys: American Soldiers in the First World War FREE
WHEN: Saturday, Aug. 11, 1pm
WHERE: St. Paul's Church National Historic Site, 897 S. Columbus Ave., Mount Vernon, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: This educational presentation explores the American military experience in World War I, including the role of several soldiers buried at St. Paul’s, to commemorate the centennial of American participation in the Great War.
WANT TO GO? 914-667-4116. nps.gov/sapa.

Science Sunday
WHEN: Sunday, Aug. 12, 11:30am and 1:30pm
WHERE: Westchester Children's Museum, 100 Playland Parkway, Rye, NY
AGES: 3-5
WHAT: Drop in for Science Sunday on the second Sunday of the month. Sponsored by Con Edison.
WANT TO GO? $7; $6 seniors; free for children younger than 1. 914-421-5050. discoverwcm.org.

Chess Pop-Up in the Garden
WHEN: Saturday, Aug. 18, 12:30-2:30pm
WHERE: Hammond Museum, 28 Deveau Road, North Salem, NY
AGES: 9 and older
WHAT: Enjoy a pop-up of game of chess in the garden with life-size pieces and some regular-sized boards.
WANT TO GO? $5; $4 seniors; free for children younger than 12. 914-669-5033. hammondmuseum.org.

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