Top Educational Activities for Kids in Westchester in August

Top Educational Activities for Kids in Westchester in August

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

Tech Tuesdays FREE
WHEN: Feb. 5 - Aug. 6, Tuesdays, 4:30-5:30pm
WHERE: White Plains Public Library, 100 Martine Ave., White Plains, NY
AGES: 5-8
WHAT: Activities include coding, computer animation, robotics, video game design, and augmented reality.
WANT TO GO? 914-422-1476. whiteplainslibrary.org.

Young Discoverers: Let's Explore The Shore!
WHEN: Jul. 3 - Aug. 28, Wednesdays, 11-11:30am
WHERE: Westchester Children's Museum, 100 Playland Parkway, Rye, NY
AGES: Newborn-5
WHAT: Sing a new song, play a movement game, and hear the story On the Edge of the Sea.
WANT TO GO? $7.50; $6.50 seniors; free for members, children younger than 1, and active duty military personnel and their families within the same household. 914-421-5050. discoverwcm.org.

Bring the Kids! Gilded Gold Frames
WHEN: Saturday, Aug. 10, 9:30am
WHERE: Boscobel House, 1601 Route 9D, Garrison, New York
AGES: 5-12
WHAT: Explore the past through hands-on activities. Then, take a break with a snack and bring the memories home with a special craft.
WANT TO GO? $12; $8 members. 845-265-3638. boscobel.org.

Family Tour: Signs of Summer
WHEN: Sunday, Aug. 11, 2:30pm
WHERE: Hudson River Museum, 511 Warburton Ave., Yonkers, NY
AGES: 3 and older
WHAT: Discover the powerful signs found in the Can I Get a Witness exhibit, then create your own message.
WANT TO GO? $7; $5 seniors 62 and older, veterans and students; $4 youth ages 3-8 . 914-963-4550. hrm.org.

KMA Stroller Tours
WHEN: Friday, Aug. 16, 9:30-10:30am
WHERE: Katonah Museum of Art, 134 Jay Street, Katonah, NY
AGES: 3-5
WHAT: Load up your stroller and join other parents and caregivers for an interactive tour of the summer exhibitions. Fussy babies welcome and activities provided for older siblings.
WANT TO GO? free with admission: $10; $5 seniors and students; free for members and children younger than 12. 914-232-9555. http://katonahmuseum.org.

Back to School Toolkit for High School Students FREE
WHEN: Wednesday, Aug. 28, 7-8pm
WHERE: Rye Free Reading Room, 1061 Boston Post Rd, , Rye, NY
AGES: 13 and older
WHAT: Learn how to set goals, organize time, how to solve problems early, how to get ahead, how to be more efficient with studying, how to balance academics with extracurriculars, and how to reimagine student success in general. Learn how to plan the year so students can live the day.
WANT TO GO? 914-967-0480. https://ryelibrary.org.

Bring the Kids! Clay Creations
WHEN: Wednesday, Aug. 28, 9:30am and 1pm
WHERE: Boscobel House, 1601 Route 9D, Garrison, New York
AGES: 5-12
WHAT: Explore the past through hands-on activities. Tickets include admission to 68 acres of Boscobel’s grounds, including lush gardens, a woodland trail, and the Great Lawn with its iconic view of the Hudson River. Reservations suggested. 
WANT TO GO? $12; $8 members. 845-265-3638. boscobel.org.

Bring the Kids! Pressed by Nature
WHEN: Thursday, Aug. 29, 9:30am and 1pm
WHERE: Boscobel House, 1601 Route 9D, Garrison, New York
AGES: 5-12
WHAT: Enjoy a family-focused tour of the Historic House Museum with Museum Educator Lisa DiMarzo. Explore the past through hands-on activities. Then, take a break with a snack and bring the memories home with a special craft.
WANT TO GO? $12; $8 members. 845-265-3638. boscobel.org.

Toy Testing Weekend
WHEN: Aug. 30 - Sep. 2, 10am-5pm daily
WHERE: Stepping Stones Museum for Children, 303 West Ave., Norwalk , CT
AGES: All
WHAT: Discover how some awesome mathematical and scientific concepts power your play with today’s popular toys and games and so much more.
WANT TO GO? Included with admission: $15; $10 seniors older than 62; free for children younger than 1, members and active duty military personnel and their families within the same household.. 203-899-0606. steppingstonesmuseum.org.

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