Top Educational Activities for Kids in Westchester in October

Top Educational Activities for Kids in Westchester in October

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

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: Come aboard to learn about everything from growing hydroponic plants to making 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: An experience through hands-on play and exploration 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.

Winged Jewels of the Forest: Images of Birds in the Surrounding Hudson Valley
WHEN: Aug. 4 - Oct. 28, Monday–Friday, 9:30am–5pm; Saturday-Sunday, 10am–6pm
WHERE: New York Hall of Science, 4701 111th St., Corona, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: This exhibition features photographs of birds from Rockefeller State Park Preserve and highlights the diversity of said birds.
WANT TO GO? $16, $13 children, students, and senior citizens. 718-699-0005. nysci.org.

FusED: Building Resilience with our Youth
WHEN: Saturday, Oct. 6, 8am-12:30pm
WHERE: The University of Connecticut, 1 University Place, Stamford, CT
AGES: Adult
WHAT: The conference about building resilience in youth will include a breakfast, two keynote speakers, breakout sessions, and opportunities to explore and connect with local resources.
WANT TO GO? $25-$35. 914-285-9036. fusionwestchester.com.

STEAM Team FREE
WHEN: Thursday, Oct. 11, 4pm
WHERE: The Field Library, 4 Nelson Ave., Peekskill, NY
AGES: 5-12
WHAT: Flex your brain and your fingers with some hands-on STEAM activities and games.
WANT TO GO? 914-737-0847. fieldkids.wordpress.com.

Science Sunday
WHEN: Sunday, Oct. 14, 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.
WANT TO GO? $7; $6 seniors; free for children younger than 1. 914-421-5050. discoverwcm.org.

Battle of Pell's Point Encampment FREE
WHEN: Saturday, Oct. 20, 10am-4pm
WHERE: St. Paul's Church National Historic Site, 897 S. Columbus Ave., Mount Vernon, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Take in talks on the American Revolution, musket firing and militia drill, period music and dancing, dramatizations, crafts and cooking, historic children's games and toys, with dozens of costumed re-enactors.
WANT TO GO? 914-667-4116. nps.gov/sapa.

Calming the Spirit: Foods to Manage Stress with Drew DiVittorio
WHEN: Thursday, Oct. 25, 7-9pm
WHERE: Eileen Fisher Learning Lab, 50 S. Buckhout St., Suite 102, Irvington, NY
AGES: Adult
WHAT: This informative class explores exercises, foods, spices, and herbal remedies to alleviate insomnia, panic attacks, anxiety, stress, and depression. 
WANT TO GO? $35. 877-523-3433. eileenfisherlifework.com.

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