Fun Educational Activities for Kids in Rockland in December

Fun Educational Activities for Kids in Rockland in December

Learn while having fun at these educational and engaging events in and near Rockland in December.

Weekly Drop-In at Rockland Baby Café FREE
WHEN: Mar. 25 - Jan. 31, Thursdays, 11am-1pm
WHERE: Martin Luther King Multi-Purpose Center, 110 Bethune Blvd., Spring Valley, NY
AGES: 0-2, Adult
WHAT: A drop-in to get-together to meet and talk to new moms, learn how to make breastfeeding easier, make sure your baby is latching and gaining well, get tips on pumping and going back to work, and learn about other parenting topics.
WANT TO GO? 914-922-2240. rocklandgov.com.

DivorceCare for Women
WHEN: Sep. 4 - Dec. 11, 6:30pm
WHERE: Bethany Community Center, 605 Pascack Road, Township of Washington, New Jersey
AGES: Adult
WHAT: Join this weekly Divorce Support Group to find help, discover hope, and experience healing.
WANT TO GO? $15. 201-891-7494. bethanychurch.tv.

Master Ben's Boardgames FREE
WHEN: Dec. 3 - 17, Mondays, 4-6pm
WHERE: Nyack Library, 59 S. Broadway, Nyack, New York
AGES: 13-17
WHAT: Play some awesome new board games and meet fellow gamers.
WANT TO GO? 845-358-3370 x214. nyacklibrary.org.

Crazy 8s Math Club For Grades K - 2 FREE
WHEN: Dec. 3 - 17, Mondays, 5-6pm
WHERE: Dennis P. McHugh Piermont Public Library, 25 Flywheel Park W., Piermont, NY
AGES: 5-8
WHAT: Join Crazy 8s, where you'll build stuff, run and jump, make music, and make a mess.
WANT TO GO? 845-359-4595. piermontlibrary.org.

Financing an Independent School Education FREE
WHEN: Tuesday, Dec. 4, 7:30pm
WHERE: Arts Building Music Room, Green Meadow Waldorf School, 307 Hungry Hollow Road, Chestnut Ridge, NY
AGES: Adult
WHAT: See a presentation and ask questions about how to plan for and manage the cost of private school, in the context of other financial goals and priorities. 
WANT TO GO? 845-356-2514 x311. gmws.org .

Prenatal Classes FREE
WHEN: Wednesday, Dec. 5, 5-6pm
WHERE: Crystal Run Healthcare, 2 Centerock Road, West Nyack, NY
AGES: Adult
WHAT: Learn valuable information on how to care for your child, what to expect in the first weeks and months, and when to call the doctor.
WANT TO GO? 845-348-1100. crystalrunhealthcare.com.

Gathering the Magic with Master Ben FREE
WHEN: Dec. 5 - 26, Wednesdays, 4-6pm
WHERE: Nyack Library, 59 S. Broadway, Nyack, New York
AGES: 13-17
WHAT: For new and experienced players alike, learn the basics of Magic the Gathering, along with new tricks while meeting new people.
WANT TO GO? 845-358-3370 x214. nyacklibrary.org.

Library Chess Group FREE
WHEN: Dec. 5 - 26, Wednesdays, 5:30-8pm
WHERE: Albert Wisner Public Library, 28 Railroad Ave., Warwick, New York
AGES: 13 and older
WHAT: New players are always welcome to check out this non-instructional chess club.
WANT TO GO? 845-986-1047. albertwisnerlibrary.org.

Science Squad FREE
WHEN: Thursday, Dec. 6, 4:30-5:30pm
WHERE: Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library, Main Library , 10 W. Ramapo Road, Garnerville, NY
AGES: 9-12
WHAT: Participate in fun chemistry, physics, and technology experiments. Then join in a coding adventure with Hour of Code!
WANT TO GO? 845-786-3800. hkdpl.org.

Friday Fun at the Village Branch FREE
WHEN: Dec. 7 - 28, Fridays, 4pm
WHERE: Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library, Village Branch, 85 Main St., Haverstraw, NY
AGES: 5-17
WHAT: Enjoy different programs every week including Builder's Club, games, PS4, Code Club, and Science Squad.
WANT TO GO? 845-429-3445. hkdpl.org.

Minecraft Challengers FREE
WHEN: Saturday, Dec. 8, 3-4pm
WHERE: Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library, Main Library , 10 W. Ramapo Road, Garnerville, NY
AGES: 5-12
WHAT: Talk and play everything Minecraft! 
WANT TO GO? 845-786-3800. hkdpl.org.

Public Planetarium Show
WHEN: Sunday, Dec. 9, 2-4pm
WHERE: Town of Ramapo Challenger Center, 225 Route 59, Airmont, NY
AGES: 5 and older
WHAT: Following a one-hour planetarium show that includes a full-dome video, participants will take part in a hands-on astronomy-related project in the Center’s activity room.
WANT TO GO? $10 participants ages 9 and older; $5 seniors and children ages 8 and younger. 845-357-3416. ramapoparks.org.

Public Space Mission
WHEN: Sunday, Dec. 16, 2-5pm
WHERE: Town of Ramapo Challenger Center, 225 Route 59, Airmont, NY
AGES: 5 and older
WHAT: Participants will work in a simulated Spacecraft and Mission Control, and half way through the mission, a crew exchange provides the “astronauts” an opportunity to experience the other simulator.
WANT TO GO? $10 participants ages 9 and older; $5 seniors and children ages 8 and younger. 845-357-3416. ramapoparks.org.

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