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Things to Do with Kids in Westchester this Weekend

Things to Do with Kids in Westchester this Weekend

Plan a fun weekend for your family in Westchester County!


Enjoy these fun weekend activities with your kids in Westchester. Start planning your weekend now.


Editor's Picks for This Weekend

Public Skate

WHEN: Oct. 24 - Mar. 13, Fridays, 5:30-10pm; Saturdays and Sundays, 1:30-3:30pm
WHERE: Ebersole Ice Rink at Delfino Park, 104 Lake Street, White Plains, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Come out for a cool time on the rink! WANT TO GO? $10; $8 youth; $5 seniors; $5 skate rental . 914-422-1444.
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Mommy & Me Meet the Animals

WHEN: Jan. 7 - Mar. 18, Fridays: 6 months and older 10-11:30am; 3 years and older 1-2:30pm *NO SESSION 1/21*
WHERE: Westmoreland Sanctuary, 260 Chestnut Ridge Road, Mount Kisco, NY
AGES: 3-8
WHAT: Pet and learn about an animal friend followed by self-directed play. WANT TO GO? $10; $5 members. 914-666-8448.
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Kids Night Out

WHEN: Jan. 8 - 29, Saturdays, 6-8:30pm
WHERE: Peace in Piermont, 458 Piermont Ave., Piermont, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Kids will adventure around Piermont, paint & craft, play board games, have a talent show and end the night with glowga (glow-in-the-dark yoga) and a guided meditation! WANT TO GO? $44 per child; $40 sibling discount. 845-848-2600.
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The Spongebob Musical

WHEN: Jan. 22 - 30, Saturdays, 8pm; Sundays, 2pm
WHERE: The Play Group Theatre, One North Broadway, Suite 111, White Plains, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Dive in for a raucous adventure with Spongebob, Patrick and more! WANT TO GO? $22; $18 senior citizen and children younger than 12. 914-946-4433.
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Ride the Wave with Bach to Rock

WHEN: Saturday, Jan. 29, 11am-12pm
WHERE: Westchester Children's Museum, 100 Playland Parkway , Rye, NY
AGES: 5-12
WHAT: See wave motion, the difference between transverse and longitudinal waves, and create your own musical instrument!  WANT TO GO? $5 or free for members plus admission: $9; $8 seniors; free for members, children younger than 1, and active duty military personnel and their families within the same household. 914-421-5050.
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Family Art Project: Sources of Winter Stillness

WHEN: Jan. 29 - 30, 10am-1pm
WHERE: Wave Hill, West 249th Street and Independence Avenue, Bronx, NY
AGES: All
WHAT:

Winter is a time of rest for many creatures, and a certain kind of magic can be experienced in the dormancy, hibernation and stillness of this season. Document this elusive feeling by creating your own mobiles, using an assortment of found and natural objects. This program takes place indoors in the Kerlin Learning Center located in Wave Hill House.

Please note the following important COVID-related information to ensure everyone’s safety: 

Approximately nine families will be able to participate at a time, based on the time each family arrives. 
If capacity is full when you arrive, you will be provided a “come back” card so you will have first entry for the next session. 
Each family will receive its own set of materials and cleaning will happen in between seating participants. 
All visitors must wear a mask inside. 
Registration not required. Questions? Please email call or email information@wavehill.org for more information. 

WANT TO GO? FREE with admission: $10; $6 students and seniors 65 and older; $4 children 6 and older; free for members. 718-549-3200.
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Winter Wolves

WHEN: Jan. 29 - 30, Saturday, 11am and 2pm; Sunday, 10am and 1pm
WHERE: Wolf Conservation Center, 7 Buck Run, South Salem, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Guests will visit gray wolves Alawa, Nikai, and Zephyr as well as potentially behold some of the WCC’s critically endangered red wolves and Mexican gray wolves. WANT TO GO? $15; $12 children younger than 12. 914-763-2373.
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Muscoot Farm Hike FREE

WHEN: Saturday, Jan. 29, 9-10am
WHERE: Muscoot Farm, 51 Route 100, Katonah, NY
AGES: 9 and older
WHAT: Join the farm Curator on a hike around the Farm Trails. Pre-registration required. Ages 10 and older. WANT TO GO? 914-864-7282.
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Tracks and Traces in the Snow

WHEN: Sunday, Jan. 30, 11am-12pm
WHERE: Teatown , 1600 Spring Valley Road, Ossining, NY
AGES: All
WHAT:

Become a nature detective and learn how to read tracks and signs animals leave behind. 

WANT TO GO? $8; $3 members. 914-741-0333.
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Even More Weekend Fun

Mommy & Me Meet the Animals

WHEN: Dec. 3 - Mar. 18, Fridays, 10-11:30am or 1-2:30pm
WHERE: Westmoreland Sanctuary, 260 Chestnut Ridge Road, Mount Kisco, NY
AGES: 3-8
WHAT: Pet and learn about an animal friend for 45 minutes, followed by 45 minutes of self-directed play. WANT TO GO? $5-$35. 914-666-8448.
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January Grab and Go Craft Pickup at the Port Chester-Rye Brook Public Library FREE

WHEN: Dec. 3 - Jan. 28, Monday-Tuesday. 9am-6pm; Thursday-Saturday. 9am-5pm
WHERE: Port Chester-Rye Brook Public Library, 1 Haseco Ave., Port Chester, NY
AGES: 3-8
WHAT:

Signup now by emailing pcrbchildrens@wlsmail.org or by calling (914)939-6710 and Press 3 to pick up a January Grab and Go craft. Children will be given a bag with all of the pieces they need to make a winter craft. This program is sponsored by The Klein Foundation. If you have any questions, please call with any questions. 

WANT TO GO? 914-939-6710.
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Our Art Belongs!

WHEN: Jan. 7 - Feb. 20, 10am-4pm
WHERE: Westchester Children's Museum, 100 Playland Parkway , Rye, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Inclusion Exhibit hosted by Westchester Children's Museum, featuring a group of artists with disabilities from The Institutes of Applied Human Dynamics (IAHD). Viewers must be accompanied by a child. WANT TO GO? $9 . 914-421-5050.
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Boogie Down Storytime with Wes and Jazy

WHEN: Jan. 8 - Apr. 30, Saturdays, 10-11am
WHERE: Mottley Kitchen, 402 E 140th St., South Bronx, NY
AGES: 3-12
WHAT: Come out for a family-friendly experience that cultivates early literacy awareness through joyful reading experiences! WANT TO GO? $19.95. 347-916-6234.
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February Grab and Go Craft Pickup FREE

WHEN: Jan. 17 - Feb. 25, Monday and Tuesday, 9am-6pm; Wednesday, 9am-5pm; Thursday-Saturday: 9am-5pm
WHERE: Port Chester/Rye Brook Library, 1 Haseco Avenue, Port Chester, NY
AGES: 3-12
WHAT:  
    WANT TO GO? 914-939-1180.
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    CANCELED Family Studio Art Workshop: Snowman Puppet

    WHEN: Jan. 22 - 30, Saturdays and Sundays, 1-4pm
    WHERE: Hudson River Museum, 511 Warburton Ave., Yonkers, NY
    AGES: 5 and older
    WHAT: Create a snowman puppet with art materials such as pom pom balls, foam or felt, popsicles, markers, buttons, and googly eyes, as well as with a choice of special wintery season scents. WANT TO GO? Included with admission: $8; $5 seniors 62 and older, students and veterans; $4 youth 3-18; free for members. 914-963-4550.
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    Virtual Winter Stories & More! with Ms. Tee the Children’s Librarian from the Port Chester-Rye Brook Public Library FREE

    WHEN: Jan. 25 - Mar. 29, New videos premiere Tuesdays
    WHERE: Port Chester-Rye Brook Public Library, 1 Haseco Ave., Port Chester, NY
    AGES: 3-8
    WHAT:

    Visit the Port Chester-Rye Brook Public Library's website  to hear Ms. Tee share songs, stories and more! Tune in for all the fun. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the library at (914)939-6710 and press 3.

    WANT TO GO? 914-939-6710.
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    Floral Design: Spring in the Winter

    WHEN: Friday, Jan. 28, 7-9pm
    WHERE: Westmoreland Sanctuary, 260 Chestnut Ridge Road, Mount Kisco, NY
    AGES: 13 and older
    WHAT:

    Create a beautiful, living floral arrangement with Nadia Ghannam. Work with a variety of plant material, including forsythia, bulbs, and locally-sourced, organic, high-end flowers to create living arrangements that can be planted when the ground thaws. Vases will be provided. Wine and hors d'oeuvres will be served. A sustainable gardening talk will be given by Westmoreland Sanctuary's Director of Conservation, Steve Ricker. Registration is required.

    WANT TO GO? $50. 914-666-8448.
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    Chappaqua Children's Room Lunar New Year Celebration FREE

    WHEN: Saturday, Jan. 29, 1:30-2:30pm
    WHERE: Chappaqua Library, 195 So. Greeley Ave, Chappaqua, NY
    AGES: 3-12
    WHAT:

    Celebrate the year of the Tiger via Zoon! Ms. Cristina from Joy of Mandarin will lead this program; watch performances and participate virtually in activities to celebrate the Lunar New Year. Register to get the link sent to you that day (one registration per family/screen). You will also be notified when a craft kit/goodie bag will be available to pick up at the Chappaqua Library children's room (registration does not guarantee a craft kit. These craft kits will be available first come first serve as long as supplies last).

    WANT TO GO? 914-332-0133.
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    Looking for more events in your area? Search our comprehensive events calendar.

    If you're like us, you love weekends because it's the time when you get to spend quality time with your kids, whether you are planning a day trip to a nearby destination or are looking for things to do that are close to home in Westchester County. There’s lots to do this weekend with your family, from concerts and performances to museum exhibits, shows, crafts activities, seasonal events, parades, and more, so you're sure to find something to do that the whole family will love. Look no further for ideas and plan your weekend with our guide that highlights the best family-friendly (virtual and in-person) events happening in and around Westchester County, including family fun in Mamaroneck, White Plains, Scarsdale, South Salem, Yonkers, Valhalla, Hastings-on-Hudson, Katonah, Eastchester, Tuckahoe, Tarrytown, Larchmont, Croton-on-Hudson, Pellham, Pleasantville, Bronx, and Peekskill. You can also check out our calendar for things to do each month, and for more fun in the New York area, visit our RocklandManhattanQueensBrooklyn, and Long Island weekend roundups!

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