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Fun Kid-Friendly Events for Families in Westchester County this Weekend

Fun Kid-Friendly Events for Families in Westchester County this Weekend

Plan a fun weekend for your family in Westchester County!


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 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.

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Teen Studio
WHEN: Friday, Feb. 21, 4-6pm
WHERE: Hudson River Museum, 511 Warburton Ave., Yonkers
AGES: 13-17
WHAT: Whether you are new to painting or want to hone your skills, you will enjoy this step-by-step workshop led by artist Madge Scott.
WANT TO GO? $5. 914-963-4550. hrm.org.

FREE Family Film
WHEN: Friday, Feb. 21, 4pm
WHERE: Chappaqua Library, 195 S. Greeley Ave., Chappaqua
AGES: All
WHAT: Enjoy a movie on the big screen.
WANT TO GO? 914-238-4779 x3. Chappaqualibrary.org.

FREE Sugaring
WHEN: Feb. 16-22, see event for schedule
WHERE: Muscoot Farm, 51 Route 100, Katonah
AGES: All
WHAT: Stop by the sugar shack to see how maple sap is turned into maple syrup.
WANT TO GO? 914-864-7282. muscootfarm.org.

School's Out, Stars Are In!
WHEN: Feb. 18-22, 12-5pm
WHERE: Hudson River Museum, 511 Warburton Ave., Yonkers
AGES: All
WHAT: Students on school break are invited to take part in art and science workshops, gallery activities, and more.
WANT TO GO? $8; $5 seniors 62 and older, students, veterans; $4 ages 3-18; free for members and children younger than 3. 914-963-4550. hrm.org.

Daddy & Me Animal Show
WHEN: Saturday, Feb. 22, 9:15-10:15am
WHERE: Rye Nature Center, 873 Boston Post Road, Rye
AGES: 3-8
WHAT: Fathers (or other caregivers) and children can join Rye Nature Center for this fun-filled animal adventure.
WANT TO GO? $15 per family; $10 per members family. 914-967-5150. ryenaturecenter.org.

FREE Family Yoga Time
WHEN: Saturday, Feb. 22, 11am
WHERE: Ossining Public Library, 53 Croton Ave., Ossining
AGES: 3-12
WHAT: Young Yogis, along with caregivers, can enjoy easy yoga activities including movement, stories, and crafts.
WANT TO GO? 914-941-2416. ossininglibrary.org.

Baseball Card Show
WHEN: Feb. 21-23, see event for schedule
WHERE: Westchester County Center, 198 Central Ave., White Plains
AGES: All
WHAT: All the sports memorabilia you could ever want is under one roof!
WANT TO GO? $10 per day; free for kids younger than 12. 631-243-1028. nyshows.org.

Family Art Project: Swamp Spectacles and Marsh Marvels
WHEN: Feb. 22-23, 10am-1pm
WHERE: Wave Hill, West 249th Street and Independence Avenue, Bronx
AGES: All
WHAT: Create spectacle-art of the plants and animals that make up these rich, biodiverse ecosystems by crafting large-scale puppets and float-like structures.
WANT TO GO? FREE with admission to grounds, $10 adults; $6 students and seniors 65 and older; $4 children 6 and older; free for children younger than 6 and free admission to grounds on Saturday until noon. 718-549-3200. wavehill.org.

Wellness Workshop: Winter Soap-making
WHEN: Sunday, Feb. 23, 10am-1pm
WHERE: Wave Hill, West 249th Street and Independence Avenue, Bronx
AGES: 13 and older
WHAT: Make your own cold-processed soap. Ages 12 and older with an adult. Registration required.
WANT TO GO? $55; 10% off for members. 718-549-3200. wavehill.org.

FREE Winter Adventure Series: Animal Tracks Make 'n' Take
WHEN: Sunday, Feb. 23, 2-3:30pm
WHERE: Marshlands Conservancy, 220 Boston Post Road, Rye
AGES: All
WHAT: Make and take home animal track prints, with an exploration to find them to follow where they lead.
WANT TO GO? 914-835-4466. https://parks.westchestergov.com/marshlands-conservancy.

MUMMENSCHANZ
WHEN: Sunday, Feb. 23, 3pm
WHERE: The Performing Arts Center, Purchase College, 735 Anderson Hill Road, Purchase
AGES: All
WHAT: MUMMENSCHANZ offers timeless insight on the human condition, a visually stunning spectacle that transcends cultural barriers and sparks the imagination.
WANT TO GO? $30-$70. 914-251-6200. https://artscenter.org/events/mummenschanz-you-me/.

Feeding Fun
WHEN: Feb. 9-29, see website for schedule
WHERE: Greenburgh Nature Center, 99 Dromore Road, Scarsdale
AGES: All
WHAT: Join naturalists for a hands-on program and learn about the care that goes into feeding the indoor animals as well as the birds of prey and barnyard.
WANT TO GO? $8; free for members. 914-723-3470. https://greenburghnaturecenter.org/events/program-event-calendar/.

FREE Discovery Storytime
WHEN: Fridays, Jan. 3-March 27, 10-11:30am
WHERE: Rye Free Reading Room, 1061 Boston Post Road, Rye
AGES: Newborn to 5
WHAT: Enjoy great stories and sing fun songs with the librarians, then let the kids learn and socialize in an open playtime with parents and caregivers.
WANT TO GO? 914-967-0480. https://ryelibrary.org/.

FREE Mamaroneck Winter Farmers Market
WHEN: Saturdays, Jan. 4-April 18, 9am-1pm
WHERE: Down to Earth Markets, 1 Harbor Island Park, Mamaroneck
AGES: All
WHAT: Shop with local farmers and artisan food makers through the winter at the indoor Mamaroneck Winter Farmers Market.
WANT TO GO? Admission is free, prices vary for goods. 914-923-4837. http://downtoearthmarkets.com/.

 

The Orchid Show: Jeff Leatham's Kaleidoscope
WHEN: Feb. 15-April 19, Tuesdays-Sundays, 10am-6pm
WHERE: The New York Botanical Garden, 2900 Southern Boulevard, Bronx
AGES: All
WHAT: Experience famed designer Jeff Leatham’s bold and colorful vision for the 18th annual Orchid Show.
WANT TO GO? $18-$30 Saturday-Sunday; $10-$23 Monday-Friday. 718-817-8700. nybg.org.


FREE Ossining Winter Farmers Market
WHEN: Saturdays, Jan. 4-May 2, 9am-1pm
WHERE: Down to Earth Markets, near the corner of Spring and Main Streets, Ossining
AGES: All
WHAT: The Ossining Farmers Market brings small farms and local artisan food makers together every Saturday year-round.
WANT TO GO? Admission is free, prices vary for goods. 914-923-4837. http://downtoearthmarkets.com/.

FREE Laptime
WHEN: Fridays, Jan. 3-May 29, 9:30-10am
WHERE: Chappaqua Library, 195 S. Greeley Ave., Chappaqua
AGES: 0-2
WHAT: Storytimes for pre-walkers with an adult.
WANT TO GO? 914-332-0133. chappaqualibrary.org.

FREE Rock n' Roll Babies & Toddlers 
WHEN: Through Aug. 28: Fridays, 10:15-10:45am
WHERE: Croton Free Library, 171 Cleveland Drive, Croton-on-Hudson 
AGES: Newborn to 5 
WHAT: It's time for great stories, classic kids' songs, new rock n’ roll music, and lots of dancing!  
WANT TO GO? 914-271-6612. http://crotonfreelibrary.org. 

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