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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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FREE Mindfulness for Teens
WHEN: Friday, Jan. 31, 4-5pm
WHERE: White Plains Public Library, 100 Martine Ave., White Plains
AGES: 13-17
WHAT: Learn how mindfulness techniques, such as breathing and meditation, can promote calmness and creativity. Registration recommended.
WANT TO GO? 914-422-1476. whiteplainslibrary.org.

'Clue on Stage'
WHEN: Jan. 31-Feb. 1, Friday and Saturday, 7pm
WHERE: Archbishop Stepinac High School, 950 Mamaroneck Avenue, White Plains
WHAT: Based on the popular board game and adapted from the cult classic film.
WANT TO GO? $10. 914-946-4800. stepinac.org.

WHEN: Jan. 28-Feb. 9, 10am-5pm
WHERE: Stepping Stones Museum for Children, 303 West Ave., Norwalk , CT
WHAT: Enjoy this bright and breezy indoor children’s festival featuring top of the charts musical performances and cool character sightings.
WHY WE LOVE IT: The fun includes light and ice explorations and healthy food!
WANT TO GO? $15; $10 seniors 62 and older; free for children younger than 1, members and active duty military personnel and their families within the same household.. 203-899-0606. steppingstonesmuseum.org.

Animals Out of Paper
WHEN: Jan. 31-Feb. 15, See website for schedule
WHERE: Arc Stages, 147 Wheeler Avenue, Pleasantville
AGES: 13 and older
WHAT: Animals Out of Paper is a funny, poignant play about the collision of mismatched people and the complicated ways we hurt, heal, and love those around us.
WANT TO GO? $36; $28 students and seniors. 914-747-6206. https://arcstages.org.

IMAX Movies: 'Great Barrier Reef'
WHEN: Dec. 14-March 31, see website for schedule
WHERE: The Maritime Aquarium At Norwalk, 10 N. Water St., Norwalk, CT
WHAT: Discover how the reef is like a thriving metropolis populated by a cast of characters straight out of an adventure novel – heroes, bad guys, sidekicks, lovers, and clowns.
WANT TO GO? 1 IMAX film included with admission: $26.95; $24.95 ages 65 and older; $19.95 ages 3-12. 203-852-0700. https://maritimeaquarium.org/imax.

FREE Family Friday
WHEN: Jan. 3-31, Fridays, 4:30-5:30pm
WHERE: White Plains Public Library, 100 Martine Ave., White Plains
AGES: 5-12
WHAT: Join the library for an activity in the Castle such as arts and crafts or board games!
WANT TO GO? 914-422-1476. whiteplainslibrary.org.

'Fish Tales' – Story Time at The Maritime Aquarium
WHEN: Jan. 3-31, Fridays, 10:15-11am
AGES: 5-8
WHAT: “Fish Tales” feature stories, songs, and games that encourage children’s emerging language skills, followed by a play time.
WANT TO GO? $26.95; $24.95 ages 65 and older; $19.95 ages 3-12.. 203-852-0700. maritimeaquarium.org.

FREE Art Show: Bedford
WHEN: Jan. 24-Feb. 2, 1/25, 1/26, and 1/31-2/2 from 11am-5pm
WHERE: St. Matthew's Fellowship, 382 Cantitoe St., Bedford
WHAT: Over forty artists will participate in this year’s show, selling paintings, photographs and sculpture, as well as hand-made jewelry, glass items, and pottery at all price points.
WANT TO GO? Admission is free, prices vary for goods. 914-234-9636. artshowbedford.org.

FREE Discovery Storytime
WHEN: Jan. 3- March 27, Fridays, 10-11:30am
WHERE: Rye Free Reading Room, 1061 Boston Post Road, Rye
AGES: Newborn-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: Jan. 4- April 18, Saturdays, 9am-1pm
WHERE: Down to Earth Markets, 1 Harbor Island Park, Mamaroneck
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/.

FREE Ossining Winter Farmers Market
WHEN: Jan. 4- May 2, Saturdays, 9am-1pm
WHERE: Down to Earth Markets, Near the corner of Spring & Main Streets, Ossining
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: Jan. 3- May 29, Fridays, 9:30-10am
WHERE: Chappaqua Library, 195 So. 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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