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Things to Do When School's Out For Rosh Hashanah

Things to Do When School's Out For Rosh Hashanah

Who's ready for a long weekend?

Here are all the best family events in the neighborhood for when school's on vacation for Rosh Hashanah! (Because whether you're celebrating the Jewish New Year or not, we can all appreciate a few days off from school.) From secular things to do and activities to religious events and opportunities to learn about Jewish culture, now's the perfect time to take this opportunity to have a little family fun in the New York metro area! So get out and hit the city, or take a trip to pick some apples and make the most of your long weekend!

 

Manhattan 

FREE Summer on the Hudson: Sun Gaze 
WHEN: May 26- Sept. 29, Last Sunday of the month, 1-4pm
WHERE: Pier I, Riverside Park South, Riverside Drive between 65th and 72nd streets, Upper West Side 
AGES: 3 and older 
WHAT: Use solar telescopes to safely look at the sun and see sunspots and prominences. 
WANT TO GO? nycgovparks.org. 

Sunday Story Time 
WHEN: Sept. 1-29, Sundays, 11:30am
WHERE: DiMenna Children's History Museum at New-York Historical Society, 170 Central Park W., Upper West Side 
AGES: 3-8 
WHAT: Head to the museum every Sunday for a special story time, followed by a fun craft activity.  
WANT TO GO? FREE with museum admission ($22 adults; $5 children ages 5-13; free for children younger than 5). 212-873-3400. nyhistory.org/childrens-museum. 

Galli's The Three Little Pigs 
WHEN: Sept. 21-29, Weekends, 2pm
WHERE: Galli Theater, 74 Warren Street, New York 
AGES: 3-12 
WHAT: Gordy, Perkey, and Snoozy pigs have left the nest and must build houses of their own. One settles for a quick fix. The other, puts a little elbow grease into it. But only one takes the time to make a house that stands up to the persistence of a certain wolf. 
WANT TO GO? $20 adults; $15 children. 212-731-0668. gallitheaternyc.com. 

FREE 35th Annual Medieval Festival
WHEN: Sunday, Sept. 29, 11:30am-6:00pm
WHERE: Fort Tryon Park, 741 Ft. Washington Ave., Fort Washington 
AGES: All 
WHAT: Fort Tryon Park is transformed into a medieval market town decorated with bright banners and processional flags. Performers, guests, and festival goers dress in medieval costume. Visitors are greeted by authentic period music, dance, magic, and minstrels, as well as jugglers and jesters. 
WHY WE LOVE IT: The afternoon concludes with a thrilling joust between four knights on horseback! 
WANT TO GO? 212-795-1600. WHIDC.osrg. 

Piano-Cello Duo Perform Concert to Benefit We've Got Rhythm Kids 
WHEN: Sunday, Sept. 29, 2:00pm
WHERE: Carnegie Hall, 57th Street/7th Avenue, New York 
AGES: 5 and older 
WHAT: Russian pianist Katya Grineva returns to Carnegie Hall with a special benefit concert featuring renowned cellist/Juilliard professor Byron Duckwall. 
WANT TO GO? $65 and Up. 212-247-7800. http://carnegiehall.org. 

High Holidays Family Services 
WHEN: Monday, Sept. 30, 10:00am
WHERE: 92Y, 1395 Lexington Ave, New York 
AGES: 3-5, 5-8, Adult 
WHAT: These soulful, energetic, and creative High Holiday experiences include a live band. 
WANT TO GO? $75 per person. 2124155500. 92y.org. 

Nom, nom with CMOM: Rosh Hashanah Sweet Treats 
WHEN: Sept. 30-31, daily, 2:00-3:30pm
WHERE: Children's Museum of Manhattan, 212 W. 83rd St., Upper West Side 
AGES: All 
WHAT: Kick off a sweet new year by making traditional Rosh Hashanah bites with an even sweeter, healthy twist! 
WANT TO GO? FREE with museum admission ($15; free for children younger than 1). 212-721-1223. cmom.org. 

FREE Free Movie Night- Aquaman 
WHEN: Tuesday, Oct. 1, 7:00-10:00pm
WHERE: Sherman Creek park, 3725 10th Ave, New York 
AGES: All 
WHAT: Come enjoy a movie in the park with your friends & loved ones. Don't worry the movie & popcornos on us! 
WANT TO GO? FREE. 212-333-2552. https://nyrp.org/green-spaces/events/movie-night-3/. 

DIY Stuffed Creatures 
WHEN: Tuesday, Oct. 1, 9:00am-5:00pm
WHERE: Children's Museum of the Arts, 103 Charlton St., SoHo 
AGES: 5-12 
WHAT: 
WANT TO GO? $200. 2122740986. https://cmany.org/classes-and-activities/art-colony/view/diy-stuffed-creatures-2/. 

FREE Urban Farm Exploration Days 
WHEN: May 11- Oct. 19, Weekends, 11am-5pm
WHERE: Randall's Island Park, 20 Randall's Island Park, Randall's Island 
AGES: All 
WHAT: Explore crops, rice paddies, and fragrant herbs, and meet chickens! 
WANT TO GO? 212-830-7722. randallsisland.org. 

FREE Discovery Walks for Families: The Ramble 
WHEN: Sept. 14- Oct. 19, 9/14, 9/30, 10/5, 10/9, 10/19 - 11am
WHERE: Belvedere Castle, mid-Central Park at 79th Street, New York 
AGES: 5-12, Adult 
WHAT: Explore how this carefully planned woodland provides habitat for a variety of wildlife. Join for hands-on exploration using Discovery Kits, backpacks filled with kid-friendly binoculars, field guides, hand lenses, and a complementary Discovery Journal. Registration required.  
WANT TO GO? Space is limited, registration required. Families with children ages 5+ only; no groups, please.. 2127720288. http://centralparknyc.org/events/parent-events/discovery-walks-for-families-the-ramble.html. 

FREE Art on the Farm 
WHEN: May 5- Oct. 20, Weekends, 2-4pm
WHERE: Randall's Island Park, 20 Randall's Island Park, Randall's Island 
AGES: All 
WHAT: Join for art projects inspired by the farm. 
WANT TO GO? 212-830-7722. randallsisland.org.

FREE Discovery Walks for Families: Turtle Pond 
WHEN: Sept. 7- Oct. 26, 9/7, 10/1, 10/14, 10/26 - 11:00am
WHERE: Belvedere Castle, mid-Central Park at 79th Street , Uptown 
AGES: 5-12, Adult 
WHAT: Discover the home to five species of turtles who live here year-round. Learn why they love basking in the sun on flat logs or rocks, which makes the base of Vista Rock the perfect spot for their sunbathing activities. Registration required.  
WANT TO GO? FREE. Space is limited, registration required. Families with children ages 5+ only; no groups, please. Please arrive 15 minutes before the start of the Discovery Walk to allow time for check in.. 212-772-0288 . http://centralparknyc.org/events/parent-events/discovery-walks-for-families-turtle-pond.html. 

FREE Free Arts Island Outpost 
WHEN: June 1- Oct. 27, Weekends, 11:00am-5:00pm
WHERE: Governors Island, Ferries leave from Brooklyn Bridge Park Pier 6 and 10 South St., Manhattan, New York Harbor 
AGES: All 
WHAT: Travel to historic Governors Island for free hands-on art-making workshops and art-viewing experiences! 
WANT TO GO? 212-440-2200. govisland.com. 

FREE New York Virtual Volcano Observatory
WHEN: Aug. 14- Oct. 27, Weekends, 11:00am-5:00pm
WHERE: Governors Island, Ferries leave from Brooklyn Bridge Park Pier 6 and 10 South St., Manhattan, New York Harbor 
AGES: All 
WHAT: Join volcanologists from CUNY and other NYC institutions to discover the complex life of magmas and volcanos – and the rich volcanic history of the New York region – through virtual reality experiences, a volcano sound gallery, guest speakers, and kid-friendly activities. 
WANT TO GO? 212-440-2200. govisland.com. 

Family Workshops 
WHEN: Sept. 15- Oct. 27, 2:30pm
WHERE: Japan Society, 333 E. 47th St., Midtown 
AGES: 5-12 
WHAT: Families with children ages 6-10 will construct and decorate a beautifully bound project that can be used for any sketching, writing, or creating purposes. 
WANT TO GO? $12; free for children younger than 3. 212-832-1155. japansociety.org. 

FunikiJam's BABY LIKES TO ROCK! family musical 
WHEN: Sept. 22- Oct. 27, Sundays, 11:00am-12:00pm
WHERE: Actors Temple Theatre, 339 W 47th St, Times Square 
AGES: All 
WHAT: When the United Nations asks Captain Jam to create a brand new kids' TV Show to promote global community, he invites the coolest, hippest, grooviest Agents of Jam from around the world to join him at the World Music Fair where they explore Mexico, Africa, Germany, Ireland, Arabia, and more. 
WANT TO GO? $37.50 and up. https://actorstempletheatre.com/. 

FREE Stargazing 
WHEN: July 23- Oct. 29, Tuesdays at Dusk
WHERE: The High Line, W. 14th St. and 10th Ave., Meatpacking District 
AGES: All 
WHAT: Peer through high-powered telescopes to see rare celestial sights. 
WANT TO GO? 212-500-6035. thehighline.org. 

Boo at the Zoo 
WHEN: Sept. 28- Nov. 3 , Weekends & Holidays 10am-5:30pm; Monday-Friday 10am-5pm
WHERE: Bronx Zoo, 2300 Southern Blvd., Bronx 
AGES: All 
WHAT: This year's Boo at the Zoo has family favorites like magic shows, costume parades, pumpkin carvings, a candy trail, animal treats, crafts, and mentalism shows, plus the Dinosaur Safari exhibit. 
WHY WE LOVE IT: Animal aficionados will appreciate meet and greets with vultures, owls, ravens, and more! 
WANT TO GO? $35.95; $31.45 seniors; $26.95 children 3-12; free for children younger than 2. 718-220-5100. bronxzoo.com. 

Alice in Wonderland the Musical 
WHEN: Sept. 21- Nov. 17 , Saturdays, 3:00p and 7:00pm; Sundays, 11:00a
WHERE: The Players Theatre, 115 MacDougal Street, New York 
AGES: 3-8 
WHAT: Tumble down the rabbit hole with the wonderfully, wild, wacky, and whimsical cast of characters in the new musical and world premiere of Alice in Wonderland by Michael Sgouros and Brenda Bell. 
WANT TO GO? $32-$52. 212-475-1237. literallyalive.com. 

Shalom Sing-A-Long 
WHEN: Sept. 9- Dec. 23 , 10:15-11:00am
WHERE: Congregation Or Zarua, 127 East 82nd Street, New York 
AGES: 3-5 
WHAT: Start your little one's day the happy & healthy way with song, dance, stories, bubbles, puppets, instruments, & more! Parents, grandparents and caregivers join us as we learn simple Hebrew, Jewish values, and favorite tunes! 
WANT TO GO? $20/class - drop in, $16/class if you sign up for the semester. (212) 452-2310 x15. orzarua.org/Early-Childhood/. 

Open Studio 
WHEN: May 18- Dec. 29, Weekends, 10:30am-3pm
WHERE: Whitney Museum of American Art , 99 Gansevoort St., Chelsea 
AGES: All 
WHAT: Make your own art inspired by works on view. 
WANT TO GO? $25; $18 seniors/students; free for children younger than 18. 212-570-7713. whitney.org/events/families-open-studio. 

Intrepid Adventures 
WHEN: July 27- Dec. 29 , Weekends, 12:00pm
WHERE: Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, Pier 86, West 46th Street at Twelfth Avenue, Hell's Kitchen 
AGES: 5-12 
WHAT: Each Adventure is inspired by a Museum exhibition. Register in advance. 
WANT TO GO? FREE with museum admission ($33 adults; $24 children ages 5-12; free for children younger than 5). 212-245-0072. intrepidmuseum.org. 

Sundays: Studio Art Sessions 
WHEN: Sept. 22- Dec. 29 , Sundays, 1:00-4:00pm
WHERE: The Jewish Museum, 1109 5th Avenue, New York 
AGES: 3-12 
WHAT: Paint, draw, sculpt, or craft a work of art inspired by exhibitions on view. 
WANT TO GO? FREE with museum admission ($18 adults; free for children and teens). 2124233200. https://thejewishmuseum.org/programs/families?utm_source=Listing&utm_medium=Listing&utm_campaign=L_FPStudioArtSundays_2019. 

Brooklyn

FREE Public Art: Bridge Over Tree 
WHEN: July 1- Sept. 29, daily, 6am-1am
WHERE: Brooklyn Bridge Park, 334 Furman St., Brooklyn Heights 
AGES: All 
WHAT: Armajani’s artwork features a 91-foot-long walkway with a set of stairs that rise and fall over a single evergreen tree. 
WANT TO GO? 718-222-9939. brooklynbridgepark.org. 

FREE Hattie Carthan Sunday Market 
WHEN: Sept. 1-29, Sundays: 1-6pm
WHERE: Hattie Carthan Herban Farm, 49 Van Buren St., Red Hook 
AGES: All 
WHAT: Shop for fresh, locally grown produce, stone fruits, vegetables, herbs, Hattie Carthan cage-free eggs, and more. 
WANT TO GO? https://nycgovparks.org/events/2019/09/01/hattie-carthan-sunday-market. 

FREE Movie Night at Habana Outpost 
WHEN: Sept. 1-29, 8pm 
WHERE: Habana Outpost, 757 Fulton St., Brooklyn 
AGES: All 
WHAT: Habana Outpost projects classic films (many are rated PG) onto its big outdoor screen from late spring to late fall. Movies include Jurassic Park and Wild Wild West.  
WANT TO GO? FREE with food or drink purchase . 718-858-9500. https://cafehabana.com/event/movie-nights/. 

FREE Kayaking in Red Hook 
WHEN: Sept. 1-29, Sundays (except Sept. 8): 1-4pm
WHERE: Louis Valentino Jr. Park Pier, Van Dyke St, Coffey St, Ferris St., Brooklyn 
AGES: 5 and older 
WHAT: With a mission is to help people get on the water and enjoy the New York Harbor, The Red Hook Boaters provide free kayaking in Red Hook. 
WANT TO GO? http://redhookboaters.org/. 

Prospect Park Walking Tours 
WHEN: Sept. 1-29, 10:30am-12:30pm
WHERE: Prospect Park - Westside, 95 Prospect Park West, Brooklyn 
AGES: All 
WHAT: Prospect Park Alliance and Turnstile Tours host a series of walking tours that examine the many layers of natural and human history to be found in Brooklyn's Backyard.  
WANT TO GO? $20; $18 seniors and students; $10 ages 5-12; free for children 4 and younger. https://prospectpark.org/visit-the-park/things-to-do/tours/. 

Sensory Room 
WHEN: Sept. 1-29, Sessions will be offered on Thursdays, Saturdays & Sundays from 2-2:30pm, 2:45-3:15pm, 3:30-4pm, 4:15-4:45pm
WHERE: Brooklyn Children's Museum, 145 Brooklyn Ave., Crown Heights 
AGES: All 
WHAT: Sensory Room is an inclusive space where children of all abilities can engage with their peers and explore their senses. 
WANT TO GO? FREE with admission: $11. 718-735-4400. brooklynkids.org. 

September 2019 Drop-In Play 
WHEN: Sept. 7-29, 1-5pm 
WHERE: SPARK by BCM, 1 John Street, Brooklyn 
AGES: 3-5 
WHAT: Join in drop-in art projects and play opportunities taking place on September weekends in our studio. 
WANT TO GO? $15 per child (FREE for adults). 718-852-2470. https://brooklynkids.org/spark/drop-in-play/. 

Taste of History: Apple Butter 
WHEN: Sept. 7-29, Saturdays & Sundays: 2-4pm 
WHERE: Lefferts Historic House, 452 Flatbush Ave., Brooklyn 
AGES: All 
WHAT: Every weekend in September, Lefferts Historic House offers the chance for visitors to help peel, cut, and core apples for the preparation of freshly stewed apple butter: a historic way of preserving fresh apples for a sweet and nutritious treat all winter long. 
WANT TO GO? $3 suggested donation. 718-789-2822. prospectpark.org. 

Parade of Trains 
WHEN: Sept. 28-29, Saturday and Sunday, 11am-4pm
WHERE: Brighton Beach B/Q Station, Brighton Beach Ave, Brooklyn 
AGES: All 
WHAT: The Transit Museum's vintage train cars are headed on a special trip to the end of the line. 
WANT TO GO? FREE with the swipe of a MetroCard!. 718-694-1600. https://nytransitmuseum.org/program/paradeoftrains2019/all/. 

FREE 45th Annual Atlantic Antic 
WHEN: Sunday, Sept. 29, 12-6pm 
WHERE: Atlantic Avenue , Atlantic Avenue between Fourth Avenue and Hicks Street, Boerum Hill 
AGES: All 
WHAT: The largest street fest in New York City, the Atlantic Antic is a mile long and spans four neighborhoods from 4th Avenue to Hicks Street. The fest offers over 500 merchants and vendors, ten stages of musical performances, and food from around the world and street fair classics. 
WHY WE LOVE IT: Kids will have a blast with pony rides, storytelling, and face painting, plus an entire block dedicated to family amusements. 
WANT TO GO? FREE admission with various prices for activities and food. https://atlanticave.org/atlantic-antic/. 

The Rock and Roll Playhouse Plays Music of The Grateful Dead for Kids 
WHEN: Sunday, Sept. 29, 12:30pm 
WHERE: Brooklyn Bowl, 61 Wythe Ave., Williamsburg 
AGES: All 
WHAT: The Rock and Roll Playhouse keeps kids of all ages singing and dancing to the music of The Grateful Dead.  
WANT TO GO? $12. 718-963-3369. therockandrollplayhouse.com. 

FREE Story Time: Caron Levis presents Mama's Work Shoes 
WHEN: Sunday, Sept. 29, 11:30am and 1:30pm
WHERE: Greenlight Bookstore PLG, 632 Flatbush Ave., Prospect Lefferts Garden 
AGES: All 
WHAT: Join author Caron Levis for storytime with her new book Mama’s Work Shoes, illustrated by Vanessa Brantley Newton. 
WANT TO GO? 718-246-0200. greenlightbookstore.com. 

FREE Civil War Living History at Fort Totten 
WHEN: Sunday, Sept. 29, 10:00am-4:00pm
WHERE: Bayside Historical Society, 208 Totten Avenue, Fort Totten, Bayside 
AGES: 9 and older 
WHAT: Enter the camp of Company K of the 67th NY Infantry for a day of Civil War Living History at Fort Totten, where you can walk in the footsteps of Union soldiers and discover all aspects of life in the 1860s. 
WANT TO GO? FREE. 718-352-1548. https://baysidehistorical.org/events-1/living-history-at-fort-totten. 

Bowl Hashanah: Rosh Hashanah at Brooklyn Bowl 
WHEN: Sunday, Sept. 29, 10am
WHERE: Brooklyn Bowl, 61 Wythe Ave., Williamsburg 
AGES: All 
WHAT: Celebrate the Jewish New Year with Rabbi Daniel Brenner, Antibalas' Jordan McLean and many others. The festivities include prayer, Shofar bowling, and meditation.  
WHY WE LOVE IT: Fuel up with a delicious vegetarian/dairy lunch from Blue Ribbon. 
WANT TO GO? $40 and up. 718-963-3369. therockandrollplayhouse.com. 

The Sparrow Sisters at Norman and Jules Backyard 
WHEN: Sept. 2-30, 4pm
WHERE: Norman and Jules, 158 Seventh Avenue, Brooklyn 
AGES: Newborn-5 
WHAT: The Sparrow Sisters perform a sweet mixture of folk and nursery songs with guitar, ukulele, vocal harmony...plus a visit from resident puppet Henry the Caterpillar.  
WANT TO GO? $10. 347-987-3323 . https://normanandjules.com/. 

FREE Family 3D Designing Printing Series 
WHEN: Sept. 9-30, Mondays, 3:30-5:30pm
WHERE: Queensbridge Park, Queensboro Bridge, 41 Rd., 40 Ave. bet. The East River, Vernon Blvd., and 21 St., Queens 
AGES: All 
WHAT: Learn the basics of 3D printing and 3D design with the whole family. Turn your sketches and ideas into 3D objects! Families are required to attend all sessions of this program. 
WANT TO GO? https://nycgovparks.org/parks/queensbridgepark. 

FREE Do It Yourself: DIY 
WHEN: Sept. 9-30, 3:30pm 
WHERE: Brooklyn Public Library, Williamsburgh , 240 Division Ave. , Williamsburgh 
AGES: All 
WHAT: Make things out of other things, or make a gift for someone you love. Most materials will be provided.  
WANT TO GO? 718-302-3485. bklynlibrary.org/locations/williamsburgh. 

FREE FG Graphic Novel Book Group 
WHEN: Tuesday, Oct. 1, 7:30pm
WHERE: Greenlight Bookstore, 686 Fulton St. (at S. Portland St.), Fort Greene 
AGES: 9-17 
WHAT: Led by Greenlight bookseller Emily, this new graphic novel book group in Fort Greene reads and discusses comics and graphic novels in a variety of genres. 
WANT TO GO? 718-246-0200. greenlightbookstore.com. 

FREE Queens Open House 
WHEN: Tuesday, Oct. 1, 9:00am
WHERE: United Nations International School, 173-53 Croydon Road, Jamaica Estates 
AGES: 5-12 
WHAT: Parents and guardians who are interested in applying for grades k through 8 for the 2020-21 academic year are invited to visit the Queens Campus, learn more about the curriculum and take a tour. 
WANT TO GO? free. 7186586166. https://unis.org/. 

Rosh Hashanah in Prospect Park 
WHEN: Tuesday, Oct. 1, 12-4pm
WHERE: Prospect Park Audubon Center, 101 East Drive, Flatbush 
AGES: All 
WHAT: Join Prospect Park Alliance during the Rosh Hashanah holiday for family-friendly activities at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, Lefferts Historic House, and the Prospect Park Carousel. 
WHY WE LOVE IT: Kids can play badminton, croquet, and cornhole, and enjoy a Bird Nerd Game Hour and animal encounters. 
WANT TO GO? FREE with $2.50 per carousel ride . 646-393-9031. prospectpark.org. 

FREE Babies & Books 
WHEN: Oct. 1-2, Oct 1 & 2: 1:30pm
WHERE: Brooklyn Public Library, Park Slope, 431 6th Ave., Park Slope 
AGES: 0-2 
WHAT: Lap songs, fingerplays, board books, and playtime for the littlest pre-readers! This program is designed for lap-sitting babies 0-12 months old and their caregivers. 
WANT TO GO? 718-832-1853. bklynlibrary.org/locations/park-slope.

Reading Zoo 
WHEN: Sept. 1- Oct. 6, Tuesday-Wednesday, 10AM–5PM; Thursday, 10AM–6PM; Friday, 10AM–5PM Saturday and Sunday, 10AM–7PM
WHERE: Brooklyn Children's Museum, 145 Brooklyn Ave., Crown Heights 
AGES: All 
WHAT: Let your imagination run wild with Reading Zoo, an exhibit inspired by animal stories, natural habitats, and highlights from Brooklyn Children’s Museum’s collection of animal taxidermy. 
WANT TO GO? $11. 718-735-4400. brooklynkids.org. 

FREE Tavern Terrace Summer Concert Series 
WHEN: Sept. 6- Oct. 26, 6-11pm 
WHERE: Historic Richmond Town , 441 Clarke Ave, Staten Island 
AGES: All 
WHAT: The Terrace will be open Friday and Saturday evenings all summer long, featuring live music each Saturday. Bring a blanket and have a picnic! 
WANT TO GO? https://historicrichmondtown.org/. 

FREE play:groundNYC's The Yard 
WHEN: May 4- Oct. 27, Saturday-Sunday, 12-4pm 
WHERE: Governors Island, Ferries leave from Brooklyn Bridge Park Pier 6, New York Harbor 
AGES: All 
WHAT: The Yard is a 50,000 square-foot adventure playground stocked with loose parts, tools, and space for kids to play. 
WANT TO GO? 212-440-2200. govisland.com. 

FREE New York Virtual Volcano Observatory 
WHEN: June 1- Oct. 27, Saturday-Sunday, 11am-5pm 
WHERE: Governors Island, Ferries leave from Brooklyn Bridge Park Pier 6, New York Harbor 
AGES: All 
WHAT: Join volcanologists to discover the complex life of magmas and volcanos through virtual reality experiences, a volcano sound gallery, and kid-friendly activities. 
WANT TO GO? 212-440-2200. govisland.com. 

FREE Smorgasburg 
WHEN: July 21- Oct. 27, 11am-6pm
WHERE: Prospect Park, Eastside: Breeze Hill, Ocean Avenue, Prospect Lefferts Garden 
AGES: All 
WHAT: This open-air food fair returns with more than 100 local and regional food purveyors. 
WANT TO GO? 718-965-8951. prospectpark.org. 

Storytime 
WHEN: Sept. 2- Oct. 28, see website for schedule
WHERE: Stories Bookshop + Storytelling Lab, 458 Bergen Street, Park Slope 
AGES: Newborn-5 
WHAT: Enjoy a 30-minute staff-led storytime, filled with songs and stories, perfect for little ones with their grown-ups. 
WANT TO GO? $10/day. 718-369-1167. storiesbk.com. 

FREE Kids Tech Time 
WHEN: Oct. 1-29, Tuesdays: 3pm
WHERE: Brooklyn Public Library, Gerritsen Beach, 2808 Gerritsen Ave., Gerritsen Beach 
AGES: 3-12 
WHAT: Hang out and enjoy different kinds of tech with other kids 12 and younger. 
WANT TO GO? 718-368-1435. bklynlibrary.org/locations/gerritsen-beach. 

Tots Time 
WHEN: Oct. 1-31, Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays: 11am-1pm
WHERE: Staten Island Children's Museum, 1000 Richmond Terrace, Staten Island 
AGES: Newborn-5 
WHAT: Play in learning centers, listen to stories, and create artwork! Ages 2-4. 
WANT TO GO? $6 additional per child . https://sichildrensmuseum.org. 

FREE Brooklyn Bridge Park: Environmental Education Center Open Hours 
WHEN: Oct. 1-31, Tuesdays & Thursdays: 3-5pm; Saturdays & Sundays: 1-5pm 
WHERE: Brooklyn Bridge Park, 334 Furman St., Brooklyn Heights 
AGES: All 
WHAT: Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park by visiting the Environmental Education Center's 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and more. 
WANT TO GO? 718-222-9939. brooklynbridgepark.org. 

Imaging Women In The Space Age 
WHEN: Sept. 1- Nov. 3 , Various Times 
WHERE: New York Hall of Science, 47-01 111th St, Corona 
AGES: All 
WHAT: This exhibition includes vintage and current images of women as aviators and astronauts from fashion, television, film, pop culture and toys (e.g. Barbie and LEGO astronaut dolls), as well as new developments in space-inspired fashion. 
WANT TO GO? FREE with museum admission: $16 Adults; $13 Children ages 2-17, Students, and senior citizens. https://nysci.org. 

FREE New York Road Runners Open Run 
WHEN: Sept. 6- Dec. 18, Tuesdays, 7pm
WHERE: Brooklyn Bridge Park, Pier 6, Atlantic Avenue and Furman Street, Brooklyn Heights 
AGES: All 
WHAT: Participate in free weekly 2.5- to 3-mile runs or walks, directed by volunteers. 
WANT TO GO? 718-222-9939. brooklynbridgepark.org. 

Fight for Sunlight Exhibit 
WHEN: Oct. 1- Dec. 31 , 10am-5:30pm
WHERE: Brooklyn Botanic Garden, 1000 Washington Ave., Crown Heights 
AGES: All 
WHAT: Brooklyn Botanic Garden’s greenhouse complex was built in the 1980s to cultivate and display plants from environments around the world. Specifically selected for its access to sunlight, this is one of the only places in New York City where you can see such a diverse collection of rare plants in bloom year-round. 
WANT TO GO? FREE with Garden admission: $15 adults; $8 seniors and students 12+, FREE children and under . 718-623-7200. bbg.org. 

Apollo 11: First Steps Edition 
WHEN: Sept. 1- Jan. 21, Daily at 3pm 
WHERE: New York Hall of Science, 47-01 111th St, Corona 
AGES: All 
WHAT: Timed to coincide with the 50th anniversary of NASA’s celebrated Apollo 11 mission, Apollo 11: First Steps Edition is a thrilling 2D cinematic experience showcasing the real-life moments of the first lunar landing. 
WANT TO GO? $6 Adults; $5 children plus museum admission: $16 Adults; $13 children, students & senior citizens . https://nysci.org. 

An Opening 
WHEN: Sept. 7- June 30, Tuesday-Sunday, 11am-6pm
WHERE: Brooklyn Historical Society, 128 Pierrepont St., Brooklyn Heights 
AGES: All 
WHAT: An Opening, an installation of audio and visual artworks by Brooklyn-based artist Kameelah Janan Rasheed, engages with a multiplicity of Muslim experiences in Brooklyn. 
WANT TO GO? Suggested Admission: $10; $6 Seniors and teachers; FREE for children and visitors with disabilities. 718-222-4111. brooklynhistory.org. 

Queens

Glow Kids Party 
WHEN: Aug. 23- Sept. 29, See website for days and times
WHERE: Doha, 3834 31st street, Long Island City 
AGES: 3-12 
WHAT: The whole family will have a blast at our Glow In the Dark Kids Party, Uh la - lala. We'll have glow in the dark face painting, arts and crafts, a dance instructor, balloon twisting, goodie bags, pictures & videos, surprise apperance & unlimited cotton candy. 
WANT TO GO? $20. 3478014381. https://glowkidsparty.com. 

Wearable Art: Make Your Own Lucky Pouch : Bokjumeoni 
WHEN: Sunday, Sept. 29, 2:00pm
WHERE: Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd, Flushing 
AGES: 9 and older 
WHAT: Make your own Bokjumeoni- a traditional Korean pouch that is believed to contain good luck. In Korea, it is often used as a bag for small presents given to friends and family. 
WANT TO GO? $10 adults; $5 children. 7184637700. http://flushingtownhall.org/event/9b51793356fded41a3dc070c2f92f348. 

FREE Bonkerz the Clown 
WHEN: Sunday, Sept. 29, 2:00-3:00pm; 4:00-5:00pm
WHERE: Fantasy Forest Amusement Park, 5351 111th St, Corona 
AGES: All 
WHAT: This wise-cracking Brooklyn clown is proud to cross the borough border and bring his show to Queens! He’ll crack jokes, clown around, and wow you with his magic tricks. 
WANT TO GO? https://fantasyforestnyc.com/. 

FREE Family Movie Showing 
WHEN: Sept. 13-30, see website for dates and times
WHERE: Queens Library - East Elmhurst Branch, 95-06 Astoria Boulevard, East Elmhurst 
AGES: All 
WHAT: Watch family-friendly movies like "The Secret Life of Pets 2" and "Aladdin." 
WANT TO GO? http://queenslibrary.org/branch/east-elmhurst?filters=ev_loc:93100000. 

FREE Rosh Hashanah Craft 
WHEN: Monday, Sept. 30, 2:00-3:00pm
WHERE: Queens Library - East Elmhurst Branch, 95-06 Astoria Boulevard, East Elmhurst 
AGES: 5-12 
WHAT: In honor of Rosh Hashanah, the East Elmhurst Community Library will be having an apple-themed craft.  
WANT TO GO? http://queenslibrary.org/branch/east-elmhurst?filters=ev_loc:93100000. 

Rosh Hashanah Shofar Sculptures 
WHEN: Sept. 30- Oct. 1, 1:00-5:00pm
WHERE: Children's Museum of Manhattan, 212 W. 83rd St., Upper West Side 
AGES: 5-12 
WHAT: Celebrate Rosh Hashanah with CMOM as we learn about the traditions of this holiday and make a Shofar (Ram’s horn) to celebrate the new year! 
WANT TO GO? FREE with museum admission ($15; free for children younger than 1). 212-721-1223. cmom.org. 

FREE Bingo for Kids 
WHEN: Tuesday, Oct. 1, 4:00-5:00pm
WHERE: Queens Library - East Elmhurst Branch, 95-06 Astoria Boulevard, East Elmhurst 
AGES: All 
WHAT: Come and enjoy an evening of bingo and there will be prizes and surprises! 
WANT TO GO? http://queenslibrary.org/branch/east-elmhurst?filters=ev_loc:93100000. 

FREE Autumn Wreath Craft 
WHEN: Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2:30-3:30pm
WHERE: Queens Library - Douglaston-Little Neck Branch, 249-01 Northern Blvd., Little Neck 
AGES: 5-12 
WHAT: Children 5 years old and up are welcome to make beautiful autumn wreaths. 
WANT TO GO? 718-225-8414. queenslibrary.org/branch/Douglaston/Little-Neck. 

Rent 
WHEN: Sept. 19- Oct. 6, See website for days and times
WHERE: The Secret Theatre, 44-02 23rd Street (between 44 Ave and 44th Rd), New York City 
AGES: 13 and older 
WHAT:  Welcome to Rent, the Pulitzer and Tony Award-winning musical that shaped a generation. With its premiere in 1996, this production became a pop culture powerhouse of urban life, rock music, and a story that all ages can relate to.  
WANT TO GO? $25 at door; $22 advance. 718-392-0722. secrettheatre.com. 

FREE Meditation for Kids 
WHEN: Sept. 9- Oct. 10, 4:00-5:00pm
WHERE: Queens Library - Woodhaven Branch, 85-41 Forest Parkway, Woodhaven 
AGES: 5-12 
WHAT: Kids ages 5-12 can learn about the benefits and different techniques of meditation. 
WANT TO GO? 718-849-1010. 

FREE Art on the Farm 
WHEN: May 5- Oct. 20, Weekends, 2-4pm
WHERE: Randall's Island Park, 20 Randall's Island Park, Randall's Island 
AGES: All 
WHAT: Join for art projects inspired by the farm. 
WANT TO GO? 212-830-7722. randallsisland.org. 

FREE Basic Guitar Lessons 
WHEN: Oct. 1-22, Tuesdays, 4:00-5:30pm
WHERE: Queens Library - Woodhaven Branch, 85-41 Forest Parkway, Woodhaven 
AGES: 5-12 
WHAT: Learn basic chords and songs in four weeks of lessons for ages 6-12. Guitars available with library cards. Must attend all lessons. Preregistration required. Limited space. 
WANT TO GO? (718) 849-1010. 

The Amazing Maize Maze 
WHEN: Sept. 21- Oct. 26, Weekends, 11:00am-4:30pm
WHERE: Queens County Farm Museum, 73-50 Little Neck Parkway, Floral Park 
AGES: All 
WHAT: Get lost in NYC’s only corn maze! The adventure begins with a stalk talk to prepare you for the 3-acre challenge of finding clues, solving puzzles and making your way out of this interactive maze.   
WANT TO GO? $15 adults; $8 children younger than 13 (advance tickets: $10 adults, $5 children younger than 13). 718-347-3276. queensfarm.org. 

Frights and Phantoms of Flushing 
WHEN: Sept. 21- Oct. 26, See website for days and times
WHERE: Quaker Meeting House, 137-16 Northern Blvd, Flushing 
AGES: 9 and older 
WHAT: Venture into the neighborhood of Flushing, Queens, home to some of the oldest, best-preserved, and most significant buildings in the United States. This tour will examine the fascinating history of the neighborhood, as well as its abundant ghoulish and ghostly stories. 
WANT TO GO? $25. https://queenshistoricalsociety.org/events/frights-and-phantoms-of-flushing/. 

FREE Free Arts Island Outpost 
WHEN: June 1- Oct. 27, 11am-5pm
WHERE: Governors Island, Ferries leave from Brooklyn Bridge Park Pier 6, New York Harbor 
AGES: Newborn-5 
WHAT: Enjoy free hands-on art making workshops and art-viewing experiences. 
WANT TO GO? 212-440-2200. govisland.com. 

FREE Book Jeopardy 
WHEN: Sept. 3- Dec. 17 , Tuesdays, 5:00-5:30pm
WHERE: Queens Library - Ridgewood Branch, 20-12 Madison St., Ridgewood 
AGES: 5-8 
WHAT: Children ages 7 to 12 years old are invited to join for an exciting, book-themed, kid version of the trivia game Jeopardy. 
WANT TO GO? 718-821-4770. queenslibrary.org/branch/Ridgewood. 

NYRR Open Run Baisley Pond Park 
WHEN: June 22- Dec. 26 , 9:00 am; Check-in 8:45 am
WHERE: Baisley Pond Park , 156-10 Baisley Blvd, Jamaica 
AGES: All 
WHAT: NYRR Open Run is a community-based, volunteer-led running initiative - bringing free weekly runs and walks to local neighborhood parks. Open Run is for all ages and abilities, dogs and strollers are welcome. 
WANT TO GO? FREE. 3476920488. https://facebook.com/groups/328717541146271/. 

FREE Baby Playdate 
WHEN: July 1- Dec. 30 , Mondays, 3:30-5pm
WHERE: Queens Library: Court Square, 25-01 Jackson Ave., Long Island City 
AGES: 0-2 
WHAT: Drop in for an unstructured playdate.  
WANT TO GO? 718-937-2790. queenslibrary.org/branch/court-square. 

FREE Chess Club 
WHEN: Aug. 12- Dec. 30 , Mondays, 5:00-6:00pm
WHERE: Queens Library - Seaside Branch, 116-15 Rockaway Beach Boulevard, Rockaway Park 
AGES: 5-17 
WHAT: Challenge your brain, make new friends, and have fun while learning critical thinking and problem-solving skills! 
WANT TO GO? 718-634-1876. 

FREE Coloring Club 
WHEN: Aug. 12- Dec. 30 , Mondays, 3:00-5:00pm
WHERE: Queens Library - Seaside Branch, 116-15 Rockaway Beach Boulevard, Rockaway Park 
AGES: All 
WHAT: Come down to the Seaside Library and de-stress with some coloring!  
WANT TO GO? 718-634-1876. 

FREE Knitting Club 
WHEN: Aug. 13- Dec. 31 , Tuesdays, 2:30-4:30pm
WHERE: Queens Library - Bellerose Branch, 250-06 Hillside Ave., Bellerose 
AGES: All 
WHAT: Come learn knitting and enjoy the fun! Yarns and needles are provided during the sessions.  
WANT TO GO? 718-831-8644. queenslibrary.org/branch/bellerose. 

Apollo 11: First Steps 
WHEN: May 17- Jan. 21, 2pm
WHERE: New York Hall of Science, 4701 111th St., Corona 
AGES: All 
WHAT: This film showcases the real-life moments of the first lunar landing. 
WANT TO GO? $6; $5 children, students, and senior citizens, plus museum admission. 718-699-0005. nysci.org. 

Superpower Dogs 3D 
WHEN: June 15- May 31, Daily; 11 am & 1 pm
WHERE: New York Hall of Science, 47-01 111th Street, Corona 
AGES: All 
WHAT: This immersive 3D movie showcases the life-saving superpowers and extraordinary bravery of some of the world's most amazing dogs. Viewers will journey around the globe to meet remarkable dogs who save lives and discover the powerful bond they share with their human partners. 
WANT TO GO? $6 adults; $5 children, students & senior citizens, plus museum admission. 718-699-0005. https://nysci.org/event/superpower-dogs-3d/. 

FREE Chess For All 
WHEN: Sept. 3- June 30, Tuesdays, 4:00-5:30pm
WHERE: Queens Library - Rosedale Branch, 144-20 243 St., Rosedale 
AGES: All 
WHAT: This program is open to all chess lovers from beginners to advanced players. 
WANT TO GO? 718-528-8490. queenslibrary.org/branch/Rosedale. 

Nassau County

Bethpage Polo at the Park 
WHEN: July 21- Sept. 29, Sundays, 3pm
WHERE: Bethpage State Park, Plainview Road & Manchester Drive, Bethpage 
AGES: All 
WHAT: Catch a live polo match this summer. 
WHY WE LOVE IT: It's a relaxing way to wrap up a summer weekend as a family. 
WANT TO GO? $15; $5 Senior Citizens, Active Military, College ID; see website for more options. http://bethpagepolo.com. 

Long Island Fair 
WHEN: Sept. 21-29, Weekends, 10am-5pm; Last admission is 3:30pm
WHERE: Old Bethpage Restoration Village, 1303 Round Swamp Road, Old Bethpage 
AGES: All 
WHAT: Families will enjoy pig racing, a high dive show, a bicycle stunt show, a petting zoo and camel rides, The Butterly Experience, musical performances, and magic shows. 
WHY WE LOVE IT: Get a taste of history too with Teddy Roosevelt’s Rough Riders and The Old Bethpage Village Brass Band. 
WANT TO GO? $15; $13 seniors older than 60 and children ages 5-12; free for children younger than 5. 516-572-8401. https://lifair.org/. 

Once Upon a Child's Coat Kick-off Event 
WHEN: Sept. 28-29, Saturday 9am-6pm; Sunday 11am-5pm
WHERE: Once Upon a Child, 1089 Hicksville Road, Seaford 
AGES: 3-17 
WHAT: Shop thousands of coats, snow suits, boots, hats, and gloves of all brands at up to 75% off retail. 
WANT TO GO? Admission is free, prices vary for goods. 516-579-4200. onceuponachildseaford.com. 

The 27th Annual Malverne Fall Festival & Classic Car Show 
WHEN: Sunday, Sept. 29, 11am-4pm
WHERE: Malverne Village, Park and Lots surrounding Malverne Train Station, Malverne 
AGES: All 
WHAT: The festival will feature a craft fair, live entertainment, inflatable kids' rides, dance and martial arts demos, and a pumpkin patch. 
WHY WE LOVE IT: Stay for lunch with the delicious chili cook off. 
WANT TO GO? Admission is free, prices vary for goods. https://lifairs.com/. 

FREE Antoni Ravioli Italian Street Fair 
WHEN: Sunday, Sept. 29, 11am-6pm
WHERE: Antoni Ravioli, 879 N Broadway, North Massapequa 
AGES: All 
WHAT: A day of fun for the whole family with a classic car show and DJ Night Train playing music.  
WANT TO GO? 516-799-0350. https://antoniravioli.com/. 

FREE Family Rosh Hashanah Service 
WHEN: Monday, Sept. 30, 1:30pm
WHERE: Temple Judea, 333 Searingtown Road, Manhasset 
AGES: All 
WHAT: Families with young children are invited to experience the prayers and music of the High Holidays. 
WANT TO GO? 516-581-2217. https://temple-judea.com/. 

FREE Kids Movie: The Secret Life of Pets 2 
WHEN: Monday, Sept. 30, 2-4pm
WHERE: Island Trees Public Library, 38 Farmedge Road, Island Trees 
AGES: All 
WHAT: Enjoy a movie on the big screen! Bring your own snacks and drinks. Registration required.  
WANT TO GO? 516-731-2211. Islandtreespubliclibrary.org. 

stART (Story + Art): 'Go Away, Big Green Monster!' 
WHEN: Oct. 1-3, Tuesday and Thursday 11:30am-12pm
WHERE: Long Island Children's Museum, 11 Davis Avenue, Garden City 
AGES: 3-5 
WHAT: Find out how to make a monster disappear, until you say it’s time to come back. After the story create your own big green monster! 
WANT TO GO? $14 museum admission; $13 museum admission seniors 65 and older, plus $4 for session; plus $3 members. 516-224-5800. licm.org. 

SPOOKtacular Haunted House 
WHEN: Oct. 1-31, Tuesdays-Fridays, 2:30-4pm
WHERE: Long Island Children's Museum, 11 Davis Avenue, Garden City 
AGES: 3-8 
WHAT: Join LICM to scare up some fun as you create your own scary haunted house. 
WANT TO GO? $14 museum admission; $13 museum admission seniors 65 and older. 516-224-5800. licm.org. 

FREE Farmingdale Weekly Farmers' Market On The Village Green 
WHEN: June 2- Nov. 17 , Sunday, 10am-3pm
WHERE: Farmingdale Village , 361 Main St., Farmingdale 
AGES: All 
WHAT: Shop the fresh selection of produce and other items. 
WANT TO GO? farmingdalevillage.com. 

Rockville Centre Farmers Market 
WHEN: June 2- Nov. 24 , Sundays, 7am-12pm
WHERE: Railroad Parking Lot Number 12, Long Beach Road and Sunrise Highway, Rockville Centre 
AGES: All 
WHAT: Find everything you need from fruits to breads to homemade pickles. 
WANT TO GO? Admission is free, prices vary for goods. 631-323-3653. https://longislandgrowersmarket.com. 

Suffolk County

Journey Through Time 
WHEN:
 July 14- Sept. 29, 10am-5pm
WHERE: The Educational and Cultural Center, 97P Main Street, Stony Brook 
AGES: All 
WHAT: See how our lives have changed since 1939 because of national, regional, and local events. 
WANT TO GO? $8; $5 seniors and children younger than 12. 631-689-5888. https://stonybrookvillage.com. 

Bethpage Polo at the Park 
WHEN: July 21- Sept. 29, Sundays, 3pm
WHERE: Bethpage State Park, Plainview Road & Manchester Drive, Bethpage 
AGES: All 
WHAT: Catch a live polo match this summer. 
WHY WE LOVE IT: It's a relaxing way to wrap up a summer weekend as a family. 
WANT TO GO? $15; $5 Senior Citizens, Active Military, College ID; see website for more options. http://bethpagepolo.com. 

FREE Sunday Afternoon Chess 
WHEN: Sept. 8-29, Sundays, 2-4pm 
WHERE: East Hampton Library, 159 Main St., East Hampton 
AGES: 9 and older 
WHAT: Chess players - tired of playing online? Meet up and play face-to-face! For players of all ages 10 and older. Registration required.  
WANT TO GO? 631-324-0222. easthamptonlibrary.org. 

Long Island Fair 
WHEN: Sept. 21-29, Weekends, 10am-5pm; Last admission is 3:30pm
WHERE: Old Bethpage Restoration Village, 1303 Round Swamp Road, Old Bethpage 
AGES: All 
WHAT: Families will enjoy pig racing, a high dive show, a bicycle stunt show, a petting zoo and camel rides, The Butterly Experience, musical performances, and magic shows. 
WHY WE LOVE IT: Get a taste of history too with Teddy Roosevelt’s Rough Riders and The Old Bethpage Village Brass Band. 
WANT TO GO? $15; $13 seniors older than 60 and children ages 5-12; free for children younger than 5. 516-572-8401. https://lifair.org/. 

FREE FALL INTO FUN CARNIVAL! 
WHEN: Sept. 26-29, Thursday 6pm – 10pm; Friday 6pm-11pm * FIREWORKS*; Saturday 12pm – 11pm; Sunday 12pm – 7pm 
WHERE: Heritage Trust, 633 Mt. Sinai Coram Road, Mt. Sinai 
AGES: All 
WHAT: Enjoy rides, games, and food. 
WANT TO GO? Admission is free, prices vary for goods. 631-509-0882. msheritagetrust.org. 

Sand Recipes & Castles 
WHEN: Sept. 28-29, 1-5pm
WHERE: Long Island Explorium, 101 East Broadway, Port Jefferson 
AGES: 3-12 
WHAT: Create a "recipe" of sand and water to build a sturdy sandcastle at least 12 inches high. 
WANT TO GO? $5; free for members and children younger than 1. 631-331-3277. longislandexplorium.org. 

FREE San Gennaro Feast of the Hamptons 2019 
WHEN: Sept. 28-29, Saturday 10am-10pm and Sunday 10am-8pm
WHERE: Hampton Bays, , Hampton Bays 
AGES: All 
WHAT: Italian delicacies, local favorites, beer and wine, vendors, carnival rides, and more. 
WANT TO GO? Admission is free, prices vary for goods. sangennarofeastofthehamptons.com. 

Annual Car Show Fundraiser 
WHEN: Sunday, Sept. 29, 8:30am-2:30pm
WHERE: AHRC Suffolk, 2900 Veterans Memorial Hwy., Bohemia 
AGES: All 
WHAT: There will be over 100 classic cars, muscle cars, vintage trucks, and more. 
WANT TO GO? $20 to show; free for spectators. 631-585-0100. ahrcsuffolk.org. 

Dragonball Z Paint Event 
WHEN: Sunday, Sept. 29, 11am-12:30pm
WHERE: Key to My Art, 10 West Oak Street, Amityville 
AGES: 5-17 
WHAT: Kids will have fun while learning to paint Dragonball Z's Goku. 
WANT TO GO? $20 . 631-608-9048. keytomyart.com. 

FREE Bubbles-n-Books 
WHEN: Sept. 9-30, Mondays, 11:30am-12pm
WHERE: East Hampton Library, 159 Main St., East Hampton 
AGES: Newborn-5 
WHAT: Join the library for stories, songs, movement, and bubble fun with your little one! Ages birth-3 years. Registration required.  
WANT TO GO? 631-324-0222. easthamptonlibrary.org. 

Fun Fields Play Area & U-Pick Pumpkins! 
WHEN: Sept. 18-30, 10am-6pm, daily
WHERE: Garden of Eve Organic Farm, 4558 Sound Avenue, Riverhead 
AGES: All 
WHAT: Enjoy roasted sweet corn and squash, fresh-squeezed lemonade, and organic hot dogs as you pick out a pumpkin and some beautiful fall mums and enjoy live music every weekend. Kids will have a blast on attractions including the pedal kart track, maze, and lavender labyrinth. 
WANT TO GO? $5 . 631-722-8777. https://gardenofevefarm.com/kidsprograms/. 

Handbuilt Ceramic Pumpkins and Gourds 
WHEN: Monday, Sept. 30, 9am-12pm
WHERE: Studio E Art Classes LLC, 565 route 25a, Miller place 
AGES: 5-8 
WHAT: Students will learn step by step how to handbuild their own pumpkin/gourd. 
WANT TO GO? $50. 631-744-4001. https://studioeartclass.com/school-aged-events. 

FREE Jump for Joy 
WHEN: Monday, Sept. 30, 9:30-10:30am
WHERE: Amityville Public Library, 19 John St., Amityville 
AGES: Newborn-5 
WHAT: Enjoy a fun-filled hour of active learning with Joyce Oddo. Ages 18 months - 4 years. Registration required.  
WANT TO GO? 631-264-0567. amityvillepubliclibrary.org. 

Guild Hall Game Night
WHEN: Monday, Sept. 30, 6pm
WHERE: Guild Hall, 158 Main Street, East Hampton 
AGES: 13 and older 
WHAT: Join Guild Hall and Game Master Noah Salaway in embracing the tabletop revolution to play some of the best modern board games on the market. Ages 16 and older. 
WANT TO GO? $10; $8 members. 631-324-0806. https://guildhall.org/events/guild-hall-game-night-17/. 

FREE Life-Sized Candy Land 
WHEN: Monday, Sept. 30, 6:30pm
WHERE: Brentwood Public Library, 34 Second Avenue, Brentwood 
AGES: 5-12 
WHAT: Drop in with your family and play your way through a life-sized version of Candy Land! 
WANT TO GO? 631-273-7883. brentwoodnylibrary.org. 

Rosh Hashanah at Adventureland 
WHEN: Sept. 30 and Oct. 1, 11am-5pm
WHERE: Adventureland, 2245 Broadhollow Road, Farmingdale 
AGES: All 
WHAT: Celebrate Rosh Hashanah with family and friends at Adventureland! 
WANT TO GO? Admission is free; POP Bands are $33.99 per person. 631-694-6868. adventureland.us. 

FREE Rosh Hashanah Services 
WHEN: Monday, Sept. 30, 9:30am Rosh Hashanah Services; 11am Junior Congregation 
WHERE: The Chai Center , 501 Vanderbilt Parkway, Dix Hills 
AGES: All 
WHAT: The Chai Center has a Rosh Hashanah program designed for everyone in the family with a playroom for little ones and a program specifically for teens too. 
WANT TO GO? 631-351-8672. https://thechaicenter.com/. 

FREE Pajama Story Time 
WHEN: Sept. 10- Oct. 15, Tuesdays, 6-6:30pm
WHERE: John Jermain Memorial Library, 201 Main St., Sag Harbor 
AGES: Newborn-5 
WHAT: Snuggle up with a good book before bedtime at the library and feel free to come in your pajamas! Ages 2-5 years with an adult. 
WANT TO GO? 631-725-0049. johnjermain.org. 

The Wizard of OZ 
WHEN: Sept. 21- Oct. 20, Saturdays and Sundays, 10:30am
WHERE: The Argyle Theatre, 34 W. Main St., Babylon Village 
AGES: All 
WHAT: People of all ages will enjoy this colorful, classic fairy tale from somewhere over the rainbow. 
WANT TO GO? $15. 631-230-3500. argyletheatre.com. 

Dreamworks Madagascar a Musical Adventure, Jr.
WHEN: Sept. 14- Oct. 27, see website for showtimes
WHERE: Smithtown Center for the Performing Arts, 2 E. Main Strett, Smithtown 
AGES: 3-5, 5-8, 9-12, Adult 
WHAT: Follow all of your favorite friends as they escape from their home in New York’s Central Park Zoo and find themselves on an unexpected journey to the madcap world of King Julien’s Madagascar. 
WANT TO GO? $18. 631-724-3700. smithtownpac.org. 

White Post Farms Fall Festival 
WHEN: Sept. 21- Oct. 27, 10am-4pm, daily
WHERE: White Post Farms, 250 old Country Rd, Melville 
AGES: 3-8 
WHAT: Annual festival includes petting zoo, bounce'n'slides, hayrides, lots of great shows for kids. 
WANT TO GO? $23.95. 631-351-9373. whitepostfarms.com. 

Westchester County

Family Gallery Tour 
WHEN: Aug. 4- Sept. 29, Sundays, 11:30am-12:15pm
WHERE: Bruce Museum, 1 Museum Dr., Greenwich, CT 
AGES: 5 and older 
WHAT: Families will be able to engage in conversations about the arts and sciences plus do interactives activities relating to the exhibitions. 
WANT TO GO? Included with admission: $10; $8 students 5-22 with valid ID and seniors 65 and older; free for members and children younger than 5. 203-869-0376. brucemuseum.org. 

FREE Bicycle Sundays 
WHEN: Sept. 8-29, Sundays, 10am-2pm
WHERE: Westchester County Center, 198 Central Ave., White Plains 
AGES: All 
WHAT: Bike, skate, scoot, walk, or jog along the parkway.  
WANT TO GO? https://parks.westchestergov.com/featured-events/bicycle-sundays. 

Family Art Project: Forest Stories 
WHEN: Sept. 28-29, 10am-1pm
WHERE: Wave Hill, West 249th Street and Independence Avenue, Bronx 
AGES: All 
WHAT: Create your own spinning storytelling device that explores the unique stories that each forest layer tells. 
WANT TO GO? FREE with admission: $10; $6 students and seniors 65 and older; $4 children 6 and older; free for members and children younger than 6 and free on Saturdays until noon. 718-549-3200. wavehill.org. 

28th Annual Oktoberfest 
WHEN: Sept. 28-29, 11am-5pm
WHERE: Quassy Amusement Park, 2132 Middlebury Road, Middlebury, CT 
AGES: All 
WHAT: Celebrate Oktoberfest with German food, music, free pumpkin decorating for the kids, rides, and attractions. 
WANT TO GO? Admission is free, prices vary for goods and rides. 203-758-2913. quassy.com. 

The Best of the 2019 New York International Children’s Film Festival 
WHEN: Sunday, Sept. 29, 12pm 
WHERE: Jacob Burns Film Center, 364 Manville Road, Pleasantville 
AGES: 3-12 
WHAT: See select shorts made by JBFC students, have an opportunity to vote for your favorite, and enjoy fun hands-on activities! 
WANT TO GO? $15; $10 members; $8 children age 13 and younger. 914-747-5555. https://burnsfilmcenter.org/jbfc-kids/. 

Puttin' on the Dog
WHEN: Sunday, Sept. 29, 10am-4:30pm
WHERE: Roger Sherman Baldwin Park, 100 Arch St, Greenwich, CT 
AGES: All 
WHAT: See adoptable dog parades, fun demonstrations, entertaining competitions, a scavenger hunt, and more! 
WANT TO GO? $30 for two tickets; $18 per ticket; $8 seniors. 914-273-1674. http://adopt-a-dog.org. 

FREE Fairy Homes 
WHEN: Sunday, Sept. 29, 1-2pm
WHERE: Teatown Lake Reservation, 1600 Spring Valley Road, Ossining 
AGES: All 
WHAT: Construct a home for your favorite fairy or gnome to live in. Register online. 
WANT TO GO? 914-741-0333. https://teatown.ticketleap.com/fairy-homes/dates/Sep-29-2019_at_0100PM. 

Dylan J. Hoffman Walk & Family Fun Day 
WHEN: Sunday, Sept. 29, 10am- 2pm
WHERE: Crawford Park, 122 North Ridge Street, Rye Brook 
AGES: All 
WHAT: Walk to benefit the Ronald McDonald House of the Greater Hudson Valley and then stick around for family activities.  
WANT TO GO? $30 suggested donation per family. 914-493-6455. https://give.rmh-ghv.org/campaigns/11616-2019-dylan-j-hoffman-memorial-walk-and-family-fun-day. 

FREE Rosh Hashanah Young Children's Service 
WHEN: Monday, Sept. 30, 1:45-2:30pm
WHERE: Temple Sholom, 300 East Putnam Avenue, Greenwich, CT 
AGES: 3-5 
WHAT: Listen to a holiday story and sing some holiday songs. 
WANT TO GO? 203-869-7191. templesholom.com. 

Rosh Hashana Apple Prints
WHEN: Monday, Sept. 30, 9:45-10:30am
WHERE: Lil Chameleon, 29 Elm St, Tuckahoe 
AGES: Newborn-5 
WHAT: Make apple prints using real fruit and stamps, then celebrate with a traditional apple and a honey treat. 
WANT TO GO? $20; $18 siblings. 914-346-5148. LilChameleon.com. 

Fall Break Out Day: Slime Time (Take Two!) 
WHEN: Monday, Sept. 30, 11am-3pm
WHERE: Stamford Museum and Nature Center, 39 Scofieldtown Road, Stamford, CT 
AGES: All 
WHAT: Try slime recipes, meet some slimy (and scaly) critters, discover the wonderful world of slime molds and fungus, and then make your own ooey, gooey S’more over the campfire. 
WANT TO GO? Included with museum admission: $12; $10 seniors 65 and older; $8 students 18 and older with valid ID; $6 children 4-17; free for members and children younger than 3.. 203-322-1646. stamfordmuseum.org. 

Bruce Beginnings 
WHEN: Aug. 6- Oct. 1, Tuesday, 11-11:45am and 1-1:45pm
WHERE: Bruce Museum, 1 Museum Dr., Greenwich, CT 
AGES: Newborn-5 
WHAT: Children ages 2 1/2-5 will explore the museum, hear a story, and enjoy a hands on activity. Space is limited.  
WANT TO GO? Included with admission: $10; $8 students 5-22 with valid ID and seniors 65 and older; free for members and children younger than 5. 203-869-0376. brucemuseum.org. 

DIY Rosh Hashana Apple Suncatchers 
WHEN: Tuesday, Oct. 1, 4:15-4:45pm
WHERE: Lil Chameleon, 29 Elm St, Tuckahoe 
AGES: 3-8 
WHAT: Craft DIY apple suncatchers from scratch. Ages 3-6. 
WANT TO GO? $20. 914-346-5148. LilChameleon.com. 

New York Renaissance Faire 
WHEN: Aug. 17- Oct. 6, Saturdays, Sundays, and Labor Day, 10am-7pm
WHERE: Sterling Forest, 600 Route 17A, Tuxedo 
AGES: All 
WHAT: The Faire is a rollicking romp through Elizabethan England, set within the Majestic Groves of Sterling Forest. Join Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth I on a grand visit to a beautiful 16th-century English village. Cheer your favorite knight at the Joust Tournament. Feast on savory sweets and tempting treats. 
WHY WE LOVE IT: Kids will be amazed by acrobats, magical fairies, swashbuckling pirates, and more! 
WANT TO GO? $29.95; $25.95 seniors and military; $13 children. 845-351-5171. http://renfair.com/ny/. 

FREE Bilingual Storytime / Cuentacuentos Bilingüe 
WHEN: Sept. 9- Oct. 7, Mondays, 11-11:30am
WHERE: YONKERS PUBLIC LIBRARY - RIVERFRONT BRANCH, One Larkin Center , Yonkers 
AGES: Newborn-5 
WHAT: Enjoy interactive stories, action songs, and crafts in English and Spanish! Ages 1-5. 
WANT TO GO? 914-969-6660. https://ypl.org/. 

DIG! PLANT! GROW! THE THREE SISTERS: CORN, BEANS, SQUASH 
WHEN: Sept. 10- Oct. 11, Tuesdays–Saturdays 1:30–5:30pm; Sundays and Monday Holidays 10am–5:30pm
WHERE: The New York Botanical Garden, 2900 Southern Boulevard, Bronx 
AGES: All 
WHAT: Learn about the Native Americans that grew corn, beans, and squash, and participate in food-related activities.  
WANT TO GO? Included in All-Garden Pass: Weekdays $12-$28; Weekends $10-$23. 718-817-8700. nybg.org. 

FREE The Chair Show 
WHEN: Oct. 1-19, 12-5pm
WHERE: ArtsWestchester Gallery, 31 Mamaroneck Avenue, White Plains 
AGES: All 
WHAT: The Chair Show explores the creativity, forms and traditions of seating. 
WANT TO GO? 914-428-4220. https://artswestchester.org/the-chair-show-an-exhibition/. 

Shark-Feeding Demonstrations 
WHEN: Sept. 1- Oct. 27, Sundays, 10:30am
WHERE: THE MARITIME AQUARIUM AT NORWALK, 10 N. Water St., Norwalk, CT 
AGES: All 
WHAT: Predators snap at food presented to them on a long pole! 
WANT TO GO? $24.95 admission + $12; $17.95 + $8 admission ages 3-12. 203-852-0700. maritimeaquarium.org. 

FREE Trains & Tracks 
WHEN: Oct. 1-29, Tuesdays, 11am
WHERE: The Field Library, 4 Nelson Avenue, Peekskill 
AGES: 3-5 
WHAT: Join the library for a program of free play with their huge collection of Thomas and friends trains! 
WANT TO GO? 914-737-0847. https://fieldkids.wordpress.com/. 

FREE STEAM Team 
WHEN: Oct. 1-29, Tuesdays, 4pm
WHERE: The Field Library, 4 Nelson Avenue, Peekskill 
AGES: 3-12 
WHAT: Flex your brain and your fingers with some hands-on STEAM activities and games! 
WANT TO GO? 914-737-0847. https://fieldkids.wordpress.com/. 

Classic Mansion Tour with Autumnal Decor 
WHEN: Sept. 26- Oct. 31, Thursdays-Mondays, 10am-4pm
WHERE: Lyndhurst, 635 South Broadway, Tarrytown 
AGES: All 
WHAT: See the mansion decorated with trimmings for the fall season. 
WANT TO GO? $16-$24. 845-331-7900. lyndhurst.org/. 

LEGO Halloween Party and Brick-Or-Treat 
WHEN: Sept. 28- Nov. 2 , Saturdays, 10am-9:30pm; Sundays, 10am-7:30pm
WHERE: LEGOLAND Discovery Center Westchester, 39 Fitzgerald Street, Yonkers 
AGES: All 
WHAT: Explore LEGOLAND Discovery Center Westchester like never before with special Halloween experiences. 
WANT TO GO? $29.95-$37.95. 866-243-0770. legolanddiscoverycenter.com/westchester. 

EDIBLE ACADEMY FRESH FROM THE GARDEN TASTINGS 
WHEN: May 1- Nov. 3 , Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays, 2-2:30pm and 4-4:30pm
WHERE: The New York Botanical Garden, 2900 Southern Boulevard, Bronx 
AGES: All 
WHAT: Learn how garden-to-table cooking is nutritious and fun. 
WANT TO GO? Included in All-Garden Pass: Wednesdays $12-$28; Weekends $10-$23. 718-817-8700. nybg.org. 

Boo at the Zoo 
WHEN: Sept. 28- Nov. 3, Weekends & Holidays 10am-5:30pm; Monday-Friday 10am-5pm
WHERE: Bronx Zoo, 2300 Southern Blvd., Bronx 
AGES: All 
WHAT: This year's Boo at the Zoo has family favorites like magic shows, costume parades, pumpkin carvings, a candy trail, animal treats, crafts, and mentalism shows, plus the Dinosaur Safari exhibit. 
WHY WE LOVE IT: Animal aficionados will appreciate meet and greets with vultures, owls, ravens, and more! 
WANT TO GO? $35.95; $31.45 seniors; $26.95 children 3-12; free for children younger than 2. 718-220-5100. bronxzoo.com. 

Home of the 'Legend' 
WHEN: Sept. 28- Nov. 3 , See website for schedule
WHERE: Historic Hudson Valley, 639 Bedford Road, Pocantico Hills 
AGES: All 
WHAT: Take a spooky tour of Washington Irving’s cottage, learn about the history of hair-raising stories and 19th-century crazes—like the vampire scares and séances. 
WHY WE LOVE IT: Families can create Halloween-themed art activities, explore the grounds on a literature-themed scavenger hunt, play historic games, pose for a photo op, and listen to some spooky tales. 
WANT TO GO? $16; $12 seniors 65 and older and students 18-25; $8 children 3-17; free for members and children younger than 3. 914-631-8200. https://hudsonvalley.org. 

FREE Farmers Market 
WHEN: May 14- Nov. 18 , Sundays, 9:30am-2:30pm
WHERE: Muscoot Farm, 51 Route 100, Katonah 
AGES: All 
WHAT: Visit the farm and buy foods and products from more than 20 local vendors. Then check out the animals, historic buildings, and exhibits. 
WANT TO GO? 914-864-7282. muscootfarm.org. 

The Great Jack O'Lantern Blaze 
WHEN: Sept. 20- Nov. 30 , 9/20-9/22; 9/26-9/29; 10/3-10/31; Fridays-Sundays in November
WHERE: Van Cortlandt Manor, 525 South Riverside Ave, Croton-on-Hudson 
AGES: All 
WHAT: See more than 10,000 individually hand-carved, illuminated jack o’ lanterns in this elaborate walk-through experience. 
WANT TO GO? $22 (Fri-Sat $27); $16 (Fri-Sat $20) children 3-17; free for members and children younger than 3. 914-631-8200. hudsonvalley.org. 

Rockland and Bergen counties

Pick Your Own Apples 
WHEN: Aug. 31- Sept. 29, Monday-Friday 3-4:30pm; Weekends, 9am-4:30pm
WHERE: Demarest Farms, 244 Wierimus Road, Hillsdale 
AGES: All 
WHAT: Pick your own apples and enjoy a day on the farm.  
WANT TO GO? $7; $10 for apple bag. 201-666-0472. https://demarestfarms.com. 

FREE Music At The Barn: Sharp Edge (Rock N' Roll) 
WHEN: Sunday, Sept. 29, 4-6:30pm
WHERE: Wortendyke Barn Museum, 13 Pascack Road, Park Ridge 
AGES: All 
WHAT: Bring a chair or blanket and rock out with Sharp Edge! Food vendors will be there, too. 
WANT TO GO? 201-336-6000. https://co.bergen.nj.us. 

Children & Families: E=MC2 
WHEN: Sunday, Sept. 29, 1pm
WHERE: Storm King Art Center , Old Pleasant Hill Road, For GPS, enter One Museum Road, New Windsor, New York, Mountainville 
AGES: All 
WHAT: Learn more about physics and balance while making sculptures. 
WANT TO GO? $18; $15 seniors 65 and older; $8 ages 5–18 and students with valid ID; free for members and children younger than 5. 845-534-3115. stormkingartcenter.org. 

FREE 3 & 4's Story Time 
WHEN: Monday, Sept. 30, 4-5pm
WHERE: Bergenfield Library, 50 W. Clinton Ave., Bergenfield 
AGES: 3-5 
WHAT: Listen to some stories and complete a coloring page or craft with Ms. Jen. Registration required. 
WANT TO GO? 201-387-4040. https://bergenfieldlibrary.org/. 

Jeff Boyer’s Big Bubble Bonanza 
WHEN: Monday, Sept. 30, 12:30pm and 3pm
WHERE: Mayo Performing Arts Center, 100 South Street, Morristown 
AGES: All 
WHAT: Bubble rainbows with people inside. Audience members making volcano bubbles. Gigantic bubbles that blow their own bubbles! Guinness Book of World Records-holding master bubble wrangler Jeff Boyer takes bubbles to the max with big bubble flair. 
WANT TO GO? $12-$15. 973-539-8008. https://mayoarts.org/shows/jeff-boyers-big-bubble-bonanza. 

New York Renaissance Faire 
WHEN: Aug. 17- Oct. 6, Saturdays, Sundays, and Labor Day, 10am-7pm
WHERE: Sterling Forest, 600 Route 17A, Tuxedo 
AGES: All 
WHAT: The Faire is a rollicking romp through Elizabethan England, set within the Majestic Groves of Sterling Forest. Join Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth I on a grand visit to a beautiful 16th-century English village. Cheer your favorite knight at the Joust Tournament. Feast on savory sweets and tempting treats. 
WHY WE LOVE IT: Kids will be amazed by acrobats, magical fairies, swashbuckling pirates, and more! 
WANT TO GO? $29.95; $25.95 seniors and military; $13 children. 845-351-5171. http://renfair.com/ny/. 

Pick Your Own Apples 
WHEN: Aug. 31- Oct. 12, 9am-5pm, daily
WHERE: Masker Orchards, 45 Ball Road, Warwick 
AGES: All 
WHAT: With 14 varieties of apples ripening throughout the season at Masker Orchards, you're sure to find all of your family's favorites. 
WANT TO GO? Admission is free; $29.95 per bag of apples. 845-986-1058. http://maskers.com. 

FREE Stories, Songs, and Silliness 
WHEN: Sept. 9- Oct. 21, Mondays, 11-11:30am
WHERE: Pearl River Library, 80 Franklin Avenue, Pearl River 
AGES: Newborn-5 
WHAT: Stories, songs, and a book or two. Come for the stickers, stay for the bubbles! Ages 0-3. 
WANT TO GO? 845-735-4084. pearlriverlibrary.org. 

Sunset Hikes 
WHEN: Aug. 6- Oct. 22, Tuesdays, 7pm
WHERE: Flat Rock Brook Nature Center, 443 Van Nostrand Ave., Englewood 
AGES: 9 and older 
WHAT: These hikes are great for beginners and an easy workout and a relaxing way to end your day. Adults and children 10 and older. Register online.  
WANT TO GO? $5; free for members. 201-567-1265. flatrockbrook.org. 

Haverstraw Farmers' Market 
WHEN: July 14- Oct. 27, Sundays, 9am-1pm
WHERE: Haverstraw Village Hall, Maple Ave., Haverstraw 
AGES: All 
WHAT: Stop by for fruits, vegetables, healthy eating, and more at the Haverstraw Farmers’ Market. 
WANT TO GO? Admission is free, prices vary for goods. 845-429-0300. http://voh-ny.com/farmers-market-every-sunday-9am-1pm/.

Apple Cider Making 
WHEN: Sept. 8- Oct. 27, Sundays, 2-3pm and 3:30-4:30pm
WHERE: Tenafly Nature Center, 313 Hudson ave, Tenafly 
AGES: All 
WHAT: Use an apple press to help make cider and learn about the history of apple cultivation and cider making. Help by bringing three or more apples per person. Pre-registration is required. 
WANT TO GO? $30 family max; $15 family max members; $10 per person; $5 per person members. 201-568-6093. tenaflynaturecenter.org/applecidermaking. 

FREE Family Storytime 
WHEN: Oct. 1-29, Tuesdays, 2-2:45pm
WHERE: Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library, Main Library , 10 W. Ramapo Road , Garnerville 
AGES: 3-5 
WHAT: Stories, songs, puppets, and more! Ages 3-5. Registration required.  
WANT TO GO? 845-786-3800. hkdpl.org. 

FREE Tales & Tunes 
WHEN: Oct. 1-29, Mondays 11-11:30am and 7pm-7:30pm; Tuesdays 11:30am-12pm
WHERE: Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library, Main Library , 10 W. Ramapo Rd, Garnerville 
AGES: 0-2 
WHAT: Stories, fingerplays, songs, and bubbles! Walkers 36 months and younger. Registration required.  
WANT TO GO? 845-786-3800. hkdpl.org. 

FREE Gaming Hour 
WHEN: Oct. 1-29, Tuesdays, 4:30-5:30pm
WHERE: Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library, Village Branch, 85 Main St., Haverstraw 
AGES: 5-12 
WHAT: Play the Nintendo Switch and the PS4 on the big screen! For ages 6-13.  
WANT TO GO? 845-429-3445. hkdpl.org. 

FREE FIT4MOM Rockland: Stroller Strides 
WHEN: July 19- Oct. 30, Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, 9-10am
WHERE: The Shop at Nanuet, 5101 Fashion Dr., Nanuet 
AGES: 3-5, Adult 
WHAT: Stroller Strides is a functional, total-body conditioning workout designed for moms with kids in tow. Each 60-minute workout is comprised of strength training, cardio, and core restoration, all while entertaining little ones with songs, activities, and fun. Try your first class for free! 
WANT TO GO? 845-367-9450. https://simon.com/mall/the-shops-at-nanuet/stream/fit4mom-rockland-stroller-strides-6137503. 

Hayrides 
WHEN: Sept. 21- Oct. 31, Monday-Friday 3-5pm; Saturday-Sunday 10am-4pm
WHERE: Secor Farms, 85 Airmont Ave., Mahwah 
AGES: All 
WHAT: Take a hayride to the farms corn maze and pumpkin patch.  
WANT TO GO? $4; free for children younger than 1 . 201-529-2595. http://secorfarms.com. 

Home of the 'Legend' 
WHEN: Sept. 28- Nov. 3 , See website for schedule
WHERE: Historic Hudson Valley, 639 Bedford Road, Pocantico Hills 
AGES: All 
WHAT: Take a spooky tour of Washington Irving’s cottage, learn about the history of hair-raising stories and 19th-century crazes—like the vampire scares and séances. 
WHY WE LOVE IT: Families can create Halloween-themed art activities, explore the grounds on a literature-themed scavenger hunt, play historic games, pose for a photo op, and listen to some spooky tales. 
WANT TO GO? $16; $12 seniors 65 and older and students 18-25; $8 children 3-17; free for members and children younger than 3. 914-631-8200. https://hudsonvalley.org. 

FREE Piermont's Farmers Market 
WHEN: April 28- Nov. 24 , Sunday, 10am-3pm
WHERE: Downtown Piermont, M & T parking lot in downtown Piermont, Piermont 
AGES: All 
WHAT: Visit booths with Hudson Valley farmers, artists, artisans, and chefs. 
WANT TO GO? [email protected] 

FREE Stories and a Craft with Dee 
WHEN: Sept. 10- Nov. 12 , Tuesdays, 10-10:45am and 11:15am-12pm
WHERE: Pearl River Library, 80 Franklin Avenue, Pearl River 
AGES: 3-5 
WHAT: Read, sing, move, and create in this fun storytime that supports early literacy. 
WANT TO GO? 845-735-4084. pearlriverlibrary.org. 

FREE Oradell Farmer's Market 
WHEN: June 2- Nov. 24 , Sundays, 10am-3pm
WHERE: Oradell Post Office's Parking Lot, 618 Veldran Ave., Oradell 
AGES: All 
WHAT: Peruse a variety of vegetables, fruits, honey, bread, jelly, nuts, cheese, plants, herbs, flowers, eggs, pastries, pickles and olives, and great coffee. 
WANT TO GO? 908-605-0041. co.bergen.nj.us. 

FREE Opening Day and Strawberry Festival 
WHEN: June 6- Nov. 24 , Sunday, 9am-2pm
WHERE: Ramsey Farmers' Market , Ramsey Main Street Train Station, Ramsey 
AGES: All 
WHAT: Celebrate everything strawberry! Plus, fresh, local produce and products, including organic and responsibly grown vegetables and fruit, artisan breads and fine cheese, and so much more. 
WANT TO GO? 2016756866. ramseyfarmersmarket.org. 

FREE Master Ben's Boardgames 
WHEN: Sept. 9- Nov. 25 , Mondays, 4-6pm
WHERE: Nyack Library, 59 South Broadway, Nyack 
AGES: 13-17 
WHAT: Play some awesome new board games and meet fellow gamers. 
WANT TO GO? 845-358-3370 x214. nyacklibrary.org. 

The Great Jack O'Lantern Blaze 
WHEN: Sept. 20- Nov. 30 , 9/20-9/22; 9/26-9/29; 10/3-10/31; Fridays-Sundays in November
WHERE: Van Cortlandt Manor, 525 South Riverside Ave, Croton-on-Hudson 
AGES: All 
WHAT: See more than 10,000 individually hand-carved, illuminated jack o’ lanterns in this elaborate walk-through experience. 
WANT TO GO? $22 (Fri-Sat $27); $16 (Fri-Sat $20) children 3-17; free for members and children younger than 3. 914-631-8200. hudsonvalley.org. 

Farmers Market 
WHEN: June 23- Dec. 29 , Sundays, 10am-2pm 
WHERE: Hudson Valley Regional Farmers Market, 15 Mt Ebo Rd So, Brewster 
AGES: All 
WHAT: See what this year-round indoor-outdoor Farmer's Market has to offer every Sunday.  
WANT TO GO? Admission is free, prices vary for goods. 845-629-2824. https://facebook.com/HVRegionalFarmersMarket. 

Storytime 
WHEN: March 4- Dec. 30 , Mondays, 11:30am
WHERE: Glaze, 34 Orangetown Shopping Center, Orangeburg 
AGES: 3-8 
WHAT: Children enjoy 30 minutes of a new book, then paint a piece of pottery. 
WANT TO GO? $20. 845-359-9020. glazeartstudio.com. 

Weekly Drop-In at Rockland Baby Cafe
WHEN: Through Jan. 31, 2023, Tuesdays, 10:30-12:30am
WHERE: Rockland Baby Café, 14 S. Main St., Spring Valley 
AGES: 0-2, Adult 
WHAT: Meet and talk to new moms, learn how to make breast-feeding easier, and get tips on pumping, going back to work, and other parenting topics. 
WANT TO GO? 914-922-2240. rocklandgov.com.