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Things to Do with Kids in Rockland County this Weekend

Things to Do with Kids in Rockland County this Weekend

Plan a fun weekend for your family in Rockland and Bergen counties!


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


*Be sure to call venues ahead of time to make sure events are still being held in the wake of coronavirus concerns.*

We love weekends because they allow us to spend quality time with our kids, whether with a fun day trip to a nearby family-friendly destination or a family day of fun that's close to home in Rockland County or Bergen County, NJ. 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 the perfect thing to do with your family in Rockland or Bergen this weekend. Look no further for ideas and plan your weekend with our guide that highlights the best family-friendly (in-person and virtual) events happening in and around Rockland County, including family fun in Nanuet, Haverstraw, Garnerville, Nyack, Warwick, Palisades, Montgomery, New City, and West Nyack, as well as awesome family fun in Bergen County, NJ, including things to do in Hillsdale, Paramus, Englewood, Ramsey, and nearby Jersey City. Browse our calendar for hundreds of things to do each month, and check out our weekend roundups for WestchesterLong IslandManhattanBrooklyn, and Queens!

IN PERSON Orangetown Suffragist Exhibit FREE
WHEN: Sep. 10 - Dec. 28, Tuesdays and Fridays, 10am-2pm; Sundays 1-4pm
WHERE: Orangetown Historical Museum and Archives, 196 Chief Bill Harris Way, Orangeburg, NY
AGES: All
WHAT:

The fight for American women to get the right to vote was fought on many fronts - including Orangetown. Learn about this fascinating movement within the context of how women lived and were perceived at the time as the museum celebrates 100 years of women's suffrage. Admission is free; donations graciously accepted.

WANT TO GO? 845-398-1302. orangetownmuseum.com.

IN PERSON PUBLIC SKATING SESSIONS
WHEN: Nov. 7 - Mar. 7, Mondays and Tuesdays, 10-11:30am and 12-1:30pm; Fridays, 8-9:30pm; Saturdays, 10am-9:30pm; Sundays, 10am-7:30pm; Please check website for additional times during School Breaks and School Holidays
WHERE: Bear Mountain Ice Rink, 3006 Seven Lakes Drive , Bear Mountain , NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Break out your skates, or rent a pair for the day, and enjoy the outdoor Bear Mountain Ice Rink.  WANT TO GO? $5; $2 non-skaters and seniors; free for children 4 and younger; $5 skate rentals. 845-786-2701. bearmountainicerink.com.

IN PERSON Ramsey Farmers' Market
WHEN: Dec. 6 - Apr. 25, Sundays, 10am-1pm
WHERE: Ramsey Farmers' Market, Erie Plaza train station 2 West Main St., Ramsey, New Jersey
AGES: All
WHAT:

Ramsey Farmers' Market's winter market will continue outdoors Sundays, December through April. Over 30+ local farmers and food purveyors will continue to offer fresh, seasonal produce and produce with outstanding variety. Shop safely outdoors all winter!



WANT TO GO? Admission is free, prices vary for goods and FREE Parking. 201-675-6866. ramseyfarmersmarket.org.

IN PERSON Beyond Rubik's Cube
WHEN: Jan. 13 - Apr. 19, Thursdays-Fridays, 10am-4pm; Saturdays and Sundays, 10am-5pm; 1/18, 10am-5pm
WHERE: Liberty Science Center, 222 Jersey City Boulevard, Jersey City, NJ
AGES: Newborn-5
WHAT:

After years on a worldwide tour, Beyond Rubik’s Cube has returned home to Liberty Science Center! Beyond Rubik’s Cube is the world’s first museum exhibition all about the Rubik’s Cube puzzle. Experience games, puzzles, history, art, and engineering, all inspired by Ern? Rubik’s best-selling masterpiece. Whether you’re a puzzle buff, nostalgic about the Cube and its history, or just looking for a fun and challenging way to spend a day, Beyond Rubik’s Cube will reveal something amazing you’ve never seen before. Ages 6 and younger. Reservations required. 

WANT TO GO? $6 plus admission: $24.99; $21.99 ages 62 and older; $19.99 ages 2-12. 201-200-1000. https://lsc.org/explore/exhibitions/beyond-rubiks-cube.

IN PERSON Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood
WHEN: Jan. 16 - May. 9,
WHERE: Liberty Science Center, 222 Jersey City Boulevard, Jersey City, NJ
AGES: Newborn-5
WHAT:

The beloved television series Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood comes to life at Liberty Science Center this January!  Follow along with Daniel in this “Grr-ific Exhibit” and immerse yourself in his many adventures. Children can play instruments at the Music Shop, sort, deliver, and receive packages and letters at the Post Office, create stories at the Movable Character Mural, and even write or draw a thank-you note at the "Thank You Tree." There's so much to explore! Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood: A Grr-ific Exhibit is included in general admission. 

WANT TO GO? $24.99; $21.99 seniors 62 and older; $19.99 ages 2-12. 201-200-1000. https://lsc.org/explore/exhibitions/daniel-tigers-neighborhood-a-grr-ific-exhibit.

IN PERSON Making Clay Amulets: to be Future Ancestors with Bel Falleiros
WHEN: Saturday, Jan. 23, 11am-1pm
WHERE: GARNER Arts Center, 55 West Railroad Avenue, Garnerville, NY
AGES: 9-17
WHAT:

Investigate the many forms that CLAY can take, exploring its plasticity and texture as well as its ancestral presence across cultures. Over the course of four weeks, students will be invited to create symbolic clay sculptures, like AMULETS, to offer to the future. Every class will include breathing/warm up exercises and object-making exercises inspired in simple hand-building techniques. By the end of the cycle, the group will decide on one piece to offer back to the land (to be placed in the surroundings of GARNER Arts Center), as a gift for everything that we learned together. Masks required. Social distancing observed.

WANT TO GO? $35 class, $5 materials. 845-947-7108. https://garnerartscenter.org/ned-harris-education-studio.

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