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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!


*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 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. Check out our calendar for hundreds of things to do each month, and check out our weekend roundups for Westchester, Long Island, Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Queens!

 

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Family Fun This Weekend in Rockland County

FREE Snack & Read Around the World
WHEN: Friday, March 20, 5-6pm
WHERE: Albert Wisner Public Library, 28 Railroad Ave., Warwick
AGES: 13-17
WHAT: Learn about a new country while enjoying their local delicious snacks. Register online.
WANT TO GO? 845-986-1047. https://albertwisnerlibrary.org.

FREE Around the World with Books & Food
WHEN: Saturdays, March 7-21, 1:30-2:15pm
WHERE: Albert Wisner Public Library, 28 Railroad Ave., Warwick
AGES: 5-8
WHAT: Get ready to see the world and enjoy some traditional stories, food, and take home a souvenir. Grades K-3. Registration required.
WANT TO GO? 845-986-1047. https://albertwisnerlibrary.org.

Maple Sugaring
WHEN: Sundays, March 1-22, 2pm and 3:30pm
WHERE: Tenafly Nature Center, 313 Hudson Ave., Tenafly
AGES: All
WHAT: Discover the history of syrup making and how technology has changed the way we gather sap over the centuries. Registration required.
WANT TO GO? $30 per family up to 6 members; $15 members family; $10 individuals; $5 members. 201-568-6093. http://tenaflynaturecenter.org/.

FREE Playtime Storytime
WHEN: Fridays, March 6-27, 10:30-11:15am
WHERE: Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library, Main Library, 10 W. Ramapo Road, Garnerville
AGES: All
WHAT: Join the library for fun on Fridays! Stories, songs, sensory story time with cool activities, fun with non-fiction, and more!
WANT TO GO? 845-786-3800. hkdpl.org.

FREE Friday Fun
WHEN: Fridays, March 6-27, 4-5pm
WHERE: Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library, Village Branch, 85 Main Street, Haverstraw
AGES: 5-12
WHAT: Different programs every week: Builder's Club, games, 3-D fun with 3-D pens, PS4, Code Club, Science Squad! Ages 5-13.
WANT TO GO? 845-429-3445. hkdpl.org.

Palisades Farmers' Market
WHEN: Through March 28: Saturdays, 9am-2pm
WHERE: Palisades Community Center, 675 Oak Tree Road, Palisades
AGES: 3 and older
WHAT: The Palisades Indoor Winter Farmers' Market has everything you need to make delicious seasonal meals with music and kid's craft table most Saturdays.
WANT TO GO? Admission is free, prices vary for goods. 845-359-3988. palisadesfm.org.

FREE Perspectives
WHEN: March 8-April 19, Mondays-Fridays, 10am-4pm; Saturdays and Sundays, 1-4pm; Opening Reception: March 8, 2-5pm
WHERE: Rockland Center for the Arts, 27 South Greenbush Road, West Nyack
AGES: All
WHAT: Artists Jean Michel Dissake, Dalit Gurevich, Russ Ritell, Mary Ting, and Jayoung Yoon convey life stories.
WANT TO GO? 845-358-0877. http://rocklandartcenter.org.



FREE Anthropocene Outpost: Stories of the Future
WHEN: March 8-April 19, Opening Reception: March 8, 2-5pm; Mon-Fri 10-4, Sat & Sun 1-4
WHERE: RoCA Rockland Center for the Arts, 27 S. Greenbush Road, West Nyack
AGES: All
WHAT: Zachary Skinner exhibits a selection of paintings and sculptures that depict the dystopian point of view of a nomadic lifestyle while roaming an environmentally-ravaged Earth.
WANT TO GO? 845-358-0877. rocklandartcenter.org.

 

Family Fun This Weekend in Bergen County, NJ

FREE No-Bake Creations
WHEN: Friday, March 20, 3:30-4:30pm
WHERE: Emerson Public Library, 20 Palisade Ave., Emerson
AGES: 5-12
WHAT: Create healthy themed snacks with ShopRite of Emerson’s Dietitian Barbara. Registration required. Grades K-6.
WANT TO GO? 201-261-5604. http://emersonlibrary.org/.

Nature Story Time 
WHEN: Saturday, March 21, 10-10:30am
WHERE: Tenafly Nature Center, 313 Hudson Ave., Tenafly 
AGES: 3-8 
WHAT: Families with children ages 3-7 will enjoy a nature-themed story and a visit from one of Tenafly Nature Center’s Animal Ambassadors. Register online.  
WANT TO GO? $5; free for members. 201-568-6093. http://tenaflynaturecenter.org/. 

Animal Story Time
WHEN: Saturday, March 21, 11am-12pm
WHERE: Tenafly Nature Center, 313 Hudson Ave., Tenafly 
AGES: 5-8 
WHAT: Spend some time with some of the animal ambassadors while building confidence in reading ability.  
WANT TO GO? $2 suggested donation . 201-568-6093. http://tenaflynaturecenter.org/. 

Spring Campfire
WHEN: Saturday, March 21, 6-7pm and 7:30-8:30pm 
WHERE: Tenafly Nature Center, 313 Hudson Ave., Tenafly 
AGES: 5 and older 
WHAT: Gather ‘round the campfire to explore how lengthening days and warmers temperatures affect plants and animals. Registration required.  
WANT TO GO? $10; $5 members. 201-568-6093. http://tenaflynaturecenter.org/. 

Maple Sugaring
WHEN: Sundays, March 1-22, 2pm and 3:30pm
WHERE: Tenafly Nature Center, 313 Hudson Ave., Tenafly, NJ
AGES: All
WHAT: Discover the history of syrup making and how technology has changed the way we gather sap over the centuries. Registration required.
WANT TO GO? $30 per family up to 6 members; $15 members family; $10 individuals; $5 members. 201-568-6093. http://tenaflynaturecenter.org/.

Ramsey Farmers Market
WHEN: Through March 29: Sundays, 10am-2pm, no session Feb. 16
WHERE: Eric Smith School, 2 Monroe St., Ramsey, NJ
AGES: All
WHAT: Find something new every week from local farmers, bakers, and more.
WANT TO GO? Admission is free, prices vary for goods. https://ramseyfarmersmarket.org/.

FREE Ridgewood Chamber Of Commerce 19th Annual Farmers' Market
WHEN: Through June 23: Sundays, 9am-3pm
WHERE: Ridgewood Chamber Of Commerce, Westside of NJ Transit Train Station, Ridgewood, NJ
AGES: All
WHAT: Stroll around and get some fresh mozzarella, homemade jams with flavors you cannot get any other place, fresh baked goods, preservative-free pickles on a stick for the kids, and more.
WANT TO GO? Admission is free, prices vary for goods. 201-445-2600. https://ridgewoodchamber.com.

FREE Saturday Storytime
WHEN: Through Aug. 25: Saturdays, 11am-12pm
WHERE: Teaneck Public Library, 840 Teaneck Road, Teaneck, NJ
AGES: Newborn to 5
WHAT: Enjoy old and new favorites at this family storytime.
WANT TO GO? 201-837-4171. https://teanecklibrary.org/.

  

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