We’ll celebrate the day after Jellybean day by having a jellybean toss, having a jellybean taste test, doing jellybean sorting and making a jellybean butterfly. Ages 3 to 4. Ticket required. Tickets are available at the Children’s Desk on a first-come, first-served basis 30-minutes before the individual program begins. Click here for more info.
This family-friendly event celebrates the arrival of spring with our farm animals on the fresh pasture, plus activities with our farmers and educators. Sheep Shearing Fest is an annual fundraiser to support our critical work to change the way America eats and farms.
Enjoy activities, crafts, live music, and seasonal fare from local vendors for the whole family. Here are just some of the highlights:
Observe and talk with our farmers as they shear our flock of sheep
Learn about pasture-raised sheep and other animals
Try your hand at fiber arts crafts like carding, combing, spinning and felting wool
Join our farmers and educators for farm demonstrations, cooking activities and tours
Celebrate spring with a dance around the Maypole
When the shearing is done, help us herd our sheep out to pasture for the season
Tickets $25 Youth, $60 Adult and up.
The Rotary Club of Peekskill's Cherry Blossom Festival ushers in the warmer months, and gives attendees free admission and the opportunity to celebrate the beauty of spring with:
-Cherry Blossom Tree Guided Tours
- Silent Auction
Help support literacy in our community by donating a new or very gently used children book for our Golden Bookshelf Project.
Did you know we host Westchester County's LARGEST Earth Day Festival of its kind? Come and join us!
Featured events of the day include:
• Arts & Artisan Vendors
• Eco-demonstrations & hands-on activities
• Focused Kid’s Activity Zone
• Environmental advocacy
• Zero-Waste in action on the Festival grounds
• Delicious Local Food including vegetarian and vegan fare
• Craft Beer
• Textile Recycling & E-Waste drop off
• Live Music with local musicians and by our stage hosts Mike & Miriam Risko and the Mike Risko Band
• Local “Green” Services/ Product Vendors available for sharing green practices and products.
• Learn about using eco-friendly products & how to save money by reducing your carbon footprint!
• Community Organizations: All existing to help you! Learn more about the variety of groups in our own backyard
We are adjacent to the Ossining Metro North Train Station. Admittance is free and open to the public.
2 Shows: 11am & 1:30pm. Tickets start at $15.
Ms. Lila Greer’s classroom includes Rosie Revere has big dreams. Iggy Peck has a relentless passion for architecture. And Ada Twist’s curiosity can drive her teacher crazy. This new musical follows Miss Lila Greer’s class on a field trip to a remote island. When the small footbridge connecting the island to the mainland collapses (and their teacher faints), three of her students Iggy Peck, Ada Twist, and Rosie Revere must come together to solve the crisis using their wits, engineering prowess, and problem-solving skills.
Based on the book series by Andrea Beaty (“Rosie Revere, Engineer;” “Iggy Peck, Architect;” “Ada Twist, Scientist”), this fun new musical spotlights the STEM curriculum (focusing on science, technology, engineering and math). Ages 5-9.
For the seventh year running, Nyack will honor Mother Earth on Saturday, April 27 (Rain date 4/28) from 12 to 4pm in the heart of the village at the Main Street Gazebo, Cedar Street and surrounding parking area. Kids’ activities will include arts and crafts as well as a fun, interactive Summer Play Camp sponsored by Blue Rock School.
Nyack will also host a Sidewalk Sale on Saturday April 27th. Reduce your carbon foot print and shop local. Shoppers will shut down their computers for some real brick-and-mortar browsing.
Spring is finally here!! Artists in the library welcome Spring with bold and beautiful butterflies. For this project we will use paint, recycled materials and more to create our own colorful and unique butterflies. All materials will be provided. Hope to see you there! Click here for more info.
As spring begins to settle in, our ponds come to life! Be prepared to get dirty as a naturalist accompanies you to one of our many bodies of water with dip nets in tow. We will sort through the muck in hopes of finding fairy shrimp, tadpoles, and even salamanders! Suggested for ages 5 and up.
$5/person members, $8/person non-members.
Join the College of New Rochelle as we celebrate our 47th annual Strawberry Festival. Enjoy free admission, our live DJ, dance performances, and vendor fair. Tickets required for fun attractions, games, and inflatables for the children. We will also have strawberry and carnival themed food. Click here for more info.
Come celebrate the joys of spring as we hear stories about what’s happening in the great outdoors and do some spring-y science. Ages 3 to 4. Ticket required. Tickets are available at the Children’s Desk on a first-come, first-served basis 30-minutes before the individual program begins. Click here for more info.
2 Shows: 11am & 1:30pm. Tickets start at $15.
ArtsPower’s colorful musical captures the blithe yet touching spirit of Ludwig Bemelmans’ much loved Madeline series. This amusing tale traces the adventures of a young Parisian girl who – despite starting off on the wrong foot with a mischievous new neighbor – eventually learns that first impressions aren’t everything. Told with gentle humor, and featuring a beautiful musical score, this amusing tale of enemies-become-friends will charm and entertain children and adults alike.
Based on the book, “Madeline and the Bad Hat.” Written and illustrated by Ludwig Bemelmans. Copyright © 1956. Published by Viking Press, a division of Penguin Books, Inc., New York, NY. Presented under a special agreement. All rights reserved.
This production is part of the Emelin’s School Outreach Program and will also be presented as an exclusive school showing on Mon, May 6, 2019.
The Emelin’s school programs are subsidized, providing greater access for our community’s students.For more information on or School Outreach Programs please contact our offices at 914.698.3045.
Celebrate Earth Day by celebrating trees with us! We’ll hear stories about trees, make a craft and hear from a representative from the Larchmont Tree Committee about how we can show trees love. Ages 4 to 6. Ticket required. Tickets are available at the Children’s Desk on a first-come, first-served basis 30-minutes before the individual program begins. Click here for more info.
The National Park Service will waive all entrance fees on five days in 2019.
“The entrance fee-free days hosted by the National Park Service are special opportunities to invite visitors, volunteers and veterans to celebrate some important moments for our parks and opportunities for service in those parks,” said National Park Service Deputy Director P. Daniel Smith.
A whimsical Easter Bunny bounce featuring our famous BounceU Easter Egg Hunt in the bounce rooms and a special visit from the Easter Bunny. Parents have your cameras ready! Reservations required. Space is limited. Includes 1hr in Bounce Stadiums featuring giant inflatable rides,Easter EGG Hunt followed by 45 minutes in the party room for a Holiday Snacks & Juice. Only $19.95 per bouncer. Parents are FREE.
Taking place on the Wednesday of Yonkers School District Spring Break, and in partnership with the Downtown/Waterfront BID and the Yonkers Riverfront Library, swing by the Manor and Van der Donck Park to be transported back to the 1700’s! Featuring colonial games, clothes, crafts and re-enactors, including a blacksmith and Cavalry rider on horseback, music and much more; all outdoor activities are free to attend!
Put on lab coats and goggles and extract DNA from strawberry cells. Really!
Using real laboratory equipment, students learn about genes and DNA while being guided through the scientific procedure of DNA extraction. Students can take their sample home as a souvenir.
Included with admission, space limited. Best for ages 7+
TWO SESSIONS: 11:30 AND 1:30
Join us in celebrating the Spring Season. There will be Hand-made Craft and Gift Vendors from all of your favorites! World Renowned Psychics, Healers, Massage and Reiki. Food, Bake Sale and so much more! This is a FREE Indoor Event for Everyone to Attend!
The Tarrytown Music Hall is happy to announce our semi-annual open house event, Family Fun Day! Please join us for a fun-filled day of dance, circus arts, and theater arts, with music, spring-themed arts and crafts, healthy snacks, and many other FUN surprises! This event is FREE and open to the public. No tickets required.
Spring migration is the most exciting time of year to get out and see birds! Families are invited to explore Sheldrake with our naturalist in search of resident and migrating birds. Learn how to use binoculars, your eyes, and your ears to find and identify birds. Suited for all ages. Bring binoculars if you have. Members: $5; non-members: $10 Please register. Click here for more info.
Come join the fun and chocolate loving witch and cat duo Wickity Stitch and Tibbits as we warm up and celebrate National Library Week with books, games, crafts, snacks and more! Registration required. Ages 0-12. Click here for more info.
Come explore the fundamentals of water with us as we see water run, create tin foil boats and see how many pennies it takes to sink them. We’ll also see how many drops of water we can fit on a penny! Ages 3-4. Ticket required. Tickets are available at the Children’s Desk on a first-come, first-served basis 30-minutes before the individual program begins. Click here for more info.
Spring has arrived! The cherry trees are starting to bloom again and we celebrate the eighth annual Japanese Cherry Blossom Festival at Pelham Art Center. A Japanese Taiko drum performance will begin at 1:30PM. Flower arrangement and origami workshops to follow at 2:30PM.
Free and open to all ages!
Hibernation is over and Spring is here! Explore the trails with a naturalist and identify the different signs of spring. Let’s see who is awake after a long winter’s nap and how they welcome Spring. Fee: $5 for members, $8 for non-members.
Doors will open at 1:00 PM with raffle, snacks, activities, and a special musical performance! The film will begin at 1:30 PM
KIDS: Correctly guess how many rubies are in the jar, and you will be the lucky winner of a family four-pack of tickets for one of our upcoming Family Fun Series Shows!
Please be sure to RSVP for this special event, and reserve your free tickets. Guests are certainly welcome, but our space is limited.
SpringFest launches the Nyack’s street fair season on April 7, 2019. Join thousands of visitors in Nyack as we celebrate the event with live bands, great food, kid rides, and hundreds of vendors offering unique crafts, jewelry and more! It’s a great day for the whole family, and while you’re there, check out Nyack’s one of a kind shops, pubs and fabulous restaurants. No pets are allowed, by order of the Village of Nyack. Rain or shine.
You caught a shadow cross the street out of the corner of your eye. Something has raided your bird feeder. You hear strange noises at night. Could it be a Sasquatch? Bring your family to help us look for clues.
$5 for members, $10 for non-members (under age 2 – free).
Please register. Click here for more info.
Join us as we learn about paper quilling! the art of rolling, shaping, and gluing paper together to create beautiful pictures. We will also investigate patterns and forms found in nature, and how to recreate those in this form.
Drop in for a hands-on art workshop led by fine arts and crafts specialists.
All ages welcome