Apr
23
3:30 PM15:30

Wild & Wacky Holiday Storytime: Jellybean Day

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.

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Apr
27
10:00 AM10:00

Sheep Shearing Fest

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.

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Apr
27
10:00 AM10:00

2nd Annual Cherry Blossom Festival

  • City of Peekskill Riverfront Green Park (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

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:

-Children’s Activities
-Food Vendors
-Cherry Blossom Tree Guided Tours
-Raffle
- Silent Auction

Help support literacy in our community by donating a new or very gently used children book for our Golden Bookshelf Project.

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Apr
27
10:00 AM10:00

9th Annual Earth Day Festival

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.

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Apr
27
11:00 AM11:00

Rosie Revere, Engineer at the Emelin Theatre

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.

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Apr
27
12:00 PM12:00

Earth Day & Sidewalk Sale

  • Main Street Nyack, NY, 10960 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

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.


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Apr
27
1:00 PM13:00

Pond Exploration

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.

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May
5
11:00 AM11:00

Madeline and the Bad Hat at the Emelin Theatre

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.

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Apr
22
3:30 PM15:30

Totally Tree-Rific Storytime

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.

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Apr
20
7:00 AM07:00

Free National Park Day

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.

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Apr
18
11:00 AM11:00

Untitled Event

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.

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Apr
17
12:00 PM12:00

Colonial History Day

  • Philipse Manor Hall State Historic Site (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

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!


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Apr
14
11:30 AM11:30

Science Sunday: What is DNA?

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

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Apr
13
10:00 AM10:00

Family Fun Day

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.

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Apr
13
9:00 AM09:00

Family Birding Walk


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.

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Apr
9
3:30 PM15:30

Full STEAM Ahead: Water Science

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.

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Apr
7
1:00 PM13:00

Free Family Fun Movie: The Wizard of Oz

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. 

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Apr
7
10:00 AM10:00

Springfest Street Fair

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.

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Apr
6
11:00 AM11:00

First Saturday Art Workshop at Westchester Children's Museum

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

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