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Friday, September 21


Cross County Shopping Center Fall Flicks: Lion King

Cross County Shopping Center ~ 8000 Mall Walk ~ Yonkers
6:00 pm–9:00 pm
FREE
Bring your chairs and blankets the green in the center of the mall to enjoy an outdoor screening of Disney's The Lion King. Pre-show entertainment begins at 6pm and the…


Saturday, September 22


Smithsonian Museum Day

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10:00 am–9:00 pm
FREE
As part of a nationwide event, get in free to several Westchester & NYC museums including the family-friendly Hudson River Museum, Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum, Cooper-Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum and Intrepid Sea,…

Wave Hill Family Art Project: Bundle Dyeing and Hapa Zome

Wave Hill ~ West 249th Street & Independence Avenue ~ New York
10:00 am–1:00 pm
FREE
Join visiting artist Natalie Stopka to create botanical works of art featuring common herbs and garden flowers—like marigolds, coreopsis and hollyhock. Practice the technique of hapa zome, also known as…

Good Deed of the Month Club

Westchester Children’s Museum ~ 100 Playland Parkway ~ Rye
11:00 am–12:00 pm
$7, $6/seniors, free/ages 12 months & under
Join a kindness-themed book reading and discussion followed by a good-deed project led by an art-educator. Meets every fourth Saturday of the month.

Queens County Fair

Queens County Farm Museum ~ 73-50 Little Neck Parkway ~ Floral Park
11:00 am–6:00 pm
$10, $5/ages 12 & under
A traditional county fair boasts blue ribbon competitions in produce, livestock, arts & crafts, and more. Enjoy pie eating and corn husking contests, pig races, hayrides, carnival rides, and midway…

River Explorers Free Saturday Nature Programs

Sarah Lawrence College Center for the Urban River at Beczak ~ 35 Alexander Street ~ Yonkers
11:00 am–3:00 pm
FREE
The Center for the Urban River at Beczak presents nature-themed lessons and craft activities from 11 am–12 pm followed by family seining (fishing with a net) from 1–3 pm. Registration…

Hawaiian Performances & Demonstrations

New York Botanical Garden ~ 2900 Southern Boulevard ~ New York
12:00 pm–5:30 pm
$28, $25/students & seniors, $12/ages 2-12, free/under 2
Enjoy performances and demonstrations that celebrate the diverse cultural traditions of Hawai‘i. See music and dance live performances that highlight both Hula Kahiko (traditional) and Hula Auana (contemporary) and artisan…

White Plains Jazz & Food Festival

Mamaroneck Avenue ~ Mamaroneck Avenue at Main Street ~ White Plains
12:00 pm–5:30 pm
FREE
Sample local vendors while enjoying outdoor jazz from Pete Malinverni & the SUNY Purchase Jazz All-Stars, the Jay Hoggard Quartet, Samba New York and other acclaimed musicians. Bring any old…

Danza Highbridge Festival

Drained Swimming Pool in Highbridge Park ~ Amsterdam & West 175th Street ~ New York
5:00 pm–6:00 pm
FREE
The United Palace of Cultural Arts's annual dance festival in the drained swimming pool at Highbridge Park celebrates traditional and cultural dance styles. Featuring works A. Tan Dance, Arianne Meneses,…


Sunday, September 23


Bicycle Sunday

Bronx River Reservation ~ 2 Bronx River Pkwy ~ Scarsdale
10:00 am–2:00 pm
FREE
Since 1974, over 60,000 participants each year bike, walk, and jog a traffic-free 13.1 mile loop of the Bronx River Parkway from White Plains to Yonkers.

Starlight Starbright Music Music Together Demo Classes

Starlight Starbright Music Studio ~ 78 Garth Road ~ Scarsdale
10:00 am–10:45 am
FREE
Join the teachers at Starlight Starbright Music for free Music Together classes for caregivers and kids birth through age 5. Enjoy singing, dancing, and jamming to the tunes of the…

Wave Hill Family Art Project: Bundle Dyeing and Hapa Zome

Wave Hill ~ West 249th Street & Independence Avenue ~ New York
10:00 am–1:00 pm
$10, $6/students & seniors, $4/ages 6–18, free/ages 5 & under
Join visiting artist Natalie Stopka to create botanical works of art featuring common herbs and garden flowers—like marigolds, coreopsis and hollyhock. Practice the technique of hapa zome, also known as…

Queens County Fair

Queens County Farm Museum ~ 73-50 Little Neck Parkway ~ Floral Park
11:00 am–6:00 pm
$10, $5/ages 12 & under
A traditional county fair boasts blue ribbon competitions in produce, livestock, arts & crafts, and more. Enjoy pie eating and corn husking contests, pig races, hayrides, carnival rides, and midway…

Yellow Submarine Sing-Along

Museum of the Moving Image ~ 36-01 35 Avenue (at 37 Street) ~ Astoria
11:00 am–12:30 pm
$15, $9/students & seniors, $7/ages 3-12, free/2 and under
See the landmark animated Beatles film on the big screen in a new digital restoration with stereo surround sound. All are encouraged to sing along with all The Beatles' classic…

Hawaiian Performances & Demonstrations

New York Botanical Garden ~ 2900 Southern Boulevard ~ New York
12:00 pm–5:30 pm
$28, $25/students & seniors, $12/ages 2-12, free/under 2
Enjoy performances and demonstrations that celebrate the diverse cultural traditions of Hawai‘i. See music and dance live performances that highlight both Hula Kahiko (traditional) and Hula Auana (contemporary) and artisan…


Friday, September 28


Cross County Shopping Center Fall Flicks: The Little Mermaid

Cross County Shopping Center ~ 8000 Mall Walk ~ Yonkers
6:00 pm–9:00 pm
FREE
Bring your chairs and blankets the green in the center of the mall to enjoy an outdoor screning of Disney's 1989 The Little Mermaid. Pre-show entertainment begins at 6pm and…


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