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Marine Education Center Bird Walk

Harbor Island Park Mamaroneck Ave South & Boston Post Road, Mamaroneck, NY
FREE
The first Saturday of each month, look for migrating birds that come to the Long Island Sound throughout the winter. Starts in Harbor Island Park, which also has a great playground.
Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly
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Home Depot Workshop

Home Depot New Rochelle 55 Weyman Ave, New Rochelle, NY
FREE

Develop hands-on skills by gluing, hammering with help from parents and store associates. Projects change monthly. Receive a certificate of achievement, workshop apron and a commemorative pin while supplies last. Also at Home Depots in Port Chester and elsewhere. At the first Saturday of every month.

Suggested Ages: Toddlers to 11
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Wave Hill Family Art Project

Wave Hill West 249th Street & Independence Avenue, Bronx, NY
$10/adults, $6/students & seniors, $4/ages 6-18

Enjoy nature-inspired art projects among gorgeous gardens and trees overlooking the Hudson River. Themes change weekly. Takes place indoors, but there is some outdoor walking to get to the project. The number of families able to participate at any given time will be limited to about nine. If you arrive and capacity is full, program…

Suggested Ages: All
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Winter Wolves

Wolf Conservation Center 7 Buck Run, South Salem, NY
$15/adults, $12/ages 11& under

Learn about the mythology, biology and ecology of wolf families and discover why this season is such a magical time for packs in North America. Wolf families are out searching for prey as their maturing pups experience their first winter season. Visit gray wolves Alawa and Nikai, as well as potentially behold some of the…

Suggested Ages: All
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Tap-A-Tree

Muscoot Farm 51 Route 100, Katonoah, NY
$25/group of the 6

Get ready to make syrup by tapping the trees. In this private group tour, learn about the initial process of maple sugaring and the history of sap collection, all while using antique tools hands-on. Sessions take place every half hour, limited to one group for each timeslot. Groups will meet at Muscoot’s Sugar Shack.

Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly
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Hudson River Museum Family Art Workshop

Hudson River Museum 511 Warburton Avenue, Yonkers, NY
$10/adults, $6/ages 3-18

Join Hudson River Museum educators for drop-in art-making in a variety of media. Projects change weekly and relate to a current exhibit or holiday.

Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly
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The Tortoise and the Hare: The Next Generation

Emelin Theatre 153 Library Lane, Mamaroneck, NY
$24/adults, $19/kids

With dazzling visuals, poignant storytelling and the creative use of music from classical to pop, this production brings Aesop’s classic fable into a new brilliant light. Catch up with The Tortoise and the Hare  10 years down the road, now with children of their own and exploring modern day distractions. Smart phones and video games…

Suggested Ages: All

Rock And Roll Playhouse at Garcia’s: Grateful Dead

Garcia’s at The Capitol Theatre 145 Westchester Avenue, Port Chester, NY
$15/in advance, $17/day of

Dance and sing along to the music of iconic rockers at an interactive and educational live music experience for families at a historic venue. Groove to the music of the Grateful Dead played by professional cover band Summerfeet. Loud (bring hearing protection earmuffs for sensitive ears) with lots of dancing. Also at 2 pm.

Suggested Ages: All
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The Dark Crystal

Museum of the Moving Image 36-01 35 Avenue at 37 Street, Astoria, NY
$15, $11 seniors & students, $9/ages 3–17

See 1982, cult classic on a big screen. On a remote planet in the distant past, a Gelfling embarks on a quest to find the missing shard of a magical crystal, to restore order to his world. Using a mix of puppetry, animatronics, modern special effects, and more, The Dark Crystal creates a sense of…

Suggested Ages: 8 to Adult Friendly, Adult Friendly

Old-Fashioned Winter’s Afternoon

Rye Nature Center 873 Boston Post Road, Rye, NY
$25/group of 6

Enjoy log-sawing, archery, maple sugaring, live raptor shows, fire-roasted marshmallows, archery, winter-themed carnival games, a petting zoo, and fun crafts like decorating candles, walking sticks, and a plant pot. Soup, hot dogs, waffles and popcorn available.

Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly

Cookie Decorating Workshop

Muscoot Farm 51 Route 100, Katonoah, NY
$30

Join Caitlin of CM Cookies for a fun workshop to learn all of the tips and tricks of cookie decorating. Decorate three Valentine's Day themed cookies. Appropriate for all ages. Limited participation of 25. Cost is $30 per person. We will meet inside the activity building and workshop will begin promptly at 1:00 pm.

Suggested Ages: All

Lunar New Year at Hudson River Museum

Hudson River Museum 511 Warburton Avenue, Yonkers, NY
$10/adults, $6/ages 3-18

Kick off the Year of the Rabbit with traditional Asian arts, crafts, demonstrations, and performances for all ages. Celebrate the fourth of the twelve animals of the Chinese zodiac, and, according to Chinese culture, the luckiest animal of all. Festivities begin with the colorful ceremonial Lion Dance. Make Chinese knots, posters, and cut paper decorations…

Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly
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School’s Out, Stars Are In at Hudson River Museum

Hudson River Museum 511 Warburton Avenue, Yonkers, NY
$10/adults, $6/ages 3-18

During the holiday break, watch free planetarium shows under the dome, enjoy exhibitions, engage in interactive Lunar New Year and Black History Month art and science workshops, challenge yourself with gallery interactives and enjoy pop-up storytimes in the HRM book nook. Take a ticketed tour of historic Gilded Age home Glenview.

Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly

Sheldrake Environmental Center: Presidents’ Week Camp

Sheldrake Environmental Center 685 Weaver Street, Larchmont, NY
$300/child
Join Sheldrake Nature Center for wintertime fun and enrichment at a popular STEM program. Explore the woods and learn about the seasonal effects on wildlife. Study the natural world, listen to nature stories, craft, play games and try other activities.
Suggested Ages: 5 to 8

Sugar Shack Chats

Muscoot Farm 51 Route 100, Katonoah, NY
FREE

Stop by Muscoot’s Sugar Shack anytime from 12pm-3pm to learn about how to make maple syrup.

Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly