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Thursday, January 23
Through Feb 9, snag 2-for-1 tickets to many of NYC's iconic attractions, museums, tours and performing arts. Save of our family faves - click on the link for exhibit, events and info. - Big Apple Circus - Bronx Zoo - Brooklyn Museum - Guggenheim - Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum - Museum of the City of New York - National Geographic Encounter: Ocean Odyssey - New York Botanical Garden - New-York Historical Society - Whitney Museum of Art and…
Marvel at model trains zipping around stunning New York landmark replicas made of plant parts such as nuts, bark, and leaves, and enjoy hands-on holiday fun for the entire family (most of it in the climate-controlled indoors).
Saturday, January 25
Visit with and learn about some of Rye Nature Center's resident animals snakes, turtle, and birds. For fathers (or other caregiver) and children, Suggested for ages 3 to 7.
Transform a book or magazine into an objet d’art. Using basic folding techniques, learn to make cones, cylinders, helixes, rectangles, an old issue of National Geographic or copy of Harry Potter can become a vessel for creativity. All supplies included. Each session is an hour. Ages 6-9 start at 9:30 Ages 10-11 start at 10:45 Ages 12 & up start at 12
Enjoy storytime and nature-inspired art projects in a historic house among gorgeous gardens and trees overlooking the Hudson River. Join Winter Workspace artist Stephanie Alvarado in archiving Bronx stories through photos. Create “choreo-poems” to help capture the stories of the people of the Bronx.
The Blue Door Art Center offers free art workshops for kids on most Saturdays. Different workshops cater to different ages and focus on a variety of artistic media, including ceramics, pottery, drawing, collage, and more. Pre-register to save your spot.
See a sing-along performance with Thomas the Train where kids help Thomas discover the steps to grow a beautiful garden and take a photo with the Really Useful Engine. A fun addition to the Holiday Train Show (included with the ticket) for Thomas fans. Note that the auditorium is a bit of an outdoor walk from the main train show, as is the Children's Garden with lots of fun hands-on activities. Shows at 9 am, 11 am, 1:30 pm &…
Celebrate the year of the rat. Craft traditional Chinese New Year firecrackers and money holders for your American Girl doll. Also discuss other traditions for this holiday and how American Girl Julie learned from her friend Ivy Ling. All supplies included. Bring your doll and your imagination. For girls 6 and up.
Meet the author and hear the story of Just Bunny, Francesca's right-hand stuffy who has been with her through thick and thin since day one. Nothing can tear these two apart—except, maybe, a fire! Thankfully, one of New York’s Bravest is on the scene to prove that selfless acts of kindness happen every day. A portion of the proceeds from the sale of this book will be donated to the NYFF Burn Center Foundation in recognition of their service and…
Get to know Greenburgh Nature Center's resident owls and uncover the secrets of these mysterious night dwellers. Learn about their eating habits by dissecting owl pellets. Then complete the bone puzzle to discover exactly what was on the menu for dinner last night.
Put on your scarf, gloves, jacket, and maybe a pair of snow boots and explore local forest wildlife in the winter season. Head outside to look for traces of animals and learn how to differentiate their tracks. Suggested for ages 4 and up.
Sunday, January 26
Join naturalists for a hands-on program and learn about the care that goes into feeding indoor animals as well as birds of prey and barnyard.
Make assorted winter-themed crafts, like penguins, polar bears, snowmen, and more. Craft activity varies from week to week. Crafts available while they last on a first-come, first-served basis.
Skate with Elsa and Olaf at the Hommocks Park Ice Rink. Save $1-$2 per skater with this coupon.
Meet some of the animals in the rodent family and celebrate the Year of the Rat.
See a fun and fantastical musical about friendship, unity and community, and standing tall even if you’re small. Weaving together the tales of Horton the Elephant, Cat in the Hat, Gertrude McFuzz, Jojo, and many other familiar faces, featuring music, lyrics, and a book by Tony winning team Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty (Lucky Stiff, Once on This Island, Ragtime), and based on the many fanciful fables of Dr. Seuss. Presented by the Play Group Theatre.
Run away from home and be back in time for dinner with the Bindlestiff Family Cirkus and its unique hybrid of vaudeville and circus spectacle. Join an afternoon of jugglers, acrobats, plate spinning, sword swallowing, brain twisters and other risk-taking, gravity defying feats set to live music in a fun, funny, and interactive show. Perfect for the entire family.
Join 92Y Shababa’s Rebecca Schoffer and her puppets for a playful celebration for the whole family. Following this musical performance, there will be a kosher, dairy, kid-friendly dinner. Register in advance.
Tuesday, January 28
Enjoy stories and singing. Caregivers must be in attendance and are welcome to participate with the children they accompany. Come early; this program often fills up.
Saturday, February 1
Develop hands-on skills with sanding, nailing, painting and more while creating a mini hockey game. Receive a certificate of achievement, workshop apron and a commemorative pin while supplies last. Also at Home Depots in Port Chester and elsewhere. Part of a monthly series.
Enjoy storytime and nature-inspired art projects in a historic house among gorgeous gardens and trees overlooking the Hudson River. Because winter is a time of rest for many beings, having fun creating masks to mimic dormant seeds, hibernating groundhogs, torporing bats, and more. Take the newly made mask and perform a dreamy tale of what it means to take rest in the winter.
Bring a picture of a special person or animal, make a copy of the picture, and make three special Valentine’s cards. Materials provided.
Enjoy a fast paced, varied and dynamic program combining circus skills, daring feats of balance, mime, original music, and audience involvement to explore basic scientific principles. Performances at 11 am & 1:30 pm. Recommended for ages 6+
The Neuberger Museum offers complimentary admission on the first Saturday of each month. See American art of the 20th century, traditional African art and contemporary art in the tree-filled campus of Purchase College.