Hudson River Museum

Hudson River Museum 511 Warburton Avenue, Yonkers, NY
$10, $6/ages 3–18, $7/seniors & students

Learn about the connections between arts, sciences, and history on a family-friendly museum situated on the banks of the Hudson River. HIGHLIGHTS: 🪐 See a Planetarium show (+$4) 📕 Go inside whimsical sculpto-pictorama Red Grooms’ The Bookstore 🏠 Admire a large luxurious dollhouse in Glenview Historic Home 🌳 Relax in the outdoor…

Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly

Harbor Island Park

Harbor Island Park Mamaroneck Ave South & Boston Post Road, Mamaroneck, NY
FREE

This lovely marina in the suburbs has swan sightings, fishing on a pier, crabs & clams and lots of greenspace. Walk and sit on the  small harbor beach when the gate is open ( 7am to dusk); swimming prohibited until summer when the beach is staffed. The large playground between the beach and the parking…

Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly

Hommocks Park Ice Rink

Hommocks Park Ice Rink 740 West Boston Post Road, Mamaroneck, NY
$11/ages 12+, $8.50/ages 11 & under, $5/Skate Rental

Mamaroneck's popular enclosed public skating facility offers public skating sessions throughout the week October through June. Although the spectator area is (sort of) heated, dress warmly on the ice. Snow pants and gloves are a good idea, and so are layers for when you get moving. No outside food is permitted; a concession stand serves…

Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly
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Story Time For Pre-Schoolers

Town of Pelham Public Library 530 Colonial Avenue, Pelham, NY
FREE

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.

Suggested Ages:

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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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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

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