May 27, 2017
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Saturday, May 27 (See map view)

This hilltop paradise was home to four generations of the Rockefeller family. There are different levels of tours to take visitors through the main rooms of the six story main house, as well as the expansive, terraced gardens. The tour includes stories that highlight the lives of the Rockefeller family. check website for times and tour options. Kykuit. Each tour begins at the Visitors Center at Philipsburg …

timed tours.

Damien Vera’s “Cope,” an imposing 14-foot modern steel sculpture is temporarily on display in Rye Town Park. This shining abstract sculpture adds a creative flair to the park’s natural landscape and is on display through the summer of 2017.

All day.

This film takes viewers on a journey of engineering discoveries – from the world’s tallest buildings to a bridge higher than the clouds. Learn how engineers are shaping the world of tomorrow and see it all on an IMAX screen that’s six stories high. Check website for schedule, shown daily in June.

On May 27 the Pleasantville Farmers Market kicks off another summer of great programs (Culinary, Kids and Music Series). Experience the largest, year-round farmers market in Westchester, and the one voted “Best of Westchester” in 2014, 2015 and 2016. With 56 vendors and 7 nearby parking lots, the Market is a delicious good time every Saturday - rain or shine, 8:30am - 1:00pm. Programs include …

8:30 am – 1:00 pm.

Wave Hill offers a great view of the magnificent cliffs of the Palisades. Kids use plaster made from the mineral gypsum to create their own, sculptural rock formation, then tint it with their choice of color. For all ages. Reservations not required.

10am–1pm.

Music Conservatory of Westchester will hold three open houses for its Summer Music & Arts program this May, at its 216 Central Ave. White Plains, NY location. The program features a variety of offerings from songwriting to theatre to arts & crafts to dance. This year, the program will add several new components including Blues, Improvisation and Salsa as well as special week-long workshops …

10am–1pm.

This dynamic learning environment for kids features 6,000- square-feet of interactive, hands-on exhibits for children including a beach-themed Toddler Zone, KEVA Planks construction exhibit, the Build Your Own Roller Coaster exhibit and two Makerspaces. A recent development at the museum: year round free admission to the nation’s active duty military personnel and their families.For all ages …

10am–4pm.

The Science Center is lowering the volume and dimming the lights for Sensory Friendly Day. It’s a Groups with special needs and families with children on the autism spectrum (or with other developmental disabilities) can enjoy lots of kids activities, arts and crafts, and live gallery demonstrations - all in a less bustling and loud environment. For all ages. Reservations not required. Admission …

10am–5pm.

The Aquarium has a newly expanded exhibit space for its jellyfish and octopus — some of the most-strangely beautiful and painfully dangerous creatures of the sea. This new exhibit educates and fascinates visitors in a bigger space, offering a better look at moon jellies, brown sea nettles, and the giant Pacific octopus.

10 am – 5 pm.

Artwork created by the world-renowned artist Dale Chihuly is on view at the New York Botanical Garden, in a show that features 20 installations and includes the artists’ drawings and early works. The Garden’s dramatic landscape becomes the living canvas for works showcasing Chihuly’s signature shapes in brilliant colors.

10am–6pm.

Tours of this historic site begin for the season on April 1. This lovely but unassuming country church has a stained glass window by Henri Matisse (his last work of art) and nine windows created by Marc Chagall. These glorious windows are on display for visitors. Tours are subject to congregation activities; call for daily schedule.

10am–5pm.

From May to November, Stone Barns requires the purchase of a one-day admission ticket on weekends. This allows visitors to participate in seasonal, hands-on activities, and drop in tours. Admission is free during the week, although there is a charge for certain weekday events. Check website for full schedule.

10am–5pm.

The Museum’s outdoor Nature Play Area opens for the season today. Come celebrate with special opening day activities and enjoy this unique play area. Grasshopper Grove is open Saturdays and Sundays through mid-November.

10am–4pm.

This one hour tour is perfect for first-time visitors to Lyndhurst. See the sumptuous Victorian architecture and décor and European paintings that adorn the elegant entryway, reception rooms, parlor, library and more.

10am–4pm.

Healthyville is a nationally touring interactive exhibit on health and wellness, teaching children important facts about nutrition, fitness, safety, hygiene and functions of the body. Visitors have hands-on opportunities to explore health by looking inside a giant nose, moving on a fitness trail and flossing inside a huge mouth.

10am–5pm.

A sculpture park on 500 beautifully landscaped acres, Storm King is open for the season! The Center features 100 carefully sited, awe-inspiring sculptures by acclaimed artists. Wear your walking shoes.

10am–5:30pm.

Guides authentically dressed in 1800s garb lead tours around this elegant estate, which was the home of noted author Washington Irving. The mansion, as well as the beautiful grounds featuring a view of the Hudson River, make for a wonderful afternoon of exploring and history.

10am–3:30pm.

Come see giraffes, lions, birds, penguins and more. As a special treat, there are now five young gorillas at the Congo Gorilla Exhibit – watch their playful interactions with their parents and each other. Check website for schedule.

10am–4:30pm.

Visitors to the Manor tour the 300 year-old house, participate in hands-on activities of the 19th century, see the working gristmill and learn about the day-to-day lives of the Manor’s former inhabitants. Guests take guided, timed tours.

timed tours begin at 10:30am.

Join us for a short, interactive family tour of kid-friendly works on view! Explore and learn about art together through lively discussion and fun gallery activities. Visit artworks in the 2017 Biennial and the Whitney’s collection.

10:45AM – 2:00PM.

Visit the toy boat-making area for a fun and creative 20 minute boat-building project. Build and decorate a toy sailboat to take home as a special memento of your day at the Aquarium.

11am–3pm.

Teaching Trails is a guided trail experience through the woodland forest. On most Saturdays and Sundays, “Trail Ninjas” provide information on trees, plants, wildlife and seasonal changes. Come see what’s going on in the winter woods.For all ages. Reservations not required.

11:30am.

“From the Streets” traces the rise of the urban artist, going from vandal and outlaw to cultural trendsetter. Murals, photographs, installations and works on canvas show the evolution of this dynamic art movement.

noon–5pm.

This is a great, one-time opportunity for beginners to discover the joys of clay. Professional ceramic artists guide themed weekly projects every Saturday afternoon. If you want to keep your masterpiece, it can be glazed and fired.Children under 12 must attend with a guardian.

2–4pm.

Sunday, May 28 (See map view)

This hilltop paradise was home to four generations of the Rockefeller family. There are different levels of tours to take visitors through the main rooms of the six story main house, as well as the expansive, terraced gardens. The tour includes stories that highlight the lives of the Rockefeller family. check website for times and tour options. Kykuit. Each tour begins at the Visitors Center at Philipsburg …

timed tours.

Damien Vera’s “Cope,” an imposing 14-foot modern steel sculpture is temporarily on display in Rye Town Park. This shining abstract sculpture adds a creative flair to the park’s natural landscape and is on display through the summer of 2017.

All day.

This film takes viewers on a journey of engineering discoveries – from the world’s tallest buildings to a bridge higher than the clouds. Learn how engineers are shaping the world of tomorrow and see it all on an IMAX screen that’s six stories high. Check website for schedule, shown daily in June.

Wave Hill offers a great view of the magnificent cliffs of the Palisades. Kids use plaster made from the mineral gypsum to create their own, sculptural rock formation, then tint it with their choice of color. For all ages. Reservations not required.

10am–1pm.

This dynamic learning environment for kids features 6,000- square-feet of interactive, hands-on exhibits for children including a beach-themed Toddler Zone, KEVA Planks construction exhibit, the Build Your Own Roller Coaster exhibit and two Makerspaces. A recent development at the museum: year round free admission to the nation’s active duty military personnel and their families.For all ages …

10am–4pm.

The Aquarium has a newly expanded exhibit space for its jellyfish and octopus — some of the most-strangely beautiful and painfully dangerous creatures of the sea. This new exhibit educates and fascinates visitors in a bigger space, offering a better look at moon jellies, brown sea nettles, and the giant Pacific octopus.

10 am – 5 pm.

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