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Your Awesome Westchester Weekend: April 7-9

Awesome Westchester Weekend

Your Awesome Westchester Weekend: April 7-9

This weekend is packed with all things Easter! There are also fun storytimes, nature hikes, and tons of ways to enjoy the outdoors! Check out some of our top picks to have the best Westchester weekend!

Friday, April 7th-May 7th, various times
Amazing Butterflies

Want to learn more about butterflies? You and your kids can do that right in Westchester at the new Amazing Butterflies Exhibit at Lasdon Park. Open from now until May 7th, the immersive and exciting new exhibit is produced by Minotaur Mazes of Seattle and based on an exhibition created for the Natural History Museum in London. The exhibit features scientific input and interpretation where families are invited to shrink down to the undergrowth and learn more about the life cycle of a butterfly in an interactive maze. Families start as a caterpillar as they make their way to a secret world with grass and leaves towering over your head. Through this journey, families will learn more about the relationship between caterpillars, butterflies, and the natural surroundings. Lasdon Park, 2610 Route 35, Katonah, NY  10536.

Friday, April 7th from 8:00pm-10:00pm
Amphibian Night Hike

Take an educational night hike with your kids with a Westmoreland Sanctuary naturalist. During the hike, families will learn about habitats (pond and a vernal pool), lifecycles, and animal identification. Bring flashlights and boots. Designed for kids ages 7 and up.  $10 non-members, $5 members. Westmoreland, 260 Chestnut Ridge Road, Mount Kisco, NY 10549

Saturday, April 8th from 10:00am for ages 0-3 and 11:00am for ages 4-7
Ridge Hill

Enjoy a fun Easter egg hunt that will be scattered throughout Town Square. Eggs will be traded for treats. All proceeds from this event will be donated to Elizabeth Seton Children’s Charity. The Easter Bunny will be there to take pictures from 10:00am-1:00pm. Ridge Hill, One Ridge Hill Boulevard, Yonkers, NY 10710

Saturday, April 8th from 10:00am-1:00pm
Easter Egg Hunt at Rochambeau Farm

Easter Egg Hunt at Rochambeau Farm, along with food, vendors, and more. The event is rain or shine and costs $10 for the Easter eggs. Rochambeau Farm 214 West Patent Road Mount Kisco, NY 10549.

Saturday, April 1st-April 16th from 10:00am-3:00pm
Easter Egg Hunt

Spend the day at Bartow-Pell for a fun Easter egg hunt! Limited spots available for Saturday April 16! Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum, 895 Shore Road, Pelham Bay Park Bronx, NY 10464.

Saturday, April 8th and Sunday, April 9th from 10:30am-11:30pm
Weekend Story Time: Earth Day

Enjoy a day of interactive play at the Westchester Children’s Museum and learn more about Earth Day at their weekend storytime. Westchester Children’s Museum, 100 Playland Parkway, Rye, NY, 10580.

Saturday, April 8th from 10:45am-12:00pm
Annual Easter Egg Hunt

Enjoy a fun Easter egg hunt, plus lunch, games, music, dancing, and pictures with the Easter Bunny! Free and open to the public. No registration necessary. Senior Living, Osborn South Lawn, 101 Theall Rd, Rye, NY 10580.

Saturday, April 8th from 11:00am-2:00pm
Easter Brunch

Hop on down to The Barley Beach House for Brunch with the Easter bunny. Easter express brunch featuring table side photo with the Easter Bunny. Must purchase tickets for all attendees to reserve a spot. The Barley Beach House 95 Dearborn Avenue Rye, NY 10580.

Saturday, April 8th at 11:30am-2:30pm
Easter Brunch at the Royal Regency Hotel

Hop into fun at the Royal Regency Hotel for an Easter Brunch. Celebrate the holiday by dancing with the Easter Bunny, hunting for Easter eggs, enjoying activity tables with balloons and egg decorating, and a delicious brunch. All ages are welcome! Royal Regency Hotel, 165 Tuckahoe Road Yonkers, NY 10710

Saturday, April 8th at 11:30am
Teens Read Aloud to Empower Kids

Join teens from The Bittermelon school who will read stories and work on activities with kids. Hudson Valley Books for Humanity, 67 Central Avenue Ossining, NY 10562.

Saturday, April 8th from 1:00pm-2:30pm
Let’s BEE Friends

Watch how bees work hard at pollinating plants. All ages. Lenoir Preserve, 19 Dudley St, Yonkers, NY 10701

Saturday, April 8th from 1:00pm-2:30pm
Early Springtime Scavenger Hunt

Spend time out doors this weekend and learn about the history and the environment of the Edith G. Read Wildlife Sanctuary. 1 Playland Pkwy, Rye, NY 10580

Saturday, April 8th from 1:30pm-2:30pm
Coding Lab for Kids: Code Your First App

Code as a family with Swift Playgrounds in this free workshop. Families will use the About Me playground app, learning how to customize their app with fonts, background colors, Memoji, and more. Recommended for kids ages 10 and up. Devices will be provided. The Westchester, Apple Store, 125 Westchester Avenue, White Plains, NY 10601.

Saturday, April 8th from 2:00pm-4:00pm
PizZaZzles Bunny Bash

Kids ages 4-10 can join the PizZaZzles Party Squad as they rock out with the Easter bunny. The event includes dancing in bubbles, picking a basket, searching for golden eggs, eating pizza, and getting a picture with the bunny. There is also a bounce house, egg hunt, crafts, and more. $50 per person. PizZaZzles, 650 Lee Blvd, Yorktown Heights, NY 10598.

Sunday, April 9th at 11:00am-3:30pm
Egg Hunt with Wolves

Visit the Wolf Conservation Center for a special egg hunt with wolves. Families will learn about the mythology, biology, and ecology of wolves in North America. Following the event, guests hide eggs for Ambassador Wolves Alawa and Nikai. Pre-registration is required. $15 for adults and $12 for kids (under 12). Wolf Conservation Center, 7 Buck Run, South Salem, NY 10590.

 

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