Your Awesome Westchester Weekend: February 17-19

Children & Families: Winter Wonders
Children & Families: Winter Wonders at Storm King.

Your Awesome Westchester Weekend: February 17-19

We are so excited for this weekend! This weekend leads up to February break and if you’re staying around we have a packed list of some really cool things you can do with your kids. From free library events to a Chinese New Year Celebration and Valentine’s Day fun, we have you covered. Have the best Westchester weekend!

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Until February 28th, all day
2023 Black History StoryWalk in the Gallery

Visit the White Plains Library for their Black History Month StoryWalk, featuring, “Molly, By Golly!: The Legend of Molly Williams, America’s First Female Firefighter” by Dianne Ochiltree and Kathleen Kemly. White Plains Library, 100 Martine Ave, White Plains, NY 10601

Friday, February 17th from 10:00am-10:30am
Yoga Tots

Babies and toddlers can enjoy Yoga at the New Rochelle Library every Friday led by a certified yoga children’s instructor from Budding Buddhas. New Rochelle Library, 794 North Avenue, New Rochelle, NY 10804

Friday, February 17th from 10:30am-11:30pm
Sensory Playtime

Visit the Scarsdale Public Library for a morning of hands-on play. Best for kids ages 2-5 years old. Scarsdale Public Library, 54 Olmsted Rd, Scarsdale, NY 10583

Friday, February 17th from 12:00pm-2:30pm
Fun Fridays with Imagination Playground

Families can drop in for a fun afternoon with Imagination Playground. This innovative play system transforms any space into a play space that encourages learning, social development, movement, and fun. Yonkers Public Library, 1 Larkin Center, Yonkers, NY 10701

Sunday, February 5-February, 26
Young Artists Exhibition at the Katonah Museum of Art

See the incredible artistic work of over 400 pieces of art from local high school seniors at the Katonah Museum of Art. Tickets are free. Katonah Museum of Art, 134 Jay Street, Katonah, NY 10536

Saturday, February 18th-Monday, February 21st from 9:30am-4:30pm
With Love, WCM

Visit the Westchester Children’s Museum for a week of love-themed activities, crafts, and stories. This includes paper chains, a love storytime, polaroid family pictures, and love notes. Westchester Children’s Museum 100 Playland Parkway, Rye, NY, 10580.

Saturday, February 18th from 10:00am-12:00pm
Winter Map & Compass Navigation

Families will learn how to navigate without GPS or their phone in this winter map and compass navigation workshop! Enjoy off-trail exploring, orienting by the sun, reading a compass and a map, and more. $15 per person, maximum family price $35. Best for older kids and adults. Hilltop Hanover Farm and Environmental Center, 1271 Hanover Street, Yorktown Heights, NY 10598.

Saturday, February 18th from 10:00am-2:00pm
STEM Sparks-Valentine’s Day STEM

Visit the Rye Free Reading Room for a day of crafting and sensory play. This weekend, your kids can enjoy a Valentine’s Day-themed activity with open-ended activites, materials aimed to boost fine and gross motor skills, and games. Rye Free Reading Room, 1061 Boston Post Rd, Rye, NY 10580

Saturday, February 18th from 12:00pm-1:00pm
Muscoot Farm: Maple Munchies

Learn about all the ways to use maple syrup while cooking a maple-themed culinary treat! $15 per person, ages 6+. Muscoot Farm 51 New York 100 Katonah, NY 10536.

Celebrate the Year of the Rabbit at the Performing Art Center.
Celebrate the Year of the Rabbit at the Performing Art Center.

Saturday, February 18th from 2:00pm-6:00pm
Chinese New Year Celebration

Celebrate the Year of the Rabbit with a spectacular live performance. Plus, enjoy delicious Chinese food samples and a fun magic show. The Performing Arts Center, 735 Anderson Hill Road Harrison, NY 10577

Saturday, February 18th from 3:00pm-4:00pm
Black History Month African Dance Performance & Activities

Visit the White Plains Library for an immersive traditional West African Dance class. Families will learn about the history of where the dance and rhythms originated and the stories behind the movement.  After the performance, enjoy a reading of “Firebird,”  by Misty Copeland as well as grab-and-go kits with a Misty Copeland puzzle, a coloring and fact sheet about Savion Glover, and a Harlem Renaissance word search. White Plains Library, 100 Martine Ave, White Plains, NY 10601

Saturday, February 18th from 4:30pm-5:30pm
Art Lab for Kids: Make Your Own Emoji

Kids will learn how to create their very own emoji by drawing colorful faces and objects. They’ll get hands-on using the Procreate app on iPad with Apple Pencil to draw an emoji to take home. Devices will be provided. Apple Store, 125 Westchester Avenue, White Plains, NY 10601.

Sunday, February 19th from 12:00pm-1:15pm
Children & Families: Winter Wonders

Families will have a blast, exploring the Storm King’s winter landscape with nature-based games. Free with admission. Storm King Art Center, 1 Museum Rd, New Windsor, NY 12553.

Sunday, February 19th from 1:00pm-2:30pm
Winter Shelter Building

Learn more about shelters in nature and how they adapt for winter conditions.  Cranberry Lake Preserve, Old Orchard St., North White Plains, NY