Your Awesome Westchester Weekend: February 24-26
Your awesome Westchester weekend is here and it’s filled with craft events and maple sugaring and Black History Month events and much more! Have the best weekend and share your adventures by tagging us @WestchesterFamily on Instagram.
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Saturday, February 25th from 10:00am-3:00pm
Sugar Shack Chats
Stop by Muscoot’s Sugar Shack and learn more about how they make maple syrup. Free. Muscoot Farm, 51 Route 100 Katonah, New York 10536.
Saturday, February 25th from 10:00am-12:00pm
Children’s Art Workshop: Introduction to Chinese Painting
Kids can enjoy a free art workshop at the Blue Door Art Center with artist Ping Lo. Kids will learn how to make cherry blossoms with Chinese water color and collage. Registration is required and space is limited. Blue Door Art Center, 13 Riverdale Ave, Yonkers, NY
Saturday, February 25th and Sunday, February 26th at 11:00am, 11:30am, 1:00pm, 1:30pm
Join Teatown’s Naturalists for a sugaring workshop. Families will see all of the tools used for tapping, visit a tree, look in a bucket, and go to the sugar house. Ideal for kids ages 4 and up. Teatown Lake Reservation, 1600 Spring Valley Rd, Ossining, NY
Saturday, February 25th and Sunday, February 26th at 10am, 12pm & 2:30pm
Storytime Celebrating Black History Month
Visit the Westchester Children’s Museum for a weekend story time celebrating Black History Month. This will include the reading of picture books for all ages. The event is included with admission. Westchester Children’s Museum,
Saturday, February 25th at 11:30am
Teens Read Aloud to Empower Kids
Join teens from The Bittermelon school who will be reading stories and doing activities with kids. Hudson Valley Books for Humanity, 67 Central Avenue Ossining, NY 10562.
Saturday, February 25th from 12:00pm-1:00pm
Black History Month: Interactive Drum Circle
Families will enjoy this interactive and educational drumming experience to learn more about Africa. Yonkers Public Library, Will Branch, 1500 Central Park Avenue, Yonkers, NY 10710.
Saturday, February 25th from 1:00pm-2:00pm
African Dance Performance and Mini Workshop
Join Marion Archer and her dance troupe for an African Dance performance and mini workshop in celebration of Black History Month. Yonkers Public Library, Riverfront Branch, 1 Larkin Center, Yonkers, NY 10701.
Saturday, February 25th at 1:30pm
Family Ice Skating
Enjoy a family ice skating at Ice Hutch. Free Admission. Open only on to Mount Vernon Residents. Ice Hutch, 657 Garden Avenue, Mount Vernon, NY 10550.
Saturday, February 25th from 3:00pm-4:00pm
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.
Sunday, February 26th from 1:00pm-4:00pm
Family Science Workshop: Leap into Moon Science
Enjoy a family science workshop at the Hudson River Museum. Families will learn more about the science of the moon with a wearable demonstration of the phases, make a crater, compare our moon to others, and use their imagination to find and paint a face, a rabbit, or something else on our nearest neighbor in space. Free with museum admission. Hudson River Museum, 511 Warburton Avenue, Yonkers, NY 10701.
Sunday, February 26th from 2:00pm-3:00pm
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. The Westchester, Apple Store, 125 Westchester Avenue, White Plains, NY 10601.