Your Awesome Westchester Weekend: January 20-22
We are so excited for all of the awesome events happening this weekend. On the top of our list is our Westchester Family Fun Day & Camp Fair where families can enjoy a day of indoor fun as well as meet camp exhibitors and have the chance to win four tickets to LEGOLAND Discovery Center Westchester! There are also several Lunar New Year Celebrations, storytimes, ice skating with characters, and much more!
Have the best Westchester weekend!
Friday, January 20th from 9:15am-10:15am
Raising Jewish Children (When You Didn’t Grow Up That Way)
Attend a session co-led by Rabbi Dahlia Bernstein and Jennifer Schmelkin, LCSW, an expert in early emotional development. In this three-part workshop, parents will learn more about raising Jewish children and how to set up a Jewish home. Topics include: creating a family identity around holidays; setting up bedtime rituals that soothe and connect, and discovering how Shabbat can help with screentime battles. $75 for the series. JCC of Mid-Westchester, 999 Wilmot Rd, Scarsdale, NY 10583.
Friday, January 20th from 11:00am-11:30am
Children’s Illustrator Visit and Storytime
Visit the Warner Library for a storytime with illustrator, Risa Horicuhi of K is for Kindness and Malty the Blue Tiger. Risa will read a story, share a drawing demo, and create an art activity with you. This program will be presented in English and Spanish. Warner Library, 21 North Broadway, Tarrytown NY 10591.
Saturday, January 21st from 10:00am-10:30am
Family Tapping Experience
Bring your family or small group of friends to Trailside Nature Museum at Ward Pound Ridge Reservation for a one-on-one tapping experience. Each 30-minute time slot is $20 per family of four, with a $5 add-on for up to two additional members. Trailside Nature Museum, 6 Reservation Road Cross River, NY 10518.
Saturday, January 21st at 11:00am
Tortoise and Hare: The Next Generation
We begin with Aesop’s classic fable of The Tortoise and the Hare and fast-forward 10 years later to a time with modern-day distractions like smartphones and video games. Our two characters are now raising children of their own, Tortoise Junior and Lil’ Hare, who embark on a race of their own. When their adventure leads our Next Gen heroes into unexpected territory, Old Man Tortoise and Big Daddy Hare must come together despite their differences to find and save their children. What hurdles will they have to overcome to make it to the finish line? With dazzling visuals, poignant storytelling and music from classical to pop, this production brings this legendary tale into brilliant new light. Emelin Theatre, 153 Library Ln, Mamaroneck, NY.
Saturday, January 21st from 12:00pm-3:00pm
Westchester Family Fun Day & Camp Fair
Family Fun Day & Camp Fair is a day for the whole family! Get out of the cold and bring your kids to a fun day. Enjoy a photo booth, games, raffles, arts & crafts, face painting, balloon animals, music & much more. Parents will have the chance to meet camp exhibitors from day, sleepaway and specialty camps. Plus, seven lucky families will have a chance to win 4 tickets to LEGOLAND Discovery Center Westchester! Must be present to win. Mamaroneck Beach & Yacht Club, 555 S Barry Ave, Mamaroneck, NY.
Saturday, January 21st from 1:00pm-2:00pm
Jewelry-Making with Aribah
Kids ages 4 and up can enjoy jewelry-making. Registration is requested, but walk-ins are welcome. To register please click here. Town of Pelham Public Library, 530 Colonial Ave, Village of Pelham, NY 10803.
Saturday, January 21st at 2:00pm
Dragons & the Ice Sorceress
Join Talewise on a quest to discover dry ice! Volunteers will help conduct several science experiments as kids can learn more about dry ice! The science experiments are tied together by a fun, interactive tale called “Dragons & The Ice Sorceress.” The entire audience will help the performer tell the story — kids will even get to decide what happens next! Great for pre-k aged children to grade 5. White Plains Library, 100 Martine Avenue, White Plains, NY 10601.
Saturday, January 21st from 2:00pm-3:00pm
Pop-Up Program: Bird Café (at HCL)
Kids of all ages can celebrate birds by making bird feeders out of recycled and natural materials. New Rochelle Library, 794 North Avenue, New Rochelle, NY 10804.
Saturday, January 21st from 3:00pm-4:00pm
Lunar New Year Storytime
Join the Dear Asian Youth Chapter of Westchester County to celebrate Lunar New Year. They will be reading picture books about the holiday and the many Asian cultures in which it is celebrated. The first 48 kids who show up will receive envelopes. Scarsdale Public Library, 54 Olmsted Rd, Scarsdale, NY 10583.
Saturday, January 21st from 3:00pm-4:00pm
Lunar New Year Celebration
Visit the Dobbs Ferry Library to learn about the Lunar New Year. Local families will host individual tables and talk about their traditions, while volunteers lead us in group activities. Masks are required for everyone. Dobbs Ferry Library, 55 Main Street, Dobbs Ferry, NY 10522.
Saturday, January 20th and Sunday, January 21st from 1:00pm-4:00pm
Family Science Workshop: Snows of Other Worlds
Enjoy an interactive Science workshop with your kids at the Hudson River Museum. Families can learn about the shape of snow on Earth, Mars, Jupiter, and Saturn and creating a hanging display of snowflakes out of heavyweight and translucent paper. Great for kids ages 8 and older. Hudson River Museum, 511 Warburton Ave, Yonkers, NY 10701
Saturday, January 21st from 1:30pm-3:00pm
Kids’ Pizza Making Class
Calling all kid foodies! Enjoy a fun pizza making class with a hands-on tutorial. Each child will make their own personal pizza. $18 per child. Papi’ 19 Bank Street White Plains, NY 10606.
Sunday, January 22nd from 1:00pm-3:30pm
Character Skating with Bluey
Kids of all ages will enjoy character skating at Hommocks Park Ice Rink. 140 Hommocks Rd, Larchmont, NY 10538