Your Awesome Westchester Weekend: January 28-30

Your Awesome Westchester Weekend: January 28-30

There are so many fun things to do this weekend. You and your kids can enjoy a free visit to the Dia and the Museum of Firefighting as well as hikes, cratfs, story times, Martin Luther King Jr. Day events, and much more! Have the best Westchester weekend!

Friday, January 27th from 3:30pm-5:30pm
Friday Night Shabbat Tots

Enjoy singing, dancing, and playing for the whole family. Meet other families with young children and braid challah to bring home. $18 per family. JCC of Mid-Westchester, 999 Wilmot Rd, Scarsdale, NY  10583.

Saturday, January 28th from 9:00am-10:30am
Wintering Eagles 

Hike Croton Point with your family to learn more about Bald Eagles — and potentially see one! Free and open to all. Croton Point Park 1A Croton Point Avenue, Croton-on-Hudson, NY 10520.

Make Your Own Terrarium at Sheldrake
Make Your Own Terrarium at Sheldrake

Saturday, January 28th from 9:30am-11:30am
Make Your Own Terrarium 

Kids will love making their own terrariums at Sheldrake. They will be given a container to add dirt, gravel, pebbles, mosses, plants, and more to create their own habitat. Advanced registration is required. Members are $15 per person and non-members are $20 per person. Sheldrake, 685 Weaver St, Larchmont, NY 10538

Saturday, January 28th from 10:00am-11:00am
Fireside Nature Storytime 

Visit the Cranberry Lake Preserve for a story by a camp fire.  Cranberry Lake Preserve, Old Orchard St., North White Plains, NY.

Saturday, January 28th at 10:30am
Super Saturday with Professor Sparks 

Take a visit to the FASNY Museum of Firefighting for Weird Science with Professor Sparks! This free event includes an interactive program where kids will do their your own science experiment and take home your supplies to continue the fun and do another experiment at home. Designed for kids ages 5 and up. All activities are free and free admission to the Museum will be given to everyone who attends this special event. FASNY Museum of Firefighting, 117 Harry Howard Ave., Hudson, NY 12534

Saturday, January 28th from 10:30am-11:30am
Origami Workshop for Kindergarten and up 

Learn how to make origami with The Northern Westchester Chinese School. Designed for kids  ages K and up. Limited to five children. $18 per child. Chappaqua Public Library, 195 S Greeley Ave, Chappaqua, NY 10514.

Saturday, January 28th from 11:00am-12:00pm
All About Ice

Learn more about why ice was harvested at Muscoot Farm. The event also includes a walk out to their ice pond where families can also handle the antique tools used for ice collection. Suggested donation of $5 per person; recommended for ages 7 and up. Muscoot Farm 51 New York 100 Katonah, NY 10536

Saturday, January 28th and Sunday, January 29th 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

Dia: Beacon Hudson Valley Free Day 
Visit the Dia in Beacon for free this weekend.

Sunday, January 29th from 10:00am-4:00pm
Dia: Beacon Hudson Valley Free Day 

Hudson Valley residents can enjoy a day at the Dia for free! Held every last Sunday of the month, this includes the following counties: Albany, Columbia, Dutchess, Greene, Orange, Putnam, Rensselaer, Rockland, Saratoga, Schenectady, Sullivan, Ulster, Washington, and Westchester. Call 845 231 0811 or email [email protected] to reserve tickets. Dia: Beacon, 3 Beekman Street
Beacon, New York 12508.

Sunday, January 29th from 10:00am-11:30am
Princess Pottery – Painting & Breakfast with the Snow Queen and friends @ The Pottery Factory

Enjoy pottery and a continental breakfast with the Snow Queen and her sister at The Pottery Factory. The event also includes story time and photos. The Pottery Factory, 179 Main Street, Mount Kisco, NY 10549.

I Have A Dream – A Celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Black History Month in Chappaqua. 

Sunday, January 29th from 12:30pm-4:00pm
I Have A Dream – A Celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Black History Month 

Join the The Town of New Castle’s Committee on Race, Equity and Inclusion for a celebration in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday and Black History Month. This will start with a peace march at Scattered Books as well as an opportunity to write peace messages on a board. At the library, there will be readings of the “I Have a Dream” speech, a panel discussion, a performance, and the chance to participate in a community weave. Chappaqua Public Library, 195 S Greeley Ave, Chappaqua, NY 10514.