Your Awesome Westchester Weekend: March 10-12

Your Awesome Westchester Weekend: March 10-12

Your Awesome Westchester Weekend: March 10-12

Your awesome Westchester weekend is here! This weekend is packed with the start of St. Patrick’s Day parades throughout the County as well as music, art, and cultural events.

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Friday, March 10th-March 20th, various times
FL!P Circus

The circus is coming to Westchester! Flip Circus will be hosting circus under the big top tent. Families can enjoy amazing acts such as Acrobatics, Aerial and Trapeze, Clowns, Jugglers, Motorcycle Globe, Magic, and more! Showtimes are Monday – Friday, 7:30pm and Saturdays and Sundays, 1pm, 4pm, and 7pm. FL!P Circus, Cross Country Center, 8000 Mall Walk, Yonkers, NY 10704.

Friday, March 10th-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 their natural surroundings. Lasdon Park, 2610 Route 35, Katonah, NY  10536

Saturday, March 11th from 10:00am-11:30am
Women’s History Month — Westchester Children’s Museum

Visit the Westchester Children’s Museum for a weekend story time celebrating Women’s History Month. This will include the reading of picture books for all ages. The event is included with museum admission. Westchester Children’s Museum, 100 Playland ParkwayRye, NY, 10580.

Saturday, March 11th from 10:00am-12:00pm
Children’s Art Workshop: Cartooning

Kids can enjoy a fun art workshop with artist Evan Bishop. Kids will learn basic cartooning techinques and shapes. Blue Door Art Center, 13 Riverdale Ave, Yonkers, NY 10701.

Saturday, March 11th from 10:00am-3:00pm
Mini Golf in the Library

Enjoy mini golf as a family in the New Rochelle Library. There will be a fun mini course as your golf ball winds through books, stairs, and traps. Registration is suggested. Register online or call (914) 813-3706. 1 Library Plaza, New Rochelle, NY 10801

The Bossy Frog Band
The Bossy Frog Band at The Chappaqua Performing Arts Center.

Saturday, March 11th from 11:00am-12:00pm
The Bossy Frog Band

Enjoy an interactive concert with your family with The Bossy Frog Band! Held at the Chappaqua Performing Arts Center, the musical event for young kids includes  dancing frog and musical instruments such as a banjo, guitar, and fiddle. Kids under three are free. Chappaqua PAC, 480 Bedford Road Chappaqua, NY 10514

Enjoy a reading of “Sebastian the Speedy Sloth” at The Chappaqua Performing Arts Center.

Saturday, March 11th from 11:00am-12:00pm and 12:00pm-1:00pm
Free Children’s Book Reading for Women’s History Month

Enjoy free children’s book readings featuring female authors and illustrators in celebration of Women’s History Month. Books include “Sebastian the Speedy Sloth” and “The Little Snowflake.” Plus enjoy goodies for the kids and an activity. Rye Arts Center, 51 Milton Road, Rye, NY 10580.

Saturday, March 11th and Sunday, March 12th at 11:00am, 11:30am, 1:00pm, 1:30pm
Sugaring Days

Enjoy sugar tapping as a family. Families will have the chance to visit a tree, look in a bucket, and go to the sugar house. Program is for kids ages 4 and up. Teatown, 1600 Spring Valley Rd Ossining, NY 10562

Saturday, March 11th from 11:30am-12:30pm
The Music Of Queen For Kids + More

Rock out with your kids by listening to music of Queen (and more) by The Rock and Roll Playhouse. $17.50 Advance // $20.00 Day of Show (Children under 1 Free). The Capital Theater, 145 Westchester Ave, Port Chester, NY.

Sunday, March 11th at 12:00pm
White Plains St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Attend the 24th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade, led by Grand Marshal, Sr. Laura Donovan, RDC. Parade starts on the intersection of Mamaroneck Avenue and Old Mamaroneck Road; ends after City Hall at EJ Conroy Drive.

Saturday, March 11th at 1:00pm
Women’s History Month Commemoration: The Flappers

This talk explore the history and culture of the flappers of the 1920s, followed by a performance from the Ajkun Ballet Theater. St. Paul’s Church National Historic Site, 897 S Columbus Ave, Mt Vernon, NY, 10550

Bug Hunt
Bug Hunt fun at the Lenoir Preserve.

Saturday, March 11th from 1:00pm-2:00pm
Bug Hunt

Learn more about bugs with an educational afternoon with Westchester County Parks at Lenoir Preserve. Families will have a blast, identifying the insects the see and learn more about the bugs that are hidden in plain sight. Lenoir Nature Preserve, 19 Dudley Street, Yonkers, NY 10701.

Sunday, March 12th from 1:30pm-3:00pm
Tarrytown/Sleepy Hollow St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Attend the 27th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade with your family. This parade  starts in Tarrytown and ends in Sleepy Hollow. There will be toys for sale and leashed dogs are welcome. S Washington St Parking Lot, 38 Main St, Tarrytown, NY

Sunday, March 12th at 2:00pm
Northern Westchester Putnam St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Join Grand Marshall Pat O’Malley for seven divisions, including a marching band, police and fire departments, civil servants, and various local organizations. Mahopac Volunteer Fire Department. 741 US Rte 6, Mahopac, NY, 10541

Sunday, March 12th at 3:00pm
Eastchester’s 2023 St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Join Seven of the past and present Grand Marshals and the Eastchester Irish-American Social Club Presidents for this annual parade. Main Street, Eastchester, NY.