Your Awesome Westchester Weekend: March 24-26

Your Awesome Westchester Weekend: March 24-26

Happy Spring! This Westchester weekend is packed with ways to spend time outdoors, get those Easter bunny pictures, free art classes, and tons of story-times. Don’t forget, it’s also the 10th birthday of LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Westchester where you and your family can enjoy a LEGO birthday cake big build, free birthday cake, LEGO costume characters, and much more! Have the best Westchester weekend.

Friday, March 24th-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.

Friday, March 24th from 12:30 pm – 2:00pom for 2s and 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm for 3+
Easter Egg Decorating Party

Visit the Rye Reads Learning Center for a fun Easter egg decorating party! They are offering two time slots where kids can decorate and take home eggs to get into the festive mood. $35.00. Register hereRye Reads Learning Center, 30 Elm Place, Rye, NY 10580.

Saturday, March 25th from 9:30am-4:30pm
Discover Persian New Year

Enjoy a day of interactive play at the Westchester Children’s Museum and a celebration of Nowruz. The Iranian American Society will be a the museum with a calligraphy activity and a Haftseen table. Westchester Children’s Museum, 100 Playland Parkway, Rye, NY, 10580.

Saturday, March 25th from 10:00am-4:00pm
Health Vibes Only! Westchester Expo

Enjoy a day of interactive activities, health services, and wellness education designed for the entire family! There will be health and wellness professionals in a variety of disciplines such as mental health, massage, nutrition, yoga and body work, fitness professionals, and more! St. Gabriel’s Church in the Gymnasium, 50 Washington Ave, New Rochelle, NY 10801

10th Birthday Celebration of LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Westchester
Party at with your kids at LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Westchester for their 10th Birthday Celebration.

Saturday, March 25th-Sunday, March 26th from 10:00am-7:00pm
10th Birthday Celebration of LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Westchester

Celebrate the 10-year birthday of LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Westchester with a LEGO birthday cake big build, balloons, a ribbon cutting,  birthday crowns, complimentary birthday cake, meet and greets with LEGO costume characters, and admission prices when they opened 10 years ago. LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Westchester, Ridge Hill Mall, 39 Fitzgerald Street, Yonkers, NY 10710

Saturday, March 25th from 10:00am-12:30pm
Children’s Art Workshop: Have Fun with Comic Characters

Visit the Blue Door Arts Center for a fun workshop with artist Brian Cannady. The event is free and open to all. Blue Door Art Center, 13 Riverdale Ave, YonkersNY 10701.

Saturday, March 25th and Sunday, March 26th at 10:30am, 12:30pm & 2:30pm
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 25th at 11:00pm
Meet the Author of Yes Pepper: Girls Play Baseball, Too

Meet author Jason Klein for a reading and Q & A about his book, “Yes Pepper: Girls Play Baseball, Too!” Mount Kisco Library, 100 E Main St, Mt Kisco, NY, 10549.

Saturday, March 25th from 11:00am-11:45am
Ramadan Story and Craft

Visit the Scarsdale Public Library for a story and craft in celebration of Ramadan. The program is free and ideal for kids in grades K-4. Scarsdale Public Library , 54 Olmsted Rd, Scarsdale, NY 10583

Saturday, March 25th from 11:00am-3:00pm
Free Read & Play Saturdays Kids Events

Families can enjoy a free story-time, activities, and giveaways at Lakeshore Learning. No registration required. Held every Saturday in March. Lakeshore Learning, Midway Shopping Center 969A Central Park Ave. Scarsdale, NY 10583.

Saturday, March 25th at 11:30am
Teens Read Aloud to Empower Kids

Join teens from The Bittermelon school who will read stories and work on activities with kids. Hudson Valley Books for Humanity, 67 Central Avenue Ossining, NY 10562.

Sunday, March 25th from 10:00am-11:30am
A Special Visit with Caring Bunny

Children with sensory needs and their families can meet the Caring Bunny. Make a reservation here. The Westchester, 125 Westchester Avenue, White Plains, NY, 10601.

Sunday, March 26th from 10:00am-12:00pm
Pegasus Annual Egg Hunt

Visit Pegasus Therapeutic Riding for their annual egg hunt. The event includes an egg hunt, bake sale, crafts, games, photo ops and barn tours. $10 donation per car– which will support our programs and services. Sign up here310 Peach Lake Road, Brewster, NY 10509.

Enjoy free admission to the Dia: Beacon as a part of Hudson Valley Free Day.
Enjoy free admission to the Dia: Beacon as a part of Hudson Valley Free Day.

Sunday, March 26th from 10:00am-5:00pm
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, March 26th from 12:30pm-9:00pm
Day at the J

Spend a packed day at the JCC Mid-Westchester, filled with activities, crafts, food, performances, exhibitions, and special programming. Highlights include a performance of “Midsummer Night’s Dream” (including a sensory-friendly experience from 12:30pm-2:00pm); face painting; nursery crafts; KugelFest; open family swim, and much more! The events are free families have to register in advance so they know how many people will be attending. JCCMW, 999 Wilmot Road, Scarsdale, NY 10583.

Make Art with Erwin Ong as a part of this free Family Art-Making
Make Art with Erwin Ong as a part of this free Family Art-Making Workshop

Sunday, March 26th from 2:00pm-4:00pm
Make Art with Erwin Ong: Family Art-Making Workshop

Kids can artist Erwin Ong to make fun sea creatures that are inspired by the Hudson River. This family workshop is designed for kids ages 3 and up. Free. Shames JCC on the Hudson, 371 South Broadway Tarrytown, NY 10533