Your Awesome Westchester Weekend: March 3-5

Your Awesome Westchester Weekend: March 3-5

Happy March! There is a lot going on in Westchester, ranging from maple sugaring events to Purim events to the circus – and much more! Read on for the complete list of what’s happening throughout the County and be sure to share your adventures by tagging us @WestchesterFamily on Instagram.

Friday, March 4th-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

Saturday, March 4th 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 4th from 10:00am-11:00am
Intro to Martial Arts for Kids and Pizza Party

Kids ages 5-12 years old can enjoy a free intro to martial arts class. They will also learn the importance of education, skills to help with focus and concentrate, building confidence, and more. Class ends with a pizza party. Free but guests have to register in advance. Premier Martial Arts Thornwood, 619 Columbus Avenue Thornwood, NY 10594.

Saturday, March 4th from 10:30am-11:30am
Lenoir Preserve: Family Tree Tapping

Visit Lenoir Preserve as a family to learn more about how maple syrup is made! The experience includes tree tapping and a taste test. Lenoir Preserve, 19 Dudley Street Yonkers, NY 10701.

Saturday, March 4th 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

Backyard Bird Bonanza: Make ’n’ Take Bluebird Nesting Boxes
Backyard Bird Bonanza: Make ’n’ Take Bluebird Nesting Boxes

Saturday, March 4th from 1:00pm-2:30pm
Backyard Bird Bonanza: Make ’n’ Take Bluebird Nesting Boxes

Visit the Edith G. Read Wildlife Sanctuary in Rye to learn more about the needs of birds and nesting habitats. Participants have to register by calling (914) 967-8720. One bluebird box per household. Edith G. Read Wildlife Sanctuary, 1 Playland Pkwy, Rye, NY 10580.

Saturday, March 4th from 1:00pm-3:00pm
Character Skating

Visit the Hommocks Park Ice Rink for a day of family skating with characters. 140 Hommocks Road, Larchmont, NY 10538

Saturday, March 4th and Sunday, March 5th 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.

Saturday, March 4th from 4:00pm-5:00pm
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.

Young Families Purim Celebration at Emanu-El
Young Families Purim Celebration at Emanu-El

Sunday, March 5th from 10:45am-11:30am
Young Families Purim Celebration at Emanu-El

Families will enjoy songs, stories, and decorate crowns and masks! Costumes are encouraged and families can register here. 2125 Westchester Avenue East, Rye, NY 10580

Sunday, March 5th from 11:00am-1:00pm
Purim Circus

Families can watch the Westchester Circus Arts Troupe and learn things, too! Costumes are welcomed. Register here. Temple Beth Abraham, 25 Leroy Avenue, Tarrytown, NY 10591.

Opening Reception. Lara Saget: re-union
Opening Reception. Lara Saget: re-union at Yellow Studio

Sunday, March 5th from 3:00pm-5:00pm
Opening Reception. Lara Saget: re-union

Visit Yellow Studio for the opening reception of re-union by Lara Saget. See Lara’s drawings, paintings, and sculptures. The work will be on display until April 19th. Yellow Studio, Yellow Monkey Village, 792 Route 35, Cross River, NY 10518