Editor’s Note: While all attempts have been made to make these lists as accurate as possible, times and program availability may be subject to change. Please check information in advance to avoid disappointment.
Meetup Groups and for Moms. Moms meet other moms at Meetup groups for playdates, support, to share experiences, information and tips and to have fun. Meetup, an online network of local groups, makes finding others with similar interests (to meet face-to-face) easier. Some such Westchester groups: mom2mom of northern Westchester at www.meetup.com/mom2mom-of-northern-westchester/; The Westchester Moms Meetup at www.meetup.com/westchester-moms/; Working Moms of Westchester at www.meetup.com/westchestermamas/. Find more Meetup groups at www.meetup.com. And, join Westchester Family’s online community at www.westchesterfamily.com to connect with local moms or form a group of your own. WEB: mom2mom created a group on our Community. Visit www.westchesterfamily.com, become a member of our community and join their group. Or, add a group of your own.
Mommy and Me at Cafés. Moms and their little ones relax with friends and make new friends at local cafes. Bo Café together with the Rivertown Play Group offer storytime, coloring, music and more for kids and coffee and tea for grown-ups. 10am-noon. Tuesdays and Thursdays. FREE. No RSVP required. Bo Café, 19 Cedar St., Dobbs Ferry. 231-9130. www.therivertownplaygroup.com. Hastings Station Café offers music and fun for kids and their adults. 12:15pm. Thursdays.$5 donation. No RSVP required. Hastings Station Café, 134 Southside Ave., Hastings-on-Hudson. 205-3423.
Mommy and Me Yoga. New moms follow postures that are challenging, uplifting and strength building while bonding with their little ones by their side. For moms with babies under one year old. 11:30am-12:30pm Mondays and Thursdays. $15/class. $120/10 classes. Registration required. Destination Maternity, 5 Maple Ave., White Plains. 681-1234.www.destinationmaternity.com.
Nature Strollers. Moms and their babies, toddlers and young children join environmental enthusiast, Debbie Edelen for a one-hour hike along stroller-friendly trails to explore the field, pond and forest and partake in a hands-on nature lesson. Meet at the Visitors Center. 10am. July 14 (and Aug. 11). $5 child/adult pair. Registration requested. Hudson Highlands Nature Museum, Outdoor Discovery Center, 20 Kenridge Farm Drive, 9W, Cornwall. 845-534-5506 ext. 204.www.hhnaturemuseum.org.
Readers: If you know of a group that is not listed here but believe it would be of interest to fellow parents please email the information to [email protected] for possible inclusion in an upcoming issue. Feel free to include a photo.