Your Awesome Westchester Weekend: February 10-12
This is THE weekend for all things Valentine’s Day. From crafts to baking and even an anti-Valentine’s Day party for teens, you and your kids will have your fill of all things love. There is also live music, events with animals, and VR where we ware sure you will find the perfect mix of things to do with your family!
Friday, February 10th from 5:15pm-7:00pm
Teen Lock-In: Anti-Valentine’s Day Party
Calling all teens! Visit the Rye Free Reading Room for an anti-Valentine’s Day party with rude cookies, make and shatter heart-shaped piñatas, and play other party games. Rye Free Reading Room, 1061 Boston Post Rd, Rye, NY 10580
Friday, February 10th at 7:00pm
Teen Galentine’s Day
Get your best friend’s together for a fun Galentine’s Day celebration at the Lewisboro Library. This will include Valentine Day themed Minute-to-Win-It games, the chance to shoot Cupid’s arrow, decorate cookies, and enjoy chocolate. Pre-register in advance. Lewisboro Library, 15 Main Street, South Salem, New York 10590
Friday, February 10th from 6:00pm-7:30pm
Stew Leonard’s Of Yonkers Parent/Child Valentine’s Days Dance
Enjoy a dance with your child as a part of Stew Leonard’s Of Yonkers Parent/Child Valentine’s Days Dance. The event includes dinner, sweet treats, games, crafts, and dancing with Wow the Cow. Stew Leonard’s, 1 Stew Leonard Drive Yonkers, NY 10710.
Saturday, February 11th from 10:00am-11:00am
Enjoy a close view of the animals at Muscoot Farm during this special event. Families can enter one of their enclosures to see, touch, and learn more about an animal of the farmer’s choice! Pre-registration is required, with tickets being $25 per person, and is only available to those 8+. Muscoot Farm, 51 Route 100 Katonah, New York 10536.
Saturday, February 11th from 10:00am-11:00am
Valentines for Wildlife
Enjoy a Valentine’s Day event at Teatown where you and your family can make valentines for wildlife. The event is led by Environmental Art Educator Caroline Erb. The event is $10 per family (members) and $15 per family for non-members. Limited to five families/time slot. Teatown, 1600 Spring Valley Rd, Ossining, NY 10562.
Saturday, February 11th from 10:30am-11:30am
Make Valentine’s Day cards with your kids as a part of this fun family crafting event. $15 for three cards to decorate. Railyard Arts Studio, 621 Route 22, Croton Falls, NY 10519.
Saturday, February 11th and Sunday, February, 12th, Saturday, 11am-12:30pm and 2-3:30pm; Sunday, 2-3:30pm
Lobo Love: Valentine’s Day Party with Wolves!
Learn about about the mythology surrounding wolves, their important roles in the natural world, and assemble wolfy valentines for the Ambassador Wolves. $15; $12 children younger than 12. 914-763-2373. nywolf.org. Wolf Conservation Center, 7 Buck Run, South Salem, NY
Saturday, February 11th from 12:00pm-6:00pm
Valentine’s Nature Crafts
Enjoy nature-based crafts with your family. Drop-in. Cranberry Lake Preserve, Old Orchard Street, North White Plains, NY
Saturday, February 11th from 11:30am-3:30pm (2 shows)
Music of the Grateful Dead for Kids
Enjoy the music of the Grateful Dead with your kids as a part of the The Rock and Roll Playhouse series. Garcia’s at The Capitol Theatre, Port Chester, NY
Saturday, February 11th at 1:00pm-2:00pm
“Radical Rodents & Rabbits” with The Stamford Museum & Nature Center
Families can meet rabbits and rodents and learn more about their similarities and differences in this interactive event. Pound Ridge Library, 271 Westchester Avenue, Pound Ridge, New York 10576
Saturday, February 11th from 1:00pm-3:30pm
Cookie Decorating Workshop
Enjoy a fun cooking decorating workshop where you will learn all of the tips and tricks of cookie decorating. Caitlin of CM Cookies will teach participants how to decorate three Valentine’s Day themed cookies. The class is limited to 25 participants and costs $30 per person. Muscoot Farm, 51 Route 100 Katonah, New York 10536.
Saturday, February 11th at 2:00pm
Valentine’s Day Magic Show & Party
Join “The Great Charlini” for a pre-Valentine’s Day event filled with comedy and fun. The show is great for kids ages 3-8 years old as well as older kids. Families can enjoy refreshments after the show. Pound Ridge Library, 271 Westchester Avenue
Pound Ridge, New York 10576.
Saturday, February 11th from 2:00pm-3:00pm (ages 5-8) and 3:00pm-4:00pm (ages 9-12)
Make A Hollow Log Home And Bunny With Polymer Clay Workshop
Enjoy a crafty workshop this weekend by making a log home with polymer clay. The project is from Terry Taylor’s new book “Clay Play Whimsical Garden” and will show kids how to use clay to make simple shapes and sculptures. $35 per person (members receive discount). Rye Arts Center, 51 Milton Road, Rye, NY 10580.
Saturday, February 11th from 2:30pm-4:00pm
Valentine’s Day Cookie and Candy Wreath Class
Create an adorable candy wreath and decorate some delicious cookies! Ages: 3-8, $35, Westchester Italian Cultural Center, 1 Generoso Pope Place, Tuckahoe, NY
Saturday, February 11th from 7:00pm-8:30pm
Summer Camp Stories on a Cold Winter Night
Meet cartoonist Eric Glickman and learn how to make a graphic novel. Plus, enjoy a book signing, canteen snacks, and 70s music! Hudson Valley Books for Humanity 67 Central Avenue Ossining, NY 10562.
Sunday, February 11th from 7:00pm-8:30pm
Igloo VR: Dinosaurs
Kids can experience Virtual Reality (VR) without a headset in the library’s panoramic content room. This includes 360 degree content featuring dinosaurs. White Plains Public Library, The Igloo – Optimum Technology Room, 100 Martine Ave, White Plains, NY 10601