Bronx Terminal Market's 7th Annual Rooftop Films: 'How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World' - Bronx Terminal Market July 09, 2019 - Bronx Mark your calendars - Rooftop Films at Bronx Terminal Market is back! Celebrate the summer with a FREE, family-friendly film series under the stars on Bronx Terminal Market's parking level 6 rooftop. Pre-movie activities, games, and giveaways begin at 7pm and the film will begin at sunset (8:30)! Movie Tuesdays: 'Lego Movie 2' - Port Chester-Rye Brook Public Library July 09, 2019 - Port Chester Beat the heat and stay cool at the Port Chester-Rye Brook Public Library with Movie Tuesdays. Please call for more information. This program is being sponsored by The Friends of the Port Chester-Rye Brook Public Library. Superhero glasses & arm bands, 2-6Y - Lil Chameleon July 09, 2019 - Tuckahoe DIY Paper Plate Flying Saucer - Mount Kisco Public Library July 09, 2019 - Mount Kisco Create and decorate your own flying saucer using paper plates and jewels. Ages 5 to 10. Registration required. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library Location of event - downstairs in the kids program room. Dig! Plant! Grow! Scent-sational Herbs - The New York Botanical Garden Through July 14, 2019 - Bronx Visit the Edible Academy to learn about sweet and savory herbs and leafy greens. Smell, touch, and explore how these delicious edible leaves are used in all parts of our daily lives. Mix and make your own take-home packet of salad dressing. Book Bingo - Keeler Library Through July 23, 2019 - North Salem Play book bingo and win book prizes! Children younger than kindergarten must come with an adult helper. Museum Minis - Westchester Children's Museum Through July 25, 2019 - Rye Toddlers (18-24 months) and parents/caregivers are invited for half an hour of songs, moving, and plenty of fun! Meet up in Toddler Beach for social play, muscle and brain builders, tumbling and jumping, music and instruments, dancing, and story time. Sign ups begin when the Museum opens at 10am and are limited to the first 10 children on a first come, first serve basis. Family Studio Projects - Hudson River Museum Through July 28, 2019 - Yonkers Creative activities inspired by the Museum’s collections and exhibitions, led by Junior Docents and created by arts and science professionals. Ages 7+, can be adapted for younger children. Family Studio workshops are sponsored by Domino Sugar. The Sky Tonight - Hudson River Museum Through July 28, 2019 - Yonkers Learn what's going on in the sky the exact night you see this live, interactive show. Ages 8 and older. 45-60 mins. 'Habitat Earth' - Hudson River Museum Through July 28, 2019 - Yonkers From colonies of tiny microbes to massive whales to humans, Habitat Earth shows what it means to live in a world connected by vastly different forms of life. Ages 8 and older. 24 minutes + Q & A Pack Chat for Kids - Wolf Conservation Center Through July 28, 2019 - South Salem This is the best introduction to wolves for families with young children. Kids will learn about the mythology surrounding wolves and the important role of wolves in the natural world. This is an exciting time for wolves; they are out searching for prey as their pups grow bigger and bolder! Guests will visit Ambassador Wolves Alawa, Nikai, and Zephyr, and possibly the WCC's critically endangered red wolves and Mexican gray wolves as well. Pre-registration is required. Wolves of North America - Wolf Conservation Center Through July 28, 2019 - South Salem Learn about the mythology, biology and ecology of wolf families and discover why it's a special time for packs in North America. Whether the wolves are living on the Arctic tundra or the woodlands of the southwest, wolf families are out searching for prey as their pups grow bigger and bolder! Guests will visit Ambassador Wolves Alawa, Nikai, and Zephyr, and possibly the WCC;s critically endangered red wolves and Mexican gray wolves as well. Pre-registration is required. Mommy Meet Up, NB-3Y - Lil Chameleon Through July 29, 2019 - Tuckahoe Singalongs with Chloe - Port Chester-Rye Brook Public Library Through July 30, 2019 - Port Chester Babies, toddlers and preschoolers will have fun with songs, instruments, bubbles, and more! No pre-registration is required. This program is being sponsored by The Friends of the Port Chester-Rye Brook Public Library. Strollercize Free Fitness Class - Latham Park Through July 30, 2019 - Stamford Enjoy a free Strollercize Fitness Class led by Life Cycle. Every Tuesday at 10am! 'On Your Feet' - Westchester Broadway Theatre Through August 04, 2019 - Elmsford From their humble beginnings in Cuba, Emilio and Gloria Estefan came to America and broke through all barriers to become a crossover sensation at the very top of the pop music world. From international superstardom to life-threatening tragedy, ON YOUR FEET! takes you behind the music and inside the real story of this record-making and the groundbreaking couple who, in the face of adversity, found a way to end up on their feet.  Featuring some of the most iconic songs of the past quarter-century — and one of the most inspiring stories in music history. Use parental discretion. A few moments of strong language. Movie Mondays! - Ridge Hill Through August 05, 2019 - Yonkers Grab your friends, blankets, and popcorn! Ridge Hill invites guests of all ages to the annual free outdoor family film series, Movie Mondays! Catch some of the best, recent, family-friendly films on Ridge Hill's South Lawn (located next to Whole Foods) this summer. Get there early to grab your spot and to enjoy the pre-show fun provided by some of your Ridge Hill favorites and community partners. Activities start at 7pm and movies begin at sunset. This summer's lineup: July 8- The Lego Movie 2 (PG), July 15- Mary Poppins Returns (PG), July 22- The Incredibles 2 (PG), July 29 - Ralph Breaks the Internet (PG), and August 5 - Spiderman: Into the Spider-Verse (PG). Tech Tuesdays - White Plains Public Library Through August 06, 2019 - White Plains Students in grades 1-3 are invited to take part in a fun STEM-focused activity. Activities will include coding, computer animation, robotics, video game design, augmented reality, and other possible programs. Space is limited. Interested children will sign up beginning at 4pm. At 4:25pm, names will be called in order of signup until the program is full. If child is not present at this time, the next child on the list will be called. **Please note: no session on 2/12**  Summer Concert Series - Westchester Band Through August 08, 2019 - Scarsdale This year is the 50th Season of the Westchester Band. The Westchester Band will be holding free concerts in Chase Park over the summer. In case of rain, the concerts will be moved to the Scarsdale High School Auditorium at 8:00pm. Alan Hollander will be conducting the band for his 19th year. The band is comprised of students, amateurs, and professional musicians. They will play a wide variety of music such as major classical works, opera, Broadway show tunes, movies, popular, rock and roll, big band, jazz, Name That Tune, and more. Bring a picnic lunch and prepare for a night of amazing music!  All shows at Chase Park Scarsdale, except July 2 concert at 7:30 at Scarsdale Pool Complex (311 Mamaroneck Rd, Scarsdale, NY 10583). Here We Are Together - Mount Kisco Public Library Through August 12, 2019 - Mount Kisco A story time for young children, from newborns to school age children, with a parent or caregiver. Location of event - downstairs in the kids program room Expand Your Universe - Mount Kisco Public Library Through August 12, 2019 - Mount Kisco Every Monday this summer there will be a different art workshop! Various medium will be used to create projects which will encourage imagination while having fun learning about paint and colors. Experiment with different surfaces and art tools to see what the results might be! (Note: wear old clothes or a smock) 6/24-making and mixing colors 7/1-combing and brushing with paint 7/8-straw and splatter painting 7/15-string pictures 7/22-wax pictures 7/29-painting with different materials 8/5-stenciling 8/12-bubble painting Ages: 5 and up. Registration required. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library Location of event - downstairs in the kids program room. Music & Movement - Mount Kisco Public Library Through August 13, 2019 - Mount Kisco For children ages 2 - 5 years old with a parent or caregiver. Location of event - downstairs in the kids program room Bilingual Storytime - Mount Kisco Public Library Through August 14, 2019 - Mount Kisco Looking for something different? Then join the library for Bilingual Storytime in English and Spanish. Enjoy stories, songs, and rhymes in English and Spanish. Location of event - downstairs in the kids program room Buscando algo nuevo? Ofrecemos cuentos bilingues en ingles y espanol. Incluye lecturas, canciones, y rimas. Vis tenos los miercoles a las 11:15. Para ninos Locat on: En sala de programas para ni os. Storytime - Mount Kisco Public Library Through August 15, 2019 - Mount Kisco A story time for children ages 18 months - 5 years old with a parent or caregiver. Location of event - downstairs in the kids program room Stories & Songs - Warner Library Through August 19, 2019 - Tarrytown Picture books, rhymes, and songs, followed by coloring, for 2 1/2 years and older.

Mark your calendars - Rooftop Films at Bronx Terminal Market is back! Celebrate the summer with a FREE, family-friendly film series under the stars on Bronx Terminal Market's parking level 6 rooftop. Pre-movie activities, games, and giveaways begin at 7pm and the film will begin at sunset (8:30)!

Beat the heat and stay cool at the Port Chester-Rye Brook Public Library with Movie Tuesdays. Please call for more information. This program is being sponsored by The Friends of the Port Chester-Rye Brook Public Library.

Create and decorate your own flying saucer using paper plates and jewels. Ages 5 to 10. Registration required. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library Location of event - downstairs in the kids program room.

Visit the Edible Academy to learn about sweet and savory herbs and leafy greens. Smell, touch, and explore how these delicious edible leaves are used in all parts of our daily lives. Mix and make your own take-home packet of salad dressing.

Play book bingo and win book prizes! Children younger than kindergarten must come with an adult helper.

Toddlers (18-24 months) and parents/caregivers are invited for half an hour of songs, moving, and plenty of fun! Meet up in Toddler Beach for social play, muscle and brain builders, tumbling and jumping, music and instruments, dancing, and story time. Sign ups begin when the Museum opens at 10am and are limited to the first 10 children on a first come, first serve basis.

Creative activities inspired by the Museum’s collections and exhibitions, led by Junior Docents and created by arts and science professionals. Ages 7+, can be adapted for younger children. Family Studio workshops are sponsored by Domino Sugar.

Learn what's going on in the sky the exact night you see this live, interactive show. Ages 8 and older. 45-60 mins.

From colonies of tiny microbes to massive whales to humans, Habitat Earth shows what it means to live in a world connected by vastly different forms of life. Ages 8 and older. 24 minutes + Q & A

This is the best introduction to wolves for families with young children. Kids will learn about the mythology surrounding wolves and the important role of wolves in the natural world. This is an exciting time for wolves; they are out searching for prey as their pups grow bigger and bolder! Guests will visit Ambassador Wolves Alawa, Nikai, and Zephyr, and possibly the WCC's critically endangered red wolves and Mexican gray wolves as well. Pre-registration is required.

Learn about the mythology, biology and ecology of wolf families and discover why it's a special time for packs in North America. Whether the wolves are living on the Arctic tundra or the woodlands of the southwest, wolf families are out searching for prey as their pups grow bigger and bolder! Guests will visit Ambassador Wolves Alawa, Nikai, and Zephyr, and possibly the WCC;s critically endangered red wolves and Mexican gray wolves as well. Pre-registration is required.

Babies, toddlers and preschoolers will have fun with songs, instruments, bubbles, and more! No pre-registration is required. This program is being sponsored by The Friends of the Port Chester-Rye Brook Public Library.

From their humble beginnings in Cuba, Emilio and Gloria Estefan came to America and broke through all barriers to become a crossover sensation at the very top of the pop music world. From international superstardom to life-threatening tragedy, ON YOUR FEET! takes you behind the music and inside the real story of this record-making and the groundbreaking couple who, in the face of adversity, found a way to end up on their feet.  Featuring some of the most iconic songs of the past quarter-century — and one of the most inspiring stories in music history. Use parental discretion. A few moments of strong language.

Grab your friends, blankets, and popcorn! Ridge Hill invites guests of all ages to the annual free outdoor family film series, Movie Mondays! Catch some of the best, recent, family-friendly films on Ridge Hill's South Lawn (located next to Whole Foods) this summer. Get there early to grab your spot and to enjoy the pre-show fun provided by some of your Ridge Hill favorites and community partners. Activities start at 7pm and movies begin at sunset. This summer's lineup: July 8- The Lego Movie 2 (PG), July 15- Mary Poppins Returns (PG), July 22- The Incredibles 2 (PG), July 29 - Ralph Breaks the Internet (PG), and August 5 - Spiderman: Into the Spider-Verse (PG).

Students in grades 1-3 are invited to take part in a fun STEM-focused activity. Activities will include coding, computer animation, robotics, video game design, augmented reality, and other possible programs. Space is limited. Interested children will sign up beginning at 4pm. At 4:25pm, names will be called in order of signup until the program is full. If child is not present at this time, the next child on the list will be called. **Please note: no session on 2/12** 

This year is the 50th Season of the Westchester Band. The Westchester Band will be holding free concerts in Chase Park over the summer. In case of rain, the concerts will be moved to the Scarsdale High School Auditorium at 8:00pm. Alan Hollander will be conducting the band for his 19th year. The band is comprised of students, amateurs, and professional musicians. They will play a wide variety of music such as major classical works, opera, Broadway show tunes, movies, popular, rock and roll, big band, jazz, Name That Tune, and more. Bring a picnic lunch and prepare for a night of amazing music!  All shows at Chase Park Scarsdale, except July 2 concert at 7:30 at Scarsdale Pool Complex (311 Mamaroneck Rd, Scarsdale, NY 10583).

A story time for young children, from newborns to school age children, with a parent or caregiver. Location of event - downstairs in the kids program room

Every Monday this summer there will be a different art workshop! Various medium will be used to create projects which will encourage imagination while having fun learning about paint and colors. Experiment with different surfaces and art tools to see what the results might be! (Note: wear old clothes or a smock) 6/24-making and mixing colors 7/1-combing and brushing with paint 7/8-straw and splatter painting 7/15-string pictures 7/22-wax pictures 7/29-painting with different materials 8/5-stenciling 8/12-bubble painting Ages: 5 and up. Registration required. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library Location of event - downstairs in the kids program room.

For children ages 2 - 5 years old with a parent or caregiver. Location of event - downstairs in the kids program room

Looking for something different? Then join the library for Bilingual Storytime in English and Spanish. Enjoy stories, songs, and rhymes in English and Spanish. Location of event - downstairs in the kids program room Buscando algo nuevo? Ofrecemos cuentos bilingues en ingles y espanol. Incluye lecturas, canciones, y rimas. Vis tenos los miercoles a las 11:15. Para ninos Locat on: En sala de programas para ni os.

A story time for children ages 18 months - 5 years old with a parent or caregiver. Location of event - downstairs in the kids program room

Picture books, action rhymes, and songs, for babies who are not yet walking. Stay for playtime with books and toys.

Stay, play, learn, and form bonds while engaging in self guided sessions with parents and caregivers in a safe welcoming environment. Explore a variety of books, soft blocks, developmentally appropriate manipulatives, interactive kits, and more. For babies who are not yet walking. 

Meet an amazing variety of fish, crabs, mollusks and other creatures brought up right out of Long Island Sound right before your eyes during a new season of Marine Life Encounter Cruises with The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk. The 2.5-hour Marine Life Encounter Cruises reveal what is, to many, a surprising diversity of marine life just off the shores in Long Island Sound. Aquarium educators put participants to work in collecting and examining animals from all levels of the water column: tiny wriggly plankton gathered at the surface (and viewed on a large monitor via a videomicroscope), little crabs and worms grabbed from the muddy bottom, and a variety of fish, crabs, squid, mollusks and surprises brought up in a trawl net.

Escape the summer crowds and enjoy cool summer nights at Mystic Aquarium all at a discounted rate! Explore indoor and outdoor exhibits where you'll encounter beluga whales, African penguins, sharks, jellies, frogs, and much more.

Stop by the Manor and learn what it was like to be a kid in the 1700’s! Take a selfie as you try on many of the reproduction clothing. Test your luck at many of the popular games from 1700’s, and learn about their origins and how they have transformed over the years, including some that are still played today! Children must be accompanied by a caregiver.

Young Discoverers: Let's Explore The Shore! - Westchester Children's Museum Through August 28, 2019 - Rye

Learn something new with the Westchester Children's Museum in their weekly science-based "drop-in" program designed for children ages 2-5, made even more exciting with simple experiments and craft projects! This summer, we the museum is taking full advantage of their wonderful location. Educators will bring out water tables with toys, shells and small toy water animals. Dig for "treasures" and enjoy water play. When the children come into the classroom they will sing a new song, play a movement game, and hear the story "On the Edge of the Sea" by Betty Paraskeras. Pretend to be water animals. Can you guess what I am? Everyone will be able to create a special craft to take home that will remind them of their trip to the shore! Everyone join in the outdoor fun! Sign ups begin when the Museum opens at 10am and are limited to the first 12 children on a first come, first serve basis.

New Rochelle's historic Hudson Park will once again be filled with the "sound of music" as the New Rochelle Council on the Arts presents its annual summer concert series. The Emil Paolucci Summer Sounds Concert Series will enter its 12th season with an eclectic lineup of musicians performing everything from mellow jazz to classical opera to Latin, Motown, reggae and even a little "yacht rock." This year the summer season opens with Forever Ray, a tribute band that performs the exciting and uplifting music of Ray Charles-  a wonderful blend of styles ranging from jazz and blues to country and R&B. In all, music lovers will get to hear exciting live music on 10 consecutive Wednesdays, plus five Friday concerts in July and August.

Enjoy a narrated evening cruise around the Norwalk islands. These two-hour outings with aquarium educators will offer information and tales about Shea, Chimon, Tavern, and other islands just off the Norwalk harbor, as well as about the three lighthouses that the cruises will pass: Pecks Ledge, Greens Ledge and Sheffield Island. They’ll also point out waterfowl and provide details about the Sound’s marine life. Primarily, though, the cruises are a nice evening boat ride out onto the Sound. Food and drink is not available for purchase on the boat. You may bring food and beverages in a small bag or soft-sided cooler. Glass bottles are prohibited

Fish Tales is an interactive story time for toddlers and parents/caregivers. Sing songs and rhymes, dance and read books with Aquarium Educators, and maybe even meet an animal ambassador! Space is limited to the first 20 children. Parent/caregiver must be present. Free with Aquarium admission.

Exploring Play: Let's Explore The Shore! - Westchester Children's Museum Through August 30, 2019 - Rye

Children between the ages of 2 and 5 are invited to a weekly class, brought to life through creative and fun movement activities. There will be singing, story time, and a take home project. This summer, the museum is taking full advantage of their wonderful location. Educators will bring out sand tables with toys and shells, and dig for "treasures!" When the children come into the classroom they will sing a new song, play a movement game, and hear the story "On the Edge of the Sea" by Betty Paraskeras. Let's pretend to be water animals. Can you guess what I am? Everyone will be able to create a special craft to take home that will remind them of their trip to the shore! Everyone can join in the outdoor fun! Sign ups begin when the Museum opens at 10am and are limited to the first 12 children on a first come, first serve basis.

Travel with Jack and Annie, stars of the Magic Tree House® best-selling children's book series, as they search for answers to a mysterious riddle they discover in a written note signed “–M.” Ages 5 and older. 30 minutes + Q & A

This new, emotional IMAX adventure reveals the life-saving abilities and extraordinary bravery of some of the world’s most amazing dogs. Journey around the globe to meet remarkable dogs that save lives and to discover the powerful bond they share with their human partners, including: a Dutch shepherd puppy training to join an elite disaster-response team; a border collie avalanche rescue expert in the Canadian Rockies; a surfing golden retriever helping people with special needs; and more. Experience the world through the eyes, ears and nose of a dog, and see how humans are harnessing dogs’ cognitive, sensory and intuitive super powers.

This beautiful IMAX film takes audiences on a global odyssey to explore the largest and least-understood habitat on Earth: the oceans. The movie visits varying ocean habitats, from coral reefs to the frosty Arctic, for encounters with dolphins, tropical fish, sea otters, walruses and more. And join scientists using new technologies that take ocean exploration to new extremes. The images are beautiful, but the film also reminds us that life on Earth is reliant on a healthy ocean ecosystem.

Kids channel their innate curiosity and creativity and as they learn about the native plants of Brazil and become inspired plant lovers and designer-artists like Burle Marx: in the Children’s Adventure Garden, they can start their own indoor garden by potting up a fantastic philodendron plant, design a playful sculpture inspired by the bold colors and geometric shapes used by Burle Marx, and compare plants growing in the Bronx and Brazil to understand more about plant diversity.

Join a naturalist on a short walk to the Native Plant Meadow while enjoying a nature-themed story. 

Pack a picnic and spend the afternoon at the Homestead. Explore the Discovery Centers and visit the chickens. Education staff will lead a hands-on activity at 1pm.

Visit the farm and buy foods and products from over 20 local vendors. Goods include fruits, veggies, baked goods, coffee, pickles, olive oil, and more. Then check out the animals, historic buildings, and exhibits.

Opening of Farmers Market - New Rochelle's Down to Earth Farmers Market Through November 22, 2019 - New Rochelle

The New Rochelle Farmers market will gather small farms and small-scale food makers from around the New York region. The farmers market is a showcase for farm produce raised just a few hours from the Sound Shore. The addition of locally made packaged, ready-to-eat, and take-and-plate foods from artisan kitchens makes it a well-rounded weekly shopping destination.

Expect farm-fresh fruits and vegetables, artisanal breads and baked goods, meats, poultry, fish, craft spirits, farmhouse cheeses, and more throughout upwards of 30 vendor stalls. The market also hosts chef demos, art projects, children’s activities, and live music.

Each Saturday the Larchmont Farmers Market brings together small farms and artisan food makers with cooks and eaters. The market is open from from mid-April to the end of the year. Enter via Myrtle Blvd for easy parking. SNAP EBT and WIC / FMNP checks are welcome. Stop by the manager's tent for more information. Sign up for our mailing list at http://eepurl.com/dl6I71 for weekly market alerts.

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