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Things to Do with Kids in Westchester this Weekend

Things to Do with Kids in Westchester this Weekend

Plan a fun weekend for your family in Westchester County!


Enjoy these fun weekend activities with your kids in Westchester. Start planning your weekend now.


Editor's Picks for This Weekend

Ridge Hill On Ice

WHEN: Nov. 20 - Jan. 29, Mondays-Thursdays, 4-9pm; Fridays, 4-10pm; Saturdays, 11am-10pm; Sundays, 11am-8pm
WHERE: Ridge Hill, 1 Ridge Hill Blvd., Yonkers, New York
AGES: All
WHAT: Lace up and skate over to Ridge Hill On Ice as they transform The Town Square Lawn into an outdoor ice rink for the holiday season! WANT TO GO? $18; $12 ages 12 and younger. Includes skates. . 914-207-2900.
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Winter Wolves

WHEN: Jan. 1 - Feb. 5, Saturdays and Sundays, 11am-12:30pm and 2-3:30pm
WHERE: Wolf Conservation Center, 7 Buck Run, South Salem, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Learn about the mythology, biology and ecology of wolf families and discover why this season is such a magical time for packs in North America. WANT TO GO? $15; $12 children younger than 12. 914-763-2373.
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Even More Weekend Fun

Family Science Workshop: Snows of Other Worlds

WHEN: Jan. 7 - 29, Saturdays and Sundays, 1–4pm
WHERE: Hudson River Museum, 511 Warburton Ave., Yonkers, NY
AGES: 9 and older
WHAT: Celebrate the coldest time of the year by learning about the shape of snow on Earth, Mars, Jupiter, and Saturn and create a hanging display of snowflakes. WANT TO GO? Included with admission: $10; $7 seniors 65 and older, students with valid ID; veterans; $6 ages 3-18. 914-963-4550.
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Family Art Workshop: Your Life in Art

WHEN: Jan. 7 - 29, Saturdays and Sundays, 1-4pm
WHERE: Hudson River Museum, 511 Warburton Ave., Yonkers, NY
AGES: 5-12
WHAT:

Transform memories from different stages of your life into art, using concepts from Cycles of Nature as inspiration. This workshop, designed by Teaching Artist-in-Residence Daniel Kelly, is led by Junior Docents. Recommended for ages 5+. Support provided by Art Bridges.

WANT TO GO? Included with admission: $10; $7 seniors 65 and older, students with valid ID; veterans; $6 ages 3-18. 914-963-4550.
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Earth, Moon, and Sun Planetarium Show

WHEN: Jan. 7 - 29, Saturdays and Sundays, 12:30pm
WHERE: Hudson River Museum, 511 Warburton Ave, Yonkers, NY
AGES: 5-12
WHAT:

Explore the relationship between the Earth, Moon, and Sun with the help of Coyote, an amusing character adapted from Native American oral traditions who has many misconceptions about our home planet and its most familiar neighbors. His confusion about the universe makes viewers think about how the Earth, Moon, and Sun work together as a system. Native American stories are used throughout the show to help distinguish between myths and science. Recommended for ages 5-10; 26-minute show plus Q&A. Advance reservations are encouraged.

WANT TO GO? $16; $12 student; $10 youth. 914-963-4550.
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The Sky Tonight Planetarium Show

WHEN: Jan. 7 - 29, Saturdays and Sundays, 2pm
WHERE: Hudson River Museum, 511 Warburton Ave, Yonkers, NY
AGES: 9 and older
WHAT:

Take an awe-inspiring tour of the night sky as seen from our area, with topics ranging from visible planets and bright stars, to periodic comets, seasonal constellations, upcoming rocket launches, and more! This month, we will highlight some of the astronomical events of 2022, including a fall eclipse, which was partially visible from New York, and look ahead to some of the highlights of 2023. Recommended for ages 8+; 60-minute live and interactive show. Advance reservations are encouraged. The Sky Tonight is sponsored by Domino Sugar Yonkers Refinery.

WANT TO GO? $16; $12 students; $10 youth. 914-963-4550.
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The Birth of Planet Earth Planetarium Show

WHEN: Jan. 7 - 29, Saturdays and Sundays, 3:30pm
WHERE: Hudson River Museum, 511 Warburton Ave, Yonkers, NY
AGES: 9 and older
WHAT:

Join HRM for Birth of Planet Earth, which tells the twisted tale of our planet’s origins. Scientists now believe that our galaxy is filled with solar systems, including up to one billion planets roughly the size of our own. This program employs advanced, data-driven visualizations to explore some of the greatest questions in science today: How did Earth become a living planet in the wake of our solar system’s violent birth? What does its history tell us about our chances of finding other worlds that are truly Earth-like? Recommended for ages 8+; 24-minute show plus Q&A. Advance reservations are encouraged. Photo: Spitz Creative Media 

WANT TO GO? $16; $12 students; $10 youth. 914-963-4550.
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Teachers Studio Recital Concerts FREE

WHEN: Jan. 7 - 29, See website for schedule
WHERE: Music School of Westchester, 875 Mamaroneck Ave, Ste 100, Mamaroneck, NY
AGES: All
WHAT:

Each teacher has a studio concert with all of their students to recite all they've learned throughtout the months of music lessons. Each teacher will have their concert on the date listed below. Dates and time vary for each teacher. Everyone is welcome!

Antongiulio Foti - January 7th, Saturday 5pm Ben Larsen - January 12th , Thursday at 7pm with John John Colona - January 12th , Thursday at 7pm with Ben Alexander Margolis - January 16th Monday at 7:15pm Dana Scofidio - January 20th Friday 7pm- 8pm. Alla Sherbakov - January 22nd , Sunday at 11am-2pm Becilia Wong - January 22nd, Sunday 2:30-3:30pm Luke Enders - January 21st , Saturday at 5pm Liza Kopelman - January 28th, Saturday at 4:30- 5:30 Rikako Asauma - January 29th , Sunday at 2pm- 3pm with Olena Olena Lymenko - January 29th , Sunday 2-3pm with Rikako Amanda Saul - January 29th , Sunday 3pm-5pm Molly Kiser- TBA

WANT TO GO? 914-381-2070.
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Looking for more events in your area? Search our comprehensive events calendar.

If you're like us, you love weekends because it's the time when you get to spend quality time with your kids, whether you are planning a day trip to a nearby destination or are looking for things to do that are close to home in Westchester County. There’s lots to do this weekend with your family, from concerts and performances to museum exhibits, shows, crafts activities, seasonal events, parades, and more, so you're sure to find something to do that the whole family will love. Look no further for ideas and plan your weekend with our guide that highlights the best family-friendly (virtual and in-person) events happening in and around Westchester County, including family fun in Mamaroneck, White Plains, Scarsdale, South Salem, Yonkers, Valhalla, Hastings-on-Hudson, Katonah, Eastchester, Tuckahoe, Tarrytown, Larchmont, Croton-on-Hudson, Pellham, Pleasantville, Bronx, and Peekskill. You can also check out our calendar for things to do each month, and for more fun in the New York area, visit our RocklandManhattanQueensBrooklyn, and Long Island weekend roundups!

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