June 2 – 7

Welcome to the first full week of June. With only a couple of weeks left of school, we hope to become your one-stop resource for things to do when your kids are not in school. Below we have highlighted what to do over the next 6 days across Westchester County. Check back often as we update our content as often as our wardrobes.

Wednesday, June 3 – Saturday, June 6:

Time Varies: Katonah Fire Department Carnival 

Thursday, June 4 – Sunday, June 7:

Thursday – Friday @ 6 – 10pm, Saturday 10am – 10pm and Sunday 11am – 5pm: The Fol-De-Rol (French for foolishness) has been an annual fun-filled weekend of rides, pet and car parade, games, craft and food vendors, continuous entertainment, animals, and much more. Wampus Brook Park, Armonk.

Thursday, June 4:

{BYOB: Bring Your Own Baby} 12pm: Baby Pictures featuring Aloha. Baby Pictures offers discounted admission to enjoy a current movie in a convenient, baby-friendly setting on select Thursdays each month. Our amenities include dim lighting to allow for easy child care in the auditorium; lowered movie volume for babies’ sensitive hearing; baby changing stations and stroller area. Admission $6.50. Showcase Cinemas.

Thursday @ 7pm: Oklahoma Set at a time when there were only 45 stars on the American flag, Oklahoma! tells the story of a land and a people with great hopes and uncertain futures. Roving cowboy, Curly, has fallen in love with orphaned farm girl, Laurey, but standing in the way of their feelings are a wild land, a dangerous farmhand, and a community filled with suspicion and prejudice. This classic Rogers and Hammerstein musical receives a fresh treatment as the young performers bring it to life with the spirit of an ensemble production. In advance: $25 per adult, $15 per student. Day of performance: $5 more. Emelin Theatre, Mamaroneck.

{Parenting Time Out} Thursday @ 7 – 9pm: Adult Fans of LEGO Night! It’s time to get your game on! Join us for Adult Fans of LEGO Video Game Night! Fun, Competitive Activities Include: gamer trivia challenge, LEGO video game competitions, costume contest and more! Purchase your tickets online for only $15 plus tax. LEGO Discovery Center, Yonkers.

Friday, June 5 – Saturday, June 6:

Friday @ 11am – 6pm and Saturday 9am – 5pm: The Annual Bronxville Spring Sidewalk Sale features a bargain-laden sidewalk sale on both Friday, June 5, and Saturday, June 6, plus the Park Place Street Fair on Saturday, June 6. The Street Fair is closed to vehicular traffic and features live entertainment (12-5pm), food, children’s activities, vendors and more. Stop by the Bronxville Chamber of Commerce table on Park Place for a directory of special offerings, free face painting (select times), free eco-friendly bags, giveaways and sidewalk chalk for kids to use as they decorate Bronxville! Free.

Friday @ 6pm – midnight, Saturday @ 5pm – midnight and Sunday at 2 – 10pm: St. Anthony of Padua Festa Italiana Rides, games, animals, petting zoo, food, entertainment and more. Saint Anthony of Padua, West Harrison.

Friday, June 5 – Sunday, June 7:

{Reoccurs} Friday – Saturday @ 6:15pm & Sunday @ 11:45am and 5:15pm: West Side Story Possibly the greatest musical ever created. Inspired by Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, the musical is set in the turbulent fifties, on the mean streets of Manhattan’s upper west side. West Side Story tells the tale of two star-crossed lovers Caught between two warring street gangs, the Jets and the Sharks, Tony and Maria attempt to create a life together. This brilliant collaboration by Broadway greats Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim combines music, lyrics and dance into a timeless tribute to young love. “Something’s Coming,”, “Maria,” “America,” “Somewhere,” “Tonight,” “I Feel Pretty.” Westchester Broadway Theatre, Elmsford.

Saturday, June 6 – Sunday, June 7:

Saturday – Sunday @ 1pm: Blake Edwards’ The Pink Panther Cartoon Shorts Eight classic Pink Panther shorts make up this fun program: Academy Award–winner The Pink Phink, Dial “P” for Pink, Pink Ice, Pink Plunk Plink, Pinkfinger, Sink Pink, We Give Pink Stamps, and Pink Pajamas. $12 adults, $7.50 children (under 12). Jacob Burns Film Center, Pleasantville.

Saturday, June 6:

Saturday @ 9am: Civil War Remembrance Day 2015 marked the 150th anniversary of the end of the Civil War. Join the staff and the city of Yonkers in helping to keep the memories of the many sacrifices from our area with speeches commemorating the event, a small parade featuring local scouts, color guards and politicians, followed by the rededication of our Soldiers and Sailors Monument, built in 1891. Philipse Manor Hall State Historic Site, Yonkers.

Saturday from 9 – 11am: Fit Fest There’s still time to tone up for the summer season! Get your workout done outside at one of our free fitness classes hosted by Blink Fitness on The Green, in the center of the mall. Boost your mood in 30 minutes with a full body workout led by a certified Blink Fitness trainer. Unlike traditional boot camp classes that feel like impossible military drills, Boost Camp is geared for all fitness levels, motivating you to achieve all of your fitness goals. Visit with the City of Yonkers Parks & Recreation and see all the fun outdoor entertainment planned for summer 2015! Free. Cross County Shopping Center, Yonkers.

{National} Saturday @ 9am – 12pm: Learn to Build a Load ‘n Go Truck All kid get to keep their craft, receive a certificate of achievement, a workshop apron, and a commemorative pin while supplies last. Ages 5 – 12. Free. Home Depot location.

Saturday @ 9am – 12pm: Rockwood Ramble 10K Join us for this picturesque, challenging trail race with breathtaking views of the Hudson River. Race day registration is available at $40. Bib pick up will be available  on Thursday, June 4, from 11 am to 8 pm  and Friday, June 5, from 10am to 7pm, at the Westchester Road Runner Store in White Plains. Registration is available at the store as well and you will benefit from the 20% in-store discount. Race day registration and bib pick up is available in the NY Life parking lot, beginning at 7:30am until 8:45am. All proceeds benefit trail maintenance of the carriage trails of Rockefeller State Park Preserve. Rockwood Hall; Rockefeller State Park Preserve, Sleepy Hollow.

{National} Saturday @ 10am: Summer Sides: BBQ Helper Eating outside is so much fun in the summer. We’ll show you how to make some tasty side dishes that you can prepare for your family’s next outdoor party. Mom and Dad will love having a helper in the kitchen! Suitable for ages 9–13. Free. Williams Sonoma location.

{National} Saturday @ 10am – 12pm: Kids Club – Father’s Day Craftstick Card Drop in. Take home a completed project. Just $2 per child for 30 minutes of creative craft fun. Ages 3 and up. $2 per child. Michael’s locations.

{National} Saturday @ 11am: Oh, the Places You’ll Go! Storytime and activities. Select Barnes & Noble locations.

Saturday @ 11am and 1:30pm: Tim Kubart and the Space Cadets Bravely exploring the full spectrum of childhood emotion, the Brooklyn-based Kubart and his Space Cadets write songs about the important things in life: pizza parties, parades, and summer vacations; but don’t be surprised if they catch you off guard, with a sweet song about love and loss, an evocation of the bitter-sweetness of a summer come and gone. Songwriters Tim Kubart and Matt Puckett weave their own childhood memories through textured pop tunes, rockers, and lullabies, with lyrics that bridge the gap between innocence and wisdom in a way for listeners of all ages to appreciate and understand. Their new album, Anthems for Adventure, aims to inspire everyone to turn off their TVs and computers, get outside, and play. Celebrating the spirit of exploration, the thirteen-song collection takes on familiar and iconic childhood experiences with indie flair, distorted guitars, complex harmonies, and rich and contemporary orchestral arrangements from Austin-based band Mother Falcon, all creating an original sound not currently found in the family music market. Their engaging live performances are world-class shows, too. Ages 2 and up. $15 per ticket. Emelin Theatre, Mamaroneck.

{National} Saturday @ 11am – 3pm: Creative Classes Open House Stop by to meet our talented instructors and sign up for a class. All classes 50% off when you register today. Michael’s locations.

Saturday 11am – 4pm: 4th Annual Yorktown Chamber of Commerce Car Show Amusement rides, refreshments and children’s activities Jack DeVito Memorial Park, Yorktown Heights.

Saturday @ 12pm: Guided Tour Like your tours with a more personal touch? Accompany us on a private museum tour with one of our knowledgeable docents. $5 for adults, $3 for students, free for children 12 and under. Philipse Manor Hall State Historic Site, Yonkers.

Saturday @ 12 – 4pm: Summer Kick-Off Fair Welcome in the summer and learn ways to stay safe with tips on pool safety, outdoor first aid and nutrition. Plus, enjoy a live DJ, face painting for children and additional fun activities for the entire family. Don’t forget to pick up a cup of lemonade from Alex’s Lemonade Stand with a donation benefiting childhood cancer research. The Galleria, White Plains.

Saturday @ 1pm: Don’t Bug Me Scuttle on over and explore the fascinating world of insects on the Nature Center’s grounds. Then get as close as you dare as a naturalist introduces some of our six-and eight-legged friends. Ages 4 and up. $8 per person. Greenburgh Nature Center, Greenburgh.

6:30pm: Family Open Mic New Era Creative Space invites you to an evening of the arts where children, youth and their parents (if they are brave enough) can share their musical, dance, drama or literary talent. If your child or family members would like to perform, please email me at rf@necspace.com. Free. New Era Creative Space, Peekskill.

{Parenting Time Out} Saturday @ 8pm: Laughing Out Loud: A Night of Stand-Up Comedy The Emelin’s annual LOL night of comedy stars New Rochelle native and national headliner Erik Rivera, Ophira Eisenberg the host of NPR and WNYC’s weekly trivia, puzzle and game show Ask Me Another, and emcee Carrie Gravenson, NYC comedy club star. $25 per person. Emelin Theatre, Mamaroneck.

Sunday, June 7:

Sunday @ 10am – 12pm: Life’s A Beach Bash with Matty Roxx Free in advance; $5 at the door. Rockland Jewish Academy, West Nyack.

{Reoccurs} Sunday @ 10am – 2pm: During Bicycle Sundays, a portion of the Bronx River Parkway is closed to cars for the exclusive use of bicyclists, joggers, walkers, scooters and strollers. The course runs from the Westchester County Center in White Plains, south to Scarsdale Road in Yonkers, a round-trip of 13.1 miles. There are many points of entry and exit along the way. Parking is available at the County Center lot in White Plains for a fee of $7. Bronx River, Tuckahoe to White Plains.

Sunday @ 10am – 4pm: RJCC Children’s Carnival Rides, games, refreshments and fun for all ages. Rides and games require tickets. Online savings: 25 tickets for $20, 65 tickets for $40. Raindate: 9/20. Rosenthal JCC, Pleasantville.

Sunday @ 10am – 5pm: 28th Annual Tarrytown Craft, Food and Street Fair Free admission. Main Street, Tarrytown.

Sunday @ 10am – 5pm: 2nd Annual Nanuet Street Fair Rides, food and entertainment. Stop by the Chamber of Commerce booth for a free goody bag limited to the first 500 people. Main Street, Nanuet.

Sunday @ 11:30am and 1:30pm: Applause Westchester presents: Junior High tells the story of a group of students as they struggle to fit in to their new school environment. Junior high isn’t elementary school anymore; the rules have changed, relationships have evolved, and teachers have only become wackier! Through it all, though, they realize that if they stay true to themselves, and lean on new friends, together they can make it through Junior High. In advance: $20 per adult, $10 student. $5 more at the door. Emelin Theatre, Mamaroneck.

Sunday @ 12 – 3:30pm: Taste of Port Chester Tickets: $25 per Adult, $15 for children 6-12 years old, children 5 and under are free. Taste of Port Chester signs will be placed on participating restaurant windows.

{National} Time Varies: BBQ at Home You don’t need a smoker to pull off this impressive barbecue meal—it’s easy and tastes just like the real thing. We’ll show you how to make slow-cooked favorites like pulled pork and pork ribs. Free. Williams Sonoma locations.

Sunday @ 1pm: Stream Study for Kids In a program designed for children of all ages we will take an in-depth look at the streams which exist in Ward Pound Ridge Reservation. Many macroinvertebrates inhabit these sensitive habitats. Find out what lives there by dip-netting and taking a closer look at these incredible creatures. Water shoes recommended. Trailside Museum, Cross River.

{Reoccurs} Sunday @ 1 – 3pm: Summer Fun Days Looking for fun activities to do with your kids in the Hudson Valley? Bring your family to Cross County Shopping Center for Sunday Fun Days and enjoy live music from a DJ. Plus kids can enjoy a new activity each week from face painting to a magic show, balloon animals, story time and much more. Free. Cross County Shopping Center, Yonkers.

Sunday @ 2pm: Circo Bello Westchester Circus Arts presents its annual student showcase featuring aerialists, acrobats, jugglers, stilt-walkers, wire-walkers, and more! Come one, come all, to our family show and witness the gravity defying talent of our students ages 5-18. $18 per person. Tarrytown Music Hall, Tarrytown.

Sunday @ 2pm: Open Wide Slither on over and join a naturalist to learn all about snakes and lizards during a lively, hands-on (if you dare) presentation that is sure to engage and enlighten all ages. Fun for the whole family. $8 per person. Greenburgh Nature Center, Greenburgh.

Sunday @ 2pm and 6pm: The Wizard of Oz Featuring a cast made up of professional and community theater actors as well as local youth! Adults $29, Children/Students/Seniors $19. Paramount Hudson Valley, Peekskill.

{Hop, Skip and a Jump} Sunday @ 2 – 4pm: Like Sea Glass: A Handful of Light Search & Discovery Workshop In this interactive program for families and people with disabilities, participants will explore a temporary installation of touchable art glass by artist MJ Levy Dickson. Using pieces from the installation, they will discover relationships between the glass and natural and architectural elements in the surrounding environment by comparing colors, shapes, and textures. This inclusive program will foster sensory engagement and art appreciation for diverse audiences. Free. Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum, Bronx.

Sunday @ 4:30pm: Oklahoma Set at a time when there were only 45 stars on the American flag, Oklahoma! tells the story of a land and a people with great hopes and uncertain futures. Roving cowboy, Curly, has fallen in love with orphaned farm girl, Laurey, but standing in the way of their feelings are a wild land, a dangerous farmhand, and a community filled with suspicion and prejudice. This classic Rogers and Hammerstein musical receives a fresh treatment as the young performers bring it to life with the spirit of an ensemble production. Inadvnace: $25 per adult, $15 per student. Day of performance: $5 more. Emelin Theatre, Mamaroneck.

If Connecticut isn’t too far for you or you don’t mind the commute into Long Island, check out our sister sites. Our Connecticut site puts the Mom into Connecticut; Momecticut and our Long Island sites does the same; Mom Islander.

We always provide the links for your convenience and encourage you to check the event listing directly for any changes, re-schedules or typos (cause I am not a robot), before heading out.


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