June 22 – 28

Welcome to the last full week of June! School is out and camp is in! Below we have highlighted what to do for the next seven days across Westchester County.

Savings Alert:

Until Friday, July 3rd get $20 off a Family Premium Membership at the Bronx Zoo of which $63 is also tax-deductible. Your membership includes free admission to four other great wildlife parks including New York Aquarium, Central Park Zoo, Queens Zoo and Prospect Park Zoo.

Monday, June 21:

Paper Sailboat
Paper Sailboat

{National & Reoccurring} Monday @ 10am – 12pm: Passport to Imagination: Paper Sailboat $5 per session or $12 for 3 sessions. Join us in our store classrooms on an imaginary seven-week road trip from the beach to the county fair and beyond, with fun kids’ crafts at each stop. Michael’s locations.

{Parents Time Out} Monday @8pm: Who Framed Roger Rabbit with Exclusive Maron Clips With hilarious sight gags, the sexiest cartoon femme fatale ever, and an eye-popping final showdown, Who Framed Roger Rabbit? is the stuff of childhood dreams. Here is the world in which your favorite cartoon characters mingle – Daffy and Donald Duck on dueling pianos! – still a delight to behold twenty-five years later. Ages 18 and up; Children 6 and up will be allowed only with a parent guardian. No children under the age of 6 will be allowed. Rated PG-13. 104mins. Free. Reserve your seat with a $5 voucher good towards food and beverage! Alamo Drafthouse, Yonkers.

Tuesday, June 23:

{National & Reoccurs} 10 – 11:30am: Storytime Join us each week for story time as we read aloud some of your favorite books. Become a book club member and receive a special gift after attending five-story times. Free. Pottery Barn Kids locations.

Tuesday, June 23 – Wednesday, June 24:

{National & Reoccurring } Tuesday – Wednesday @ 10am: Free Summer Movies featuring Rio 2 From June 23rd to August 19th Bowtie Cinemas offers free movies for kids. Seating limited to theatre capacity, tickets issued on a first come, first serve basis. Free for kids. Select Bowtie Cinemas.

Wednesday, June 24:

Felt Picnic
Felt Picnic

{National & Reoccurring} Wednesday @ 10am – 12pm: Passport to Imagination: Felt Picnic Join us in our store classrooms on an imaginary seven-week road trip from the beach to the county fair and beyond, with fun kids’ crafts at each stop. $5 per session or $12 for 3 sessions. Michael’s locations.

Wednesday @ 2 – 4pm: Pizza and Focaccia Have fun as you learn to make pizza dough for thin and thick crust pizza, and work hands on to prepare succulent pizzas and focaccias with your choice of fresh and tasty toppings! Child only $40, Parent and child $55. Westchester Italian Cultural Center, Tuckahoe.

{Reoccurring} Wednesday @ 7 – 9pm: Weekly Concerts: Grab your family, friends, beach chair and blanket and head to The Green in the center of the mall to enjoy our free outdoor concerts throughout the summer! Bands will perform a variety of music genres from Latin and R&B to The 60’s and Girl Power, Classic Rock & Roll and Top 40, plus much more! Concerts take place on the main stage in the center of the mall, near AX Armani Exchange. Cross County Shopping Center, Yonkers.

Thursday, June 25:

Momogram Sign
Monogram Sign

{National} Thursday @ 6:30 – 8:30pm: Make It: Monogram Sign Personalize a pretty door hanger with a daisy initial. $20 per project, supplies included. Michael’s locations.

Thursday @ 6:30 – 8:30pm: Bronxville Summer Concert Series Leonard Morange Park, Bronxville.

{Reoccurring} Thursday @ 6:30 – 8:30pm: Poolside Summer Pairing Series Castle Hotel & Spa is hosting its 2nd annual Poolside Summer Pairing Series at Equus. Enjoy tastings of an eclectic group of wine, spirits and scrumptious food, along with a gorgeous poolside ambience and a spectacular castle as your backdrop. Event prices start at $68 per person. Castle Hotel & Spa, Tarrytown.

{Reoccurring} Thursday @ 6:30 – 8:30pm: Summer Concert Series Bring your own chair and enjoy local and live entertainments, giveaways, prizes and much more! The Shops at Nanuet, Nanuet.

Thursday @ 7:15pm: Into the Woods Following, Deputy Director Bartholomew Bland and Artist Adrien Broom discuss envy depicted in the arts and take your questions. Rated PG. 125 mins. Jacob Burns Film Center, Pleasantville.

Friday, June 26 – Sunday, June 28:

{Reoccurring} Friday starting @ 5pm, Saturday – Sunday starting @ 1pm: Palisades Fair Join us for the all new Palisades Fair in West Nyack, NY at Palisades Center Mall. There is plenty to see and do including a huge carnival midway, delicious food, games, and free live entertainment and shows including The Fearless Flores Thrill Show, Lance Gifford’s Magic & Illusion Show, Las Vegas Hypnotist Show, a free Petting Zoo and many more! Free Parking. Palisades Center Mall, Palisades.

Friday @ 8:30pm, Saturday @ 8pm and 9:30pm and Sunday @ 8pm: A Night on Fire brings fire juggling and comedy troupe extraordinaire A Different Spin, provided by Boston Circus Guild, to Sleepy Hollow for a fully choreographed, live display of fire arts features flame-wielding, fire-eating performers twisting and turning, juggling and dancing, spinning and sword fighting, and much more. Perfect for audiences of all ages, A Night on Fire features jaw-dropping stunts, knee-slapping humor, and just enough danger to create a spectacle guaranteed to have you talking about it long after the fire’s extinguished. $22; $16 for children 17 and under. Philipsburg Manor, Sleepy Hollow.

Friday – Sunday: Village of Mamaroneck Fire Department’s Carnival

Friday, June 26:

Fun Fishing Game
Fun Fishing Game

{National & Reoccurring} Friday @ 10am – 12pm: Passport to Imagination: Fun Fishing Game Join us in our store classrooms on an imaginary seven-week road trip from the beach to the county fair and beyond, with fun kids’ crafts at each stop. $5 per session or $12 for 3 sessions. Michael’s locations.

Saturday, June 27:

Saturday All Day: Calling All Artists! It’s Time to Chalk it Up at Cross County Shopping Center’s 3rd Annual Sidewalk Chalk Art Festival! Amateur, student and professional artists are invited to create works of art using the chalk medium throughout the center. Judges will choose the top three works of art and those artists will be awarded up to $1,500 in prize money! Shoppers can also vote for the People’s Choice Award and this artist will receive a $500 prize. During this event, children can visit Kid’s Zone from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. for free art activities. Children will also be invited to draw in chalk throughout the center. Cross County Shopping Center, Yonkers.

{National} Saturday @ 10am: Happy Places Event Get inspired to design your dream nursery. Plus, create your baby registry. Enjoy great prizes and giveaway, meet other parents and share ideas. All giveaways and event materials available while supplies last and distributed to participants only. Quantities limited; no rain checks. Free. Select Babies R Us locations.

{National} Saturday @ 10 – 11:30am: Baking with Grace Join Williams-Sonoma and American Girl for a hands-on baking class inspired by Grace—the 2015 Girl of the Year! Each student will learn Grace’s favorite French Madeleine recipe, then finish the pastries with dark chocolate, white chocolate, and a few other toppings. We’ll also make and decorate sugar cookies from scratch. Each child will take home a special American Girl goodie bag! $30 per child. Suitable for ages 8–12. Call your local Williams-Sonoma store to sign up. Class size is limited to 12 students. Williams-Sonoma locations.

Pie Tick-Tac-Toe Game
Pie Tick-Tac-Toe Game

{National & Reoccurring} Saturday @ 10am – 12pm: Kids Club: Pie Tick-Tac-Toe Game Drop in and 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.

Orion and the Dark
Orion and the Dark

Saturday @ 11am: Orion and the Dark Storytime Join us for Storytime where we read Orion and the Dark by Emma Yarlett and There’s Something in the Attic by Mercer Mayer. Orion is scared of a lot of things, but most of all he’s scared of the dark. Click here to learn more about this book. Free. Select Barnes & Noble locations.

{Reoccurring} Saturday @ 11am – 12pm: River Explorers is our popular free Saturday program series families. Each lesson includes a hands-on river exploration activity followed up by a take home craft. An additional component of River Explorers is Fish Tales, designed for children ages 3-5. During this program, participants will engage in a storybook reading followed by a craft activity. Free. Sarah Lawrence College Center for the Urban River at Beczak, Yonkers.

Saturday @ 11am: 12th Annual Community Day Safe Riders Day from 11am-12:30pm, Child Safety Seat Event from 11am-1pm and The Cops for Kids Kickball Tournament at 1:30pm. Raffles, giveaways and more. Free. Parkway Oval, Tuckahoe.

{National & Reoccurring} Saturday and Sunday @ 11am – 3pm: Free Crafts for Kids Kids can make a Father’s Day craft for Dad. Ages 3 and up. Free. Lakeshore Learning Center, New Hyde Park.

{Hop, Skip and a Jump} Saturday @ 12pm: The all-ages American Roots Music Festival is a home for musical heritage and modern twists set throughout our beautiful performance spaces, gardens and grounds. With legendary stars and up and coming artists, the festival offers an eclectic mix of folk, country, bluegrass, gospel, blues, early jazz, singer/songwriter, string band, old time, traditional and contemporary roots music – lots of music for everyone to enjoy! Caramoor, Katonah.

Saturday @ 12 – 1:30pm: Kidgits Lil Chefs Event Come by the Kidgits Lil Chefs event on Saturday, June 27th from 12-1:30 for foodie fun! This fun and free event shows children fun through food with hands-on activities! Pizza rolling with Pomodoro Pizza and healthy treats with Sharon’s Barefoot Books and Small Cooks Retail Level Two in the Food Court! Members can bring nonperishable goods to be donated to a local food pantry. Not a member? It’s just $5 to join for an entire year! When you sign up you will receive a t-shirt, membership prize and discounts at retailers here in the mall! See Simon Guest Services for further details or to sign up! Jefferson Valley Mall, Yorktown Heights.

{Reoccurring} Saturday @ 2 – 4pm: Hudson River Family Seining Wade into the river to catch and release hundreds of critters! All ages welcome. Free. Sarah Lawrence College Center for the Urban River at Beczak, Yonkers.

Saturday @ 3pm: The Gold Rush The classic Charlie Chaplin comedy about a prospector’s search for gold in the Klondike, which forever cemented the iconic status of the Little Tramp character. In a newly restored print that includes Chaplin’s original music. 88 mins. $12 per non-member, $7.50 per child (under 12). Jacob Burns Film Center, Pleasantville.

Saturday @ 3pm and 6:30pm: Big Apple Circus – Live On Stage! Come one, come all! on a wonderstruck journey to the circus! Big Apple Circus is proud to present an All-New stage show. In this amazing spectacular you will witness jugglers flipping fancies with abandon, clowns dishing out laughter and ear–to–ear smiles. Aerialists and acrobats serve gasps of astonishment with swirling, soaring style, and an awesome hand–balancer, perches and poses with precision and pizazz! Your unrivaled guide, the peerless Ringmaster, presents acts unimaginable even in your wildest dreams. Tickets $30 and up. Tarrytown Music Hall, Tarrytown.

Saturday @ 8pm: Macbeth, presented by Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival In Shakespeare’s spine-tingling tragedy, Macbeth, directed by Ryan Quinn, an ambitious lord conspires to steal the throne of Scotland. Follow the tale’s murder, madness, and mayhem, as witches, warlords, spells, and superstitions point the way. Doors open at 7:30pm. Hudson River Museum Amphitheater, Yonkers.

Sunday, June 28:

{Hop, Skip- and a Jump} Sunday @ 12 – 5pm: Health & Wellness Expo Join us as we celebrate a happier and healthier you! Experience demonstrations in fitness and nutrition for all ages. With free health screenings, seminars and much more, you don’t want to miss this event for the body, mind and soul! Admission is free, with door prizes raffled off throughout the day! The Crowne Plaza, Suffern.

{National} Sunday @ 1pm: Fourth of July Cookout A red, white and blue motif pairs perfectly with a menu of all-American foods cooked on the grill and ultra-creative desserts in star-spangled colors. This menu is wonderful for sharing with family and friends—a guaranteed crowd-pleaser. Times may vary per location. Free. Williams-Sonoma locations.

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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