Summer Happenings

Below we have highlighted some fun summer events that reoccur but have an expiration date, get them while they are hot.

Tuesdays – Wednesdays:

Tuesdays – Wednesdays (until 8/19) at 10am: Free Summer Movies 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.

Tuesdays – Wednesdays at 10am: Summer Movie Express Admission to the Summer Movie Express is only $1. Tickets available for purchase at the box office and all movies start at 10am and are rated G or PG. A portion of the proceeds goes to the Will Rogers Institute. Select Regal Cinemas.

Tuesdays:

 

{Reoccurs} Tuesday at 7pmFamily Fun Concert in White Plains.

Tuesdays (until 8/25) at 8pm: Outdoor Movie Main Street, Yonkers.

{Reoccurs} Tuesday at 8:15pm: Outdoor Movie in White Plains.

Wednesdays – Fridays:

Wednesdays – Fridays (until 8/7) from 9 – 10:30am: Interactive Storytelling Join us at Apple Camp for three-day workshops where kids ages 8 to 12 bring their imaginations to life. They’ll learn to make movies or create interactive books complete with their own illustrations and sound effects. And each workshop ends with the Apple Camp Showcase so campers can share their finished projects. Register online. Space is limited. Apple Store locations.

Wednesdays – Fridays (until 8/7) from 11am – 12:30pm: Stories in Motion Join us at Apple Camp for three-day workshops where kids ages 8 to 12 bring their imaginations to life. They’ll learn to make movies or create interactive books complete with their own illustrations and sound effects. And each workshop ends with the Apple Camp Showcase so campers can share their finished projects. Bring a digital camera or digital video camera if you’re coming to the Stories in Motion with iMovie workshop. If you don’t have your own, we can provide one. Register online. Space is limited. Apple Store locations.

Wednesdays:

Wednesdays (until 8/26) from 5:30 – 7pm: Riverwalk Wednesday Summer Kids Series What in the world is that, way up in the sky? A Bird? A Plane? A Unicorn? A Unicorn-Pegasus! No… It’s Play Date, the award winning children band.  Soaring through time and space to win the hearts of kids, parents and magical creatures everywhere. Play Date has won numerous awards, including the Parents’ Choice Award and Creative Child’s 2014 Seal of Excellence Award.  So grab a friend, tune your imagination to the key of awesome and buckle up before we take off – it’s time for Play Date! Van Der Donck Park, Yonkers.

{Reoccurs} Wednesday at 7pmFamily Fun Concert in White Plains.

Wednesdays (until 8/12) from 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.

Wednesdays (until 8/12) from 7 – 9pm: Dancing Under the Stars Dust off those dancing shoes and dance the night away. This fun-filled free event is open to all dancing Queens and Kings. Any rain cancellations will be held the weeks following. Renaissance Plaza, White Plains.

{Reoccurs} Wednesday at 8:15pm: Outdoor Movie in White Plains.

Wednesdays (until 8/19) at dusk: Outdoor Movie in Yonkers.

Thursdays:

Thursdays (until 8/27) from 10am – 5pm: Through a Child’s Perspective Timed tours are at: 10:30am, 11:30am, 1:30pm, 2:30pm and 3:30pm. Parents and children are invited to travel back to the 19th century and view the home of Washington Irving through a child’s eyes. Explore Sunnyside as a family home, and before or after your tour, play games, try on period clothing and participate in hands-on-activities. Families are encouraged to bring a picnic lunch and make a day of it. $12; $6 for children 317. Historic Hudson Valley, Pocantico Hills.

Thursdays from 12 – 2pm: Noon Day Concerts at Renaissance Plaza in White Plains.

Thursdays (until 8/28) from 5 – 7pm: Free Kayaking at JFK Marina and Park in Yonkers.

Thursdays (until 8/27) from 6:30 – 8pm: Sunset Jazz $10 per car. Lyndhurst, Tarrytown.

Thursdays (until 9/24) from 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.

Thursdays (until 8/20) from 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 ambiance and a spectacular castle as your backdrop. Event prices start at $68 per person. Castle Hotel & Spa, Tarrytown.

Thursdays (until 8/27) at 7pm: Family friendly Concerts in Yonkers.

{Reoccurs} Thursday at 7pmFamily Fun Concert in White Plains.

{Reoccurs} Thursday at 8:15pm: Outdoor Movie in White Plains.

Fridays:

Fridays at 8pm: Friday Night Music Cocomama brings it! A world of musical and cultural backgrounds set upon Afro-Cuban, Jazz, Caribbean and South American traditions to throw down Latin fusion original music. Fierce and beautiful! Gates open at 7:30pm. Free. John F. Kennedy Memorial Drive and Trevor Park, Yonkers.

Fridays at sundown: Fireworks Every Friday in July and August spectacular fireworks displays are choreographed to music beginning July 3. Fireworks are shot off from our Pier on these Special Event Days. Playland, Rye.

Saturdays – Sundays:

 

{Reoccurs} Saturday at 7:30pm and Sunday at 1pm: All Shook Up It’s 1955, where one girl’s dream and a surprise visit from a guitar-playing, mysterious leather-jacketed stranger helps a small town to discover the magic of romance and the power of rock & roll. It’s a hip-swiveling, lip-curling musical fantasy that will have you jumpin’ out of your blue suede shoes with such classics as “Heartbreak Hotel,” “Jailhouse Rock,” and “Don’t Be Cruel.” $1928. Yorktown Stage, Yorktown Heights.

Saturdays:

 

Saturdays (until 8/29) at 12pm: Guided Tour Like your tours with a more personal touch? Accompany us on a private museum tour with one of our knowledgeable docents, Saturday’s at 12pm. $5 for adults, $3 for seniors and students. Free for Friends members and for children 12 and under. Philipse Manor Hall State Historic Site, Yonkers.

Sundays:

Sundays (until 9/20) from 2 – 4pmFun with Food and Science Sundays Every Sunday, from July to October, the Science Barge invites children for hands-on Art, Food, & Science workshops. Children and adults can cross the gangplank and come aboard the Barge for everything from building take-home hydroponic mini-greenhouses to veggie stamp printing. And, back by popular demand are Blue Crab Blitz days. Learn all about the crabs that you catch with Science Barge Director Bob Walters. So get your sea legs ready and come aboard. Suggestions donation of $5 per person.  The Science Barge, Yonkers.

We always provide the links for your convenience and encourage you to check the event listing directly for any changes, re-schedules or typos (we are not robots), before heading out.

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