August 27 – September 1

Below we have highlighted our weekly Momecast™ – a mom’s forecast of what to do and where to go for the next seven days across Westchester County! We promote things for Moms to do; as well as events and activities for couples, kids and for the entire family!

Thursday, August 27:

6:30 – 8:30pm: Make it with Michaels Personalize a Charmalong charm bracelet. $15 per bracelet, including supplies. Michaels locations.

Saturday, August 29:

10am: Junior Chef Class Who doesn’t love pizza! Kids will have a blast rolling out the dough and topping their pizzas as they please. We’ll bake them off and dig in to the best pizza ever! In this class we’ll be featuring Golden Boy Pizza’s San Francilian-style focaccia pizza. Suitable for ages 5–13. Free. Registration is required. Williams-Sonoma locations.

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10am – 12pm: Kids Club They craft, you shop! Kids 3 and up can enjoy a quick project and take home a finished masterpiece. Sign up in store or online, or just drop in. $2 per child, supplies included. Michael’s locations.

10am – 12pm: Backyard: Chicken Keeping Gather all the basic know-how a beginner needs to produce delicious eggs in a backyard, and have fun while doing it. Craig Haney, our Livestock Farm Director, has been raising healthy, happy chickens outdoors—along with sheep, pigs, turkeys and more—for more than 20 years. Join him to learn the ins and outs of keeping chickens including the basics of brooding (raising) chicks, general chicken care, housing, health considerations and feed. Most suitable for ages 12 and up. Tickets to this Saturday program include the cost of admission. $30 per adult. Stones Barn Center, Pocantico Hills.

10:30am – 12pm: Field Day Visit Teatown’s Cliffdale fields with educator Erin Baker for hands on exploration and observation of field insects. Discover who lives in this unique habitat, and some of the relationships that exist between insects and native plants. Teatown, Ossining.

12 – 3pm: Family Fun Day Join Palisades Center for a last hurrah before the end of summer! Live music, dancers from the Westchester Knicks will perform, face painting, balloon, giveaways and more. Bring a back to school supply donation and be entered to win a prize. Palisades Center, West Nyack.

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2pm: Happy Bonding Get breastfeeding tips & learn about products & solutions to fit your life. Meet & share ideas with expecting & new moms. Plus, enjoy giveaways & prizes. While supplies last. Babies R Us locations.

6:30pm: The 49th AnnualMoonviewing Concert This annual concert is a tradition that was begun by Natalie Hays Hammond in 1966. The Japanese Stroll Garden, lit by paper lanterns, is a magical setting for this ancient custom, which every August brings together people and traditions of the East to the West. Non-members $20, children over 6 are $10, children under 6 are free. Hammond Museum & Japanese Stroll Garden, North Salem.

Sunday, August 30:

{Hop, Skip and a Jump} 11am – 4pm: Living History: Military Reenactment Day Squeeze in a bit of quality education this summer by visiting Boscobel for an outdoor experience that promises muskets, memories and more! To honor its ties to such legendary wars, Boscobel will present, An Encampment of Soldiers from the American Revolution through the Civil War on Sunday, August 30. Starting at 11am and ongoing until 4pm, reenactors from the three wars will demonstrate military camp life including tactical weapon demonstrations, inspections, formations, musket firings, artillery demonstrations and drills, all which take place on the grounds of Boscobel House & Gardens, overlooking the majestic Hudson River and the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. Plus, to commemorate the sesquicentennial of the Civil War, the 6th New York Independent Battery will fire its Parrott cannon to salute Boscobel’s neighbor, The West Point Foundry Preserve where the guns were made. Included with the cost of admission. Free for children under 6 years of age.  Boscobel, Garrison.

12 – 3pm: Muscoot’s 40th Birthday Happy Birthday Muscoot. Join us for games, hayrides, facepainting, crafts, and cake! Muscoot Farm, Katonah.

1pm: Technique Class With the abundance of garden-fresh ingredients, summer is the perfect time to make pizza. We’ll demonstrate how to prepare a classic pizza with a crisp crust as well as a focaccia-style one. We’ll share some of our favorite tips for making savory pizza any night of the week. In this class we’ll be featuring Golden Boy Pizza’s San Francilian-style focaccia pizza. Free. Registration is required. Class time can vary by store. Williams-Sonoma locations.

Monday, August 31 – Thursday, September 3:

Monday at 6:30pm and 8:30pm and Tuesday at 5pm and 7:30pm, Wednesday – Thursday at 6:30 and 8:30pm: Beyond the Brick: A Lego Brickumentary Oscar winning Director Daniel Junge and Oscar Nominated Director Kief Davidson take us on a journey through the Lego universe…like you have never seen before. They explore the brick that has captured imaginations for generations and look at the fundamental question…is it a toy or something more? Beyond the Brick: A Lego Brickumentary delves into the extraordinary impact of the Lego brick and the innovative uses of for it that has sprung up all over the world. The narrative will take us to art galleries full of Lego creations, introduce us to Master Builders making movies, into the world of Lego therapy, and bring us along to meet Adult Fans of Lego, each with amazing stories to tell. Beyond the Brick: A Lego Brickumentary explores the essential nature of human creativity and the ways we seek to build and understand our world. The Picture House, Pelham.

Tuesday, September 1:

3:30 – 5:15pm: Back to School Bounce All kids enjoy one hour in the giant bounce rooms, then 45-minutes in the party room for food and games. Recieve a goodie bag on the way out too. BounceU, Elmsford.

Tuesday, September 1 – Wednesday, September 2:

5pm: Lego Diver Visit your local Lego Store on the first Tuesday and Wednesday of every month and you can learn how to build a cool mini model, and take it home – for free! Register online. Due to safety and build experience standards, builders must be between the ages of 6-14 to participate. The mini model must be completely built in store. Registration is on a first come first serve basis and quantities are limited. Lego Stores.

For summertime events with an expiration date, click here. Check back often as we update daily. For last-minute additions, also check our fanpage.

If Connecticut isn’t too far for you or if 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.

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