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Out and About in Westchester This Weekend

Read on to find out about the tons of activities for kids to do this weekend in Westchester

Weekend Highlights for Friday, April  25 - Sunday, April 27:

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Friday's highlights 
(click here for more on Friday, April 25):


Yoga in the Orangerie at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum. A beginner/intermediate-level class suitable for those who want to deepen their practice in a steady, mindful approach. Taught by certified Anusara® yoga teacher Ann Casapini in a serene, sunlit space. Ten classes.


Fridays with Franklin at The Voracious Reader. Meet our treasured and wonderful-with- children Cavalier King Charles Spaniel. Franklin enjoys being read to (and any other attention as well).


YA Alliance at The Voracious Reader. Fans of YA, ages 12 and up. Free Advance Review books. $10 covers pizza and lemonade, exclusive events and discounts. Reservations please.


The Art of Video Games  at Hudson River Museum. It's all here - over 40 years of video games from the Atari VCS to PS3. Experience it all through still images, video footage, and playable games in the galleries. See the games, find your favorites and play them at the Museum!


COSMIC PUBLIC SKATE NIGHTS at Hommocks Park Ice Rink. What a better way to spend your Friday evenings than skating to your favorite music coordinated to new cosmic disco lights on the ice


Observatory Visitors' Night at the Stamford Museum and Nature Center View the sky through a 22-inch research telescope, weather permitting, at the Stamford Museum and Nature Center. The Stamford Observatory entrance is located off Scofieldtown Road. For GPS users, enter 151 Scofieldtown Road.


Spring Constellations at Stamford Museum & Nature Center. Head to the Observatory for a real treat to explore the night sky, planets, stars, and more!


Metamorphic Mystery at Stamford Museum & Nature Center. Join Animal Embassy to explore the incredible life process called metamorphosis.


Herbal Planter Workshop at Lasdon Park. Plant some herbs for use in the kitchen all summer long. Meet in the greenhouse.


The King and I at Yorktown Stage. The King and I is a musical, the fifth by the team of composer Richard Rodgers and dramatist Oscar Hammerstein II.



Saturday's highlights (click here for more on Saturday, April 26):


Family Hiking Club at Rye Nature Center. Put on your hiking boots and explore the forest with the whole family.


Lessons (Hitting, Fielding, or Pitching) at 4D Sports . Our professional staff will develop a curriculum and training regimen as per the needs of each individual player.


Ecology Club for Families with Special Needs at Rye Nature Center. Children with special needs are invited to bring a family member with them to the Nature Center and enjoy animal programs, hikes, and other fun science and sensory adventures.


Seussical! at Emelin Theatre. Adapted from the Broadway version, this adaptation especially for young audiences. The Cat in the Hat is your host, emcee, and all-around mischief-maker in this romp through the Seuss classics.


Edible Gardening Workshop at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum. Children’s Garden Mgr Lauren Gill demonstrates sustainable methods to create an edible mini garden for your backyard, deck, or window box. Learn how to grow fresh, delicious food at home in a way that is easily integrated into a busy schedule.


2014 Shakespere Festival April 03, 2014 to May 15, 2014 Shakespeare Festival 2014 Calendar


KidzArt's Go Green Saturday Workshop at KidzArt of Hudson Valley. . Explore four different art projects and learn how to go green!


Earth Day Family Volunteer Project at Stamford Museum & Nature Center. Garlic mustard was introduced in North America in the 1860's as a culinary herb. Today, it is an invasive species in much of Connecticut, including the Stamford Museum & Nature Center.


The What, Where and How of Doctor WHO – with Clive Young at Larchmont Public Library. Just in time for the 50th anniversary of one of the most popular science fiction TV series ever!


Intro to the Instruments: Percussion at Larchmont Public Library. Faculty from Larchmont Music Academy will be bringing drums of all sizes and shapes to life in an afternoon of beats, finishing with an all-inclusive drum circle.


The King and I at Yorktown Stage. The King and I is a musical, the fifth by the team of composer Richard Rodgers and dramatist Oscar Hammerstein II.


Kids Festival in the Park - 2014 in Ridgefield, CT. Kids Festival 2014 will feature activities for all ages including: Face-painting, Vendor Crafts and Amazing Inflatable Fun activities. A safe, fun and educational event for our children! Join the FUN!


All Aboard! Storytelling Puppet at Lakeshore Learning. Crafters create their own cute sailor and matching boat—and they’re ready to perform a puppet show!


Sketching Artifacts at Stepping Stones Museum for Children. Your curious kids will create their own portfolio of artistic masterpieces characteristic of souvenirs found Around the World! Drop-in anytime. Free with museum admission


The Hudson River Museum Video Arcade. The Hudson River Museum’s Video Arcade has the best gaming in the world from XBox 1 and Wii U to PS 3 and arcade machines. Go solo, challenge a friend, or play games on your own handheld device. All ages.



Sunday's highlights (Click here for more to do on Sunday, April 27):


Solar System Sundays at Stamford Museum & Nature Center. After viewing NASA's images in our Museum Gallery exhibition, take a trip through the solar system and night sky in our planetarium!


The Hudson River Museum Video Arcade The Hudson River Museum’s Video Arcade has the best gaming in the world from XBox 1 and Wii U to PS 3 and arcade machines. Go solo, challenge a friend, or play games on your own handheld device. All ages.


Which Came First, the Chicken or the Egg? at Muscoot Farm. The Muscoot 4-H Gang will educate you about the funky chickens at the farm. No registration required.


Lessons (Hitting, Fielding, or Pitching) at 4D Sports . Our professional staff will develop a curriculum and training regimen as per the needs of each individual player.


Inside/Out: Teen Portrait Identity Art Show at (Peekskill) The Field Library. Inside/Out: Teen Portrait Identity -- Art Show Opening Reception: Thursday, March 27 3:30 – 8pm Art Show: March 27th—April 27th 2014 The Field Gallery invites you to a provocative show of teenage individuality.



PLANT & GROW YOUR SPRING PANTRY at The Organic Teaching Kitchen: For teens and adults:  Learn which herbs and greens are best to grow including seeding, planting, and harvesting from planters. Q & A will be answered on which soils are best suited for herbs and vegetables too. Stop by for culinary delights using herbs & greens too.


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