Things To Do In Rockland County NY Week Of February 15

Lauren Fischer Rockland County

The Best Things to Do in Rockland County and Beyond…

Events Not To Miss:

What: Cosmic Open Bounce
Why: Because the only thing better than bouncing is glow-in-the-dark bouncing.
When: Friday February 16 and Saturday February 17, 5-6:30 pm
Where: BounceU, 424 Market Street, Nanuet

What: Open Art: Dinosaur Themed Class
Why: The whole fam will have a roaring good time creating this prehistoric project.
When: Saturday February 17, 2:30-3:30 pm
Where: The Vintage Butterfly, 46 East Central Ave., Pearl River

What: Kids Club Kindness Crafts
Why: Celebrate National Random Act of Kindness Day with a craft for them and shopping for you.
When: Saturday February 17, 10 am-12 pm, ages 3-8 and ages 6 and up
Where: Michaels, 14 A Spring Valley Marketplace, Spring Valley

What: Pearl River Train Show
Why: Tons of tracks at this annual train show, plus raffles to win your own train set.
When: Saturday February 17-Sunday March 11, weekends plus President’s Day, 10 am-5 pm
Where: Pearl River United Methodist Church, 130 Franklin Ave., Pearl River

What: Lunar New Year Celebration with Epoch Times
Why: Celebrate the New Year with performances, face painting and more fun.
When: Sunday February 18, 12:30 pm
Where: Palisades Center, Level 1, East Court

What: Llama Love Painting Party
Why: Kids can paint a boho Llama with their Mama.
When: Sunday February 18, 3-6 pm
Where: Creative Circle Community, 7 New Lake Drive, Valley Cottage

What: Little Designers: Creative Sewing Lab
Why: Any age can design their own shirt, pillow, doll or whatever they think up!
When: Monday February 19, 1-4 pm
Where: Wholeness Center, 7 New Lake Road, Valley Cottage

What: Rock Steady Yoga Kids: Teen Flow
Why: Tweens can perfect their tree pose and enjoy music, arts and games.
When: Tuesdays through February 27, 6-6:45 pm
Where: Wholeness Center, 7 New Lake Road, Valley Cottage

What: Bear Mountain Ice Rink
Why: Throw on some skates for an icy family day.
When: Open through March 4, check website for times
Where: Bear Mountain Ice Rink, Route 9W N, Bear Mountain

More Things to Do in Rockland County and Beyond.….

What
: LEGO LIVE NYC
Why: It’s a LEGO takeover: Grab some bricks and learn from master LEGO builders.
When: Friday February 16-Sunday February 18, check tickets for times
Where: Pier 36, 299 South Street, NYC

What: Chinese New Year Firecracker Ceremony and Cultural Festival
Why: Watch 600,000 firecrackers light up the sky, and enjoy dances, giveaways and traditional food.
When: Friday February 16, 11 am-3:30 pm
Where: Sara D. Roosevelt Park, Chrystie St. to Forsyth St., NYC


What
: Hot Chocolate Festival
Why: Sip on some cocoa, and enjoy activities, crafts, hikes and sledding.
When: Saturday February 17, 10 am-2 pm
Where: Ashokan Center, 477 Beaverkill Road, Olivebridge

What: Family Day: Moon Over Manhattan – Celebrate the Lunar New Year 2018!
Why: Take in the Lunar New Year traditions from a Lion Dance to a Korean Marching Band.
When: Saturday February 17, 1-5 pm
Where: Asia Society, 725 Park Ave., NYC

What: Lunar New Year
Why: A musical performance the whole family will love.
When: Saturday February 17, 2-3:15 pm
Where: Brookfield Place, 230 Vesey Street, NYC

What: Lunar New Year Family Festival!
Why: TONS to do including zodiac face paint, making lion masks and dance performances.
When: Saturday February 17, 11 am-4 pm, $12
Where: Museum of Chinese in America, 215 Centre Street, NYC

What: Owl Prowl
Why: Get up close and personal with these nocturnal birds.
When: Saturday February 17 and Sunday February 18, 7-9 pm
Where: Saturday: Hudson Highlands Nature Museum Wildlife Education Center, 25 Boulevard Cornwall-on-Hudson, Sunday: HHNM Outdoor Discovery Center, 120 Muser Drive, Cornwall

What: Chinese New Year
Why: Learn allll about Chinese Zodiac animals, and meet some too.
When: Sunday February 18, 1-2 pm
Where: Greenburgh Nature Center, 99 Dromore Road, Scarsdale

What
: Kids Week
Why: A packed week of kid-friendly sports, art and science.
When: Sunday February 18-Saturday February 24,
Where: Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum Complex, Pier 86, West 46th St. and 12th Ave., NYC

What
: Holiday Express: Toys and Trains from the Jerni Collection
Why: Hundreds of toy trains, figurines and mini models in this expansive display.
When: Through Sunday February 25
Where: New York Historical Society Museum & Library, 170 Central Park West, NYC

What: The Snowy Day and Other Stories by Ezra Jack Keats
Why: Singing, laughter and puppets bring Keats’ popular pages to life.
When: Saturdays through March 31, 11 am
Where: St. Luke’s Theatre, 308 West 46th Street, NYC

What: Magic at Coney!!!
Why: Illusionists, escape artists, and more magicians with tricks up their sleeves.
When: Sundays, 12 pm
Where: Coney Island Museum, 1208 Surf Avenue, Brooklyn

What: Sea of Light
Why: Best seen in the dark, this installation will light up your children’s eyes and minds with its changing colors and choreographed movement.
When: Through March 2018, open daily 24 hours a day, lights show on the hour from 5-8 pm
Where: Seaport District NYC, 19 Fulton Street, NYC

Upcoming:

What: The Nature Place Day Camp Maple Sugaring
Why: Tap a tree and taste your own sweet syrup.
When: Saturday February 24, 12-1 pm and 3-4 pm
Where: The Nature Place Day Camp @ Green Meadow Waldorf School, 307 Hungry Hollow Road, Chestnut Ridge

What: Amazing Grace Circus
Why: Kids get to watch — then try — all acts from acrobatics to juggling.
When: Sunday February 25, 2-3 pm
Where: Union Arts Center, 2 Union Street, Sparkhill

What: Hats Off to Dr. Seuss
Why: Tip your hat to the cat with this craft.
When: Monday February 26, 4:30-5:30 pm
Where: Tappan Library, 93 Main Street, Tappan