Things To Do in Rockland County NY Week of January 4

Lauren Fischer Rockland County

The Best Things to Do in Rockland County and Beyond…

Events Not To Miss: 

What: Zumbini Demo Class

Why: Sing, dance and play at this FREE pajama party class for parents and kids up to age 4.

When: Thursday January 4, 6:45-7:30 pm

Where: Valley View Gardens Clubhouse, 12 Secora Road, Monsey


What: 2nd Annual Women in Sports Day

Why: Celebrate women athletes with music, food, contests, performances and basketball.

When: Saturday January 6, 12-2 pm

Where: Suffern High School, 49 Viola Road, Suffern


What: Block Calendar

Why: Create a block calendar for the New Year, and take home a certificate and workshop apron.

When: Saturday January 6, 9 am-12 pm

Where: Home Depot, 43 Hutton Ave., Nanuet


What: Kids Club Snowman Canvas

Why: Kids ages 3 and older will make their own canvas snowman work of art.

When: Saturday January 6, 10 am-12 pm

Where: Michaels, 14 A Spring Valley Marketplace, Spring Valley


What: Storytime

Why: Storytime with pottery design to follow.

When: Monday January 8, 11 am

Where: Glaze Art Studio, 34 Orangetown Shopping Center, Orangeburg


What: Nyack Holiday Window Project

Why: Window shop and check out holiday theme displays in empty storefronts.

When: Open through January

Where: Main street, Nyack


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: All Aboard with Thomas and Friends

Why: Thomas takes you on an adventure with singing, photos and fun.

When: Thursday January 4-Sunday January 7,  Saturday January 13-Monday January 15, Saturday January 20-Sunday January 21, check shedule for times and tickets.

Where: New York Botanical Garden, 2900 Southern Blvd., Bronx


What: Touch Tank

Why: Kids can meet and touch sea creatures from starfish to sea urchins.

When: Saturday January 6, 12:30-1 pm

Where: Brooklyn Children’s Museum, 145 Brooklyn Avenue, Brooklyn


What: The Wayne NJ Toy Show

Why: Everything from Star Wars memorabilia to Anime at this long-running show.

When: Sunday January 7, 8 am-2 pm

Where: Community Volunteer Fire Company #1, Inc., 93-97 Parish Drive, Wayne, NJ


What: Brrr! It’s Cold Outside

Why: Check out how animals survive the winter, plus free entrance to the museum.

When: Sunday January 7, 10 am

Where: Hudson Highlands Nature Museum, 25 Boulevard, Cornwall-On-Hudson


What: Disney On Ice present Reach for the Stars

Why: Skating Mickey and friends, Elsa and Anna, princesses and more.

When: Through Sunday January 7, check schedule for showtimes

Where: Prudential Center, 25 Lafayette Street, Newark


What: New York Botanical Garden Holiday Train Show

Why: Almost a half mile of tracks, trains, and dazzling displays.

When: Through Monday January 15

Where: New York Botanical Garden, 2900 Southern Boulevard, Bronx


What: 16th Annual Holiday Train Show

Why: Subways, polar express and many other model trains will light up the cityscape as the train show opens.

When: Open daily through February 4, 2018

Where: New York Transit Museum Grand Central Gallery Annex, 87 East 42nd Street, 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: Winter Tales with Chuck Stead

Why: Master storyteller Chuck Stead shares funny tales from his childhood in Rockland County.

When: Saturday January 13, 12-1 pm

Where: The Nature Place Day Camp, 307 Hungry Hollow Road, Chestnut Ridge


What: DIY Dollhouse to Go

Why: Kids can make their own unique miniature dollhouse and everything to go with it.

When: Sunday January 14, 3-6 pm

Where: Creative Community Circle, 7 New Lake Drive, Valley Cottage