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
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
Why: Storytime with pottery design to follow.
When: Monday January 8, 11 am
Where: Glaze Art Studio, 34 Orangetown Shopping Center, Orangeburg
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.….
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
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
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
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
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
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