The Best Things to Do in Rockland County and Beyond…
What: Sheep Shearing Fest
Why: Fun crafts, live music and more farm activities, no one will have a baa-aaad time.
When: Tickets go on sale Wednesday March 6, 10 am. Event is Saturday April 27, 10 am-3 pm, kids ages 2-15/$25, adults/$60
Where: Stone Barns Center for Food & Agriculture, 630 Bedford Road, Pocantico Hills, NY
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What: Kids Night Out
Why: Drop off the kids for a movie, dinner and fun while you enjoy your own fun night out!
When: Saturday March 2, 6-10 pm
Where: JCC Rockland, 450 West Nyack Rd., West Nyack
What: Toy Show
Why: Toys, comics and more fun for everyone at this first ever D&B toy show.
When: Saturday March 2, 9 am-4 pm
Where: Dave & Buster’s, 4661 Palisades Center Dr., West Nyack
What: Parent’s Night Out
Why: Sports, dancing, crafts and a movie for the kids, an adult night out for you.
When: Saturday March 2, 5:30-9:30 pm
Where: JTS Community, Health & Sports Center at Torne Valley, 115 Torne Valley Rd., Hillburn
What: Clock Tray
Why: Help your child learn to tell time and learn to build.
When: Saturday March 2, 9 am-12 pm
Where: Home Depot, 43 Hutton Ave., Nanuet
What: Maple Sugaring
Why: Learn about turning sap to syrup, then tap and tree and have a taste.
When: Saturday March 2, 12-1 pm and 2-3 pm
Where: The Nature Place Day Camp @ Green Meadow Waldorf School, 307 Hungry Hollow Rd., Chestnut Ridge
What: Penguin Plunge
Why: Take an icy dip or support the plungers for a good cause, plus music, food and fun.
When: Sunday March 3, 12-2 pm
Where: Nyack Memorial Park, 53 Piermont Ave., Nyack
What: Suffern Restaurant Week 2019
Why: Put away the pots and pans and dine out for the day.
When: Sunday March 3-Friday March 15 (except Saturday), 12-9 pm
Where: Participating Restaurants
What: Pearl River Train Show
Why: Tons of tracks at this annual train show, plus raffles to win your own train set.
When: Weekends through Sunday March 10, Saturdays 10 am-5 pm, Sundays 12 pm-5 pm
Where: 130 Franklin Ave., Pearl River
What: Glaze Storytime
Why: Break out the paintbrush for storytime and related pottery project.
When: Mondays at 11:30
Where: Glaze Pottery & Art Studio, 34 Orangetown Shopping Center, Orangeburg
What: Bear Mountain Ice Rink Opening
Why: Lace up the skates for a cool family day on the rink.
When: Open through March 3, check website for session times
Where: Bear Mountain Ice Rink, Route 9W N, Bear Mountain
More Things to Do in Rockland County and Beyond.….
What: Daddy & Me Animal Show
Why: Animal activities for parents and kids.
When: Saturday March 2, 9:15-10 am
Where: Rye Nature Center, 873 Boston Post Road, Rye
What: 2019 Maple Sugaring Party
Why: A sweet day of collecting sap, making maple crafts and enjoying the outdoors.
When: Sunday March 3, 11 am-3 pm
Where: Greenburgh Nature Center, 99 Dromore Rd., Scarsdale
What: Hinamatsuri (Doll’s Day)
Why: Authentic hina dolls, songs and DIY dolls to take home.
When: Sunday March 3, 1-2 pm
Where: Japan Society, 333 East 47th St., NYC
What: B-The Underwater Bubble Show
Why: Enter the imaginary under-the-sea world with fun fish and plenty of bubbles.
When: Sunday March 3, 2 pm and 5 pm, $19-$39
Where: Bergen PAC, 30 North Van Brunt St., Englewood
What: Maple Sugar Tours
Why: Get your taste buds ready for a maple syrup taste test, and learn about sugaring techniques.
When: Weekends through Sunday March 17, 11 am-3 pm
Where: Hudson Highlands Nature Museum, Outdoor Discovery Center, 120 Muser Dr., Cornwall
What: Sugaring at Muscoot
Why: Watch as sap turns into syrup.
When: Weekends through Sunday March 10, 12-3 pm
Where: The Friends of Muscoot Farm, 51 NY-100, Katonah
What: Winter Village at Bryant Park
Why: A winter wonderland filled with ice skating, holiday shopping, and tasty treats.
When: Now through Sunday March 3, 8 am-10 pm, $20 skate rental
Where: Between 40th and 42nd Street and Fifth and Sixth Aves., NYC
What: Dreamworks Trolls the Experience
Why: Dancing, singing and plenty of hug time with Poppy and friends.
When: Open through Sunday May 12, 10 am-9 pm weekdays, 9 am-8 pm weekends
Where: 218 West 57th Street, NYC
What: St. Patrick’s Day Cultural Event
Why: Music, dancing and Irish fun.
When: Saturday March 9, 12-2 pm, 7-9 pm
Where: Palisades Center, 1000 Palisades Center Dr., West Nyack