Things to Do in Rockland County NY Week of April 26

Lauren Fischer Rockland County

The Best Things to Do in Rockland County and Beyond…

Events Not To Miss:

What
: Community Health Fair Block Party
Why: Get health smart while enjoying massages, dancing, kids games and fitness.
When: Thursday April 26, 3-5:45 pm
Where: Head Start of Rockland, 85 Depew Avenue, Rockland

What: 14th Annual 5K Run/Walk and Family Fair
Why: Family fitness then fun times with rides, games and music.
When: Saturday April 28, 5K Run/Walk/9:30 am, Pee-Wee Run/10:30 am, Family Fair, 11 am-3 pm
Where: Fly Wheel Park, Piermont

What: The Luckiest Penny
Why: An interactive musical teaching inclusion and tolerance, presented by Autistm Speaks.
When: Saturday April 28, 12-1 pm
Where: Palisades Center, 1000 Palisades Center Drive, West Nyack

What: Kids Club Spring Showers
Why: Crafting for them, shopping for you.
When: Saturday April 28, 10 am-12 pm
Where: Michaels, 14A Spring Valley Marketplace, Spring Valley

What: Action Art Day at Garner Arts Center
Why: Add some color to your kid’s weekend while they make a mess-terpiece.
When: Sunday April 29, 10 am-12 pm
Where: Creative Circle Community, 7 New Lake Drive, Valley Cottage

What: Rock n’ Rollers
Why: Six teens performs classic rock songs that will get everyone on their feet.
When: Sunday April 29, 12 pm
Where: Palisades Center, 1000 Palisades Center Drive, West Nyack

What: Wild Edibles
Why: Take a bite out of nature in this green info session.
When: Sunday April 29, 12-1 pm
Where: The Nature Place Day Camp at Green Meadow Waldorf School, 307 Hungry Hollow Road, Chestnut Ridge

What: Rockland Free Fair
Why: Carnival season is on with this old-time style fair, packed with shows, rides, and animals.
When: Through Sunday April 29, Monday-Friday 5-11 pm, Saturday and Sunday, 12-11 pm
Where: Palisades Center, 1000 Palisades Center Drive, West Nyack

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

What: Rockin’ Rave Family Fun Night
Why: Dance the night away and enjoy fun family activities.
When: Saturday April 28, 5-8:30 pm
Where: Westchester Children’s Museum, 100 Playland Parkway, Rye

What: Daffodil Celebration and Wine Weekend
Why: A weekend of flower, wine and music sounds like the perfect spring day.
When: Saturday April 28-Sunday April 29, 12-4 pm, adults 21+/$43
Where: New York Botanical Garden, 2900 Southern Boulevard, Bronx

What: Hudson Valley. KidVenture
Why: Farm animals, touch-a-truck, trains crafts and tons more.
When: Saturday April 28-Sunday April 29, 11 am-4 pm
Where: Mid-Hudson Civic Center, 14 Civic Center Plaza, Poughkeepsie

What: Friendly Farm Animals & Springtime Fun
Why: Pigs, alpacas, sheep, and rabbits plus tractors, pony rides and more farm fun.
When: Saturday April 28-Sunday April 29, 11 am-5 pm
Where: Green Meadows Farm, 73-50 Little Neck Parkway, Floral Park

What: Sakura Matsuri: New York’s Cherry Blossom Festival
Why: Spend the weekend appreciating nature’s beauty and Japanese culture.
When: Saturday April 28-Sunday April 29, 10 am-6 pm, adults and kids over 12/$30
Where: Brooklyn Botanic Garden, 990 Washington Avenue, Brooklyn

What: Jack Hanna’s Into the Wild Live
Why: You’ll go wild for the world’s most spectacular animals on stage.
When: Sunday April 29, 1 pm and 4 pm, $19-$39
Where: Bergen PAC, 30 North Van Brunt Street, Englewood

What: Tree Festival 2018
Why: Get your hands dirty and be a tree hugger — and planter — for the day.
When: Sunday April 28, 10 am-4 pm
Where: Emmerich Tree Farm, 101 Sleepy Valley Road, Warwick

What: White Plains Cherry Blossom Festival 2018
Why: Welcome spring and enjoy the beauty of the outdoors.
When: Sunday April 29, 11:30 am-5 pm
Where: White Plains Cherry Blossom Festival, 26 Lake Street, White Plains

What: Strawberry Festival
Why: Have a sweeet time at this delish event, filled with food, games, music and rides.
When: Sunday April 29, 12-5 pm
Where: The College of New Rochelle, 29 Castle Place, New Rochelle

What: Spring Fest
Why: All ages will love the bounce houses, petting zoo, crafts and family races.
When: Sunday April 29, 12:30-4:30 pm
Where: Andrus on Hudson, 185 Old Broadway, Hastings on Hudson

What: The Taylor Swift Experience
Why: Swifties: Step inside the life of the hugely popular singer, who hand-picked personal photos, videos and lyrics for display.
When: Open daily, 11 am-6 pm
Where: GRAMMY Museum Experience, Prudential Center, 165 Mulberry Street, Newark

Upcoming:

What
: Family Fun Night
Why: Everyone in the fam can enjoy bounce houses, bingo and sports.
When: Friday May 4, 6-8:30 pm
Where: JTS Community Center, 115 Torne Valley Road, Hillburn

What: Rockland Friendship Walk
Why: A mile walk for special needs kids followed by a friendship fair filled with video games, rides and gaga.
When: Sunday May 6, 12 pm, fair begins at 1:30 pm
Where: RCC Fieldhouse, 145 College Road, Suffern

What: Munchkin Monday: Mad Science
Why: Preschool science experiments, from weather discoveries to nature and worms.
When: Monday May 7, 11 am-12 pm
Where: Palisades Center, 1000 Palisades Center Drive, West Nyack