The Best Things to Do in Rockland County and Beyond…
Events Not To Miss:
Why: Nature walks, birds, live music and food.
When: Saturday February 9, 9 am-4 pm
Where: Croton Point Park, 1 Croton Point Ave., Croton-On-Hudson
What: Valentine’s Day Session
Why: Get in the Valentine’s spirit making chocolate bars and creative wrappers.
When: Saturday February 9, 11 am-12 pm, $16
Where: Chocolatier Matisse, 32 Orangetown Shopping Center, Orangeburg
What: Kids’ Book Hangout
Why: Games and activities, and book swag for your budding reader.
When: Saturday February 9, 2 pm
Where: Barnes & Noble, 140 Rockland Plaza, Nanuet
What: My Dear Valentine: Kids Craft Workshop
Why: Bring your little sweetheart to make unique Valentine’s Day cards and learn about the holiday.
When: Sunday February 10, 1:30-4:30 pm
Where: Historical Society of Rockland County, 20 Zukor Rd., New City
What: Munchkin Monday With Build-A-Bear
Why: Kids have a bear-y fun Valentine’s Day making a new furry friend.
When: Monday February 11, 11 am-12 pm
Where: Palisades Center, 1000 Palisades Center Dr., West Nyack
What: Slime for Your Valentine
Why: Bounce then whip up some heart-shaped slime.
When: Wednesday February 13, 5-6:45 pm
Where: BounceU, 424 Market St., Nanuet
What: Glaze Storytime
Why: Break out the paintbrush for storytime and related pottery project.
When: Mondays at 11:30
Where: Glaze Potter & 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: Lunar New Year Celebration
Why: Celebrate the Year of the Pig with live performances and promos.
When: Saturday February 9, 11 am-1 pm
Where: Westfield Garden State Plaza, One Garden State Plaza Blvd., Paramus
What: Lunar New Year 2019
Why: Check out family friendly performances including a Lion Dance, martial arts demo and theater.
When: Saturday February 9, 2-3:15 pm
Where: Brookfield Place, Winter Garden, 230 Vesey St., NYC
What: Lunar New Year Festival: Year of the Pig
Why: An all-day celebration with parade, Sesame Street puppeteers, art and more.
When: Saturday February 9, 11 am-5 pm,
Where: The Met, 1000 Fifth Ave., NYC
What: Family Day: Moon Over Manhattan! Celebrate Lunar New Year
Why: Celebrate the Year of the Pig with Lion Dances, Kung Fu demonstrations, and arts and crafts.
When: Saturday February 9, 1-5 pm, members/$7, non-members/$12
Where: Asia Society, 725 Park Ave., NYC
What: National Girls & Women in Sports Day Celebration: She’s on Point
Why: Sports, art, challenges and more fun to show girl power.
When: Saturday February 9, 11 am-3 pm
Where: Hansborough Recreation Center, 35 W. 134 St., NYC
What: Tappin’ The Trees
Why: Tap a tree and sample syrup.
When: Sunday February 10, 1:30-3 pm
Where: Muscoot Park, 51 Route 100, Katonah
What: China Institute’s New Year Family Festival
Why: Get a taste of Chinese culture making dumplings and lanterns, plus face painting, games and treats.
When: Sunday February 10, 11 am-3 pm
Where: China Institute, 100 Washington St., 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: New Moms Circle Support Group
Why: Bring your little one to meet other new moms and get support and info.
When: Saturday February 16, 11 am-12:15 pm, pre-registration required
Where: Montefiore Nyack Hospital, Prenatal Center, 258 High Street, Nyack
What: Milk and Cookies Playhouse Dan Zanes With Claudia Eliaza
Why: Get ready to sing, dance and laugh at this sensory-friendly show.
When: Sunday February 17, 2 pm
Where: Rittershausen Theater, 131 North Midland Ave., Nyack