The Best Things to Do in Rockland County and Beyond…
Events Not To Miss:
What: Speechless: A Night of Magic and Comedy
Why: The Magic Guys bring the lols mixed with fast-action illusions.
When: Friday January 25, 7 pm
Where: Dave & Buster’s, 4661 Palisades Center Dr., West Nyack
What: Kids Club Thumbprint Snow Scene
Why: Snow scene craft for them, shopping for you.
When: Saturday January 26, 10 am-12 pm
Where: Michael’s, 14A Spring Valley Marketplace, Spring Valley
What: Barnes & Noble Puzzle Party
Why: Celebrate National Puzzle month with crosswords, a puzzle tournament and jigsaw puzzles.
When: Saturday January 26, 2 pm
Where: Barnes & Noble, 140 Rockland Plaza, Nanuet
What: Candy Jar Session
Why: Put your creative touch on a candy jar the dip and decorate chocolatey treats.
When: Sunday January 27, 2-3:45, $20, register at 845-365-0285
Where: Chocolatier Matisse, 32 Orangetown Shopping Center, Orangeburg
What: Munchkin Monday at Palisades
Why: Little ones enjoy a FREE hour of climbing on the mini ropes course.
When: Monday January 28, 11 am-12 pm
Where: Palisades Center, 4590 Palisades Center Dr., Nyack
What: Glaze Storytime
Why: Break out the paintbrush for storytime and related pottery project.
When: Mondays at 11:30, $20
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: The Science of Snowflakes
Why: Study snowflakes then make your own.
When: Saturday January 26, 1 pm
Where: Rye Nature Center, 873 Boston Post Rd., Rye
What: Winter Jam
Why: Have snow much fun in Manhattan learning to ski, sledding and more winter sports fun.
When: Saturday January 26, 11 am-3 pm
Where: Central Park, Bandshell Area, 72nd St., NYC
What: Big Apple Circus
Why: Amazing acrobatics, juggling and animals to make you flip.
When: Now through Sunday January 27, check schedule for times, $29-$175
Where: Damrosch Park, Lincoln Center, 60 Lincoln Center Plaza, NYC
What: The Great Westchester Train & Toy Show
Why: Tons of toys, trains and tracks.
When: Sunday January 27, 9 am-3 pm
Where: 198 Central Ave., White Plains
What: Telltale Tracks
Why: Take a winter walk tracking down animal footprints, then make a track shirt.
When: Sunday January 27, 10 am
Where: Hudson Highlands Nature Museum, Outdoor Discovery Center, 120 Muser Dr., Cornwall
What: Ridgewood Restaurant Week
Why: Dine in or out and enjoy a delish 3-course meal at a hot spot in Ridgewood.
When: Sunday January 27-Thursday January 31, $30.19 for 3-course prix-fixe menu.
Where: Participating restaurants, Ridgewood
What: NYC Restaurant Week
Why: Forget cooking and visit one of hundreds of restaurants ready to please your palate.
When: Now through Friday February 8, two-course lunch/$26, three-course dinner/$42
Where: Participating restaurants, NYC
What: 17th Annual Holiday Train Show
Why: A dazzling display of model trains that travels from NYC to the North Pole.
When: Now through Sunday February 3, Monday-Friday 8 am-8 pm, Saturday-Sunday, 10 am-6 pm
Where: New York Transit Museum Gallery & Store, 89 East 42nd St., NYC
What: Mickey: The True Original Exhibition
Why: Show some love to the original Disney icon with over 16,000 square feet of Mickey paraphernalia, art and history.
When: Open now through Sunday February 10, 10 am-8 pm
Where: 60 10th Ave., 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: Heart Candy Box
Why: Kids make a super sweet heart-shaped box in time for Valentine’s Day.
When: Saturday February 2, 9 am-12 pm
Where: Home Depot, 43 Hutton Ave., Nanuet