Things To Do In Rockland County NY Week of July 19

Lauren Fischer Rockland County

The Best Things to Do in Rockland County and Beyond…

Events Not To Miss:

What: Chestnut Ridge Fire Department Carnival
Why: Support volunteer firefighters with summer carnival fun.
When: Thursday July 19-Friday July 20, 6 pm, Saturday July 21-Sunday July 22, 2 pm
Where: Hugh Grassner Fire Department, 26 Red Schoolhouse Road, Chestnut Ridge

What: Camp Creativity: Slime Friday
Why: It’s slime time as kids make their own.
When: Friday July 20, 10-11 am
Where: Michaels, 14A Spring Valley Marketplace, Spring Valley

What: Irish Heritage Day at Rockland Boulders
Why: Pre-game live music and dancing, post-game green fireworks, and fun in between.
When: Saturday July 21, gates open at 4:30 pm, game starts at 6:30 pm
Where: Palisades Credit Union Park, 1 Palisades Credit Union Park Drive, Pomona

What: Glaze Storytime
Why: Ages 3-5 hone their artistic skills painting pottery related to a storytime book.
When: Mondays, 11:30 am
Where: Glaze Art Studio, 34 Orangetown Shopping Center, Orangeburg

What: Munchkin Monday: Evan Gottfied
Why: Bring your dancing shoes for a kid-friendly concert.
When: Monday July 23, 11 am-12 pm
Where: Palisades Center, 1000 Palisades Center Drive, West Nyack

What: Abrakadoodle Art Studio Pop Up
Why: Let the creative juices flow at this pop up studio for kid artists.
When: Mondays-Thursdays, through August 23, 10 am-1 pm
Where: The Shops at Nanuet, Level 2 by Regal Cinemas, 5101 Fashion Drive, Nanuet

What: Summer Movie Express
Why: Cool off watching $1 movies all summer. This week: The Secret Life of Pets and Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel
When: Tuesday July 24-Wednesday July 25, 10 am, weekly through August
Where: Regal Nanuet Stadium 12 & RPX, 6201 Fashion Drive Nanuet

What: Kids’ Crafternoon
Why: Kids get crafty with this week’s $2 project, a Safari Wreath.
When: Wednesdays through August 1, 1-3 pm
Where: A.C. Moore, Rockland Center, 165 Rockland Center, Nanuet

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

What: The Orange County Family Fair
Why: Tons of rides, monster trucks, a petting zoo and tons more entertainment.
When: Thursday July 12-Saturday July 21, 4-11 pm weekdays, 12-11 pm weekends
Where: 239 Wisner Avenue, Middletown, NY

What: Passport to the World
Why: Travel around the world without leaving the Bronx in this cultural adventure.
When: Open through Sunday August 19, 10 am-5:30 pm (5 pm weekdays)
Where: Bronx Zoo, 2300 Southern Boulevard, Bronx

: Nacho Muthas Taco Festival
Why: Taco time hits the mall with this fiesta filled with a photo station, raffles and plenty of tacos.
When: Saturday July 21, 1-6 pm, $5
Where: Westfield Garden State Plaza Pop Up Event Space (Level 1), Paramus

What: 2018 Kids Rock Summer Fun Day
Why: Build a LEGO creation, play games, indulge in treats, get your face painted and more FREE fun.
When: Saturday July 21, 10 am-2 pm
Where: Rockefeller Plaza, 49th-50th Streets between Fifth and Sixth Avenues, NYC

What: Nacho Muthas Taco Festival
Why: Taco time hits the mall with this fiesta filled with a photo station, raffles and plenty of tacos.
When: Saturday July 21, 1-6 pm, $5
Where: Westfield Garden State Plaza Pop Up Event Space (Level 1), Paramus

What: Summer of Magic: Fortune-Tellers
Why: Will your kids ever sleep through the night? Learn what the future holds with a fortune-teller prediction, as part of the Summer of Magic exhibit.
When: Saturday July 21-Sunday July 22, 12-4 pm, free with admission
Where: New York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West at Richard Gilder Way, NYC

What: Dutchess Dragon Boat Race and Festival
Why: An exciting day of boat races, food, music, games and more fun on the Hudson.
When: Saturday July 21, 9 am
Where: Hudson River Rowing Association, 270 N. Water Street, Poughkeepsie

What: Pirate Quest
Why: Hunt for treasure and keep a look out for pirates in this digital game.
When: Saturdays through August 25, 10 am-2 pm, kids/ $6, adults/$12
Where: Philipsburg Manor, 381 N Broadway, Sleepy Hollow

What: Stone Barns Center Weekend Admission
Why: Farm activities from meeting pigs and bees to collecting eggs.
When: Saturdays and Sundays, 10 am-5 pm
Where: Stone Barns Center for Food & Agriculture, 630 Bedford Road, Pocantico Hills

What: Wildflowers
Why: Frolic from Grasshopper Grover to a field of wildflowers.
When: Sunday July 22, 10 am
Where: Hudson Highlands Nature Museum, Outdoor Discovery Center,

What: Feeding Fun
Why: Meet the animals and come for their mealtime.
When: Sunday July 22, 1-2 pm
Where: Greenburgh Nature Center, 99 Dromore Road, Scarsdale

: Mad Science Presents Crayola Artists Passport Camp
Why: This week, kids explore China through calligraphy and art.
When: Wednesday July 25, 10-11 am, $10
Where: Westfield Garden State Plaza, One Garden State Plaza, Paramus

What: Butterfly Exhibit
Why: Stroll through the meadow and get up close with the butterflies.
When: Open through Sunday August 5, 10 am-3 pm
Where: Greenburgh Nature Center, 99 Dromore Road, Scarsdale

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 through October 19, 11 am-6 pm
Where: GRAMMY Museum Experience, Prudential Center, 165 Mulberry Street, Newark


What: Elks All American Hot Dog Day
Why: Hot dogs and sweets, a bouncy house and clown, fishing contest and more family fun.
When: Saturday July 28, 12-6 pm
Where: Elks Drive, Haverstraw