The Best Things to Do in Rockland County and Beyond…
Events Not To Miss:
What: Family Movie Night
Why: Check out Rock Dog for a family night out.
When: Friday July 6, 8-9:30 pm
Where: Dennis P. McHugh Piermont Public Library, 25 Flywheel Park West, Piermont
What: Fishing Game
Why: Kids build and decorate a fishing game in this hands-on workshop.
When: Saturday July 7, 9 am-12 pm
Where: Home Depot, 43 Hutton Avenue, Nanuet
What: Nyack Famous Street Fair
Why: Hundreds of vendors for you, plus rides and activities for tons of smiles from the kids.
When: Sunday July 8, 10 am-5 pm
Where: Downtown Main Street & Broadway, Nyack
What: Train Station Sundays
Why: Bring your train-enthusiast and learn about the town’s history at this newly renovated museum.
When: Sunday July 8, 12-3 pm
Where: Piermont Train Station, 50 Ash Street, Piermont
What: Munchkin Monday: Bossy Frog
Why: Put on your dancing shoes for the summer concert series.
When: Monday July 9, 11 am-12 pm
Where: Palisades Center, East Court, 1000 Palisades Center Drive, West Nyack
What: Glaze Storytime
Why: Ages 3-5 hone their artist skills painting pottery related to a storytime book.
When: Mondays, 11:30 am
Where: Glaze Art Studio, 34 Orangetown Shopping Center, Orangeburg
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: Sing and The Peanuts Movie.
When: Tuesday July 10-Wednesday July 11, 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, Shrinky Dink Keychains.
When: Wednesdays through August 1, 1-3 pm
Where: A.C. Moore, Rockland Center, 165 Rockland Center, Nanuet
What: Classic Car Night
Why: Stroll, shop and see hudreds of rare and vintage cars.
When: Thursday July 12, 5 pm
Where: Main Street, Nyack
More Things to Do in Rockland County and Beyond.….
What: Meadowlands State Fair
Why: Over 100 rides, shows and games to entertain the whole family.
When: Open through Sunday July 8, check schedule for hours., ticket price varies depending on day
Where: State Fair Meadowlands, 1 MetLife Stadium Drive, East Rutherford
What: Hudson Valley Hot-Air Balloon Festival
Why: Go up up and away in a hot-air balloon ride, plus games, entertainment and food.
When: Friday July 6, 4-9:30 pm, Saturday July 7, 12-9:30 pm, Sunday July 8, 12-8 pm
Where: Dutchess County Fairgrounds, 6550 Spring Brook Avenue, Rhinebeck
What: Pirate Quest
Why: Hunt for treasure and keep a look out for pirates in this digital game.
When: Saturdays starting July 7-August 25, 10 am-2 pm, kids/ $6, adults/$12
Where: Philipsburg Manor, 381 N Broadway, Sleepy Hollow, NY
What: Brick Fest Live LEGO Fan Experience
Why: Hands-on activities for LEGO enthusiasts from a glow gallery to LEGO video games.
When: Saturday July 7-Sunday July 8, 10 am-5 pm
Where: Meadowlands Expo Center, 355 Plaza Drive, Secaucus
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: Family Fun Saturdays at CURB
Why: Enjoy nature-themed arts and crafts, then catch creatures in the river.
When: Saturdays through October, 11 am-3 pm, registration required
Where: Center for the Urban River, 35 Alexander Street, Yonkers
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: Andrew Dice Clay Live in Concert
Why: The comedian brings the laughs for the perfect adult night out.
When: Tuesday July 10, 8 pm
Where: Bergen PAC, 30 North Van Brunt Street, Englewood
What: Mad Science Presents Crayola Artists Passport Camp
Why: This week, kids explore Africa through science and art.
When: Wednesday July 11, 10-11 am, $10
Where: Westfield Garden State Plaza, One Garden State Plaza, Paramus
What: Summer of Magic
Why: Magical displays, family activities and a David Copperfield exhibit.
When: Open through Sunday September 16
Where: New-York Historical Society Museum & Library, 170 Central Park West at Richard Gilder Way, NYC
What: Summer Fest 2018
Why: Take a shopping break to enjoy storytime, fitness classes and music.
When: Activities through August, check schedule for exact times and days.
Where: Cross County Shopping Center, 8000 Mall Walk, Yonkers
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: July Fair at the Shops at Nanuet
Why: Shop and enjoy food trucks and family fun.
When: Friday July 13, 5-10 pm, Saturday July 14-Sunday July 15, 1-10 pm
Where: The Shops at Nanuet, 5101 Fashion Drive, Nanuet
What: Rockland GAA Festival Weekend
Why: Gaelic games, music, food and fun.
When: Saturday July 14-Sunday July 15, 9 am-11 pm
Where: Rockland GAA, 160 Old Orangeburg Road, Orangeburg