Hello Moms! I know your admiring the springtime blossoms around Rockland County as I am! I’m relishing in the sunshine while playing with the kids in the yard and getting some much needed stroller walks while taking in these beautiful blooms all around us. Mothers Day is May 10 – that means nows the time for gifts ideas and lets be honest; hints & maybe requests 😉 Im keeping my eyes out for family fun events around our lovely hudson valley towns – Check out what there is to do! ~Alicia~
Thursday April 30 3:30 – 6pm Annual Community Health Fair
85 Depew Ave Nyack NY
Free prizes! Free for all! Fun for everyone!! Educational exhibits, Fire & health safety, Posion prevention, Eat smart and more!
Friday May 1st – 10:30a – 11am & 1:30-2pm – Little Bear film & Craft (FREE)
Rose Memorial Library: 79 East Main Street
Stony Point, NY 10980 rosememoriallibrary.org
Preschoolers will enjoy watching this classic, followed by a fun and simple craft for that special someone on Mother’s Day.
May 1 – 31 Friday- Sunday 8pm – 10pm: Lightscapes 2015
Van Cortlandt Manor
525 South Riverside Ave, Croton-on-Hudson
TIcket times vary by evening. Tickets Adults, $16, Children 3-17. $12 firstname.lastname@example.org or call 914-366-6900.
The creators of the Great Jack O’Lantern Blaze present an EXCITING NEW experience: An immersive journey into a springtime garden fantasy featuring colorful creatures and fantastic flowers!
Van Cortlandt Manor springs to life during this incredible nighttime display of sculpture, light, sound, and special effects. LIGHTSCAPES is an elegantly enchanting evening event featuring all-original sculpture designed and hand-made on site. We have a GIVEAWAY for 4 tickets going on too!
Saturday, May 2 – 7:30 pm -9pm Spring Peeper Hunt (FREE)
The Nature Place Day Camp: 307 Hungry Hollow Rd Chestnut Ridge
Dress in your boots, bring your flashlights and a sense of adventure, search for these tiny frogs by following the loud “peep”.
Saturday, May 2nd and Sunday May 3rd 11am – Storytime (FREE)
Barnes & Noble at Pallisades Center
Saturday May 2nd 11 am – 3pm -The Spring Farm Dance
Green Meadow Waldorf School: 307 Hungry Hollow Rd. Chestnut Ridge
Love music and lively dancing by “The foot & fiddle dance company”. Kids games & activities, pony rides, food, face painting, races, baby animals and more!
Saturday & Sunday May 2nd & 3rd Spring into Action Food Drive
Please come and support local pantries and feeding programs with your donations.
Saturday May 2: Brid’s Closet’s 8th Annual Beltane Festival 9am – 6pm
10 Sweet Clover Rd
Come celebrate Spring and the warming weather. Brid’s Closet will be hosting it’s 8th Annual Beltane festival at the amazing Palaia Vineyards! This is a wonderful, family friendly event that all can enjoy. There will be live music, workshops, stands from many fine local vendors, and of course a May Pole! Palaia Vineyards will also be selling their amazing selection of wine and mead. Grab the whole family and come check out this unique and fun event! Feel free to dress in your creative/Renaissance best! Admission is $20 per adult, parking included. Kids 12 and under go free!
Saturday May 2 2pm-4pm: Rapunzel! Rapunzel!
Tarrytown Music Hall: www.tarrytownmusichall.org for tickets ($23-$35)
A musci hall / music without borders co-presentation of this charming new musical.
Saturday May 2 10am – 4:30pm – Sheep Shearing
Bergan County Zoological Park: 216 Forest Ave. Paramus, NJ
Children of all ages are invited to see the sheep get their yearly haircuts.. Enjoy sheep and farm stores, learn how to knit, crochet, spin wool and weave. $8 adults/ $5 kids 3-17. co.bergen.nj.us
Sunday, May 3 10am – 4pm: Pearl River Hook & Ladder Craft Fair/Flea Market
Central Ave Field, Pearl River NY
Sunday, May 3 1pm and 4pm : Berenstain Bears Live
Bergen Performing Arts Center: 30 North Van Brunt Street Bergen, NJ. Tickets $14-$29 bergenpac.org. The musical brings everyone’s favorite bear family to life in a thrilling theatrical experience that kids as well as their parents will treasure for many years to come.
Sunday, May 3 – 10am: Totally Toads
Hudson Highlands Nature Museum Outdoor Discovery Center: Muser Drive Cornwall
Childern (ages 5 & oder) will learn about toad habits and habitats. Enjoy a short hike to seek out these amphibians of the forest, then craft a fun “toad abode” to take home. hhnaturemuseum.org
Tuesday, May 5th – 6pm Wee Craft Together ( FREE)
Haverstraw Kings Daughters Public Library: 10 W Ramapo Rd Garnerville
Preschoolers along w/ caregiver are invited to make a fun, simple craft. Registration required. hkdpl.org