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Holiday Art Workshop in Mamaroneck

Let your young one explore their creative side and send them down to the Stephen E. Johnston Beach Pavilion for winter holiday ornament crafting with friends. All the crafts your child creates will be sent home. Participants will be instructed by an experienced art teacher.
Dates: 
12/15/2018
10 am - 1 pm
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Organization:

Village of Mamaroneck

Location:

123 Mamaroneck Ave
Mamaroneck, NY, 10543
United States

Phone:

(914) 777-7700

Performance Opportunity in New Rochelle

Children are invited to Perform in Chiara Ajkun’s Sleeping Beauty, in spring 2019.
Dates: 
03/09/2019
03/16/2019
03/23/2019
11:00 am - 2:00 pm and 7:00 pm
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Location:

270 Centre Avenue
New Rochelle, NY, 10805
United States

Phone:

(864) 420-6150

A Magical Cirque Christmas at The Palace

A holiday entertainment blockbuster set to dazzle audiences of all ages. Featuring the best talent from around the globe, A Magical Cirque Christmas has it all – jaw-dropping magic, breathtaking circus acts, and the most angelic voices singing your favorite Christmas carols with incredible live musicians on stage. Be transported to the golden age of entertainment by the mind-blowing talents, stunning costumes, comedy and more.
Dates: 
12/22/2018
8 PM
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Location:

61 Atlantic Street Palace Theater
Stamford, CT, 06901
United States

Phone:

(203) 325-4466 (Box Office)

Book signing at Scattered Books

Scarsdale resident Jill Mangel Weisfeld will be signing her book, “Riley the Retriever Wants A New Job” at Scattered Books! Meet Jill and get yourself a signed copy on December 15th from 12-2.
Dates: 
12/15/2018
12 pm - 2 pm
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Organization:

Scattered Books

Location:

29 King Street
Chappaqua, NY, 10514
United States

Phone:

915-529-8013

HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE at Queens County Farm Museum

Warm up by the fireplaces of the decorated Adriance Farmhouse at this celebrated annual event. Take a tour of this historic landmark building and enjoy seasonal kids' crafts and hot mulled cider throughout the afternoon!
Dates: 
12/26/2018
12/27/2018
12/28/2018
12 pm – 4 pm
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Location:

73-50 Little Neck Parkway
Floral Park, NY, 11004-1129
United States

Phone:

(718) 347-3276

Santa's Railyard at the Danbury Railway Museum

Ride a vintage train to Santa's toyland! Includes: Train ride in our railyard, Free gift for children, Visit with Santa in Toyland, Exhibits in restored 1903 station and railyard, operating layouts, and displays, Coloring station, temporary tattoos, and more!
Dates: 
12/15/2018
12/16/2018
varies, see below
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Location:

120 White Street
Danbury, CT, 06813
United States

Phone:

203-778-8337

NYACK WINTER FARMERS’ MARKET

The Farmer’s Market in Nyack is year-round in Nyack. From December through March, every Thursday from 8 am – 2 pm, we operate at the Nyack Center located at 58 Depew Avenue at the Corner of South Broadway. From April through November, we are located in Nyack’s main municipal parking lot.
Dates: 
12/13/2018
12/20/2018
12/27/2018
8 AM - 2 PM
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Location:

Nyack Center
58 Depew Ave
Nyack, NY, 10960
United States

Phone:

(845) 353-2221

FUN WITH FAKE SNOW at The Lewisboro Library

We'll have a snack, read a book then make our own powdery precipitation!
Dates: 
12/14/2018
1:00 pm
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Location:

15 Main Street P.O. Box 477
South Salem, NY, 10590
United States

Phone:

(914) 763-3857

Disney's Beauty & the Beast

We invite you to "Be Our Guest" as this beloved Disney classic comes to life on stage!
Dates: 
12/21/2018
12/22/2018
12/23/2018
2:00PM & 7:00PM
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Location:

White Plains Performing Arts Center
11 City Place
White Plains, NY, 10601
United States

Phone:

914.328.1600

NY Christmas Lights- Westchester

We believe that we have the best Christmas light display in New York. Come on out and enjoy our Computerized Christmas light and music display and discover it for yourself and your family. This year we have over 10,000 lights on 144 channels synchronized to music. This will be our tenth year of using computer controlled lights and we hope to expand it more every year. There are four homes as part of the show this year.
Dates: 
12/13/2018
12/14/2018
12/15/2018
5:30 pm – 11 pm 7 days a week
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Location:

21 N. Kensico Avenue
White Plains, NY, 10603
United States

Santa's Pizza Party at Central Stage

What's better than putting out milk and cookies for Santa? How about Santa eating pizza and ice cream with your child! Join us, at CENTRAL STAGE Westchester's newest event venue, for our first annual “Pizza Party Party with Santa”. Central Stage is located at 2361B central park avenue in Yonkers (across from Kohl's shopping center). Santa’s pizza party is from 11am-2pm on December 15th. The fun includes face painting, balloon artist, and Santa’s sing-along. Tickets must be bought in advance. Tickets are $10 for kids and $15 for adults. So make sure to bring your camera and join us as we make holiday memories together!
Dates: 
12/15/2018
11 am - 2 pm
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Location:

Central Stage
2361 Central Park Avenue
Yonkers, NY, 10710
United States

Phone:

(914) 346-8000

White Plains New Year's Eve Family Spectacular

New Year's Eve Celebration featuring music, entertainment and fireworks. Street to be Closed - Mamaroneck Avenue from Main Street to Martine, Main Street from Dr. Martin Luther King Blvd. to North Broadway, Dr. Martin Luther King Blvd. from Quarropas Street to Main Street, Court Street from Martine Avenue to Main St. and Martine Avenue from Mamaroneck to South Lexington Ave.
Dates: 
12/31/2018
10 pm - 12:30 am
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Organization:

City of White Plains

Location:

255 Main Street
White Plains, NY, 10601
United States

Phone:

914.422.1336

Storytime with Riley at Scarsdale Public Library

Come to the Library Loft and hear author, Jill Mangel Weisfeld, read her new book Riley the Retriever Wants a New Job. All Ages. After the story and Q&A, stay with Jill to pet and play with Riley! Books will be available for purchase and signing. Registration is not required.
Dates: 
12/18/2018
4 pm
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Location:

54 Olmsted Road
Scarsdale, NY, 10583
United States

Phone:

(914) 722-1300

METEOR GAZING at Outdoor Discovery Center

Join us for the Geminid meteor shower! The Geminids occur every December and is one of the brightest meteor showers of the year.
Dates: 
12/15/2018
6pm – 7:30pm
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Location:

Outdoor Discovery Center
Muser Drive across from 174 Angola Road
Cornwall, NY, 12518
United States

Phone:

845-534-5506

Holiday Break Camp at Westmoreland Sanctuary

The holidays are a great time of the year, but we hope to make it even better for your child. Have them take a break from their newly acquired toys and games and bring them to Westmoreland for some nature-based learning and fun. 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Open to all ages
Dates: 
12/27/2018
12/28/2018
12/29/2018
9 am - 3 pm
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Location:

260 Chestnut Ridge Road
Mount Kisco, NY, 10549
United States

Phone:

914-666-8448

Connecticut Ballet presents 'The Nutcracker' at The Palace

Connecticut Ballet’s annual production is a staple of holiday entertainment in our region. Join Clara Stahlbaum as she travels with her Uncle Drosselmeyer thru the Land of the Snowflakes to the Land of the Sweets and back. Along the way, she meets exciting characters danced by the professional corps de ballets and finally, the Sugar Plum Fairy and Her Cavalier danced by guest stars from American Ballet Theatre and New York City Ballet.
Dates: 
12/15/2018
12/16/2018
1:00 pm and 5:00 pm
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Location:

The Palace Theatre in Stamford, CT
61 Atlantic Street
Stamford, CT, 06901
United States

Phone:

(203) 325-4466

KATONAH ART CENTER OPEN HOUSE

All ages! Come create art with us, and meet our instructors on Jan. 5th from 1:30-3:30pm! Light refreshments will be served. New Location in 40 Radio Circle Mt. Kisco!
Dates: 
01/05/2019
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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Organization:

Katonah Art Center

Location:

40 Radio Circle Drive
Mt Kisco, NY, 10549
United States

Phone:

9142324843

Train Show at Greenburgh Nature Center

Yonkers Model Railroad Club presents a display of model trains. Members of the club will be on-site to answer questions. Fee: Members Free, Non-members Adults $10, Seniors/Students $9, Children (ages 2-12) $8, Children under 2 Free. Includes admission to all Manor House exhibits
Dates: 
12/15/2018
12/16/2018
10 am - 4 pm
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Location:

99 Dromore Road
Scarsdale, NY, 10583
United States

Phone:

914-723-3470

CODING WITH OZOBOTS at The Lewisboro Library

Using the coding language Ozoblockly, we'll program the Library's Ozobot Evos - the little robots with personality.
Dates: 
12/27/2018
2:00 pm
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Location:

15 Main Street P.O. Box 477
South Salem, NY, 10590
United States

Phone:

(914) 763-3857

5th Annual Westchester Winter Wonderland with Tree Lighting Celebration

Westchester's Winter Wonderland runs Friday, November 23 through Monday, December 31. This one-of-a-kind holiday experience features an exciting lineup of entertainment and activities for all ages, including the new FUNderland Village, the Santa Experience, unlimited skating on its outdoor ice rink, the Winter Wonderland Holiday Circus, nightly magic shows, favorite holiday rides, fantastic local food trucks and more. Proceeds from this event benefit WPF and allow the organization to further its mission to advocate for and invest in the preservation, conservation, use and enjoyment of the 18,000 acres of parks, trails and open spaces within the Westchester County Parks system.
Dates: 
12/13/2018
12/14/2018
12/15/2018
Thursdays: 5pm-9pm Fridays: 5pm-10pm Saturdays: 5pm-10pm Sundays: 5pm- 9pm New Year’s Eve: 5pm-9pm
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Location:

Kensico Dam Plaza
1 Bronx River Parkway
Valhalla, NY, 10595
United States

Phone:

914-231-4600