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John Jay Homestead State Historic Site | 400 Jay Street, Katonah
Website: | Phone: (914) 232-5651 | Cost: $10/8/0

Saturdays, 11:30 am – 12 pm

Designed for families with children 10 & under

Adults $10/ Seniors & Students $8/ Ages 12 & under & Members FREE

What was life like 200 years ago? Compare your everyday life with the way the Jay family lived in the early 1800s. This 25-minute tour of the historic house, designed  will focus on the lack of modern conveniences and its impact on everyday life through examining objects such as chamber pots and open-hearth toasters.

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The number of tickets available for each tour is strictly limited. We strongly recommend you purchase your tickets in advance. Please note that all members of your party are required to have a ticket for admittance, even if there is no fee associated with their ticket. Tickets are transferable, but not refundable.

We recommend that you arrive 15 to 20 minutes in advance of your tour to watch our orientation video shown in the Glass Porch of the Historic House Museum. Tours leave promptly as scheduled. You may not join a tour once it is in progress.

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KATONAH - Historic House Tour for Families @ John Hay Homestead State Historic Site
Trailside Nature Museum | 11 Reservation Rd. , Cross River
Website: | Phone: (914) 864-7322 | Cost:

Saturday, April 11, 2020

1 – 2 pm

Best intended for ages 5-8.

Join us for an introduction to the world of birding! We’ll learn how to use binoculars, the basics of bird identification and how to bring the fun of birding into your own backyard. Binoculars will be provided.

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CROSS RIVER - Beginner Birding for Kids @ Trailside Nature Museum at Ward Pound Ridge Reservation
Edward Hopper House Museum and Study Center | 82 North Broadway, Nyack
Website: | Phone: 845-358-0774 | Cost: FREE

Saturdays & Sundays

1 – 3 pm

For ALL AGES

FREE*

The Edward Hopper House offers ongoing family art workshops related to the artwork on display in the main gallery. Filling a gap in arts education in public schools, this workshop program gives families immediate access to high quality art, offering deeper insights into the exhibitions and local history presented at the Edward Hopper House.

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* Hop Into Art is FREE* with the accompanying guardians’ admission to the House. (This is not a drop-off event.) ​* Attending FAMILY members ALSO receive free admission to the House if their child is enrolled in one of partnering districts:

– Clarkstown South
– Nanuet
– North Rockland
– Nyack
– Orangetown South
– Sleepy Hollow
and non profit member schools: Blue Rock and Dwight Englewood

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NYACK - FREE! Hop into Art Family Workshop @ The Edward Hopper House Museum and Study Center
Renaissance Kids | 1343 Route 44, Pleasant Valley
Website: | Phone: 845-452-4225 | Cost: $12-20/class

Fridays 4 – 5:30 pm or Saturdays 1 – 2:30 pm

For ages 9 – 16

$60/month or $20/class + yearly registration, includes materials.

Here is an opportunity for students to explore, learn, and have fun.  This workshop will enable students to experiment with drawing, painting, sculpture, printmaking, collage, mosaic, weaving, by using a variety of materials and techniques.  Emphasis will be on developing specific skills, including drawing from life, composition, use of color, use of form and shadows, and perspective.  Demonstrations as well as individual guidance will be provided to help develop confidence and encourage individual ideas and expression.

REGISTRATION REQUIRED and is ONGOING

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PLEASANT VALLEY - Artist's Workshop (Ages 9-16) @ Renaissance Kids
Hudson River Museum | 511 Warburton Avenue, Yonkers
Website: | Phone: (914) 963-4550 | Cost: $8/5/4/0

Saturdays & Sundays, 1 – 4 pm:

Family Studio: Art

Family Studio: Art gives our youngest visitors the chance to roll up their sleeves and make art. Projects, which change monthly, are designed by Teaching Artists-in-Resident and led by HRM Junior Docents.

Family Studio: Science

Family Studio: Science extends the impact of our planetarium shows and the Hudson Riverama environmental teaching gallery through hands-on science projects. Projects, which change monthly, are designed by Teaching Scientists-in-Resident and led by HRM Junior Docents.

General Admission
Members Free
Adults $8
Youth (3–18) $4
Seniors (62+) $5
Students (with valid ID) $5
Veterans $5
Children (under 3) Free
Unless otherwise noted, all events & programs are free with general admission.

+ Planetarium Tickets
Members Free
Adults + $5
Youth (3–18) + $3
Seniors (62+) + $4
Students (with valid ID) + $4
Veterans + $4
Children (under 3) Free
Tickets to planetarium shows are not included in general admission and must be purchased separately.

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YONKERS - Family Art & Science Studio @ Hudson River Museum
Wave Hill | W 249th St and Independence Avenue, Bronx
Website: | Phone: (718) 549-3200 | Cost:

Saturdays & Sundays

10 am – 1 pm

FREE & admission to the ground is free until noon.

Admission: $10 Adults/ $6 Students and Seniors 65+/ $4 Children 6+ / Free to Members and children under 6

Explore the gardens and make nature-inspired creations each Saturday and Sunday morning in the Sally & Gilbert Kerlin Learning Center. Artist-led, hands-on workshops incorporating a range of techniques and natural materials introduce families to traditional and contemporary art-making around the world.

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BRONX - FREE Family Art Project @ Wave Hill
Gifted Children, Inc. | 2885 State Route 17k #1, Middletown
Website: | Phone: (845) 200-8552 | Cost: $12/5

Open Play in the Sensory Room

Sundays

Choose 10 – 11:15 am

Ages 0-3,  $5

Ages 4-12,  $12

Play dough, Slime, Finger-painting, Rice & Bean Bin, Water Beads, and more!

REGISTRATION REQUIRED

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MIDDLETOWN - Sensory Play! @ Gifted Children
Stony Kill Foundation | 79 Farmstead Ln , Wappingers Falls
Website: | Phone: | Cost:

Saturdays & Sundays, 11 am – 1 pm

February – November

Stony Kill maintains a working farm housing chickens, cows, pigs, and sheep.  The daily care of the farm animals is done by our Livestock Caretakers.  Each weekend our barn guides give tours to the visiting public.

The Barn is open every Saturday and Sunday, from the beginning of February to the end November with the exception of days on which special events are held and holidays.

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WAPPINGERS FALLS - FREE Open Barn @ Stony Kill
Edward Hopper House Museum and Study Center | 82 North Broadway, Nyack
Website: | Phone: 845-358-0774 | Cost: $10

Second Sundays,  12 – 1 pm

$10 per family, FREE for Household Members (includes admission)

Weekends at the Edward Hopper House offer ongoing family art workshops related to the artwork on display in the main gallery. Our goal is to offer families access to high quality art, and deeper insights into the exhibitions and local history presented at the Edward Hopper House.

Family Open House is the second Sunday of every month from 12-1 pm and is offered along with Hop into Art…so be sure to stick around for our family workshop held EVERY Saturday and Sunday from 1-3 pm.

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NYACK - Family Open House: Watercolor Workshop @ Edward Hopper House
Edward Hopper House Museum and Study Center | 82 North Broadway, Nyack
Website: | Phone: 845-358-0774 | Cost: FREE

Saturdays & Sundays

1 – 3 pm

For ALL AGES

FREE*

The Edward Hopper House offers ongoing family art workshops related to the artwork on display in the main gallery. Filling a gap in arts education in public schools, this workshop program gives families immediate access to high quality art, offering deeper insights into the exhibitions and local history presented at the Edward Hopper House.

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* Hop Into Art is FREE* with the accompanying guardians’ admission to the House. (This is not a drop-off event.) ​* Attending FAMILY members ALSO receive free admission to the House if their child is enrolled in one of partnering districts:

– Clarkstown South
– Nanuet
– North Rockland
– Nyack
– Orangetown South
– Sleepy Hollow
and non profit member schools: Blue Rock and Dwight Englewood

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