A beautiful tradition is blooming again at the New York Botanical Garden. Step inside the Enid A. Haupt Conservatory to see mesmerizing tropical orchids in displays that pay homage to Singapore’s achievements in orchid cultivation and conservation as well as garden design.
Extra! Extra! Direct from Broadway comes the smash-hit musical based on Disney’s 1992 film. This defiant tale of feisty kids making a difference is a high-energy explosion of song and dance.
The largest year-round farmers’ market in Westchester is back at its outdoor location. With over 50 vendors selling a variety of foods and other goods, you can always discover something new or find returning favorites. Plus, enjoy live music, kids’ events and more.
All aboard for a special day with everyone’s favorite engine! Meet Thomas the Tank Engine and go on a short ride, plus meet Sir Topham Hatt and Percy the Small Green Engine. The Day Out also includes carnival rides, face painting, storytelling, music and magic shows, a petting zoo and more!
The new exhibit will amaze visitors as they journey through nine galleries breathtakingly eye-to-eye with sharks, rays and hundreds of species of ocean wildlife. As you explore the exhibit, the wondrous world deep below the ocean surface is revealed, whether it is in the Coral Reef Tunnel, The New York Bight or the dark and mysterious Hudson Canyon’s Edge with large sand tiger sharks, sandbar …
Did you know the man who brought us the classic children’s story "Corduroy" also had a long career as an artist who documented New York? In this exhibition, see Don Freeman’s wonderful interpretations of the city through drawings, paintings, publications and prints, plus enjoy his original studies and sketches of Corduroy and other characters.
Spring into gardening by sowing seeds, digging and watering. Explore the Edible Academy’s soil and learn more about compost with its wild, wiggly worms, plus take home worm castings for your home garden.
It’s the ultimate celebration of the new "The LEGO® Movie™ 2"! Join Emmet, Wyldstyle and the gang for awesome building activities, out-of-this-world character experiences, interactive photo opportunities and more!
Art and nature exist in harmony on the grounds of PepsiCo’s headquarters, and now the beautiful Sculpture Gardens are open to the public for the season. Marvel at more than three dozen works by major twentieth century artists as you walk through the carefully tended landscape.
Forget what you think you know about the King of the Dinosaurs. This special exhibition explores the full tyrannosaur story with life-sized reconstructions at various life stages, real fossils and casts, large-scale video projections, hands-on interactives and an exhilarating virtual reality experience that lets visitors work in a group to assemble a T. rex skeleton.
A giant baa-sh celebrating spring! See sheep being sheared and help herd them out to pasture for the season. Take part in cooking activities and watch farm demonstrations, plus enjoy fiber arts crafts, live music and much more. The Fest is a fundraiser to support Stone Barns Center’s mission to create a healthy and sustainable food system that benefits us all. Held rain or shine.
Discover bulbs and buds as they wake up and seeds sprout. Search for plants and animals in the Children’s Garden as they grow and change through the season. Make a seed sprouting tape to plant at home and design a button that proclaims why you love plants.
Kick it into high gear at this annual New York tradition featuring hundreds of the latest and greatest cars and trucks. Kids can take the wheel in the displays, plus there are giveaways and other activities.
A roaring good time is back at the Bronx Zoo! Take the biggest, most realistic dinosaur ride in America to see 40 life-size animatronic dinos. Learn about species such as T-Rex and Spinosaurus and connections between animals at the zoo and their prehistoric predecessors. Plus, visit the fossil dig area, take photos and more.
A day to celebrate spring and the blooming of the 100 cherry trees planted along the riverfront walkway in Peekskill. Kids can enjoy bouncy castles, face painting, candle making, flower pot painting, a scavenger hunt and more. Hosted by the Rotary Club of Peekskill.
Time to get back outdoors! Visit this 500-acre outdoor museum and experience large-scale sculpture under open sky. A beautiful place to appreciate both art and nature.
Go on a journey around the globe to meet remarkable dogs that save lives and to discover the powerful bond they share with their human partners.
From superheroes to "Star Wars" characters, come in costume and celebrate all things pop culture! The White Plains ComicFest is the fastest growing ComicFest in New York, featuring comics, special guests, independent artists, cosplay, video games, face painting, button making and more. Presented by The White Plains Cares Coalition.
A fun new musical that puts the spotlight on STEM! Rosie Revere and her friends Iggy Peck, Architect and Ada Twist, Scientist must save the day with engineering prowess and problem-solving skills when a class trip takes an unexpected turn. A TheatreWorks USA production based on the book series by Andrea Beaty.
Meet in the Book Nook for a kindness-themed book reading and discussion followed by an art-educator led good deed project. Club meets every fourth Saturday of the month.
Drop in and make a different craft every week. Materials and templates provided.
A party for Mother Earth! Get in on the fun with all kinds of activities, including meeting live animals, storytelling and puppetry, live music, interactive games, hay rides and more. Check website for full activity list.
Get a bird’s-eye view of Wave Hill! Kids don harnesses and hardhats and ascend into the canopy of an old black cherry tree. Arborists are on hand to assist and answer questions about trees throughout the garden. Arbor Weekend event.
Performing songs created by the most iconic musicians in rock history, The Rock and Roll Playhouse band offers children games, movement, stories and an opportunity to rock out and explore their creativity. Come play to the classic music of Ziggy Stardust.
Make a decorative burlap sampler featuring a fish and a variety of decorative borders. Children may also choose to make an initial sampler instead. The program includes a daytime viewing of the exhibition "A Stitch in Time: Needlework from Westchester, 1774 to the Present."
Play with clay while spending quality time together as a family. Professional ceramic artists guide these themed weekly hand-building projects. No previous experience necessary! Projects will be glazed and fired and available for pick up 2 to 3 weeks after class.
Design an expressive planter to grow a potted plant, modeled after the colorful sculpture of Maria Nepomuceno. Take it home and watch your art flourish!
As spring begins to settle in, ponds come to life! Be prepared to get dirty as a naturalist accompanies you to one of the Center’s many bodies of water with dip nets in tow. Sort through the muck in hopes of finding fairy shrimp, tadpoles and even salamanders!
The classic story by E. B. White comes to life in this merry musical which mixes gorgeous, child-size puppets with live actors.