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Things to Do with Kids in Rockland County this Weekend

Things to Do with Kids in Rockland County this Weekend

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Weekly Magic The Gathering Draft

WHEN: Jan. 7 - Jun. 24, Fridays, 6pm
WHERE: Dragon Den & Dungeon Hall, 102 Main Street , Nyack, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Veterans of the game and newcomers alike are invited to pass around packs of cards and build a deck on the fly to participate in a Swiss tournament for a chance at prizes! WANT TO GO? $20 . 845-271-5481.
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Toddler Time

WHEN: Jan. 8 - Jun. 25, Saturdays, 10-11am
WHERE: Bounce! Trampoline Sports, 612 Corporate Way, Valley Cottage, NY
AGES: 0-2
WHAT: During Toddler Time, your child gets to use the entire facility in a quieter environment just for their age group. WANT TO GO? $12 per toddler; parents jump free. 845-268-4000.
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Minecraft: The Exhibition

WHEN: Feb. 18 - Sep. 5, Wednesdays-Sundays, 10am-5pm
WHERE: Liberty Science Center, 222 Jersey City Boulevard, Jersey City, NJ
AGES: All
WHAT: This massive exhibition celebrates creative expression, community crafting, and the quest to build a better world—both inside and outside the game. WANT TO GO? $8 plus admission: at the door: $29.99; $24.99 ages 2-12; an advance: $27.99; $22.99 ages 2-12. 201-200-1000.
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WHEN: Mar. 19 - Jun. 25, Saturdays, 11-11:30am and 1-1:30pm
WHERE: Westfield Garden State Plaza, One Garden State Plaza, Paramus, NJ
AGES: All
WHAT: Come out and see the best of Broadway for kids every Saturday featuring songs and scenes from hit Broadway shows. WANT TO GO? Admission is free; $10 VIP Option. 201-843-2121.
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Kingdom Faire

WHEN: Apr. 30 - Jun. 26, Saturdays and Sundays, 10am-7pm; Memorial Day, 11am-7pm
WHERE: Kingdom Faire Fairgrounds, 600 Lee Blvd., Yorktown Heights, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Experience this immersive live event featuring original performances, music, acts, shopping, games, and more! WANT TO GO? Tickets start at $23 for adults and $15 ages 5-12; free for children 4 and younger.
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The Pigeon Comes to Jersey City!

WHEN: May. 21 - Sep. 5, Thursdays and Fridays, 10am-4pm; Saturdays and Sundays, 10am-5pm
WHERE: Liberty Science Center, 222 Jersey City Boulevard, Jersey City, NJ
AGES: All
WHAT: Celebrate the art and characters author and illustrator, Mo Willems, with this hands on exhibit.  WANT TO GO? Included with admission: $27.99; $22.99 ages 2-12; $29.99; $24.99 ages 2-12 when purchased in advance. 201-200-1000.
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Zerbini Family Circus

WHEN: May. 27 - 30, Hours vary; check the website
WHERE: The Museum Village , 1010 Route 17M , Monroe, NY
AGES: 3 and older
WHAT: The event features old-fashioned family fun under the big top, including jugglers, high flyers, clowns, high-wire acts and more. WANT TO GO? $12, $10 children. 845-544-0795.
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Season Opening Field Station: Dinosaurs

WHEN: Saturday, May. 28, 10am-6pm
WHERE: Field Station: Dinosaurs , 40 Fort Lee Road, Leonia, NJ
AGES: All
WHAT: Walk along wooded trails, check out life-sized dinosaurs and enjoy a full schedule of shows, games and activities during this 10th season.  WANT TO GO? $17.75-$28.75. 855-999-9010.
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Colonial Candle Making FREE

WHEN: Saturday, May. 28, 11am-4pm
WHERE: Fort Montgomery State Historic Site, 690 Route 9W, Fort Montgomery, NY
AGES: All
WHAT:

Join Living History Presenter Tom Hunt for Colonial Candle Making!  Learn about different types of candles and illumination from the Colonial time period.  Participants will leave with a beeswax candle (while supplies last).  Program geared towards Families and Children.

WANT TO GO? 845-446-2134.
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Even More Weekend Fun

Bethel Woods Special Exhibit & Art Fair

WHEN: Apr. 1 - Dec. 31, 10am-5pm, daily
WHERE: Museum at Bethel Woods, 200 Hurd Rd, Bethel, NY
AGES: All
WHAT:

The Museum at Bethel Woods, located on the grounds of the 1969 Woodstock Music and Art Fair, is excited to announce the opening of its 2022 Special Exhibit, & Art Fair, which takes a look into elements of Woodstock that don't often take center stage. This interactive and engaging display highlights the forgotten elements that hold great significance in the overall narrative of Woodstock. The gallery will showcase current research work done by the museum's team and showcase pieces made for and at Woodstock by artists, organizers, and festival attendees. The museum has been hosting Special Exhibits for the past 13 years with themes ranging from unique artifact collections to diverse art galleries. Admission to the Special Exhibit is included in the ticket to The Museum at Bethel Woods, or $5 standalone. 

WANT TO GO? $5. 800-653-8000.
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See, Observe, Think, Reflect, Internalize: Photography by Collette V. Fournier FREE

WHEN: Apr. 2 - Jun. 11, 11am-4pm
WHERE: RoCA Rockland Center for the Arts, 27 S. Greenbush Rd. , West Nyack, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Titled 'See, Observe, Think, Reflect, Internalize,' Collette V. Fournier's exhibit is a documentation of her photography and photojournalism travels around the globe, beyond her search for roots of African American people and how slavery was acknowledged in Africa. WANT TO GO? 845-358-0877.
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Big Risks: Creative Discoveries FREE

WHEN: Apr. 23 - Jun. 25, Saturdays by appointment and April 23, 1-5pm; May 21 and 22, 12-6pm; Saturdays by appointment
WHERE: Garner Arts Center, 55 W Railroad Ave., West Haverstraw, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Big Risks: Creative Discoveries presents sculptures by Peter Strasser. WANT TO GO? 845-947-7108.
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Ramsey Farmers' Market FREE

WHEN: May. 1 - Nov. 27, 9am-2pm
WHERE: Ramsey Farmers' Market, Erie Plaza train station 2 West Main St., Ramsey, New Jersey
AGES: All
WHAT: Browse this non profit "pay it forward" farmers market that features over 50 local farmers and food purveyors. WANT TO GO? 201-675-6866.
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Friday Fun @ the VILLAGE BRANCH FREE

WHEN: May. 13 - 27, Fridays, 4-5pm
WHERE: Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library, Village Branch, 85 Main St., Haverstraw, NY
AGES: 5-12
WHAT:

For ages 7 and up. Friday Fun at the Village - Play video games on the big screen, or other fun activities! No registration is required. A limited number of people may be allowed in the room at one time. Masks are requested, but not required.



WANT TO GO? 845-429-3445.
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Town of Clarkstown Memorial Day Event FREE

WHEN: Friday, May. 27, 11am, ceremony; 12pm, refreshments
WHERE: Street Community Center, 31 Zukor Road, New City, NY
AGES: All
WHAT:

Come and honor our veterans.

WANT TO GO? 845-639-6200.
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Builder's Club FREE

WHEN: Friday, May. 27, 4-5pm
WHERE: Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library, Main Library, 10 W. Ramapo Road, Garnerville, NY
AGES: 5-12
WHAT:

For ages 5-12. Builder's Club - Have fun with LEGOs and more! No registration required.

WANT TO GO? 845-786-3800.
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Playtime Storytime FREE

WHEN: Friday, May. 27, 10:30-11:15am
WHERE: Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library, Main Library, 10 W. Ramapo Road, Garnerville, NY
AGES: All
WHAT:

Join the library for fun on Fridays! Stories & songs, sensory story time with cool activities, Fun with Non-Fiction, and more! Families welcome, no registration.

WANT TO GO? 845-786-3800.
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Village of Monroe Memorial Day Parade 2022 FREE

WHEN: Sunday, May. 29, 1:30pm
WHERE: Village of Monroe, 133 Spring St., Monroe, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Join the Village of Monroe for their annual Memorial Day Parade and ceremony honoring those that have fought for our country.  WANT TO GO? 845-782-8341.
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Town of Newburgh Memorial Day Parade FREE

WHEN: Sunday, May. 29, 10am, Memorial Service; 1pm, Parade
WHERE: American Legion Post 1420, 1171 Union Ave., Newburgh, NY
AGES: All
WHAT:

Join the Town of Newburgh to honor our soilders. The Memorial Service will be held at the Town of Newburgh Town Hall 1496 Route 300 at 10am. The parade route starts at 1pm at the American Legion Post 1420 on Union Ave, Route 300, Route 52, ending on Powder Mill Road. 

WANT TO GO? 845-565-3701.
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Arts Council of Rockland 2022 Arts Awards

WHEN: Wednesday, Jun. 1, 5:30-9:30pm
WHERE: Hilton Pearl River, 500 Veterans Memorial Dr, , Pearl River, NY
AGES: Adult
WHAT: Attend the 2022 ACOR Arts Awards to enjoy a cocktail reception, awards ceremony, music and more.  WANT TO GO? Tickets start at $100. 845-947-3660.
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We love weekends because they allow us to spend quality time with our kids, whether with a fun day trip to a nearby family-friendly destination or a family day of fun that's close to home in Rockland County or Bergen County, NJ. There’s lots to do this weekend with your family, from concerts and performances to museum exhibits, shows, crafts activities, seasonal events, parades, and more, so you're sure to find the perfect thing to do with your family in Rockland or Bergen this weekend. Look no further for ideas and plan your weekend with our guide that highlights the best family-friendly (in-person and virtual) events happening in and around Rockland County, including family fun in Nanuet, Haverstraw, Garnerville, Nyack, Warwick, Palisades, Montgomery, New City, and West Nyack, as well as awesome family fun in Bergen County, NJ, including things to do in Hillsdale, Paramus, Englewood, Ramsey, and nearby Jersey City. Browse our calendar for hundreds of things to do each month, and check out our weekend roundups for WestchesterLong IslandManhattanBrooklyn, and Queens!

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