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Current and Recent Events & Activities Near TCC Fairlawn

Woodland Park Memorial Day Street Fair & Parade

May 28, 2018: This is a fund raiser for Woodland Park Recreation! Arts & crafts, merchandise & food plus 'Kids Traveling Shindig' with rides, ponies, games, petting zoo, crafts, face painting and more. 1150 McBride Ave, Woodland Park. 11am-6pm. Visit their website for more information.

Strawberry Festival

June 2, 2018: Join City Green for our 3rd Strawberry Festival! Music, food, kids' games, activities & lots of strawberry fun for all! The City Green Farm Eco-Center, 171 Grove St, Clifton. 10am-2pm. Visit their website for more information.


Seasonal "Any Time" Activities Near TCC Fairlawn

Twilight Farm Fest

Thursdays: Enjoy live music, lawn games & free kids' activites! There will also be a farm stand. BYO picnic. The City Green Farm Eco-Center, 171 Grove St, Clifton. 6-8pm. Visit their website for more information.

CAMPBELL-CHRISTIE HOUSE

Open Year Round: Campbell-Christie House is a sandstone center-hall 4 room house with a full cellar and full garret/attic capped with a gambrel roof. The house was moved from New Milford to River Edge in 1977 onto Bergen County Historical Society land. The house is opened for special events by the Bergen County Historical Society (BCHS). 1201 Main St, River Edge. Visit their website for more information.

The Hermitage Museum in Ho-Ho-Kus, NJ

Open Wednesday-Sunday: The Hermitage, a National Historic Landmark and house museum, incorporates a stone house that was visited during the Revolutionary War by General George Washington. It was also the site of the marriage of Aaron Burr and Theodosia Prevost. Its picturesque Gothic Revival design dates to the 1847–48 renovation by the architect William H. Ranlett. Group tours are $7.00/person. 335 North Franklin Turnpike, Ho-Ho-Kus. Open Wednesday through Sunday with tours beginning at 1:15 pm. 2:15 pm and 3:15 pm. Visit their website for more information.

Palisades Interstate Park: Palisades Boulder Field Trail

Year Round: This Alpine NJ hike is a 'best hikes' with children! This awesome hike begins from the highest point of the NJ Palisades and steeply descends 530 feet to the Hudson River. Part of the trail is an obstacle course through a sea of boulders and part of it is a series of stone steps leading downward. Although the hike is challenging, it's well worth it for the views! Dawn-dusk Visit their website for more information.


Archive of Some Past Events

8th ANNUAL NW BERGEN HISTORY DAY! How Immigragion & the Railroad Shaped Our Towns

April 28, 2018: The towns in NW Bergen County were settled in the 18th century by immigrants from countries in Europe and Africa. Today, we have immigrants from all over the world. Come see how they impacted the towns where they settled and how they enrich us today. $15 day-of-event; $10 advance sale. Children under 12 are FREE & will receive a Special Fun Ticket! The Mahwah Museum, 201 Franklin Tpke., Mahwah. 10am-4pm. Visit their website for more information.

St. Patrick's Day Drop-In Storytime

March 17, 2018: Join us in celebrating St. Patrick's Day with Irish stories and a visit from Ridgewood Irish Dancers. Ridgewood Public Library 125 North Maple Ave., Ridgewood. 10:30-11am. Visit their website for more information.

A Taste of Our Town

February 26, 2018: Fair Lawn Chamber of Commerce presents a Celebration of Great Food! Sample offerings from Fair Lawn’s finest restaurants. Net proceeds to benefit Fair Lawn Department Health & Human Services Food Pantry. 6-8pm. Call for more info.

Back to Bach

January 21, 2018: At the Ridgewood Public Library student musicians will wow you with their musical talent and leave you wanting to learn more! 2-3pm. All ages welcome. 125 North Maple Ave., Ridgewood. Visit their website for more information.

Movie & Popcorn For the Troops

January 19, 2018: Celebrate National Popcorn Day with us with a viewing of Spider-man Homecoming (2017, PG-13, 2h 13m). The price of admission & snacks: ONE DVD donation for soldiers (DVDs4VETS). We will accept new or lightly used DVDs. No registration required. There will be a collection box at the door. NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED. 3:30pm. Ridgewood Public Library 125 North Maple Ave., Ridgewood. Visit their website for more information.

Community Menorah Lighting

December 18, 2017 30 Kislev 5778: Everyone welcome to join the honorable Mayor John Cosgrove and Council members for the lighting of the menorah in front of Fair Lawn's Municipal Building, 8-01 Fair Lawn Ave. Fresh donuts, treats, music, and Chanukah gelt for all! 7:00 pm.

A Holiday Spectacular

December 1, 2017: The Fair Lawn Community Center presents “A Holiday Spectacular” by the North Jersey Concert Band! Please join us as we perform a variety of Christmas and Hanukkah selections from traditional to contemporary, classical to pop and music compilations from around the world. 8pm. All tickets: $10. Located at 10-10 20th St., Fair Lawn. Visit their website for more information.

Holiday Lights Spectacular at Turtle Back Zoo

November 17th - January 3: Take a winter stroll through the Essex County Turtle Back Zoo! There will be sparkling lights on over 50 winter and animal characters. Different themed activities featured each December weekend makes visiting extra exciting! Friday, Saturday, Sunday: Nov 17 – Dec 10; Every Night: Dec 11 – Jan 2, 2018. Closed: December 24 & 25. 5-9pm. Free Admission. Celebrate the season of giving by bringing donations of non-perishable food items, new toys, and gently used coats. Located at 560 Northfield Ave., West Orange. Visit their website for more information.

Free Pool Party

November 11, 2017: At the Wykoff Family YMCA we’ve scheduled a blast for you and your family to make a splash! Check their website for times. 691 Wykoff Ave., Wykoff. Visit their website for more information.

7th Annual Holiday Marketplace

Nov 3rd & 4th: Kick off your holiday shopping at the Y’s annual marketplace. Over 40 vendors, free admission. All proceeds support Wyckoff Y Cares. Nov 3, 4-8pm; Nov 4, 9am-3pm. 691 Wykoff Ave., Wykoff. Visit their website for more information.

Monster Mash Family Event in Wykoff

October 24, 2017: The Wyckoff Family YMCA is holding a Monster Mash Family Event from 6:30-8:00 pm. Come in costume and enjoy a night of dancing, treats, games, and costume contests for the whole family. Admission is $25 per family. To purchase tickets and for more information, visit their website. Visit their website for more information.

Fall Festival

October 15, 2017: The annual Fall Festival at Rutgers Gardens is a day for Children! Spend the afternoon outside discovering the Gardens on a scavenger hunt, visiting the animals, painting pumpkins, playing games and using natural materials from the gardens to create crafts from 12-4pm. Located at 112 Ryders Ln., New Brunswick, NJ. Visit their website for more information.

Harvest Festival & The Legend of Sleepy Hollow at The Lambert Castle

October 14, 2017: Usher in the Autumn with history, food, and fun fall activities on the lawn at Lambert Castle from 3-6pm! At 5:30 pm we'll read a version of Washington Irving’s classic story and sing some Halloween songs. You might even have a chance to meet the Headless Horseman in person! Bring your own blankets or lawn chairs. For children age 3-12 years. Presented with the Passaic County Historical Society. Donations always welcome! Located at 3 Valley Rd., Patterson. Visit their website for more information.

All Seasons Chambers Players Concert

October 8, November 5, December 10: Now in its 37th season, the All Seasons Chambers Players is a leading chamber music ensemble in the New York - New Jersey metropolitan area. The ensemble performs music from the baroque to contemporary periods in mixed ensembles using flute, violin, cello, harpsichord and piano. Oct 8, Nov 5, Dec 10th performance is a FRENCH CARNIVAL: Loeillet Sonata in B minor; Saint-Saens Carnival of the Animals; Faure Fantasie for Flute; Franck Sonata for Violin and Piano in A minor. Meet-The-Artists Reception. Central Unitarian Church 156 Forest Ave., Paramus. 3:30-5pm. Visit their website for more information.

First Friday BoOonton Ghost Walk

October 6, 2017: The BoOonton Ghost Walk is more than just a ghost-tour! You will hear about forgotten history, Civil War lore, mysterious legends, and of course, ghostly tales! Take a 90 minute guided tour through Boonton's Main Street and surrounding area. Tickets will be available online or at the BMS office. 5-9pm Visit their website for more information.

Joey's Fund 3rd Annual Charity Car Show

September 23, 2017: This show will be featuring classic cars, a DJ, trophies for competitiors, door prizes, 50/50s and raffles for awesome gifts! Food trucks and vendors and fun games! All proceeds are donated to St. Joseph's Hospital to help families with children who have life threatening illnesses. St. Mary's Church 20 Legion Place, Closter 11am-4pm. Visit their website for more information.

Hackensack Movies Under the Stars

September 1, 2017: The city of Hackensack Dept of Cultural Affairs presents a free movie in Atlantic Street Park on Fridays until Sept 1st. To Kill a Mockingbird begins at 8pm. Warren and Atlantic, Hackensack. Visit their website for more information.

World Elephant Day at the Bergen County Zoo

August 12, 2017: Celebrate one of the world's most beloved and most endangered animals at the Bergen County Zoo's World Elephant Day! Bring your favorite toy elephant to the zoo for a full day of elephant fun. There will be keeper chats, story time, crafts & more! 216 Forest Ave Paramus 11am-3pm Visit their website for more information.

National Night Out & Family Fun Night

August 1, 2017: From 7-9pm at the Memorial Park/Pool.

Summer Concert Series in the Park

July 9, 2017: Jersey Sound - Oldies, Classic Rock, Motown, R&B, British Invasion & Pop! Bring your blanket or lawn chair! 8-10pm at the Memorial Park/Pool. In case of rain the concert will be held at Fair Lawn High School.

Father's Day Nature Walk

June 18, 2017: Celebrate Father’s Day with a guided walk outdoors. Whether you’re an outdoor enthusiast or just hoping to spend some quality time with Dad, a family walk is the perfect activity to celebrate this special family day. All ages welcome. Children must be accompanied by an adult. No strollers please. In case of inclement weather, the program will be cancelled. Members & Fathers: $3, Non-members: $6, Children 2 & under: Free. enafly Nature Center, 313 Hudson Ave, Tenafly. 1-3pm. Visit their website for more information.

Summer Music Festival

June 9th-August 20th: Join us every Sunday for free concerts at Memorial Park! Now in its 57th year, this concert series runs every Sunday evening at 8pm from July 9th until August 20th. Bring your own outdoor chair, and plan on arriving early. Outdoor seating is first-come, first served. In case of inclement weather, this event will be held at Fair Lawn High School. Free Admission. Fair Lawn Memorial Park, 1st St. at Avenue of Heroes, Fair Lawn. 8pm. Visit their website for more information.

Go the Distance for Autism Cycling Event in Paramus

June 4, 2017: Go the Distance for Autism, North Jersey's largest charity cycling event. All Levels of Cycling Ability - The event is for all levels of cycling ability and provides a safe and family friendly atmosphere where individuals with autism can participate as equally as those without. With four scenic and fully supported routes to choose from - 3, 10, 25 and 62.5 miles – you’re sure to find a distance that’s right for you. - Family Fun Festival - After the ride, all participants are invited to a Family Fun Festival with food, music, games, inflatables, activities and more. Bring your friends and family to the festival – all are welcome! Go the Distance for Autism bands five northern New Jersey organizations together to raise funds for a common mission - to provide educational and treatment programs for children and adults with autism. Alpine Learning Group, The EPIC School, Garden Academy, Institute for Educational Achievement and REED Academy are working together to change the future for those who struggle with autism, spread much needed awareness, and directly impact the lives of children and their families living with autism every day. Bergen Community College, 400 Paramus Road, Paramus. Visit their website for more information.

“Patience” presented by Ridgewood Gilbert & Sullivan Opera Company

June 2, 2017: "Patience" or "Bunthorne's Bride", is a comic opera in two acts with music by Arthur Sullivan and libretto by W.S. Gilbert. The opera is a satire on the aesthetic movement of the 1870s and '80s in England and, more broadly, on fads, superficiality, vanity, hypocrisy and pretentiousness; it also satirizes romantic love, rural simplicity and military bluster. George Frey Center for Arts and Recreation, 10-10 20th Street, Fair Lawn. 7:30pm. Visit their website for more information.

Farm Tour Hayrides in Medford

May 22, 2017: This farm experience is designed to invigorate your senses with the beauty of the fields in the springtime. Hayrides will tour the farm to view the farm activities, budding trees, and sprouting plants. Picking of spinach and radishes will be available depending on supply and spring weather. Cost is $4.50/per person. Johnson’s Corner Farm, 133 Church Rd., Medford. Through May 22, 2017 - Mon. - Fri. at 11:00, 12:00 and 1:00, Sat. and Sun. at 10:00 AM and 4:00 PM. Visit their website for more information.

Earthfest Overpeck

May 20, 2017: Join Bergen County Parks and Hackensack Riverkeeper as we celebrate the beauty of our Earth, the importance of clean water, and a healthy environment at the 4th Annual Bergen County Parks EarthFest Overpeck. Check out Teaneck Creek's Table at the event and find other great 'green' resources. Free Admission. Overpeck County Park, 40 Fort Lee Rd., Leonia. Noon-4pm. Visit their website for more information.

19th Annual Buffalo Watch

May 13, 2017: 19th annual Buffalo Watch fundraiser benefits the local rescue squad in Readington. New vendors and entertainment always being added. Fun, affordable time for the entire family, right in the heart of Readington. Readington River Buffalo Farm, 937 County Road 523, Flemington. 9am-5pm. Visit their website for more information.

“Doubt: A Parable” presented by Skyline Theatre Company

May 5th-7th: A gripping story of suspicion cast on a priest’s behavior that is less about scandal than about fascinatingly nuanced questions of moral certainty. This psychological drama challenges audiences to consider whether or not a charismatic Catholic priest crosses the line with the school’s first African-American student. An eloquent and provocative investigation of truth and consequences. George Frey Center for Arts and Recreation, 10-10 20th Street, Fair Lawn. May 5-7, 2017 - Friday and Saturday evenings at 7:30 PM and Sunday matinee at 2:00 PM . Visit their website for more information.

Healthy Mind, Hopeful Future: Dinner and Fashion Show Benefit for West Bergen Mental Healthcare

April 25, 2017: The Allendale Woman's Club will be holding abenefit dinner and fashion show to benefit West Bergen Mental Healthcare. Tickets: $80 per person. 6:30 PM Cocktails and Basket Viewing, 8:00 PM Dinner and Fashion Show by Fig Leaf of Maywood. Seasons, 644 Pascack Road, Washington Township. Visit their website for more information.

2017 Tenafly Spring Street Fair

April 22nd-23rd: This popular Bergen County springtime tradition features hundreds of artists, crafters, vendors, food, family fun and more. The Tenafly Spring Street Fair is sponsored by the Tenafly Chamber of Commerce. The main fair staging area is on Piermont Road (between Hillside Avenue and County Road) in Tenafly. 11am-5pm. Visit their website for more information.

“13” presented by Old Library Theatre

April 20th-23rd: “13” is an original musical with music and lyrics by Jason Robert Brown and book by Dan Elish and Robert Horn. Following a move from New York City to small-town Indiana, young Evan Goldman grapples with his parent’s divorce, prepares for his impending Bar Mitzvah, and navigates the complicated social circles of a new school. George Frey Center for Arts and Recreation, 10-10 20th Street, Fair Lawn. Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings, April 20-23, 2017 at 7:00 PM and Sunday matinee at 2:00 PM. Visit their website for more information.

Ridgewood Chamber of Commerce Easter In the Park Celebration

April 15, 2017: This year's event will feature an Easter egg hunt, DJ music, art and painting, games, treats and of course an opportunity to meet with the Easter Bunny! Ridgewood shops and restaurants will also be be joining in on the fun. Memorial Park at Van Neste Square, East Ridgewood Avenue and Oak Street, Ridgewood. 11am-2pm. Visit their website for more information.

Handel’s Messiah Parts II and III

April 9, 2017: There’s no need to travel to New York City to enjoy a performance of George F. Handel’s Messiah (Parts II and III), a classical music high point of the Easter season. You can simply travel to West Side Presbyterian Church in Ridgewood, where the Oratorio Choir and Orchestra (directed by Deborah Holden-Holloway) Part II focuses on the death and resurrection of Jesus, ending with the glorious “Hallelujah Chorus.” Part III features some of the most uplifting and triumphant music of the Messiah, including “I Know That My Redeemer Lives,” “The Trumpet Shall Sound” and the culminating chorus, “Worthy is the Lamb.”. Tickets are not required, but early arrival is suggested. A free-will offering will be received. West Side Presbyterian Church, Varian Fry Way, 6 South Monroe Street in Ridgewood. 3pm Visit their website for more information.

Bergen County New Jersey Bridal Show at The Fiesta in Wood-Ridge

February 28, 2017: Bridal shows are full of door prizes, gifts, and discounts for everyone in attendance. Couples can even win a honeymoon! The Fiesta, 255 Route 17 South, Wood-Ridge. 7-10pm. Visit their website for more information.

“A Taste of Our Town” - Fair Lawn Chamber of Commerce presents a Celebration of Great Food

February 27, 2017: Sample offerings from Fair Lawn’s finest restaurants. Net proceeds to benefit Fair Lawn Department Health & Human Services Food Pantry. Reservations recommended. The Fair Lawn Community Center/George Frey Center for Arts and Recreation, 10-10 20th Street, Fair Lawn. 6-8pm. Visit their website for more information.

“Amadeus” presented by Old Library Theatre

February 24th-26th: This provocative work, by playwright Peter Shaffer, weaves this confrontation between mediocrity and genius into a tale of breathtaking dramatic power. On the one hand there is Antonio Salieri, an established composer in the court of the Austrian Emperor Josef. On the other, the greatest musical genius of all time: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, a foul-mouthed, graceless oaf who has that which is beyond Salieri's envious grasp: Genius. The Fair Lawn Community Center/George Frey Center for Arts and Recreation, 10-10 20th Street, Fair Lawn. Friday and Saturday evenings at 8:00 pm. Sunday matinee at 2:00 pm. Visit their website for more information.

Adelphi Chamber Ensemble at the Mahwah Library

February 19, 2017: The Adelphi Chamber Orchestra is the oldest chamber orchestra in Bergen County and Northern New Jersey. It has lived up to its statement of purpose “to foster good music” from its first concert performed for the public on May 23, 1953. Members of the orchestra have formed an ensemble to perform chamber pieces for the public. The concert is FREE and no tickets are necessary. Seats are on a “first come” basis. Mahwah Public Library, 100 Ridge Road, Mahwah. 2-4pm. Visit their website for more information.

Dance Designs - Cabaret of Solos and Duets at the Fair Lawn Community Center/George Frey Center for Arts and Recreation

February 12, 2017: Dance Design Studios offers up their winter dance recital in a cabaret format for your enjoyment. The Fair Lawn Community Center/George Frey Center for Arts and Recreation, 10-10 20th Street, Fair Lawn. Visit their website for more information.

Tribute to Frank Sinatra with the Tony DeMeo Orchestra at the Mahwah Library

February 5, 2017: The Tony DeMeo Orchestra featuring Tony DeMeo is a 17-piece jazz Big Band dedicated to recreating the music of Frank Sinatra playing the music from the Great American Song Book. The sound they achieve is the result of the extraordinary musicians in the band and the great arrangements, many of which were arranged for Frank Sinatra when he performed with the Count Basie Orchestra. The concert is FREE and no tickets are necessary. Seats are on a “first come” basis. Mahwah Public Library, 100 Ridge Road, Mahwah. 2-4pm. Visit their website for more information.

Guided Walking Tours of the Meadowlands District

Feruary 5, 2017: The Bergen County Audubon Society offers year-round, free, guided nature walks on the 1st Sunday and 3rd Tuesday of each month. The family-friendly walks take place through the parks and natural areas of the Meadowlands District. Guides do bring spotting scopes, but you are also encouraged to bring your own binoculars to get an up-close look at the birds and wildlife. Dress according to the weather. This is a free activity. 1 De Korte Park Plaza, Lyndhurst, Bergen County. 10am-noon. Visit their website for more information.

Fair Lawn Rotary sponsored Geography Bee Finals

January 25, 2017: Rotary Club if Fair Lawn is teaming up with the Fair Lawn Middle Schools in bringing this exciting educational program to Fair Lawn! George Frey Center for Arts and Recreation, 10-10 20th St, Fair Lawn. 6:30pm. Visit their website for more information.

Old Library Theatre presents: The 6th Annual One Act Play Festival

January 20th-22nd: Come enjoy an evening or two of fine local acting talent. George Frey Center for Arts and Recreation, 10-10 20th St, Fair Lawn. Friday and Saturday evenings at 8:00 pm, Sunday matinee at 2:00 pm. Visit their website for more information.

“One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest” in Fair Lawn, NJ

January 13th-15th: This gripping classic of the 1960s, "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" questions not only the definitions of mental illness and humane treatment, but the perennial theme of man vs. authority. Fair Lawn Community Center, 10-10 20th Street, Fair Lawn. Friday and Saturday, January 13th and 14th, 2017 at 8:00 pm, Sunday, January 15th, 2017 will be a matinee at 3:00 pm. Visit their website for more information.

Current and Recent Events & Activities Near Yorktown

Volunteer Stewardship Day

May 30, 2018: Make a difference in the Preserve & volunteer with the environmental stewardship team! If you wish, you may check in with the office 2 weeks prior to the event to learn exactly what we'll be working on this week. You'll be learning about what you're doing every step of the way. Rockefeller State Park Preserve, 125 Phelps Way, Pleasantville. 10am-12:30pm. Visit their website for more information.

Insects In the Meadow

June 10, 2018: Join the curator to observe the life in the large meadow. Hand lenses, nets & observation containers will be provided. Marshlands Conservancy, Boston Post Rd, Rye. 2-3:30pm. Visit their website for more information.

African American Heritage Festival

June 24, 2018: Enjoy exciting music & dance at this years festival! There will be vendors & a varied selection of foods. Kensico Dam Plz, Valhalla. noon-7pm. Visit their website for more information.

Inuksuit: Special Free Event

July 1, 2018: This is an epic outdoor piece performed by more than 60 percussionists & other instrumentalists! Inuksuit calls for the audience to wander outside among musicians playing an incredible array of instruments including conch shells, sirens, gongs, bells, drums, cymbals & glockenspiels, dispersed throughout the landscape. Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts, 149 Girdle Ridge Rd, Bedford. 2-6pm. Visit their website for more information.

Summer Ecology Walk

July 14, 2018: Find out what is going on in nature during this time of the year during a stroll around the sanctuary. Read Wildlife Sanctuary, Playland Park, Rye. 1-2:30pm. Visit their website for more information.

Family Fun Day & Sand Castle Contest

August 4, 2018: Get a team together to create your own masterpiece at the beach! Music & dancing, games & fun all afternoon. Free with beach admission fee ($10). Sand castle contest 11am-4pm; music & games noon-4pm. Rain date: 8/5. Glen Island Beach, New Rochelle. Visit their website for more information.


Seasonal "Any Time" Activities Near Yorktown

Bike the Bronx River Parkway

Bronx River Pkwy Exit22 at the Weschester County Center, Bronx, NY

Sundays: During Bicycle Sundays, the Bronx River Pkwy is open exclusively for bicyclists, joggers, walkers, foot scooters & strollers from 10-2pm. From Exit 22 at the Westchester County Center to Exit 4 at Scarsdale Road in Yonkers, the public can travel a round-trip distance of 13 miles! The road is closed to automobiles in that stretch of the parkway. Admission is free. Parking is available at the County Center lot in White Plains for $7. Visit their website for more information.

Spend a Family Day at the Legoland Discovery Center in Yonkers

Open Year Round: If your kids are obsessed with Legos, it's worth taking a trip north to Legoland Discovery Center in Yonkers. There are 12 great family attractions offering hours of indoor fun, including rides, interactive stations and a massive play structure to explore. Neither you nor your kids need to be Lego nuts to enjoy yourselves hereI Admission is $22 for adults and $19 for children ages 3 to 12. Legoland Discovery Center, 39 Fitzgerald Street, Yonkers. Open daily year round. Sundays thru Thursdays from 10:00 am until 7:00 pm and Fridays thru Saturdays from 10:00 am thru 9:00 pm. Visit their website for more information.

Try a Free Aikido Class in White Plains

Every Sat & Sun: Aikido of Westchester is a member dojo of the United States Aikido Federation, recognized by the Aikikai World Headquarters in Japan. Its purpose is to provide instruction in the martial art of aikido according to the principles of the founder, Morihei Ueshiba. Founded in 1997, it is the first and original USAF aikido dojo established in White Plains, NY, Westchester county. Aikido is a self-defense martial art suitable for the whole family. Every Saturday & Sunday, 10:30-11:45am. Try one class today! There is no obligation to join. Aikido of Westchester, 100 Mamaroneck Avenue, 2nd Floor, White Plains. Visit their website for more information.

Yorktown History at Museum in Yorktown Heights

Open Year Round: Yorktown Museum, where history comes alive! Visit a recreated 18th century home and an early Mohegan Indian settlement. Discover the Old Put Railroad and see how local farms operated. Find unique gifts, enjoy fascinating and detailed miniatures, conduct research – all in their convenient location in Yorktown Heights. Open year round Tuesday thru Thursday, 11am-4pm; Sunday, 12-3pm. Free. 1974 Commerce Street, Yorktown Heights. Visit their website for more information.


Archive of Some Past Events

Yorktown Farmers Market

Sundays thru October: Muscoot Farms in Somers, NY, hosts the Yorktown Farmers Market! The Market has more than 20 vendors offering fresh produce and local food products every Sunday through October. From 9:30-2:30pm. Visit their website for more information.

Friday Night Fireworks

Fridays til September 1st: A spectacular fireworks display every Friday night at 9:15pm through Sept 1st. Playland Park, Rye Visit their website for more information.

Annual WLT Tree Planting

May 5, 2018: Explore Westchester in a new way! Join WLT (Westchester Land Trust), members of Riverkeeper’s Riversweep Program, and members of the Watershed Agricultural Council as we plant native trees along the Hunter Brook. While you plant, you’ll hear and see some of the best wildlife habitat in northwestern Westchester. Come join us and help plant a tree or two! 1953 Beekman Ct, Yorktown Heights. 9am-noon. Visit their website for more information.

Mad Science @ Field Library

May 3, 2018: Are you mad about science? Kids 5+ join us for some fun, kid-friendly science experiments & challenges. 4 Nelson Ave, Peekskill. 4pm. Visit their website for more information.

Springtime Scavenger Hunt

April 29, 2018: Find clues on a journey through the beautiful habitats of the conservancy. Marshlands Conservancy, Boston Post Rd, Rye. 2-3:30pm. Visit their website for more information.

Signs of Spring Hike

April 7, 2018: With the end of winter in sight, this is a perfect time to hike the reservation observing signs that spring is on the way. Visit the Trailside Nature Museum at Ward Pound Ridge Reservation, Cross River. 1pm Visit their website for more information.

Conservatory Tour

March 4, 2018: The Lasdon's horticulturist gives a Conservatory Tour of the Tropical Rainforest exhibit. Learn about the rainforests & tropical plants. Weekends $7/adults & $3/children 12 & under. 2610 Amawalk rd., Katonah. 2-3pm. Visit their website for more information.

Mid Winter Snowshoe/Hike

February 4, 2018: Explore the winter beauty of Mountain Lakes Park in North Salem! We will snowshoe (or hike, if not enough snow) on moderately easy terrain. 1 ½ hrs ending with a bonfire, music and refreshments. Meet at office near park entrance off Hawley Road for info on exact starting place. (snowshoes not provided) Led by Peter Gross and Dan Welsh. 201 Hawley Rd., North Salem. 1pm. Visit their website for more information.

Special Conservatory Tour

January 14, 2018: Join Lasdon Park's horticulturist on a special Conservatory tour of the Tropical Rainforest exhibit. Learn about rainforests as well as tropical plants. The usual weekend fee applies of $7.00 for adults and $3.00 for children ages 12 and under. Tickets are sold at the Shop at Lasdon. 2-3pm. 2610 Amawalk Rd., Rte 35, Katonah. Visit their website for more information.

Sunday Concert Contemporary Jazz

January 7, 2018: Kristina Koller is a very original contemporary jazz vocalist, one that anyone interested in jazz, or for that matter progressive music needs to hear. Come enjoy an afternoon of music at the Yorktown Community Library. 2-4pm. 1130 East Main St., Shrub Oak. Visit their website for more information.

Holiday Stress Relief Hike at Lenoir Preserve

December 16, 2017: Take a break from the holiday hubbub and take a relaxing stroll around the preserve. Lenoir Preserve, 19 Dudley St, Hastings-On-Hudson. 1-2pm. Visit their website for more information.

6th Annual Electric Lights Parade

December 2, 2017: The Town of Yorktown and the Yorktown & Mohegan Lake Volunteer Fire Companies present an electric lights parade! Watch dozens of lighted vehicles as they travel down Front Street to Commerce Street to Veterans Road. The parade ends with the lighting of the Christmas Tree at the Jack DeVito Veterans Memorial Field! 6:30pm. Rain/snow date Dec 3rd. Yorktown Heights. Visit their website for more information.

Westchester's Winter Wonderland

November 24, 2017: Entertainment, the "Santa Experience," unlimited skating, rides, dazzling light show, vendors, food and more! Admission $15 per person ages 4 and older. Purchase before Nov 15 & save $2! Check their website for exact dates and times. Kensico Dam Plaza, Valhalla. Visit their website for more information.

Muscoot Farm Saturday Hike

November 4, 2017: Ever want to see more of Muscoot? Meet at the reception center for an intermediate hike outback. Ages 8 and up. 7-9am at Muscoot Farm, Somers Visit their website for more information.

Hike To Leatherman's Cave

November 4, 2017: Hear the lore of the Old Leather Man as told by storyteller Jonathan Kruk on this annual 2.5-mile hike. Meet at the Michigan Road parking area. Co-sponsored by the Friends of Trailside Nature Museum and Ward Pound Ridge Reservation. 2pm. Cross River, NY. Visit their website for more information.

Teen Day of the Dead Celebration

November 1, 2017: Celebrate dia de los Muertos, the Day of the Dead! at the Greenburgh Public Library! Decorate candy skulls and watch a "Day of the Dead" themed movie. For middle and high school age. All supplies included free of charge. Registration required. 300 Tarrytown Rd, Elmsford. 5:30-7:30pm. Visit their website for more information.

Halloween Parade & Carnival

October 28, 2017: The Yorktown Halloween Parade & Carnival will be filled with family friendly halloween fun! The Halloween parade will begin at the Yorktown Plaza Park at 1905 Commerce St. (Rexall’s). Participants will march to the Yorktown Community & Cultural Center for outdoor Halloween activities, costume showcase, hay rides and entertainment. Free to all Yorktown residents. From 2-4pm. No registration required. This event is co-sponsored with the Yorktown Lions Club. Raindate: Oct 29 (no parade; only carnival). Visit their website for more information.

Yorktown Festival & Street Fair

October 8, 2017: It'll be a fun-filled day at the Yorktown Festival & Street Fair! There will be food, music, activities for kids and more than 250 vendors from 11-5pm. Located at Commerce St. & Veterans Rd., Yorktown, NY. Visit their website for more information.

Fieldhome's 2017 Fall Festival

September 23, 2017: Enjoy live entertainment, a classic car show and a kid's zone with inflatable rides, petting zoo, games and more. The 13th annual fall festival will be at The Seabury at Fieldhome 2276 Catherine st, Cortlandt Manor 11-4pm Visit their website for more information.

Yorktown Grange Antique Vehicle & Tractor Parade

September 9, 2017: Open to all farm & garden tractors and pre-1973 trucks & cars from 1900-1966. The parade route is from Veterans rd to Yorktown Grange Fairgrounds (1mile) Line up at 11am behind Yorktown Firehouse. The parade starts at noon. Visit their website for more information.

4-H Showcase

August 26, 2017: Join members of the 4-H Club and learn what it takes to raise and show a farm animal. Muscoot Farm, Somers 10-3pm Visit their website for more information.

Muscoot Hike

August 5, 2017: Ever want to see more of Muscoot? Join this intermeiate hike through the farm's outback. 10-13pm at Muscoot Farm, Somers Visit their website for more information.

Family Fun Day & Sand Castle Contest

August 5, 2017: Put a team together & create your own masterpiece in the sand. Music & entertainment all afternoon at the beach. 11-4pm. Free with paid beach admission. Rules & registration at parks.westchestergov.com Rain date: Aug 6 Visit their website for more information.

Polish Heritage Festival

July 9, 2017: Music & entertainment, craft vendors, food for sale & more. Located at Kensico Dam Plaza, Valhalla 12-7pm Visit their website for more information.

Historical & Military Vehicle Show

July 1, 2017: During our opening weekend we will have face painting, presentations, music, food, The Shop and more! Visit their website for more information.

Cultural Heritage Celebrations in 2017

June 18, 2017: Visit their website for more information.

Grand Opening of Lasdon Conservatory

June 17th-18th: Join us as we celebrate the grand opening of the Lasdon Conservatory. Enjoy the green lushness punctuated by brightly colored orchids and bromeliads growing from tree cavities and along low branches. You will hear the screeches, cries and calls of animals and birds as they move through their ancient, ancestral homes. Welcome to our first exhibit, “The Rainforest: Tropical Treasures.” Adults: $10, Kids: $5, Children 2 & Under: Free. Lasdon Park, 2610 Amawalk Rd, Katonah. 10am-4pm. Visit their website for more information.

28th Annual Yorktown Community Day

June 17, 2017: Stop by the Jefferson Valley Mall and join YOUnited for the 28th annual Yorktown Community Day. This event will include live entertainment, a food truck festival, giveaways and more. Enjoy a day filled with exhibits, food, attractions, activities, and fun for the whole family! Free Admission. Jefferson Valley Mall, 650 Lee Blvd, Yorktown Heights. 11am-4pm. Visit their website for more information.

Hilltop Hanover Farm Fest

June 3, 2017: Features vendors, food booths, tractor demos from Yorktown Grange, children's games & tractor rides. 10-4pm Visit their website for more information.

Historic Mansion "Gossip" Tour in Mount Kisco

February 26, 2017: Before there was social media, there were gossip and society columns in the newspaper. Take a tour of Merestead based on the gossip and social pages of the day to learn about the family that lived there. Nestled in the hills of Mount Kisco, Merestead is a magnificent Georgian mansion with sprawling gardens. The 130 acres of property, originally the Sloane family estate, is listed on the National Register of Historic Properties and is now a park and historic house museum. Merestead Estate, 455 Byram Lake Rd, Mt Kisco. 1-2:30pm. Visit their website for more information.

2017 Home Lifestyle & Family Show in Yorktown Heights

February 18, 2017: In addition to displays and demonstrations of all sorts of home improvement activities, there will be a cooking contest, games, reading for children and much more! Admission is FREE! Jefferson Valley Mall, 650 Lee Boulevard, Yorktown Heights. 11am-4pm. Visit their website for more information.

Shake the Winter Blues with Support Connection at the Solaris Sports Club

February 11, 2017: Bring your family and friends to shake the winter blues away. Children of all ages welcome (accompanied by an adult.) Enjoy Zumba (12:30-1:30 pm), music, kid’s activities, food, raffles. Donations accepted to help fund Support Connection’s free breast and ovarian cancer support services. This event is open to the general public. Solaris Sports Club, 201 Veterans Road, Yorktown Heights. Noon-4pm. Visit their website for more information.

Tappin' the Trees at Muscoot Farm

February 5, 2017: It's sugaring time! Watch as the Muscoot maples are tapped and learn how the sap is transformed into maple syrup and sugar.Muscoot Farm, 51 NY-100, Katonah. 1:30-3pm. Visit their website for more information.

An Exhibit of the Art of Alberto Murillo in Tarrytown

February 4th-26th: Alberto Murillo’s works are stunning. Influenced by the vibrant culture of his native Spain and the rich palette of Latin America, Murillo has spent a lifetime in exploration of artistic expression. His works are analogous of the Post Painterly Abstractionists. The immersion of highly saturated color and interlocking forms, combined with the direct action oriented method of pouring, layering, blocking, and sandblasting, offers a visceral feast and thoroughly engaging experience. Canfin Gallery, 39 Main Street, Tarrytown. 11am-5pm. Visit their website for more information.

Grande Romanza: Scenes of Love & Passion from Opera, Operetta and Broadway in Valhalla

January 21, 2017: Renowned for glorious operatic voices, Stefano and Nina Tanchietti, the magical tenor and soprano duo, portray musical scenes of love and passion from beloved favorites of Broadway, Operetta and Opera. They demonstrate extraordinary versatility in both dramatization and musicality. Fully staged scenes of choreographed and costumed duets, solos and dances will be presented. Admission is $22 (General); $20 (Seniors/Students); $16 (Children under 13). Academic Arts Theatre, Westchester Community College, 75 Grasslands Rd, Valhalla. 8pm. Visit their website for more information.

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