Family & Community Calendar for Westchester County, NY

Yorktown, NY Community Event Calendar
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Current and Upcoming near Yorktown Heights

h3>Yorktown Farmers Market

October 22, 2017: 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.


Seasonal or Anytime Activities near Yorktown Heights

Bike the Bronx River Parkway

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

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.

Cultural Heritage Celebrations in 2017

Experience a variety of cultures from around the world this summer without leaving Westchester County during the annual Cultural Heritage Celebrations held in county parks. Festivals will be held rain or shine. Seating is informal; bring blankets or folding chairs for seating on the lawn. All festivals are sponsored by Westchester County Parks.

  • Portuguese-American, Sunday, June 18, Noon – 7 p.m. at Ridge Road Park, Hartsdale
  • African-American, Sunday, June 25, Noon – 7 p.m. at Kensico Dam Plaza, Valhalla
  • Polish, Sunday, July 9, Noon – 6 p.m. at Kensico Dam Plaza, Valhalla
  • Hispanic, Sunday, July 16, Noon – 7 p.m. at Kensico Dam Plaza, Valhalla
  • Italian, Sunday, July 23, Noon – 7 p.m. at Kensico Dam Plaza, Valhalla
  • Arab-American, Sunday, July 23, 1 p.m. – 7 p.m. at Ridge Road Park, Hartsdale
  • Irish-American, Sunday, July 30, 1 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. at Ridge Road Park, Hartsdale
  • Heritage of India, Sunday, Aug. 6, 12:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. at Kensico Dam Plaza, Valhalla
  • Ecuadorian, Sunday, Aug. 13, 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. at Croton Point Park, Croton-on-Hudson
  • Jewish, Sunday, Aug. 20, Noon – 6 p.m. at Kensico Dam Plaza, Valhalla

Ridge Road Park, 287 Ridge Rd, Hartsdale, NY 10530, Kinseco Dam Plaza, 1 Bronx River Parkway Rd,, Valhalla, NY 10595, or Coton Point Park, 1 Croton Point Ave, Croton-On-Hudson, NY 10520
For more information, please visit their website.

Yorktown History at Museum in Yorktown Heights

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 through Thursday, 11am to 4pm, Sunday 12-3pm
1974 Commerce Street, Yorktown Heights, New York
Admission: Free
Visit their website for more information.

Try a Free Aikido Class in White Plains

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 and Sunday from 10:30 am until 11:45 am
Aikido of Westchester, 100 Mamaroneck Avenue, 2nd Floor, White Plains, NY
Try one class today! There is no obligation to join.
Visit their website.

Have a Family Fun Day at Muscoot Farm in Katonah

You can have a stroll through the original barns, say hello to the super cute animals and spend the day wandering around in the beautiful nature! There are sometimes even sweet new-born baby animals to visit! Which one will be your favorite? Or you can explore. There are 777 acres with numerous hiking trails to enjoy with your family. Maybe you can spot some wildlife?
Opened Daily from 10am to 4pm
Muscoot Farm, 51 Route 100, Katonah, NY 10536
Cost: Free admission. Visit their website for more information.


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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.

Historical & Military Vehicle Show

July 1, 2017: Military vehicles, displays, exhibits, soldiers from different eras, American BBQ & more. Admission $10 adults, $5 kids. Free to military vets w/proof of service. 10-4pm Located in Lasdon Park, Arboretum & Veterans Memorial, Somers 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.

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.

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.

Friday Night Fireworks

August 11, 2017: A spectacular fireworks display every Friday night at 9:15pm through Sept 1st. Playland Park, Rye 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.

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.

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 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.

28th Annual Yorktown Community Day

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!
Saturday, June 17th, 11am to 4pm 
Jefferson Valley Mall, 650 Lee Blvd, Yorktown Heights, NY 10598
Free Admission.
For more information, please visit their website.

Grand Opening of Lasdon Conservatory

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.” 

During our opening weekend we will have face painting, presentations, music, food, The Shop and more!
Saturday, June 17th, and Sunday, June 18th, 10am to 4pm 
Lasdon Park, 2610 Amawalk Rd, Katonah, NY 10536
Adults: $10, Kids: $5, Children 2 & Under: Free
For more information, please visit their website.

Historical and Military Vehicle Show

Military vehicles, displays, exhibits, soldiers from different eras, American BBQ & more.
Saturday, July 1st, 10am - 4pm 
Lasdon Park, 2610 Amawalk Rd, Katonah, NY 10536
Admission $10 adults, $5 kids. Free to military vets w/proof of service.
For more information, please visit their website.

Hilltop Hanover Farm Fest

Join us for a fun family "Farm Fest", featuring vendors, food booths, tractor demonstrations from the Yorktown Grange Tractor Club, children’s games, the WHUD prize wheel, and tractor rides. Also, the Hilltop Hanover farm stand will officially open on June 3rd with early organically grown crops direct from the farm. In addition, the farm stand will be selling products from ten local farms and artisans as well as its own eggs.
Saturday, June 3rd, 10am to 4pm
Hilltop Hanover Farm, 1271 Hanover Street, Yorktown Heights, NY 10598
Suggested Donation: $5
For more information, please visit their website.

Historic Mansion "Gossip" Tour in Mount Kisco

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.
Sunday, February 26th, 2017 at 1:00 pm 2:30 pm
Merestead Estate, 455 Byram Lake Rd, Mt Kisco, NY 10549
For more information, please visit their website.

An Exhibit of the Art of Alberto Murillo in Tarrytown

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.
February 4th through February 26th, 2017 from 11:00 am until 05:00 pm
Canfin Gallery, 39 Main Street, Tarrytown, NY
For more information, please visit their website.

2017 Home Lifestyle & Family Show in Yorktown Heights

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!
Saturday, February 18th, 2017 from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm
Jefferson Valley Mall, 650 Lee Boulevard, Yorktown Heights, NY 10598
Admission is FREE!
For more information, please visit their website.

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

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.
Saturday, February 11th, 2017 from noon until 4:00 pm
Solaris Sports Club, 201 Veterans Road, Yorktown Heights, NY 10598
This event is open to the general public.
For more information, please visit their website.

Tappin' the Trees at Muscoot Farm

It's sugaring time! Watch as the Muscoot maples are tapped and learn how the sap is transformed into maple syrup and sugar.
Sunday, February 5th, 2017 from 1:30 pm until 3:00 pm
Muscoot Farm, 51 NY-100, Katonah, NY 10536
For more information, please visit their website.

Spend a Family Day at the Legoland Discovery Center in Yonkers

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
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
Legoland Discovery Center, 39 Fitzgerald Street, Yonkers, NY 10710
Admission is $22 for adults and $19 for children ages 3 to 12
For more information, please visit their website.

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

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.
Saturday, Jan 21st, 2017 at 8:00 PM
Academic Arts Theatre, Westchester Community College, 75 Grasslands Rd, Valhalla, NY
Admission is $22 (General); $20 (Seniors/Students); $16 (Children under 13)
Visit their website.

Fieldhome Fall Festival

The 12th Annual Fieldhome Fall Festival features live entertainment, a classic car show, kids zone with rides, a petting zoo, pumpkin decorating games, prizes, and other fun family events! Admission and parking are free! Please bring canned and dried foods to benefit the YorkTown Food Pantry.
Saturday, September 24th, 11am - 4pm 
The Seabury at Fieldhome, 2276 Catherine St., Cortlandt Manor, NY
Rain or Shine - Sorry, no dogs allowed.
For more information, visit their website.

Songs of America

In recognition of Thanksgiving there will be a performance, and sing-along, of songs that chronicle American history, from colonial times through the 20th century, with historical commentary.
Friday, November 25, 2016 1:00PM 
St. Paul's Church N.H.S., 897 S. Columbus Av., Mt. Vernon, NY
Admission is free.
For more information, please visit their website.

Historical Society Program - The Story of the Nimhams

“THE STORY OF THE NIMHAMS” by Alfred (Stone Heart) Conley and Edward (Wolf) Walker, brothers who are descendants of Chief Daniel Nimham and are members of the Schaghticoke First Nation. Nimham was an influential local Native American Sachem in the 1700s. He championed indigenous rights in the Phillips Patent, served with Roger's Rangers in the French and Indian War and traveled to England to petition changes in the Phillips' Land Grant. Hear the full and interesting story of the much respected Chief Nimham and his descendants.
Thursday, November 17, 2016 - 7:30pm 
Yorktown Hart Library, 1130 Main St., Shrub Oak, NY
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For more information, please visit their website.

Shop the Farmers Market for Thanksgiving Preparations

Last one of the season! Buy fresh! Buy local! Shop more than 20 vendors offering fresh produce and food products from local farmers.
Sunday, Nov. 13th from 9:30 am to 2:30 pm 
Muscoot Farm, 51 NY-100, Katonah, NY 10536
For more information, please visit their website.

Veterans Breakfast - 7th Annual Complimentary Breakfast in Your Honor

The Breakfast Program will Include: Recognition of our Veterans' contributions, Remembrance of those who have served, Information on Medicare and VA benefits, Entertainment
Thursday, Nov. 10th from 10:00am to 11:30am 
Marriott Hotel - Tarrytown, 670 White Plains Road, Tarrytown, NY 10591
Space is limited. You must pre-register. Please call: 914-666-4228 ext. 1175

Westchester County Home Show

The Westchester County Home Show offers the very best home improvement companies in the Metro area , attracting attendees from the suburbs to the city.
Saturday, Nov. 5th from 11:00 am to 6:00 pm and Sunday, Nov. 6th from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm 
Westchester County Center, 198 Central Avenue, White Plains, NY 10606
$8 for adults, $7 for seniors, kids 12 and under are free.
For more information, please visit their website.

Annual Support-a-Walk for Breast & Ovarian Cancer

The 2016 Support-A-Walk for Breast and Ovarian Cancer is a 3-mile walkathon held each year to bring attention to the needs of people affected by breast and ovarian cancer. Proceeds fund Support Connection’s free, year-round support services for people affected by breast and ovarian cancer. Each year, people travel from across the Hudson Valley and beyond to take part in this inspiring and uplifting community event. In 2015, more than 9,000 people attended. Many participants walk in celebration of or in tribute to those affected by these diseases. 
Sunday, October 2nd, 9:00am - 12:00pm 
Franklin D. Roosevelt State Park, 2957 Crompond Rd., Yorktown Heights, NY
Rain or Shine - Call 914-962-6402 for more information or email walk@supportconnection.org
For more information or to donate, visit their website.

Yorktown's 8th Annual Festival and Street Fair

A fun-filld day of food, music, activities for kids and more than 250 vendors awaits! Enter the Dog Costum Parade, Hula Hoop or Dog Deating Contests. 
October 9th, 11:00am - 5:00pm 
Jack DeVito Veteran's Memorial Field, Commerce Street and Veterans Road, Yorktown Heights, NY
Visit yorktownchamber.org for vendor applications and contest entry forms.
For more information, visit their website.

Hilltop Hanover Square Dance

Dance to The Resonators and get moving with caller Liz Slade. Bring a picnic dinner and join just for desserts, drinks and down home fun!
October 22nd 4:30pm - 7:00pm 
Hilltop Hanover Farm, 1271 Hanover Street, Yorktown Heights, NY
Bring a picnic dinner and join us for desserts and down home fun!
For more information, visit their website.

Summer Concerts at the Gazebo

The Yorktown Lion’s Club and the Yorktown Parks & Recreation Department will host the annual summer concert series at the John “Jack” De Vito Gazebo on Veterans Road. The headliners for 2016 will capture the audience with a variety of renditions from Rock to Soul. Join us Sunday evenings for great music this summer.
August 21st & August 28th
All shows will take place at 6:00 PM. Rain location is the Yorktown Stage located adjacent to the Gazebo at the Yorktown Community and Cultural Center.
Jack DeVito Memorial Gazebo, 1974 Commerce Street, Yorktown Heights, NY 10598
Visit their website for more information.

Spin and Knit

Calling all spinners and knitters, beginning or experienced! Come gather in an informal atmosphere and be part of a monthly spinning and knitting group. No fee or registration required for first time attendees.
Saturday, August 20th - 11am - 1pm
Hilltop Hanover Farm, 1271 Hanover Street, Yorktown Heights, NY 10598
For more information, visit their website.

Go Climb A Tree In the Winter?! Sure, at the Bridgeport, CT Discovery Museum Adventure Park!

Adventure Park at Discovery Museum in Bridgeport, Connecticut, has a whopping 11 "treetop trails" that kids can tackle, which consist of about 180 platforms installed through all of the trees, and connected by cables, ropes and wood which form "crossings". Don't worry parents, it's safe! All of the climbers wear safety harnesses which will take them through all of the courses safely. Climbing is available for kids 5 years old and up.
All Day Winter Fun Pass Special through January 22nd, 2016
Adventure Park at the Discovery Museum, 4450 Park Ave., Bridgeport, CT 06604
Cost: Winter Fun Pass $17.95/person all day. For more information visit their Website

Come Explore Animal Tracks at Muscoot Farm in Katonah

Muscoot Farm was founded in 1880 and operated as a dairy farm until Westchester County acquired the property in the late 1960s so there is a lot of history to learn about and appreciate! Of course, the animals are the originals.... You can stroll through the original barns, say hello to the super cute animals and spend the day wandering around in the beautiful 777 acres of nature! There are sometimes even sweet new-born baby animals to visit!
Saturday, January 16, 2016 from 8:30am - 10:00am
Muscoot Farm, 51 Route 100, Katonah, NY 10536
Cost: Free. For more information visit their Website

The Yorktown Halloween Parade & Carnival

Co-sponsored with the Yorktown Lions Club, the Halloween parade will begin at the Yorktown Plaza Park (Rexall’s). Participants will march to the Yorktown Community & Cultural Center for outdoor Halloween activities, costume showcase, hayrides and entertainment. 
Saturday, October 31, 2015 - 2:00pm
Yorktown Plaza Park, 1905 Commerce Street, Yorktown Heights, NY
Cost: Free to all Yorktown residents. No registration required.. For more information visit their Website

It's A Halloween Costume Party for Adults

This is an annual fundraiser for the Conservatory with a costume contest, live music, food and dance.
Friday, October 30, 2015, 7:00PM
Lasdon Park, Arboretum and Veterans Memorial, Katonah, NY
Cost: Tickets $60 per person, $55 for Friends of Lasdon. For more information visit their Website

What Does the Great Goblin Look Like?

This program is available to Yorktown residents, grades K to 5. The Yorktown Parks & Recreation Department would like to know what you think the Halloween Great Goblin looks like. All entries must be on an 8 1/2” x 11” white sheet of paper. The first place drawing will be used on the 2016 Great Goblin Call Program T-Shirts. Drawings must be submitted to the Recreation Department by Thursday, October 29.
Thursday, October 29, 2015 from 8:30am to 4:00pm
Parks & Recreation Office, 176 Granite Springs Road, Yorktown Heights, NY 
Cost: FREE. For more information visit their Website

Great Goblin Call

If the Great Goblin calls, will you be home to answer the call? Complimentary candy prizes and a Great Goblin T-shirt will be given to all participants at our “spooky” Recreation Office on Thursday, October 29, between 9:00 am and 4:00 pm.
Wednesday, October 28, 2015 between 6:30pm and 7:30pm. 
Parks & Recreation Office, 176 Granite Springs Road, Yorktown Heights, NY 
Cost: FREE. For more information visit their Website

Bring the Kids to Meet the Ladies

What fun! Come join Farm Staff and Volunteers for a family friendly event to get to know their chickens! What better way to teach little ones where eggs come from? 
Saturday, October 24, 2015 from 11:00am to 12:00pm
Hilltop Hanover Farm, 1271 Hanover Street, Yorktown Heights, NY
Cost: Free. For more information visit their Website

Yorktown High School Music Boosters Tag Sale

HUGE 200+ Family Tag Sale! Indoors – Rain or Shine. Come out to buy goodies and support the school music programs.
Sunday, October 18, 2015 from 9:00am to 2:00pm
Yorktown High School, 2727 Crompond Road, Yorktown Heights, NY
Cost: FREE. For more information visit their Website

Riverlovers Pot Luck Supper at Croton Point Nature Center

Bring a dish and enjoy an environmentally-themed movie: "Crude Awakenings." A great way to spend the evening with family and friends.
Friday, October 16, 2015, 6:30PM - 8:30PM
Croton Point Nature Center, Croton-on-Hudson, NY
Cost: FREE. For more information visit their Website

Yorktown Festival & Street Fair

Come join friends, family and neighbors for the 7th Annual Fall Festival and Street Fair, sponsored by the Yorktown Chamber of Commerce. This promises to be a wonderful day with lots of attractions to please everyone in the family!
Sunday, October 11, 2015 - 11:00am to 5:00pm
Commerce Street & Veterans Road, Veterans Road, Yorktown Heights, NY
Cost: FREE. For more information visit their Website

Wildlife Tracking at Muscoot Farm in Katonah

Have you ever wondered what kind of creature created tracks you see around your yard and neighborhood? Join the naturalist for a walk around Muscoot farm in search of tracks and the wildlife that made them.
Saturday, October 10, 2015, 8:30AM - 9:30AM
Muscoot Farm, 51 NY-100, Katonah, NY
Cost: Call 914-864-7282 for more information or visit their Website

Cultural Heritage Celebrations 2015

Experience a variety of cultures from around the world this summer without leaving Westchester County during the annual cultural heritage celebrations held in county parks. Festivals will be held rain or shine. Seating is informal; bring blankets or folding chairs for seating on the lawn. All festivals are sponsored by Westchester County Parks.

  • Jewish Music & Arts Festival, Aug. 16, Noon - 6 p.m., Kensico Dam Plaza, Valhalla
  • Heritage of India Festival, Aug. 2, 11:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m., Kensico Dam Plaza, Valhalla
  • Italian Heritage Festival, July 26, noon - 7 p.m., Kensico Dam Plaza, Valhalla
  • Hispanic Heritage Festival, July 19, noon - 7 p.m., Kensico Dam Plaza, Valhalla
  • Polish Heritage Festival, July 12, noon - 6 p.m., Kensico Dam Plaza, Valhalla
  • Irish Heritage Festival, June 28, noon - 6 p.m., Ridge Road Park, Hartsdale
  • African American Heritage Festival, June 28, noon - 7 p.m., Kensico Dam Plaza, Valhalla

Cost: Admission to all events is FREE. For more information visit their Website

Family Film Frenzy at Westchester County Pools

See a hit movie and go for a swim as the popular “Family Film Frenzy” series, featuring outdoor movies and after-hours swimming. The park opens at 7 p.m. for after-hours swimming, picnicking, and relaxing. The movie begins at sundown. Bring your own picnic, or purchase food at the concession stand. For seating, bring blankets and chairs.

  • Annie (PG-2014), Wednesday, July 29 at Willson's Waves Pool in Mount Vernon.
  • Big Hero 6 (PG-2014), Wednesday, July 22 at Saxon Woods Pool in White Plains.
  • Dolphin Tale 2 (PG-2014), Wednesday, July 15 at Glen Island Beach in New Rochelle.
  • The BoxTrolls (PG-2014), Wednesday, July 8 at The Brook at Tibbetts Brook Park in Yonkers.

Cost: Admission is $5 per person (free for children under 5) and includes the movie only. A Westchester County Park Pass is not required for admission. Admission wristbands will go on sale the day of the event at each location and will be sold on a first-come, first-served basis while supplies last. For more information visit their Website

New York Metro Reptile Show Comes to White Plains

Thousands of live pet reptiles, amphibians, and invertebrates on display and for sale. Books, supplies, cages, and more! 200 + vendor tables. All children must be accompanied by an adult over 21.
(Sunday, July 12th from 10:00am - 4:00pm)
Westchester County Center, 198 Central Avenue, White Plains , NY 10606 
Cost: Admission $10 Adults, $5 Children 7-12 yrs, children under 7 free. For more information visit their Website

The Annual Senior Pool Party and Barbecue in White Plains

Sponsored by Westchester County Parks and the county’s Department of Senior Programs and Services, the pool party is open to Westchester County residents age 60 and older. Seniors are welcome to bring their young grandchildren. Since the pool will not be officially open, seniors and youngsters will have exclusive use of the facility. Saxon Woods also features the “Andy’s Place” playground, which is handicapped-accessible for children with special needs and is fun for kids of all ages. Barbecued chicken, tossed salad, potato salad, juice and dessert will be available. Entertainment will be provided by the Stolen Moments Band along with a water aerobics and tai chi class presented by Tai Chi School of Westchester. In addition, free rounds of mini-golf will be available. Participants are welcome to bring any additional non-alcoholic beverages. Seating at Saxon Woods Pool is limited; participants are encouraged to bring chairs for seating.
Tuesday, June 23rd, from 10:00am to 3:00pm
Saxon Woods Pool in White Plains
Cost: Admission & Parking are FREE. No park passes are required for this event. For more information visit their Website

Father's Day Fishing Derby at the Westmoreland Sanctuary

Come on out with your dad and enjoy this special event as Westmoreland Sanctuary suspends their “no fishing” policy. Parents must accompany their children. Each participant must provide their own fishing equipment, bait, etc. Limited to 15 children. 
Sunday, June 21st from 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Westmoreland Sanctuary, 260 Chestnut Ridge Road, Mount Kisco NY 10549 
Cost: Members: FREE; nonmembers: $5.00. Pre-register by 5:00pm on Friday, June 12. Additional details to be provided upon registration. For more information visit their Website

Double Fun for Father's Day at Hilltop Hanover Farm & Environmental Center

You can double your Father's Day fun by taking advantage of two events happening at the farm. Take dad for a guided hike around the property and woods. Learn all about Westchester’s local flora and fauna on this two hour walk through the woods. Hike is weather permitting, no fee. Every Saturday throughout the summer and fall they will open their U-Pick. Enjoy harvesting your own vegetables, herbs and flowers and learn how the farm staff is growing and harvesting produce without the use of pesticides, herbicides or synthetic fertilizers as you pick produce for a week of delicious local, seasonal meals. 
Saturday, June 13th, Both Start at 10:00am
Hilltop Hanover Farms, 1271 Hanover Street, Yorktown Heights, NY 10598
Cost: The Father's Day Hike is FREE. Pay for your produce at the tent stand in the field. U-pick gate closes promptly at 4:00 p.m. For more information visit their Website

Holy Rosary Church Annual Bazaar in Hawthorne, NY

Games, rides, food and more are in store at the Holy Rosary Church's annual event.
Wednesday, June 10th through Saturday, June 13th starting at 6:00pm each day
Holy Rosary Church, 170 Bradhurst Avenue, Hawthorne NY 10532 
Cost: Wristbands are available for $25; single tickets may be purchased as well. Free parking. For more information visit their Website

Annual Yorktown Chamber of Commerce Auto Show

The 4th Annual Yorktown Chamber of Commerce Auto Show takes place at the Jack DeVito Memorial Park in Yorktown Heights. Check out 2015/2016 car models and enjoy amusement rides, kids’ activities, and fun foods. Enter a raffle for a chance to win a TV.
Saturday, June 6th from 11:00am to 4:00pm
Jack DeVito Memorial Park, Veterans Road, Yorktown Heights NY 10598 
Cost: FREE admission and parking. For more information visit their Website

Yorktown Chamber of Commerce 17th Annual Dinner Dance & Awards Celebration

Come have a lovely evening out with fine food and dancing as we honor the outstanding members of our community.
Friday, May 29, 2015 starting at 6:00pm
Villa Barone Hilltop Manor, 466 Route 6, Mahopac, NY 10541
For pricing and more information visit their Website

Yorktown Heights Memorial Day Parade

Join in the tradition of Memorial Day as we actively remember our ancestors, our family members, our loved ones, our neighbors, and our friends who have given the ultimate sacrifice in conflicts and in wars. The parade will be followed by speeches and a ceremony at John “Jack” DeVito Gazebo, located at the Yorktown Community and Cultural Center
Monday, May 25, 2015 beginning at 11:00am
Town Hall, 363 Underhill Avenue, Yorktown Heights, NY 10598
Cost: Free. For more information visit their Website

My Brother Vinny/Vincent Miritello Walk in Yorktown Heights

My Brother Vinny is a NYS 501c3 non-profit charitable organization that, as their motto states, are "Helping mankind one good deed at a time!" They organize, distribute food, clothing and furniture and housewares to US Veterans, outreach groups, shelters and families in Westchester County/vicinities. They run an annual My Brother Vinny Walk to help local animal shelters and rescue groups in the aid and support of animal welfare. Last but not least, they establish and implement community based events geared towards improving the enjoyment of life, happiness and health of the emotionally, physically and intellectually disabled.
Sunday, May 17, 2015 - Registration will be at 9:00am, followed by the Walk at 10:00am and the Party/BBQ at 11:00am
Franklin D. Roosevelt State Park, 2957 Crompond Road, Yorktown Heights, NY 10598
Cost: Sponsorship opportunities are listed at http://www.firstgiving.com/mybrothervinny/mbvwalksponsor2015. For more information visit their Website

Yorktown's Annual Fishing Derby

Yorktown's Annual Fishing Derby is held as a program of the Parks & Recreation Department. Just register for the Derby or register for the Fishing Lesson Program and the class fee includes entry into the Derby.
Saturday, May 16, 2015 from 10:00am to 1:00pm
Sparkle Lake, Granite Springs Road, Yorktown Heights, NY 10598
For pricing and more information visit their Website

Sunday Concert at the HART - Horn & Harp

Peter and Alyssa Reit present horn and harp music from Renaissance masters to 20th century classics at the John C. Hart Memorial Library. No registration, doors open at 1:45 pm
Sunday, May 3, 2015 starting at 2:00pm
John C. Hart Memorial Library, 1130 East Main Street, Shrub Oak, NY 10588
Cost: The Programs are FREE and open to the public but registration is required for most programs. For information contact the Reference Desk or call 914-245-5262, x227 or visit their Website

Special Olympics NY Hudson Valley Region Annual Walk

Join friends, family and neighbors for a fun day and help raise funds for the Special Olympics. It is a beautiful 2-mile walk around the park. With just a few clicks, you are ready to get started! All money raised at the Miles for Medals Walk at FDR Park will benefit local programs of Special Olympics NY
Sunday, April 26, 2015 starting at 9:00am
Franklin D. Roosevelt State Park, 2957 Crompond Road, Yorktown Heights, NY 10598
Go to http://2015.kintera.org/MilesForMedals to register or for more information about the walk! You can also register the day of event.
For more information, contact: Teresa Gilli, Director of Development, Special Olympics New York Hudson Valley Region Office, 1207 Route 9, Suite 1C, Wappingers Falls, NY 12590, Phone: 845-765-2497 or via Email at tgilli@nyso.org

Sunday Concerts at the HART in Shrub Oak - Rhythms of the World

The John C. Hart Memorial Library proudly presents the exotic guitar and mandolin duo of Judy Handler and Mark Levesque with their Rhythms of the World Program includes their own special arrangements of music from many countries including Spain, Italy, Ireland, Hungary, Russia, Brazil, Venezuela, Paraguay, Israel, Taiwan and more!
Sunday, April 12, 2015 starting at 2:00pm
John C. Hart Memorial Library, 1130 East Main Street, Shrub Oak, NY 10588
Cost: The Programs are FREE and open to the public but registration is required for most programs. Please see details below. For information contact the Reference Desk or call 914-245-5262, x227. For more information visit their Website

Easter Egg Hunt & Tour at Hilltop Hanover Farm

Members are invited for a kids Easter Egg Hunt starting at 10:00 AM followed by a tour of the farm. Please register to attend. This is a free event for members of the Friends of Hilltop Hanover Farm. If you would like to be come a member you can do so at https://www.nycharities.org/app/hilltop/ and then register for tickets at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/1380934
Saturday, April 4, 2015 starting at 10:00am
Hilltop Hanover Farm, 1271 Hanover Street, Yorktown Heights, NY 10598

Disney Live! Three Classic Fairy Tales at the Westchester County Center

Dreams really do come true in "Disney Live! presents Three Classic Fairy Tales" presented by Stonyfield YoKids Organic Yogurt. Come join Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Donald and Goofy as they bring the timeless fairy tale adventures of Cinderella, Beauty and The Beast, and Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs to life in a live theatrical experience that is pure magic.
Thursday through Sunday, March 26,27,28 and 29 Call 914-995-4050 for times
Westchester County Center, 198 Central Avenue, White Plains, NY 10606
Cost: Tickets range from $20.00 to $155.00 Purchase your tickets in person at the County Center box office, online at Ticketmaster.com or call Ticketmaster at 800-745-3000. Visit the Center Website

Main Street Market at the Westchester Center

Take the family out and buy fresh local foods, such as cheeses and pickles, meats and baked goods, and wine as well as products such as hand-made jewelry, soaps and body butters during the new Main Street Market, to be held on select Sundays through March 2015
Sundays Feb. 8 and March 22, 2015 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Westchester County Center, 198 Central Avenue, White Plains, , NY 10606
Cost: Free     Website

Hilltop Hanover Farm & Environmental Center Annual Holiday Potluck

A great opportunity to socialize and meet friends, staff and volunteers of the Farm. Bring a dish to share - entrée, appetizer or desert, and the farm will provide the beverages.
Friday, Dec. 12, 2014 from 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
1271 Hanover St., Yorktown Heights, NY 10598
Cost: Free - Please visit their RSVP website to register so they will know how many are planning to attend.  Website 

Jefferson Valley Mall Kidgits Club Breakfast with Santa

Great way to start a holiday weekend!
Saturday, December 6, 2014 - 8:30am to 10:00am
Jefferson Valley Mall, 650 Lee Boulevard, Yorktown Heights, NY 10598


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