Activities

Whether you’re looking for something to download and do at home or for a destination for social distanced activities, we have recommendations for all ages.

Kids

Westchester Children’s Museum At Home-Bring the Westchester Children’s Museum home to you with featured activities, drop-in themes, and valuable information! WCM at Home website for more information.

La Mama Kids Online-La MaMa Kids Online presents weekly kids performances and hands-on workshops online, timed especially for “after school” viewing! La MaMa will continue to use emerging technologies to create a new venue for artistic expression that questions how art can function and how we as a society can survive challenging periods of history. Fun for the whole family! STORYTELLING, MUSIC-MAKING, PUPPET CRAFT, MASK-MAKING, AND MORE! La MaMa Kids is a series of creative workshops and performances for the young and the young at heart. Master artists from LaMaMa teach theatre crafts in workshops that encourage imaginative play and hands-on learning. Children and adults learn the basics of storytelling, dance, mask and puppet-making, and more! Held monthly, La MaMa Kids is fun for the whole family!

At Home with the Staten Island Children’s Museum-During this time of at-home learning, they have created a number of resources to bring Staten Island Children’s Museum into your home.  Download exhibit activity sheets, try making one of their recipes, or watch one of the videos!

#CampYouTube-For all the kids who can’t attend summer camp this year, YouTube is offering this virtual digital learning experience for kids. Plenty of options for all ages and personalities! 

Six Flags Safari-Six Flags Great Adventure is currently close, but their drive through safari adventure is open! Make a reservation ahead of time, since the experience is running on limited capacity.

Adults

Westchester County Parks-Most parks and outdoor hiking trails remain open (social distancing required). Take yourself or the family on an outdoor excursion and enjoy the spring weather!

Untermeyer Gardens Tours– Limited tours are being offered at Untermeyer Gardens on the weekends. Tickets must be reserved in advance and all social distancing guidelines must be followed.

Greenburgh Nature Center– Although the playground and restrooms are closed, the grounds and outdoor animal exhibits are open for visitors. 

Muscoot Farm Farmers Market-The Muscoot Farm Farmers Market is open again! Please make sure to visit the website and register to attend. There are many safety regulations in place, so please read carefully and prepare accordingly.

Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts-Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts is a destination for exceptional music, captivating programs, spectacular gardens and grounds, and wonderful moments with friends and family. It enriches the lives of its audiences through innovative and diverse musical performances of the highest quality. Its mission also includes mentoring young professional musicians and providing educational programs for young children centered around music.

This summer there will be a selection of live streamed performances, and even a few outdoor live concert events. Check the page for the most up-to-date information.

Drive-In Movie Roundup-Westchester Family has created this wonderful list of nearby drive-in movie theaters that are currently offering showtimes.

Virtual Museum Tours

Virtual Fairfield Museum-Fairfield, CT

John Jay Homestead-Katonah, NY

Lyndhurst-Tarrytown, NY

Hudson River Museum-HRM from Home Yonkers, NY

\Google Arts and Culture explores museums from all over the world! Over 2,000 museums, 100,000 artworks, and 10,000 famous streetview sites are available for viewing.

Keeping it Local!

Rye Free Reading Room – check out our calendar for programs and activities, including virtual events and take-home maker kits.

The Rye Nature Center-Rye Nature Center Grounds are open for exploring! Online courses available as well.

The Rye Art Center– Online Courses available

The Rye YMCA-Offering virtual classes for members, and you can also visit their YouTube channel for at home videos!

The Jay Heritage Center-While the mansion and carriage house are closed, the grounds are open for exploration. 

Playland-Playland beach is open to Westchester residents only 11am-630pm. Must present proof of residency to be admitted. Miniature Golf at Playland will be opening soon!

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