PLEASANTVILLE- FREE Family Saturdays at the Lab @ Jacob Burns Film Center (JBFC)
SATURDAYS: November 3rd & December 1st 2018
10 am – 12 pm
For ages 3 – 13
FREE & Open to the public !
Drop by the JBFC Media Arts Lab between on the first Saturday of select months (November, Dec., March & April) for our Family Saturdays @ the Lab program!
Each month’s event features three FREE, hands-on media activities for students. With the help of our faculty and staff, media-makers of all ages can explore, discover, and create amazing projects. We offer a wide variety of activities, from animation and sound editing to live green-screening and group storytelling projects!
Fall 2018 Family Saturdays @ the Lab Schedule
Nov. 3 – Light and Exposure
Dec. 1 – Sound
Please note: This event is FREE and open to the public. No registration is necessary – just sign in when you arrive, and remember to bring your JBFC Kids stamp card! As an added membership benefit, all card-carrying JBFC Members at the Film Family level and above are invited to join us at 9:30 am for early entry.
CORNWALL- Wild Turkey Trek @ Hudson Highlands Nature Museum at the Outdoor Discovery Center
SUNDAY, November 25, 2018
This program is recommended for adults and families with children ages 5 & up.
Museum Members: $5/Adults, $3/Children; Not-yet-Members: $10/Adults, $7/Children.
Hike the McKeon Loop trail and learn all about this fascinating bird that is so prevalent this time of year. Find out about the turkey’s natural history and amazing adaptations.
Founded in 1959, the Hudson Highlands Nature Museum is a premier nature center with a focus on Environmental Education with a mission to develop responsible caretakers of the environment. Over the years it has developed quality educational programs for students and the public that focus on the unique ecology of the Hudson Highlands and promote knowledge and appreciation of our natural world. The Museum is home to Grasshopper Grove, the Hudson Valley’s first Nature Play area. The Museum’s Outdoor Discovery Center and Grasshopper Grove are located in Cornwall, New York and the Wildlife Education Center in Cornwall-on-Hudson, New York.
Brush up on your art culture in this literacy-based art class!
First we read together, then learn about an artist
and/or technique, and finish up by using that technique to create
our own unique artwork based on the book we read!
8 SATURDAYS starting September 29, 2018
For ages 2-5
Full 8-class session – $195/child
Half-time (first 4 classes of session only) – $120/child
Single class – $35/child (must contact us ahead of time to schedule)
Each class runs for 45 minutes
*Please make us aware of any allergies prior to enrolling*
Story Studio is a quality children’s program dedicated to providing families with an opportunity to expand upon their reading experiences by becoming part of the literature. We utilize both art and cooking as vehicles through which to immerse ourselves further into the stories we read.
POUGHKEEPSIE- STEM and Pizza Night @ The Mid-Hudson Children’s Museum
THURSDAYS: October 18th & November 15th 2018
5:30 – 7:30 pm
COST: $9 per person for MHCM members; $12 for non-members
Celebrate your child’s school year with these fun evening events for the whole family! Families will explore the Museum after hours, engage with special activity stations, and participate in a fun, hands-on science workshop. All that … with pizza dinner, too!
OCTOBER THEME: Helicopters! Build a helicopter toy that flies 50 feet into the air!
NOVEMBER THEME: Electric Birthday Cards! Use copper tape and special lights to build the circuitry in a light up greeting card.
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Call (845) 471-0589 to reserve your spot!
With 4,315-acres, Ward Pound Ridge Reservation is Westchester County’s largest park. Its varied terrain and landscapes and miles of wooded trails provide a variety of activities in all seasons. There are areas for picnicking, lean-to camping, fishing, cross-country skiing, and sledding. The Trailside Nature Museum, founded in 1937, is one of the oldest museums of its kind in the United States.