A Mom’s Guide To Westchester County Events :: November 2018


So, the pumpkin and apple picking and trick or treating is finished. Now what can you do with your family? Here is a listing of events that we have compiled for November. Please feel free to let us know about any others that may not be listed.

HRM Teen Night: Glow Party – November 2; 5:00-8:00 p.m.

Hudson River Museum, Yonkers

This tween and teen night is only $4. Enjoy a translucent extravaganza, complete with glow-in-the-dark activities, art projects, glow fashion, and much more. Dress to glow!

First Saturday Art Workshop – November 3; 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Westchester Children’s Museum, Rye

All ages can drop in for a hands-on art workshop led by fine arts and crafts specialist. The cost is $7; $6 seniors; free for children younger than 1.

Westchester/Lower Hudson Valley LLS 2018 Light The Night® Walk – November 3; 5:00 p.m.

Kingsland Point Park, 299 Palmer Avenue, Sleepy Hollow

Light The Night® is a fundraising campaign benefiting LLS and their funding of research to find blood cancer cures. The walk is about a mile long and once completed, the kiddies have a dedicated kid zone and a fireworks show! If you are unable to walk, donations are accepted on the site through December.

Diwali: A Celebration of Light – November 4; 2:00-4:00 p.m.

White Plains Public Library, White Plains

A program with stories, traditional Indian dances, and other activities to celebrate the triumph of good over evil.

Shape Painting – November 6; 9:45-10:15 a.m.

Lil Chameleon, Tuckahoe

For Pre-schoolers and younger children the cost is $10. Your child will love painting with shapes and creating new ones. This shape painting craft can be used to help your lil one learn their shapes.

Thanksgiving Paper Mache Pumpkin – November 6; 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Creative Corner of Larchmont

Workshops are $40. Paint a 6 x 8 paper mache pumpkin and decorate it for your Thanksgiving Table. Class includes project and a snack.

Photos with Santa + Free Gift – November 9 – December 24

Cross County Shopping Center, Yonkers

Come and see Santa! Take photos and get a free gift. Santa will be available for photos and visits at his winter home, located between Gap and Bath & Body Works. Participants must purchase one of two photo packages for $39.99 or $49.99

Nature Origami – November 10; 1:00-2:00 p.m. 

Cranberry Lake Preserve, West Harrison

Create your very own frogs, fish, flowers, and other plants and animals out of paper. No experience necessary. All ages welcome.

RRPH Presents: The Music of Janis Joplin for Kids – November 10; 11:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Garcia’s At The Capitol Theatre, Port Chester

The Rock and Roll Playhouse is a weekly family concert series providing kids and parents a place to inspire creativity through music

Science Sunday – November 11; 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Westchester Children’s Museum, Rye (Boardwalk of Rye Playland)

Drop in for Science Sunday on the second Sunday of the month. Sponsored by Con Edison.

Sunday Cinema @ the TROVE – November 11-25; 2:oo p.m.

White Plains Public Library, White Plains

This month’s movies include WALL-E, Treasure Planet, and A Wrinkle In Time.

Freezin’ For A Reason: 9th Annual Westchester Polar Plunge – November 17; 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Glen Island Park, New Rochelle

Help raise money for the athletes of Special Olympics New York by asking your friends, family, co-workers, etc. to support you in taking the PLUNGE!

RRPH Presents: The Music of The Band for Kids – November 17; 11:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Garcia’s At The Capitol Theatre, Port Chester

The Rock and Roll Playhouse is a weekly family concert series providing kids and parents a place to inspire creativity through music.

Artistree presents Mary Poppins Jr. – November 18; 11 a.m and 1:30 p.m. 

The Emelin Theatre, Mamaroneck

See Artistree Performing Arts’ 1st-4th grade production of Mary Poppins, Jr. for a supercalifragilisticexpialidocious time!

Celebrate Diwali – The Colorful Hindu Festival of Lights at Pelham Art Center – November 18; 1:30-3:30 p.m.

Pelham Art Center, Pelham

Pelham Art Center’s popular Diwali, Hindu Festival of Lights, returns as part of its Folk Arts Series.

Thanksgiving Craft – November 20; 4:00 p.m.

The Field Library, Peekskill

Give thanks with a fun Thanksgiving craft!

Scarecrow Painting – November 21; 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Creative Corner of Larchmont

This project allows children to paint with acrylic on a 12 x 12 canvas. Class includes project and a snack.

The Big Bad Fox and Other Stories –  November 17-18; 12:00 p.m.

Jacob Burns Film Center, Pleasantville

From the creators of the Academy Award–nominated Ernest & Celestine comes another hilarious, heartwarming tale of animal misfits

School Break Camp – Thanksgiving Break – November 22-23; Full Day 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., Half Day 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. or 12:00-3:oo p.m.

SPORTIME Lake Isle, Eastchester

The best place for players when they aren’t in school is a SPORTIME U10 or John McEnroe Tennis Academy Training Camp.

School Break Camp – Thanksgiving Break – November 22-23; Full Day 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., Half Day 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. or 1:00-4:oo p.m.

SPORTIME Harbor Island, Mamaroneck

The best place for kids when they are not in school is a SPORTIME School Break Camp.

Hudson River Museum – November 23-24; 12:00-5:00 p.m.

Hudson River Museum, Yonkers

Enjoy Thanksgiving weekend at the HRM with activities for all! On Friday, paint and collage a wintry river scene, participate in a Family Art Class, and so much more! 

Baseball Card Show – November 23-25; Friday, 1:00-7:00 p.m.; Saturday, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.; Sunday, 10:00 a.m – 4:00 p.m.

Westchester County Center, White Plains

Thousands of autographed/game used inserts, modern and vintage sports cards (Pre 1900’s – current), factory/hand collated sets (new and old), hobby and wax boxes – all sports and non-sport graded cards – PSA/BGS/SGC commons and set fillers for your new or old sets! Sports card supplies, ball holders and autograph holders, on-site autograph authentication. A day’s worth of fun!

Westchester’s Winter Wonderland – November 23 – December 31; Thursdays, 5:00-9:00 p.m.; Fridays and Saturdays, 5:oo-10:00 p.m.; Sundays, 5:00-9:00 p.m.

Kensico Dam Plaza, Valhalla

Come and celebrate the season with ice skating, rides, a holiday circus, magic shows, a musical light show, Christmas tree and so much more! See the website for more details.

What other fun events are going on around Westchester County this month? Let us know in the comments!