Welcome to 2013! Let your young ones celebrate the start of the new year with some fun activities:
Three Kings Day/ Dia De Reyes, Wednesday, January 2, 7p.m. White Plains Public Library, 100 Martine Ave., White Plains, NY. Bilingual story time for children and their families. Includes craft and a cookie snack. Call 914-422-1476 for more information.
, Thursday, January 24, 9 a.m. Westchester Jewish Community Services, 845 N. Broadway, White Plains, NY. To kick off its 70th year of serving the community, Westchester Jewish Community Services (WJCS) is sponsoring the Dr. Samuel Kahn Memorial Lecture – Understanding ADHD: From Accurate Diagnosis to Family, Clinic & School Treatment Team. Dr. Margarita Munoz-Dummit, a board certified adult, child and adolescent psychiatrist who has worked for WJCS for 15 years, will discuss the evidence used to diagnose ADHD and to differentiate amongst the types of ADHD. Because clinics, schools and families need to form a team to work effectively with ADHD, Dr. Munoz-Dummit will describe the contribution of each part of the team. This free event open to the community. Registration required. To register, go to www.wjcs.com/kahnlecture. For more information, contact John Alterman at 914-949-7699, Ext. 374 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Polar Bear Run and Plunge at New York Sports Club, Saturday, January 5, 9 a.m. New York City Sports Club at New Rochelle, 175 Huguenot St., New Rochelle, NY. Everyone is a winner at the Tuff Kids Polar Bear Run & Plunge to support the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. In this challenging event, kids have a blast navigating through land and water obstacles and relays. After the event, cool down with food, games and prizes at the Polar Bear Party. It's a win-win for everyone—kids get active and money is raised for a good cause. Join us and work out to help out! Register: www.mysportsclubs.com/kids or call 914.636.2455
Jenny Murphy of Babies and Grand Music, Sunday, January 6, 2 p.m. White Plains Public Library, 100 Martine Ave., White Plains, NY. Music for babies and toddlers with parents or care givers. Come make music with Jenny Murphy. Lots of participation! Limited space - tickets distributed a half hour before the program. Call 914-422-1476 for more information.