Looking for fun things to do for the kids? Check out these items:
Claymation for African-American History Month, Wednesday, February 6, 6 p.m. White Plains Public Library, 100 Martine Ave., White Plains, NY. In honor of Black History Month, the White Plains Library will host a four-part claymation workshop in which the participants will tell the life story of three famous African Americans. Westchester artist Susan Ordahl will discuss the general principals of animation, guide participants through the process of building characters made out of clay, and help participants develop effective story ideas. The finished claymation video will be posted on YouTube. 20 participants max. Registration is not required but greatly appreciated. For teens - high school. Snacks will be served. For more information, 914-422-1480.
Rockin’ Tots Music Class, Wednesday, February 6, 10 a.m. Weekday Nursery School of the New Rochelle United Methodist Church, 1200 North Ave., New Rochelle, NY. Tickets: $15. A special program for children ages 1-3 (siblings under 10 months free) Miss Laura acoustically rocks your toddler’s world in this upbeat, interactive music class where you and your child will sing, dance, clap, groove and wiggle to Laura’s original folk-pop tunes, as well as traditional kids’ favorites. This class is a great way to spend some musical time with your child! Puppets, musical props and shakers will be used throughout the session. For more information, cal 914-632-6758.
Lego Club, Thursday, February 7, 4:30 p.n. White Plains Public Library, 100 Martine Ave., White Plains, NY. Join the LEGO building fun. Children in grades 1 through 6 are invited to design and build their own structures using the Trove’s lego set. For more information, call 914-422-1476.
Teen Coffeehouse Night, Thursday, February 7, 6:30 p.m. Pelham Public Library, 530 Colonial Ave., Pelham, NY. Pelham PACT, Teen Advisory Board and Junior League of Pelham present an evening for teens with live poetry, acoustic music, theatrical scene performances and art work. Room capacity limited to 40 people. For more information and to set up audition time prior to event, call 914-738-1234.
Green Golly Presents: Last Night I Dreamt I Ate a Giant Marshmallow, Sunday, February 10, 2 p.m. White Plains Public Library, 100 Martine Ave., White Plains, NY. This zany and interactive musical delight combines stories about kid-life, songs about kid-experience, dreams about kid-stuff and jokes - silly and dumb but always funny! Good dreams, bad dreams, day dreams and big dreams make this Giant Marshmallow of a comedy not only fun but inspiring. Kids participate by telling their favorite jokes, sharing their biggest dreams and discovering what it takes to make those dreams come true! 'Marshmallow' is a wonderfully entertaining method of inspiring children to face and overcome challenges -- both the inner and outer ones! This “edutainment” goes beyond teaching self-esteem or character education -- it endeavors to give children tools that will enable them to begin to achieve their goals. Ages 5-12. For more information, call 914-422-1476.