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Grab & Go Kids Planner: Street Fairs, Tugboats, Reading Games and Science Fun

Activities for the younger set for the upcoming weekend.

1). Gamers Garrison  
Where/When:
, Meeting Room, 1 Library Plaza, New Rochelle, Wednesday, June 20. 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Why Go:
A weekly walk on the gaming side for teens in grades six through 12. Join in for two hours of open gaming and competition, including: video games (we will supply the PS3 and Wii; you bring the game); card gaming; RP gaming; board games and chess.
Pricing:
Free.
2. “Cool Science=Wondergy” at the Pelham Public Library
Where/When:
, 530 Colonial Ave, Pelham, Friday, June 22, 10:45 a.m.
Why go:
Hammer a nail into solid wood with a banana? Blow up a balloon ...from the outside? Explore how matter changes from solid to liquid to gas with liquid nitrogen. At 320 degrees below zero, it's the coolest stuff around. See how ice cream is made without a freezer. We use liquid nitrogen along with cream, milk, and flavorings to make the freshest ice cream you'll ever taste right before your eyes.
Pricing: Free.
3.
Where/When:
35 Alexander St, Yonkers, Saturday, June 23, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Why go:
Fun for the whole family! Free activities include dockside tours of the historic, bright red, 1907 tugboat Pegasus at the Yonkers Pier, making tugboats out of recycled materials, and viewing the classic Disney cartoon Little Toot at Beczak Environmental Education Center.
Pricing:
Free.
4. New Rochelle Summer Kick-Off Reading Party
Where/When:
, 1 Library Plaza, New Rochelle, Saturday, June 23 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Why go:
The New Rochelle Public Library’s Summer Reading Kick-off Party, designed to raise the level of enthusiasm for a summer of reading pleasure, will feature a 45-minute performance by the popular children’s entertainer, Louie Miranda. His lively bilingual program of spirited singing, dancing and games will begin at 1:15 pm in Library Green or in library’s Ossie Davis Theater in the event of rain.
Pricing:
Free.
5.
Where/When:
Fifth Avenue, Pelham, Sunday, June 24, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Why go:
More than 120 crafters, artists, vendors and merchants will line both sides of 5th  Avenue between First Street and Lincoln Avenue. An international selection of foods will be presented as well as live music, inflatable rides, games, clowns and jugglers.  Various live bands will be performing all day long.  FRESH 102.7-FM  RADIO will be present at the Street Fair and will be awarding prizes until supplies run out.
Pricing:
Free.

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