Go Shopping, Try Fencing Or Yoga And Listen To Stories

Family Best Bets of the Week!


Each week, we'll give you the info on the best family activities or events for the week. 

You're time-pressed enough, so we're happy to do the research and find the best things to do and places to go, both locally and within reasonable striking distance.

Look for the kids' planner each Wednesday, and help us build the planner with your own suggestions and tips ‚ just add them to the comment box. We want to hear from you! 

St. Paul Lutheran Church Holiday Boutique

When/Where: Saturday, Nov. 17 at 10 a.m. - 4 p.m./St. Paul Lutheran Church, 323 S Main St, New City
Why Go: The much anticipated annual St. Paul Holiday Boutique is here! Browse holiday decorations, baked goods, gifts, White Elephant, Raffle for Victorian Doll House and more! Join us for lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Cost/Contact: Free admission/http://­www. ­ stpaulchurchnewcity.­com

Albertus Magnus Christmas Boutique

When/Where: Saturday, Nov. 17 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Albertus Magnus High School
Why Go: Albertus Magnus will be hosting a Christmas Boutique and Bake Sale on Saturday. There will also be “Pictures with Santa”, craft activities for the children, and babysitting while their parents do their Christmas shopping. Make this your stop for Christmas and holiday shopping. There are many vendors who will be showcasing their goods at this event.
Cost/Contact: $ suggested donation at the door/ FalconParentsClub@albertusmagnus.net

Pearl River Women’s Club Holiday Fair

When/Where: Saturday, Nov. 17 at 10 a.m./Pearl River High School
Why Go: Take advantage of free gift shopping and support the Pearl River Women’s Club fundraiser, supporting scholarships given to Pearl River High School graduating seniors who participate in community service.
Cost/Contact: Free (except for what you purchases)/PRWC776@­GMAIL.­COM


Nyack Fencing Open House

When/Where: Saturday, Nov. 17 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Nyack Fencing Academy
Why Go: Ever thought about picking up a sword and unleashing your inner musketeer? Come down to Nyack Fencing Academy to see classes, lessons, and a tournament going on. There will be coaches and staff available to talk you through everything, answer questions, and time/availability you may be able to take a free private lesson! Nyack Fencing is recognized as a premier member club by USA Fencing.
Cost/Contact: Free / For more info, or if you would like to come in earlier and setup a free private lesson call John Scarpin at 845-803-6052

Arts & Crafts Demonstration

When/Where: Saturday, Nov. 17 from 1-3 p.m. at A.C. Moore
Why Go: Stop by A.C. Moore in Nanuet this Saturday with your kids for a demonstration on Wilton Gingerbread House and Nicole Crafts Foam Gingerbread House. 
Cost/Contact: A.C. Moore / Free


17th Annual Rockland Storytelling Festival

When/Where: Saturday, Nov. 17 from 1 to 4 p.m./Haverstraw Center at 50 W Broad St, Haverstraw
Why Go: Join us for an afternoon of storytelling, including professional storytellers, student storytellers and stories with crafts for children. Our storytellers will mesmerize you with their tales. Free admission! Free refreshments!  Fun for all ages.
Cost/Contact: Free/wwrockteach.org


Kids Yoga

When/Where: Sunday, Nov. 18 from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at Little Shanti Yoga Studio at 9 Walnut Street in Montvale, NJ
Why Go: Yoga designed for kids, with themes and their age taken into account.
Cost/Contact: $15/http://­www.­little­shantiyoga.­vpweb.­com


Arts & Crafts Demonstration

When/Where: Sunday, Nov. 18 from 1 to 3 p.m. at A.C. Moore
Why Go: Stop by A.C. Moore with your kids for a demonstration with Rocky Road Marshmallow Pops.
Cost/Contact: A.C. Moore / Free


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