For the Kids: Storytelling Festival, Pearl River Holiday Fair

Upcoming family-friendly best bets.

Each week, we'll give you the info on 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.

This time of year is loaded with family-friendly events. These are just a few scheduled for the coming week.

Kids Yoga
When/Where: 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 18 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

Pearl River Women’s Club Holiday Fair
When/Where: 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 17 at 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 your purchases)/PRWC776@­GMAIL.­COM

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

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

Albertus Magnus Christmas Boutique
Saturday, Nov. 17 from 10 a.m. - 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: $2.00 suggested donation at the door /  FalconParentsClub@albertusmagnus.net

Nyack Fencing Open House
Saturday, November 17 from 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. at Nyack Fencing Academy
Why Go:
Ever thought about picking up a sword and unleashing your inner muskeeter? 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
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
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
A.C. Moore / Free

Arts & Crafts Demonstration
Sunday, Nov. 18 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 with Rocky Road Marshmallow Pops
A.C. Moore / Free


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