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A Mom’s Guide To Westchester County Events :: August 2018

Summer is in full swing. Warm weather, lazy nights, and family fun are what summertime is all about. Luckily, there are a ton of events happening throughout Westchester County this month to give you opportunities to make the most of the summer days ahead.

August 1

  • Cross County Shopping Center, Yonkers :: Families will join Westchester County Moms Blog’s Project Manager, Leah, as she selects and reads stories to children outdoors on The Green in the center of the mall. Storytime will include music, bubble fun and more!
  • Wilson Waves Pool, Mount Vernon :: Come for a swim then stay for a show at 7:00 p.m.! The hit movie LEGO Ninjago (PG) will screen under the stars. Admission is $5 for anyone over five years old. Wrist bands available for purchase the day of event only.
  • Riis Park, Harrison :: Harrison’s summer concert series continues with the classic rock style of The Surf Bomb at  7:00 p.m. Bring blankets and the family for this night of musical free fun.
  • Senasqua Park, Croton-on-Hudson :: Starting at dusk, the outdoor film series concludes with a showing of Beauty and the Beast.  This is a free event with a rain date scheduled for the next evening. Bonus: It’s Popcorn Night!
  • Peekskill Riverfront, Peekskill :: From 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. the Wednesday night summer concert series concludes with a jazz night featuring Ray Blue’s Pro Am Ensemble. Rain site: Peekskill Middle School. 
  • The Taco Lounge, Nyack :: Starting this August, every Monday kids eat free from 4:00 -9:oo  p.m. with Happy Hour specials for grownups and outdoor lounging and a backyard sandpit for kids. Wednesdays is Comedy Night which is perfect for date night or girls night out! Get free entry with a two item minimum – show starts at 8:00 p.m. with drink specials and dinner!

August 2

  • Pierson Park, Tarrytown :: Tarrytown’s Outdoor Summer Concert Series holds free concerts on Thursday Nights from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. Enjoy the musical styling of the band, Losing Our Facilities. 
  • West Harrison Village Green, Harrison :: Harrison’s summer concert series continues with the classic rock style of Prognosis, a Pink Floyd/Genesis tribute band at 7:00 p.m  Bring blankets and the family for this night of musical free fun.

August 3

  • WCMB Park Hop Play Date at Untermeyer Gardens, Yonkers :: Moms, dads, and kids of all ages are welcome to enjoy a summer morning at one of Westchester’s beautiful parks. Meet some other families and let the kids burn off some steam. We’ll have snacks and lots of outdoor toys to play with.
  • Memorial Park, Mamaroneck ::  Starting at dusk, is the Movie in the Park featuring a showing of the Disney Classic Freaky Friday. Bring blankets or lawn chairs and have a Freaky Friday with the family!
  • Yonker’s Waterfront, Yonkers :: The Afro-Caribbean beats of Papa Jungle will fill the air of the Yonker’s waterfront for this free, family friendly concert from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. 

August 4

  • Kiwi Country Day Camp, Mahopac :: From 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., The Annual Muddy Puddle Mess Fest will take place to raise money for the Ty Lewis Campbell Foundation for cancer research and remind parents to have fun and get messy with their kids. There will be splatter paint and a “slopstacle” course as well as entertainment and plenty of other fun activities. Check online for tickets at eventbrite.com. Cost for event is $35.
  • Tuxedo Park, Tuxedo :: The New York Renaissance Faire offers fun of old every Saturday and Sunday through Labor Day from 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. There are theme weekends full of entertainment.

August 5

  • Kensico Dam Plaza, Valhalla ::  From 12:30 – 6:30 p.m. the Heritage of India Festival celebrates the cultural heritage of India with food, entertainment, music and fun.
  • Sixty5onMain, Nyack :: In order to celebrate National Sister Day, bring your sister to brunch! Enjoy unlimited mimosas and Bloody Mary’s on their outdoor terrace. Brunch is every Saturday and Sunday with live music.

August 6

  • Ridge Hill, Yonkers :: Bring your chairs or blankets for a movie under the stars. Pre-show activities begin at 7:00 p.m. and the movie, Jumaji:  Welcome to the Jungle, begins at sunset. Located on the south lawn (near Whole Foods).
  • Peekskill Riverfront, Peekskill :: Children’s Night is from 7:00-8:00 p.m. Join in on a night of fun with the musician Mark Rust.  Rain site: Ford Administration Building.

August 8 – 11

  • South Salem Fire House, South Salem ::  The South Salem Fire Department Carnival is from 6:00 – 10:00 p.m. Rides, games, food, entertainment, and more means fun for the whole family. Plus a parade through the town on August 8. 

August 8

  • Croton Point Park, Croton :: Starts at 7:00 p.m. Come for a swim then stay for a show! The Nut Job 2 (PG) will screen under the stars. Admission is $5 for anyone over 5 years old. Wrist bands available for purchase the day of event only.
  • Pierson Park Pavillion, Tarrytown :: Watermelon Wednesday from 4:30 – 5:30 p.m.! Kids in grades Pre K-6 can enjoy a cool slice of watermelon for free. Pre-registration is required. For more information click here

August 9

  • Mamaroneck Avenue, Mamaroneck ::  From 7:00 – 10:00 p.m., Block Party Thursdays are back! Free admission for the largest block party in Westchester County featuring fun, entertainment, live music, crafts, games, food and bouncy houses. Rain or shine. Check out more here!
  • Pierson Park, Tarrytown :: Tarrytown’s Outdoor Summer Concert Series holds free concerts on Thursday Nights from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. Enjoy the musical styling of the band, 3D Rhythm of Life. 

August 10

  • Kensico Dam Plaza, Valhalla :: Watch a screening under the stars with a showing of Paddington 2 (PG). Bring blankets, folding chair or picnic for 6:00 p.m. Parking and admission are free and refreshments will be for sale.
  • Peekskill Riverfront, Peekskill :: From 8:30 – 10:30 p.m. join the Family Movie Nights featuring the hit, Black Panther. Bring a blanket and the family for this great action movie. 
  • Yonker’s Waterfront, Yonkers :: The Yonker’s summer concert series presents the Latin sounds of Los Ciegos del Barrio, an all blind band.  This free concert will be fun for the whole family from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

August 11

  •  WCMB Park Hop Play Date at Gedney Park, Chappaqua :: Moms, dads, and kids of all ages are welcome. Meet some other families and let the kids burn off some steam. Snacks, drinks, and tons of fun will be provided. 

August 15

  • Riis Park, Harrison :: Harrison’s summer concert series continues with the fun good time feel of the Gene Dinapoli Show at 7:00 p.m.  Bring blankets and the family for this night of musical free fun.

August 16

  • West Harrison Village Green, Harrison ::  Harrison’s summer concert series continues with the Elvis tribute band, Patrick Perone and the Blue Suede Rockers Showband at  7:00 p.m. Bring blankets and the family for this night of musical free fun.
  • Pierson Park, Tarrytown :: From 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. Tarrytown’s Outdoor Summer Concert Series holds free concerts on Thursday Nights. Enjoy the musical styling of the band, The Bookends Band. 

August 17

  • Yonker’s Waterfront, Yonkers :: The Yonker’s summer concert series presents the smooth jazz sound of Richie Goods from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. This concert is free and open to the public. 

August 19

  • Kensico Dam Plaza, Valhalla ::  From 12:00 – 6:00 p.m. the Jewish Culture Festival celebrates the Jewish cultural heritage with food, entertainment, music and fun for the whole family.

August 20

August 22

  • Riis Park, Harrison :: Harrison’s summer concert series continues with the music of FDR Drive, bringing you the ultimate dance party at 7:00 p.m. Bring blankets and the family for this night of musical free fun.

August 23

  • West Harrison Village Green, Harrison ::  Harrison’s summer concert series with the Gold Record Party Band, Alive and Kickin starts at 7:00 p.m. Bring blankets and the family for this night of musical free fun.
  • Pierson Park, Tarrytown :: From 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. Tarrytown’s Outdoor Summer Concert Series holds free concerts on Thursday Nights. Enjoy the musical styling of the band, Tangled Vine. 

What other fun events are going on around Westchester County this month? Let us know in the comments!

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