WHAT Explore-a-thon, the Westchester Children’s Museum’s signature annual educational and cultural event, is scheduled for Saturday, October 21st from 10am until 4pm. The event is an interactive day of play, experimentation, and discovery for children and their adults.
Families are invited to discover “Exploration Stations” winding through the current exhibits in the Boardwalk Galleries of the Museum and behind the scenes into the as-yet undeveloped behind-the-scenes space of the Museum’s historic landmark site.
Explore-a-thon combines original activities developed by Westchester Children’s
Museum educators and programs developed in partnership with local arts and science organizations and experts featuring:
• Deconstruction Workshop (take apart everyday electronics and see what’s inside)
• Mini-golf hole in one challenge
• Architecture and Engineering challenges
• Word collages with artist Michael Albert
• Magnet science
• Nature-based activities with specialists from Edith G. Read Wildlife Sanctuary
Blue Sky Studios – Animation workshops with Blue Sky, the studio that created the Ice Age movies and the upcoming release Ferdinand. Designed for ages 7+. Workshops offered at 10:30, 11:30, 1:30, 2:30, space is limited.
StormTeam4/NBC – Weather safety workshops with the experts from NBC4 StormTeam with the Storm Tracker truck for photos
NYP Lawrence Hospital- Interactive exhibit with the Orthopedists Team
Brick oven pizza from Abeetz and homemade ice cream from Longford’s
All day event free with Museum admission ($7 each, free for age 1 and under). Advance tickets available.
Westchester Children’s Museum, 100 Playland Parkway, Rye, NY (museum entrance on the Boardwalk. 914-421-5050)