Each week, we'll give you the info on the five 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.
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Where/When: Zukor Park, North Main Street, New City, Thursday, August 4, 6:30 p.m.
Why Go: Show your New City spirit! Cheer on the New City Little League 11-12 Year Old All Stars. The East Coast Regional Champions are on their way to play in the Little League World Series. Join the pep rally.
Where/When: Nanuet, Friday, August 5 at 6 p.m.
Why Go: There will be a bouncy house, arcade games, and an outdoor screening of Rango!
Cost: $5 per person at the door, children under 2 free
Family Friendly Walk
Where/When: Demarest Kill Park, New Hempstead Road, New City, Saturday, August 6, 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Why Go: Get out, exercise, meet some neighbors and enjoy the park. Guided half mile walk, scavenger hunt, bark rubbings, nature games, coloring activities, clown and prizes
Home Aides Swap-O-Rama-Rama
Where/When: Germonds Neighborhood Church, 39 Germonds Road, New City, Saturday, August 6, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Why Go: Bring unwanted clothing and accessories and pick out “new” items. Learn how to recycle used clothing creatively. Event benefits the Home Aides of Rockland.
Pricing/Contact: $10 adults, children under 10 admitted free/www.rbwn.org, www.homeaides.org, 845-634-2024
Second Annual Chance Cosgrove Golf Outing
When/Where: Rockland Country Club at 380 Route 9W, Sparkill, Monday, August 8. Day begins with registration at 10:30 a.m. and Tee-off at 12:30 p.m.
Why Go: Family can participate in this event too! Rockland Country Club’s Olympic-size pool will be open during the day (all children must be supervised by a parent or guardian). BBQ lunch starts at 11:30 a.m. While the golfers hit the links, families can soak up the sun and listen to music by the pool: all this and more for just $30 per person. Dinner at the Club for non-players will be $100 per adult and $45 per youth; kids may order an a la carte dinner for $20. Price/Contact: The cost is $250 per adult ($175 for kids 12 and under). This price includes entry into all events, 18 holes of golf, a riding cart, lunch, gift package for each player, banquet dinner and various awards. To register, please go to: http://www.golfdigestplanner.com/17640-ChanceGolfOuting/. For more information, email: ChanceCosgroveFoundation@gmail.com.