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Family Best Bets of the Week!


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.

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!


Crafts 4 Cancer - Help Fight Pediatric Cancer!

When/Where: Saturday, Sept. 22 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m./DeCicco Markets, 180 South Main St, New City
Why Go: Help fight pediatric cancer! We are working to raise money for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. Please come by and make a donation, we are also raffling items contributed by local New City merchants. Help us reach our goal of $1,000!
Cost/Contact: Free

National Hunting and Fishing Day

When/Where: Saturday, Sept. 22 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m./Congers Lake Memorial Park, 6 Gilchrest Rd, Congers
Why Go: The event includes fly-fishing archery demonstrations and hunting dogs. It is a day to educate and inform the public on the joys of partaking in the outdoor sports.
Cost/Contact: Free/usaofrockland.com

Alzheimer’s Project Featuring: “Grandpa, Do You Know Who I Am?”

When/Where: Nanuet Public Library on Saturday, Sept. 22 at 11 a.m.
Why Go: Come see the film ‘Grandpa, Do You Know Who I Am?’ with Maria Shriver, one of a 4-part documentary series project produced by HBO. The film is geared toward children and young teens coping with a grandparent’s illness, and presents vignettes that can help a child understand and deal with a relative’s gradual decline into Alzheimer’s. Maria Shriver, whose father was diagnosed with the disease, provides commentary and guidance through five insightful lessons. Maria Paliotta from the Alzheimer’s Association will be present to answer questions.
Cost/Contact: No registration required. Free


Shriners Circus Comes to Tappan

When/Where: Saturday, Sept. 22, all day / 120 Western Hwy, Tappan
Why Go: The circus known for its clowns makes a local stop.
Cost/Contact: $15 / (845) 523-3123

St. Paul Parish’s Fun Day

When/Where: Sunday, Sept. 23, noon / 365 Kings Hwy, Valley Cottage
Why Go: Stop by for food, inflatable rides and more.
Cost/Contact: Free / (845) 268-4464


Make & Take Crafts

When/Where: Saturday, Sept. 22 from 1-3 p.m. at A.C. Moore, route: {:controller=>"listings", :action=>"show", :id=>"ac-moore-15"} -->
Why Go: Stop by A.C. Moore in Nanuet this Saturday with your kids to make breast cancer awareness pins


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