Welcome to this week’s Grab & Go Kids Planner!
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This week take the family for a hospital tour, feast on pancakes, enjoy some shows or continue the St. Patrick’s Day celebration.
FAMILY BEST BETS OF THE WEEK
•Emergency Room and Teddy Bear Clinic
Take the fear out of a doctor’s visit by putting your child in charge. Let the , tour Northern Westchester Hospital’s new emergency department, take an ambulance tour, take a hand washing program, and get bike safety tips.
Where/When: Northern Westchester Hospital, Mary & David Boies Emergency Department, 400 East Main Street, Mount Kisco; Saturday, March 19, 9 a.m. to Noon
Why Go: Children can take some of the fear out of a hospital visit while teddy bears get x-rays, casts, check ups and more.
Contact Info: (914) 666-1904
• Hendrick Hudson High School’s Treble Chorus at the Paramount
The Treble Makers from Hendrick Hudson High School will be performing with rock violinist Daisy Jopling at the . A portion of the proceeds from the event will support the Hendrick Hudson Community Education Foundation (HHCEF).
Where/When: Paramount Center for the Arts, 1008 Brown Street, Peekskill; Saturday, March 19, 8 p.m.; Open rehearsal for children at 4 p.m.
Why Go: Watching local performers in concert with Daisy Jopling is a rare treat.
Pricing: Tickets are $25 and $35 with a special meet and greet after the show for $50; open rehearsal, free
Contact Info: (914) 739-2333
•Maple Pancake Breakfast
Muscoot Farm is hosting a Maple Pancake Breakfast sponsored by the Humingbird Ranch and the New York State Maple Producers Association.
Where/When: Muscoot Farm, Route 100, Katonah; Saturday and Sunday, March 19 and 20, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Why Go: Real maple syrup on pancakes are a perfect way to start any weekend day.
Pricing: Adults: $7; Children 2-11: $3; Under 2: free
Contact Info: (845) 266-0084
• Yorktown High School presents “Little Me”
Comedy and jazzy Broadway-style music combine in this show performed by students at Yorktown High School. It is based on the book by Patrick Dennis, author of “Auntie Mame.”
Where/When: Yorktown High School Auditorium, 2727 Crompond Road
Yorktown Heights; Saturday, March 19 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, March 20, at 2 p.m.
Why Go: Live performances for the price of a movie ticket is a great way to expose children to theater.
Pricing: Adults: $10; students and senior citizens: $5
Contact Info: (914) 243-8050
• Irish Music at Hilltop Hanover Farm
Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with live Irish music and step dancing at Hilltop Hanover Farm. Registration is required.
Where/When: 1271 Hanover Street, Yorktown Heights; Saturday, March 19, 6 p.m.
Why Go: Can’t find a better price to experience some Irish culture on the weekend after St. Patrick’s Day.
Pricing: $5 suggested donation per person
Contact Info: (914) 217-9249