November News
(psst...we have lots to share, you won't want to skip this!)

We've been CHALLENGED by ArtsWestchester
to raise $5,000 before time runs out!

ArtsWestchester will donate up to $5,000 to the Westchester Children's Museum if we can match that amount in donations before December 14! The Museum needs your donation today! There are limited funds available and nearly 50 nonprofits competing for these same funds. Every gift (new or above your highest donation over the past two years) helps. Please consider making a contribution today. Thank you so much!

The Museum offers a wide range of activities for all ages that inspire creativity and offer opportunities for critical thinking. Every gift helps enhance and increase our programming. Please consider a donation

Special Event for Members


In appreciation of our members and to help kick off the winter season, 
please join us for a special story time with Scattered Books of Chappaqua, NY and winter-theme crafts at the MakerSpace 

Refreshments served

Special guests:
The Bookstore Bunnies!
(available for cuddling and photo opps) 

The Bookstore Bunnies are taking a trip to the Museum away from their regular home at Scattered Books in Chappaqua where they enjoy reading, exploring, and playing

Give the Gift of Membership

A Museum membership is a meaningful gift for family, friends, colleagues, teachers, tutors...
This holiday season, when you purchase a gift membership, we will send it to your recipient in a special signature orange envelope

Special November Hours

Tuesday Nov. 6, Election Day: Museum is open from 10am - 4pm

Monday Nov. 12, Veteran's Day: Museum is open from 10am - 4pm

Regular Hours: Wednesday through Sunday, 10am - 4pm

LET’S FLY!    
NOVEMBER IS NATIONAL AVIATION MONTH!!

Our weekly programs for children age 2-5 will focus on flight.

Every Wednesday – Young Discoverers – 11am
Children will learn all about airplanes and being a pilot.  Each child will have a turn at the “controls” as we arrange our chairs in rows and pretend to be on a plane. Movement, song, and storytime. Everyone will make their own airplane and test it for stability and speed. 

Every Friday – Exploring Play  - 11am
Children will name all things (living and non-living) that fly.  Program includes storytime, "flying" movement game, singing a flight song, and making our own airplane picture to take home- puffy clouds and all!

All programs are included with admission. Caregivers must be present. 

Add Your Creation to WCM Town
Our Upcycle Community Still Growing

We are upcycling boxes, tubes, egg cartons, bottle caps and lots of other stuff into houses, apartments, stores, signs, roads, even a swimming pool. 
Donate to the UpCycle Center, we need:
clean small plastic yogurt containers

1/2 dozen sized egg cartons
berry baskets
small cosmetic, toothpaste, medicine boxes
yarn, ribbon

 

Beverages Now Available

Aquafina water, Starbucks ice coffee and frappacino, Pure Leaf ice tea, fruit juice...Available from the new vending machine in our snack area.
All proceeds from sales benefit the Museum

Coming Soon...
Holiday Pop-Up Shop

Visit the Museum and do your holiday gift shopping when the new pop up shop opens on December 1. We will offer a range of books, activities, and craft materials for preschoolers through middle schoolers. 
Developed in partnership with Scattered Books, Chappaqua, NY. A portion of proceeds from sales benefit the Museum.

Building batteries and making sublimation bubbles at Chemistry Day

Programs for Preschoolers through Middle Schoolers

Young Discoverers
Museum Minis
Exploring Play
Science Sunday
Rhyme and Read
Good Deed of the Month Club
and more...
*all programs included in admission unless noted

Ask Us About...

Birthday Parties
Field Trips
Group Visits
Outreach 
Volunteer

 

Westchester's Most Creative Place for Birthdays

Some of the Fun We Had This Month...

Contact Us

Westchester Children's Museum
PO Box 397 100 Playland Parkway
Rye, New York 10580
(914) 421-5050
info@discoverWCM.org

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