Educational things for kids to do on the weekends fall 2017

There’s so much for kids to do in Westchester County, New York! Everything from classes in dance, traditional and digital arts, and even the art of knitting.

We can’t believe that the month of August is just about halfway through and that the fall semester is right around the corner. So if you are a busy parent who needs to find something fun – but also educational – for your kids to do after school or on the weekends, be sure to check out our recommendations below.

The Rye Arts Center – Rye, NY

Founded in the 1960’s, The Rye Arts Center now serves over 35,000 residents all over Westchester and even lower Fairfield County. Be sure to check out their fun and diverse classes that they offer to a variety of ages during the Fall semester, like Fun with Clay (agess 4 – 5), Manga Club (ages 8 – 11), and so much more!

View 2017 Fall Schedule – The Rye Arts Center 

Curious-on-Hudson – Dobbs Ferry, NY

Since 2015, Curious-on-Hudson has been offering programs for children in the K-5 age range and middle school. They focus on science, technology, engineering and so much more. They are still offering classes through the end of summer, so be sure to check them out and keep an eye open for their fall programs!

View 2017 Summer – Curious-On-Hudson

Mad Science – Various locations

For 5 years, Mad Science has been offering science programs for kids with topics in electricity, magnetism, biology and so much more. Because they run programs in a variety of locations in New York City and Westchester County, you are sure to find one near you!

View 2017 Fall Classes – Mad Science

The Digital Arts Experience – White Plains, NY

Here at The Digital Arts Experience, summer classes have practically been filled to capacity. Our summer camps end September 1st (with availability during Session 5), but the fun doesn’t have to stop there. Our fall Saturday classes and Holiday workshops that begin October 21st are now open for registration. And what’s more is we will be up at the Hip-Kid Lounge in Chappaqua, NY with 3 after school classes.

Session 5: 8/28 – 9/1

Saturday Classes & Workshops – The DAE


Chappaqua, NY

After School Classes at Hip-Kid

The Digital Arts Experience
170 Hamilton Ave, Suite 100
White Plains, NY 10601
(914) 644-8100

The Digital Arts Experience aims to provide a unique opportunity for the kids & teens of the Westchester, Rockland, and Fairfield communities to explore the world of creative technology, digital art, STEAM-related fields and more! Their programs are goal oriented and focus on hands-on learning so each and every student will complete his or her class with incredible original work that can go towards creating a portfolio. The DAE strives to expose its’ students to the digital world in order to help them discover new talents and possible career paths.

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