For the Kids: Plays, IMAX and Shopping

Family best bets of the week

Each week, we'll give you the info on the 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!



  • When/Where: Saturday, April 28, 9:00 am/675 Oak Tree Rd, Palisades
  • Why Go: It’s still chilly outside, so grab the kids and pick up fresh groceries indoors
  • Cost/Contact: Free/PCC@­Palisa­desNY.­com


  • When/Where: Saturday, April 28, 2012, 10:00 am/IMAX Theatre at Palisades Center, 4270 Palisades Center Dr, West Nyack
  • Why Go: IMAX Theatre at Palisades Center in West Nyack is the only theatre to have this film in the Rockland, Bergen, Westchester area; it depicts life in the Arctic for a family of polar bears. The film is narrated by Oscar Award Winner Meryl Streep with songs by Paul McCartney
  • Cost/Contact: $9/jjarvie@­imaxpa­lisades.­com


Clarkstown South Shopping Extravaganza

  • When/Where: Saturday, April 28 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Germonds Park, 185 Germonds Road in West Nyack
  • Why Go: Clarkstown South Assets Leadership Team hosts its first Outdoor Shopping Extravaganza as a fundraiser for the Make-A-Wish Foundation. It feature 30 vendors selling clothing, jewelry, home goods and food products. South clubs and sports teams will also be selling items, fundraising and staffing an arts and crafts table for kids. Food choices include Chefs2be, American Burrito and Kangaroo Swirls plus nonstop entertainment provided by South Troubadors, the South Spirit Hip Hop team and local bands
  • Cost/Contact: Free admission/ ssolar@ccsd.edu for more information



Pearl River High School Musical Production of Damn Yankees

  • When/Where: Friday, April 27 and Saturday, April 28 at 7 p.m. in the Pearl River High School auditorium
  • Why Go: See Pearl River High School students perform the modern retelling of the Faust legend. A middle-aged man sells his soul to become a baseball player capable of leading his Washington Senators to victory against the Yankees
  • Cost/Contact:Tickets are $12 at the door
Kevin Zawacki April 25, 2012 at 06:53 PM
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Tom April 25, 2012 at 10:36 PM
The Matterhorn Nursery auction.


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