'Muppets' free screening, Zucchini Brothers concert and more kids' events

The Zucchini Brothers will perform their popular '60s-style

The Zucchini Brothers will perform their popular '60s-style songs with wholesome messages for kids at the Center for Performing Arts at Rhinebeck on Saturday, July 21. Photo Credit: Handout

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Looking for local family fun this weekend? Catch a free movie, see a live performance, take an evening trail hike or run around the Boulders’ ballfield. It’s all happening in Westchester, Rockland and the Hudson Valley -- and we’ve got the details right here.

Friday: Watch “The Muppets” in White Plains

Join Kermit, Miss Piggy, Fozzie Bear and Gonzo on their latest comic adventure as they band together to save the Muppets Theater. All ages will enjoy this free screening of Disney’s 2011 film, “The Muppets.” The 103-minute movie is rated PG.

When: 3 p.m., Friday, July 20

Info: White Plains Public Library, 100 Martine Ave., White Plains; 914-422-1400; whiteplainslibrary.org; free

Saturday: Sing and dance with The Zucchini Brothers

The Zucchini Brothers, a tie-dyed trio, invite fans of all ages to sing and dance along to catchy ‘60s songs with good-sense messages. In this encore performance for the Center for the Performing Arts’ family series, Jack, Steve and Sam entertain as they educate their pint-sized fans about the importance of recycling, sharing and brushing teeth.

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When: 11 a.m., Saturday, July 21

Info: Center for Performing Arts at Rhinebeck, 661 Route 308, Rhinebeck; 845-876-3080; www.centerforperformingarts.org; $9 for adults and seniors, $7 for children

Saturday: “Rumpelstiltskin” theatrical production in Mamaroneck

Young Clara must guess the name of a mischievous gnome who spins straw into gold – or pay the price. Fans of all ages are invited to join the fun and to help Clara guess the tricky name in this original adaptation of the children’s classic.

When: 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m., Saturday, July 21


Info: Missoula Children’s Theater, 153 Library Lane, Mamaroneck; 914-698-0098; emelin.org; $13

Saturday: Night hike at Westmoreland Sanctuary

Grab your flashlight, spritz yourself with bug repellant, don your sturdy outdoor shoes and head for Westmoreland Sanctuary for an evening exploration on the preserve’s trails. Family activities are designed to create a fun and non-spooky evening adventure for everyone ages 6 and up. Reserve your spot by Friday, July 20.

When: 8 p.m., Saturday, July 21

Info: Westmoreland Sanctuary, 260 Chestnut Ridge Rd., Mount Kisco; 914-666-8448; www.westmorelandsanctuary.org; suggested donation of $10 per family for non-members or $5 for members

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Sunday: Skin and Bones at Teatown Lake Reservation

Get an inside-out look at animal anatomy in this all-ages environmental education program. Curious kids can investigate all sorts of creature parts, including bones, feathers, fur, teeth and more. Registration is required for this 90-minute program.

When: 11 a.m., Sunday, July 22

Info: Teatown Lake Reservation, 1600 Spring Valley Rd., Ossining; 914-762-2912; teatown.org; $5, free for members

Sunday: Kids run the bases at Provident Bank Park

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It’s “Jersey Day” at the Rockland Boulders game, with discount package offers for fans of all ages who wear their favorite team jerseys. After the game against the Worcester Tornadoes, it’s time for kids to get a taste of the big league: children 14 and under are invited onto the field for 15 minutes to run the bases.

When: 5 p.m., Sunday, July 22

Info: Provident Bank Park, 1 Provident Bank Park Dr., Pomona; 845-364-0009; www.rocklandboulders.com


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