(VA) Children’s Museum of Richmond, BILINGUAL STORY TIME, every Thursday at 10:30 AM. Ages 0-8 and their caregivers. Children’s Museum of Richmond – Downtown, 2626 W. Broad Street, Richmond, VA 23220804. 474.7000, info@cmorva.org. Join us Thursday in October for a bilingual story time in the Downtown Playhouse! We’ll sing, dance, read and learn Spanish! Free with Museum admission. www.cmorva.org.

(VA) Children’s Museum of Richmond, SPECIAL NIGHTS, ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­every third Friday of the month from 5-7 pm, alternating between our Downtown and Chesterfield locations; first Special Night of 2023 takes place Downtown. All ages. Children’s Museum of Richmond – Downtown, 2626 W. Broad Street, Richmond, VA 23220 & Chesterfield, 6629 Lake Harbour Drive, Midlothian, VA 23112, 804.474.7000, info@cmorva.org. The Children’s Museum is excited to host a FREE night for families with children with disabilities on the third Friday of each month from 5:00-7:00 pm. The event will be open for registration about a week prior to each event. Free. www.cmorva.org.

(VA) Children’s Museum of Richmond, TUTUS & TIES, Every Tuesday at 2:00 PM. Ages 0-8 and their caregivers. Children’s Museum of Richmond – Downtown, 2626 W. Broad Street, Richmond, VA 23220, 804.474.7000, info@cmorva.org/ Movement and Play are good for children’s bodies and brains. In fact, movement can help increase memory, perception, language comprehension, attention, emotional understanding, and decision making! Join us in the Downtown Playhouse where we’ll dress up and move! Free with Museum admission. www.cmorva.org.

(NJ) Montclair State Arena, PUBLIC SKATE SCHEDULE, All ages. Montclair State Arena, 1 Arena Drive, Little Falls, NJ 07424, 973-746-7744, info@montclairstatearena.om. Monday Mornings: 7:10-8:30 am; Monday-Friday, 12:40-2:00 pm; Friday Nights: 9:00-11:00 pm; Saturdays: 1:30-2:50 pm; Sundays: 4:00-5:30 pm. Fee: $20 includes skate rental. Open skating for all ages. Dress warmly. www.montclairstatearena.com.

(NJ) New Jersey State Museum, SMALL EXPLORERS, 2nd Saturday of each month through June 2023, 9:45 or 11:00 am, Ages: 0 to 5 years, NJ State Museum, 205 W. State Street, Trenton, NJ 08060, njsmfsmallexplorers@gmail.com. Small Explorers is a FREE program for children 5 and under and their families to assist with developing school-readiness. Every month we explore a new theme through storytelling, museum objects, crafts, games, and playtime! Program takes place in-person in the Museum from October June. Two sessions to choose from: 9:45 or 11:00 am. Space is limited, registration required. Registration link available each month on the Museum’s website or Facebook page. Free.  www.statemuseum.nj.gov.

(PA) York County History Center, HOMESCHOOL DAYS, 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of each month, through May 2023. Sessions generally run from 11 a.m. to noon, with additional sessions added as needed based on interest. Elementary age students. Agricultural and Industrial Museum, 217 W. Princess Street, York PA 17401, 717-848-1587, schools@yorkhistorycenter.org, $5 per student, adults admitted free. Each Homeschool Day at the York County History Center features a different student-centered workshop led by our museum staff and free time to explore our museum and interactive exhibits. Programs are designed for elementary school-age students but younger and older siblings are welcome to participate. Your family will be encouraged to work together, ask questions, and engage with our museum’s STEAM content! www.yorkhistorycenter.org.

(MD) January 11, 2023, TRACKS AND SCATS, 9:00 am to 11:30 am. Recommended for Grades 1-5. Masonville Cove Environmental Education Campus, 1000 Frankfurst Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21226, 410-354-7180, vbandell@livingclassrooms.org. You may not see them, but we know they were there!  Nature leaves us clues all around telling us who has visited an area.  Learning how to identify tracks, scats, and other clues left behind from various animals can help us know a lot about the habitat around us.  Put your observation skills to work and see if you can solve nature’s mysteries! $20/participant. www.masonvillecove.org.

(OH) January 16, 2022, HIDDEN COLLECTIONS OF MOONEY & FRIEDA WARTHER, 1pm, Recommended 6 and older. Ernest Warther Museum, 331 Karl Avenue, Dover, Ohio 44622, 330-505-6003, info@thewarthermuseum.com. Mooney and Frieda Warther collected items from across the globe and these are highlighted in our program showcasing the artifacts they collected. This detailed and behind the scenes look at their never-before-seen personal collections features items like gold coins from the Roman Empire, ancient Mayan artifacts, and more. Discussion on collecting will also be covered and there will be time for questions and up-close looks at the items. Cost: $12 for students/ $20 for adults.  warthermuseum.com.

(NJ) January 21, 2023, 2023 LUNAR NEW YEAR CELEBRATION, 7:30 pm. For all ages. New Jersey Performing Arts Center, 1 Center Street, Newark, NJ 07102, (800) 255-3476, information@njsymphony.org. Music Director Xian Zhang ignited the first Lunar New Year Celebration five years ago, and this festive tradition gets more vibrant with each iteration. Join us for this evening of community and cultural exchange that is wonderful for families and children as we celebrate the Year of the Rabbit. Tickets start at $25. https://www.njsymphony.org/.