Petite Concerts is expanding. Due to its popularity, two sessions of the music program led by Chi-Chi Bestmann will be held on Tuesday, May 23 at 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. at the Scarsdale Public Library. Bestmann brings her viola and violin to entertain and introduce pre-school children to classical music.
Programs for children begin the week with Time for Twos, a special program for two-year-olds with stories and fun on Monday, May 22 at 4 p.m. This is a ticketed program, limited to the first 25 children to arrive. Tickets can be picked up from the Children's Room desk a half hour before the start of the program.
Don’t forget Big Truck Day on Tuesday, May 23 at 4 p.m., with vehicles from the police and fire departments.
On Thursday, May 25, the weekly Mother Goose for Walkers Up to Age Two will be held at 10 a.m. This language enrichment program uses rhymes, songs and stories to stimulate listening, learning, speaking and reading skills. Mother Goose for Walkers is limited to the first 20 appropriately aged children. Attendees must have a ticket which are distributed on a first come, first served basis to Scarsdale cardholders in the Children’s Room half an hour before the start of each session.
At 4 p.m., children in grades 3 and up can come to Needlemania!, a crochet club. Participants have an opportunity to learn the basics or show off their existing skills while meeting new friends. Registration is required at the library website, scarsdalelibrary.org.
On Friday,May 26, at 9:30 a.m., it’s Baby Free Play when pre-walkers have their opportunity for free play and to socialize.
Parachute Playtime, the popular program that includes energetic, imaginative fun games with a parachute for grown-ups and children ages 2-4, returns on Saturday, May 27 at 10:30 a.m. Adult participation is essential for the program that includes games such as “popcorn” and “follow the grown –ups”.