Evening Fun For Families in Westchester

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Astronomy Night. Weather permitting, attendees can look through a 22-inch research telescope to see

stars, planets and all the wonders of the nighttime sky. 8:30-10:30pm, Aug. 3, 10, 17, 24, 31. For children ages 8 and up. $3 adults, $2 children. Stamford Museum & Nature Center, 39 Scofi eldtown Rd., Stamford, Conn. 203-322-1646. stamfordmusuem.org.

Dancing at Dusk. Adults and children can all enjoy this evening of Brazilian music and dance. Children of

all ages can dance to live music, interact with musicians, ask questions and learn to appreciate Brazilian music in a relaxed and joyful way. Take a picnic and take advantage of activities designed for toddlers through preteens. 5pm Aug. 8. $10 adults, $5 children; free parking. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Reservations required. Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts, 149 Girdle Ridge Rd., Katonah. 232-1252. caramoor.org.

Gone Batty. An enlightening evening program lets families find out about New York’s bat population and why they’re in peril. Head outside at dusk to listen for bats with a special bat-detector device. 7:30-9pm Aug. 4. For families with children ages 6 and up. $5. Reservations required. Teatown Lake Reservation, 1600 Spring Valley Rd., Ossining. 762-2912, ext. 110. teatown.org.

Jazz Under the Stars. Music lovers of all ages are welcome to take a blanket and a picnic dinner and head to the museum’s Sculpture Garden for an evening of great music. In case of rain the show moves to the Katonah Village Library. 8:30pm Aug. 1 and 15. $20. Reservations required. Katonah Museum of Art, 134 Jay St., Rte. 22, Katonah. 232-9555. katonahmuseum.org.

For more family friendly fun ideas visit the Westchester Family calendar of events.

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