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Play Sports, See Sheep Get a New Look, and Celebrate Spring

April 25-26
  Bounce in a Hippity Hop race during a
Street Games event in Manhattan on April 25.
 

Get active this weekend! Enjoy a blast from the past participating in Street Games 2015 in Manhattan, featuring classic games such as stickball, double-dutch, street hockey, and more. There will also be food and drinks, live music, and entertainment. The Tribeca Film Festival features more than movies—stop by ESPN Sports Day in Manhattan for a chance to putt a hole in one, throw a touchdown, sharpen your fencing skills, and more with local athletes, mascots, and sports personalities. AttendHealthy Kids Day in Queens for sports activities such as soccer drills and karate demonstrations, plus health and fitness vendors and raffle prizes. Check out these10 fitness trends for kids to keep exercise fun for everyone!  

 

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Wednesday, April 22-Friday, April 24
12th Annual Young Child Expo & Conference
Wyndham New Yorker Hotel, Manhattan
Discover the latest information about services, resources, and products to help all children reach their full potential. Learn about important topics affecting typically developing children as well as those with special needs. 


Saturday, April 25
Everything Kids Expo
Long Island City YMCA, Queens
Speak with experts from top businesses and shop from a variety of vendors. Kids can enjoy crafts, music demonstrations, sports drills, giveaways, snacks, and more. 


Sunday, April 26
5th Annual All Kids Fair
Melville Marriott, Melville
Over 90 exhibitors will showcase activities, education opportunities, and health and wellness resources. Free kids’ classes, face painting, balloon animals, and valet parking.


Sunday, April 26
Arbor Festival
Queens Botanical Garden, Flushing
Enjoy a variety of activities including a petting zoo, arts and crafts, live music, face painting, tours, and food and craft vendors.
 
 
Top Activities for Kids

Saturday, April 25

• Attend a theater festival for kids in Manhattan. Various dates through May 17.

• Join the Japanese celebration festival in Brooklyn. Also on Sunday.

•Listen to tunes at a jazz festival in Queens

• Learn about wind on Long Island

• Enjoy a Spring Festival on Long Island

• Witness sheep shearing in Westchester

• Celebrate Earth Day in Rockland

• Hear tales of wildlife adventures in Ridgefield, CT

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Sunday, April 26

• Help the environment at a Green Festival in Manhattan. Also on Saturday.

• Explore the forest in Brooklyn 

• Attend an Arbor Festival in Queens

• Build a birdfeeder on Long Island

• Learn about chickens and gardening on Long Island

• March for Babies to raise funds for March of Dimes in Westchester

• Pitch in the Great American Cleanup in Rockland

• Have fun at a Kids Expo in Danbury, CT

 
 
Use our birthday party resource guide to plan the perfect celebration
for your child! 
 
Zoos, Gardens, and Nature Centers
It's the perfect season to explore fun nature activities at local zoos, gardens, and nature centers!
 
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Score discount tickets to top Broadway shows for the entire family atTheaterMania.com.

 
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View all the kid-friendly activities happening this weekend. 

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Check Out Our
Spring Fun Guide
Spring has sprung! Check out our spring fun guide for ways to enjoy the season.
 

Who doesn't love to eat? Take your little foodie on a tour of world cuisines—without leaving Queens! From Greek calamari to Vietnamese Bánh Mì sandwiches, there's food from every corner of the world to be found in New York City's largest borough. Have a picky eater? Turn your child into a food critic—one who tries everything—by using thetaste-and-rate approach. They don't have to like it, as long as they try it! To introduce kids to new foods at home, involve children in the cooking process—and don't be afraid to get messy! Food Network chef and father George Duran swears by these kid-friendly recipes to get your little chef started in the kitchen. Yum!

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