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Today's Family & Kids Activities in Manhattan-Aug 25

The options for finding fun family activities in New York City are limitless. Below we've compiled the best of today's events. Whether your family prefers music and museums or theater and libraries, check out today's family activities in Manhattan. Making plans for next weekend? Take a glance at the NY Metro Parents' calendar! Want to see what's going on next weekend or when you have those few days off? Check out the NY Metro Parents' calendar!

ROVING RIVER - Hudson River Park - Pier 40 to Pier 25
Through August 25, 2019 - Greenwich Village

Keep an eye out for the Roving River tricycle – an exhibit of live Hudson River wildlife on wheels. Observe river animals up close and interact with smaller critters in a touch tank.

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Travels between Pier 40 at W. Houston St. & Pier 25 at N. Moore St.

Rally Health Presents: End of Summer Health Check-up in New York - Union Park Events
Through August 26, 2019 - New York

Super Soccer Stars - Riverside Park
Through August 29, 2019 - Upper West Side

Children 5 years old and younger learn soccer skills with Super Soccer Stars in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment to build self-confidence and to develop teamwork.

Penchant for Paper: Original Collage Illustrations by Colleen Kong-Savage - St. Agnes NYPL
Through August 30, 2019 - New York

Rockefeller Center Offers Free Outdoor Family-Friendly Wellness and Dance Classes on Select Saturdays in August - Rockefeller Plaza
Through August 31, 2019 - Manhattan

Watson Adventures’ Wizard School Scavenger Hunt for Harry Potter Fans - Metropolitan Museum of Art
Through August 31, 2019 - New York

Young wizards will enjoy a trip to the Metropolitan Museum, in search of art that echoes characters and enchanted objects in the Harry Potter books. You'll track down serpents, Dumbledore look-alikes, and figures as scary as any Death Eater. This hunt references the books to provide a bridge to many wonderful works of art. Kids must be accompanied by an adult. Price includes museum admission. Advance purchase required.

BARD IN THE PARK - Hudson River Park - Clinton Cove
Through September 13, 2019 -

Celebrate the solstice with free BARD IN THE PARK! Bringing Shakespeare to Clinton Cove for four performances this summer, join local artists for A Midsummer Night’s Song.