Family Events in Manhattan for Animal Lovers in August

Family Events in Manhattan for Animal Lovers in August

Get your animal-loving clan out of the apartment this month! Here are the top family-friendly events in New York City in August at which you can see and learn about animals.

Urban Farm Exploration Days FREE
WHEN: May. 11 - Oct. 19, Weekends, 11am-5pm
WHERE: Randall's Island Park, 20 Randall's Island Park, Randall's Island, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Explore crops, rice paddies, and fragrant herbs, and meet chickens!
WANT TO GO? 212-830-7722. randallsisland.org.

Ocean Cube
WHEN: Jun. 8 - Aug. 18, 10am-8pm
WHERE: 60 Grand St., 60 Grand St., Soho, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Ocean Cube is an immersive pop-up exhibit of a futuristic, undersea world. 
WANT TO GO? $24; $18 advance; $18 students; $14 children ages 2-21; free for children younger than 2. 646-480-4849. oceancubenyc.com.

Evening Bat Walks
WHEN: Jul. 12 - Aug. 9, Fridays, 8:00pm (no walk on 7/26)
WHERE: The American Museum of Natural History, 200 Central Park W., Upper West Side, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Aided by detectors that amplify otherwise inaudible high-frequency chirps, bat-watchers monitor and catalogue the species that call the city home.
WANT TO GO? $40; $25 children younger than 13. 212-769-5100. amnh.org.

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