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Virtual Events for Kids in the New York Metro Area—And Farther Away

Virtual Events for Kids in the New York Metro Area—And Farther Away

Your kids don't have to leave the house to have fun—check out these classes and programs from favorite and far-out institutions!


UPDATED MAY 29: We are used to seeing our favorite musicians in concert halls, hearing fun stories at the library, and learning at our museums, but now that social distancing is the new norm, our kids’ favorite forms of entertainment have quickly adapted. Check out these great online events—from concerts and art classes to story times and academic enrichment—to keep your children engaged without leaving your home. Bonus: Since these are all virtual, you can take advantage of programs from locations that would normally be too far away!

Virtual Movement Classes for Kids

FREE The Little Gym at Home
WHEN:
April 14-May 31, anytime
WHERE: YouTube
AGES: Birth-12 years
WHAT: Burn energy, build skills, and experience the magic of The Little Gym with The Little Gym at Home! 
WANT TO GO? FREE. The Little Gym

FREE Livestream Recess
WHEN:
Mondays-Fridays, 12pm, 2pm, and 4pm through July 31.
WHERE: Playworks
AGES: 8 and younger
WHAT: Tune in for stretching and warm-ups, interactive games, cheers, and cooldown activities.
WANT TO GO: FREE

Virtual Kids Movement Playground
WHEN: Tuesdays, 3-3:50pm through June 28.
WHERE: Valerie Green/Dance Entropy via Zoom
AGES: Kids of all ages
WHAT: Stretch, move, and groove with a variety of dance styles and music!
WANT TO GO? $13. Advanced registration required.

Broadway Ballet
WHEN: Fridays, 10am through May 31.
WHERE: Broadway Dance Center Children & Teens via Zoom
AGES: 2-6
WHAT: After listening to the days story, the students are introduced to elementary Ballet skills, weight shifting, and imaginative movements, all to the sounds of your favorite Broadway tunes.
WANT TO GO? $12. Advanced registration required.

Hip-Hop Dance Party
WHEN: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 2:30pm through May 31
WHERE: Broadway Dance Center via Zoom
AGES: 2-6
WHAT: This class is an exciting way to introduce the fundamentals of this popular urban style of dance while utilizing a vocabulary of steps and combinations that are easy to follow.
WANT TO GO? $12. Advanced registration required.

FREE. CTD Circle Time on Instagram Live
WHEN: Thursdays, 5:15-5:30pm
WHERE: Connect the Dots Therapy via Instagram
AGES: 2-5
WHAT: An occupational therapist will guide children in connecting songs to hand movements, that will essentially help in developing self regulation, listening skills, comprehension and eye-hand coordination.
WANT TO GO? Free. Connect the Dots Therapy

FREE. Turn It Out with Tiler
WHEN: Monday-Friday, 1pm
WHERE: Tiler Peck on Instagram
AGES: All
WHAT: New York City Ballet Principal Dancer Tiler Peck invites everyone to dance along during her daily Turn it out with Tiler classes- often featuring special guests! No experience necessary!
WANT TO GO? Free. Instagram

Virtual Kids Movement Playground
WHEN: Tuesdays, 3-3:50pm through June 28.
WHERE: Valerie Green/Dance Entropy via Zoom
AGES: Kids of all ages
WHAT: Stretch, move, and groove with a variety of dance styles and music!
WANT TO GO? $13. Advanced registration required.

Hip-Hop Dance Party
WHEN: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 2:30pm through May 31
WHERE: Broadway Dance Center via Zoom
AGES: 2-6
WHAT: This class is an exciting way to introduce the fundamentals of this popular urban style of dance while utilizing a vocabulary of steps and combinations that are easy to follow.
WANT TO GO? $12. Advanced registration required.

Dance, Sing, & Play
WHEN: Thursdays, 9:30am
WHERE: The Dance Loft of Long Beach
AGES: Up to age 5
WHAT: Dance and sing-along during this interactive class that’s fun and educational!
WANT TO GO? $7. Email danceloftlb@gmail.com to sign up

FREE. AFRICAN DANCE with CecileNicole Brathwaite
WHEN: Mondays, 4pm
WHERE: Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning via YouTube
AGES: All
WHAT: Tune into JCAL's YouTube channel to learn African Dance with CecileNicole Brathwaite.
WANT TO GO? Free. YouTube.

FREE. Musical Toddler Yoga
WHEN: Thursdays, 10am through June 28.
WHERE: Brooklyn Public Library Facebook Page
AGES: Toddlers
WHAT: Join Cassie for a fun morning of singing, music, and yoga for the toddler crowd.
WANT TO GO? Free. Brooklyn Public Library

FREE. Karate on Zoom with Sensei Rob
WHEN: Sundays, 10-11:30am and Thursdays, 6-7pm through June 28
WHERE:
Bay Ridge Jewish Center via Zoom
AGES: All
WHAT: Join Sensei Rob for twice a week Karate classes via Zoom from the comfort of your own home! All are welcome - Adults & Children, Beginners through Advanced.
WANT TO GO? Free. E-mail robeneff@hotmail.com to register.

FREE. Sing & Dance with TADA
WHEN: Saturdays, 10am through June 27
WHERE: TADA! YOUTH THEATER via YouTube
AGES: All
WHAT: Learn a new musical number every week from a TADA! show.
WANT TO GO? Free. TADA! Youth Theater

FREE. Basketball Moves and Grooves
WHEN: Fridays, 3-3:30pm through May 29
WHERE: Great Neck Park District via Zoom
AGES: 2nd grade and older
WHAT: Practice low dribbles, high dribbles, thru the legs, behind the back, and practicing different ball movements around the head, waist, around the legs etc.
WANT TO GO? Free. Great Neck Park District

FREE. Jazz Class
WHEN: Fridays, 12:30-1:30pm through May 29
WHERE: Great Neck Park District via Zoom
AGES: 7-12
WHAT: Join professionally trained dancer, Christina Zabas, for an afternoon of Jazz.
WANT TO GO? Free. Great Neck Park District

FREE. Virtual Preschool Yoga
WHEN: Thursdays, 1:30-2pm through June 25
WHERE: Long Beach Library with LIfitFamily via Zoom
AGES: 3-5
WHAT: Miss Liana Bean is back! Join her for a virtual yoga class.
WANT TO GO? Free. Contact youthprograms@longbeachpubliclibrary.org to register.

FREE. KIDZ BOP Daily Dance Break
WHEN: 3pm, daily
WHERE: The KIDZ BOP Facebook Page
AGES: All
WHAT: Stay active with KIDZ BOP during their dance along video breaks.
WANT TO GO? Free. Facebook.

FREE. Yoga for Autism Families
WHEN: Tuesdays, 3:15-3:45pm through June 30
WHERE: POAC Autism Services via Facebook
AGES: All
WHAT: Enjoy 30 minutes of stretching and relaxation with Virtual Yoga for the whole family.
WANT TO GO? Free. Facebook.

FREE. VIRTUAL LINBA CLINIC
WHEN: May 30, 1-2pm
WHERE: Long Island Nets Online
AGES: 6-13
WHAT: Long Island Nets Assistant Coach Ronnie Burrell, Long Island Nets Head Clinician Kelly Dempsey, and the HSS Sports Safety Team will teach basketball fundamentals.
WANT TO GO? Free. Advanced registration required. 

FREE. Beginner Karate Class
WHEN: June 2, 6-7pm
WHERE: Action Karate Parkwood via Zoom
AGES: 3 and older
WHAT: Everyone can participate in this live introduction class right from home.
WANT TO GO? Free. Advanced registration required. 

 

Virtual Arts & Crafts Classes for Kids

FREE ACTIVITY OF THE WEEK with Rebecca and Gordon
WHEN:
Mondays, 9am
WHERE: Larchmont Public Library Youtube
AGES: 3-8
WHAT: Visit the Larchmont Public Library YoutTube channel to get a boredom buster from Miss Rebecca (Head of Children's Services) and her son Gordon. 
WANT TO GO? youtube.com/user/larchmontkids

FREE LUNCH DOODLES with Mo Willems
WHEN:
Ongoing: Monday-Friday, 1pm, plus videos will remain online
WHERE: kennedy-center.org
AGES: All
WHAT: Grab some paper and pencils, pens, or crayons and join Mo Willems to explore ways of writing and making together.
WANT TO GO? kennedy-center.org.

FREE Lincoln Center Pop-Up Classroom
WHEN:
Ongoing: Monday-Friday, 2pm
WHERE: Facebook
AGES: All
WHAT: A daily dose of creativity with artists and educators.
WANT TO GO? facebook.com.

FREE. DIY Puppet Workshops
WHEN: Mondays-Fridays, 4pm; Saturdays-Sundays, 10am
WHERE: Facebook
AGES: 5-12
WHAT: Join Wonderspark Puppets every day during the COVID-19 outbreak / quarantine for live sessions on Facebook Live.
WANT TO GO? While the classes are free, donations are accepted. Wonderspark Puppets.

FREE. Craft at Home
WHEN: Weekdays, 10am
WHERE: YouTube
AGES: 5-17
WHAT: Joann is committed to supporting you with inspiring ways to get creative, as well as ignite your kids' imaginations, while spending time at home.
WANT TO GO? Free. JOANN Fabric and Craft Stores

FREE. #DrawTogether
WHEN: Mondays-Fridays, 10am
WHERE: WendyMac on Instagram
AGES: All
WHAT: Wendy MacNaughton is the New York Times bestselling Illustrator/friendly quarantine art teacher! What will you learn today?
WANT TO GO? Free. Instagram.

FREE. Children's Workshop with Amy DiGi
WHEN: Sundays, 2pm
WHERE: The Art Students League’s Facebook Page
AGE: 5-8
WHAT: Student artists will embark on a 5-week journey with Amy discovering important artists like Kara Walker and Romare Bearden while using common artistic tools in the home to make little masterpieces.
WANT TO GO? Free. A supply list and class schedule will be shared in advance with RSVP.

FREE. Heckscher at Home Kids Edition: Art Activities
WHEN: Tuesdays, 3pm
WHERE: Heckscher Museum of Art via Facebook
AGE: 5-10
WHAT: Tune in live to the Museum's Facebook page where the Museum educator creates exciting artwork. Find all projects on the museum’s website.
WANT TO GO? Free. Facebook and www.heckscher.org/heckscher-at-home


FREE. Doodle Along with Pzazz Art Studio
WHEN: Fridays, 1-1:30pm through June 12
WHERE: Crayola Facebook Page
AGE: All
WHAT: Join P'zazz Art Studio every Friday on the Crayola Facebook Page for a colorful doodle along!
WANT TO GO? Free. Crayola

FREE. Kids Create: Emoji Paper Folding
WHEN: May 29, 3:30pm
WHERE: Brooklyn Public Library via Facebook
AGE: 5-12
WHAT: Join the library to make a fun paper craft! Have markers, crayons, pencils, and paper at the ready.
WANT TO GO? Free. Brooklyn Public Library

FREE. Art Series With Evan Bishop For Kids
WHEN: Tuesdays, 4pm through June 16
WHERE: Queens Public Library Online
AGES: 5-12
WHAT: Bring a pencil and paper and join the library to learn how to draw something new each week.
WANT TO GO? Free. Advanced registration required.

FREE. Get Crafty with Lynn Lilly & Crayola
WHEN: Tuesdays, 1-1:30pm through June 30
WHERE: Crayola Facebook Page
AGES: All
WHAT: Join Craft Box Girls by Lynn Lilly as she show shows you fun and easy crafts you can make at home with your kids!
WANT TO GO? Free. Crayola

Cartooning with James
WHEN: Tuesdays, 4-5pm through June 30
WHERE: Key to My Art! Online
AGES: 9-16
WHAT: Bring a paper and something to draw on and learn to cartoon.
WANT TO GO? $15 per family. Advanced registration required.

Virtual Paint Class
WHEN: Saturdays, 10-11am through June 20
WHERE: Learning Lab Online
AGES: 4-11
WHAT: Learn to paint/draw something new each week.
WANT TO GO? Pay as you wish. Advanced registration required.

 

Virtual Educational Classes for Kids

FREE Reefs Go Live
WHEN:
Fridays, 10:30am
WHERE: The Central Caribbean Marine Institute (CCMI)
AGES: All ages
WHAT: The “Reefs Go Live” program offers live Q&A sessions and educational videos through which students are introduced to CCMI’s coral reef research program and can experience what it’s like to be a scientist first-hand. 
WANT TO GO? FREE

FREE AT HOME ENRICHMENT
WHEN:
Monday-Friday, 10:30am
WHERE: Atlantic White Shark Conservancy
AGES: All
WHAT: The Education Team at AWSC is offering a daily at home enrichment opportunity for youth of all ages. Find companion materials on their website.
WANT TO GO? FREE

FREE Remote Learning Opportunities
WHEN:
10am and 2pm, daily; Wednesday and Friday 2pm class will be in Spanish
WHERE: Stamford Museum and Nature Center
AGES: All
WHAT: These 40 minute interactive programs will be featuring live animals, natural history programs, and more! 
WANT TO GO? FREE 

Long Island Explorium STEM Online Workshops
WHEN:
See website for schedule
WHERE: longislandexplorium.org
AGES: All
WHAT: Keep up the learning from home while you are away from school. The Explorium’s highly trained educators will be reinforcing the NYSSLS cross cutting concepts during these innovative workshops.
WANT TO GO? $10

FREE Children's Museum of Manhattan
WHEN:
Ongoing: Monday-Friday, at your leisure
WHERE: cmom.org
AGES: All
WHAT: With a new theme for each day of the week CMOM at Home will bring a wide range of programming and activities right to your home computer.
WANT TO GO? cmom.org.

FREE New Victory Theater Arts Break
WHEN:
See website for schedule
WHERE: newvictory.org
AGES: 5-12
WHAT: Through an initiative called New Victory Arts Break, New Victory Theater is inspiring families to learn performing arts skills from the comfort of their own home. A free online series, each week explores a particular art form and invites kids and parents to incorporate the arts into their homeschool learning through a series of videos and instructions. Featuring demonstrations by New Victory Teaching Artists, New Victory Arts Break is also a part of the theater's effort to keep NYC artists employed. Week #1: Percussion Week Week #2: Just Move! Week Week #3: Puppetry Week (coming March 30) Week #4: Something Magical Week (April 6) Week #5: Juggling Week (April 13)
WANT TO GO? www.newvictory.org.

 $30 Dynamite Dinner Program
WHEN
: April 20-June 19, Mondays-Fridays, 4-5:30pm and 6-7:30pm
WHERE: The Dynamite Shop Online
AGES: 7-17
WHAT: The Dynamite Shop empowers kids to express themselves through the lens of food, so they're not just cooking lasagna and bibimbap to bring home for dinner--they’re learning about regional variations and exploring how food intersects with culture and community.
WANT TO GO?: $30. The Dynamite Shop

FREE. Virtual Guided Nature Hike
WHEN: Sundays, 1-2pm through June 28
WHERE: Pinelands Institute at Whitesbog Village via Facebook Live
AGES: All
WHAT: Join Jess, the Education Coordinator, on Facebook for a virtual guided nature walk through the New Jersey Pine Barrens! 
WANT TO GO? Donations accepted. Facebook Live. 

FREE. Queens FEASTS Is Cooking Up With The Nourish Spot
WHEN: June 1, 1-2pm
WHERE:
Queens Public Library via Instagram
AGES: All
WHAT: Learn how to create healthy foods at home, pick the right fruits and vegetables for your health, and how to just have fun with it!
WANT TO GO? Free. Instagram



The Social Lives of Dinosaurs
WHEN: June 3, 3pm
WHERE:
The Center for Science Teaching & Learning Online
AGES: All
WHAT: Join CSTL for an interactive discussion about dinosaur social lives, and a Q&A with their staff paleontologist.
WANT TO GO? $10. Advanced registration required.

FREE. Outrageous Pets
WHEN: May 30, 10-11am
WHERE:
Westfield Garden State Plaza Facebook Live
AGES: All
WHAT: Audiences will have the opportunity to meet exotic animals from all over the world.
WANT TO GO? Free. Facebook Live.

FREE. KidsFilmFest 2020
WHEN: May 29-June 07, anytime
WHERE:
BrooklynFilmFestival.org
AGES: 3-7 years and 8-12 years
WHAT: KFF aims to discover and promote children’s filmmakers as well as expose filmmakers of all ages who make films for younger crowds. All films are rated “G”. Both programs consist of several animated shorts, live-action films, and documentaries.
WANT TO GO? Free. Brooklyn Film Festival.

FREE. Reading into History @ Home: Never Caught, The Story of Ona Judge
WHEN: May 31, 2-3pm
WHERE:
DiMenna Children's History Museum at New-York Historical Society via Zoom
AGES: 9-12
WHAT: Chat with Dr. Dunbar, discuss her book Never Caught with fellow history buffs, and discover related primary sources from the New-York Historical collections.
WANT TO GO? Free. Advanced registration required.

 

 

Virtual Music Classes & Concerts for Kids

FREE Color & Sing Along with Lisa Loeb and Crayola
WHEN:
Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays at 11am
WHERE: Crayola
AGES: Toddlers-8 years
WHAT: Each session in this series will feature a music video from Lisa's album, Nursery Rhyme Parade!, along with a free, downloadable nursery rhyme coloring page from Crayola.
WANT TO GO? Free.

FREE Free Student Stream
WHEN:
Wednesdays, 5pm
WHERE: The Metropolitan Opera House
AGES: All
WHAT: Each week, the Metropolitan Opera will be offering one opera specially selected for young audience members from around the globe, along with opportunities to learn more about the production and hear from some of the amazing artists who helped make it happen!
WANT TO GO? Free

FREE Jam with Jamie
WHEN:
Ongoing: Monday-Friday, 9am
WHERE: Facebook
AGES: All
WHAT: Jam with Jamie is offering free virtual jam sessions from talented performers across the nation every weekday, as well as a virtual Birthday Party every weekend!
WANT TO GO? Donations accepted.

FREE Songwriting Workshops with Alice Leon
WHEN:
Every morning at 10am
WHERE: Facebook
AGES: All
WHAT: Join children's artist Alice Leon for interactive songwriting workshops, perfect for kids and the whole family, every day at 10am on Facebook Live!
WANT TO GO? facebook.com.

FREE Live 'Berkner Break' Concerts: Laurie Berkner
WHEN:
Most weekdays, 10am
WHERE: Facebook
AGES: All
WHAT: Laurie offers an abundance of songs, playful movement activities, stories, and more.
WANT TO GO? facebook.com.
 

FREE LIVE FROM THE PLAYROOM
WHEN: Mondays-Fridays, 3pm; Sundays, 11am
AGES: All
WHAT: Live From The Playroom will consist of 20-minute programs of music for the whole family featuring musicians and touring artists from across the country in an effort to support the musical community.
WANT TO GO? FREE. The Rock and Roll Playhouse.

FREE Shajam
WHEN: Fridays, 9am
AGES: Newborn-8
WHAT: Start your Fridays off right- sing and dance with friends in a Jewish music class like no other.
WANT TO GO? FREE. Tkiya.
 

Sing with La Maestra Valentina
WHEN: Mondays, 10-10:30am through June 8
WHERE: SPEAKITALY NYC Website
AGES: Birth-4 years
WHAT: This class will give your child the opportunity to enjoy music, learn songs and some italian words in a fun way!
WANT TO GO? $10. Advanced registration required.


FREE. Saturday Morning Music with Mr. Simon - LIVE Stream
WHEN: Saturdays, 10-10:45am
WHERE: Mr. Simon Music via Facebook
AGES: 1-5
WHAT: Join Mr. Simon and his furry friends - Mr. Koala, Lavender Louis, Big Baba Llama, Rodrego the Snail, Squirly the Squirrel and many more, and go on a fun, exciting and engaging musical adventure!
WANT TO GO? Donations accepted. Facebook. 

FREE. Student Streams: Donizetti's La Fille du Régiment
WHEN: May 25-May 29; see website for schedule
WHERE: Metropolitan Opera House Online
AGES: All
WHAT: This program offers daily live events between Monday and Wednesday that are aimed at deepening your understanding of the opera. Then, between Wednesday and Friday, you can tune in to view the opera—and apply everything you’ve learned! 
WANT TO GO? Free. Metropolitan Opera House.

FREE. Calypso for Kids Online Mini-Concert
WHEN: Tuesdays, 11:30am-12pm through June 9
WHERE: Calypso for Kids via Facebook
AGES: All
WHAT: Join Jazz Caribe featuring Jamaica Bob for a free weekly mini-concert featuring songs for the Caribbean. Each concert will be themed. 
WANT TO GO? Tips are accepted. Calypso for Kids. 

FREE. Autism Music Class
WHEN: Wednesdays, 2:30-3pm through June 24
WHERE: POAC Autism Services via Facebook
AGES: All
WHAT: Mr. Jim will be doing some silly vocal warm-ups where everyone can participate with singing and even participating with some simple percussion play.
WANT TO GO? Free. Facebook

FREE. #ConcertsForKids Mark Mulcahy
WHEN: June 3, 4pm
WHERE: Lincoln Center @ Home via Facebook
AGES: All
WHAT: Mark Mulcahy is a composer and singer who has created music for Nickelodeon. See him perform live as part of the #ConcertForKids series.
WANT TO GO? Free. Lincoln Center

FREE. ‘The Winners Circle' Yonkers Philharmonic Concerto Concert
WHEN: May 31, 3pm
WHERE: Yonkers Philharmonic Online
AGES: All
WHAT: Tong Chen, YPO Music Director, and Robert Sherman, WQXR radio personality, discuss the music, the students and their accomplishments. The winners will share solo video performances so that you can get a taste of their artistry.
WANT TO GO? Free. Yonkers Philharmonic at Home

FREE. SATURDAY MORNING SHOW: Vanessa Trien
WHEN: May 30, 10am
WHERE: Brookfield Place New York via Instagram
AGES: Birth-5 years
WHAT: Vanessa is known for her highly interactive shows, featuring plenty of group singing and movement. This show will be fun for everyone!
WANT TO GO? Free. Instagram

FREE. Kindie Covers Kookie by Jumpin' Jamie Online Music Fest!
WHEN: May 30, 3-3:45pm
WHERE: The Jumpin' Jamie Facebook Page
AGES: Birth- 5 years
WHAT: Kindie Covers is a new series premiering on Facebook Live of family performers covering another artist.
WANT TO GO? Free. Facebook.

 

Virtual Storytimes for Kids

FREE Instagram @SaveWithStories
WHEN:
Daily, times vary
WHERE: Instagram
AGES: All
WHAT: Your favorite celebrities are posting videos of themselves reading childhood favorites new and old while bringing attention to Save the Children and No Kid Hungry.
WANT TO GO? instagram.com.

FREE Goodnight with Dolly
WHEN:
Thursdays, 7pm through June 4.
WHERE: Dolly Parton's Imagination Library
AGES: Birth-8 years
WHAT: The weekly read-aloud series features several of the Imagination Library’s wonderful books.
WANT TO GO: FREE

FREE LIVE Princess Storytime
WHEN:
Wednesdays, 1-1:30pm
WHERE: CT Princess Parties LLC
AGES: Toddler-8 years
WHAT: See a princess LIVE on Facebook! Type your little princesses name in the comments section for a special shoutout!
WANT TO GO? FREE

FREE Story time
WHEN:
Weekdays, 10:30am
WHERE: Flamingo Rampant
AGES: 3-8 years. 
WHAT: Hear a great story every weekday morning on Facebook Live. 
WANT TO GO? Free

FREE Dav Pilkey At Home
WHEN:
New Content on Fridays
WHERE: Scholastic
AGES: 5-12
WHAT: Get creative and have fun with some of your favorite characters from Dog Man and Captain Underpants!
WANT TO GO: Free

FREE Brooklyn Public Library Virtual Storytime
WHEN:
See website for schedule
WHERE: Individual branches’ Facebook pages
AGES: Newborn to 5
WHAT: Join the library for virtual storytime with books, songs, and tips for your child to acquire early literacy, fine motor, and language developmental skills.
WANT TO GO? facebook.com.

FREE Drag Queen Story Hour
WHEN:
See website for schedule
WHERE: Facebook
AGES: 3-8
WHAT: Enjoy Drag Queen Story Hour from the comfort of your own home as Miz Jade reads children's books, sings songs, and movement activities.
WANT TO GO? Free. Facebook.

FREE Storyline Online
WHEN:
At your leisure
WHERE: YouTube
AGES: All
WHAT: The SAG-AFTRA Foundation’s award-winning children’s literacy website, Storyline Online, streams videos featuring celebrated actors reading children’s books alongside creatively produced illustrations.
WANT TO GO? youtube.com.

FREE TODDLER STORYTIME with Linnea on Facebook Live
WHEN: 
Tuesdays, 10am
AGES: Newborn-5
WHAT:  Miss going to storytime? Log on for a virtual Toddler Storytime over Facebook Live with Children's Librarian Linnea!
WANT TO GO? FREE. Larchmont Library. 

FREE Storytime With Miss Mary
WHEN: 
Tuesdays, 10am
AGES: Newborn-5
WHAT: Miss going to storytime? Log on for a virtual Toddler Storytime over Facebook Live with Children's Librarian Linnea!
WANT TO GO? FREE. Larchmont Library.

FREE. Storytime
WHEN: Mondays, 10am
WHERE: Palisades Free Library Website
AGES: 2-4
WHAT: Join the library for a weekly story time! Registration required to receive a link to story time each Monday morning, along with age-appropriate extension activities to try at home.
WANT TO GO? Free. Palisades Free Library

FREE. Storytime with The Met
WHEN: Thursdays, 12-12:10pm through July 2
WHERE: Metropolitan Museum of Art via Facebook and YouTube
AGES: 18 months-6 years
WHAT: Each week, look, listen, sing, and have fun with picture books.
WANT TO GO? Free. Facebook and YouTube.

FREE. Storytime with The Met
WHEN: Thursdays, 12-12:10pm through July 2
WHERE: Metropolitan Museum of Art via Facebook and YouTube
AGES: 18 months-6 years
WHAT: Each week, look, listen, sing, and have fun with picture books.
WANT TO GO? Free. Facebook and YouTube.
 

Creative Clubhouse Stories with Caitlyn
WHEN: Thursdays, 11:30am
WHERE: New York City Children’s Theater via Zoom
AGES: 5-8
WHAT: Join NYCCT Teaching Artist, Caitlyn McCain for a digital, interactive and accessible storytime class that mixes books you love with theater games your little one will love.
WANT TO GO? $10. Advanced registration required. 
 

FREE. Virtual Surprise Storytime
WHEN: Wednesdays, 10:30-11am
WHERE: PATCHOGUE-MEDFORD LIBRARY on Facebook
AGES: 3-8
WHAT: Who will it be? Tune in for a special storytime with different readers each week.
WANT TO GO? Free. Facebook.

FREE. Story Time with Miss Margie
WHEN: Thursdays, 7:30pm
WHERE: Miss Margie via Zoom
AGES: All
WHAT: Join Miss Margie for a free, fun and animated reading of some children's classics via Zoom!
WANT TO GO? Free. Zoom.

FREE. Storytime With Council Member Francisco Moya
WHEN: May 26, 11-11:45am
WHERE: Queens Public Library via Facebook
AGES: 3-8
WHAT: Join the library for a storytime with Council Member Francisco Moya. 
WANT TO GO? Free. Queens Public Library

FREE. Story Time: Zara González Hoang presents A New Kind of Wild
WHEN: May 23, 11:30am
WHERE: Greenlight Bookstore Webinar
AGES: 3-8
WHAT: Zara González Hoang’s author-illustrator debut A New Kind of Wild is an imaginative exploration of the true meaning of "home.” Join Hoang for a virtual story time that will encourage kids to look at their surroundings with new eyes!
WANT TO GO? Free. Advanced registration required

FREE. James and the Giant Peach, with Taika and Friends
WHEN: Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 1pm through June 12
WHERE: YouTube
AGES: All
WHAT: Join Academy Award-winning filmmaker, Taika Waititi as he and his celebrity friends read James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl, in full across 10 episodes, to raise money for Partners In Health. 
WANT TO GO? Donations accepted for Partners in Health. 

FREE. Little New-Yorkers @ Home: Julián Is A Mermaid
WHEN: Tuesday and Friday, 3:30pm through June 5
WHERE: DiMenna Children's History Museum at New-York Historical Society via Zoom
AGES: 3-6
WHAT: Meet Julián, who dreams of the magic and excitement of dressing up as a beautiful mermaid. Find out if he gets the costume of his dreams. Afterwards, make mermaid hats and have a parade to celebrate Pride Month!
WANT TO GO? Advanced registration required.

FREE. Virtual Bilingual Storytimes
WHEN: June 2, 11am
WHERE: Warner Library Facebook Page
AGES: All
WHAT: Join the Warner Library to explore various educational themes through stories, songs and more.
WANT TO GO? Free. Facebook.

FREE. Virtual Storytime: Transportation
WHEN: May 29, 11:30am
WHERE: Mount Vernon Hotel Museum & Garden via Zoom
AGES: 3-6
WHAT: Read picture books about transportation and play an online game. Everyone welcome, but designed especially for children 6 and under.
WANT TO GO? Free. Use Zoom Meeting ID: 897 0551 3260

FREE. Story Time: Ingela P. Arrhenius presents A Forest’s Seasons
WHEN: May 30, 11:30am
WHERE: Greenlight Bookstore via Zoom
AGES: 3-8
WHAT: A Forest's Seasons provides a light introduction to landscapes kids will recognize—or soon encounter. Join illustrator Ingela P. Arrhenius at this virtual story time for a morning full of reading, crafts, and discovery!
WANT TO GO? Free. Advanced registration required.

FREE. Hans Christian Andersen Virtual Storytelling
WHEN: Saturdays, 11am through September 26th
WHERE: Hans Christian Andersen Storytelling Center via Facebook
AGES: All
WHAT: Tune in for a great celebration of Andersen's timeless tales, of storytelling, and of being together while apart.
WANT TO GO? While this program is free, donations are appreciated.

 

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At Classical Conversations, we challenge students. By expecting more from them, partnering with parents, and using a proven method, we see the fruit o...

Art League of Long Island

Art League of Long Island

Dix Hills, NY Fine Art Classes & Workshops Year-Round for Adults, Teens, Children Classes run mornings, afternoons, and evenings Registration is ongoing thro...