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Museum Mile Fest

Museums Galore! NYC celebrated its annual Museum Mile Festival last Tuesday, but not to worry if you missed it! The celebration continues now through Sunday, June 16, when more than 250 museusm throughout New York participate in New York State Museum Week, offering free admission or discounts on its entry fees. Which museums are on your must-see list?

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Top 20 Activities for Kids

Friday, June 14

• Hop on kiddie rides at the Bethpage Spring Festival on Long Island (through Saturday)

• Explore the farm and meet chicks and lambs in Fairfield County, CT

• Enjoy an ice cream social and witness a light show at the Second Annual Firefly Fest in Westchester

Saturday, June 15

• Catch a magical performance with Mario the Magician & His Suitcase Machine in Manhattan

• Explore the world of puppets and make masks, get your face painted, and more at the Puppetry Arts Fest of Brooklyn

• Make your own strawberry ice cream in Queens

• See what's on the menu at the nature center's live animal museum with free admission for NY State Museum Week in Westchester

• Watch a trout feeding, meet baby and adult fish, and more during Trout Weekend in Rockland

• Go on a Family Kayak Trip in Fairfield County, CT

• Celebrate Dad at this Father's Day Brunch on Long Island

• See magic tricks, ride the carousel, and show off dance moves in a contest at Omar's Summer Blast-Off in Queens

• Show Dad how much you love him at I Love My Daddy at the Brooklyn Children's Museum

Sunday, June 16: Father's Day

• Dads get in free at the Stepping Stones Museum in Fairfield County, CT

• Learn origami to make a special card that resembles a tiny shirt and tie for Father's Day in Manhattan

• Play with cool critters at the nature center on Papa's Play Day in Westchester

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Sunday, June 16: Father's Day (continued)

• Decorate a summer T-shirt and a matching one for dad at Tees for Dad & Me at Wave Hill in the Bronx

• Head to the exciting multi-cultural arts fest, NYC KidsFest, in Manhattan

• Visit Westchester's Hudson River Museum for Family Day when dads get in free

• Get ready for blast off at the Public Space Mission: Return to the Moon in Rockland

• Head to Long Island's Pirate Festival for songs, sea shanty bands, ponies, a petting zoo, and a thieves market

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