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Looking for kids activities and events near you in the New York area this weekend? NYMetroParents produces the largest family event calendar in the city for parents just like you who are looking for kids events today and this weekend. Use the filters below to sort for kids events near you, by age range, and more. If you’re looking for recommendations, our editors round up their picks for the best kids events in BrooklynManhattanQueensLong IslandWestchester and Rockland.

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ONLINE Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month: Commemorating Felix Rigau Carrera's Heritage

  • Sep. 22, 2020, All day
  • Cradle of Aviation Museum
  • Charles Lindbergh Blvd. , Garden City
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Celebrando Cultura is the Cradle of Aviation Museum’s vision to inspire and serve the growing Long Island Latinx Community by creating cultur...

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ONLINE Name That Tune!

  • Sep. 22, 2020, 7pm
  • Queensborough Performing Arts Center
  • 222-05 56th Ave., Bayside
  • All Ages
  • FREE

The American Pops Orchestra is excited to start a long standing partnership with the Queensboro Performing Arts Center in New York City as we bring...

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ONLINE Learn About Brainfuse: a FREE online Homework Help Resource

  • Sep. 22, 2020, 7-8pm
  • Patchogue-Medford Library
  • 54-60 East Main Street, Patchogue
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult
  • FREE

For parents and school aged children. Distance Learning is hard. Let the library help! Learn about this FREE resource available to all library card...

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ONLINE Virtual ‘Classic Tuesdays’ Q&A via Zoom

  • Sep. 22, 2020, 8pm
  • Bedford Playhouse
  • , Bedford
  • Adult
  • FREE

The Bristal Assisted Living is sponsoring Bedford Playhouse's "Classic Tuesdays" Film Series. Join Bedford Playhouse via Zoom fo...

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IN PERSON National Voter Registration Information Day

  • Sep. 22, 2020, 10am-5pm
  • Mt. Kisco Public Library
  • 100 E. Main St., Mount Kisco
  • Adult
  • FREE

With local and 2020 Presidential elections in November, every eligible American voter should exercise his or her right to be heard at the ballot bo...

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ONLINE What's Next Fest

  • Sep. 22, 2020 - Sep. 24, 2020 , 6am-1pm
  • Female Founder Collective
  • ,
  • Adult
  • $8-$45.99

There’s no denying 2020 has been one of the most challenging years in history for female entrepreneurs. That’s why, in the spirit of br...

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ONLINE Cloudy With A Chance of Sprinkles: Building a Rube Goldberg Machine From Home!

  • Sep. 19, 2020 - Sep. 24, 2020 , Saturday, 11am-12pm OR Thursday, 6-7pm
  • Pearl River Library
  • 80 Franklin Avenue, Pearl River
  • Tween, Teen
  • FREE

Corona boredom got you down? Build a sprinkle-pouring ice cream sundae machine from your kitchen! By setting up a chain reaction of falling dominos...

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ONLINE Silly Storytime with Miss Linnea

  • Sep. 17, 2020 - Sep. 24, 2020 , Thursdays, 3:45pm
  • Larchmont Public Library
  • 121 Larchmont Avenue, Larchmont
  • Young elementary
  • FREE

Join children's librarian Erin for themed stories and a fun craft! Register in advance to receive a Zoom link. 

September 15th:...

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IN PERSON Outside Music & Movement

  • Sep. 22, 2020 - Sep. 29, 2020 , Tuesdays, 11:15-11:45am
  • Mt. Kisco Public Library
  • 100 E. Main St., Mount Kisco
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Outside music and movement for children ages 2 - 5 years old with a parent or caregiver. Weather permitting. Enjoy this programs and coming to...

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IN PERSON Take & Make Craft Tuesday's

  • Sep. 22, 2020 - Sep. 29, 2020 , Tuesdays, 12-5pm
  • Mt. Kisco Public Library
  • 100 E. Main St., Mount Kisco
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Stop by to pick up a DIY craft. Location of craft - outside by the book drop.

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ONLINE Lab/Jr. at the Lab/Shul 5781 Days of Awe

  • Sep. 18, 2020 - Sep. 28, 2020 , 9/18, 5:30-6pm; 9/19, 9am-12pm; 9/27, 5:30-6pm; 9/28, 9am-12:30pm
  • Lab/Shul
  • , New York City
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Join the Everybody Friendly, God-optional Days of Awe with Lab/Shul! Jewish? Jew-ish? Not at all? Lab/Jr. brings dynamic, meaningful learning and a...

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ONLINE Making Art At Home: Creative Development in Children Online Workshop

  • Sep. 09, 2020 - Sep. 23, 2020 , Wednesdays, 6:30pm
  • Children's Museum of the Arts
  • 103 Charlton St, New York City
  • Adult
  • This event is free, with a suggested donation of $13.

Join CMA for free virtual interactive workshops with Texas-based educational psychologist Charlotte Sammons. Together, participants will inves...

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IN PERSON September Sundays

  • Sep. 13, 2020 - Sep. 27, 2020 , Sundays, 11am-2pm or 2-5pm
  • Queens County Farm Museum
  • 73-50 Little Neck Parkway, Floral Park
  • All Ages
  • $20; $15 ages 12 and younger

These programs have been created to provide farm-fresh entertainment! Tickets include admission to The Amazing Maize Maze, hayrides and audience cr...

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IN PERSON It's My Park: Mondays

  • Sep. 14, 2020 - Sep. 28, 2020 , Mondays, 10:15am-12:45pm
  • Prospect Park
  • Parkside Plaza at Parkside Ave, Brooklyn
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Join Prospect Park for special It's My Park Day community volunteer events, where groups and individuals can help sustain the pa...

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ONLINE Preschool Palooza

  • Sep. 15, 2020 - Sep. 29, 2020 , Tuesdays, 3:45pm
  • Larchmont Public Library
  • 121 Larchmont Avenue, Larchmont
  • Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Join children's librarian Erin for themed stories and a fun craft! Register in advance to receive a Zoom link. 

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ONLINE Traveling Kitchen for Kids

  • Sep. 15, 2020 - Sep. 29, 2020 , Thursdays, 3:30-4:30pm
  • Dyckman Farmhouse Museum Alliance
  • 4881 Broadway, New York
  • Tween, Teen, Adult
  • FREE

Learn how to make an East African Chapati, a seasoned corn flatbread, and a no-egg wrap while learning about African and Lenape cultivated plants a...

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ONLINE Young and Restless

  • Sep. 16, 2020 - Sep. 30, 2020 , Wednesdays, 10am
  • Larchmont Public Library
  • 121 Larchmont Avenue, Larchmont
  • Baby
  • FREE

Being a new parent is hard, and being a new parent during this crazy time is even harder! With this interactive and intimate class, you will (...

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IN PERSON Cars & Coffee x Caffeine

  • Sep. 20, 2020 - Oct. 04, 2020 , Sundays, 9am-12pm
  • Caffeine
  • 3118 Lawson Blvd., Oceanside
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Cars & Coffee Long Island, held with Caffeine in Oceanside, NY! All makes and models welcome, hang and appreciate each others cars over a cup o...

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ONLINE Jammin' with Josh

  • Sep. 04, 2020 - Sep. 25, 2020 , Fridays, 11am
  • Babylon Public Library
  • 24 S. Carll Ave., Babylon
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Join Mr. Josh (and his guitar) on Facebook for fun stories and songs: https://www.facebook.com/BrooklynPublicLibrary

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IN PERSON FREE Entry to 1885 Tall Ship Wavertree

  • Sep. 05, 2020 - Oct. 10, 2020 , September 5, 6, 12, 19, 26 and October 3, 4, and 10 at 11am-5pm
  • South Street Seaport Museum
  • 12 Fulton St, New York, NY 10038, New York
  • All Ages
  • FREE

South Street Seaport Museum will open the 1885 tall ship Wavertree to the public on with timed entry at Pier 16 (Fulton and South Streets). Entry i...

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IN PERSON Outdoor Food & Music Fests

  • Sep. 10, 2020 - Oct. 01, 2020 , Thursdays, 6-9:30pm
  • Westfield Garden State Plaza
  • One Garden State Plaza, Paramus
  • All Ages
  • $7; $5 per child age 4-12; free admission for children 3 and younger

Westfield Garden State Plaza's Outdoor Food & Music Fests will feature Food Trucks + Food Vendors, Live Music, Ghost Hawks Brewery & Wine, Games and more. 

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ONLINE Fiesta de Flores at Home: Bombazo Puertorriqueña Dance

  • Sep. 22, 2020 - Oct. 15, 2020 , Anytime
  • The New York Botanical Garden
  • 2900 Southern Boulevard, Bronx
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Bombazo Dance Co. performances are a popular highlight of Fiesta de Flores. Bomba celebrates the rich cultural history of Puerto Rico’s Afric...

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IN PERSON Juggling

  • Aug. 29, 2020 - Sep. 22, 2020 , Tuesdays, 6pm; Wednesdays and Saturdays, 12pm
  • Bryant Park
  • 40th Street between Fifth and Sixth avenues, Midtown
  • All Ages
  • FREE

The Bryant Park Jugglers use the park throughout the year to provide free classes to the public. Join in for a quick lesson, stay for the whole tim...

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IN PERSON The Feminine Perception: Beauty and Nonsense

  • Sep. 10, 2020 - Oct. 04, 2020 , Mon-Fri 10am-4pm; Sat 1-4pm
  • ROCKLAND CENTER FOR THE ARTS
  • 27 South Greenbush Rd., WEST NYACK
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Join Rockland Center for the Arts for The Feminine Perception: Beauty and Nonsense. Leslie Fandrich is a feminist interdisciplinary artist and writ...

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IN PERSON Look at Me: Works by Kris Campbell

  • Sep. 10, 2020 - Oct. 04, 2020 , Mondays-Fridays, 10am-4pm; Saturdays, 1-4pm
  • ROCKLAND CENTER FOR THE ARTS
  • 27 South Greenbush Rd., WEST NYACK
  • All Ages
  • FREE

LOOK AT ME is about seeing and being seen: This exhibit asks the viewer to go beyond judgement to become aware of what is seen, how something is se...

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ONLINE Hans Christian Andersen Virtual Storytelling

  • May. 30, 2020 - Sep. 26, 2020 , Saturdays, 11am
  • Hans Christian Andersen Storytelling Center
  • ,
  • All Ages
  • Donations accepted

For over sixty years New York families have come together to listen  to stories in Central Park before the Hans Christian Andersen Statue, rai...

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ONLINE The KIDflix Film Fest

  • Aug. 28, 2020 - Sep. 25, 2020 , See website for schedule
  • MoCADA
  • 80 Hanson Place, Fort Greene
  • All Ages
  • FREE

The KIDflix Film Fest! is the longest-running kids’ film festival in Brooklyn. Presented by MoCADA since 2000, this annual, interactive progr...

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ONLINE Storytime

  • Sep. 02, 2020 - Sep. 30, 2020 , Mondays-Fridays, 4pm
  • New York Public Library
  • ,
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Hear a story every weekday! For children, infants to age 18 months, ages 18 to 36 months, ages 3 to 5 years, children

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IN PERSON 2020 Brooklyn Greenway Ride

  • Sep. 01, 2020 - Sep. 30, 2020 , Anytime
  • Brooklyn Waterfront
  • Brooklyn Waterfront, Brooklyn
  • All Ages
  • $0-$25 (supports the Brooklyn Greenway Initiative)

The annual bike ride is back! Explore Brooklyn's storied waterfront on this socially distanced, self-guided 26-mile journey.Discover Brooklyn&#...

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IN PERSON Orangetown Suffragist Exhibit

  • Sep. 10, 2020 - Dec. 28, 2021 , Tuesdays and Fridays, 10am-2pm; Sundays 1-4pm
  • Orangetown Historical Museum and Archives
  • 196 Chief Bill Harris Way, Orangeburg
  • All Ages
  • FREE

The fight for American women to get the right to vote was fought on many fronts - including Orangetown. Learn about this fascinating movement ...

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IN PERSON Walking Tours of Stony Brook Village

  • Aug. 26, 2020 - Sep. 30, 2020 , Wednesdays, 2:50pm
  • Stony Brook Village Center
  • Main Street on the Harbor in front of Post Office, Stony Brook
  • All Ages
  • $5, cash only

Enjoy a stroll through Stony Brook Village while hearing the stories of the people and seeing the landmarks that made it a community.

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IN PERSON Roller Skating

  • Sep. 09, 2020 - Oct. 17, 2020 , Wednesdays, Thursdays and Sundays, 12-5pm; Fridays, 12-6pm; Saturdays, 10am-7pm
  • LeFrak Center at Lakeside, Prospect Park
  • 171 East Dr. , NY , Brooklyn
  • All Ages
  • $10 weekends and holidays; $6 weekdays; $7 skate rental

Skate to a mix of pop hits while taking in views of Prospect Park Lake. 

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IN PERSON The Amazing Maize Maze

  • Sep. 18, 2020 - Oct. 30, 2020 , Fridays and Saturdays in September, Fridays-Sundays in October, and Monday October 12, 11am-4:30pm
  • Queens County Farm Museum
  • 73-50 Little Neck Parkway, Floral Park
  • All Ages
  • $12; $8 ages 12 and younger

Get lost in NYC's only corn maze- all 3 acres of it!

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IN PERSON Hallowfest

  • Sep. 18, 2020 - Nov. 01, 2020 , Saturdays and Sundays, 2-6pm
  • Six Flags Great Adventure
  • 1 Six Flags Blvd., Jackson
  • All Ages
  • Tickets start at $29.99

Enjoy a spooktacular celebration of family-friendly frights! Reserve tickets in advance. 

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IN PERSON Re-opening

  • Sep. 16, 2020 - Oct. 31, 2020 , Wednesdays-Fridays, 12-5pm; Saturdays-Sundays, 11am-5pm
  • Queens Museum
  • 111-01 Corona Ave., Flushing
  • All Ages
  • FREE

The Queens Museum has re-opened. Book your free tickets and see their new exhibitions!

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ONLINE Virtual Music and Movement

  • Aug. 07, 2020 - Sep. 25, 2020 , Fridays, 11am **NO SESSION 9/4**
  • Bellmore Library
  • ,
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

During this interactive virtual program, your child will hear familiar rhymes and songs to get them moving and dancing! Recommended for ages 5 and ...

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IN PERSON Kids Zumba

  • Aug. 12, 2020 - Sep. 30, 2020 , Wednesdays, 3:15-4pm
  • Great Neck Stepping Point Park
  • Redbrook Rd., Kings Point
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • $25 per class; discounts on multi class passes available

Instructor Michele Tabaroki, owner of ConfiDanze Dance Studio, will have you grooving to the beats of salsa, flamenco and merengue music, dancing y...

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POST-PAUSE Zumba Classes

  • Aug. 16, 2020 - Oct. 04, 2020 , Sundays., 10-11am
  • Great Neck Stepping Stone Park
  • 38 Stepping Stone Lane, Great Neck
  • Teen, Adult
  • $15 per class

Instructor Michele Tabaroki has been dancing since childhood. She has studied ballet, tap, jazz, contemporary and Middle Eastern dance. She has bee...

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IN PERSON Green Team 2020

  • Sep. 12, 2020 - Oct. 31, 2020 , Saturdays, 8:30-10:30am
  • Brooklyn Bridge Park
  • 334 Furman St., Brooklyn Heights
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Learn about gardening, enjoy nature, and make the Park look its best. Advanced registration is required.

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IN PERSON Animated Children's Story Featuring Otto the Ghost

  • Sep. 12, 2020 - Nov. 01, 2020 , 8am-7pm, daily
  • Hicks Nurseries
  • 100 Jericho Turnpike, Westbury
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Hear “Otto’s Fantastic Pet Parade” and follow Otto and his friends as they explore the importance of friendship and teamwork.

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IN PERSON Festival Food to Go

  • Sep. 12, 2020 - Nov. 01, 2020 , Saturdays and Sundays, 10am-6pm
  • Hicks Nurseries
  • 100 Jericho Turnpike, Westbury
  • All Ages
  • Admission is free, see menu for prices

Your favorite fall foods are back including roasted corn, apple cider, kettle corn, homemade pies, cider and fudge dipped donuts, fudge, character ...

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IN PERSON HAUNTED HALLWAY: A Collection of Creepy Curiosities

  • Sep. 16, 2020 - Nov. 07, 2020 , Wednesdays-Saturdays, 10am-4:30pm
  • Suffolk County Historical Society
  • 300 West Main Street, Riverhead
  • All Ages
  • $10 families; $5 adults; $3 seniors 60 and older; $1 children 17 and younger; free for memebrs

Visit...if you dare! The creepiest curiosities will have you looking over your shoulders as you meander the museum's halls.

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IN PERSON Adult Zumba

  • Aug. 10, 2020 - Oct. 04, 2020 , Mondays, Wednesdays and Sundays 10-11am
  • Great Neck Stepping Point Park
  • Redbrook Rd., Kings Point
  • Teen, Adult
  • $15 per class; discounts on multi class passes available

Instructor Michele Tabaroki, owner of ConfiDanze Dance Studio, will have you grooving to the beats of salsa, flamenco and merengue music, dancing y...

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ONLINE Storytime with the Met

  • May. 07, 2020 - Dec. 17, 2020 , Thursdays, 12-12:15pm
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • 1000 Fifth Ave., Upper East Side
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Each week, look, listen, sing, and have fun with picture books. Recommended for families with children ages 18 months – 6 years.

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IN PERSON Kayaking

  • Aug. 19, 2020 - Oct. 14, 2020 , Wednesdays, 4-8pm; Saturdays, 10am-4pm
  • Brooklyn Bridge Park, Pier 4
  • 334 Furman St., Brooklyn Heights
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Glide along the water while kayaking with the Brooklyn Bridge Park Boathouse. Advanced registration required. 

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IN PERSON Collaborative Concepts Farm Project 2020

  • Sep. 05, 2020 - Oct. 31, 2020 , 10am-4pm, daily
  • Tilly Foster Farm
  • 100 Route 312, Brewster
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Visitors venture back into history at the 19th-century Tilly Foster Farm and are treated to pure fun as they engage art to experience peace and joy. Children of all ages are sure to enjoy visiting the Kunekune pigs, alpacas, miniature horses and more.

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ONLINE Virtual Fall Singalongs with Chloe

  • Sep. 16, 2020 - Nov. 11, 2020 , Wednesdays, all day
  • Port Chester-Rye Brook Library
  • One Haseco Avenue, Port Chester
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Visit the Port Chester-Rye Brook Public Library's website and participate with the new virtual "Singalongs with Chloe" programs. Babi...

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ONLINE Virtual Yin Yoga@Home

  • Aug. 25, 2020 - Oct. 27, 2020 , Tuesdays, 7-8:15am
  • Patchogue-Medford Library
  • 54-60 East Main Street, Patchogue
  • Teen, Adult
  • FREE

Slower paced class involving variations of seated and supine poses held for 3-5 minutes. A more meditative approach to yoga. For all levels. Please join the program from your computer, tablet or smartphone.

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IN PERSON Farmers Market at The Valley

  • Sep. 16, 2020 - Nov. 18, 2020 , Wednesdays, 2:30-6:30pm
  • Jefferson Valley Mall
  • 650 Lee Blvd., Yorktown Heights
  • All Ages
  • Admission is free, prices vary for goods

Shop for fresh, healthy, locally grown produce and other weekly favorites!

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ONLINE Improv Workshop

  • Sep. 17, 2020 - Nov. 19, 2020 , Thursdays, 4-5pm
  • Two Bridges Arts
  • 275 Cherry St, New York
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Explore the joy of improvisation with anything from regular household items to using your body as an instrument to instruments you have at home. Advanced registration required. 

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I Love Street Art & Graffiti Workshops

  • Jul. 24, 2020 - Sep. 26, 2020 , Fridays and Saturdays, 10am-12pm
  • Tuff City Styles Yard
  • 650 Fordham Road , Bronx
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen
  • $100-$150

I LOVE STREET ART & GRAFFITI with Lady K Fever. Tuff City will be offering socially distanced painting sessions facilitated by skilled graffiti...

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IN PERSON The Great Jack O'Lantern Blaze

  • Sep. 18, 2020 - Nov. 21, 2020 , September 18- October 31; November 1; 6-8; 13-15; 20-21, see website for exact times
  • Van Cortlandt Manor
  • 525 South Riverside Ave, Croton-on-Hudson
  • All Ages
  • Tickets start at $24; free for members and children younger than 3

Dscover a breathtaking display of more than 7,000 illuminated jack o’ lanterns—all designed and hand-carved on site. Tickets must be purchased in advance. 

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IN PERSON Explore the grounds of the William Floyd Estate

  • Sep. 04, 2020 - Nov. 09, 2020 , Fridays-Mondays, 9:30am-4:30pm
  • FIRE ISLAND NATIONAL SEASHORE at William Floyd Estate
  • 245 Park Drive, Mastic Beach
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Explore the grounds of the 613-acre William Floyd Estate in Mastic Beach! Stop by the Ranger Office at the Old Mastic House for information ab...

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ONLINE Virtual Classic Yoga @ Home

  • Aug. 20, 2020 - Oct. 29, 2020 , Thursdays, 7-8:15am
  • Patchogue-Medford Library
  • 54-60 East Main Street, Patchogue
  • Teen, Adult
  • FREE

Wake up with stretching and strengthening asanas with the library from your own home.

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IN PERSON The Adventure Park: Glow in the Park

  • Sep. 19, 2020 - Nov. 28, 2020 , Saturdays, slots begin at 6pm
  • Discovery Museum and Planetarium
  • 4450 Park Ave., Bridgeport
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult
  • $45

Climb and zip through a shining wonderland with LED lights lining the trails. 

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IN PERSON Groove in the Park

  • Aug. 18, 2020 - Oct. 30, 2020 , See website for schedule
  • Groove Family Music
  • Addison Park, Larchmont
  • All Ages
  • $20

Groove is thrilled to be able to offer an all-ages Family Jam in beautiful Addison Park. In accordance with the current covid-19 res...

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POST-PAUSE Flying Trapeze Class

  • Aug. 12, 2020 - Oct. 31, 2020 , Classes offered Monday-Sunday; see website for exact times
  • Trapeze School New York
  • Pier 40, New York
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult
  • $70

Safely experience the exhilaration of this extraordinary circus art, regardless of fitness level or athletic background. Ages 6 and older. Advanced registration suggested. 

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ONLINE Sing with Suzi Online Show

  • Sep. 09, 2020 - Dec. 09, 2020 , Mondays and Wednesdays, 4pm
  • Suzi Shelton
  • ,
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Join Suzi, her lovable friend Cinnamon Bear, and their special guests for family- friendly performances from her living room to yours.

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IN PERSON Makers and Players Sunday

  • Sep. 20, 2020 - Dec. 27, 2020 , Sundays, 2pm+
  • House of Playful Soul
  • 5 Station Square , Forest Hills
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • $40

Kids will enjoy a two hour fun filled session where they create projects and play with friends!  Advanced registration required. 

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IN PERSON Summer Stage 2020

  • Jul. 11, 2020 - Oct. 24, 2020 , Saturdays, 6-9pm
  • Downtown Somerville Alliance
  • Division St. , Somerville
  • All Ages
  • FREE

The Downtown Somerville Alliance is bringing back a new and improved safe Summer Stage outdoor concert series on Division Street.

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IN PERSON Ramsey Farmers' Market

  • Aug. 16, 2020 - Nov. 29, 2020 , Sundays, 9am-2pm
  • Ramsey Farmers' Market
  • Erie Plaza train station 2 West Main St., Ramsey
  • All Ages
  • Admission is free, prices vary for goods

The award winning, non profit Ramsey Farmers' Market -every Sunday- offering fresh, local produce and products from over 40+ outstanding farmer...

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ONLINE FTH at Home: Global Arts for Global Kids

  • Sep. 01, 2020 - Dec. 18, 2020 , All day
  • Flushing Town Hall
  • 137-35 Northern Blvd, Flushing
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Flushing Town Hall's master Teaching Artists offer free, online classes in their second series of "FTH at HOME: Global Arts for Global Kid...

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Breastfeeding Support Group

  • Dec. 10, 2019 - Apr. 13, 2021 , Tuesdays, 10-11am
  • North Shore University Hospital
  • 300 Community Drive, Manhasset
  • Baby, Adult
  • FREE

Discussions are facilitated by a lactation consultant covering many topics including postpartum adjustment, feeding, sleeping, normal newborn behavior, and going back to work.

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IN PERSON Free Nature Trails & Tours

  • Aug. 28, 2020 - Dec. 20, 2020 , 11:30am-4pm, daily
  • Kadampa Meditation Center New York World Peace Temple
  • 47 Sweeney Rd, Glen Spey
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Enjoy walking on the grounds, including nature trails, pond, streams and soft springy moss and relax in the outdoor seating areas and hidden nature benches.

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POST-PAUSE West Park Place Farmers Market

  • Jul. 01, 2020 - Oct. 28, 2020 , Wednesdays, 9am-2pm
  • Stamford Downtown
  • West Park Place across from Columbus Park, Stamford Downtown
  • All Ages
  • FREE

The Spring Street Famers market offers a wide variety of locally grown fruits, vegetables and flowers.  You’ll also find ...

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ONLINE Laurie Berkner's Birthday Party Shows

  • Aug. 21, 2020 - Dec. 18, 2020 , See schedule below
  • Laurie Berkner
  • ,
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Laurie encourages families who are watching to decorate, just like she will, wear party clothes, and bake a special birthday treat to bring to the party.

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IN PERSON Teen Game Zone

  • Aug. 21, 2020 - Dec. 25, 2020 , Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 2:30-4:30pm
  • Poe Park Visitor Center in Poe Park
  • 2640 Grand Concourse , Bronx
  • Teen
  • FREE

Teens learn new games, meet new people, and stay active in a safe environment.

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ONLINE Rockland Baby Cafe

  • May. 26, 2020 - Sep. 30, 2020 , Tuesdays and Thursdays, 11am-1pm
  • Rockland Baby Cafe
  • 1 Hilcrest Center Drive Suite 214, Spring Valley
  • Pre-school & younger, Adult
  • Free

Rockland Baby Cafe provides free breastfeeding education and support from Certified Lactation Counselors. Join them to meet and talk with other new...

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ONLINE LIVE 'BERKNER BREAK' CONCERTS

  • Aug. 03, 2020 - Dec. 14, 2020 , Most Mondays and Fridays, 11am
  • Laurie Berkner
  • ,
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Families can join Laurie, direct from her house, for LIVE "Berkner Break" concerts on her Facebook page. Laurie offers an abundance ...

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POST-PAUSE The Spring Street Farmers Market

  • Jun. 13, 2020 - Oct. 31, 2020 , Saturdays, 9am-2pm
  • Stamford Downtown
  • Spring Street Parking Lot on Spring Street, Stamford Downtown
  • All Ages
  • FREE

The Spring Street Famers market offers a wide variety of locally grown fruits, vegetables and flowers.  You’ll also find ...

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IN PERSON Opening of 'Presidential Dogs' exhibit.

  • Sep. 08, 2020 - Jan. 31, 2021 , Tuesdays-Sundays, 10am-5pm
  • American Kennel Club Museum of the Dog
  • 101 Park Ave., Murray Hill
  • All Ages
  • $15; $10 seniors, military, youth ages 13-24; $5 children younger than 12

The “Presidential Dogs” exhibition will look back on the different breeds of dogs that have lived at the White House. It will explore t...

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IN PERSON 92nd Street Greenmarket

  • Jun. 21, 2020 - Nov. 22, 2020 , Sundays, 9am-4pm
  • GrowNYC
  • 1st Avenue btw. 92nd and 93rd Streets, Upper East Side
  • All Ages
  • Admission is free, prices vary for goods

This seasonal Sunday market on the Upper East Side offers neighborhood residents a convenient location to shop for a selection of vegetables, fruit...

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IN PERSON KENNEDY PLAZA FARMERS MARKET

  • Jun. 17, 2020 - Nov. 25, 2020 , Wednesdays and Saturdays, 9am-2pm
  • LI Greenmarket Inc.
  • 1 W Chester St., Long Beach
  • All Ages
  • Admission is free, prices vary for goods

The market offers fresh produce and many other wholesome goods.

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IN PERSON Corona Greenmarket

  • Jun. 19, 2020 - Nov. 27, 2020 , Fridays, 8am-3pm
  • GrowNYC
  • Roosevelt Ave & 103rd St, Corona
  • All Ages
  • Admission is free, prices vary for goods

Shop for seasonal vegetables, stunning specialty Mexican vegetables and herbs, as well as apples, grapes, cider and fruit juice pressed from locally grown fruit. 

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IN PERSON Bensonhurst Greenmarket

  • May. 31, 2020 - Nov. 22, 2020 , Sundays, 9am-3pm
  • GrowNYC
  • 18th Ave btwn 81st & 82nd Streets, Bensonhurst
  • All Ages
  • Admission is free, prices vary for goods

Shop for fresh fruits and vegetables, honey and specialty Mexican herbs. 

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POST-PAUSE Living Lights

  • Jun. 29, 2020 - Dec. 31, 2020 , Monday-Sunday, 10am–5pm
  • The Maritime Aquarium
  • 10 N. Water Street, Norwalk
  • All Ages
  • $26.95 adults 13-64; $24.95 seniors 65 and older; $19.95 children ages 3-12

Meet amazing animals with the natural ability to glow in the dark in “Living Lights,” a special exhibit open now in The Maritime Aquari...

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POST-PAUSE Farmers Market

  • May. 17, 2020 - Nov. 22, 2020 , Sundays, 9am-2pm
  • Cunningham Park
  • 200-00 73rd Ave., Fresh Meadows, Fresh Meadows
  • All Ages
  • Admission is free, prices vary for goods

Small scale farms and local food makers are back in Cunningham Park, Queens for the 2020 season. Every Sunday from 9am to 2pm, shop for local fruit...

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Activity Table

  • Apr. 04, 2020 - Oct. 25, 2020 , Weekends, 2:00-4:00pm
  • Queens Botanical Garden
  • 43-50 Main St., Flushing
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • Free with garden admission ($6 adults; $2 children ages 4 to 12; free for children younger than 4)

Drop-in for family-friendly botanical-themed arts and crafts at the weekend Activity Table. Recommended for age 10 and under (accompanied by an adult).

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ONLINE Amazing Brains: A Virtual Art Exhibit

  • Jun. 03, 2020 - Dec. 31, 2020 , Anytime
  • New York Hall of Science
  • 4701 111th Street, Corona
  • All Ages
  • Free

This virtual exhibit melds science and art to create extraordinary images of brains – from high resolution images of real brains from differe...

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ONLINE Puppet Show LIVE

  • Sep. 04, 2020 - Mar. 26, 2021 , Fridays, 11am
  • WonderSpark Puppets
  • ,
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Get ready for a highly interactive, very silly puppet show!

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Transit Tots

  • Apr. 09, 2020 - Dec. 31, 2020 , Thursdays, 10:15-11am
  • New York Transit Museum
  • 99 Schermerhorn St. , Brooklyn Heights
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Adult
  • $10; $5 children ages 2-17

Young train enthusiasts explore themes like animals underground, the people and buildings of New York City, colors and shapes, and the city's subways and buses.

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ONLINE Learn to Juggle

  • Mar. 27, 2020 - Dec. 31, 2020 , Anytime
  • Big Apple Circus
  • ,
  • All Ages
  • FREE

As long as you have a plastic bag, socks (or even a baby toy!) Big Apple Circus producer, Jack Marsh can teach you how to juggle. Learn how to jugg...

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Sunday Author Story Time

  • Mar. 08, 2020 - Dec. 20, 2020 , Sundays, 11:30am (Prospect Lefferts Garden) and 1:30pm (Fort Greene)
  • Greenlight Bookstore Prospect Lefferts Garden/
  • 632 Flatbush Ave./686 Fulton St., Prospect Lefferts Garden/Fort Greene
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Authors and illustrators present their new books with interactive readings and drawings, and often activities and crafts too! 

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Creative Movement for Kids at The Westchester

  • Mar. 15, 2020 - Dec. 31, 2020 , Thursdays, 10-10:45am
  • The Westchester
  • 125 Westchester Ave., White Plains
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Get your little ones to moving, learning basic movements and having fun! A parent or caregiver is required to attend and participate. 

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Shining Lights Yoga for Kids

  • Feb. 05, 2020 - Dec. 30, 2020 , Wednesdays, 11am
  • The Westchester
  • 125 Westchester Ave., White Plains
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Stay active with your little and have fun doing yoga exercises.

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'Guess What' - The Family-Friendly Stand Up Comedy Show

  • Apr. 20, 2019 - Dec. 19, 2020 , Third Saturdays, 12:30pm
  • The Creek & The Cave
  • 10-93 Jackson Ave., Long Island City
  • All Ages
  • $10

The show is hosted by an 12-year-old and her dad.

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Children and Adults with ADD (CHADD) Meetings

  • Jan. 06, 2020 - Dec. 07, 2020 , 1st Monday of the month, 6:30-8:30pm
  • Select Human Services
  • 17-19 Marble Ave, Pleasantville
  • Adult
  • $5

Help you or your child manage ADD for success and discuss different topics at meetings on the 1st Monday of the month through the school year. 

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ONLINE Learn Digital Painting and Color Workshop

  • Jul. 24, 2020 - Jun. 25, 2021 , 10am
  • The New York Public Library - Pelham Bay
  • 3060 Middletown Rd, The Bronx
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Are you struggling with paint color but don't know where to start? If you love to paint portraits, draw characters or create fantasy environmen...

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ONLINE Story Time with Miss Margie

  • May. 13, 2020 - Apr. 15, 2021 , Thursdays, 7:30pm
  • Miss Margie
  • ,
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Join Miss Margie for a free, fun and animated reading of some children's classics via Zoom! Parents and kids of all ages are welcome! NO ONE is...

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Picture Book Time

  • Jan. 08, 2020 - Dec. 23, 2020 , Wednesdays, 11:30am-12:30pm
  • Queens Library - Richmond Hill Branch
  • 118-14 Hillside Ave.,
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Join for stories, songs, finger plays, and a simple arts and crafts activity.

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Magic at Coney

  • Jan. 05, 2020 - Dec. 27, 2020 , Sundays, 12pm
  • Coney Island USA
  • 1208 Surf Ave., Coney Island
  • All Ages
  • $12; $8 children younger than 12

See this magical variety show highlighting a vast array of magicians; featuring illusionists, escape artists, mentalists, and close-up magicians from around the world.

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IN PERSON Bagpipe Tribute

  • Sep. 09, 2020 - Sep. 08, 2021 , WEDNESDAYS, 1:30-2pm
  • 9/11 Memorial Museum
  • The 9/11 Memorial Glade located on Memorial Plaza, Lower Manhattan
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Tribute in Light is a commemorative public art installation first presented six months after 9/11 and then every year thereafter, fro...

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POST-PAUSE Cruises

  • Aug. 11, 2020 - Aug. 11, 2021 , 8:30am-5pm, daily
  • Castle Clinton
  • Battery Park, New York
  • All Ages
  • $19.25; $14 seniors 62 and older; $9 children 4-12 years; free for children three years and younger

A trip on Statue Cruises to Liberty Island allows individuals to enjoy Liberty Island with plenty of outdoor space to safely explore the island and the spectacular views of New York Harbor.

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Cortelyou Greenmarket

  • Dec. 01, 2019 - Dec. 27, 2020 , Sundays, 8am-3pm
  • Greenmarket
  • Cortelyou Road and Rugby Road, Ditmas Park
  • All Ages
  • Admission is free, prices vary for goods

Shop at the market, recycle old clothes, and drop off your food scap compost. 

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Grand Army Plaza Greenmarket

  • Nov. 29, 2019 - Dec. 26, 2020 , Saturdays, 8am-4pm
  • Greenmarket
  • Prospect Park West & Flatbush Ave, West Brooklyn
  • All Ages
  • Admission is free, prices vary for goods

Shop fresh produce, flowers, and more. Drop off your food scrap compost and bring clothing to be recycled. 

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Staff Story Time

  • Sep. 07, 2019 - Dec. 27, 2020 , Saturdays, 1:30pm
  • Greenlight Bookstore PLG
  • 632 Flatbush Ave., Prospect Lefferts Garden
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Greenlight staff choose their favorite read-alouds to share with the youngest book lovers.

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NYRR Open Run Baisley Pond Park

  • Jun. 22, 2019 - Dec. 26, 2020 , 9:00 am; Check-in 8:45 am
  • Baisley Pond Park
  • 156-10 Baisley Blvd, Jamaica
  • All Ages
  • FREE Free

NYRR Open Run is a community-based, volunteer-led running initiative - bringing free weekly runs and walks to local neighborhood parks.

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ONLINE Feathers of Fire--The Movie

  • Jun. 04, 2020 - Jun. 04, 2022 , Anytime
  • Vimeo
  • 155 First Ave., New York
  • All Ages
  • $4.95

"Feathers of Fire--The Movie" is an ingenious production of theater-on-film, conceived and directed by Hamid Rahmanian. It is intended fo...

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Second Saturdays Trailwork Party + Bike Share at Highbridge Bike Park

  • Sep. 14, 2019 - Sep. 10, 2022 , Second Saturday of each month, 10:00am-3:00pm
  • Highbridge Park
  • West 174th Street and Amsterdam Ave., Washington Heights/Bronx
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Learn what it takes to build, maintain, and ride the most progressive urban bike park in America.

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Weekly Drop-In at Rockland Baby Café

  • Mar. 25, 2017 - Jan. 31, 2023 , Thursdays, 11am-1pm
  • Martin Luther King Multi-Purpose Center
  • 110 Bethune Blvd., Spring Valley
  • Baby, Adult
  • FREE

A drop-in to meet and talk to new moms, learn how to make breast-feeding easier, make sure your baby is latching and gaining well, get tips on pumping and going back to work, and learn about other parenting topics.

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