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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 Brickworld LEGO Halloween Virtual Con

  • Oct. 31, 2020, 12-6pm
  • Brickworld LEGO Expo
  • ,
  • All Ages
  • $9

Chicago-based Brickworld LEGO Expo, which regularly hosts LEGO conventions throughout the Midwest, will host the Brickworld LEGO Fireworks Vir...

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VIRTUAL End Childhood Cancer 5K - Halloween Edition

  • Oct. 31, 2020, All Day
  • Anywhere
  • ,
  • All Ages
  • $25 for t-shirt

Join Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF) for a Halloween Edition of their Virtual End Childhood Cancer 5K! Walkers and runners are i...

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IN PERSON PUMPKINS & POTIONS WITH DOC HARMON

  • Oct. 31, 2020, 11am-12pm
  • Westchester Children's Museum
  • 100 Playland Parkway, Rye
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • $9

Come in costume and learn how to carve a jack-o-lantern and make a magic potion! Advanced registration required. Ages 7 and older. 

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ONLINE Watson Adventures’ Haunted Tales: The Online Halloween Family Scavenger Hunt

  • Oct. 31, 2020, 3-4:30pm
  • Watson Adventures
  • , New York
  • Tween, Teen, Adult
  • $19 per person

Are you prepared to Zoom with ghosts? Kids and adults team up to explore real places that are said to be haunted, and you'll learn the tales of...

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ONLINE Watson Adventures’ Haunted Tales: The Online Halloween Family Scavenger Hunt

  • Oct. 31, 2020, 7-8:30pm
  • Watson Adventures
  • , New York
  • Tween, Teen, Adult
  • $19 per person

Are you prepared to Zoom with ghosts? Kids and adults team up to explore real places that are said to be haunted, and you'll learn the tales of...

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IN PERSON BEES ARTS AND CRAFTS STUDIO: HALLOWEEN ART PARTY

  • Oct. 31, 2020, 12-2pm and 4-6pm
  • The Shops at Atlas Park
  • 8000 Cooper Ave., Glendale
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen
  • $40

Bring the kids to make a Halloween themed painting on 11x14 Canvas and making a Halloween Craft! Seats are limited to 20 children. Must RSVP a...

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IN PERSON Trick or Treat Trek

  • Oct. 31, 2020, 10am-5pm
  • Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum
  • 895 Shore Road, Bronx
  • All Ages
  • $10 per person

A Halloween trick or treat trek through the grounds of Bartow-Pell!

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ONLINE Laurie Berkner Family 'Halloween Party' Virtual Concerts

  • Oct. 31, 2020, 12pm and 5pm
  • Laurie Berkner
  • ,
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • $20

All dressed up with nowhere to ghost? Legendary children's musician Laurie Berkner will give the season of costumes, candy, and jack-...

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ONLINE Halloween Sing me a Story

  • Oct. 31, 2020, 10:30-11:15am
  • Mt. Kisco Public Library
  • 100 E. Main St., Mount Kisco
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Join storyteller Nancy Hershatter for a fun musical Halloween story! Ages 0-7. Sponsored by the Mount Kisco Public Library Board of Trustees. Zoom ...

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IN PERSON Halloween on the Farm

  • Oct. 31, 2020, 11am and 2pm
  • Queens County Farm Museum
  • 73-50 Little Neck Parkway, Floral Park
  • All Ages
  • $20

It's a monster mash! Wear your costume to the farm for this Halloween spooktacular for kids and their grown-ups.

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ONLINE The Happy Halloween Family Disco!

  • Oct. 31, 2020, 1-2:30pm
  • Club KDR (Penthouse)
  • , New York
  • All Ages
  • $10 per device

Join Club KDR for The Happy Halloween Family Disco! Each Virtual Experience Includes: 3 Rooms of funThe:  Happy Feet Suite Featuring DJSmithyB...

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ONLINE Special Halloween Storytime @ Home

  • Oct. 31, 2020, 3:30pm
  • New-York Historical Society
  • 170 Central Park West, New York
  • All Ages
  • pay as you wish

Join the museum via Zoom this Halloween, for a special spooooky "but not scary" Little New-Yorkers. Sing silly songs, dance the Monster M...

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ONLINE Children's Halloween Parade

  • Oct. 31, 2020, 1pm
  • Manhattan Community Board 2 and NYU
  • ,
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Join Manhattan Community Board 2 and NYU for the 30th year of free, family-friendly Halloween fun! For the first time ever, they are hosting a fest...

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IN PERSON Fall Fest at Sherman 'Shriek' Park

  • Oct. 31, 2020, 1-3:30pm
  • Sherman Creek Park
  • 3725 10th Ave., Washington Heights
  • All Ages
  • FREE

New York State of Mind and New York Restoration Project presents Halloween Fall Festival @ Sherman Creek. This will be a social distanced Hall...

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ONLINE DIGITAL HALLOWEEN BASH

  • Oct. 31, 2020, 10:30am-12:40pm
  • Brookfield Place New York
  • 230 Vesey St. , Financial District
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Put on your costume and join Brookfield Place New York online for a FANGtastic family-friendly digital programming. Digital programming will featur...

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IN PERSON Pumpkin Science

  • Oct. 31, 2020, 10-11:15am
  • Alley Pond Environmental Center
  • 224-65 76th Ave., Oakland Gardens
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • $20

Meet several of APEC’s Ambassador Animals and spend some time preparing tasty treats for the critters using fall fruits and veggies.  Pr...

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IN PERSON Feeding Frenzy!

  • Oct. 31, 2020, 1-2pm
  • Alley Pond Environmental Center
  • 224-65 76th Ave., Oakland Gardens
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • $18

Meet several of APEC’s Ambassador Animals and spend some time preparing tasty treats for the critters using fall fruits and veggies.  Pr...

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IN PERSON Halloween Craft

  • Oct. 31, 2020, 1-4pm
  • Vander Ende - Onderdonk House
  • 1820 Flushing Ave., Ridgewood
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • $5; free for children younger than 12

Join the Vander-Ende Onderdonk House on Halloween for seasonal arts & crafts and spooky ghost stories! Socially distanced “Tric...

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IN PERSON Glow in the Dark Kids Paint Party

  • Oct. 31, 2020, 5-7:30pm
  • Allure Art Studio
  • 197-05 Jamaica Avenue, Jamaica
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • $20

The annual GLOW IN THE DARK HALLOWEEN. PAINT PARTY includes: a glow paint session, snacks & refreshments, LOTS of candy, and tote bags for...

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IN PERSON Family Dance Classes with the Mark Morris Dance Group: Family Fun Jazz

  • Oct. 31, 2020, 1-2pm
  • Mark Morris Dance Center
  • The Plaza at 300 Ashland , Fort Greene
  • All Ages
  • FREE

This Halloween, experience this high-energy dance style as a family! Family Fun Jazz will include a basic warm-up and specially-themed choreog...

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ONLINE Virtual Planetarium Show for Kids: Blue Moon for Halloween!

  • Oct. 31, 2020, 11:30am-12pm
  • Hudson River Museum
  • 511 Warburton Ave., Yonkers
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Do your kids love the Planetarium? HRM does, too—and since we can’t get together under the dome yet, they will bring the Planetarium to...

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IN PERSON Halloween at the HRM

  • Oct. 31, 2020, 12-5pm
  • Hudson River Museum
  • 511 Warburton Ave., Yonkers
  • All Ages
  • $8; $5 seniors 62 and older, students, veterans; $4 ages 3-18; free for members and children younger than 3

Do your kids love the Planetarium? HRM does, too—and since we can’t get together under the dome yet, they will bring the Planetarium to...

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ONLINE New Moms Circle “Self-Care Saturdays” (Virtual)

  • Oct. 31, 2020, 10-11:15am
  • Montefiore Nyack
  • , Nyack
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Adult
  • FREE

Topic: “Watering Seeds of Goodness”; (Re)connect with other Moms and (re)center as we move into this new autumnal season. During this m...

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IN PERSON Halloween Drive-In Event at Bach to Rock Music School

  • Oct. 31, 2020, 1-3:15pm
  • Bach to Rock Music School Nanuet
  • 150 East Route 59, Nanuet
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Although Halloween will not be the same this year, Bach to Rock Music School wants to provide a safe and fun Halloween experience. Enjoy an outdoor...

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ONLINE Spooky Cookie Decorating

  • Oct. 31, 2020, 11am
  • Blues Baking Bash
  • ,
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • $20

The Blue’s Baking Bash team will be teaching you and your family how to decorate Halloween themed cookies for free with the purchase of their...

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IN PERSON PELLETS AND POTIONS

  • Oct. 31, 2020, 2-3pm
  • Tenafly Nature Center
  • 313 Hudson Ave., Tenafly
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult
  • $10; $5 members

Bones, fur, feathers, and fun! This offbeat seasonal program will be an in-depth study of owls. Participants will meet a live owl, explore their ea...

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ONLINE MAGIC FOR HUMANS at HOME with Justin Willman - HALLOWEEN SHOW!

  • Oct. 31, 2020, 7pm
  • New Jersey Performing Arts Center
  • 1 Center St., Newark
  • All Ages
  • $25

MAGIC FOR HUMANS (AT HOME) with JUSTIN WILLMAN is an interactive hour of magic, comedy, and unexpected surprises delivered directly into your livin...

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IN PERSON I SPY Halloween Nature Trail 'Fairy Tale Forest'

  • Oct. 31, 2020, 10am-3pm
  • Hudson Highlands Nature Museum's Outdoor Discovery Center
  • 120 Muser Drive, Cornwall
  • All Ages
  • $10

The Nature Museum needs help to lift the curse on Kenridge Farm! Head into the Fairy Tale Forest where your favorite storybook characters live, and...

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IN PERSON Town Square's Greenpoint Halloween Parade & Spooktacular Party

  • Oct. 31, 2020, 12pm, Halloween Parade; 10am-3pm, Spooktacular Party
  • Brooklyn Expo Center
  • 72 Noble St., Greenpoint
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • $30; $20 in advance; $10 special mommy/daddy tickets; $5 mommy/daddy tickets in advance

Calling all princes and princesses, heroes and villains, witches and wizards!  Join Town Square for their popular Greenpoint Children's Ha...

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ONLINE BAMboo!

  • Oct. 31, 2020, 2-4pm
  • BAM
  • ,
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Join BAM for their 19th year of free, family-friendly Halloween fun. For the first time, this festive Halloween celebration goes virtual invit...

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IN PERSON Super Spooktacular Halloween

  • Oct. 31, 2020, 11am-1pm
  • The Coder School - Commack
  • 6558 Jericho Turnpike, Commack
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • $5

Wear your favorite costume to recieve a good bag and have a chance to build a spooky game! This event is limited to 10 children per 30 Min. se...

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IN PERSON Halloween Spooktacular

  • Oct. 31, 2020, 10am-2:30pm
  • Rolling River Day Camp
  • 477 Ocean Avenue , East Rockaway
  • All Ages
  • $10

Celebrate Halloween this year at camp! Wear your best costume to Rolling River Day Camp's Halloween Spooktacular event. Activities include Cros...

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IN PERSON Trick-or-Treating Event

  • Oct. 31, 2020, All day
  • Chelsea Market
  • 75 Ninth Ave., Chelsea
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Watch live pumpkin carving by the Maniac Pumpkin Carvers. The carvers will be ready to answer any and all pumpkin questions that come up!

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ONLINE and IN PERSON Museum of Arts and Design: Digital Drop-In - Halloween Festival

  • Oct. 31, 2020, 10am-1pm
  • Museum of Arts and Design
  • 2 Columbus Circle , Midtown
  • All Ages
  • $5

Grab your loved ones near and far and join the Museum of Arts and Design for a morning of digital autumnal fun! At 10am, create festive masks from ...

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IN PERSON Halloween Monster Mash

  • Oct. 31, 2020, 10am-12pm
  • Flight Fit N Fun
  • 1850 Lakeland Ave. , Ronkonkoma
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • $16 for 120 Mins; $11 for 60 Mins

Join Flight Fit N Fun for a SAFE and fun family Halloween event at Flight Ronkonkoma! Ages 10 and under only. Monster Mash ticket includes time on ...

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IN PERSON Halloween Party

  • Oct. 31, 2020, 10am-4pm
  • One River School Larchmont of Art + Design
  • 2081 Boston Post Road, Larchmont
  • All Ages
  • FREE

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IN PERSON Halloween at BCM

  • Oct. 31, 2020, 10am, 12:30pm, 3pm and 5pm
  • Brooklyn Children's Museum
  • 145 Brooklyn Ave., Crown Heights
  • All Ages
  • $13

Wear your costumes for Halloween at Brooklyn Children’s Museum! Visitors will be able to trick or treat on BCM’s roof, and throughout t...

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ONLINE Special Teeny Tiny Halloween Workshop Direct from Tokyo!

  • Oct. 31, 2020, 9:30am
  • Hitomi's Miniature World of Clay
  • , New York
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween, Teen
  • $17

Start the day in an extraordinary way! Japan's premiere Ms. Frizzle of clay, Hitomi Nendol, will lead a teeny Halloween special workshop. ...

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IN PERSON TRICK-OR-TREAT ADVENTURE IN FORT GREENE PARK

  • Oct. 31, 2020, 5-8pm
  • School of Wonder
  • Fort Greene Park, Brooklyn
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

You're invited to a self-guided treasure hunt in Fort Greene Park to meet Grandpa Tree and the Wonder Magicians at the X spot. Expect bubb...

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Treats! No Tricks

  • Oct. 31, 2020, 4-8pm
  • Estuary
  • 159 Bridge Park Drive, Brooklyn
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Families are invited to swing by Estuary's patio at ONE15 Brooklyn Marina from 4-8pm, where children can join pastry chef Christophe Toury to d...

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IN PERSON Halloween at the Queens Drive-In

  • Oct. 31, 2020, 6:30pm, doors open; 7:30pm, films begin
  • Queens Drive-In
  • At New York Hall of Science, 47-01 111th St, Corona
  • Tween, Teen, Adult
  • $45

Spend Halloween night at the Queens Drive-In with a double feature of the snappy musical film LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS followed by Tim Burton's B...

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IN PERSON Movie Night: Hocus Pocus

  • Oct. 31, 2020, 6:30pm
  • Vanderbilt Museum and Planetarium
  • 180 Little Neck Road, Centerport
  • All Ages
  • $40 per car; $34 per car members; $30 up to 6 people in a group on lawn; $24 up to 6 people in a group on lawn

Bring the family to see the classic film, Ghostbusters! Snacks and ice cream will be available for purchase. For everyone’s safety, all ...

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ONLINE FREE Halloween Virtual Dance Party!

  • Oct. 31, 2020, 12:30pm, ages 6 and younger; 1:30pm, ages 7 and older
  • Retro Fitness
  • 100 N. Middletown Rd, Pearl River
  • All Ages
  • FREE

FREE Virtual Halloween Dance Party hosted by Retro Fitness Pearl River & Tappan! Have your kids wear their costumes & be ready to have some...

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DIY Halloween Cookie Kits Give Kids a Fun Break from Remote/Virtual School

  • Oct. 31, 2020, 11am
  • Blues Baking Bash
  • Virtual, Online
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • $20

School has just begun, and kids are already needing a break from the new normal with so much remote learning and time at home. Blue's Baking Ba...

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IN PERSON Safe Trick or Treating - Halloween at THE SHOPPES

  • Oct. 31, 2020, 11am
  • The Shoppes at East Wind
  • 5768 Route 25a, Wading River
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Safe Trick or Treating - Halloween at THE SHOPPES Rain or Shine! Enjoy Halloween in a safe environment. All goblins & ghouls & children dre...

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IN PERSON Queens Drive-In: Coco

  • Nov. 01, 2020, 6pm
  • New York Hall of Science
  • 4701 111th St., Corona
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Dirs. Lee Unkrich, Adrian Molina. US, 2017, 105 mins. Featuring voices of Anthony Gonzalez, Gael García Bernal, Benjamin Bratt. Young Miguel...

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IN PERSON Not So Scary Halloween Party

  • Nov. 01, 2020, 6-8pm
  • TeePee Party Place NYC
  • 481 Dekalb Avenue, Brooklyn
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • $30

Learn How to Dance to Thriller, Meet Princess Elena and learn about dia de los muertos, jump in the bouncy castle, enjoy spooky treats, face painti...

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IN PERSON Gratitude Journals

  • Nov. 01, 2020, All Day
  • Teen Center at the Patchogue-Medford Library Carnegie Library
  • 160 West Main Street, Patchogue
  • Tween, Teen
  • FREE

Make your own gratitude journal to manifest positivity in your life. Haga su propio diario personal de gratitud para manifestar positividad en su v...

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IN PERSON Dia de los Muertos

  • Nov. 01, 2020, 10am, 12:30pm, 3pm and 5pm
  • Brooklyn Children's Museum
  • 145 Brooklyn Ave., Crown Heights
  • All Ages
  • $13

Wear your costumes for Halloween at Brooklyn Children’s Museum! Visitors will be able to trick or treat on BCM’s roof, and throughout t...

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IN PERSON A Stable Life Presents: Cultivating Courage & Resilience In COVID Times: Daring With Horses

  • Nov. 01, 2020, 1- 3:30pm
  • Bergen Equestrian Center
  • 40 Fort Lee Road, Leonia
  • Adult
  • $97

If you are looking to Cultivate Courage & Resilience during COVID Times, then this socially distanced workshop is for you. Join Licensed and Ce...

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IN PERSON Movie Night: Ghostbusters

  • Oct. 30, 2020 - Oct. 31, 2020 , Friday, 6:30pm; Saturday, 9:30pm
  • Vanderbilt Museum and Planetarium
  • 180 Little Neck Road, Centerport
  • Tween, Teen, Adult
  • $40 per car; $34 per car members; $30 up to 6 people in a group on lawn; $24 up to 6 people in a group on lawn

Bring the family to see the classic film, Ghostbusters! Snacks and ice cream will be available for purchase. For everyone’s safety, all ...

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IN PERSON Trick or Sweet

  • Oct. 29, 2020 - Oct. 31, 2020 , 12-8pm
  • Museum of Ice Cream
  • 558 Broadway, SoHo
  • All Ages
  • $39; $10 add-on for Trick or Sweet Experiance

No trick, just treats. The Museum of Ice Cream is celebrating Halloween and they’re inviting you to come in costume! Purchase the specia...

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ONLINE The Supernow Halloween Spectacular

  • Oct. 29, 2020 - Oct. 31, 2020 , Thursday, 4pm; Friday, 7pm; Saturday, 1pm and 3pm
  • Camp Super Now
  • , New York
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Join Camp Supernow for an interactive Halloween mystery adventure to find the missing Halloween candy! On their adventure, kids will go trick or tr...

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IN PERSON Halloweekend Extravaganza

  • Oct. 29, 2020 - Oct. 31, 2020 , 6pm, doors open; 7pm, film begins
  • Radial Park
  • 27-50 1st Street, Astoria
  • All Ages
  • $120 VIP Picnic Table up to 5 guests; $100 per vehicle up to 5 guests

Make the Halloweekend Extravaganza your new favorite Halloween tradition. With your ticket you'll enjoy Theatrical Music Performances,&nbs...

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IN PERSON HALLOWEEKENDS: 80's Spooks Weekend

  • Oct. 30, 2020 - Nov. 01, 2020 , 7pm
  • Woodbury Common Premium Outlets
  • 498 Red Apple Ct., Central Valley
  • All Ages
  • $100 for first 4 guests; $20 additional guests up to 8 guests total

Date night, family night, or squad goals adventure; you can't go wrong with this unique variety show. It's a "give them mega bang for ...

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IN PERSON Live Axe Halloween Weekend Party

  • Oct. 30, 2020 - Nov. 01, 2020 , 12-11pm
  • Live Axe
  • 96 Lafayette Street, New York City
  • Adult
  • $45

Live Axe, Manhattan's first and only elevated axe throwing destination will be hosting a 3 day long Halloweekend Celebration. The venue will be...

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IN PERSON Halloween JAMS

  • Oct. 27, 2020 - Oct. 31, 2020 , Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, 10am and 10:45am
  • Groove Family Music
  • Addison Park located on Chatsworth Avenue, Larchmont
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • $20

It's Halloween Week and Groove is celebrating with a musical, magical, mystical JAM in Addison Park.  Costumes are encouraged for all (you...

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IN PERSON Haunted Village

  • Oct. 24, 2020 - Oct. 31, 2020 , Saturdays, 2-4pm
  • Southampton Historical Museum
  • 17 Meeting House Ln., Southampton
  • All Ages
  • $10; free for children 10 and younger

Visit a haunted Southampton Village inhabited with ghosts, goblins and ghouls all on the grounds of the historic Rogers Mansion.

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IN PERSON Haunted Village in Southampton

  • Oct. 24, 2020 - Oct. 31, 2020 , Saturdays, 2-4pm
  • Southampton History Museum
  • 17 Meeting House Ln., Southampton
  • All Ages
  • $10; free for children 10 and younger

Visit a haunted Southampton Village inhabited with ghosts, goblins and ghouls all on the grounds of the historic Rogers Mansion. The museum’s...

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IN PERSON Halloween at the Garden

  • Oct. 24, 2020 - Oct. 31, 2020 , Saturday and Sunday, 10am-5pm
  • Queens Botanical Garden
  • 43-50 Main St., Flushing
  • All Ages
  • $12 ages 4-12; $10 adults; free for members

Halloween at the Garden is back! Little ones can show off their Halloween costume, walk the trick or treat trail, and enjoy performances, including...

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IN PERSON Halloween Experience

  • Oct. 25, 2020 - Nov. 01, 2020 , Monday and Tuesday, 2-10pm; Wednesday and Thursday, 12-10pm; Fridays, 12-11pm; Saturday, 11am-11pm; Sunday, 12-10pm
  • Beat the Bomb
  • 255 WATER STREET , Brooklyn Heights
  • All Ages
  • Prices starts at $44.95

 Beat The Bomb, the Brooklyn-based immersive video game experience, will be offering a very special Halloween experience for its guests. Playe...

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ONLINE Virtual Rising New York Road Runners Invitational at the TCS New York City Marathon

  • Oct. 19, 2020 - Nov. 01, 2020 , Anytime
  • New York Road Runners
  • , New York
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen
  • FREE

Since 2015, 1,000 kids have been invited to Central Park each year to cross the TCS New York City Marathon finish line on race morning. For the fir...

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IN PERSON Central Park Pumpkin Painting

  • Oct. 11, 2020 - Oct. 31, 2020 , Sundays and October 31, 2:30pm
  • Central Park
  • 67 Central Park West, Upper Manhattan
  • All Ages
  • $35.95

For this special event, instead of canvases, you will be painting on pumpkins! A Master Artist will walk you through the steps to create a cre...

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IN PERSON Halloween Storywalk

  • Oct. 17, 2020 - Oct. 31, 2020 , All Day
  • Patchogue-Medford Library
  • 54-60 East Main Street, Patchogue
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Celebrate Halloween by going on a story adventure through Patchogue Village. Enjoy a self-guided quest for the entire family! Pick up your map at t...

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IN PERSON NO SCARE HALLOWEEN

  • Oct. 17, 2020 - Nov. 01, 2020 , Saturdays and Sundays, 11am-4pm
  • Museum Village
  • 1010 State Route 17M, Monroe
  • All Ages
  • $13; $11 seniors 65 and older; $9 ages 4-12; free for children 3 and younger

Join Museum Village for their expanded walk-through, socially distanced No-Scare Halloween this October! Wear your not-so-scary costumes to th...

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IN PERSON Spooky Fest

  • Oct. 16, 2020 - Nov. 01, 2020 , Fridays-Sundays, 6:30-9:30pm
  • Center for Science Teaching and earning
  • 1450 Tanglewood Rd, Rockville Centre
  • All Ages
  • $10/$15

The Center for Science Teaching and Learning (CSTL) celebrates Halloween with Spooky Fest! Taking place at the Tanglewood Preserve in Rockville Cen...

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ONLINE Strong Young Minds

  • Oct. 10, 2020 - Oct. 31, 2020 , Saturdays, 2-3pm
  • Patchogue-Medford Library
  • 54-60 East Main Street, Patchogue
  • Tween, Teen
  • FREE

This program middle and young high schoolers will be introduced to research-backed resilience skills as well as happiness science. This will be run...

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IN PERSON Street Art For Mankind For Hunger

  • Oct. 09, 2020 - Oct. 31, 2020 , Anytime
  • New York City’s Midtown
  • 245 East 44th Street, New York
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Kashi is teaming up with the United Nations and Street Art for Mankind to help raise awareness for their shared vision of a world where everyone ha...

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ONLINE 'Nightmare on Main Street'- Exhibition

  • Oct. 16, 2020 - Nov. 07, 2020 , 8:00 AM-5:00 PM
  • Huntington Arts Council
  • 213 Main Street, Huntington
  • Teen
  • FREE

Nightmare on Main Street is in its 9th year and remains a favorite of student artists. Students in grades 6-12 were invited to participate in this ...

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IN PERSON Build a Sailboat

  • Oct. 03, 2020 - Oct. 31, 2020 , Saturdays, 1:30-3pm
  • Domino Park
  • 15 River Steet, Williamsburg
  • Tween, Teen, Adult
  • FREE

Using sanitized hand tools, STEM skills and household teamwork, participants will harness the unique craft of wooden boatbuilding and maritime-cent...

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IN PERSON Spooky Weekend Crafts

  • Oct. 03, 2020 - Oct. 31, 2020 , Saturdays and Sunday, 12-4 pm
  • The Whaling Museum & Education Center
  • 301 Main Street, Cold Spring Harbor
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • $6; $5 seniors 62 and older and children 4-18; free for children, active military with ID and members

Bring the kids, costumes encouraged! Every weekend in October, enjoy spooky self-serve crafts in the museum workshop. Free with admission!

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ONLINE A Rufus-Retro-Wainwright-spective Livestream Tour

  • Oct. 30, 2020 - Nov. 27, 2020 , Fridays, 5pm
  • New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC)
  • 1 Center Street, Newark
  • Adult
  • $20-$25 LIMITED VIP TICKETS AVAILABLE

In an unprecedented livestream event, Rufus Wainwright will perform all nine of his acclaimed studio albums! This virtual tour is a must-attend eve...

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IN PERSON Halloween Drive Thru at Stew's

  • Oct. 02, 2020 - Oct. 31, 2020 , 11am-9pm, daily
  • Stew Leonards
  • 1 Stew Leonard Drive, Yonkers
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Stew Leonard's invites all little ghouls and goblins to their first-ever drive-through Halloween celebration! Cars will follow a path through m...

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IN PERSON Stew Leonard’s in Farmingdale Halloween Happenings

  • Oct. 02, 2020 - Oct. 31, 2020 , 11am–8pm, daily
  • Stew Leonard's
  • 261 Airport Plaza, Farmingdale
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Stew Leonard's in Farmingdale invites all little ghouls and goblins to their first-ever drive-through Halloween celebration! Cars will follow a...

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IN PERSON Halloween Drive Thru at Stew's

  • Oct. 02, 2020 - Oct. 31, 2020 , 11am–9pm, daily
  • Stew Leonard's
  • 1897 Front Street, East Meadow
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Stew Leonard’s in East Meadow invites all little ghouls and goblins to their first-ever drive-through Halloween celebration! Cars will f...

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IN PERSON GREAT PUMPKIN PATH

  • Oct. 03, 2020 - Nov. 01, 2020 , Tuesdays-Sunday, and Columbus Day, 10am-6pm
  • The New York Botanical Garden
  • 2900 Southern Boulevard, Bronx
  • All Ages
  • $28; $25 seniors 65 and older and students with valid ID; $12 children 2-12; free for members and children younger than 2

Discover plentiful pumpkins and hordes of gourds along the twists and turns of the Great Pumpkin Path on the Conservatory Lawn, culminating wi...

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ONLINE Corn Husk Doll Making

  • Nov. 01, 2020 - Nov. 30, 2020 , Anytime
  • The Whaling Museum & Education Center
  • 301 Main Street, Cold Spring Harbor
  • All Ages
  • $10 for craft kit (2/$16) to be picked up at museum, virtual lesson is free

Explore the folktale of the corn husk doll, a traditional craft shared by Native American and colonist families. Learn how corn husk dolls were cre...

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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 Boo at the Zoo

  • Oct. 01, 2020 - Oct. 31, 2020 , Mondays-Fridays, 10am-5pm; Saturdays-Sundays, 10am-5:30pm
  • Prospect Park Zoo
  • 450 Flatbush Ave., Prospect Lefferts Gardens
  • All Ages
  • $9.95; $7.95 seniors 65 and older; $6.95 ages 3-12

PROSPECT PARK ZOO IS GOING BATTY EVERY DAY IN OCTOBER WITH HALLOWEEN-THEMED EDUCATIONAL (AND FUN) DECORATIONS. Download a spooky scavenger hunt and...

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IN PERSON BLAZE LONG ISLAND

  • Oct. 02, 2020 - Nov. 01, 2020 , Fridays-Sundays, 6:30-10:30pm; Wednesdays and Thursdays, 6:30-9pm
  • Old Bethpage Restoration Village
  • 1303 Round Swamp Road, Old Bethpage
  • All Ages
  • Tickets start at $24

The Great Jack O’Lantern Blaze is a walk-through experience of thousands of hand-carved pumpkins in elaborate displays that light up the nigh...

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IN PERSON Boo at the Zoo

  • Oct. 01, 2020 - Nov. 01, 2020 , Thursdays through Sundays and Monday, October 12 10am-5pm
  • Bronx Zoo
  • 2300 Southern Blvd., Bronx
  • All Ages
  • $39.95; $34.95 seniors 65 and older; $29.95 children 3-12; free for members

Enjoy a day of fun including traditional favorites such as daily magic and mind reading shows, professional pumpkin carving demos and more.

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ONLINE Virtual Open House

  • Oct. 01, 2020 - Nov. 01, 2020 , October 15th, 7pm; November 1st, 12pm
  • Albertus Magnus High School
  • 798 Rte 304, Bardonia
  • Tween, Teen, Adult
  • FREE

JOin Albertus Magnus for a Virtual Open House.

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IN PERSON Fall Fun

  • Sep. 26, 2020 - Oct. 31, 2020 , Saturdays, Sundays, and Columbus Day, 10am-5pm
  • SCHMITT'S FAMILY FARM
  • 6 Bagatelle Road, Dix Hills
  • All Ages
  • $5

Bring the family for pumpkin picking, hayrides, the animal train ride, apple cider donuts, roasted corn, and more.

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ONLINE Small Stitches Sewing Series

  • Oct. 12, 2020 - Nov. 16, 2020 , Mondays, 7-8pm
  • Patchogue-Medford Library
  • 54-60 East Main Street, Patchogue
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Learn to sew and go from zero to backpack! Ages 8-12 (and their grownups are encouraged to participate) Aprende a coser una mochila! De 8 a 12 a os...

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IN PERSON NEW NYC Mural: Kashi Teams Up With UN + Street Art For Mankind For Hunger

  • Sep. 25, 2020 - Oct. 31, 2020 , Anytime
  • New York City’s Midtown
  • 245 East 44th Street, New York
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Kashi is teaming up with the United Nations and Street Art for Mankind to help raise awareness for their shared vision of a world where everyone ha...

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ONLINE Explore at Home

  • Oct. 13, 2020 - Nov. 24, 2020 , Tuesdays, 4-5pm
  • Dyckman Farmhouse Museum
  • 4881 Broadway, New York City
  • Tween, Teen
  • $10

Historic house museums partner on this six week virtual series to make suncatcher designs. explore textile-making. discover chemistry in art, and m...

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ONLINE Halloween Bash with The Little Orchestra Society

  • Oct. 17, 2020 - Nov. 28, 2020 , streaming on demand
  • The Little Orchestra Society
  • 630 9th Avenue, Suite 807, New York
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • varies with two levels of subscriber memberships beginning at $199

Wondering what your family can do safely to celebrate Halloween this year? No worries as Professor Treblemaker and his merry band of music makers w...

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IN PERSON Family Enrichment Experience: Saturday Morning Lenape Life Program

  • Oct. 17, 2020 - Nov. 28, 2020 , Saturdays, 10-11am
  • Bartow-Pell Mansion
  • 895 Shore Road, Bronx
  • All Ages
  • $10

During this earth science-based program, families will embark on a short, gentle hike with a Museum Educator through the Bartow-Pell woods and lear...

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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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IN PERSON Mona Chalabi – 100 New Yorkers

  • Oct. 16, 2020 - Nov. 30, 2020 , Anytime
  • Lower Manhattan Cultural Council
  • 185 Greenwich Street, Lower Manhattan
  • All Ages
  • FREE

By using hard data as the foundation of her art, multidisciplinary artist Mona Chalabi reconstitutes information that is often decontextu...

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IN PERSON Science Lab Jr.

  • Oct. 13, 2020 - Nov. 30, 2020 , Sundays-Thursdays, 11:30am and 3:30pm
  • Jewish Children's Museum
  • 792 Eastern Parkway, Crown Heights
  • All Ages
  • $15

Gear up and get ready to try out some awesome science experiments while discovering wonders of Torah. Ages 3+ Duration: Approximately 30 min.

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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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ONLINE Folktales on Fridays

  • Oct. 02, 2020 - Nov. 20, 2020 , Fridays, 4:30-5:15pm
  • Nyack Library
  • 59 South Broadway, Nyack
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Back by popular demand! Listen to and discuss stories from different countries around the world! This is a great way to unwind after a long week of...

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ONLINE College Financial Aid 1 on 1

  • Oct. 10, 2020 - Nov. 28, 2020 , Saturdays, 10am-1pm
  • Patchogue-Medford Library
  • 54-60 East Main Street, Patchogue
  • Teen, Adult
  • FREE

Meet with an expert and get help filling out financial aid applications. Make your appointment by clicking the link below. After making your appoin...

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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 Bronx Night Market

  • Sep. 26, 2020 - Nov. 15, 2020 , Saturdays and Sundays, 12-6pm
  • Bronx Night Market
  • 1 Fordham Plaza, Bronx
  • All Ages
  • FREE

The Bronx Night Market celebrates culture, cuisine, represents the city’s diverse offerings, and supports up-and-coming food concepts. Advanced reservations required.

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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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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 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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IN PERSON GREEN MEADOWS FARM FALL 2020

  • Sep. 26, 2020 - Nov. 15, 2020 , Weekends, 11am-5pm
  • Aviator Sports and Events Center
  • Floyd Bennett Field, 3159 Flatbush Ave., Marine Park
  • All Ages
  • $12 ages 2 and older

Make your plans to visit the Green Meadows Farm outdoor events with a slew of cool activities. BROOKLYN’S FALL FARM EVENT includes with ...

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IN PERSON The Fall Escape by The Floral Escape

  • Oct. 02, 2020 - Nov. 22, 2020 , Mondays–Fridays, 12–5pm; Saturdays-Sundays and Columbus Day, 10am–5pm
  • Queens County Farm Museum
  • 73-50 Little Neck Parkway, Floral Park
  • All Ages
  • $20; $14 ages 1-10; free for children younger than 1

"Fall in love" at the Fall Escape! Escape into a blissful fall floral fantasy with endless photo ops throughout your visit. Take a selfie...

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ONLINE and IN PERSON Family Gratitude Art Exhibit KIT

  • Oct. 01, 2020 - Nov. 30, 2020 , All Day
  • Patchogue-Medford Library
  • 54-60 East Main Street, Patchogue
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Express what you are grateful for through your art on the canvas and materials provided! Your paintings will be on display in the Meeting Room...

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ONLINE Scrimshaw Carving Virtual Workshop

  • Nov. 01, 2020 - Dec. 31, 2020 , anytime
  • The Whaling Museum & Education Center
  • 301 Main Street, Cold Spring Harbor
  • All Ages
  • $10 for carving kit (2/$16) to be picked up at museum, virtual lesson is free

Explore scrimshaw, a true American folk art. See examples from the museum collection and discover how whalers carved teeth, bones and baleen i...

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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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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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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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ONLINE Virtual Family Adventures

  • Oct. 08, 2020 - Dec. 17, 2020 , Thursdays, 1–1:30pm and 4–4:30pm
  • Brooklyn Museum
  • 200 Eastern Parkway, Prospect Heights
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Explore works of art in the museum's collection through interactive games and activities, designed for kids ages 4–8 and their careg...

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IN PERSON Volunteering at Sheldrake

  • Oct. 08, 2020 - Dec. 17, 2020 , Thursdays, 2:30-4:30pm
  • Sheldrake Environmental Center
  • 685 WEAVER STREET, LARCHMONT
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Enjoy summer’s last hurrah with the Sheldrake Environmental Center.  The season is coming to an end so now is the time to take it i...

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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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IN PERSON Jack & the Beanstalk

  • Sep. 25, 2020 - Dec. 23, 2020 , Wednesdays-Sundays, 12:30pm
  • Puppetworks Inc
  • 338 Sixth Avenue, Park Slope
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • $11; $10 children

Puppetworks is pleased to announce the Re-Opening of its Park Slope theatre with a Hand Puppet adaptation of the classic folk tale, “Little R...

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IN PERSON MoCA L.I.ghts

  • Oct. 03, 2020 - Dec. 31, 2020 , See website for schedule
  • PATCHOGUE ARTS COUNCIL
  • Village of Patchogue, Patchogue
  • All Ages
  • FREE

The Village of Patchogue will turn into an open-air museum and arts destination for the public to enjoy safely on foot, by car, and online.

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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 Re-opening

  • Sep. 24, 2020 - Dec. 31, 2020 , Fridays-Mondays, 11am-4pm and Thursdays, 11am-8 pm
  • The Jewish Museum
  • 1109 Fifth Ave., Upper East Side
  • All Ages
  • FREE

The Jewish Museum is re-opening and all visitors will enjoy free admission through December 31 with advanced reservations. 

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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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IN PERSON Family Enrichment Experience: Saturday Morning Walking Tours: Home Sweet Habitat

  • Oct. 17, 2020 - Jan. 30, 2021 , Saturdays, 10-11am
  • Bartow-Pell Mansion
  • 895 Shore Road, Bronx
  • All Ages
  • $10

During this earth science-based program, families will embark on a short, gentle hike with a Museum Educator through the Bartow-Pell woods and lear...

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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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ONLINE Laurie Berkner's Birthday Party Shows

  • Aug. 21, 2020 - Dec. 04, 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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IN PERSON Ice Skating at the Bank of America Winter Village

  • Oct. 31, 2020 - Mar. 07, 2021 , 8am-10pm, daily
  • Bryant Park
  • 40th Street between Fifth and Sixth avenues, Midtown
  • All Ages
  • Admission is free; $21-$36, skate rental

Bank of America Winter Village at Bryant Park is Manhattan’s winter wonderland where you can enjoy New York City’s only free admission ...

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ONLINE LIVE 'BERKNER BREAK' CONCERTS

  • Aug. 03, 2020 - Nov. 08, 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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ONLINE 'Forests of Feelings'

  • Oct. 18, 2020 - Feb. 28, 2021 , See website for schedule
  • NYC Children's Theater
  • , New York
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • $20 per family

New York City Children’s Theater (NYCCT) premieres "Forest of Feelings" - A New Musical. Performance dates varies 30 Minutes Best f...

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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 Sail to the Ellis Island Hospital Complex Hard Hat Tours with Statue Cruises

  • Oct. 31, 2020 - Mar. 28, 2021 , Saturdays and Sundays, 11am-1pm
  • Statue Cruises
  • Battery Park, New York
  • Teen, Adult
  • $69.25

Statue Cruises is the official operator of ferry service on behalf of the National Park Service to the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island from Batt...

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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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ONLINE New Victory Arts Break: Explore a World of Arts [VIRTUAL]

  • Oct. 19, 2020 - May. 01, 2021 , Any time (pre-recorded)
  • New Victory Theater
  • 229 W42nd Street, New York
  • Young elementary, Adult
  • FREE

Explore the arts at home! New Victory Arts Break offers ideas for teachers and families to incorporate performing arts into their online learning. ...

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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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