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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 Story Time: Isabelle Marinov & Deborah Marcero present The Boy Whose Head Was Filled With Stars

  • Jan. 30, 2021, 11:30am
  • Greenlight Bookstore
  • 686 Fulton St., Fort Greene
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Join children's author Emma Otheguy and education professor Carla España for a heartwarming and educational winter story time with Otheg...

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ONLINE Rachmaninoff- Piano Concerto No.3 in d minor, op. 30 with George Marriner Maull (VIRTUAL EVENTS)

  • Jan. 30, 2021, 7pm
  • New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC)
  • 1 Center Street, Newark
  • Adult
  • FREE

Sergei Rachmaninoff believed that every movement of every musical work should have “a point”—one special moment of greatest emoti...

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ONLINE VIRTUAL Avocado Drawing Event!

  • Jan. 30, 2021, 1-2pm
  • Key to My Art
  • , Amityville
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Draw Avocados with Key to My Art! Supplies Needed: Paper, pencil, anything to add color (markers, crayons, colored pencils etc)! Step by Step instr...

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IN PERSON Winter Hike and Scavenger Hunt! (Family Program)

  • Jan. 30, 2021, 2-3pm
  • The Center for Science Teaching & Learning
  • 1450 Tanglewood Rd, Rockville Centre
  • All Ages
  • $10 per person

Nature in winter is still an exciting place, just a little bit colder! Join us CSTL to explore the preserve and learn how animals and plants surviv...

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IN PERSON Rube Goldberg Machine Workshop

  • Jan. 30, 2021, 11am-12pm
  • Westchester Children's Museum
  • 100 Playland Parkway, Rye
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen
  • $10; $9 members

Do you love to invent and create new contraptions out of ordinary objects? Do you like to laugh and be silly? In this engineering workshop, you wil...

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ONLINE Architecture at Home: Façade: The Face of a Building

  • Jan. 30, 2021, 11-11:45am
  • Center for Architecture
  • 536 LaGuardia Place, New York
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Learn more about architecture and design from the comfort of your own home with these free, live online Architecture at Home workshops led by Cente...

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IN PERSON Making Clay Amulets: to be Future Ancestors with Bel Falleiros

  • Jan. 30, 2021, 11am-1pm
  • GARNER Arts Center
  • 55 West Railroad Avenue, Garnerville
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • $35 class, $5 materials

Investigate the many forms that CLAY can take, exploring its plasticity and texture as well as its ancestral presence across cultures. Over the cou...

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ONLINE Open Studio from Home: Marisol

  • Jan. 30, 2021, 11-11:40am
  • Whitney Museum of American Art
  • 99 Gansevoort St., Meatpacking District
  • All Ages
  • FREE

You are invited to Open Studio From Home, free weekly online art classes with Whitney Educators! Participants will experiment, create, and learn to...

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IN PERSON Inside Out

  • Jan. 30, 2021, 5:30pm
  • Skyline Drive-In NYC
  • 1 Oak Street, Greenpoint
  • All Ages
  • $80 VIP; $55 car up to 7 passengers; $35 motorcycle; $22 single seat;

After young Riley is uprooted from her Midwest life and moved to San Francisco, her emotions -Joy, Fear, Anger, Disgust and Sadness -conflict on ho...

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IN PERSON Jurassic World

  • Jan. 30, 2021, 8:30pm
  • Skyline Drive-In NYC
  • 1 Oak Street, Greenpoint
  • Teen, Adult
  • $80 VIP; $55 car up to 7 passengers; $35 motorcycle; $22 single seat;

After young Riley is uprooted from her Midwest life and moved to San Francisco, her emotions -Joy, Fear, Anger, Disgust and Sadness -conflict on ho...

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ONLINE Free Virtual Cooking Class

  • Jan. 30, 2021, 4pm
  • Retro Fitness Pearl River/Tappan
  • 100 N. Middletown Rd, Pearl River
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Retro Fitness Pearl River/Tappan will be having a Virtual Cooking Class with Chef Dave on Zoom! Dave will be instructing everyone how to make Zucch...

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ONLINE Meet Victoria Confino

  • Jan. 30, 2021, 4-5pm
  • Tenement Museum
  • 97 Orchard St., New York
  • All Ages
  • $15 per device; free for members

Journey back in time to 1916 and learn from an actor playing Victoria Confino, a real 14-year-old girl who immigrated to the United States in 1913....

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ONLINE Baldizzi Family

  • Jan. 30, 2021, 11:30am-12:30pm
  • Tenement Museum
  • 97 Orchard St, New York
  • All Ages
  • $10 per device; free for members

Visit the 1930's home of Adolpho and Rosaria Baldizzi, immigrants from Sicily who lived at 97 Orchard Street with their children, Josephine and...

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IN PERSON Make a Dreamcatcher - Family Activity

  • Jan. 30, 2021, 12-2pm
  • Cradle of Aviation Museum
  • Charles Lindbergh Blvd, Garden City
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • $2 with Museum Admission: $16; $14 children, seniors, Military Personnel, Volunteer Firemen & Non-Ambulatory Visitors

Winter brings lots of things – hot chocolate, snow, and since it gets dark early, lots of stars are visible in the sky too! Since the night r...

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ONLINE Trout Birthday Celebration - Day 1 (Virtual)

  • Jan. 30, 2021, 11am-12pm
  • Cold Spring Harbor Fish Hatchery & Aquarium
  • 1660 Route 25A, Cold Spring Harbor
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Join the Cold Spring Harbor Fish Hatchery & Aquarium on Zoom to follow the lives of fish from baby to adult, get a sneak-peek into th...

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IN PERSON Outdoor Skills: Fire Building

  • Jan. 30, 2021, 1-2pm
  • Barretto Point Park
  • Tiffany Street and Viele Avenue , Bronx
  • Tween, Teen, Adult
  • FREE

Learn tips and tricks that will enhance your knowledge of the natural world, and might just save your life. All programs are family-friendly but ar...

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IN PERSON Winter Birding

  • Jan. 30, 2021, 10-11am
  • The Well House at Prospect Park
  • 200 Well House Drive, Flatbush
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Urban Park Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in New York City. Discover the amazing variety of birds that winter here in NY...

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IN PERSON Deer Detectives

  • Jan. 30, 2021, 1:30-3pm
  • Caleb Smith State Park Preserve
  • 581 W Jericho Turnpike, Smithtown
  • All Ages
  • $4

Are there deer out there? Become deer detectives and explore the habits and habitats of the white tailed deer. Put your knowledge to the test and s...

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ONLINE Funkytown Playground

  • Jan. 30, 2021, 12-1pm
  • Brooklyn Public Library
  • ,
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Aly Sunshine is an integrated, educational, music and movement program designed for kids. Aly performs interactive songs that are designed to educa...

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IN PERSON Outdoor Adventure with Ranger Eric

  • Jan. 30, 2021, 10-11:30am
  • Sands Point Preserve
  • 127 Middle Neck Road, Sands Point
  • All Ages
  • $15; $10 members

Biologist and ranger Eric Powers knows the Preserve’s wildlife and landscape like the back of his hand after years of leading marvelous natur...

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IN PERSON Troll Skate: United Skates of America, Inc.

  • Jan. 30, 2021, 10am-12pm
  • United Skates of America, Inc.
  • 1276 Hicksville Rd, Seaford
  • All Ages
  • $5 admission; $5 skate rental

Meet Poppy and Branch at this Kids Fun Skate! Take socially distant photos with each troll! Tickets must be purchased in advance. 

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IN PERSON Breakfast with Princess

  • Jan. 30, 2021, 9am
  • Glen Cove Mansion
  • 200 Dosoris Ln., Glen Cove
  • All Ages
  • $35 per adult; $20 per child

The Mansion requests the pleasure of your company at breakfast with the Princess! Enjoy breakfast with the Princess, enjoy her story-telling and he...

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IN PERSON SEAL WATCHING CRUISE

  • Jan. 30, 2021, 1-3pm
  • CAPT LOU FLEETS WHALE & SEAL WATCHING
  • 31 Woodcleft Avenue, Freeport
  • All Ages
  • $35; $25 child

Climb aboard The Captain Lou Fleet to view winter harbor seal populations throughout Hempstead Bay. A naturalist will be on board to discuss the bi...

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IN PERSON Family Activity Guides

  • Jan. 30, 2021, 12-5pm
  • Heckscher Museum of Art
  • 2 Prime Ave., Huntington
  • All Ages
  • $5; free for members

The Museum is pleased to offer Family Activity Guides for young visitors again – now re-envisioned as kits! Each kit includes a complete set ...

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ONLINE Family Art Project: Textures of the Wetlands

  • Jan. 30, 2021, 10-11am
  • Wave Hill
  • West 249th Street and Independence Avenue, Bronx
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Flooded by water, wetlands are ecosystems that welcome biodiversity. They are very important landscapes that nourish and heal nature. For World Wet...

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ONLINE Virtual Creative Play: The Art of Puppetry

  • Jan. 30, 2021, 10am
  • The Newark Museum of Art
  • ,
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Storytelling crosses cultures and time. Throw in puppets and we’ve got a happening. Join the The Newark Museum of Art to explore some cl...

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IN PERSON Bedtime Yoga Workshop

  • Jan. 30, 2021, 6-7pm
  • Wyckoff Family YMCA
  • 691 Wyckoff Avenue, Wyckoff
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • $15; $10 members

Enjoy a night out while we kids have their own night out! Children can come dressed in their PJ’s while they spend time with their friends, w...

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ONLINE The American Girls of Clermont

  • Jan. 30, 2021, 2pm
  • Clermont State Historic Site
  • ,
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Learn about the lives of 12 young women who once called Clermont home! Using the beautifully customized dolls created by Friends of Clermont member...

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ONLINE Story Hour: Bill Gordh

  • Jan. 31, 2021, 1-1:45pm
  • Sugar Hill Children's Museum of Art & Storytelling
  • 898 St. Nicholas Ave., Harlem
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Join in a tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. as Yaffa Arts, in collaboration with the Sugar Hill Children’s Museum of Art & Stor...

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IN PERSON Beth Sholom Day Camp Open House

  • Jan. 31, 2021, 12:30-3:30pm
  • Beth Sholom Day Camp
  • 401 Roslyn Road, Roslyn Heights
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Take a tour of Beth Sholom Day Camp with a member of the camp Leadership Team! For your safety, all tours are by appointment only. Book your tour t...

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ONLINE Take it from the Top: Administrators Introduce AHA Middle School

  • Jan. 31, 2021, 7pm
  • Academy of the Holy Angels
  • 315 Hillside Avenue, Demarest
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Families who want to learn more about the Academy of the Holy Angels Middle School are invited to this virtual information session. AHA President M...

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IN PERSON Park Sustainability Scavenger Hunt

  • Jan. 31, 2021, 11am-4pm
  • Brooklyn Bridge Park
  • 99 Plymouth Street, Brooklyn Heights
  • All Ages
  • FREE

This month’s family-friendly self-guided scavenger hunt will have you investigating the sustainable design of Brooklyn Bridg...

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IN PERSON Enchanted

  • Jan. 31, 2021, 5:30pm
  • Skyline Drive-In NYC
  • 1 Oak Street, Greenpoint
  • All Ages
  • $80 VIP; $55 car up to 7 passengers; $35 motorcycle; $22 single seat;

A young maiden in a land called Andalasia, who is prepared to be wed, is sent away to New York City by an evil queen, where she falls in love with ...

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IN PERSON Trout Birthday Celebration – Day 2

  • Jan. 31, 2021, 10am-5pm
  • Cold Spring Harbor Fish Hatchery & Aquarium
  • 1660 Route 25A, Cold Spring Harbor
  • All Ages
  • $7; $6 seniors 65 and older; $5 ages 3-12

Join the Cold Spring Harbor Fish Hatchery & Aquarium in person to meet our baby trout.  Don’t forget to bring a birthday card f...

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IN PERSON Birding: Winter Waterfowl

  • Jan. 31, 2021, 11am-12pm
  • Brookville Park
  • Brookville Boulevard and Caney Road, Rosedale
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Discover the amazing variety of birds that winter in NYC. Birding programs are appropriate for all skill levels and beginners are welcome.

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IN PERSON Winter Scavenger Hunt

  • Jan. 31, 2021, 1:30-3pm
  • Sunken Meadow State Park
  • 25A and Sunken Meadow Pkwy, Kings Park
  • All Ages
  • $4

During a self-guided walk, have lots of fun at the beach in the cool, crisp air looking for the nature and funny items on the parks list. Due to Co...

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ONLINE Republic Day Of India

  • Jan. 31, 2021, 11am-2pm
  • India Center of Westchester
  • ,
  • All Ages
  • FREE

India Center celebrates Republic Day of India with lot of fun, enthusiasm showcasing patriotic music, bollywood dances choreographed on those patri...

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IN PERSON Winter Wildlife

  • Jan. 30, 2021 - Jan. 31, 2021 , 10am and 1pm
  • Suffolk County Farm
  • 350 Yaphank Ave., Yaphank
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • $15

Youth in grades K-5 are invited to learn about winter wildlife and discover that nature is not entirely asleep. They will learn about migration, hi...

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IN PERSON Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood

  • Jan. 16, 2021 - May. 09, 2021 ,
  • Liberty Science Center
  • 222 Jersey City Boulevard, Jersey City
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • $24.99; $21.99 seniors 62 and older; $19.99 ages 2-12

The beloved television series Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood comes to life at Liberty Science Center this January!  Follow along with ...

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IN PERSON PUBLIC SKATING SESSIONS

  • Dec. 26, 2020 - Feb. 28, 2021 , Sundays, 8:30-9:50am; Mondays, Tuesdays, and Fridays, 6-8:50am; Thursdays 6-8:50am and 4-5:20pm
  • City Ice Pavilion
  • 47-32 32nd Place, Long Island City
  • All Ages
  • $10

Ready to skate? Reserve you session and bring your own skates! 

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IN PERSON Discovery Pop-Up (Dana Discovery Center)

  • Jan. 23, 2021 - Jan. 30, 2021 , Saturdays, 11am-1pm
  • Central Park
  • 110th Street, Upper Manhattan
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Be sure to stop by the Charles A. Dana Discovery Center at Central Park where conservancy guides will be ready to greet you and share his...

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ONLINE Traveling Lantern Theatre Company presents 'Legends and Myths from Mount Olympus'

  • Jan. 24, 2021 - Jan. 31, 2021 , Anytime after 7pm on 1/24
  • New City Library
  • 220 N. Main St., New City
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen
  • FREE

From their protected perch on Mt. Olympus, the gods of ancient Greece spin their magic and subterfuge into fantastic landscapes while they conjure ...

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IN PERSON Eagle Watch

  • Jan. 30, 2021 - Feb. 06, 2021 , Saturdays, 9am-2pm
  • Boscobel House
  • 1601 Route 9D, Garrison
  • All Ages
  • $12; $10 seniors; $6 children age 5 to 18; free for children younger than 5

Join Constitution Marsh Audubon and Putnam Highlands Audubon for eagle viewing at Boscobel House and Gardens. Bundle up at Boscobel’s Belvede...

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IN PERSON and ONLINE Teatown Hudson River EagleFest

  • Jan. 30, 2021 - Feb. 07, 2021 , Please visit Teatown.org for up-to-date program information.
  • Teatown
  • 1600 Spring Valley Road, Ossining
  • All Ages
  • $7 per program; $5 members per program

Teatown is excited to announce the Teatown Hudson River EagleFest 2021! Join them for this amazing hybrid festival as they host a series ...

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IN PERSON Gift in The Wound

  • Jan. 29, 2021 - Feb. 07, 2021 , January 30 and February 6, 1-6 pm or by appointment
  • Flux Factory
  • 39-31 29th St, Long Island City
  • All Ages
  • FREE

The Gift In The Wound highlights the work of artists who have confronted their fears, traumas, and shadows, and emerged on the other side with...

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ONLINE Stories and Crafts with the East Hampton Library

  • Jan. 25, 2021 - Feb. 08, 2021 , Mondays, 3:30-4:30pm
  • Guild Hall of East Hampton
  • 158 Main St., East Hampton
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Join storytellers and creatives from Guild Hall and the East Hampton Library for a family hour of stories, gallery tours, and art workshops. At eac...

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Cookie & Cupcake Decorating Event for Kids

  • Jan. 23, 2021 - Feb. 07, 2021 , Saturdays and Sundays, 9:30am or 11:30am
  • Carousel Bake Shop
  • 5768 Route 25A, Wading River
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • $35 per child

All New Decorating Classes for Kids! Join Carousel Bake Shop to decorate your own treats! Space is limited for social distancing purposes. Ple...

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IN PERSON Beyond Rubik's Cube

  • Jan. 13, 2021 - Apr. 19, 2021 , Thursdays-Fridays, 10am-4pm; Saturdays and Sundays, 10am-5pm; 1/18, 10am-5pm
  • Liberty Science Center
  • 222 Jersey City Boulevard, Jersey City
  • All Ages
  • $6 plus admission: $24.99; $21.99 ages 62 and older; $19.99 ages 2-12

After years on a worldwide tour, Beyond Rubik’s Cube has returned home to Liberty Science Center! Beyond Rubik&rs...

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IN PERSON Prismatica

  • Jan. 11, 2021 - Jan. 30, 2021 , Anytime
  • Garment District Alliance
  • Broadway pedestrian plazas between 39th and 40th Streets, Garment District
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Visit the Garment District Alliance to experience Prismatica, an immersive installation comprised of 25 pivoting prisms that reflect the ...

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IN PERSON Winter Craft Workshop

  • Jan. 09, 2021 - Jan. 30, 2021 , Saturdays, 12-4pm
  • The Whaling Museum and Education Center
  • 301 Main St., Cold Spring Harbor
  • All Ages
  • Free with admission: $6; $5 seniors 62 and older, youth 4-18; free for children 3 and younger and Active Military with ID

Bring the kids to this workshop for self serve winter-themed crafts. Please note space is limited to no more than 15 people in the workshop at...

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ONLINE Virtual Family Studio Art Workshop: Portrait and Nature

  • Jan. 09, 2021 - Jan. 30, 2021 , Saturdays, 1:30pm
  • Hudson River Museum
  • 511 Warburton Ave., Yonkers
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Using your photo as a guide, create a self-portrait in the colors of the landscape of your birthplace. Then collage your drawing onto a background&...

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IN PERSON Clean Up the Trails Hike

  • Jan. 23, 2021 - Feb. 13, 2021 , Saturdays, 10-11:30am
  • Yellow Trail Head in Forest Park
  • Off Metropolitan Avenue and Forest Park Drive, Richmond Hill
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Participate in a hike through the trails of Forest Park while picking up litter. Forest Park is very beautiful in the winter, and it can be ke...

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GATHER: Conversations led by Black and Indigenous Change-makers in Suffolk County

  • Jan. 25, 2021 - Feb. 15, 2021 , Mondays, 7-8:30pm
  • Guild Hall of East Hampton
  • 158 Main St., East Hampton
  • All Ages
  • Entire series: $140 ($105 Members) Single session: $35

GATHER is a celebration of the East End’s diversity, a recognition of fault and colonization, and, most importantly, an opportunity to build ...

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IN PERSON Public Skate

  • Jan. 09, 2021 - Jan. 31, 2021 , Saturdays and Sundays, 11:15am-12:45pm; Monday, 1/18 12-1:30pm
  • Superior Ice Rink
  • 270 Indian Head Road, Kings Park
  • All Ages
  • $15 admission; $5 skate rental

Ice skate with the family every weekend in January! Advanced reservations recommended. 

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IN PERSON Family Funday Sunday

  • Jan. 31, 2021 - Feb. 28, 2021 , Sundays, 12-2pm
  • Bury the Hatchet Brooklyn Axe Throwing NY
  • 25 Noble Street , Greenpoint
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult
  • $30 per person per hour

Families with children 8 and older can throw at Bury the Hatchet in their own private lane! Advanced registration required. 

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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 Grab-and-Go Craft Activity Kit: Make Your Own Bird Feeder!

  • Jan. 01, 2021 - Jan. 31, 2021 , Saturdays and Sundays, 8am-4:30pm
  • Queens Botanical Garden
  • 43-50 Main St., Flushing
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Pick up a free seasonal craft activity kit to take home with you and make your own bird feeder! One kit per person. Available on the terr...

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IN PERSON Science Lab, Launches to Space

  • Jan. 10, 2021 - Feb. 11, 2021 , Sundays: 11am, 12pm, 1pm, 2pm, 3pm, 4pm, 5pm; Mondays-Thursdays: 11:30am and 3:30pm
  • Jewish Children's Museum
  • 792 Eastern Pkwy, Brooklyn
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • $15

What do astronauts, asteroids; orbit, galaxy and the Jewish Children's Museum have in common? Simply put! The Jewish Children's Museum is l...

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IN PERSON Student Art Festival 2021; PAST-PRESENT

  • Jan. 16, 2021 - Feb. 21, 2021 , Fridays-Sundays, 12-5pm
  • Guild Hall of East Hampton
  • 158 Main St., East Hampton
  • All Ages
  • FREE

The Guild Hall Student Art Festival (SAF) is a beloved tradition that encourages and showcases the artistic achievement and imagination of students...

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IN PERSON Aerialists & Acrobats Showcases

  • Jan. 17, 2021 - Feb. 28, 2021 , Thursdays, 7pm; Sundays, 12pm
  • BKLYN Studios at City Point BKLYN
  • 445 Albee Square West, Downtown Brooklyn
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Watch as New York City Professional Circus Performers showcase their works-in-progress and show-ready acts of dazzling skills, innovative...

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ONLINE Oh Shift! for Teens

  • Jan. 19, 2021 - Mar. 02, 2021 , Tuesdays, 7pm
  • The Sophia Valsamos Foundation
  • ,
  • Teen
  • FREE

Oh Shift! Teen workshop led by empowerment coach, Keith Senzer. Based on the book by Jen Powers, this interactive 6 session virtual workshop helps ...

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IN PERSON Soccer Shots at World Gym in Wantagh

  • Jan. 16, 2021 - Mar. 06, 2021 , Saturdays, 9am
  • World Gym
  • 3728 Park Ave , Wantagh
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • $25 per class

Join Soccer Shots for a winter soccer season full of fun. Take a break from zoom, put the screen down to run, dribble and learn. Children ages 2 to...

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IN PERSON Soccer Shots at St Nicholas in West Babylon

  • Jan. 16, 2021 - Mar. 06, 2021 , Saturdays, 9:30-10am
  • St. Nicholas in West Babylon
  • 200 Great East Neck Road, West Babylon
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • $25 per class

Join Soccer Shots for a winter season full of soccer fun. Take a break from zoom, put those screens down and come run, jump, dribble and have fun w...

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IN PERSON and ONLINE Cook or Craft Take-Home Kits

  • Jan. 01, 2021 - Feb. 28, 2021 , any time
  • The Whaling Museum & Education Center
  • 301 Main Street, Cold Spring Harbor
  • Adult, All Ages
  • $10 per kit to be picked up at museum, virtual lesson is free

NEW SEASONAL OFFER: SAILOR’S VALENTINE Did you know that whalers brought home a special souvenir for their loved ones called a Sailor’s...

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ONLINE Global Arts for Global Kids I

  • Jan. 11, 2021 - Mar. 11, 2021 , Premieres on Mondays, 2pm
  • Flushing Town Hall
  • 137-35 Northern Blvd, Flushing
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Flushing Town Hall's master Teaching Artists offer online classes, as their free series Global Arts for Global Kids I (GAGK I) returns with the...

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ONLINE GLOBAL ARTS FOR GLOBAL KIDS I REPLAY

  • Jan. 11, 2021 - Mar. 11, 2021 , Premieres on Mondays, 12pm then can be watched anytime
  • Flushing Town Hall at Home
  • 137-35 Northern Blvd, Flushing
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

While their doors are temporarily closed in accordance with COVID-19 social distancing measures, Flushing Town Hall (FTH) continues to share their ...

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ONLINE Yoga

  • Jan. 12, 2021 - Mar. 16, 2021 , Tuesdays, 01/12, 01/26, 02/09, 03/02 and 03/16, 7-7:45pm
  • The New York Friendship Circle
  • ,
  • All Ages
  • $25 for 5 Zoom sessions

Practice connecting with our mind and bodies through stretches, breath work and positive thinking strategies. Advanced registration required. ...

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ONLINE Improv

  • Jan. 13, 2021 - Mar. 17, 2021 , Wednesdays, 01/13, 01/27, 02/10, 03/03 and 03/17, 7-7:45pm
  • The New York Friendship Circle
  • ,
  • All Ages
  • $30 for 6 Zoom sessions

Practice connecting with our mind and bodies through stretches, breath work and positive thinking strategies. Advanced registration required. ...

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ONLINE Musical Theater Class

  • Jan. 14, 2021 - Mar. 18, 2021 , Thursdays, 01/14, 01/28, 02/11, 02/25, 03/04 and 03/18, 7-7:45pm
  • The New York Friendship Circle
  • ,
  • All Ages
  • $30 for 6 Zoom sessions

Practice connecting with our mind and bodies through stretches, breath work and positive thinking strategies. Advanced registration required. ...

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ONLINE Virtual Winter Storytime with Ms. Tee

  • Jan. 19, 2021 - Mar. 23, 2021 , All day, Tuesdays
  • Port Chester-Rye Brook Library
  • One Haseco Avenue, Port Chester
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Visit the Port Chester-Rye Brook Public Library's website to see and hear Ms. Tee share songs, stories, and more! Ms. Tee misses seeing the chi...

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IN PERSON Winter Weekend

  • Jan. 16, 2021 - Mar. 21, 2021 , Saturdays and Sundays, 10am-4:30pm
  • Storm King Art Center
  • Old Pleasant Hill Road, Mountainville
  • All Ages
  • $20-$84 per car

Experience Storm King’s brilliant winter landscape during weekends January – March. Advance tickets are required for all visitors.

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IN PERSON Meet & Greet With The Animals

  • Jan. 27, 2021 - Apr. 02, 2021 , Mondays, 11:30am and 12:30pm; Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays, 11:30am; Wednesdays, 12:30pm
  • The Art Farm
  • 403 E. 91st Street, Upper East Side
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • $25 per session includes 1 adult per child

Join The Art Farm for arts and crafts, limited playtime, storytime, and…live animals! Advanced registration required. 

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IN PERSON Vale Rink

  • Nov. 25, 2020 - Feb. 14, 2021 , Wednesdays-Fridays, 2-10pm; Saturdays and Sundays, 12-10pm
  • The William Vale
  • 111 N. 12th Street, Williamsburg
  • All Ages
  • $20; $12 children

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ONLINE Mother Goose Time Online

  • Jan. 11, 2021 - Mar. 22, 2021 , Mondays, 10am
  • Ossining Public Library
  • 53 Croton Ave, OSSINING
  • Pre-school & younger

Join Trish on Facebook Live for storytime fun!

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ONLINE I Heart Art Junior

  • Jan. 12, 2021 - Mar. 23, 2021 , Tuesdays, 10am
  • Ossining Public Library
  • 53 Croton Ave, OSSINING
  • Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Fun art projects for little hands. The library will post a video on Facebook and

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ONLINE Trivia Tuesdays

  • Jan. 12, 2021 - Mar. 23, 2021 , Tuesdays, 4pm
  • Ossining Public Library
  • 53 Croton Ave, OSSINING
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Join Kevin on Zoom for the library's popular trivia program live to your house! For more information or to register, email Kevin at krobinson@w...

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ONLINE Virtual Winter Singalongs with Chloe

  • Jan. 13, 2021 - Mar. 24, 2021 , All Day, Wednesdays
  • Port Chester-Rye Brook Library
  • One Haseco Avenue, Port Chester
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Join along with the fun, sing songs, and move and groove!

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ONLINE Yoga Time

  • Jan. 13, 2021 - Mar. 24, 2021 , Wednesdays, 4pm
  • Ossining Public Library
  • 53 Croton Avenue, Ossining
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Stretch your body, calm your mind, and lift your mood with this 1/2 hour yoga break. Email Joy at jalter@wlsmail.org for the weekly Zoom link.

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ONLINE Time for Twos Online

  • Jan. 14, 2021 - Mar. 25, 2021 , Thursdays, 10am
  • Ossining Public Library
  • 53 Croton Ave, OSSINING
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Join Trish on Facebook Live for storytime fun!

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ONLINE Virtual Game Night

  • Jan. 14, 2021 - Mar. 25, 2021 , Thursdays, 6pm
  • Ossining Public Library
  • 53 Croton Ave, OSSINING
  • Tween, Teen
  • FREE

Looking for a game break? Right now, getting together is hard, but the library has you covered. Join Kevin on Zoom (email Kevin at krobinson@wlsmai...

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IN PERSON Discover Seasonal Wonders

  • Nov. 17, 2020 - Jan. 31, 2021 , Tuesdays-Sundays, 10am-5pm
  • The New York Botanical Garden
  • 2900 Southern Boulevard, Bronx
  • All Ages
  • $22 adults; $8 children

250 acres. 1 million plants. And you. Experience the peaceful seasonal beauty across our 250 acres. Find out what's beautiful now and explore t...

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ONLINE Mindfulness

  • Jan. 04, 2021 - Mar. 22, 2021 , Mondays, 01/04, 02/01, 02/22, 03/08 and 03/22, 7-7:45pm
  • The New York Friendship Circle
  • ,
  • All Ages
  • $25 for 5 Zoom sessions

Practice connecting with our mind and bodies through stretches, breath work and positive thinking strategies. Advanced registration required. ...

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ONLINE Zoomba

  • Jan. 05, 2021 - Mar. 23, 2021 , Tuesdays, 01/05, 01/19, 02/02, 02/23, 03/09 and 03/23, 5-5:45pm
  • The New York Friendship Circle
  • ,
  • All Ages
  • $30 for 6 Zoom sessions

Practice connecting with our mind and bodies through stretches, breath work and positive thinking strategies. Advanced registration required. ...

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ONLINE Winter Chorus

  • Jan. 06, 2021 - Mar. 24, 2021 , Wednesdays, 01/06, 01/20, 02/03, 02/24, 03/10 and 03/24, 4:15-4:45pm
  • The New York Friendship Circle
  • ,
  • All Ages
  • $30 for 6 Zoom sessions

Practice connecting with our mind and bodies through stretches, breath work and positive thinking strategies. Advanced registration required. ...

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ONLINE Hip Hop

  • Jan. 06, 2021 - Mar. 24, 2021 , Wednesdays, 5-5:45pm **No session 2/17**
  • The New York Friendship Circle
  • ,
  • All Ages
  • $60 for all Zoom sessions

Practice connecting with our mind and bodies through stretches, breath work and positive thinking strategies. Advanced registration required. ...

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ONLINE Saturday Night Snuggles & Stories

  • Jan. 09, 2021 - Mar. 27, 2021 , Saturdays, 6pm
  • Brookhaven Free Library
  • ,
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Put on your pajamas and snuggle with your favorite teddy while listening to these cozy stories. E-mail  bfl@brookhavenfreelibrary.org with any...

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ONLINE Sunday Breakfast Club

  • Jan. 10, 2021 - Mar. 28, 2021 , Sundays, 9:30-10:15am
  • The New York Friendship Circle
  • ,
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Practice connecting with our mind and bodies through stretches, breath work and positive thinking strategies. Advanced registration required. ...

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IN PERSON Aladdin & the Wonderful Lamp

  • Jan. 09, 2021 - Mar. 28, 2021 , Saturdays and Sundays, 12:30pm and 2:30pm; Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, 4pm
  • Puppetworks, Inc.
  • 338 Sixth Avenue, Park Slope
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • $11; $10 children

See Aladdin & the Wonderful Lamp from "1,001 Arabian Nights, " adapted for Marionettes by Nicolas Coppola (suggested for ages 3 ...

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ONLINE New Parents & Infants Support Group on Zoom

  • Jan. 04, 2021 - Mar. 29, 2021 , Mondays, 11am
  • Ossining Public Library
  • 53 Croton Ave, OSSINING
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Adult
  • FREE

Join Katherine Whiteside, CPD (CBI), Certified Postpartum Doula, on Zoom. Companionship, community, advice, & support for new parents & pre...

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ONLINE OPL Fantasy Stock Market

  • Jan. 15, 2021 - Apr. 09, 2021 , 4pm
  • Ossining Public Library
  • 53 Croton Ave, OSSINING
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Manage a portfolio of a million fantasy dollars! Learn what financial markets are and how they create wealth. Pick real stocks and funds, follow th...

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IN PERSON Holiday Express: Toys and Trains from the Jerni Collection

  • Nov. 27, 2020 - Feb. 21, 2021 , Fridays, 10-11 for members and age 65+ and immunocompromised; Friday, 11am-8pm; Saturdays–Sundays, 11am-5pm
  • New-York Historical Society
  • 170 Central Park W., Upper West Side
  • All Ages
  • $22; $17 Seniors/Educators/Active Military; $13 students; $6 ages 5-13; free for college students with ID and children 4 and younger; pay as you wish on Fridays from 6-8pm

A magical wonderland awaits visitors with the return of this holiday tradition. Featuring toy trains, figurines, and miniature models from the reno...

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IN PERSON Winter Farmers Market at The Valley

  • Jan. 06, 2021 - Apr. 07, 2021 , Wednesdays, 1:30-5:30pm
  • Jefferson Valley Mall
  • 650 Lee Blvd., Yorktown Heights
  • All Ages
  • Admission is free, prices vary for goods

Join the Jefferson Valley Mall for the Winter Farmers Market at The Valley! This new indoor Farmers Market will be located inside at the Jeffe...

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IN PERSON WINTER FARMERS MARKET AT THE VALLEY

  • Jan. 06, 2021 - Apr. 07, 2021 , Wednesdays, 1:30-5:30pm
  • Jefferson Valley Mall
  • 650 Lee Blvd., Yorktown Heights
  • All Ages
  • Admission is free, prices vary for goods

This year Easter pictures are going to look a little different. Jefferson Valley Mall has partnered with Dogwood Event Design to create a Spring an...

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ONLINE Storytime with The Met

  • Jan. 28, 2021 - Apr. 29, 2021 , Thursdays, 12pm
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • 1000 Fifth Ave., Upper East Side
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Look, listen, sing, and have fun with Storytime from home! Join The Met every week for a picture-book reading and an activity connected to The Met ...

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IN PERSON and ONLINE 'Hollywood Dogs' Exhibit

  • Jan. 06, 2021 - Apr. 11, 2021 , Wednesdays-Sundays, 11am-6pm
  • American Kennel Club Museum
  • 101 Park Ave, Midtown
  • All Ages
  • $15; $10 seniors 65 and older, students 13-24, and active military; $5 children younger than 12; free for virtual tour

Take a closer look at your favorite Hollywood dogs at this exhibit.

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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 Outdoor Ice Skating

  • Nov. 27, 2020 - Mar. 21, 2021 , Mondays-Thursdays, 9am-7pm; Fridays and Saturdays, 9am-9pm; Sundays, 9am-7pm;
  • LeFrak Center Lakeside Prospect Park
  • 171 East Drive, Brooklyn
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult
  • Mondays-Fridays 4pm, $7.50; Fridays 4pm-Sundays and holidays, $11; $8 skate rentals

The Samuel J. and Ethel LeFrak Center at Lakeside offers ice skating, figure skating, curling, and hockey. 

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IN PERSON PUBLIC SKATING SESSIONS

  • Nov. 07, 2020 - Mar. 07, 2021 , Mondays and Tuesdays, 10-11:30am and 12-1:30pm; Fridays, 8-9:30pm; Saturdays, 10am-9:30pm; Sundays, 10am-7:30pm; Please check website for additional times during School Breaks and School Holidays
  • Bear Mountain Ice Rink
  • 3006 Seven Lakes Drive , Bear Mountain
  • All Ages
  • $5; $2 non-skaters and seniors; free for children 4 and younger; $5 skate rentals

Break out your skates, or rent a pair for the day, and enjoy the outdoor Bear Mountain Ice Rink. 

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IN PERSON Wollman Rink

  • Nov. 30, 2020 - Mar. 31, 2021 , Mondays and Tuesdays, 10am-2:30pm; Wednesdays-Saturdays, 10am-10pm; Sundays, 10am-9pm
  • Central Park
  • 830 5th Ave., Upper Manhattan
  • All Ages
  • $19 weekends and holidays; $12 weekdays; $9 seniors weekends; $6 ages 11 and younger; $5 seniors weekdays; $10 skate rental

Situated in the heart of Manhattan at 59th Street and Sixth Avenue, the iconic Wollman Rink offers spectacular views of the NYC skyline and pr...

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IN PERSON Ice Skating at the Bank of America Winter Village

  • Oct. 31, 2020 - Mar. 28, 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 '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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IN PERSON Ramsey Farmers' Market

  • Dec. 06, 2020 - Apr. 25, 2021 , Sundays, 10am-1pm
  • Ramsey Farmers' Market
  • Erie Plaza train station 2 West Main St., Ramsey
  • All Ages
  • Admission is free, prices vary for goods and Free Parking

Ramsey Farmers' Market's winter market will continue outdoors Sundays, December through April. Over 30+ local farmers and food purveyors wi...

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IN PERSON 'A Slug's Life' Special Exhibit

  • Jan. 23, 2021 - Jun. 13, 2021 , 10am-5pm, daily
  • The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk
  • 10 N. Water St., Norwalk
  • All Ages
  • $26.95; $24.95 seniors (65+); $19.95 children (3-12)

Marvel at the fascinating forms and adaptations of live animals from ocean reefs and freshwater streams – and discover the important messages...

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IN PERSON '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 The Rink at Brookfield Place

  • Nov. 10, 2020 - Apr. 04, 2021 , Mondays-Fridays, 2-9:15pm; Saturdays-Sunday and Holidays, 9am-10pm
  • Brookfield Place
  • 230 Vesey St. , Financial District
  • All Ages
  • $15 per hour; $5 skate rental; see website for more options

Skate on the 7,350 square-foot outdoor rink while enjoying the breathtaking views of the Hudson River and cityscape.

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IN PERSON DC Superheroes

  • Sep. 17, 2020 - Feb. 28, 2021 , Thursdays-Fridays, 10am–4pm; Saturdays and Sundays, 10am–5pm
  • Liberty Science Center
  • 222 Jersey City Boulevard, Jersey City
  • All Ages
  • Included with admission: $24.99; $21.99 seniors 62 and older; $19.99 ages 2-12

Calling all super heroes! You’re needed in LSC's newest adventure for kids, DC Super Heroes. Join your favorite heroes from...

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IN PERSON Mindful Journey: Toddler Sensory Story Time Saturdays

  • Dec. 19, 2020 - Jun. 26, 2021 , Saturdays, 10am
  • The Nesting Place
  • 2043 Wellwood Ave, Farmingdale
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • $20

Get ready for some messy fun! Each Week toddlers will experience a story in an exciting new way. Every story is paired with a unique sensory experi...

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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 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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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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IN PERSON Family Art Activity at the HRM: Postcard Landscape

  • Aug. 28, 2020 - Aug. 08, 2021 , Thursdays–Sundays, 12–5pm
  • Hudson River Museum
  • 511 Warburton Ave., Yonkers
  • All Ages
  • $6; $3 seniors 62 and older, veterans, $2 ages 3-18; free for members and children younger than 3

Enjoy this fun art activity for all ages where you draw your own landscape on a postcard inspired by the works of Cynthia Daignault and other artis...

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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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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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Weekly Drop-In at Rockland Baby Café

  • Mar. 25, 2017 - Jan. 31, 2021 , 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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