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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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Not All Scientists Wear Lab Coats: Celebrating World Frog Day

  • May. 13, 2021, 5:30-7pm
  • Bronx Zoo
  • 2300 Southern Blvd, Bronx
  • Tween, Teen, Adult
  • $15; $12 members

The Bronx Zoo's newest interactive series highlights the diverse professionals in STEM careers in "Not All Scientists Wear Lab Coats:...

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Conversations in the Arts- Call to Community – Art and Therapy

  • May. 13, 2021, 7-8:30pm
  • Huntington Arts Council
  • Online
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Conversations in the Arts continues to be an engaging and increasingly popular program that we currently present via facebook LIVE. The premise of ...

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Baking with Natural Sugar Alternatives

  • May. 13, 2021, 7pm
  • New City Library
  • Online
  • Adult
  • FREE

Join blogger, local baker & caterer Danielle Addimandi as she demonstrates how to bake delicious treats with natural sugars like maple syrup, h...

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Conversations in the Arts: Call to Community – Art and Therapy

  • May. 13, 2021, 7-8:30pm
  • Huntington Arts Council
  • Online
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Conversations in the Arts continues to be an engaging and increasingly popular program that is currently presented via facebook LIVE. The prem...

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Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood Exhibit

  • Jan. 16, 2021 - May. 16, 2021 , Thursdays and Fridays, 10am-4pm; Saturdays and Sundays, 10am-5pm
  • 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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Eid Charity Boxes

  • May. 12, 2021 - May. 14, 2021 , 9:45am-4pm
  • Children's Museum of Manhattan
  • 212 W. 83rd St., Upper West Side
  • All Ages
  • $15; $12 seniors 65 and older; free for infants under 1 year old

Eid Mubarak! The festival of Eid al-Fitr marks the end of Ramadan and is often celebrated by giving back to the community. Make a charity box to fi...

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Puppetry Premiere: Unicorn Afterlife by Justin Perkins

  • May. 05, 2021 - May. 18, 2021 , 5/5-5/8 in person performances 7:30pm; streaming performances available through May 18
  • Dixon Place
  • 161A Chrystie Street, Lower East Side
  • All Ages
  • $10-$35

Dixon Place announces its Spring 2021 Production Season, premiering four commissioned puppetry productions performed for in-person and virtual audi...

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Solar Rollers

  • May. 13, 2021 - May. 17, 2021 , Thursday, Saturday, and Monday, 1:30-3pm
  • Jones Beach Energy & Nature Center
  • West End 2 — Jones Beach State Park 150 Bay Parkway, Wantagh
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Explore how the greatest source of energy on Earth—the sun—can be harnessed. From photosynthesis to solar panels, you will learn about ...

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Birch Family Services Virtual 5K Forward Race

  • May. 12, 2021 - May. 18, 2021 , 9am
  • Birch Family Services
  • Online
  • Tween, Teen, Adult
  • $15

This annual event, 5K Forward – Fast Track to Empowerment, raises critical resources to empower people with autism and developmental disabili...

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ArtQUAKE

  • May. 08, 2021 - May. 16, 2021 , 10am-5pm
  • Garrison Art Center
  • 23 Garrison's Landing, Garrison
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Experiance ArtQuake, Garrison Art Center‘s first juried show of kinetic and optical artworks, and see art like never before. 

Phot...

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AADLA Presents: The Spring Show Online

  • May. 07, 2021 - May. 18, 2021 , Anytime
  • Incollect
  • Online
  • Adult
  • FREE

In response to the popularity and success of the Art and Antique Dealers League of America (AADLA) Twelve Days of Christmas online show, the Twelve...

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Vanderbilt Museum Golf Classic

  • May. 07, 2021 - May. 16, 2021 , Fridays and Saturdays, 5-8pm; Saturdays and Sundays, 10am-4pm
  • Vanderbilt Museum and Planetarium
  • 180 Little Neck Road, Centerport
  • All Ages
  • Friday and Saturday evenings: $45 per group of 6 or for individuals $15; $12 members. Saturday and Sundays $45 per group of 6

The mini-golf event is named the Vanderbilt Museum Golf Classic, in honor of William Vanderbilt’s original estate golf course. The course is ...

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Macy's Flower Show: Give Love Bloom

  • May. 02, 2021 - May. 16, 2021 , Sunday-Thursday, 11am-8pm; Friday and Saturday, 11am-9pm
  • Macy's Herald Square
  • 151 W. 34th Street, Midtown
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Spring into the new season with the return of the Macy’s Flower Show! Give. Love. Bloom. will bring a floral celebration o...

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Outdoor Science and Astro Show

  • May. 02, 2021 - May. 16, 2021 , Sundays, 12:30–1pm, 2–2:30pm, & 3:30–4pm
  • Hudson River Museum
  • Online
  • All Ages
  • Free with admission: $8; $5 seniors 62 and older, students, veterans; $4 ages 3-18

Meet in the Museum Courtyard to learn about scientific phenomena through outdoor demos. Explore spectra, the Doppler shift, the science behind...

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Anver Entertainment presents City Point Circus

  • May. 07, 2021 - May. 21, 2021 , Fridays, 11am and 5pm
  • Flying Tiger, inside City Point Brooklyn
  • 445 Albee Square W, Brooklyn
  • All Ages
  • Pay what you can (suggested donation price is $25/adult, $15/child)

Looking for something fun to do with your little ones? Come out to City Point for a Family Friendly circus. All ticket money is split between ...

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Ballet Breaks with New York City Ballet

  • May. 08, 2021 - May. 22, 2021 , Saturdays, 11am
  • New York City Ballet
  • Online
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • $0-$12

Get your family moving alongside the artists of New York City Ballet with Ballet Breaks. Each 30-minute virtual workshop will be taught by a differ...

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Open House

  • May. 08, 2021 - May. 22, 2021 , 5/8 and 5/22, 10am-12pm
  • Long Island Voyagers Day Camp
  • 2700 S. Seaman’s Neck Road, Seaford
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult, All Ages
  • FREE

Open house at Seaman's Neck Park Call and reserve your spot

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Art Lab in the Park Street Lab at the Queens Museum

  • May. 12, 2021 - May. 26, 2021 , Wednesdays, 1-4pm
  • Queens Museum
  • 111-01 Corona Ave., Flushing
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Setting up on the museum lawn in Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Art Lab in the Park will offer art making stations and play time for the children of...

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Livestream of En Familia And Virtual Movement Workshops In partnership with DOROT

  • May. 13, 2021 - May. 27, 2021 , May 13, performance 12:30-1:30pm; May 20 and May 27, movement workshops 12:30-1:30pm
  • Ballet Hispánico
  • Online
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Ballet Hispánico, the nation's renowned Latinx dance organization recognized as one of America's Cultural Treasures, partners with D...

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Farm Animal Nursery Time

  • May. 08, 2021 - May. 23, 2021 , Sundays, 9:30am-2:30pm
  • Suffolk County Farm
  • 350 Yaphank Ave., Yaphank
  • All Ages
  • $15 per person ages 3 and older

Meet some baby animals up close and personal during Farm Animal Nursery Time! You and your group will get to go inside the nursery to pet, cuddle, ...

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La Familia

  • May. 05, 2021 - May. 22, 2021 , 11am-7pm
  • Black Wall Street Gallery
  • 361 Canal Street, Soho
  • All Ages
  • FREE

See ‘La Familia,’ the solo exhibition of oil paintings by Jessica Alazraki, originally from Mexico City and now living in NYC, centers ...

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TEE TIME ON THE PLAZA

  • May. 10, 2021 - May. 27, 2021 , 11:30am-7:30pm
  • Brookfield Place
  • 230 Vesey St. , Financial District
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult
  • FREE

Putt putt your way through a 7-hole mini golf course. Grab a friend & make a day of it at Brookfield Place! Suitable for ages 5 and up. No...

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AWAKENING

  • May. 13, 2021 - May. 31, 2021 , All Day
  • South Orange Performing Arts Center
  • Online
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Maplewood Township, South Orange Village, SOMA Cross Cultural Works and the AAPI Community unite to recognize and celebrate Asian American and Paci...

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Saturday Night Skates

  • Apr. 24, 2021 - May. 15, 2021 , 5:30-7:30pm
  • United Skates of America, Inc.
  • 1276 Hicksville Rd, Seaford
  • All Ages
  • $13.50; $6 Non-Skating Spectator Fee (18 and older); $5 skate rental

Get ready to rock and ROLL while skating to your favorite top 40 hits!

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Kids Night Out!

  • May. 01, 2021 - May. 22, 2021 , Saturdays, 6-8:30pm
  • Peace in Piermont
  • 458 Piermont Ave., Piermont
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • $44

Kids Night Out is the perfect opportunity for kids to relax and have fun with peers in a safe setting! Kids will do arts & crafts, have lots of...

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Here We Are Together: Story Time for Children

  • May. 03, 2021 - May. 24, 2021 , Mondays, 11:15-11:45am
  • Mt. Kisco Public Library
  • 100 E. Main St., Mount Kisco
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Story time for children of all ages, from newborns to school age children, with a parent or caregiver. Please note that Community Room attendance w...

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Girls Who Code

  • May. 04, 2021 - May. 25, 2021 , Wednesdays, 4-5pm
  • Patchogue-Medford Library
  • Online
  • Tween, Teen
  • FREE

Learn basic coding skills with Scratch, Python and more! 

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Read to Rover

  • May. 04, 2021 - May. 25, 2021 , Tuesdays, 4-5pm
  • Mt. Kisco Public Library
  • 100 E. Main St., Mount Kisco
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Read to the Read to Rover dog outside or watch as he does tricks. Weather permitting. For school age children (5 and up). Sponsored by the K9 Kids ...

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Music & Movement

  • May. 04, 2021 - May. 25, 2021 , Tuesdays, 11:15-11:45am
  • Mt. Kisco Public Library
  • 100 E. Main St., Mount Kisco
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Music and movement for children ages 2 - 5 years old with a parent or caregiver. Please note that Community Room attendance will be limited to 20 a...

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Family Culinary Egg-Venture - Virtual Cooking Classes

  • May. 05, 2021 - May. 26, 2021 , Wednesdays, 6-7pm
  • Great Performances
  • Online
  • All Ages
  • $30 per class/Zoom seat

Go on a Culinary Egg-Venture for the whole family to explore some of the endless dinner centerpiece possibilities of one of the world’s most ...

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Life Drawing with Linda Capello

  • May. 05, 2021 - May. 26, 2021 , Wednesdays, 11am- 1pm
  • Parrish Art Museum
  • 279 Montauk Hwy., Water Mill
  • Adult
  • $120; $100 Members for the Series; $30 Nonmembers, $25 Members per class

Develop your drawing skills with teaching artist Linda Capello. Participants will practice drawing male and female models through gesture sketches ...

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Meditation and Mindfulness

  • May. 05, 2021 - May. 26, 2021 , Wednesdays, 6-6:30pm
  • Mt. Kisco Public Library
  • Online
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Learn various techniques to help focus and bring awareness to the present moment which offers us a profound amount of peace with repeated practice....

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Coaster Power Hours Thursdays

  • May. 06, 2021 - May. 27, 2021 , Thursdays, 4-9pm
  • Six Flags Great Adventure
  • 1 Six Flags Blvd., Jackson
  • All Ages
  • $29.99

Coaster Power Hours will include music, specialty food, free parking, and surprises for guests throughout the night

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Storytime

  • May. 06, 2021 - May. 27, 2021 , Thursdays, 11:15-11:45am
  • Mt. Kisco Public Library
  • 100 E. Main St., Mount Kisco
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Enjoy the programs and coming together again but please be considerate of others and maintain social distancing practices. Story time for children ...

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Living Room Comedy Show (on Zoom!)

  • May. 07, 2021 - May. 28, 2021 , Fridays, 8pm
  • Living Room Comedy Show
  • Online
  • Tween, Teen, Adult
  • FREE

Living Room Comedy Show (on Zoom!) The longest running stand-up comedy show in Brooklyn is still going strong! Hosted by Turner Sparks and Aaron Ko...

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TULIP FEST 2021

  • May. 08, 2021 - May. 23, 2021 , 10am-5pm
  • Garden of Eve Farm
  • 4558 Sound Ave., Riverhead
  • All Ages
  • $9.95; Tulips are $1 per stem or $10/12 stems. 

Celebrate Tulipfest weekends at Garden of Eve Organic Farm & Market, with the baby animals!  Visit the tulip field to pick ...

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Children's Storytime

  • Apr. 17, 2021 - May. 15, 2021 , Saturdays, 11am
  • Book Revue
  • 313 New York Ave., Huntington
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Join Book Revue for Storytime with Nana Carol!

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Art on the Farm!

  • May. 08, 2021 - Jun. 05, 2021 , Saturdays, 2-4pm
  • Urban Farms at Randall's Island Park
  • 20 Randall's Island Park, Randall's Island
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Collect pre-packaged creativity kits including Urban Farm-inspired activity sheets and craft supplies.

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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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Cooking Global Grain Bowls with Rinku-(5 part series)

  • Apr. 09, 2021 - May. 14, 2021 , Fridays, 7-8pm
  • Mt. Kisco Public Library
  • Online
  • Tween, Teen, Adult
  • FREE

Description Session One-April 9 - Jollof Rice with Cucumber Tomato Salad

Session Two-April 23- Indian Spiced Polenta topped with Egg and...

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Coaster Power Hours Fridays

  • Apr. 16, 2021 - May. 21, 2021 , Fridays, 6-11pm
  • Six Flags Great Adventure
  • 1 Six Flags Blvd., Jackson
  • All Ages
  • $29.99

Six Flags Great Adventure will open select spring evenings for a new special event that celebrates its world-class roller coaster collection,<...

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Roller Skating

  • Apr. 23, 2021 - May. 28, 2021 , Mondays-Thurdays, 11am-7pm; Fridays, 11a- 6:30pm; Saturdays, 12-8pm; Sundays, 12-6pm
  • LeFrak Center at Lakeside Prospect Park Brooklyn
  • 171 East Drive, Brooklyn
  • All Ages
  • $10 weekends; $6 weekdays; $7 skate rental

Lakeside’s outdoor roller skating rink provides fun for kids, tweens, and adults alike.  Skate to a mix of pop hits while taking in view...

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Let's Make Slime

  • Apr. 24, 2021 - May. 29, 2021 , 2pm and 4pm
  • Bee's Arts and Crafts Studio at The Shops at Atlas Park
  • 8000 Cooper Ave., Glendale
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween, Teen
  • $20

Kids will pick their own colors and cents and then mix it themselves to create slime from scratch! Ages 3-15. 

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Old Time Base Ball

  • Apr. 25, 2021 - May. 30, 2021 , Sundays, 11am
  • Old Bethpage Restoration Village
  • 1303 Round Swamp Road, Old Bethpage
  • All Ages
  • $15

Watch as teams from the 1864 league play base ball (as it was spelled then) following the rules and customs of the 19th century in vintage uniforms.

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Cinderalla the Musical Off-Broadway

  • May. 01, 2021 - Jun. 06, 2021 , Saturdays. 3pm and 7pm; Sundays, 11am and 2pm
  • The Players Theatre
  • 115 MacDougal St, New York
  • All Ages
  • $40-$99

Meet mice that sing and dance while getting Cinderella to the ball in a magic pumpkin all arranged by her fairy Godmother.

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KARIN WAISMAN: The Horizon is not a Straight Line

  • Apr. 24, 2021 - May. 31, 2021 , Fridays-Sundays, 12-5pm
  • Guild Hall of East Hampton
  • 158 Main St., East Hampton
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Karin Waisman is an Argentinian, multidisciplinary artist whose practice investigates the rhythmic cadence and pulsating patterns of nature. Her wo...

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ENOC PEREZ Paradise

  • Apr. 24, 2021 - May. 31, 2021 , Fridays-Sundays, 12-5pm
  • Guild Hall of East Hampton
  • 158 Main St., East Hampton
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Enoc Perez is a  contemporary  Puerto Rican born multimedia  artist best known for his paintings and oil stick drawings. Perez’s Guild Hall e...

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HOMEWORK HUB

  • Apr. 06, 2021 - May. 18, 2021 , Tuesdays, 2-5pm
  • Chelsea Market
  • 75 Ninth Ave., Chelsea
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Chelsea Market hosts Homework Hub in partnership with Street Labs. Meet up with classmates, find a book to read, and do your homework together, all...

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Read to Lexie

  • Apr. 12, 2021 - May. 24, 2021 , Saturdays, 11am
  • Ossining Public Library
  • Online
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Join the library on Zoom to Read to Lexie, a hypoallergenic certified therapy dog. Sign up by filling out the google form at https://ossininglibrar...

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Time for Twos

  • Apr. 12, 2021 - May. 24, 2021 , Mondays, 10am
  • Ossining Public Library
  • 53 Croton Ave, OSSINING
  • Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Join the library outdoors for a socially distant storytime. Songs, stories, rhymes, dancing, and bubbles. 

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OPL Theatre Club

  • Apr. 12, 2021 - May. 24, 2021 , Wednesdays, 4pm
  • Ossining Public Library
  • Online
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Join the library for a weekly Zoom studio to play theater games, read and perform scenes from plays, and maybe record a play on Zoom!

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Trivia Tuesdays

  • Apr. 12, 2021 - May. 24, 2021 , Tuesdays, 4pm
  • Ossining Public Library
  • Online
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Join the library on Zoom for trivia live in your house!

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Mother Goose Time Online

  • Apr. 12, 2021 - May. 24, 2021 , Mondays, 10am
  • Ossining Public Library
  • Online
  • Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Join the library on Facebook live for storytime fun! Stories, songs, dancing and much more.

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I Heart Art Junior & I Heart Art

  • Apr. 13, 2021 - May. 25, 2021 , Tuesdays, 10am
  • Ossining Public Library
  • Online
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

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Farm Tour for Kids

  • Apr. 15, 2021 - May. 27, 2021 , Thursdays, 3-4pm
  • The Battery Urban Farm
  • State Street and Battery Place, New York
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Take a kid-friendly tour of The Battery Urban Farm to learn about how they grow produce in the heart of downtown New York City. This is a kid-...

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The Little's Class

  • Apr. 15, 2021 - May. 27, 2021 , Thursdays, 11am
  • Katie Dwyer Music at Central Park
  • 69th street and Central Park West, New York
  • Baby
  • $25

Do you have a little one who loves music? Then they'll love this playful music class with Katie Dwyer! Please bring with you a scarf/dish ...

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Virtual Spring Storytime with Ms. Tee

  • Apr. 06, 2021 - May. 25, 2021 , Tuesdays, all day
  • Port Chester-Rye Brook Library
  • Online
  • Baby, 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 th...

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Virtual Spring Singalongs with Chloe

  • Apr. 07, 2021 - May. 26, 2021 , Premiers on Wednesdays
  • Port Chester-Rye Brook Library
  • Online
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

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

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Marine Life Encounter Cruises

  • May. 02, 2021 - Jun. 20, 2021 , Saturdays and Sundays, 1:15pm
  • Maritime Aquarium
  • 10 N. Water St., Norwalk
  • All Ages
  • $32.50; $27.50 members

Meet an amazing variety of fish, crabs, mollusks and other creatures brought up right out of Long Island Sound right before your eyes.

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The Resilience Project: Is There Life Out There'

  • Apr. 24, 2021 - Jun. 13, 2021 , 10am
  • The Long Island Explorium
  • 101 East Broadway, Port Jefferson
  • All Ages
  • $60 for a 90 minute session for up 6 people (including adults)

What is the Resilience Project? The Resilience Project is a symbolic representation of the perseverance and resilience of the human spirit. Althoug...

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A Year with Children 2021

  • Apr. 30, 2021 - Jun. 20, 2021 , Thursdays–Mondays, 11 am–6 pm
  • Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
  • 1071 Fifth Ave., Upper East Side
  • All Ages
  • $25; $18 for students and seniors (65+) and visitors with disabilities; free for members and children 12 and younger

A Year with Children 2021 will showcase selected artworks by New York City public-school students who participated in Learning Through Art.

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Spring in Living Color - An Immersive Floral Experience

  • Apr. 15, 2021 - Jun. 06, 2021 , Mondays-Thursdays, 11am-8pm; Fridays and Saturdays, 10am-9pm; Sundays, 11am-7pm
  • Westfield Garden State Plaza
  • One Garden State Plaza, Paramus
  • All Ages
  • $15; $10 children

Surround yourself in florals and snap a selfie in living color!

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Art Adventure for Kids

  • Mar. 28, 2021 - May. 23, 2021 , Sundays, 10:45-11:45am
  • Creatively WILD Art Studio
  • 98 Water Street, DUMBO
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • $55

Work with professional artistic materials & learn techniques as you create magical works of art! Explore Drawing, Painting, Mixed Media, Found Object Art & more! Ages 4.5-8. Advanced registration required. 

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New Parents & Infants Support Group

  • Apr. 05, 2021 - May. 31, 2021 , Mondays, 11am-1pm
  • Ossining Public Library
  • Online
  • Pre-school & younger, Adult
  • FREE

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

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Farm Chores

  • May. 01, 2021 - Jun. 26, 2021 , Saturdays, 8-9am
  • Muscoot Farm
  • 51 Route 100, Katonah
  • Tween, Teen, Adult
  • $20 per family of four

Participate in farm chores, helping the staff and learning what it takes to be a farmer. 

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The Jim Henson Exhibition

  • May. 01, 2021 - Jun. 27, 2021 , Fridays, 2–8pm; Saturdays and Sundays, 12–6pm
  • Museum of the Moving Image
  • 36-01 35 Ave, Astoria
  • All Ages
  • $9–$15

Learn how Jim Hensen brough the worlds of The Muppet Show, Sesame Street and more to life. 

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Art Adventure for Kids

  • Mar. 27, 2021 - May. 29, 2021 , Saturdays, 10:45-11:45am
  • Creatively WILD Art Studio
  • 98 Water Street, DUMBO
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • $55

Work with professional artistic materials & learn techniques as you create magical works of art! Explore Drawing, Painting, Mixed Media, Found Object Art & more! Suitable for Kids 4.5 -8 yrs. Advanced registration required. 

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Pop-Up Market

  • Apr. 25, 2021 - Jun. 27, 2021 , Sundays, 10:30am-5:30pm
  • Brooklyn Museum
  • 200 Eastern Parkway, Prospect Heights
  • All Ages
  • Admission is free, prices vary for goods

Stop by the market to shop one-of-a-kind, handmade items from local artisans.

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Spring Into Gardening

  • Apr. 08, 2021 - Jun. 11, 2021 , Thursdays, 4-5:30pm; Fridays, 10:30am-12pm
  • Brooklyn Botanic Garden
  • 1000 Washington Ave., Crown Heights
  • All Ages
  • $18; $16 members

These one-day programs are a mix of guided and self-guided activities that include watering, seeding, nature crafts, potting up, compost explorations, digging, and more.

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Life Forces

  • Apr. 26, 2021 - Jun. 30, 2021 ,
  • Rockefeller Center Plaza
  • 48th Street , Midtown
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Don't just see, experience this new art installation!

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Spring Up

  • Apr. 15, 2021 - Jun. 20, 2021 , 11am-8pm
  • Bryant Park
  • 40th Street between Fifth and Sixth avenues, Midtown
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Celebrate Spring as you shop, eat and enjoy the sunshine!

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Glow in the Park

  • Mar. 27, 2021 - Jun. 12, 2021 , Saturdays, 4-8pm
  • The Adventure Park at Long Island
  • 75 Colonial Springs Rd Gate 3, Wheatley Heights
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult
  • $54

Get ready to experience our exciting courses in a cool and alternative way! Evening Glow in the Park events allow you to zipline through trees lit ...

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Kaleidoscope Arts - Free Wednesdays Grades 1-5

  • Apr. 14, 2021 - Jun. 30, 2021 , Wednesdays, 5:15-6:15pm
  • Creative Arts Workshop, Nyack
  • 48 Burd St. Suite 101, Nyack
  • Young elementary
  • FREE

Enjoy weekly themed activities including: Mask making, Drama, Singing, Dancing, Jewelry making, Perfume making, and Collage. Grades 1-5. 

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Here We Are Together: Story Time for Children

  • Mar. 01, 2021 - May. 24, 2021 , Mondays, 11:15-11:45am
  • Mt. Kisco Public Library
  • 100 E. Main St., Mount Kisco
  • Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Story time for children of all ages, from newborns to school age children, with a parent or caregiver. Please note that Community Room attendance w...

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The Wizard of Oz

  • May. 08, 2021 - Aug. 01, 2021 , Saturdays and Sundays, 12:30pm and 2:30pm
  • Puppetworks, Inc.
  • 338 Sixth Avenue, Park Slope
  • All Ages
  • $11; $10 children

The Wizard of Oz has been adapted for the Marionette stage, featuring an original Country/Western score for the famous Oz characters to sing and dance to and special effects.

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Dinosaurs Around The World

  • Apr. 29, 2021 - Jul. 31, 2021 , Wednesdays-Fridays, 10am-4pm; Saturdays and Sundays, 10am-5pm
  • Connecticut Science Center
  • 250 Columbus Boulevard, Hartford
  • All Ages
  • $24.95; $22.95 seniors 65 and older; $16.95 youth ages 3-17, teachers, college students; free for toddlers 2 and younger

Dinosaurs Around the World features advanced animatronics, fossils, cutting-edge research, immersive design elements, and more. 

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GROWN UP + ME MUSIC CLASS

  • Mar. 14, 2021 - Jun. 20, 2021 , Sundays, 10am and 11am
  • PLAYDAY LONG ISLAND CITY
  • 537- 51ST AVE, LONG ISLAND CITY
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • $30 per class

Created for the youngest students, these Grown Up & Me classes are designed to include parent/caregiver participation, while encouraging the ch...

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GROWN UP + ME MUSIC CLASS HOSTED BY LITTLE MAESTROS

  • Mar. 15, 2021 - Jun. 21, 2021 , Mondays, 10-11am
  • PLAYDAY COBBLE HILL
  • 269 BALTIC STREET, COBBLE HILL
  • Pre-school & younger
  • $30

Created for the youngest students, these Grown Up & Me classes are designed to include parent/caregiver participation, while encouraging the ch...

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Juggling

  • Feb. 03, 2021 - May. 29, 2021 , Wednesdays and Saturdays, 12pm
  • Bryant Park
  • 40th Street between Fifth and Sixth avenues, Midtown
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Join the Bryant Park Jugglers throughout the year for a free juggling lesson!

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Volcanoes: The Fires of Creation

  • Mar. 10, 2021 - Jun. 30, 2021 , Wednesdays-Sundays, 10:15am, 11:30am, 12:45pm, 2pm, 3:15pm, 4:30pm
  • The American Museum of Natural History
  • 200 Central Park W., Upper West Side
  • All Ages
  • Included with admission: $28; $22.50 for seniors and students; $16.50 for children

The Museum’s LeFrak Theater has reopened at a limited capacity! Now screening is the giant-screen film Volcanoes: The Fires of Creation

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Joey G's Nyack Food Tours

  • Apr. 17, 2021 - Sep. 04, 2021 , Saturdays, 11:30am
  • CREATIVE ARTS WORKSHOP
  • 48 Burd St., Nyack
  • All Ages
  • $45

Enjoy tastes from local culinary landmarks, and learn about Nyack, its chefs, creatives, and entrepreneurs.

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'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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The GREEN

  • May. 10, 2021 - Sep. 30, 2021 , 9am-12am
  • Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
  • 10 Lincoln Center Plaza, Upper West Side
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Visit "The GREEN" to relax and enjoy the open, park-like space, borrow books, enjoy snacks, and pop-up performances of all kinds.

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Inaugural Earth Day Farmer's Market

  • Apr. 22, 2021 - Sep. 30, 2021 , Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10am-6pm
  • The Backyard at Hudson Yards
  • 20 Hudson Yards, New York
  • All Ages
  • Admission is free, prices vary for goods

Visit the farmers market featuring an array of local farmers offering produce, flowers, baked goods, and more.

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LEGOLAND Discovery Center Reopens!

  • Mar. 26, 2021 - Sep. 06, 2021 , Check website for updated hours.
  • LEGOLAND Discovery Center Westchester
  • 39 Fitzgerald Street, Yonkers
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • $19.99

Enjoy family fun with the new 2-hour playtimes with signature experiences including MINILAND, LEGO Racers: Build and Test, and LEGO 4D Cinema!

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OUTDOOR ‘READING ROOMS’

  • May. 13, 2021 - Oct. 29, 2021 , 11am-7pm
  • Bryant Park
  • 42nd Street and Sixth Avenue, New York
  • All Ages
  • FREE

The iconic al fresco Reading Rooms and other free activities for the public has returned to Bryant Park. Introduced in Bryant Park in 2003, the Rea...

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Urban Farm Exploration Days!

  • Apr. 21, 2021 - Oct. 17, 2021 , Saturdays and Sundays, 10am-4pm
  • Urban Farm at Randall's Island Park
  • 20 Randall's Island Park, Randall's Island
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Explore the Randall's Island Urban Farm’s variety of crops, rice paddies, fragrant herbs, and meet the chickens too! 

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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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ARTECHOUSE NYC

  • Mar. 01, 2021 - Sep. 06, 2021 , 10am-10pm, daily
  • ARTECHOUSE
  • 439 W 15th Street, Chelsea
  • All Ages
  • $24; $20, Students, Seniors (65+), Military & First Responders; $17 children 4-15; free for children younger than 4

ARTECHOUSE presents large-scale exhibitions and installations that inspire wonder, awe, curiosity, and connection.

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Westhampton Beach Farmers' Market

  • May. 01, 2021 - Nov. 20, 2021 , Saturdays, 9am-1pm
  • The Village Green
  • Mill Road and Main Street, Westhampton Beach
  • All Ages
  • Admission is free, prices vary for goods

Shop over 60 vendors, growers and producers providing locally grown, caught and homemade items.

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KUSAMA: COSMIC NATURE

  • Apr. 10, 2021 - Oct. 31, 2021 , Tuesdays-Sundays, and Monday federal holidays, 10am-6pm
  • The New York Botanical Garden
  • 2900 Southern Boulevard, Bronx
  • All Ages
  • $4-$28

Contemporary Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama is one of the most popular artists in the world, drawing millions to experience her immersive installatio...

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Greenpoint Market

  • May. 02, 2021 - Nov. 28, 2021 , Saturdays and Sundays, 10am-5pm
  • Greenpoint Terminal Market
  • 2 Noble Street, Greenpoint
  • All Ages
  • Admission is free, prices vary for goods

This outdoor flea is located on the Brooklyn waterfront with gorgeous views of the Manhattan skyline, showcasing over 100 vendors plus family programing.

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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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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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Cruises

  • Aug. 11, 2020 - Oct. 31, 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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Feathers of Fire--The Movie

  • Jun. 04, 2020 - Jun. 04, 2022 , Anytime
  • Vimeo
  • Online
  • 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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