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Here all Year: Virtual YA Pride Author Event with Inkyard Press

  • Jun. 23, 2021, 1pm
  • Astoria Bookshop
  • Online
  • Teen
  • FREE

There is no better way to celebrate pride month than with queer books. Join a panel of queer YA authors from Inkyard Press including Aden Polydoros...

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Drag Queen Story Hour

  • Jun. 23, 2021, 1-2pm
  • Town of Pelham Public Library
  • 530 Colonial Avenue, Pelham
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

The Town of Pelham Public Library is proud to be hosting its second Drag Queen Story Hour (DQSH) as part of their programming for Pride Month. The ...

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Free Zoom Adoption Information Session

  • Jun. 23, 2021, 6:30-7:30pm
  • Forever Families Through Adoption
  • Online
  • Adult
  • FREE

This free event is open to anyone interested in or involved with the adoption process, including professionals, community members, expectant parent...

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Webinar: Starting the Road to College: Essential Steps

  • Jun. 23, 2021, 8pm
  • Novella Prep
  • Online
  • Tween, Teen, Adult
  • FREE

As the school year comes to a close, parents of 10th and 11th graders are looking ahead towards the approaching college application process. As adm...

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ChildLife Essentials Jammin With You Live Virtual Zoom Concert

  • Jun. 23, 2021, 1:30pm
  • ChildLife Essentials
  • Online
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Join ChildLife Essentials and Jammin With You for a a LIVE Virtual Zoom concert featuring Jamtone Josh and Kara. It's going to be a blast!...

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Wonder Girls Free Virtual Health Workshop with Dr. Kerry-Anne Perkins

  • Jun. 23, 2021, 7pm
  • Wonder Girls
  • Online
  • Teen, Adult
  • FREE

Wonder Girls, an after-school program for high school girls with a mission to build confidence, leadership, community and business skills launches ...

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Teaching Engagement [through] Advocacy (T.E.A.)

  • Jun. 22, 2021 - Jun. 25, 2021 , Tuesday, 10am; Wednesday, 12pm; Thursday, 10am; Friday, 10am
  • Virtual - The LGBT Community Center
  • Online
  • Teen, Adult
  • FREE

Teaching Engagement [through] Advocacy (T.E.A.) is a series of workshops and panels for NYC parents, educators, and students about how to create mo...

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Journey to the Stars

  • Jun. 18, 2021 - Jun. 25, 2021 , Fridays, 8-10pm
  • Brooklyn Bridge Park, Pier 3
  • 146-300 Furman St. , Brooklyn Heights
  • All Ages
  • FREE

See the stars, planets, and the moon from Brooklyn Bridge Park! Gaze across the New York sky and all the wonders it holds. On select Friday ni...

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Wear it with Pride: Pin Button Making

  • Jun. 23, 2021 - Jun. 30, 2021 , Wednesdays-Sundays, 10am-12pm, 12:30-2:30pm, or 3-5pm
  • Children's Museum of Manhattan
  • 212 W. 83rd St., Upper West Side
  • All Ages
  • $15; $12 seniors 65 and older and visitor with disabilities; free for children younger than 1

Visit Inside Art (1st floor) for the Show Your Colors Origami Installation. Kick-off Pride month at CMOM by helping to...

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June Grab and Go Sandcastle Craft Pickup at the Port Chester-Rye Brook Public Library

  • Jun. 14, 2021 - Jun. 24, 2021 , 9am-4:30pm
  • Port Chester/Rye Brook Library
  • One Haseco Avenue, Port Chester
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Signup now by emailing pcrbchildrens@wlsmail.org or by calling (914)939-6710 and Press 3 to pick up a June Grab and Go Sandcastle craft. Children w...

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Newburgh Mall Carnival

  • Jun. 17, 2021 - Jun. 27, 2021 , Monday-Thursday, 5-10pm; Friday, 5-11 pm; Saturday, 12-11 pm; Sunday, 12-10pm
  • Newburgh Mall
  • 1401 Route 300, Newburgh
  • All Ages
  • Free admission; Ride cost varies.

Enjoy midway fun for the whole family with rides and games for all ages and fair food for every appetite. Visit the website for discount ride wrist...

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Dig! Plant! Grow! SCENT-SATIONAL Herbs

  • Jun. 22, 2021 - Jul. 03, 2021 , Tuesdays–Saturdays, 1:30–5:30pm; Sundays, 10am–5:30pm
  • The New York Botanical Garden
  • 2900 Southern Boulevard, Bronx
  • All Ages
  • $15-$35; NYC residents: $4-$15; free for members

Visit the Edible Academy to learn about sweet and savory herbs. Explore the garden to learn how these delicious edible leaves are used in all parts...

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Celebration of Love

  • Jun. 12, 2021 - Jun. 26, 2021 , Saturdays, 12-6pm
  • American Dream
  • 1 American Dream Way, East Rutherford
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Celebrate Pride Month with American Dream! At the center, there will be DJs playing, face painting and in-court entertainers every Saturday. The ce...

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New York Yoyo Show

  • Jun. 13, 2021 - Jun. 27, 2021 , Sundays, 10am
  • Bryant Park
  • 40th Street between Fifth and Sixth avenues, Midtown
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Enjoy a truly unique performance and free yoyo lessons.

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Outdoor Science and Astro Show

  • Jun. 13, 2021 - Jun. 27, 2021 , Sundays, 12:30, 2pm, & 3:30pm
  • Hudson River Museum
  • 511 Warburton Ave., Yonkers
  • All Ages
  • Free with admission: $6; $3 seniors 62 and older, veterans, $2 ages 3-18; free for members and children younger than 3

Join HRM in their Courtyard to learn about scientific phenomena through outdoor demos. Explore spectra, the Doppler shift, the science be...

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Broadway Training Center of Westchester to Broadcast Youth Production of ‘Cinderella’ in June 2021

  • Jun. 18, 2021 - Jul. 02, 2021 , June 18, 8pm-July 2, 11:59pm
  • Broadway Training Center
  • 10 Washington Avenue, Hastings-on-Hudson
  • All Ages
  • $35 family ticket; $18 single ticket

Broadway Training Center (BTC) is creating theater and maintaining a sense of community during the COVID- 19 Pandemic. Nestled in the historic town...

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What It Feels Like

  • Jun. 19, 2021 - Jul. 05, 2021 , Wednesdays-Sundays, 12-7pm
  • Brooklyn Space Modern Furniture
  • 68 Jay ST, Suite #605, Brooklyn
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Brooklyn Space Modern Furniture presents "What It Feels Like", a pop-up art gallery curated by Brooklyn artist Nicolette McClendon. Locat...

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Storytime

  • Jun. 03, 2021 - Jun. 24, 2021 , Thursdays, 11:15-11:45am
  • Mt. Kisco Public Library
  • 100 E. Main St., Mount Kisco
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

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

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Take & Make Zoom Craft

  • Jun. 03, 2021 - Jun. 24, 2021 , Thursdays, 4:30-5pm
  • Mt. Kisco Public Library
  • Online
  • All Ages
  • FREE

All ages. If you wish to participate in the live Zoom event, pick up the materials no later than 3:30pm outside the library. Location of craft - ou...

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Little Kid Fun Skates In June

  • Jun. 05, 2021 - Jun. 26, 2021 , Saturdays, 10am-12pm
  • United Skates of America, Inc.
  • 1276 Hicksville Rd, Seaford
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • $5 admission; $5 skate rental

Little ones get the rink to themselves with different themes skates every Saturday in June! Fisher-Price skates and wrist guards available. 

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Storytime in the Garden

  • Jun. 06, 2021 - Jun. 27, 2021 , Sundays, 11am-12 pm
  • Untermyer Gardens
  • 945 North Broadway, Yonkeres
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • $5 per child, accompanying adults free

Storytime in the Garden for kids age 2-5.  Advance reservations online required. Social distancing will be maintained. 

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Ice Cream Sundays

  • Jun. 06, 2021 - Jun. 27, 2021 , 6/6, 6/13, and 6/27, 9am-6pm
  • The Adventure Park at Long Island
  • 75 Colonial Springs Rd Gate #3, Wheatley Heights
  • All Ages
  • $64

Join The Adventure Park at Long Island in June for Ice Cream Sundays! Visit for an adventure on select Sundays and get a free ice cream treat while...

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Here We Are Together: Story Time for Children

  • Jun. 07, 2021 - Jun. 28, 2021 , Mondays, 11:15-11:45am
  • Mt. Kisco Public Library
  • 100 E. Main St., Mount Kisco
  • Baby, 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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Art Start: See Me Because Vol 8

  • Jun. 03, 2021 - Jun. 26, 2021 , Wednesdays-Fridays, 12-6pm
  • Starrett-Lehigh
  • 601 West 26th Street , New York
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult
  • FREE

Art Start, the award-winning creative youth program, is pleased to present the 8th iteration of its annual SEE ME BECAUSE multimedia exhibition in ...

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Artist Member Showcase

  • Jun. 03, 2021 - Jun. 26, 2021 , Tuesdays-Fridays, 11am-4pm
  • Huntington Arts Council
  • 213 Main Street , Huntington
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Main Street Gallery presents Artist Member Showcase, the 2021 Huntington Arts Council Artist Members Show. This annual exhibit is an opportunity ex...

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Music in the Streets

  • Jun. 04, 2021 - Jun. 27, 2021 , Fridays, 6-8pm
  • Ridge Hill
  • 1 Ridge Hill Blvd., Yonkers
  • All Ages
  • FREE

In partnership with Doug Panero Presents, Ridge Hill's Fountain Plaza will feature an exciting line-up of musical talent. Enjoy rock, funk, sou...

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State Fair Meadowlands

  • Jun. 18, 2021 - Jul. 11, 2021 , Mondays-Thursdays, 5pm-12am; Fridays, 3pm-1am (6/18 5pm-1am); Saturdays, 2pm-1am; Sundays, 2pm-12am (7/4 2pm-1am)
  • MetLife Stadium
  • 1 MetLife Stadium Dr., East Rutherford
  • All Ages
  • $34.99

NJ’s great escape boasts hundreds of rides, exhibits and attractions. 

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LEGO® Trolls World Tour

  • May. 31, 2021 - Jun. 27, 2021 , Thursdays and Fridays, 12-5:30pm; Saturdays and Sundays, 10am-5:30pm
  • LEGOLAND Discovery Center Westchester
  • 39 Fitzgerald Street, Yonkers
  • All Ages
  • $24.99; $19.99 when purchased online

Embrace your inner pop diva or rockstar at the limited-time LEGO® Trolls World Tour! Join LEGOLAND Discovery Center Westchester for a glittery,...

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Sketch with Jeff

  • May. 29, 2021 - Jun. 26, 2021 , Wednesdays and Saturdays, 3pm
  • Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
  • 1071 Fifth Ave., Upper East Side
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Guggenheim teaching artist Jeff Hopkins will share stories about the museum’s iconic Frank Lloyd Wright building on Wednesdays and Saturdays....

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Bubble Man

  • Jun. 01, 2021 - Jun. 29, 2021 , Tuesdays, 2-3pm
  • Bryant Park
  • 40th Street between Fifth and Sixth avenues, Midtown
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Watch Bubble Man NYC make the biggest bubbles you’ve ever seen!

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Music & Movement

  • Jun. 01, 2021 - Jun. 29, 2021 , Tuesdays, 11:15-11:45am
  • Mt. Kisco Public Library
  • 100 E. Main St., Mount Kisco
  • 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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Take & Make Craft

  • Jun. 01, 2021 - Jun. 29, 2021 , Tuesdays, 12-5pm
  • Mt. Kisco Public Library
  • 100 E. Main St., Mount Kisco
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Stop by and pick up supplies. All ages. Sponsored by the Mount Kisco Library Board of Trustees Location of craft - outside by the book drop. Whilte...

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Read to Rover

  • Jun. 01, 2021 - Jun. 29, 2021 , Tuesdays, 4-5pm
  • Mt. Kisco Public Library
  • 100 E. Main St., Mount Kisco
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen
  • 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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Meditation and Mindfulness

  • Jun. 02, 2021 - Jun. 30, 2021 , Wednesdays, 6-6:30pm
  • Mt. Kisco Public Library
  • 100 E. Main St., Mount Kisco
  • Adult
  • 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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New Victory LabWorks

  • Jun. 20, 2021 - Jul. 18, 2021 , Sundays, 3pm
  • Little Island
  • Pier 55 at Hudson River Park Hudson River Greenway, Meatpacking District
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Get a behind-the-scenes look at how artists create and develop family programming for the stage.

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Show Your Colors Origami Installation

  • Jun. 01, 2021 - Jun. 30, 2021 , Wednesdays-Sundays, 10am-12pm, 12:30-2:30pm, or 3-5pm
  • Children's Museum of Manhattan
  • 212 W. 83rd St., Upper West Side
  • All Ages
  • $15; $12 seniors 65 and older and visitor with disabilities; free for children younger than 1

Visit Inside Art (1st floor) for the Show Your Colors Origami Installation. Kick-off Pride month at CMOM by helping to...

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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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Dino Safari: A Dinosaur Drive-Thru Adventure

  • Jun. 11, 2021 - Jul. 11, 2021 , June 11, 12-9pm; Wednesdays-Sundays, 9am-9pm; July 5, 9am-9pm
  • Tanger Outlets Deer Park
  • 152 The Arches Circle, Deer Park
  • All Ages
  • $49.95 per car up to 7 occupants; $59.95 for large capacity vehicles

Go back in time and join over 40 giant moving dinosaurs in a completely drive-thru dino adventure for the whole family.

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Art Adventures: New Bruce Community Mural

  • May. 29, 2021 - Jun. 30, 2021 , Saturdays and Sundays, 1-3pm
  • Bruce Museum
  • 1 Museum Drive , Greenwich
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Help celebrate the wonderful “New Bruce” in the making by creating your own artwork to be displayed outside the Museum for all to see! ...

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Jack & Friends Family Music Playground Series with Suzi Shelton

  • May. 20, 2021 - Jun. 24, 2021 , Thursdays, 10-11:30am
  • The Old Stone House's Washington Square Park field
  • 336 Third Street, Park Slope
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Join Park Slope Parents and local family performer Suzi Shelton for a series of free, fun-filled musical performances and amazing giant b...

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Crayon Workshop

  • Jun. 21, 2021 - Jul. 26, 2021 , Sundays, 11:15am, 12:15pm, 1:15pm, 2:30pm, 3:30pm and 4:30pm; Mondays-Thursdays, 12:15pm, 2:30pm, and 4pm
  • Jewish Children's Museum
  • 792 Eastern Parkway, Crown Heights
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween, Teen
  • $15 admission, plis $3 Show

The Jewish Children's Museum is inviting children and "children at heart" to travel through the colorful journey of crayon making. Pa...

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ALEXIS ROCKMAN: Shipwrecks

  • Jun. 13, 2021 - Jul. 19, 2021 , Fridays-Sundays, 12-5pm
  • Guild Hall of East Hampton
  • 158 Main St., East Hampton
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Guild Hall is proud to present Alexis Rockman: Shipwrecks. This exhibition of new paintings and works on paper by American artist Alexis Rockman lo...

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Countryside at the United Nations (outdoors exhibit)

  • Jun. 14, 2021 - Jul. 29, 2021 , Anytime
  • United Nations Headquarters
  • 405 East 42nd Street, New York
  • Teen, Adult
  • FREE

The publicly accessible exhibition consists of a series of panels that feature questions and images illustrating rural transformations of different...

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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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Three Artists. Three Curators. One Collection.

  • Jun. 01, 2021 - Jul. 31, 2021 , Fridays-Sundays, 12–5pm
  • Guild Hall of East Hampton
  • 158 Main St., East Hampton
  • All Ages
  • FREE

See three singular presentations of artworks selected by artists Cynthia Daignault, Awol Erizku, and Ewan Gibbs from the collection of Amanda &...

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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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Facebook Live Storytime With Miss Mary!

  • Jun. 23, 2021 - Aug. 25, 2021 , Wednesdays, 3:30-4pm
  • Patchogue-Medford Library
  • Online
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Miss Mary will share a storytime with you right in the comfort of your own home! Tune in to chat and hear some stories! Check us out at http:/...

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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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Family Fitness Classes on the Waterfront

  • Jun. 05, 2021 - Aug. 14, 2021 , Saturdays, 10-11am
  • Brookfield Place Waterfront
  • 230 Vesey Street, New York
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Work up a sweat with you and your family with a fun and unique fitness class, offered exclusively at Brookfield Place. Join the Brookfield communit...

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Italian Art and Crafts (Summer Edition)

  • Jun. 21, 2021 - Aug. 30, 2021 , Mondays, 3:30-4:30pm
  • Speakitaly NYC
  • Online
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • $25

Kids will create a wonderful array of arts and crafts projects using traditional Italian materials. This course offers a variety of activities that...

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Italian Storytelling (Summer Edition)

  • Jun. 21, 2021 - Aug. 30, 2021 , Mondays, 2-2:30pm
  • Speakitaly NYC
  • Online
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • $19

Transporting children to the wonderful world of fairy tales, these classic stories will keep kids engaged and interested as they learn new vocabula...

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Italian Art and Geography (Summer Edition)

  • Jun. 21, 2021 - Aug. 30, 2021 , Mondays, 11am-12pm
  • Speakitaly NYC
  • Online
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • $25

During this class your child will practice the Italian language through art projects on Italian geography. Children will learn about Italy and all ...

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Italian Class (Summer Edition)

  • Jun. 22, 2021 - Aug. 31, 2021 , Tuesdays, 11:30am-12pm
  • Speakitaly NYC
  • Online
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • $25

This class encourages the development of speaking, reading, and writing skills through a wide range of engaging activities and your child will expe...

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Italian Music Class (Summer Edition)

  • Jun. 22, 2021 - Aug. 31, 2021 , Tuesdays, 10-11am
  • Speakitaly NYC
  • Online
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • $25

Children will learn songs that will help remember important Italian terminology and vocabulary such as colors, parts of the body, animals, flowers,...

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Italian Cooking Class (Summer Edition)

  • Jun. 23, 2021 - Sep. 01, 2021 , Wednesdays, 2:30-4pm
  • Speakitaly NYC
  • Online
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen
  • $40

This class will give your child the chance to have fun by getting their hands dirty while learning how to cook basic Italian recipes. From cookies ...

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The Floral Escape

  • May. 20, 2021 - Aug. 01, 2021 , Thursdays and Fridays, 11am-5pm; Saturdays and Sundays, 10am-5pm
  • Queens County Farm Museum
  • 73-50 Little Neck Parkway, Floral Park
  • All Ages
  • $20; $12 ages 2-12; Free for children younger than 2

Escape into a flower lover’s dream with the newest floral experience and take unforgettable photos!

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Marine Life Encounter Cruises

  • Jun. 23, 2021 - Sep. 06, 2021 , Wednesdays-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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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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Children's Musical Performances

  • Jun. 13, 2021 - Aug. 29, 2021 , Sundays, 11:30am-12:30pm *NO SHOW 7/4*
  • Charley's Pier Restaurant
  • 1 Playland Parkway , Rye
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Charley's Pier will be hosting a weekly free one-hour children's performances including a live music, bubbles, puppets, and fun for everyone!

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The Great Pine Railway

  • Jun. 19, 2021 - Sep. 06, 2021 , Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays, 11am-6pm; Saturdays and Sundays, 10am-5pm
  • Old Westbury Gardens
  • 71 Old Westbury Road, Old Westbury
  • All Ages
  • Free with admission: $14; $12 ages 62 and older and students; $8 ages 7-17

See the new G-gauge railroad display, featuring exquisite model trains chugging along a landscaped backdrop.

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Virtual 'Tails & Tales and More…READ This Summer!” Online Summer Reading Program

  • Jun. 21, 2021 - Sep. 10, 2021 , Anytime
  • Port Chester/Rye Brook Library
  • Online
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween, Teen
  • FREE

Children Entering Kindergarten and Up can go to the Port Chester-Rye Brook Public Library's website and participate with this online Summer Rea...

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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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Green Meadows Farm Friendly Farm Animals

  • Jun. 05, 2021 - Aug. 29, 2021 , Saturdays and Sundays, 11am-5pm
  • Aviator Sports and Events Center
  • Floyd Bennett Field, 3159 Flatbush Ave., Marine Park
  • All Ages
  • $12

Celebrate summer by getting outside and enjoying the farm animals PLUS the playgrounds. This FRIENDLY event with your paid admission includes:...

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Immersive Van Gogh

  • Jun. 10, 2021 - Sep. 06, 2021 , 6/10, 2-10pm; 6/11, 12-10pm; Mondays-Thursday, 10am-10pm; Fridays through 6/20, 9am-10pm; from 6/20 Fridays, 9am-11pm; Saturdays, 9am-11pm; Sundays, 9am-10pm
  • Pier 36
  • 299 South St. , Lower East Side
  • All Ages
  • $39.99-$99.99; $29.99 children 6-16; free for children 5 and younger

“Step inside” and experience the incredible post-Impressionist works of Van Gogh like never before.

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General Kayaking

  • Jun. 02, 2021 - Aug. 31, 2021 , Wednesday and Thursday, 5-7pm; Saturday, 10am-3pm
  • Brooklyn Bridge Boathouse at Brooklyn Bridge Park
  • 334 Furman St., Brooklyn Heights
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Paddle around a protected embayment for 20 mins with stunning views of the NYC harbor.

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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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Family Read & Sing

  • May. 30, 2021 - Sep. 05, 2021 , Sundays, 10-10:45am
  • Greenpoint YMCA at Domino Park
  • 300 Kent Avenue, Williamsburg
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Join the Greenpoint YMCA for a free family read & sing along on the lawn at Domino Park.

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Roller Skating

  • May. 29, 2021 - Oct. 11, 2021 , Mondays-Fridays, 11am-7pm; Saturdays and Sundays, 12-7pm
  • LeFrak Center at Lakeside Prospect Park Brooklyn
  • 171 East Drive, Brooklyn
  • All Ages
  • $10 weekends; $6 weekdays; $7 skate rental

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

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Hot Wheels Race to Win

  • May. 29, 2021 - Sep. 06, 2021 , Wednesday-Sunday, 10am-5pm
  • Liberty Science Center
  • 222 Jersey City Boulevard, Jersey City
  • All Ages
  • $22.99-$29.99

Buckle up and race with the most famous toy vehicles on the planet—Hot Wheels®!

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CURRENT by Annie Saunders, an immersive soundwalk

  • Jun. 21, 2021 - Oct. 01, 2021 , 5:30pm-8:30pm, daily
  • One Liberty Plaza
  • 165 Broadway, New York
  • All Ages
  • FREE

This June, Arts Brookfield presents CURRENT, an interactive soundwalk through Lower Manhattan by award-winning interdisciplinary artist Annie Saund...

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Picnic Performances

  • Jun. 09, 2021 - Sep. 20, 2021 , Thursdays, 7pm
  • Bryant Park
  • 40th Street between Fifth and Sixth avenues, Midtown
  • All Ages
  • FREE

See twenty-five live and in-person music, dance, and theater events this summer at Bryant Park. 

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Family Yoga in the Garden at Planting Fields

  • Jun. 05, 2021 - Sep. 18, 2021 , 1st and 3rd Saturdays of the month, 11am-12pm
  • Planting Fields Foundation
  • 1395 Planting Fields Rd, Oyster Bay
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • $20 per adult/child; $12 per members adult/child

Spend your morning at Planting Fields and introduce your children aged 3-10 to yoga through an enriching and fun practice that all will enjoy.

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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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The Amazon Rainforest: Beauty • Destruction • Hope

  • Jun. 19, 2021 - Oct. 10, 2021 , Tuesdays-Sunday, 9:30am-4:30pm
  • Bruce Museum
  • 1 Museum Drive , Greenwich
  • All Ages
  • Free with admission: Pay as you wish, $10 suggested

Opening on Saturday, June 19, The Amazon Rainforest: Beauty-Destruction- Hope will feature live animals, scientific specimens, and the work of reno...

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Peace in Piermont: Family Yoga

  • May. 22, 2021 - Sep. 25, 2021 , Saturday, 10-10:45am
  • Parelli Park
  • 545 Piermont Avenue , Piermont
  • All Ages
  • $22

Foster and deepen the connection you have with yourself and your loved one, exercise, and meet other local gems from our community.

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P.S. Art 2021: Celebrating the Creative Spirit of New York City Kids

  • Jun. 17, 2021 - Oct. 24, 2021 , Thursday-Monday, 10am-4pm
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • 1000 Fifth Ave., Upper East Side
  • All Ages
  • NY, NJ, and CT residents pay as you wish; General admission: $25; $17 seniors 65 and older; $12 students; free for children younger than 12

See more than 150 works of art in a variety of media created by public school students in New York City.

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beU New York: Family Yoga at Battery Park

  • May. 15, 2021 - Sep. 25, 2021 , Saturday, 10:30-11:15am
  • Battery Park
  • State Street and Battery Place, New York
  • All Ages
  • $25

Spend the morning practicing yoga poses with your family. 

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Family Adventure Tours

  • May. 16, 2021 - Sep. 26, 2021 , Sundays, 10-11am
  • Untermyer Gardens
  • 945 North Broadway, Yonkers
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • $10 per child; free for children younger than 2 and accompanying adults free

Weekly rotation of 3 different tours of different parts of the gardens, emphasizing mythology, archaeology, history, unusual trees and plants, graffiti, waterfalls. Ideal for children ages 7-12.

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SKATEROBICS 'Everything Roller Skating': Sunday Funday

  • Jun. 20, 2021 - Oct. 31, 2021 , Sundays, 2-7pm
  • St. Albans Memorial Park
  • Merrick Blvd., St. Albans
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Sunday Funday is a free roller skating event for the families and their children. Come skate, dance, exercise and have fun.  Participants...

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Artpark & Company presents SONIC TRAILS A Visionary Season of Free Site Reactive Audio Experiences

  • May. 15, 2021 - Sep. 30, 2021 , All Day
  • Earl W. Brydges Artpark State Park
  • Online
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Artpark & Company presents SONIC TRAILS, a visionary season of free site reactive audio experiences presented in a mobile app de...

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FREE Entry to 1885 Tall Ship Wavertree, FREE Outdoor Exhibition on Pier 16

  • May. 25, 2021 - Oct. 10, 2021 , Fridays-Sundays, 11am-5pm
  • South Street Seaport Museum
  • 12 Fulton St., New York
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Explore the 1885 tall ship Wavertree at South Street Seaport Museum with free admission. 

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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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Firepit Fridays

  • Jun. 18, 2021 - Nov. 05, 2021 , Fridays, 6-10pm
  • The Adventure Park at Long Island
  • 75 Colonial Springs Rd , Wheatley Heights
  • All Ages
  • $48

Climb for 2 hours and then get cozy by the fire every Friday night!

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Glow in the Park

  • Jun. 19, 2021 - Nov. 07, 2021 , Thursdays and Saturdays, 6-10pm
  • The Adventure Park at Long Island
  • 75 Colonial Springs Rd Gate 3, Wheatley Heights
  • Young elementary, Teen, Adult
  • $54

Get ready to experience 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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Bowne & Co. Letterpress Demonstrations

  • Jun. 11, 2021 - Oct. 31, 2021 , Fridays and Saturdays, 11am-5pm
  • South Street Seaport Museum
  • 12 Fulton St., Financial District
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Bowne & Co. at the South Street Seaport Museum will host FREE, outdoor letterpress printing demonstrations. The printers will set up a selectio...

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The GREEN

  • May. 10, 2021 - Sep. 30, 2021 , 9am-12am, daily
  • 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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Arts In The Plaza

  • Jun. 12, 2021 - Oct. 30, 2021 , Saturdays, 10am-3pm
  • Kennedy Plaza
  • 1 W Chester St., Long Beach
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Visit Arts in the Plaza for handcrafted art by Long Island artists, live music and cultural performances.

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Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience

  • Jun. 05, 2021 - Oct. 31, 2021 , Weekdays, 10am–8pm; Weekends and holidays, 9am–9pm
  • Skylight on Vesey
  • 300 Vesey St., Battery Park City
  • All Ages
  • $24.70-$64.90

Encounter the brilliance of one of history's greatest artists in a 360-degree exhibit of unparalleled proportions.

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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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Creative Break

  • Jun. 16, 2021 - Oct. 30, 2021 , Wednesdays, 11am and 3pm; Thursdays-Saturdays, 11am
  • Little Island
  • Pier 55 at Hudson River Park Hudson River Greenway, Meatpacking District
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Join Little Island for weekly artmaking activities for all ages.

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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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Arcadia Earth Reopens, Inspiring Environmental Action

  • Jun. 18, 2021 - Dec. 19, 2021 , Thursdays and Fridays, 2-9pm; Saturdays, 10am-9pm; Sunday, 10am-8pm
  • Arcadia Earth
  • 718 Broadway, New York
  • All Ages
  • $27-$39

Arcadia Earth has announced its reopening after being closed through the pandemic. The immersive art world transports guests through 15 rooms desig...

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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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Central Park Photo Safari

  • Jun. 13, 2021 - Dec. 31, 2021 , Sundays, 1:30-4pm
  • Central Park
  • 72 Terrace Drive, New York
  • Tween, Teen, Adult
  • $100

This photography workshop focuses on how to take pictures of the environment (from cityscapes to landscapes). Learn the art of scouting for an imag...

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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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