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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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Peter Kuper's INterSECTS: Where Arthropods and Homo Sapiens Meet

  • Jan. 14, 2022 - Aug. 13, 2022 , Mondays, 10am-6pm; Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 10am-8 pm; Thursdays-Saturdays, 10am-6pm
  • New York Public Library's Stephen A. Schwarzman Building
  • 476 Fifth Avenue, Clinton
  • All Ages
  • FREE

This exhibition presents excerpts from artist Peter Kuper's forthcoming graphic novel, which he developed during his tenure as the Jean Strouse...

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Wake up, Daisy!

  • Feb. 18, 2022 - Dec. 23, 2022 , Fridays-Sundays, 11am and 1pm
  • Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre in Central Park
  • W. 79th Street and West Drive, Upper West Side
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • $12; $8 child

This original take on "Sleeping Beauty" is set on New York City’s Upper West Side and is perfect for today’s modern age.

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Minecraft: The Exhibition

  • Feb. 18, 2022 - Sep. 05, 2022 , Wednesdays-Sundays, 10am-5pm
  • Liberty Science Center
  • 222 Jersey City Boulevard, Jersey City
  • All Ages
  • $8 plus admission: at the door: $29.99; $24.99 ages 2-12; an advance: $27.99; $22.99 ages 2-12

This massive exhibition celebrates creative expression, community crafting, and the quest to build a better world—both inside and outside the game.

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Urban Farm Volunteers

  • Mar. 27, 2022 - Oct. 16, 2022 , Sundays, 10am-1pm **NO SESSIONS May 1, May 22, and June 19**
  • Randall's Island Park
  • 10 Central Road, East Harlem
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Volunteer to help manage this one-acre Urban Farm.

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Bethel Woods Special Exhibit & Art Fair

  • Apr. 01, 2022 - Dec. 31, 2022 , 10am-5pm, daily
  • Museum at Bethel Woods
  • 200 Hurd Rd, Bethel
  • All Ages
  • $5

The Museum at Bethel Woods, located on the grounds of the 1969 Woodstock Music and Art Fair, is excited to announce the opening of its 2022 Special...

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Farm Exploration Days

  • Apr. 02, 2022 - Oct. 08, 2022 , Saturdays and Sundays, 10am-4pm **NO SESSION 9/10**
  • Randall's Island Park Alliance
  • 10 Central Road, Harlem
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Explore the Urban Farm's variety of crops, rice paddies, and fragrant herbs!

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Glow in the Park at The Adventure Park at Long Island

  • Apr. 02, 2022 - Nov. 05, 2022 , Saturdays, 6-10pm
  • Adventure Park
  • 75 Colonial Springs Road, Wheatley Heights
  • All Ages
  • $54

The evening Glow in the Park events allow you to zipline through trees lit up by glow attire, colored lights, music and more!

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Smorgasburg

  • Apr. 03, 2022 - Oct. 30, 2022 , Sundays, 11am-6pm
  • Prospect Park Breeze Hill
  • Lincoln Road Park Entrance, Prospect Lefferts Gardens
  • All Ages
  • Admission is free, prices vary for goods

Smorgasburg, presented in partnership with Prospect Park Alliance, is considered the “Woodstock of Eating.” Local and regional food purveyors will gather to offer a range of cuisines.

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FREE Admission Roller Skating

  • Apr. 04, 2022 - Oct. 28, 2022 , Mondays and Fridays, 3:30-6pm
  • Pier 2 Roller Rink at Brooklyn Bridge Park
  • 150 Furman Street, Brooklyn Heights
  • All Ages
  • Admission is free; $7 skate rental and rollerblade rental if needed

Enjoy free admission along with an afternoon of skating to today's top music alongside the best views in New York!

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Mommy & Me: Animal Kingdom (Morning)

  • Apr. 08, 2022 - Sep. 30, 2022 , Fridays, 10am
  • Westmoreland Sanctuary
  • 260 Chestnut Ridge Road, Mount Kisco
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • $10

Come with your child every Friday to make a new animal friend!

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Mommy & Me: Animal Kingdom (Afternoon)

  • Apr. 08, 2022 - Sep. 30, 2022 , Fridays, 1pm
  • Westmoreland Sanctuary
  • 260 Chestnut Ridge Road, Mount Kisco
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • $10

Come with your child every Friday to make a new animal friend!

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Rock N' Roll Family Jam

  • Apr. 09, 2022 - Nov. 19, 2022 , Saturdays, 11am
  • Astoria Park
  • 19 19th St., Astoria
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • $25

Bring the kids out for a jam packed adventure including family dancing and singing, parachute, "what's in the box", and the best bubble party in NYC! 

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Family Weekend Matinees

  • Apr. 09, 2022 - Aug. 28, 2022 , Saturdays, 10am
  • Time Out Market
  • 55 Water Street, DUMBO
  • Young elementary
  • $15

See a family favorite film, create some art, then take a ride on Jane's carousel and grab a bite to eat at one of the concession stands. 

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Dinosaur Safari

  • Apr. 11, 2022 - Oct. 30, 2022 , Mondays-Fridays, 10am-5pm; Weekends and Holidays, 10am-5:30pm
  • Bronx Zoo
  • 2300 Southern Blvd., Bronx
  • All Ages
  • $41.95; $36.95 seniors 65 and older; $31.95 children 3-12; free for children 2 and younger

Dinosaur Safari is returning with MORE dinosaurs than ever before in a new experience that will immerse visitors in a recreation of a world that disappeared millions of years ago.

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Flipper's Roller Boogie Palace

  • Apr. 15, 2022 - Oct. 22, 2022 , Mondays-Wednesdays, 10am-10pm; Thursdays-Fridays, 10am-12am; Saturdays, 8am-12am; Sundays, 8am-10pm
  • The Rink at Rockefeller Center
  • 600 5th Avenue, Midtown
  • All Ages
  • $12-$40

Roller skate all summer long in NYC at Flipper’s at iconic Rockefeller Center.

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Flipper's Roller Boogie Palace

  • Apr. 15, 2022 - Oct. 16, 2022 , Mondays-Wednesdays, 10am-10pm; Thursdays-Fridays, 10am-12am; Saturdays, 8am-12am; Sundays, 8am-10pm
  • The Rink at Rockefeller Center
  • 600 5th Avenue, Midtown
  • All Ages
  • $12-$40

Roller skate all summer long in NYC at Flipper’s at iconic Rockefeller Center.

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The Roll-A-Rama at the Runway Rink

  • Apr. 15, 2022 - Nov. 27, 2022 , Fridays, 4-8pm; Saturdays and Sundays, 12-8pm
  • TWA Hotel
  • One Idlewild Drive, Jamaica
  • All Ages
  • $20; $16 per child younger than 12

Take a spin around this outdoor rink (to retro tunes, naturally) near the 1958 Lockheed Constellation "Connie" airplane turned cocktail lounge.

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Queens Night Market

  • Apr. 16, 2022 - Aug. 20, 2022 , Saturdays, 5pm-12am
  • New York Hall of Science
  • 4701 111th St., Corona
  • All Ages
  • Admission is free, prices vary for goods

This large, family-friendly open-air night market features up to 100 independent vendors selling merchandise, art, and food and featuring small-scale cultural performances.

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Pinocchio

  • Apr. 19, 2022 - Aug. 07, 2022 , Saturdays and Sundays, 12:30pm and 2:30pm
  • Puppetworks, Inc.
  • 338 Sixth Avenue, Park Slope
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult
  • $11; $10 children

See Collodi's Adventures of a Marionette (1883) adapted from a WPA script by Nicolas Coppola.

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Roller Rink at The Standard, High Line

  • Apr. 22, 2022 - Aug. 31, 2022 , Mondays-Fridays, 12-11pm; Saturdays, 10am-12am; Sundays, 10am-11pm
  • The Standard Plaza at The Standard, High Line
  • 848 Washington at 13th Street, Meatpacking District
  • All Ages
  • $12 to 'Drop In'; $3 to rent skates

Take a visually immersive trip into a 1960's Mod-inspired rink and restaurant, with black & white checkered turf and playful seating surrounding the stark white, 136 person skating rink.

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Whale Watching & Dolphin Adventure

  • Apr. 23, 2022 - Nov. 27, 2022 , See website for schedule
  • American Princess Cruises
  • 2498 Emmons Avenue (Pier 3), Sheepshead Bay
  • All Ages
  • $65; $60 seniors older than 62; $45 ages 5-12; free for children younger than 5

Go on an adventure in search of whales and dolphins! Children participation will be encouraged. 

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Roller Rink

  • Apr. 25, 2022 - Oct. 31, 2022 , Mondays-Fridays, 10:30am-6pm; Saturdays and Sundays, 12-6pm
  • LeFrak Center at Lakeside Prospect Park Brooklyn
  • 171 East Drive, Prospect Lefferts Gardens
  • All Ages
  • $9.94 weekday admission; $14.26 weekend admission; $9.94 skate rental

Lace up your boots and groove to the cool beats.

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United Skates at Atlas Park

  • Apr. 26, 2022 - Oct. 16, 2022 , Mondays, 10am-10pm; Tuesdays, 4-9pm; Wednesdays, 10am-10pm; Thursdays, 4-9pm; Fridays, 4-10pm; Saturdays, 12:30-10pm; Sundays, 12:30-9pm
  • The Shops at Atlas Park
  • 8000 Cooper Avenue, Glendale
  • All Ages
  • Admission starts at $6; $6 skate rental

Go for a roll at this outdoor skating rink!

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Candytopia

  • Apr. 29, 2022 - Sep. 05, 2022 , Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday, 10am-7pm; Friday and Saturday, 10am-8pm; Sunday, 11am-7pm
  • Candytopia New York
  • 111 West 32nd Street, Midtown
  • All Ages
  • $36; $29 ages 4-12; free for children 3 and younger

Candytopia transports guests to an imaginative confectionary wonderland with a one-of-a-kind full sensory experience and welcomes people of all ages to explore their sweet tooth like never before.

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The Museum of Modern Art Presents “Matisse: The Red Studio” May 1 - September 10

  • May. 01, 2022 - Sep. 10, 2022 , 10:30am-5pm
  • Museum of Modern Art
  • 11 West 53rd St. , Midtown
  • All Ages
  • $14-25

The exhibition focuses on the genesis and history of Matisse's The Red Studio (1911), a painting that has remained among MoMA's most important works since it was acquired in 1949.

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Ramsey Farmers' Market

  • May. 01, 2022 - Nov. 27, 2022 , 9am-2pm
  • Ramsey Farmers' Market
  • Erie Plaza train station 2 West Main St., Ramsey
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Browse this non profit "pay it forward" farmers market that features over 50 local farmers and food purveyors.

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Bicycle Sundays

  • May. 01, 2022 - Oct. 02, 2022 , Sundays, 10am-2pm
  • Bronx River Parkway
  • Exit 22 at the Westchester County Center, White Plains
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Travel the parkway like never before- by foot, bike, skates, or scooters!

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Tails of Southampton

  • May. 04, 2022 - Dec. 31, 2022 , Wednesdays-Saturdays, 11am-4pm
  • Southampton History Museum
  • 17 Meeting House Lane, Southampton
  • All Ages
  • $10; free for members and children 17 and younger

The Southampton History Museum opens the 2022 season with a new exhibit that combines historic photographs of people with their pets from its histo...

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Tails of Southampton

  • May. 04, 2022 - Dec. 31, 2022 , Wednesdays-Saturdays, 11am-4pm
  • Southampton History Museum
  • 17 Meeting House Lane, Southampton
  • All Ages
  • $10; free for members and children 17 and younger

The Southampton History Museum opens the 2022 season with a new exhibit that combines historic photographs of people with their pets from its histo...

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Children's Read Aloud

  • May. 07, 2022 - Sep. 17, 2022 , 11am-12pm; first and third Saturdays of the month
  • Randall's Island Park
  • 10 Central Rd. , Randall's Island
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Boogie Down Storytime is a family-friendly experience that cultivates early literacy awareness through joyful reading experiences. First and third Saturdays of the month, May-October

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Fun on the Farm

  • May. 07, 2022 - Oct. 08, 2022 , 2-4pm
  • Randall's Island Park
  • 10 Central Rd. , Randall's Island
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Enjoy family fun inspired by the farm, rivers, green spaces and natural areas. Saturdays, May 7-Oct. 8. (not July 30, Sept. 10, 17, Oct. 1) 

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Stranger Things: The Experience

  • May. 07, 2022 - Aug. 28, 2022 , Wednesdays-Fridays, 5–9pm; Saturdays and Sundays, 11am–9pm
  • Duggal Greenhouse
  • 63 Flushing Ave., Navy Hill
  • Teen, Adult
  • Tickets start at $54

Discover your power in an immersive Stranger Things experience filled with fan-favorite characters, iconic locations and tubular monsters!

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THE BEAST

  • May. 10, 2022 - Sep. 25, 2022 , Tuesdays-Sundays, 11am-6pm
  • Pier 83
  • West 42nd St. and 12th Ave. , Hell's Kitchen
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult
  • $30; $25 child over 40 inches

Rocketthrough the water at a heart-pounding 40 knots for this adventure on the water!

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Salsa Tuesday

  • May. 10, 2022 - Sep. 27, 2022 , Tuesdays, 5-8pm
  • Washington Square Park at Garibaldi Plaza
  • Washington Square East, Greenwich Village
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Everyone is invited to bring their moves, or learn some new ones, on this dance floor. 

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Title IX: Activism On and Off the Field

  • May. 13, 2022 - Sep. 04, 2022 , Wednesday-Sunday, 11am-5:45pm
  • The New-York Historical Society
  • 170 Central Park West, Upper West Side
  • All Ages
  • $22; $17 seniors; $13 students with ID; $6 ages 5-13; free for children 4 and younger

A new exhibition immerses visitors in the spaces shaped by the groundbreaking 1972 legislation and reveals the crucial work of activists in demanding that their institutions live up to the law's promises.

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Open Urban Farm Volunteer Drop-In Day

  • May. 14, 2022 - Oct. 08, 2022 , 2nd Saturday of every month, 10am-1pm
  • Randall's Island Park
  • 10 Central Road, East Harlem
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Volunteer to help manage the one-acre Urban Farm! Whether you are new to the Farm or have been a tried-and-true weekly volunteer, come an...

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LEGOLAND Discovery Center Westchester: LEGO NINJAGO – Ninja Training Camp

  • May. 20, 2022 - Sep. 11, 2022 , Monday-Friday, 12- 5:30pm; Saturday-Sunday, 10am-5:30pm
  • LEGOLAND Discovery Center Westchester
  • 39 Fitzgerald St. , Yonkers
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • $29.99; $49.99 2022 Play Pass gives you access through the end of the year

Go on a quest and complete challenges to level up your Ninja skills in the virtues of courage, generosity, honesty, wisdom, balance, and curiosity.

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The Pigeon Comes to Jersey City!

  • May. 21, 2022 - Sep. 05, 2022 , Thursdays and Fridays, 10am-4pm; Saturdays and Sundays, 10am-5pm
  • Liberty Science Center
  • 222 Jersey City Boulevard, Jersey City
  • All Ages
  • Included with admission: $27.99; $22.99 ages 2-12; $29.99; $24.99 ages 2-12 when purchased in advance

Celebrate the art and characters author and illustrator, Mo Willems, with this hands on exhibit. 

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Natural Areas Volunteers

  • May. 26, 2022 - Oct. 06, 2022 , Alternating Thursdays, 9:30am-12 pm
  • Randall's Island Park
  • 10 Central Road, East Harlem
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Open to Individual Volunteers Join in for some fun on Randall's Island! Volunteer with our Natural Areas Team to learn more about the restorati...

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Mickey & Friends x CAMP: An Extra Big Adventure

  • May. 28, 2022 - Sep. 11, 2022 , Mondays-Thurdays, 10am-4pm; Fridays and Saturdays, 9am-8pm; Sundays, 10am-7pm
  • CAMP
  • 110 5th Avenue, Chelsea
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • Tickets start at $24 on weekdays and $38 on weekends

Join Disney's Mickey & Friends on an interactive, immersive, fantastical adventure that's literally larger than life.

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Arts In The Plaza

  • May. 28, 2022 - Oct. 29, 2022 , Saturdays, 10am-3pm
  • Kennedy Plaza
  • 1 W Chester St., Long Beach
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Arts In The Plaza is Long Beach's Weekly Arts Festival featuring handcrafted art by Long Island artists and live music!

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Ramblin' Dan’s Freewheelin' Band

  • Jun. 01, 2022 - Aug. 24, 2022 , Wednesdays, 9:30am and 10:30am ages 0-4 years; 11:30am and 12:30pm ages 0-24 months
  • Southampton Arts Center
  • 25 Jobs Lane, Southampton
  • Pre-school & younger
  • $45

Driven by playful musicality and skillful guitar work, classes are about having fun in pressure-free and comforting atmosphere, helping kids gain confidence.

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Dior + Balenciaga: The Kings of Couture and Their Legacies

  • Jun. 01, 2022 - Nov. 06, 2022 , Wednesday-Friday, 12-8pm; Saturday-Sunday, 10am-5pm
  • The Museum at FIT
  • 227 W 27th St., Chelsea
  • All Ages
  • FREE

The Museum at FIT (MFIT) presents Dior + Balenciaga: The Kings of Couture and Their Legacies, an exhibition featuring fashions by the two most impo...

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Yonkers Waterfront Live Summer Concert Series

  • Jun. 03, 2022 - Aug. 26, 2022 , Fridays, 6:30-8pm
  • Yonkers Waterfront Amphitheater
  • 71 Water Grant Street, Yonkers
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Take in the sounds of the city with the waterfront as the backdrop. 

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Around the Table: Stories of the Foods we Love

  • Jun. 04, 2022 - Sep. 11, 2022 , Tuesdays-Sundays, 10am-6pm
  • New York Botanical Garden
  • 2900 Southern Boulevard, Bronx
  • All Ages
  • $30; $28 Students and Seniors; $15 Children 2-12; free for children younger than 2

NYBG will be growing edible plants from all over the world, delving into the science behind these plants, and inviting Bronx artists to design picnic tables that tell their own stories about the foods and food traditions they love.

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BATMAN x SPYSCAPE

  • Jun. 08, 2022 - Jun. 08, 2023 , Wednesdays-Saturday, 11am-8pm; Sundays, 11am-7pm; Mondays, 11am-8pm
  • SPYSCAPE
  • 928 8th Ave. , Upper West Side
  • Teen, Adult
  • Tickets start at $29 for adults and start at $22 for children 6-12 (recommended for ages 13 and older)

BATMAN x SPYSCAPE is an all-new interactive experience that will drop fans into the heart of a Gotham City mystery. This experience will take fans ...

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Live at the Archway

  • Jun. 09, 2022 - Sep. 01, 2022 , Thursdays, 6-8pm
  • The Dumbo Archway
  • Water Street between Anchorage Place and Adams Street, DUMBO
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Live at the Archway is an annual series of free concerts and interactive visual arts programming in the unique setting of the DUMBO Archway.

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For the Birds

  • Jun. 11, 2022 - Oct. 23, 2022 , Through August: Tuesdays, 10am–8:30pm; Wednesdays, 10am-6pm; Thursdays, 10am-8:30pm; Fridays-Sundays, 10am-6pm
  • Brooklyn Botanic Garden
  • 1000 Washington Ave., Crown Heights
  • All Ages
  • Included with admission: $18; $12 seniors 65 and older and students with ID; free for children younger than 12

For the Birds is a multidisciplinary exhibition and program series that explores the connections between birds and plants. 

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Butterfly House

  • Jun. 12, 2022 - Sep. 04, 2022 , Thursday-Sunday, 11am-4pm
  • Tenafly Nature Center
  • 313 Hudson Ave., Tenafly
  • All Ages
  • $2; free for members

Walk among free-flying native butterflies and other pollinators in the Tenafly Nature Center Butterfly House & Pollinator Garden. See if a butterfl...

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Summer in the Garment District: Broadway Rhythm

  • Jun. 16, 2022 - Aug. 31, 2022 , Wednesdays, 12-2pm
  • Garment District Plazas
  • Garment District Plazas , Midtown
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Enjoy the sounds of different local music artists each week. 

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Jeppe Hein’s Changing Spaces

  • Jun. 21, 2022 - Sep. 09, 2022 , Anytime
  • Rockefeller Center’s Center Plaza
  • 30 Rockefeller Plaza, Midtown
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Renowned visual artist Jeppe Hein presents "Changing Spaces," an interactive public art installation on Rockefeller Center's Center P...

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Summer Fest 2022

  • Jun. 22, 2022 - Aug. 13, 2022 , See below for complete schedule
  • Cross County Center
  • 8000 Mall Walk , Yonkers
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Bring the family out for FREE outdoor concerts, food trucks, Zumba classes and kid’s rock and roll shows, presented by NYC’s Rock & Roll Playhouse.

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Bubbles in Bella Abzug Park

  • Jun. 23, 2022 - Sep. 29, 2022 , Thursdays, 10:30-11:30am
  • Bella Abzug Park
  • 542 W 36th St., Clinton
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Bubble Master Gabe will conduct a FREE and family-friendly interactive bubble performance on Block 3 of Bella Abzug Park.

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Firepit Fridays

  • Jun. 24, 2022 - Sep. 02, 2022 , Fridays, 6-10pm
  • The Adventure Park at Long Island
  • 75 Colonial Springs Rd. Gate 3, Wheatley Heights
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult
  • $49

Get cozy by the campfire after an evening of climbing. 7 and older. 

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Free Fireworks Fridays

  • Jun. 24, 2022 - Aug. 26, 2022 , Fridays, 9:45pm
  • Luna Park
  • 1000 Surf Ave., Coney Island
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Join Luna Park every Friday night for a spectacular show that lights up the Coney Island skyline.

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A Bubble Adventure

  • Jun. 26, 2022 - Aug. 25, 2022 , Sundays-Thursdays, 10am-4pm
  • Jewish Children's Museum
  • 792 Eastern Pkwy., Crown Heights
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • Included with $15 museum admission

Dive into the most mesmerizing bubble adventure of your life, where you'll go from learning what a bubble is to having that wonderful feeling of endless bubble fun!

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Summer Sundays at Rockefeller Center

  • Jun. 26, 2022 - Aug. 28, 2022 , Sundays, 11am
  • Rockefeller Center’s Center Plaza
  • 30 Rockefeller Plaza, New York
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Every Sunday, families can sing, learn, play and create with musical performers, artists, and other special guests.

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Reading is an Ocean of Possibilities” Summer Reading Program'

  • Jun. 27, 2022 - Sep. 02, 2022 , Anytime
  • Port Chester/Rye Brook Library
  • One Haseco Avenue, Port Chester
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween, Teen
  • FREE

Starting Monday, June 27th, children of all ages can visit the library to sign up for our summer reading program. Children will be given a bingo bo...

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Summer Storywalk

  • Jun. 27, 2022 - Sep. 02, 2022 , Anytime
  • Port Chester/Rye Brook Library
  • One Haseco Avenue, Port Chester
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Take a StoryWalk around the lawn of the Port Chester-Rye Brook Public Library facing Westchester Avenue. Enjoy walking and reading Smiley Shark by ...

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Summer Storywalk

  • Jun. 27, 2022 - Sep. 02, 2022 , Anytime
  • Port Chester/Rye Brook Library
  • One Haseco Avenue, Port Chester
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Take a StoryWalk around the lawn of the Port Chester-Rye Brook Public Library facing Westchester Avenue. Enjoy walking and reading Smiley Shark by ...

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Adopt a Stuffed Animal Reading Buddy

  • Jun. 27, 2022 - Sep. 02, 2022 , All Day
  • Port Chester/Rye Brook Library
  • One Haseco Avenue, Port Chester
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween, Teen
  • FREE

Sign up in person or by phone to adopt a stuffed animal reading buddy. Please note: supplies are limited. This program is sponsored by The Fri...

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Scavenger Hunt

  • Jun. 27, 2022 - Sep. 02, 2022 , Mondays, 9am-6pm; Tuesdays-Fridays, 9am-5pm; Saturdays, 9am-12pm
  • Port Chester/Rye Brook Library
  • One Haseco Avenue, Port Chester
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween, Teen
  • FREE

Children will be given a list of items to find in the Children's Room. If they can find all of the items, they will be given a prize. *Please n...

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Grab & Go Coloring Bookmark

  • Jun. 27, 2022 - Sep. 02, 2022 , Monday, 9am-6pm; Tuesday-Friday, 9am-5pm; Saturday, 9am-12pm
  • Port Chester-Rye Brook Public Library
  • 1 Haseco Ave, Port Chester
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Pick up a Grab & Go Coloring Bookmark and crayons to take home and keep. This program is sponsored by The Klein Foundation. Sign up starti...

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Grab & Go Summer Crafts

  • Jun. 27, 2022 - Sep. 02, 2022 , Monday, 9am-6pm; Tuesday-Friday, 9am-5pm; Saturday, 9am-12pm
  • Port Chester-Rye Brook Public Library
  • 1 Haseco Ave, Port Chester
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Children will be given a bag with all of the pieces they need to make 2 summer crafts at home. This program is sponsored by The Klein Foundation. C...

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Derrick Adams’ Funtime Unicorns

  • Jun. 29, 2022 - Sep. 09, 2022 , Anytime
  • Rockefeller Center’s Channel Gardens
  • 5th Avenue between W 49th St & W 50th St, Midtown
  • All Ages
  • FREE

A beloved playground attraction has touched down in Rockefeller Center's Channel Gardens! Presented in Partnership with Art Production Fund, Fu...

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Sand Castle Contest

  • Jun. 30, 2022 - Aug. 25, 2022 , Thursdays, 9:30-10:30am
  • Hither Hills State park
  • 164 Old Montauk Highway , Montauk
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Use sand, water, and natural materials native to the beach to create sculptures in this weekly contest. Prizes will be awarded for the best sculptors and castles in several categories. 

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Swim with the Mermaids

  • Jul. 01, 2022 - Sep. 05, 2022 , Mondays and Fridays, 10:30am; 11:45am; 1:30pm; 2:45pm
  • Long Island Aquarium
  • 431 East Main Street, Riverhead
  • All Ages
  • $49 plus admission to the aquarium: $42.99, $31.99 seniors 62 and older; $29.99 ages 3-12

Your little one will be delighted to swim with a real, live mermaid, as she navigates the Shark Reef Lagoon which is filled with gorgeous tropical fish from all over the world.

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Pirate Quest

  • Jul. 01, 2022 - Aug. 31, 2022 , Thursdays-Sundays, 11am-4pm; **No session July 4 & August 7**
  • The Whaling Museum & Education Center
  • 301 Main Street, Cold Spring Harbor
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • $10; $5 member plus admission: $6; $5 seniors 62 and older and children 4-18; free for children 3 and younger and those with ​Active Military with ID

Use a compass and a treasure map to solve puzzles and hunt for hidden treasure around the museum in this pirate-themed self-serve program. Complete your quest and decorate your very own treasure chest to take home. 

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Tykes Tuesday Summer 2022

  • Jul. 05, 2022 - Aug. 30, 2022 , Tuesdays, 11am-12pm; Tuesday, July 19, 1-2pm
  • Palisades Center
  • 1000 Palisades Center Drive, West Nyack
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Kids are invited to take part in fun weekly activities this summer- like cookie decorating, climbing, selfies, and more! Ages 11 and younger.

 

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Summer Sounds Concert Series

  • Jul. 06, 2022 - Aug. 31, 2022 , Wednesdays, 7:30pm
  • Hudson Park
  • 1 Hudson Park Road, New Rochelle
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Spend the summer with great bands and delicious food trucks at this summer concert series. 

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Lincoln Square BID’s Summer Jazz Sensations

  • Jul. 06, 2022 - Aug. 31, 2022 , Wednesdays, 12-1:30pm
  • Dante Park
  • Broadway and 64th Street , Upper West Side
  • All Ages
  • FREE

The Lincoln Square Business Improvement District (BID) FREE lunchtime summer concert series returns. The series celebrates the neighborhood...

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Groove NYC: Dance for Kids

  • Jul. 06, 2022 - Aug. 31, 2022 , Wednesdays, 11:30am-12:30pm
  • Socrates Sculpture Park
  • 35-01 Vernon Boulevard, Long Island City
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

GROOVE NYC dance sessions to give kids permission to move without judgment!  For kids 5-10 years old

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Drop-in Drawing

  • Jul. 06, 2022 - Aug. 17, 2022 , Wednesdays, 10:30am-1:30pm
  • The Museum of Modern Art
  • 11 W. 53rd St., Midtown
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • Included with admission: $25; $18 seniors 65 and older and visitor with disability; $14 full-time students; free for ages 16 and younger

Look closely as you sketch art, people, and architecture during drop-in drawing sessions in the Sculpture Garden. Stools and drawing supplies provided. 

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Cruise Night Car Show at The Shoppes

  • Jul. 06, 2022 - Oct. 26, 2022 , Wednesdays, 5-9pm
  • The Shoppes at East Wind
  • 5768 Route 25A , Wading River
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Come out to this family-oriented and kid-friendly cruise night car show in the parking lot. You can visit the Shoppes, enjoy a bite to eat. Then ch...

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Tots Cook Classes

  • Jul. 07, 2022 - Aug. 26, 2022 , Thursdays and Fridays, 11am-12:30PM
  • Garden Of Eve
  • 4558 Sound Ave., Riverhead
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • $20 per child

Cildren will go on a harvest tour of the farm to gather everything needed for the day and learn about how they were produced then turn them into delectable delicacies.

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Summer Sounds Concert Series

  • Jul. 08, 2022 - Aug. 26, 2022 , Fridays, 7:30pm
  • New Ro Parc
  • 455 Main Street, New Rochelle
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Hear exciting live music all summer long.

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Friday Night Fireworks

  • Jul. 08, 2022 - Aug. 26, 2022 , Fridays, 9:15pm
  • Rye Playland
  • 1 Playland Pkwy, Rye
  • All Ages
  • Free with admission starting at $14.99 and $4.99 for Westchester Residents

Enjoy a beautiful fireworks show at Playland Friday nights all summer long!

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Berry Weekends

  • Jul. 08, 2022 - Aug. 28, 2022 , Saturdays and Sunday, 9am-6pm
  • Garden Of Eve
  • 4558 Sound Ave., Riverhead
  • All Ages
  • $10.95 per person

Blueberries, Raspberries, Blackberries, oh my! Indulge in ripe goodness, nature's desserts, as organic berries ripen throughout July and August

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Pop-Up Saturdays

  • Jul. 09, 2022 - Aug. 20, 2022 , Saturdays, 2-4pm
  • Stony Brook Village Center
  • 111 Main Street, Stony Brook
  • All Ages
  • Admission is free. Prices vary for goods and games

The Ward Melville Heritage Organization (WMHO) will be hosting seven Pop-Up Saturdays (rain dates: Sundays) in Stony Brook Village on Saturdays. Th...

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Summer Concert Series on the Village Green

  • Jul. 09, 2022 - Aug. 21, 2022 , Sundays, 7-9pm
  • The Village Green inStony Brook Village
  • across from 129 Main Street, Stony Brook
  • All Ages
  • FREE

The Ward Melville Heritage Organization (WMHO) is excited to announce the long awaited return of the Summer Concert Series on the Village Green. Pe...

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Summer Concert Series on the Village Green

  • Jul. 10, 2022 - Aug. 21, 2022 , Sundays, 7-9pm
  • The Jennie Melville Village Green
  • 129 Main Street, Stony Brook
  • All Ages
  • FREE

The Ward Melville Heritage Organization (WMHO) is excited to announce the long awaited return of the Summer Concert Series on the Village Green.&nb...

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Pup Park Sundays at The SoNo Collection

  • Jul. 10, 2022 - Sep. 25, 2022 , Sundays, 11am-4pm *NO SESSION 7/24, 8/7, 8/28, 9/4, and 9/18*
  • The SoNo Collection
  • 100 N. Water St., Norwalk
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Get your furry friends together for a play date at The SoNo Collection's pop-up Pup Park on the beautiful rooftop SoNo Garden. Savor summer eat...

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Family Kayaking

  • Jul. 10, 2022 - Aug. 28, 2022 , Sundays, 12-3pm
  • Brooklyn Bridge Park, Pier 2
  • 334 Furman St., Brooklyn Heights
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Learn the basics of kayaking, build confidence, and see the city in a whole new way. 

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Alive After Five® 2022

  • Jul. 11, 2022 - Aug. 25, 2022 , Alternating Thursdays, 5-9:30pm
  • Greater Patchogue Chamber of Commerce
  • 15 N Ocean Ave., Downtown Patchogue
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Live music, outdoor dinings, vendors, magic and Coney Island-style Side Show is just some of the fun that your family will have!

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Movie Night

  • Jul. 11, 2022 - Aug. 29, 2022 , Mondays, 7pm activities. Movies begin at sunset.
  • Ridge Hill
  • 1 Ridge Hill Blvd., Yonkers
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Spend your Monday evenings participating in family friendly activities and catching a movie under the stars. 

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Garden Creativi-Tea

  • Jul. 12, 2022 - Aug. 09, 2022 , Tuesdays, 1-3:30pm
  • The Voelker Orth Museum
  • 149-19 38th Ave., Flushing
  • All Ages
  • $4; $10 per family; free for children younger than 3

Celebrate pollinators with family-friendly drop in art workshops with new activities each week. 

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Paley Salutes Shark Week: Get Your Heart Pumping

  • Jul. 13, 2022 - Aug. 07, 2022 , 12-6pm
  • The Paley Center for Media
  • 25 W 52nd St., Midtown
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult
  • $20

The Paley Center will continue its tradition of celebrating Shark Week with an immersive exhibit from July 13 to August 7. 

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Community Track Night

  • Jul. 14, 2022 - Sep. 08, 2022 , 6:30-8pm
  • Randall's Island Park
  • 10 Central Rd. , New York City
  • Adult
  • FREE

Walk, run, or jog in this 'icahnic' stadium at the free community track night.

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Horizon Foundation Sounds of the City

  • Jul. 14, 2022 - Aug. 25, 2022 , Thursdays, 6pm
  • Chambers Plaza
  • 1 Center St., Newark
  • All Ages
  • FREE

This famous FREE outdoor concert series brings residents together every week in Chambers Plaza. It’s a dance party with a festival atmosphere...

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Six Flags Summer Vibes Festival

  • Jul. 14, 2022 - Aug. 14, 2022 , 10:30am-9pm, daily
  • Six Flags Great Adventure
  • 1 Six Flags Blvd., Jackson Township
  • All Ages
  • Tickets start at $44.99

Experience six colorfully themed areas filled with magic and wonder! 

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Summer Fridays at Hudson River Museum

  • Jul. 15, 2022 - Aug. 19, 2022 , Fridays, 5-7pm
  • Hudson River Museum
  • 511 Warburton Avenue , Yonkers
  • All Ages
  • pay-what-you-wish

Experience the exhibitions currently on view, attend a free planetarium show at 6pm, and enjoy the outdoor courtyard with games for all ages. Beer ...

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Dawn Chorus and Speculations at Top of the Rock

  • Jul. 15, 2022 - Sep. 12, 2022 , 9am-11pm, daily
  • Top of the Rock Observation Deck
  • 30 Rockefeller Center, 67th Floor, Midtown
  • All Ages
  • Included with ticket to Top of the Rock starting at $34-$40

Experience Dawn Chorus and Speculations by artist Sarah Meyohas in an immersive and interactive art installation at Top of the Rock. Dawn Chor...

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Virtual Reality Experiences at Harry Potter New York

  • Jul. 15, 2022 - Sep. 12, 2022 , 9am-9pm, daily
  • Harry Potter New York
  • 935 Broadway, Stuyvesant Park
  • Tween, Teen, Adult
  • $37

The interactive Harry Potter virtual reality experiences- "Chaos at Hogwarts" and "Wizards Take Flight" can be experienced excl...

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Disney's The Little Mermaid

  • Jul. 15, 2022 - Aug. 07, 2022 , Thursday, 2pm; Friday, 8pm; Saturday, 3pm; Sunday, 2pm and 7pm
  • The Gateway
  • 215 South Country Road, Bellport
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult
  • $59-$89; $29.50-$44.50 ages 5-16

Disney's The Little Mermaid is based on one of Hans Christian Andersen’s most beloved stories and the classic animated film. It is a haunt...

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Camp Kids

  • Jul. 16, 2022 - Aug. 28, 2022 , Saturdays and Sundays, 12-1:30pm
  • Bryant Park
  • 40th Street between Fifth and Sixth avenues, Midtown
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Fun filled afternoons with music, magic, puppet shows, and science projects. Arts and crafts to follow. 

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Harlem Meer Performance Festival

  • Jul. 17, 2022 - Aug. 21, 2022 , Sundays, 2-4pm
  • Central Park - Charles A. Dana Discovery Center
  • 110th Street between Lenox Avenue and Fifth Avenue, Central Park
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Enjoy a variety of performances featuring multicultural music, dance, and family-friendly entertainment while admiring the Meer-side views.

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Stuffy Storytime

  • Jul. 20, 2022 - Aug. 24, 2022 , Wednesdays, 10-10:45am
  • AKC Museum of the Dog
  • 101 Park Ave., Midtown
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • Included with admission: $15; $10 seniors over 65, students 13-24, active military and Veterans, $5 ages 3-12

Bring your favorite stuffed dog along for a fun adventure listening to a dog themed story, singing songs, learning about different dog breeds, and ...

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Seaport Discovery: Exploring Our Waters with Eric Carle

  • Jul. 20, 2022 - Oct. 02, 2022 , Wednesdays-Sundays, 11am-5pm
  • South Street Seaport Museum
  • 12 Fulton Street, Downtown Manhattan
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

The South Street Seaport Museum announces that admission is free for the rest of the summer to a new discovery room of maritime-themed art by the l...

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Family Treasures with Tales to Tell: Summer Exhibit 2022

  • Jul. 22, 2022 - Oct. 10, 2022 , Fridays-Sundays, 11am-3pm
  • Hallockville Museum Farm
  • 6038 Sound Ave., Riverhead
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult
  • FREE

Does your family have treasured keepsakes? Heirlooms with long-lost stories waiting to be discovered? Hallockville Museum Farm presents “Fami...

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Sunflower Festival

  • Jul. 23, 2022 - Aug. 28, 2022 , 9am-6pm, daily
  • Garden Of Eve
  • 4558 Sound Ave., Riverhead
  • All Ages
  • $10.95

Explore a 5 acre sunflower field, fun photo ops, Family Fun Fields, pedal karts, hay tower, farm animals, spider web, and more.

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Sag Harbor Whaling Museum's new exhibit “With Love, From Cape Hout to Sag Harbor”

  • Jul. 23, 2022 - Jul. 23, 2023 , 10am
  • Sag Harbor Whaling Museum
  • 200 Main Street, Sag Harbor
  • All Ages
  • $8 adult admission

The SHWHM is delighted to announce the opening of its new exhibit “With Love, From Cape Hout to Sag Harbor”, an art exhibit featuring w...

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The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show

  • Jul. 26, 2022 - Aug. 29, 2022 , Mondays, 10am, 12pm and 2pm
  • Wollman Rink
  • 830 5th Ave., Upper East Side
  • All Ages
  • $15

Experience the fantastical larger-than-life puppets inspired by Eric Carle's Brown Bear, Brown Bear, and the star of the show – The Very Hungry Caterpillar.

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Brooklyn Book Bodega at East New York Farmer’s Market (Book Giveaway All Ages)

  • Jul. 30, 2022 - Sep. 03, 2022 , Saturdays, 11am-3pm
  • East New York Farmer’s Market
  • 620 Schenck Avenue, East New York
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Stop by for free books, arts and crafts, and more.

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Summer Safari at CMOM

  • Aug. 01, 2022 - Aug. 31, 2022 , 10am-5pm, daily
  • Children's Museum of Manhattan
  • 212 W. 83rd St., Upper West Side
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • $16; free for members

This August, join CMOM in an expedition across earth, water, fire, air, and outer space, learning about different life forms from our past, present...

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Back-To-School Denim Campaign

  • Aug. 01, 2022 - Aug. 31, 2022 , Mondays-Thursdays, 11am-8pm; Fridays-Saturdays, 10am-9pm; Sundays, 12-6pm
  • The Westchester
  • 125 Westchester Ave., White Plains
  • All Ages
  • FREE

The Westchester is proud to host its back-to-school denim drive, “Do Good with Denim”, to support sustainability and positively impact ...

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Pirate Crafternoons

  • Aug. 02, 2022 - Aug. 31, 2022 , Tuesdays-Sundays, 1-4pm
  • The Whaling Museum & Education Center
  • 301 Main Street, Cold Spring Harbor
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • Free with admission: $6; $5 children and seniors; free for members

Lads and lasses are invited to enjoy the exhibits and help themselves to seasonal, self-serve swashbuckling crafts in this workshop

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Shiver Me Tuesdays: Build a Pirate Ship Workshop

  • Aug. 02, 2022 - Aug. 30, 2022 , Tuesdays, drop in between 2-4pm
  • The Whaling Museum & Education Center
  • 301 Main Street, Cold Spring Harbor
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • $10 or $5 members plus admission: $6; $5 seniors 62 and older and children 4-18; free for children 3 and younger and those with ​Active Military with ID

Design and build a unique pirate ship model from a variety of wooden materials and more during this drop-in program. 

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Game On @ the VILLAGE BRANCH

  • Aug. 02, 2022 - Sep. 27, 2022 , Tuesdays, 4-5pm
  • Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library, Village Branch
  • 85 Main Street, Haverstraw
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen
  • FREE

For ages 7 and up. Game On at the Village - Play video games on the big screen, or other fun activities! No registration is required. A limite...

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Tales & Tunes in Spanish & English with Miss Yolanda

  • Aug. 02, 2022 - Aug. 16, 2022 , Tuesdays, 10:30-11am
  • Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library, Main Branch
  • 10 West Ramapo Road, Garnerville
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

For walkers under 36 mos. old and their adults. Stories, fingerplays, songs & bubbles! Registration begins June 21 for HKDPL district residents...

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Ulster County Fair

  • Aug. 02, 2022 - Aug. 07, 2022 , Tuesday, 4-10pm; Wednesday-Thursday, 10am-10pm; Friday-Saturday, 10am-11pm; Sunday, 10am-8pm
  • Ulster County Fairgrounds
  • 249 Libertyville Road, New Paltz
  • All Ages
  • Tuesday, $50 carload; Wednesday-Sunday, $20 at the gate and $18 online with free admission for children under 36 inches tall (rides not included). Free admission for ages 62 and older Wednesday-Thursday until 4pm

This family-fun tradition since 1886 features midway rides for all ages, interactive Cowboy Circus, racing pigs, a petting zoo, mini-circus, truck and tractor pulls, horse pulls, livestock and horse shows, "Ultimate Stilt Walker" Carrie McQueen, Wednesday night fireworks, Baby Contest, exhibits, demonstrations, favorite fair food, and concerts. 

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Music and Movement with Miss Fran

  • Aug. 04, 2022 - Aug. 11, 2022 , Thursdays, 6-6:30pm
  • Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library, Main Branch
  • 10 West Ramapo Road, Garnerville
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

For ages 0-5. Sing together with puppets, instruments, props, lots of movement, and even more laughter. Join Fran Roesmann and her guitar to sing, ...

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Mo' Flow Play Classes at Hudson Yards

  • Aug. 04, 2022 - Sep. 01, 2022 , Mondays-Wednesdays and Fridays-Saturdays, 9:30am, 10:45am, 12pm, 3:15pm, and 4:30pm
  • Backyard at Hudson Yards, Public Square & Gardens
  • 20 Hudson Yards , Chelsea
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • $39.75

Union Square Play in partnership with ByHear! will host children's (ages 0-5) play classes on the Public Square & Gardens. Immerse your chi...

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Puppetsburg at Hudson Yards

  • Aug. 04, 2022 - Sep. 01, 2022 , Sundays, 9:30am, 10:30am, and 11:30am
  • Backyard at Hudson Yards, Public Square & Gardens
  • 20 Hudson Yards , New York
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • $39.75

Union Square Play in partnership with ByHear! will host children's (ages 0-5) play classes on the Public Square & Gardens. A boisterous and...

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Ramblin' Dan Music Classes at Hudson Yards

  • Aug. 04, 2022 - Sep. 01, 2022 , Thursdays, 10am, 11am, 12pm, and 4pm
  • Backyard at Hudson Yards, Public Square & Gardens
  • 20 Hudson Yards , Chelsea
  • Pre-school & younger
  • $39.75

Union Square Play in partnership with ByHear! will host children's (ages 0-5) play classes on the Public Square & Gardens. Grab the mic! Si...

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The Giant Room

  • Aug. 04, 2022 - Aug. 18, 2022 , Thursdays, 1pm
  • Southampton Arts Center
  • 25 Jobs Lane, Southampton
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • $25; $20 members

The GIANT Room is an innovation hub for kid innovators and creatives, providing programs at the intersection of sciences, math, design, engineering...

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Sleeping Beauty

  • Aug. 05, 2022 - Aug. 13, 2022 , Fridays, 11am; Saturdays, 11am and 2pm
  • Theatre Three
  • 412 Main Street, Port Jefferson
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • $10

When Briar Rose falls asleep because of a wicked fairy's evil spell, all will be lost. Until true love's first kiss breaks the spell. A memorable story for this or any time.

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Community Paddle

  • Aug. 05, 2022 - Aug. 26, 2022 , 8/5, 1-5pm; 8/12, 10am-2pm; 8/19, 1-5pm; 8/26, 10am-2pm
  • Starlight Park
  • 1490 Sheridan Blvd., Bronx
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Take out a canoe or a kayak and explore NYC’s only freshwater river.

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House Fest

  • Aug. 05, 2022 - Aug. 07, 2022 , Friday-Sunday, see website for schedule
  • Governors Island
  • Ferries depart from 10 South Street, Manhattan and Pier 6, Brooklyn Bridge Park, Governors Island
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Join Gov­er­nors Island Arts for a three-day cel­e­bra­tion of the sea­son­al Orga­ni­za­tions in Res­i­dence in Nolan Park and Colonels Row! Gov­e...

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Family Art Project: Roll Out the Landscape

  • Aug. 06, 2022 - Aug. 07, 2022 , 10am-1pm
  • Wave Hill
  • 4900 Independence Ave., Bronx
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • $10; $6 students and seniors; $4 kids

Experience and sketch the many wonders of Wave Hill's natural landscape.

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Kids Night Out / Glow-in-the-Dark-Yoga

  • Aug. 06, 2022 - Aug. 27, 2022 , Satudays, 6-8:30pm
  • Peace in Piermont
  • 458 Piermont Ave., Piermont
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween

Drop your little love off for a night of fun with paint & craft, board games, talent show, glow-in-the-dark yoga, and a guided meditation!

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Bear Mountain Native American Celebration

  • Aug. 06, 2022 - Aug. 07, 2022 , Saturday, 11am-8pm; Sunday, 11am-7pm
  • Anthony Wayne Rec. Area, Harriman State Park
  • Palisades Interstate Pkwy at Bear Mountain, Stony Point
  • All Ages
  • $15; $10 seniors 65 and older, children 6-12, and students with ID; free for children 5 and younger. Available online only: $45 Family 4-Packs (for 2 adults & 2 children ages 6-12)

See indigenous performing groups from the Americas along with artists, vendors, crafts, jewelry, food and more!

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Harbes Peach Harvest

  • Aug. 06, 2022 - Aug. 07, 2022 , 10am-7pm
  • Harbes Family Farm
  • 715 Sound Ave., Mattituck
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult, All Ages
  • $23.95; free for children 2 and younger

You won't want to miss this peachy, fun-filled summer celebration honoring Harbes own fresh-picked peaches. 

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The Rock and Roll Playhouse Plays the Music of Grateful Dead for Kids + More

  • Aug. 07, 2022, 12:30pm
  • Brooklyn Bowl
  • 61 Wythe Ave., Williamsburg
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Adult
  • $15

Introduce your children to the music of The Grateful Dead at this kiddie concert just for them!

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Kids Salad Making Competition at Ben's Deli

  • Aug. 07, 2022, 10:30am
  • Ben's Deli
  • 140 Wheatley Plaza, Greenvale
  • Young elementary, Teen
  • $15

Young competitors will show off their creativity and culinary skills while making their own salads with the winning salad featured on the Ben’s menu! Ages 7-12.

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Suffolk County Sea Glass Festival

  • Aug. 07, 2022, 11am-4pm
  • The Whaling Museum and Education Center
  • 301 Main Street, Cold Spring Harbor
  • All Ages
  • $10 (Age 3 & under are free) | Members $8. All event activities included, except for optional pendant workshop. Optional Sea Glass Pendant Workshop is $7 | Members $5

Celebrate all things sea glass with workshops, a glass-themed scavenger hunt, sea shanties, food trucks, and more!

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Make a Sunprint!

  • Aug. 07, 2022, 1-2:30pm
  • Pelham Art Center - Courtyard
  • 155 Fifth Ave., Pelham
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult
  • $40; $36 Members

Harness the sun and use plants, florals, leaves and other objects to create something special.

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Cultural Heritage Celebration: India

  • Aug. 07, 2022, 12-6pm
  • Kenisco Dam Plaza
  • 1 Bronx River Parkway, Valhalla
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Experience an exciting display of Indian culture featuring music, entertainment, crafts, and food vendors.

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Waterbombs with Acrobuffos

  • Aug. 07, 2022, 6:30pm
  • Little Island, The Glade
  • Pier 55 at Hudson River Park Hudson River Greenway, Meatpacking District|
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Dramatic opera music scores this hysterical battle filled with 100 flying water balloons and ridiculous comedy.

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Old Timers Day Music Fest 2022

  • Aug. 07, 2022, 11am-5:30pm
  • Crotona Park Amphitheatre
  • 901 Claremont Pkwy. , Bronx
  • All Ages
  • FREE

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Giglio Lift Sunday

  • Aug. 07, 2022, 12-7pm
  • Our Lady of Mount Carmel Shrine Church
  • 456 East 116th Street, East Harlem
  • All Ages
  • FREE

The Giglio will be danced through the streets of East Harlem for all to see all day and evening! Gifted Tenor & Society Member Jimmy Alleva along w...

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39th Ecuadorian Parade NYC 2022

  • Aug. 07, 2022, 11am-4pm
  • The Ecuadorian Civic Committee of New York
  • Northern Blvd. from 69th St. to 87th St., Jackson Heights
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Celebrate Ecuadorian culture and pride at this annual parade featuring music, performances, floats, and more!

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Orchestra of St. Luke’s

  • Aug. 07, 2022, 3pm, conversation with Xian Zhang; 4-5:30pm, performance
  • Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts
  • 149 Girdle Ridge Road, Katonah
  • All Ages
  • Adults starting at $40 and Children starting at $20

Please note that, due to health issues, Bernard Labadie has withdrawn from this performance. This Summer Season closes with the Orchestra of St. Lu...

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Film: Lana Jokel Film Screenings

  • Aug. 07, 2022, 5pm
  • Southampton Arts Center
  • 25 Jobs Ln. , Southampton
  • Adult
  • $10

Filmmaker Lana Jokel will screen two films, Hal Buckner - Art is How You See It and Strong-Cuevas Sculpture II - I Like to Be Awed, featuring FIGURES TRANSFORMED exhibition artists Hal Buckner and Strong-Cuevas.

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Kiddie Raves

  • Aug. 07, 2022, 9:30am-12:30pm
  • The Muse Brooklyn
  • 350 Moffat Street, East New York
  • All Ages
  • $12-$20

A day of fun for the whole family! Circus adventures, arts & crafts, a ball pit wonderland, music, and a kiddie dance party, all before afternoon n...

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Special Sunday at the Hammond

  • Aug. 07, 2022, 2-5pm
  • Hammond Museum
  • 28 Deveau Rd, North Salem
  • All Ages
  • Included with admission: $8; $6 seniors 65 and older and students with ID; free for children younger that 12 and members

Bring the family out for a special Sunday at the Hammond with live music and art programs for adults and kids.

2:00-2:30pm - Chinese Pictogra...

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Urban Air Lake Grove Celebrates National Friendship Day

  • Aug. 07, 2022 - Aug. 11, 2022 , 10am-8pm
  • Urban Air Trampoline and Adventure Park Lake Grove
  • 3147 Middle Country Road, Lake Grove
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • $30.99

In celebration of National Friendship Day, Urban Air Lake Grove, the only 50,000 sq. ft. indoor adventure park of its kind on Long Island, will off...

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Celebrate Exercise with Your Child Week

  • Aug. 07, 2022 - Aug. 19, 2022 , Sunday-Thursday, 10am-8pm; Friday and Saturday, 10am-9pm
  • Urban Air Trampoline and Adventure Park Lake Grove
  • 3147 Middle Country Road, Lake Grove
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen
  • $15.99-$39.49

In celebration of Exercise with Your Children Week, Urban Air Lake Grove, the only 50,000 sq. ft. indoor adventure park of its kind on Long Island,...

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Children's Story Hour

  • Aug. 07, 2022 - Aug. 28, 2022 , 11:30am-12:30pm
  • Housing Works Bookstore Cafe
  • 126 Crosby St., Soho
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult, All Ages
  • FREE

Children's Story Hour Meet the Authors. Every Sunday in August 11:30am-12:30pm.

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South Street Seaport Museum August Chantey Events In-Person Aboard Tall Ship Wavertree

  • Aug. 07, 2022 - Aug. 14, 2022 , Aug. 7, 2pm; Aug. 14, 12, 1 and 3pm
  • South Street Seaport
  • 12 Fulton St., Lower Manhattan
  • All Ages
  • FREE

South Street Seaport Museum's monthly sea-music events continue in August.

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Science in Action-Bubble Science

  • Aug. 08, 2022, 6-7pm
  • Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library Main Branch
  • 10 West Ramapo Road, Garnerville
  • Tween
  • FREE

Participate in fun chemistry, physics, and technology experiments to discover more about the world around you! Registration begins 2 weeks before p...

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Puppet Time

  • Aug. 08, 2022, 1-1:45pm
  • Mill Pond Park
  • Exterior St. & E 150th St. , Bronx
  • All Ages
  • FREE

This ‌family-friendly‌ ‌variety‌ ‌show‌ ‌features ‌songs‌ ‌from‌ ‌past‌ ‌‌Swedish‌ ‌Cottage‌ ‌Marionette‌ ‌Theatre‌ ‌‌performances‌ ‌including‌ ‌‌Pippi,‌ ‌Peter‌ ‌Pan,‌ ‌Princess,‌ ‌Emperor‌ ‌&‌ ‌The‌ ‌Duck.

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End of Summer Minicamp Virtual Info Session

  • Aug. 08, 2022, 7pm
  • Commonpoint Queens
  • Online
  • Young elementary, Tween, Adult
  • FREE

Summer fun doesn’t have to end when camp is over! Join Commonpoint to learn more about their end of summer minicamps and skills clinics for G...

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IvyWise Live: Understanding the Independent School Admissions Process: Kindergarten through Middle School

  • Aug. 08, 2022, 3-4pm
  • Virtual
  • Online
  • Adult
  • FREE

While many families are aware that the college application process is comprehensive and multi-faceted, far fewer anticipate a similar process for a...

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IvyWise Live: Understanding the Independent School Admissions Process: High School

  • Aug. 08, 2022, 5-6pm
  • Virtual
  • Online
  • Adult
  • FREE

Join IvyWise WiseStart Counselors Cheryl and Nat as they explain how students and families can identify the best-fit independent school for their goals and needs and successfully navigate the application process.

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Gazillion Bubble Show

  • Nov. 05, 2021 - Nov. 27, 2022 , Fridays 7pm; Saturdays 11am, 2pm, 4:30pm; Sundays, 12pm, 3pm; Check website for Added Thursdays & Holiday Times
  • New World Stages
  • 340 West 50th Street, Hell's Kitchen
  • All Ages
  • $59-$99.50

Mind-blowing bubble magic, spectacular laser lighting effects, and momentary soapy masterpieces will make you smile, laugh, and feel like a kid again.

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