08/17/18

7:30pm kids preshow, 8pm performance

The Voelker Orth Museum

Flushing

Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult

FREE

The garden is the perfect setting for Hip to Hip Theatre's spirited, richly costumed, family-friendly & free productions.From family betray...

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08/17/18

6:30-7:30pm

The Common Ground

Sayville

Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary

FREE

Be mesmerized by illusions, comedy, and magic.

 


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08/18/18

11am

Old Westbury Gardens

Old Westbury

Young elementary

$12; $7 children 7-17; free children younger than 7

Hunt elusive grasshoppers, butterflies, predatory insects, and other creepy, crawly creatures in the gardens. Bring a butterfly net and collecting ...

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08/18/18

12pm - 3pm

Socrates Sculpture Park

Long Island City

All Ages

FREE

Vermicomposting is Mother Nature’s ultimate recycling system. Red Wiggler worms process large quantities of food waste indoors, turning it in...

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08/19/18

10am-12pm

Sport Fishing Education Center and Aquaculture Facility

Babylon

Pre-school & younger, Adult

$25 for one child-adult pair; $5 each additional adult

Looking for a unique way to spend time with your preschooler? Join us for a fun-filled two hours as you and your child learn about the marine envir...

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08/19/18

1-2pm

Greenburgh Nature Center

Scarsdale

All Ages

$8

Slither on over and join a naturalist to learn all about snakes and lizards during a lively hands-on (if you dare) presentation that is sure to eng...

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08/19/18

3:30-5pm

Pruyn Sanctuary

Chappaqua

Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult

FREE

Meet at the Woodmill Road trails entrance of Pruyn Sanctuary for a family-friendly walk. No registration needed.


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08/19/18

2-3pm

Lasdon Park: Arboretum and Veterans Memorial

Katonah

All Ages

$7; $3 children 12 and younger

Take a tour of the Tropical Rainforest exhibit led by Lasdon's horticulturist.


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08/19/18

7-8:30pm

Tenafly Nature Center

Tenafly

Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult

$10

Learn how bats use echolocation to play a vital ecological role. Understand more about the only flying mammal in New Jersey, and walk along trails ...

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08/19/18

4:30pm Kids preshow; 5pm Performance

Socrates Sculpture Park

Long Island City

Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult

FREE

 

King Lear has ruled for many years. As age overtakes him, he divides his kingdom amongst his children. Misjudging their loyalty, he so...

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08/21/18

7pm

Gantry Plaza State Park

Long Island City

All Ages

FREE

Outdoor summer entertainment featuring Queens-based musicians of diverse backgrounds, reflecting the rich cultural heritages of the borough.&n...

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08/22/18

4:30pm

Freeport Public Library

Freeport

All Ages

FREE

Learn about the different classes of animals and their characteristics. Meet cold-blooded reptiles, furry mammals, and cool feathered birds in this...

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08/22/18

1pm

The Voelker Orth Museum

Flushing

All Ages

$4 adults; $10 for a family; free for children younger than 3

Bee Smart! Don't miss the annual celebration of all things honeybees! The bees are busy in the summer and honey harvest time arrives ...

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08/22/18

5:30-7pm

Amber Waves Farm

Amagansett

All Ages

$50

CMRR partners with Amber Waves Farm to celebrate the end of summer with a special Pizza Night at the Farm. In addition to picking to...

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08/23/18

8pm

Echo Park

West Hempstead

All Ages

FREE

The Doobie Others will be "Takin’ it to the Streets" with the hits of the Doobie Brothers.


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08/24/18

7pm

Planting Fields Arboretum

Oyster Bay

Teen, Adult

$30

Citigrass, based in New York City, specializes in a kind of “urban bluegrass,” which blends rock, jazz, and even classical influences w...

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08/24/18

7-9pm

Catherine Violet Hubbard Animal Sanctuary

Newtown

All Ages

FREE

Few things say summer like nature's nighttime chorus, but who's actually singing? A cricket or a katydid? A frog or a bird? Gather under th...

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08/24/18

6:30-7:30pm

The Common Ground

Sayville

All Ages

FREE

A panoramic presentation of circus skills as a sensational comedy-variety show with lots of audience participation.


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08/25/18

6pm

Planting Fields Arboretum

Oyster Bay

All Ages

FREE

Rain or Shine at the Hay Barn/Visitor’s Center at Planting Fields.

Bring a lawn chair or blanket for an evening of entertainment on the...

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08/25/18

10-11:30am

Read Wildlife Sanctuary

Rye

All Ages

FREE

Even on the most tranquil of lazy summer days, discover how nature is always in motion.


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08/25/18

12-3pm

Staten Island Zoo

Staten Island

All Ages

$10; $6 children ages 3-14; free for children younger than 3

Slither into the zoo for an afternoon with the zoo's awesome snake collection. Zoo staff will display amazing reptiles with presentations and d...

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08/26/18

12pm

Planting Fields Arboretum

Oyster Bay

Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween

FREE

Come learn about the fascinating world of butterflies with one of our outdoor educators who will lead you on a scientific exploration uncovering th...

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08/26/18

7-8:30pm

Wolf Conservation Center

South Salem

All Ages

$20

Celebrate the August full moon with the Wolf Conservation Center’s 40+ moon-loving wolves. While enjoying nature’s summer chatter ...

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08/26/18

10am

Tenafly Nature Center

Tenafly

All Ages

$5 members; $10 non-members

Families will participate in fun hands-on learning activities. Dip net in the pond, meet animals, and more as you learn side by side with your chil...

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08/26/18

11am-2pm

The Whaling Museum & Education Center

Cold Spring Harbor

All Ages

$12; $5 for adults

Join this end-of-summer celebration of favorite cetaceans. See and touch baleen, whale teeth, and other artifacts from the museum's collec...

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