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Mount Kisco Library
Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
Welcome spring by creating a colorful rainbow using cotton, buttons, and other materials. Ages 4 to 10 (under 5 with caregiver). Space is limi...
Westhampton Free Library
Unleash your creative personality with this colorful activity (Registration required).
Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
Join Stew Leonard’s in East Meadow to celebrate spring! Kids ages 3-7 will decorate four candy-filled cupcakes. Snacks and juice ...
Make your own butterfly out of a clothes pin, candy, and decorations. Grades K+. Free and no registration required. Co-sponsored with the NS Recrea...
Children (grades K-3) are invited to unleash their creativity through a scratchboard art program. Call to register.
Learn the basics of illustration and storytelling with Teaching Artist Donna Miskend. Create your own storyboard showcasing your family and wh...
ages 5-8, 2-3pm; ages 9-12, 3-4pm
The Rye Arts Center
Young elementary, Tween
$20; RAC members receive up to 15% off
Celebrate the arrival of spring with happy polymer clay unicorns. Terry Taylor shows students how to make a unicorn by transforming balls, coi...
Tween, Teen, Adult
$55; Wave Hill members save 10%
Assemble a multipurpose stool for house or garden with master woodworker and Wave Hill Director of Facilities Frank Perrone. This beginner-level wo...
Blue Door Art Center
Young elementary, Tween, Teen
Express yourself through a workshop with recycled materials. Where participants are encouraged to make something that makes music. The teaching art...
Karma Kids Yoga
In this special class on the first day of spring, kids will learn about the butterfly lifecycle and transform into butterflies themselves. Go from ...
The Morgan Library & Museum
$20; $15 for members
Inspired by the exhibition The Extended Moment: Photographs from the National Gallery of Canada, create a camera and experience the principles of p...
$5; free for members and children younger than 1
Ever stitch with a sewing machine or a big plastic needle? Create your own fabric art with resident artist Ms. Ama.
South Fork Natural History Museum
$15; $10 children ages 3-12; free for members and children 2 and younger
Fish are specially adapted to surviving in their environment. Some have rounded bodies and some are flat. There are tails that are big and wide and...
Caleb Smith State Park Preserve
Wind plays an important part in our world. Discover advantages and disadvantages of the wind through hands-on activities and games. Afterwards, you...
Ages 5-8: 2pm-3pm & Ages 9-12: 3pm-4pm
Celebrate the arrival of spring with happy polymer clay unicorns! Terry Taylor shows students how to make a unicorn by transforming balls, coils an...
Frasier Woods Montessori School
Learn how to build your own stone wall habitat and find out why these structures are important to the survival of so many species. Children 12 and ...
The Dolphin Bookshop
Kids will love hearing Mo Willem's book "Because". A powerful symphony of discovery, persistence, and magic in this tale of a young g...
The Field Library
Go green with The Field Library! Make a fun craft using recycled materials.
Create a colorful ribbon wand to dance with this spring. Ages 4 to 11 (under 5 with caregiver). Space is limited. Registration required.<...
Pre-school & younger
Starting with basic shapes and washable paint, paint shapes and experiment by mixing colors. What happens when you transfer that painted shape and ...
Tweens (grades 4-6) are invited to explore the world of optical illusion by designing unique art. Call to register.
Forest Hills Library
Children ages 6 to 12 years can participate in a craft activity to celebrate the coming of spring.Preregistration is required and is first-co...
Middle Country Public Library, Centereach
Author/Illustrator Paul Rodriguez reads his story Brownies for Bedtime in which Rodro's brownie-induced bellyache gives him nightmares about ch...
Calling all architects and engineers! Design a catapult out of sticks, marshmallows, and other materials. Then test them out using candy to se...
Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult
$50; Wave Hill members save 10%
Design and plant a fanciful miniature landscape in a glass container with a selection of diminutive plants, perfect for home or office. Wave Hill&r...
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