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This massive street fair runs from Sterling to 12th Street on 5th Avenue and featues food and sale items, rides, bouncy castles, music performances...
Prospect Park Zoo
Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult
$25; $20 members
Families are invited to engage in STEM challenges and discover how zoos care for and study animals.
Flushing Meadows Corona Park
Join NYC Parks and Council Member Rory Lancman for a fun afternoon of crafts, games, inflatables, transformation face painting with Agost...
Ages 16 and up Enjoy an afternoon of Scrabble! Advance registration required, registration deadline is May 15th Register in person or over the phon...
Thomas School of Horsemanship
Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween, Teen
Celebrate spring's arrival with pony rides, a petting zoo, face painting, cotton candy, arts and crafts, inflatables, fun science experime...
The Dolphin Bookshop
Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
Story time & craft with author Joan Kaufman. Help goose Reis find his way south during migration. Will he head in the right direction, or will ...
Art League of Long Island
Join local artist and author, Helen Murdock-Prep, as she reads from her children's book, "Rainy Day Friend", and from other inspiring...
Mary Immaculate Church
Classics such as "In the Still of the Night", "Hallelujah", "Chattanooga Choo Choo" and "Moon River" w...
The Whaling Museum and Education Center
Cold Spring Harbor
Discover the role of oil in Long Island’s history – from whale oil to the effects of oil spills. See blubber and whale oil. Roll up you...
Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum
$8; $7 students, seniors 62 and older; $5 children 12 and younger
Owners display beautiful classic automobiles. Visitors pay only Museum general admission; there is no extra charge for the car show.
Key to My Art
Young elementary, Tween, Teen
$20 per painter
Paint Buzz Lightyear to celebrate the new Toy Story movie! No experience necessary. This is a drop off event. If you don't want ...
Bethpage Central Park Kiwanis
Enjoy this Annual Street Fair presented by Nassau County Craft Shows to benefit Bethpage Central Park Kiwanis! Live music at Campagne House, p...
Nesconset Gazebo Park
Full of food and crafts, this fair is fun for the whole family!
South Fork Natural History Museum
$10; $7.50 per child ages 3-12; free for members and children 2 years and younger
Greg Metzger, SOFO’s Chief Field Coordinator, will teach participants what you can learn by looking at the shape of both shark teeth and thei...
Sport Fishing Education Center and Aquaculture Facility
Pre-school & younger
$25 for one adult and child; $5 each additional adult
Looking for a unique way to spend time with your preschooler? Enjoy a fun-filled two hours as you and your child learn about the marine enviro...
Key to My Art East Rockaway
Toy Story 3 is coming out soon. Paint Buzz today! Your child will learn how to paint Buzz on their own. No experience necessary.&nbs...
Jones Beach Nature Center
Did you know that horseshoe crabs are called "living fossils" because they have been on earth since before dinosaurs? Explore the l...
Long Island Children's Museum
Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
$14; $13 seniors 65 and older; free for members and children 1 and younger
As the weather gets warmer, nature wakes up. What plants can you see blooming? What animals can you find? Join the Green Teens in Our Backyard and ...
Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan
Upper East Side
Pre-school & younger, Adult
$18; $15 members
Your favorite infant drop-in classes are now available on the weekend! Join us for Tummy Time (birth-crawling) or Crawlers Club (crawling-walking) ...
Your favorite infant drop-in classes are now available on the weekend! Join Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan for Tummy Time (birth-crawling) or ...
Spence-Chapin Services to Children & Families
Join Spence-Chapin for Bagels & Blox, a monthly adoptive family playgroup with food and fun. Staff will answer questions and provide helpf...
American Museum of Natural History
Upper West Side
$23; $18 students and seniors; $13 children ages 2-12
Seahorses pop from their fathers' pouches, emperor penguins carry eggs on their feet, catfish guard their young in their mouth, and killer whal...
Color Me Mine West Nyack
$10 and up
Come paint in a sensory friendly environment. THERE IS NO STUDIO FEE FOR THIS EVENT. You will just pay for the pottery pieces that you select. Rese...
DiMenna Children's History Museum at New-York Historical Society
$21; $16 seniors/educators/active military; $6 kids ages 5-13; free for children 4 and younger
What a joy it is to lay beneath the night sky and look up at the stars. At Sunday Story Time this week children will be celebrating Astro...
Rubin Museum of Art
Young elementary, Tween
$48; $2 children
As children grow, they begin to absorb and experience the world differently. Mindfulness can help family members navigate this transition through c...
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