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The TIP TOP Workshop for donor conceived children and their parents

  • Apr. 19, 2020, 10:30am -1:30pm
  • The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Community Center
  • 208 W. 13th St., NY
  • Young elementary, Tween, Adult
  • $399.00 per family

The TIP TOP workshop is an interactive program that teaches children how to respond to others about their donor information and helps parents be th...

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CANCELED: All Kids Fair

  • Apr. 26, 2020, 10am-4:30pm
  • Hilton Long Island/Huntington
  • 598 Broad Hollow Road, Melville
  • All Ages
  • $7 per adult or child ages 2 and older; free for children 1 and younger

A day of fun including more than 80 exhibitors, bounce houses, face painting, balloon animals, and a petting zoo, plus tons of kids' classes for all ages. Bring new or used books to benefit The Book Fairies and receive raffle tickets to win fabulous prizes.

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CANCELLED: March Toddler Socials at Bright Horizons

  • Mar. 01, 2020 - Mar. 31, 2020 , Varies per location
  • Bright Horizons
  • Centers throughout NYC, New York
  • Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Led by Bright Horizons teachers and staff, toddler socials offer parents a chance to socialize with other parents and experience the types of ...

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Torah Tots

  • Sep. 07, 2019 - May. 16, 2020 , 11:00-11:45am
  • Congregation Or Zarua
  • 127 East 82nd. Street, New York
  • Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Our youngest youth meet every Saturday at 11am. Parents and children celebrate Shabbat together with interactive songs, stories and Shabbat snacks....

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CANCELED The Adventures of Peter Rabbit

  • Apr. 11, 2020 - Apr. 21, 2020 , See website for schedule
  • Theatre Three
  • 412 Main Street, Port Jefferson
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • $10

Peter, Flopsy, Mopsy, Cotton-Tail, Benjamin Bunny, the McGregors and all their friends come to life in this delightful adaption.

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CANCELED THE PEKING ACROBATS®

  • Mar. 29, 2020, 1:30pm and 4pm
  • Emelin Theatre
  • 153 Library Ln, Mamaroneck
  • All Ages
  • $20-$30

See the world-renowned Chinese acrobatic troupe push the limits of human ability and defy gravity.

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Johnny Peers & the Muttville Comix (With David Darwin — One-Man Sideshow)

  • Mar. 29, 2020, 3pm
  • Academic Arts Theatre
  • 75 Grasslands Rd, Valhalla
  • All Ages
  • $26; $24 Seniors/Fac-Staff/Non-WCC; $18 children younger than 13

David Darwin opens with laugh-a-minute riveting feats of juggling, swordplay, and fire. Following is a slapstick comedy like no other where Johnny leads a dozen rescue dogs through challenging and hilarious tricks.

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Raptors of Westchester

  • Mar. 29, 2020, 1-2pm
  • Greenburgh Nature Center
  • 99 Dromore Rd, Scarsdale
  • All Ages
  • $8; $5 members

Join a naturalist and meet birds of prey and discover what makes these magnificent creatures the hunters of the sky.

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Swan Lake

  • Mar. 29, 2020, 3pm
  • The Madison Theatre at Molloy College
  • 1000 Hempstead Ave, Rockville Centre
  • All Ages
  • $45-$55

Swan Lake is a timeless love story that mixes magic, tragedy, and romance into four acts.

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CANCELED: Family Fun: Make a Splash!

  • Mar. 29, 2020, 2:30pm
  • Hudson River Museum
  • 511 Warburton Avenue, Yonkers
  • All Ages
  • Free with general admission: $8; $5 seniors 62 and older, students, veterans; $4 ages 3-18; free for members and children younger than 3

Dive into the aquatic art of our exhibition "Derrick Adams: Buoyant" during a guided walk-through of the exhibition, and make a splash-inspired work of art to take home.

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Passover Art

  • Mar. 29, 2020, 1:30-3pm
  • Sprout Westchester Day Camp
  • 500 Yorktown Road, Croton on Hudson
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Each participant will bring home their own handmade piece of artwork to use during Passover celebrations.

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Celebrating Beethoven at 250!

  • Mar. 29, 2020, 2pm
  • New City Library
  • 220 N. Main Street, New City
  • All Ages
  • Free for RCLS Library members

Celebrate in style! Hear some of Beethoven's most elevated music in this piano concert. Registration begins on March 18th at 9am. 

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POSTPONED: Playtime at The Palace: Frogtown Mountain Puppeteers 'The Legend of The Banana Kid'

  • Mar. 29, 2020, 3pm
  • Palace Theatre
  • 61 Atlantic St., Stamford
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • $12.50

The Legend of the Banana Kid features twenty of Frogtown Mountain Puppeteers’ hand-crafted glove, mouth, and rod puppets, and a slew of flying and twirling styrofoam bananas.

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PANCAKE BRUNCH & MAPLE SUGARING

  • Mar. 29, 2020, 10:30am-1pm
  • Tenafly Nature Center
  • 313 Hudson Ave., Tenafly
  • All Ages
  • $15; $10 members

Learn about maple trees, the syrup making process, and enjoy real maple syrup on pancakes made on a griddle! Registration required. 

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Birds of Prey Program

  • Mar. 29, 2020, 2-3pm
  • Flat Rock Brook Nature Center
  • 443 Van Nostrand Ave., Englewood
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Meet raptor ambassadors and learn more about these animals.

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CANCELED Music of Dave Matthews Band for Kids

  • Mar. 29, 2020, 11am, doors; 12-1pm, show
  • Brooklyn Bowl
  • 61 Wythe Ave, Williamsburg
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • $12-14

Children ages 10 and younger enjoy games, movement, stories, and an opportunity to rock out in a sensory-friendly environment while playing songs from Dave Matthews Band.

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BAX Intergenerational Artist Exchange: A Day for All Ages & Stages

  • Mar. 29, 2020, 10am-8pm
  • BAX | Brooklyn Arts Exchange
  • 421 5th Ave., Park Slope
  • All Ages
  • $5-$25

Young artists, caregivers, and professionals will have opportunities to inspire each other by participating in hands-on activities, develop creative works, perform and observe each other.

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Team Up To Read: 'Real-Life' Reading

  • Mar. 29, 2020, 2-3pm
  • Brooklyn Central Library
  • 10 Grand Army Plaza, Prospect Heights
  • Young elementary
  • FREE

Explore strategies for engaging reluctant readers through a variety of genres. 

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Yonkers Philharmonic - Journey to the Far East

  • Mar. 29, 2020, 3pm
  • Saunders Trades High School
  • 183 Palmer Road, Yonkers
  • All Ages
  • FREE

The Yonkers Philharmonic’s third concert of the season “Journey to the Far East” presents evocative Russian music balanced by Gli...

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Flutists & Friends of American Ballet Theatre

  • Mar. 29, 2020, 5:30pm
  • Engelman Recital Hall, Baruch Performing Arts Center
  • 55 Lexington Ave, New York
  • All Ages
  • $25; $15 students and seniors

Renowned musicians from American Ballet Theatre celebrate the New York Flute Club's centennial.

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The 17th Annual Colon Cancer Challenge

  • Mar. 29, 2020, 8:30am-1:00pm
  • Icahn Stadium Randall's Island
  • 20 Randall's Island Park, Randall's Island
  • All Ages
  • $15-$50

The Colon Cancer Challenge offers a unique opportunity to raise public awareness and contribute to the fight against this often fatal yet preventable disease.

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Total Vocal with Deke Sharon

  • Mar. 29, 2020, 2:00pm
  • Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage, Carnegie Hall
  • 881 7th Ave., Midtown
  • All Ages
  • $20 and up

DCINY presents a celebration of contemporary a cappella music from Pitch Perfect, Disney classics, the American pop lexicon, and more.

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Stone Soup Cooking Class

  • Mar. 29, 2020, 2:00pm
  • Bernie Wohl Center
  • 647 Amsterdam Avenue, Upper West Side
  • All Ages
  • $20 adults; $15 seniors and students; $10 kids

Farm Arts Collective presents a live cooking show that delights family audiences with songs, stories, and tasty recipes using farm fresh vegetables.

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Les Ballet Afrik: New York is Burning by Omari Wiles

  • Mar. 29, 2020, 7:30pm
  • The Solomon R Guggenheim Museum
  • 1071 5th Ave, Upper East Side
  • All Ages
  • $40-45

New York is Burning will bring the Ballroom to the Guggenheim and feature AfrikFusion, a style that fuses traditional African dances and Afrobeat styles with House dance and Vogue.

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CANCELED: MEET SLED DOG NOGGIN

  • Mar. 29, 2020, 11am
  • Teen Center at the Patchogue-Medford Carnegie Library
  • 160 West Main Street, Patchogue
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Come for bagels and meet Noggin, a real sled dog!

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Adult Program: Nature on the Move (Western Section)

  • Mar. 29, 2020, 11am-1pm
  • Caumsett Historic State Park Preserve
  • 25 Lloyd Harbor Road, Lloyd Harbor
  • Adult
  • $4

Maintain a slow to moderate pace for 4 miles as everyone observes and discusses the fields and woods of Caumsett. Reservations are requir...

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CRAFT & GIFT FAIR

  • Mar. 29, 2020, 10am-4pm
  • NEWFIELD HIGH SCHOOL
  • 145 Marshall Drive, Selden
  • All Ages
  • FREE Admission is free, prices vary for goods

Shop a fine selection of crafted home decor, folk art, photography, handcrafted jewelry, and more.

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CANCELED: Reading into History Family Book Club: 'Almost Astronauts'

  • Mar. 29, 2020, 2:00-4:00pm
  • DiMenna Children's History Museum at New-York Historical Society
  • 170 Central Park W., Upper West Side
  • Tween
  • Free with museum admission ($22 adults; $6 children ages 5-13; free for children younger than 5)

Award-winning author Tonya Lee Stone talks about her book Almost Astronauts, which tells the story of brave women like Jerrie Cobb, one of the top pilots in the U.S., who passed all of the astronaut tests, yet wasn't allowed to go into space.

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Meet the Turtles of Long Island

  • Mar. 29, 2020, 10:30am
  • South Fork Natural History Museum
  • 377 Bridgehampton Sag Harbor Tpke., Bridgehampton
  • All Ages
  • $10; $7.50 children ages 3-12; free for children ages 2 and younger and members

Learn where native turtles live and how to spot them. Advanced reservations required.

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Rosie's Theater Kids Passing It On

  • Mar. 29, 2020, 7:00pm
  • Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College
  • 695 Park Ave., Upper East Side
  • $75 and up

An annual showcase of the talents and training of the Rosie’s Theater Kids Company, Passing It On is the culmination of yearlong arts education programming that brings the joy of musical theater to public school students. 

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Family Movie: Arctic Dogs

  • Mar. 29, 2020, 2:30-4:15pm
  • Harborfields Public Library
  • 31 Broadway, Greenlawn
  • All Ages
  • FREE

See "Arctic Dogs" at the library.

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One World Girl Poetry Workshop

  • Mar. 29, 2020, 2-4pm
  • Port Washington Public Library
  • 1 Library Drive, Port Washington
  • Tween, Teen
  • FREE

This workshop will teach girls to use creative expression as a medium for self-love and empowerment. Contact Lesley Mazzotta at lesleym@oneworldgirl.org. for more information and to apply. 

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Sonic the Hedgehog Paint Event

  • Mar. 29, 2020, 1-2:30pm
  • Key to My Art
  • 10 West Oak Street, Amityville
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen
  • $20

Back by popular demand! Paint SONIC! Your child will learn to draw and paint it by themself! They CAN DO IT! No experience necessary. This is a DRO...

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Adventure Brunch with Snow Sisters

  • Mar. 29, 2020, 9:30-11:30am
  • The Mansion at Glen Cove
  • 200 Dosoris Lane, Glen Cove
  • All Ages
  • $59; $29 children

Join the Snow Sisters in their stunning Second Movie Adventure Outfits for brunch, presented by executive chef Rodrigo, a magical story-time a...

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Breakfast with the Easter Bunny

  • Mar. 29, 2020, 9-11am
  • Brumidi Lodge
  • 2075 Deer Park Avenue, Deer Park
  • All Ages
  • $12

Gifts, raffles, a full breakfast and pics with the Easter Bunny.

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Pet Photos with the Easter Bunny at Smith Haven Mall

  • Mar. 29, 2020, 7:30-8:30pm
  • Smith Haven Mall
  • 313 Smith Haven Mall, Lake Grove
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Bring your furry friend for photos with the Easter Bunny!

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Caring Bunny at Smith Haven Mall

  • Mar. 29, 2020, 9:30-10:30am
  • Smith Haven Mall
  • 313 Smith Haven Mall, Lake Grove
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Caring Bunny is coming for a visit Smith Haven Mall! Caring Bunny provides an exclusive, subdued and welcoming environment for children with specia...

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Chocolate With A Cop! At Walt Whitman Shops

  • Mar. 29, 2020, 11am-1pm
  • Walt Whitman Shops
  • 160 Walt Whitman Rd, Huntington Station
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Meet and chat with local police officers and make delicious chocolate treats!

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Panel Discussion - Breaking the Bronze Ceiling

  • Mar. 29, 2020, 2:30-2:55pm, meet & greet; 3-5pm, panel
  • Rockland Center for the Arts
  • 27 South Greenbush Rd., West Nyack
  • All Ages
  • $25; $20 seniors and students over 18; free for under 18

SuffrageForward in Collaboration with RoCA Presents Breaking the Bronze Ceiling: Envisioning & Creating the First Ever Monument to Real Women i...

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Disability in the family: Exploring the experience of sibling relationships

  • Mar. 29, 2020, 4:00-6:00pm
  • Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan
  • 334 Amsterdam Avenue, New York
  • All Ages
  • FREE Free

A panel featuring brothers and sisters of people with disabilities. Join us for a thought-provoking conversation on the unique challenges and oppor...

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Show Up, Kids! Brunch Show!

  • Mar. 29, 2020, 11:30am (doors open at 11:00am)
  • Dive 106
  • 938 Amsterdam Ave at 106 St, New York
  • Young elementary
  • $15 (does not include food and drink)

Following sold-out runs on the Lower East Side, Peter Michael Marino's critically acclaimed "Show Up, Kids!" moves to the Upper ...

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Celebrate National Crayon Day

  • Mar. 29, 2020, 1-3pm
  • Andersons Larchmont
  • 96 Chatsworth Avenue, Larchmont
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Join Andersons Larchmont for a 'Crayontastic' time and go crayon crazy! The afternoon will include a special telling of "The Day the C...

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Music with Mr. Matt

  • Mar. 30, 2020, 10-10:30am or 11-11:30am
  • Albert Wisner Public Library
  • 28 Railroad Ave., Warwick
  • Baby
  • FREE

Parent and child will sing, dance, and play along to classic favorites and some new fun songs! Ages 10-36 months. Registration required. 

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A Century Of Courage: Coasters And Votes

  • Mar. 30, 2020, 6:00-7:30pm
  • Queens Library - Hunters Point Branch
  • 47-40 Center Blvd, Long Island City
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Create coasters that celebrate the suffragists and the centennial of women's right to vote in America!

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STEM Mondays: Cardboard Switches

  • Mar. 30, 2020, 4:30-5:30pm
  • Queens Library - Poppenhusen Branch
  • 121-23 14 Ave., College Point
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Light up some LED bulbs and design some interesting circuitry using paper clips, LED lights, batteries, pins, and more!

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CANCELED Making Maple Syrup: The Challenge

  • Mar. 30, 2020, 6:30-7:30pm
  • Finkelstein Memorial Library
  • 24 Chestnut Street, Spring Valley
  • Young elementary
  • FREE

Join Master Gardeners for a virtual interactive maple sap to syrup journey, tasting different maple syrups, playing a Mable Syrup Bingo game, and p...

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CANCELED: Tile Design

  • Mar. 30, 2020, 1:00-5:00pm
  • Children's Museum of the Arts
  • 103 Charlton St., Soho
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • Free with museum admission ($13; free for children younger than 1)

This week we will learn how to make a tile design to decorate our gallery columns! Ceramic tiles are used in homes as a way to decorate rooms. Take a close look at Ann Toebbe’s artwork hanging on the walls and notice the patterns she uses in her houses. Then, gab some paper from the table and create your own design.

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ONLINE Virtual Storytime

  • Mar. 30, 2020, 2-2:30pm
  • Brooklyn Public Library
  • ,
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Join the library for virtual storytime with books, songs, and tips for your child to acquire early literacy, fine motor, and language dev...

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CANCELED DIY Egg Carton Bouquet

  • Mar. 31, 2020, 4:30-5:30pm
  • Mt. Kisco Public Library
  • 100 E. Main St., Mount Kisco
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Create a beautiful bouquet out of egg cartons.

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Girl Power For Kids! Book Discussion Of 'Dragon Warrior' By Katie Zha

  • Mar. 31, 2020, 4:00-5:00pm
  • Queens Library - Queensboro Hill Branch
  • 60-05 Main St., Flushing
  • Tween
  • FREE

Come and discuss this book about amily, friendship, and bravery!

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CANCELED Let's Get Crafty & Recycle!

  • Mar. 31, 2020, 6:30-7:30pm
  • Finkelstein Memorial Library
  • 24 Chestnut Street, Spring Valley
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Children will use recyclable materials to create arts and craft projects. Registration is required. Limited enrollment. Sign up 2 weeks before sess...

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Tournament Tuesdays

  • Mar. 31, 2020, 3-4:30pm
  • Riverhead Free Library
  • 330 Court St., Riverhead
  • Teen
  • FREE

Show up and bring your best game for this months Tournament Tuesdays. Prizes will be awarded to the top 3 players.

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Kids Movie: Spies in Disguise

  • Mar. 31, 2020, 6:30-8:30pm
  • Island Trees Public Library
  • 38 Farmedge Road, Island Trees
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Enjoy a movie on the big screen! Bring your own snacks and drinks. Registration required. 

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Song of the Redwood-Tree: The Music of Sunny Knable

  • Mar. 31, 2020, 7:30pm
  • Carnegie Hall
  • 881 Seventh Ave., Midtown
  • Tween, Teen, Adult
  • $20-40

MSR Classics presents a concert of music by award-winning composer Sunny Knable in celebration of his album "Song of the Redwood-Tree: Bassoon...

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ONLINE Baby/Toddler CPR and Safety

  • Mar. 31, 2020, 6-10pm
  • 92nd Street Y
  • 1395 Lexington Ave., Upper East Side
  • Adult
  • $85

Receive expert advice from the Parenting Center staff who, with 35 years of experience, have seen every conceivable problem or challenge that can a...

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ONLINE Drag Queen Story Hour with Miz Jade

  • Mar. 31, 2020, 11-11:45am
  • Brooklyn Public Library
  • ,
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Get ready for a virtual jam session that will get everyone up and dancing! Jam with Jamie are ready to jam out to traditional children's songs,...

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ONLINE Kids Create: Stop Motion Animation

  • Mar. 31, 2020, 3:30-4pm
  • Brooklyn Public Library
  • ,
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Learn how to make to simple animated short films in this virtual program!

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CANCELED: Emerson String Quartet: Beethoven and Bartok

  • Apr. 01, 2020, 7pm
  • Staller Center Main Stage
  • 100 Nicolls Road, Stony Brook
  • All Ages
  • $52

The Program Bartok Quartet No. 4 (1928) Bartok Quartet No. 6 (1939),  Beethoven Quartet in C Major, Op. 59, No. 3 "Razumovsky" (1806). Program subject to change.

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Middle School Visiting Morning

  • Apr. 01, 2020, 8am
  • The Waldorf School of Garden City
  • 225 Cambridge Ave, Garden City
  • Tween, Teen, Adult
  • FREE

Discover what a Main Lesson is and hear from teachers, administrators, and students, as well as tour the beautiful Long Island campus. Please reserve your spot today.

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April Fool's Day Craft

  • Apr. 01, 2020, 4pm
  • The Field Library
  • 4 Nelson Avenue, Peekskill
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Join The Field Library for a silly craft to celebrate April Fool's Day!

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Wee Craft

  • Apr. 01, 2020, 5-5:30pm
  • Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library, Main Library
  • 10 W. Ramapo Road, Garnerville
  • Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Make a fun craft designed to help young children develop their fine motor skills. Registration required. Ages 2-4. 

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New Jersey National College Fair

  • Apr. 01, 2020, 9am-12pm and 5:30-8:30pm
  • Meadowlands Exposition Center
  • 355 Plaza Drive, Secaucus
  • Teen, Adult
  • FREE

Students will interact with admission representatives from a wide range of postsecondary institutions. Register online. 

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DIY Yarn Monsters

  • Apr. 01, 2020, 4:30-5:30pm
  • Mount Kisco Public Library
  • 100 East Main Street, Mount KIsco
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Monsters don't have to be scary. These cute, fuzzy creatures won't be fooling anyone this April Fool's Day. All ages - under 5 with car...

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Butterfly Program

  • Apr. 01, 2020, 12:00-6:00pm
  • Arverne Playground
  • Arverne Blvd. bet. Beach 56 St. and Beach 54 St., Queens
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Witness five painted lady butterflies change from caterpillars to butterflies over the course of three weeks. Kids will be able to observe the metamorphosis during that time. After a few days of viewing the fully grown butterflies, we will release them into the wild.

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My First Census Party: Mother Goose Storytime

  • Apr. 01, 2020, 10:30-11:15am
  • Queens Library - Windsor Park Branch
  • 79-50 Bell Blvd., Bayside
  • Baby
  • FREE

Join us for a very special Mother Goose storytime, filled with our usual fun stories, songs, finger plays, making "shaky-egg" music, and more!

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Castles, Kingdoms & Wizards With Snapology Of Forest Hills

  • Apr. 01, 2020, 3:30-4:30pm
  • Queens Library - Rego Park Branch
  • 91-41 63rd Drive, Rego Park
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Have fun with dragons, crowns, knights, and swords. Create your own castle using LEGO® bricks and more. Preregistration required.

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Music And Play Hour!

  • Apr. 01, 2020, 10:30-11:30am
  • Queens Library - Hillcrest
  • 187-05 Union Turnpike, Flushing
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Enjoy songs, make music with baby instruments, and join for free play afterwards.

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Old Westbury Gardens Opens for 2020

  • Apr. 01, 2020, 10am-5pm
  • Old Westbury Gardens
  • 71 Old Westbury Road, Old Westbury
  • All Ages
  • $12; $10 seniors 62 and older and students with ID; $7 children 7-17; free for members and children 6 and younger

Winter is over and the Westbury House and the gardens open for the season. 

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Create a Cool Zine

  • Apr. 01, 2020, 5:30-6:30pm
  • Freeport Memorial Library
  • 144 West Merrick Road, Freeport
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Create a cool multi-page zine with markers, colorful tape, and pictures. For grades 3 to 4. Preregistration is necessary.

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Jumbo Cookie

  • Apr. 01, 2020, 6:30-7:45pm
  • Amityville Public Library
  • 19 John St., Amityville
  • Tween, Teen
  • FREE

Decorate an 8-inch cookie with buttercream frosting and other delicious embellishments. Registration required. 

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April Fool's Storytime

  • Apr. 01, 2020, 10:30-11:30am
  • Port Jefferson Free Library
  • 100 Thompson St., Port Jefferson
  • Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Join the library to share some silly stories and celebrate April Fool’s Day! Ages 3-5. Register online.

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East End Play Date: Eat Your Veggies!

  • Apr. 01, 2020, 1-2pm
  • Port Jefferson Free Library
  • 100 Thompson St., Port Jefferson
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Taste vegetables, learn about where vegetables come from, and even plant vegetables! Register online.

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Open House

  • Apr. 01, 2020, 9am-11am
  • Harbor Country Day School
  • 17 Three Sisters Rd, St. James
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Please join Harbor Country Day School at their Open House to experience all that they have to offer!

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ONLINE Virtual Storytime

  • Apr. 01, 2020, 11am
  • Brooklyn Public Library
  • ,
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Join the library for virtual storytime with books, songs, and tips for your child to acquire early literacy, fine motor, and language developm...

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Green Vale School Open House

  • Apr. 02, 2020, 9:30am
  • The Green Vale School
  • 250 Valentine's Lane, Old Brookville
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween, Adult
  • FREE

Learn all about The Green Vale School at their Open House. 

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Tales for Tails

  • Apr. 02, 2020, 6pm
  • The Field Library
  • 4 Nelson Avenue, Peekskill
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Children in 1st grade and up are invited to read to a specially trained dog. Sign-up required.

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Storytime with the Child Care Council of Westchester

  • Apr. 02, 2020, 11am
  • The Field Library
  • 4 Nelson Ave., Peekskill
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Stop by for tons of fun with interactive books and puppets!

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Sensory-Friendly Evening

  • Apr. 02, 2020, 5:30-8pm
  • Maritime Aquarium
  • 10 N. Water St., Norwalk
  • All Ages
  • $15; $13 for seniors 65 and older; $10 for children 3-12

Accommodations will be made to give guests with sensory-processing differences a fun, comfortable, and accepting experience.

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Free Yourself From Pain Workshop

  • Apr. 02, 2020, 5:30-6:30pm
  • Mount Kisco Public Library
  • 100 East Main Street, Mount KIsco
  • Adult
  • FREE

Reduce pain and tension with proven techniques. Learn ways to free yourself from pain with a simple range of motion and stretching techniques. Vict...

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Sunny Scientists

  • Apr. 02, 2020, 4:30-5:15pm
  • Mount Kisco Public Library
  • 100 East Main Street, Mount KIsco
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Children discovering scientific concepts through fun hands-on experiments! Brigitte Burgler, a science teacher and a mother will guide kids in expl...

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Library Jeopardy

  • Apr. 02, 2020, 2:45-3:45pm
  • Queens Library - North Hills Branch
  • 57-04 Marathon Pkwy., Little Neck
  • Tween
  • FREE

A friendly game of trivia competition for ages 8-12 as two teams battle for bragging rights and prizes.

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Movie Night

  • Apr. 02, 2020, 4:00-6:00pm
  • Queens Library - Woodhaven Branch
  • 85-41 Forest Parkway, Woodhaven
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Catch a screening of "Frozen 2" (2019, PG).

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Mad Maths

  • Apr. 02, 2020, 6:30pm
  • Lycée Français de New York
  • 505 East 75th Street, Upper East Side
  • Teen
  • $10; free for teens younger than 18

Two teachers will explain their theories around the number zero, infinity and the importance of the zebra in enumeration. Are you ready for a pop quizz? In French!

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Chinese Chi Energy & Meditation

  • Apr. 02, 2020, 4:00pm
  • Washington Heights Public Library
  • 1000 Saint Nicholas Ave., Washington Heights
  • Teen
  • FREE

Chinese Chi energy aligns breath, movement, and awareness for exercise, healing, and meditation.

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Storytelling thru Art Workshop

  • Apr. 02, 2020, 4:00pm
  • Mulberry Street Library
  • 10 Jersey St., Soho
  • Teen
  • FREE

Teens and tweens will prepare a selected story and performance under the guidance of storyteller-puppeteer Nicola McEldowney.

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Native Sounds Downtown Featuring DDAT

  • Apr. 02, 2020, 6:00-7:00pm
  • National Museum of the American Indian
  • 1 Bowling Green, Lower Manhattan
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Celebrate Jazz History Month with an exhilarating night of jazz featuring the band DDAT.

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Time for Kids: Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead

  • Apr. 02, 2020, 6:30-7:30pm
  • Merrick Library
  • 2279 Merrick Ave., Merrick
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

An interactive program for children ages 18 months-5 years and a caregiver to stimulate and engage thinking as they explore, play, and build together.

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Kindgergarten Book Club: Gardens

  • Apr. 02, 2020, 4-4:45pm
  • Merrick Library
  • 2279 Merrick Ave., Merrick
  • Young elementary
  • FREE

Children in Kindergarten can read a non-fiction or fiction book about gardening, gardens, or planting and come prepared to talk about their book. Registration required. 

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Teen Anime Club

  • Apr. 02, 2020, 7-8pm
  • Finkelstein Memorial Library
  • 24 Chestnut Street, Spring Valley
  • Teen
  • FREE

A New Club to celebrate your love of Anime and Manga! Watch and discuss your favorites while learning a new origami fold.

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ONLINE Autism Awareness Virtual Concert with Brady Rymer!

  • Apr. 02, 2020, 11am-12pm
  • Facebook Live
  • ,
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Brady and the Band have teamed up with Celebrate the Children School to host a Virtual Facebook LIVE Concert! Join Brady Rymer and the Little Band ...

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The BStreetBand- A Tribute to The Boss

  • Apr. 03, 2020, 8-10pm
  • Paramount Hudson Valley
  • 1008 Brown Street, Peekskill
  • All Ages
  • $20-$35

From the heart of the Jersey Shore, “Backstreets” was the first band in the world to do a unique tribute to a live performer. There are...

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Flashlight Egg Hunt

  • Apr. 03, 2020, 7pm
  • Zukor Park
  • 31 Zukor Road, New City
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Clarkstown residents are invited to bring a flashlight and hunt for eggs. Rain date 4/7. 

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Imagine Your Story: The Music, Bubble, And Comedy Show

  • Apr. 03, 2020, 10:30-11:30am
  • Queens Library - Cambria Heights Branch
  • 218-13 Linden Blvd., Cambria Heights
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Children will enjoy wonderful songs and tales based on classic fairy tales. This program is also crafted to be inclusive for all children including those on the autism spectrum.

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Misterios De La Máscara: Lucha Libre Mask Making

  • Apr. 03, 2020, 4:00-5:00pm
  • Queens Library - Cambria Heights Branch
  • 218-13 Linden Blvd., Cambria Heights
  • Teen
  • FREE

Learn about the history of Mexican wrestling through storytelling while creating your own unique máscaras (masks).

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Family Film: 'Spies In Disguise'

  • Apr. 03, 2020, 2:30-4:30pm
  • Queens Library - North Hills Branch
  • 57-04 Marathon Pkwy., Little Neck
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Join us for a family fun film adventure with "Spies in Disguise" (2019, PG).

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Little Scientists: Tech Exploration

  • Apr. 03, 2020, 10:30-11:30am
  • Brooklyn Public Library, Brighton Beach
  • 16 Brighton First Road at Brighton Beach Ave. , Sheepshead Bay
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Toddlers and preschoolers will hear stories using computer technology and play with interactive media “Mother Goose on the Loose”.

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CANCELED Grand Re-Opening 2020

  • Apr. 03, 2020, 3:30-7pm
  • Brooklyn Bridge Park Roller Skating
  • 150 Furman St- PIER 2, Downtown Brooklyn
  • All Ages
  • Free admission; $7 skate and rollerblade rental

In honor of the grand re-opening everyone will get free admission!

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Third Annual Sean McCarthy Poetry Slam

  • Apr. 03, 2020, 7-8:30pm
  • Tappan Free Library
  • 93 Main St., Tappan
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Share your poetry or just check out the local talent. 

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Cooking Together

  • Apr. 03, 2020, 11am-12pm
  • Albert Wisner Public Library
  • 28 Railroad Ave., Warwick
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Adult
  • FREE

Adults and preschooler will hear stories and prepare some food to share together. Ages 3-5. Registration required. 

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Seedballs: The Soil Nutrient Cycle and Native Plants

  • Apr. 03, 2020, 3:30pm
  • New York Public Library - Seward Park Branch
  • 192 East Broadway, Lower East Side
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Students will be able to make their own native wildflower seed balls by combining seeds, clay, and locally produced compost into small balls perfect for tossing anywhere that needs an extra burst of flowers! All materials are provided.

 

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Windy Day

  • Apr. 03, 2020, 10:30-11:30am
  • Glen Cove Library
  • 4 Glen Cove Ave., Glen Cove
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Use paints and collage to explore the world around us. Dress for mess. Ages 2-5. Register online. 

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LIT - Cupcake Wars: April Fools Edition

  • Apr. 03, 2020, 7-8:30pm
  • Merrick Library
  • 2279 Merrick Ave., Merrick
  • Teen
  • FREE

Become a certified babysitter with the help of registered nurses Joann Tanck and Georgette Basso. Certificates will be awarded to all participants....

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Books & Babies

  • Apr. 03, 2020, 10:30-11:15am
  • Middle Country Public Library
  • 101 Eastwood Blvd., Centereach
  • Baby, Tween
  • FREE

Join the library for some books, songs, and rhymes followed by open play! Birth-15 months. Registration required. 

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Wee Read & Play

  • Apr. 03, 2020, 11:30am-12:15pm
  • Middle Country Public Library
  • 101 Eastwood Blvd., Centereach
  • Baby
  • FREE

Join the library for some books, songs, and rhymes followed by open play! Ages 16 months-2 years. Registration required. 

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Let's Get Together

  • Apr. 03, 2020, 6:30-7:30pm
  • Middle Country Public Library
  • 101 Eastwood Blvd., Centereach
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Children of all abilities are invited to develop friendships and social skills through language, art, and physical activities. Grades K - 5th. Registration required. 

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ONLINE JOANIE LEEDS PRESENTS: ALL THE LADIES ONLINE MUSIC FESTIVAL

  • Apr. 03, 2020, 12:30-4pm
  • Facebook Live
  • ,
  • All Ages
  • FREE

This online concert will be celebrating female empowerment, gender equality and lifting each other up during this uncertain time. Let's get tog...

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ONLINE Now That You're a Grandparent … Navigating Your Relationship with Your Adult Children

  • Apr. 03, 2020, 10:30am-12pm
  • 92nd Street Y
  • 1395 Lexington Ave., Upper East Side
  • Adult
  • $45 per couple

Receive expert advice from the Parenting Center staff who, with 35 years of experience, have seen every conceivable problem or challenge that can a...

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ONLINE Youth and Family: Kwame Alexander and Randy Preston Performance

  • Apr. 03, 2020, 10-11am
  • Brooklyn Public Library
  • ,
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Learn how to make to simple animated short films in this virtual program!

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CANCELED: Stony Brook Symphony Orchestra

  • Apr. 04, 2020, 8pm
  • Staller Center Main Stage
  • 100 Nicolls Road, Stony Brook
  • All Ages
  • $20; $10 seniors and students

See this student-led conductorless concert.

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Sing 'n Schmooze on Shabbat!

  • Apr. 04, 2020, 4pm
  • Bay Ridge Jewish Center
  • Fourth Avenue & 81 Street, Bay Ridge
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Singing, games, refreshments, schmooze time for parents. Led by the amazing Tkiya Music!

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JB Smoove

  • Apr. 04, 2020, 8-10pm
  • Paramount Hudson Valley Theater
  • 1008 Brown St, Peekskill
  • Adult
  • $49.50-$69.50

He’s back! JB Smoove is a multi-talented writer, comedian, and actor. He can currently be seen in the beloved role of “Leon” in t...

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Las Cafeteras

  • Apr. 04, 2020, 11:00am
  • David Rubenstein Atrium
  • Broadway between 62nd & 63rd Street, Upper West Side
  • Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Las Cafeteras seamlessly fuse traditional Afro-Mexican music from Veracruz, modern rhythms, and lyrically rich storytelling to create a fresh Urban Folk sound from the streets of East Los Angeles.

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The Rinx Preschool Open House

  • Apr. 04, 2020, 10am-2pm
  • The Rinx Preschool Academy
  • 660 Terry Road, Hauppauge
  • Pre-school & younger, Adult
  • FREE

Join The Rinx Preschool Academy at their next Open House!

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Gender Joy Support Group: For Parents of Gender Creative Children (Pre-K to 12 Years Old)

  • Apr. 04, 2020, 11am-12:30pm
  • Rockland County Pride Center
  • 28 S. Franklin Street, Nyack
  • Adult
  • FREE

This is a supportive space for parents and care-givers of gender-creative/gender-expansive kids from preschool to age 12 yrs old. Unfortunately, th...

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BRIC Family Programming- House Party: One World, One Earth

  • Apr. 04, 2020, 12-5pm
  • BRIC House
  • 647 Fulton Street, Fort Greene
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Teen
  • FREE with RSVP

Celebrate Earth Day and discover creative traditions from various cultures, enjoy exciting performances, and more. 

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Earth Living Skills for Families: Water Collection and Processing

  • Apr. 04, 2020, 2-4:30pm
  • Threefold Educational Center
  • 285 Hungry Hollow Rd., Chestnut Ridge
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult
  • $25

Connect with each other as well as with the earth, as you cover the foundations of earth living skills in a fun, family-oriented way.

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Hofstra Summer Camps Open House

  • Apr. 04, 2020, 12-2pm
  • Hofstra Physical Education Center
  • 230 Hofstra University, Hempstead
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween, Teen
  • FREE

Kids can enjoy inflatable rides, face painting, and games while parents learn about all of Hofstra Summer Camps amazing programs.

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Family Fun: Broadway Jazz – Adaptive Dance

  • Apr. 04, 2020, 4:30pm
  • Mark Morris Dance Center
  • 3 Lafayette Ave, Brooklyn
  • All Ages
  • $40 per family of 4-6; $30 per family of 2-3

Explore classic songs and dance moves from the Broadway stage. This class is specifically designed to support sensory, communication, movement, and learning needs.

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Summer Arts & Play Program Open House

  • Apr. 04, 2020, 10am
  • Blue Rock School
  • 110 Demarest Mill Rd., West Nyack
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween, Adult
  • FREE

Take a tour of the 5-acre wooded property, and learn more about this joyful and imaginative place where children ages 4 to 10 explore. 

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MOCACREATE: Celebrate Qing Ming & Welcome Spring!

  • Apr. 04, 2020, 2:00-5:00pm
  • Museum of Chinese in America
  • 215 Centre Street, Chinatown
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult, All Ages
  • Free with museum admission ($12; $8 for children, students, and seniors)

In April, Qing Ming is a day for remembering and honoring ancestors. Mold clay people, tea eggs, drum sticks, oranges, almond cookies, and more to create your very own Qing Ming picnic scene.

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Hidden Pond Day Camp Open House

  • Apr. 04, 2020, 10am-2pm
  • Hidden Pond Day Camp
  • 660 Terry Road, Hauppauge
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Campers enjoy multiple athletic activities, creative and performing arts activities, swimming, ice skating, and more.

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Great Playdate

  • Apr. 04, 2020, 11am-3pm
  • Mastics-Moriches-Shirley Community Library
  • 407 William Floyd Parkway, Shirley
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

The Great Playdate is a day for the youngest patrons and their caregivers to talk, read, sing, and play at the library.

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Chess Nuts Unite

  • Apr. 04, 2020, 2:30-4pm
  • Baldwin Public Library
  • 2385 Grand Avenue, Baldwin
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen
  • FREE

Visit the library for a game of chess. There will be plenty of snacks for everyone. Grades 3-12. Registration is ongoing.

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Smithsonian Magazine’s Museum Day

  • Apr. 04, 2020, 12-4pm
  • The Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum
  • 295 West Avenue, Norwalk
  • All Ages
  • FREE Free with Smithsonian Museum Day Pass

The Museum’s Conservatory will be on view and docents will share newly uncovered information about the museum. 

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POSTPONED: Artopia: Free Family Arts Festival

  • Apr. 04, 2020, 11:00am-2:00pm
  • The Anderson School - PS 334
  • 100 West 77th Street, New York
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE 0

Artopia offers interactive, authentic arts programming for families at no cost. Past projects include leaf stamping, spoon maracas, homemade board games, and painting name-based hieroglyphics.

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Open House and Circus Show

  • Apr. 04, 2020, 10am-2pm
  • Harvey Cavalier Camp
  • 260 Jay St, Katonah
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Treat the kids to a fabulous Westchester Circus Arts performance at a special open house event.

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Annual Easter Egg Hunt

  • Apr. 04, 2020, 10am-1pm
  • Bartow-Pell Mansion
  • 895 Shore Road, Pelham Bay Park, Bronx
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • $16; $12 members

Hunt for eggs, enjoy arts and crafts, and have photos taken with the Easter Bunny. Ages 2-12. Please bring your own basket. Purchase tickets online.

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The 2020 Hoboken Grace Easter Egg Hunt

  • Apr. 04, 2020, 10-11:30am OR 1:30-3pm
  • Mama Johnson Field
  • 4th and Jackson St., Hoboken
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Join Hoboken Grace for Hudson County’s largest Easter Egg Hunt, pictures with the Easter Bunny, face painting, crafts, and carnival games. Register online. 

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Collaging Our Everyday: Multimedia Art Workshop

  • Apr. 04, 2020, 1:30pm
  • Hudson River Museum
  • 511 Warburton Ave., Yonkers
  • All Ages
  • Free with admission: $8; $5 seniors 62 and older, students, veterans; $4 ages 3-18; free for members and children younger than 3

Create a mixed-media collage about your daily experiences.

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Easter Egg Hunt

  • Apr. 04, 2020, 2pm
  • Demarest Nature Center
  • 90 Park St., Demarest
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Enjoy an Easter Egg hunt with a larger-than-life Easter Bunny, plus get a picture of your dog with the Easter Bunny and dog walk! For toddlers through fourth graders (and dogs). 

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Geocaching and Orienteering

  • Apr. 04, 2020, 10-11am
  • Connecticut Audubon Society at the Roger Tory Peterson Estuary Center
  • 90 Halls Road, Old Lyme
  • All Ages
  • $10; $5 members; free for children 6 and younger

Join a teacher-naturalist from the RTPEC to search for treasure and learn compass orienteering! Register online. 

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Passover Crafts

  • Apr. 04, 2020, 1-3pm
  • Andersons Larchmont
  • 96 Chatsworth Ave., Larchmont
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Have fun making some Passover plagues! Crafts available while they last - on a first come, first serve basis. 

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Exploring Art Through Artists: Leigh Taylor Mickelson

  • Apr. 04, 2020, 11am-12:30pm and 1-2:30pm
  • Westchester Children's Museum
  • 100 Playland Parkway, Rye
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • $7.50; $6.50 seniors; free for members, children younger than 1, and active duty military personnel and their families within the same household

Learn how to make beautiful creations out of clay!

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Art+Nature+You: Spring Workshop for Teens

  • Apr. 04, 2020, 1-4pm
  • Storm King Art Center
  • Old Pleasant Hill Road, Mountainville
  • Teen
  • FREE

Teens try out a variety of drawing and collage materials and create their own mini field notebook. Refreshments served! RSVP is required. 

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Spring Dance Fest

  • Apr. 04, 2020, 1-3pm
  • Street Community Center
  • 31 Zukor Road, New City
  • All Ages
  • $5

Clarkstown residents are invited to enjoy dancing, social, fun, and a performance from the Fred Astaire Dance Studio - Bardonia.

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Tappan Community Cleanup

  • Apr. 04, 2020, 8:30am-5pm
  • Tappan Fire Department
  • 123 Washington Street, Tappan
  • All Ages
  • FREE

A great way to help the community and environment!

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Hopping with the Bunny

  • Apr. 04, 2020, 5:30-7pm
  • FunFuzion
  • 29 LeCount Place, New Rochelle
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen
  • FREE

Visit with the Bunny, play games, and enjoy crafts, snacks, and prizes. Register online.

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Crossroads Easter Eggstravaganza

  • Apr. 04, 2020, 2-4pm
  • Owl's Head Park
  • 68th Street and Colonial Road , Brooklyn
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Enjoy games, face painting, and meet the Easter Bunny at this event for children age 12 and younger. Pre-register for this event online. 

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Annual Shearing of the Heather Celebration

  • Apr. 04, 2020, 10:30am-12pm
  • Fort Tryon Park
  • 741 Ft. Washington Ave., Fort Washington
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Join the Fort Tryon Tryon Park Trust and celebrate the park’s 85th Anniversary! The three-acre Heather Garden is the site of an annual rite of spring – the Shearing of the Heather by members of the Northeast Heather Society and Heather Garden staff.

Bring your musical instruments and join in a community parade through the Heather Garden led by NYPD bagpipers. Learn why Fort Tryon Park has the largest heath and heather collection in the northeast, and how to propagate your own heathers with clippings from the shearing. Make flower-themed crafts and get your face painted while enjoying the garden’s spring beauty and panoramic views of the Hudson River and Palisades!

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Origami

  • Apr. 04, 2020, 1-3pm
  • Mount Kisco Public Library
  • 100 East Main Street, Mount KIsco
  • Adult
  • FREE

Join Westchester Origami Workers, a regional group of Origami, USA to share models and techniques. Free and open to all adults. No registration nec...

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Open Art Studio

  • Apr. 04, 2020, 11am-1pm
  • Mount Kisco Public Library
  • 100 East Main Street, Mount KIsco
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen
  • FREE

All supplies provided to create your own art work! Ages 4 & up with parent/caregiver. 

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Easter Festival

  • Apr. 04, 2020, 11:00am-3:00pm
  • Juniper Valley Park
  • 80th Street and Juniper Boulevard, Middle Village
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Join NYC Parks and Council Member Robert Holden for an afternoon of crafts, games, inflatables, cotton candy, popcorn, music, a nature educator, and an egg hunt.

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LIVING LAB: IT'S BABY SEASON!

  • Apr. 04, 2020, 11:00am-12:30pm
  • Alley Pond Environmental Center
  • 224-65 76th Ave., Oakland Gardens
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • $21

Learn how animals prepare for the birth of their babies and care for them until they are independent. Each session will include experiments with the help of live animals or plants. Registration required. 

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Breakfast with the Easter Bunny

  • Apr. 04, 2020, 8:00am-10:00am
  • Queens Center Mall
  • 90-15 Queens Blvd, Elmhurst
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Breakfast with the Bunny will include a free meal for kids (compliments of Applebee’s), music, dance, prizes, and contests with DJ Omar.  There will be an arts and craft project and special surprises.

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Hands on History: Victorian 'Hair' Jewelry

  • Apr. 04, 2020, 1:00-4:00pm
  • King Manor Museum
  • 150-03 Jamaica Ave., Jamaica
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Find out why 19th century people made jewelry out of hair and make your own (using combed out yarn) to take home.

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KUPFERBERG PRESENTS: NEW SHANGHAI CIRCUS

  • Apr. 04, 2020, 3:00pm
  • Kupferberg Center for the Arts
  • 153-49 Reeves Ave., Flushing
  • All Ages
  • $20-30

The New Shanghai Circus combines award-winning acrobatics, spectacular costumes, ancient and contemporary music, and theatrical wonder to present an unforgettable show of breathtaking skill and beauty, representing the best of a time honored tradition that began more than twenty-five centuries ago.

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Opening Day Parade + Ceremony

  • Apr. 04, 2020, 10-11:30am
  • Prospect Park- Bandshell
  • 141 Prospect Park West, Brooklyn
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Over 1,000 youth league players will parade down 7th Avenue in Park Slope, led by local marching bands and civic leaders, to the Prospect Park Bandshell, where ceremonial first pitches will be thrown to start the season.

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Spellbound Theatre: Up & Down Again

  • Apr. 04, 2020, 10am and 11:30am
  • Old Stone House in J.J. Byrne Playground
  • 336 3rd Street, Park Slope
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • $22

This one-of-a-kind performance features digging, lifting, rolling, stacking, measuring, and bulldozing…all the things that 2- to 5-year-olds love best!

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BRUNCH WITH THE EASTER BUNNY

  • Apr. 04, 2020, 9-11am and 12-2pm
  • Aviator Sports and Events Center
  • Floyd Bennett Field, 3159 Flatbush Ave., Marine Park
  • All Ages
  • $34; $32 ages 3-12; free for children 2 and younger

Enjoy a big brunch buffet, a photo with the Easter Bunny, mini cupcake decorating, crafts, and a candy bag for kids.

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EASTER BUNNY HOP

  • Apr. 04, 2020, 12-3pm
  • Industry City
  • 274 36th St, Sunset Park
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Join in on April festivities for the whole family with IC’s 3rd Easter Bunny Hop.

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OPENING DAY

  • Apr. 04, 2020, 11am-7pm
  • Luna Park
  • 1000 Surf Ave., Coney Island
  • All Ages
  • $69; $65 in advance; $42 under 48 inches; $40 in advance under 48 inches

Celebrate Opening Day of Luna Park and get ready to have the best season of thrilling rides and full day of non-stop entertainment!

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FAMILY ART WORKSHOP: BIRD FEEDERS

  • Apr. 04, 2020, 1-3pm
  • Staten Island Museum
  • 1000 Richmond Terrace, Building A, Staten Island
  • All Ages
  • $8; $5 students and seniors; $2 children 2-12; free for members

Using various art materials, you will create a beautiful and unique feeder to attract and nourish a variety of birds.

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Eggstravagant Fest with the Bunny

  • Apr. 04, 2020, 9:30am and 1pm
  • Staten Island Zoo
  • 614 Broadway, Staten Island
  • All Ages
  • $30; $25 members; $20 ages 3-15; $15 members ages 3-15

Your ticket includes hot breakfast or lunch buffet, animal encounters, egg hunt, carousel ride, a picture with the Bunny, and a gift for each child from the Bunny. 

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Movie Screening: 'The Public'

  • Apr. 04, 2020, 2:30-4:30pm
  • Bayside Library
  • 214-20 Northern Blvd., Bayside
  • Teen, Adult
  • FREE

A Cincinnati librarian helps a group of homeless people take refuge at the free public library in order to survive a brutal winter night in "The Public" (2018, PG-13).

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Spartan Kids Race

  • Apr. 04, 2020, Races begin 8:00am
  • Citi Field
  • 120-01 Roosevelt Ave, Corona
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • $25.99-30.99

The race offers two distances for the little Spartans in your life, with obstacles in them just like the grown up versions.

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READ with Flash Gordon

  • Apr. 04, 2020, 12:30-1:30pm
  • Brooklyn Public Library, Brooklyn Heights
  • 109 Remsen St., Brooklyn Heights
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Flash Gordon loves to listen to kids read. Sign up for a 15-minute slot on the day of the program at the customer service desk.

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Read with a Therapy Dog

  • Apr. 04, 2020, 3:30-4:30pm
  • Brooklyn Public Library — Central Library
  • 10 Grand Army Plaza, Prospect Heights
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

This program helps improve children’s reading, communication, and social skills.

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Animal Embassy

  • Apr. 04, 2020, 1:30-2:30pm
  • Albert Wisner Public Library
  • 28 Railroad Ave., Warwick
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Explore rainforests and meet animals from there. Ages 4-10. Registration required. 

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'True Justice' Film Screening

  • Apr. 04, 2020, 2:30pm
  • Queens Historical Society
  • 14335 37TH AVE, FLUSHING
  • Teen, Adult
  • FREE

QHS is happy to showcase the HBO film True Justice


-From HBO

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CANCELED Egg Scramble at Adventureland

  • Apr. 04, 2020, 11am-5pm
  • Adventureland
  • 2245 Broadhollow Road, Farmingdale
  • All Ages
  • Egg Scramble is free to participate in. Rides will be open at regular price of $34.99

Vendors will be set up throughout the park handing out free spring surprises!

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Portledge School Admissions Spring Open House

  • Apr. 04, 2020, 12-1:30pm
  • Portledge School
  • 355 Duck Pond Road, Locust Valley
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Simon Owen-Williams, Head of School, as well as division heads will be on hand to share their perspective on the Portledge experience.

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April Fool's Hike

  • Apr. 04, 2020, 11am
  • Sagamore Hill NHS
  • 20 Sagamore Hill RD, Oyster Bay
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Enjoy some light-hearted tricks and puns on an irreverent tour of the nature trail at Sagamore Hill.

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SKYSCRAPER JENGA

  • Apr. 04, 2020, 10:30-11:45am
  • Skyscraper Museum
  • 39 Battery Place, Battery Park City
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen
  • $5 per child

Young builders will work in teams with educators and parents to build a stable tower, then take turns removing blocks one by one until the building comes crashing down. RSVP required.

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Stroller Strides Spring Opening

  • Apr. 04, 2020, 9:30am
  • Michael J. Tully Park
  • 1801 Evergreen Ave., New Hyde Park
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Adult
  • FREE

Bring the babies, bring a friend, and get some fresh air and a great workout!

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Easter Egg Hunt

  • Apr. 04, 2020, 10am, 3 years and younger; 10:30am, 4 years old; 11am, 5 years old; 11:30am, 6 years old; 12pm, 7 years old; 12:30pm, 8 and 9 year olds
  • Recreation Fields
  • Magnolia Boulevard and the Bay, Long Beach
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Children, bring your baskes and hunt for eggs. Prizes will be awarded for each age group. 

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Easter Parade

  • Apr. 04, 2020, 12pm
  • Bellmore Village
  • Assembly in front of Bellmore Movies & Show Place, Bellmore
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Children up to 12 years old participating in the parade will receive filled Easter eggs provided by the Chamber.

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Spring EGGstravaganza

  • Apr. 04, 2020, 6:15pm; 7pm; 7:45pm
  • Long Island Children's Museum
  • 11 Davis Avenue, Garden City
  • All Ages
  • $12; $10 members

Hop on over to LICM for a special night at the Museum to celebrate the arrival of spring. Create spring-themed crafts, enjoy games, play classic egg relay races, decorate your own sweet treat, and snap photos of giant hidden eggs for an egg-cellent surprise!

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Family Films: Sticky Situations

  • Apr. 04, 2020, 2:00pm
  • The Museum of Modern Art
  • 11 W. 53rd St., Midtown
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult
  • FREE

Enjoy new and classic family-friendly short films, engaging discussions, and suggestions for follow-up activities in the Museum’s galleries.

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Easter Eggstravaganza Children's Workshop

  • Apr. 04, 2020, 10:00am-12:00pm
  • Cathedral of Saint John the Divine
  • 1047 Amsterdam Ave., Upper West Side
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • $10

Create colorful patterns on eggs with tissue paper, glitter, glue, and paint, and build a nest for decorated eggs with twigs, feathers, and clay. Please bring two hard-boiled eggs per child.

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Storybook Stroll: 'The Secret Garden' by Frances Hodgson Burnett and Calista Brill

  • Apr. 04, 2020, 10:30-11:30am
  • Old Westbury Gardens
  • 71 Old Westbury Road, Old Westbury
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • $12; $10 seniors 62 and older and students with ID; $7 children 7-17; free for members and children 6 and younger

Travel the Gardens and hear this classic tale unravel and create a take home craft all your own. 

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The Boy Who Grew Flowers

  • Apr. 04, 2020, 11:00am
  • BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center
  • 199 Chambers St., Tribeca
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • $30

Incorporating shadow puppetry, original music, and movement into the play, The Boy Who Grew Flowers is a thoughtful story that lends itself to themes of diversity, creating empathy, and celebrating individualism. A Treehouse Shakers Production.

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Annual Egg Hunt

  • Apr. 04, 2020, 10:00-10:30am
  • New York City Fire Museum
  • 278 Spring St., Soho
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • $20

Children will be given bags to carry the hidden treasures they find during their hunt. Tickets must be purchased in advance via Eventbrite.

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Storytime and Activities Featuring Little Joe Chickapig

  • Apr. 04, 2020, 11am
  • Barnes and Noble - Country Glen Center
  • 91 Old Country Road, Carle Place
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Join Barnes and Noble to read Brian Calhoun's delightful farm tale, with fun activities afterward!

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Meet the Scientist: Alex Moore

  • Apr. 04, 2020, 2:15pm; 3:00pm, and 3:45pm
  • The American Museum of Natural History
  • 200 Central Park W., Upper West Side
  • Tween, Teen, Adult
  • free with museum admission ($23; $13 children ages 2-12; free for children younger than 2)

Join Alex Moore as she describes her research that challenges the traditional understanding of how wetlands are maintained and provides insight on new directions in conservation and restoration practices.

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Design Discovery: Tree House Design

  • Apr. 04, 2020, 10:00am-3:00pm
  • The Center for Architecture
  • 536 La Guardia Place, Greenwich Village
  • Teen
  • $60

Learn how the experts design treehouses that don’t harm the tree, and design and build your own one-of-a-kind tree house model.

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Easter Egg Hunt and Bunny Fun

  • Apr. 04, 2020, 9:30am-2:00pm
  • Sakura Park
  • Riverside Drive, Claremont Avenue to West 122 Street, Morningside Heights
  • All Ages
  • $25 per child; $15 for crawlers younger than 1

Head to the park for egg hunting fun and a chance to meet the Easter bunny! Register to guarantee your space.

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Dungeons and Dragons

  • Apr. 04, 2020, 12-4pm
  • Freeport Memorial Library
  • 144 West Merrick Road, Freeport
  • Teen
  • FREE

Learn how to play Dungeons and Dragons.

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PIPES & DRUMS ON THE FOUNTAIN TERRACE

  • Apr. 04, 2020, 12:30pm
  • Bryant Park
  • 40th Street between Fifth and Sixth avenues, Midtown
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Hear the sound of some leading Pipe Bands as they prepare for the 22nd Annual New York Tartan Day Parade.

 

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THE NEW YORK CITY TARTAN DAY PARADE

  • Apr. 04, 2020, 2:00-4:00pm
  • Tartan Day Parade
  • 44th St and 6th Ave, Midtown
  • All Ages
  • FREE

The community will come together to celebrate Scottish heritage!

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Special Needs: Music for All

  • Apr. 04, 2020, 1:30-2:15pm
  • Merrick Library
  • 2279 Merrick Ave., Merrick
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Children with developmental delays and Autism will enjoy musical activities that promote language and social interaction. Registration required. 

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Ukrainian Egg Decorating

  • Apr. 04, 2020, 10am-12pm and 1:30-3:30pm
  • Suffolk County Farm and Education Center
  • 350 Yaphank Ave., Yaphank
  • Teen, Adult
  • $25

Learn how to make Ukrainian-styled eggs by using permanent dyes and beeswax. Ages 14 and older. Register online.

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Easter Bunny Breakfast

  • Apr. 04, 2020, 8:30-10am
  • Smith Haven Mall
  • 313 Smith Haven Mall, Lake Grove
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Join the Smith Haven Mall for their Easter Bunny Breakfast with a free goodie bag, crafts and entertainment. Registration required.

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EASTER EGG HOPPENING

  • Apr. 04, 2020, 9-10am; 10-11am; 11am-12pm
  • Heritage Trust
  • 633 Mt. Sinai Coram Road, Mt. Sinai
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • $10

This event includes an egg hunt, visit with the Easter Bunny, and a light morning snack. Registration required. 

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Museum Stories Family Reading Club

  • Apr. 04, 2020, 11am-12pm
  • Long Island Museum
  • 1200 Route 25A, Stony Brook
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • $15 per family of up to 4 people

Read "The Secret School" (grades 3-5) with your family and join educators in a themed exploration of galleries and the LIM grounds. Pre-registration and payment are required.

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Portledge School Admissions Spring Open House

  • Apr. 04, 2020, 12-1:30pm
  • Portledge School
  • 355 Duck Pond Road, Locust Valley
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Head of School Simon Owen-Williams will be on hand as well as division directors to share their perspective on the Portledge experience.

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Bunny Fest at Eagle's Nest

  • Apr. 04, 2020, 9am; 10am; 11am
  • Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum
  • 180 Little Neck Road, Centerport
  • All Ages
  • $25; $20 members

Enjoy a petting zoo, egg hunt, photo opportunities with the Easter Bunny, face painting, bubbles galore, a Planetarium show, and more.

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Thirtieth Season Opening

  • Apr. 04, 2020, 10am-4pm
  • Railroad Museum of Long Island
  • 416 Griffing Avenue, Riverhead
  • All Ages
  • $6-$12

Be there for the opening of the 2020 season of the Railroad Museum of Long Island.

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Spring Fest 2020

  • Apr. 04, 2020, 11am-3pm
  • The Common Ground at Rotary Park
  • 46 Gillette Avenue, Sayville
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Bring a basket for the Easter Egg Hunt, enter the bonnet contest, and more. 

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Mad Hatter Egg Hunt

  • Apr. 04, 2020, 10am-12pm and 1-3pm
  • Children's Museum of the East End
  • 376 Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike, Bridgehampton
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • $14; free for members

Kids will design and decorate their own hats and search for “eco” eggs containing treats and other goodies. Registration required. 

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Innovation Celebration

  • Apr. 04, 2020, 11am-1pm
  • Middle Country Public Library
  • 101 Eastwood Blvd., Centereach
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Play, create, and tinker! Get a preview of activities coming up in the upcoming makerspace.

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Recycled Micro Health Garden

  • Apr. 04, 2020, 2-3pm
  • Middle Country Public Library
  • 101 Eastwood Blvd., Centereach
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Create a mini herb garden using recycled materials. Grades 3rd - 5th. Registration required.       

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Down to Earth Living Hosts Bonsai Show and Grand Opening BBQ

  • Apr. 04, 2020, 9am-5pm
  • Down To Earth Living
  • 1040 NY-45, Pomona
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Join Down To Earth Living for their 1st Annual Bonsai Shack Bonsai Show, Grand Re-Opening and BBQ. The Bonsai Shack show is open to all Bonsai...

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Portledge School Admissions Spring Open House

  • Apr. 04, 2020, 12-1:30pm
  • Portledge School
  • 355 Duck Pond Road, Locust Valley
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Simon Owen-Williams, Head of School, as well as division heads will be on hand to share their perspective on the Portledge experience.

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Inspector Pulse and the Case of the Mozart Cookie Mystery

  • Apr. 05, 2020, 2:00pm
  • Alice Tully Hall
  • 1941 Broadway, Upper West Side
  • Young elementary
  • $10-$30

A group of musicians is trying to understand Mozart's G minor Piano Quartet and they call on the greatest and only private ear in the world, Inspector Pulse, to explain the music.

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TORONTO ROCK @ NEW YORK RIPTIDE

  • Apr. 05, 2020, 7:30pm
  • NYCB Live
  • 1255 Hempstead Turnpike, Uniondale
  • All Ages
  • $15-$65.50

Box Lacrosse is back on Long Island!

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POSTPONED: Tanglewood Marionettes: Cinderella

  • Apr. 05, 2020, 3pm
  • Palace Theatre
  • 61 Atlantic St., Stamford
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • $12.50

All your favorite characters are here and each marionette is manipulated with precision and grace by the talented puppeteers.

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Summer Art Camp Open House

  • Apr. 05, 2020, 1-4pm
  • Rockland Center for the Arts
  • 27 South Greenbush Rd., West Nyack
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Join Rockland Center for the Arts for their Camp Open House to meet the Camp Director, Staff, and enjoy a free art workshop for the entire family.

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SOUNDS OF A NEW GENERATION

  • Apr. 05, 2020, 8:30pm
  • Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage, Carnegie Hall
  • 881 7th Ave. at 57th St., New York
  • All Ages
  • $20-$100

DCINY welcomes back composer-conductor Greg Gilpin with a program comprised of original works for youth singers.

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Sakura Hanami (Cherry Blossom Viewing)

  • Apr. 05, 2020, 1:00-2:00pm
  • Japan Society
  • 333 E 47th St, Midtown
  • Pre-school & younger
  • $12; $8 members

Experience the beauty of cherry blossoms with a playtime picnic and creative sakura crafts!

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Japanese Folk Dancing

  • Apr. 05, 2020, 2:30-4:00pm
  • Japan Society
  • 333 E 47th St, Midtown
  • Young elementary
  • $15; $8 members

At this workshop, families will have the unique opportunity to embrace a joyful Japanese tradition! Learn, create, and dance with the Hanagasa Kai group from the Japanese Folk Dance Institute of New York.

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