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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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POST-PAUSE Bach to Rock Re-Opening

  • Jul. 06, 2020, 11:30am
  • Bach to Rock Nanuet
  • 150 East Route 59, Nanuet
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Starting July 6th, Bach to Rock will officially be open for in-person lessons, classes, and camps.

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ONLINE Maker Mondays

  • Jul. 06, 2020, 2-2:30pm
  • Nutley Free Public Library
  • ,
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Check out the Nutley Public Library Facebook page and Youth Services website each Monday for a fun maker activity you can do at home! For...

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ONLINE BCAP at Home with the Brooklyn Navy Yard

  • Jul. 06, 2020, 10-10:30am
  • Brooklyn Public Library
  • ,
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Join the library from the Brooklyn Navy Yard and explore the different types of boats and ships built at the Yard over the past 200 years...

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ONLINE Jack & Friends: Stomp, Clap, & Sing with Suzi Shelton

  • Jul. 06, 2020, 4-4:30pm
  • Brooklyn Public Library
  • ,
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Join local family performer Suzi Shelton for a series of fun-filled musical performances. Geared for families with children ages 0-5 yrs but everyo...

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ONLINE Musical Mornings: Violin & The Great Composer Mozart

  • Jul. 06, 2020, 9:30-9:45am
  • Westchester Children's Museum
  • 100 Playland Parkway, Rye
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Join WCM on Facebook Live with Andrew Knebel every Monday morning at 9:30am to learn all about the violin! This week, learn about the Great Co...

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ONLINE Nighttime Landscaping Painting

  • Jul. 07, 2020, 12:30pm
  • Westhampton Free Library
  • 7 Library Ave., Westhampton Beach
  • Tween
  • Free with Westhampton Free Library Card

Follow a step-by step video on how to paint a tranquil nighttime scene. Zoom link will be provided upon registration and project supplies can be co...

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ONLINE TEAM TRIVIA NIGHT

  • Jul. 07, 2020, 7pm
  • Larchmont Public Library
  • ,
  • Teen
  • FREE

Celebrate the release of Hunger Games prequel, The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes, with a trivia night. Test your knowledge. First prize is a new c...

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ONLINE Book Launch: Alex Richards presents Accidental In conversation with Phil Stamper

  • Jul. 07, 2020, 7:30pm
  • Greenlight Bookstore
  • 686 Fulton St. , Fort Greene
  • Teen
  • FREE

Greenlight neighbor Alex Richards launches her debut YA novel, Accidental, a timely, emotionally-resonant story about a teen girl dealing with the ...

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ONLINE Jack & Friends: Toddler Yoga with Kelly Brennan

  • Jul. 07, 2020, 11-11:30am
  • Brooklyn Public Library
  • ,
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Join Kelly Brennan for a fun yoga practice! Toddlers will explore yoga poses and breathing in a playful way through adventures, stories, and songs....

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ONLINE Kids Club Online: Crunchy Spring Slime and Emoji Jar

  • Jul. 07, 2020, 4pm
  • Michaels Stores
  • ,
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

RSVP for this FREE class. The first 1,000 participants to join the Zoom Call will be admitted to the class. In this activity, you will create a fun...

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ONLINE Dinoman

  • Jul. 07, 2020, 6:30-7:30pm
  • Tenafly Public Library
  • ,
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Look out! Dinosaur tracks lead right to your home! Have no fear, Dinoman is here! With magic and merry mayhem the audience is taken on a trip throu...

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ONLINE Storytime With Senator John Liu

  • Jul. 07, 2020, 11-11:30am
  • Queens Public Library
  • ,
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Join the library for a storytime with Senator John Liu. Watch live on Facebook, https://www.facebook.com/QPLNYC.
 

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ONLINE Summer Reading: Pourquoi Stories - How and Why Tales From Around the World

  • Jul. 07, 2020, 2-3pm
  • Brooklyn Public Library
  • ,
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Before there was science, people told stories to answer questions such as: Why is the sky so far away? How did the leopard get its spots? Why are t...

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ONLINE Musical Munchkins on Zoom!

  • Jul. 07, 2020, 10:30-11am
  • Pound Ridge Library
  • 271 Westchester Avenue, Pound Ridge
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

“Musical Munchkins” is being brought to you via Zoom! Adrienne Gandolfi will make you and your child’s morning bright with music!...

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ONLINE Magical Melodies

  • Jul. 07, 2020, 10:30-11:15am
  • Dixon Homestead Library
  • ,
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Children will sing, dance, and have fun in this high energy virtual music class! This event will be broadcast with Facebook Live on the Dixon Homes...

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ONLINE Musical Mornings: Singing & The Best of The 80's

  • Jul. 07, 2020, 9:30-9:45am
  • Westchester Children's Museum
  • 100 Playland Parkway, Rye
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Join WCM on Facebook Live with Rachel Lachaga every Tuesday & Friday morning at 9:30am to learn all about singing! This Tuesday, you will ...

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ONLINE Tuesdays with Doc Harmon: Chilly Fun

  • Jul. 07, 2020, 4-4:15pm
  • Westchester Children's Museum
  • 100 Playland Parkway, Rye
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

While WCM's doors remain closed, they're bringing back Dr. Harmon's science experiments every Tuesday on YouTube. This week, the&n...

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CANCELED Bump Club & Beyond's Gearapalooza: Baby Gear & Registry Event

  • Jul. 08, 2020, 5:30-9pm
  • 26 Bridge
  • 26 Bridge Street , Brooklyn
  • Adult
  • $25-$225

Meet the best baby gear vendors and test out the latest products, learn everything about what you'll need for your little one, plus discounts, raffles, and more. 

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ONLINE Virtual Youth Character Presentation: Honesty

  • Jul. 08, 2020, 1-2pm
  • TMF Character Does Matter
  • , New York
  • Teen
  • FREE

Travis Manion Foundation is a national organization that brings military veterans to communities to discuss character, service and leadership. Join...

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ONLINE Virtual Family Event: Building a Community – How Can We Make a Difference'

  • Jul. 08, 2020, 3:30-4:15pm
  • The Tenement Museum
  • 97 Orchard Street, New York
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen
  • FREE

Join The Tenement Museum on YouTube Live to explore the role of community in creating change, through the story of the Saez-Velez family, a Pu...

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ONLINE Dance Fitness on Facebook Live!

  • Jul. 08, 2020, 7pm
  • Emerson Public Library
  • ,
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Join Ms. Jessica as she teaches cool dance moves with some cardio mixed in! Open to all patrons and ages! Watch on Facebook Live https://www.f...

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ONLINE A Virtual Concert: Imagine Your Story: A Music, Bubble, And Comedy Show

  • Jul. 08, 2020, 1-1:45pm
  • Queens Public Library
  • ,
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

The Virtual Concert: Imagine Your Story is the library's signature music, bubble, and comedy show featuring bubbles, flying books, dancing...

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ONLINE Snacks with Julianne - Edible American Flag

  • Jul. 08, 2020, 2-3pm
  • Saddle Brook Public Library
  • ,
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Enjoy a virtual demonstration of how to make edible art at home with Julianne the Dietitian.

ngredients & Materials for Edible American F...

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ONLINE Musical Mornings: Impressions of Different Trumpeters

  • Jul. 08, 2020, 9:30-9:45am
  • Westchester Children's Museum
  • 100 Playland Parkway, Rye
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Join WCM with Noah Mattison every Wednesday morning at 9:30am to learn all about the trumpet and drums! This week, learn all about impressions...

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ONLINE How to Talk to Your Child About Difficult Situations

  • Jul. 09, 2020, 1-2pm
  • Huntington Learning Center
  • 58 E. Rt. 59, Nanuet
  • Adult
  • FREE

Children are dealing with a lot of different emotions in this current environment. Many may be worried that their family or friends may get ill due...

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ONLINE Musical Mornings: Guitar & The Music of Mississippi

  • Jul. 09, 2020, 9:30-9:45am
  • Westchester Children's Museum
  • 100 Playland Parkway, Rye
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Join WCM and Alan Lighty every Thursday morning at 9:30am to learn all about the guitar! This week, learn about the music of Mississippi- John Hurt...

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ONLINE Stencil Tote Bags

  • Jul. 10, 2020, 12:30pm
  • Westhampton Free Library
  • 7 Library Ave., Westhampton Beach
  • Teen
  • Free with Westhampton Free Library Card

Join the library to create a colorful, summer tote bag. Zoom link will be provided upon registration and project supplies can be collected via...

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ONLINE Yakety Yak 2

  • Jul. 10, 2020, 3pm
  • Hendrick Hudson Free Library
  • 185 Kings Ferry Road, Montrose
  • Young elementary
  • FREE

Discuss the book Who Was Laura Ingalls Wilder by Patricia Brennan Demuth. For children in Grade 2 only. If interested, please send an email to Miss...

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ONLINE Musical Mornings: Singing & The Best of The 90's

  • Jul. 10, 2020, 9:30-9:45am
  • Westchester Children's Museum
  • 100 Playland Parkway, Rye
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Join WCM on Facebook Live with Rachel Lachaga every Tuesday & Friday morning at 9:30am to learn all about singing! This Friday, learn abou...

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ONLINE Musical Mornings: Singing & The Best of The 90's

  • Jul. 10, 2020, 9:30-9:45am
  • Westchester Children's Museum
  • 100 Playland Parkway, Rye
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Join WCM on Facebook Live with Rachel Lachaga every Tuesday & Friday morning at 9:30am to learn all about singing! This Friday, you will learn ...

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ONLINE Kindness Storytime: "All Are Welcome" 

  • Jul. 10, 2020, 4-4:15pm
  • Westchester Children's Museum
  • 100 Playland Parkway, Rye
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Everyone is different- so let's celebrate it together by reading "All Are Welcome" by Alexandria Penfold and Suzanne Kaufma...

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ONLINE Watson Adventures’ Wizard School Virtual Scavenger Hunt

  • Jul. 11, 2020, 5pm
  • Watson Adventures
  • Play at Home, New York
  • Tween, Teen, Adult
  • $19 per person

Grab your magic wands for a wizarding adventure that takes you to museums across America in search of art that echoes characters, places, and magic...

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ONLINE Story Time: Jaimal Yogis presents Mop Rides the Waves of Life

  • Jul. 11, 2020, 11:30am
  • Greenlight Bookstore
  • 686 Fulton St. , Fort Greene
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Greenlight neighbor Alex Richards launches her debut YA novel, Accidental, a timely, emotionally-resonant story about a teen girl dealing with the ...

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ONLINE Virtual Pop-Up Lefferts: Stories from the Caribbean

  • Jul. 12, 2020, 2pm
  • Prospect Park
  • ,
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Relax and enjoy a guided candle-making class with local maker Perry Boyce (Guyanese-American). Participants will try their hand at every step of th...

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ONLINE Musical Mornings: Violin & The Great Composer Beethoven

  • Jul. 13, 2020, 9:30-9:45am
  • Westchester Children's Museum
  • 100 Playland Parkway, Rye
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Join WCM on Facebook Live with Andrew Knebel every Monday morning at 9:30am to learn all about the violin! This week, learn about the Great Co...

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ONLINE Animals A-Live: Rabbits

  • Jul. 13, 2020, 11-11:15am
  • Westchester Children's Museum
  • 100 Playland Parkway, Rye
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • Free

Join WCM on Facebook Live to meet a new animal every Monday at 11am, with guest educators from The Alley Pond Environmental Center and the Marine E...

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ONLINE Musical Mornings: Singing & The Best of The 00's

  • Jul. 14, 2020, 9:30-9:45am
  • Westchester Children's Museum
  • 100 Playland Parkway, Rye
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Join WCM on Facebook Live with Rachel Lachaga every Tuesday & Friday morning at 9:30am to learn all about singing! This Tuesday, learn abo...

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ONLINE Tuesdays with Doc Harmon: Foamies & Fuzzies

  • Jul. 14, 2020, 4-4:15pm
  • Westchester Children's Museum
  • 100 Playland Parkway, Rye
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

While WCM's doors remain closed, they're bringing back Dr. Harmon's science experiments every Tuesday on YouTube. This week, ...

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ONLINE Cat Patrick presents Tornado Brain

  • Jul. 15, 2020, 2pm
  • Greenlight Bookstore
  • 686 Fulton St. (at S. Portland St.), Fort Greene
  • Tween, Teen
  • FREE

Greenlight Bookstore is thrilled to welcome author Cat Patrick to discuss her moving debut middle grade novel, Tornado Brain, the he...

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ONLINE Musical Mornings: Trumpet & Music and Emotions

  • Jul. 15, 2020, 9:30-9:45am
  • Westchester Children's Museum
  • 100 Playland Parkway, Rye
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Join WCM and Noah Mattison every Wednesday morning at 9:30am to learn all about the trumpet and drums! This week, learn all about music a...

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ONLINE Musical Mornings: Guitar Theory

  • Jul. 16, 2020, 9:30-9:45am
  • Westchester Children's Museum
  • 100 Playland Parkway, Rye
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Join WCM and Alan Lighty every Thursday morning at 9:30am to learn all about the guitar! This week, learn about guitar theory!

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ONLINE Virtual Summer Reading Conversation: Trombone Shorty

  • Jul. 16, 2020, 10-11am
  • TMF Character Does Matter Virtual
  • , New York
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Travis Manion Foundation is a national organization that brings military veterans to communities to discuss character, service and leadership. On J...

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ONLINE Yakety Yak 3

  • Jul. 17, 2020, 3pm
  • Hendrick Hudson Free Library
  • 185 Kings Ferry Road, Montrose
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Discuss the book Who Was Blackbeard by James Buckley Jr. For children in Grade 3 only. If interested, please send an email to Miss Linda at lpuskar...

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ONLINE Musical Mornings: Singing & The Best of The 2010's to now

  • Jul. 17, 2020, 9:30-9:45am
  • Westchester Children's Museum
  • 100 Playland Parkway, Rye
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Join WCM on Facebook Live with Rachel Lachaga every Tuesday & Friday morning at 9:30am to learn all about singing! This Tuesday, lear...

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When Disco Was King: Ft. Members of the Village People

  • Jul. 18, 2020, 8pm
  • Paramount Hudson Valley Theater
  • 1008 Brown Street, Peekskill
  • All Ages
  • $32.50-$52.50

It’s time to GET DOWN AND BOOGIE! Celebrate all things disco—the culture, the people, the era and most importantly, the MUSIC! Join The...

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ONLINE Watson Adventures’ Virtual Trivia Slam Game for Families

  • Jul. 18, 2020, 5pm
  • Watson Adventures
  • , New York
  • Tween, Teen, Adult
  • $19 per person

Gather the family together at home or remotely, for a live virtual trivia game that'll have everyone laughing! The kid-friendly questions cover...

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ONLINE Story Time: Margaret McCartney and Jodi Wheeler-Toppen present This Is a Book to Read with a Worm

  • Jul. 18, 2020, 11:30am
  • Greenlight Bookstore
  • 686 Fulton St. (at S. Portland St.), Fort Greene
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Greenlight Bookstore is thrilled to welcome author Cat Patrick to discuss her moving debut middle grade novel, Tornado Brain, the he...

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ONLINE Fifth Annual MoMath Summer Math Festival

  • Jul. 18, 2020, 2-8pm
  • Museum of Mathematics
  • 11 E. 26th St., NoMad
  • All Ages
  • $25

For the first time ever NYC's National Museum of Mathematics (MoMath), the only math Museum in North America, will bring its popular annual Mat...

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ONLINE Candy Art

  • Jul. 20, 2020, 7pm
  • Westhampton Free Library
  • 7 Library Ave., Westhampton Beach
  • Tween
  • Free with Westhampton Free Library Card

Using icing and a Graham cracker canvas, make beautiful art. Zoom link will be provided upon registration. Materials needed: Graham crackers, icing...

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ONLINE STEM: Grow a Beanstalk

  • Jul. 20, 2020, 4:40pm
  • Westhampton Free Library
  • 7 Library Ave., Westhampton Beach
  • Young elementary
  • Free with Westhampton Free Library Card

Listen to a reading of "Jack and the Beanstalk" and then learn to grow your own beanstalk. Zoom link will be provided upon registration.<...

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ONLINE Animals A-Live: Rabbits

  • Jul. 20, 2020, 11-11:15am
  • Westchester Children's Museum
  • 100 Playland Parkway, Rye
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Join WCM on Facebook Live to meet a new animal every Monday at 11am, with guest educators from The Alley Pond Environmental Center and the Marine E...

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ONLINE Musical Mornings: Alternative Violin Styles

  • Jul. 20, 2020, 9:30-9:45am
  • Westchester Children's Museum
  • 100 Playland Parkway, Rye
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Join WCS on Facebook Live with Andrew Knebel every Monday morning at 9:30am to learn all about the violin! This week, learn about alternative ...

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ONLINE Young Readers Book Group with Jessica discusses Woke: A Young Poet's Call to Justice

  • Jul. 21, 2020, 6pm
  • Greenlight Bookstore
  • 686 Fulton St. (at S. Portland St.), Fort Greene
  • Tween
  • FREE

Led (virtually!) by Greenlight co-owner Jessica, the Young Readers Book Group is geared toward kids ages 9 to 12, and reads great co...

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ONLINE Musical Mornings: Singing & Musical Theater History — The 30s-50s

  • Jul. 21, 2020, 9:30-9:45am
  • Westchester Children's Museum
  • 100 Playland Parkway, Rye
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Join WCM on Facebook Live with Rachel Lachaga every Tuesday & Friday morning at 9:30am to learn all about singing! This Tuesday, learn abo...

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ONLINE Tuesdays with Doc Harmon: Earth Rocks

  • Jul. 21, 2020, 4-4:15pm
  • Westchester Children's Museum
  • 100 Playland Parkway, Rye
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

While WCM's doors remain closed, they're bringing back Dr. Harmon's science experiments every Tuesday on YouTube. This week, the&n...

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ONLINE Musical Mornings: Trumpet & Building Beautiful Chords

  • Jul. 22, 2020, 9:30-9:45am
  • Westchester Children's Museum
  • 100 Playland Parkway, Rye
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Join WCM and Noah Mattison every Wednesday morning at 9:30am to learn all about the trumpet and drums! This week, learn all about buildin...

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ONLINE 'Virtual Hans Christian Anderson Show Featuring Lou Del Bianco'

  • Jul. 23, 2020, 9-10am
  • Port Chester-Rye Brook Public Library
  • 1 Haseco Ave, Port Chester
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Visit the Port Chester-Rye Brook Public Library's website to see and hear Lou Del Bianco perform a one man musical entertainment show featuring...

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ONLINE Musical Mornings: Guitar & The Music of Rev. Gary Davis

  • Jul. 23, 2020, 9:30-9:45am
  • Westchester Children's Museum
  • 100 Playland Parkway, Rye
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Join WCM and Alan Lighty every Thursday morning at 9:30am to learn all about the guitar! This week, learn about the music of Rev. Gary Da...

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ONLINE Virtual Summer Reading Conversation: Catching the Moon

  • Jul. 23, 2020, 10-11am
  • TMF Character Does Matter Virtual
  • New York, NY, New York
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Travis Manion Foundation is a national organization that brings military veterans to communities to discuss character, service and leadership. On T...

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ONLINE Book Chat

  • Jul. 24, 2020, 3pm
  • Hendrick Hudson Free Library
  • 185 Kings Ferry Road, Montrose
  • Tween
  • FREE

Discuss the book The Parker Inheritance by Varian Johnson. For rising 4th through 6th graders only. If interested, please send an email to Miss Mel...

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ONLINE Musical Mornings: Singing & Musical Theater History — The 60s-modern

  • Jul. 24, 2020, 9:30-9:45am
  • Westchester Children's Museum
  • 100 Playland Parkway, Rye
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Join WCM on Facebook Live with Rachel Lachaga every Tuesday & Friday morning at 9:30am to learn all about singing! This Friday, learn more abou...

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ONLINE Story Time: Laura Breen presents I See a Shadow

  • Jul. 25, 2020, 11:30am
  • Greenlight Bookstore
  • 686 Fulton St. (at S. Portland St.), Fort Greene
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Led (virtually!) by Greenlight co-owner Jessica, the Young Readers Book Group is geared toward kids ages 9 to 12, and reads great co...

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ONLINE Fantastic Fairy Tales

  • Jul. 27, 2020, 12pm
  • Hendrick Hudson Free Library
  • 185 KIngs Ferry Road, Montrose
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Enjoy a classic fairy tale read aloud by one of the children's room librarians. Video will be posted to web page by 12pm.

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ONLINE Animals A-Live: Rabbits

  • Jul. 27, 2020, 11-11:15am
  • Westchester Children's Museum
  • 100 Playland Parkway, Rye
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Join WCM on Facebook Live to meet a new animal every Monday at 11am, with guest educators from The Alley Pond Environmental Center and the Marine E...

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ONLINE HARRY POTTER TRIVIA NIGHT

  • Jul. 28, 2020, 7pm
  • Larchmont Public Library
  • ,
  • Tween, Teen
  • FREE

 

Calling all muggles, witches, and wizards....join the library for a live Harry Potter trivia game on Kahoot - a great way to celebrate...

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ONLINE Tuesdays with Doc Harmon: Electricity

  • Jul. 28, 2020, 4-4:15pm
  • Westchester Children's Museum
  • 100 Playland Parkway, Rye
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

While WCM's doors remain closed, they're bringing back Dr. Harmon's science experiments every Tuesday on YouTube. This week, it...

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ONLINE Virtual Summer Reading Conversation: Mikey and the Dragons

  • Jul. 30, 2020, 10-11am
  • TMF Character Does Matter Virtual
  • , New York
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Travis Manion Foundation is a national organization that brings military veterans to communities to discuss character, service and leadership. On T...

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

  • Aug. 01, 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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ONLINE Animals A-Live: Rabbits

  • Aug. 03, 2020, 11-11:15am
  • Westchester Children's Museum
  • 100 Playland Parkway, Rye
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Join WCM on Facebook Live to meet a new animal every Monday at 11am, with guest educators from The Alley Pond Environmental Center and the Marine E...

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CANCELED All Shook Up

  • Jul. 10, 2020 - Jul. 12, 2020 , See website for schedule
  • The Madison Theatre at Molloy College
  • 1000 Hempstead Ave, Rockville Centre
  • Tween, Teen, Adult
  • $40-$50

Loosely based on Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night, this hip-swiveling, lip-curling musical fantasy will have you jumpin’ out of your blue suede shoes.

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CANCELED Carousel in Concert

  • Jul. 18, 2020 - Jul. 19, 2020 , See website for schedule
  • The Madison Theatre at Molloy College
  • 1000 Hempstead Ave, Rockville Centre
  • Tween, Teen, Adult
  • $40-$50

See this theatrical classic in concert. 

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Spring Crafts at Lyndhurst

  • Jul. 24, 2020 - Jul. 26, 2020 , Friday, 10am-5pm; Saturday, 10am-6pm; Sunday, 10am-5pm
  • Lyndhurst
  • 635 South Broadway, Tarrytown
  • All Ages
  • $12; $11 seniors 62 and older; $4 kids 6-16; free for children younger than 6

A full day art and shopping experience for the entire family including interactive puppet theater, delicious gourmet foods and concessions, hands-on demonstrations and more. 

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ONLINE Little New-Yorkers @ Home: Alma and the Beast

  • Jul. 07, 2020 - Jul. 10, 2020 , Tuesday and Friday, 3:30pm
  • DiMenna Children's History Museum at New-York Historical Society
  • 170 Central Park W., Upper West Side
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

This week, read Alma and the Beast, written and illustrated by Esme Shapiro. Meet a furry creature named Alma, who meets a person she...

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POST-PAUSE Reopening

  • Jul. 09, 2020 - Jul. 12, 2020 , 10am-4pm
  • Cradle of Aviation Museum
  • Charles Lindbergh Blvd. , Garden City
  • All Ages
  • $16; $14 kids and seniors; Free for Healthcare Workers

On Thursday, July 9th at 10am, the Cradle of Aviation Museum and Education Center will reopen to the public following local, state, and federal gui...

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ONLINE FIT4MOM Rockland FREE Anniversary Week

  • Jul. 06, 2020 - Jul. 10, 2020 , See website for schedule
  • FIT4MOM Rockland
  • , Nanuet
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Adult
  • FREE FREE

FIT4MOM Rockland is turning 1! And They're celebrating in a BIG WAY with a full week of FREE fitness classes (including a sneak peek of their n...

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Cirque Du Soleil

  • Jul. 08, 2020 - Jul. 12, 2020 , See website for schedule
  • NYCB LIVE, Home of The Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum
  • 1255 Hempstead Turnpike, Uniondale
  • All Ages
  • $35

Watch as world-class ice skaters and acrobats claim their frozen playground with speed and grace, challenging the laws of gravity with daring acrobats.

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POST-PAUSE Sheldrake Backyard Bioblitz 2020

  • Jul. 12, 2020 - Jul. 18, 2020 , Sunday, 8am-Saturday, 8pm
  • Sheldrake Environmental Center
  • 685 WEAVER STREET, LARCHMONT
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Join Sheldrake for their first-ever Backyard Bioblitz, a week-long citizen-science project, where you (and your family) are the scientists gat...

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ONLINE Musical Toddler Yoga

  • May. 21, 2020 - Aug. 27, 2020 , Thursdays, 10am
  • Brooklyn Public Library
  • ,
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Join Cassie for a fun morning of singing, music, and yoga for the toddler crowd.

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ONLINE Fantastic Fairy Tales

  • Jul. 06, 2020 - Jul. 13, 2020 , Mondays, 12pm
  • Hendrick Hudson Free Library
  • 185 Kings Ferry Road, Montrose
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Enjoy a classic fairy tale read aloud by one of the children's room librarians. Video will be posted to the library web page by 12:00 p.m.

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ONLINE Watson Adventures’ Wizard School Virtual Scavenger Hunt

  • Jul. 25, 2020, 5pm
  • Watson Adventures
  • , New York
  • Tween, Teen, Adult
  • $19 per person

Grab your magic wands for a wizarding adventure that takes you to museums across America in search of art that echoes characters, places, and magic...

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ONLINE Super Launchers

  • Jun. 27, 2020 - Jul. 11, 2020 , Saturdays, 2-3pm
  • Giant Leaps Occupational Therapy
  • , Valley Cottage
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

A free and fun online activity with crafts, music and movement. These live sessions will be facilitated by prior volunteers at Giant Leaps. All are...

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ONLINE Red Hook Fest

  • Jul. 03, 2020 - Jul. 17, 2020 , Fridays, 6pm
  • Red Hook Fest
  • 480 Van Brunt Street, Suite 203, Brooklyn
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Join the #RedHookFest2020 watch party from the comfort of your home! Livestream the festival for FREE via Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, and RedHook...

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ONLINE Sing with Suzi Shelton LIVE

  • Mar. 31, 2020 - Jul. 10, 2020 , Mondays-Fridays, 4pm
  • Facebook LIVE
  • ,
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • Tips graciously accepted. Pay what you wish: PayPal: https://www.paypal.me/singwithsuzi/ Or Venmo @ Suzi-Shelton-Mitri

Join Suzi (and her special guests) for an intimate performance from her living room to yours. Silliness, musical fun and dancing too! Just open up ...

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ONLINE #DrawTogether

  • Apr. 28, 2020 - Jul. 30, 2020 , Mondays and Thursdays, 10am
  • WendyMac on Instagram
  • ,
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Wendy MacNaughton is the New York Times bestselling Illustrator/friendly quarantine art teacher! #DrawTogether w/ WendyMac: LIVE on Insta...

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POST-PAUSE State Fair Meadowlands

  • Jul. 23, 2020 - Aug. 09, 2020 , See website for schedule
  • State Fair Meadowlands
  • Stadium Road, East Rutherford
  • All Ages
  • TBA

The State Fair Meadowlands returns this summer with rides, games, shows, great food, and more!   

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ONLINE Live Puppet Shows

  • Apr. 24, 2020 - Aug. 28, 2020 , Fridays, 11am
  • Wonderspark Puppets
  • ,
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • Shows are free, donations accepted

Join Wonderspark Puppets every day during the COVID-19 outbreak / quarantine for live sessions on Facebook Live. 

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ONLINE CTD Circle Time on Instagram Live

  • May. 07, 2020 - Jul. 30, 2020 , Thursdays, 5:15-5:30pm
  • Connect the Dots Therapy
  • 38 West 32nd Street Suite 604, New York
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

CTD OT is hosting weekly Circle Time! Their occupational therapist will engage your little ones through music and finger play! Finger play involves...

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ONLINE Doodle Along with Pzazz Art Studio

  • May. 22, 2020 - Jul. 31, 2020 , Fridays, 1-1:30pm
  • Crayola
  • ,
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Join P'zazz Art Studio every Friday on the Crayola Facebook Page for a colorful doodle along!

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ONLINE Let’s Get Ready

  • Jul. 06, 2020 - Jul. 27, 2020 , 7/6, 7/27, 8/20, and 8/27, 2pm
  • The Westhampton Free Library
  • 7 Library Ave., Westhampton Beach
  • Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Children can get ready for kindergarten while cutting, gluing and using your handwriting skills. Zoom link will be provided upon registration and t...

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ONLINE Virtual Summer Stories with Ms. Tee

  • Jul. 07, 2020 - Jul. 28, 2020 , New stories each Tuesday
  • Port Chester-Rye Brook Public Library
  • Port Chester-Rye Brook Library, 1 Haseco Ave, Port Chester
  • Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Visit the Port Chester-Rye Brook Public Library's website to see and hear Ms. Tee share some of her favorite stories pool side. For more inform...

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ONLINE Celebrate Your Heritage - Live Virtual Art Workshops

  • Jul. 08, 2020 - Jul. 29, 2020 , Wednesdays, 10:30-11:15am
  • Port Chester/Rye Brook Library
  • One Haseco Avenue, Port Chester
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult
  • FREE

Families, Tweens, Teens and Adults join and participate with ?Celebrate Your Heritage - Live Virtual Art Workshops via ZOOM? using art supplies tha...

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ONLINE Livestream Recess

  • Apr. 08, 2020 - Jul. 31, 2020 , Mondays-Fridays, 12pm, 2pm, and 4pm
  • Playworks
  • ,
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Tune in for stretching and warm-ups, interactive games, cheers, and cooldown activities.

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ONLINE Nightly News: Kids Edition

  • Apr. 22, 2020 - Jul. 30, 2020 , Tuesday and Thursday afternoons
  • NBC News
  • ,
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen
  • FREE

NBC's Lester Holt  hosts a twice-weekly newscast that he hopes can ease some of the mystery and worry for young people about a pandemic th...

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ONLINE DIY Puppet Workshops

  • Apr. 22, 2020 - Aug. 30, 2020 , Mondays-Fridays, 4pm; Saturdays-Sundays, 10am
  • Wonderspark Puppets
  • ,
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • Classes are free, donations accepted

Join Wonderspark Puppets every day during the COVID-19 outbreak / quarantine for live sessions on Facebook Live. 

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ONLINE Craft at Home

  • Apr. 22, 2020 - Jul. 31, 2020 , Weekdays, 10am
  • JOANN Fabric and Craft Stores
  • ,
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen
  • FREE

JOANN Fabric and Craft Stores will be sharing kid & family-friendly ideas every weekday. Joann is committed to supporting you with inspiring wa...

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ONLINE The Democracy Project Online Summer 2020

  • Jul. 07, 2020 - Jul. 30, 2020 , Tuesdays and Thursdays, 3-5pm
  • The Old Stone House
  • 336 3rd St., Park Slope
  • Tween, Teen, Adult
  • $1 suggested donation

Create your own country within your household! Grab some pens and paper and make goods and currency, trade with others, and make choices and decisi...

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ONLINE Hans Christian Andersen Virtual Storytelling

  • May. 30, 2020 - Sep. 26, 2020 , Saturdays, 11am
  • Hans Christian Andersen Storytelling Center
  • ,
  • All Ages
  • Donations accepted

For over sixty years New York families have come together to listen  to stories in Central Park before the Hans Christian Andersen Statue, rai...

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ONLINE Get Crafty with Lynn Lilly & Crayola

  • Jun. 02, 2020 - Aug. 25, 2020 , Tuesdays, 1-1:30pm
  • Crayola
  • ,
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Join Craft Box Girls by Lynn Lilly as she show shows you fun and easy crafts you can make at home with your kids!

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ONLINE Shooting Stars

  • Jun. 25, 2020 - Jul. 23, 2020 , Thursdays, 1-1:30pm
  • Giant Leaps Occupational Therapy
  • , Valley Cottage
  • Young elementary
  • FREE

For the first week of this event no materials are needed! Just a space to dance around in and some comfortable shoes! These live sessions will be f...

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ONLINE ANIMAL MONDAYS

  • Jun. 29, 2020 - Jul. 27, 2020 , Mondays, 11-11:15am
  • Westchester Children's Museum
  • 100 Playland Parkway, Rye
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Join WCM on Facebook Live at https://www.facebook.com/discoverWCM to meet a new animal and learn a ton of fun facts about their environme...

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ONLINE TUESDAYS WITH DOC HARMON

  • Jun. 30, 2020 - Jul. 28, 2020 , Tuesdays, 4pm
  • Westchester Children's Museum
  • 100 Playland Parkway, Rye
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Join WCM on Facebook Live at https://www.facebook.com/discoverWCM to meet a new animal and learn a ton of fun facts about their environme...

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ONLINE POP in to Play!

  • Jul. 01, 2020 - Jul. 29, 2020 , Wednesdays, 11-11:30am
  • Westchester Children's Museum
  • 100 Playland Parkway, Rye
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Each week, WCM will do an adapted version of their Young Discoverers program, with a different theme each month. Follow along at home, and particip...

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ONLINE Online Museum Minis

  • Jul. 02, 2020 - Jul. 30, 2020 , Thursdays, 10:30am
  • Westchester Children's Museum
  • 100 Playland Parkway, Rye
  • Baby
  • FREE

Each week, WCM will do an adapted version of their Young Discoverers program, with a different theme each month. Follow along at home, and particip...

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ONLINE Story Time

  • Jul. 03, 2020 - Jul. 31, 2020 , Fridays, 4-4:15pm
  • Westchester Children's Museum
  • 100 Playland Parkway, Rye
  • All Ages
  • FREE

End your week on a sweet note with WCM's weekly story time. Each week, they’ll feature a new book about kindness and diversity. For a lis...

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Uptown Drive-In Experience

  • Jul. 03, 2020 - Jul. 31, 2020 , Fridays-Sundays
  • Yankee Stadium
  • 1 East 161st Street, Bronx
  • All Ages
  • TBA

Uptown Drive-In will deliver fun and affordable activities, ranging from trivia nights to karaoke sing-alongs, comedy shows, live performances, dan...

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ONLINE Special Summer Yoga Events

  • Jul. 07, 2020 - Aug. 04, 2020 , Tuesdays, 3-3:45pm
  • Karma Kids Yoga
  • 16 Madison Square West, New York
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • $15 per household

Karma Kids Yoga will be hosting (5) special summer yoga events in your home via ZOOM! Each week will be a different theme. Attend as many as you li...

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ONLINE Painting with James! Virtual

  • Jul. 07, 2020 - Aug. 04, 2020 , Tuesdays, 4-5pm
  • Key to My Art!
  • , online
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen
  • $20 per class or book the whole summer for $75

This class will focus on fun, simple creative compositions based on poems, nursery rhymes, and a different theme for each week. Mr. James will walk...

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ONLINE LSC in the House

  • Jul. 01, 2020 - Jul. 31, 2020 , Mondays 11:30am; Tuesdays 1pm; Wednesdays 11am; Thursdays 1pm; Thursdays 6pm; Fridays 11:30am
  • Liberty Science Center
  • ,
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Soar through space, watch surgeries, meet LSC's animals, conduct fun experiments from home, play live trivia, and more! Experience "L...

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ONLINE Cartooning with James! Virtual

  • Jul. 01, 2020 - Aug. 05, 2020 , Wednesday, 4-5pm
  • Key to My Art!
  • ,
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen
  • $20 per class or book the whole summer for $90

Learn the basics of cartooning with Mr. James! This is a small group, so your child will have plenty of attention! Students will need a pencil and ...

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ONLINE Anime with James! Virtual

  • Jul. 03, 2020 - Aug. 07, 2020 , Fridays, 4-5pm
  • Key to My Art!
  • , online
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen
  • $20 per class or book the whole summer for $90

Learn the basics of anime with Mr. James! This is a small group, so your child will have plenty of attention. Students will need a pencil and ...

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ONLINE Youth Art Connection

  • Jul. 08, 2020 - Aug. 12, 2020 , Wednesdays, 2–4pm
  • American Folk Art Museum
  • , Long Island City
  • Teen
  • FREE

The 2020 Youth Art Connection (YAC) program will take place via Zoom and welcomes applications from NYC high school students, with preference given...

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ONLINE New Moms Circle “Self-Care Saturdays”

  • May. 30, 2020 - Jul. 11, 2020 , 5/30, 6/13, 6/27, and 7/11, 10-11:15am
  • Montefiore Nyack
  • , Nyack
  • Baby, Adult
  • FREE

Mothers with infants and toddlers (ages 0 to 24 months) are invited to a group discussion entitled “Our Minds & Our Thoughts.” This...

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ONLINE WCM at Home

  • Jun. 19, 2020 - Jul. 31, 2020 , Friday evenings
  • Westchester Children's Museum
  • 100 Playland Parkway, Rye
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Even though you are unable to visit the Westchester Children’s Museum in person while practicing social distancing for the safety and we...

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ONLINE Family Night In

  • Jul. 08, 2020 - Aug. 19, 2020 , 7/8, 7pm; 7/22, 6:30pm; 8/5, 6pm; 8/19, 7pm
  • Westhampton Free Library
  • 7 Library Ave., Westhampton Beach
  • All Ages
  • Free with Westhampton Free Library Card

From your home, enjoy some family virtual programing. (Zoom link will be provided upon registration)

July 8: Steel Impressions Band 7:00 p.m....

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ONLINE Kindness Storytime

  • Jul. 17, 2020 - Aug. 28, 2020 , Fridays, 4-4:15pm
  • Westchester Children's Museum
  • 100 Playland Parkway, Rye
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Join WCM on Facebook live for a new story on kindness and diversity every week!

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ONLINE Summer Reading Game

  • Jun. 29, 2020 - Aug. 15, 2020 , Throughout the summer
  • Hendrick Hudson Free Library
  • 185 Kings Ferry Road, Montrose
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween, Teen
  • FREE

The summer reading game begins Monday June 29! Register online at hhflny14.readsquared.com and log your reading, as well as complete missions to ea...

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ONLINE Summer Reading Game

  • Jun. 29, 2020 - Aug. 15, 2020 , All summer long
  • Hendrick Hudson Free Library
  • 185 Kings Ferry Road, Montrose
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween, Teen
  • FREE

The summer reading game begins Monday June 29! Register online at hhflny14.readsquared.com and log your reading, as well as complete missions to ea...

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ONLINE Teen Studio Art- Virtual!

  • Jul. 02, 2020 - Aug. 20, 2020 , Thursday, 4:30-5:30pm
  • Key to My Art!
  • ,
  • Teen
  • $20 per class or book the whole summer for $120

Learn different mediums and styles to explore drawing, painting, collage, and sculpture in this fun, educational summer art class! Gather up a...

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ONLINE Kids on the Screen

  • Jul. 07, 2020 - Aug. 25, 2020 , Tuesdays, 5:30pm; 8/25, 4:30pm
  • Westhampton Free Library
  • 7 Library Ave., Westhampton Beach
  • All Ages
  • Free with Westhampton Free Library Card

Enjoy family virtual performances every Tuesday in July and August. Zoom link will be provided upon registration.

July 7: Prestino's Magi...

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ONLINE Virtual Pre-Natal Yoga

  • Jul. 08, 2020 - Aug. 26, 2020 , 4pm
  • Westhampton Free Library
  • 7 Library Ave., Westhampton Beach
  • Adult
  • Free with Westhampton Free Library Card

Prenatal yoga class is a wonderful opportunity for pregnant women to connect and celebrate their changing bodies and growing babies. Have a mat and...

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ONLINE Museum Minis

  • Jul. 09, 2020 - Aug. 27, 2020 , Thursdays, 10:30-10:50am
  • Westchester Children's Museum
  • 100 Playland Parkway, Rye
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Join WCM for singing, finger plays, movement exercises, and silly fun in this online adaptation of one of their most beloved drop in programs,...

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ONLINE WCM At Home: New Activities!

  • Jul. 10, 2020 - Aug. 28, 2020 , Fridays, 5-5:15pm
  • Westchester Children's Museum
  • 100 Playland Parkway, Rye
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

WCM is bringing the Museum home to you until they can open their doors! Each week, they'll launch new STEAM activities!

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ONLINE Preschool - 3rd Grade Studio Art

  • Jun. 26, 2020 - Aug. 21, 2020 , Fridays, 4-5:15pm
  • Key to My Art!
  • online, online
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • $20 per class or book the whole summer for $120

Learn different mediums and styles as you explore drawing, painting, collage, and sculpture in this fun, educational summer art class. The classes ...

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ONLINE FitKids with Miss Rachel for Children

  • Jul. 01, 2020 - Aug. 26, 2020 , Wednesdays, 10:30-11am
  • Amagansett Library
  • ,
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Join Miss Rachel, a Certified  Personal Trainer and Youth Fitness Specialist, to explore movement through fun fitness challenge...

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POST-PAUSE Maritime Aquarium Cruises: Norwalk Islands Cruises

  • Jul. 05, 2020 - Aug. 31, 2020 , Monday-Sunday, 10am–5pm
  • The Maritime Aquarium
  • 10 N. Water Street, Norwalk
  • All Ages
  • $31.50; $26.50 members

Meet amazing animals with the natural ability to glow in the dark in “Living Lights,” a special exhibit open now in The Maritime Aquari...

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ONLINE Englewood Library Summer Reading Program Sponsored by The Bristal

  • Jun. 15, 2020 - Aug. 15, 2020 , All Day
  • Englewood Public Library
  • 31 Eagle Street, Englewood
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult, All Ages
  • FREE

The Bristal and Englewood Library is challenging kids and adults to read for 1,000 minutes! For every 10 minutes read, The Bristal will donate 10 c...

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ONLINE Virtual Open House

  • Jun. 24, 2020 - Aug. 26, 2020 , Wednesdays, 2pm
  • Fusion Academy
  • ,
  • Adult
  • FREE

The national health crisis has forced the hands of most academic institutions to transition from teaching students in traditional brick and mortar ...

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ONLINE Virtual Girls Who Code

  • Jun. 29, 2020 - Aug. 31, 2020 , Mondays, 6:30-8:30pm
  • Elwood Library
  • 1929 Jericho Turnpike, Elwood
  • Tween, Teen
  • FREE

Girls Who Code Clubs are meant for girls to learn how to code from fun online tutorials and activities in a safe and supportive environment. N...

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ONLINE Baby-wearing Dance Class

  • Jun. 20, 2020 - Aug. 29, 2020 , Saturdays, 2pm **NO SESSION 7/4**
  • Rye Library
  • ,
  • Baby, Adult
  • FREE

Join Ms. Sam, a certified GroovaRoo babywearing dance instructor, on Zoom for a private babywearing dance class. Wear comfy clothes and your favori...

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ONLINE Toc Toc Spanish For Little Kids

  • Jun. 22, 2020 - Aug. 31, 2020 , Mondays-Fridays, 11am and 2pm ages 0-5; 4pm beginners and 5pm advanced ages 6-12
  • Toc Toc Spanish
  • 50-54 45th St., Woodside
  • Pre-school & younger
  • $5

Join Toc Toc and learn Spanish through songs, puppets, and games. Non-Spanish speakers welcome! Please bring your favorite stuffed animal to t...

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ONLINE Saturday Morning Music with Mr. Simon - LIVE Stream

  • May. 16, 2020 - Aug. 01, 2020 , Saturdays, 10-10:45am
  • Mr. Simon Music
  • ,
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • Donations accepted

Every Saturday morning see Mr. Simon's LIVE stream on Facebook - perfect for children under 6 years of age. He plays classic children'...

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POST-PAUSE Atlantis Explorer Tour Boat

  • Jun. 22, 2020 - Sep. 07, 2020 , Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays-Sundays, 12:30pm and 3:30pm
  • Long Island Aquarium
  • 431 East Main Street, Riverhead
  • All Ages
  • $35 ages 13 and older; $25 ages 3-12; $5 ages 2 and younger

Get ready for an interactive and educational 2 hour adventure aboard the Atlantis Explorer.  It’s a fascinating way to discover the ecol...

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ONLINE Virtual Imagine Your Story Online Summer Reading Program

  • Jun. 08, 2020 - Sep. 02, 2020 , All Summer
  • Port Chester/Rye Brook Library
  • One Haseco Avenue, Port Chester
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Children Entering Kindergarten and Up can visit the Port Chester-Rye Brook Public Library's website and participate in their online S...

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ONLINE Open House

  • Jun. 02, 2020 - Aug. 31, 2020 , Schedule your appointment Monday-Friday
  • Winston Preparatory School
  • 30 Deforest Road, Dix Hills
  • Adult
  • FREE

Sign up to participate in a virtual information session and learn more about Winston Preparatory Schoole's ducational philosophy.

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ONLINE Pre-Writer's Digital Club

  • May. 30, 2020 - Aug. 29, 2020 , Tuesdays, 5:30pm; Thursdays, 4:30pm; Saturdays, 12pm
  • Connect the Dots Therapy
  • 38 west 32nd street, NYC
  • Pre-school & younger
  • $20

Students will be learning the correct method of holding pencils and the correct directionality of letters by using a virtual play-based curriculum,...

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ONLINE Digital Crafters Club

  • May. 30, 2020 - Aug. 29, 2020 , Tuesdays, 3:30pm; Saturdays, 11am
  • Connect the Dots Therapy
  • 38 west 32nd street, NYC
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • $20

Connect the Dots Therapy will use natural and recyclable resources in your home to engage children with craft projects. Through creative, home...

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ONLINE Superhero's Digital Training Club

  • May. 30, 2020 - Aug. 29, 2020 , Tuesdays, 4:30pm; Saturdays, 10am
  • Connect the Dots Therapy
  • 38 west 32nd street, NYC
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • $20

Get up and move! In this movement and core based class, children will learn yoga poses, balancing activities, and other strengthening techniques to...

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ONLINE Writer's Digital Club

  • May. 28, 2020 - Aug. 29, 2020 , Thursdays, 5:30pm
  • Connect the Dots Therapy
  • 38 west 32nd street, NYC
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • $20

Relevant to the current times, Connect the Dots Therapy will introduce the many purposes and beauty of the written language by creating writin...

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ONLINE Tot Shabbat

  • Apr. 04, 2020 - Jul. 11, 2020 , Saturdays, 10am
  • Tkiya
  • , Facebook LIVE
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Enjoy an informal, free, and fun Shabbat experience, especially for families with children up to five years of age. Singing, dancing, praying, and ...

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CANCELED River Explorers - Hudson River Family Seining

  • Jun. 06, 2020 - Sep. 19, 2020 , Saturdays, 12-3pm **NO SESSION 7/4 and 9/5**
  • Center for the Urban River at Beczak
  • 35 Alexander St, Yonkers
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult
  • FREE

Wade into the river to catch and release critters! Registration required. 

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Breastfeeding Support Group

  • Dec. 10, 2019 - Apr. 13, 2021 , Tuesdays, 10-11am
  • North Shore University Hospital
  • 300 Community Drive, Manhasset
  • Baby, Adult
  • FREE

Discussions are facilitated by a lactation consultant covering many topics including postpartum adjustment, feeding, sleeping, normal newborn behavior, and going back to work.

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ONLINE Sing 'N Schmooze

  • Apr. 04, 2020 - Jul. 25, 2020 , Saturdays, 4-4:45pm
  • Tkiya
  • , Facebook LIVE
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Enjoy an informal, free, and fun Shabbat experience, especially for families with children up to five years of age. Singing, dancing, praying, and ...

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ONLINE Kohl Kids Live: Wednesday Facebook Live Activity

  • May. 06, 2020 - Aug. 26, 2020 , Wednesdays, 11:30-11:45am
  • Kohl Children's Museum
  • ,
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Join the musuem for a video presentation of an activity you can do at home that replicates learning from one of their 17 interactive exhibits. Brin...

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Riverside Green Club

  • Apr. 30, 2020 - Aug. 26, 2020 , 4/30, 5/27, 6/25, 7/29, 8/26, 3:30pm
  • New York Public Library - Riverside
  • 127 Amsterdam Avenue, Lincoln Square
  • Tween, Teen
  • FREE

Learn about the environment, green/renewable energy, and gardening with some hands-on activities.

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ONLINE Wee Jam Shalom

  • Mar. 31, 2020 - Jul. 30, 2020 , Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10:15am
  • Tkiya
  • ,
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Introduce your child to music in a fun and interactive setting! Each session is packed with singing, movement, stories, and more.

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POST-PAUSE West Park Place Farmers Market

  • Jul. 01, 2020 - Oct. 28, 2020 , Wednesdays, 9am-2pm
  • Stamford Downtown
  • West Park Place across from Columbus Park, Stamford Downtown
  • All Ages
  • FREE

The Spring Street Famers market offers a wide variety of locally grown fruits, vegetables and flowers.  You’ll also find ...

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ONLINE Ruins: Forbidden Treasure

  • May. 01, 2020 - Sep. 01, 2020 , See website for schedule
  • The Escape Game
  • ,
  • Tween, Teen, Adult
  • $25 per person

Play The Escape Game’s newest game, Ruins: Forbidden Treasure, from anywhere in the world using Zoom. Control an avatar wearing a live feed c...

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ONLINE Rockland Baby Cafe

  • May. 26, 2020 - Sep. 30, 2020 , Tuesdays and Thursdays, 11am-1pm
  • Rockland Baby Cafe
  • 1 Hilcrest Center Drive Suite 214, Spring Valley
  • Pre-school & younger, Adult
  • Free

Rockland Baby Cafe provides free breastfeeding education and support from Certified Lactation Counselors. Join them to meet and talk with other new...

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KIDS GET COSMIC

  • May. 09, 2020 - Sep. 18, 2020 , 10am–5:30pm, daily; Guided Activities: Weekdays, 1:30–5:30pm and Saturdays-Sundays, 10am–5:30pm
  • The New York Botanical Garden
  • 2900 Southern Boulevard, Bronx
  • All Ages
  • Weekdays: $23; $20 seniors 65 and older and students with valid ID; $10 children 2–12; free for members and children younger than 2; Weekends: $28; $25 seniors 65 and older and students with valid ID; $12 children 2–12

Kids and thair families embark on an adventure to observe the natural environment while learning about the life and work of Yayoi Kusama.

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POST-PAUSE The Spring Street Farmers Market

  • Jun. 13, 2020 - Oct. 31, 2020 , Saturdays, 9am-2pm
  • Stamford Downtown
  • Spring Street Parking Lot on Spring Street, Stamford Downtown
  • All Ages
  • FREE

The Spring Street Famers market offers a wide variety of locally grown fruits, vegetables and flowers.  You’ll also find ...

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ONLINE Songwriting Program for Kids

  • Mar. 24, 2020 - Aug. 31, 2020 , See website for schedule
  • Kid Pan Alley
  • PO Box 38, Washington
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

With schools, community centers and libraries being closed due to covid-19, Kid Pan Alley has decided to offer their songwritin...

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Frozen

  • Feb. 12, 2020 - Aug. 09, 2020 , See website for days and times
  • St. James Theater
  • 246 West 44th Street, New York
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult
  • $64.50 and up

The animated smash hit comes to life on the Broadway stage. 

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WAKE UP, DAISY!

  • Mar. 24, 2020 - Sep. 20, 2020 , See website for days and times
  • Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre in Central Park
  • W. 81st Street and Central Park West, Upper West Side
  • All Ages
  • $8-12

This original marionette production new to the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre is a modern retelling of the classic tale “Sleeping Beauty.”

 

 

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POST-PAUSE Living Lights

  • Jun. 29, 2020 - Dec. 31, 2020 , Monday-Sunday, 10am–5pm
  • The Maritime Aquarium
  • 10 N. Water Street, Norwalk
  • All Ages
  • $26.95 adults 13-64; $24.95 seniors 65 and older; $19.95 children ages 3-12

Meet amazing animals with the natural ability to glow in the dark in “Living Lights,” a special exhibit open now in The Maritime Aquari...

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CHALK (A SILENT COMEDY.)

  • Feb. 17, 2020 - Aug. 29, 2020 , see website for showtimes
  • The Kraine Theater
  • 85 East 4th Street , East Village
  • All Ages
  • $15 adult; $12 parent with child; $5 children younger than 13

A charismatic clown discovers magic chalk that makes everything he draws come to life in this fantastical one-man show guaranteed to delight audiences of all ages!

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Smorgasburg Prospect Park

  • Apr. 05, 2020 - Oct. 25, 2020 , Sundays, 11am-6pm
  • Prospect Park – Breeze Hill
  • East Drive at Lincoln Rd., Prospect Park
  • All Ages
  • Admission is free, prices vary for goods

Over 100 local and regional food purveyors will gather on Breeze Hill to offer a range of cuisines.

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Activity Table

  • Apr. 04, 2020 - Oct. 25, 2020 , Weekends, 2:00-4:00pm
  • Queens Botanical Garden
  • 43-50 Main St., Flushing
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • Free with garden admission ($6 adults; $2 children ages 4 to 12; free for children younger than 4)

Drop-in for family-friendly botanical-themed arts and crafts at the weekend Activity Table. Recommended for age 10 and under (accompanied by an adult).

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Smorgasburg Williamsburg

  • Apr. 04, 2020 - Oct. 31, 2020 , Saturdays, 10am-6pm
  • Marsha P. Johnson State Park
  • 90 Kent Ave., Williamsburg
  • All Ages
  • Admission is free, prices vary for goods

Local and regional food purveyors will gather to offer a range of cuisines.

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Survival: The Exhibition

  • Feb. 15, 2020 - Sep. 13, 2020 , Mon - Fri, 9:30 am – 5 pm; Sat & Sun, 10 am – 6 pm
  • New York Hall of Science
  • 4701 111th St., Corona
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult
  • $7 per person, plus museum admission ($16 adults; $13 children, students & senior citizens)

Survival: The Exhibition features a zipline, ropes course and museum displays that simulate extreme scenarios in an interactive and safe place for visitors of all ages to learn and test essential survival skills. Topics explored include first aid, water safety, navigation, fire, and preparedness.

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Orangetown Suffragist

  • Apr. 19, 2020 - Nov. 30, 2020 , Tuesdays and Fridays, 10am-2pm; Sundays, 1-4 or by appointment
  • Orangetown Historical Museum
  • 196 Chief Bill Harris Way, Orangeburg
  • All Ages
  • FREE Admission is free, donations appreciated

Orangetown Suffragist honors the women of Orangetown that were engaged in this national movement and the legacy they have left us. 

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BYOBaby Play Date

  • Jan. 07, 2020 - Aug. 25, 2020 , Tuesdays, 3:30-5pm
  • Bay Ridge Jewish Center
  • Fourth Avenue & 81 Street, Bay Ridge
  • Baby, Adult
  • $5

 A time for parents and caregivers of infants/ toddlers to relax and mingle over wine and cheese while the kids play in our safe space with toys and books galore. 

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Transit Tots

  • Apr. 09, 2020 - Dec. 31, 2020 , Thursdays, 10:15-11am
  • New York Transit Museum
  • 99 Schermerhorn St. , Brooklyn Heights
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Adult
  • $10; $5 children ages 2-17

Young train enthusiasts explore themes like animals underground, the people and buildings of New York City, colors and shapes, and the city's subways and buses.

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ONLINE Learn to Juggle

  • Mar. 27, 2020 - Dec. 31, 2020 , Anytime
  • Big Apple Circus
  • ,
  • All Ages
  • FREE

As long as you have a plastic bag, socks (or even a baby toy!) Big Apple Circus producer, Jack Marsh can teach you how to juggle. Learn how to jugg...

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Sunday Author Story Time

  • Mar. 08, 2020 - Dec. 20, 2020 , Sundays, 11:30am (Prospect Lefferts Garden) and 1:30pm (Fort Greene)
  • Greenlight Bookstore Prospect Lefferts Garden/
  • 632 Flatbush Ave./686 Fulton St., Prospect Lefferts Garden/Fort Greene
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Authors and illustrators present their new books with interactive readings and drawings, and often activities and crafts too! 

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Creative Movement for Kids at The Westchester

  • Mar. 15, 2020 - Dec. 31, 2020 , Thursdays, 10-10:45am
  • The Westchester
  • 125 Westchester Ave., White Plains
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Get your little ones to moving, learning basic movements and having fun! A parent or caregiver is required to attend and participate. 

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Lanyard Club

  • Jan. 02, 2020 - Oct. 24, 2020 , Weekdays and Saturdays, 3:30-4:00pm
  • Queens Library - Richmond Hill Branch
  • 118-14 Hillside Ave.,
  • Tween, Teen
  • FREE

Teens and tweens make a lanyard keychain or bracelet.

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Shining Lights Yoga for Kids

  • Feb. 05, 2020 - Dec. 30, 2020 , Wednesdays, 11am
  • The Westchester
  • 125 Westchester Ave., White Plains
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Stay active with your little and have fun doing yoga exercises.

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'Guess What' - The Family-Friendly Stand Up Comedy Show

  • Apr. 20, 2019 - Dec. 19, 2020 , Third Saturdays, 12:30pm
  • The Creek & The Cave
  • 10-93 Jackson Ave., Long Island City
  • All Ages
  • $10

The show is hosted by an 12-year-old and her dad.

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Children and Adults with ADD (CHADD) Meetings

  • Jan. 06, 2020 - Dec. 07, 2020 , 1st Monday of the month, 6:30-8:30pm
  • Select Human Services
  • 17-19 Marble Ave, Pleasantville
  • Adult
  • $5

Help you or your child manage ADD for success and discuss different topics at meetings on the 1st Monday of the month through the school year. 

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ONLINE Story Time with Miss Margie

  • May. 13, 2020 - Apr. 15, 2021 , Thursdays, 7:30pm
  • Miss Margie
  • ,
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Join Miss Margie for a free, fun and animated reading of some children's classics via Zoom! Parents and kids of all ages are welcome! NO ONE is...

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Picture Book Time

  • Jan. 08, 2020 - Dec. 23, 2020 , Wednesdays, 11:30am-12:30pm
  • Queens Library - Richmond Hill Branch
  • 118-14 Hillside Ave.,
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Join for stories, songs, finger plays, and a simple arts and crafts activity.

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Saturday Storytime

  • Sep. 07, 2019 - Aug. 25, 2020 , Saturdays, 11am-12pm
  • Teaneck Public Library
  • 840 Teaneck Road, Teaneck
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Enjoy old and new favorites at this family storytime.

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Rock n' Roll Babies & Toddlers

  • Sep. 06, 2019 - Aug. 28, 2020 , Fridays, 10:15-10:45am
  • Croton Free Library
  • 171 Cleveland Drive, Croton-on-Hudson
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

It's time for great stories, classic kids' songs, new rock n’ roll music, and lots of dancing! 

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Magic at Coney

  • Jan. 05, 2020 - Dec. 27, 2020 , Sundays, 12pm
  • Coney Island USA
  • 1208 Surf Ave., Coney Island
  • All Ages
  • $12; $8 children younger than 12

See this magical variety show highlighting a vast array of magicians; featuring illusionists, escape artists, mentalists, and close-up magicians from around the world.

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Cortelyou Greenmarket

  • Dec. 01, 2019 - Dec. 27, 2020 , Sundays, 8am-3pm
  • Greenmarket
  • Cortelyou Road and Rugby Road, Ditmas Park
  • All Ages
  • Admission is free, prices vary for goods

Shop at the market, recycle old clothes, and drop off your food scap compost. 

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Grand Army Plaza Greenmarket

  • Nov. 29, 2019 - Dec. 26, 2020 , Saturdays, 8am-4pm
  • Greenmarket
  • Prospect Park West & Flatbush Ave, West Brooklyn
  • All Ages
  • Admission is free, prices vary for goods

Shop fresh produce, flowers, and more. Drop off your food scrap compost and bring clothing to be recycled. 

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Staff Story Time

  • Sep. 07, 2019 - Dec. 27, 2020 , Saturdays, 1:30pm
  • Greenlight Bookstore PLG
  • 632 Flatbush Ave., Prospect Lefferts Garden
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Greenlight staff choose their favorite read-alouds to share with the youngest book lovers.

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T. rex: The Ultimate Predator

  • Mar. 11, 2019 - Aug. 09, 2020 , daily, 10am-5:45pm
  • The American Museum of Natural History
  • 200 Central Park West , Upper West Side
  • All Ages
  • Free with admission: $23; $18 seniors and students; $13 for children ages 2-12

This exhibit will reveal the amazing story of the most iconic dinosaur in the world through life-sized models, a virtual reality experience, and more.

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NYRR Open Run Baisley Pond Park

  • Jun. 22, 2019 - Dec. 26, 2020 , 9:00 am; Check-in 8:45 am
  • Baisley Pond Park
  • 156-10 Baisley Blvd, Jamaica
  • All Ages
  • FREE Free

NYRR Open Run is a community-based, volunteer-led running initiative - bringing free weekly runs and walks to local neighborhood parks.

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ONLINE Feathers of Fire--The Movie

  • Jun. 04, 2020 - Jun. 04, 2022 , Anytime
  • Vimeo
  • 155 First Ave., New York
  • All Ages
  • $4.95

"Feathers of Fire--The Movie" is an ingenious production of theater-on-film, conceived and directed by Hamid Rahmanian. It is intended fo...

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Second Saturdays Trailwork Party + Bike Share at Highbridge Bike Park

  • Sep. 14, 2019 - Sep. 10, 2022 , Second Saturday of each month, 10:00am-3:00pm
  • Highbridge Park
  • West 174th Street and Amsterdam Ave., Washington Heights/Bronx
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Learn what it takes to build, maintain, and ride the most progressive urban bike park in America.

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Weekly Drop-In at Rockland Baby Café

  • Mar. 25, 2017 - Jan. 31, 2023 , Thursdays, 11am-1pm
  • Martin Luther King Multi-Purpose Center
  • 110 Bethune Blvd., Spring Valley
  • Baby, Adult
  • FREE

A drop-in to meet and talk to new moms, learn how to make breast-feeding easier, make sure your baby is latching and gaining well, get tips on pumping and going back to work, and learn about other parenting topics.

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