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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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ONLINE WHBPAC Emerging Voices Virtual Open Mic

  • May. 28, 2020, 4:30-6pm
  • Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center
  • 76 Main Street, Westhampton Beach
  • Teen, Adult
  • FREE

Now is your chance to share your gift of live performance with others! Whether it's a pop standard, poetry reading, or you simply want to enjoy...

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ONLINE Teen Trivia Night

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

Grab some friends and see if you have what it takes to win the library's first online Teen Trivia Nigh! This is TRIVIA, not school. Questi...

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ONLINE Wetlands Fish: Exploring the Marsh Ecosystem

  • May. 28, 2020, 11am
  • Ward Melville Heritage Organization's Educational & Cultural Center
  • 97P Main St., Stony Brook
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Go on an adventure in the wetlands of West Meadow Creek in pursuit of evidence of archaeological artifacts! Discover how the wetlands have been con...

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ONLINE Fortnite Art Event - Draw Tomato Head & Durr Burger

  • May. 28, 2020, 4-5pm
  • Key to My Art!
  • , online
  • All Ages
  • $10 per family (siblings can share device)

Draw and use markers, crayons, colored pencils or paint to add color to your drawing! You can draw in your sketchbook, on printer paper or on canva...

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ONLINE The Influence of Mary Mowbray-Clarke

  • May. 28, 2020, 8-9pm
  • Rockland Center for the Arts
  • 27 S. Greenbush Rd, West Nyack
  • Teen, Adult
  • $10

This lecture, by art-historian Justin Duerr, will give an overview of the multi-faceted artist and counter-cultural maven Mary Mowbray-Clarke, her ...

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ONLINE Nature's Nursery: Cats! via Facebook Live

  • May. 28, 2020, 4pm
  • The White Memorial Conservation Center
  • ,
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • Donations accepted

Join The White Memorial Conservation Center for a special program designed for young nature lovers aged 3-6 years old. Education Director Carrie Sz...

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ONLINE Draw with Kayla - Darth Vader!

  • May. 28, 2020, 2-3pm
  • Key to My Art!
  • online, Amityville
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen
  • $10 per family (siblings can share device)

Draw and use markers, crayons, colored pencils or paint to add color to your drawing! You can draw in your sketchbook, on printer paper or on canva...

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ONLINE Draw with Kayla - Sis' Swing LOL Doll

  • May. 28, 2020, 12:30-1:30pm
  • Key to My Art!
  • online, Amityville
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen
  • $10 per family (siblings can share device)

Draw and use markers, crayons, colored pencils or paint to add color to your drawing! You can draw in your sketchbook, on printer paper or on canva...

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ONLINE Cupcake Chic Shopkins Art Event

  • May. 29, 2020, 4-5pm
  • Key to My Art!
  • online, online
  • All Ages
  • $10 per family (siblings can share device)

Draw and use markers, crayons, colored pencils or paint to add color to your drawing! You can draw in your sketchbook, on printer paper or on canva...

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ONLINE Virtual Storytime: Transportation

  • May. 29, 2020, 11:30am
  • Mount Vernon Hotel Museum & Garden
  • 421 East 61 Street, New York
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Join the museum for a virtual storytime. Read picture books about transportation and play an online game. Everyone welcome, but designed ...

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ONLINE Virtual Open House for Grades 5 - 12

  • May. 29, 2020, 1-2pm
  • The Waldorf School of Garden City
  • 225 Cambridge Ave, Garden City
  • Teen, Adult
  • FREE

Meet administrators and learn about how the Waldorf School of Garden City uniquely prepares students for success applying to and in college. Time w...

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ONLINE Draw with Kayla - Ian Lightfoot from Onward

  • May. 29, 2020, 12:30-1:30pm
  • Key to My Art!
  • online, Amityville
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen
  • $10 per family (siblings can share device)

Draw and use markers, crayons, colored pencils or paint to add color to your drawing! You can draw in your sketchbook, on printer paper or on canva...

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ONLINE Draw with Kayla - Mater from Cars

  • May. 29, 2020, 11am-12pm
  • Key to My Art!
  • online, Amityville
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen
  • $10 per family (siblings can share device)

Draw and use markers, crayons, colored pencils or paint to add color to your drawing! You can draw in your sketchbook, on printer paper or on canva...

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ONLINE Kids Create: Emoji Paper Folding

  • May. 29, 2020, 3:30-4:15pm
  • Brooklyn Public Library
  • ,
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Join the library to make a fun paper craft! Have markers, crayons, pencils, and paper at the ready.

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ONLINE Living Room Comedy Show

  • May. 29, 2020, 8pm
  • Postmark Cafe
  • 326 6th St, Brooklyn
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult
  • FREE

Guess what? The longest running stand-up comedy show in Brooklyn is back. It's still hosted by Turner Sparks and Aaron Kominos-Smith, it's ...

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Story Pirates & Friends Benefit Performance

  • May. 30, 2020, 3:00pm
  • NYU Skirball
  • 566 LaGuardia Place, Washington Square
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen, All Ages
  • $35

This special NYC celebration will include Story Pirates greatest hits - along with fresh new musical sketch comedy based on ideas from the audience.

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Kids Cooking Class: Making Pasta!

  • May. 30, 2020, 12:30pm
  • Westchester Italian Cultural Center
  • 1 Generoso Pope Place, Tuckahoe
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • $70 per adult and child; $60 per adult and child members; $40 individual; $35 individual members

Now that school is almost out, why not learn to make cavatelli.

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Family ArtsBash 2020

  • May. 30, 2020, 1-5pm
  • ArtsWestchester Gallery
  • 31 Mamaroneck Ave., White Plains
  • All Ages
  • $10 per Family

Enjoy a day of fun for the whole family with a gallery exhibition, musical entertainment and children's art activities, including ceramics, face painting and more.

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ONLINE Kindie Covers Kookie by Jumpin' Jamie Online Music Fest!

  • May. 30, 2020, 3-3:45pm
  • Jumpin' Jamie
  • ,
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Stuck home from school or work? Join Puppets by Palmieri for free live-stream 30 minute puppet shows with Mr Chris & Lucky Duck. Anyone who don...

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ONLINE Story Time: Ingela P. Arrhenius presents A Forest’s Seasons

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

Inspired by the stories her father told her about moving from Puerto Rico to New York as a child, Zara González Hoang’s author-illustr...

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ONLINE Facebook Live Stream: Outrageous Pets

  • May. 30, 2020, 10-11am
  • Westfield Garden State Plaza
  • ,
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Join Westfield Garden State Plaza on Facebook Live as they stream story time with the Sleeping Princess! Livestream events are powered by bergenPAC...

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ONLINE SATURDAY MORNING SHOW: Vanessa Trien

  • May. 30, 2020, 10am
  • Brookfield Place New York
  • 230 Vesey St. , Financial District
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Entertain the little ones at home with the Saturday Morning Show via BFPLNY Instagram Live! The show will feature performers, classes and...

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ONLINE VIRTUAL LINBA CLINIC

  • May. 30, 2020, 1-2pm
  • Long Island Nets
  • ,
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen
  • FREE

Join the Long Island Nets for their May Long Island Nets Basketball Academy presented by HSS Clinic online! Long Island Nets Assistant Coach R...

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ONLINE Gotham Juniors Virtual Watch Party

  • May. 30, 2020, 7pm
  • Gotham Roller Derby
  • https://www.twitch.tv/gothamrollerderby, Brooklyn
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Gotham Junior Roller Derby will be reliving their game against Atlanta Junior Roller Derby! Check out their Twitch to join. They'll h...

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ONLINE #ConcertsForKids 123 Andres

  • May. 31, 2020, 11am
  • Lincoln Center
  • Broadway at 64th Street, Upper West Side
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Grace McLean is an actor, singer, writer, and composer with theater credits on Broadway (Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812) and Off-Bro...

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ONLINE BKCM's Living Room Live: featuring 'Quarantine Duets'

  • May. 31, 2020, 3-4:30pm
  • Brooklyn Conservatory of Music
  • 58 Seventh Ave., Park Slope
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Tune in with your neighbors from across the street (or across the Atlantic!) for live performances by Brooklyn Conservatory of Music's wor...

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ONLINE The Winners Circle' Yonkers Philharmonic Concerto Concert

  • May. 31, 2020, 3pm
  • Yonkers Philharmonic
  • on-line only, Yonkers
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Join the Yonkers Philharmonic from the security and comfort of your own home for an on-line celebration of the winners of the 2020 Yonkers Philharm...

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POST-PAUSE Drive-In Movies in the Park: Onward

  • May. 31, 2020, 5pm
  • Great Neck Park District at Allenwood Park
  • Allenwood Rd., Great Neck
  • All Ages
  • FREE

In "Onward," teenage elf brothers Ian and Barley Lightfoot (voices of Tom Holland and Chris Pratt) get an unexpected opportunity to spend...

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POST-PAUSE Drive-In Movies in the Park: The Goonies

  • May. 31, 2020, 8pm
  • Great Neck Park District at Allenwood Park
  • Allenwood Rd., Great Neck
  • Tween, Teen, Adult
  • FREE

In "Onward," teenage elf brothers Ian and Barley Lightfoot (voices of Tom Holland and Chris Pratt) get an unexpected opportunity to spend...

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ONLINE Reading into History @ Home: Never Caught, The Story of Ona Judge

  • May. 31, 2020, 2-3pm
  • DiMenna Children's History Museum at New-York Historical Society
  • 170 Central Park W., Upper West Side
  • Tween
  • FREE

Meet at the Three Tun Tavern! In the 18th century, taverns served as restaurants, hotels, bars, ballrooms, and all-around social hubs where people ...

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ONLINE Picture This! Virtual Family Tour and Art-Making Experience

  • May. 31, 2020, 10:30-11:15am
  • The Jewish Museum
  • 1109 Fifth Ave., New York
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • $15 per family

Join The Jewish Museum for a virtual family tour and art-making experience inspired by their popular Picture This! series. Discover a sel...

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ONLINE Broadway’s Best for Breast Cancer!

  • Jun. 01, 2020, 6pm
  • Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan
  • 334 Amsterdam Avenue , New York
  • Teen, Adult
  • FREE

The Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan launches a five-episode virtual health and wellness series—Broadway’s Best for Breast Cancer!—...

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ONLINE Learn to Paint with James - The Aristocats

  • Jun. 01, 2020, 4-5pm
  • Key to My Art!
  • online, Amityville
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • $15 per family (siblings can share device)

Mr. James will walk the kids through the painting and they will follow along with him as he works. If you need supplies, please visit the Key to My...

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ONLINE Queens FEASTS Is Cooking Up With The Nourish Spot

  • Jun. 01, 2020, 1-2pm
  • Queens Public Library
  • ,
  • All Ages
  • FREE

FEASTS is going LIVE with special guest Dawn Kelly, owner of The Nourish Spot in Jamaica, Queens. The Nourish Spot is a neighborhood juice, smoothi...

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ONLINE - Creativity & Wellbeing: Building on the Synergy

  • Jun. 02, 2020, 3-4pm
  • Rockland Center for the Arts
  • 27 S. Greenbush Rd., West Nyack
  • Teen
  • $10

Creativity is part of human nature. Especially now, it's important to recognize and engage the creative problem-solving capacities that we all ...

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ONLINE Beginner Karate Class

  • Jun. 02, 2020, 6-7pm
  • Action Karate Parkwood
  • ,
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult
  • FREE

This introduction to karate class is designed for adults and children ages 3 and up. Everyone can participate in the live class right fro...

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ONLINE Lower School Virtual Open House

  • Jun. 02, 2020, 10-11am
  • Harbor Country Day School
  • 17 Three Sisters Rd , St. James
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween, Teen
  • FREE

This is a Virtual Open House event! Please join Harbor Country Day School to learn about all that they have to offer! Please email Christine M...

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ONLINE The Golden Age of Hollywood

  • Jun. 03, 2020, 2pm
  • New City Library
  • 220 North Main Street, New City
  • Adult
  • FREE

From the late 1920s through the end of World War II, studios like MGM, Warner Bros, 20th Century Fox, Paramount, and RKO would dominate film produc...

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ONLINE B2R Songwriting Webinar Part 3: Chord Progressions and Song

  • Jun. 03, 2020, 4-5pm or 7-8pm
  • Bach 2 Rock
  • 150 East Route 59, Nanuet
  • All Ages
  • $10

The backbone of every song is the chord progression. In this workshop, students will learn how to select chord progressions that match their song t...

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ONLINE The Social Lives of Dinosaurs

  • Jun. 03, 2020, 3pm
  • The Center for Science Teaching & Learning
  • 1450 Tanglewood Rd, Rockville Centre
  • All Ages
  • $10

Were dinosaurs good parents? Did "raptors" really hunt in packs? What were those frills on the horned dinosaurs really for? Join CST...

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ONLINE #ConcertsForKids Mark Mulcahy

  • Jun. 03, 2020, 4pm
  • Lincoln Center
  • Broadway at 64th Street, Upper West Side
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Mark Mulcahy is a composer and singer. He has released many albums and performs in the US and Europe. Mark composed the music for the Nickelodeon t...

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ONLINE Early Childhood Virtual Open House

  • Jun. 03, 2020, 10-11am
  • Harbor Country Day School
  • 17 Three Sisters Rd, St. James
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult
  • FREE

This is a Virtual Open House event! Please join Harbor Country Day School to learn about all that they have to offer! Please email Christine M...

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Winston Preparatory School Open House

  • Jun. 04, 2020, 9:30am
  • Winston Preparatory School
  • 30 Deforest Road, Dix Hills
  • Adult
  • FREE

Learn more about the school and sign up for their upcoming Open House.

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School's Out Club

  • Jun. 04, 2020, 9am-3:30pm
  • Queens Dance Project
  • 214-26 41 Ave, BAYSIDE
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • $60; $50 members

Drop off your child for a day of dance, crafts, and fun!

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ONLINE Upper School Virtual Open House

  • Jun. 04, 2020, 9-11am
  • Harbor Country Day School
  • 17 Three Sisters Rd, St. James
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult
  • FREE

Please join Harbor Country Day School to learn about all that they have to offer! Please email Christine McBrien at cmcbrien@hcdsny.org to RSV...

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The Capitol Steps- The Lyin’ Kings

  • Jun. 05, 2020, 8pm
  • Paramount Hudson Valley
  • 1008 Brown Street, Peekskill
  • All Ages
  • $47.50-$65

The Capitol Steps, America's political musical satire troupe that has been putting the "mock" in democracy for over nine Preside...

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Full Moon Hike

  • Jun. 05, 2020, 7-9pm
  • Tenafly Nature Center
  • 313 Hudson Ave, Tenafly
  • Adult
  • $10; $5 members

Experience a guided 1 1/2-2 hour walk (approximately 1 mile) along the trails, on a night near the occurrence of a full moon. Participants will sto...

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ONLINE Draw with Erica - Scooby Doo

  • Jun. 05, 2020, 3-4pm
  • Key to My Art!
  • online, Amityville
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen
  • $10 per family (siblings can share device)

Draw and use markers, crayons, colored pencils or paint to add color to your drawing! You can draw in your sketchbook, on printer paper or on canva...

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ONLINE Kids Online Paint Party

  • Jun. 05, 2020, 6-9pm
  • Earth Arts of Long Beach, Inc
  • ,
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • $15 for class and supplies; $5 for class only

Grab a brush and paint a masterpiece with friends on Zoom! Step by step instructions for any skill level! Delivery of optional art supplies to...

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Sing 'n Schmooze on Shabbat!

  • Jun. 06, 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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123 Andrés

  • Jun. 06, 2020, 11:00am
  • David Rubenstein Atrium
  • Broadway between 62nd & 63rd Street, New York
  • Pre-school & younger
  • FREE FREE

Latin Grammy-winning music duo Andrés and Christina, better known as 123 Andrés close out our Artist at the Atrium season. Known for bringing joyful sounds, a passion for bilingualism, and a high-energy love of music to their shows, they will get kids dancing with their catchy songs in both Spanish and English.

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

  • Jun. 06, 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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Hidden Pond Day Camp Open House

  • Jun. 06, 2020, 10am-2pm
  • Hidden Pond Day Camp
  • 660 Terry Road, Hauppauge
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult, All Ages
  • FREE

Join Hidden Pond Day Camp for a tour at their Open House and find out more!

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Pet Adoption Fair

  • Jun. 06, 2020, 10am-2pm
  • Emma Clark Library
  • 120 Main Street, Setauket
  • All Ages
  • FREE

This annual event will feature various animal rescue organizations, animal advocacy associations, and pets for adoption.

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Senses, Nature Appreciation & Sustainable Foraging!

  • Jun. 06, 2020, 1-3pm
  • Tenafly Nature Center
  • 313 Hudson Ave, Tenafly
  • All Ages
  • $8; $5 members

A program and nature walk about using your senses to find delicious edible wild plants and appreciate the natural world of the Tenafly Nature Cente...

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Animal Ambassador of the Month

  • Jun. 06, 2020, 10-10:30am
  • Tenafly Nature Center
  • 313 Hudson Ave, Tenafly
  • All Ages
  • $5; $2 members; free for children younger than 2

Celebrate the animal abassador of the month and the important job that they do!

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ONLINE Story Time: Jonathan E. Jacobs presents The Secret Rhino Society

  • Jun. 06, 2020, 11:30am
  • Greenlight Bookstore
  • 686 Fulton St. (at S. Portland St.), Fort Greene
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

In the spirit of favorites like Stick & Stone and Spoon Jonathan E. Jacobs’s debut picture book, The Secret Rhin...

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ONLINE YAI Virtual Central Park Challenge

  • Jun. 06, 2020, 10:30am-12pm
  • YAI
  • , New York
  • All Ages
  • Donations suggested

YAI's Central Park Challenge is one of the largest events in New York that celebrates people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (...

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POST-PAUSE Drive-In Movies in the Park: Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory

  • Jun. 07, 2020, 5pm
  • Great Neck Park District at Kings Point Park
  • Redbrook Rd., Kings Point
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Promoted as a family musical by Paramount Pictures, Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory is more of a black comedy, perversely faithful to the spi...

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POST-PAUSE Drive-In Movies in the Park: Dazed and Confused

  • Jun. 07, 2020, 8pm
  • Great Neck Park District at Kings Point Park
  • Redbrook Rd., Kings Point
  • Adult
  • FREE

Promoted as a family musical by Paramount Pictures, Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory is more of a black comedy, perversely faithful to the spi...

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ONLINE Learn to Paint with James - The Toad from Mario

  • Jun. 08, 2020, 4-5pm
  • Key to My Art!
  • , Amityville
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • $15 per family (siblings can share device)

Mr. James will walk the kids through the painting and they will follow along with him as he works. If you need supplies, please visit the Key to My...

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School's Out Club

  • Jun. 09, 2020, 9am-3:30pm
  • Queens Dance Project
  • 214-26 41 Ave, BAYSIDE
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • $60; $50 members

Drop off your child for a day of dance, crafts, and fun!

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POSTPONED: Burger & Beer Blast

  • Jun. 11, 2020, 6-10pm
  • Kenisco Dam
  • 1 Bronx River Parkway, Valhalla
  • Adult
  • $75 (Includes all food & beverages)

Burgers, beer, music, wine, spirits, food trucks and the best grilling on this side of the Hudson River come together at Westchester's ultimate...

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Stroller Tour- Studio 54: Night Magic

  • Jun. 12, 2020, 10-11am
  • Brooklyn Museum
  • 200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn
  • Baby, Adult
  • $20; $16 in advance; $14 members

This baby-friendly program features touchable objects, songs, exploration of the art in the galleries, and an opportunity to connect with other adults.

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ONLINE Draw with Erica - Dragon

  • Jun. 12, 2020, 3-4pm
  • Key to My Art!
  • online, Amityville
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen
  • $10 per family (siblings can share device)

Draw and use markers, crayons, colored pencils or paint to add color to your drawing! You can draw in your sketchbook, on printer paper or on canva...

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Ecology Club for Families with Special Needs

  • Jun. 13, 2020, 3:30-4:30pm
  • Rye Nature Center
  • 873 Boston Post Road, Rye
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Children with special needs are invited to bring a family member or caregiver with them to the Nature Center to enjoy animal programs, hikes, and other fun science and sensory adventures. Pre-registration required. 

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Daddy & Me Animal Show

  • Jun. 13, 2020, 9:15-10:15am
  • Rye Nature Center
  • 873 Boston Post Road, Rye
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • $15 per family; $10 per members family

Fathers (or other caregiver) and children can join Rye Nature Center for this fun-filled animal adventure.

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POSTPONED: Grand Tasting Village

  • Jun. 13, 2020, 12-4pm
  • Kensico Dam Plaza
  • 1 Bronx River Parkway Road, Valhalla
  • Adult
  • $85 (Includes all food & beverages)

The signature event of the Wine & Food Festival, the Grand Tasting Village features tastings from 50+ local restaurants and more than 200 wines...

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End of Year Bash

  • Jun. 13, 2020, 5-8pm
  • Queens Dance Project
  • 214-26 41 Ave, BAYSIDE
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • $30; $25 members

Join the Queens Dance Project for their final celebration of the year!

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ONLINE Story Time: Elin Kelsey presents A Last Goodbye

  • Jun. 13, 2020, 11:30am
  • Greenlight Bookstore
  • 686 Fulton St. (at S. Portland St.), Fort Greene
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

In the spirit of favorites like Stick & Stone and Spoon Jonathan E. Jacobs’s debut picture book, The Secret Rhin...

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Greater Newburgh Symphony Orchestra’s The Swan Becomes the Sun

  • Jun. 14, 2020, 4-6pm
  • Paramount Hudson Valley
  • 1008 Brown Street, Peekskill
  • All Ages
  • $25

Hear Nielsen’s Helios Overture, an ode to the sun, and Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake Suite.

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Nature Day!

  • Jun. 14, 2020, 10am-4pm
  • Tenafly Nature Center
  • 313 Hudson Ave, Tenafly
  • All Ages
  • $5; $3 members; free for children younger than 2

Join TNC for their Nature Day celebration where guests can enjoy workshops, scavenger hunts, and more. 

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ONLINE Learn to Paint with James - Baby Yoda

  • Jun. 15, 2020, 4-5pm
  • Key to My Art!
  • online, Amityville
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • $15 per family (siblings can share device)

Mr. James will walk the kids through the painting and they will follow along with him as he works. If you need supplies, please visit the Key to My...

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ONLINE Learn with Carnegie Hall: Musical Explorers for Families

  • Jun. 17, 2020, 2pm
  • Carnegie Hall
  • 881 Seventh Ave., Midtown
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Carnegie Hall’s Weill Music Institute presents a recent Musical Explorers concert for families. Join New York City–based artists as the...

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ONLINE Virtual Vereen and Friends

  • Jun. 18, 2020, 6pm
  • Care For the Homeless
  • , N/A
  • All Ages
  • $50-$3,000

Virtual Vereen and Friends is an hour-long benefit event for Care For the Homeless (CFH) and their COVID-19 Relief Efforts for homeless New Yo...

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Tot Shabbat

  • Jun. 19, 2020, 5:30-6:30pm
  • Bay Ridge Jewish Center
  • Fourth Avenue & 81 Street, Bay Ridge
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Adult
  • FREE

Laugh, jump, sing along and welcome Shabbat with stories, music, challah & grape juice, led by the amazing Tkiya Music. Ages 0-5.

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ONLINE Draw with Erica - Thanos

  • Jun. 19, 2020, 3-4pm
  • Key to My Art!
  • online, Amityville
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen
  • $10 per family (siblings can share device)

Draw and use markers, crayons, colored pencils or paint to add color to your drawing! You can draw in your sketchbook, on printer paper or on canva...

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Hidden Pond Day Camp Open House

  • Jun. 20, 2020, 10am-2pm
  • Hidden Pond Day Camp
  • 660 Terry Road, Hauppauge
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Join Hidden Pond Day Camp for a tour at their Open House and find out more!

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Nature Story Time

  • Jun. 20, 2020, 10-10:30am
  • Tenafly Nature Center
  • 313 Hudson Ave, Tenafly
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • $5 per child; free for members and children younger than 2

Families with children ages 3-7 will enjoy a nature-themed story and a visit from one of Tenafly Nature Center’s Animal Ambassadors.

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Adventures in Reading: Outdoor StoryWalk® Exhibit

  • Jun. 20, 2020, 9am-8pm
  • Tenafly Nature Center
  • 313 Hudson Ave, Tenafly
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Hikers can read a nature-themed story while they walk in the woods.

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Guess What Family Friendly Comedy Show

  • Jun. 20, 2020, 1pm
  • Creek and Cave Comedy Club
  • 10-93 Jackson Ave, Long Island City
  • All Ages
  • FREE

NYC comics performing at clubs, colleges and on TV try their PG best to make your whole family laugh.

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Daddy & Me Rockets!

  • Jun. 21, 2020, 10am-1pm
  • The Center for Science Teaching & Learning
  • 1450 Tanglewood Rd, Rockville Centre
  • All Ages
  • $40 per rocket

Celebrate Father's Day by building a rocket and launching it with your child!

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Father’s Day Walk

  • Jun. 21, 2020, 1-3pm
  • Tenafly Nature Center
  • 313 Hudson Ave, Tenafly
  • All Ages
  • $6; $3 members; free for Fathers and children younger than 2

A family walk is the perfect activity to celebrate this special family day.

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ONLINE Virtual Trivia Slam Game for Families

  • Jun. 21, 2020, 1pm and 3pm
  • WATSON ADVENTURES
  • , New York
  • Tween, Teen, Adult
  • $19 per person

Stuck at home with the kids and looking for something fun to do together? Round up your friends and family for a live virtual trivia game that'...

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POSTPONED: Sassy Ladies Shopping Night Out

  • Jun. 26, 2020, 5:30-10pm
  • Doubletree by Hilton Hotel
  • 455 S Broadway, Tarrytown
  • Teen, Adult
  • $20-$50

Sassy Ladies Shopping Night Out is celebrating 10 years! Join them for a wonderful evening which will include... * DJ, Comedy Spotlight, Food/...

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ONLINE Draw with Erica - Cute Summer Things

  • Jun. 26, 2020, 3-4pm
  • Key to My Art!
  • online, Amityville
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen
  • $10 per family (siblings can share device)

Draw and use markers, crayons, colored pencils or paint to add color to your drawing! You can draw in your sketchbook, on printer paper or on canva...

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The Fabulous Thunderbirds

  • Jun. 27, 2020, 8pm
  • Paramount Hudson Valley Theater
  • 1008 Brown Street, Peekskill
  • All Ages
  • $35-$55

For over 30 years, The Fabulous Thunderbirds have been the quintessential American band. The group’s distinctive and powerful sound, influenc...

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KIDZ BOP LIVE 2020

  • Jun. 27, 2020, 6pm
  • Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theatre
  • 1000 Ocean Pkwy., Wantagh
  • All Ages
  • $25-$197.50

Be a part of this interactive experience with exciting choreography, and tons of cool surprises!

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ONLINE Brickworld's Summer Virtual EXPO

  • Jun. 27, 2020, 12-6pm
  • Brickworld
  • ,
  • All Ages
  • $9-$27 Per Device

Using Zoom rooms, the Brickworld Virtual LEGO Expo will allow participants to show their own creations to others as well as experts, including...

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Family Campout

  • May. 30, 2020 - May. 31, 2020 , Saturday 5pm–Sunday 9am
  • Rye Nature Center
  • 873 Boston Post Road, Rye
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult
  • $40

Stargazing, campfire stories, roasting marshmallows, and falling asleep to the sounds of nature are on the agenda. This is the perfect way to intro...

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Trolls LIVE!

  • Jun. 13, 2020 - Jun. 14, 2020 , Saturday and Sunday, 10:30am, 2pm, and 5:30pm
  • The Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden
  • Seventh Avenue at 32nd Street, Midtown
  • All Ages
  • $40 and up

Get ready for another hair-raising adventure when Poppy, Branch, and all their Trolls friends come to life on stage in Trolls LIVE!, ...

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ONLINE NYC Kids Fest

  • Jun. 20, 2020 - Jun. 21, 2020 , 2-6pm
  • NYC Kids Fest
  • ,
  • All Ages
  • FREE

NYC Kids Fest is entering its 15th year and will be launching as a live, interactive, virtual festival! Join them for a packed weekend with lo...

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ONLINE Lincoln Center at Home: Lincoln Center Pop-Up Classroom

  • Mar. 24, 2020 - Jun. 12, 2020 , Weekdays, 2pm
  • Lincoln Center
  • Broadway at 64th Street, Upper West Side
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Schools may be closed but Lincoln Center Pop-Up Classroom is open. Tune in to Facebook Live every weekday for your daily dose of creativity.&n...

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POST-PAUSE NYCB LIVE Drive-In Movie: Trolls (2016)

  • May. 29, 2020 - May. 31, 2020 , Friday-Sunday, 7pm; Saturday and Sunday, 4pm
  • NYCB LIVE, Home of The Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum
  • 1255 Hempstead Turnpike, Uniondale
  • All Ages
  • $35 at per vehicle at the gate (credit/debit only); $30 in advance

Join NYCB LIVE for a screening of Trolls during their first-ever drive in movie weekend!  Please note, this event is rain or shine.&...

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ONLINE ndiLIVE! Free online dance classes from National Dance Institute

  • May. 26, 2020 - May. 29, 2020 , Weekdays at 4pm and on Wednesdays at 8am
  • National Dance Institute
  • 217 W. 147th Street, New York
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Through the ndiLIVE! platform of free online classes, NDI teaching artists are leading children in signature NDI choreography, a variety of high-en...

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ONLINE Little New-Yorkers @ Home: Julián Is A Mermaid

  • Jun. 02, 2020 - Jun. 05, 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

Join the museum via Zoom for story time and crafts! Each class includes a special Little New-Yorkers hello song, silly dances and songs, a sto...

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ONLINE Little New-Yorkers @ Home: Brontorina

  • Jun. 09, 2020 - Jun. 12, 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

Join the museum via Zoom for story time and crafts! Each class includes a special Little New-Yorkers hello song, silly dances and songs, a sto...

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ONLINE Little New-Yorkers @ Home: Grumpy Monkey

  • Jun. 16, 2020 - Jun. 19, 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

Join the museum via Zoom for story time and crafts! Each class includes a special Little New-Yorkers hello song, silly dances and songs, a sto...

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ONLINE Little New-Yorkers @ Home: After The Fall: How Humpty Dumpty Got Back Up Again

  • Jun. 23, 2020 - Jun. 26, 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

Join the museum via Zoom for story time and crafts! Each class includes a special Little New-Yorkers hello song, silly dances and songs, a sto...

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ONLINE Jam with Jamie

  • Mar. 24, 2020 - May. 29, 2020 , See website for schedule
  • Facebook Live
  • https://www.facebook.com/jammingwithjamie,
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Jam with Jamie is offering free virtual jam sessions from talented performers across the nation every week day with their wonderful performers...

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ONLINE Student Streams: Donizetti's La Fille du Régiment

  • May. 25, 2020 - May. 29, 2020 , See website for schedule
  • Metropolitan Opera House
  • 30 Lincoln Center Plaza, Upper West Side
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Designed to support teachers, students, and families working and learning remotely during the Covid-19 crisis, this program offers daily live event...

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ONLINE Jazz (7-12yrs)

  • May. 23, 2020 - May. 29, 2020 , Fridays, 12:30-1:30pm
  • Great Neck Park District
  • ,
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Join Michele for Zumba at home! Michele has been teaching Dance and Fitness across the Northshore of Long Island since 2006 and is a licensed Zumba...

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ONLINE: LIVE 'BERKNER BREAK' CONCERTS

  • Mar. 24, 2020 - Jun. 30, 2020 , Most weekdays, 10am
  • LAURIE BERKNER
  • ,
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Families can join Laurie, direct from her house, for LIVE "Berkner Break" concerts, streamed most weekday mornings<...

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ONLINE Musical Toddler Yoga

  • May. 21, 2020 - Jun. 25, 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 Basketball Moves and Grooves

  • May. 22, 2020 - May. 29, 2020 , Fridays, 3-3:30pm
  • Great Neck Park District
  • ,
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Taught by Local Resident Steve Cronin. 30 Minutes of dribbling skills! Practice low dribbles, high dribbles, thru the legs, behind the back, a...

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ONLINE Zumba

  • May. 22, 2020 - May. 29, 2020 , Fridays, 4-4:30pm
  • Great Neck Park District
  • ,
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Join Michele for Zumba at home! Michele has been teaching Dance and Fitness across the Northshore of Long Island since 2006 and is a licensed Zumba...

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ONLINE SARAH NOLEN / JUDY SAVES THE DAY!

  • May. 23, 2020 - May. 30, 2020 , Saturdays, 3-4pm
  • Goat on a Boat Theater
  • ,
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • $10 suggested donation

Mr. Punch’s garbage pile nearly devours him! This updated classic follows the troubles and travails of puppetry’s favorite loudmouth, M...

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ONLINE Virtual Bilingual Storytimes

  • May. 26, 2020 - Jun. 02, 2020 , Tuesdays, 11am
  • Warner Library
  • 121 N Broadway, Tarrytown
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Bilingual Storytime will be live on Facebook for all ages. Join the Warner Library to explore various educational themes through stories,...

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ONLINE Facebook Live Storytime With Miss Mary

  • May. 29, 2020 - Jun. 05, 2020 , Fridays, 3:30-4pm
  • Patchogue-Medford Library
  • 54-60 East Main Street, Patchogue
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Miss Mary will share a storytime with you right in the comfort of your own home! Tune in to chat and hear some stories!

La se orita Mary...

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ONLINE Billion Oyster Project Virtual Symposium Week

  • Jun. 05, 2020 - Jun. 12, 2020 , 3pm
  • Billion Oyster Project
  • , New York
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult, All Ages
  • FREE

The BOP Virtual Symposium Week is a celebration of unique & creative student work about the New York Harbor! About this Event This year BOP is ...

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ONLINE HGF's 2020 5K Virtual Run & Walk for Kids' Growth

  • Jun. 06, 2020 - Jun. 13, 2020 , 8am-1pm
  • HG Foundation
  • 997 Glen Cove Ave, Suite 5, Glen Head
  • All Ages
  • $0-$15

Join the community and participate in the Human Growth Foundation's (HGF) 2020 VIRTUAL 5K Run & Walk for Kids' Growth! Be part of a GRO...

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ONLINE KidsFilmFest 2020

  • May. 29, 2020 - Jun. 07, 2020 , Films available all day
  • BrooklynFilmFestival.org
  • ,
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult
  • FREE

KidsFilmFest is an initiative of the Brooklyn Film Festival. This year Kids...

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Nature Art Activities at Home

  • May. 19, 2020 - May. 31, 2020 , Anytime
  • Strawtown Studio
  • 640 North Midland Ave. , Nyack
  • All Ages
  • FREE

With these free activities (shared via PDF and video) experience close-up nature observation, art and handwork with simple materials from your home...

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ONLINE Dance, Sing, & Play

  • May. 14, 2020 - May. 28, 2020 , Thursdays, 9:30am
  • The Dance Loft of Long Beach
  • ,
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • $7

Calling all little ones (ages 5 and under) who would love a dance-along, sing-along, interactive class that’s fun and educational! Join &ldqu...

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ONLINE YOGA with Kecia Chin

  • May. 16, 2020 - May. 30, 2020 , Saturdays, 10am
  • Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning (JCAL)
  • 161-04 Jamaica Avenue, Jamaica
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen
  • FREE

Tune into JCAL's YouTube channel to learn African Dance with CecileNicole Brathwaite. At the tender age of 2 CecileNicole Brathwaite ...

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ONLINE Virtual Playdate

  • May. 16, 2020 - May. 30, 2020 , Saturdays, 10am (ages 6 and younger) and 11am (ages 7 and older)
  • NORY
  • ,
  • All Ages
  • FREE

NORY Virtual Playdate is an opportunity for children to play and socialize with friends in a remote robot competition. Children will get to co...

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ONLINE Live-Stream Puppet Show

  • May. 16, 2020 - May. 30, 2020 , Saturdays, 11am
  • Puppets by Palmieri
  • ,
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • Donations accepted

Stuck home from school or work? Join Puppets by Palmieri for free live-stream 30 minute puppet shows with Mr Chris & Lucky Duck. Anyone who don...

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ONLINE Virtual Chair Yoga & Morning Meditation

  • May. 21, 2020 - Jun. 04, 2020 , Thursdays, 10am
  • New City Library
  • 220 North Main Street, New City
  • Teen, Adult
  • FREE

Longtime chair yoga and meditation teacher, Rochelle Spooner, will demonstrate and talk you through an evening yoga session. Whether you're wor...

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ONLINE Virtual Math HW help

  • May. 28, 2020 - Jun. 11, 2020 , Thurdsays, 3-5pm
  • Patchogue-Medford Library
  • 54-60 East Main Street, Patchogue
  • Tween, Teen
  • FREE

Ms. Talhami is here to help you with your math questions virtually via Go To Meeting Teen Math Homework Help. Please join my meeting from your...

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ONLINE Art Series With Evan Bishop For Kids

  • Jun. 02, 2020 - Jun. 16, 2020 , Tuesdays, 4pm
  • Queens Public Library
  • ,
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Bring a pencil and paper and join the library to learn how to draw on the following themes:

6/2: Superpowers

6/9: Animal Remix

6/...

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ONLINE Anime Drawing Class with Mr. James 6-8 year olds

  • May. 14, 2020 - May. 29, 2020 , Thursdays, 1-2pm
  • Key to My Art!
  • online, online
  • Young elementary
  • $15 per family (siblings can share device)

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 Show Up Kids! LIVE!

  • May. 15, 2020 - May. 30, 2020 , Fridays and Saturdays, 4pm
  • SHOW UP, KIDS!
  • ,
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • $12 per family

Peter Michael Marino continues the run of his wildly popular "Show Up, Kids! Online LIVE!" with interactive performances. Kids from all o...

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ONLINE Battery Dance TV Free Weekly Virtual Dance Classes for Kids

  • May. 13, 2020 - May. 29, 2020 , Hip-Hop: Mondays and Fridays, 3pm; Dance: Wednesdays, 3pm
  • Battery Dance
  • 380 Broadway, New York
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen
  • FREE

In the wake of school closures, Battery Dance knows things are difficult for both teachers and students. As such, they will now offer free virtual ...

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ONLINE Sing with Suzi Shelton LIVE

  • Mar. 31, 2020 - May. 29, 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 Turn it out with Tiler

  • May. 12, 2020 - May. 29, 2020 , Monday-Friday, 1pm
  • Tiler Peck
  • ,
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Tiler Peck is Principal Dancer at the New York City Ballet and also the author of her new children's book Katerina Ballerina. She invites every...

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ONLINE Anime Drawing Class with Mr. James 9-16 year olds

  • May. 12, 2020 - May. 29, 2020 , Thursdays, 4-5pm
  • Key to My Art!
  • online, Amityville
  • Tween, Teen
  • $15 per family (siblings can share device)

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 somet...

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ONLINE Cartooning with James

  • May. 12, 2020 - May. 29, 2020 , Tuesdays, 4-5pm
  • Key to My Art!
  • , Amityville
  • Tween, Teen
  • $15 per family (siblings can share device)

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 Cartooning with James

  • May. 12, 2020 - May. 29, 2020 , Tuesdays, 1-2pm
  • Key to My Art!
  • , Amityville
  • Young elementary
  • $15 per family (siblings can share device)

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 92Y VIRTUAL PLAYTIME

  • May. 13, 2020 - May. 31, 2020 , Wednesdays, 2pm and Sundays, 11am
  • 92nd Street Y
  • 1395 Lexington Ave., Upper East Side
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Join 92Y for a delightful 30-minute, interactive class that will keep your little one engaged and inspired. This innovative virtual playtime i...

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ONLINE FRIDAY FUN with Linnea on YouTube

  • Apr. 03, 2020 - May. 29, 2020 , Fridays, 9am
  • Larchmont Public Library
  • ,
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Want to wind down with the family? Join Children’s Librarian Linnea for a special Bedtime Story program over Facebook Live. 

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ONLINE MUSIC with Karina Parker

  • Apr. 04, 2020 - May. 30, 2020 , Saturdays, 1pm
  • Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning (JCAL)
  • 161-04 Jamaica Avenue, Jamaica
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen
  • FREE

This music series will incorporate all aspects of general music learning from note reading and rhythmic studies, to music history and music appreci...

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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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Museum Minis

  • May. 07, 2020 - May. 28, 2020 , Thursdays, 10:30-11am
  • Westchester Children's Museum
  • 100 Playland Parkway, Rye
  • Baby
  • $7.50; $6.50 seniors; free for members, children younger than 1, and active duty military personnel and their families within the same household

Meet up for social play, muscle and brain builders, tumbling and jumping, music and instruments, dancing, and story time. Ages 18-24 months. 

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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 Thank You Thursdays with Mo Willems

  • May. 07, 2020 - May. 28, 2020 , Thursdays, after 1pm
  • The Kennedy Center
  • ,
  • All Ages
  • FREE

May is THANK-O-RAMA month with Mo Willems! As part of the monthlong celebration, Disney Publishing Worldwide is joining the Kennedy Center for a sp...

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ONLINE Drama with Gareth Tidball

  • May. 08, 2020 - May. 29, 2020 , Fridays, 4pm
  • Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning (JCAL)
  • 161-04 Jamaica Avenue, Jamaica
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen
  • FREE

Gareth Tidball is a Welsh-American actress, teaching artist and dialect coach. A drama graduate of NYU's Tisch School of the Arts, Gareth ...

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ONLINE SONGWRITING with Chris Ignacio

  • May. 09, 2020 - May. 30, 2020 , Saturdays, 4pm
  • Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning (JCAL)
  • 161-04 Jamaica Avenue, Jamaica
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen
  • FREE

Gareth Tidball is a Welsh-American actress, teaching artist and dialect coach. A drama graduate of NYU's Tisch School of the Arts, Gareth ...

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ONLINE Doodle Along with Pzazz Art Studio

  • May. 22, 2020 - Jun. 12, 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 Virtual Art Class

  • May. 30, 2020 - Jun. 20, 2020 , Saturdays, 10-11am
  • Learning Lab
  • ,
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • Pay as you wish

Learn to paint something new each week in this art class geared towards children ages 4-11.
The materials you will need are as follows:
1...

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ONLINE Autism Music Class

  • Jun. 03, 2020 - Jun. 24, 2020 , Wednesdays, 2:30-3pm
  • POAC Autism Services
  • ,
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Get up and move, stay fit, and relieve the stress of the day with Natalia and Mercedes on POAC Facebook Live. It’s fitness fun for the whole ...

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ONLINE Family Zumba

  • Jun. 04, 2020 - Jun. 25, 2020 , Thursdays, 2:30-3:15pm
  • POAC Autism Services
  • ,
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Get up and move, stay fit, and relieve the stress of the day with Natalia and Mercedes on POAC Facebook Live. It’s fitness fun for the whole ...

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ONLINE Friday Fun with Mr. Scott The Music Man

  • Jun. 05, 2020 - Jun. 26, 2020 , Fridays, 2:30-3pm
  • POAC Autism Services
  • ,
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Join POAC and Mr. Scott the Music Man for a half hour of music, movement, fun, and your garden variety silliness.

...

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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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Songwriting Workshops with Alice Leon

  • Apr. 23, 2020 - Jun. 30, 2020 , Daily, 10am
  • Facebook LIVE
  • ,
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Join children's artist Alice Leon for interactive songwriting workshops, perfect for kids and the whole family.

...

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ONLINE Wizard School Virtual Scavenger Hunt

  • Jun. 06, 2020 - Jun. 28, 2020 , Saturdays, 5pm and Sundays, 2pm
  • Virtual Museum Game
  • Online, 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 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 - Jun. 30, 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 MusiCity Kids on Facebook

  • May. 06, 2020 - May. 29, 2020 , Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 12pm
  • MusiCity Kids
  • ,
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

MusiCity Kids, anchored by host, creator, and Executive Producer Tamara Fyke, features segments on physical education, financial literacy, science,...

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ONLINE Popsicle Virtual Recess

  • May. 12, 2020 - Jun. 04, 2020 , Tuesdays and Thursdays, 4pm
  • Popsicle
  • , New York
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Parents and kids can tune into Virtual Recess on Popsicle's Instagram Live for new and exciting sessions. Each original Virtual Recess act...

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ONLINE James and the Giant Peach, with Taika and Friends

  • May. 18, 2020 - Jun. 12, 2020 , Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 1pm
  • YouTube
  • ,
  • All Ages
  • Donations accepted

Join Academy Award-winning filmmaker, Taika Waititi as he reads James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl, in full across 10 episodes, to raise money...

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ONLINE STEM with special guests from The Mentor Project

  • Apr. 04, 2020 - May. 30, 2020 , Saturdays, 11am and Thursdays, 4pm
  • Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning (JCAL)
  • 161-04 Jamaica Avenue, Jamaica
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

An excited array of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) programs are in store, courtesy of JCAL's partners at the Mentor Project....

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ONLINE Children's Day (Kodomo no Hi) from Home

  • May. 05, 2020 - May. 31, 2020 , Anytime
  • Japan Society
  • 333 E 47th St, New York
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Join the Japan Society for Japan’s national holiday where all children are stars and their happiness is celebrated! Watch a theatrical perfor...

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APEC Focus on Nature Photo Contest for Children

  • May. 04, 2020 - May. 31, 2020 , Anytime
  • Alley Pond Environmental Center
  • 224-65 76th Ave., Oakland Gardens
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Calling all junior photographers! Alley Pond Environmental Center in Queens, NY, is hosting a photo contest for children ages 12 & under. Submi...

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Dungeons and Dragons

  • Jan. 02, 2020 - May. 28, 2020 , Thursdays, 4-5pm
  • Brooklyn Public Library, Bay Ridge
  • 7223 Ridge Blvd. at 73rd St. , Bay Ridge
  • Tween, Teen
  • FREE

Join the library for a Dungeons and Dragons session and play through the story quests provided by the Dungeon Master. Ages 10 and older. 

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ONLINE Live Video Chat tour of Jackson Pollock's House

  • Mar. 31, 2020 - May. 28, 2020 , Tuesdays and Thursdays, 2-3pm for children; 4-5pm for teens and adults
  • Imagine That! Art Education
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  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult
  • FREE

FREE Live ZOOM video chat tours of Pollock-Krasner House with Education Coordinator Joyce Raimondo. Joyce will guide visitors through Jackson ...

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ONLINE FAMILY BEDTIME STORIES with Linnea on Facebook Live

  • Apr. 02, 2020 - May. 28, 2020 , Thursdays, 7pm
  • Larchmont Public Library
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  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Want to wind down with the family? Join Children’s Librarian Linnea for a special Bedtime Story program over Facebook Live. 

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ONLINE Virtual Science Trivia for Kids & Families

  • May. 01, 2020 - May. 29, 2020 , Fridays, 11:30am
  • Liberty Science Center
  • 222 Jersey City Boulevard, Jersey City
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Kids and families are invited to compete in Liberty Science Center’s NEW weekly trivia games for younger competitors! Join your quizmaster LI...

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ONLINE Watson Adventures’ Virtual Trivia Slam Game for Families

  • May. 02, 2020 - May. 30, 2020 , See website for schedule
  • WATSON ADVENTURES
  • Play at Home, New York
  • Tween, Teen, Adult
  • $75 for up to 6 players

Stuck at home with the kids and looking for some fun? Round up your friends and family for a live virtual trivia game that’ll have everyone l...

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ONLINE Kids Yoga Virtual Class

  • May. 02, 2020 - May. 30, 2020 , Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, 2-2:30pm
  • Yoga at Simply Well
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  • Young elementary, Tween
  • $5 per household

Kids Yoga is a playful and creative approach to yoga for elementary school aged kids which incorporates active poses, cooperative games, and easily...

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ONLINE Children's Workshop with Amy DiGi

  • May. 03, 2020 - May. 31, 2020 , Sundays, 2pm
  • The Art Students League
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  • Young elementary
  • FREE

Join Amy DiGi’s Online Children’s Workshop for this special program geared towards 5-8 year olds. Programs will be 30 minutes long...

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ONLINE Anime with James

  • May. 28, 2020 - Jun. 25, 2020 , Thursdays, 6-7pm
  • Key to My Art!
  • online, Amityville
  • $15 per family (siblings can share device)

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 Anime with James

  • May. 28, 2020 - Jun. 25, 2020 , Thursdays, 4-5pm
  • Key to My Art!
  • online, Amityville
  • Young elementary
  • $15 per family (siblings can share device)

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 Hans Christian Andersen Virtual Storytelling

  • May. 30, 2020 - Sep. 26, 2020 , Saturdays, 11am
  • Hans Christian Andersen Storytelling Center
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  • 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 Yoga for Autism Families

  • Jun. 02, 2020 - Jun. 30, 2020 , Tuesdays, 3:15-3:45pm
  • POAC Autism Services
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  • All Ages
  • FREE

Join POAC and Mr. Scott the Music Man for a half hour of music, movement, fun, and your garden variety silliness.

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ONLINE Cartooning with James Ages 6-8

  • Jun. 02, 2020 - Jun. 30, 2020 , Tuesdays, 6-7pm
  • Key to My Art!
  • , Amityville
  • Young elementary
  • $15 per family (siblings can share device)

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 Cartooning with James

  • Jun. 02, 2020 - Jun. 30, 2020 , Tuesdays, 4-5pm
  • Key to My Art!
  • online, Amityville
  • Tween, Teen
  • $15 per family (siblings can share device)

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 Get Crafty with Lynn Lilly & Crayola

  • Jun. 02, 2020 - Jun. 30, 2020 , Tuesdays, 1-1:30pm
  • Crayola
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  • 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 Watson Adventures’ Wizard School Virtual Scavenger Hunt

  • May. 02, 2020 - May. 31, 2020 , See website for schedule
  • WATSON ADVENTURES
  • Online, New York
  • $60 for up to 4 players

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

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ONLINE LIVE FROM THE PLAYROOM

  • Mar. 30, 2020 - Jul. 05, 2020 , Mondays-Fridays, 3pm; Sundays, 11am
  • THE ROCK AND ROLL PLAYHOUSE
  • , Facebook LIVE
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

The Rock and Roll Playhouse, in partnership with In The Raw and Rockefeller Center, presents "Live From The Playroom." This is ...

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ONLINE LIVESTREAM: Broadway Ballet (Ages 2-6)

  • Apr. 28, 2020 - May. 31, 2020 , Fridays, 10am
  • Broadway Dance Center Children & Teens
  • Virtual, New York
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • $12

Broadway Ballet (Ages 2-6) combines story time with music and movement! After listening to the days story, elementary Ballet skills are introduced,...

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ONLINE LIVESTREAM: Hip-Hop Dance Party (Ages 2-6)

  • Apr. 28, 2020 - May. 31, 2020 , Tuesdays and Thursdays, 2:30pm
  • Broadway Dance Center
  • Virtual , New York
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • $12

This 45 minute, high energy online dance party is sure to get your tiny dancer moving & grooving. This class is an exciting way to introduce th...

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ONLINE Daily Dance Break

  • May. 27, 2020 - Jun. 30, 2020 , 3pm, daily
  • KIDZ BOP
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  • All Ages
  • FREE

As a way to move and stay active together, KIDZ BOP will be live streaming their favorite KIDZ BOP dance along videos everyday on Facebook.

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NYC Tots: Spring Class Series

  • Apr. 23, 2020 - May. 28, 2020 , Thursdays, 10:00am-12:00pm
  • Museum of the City of New York
  • 1220 Fifth Ave. , Upper East Side
  • Pre-school & younger
  • $180 for one child and one adult

Participate in this six-session course to learn about how the City reawakens in the Spring through song, play, and special art projects. 

 

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ONLINE The Magic of Meditation for Kids and Families

  • Apr. 23, 2020 - May. 28, 2020 , Thursdays, 3-4pm
  • Kadampa Meditation Center Long Island (KMC-LI)
  • 282 New York Avenue, Huntington
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • $10 suggested donation; $1 option for those experiencing financial difficulty

Join KMC-LI for this special after-school meditation and Dharma class especially suited for children ages 6-12. The class will include one or two m...

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Helpsters Help You

  • Apr. 24, 2020 - May. 29, 2020 , Fridays
  • Apple TV+
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  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Helpsters Help You is a new series of six shorts from the makers of Sesame Street. The mini-episodes were created to provide...

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ONLINE Heckscher at Home Kids Edition: Art Activities

  • May. 12, 2020 - Jun. 16, 2020 , Tuesdays, 3pm on Facebook Live (Heckscher Museum)
  • Heckscher Museum of Art
  • 2 Prime Ave., Huntington
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Join Museum Educator Lisa Sayedi for Fun and Easy-to-Follow art activities at Heckscher at Home. Tune in live to the Museum's Facebook page whe...

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ONLINE Sing & Dance with TADA

  • May. 23, 2020 - Jun. 27, 2020 , Saturdays, 10am
  • TADA! YOUTH THEATER
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  • All Ages
  • FREE

Learn a new musical number every week from a TADA! show. Warm up vocally and physically, learn the vocals and choreography, and then perform it for...

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ONLINE Treehouse Kidswear DIY Daily Tutorials for Bigs & Littles

  • Mar. 25, 2020 - Jun. 30, 2020 , 10am, ages 2-7; 4pm, ages 8-13
  • Instagram TV
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  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Treehouse Kidswear will be posting DIY art project tutorials each day on their IGTV account. There will be a one session targeted to the young...

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ONLINE Spanish HW Extra Help / Ayuda Extra para Tarea de Espanol

  • Apr. 20, 2020 - May. 29, 2020 , Mondays and Fridays, 6-8pm
  • Patchogue-Medford Library
  • 54-60 East Main Street, Patchogue
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Online Spanish Homework Help on Jitsi Meet. Por medio de esta plataforma, podre ayudarte con tus tareas de clase de Espanol los dias lunes y v...

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Brooklyn Boulders Exercise Classes

  • Apr. 20, 2020 - May. 29, 2020 , see website for schedule
  • BrooklynBoulders.com
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  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • $15

Brooklyn Boulders' virtual youth classes are designed to get kids moving and, in some cases, MOOO-ving. Animal Farm, for ages 3-5...

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ONLINE Virtual Spanish HW Extra Help Ayuda en línea con tareas de clases de español

  • Apr. 20, 2020 - May. 29, 2020 , Mondays and Fridays, 6-8pm
  • Patchogue Medford Library
  • 54-60 East Main Street, Patchogue
  • Tween, Teen
  • FREE

Online Spanish Homework Help on Jitsi Meet. Por medio de esta plataforma, podre ayudarte con tus tareas de clase de Espanol los dias lunes y vierne...

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ONLINE Creative Clubhouse Stories with Caitlyn

  • Apr. 24, 2020 - Jun. 30, 2020 , Thursdays, 11:30am
  • New York City Children's Theater
  • 340 E 46th St, New York
  • Young elementary
  • $10

Join New York City Children’s Theater (NYCCT) Teaching Artist, Caitlyn McCain for a digital, interactive and accessible storytime class that ...

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Music in Motion

  • Apr. 11, 2020 - May. 30, 2020 , Saturdays, 4pm
  • Bargemusic
  • 1 Water St., Downtown Brooklyn
  • All Ages
  • FREE

These free concerts include a one-hour performance (no intermission), and a Q & A session with the musicians.

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ONLINE Calypso for Kids Online Mini-Concert

  • Apr. 28, 2020 - Jun. 09, 2020 , Tuesdays, 11:30am-12pm
  • Calypso for Kids
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  • All Ages
  • tips accepted

Join Jazz Caribe featuring Jamaica Bob for a free weekly mini-concert featuring songs for the Caribbean. Each concert will be themed. Examples...

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ONLINE Live classes for kids

  • Apr. 22, 2020 - Jun. 05, 2020 , See website for schedule
  • Activity Hero
  • 265 Cambridge Ave #60923, , Palo Alto
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Live online classes for kids - FREE! Kids and families can join online classes from home while school is out. Special guests teach kids about art, ...

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ONLINE Karate on Zoom with Sensei Rob

  • May. 14, 2020 - Jun. 28, 2020 , Sundays, 10-11:30am and Thursdays, 6-7pm
  • Bay Ridge Jewish Center
  • Fourth Avenue & 81 Street, Bay Ridge
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Join Sensei Rob for twice a week Karate classes via Zoom from the comfort of your own home! All are welcome - Adults & Children, Beginners thro...

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ONLINE The Little Gym at Home

  • Apr. 14, 2020 - May. 31, 2020 , Anytime
  • The Little Gym
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  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Burn energy, build skills, and experience the magic of The Little Gym with The Little Gym at Home!  Check out their virtual classes on YouTube...

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ONLINE Animal Live Cams

  • May. 13, 2020 - Jun. 30, 2020 , See description for details
  • Bronx Zoo
  • 2300 Southern Blvd., Bronx
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Enjoy the sights and sounds of the parks while you stay safe at home. Check out a few favorite hotspots at the zoo, the sea lions on Asto...

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Mommy & Me

  • Apr. 13, 2020 - Jun. 01, 2020 , Mondays, 9:45-10:45am
  • Rye Nature Center
  • 873 Boston Post Road, Rye
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • $15 per family; $10 per family, members

Make crafts, meet animals, and learn about the natural world on a short hike. Ages 18 months-4 years.

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Nature Strollers

  • Apr. 27, 2020 - Jun. 15, 2020 , Mondays, 9:30am **NO SESSION 5/25**
  • Hudson Highlands Nature Museum's Outdoor Discovery Center
  • Muser Drive, Cornwall
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Adult
  • $5; free for members

Follow gentle stroller-friendly trails and explore the fields, ponds, and forest as you enjoy a fun nature lesson.

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ONLINE Math Club

  • Apr. 28, 2020 - Jun. 16, 2020 , 4:30-5:30pm
  • Palisades Free Library
  • 19 Closter Road, Palisades
  • Tween
  • FREE

Calling all math lovers! The Palisades Free Library is pleased to welcome back mathematician Henry Ricardo for another Math Enrichment Cl...

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ONLINE Rock + Roll Playhouse Live Stream

  • May. 02, 2020 - Jun. 20, 2020 , Saturdays, 1pm
  • Industry City
  • 274 36th St, Brooklyn
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Signature IC weekend programming, Rock + Roll Playhouse is coming to your living-room via IC’s Facebook Live! Jam out to the music of all gen...

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ONLINE Virtual Music Theory Lessons

  • May. 05, 2020 - Jun. 23, 2020 , Tuesdays, 2pm and 3pm
  • Keiko Studios
  • 212-26 Jamaica Avenue, Queens Village
  • Tween, Teen, Adult
  • $15 per lesson per student

Keiko Studios will be offering weekly Virtual Music Theory Classes for beginner and intermediate students, taught by Founder and President, As...

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ONLINE Virtual Preschool Yoga

  • May. 07, 2020 - Jun. 25, 2020 , Thursdays, 1:30-2pm
  • Long Beach Public Library
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  • Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Miss Liana Bean is back! Join her (from your own home) for a virtual yoga class in partnership with the Long Beach Public Library every Thursday. C...

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Action Karate Online

  • May. 09, 2020 - Jun. 27, 2020 , Saturdays, 9-9:30am
  • HiSawyer.com
  • ,
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen
  • $27

You might naturally associate martial arts with Hollywood stunts and kicks and punches, but the self-defense aspect of martial arts is just part of...

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ONLINE Instrument Petting Zoo

  • May. 12, 2020 - Jun. 30, 2020 , Anytime
  • Staller Center - Stony Brook University
  • 100 Nicolls Road, Stony Brook
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Learn about different instruments, quilting, painting, and so much more from the Staller Center for the Arts and the Paul W. Zuccaire Gallery!

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At Home Happiness with Bob Baker Marionettes

  • Apr. 08, 2020 - May. 30, 2020 , Wednesdays and Saturdays, 2:30pm
  • YouTube.com
  • ,
  • All Ages
  • FREE

The legendary Bob Baker Marionettes present special twice weekly puppet numbers designed to bring maximum joy to those at home. Want to play along?...

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Spanish Storytime

  • Apr. 02, 2020 - May. 28, 2020 , Thursdays, 10:30-11:30am
  • Brooklyn Public Library, Arlington
  • 203 Arlington Ave., East New York
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Join the library for stories and songs in Spanish for children and their parents or caregivers.

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Preschool Storytime

  • Apr. 02, 2020 - May. 28, 2020 , Thursdays, 10:45-11:15am
  • Brooklyn Public Library, Brooklyn Heights
  • 109 Remsen St., Brooklyn Heights
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Have a blast reading stories, singing songs, and learning fingerplays. Ages 3-5. Registration required. 

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Chess Workshop

  • Apr. 02, 2020 - May. 28, 2020 , Thursdays, 3:30-4:30pm
  • Brooklyn Public Library, Brower Park
  • 725 St. Marks Ave. at Nostrand Ave., Bedford Stuyvesant
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Chess Master Juan Tica with show you the basics or step up your game.

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