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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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Rye Children's Book Festival

  • Oct. 10, 2021, 10am-4pm
  • Rye Free Reading Room
  • 1061 Boston Post Road, Rye
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Celebrate and promote literacy through a day filled with children's author book signings, read alouds, parent workshops and a Family Pavilion filled with fun-filled family activities.

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Seastreak Hudson River Cruises

  • Oct. 02, 2021 - Nov. 07, 2021 , See website for schedule
  • Seastreak
  • depart from West 39th St. , Midtown
  • All Ages
  • Pricing depends on cruise

Go on a fall foliage brunch cruise or on a trip to a West Point Football Game, a West Point Campus Tour, or the charming village of Cold Spring, NY!

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2021 Congenital Heart Walk at the Bronx Zoo

  • Sep. 26, 2021, 10am
  • Bronx Zoo
  • 2300 Southern Blvd., Bronx
  • All Ages
  • Min $30 Donation for each guest ages 2 and older

This fundraising event for the Children's Heart Foundation to fund research for Congenital Heart Defects (CHDs) allows both virtual and in-pers...

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Wonder Girls Wellness Day

  • Sep. 26, 2021, 10am-1pm
  • Varsity House Health & Performance
  • 337 Blaisdell Road, Orangeburg
  • Teen, Adult
  • $25; free for teens

Join a fun-filled Wonder Girls Wellness Day at Varsity House in Orangeburg, NY. This is a 3-hour in-person event packed with workshops, panel discu...

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Garfield's Fall Family Street Fest

  • Sep. 26, 2021, 10am-5pm
  • City of Garfield and the Garfield Events Committee
  • 500 Midland Ave., Garfield
  • All Ages
  • Admission is free, prices vary for rides and goods

Come out for music, shopping, kiddied rides, demonstrations and more!

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Panambi Vera

  • Sep. 26, 2021, 3pm
  • Landmark on Main Street - Jeanne Rimsky Theater
  • 232 Main Street, Suite 1, Port Washington
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Traditional Paraguayan dance ensemble includes the traditional bottle dance and other pieces.

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Children's Walking Tour

  • Sep. 26, 2021, 2pm
  • Historical Society of the Nyacks
  • 46 South Broadway, Nyack
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • Suggested $10 donation

Learn about the Nyack Library, the Historical Society Museum, and Memorial Park!

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Draw Out! Arts Festival

  • Sep. 26, 2021, 12-5pm
  • Heckscher Museum of Art
  • 2 Prime Ave., Huntington
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Enjoy a broad array of activities designed for all ages, including watercolor painting, collage, and more.

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River Walk - Celebrate World Rivers Day!

  • Sep. 26, 2021, 1:30-3:30pm
  • Connetquot River State Park Preserve
  • Sunrise Highway, Bohemia
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult
  • $4; $8 parking fee

Celebrate "World River Day" and take a walk along a river while learning about the creatures that call it home.

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Huntington Environmental Festival

  • Sep. 26, 2021, 1-4pm
  • Kehillath Shalom Synagogue
  • 58 Goose Hill Road, Cold Spring Harbor
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Learn about Long Island's environment and ecology while participating in activities for all ages. 

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15th Annual Brooklyn Children’s Book Fair

  • Sep. 26, 2021, 11am-4pm
  • Brooklyn Museum
  • 200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn
  • All Ages
  • FREE

This event features storybooks, picture books, and graphic novels for book lovers from preschool through the middle grades.

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Fairy Walk

  • Sep. 26, 2021, 12-3pm
  • Muscoot Farm
  • 51 Route 100, Katonah
  • All Ages
  • FREE

See the magical world of fairies during this fairy-themed scavenger hunt. Costumes are encouraged!

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Poster Kids: Push Pin and Play

  • Sep. 26, 2021, 10:30am-12:15pm
  • Poster House
  • 119 W. 23rd Street, Chelsea
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Join Poster House for a family-friendly, interactive poster tour and a related art-making experience.

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The Rock and Roll Playhouse plays the Music of The Beatles for Kids + More

  • Sep. 26, 2021, 11am, doors open; 12pm, concert starts
  • Brooklyn Bowl
  • 61 Wythe Ave., Williamsburg
  • All Ages
  • $12-$15

This concert for kids and families shares the music of The Beatles with a new generation of music lovers

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Stenciled Leaf Mug (Virtual)

  • Sep. 26, 2021, 6pm
  • Westhampton Free Library
  • Online
  • Tween, Teen
  • Free with Westhampton Free Library Card

Design you very own mug for hot chocolate for a cold night. (Registration required).

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Family Fun Fall Festival

  • Sep. 26, 2021, 11am-3pm
  • The Suffolk Y Jewish Community Center Inc
  • 74 Hauppauge Rd, Commack
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Join The Suffolk Y Jewish Community Center Inc for a FREE Family Fun Fall Festival. This is open to the community and surrounding areas. The event ...

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Hispanic Heritage Month with A La Calle Block Party

  • Sep. 26, 2021, 12-4pm
  • Ballet Hispánico
  • Online
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Ballet Hisp nico will celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with the anticipated return of its A La Calle Block Party. This year's event will be st...

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Arts On Terry - Coming Of Age 2021

  • Sep. 26, 2021, 1-5pm
  • Patchogue-Medford Library
  • 54-60 East Main Street, Patchogue
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Celebrate Patchogue Arts Council's annual art fair! Make a fun craft and get up close and personal with some cool critters provided by The...

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Surfer's Guide to Waves and Tides

  • Sep. 26, 2021, 1:30-3pm
  • Jones Beach Energy & Nature Center
  • West End 2 - 150 Bay Parkway, Wantagh
  • All Ages
  • $4 per person

Learn about the waves and tides at Jones Beach where they'll teach you everything you need to know about going out on the water! Please wear cl...

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Sukkot

  • Sep. 26, 2021, 10am-1pm, 2-5pm
  • Brooklyn Children's Museum
  • 145 Brooklyn Ave., Crown Heights
  • All Ages
  • $13; $12 grandparent; free for babies younger than 1 year

Four artists, four messages. Join BCM for their first annual “We Got Something to Say” Family Music Series, where Brooklyn families connect to Blac...

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Meet the Suffragists!

  • Sep. 26, 2021, 1pm
  • DiMenna Children's History Museum at New-York Historical Society
  • 170 Central Park W., Upper West Side
  • All Ages
  • $22; $6 ages 5-13; free for members and ages 4 and younger

DiMenna Children's History Museum is back with in-person programming! How did American women get the right to vote? Join Historical interpreters in...

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Celebrating the FDNY: Story Time with Author Jess Rinker and FDNY Veteran Brenda Berkman

  • Sep. 26, 2021, 2pm
  • DiMenna Children's History Museum at New-York Historical Society
  • 170 Central Park W., Upper West Side
  • All Ages
  • $22; $6 ages 5-13; free for members and ages 4 and younger

DiMenna Children's History Museum is back with in-person programming! How did American women get the right to vote? Join Historical interpreters in...

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Brooklyn Book Festival: Brooklyn Book Bodega and House of SpeakEasy

  • Sep. 26, 2021, 2pm
  • READ 718
  • 336 Malcolm X Blvd., Stuyvesant Heights
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Brooklyn Book Bodega, READ 718, and House of SpeakEasy invite you to a back-to-school celebration for young readers. United by a shared mission of ...

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Sukkot@Senesh

  • Sep. 26, 2021, 9am-12pm
  • Hannah Senesh Community Day School
  • 342 Smith Street, Brooklyn
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • $5

Families with children newborn through 7 years old, are invited to join the Hannah Senesh Community Day School at their outdoor Sukkah fo...

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Rock and Roll for Little Ones

  • Sep. 27, 2021, 10:30-11:30am
  • John C. Hart Library
  • 1130 E. Main St., Shrub Oak
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Hear everything from kids' classics such as "Twinkle, Twinkle" to The Beatles, Chuck Berry, and other rock favorites. 

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Box Party

  • Sep. 28, 2021, 4:30-5pm
  • Patchogue-Medford Library
  • 54-60 East Main Street, Patchogue
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Have fun using your imagination while playing with boxes, coloring on them with crayons, and playing with cardboard brick blocks at this fun p...

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Box Party

  • Sep. 28, 2021, 4:30-5pm
  • Patchogue-Medford Library
  • 54-60 East Main Street, Patchogue
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Have fun using your imagination while playing with boxes, coloring on them with crayons, and playing with our cardboard brick blocks at this fun pr...

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Daycare/Preschool Philosophies and What's Right for Your Child

  • Sep. 28, 2021 - Sep. 28, 2020 , 12:30-1:30pm
  • Vivvi
  • Online
  • Adult
  • FREE

Montessori, Reggio, Waldorf, Play-Based, Traditional – you may have heard of these different daycare and preschool philosophies and aren&rsqu...

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Autumn Gnomes Craft

  • Sep. 28, 2021, 4:30-5:30pm
  • Mt. Kisco Public Library
  • 100 E. Main St., Mount Kisco
  • All Ages
  • FREE

These adorable gnomes are ready to welcome and celebrate fall!

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Earring Making with Joan Lloyd

  • Sep. 28, 2021, 4-5:30 pm
  • Mt. Kisco Public Library
  • 100 E. Main St., Mount Kisco
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Make 2 pairs of earrings: one for yourself and one to donate to a Woman's' Shelter.

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Horah with the Torah

  • Sep. 28, 2021, 4pm
  • Chabad of the Rivertowns
  • 303 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Celebrate Simchat Torah with a parade, cupcake decorating for kids up to 7 years old, games and more. 

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Mrs. Doubtfire (1993)

  • Sep. 28, 2021, 5pm, lawn and food concession open; film begins at sunset
  • Bryant Park
  • 40th Street between Fifth and Sixth avenues, Midtown
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Bring a blanket and arrive early to find a spot on the lawn to enjoy great food, friends, and a feature film.

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Free Pasta Day!

  • Sep. 28, 2021, 11am-3pm
  • Call Me Pasta!
  • 241 Pearl St., FiDi
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Call Me Pasta! will be hosting a Free Pasta Day to celebrate Fall and in-person returns to offices in New York City. Call Me Pasta! has distinguish...

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Mixed Media Workshop with Valerie Deas: Creating Art in the Time of Grief and Loss

  • Sep. 28, 2021, 3-4:30pm
  • Poe Park Visitor Center
  • 2640 Grand Concourse, Bronx
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult
  • FREE

Participants are introduced to creating a unique work of art using materials such as different fabrics, colored pencils, markers, crayons, yarn, pa...

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Magic Show with The Great Dubini

  • Sep. 28, 2021, 6-8pm
  • Hudson Yards
  • 20 Hudson Yards, Chelsea
  • All Ages
  • FREE

He's performed on the streets of New York, the stage of Tokyo and beyond and now he's here. Bring the whole family to enjoy an amazing and ...

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Kyle Hill Live

  • Sep. 29, 2021, 2-5pm
  • American Dream
  • 1 American Dream Way, East Rutherford
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Celebrate summer at American Dream with live performances throughout the season. Kyle Hill, a jazz saxophonist and keyboardist, will be performing&...

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Motion in the Ocean

  • Sep. 29, 2021, 10:30am-12pm
  • Jones Beach Energy & Nature Center
  • West End 2 - 150 Bay Parkway, Wantagh
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • $4 per child

Get ready to move and groove like your favorite ocean animals! Find out how energy moves through the food web and how marine animals use their ener...

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Town of Clarkstown Car Show

  • Sep. 30, 2021, 5:30-7:30pm
  • Congers Lake Memorial Park
  • 8 Gilchrest Road, Congers
  • All Ages
  • Free to attend; $10 per car

The Clarkstown Parks Board and Recreation Commission invites you to join them with your "collectible" car to be judged for awards. &...

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Pumpkin Skin Scrub Craft

  • Sep. 30, 2021, 4:30-5:30pm
  • Mt. Kisco Public Library
  • 100 E. Main St., Mount Kisco
  • All Ages
  • FREE

While the cooler temperatures could be hard on skin, this skin scrub will leave your hands smooth and smelling like fall.

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Food For Thought: Collaborate With Caitlin Harper

  • Sep. 30, 2021, 5:30
  • Brookfield Place
  • 230 Vesey St., New York
  • FREE FREE

The year 2020 was like no other, and we found ourselves pressing pause, pivoting, disconnecting, and disengaging. We spent time focused inward on our ...

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Cooking with Rinku-Back to School

  • Oct. 01, 2021, 7-8pm
  • Mt. Kisco Public Library
  • Online
  • Adult
  • FREE

Description With back to school round the corner, join Rinku in learning about meal planning hacks and how to make your weeknight routine easier. W...

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Brownie-Stuffed Chocolate Chips (Virtual)

  • Oct. 01, 2021, 5:30pm
  • Westhampton Free Library
  • Online
  • Tween, Teen
  • Free with Westhampton Free Library Card

Learn how to make a scrumptiously ooey, gooey recipe (Registration required).

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Escape Room in a Box

  • Oct. 01, 2021, 5:30-7:30pm
  • Teen Center at The Patchogue-Medford Carnegie Library
  • 160 West Main Street, Patchogue
  • Tween, Teen
  • FREE

Meet the challenge of breaking out of the tabletop escape room. 

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Little Red's Hood

  • Oct. 01, 2021, 1-1:45pm
  • Sunset Park
  • 5th Ave-7the Ave, Sunset Park
  • All Ages
  • FREE

See this fresh retelling of the classic “Little Red Riding Hood” updated with a modern sensibility that appeals to kids.

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Oktoberfest 2021

  • Oct. 01, 2021, 6:30-10:30pm
  • Putnam County Golf Course
  • 187 Hill Street , Mahopac
  • All Ages
  • $35; $29 in advance; $17.50 ages 8-12 at the door; free for children 7 and younger

Feast on a traditional Oktoberfest menu and enjoy singing and dancing with the Amish Outlaws!

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Grand Opening: Red Wolf Exhibit

  • Oct. 01, 2021,
  • Bergen County Zoo
  • 216 Forest Ave. , Paramus
  • All Ages
  • Free admission; prices vary for goods and rides

Celebrate the grand opening of the Red Wolf Exhibit with live music, special guests, prizes and more. 

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Nunzi’s Restaurant A Modern Take on Classic Italian

  • Oct. 01, 2021, 5:00pm
  • Nunzi’s Restaurant
  • 125 Secatogue Ave, Farmingdale
  • Menu

A family’s love for good food and good vibes has created what is destined to be the hottest new restaurant in Farmingdale, New York. Inspired by a gra...

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Gardening In The Park

  • Oct. 02, 2021, 9am-12pm
  • The Common Ground
  • Rotary Park between Gillette and Candee Avenues, Sayville
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Spend the day surrounded by nature and help maintain the gardens of The Common Ground.

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Sustainability Walk & Showcase Fundraiser

  • Oct. 02, 2021, 10am-2pm
  • Congers Lake Memorial Park
  • 6 Gilchrest Road, Congers
  • All Ages
  • $10; free for younger than 18

Go on a scavenger hunt, learn about birds, bugs, and biodiversity at educational stops along the way.

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The Architecture of Trees II

  • Oct. 02, 2021, 11am-12pm
  • The Skyscraper Museum
  • 39 Battery Pl, Battery Park City
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Draw the trees around you to understand their likeness to skyscrapers!

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Sustainability Walk and Showcase

  • Oct. 02, 2021, 10am-2pm
  • Congers Lake
  • 6 Gilchrest Road, Congers
  • All Ages
  • $10; free for those younger than 18

Gain a greater understanding about our environment and how to protect during a fun day of activities.

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Harvest Festival

  • Oct. 02, 2021, 10am-5pm
  • New Jersey Botanical Garden
  • 2 Morris Road, Ringwood
  • All Ages
  • Admission is free, $5 parking fee

Celebrate fall with pumpkin painting, hay rides, apple sauce making, food, music and more!

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Minecraft Mania

  • Oct. 02, 2021, 1-2pm
  • Mt. Kisco Public Library
  • Online
  • Tween, Teen
  • FREE

Put your epic Minecraft skills to the test in this collaborative program. You will need both Minecraft and Zoom downloaded on your device. For 6th ...

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St. Christopher’s FREE Fall Festival

  • Oct. 02, 2021, 11am-3pm
  • St. Christopher's Jennie Clarkson Campus
  • 1700 Old Orchard Street , North Castle
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Celebrate the wonder of the human-animal-nature bond during this festival. 

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Cuckoo Storytime

  • Oct. 02, 2021, 12:30-1:30pm
  • Patchogue-Medford Library
  • 54-60 East Main Street, Patchogue
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month by listening to a Mexican folktale.

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Sunday Afternoon Concert: NY Photosongs

  • Oct. 02, 2021, 2-3pm
  • Patchogue-Medford Library
  • 54-60 East Main Street, Patchogue
  • All Ages
  • FREE 0

Celebrate New York history month with John John Brown as he plays original folk songs that tell the amazing true stories behind some of New York State's most iconic photographs.

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The Annual Massapequa Park Village Street Fair

  • Oct. 02, 2021, 10:30am-4:30pm
  • Downtown Massapequa Park
  • Park Boulevard and Front Street , Massapequa Park
  • All Ages
  • Admission is free, prices vary for goods

Bring the family out for inflatables, towering rock wall, The 'Pequa Choo-Choo Express, food, vendors, and more.

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Fall Festival

  • Oct. 02, 2021, 10am-4pm
  • St. John's Lutheran Church- Merrick
  • 1 Van Roo Ave., Merrick
  • All Ages
  • Admission is free, prices vary for goods

Bring the family out for vendors, food, bake sale, raffles,  bounce house, children's activities and more. 

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Town of Babylon Parks Department Fall Festival

  • Oct. 02, 2021, 12-3pm
  • Phelps Land Park
  • 281 Phelps Lane, North Babylon
  • All Ages
  • Admission is free, prices vary for goods

Residents are invited to join the Town of Babylon Parks Department for their annual Fall Festival at Phelps Lane Park. This year's Fall Festival ac...

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Queens Recreation Mobile Unit Pop-Up

  • Oct. 02, 2021, 11am-3pm
  • Grover Cleveland Playground
  • Stanhope St. bet. Fairvier Ave. and Grandview Ave., Glendale
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Enjoy a variety of games and activities suitable for children and families including chalk games, balls, crafts, and more.

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Family Day at John Jay Park

  • Oct. 02, 2021, 1-4pm
  • John Jay Park
  • East 78th Street and FDR Drive, Upper East Side
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Enjoy a fun afternoon of crafts, inflatables, music, jumbo games, an obstacle course, and more! 

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Hands on History: Paper Luminaries

  • Oct. 02, 2021, 1-4pm
  • King Manor Museum
  • 150-03 Jamaica Ave., Jamaica
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Learn about the decorative art side of lanterns — including some spooky myths — and make your own luminary to take home! 

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MetFest

  • Oct. 02, 2021, 12-6pm
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • 1000 Fifth Ave., Upper East Side
  • All Ages
  • FREE

The Met is throwing a block party filled with family fun, live music, performances, art-making activities, behind-the-scenes tours, carnival stilt walkers, a citywide Double Dutch showcase, and more.

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'The Colors of Frida' Performance for Families with Teatro SEA

  • Oct. 02, 2021, 1:30pm
  • Museum of the City of New York
  • 1220 Fifth Ave. , Upper East Side
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

See this bilingual, one-woman show about the great Mexican painter Frida Kahlo, which combines storytelling, music, visual arts, puppets, and audience participation.

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Rock n' Roll Playhouse presented by Volvo: The Music of Aretha Franklin

  • Oct. 02, 2021, 1-2pm
  • Industry City
  • 274 36th St, Sunset Park
  • All Ages
  • $5

Expect dancing, interactive games and loads of fun during this performance featuring the music of Aretha Franklin and more!

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Brooklyn Book Festival: Children's Day

  • Oct. 02, 2021, 11am-4pm
  • MetroTech
  • Flatbush Ave. and Myrtle Ave., Downtown Brooklyn
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Come out for an exciting lineup of authors, illustrators, workshops and activities, including yoga, mural making, music performance and more.

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Zine Jam with Elvis & Jan

  • Oct. 02, 2021, 1-3pm
  • The Old Stone House
  • 336 3rd St., Park Slope
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen
  • FREE

Through visual, tactic, and writing prompts kids can expect to create their own one-sheet zine.

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Stony Point PAL Fall Festival & Family Fun Day 2021

  • Oct. 02, 2021, 10am-4pm
  • Kirkbride Hall
  • 5 Patriots Hill Lane, Stony Point
  • All Ages
  • Admission is free, prices vary for goods and attractions

Enjoy food, live music, shop vendors, and have fun!

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2nd Annual Artoberfest 2021

  • Oct. 02, 2021, 10am-4:30pm
  • Bethany Arts Community
  • 40 Somerstown Road, Ossining
  • All Ages
  • Admission is free; $10 parking fee

Come out for music, art, crafts, food and family fun!

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Free Art Workshop for Kids on Creating Optical Illusions

  • Oct. 02, 2021, 11am-12:30pm
  • 208 Bowery Gallery
  • 208 Bowery, SoHo
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Stacy Dunn's artwork focuses on color theory and optical illusions. Here children will view an exhibit of her paintings and share the different thi...

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Annual Support-A-Walk for Breast and Ovarian Cancer

  • Oct. 03, 2021, 9am
  • Support Connection
  • Yorktown Heights, Yorktown Heights
  • All Ages
  • FREE

The 2021 Support-A-Walk for Breast and Ovarian Cancer, presented by Support Connection, Inc. invites people to walk wherever they are, near and far...

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CTREE Giddy-Up 5K

  • Oct. 03, 2021, 9am-12pm
  • Sagg Main Beach
  • 1 Sagg Main Street, Sagaponack
  • All Ages
  • $25

Run for a good cause! Medals for all, t-shirts, and a fun Chinese Auction!

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Saddle Brook Fun Family Street Fair

  • Oct. 03, 2021, 10am-5pm
  • Market Street
  • 299 Market Street, Saddle Brook
  • All Ages
  • Admission is free, prices vary for rides and goods

Spend a day with merchandise & craft vendors, kiddie rides, great food, local merchants and civic groups & music.

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Rev'd Up For Recovery - Car & Bike Show

  • Oct. 03, 2021, 10am-4pm
  • Rockland County
  • Park & Ride 61 Smith Street Commuter Lot, Nanuet
  • All Ages
  • Donations Accepted

A day of family, friends, and fenders! Trophies, music, food trucks, raffles, and more!

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5K & Kids Fun Run

  • Oct. 03, 2021, 8:30am, Kids 1K Fun Run kicks off; 9am, 5K Trail Run kicks off
  • Woodcock Nature Center
  • 56 Deer Run Road, Wilton
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult
  • $35; $20 kids 1k fun run

Take part in this run to help raise money for Woodcock's educational programs

 

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The 46th Annual Atlantic Antic

  • Oct. 03, 2021, 12-6pm
  • Atlantic Avenue Local Development Corporation
  • Atlantic Avenue , Boerum Hill
  • All Ages
  • FREE

This mile long stage and global street bazaar features artists, crafters, food purveyors, performers, and non-profit community based organizations.

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Braata Folk Singers in Concert: Rebirth

  • Oct. 03, 2021, 6-8pm
  • Jamaica Performing Arts Center (JPAC)
  • 153-10 Jamaica Ave, Jamaica
  • All Ages
  • $25-$30

This concert will include the much-loved inspirational, folk and reggae songs

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Puppet Shows by Wonderspark Puppets: Three Little Pigs

  • Oct. 03, 2021, 3-4pm
  • Hudson Yards
  • 20 Hudson Yards, Chelsea
  • All Ages
  • FREE

See this classic tale is retold with hilarious puppet pigs and a silly wolf.

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Bethpage Street Fair

  • Oct. 03, 2021, 10am-5pm
  • Downtown Shopping District
  • 356 Broadway, Bethpage
  • All Ages
  • Admission is free, prices vary for goods

Live music, kiddies bounce houses and plenty of great fun food!

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Malverne Fall Festival

  • Oct. 03, 2021, 10am-4pm
  • Malverne Chamber of Commerce
  • 280 Hempstead Ave., Malverne
  • All Ages
  • Admission is free, prices vary for goods

Parade, live music, vendors, rides, games and of course, classic cars.

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Queens Recreation Mobile Unit Pop-Up

  • Oct. 03, 2021, 11am-3pm
  • Glendale Playground
  • 70 Street & Central Avenue, Glendale
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Enjoy  a variety of games and activities suitable for children and families including chalk games, balls, crafts, and more.

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I Want to Be a Vet

  • Oct. 03, 2021, 11am-12pm
  • Alley Pond Environmental Center
  • 224-65 76th Ave., Oakland Gardens
  • Young elementary
  • $20

Children will learn about the special needs of a variety of APEC’s Animal Ambassadors and observe them up-close.

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Movie Night: Hocus Pocus

  • Oct. 03, 2021, 7-10pm
  • Queens Botanical Garden
  • 43-50 Main St., Flushing
  • All Ages
  • $50 family of 4; $25 per couple; $15 adult; $12 seniors 65 and older, child, students, and visitor with disabilities; Members: $35 per family of 4; $25 per couple $10; $8 $12 seniors 65 and older, child, students, and visitor with disabilities; free for children 3 and younger

Bring a blanket and get ready for an evening of magic- in person and on screen!

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Kids Bike Swap

  • Oct. 03, 2021, 11am-2pm
  • Shirley Chisholm State Park
  • 950 Fountain Avenue, Brooklyn
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Exchange the bike your child has outgrown for the next size up and get a free bike helmet. 

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AHA Fall Open House

  • Oct. 03, 2021, 10am-2pm, Eighth Grade Walking Tours; 5:30-7pm, virtual presentation for all grades
  • Academy of the Holy Angels
  • 315 Hillside Avenue, Demarest
  • Tween, Teen
  • FREE

Register today for the Academy of the Holy Angels’ High School Fall Open House, and prepare to discover a world of innovation, aspiration, an...

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Arrivals: Public Opening

  • Oct. 03, 2021, 2:30-5pm
  • Katonah Museum of Art
  • 134 Jay Street, Katonah
  • All Ages
  • $10; $5 seniors and students; free for members and children younger than 12

ARRIVALS explores the remarkable variety of American origin stories. Organized around a select series of arrival moments- from Columbus in 1492 to ...

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Pumpkin Party

  • Oct. 03, 2021, 11am-7pm
  • Color Me Mine at Palisades Center
  • 3770 Palisades Center Dr., West Nyack
  • All Ages
  • $10 table fee and goodie bag, additional fee for piece

Come in costume and paint Pumpkins, Halloween Mugs, Haunted House Lanterns, Frankensteins and MORE!

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Take & Make Mystery Monday Crafts-OUTSIDE

  • Oct. 04, 2021, 12-5pm
  • Mt. Kisco Public Library
  • 100 E. Main St., Mount Kisco
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Ready to get creative on Mystery Mondays? These take and make bags have everything you need to make fun projects. Materials supplies the mater...

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Story Time for Children

  • Oct. 04, 2021, Mondays, 11:15-11:45am
  • Mt. Kisco Public Library
  • 100 E. Main St., Mount Kisco
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Story time for children of all ages, from newborns to school age children, with a parent or caregiver.

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Book Time with a Dog

  • Oct. 04, 2021, 6-7:20pm
  • Patchogue-Medford Library
  • 54-60 East Main Street, Patchogue
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Practice your reading skills with a certified therapy dog.

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Navigating College Admissions Successfully & the Importance of Community Service

  • Oct. 05, 2021, 7-8pm
  • Mt. Kisco Public Library
  • Online
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Discuss the holistic admissions review process and focus on the greater consideration admissions officers are giving to extracurricular activities ...

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El Matador Cooking Demonstration

  • Oct. 05, 2021, 6-7:30pm
  • Patchogue-Medford Library
  • 54-60 East Main Street, Patchogue
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with a live cooking demonstration. 

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Performances from Los Hacheros

  • Oct. 05, 2021, 6-8pm
  • Hudson Yards
  • 20 Hudson Yards, Chelsea
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Brooklyn's Los Hacheros revives folkloric styles like son montuno, guaracha and salsa, and often combines them with Bomba, a fiery rhythm from the mountains of Puerto Rico. 

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Embroidery Machine Demo

  • Oct. 06, 2021, 3-4:30pm
  • Patchogue-Medford Library
  • 54-60 East Main Street, Patchogue
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult
  • FREE

Learn what you can do with the embroidery machine available in the Makerspace. 

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Girls Who Code

  • Oct. 06, 2021, 3:30-4:30pm
  • Teen Center at The Patchogue-Medford Carnegie Library
  • 160 West Main Street, Patchogue
  • Teen

Learn basic coding skills with Scratch, Python and more!

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St Joseph College Tutors

  • Oct. 06, 2021, 5-7pm
  • Patchogue-Medford Library
  • 54-60 East Main Street, Patchogue
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Math and reading tutoring available for children by St. Joseph's college students.

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Concert: The Friends of Carol Sudhalter

  • Oct. 06, 2021, 7:15-10pm
  • Flushing Town Hall
  • 137-35 Northern Blvd, Flushing
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Carol Sudhalter's 7 piece ensemble will have lots of fun playing favorites, pieces by Queens legends, and compositions of both men and women. 

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Little Red's Hood

  • Oct. 06, 2021, 1-1:45pm
  • Tompkins Square Park
  • Ave A-Ave B, East Village
  • All Ages
  • FREE

See a fresh retelling of the classic “Little Red Riding Hood” tale updated with a modern sensibility that appeals to kids.

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Willoughby Walks

  • Oct. 06, 2021, 12-6:30pm
  • Downtown Brooklyn Partnership
  • Willoughby Plaza, Downtown Brooklyn
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Downtown Brooklyn Partnership closes down and transforms the streets with games, fun activities, classes, and performances.

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Math Homework Help

  • Oct. 07, 2021, 6-8pm
  • Teen Center at The Patchogue-Medford Carnegie Library
  • 160 West Main Street, Patchogue
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween, Teen
  • FREE

Mrs. Talhami is here to help you with all your homework questions.

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Pajama Storytime

  • Oct. 07, 2021, 7-7:45pm
  • Patchogue-Medford Library
  • 54-60 East Main Street, Patchogue
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Come to the library in your pajamas to hear a cozy story and do a craft. Bring a stuffed toy, too! 

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Little Red's Hood

  • Oct. 07, 2021, 1-1:45pm
  • Forest Park
  • Myrtle Ave , Kew Gardens
  • All Ages
  • FREE

See a fresh retelling of the classic “Little Red Riding Hood” tale updated with a modern sensibility that appeals to kids. 

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Family Woodland Hike (In-Person)

  • Oct. 08, 2021, 4:30pm
  • Westhampton Free Library
  • 7 Library Ave., Westhampton Beach
  • All Ages
  • Free with Westhampton Free Library Card

Bring your family on a guided hike at the Quogue Wildlife Refuge. (Registration required).

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Fall Art with Pastels (In-Person)

  • Oct. 08, 2021, 5pm
  • Westhampton Free Library
  • 7 Library Ave., Westhampton Beach
  • Tween, Teen
  • Free with Westhampton Free Library Card

Create a fall art. (Registration required).

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Introduction To Mother Goose

  • Oct. 08, 2021, 10:30-11am or 11:15-11:45am
  • Patchogue-Medford Library
  • 54-60 East Main Street, Patchogue
  • Baby
  • FREE

Explore classic nursery rhymes, songs, and fingerplays!

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Tastebud Travels: Latin America

  • Oct. 08, 2021, 6:30-7:30pm
  • Teen Center at The Patchogue-Medford Carnegie Library
  • 160 West Main Street, Patchogue
  • Tween, Teen
  • FREE

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month by tasting treats from all over Latin America!

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The Great LEGO Build

  • Oct. 08, 2021, 4-5:30pm
  • Patchogue-Medford Library
  • 54-60 East Main Street, Patchogue
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Create your own LEGO design or help build Harry Potter's school Hogwarts.

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Pixel Art Heroes

  • Oct. 08, 2021, 3:30-4:30pm
  • Teen Center at The Patchogue-Medford Carnegie Library
  • 160 West Main Street, Patchogue
  • Tween, Teen
  • FREE

Learn how to make pixel art based off your favorite fictional characters!

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Drop off Movie Night

  • Oct. 08, 2021, 6-9pm
  • Twinkle Playspace
  • 144 Frost Street, Williamsburg
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • $50; $5 members

Kids will enjoy 3 hours of open play and activities, a movie, crafts and fun games, plus pizza, snack and drinks. 

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Second Saturdays Trailwork Party + Bike Share

  • Oct. 09, 2021, 10am-3pm
  • Highbridge Bike Park
  • 131 Ft George Ave. , Washington Heights
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Dig, then ride at NYCMTB's monthly welcome days at Highbridge Park in Manhattan! Bring your friends and family for a day of fun in the woo...

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Guided Nature Walks

  • Oct. 09, 2021, 10-11am
  • Sands Point Preserve
  • 127 Middle Neck Road, Sands Point
  • All Ages
  • $15; $10 members; $5 children; free for children members

Explore different aspects of the preserve’s environment, encompassing its unique physical features and wildlife, as well as critical conserva...

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Imagination Movers

  • Oct. 09, 2021, 11am
  • Paramount Hudson Valley Theater
  • 1008 Brown St, Peekskill
  • All Ages
  • $23 for concert ticket; additional $30 meet and greet opportunity

The Imagination Movers are back with your favorite songs!

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Origami for the Family

  • Oct. 09, 2021, 1-3pm
  • Mt. Kisco Public Library
  • 100 E. Main St., Mount Kisco
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Join Westchester Origami Workers, a regional group of Origami, USA  to share models and techniques.

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Sonia de los Santos

  • Oct. 09, 2021, 11am
  • Landmark on Main Street - Jeanne Rimsky Theater
  • 232 Main Street, Suite 1, Port Washington
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • $26

See this Latin Grammy-nominated musician, whose work reflects her experiences growing up in Mexico, moving to another country, learning about other cultures, and in the process, feeling closer to her own heritage.

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Mil’s Trills 4th Album Release Party - Let It Out!

  • Oct. 09, 2021, 1pm
  • Brooklyn Public Library — Central Library
  • 10 Grand Army Plaza, Prospect Heights
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Expect a full band performance, a dance presentation, and an opportunity to get creative by participating in a collaborative songwriting experience!

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The Dude Perfect 2021 Tour

  • Oct. 09, 2021, 7pm
  • NYCB LIVE, Home of The Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum
  • 1255 Hempstead Turnpike, Uniondale
  • All Ages
  • Tickets start at $30

The Dude Perfect 2021 Tour nationwide tour will give fans an up-close look at their record-breaking sports stunts and hilarious skits. 

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Sol Y Sombra

  • Oct. 09, 2021, 11am-12pm
  • Patchogue-Medford Library
  • 54-60 East Main Street, Patchogue
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Come out to a lively concert of Flamenco, Argentine Tango and Mexican Mariachi music and dance.

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Garden City Street Fair

  • Oct. 09, 2021, 10am-5pm
  • Seventh Street
  • Seventh Street, Garden City
  • All Ages
  • Admission is free, prices vary for goods

The Garden City Street Fair will feature a homecoming parade, live music, vendors, a trackless train, and more!

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Superheroes of the Sky

  • Oct. 09, 2021, 11am-12pm
  • Sweetbriar Nature Center
  • 62 Eckernkamp Drive, Smithtown
  • All Ages
  • $10; $5 children younger than 12

See and learn about a Bald Eagle, a Turkey Vultures, owls, hawks and many more

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Bubby's Kitchen

  • Oct. 09, 2021, 8pm
  • Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center
  • 76 Main Street, Westhampton Beach
  • All Ages
  • $56-$76

Written, Created and Starring Shira Ginsburg and inspired by the heroic actions of resistance her grandparents took against the Nazis as Partisans ...

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Little Red's Hood

  • Oct. 09, 2021, 2-2:45pm
  • Bufano Park
  • Bradford Ave , Bronx
  • All Ages
  • FREE

See a fresh retelling of the classic “Little Red Riding Hood” updated with a modern sensibility that appeals to kids.

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10th Annual Kings County Fiber Festival

  • Oct. 09, 2021, 10am-5pm
  • The Old Stone House
  • 336 3rd St., Park Slope
  • All Ages
  • Admission is free, prices vary for goods

Spend the day with natural fiber artists, crocheters, dyers, felters, knitters, quilters, spinners and weavers in the annual fiber festival.

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Family Workshop: In the Wake of...

  • Oct. 09, 2021, 11am-2pm
  • BRIC House
  • 647 Fulton Street, Fort Greene
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Inspired by Athena LaTocha's monumental work In the Wake of ..., families will have the opportunity to engage in two hands-on activities directly inspired by the exhibition. 

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Halloween Themed Kids Clay Workshop

  • Oct. 09, 2021, 2-4pm
  • Clay Art Center
  • 40 Beech Street, Port Chester
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult
  • $25

Professional ceramic artists will guide you through Halloween themed handbuilding projects that will be glazed and fired at the CAC.

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Nyack's Famous Street Fair

  • Oct. 10, 2021, 10am-5pm
  • Downtown Nyack
  • Main St. & Broadway, Nyack
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Nyack's Famous Street Fair features booths bursting with arts and crafts, collectibles, home décor, commercial vendors, food and more.

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Columbus Day Weekend Dinner Cruise 2021

  • Oct. 10, 2021, 7pm
  • Event Cruises NYC
  • Pier 36, 299 South Street, New York
  • All Ages
  • from $159

Board this Columbus Day Dinner Cruise for a delicious dinner with dessert and live DJ music on the water! You'll get a private table to enjoy s...

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Columbus Day Weekend Brunch Cruise 2021

  • Oct. 10, 2021, 12pm
  • Event Cruises NYC
  • Pier 36, 299 South Street, New York
  • All Ages
  • from $119

Everyone loves this holiday brunch cruise. Board the Columbus Day Brunch Cruise with your friends and family for bottomless mimosas and a delicious...

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45th Annual Riverhead Country Fair

  • Oct. 10, 2021, 10am-5pm
  • Downtown Riverhead
  • Main Street, Riverhead
  • All Ages
  • Admission is free

The Fair features rides and games for children, food, competitions, live entertainment and more. 

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Give Our Regards to Broadway: From Broadway to the Silver Screen

  • Oct. 10, 2021, 3pm
  • The Madison Theatre at Molloy College
  • 1000 Hempstead Ave, Rockville Centre
  • Tween, Teen, Adult
  • $40-$55

Come along on this salute to the silver screen. 

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Mineola Street Fair

  • Oct. 10, 2021, 10am-5pm
  • Mineola Chamber of Commerce
  • Jericho Turnpike, Mineola
  • All Ages
  • Admission is free, prices vary for goods

Bring the family out for live entertainment, kiddies bounce houses, celebrity dunk tank, and plenty of great fun food!

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Kids Creatures of the Night

  • Oct. 10, 2021, 5:30-7pm
  • Sweetbriar Nature Center
  • 62 Eckernkamp Drive, Smithtown
  • All Ages
  • $10; $5 children younger than 12

Meet nighttime animals, hear a story about some nocturnal animals, and take a short walk to see where creatures of the night make their homes.

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Queens Recreation Mobile Unit Pop-Up

  • Oct. 10, 2021, 11am-3pm
  • Sutphin Playground in Baisley Pond Park
  • N. Conduit Ave, 116 Av. bet. 150 St, Suptin Blvd, and Baisley Blvd S., Jamaica
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Enjoy a variety of games and activities suitable for children and families including chalk games, balls, crafts, and more.

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The Rock and Roll Playhouse plays the Music of The Grateful Dead + More

  • Oct. 10, 2021, 11am
  • Brooklyn Bowl
  • 61 Wythe Ave., Williamsburg
  • All Ages
  • $12-$15

Break out the tie-dye and groove along with your kids to the sounds of the The Grateful Dead. 

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Halloween Friends & Fun Cookie Decorating Class

  • Oct. 11, 2021, 10am
  • Celebrations In The Kitchen
  • 63 E. Old Country Road, Hicksville
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen
  • $69.95

Participants will detail the most classic shapes of this whimsical holiday with custom colored icing and confectionery blends.

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Family Workshop: Museum Together

  • Oct. 11, 2021, 10am-12pm
  • Vanderbilt Museum and Planetarium
  • 180 Little Neck Road, Centerport
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Spend time in the Hall of Fishes learning about marine life and create a work of art together. 

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Scavenger Hunt

  • Oct. 11, 2021, 10am-5pm
  • Cold Spring Harbor Fish Hatchery & Aquarium
  • 1660 Route 25A, Cold Spring Harbor
  • All Ages
  • $7; $6 seniors 65 and older; $5 ages 3-12

Find the clues that will help you discover the secret animal!

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Storybook Stroll-- 'Make Way for Ducklings' by Robert McCloskey

  • Oct. 11, 2021, 10:30-11:30am
  • Old Westbury Gardens
  • 71 Old Westbury Road, Old Westbury
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • Free with admission: $14; $12 ages 62 and older and full time students; $8 children 7-17

Bring your little ones for a stroll in the gardens while enjoying a story along the way, and then creating a unique take home craft.

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Boys & Girls Club of Metro Queens Family Day at Rocket Park Mini-Golf

  • Oct. 11, 2021, 11am-4pm
  • Rocket Park Mini Golf
  • 47-01 111th Street, Corona
  • All Ages
  • General admission is free. Tickets for games, golf, food and raffles available.

Raise money for a good cause while enjoying a fun-filled afternoon featuring a dunk tank, rock wall, games, raffles, food trucks, and mini-golf!

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Spooky Spider Web Decorations (Virtual)

  • Oct. 12, 2021, 4pm
  • Westhampton Free Library
  • 7 Library Ave., Westhampton Beach
  • Young elementary
  • Free with Westhampton Free Library Card

Learn to create your own spider webs from simple craft supplies (Registration required).

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Aliens: Escape From Earth

  • Oct. 12, 2021, 6-6:45pm
  • Patchogue-Medford Library
  • 54-60 East Main Street, Patchogue
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Go on an interactive animated adventure and help a friendly alien reunite with its extraterrestrial family.

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Magic Show with The Great Dubini

  • Oct. 12, 2021, 6-8pm
  • Hudson Yards
  • 20 Hudson Yards, Chelsea
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Bring the whole family to enjoy an amazing and hilarious show with your new favorite magician.

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The Princess Bride

  • Oct. 12, 2021, 5:30pm, gates open; 7pm, film starts
  • Skyline Drive-In NYC
  • 1 Oak Street, Greenpoint
  • All Ages
  • $55 per car up to 7 passengers; $19.49 single outdoor seat

Pack up for car and take the family to see a classic fairy tale, with swordplay, giants, an evil prince, a beautiful princess, and yes, some kissing.

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College Admission During Covid

  • Oct. 12, 2021, 7pm
  • New City Library
  • 220 N. Main St., New City
  • Teen, Adult
  • FREE

Joshua Marber, MS.Ed., will advise teens and their families on the college admission process in this COVID-19 pandemic. He will provide helpful inf...

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Jake Shimabukuro

  • Oct. 13, 2021, 7:30pm
  • Landmark on Main Street
  • 232 Main Street, Port Washington
  • All Ages
  • $38-$48

See ukulele master Jake Shimabukuro perform. 

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Nighttime Animals Storytime

  • Oct. 13, 2021, 4:30-5pm
  • Patchogue-Medford Library
  • 54-60 East Main Street, Patchogue
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Hear a story about nighttime animals, sing songs and rhymes, and do a simple craft.

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Rootin'Tootin' Good Time

  • Oct. 14, 2021, 6:30pm
  • Larkfield
  • 507 Larkfield Road, East Northport
  • Teen, Adult
  • $125

Hey Y'all, are you ready to have a good 'ol time? Put on your jeans and boots for a fun filled night with live music, dancing, food, drinks...

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Uptown Night Market

  • Oct. 14, 2021, 4-10pm
  • MASC Hospitality Group
  • 12th Ave & W 135th St., West Harlem
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Check out this curated and diverse selection of local West-Harlem & NYC-based food, beverage, arts & crafts, and packaged goods vendors, a variety of all-family activities, and more.

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Physics of Toys (Virtual)

  • Oct. 14, 2021, 4:30pm
  • Westhampton Free Library
  • 7 Library Ave., Westhampton Beach
  • Young elementary
  • Free with Westhampton Free Library Card

Join the Long Island Science center in learning about the science behind your toys (Registration required).

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Sugar Skull Money Banks (In-Person)

  • Oct. 15, 2021, 5pm
  • Westhampton Free Library
  • 7 Library Ave., Westhampton Beach
  • Tween, Teen
  • Free with Westhampton Free Library Card

Decorate your own sugar skull bank (Registration required).

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Sunset Cinema: Hocus Pocus

  • Oct. 15, 2021, 5:30pm, gates open; film starts at sunset
  • Main Street School Lawn
  • 101 Main Street, Irvington
  • All Ages
  • $5

Dress up and come out for this classic movie on the lawn. 

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Pumpkin Painting

  • Oct. 15, 2021, 6-7:30pm
  • Patchogue-Medford Library
  • 54-60 East Main Street, Patchogue
  • Tween, Teen
  • FREE

Paint your own spooky pumpkin!

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Stoller Tours

  • Oct. 15, 2021, 9:30-10:30am
  • Katonaah Museum of Art
  • 134 Jay Street, Katonah
  • Baby, Adult
  • $10; $5 seniors and students; free for members and children younger than 12

Pop your little one into a stroller and experience an interactive tour of current exhibitions.

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Artful Families

  • Oct. 15, 2021, 10:30-11:30am
  • Katonaah Museum of Art
  • 134 Jay Street, Katonah
  • All Ages
  • $10; $5 seniors and students; free for members and children younger than 12

Drop-in and enjoy interactive art projects and games intended to captivate younger visitors.

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Gardening In The Park

  • Oct. 16, 2021, 9am-12pm
  • The Common Ground
  • Rotary Park between Gillette and Candee Avenues, Sayville
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Spend the day surrounded by nature and help maintain the gardens of The Common Ground.

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From Simple Shapes to Skyscrapers II

  • Oct. 16, 2021, 11am-12pm
  • The Skyscraper Museum
  • 39 Battery Pl, Batter Park City
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Take a deep dive into the floor plans and facades of supertall skyscrapers and find their hidden shapes and geometries! 

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14th Annual Pearl River Day

  • Oct. 16, 2021, 11am-8pm
  • Pearl River Chamber of Commerce
  • E Central Ave., Pearl River
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Street fair with craft vendors, food, kids activities, pumpkin painting, music & more. 

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Farmhouse Family Day: Lovely Leaves

  • Oct. 16, 2021, 11am-3pm
  • The Wyckoff House Museum
  • 5816 Clarendon Rd, Brooklyn
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Explore how leaves change from bright green to warm orange in just a matter of weeks during.

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Minecraft Mania

  • Oct. 16, 2021, 1-2pm
  • Mt. Kisco Public Library
  • Online
  • Tween, Teen
  • FREE

Put your epic Minecraft skills to the test in this collaborative program. You will need both Minecraft and Zoom downloaded on your device. For 6th ...

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Kindergarten Play Day & Open House

  • Oct. 16, 2021, 10am-12pm
  • Blue Rock School
  • 110 Demarest Mill Road, West Nyack
  • Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Four and five year olds are invited to visit Blue Rock School for a morning of storytelling, crafts, and outdoor play while their parents learn abo...

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Out of the Darkness Community Walk

  • Oct. 16, 2021, 9am
  • Harbor Island Park
  • 123 Mamaroneck Ave., Mamaroneck
  • All Ages
  • FREE

The Out of the Darkness Experience unites communities and provides an opportunity to acknowledge the ways in which suicide and mental illness have affected our lives and the lives of those we love and care about.

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Battle of Pell's Point Encampment

  • Oct. 16, 2021, 10am-4pm
  • St. Paul's Church National Historic Site
  • 897 S. Columbus Avenue, Mt. Vernon
  • All Ages
  • FREE

See a militia drill, musket demonstrations, period games, music and crafts, and talks about the battle and the era of the American Revolution.

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Make A Sweet Red Panda With Polymer Clay

  • Oct. 16, 2021, 2-3pm, ages 5-8; 3-4pm, ages 9-12
  • The Rye Arts Center
  • 51 Milton Road, Rye
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • $25; members receive discount

Use polymer clay to make a cute panda sculpture. 

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The Annual Levittown Fall Festival

  • Oct. 16, 2021, 10am-5pm
  • Kiwanis Club of Levittown
  • 3041 Hempstead Tpke., Levittown
  • All Ages
  • Admission is free, prices vary for goods

This Craft Fair also features a food trucks, inflatables, Choo-Choo Ride for the kids, plus live music and demonstrations

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A Morning for Families

  • Oct. 16, 2021, 9-11am
  • Vanderbilt Museum and Planetarium
  • 180 Little Neck Road, Centerport
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Spend the morning exploring the collections, grounds, gardens, architecture, and the Reichert Planetarium’s “Open Sky”.

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Watson Adventures’ Wizard School Virtual Scavenger Hunt

  • Oct. 16, 2021, 6-7:30pm
  • Watson Adventures
  • Online
  • Tween, Teen, Adult
  • $19 per person

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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Watson Adventures’ Ghosts of Greenwich Village Family Scavenger Hunt

  • Oct. 16, 2021, 4-6pm
  • Washington Square Park
  • 5th Avenue & Washington Square, New York
  • Tween, Teen
  • $17.50-$21.50

Go on a ghostly scavenger hunt and uncover the stories of creepy places and the ghosts that have haunted them.

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Halloween Kids Spooky Cruise 2021

  • Oct. 16, 2021, 1:30pm
  • Event Cruises NYC
  • Pier 36, 299 South Street, New York
  • All Ages
  • from $39

Take the kids on Halloween Cruise just for them featuring Manhattan skyline views, trick or treating and more.

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Fort Tryon Kids: Awesome Arachnids

  • Oct. 16, 2021, 1-2pm
  • Fort Tryon Park
  • 741 Ft. Washington Ave., Fort Washington
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Learn to distinguish between insects and arachnids and see a live tarantula up close!

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Family Fall Day

  • Oct. 16, 2021, 1-4pm
  • St. Catherine's Park
  • 1245 1st Ave., Upper East Side
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Enjoy a fun afternoon of crafts, inflatables, music, jumbo games, an obstacle course, and more!

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Movie Night: The Nightmare Before Christmas

  • Oct. 16, 2021, 7-10pm
  • Queens Botanical Garden
  • 43-50 Main St., Flushing
  • All Ages
  • $50 family of 4; $25 per couple; $15 adult; $12 seniors 65 and older, child, students, and visitor with disabilities; Members: $35 per family of 4; $25 per couple $10; $8 $12 seniors 65 and older, child, students, and visitor with disabilities; free for children 3 and younger

Bring a blanket and watch the the “Pumpkin King” take over Christmas! Make a Christmas tree craft, too!

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Anchor East’s “A Walk For Diabetes”

  • Oct. 16, 2021, 9am-1pm
  • Heritage Park
  • 633 Mount Sinai-Coram Road, Mt. Sinai
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Shops merchandise and local goodies, walk to get some exercise, and have a chance to raise money to fight Juvenile Diabetes while also winning prize.

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The Rock and Roll Playhouse Plays the Music of Phish For Kids & More

  • Oct. 16, 2021, 1:30pm
  • Garcia's At The Capitol Theatre
  • 145 Westchester Ave, Port Chester
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • $17; $15 in advance; free for children younger than 1

Listen to the music of  Phish during this kid friendly concert. 

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1860's Family Fun Day

  • Oct. 16, 2021, 11am-3pm
  • Horace Greeley House
  • 100 King Street, Chappaqua
  • All Ages
  • Admission is free, prices vary for goods

Enjoy an afternoon of history, crafts, and games.

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Dog's Day Out

  • Oct. 16, 2021, 11am-4pm
  • The Shops at Nanuet
  • 5101 Fashion Drive , Nanuet
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Enjoy a fun-filled day with your pet including a costume parade, giveaways and more!

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Continental Soldiers Take Over!

  • Oct. 16, 2021, 11am-4pm
  • Stony Point Battlefied State Historic Site
  • 44 Battlefield Rd., Stony Point
  • Tween, Teen, Adult
  • FREE

The 2nd New York Regiment and Lamb's Artillery will provide informal talks on the lives of the soldiers who served with the American infantry a...

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Discoveries—Dream Together: Accidental Assemblages

  • Oct. 17, 2021, 11am–12:30pm
  • The Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • Online
  • Adult
  • FREE

For youth and adults with learning and developmental disabilities and those on the autism spectrum. Join the museum for a virtual workshop to talk ...

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Montvale Street Festival & Craft Show

  • Oct. 17, 2021, 10am-5pm
  • The Montvale Chamber of Commerce
  • 101 Paragon Drive, Montvale
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Enjoy a day of food, fun, local vendors, music, and special kids section!

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Steel Sensation

  • Oct. 17, 2021, 3pm
  • Landmark on Main Street - Jeanne Rimsky Theater
  • 232 Main Street, Suite 1, Port Washington
  • All Ages
  • FREE

See this Traditional Trinidadian steel band perform calypso melodies, Broadway show tunes & contemporary classical pieces.

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7th Annual Nanuet Street Fair

  • Oct. 17, 2021, 10am-5pm
  • Nanuet Chamber of Commerce
  • Main Street, Nanuet
  • All Ages
  • Admission is free, prices vary for goods

Enjoy kids rides, great food, and live entertainment all day long, plus lots of vendors. 

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Puppet Shows by Wonderspark Puppets: Who Took the Cookies from the Cookie Jar'

  • Oct. 17, 2021, 3-4pm
  • Hudson Yards
  • 20 Hudson Yards, Chelsea
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Join detective Mystery Max as he searches for clues to find who did it. 

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Reading into History: 'Esperanza Rising'

  • Oct. 17, 2021, 2pm
  • New-York Historical Society
  • 170 Central Park West, New York
  • Tween
  • Included with admission: $22; $6 ages 5-13; free for members and ages 4 and younger

Discuss the book Esperanza Rising in honor of National Hispanic Heritage Month.

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Minisceongo Creek Watershed Alliance Fall Cleanup

  • Oct. 17, 2021, 10am-2pm
  • Garner Historic District
  • 55 W. Railroad Ave., Garnerville
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Come out for an exciting day of interactive environmental activities and a cleanup to follow!

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Legend of Sleepy Hollow Family Storytelling Event

  • Oct. 17, 2021, 10-10:45am
  • Hudson Valley Writers Center
  • Philipse Manor Station , Sleepy Hollow
  • All Ages
  • FREE

See a 25-minute retelling of Washington Irving’s The Legend of Sleepy Hollow featuring additional Halloween treats and activities.

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Pumpkin Party

  • Oct. 17, 2021, 11am-7pm
  • Color Me Mine at Palisades Center
  • 3770 Palisades Center Dr., West Nyack
  • All Ages
  • $10 table fee and goodie bag, additional fee for piece

Come in costime to paint Pumpkins, Halloween Mugs, Haunted House Lanterns, Frankensteins and MORE!

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Miss Cathy's Corner

  • Oct. 18, 2021, 5-5:30pm
  • Patchogue-Medford Library
  • 54-60 East Main Street, Patchogue
  • Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Join former Kindergarten teacher, Miss Cathy, and practice Kindergarten skills while making new friends! Visit the library or call us at 631-654-47...

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Courageous Parenting Workshop - Surviving the “Tween” Years

  • Oct. 19, 2021, 7-8pm
  • Patchogue-Medford Library
  • Online
  • Adult
  • FREE

Join Certified Parenting Coach, Caryn Azemoun, as you reclaim the joy in parenting your pre-teen! Share parenting tools, participate in experientia...

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Halloween Pals Cupcake Baking Class

  • Oct. 19, 2021, 4pm
  • Celebrations In The Kitchen
  • 63 E. Old Country Road, Hicksville
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen
  • $69.95

Bake from scratch along side the pros as they create their own cupcake batter to make 6 cupcakes each.

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The Bailsmen

  • Oct. 19, 2021, 6-8pm
  • Hudson Yards
  • 20 Hudson Yards, New York
  • All Ages
  • FREE

These four young musicians mix the sounds of Paris, New Orleans and New York City hustle and bustle to form a uniquely fun and upbeat show.

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Navigating College Admissions Successfully & the Importance of Community Service

  • Oct. 20, 2021, 7-8pm
  • Mt. Kisco Public Library
  • Online
  • All Ages
  • FREE

If you missed the program on October 5 catch the information in this session: Discuss the holistic admissions review process and focus on the great...

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Halloween Bat Ornaments (Virtual)

  • Oct. 20, 2021, 4:30pm
  • Westhampton Free Library
  • Online
  • Young elementary
  • Free with Westhampton Free Library Card

Learn how to make adorable bats (Registration required).

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Teen Fitness and Nutrition Class

  • Oct. 20, 2021, 4-5pm
  • Patchogue-Medford Library
  • Online
  • Teen
  • FREE

Want to learn the benefits of nutrition on athletic performance? Join the Healthy Libraries Program to discuss the benefits of nutrition and exerci...

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Trunk or Treat at the JTS Center

  • Oct. 22, 2021, 5:30-8pm
  • JTS Community, Health & Sports Center at Torne Valley
  • 115 Torne Valley Road, Hillburn
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Pick and decorate a pumpkin, enjoy a DJ with special effects, spooky cartoon presentations and a special guest appearance by the Boulder Bird

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Parsons Dance

  • Oct. 22, 2021, 7:30pm
  • Victoria Theater Lizzie & Jonathan Tisch Stage
  • 1 Center St, Newark
  • Adult
  • $79

Trained at the Alvin Ailey School before joining the Paul Taylor Dance Company, Artistic Director David Parsons uses every crayon in the box to cre...

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The Lost Mummy Escape Room (In-Person)

  • Oct. 22, 2021, 5pm
  • Westhampton Free Library
  • 7 Library Ave., Westhampton Beach
  • Tween, Teen
  • Free with Westhampton Free Library Card

Can you escape the mummy room? (Registration required).

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Autumn Fest

  • Oct. 22, 2021, 10:30am-12pm
  • Patchogue-Medford Library
  • 54-60 East Main Street, Patchogue
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Join the library for a celebration of autumn, with crafts, games, music, and snacks.

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Saturday on the House

  • Oct. 23, 2021, 11am-6pm
  • Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
  • 1071 Fifth Ave., Upper East Side
  • All Ages
  • FREE

The Guggenheim invites you to experience all of the exhibitions on view each Saturday that this program is offered. 

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Princess Tea Party

  • Oct. 23, 2021, 1pm
  • Ballet Long Island
  • 1863 Pond Road, Ronkonkoma
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • $20

See a princess peformance, meet them after the show, and have a tea party!

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Boo at the Zoo

  • Oct. 23, 2021, 10:30am-3pm
  • Trailside Museum and Zoo at Bear Mountain State Park
  • 55 Hessian Drive, Highland Falls
  • All Ages
  • $1 suggested donation

Put on a costume, make bear treats, and enjoy umpkin decorating, face painting, matching games & crafts.

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Fall Cooking and Baking Festival with Chef Rob Scott

  • Oct. 23, 2021, 3-4pm
  • Mt. Kisco Public Library
  • Online
  • All Ages
  • FREE

With the cooler weather, warm up in the kitchen with recipes good for the whole family. The menu includes: Autumn Garden Vegetable Soup Chopped Fal...

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Carol Sudhalter's 13-piece Astoria Jazz Band in concert

  • Oct. 23, 2021, 3-5pm
  • Sunnyside Reformed Church
  • 48-03 Skillman Avenue, Sunnyside
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Carol Sudhalter's 13-piece Astoria Jazz Band will play big band selections by women and men composers and some jazz legends of Queens such as B...

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