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Discover your inner superhero in this amazing, interactive performance where the entire audience experiences simultaneous telepathy and witnesses d...
Sit inside a symphony orchestra as "Wolfgang's World" brings the music and adventures of one of the greatest composers to life all ar...
An extraordinary event will bring together a scientific exploration of our Solar System and a performance of one of the most incredible symphonic w...
Kids Week at the Intrepid Museum is an exciting, indoor, family-friendly festival offering a variety of hands-on activities. Join all week long for live animal shows, pop-up planetarium shows, maker spaces, live performances, and so much more!
The 2020 National High School Design Competition challenges high school students around the country to use design to help more of us feel included....
Our youngest youth meet every Saturday at 11am. Parents and children celebrate Shabbat together with interactive songs, stories and Shabbat snacks....
Wear your pajamas and bring your favorite stuffed animal for stories and songs at the library! Ages 3 1/2 years-kindergarten. Registration required.
Please join The Waldorf School of Garden City for this special Nursery Information Session (parents only please) where you will meet two of their N...
It’s never too early to start exploring the exciting world of tabletop role-playing games! For kids who are ready to start their first D&...
Time management strategies and study skill tips for students grades 6-12 and their parents from Dominiqe Padurano, the head of Crimson Coaching. Registration required.
Join Strawtown artists and naturalists in exploring the responses animals have to the winter then create your own winter landscape with animal puppets! Grades 1-5. Registration required.
Light up the dark winter months with a decorative pine cone jar. Ages 7 and up. Registration recommended. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.<...
Share the joy of celebrating Shabbat with family and friends! Join for open play and an interactive sing-along followed by blessings and a delicious dinner. Pre-registration required.
Get fit and have fun at Family Zumba. For walking toddlers and children up to 8 years old with their families. Registration is necessary.
The amazing Garry Krinsky combines circus skills, daring feats of balance, and more to explore basic scientific principles. Ages 6-11.
James Robinson’s stylish production transports audiences to Catfish Row on the Charleston waterfront, vibrant with the music, dancing, emotion, and heartbreak of its inhabitants.
Jump on the chance to snap up carefully selected works of art at very attractive prices and then make your way to the dance floor for the KMA's...
The Rye Arts Center will make a copy of a picture that you bring of someone special and provide all the materials you need to make three Valentine's cards! Ages 8-12.
Taste the delicious soups donated by Port Washington restaurants, then vote for your favorite soup.
Enjoy performances, interactive gallery activities, and artist-led workshops.
Learn how amphibians, reptiles, mammals, and birds survive harsh New York winters during this live animal presentation.
Children and their partners are guided through a sequence of gentle poses that are sure to help even the wildest of animals settle down.
Sing songs, listen to stories, and borrow books from the New York Public Library.
Mudbone's performances take you on an American musical journey from the late 19th century when bluegrass met the blues, through to present day.
Learn how to make your very own snow globes using a variety of materials provided.
Children will be singing along, drumming, and learning new dances as they become friends with Clara Net and her instrument friends from around the world.
The Nightingale Fam returns to Greenlight to perform an eclectic program of family-friendly music based on the classic baseball poem "Casey at the Bat" by Ernest Thayer and Wilhelmina Harper's "The Gunniwolf," preceded by a family singalong.
For centuries, people in China have celebrated the Lunar New Year in temple fairs. Bring your family to enjoy live performances, hands-on activities, and food to celebrate the Year of the Mouse!
Bring your family to the library and take a story walk, make Forky from Toy Story 4, play board games and card games, work on a puzzle, and build a Lego creation. Younger children can enjoy playdough, crawl through the tunnel, pretend in the kitchen, and play with trains and toys.
The Meeting is an engaging and intelligent play that depicts a fictional account of a secret meeting between Malcolm X and Dr. Martin Luther King.
Use microscopes to get a closer look and perhaps even find living things in soil. Each session will include experiments with the help of live animals or plants.
"Flash Gordon," a certified therapy dog, loves to listen to kids read. Sign up for a 15-minute slot on the day of the program at the customer service desk.
A dynamic Lion Parade led by lion dancers launches an afternoon filled with bursts of energy and color with traditional Chinese dance and music, a martial arts demonstration, and theatrical players in full traditional make-up and regalia!
“Every Pain has a Name” (Baby Blues ve. moods, depression and anxiety).
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...
Enjoy some football festivities, including games and a special raffle prize.
Partners at Gore Mountain will blow a mini mountain of snow in the heart of Manhattan, creating an urban wonderland for all to enjoy! Families will experience live ice carving, snowshoeing, curling, ice bowling, flag football, puppet making, photo ops, and a heated New York Public Library Reading Room.
Meet the museum’s salamanders and learn more about their fascinating life history! Advanced reservations required.
Take advantage of free screenings, giveaways, and activities for kids!
Join Dr. James Napoli as he shares his research on how Velociraptor became the fierce and brainy predator we know and love.
Kids will love tales of tricky trolls and a plucky, undaunted duckling! Then have fun with a workshop creating their own Dual Ugly Ducking/Splendid Swan puppet.
The Mickmags combine music and puppets to entertain not only children, but to reach the child in all of us. Registration is limited to families with children 2-6 years old.
As you help your child piece together the symbol of Valentine's Day, they will develop hands-on skills by sanding, nailing, painting, and more. Register online.
See the Harlem Wizards display their fancy trickery through dribbling, passing, shooting, and dunking.
Enjoy crafts and activities with your child and celebrate all things Pokémon.
Throughout history, humans have recognized that their security and survival depends on providing for themselves the four sacred, basic needs: shelt...
Join The Nature Place Day Camp for an hour of rhythm and joy for the whole family! All levels, especially beginners, welcome. They will also be off...
Celebrate the Year of the Rat! Asia Society rings in the Year of the Rat with performances and traditional craft activities inspired by Lunar New Year traditions across Asia. Activities will include a Lion Dance and kung fu demonstration, musical performances, and more.
Enjoy zodiac arts & crafts, lively dance performances, festive snacks, and timeless tales inspired by Chinese and Chinese American New Year's traditions.
Stop by Future Stars Summer Camps Open House Event for more details on The Ultimate Camp Experience!
Stop by Future Stars Summer Camps Open House Event for more details on The Ultimate Camp Experience!
Stop by the Future Stars Summer Camps Open House Event for more details on The Ultimate Camp Experience.
Throughout history, humans have recognized that their security and survival depend on providing for themselves the four sacred, basic needs: shelte...
The wizarding world is full of fantastical beasts and its up to you to find them! Inspired by the Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts films and books...
The Apollo presents our free Apollo Open House 2020: Celebration of Cool, sponsored by THIRTEEN, with support from Firelight Media and WBGO-FM. Thi...
Families are invited to join at the Castle for a fun afternoon of Valentine crafts, activities, and snacks. Crafts are suitable for children ages 4...
Rhino Comedy presents An Evening of Improv. Join the house teams The Mutts and Duly Noted for a shared evening of comedic feats! Wine, Seasonal Cra...
Bring your family into the woods to notice nature, savor the outdoors, and connect with each other and community. Look for signs of animal tracks. ...
Join house teams The Mutts and Duly Noted for a shared evening of comedic feats! Wine, Seasonal Craft Beers and delicious small plate menu ava...
The Iona Prep Varsity Basketball Team is stepping back behind the arc in putting together this third installment of the Iona Prep-Stepinac rivalry ...
Meet and chat with local police officers while making Valentine's Day themed chocolate goodies!...
Tackle a classical music playbook of famous touchdowns by VIP celebrity composers.
Each of the four races in the series will be 5K in length and will include an awards ceremony, refreshments, and raffle prizes. Register online.
Celebrate the new year with festivities including demonstrations, dancing, drumming, and crafts. Reservations required.
The festival opens with a lion dance followed by New Year-themed workshops and activities including dumpling making, lantern-making, educational workshops, interactive storytelling, paper cutting, New Year treats, crafts, and a puppet show by Chinese Theatre Works.
Enjoy a hearty hibernators’ breakfast by the crackling fire, plus live music.
Learn the winter survival strategies of bats in the Big Apple and beyond.
Don your PJ’s, jewels, and animal mask to become your favorite hibernator and learn to waltz with musicians Jody Kruskal and Friends.
Join the Yonkers Philharmonic to hear how Beethoven's Symphony #1 masters the Classical tradition but also clearly stakes out his personal vision.
Children ages 4-6 and their adult companions explore together to discover the world through art, play fun gallery games, and create their own masterpieces in the studio.
This concert for kids and families shares the music of The Beatles with a new generation of music lovers.
Debut author Megan Reid presents her spirited picture book biography of Althea Gibson, the first black Wimbledon, French, and U.S. Open tennis champion.
Learn prevention, recognition, and treatment of first aid emergencies in children.
Bring the whole family to this engaging and informative afternoon of free classical music with Queens’ own resident professional orchestra.
Bundle up for NYC's official Groundhog Day celebration! Watch Chuck look for his shadow and determine if spring is near or if there are six more weeks of winter. There will be musical performances, keeper talks, and feedings in the aviary and fox areas.
Six more weeks of winter or an early spring? Holtsville Hal’s famous forecast will let us know!
Make and decorate customized donuts of all different shapes, plus make pizza and have lemonade, too.
Explore art in the galleries then go to The Lynne and Richard Pasculano Studio to create projects inspired by the works on view. Family tours include a bilingual English/Spanish tour. Space is limited.
Explore Richard Scarry’s whimsical and charming world as we read Best Nursery Tales Ever! Afterwards, create your own houses, buildings, and streets to make a town and play with some special Busytown toys.
Join us and our friends from the Vietnam Heritage Center with performances, red envelopes, and festive activities celebrating Year of the Rat. Learn about all the ways Lunar New Year is celebrated throughout Southeast Asia, including Vietnam and Cambodia.
Work in a 7,000-year-old pre-Columbian-style of pottery to create a mythical self-portrait out of clay.
While the Superbowl teams get ready to play, you can only hope for better days. Port Washington Skating Center will help you forget… Wear your Giants or Jets Jersey receive free admission to the Family Skating Session!
Experience the wonderful benefits of yoga with family and friends. Preregistration is requested: email name, number of participants and ages to firstname.lastname@example.org
Enjoy the warm greenhouse, tropical plants, live music, and other activities throughout the day. The greenhouse will be warm, bright and beautiful with lush tropical plants, colorful orchids, palm trees, begonias, ferns, and more!
Celebrate The Gravity Vault's 3rd anniversary with free Day Passes and Try-a-climb from 9am-12pm, food, and more. Must be 5 years or older to climb.
Warm up with a coffee or hot chocolate, create a pour painting, play some awesome games, and check out some cool art.
Li performs hand balancing, plate spinning, artistic cycling, ribbon dancing, diabolos and foot juggling, explains some of the rituals of Chinese New Year, and more. Registration required.
Bring your Valentine's Day cards and get ready to party! Includes open play, drinks, snacks, activities, and Valentine's themed slime making! Reservations required.
Participate in a winter planting project to take home in honor of Tu B’Shevat--the Jewish birthday of the trees, play games, and more before the big game.
Kids can enjoy inflatable rides, face painting and games while parents learn about all of Hofstra Summer Camps amazing programs. Register on-site a...
Are you ready for some...KITTEN BOWL!?! Are you ready for some...KITTEN BOWL? Join the cats and watch the most exciting game of the year while play...
Sunday Morning Story Time & Craft at The Dolphin Bookshop Cafe presents "Crunch - The Shy Dinosaur" by Greg Pizzoli. A lovely, quiet ...
Learn about Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. as we make booklets about his legacy and the need for peace and equality. Space is limited.
Learn about the history of silhouette making, then sit for your own portraits and look at your profile.
For grades 3-6. Learn basic techniques of origami and see what you can create. Call to register....
Art expert Mark Rodgers takes audiences on an awe-inspiring journey through the Italian Renaissance as seen through the eyes of monumental geniuses Leonardo DaVinci and Michelangelo. This multi-media event features video, 3-D animations and images of DaVinci’s and Michelangelo’s inventions, sketches, paintings, and sculptures.
We'll read the history of great Civil Rights leaders and do a fun collage craft celebrating their life and works.
Enjoy an interactive dance workshop of African American dances.
Children will make a non-sew freedom quilt out of foam squares while learning the meaning of the codes of each square.
The focus of this club are the books, time periods, and dolls from the American Girl series. The library will provide copies of "Meet Addy: an American Girl" by Connie Porter. The fan club will read the book and discuss it. We will also do crafts and activities. Books are for ages 8 to 12 years old.
These programs will connect children and their parents with nature through short walks, animal visitors, and crafts. Children ages 3-5. Registration required.
Enjoy the book by Laura Numeroff and decorate donuts to take home in a bakery box.
This sensory experience will help enhance your child's hand-eye coordination and fine and gross motor skills developement as they dig their hands into sand, water and other exploratory activities. Ages 18 months-5 years. Registration required.
This interactive session features a puppet show and fun tips you and your child can use to ensure a healthy smile for life!
Learn about African-American performers Florence Mills and Josephine Baker, and create a colorful collage inspired by artist Christian Robinson. Registration required.
Make interactive LED-lit cards to celebrate Valentine's Day (or the wintertime) using pre-made templates. In person registration required.
During Storytime Boogie, books will be brought to life through dance and other movement, as well as other movement activities that go along with the theme.
Open to jazz students, musicians, and music educators, Monthly Jazz Jams are a fun way to hone your skills and jam with your peers. The house band is led by saxophonist Carol Sudhalter. All are welcome, vocalists, too! Don’t play? Come listen!
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