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The TIP TOP Workshop for donor conceived children and their parents

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

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

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CANCELED: All Kids Fair

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

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

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Gravity and Other Myths: A Simple Space

  • May. 02, 2020, 7pm
  • The Performing Arts Center, Purchase College
  • 735 Anderson Hill Road, Purchase
  • All Ages
  • $35-$50

GOM's work utilizes an honest approach to performance, to create shows with a focus on human connection and acrobatic virtuosity.

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Torah Tots

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

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

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CANCELED The Adventures of Peter Rabbit

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

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

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The BStreetBand- A Tribute to The Boss

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

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

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Flashlight Egg Hunt

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

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

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

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

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

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Misterios De La Máscara: Lucha Libre Mask Making

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

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

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Family Film: 'Spies In Disguise'

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

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

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Little Scientists: Tech Exploration

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

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

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CANCELED Grand Re-Opening 2020

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

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

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Third Annual Sean McCarthy Poetry Slam

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

Share your poetry or just check out the local talent. 

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Cooking Together

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

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

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Seedballs: The Soil Nutrient Cycle and Native Plants

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

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

 

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Windy Day

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

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

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LIT - Cupcake Wars: April Fools Edition

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

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

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Books & Babies

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

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

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Wee Read & Play

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

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

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Let's Get Together

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

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

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ONLINE JOANIE LEEDS PRESENTS: ALL THE LADIES ONLINE MUSIC FESTIVAL

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

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

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

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

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

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ONLINE Youth and Family: Kwame Alexander and Randy Preston Performance

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

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

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ONLINE Tot Shabbat

  • Apr. 03, 2020, 11:15am
  • Tkiya
  • , Facebook LIVE
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Get ready, get set...Shabbat! Start your Fridays off right- sing and dance with friends in a Jewish music class like no other. In partnership with ...

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ONLINE Livestreamed Learning: Vancouver Aquarium – Who is working behind the scenes'

  • Apr. 03, 2020, 1:30pm
  • Ocean Wise
  • ,
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Ocean Stewardship thrives when a variety of perspectives, disciplines, and life experiences work together. Join an Ocean Wise educator at the Vanco...

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ONLINE STEM Workshops: Lift off! Paper Airplanes

  • Apr. 03, 2020, 10-10:45am, Grades K-2; 11:15am-12pm, Grades 3-6
  • Long Island Explorium
  • Port Jeff Harbor 101 East Broadway, Port Jefferson
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • $10

Join the Long Island Explorium for an interactive workshop where you will learn how to make objects fly! Explore the different forces needed f...

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ONLINE STEM Workshop: Bubble Trouble

  • Apr. 03, 2020, 1-1:45pm, Graders K-2; 2:15-3pm, Grades 3-6
  • Long Island Explorium
  • Port Jeff Harbor 101 East Broadway, Port Jefferson
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • $10

Join the Long Island Explorium for an interactive workshop where you will be challenged to make your own ice cream! Explore measuring and...

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ONLINE Virtual Trivia

  • Apr. 03, 2020, 7-8:30pm
  • ONLINE with Patchogue-Medford Library
  • 54-60 East Main Street, Patchogue
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Let's play some trivia! Please join the library from your computer, tablet or smartphone. You can also dial in using your phone. Unit...

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ONLINE Facebook Live Storytime With Miss Mary!

  • Apr. 03, 2020, 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! 

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ONLINE The Unknown Universe: LIVE

  • Apr. 03, 2020, 1:30pm
  • The American Museum of Natural History
  • 200 Central Park W., Upper West Side
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Participants can travel through the Milky Way galaxy and beyond by joining a live guided flight through the universe with the Museum’s Direct...

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ONLINE Imagine THAT! Presents ART SAFARI: ANIMALS IN ART

  • Apr. 03, 2020, 5-6pm
  • Copiague Library
  • ,
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Get creative! During a live videochat art session, artist-author Joyce Raimondo will share animal artworks from her award-winning book, The Mu...

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CANCELED: Stony Brook Symphony Orchestra

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

See this student-led conductorless concert.

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Sing 'n Schmooze on Shabbat!

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

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

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JB Smoove

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

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

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Las Cafeteras

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

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

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The Rinx Preschool Open House

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

Join The Rinx Preschool Academy at their next Open House!

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Earth Living Skills for Families: Water Collection and Processing

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

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

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Hofstra Summer Camps Open House

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

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

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Family Fun: Broadway Jazz – Adaptive Dance

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

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

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Summer Arts & Play Program Open House

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

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

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MOCACREATE: Celebrate Qing Ming & Welcome Spring!

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

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

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Hidden Pond Day Camp Open House

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

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

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Great Playdate

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

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

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Chess Nuts Unite

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

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

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Smithsonian Magazine’s Museum Day

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

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

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POSTPONED: Artopia: Free Family Arts Festival

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

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

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Open House and Circus Show

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

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

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Annual Easter Egg Hunt

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

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

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The 2020 Hoboken Grace Easter Egg Hunt

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

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

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Collaging Our Everyday: Multimedia Art Workshop

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

Create a mixed-media collage about your daily experiences.

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Easter Egg Hunt

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

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

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Geocaching and Orienteering

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

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

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Passover Crafts

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

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

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Exploring Art Through Artists: Leigh Taylor Mickelson

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

Learn how to make beautiful creations out of clay!

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Art+Nature+You: Spring Workshop for Teens

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

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

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Spring Dance Fest

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

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

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Tappan Community Cleanup

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

A great way to help the community and environment!

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Hopping with the Bunny

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

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

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Crossroads Easter Eggstravaganza

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

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

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Annual Shearing of the Heather Celebration

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

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

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

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Origami

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

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

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Open Art Studio

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

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

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Easter Festival

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

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

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LIVING LAB: IT'S BABY SEASON!

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

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

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Breakfast with the Easter Bunny

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

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

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Hands on History: Victorian 'Hair' Jewelry

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

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

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KUPFERBERG PRESENTS: NEW SHANGHAI CIRCUS

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

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

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Opening Day Parade + Ceremony

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

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

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Spellbound Theatre: Up & Down Again

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

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

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BRUNCH WITH THE EASTER BUNNY

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

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

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EASTER BUNNY HOP

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

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

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OPENING DAY

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

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

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FAMILY ART WORKSHOP: BIRD FEEDERS

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

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

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Eggstravagant Fest with the Bunny

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

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

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Movie Screening: 'The Public'

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

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

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Spartan Kids Race

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

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

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READ with Flash Gordon

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

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

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Read with a Therapy Dog

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

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

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Animal Embassy

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

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

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'True Justice' Film Screening

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

QHS is happy to showcase the HBO film True Justice


-From HBO

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CANCELED Egg Scramble at Adventureland

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

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

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Portledge School Admissions Spring Open House

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

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

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April Fool's Hike

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

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

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SKYSCRAPER JENGA

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

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

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Stroller Strides Spring Opening

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

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

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Easter Egg Hunt

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

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

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Easter Parade

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

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

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Spring EGGstravaganza

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

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

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Family Films: Sticky Situations

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

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

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Easter Eggstravaganza Children's Workshop

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

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

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

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

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

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The Boy Who Grew Flowers

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

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

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Annual Egg Hunt

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

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

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Storytime and Activities Featuring Little Joe Chickapig

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

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

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Meet the Scientist: Alex Moore

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

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

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Design Discovery: Tree House Design

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

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

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Easter Egg Hunt and Bunny Fun

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

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

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Dungeons and Dragons

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

Learn how to play Dungeons and Dragons.

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PIPES & DRUMS ON THE FOUNTAIN TERRACE

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

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

 

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THE NEW YORK CITY TARTAN DAY PARADE

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

The community will come together to celebrate Scottish heritage!

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Special Needs: Music for All

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

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

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Ukrainian Egg Decorating

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

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

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Easter Bunny Breakfast

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

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

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EASTER EGG HOPPENING

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

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

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Museum Stories Family Reading Club

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

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

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Portledge School Admissions Spring Open House

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

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

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Bunny Fest at Eagle's Nest

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

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

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Thirtieth Season Opening

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

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

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Spring Fest 2020

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

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

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Mad Hatter Egg Hunt

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

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

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Innovation Celebration

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

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

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Recycled Micro Health Garden

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

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

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Down to Earth Living Hosts Bonsai Show and Grand Opening BBQ

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

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

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Portledge School Admissions Spring Open House

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

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

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ONLINE Storytime LIVE via Zoom Meeting: Carole Lindstrom presents We Are Water Protectors

  • Apr. 04, 2020, 11:30am
  • Greenlight Bookstore
  • 686 Fulton St. (at S. Portland St.), Fort Greene
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Greenlight is happy to welcome author Carole Lindstrom to their first-ever live online story time with this beautiful and important new book <...

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ONLINE Visit LICM at Home Presents 'Happy as Clams'

  • Apr. 04, 2020, 3pm
  • Long Island Children's Museum
  • 11 Davis Avenue, Garden City
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

This weekend's "Visit LICM at Home" takes you right into the LICM Theater. Pull up your own chair and enjoy a musical adventure set i...

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Inspector Pulse and the Case of the Mozart Cookie Mystery

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

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

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TORONTO ROCK @ NEW YORK RIPTIDE

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

Box Lacrosse is back on Long Island!

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POSTPONED: Tanglewood Marionettes: Cinderella

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

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

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Summer Art Camp Open House

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

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

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SOUNDS OF A NEW GENERATION

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

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

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Sakura Hanami (Cherry Blossom Viewing)

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

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

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Japanese Folk Dancing

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

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

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Shibori: Japanese Tie Dye

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

Shibori is the art of creating patterns on dyed fabric by tying, twisting, rolling, and folding. A beautiful pattern emerges once the fabric dries and can be used for all kinds of things, from fashion accessories to household decorations.

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Music from China: Poetry in Music

  • Apr. 05, 2020, 2:00pm
  • Flushing Town Hall
  • 137-35 Northern Blvd, Flushing
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult
  • $18; $12 Members and Students; FREE for Teens

A quintet of Chinese strings with Western flute performs music inspired by Shijing poetry from Confucian times to the great poets of the Tang and Song dynasties.

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Springfest Street Fair

  • Apr. 05, 2020, 11am-4pm
  • Nyack Chamber of Commerce
  • Main St., Nyack
  • All Ages
  • Admission is free, prices vary for goods

Celebrate the beginning of Nyack’s street fair season with live bands, great food, kid rides, and hundreds of vendors offering unique crafts, jewelry, and more!

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Up, Up, and Away with Mad Science

  • Apr. 05, 2020, 2-3pm
  • Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library, Main Library
  • 10 W. Ramapo Road, Garnerville
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Watch as experiments demonstrating the principles of air and pressure are artfully woven into tales of mischievous spells, dragon-riding, and explosive dragon sneezes.

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CANCELED: Great Green Eggstravaganza

  • Apr. 05, 2020, 11am-3pm
  • Greenburgh Nature Center
  • 99 Dromore Road, Scarsdale
  • All Ages
  • $15; $8 members; $10 early registration before 4/5; $5 members early registration before 4/5

Enjoy a day of egg-themed activities, crafts, an environmentally-friendly egg hunt, and more.

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First Sunday Science: Microbes as Sentinels of Water Quality in Long Island Sound

  • Apr. 05, 2020, 1:30-3:30pm
  • Bruce Museum at The Bruce Museum Seaside Center in Greenwich Point Park
  • 7 Tods Driftway, Old Greenwich
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Learn how tracking microbial indicators of water quality is key to monitoring the health of the ecosystem we live beside. 

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Pet Photos with the Easter Bunny

  • Apr. 05, 2020, 6:30pm
  • The Westchester
  • 125 Westchester Ave., White Plains
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Bring your furry friend for photos with the Easter Bunny.

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GUIDED NATURE WALK

  • Apr. 05, 2020, 3-4pm
  • Tenafly Nature Center
  • 313 Hudson Ave., Tenafly
  • All Ages
  • $6; free for members and children younger than 2

Participants will enjoy different sensory experiences in the forest.

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Haverstraw Community Cleanup

  • Apr. 05, 2020, 10am-12pm
  • Village of Haverstraw Clock Tower
  • 40 New Main Street, Haverstraw
  • All Ages
  • FREE

A wonderful way to get outdoors and give back to the community!

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CANCELED Freedom Art Jam: Passover Family Day

  • Apr. 05, 2020, 11am-4pm
  • The Jewish Museum
  • 1109 Fifth Ave., Upper East Side
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult
  • Included with Museum Admission: $18; $12 seniors; $8 students; free for children 18 and younger

Set yourself free to the soulful sounds of ShirLaLa, craft a holiday work of art, create a freedom poster, add to a Passover-themed installation, explore the galleries, and more! RSVP recommended. 

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Easter Egg Hunt!

  • Apr. 05, 2020, 9-10am
  • Walt Whitman Shops
  • 160 Walt Whitman Rd, Huntington Station
  • All Ages
  • FREE

There will be 10,000 Easter eggs to collect, half of them filled with Tootsie Rolls and the other half with mini toys. Register online. 

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Pet Photos with the Easter Bunny

  • Apr. 05, 2020, 7:30-8:30pm
  • Smith Haven Mall
  • 313 Smith Haven Mall, Lake Grove
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Bring your furry friend for photos with the Easter Bunny.

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Breakfast with the Easter Bunny

  • Apr. 05, 2020, 8:00am and 9:30am
  • The Shops at Atlas Park - Laser Bounce
  • 8000 Cooper Avenue, Glendale
  • All Ages
  • $5

Bring your little ones for story time, giveaways, and more at Breakfast with the Easter Bunny. Call for reservations: 347-599-1919.

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CANCELED Town Square's Annual Spring Egg Hunt

  • Apr. 05, 2020, 11am; 12pm; 1pm; 2pm
  • FourFiveSix
  • 199 Richardson Street, Williamsburg
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • $30; $20 online; $5 special mommy/daddy tickets

Everyone will get eggs, meet the Easter Bunny, enjoy eggstacular craft activities, live music, and more. 

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THE LITTLE ORCHESTRA SOCIETY: BRINGING STORIES TO LIFE

  • Apr. 05, 2020, 4-4:45pm OR 5-5:45pm
  • Brooklyn Children's Museum
  • 145 Brooklyn Ave., Crown Heights
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • $13

Join The Little Orchestra Society in an interactive musical workshop that explores the music of different cultures around the world.

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CANCELED BAMkids Movie Matinees- E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial

  • Apr. 05, 2020, 2pm
  • BAM Rose Cinemas
  • 30 Lafayette Ave., Fort Greene
  • Tween
  • $10; $7 members and children 12 and younger

With its mix of heartwarming moments and wide-eyed wonder, E.T. is movie magic at its best.

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POSTPONED: The Amazing Max

  • Apr. 05, 2020, 1:00pm and 4:00pm
  • Queens Theatre
  • 14 United Nations Avenue South, Corona
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult
  • $15

Magician Max conjures a custom experience that young ones will carry with them long after the show ends. 

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The Daniel Beer Memorial 5K Run/Walk

  • Apr. 05, 2020, 9:30am, kids fun run; 10am, 5k run/walk
  • Rockland Lake State Park
  • 299 Rockland Lake Road, Valley Cottage
  • All Ages
  • $25 run/walk; free for fun run

This family friendly 5K event was created to build community, embrace the Beer Family and all who loved Daniel, and to support The Daniel Beer Foundation. Register online. 

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Breakfast with the Easter Bunny

  • Apr. 05, 2020, 10am-12pm
  • St. Stanislaus Kostka Catholic Academy
  • 12 Newell Street, Brooklyn
  • All Ages
  • $15

Enjoy a buffet style breakfast and meet the Easter Bunny! Be sure to bring a basket for the egg hunt.

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Theatresports

  • Apr. 05, 2020, 12pm
  • Gallery Players
  • 199 14th Street, Park Slope
  • All Ages
  • $10 kids; free for parents

A zany ensemble of professional actors presents improvisational theatre as a competitive sport.

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Open House

  • Apr. 05, 2020, 10am-1pm
  • Beth Sholom Day Camp
  • 401 Roslyn Road, Roslyn Heights
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Meet the directors and members of the leadership team and take a tour of their unique indoor and outdoor facility. 

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Easter Egg Scavenger Hunt

  • Apr. 05, 2020, 1:00-3:00pm
  • Carl Schurz Park
  • E. 87th St. and East End Ave., Upper East Side
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Find 5 historical points in Carl Schurz Park to receive an egg. Each child will be able to find five eggs total. Then make a crazy Easter hat to join the Mad Hatters Dance Party with the Rock-A-Sllly Band and enjoy a Puppet Eggstravaganza Show with Playdate Puppets.

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Lebanese Cultural Festival

  • Apr. 05, 2020, 10:00am-5:00pm
  • Children's Museum of the Arts
  • 103 Charlton St., Soho
  • All Ages
  • Free with museum admission ($13; free for children younger than 1)

CMA is partnering with the New York Arabic Orchestra and the Arab-American Family Support Center to present interactive workshops inspired by Lebanon. Educators will lead children in rhythm, song, poetry, and movement native to the country of Lebanon.

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Palm Sunday Brunch Buffet

  • Apr. 05, 2020, 10am-2pm
  • The Mansion at Glen Cove
  • 200 Dosoris Ln., Glen Cove
  • All Ages
  • $59; $29 children; free for children 2 and younger

The Easter Bunny will be making a special appearance and taking pictures with your little ones at Palm Sunday Brunch and he’s brought gifts for each child. Register online.

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Four Seasons of Family Yoga: Spring

  • Apr. 05, 2020, 10-10:45am
  • Sands Point Preserve
  • 127 Middle Neck Road, Sands Point
  • All Ages
  • $20 per car; $10 per car members

Experience the wonderful benefits of yoga with family and friends. Preregistration is requested.

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KNICKERBOCKER CHAMBER ORCHESTRA: SONGS OF OUR SPHERE

  • Apr. 05, 2020, 4:00pm
  • 6 River Terrace
  • 6 River Terrace, Battery Park
  • All Ages
  • FREE

KCO musicians will present works that celebrate nature and confront our continued existence on this earth. 

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Annual Egg Hunt

  • Apr. 05, 2020, 2pm
  • Bailey Arboretum
  • Bayville Road, Locust Valley
  • All Ages
  • $5; $2 to purchase basket

Bring a basket and be ready to hunt, create seasonal crafts, and have lots of spring fun! Register online. 

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Breakfast with the Easter Bunny & Friends

  • Apr. 05, 2020, 9:30-11am
  • United Skates of America, Inc.
  • 1276 Hicksville Rd, Seaford
  • All Ages
  • $20; $15 per child; free for children younger than 2

Meet the Easter Bunny, Branch, and Poppy while enjoying a full buffet breakfast! This is a non skating event. Tickets must be purchased in advance.

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JUNIOR KEEPERS

  • Apr. 05, 2020, 9:00-10:30am
  • Central Park Zoo
  • East 64th St, Upper East Side
  • Tween
  • $65

Jr. Keepers will get up close to animals and see what it takes to be a keeper at the Central Park Zoo. For ages 8-12.

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Caring Bunny Easter Bunny Photo Experience

  • Apr. 05, 2020, 9:30-10:30am
  • Smith Haven Mall
  • 313 Smith Haven Mall, Lake Grove
  • All Ages
  • Photo packages available to purchase

Caring Bunny provides an exclusive, subdued, and welcoming environment for children with special needs and their families. Reserve online. 

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Bagels with the Easter Bunny

  • Apr. 05, 2020, 10am-1pm
  • Bake Me A Cake Boutique
  • 184 East Montauk Hwy., Lindenhurst
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • $35

Kids will get six cupcakes to decorate, can take pictures with the Easter Bunny, and have some bagels.

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Build with the Big Blue Blocks

  • Apr. 05, 2020, 1:30-2:30pm
  • Patchogue-Medford Library
  • 54-60 East Main Street, Patchogue
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Create something amazing with huge, life-size building blocks.

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CANCELED Music of Queen for Kids

  • Apr. 05, 2020, 11am, doors; 12-1pm, show
  • Brooklyn Bowl
  • 61 Wythe Ave, Brooklyn
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • $12-$14

The Rock and Roll Playhouse is excited to bring the Music of Queen for Kids to Brooklyn Bowl. The Rock and Roll Playhouse is a children's conce...

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Story time with Cara and Little Dude

  • Apr. 05, 2020, 11am-12pm
  • The Wild
  • 272 Driggs Ave Brooklyn , New York
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Join Cara and Big World of Little Dude for a calming morning of reading and meditation related activities. Children will engage in a reading of Bra...

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Beth Sholom Day Camp Open House

  • Apr. 05, 2020, 10am-1pm
  • Beth Sholom Day Camp
  • 401 Roslyn Road, Roslyn Heights
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Visit Beth Sholom Day Camp and see what everyone's talking about! Meet the directors & members of the leadership team and take a tour of th...

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Camp PGT Virtual Open House

  • Apr. 05, 2020, 4pm
  • The Play Group Theatre
  • One North Broadway, Suite 111, White Plains
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Join PGT's meet & greet on Zoom. Meet the kids and staff of Camp PGT! Take a virtual tour of The Play Group Theatre's 20,000 square foo...

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ONLINE Lincoln Center at Home #ConcertsForKids: Sonia De Los Santos

  • Apr. 05, 2020, 11am
  • Lincoln Center
  • 165 West 65th St., Upper West Side
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Lincoln Center at Home presents a remarkable group of artists who will bring world-class performances and diverse musical perspectives straight fro...

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ONLINE VIRTUAL PASSOVER FAMILY CONCERT BY SHIRLALA

  • Apr. 05, 2020, 11am-12pm
  • The Jewish Museum
  • 1109 Fifth Ave., Upper East Side
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Hear kid rocker ShirLaLa perform as she takes you on a musical journey with delightful twists to holiday favorites. Jump like a frog, ask the four ...

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Geology Rocks School's Out Workshop

  • Apr. 06, 2020, 10am-2pm
  • Rye Nature Center
  • 873 Boston Post Road, Rye
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • $80 per child; $70 per child member

Have you ever wondered what's beneath houses, streets, and forests? Dig in the Rye Nature Center quarry and discover what makes up our land. Ch...

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Night of 1,000 Stars

  • Apr. 06, 2020, 6-7:30pm
  • Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library, Village Branch
  • 85 Main St., Haverstraw
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Celebrate National Library Week with an evening of stories, songs, local celebrities reading fabulous books, and more. 

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Vacation Week Program: Animal Embassy

  • Apr. 06, 2020, 2-2:45pm
  • New Rochelle Public Library
  • 1 Library Plaza, New Rochelle
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Meet and learn about a fascinating array of animals from far-away places.

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Kids' Garden Club

  • Apr. 06, 2020, 4:00-5:00pm
  • Queens Library - Peninsula
  • 92-25 Rockaway Beach Boulevard, Rockaway Beach
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Kids will learn the importance of gardening, garden at the library, and grow their very own plants. Supplies are limited.

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Watercolor Easter Egg Surprise

  • Apr. 06, 2020, 2:30-3:30pm
  • Queens Library - North Hills Branch
  • 57-04 Marathon Pkwy., Little Neck
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Use watercolor and a white crayon to find a surprise Easter egg design.

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Easter Craft

  • Apr. 06, 2020, 4:00-5:00pm
  • Queens Library - Mitchell-Linden Branch
  • 31-32 Union St., Flushing
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Kids show their creative skills while making a beautiful Easter craft.

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Earth Day Craft

  • Apr. 06, 2020, 3:00-4:00pm
  • Queens Library - Rochdale Village Branch
  • 169-09 137 Ave., Jamaica
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Create a "Grass Head Guy/Gal" by planting some grass seed and then personalizing the face. It will take just about a week to get exciting results.

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STEM Mondays: Electric Slime

  • Apr. 06, 2020, 4:30-5:30pm
  • Queens Library - Poppenhusen Branch
  • 121-23 14 Ave., College Point
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Explore ways to make slime more conductive and create a colorful LED light display!

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Meditation for Kids

  • Apr. 06, 2020, 4:00-5:00pm
  • Queens Library - Woodhaven Branch
  • 85-41 Forest Parkway, Woodhaven
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Learn different forms and the benefits of meditation.

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Food and Culture: Cooking Demo

  • Apr. 06, 2020, 4-5pm
  • Brooklyn Public Library, Canarsie
  • 1580 Rockaway Pkwy., Canarsie
  • Teen
  • FREE

Learn a different culture by making a simple and healthy food. 

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A Year of Holidays: Easter

  • Apr. 06, 2020, 4-5pm
  • Teaneck Public Library
  • 840 Teaneck Road, Teaneck
  • Young elementary
  • FREE

Kids can celebrate and have some fun while learning about different holidays and cultures. 

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Poof! Life in a Vacuum

  • Apr. 06, 2020, 4:00pm
  • New York Public Library - 125th Street branch
  • 224 E. 125th St., East Harlem
  • Teen
  • FREE

Where does space begin? How far away is the moon? Where did the space shuttles go? These questions and more are answered as students discover the USS Intrepid’s role in the Space Race.

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Monday Fun Day

  • Apr. 06, 2020, 7-8pm
  • Freeport Memorial Library
  • 144 West Merrick Road, Freeport
  • Tween, Teen
  • FREE

Join the library at this all-inclusive program, with fun activities for tweens and teens accompanied by an adult. Preregistration is necessary.

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Building Solar Race Cars

  • Apr. 06, 2020, 4:30pm
  • New York Public Library - Countee Cullen branch
  • 104 W. 136th St., Harlem
  • Tween, Teen
  • FREE

Each student will get to design, build, and test their own mini solar-powered race car. If time allows, students will have the opportunity to race their cars outdoors.

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Movie Mondays for Kids - 'Ralph Breaks the Internet'

  • Apr. 06, 2020, 4:00pm
  • Tompkins Square Library
  • 331 East 10th Street, East Village
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Kids and their caregivers can catch a free screening of "Ralph Breaks the Internet."

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Family Storytime: Japanese & English Bilingual Storytime

  • Apr. 06, 2020, 11:00am-12:00pm
  • Chatham Square Library
  • 33 E. Broadway, Chinatown
  • Baby
  • FREE

Learn basic Japanese through songs, stories, and finger play. For ages 0-3. Caregiver must be present.

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American Girl

  • Apr. 06, 2020, 4:45-5:45pm
  • Middle Country Public Library
  • 101 Eastwood Blvd., Centereach
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Participate in a hands on, creative program featuring an American Girl. Grades 2nd - 5th. Registration required. 

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Twinkle, Twinkle Rhymes

  • Apr. 06, 2020, 6-6:30pm
  • Middle Country Public Library
  • 101 Eastwood Blvd., Centereach
  • Baby
  • FREE

What better way to end the evening than with some stories, songs, and rhymes with your little one? Ages birth-3 years old. Registration required. 

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K9 Reading

  • Apr. 06, 2020, 6:30-7:30pm
  • Middle Country Public Library
  • 101 Eastwood Blvd., Centereach
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

These canines will help all readers become more confident and excited about reading. Registration required. 

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ONLINE Virtual Storytime

  • Apr. 06, 2020, 11-11:30am
  • Brooklyn Public Library
  • ,
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

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

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ONLINE Virtual Clay: Leaf Dish with Bugs

  • Apr. 06, 2020, 10-11am
  • Clay Art Center
  • 40 Beech Street, Port Chester
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • $18

Make a cute Leaf Dish (with Bugs) during this virtual kids class for children ages 7-10. Clay and supplies must be purchased separately (...

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ONLINE Coronavirus and Kids: a Pediatrician Answers Your Questions

  • Apr. 06, 2020, 5-6pm
  • Patchogue-Medford Library
  • 54-60 East Main Street, Patchogue
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Dr. Ramon Ferrand of LI Pediatric will discuss COVID-19 and answer questions about the virus. This program is presented in partnership with HealthF...

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Jurassic Park School's Out Workshop

  • Apr. 07, 2020, 10am-2pm
  • Rye Nature Center
  • 873 Boston Post Road, Rye
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • $80 per child; $70 per child member

Venture back to when dinosaurs roamed the Earth. Children will learn to identify common dinosaurs by name and search for clues that dinosaurs once ...

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April Shower Crafts

  • Apr. 07, 2020, 4pm
  • Ruth Keeler Memorial Library
  • 276 Titicus Road, North Salem
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Make a jelly bean tree, edible rainbows, and more! All ages. 

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Big Truck Day!

  • Apr. 07, 2020, 10am-12pm
  • Chappaqua Library
  • 195 South Greeley Avenue, Chappaqua
  • All Ages
  • FREE

See big trucks in the Chappaqua Library parking lot!

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Stories & Craft

  • Apr. 07, 2020, 6:30-7:15pm
  • Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library, Main Library
  • 10 W. Ramapo Road, Garnerville
  • Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Stories, craft and more! Registration required. 

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Vacation Week Program: Balloon Bonanza Workshops

  • Apr. 07, 2020, 11am and 12pm
  • New Rochelle Public Library
  • 1 Library Plaza, New Rochelle
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Children ages 7 and older will learn to make fanciful, springy balloon creatures or shapes to take home. 

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Westchester Hospitality Job Opportunities

  • Apr. 07, 2020, 11am-2pm
  • Mount Kisco Public Library
  • 100 East Main Street, Mount KIsco
  • Adult
  • FREE

Looking for a hospitality job opportunity in Westchester County? The Mount Kisco Library is holding a Job Fair twice a month on Tuesdays through sp...

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DIY Cherry Blossom Art

  • Apr. 07, 2020, 4:30-5:30pm
  • Mount Kisco Public Library
  • 100 East Main Street, Mount KIsco
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween, Teen
  • FREE

Beautiful cherry blossom trees bloom this time every year. Celebrate these magnificent trees with a colorful painting. All ages. Registration recom...

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Celebrating Archie Comics with CO-CEO Nancy Silberkleit

  • Apr. 07, 2020, 1-2pm
  • Mount Kisco Public Library
  • 100 East Main Street, Mount KIsco
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen
  • FREE

As Co-CEO of Archie Comics, Nancy Silberkleit harnesses the power of graphic literacy to advance causes she is passionate about, including knowledg...

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Easter And Spring Craft

  • Apr. 07, 2020, 3:00-3:45pm
  • Queens Library - Douglaston-Little Neck Branch
  • 249-01 Northern Blvd., Little Neck
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Design a pop-up Easter or spring card for your family or yourself.

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The Maple Syrup Challenge

  • Apr. 07, 2020, 4:30-5:30pm
  • ORANGEBURG LIBRARY
  • 20 S. Greenbush Road, Orangeburg
  • Young elementary
  • FREE

The Master Gardeners will teach you about making maple syrup.  Registeration is open. 

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Insects and Arachnids

  • Apr. 07, 2020, 4:00pm
  • New York Public Library - Bloomingdale Branch
  • 150 West 100th Street, Upper West Side
  • Teen
  • FREE

Learn what makes an insect an insect by identifying certain species. Then explore their relatives, the arachnids, to discover what's similar or different.

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Juggling 101

  • Apr. 07, 2020, 4:00pm
  • New York Public Library - St. Agnes branch
  • 444 Amsterdam Ave., Upper West Side
  • Teen
  • FREE

Learn to juggle with Tommy and his merry band of jugglers!

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Zumba

  • Apr. 07, 2020, Ages 4-6, 5-5:45pm; Ages 7-12, 5:45-6:30pm
  • Merrick Library
  • 2279 Merrick Ave., Merrick
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Childern can learn dance routines, hear music from all over the world, and have fun at a Zumba class. Registration required. 

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New York Public Library Heritage Storytime

  • Apr. 07, 2020, 4:30pm
  • Harry Belafonte 115th Street Library
  • 203 West 115th Street, Harlem
  • Young elementary
  • FREE

In celebration of the 125th anniversary of the New York Public Library! A storytime for school-age children, this event will feature picture books and picture book biographies about figures related to the Library.

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SuPPort

  • Apr. 07, 2020, 11am-12:30pm
  • Middle Country Public Library
  • 575 Middle Country Road, Selden
  • Adult
  • FREE

This free group for moms is led by a therapist trained in maternal mental health.

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