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MUMMENSCHANZ

  • Feb. 23, 2020, 3pm
  • The Performing Arts Center, Purchase College
  • 735 Anderson Hill Road, Purchase
  • All Ages
  • $30-$70

MUMMENSCHANZ offers timeless insight on the human condition, a visually stunning spectacle that transcends cultural barriers and sparks the imagination.

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Air Play

  • Feb. 28, 2020, 7pm
  • The Performing Arts Center, Purchase College
  • 735 Anderson Hill Road, Purchase
  • All Ages
  • $25-$45

See this circus-style adventure about two siblings journeying through a surreal land of air, transforming the ordinary into objects of uncommon beauty.

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ERTH'S PREHISTORIC AQUARIUM ADVENTURE: The Mystery of the Dinosaurs of the Deep

  • Feb. 29, 2020, 3pm
  • Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts
  • 71 E. Main St., Patchogue
  • All Ages
  • $25-$55

This immersive experience invites you to jump in and explore unknown ocean depths where prehistoric marine reptiles lived eons ago - and maybe live still today!

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Open House

  • Feb. 29, 2020, 10am-12pm
  • Hudson Country Montessori School
  • 340 Quaker Ridge Rd, New Rochelle
  • All Ages
  • FREE

This OPEN HOUSE is a special event designed to give families a Montessori experience across all developmental levels. As you carefully evaluate and...

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The Very Hungry Caterpillar & Other Eric Carle Favorites

  • Mar. 01, 2020, 3pm
  • The Performing Arts Center, Purchase College
  • 735 Anderson Hill Road, Purchase
  • All Ages
  • $25-$45

Three beloved stories by Eric Carle, award-winning children’s book illustrator and author, are retold on stage through the magic of black light and fanciful puppets.

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THIS IS MYFACE TALENT SHOW

  • Mar. 01, 2020, 3:30pm
  • Merkin Concert Hall
  • 127 W. 67th St., Upper West Side
  • All Ages
  • FREE

myFace, the leading non-profit organization dedicated to transforming the lives of patients with facial differences, will hold its second annual&nb...

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LI Camp Fair

  • Mar. 08, 2020, 11am-2:30pm
  • Hofstra University Fitness Center
  • 245 Hofstra University, Hempstead
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Kids can play and participate in fun activities while parents meet summer camp exhibitors. Register online.

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A Cappella Live!

  • Mar. 15, 2020, 3pm
  • The Performing Arts Center, Purchase College
  • 735 Anderson Hill Road, Purchase
  • All Ages
  • $25-$45

This high-energy musical celebration of contemporary a cappella will shine the spotlight on each group’s greatest and best-known hits, and bring them all together for an entertaining afternoon of vocal music.

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Kids Week

  • Feb. 15, 2020 - Feb. 22, 2020 , 10am-5pm
  • Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
  • West 46th Street and 12th Avenue, Midtown
  • All Ages
  • Free with museum admission: $33; $31 seniors; $24 children ages 5-12

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!

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Riddle of the Trilobites

  • Feb. 07, 2020 - Feb. 23, 2020 , See website for days and times
  • New Victory Theater
  • 209 W. 42nd St., Midtown
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult
  • $17 and up

With humor, heart and eye-popping prehistoric puppetry, this underwater adventure shows us how we can leave our mark on the world when we dare to be brave.

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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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Snowflake Trading Cards

  • Feb. 27, 2020, 4pm
  • Westhampton Free Library
  • 7 Library Ave., Westhampton Beach
  • Tween
  • FREE Free with Westhampton Free Library Card

Create collectable and tradeable winter-themed trading cards. Registration required.

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Music of Grateful Dead for Kids

  • Mar. 14, 2020 - Feb. 14, 2020 , 1-2pm
  • Industry City
  • 220 36th Street, Suite 2A, Brooklyn
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween, All Ages
  • FREE

The Rock and Roll Playhouse is excited to bring the Music of Grateful Dead for Kids to Industry City. The Rock and Roll Playhouse is a children'...

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The Music of Grateful Dead for Kids

  • Mar. 15, 2020 - Feb. 15, 2020 , 12pm
  • Brooklyn Bowl
  • 61 Wythe Avenue, Brooklyn
  • All Ages
  • $14; $12 in advance

The Rock and Roll Playhouse is a children's concert series offers its core audience of children aged 10 and under games, movement, stories, and an opportunity to rock out in a sensory-friendly environment.

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Out of This World School's Out Workshop

  • Feb. 19, 2020, 10am-2pm
  • Rye Nature Center
  • 873 Boston Post Road, Rye
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • $80 per child; $70 per child member

Learn about distant stars and where we live in the Milky Way Galaxy! Children will be challenged to analyze sky charts, learn about the elements of...

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Once Upon a Time: Storytime with Cubetto, the Friendly Robot

  • Feb. 19, 2020, 2-3pm
  • Finkelstein Memorial Library
  • 24 Chestnut Street, Spring Valley
  • Young elementary
  • FREE

Your children will be captivated by a winter story, and then they will learn how to move Cubetto from place to place on a story map.

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READ to a Dog

  • Feb. 19, 2020, 3-4pm
  • Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library, Main Library
  • 10 W. Ramapo Road, Garnerville
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Sign up for a 15-minute session to read to a dog! Registration is open for everyone.

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Moving Eco-Activism Forward

  • Feb. 19, 2020, 3pm
  • Hudson River Museum
  • 511 Warburton Ave., Yonkers
  • Teen
  • FREE

What does "eco-activism" mean to you? Add your voice to this important conversation created by teens, for teens.

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Family Movie - 'Abominable'

  • Feb. 19, 2020, 2:00-4:00pm
  • Glen Oaks Library
  • 256-04 Union Turnpike, Glen Oaks
  • All Ages
  • FREE

 

Bring the family and enjoy a screening of "Abominable."

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Mid-Winter Break Family Programs: Fantastic Flowers

  • Feb. 19, 2020, 1:00-2:30pm
  • Queens Botanical Garden
  • 43-50 Main St., Flushing
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • $10 per child

Dissect flowers and learn about the function of each part before creating a floral-inspired suncatcher, to bring color into the home for the winter! Registration required.

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Herb Planting Workshop

  • Feb. 19, 2020, 3:00-4:30pm
  • Queens Library - Sunnyside Branch
  • 43-06 Greenpoint Ave., Long Island City
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Learn about different herbs and their uses; then bring home your own starter herb plant.

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Adult Book Group

  • Feb. 19, 2020, 1:30-2:30pm
  • Mount Kisco Public Library
  • 100 East Main Street, Mount Kisco
  • Adult
  • FREE

For book title this month please contact group discussion leader Martha Iwan call or e-mail miwan@wlsmail.org.

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NBA Tournament

  • Feb. 19, 2020, 1pm
  • Westhampton Free Library
  • 7 Library Ave., Westhampton Beach
  • Tween
  • FREE Free with Westhampton Free Library Card

Keep the basketball fun going with a mini East vs West basketball tournament. Registration required.

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Cheerio Bird Feeders

  • Feb. 19, 2020, 3pm
  • Westhampton Free Library
  • 7 Library Ave., Westhampton Beach
  • Young elementary
  • Free with Westhampton Free Library Card

Help keep the birds fed this winter with this simple bird feeder craft. Registration required.

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Children's Winter Vacation Workshop: Animal Portrait

  • Feb. 19, 2020, 10am-12pm
  • Vanderbilt Museum
  • 180 Little Neck Road, Centerport
  • Young elementary
  • $20; $18 members

Kids in grades K-3 can create animal portraits. Advanced registration is required.

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Owl Pellets—What, Why & What's Inside'

  • Feb. 19, 2020, 1pm
  • South Fork Natural History Museum
  • 377 Bridgehampton Sag Harbor Tpke., Bridgehampton
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult
  • $3 material fee plus admission: $10; $7.50 children ages 3-12; free for children ages 2 and younger and members

Learn about the predator prey relationship in this hands-on workshop! Call for more information and reservations.

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Whalers Wanted

  • Feb. 19, 2020, 1pm
  • The Whaling Museum and Education Center
  • 301 Main St., Cold Spring Harbor
  • All Ages
  • $12; $6 members

Find out how black whalers changed whaling history in honor of Black History Month. Carve a scrimshaw box to take home. 

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Bilingual Story Time

  • Feb. 19, 2020, 3:00-4:00pm
  • Dyckman Farmhouse Museum
  • 4881 Broadway, New York City
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE Free

Join LiteracyINC and NYPL in our parlor for a bilingual read aloud followed by an activity for the whole family!

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Feathered Friends of Winter

  • Feb. 19, 2020, 9am-12pm
  • Squiretown Park
  • 62 Red Creek Road, Hampton Bays
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • $30

Learn about coastal birds that call the East End of Long Island home in the winter and then create an acrylic painting of a bird of your choice. Ages 6-12. Register online. 

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Retro Gaming

  • Feb. 19, 2020, 7-8:30pm
  • Glen Cove Library
  • 4 Glen Cove Ave., Glen Cove
  • Tween
  • FREE

Join Long Island Retro Gaming for an old-school gaming night with consoles from developers like Sega and Nintendo. Grades 4 and up; parents welcome. 

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CANDY BAR

  • Feb. 19, 2020, 7:15pm
  • Hicksville Public Library
  • 169 Jerusalem Ave., Hicksville
  • Teen
  • FREE

Make a Candy Bar with the Baking Coach using different toppings and fillings. Registration required. 

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Tennis Anyone'

  • Feb. 19, 2020, 12-1pm
  • Island Trees Public Library
  • 38 Farmedge Road, Island Trees
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Sportime Bethpage will be visiting the library to teach an introductory tennis clinic for children under 10 to help kids learn and play the game. Ages 4-10. Registration required. 

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Winter Break Fancy Nancy Tea Party

  • Feb. 19, 2020, 9am-12pm
  • Lynbrook Recreation Department at Greis Park
  • 55 Wilbur St., Lynbrook
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • $45; $30 village residents

If your little one loved the book, then they'll love this Fancy Nancy themed tea party! Ages 4-6. Registration required. 

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VACTION VENTURES

  • Feb. 19, 2020, 10am-12pm
  • Long Island Museum
  • 1200 Route 25A, Stony Brook
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • $25; $20 members

Create winter themed art using various media from watercolor to collage. Grades 1 through 3. Pre-registration and pre-payment are required.

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The Magic of Gary the Great

  • Feb. 19, 2020, 11am
  • Boulton Center for the Performing Arts
  • 37 West Main St, Bay Shore
  • All Ages
  • $15

Join magician Gary the Great in a show where everyone has a great time, no matter their age. This high energy performance includes magic, mentalism...

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Pille Martin Painting

  • Feb. 19, 2020, 10:30am-12:30pm
  • Creative Corner of Larchmont
  • 7 Addison St., Larchmont
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • $50

Children ages 5 and older are invited to take this class taught by Maureen Meehan. Snacks included. Reservations required. 

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Teen Game Night

  • Feb. 20, 2020, 7pm
  • Warner Library
  • 121 N Broadway, Tarrytown
  • Teen
  • FREE

Hang with your friends and play board games, vidoe games on a giant screen, or on laptops.

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Sugar Snow School's Out Workshop

  • Feb. 20, 2020, 10am-2pm
  • Rye Nature Center
  • 873 Boston Post Road, Rye
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • $80 per child; $70 per child member

Tap a tree and learn the process of making sweet maple syrup. After tasting sap right from the spile (spigot), children will get a chance to visit ...

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Tuskegee Airman Craft

  • Feb. 20, 2020, 4:30-6pm
  • Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library, Main Library
  • 10 W. Ramapo Road , Garnerville
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Learn about the Tuskegee Airmen and make airplane crafts. Registration required.

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Stay-cation Beach Party

  • Feb. 20, 2020, 5-7pm
  • Chappaqua Library
  • 195 So. Greeley Avenue, Chappaqua
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Stop by for a Stay-cation Beach Party with food and fun. Registration required. 

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Ask A Professional

  • Feb. 20, 2020, 5:30-6:30pm
  • Stepping Stones Museum for Children
  • 303 West Ave., Norwalk
  • Adult
  • FREE

Join Stepping Stones Museum for Children for a free, informative discussion about bullying and cyber-bullying. Pre-registration encouraged.

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ELLI Lab School Open House

  • Feb. 20, 2020, 5-6pm
  • Stepping Stones Museum for Children
  • 303 West Ave., Norwalk
  • Adult
  • FREE

Explore ELLI Toddler and Preschool Classrooms and meet a ELLI educator.

 

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Open Studio for Kids

  • Feb. 20, 2020, 3:45-5pm
  • The Neuberger Museum of Art
  • 735 Anderson Hill Road, Purchase
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • $20; free for household members

A teaching artist will coach each participant as they create their own artwork inspired by the museums African Art collection. Suggested for children ages 5-10.

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Family Movie: Toy Story 4

  • Feb. 20, 2020, 3:00-5:00pm
  • Queens Library - Windsor Park Branch
  • 79-50 Bell Blvd., Bayside
  • All Ages
  • FREE

During Mid-Winter Recess why not join us for a movie the whole family can enjoy: Toy Story 4!

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Kids' Painting

  • Feb. 20, 2020, 1:00-2:30pm
  • Queens Library - South Ozone Park Branch
  • 128-16 Rockaway Blvd., South Ozone Park
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Join us to create an inspiring painting!

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Drag Queen Story Hour

  • Feb. 20, 2020, 3-4pm
  • Queens Library - Woodside Branch
  • 54-22 Skillman Ave., Woodside
  • All Ages
  • FREE

The program features a drag queen reading picture books, singing songs, and leading children in a craft activity. This program is funded by NYC Council Member Jimmy Van Bramer.

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Ezra Jack Keats Story and Craft

  • Feb. 20, 2020, 4-5pm
  • Brooklyn Public Library — Central Library
  • 10 Grand Army Plaza, Prospect Heights
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Librarians read aloud to children and lead a craft activity related to the themes and images of the book.

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Mid-Winter Break Family Programs: I Heart Worms

  • Feb. 20, 2020, 10:00-11:30am and 1:00-2:30pm
  • Queens Botanical Garden
  • 43-50 Main St., Flushing
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • $10 per child

This hands-on workshop introduces kids to the life of red wiggler worms used for indoor composting. Set up your very own indoor compost bin during the workshop. Registration required.

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Family Movie 'Maleficent: Mistress Of Evil'

  • Feb. 20, 2020, 3:30-5:30pm
  • Glen Oaks Library
  • 256-04 Union Turnpike, Glen Oaks
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Bring the family and enjoy a screening of "Maleficent: Mistress of Evil."

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DIY Emoji Jar

  • Feb. 20, 2020, 4:30-5:30pm
  • Mount Kisco Public Library
  • 100 East Main Street, Mount Kisco
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen
  • FREE

Paint a mason jar with your favorite or most heavily used emoji. Ages 7 & up. Registration recommended.

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Lunch and Learn: Maintaining a Healthy Heart

  • Feb. 20, 2020, 7pm
  • Westhampton Free Library
  • 7 Library Ave., Westhampton Beach
  • Adult
  • Free with Westhampton Free Library Card

Hear from Peconic Medical Center's Chair of Cardiology Dr. Stanley Katz about the East Ends Cath labs, the first of their kind on the East End ...

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Take Your Child to the Library Day

  • Feb. 20, 2020, 2-4pm
  • Emma Clark Library
  • 120 Main Street, Setauket
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Children and caregivers are invited to drop in for carnival games, face painting, temporary tattoos, balloon sculpting, crafts, and more.

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Family Program: Take a Hike!

  • Feb. 20, 2020, 1:30-3:30pm
  • Connetquot River State Park Preserve
  • 3525 Sunrise Highway, Oakdale
  • Tween, Teen, Adult
  • $4

Get outside and explore the trails of the preserve during a guided hike! Registration required

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Children's Winter Vacation Workshop - Repurposed Art: Kinetic Fish Sculpture

  • Feb. 20, 2020, 10am-12pm
  • Vanderbilt Museum
  • 180 Little Neck Road, Centerport
  • Young elementary
  • $20; $18 members

Children discover creatures on land and in the deepest seas when educators lead them on tours and have fun making a craft. Advanced registration required. 

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Art See: Photos from the Jewish Daily Forward

  • Feb. 20, 2020, 11:00am-12:30pm
  • Museum at Eldridge Street
  • 12 Eldridge Street, Lower East Side
  • All Ages
  • $15 adults; $10 children; free for children younger than 5

A family program that looks closely at selections from the exhibition Pressed: Images from the Jewish Daily Forward.

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Migrating Seals

  • Feb. 20, 2020, 9am-12pm
  • Squiretown Park
  • 62 Red Creek Road, Hampton Bays
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • $30

Learn about migrating seals that visit Long Island in the winter and then create a seal sculpture assemblage. Ages 6-12. Register online. 

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Marine Animals and Their Habitats

  • Feb. 20, 2020, 11-11:50am
  • Bay Shore – Brightwaters Public Library
  • 1 South Country Road, Brightwaters
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Discover what adaptations these creatures have to help them survive. Meet some live reptiles, too! Grades 1-5. Registration required. 

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Music & Astronomy Night

  • Feb. 20, 2020, 6-8pm
  • Cradle of Aviation Museum
  • Charles Lindbergh Blvd. , Garden City
  • All Ages
  • $15; $12 students, seniors, and members

Join the Cradle of Aviation Museum for an evening of live music paired with scientifically accurate out of this world visuals.

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POTTERY-MAKING CRAFT

  • Feb. 20, 2020, 10am-4pm, on the half hour
  • Garvies Point Museum and Preserve
  • 50 Barry Drive, Glen Cove
  • All Ages
  • $5 craft fee plus admission: $4; $2 children 5-12 years; free for current members

Make and take home your own clay vessel using traditional methods.

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Winter Wonderland Music, Bubble, and Comedy Show

  • Feb. 20, 2020, 2-3pm
  • Baldwin Public Library
  • 2385 Grand Avenue, Baldwin
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Don’t miss this high-energy performance that engages children of all ages with songs, comedy, bubbles, music, and technology, and is also crafted for children on the Autism Spectrum. Registration required. 

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LEGO Fun

  • Feb. 20, 2020, 11am-12:30pm
  • Floral Park Library
  • 17 Caroline Place, Floral Park
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Kids age 4 through Grade 5 are welcome to meet for some building fun.

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Magic of Jim McClenahan - Family Show

  • Feb. 20, 2020, 7-8pm
  • Glen Cove Library
  • 4 Glen Cove Ave., Glen Cove
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Jim McClenahan is returning for another show of side-splitting humor, silly antics, crazy magic tricks, and a whole lot of fun!

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Candy Into Art

  • Feb. 20, 2020, 12:30pm OR 2pm
  • Levittown Public Library
  • 1 Bluegrass Lane, Levittown
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Create your own artwork using popular candy wrappers. Registration required. 

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Winter Slime for Tweens

  • Feb. 20, 2020, 7-8pm
  • Island Trees Public Library
  • 38 Farmedge Road, Island Trees
  • Tween
  • FREE

Make this cool, seasonally appropriate gloop with Miss Amanda! Ages 8-11. Registration required. 

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Winter Break Emoji Pizza Party

  • Feb. 20, 2020, 3:30-6:30pm
  • Lynbrook Recreation Department at Greis Park
  • 55 Wilbur St., Lynbrook
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • $45; $30 village residents

Show them how you feel with your favorite emoji at this pizza party! Ages 7-9. Registration required. 

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Paint Your Pet at the Vineyard

  • Feb. 20, 2020, 7p, doors open; 7:30-9:30pm, program begins
  • Torne Valley Vineyards
  • Torne Valley Rd & Torne Brook Road, Hillburn
  • Adult
  • $40

Join Artytime to Paint Your Pet at the beautiful Torne Valley Vineyards! This is the perfect venue to experience a one of a kind evening of paintin...

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MOCAKIDS Dumpling Fold-Off

  • Feb. 20, 2020, 2:00-4:00pm.
  • Museum of Chinese in America
  • 215 Centre Street, New York
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult
  • Free with museum admission ($12; $8 children); Pay-as-you-wish for Chinatown and Two Bridges families

Dumplings bring good fortune all year long! Eating them is a traditional way to celebrate the New Year! Fill your own lucky dumplings and practice ...

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Polar Science School's Out Workshop

  • Feb. 21, 2020, 10am-2pm
  • Rye Nature Center
  • 873 Boston Post Road, Rye
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • $80 per child; $70 per child member

What makes magnets push and pull? How are they made? How can you use them to navigate? Learn all about the forces of magnets, magnetic fields, and ...

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Kiss the Sky: World’s Greatest Tribute to JIMI HENDRIX

  • Feb. 21, 2020, 8pm
  • Paramount Hudson Valley Theater
  • 1008 Brown Street, Peekskill
  • Teen, Adult
  • $20-$35

Kiss The Sky: World's Greatest Tribute to Jimi Hendrix returns to Peekskill, NY, after headlining the show stopping performance at The Hudson V...

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Family Film

  • Feb. 21, 2020, 4pm
  • Chappaqua Library
  • 195 So. Greeley Avenue, Chappaqua
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Enjoy a movie on the big screen.

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Teen Studio

  • Feb. 21, 2020, 4-6pm
  • Hudson River Museum
  • 511 Warburton Ave., Yonkers
  • Teen
  • $5

Whether you are new to painting or want to hone your skills, you will enjoy this step-by-step workshop led by artist Madge Scott.

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Exposing Politics: A Collection of Poetry Book Launch

  • Feb. 21, 2020, 6:00-8:00pm
  • Sisiters Uptown Bookstore and Cultural Center
  • 1942 Amsterdam Avenue at 156th Street, New York
  • Teen, Adult
  • FREE FREE

Award-winning author/poet/filmmaker/spoken word performer Oscar Sanders launches his social justice spoken word book Exposing Politics: A Collection of Poetry at Sisters Uptown Bookstore and Cultural Center. RSVP at malcolmentertainment@yahoo.com.

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Beading And Jewelry Making

  • Feb. 21, 2020, 1:00-3:00pm
  • Queens Library - South Ozone Park Branch
  • 128-16 Rockaway Blvd., South Ozone Park
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Create bracelets and necklaces with colorful beads and gem stones.

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Family Movie: 'Abominable'

  • Feb. 21, 2020, 2:00-3:45pm
  • Queens Library: Baisley Park Branch
  • 117-11 Sutphin Blvd., Jamaica
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

After discovering a Yeti on the roof of her apartment building, teenage Yi and her two friends embark on an epic quest to reunite the magical creature with his family. This is for ages 6-12 (2019, PG).

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Mid-Winter Break Family Programs: Bugging Out!

  • Feb. 21, 2020, 1:00-2:30pm
  • Queens Botanical Garden
  • 43-50 Main St., Flushing
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • $10 per child

Explore the world of bugs by examining the parts of a squirmy earthworm, creating your own insect, and searching for bug homes in the Woodland. Registration required.

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Slime!

  • Feb. 21, 2020, 11:00am-12:15pm
  • Queens Library - South Ozone Park Branch
  • 128-16 Rockaway Blvd., South Ozone Park
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Children ages 4 and older are welcome to participate in the fun art of making slime!

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Homeschool Hangout: Mixed-Up Fairy Tales

  • Feb. 21, 2020, 12:00-1:00pm
  • Queens Library - Woodhaven Branch
  • 85-41 Forest Parkway, Woodhaven
  • Tween, Teen
  • FREE

The fairy tales have all been mixed up! Can you put them back together? For ages 8-15.

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Family Program: Meet the Animals

  • Feb. 21, 2020, 1:30-3pm
  • Connetquot River State Park Preserve
  • 3525 Sunrise Highway, Oakdale
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult
  • $4

Learn about animals of the Long Island Regional Environmental Office and hear their unique stories during an up close and personal indoor lecture. Registration required

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Family Game Night

  • Feb. 21, 2020, 6:30pm
  • Brentwood Public Library
  • 34 Second Avenue, Brentwood
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Enjoy some time with your family playing board games and video games at the library!

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Children's Winter Vacation Workshop - Repurposed Art: Owl Sculpture

  • Feb. 21, 2020, 10am-12pm
  • Vanderbilt Museum
  • 180 Little Neck Road, Centerport
  • Pre-school & younger
  • $20; $18 members

Repurposed Art: Owl Sculpture Preschool with adult. Advanced registration is required.

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Frozen Party

  • Feb. 21, 2020, 5-7pm
  • Tumbling Tunes
  • 212 Laurel Road, East Northport
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • $30; sibling discounts available

Kids will make fake snow, have a “Let It Go“ freeze dance, create a glittery craft, and eat a marshmallow Olaf for dessert.

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Marine Currents, Tides, And Marine Debris

  • Feb. 21, 2020, 1-4pm
  • Squiretown Park
  • 62 Red Creek Road, Hampton Bays
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • $30

Explore along the coastline of Peconic Bay and collect materials to create a marine debris assemblage with artist local Carolyn Munaco. Ages 6-12. Register online. 

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Babies Boogie

  • Feb. 21, 2020, 10:15-11am
  • Rogers Memorial Library
  • 91 Coopers Farm Road, Southampton
  • Baby
  • FREE

You and your child will explore rhythm and movement through the use of props such as colorful streamers, hula skirts, scarves, and beanbags. Ages 3-24 months. Registration required. 

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Minion on a Cupcake

  • Feb. 21, 2020, 10-11am OR 11:30am-12:30pm
  • Deer Park Public Library
  • 44 Lake Ave., Deer Park
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Decorate a minion cupcake and then meet a very special guest to take pictures with. Grades K-5. Registration required. 

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Make Your Own Candle

  • Feb. 21, 2020, 2-3pm
  • Baldwin Public Library
  • 2385 Grand Avenue, Baldwin
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Children will create their own colorful layered candle in a jar during this hands-on workshop. Grades 1-5. Registration required. 

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Teen Winter Wonderland Pop-Up Book Art Workshop

  • Feb. 21, 2020, 4-5pm
  • Floral Park Library
  • 17 Caroline Place, Floral Park
  • Tween, Teen
  • FREE

From snow storms to sled rides - come inside from the cold this winter to create your own 3D pop-up card. Grades 6-12. Registration required. 

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JumpBunch

  • Feb. 21, 2020, 10:30-11:30am
  • Glen Cove Library
  • 4 Glen Cove Ave., Glen Cove
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Toddlers and preschoolers will move through different activities and will enjoy music and movement in this winter-themed class. Ages 18 months-5 years.

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Maker Kids - 3Doodlers

  • Feb. 21, 2020, 2:30pm
  • Levittown Public Library
  • 1 Bluegrass Lane, Levittown
  • Tween
  • FREE

See what you can create in 3D using 3Doodlers. Grades 3-5. Registration required. 

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Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

  • Feb. 21, 2020, 2-4pm
  • Levittown Public Library
  • 1 Bluegrass Lane, Levittown
  • Teen
  • FREE

Have a fun afternoon playing some ultimate brawls! There will be multiple rounds of hilarious fun! Registration required. 

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Kids Movie: Playing With Fire

  • Feb. 21, 2020, 2-4pm
  • Island Trees Public Library
  • 38 Farmedge Road, Island Trees
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Enjoy a movie on the big screen! Bring your own snacks and drinks. Registration required. 

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Winter Break Zumbini Party

  • Feb. 21, 2020, 10-11am
  • Lynbrook Recreation Department at Greis Park
  • 55 Wilbur St., Lynbrook
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • $15; $10 village residents

Take a shortened version of Zumbini with Zumbini art. Ages 1-4. Registration required. 

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Special Evening Performance of Running Scared, Running Free

  • Feb. 21, 2020, 7pm
  • Ward Melville Heritage Organization's Educational & Cultural Center
  • 97P Main St., Stony Brook
  • Tween, Teen, Adult
  • $20

Experience this live, on-stage drama about the links between the Underground Railroad, secret codes hidden in quilts and the strength of the human spirit in the struggle for freedom. Q&A with the cast after the show. 

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Presidential Storytime

  • Feb. 21, 2020, 10:30am
  • Mount Vernon Hotel Museum & Garden
  • 421 East 61st Street, New York
  • Young elementary
  • FREE

Warm yourself up with our monthly storytime. Listen to stories about tea parties and visit the Ladies Parlor to see the tea party display. Afterwar...

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Make-it-Work Academy

  • Feb. 21, 2020, 11am-12:30pm
  • Patchogue-Medford Library
  • 54-60 East Main Street, Patchogue
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Drop-in to tinker with robots, explore the world of coding and other STEAM items! No registration required.

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Daddy & Me Animal Show

  • Feb. 22, 2020, 9:15-10:15am
  • Rye Nature Center
  • 873 Boston Post Road, Rye
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • $15 per family; $10 per members family

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

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Mumu Fresh: An Acoustic Experience

  • Feb. 22, 2020, 11:00am and 2:00pm
  • Clark Studio Theater
  • 165 West 65th Street, 7th Floor, Upper West Side
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • $25 (Member Price $18)

Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Maimouna Youssef's performance blends gospel, jazz, soul, and hip-hop for an awe-inspiring musical experience.

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Family Yoga Time

  • Feb. 22, 2020, 11am
  • Ossining Public Library
  • 53 Croton Avenue, Ossining
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Young Yogis, along with caregivers, can enjoy easy yoga activities including movement, stories, and crafts.

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Laurie Berkner Sensory-Friendly Solo Acoustic Concert

  • Feb. 22, 2020, 11am
  • McCarter Theatre Center
  • 91 University Place, Princeton
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • $15

Laurie Berkner will be back at McCarter this year with a special solo acoustic Sensory-Friendly Performance.

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The Laurie Berkner Band

  • Feb. 22, 2020, 3pm
  • McCarter Theatre Center
  • 91 University Place, Princeton
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • $25-$40

The Laurie Berkner Band will be back at McCarter this year for another great rockin’ concert!

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Sensory Storytime

  • Feb. 22, 2020, 10-11am
  • New City Library
  • 220 N. Main St., New City
  • All Ages
  • FREE

 Enjoy stories, music, movement, and playtime in a safe and accepting environment. 

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Teen Crafternoon - Perler Beads

  • Feb. 22, 2020, 3-4pm
  • Albert Wisner Public Library
  • 28 Railroad Ave., Warwick
  • Teen
  • FREE

Arrange the plastic beads to create a cool design, then iron them to make it permanent. Registration required. 

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The Smithereens with Guest Vocalist Robin Wilson

  • Feb. 22, 2020, 8-10pm
  • Paramount Hudson Valley
  • 1008 Brown Street, Peekskill
  • All Ages
  • $29-$59

The Smithereens with Special Guest Vocalist Robin Wilson of The Gin Blossoms is coming to Peekskill! Founded in New Jersey in 1980, The Smithereens...

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Super Science: Biochemistry

  • Feb. 22, 2020, 1-3pm
  • Staten Island Children's Museum
  • 1000 Richmond Ave., Staten Island
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • $8; $5 students and seniors 62 and older; $2 children ages 2-12; free for members

Discover the importance of biochemistry and the way that our bodies make and use proteins. For ages 6-12, accompanied by an adult.

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The Gustafer Yellowgold Show

  • Feb. 22, 2020, 11am
  • Symphony Space
  • 2537 Broadway at 95th Street, Upper West Side
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • $14-17

Morgan Taylor returns with his full band to the Peter Jay Sharp Theatre with his Grammy-nominated music and gorgeous full-screen animation for an all-ages multimedia extravaganza centered around a character who comes from the Sun.

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Mardi Gras Celebration ft. Black Tie Brass

  • Feb. 22, 2020, 12:30-2pm
  • Industry City
  • 274 36th St., Sunset Park
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Babies and kids will rock out and enjoy games, movement, and stories during this Mardi Gras celebration. 

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The Art of Storytelling Through the Wonder of Books

  • Feb. 22, 2020, 11:00am-3:00pm
  • Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian
  • 1 Bowling Green, Downtown
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Join the museum for art activities, book readings, and signings, as well as meet-and-greets with author Traci Sorell (Cherokee Nation) and Kevin Noble Maillard (Seminole Nation).

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Face Painting With Jamaica Performing Arts Center

  • Feb. 22, 2020, 5:00-8:00pm
  • Queens Library - Central Library
  • 89-11 Merrick Boulevard, Jamaica
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Join us for face painting to support SJR (South Jamaica Reads).

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S.T.E.A.M. Saturday: Build A Bridge For 21 Elephants!

  • Feb. 22, 2020, 11am-12pm
  • Queens Library - Rochdale Village Branch
  • 169-09 137 Ave., Jamaica
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

To prove the Brooklyn Bridge’s integrity, P.T. Barnum marched 21 circus elephants across it! Using craft sticks, paper towel rolls, and cups, kids will build a bridge to support 21 elephants (actually, rolls of pennies). For grades 2 and up.

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Mindful Potty Training

  • Feb. 22, 2020, 3-4:30pm
  • The Wild
  • 272 Driggs Ave., Greenpoint
  • Adult
  • $45

Learn about the ins and outs of toilet learning from a developmental perspective.

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TEA PARTY WITH YOGA & GUIDED MEDITATION

  • Feb. 22, 2020, 11:30am-12:30pm
  • Alley Pond Environmental Center
  • 22475 76th Ave., Oakland Gardens
  • Young elementary
  • $22

You are invited to a tea party with yoga and meditation! Afterwards, cozy up with some warm tea and snacks. Registration required. 

 

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9th Annual 90-Second Newbery Film Festival

  • Feb. 22, 2020, 1-2pm
  • Brooklyn Central Library
  • 10 Grand Army Plaza, Prospect Heights
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Watch this yearly video contest in which kid filmmakers create short movies that tell the entire stories of Newbery award-winning books in about 90 seconds.

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Cooking with Rinku-Culinary Journey of India

  • Feb. 22, 2020, 1-3pm
  • Mount Kisco Public Library
  • 100 East Main Street, Mount Kisco
  • Adult
  • FREE

Indian Cuisine evolved over several centuries of influences and evolution. Consisting of several gastronomical regions there is a surprise in every...

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New Moms Circle

  • Feb. 22, 2020, 11am-1pm
  • The Prenatal Center at Montefiore Nyack Hospital
  • 258 High Avenue, 2nd Floor, Nyack
  • Pre-school & younger, Adult
  • FREE

“Transform (Self) Judgement into (Self) Love” (motherhood experience, expectations vs reality).

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A Dose of Healthy Living

  • Feb. 22, 2020, 12-5pm
  • Smith Haven Mall
  • 313 Smith Haven Mall, Lake Grove
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Free bounce house and face painting for the kids to enjoy, plus vendors promoting different types of health/wellness products and services.

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Winter Tree Paintings

  • Feb. 22, 2020, 2pm
  • Westhampton Free Library
  • 7 Library Ave., Westhampton Beach
  • Young elementary
  • Free with Westhampton Free Library Card

Capture the beauty of winter with this fun art project. Registration required.

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Adult Program: Birding Basics for Beginners

  • Feb. 22, 2020, 9:30-11:30am
  • Caumsett State Historic Park Preserve
  • 25 Lloyd Harbor Road, Huntington
  • Adult
  • $4

This hands-on program will introduce adults to birds and birding. It will provide information on where to go and what to get to learn more. Bring b...

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Supertalls of the Future

  • Feb. 22, 2020, 10:30-11:45am
  • The Skyscraper Museum
  • 39 Battery Place, Downtown
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • $5 per child; members are free

Tour the new exhibit, Supertall 2020, then design a future city! RSVP: education@skyscraper.org

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YA Book Club: On the Come Up, by Angie Thomas

  • Feb. 22, 2020, 1-2pm
  • Brooklyn Public Library - Mill Basin
  • 2385 Ralph Ave., Brooklyn
  • Teen, Adult
  • FREE

The Brooklyn Public Library, Mill Basin branch is happy to present the YA Book Club. Parents, teachers, teens and interested readers are invited to...

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Kitchen Table Conversations—East End Food Introduction & Tasting

  • Feb. 22, 2020, 10:30am
  • East End Food Institute: Stony Brook Southampton Student Center
  • 39 Tuckahoe Road, Southampton
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult
  • $5

Participants will learn about our regional food system, from farm to consumer, and the challenges it presents and participate in a hands-on activities. Ages 6 and older. Reservations required. 

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Second Winter Seal Walk at Cupsogue Beach County Park

  • Feb. 22, 2020, 1:30pm
  • South Fork Natural History Museum
  • 975 Dune Road, Westhampton Beach
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult
  • $10; $7.50 children ages 3-12; free for children ages 2 and younger and members

Expect to see seals sunning themselves on this beach walk. Call for more information, reservations, and directions to meeting place. Ages 6 and older. 

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SATURDAY FAMILY WORKSHOPS MASQUERADE: VENICIAN CARNIVAL

  • Feb. 22, 2020, 11:00am-12:30pm
  • 6 River Terrace
  • 6 River Terrace, Battery Park
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Make your own character masks and watch a performance by the Kairos Italy Theater in English and Italian.

 

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Medieval Arts Children's Workshop

  • Feb. 22, 2020, 10:00am-12:00pm
  • Cathedral of Saint John the Divine
  • 1047 Amsterdam Ave., Upper West Side
  • Young elementary
  • $10 per child

In this signature workshop, children carve a block of limestone, create medieval illuminated letters, design gargoyles, weave, and more!

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Friendly Martians

  • Feb. 22, 2020, 11am-3pm
  • Lakeshore Learning Store
  • 2079 Hillside Ave., New Hyde Park
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Have your own advenutre to Mars at Lakeshore Learning's free Crafts for Kids workshop.

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GEOLOGY DAY

  • Feb. 22, 2020, 10am-4pm
  • Garvies Point Museum and Preserve
  • 50 Barry Drive, Glen Cove
  • All Ages
  • $5; free for younger than 5

Learn to identify rocks like a geologist, do a natural rock pigment painting craft, bring in and show off your own rock collection, and much more. 

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Lakeshore's Adventure on Mars

  • Feb. 22, 2020, 10am-3pm
  • Lakeshore Learning
  • 2079 Hillside Ave., New Hyde Park
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Enjoy unique crafts and hands-on activities.

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Pete the Cat

  • Feb. 22, 2020, 11:00am
  • BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center
  • 199 Chambers St, New York
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • $30

Join Jimmy and Pete on an adventure of friendship, all the way to Paris and back in a VW Bus! Based on the Pete the Cat Series of Books by Kimberly and James Dean. Ages 3-8.

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Learning Life Lessons From Pet Loss

  • Feb. 22, 2020, 3-4:30pm
  • The Green-Wood Cemetery
  • 500 25 Street, Brooklyn
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Your beloved pets are a part of the family, and the grief that follows their deaths can be surprisingly intense. Is it possible to view your love f...

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Science Saturday Workshop: Dino Detective

  • Feb. 22, 2020, 2-3pm
  • The Long Island Science Center
  • 40 Peconic Ave, Riverhead
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • $10 admission plus $5 workshop fee; free for members

How big were dinosaurs? Did dinosaurs care for their young? Students will interpret data and formulate hypotheses by comparing dinosaur nest eggs, ...

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Lenfest Kids Presents: Lu Over the Wall

  • Feb. 22, 2020, 11:00am and 3:00pm
  • Lenfest Center for the Arts
  • 615 W 129th St, New York
  • All Ages
  • $7 in advance, $9 at the door

Columbia University School of Arts presents Lenfest Kids, a monthly series of films for the whole family. Lenfest Kids: H2O continues through the s...

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Chelsea Piers Summer Camp Open House

  • Feb. 22, 2020, 12:30-2:00pm
  • Sky Rink at Chelsea Piers
  • 61 Chelsea Piers, New York
  • All Ages
  • FREE FREE

Our Camp Open Houses provide opportunities for parents and children to visit the facilities, meet the specific Camp Directors and coaches, and part...

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STEAM Saturday: Pendulum Painting

  • Feb. 22, 2020, 1-3pm
  • Patchogue-Medford Library
  • 54-60 East Main Street, Patchogue
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Make a masterpiece with engineering, mathematics, and physics! See how you can make your very own work of art with a pendulum of paint! No registra...

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Tots Havdalah in Pajamas

  • Feb. 22, 2020, 4:30-6pm
  • Temple Israel of New Rochelle
  • 1000 Pinebrook Blvd New Rochelle, NY 10804, New Rochelle
  • Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Songs, Blessings, Crafts, Schmooze... and Nosh in Pajamas! 4:30PM, Craft/Schmooze Time; 5PM Havdalah & Songs; 5:30 PM Light Nosh. Bring new/unu...

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THERE'S A NEW PACK IN TOWN

  • Feb. 22, 2020, 1-3pm
  • Roosvelt Field
  • 630 Old Country Road, Garden City
  • All Ages
  • FREE

DISNEY CHARACTER LIVE APPEARANCES ARE NOT PART OF THIS EVENT. Change is coming to Seabrook. Check out who's shaking things up with new music, c...

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NYIC Key to the City: Family Resource Fair

  • Feb. 22, 2020, 9am-2pm
  • The Angelo Patri School
  • 2190 Folin Street, Bronx
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Join NYIC for FREE immigration legal consultations offered by the New York Legal Assistance Group and FREE tax preparation service provided by Ariv...

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Shabbat Shalom, Welcome Home to R&R - FREE Family Fun on Shabbat, February 22nd - Welcoming All Based On The Mishpatim Torah Portion

  • Feb. 22, 2020, 2:00-5:00pm
  • Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan
  • 334 Amsterdam Avenue, @ 76th Street, New York
  • All Ages
  • FREE Free

This February, the JCC is proudly promoting Jewish Disability Awareness and Inclusion Month (JDAIM). JDAIM is a worldwide effort to raise awareness...

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Sunday Science – DNA Sequencing!

  • Feb. 23, 2020, 2:30pm
  • Center for Science Teaching and Learning-Tanglewood Preserve
  • 1450 Tanglewood Road, Rockville Center
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • $14

Synthesize DNA from several pieces of organic matter (including yourself) and then see how they visually compare! 

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Winter Adventure Series: Animal Tracks Make 'n' Take

  • Feb. 23, 2020, 2-3:30pm
  • Marshlands Conservancy
  • 220 Boston Post Road, Rye
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Make and take home animal track prints, with an exploration to find them to follow where they lead.

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Wellness Workshop: Winter Soap-making

  • Feb. 23, 2020, 10am-1pm
  • Wave Hill
  • West 249th Street and Independence Avenue, Bronx
  • Teen, Adult
  • $55; 10% off for members

Make your own cold-processed soap. Ages 12 and older with an adult. Registration required. 

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Staff Story Time: 25th Anniversary of Guess How Much I Love You!

  • Feb. 23, 2020, 11:30am and 1:30pm
  • Greenlight Bookstore PLG
  • 632 Flatbush Ave., Prospect Lefferts Garden
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Celebrate 25 years of this beautiful story of the unconditional love between parent and child with a story time reading, plus some exciting activities and giveaways!

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APEC ADVENTURE TIME: LOVEABLE LIZARDS

  • Feb. 23, 2020, 2:00-3:15pm
  • Alley Pond Environmental Center
  • 22475 76th Ave., Oakland Gardens
  • Baby
  • $20

Leopard Geckos and Bearded Lizards are interesting reptiles that many children love. Touch and feel their scales and watch them eat a crunchy, crawling snack! Registration required. 

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Toothpalooza!

  • Feb. 23, 2020, 11am-2pm
  • The Whaling Museum and Education Center
  • 301 Main St., Cold Spring Harbor
  • All Ages
  • $12 per kid; $6 per adult; members half off

Explore teeth large and small – including some of the largest teeth in the world and go home with “toothy” crafts!  

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My Funny Valentine Family Disco!

  • Feb. 23, 2020, 1:00-5:00pm
  • The Venue
  • 2284 Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Blvd., Harlem
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Adult
  • $12 General Admission; $40 Family of 4; $15 At door

Children 9 months to 7 years with their families will party over generational sounds and throwback dance steps.

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Polar Bear Festival

  • Feb. 23, 2020, 11:00am-4:00pm
  • The American Museum of Natural History
  • 200 Central Park W., Upper West Side
  • All Ages
  • free with museum admission ($23; $13 children ages 2-12; free for children younger than 2)

This family-friendly festival dives into all things polar bear with activities, show-and-tell with Museum collections, and an interactive theater performance.

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Arctic Animals for Mini-Marine Biologists

  • Feb. 23, 2020, 10am-12pm
  • Sport Fishing Education Center and Aquaculture Facility
  • Ocean Pkwy., Babylon
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • $27 per child (includes 1 adult, each addt'l adult $5)

Explore the frozen world of creatures that call the Arctic and Antarctic home. Make a cool craft with your preschooler to take with you. Pre-registration required. Ages 3-5. 

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Sunday Science – DNA Sequencing!

  • Feb. 23, 2020, 2:30-4pm
  • Center for Science Teaching and Learning-Tanglewood Preserve
  • 1450 Tanglewood Road, Rockville Center
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • $14

Synthesize DNA from several pieces of organic matter (including yourself) and then see how they visually compare!

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Orli Shaham's Bach Yard: Winter Winds

  • Feb. 23, 2020, 10:30am
  • Merkin Hall at Kaufman Music Center
  • 129 W. 67th St., New York
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • $20

Live ensemble performances are combined with storytelling, costumed musicians, and a host of hands-on activities where children get up close to musicians and instruments. The internationally acclaimed pianist Orli Shaham and her friends introduce musical concepts, instruments and the experience of concert-going to children age 3-8.

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The Rock and Roll Playhouse Presents Mardi Gras Celebration ft. Black Tie Brass

  • Feb. 23, 2020, 12pm
  • Brooklyn Bowl
  • 61 Wythe Ave., Williamsburg
  • All Ages
  • $14; $12 in advance

The Rock and Roll Playhouse is excited to bring the Mardi Gras Celebration ft. Black Tie Brass to Brooklyn Bowl. The Rock and Roll Playhouse is a c...

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Disney Zombies 2! At The Westchester

  • Feb. 23, 2020, 2-4pm
  • The Westchester
  • 125 Westchester Ave, White Plains
  • All Ages
  • FREE

THERE'S A NEW PACK IN TOWN DISNEY CHARACTER LIVE APPEARANCES ARE NOT PART OF THIS EVENT. Change is coming to Seabrook. Check out who's shak...

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Salsa & Hip Hop Dance Lesson - Girls Inc. Westchester

  • Feb. 23, 2020, 3:30-5:30pm
  • Infinite Motion Studio
  • 76 Main Street, Tuckahoe
  • All Ages
  • $75; $50 kids

Join Girls Inc. Westchester for a 2-hour hip hop and salsa dance lesson with Michael Salem, winner of J.LO's World of Dance. All proceeds from ...

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NOTHING HERE IS REAL

  • Feb. 23, 2020, 7:00pm
  • The Oxbow Tavern
  • 240 Columbus Avenue , New York
  • Tween, Teen, Adult
  • $49

NOTHING HERE IS REAL is a mesmerizing parlor show that takes place in a secret room below Tom Valenti's Oxbow Tavern. Part speakeasy, part nost...

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Black History Workshop

  • Feb. 23, 2020, 2:00pm
  • Barnes & Noble - 82nd and Broadway
  • 2289 Broadway, Upper West Side
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Children can come out for a day of learning the true meaning of celebrating Black History - Facepainting, Games, Music and More!

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Mommy & Me

  • Feb. 24, 2020 - Mar. 30, 2019 , Mondays, 9:45-10:45am
  • Rye Nature Center
  • 873 Boston Post Road, Rye
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • $15 per family; $10 per family, members

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

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Learn The Blues

  • Feb. 24, 2020, 4:00-5:00pm
  • Queens Library - Woodhaven Branch
  • 85-41 Forest Parkway, Woodhaven
  • Tween, Teen
  • FREE

Learn the history of the blues and how to play some simple blues riffs on a guitar! Ages 8 and older.

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PreK: Try It! Gifted & Talented Storytime With Pediatrician

  • Feb. 24, 2020, 12:00-1:00pm
  • Queens Library - Flushing Branch
  • 41-17 Main St., Flushing
  • Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Children ages 3-4 years with caregiver can enjoy storytime, including songs, stories, and reading tips and tricks. Plus, try out Gifted & Talented challenge activities that you can practice at home.

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DIY: Mardi Gras Masks

  • Feb. 24, 2020, 4-4:45pm
  • Brooklyn Public Library, Spring Creek
  • 12143 Flatlands Ave., East New York
  • Tween, Teen
  • FREE

Enjoy a Mardi Gras mask making party! Decorate and celebrate Mardi Gras and learn about its history. Ages 12-18.

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Unicorn Truffles for Teens

  • Feb. 24, 2020, 7-8pm
  • Syosset Public Library
  • 225 South Oyster Bay Road, Syosset
  • Teen
  • FREE

Take home three colorful bite-sized unicorns in a bakery box to enjoy! Grades 6-12. Registration required. 

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Celebrate Black History Month: George Crum and the Potato Chip

  • Feb. 24, 2020, 6-7pm
  • Oceanside Library
  • 30 Davison Ave, Oceanside
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Learn about how the potato chip came about and its creator, George Crum. Then sample different potato chip brands and vote for a favorite. Registration required. 

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Dog Tales

  • Feb. 24, 2020, 4-5pm
  • Locust Valley Library
  • 170 Buckram Road, Locust Valley
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Reading to a dog encourages confidence in children who are "reading shy" and/or "dog shy". Register for a 15 min slot. 

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Preschool Stories & Fun

  • Feb. 24, 2020, 4:30-5:30pm
  • Palisades Free Library
  • 19 Closter Road, , Palisades
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Join the library for stories and a hands-on activities. For children ages 3-6. Please register online.

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Long Island Nets vs. Greensboro Swarm

  • Feb. 24, 2020, 7pm
  • NYCB LIVE
  • 1255 Hempstead Turnpike, Uniondale
  • All Ages
  • $10-$125

Join the Long Island Nets as they take on the Greensboro Swarm. What to expect at Long Island Nets Games: -Dale the Eagle -Free Kids Zone -On-Court...

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NEW SHANGHAI CIRCUS

  • Feb. 25, 2020, 8pm
  • Bergen Performing Arts Center
  • 30 N. Van Brunt St., Englewood
  • All Ages
  • $29-$59

If it’s humanly possible – and even if it seems as if it’s not – these acrobats, jugglers, and contortionists do it with spectacular flair!

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Sensory Play

  • Feb. 25, 2020, 10:30-11:15am
  • Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library, Village Branch
  • 85 Main St , Haverstraw
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Sensory fun with explorative and interactive play for all ages! Families welcome.

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Storytime with Special Guest Jacob!

  • Feb. 25, 2020, 1:30-2:15pm
  • New City Library
  • 220 N. Main St., New City
  • Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Jacob will be at the library with his guitar and sing some fun songs!

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PHILADANCO!

  • Feb. 25, 2020, 7pm
  • New Jersey Performing Arts Center
  • 1 Center St., Newark
  • All Ages
  • $35-$45

PHILADANCO! kicks off its 50th-anniversary celebration with electrifying dance that explores powerful themes of contemporary social justice.

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Mardi Gras Mask Making Workshop

  • Feb. 25, 2020, 3:30-4:30pm
  • Queens Library - Ozone Park Branch
  • 92-24 Rockaway Boulevard, Ozone Park
  • All Ages
  • FREE

In honor of Mardi Gras, make masks of your favorite comic, anime, video game, and TV characters.

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Building with Popsicle Sticks

  • Feb. 25, 2020, 4:00-5:00pm
  • Queens Library - South Ozone Park Branch
  • 128-16 Rockaway Blvd., South Ozone Park
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Children ages 6-12 are welcome to explore their creative side making designs with craft sticks and connectors.

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Make Your Own Bounce Ball

  • Feb. 25, 2020, 3:00-3:45pm
  • Queens Library - Queens Village Branch
  • 94-11 217 Street, Queens Village
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Children ages 6-12 may join us to make your own bounce ball!

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STEM: Chemical Reactions Or 'Fizzy Balloons'

  • Feb. 25, 2020, 3:00-3:45pm
  • Queens Library - Douglaston-Little Neck Branch
  • 249-01 Northern Blvd., Little Neck
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Blow up balloons in a unique and fun way and observe a chemical reaction! Ages 6-11.

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Stomp, Clap & Sing with Shine and the Moonbeams

  • Feb. 25, 2020, 11am-12pm
  • Brooklyn Central Library
  • 10 Grand Army Plaza, Prospect Heights
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Shine and the Moonbeams take the best rhythmic elements of popular music to give family audiences a soulfully satisfying experience.

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DIY Yarn Wall Hanging

  • Feb. 25, 2020, 4:30-5:30pm
  • Mount Kisco Public Library
  • 100 East Main Street, Mount Kisco
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen
  • FREE

Add some color to your room with a beautiful, decorative wall hanging. Ages 7 & up. Registration recommended. 

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Tiny Tots: Snowflakes

  • Feb. 25, 2020, 10-11am
  • Connetquot River State Park Preserve
  • 3525 Sunrise Highway, Oakdale
  • Pre-school & younger
  • $4

These programs will connect children and their parents with nature through short walks, animal visitors, and crafts. Children ages 3-5. Reservations required.

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SPRING MEADOW PAINTING ON CANVAS

  • Feb. 25, 2020, 7:15pm
  • Hicksville Public Library
  • 169 Jerusalem Ave., Hicksville
  • Teen
  • FREE

Enjoy welcoming in Spring with Doris Benter by painting this meadow-inspired painting on canvas. Registration required. 

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Student Smart - Creating Presentations with WeVideo

  • Feb. 25, 2020, 3:45-5pm
  • Levittown Public Library
  • 1 Bluegrass Lane, Levittown
  • Teen
  • FREE

Teens will learn how to use the free online video editor program WeVideo to create and edit unique video presentations. Registration required. 

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Bird Feeders

  • Feb. 25, 2020, 7-8pm
  • Island Trees Public Library
  • 38 Farmedge Road, Island Trees
  • Teen
  • FREE

Teens will create an adorable and useful mini bird feeder. Registration required. 

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Mardi Gras at Le District

  • Feb. 25, 2020, 4:00-10:00pm
  • Beaubourg Brasserie
  • 225 Liberty Street, New York
  • All Ages
  • $49 adults menu; $12.95 kids menu

Join us with your family at Le District as we celebrate Mardi Gras! Featuring a crave-able Cajun family feast - with an adults' prix fixe ...

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Transform a T-Shirt

  • Feb. 26, 2020, 4pm
  • Chappaqua Library
  • 195 So. Greeley Avenue, Chappaqua
  • Tween
  • FREE

Upcycle a t-shirt into a tote bag! Grades 3-6. Please register. 

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Black Stars in Space

  • Feb. 26, 2020, 4:30-5:30pm
  • Kew Gardens Hills Library
  • 72-33 Vleigh Place, Flushing
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Learn about black astronauts and make a shooting star that flies across the sky.

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Who Makes the Best Potato Chips'

  • Feb. 26, 2020, 7-8pm
  • Baldwin Public Library
  • 2385 Grand Avenue, Baldwin
  • Tween, Teen
  • FREE

Sample a variety of potato chip brands and be prepared to pick the best tasting potato chip ever! Registration is required. Grades 6-12. 

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Yoga 4 Teens

  • Feb. 26, 2020, 5:30-6:30pm
  • Baldwin Public Library
  • 2385 Grand Avenue, Baldwin
  • Tween, Teen
  • FREE

Help reduce stress! All you need is some comfy clothing, a yoga mat or towel, and a water bottle. Registration is required. Grades 6-12. 

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Globetrotters - Reason2Smile Bracelets

  • Feb. 26, 2020, 6pm
  • Levittown Public Library
  • 1 Bluegrass Lane, Levittown
  • Young elementary
  • FREE

Learn about Kenya and create beautiful paper bead bracelets. Grades K to 3 with one adult. Registration required. 

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PlayHooray Family Class

  • Feb. 26, 2020, 12:15-1:15pm
  • Island Trees Public Library
  • 38 Farmedge Road, Island Trees
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Sing, dance, play, and engage in other lively activities that are sure to delight everyone from babies to toddlers to preschoolers! Registration required. 

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Stony Brook Medicine’s Mall Walkers Club

  • Feb. 26, 2020, 8am
  • Smith Haven Mall
  • 313 Smith Haven Mall, Lake Grove
  • All Ages
  • FREE

If you’ve been talking about or planning an exercise program, now is the time to take the first step! Walking is a low-impact, low-risk and e...

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DIY Origami Leap Year Leap Frogs

  • Feb. 27, 2020, 4:30-5:30pm
  • Mount Kisco Public Library
  • 100 East Main Street, Mount Kisco
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen
  • FREE

Leap to February 29 with a folded origami frog that can actually jump. Ages 7 & up. Registration recommended.

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I Have a Dream

  • Feb. 27, 2020, 7-8pm
  • Brentwood Library
  • 34 Second Ave., Brentwood
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Create an American dream collage using quotes and pictures of famous African Americans as well as images that show what you dream and envision for your life. Ages 6-12. Registration required. 

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Thumbprint Art

  • Feb. 27, 2020, 3:45-4:30pm
  • Rogers Memorial Library
  • 91 Coopers Farm Road, Southampton
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Time to make your imagination come alive using just your fingertips. Grades 1-5. Registration required. 

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Blippi Live!

  • Feb. 27, 2020, 6pm
  • Tilles Center for the Performing Arts
  • LIU Post/720 Northern Blvd., Brookville
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Adult
  • $19.50-$69.50

Blippi Live brings the energetic and loveable character Blippi off the screen and onto the stage with world-class production, audience engagement and amazing music.

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Books Before Bedtime

  • Feb. 27, 2020, 7pm
  • Levittown Public Library
  • 1 Bluegrass Lane, Levittown
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Cozy up in your pajamas to read bedtime stories and create a special craft. Ages 3-7 with one adult. Registration required. 

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MOCAKIDS Storytime! Snowman Fun

  • Feb. 27, 2020, 4:00-4:30pm
  • Museum of Chinese in America
  • 215 Centre Street, New York City
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • $5 per person. Free for MOCA members, Cool Culture, and Chinatown/Two Bridges families.

Do you want to build a snowman? We'll sing snowman songs and read about winter day activities before making little snowmen of our own! MOCAKIDS...

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Popular Children's Author Reads and Showcases His Heartwarming, Inspirational New Children's Book, as Well as His Classics!

  • Feb. 27, 2020, 11:00am
  • Astoria Bookshop
  • 31-29 31st St., Astoria
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE Free

Acclaimed children's book author Artie Bennett will be reading and showcasing his heartwarming, inspirational new picture-book biography, The T...

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Bach to Rock Band Jam Vol. 1

  • Feb. 27, 2020, 7:30-9:30pm
  • Bach to Rock Nanuet
  • 150 E Route 59, Nanuet
  • Teen
  • $20

Are you in a band, perform as a solo act, play an instrument, or just want to jam with others?! Join Bach To Rock Nanuet's first ever Band Jam....

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Long Island Nets vs. Erie Bayhawks

  • Feb. 27, 2020, 7pm
  • NYCB Live
  • 1255 Hempstead Turnpike, Uniondale
  • All Ages
  • $10-$125

Join the Long Island Nets as they take on the Erie Bayhawks. What to expect at Long Island Nets Games: -Dale the Eagle -Free Kids Zone -On-Court En...

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Peekskill Black History Month Fashion Show

  • Feb. 27, 2020, 6:30-8:30pm
  • Peekskill Youth Bureau
  • 840 Main Street , Peekskill
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult, All Ages
  • FREE

Join the City of Peekskill’s Youth Bureau as they celebrate Black History Month with a community fashion show. Featuring local youth and adul...

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NEW ENGLAND BLACKWOLVES @ NEW YORK RIPTIDE

  • Feb. 28, 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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Roblox Tournament

  • Feb. 28, 2020, 4pm
  • Ossining Public Library
  • 53 Croton Avenue, Ossining
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Compete at Flood Escape, Speed Run, Epic Mini Games, and other favorite games. For grades 3-6.

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Dr. Seuss Birthday Party

  • Feb. 28, 2020, 4:30-5:30pm
  • New City Library
  • 220 N. Main St., New City
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Families are invited to celebrate children's books and share a love of reading! Enjoy the magic of the Astonishing Andrew and have some birthday cake too.

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ShopRite Kidz Cook

  • Feb. 28, 2020, 3pm and 4pm
  • Staten Island Children's Museum
  • 1000 Richmond Terrace, Staten Island
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • $8; free for members and children younger than 1

Prepare and taste some of renowned African American chef Edna Lewis's signature recipes as the museum celebrates Black History Month.

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Comics Drawing Session And Author Talk With Kristen Gudsnuk

  • Feb. 28, 2020, 3:30-5:00pm
  • Queens Library - Douglaston-Little Neck Branch
  • 249-01 Northern Blvd., Little Neck
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen
  • FREE

Join Kristen and play an imagination-enhancing doodle game, and then make a three-panel comic strip! Bring your drawing pads and pencils. Books will be available for sale and signing.

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Dungeons & Dragons

  • Feb. 28, 2020, 6pm
  • Brentwood Library
  • 34 Second Avenue, Brentwood
  • Teen
  • FREE

Learn tabletop gaming, show off your skills, and create adventurous characters.

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Floral Park CREW - Teen Yoga

  • Feb. 28, 2020, 4-4:45pm
  • Floral Park Library
  • 17 Caroline Place, Floral Park
  • Teen
  • FREE

Have great fun unwinding with Yoga expert Micheline. Please bring a mat or towel. Sign up online or at the Adult Reference Desk.

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Babytime with A Time for Kids

  • Feb. 28, 2020, 2:30-3:15pm
  • Locust Valley Library
  • 170 Buckram Road, Locust Valley
  • Baby
  • FREE

Enjoy early literacy, language development, fine and gross motor development as well as music.  Register online.

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