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Looking for kids activities and events near you in the New York area this weekend? NYMetroParents produces the largest family event calendar in the city for parents just like you who are looking for kids events today and this weekend. Use the filters below to sort for kids events near you, by age range, and more. If you’re looking for recommendations, our editors round up their picks for the best kids events in BrooklynManhattanQueensLong IslandWestchester and Rockland.

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Chefs of Long Island - Food & Wine Tasting

  • Oct. 05, 2020, 6:30-10pm
  • The Carltun at Eisenhower Park
  • 1899 Hempstead Turnpike, East Meadow
  • All Ages
  • $100

Chefs of Long Island is a food and beverage tasting event featuring over 50 of the area's most prestigious restaurants and beverage providers. ...

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IN PERSON Doll Hair & Nails Spectacular

  • Sep. 20, 2020, 10-11am
  • American Girl Doll Store
  • 75 Rockefeller Plaza, Midtown
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • $33

Join the American Girl store for a fun hair-styling & nail session in the Doll Hair Salon! Spend some time with expert doll stylists as th...

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IN PERSON or ONLINE Quack Medical Secret Speakeasy

  • Sep. 20, 2020, 7-9:30pm
  • The Museum of Interesting Things Secret Speakeasy
  • 177 Prince Street, New York
  • Tween, Teen, Adult
  • $10

The Museum of Interesting Things takes over a Soho Loft for a special History of Quack Medical themed party for the Museum. 16mm short Movie Fest M...

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ONLINE Virtual Block Party

  • Sep. 20, 2020, 12pm
  • Rubin Museum of Art
  • 150 W. 17th St., Flatiron
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Celebrate curiosity, wonder, and community as the Rubin Museum’s Block Party goes virtual this year! Inspired by the Rubin’s yearl...

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ONLINE Yoga for Back To School

  • Sep. 20, 2020, 4-4:30pm
  • Karma Kids Yoga
  • 16 Madison Square West, NY
  • Young elementary
  • $15 per child

Join Karma Kids Yoga for a special class to support kids first day back to school! Learn strategies for calming the nerves and easing any...

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ONLINE 'Pajama Party' LIVE Virtual Family Concert

  • Sep. 20, 2020, 12pm
  • Laurie Berkner
  • ,
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • $20

Join Laurie Berkner for an 80 min LIVE interactive, solo, virtual performance for the whole family! Sing, dance, & play games through your devi...

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IN PERSON Drive In Movie: Happy Gilmore

  • Sep. 20, 2020, 8:30pm
  • Palisades Center
  • 1000 Palisades Center Dr, West Nyack
  • Tween, Teen, Adult
  • $30 per car

Join Palisades Center for a fun night at the movies under the stars! Tonight's feature is Happy Gilmore. Your ticket gives you admission for on...

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IN PERSON It's My Park at Inwood Hill Park

  • Sep. 20, 2020, 3-6pm
  • Inwood Hill Park
  • Isham Street and Seaman Avenue in Inwood Hill Park, Inwood
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Join the Shorakapok Sprucers in Showing your Love for Inwood Hill Park! Help beautify the park and improve its ecology by removing debris...

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IN PERSON Welcome Autumn Walk

  • Sep. 20, 2020, 9-10:30am
  • Sunken Meadow State Park
  • 25A and Sunken Meadow Pkwy, Kings Park
  • All Ages
  • $4

Enjoy a walk along the marsh to the mouth of the Nissequogue River. Wear good shoes, sunscreen, and bring water if you like. Due to Covid-19 safety...

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IN PERSON Rosh Hashanah Shofar Micro-Service

  • Sep. 20, 2020, 9:30am-6pm; see complete schedule below
  • Chabad of Park Slope
  • ,
  • All Ages
  • FREE

This year's Rosh Hashanah will be a unique experience for all. Step outside to hear the Shofar on Rosh Hashanah. Join a short outdoor Shofar mi...

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IN PERSON Rosh Hashanah for Teens

  • Sep. 20, 2020, 5:30-7pm
  • Chabad of the Five Towns
  • 234 Washington Ave., Cedarhurst
  • Teen
  • FREE

Teens in grades 9-12 are invited to experience Rosh Hashanah with the Chabad of the Five Towns. Enjoy meaningful & inspiring High Holiday ...

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IN PERSON Heritage Country Fair

  • Sep. 20, 2020, 10am-6pm
  • Smithtown Historical Society
  • 239 Middle Country Road, Smithtown
  • All Ages
  • $5

A longtime favorite family event, the Fair offers the community a chance to gather, safely, outdoors in limited groups. From activities like t...

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IN PERSON Rosh Hashanah Shofar Micro-Service

  • Sep. 20, 2020, 5pm and 5:45pm
  • The Chai Center
  • 501 Vanderbilt Pkwy, Dix Hills
  • All Ages
  • FREE

The Chai Center will be holding TWO special SHOFAR BLOWING ONLY services, which will take place outdoors with social distancing. The first one...

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IN PERSON Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month: Artist Tour and Talk

  • Sep. 20, 2020, 12-7pm
  • Philipse Manor Hall
  • 29 Warburton Ave., Yonkers
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Join the library at the Philipse Manor Hall to celebrate local Hispanic Artists and their HHM exhibit! 

Featured guest artists: 

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IN PERSON Shofar in The Park

  • Sep. 20, 2020, 4:30pm
  • Chabad of the Nyacks
  • Memorial Park Waterfront , Nyack
  • All Ages
  • FREE

To accommodate families with young children and those who are otherwise unable to hear the Shofar on Rosh Hashanah, Chabad of the Nyacks will be of...

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ONLINE DIY Peace Sign

  • Sep. 21, 2020, 3-4pm
  • Patchogue-Medford Library
  • 54-60 East Main Street, Patchogue
  • Tween, Teen
  • FREE

Decorate a peace sign to celebrate the International Day of Peace. Decora un signo de la paz para celebrar el D a Internacional de la Paz. Links to...

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ONLINE “Log-On for Car Seat Safety” Livestream

  • Sep. 21, 2020, 12:30-1:10pm
  • Chicco
  • ,
  • Adult
  • FREE

Join certified Child Passenger Safety Technicians from Chicco and The Car Seat Blog LIVE at they Kick-off Child Passenger Safety Week and share ess...

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ONLINE Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month: Commemorating Felix Rigau Carrera's Heritage

  • Sep. 22, 2020, All day
  • Cradle of Aviation Museum
  • Charles Lindbergh Blvd. , Garden City
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Celebrando Cultura is the Cradle of Aviation Museum’s vision to inspire and serve the growing Long Island Latinx Community by creating cultur...

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ONLINE Name That Tune!

  • Sep. 22, 2020, 7pm
  • Queensborough Performing Arts Center
  • 222-05 56th Ave., Bayside
  • All Ages
  • FREE

The American Pops Orchestra is excited to start a long standing partnership with the Queensboro Performing Arts Center in New York City as we bring...

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ONLINE Learn About Brainfuse: a FREE online Homework Help Resource

  • Sep. 22, 2020, 7-8pm
  • Patchogue-Medford Library
  • 54-60 East Main Street, Patchogue
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult
  • FREE

For parents and school aged children. Distance Learning is hard. Let the library help! Learn about this FREE resource available to all library card...

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ONLINE Virtual ‘Classic Tuesdays’ Q&A via Zoom

  • Sep. 22, 2020, 8pm
  • Bedford Playhouse
  • , Bedford
  • Adult
  • FREE

The Bristal Assisted Living is sponsoring Bedford Playhouse's "Classic Tuesdays" Film Series. Join Bedford Playhouse via Zoom fo...

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ONLINE Virtual Story Reading Discussion

  • Sep. 23, 2020, 3-4pm
  • Travis Manion Foundation
  • , New York
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Now more than ever, kids need to hear stories of positive role models, hope and leadership. The Travis Manion Foundation, a national veterans servi...

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ONLINE Infant Care & Nutrition Class

  • Sep. 23, 2020, 7-9pm
  • Montefiore Nyack
  • , Nyack
  • Adult, All Ages
  • $50

Register for this Virtual Infant Care & Nutrition for new parents. Registration is required by 3 PM (EST) on Friday, September 18th. To registe...

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ONLINE Exhausted Millennial Parents

  • Sep. 23, 2020, 8pm
  • 92nd Street Y
  • 1395 Lexington Ave., Upper East Side
  • Adult
  • $15

Do you feel like your life is an endless to-do list? Do you find yourself mindlessly scrolling through Instagram because you’re too exhausted...

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IN PERSON ABNY HOSTS LIVE FLASH MOB DANCE AND CENSUS-TAKING EVENT IN TIMES SQUARE

  • Sep. 23, 2020, 12-2pm
  • Duffy Square
  • 7th Ave & W 47th St, New York
  • All Ages
  • FREE

The Association for a Better New York (ABNY), community organizers, census advocates and professional dancers will come together to host a free, li...

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IN PERSON Drive In Movie: 'Indiana Jones: Raiders of the Lost Ark'

  • Sep. 24, 2020, 7pm
  • Palisades Center
  • 1000 Palisades Center Drive, West Nyack
  • All Ages
  • $35

Grab a carload of your family and friends and head to Palisades Center to enjoy your favorite classic movies under the stars! Tickets need to be pu...

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ONLINE When the World Feels Like a Scary Place: Essential Conversations for Anxious Parents and Worried Kids

  • Sep. 24, 2020, 7:30pm
  • Commonpoint Queens
  • 67-09 108th Street, Forest Hills
  • Adult
  • $10; $8 members

Child psychologist Abigail Gewirtz will discuss how to help your child deal with the worries, stress, and other negative emotions caused by real pr...

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IN PERSON Town of Clarkstown Car Show

  • Sep. 24, 2020, 5:30-7:30pm
  • Congers Lake Memorial Park
  • 8 Gilchrest Road, Congers
  • All Ages
  • $10 per car

Join the Town of Clarkstown Car Show with your "collectible" car to be judged for awards. "People's choice" given...

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ONLINE When the World Feels Like a Scary Place: Essential Conversations for Anxious Parents and Worried Kids

  • Sep. 24, 2020, 7:30pm
  • Commonpoint Queens
  • ,
  • Adult
  • $10; $8 member

Child psychologist Abigail Gewirtz will discuss how to help your child deal with the worries, stress, and other negative emotions caused by real pr...

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Book Chat (With a visit from the author, Melissa Sarno!)

  • Sep. 25, 2020, 4:15 p.m. to 5:15 p.m.
  • Hendrick Hudson Free Library
  • 185 Kings Ferry Road, Montrose
  • Tween
  • FREE

For our September Book Chat, we welcome local author Melissa Sarno (Just Under the Clouds, A Swirl of Ocean) to join us to discuss her debut middle...

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ONLINE Graphic Novel Book Group on Zoom

  • Sep. 25, 2020, 3:45pm
  • Larchmont Public Library
  • 121 Larchmont Avenue, Larchmont
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Join Linnea for the library's first Tween Trivia tournament. This month’s trivia questions will be all about Graphic Novels. Are you...

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IN PERSON Book Chat (With a visit from the author, Melissa Sarno!)

  • Sep. 25, 2020, 4:15-5:15pm
  • Hendrick Hudson Free Library
  • 185 Kings Ferry Road, Montrose
  • Tween
  • FREE

For the September Book Chat, the Hendrick Hudson Free Library welcomes local author Melissa Sarno (Just Under the Clouds, A Swirl of Ocea...

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IN PERSON Journey to the Stars

  • Sep. 25, 2020, 8:30-10:30pm
  • Brooklyn Bridge Park, Pier 3
  • 146-300 Furman St. , Brooklyn Heights
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Gaze across the New York sky and all the wonders it holds. Members of the Amateur Astronomers Association of New York will set up hi-powered telesc...

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IN PERSON Drive In: Ferris Bueller's Day Off

  • Sep. 25, 2020, 7pm
  • Palisades Center
  • 1000 Palisades Center Drive, West Nyack
  • Tween, Teen, Adult
  • $35

Grab a carload of your family and friends and head to Palisades Center to enjoy your favorite classic movies under the stars! Tickets need to be pu...

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IN PERSON Town of Clarkstown Golf Challenge

  • Sep. 25, 2020, 6:30-8pm
  • Zukor Park
  • 31 Zukor Road, New City
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Participate in the Town of Clarkstown Golf Challenge. 3 attempts per person on each challenge Chipping off mats -Closest to the pin (Soccer Field Z...

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IN PERSON Draw with JCAL

  • Sep. 25, 2020, 3-5pm
  • Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning (JCAL)
  • 153-10 Jamaica Ave., Jamaica
  • All Ages
  • FREE

The Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning will host "Draw with JCAL," a socially distanced visual arts event for all ages and skill levels...

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ONLINE FUN FRIDAY KIDS CRAFT & LEARN VIRTUAL WORKSHOPS: Maritime Myths

  • Sep. 25, 2020, 4-5pm
  • The Whaling Museum and Education Center
  • 301 Main St., Cold Spring Harbor
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • $5 suggested donation appreciated

Celebrate the equinox and learn how sailors have used the sky to find their way for thousands of years. Create a fun telescope craft using material...

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The Best of The Eagles

  • Sep. 26, 2020, 8pm
  • Paramount Hudson Valley Theater
  • 1008 Brown Street, Peekskill
  • All Ages
  • $29.50-$42.50

Best of the Eagles is the most exact interpretation of the music of the Eagles in America, bar none! Each member mirrors his counterpart in the Eag...

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RUN FOR THE WILD

  • Sep. 26, 2020, 8am
  • Bronx Zoo
  • 2300 Southern Blvd., Bronx
  • All Ages
  • Registration fee $30-$50

More than 5,000 runners and walkers are expected to participate in this year's event and all are welcome to stay after the race to take part in post-run activities and visit the Bronx Zoo.

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ONLINE A Ride to Remember: Local Author Visit by Amy Nathan on Zoom

  • Sep. 26, 2020, 3:45pm
  • Larchmont Public Library
  • 121 Larchmont Avenue, Larchmont
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Join Larchmont resident Amy Nathan for a reading and discussion of her book, which received starred reviews from two review journals. It tells the ...

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IN PERSON Town of Clarkstown Community Tag Sale

  • Sep. 26, 2020, 9am-2pm
  • Germonds Park
  • 185 Germonds Road, West Nyack
  • All Ages
  • Admission is free; $30 for sellers includes two parking spots per one registration location.

All Clarkstown Residents are invited to come sell your items. Must supply own tables. Seller registration is underway at the Administration Bu...

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IN PERSON Advanced Paleontology for Kids (8yr and up)

  • Sep. 26, 2020, 10am-3pm
  • The Center for Science Teaching & Learning
  • 1450 Tanglewood Rd, Rockville Centre
  • Tween
  • $100

Fossils can tell us about what prehistoric animals looked like, but did you know they can also tell us about how these animals behaved? This exciti...

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ONLINE Story Time: Veronica Chambers and Rachelle Baker present Shirley Chisholm Is a Verb

  • Sep. 26, 2020, 11:30am
  • Greenlight Bookstore
  • 686 Fulton St. (at S. Portland St.), Fort Greene
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Award-winning author Veronica Chambers and multi-displinary artist Rachelle Baker present a timely picture book biography about Shirley Chisholm, t...

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IN PERSON Historic Neighborhood Walking Tour

  • Sep. 26, 2020, 1pm
  • Mount Vernon Hotel Museum & Garden
  • 421 East 61 Street, New York
  • All Ages
  • $10; free for memebers

Explore the neighborhood around the Mount Vernon Hotel Museum, and hear about the people and places that were there in the 19th century when the ar...

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IN PERSON Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

  • Sep. 26, 2020, 2pm
  • Ridgefield Playhouse
  • 80 E Ridge Rd, Ridgefield
  • Tween, Teen, Adult
  • $12; $10 purchased online; free for children 12 and younger

Harry Potter’s (Daniel Radcliffe) third year at Hogwarts starts off badly when he learns deranged killer Sirius Black (Gary Oldman) has escap...

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IN PERSON Saturday Clay

  • Sep. 26, 2020, 2-4pm
  • Clay Art Center
  • 40 Beech Street, Port Chester
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult
  • $25

Plan a great afternoon with friends or family in this fun and messy introduction to clay! Professional ceramic artists will guide you through theme...

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IN PERSON Family Wheel Night

  • Sep. 26, 2020, 6-8pm
  • Clay Art Center
  • 40 Beech Street, Port Chester
  • Tween, Teen, Adult
  • $45

Join Clay Art Center for some family fun in this one-time class for parents, kids, tweens or teens interested in learning to use the potter&rs...

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IN PERSON E.T. Extra-Terrestrial

  • Sep. 26, 2020, 8pm
  • Ridgefield Playhouse
  • 80 E Ridge Rd, Ridgefield
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult
  • $12; $10 online; free for children 12 and younger

Steven Spielberg’s beloved film returns to the big screen! Join Elliot (Henry Thomas), Gertie (Drew Barrymore) and Michael (Robert MacNaughto...

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ONLINE TADA! Free Musical Theater Open House

  • Sep. 26, 2020, 9am-5:30pm
  • TADA! YOUTH THEATER
  • 15 W 28th Street, New York
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween, Teen
  • FREE

This fall, TADA! is excited to offer a variety of interactive, fun online musical theater classes for all ages and abilities - from toddler to teen...

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ONLINE The Theater Nut

  • Sep. 26, 2020, 7pm
  • Irvington Theater
  • ,
  • All Ages
  • FREE

This world-premiere short film follows a theater-loving squirrel named Irving who desperately wishes to be a part of the magic happening inside of ...

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ONLINE Infant CPR Class

  • Sep. 28, 2020, 1-3pm
  • Montefiore Nyack Hospital
  • , Nyack
  • Adult
  • $50

Learn Infant CPR during this Online Course. Registration is required by 3 PM (EST) on Wednesday, September 23rd. To register and enroll, go to...

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ONLINE Yom Kippur Family Service

  • Sep. 28, 2020, 10:30am
  • 92nd Street Y
  • 1395 Lexington Ave., Upper East Side
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • $50

Join Rebecca Schoffer — 92Y Director of Jewish Family Engagement — and her puppets for joyful, interactive and live online High Holiday...

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IN PERSON Rock 'N' Roll for Little Ones

  • Sep. 29, 2020, 10am
  • Hendrick Hudson Free Library
  • 185 Kings Ferry Road, Montrose
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Live guitar, starting with kids classics and American folk songs, then moving on to The Beatles, Chuck Berry and other rock favorites. Children and...

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ONLINE Local Business Hacks

  • Sep. 29, 2020, 1pm
  • Brooklyn Public Library, Greenpoint
  • 107 Norman Ave., Greenpoint
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Join Glenolden Foundation & Waterproofing to learn the key elements to generating organic traffic. The same elements they have used for a ...

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ONLINE Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month: Celebrating Fernando Caldeiro

  • Sep. 29, 2020, All day
  • Cradle of Aviation Museum
  • Charles Lindbergh Blvd. , Garden City
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Celebrando Cultura is the Cradle of Aviation Museum’s vision to inspire and serve the growing Long Island Latinx Community by creating cultur...

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ONLINE After COVID-19: What's Next for East Harlem'

  • Sep. 29, 2020, 6-7pm
  • Little Sisters Family
  • , New York
  • Adult
  • FREE

"After COVID-19: What's Next for East Harlem?" will bring together a panel of experts to give insights on the impact that COVID-19 ha...

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QVC + CREATE AND CULTIVATE: INCLUSIVELY YOU VIRTUAL SUMMIT

  • Sep. 29, 2020, 5-8:30pm
  • CREATE AND CULTIVATE
  • ,
  • Tween, Teen, Adult
  • FREE

QVC, a long-time leader in size-inclusive fashion announced its first-ever size inclusivity and body positivity summit, “QVC Presents: I...

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Stony Brook Medicine’s Mall Walkers Club

  • Sep. 30, 2020, 8am
  • Smith Haven Mall
  • 313 Smith Haven Mall, Lake Grove
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Mall Walker Monthly Members receive a complimentary snack and blood pressure screening starting at 8am, and hear an informative lecture at 9am. Sign up online. 

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ONLINE Misty Copeland presents Bunheads In conversation with Radhika Jones

  • Sep. 30, 2020, 7pm
  • Greenlight Bookstore
  • 686 Fulton St. (at S. Portland St.), Fort Greene
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Award-winning author Veronica Chambers and multi-displinary artist Rachelle Baker present a timely picture book biography about Shirley Chisholm, t...

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ONLINE Virtual Character Conversation

  • Sep. 30, 2020, 3-4pm
  • Travis Manion Foundation
  • , New York
  • Tween, Teen
  • FREE

Now more than ever, kids need to hear stories of positive role models, hope and leadership. The Travis Manion Foundation, a national veterans ...

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ONLINE Island Quest 365 Virtual Challah Baking Event

  • Sep. 30, 2020, 7pm
  • Commonpoint Queens
  • 67-09 108th Street, Forest Hills
  • All Ages
  • $20 for 2 challah kits; $12 for one challah kit; free for Summer 2021 registered campers

Spend a night hanging out with your friends, counselors and favorite people from summertime and learn how to make your own yummy challah.

Eve...

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IN PERSON Drive In: Men in Black

  • Oct. 01, 2020, 7pm
  • Palisades Center
  • 1000 Palisades Center Drive, West Nyack
  • Tween, Teen, Adult
  • $35

Grab a carload of your family and friends and head to Palisades Center to enjoy your favorite classic movies under the stars! Tickets need to be pu...

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Average White Band

  • Oct. 02, 2020, 8pm
  • Paramount Hudson Valley Theater
  • 1008 Brown Street, Peekskill
  • All Ages
  • $37.50-$55

Regarded as one of the top Soul, R&B, and Jazz-Funk groups—first known for the timeless instrumental hit “Pick Up the Pieces”...

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IN PERSON Drive In Movie: Jurassic Park

  • Oct. 02, 2020, 7pm
  • Palisades Center
  • 1000 Palisades Center Drive, West Nyack
  • Teen, Adult
  • $35

Grab a carload of your family and friends and head to Palisades Center to enjoy your favorite classic movies under the stars! Tickets need to be pu...

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

  • Oct. 03, 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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BluePath Service Dogs 4th Annual Walkathon

  • Oct. 03, 2020, 10am-2pm
  • FDR State Park
  • 2957 Crompond Rd, Yorktown Hgts
  • All Ages
  • $35; $25 children younger than 13

Raise money to provide autism service dogs for those in need and enjoy activities for kids. 

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IN PERSON VILLAGE CRAFT FAIR

  • Oct. 03, 2020, 10am-4pm
  • Smithtown Historical Society Grounds
  • East Main Street Village of the Branch/Smithtown, Smithtown
  • All Ages
  • Admission is free, prices vary for goods

It's Christmas in October, so it's Time to Shop 'til you drop! Rain date: October 11. 

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ONLINE 2ND ANNUAL HISPANIC HERITAGE VIRTUAL CELEBRATION Special Event

  • Oct. 03, 2020, 1-4pm
  • Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts
  • 71 E. Main St., Patchogue
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Viewers will be treated to an afternoon of traditional music and dance, and an overall immersive cultural experience! 

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ONLINE Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month: Virtual (Zoom) Tour of the Museum in Spanish

  • Oct. 03, 2020, 11am
  • Cradle of Aviation Museum
  • Charles Lindbergh Blvd. , Garden City
  • All Ages
  • FREE

To celebrate Hispanic Heritage month, the Cradle of Aviation Museum is hosting a series of virtual events to celebrate influential trailblazers in ...

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ONLINE Hispanic Heritage Crafts: Monarch Butterfly Art for Kids:

  • Oct. 03, 2020, 3-4pm
  • Queens Public Library
  • ,
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Make a Traditional Music and Poncho Art Collage - With any recycled paper and art supplies available at home, kids will transform a useless cereal ...

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ONLINE Virtual Street Art Experience in Brooklyn

  • Oct. 04, 2020, 1-2pm
  • Made&Spotted
  • ,
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Join an interactive street art experience— right from your home! A special way for like-minded creatives, art-lovers, friends and family of a...

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ONLINE Unicorn Yoga Rainbow Adventure

  • Oct. 04, 2020, 10-10:45am
  • Karma Kids Yoga
  • 16 Madison Square West, NY
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • $15 per child

It's time to soar across the rainbow to a land of sunshine and sparkles where the mythical and magical unicorns run free! Take a magnificent ad...

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ONLINE Virtual Story Reading Discussion

  • Oct. 07, 2020, 3-4pm
  • Travis Manion Foundation
  • , New York
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Now more than ever, kids need to hear stories of positive role models, hope and leadership. The Travis Manion Foundation, a national veterans servi...

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IN PERSON Doll Hair & Nails Spectacular

  • Oct. 10, 2020, 10-11am
  • American Girl Doll Store
  • 75 Rockefeller Plaza, Midtown
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • $33

Join the American Girl store for a fun hair-styling & nail session in the Doll Hair Salon! Spend some time with expert doll stylists as th...

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ONLINE Virtual Character Conversation

  • Oct. 14, 2020, 3-4pm
  • Travis Mansion Foundation
  • , New York
  • Teen
  • FREE

Parents! We know that this school year is going to look very different. Now more than ever, kids need to hear stories of positive role models, hope...

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ONLINE Samaritan Daytop Foundation Virtual Gala

  • Oct. 14, 2020, 6-7pm
  • Samaritan Daytop Foundation
  • ,
  • All Ages
  • Donation

Samaritan Daytop Foundation is hosting its first Virtual Gala benefiting Samaritan Daytop Village on its 60th Anniversary. The Honorees for this ye...

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ONLINE Paws to Reading Program

  • Oct. 15, 2020, 3:30-4:30pm
  • Port Chester/Rye Brook Library
  • One Haseco Avenue, Port Chester
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen
  • FREE

Children Ages 7 and Up can sign up to READ stories virtually to a real dog named Stella. Each child will be given a 10 minute time slot. Please not...

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ONLINE Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month: “Stars of the Americas” Facebook Live Bilingual Planetarium Show

  • Oct. 16, 2020, 6pm
  • Cradle of Aviation Museum
  • Charles Lindbergh Blvd. , Garden City
  • All Ages
  • FREE

To celebrate Hispanic Heritage month, the Cradle of Aviation Museum is hosting a series of virtual events to celebrate influential trailblazers in ...

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Guess What Family Friendly Comedy Show

  • Oct. 17, 2020, 1pm
  • Creek and Cave Comedy Club
  • 10-93 Jackson Ave, Long Island City
  • All Ages
  • FREE

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

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ONLINE Kukuza Fest: A Virtual Music Fest to Amplify Black Voices in Family Music

  • Sep. 19, 2020 - Sep. 20, 2020 , Saturday, 3pm-Sunday, 5pm
  • WEE Nation Radio
  • ,
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Gather the family for "Kukuza Fest" featuring a truly epic lineup of Black and Black-led family music acts! The event will be broadc...

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IN PERSON Honey Bee Experience 2020

  • Sep. 19, 2020 - Sep. 20, 2020 , Saturday, 3:30-5pm; Sunday, 10:30am-5pm
  • Pinelawn Memorial Park And Arboretum
  • 2030 Wellwood Avenue, Farmingdale
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Back by popular demand! Get up close with Honey Bees for the second Honey Bee Experience! With 5 hives on the property, Pinelawn’s Maste...

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ONLINE Making Moves Dance Festival 2020: Switchin' it up

  • Sep. 25, 2020 - Sep. 26, 2020 , Begins Friday, 7pm
  • Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning (JCAL)
  • 161-04 Jamaica Avenue, Jamaica
  • All Ages
  • FREE

JCAL's Making Moves Dance Festival 2020 will be exclusively online, featuring 11 NYC based choreographers. For access to event, you must RSVP. ...

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ONLINE The Jewish High Holy Days with JCP Downtown — Yom Kippur

  • Sep. 27, 2020 - Sep. 28, 2020 , Sunday Evening - Monday Evening
  • JCP Downtown
  • 146 Duane Street, TriBeCa
  • All Ages
  • FREE, donations appreciated

Observe Yom Kippur, the Jewish Day of Antonement, with JCP Downtown. JCP Downtown is hosting free and virtual experiences for toddlers, youth, and ...

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IN PERSON Town of Clarkstown Family Campout

  • Oct. 02, 2020 - Oct. 03, 2020 , 4pm-10am
  • Congers Lake Memorial Park
  • 8 Gilchrest Road, Congers
  • All Ages
  • $25 per adult; $20 per child under 18

All families that are Clarkstown residents are invited to participate in this overnight. Adults must be present to supervise any youth under 18. In...

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ONLINE The Jewish High Holy Days with JCP Downtown — Rosh Hashanah

  • Sep. 18, 2020 - Sep. 20, 2020 , Friday Evening - Sunday Evening
  • JCP Downtown
  • 146 Duane Street, TriBeCa
  • All Ages
  • FREE, donations appreciated

Celebrate Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, with JCP Downtown! All weekend long, they're hosting free and virtual festivities for toddlers, y...

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ONLINE What's Next Fest

  • Sep. 22, 2020 - Sep. 24, 2020 , 6am-1pm
  • Female Founder Collective
  • ,
  • Adult
  • $8-$45.99

There’s no denying 2020 has been one of the most challenging years in history for female entrepreneurs. That’s why, in the spirit of br...

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ONLINE Cloudy With A Chance of Sprinkles: Building a Rube Goldberg Machine From Home!

  • Sep. 19, 2020 - Sep. 24, 2020 , Saturday, 11am-12pm OR Thursday, 6-7pm
  • Pearl River Library
  • 80 Franklin Avenue, Pearl River
  • Tween, Teen
  • FREE

Corona boredom got you down? Build a sprinkle-pouring ice cream sundae machine from your kitchen! By setting up a chain reaction of falling dominos...

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ONLINE Silly Storytime with Miss Linnea

  • Sep. 17, 2020 - Sep. 24, 2020 , Thursdays, 3:45pm
  • Larchmont Public Library
  • 121 Larchmont Avenue, Larchmont
  • Young elementary
  • FREE

Join children's librarian Erin for themed stories and a fun craft! Register in advance to receive a Zoom link. 

September 15th:...

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ONLINE Lab/Jr. at the Lab/Shul 5781 Days of Awe

  • Sep. 18, 2020 - Sep. 28, 2020 , 9/18, 5:30-6pm; 9/19, 9am-12pm; 9/27, 5:30-6pm; 9/28, 9am-12:30pm
  • Lab/Shul
  • , New York City
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Join the Everybody Friendly, God-optional Days of Awe with Lab/Shul! Jewish? Jew-ish? Not at all? Lab/Jr. brings dynamic, meaningful learning and a...

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ONLINE Making Art At Home: Creative Development in Children Online Workshop

  • Sep. 09, 2020 - Sep. 23, 2020 , Wednesdays, 6:30pm
  • Children's Museum of the Arts
  • 103 Charlton St, New York City
  • Adult
  • This event is free, with a suggested donation of $13.

Join CMA for free virtual interactive workshops with Texas-based educational psychologist Charlotte Sammons. Together, participants will inves...

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IN PERSON September Sundays

  • Sep. 13, 2020 - Sep. 27, 2020 , Sundays, 11am-2pm or 2-5pm
  • Queens County Farm Museum
  • 73-50 Little Neck Parkway, Floral Park
  • All Ages
  • $20; $15 ages 12 and younger

These programs have been created to provide farm-fresh entertainment! Tickets include admission to The Amazing Maize Maze, hayrides and audience cr...

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IN PERSON It's My Park: Mondays

  • Sep. 14, 2020 - Sep. 28, 2020 , Mondays, 10:15am-12:45pm
  • Prospect Park
  • Parkside Plaza at Parkside Ave, Brooklyn
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Join Prospect Park for special It's My Park Day community volunteer events, where groups and individuals can help sustain the pa...

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ONLINE Preschool Palooza

  • Sep. 15, 2020 - Sep. 29, 2020 , Tuesdays, 3:45pm
  • Larchmont Public Library
  • 121 Larchmont Avenue, Larchmont
  • Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Join children's librarian Erin for themed stories and a fun craft! Register in advance to receive a Zoom link. 

September 15th:...

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ONLINE Traveling Kitchen for Kids

  • Sep. 15, 2020 - Sep. 29, 2020 , Thursdays, 3:30-4:30pm
  • Dyckman Farmhouse Museum Alliance
  • 4881 Broadway, New York
  • Tween, Teen, Adult
  • FREE

Learn how to make an East African Chapati, a seasoned corn flatbread, and a no-egg wrap while learning about African and Lenape cultivated plants a...

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ONLINE Young and Restless

  • Sep. 16, 2020 - Sep. 30, 2020 , Wednesdays, 10am
  • Larchmont Public Library
  • 121 Larchmont Avenue, Larchmont
  • Baby
  • FREE

Being a new parent is hard, and being a new parent during this crazy time is even harder! With this interactive and intimate class, you will (...

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IN PERSON Cars & Coffee x Caffeine

  • Sep. 20, 2020 - Oct. 04, 2020 , Sundays, 9am-12pm
  • Caffeine
  • 3118 Lawson Blvd., Oceanside
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Cars & Coffee Long Island, held with Caffeine in Oceanside, NY! All makes and models welcome, hang and appreciate each others cars over a cup o...

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ONLINE ”Hand-in-Hand” storytelling through shadow theater in Mandarin

  • Oct. 01, 2020 - Oct. 15, 2020 , Thursdays, 7pm
  • Flushing Town Hall
  • 137-35 Northern Blvd, Flushing
  • Tween, Teen, Adult
  • FREE

Participants will have a chance to create their own story and bring it to life with shadows puppetry. Ages 10 and older.

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IN PERSON Pumpkin Picking and Movie Night: Spookley the Square Pumpkin

  • Oct. 09, 2020 - Oct. 23, 2020 , Fridays, 5:30-8pm
  • Apple Ridge Orchard
  • 101 Jessup Road, Warwick
  • All Ages
  • $16 ages 2 and older (tickets must be purchased in advance)

Movie-goers will watch Spookley the Square Pumpkin on a large outdoor screen and pick a pumpkin to take home. 

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ONLINE Jammin' with Josh

  • Sep. 04, 2020 - Sep. 25, 2020 , Fridays, 11am
  • Babylon Public Library
  • 24 S. Carll Ave., Babylon
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Join Mr. Josh (and his guitar) on Facebook for fun stories and songs: https://www.facebook.com/BrooklynPublicLibrary

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IN PERSON FREE Entry to 1885 Tall Ship Wavertree

  • Sep. 05, 2020 - Sep. 26, 2020 , September 5, 6, 12, 19 and 26 at 11a-5p
  • South Street Seaport Museum
  • 12 Fulton St, New York, NY 10038, New York
  • All Ages
  • FREE

South Street Seaport Museum will open the 1885 tall ship Wavertree to the public on with timed entry at Pier 16 (Fulton and South Streets). Entry i...

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IN PERSON Outdoor Food & Music Fests

  • Sep. 10, 2020 - Oct. 01, 2020 , Thursdays, 6-9:30pm
  • Westfield Garden State Plaza
  • One Garden State Plaza, Paramus
  • All Ages
  • $7; $5 per child age 4-12; free admission for children 3 and younger

Westfield Garden State Plaza's Outdoor Food & Music Fests will feature Food Trucks + Food Vendors, Live Music, Ghost Hawks Brewery & Wine, Games and more. 

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IN PERSON Maze by Moonlight

  • Oct. 03, 2020 - Oct. 24, 2020 , 10/3 and 10/24, 5:30-9:30pm
  • Queens County Farm Museum
  • 73-50 Little Neck Parkway, Floral Park
  • All Ages
  • $15; $10 ages 12 and younger

Bring your flashlight and navigate The Amazing Maize Maze by the starry night!

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IN PERSON Little Red Riding Hood

  • Aug. 28, 2020 - Sep. 20, 2020 , Wednesdays-Sundays, 12:30pm
  • Puppetworks Inc
  • 338 Sixth Avenue, Park Slope
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • $11; $10 children

Puppetworks is pleased to announce the Re-Opening of its Park Slope theatre with a Hand Puppet adaptation of the classic folk tale, “Little R...

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IN PERSON Juggling

  • Aug. 29, 2020 - Sep. 22, 2020 , Tuesdays, 6pm; Wednesdays and Saturdays, 12pm
  • Bryant Park
  • 40th Street between Fifth and Sixth avenues, Midtown
  • All Ages
  • FREE

The Bryant Park Jugglers use the park throughout the year to provide free classes to the public. Join in for a quick lesson, stay for the whole tim...

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IN PERSON The Feminine Perception: Beauty and Nonsense

  • Sep. 10, 2020 - Oct. 04, 2020 , Mon-Fri 10am-4pm; Sat 1-4pm
  • ROCKLAND CENTER FOR THE ARTS
  • 27 South Greenbush Rd., WEST NYACK
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Join Rockland Center for the Arts for The Feminine Perception: Beauty and Nonsense. Leslie Fandrich is a feminist interdisciplinary artist and writ...

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IN PERSON Look at Me: Works by Kris Campbell

  • Sep. 10, 2020 - Oct. 04, 2020 , Mondays-Fridays, 10am-4pm; Saturdays, 1-4pm
  • ROCKLAND CENTER FOR THE ARTS
  • 27 South Greenbush Rd., WEST NYACK
  • All Ages
  • FREE

LOOK AT ME is about seeing and being seen: This exhibit asks the viewer to go beyond judgement to become aware of what is seen, how something is se...

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ONLINE Hans Christian Andersen Virtual Storytelling

  • May. 30, 2020 - Sep. 26, 2020 , Saturdays, 11am
  • Hans Christian Andersen Storytelling Center
  • ,
  • All Ages
  • Donations accepted

For over sixty years New York families have come together to listen  to stories in Central Park before the Hans Christian Andersen Statue, rai...

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ONLINE Storytime

  • Sep. 02, 2020 - Sep. 30, 2020 , Mondays-Fridays, 4pm
  • New York Public Library
  • ,
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Hear a story every weekday! For children, infants to age 18 months, ages 18 to 36 months, ages 3 to 5 years, children

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ONLINE Virtual GOTTA DANCE - Kids Edition!

  • Sep. 26, 2020 - Oct. 24, 2020 , Saturdays, 11am
  • Queensborough Performing Arts Center
  • 222-05 56th Ave., Bayside
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen
  • $5

Individuals of all abilities are welcome to this virtual dance class- do what you can!

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IN PERSON 2020 Brooklyn Greenway Ride

  • Sep. 01, 2020 - Sep. 30, 2020 , Anytime
  • Brooklyn Waterfront
  • Brooklyn Waterfront, Brooklyn
  • All Ages
  • $0-$25 (supports the Brooklyn Greenway Initiative)

The annual bike ride is back! Explore Brooklyn's storied waterfront on this socially distanced, self-guided 26-mile journey.Discover Brooklyn&#...

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IN PERSON Orangetown Suffragist Exhibit

  • Sep. 10, 2020 - Dec. 28, 2021 , Tuesdays and Fridays, 10am-2pm; Sundays 1-4pm
  • Orangetown Historical Museum and Archives
  • 196 Chief Bill Harris Way, Orangeburg
  • All Ages
  • FREE

The fight for American women to get the right to vote was fought on many fronts - including Orangetown. Learn about this fascinating movement ...

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IN PERSON Boo at the Zoo

  • Oct. 01, 2020 - Nov. 01, 2020 , Thursdays through Sundays and Monday, October 12 10am-5pm
  • Bronx Zoo
  • 2300 Southern Blvd., Bronx
  • All Ages
  • $39.95; $34.95 seniors 65 and older; $29.95 children 3-12; free for members

Enjoy a day of fun including traditional favorites such as daily magic and mind reading shows, professional pumpkin carving demos and more.

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IN PERSON Walking Tours of Stony Brook Village

  • Aug. 26, 2020 - Sep. 30, 2020 , Wednesdays, 2:50pm
  • Stony Brook Village Center
  • Main Street on the Harbor in front of Post Office, Stony Brook
  • All Ages
  • $5, cash only

Enjoy a stroll through Stony Brook Village while hearing the stories of the people and seeing the landmarks that made it a community.

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IN PERSON Roller Skating

  • Sep. 09, 2020 - Oct. 17, 2020 , Wednesdays, Thursdays and Sundays, 12-5pm; Fridays, 12-6pm; Saturdays, 10am-7pm
  • LeFrak Center at Lakeside, Prospect Park
  • 171 East Dr. , NY , Brooklyn
  • All Ages
  • $10 weekends and holidays; $6 weekdays; $7 skate rental

Skate to a mix of pop hits while taking in views of Prospect Park Lake. 

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IN PERSON The Amazing Maize Maze

  • Sep. 18, 2020 - Oct. 30, 2020 , Fridays and Saturdays in September, Fridays-Sundays in October, and Monday October 12, 11am-4:30pm
  • Queens County Farm Museum
  • 73-50 Little Neck Parkway, Floral Park
  • All Ages
  • $12; $8 ages 12 and younger

Get lost in NYC's only corn maze- all 3 acres of it!

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IN PERSON Re-opening

  • Sep. 16, 2020 - Oct. 31, 2020 , Wednesdays-Fridays, 12-5pm; Saturdays-Sundays, 11am-5pm
  • Queens Museum
  • 111-01 Corona Ave., Flushing
  • All Ages
  • FREE

The Queens Museum has re-opened. Book your free tickets and see their new exhibitions!

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ONLINE Virtual Music and Movement

  • Aug. 07, 2020 - Sep. 25, 2020 , Fridays, 11am **NO SESSION 9/4**
  • Bellmore Library
  • ,
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

During this interactive virtual program, your child will hear familiar rhymes and songs to get them moving and dancing! Recommended for ages 5 and ...

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IN PERSON Kids Zumba

  • Aug. 12, 2020 - Sep. 30, 2020 , Wednesdays, 3:15-4pm
  • Great Neck Stepping Point Park
  • Redbrook Rd., Kings Point
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • $25 per class; discounts on multi class passes available

Instructor Michele Tabaroki, owner of ConfiDanze Dance Studio, will have you grooving to the beats of salsa, flamenco and merengue music, dancing y...

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POST-PAUSE Zumba Classes

  • Aug. 16, 2020 - Oct. 04, 2020 , Sundays., 10-11am
  • Great Neck Stepping Stone Park
  • 38 Stepping Stone Lane, Great Neck
  • Teen, Adult
  • $15 per class

Instructor Michele Tabaroki has been dancing since childhood. She has studied ballet, tap, jazz, contemporary and Middle Eastern dance. She has bee...

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IN PERSON Green Team 2020

  • Sep. 12, 2020 - Oct. 31, 2020 , Saturdays, 8:30-10:30am
  • Brooklyn Bridge Park
  • 334 Furman St., Brooklyn Heights
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Learn about gardening, enjoy nature, and make the Park look its best. Advanced registration is required.

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IN PERSON Animated Children's Story Featuring Otto the Ghost

  • Sep. 12, 2020 - Nov. 01, 2020 , 8am-7pm, daily
  • Hicks Nurseries
  • 100 Jericho Turnpike, Westbury
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Hear “Otto’s Fantastic Pet Parade” and follow Otto and his friends as they explore the importance of friendship and teamwork.

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IN PERSON Adult Zumba

  • Aug. 10, 2020 - Oct. 04, 2020 , Mondays, Wednesdays and Sundays 10-11am
  • Great Neck Stepping Point Park
  • Redbrook Rd., Kings Point
  • Teen, Adult
  • $15 per class; discounts on multi class passes available

Instructor Michele Tabaroki, owner of ConfiDanze Dance Studio, will have you grooving to the beats of salsa, flamenco and merengue music, dancing y...

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ONLINE Storytime with the Met

  • May. 07, 2020 - Dec. 17, 2020 , Thursdays, 12-12:15pm
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • 1000 Fifth Ave., Upper East Side
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Each week, look, listen, sing, and have fun with picture books. Recommended for families with children ages 18 months – 6 years.

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IN PERSON Kayaking

  • Aug. 19, 2020 - Oct. 14, 2020 , Wednesdays, 4-8pm; Saturdays, 10am-4pm
  • Brooklyn Bridge Park, Pier 4
  • 334 Furman St., Brooklyn Heights
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Glide along the water while kayaking with the Brooklyn Bridge Park Boathouse. Advanced registration required. 

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IN PERSON Collaborative Concepts Farm Project 2020

  • Sep. 05, 2020 - Oct. 31, 2020 , 10am-4pm, daily
  • Tilly Foster Farm
  • 100 Route 312, Brewster
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Visitors venture back into history at the 19th-century Tilly Foster Farm and are treated to pure fun as they engage art to experience peace and joy. Children of all ages are sure to enjoy visiting the Kunekune pigs, alpacas, miniature horses and more.

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ONLINE Virtual Fall Singalongs with Chloe

  • Sep. 16, 2020 - Nov. 11, 2020 , Wednesdays, all day
  • Port Chester-Rye Brook Library
  • One Haseco Avenue, Port Chester
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Visit the Port Chester-Rye Brook Public Library's website and participate with the new virtual "Singalongs with Chloe" programs. Babi...

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ONLINE Virtual Yin Yoga@Home

  • Aug. 25, 2020 - Oct. 27, 2020 , Tuesdays, 7-8:15am
  • Patchogue-Medford Library
  • 54-60 East Main Street, Patchogue
  • Teen, Adult
  • FREE

Slower paced class involving variations of seated and supine poses held for 3-5 minutes. A more meditative approach to yoga. For all levels. Please join the program from your computer, tablet or smartphone.

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IN PERSON Farmers Market at The Valley

  • Sep. 16, 2020 - Nov. 18, 2020 , Wednesdays, 2:30-6:30pm
  • Jefferson Valley Mall
  • 650 Lee Blvd., Yorktown Heights
  • All Ages
  • Admission is free, prices vary for goods

Shop for fresh, healthy, locally grown produce and other weekly favorites!

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ONLINE Improv Workshop

  • Sep. 17, 2020 - Nov. 19, 2020 , Thuersdays, 4-5pm
  • Two Bridges Arts
  • 275 Cherry St, New York
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Explore the joy of improvisation with anything from regular household items to using your body as an instrument to instruments you have at home. Advanced registration required. 

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I Love Street Art & Graffiti Workshops

  • Jul. 24, 2020 - Sep. 26, 2020 , Fridays and Saturdays, 10am-12pm
  • Tuff City Styles Yard
  • 650 Fordham Road , Bronx
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen
  • $100-$150

I LOVE STREET ART & GRAFFITI with Lady K Fever. Tuff City will be offering socially distanced painting sessions facilitated by skilled graffiti...

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IN PERSON The Great Jack O'Lantern Blaze

  • Sep. 18, 2020 - Nov. 21, 2020 , September 18- October 31; November 1; 6-8; 13-15; 20-21, see website for exact tines
  • Van Cortlandt Manor
  • 525 South Riverside Ave, Croton-on-Hudson
  • All Ages
  • Tickets start at $24; free for members and children younger than 3

Dscover a breathtaking display of more than 7,000 illuminated jack o’ lanterns—all designed and hand-carved on site. Tickets must be purchased in advance. 

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IN PERSON Explore the grounds of the William Floyd Estate

  • Sep. 04, 2020 - Nov. 09, 2020 , Fridays-Mondays, 9:30am-4:30pm
  • FIRE ISLAND NATIONAL SEASHORE at William Floyd Estate
  • 245 Park Drive, Mastic Beach
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Explore the grounds of the 613-acre William Floyd Estate in Mastic Beach! Stop by the Ranger Office at the Old Mastic House for information ab...

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ONLINE Virtual Classic Yoga @ Home

  • Aug. 20, 2020 - Oct. 29, 2020 , Thursdays, 7-8:15am
  • Patchogue-Medford Library
  • 54-60 East Main Street, Patchogue
  • Teen, Adult
  • FREE

Wake up with stretching and strengthening asanas with the library from your own home.

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IN PERSON The Adventure Park: Glow in the Park

  • Sep. 19, 2020 - Nov. 28, 2020 , Saturdays, slots begin at 6pm
  • Discovery Museum and Planetarium
  • 4450 Park Ave., Bridgeport
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult
  • $45

Climb and zip through a shining wonderland with LED lights lining the trails. 

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IN PERSON Groove in the Park

  • Aug. 18, 2020 - Oct. 30, 2020 , See website for schedule
  • Groove Family Music
  • Addison Park, Larchmont
  • All Ages
  • $20

Groove is thrilled to be able to offer an all-ages Family Jam in beautiful Addison Park. In accordance with the current covid-19 res...

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POST-PAUSE Flying Trapeze Class

  • Aug. 12, 2020 - Oct. 31, 2020 , Classes offered Monday-Sunday; see website for exact times
  • Trapeze School New York
  • Pier 40, New York
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult
  • $70

Safely experience the exhilaration of this extraordinary circus art, regardless of fitness level or athletic background. Ages 6 and older. Advanced registration suggested. 

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IN PERSON Jack & the Beanstalk

  • Sep. 25, 2020 - Dec. 23, 2020 , Wednesdays-Sundays, 12:30pm
  • Puppetworks Inc
  • 338 Sixth Avenue, Park Slope
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • $11; $10 children

Puppetworks is pleased to announce the Re-Opening of its Park Slope theatre with a Hand Puppet adaptation of the classic folk tale, “Little R...

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IN PERSON MoCA L.I.ghts

  • Oct. 03, 2020 - Dec. 31, 2020 , See website for schedule
  • PATCHOGUE ARTS COUNCIL
  • Village of Patchogue, Patchogue
  • All Ages
  • FREE

The Village of Patchogue will turn into an open-air museum and arts destination for the public to enjoy safely on foot, by car, and online.

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ONLINE Sing with Suzi Online Show

  • Sep. 09, 2020 - Dec. 09, 2020 , Mondays and Wednesdays, 4pm
  • Suzi Shelton
  • ,
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Join Suzi, her lovable friend Cinnamon Bear, and their special guests for family- friendly performances from her living room to yours.

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IN PERSON Makers and Players Sunday

  • Sep. 20, 2020 - Dec. 27, 2020 , Sundays, 2pm+
  • House of Playful Soul
  • 5 Station Square , Forest Hills
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • $40

Kids will enjoy a two hour fun filled session where they create projects and play with friends!  Advanced registration required. 

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IN PERSON Re-opening

  • Sep. 24, 2020 - Dec. 31, 2020 , Fridays-Mondays, 11am-4pm and Thursdays, 11am-8 pm
  • The Jewish Museum
  • 1109 Fifth Ave., Upper East Side
  • All Ages
  • FREE

The Jewish Museum is re-opening and all visitors will enjoy free admission through December 31 with advanced reservations. 

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IN PERSON Summer Stage 2020

  • Jul. 11, 2020 - Oct. 24, 2020 , Saturdays, 6-9pm
  • Downtown Somerville Alliance
  • Division St. , Somerville
  • All Ages
  • FREE

The Downtown Somerville Alliance is bringing back a new and improved safe Summer Stage outdoor concert series on Division Street.

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IN PERSON Ramsey Farmers' Market

  • Aug. 16, 2020 - Nov. 29, 2020 , Sundays, 9am-2pm
  • Ramsey Farmers' Market
  • Erie Plaza train station 2 West Main St., Ramsey
  • All Ages
  • Admission is free, prices vary for goods

The award winning, non profit Ramsey Farmers' Market -every Sunday- offering fresh, local produce and products from over 40+ outstanding farmer...

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ONLINE FTH at Home: Global Arts for Global Kids

  • Sep. 01, 2020 - Dec. 18, 2020 , All day
  • Flushing Town Hall
  • 137-35 Northern Blvd, Flushing
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Flushing Town Hall's master Teaching Artists offer free, online classes in their second series of "FTH at HOME: Global Arts for Global Kid...

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Breastfeeding Support Group

  • Dec. 10, 2019 - Apr. 13, 2021 , Tuesdays, 10-11am
  • North Shore University Hospital
  • 300 Community Drive, Manhasset
  • Baby, Adult
  • FREE

Discussions are facilitated by a lactation consultant covering many topics including postpartum adjustment, feeding, sleeping, normal newborn behavior, and going back to work.

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IN PERSON Free Nature Trails & Tours

  • Aug. 28, 2020 - Dec. 20, 2020 , 11:30am-4pm, daily
  • Kadampa Meditation Center New York World Peace Temple
  • 47 Sweeney Rd, Glen Spey
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Enjoy walking on the grounds, including nature trails, pond, streams and soft springy moss and relax in the outdoor seating areas and hidden nature benches.

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POST-PAUSE West Park Place Farmers Market

  • Jul. 01, 2020 - Oct. 28, 2020 , Wednesdays, 9am-2pm
  • Stamford Downtown
  • West Park Place across from Columbus Park, Stamford Downtown
  • All Ages
  • FREE

The Spring Street Famers market offers a wide variety of locally grown fruits, vegetables and flowers.  You’ll also find ...

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ONLINE Laurie Berkner's Birthday Party Shows

  • Aug. 21, 2020 - Dec. 18, 2020 , See schedule below
  • Laurie Berkner
  • ,
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Laurie encourages families who are watching to decorate, just like she will, wear party clothes, and bake a special birthday treat to bring to the party.

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IN PERSON Teen Game Zone

  • Aug. 21, 2020 - Dec. 25, 2020 , Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 2:30-4:30pm
  • Poe Park Visitor Center in Poe Park
  • 2640 Grand Concourse , Bronx
  • Teen
  • FREE

Teens learn new games, meet new people, and stay active in a safe environment.

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ONLINE Rockland Baby Cafe

  • May. 26, 2020 - Sep. 30, 2020 , Tuesdays and Thursdays, 11am-1pm
  • Rockland Baby Cafe
  • 1 Hilcrest Center Drive Suite 214, Spring Valley
  • Pre-school & younger, Adult
  • Free

Rockland Baby Cafe provides free breastfeeding education and support from Certified Lactation Counselors. Join them to meet and talk with other new...

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ONLINE LIVE 'BERKNER BREAK' CONCERTS

  • Aug. 03, 2020 - Dec. 14, 2020 , Most Mondays and Fridays, 11am
  • Laurie Berkner
  • ,
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Families can join Laurie, direct from her house, for LIVE "Berkner Break" concerts on her Facebook page. Laurie offers an abundance ...

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POST-PAUSE The Spring Street Farmers Market

  • Jun. 13, 2020 - Oct. 31, 2020 , Saturdays, 9am-2pm
  • Stamford Downtown
  • Spring Street Parking Lot on Spring Street, Stamford Downtown
  • All Ages
  • FREE

The Spring Street Famers market offers a wide variety of locally grown fruits, vegetables and flowers.  You’ll also find ...

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IN PERSON Opening of 'Presidential Dogs' exhibit.

  • Sep. 08, 2020 - Jan. 31, 2021 , Tuesdays-Sundays, 10am-5pm
  • American Kennel Club Museum of the Dog
  • 101 Park Ave., Murray Hill
  • All Ages
  • $15; $10 seniors, military, youth ages 13-24; $5 children younger than 12

The “Presidential Dogs” exhibition will look back on the different breeds of dogs that have lived at the White House. It will explore t...

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IN PERSON 92nd Street Greenmarket

  • Jun. 21, 2020 - Nov. 22, 2020 , Sundays, 9am-4pm
  • GrowNYC
  • 1st Avenue btw. 92nd and 93rd Streets, Upper East Side
  • All Ages
  • Admission is free, prices vary for goods

This seasonal Sunday market on the Upper East Side offers neighborhood residents a convenient location to shop for a selection of vegetables, fruit...

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IN PERSON KENNEDY PLAZA FARMERS MARKET

  • Jun. 17, 2020 - Nov. 25, 2020 , Wednesdays and Saturdays, 9am-2pm
  • LI Greenmarket Inc.
  • 1 W Chester St., Long Beach
  • All Ages
  • Admission is free, prices vary for goods

The market offers fresh produce and many other wholesome goods.

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IN PERSON Corona Greenmarket

  • Jun. 19, 2020 - Nov. 27, 2020 , Fridays, 8am-3pm
  • GrowNYC
  • Roosevelt Ave & 103rd St, Corona
  • All Ages
  • Admission is free, prices vary for goods

Shop for seasonal vegetables, stunning specialty Mexican vegetables and herbs, as well as apples, grapes, cider and fruit juice pressed from locally grown fruit. 

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IN PERSON Bensonhurst Greenmarket

  • May. 31, 2020 - Nov. 22, 2020 , Sundays, 9am-3pm
  • GrowNYC
  • 18th Ave btwn 81st & 82nd Streets, Bensonhurst
  • All Ages
  • Admission is free, prices vary for goods

Shop for fresh fruits and vegetables, honey and specialty Mexican herbs. 

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WAKE UP, DAISY!

  • Mar. 24, 2020 - Sep. 20, 2020 , See website for days and times
  • Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre in Central Park
  • W. 81st Street and Central Park West, Upper West Side
  • All Ages
  • $8-12

This original marionette production new to the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre is a modern retelling of the classic tale “Sleeping Beauty.”

 

 

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POST-PAUSE Living Lights

  • Jun. 29, 2020 - Dec. 31, 2020 , Monday-Sunday, 10am–5pm
  • The Maritime Aquarium
  • 10 N. Water Street, Norwalk
  • All Ages
  • $26.95 adults 13-64; $24.95 seniors 65 and older; $19.95 children ages 3-12

Meet amazing animals with the natural ability to glow in the dark in “Living Lights,” a special exhibit open now in The Maritime Aquari...

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POST-PAUSE Farmers Market

  • May. 17, 2020 - Nov. 22, 2020 , Sundays, 9am-2pm
  • Cunningham Park
  • 200-00 73rd Ave., Fresh Meadows, Fresh Meadows
  • All Ages
  • Admission is free, prices vary for goods

Small scale farms and local food makers are back in Cunningham Park, Queens for the 2020 season. Every Sunday from 9am to 2pm, shop for local fruit...

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Smorgasburg Prospect Park

  • Apr. 05, 2020 - Oct. 25, 2020 , Sundays, 11am-6pm
  • Prospect Park – Breeze Hill
  • East Drive at Lincoln Rd., Prospect Park
  • All Ages
  • Admission is free, prices vary for goods

Over 100 local and regional food purveyors will gather on Breeze Hill to offer a range of cuisines.

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Activity Table

  • Apr. 04, 2020 - Oct. 25, 2020 , Weekends, 2:00-4:00pm
  • Queens Botanical Garden
  • 43-50 Main St., Flushing
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • Free with garden admission ($6 adults; $2 children ages 4 to 12; free for children younger than 4)

Drop-in for family-friendly botanical-themed arts and crafts at the weekend Activity Table. Recommended for age 10 and under (accompanied by an adult).

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Smorgasburg Williamsburg

  • Apr. 04, 2020 - Oct. 31, 2020 , Saturdays, 10am-6pm
  • Marsha P. Johnson State Park
  • 90 Kent Ave., Williamsburg
  • All Ages
  • Admission is free, prices vary for goods

Local and regional food purveyors will gather to offer a range of cuisines.

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ONLINE Amazing Brains: A Virtual Art Exhibit

  • Jun. 03, 2020 - Dec. 31, 2020 , Anytime
  • New York Hall of Science
  • 4701 111th Street, Corona
  • All Ages
  • Free

This virtual exhibit melds science and art to create extraordinary images of brains – from high resolution images of real brains from differe...

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ONLINE Puppet Show LIVE

  • Sep. 04, 2020 - Mar. 26, 2021 , Fridays, 11am
  • WonderSpark Puppets
  • ,
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Get ready for a highly interactive, very silly puppet show!

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Transit Tots

  • Apr. 09, 2020 - Dec. 31, 2020 , Thursdays, 10:15-11am
  • New York Transit Museum
  • 99 Schermerhorn St. , Brooklyn Heights
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Adult
  • $10; $5 children ages 2-17

Young train enthusiasts explore themes like animals underground, the people and buildings of New York City, colors and shapes, and the city's subways and buses.

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ONLINE Learn to Juggle

  • Mar. 27, 2020 - Dec. 31, 2020 , Anytime
  • Big Apple Circus
  • ,
  • All Ages
  • FREE

As long as you have a plastic bag, socks (or even a baby toy!) Big Apple Circus producer, Jack Marsh can teach you how to juggle. Learn how to jugg...

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Sunday Author Story Time

  • Mar. 08, 2020 - Dec. 20, 2020 , Sundays, 11:30am (Prospect Lefferts Garden) and 1:30pm (Fort Greene)
  • Greenlight Bookstore Prospect Lefferts Garden/
  • 632 Flatbush Ave./686 Fulton St., Prospect Lefferts Garden/Fort Greene
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Authors and illustrators present their new books with interactive readings and drawings, and often activities and crafts too! 

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Creative Movement for Kids at The Westchester

  • Mar. 15, 2020 - Dec. 31, 2020 , Thursdays, 10-10:45am
  • The Westchester
  • 125 Westchester Ave., White Plains
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Get your little ones to moving, learning basic movements and having fun! A parent or caregiver is required to attend and participate. 

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Shining Lights Yoga for Kids

  • Feb. 05, 2020 - Dec. 30, 2020 , Wednesdays, 11am
  • The Westchester
  • 125 Westchester Ave., White Plains
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Stay active with your little and have fun doing yoga exercises.

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'Guess What' - The Family-Friendly Stand Up Comedy Show

  • Apr. 20, 2019 - Dec. 19, 2020 , Third Saturdays, 12:30pm
  • The Creek & The Cave
  • 10-93 Jackson Ave., Long Island City
  • All Ages
  • $10

The show is hosted by an 12-year-old and her dad.

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Children and Adults with ADD (CHADD) Meetings

  • Jan. 06, 2020 - Dec. 07, 2020 , 1st Monday of the month, 6:30-8:30pm
  • Select Human Services
  • 17-19 Marble Ave, Pleasantville
  • Adult
  • $5

Help you or your child manage ADD for success and discuss different topics at meetings on the 1st Monday of the month through the school year. 

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ONLINE Learn Digital Painting and Color Workshop

  • Jul. 24, 2020 - Jun. 25, 2021 , 10am
  • The New York Public Library - Pelham Bay
  • 3060 Middletown Rd, The Bronx
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Are you struggling with paint color but don't know where to start? If you love to paint portraits, draw characters or create fantasy environmen...

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ONLINE Story Time with Miss Margie

  • May. 13, 2020 - Apr. 15, 2021 , Thursdays, 7:30pm
  • Miss Margie
  • ,
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Join Miss Margie for a free, fun and animated reading of some children's classics via Zoom! Parents and kids of all ages are welcome! NO ONE is...

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Picture Book Time

  • Jan. 08, 2020 - Dec. 23, 2020 , Wednesdays, 11:30am-12:30pm
  • Queens Library - Richmond Hill Branch
  • 118-14 Hillside Ave.,
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Join for stories, songs, finger plays, and a simple arts and crafts activity.

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Magic at Coney

  • Jan. 05, 2020 - Dec. 27, 2020 , Sundays, 12pm
  • Coney Island USA
  • 1208 Surf Ave., Coney Island
  • All Ages
  • $12; $8 children younger than 12

See this magical variety show highlighting a vast array of magicians; featuring illusionists, escape artists, mentalists, and close-up magicians from around the world.

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IN PERSON Bagpipe Tribute

  • Sep. 09, 2020 - Sep. 08, 2021 , WEDNESDAYS, 1:30-2pm
  • 9/11 Memorial Museum
  • The 9/11 Memorial Glade located on Memorial Plaza, Lower Manhattan
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Tribute in Light is a commemorative public art installation first presented six months after 9/11 and then every year thereafter, fro...

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POST-PAUSE Cruises

  • Aug. 11, 2020 - Aug. 11, 2021 , 8:30am-5pm, daily
  • Castle Clinton
  • Battery Park, New York
  • All Ages
  • $19.25; $14 seniors 62 and older; $9 children 4-12 years; free for children three years and younger

A trip on Statue Cruises to Liberty Island allows individuals to enjoy Liberty Island with plenty of outdoor space to safely explore the island and the spectacular views of New York Harbor.

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Cortelyou Greenmarket

  • Dec. 01, 2019 - Dec. 27, 2020 , Sundays, 8am-3pm
  • Greenmarket
  • Cortelyou Road and Rugby Road, Ditmas Park
  • All Ages
  • Admission is free, prices vary for goods

Shop at the market, recycle old clothes, and drop off your food scap compost. 

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Grand Army Plaza Greenmarket

  • Nov. 29, 2019 - Dec. 26, 2020 , Saturdays, 8am-4pm
  • Greenmarket
  • Prospect Park West & Flatbush Ave, West Brooklyn
  • All Ages
  • Admission is free, prices vary for goods

Shop fresh produce, flowers, and more. Drop off your food scrap compost and bring clothing to be recycled. 

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Staff Story Time

  • Sep. 07, 2019 - Dec. 27, 2020 , Saturdays, 1:30pm
  • Greenlight Bookstore PLG
  • 632 Flatbush Ave., Prospect Lefferts Garden
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Greenlight staff choose their favorite read-alouds to share with the youngest book lovers.

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NYRR Open Run Baisley Pond Park

  • Jun. 22, 2019 - Dec. 26, 2020 , 9:00 am; Check-in 8:45 am
  • Baisley Pond Park
  • 156-10 Baisley Blvd, Jamaica
  • All Ages
  • FREE Free

NYRR Open Run is a community-based, volunteer-led running initiative - bringing free weekly runs and walks to local neighborhood parks.

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ONLINE Feathers of Fire--The Movie

  • Jun. 04, 2020 - Jun. 04, 2022 , Anytime
  • Vimeo
  • 155 First Ave., New York
  • All Ages
  • $4.95

"Feathers of Fire--The Movie" is an ingenious production of theater-on-film, conceived and directed by Hamid Rahmanian. It is intended fo...

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Second Saturdays Trailwork Party + Bike Share at Highbridge Bike Park

  • Sep. 14, 2019 - Sep. 10, 2022 , Second Saturday of each month, 10:00am-3:00pm
  • Highbridge Park
  • West 174th Street and Amsterdam Ave., Washington Heights/Bronx
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Learn what it takes to build, maintain, and ride the most progressive urban bike park in America.

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Weekly Drop-In at Rockland Baby Café

  • Mar. 25, 2017 - Jan. 31, 2023 , Thursdays, 11am-1pm
  • Martin Luther King Multi-Purpose Center
  • 110 Bethune Blvd., Spring Valley
  • Baby, Adult
  • FREE

A drop-in to meet and talk to new moms, learn how to make breast-feeding easier, make sure your baby is latching and gaining well, get tips on pumping and going back to work, and learn about other parenting topics.

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