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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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Chinese New Year Celebration

  • Jan. 26, 2020, 1:30-4pm
  • Mandarin Discovery School
  • 515 North Street, White Plains
  • All Ages
  • $40; $20 children

Celebrate Chinese New Year 2020 with traditional Chinese food and students' performances.

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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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Babysitting Course

  • Jan. 25, 2020, 10:30am-1:30pm
  • Keeler Library
  • 276 titicus road, North Salem
  • Teen
  • FREE

Students will learn vital skills for the safe and responsible care of children.

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EXPLO Info Meeting

  • Jan. 25, 2020, 2pm
  • Hilton Long Island
  • 598 Broadhollow Rd, Melville
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult
  • FREE

EXPLO info meetings give you and your family the opportunity to ask questions and get a first-hand feel for their programs.

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Winter Information Session and Campus Tour at Blue Rock School

  • Jan. 25, 2020, 10am-3pm
  • Blue Rock School
  • 110 Demarest Mill Road, West Nyack
  • Adult
  • FREE

Meet Blue Rock faculty and discover how Blue Rock School's unique educational approach brings learning to life.

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Winter Information Session and Campus Tour at Blue Rock school

  • Jan. 25, 2020, 10am-3pm
  • Blue Rock School
  • 110 Demarest Mill Road, West Nyack
  • Adult
  • FREE

Blue Rock School invites parents interested in kindergarten through 8th grade to visit their beautiful, five-acre campus and to learn more about the school. 

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Winter Walk

  • Jan. 25, 2020, 1pm and 3:30pm
  • Rye Nature Center
  • 873 Boston Post Road, Rye
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • $8; $5 members

Head outside to see if you can find any traces of animals and learn how to differentiate their tracks. Suggested for ages 4 older.

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Eyes on Owls

  • Jan. 25, 2020, 1-2pm
  • Greenburgh Nature Center
  • 99 Dromore Rd, Scarsdale
  • All Ages
  • $8; $5 members

Get to know the resident owls and uncover the secrets of these mysterious night dwellers.

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Family Yoga Time

  • Jan. 25, 2020, 11am
  • Ossining Public Library
  • 53 Croton Ave., Ossining
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Young Yoginis 12 and younger, along with caregivers, can enjoy easy yoga activities, including movement, stories, and crafts.

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Good Deed of the Month Club

  • Jan. 25, 2020, 11-11:30am
  • Westchester Children's Museum
  • 100 Playland Parkway, Rye
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • $7.50; $6.50 seniors; free for members, children younger than 1, and active duty military personnel and their families within the same household

Join WCM in the Book Nook for a kindness-themed book reading and discussion followed by an art-educator led good deed project. 

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Chinese New Year Storytime

  • Jan. 25, 2020, 11-11:45am
  • Rye Free Reading Room
  • 1061 Boston Post Road, Rye
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Join the library for a morning of Chinese stories and a craft to help bring in the Year of the Rat.

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Lunar New Year Celebration

  • Jan. 25, 2020, 7:30pm
  • New Jersey Performing Arts Center
  • 1 Center St., Newark
  • Tween, Teen, Adult
  • $20-$80

This Lunar New Year concert blends Eastern and Western musical traditions—an unmissable celebration of community and culture.

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STARLAB: INDOOR PLANETARIUM

  • Jan. 25, 2020, 10am, 11:30am, 1pm and 2:30pm
  • Hudson Highlands Nature Museum's Outdoor Discovery Center
  • Muser Drive, Cornwall
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult
  • $12; $8 members

Take a celestial adventure in the magical night sky via the StarLab! Prepaid registration required.

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Sensory Storytime

  • Jan. 25, 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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SAN DIEGO SEALS @ NEW YORK RIPTIDE

  • Jan. 25, 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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Philadanco

  • Jan. 25, 2020, 2:00pm
  • Clark Studio Theater
  • 165 West 65th Street, 7th Floor, New York
  • Tween, Teen, Adult
  • $25 (Member Price $18)

This show will celebrate the company's impact on the dance world, featuring Philadanco's greatest classic works alongside some of today's most exciting contemporary choreographers.

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LUNAR NEW YEAR CELEBRATION

  • Jan. 25, 2020, 12-3pm
  • Snug Harbor Cultural Center and Botanical Garden
  • 1000 Richmond Terrace, Staten Island
  • All Ages
  • $10; $7; free for children younger than 3

Children will enjoy treats, tales, and traditional crafts as part of one of the biggest cultural celebrations in the world.

 

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Mindful Parenting of School Age Children

  • Jan. 25, 2020, 1-2:30pm
  • Classeteria
  • 284 Suydam St., Bushwick
  • Adult
  • $75 couple; $40 individual

This workshop will offer insight and support for parents looking to extend their positive parenting practice from the early years to a child’s middle years.

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Saturday Story Time

  • Jan. 25, 2020, 11am-12:30pm
  • Brooklyn Public Library, Eastern Parkway
  • 1044 Eastern Parkway, Crown Heights
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Join the library for story time. 

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Family Storytime: Lunar New Year

  • Jan. 25, 2020, 11:15am-12:00pm
  • Flushing Library
  • 41-17 Main Street, Flushing
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Celebrate Lunar New Year in our family storytime!

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Winter Celebration Festival

  • Jan. 25, 2020, 11am-3pm
  • Connetquot River State Park Preserve
  • 3525 Sunrise Highway, Oakdale
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Celebrate the many wonders of winter through exciting experiments, hands-on activities, and crafts!

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Pirate Pete's Parrot

  • Jan. 25, 2020, 2:30pm
  • The Secret Theatre
  • 44-02 23rd Street (between 44 Ave and 44th Rd), New York City
  • All Ages
  • $20 adults; $15 children younger than 17 (Family 4-pack for $40)

Climb on board and get ready for adventure at The Secret Theatre’s longest-running children’s musical in Queens. A melodic medley of misfits promises music, mischief, and a boatload of laughs for everyone.

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Little Cooks: Pickle Party

  • Jan. 25, 2020, 11:30am-12:30pm
  • Alley Pond Environmental Center
  • 22475 76th Ave., Oakland Gardens
  • Young elementary
  • $22

Make yummy quick pickles and learn a little about fermented foods and why they are good for you. Then feed a cucumber to a special animal friend.

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Mets Fan Fest

  • Jan. 25, 2020, 12:00-2:00pm; 2:00-4:00pm; 4:00-6:00pm
  • Citi Field
  • 120-01 Roosevelt Ave, Corona
  • All Ages
  • $20 adults; $5 children younger than 13

FANFEST will feature appearances by new manager Carlos Beltrán, current Mets players, Mets' legends, and include games, ballpark tours, and other activities for the whole family.

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Spooktacular: Out of this World's Fair!

  • Jan. 25, 2020, 2:00-4:00pm
  • Queens Museum
  • 111-01 Corona Ave., Flushing
  • All Ages
  • $25

For the 10th year in a row, the Museum’s second-floor galleries will transform into a spooky space for the most distinct costume party of the year. Expect an afternoon of performances, live music, face-painting, art-making, scavenger hunts, raffle prizes, and tasty treats for all ages!

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Dream to Read

  • Jan. 25, 2020, 2:00-4:00pm
  • Queens Library - Rosedale Branch
  • 144-20 243 St., Rosedale
  • All Ages
  • FREE

In commemoration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr's birthday. All are invited to a reading of various books. The program is sponsored by the Rosedale Friends Group. Refreshment will be provided through generous funds from Council Member Donovan Richards.

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Lunar New Year Celebration

  • Jan. 25, 2020, 12:00-4:00pm
  • Queens Botanical Garden
  • 43-50 Main St., Flushing
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Celebrate the Year of the Rat at QBG with crafts, performances, and activities for the whole family!

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S.T.E.A.M. Saturday: Newspaper Shoes

  • Jan. 25, 2020, 11:00am-12:00pm
  • Queens Library - Rochdale Village Branch
  • 169-09 137 Ave., Jamaica
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Pixie boots, clown shoes, moccasins, flip flops, and moon boots. What will you design using just newspapers, scissors, and tape? The one rule is that you must build a pair of newspaper shoes for one of your team members that they can put on and take off without ripping the newspaper. For grades 2 and up.

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Lunar New Year Craft

  • Jan. 25, 2020, 3:00-3:30pm
  • Queens Library - Douglaston-Little Neck Branch
  • 249-01 Northern Blvd., Little Neck
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Make a Chinese Zodiac Mask for the Year of the Rat!

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Fondant Cake Decorating (Basic Skill Level)

  • Jan. 25, 2020, 9-11am
  • The Baking Coach, Inc.
  • 320 Broadway-Greenlwan Road, Huntington
  • All Ages
  • $70; $25 sharing fee when taking class with child

Learn how to make fondant icing and how to cover a cake in fondant. Registration required. 

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Soups and Scones (Basic Skill Level)

  • Jan. 25, 2020, 11:30am-1:30pm
  • The Baking Coach, Inc.
  • 320 Broadway-Greenlwan Road, Huntington
  • All Ages
  • $70; $25 sharing fee when taking class with child

Learn how to make an amazing Potato Leek Soup and savory scones!

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Soups and scones (Life Skill Level)

  • Jan. 25, 2020, 1:45-3:30pm
  • The Baking Coach, Inc.
  • 320 Broadway-Greenlwan Road, Huntington
  • Teen
  • $70

Learn how to make an amazing  Potato Leek soup and savory scones!

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Cookies and Brownies Baking (Basic Skill Level)

  • Jan. 25, 2020, 3:45-5:30pm
  • The Baking Coach, Inc.
  • 320 Broadway-Greenlwan Road, Huntington
  • All Ages
  • $70; $25 sharing fee when taking class with child

Learn how to make a classic sugar cookie and sandwich them with jam creating a Linzer tart. Also make classic brownies.

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Lunar New Year: Special Art Workshop

  • Jan. 25, 2020, 1-4pm
  • Staten Island Children's Museum
  • 1000 Richmond Ave., Staten Island
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • $8; free for members

Create lucky red envelopes using calligraphy in this celebratory workshop.

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3D Design and Printing Workshop

  • Jan. 25, 2020, 10-11am
  • Brentwood Library
  • 34 Second Ave., Brentwood
  • Tween
  • FREE

Learn the basics of TinkerCAD, a 3D computer-aided design software, and make something to take home at a later date. Registration required. 

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JUST KIDDING: ELIZABETH MITCHELL & YOU ARE MY FLOWER

  • Jan. 25, 2020, 11:00am
  • Symphony Space
  • 2537 Broadway, Upper West Side
  • All Ages
  • $17

Join two-time GRAMMY Award nominee and Smithsonian Folkways artist Elizabeth Mitchell and her family band for a gorgeous morning of gentle, homespun renditions of songs by Bob Marley, The Velvet Underground, David Bowie, Gillian Welch, and more.

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'SUBWAY' STORYTIME

  • Jan. 25, 2020, 10:30-11:45am
  • Skyscraper Museum
  • 39 Battery Place, Battery Park City
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • $5

Kids will read Christoph Niemann’s picture book “SUBWAY,” and then use different materials to design and create their very own city-wide transportation system and vehicles. Ages 2-5. RSVP required.

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Grupo Rebolu: Season Welcome Party!

  • Jan. 25, 2020, 3pm
  • Flushing Town Hall
  • 137-35 Northern Blvd, Flushing
  • All Ages
  • $14/$10 Members; $8 Children/$6 Member Children; free for Teens

Move to the incredibly danceable music of Grupo Rebolu! Learn the traditional steps of cumbia, puya, mapale, and bullerengue in this pre-show workshop. Then enjoy some Afro-Colombian music and dance.

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Confetti Pop Tarts Class

  • Jan. 25, 2020, 9:00-10:00am
  • Taste Buds Kitchen
  • 109 W. 27th St., 10th Floor, Chelsea
  • Young elementary
  • $45

Who’s read for some sprinkles?! Join us in our Kitchen as we whip up fresh pie dough and oh-so-delicious berry filling to create scrumptious pop tarts from scratch. Dying to know how we do it? Become a budding chef in our Kitchen as you discover how to make the perfect on-the-go snack complete with a confetti glaze!

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DROP IN ON DESIGN | DESIGNING WITH FOUND PIGMENTS

  • Jan. 25, 2020, 11:00am-3:00pm
  • Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
  • 2 E. 91st St., Upper East Side
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Join guest designer Natalie Stopka to make your own paint from materials found in her studio garden and create your own work of art.

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EVERY VOICE CHOIRS

  • Jan. 25, 2020, 7:00pm
  • Kaufman Music Center
  • 129 W. 67th St., Upper West Side
  • All Ages
  • $20

Celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with EVC's Kids Choir, Youth Choir, Concert Choir, and Hunter Singers with guests, The Teachers College Community Choir.

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Family Story Time: Stories, Songs and Rhymes for Little Ones

  • Jan. 25, 2020, 11:00-11:30am
  • New York Public Library - Stephen A. Schwarzman Building
  • 476 Fifth Ave., Midtown
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Stories, songs and rhymes for families to enjoy together.  For children ages 2-4.  Space is limited.

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Chinese New Year Tea Light Holder

  • Jan. 25, 2020, 2-3pm
  • Island Trees Public Library
  • 38 Farmedge Road, Island Trees
  • Tween, Teen
  • FREE

Make a beautiful Chinese New Year Tea Light Holder to celebrate the Chinese New Year! Grades 5-12. Registration required. 

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Friends of the FP Library Book Sale

  • Jan. 25, 2020, 9am-4pm
  • Floral Park Library
  • 17 Caroline Place, Floral Park
  • All Ages
  • FREE Admission is free, prices vary for goods

Regular book sale sponsored by the Friends of the Floral Park Library in the Library Meeting Room.

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Family Program Lunar New Year Celebration!

  • Jan. 25, 2020, 2-3pm
  • Glen Cove Library
  • 4 Glen Cove Ave., Glen Cove
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Design a paper lantern and a dragon, and try your hand at Chinese calligraphy as you learn to write "whale" in Chinese!

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Book / Magazine Sculpture Workshop

  • Jan. 25, 2020, 9:30-10:30am ages 6-9; 10:45-11:45am ages 10-11; 12-1pm ages 12 and older
  • The Rye Arts Center
  • 51 Milton Road, Rye
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen
  • $5; discount for members

Transform a book or magazine into an objet d’art! An old issue of National Geographic or copy of Harry Potter can become a vessel for your cr...

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ART AND THE LUNAR NEW YEAR

  • Jan. 25, 2020, 1-3pm
  • Art League of Long Island
  • 107 East Deer Park Road, Dix Hills
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen
  • $50; $10 additional material fee if borrowing

Celebrate the Chinese New Year with Asian brush painting! Paint your Chinese Zodiac sign and explore calligraphy, fish bamboo and panda. Materials ...

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21ST NEW YEAR FIRECRACKER CEREMONY & CULTURAL FESTIVAL

  • Jan. 25, 2020, 11:00am-3:30pm
  • Sara D. Roosevelt Park
  • East Houston Street to Canal Street, between Chrystie Street and Forsyth Street, Lower East Side
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Ring in the Lunar New Year at this free fireworks ceremony and festival. 

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Lunar New Year Celebration

  • Jan. 25, 2020, 12:00-4:00pm
  • Queens Botanical Garden
  • 43-50 Main St., Flushing
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Celebrate the Year of the Rat at QBG with crafts, performances, and activities for the whole family! Welcome the New Year with a plant from our Lucky Plant sale!

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Snowy Owl Paint Event

  • Jan. 25, 2020, 11am-12:30pm
  • Key to My Art
  • 10 West Oak Street, Amityville
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen
  • $20

Key to My Art does not use stencils or draw the image for your child - they learn to draw and paint it by themself! They CAN DO IT! No experie...

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Murder at the Juice Joint

  • Jan. 25, 2020, 7pm
  • Montebello Jewish Center
  • 34 Montebello Road, Montebello
  • Adult
  • $54 includes Dinner & Signature cocktails

A night of mystery and intrigue set in the roaring 20's! With the recipe for murder, The Juice Joint will be certain to be serving up a night o...

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Parent/Child Book Group

  • Jan. 25, 2020, 4-5pm
  • Andersons Larchmont
  • 96 Chatsworth Avenue, Larchmont
  • Young elementary, Tween, Adult
  • FREE

The Parent/Child Book Group is reading "Bob" by Wendy Mass and Rebecca Stead; and "Crenshaw" by Katherine Applegate. You h...

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'Just Bunny and the Great Fire Rescue' by Jeanne La Salle Taylor Author Event

  • Jan. 25, 2020, 11am-12pm
  • Andersons Larchmont
  • 96 Chatsworth Avenue, Larchmont
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

"Just Bunny" is Francesca's right-hand stuffy who has been with her through thick and thin since day one. Nothing can tear these two ...

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Family Wheel Night

  • Jan. 25, 2020, 6-8pm
  • Clay Art Center
  • 40 Beech Street, Port Chester
  • Tween, Teen, Adult
  • $45

Plan a great evening and bond with your family while receiving a lesson from experienced and dedicated ceramic artists.

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Lunar New Year Tinker Festival

  • Jan. 25, 2020, 2:30-5:30pm
  • Lewis Latimer House Museum
  • 34-41 137th Street, Flushing
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween, Teen
  • FREE FREE

Join us at the Lewis Latimer House Museum for a special Lunar New Year Celebration! We will offer fun hands-on tinkering activities combining art a...

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Historic Craft Workshop: Clock-Making

  • Jan. 25, 2020, 2:00pm
  • Mount Vernon Hotel Museum and Garden
  • 421 E. 61st St., New York
  • Tween, Adult
  • $20 Adults; $15 Members and Students with IDs

In conjunction with our current exhibit, learn about the history of clock making in early America, and then design your own clock face, inspired by...

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Winter Blast: A Family Day of Native Games

  • Jan. 25, 2020, 11:00am-5:00pm
  • Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian
  • 1 Bowling Green, New York
  • All Ages
  • FREE Free

Play traditional family-friendly American Indian games, like Hawaiian board games, Inuit yo-yos, hoop throwing, and more. Led by Jeremy Red Eagle (...

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Lunar New Year Parade

  • Jan. 25, 2020, 11:00am
  • Lunar New Year Parade
  • 37th Ave and Union St, Flushing
  • All Ages
  • FREE

A fun and festive parade in honor of Lunar New Year steps off at 11:00 am. 

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Grupo Rebolu: Season Welcome Party!

  • Jan. 25, 2020, 3:00pm
  • Flushing Town Hall
  • 137-35 Northern Blvd, Flushing
  • All Ages
  • $14; $8 Children; FREE for Teens

Move to the incredibly danceable music of Grupo Rebolu! Learn the traditional steps of cumbia, puya, mapale, and bullerengue in this pre-show works...

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Lecture: Why All In The Family Still Matters

  • Jan. 25, 2020, 2:30-4:00pm
  • Kingsland Homestead
  • 14335 37th Avenue, Flushing, NY 11354, Flushing
  • All Ages
  • $5 adults, $3 Students and Members

All in the Family was a popular sitcom that aired between 1971 and 1979, it was set in our very own Queens! Rutgers University Press recently publi...

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Summer Camp Open House

  • Jan. 25, 2020, 10:00am-3:00pm
  • West Side YMCA
  • 5 West 63rd Street, New York
  • All Ages
  • FREE free

Summer is right around the corner! Learn about Summer day camps at the West Side YMCA, located across the street from Central Park and near Columbu...

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YA Book Club

  • Jan. 25, 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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'Venn Pirouettes, the Art of Michael Schultheis' Student Workshop

  • Jan. 25, 2020, 1:00-2:00pm and 2:00-3:00pm
  • National Museum of Mathematics
  • 11 East 26th Street, New York
  • All Ages
  • $10

Michael Schultheis paints and sculpts using math equations as models for stories about human relationships: lima on curves that have interior and e...

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The INCLUDEnyc Fair

  • Jan. 25, 2020, 11am-3pm
  • Hotel Pennsylvania
  • 401 7th Ave., 18th Floor, Midtown
  • All Ages
  • FREE

The INCLUDEnyc Fair is New York City’s largest annual free fair for young people with disabilities, where families can meet face-to-face...

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Lakeshore's Ready, Set, Go! Racers - Free In Store Event

  • Jan. 25, 2020, 10am-3pm
  • Lakeshore Learning
  • 2079 Hillside Ave., New Hyde Park
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Learn with Lakeshore Free Event, Ages 3 and up. Enjoy unique crafts and hands-on activities. Family Friendly. No registration required. All childre...

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BRIC Family Programming- House Party: 2020 Visions

  • Jan. 25, 2020, 12-5pm
  • BRIC
  • 647 Fulton Street, Brooklyn
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE with RSVP

Welcome to the future! During the 2020 Visions House Party, families come together to explore citizenship and envision the future that we want to s...

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Baking Boot Camp Junior 101- Kids Only- Ages 6 to 8

  • Jan. 25, 2020, 10am-12pm
  • The Baking Coach, Inc.
  • 320 Broadway-Greenlwan Road, Huntington
  • Young elementary
  • $70

Create cookies and cupcakes from scratch! Take home a bakery box full of treats! Make chocolate chip cookies and chocolate cupcakes with vanilla fr...

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Lenfest Kids Presents: Happy Feet

  • Jan. 25, 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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Free YMCA Open House at 22 NYC Locations

  • Jan. 25, 2020, 11:00am-3:00pm
  • West Side YMCA
  • 5 West 63rd Street, New York
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult, All Ages
  • FREE FREE

Join the YMCA at our FREE open houses on Saturday, January 25 at all 22 branches in the five boroughs. Work out in the gym, try a fitness class, en...

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Shabbat Shalom, Welcome Home to R&R - FREE Family Fun on Shabbat, Saturday, January 25th - JEWS AROUND THE WORLD DAY @ Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan

  • Jan. 25, 2020, 2:00-5:00pm
  • Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan
  • 334 Amsterdam Avenue, @ 76th Street, New York
  • All Ages
  • FREE Free

Shabbat Shalom, Welcome Home to R&R - FREE Family Fun on Shabbat, Saturday, January 25th - JEWS AROUND THE WORLD DAY @ Marlene Meyerson JCC Man...

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Rhino Room Stand Up

  • Jan. 25, 2020, 8pm
  • Rhino Comedy
  • 96 Lafayette Ave, Suffern
  • Adult
  • $15

This line up is unmatched with the regions most interesting and hilarious comedians. Enjoy wine beer and delicious paninis before the sho...

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Bindlestiff Family Cirkus

  • Jan. 26, 2020, 3pm
  • Academic Arts Theatre
  • 75 Grasslands Rd, VALHALLA
  • All Ages
  • $26; $24 Seniors/Fac-Staff/Non-WCC; $18 children younger than 13

Join the Bindlestiff Family Cirkus for an afternoon of jugglers, acrobats, sword swallowing, and more. 

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CHARLOTTE'S WEB

  • Jan. 26, 2020, 2pm
  • On Stage At Kingsborough
  • 2001 Oriental Boulevard , Brooklyn
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult
  • $13

This treasured tale, featuring madcap and endearing farm animals, explores bravery, selfless love, and the true meaning of friendship.

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Playtime at The Palace: The Amazing Max

  • Jan. 26, 2020, 3pm
  • Palace Theatre
  • 61 Atlantic St., Stamford
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult
  • $12.50

Max combines magic and comedy, making objects appear and disappear and generally defying the laws of physics inches from theatergoer’s faces. This high-energy, interactive, and all-around silly show is appropriate for audiences of all ages, and recommended for ages 3 and older.

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Celebrate Party Showcase

  • Jan. 26, 2020, 11am-4pm
  • Park Ridge Marriott
  • 300 Brae Blvd, Park Ridge
  • All Ages
  • $10

From DJs and favors to invites and decor, you will find everything you need for the perfect celebration. Sample food, try games, meet DJs, and find the perfect design for your party.

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Winter Tree Identification

  • Jan. 26, 2020, 10-11:30am
  • Muscoot Farm
  • 51 Route 100, Katonah
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Learn how to identify trees in winter on this walk. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

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Movie: The Adventures of Milo and Otis

  • Jan. 26, 2020, 2-4:30pm
  • White Plains Public Library
  • 100 Martine Ave., White Plains
  • All Ages
  • FREE

See this film about a lost puppy and kitten that face perils and have adventures trying to find their way home.

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SENSORY-FRIENDLY EXPLORATION

  • Jan. 26, 2020, 10-11am
  • Tenafly Nature Center
  • 313 Hudson Ave., Tenafly
  • All Ages
  • $10; $5 members

Make memories and come together for a fun-filled, sensory-friendly, exploration session in the great outdoors.

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Free practice ACT from the Princeton Review

  • Jan. 26, 2020, 12-4pm
  • New City Library
  • 220 N. Main St., New City
  • Teen
  • FREE

Practice for the ACT. Registration required. 

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Story Time: Michele Wong McSween presents Gordon & Li Li: Celebrate Chinese New Year

  • Jan. 26, 2020, 11:30am
  • Greenlight Bookstore PLG
  • 632 Flatbush Ave., Prospect Lefferts Garden
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Join Michele Wong McSween, author of the Gordon & Li Li series, for an interactive story time, with some special Chinese New Year coloring sheets! 

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Staff Story Time with Gordon & Li Li: Celebrate Chinese New Year!

  • Jan. 26, 2020, 1:30pm
  • Greenlight Bookstore
  • 686 Fulton St. (at S. Portland St.), Fort Greene
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Join the bookstore for an interactive story time, with some special Chinese New Year coloring sheets! 

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Celebrate Lunar New Year

  • Jan. 26, 2020, 10am-5pm
  • Brooklyn Children's Museum
  • 145 Brooklyn Ave., Crown Heights
  • All Ages
  • $13; free for members and infants younger than 12 months; pay as you wish 4-7pm

Parade throughout the museum with the Chinatown Young Lions and learn about the festival of Lunar New Year. 

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EXPLO Info Meeting

  • Jan. 26, 2020, 2:00pm
  • Marymount School
  • 1026 Fifth Avenue, Upper East Side
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen
  • FREE Free

EXPLO info meetings give you and your family the opportunity to ask questions and get a first-hand feel for our programs.

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Draw In! Winterfest at Heckscher Museum

  • Jan. 26, 2020, 12-4pm
  • Heckscher Museum of Art
  • 2 Prime Avenue, Huntington
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Meet and create with artists Robin Cooper, enjoy an array of fun art projects, and explore their Locally Sourced exhibition!

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Mil's Trills 10th Anniversary Winter Bash!

  • Jan. 26, 2020, Pre-show workshop at 10:30am and Show at 11am
  • Shapeshifter Lab
  • 18 Whitwell Pl., Gowanus
  • All Ages
  • $45 family rate day of show; $15 individual; $10 in advance; free for babes in arms

Experience the creative process like never before with a one-of-a-kind songwriting obstacle course integrating movement, music, and visual art.

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Family Party

  • Jan. 26, 2020, 2-5pm
  • Brooklyn Museum
  • 200 Eastern Parkway, Prospect Heights
  • All Ages
  • $50; $25 kiddie ticket ages 2–13

For one afternoon only, the Beaux-Arts Court is transformed into an art party like no other! All proceeds support the Brooklyn Museum and their groundbreaking education programs.

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Open House

  • Jan. 26, 2020, 10am-12pm
  • Our Lady Queen of Apostles Regional Catholic School
  • 2 St. John's Place, Center Moriches
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Receive an individual or small group tour of the school building, given by their students and school families.

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Theatresports

  • Jan. 26, 2020, 12pm
  • Gallery Players
  • 199 14th Street, Park Slope
  • All Ages
  • $10; free for parents

A zany ensemble of professional actors presents improvisational theatre as a competitive sport with help from audience suggestions.  

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Winter Run Series 5K

  • Jan. 26, 2020, 11am
  • Sunken Meadow State Park
  • 25A and Sunken Meadow Pkwy, Kings Park
  • All Ages
  • $40 for all races in series; $15 individual race

Each of the four races in the series will be 5K in length and will include an awards ceremony, refreshments, and raffle prizes. Register online. 

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Zhou Family Band

  • Jan. 26, 2020, 2:00pm
  • Flushing Town Hall
  • 137-35 Northern Blvd, Flushing
  • All Ages
  • $18; $12 students; free for teens

Co-presented with World Music Institute, Zhou Family Band plays traditional wind and percussion music that accompanies birth and death celebrations of the people of Central-Eastern China for more than 600 years. 

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I Want to Be a Vet

  • Jan. 26, 2020, 10:00am-12:00pm
  • Alley Pond Environmental Center
  • 22475 76th Ave., Oakland Gardens
  • Young elementary
  • $24

Enjoy pretend play examining animals, look at animal x-rays, groom the rabbits, and help take care of the turtles. Students will love meeting the live animal guests. 

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Animal Care Trainee

  • Jan. 26, 2020, 10:00am-12:00pm
  • Alley Pond Environmental Center
  • 22475 76th Ave., Oakland Gardens
  • Tween
  • $24

Help care for APEC’s animals. Registration required. 

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Dog Man: The Musical

  • Jan. 26, 2020, 1:00pm and 3:00pm
  • Queens Theatre
  • 14 United Nations Avenue South, Corona
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • $15

Dog Man loves to fight crime and chew on the furniture. But can he save the city from Flippy, the cyborg fish and his army of Beasty Buildings? Will he catch Petey, the world's most evil cat? And will the boys finish the show before lunch time?

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Classical Guitar from Argentina with Carlos Pavan

  • Jan. 26, 2020, 2:00pm
  • The Voelker Orth Museum
  • 149-19 38th Ave., Flushing
  • All Ages
  • $12; $10 students

Carlos Pavan, an Argentine  classical guitarist/composer warms up the parlor with an afternoon of original compositions drawing on Argentine tango/folks dances, jazz, and classical forms.  

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History Hunters: A Kid's Life at School

  • Jan. 26, 2020, 11:00am-12:30pm
  • Museum at Eldridge Street
  • 12 Eldridge Street, Lower East Side
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult
  • $15 adults; $10 kids; free for children younger than 5

The past comes alive in this interactive family program that takes children back in time to discover what Lower East Side kids experienced at school more than 100 years ago.

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Rainbow Cupcakes Class

  • Jan. 26, 2020, 9:00-10:00am
  • Taste Buds Kitchen
  • 109 W. 27th St., 10th Floor, Chelsea
  • Pre-school & younger
  • $45

Plain old vanilla? Bore-ring! Bring on the the pizzazz, the color, the fireworks! Come cook with us and learn how to make an oh-so-delicious cupcake with rainbow colors in the cake.

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Broadway Playhouse: Charles Strouse

  • Jan. 26, 2020, 11:00am
  • Kaufman Music Center
  • 129 W. 67th St., Upper West Side
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • $25

Join Sean Hartley and the beloved Broadway Playhouse cast of zanies as they sing, clown, play games, and introduce children to the great writers of American musical theater. At each concert, children are chosen from the audience to participate in the fun! Ages 4-11.

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Sunday Funday 2019

  • Jan. 26, 2020, 9:30am-2:00pm
  • Chelsea Piers - Pier 60
  • Hudson River and West 23rd Street, Chelsea
  • All Ages
  • $150 adults; $95 children

Children’s Museum of Manhattan will host its sixth annual Sunday Funday family benefit full of family entertainment, indoor sports, games, creative workshops, and fabulous food.

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Friends of the FP Library Bargain Book Sale

  • Jan. 26, 2020, 1-4pm
  • Floral Park Library
  • 17 Caroline Place, Floral Park
  • All Ages
  • FREE Admission is free, prices vary for goods

Find your next great book...or books!

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Open House

  • Jan. 26, 2020, 10:30am-2:30pm
  • Our Lady of Providence Regional School
  • 82 Carleton Avenue, Central Islip
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Tour the school, meet the students, faculty, and parents.

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Nursery-8th grade Open House

  • Jan. 26, 2020, 10:30am-12:30pm
  • Our Lady of Peace School
  • 21 Fowler Avenue, Lynbrook
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Our Lady of Peace School exists for its students. Its commitment is to God, student, and family. By selecting Our Lady of Peace School, your child ...

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Catholic Schools Week Open House

  • Jan. 26, 2020, 11am-1pm
  • Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton Regional School
  • 2341 Washtington Ave., Bellmore
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton Regional School is a Christ-centered community which recognizes that each person is a unique gift of God. Five parishes, ...

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Bruce Explorers: Plant Pressing

  • Jan. 26, 2020, 1-2:30pm
  • Bruce Museum
  • One Museum Drive, Greenwich
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen
  • $45

This drop-off program is for children ages 7 to 15. In this workshop, budding young scientists will learn all about basic plant anatomy. They ...

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Lunar New Year Celebration for Families

  • Jan. 26, 2020, 1:00-3:00pm
  • Queens Museum
  • 111-01 Corona Ave., Flushing
  • All Ages
  • Free with museum admission ($8 adults; free for anyone younger than 19)

Join us for our annual Lunar New Year Celebration for Families! This year is celebrating the year of the Rat with folk dances, Lion Dance, and traditional arts & crafts. For the sixth year in a row, the New York Chinese Cultural Center (NYCCC) brings its signature program to the Queens Museum. This event will showcase an hour long performance program featuring professional artists and students of NYCCC’s School of the Arts, as well as a hands on Chinese Calligraphy workshop for kids and adults.

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VSCO Girl Paint Event

  • Jan. 26, 2020, 11am-12:30pm
  • Key to My Art
  • 10 West Oak Street, Amityville
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen
  • $20

Key to My Art does not use stencils or draw the image for your child - they learn to draw and paint it by themself! They CAN DO IT! No experie...

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On Stage At Kingsborough Presents: Charlotte's Web

  • Jan. 26, 2020, 2pm
  • On Stage At Kingsborough Presents
  • 2001 Oriental Boulevard, Brooklyn
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult
  • $12

Based on the novel by E.B. White Adaptation by Joseph Robinette Design & Original Direction by Andrew Rasmussen Original Music Composition &...

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Adult Book Club

  • Jan. 26, 2020, 4-5pm
  • Andersons Larchmont
  • 96 Chatsworth Avenue, Larchmont
  • Adult
  • FREE

The Book Club is reading "The Dutch House" by Ann Patchett and "There, There" by Tommy Orange. You have the option of...

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Oshogatsu: New Year’s Celebration

  • Jan. 26, 2020, 1:00-4:00pm
  • Japan Society
  • 333 E 47th St, New York
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult, All Ages
  • $18; $10 members

Celebrate the New Year Japanese-style with our Oshogatsu event filled with the traditional activities of rice pounding, calligraphy, lion dancing a...

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Free Workshop - You Can Be a Photographer: Photography for Marketing

  • Jan. 26, 2020, 1:00-4:00pm
  • RCS Professional Services
  • 244 East 58th St., New York
  • Tween, Teen
  • FREE FREE

Have you ever wanted to make awesome edits to your photos? In this workshop, students will learn how to put a sunset and a starry night sky into th...

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St. Aidan School Open House

  • Jan. 26, 2020, 10am-12:30pm
  • St. Aidan Upper and Lower School
  • 510/525 Willis Avenue, Williston Park
  • All Ages
  • FREE

See how a Catholic Education will benefit your child. The St. Aidan School has full day Nursery through 8th Grade, after school care, enrichme...

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Sunday at the Sanctuary - All Creatures Kind and Caring

  • Jan. 26, 2020, 12-2pm
  • Catherine Violet Hubbard Foundation
  • Reed Intermediate School, 3 Trades Lane, Newtown
  • All Ages
  • FREE

All animals thrive from kindness, but different animals require different support. Come meet the ambassador animals and learn how to care for them!...

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Nothing Taboo

  • Jan. 26, 2020, 6:30-8:30pm
  • Lunya
  • 255 Elizabeth Street, NoLita
  • Adult
  • $40 until January 15th; $50 after January 16th

Indulge in some Sunday evening fun at the romantic Bedroom at Lunya where New York City's finest, most hilarious female comedians will bri...

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Open House for Admissions

  • Jan. 26, 2020, 12pm
  • St. Mary's Elementary School
  • 1340 Northern Boulevard, Manhasset
  • All Ages
  • FREE

With small classes, an emphasis on shared values, state-of-the-art technology, and exciting after-school activities, St. Mary's Elementary Scho...

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My Gym Pizza & Play Party

  • Jan. 26, 2020, 11:30am-1pm
  • My Gym Nanuet
  • 249 WEST RTE. 59 , Nanuet
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • $20; $10 members

Pizza & Play Party! Bring the family for an afternoon of FUN! Kids will have a blast with adventures, games, gymnastics, dancing and MORE! Pizz...

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Broadway Playhouse: Charles Strouse

  • Jan. 26, 2020, 11:00am
  • Merkin Hall at Kaufman Music Center
  • 129 W. 67th St., New York
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • $20

You'll enjoy a mini-production of Annie (1977) and hear songs from the Elvis-inspired Bye Bye Birdie (1960) and more. Some kids will be chosen to join the cast on stage to play a game called "It's a Hard Knock Life."

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Winterfest

  • Jan. 26, 2020, 1-4pm
  • Sands Point Preserve
  • 127 Middle Neck Road, Sands Point
  • All Ages
  • $20 per car; $10 members

A celebration of the coldest season is fun inside Hempstead House, where the fireplaces roar, and the mansion is filled with exciting family activi...

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Pierce Camps - Weekend Camp Tours

  • Jan. 11, 2020 - Jan. 26, 2020 , 1/11-12 and 1/25-26, 12-3pm
  • Pierce Country Day Camp
  • 37 Mineola Avenue, Roslyn
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Visit the beautiful camp and learn about their program and facilities with their very knowledgeable team and directors.

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Family Art Project: Bronx Photo & Poetry Archive Story

  • Jan. 25, 2020 - Jan. 26, 2020 , 10am-1pm
  • Wave Hill
  • West 249th Street and Independence Avenue, Bronx
  • All Ages
  • $10; $6 students and seniors 65 and older; $4 children 6 and older; free for children younger than 6 and free admission to grounds on Saturday until noon.

Create “choreo-poems” to help capture the stories of the people of the Bronx.

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Chinese New Year

  • Jan. 25, 2020 - Jan. 26, 2020 , 10am-5pm
  • Stepping Stones Museum for Children
  • 303 West Ave., Norwalk
  • All Ages
  • $15; $10 seniors 62 and older; free for children younger than 1, members and active duty military personnel and their families within the same household.

Celebrate with traditional performances and a Chinese New Year children’s parade.

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Hudson Chorale Goes Classic

  • Jan. 25, 2020 - Jan. 26, 2020 , 3pm
  • The Chapel at Maryknoll
  • 55 Ryder Road, Ossining
  • All Ages
  • $30; $25 in advance; $10 students

Celebrate the great German composers of the 18th and 19th centuries, Joseph Haydn, Ludvig van Beethoven, and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. 

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Year of the Golden Rat: Nai Ni Chen Dance

  • Jan. 25, 2020 - Jan. 26, 2020 , 2pm
  • New Jersey Performing Arts Center
  • 1 Center St., Newark
  • All Ages
  • $27-$35

NJPAC’s Lizzie & Jonathan Tisch Stage at Victoria Theater will be transformed into a stunning garden of flowers, along with majestic dragons, acrobatic lions, elegant peacocks, twirling ribbons, and more to dazzle the senses.

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AKC Meet the Breeds 2020

  • Jan. 25, 2020 - Jan. 26, 2020 , Saturday and Sunday, 10:00am-5:00pm
  • Jacob K. Javits Convention Center
  • 429 11th Ave, Midtown
  • All Ages
  • $32

This family-friendly, educational extravaganza gives animal lovers the unique opportunity to meet and play with hundreds of adorable dogs and cats while learning about responsible pet ownership.

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Pow Comic Con

  • Jan. 25, 2020 - Jan. 26, 2020 , 10am-6pm
  • Brooklyn Expo Center
  • 72 Noble St., Greenpoint
  • All Ages
  • $20-$34

Created by fans for fans, Pow Comic Con brings together the best in Comic Books, Collectibles, Gaming, Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Cosplay, Horror, and all things pop culture.

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Galli's: The Princess and the Pea

  • Jan. 25, 2020 - Jan. 26, 2020 , Saturdays and Sundays, 2:00pm
  • Galli Theater
  • 74 Warren Street, New York
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • $20 adults; $15 children

Prince Prince is looking for a princess. After a failed attempt at speed dating, the right woman shows up at his door. Only the Royal Pea Test will reveal if she is a true princess.

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Disney's Cinderella Kids Performance

  • Jan. 25, 2020 - Jan. 26, 2020 , See website for days and times
  • 92nd Street Y
  • 1395 Lexington Ave., Upper East Side
  • All Ages
  • $15

This adaptation of the treasured animated film will charm its way into your heart.

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42nd Street Young Performers Edition Performance

  • Jan. 25, 2020 - Jan. 26, 2020 , Saturday, 7:00pm; Sunday 4:00pm
  • 92nd Street Y
  • 1395 Lexington Ave., Upper East Side
  • All Ages
  • $15

The ultimate show-biz musical, 42nd Street is a celebration of Broadway, Times Square, and the people who make the magic of musical theater. 

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Free Crafts for Kids: Off to the Races! Car

  • Jan. 25, 2020 - Jan. 26, 2020 , 11am-3pm
  • Lakeshore Learning Store
  • 2079 Hillside Ave., New Hyde Park
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Visit the store and make a car that really moves to take home. 

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The Chapel at Maryknoll

  • Jan. 25, 2020 - Jan. 26, 2020 , 3-4:30pm
  • The Chapel at Maryknoll
  • 55 Ryder Rd, Ossining
  • Tween, Teen, Adult
  • $30; $25 in advance; $10 students

Beethoven, Haydn and Mozart—Glorious music in a glorious space Hudson Chorale is pulling out all of the big guns of the classical period for ...

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Amazon Treasure Truck: 'New Year, New You'

  • Jan. 25, 2020 - Jan. 26, 2020 , Saturday and Sunday, 10:00am-6:00pm
  • The Altman Building
  • 135 W 18th St, New York
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Outfit yourself with the newest workout apparel and tech accessories from Under Armour and Samsung. Then, pop by our smoothie bar for delicious dem...

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Random Farms Kids' Theater presents Urinetown

  • Jan. 24, 2020 - Jan. 26, 2020 , Friday, 8pm; Saturday, 2pm and 8pm; Sunday, 2pm
  • Tarrytown Music Hall
  • 13 Main St., Tarrytown
  • All Ages
  • $20-$25

The Random Farms Kids' Theater perform this Broadway hit. 

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The Addams Family

  • Jan. 24, 2020 - Jan. 26, 2020 , Friday, 7pm; Saturday, 2pm and 7pm; Sunday, 2pm
  • Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center
  • 76 Main Street, Westhampton Beach
  • All Ages
  • $18

They're creepy and they're kooky, mysterious and spooky- and they also sing! This entertaining musical, from the television classic, lights...

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ELEPHANT IN THE ROOM, Plays You Can't Ignore

  • Jan. 24, 2020 - Jan. 26, 2020 , Friday and Saturday at 7:30pm, Sunday at 3:00pm
  • Five Angels Theater
  • 789 Tenth Avenue, 2nd Floor, New York
  • Tween, Teen, Adult
  • FREE

ELEPHANT IN THE ROOM, Plays You Can't Ignore

We have to admit - it's time for the 2020 2-on-2s - our annual production of short music...

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New York Boat Show

  • Jan. 22, 2020 - Jan. 26, 2020 , Wed.-Fri., 12:00-9:00pm; Sat. 10:00am-9:00pm; Sun. 10:00am-6:00pm
  • Jacob Javits Center
  • 655 W. 34th St., Chelsea
  • All Ages
  • $16; free for children younger than 13

The Progressive® Insurance New York Boat Show will return to the Javits Center with new model boats, boating gear, accessories, and more. 

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OPEN HOUSE

  • Jan. 23, 2020 - Jan. 29, 2020 , 1/23 and 1/29, 7-9pm
  • M.A.T.S.S. Kids'- Syosset Center
  • 171 Eileen Way, Syosset
  • Adult
  • FREE

Learn more about their Rainbow of Programs- School Curriculum, Daycare options, and more. RSVP please.

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Kids Create

  • Jan. 02, 2020 - Feb. 27, 2020 , select Thursdays, 4-5pm
  • Brooklyn Public Library — Central Library
  • 10 Grand Army Plaza, Prospect Heights
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Get creative with art projects. Ages 6-12. 

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Mommy & Me

  • Jan. 06, 2020 - Feb. 10, 2020 , select 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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School of Rock - Drumming

  • Jan. 18, 2020 - Jan. 25, 2020 , Saturdays, 3-3:45pm
  • East Islip Public Library
  • 381 E Main Street, East Islip
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Learn early drumming techniques and rhythms. Registration required. Grades 2-5.

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Seussical the Musical

  • Jan. 19, 2020 - Jan. 26, 2020 , See website for schedule
  • The Play Group Theatre
  • 1 North Broadway, Suite 111, White Plains
  • All Ages
  • $15-$18

Weaving together the tales of Horton the Elephant, Cat in the Hat, Gertrude McFuzz, Jojo, and many other familiar faces, Seussical transports you to places you can only dream about!

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Under The Big Top Extravaganza

  • Jan. 25, 2020 - Feb. 01, 2020 , Saturdays, 11am
  • CM Performing Arts Center
  • 931 Montauk Hwy., Oakdale
  • All Ages
  • $15

Bring the family to "The Greatest Show on Earth!"

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The Rainbow Fish Musical

  • Jan. 18, 2020 - Jan. 26, 2020 , Saturdays, 11am; Sundays, 12pm; 1/20, 11am
  • The Showplace at Bellmore Movies
  • 222 Pettit Avenue, Bellmore
  • All Ages
  • $12

See the international bestseller and award-winning book brought to life. 

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Seussical The Musical

  • Jan. 18, 2020 - Jan. 26, 2020 , Saturdays, 8p; Sundays and Monday, 2pm
  • The Play Group Theatre
  • 1North Broadway, Suite 111, White Plains
  • All Ages
  • $18; $15 senior citizens and children younger than 12

Seussical the musical Oh the thinks you can think! ...when you think about Seuss! Seussical is a fun and fantastical musical about friendship, unit...

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Thunderbird American Indian Dancers' in Concert!

  • Jan. 24, 2020 - Feb. 02, 2020 , Fridays and Saturdays, 8:00pm; Saturdays and Sundays, 3:00pm
  • Theater for the New City
  • 155 First Ave., East Village
  • All Ages
  • $15

There will be dances, stories, and traditional music from Native Peoples of the Northeast, Southwest, and Great Plains regions.

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Art Show: Bedford

  • Jan. 24, 2020 - Feb. 02, 2020 , 1/25, 1/26, and 1/31-2/2 from 11am-5pm
  • St. Matthew's Fellowship
  • 382 Cantitoe St., Bedford
  • All Ages
  • FREE Admission is free, prices vary for goods

Over forty artists will participate in this year’s show, selling paintings, photographs and sculpture, as well as hand-made jewelry, glass items, and pottery at all price points.

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Frost Fest

  • Jan. 24, 2020 - Feb. 02, 2020 , See website for days and times
  • Bryant Park
  • 40th Street between Fifth and Sixth avenues, Midtown
  • All Ages
  • FREE

A winter celebration with live entertainment, Bumper Cars on Ice, an Igloo Experience, and more!

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The Transfiguration Of Benjamin Banneker

  • Jan. 23, 2020 - Feb. 02, 2020 , Thursdays through Saturdays, 7:00p; Sundays, 3:00pm
  • La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club
  • 66 E. 4th St., East Village
  • Tween, Teen, Adult
  • $25; $20 students and seniors

A multi-disciplinary spectacle with a marching band, dancers, 12-foot puppets, shadow puppetry, and moving projection screens. This event celebrates the life of Benjamin Banneker, a free black man living in Maryland from 1731 to 1806, who made important scientific discoveries.

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Zumbini

  • Jan. 02, 2020 - Feb. 13, 2020 , select Thursdays, 11-11:45am
  • Nyack Library
  • 59 South Broadway, Nyack
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Children ages 1-4 will love this super fun music and movement class! Registration required. 

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Art Buffet

  • Jan. 13, 2020 - Jan. 27, 2020 , Monday 1/13 and 1/27, 4:00pm
  • New York Public Library - Webster Library
  • 1465 York Ave., Upper East Side
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

An hour of uninterrupted, creative fun. Pick and choose from craft supplies to make a masterpiece to take home.

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Friendship Bracelet Club

  • Jan. 14, 2020 - Jan. 28, 2020 , 1/14 and 1/28, 3:00-3:45pm
  • Queens Library - Queens Village Branch
  • 94-11 217 Street, Queens Village
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Learn how to make a bracelet for your bestie in this two-part series.

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Family Pre-School Hour with A TIME FOR KIDS, INC.

  • Jan. 14, 2020 - Jan. 28, 2020 , Tuesdays, 1-2pm
  • Floral Park Library
  • 17 Caroline Place, Floral Park
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Singing, dancing, storytelling, and a craft. For ages 18 months-pre-school age. Registration required.  

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Snow Babies with A TIME FOR KIDS, INC.

  • Jan. 14, 2020 - Jan. 28, 2020 , Tuesdays, 12-12:30pm
  • Floral Park Library
  • 17 Caroline Place, Floral Park
  • Baby
  • FREE

Early literacy, language development, socialization, and group play skills are introduced in this class. Ages 9-17 months. Registration required.

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Bilingual Birdies Mandarin Series

  • Jan. 17, 2020 - Jan. 31, 2020 , Friday 1/17 and 1/31, 11:15am
  • New York Public Library - Seward Park Branch
  • 192 East Broadway, Lower East Side
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Bilingual Birdies will take families on a magical journey to learn words in Mandarin and explore fun new themes!

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Family Game Day at Sony Square NYC

  • Jan. 25, 2020 - Feb. 08, 2020 , Saturdays, 12:00pm-3:00pm EST
  • Sony Square NYC
  • 25 Madison Ave, New York, NY 10010, New York
  • All Ages
  • FREE free

Sony Square NYC invites you for the next three Saturdays (01/25/20, 02/01/20, 02/08/20) to bring the whole family in for some friendly competition....

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Chinese Rhyme Songs

  • Jan. 07, 2020 - Jan. 25, 2020 , Tuesday 1/7 and Saturdays, 11:30am
  • George Bruce New York Public Library
  • 518 W. 125th St., Harlem
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Learn popular Chinese rhyme songs. Best for children ages 0-5 years.

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Unplugged Play

  • Jan. 09, 2020 - Jan. 27, 2020 , 1/9, 6:30-7:30pm; 1/27, 4-5:30pm
  • Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library, Main Library
  • 10 W. Ramapo Road , Garnerville
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Play all kinds of board games.

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Daddy & Me Animal Show

  • Jan. 06, 2020 - Jan. 25, 2020 , 1/6 and 1/25, 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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Tot Art

  • Jan. 03, 2020 - Jan. 31, 2020 , Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, 10:30-11am, **LIBRARY CLOSED 1/20**
  • Brooklyn Public Library, Flatlands
  • 2065 Flatbush Ave. at Ave. P, Bergen Beach
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Join the library for a creative art session geared for 0-5 year olds.

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Family Studio: Science

  • Jan. 04, 2020 - Jan. 25, 2020 , Saturdays, 1pm
  • Hudson River Museum
  • 511 Warburton Avenue, Yonkers
  • All Ages
  • $8; $5 seniors 62 and older, students, veterans; $4 ages 3-18; free for members and children younger than 3

Use sticks, leaves, moss, and other organic materials to construct a tabletop squirrel treehouse. 

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Saturday Storytime

  • Jan. 04, 2020 - Mar. 28, 2020 , Saturdays, 11am-12pm
  • Brooklyn Public Library, Gerritsen Beach
  • 2808 Gerritsen Ave., Gerritsen Beach
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Enjoy storytime with family and friends! Ages 3-5. 

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Saturday Storytime

  • Jan. 04, 2020 - Jan. 25, 2020 , Saturdays, 2-2:45pm
  • Brooklyn Public Library, Bedford
  • 496 Franklin Avenue, Prospect Heights
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud. All ages welcome!

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Beaded Jewelry

  • Jan. 04, 2020 - Jan. 25, 2020 , Saturdays, 11am-12pm
  • Brooklyn Public Library, Homecrest
  • 2525 Coney Island Ave. at Ave. V , Bensonhurst
  • Teen
  • FREE

Make beautiful bracelets using beads.

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Saturday Storytime

  • Jan. 04, 2020 - Jan. 25, 2020 , Saturdays, 11-11:45am
  • Brooklyn Public Library, Kings Highway
  • 2115 Ocean Ave., Sheepshead Bay
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud.

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Saturday Storytime

  • Jan. 04, 2020 - Jan. 25, 2020 , Saturdays, 12-12:45pm
  • Brooklyn Public Library, New Lots
  • 665 New Lots Avenue at Barbey St., East New York
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud.

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Saturday Storytime

  • Jan. 04, 2020 - Jan. 25, 2020 , Saturdays, 10:30-11:15am
  • Brooklyn Public Library, Saratoga
  • 8 Thomas S. Boyland St. at Macon St., Ocean Hill
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Children’s programs may include films, crafts, games, open play sessions, technology and other activities. Ages 3-5.

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Cinema Saturdays

  • Jan. 04, 2020 - Jan. 25, 2020 , Saturdays, 2:30-4:30pm
  • Forest Hills Library
  • 108-19 71 Ave., Forest Hills
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Be entertained by the magic of the movies including “Abominable,” "The Angry Birds Movie 2," "Pokémon Detective Pikachu,” and "Peter Pan." 

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R&R: Shabbat at the JCC

  • Jan. 04, 2020 - Jan. 25, 2020 , Saturdays, 2:00-5:00pm
  • Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan
  • 334 Amsterdam Ave, Upper West Side
  • All Ages
  • FREE Free

Make your Shabbat afternoon special and experience our community with workshops in art, yoga, meditation, food, music, lectures, film, creative art projects, spa experiences, and indoor and outdoor play.

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Latin American Drumming

  • Jan. 04, 2020 - Jan. 25, 2020 , Saturdays, 11:30am
  • Hamilton Grange Library
  • 503 W. 145th St., Upper Manhattan
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Using his collection of exotic instruments, percussionist Norberto Goldberg explores the tropical rhythms of Latin America, the Caribbean, and beyond, and demonstrates how these beats have shaped and been shaped by other cultures. Ages 2-5 years.

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Read to our New York Therapy Dog!

  • Jan. 04, 2020 - Jan. 25, 2020 , Saturdays, 10:30am
  • New York Public Library - Webster Library
  • 1465 York Ave., Upper East Side
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Read to therapy dog Tugboat! Pre-registration required for each 15-minute slot.

 

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Studio Saturdays

  • Jan. 04, 2020 - Mar. 28, 2020 , Saturdays, 12-3pm
  • Nassau County Museum of Art
  • 1 Museum Drive, Roslyn Harbor
  • All Ages
  • $12; $8 seniors 62 and older; $4 children ages 4-12 and students with valid photo ID; free for members and children younger than 4

Drop into The Manes Education Center for hands-on activities inspired by current exhibitions.

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Family Game Days at Mystic Aquarium

  • Jan. 04, 2020 - Jan. 25, 2020 , Saturdays, 11am-3pm
  • Mystic Aquarium
  • 55 Coogan Blvd, Mystic
  • All Ages
  • $29.99; $26.24 seniors; $22.24 child

Take your pick from a variety of fun games and activities in the Main Gallery including: Jumbo Checkers, Giant Four-in-a-Row, Supersize Building Bl...

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Shark-Feeding Demonstrations

  • Jan. 05, 2020 - Apr. 26, 2020 , Sundays, 10:30am
  • THE MARITIME AQUARIUM AT NORWALK
  • 10 N. Water Street, Norwalk
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult
  • $26.95 admission plus $12; $24.95 ages 65 and older admission plus $12; $19.95 ages 3-12 admission plus $8

There's just a railing between participants and the sharks as the predators snap at food presented to them on a long pole. Reserve tickets online. 

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Family Sundays

  • Jan. 05, 2020 - Mar. 29, 2020 , Sundays, family tour at 1pm; drop in between 1:30-4pm
  • Nassau County Museum of Art
  • 1 Museum Drive, Roslyn Harbor
  • All Ages
  • $3 materials fee per child for Non-Members plus admission: $12; $8 seniors 62 and older; $4 children ages 4-12 and students with valid photo ID; free for members and children younger than 4

Reconnect while talking about and making art together.

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Arts & Crafts Sunday

  • Jan. 05, 2020 - Jan. 26, 2020 , Sundays, 1-3pm
  • Andersons Larchmont
  • 96 Chatsworth Avenue, Larchmont
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Make Winter Crafts- snowmen, penguins, polar bears, and more! Crafts available while they last - on a first come, first serve basis. Ages 4 & u...

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Mother Goose Play Time

  • Jan. 06, 2020 - Jan. 27, 2020 , Mondays, 10:30-11:30am **LIBRARY CLOSED 1/20**
  • White Plains Public Library
  • 100 Martine Ave., White Plains
  • Baby
  • FREE

A morning of free play, rhymes, songs, and stories that encourage early literacy skills for little ones from birth up to age 2 with a caregiver.

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Pre-School Storytime

  • Jan. 06, 2020 - Jan. 27, 2020 , Mondays, 10:30-11:30am **CLOSED 1/20**
  • Brooklyn Public Library, Stone Avenue
  • 581 Mother Gaston Boulevard, Brownsville
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Join the library for an hour of song, stories, crafts, and play. For kids ages 3-5 years.

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Baby Sign Language and Literacy Series

  • Jan. 06, 2020 - Jan. 27, 2020 , Mondays, 1:15pm (no session 1/20)
  • New York Public Library - 58th Street Branch
  • 127 East 58th Street, Midtown
  • Baby
  • FREE

Learn American Sign Language through songs, stories, and play. Best for ages 0-18 months. Registration required.

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Learn American Sign Language

  • Jan. 06, 2020 - Jan. 27, 2020 , Mondays, 7pm **NO SESSION 1/20**
  • Rockville Centre Library
  • 221 N Village Ave, Rockville Centre
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

This 30-minute intro class will teach you the basics. Registration required. For grades K-5.

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Teen Hangout (Formerly Teen Room)

  • Jan. 06, 2020 - Jan. 27, 2020 , select weekdays, 3-4pm
  • Mineola Memorial Library
  • 195 Marcellus Road, Mineola
  • Tween, Teen
  • FREE

Play games and unwind in the community room.  Enjoy the Xbox or Wii games.  Bring your own games or simply hang out. Grades 5-12.

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Gaming Hour

  • Jan. 07, 2020 - Jan. 28, 2020 , Tuesdays, 4:30-5:30pm
  • Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library, Village Branch
  • 85 Main St. , Haverstraw
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Play the Nintendo Switch and the PS4 on the big screen! Ages 6-13.

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Teen Tech Time

  • Jan. 07, 2020 - Mar. 31, 2020 , Tuesdays, 4-5pm
  • Brooklyn Public Library — Central Library
  • 10 Grand Army Plaza, Prospect Heights
  • Teen
  • FREE

Battle for supremacy playing SuperSmash Brothers or racing to the number 1 spot in Mario Kart. 

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Windsor Terrace Library's Miss Cindy's Toddler Time!

  • Jan. 07, 2020 - Jan. 28, 2020 , Tuesdays, 10:30-11:30am
  • Church of the Holy Apostles
  • 612 Greenwood Ave., Brooklyn
  • Baby
  • FREE

A closed Windsor Terrace Library isn't going to stop Miss Cindy's Toddler Time!

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Storytime

  • Jan. 07, 2020 - Jan. 28, 2020 , Tuesdays, 10:30am-12pm
  • Brooklyn Public Library, Brower Park
  • 725 St. Marks Ave. at Nostrand Ave., Brooklyn
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Storytime with songs and fingerplay, playtime afterwards.

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Story Play

  • Jan. 07, 2020 - Jan. 28, 2020 , Tuesdays, 11-11:30am
  • Brooklyn Public Library, New Utrecht
  • 1743 86th St. at Bay 17th St., Bath Beach
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Kids 0-5 and their caregivers can visit the library to build early literacy skills while having fun!

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Preschool Storytime

  • Jan. 07, 2020 - Jan. 28, 2020 , Tuesdays, 10:30-11:15am
  • Brooklyn Public Library, Saratoga
  • 8 Thomas S. Boyland St. at Macon St., Ocean Hill
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Tween
  • FREE

Story time fun for kids 0 to 5 years!

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STEAM Ahead

  • Jan. 07, 2020 - Jan. 28, 2020 , Tuesdays, 4:00-5:00pm
  • Queens Library - St. Albans Branch
  • 191-05 Linden Boulevard, St. Albans
  • Tween
  • FREE

Develop your problem-solving skills using science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics. Have fun coding. Build an automatic street lamp, radio announcer, robots, remote control vehicles, and more. For grades 4 and above.

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SuPPort

  • Jan. 07, 2020 - Jan. 28, 2020 , Tuesdays, 11am-12pm
  • Middle Country Public Library Selden Building
  • 575 Middle Country Road, Selden
  • Baby, Adult
  • FREE

A free group for moms feeling stress, anxiety, and depression.

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Learn the Ukulele

  • Jan. 07, 2020 - Jan. 28, 2020 , Tuesdays, 7-8pm
  • Middle Country Public Library
  • 101 Eastwood Blvd., Centereach
  • Teen
  • FREE

Learn to play the ukulele with professional music instructor Adam. Bring your own if you have one. Registration required. 

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Board Games

  • Jan. 07, 2020 - Jan. 28, 2020 , Tuesdays, 4:00pm (no session 7/21)
  • New York Public Library - Kips Bay
  • 446 Third Ave., Kips Bay
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Kids can enjoy a variety of fun board games!

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Preschool Stories, Songs and Crafts

  • Jan. 08, 2020 - Jan. 29, 2020 , Wednesday 10:30-11am
  • Ruth Keeler Memorial Library
  • 276 Titicus Road, North Salem
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Preschool stories, songs, and crafts for children ages 3-5 years old.

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Babies and Books

  • Jan. 08, 2020 - Feb. 26, 2020 , Wednesdays, 10am OR 10:30am
  • Brooklyn Public Library — Central Library
  • 10 Grand Army Plaza, Prospect Heights
  • Baby
  • FREE

Hear delightful stories, learn fun songs and rhymes, play with toys, and meet other families and caregivers in your neighborhood. For ages 0-18 months. Pick up a free ticket the morning of the program.

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Chess Club

  • Jan. 08, 2020 - Mar. 25, 2020 , Wednesdays, 3:30-5:30pm
  • Brooklyn Public Library, Brooklyn Heights
  • 109 Remsen St., Brooklyn Heights
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Play a game with other kids in the neighborhood and watch yourself become a master while having fun!

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Story Time

  • Jan. 08, 2020 - Jan. 29, 2020 , Wednesdays, 10:30-11:30am
  • Brooklyn Public Library, Brower Park
  • 725 St. Marks Ave. at Nostrand Ave., Brooklyn
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Stories and songs at the library.

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Sing Play and Learn in Spanish/Canta, Juega, y aprende español!

  • Jan. 08, 2020 - Jan. 29, 2020 , Wednesdays, 3:30pm
  • New York Public Library - St. Agnes branch
  • 444 Amsterdam Ave., Upper West Side
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Activities include music and movement, award-winning illustrated songbooks and games, counting, reading, creating simple rhythmic patterns, and coloring sheets to reinforce the Spanish vocabulary. Recommended ages 2-5 years.

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Early Readers Storytime

  • Jan. 08, 2020 - Jan. 29, 2020 , Wednesdays, 4:00pm
  • 67th Street Library
  • 328 East 67th Street, Lenox Hill
  • Young elementary
  • FREE

Discuss a book within the framework of an opening question. Then enjoy a craft or related reading activity.

 

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Young Readers Read Aloud

  • Jan. 08, 2020 - Jan. 29, 2020 , Wednesdays, 4:30pm
  • 67th Street Library
  • 328 East 67th Street, Lenox Hill
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Following the practices of guided and shared reading, participants will read one book throughout the month, taking turns to read aloud.

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Video Game Club

  • Jan. 09, 2020 - Jan. 30, 2020 , Thursdays, 3-5pm
  • Greenburgh Library
  • 300 Tarrytown Road, Elmsford
  • Tween, Teen
  • FREE

Use the library’s consoles and games or bring some of yours and play with fellow gamers! For middle and high school age.

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Story Play

  • Jan. 09, 2020 - Jan. 30, 2020 , Thursdays, 1-1:30pm
  • Brooklyn Public Library, New Utrecht
  • 1743 86th St. at Bay 17th St., Bath Beach
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Kids 0-5 and their caregivers can visit the library to build early literacy skills while having fun!

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QBH Community Architects League Series 1: Kids Going Green

  • Jan. 09, 2020 - Jan. 30, 2020 , Thursdays, 4:00-5:30pm
  • Queens Library - Queensboro Hill Branch
  • 60-05 Main St., Flushing
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

The children will use tablets to learn about and explore the importance of animal conservation. Then they will design and build their own sustainable communities using various interactive architecture building sets. For children ages 5-12.

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New Mothers Group

  • Jan. 09, 2020 - Jan. 30, 2020 , Thursdays, 10-11am
  • Andersons Larchmont
  • 96 Chatsworth Avenue, Larchmont
  • Adult
  • FREE

Meet new moms, get support with all things breastfeeding and mothering. Ideal for moms with babies 0-1 year. To sign-up, and for more information, ...

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Friday Fun

  • Jan. 10, 2020 - Jan. 31, 2020 , Fridays, 4-5pm
  • Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library, Village Branch
  • 85 Main St, Haverstraw
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Enjoy a different program every week. Ages 5-13. 

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The Bridges Academy Open House

  • Jan. 10, 2020 - Jan. 31, 2020 , 1/10 and 1/31, 9:30-11:30am
  • The Bridges Academy
  • 339 Snedecor Aavenue, West Islip
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween, Adult
  • FREE

Tour The Bridges Academy to learn about their academically enriched programs for toddlers through 8th graders.

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