Select Region
Helping Parents Make Better Decisions

Read about August family activities

Things To Do

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.

Family Calendar - Select date, ages, event type, and more!
Choose Date Range
Choose Region
Choose Your Interests
Age Group

VIRTUAL STEAM Workshop: Paper Marbling

  • Aug. 21, 2020, 12-1PM
  • Lewis H. Latimer House Museum
  • 3441 137 th St., Flushing
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • Pay as you wish.

Join us for a unique virtual program! Discover chemistry in art! Paper marbling is an ancient technique that produces patterns that imitate smooth ...

load more

Binx The Magician

  • Aug. 14, 2020 - Aug. 28, 2020 , 3-5pm
  • Empire Outlets
  • 55 Richmond Terrace, Staten Island
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Each kid (ages 12 and younger) in attendance will receive a coupon for a free cone or cup of custard from Shake Shack.


load more

VIRTUAL: Cooking with Rinku Bhattacharya: Beat the Heat - Light & Lively Meals

  • Jul. 24, 2020 - Aug. 14, 2020 , Fridays, 4-4:45pm
  • Mount Kisco Public Library
  • 100 E. Main St., Mount Kisco
  • Teen, Adult
  • FREE

Back By Popular Demand! Join Rinku in her kitchen on Friday afternoons to create light and easy summer dishes.

July 24: ...

load more

POST-PAUSE Glow in the Park Summer Series

  • Jul. 11, 2020 - Sep. 05, 2020 , Saturdays, 6pm
  • The Adventure Park at Long Island
  • 75 Colonial Springs Road , Wheatley Heights
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult
  • See website for details

The Adventure Park at Long Island is kicking off their Glow in the Park series for the 2020 season, Saturday nights from 7/11 through 9/5. Enj...

load more

ONLINE Ruins: Forbidden Treasure

  • May. 01, 2020 - Sep. 01, 2020 , See website for schedule
  • The Escape Game
  • ,
  • Tween, Teen, Adult
  • $25 per person

Play The Escape Game’s newest game, Ruins: Forbidden Treasure, from anywhere in the world using Zoom. Control an avatar wearing a live feed c...

load more

T. rex: The Ultimate Predator

  • Mar. 11, 2019 - Aug. 09, 2020 , daily, 10am-5:45pm
  • The American Museum of Natural History
  • 200 Central Park West , Upper West Side
  • All Ages
  • Free with admission: $23; $18 seniors and students; $13 for children ages 2-12

This exhibit will reveal the amazing story of the most iconic dinosaur in the world through life-sized models, a virtual reality experience, and more.

load more