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Digital Media and the Developing Brain

  • Mar. 05, 2020, 7pm
  • Charles B. Wang Center Theater, Stony Brook University
  • 100 Nicolls Rd., Stony Brook
  • Teen, Adult
  • FREE

Join Children and Screens: Institute of Digital Media and Child Development in partnership with Stony Brook University for an expert panel discussi...

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March Toddler Socials at Bright Horizons

  • Mar. 01, 2020 - Mar. 31, 2020 , Varies per location
  • Bright Horizons
  • Centers throughout NYC, New York
  • Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Led by Bright Horizons teachers and staff, toddler socials offer parents a chance to socialize with other parents and experience the types of ...

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Broadway for Babies presents The Sound of Music!

  • Feb. 27, 2020, 10:30am
  • Class Space
  • 243 Smith St, Brooklyn
  • Pre-school & younger, Adult
  • $35; $30 online

The Hills Are Alive with The Sound of Music! Join Broadway for Babies to sing and dance your way through the classic Rodger's and Hammerstein m...

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Broadway for Babies presents The Sound of Music!

  • Feb. 27, 2020, 4pm
  • Recess Dumbo
  • 81 Washington Street, Brooklyn
  • Pre-school & younger, Adult
  • $35; $30 online

The Hills Are Alive with The Sound of Music! Join Broadway for Babies to sing and dance your way through the classic Rodger's and Hammerstein m...

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Babytime with A Time for Kids

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

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

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Scout Night Meet-up - Wolves: Digging up the Past

  • Feb. 28, 2020, 5:30-7pm
  • Long Island Science Center
  • 40 Peconic Ave, Riverhead
  • Tween
  • $10

Wolf Scouts, join the Long Island Science Center for a fun evening of play and learning. Meet fellow scout groups and complete your Digging in the ...

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Kids Paint Night

  • Feb. 28, 2020, 7-8:30pm
  • Railyard Arts Studio
  • 621 Route 22, Croton Falls
  • Tween
  • $30

Grab a friend and join Railyard Arts Studio for their Paint Night for Kids! You'll learn different painting techniques and head home with a won...

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Science Saturday Workshop: Amusement Park Physics

  • Feb. 29, 2020, 2-3pm
  • The Long Island Science Center
  • 40 Peconic Ave, Riverhead
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • $10 admission plus, $5 instructor led workshop fee; both are free for members

Ever wonder how amusement park rides work? Explore the laws of motion and learn how force and gravity work on your favorite rides.

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Photography Workshop

  • Feb. 29, 2020, 3-4:30pm
  • Stories Bookshop + Storytelling Lab
  • 458 Bergen Street, Park Slope
  • Tween
  • $45

Calling all budding photographers: Join Stories Bookshop + Storytelling Lab for this introductory workshop. Explore how photography can be used to ...

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Road To College: Essential Steps

  • Mar. 04, 2020, 6:30pm
  • Rye Free Reading Room
  • 1061 Boston Post Rd, Rye
  • Teen, Adult
  • FREE

Dr. Tony Di Giacomo, educator & founder of Novella Prep, will explain to parents & students in grades 8-11 what steps they need to follow i...

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The Building Blocks Of Poetry

  • Mar. 07, 2020, 1:00-2:30pm
  • Queens Library - Jackson Heights Branch
  • 35-51 81st St., Jackson Heights
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen
  • FREE

Learn the basic tools of language that poets use (metaphor, rhyme, alliteration, etc.) and incorporate while building poems.

 

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Purim Hamentaschen Bake

  • Mar. 08, 2020, 10:30am-12:30 pm
  • Commonpoint Queens
  • 67-09 108th Street, Forest Hills
  • All Ages
  • $18 per person; $36 per family (up to 4 people)

Mix, roll, and fill hamentaschen from scratch. Share the mitzvah of mishloach manot on Purim as you make a batch to donate to a family in need and one to keep for your own family.

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Fuji Instax Partner Portrait Workshops

  • Mar. 10, 2020, 3:30pm
  • New York Public Library - Columbus
  • 742 Tenth Ave., Upper West Side
  • Teen
  • FREE

Students learn to use Fuji Instax cameras and make instant photographs in partners focusing on a pre-selected theme.

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Homeschool STEM Class & Meet-up: Codebotics

  • Mar. 11, 2020, 1-2pm
  • Long Island Science Center
  • 40 Peconic Avenue, Riverhead
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen
  • $12; $8 members

Students have a fully hands-on experience of coding and seeing the results as their mini robot comes to life and obeys their commands. Advanced registration required. 

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Coding Workshop

  • Mar. 12, 2020, 7-8:30pm
  • Glen Cove Library
  • 4 Glen Cove Ave., Glen Cove
  • Teen
  • FREE

Teens will take a beginners class on coding and learn coding while working on a fun creative project. Register online. 

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The Little Engineer That Could School's Out Workshop

  • Mar. 13, 2020, 10am-2pm
  • Rye Nature Center
  • 873 Boston Post Road, Rye
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • $80 per child; $70 per child member

Scientists and engineers often look to nature for answers. Did you know that Velcro, SONAR, and suction cups are just a few of the inventions inspi...

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Homeschool Day

  • Mar. 13, 2020, 10am-5pm
  • THE MARITIME AQUARIUM AT NORWALK
  • 10 N. Water Street, Norwalk
  • All Ages
  • $21; $20 seniors 65 and older; $16 children ages 3-12, prices only valid with code hsday20 when purchased online in advance

This focused day makes available to homeschool students many of the educational classroom programs regularly presented to traditional school groups by Aquarium educators. See full schedule online. 

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Scout Night Meet-up - Juniors: Detective

  • Mar. 13, 2020, 5:30-7pm
  • Long Island Science Center
  • 40 Peconic Avenue, Riverhead
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • $10 per scout

Search the scene for clues, analyze your findings, and interpret the evidence to identify a suspect and earn your Detective Badge. 

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Artistree's Pajama Party

  • Mar. 14, 2020, 5:30-7:30pm
  • Artistree Performing Arts
  • 114 W. Boston Post Road, Mamaroneck
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • $35; $25 sibling

Send your kids in their PJs to an awesome Pajama Party complete with games, dancing, face painting, crafts, pizza, movies, and more! Call for reservations. 

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Camp Know Where: Rule the Arcade

  • Mar. 14, 2020, 12-2pm
  • Microsoft Store - Roosevelt Field
  • 630 Old Country Road Space #1140A, Garden City
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen
  • FREE

Create a game based on the show that possibly even Mad Max can’t beat. RSVP online.

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The Excellence Club

  • Mar. 14, 2020, 10:30am-1pm
  • Chiku Awali African Dance, Arts & Culture, Inc.
  • 9 N Main St, Spring Valley
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen
  • FREE

The Excellence Club provides academic and enrichment workshops and activities, which offer youth age-appropriate activities to encourage physical, ...

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Kids in the Kitchen: Pizza for Lunch and Dessert

  • Mar. 14, 2020, 12:30pm
  • Westchester Italian Cultural Center
  • 1 Generoso Pope Place, Tuckahoe
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • $70 per adult and child; $60 per adult and child members; $40 individual; $35 individual members

Learn to make pizza from scratch with sauce, cheese and pepperoni and more pizza for dessert featuring Nutella. 

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Sunday Science Discovery Lab: Color & Water Science

  • Mar. 15, 2020, 11:00am-12:00pm
  • Alley Pond Environmental Center
  • 224-65 76th Ave., Oakland Gardens
  • Pre-school & younger
  • $18

Explore the colors of the rainbow, enjoy color mixing activities, and discover the different properties of water.

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No-Bake Creations

  • Mar. 20, 2020, 3:30-4:30pm
  • Emerson Public Library
  • 20 Palisade Ave., Emerson
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Create healthy themed snacks with ShopRite of Emerson’s Dietitian Barbara. Registration required. Grades K-6.

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Living Lab: Our Winter Environment

  • Mar. 21, 2020, 10:30am-12:00pm
  • Alley Pond Environmental Center
  • 224-65 76th Ave., Oakland Gardens
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • $21

Explore what happens to our ecosystem during the winter, meet APEC animals, do an art project, and go on an outdoor winter adventure.

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Little Cooks: Funny Face

  • Mar. 21, 2020, 11:30am-12:30pm
  • Alley Pond Environmental Center
  • 224-65 76th Ave., Oakland Gardens
  • Young elementary
  • $22

Make edible faces made of hummus and vegetables, enjoy the delicious snack, then meet a few friendly animals and feed them their favorite treats! 

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Science Saturday Workshop: World Water Day

  • Mar. 21, 2020, 2-3pm
  • Long Island Science Center
  • 40 Peconic Avenue, Riverhead
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen
  • $10 admission plus $5 workshop fee; free for members

Learn about water conservation and what you can do to make a difference for International World Water Day.

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CPR Training for Teens and Adults

  • Mar. 21, 2020, 9:30am-2:30pm
  • LGBT Network The Hauppauge Center
  • 125 Kennedy Drive Suite 100, Hauppauge
  • Teen, Adult
  • $90

CPR can save someone’s life or even your own. It’s crucial to get trained, and it is easily accessible. Register online. 

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West African Family Day

  • Mar. 21, 2020, 5:00-6:30pm
  • The Joann Weill Center for Dance
  • 405 W 55th st, New York
  • Tween, Teen, Adult
  • $25

The family-friendly class will focus on traditional dances from West Africa within a context of music and oral tradition. Students will learn dance...

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Family-Community 'Barn' Dance

  • Mar. 21, 2020, 7-9pm
  • Westbury Friends School Community Center
  • 550 Post Avenue, Westbury
  • All Ages
  • $10; $7 members; $3 children; $2 children members

Bring the whole gang to a dance for all ages--from the little ones to grandparents, teens and everyone in between!   No experience necessary--...

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I Want to Be a Vet

  • Mar. 22, 2020, 10:00am-12:00pm
  • Alley Pond Environmental Center
  • 224-65 76th Ave., Oakland Gardens
  • Young elementary
  • $24

Does your child dream of being a veterinarian? Send them to APEC to learn the basics of animal care. 

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Vet Tech 201

  • Mar. 22, 2020, 10:00am-12:00pm
  • Alley Pond Environmental Center
  • 224-65 76th Ave., Oakland Gardens
  • Tween, Teen
  • $32

See and learn from a licensed Veterinary Technician as you delve deeper into the science of animal care. (Participation in a prior Vet Tech 101 program is a must in order to qualify for Vet Tech 201.)

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Sharks! For Mini-Marine Biologists

  • Mar. 22, 2020, 10am-12pm
  • Sport Fishing Education Center and Aquaculture Facility
  • Ocean Parkway, Babylon
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • $27 per child (includes 1 adult, each addt'l adult $5)

Touch shark jaws, eggs, teeth, and other artifacts as you learn some fun facts about sharks. Pre-registration required.

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10th Annual Save a Life Forum

  • Mar. 22, 2020, 12-4pm
  • Yorktown High School
  • 2727 Crompond Rd, Yorktown Heights
  • Tween, Teen, Adult
  • FREE

Alliance for Safe Kids will be hosting their 10th Annual Save a Life Forum at Yorktown High School. Save A Life is a program designed to inform and...

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Sunday Science – Bombs for Bees!

  • Mar. 22, 2020, 2:30-4pm
  • The Center for Science Teaching & Learning
  • 1450 Tanglewood Rd, Rockville Centre
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • $16

Bees are very important insects when it comes to the health of us and our planet! Come and learn about these amazing creatures and make a seed bomb...

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Wacky Weather School's Out Workshop

  • Mar. 23, 2020, 9am-1pm
  • Rye Nature Center
  • 873 Boston Post Road, Rye
  • Pre-school & younger
  • $80 per child; $70 per child member

Join Rye Nature Center and learn all about what causes wacky weather and how to prepare for the future climate.

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Magic Workshop

  • Mar. 24, 2020, 7-8pm
  • Massapequa Public Library
  • 40 Harbour Lane, Massapequa
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Magician Jim McClenahan will show your child some fun magic tricks, and they get a goody bag to take home. Grades 2-6. Registration required. 

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Scout Night Meet-up - Bears: Forensics

  • Mar. 27, 2020, 5:30-7pm
  • Long Island Science Center
  • 40 Peconic Avenue, Riverhead
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • $10

Bear Scouts, join LISC for a fun evening of play and learning. Meet fellow scout groups and complete your Forensics Adventure during this Scout Nig...

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Toddler Tuesdays and Thursdays: 'If You Give a Pig a Pancake'

  • Feb. 25, 2020 - Feb. 27, 2020 , 2/25 and 2/27, 10:30-11:45am
  • The Baking Coach, Inc.
  • 320 Broadway-Greenlwan Road, Huntington
  • Pre-school & younger
  • $30

Bring your toddler and yourself and join The Baking Coach, Inc. to read a story and make a snack.

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Chess Workshop

  • Mar. 07, 2020 - Mar. 14, 2020 , Saturdays, 2-4pm
  • Brooklyn Central Library
  • 10 Grand Army Plaza, Prospect Heights
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Learn how to play or improve your game with help from a chess instructor.

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NYC Open Data Week

  • Feb. 28, 2020 - Mar. 07, 2020 , See website for details
  • Kickoff Event at Wallplay, Events throughout the city
  • 265 Canal St, New York
  • Tween, Teen, Adult
  • FREE Most events are free, but do require RSVP.

Open Data Week is a citywide festival celebrating New York City, and the free, public data available on NYC Open Data. Create data arts & crafts, learn how to build an app, count squirrels, and much more.

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Earth Living Skills for Children: Wood Carving and Shaping

  • Mar. 07, 2020 - Mar. 15, 2020 , 3/7 and 3/15, 10am-12:30pm
  • Threefold Educational Center
  • 285 Hungry Hollow Rd., Chestnut Ridge
  • Tween, Teen
  • $45

Not your average extracurricular, this program meets participants where they are and develops self-reliance and comfort in the outdoors. 

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PRESCHOOL PROGRAMS NATURE EXPLORERS SERIES

  • Mar. 04, 2020 - Mar. 25, 2020 , Tuesdays, 10-11:15am
  • Suffolk County Environmental Center
  • 550 South Bay Avenue, Islip
  • Pre-school & younger
  • $8; $4 members

Enjoy hiking, scavenger hunts, arts and crafts, and more! Registration required.

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Snow Babies with A TIME FOR KIDS, INC.

  • Mar. 10, 2020 - Mar. 24, 2020 , Tuesdays, 12-12:30pm
  • Floral Park Public Library
  • 17 Caroline Place, Floral Park
  • Baby
  • FREE

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

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Future Scientist Workshop: Junior Be a Botanist and Be a Botanist

  • Mar. 11, 2020 - Mar. 28, 2020 , 3/11, Ages 3-4; 3/28, Ages 5-17; 2-3pm
  • Long Island Science Center
  • 40 Peconic Avenue, Riverhead
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween, Teen
  • $10 admission plus $5 workshop fee; free for members

Participants will have a chance to learn about plants and seeds and even plant one of their own to take home and watch grow.

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FlexOut Free Dance Workshop

  • Feb. 27, 2020 - Mar. 19, 2020 , Thursdays, 4-6pm
  • Throop Court Community Room
  • 378 Throop Avenue, Brooklyn
  • Tween, Teen
  • FREE

The Flex Program (Founded in 2014) is an arts education initiative that fosters positive growth among young people in difficult circumstances throu...

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WILDLIFE CAREERS SERIES

  • Mar. 01, 2020 - Mar. 22, 2020 , Sundays, 9:00-11:00am
  • Queens Zoo
  • 53-51 111th St., Corona
  • Tween
  • $150

Roll up your sleeves and get messy! Jr. Keepers will get up close to animals and see what it takes to be a keeper at the Queens Zoo.

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Chess Club

  • Mar. 04, 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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Tiny Tyke Times

  • Feb. 27, 2020 - Mar. 26, 2020 , Thursdays, 10-11am
  • Flat Rock Brook Nature Center
  • 443 Van Nostrand Ave., Englewood
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • $100 for all 13 classes or $10 per class; free for members

Snuggle up for a story time, an animal meet and greet, and work together on a special craft! Registration required. 

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Champs for Autism Ausome Reading Program

  • Mar. 14, 2020 - Apr. 18, 2020 , Saturdays, 10:30-11:15am for ages 7-10yrs; 11:30am-12:15pm for ages 11-13yrs.
  • Woodstock New York Public Library
  • 761 East 160th Street, Bronx
  • Young elementary, Tween, Adult
  • FREE

Learn how to enhance the reading skills for children on the Autism Spectrum. Registration required. 

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Broadway for Babies- Winter/Spring

  • Feb. 27, 2020 - Apr. 16, 2020 , Thursdays, 10:30am
  • Class Space
  • 243 Smith St, Brooklyn
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • $35; $30 online

Each class will have songs and dances that are your little ones are bound to love! Ages 3 months-3 years. 

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Broadway for Babies- Dumbo BK

  • Feb. 21, 2020 - Apr. 16, 2020 , Thursdays, 4pm
  • Recess Dumbo
  • 81 Washington Street, Brooklyn
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • $35; $30 online

Bring your blanket or pull up a rug and let the music take you and your child on a magical musical journey. Ages 3mos-3yrs old.

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Sing & Sign with Chloe

  • Jan. 07, 2020 - Mar. 03, 2020 , Tuesdays, 10:30-11am
  • Rye Free Reading Room
  • 1061 Boston Post Road, Rye
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

This musical early-communication class uses vocabulary from American Sign Lanuage.

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Secret Swaps Winter Semester

  • Jan. 08, 2020 - Mar. 11, 2020 , Wednesdays, 3:30-4:30pm
  • Taste Buds Kitchen
  • 109 W. 27th St., 10th Floor, Chelsea
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • $45 per class (10% off if signing up for entire semester)

Join us in discovering secret ingredient swaps creating delicious recipes filled with creativity.  Can you make ice-cream without cream or pancakes without flour? Head to the Kitchen and let's find out! We’ll explore new tastes and techniques with both sweet & savory recipes like Cocoa Coconut Snowballs, Zucchini Breadsticks, and Chocolate Beet Cupcakes. 

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2RISE Class

  • Feb. 04, 2020 - Apr. 23, 2020 , Tuesdays, ages 5-9 and Thursdays, ages 10-16 from 4-4:45 pm
  • 2RISE
  • 190 4th Ave, Brooklyn
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen
  • $30

This 12-week series with the 2RISE method has been designed specifically for kids and teens to empower and connect with their mind, body, and soul. Drop-ins welcome. Sign up online or email info@2rise.co

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Farmer's Helper

  • Jan. 11, 2020 - Apr. 04, 2020 , Saturdays, 10am-12pm
  • The Green School
  • 287 Merchants Path, Sagaponack
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • $50

Learn how to care for animals big and small: horses, pigs, chickens, goats, and more. Ages 3-10. Register online. 

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Free Mentoring Program for Middle School Girls

  • Feb. 08, 2020 - May. 02, 2020 , Saturdays, 10am-12pm
  • Prospect Plaza Community Room
  • 396 Saratoga Avenue, Brooklyn
  • Tween, Teen
  • FREE

This 12 Week Program Includes: Life Skills & Leadership Development, Confidence Building, Positive Self-image & Expression, Raffles, and more. Sign-up online. For ages 11-13 years old.

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Tiny Tots

  • Jan. 02, 2020 - May. 18, 2020 , Mondays and Thursdays, 9:30-11am **NO CLASS 1/20**
  • Center for Science Teaching and Learning-Tanglewood Preserve
  • 1450 Tanglewood Road, Rockville Center
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • $8

This weekly event introduces your toddler to a wide variety of science topics. 18 months to 3 years.

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Spanish Music Sing-a-Long

  • Jan. 17, 2020 - Jun. 26, 2020 , Fridays, 10-10:45am
  • Busy Bodies
  • 1004 Fulton Street, Brooklyn
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • $20

You and your child can sit back and enjoy Anza's Spanish songs, guitar, flute, animal puppets, and bubbles!

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Movers and Groovers Playgroup

  • Jan. 06, 2020 - Jun. 29, 2020 , Mondays, 12:30-2:30pm; Fridays, 1-2:30pm
  • The Wild
  • 272 Driggs Ave., Greenpoint
  • Baby
  • $5

This is an informal and unstructured playgroup for babies, 4 to 18 months, and a nice, comfy space to play and chat.

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Capoeira Classes

  • Jan. 06, 2020 - Jun. 24, 2020 , Mondays and Wednesdays, 7:15-8:45pm
  • Flushing Town Hall
  • 137-35 Northern Blvd, Flushing
  • All Ages
  • $20; $15 kids; First class free

Learn the Afro-Brazilian art of Capoeira, a fusion of martial arts, dance, music, and acrobatics.

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Weaving Inspired by Phyllis Yao

  • Mar. 01, 2019 - Mar. 05, 2020 , 3/1, 10:00am-5:00pm; 3/2, 12:00-5:00pm; 3/5, 12:00-6:00pm
  • Children's Museum of the Arts
  • 103 Charlton St., Soho
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • Free with museum admission ($13; free for children younger than 1)

Take inspiration from Phyllis’ artwork and make your own weavings.

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