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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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IN PERSON Election Day Cooking Party!

  • Nov. 03, 2020, 12-2pm
  • What's Cooking?
  • 30 East Main Street, Oyster Bay
  • Pre-school & younger, Tween, Teen
  • $49

Join What's Cooking? for an Election Day Cooking Party! Vote for your favorite candy after making a patriotic menu! The menu includes: Hom...

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IN PERSON and ONLINE East End Arts & LISC STEAM Collaboration: Georges Seurat - The Science of Color

  • Nov. 04, 2020, 2:15-3:15pm
  • Long Island Science Center
  • 40 Peconic Avenue, Suite 30, Riverhead
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen
  • IN PERSON $25, $20 members; ONLINE $15, $10 members

Georges Seurat - The Science of Color with Judy Isbitiren LISC and Kathleen Ruscick EEA STEAM weekly workshop is a program that is a collaboration ...

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IN PERSON Doll Hair & Nails Spectacular

  • Nov. 07, 2020, 10-11am
  • American Girl Doll Store
  • 75 Rockefeller Plaza, Midtown
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • $33

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

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IN PERSON Veteran's Day Cooking Party

  • Nov. 11, 2020, 12-1:30pm
  • What's Cooking?
  • 30 East Main Street, Oyster Bay
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween, Teen
  • $39

Learn how to make your very own Commando Calzones then celebrate the holiday further with Courage Cupcakes when school is out!

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IN PERSON and ONLINE East End Arts & LISC STEAM Collaboration: Edward Hopper - The Science of Optics

  • Nov. 11, 2020, 2:15-3:15pm
  • East End Arts
  • 133 E Main St, Riverhead
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen
  • IN PERSON $25, $20 members; ONLINE $15, $10 members

The Science of Optics with Judy Isbitiren LISC and Kathleen Ruscick EEA STEAM weekly workshop is a program that is a collaboration between EEA...

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ONLINE Improv Workshop

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

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

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POST-PAUSE Flying Trapeze Class

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

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

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ONLINE Learn to Juggle

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

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

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Creative Movement for Kids at The Westchester

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

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

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