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

  • Sep. 05, 2020, 11am-12:30pm
  • Rockland County Pride Center
  • 28 S. Franklin Street, Nyack
  • Adult
  • FREE

This is a supportive space for parents and care-givers of gender-creative/gender-expansive kids from preschool to age 12 yrs old. Unfortunately, th...

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VIRTUAL Covid-19 Back to School Challenge webinar

  • Aug. 10, 2020 - Aug. 14, 2020 , 9-10pm
  • Virtual
  • Virtual, Manhattan
  • Adult
  • FREE

We are entering a once-in-a-lifetime back to school season! Covid-19 cases have almost hit 17M globally and close to 700K people have lost their li...

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ONLINE Virtual Pre-Natal Yoga

  • Jul. 08, 2020 - Aug. 26, 2020 , 4pm
  • Westhampton Free Library
  • 7 Library Ave., Westhampton Beach
  • Adult
  • Free with Westhampton Free Library Card

Prenatal yoga class is a wonderful opportunity for pregnant women to connect and celebrate their changing bodies and growing babies. Have a mat and...

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ONLINE Baby-wearing Dance Class

  • Jun. 20, 2020 - Aug. 29, 2020 , Saturdays, 2pm **NO SESSION 7/4**
  • Rye Library
  • ,
  • Baby, Adult
  • FREE

Join Ms. Sam, a certified GroovaRoo babywearing dance instructor, on Zoom for a private babywearing dance class. Wear comfy clothes and your favori...

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Breastfeeding Support Group

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

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

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ONLINE Rockland Baby Cafe

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

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

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BYOBaby Play Date

  • Jan. 07, 2020 - Aug. 25, 2020 , Tuesdays, 3:30-5pm
  • Bay Ridge Jewish Center
  • Fourth Avenue & 81 Street, Bay Ridge
  • Baby, Adult
  • $5

 A time for parents and caregivers of infants/ toddlers to relax and mingle over wine and cheese while the kids play in our safe space with toys and books galore. 

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Children and Adults with ADD (CHADD) Meetings

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

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

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Weekly Drop-In at Rockland Baby Café

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

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

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