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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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ONLINE Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month: Celebrating Fernando Caldeiro

  • Sep. 29, 2020, All day
  • Cradle of Aviation Museum
  • Charles Lindbergh Blvd. , Garden City
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Celebrando Cultura is the Cradle of Aviation Museum’s vision to inspire and serve the growing Long Island Latinx Community by creating cultur...

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ONLINE Tuesdays with Doc Harmon

  • Sep. 29, 2020, 4-4:15pm
  • Westchester Children's Museum
  • 100 Playland Parkway, Rye
  • Young elementary
  • FREE

While their doors remain closed, WCM is bringing back Dr. Harmon's science experiments on YouTube!

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ONLINE Young Discoverers Online: There's Only One Me!

  • Sep. 30, 2020, 11-11:20am
  • Westchester Children's Museum
  • 100 Playland Parkway, Rye
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

There's only one you- and let's appreciate all the things that make you special! Go over the highlights of this month's theme, discover...

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ONLINE Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month: Virtual (Zoom) Tour of the Museum in Spanish

  • Oct. 03, 2020, 11am
  • Cradle of Aviation Museum
  • Charles Lindbergh Blvd. , Garden City
  • All Ages
  • FREE

To celebrate Hispanic Heritage month, the Cradle of Aviation Museum is hosting a series of virtual events to celebrate influential trailblazers in ...

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IN PERSON Re-opening

  • Oct. 03, 2020, 11am-6pm
  • Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
  • 1071 Fifth Ave., Upper East Side
  • All Ages
  • $25; $20 U.S. Military; $18 students, seniors 65 and older, and visitors with disabilities; free for children younger than 12

After an unprecedented seven months of closure, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum invites the public to return beginning on Saturday, October 3. New...

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IN PERSON DOC HARMON DECONSTRUCTION WORKSHOP

  • Oct. 03, 2020, 11am-12pm
  • Westchester Children's Museum
  • 100 Playland Parkway, Rye
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • $9

Have you ever wondered what was inside a clock or keyboard? How do they work, anyway? We talk a lot about construction… but what happens whe...

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ONLINE Virtual Street Art Experience in Brooklyn

  • Oct. 04, 2020, 1-2pm
  • Made&Spotted
  • ,
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Join an interactive street art experience— right from your home! A special way for like-minded creatives, art-lovers, friends and family of a...

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IN PERSON Doll Hair & Nails Spectacular

  • Oct. 10, 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 PAUL RIVELY YARN WORKSHOP

  • Oct. 10, 2020, 11am-12pm
  • Westchester Children's Museum
  • 100 Playland Parkway, Rye
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • $10; $9 members

Yarn comes in all different colors, and you can weave it, wrap it, tie it… the possibilities are endless! Paul Rively will help guide you th...

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ONLINE Morgan Explorers

  • Oct. 11, 2020, 2pm
  • The Morgan Library & Museum
  • 225 MADISON AVE, New York
  • All Ages
  • FREE

A forty-five-minute family program that combines teaching of simple crafts, live virtual object exploration, and is inspired by both the library an...

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IN PERSON Fujifilm INSTAX® Family Fun Days

  • Oct. 15, 2020, 3:30pm
  • Fotografiska
  • 281 Park Ave S. , New York
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • $55; $35 member; $25 child; $20 member child

Smile! Let’s get outside! Join Photographer and Foto Family Fun Day leader Alice Proujansky for a kid-friendly tour in the fresh air. The tou...

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ONLINE Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month: “Stars of the Americas” Facebook Live Bilingual Planetarium Show

  • Oct. 16, 2020, 6pm
  • Cradle of Aviation Museum
  • Charles Lindbergh Blvd. , Garden City
  • All Ages
  • FREE

To celebrate Hispanic Heritage month, the Cradle of Aviation Museum is hosting a series of virtual events to celebrate influential trailblazers in ...

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IN PERSON Doll Hair & Nails Spectacular

  • Oct. 24, 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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ONLINE Morgan Explorers

  • Oct. 25, 2020, 2pm
  • The Morgan Library & Museum
  • 225 MADISON AVE, New York
  • All Ages
  • FREE

A forty-five-minute family program that combines teaching of simple crafts, live virtual object exploration, and is inspired by both the library an...

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IN PERSON FREE Entry to 1885 Tall Ship Wavertree

  • Sep. 05, 2020 - Oct. 10, 2020 , September 5, 6, 12, 19, 26 and October 3, 4, and 10 at 11am-5pm
  • South Street Seaport Museum
  • 12 Fulton St, New York, NY 10038, New York
  • All Ages
  • FREE

South Street Seaport Museum will open the 1885 tall ship Wavertree to the public on with timed entry at Pier 16 (Fulton and South Streets). Entry i...

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IN PERSON The Feminine Perception: Beauty and Nonsense

  • Sep. 10, 2020 - Oct. 04, 2020 , Mon-Fri 10am-4pm; Sat 1-4pm
  • ROCKLAND CENTER FOR THE ARTS
  • 27 South Greenbush Rd., WEST NYACK
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Join Rockland Center for the Arts for The Feminine Perception: Beauty and Nonsense. Leslie Fandrich is a feminist interdisciplinary artist and writ...

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IN PERSON Look at Me: Works by Kris Campbell

  • Sep. 10, 2020 - Oct. 04, 2020 , Mondays-Fridays, 10am-4pm; Saturdays, 1-4pm
  • ROCKLAND CENTER FOR THE ARTS
  • 27 South Greenbush Rd., WEST NYACK
  • All Ages
  • FREE

LOOK AT ME is about seeing and being seen: This exhibit asks the viewer to go beyond judgement to become aware of what is seen, how something is se...

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IN PERSON Orangetown Suffragist Exhibit

  • Sep. 10, 2020 - Dec. 28, 2021 , Tuesdays and Fridays, 10am-2pm; Sundays 1-4pm
  • Orangetown Historical Museum and Archives
  • 196 Chief Bill Harris Way, Orangeburg
  • All Ages
  • FREE

The fight for American women to get the right to vote was fought on many fronts - including Orangetown. Learn about this fascinating movement ...

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IN PERSON Re-opening

  • Sep. 16, 2020 - Oct. 31, 2020 , Wednesdays-Fridays, 12-5pm; Saturdays-Sundays, 11am-5pm
  • Queens Museum
  • 111-01 Corona Ave., Flushing
  • All Ages
  • FREE

The Queens Museum has re-opened. Book your free tickets and see their new exhibitions!

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IN PERSON HAUNTED HALLWAY: A Collection of Creepy Curiosities

  • Sep. 16, 2020 - Nov. 07, 2020 , Wednesdays-Saturdays, 10am-4:30pm
  • Suffolk County Historical Society
  • 300 West Main Street, Riverhead
  • All Ages
  • $10 families; $5 adults; $3 seniors 60 and older; $1 children 17 and younger; free for memebrs

Visit...if you dare! The creepiest curiosities will have you looking over your shoulders as you meander the museum's halls.

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ONLINE Storytime with the Met

  • May. 07, 2020 - Dec. 17, 2020 , Thursdays, 12-12:15pm
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • 1000 Fifth Ave., Upper East Side
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Each week, look, listen, sing, and have fun with picture books. Recommended for families with children ages 18 months – 6 years.

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IN PERSON Collaborative Concepts Farm Project 2020

  • Sep. 05, 2020 - Oct. 31, 2020 , 10am-4pm, daily
  • Tilly Foster Farm
  • 100 Route 312, Brewster
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Visitors venture back into history at the 19th-century Tilly Foster Farm and are treated to pure fun as they engage art to experience peace and joy. Children of all ages are sure to enjoy visiting the Kunekune pigs, alpacas, miniature horses and more.

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IN PERSON MoCA L.I.ghts

  • Oct. 03, 2020 - Dec. 31, 2020 , See website for schedule
  • PATCHOGUE ARTS COUNCIL
  • Village of Patchogue, Patchogue
  • All Ages
  • FREE

The Village of Patchogue will turn into an open-air museum and arts destination for the public to enjoy safely on foot, by car, and online.

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IN PERSON Re-opening

  • Sep. 24, 2020 - Dec. 31, 2020 , Fridays-Mondays, 11am-4pm and Thursdays, 11am-8 pm
  • The Jewish Museum
  • 1109 Fifth Ave., Upper East Side
  • All Ages
  • FREE

The Jewish Museum is re-opening and all visitors will enjoy free admission through December 31 with advanced reservations. 

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IN PERSON Opening of 'Presidential Dogs' exhibit.

  • Sep. 08, 2020 - Jan. 31, 2021 , Tuesdays-Sundays, 10am-5pm
  • American Kennel Club Museum of the Dog
  • 101 Park Ave., Murray Hill
  • All Ages
  • $15; $10 seniors, military, youth ages 13-24; $5 children younger than 12

The “Presidential Dogs” exhibition will look back on the different breeds of dogs that have lived at the White House. It will explore t...

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ONLINE Amazing Brains: A Virtual Art Exhibit

  • Jun. 03, 2020 - Dec. 31, 2020 , Anytime
  • New York Hall of Science
  • 4701 111th Street, Corona
  • All Ages
  • Free

This virtual exhibit melds science and art to create extraordinary images of brains – from high resolution images of real brains from differe...

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Transit Tots

  • Apr. 09, 2020 - Dec. 31, 2020 , Thursdays, 10:15-11am
  • New York Transit Museum
  • 99 Schermerhorn St. , Brooklyn Heights
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Adult
  • $10; $5 children ages 2-17

Young train enthusiasts explore themes like animals underground, the people and buildings of New York City, colors and shapes, and the city's subways and buses.

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IN PERSON Bagpipe Tribute

  • Sep. 09, 2020 - Sep. 08, 2021 , WEDNESDAYS, 1:30-2pm
  • 9/11 Memorial Museum
  • The 9/11 Memorial Glade located on Memorial Plaza, Lower Manhattan
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Tribute in Light is a commemorative public art installation first presented six months after 9/11 and then every year thereafter, fro...

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