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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 Celebrating International Zebra Day

  • Jan. 28, 2021, 5:30-7pm
  • Bronx Zoo
  • 2300 Southern Blvd., Bronx
  • Tween, Teen, Adult
  • $15; $12 members

Africa’s flagship species – elephants, lions, primates, zebra, cheetahs - are some of the most charismatic megafauna on earth. Dr. Tim ...

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ONLINE Not All Scientists Wear Labcoats: International Zebra Day

  • Jan. 28, 2021, 5:30-7pm
  • Bronx Zoo
  • 2300 Southern Blvd , Bronx
  • Tween, Teen, Adult
  • $15; $12 members

Africa’s flagship species – elephants, lions, primates, zebra, cheetahs - are some of the most charismatic megafauna on earth. Dr. Tim ...

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IN PERSON Winter Hike and Scavenger Hunt! (Family Program)

  • Jan. 30, 2021, 2-3pm
  • The Center for Science Teaching & Learning
  • 1450 Tanglewood Rd, Rockville Centre
  • All Ages
  • $10 per person

Nature in winter is still an exciting place, just a little bit colder! Join us CSTL to explore the preserve and learn how animals and plants surviv...

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ONLINE Trout Birthday Celebration - Day 1 (Virtual)

  • Jan. 30, 2021, 11am-12pm
  • Cold Spring Harbor Fish Hatchery & Aquarium
  • 1660 Route 25A, Cold Spring Harbor
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Join the Cold Spring Harbor Fish Hatchery & Aquarium on Zoom to follow the lives of fish from baby to adult, get a sneak-peek into th...

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IN PERSON Outdoor Skills: Fire Building

  • Jan. 30, 2021, 1-2pm
  • Barretto Point Park
  • Tiffany Street and Viele Avenue , Bronx
  • Tween, Teen, Adult
  • FREE

Learn tips and tricks that will enhance your knowledge of the natural world, and might just save your life. All programs are family-friendly but ar...

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IN PERSON Winter Birding

  • Jan. 30, 2021, 10-11am
  • The Well House at Prospect Park
  • 200 Well House Drive, Flatbush
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Urban Park Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in New York City. Discover the amazing variety of birds that winter here in NY...

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IN PERSON Deer Detectives

  • Jan. 30, 2021, 1:30-3pm
  • Caleb Smith State Park Preserve
  • 581 W Jericho Turnpike, Smithtown
  • All Ages
  • $4

Are there deer out there? Become deer detectives and explore the habits and habitats of the white tailed deer. Put your knowledge to the test and s...

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IN PERSON Park Sustainability Scavenger Hunt

  • Jan. 31, 2021, 11am-4pm
  • Brooklyn Bridge Park
  • 99 Plymouth Street, Brooklyn Heights
  • All Ages
  • FREE

This month’s family-friendly self-guided scavenger hunt will have you investigating the sustainable design of Brooklyn Bridg...

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IN PERSON Trout Birthday Celebration – Day 2

  • Jan. 31, 2021, 10am-5pm
  • Cold Spring Harbor Fish Hatchery & Aquarium
  • 1660 Route 25A, Cold Spring Harbor
  • All Ages
  • $7; $6 seniors 65 and older; $5 ages 3-12

Join the Cold Spring Harbor Fish Hatchery & Aquarium in person to meet our baby trout.  Don’t forget to bring a birthday card f...

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IN PERSON Birding: Winter Waterfowl

  • Jan. 31, 2021, 11am-12pm
  • Brookville Park
  • Brookville Boulevard and Caney Road, Rosedale
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Discover the amazing variety of birds that winter in NYC. Birding programs are appropriate for all skill levels and beginners are welcome.

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IN PERSON Winter Scavenger Hunt

  • Jan. 31, 2021, 1:30-3pm
  • Sunken Meadow State Park
  • 25A and Sunken Meadow Pkwy, Kings Park
  • All Ages
  • $4

During a self-guided walk, have lots of fun at the beach in the cool, crisp air looking for the nature and funny items on the parks list. Due to Co...

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ONLINE Girl Scout Virtual Badge in a Day Workshop- BROWNIES: PETS

  • Feb. 06, 2021, 10-11:30am
  • Wildlife Conservation Society
  • 2300 Southern Blvd, Bronx
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • $15; $12 members

Looking for the purr-fect way to earn your Brownie Pets badge? Explore which animals make appropriate pets and how to be a responsible pet owner. Y...

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ONLINE Girl Scout Virtual Badge in a Day Workshop- JUNIORS: DETECTIVE

  • Feb. 07, 2021, 10-11:30am
  • Wildlife Conservation Society
  • 2300 Southern Blvd, Bronx
  • Tween
  • $15; $12 members

Assume the role of detective and put your observational skills to the test in this virtual badge workshop! Leave no wildlife mystery unsolved as yo...

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ONLINE Celebrating World Pangolin Day

  • Feb. 08, 2021, 5:30-7pm
  • Bronx Zoo
  • 2300 Southern Blvd., Bronx
  • Tween, Teen, Adult
  • $15; $12 members

The intersections of law and conservation are of particular interest to Mridula Vijairaghavan, Legal Director of WCS India. Working in a region tha...

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IN PERSON Second Saturdays Trailwork Party + Bike Share

  • Feb. 13, 2021, 10am-3pm
  • Highbridge Bike Park
  • 131 Ft George Ave. , Washington Heights
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Dig, then ride at NYCMTB's monthly welcome days at Highbridge Park in Manhattan! Bring your friends and family for a day of fun in the woo...

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IN PERSON Guided Nature Walks

  • Feb. 13, 2021, 10-11am
  • Sands Point Preserve
  • 127 Middle Neck Road, Sands Point
  • All Ages
  • $15 per car; free for members

Explore different aspects of the preserve’s environment, encompassing its unique physical features and wildlife, as well as critical conserva...

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IN PERSON Craft Day! - Valentine's Day

  • Feb. 14, 2021, 10am-5pm
  • Cold Spring Harbor Fish Hatchery & Aquarium
  • 1660 Route 25A, Cold Spring Harbor
  • All Ages
  • $7; $6 seniors 65 and older; $5 ages 3-12

Join the Cold Spring Harbor Fish Hatchery & Aquarium on Zoom to follow the lives of fish from baby to adult, get a sneak-peek into th...

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ONLINE Not All Scientists Wear Lab Coats: Celebrating World Pangolin Day

  • Feb. 18, 2021, 5:30-7pm
  • Bronx Zoo
  • 2300 Southern Blvd, Bronx
  • Tween, Teen, Adult
  • $15; $12 members

Join the Bronx Zoo for their newest interactive series highlighting diverse professionals in STEM careers called "Not All Scientists Wear...

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IN PERSON Discovery Pop-Up (Dana Discovery Center)

  • Jan. 23, 2021 - Jan. 30, 2021 , Saturdays, 11am-1pm
  • Central Park
  • 110th Street, Upper Manhattan
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Be sure to stop by the Charles A. Dana Discovery Center at Central Park where conservancy guides will be ready to greet you and share his...

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IN PERSON Eagle Watch

  • Jan. 30, 2021 - Feb. 06, 2021 , Saturdays, 9am-2pm
  • Boscobel House
  • 1601 Route 9D, Garrison
  • All Ages
  • $12; $10 seniors; $6 children age 5 to 18; free for children younger than 5

Join Constitution Marsh Audubon and Putnam Highlands Audubon for eagle viewing at Boscobel House and Gardens. Bundle up at Boscobel’s Belvede...

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IN PERSON Teatown Hudson River EagleFest

  • Jan. 30, 2021 - Feb. 07, 2021 , Please visit Teatown.org for up-to-date program information.
  • Teatown
  • 1600 Spring Valley Road, Ossining
  • All Ages
  • $7 per program; $5 members per program

Teatown is excited to announce the Teatown Hudson River EagleFest 2021! Join them for this amazing hybrid festival as they host a series ...

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IN PERSON Seal Spotting & Birding Cruise

  • Feb. 06, 2021 - Feb. 21, 2021 , February 6, 12-2pm; February 7, 1-3pm; February 20, 11am-1pm; February 21, 12-2pm
  • Maritime Aquarium
  • 10 N. Water St., Norwalk
  • All Ages
  • $31.50

Cruise out in hopes of spotting some of the seals that come into Long Island Sound each winter. Seek out the seals to observe them near the No...

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IN PERSON Grab-and-Go Craft Activity Kit: Make Your Own Bird Feeder!

  • Jan. 01, 2021 - Jan. 31, 2021 , Saturdays and Sundays, 8am-4:30pm
  • Queens Botanical Garden
  • 43-50 Main St., Flushing
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Pick up a free seasonal craft activity kit to take home with you and make your own bird feeder! One kit per person. Available on the terr...

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IN PERSON Discover Seasonal Wonders

  • Nov. 17, 2020 - Jan. 31, 2021 , Tuesdays-Sundays, 10am-5pm
  • The New York Botanical Garden
  • 2900 Southern Boulevard, Bronx
  • All Ages
  • $22 adults; $8 children

250 acres. 1 million plants. And you. Experience the peaceful seasonal beauty across our 250 acres. Find out what's beautiful now and explore t...

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POST-PAUSE Cruises

  • Aug. 11, 2020 - Aug. 11, 2021 , 8:30am-5pm, daily
  • Castle Clinton
  • Battery Park, New York
  • All Ages
  • $19.25; $14 seniors 62 and older; $9 children 4-12 years; free for children three years and younger

A trip on Statue Cruises to Liberty Island allows individuals to enjoy Liberty Island with plenty of outdoor space to safely explore the island and the spectacular views of New York Harbor.

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