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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 Living History @ Home: Spooky Stories!

  • Oct. 28, 2020, 1pm
  • New-York Historical Society
  • 170 Central Park West, New York
  • All Ages
  • pay as you wish

Celebrate Halloween online! Join the New-York Historical Society for music and historic spooky "but not too scary" stories with master st...

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ONLINE Storytime Sunday

  • Nov. 15, 2020, 2-2:30pm
  • New York State of Mind
  • ,
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Every month NYSoM invites you to join them to read some wonderful books read by none other than Winnie the Pooh. Hang out with Pooh Bear and f...

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IN PERSON Outside Read to Rover

  • Oct. 06, 2020 - Oct. 27, 2020 , Tuesdays, 3-4pm
  • Mount Kisco Public Library
  • 100 East Main Street, Mount KIsco
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Come read to Read to Rover the dog outside or watch as he does tricks. Weather permitting. For school age children (5 and up). Sponsored by th...

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ONLINE Virtual Bilingual Story Time

  • Oct. 07, 2020 - Oct. 28, 2020 , Thursdays, 11:15-11:45am
  • Mt. Kisco Public Library
  • 100 E. Main St., Mount Kisco
  • Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Looking for something different? The library will be offering Bilingual Storytime in English and Spanish. Come and enjoy stories, songs, and r...

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ONLINE Virtual Storytime

  • Oct. 08, 2020 - Oct. 29, 2020 , Thursdays, 11:15-11:45am
  • Mount Kisco Public Library
  • 100 East Main Street, Mount Kisco
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

For children ages 18 months - 5 years old with a parent or caregiver. For this storytime and many more, sign up to receive our eblasts on our websi...

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ONLINE Facebook Live Storytime With Miss Mary!

  • Sep. 23, 2020 - Oct. 28, 2020 , Wednesdays, 3:30-4pm
  • Patchogue-Medford Library
  • 54-60 East Main Street, Patchogue
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Miss Mary will share a storytime with you right in the comfort of your own home! Tune in to chat and hear some stories!  http://www.faceb...

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ONLINE Folktales on Fridays

  • Oct. 02, 2020 - Nov. 20, 2020 , Fridays, 4:30-5:15pm
  • Nyack Library
  • 59 South Broadway, Nyack
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Back by popular demand! Listen to and discuss stories from different countries around the world! This is a great way to unwind after a long week of...

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IN PERSON Animated Children's Story Featuring Otto the Ghost

  • Sep. 12, 2020 - Nov. 01, 2020 , 8am-7pm, daily
  • Hicks Nurseries
  • 100 Jericho Turnpike, Westbury
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Hear “Otto’s Fantastic Pet Parade” and follow Otto and his friends as they explore the importance of friendship and teamwork.

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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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Sunday Author Story Time

  • Mar. 08, 2020 - Dec. 20, 2020 , Sundays, 11:30am (Prospect Lefferts Garden) and 1:30pm (Fort Greene)
  • Greenlight Bookstore Prospect Lefferts Garden/
  • 632 Flatbush Ave./686 Fulton St., Prospect Lefferts Garden/Fort Greene
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Authors and illustrators present their new books with interactive readings and drawings, and often activities and crafts too! 

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ONLINE Story Time with Miss Margie

  • May. 13, 2020 - Apr. 15, 2021 , Thursdays, 7:30pm
  • Miss Margie
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  • All Ages
  • FREE

Join Miss Margie for a free, fun and animated reading of some children's classics via Zoom! Parents and kids of all ages are welcome! NO ONE is...

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Picture Book Time

  • Jan. 08, 2020 - Dec. 23, 2020 , Wednesdays, 11:30am-12:30pm
  • Queens Library - Richmond Hill Branch
  • 118-14 Hillside Ave.,
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Join for stories, songs, finger plays, and a simple arts and crafts activity.

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Staff Story Time

  • Sep. 07, 2019 - Dec. 27, 2020 , Saturdays, 1:30pm
  • Greenlight Bookstore PLG
  • 632 Flatbush Ave., Prospect Lefferts Garden
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Greenlight staff choose their favorite read-alouds to share with the youngest book lovers.

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