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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 Talk Like a Pirate Day

  • Sep. 19, 2020, 10:30-11:15am
  • Westhampton Free Library
  • 7 Library Ave., Westhampton Beach
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Children are welcome to participate in the Westhampton Free Library's Talk Like a Pirate Day. During the program, participants can virtually li...

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IN PERSON Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month: Artist Tour and Talk

  • Sep. 20, 2020, 12-7pm
  • Philipse Manor Hall
  • 29 Warburton Ave., Yonkers
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Join the library at the Philipse Manor Hall to celebrate local Hispanic Artists and their HHM exhibit! 

Featured guest artists: 

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ONLINE DIY Peace Sign

  • Sep. 21, 2020, 3-4pm
  • Patchogue-Medford Library
  • 54-60 East Main Street, Patchogue
  • Tween, Teen
  • FREE

Decorate a peace sign to celebrate the International Day of Peace. Decora un signo de la paz para celebrar el D a Internacional de la Paz. Links to...

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ONLINE Learn About Brainfuse: a FREE online Homework Help Resource

  • Sep. 22, 2020, 7-8pm
  • Patchogue-Medford Library
  • 54-60 East Main Street, Patchogue
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult
  • FREE

For parents and school aged children. Distance Learning is hard. Let the library help! Learn about this FREE resource available to all library card...

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Book Chat (With a visit from the author, Melissa Sarno!)

  • Sep. 25, 2020, 4:15 p.m. to 5:15 p.m.
  • Hendrick Hudson Free Library
  • 185 Kings Ferry Road, Montrose
  • Tween
  • FREE

For our September Book Chat, we welcome local author Melissa Sarno (Just Under the Clouds, A Swirl of Ocean) to join us to discuss her debut middle...

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ONLINE Graphic Novel Book Group on Zoom

  • Sep. 25, 2020, 3:45pm
  • Larchmont Public Library
  • 121 Larchmont Avenue, Larchmont
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Join Linnea for the library's first Tween Trivia tournament. This month’s trivia questions will be all about Graphic Novels. Are you...

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IN PERSON Book Chat (With a visit from the author, Melissa Sarno!)

  • Sep. 25, 2020, 4:15-5:15pm
  • Hendrick Hudson Free Library
  • 185 Kings Ferry Road, Montrose
  • Tween
  • FREE

For the September Book Chat, the Hendrick Hudson Free Library welcomes local author Melissa Sarno (Just Under the Clouds, A Swirl of Ocea...

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ONLINE A Ride to Remember: Local Author Visit by Amy Nathan on Zoom

  • Sep. 26, 2020, 3:45pm
  • Larchmont Public Library
  • 121 Larchmont Avenue, Larchmont
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Join Larchmont resident Amy Nathan for a reading and discussion of her book, which received starred reviews from two review journals. It tells the ...

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IN PERSON Rock 'N' Roll for Little Ones

  • Sep. 29, 2020, 10am
  • Hendrick Hudson Free Library
  • 185 Kings Ferry Road, Montrose
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Live guitar, starting with kids classics and American folk songs, then moving on to The Beatles, Chuck Berry and other rock favorites. Children and...

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ONLINE Paws to Reading Program

  • Oct. 15, 2020, 3:30-4:30pm
  • Port Chester/Rye Brook Library
  • One Haseco Avenue, Port Chester
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen
  • FREE

Children Ages 7 and Up can sign up to READ stories virtually to a real dog named Stella. Each child will be given a 10 minute time slot. Please not...

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ONLINE Cloudy With A Chance of Sprinkles: Building a Rube Goldberg Machine From Home!

  • Sep. 19, 2020 - Sep. 24, 2020 , Saturday, 11am-12pm OR Thursday, 6-7pm
  • Pearl River Library
  • 80 Franklin Avenue, Pearl River
  • Tween, Teen
  • FREE

Corona boredom got you down? Build a sprinkle-pouring ice cream sundae machine from your kitchen! By setting up a chain reaction of falling dominos...

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ONLINE Silly Storytime with Miss Linnea

  • Sep. 17, 2020 - Sep. 24, 2020 , Thursdays, 3:45pm
  • Larchmont Public Library
  • 121 Larchmont Avenue, Larchmont
  • Young elementary
  • FREE

Join children's librarian Erin for themed stories and a fun craft! Register in advance to receive a Zoom link. 

September 15th:...

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ONLINE Preschool Palooza

  • Sep. 15, 2020 - Sep. 29, 2020 , Tuesdays, 3:45pm
  • Larchmont Public Library
  • 121 Larchmont Avenue, Larchmont
  • Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Join children's librarian Erin for themed stories and a fun craft! Register in advance to receive a Zoom link. 

September 15th:...

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ONLINE Young and Restless

  • Sep. 16, 2020 - Sep. 30, 2020 , Wednesdays, 10am
  • Larchmont Public Library
  • 121 Larchmont Avenue, Larchmont
  • Baby
  • FREE

Being a new parent is hard, and being a new parent during this crazy time is even harder! With this interactive and intimate class, you will (...

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ONLINE Jammin' with Josh

  • Sep. 04, 2020 - Sep. 25, 2020 , Fridays, 11am
  • Babylon Public Library
  • 24 S. Carll Ave., Babylon
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Join Mr. Josh (and his guitar) on Facebook for fun stories and songs: https://www.facebook.com/BrooklynPublicLibrary

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ONLINE Storytime

  • Sep. 02, 2020 - Sep. 30, 2020 , Mondays-Fridays, 4pm
  • New York Public Library
  • ,
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Hear a story every weekday! For children, infants to age 18 months, ages 18 to 36 months, ages 3 to 5 years, children

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ONLINE Virtual Music and Movement

  • Aug. 07, 2020 - Sep. 25, 2020 , Fridays, 11am **NO SESSION 9/4**
  • Bellmore Library
  • ,
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

During this interactive virtual program, your child will hear familiar rhymes and songs to get them moving and dancing! Recommended for ages 5 and ...

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ONLINE Virtual Fall Singalongs with Chloe

  • Sep. 16, 2020 - Nov. 11, 2020 , Wednesdays, all day
  • Port Chester-Rye Brook Library
  • One Haseco Avenue, Port Chester
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Visit the Port Chester-Rye Brook Public Library's website and participate with the new virtual "Singalongs with Chloe" programs. Babi...

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ONLINE Virtual Yin Yoga@Home

  • Aug. 25, 2020 - Oct. 27, 2020 , Tuesdays, 7-8:15am
  • Patchogue-Medford Library
  • 54-60 East Main Street, Patchogue
  • Teen, Adult
  • FREE

Slower paced class involving variations of seated and supine poses held for 3-5 minutes. A more meditative approach to yoga. For all levels. Please join the program from your computer, tablet or smartphone.

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ONLINE Virtual Classic Yoga @ Home

  • Aug. 20, 2020 - Oct. 29, 2020 , Thursdays, 7-8:15am
  • Patchogue-Medford Library
  • 54-60 East Main Street, Patchogue
  • Teen, Adult
  • FREE

Wake up with stretching and strengthening asanas with the library from your own home.

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