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IN PERSON BEES ARTS AND CRAFTS STUDIO: HALLOWEEN ART PARTY

  • Oct. 31, 2020, 12-2pm and 4-6pm
  • The Shops at Atlas Park
  • 8000 Cooper Ave., Glendale
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen
  • $40

Bring the kids to make a Halloween themed painting on 11x14 Canvas and making a Halloween Craft! Seats are limited to 20 children. Must RSVP a...

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IN PERSON Halloween Craft

  • Oct. 31, 2020, 1-4pm
  • Vander Ende - Onderdonk House
  • 1820 Flushing Ave., Ridgewood
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • $5; free for children younger than 12

Join the Vander-Ende Onderdonk House on Halloween for seasonal arts & crafts and spooky ghost stories! Socially distanced “Tric...

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IN PERSON Glow in the Dark Kids Paint Party

  • Oct. 31, 2020, 5-7:30pm
  • Allure Art Studio
  • 197-05 Jamaica Avenue, Jamaica
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • $20

The annual GLOW IN THE DARK HALLOWEEN. PAINT PARTY includes: a glow paint session, snacks & refreshments, LOTS of candy, and tote bags for...

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ONLINE Special Teeny Tiny Halloween Workshop Direct from Tokyo!

  • Oct. 31, 2020, 9:30am
  • Hitomi's Miniature World of Clay
  • , New York
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween, Teen
  • $17

Start the day in an extraordinary way! Japan's premiere Ms. Frizzle of clay, Hitomi Nendol, will lead a teeny Halloween special workshop. ...

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IN PERSON Gratitude Journals

  • Nov. 01, 2020, All Day
  • Teen Center at the Patchogue-Medford Library Carnegie Library
  • 160 West Main Street, Patchogue
  • Tween, Teen
  • FREE

Make your own gratitude journal to manifest positivity in your life. Haga su propio diario personal de gratitud para manifestar positividad en su v...

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IN PERSON Town of Clarkstown Painting in the Park on 'Wine Glasses'

  • Nov. 07, 2020, 1-3pm
  • Congers Lake Memorial Park Picnic Pavilion
  • 8 Gilchrest Road, Congers
  • Adult
  • $40

SPONSORED AND CONDUCTED BY: Clarkstown Parks Board and Recreation Commission in cooperation with Nicolette Mia. This class includes two wine glasse...

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ONLINE Morgan Explorers

  • Nov. 08, 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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ONLINE Thanksgiving Centerpieces

  • Nov. 13, 2020, 5:30pm
  • Westhampton Free Library
  • 7 Library Ave., Westhampton Beach
  • All Ages
  • Free with Westhampton Free Library Card

Pick-up materials via curbside service to make a beautiful fall arrangement for your Thanksgiving table. You will need a hot glue gun.

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ONLINE Pony Bead Multicolored Corn Craft - Virtual

  • Nov. 15, 2020, 6pm
  • Westhampton Free Library- Virtual, Zoom
  • 7 Library Ave., Westhampton Beach
  • Tween
  • Free with Westhampton Free Library Card

Pick up supplies via curbside pick-up at the library and decorate your own fall decoration. (Registration required).

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IN PERSON Family Wheel Night

  • Nov. 21, 2020, 6-8pm
  • Clay Art Center
  • 40 Beech Street, Port Chester
  • Tween, Teen, Adult
  • $45

Join Clay Art Center for some family fun in this one-time class for parents, kids, tweens or teens interested in learning to use the potter&rs...

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ONLINE Morgan Explorers

  • Nov. 22, 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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ONLINE Crafternoon on Facebook LIVE: Thankful Turkey Mason Jar

  • Nov. 25, 2020, 4:30-5pm
  • Nanuet Public Library
  • 149 Church St., Nanuet
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Share with families what you are thankful for this year.  Craft along with Miss Jen in her kitchen with your craft kit to go.  Pick up yo...

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IN PERSON Grab and Go Thanksgiving Turkey Craft Pickup at the Port Chester-Rye Brook Public Library

  • Nov. 12, 2020 - Nov. 23, 2020 , All Day
  • Port Chester/Rye Brook Library
  • One Haseco Avenue, Port Chester
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Sign up now by emailing pcrbchildrens@wlsmail.org or by calling (914)939-6710 and Press 3 to pick up a Grab and Go Thanksgiving turkey craft. Child...

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IN PERSON Central Park Pumpkin Painting

  • Oct. 11, 2020 - Oct. 31, 2020 , Sundays and October 31, 2:30pm
  • Central Park
  • 67 Central Park West, Upper Manhattan
  • All Ages
  • $35.95

For this special event, instead of canvases, you will be painting on pumpkins! A Master Artist will walk you through the steps to create a cre...

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IN PERSON Build a Sailboat

  • Oct. 03, 2020 - Oct. 31, 2020 , Saturdays, 1:30-3pm
  • Domino Park
  • 15 River Steet, Williamsburg
  • Tween, Teen, Adult
  • FREE

Using sanitized hand tools, STEM skills and household teamwork, participants will harness the unique craft of wooden boatbuilding and maritime-cent...

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ONLINE Small Stitches Sewing Series

  • Oct. 12, 2020 - Nov. 16, 2020 , Mondays, 7-8pm
  • Patchogue-Medford Library
  • 54-60 East Main Street, Patchogue
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Learn to sew and go from zero to backpack! Ages 8-12 (and their grownups are encouraged to participate) Aprende a coser una mochila! De 8 a 12 a os...

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IN PERSON NEW NYC Mural: Kashi Teams Up With UN + Street Art For Mankind For Hunger

  • Sep. 25, 2020 - Oct. 31, 2020 , Anytime
  • New York City’s Midtown
  • 245 East 44th Street, New York
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Kashi is teaming up with the United Nations and Street Art for Mankind to help raise awareness for their shared vision of a world where everyone ha...

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ONLINE Explore at Home

  • Oct. 13, 2020 - Nov. 24, 2020 , Tuesdays, 4-5pm
  • Dyckman Farmhouse Museum
  • 4881 Broadway, New York City
  • Tween, Teen
  • $10

Historic house museums partner on this six week virtual series to make suncatcher designs. explore textile-making. discover chemistry in art, and m...

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IN PERSON Makers and Players Sunday

  • Sep. 20, 2020 - Dec. 27, 2020 , Sundays, 2pm+
  • House of Playful Soul
  • 5 Station Square , Forest Hills
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • $40

Kids will enjoy a two hour fun filled session where they create projects and play with friends!  Advanced registration required. 

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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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ONLINE Learn Digital Painting and Color Workshop

  • Jul. 24, 2020 - Jun. 25, 2021 , 10am
  • The New York Public Library - Pelham Bay
  • 3060 Middletown Rd, The Bronx
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Are you struggling with paint color but don't know where to start? If you love to paint portraits, draw characters or create fantasy environmen...

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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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