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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 Take & Make Craft

  • Feb. 02, 2021 - Jan. 26, 2021 , Tuesdays, 12-5pm
  • Mt. Kisco Public Library
  • 100 E. Main St., Mount Kisco
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Location of craft - outside by the book drop Sponsored by the Mount Kisco Public Library Board of Trustees

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ONLINE Draw Mario from Super Mario Brothers

  • Jan. 26, 2021, 5-6pm
  • Key to My Art
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  • All Ages
  • $20 per device (siblings and family members can share)

Mario is back! Learn to draw him step by step. Supplies Needed: Pencil Paper Any coloring materials (markers, crayons, pencils, pastels etc). No Ex...

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ONLINE VISION BOARD PARTY

  • Jan. 28, 2021, 6pm
  • Bloomingdale School of Music
  • 323 W. 108th St., Upper West Side
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Ready to set some intentional resolutions for the new year? Then join BSM staff for a night of mindful goal-setting and take time to craft your ver...

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ONLINE VIRTUAL Avocado Drawing Event!

  • Jan. 30, 2021, 1-2pm
  • Key to My Art
  • , Amityville
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Draw Avocados with Key to My Art! Supplies Needed: Paper, pencil, anything to add color (markers, crayons, colored pencils etc)! Step by Step instr...

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IN PERSON Making Clay Amulets: to be Future Ancestors with Bel Falleiros

  • Jan. 30, 2021, 11am-1pm
  • GARNER Arts Center
  • 55 West Railroad Avenue, Garnerville
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • $35 class, $5 materials

Investigate the many forms that CLAY can take, exploring its plasticity and texture as well as its ancestral presence across cultures. Over the cou...

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ONLINE Open Studio from Home: Marisol

  • Jan. 30, 2021, 11-11:40am
  • Whitney Museum of American Art
  • 99 Gansevoort St., Meatpacking District
  • All Ages
  • FREE

You are invited to Open Studio From Home, free weekly online art classes with Whitney Educators! Participants will experiment, create, and learn to...

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ONLINE Draw a Uni-Mermaid

  • Feb. 02, 2021, 5-6pm
  • Key to My Art
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  • All Ages
  • $20 per device (siblings and family members can share)

Can't decide if you love unicorns or mermaids more? Join Key to My Art to draw a Uni-Mermaid! Supplies Needed: Pencil Paper Any coloring m...

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IN PERSON Make A Polar Bear With Polymer Clay (Ages 5-8, 9-12)

  • Feb. 06, 2021, 2-3pm, Ages 5-8; 3-4pm, Ages 9-12
  • The Rye Arts Center
  • 51 Milton Road, Rye
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • $20 (members receive discount)

Make a wintery polar bear friend! Using polymer clay you will learn how to make simple shapes with clay and put them together to form a cute sculpt...

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Canvas Painting at Town of Clarkstown

  • Feb. 10, 2021, 5:45-7:45pm
  • Street Community Center
  • 31 Zukor Road, New City
  • Tween, Teen, Adult
  • $40

Enjoy painting a 16" X 20" masterpiece. Be inspired by local artists who will guide you step by step through a featured painting. Clarkst...

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IN PERSON Valentine's Day Workshop: Laser Cutting with Glowforge!

  • Feb. 11, 2021, 4:30-6pm
  • The Rye Arts Center
  • 51 Milton Road, Rye
  • Tween
  • $25 (members receive discount)

Explore the Art Center's latest addition - The Glowforge! Using CAD design students will create a Valentine's themed pendant or pin that wi...

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IN PERSON Valentine's Day Pop Up Cards Workshop

  • Feb. 13, 2021, 10am-12pm
  • The Rye Arts Center
  • 51 Milton Road, Rye
  • Tween
  • $25 (members receive discount)

Nothing says Happy Valentine's Day better than Handmade, custom, Valentine's Day cards. Bring a picture of a special person or animal you l...

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IN PERSON San Valentino Workshop

  • Feb. 13, 2021, 3:45-4:45pm
  • Speakitaly NYC
  • 49 West 28th street, FL 3, New York
  • Pre-school & younger, Tween
  • $35

Make hearts and spread love with some glitter and red color for the people we love. All we need is Love! 

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ONLINE Beware the Kraken Virtual Craft Workshop

  • Feb. 17, 2021, 11am
  • The Whaling Museum & Education Center
  • 301 Main Street, Cold Spring Harbor
  • All Ages
  • $5 donation greatly appreciated

What has an eye the size of a dinner plate? The giant squid of course! Tales of giant squid terrorized mariners for centuries. Discover terrifying ...

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ONLINE #MetKids Illustrator Series: Lulu Delacre

  • Feb. 18, 2021, Anytime
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • 1000 Fifth Ave., Upper East Side
  • All Ages
  • FREE

#MetKids Illustrator Series will include doodling activities in the galleries, explanations of illustrating techniques, comics about the Museum, an...

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ONLINE Family Fun Night! Sip & Drip!

  • Feb. 18, 2021, 5:30pm
  • New City Library
  • 220 N. Main St., New City
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult
  • FREE

Join New City Library online for a fun night of painting! Follow along with the video instructor, pause when you need to, and create a beautiful wo...

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ONLINE San Valentino Workshop

  • Feb. 11, 2021 - Feb. 12, 2021 , Thursday, 11am-12pm; Friday, 3:30-4:30pm
  • Speakitaly NYC
  • 49 West 28th street, FL 3, New York
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • $25

Make hearts and spread love with some glitter and red color for the people we love. All we need is Love!

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ONLINE Italian Masquerade Carneval Workshop

  • Feb. 23, 2021 - Feb. 26, 2021 , Tuesday, 11am; Friday, 3:30pm
  • Speakitaly NYC
  • 49 West 28th street, FL 3, New York
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • $25

If you can't go to Venice then Venice must come to you! Decorate and make one of the more famous things: maschere di carnevale! Advanced regist...

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ONLINE Build a love shack

  • Feb. 01, 2021 - Feb. 14, 2021 , Anytime
  • Riesterer's Bakery
  • 282 Hempstead Ave, West Hempstead
  • Tween, All Ages
  • $29

Pick up and build a chocolate Love Shack. Candy, cookies and icing bag included. No Mortgage Necessary. Delicious fun for the whole family.

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IN PERSON Winter Craft Workshop

  • Jan. 09, 2021 - Jan. 30, 2021 , Saturdays, 12-4pm
  • The Whaling Museum and Education Center
  • 301 Main St., Cold Spring Harbor
  • All Ages
  • Free with admission: $6; $5 seniors 62 and older, youth 4-18; free for children 3 and younger and Active Military with ID

Bring the kids to this workshop for self serve winter-themed crafts. Please note space is limited to no more than 15 people in the workshop at...

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ONLINE Virtual Family Studio Art Workshop: Portrait and Nature

  • Jan. 09, 2021 - Jan. 30, 2021 , Saturdays, 1:30pm
  • Hudson River Museum
  • 511 Warburton Ave., Yonkers
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Using your photo as a guide, create a self-portrait in the colors of the landscape of your birthplace. Then collage your drawing onto a background&...

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IN PERSON F&T Presents Lunar New Year at the Garden

  • Feb. 06, 2021 - Feb. 28, 2021 , Saturdays and Sundays, 8am-4:30pm
  • Queens Botanical Garden
  • 43-50 Main St., Flushing
  • All Ages
  • FREE

This year safely celebrate the Lunar New Year at the Garden throughout the month of February! Enjoy festive décor, pick up one of their free...

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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 and ONLINE Cook or Craft Take-Home Kits

  • Jan. 01, 2021 - Feb. 28, 2021 , any time
  • The Whaling Museum & Education Center
  • 301 Main Street, Cold Spring Harbor
  • Adult, All Ages
  • $10 per kit to be picked up at museum, virtual lesson is free

NEW SEASONAL OFFER: SAILOR’S VALENTINE Did you know that whalers brought home a special souvenir for their loved ones called a Sailor’s...

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ONLINE I Heart Art Junior

  • Jan. 12, 2021 - Mar. 23, 2021 , Tuesdays, 10am
  • Ossining Public Library
  • 53 Croton Ave, OSSINING
  • Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Fun art projects for little hands. The library will post a video on Facebook and

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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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