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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 Rockin’ Reels: The Greatest Rock and Roll Movies of All Time

  • Aug. 21, 2020, 12pm
  • Westhampton Free Library
  • 7 Library Ave., Westhampton Beach
  • Adult
  • Free with Westhampton Free Library Card

Hear from Clive Young about classic Rock and Roll films. Learn how they were made and how they reflect the times in which they were released. (Regi...

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IN PERSON: Outdoor Shorts Film Festival 2020: This Is Now

  • Aug. 14, 2020 - Aug. 15, 2020 , Doors: 7pm; event: 8pm
  • GARNER Arts Center
  • 55 W. Railroad Ave., Garnerville
  • Tween, Teen, Adult
  • $18 in advance; $25 at the door

Now in its 4th season, Outdoor Shorts is an unforgettable event in one of the Hudson Valley?s most unique historic sites, the GARNER Historic Distr...

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Movie Lot Drive-In

  • Aug. 13, 2020 - Aug. 16, 2020 , 8:45pm
  • Smith Haven Mall
  • 313 Smith Haven Mall, Lake Grove
  • All Ages
  • $40 per car

Ticketholders are permitted to bring their own food and snacks to enjoy during the show. Attendees may also consider Smith Haven Mall restaurants for curbside pick up before filing into the lot for the movie. Portable restrooms will be available for use. Rain or shine, all ticket sales are final.

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POST-PAUSE Monday Night Drive-In

  • Aug. 03, 2020 - Aug. 31, 2020 , Fridays, sunset
  • Westhampton Free Library
  • 7 Library Ave., Westhampton Beach
  • All Ages
  • Free with Westhampton Free Library Card

Spend an evening with the big screen. Schedule below:

Aug. 3, 8:03 pm: "Sixteen Candles" 

Aug 10, 7:54 pm: "Shrek&q...

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POST-PAUSE Drive-In Movie Nights

  • Jul. 09, 2020 - Aug. 27, 2020 , See website for schedule
  • Stamford Museum and Nature Center Parking Lot
  • 151 Scofieldtown Road, Stamford
  • All Ages
  • $60 for 3 or more people; $40 for up to 2 people

Enjoy an Authentic Drive-In Experiences for Family Nights Out! All Proceeds from Drive-In Movie Nights Directly Support the SM&NC. Purchas...

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ONLINE Feathers of Fire--The Movie

  • Jun. 04, 2020 - Jun. 04, 2022 , Anytime
  • Vimeo
  • 155 First Ave., New York
  • All Ages
  • $4.95

"Feathers of Fire--The Movie" is an ingenious production of theater-on-film, conceived and directed by Hamid Rahmanian. It is intended fo...

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