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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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Chefs of Long Island - Food & Wine Tasting

  • Oct. 05, 2020, 6:30-10pm
  • The Carltun at Eisenhower Park
  • 1899 Hempstead Turnpike, East Meadow
  • All Ages
  • $100

Chefs of Long Island is a food and beverage tasting event featuring over 50 of the area's most prestigious restaurants and beverage providers. ...

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ONLINE Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month: “Stars of the Americas” Facebook Live Bilingual Planetarium Show

  • Sep. 18, 2020, 6pm
  • Cradle of Aviation Museum
  • Charles Lindbergh Blvd. , Garden City
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Celebrando Cultura is the Cradle of Aviation Museum’s vision to inspire and serve the growing Long Island Latinx Community by creating cultur...

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IN PERSON The Village of Hempstead Drive-Thru Play Day

  • Sep. 19, 2020, 1-3pm
  • Kennedy Memorial Park
  • 335 Greenwich Street, Hempstead
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Children are invited to put down their electronics and get out to play for a healthier lifestyle. The Town of Hempstead will be giving out bac...

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IN PERSON MUSHROOM CRAFT

  • Sep. 19, 2020, 10am-4pm
  • Garvies Point Museum
  • 50 Barry Drive, Glen Cove
  • All Ages
  • $5; $3 ages 5-12

All are welcome to make a cute mushroom craft! Included with museum admission. Masks required, must sign up for 1/2 hour time slot.

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IN PERSON MUSHROOM MADNESS HIKE

  • Sep. 19, 2020, 11am-12pm and 2-3pm
  • Garvies Point Museum
  • 50 Barry Drive, Glen Cove
  • All Ages
  • $5; $3 ages 5-12

All are welcome to make a cute mushroom craft! Included with museum admission. Masks required, must sign up for 1/2 hour time slot.

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ONLINE SPECIAL NEEDS Story Art

  • Sep. 19, 2020, 10:30-11:15am
  • Bethpage Library
  • 47 Powell Ave, Bethpage
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Join the library for an inclusive, adaptive literacy and art program. Fun stories and activities will be offered.
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IN PERSON Rosh Hashanah for Teens

  • Sep. 20, 2020, 5:30-7pm
  • Chabad of the Five Towns
  • 234 Washington Ave., Cedarhurst
  • Teen
  • FREE

Teens in grades 9-12 are invited to experience Rosh Hashanah with the Chabad of the Five Towns. Enjoy meaningful & inspiring High Holiday ...

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ONLINE Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month: Commemorating Felix Rigau Carrera's Heritage

  • Sep. 22, 2020, All day
  • Cradle of Aviation Museum
  • Charles Lindbergh Blvd. , Garden City
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Celebrando Cultura is the Cradle of Aviation Museum’s vision to inspire and serve the growing Long Island Latinx Community by creating cultur...

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IN PERSON Advanced Paleontology for Kids (8yr and up)

  • Sep. 26, 2020, 10am-3pm
  • The Center for Science Teaching & Learning
  • 1450 Tanglewood Rd, Rockville Centre
  • Tween
  • $100

Fossils can tell us about what prehistoric animals looked like, but did you know they can also tell us about how these animals behaved? This exciti...

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ONLINE Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month: Celebrating Fernando Caldeiro

  • Sep. 29, 2020, All day
  • Cradle of Aviation Museum
  • Charles Lindbergh Blvd. , Garden City
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Celebrando Cultura is the Cradle of Aviation Museum’s vision to inspire and serve the growing Long Island Latinx Community by creating cultur...

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ONLINE Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month: Virtual (Zoom) Tour of the Museum in Spanish

  • Oct. 03, 2020, 11am
  • Cradle of Aviation Museum
  • Charles Lindbergh Blvd. , Garden City
  • All Ages
  • FREE

To celebrate Hispanic Heritage month, the Cradle of Aviation Museum is hosting a series of virtual events to celebrate influential trailblazers in ...

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ONLINE Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month: “Stars of the Americas” Facebook Live Bilingual Planetarium Show

  • Oct. 16, 2020, 6pm
  • Cradle of Aviation Museum
  • Charles Lindbergh Blvd. , Garden City
  • All Ages
  • FREE

To celebrate Hispanic Heritage month, the Cradle of Aviation Museum is hosting a series of virtual events to celebrate influential trailblazers in ...

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IN PERSON Honey Bee Experience 2020

  • Sep. 19, 2020 - Sep. 20, 2020 , Saturday, 3:30-5pm; Sunday, 10:30am-5pm
  • Pinelawn Memorial Park And Arboretum
  • 2030 Wellwood Avenue, Farmingdale
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Back by popular demand! Get up close with Honey Bees for the second Honey Bee Experience! With 5 hives on the property, Pinelawn’s Maste...

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IN PERSON Cars & Coffee x Caffeine

  • Sep. 20, 2020 - Oct. 04, 2020 , Sundays, 9am-12pm
  • Caffeine
  • 3118 Lawson Blvd., Oceanside
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Cars & Coffee Long Island, held with Caffeine in Oceanside, NY! All makes and models welcome, hang and appreciate each others cars over a cup o...

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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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IN PERSON Kids Zumba

  • Aug. 12, 2020 - Sep. 30, 2020 , Wednesdays, 3:15-4pm
  • Great Neck Stepping Point Park
  • Redbrook Rd., Kings Point
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • $25 per class; discounts on multi class passes available

Instructor Michele Tabaroki, owner of ConfiDanze Dance Studio, will have you grooving to the beats of salsa, flamenco and merengue music, dancing y...

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POST-PAUSE Zumba Classes

  • Aug. 16, 2020 - Oct. 04, 2020 , Sundays., 10-11am
  • Great Neck Stepping Stone Park
  • 38 Stepping Stone Lane, Great Neck
  • Teen, Adult
  • $15 per class

Instructor Michele Tabaroki has been dancing since childhood. She has studied ballet, tap, jazz, contemporary and Middle Eastern dance. She has bee...

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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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IN PERSON Adult Zumba

  • Aug. 10, 2020 - Oct. 04, 2020 , Mondays, Wednesdays and Sundays 10-11am
  • Great Neck Stepping Point Park
  • Redbrook Rd., Kings Point
  • Teen, Adult
  • $15 per class; discounts on multi class passes available

Instructor Michele Tabaroki, owner of ConfiDanze Dance Studio, will have you grooving to the beats of salsa, flamenco and merengue music, dancing y...

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Breastfeeding Support Group

  • Dec. 10, 2019 - Apr. 13, 2021 , Tuesdays, 10-11am
  • North Shore University Hospital
  • 300 Community Drive, Manhasset
  • Baby, Adult
  • FREE

Discussions are facilitated by a lactation consultant covering many topics including postpartum adjustment, feeding, sleeping, normal newborn behavior, and going back to work.

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IN PERSON KENNEDY PLAZA FARMERS MARKET

  • Jun. 17, 2020 - Nov. 25, 2020 , Wednesdays and Saturdays, 9am-2pm
  • LI Greenmarket Inc.
  • 1 W Chester St., Long Beach
  • All Ages
  • Admission is free, prices vary for goods

The market offers fresh produce and many other wholesome goods.

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