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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 Summer Cooking: Dinner with Danielle

  • May. 27, 2020, 5pm
  • New City Library
  • 220 North Main Street, New City
  • Adult
  • FREE

Join local baker, caterer and blogger Danielle Addimandi for a virtual cook-along as she prepares a summer-inspired menu, including frozen strawber...

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ONLINE B2R Songwriting Webinar Part 2: Song Topic & Lyrics

  • May. 27, 2020, 4-5pm or 7-8pm
  • Bach 2 Rock
  • 150 East Route 59, Nanuet
  • Tween, Teen, Adult
  • $10

This workshop will answer the question that many songwriters ask themselves: What should I write about? To aide in this thematic quest, this progra...

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ONLINE The Influence of Mary Mowbray-Clarke

  • May. 28, 2020, 8-9pm
  • Rockland Center for the Arts
  • 27 S. Greenbush Rd, West Nyack
  • Teen, Adult
  • $10

This lecture, by art-historian Justin Duerr, will give an overview of the multi-faceted artist and counter-cultural maven Mary Mowbray-Clarke, her ...

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ONLINE - Creativity & Wellbeing: Building on the Synergy

  • Jun. 02, 2020, 3-4pm
  • Rockland Center for the Arts
  • 27 S. Greenbush Rd., West Nyack
  • Teen
  • $10

Creativity is part of human nature. Especially now, it's important to recognize and engage the creative problem-solving capacities that we all ...

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ONLINE The Golden Age of Hollywood

  • Jun. 03, 2020, 2pm
  • New City Library
  • 220 North Main Street, New City
  • Adult
  • FREE

From the late 1920s through the end of World War II, studios like MGM, Warner Bros, 20th Century Fox, Paramount, and RKO would dominate film produc...

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ONLINE B2R Songwriting Webinar Part 3: Chord Progressions and Song

  • Jun. 03, 2020, 4-5pm or 7-8pm
  • Bach 2 Rock
  • 150 East Route 59, Nanuet
  • All Ages
  • $10

The backbone of every song is the chord progression. In this workshop, students will learn how to select chord progressions that match their song t...

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Gender Joy Support Group: For Parents of Gender Creative Children (Pre-K to 12 Years Old)

  • Jun. 06, 2020, 11am-12:30pm
  • Rockland County Pride Center
  • 28 S. Franklin Street, Nyack
  • Adult
  • FREE

This is a supportive space for parents and care-givers of gender-creative/gender-expansive kids from preschool to age 12 yrs old. Unfortunately, th...

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Nature Art Activities at Home

  • May. 19, 2020 - May. 31, 2020 , Anytime
  • Strawtown Studio
  • 640 North Midland Ave. , Nyack
  • All Ages
  • FREE

With these free activities (shared via PDF and video) experience close-up nature observation, art and handwork with simple materials from your home...

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ONLINE Virtual Chair Yoga & Morning Meditation

  • May. 21, 2020 - Jun. 04, 2020 , Thursdays, 10am
  • New City Library
  • 220 North Main Street, New City
  • Teen, Adult
  • FREE

Longtime chair yoga and meditation teacher, Rochelle Spooner, will demonstrate and talk you through an evening yoga session. Whether you're wor...

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Nature Strollers

  • Apr. 27, 2020 - Jun. 15, 2020 , Mondays, 9:30am **NO SESSION 5/25**
  • Hudson Highlands Nature Museum's Outdoor Discovery Center
  • Muser Drive, Cornwall
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Adult
  • $5; free for members

Follow gentle stroller-friendly trails and explore the fields, ponds, and forest as you enjoy a fun nature lesson.

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ONLINE Math Club

  • Apr. 28, 2020 - Jun. 16, 2020 , 4:30-5:30pm
  • Palisades Free Library
  • 19 Closter Road, Palisades
  • Tween
  • FREE

Calling all math lovers! The Palisades Free Library is pleased to welcome back mathematician Henry Ricardo for another Math Enrichment Cl...

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ONLINE Virtual Early Childhood Music Education Classes

  • Apr. 25, 2020 - Jun. 30, 2020 , Tuesdays, 2:45pm; Wednesdays, 12:15pm; Saturdays, 10:45am
  • Bach to Rock Nanuet
  • 150 East Route 59 , Nanuet
  • Pre-school & younger
  • $18

Bach to Rock Nanuet is now offering virtual Rock City Classes! They have completely restructured their popular early childhood education for v...

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Friday Fun

  • Apr. 03, 2020 - Jun. 26, 2020 , Fridays, 4-5pm **CLOSED 4/10**
  • Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library, Village Branch
  • 85 Main St., Haverstraw
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Enjoy different programs every week: Builder's Club, games, 3-D fun with 3-D pens, PS4, Code Club, Science Squad!

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Library Chess Group

  • Feb. 05, 2020 - May. 27, 2020 , Wednesdays, 5:30-8pm
  • Albert Wisner Public Library
  • 28 Railroad Ave., Warwick
  • Teen, Adult
  • FREE

New players are always welcome to this non-instructional chess group.

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Sit and Knit

  • Feb. 06, 2020 - May. 28, 2020 , Thursdays, 3:30-4:45pm
  • Albert Wisner Public Library
  • 28 Railroad Ave., Warwick
  • Teen
  • FREE

Join the library for craft and chat. Share your project, get advice, or learn a new skill.

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ONLINE Rockland Baby Cafe

  • May. 26, 2020 - Sep. 30, 2020 , Tuesdays and Thursdays, 11am-1pm
  • Rockland Baby Cafe
  • 1 Hilcrest Center Drive Suite 214, Spring Valley
  • Pre-school & younger, Adult
  • Free

Rockland Baby Cafe provides free breastfeeding education and support from Certified Lactation Counselors. Join them to meet and talk with other new...

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Orangetown Suffragist

  • Apr. 19, 2020 - Nov. 30, 2020 , Tuesdays and Fridays, 10am-2pm; Sundays, 1-4 or by appointment
  • Orangetown Historical Museum
  • 196 Chief Bill Harris Way, Orangeburg
  • All Ages
  • FREE Admission is free, donations appreciated

Orangetown Suffragist honors the women of Orangetown that were engaged in this national movement and the legacy they have left us. 

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Weekly Drop-In at Rockland Baby Café

  • Mar. 25, 2017 - Jan. 31, 2023 , Thursdays, 11am-1pm
  • Martin Luther King Multi-Purpose¬†Center
  • 110 Bethune Blvd., Spring Valley
  • Baby, Adult
  • FREE

A drop-in to meet and talk to new moms, learn how to make breast-feeding easier, make sure your baby is latching and gaining well, get tips on pumping and going back to work, and learn about other parenting topics.

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