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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 Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, Long Island, Westchester and Rockland.
A day of fun including more than 80 exhibitors, bounce houses, face painting, balloon animals, and a petting zoo, plus tons of kids' classes for all ages. Bring new or used books to benefit The Book Fairies and receive raffle tickets to win fabulous prizes.
Peter, Flopsy, Mopsy, Cotton-Tail, Benjamin Bunny, the McGregors and all their friends come to life in this delightful adaption.
Children of all abilities are invited to develop friendships and social skills through language, art, and physical activities. Grades K - 5th. Registration required.
Join the Long Island Explorium for an interactive workshop where you will learn how to make objects fly! Explore the different forces needed f...
Join the Long Island Explorium for an interactive workshop where you will be challenged to make your own ice cream! Explore measuring and...
Miss Mary will share a storytime with you right in the comfort of your own home! Tune in to chat and hear some stories!...
Read "The Secret School" (grades 3-5) with your family and join educators in a themed exploration of galleries and the LIM grounds. Pre-registration and payment are required.
Enjoy a petting zoo, egg hunt, photo opportunities with the Easter Bunny, face painting, bubbles galore, a Planetarium show, and more.
Kids will design and decorate their own hats and search for “eco” eggs containing treats and other goodies. Registration required.
Caring Bunny provides an exclusive, subdued, and welcoming environment for children with special needs and their families. Reserve online.
Dr. Ramon Ferrand of LI Pediatric will discuss COVID-19 and answer questions about the virus. This program is presented in partnership with HealthF...
Join Miss Mary for a virtual singing and dancing session of tiny tunes! Use the Zoom link to long on. The meeting ID is: 414 947 087 and the p...
Bring the family to this informative lesson about the key roles that protein and calcium have in our bodies. Call to register.
Enjoy this fully engaging and interactive musical experience for kids of all ages and abilities.
Children will design their own paper bag “baskets,” hunt for eggs, and have their picture taken with the Museum’s very own Bun E. Rabbit.
Join Chef Rob Scott in making a delicious churro-flavored muffin recipe. For families with children in 1st - 6th grade. Registration required.
Participants will take part in preparing a nutritious, family-friendly meal while learning how to incorporate more vegetables in the meals they already cook at home. Call to register.
JCOH’s Community Seder is a multi-generational experience that elevates the traditions of Passover with music, learning, community, and great food and wine.
Children of all ages and abilities and their family members/caregivers are welcome to enjoy the PlayMobile: The Movie (PG) in a relaxed environment. Registration required.
Learn about the amazing properties of water through hands-on challenges.
Everyone will enjoy the show during this special sensory-friendly performance.
Children and adults of all abilities are invited for friendship, socialization, laughter, and community. Call to register.
Bring a basket/container for kids to gather spring eggs on the Hatchery's grounds. Ages 3-6; Tot Garden ages 0-2.
In addition to light and sound reduction, quiet rooms, and an intentionally less-crowded Museum, visitors will enjoy crafts and hunting for eggs in and around the exhibits. Pre-registration is required for this event.
Join Sweetbriar Nature Center in Smithtown for a day filled with events, fun, egg hunts, and a lot of wonderful animals.
Easter Brunch includes a full gourmet buffet, a kids station, and a visit from the Easter Bunny who will be on hand for photos! Call for reservations.
Enjoy Easter Brunch featuring traditional brunch fare, a craft station for the kids, and a visit from the Easter Bunny. Reservations required.
Drop in during a whaley fun week of fin-tastic, kelp-yourself crafts.
Bring your child's immunization record for Drop In Free Immunizations for children without health benefits.
Learn about backyard birds as you hunt around the Hatchery looking for our feathered visitors.
Hear from Donna Lyburt of Peconic Bay Medical Center's Stroke Center about stroke symptoms and pioneering treatment. (Registration required).
Search through samples of pond water to discover what lives below the surface.
Hear from Dr. Natalie Naylor, president of Nassau County Historical Society, on the intrepid era of women, beginning with the first woman who flew ...
Brave the bay and support children and adults with intellectual and other developmental disabilities.
Learn the fundamentals of safe boating operation. Call to register.
Enjoy live music, balloon artists, a petting zoo, spring sales, season opening of the Stony Brook Grist Mill, c. 1751, and more!
Tour the Atoms to Cosmos exhibition, followed by a discussion of The Fourteenth Goldfish.
Paint portraits of shelter pets to help them get adopted!
Protect and empower your child with this video interactive workshop presented by Parents for Megan's Law.
Get suggestions for creating a healthy screen environment for your family. Registration required.
Make the world your oyster! Explore becoming an oyster gardener with Rob Crafa through the local Community Shellfish Gardening Program, which provi...
Meet the staff, tour the camp, and enjoy fun activities and registration discounts!
Celebrate the change of seasons with environmental exhibitions, live animal encounters, kid's fishing, food, and more.
This is the perfect opportunity to spend a day shopping for spring home decor, update your wardrobe, and find the perfect gift for Mother's Day.
Explore the world of fish in this interactive program and make a fun, fishy craft with your child to take home! Pre-registration required.
Learn about narwhals, design a narwhal necklace, and create an array of colorful unicorn crafts.
American Cancer Society’s Wellness Festival is a day celebrating fitness and fun while educating about preventative care.
Your child will work on a variety of skills to ease them into their future roles of being a student. Ages 3-5. Call to register.
Mall Walker Monthly Meeting Members receive a complimentary snack and blood pressure screening starting at 8am, and hear an informative lecture at 9am. Sign up online.
This series provides each participant and his/ her special loved one a precious opportunity to bond together while creating something beautiful. Space is limited. Register in advance.
Run for a good cause- medals and trophies for all!
Share the spirit and warmth of the Pesach experience in a traditional setting with family, friends, and the community. Seats are limited, so be sure to RSVP.
Visit and interact with baby chicks and bunnies, take pictures, and meet the Easter Bunny between 12 and 2pm!
Look for marine creatures that call the salt marsh and barriers beaches home, and learn some fun facts about them. Pre-registration required.
Dress in colonial garb, play old-world games, toys, and crafts. Play out life in the past and go on a scavenger hunt with prizes.
Learn about the Hatchery's reptiles and amphibians.
Watch the trout jump and splash as they devour a special diet of fish food.
Celebrate some time off from school and have fun with your family and friends!
During Homeschool Open Play children get active and can earn P.E. Credits!
Take a tour of the galleries and create art through hands-on activities.
Learn more about the school and sign up for their upcoming Open House.
Join Dungeon Master for a virtual D&D session. Must have a Discord account in advance and must register with Library and provide email add...
Join the education team for Heckscher at Home kid-friendly activities. This weekly interactive series features art projects inspired by artwork in ...
Admission includes the animal farm, visiting with the Easter Bunny (bring your own camera to take pictures), a bunny holding activity, a magic show, an Easter Egg Hunt, and more.
FREE Live ZOOM video chat tours of Pollock-Krasner House with Education Coordinator Joyce Raimondo. Joyce will guide visitors through Jackson ...
Here's a wonderful opportunity to become bilingual, play games, have snacks, and meet new people! Grades 6-12.
The New York Academy of Music and SPIN DJ ACADEMY offer a high quality online lesson experience with amazing instructors using the latest technolog...
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