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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 Musical Mornings: Violin & The Great Composer Mozart

  • Jul. 06, 2020, 9:30-9:45am
  • Westchester Children's Museum
  • 100 Playland Parkway, Rye
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Join WCM on Facebook Live with Andrew Knebel every Monday morning at 9:30am to learn all about the violin! This week, learn about the Great Co...

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ONLINE TEAM TRIVIA NIGHT

  • Jul. 07, 2020, 7pm
  • Larchmont Public Library
  • ,
  • Teen
  • FREE

Celebrate the release of Hunger Games prequel, The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes, with a trivia night. Test your knowledge. First prize is a new c...

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ONLINE Musical Munchkins on Zoom!

  • Jul. 07, 2020, 10:30-11am
  • Pound Ridge Library
  • 271 Westchester Avenue, Pound Ridge
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

“Musical Munchkins” is being brought to you via Zoom! Adrienne Gandolfi will make you and your child’s morning bright with music!...

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ONLINE Musical Mornings: Singing & The Best of The 80's

  • Jul. 07, 2020, 9:30-9:45am
  • Westchester Children's Museum
  • 100 Playland Parkway, Rye
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Join WCM on Facebook Live with Rachel Lachaga every Tuesday & Friday morning at 9:30am to learn all about singing! This Tuesday, you will ...

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ONLINE Musical Mornings: Impressions of Different Trumpeters

  • Jul. 08, 2020, 9:30-9:45am
  • Westchester Children's Museum
  • 100 Playland Parkway, Rye
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Join WCM with Noah Mattison every Wednesday morning at 9:30am to learn all about the trumpet and drums! This week, learn all about impressions...

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ONLINE Musical Mornings: Guitar & The Music of Mississippi

  • Jul. 09, 2020, 9:30-9:45am
  • Westchester Children's Museum
  • 100 Playland Parkway, Rye
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Join WCM and Alan Lighty every Thursday morning at 9:30am to learn all about the guitar! This week, learn about the music of Mississippi- John Hurt...

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ONLINE Yakety Yak 2

  • Jul. 10, 2020, 3pm
  • Hendrick Hudson Free Library
  • 185 Kings Ferry Road, Montrose
  • Young elementary
  • FREE

Discuss the book Who Was Laura Ingalls Wilder by Patricia Brennan Demuth. For children in Grade 2 only. If interested, please send an email to Miss...

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ONLINE Musical Mornings: Singing & The Best of The 90's

  • Jul. 10, 2020, 9:30-9:45am
  • Westchester Children's Museum
  • 100 Playland Parkway, Rye
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Join WCM on Facebook Live with Rachel Lachaga every Tuesday & Friday morning at 9:30am to learn all about singing! This Friday, learn abou...

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ONLINE Musical Mornings: Singing & The Best of The 90's

  • Jul. 10, 2020, 9:30-9:45am
  • Westchester Children's Museum
  • 100 Playland Parkway, Rye
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Join WCM on Facebook Live with Rachel Lachaga every Tuesday & Friday morning at 9:30am to learn all about singing! This Friday, you will learn ...

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ONLINE Musical Mornings: Violin & The Great Composer Beethoven

  • Jul. 13, 2020, 9:30-9:45am
  • Westchester Children's Museum
  • 100 Playland Parkway, Rye
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Join WCM on Facebook Live with Andrew Knebel every Monday morning at 9:30am to learn all about the violin! This week, learn about the Great Co...

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ONLINE Musical Mornings: Singing & The Best of The 00's

  • Jul. 14, 2020, 9:30-9:45am
  • Westchester Children's Museum
  • 100 Playland Parkway, Rye
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Join WCM on Facebook Live with Rachel Lachaga every Tuesday & Friday morning at 9:30am to learn all about singing! This Tuesday, learn abo...

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ONLINE Musical Mornings: Trumpet & Music and Emotions

  • Jul. 15, 2020, 9:30-9:45am
  • Westchester Children's Museum
  • 100 Playland Parkway, Rye
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Join WCM and Noah Mattison every Wednesday morning at 9:30am to learn all about the trumpet and drums! This week, learn all about music a...

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ONLINE Musical Mornings: Guitar Theory

  • Jul. 16, 2020, 9:30-9:45am
  • Westchester Children's Museum
  • 100 Playland Parkway, Rye
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Join WCM and Alan Lighty every Thursday morning at 9:30am to learn all about the guitar! This week, learn about guitar theory!

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ONLINE Yakety Yak 3

  • Jul. 17, 2020, 3pm
  • Hendrick Hudson Free Library
  • 185 Kings Ferry Road, Montrose
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Discuss the book Who Was Blackbeard by James Buckley Jr. For children in Grade 3 only. If interested, please send an email to Miss Linda at lpuskar...

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ONLINE Musical Mornings: Singing & The Best of The 2010's to now

  • Jul. 17, 2020, 9:30-9:45am
  • Westchester Children's Museum
  • 100 Playland Parkway, Rye
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Join WCM on Facebook Live with Rachel Lachaga every Tuesday & Friday morning at 9:30am to learn all about singing! This Tuesday, lear...

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When Disco Was King: Ft. Members of the Village People

  • Jul. 18, 2020, 8pm
  • Paramount Hudson Valley Theater
  • 1008 Brown Street, Peekskill
  • All Ages
  • $32.50-$52.50

It’s time to GET DOWN AND BOOGIE! Celebrate all things disco—the culture, the people, the era and most importantly, the MUSIC! Join The...

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ONLINE Musical Mornings: Singing & Musical Theater History — The 30s-50s

  • Jul. 21, 2020, 9:30-9:45am
  • Westchester Children's Museum
  • 100 Playland Parkway, Rye
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Join WCM on Facebook Live with Rachel Lachaga every Tuesday & Friday morning at 9:30am to learn all about singing! This Tuesday, learn abo...

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ONLINE Musical Mornings: Trumpet & Building Beautiful Chords

  • Jul. 22, 2020, 9:30-9:45am
  • Westchester Children's Museum
  • 100 Playland Parkway, Rye
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Join WCM and Noah Mattison every Wednesday morning at 9:30am to learn all about the trumpet and drums! This week, learn all about buildin...

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ONLINE 'Virtual Hans Christian Anderson Show Featuring Lou Del Bianco'

  • Jul. 23, 2020, 9-10am
  • Port Chester-Rye Brook Public Library
  • 1 Haseco Ave, Port Chester
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Visit the Port Chester-Rye Brook Public Library's website to see and hear Lou Del Bianco perform a one man musical entertainment show featuring...

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ONLINE Musical Mornings: Guitar & The Music of Rev. Gary Davis

  • Jul. 23, 2020, 9:30-9:45am
  • Westchester Children's Museum
  • 100 Playland Parkway, Rye
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Join WCM and Alan Lighty every Thursday morning at 9:30am to learn all about the guitar! This week, learn about the music of Rev. Gary Da...

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ONLINE Book Chat

  • Jul. 24, 2020, 3pm
  • Hendrick Hudson Free Library
  • 185 Kings Ferry Road, Montrose
  • Tween
  • FREE

Discuss the book The Parker Inheritance by Varian Johnson. For rising 4th through 6th graders only. If interested, please send an email to Miss Mel...

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ONLINE Musical Mornings: Singing & Musical Theater History — The 60s-modern

  • Jul. 24, 2020, 9:30-9:45am
  • Westchester Children's Museum
  • 100 Playland Parkway, Rye
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Join WCM on Facebook Live with Rachel Lachaga every Tuesday & Friday morning at 9:30am to learn all about singing! This Friday, learn more abou...

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ONLINE Fantastic Fairy Tales

  • Jul. 27, 2020, 12pm
  • Hendrick Hudson Free Library
  • 185 KIngs Ferry Road, Montrose
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Enjoy a classic fairy tale read aloud by one of the children's room librarians. Video will be posted to web page by 12pm.

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ONLINE HARRY POTTER TRIVIA NIGHT

  • Jul. 28, 2020, 7pm
  • Larchmont Public Library
  • ,
  • Tween, Teen
  • FREE

 

Calling all muggles, witches, and wizards....join the library for a live Harry Potter trivia game on Kahoot - a great way to celebrate...

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Spring Crafts at Lyndhurst

  • Jul. 24, 2020 - Jul. 26, 2020 , Friday, 10am-5pm; Saturday, 10am-6pm; Sunday, 10am-5pm
  • Lyndhurst
  • 635 South Broadway, Tarrytown
  • All Ages
  • $12; $11 seniors 62 and older; $4 kids 6-16; free for children younger than 6

A full day art and shopping experience for the entire family including interactive puppet theater, delicious gourmet foods and concessions, hands-on demonstrations and more. 

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POST-PAUSE Sheldrake Backyard Bioblitz 2020

  • Jul. 12, 2020 - Jul. 18, 2020 , Sunday, 8am-Saturday, 8pm
  • Sheldrake Environmental Center
  • 685 WEAVER STREET, LARCHMONT
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Join Sheldrake for their first-ever Backyard Bioblitz, a week-long citizen-science project, where you (and your family) are the scientists gat...

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ONLINE Fantastic Fairy Tales

  • Jul. 06, 2020 - Jul. 13, 2020 , Mondays, 12pm
  • Hendrick Hudson Free Library
  • 185 Kings Ferry Road, Montrose
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Enjoy a classic fairy tale read aloud by one of the children's room librarians. Video will be posted to the library web page by 12:00 p.m.

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ONLINE Virtual Summer Stories with Ms. Tee

  • Jul. 07, 2020 - Jul. 28, 2020 , New stories each Tuesday
  • Port Chester-Rye Brook Public Library
  • Port Chester-Rye Brook Library, 1 Haseco Ave, Port Chester
  • Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Visit the Port Chester-Rye Brook Public Library's website to see and hear Ms. Tee share some of her favorite stories pool side. For more inform...

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ONLINE Celebrate Your Heritage - Live Virtual Art Workshops

  • Jul. 08, 2020 - Jul. 29, 2020 , Wednesdays, 10:30-11:15am
  • Port Chester/Rye Brook Library
  • One Haseco Avenue, Port Chester
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult
  • FREE

Families, Tweens, Teens and Adults join and participate with ?Celebrate Your Heritage - Live Virtual Art Workshops via ZOOM? using art supplies tha...

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ONLINE ANIMAL MONDAYS

  • Jun. 29, 2020 - Jul. 27, 2020 , Mondays, 11-11:15am
  • Westchester Children's Museum
  • 100 Playland Parkway, Rye
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Join WCM on Facebook Live at https://www.facebook.com/discoverWCM to meet a new animal and learn a ton of fun facts about their environme...

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ONLINE TUESDAYS WITH DOC HARMON

  • Jun. 30, 2020 - Jul. 28, 2020 , Tuesdays, 4pm
  • Westchester Children's Museum
  • 100 Playland Parkway, Rye
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Join WCM on Facebook Live at https://www.facebook.com/discoverWCM to meet a new animal and learn a ton of fun facts about their environme...

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ONLINE POP in to Play!

  • Jul. 01, 2020 - Jul. 29, 2020 , Wednesdays, 11-11:30am
  • Westchester Children's Museum
  • 100 Playland Parkway, Rye
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Each week, WCM will do an adapted version of their Young Discoverers program, with a different theme each month. Follow along at home, and particip...

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ONLINE Online Museum Minis

  • Jul. 02, 2020 - Jul. 30, 2020 , Thursdays, 10:30am
  • Westchester Children's Museum
  • 100 Playland Parkway, Rye
  • Baby
  • FREE

Each week, WCM will do an adapted version of their Young Discoverers program, with a different theme each month. Follow along at home, and particip...

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ONLINE Story Time

  • Jul. 03, 2020 - Jul. 31, 2020 , Fridays, 4-4:15pm
  • Westchester Children's Museum
  • 100 Playland Parkway, Rye
  • All Ages
  • FREE

End your week on a sweet note with WCM's weekly story time. Each week, they’ll feature a new book about kindness and diversity. For a lis...

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Uptown Drive-In Experience

  • Jul. 03, 2020 - Jul. 31, 2020 , Fridays-Sundays
  • Yankee Stadium
  • 1 East 161st Street, Bronx
  • All Ages
  • TBA

Uptown Drive-In will deliver fun and affordable activities, ranging from trivia nights to karaoke sing-alongs, comedy shows, live performances, dan...

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ONLINE WCM at Home

  • Jun. 19, 2020 - Jul. 31, 2020 , Friday evenings
  • Westchester Children's Museum
  • 100 Playland Parkway, Rye
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Even though you are unable to visit the Westchester Children’s Museum in person while practicing social distancing for the safety and we...

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ONLINE Summer Reading Game

  • Jun. 29, 2020 - Aug. 15, 2020 , Throughout the summer
  • Hendrick Hudson Free Library
  • 185 Kings Ferry Road, Montrose
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween, Teen
  • FREE

The summer reading game begins Monday June 29! Register online at hhflny14.readsquared.com and log your reading, as well as complete missions to ea...

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ONLINE Summer Reading Game

  • Jun. 29, 2020 - Aug. 15, 2020 , All summer long
  • Hendrick Hudson Free Library
  • 185 Kings Ferry Road, Montrose
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween, Teen
  • FREE

The summer reading game begins Monday June 29! Register online at hhflny14.readsquared.com and log your reading, as well as complete missions to ea...

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POST-PAUSE Maritime Aquarium Cruises: Norwalk Islands Cruises

  • Jul. 05, 2020 - Aug. 31, 2020 , Monday-Sunday, 10am–5pm
  • The Maritime Aquarium
  • 10 N. Water Street, Norwalk
  • All Ages
  • $31.50; $26.50 members

Meet amazing animals with the natural ability to glow in the dark in “Living Lights,” a special exhibit open now in The Maritime Aquari...

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ONLINE Virtual Open House

  • Jun. 24, 2020 - Aug. 26, 2020 , Wednesdays, 2pm
  • Fusion Academy
  • ,
  • Adult
  • FREE

The national health crisis has forced the hands of most academic institutions to transition from teaching students in traditional brick and mortar ...

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ONLINE Baby-wearing Dance Class

  • Jun. 20, 2020 - Aug. 29, 2020 , Saturdays, 2pm **NO SESSION 7/4**
  • Rye Library
  • ,
  • Baby, Adult
  • FREE

Join Ms. Sam, a certified GroovaRoo babywearing dance instructor, on Zoom for a private babywearing dance class. Wear comfy clothes and your favori...

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ONLINE Virtual Imagine Your Story Online Summer Reading Program

  • Jun. 08, 2020 - Sep. 02, 2020 , All Summer
  • Port Chester/Rye Brook Library
  • One Haseco Avenue, Port Chester
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Children Entering Kindergarten and Up can visit the Port Chester-Rye Brook Public Library's website and participate in their online S...

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CANCELED River Explorers - Hudson River Family Seining

  • Jun. 06, 2020 - Sep. 19, 2020 , Saturdays, 12-3pm **NO SESSION 7/4 and 9/5**
  • Center for the Urban River at Beczak
  • 35 Alexander St, Yonkers
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult
  • FREE

Wade into the river to catch and release critters! Registration required. 

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POST-PAUSE West Park Place Farmers Market

  • Jul. 01, 2020 - Oct. 28, 2020 , Wednesdays, 9am-2pm
  • Stamford Downtown
  • West Park Place across from Columbus Park, Stamford Downtown
  • All Ages
  • FREE

The Spring Street Famers market offers a wide variety of locally grown fruits, vegetables and flowers.  You’ll also find ...

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KIDS GET COSMIC

  • May. 09, 2020 - Sep. 18, 2020 , 10am–5:30pm, daily; Guided Activities: Weekdays, 1:30–5:30pm and Saturdays-Sundays, 10am–5:30pm
  • The New York Botanical Garden
  • 2900 Southern Boulevard, Bronx
  • All Ages
  • Weekdays: $23; $20 seniors 65 and older and students with valid ID; $10 children 2–12; free for members and children younger than 2; Weekends: $28; $25 seniors 65 and older and students with valid ID; $12 children 2–12

Kids and thair families embark on an adventure to observe the natural environment while learning about the life and work of Yayoi Kusama.

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POST-PAUSE The Spring Street Farmers Market

  • Jun. 13, 2020 - Oct. 31, 2020 , Saturdays, 9am-2pm
  • Stamford Downtown
  • Spring Street Parking Lot on Spring Street, Stamford Downtown
  • All Ages
  • FREE

The Spring Street Famers market offers a wide variety of locally grown fruits, vegetables and flowers.  You’ll also find ...

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POST-PAUSE Living Lights

  • Jun. 29, 2020 - Dec. 31, 2020 , Monday-Sunday, 10am–5pm
  • The Maritime Aquarium
  • 10 N. Water Street, Norwalk
  • All Ages
  • $26.95 adults 13-64; $24.95 seniors 65 and older; $19.95 children ages 3-12

Meet amazing animals with the natural ability to glow in the dark in “Living Lights,” a special exhibit open now in The Maritime Aquari...

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Creative Movement for Kids at The Westchester

  • Mar. 15, 2020 - Dec. 31, 2020 , Thursdays, 10-10:45am
  • The Westchester
  • 125 Westchester Ave., White Plains
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Get your little ones to moving, learning basic movements and having fun! A parent or caregiver is required to attend and participate. 

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Shining Lights Yoga for Kids

  • Feb. 05, 2020 - Dec. 30, 2020 , Wednesdays, 11am
  • The Westchester
  • 125 Westchester Ave., White Plains
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Stay active with your little and have fun doing yoga exercises.

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Children and Adults with ADD (CHADD) Meetings

  • Jan. 06, 2020 - Dec. 07, 2020 , 1st Monday of the month, 6:30-8:30pm
  • Select Human Services
  • 17-19 Marble Ave, Pleasantville
  • Adult
  • $5

Help you or your child manage ADD for success and discuss different topics at meetings on the 1st Monday of the month through the school year. 

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Rock n' Roll Babies & Toddlers

  • Sep. 06, 2019 - Aug. 28, 2020 , Fridays, 10:15-10:45am
  • Croton Free Library
  • 171 Cleveland Drive, Croton-on-Hudson
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

It's time for great stories, classic kids' songs, new rock n’ roll music, and lots of dancing! 

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