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Events for Kids in New York City This Weekend - July 19-July 21


Events for Kids in New York City This Weekend Photo: Michael Dougherty/Flickr 


While New York City is often thought of as a playground for adults, there's still plenty of fun activities with children. From museum specials to readings to musical performances, City Guide's collection of weekend events for kids in New York City will have your little ones never wanting to leave the concrete jungle.

Ready, Set, Kindergarten! - Brooklyn Public Library - Fort Hamilton Branch
July 19, 2019 - Brooklyn

In this special six-session series, families enjoy stories and activities designed to encourage the development of early learning practices. Exploring literacy, science, and math through music, stories, art, and play will help you and your child get ready for school! Families will receive free materials to continue the learning and fun at home.

Free Summer Meals - Brooklyn Public Library - DeKalb Branch
July 19, 2019 - Brooklyn

Please join us in having lunch at the library, that are free every Monday- Friday. We hope your child will take advantage of this wonderful opportunity and come enjoy a healthy meal with us. For children that are 18 and under.

Outdoor Storytime - Brooklyn Public Library Crown Heights Branch
July 19, 2019 - Brooklyn

Join us for outdoor storytime at the Wingate Park playground at the corner of Brooklyn Avenue and Rutland Road.

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF) - Brooklyn Public Library Crown Heights Branch
July 19, 2019 - Brooklyn

Reading is Fundamental (RIF) is a free drop-in program open to babies, kids, and adolescents. Check-in with us on Fridays from 2-4 and earn a free book for joining! Earn another free book every third time you come!! And on your birthday!!!

Free Summer Meals - Brooklyn Public Library - Highlawn Branch
July 19, 2019 - Brooklyn

Please join us in having lunch at the library, that are free every Monday- Friday. We hope your child will take advantage of this wonderful opportunity and come enjoy a healthy meal with us. For children that are 18 and under.

Tot Art - Brooklyn Public Library - Flatlands Branch
July 19, 2019 - Brooklyn

Join us for an art session geared for 0-5 years old prior to storytime.

Story Play - Brooklyn Public Library - Flatlands Branch
July 19, 2019 - Brooklyn

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and playtime!

Read and Play - Brooklyn Public Library - Flatlands Branch
July 19, 2019 - Brooklyn

Hear stories, makes friends and play at our inclusive story time. For children birth to age 5 with and without disabilities.

Free Spirits Music's Songwriting Day - Complete Music Studios
July 19, 2019 - Brooklyn

Ready for 2.5 hours of songwriting fun? Free Spirits Music welcomes current, previous, or prospective students to this exclusive event. Kids ages 7-10 will write a song as a band, learn a few chords on the guitar, rock out on the mics, and of course -- make their own guitar picks. Your child will receive a recording of their original song, fresh snacks and juice, a handout of any new chords learned, and an opportunity to meet other brilliant creative kids in NYC. ITINERARY 10:30-11AM Warm Ups: Voices, Guitars, Minds 11-12:15PM Songwriting From The Heart 12:15-12:30PM Snack Break! 12:30-1PM Performance

Free Summer Meals - Jamaica Bay Library
July 19, 2019 - Brooklyn

During the summer, children can get free lunch at the library, Monday through Friday. No registration, documentation, or ID is required to receive a free lunch meal; For children 18 and under.

Build with KEVA - Jamaica Bay Library
July 19, 2019 - Brooklyn

Come build structures, ramps, entire landscapes, or whatever you can think of with these fun stackable building planks. It's a great engineering exercise!

Babies & Books - Mill Basin Library
July 19, 2019 - Brooklyn

It's never too early to introduce your baby to books! Hear delightful stories, learn fun songs and rhymes, play with toys, and meet other families and caregivers in your neighborhood. For ages 0-18 months.

Story Play - Brighton Beach Library
July 19, 2019 - Brooklyn

Stories, rhymes, and songs for children ages 1 to 5.

Outdoor Storytime - Brooklyn Public Library - Eastern Parkway Branch
July 19, 2019 - Brooklyn

Join us for outdoor storytime at Lincoln Terrace Park. We'll cover our traditional repertoire of stories, rhymes and songs... but outside! This is a fun and educational program for ages 18 months – to 5 years (with a caregiver). All programs are weather permitting. Please call the branch the morning of if the weather looks ominous.

Free Summer Meals - Brooklyn Public Library - Eastern Parkway Branch
July 19, 2019 - Brooklyn

The Summer Meals Program provides free lunch to children ages 18 and under at hundreds of public schools, parks, pools, and libraries. Children are eligible for these meals even if they don't attend public school. No identification or registration is required.

Everything You Need to Know About Parenting - Recommendations from a Professional Psychologist - Allerton Library
July 20, 2019 - Bronx

Proper parenting is the key to your baby’s future success! In this lecture, I will talk about how to raise a truly healthy and happy baby. This lecture will be useful for you: if you have recently become parents, you have children for more than a year or you are just planning a baby.

Saturday Storytime: Cantonese Storytime - Brooklyn Public Library - Fort Hamilton Branch
July 20, 2019 - Brooklyn

Join us for stories and songs in Cantonese for children and their parents or caregivers.

Music of the White Stripes for Kids - Industry City
July 20, 2019 - Brooklyn

By attending this event, I consent to my image (with or without my voice) being included in photographs and/or film and videotape of the event, and give Brooklyn Bowl, The Rock and Roll Playhouse, Industry City and their respective licensees and assigns the absolute and irrevocable right and permission to use and publish such content in any and all media, whether now known or hereafter developed.

Saturday Storytime - Brooklyn Public Library - DeKalb Branch
July 20, 2019 - Brooklyn

Stories, songs, rhymes and lots more for the whole family to enjoy.

Saturday Storytime - Brooklyn Public Library Crown Heights Branch
July 20, 2019 - Brooklyn

Join us each Saturday to hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud. All ages welcome!

Ready, Set, Kindergarten! - Brooklyn Public Library - Highlawn Branch
July 20, 2019 - Brooklyn

In this special six session series, families enjoy stories & activities designed to encourage the development of early learning practices. Exploring literacy, science & math through music, stories, art & play will help you and your child get ready for school! Families will receive free materials to continue the learning and fun at home. For children 3-5 and their caregivers.

Saturday Storytime - Brooklyn Public Library - Highlawn Branch
July 20, 2019 - Brooklyn

Join us each Saturday to hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud. All ages welcome!

Saturday Storytime - Brooklyn Public Library - Flatlands Branch
July 20, 2019 - Brooklyn

Come here classic stories read aloud in our family friendly Saturday Storytime!

Saturday Storytime - Gravesend Public Library
July 20, 2019 - Brooklyn

Join us each Saturday to hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud.

Native Son - The Duke
July 20, 2019 - New York

Running in rotating repertory with Measure for Measure, Richard Wright's groundbreaking novel of oppression, freedom and justice comes to life onstage in this timely adaptation. In the South Side Chicago of the 1930s, Bigger Thomas struggles to create a place for himself in a world whose prejudice has left him with few opportunities. After taking a job in a wealthy white man's house, he unwittingly unleashes a series of events that violently and irrevocably seal his fate. Running Time: 90 minutes without an intermission Recommended for ages 12 and up.

Kids Silent Disco and Parents Bottomless Brunch Party - Katch Astoria
July 20, 2019 - Queens

Let our Quiet Events DJs watch your kids while you enjoy a Saturday afternoon brunch with friends. Katch Astoria is Queens’ Premiere Gastropub offering a huge dance floor for your kids to party & a wide range of drinks and tasty meals for everyone. Make this your kid’s birthday party or just a fun afternoon with your friends while your kids are entertained by our interactive DJs getting them to sing, dance, and have a great time. We’ll have a small arts & crafts table with coloring books, markers, crayons, and other fun activities for the kids to do if they don’t want to join the headphone party. And just added, our friends at Salsa in Queens will be there to provide a salsa lesson for all the shakers and movers! Your 3 Live DJs are spinning kid-friendly hits all afternoon: DJ 1 (Green): Top 40 Dance Hits/Latin DJ 2 (Red): 80’s, 90’s & 2K Throwbacks DJ 3 (Blue): Hip Hop/R&B Your Experience Includes: • A pair of Quiet Events headphones • Glow in the Dark gear • 3 live DJ’s battling for your attention Special notes: • All ages welcome; ages 5+ recommended • Rain or shine • All food and drink, including bottomless drinks, are sold separately • VIP Birthday Pack... (read more)

Launch of Goo Goo Galaxy at FAO Schwarz - FAO Schwarz
July 20, 2019 - New York

Experience the global retail launch of Goo Goo Galaxy – a new collectible doll brand from Moose Toys that is ‘out of this world!’ Stop by FAO Schwarz during this time to be among the first to interact with the entire Goo Goo Galaxy range. Activities for families, such as crafts and face painting, will be available to guests on-site.

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF) - Jamaica Bay Library
July 20, 2019 - Brooklyn

For all children with a library card. Choose a FREE RIF book when you sign up. Earn more FREE RIF books by borrowing and returning library books. Ask your Librarian for more information.

Ready, Set, Kindergarten! - Jamaica Bay Library
July 20, 2019 - Brooklyn

In this special six session series, families enjoy stories & activities designed to encourage the development of early learning practices. Exploring literacy, science, & math through music, stories, art, & play will help you & your child get ready for school! Families will receive free materials to continue the learning and fun at home. For children ages 3-5 and their caregivers.

Team Up To Read: Making Connections - Jamaica Bay Library
July 20, 2019 - Brooklyn

Team Up To Read is a free interactive series designed for children ages 5-9 and their caregivers to help improve reading skills with tips and fun activities, all while encouraging a lifelong love of reading. This session will help participants answer the question, "How do our personal experiences help us to understand what we're reading?"

Concourse Stop 'N' Swap - St. Simeon's Episcopal Church Outdoor Lot
July 20, 2019 - Bronx

Free community swap event makes a stop in Concourse! Bring clean, reusable, portable items such as clothing, housewares, games, books, & toys that you no longer need, and take home something new-to-you, free! You don’t have to bring something to take something.

Saturday Storytime - Jamaica Bay Library
July 20, 2019 - Brooklyn

Join us each Saturday to hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud. All ages welcome!

Ready Set Kindergarten - Brooklyn Public Library - Flatbush Branch
July 20, 2019 - Brooklyn

In this special six session series, families enjoy stories & activities designed to encourage the development of early learning practices. Exploring literacy, science and math through music, stories, art, and play will help your child get ready for school! Families will receive free materials to continue the learning and fun at home!

Drop in and Create - Paper Portraits - Hudson Valley MOCA
July 20, 2019 - Peekskill

See yourself at Hudson Valley MOCA! Reference a mirror to make a collage of your reflection, based on the paper compositions of sculptor Chris Jones.

Farmhouse July Family Day: South Brooklyn's Waterways - Wyckoff House Museum
July 20, 2019 - New York

Take a deep dive into the hidden history of oysters in Brooklyn with Wyckoff House and the Billion Oyster Project. The July Family Day will feature plenty of fun outdoor play spaces, tours of the historic farmhouse space, and a fun paper oyster craft. There will also be a guest workshop from the Billion Oyster Project, where visitors will learn about Brooklyn's biodiverse natural environment and why oysters are important to the history of East Flatbush. Come early to pick up veggies at the Organic Farm Stand.

Saturday Storytime - Brighton Beach Library
July 20, 2019 - Brooklyn

Join us for stories, music, and rhymes at the library! Recommended ages birth to 5 and caregivers, but older siblings are welcome too.

Watson Adventures’ Secrets of Central Park Family Scavenger Hunt - Central Park
July 20, 2019 - New York

Join Watson Adventures on a unique scavenger hunt for families in Central Park! Kids and adults work together to explore the park below 72nd Street. To score points, you’ll have to find Stuart Little, stick your tongue out at a rude animal, learn the motto of a hidden eagle, decipher a secret code by the pond seen in Home Alone 2, spot Cupid at the Carousel, unscramble a message in the sky, and find a witch turned to stone. For ages 7 and up. Kids must be accompanied by an adult. Advance purchase required.

Saturday Storytime - Brooklyn Public Library - Eastern Parkway Branch
July 20, 2019 - Brooklyn

Join us each Saturday to hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud. All ages welcome!

Catskills Irish Arts Week - Catskills, East Durham
Through July 20, 2019 - East Durham

A week-long immersion featuring world-class traditional Irish artists! Participate in workshops, lectures, ceilthes, sessions around the village of East Durham. Evening concerts and finale festival on Saturday, July 20th called the "East Durham Trad Fest." The Irish Catskills "East Durham" becomes a living Irish village with non-stop traditional music, dance, art, and more being heard or seen.

Youth Music Festival - Citi Field
July 21, 2019 - Flushing

Queens Youth Music Festival will be taking place on Sunday, July 21, 2019 at Citi Field in Queens, NY from 12:00 PM to 5:00PM. The event this year will be hosted by none other than “Family Matters” very own Jaleel White (Steve Urkel). There will be a youth concert, a 1000 lbs SLIME CHALLENGE, fan meet-ups and much more! We want to inspire young talent in an effort to unite as an artistic community.

Native Son - The Duke
July 21, 2019 - New York

Running in rotating repertory with Measure for Measure, Richard Wright's groundbreaking novel of oppression, freedom and justice comes to life onstage in this timely adaptation. In the South Side Chicago of the 1930s, Bigger Thomas struggles to create a place for himself in a world whose prejudice has left him with few opportunities. After taking a job in a wealthy white man's house, he unwittingly unleashes a series of events that violently and irrevocably seal his fate. Running Time: 90 minutes without an intermission Recommended for ages 12 and up.

The Rock and Roll Playhouse Presents: The Star Kids ft Music of David Bowie + More! - Brooklyn Bowl
July 21, 2019 - Brooklyn

All Ages. By attending this event, I consent to my image (with or without my voice) being included in photographs and/or film and videotape of the event, and give Brooklyn Bowl, The Rock and Roll Playhouse and their respective licensees and assigns the absolute and irrevocable right and permission to use and publish such content in any and all media, whether now known or hereafter. Children under 1 are free We have limited space for strollers in house. There will be additional outdoor stroller parking outside but that is limited as well. By purchasing an advance ticket to this show, you are automatically opted into RRPH's email list. You may unsubscribe or opt-out after you receive the first message

Kids & Family Fun Day Expo - Kings Bay Ym-Ywha
July 21, 2019 - Brooklyn

Kids & Family Fun Day Expo @ Kings Bay YM-YWHA is filled with fun activities for the kids & shopping for the entire family. DJ will be playing music, come dance shop and play through the day. *Rock Climbing for the Children* (Free.. 1 pass to a child) Face Painting, Bounce House Inflatables, Hand Stuff your own Teddy, Balloons Twisters, Dancing, CRP, Health education, Pop Corn, Cotton Candy, along with lots of Shopping for the whole family. Professional vendors can help you with Shopping for all your needs/occasions. Hula Hoop//Dance Contest for Kids & Adults Door prizes, Gift bags & Giveaways Raffles: All proceeds go to Saint Jude's Hospital Door fee: Early Bird Tickets: One $15.00 ticket allows 5 guest Or $5.00 per person at the door. Little ones (0-2): Free

LES Chinatown Stop 'N' Swap - Chinatown ADA Weekend Walk
July 21, 2019 - Manhattan

Free community swap event makes a stop in LES Chinatown.Bring clean, reusable, portable items such as clothing, housewares, games, books, & toys that you no longer need, and take home something new-to-you, free! You don’t have to bring something to take something.

Forest School with Upper Manhattan Forest Kids - North Woods
July 21, 2019 - New York

THE NATURAL AREAS CONSERVANCY PRESENTS: Forest School with Upper Manhattan Forest Kids Led by instructors Sarita and Stephan of Upper Manhattan Forest Kids Sunday, July 21, from 9am - 12pm Join the Natural Areas Conservancy and Upper Manhattan Forest Kids for a family-oriented forest school class in Central Park's North Woods. This event aims to connect children and parents alike to the great outdoors that can be found in our city. Children will sing songs, engage in activities, and listen to stories in one of Manhattan's most scenic forests. Central Park's North Woods are home to waterfalls and rocky hills, leading into beautiful lakes and ponds that can be found further south in the park. There are abundant opportunities for nature watching and exploration. About this Event This event is for children 6 years old and under. It's free of charge and registration is required. We will hold three separate one-hour sessions — please only register for one session. In order to keep the parent-to-child ratio optimized for each session, we ask that a maximum of two parents per child attend. When registering, please register yourself and your child separately. Please note Parent or Chi... (read more)

Kids & Clay Mini Series! - Private Picassos
Through July 23, 2019 - Brooklyn

ids will learn traditional clay building skills, including pinch pots, coil pots, slab building and much more in this fun mini series!

Forest Adventures - Greenbelt Conservancy
Through July 25, 2019 - Staten Island

Join for this weekly series filled with woodland adventures, including hikes, seasonal explorations, stories, and crafts. This program is designed for a caregiver and age-appropriate child to explore the wonders of the forest together. For 3-1/2 to 5 year-olds with (an adult chaperone).

Sing-Along with Hannah from The Buttons Band - Wild Was Mama
Through July 25, 2019 - Williamsburg

The Buttons Band is an upbeat original kids music band based in Brooklyn. Join Hannah from the band every week for a lively song and dance party to keep little ones moving through their afternoon. This singalong is scheduled for every Thursday, but call in advance to comfirm before you go.

Summer Nights - New York Aquarium
Through July 27, 2019 - Coney Island

Join us Fridays and Saturdays for special summer night hours at the aquarium. We're staying open until 10 p.m. (last entry 9 p.m.) to make the most of summer on Coney Island. Enjoy food and drinks while you watch the Coney Island fireworks from the best spot on the boardwalk, the top of Ocean Wonders: Sharks! Catch a late night sea lion show and meet some of our keepers. Or try your luck at animal trivia. Check out the full schedule below, see you there!

Tiny Tot Tennis - SPARK By Brooklyn Children's Museum
Through July 28, 2019 - Brooklyn

Baby & toddler, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary. Tiny Tots is a first step to introducing your child to tennis, sports and overall athleticism. This class will feature fun games that are perfectly suited to advance your child's hand-eye coordination, balance and love for tennis. This class will serve as a fantastic jumpstart into the sport of tennis and will give each student a unique and fun experience and will feature the use of cones, balloons and props to keep all students engaged and captivated.

Holding History - Brooklyn Children's Museum
Through July 28, 2019 - Crown Heights

Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult What makes an object "historical?" Why does the museum keep objects behind glass? Children will ponder these question while being able to physically hold, touch, and feel historical artifacts from the collection. They will learn about the history of those objects through this tactical investigation and by relating these historical artifacts to their own lives.

Prospect Park Walking Tours - Prospect Park
Through July 28, 2019 - Flatbush

Come out and enjoy Prospect Park while learning about its incredible history! Prospect Park Alliance and Turnstile Tours host a series of walking tours that examine the many layers of natural and human history to be found in Brooklyn's Backyard. During the 2019 season, beginning April 28, visit the park to experience a different tour each week: Hidden Treasures Tour (1st Sundays) Waterways & Wellhouse Tour (2nd Sundays) Art & Architecture Tour (3rd Sundays) Brooklyn's Backyard Tour – Family-friendly tour that includes a scavenger hunt, plus Zoo and Carousel admission (4th Sundays)

Sensory Room - Brooklyn Children's Museum
Through July 28, 2019 - Crown Heights

In this inclusive space, children of all abilities can explore their senses through play, including sensory mats, objects, and swings. The Sensory Room is designed to meet the needs of children with sensory sensitivities and/or who are on the Autism spectrum.

Summer School for Adults - Bay Ridge Jewish Center
Through July 28, 2019 - Brooklyn

SUMMER SCHOOL FOR ADULTS: Come to enrich your lives by expanding your horizons as we learn the sacred texts in new and exciting ways. ALEPH Isn't Tough — Learn over the course of two months and retain it in a systematic and fun way. Learn roots and words all geared to help you retain the material. Maximum gains with minimal work. Class meets Sundays from June 16-July 28. Please RSVP so books can be ordered in time for class.

Yoga for Kids! - Scudder Park Pavilion
Through July 30, 2019 - Northport

Mindfulness, compassion, quieting the mind, and connecting with ourselves are things we can all benefit from, but most especially our youth. During a Kids Yoga class, your child will experience all of the traditional benefits of Yoga – meditation, breathing techniques, peace, and deep relaxation - as well as cardiovascular conditioning through fun and original music. It's Yoga...Kiddified! We will follow a curriculum designed to motivate children to be active, build confidence, and manage the spectrum of emotions that they experience in their day-to-day activities. Kids Yoga is stress management for children! Please bring a yoga mat and a bottle of water. All ages and experience levels welcome! Children under the age of 8 years old must be accompanied by a parent. Not a drop-off event. No charge for parents.

Yoga for Kids! - Scudder Park Pavilion
Through July 30, 2019 - Northport

Mindfulness, compassion, quieting the mind, and connecting with ourselves are things we can all benefit from, but most especially our youth. During a Kids Yoga class, your child will experience all of the traditional benefits of Yoga – meditation, breathing techniques, peace, and deep relaxation - as well as cardiovascular conditioning through fun and original music. It's Yoga...Kiddified! We will follow a curriculum designed to motivate children to be active, build confidence, and manage the spectrum of emotions that they experience in their day-to-day activities. Kids Yoga is stress management for children! Please bring a yoga mat and a bottle of water. All ages and experience levels welcome! Children under the age of 8 years old must be accompanied by a parent. Not a drop-off event. No charge for parents.

BCM Explorers Day - Brooklyn Children's Museum
Through July 30, 2019 - Crown Heights

There's tons to explore at BCM and Tuesdays are dedicated to the permanent exhibits. Together with your child, can you find an authentic West Indian Day Parade costume? Have you met the Madagascar hissing cockroaches in the greenhouse? Can you try your dance moves in Global Beats?

Dance and Music with Cumbe Kidz - Fort Greene Park
Through July 30, 2019 - Fort Greene

Join FGPC and Cumbe: Center for African and Diaspora Dance to take a fun journey through the African diaspora by way of Fort Greene Park. Families are invited to visit Jamaica, Cuba, and the U.S. through these interactive Caribbean, Hip Hop, and Afro-Cuban classes. Watch master artists perform, then experience the joy and learn the movements through a class and a dance jam.

Music in the Grove Kids Concerts - Fort Greene Park
Through July 31, 2019 - Fort Greene

Baby & toddler, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween These hour-long concerts bring parents and children of all ages together with some of the finest talent in Brooklyn for a romping, stomping good time. Meet up just south of the Prison Ship Martyrs Monument. Performances are free and open to children and caretakers of all ages.

Summer Reading Storytime at Brooklyn Bridge Park - Brooklyn Bridge Park, Pier 3
Through July 31, 2019 - Brooklyn Heights,

The Brooklyn Public Library presents weekly stories and songs for kids. Brooklyn Heights children's librarian will read stories from the library's summer reading list, plus a whole lot more.

Mini-Makers (with Grown-Up) - Stories Bookshop + Storytelling Lab
Through July 31, 2019 - Park Slope

An introduction to art making and storytelling for Stories' youngest visitors! We'll explore process and material while introducing the elements of art through stories, play, songs, and baby-friendly projects. Come discover new ways to engage your little one in the artistic process alongside other budding artists. Haley Shibble is an artist and educator based in Brooklyn. She studied studio art at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh and holds an MFA in Design and Technology from Parsons The New School for Design. She loves to tell stories through illustration, collage, and animation. Haley has also worked as an educator and teaching artist with a number of arts organizations and museums throughout Pittsburgh and New York City. Influenced by her love of science fiction, her most recent project is a short film featuring the adventures of a time traveling paper robot.

Waterfront - Brooklyn Historical Society Dumbo
Through July 31, 2019 - Brooklyn

This exhibition and multimedia experience brings to life the vibrant history of Brooklyn's coastline through stories of workers, artists, industries, activists, families, neighborhoods, and ecosystems for visitors of all ages. Waterfront traces a personal, local history of the borough's waterfront while also exploring the coastline's global significance. The exhibition engages with important debates about the shoreline's future by taking on the waterfront's most pressing contemporary topics including sea level rise and gentrification.

Military Appreciation at Mystic Aquarium - Mystic Aquarium
Through July 31, 2019 - Mystic

As a thank you for their service to our country, Mystic Aquarium is offering FREE admission for United States military veterans and active-duty service members July 1-31, 2019 with military ID. Family members receive a discounted admission rate of $10 off general admission when each person presents his or her U.S. military dependent ID at time of purchase. Some restrictions apply. See website for details.

ArtScape Summer Camp - Harlem School of the Arts
Through August 16, 2019 - New York

The Harlem School of the Arts offers a summer of fun in the arts for children ages 4-12. ARTScape Summer Day Camp is an experience like no other. Campers enjoy a variety of classes in 4 different art forms: music, dance, theatre, and art & design. Weekly trips to NYC’s cultural destinations and afternoon swimming highlight the three 2-week sessions. Each session culminates with a performance for campers’ families and friends. Join the fun! ARTSCAPE 2019 REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!

Art Playgroup for Babies! - Private Picassos
Through August 26, 2019 - Brooklyn

Let your child explore art materials in a whimsical Art Studio! Leave the mess of homemade finger paint, playdough and sensory bottles with us. We'll prepare safe, non-toxic art materials for your toddler to explore. This playgroup is perfect for babies who are still exploring with their mouth. Come dressed for a mess! 12-18 months Enrollment info: $10/child $15/two siblings Pre-registration is required. We have a hard maximum of 8 children per playgroup (with 1 accompanying adult per child). Walk-ins welcome space permitting. Notes • Come dressed for a mess. While all of our homemade art supplies are washable, its bested to dress in art-friendly clothing. This applies to baby and their grown up :) • This playgroup is designed to be an exploration of new materials for babies and their caregiver, rather than a structured class.

Summer Nights at Mystic Aquarium - Mystic Aquarium
Through August 26, 2019 - Mystic

Escape the summer crowds and enjoy cool summer nights at Mystic Aquarium all at a discounted rate! Explore indoor and outdoor exhibits where you’ll encounter beluga whales, African penguins, sharks, jellies, frogs and much more. Mondays July 8 – August 26

Toddler Art Adventures - Private Picassos
Through August 27, 2019 - Brooklyn

Budding toddler artists will explore paint, crayons, oil pastels, collage materials, air-dry clay and recycled sculpture in this process-oriented art class. Themes for projects include NYC, outer space, animals, opposites, and much more. This curriculum is a great introduction to a structured class for young artists and will help strengthen their fine motor skills and ability to represent the world around them.

Raga Kids - SPARK by Brooklyn Children's Museum
Through August 28, 2019 - Brooklyn

Raga Kids July 10 – August 28, 2019 Wednesdays, 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. Ages 0 to 36 months Raga Kids combines multi-lingual songs and Indian Classical instruments to show kids the awesomeness of Raga music! Raga Kids presents original music and sing-alongs focusing on the culture of India and the US together, as well as the Indian equivalent of Do-Re-Mi and the language of the Tabla, in harmony with classics from the American kids songbook. Class size limited to 12 children and their caregivers. Pre-registration required.

Art in the Park! - SPARK by Brooklyn Children's Museum
Through August 29, 2019 - Brooklyn

Art in the Park! July 11 – August 29, 2019 Thursdays, 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. Ages 2 to 5 years Outdoor art making in Brooklyn Bridge Park! This summer we take our creative energy outside! Children and caregivers explore art making while enjoying the beautiful spring weather. We will explore nature, and get extra messy while experimenting with sensory-rich art materials suited to the outdoors. Taught by: Tirzah Jane Baker. Class size limited to 12 children and their caregivers. Pre-registration required.

Art in the Park! - Brooklyn Bridge Park, Pier 1
Through August 29, 2019 - Brooklyn Heights

Outdoor art making in Brooklyn Bridge Park! This summer we take our creative energy outside! Children and caregivers explore art making while enjoying the beautiful spring weather. We will explore nature and get extra messy while experimenting with sensory-rich art materials suited to the outdoors. Taught by: Tirzah Jane Baker. Class size limited to 12 children and their caregivers. Pre-registration required. Art in the Park! July 11—August 29 on Thursdays from 9:30 until 10:30 a.m. Ages 2 to 5 years.

Art in the Park! (Summer 2019) - Brooklyn Bridge Park, Pier 1
Through August 29, 2019 - Brooklyn Heights

Baby & toddler, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary. Outdoor art making in Brooklyn Bridge Park! This summer we take our creative energy outside! Children and caregivers explore art making while enjoying the beautiful spring weather. We will explore nature, and get extra messy while experimenting with sensory-rich art materials suited to the outdoors.

Art For Lunch! - SPARK by Brooklyn Children's Museum
Through August 30, 2019 - Brooklyn

Art For Lunch! July 12 – August 30, 2019 Fridays, 10:45 – 11:45 a.m. Ages 2 to 5 years Cultivate a more creative approach to healthy eating this summer. In this one-hour class, Children engage with fruits and vegetables in fresh and exciting new ways, using visual art and hands-on crafts to explore science and nutrition topics and foster healthy habits. Taught by: Victoria Calabro. Class size limited to 12 children and their caregivers. Pre-registration required.

Espáñate Summer Experience! - SPARK by Brooklyn Children's Museum
Through August 30, 2019 - Brooklyn

Espáñate Summer Experience! July 12 – August 30, 2019 Fridays, 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. Ages 2 to 5 years Espáñate’s new Spanish program is an exciting variety of summer activities for children to explore music, singing, flamenco dancing, games, food, and yoga in Spanish! Using visual, kinesthetic and audio modes of learning, we have created a Spanish immersion program that introduces different disciplines in each weekly session. Our summer semester will culminate in a celebratory ceremony, awarding our graduates with diplomas, balloons, and face painting! Class size limited to 12 children and their caregivers. Pre-registration required.

Espáñate Summer Experience! - Brooklyn Bridge Park, Pier 1
Through August 30, 2019 - Brooklyn Heights

Espáñate's new Spanish program is an exciting variety of summer activities for children to explore music, singing, flamenco dancing, games, food, and yoga in Spanish! Using visual, kinesthetic and audio modes of learning, we have created a Spanish immersion program that introduces different disciplines in each weekly session. Our summer semester will culminate in a celebratory ceremony, awarding our graduates with diplomas, balloons, and face painting! Class size limited to 12 children and their caregivers. Pre-registration required. Ages 2 to 5.

Art For Lunch! - Brooklyn Bridge Park, Pier 1
Through August 30, 2019 - Brooklyn Heights

Cultivate a more creative approach to healthy eating this summer. In this one-hour class, children engage with fruits and vegetables in fresh and exciting new ways, using visual art and hands-on crafts to explore science and nutrition topics and foster healthy habits. Taught by: Victoria Calabro. Class size limited to 12 children and their caregivers. Pre-registration required. Ages 2 to 5 years old.

Brazilian Modern: the Living Art of Roberto Burle Marx - New York Botanical Garden
Through September 29, 2019 - Bronx

Roberto Burle Marx (1909–94) was a force of nature in Brazil—through his bold landscapes, vibrant art, and passionate commitment to plant conservation. His powerful modernist vision produced thousands of gardens and landscapes, including the famous curving mosaic walkways at Copacabana Beach in Rio and the beautiful rooftop garden at Banco Safra in São Paulo. Feel his artistic energy and love of plants during our Garden-wide exhibition of lush gardens; paintings, drawings, and textiles; and the sights and sounds of Brazil that inspired his life and work.

Gentle Martial Arts for Kids - Aikido - Aikido of Westchester
Through December 28, 2019 - White Plains

Give Your Child the Gift of Aikido Aikido is a gentle martial art that teaches children how to resolve conflicts in a non-violent way and practice self-defense techniques that help develop focused, calm minds and strong bodies. Aikido helps increase children's coordination, flexibility and balance while learning a practical skill that extends to everyday life. Classes Year Round Our program is open to girls and boys ages 6-12. Classes are held every Saturday 9-10 am and last approximately one hour.

Connected Worlds - New York Hall of Science
Through January 31, 2020 - Flushing Meadows, Queens

The New York Hall of Science (NYSCI) will open Connected Worlds, its exciting and groundbreaking new exhibition on environmental sustainability, on June 27, 2015. Presented in NYSCI's iconic Great Hall, Connected Worlds is a fully immersive, digitally rendered interactive experience where visitors are encouraged to explore the interconnectedness of different environments, learn about the importance of keeping systems in balance, and see how our individual and collective actions can have widespread impact. Through their gestures and movements, visitors interact with animated creatures, plants, trees and other objects, and see how human decisions affect the environment. "Connected Worlds reflects what NYSCI is all about – a playful hands-on activity, a focus on problem-solving, and deep engagement with a topic. Connected Worlds gives visitors confidence in their ability to effect change, and empowers them within a larger environment," said Margaret Honey, president and CEO of NYSCI. "This leads to passionate learners – a hallmark of the NYSCI experience." Connected Worlds features gesture-based technologies that generate and project images onto seven massive screens. Six... (read more)

Day Pass for Unlimited Art Projects! - Private Picassos
Through June 01, 2020 - Brooklyn

Ages 1.5 - 18+ yrs Unlimited art projects at our studio for 1 day. Get 20% off specialty projects (including Acrylic on Canvas, DIY Stuffed Animal & Weekly Specials) and 10% off retail items!

Discount from Kids Dentistry Center - Kids Dentistry Center
Through October 19, 2020 - Brooklyn

Kids Dentistry Center is one of a kind pediatric office which offers children the best in dental and orthodontic therapy in a fun and exciting environment that includes a unique entertainment area featuring video games and toys. Established in 1992, it is the preeminent practice for Pediatric Dentistry in Brooklyn. For a limited time, we are having an event for all new patients, 5-10% off any service. Please contact Kids Dentistry Center for consultation by this number: +1 718-491-5300.

Magic show featuring Randy Masters - Broadway Comedy Club
Through May 04, 2091 - New York

Prepare yourself for an afternoon filled with mystery and inspiration during the Magic Show, one hour show at the legendary Broadway Comedy Club. Master magician will enchant the young at heart with a dazzling display of sleight of hand tricks for kids and mentalism for adults. It is an interactive experience for the young at heart. DOORS OPEN AT 12:30 P.M. SHOW RUNS FROM 1:00 P.M. TO 2:00 P.M. Please note – there is two item food and beverage minimum requirement.

Magic show featuring Randy Masters - Broadway Comedy Club
Through May 04, 2091 - New York

Prepare yourself for an afternoon filled with mystery and inspiration during the Magic Show, one hour show at the legendary Broadway Comedy Club. Master magician will enchant the young at heart with a dazzling display of sleight of hand tricks for kids and mentalism for adults. It is an interactive experience for the young at heart. DOORS OPEN AT 12:30 P.M. SHOW RUNS FROM 1:00 P.M. TO 2:00 P.M. Please note – there is two item food and beverage minimum requirement.


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