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Flushing Town Hall
$16; $10 students
Featuring original music from José Conde’s 4 acclaimed albums of 2 projects...
Enjoy the first day of Fall by watching the movie: "POWER RANGERS" (2017, P...
Island Trees Public Library
Tween, Teen, Adult
The show reimagines the origin of the mythic Kong in a compelling, original...
Kidville Upper West Side
Upper West Side
Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
$60 one child, $40 siblings
Join other city kids for a three-hour drop-off pajama party at Kidville Upp...
Parrish Art Museum
$12 | Free for Members, Children, and Students
Edwina von Gal, landscape designer and Founder of Perfect Earth Project; Jo...
Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
$19.99 and up
Another fun night planned for the kids to enjoy with some of their favorite...
LIC Landing by COFFEED
Long Island City
Don't miss the fun! Bring the family and spend the afternoon with us. There...
Dance Reverie celebrates its new youth dance program and invites you to bri...
Hankin Academic Arts Theater, Westchester Community College
$24; $18 children
This live theatrical production, based on Jane Austen’s popular novel, port...
9am - 11:30am
Ballpark at Harbor Yard
Early Bird registration: $25 thru 8/4 General registration: $35 Student registration: $20
It's the 3rd Annual Step Up For The Brave Stadium Stair Climb Challenge at ...
White Plains Performing Arts Center
Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult
$23; $19 for children 12 and younger
Come see a sketch comedy musical based on stories written by kids from arou...
The High Line
Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
Discover how New York's West Side has changed over time as you design and c...
Burke Rehabilitation Hospital
Fun for the whole family, including games, musical entertainment, silent au...
Socrates Sculpture Park
Long Island City
Young elementary, Tween
What better way to celebrate an amazing season of Saturday Sculpture Worksh...
Alley Pond Environmental Center
Enjoy live music and learn some new animal songs! Meet live animals feature...
Baby, Pre-school & younger, Adult
Observe these tiny critters and learn about the seashore. Toddlers and pare...
Tickets start at $25
Start the weekend off with a bang when the Amazin's take on their NL rivals...
Orchestra of St. Luke's presents a free chamber concert focusing on trailbl...
The Secret Theatre
$15; $10 children; $40 for family four-pack
Climb on board and get ready for adventure in The Secret Theatre's new chil...
Queens Historical Society
An annual celebration of boundless curiosity hosted by Smithsonian magazine...
$35; $20 student registration
Homes for the Brave will host the 3rd Annual Step Up For The Brave Stadium ...
Prospect Park Zoo
Join the California sea lions before the zoo opens for breakfast and celebr...
Nassau County Museum of Art
Nassau County Museum of Art is participating in the annual Smithsonian Day ...
Roosevelt Public Library
Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with this high energy performance of Lati...
What is the most important year of high school for college applications? H...
Randall's Island Park
At this annual festival, children have the opportunity to learn about the w...
see museum website for times
Get free admission for two to a city museum on Museum Day Live, hosted by S...
Tilles Center for the Performing Arts
$40 and up
This all Beethoven concert includes Coriolan Overture,
Piano Concerto No. ...
Fort Greene Park - Myrtle Lawn
In ancient Polynesia, when a terrible curse incurred by the demigod Maui re...
Suffolk County Sheriffs and Brookhaven Highway Department Certified Technic...
Wildwood State Park
The 24th annual Fall Festival at Wildwood State Park is a fun filled family...
Featuring the largest outdoor laser tag game in the county! Plus inflatable...
Books of Wonder
Books of Wonder plans to celebrate some of today's finest picture book auth...
GARNER Arts Center
$12; $10 seniors and students
An evening of art, music, and food spread throughout three adjoining 19th c...
Trailside Museums and Zoo
$10 parking fee; $1 suggested donation
Celebrate New York State's native animals and plants. Enjoy nature crafts, ...
Tenafly Nature Center
Gather ‘round the campfire to explore seasonal changes, listen to stories, ...
Hungry Hollow Co-op Market
Join the co-op market's annual celebration of farmers and local food produc...
Whaling Museum and Education Center
Cold Spring Harbor
See how whalers carved scrimshaw as a leisure activity during their global ...
Join other city kids for a three-hour drop-off pajama party at Citibabes. I...
Wyckoff House Museum
Join the Wyckoff Farmhouse museum for a day-long extravaganza of crafting, ...
Snug Harbor Cultural Center and Botanical Garden, New York Chinese Scholar's Garden
$10; $8 students and seniors; free for children younger than 5
The annual Autumn Moon Festival features tours, traditional music and dance...
Brooklyn Botanic Garden
Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
Bring the whole family to the Children's Garden for an afternoon cooking cl...
St. Joseph's College - Long Island
Discover the benefits of a St. Joseph's College education. Visit SJC Long I...
David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center
This story-and-music double feature begins with the rhythmic, say-along sto...
Landmark on Main Street
$28 and up
Matthew Sweet emerged in 1991 as the leading figure of the American power p...
Key to My Art
Welcome the crisp, colorful season of autumn by painting a beautiful fall-t...
Westhampton Free Library
Where plastic buckets and drumsticks open the door to coordinated rhythms a...
Children's Museum of the East End
New and expectant parents are invited to stock up on new and gently used cl...
Barnes and Noble
In this clever picture book by James and Sue Patterson, each letter of the ...
Dyckman Farmhouse Museum
Get in the leaf-and-pumpkin spirit at the Dyckman Farmhouse Museum's Annual...
The Space at Westbury
$50 and up
Rodriguez, the legendary singer-songwriter known only by his surname, is a ...
Battery Park City
Try your hand at catch-and-release fishing and learn about life in the Huds...
Museum of Chinese in America
$10; free for children younger than 2
Explore the exciting customs and traditions behind this annual harvest fest...
The Paley Center for Media
My Little Pony is brought to life in this afternoon of kid-focused activiti...
September 23, 2017 - August 16, 2017
Rockland Center for the Arts
Jacques Jarrige Kinetic Sculptures - Curves #1, #2, #3 at RoCA
Fairfield University Bookstore
Each year, bookstores and libraries nationwide join Houghton Mifflin Harcou...
12:15pm - 1:00pm
New York Live Arts
FREE with tickets for the September 23 2pm matinee
Get ready to get raggedy when Twyla Tharp Dance presents an intergeneration...
Children's Program 1-3pm; Adult Program 7-9:30pm
Sunnyside Reformed Church
$15 adults at the door ; $12 adults on line; $10 children at the door only
The mission of this festival is to bring cultures together
through the art...
The Voelker Orth Museum
Oktoberfest is an old tradition, of welcoming guests and sharing in the sea...
Maple Grove Cemetery-Victorian Monumental Park Section
$5; free for children younger than 12
Everyone can enjoy this spooktacular event. This self-guided walking tour f...
$12; free for children younger than 18
Inspired by Light Waves and offered in conjunction with this weekend's prog...
After nightfall on the Parrish terrace, the 22-member New York-based collec...
Brooklyn Children's Museum
Join Brooklyn Children’s Museum for a Day of the Dead Celebration that incl...
Welcome the autumn season with harvest-inspired activities. Find and decora...
Mister Dips at The William Vale
free admission; fees for refreshments and activities
Come celebrate community with us at the first annual Mister Dips Block Part...
Franklin D. Roosevelt Four Freedoms Park
Build and then fly beautiful kites at this family-friendly workshop to cele...
Follow the life of activist Malcolm X from his early life that was filled w...
Pier I, Riverside Park South
Gaze at the central star of our solar system using special safe scopes with...
Southampton Arts Center
Young elementary, Tween, Teen
Whether you are a chess expert or new to the game, join coach Ulysses Taple...
2pm and 4pm
Flushing Meadows Corona Park
Rides and concession prices vary
Miguelino’s tricks will leave some guests in awe while making other guests ...
Meet our slithering friends and have fun creating scaly parents with colorf...
Tickets start at $15
Enjoy America's favorite pastime and cheer on the Amazin's has they take on...
Greenburgh Nature Center
$7; $6 children
It’s the perfect time of year to catch birds during their migration! Join a...
Sands Point Preserve
$20 per car
The fall harvest season will be celebrated with outdoor activities for chil...
$10 with museum admission:$10; $8 seniors; $4 children
Artist and Adelphi University Professor Kellyann Monaghan leads a Monotype ...
The acclaimed concert venue Carnegie Hall opens its doors to families with ...
An impressive selection of local authors come to the store to sign books, e...
Free admission; fee for food and activities
Spanning ten blocks through four neighborhoods on Atlantic Avenue in the he...
free admission; $1 museum admission
Step aboard more than a dozen buses from the museum’s vintage fleet, repres...
The Bell House
$15; free for children younger than 1
Brooklyn's beloved Hootenanny Art House celebrates its 10 year anniversary!...
Heckscher Museum of Art
The Heckscher Museum of Art invites all ages to the Museum and outside in b...
A full day of music and art. Live music, storytelling, kite making, puppet ...
Ramsey Farmers' Market
Ramsey Farmers' Market is open Sundays, June-Nov from 9AM-2PM at the Erie P...
CCE-Rockland Education Center & Office
Join Cornell Cooperative Extension Rockland County’s Master Gardener Volunt...
Krucker's Picnic Grove
$75; $25 for children 12 and younger
Celebrate 100 Years of CCE in Rockland with a Good, Ol' Fashioned Barn Danc...
Glen Rock Chamber of Commerce
More family and adult fun! Local vendors, rides, entertainment, music stage...
FREE $48 and up
Celebrated singer-songwriters Lucy Kaplansky, Richard Shindell and Dar Will...
Retro fun! Come back to the days of classic radio drama. Join us as part of...
Long Beach Boardwalk
$150 and up
COPE Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting famili...
Better Chinatown USA
People from across the city gather in Chinatown to celebrate the Autumn Moo...
Piermont Straus Gallery
Jacques Jarrige The Scale of Objects
Piermont Straus Gallery celebrates ...
11 am - 2 pm in 30 minute increments (advanced sign up required)
Jacques Jarrige House Tour
The Rockland Center for the Arts presents new...
The Dolphin Bookshop
Walter Whippingdale is having the worst day of his life. Walter spots a wal...
Joe's Pub at The Public Theater
Lard Dog & The Band of Shy are known for their unique blend of nerd rock an...
Connetquot Public Library
2017 marks the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage in New York State. Th...
11am - 6pm
Congers Street Festival
Meet the Director and have questions answered while enjoying the festival. ...
Rebecca Zook leads this workshop for parents of children in grades 4 thru 1...
Tarrytown Music Hall
$29.50 and up
Shopkins Live! lights up the stage in this premiere live production packed ...
You don’t have to be able to draw to enjoy this new program! This is not ab...
Madison Theatre at Molloy College
The Art of Triumph – Dance, photography, art, written expression and music ...
5PM - 6PM
Crystal Run Healthcare
Learn invaluable information on how to care
for your child, what to expect...
The Digital Arts Experience and Hip-Kid have teamed up to bring your kids s...
The Dolphin Bookshop & Cafe
Author Harriet Cabelly, "Living Well Despite Adversity", book discussion an...
New-York Historical Society
Eloise fans of all ages can experience Eloise at the Museum with a special ...
Green Meadow Waldorf School
Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Adult
Creative, age-appropriate activities that support seasonal rhythms to help ...
$12 and up
Enjoy the final game of the season when the Amazin's take on the Atlanta Br...
Floral Park Public Library
Made With Love is a service-oriented group of knitters and crocheters who c...
Pre-school & younger
Stories, rhymes, songs and a simple craft for little ones age 2 1/2 through...
Senator Kemp Hannon and District Attorney Madeline Singas are sponsoring th...
92nd Street Y
Upper East Side
92Y Parenting Center director Sally Tannen brings together some of the city...
Clarkstown Continuing Education Congers Elementary School
The Master Gardener Volunteers of Cornell Cooperative Extension of Rockland...
Bring your love for recycled art to create your own whale plushie.
Critically acclaimed vocalist Kate Beckman, with musical director Eric Baum...
Come out to donate blood at Sunnyside Community Blood Drive on Wednesday, S...
11am - 1pm
Metro Physical Therapy
Women’s Health & Fitness Day is the nation’s largest annual health promotio...
9:30 am-11:30 am
Finkelstein Memorial Library
FREE Open to the Public
Come meet Kimberly Seals Allers, Author of the Big Letdown: How Medicine, B...
Reception of Eco Visions with twenty new paintings by Connecticut artist Ja...
The Archway Under the Manhattan Bridge
Live at the Archway features free performances, a pop up gallery, and inter...
John Jay Homestead
Enjoy plant and craft demonstrations, food, and herb-related merchandise. L...
Squirrely stories, squirrely activities, squirrely snacks. Register. For K ...
Tweens learn to make yummy enchiladas.
Bergen Performing Arts Center
$29 and up
All of Shopville is in a tizz as preparations get underway for the annual "...
Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library, Main Library
The Captain Underpants movie is coming out to DVD! Celebrate with crafts, g...
Free with museum admission: $10; $5 seniors, students, children 2 and older; free for children younger than 2
Join museum educator Nicole Tan for an interactive story time in MOCA's bra...
7pm - 8:30pm
South Orangetown Continuing Education at Tappan Zee HS
Regina Calcaterra, author of Etched in Sand, returns to the library to disc...
Dental implants have proven to be a successful way to restore missing teeth...
All are invited for a musical celebration of Shabbat in the park. Come as y...
Washington Street at Water Street
free admission; prices for refreshments and activities vary
Join this block party on Washington Street featuring tasty treats, family f...
King Manor Museum
$15; $10 students and seniors
Join these local musicians for an evening highlighting jazz that originated...
The Suffolk Theater
This Abba tribure band plays hits ranging from “Dancing Queen” to “Fernando...
Palace Theatre Stamford
They took Broadway by storm in one of the biggest hits of all-time. Now on ...
$8; $4 children
Using recycled maps and printmaking, create individual collages or join in ...
Conference House Park
$5; $3 for children 12 and younger
Conference House Park will combine 18th century life with 21st century ente...
Long Island Children's Museum
$13; $12 seniors 65 and older; free for children younger than 1
The growing popularity of all things Korean, from fashion and film to music...
Eat pizza and learn about turtles. The Atlantic Marine Conservation Society...
Barnes and Noble at Smith Haven Mall
Runny Babbit Returns, a collection of 41 never-before-published poems and d...
Friends and family can enjoy an evening of tabletop gaming.
Caumsett State Historic Park Preserve
Take a self-guided bike ride to search for items on the scavenger hunt list...
Jones Beach State Park
Autumn is right around the corner, and this time of year is when the great ...
This outdoor event features a variety of treasures for purchase. Stop by, b...
As part of the Sunnyside Church Homecoming Festival, the church choir and t...
The new Wetherby-Pembridge School aims to inspire the individual to reach p...
Come celebrate Yom Kippur with songs, stories, and prayers. Led by Rabbi Br...
October 01, 2018 - October 01, 2017
This workshop will cover overall homework management and growth mindset per...
The Cloisters at Fort Tryon Park
Let your kids go medieval for the day at this festive gathering in Fort Try...
Village Lantern Comedy Club
Check out this stand-up comedy show with kid-friendly punchlines for all ag...
$44 and up
A unique South African masterpiece of rural African men who come by train f...
FDR State Park
Presented by Support Connection, Inc. A 3-mile walkathon (rain or shine) to...
$35 and up
That shining globe in the night sky has inspired writers and musicians sinc...
Everyone is invited to participate in this exciting competition which not o...
Great books, lively discussion, and delicious snacks.
Explore the language of cartography and abstraction to make multi-layered a...
Celebrate Latino dance, music, art, food, and community at this family-frie...
Lewis H. Latimer House Museum
Participants will preview and experience the Electronic Instrument project....
Queens County Farm Museum
Come celebrate the autumn season on the farm! Explore the grounds and buy a...
The New York Classical Players collaborate with world-renowned pianist HaeS...
LaGuardia Performing Arts Center
Take a joyous holiday ride featuring The Astoria Symphony Orchestra, ballet...
They call it civil war, but there is nothing civil in this. Nothing civil a...
Prospect Heights/Crown Heights
$25; $20 seniors and students; free for children younger than 12
One of Brooklyn's favorite fall events returns with food, hot music, family...
BRIC Arts Media House
$12; $10 in advance
For the Fall 2017 season, The Knights orchestral collective celebrate with ...
Downtown New City
Hundreds of unique vendors, live music, food, crafts, jewelry, and more all...
3pm - 4pm
$6 per child
Join a TNC educator on a 1-mile guided walk through our preserve
Village of Warwick
free admission; $15 wristbands for unlimited rides
Experience the extraordinary variety of Warwick's apples, culture, and ente...
State Line Lookout
Features live birds of prey at 1pm and 2:30pm and enjoy activities and exhi...
This year's fest promises kid-friendly activities including Broadway perfor...
The Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine
The 33rd annual Feast of Saint Francis festivities revolves around a signat...
The Rock and Roll Playhouse, a weekly family concert series hosted at Brook...
Formerly known as The Emerging Artist Fellowship Exhibition, this annual ex...
78th Street Playstreet Plaza
The John Lennon Educational Tour Bus, presented by Canon USA, Inc., celebra...
Ride and concession prices vary
Michael Karas presents a world-class juggling show full of jaw-dropping stu...
10:30am-12:30pm and 2:30-4:30pm
OrigamiUSA at the American Museum of Natural History
Young elementary, Tween, Teen, All Ages
$35; $20 members
Want to learn origami? OrigamiUSA is offering origami classes through their...
Queensborough Performing Arts Center
This three-man tribute to Grammy award-winning singer Michael Bublé gives a...
Afro-Caribbean music will be front and center when this all female troupe o...
Museum of the Moving Image
With Caroll Spinney, Frank Oz, Jim Henson. For 45 years, Caroll Spinney has...
An all-star Hendrix jam led by former members of Hendrix's original Band of...
Museum of Arts and Design
Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult, All Ages
Free with museum admission: $16; $14 seniors; $12 students; free for children younger than 18
Join other families for Studio Sunday at MAD. It's a making workshop for al...
Participants will have the opportunity to create their own chalk art celebr...
Planting Fields Arborteum State Historic Park
This is your chance to see Long Island’s show dogs strut their stuff. The W...
Sunday Morning Story Time & Craft with children's author Brad Spiegel, " Yo...
12:30pm and 5pm
NYCB Theatre at Westbury
Shopkins Live! is finally here! The #1 kids toy in North America is live an...
Explore the galleries and create art in the studio. Family tours offered on...
First Baptist Church of White Plains
A free community event for pets of all religious backgrounds and their owne...
1 - 4 pm
NYCB LIVE: Home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum
The Long Island Nets are hosting a tip-off party. Kids Zone, facepainting, ...
Scarsdale Public Library
Stories and fun, just for 2 year olds! Registration is not required.
Cinema Arts Centre
Screenagers explores parental struggles over social media, video games, aca...
Join Knit & Crochet as Angie Gallo guides you through the steps of learning...
Center for Science Teaching and Learning at Tanglewood Preserve
Little ones get to interact and learn all about various live animals.
South Hollis Library
Be brave, they say. Don't be afraid, they say. But then, sometimes getting ...
Queensboro Hill Library
What's a fortune bookie, you ask? Just a fun and crafty way to share your l...
Help make kindness rocks for the Westhampton Free Library's Kindness Rock G...
Brentwood Public Library
Celebrate one of Mexico's most famous artists, Frida Kahlo, who painted the...
Make a home for your alien. This program runs 90 minutes. For grades 3 to 5...
In this workshop participants will learn how to take care of their teeth an...
This great Family Fun Day has something for everyone. There will be over 30...
The Madison Theatre/Public Square at Molloy College
Twice Exceptional Children’s Advocacy (TECA) invites you to attend its annu...
Vincent Smith School
Come to the Vincent Smith School Open House, tour our 5-acre campus, and di...
Clay Pit Ponds State Preserve
Join the 4th annual Harvest Festival. Carve or paint a pumpkin, build a sca...
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