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Things to do with kids in New York, including events this week, free things to do, fairs and festivals, story time, theater for kids, and kids' entertainment.





Family getaways

Bounce Trampoline Sports, winter day trips 2013

Bounce Trampoline Sports, winter day trips 2013 Photograph: Joel Darelius

Bounce Trampoline Sports

Few things elicit smiles as readily as a trampoline—test the theory on your family at this indoor sports center in Syosset, NY.



Fairs and festivals

Brooklyn Bridge Park Harvest Festival

  • Critics choice
  • Free

This family-focused fest on Pier 6 features pumpkin-picking, face

  1. Brooklyn Bridge Park Main St, at Fulton Ferry Landing, 11201
  2. Sat Oct 25
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Children's Fall Festival

  • Price band: 1/4

Show up in your Halloween duds to enjoy a variety of country-style

  1. Queens County Farm Museum 73-50 Little Neck Pkwy, between 73rd Rd and 74th Ave
  2. Sun Oct 26
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Puppetry Arts Haunted Halloween Carnival

  • Price band: 1/4
  • Critics choice

The youth visual- and performing arts organization puts a ghoulish spin on

  1. P.S. 372 512 Carroll St, between Third and Fourth Aves
  2. Sat Oct 25
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Halloween Kidz Karnival

  • Free

Hudson River Park throws its sixth annual family-friendly Halloween party

  1. Hudson River Park Battery Park City to 59th St, at West Side Hwy
  2. Sun Oct 26
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Theater for kids

Marmalade!

  • Price band: 2/4

Little audiences will be delighted by this quirky performance from Swedish

  1. Scandinavia House: The Nordic Center in America 58 Park Ave, between 37th and 38th Sts
  2. Fri Oct 24 - Sat Oct 25
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"Hollow"

  • Price band: 3/4

Tweens will venture into the woods of 18th-century New York to meet

  1. Players Theatre 115 MacDougal St, at Minetta Ln
  2. Sat Oct 25 - Sun Nov 9
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"Tico Tales"

  • Free

Literally Alive children’s theater presents this bilingual adaptation of

  1. Players Theatre 115 MacDougal St, at Minetta Ln
  2. Sat Oct 25 - Sun Nov 16
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"The Butterfly Girl"

In this production from Vital Theatre Company, Velma Gratch finds herself

  1. Vital Children’s Theatre 2162 Broadway, at 76th St, fourth floor
  2. Sat Oct 25 - Sun Nov 16
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Events for kids by date

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    Gotham's favorite circus troupe kicks off an all-n...

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