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Events for kids this week in New York

Activities, events, performances, festivals and other things to do with kids throughout New York City over the next seven days.

Clouds

  • Free

Every spring, an installation takes up residence in the southeast corner

  1. Doris C. Freedman Plaza Fifth Ave, at 60th St
  2. Wed Jul 30 - Sun Aug 24
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Danh Vo: We the People

Inspired by the Statue of Liberty, We the People is a full-scale replica

  1. Brooklyn Bridge Park Main St, at Fulton Ferry Landing, 11201
  2. Wed Jul 30 - Sun Dec 7
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"Traveling in the World of Tomorrow: The Future of Transportation at New York's World's Fairs"

  • Free

Check out the New York Transit Museum’s brand new exhibit, "Traveling in

  1. New York Transit Museum Gallery Annex Grand Central Terminal, E 42nd St, between Lexington and Vanderbilt Aves
  2. Wed Jul 30 - Sun Nov 2
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Harvesting Our History at the QBG

Learn the story of how Queens Botanical Garden came to be and about how it

  1. Queens Botanical Garden 43-50 Main St, at Dahlia Ave
  2. Wed Jul 30 - Sun Sep 28
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Marvel's Avengers S.T.A.T.I.O.N.

  • Price band: 2/4

Superheroes-in-training are granted special S.H.I.E.L.D. access to the

  1. Discovery Times Square 226 W 44th St, between Seventh and Eighth Aves
  2. Wed Jul 30 - Sun Jan 4
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Honey Bees: Home Is Where the Hive Is

  • Price band: 1/4

See what all the buzz is about at Liberty Science Center's new permanent

  1. Liberty Science Center 222 Jersey City Blvd, between Philip and Wilson Sts
  2. Wed Jul 30 - Sat Feb 28
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FLOW.14: Art and Music at Randall's Island

This exhibition brings together art, music and the environment of

  1. Randalls Island Park Robert F. Kennedy Bridge, at Randalls Island
  2. Wed Jul 30 - Sun Nov 2
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Rocket Park Mini Golf

  • Price band: 1/4
  • Critics choice

Beneath the shadow of two retired NASA rockets, kids can tee off at this

  1. New York Hall of Science 47-01 111th St, at 47th Ave, 11368
  2. Wed Jul 30 - Sun Dec 28
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Science Playground

  • Price band: 1/4

Tots learn about technology as they slide and seesaw, climb a giant

  1. New York Hall of Science 47-01 111th St, at 47th Ave, 11368
  2. Wed Jul 30 - Wed Dec 31
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Anne and Bernard Spitzer Hall of Human Origins

  • Price band: 2/4

The former Human Biology and Evolution Hall has evolved into an

  1. American Museum of Natural History Central Park West, at 79th St, 10024
  2. Wed Jul 30 - Wed Dec 31
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Arthur Ross Hall of Meteorites

  • Price band: 2/4
  • Critics choice

This exhibit explores our 4.5-billion-year-old solar system through

  1. American Museum of Natural History Central Park West, at 79th St, 10024
  2. Wed Jul 30 - Wed Dec 31
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Preschool Play

  • Free

Toddlers can play with one another on the park’s grassy lawn. Toys, books

  1. Robert F. Wagner Park Battery Pl, between West St and 1st Pl
  2. Wed Jul 30 - Wed Oct 29
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"ElectriCity: Powering New York’s Rails"

  • Price band: 1/4
  • Critics choice

Kids will stand on subway platforms with a new appreciation for the third

  1. New York Transit Museum Boerum Pl, at Schermerhorn St, 11201
  2. Wed Jul 30 - Wed Dec 31
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"Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed"

  • Price band: 2/4

Dinosaur Safari, a guided wagon tour past life-like, animatronic dinosaur

  1. Bronx Zoo Wildlife Conservation Society 2300 Southern Blvd, at Fordham Rd, 10458
  2. Wed Jul 30 - Sun Nov 2
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"The ABC of It: Why Children's Books Matter"

  • Free

The main branch of the NYPL is playing host to an exhibit that celebrates

  1. New York Public Library, Stephen A. Schwarzman Building Fifth Ave, at 42nd St, 10036
  2. Wed Jul 30 - Sun Sep 7
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"The Power of Poison"

  • Price band: 3/4
  • Critics choice

Ever wondered what Cleopatra fed her foes? In this exhibit at AMNH,

  1. American Museum of Natural History Central Park West, at 79th St, 10024
  2. Wed Jul 30 - Sun Aug 10
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"Italian Futurism, 1909-1944: Reconstructing the Universe"

  • Price band: 1/4

On the heels of the Guggenheim's show about the Japanese postwar

  1. Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum 1071 Fifth Ave, at 89th St, 10128
  2. Wed Jul 30 - Mon Sep 1
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"City as Canvas"

  • Price band: 1/4

East Village painter Martin Wong (1946–1999) was also an avid art

  1. Museum of the City of New York 1220 Fifth Ave, between 103rd and 104th Sts
  2. Wed Jul 30 - Sun Sep 21
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"Homefront & Battlefield: Quilts & Context in the Civil War"

  • Price band: 1/4

The New-York Historical Society has come up with an amazing way to

  1. New-York Historical Society 170 Central Park West, between 76th and 77th Sts
  2. Wed Jul 30 - Sun Aug 24
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"Art Inspires Art"

  • Price band: 1/4

At this new interactive show in the BCM's Everett Children's Library, kids

  1. Brooklyn Children’s Museum 145 Brooklyn Ave, at St. Marks Ave
  2. Wed Jul 30 - Sun Aug 31
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"Ponds, Pipes, and People: Water in Central Park"

Water has played a big part in the design and maintenance of Central Park.

  1. Central Park, Charles A. Dana Discovery Center enter at E 110th St and Fifth Ave
  2. Wed Jul 30 - Wed Dec 31
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"Jazzed! The Changing Beat of 125th Street"

  • Price band: 1/4

In partnership with the National Jazz Museum in Harlem, CMOM explores the

  1. Children's Museum of Manhattan 212 W 83rd St, between Amsterdam Ave and Broadway, 10024
  2. Wed Jul 30 - Wed Dec 31
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"Pterosaurs: Flight in the Age of Dinosaurs"

By virtue of dinosaurs' size, diversity and the fact that they disappeared

  1. American Museum of Natural History Central Park West, at 79th St, 10024
  2. Wed Jul 30 - Sun Jan 4
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Madeline in New York: The Art of Ludwig Bemelmans

In celebration of the 75th anniversary of the iconic children’s tale

  1. New-York Historical Society 170 Central Park West, between 76th and 77th Sts
  2. Wed Jul 30 - Sun Oct 12
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Pop-Up Pool

Come cool off and take a dip in the Brooklyn Bridge Park Pop-Up Pool. The

  1. Brooklyn Bridge Park Pop-Up Pool Pier 2, Brooklyn Bridge Park, Furman St, between Clark and Pierrepont Sts
  2. Wed Jul 30 - Mon Sep 1
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Mad. Sq. Kids: Reading Rangers

On Wednesdays, listen to a storytime and join in on an activity at the

  1. Madison Square Park 23rd St to 26th St, between Fifth and Madison Aves, 10010
  2. Wed Jul 30 - Wed Oct 15
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"Icons of Animation"

  • Price band: 1/4

Get inspired by illustration at this exhibit featuring the work of four

  1. Society of Illustrators 128 E 63rd St, between Park and Lexington Aves
  2. Wed Jul 30 - Sat Aug 16
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"The Roof Garden Commission"

  • Price band: 2/4

Climb atop the Met's Roof Garden and explore this installation by Dan

  1. The Metropolitan Museum of Art 1000 Fifth Ave, at 82nd St, 10028
  2. Wed Jul 30 - Sun Nov 2
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"Behind the Screen"

  • Price band: 1/4
  • Critics choice

At the museum’s core exhibit (which was completely updated during

  1. Museum of the Moving Image 36-01 35th Ave, at 37th St, 11106
  2. Wed Jul 30 - Wed Dec 31
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"Spiders Alive!"

  • Price band: 1/4
  • Critics choice

Get up close and personal with more than 20 species of one of the world's

  1. American Museum of Natural History Central Park West, at 79th St, 10024
  2. Wed Jul 30 - Sun Nov 2
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The Lightning Thief

  • Critics choice
  • Free

Every summer (this year marks the 26th anniversary), Theatreworks USA

  1. 121 Christopher St, between Bleecker and Hudson Sts
  2. Wed Jul 30 - Fri Aug 22
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"What's Up, Doc? The Animation Art of Chuck Jones"

  • Price band: 1/4

Chances are, the iconic cartoon characters of your childhood were brought

  1. Museum of the Moving Image 36-01 35th Ave, at 37th St, 11106
  2. Wed Jul 30 - Sun Jan 18
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My Superhero Roberto Clemente

  • Price band: 1/4

The story of the legendary Latin baseball player and humanitarian Roberto

  1. Teatro SEA Clemente Soto Vélez Cultural & Educational Center, 107 Suffolk St, at Rivington St, 10002
  2. Wed Jul 30
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Gazillion Bubble Show

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Price band: 2/4
  • Critics choice

Created by Fan Yang, 16-time Guinness-record holder for blowing the

  1. New World Stages 340 W 50th St, between Eighth and Ninth Aves
  2. Wed Jul 30 - Wed Dec 31
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"Brooklyn Block Lab"

  • Price band: 1/4

The latest hands-on studio at Brooklyn Children's Museum is a

  1. Brooklyn Children’s Museum 145 Brooklyn Ave, at St. Marks Ave
  2. Wed Jul 30 - Sun Aug 31
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Waldo in Astoria

Where's Waldo? He's hiding in 25 locations in Astoria and Long Island

  1. Astoria Bookshop 31-29 31st St, between Broadway and 31st Avenue, 11106
  2. Wed Jul 30 - Thu Jul 31
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All Jazzed Up Performance Series

  • Price band: 1/4

Supplementing its music-centric exhibit, "Jazzed! The Changing Beat of

  1. Children's Museum of Manhattan 212 W 83rd St, between Amsterdam Ave and Broadway, 10024
  2. Wed Jul 30 - Sat Oct 25
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"Swoon: Submerged Motherlands"

  • Price band: 1/4

Brooklyn-based artist Swoon has created a site-specific installation in

  1. Brooklyn Museum 200 Eastern Pkwy, at Washington Ave
  2. Wed Jul 30 - Sun Aug 24
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Blue Man Group

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Price band: 4/4
  • Critics choice

Three deadpan, blue-skinned men with extraterrestrial imaginations carry

  1. 434 Lafayette St, between Astor Pl and E 4th St
  2. Wed Jul 30 - Wed Dec 31
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Grand Canyon: River at Risk in 3D

This 40-minute 3D adventure takes the audience on a river rafting trip

  1. New York Hall of Science 47-01 111th St, at 47th Ave, 11368
  2. Wed Jul 30 - Sun Aug 31
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Rachel Feinstein: "Folly"

  • Free

We couldn't imagine a more kid-friendly work for Mad. Sq. Art's summer

  1. Madison Square Park 23rd St to 26th St, between Fifth and Madison Aves, 10010
  2. Wed Jul 30 - Sun Sep 7
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FOCUS: Artist as Observer

  • Price band: 1/4

Come examine art pieces on display at this summer exhibition featured in

  1. Children's Museum of the Arts 103 Charlton St, between Greenwich and Hudson Sts, 10014
  2. Wed Jul 30 - Sun Sep 7
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Harry Potter Month at The Scholastic Store

  • Free

Join your fellow Harry Potter fanatics as they celebrate Harry’s birthday

  1. Scholastic Store 557 Broadway, between Prince and Spring Sts
  2. Wed Jul 30 - Thu Jul 31
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Wicked

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Price band: 2/4
  • Critics choice

Based on novelist Gregory Maguire's 1995 adult variation on L. Frank

  1. Gershwin Theatre 222 W 51st St, between Broadway and Eighth Ave
  2. Wed Jul 30 - Wed Dec 31
Buy tickets

Newsies

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Price band: 3/4
  • Critics choice

The 1992 Disney film gets the stage treatment in a new musical set during

  1. Nederlander Theatre 208 W 41st St, between Broadway and Eighth Ave
  2. Wed Jul 30 - Sun Aug 31
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Cinderella

  • Rated as: 3/5

Calling all princess fans: Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella is coming to

  1. Broadway Theatre 1681 Broadway, at 53rd St
  2. Wed Jul 30 - Wed Dec 31
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Matilda

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Price band: 3/4
  • Critics choice

Not since Billy Elliot has an English musical import been so hyped. And,

  1. 225 W 44th St, between Broadway and Eighth Ave
  2. Wed Jul 30 - Wed Dec 31
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The Fantasticks

  • Price band: 2/4

It won't knock your socks off, but this musical revival (the original was

  1. 210 W 50th St, at Broadway
  2. Wed Jul 30 - Wed Dec 31
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Aladdin

  • Price band: 2/4

Charming street urchin Aladdin brings his exotic world to Broadway,

  1. New Amsterdam Theatre 214 W 42nd St, between Seventh and Eighth Aves
  2. Wed Jul 30 - Sun Aug 31
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Unsung & Heroes

  • Price band: 1/4

This new off-Broadway combination of two productions performed by kids,

  1. TADA! Theater 15 W 28th St, between Fifth Ave and Broadway, second floor
  2. Wed Jul 30 - Fri Aug 1
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Sunset Wednesday

  • Price band: 1/4
  • Critics choice

Head to the Wave Hill early and enjoy the view as the sun begins to set

  1. Wave Hill W 249th St, at Independence Ave, 10471
  2. Wed Jul 30
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Mad. Sq. Music: Oval Lawn Series

  • Critics choice
  • Free

You'll want to bring a picnic blanket to the 12th season of Madison Square

  1. Madison Square Park 23rd St to 26th St, between Fifth and Madison Aves, 10010
  2. Wed Jul 30
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Wednesday Night Tours

Take a scholarly stroll through Brooklyn Bridge Park and learn about

  1. Brooklyn Bridge Park Main St, at Fulton Ferry Landing, 11201
  2. Wed Jul 30
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The Lion King

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Price band: 3/4
  • Critics choice

Disney's Tony-winning show continues to dazzle at the Minskoff. Any child

  1. Minskoff Theatre 200 W 45th St, between Broadway and Eighth Ave
  2. Wed Jul 30 - Wed Dec 31
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iLuminate

  • Price band: 3/4

America's Got Talent dance crew iLuminate brings their light-up suits and

  1. New World Stages 340 W 50th St, between Eighth and Ninth Aves
  2. Wed Jul 30 - Sun Sep 7
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Cirque du Soleil: Varekai

  • Price band: 3/4
  • Critics choice

Enchanting aerials, juggling, Russian swings and clown acts will wow

  1. 620 Atlantic Ave, at Flatbush Ave, 11217
  2. Wed Jul 30 - Sun Aug 3
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The Public Theater's Free Shakespeare in the Park

  • Free

The Public Theater continues its summer tradition of offering free

  1. Central Park, at 81st St
  2. Wed Jul 30 - Sun Aug 17
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Mulan the Musical

  • Rated as: 2/5
  • Price band: 3/4

China's all-female percussion group, The Red Poppy Ladies, returns

  1. Ellen Stewart Theatre at La MaMa E.T.C. 66 E 4th St, between Bowery and Second Ave, 10003
  2. Wed Jul 30 - Sat Sep 13
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Stomp

  • Price band: 3/4

Ideal for kids who think banging on pots and pans (and garbage-can lids

  1. 126 Second Ave, between St. Marks Pl and E 7th St
  2. Wed Jul 30 - Wed Dec 31
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Front Row Cinema

  • Free

Head to the water's edge for free outdoor film screenings every Wednesday

  1. South Street Seaport 19 Fulton St, at Front St
  2. Wed Jul 30 - Sat Aug 30
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Summer on the Hudson Pier 1 Picture Shows

  • Free

While not all of these outdoor film screenings are geared toward the

  1. Pier I, Riverside Park South W 66th St, at the Hudson River
  2. Wed Jul 30
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Movies Under the Stars

  • Free

Take a quick ride on the Path train to Hoboken to experience a free night

  1. Pier A Park Frank Sinatra Dr, at 1st St
  2. Wed Jul 30
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Summer in the Square

  • Free

While we dig the free Wi-Fi, Summer in the Square is an even better reason

  1. Union Square 14th St to 17th St, between Broadway and Park Ave South
  2. Thu Jul 31
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Transit Tots

  • Price band: 1/4

Little ones with a curiosity about travel can listen to stories, create

  1. New York Transit Museum Boerum Pl, at Schermerhorn St, 11201
  2. Thu Jul 31
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Preschool Art

  • Free

Toddlers are introduced to paper, clay, paint and recycled materials

  1. Nelson A. Rockefeller Park Battery Park City, enter at River Terr and Warren St
  2. Thu Jul 31
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Mad. Sq. Kids Concerts 2014

  • Free

Madison Square Park hosts some of the best names in children music for a

  1. Madison Square Park 23rd St to 26th St, between Fifth and Madison Aves, 10010
  2. Thu Jul 31 - Thu Aug 7
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Mad. Sq. Kids Summer Concert Series

The Madison Square Park Conservancy will present its summer concert series

  1. Madison Square Park 23rd St to 26th St, between Fifth and Madison Aves, 10010
  2. Thu Jul 31 - Thu Aug 7
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Mad. Sq. Kids: Explore!

Learn about Madison Square Park at this weekly event on Tuesdays,

  1. Madison Square Park 23rd St to 26th St, between Fifth and Madison Aves, 10010
  2. Thu Jul 31
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Hy-Fi

  • Price band: 1/4

As per usual, the Long Island City museum has selected a creative piece

  1. MoMA PS1 22-25 Jackson Ave, at 46th Ave
  2. Thu Jul 31 - Sat Sep 6
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Broadway in Bryant Park 2014

  • Free

The casts of popular Great White Way and off-Broadway musicals perform hit

  1. Sixth Ave, between 40th and 42nd Sts
  2. Thu Jul 31
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Big City Fishing

  • Critics choice
  • Free

For this aptly named program, the Hudson River Park Trust runs beginner

  1. Hudson River Park at Pier 25 West St, at North Moore St
  2. Thu Jul 31 - Sun Sep 28
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Stories in the Garden

Bring little ones to Wave Hill's spectacular public garden where they can

  1. Wave Hill W 249th St, at Independence Ave, 10471
  2. Thu Jul 31
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Art in the Park

Come participate in arts and crafts at Madison Square Park. Learn how to

  1. Madison Square Park 23rd St to 26th St, between Fifth and Madison Aves, 10010
  2. Thu Jul 31
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Syfy Movies With A View

  • Free

Set against a spectacular view of lower Manhattan, this outdoor movie

  1. Brooklyn Bridge Park Main St, at Fulton Ferry Landing, 11201
  2. Thu Jul 31
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Stars of Tomorrow

  • Free

Take a seat on the riverside lawn for a Jazz performance by students from

  1. Hudson River Park at Pier 45 West St at W 10th St
  2. Thu Jul 31
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Victory Dance at The New Victory Theater

  • Price band: 1/4

The New Victory Theater is excited to present Victory Dance, a performance

  1. New Victory Theater 209 W 42nd St, between Seventh and Eighth Aves
  2. Thu Jul 31
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Marvel Universe LIVE!

  • Price band: 3/4

More than 25 Marvel characters—including epic superheroes and Avengers

  1. Barclays Center 620 Atlantic Ave, at Flatbush Ave, 11217
  2. Thu Jul 31 - Sun Aug 17
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Fridays with FiDi Families

Bring your tiny tykes to The South Street Seaport for fun-filled events

  1. South Street Seaport 19 Fulton St, at Front St
  2. Fri Aug 1
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Little Makers: Ice Cream, You Scream...

  • Price band: 1/4

Parents and kids can create their very own ice cream flavor and eat it up

  1. New York Hall of Science 47-01 111th St, at 47th Ave, 11368
  2. Fri Aug 1 - Sun Aug 3
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Friday Singalong with Jarrod

  • Free

Tots can cozy up in the kids' section of Greenlight while Jarrod (with his

  1. Greenlight Bookstore 686 Fulton St, at South Portland Ave
  2. Fri Aug 1
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Little New-Yorkers

  • Price band: 1/4

The youngest NYC residents explore their city through storytelling,

  1. New-York Historical Society 170 Central Park West, between 76th and 77th Sts
  2. Fri Aug 1
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Sunset on the Hudson

  • Free

Little ones and families can enjoy great local music acts including the

  1. Hudson River Park at Pier 45 West St at W 10th St
  2. Fri Aug 1
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Dan Zanes Greatest Hits Release Party

The king of kids' music, Dan Zanes, will have the younger set dancing to

  1. Deno's Wonder Wheel Amuseument Park 1025 Boardwalk, at W 12th St, 11224
  2. Fri Aug 1
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RiverFlicks for Kids

  • Free

Not only does this annual series feature a gorgeous view of the Hudson

  1. Hudson River Park at Pier 46 West St, at Charles St
  2. Fri Aug 1
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Summer Streets

  • Critics choice
  • Free

From Park Ave at 72nd St to Centre St at Brooklyn Bridge; visit

  1. Various locations
  2. Sat Aug 2 - Sat Aug 16
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Brooklyn Flea

  • Price band: 2/4
  • Critics choice
  • Free

It’s that time of year! The Brooklyn Flea comes back outside in Fort

  1. East River State Park 90 Kent Ave, at North 8th St
  2. Sat Aug 2 - Sun Nov 23
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The Berenstain Bears Live in Family Matters the Musical

  • Price band: 2/4

The woodland family that starred in more than 300 books by Stan and Jan

  1. Manhattan Movement & Arts Center 248 W 60th St, between Amsterdam and West End Aves
  2. Sat Aug 2
Buy tickets

Smorgasburg

  • Critics choice
  • Free

The venerable epicurean extravaganza spends Saturdays in Williamsburg and

  1. Brooklyn Bridge Park Main St, at Fulton Ferry Landing, 11201
  2. Sat Aug 2 - Sun Nov 23
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Art Island Outpost on Governors Island

Hop on board the ferry to Governors Island, where CMA will be hosting free

  1. Governors Island Governors Island
  2. Sat Aug 2 - Sun Sep 28
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Greenlight Saturday Storytime 2014

  • Free

Kids' authors and illustrators (or staffers from Brooklyn's

  1. Greenlight Bookstore 686 Fulton St, at South Portland Ave
  2. Sat Aug 2
More info

The Greatest Pirate Story (N)ever Told!

  • Price band: 3/4

Catch this half-improv, half-scripted musical about swashbucklers from

  1. Snapple Theater Center 210 W 50th St, at Broadway
  2. Sat Aug 2
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Sing Back, Brooklyn!

Families can sing and dance with Lloyd H. Miller in a monthly sing-a-long

  1. Brooklyn Historical Society 128 Pierrepont St, at Clinton St
  2. Sat Aug 2
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Harlem Eats

  • Price band: 1/4

Frederick Douglass Blvd. between 117th and 118th Sts. Every Saturday 'til

  1. Manhattan
  2. Sat Aug 2
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City as Canvas Family Programs

Bring the whole family to get hands-on with crafts and projects

  1. Museum of the City of New York 1220 Fifth Ave, between 103rd and 104th Sts
  2. Sat Aug 2
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Peppa Pig Meet and Greet: Bronx Zoo

  • Price band: 1/4

Peppa Pig, the adorable star of the hit Nick Jr. television series, will

  1. Bronx Zoo Wildlife Conservation Society 2300 Southern Blvd, at Fordham Rd, 10458
  2. Sat Aug 2 - Sun Aug 3
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Pop-Up Audubon!

  • Free

Prospect Park Audubon Center staff will lead discussions and explorations

  1. Prospect Park Audubon Center enter at Ocean Ave, and Lincoln Rd
  2. Sat Aug 2 - Sun Sep 28
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Youth Moves Movement Workshops

  • Free

BAM's Arts in the Gardens series, in partnership with the New York

  1. Garden of Hope 392 Hancock St, between Throop Ave and Marcus Garvey Blvd
  2. Sat Aug 2
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Museum of the Moving Image: Animation Takeover

  • Price band: 1/4

Beginning Saturday July 19, the Museum of the Moving Image is offering

  1. Museum of the Moving Image 36-01 35th Ave, at 37th St, 11106
  2. Sat Aug 2
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Summer Screenings at The Paley Center

Grab some candy and a soda and head to The Paley Center for weekly family

  1. The Paley Center for Media 25 W 52nd St, between Fifth and Sixth Aves
  2. Sat Aug 2 - Sun Sep 7
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Puppetworks presents Peter and the Wolf

  • Price band: 1/4

For their summer program, the Park Slope nonprofit Puppetworks presents

  1. Puppetworks 338 Sixth Ave, at 4th St
  2. Sat Aug 2 - Sun Aug 17
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Pinkalicious

  • Price band: 2/4

A tot obsessed with pink cupcakes finds herself turning her favorite rosy

  1. 10 W 64th St, between Central Park West and Broadway
  2. Sat Aug 2 - Sun Aug 31
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Flaubert Frog

  • Free

At Bryant Park's 14-animal merry-go-round, kids will find this

  1. Le Carrousel Bryant Park, W 40th St, between Fifth and Sixth Aves, 10018
  2. Sat Aug 2
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Families & Folk Art 2014

  • Free

Offered on the first Saturday of the month, this workshop invites kids and

  1. American Folk Art Museum 2 Lincoln Sq, Columbus Ave, at 66th St
  2. Sat Aug 2
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Chuck Jones Matinees

In honor of their new exhibition "What’s Up Doc? The Animation Art of

  1. Museum of the Moving Image 36-01 35th Ave, at 37th St, 11106
  2. Sat Aug 2
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Sweet Spot Festival

  • Free

Head to Harlem for a monthly dance party, artisan market, and tasty

  1. West Harlem Piers Park 125th St, at the Hudson River
  2. Sat Aug 2
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Kids Time Game Social

Kids can interact with one another and play classic board games at this

  1. Bryant Park Sixth Ave, between 40th and 42nd Sts
  2. Sat Aug 2 - Sun Aug 31
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Peace, Love and Cupcakes The Musical

  • Price band: 2/4

Based on the popular chapter book, Peace, Love and Cupcakes: The Cupcake

  1. Marjorie S. Deane Little Theater 10 W 64th St, between Central Park West and Broadway
  2. Sat Aug 2 - Sun Aug 24
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Intrepid Summer Movie Series

  • Free

Sit atop the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum's flight deck to see a set

  1. Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum Pier 86, Twelfth Ave, at 46th St, 10036
  2. Sat Aug 2
More info

Hudson River Park Wild!

Get a naturalist's guide to the west side at one of these weekly wildlife

  1. Hudson River Park Battery Park City to 59th St, at West Side Hwy
  2. Sun Aug 3
More info

The Berenstain Bears Live in Family Matters the Musical

  • Price band: 2/4

The woodland family that starred in more than 300 books by Stan and Jan

  1. Manhattan Movement & Arts Center 248 W 60th St, between Amsterdam and West End Aves
  2. Sun Aug 3
Buy tickets

Greenlight Baby Storytime 2014

  • Free

Children's performers—including songstresses Miss Nina, Jesse Goldman and

  1. Greenlight Bookstore 686 Fulton St, at South Portland Ave
  2. Sun Aug 3
More info

Family Performance Festival

Throughout the summer, the Central Park Conservancy will present

  1. Peter J. Sharp Children's Glade, Central Park W 103rd St, Central Park West
  2. Sun Aug 3
More info

Le Carrousel Magique

  • Free

Gather at Le Carrousel, where master magicians (from popular show Monday

  1. Le Carrousel Bryant Park, W 40th St, between Fifth and Sixth Aves, 10018
  2. Sun Aug 3
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Picture Book Bonanza

  • Free

The Chelsea bookstore hosts four talented authors and illustrators who

  1. Books of Wonder 18 W 18th St, between Fifth and Sixth Aves
  2. Sun Aug 3
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Rubin Museum Family Sundays

  • Price band: 1/4

In honor of its 10th anniversary, the Rubin Museum of Art established new

  1. Rubin Museum of Art 150 W 17th St, at Seventh Ave, 10011
  2. Sun Aug 3
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Chuck Jones Matinees

In honor of their new exhibition "What’s Up Doc? The Animation Art of

  1. Museum of the Moving Image 36-01 35th Ave, at 37th St, 11106
  2. Sun Aug 3
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KidAround at SEE/CHANGE

The South Street Seaport hosts KidAround events featuring live music,

  1. South Street Seaport 19 Fulton St, at Front St
  2. Sun Aug 3
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NYC Audubon Summer EcoCruise

  • Price band: 2/4

Hands-down the best thing to do as a family on a summer Sunday night,

  1. South Street Seaport, Pier 17 Fulton St, at Water St
  2. Sun Aug 3
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City as Canvas Family Programs

Bring the whole family to get hands-on with crafts and projects

  1. Museum of the City of New York 1220 Fifth Ave, between 103rd and 104th Sts
  2. Mon Aug 4
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Bryant Park Summer Film Festival

  • Free

This free outdoor movie festival brings weekly screenings to the lawn of

  1. Bryant Park Sixth Ave, between 40th and 42nd Sts
  2. Mon Aug 4 - Mon Aug 18
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SummerScreen

  • Critics choice
  • Free

While this Williamsburg-based series is targeted toward adults, older kids

  1. McCarren Park Bayard St to Nassau Ave, between Leonard and North 12 Sts
  2. Mon Aug 4 - Mon Aug 11
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"The NY World’s Fairs and the Port Authority Bringing Trade, Travel and Tourism to Queens, the Region and the World"

  • Price band: 1/4

Visitors to this exhibit will understand how enhancementss at LaGuardia

  1. Queens Botanical Garden 43-50 Main St, at Dahlia Ave
  2. Tue Aug 5 - Sat Nov 1
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Word for Word Storytime

  • Free

Cali Co Cat spins yarns (instead of chasing them like a true feline) and

  1. Bryant Park Reading Room W 42nd St, between Fifth and Sixth Aves
  2. Tue Aug 5
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Passport to Eataly Summer Tours

Treat the kids to an Italian tour without ever leaving NYC! While parents

  1. Eataly 200 Fifth Ave, between 23rd and 24th Sts
  2. Wed Aug 6
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Sunset Wednesday

  • Price band: 1/4
  • Critics choice

Head to the Wave Hill early and enjoy the view as the sun begins to set

  1. Wave Hill W 249th St, at Independence Ave, 10471
  2. Wed Aug 6
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Wednesday Night Tours

Take a scholarly stroll through Brooklyn Bridge Park and learn about

  1. Brooklyn Bridge Park Main St, at Fulton Ferry Landing, 11201
  2. Wed Aug 6
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Mad. Sq. Music: Oval Lawn Series

  • Critics choice
  • Free

You'll want to bring a picnic blanket to the 12th season of Madison Square

  1. Madison Square Park 23rd St to 26th St, between Fifth and Madison Aves, 10010
  2. Wed Aug 6
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Summer on the Hudson Pier 1 Picture Shows

  • Free

While not all of these outdoor film screenings are geared toward the

  1. Pier I, Riverside Park South W 66th St, at the Hudson River
  2. Wed Aug 6
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Movies Under the Stars

  • Free

Take a quick ride on the Path train to Hoboken to experience a free night

  1. Pier A Park Frank Sinatra Dr, at 1st St
  2. Wed Aug 6
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