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Free things to do with kids in New York

Free activities, events, performances, festivals and other things to do with kids throughout New York City.

"The ABC of It: Why Children's Books Matter"

  • Free

The main branch of the NYPL is playing host to an

  1. New York Public Library, Stephen A. Schwarzman Building Fifth Ave, at 42nd St, 10036
  2. Sat Aug 30 - Sun Sep 7
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Brooklyn Flea

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

It’s that time of year! The Brooklyn Flea comes

  1. East River State Park 90 Kent Ave, at North 8th St
  2. Sat Aug 30 - Sun Nov 23
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  1. New York Transit Museum Gallery Annex Grand Central Terminal, E 42nd St, between Lexington and Vanderbilt Aves
  2. Sat Aug 30 - Sun Nov 2
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Smorgasburg

  • Critics choice
  • Free

The venerable epicurean extravaganza spends

  1. Brooklyn Bridge Park Main St, at Fulton Ferry Landing, 11201
  2. Sat Aug 30 - Sun Nov 23
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Greenlight Saturday Storytime 2014

  • Free

Kids' authors and illustrators (or staffers from

  1. Greenlight Bookstore 686 Fulton St, at South Portland Ave
  2. Sat Aug 30
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Tech for Tots: Learning with Colors

  • Free

Bring your budding artist to this interactive

  1. Sony Wonder Technology Lab 550 Madison Ave, Sony Plaza, at 56th St
  2. Sat Aug 30
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NYC Unicycle Festival

  • Critics choice
  • Free

This wacky one-wheeled weekend rolls into town

  1. Governors Island Governors Island
  2. Sat Aug 30 - Sun Aug 31
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Rachel Feinstein: "Folly"

  • Free

We couldn't imagine a more kid-friendly work for

  1. Madison Square Park 23rd St to 26th St, between Fifth and Madison Aves, 10010
  2. Sat Aug 30 - Sun Sep 7
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Pop-Up Audubon

  • Free

Prospect Park Audubon Center staff will lead

  1. Prospect Park Audubon Center enter at Ocean Ave, and Lincoln Rd
  2. Sat Aug 30 - Sun Sep 28
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Sweet Spot Festival

  • Free

Enjoy authentic Jamaican food, lively music,

  1. Pier I, Riverside Park South W 66th St, at the Hudson River
  2. Sat Aug 30
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NYC Parks Summer Movie Series: Despicable Me 2

  • Free

Bring a comfy blanket or two and some munchies,

  1. Brower Park Brooklyn Ave, at Prospect Pl
  2. Sat Aug 30
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Front Row Cinema

  • Free

Head to the water's edge for free outdoor film

  1. South Street Seaport 19 Fulton St, at Front St
  2. Sat Aug 30
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Great North River Tugboat Race & Competition

  • Critics choice
  • Free

Line up with your kids and cheer for your

  1. Hudson River Park at Pier 84 W 44th St, at the Hudson River
  2. Sun Aug 31
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Greenlight Baby Storytime 2014

  • Free

Children's performers—including songstresses Miss

  1. Greenlight Bookstore 686 Fulton St, at South Portland Ave
  2. Sun Aug 31
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Big City Fishing

  • Critics choice
  • Free

For this aptly named program, the Hudson River

  1. Hudson River Park at Pier 25 West St, at North Moore St
  2. Sun Aug 31
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Preschool Play

  • Free

Toddlers can play with one another on the park’s

  1. Robert F. Wagner Park Battery Pl, between West St and 1st Pl
  2. Mon Sep 1 - Wed Oct 29
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West Indian-American Day Carnival

  • Critics choice
  • Free

This Caribbean celebration, known for having

  1. Brooklyn
  2. Mon Sep 1
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Preschool Art

  • Free

Toddlers are introduced to paper, clay, paint and

  1. Nelson A. Rockefeller Park Battery Park City, enter at River Terr and Warren St
  2. Thu Sep 4
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