Events for kids

Kids can play with butterflies at Sweetbriar Nature

(Credit: Newsday/Karen Wiles Stabile)

Looking for a kids event? Here are some upcoming options.

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    Sculpture Art Caper and Exploration Activity Backpack Hofstra University Museum: Emily Lowe Gallery | Hempstead
    Weekly: Sun. 1-4 p.m.; Tue. 11 a.m.-4 p.m.; Wed. 11 a.m.-4 p.m.; Thu.... Pick up a backpack and solve an Art Caper mystery by unraveling clues found while ...

  • Matilda The Musical Shubert | New York
    Weekly: Sun. 3 p.m.; Tue. 7 p.m.; Wed. 2 p.m., 8 p.m.; Thu. 7 p.m.;... Musical, based on the story by Roald Dahl, about a little girl with extraordinary powers; ...

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    Bethpage Federal Credit explorer family backpacks Hofstra University Museum: David Filderman Gallery | Hempstead
    Daily: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.Through Sun. 12/21. Excluded dates: Wed. 11/26;... Pick up a backpack and discover the beauty of the world's cultures through specific works ...

  • Storybooks and Art

    Storybooks and Art The Jewish Museum | New York
    Sun. 11/23 1:30-2 p.m.
    Sunday, November 23 1:30 – 2 pm Exhibition Galleries Listen to a story from our ...

  • Animal Tracks Maritime Explorium | Port Jefferson
    Sun. 11/23 1-5 p.m.
    Discover the animal prints of various animals who leave their tracks as they gather their ...

  • Captain Barnacles, one of the bravest polar bears

    Meet Captain Barnacles Bear and Kwazii Kitten of the Octonauts Mystic Aquarium | Mystic
    Sun. 11/23 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
    Captain Barnacles, one of the bravest polar bears you will ever meet, and Kwazii Kitten, ...

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    Battlegrounds Battlegrounds | Shirley
    Weekly: Sun. Noon-8 p.m.; Mon. 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; Tue. 10 a.m.-9 p.m.;... Social and competitive atmosphere allowing children and teens a place to play the newest video ...

  • Theatreworks USA: Fly Guy & Other Stories Landmark on Main Street | Port Washington
    Sun. 11/23 2 p.m.
    Musical revue based on favorite children's books ("Paper Bag Princess," "Diary of a Worm," "Lilly's ...

  • Drop-In Art

    Drop-In Art Workshop The Jewish Museum | New York
    Weekly: Sun. 1-4 p.m.Through Sun. 12/21. Sunday, September 14 1 – 4 pmFloor 4 StudioPaint, draw, sculpt, or craft a work ...

  • Messy Afternoons Long Island Children's Museum | Garden City
    Sun. 11/23 3:30-5 p.m.
    Enjoy a variety of sensory activities for children ages 18 months to age 4 ...