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Sunday, October 25

Children’s Museum of Manhattan (CMOM)

Children’s Museum of Manhattan (CMOM)
10:00 am–5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 31, 2020

Explore curated family experiences in one-hour-and-forty-five-minute session with limited capacity to allow increased space to safely explore, climb, move, and play.

Play, learn and imagine in Playworks and Adventures with Dora and Diego exhibits. Enjoy educator-led experiences such as storytime, singing and music.

Or explore Inside Art and Superpowered Metropolis exhibits with educator-led experiences such as art-making, art scavenger hunt.

Both experiences feature free play in exhibits and personal activity kits for each family to use during their adventure.

New $100 3-month “mini membership” includes unlimited free admission for 2 adults and up to 4 children  plus nannies and caregivers, access to members-only hours and events and 15% off purchases at the CMOM Store (20% off during the holiday season).

Private playdates and learning pods available for $500 for up to 25 people.

Suggested Ages: Babies to Toddlers
$15, free/babies under 1
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Freshmade NYC Online

Online
11:00 am–3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until November 20, 2020

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 22, 2020

Cook at home with the wonderful teachers of Freshmade. Learn fun recipes like Homemade Twix Bars, Baked Pretzels and DIY Veggie Sushi Night with professionals teachers. Private custom class sessions also available.

Suggested Ages: 2 to 14+
$15
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William Vale Pumpkin Patch

The William Vale
11:30 am–3:00 pm

Pick pumpkins in Vale Park customize your selections and create scarecrows at a craft table. Cozy beverages will be available including hot chocolate, ciders, and mulled wine.

Lots of sizes to choose from; pumpkin prices vary by size.

Suggested Ages: All
Varies by pumpkin size
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Tuesday, October 27

Little New-Yorkers @ Home

Online
3:30 pm–4:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30 pm on Tuesday and Friday, repeating until October 30, 2020

Join New-York Historical Society Storytime via Zoom every Tuesday and Friday for story time and crafts. Each class includes a special Little New-Yorkers hello song, silly stretches and exercises, a story book reading, and a craft to do at home. Designed for ages ages 3-6.

Suggested Ages: 2 to 7
FREE
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Wednesday, October 28

Living History @ Home: Celebrate Halloween!

Online
1:00 pm–2:00 pm

Join New-York Historical Society to celebrate Halloween Victorian style with music and historic spooky—but not too scary—stories with master storyteller Jonathon Kruk.

Suggested Ages: All
FREE
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The Amazing Max Magic Lessons

Online
5:30 pm–6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30 pm on Wednesday and Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2020

NYC magician Max Darwin (aka The Amazing Max) teaches magic tricks using objects available at home.  All you need is a pencil, quarter, nickel, dollar bill, and deck of cards. Magic experience not required. Following the lesson there will be time for a Q&A.

Recommended for ages 7-9. Private lessons also available.

Suggested Ages: 7 to 9
$30
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Thursday, October 29

MoMA Online Family Art Workshops: Designing Spaces

Online
3:00 pm–4:30 pm

What would a space just for you look and feel like? Perhaps it’s a soothing room for sleeping, a quiet place for school at home, or a nature-filled hideaway. In this workshop, get inspired by unique designs for real and imagined spaces, then design a model for a space all your own.

Limited spots available; register in advance.

Suggested Ages: 7 to 14+
FREE
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Friday, October 30

Halloween Harvest Festival with the Black Feminist Project

Black Joy Farm
1:00 pm–4:00 pm

Join The Black Feminist Project at fun, safe, and socially distant Halloween event with activities for the kids, a popup boogie down market, volunteer day for volunteer farmers, a BX Rebirth Family Photobooth, and Costume Contest. A full and haunted day at Black Joy Farm the South Bronx.

Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly
FREE
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Virtual Halloween Tea with Rapunzel

Online
4:00 pm–4:45 pm

Come dressed up and join us for a virtual themed Halloween party with Rapunzel herself. Enjoy a spooky story, crafts and songs. Make pumpkin lanterns and witches hats. Supplies needed: Construction paper: 1 piece black, 1 piece purple, 1 piece orange, black marker, scissors, glue stick, scotch tape. Friday October 30th, 4-4:45pm, $25 per child . This will be interactive, hosted on Google Meet. Ideal for ages 3-7.

Suggested Ages: 3 to 7
$25
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Museum of Math Folding Fridays

Online
4:30 pm–5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30 pm on Friday, repeating until December 18, 2020

Origami expert Kathleen Sheridan teaches unique origami models. Explore the wonders of paper folding — there’s math in every fold.

To participate, you’ll need several sheets of printer paper as well as several sheets of square paper (size should be 5.5″ – 8.5”). Origami paper is preferred – available to ship now from the online shop at MoMath, but you can cut your own squares from any paper.

No experience is required — but there’s folding to engage every level.

Suggested Ages: 7 to 14+, Adult Friendly
$10
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Saturday, October 31

Wave Hill Family Art Project: Dia de los Muertos

Wave Hill
10:00 am–1:00 pm
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One event on November 1, 2020 at 10:00 am

Enjoy nature-inspired art projects among gorgeous gardens and trees overlooking the Hudson River. Celebrate this special Mexican cultural holiday when the spirits of loved ones come home to visit. Learn the traditional use of the four elements to adorn nicho boxes, small shadow boxes filled with meaning and purpose that honor a lost loved one. Decorate your box with objects and found natural materials, adding a photo of your dear one. Using branches and brush from trees that have been felled during recent storms at Wave Hill, create an altar to honor the gifts these trees have given us during their lives.

Takes place outside on a grassy hill so dress accordingly.

Currently no onsite parking or shuttles from public transportation; nearest parking lots is a 5 minute walk. Timed reservations and masks required.

Suggested Ages: All
$10/adults, $6/students & seniors, $4/ages 6+
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CMA Live Family Collaboration: Spooky Kooky Halloween

Online
10:30 am–11:15 am

Join Tom Burnett, CMA Director of Early Childhood Education, for a free session of music, storytelling, and collaborative art-making for the whole family to enjoy. Make spooky (and kooky) art and costumes out of household materials, take turns playing games, and groove to Halloween music.

Suggested Ages: Babies to 5
FREE
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Halloween Circus Costumes Inspired by Alexander Calder

Online
11:00 am–12:00 pm

Learn about Calder’s Circus and create fabulous character costumes, just in time for Halloween. Alexander Calder created Calder’s Circus in 1925 after seeing a real circus performance. Using everyday materials, he built his own miniature one equipped with dozens of performer figurines. Calder carried his circus in suitcases and performed it for his friends in Europe and the U.S.

Kids, teens, and families are invited to join Whitney Educators for free weekly online art classes. Experiment, create, and learn together with at-home art materials.

Suggested Ages: 5 to 14+
FREE
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Washington Market Park Pumpkin Carving Contest

Washington Market Park
11:00 am–2:00 pm

Drop-off your carved and/or decorated pumpkin at a table at the park entrance between 11am and 1pm to be placed in a pumpkin patch along the iron fencing of Greenwich Street between Duane and Reade Streets (which can be admired at any time). Pumpkins will be judged in five categories: cutest, scariest, funniest, most creative and most realistic.

Winning pumpkins and their photos will be posted to the park’s Instagram account at 2pm.

Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly
FREE
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Vander Ende – Onderdonk House Halloween Craft

The Vander-Ende Onderdonk House
1:00 pm–4:00 pm

Enjoy seasonal arts & crafts and spooky ghost stories on a historic farm. Join socially distanced “Trick or Treat” with individually wrapped candy goody bags and a costume parade.

Suggested Ages: 6 to 10
$5, free/ages 12 & under
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In Person Halloween Mermaid Tea with Ariel

Let’s Dress Up
1:00 pm–2:30 pm

Favorite mermaid Ariel will join Halloween tea. Wear your own costume or one available in the store. Enjoy story, craft, song and candy of course. Dress up and then have tea outside at the restaurant next door, weather permitting.

Suggested Ages: 3 to 7
$50
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Sunday, November 1

Día de los Muertos Family Celebration

Green-Wood Cemetary
1:30 pm–4:30 pm

Discover the rich history and traditions associated with the Mexican holiday Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) with family-friendly crafts and a visit to the community altar in Green-Wood’s Historic Chapel designed by artist Scherezade Garcia.

Suggested Ages: All
FREE
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Saturday, November 7

Wave Hill Family Art Project

Wave Hill
10:00 am–1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until December 20, 2020

Enjoy nature-inspired art projects among gorgeous gardens and trees overlooking the Hudson River. Themes change weekly.

Takes place outside on a grassy hill so dress accordingly.

The number of families able to participate at any given time will be limited to about five. If you arrive and capacity is full, program staff will provide a “come back” card so you will have first entry for the next session.

Currently no onsite parking or shuttles from public transportation; nearest parking lots is a 5 minute walk. Timed reservations and masks required.

Suggested Ages: All
$10/adults, $6/students & seniors, $4/ages 6+
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Sunday, November 8

Guggenheim Sunday Family Tour

Online
11:00 am–12:00 pm
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One event on November 8, 2020 at 11:00 am

One event on December 13, 2020 at 11:00 am

Family-oriented virtual tours explore works from the Guggenheim’s collection with conversation and creative hands-on activities utilizing materials you can find at home. Includes art looking and hands-on art exploration. Tours are organized around a single theme and highlight artworks on view from the permanent collection and special exhibitions (plus some discussion of the museum’s amazing architecture).

Suggested Ages: 5 to 13
$15/family (includes museum admission)
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Sunday, November 15

Little Guggs At Home

Online
11:00 am–12:00 pm
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One event on November 15, 2020 at 11:00 am

This wonderful program for ages 2-4 years old comes online, utilizing materials you can find at home to explore works from the Guggenheim’s collection. Weekly Zoom sessions focus on a different theme and include art looking and hands-on art exploration.

Suggested Ages: 2 to 4
$15/family
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