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Saturday, July 20
Visit the biggest, most realistic Dinosaur Safari ride in America. Travel back in time in a wagon on a guided tour to learn about dinos of the past and animals of the present. Spot the connections between animals at the zoo and ancient dinosaurs. Spend some time at the dig site uncovering fossils, meeting a walking, roaring dino, and taking photos.
Immerse yourself in lush gardens and vibrant art of Brazilian legend Roberto Burle Marx, whose powerful modernist vision produced thousands of gardens and landscapes, including the famous curving mosaic walkways at Copacabana Beach in Rio and the beautiful rooftop garden at Banco Safra in São Paulo. Feel his artistic energy and love of plants during a Garden-wide exhibition of bold gardens; paintings, drawings, and textiles; and the sights and sounds of Brazil that inspired his life and work.
The Blue Door Art Center offers free art workshops for kids on most Saturdays. Different workshops cater to different ages and focus on a variety of artistic media, including ceramics, pottery, drawing, collage, and more. Pre-register to save your spot.
In conjunction with the opening of summer exhibition Figuring the Floral in Glyndor Gallery, Wave Hill’s own flower experts will give readings that will match you with a flower that is a perfect “meta-flor” for who you are. Create assemblage-sculptures using found objects to fully represent your new floral identity. Also explore gorgeous gardens overlooking the Hudson River.
See a screening of the 1998 film about reunited identical twins who swap places and scheme to reunite the family. With Lindsay Lohan, Natasha Richardson and Dennis Quaid. Followed by a discussion with JBFC Kids Film Programmer Emily Ohara
Pajamas encouraged at this Lion King screening/cereal buffet (available throughout the entire film). See Disney's new, photorealistic spin on the beloved animated classic featuring an all-star voice cast with Donald Glover, Beyoncé, Billy Eichner and Seth Rogen.
Sarah Lawrence College Center for the Urban River at Beczak hosts nature-themed arts & crafts (11 am -12 pm) and Hudson River Family Seining (1–2 pm).Catch and release aquatic life as you wade into the Hudson River. Registration required at riverexplorers1[email protected]
Enjoy all things Baby Shark - music, dancing, and movement activities - at an independent bookstore. Space is limited; call (914) 834-6900 to sign up in advance.
Join a free guided trail experience through a woodland forest. Specially trained "Trail Ninja" volunteers provide information on trees, plants, wildlife, and seasonal changes. Also check out the Live Butterfly exhibit ($11/adults, $10/seniors & students, $9/children, free/ages 1 & under).
See Hayao Miyazaki’s animated tale of friendship and love between a boy and a magical fish who wants to become human on the big screen. Also play classic arcades games, see Star Wars props and more in this interactive museum and explore exhibition Jim Henson’s World.
In a new Planetarium show, ravel with Jack and Annie, stars of the Magic Tree House best-selling children’s book series, as they search for answers to a mysterious riddle they discover in a written note signed “–M."
See a wildly energetic escapade into the animal kingdom featuring a wealth of vocal talent, including Ben Stiller, Chris Rock, Jada Pinkett Smith, David Schwimmer, and Sacha Baron Cohen. After spending all ten years of his life at the Central Park Zoo, Marty the Zebra is ready for a change of scene. But he gets more than he bargained for when the zoo ships him, along with his friends Alex the Lion, Melman the Giraffe, and Gloria the Hippopotamus, to…
Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the moon landing with a rocking live-band karaoke group and a stellar list of popular songs spanning musical genres and eras. During this family-friendly, 90-minute event, audience members can sign up to sing a song, either individually or as a group, In addition to the band’s regular song menu, there will also be a special moon- and space-themed songlist, with hits like Man on the Moon (REM), Fly Me To the Moon (Frank Sinatra) and Walking on the Moon (The…
Sunday, July 21
During Bicycle Sundays (May-September), the Bronx River Parkway is open exclusively for bicyclists, in-line skaters, scooters, walkers and joggers from Exit 22 at the Westchester County Center to Exit 4 at Scarsdale Road in Yonkers. The round-trip distance is 13 miles. The road is closed to automobiles in that stretch of parkway. A fun tradition for all ages. Parking available at at the County Center lot in White Plains ($8).
Experience a variety of cultures from around the world at Kensico Dam Plaza. Enjoy live music, food, family activities, and a wide array of vendors.
Participate in weekly programs for children and families created by artists, conservators, and art and environmental educators at a stunning indoor/outdoor contemporary art museum.
It’s mealtime for Greenburgh Nature Center’s animals. Come see what’s on the menu and learn how they keep their critters healthy.
Monday, July 22
Laugh with Wallace and Gromit and a huge, mysterious, veggie-ravaging beast in a comfy theater with seat food delivery. 100% of ticket sales donated to local nonprofits.
Wednesday, July 24
Join Budding Buddha's Yoga for Tots every Wednesday morning. Stay active with your little and have fun doing yoga exercises. No registration required.