Pick fresh fruit with amazing flavor at this farm in Dutchess County. Strawberries are ready in June, followed later by blueberries, apples and more.
Join the community path for environmental education. This is a guided trail experience through the woodland forest. Specially-trained “Trail Ninja” volunteers provide information on trees, plants, wildlife, and seasonal changes. Topics vary each week. An ideal way to get acquainted with their trail system.
Kids can step inside the colorful world of Trolls in this interactive exhibit in New York City. Pick out your favorite Troll hairdo, then head out on a scavenger hunt to get ready for Poppy’s Best Day Ever party. On the way you’ll get the party going as a Musical Mix Master, step inside the confetti Caterbus, climb around Critter Creek, and don 3D Glitter Goggles to let loose at the big …
Original picture book art is on display in the Learning Center this summer, highlighting animal characters in conversation with each other and inspiring conversations with the viewer. A variety of styles are on view from books written and illustrated by Nick Bruel, Eric Carle, Carson Ellis, Jerry Pinkney, Giselle Potter, Marisabina Russo, and Mo Willems. Creative illustration and animal-inspired activities …
Take a stroll to the Native Plant Meadow and join children and families as they read the story Bumblebee at Apple Tree Lane and walk among one of their short hiking trails. Stay after to explore the nature center.
Rise and shine at Muscoot for this hands-on farming experience! Learn the morning routine at the farm and help feed cows, collect hen eggs, get up close and personal with sheep and pygmy goats and more! Dress for farm work (long pants and close-toed shoes required).
The largest year-round farmers’ market in Westchester is back at its outdoor location. With over 50 vendors selling a variety of foods and other goods, you can always discover something new or find returning favorites. Plus, enjoy live music, kids’ events and more.
Shop local selections from small farms and artisan food makers. There’s something for everyone.
Each Saturday the Larchmont Farmers Market brings together small farms and artisan food makers with cooks and eaters from 8:30am to 1pm on the Metro-North parking deck off Chatsworth Avenue. The market is open from from mid-April to the end of the year. Enter via Myrtle Blvd for easy parking.
Pick-your-own season kicks off in early June with the farm’s certified organic strawberries. As the season rolls on, you can also pick sweet and sour cherries, organic raspberries, blackberries, blueberries, peaches and nectarines. Check website for availability.
Can you "spot" two of the rarest (and littlest) of the big cats on Earth? Visit the Amur leopard habitat for a chance to see cubs Orion and Kallisto. These critically endangered leopards were born at the Zoo in January and recently made their public debut. Just meow-velous!
Enjoy a family-focused tour of the Historic House Museum, hands-on activities and a special craft. This month’s theme is "Gilded Gold Frames."
A musical class that uses songs, stories, games and activities to teach communication using signs from American Sign Language in a way that is fun and easy.
Art and nature exist in harmony on the grounds of PepsiCo’s headquarters. Marvel at more than three dozen works by major twentieth century artists as you walk through the carefully tended landscape.
Forget what you think you know about the King of the Dinosaurs. This special exhibition explores the full tyrannosaur story with life-sized reconstructions at various life stages, real fossils and casts, large-scale video projections, hands-on interactives and an exhilarating virtual reality experience that lets visitors work in a group to assemble a T. rex skeleton.
Learn about the native plants of Brazil and become inspired plant lovers and designer-artists like Burle Marx. In the Children’s Adventure Garden, kids can pot up a fantastic philodendron plant and design a playful sculpture inspired by the bold colors and geometric shapes used by Marx.
A roaring good time is back at the Bronx Zoo! Take the biggest, most realistic dinosaur ride in America to see 40 life-size animatronic dinos. Learn about species such as T-Rex and Spinosaurus and connections between animals at the zoo and their prehistoric predecessors. Plus, visit the fossil dig area, take photos and more.
Explore this car-free, 172-acre island gem in the heart of New York Harbor. Enjoy Slide Hill, play fountains, hammocks, biking, kayaking and many other activities throughout the summer. Check website for schedule.
Join visiting artist Francisco Donoso to explore themes of belonging, migration and connection to place. Decide which otherworldly place you’d like to navigate, then create sculptures infused with a little magic to help you explore that world. Learn real navigation, mapping and tracking techniques to inform how you create your own, made-up navigation tool.
Tip your garden hat to this favorite summer fruit and celebrate all things tomato! Tastings, cooking demonstrations, gardening activities, music and more combine for a fun and delicious weekend at the Edible Academy.
Unleash your Ninja building powers to complete Master Wu’s challenges to become a Master of Spinjitzu! Pick your Elemental Power, build and fly your Spinjitzu flyer, create your epic battle movie and more.
See this classic story with a twist come to life through dazzling puppetry! Looking to change his dull and penniless lifestyle, Puss dons a snazzy pair of boots and sets off on a magical journey, proving himself a caring friend willing to help at any cost.
The singer/songwriter, known best for her number 1 hit song, “Stay (I Missed You),” performs a show for the kids.
Curious kids explore nature and the Hudson River during this program series at CURB. The day begins with a nature-themed lesson and craft. Families can also participate in seining (fishing with a net) in the afternoon, catching and releasing hundreds of critters.
Local children’s author Christina Geist reads new picture book, "Sorry, Grown-Ups, You Can’t Go to School!" and shares some author secrets. Followed by a delicious ice cream treat.
Entertainer Chris Rowlands brings animals to life through kid-friendly songs, dance, puppets and colorful props. Children are invited to wear fun hats and sing along on stage!
Drop in and make a different craft every week. Materials and templates provided.
Jam along to the music of this iconic rock band. The Rock and Roll Playhouse band featuring Uncle Ebenezer encourages kids to explore their creativity through games, movement and stories.
Meet an amazing variety of fish, crabs, mollusks and other creatures brought up out of Long Island Sound right before your eyes. Help collect and examine the animals on this 2.5-hour cruise.
Take part in a citizen science project! Seine for fish and other creatures (using a big net) with educators from Teatown. Create a memorable rendering of your experience to take home with the help of artists from Strawtown Art and Garden Studios.