July 20, 2019
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Friday, Aug. 16 (See map view)

See this pre-Broadway new musical that’s laugh-out-loud funny and all about family. Based on a play and movie of the same name, "Mambo Italiano" is part “My Big Fat Greek Wedding”, part “Fiddler on the Roof,” served with love.

When: Friday, Aug. 16, Check website for performance times

Pick fresh fruit with amazing flavor at this farm in Dutchess County. Strawberries are ready in June, followed later by blueberries, apples and more.

When: Friday, Aug. 16, Check website for times

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.

When: Friday, Aug. 16, check website

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 …

When: Friday, Aug. 16, museum hours

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.

When: Friday, Aug. 16, check website

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.

When: Friday, Aug. 16, 9am–5pm (in season)

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!

When: Friday, Aug. 16, 9–11am & 2–4pm

Pop your little one into a stroller and join other parents and caregivers for an interactive tour of the KMA’s current exhibitions. Fussy babies welcome and activities provided for older siblings. Part of Creative Community Fridays.

When: Friday, Aug. 16, 9:30–10:30am

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.

When: Friday, Aug. 16, 10am–5:45pm

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.

When: Friday, Aug. 16, 10am–5pm

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.

When: Friday, Aug. 16, 10am–6pm

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.

When: Friday, Aug. 16, 10am–9pm

Enjoy stories, songs and games for toddlers that encourage their emerging language skills, followed by a play time.

When: Friday, Aug. 16, 10:15–11am

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.

When: Friday, Aug. 16, 10:30am & 11:30am

This weekly class features a new theme every month, brought to life through creative and fun movement activities, singing, story time and a take-home project.

When: Friday, Aug. 16, 11am

Pack a picnic and spend the afternoon at the Homestead and explore the Discovery Centers. Education staff lead a short hands-on activity at 1pm.

When: Friday, Aug. 16, Noon–2pm

Batter up! Browse hundreds of tables filled with baseball and other sports cards plus a variety of memorabilia for sale. Daily autograph sessions and free goodies for kids, too!

When: Friday, Aug. 16, Noon–8pm

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.

When: Friday, Aug. 16, 1:15pm

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.

When: Friday, Aug. 16, 1:30–5:30pm

The garden is a-buzz with pollinators! Learn all about the relationships between a flower’s life cycle and bees, bugs and butterflies. Explore an apiary and taste local honey.

When: Friday, Aug. 16, 1:30–5:30pm

Activities inspired by the art on view pop up around the KMA campus. Perfect for those looking for some creative afternoon fun or cool meeting spaces. Part of Creative Community Fridays.

When: Friday, Aug. 16, 3–5pm

Try fun games like giant Connect 4, Jenga, board games, hula hoops and more, plus enjoy art projects, too! Take a picnic or purchase a burger at the pop-up grill as you enjoy an evening outside and watch the sun set over the city.

When: Friday, Aug. 16, 5:30–8pm

Take a walk on the wild side with Simba, Timon, Pumbaa and all your favorite characters from the beloved Disney film in this shortened stage version. Performed by students entering grades 2-10.

When: Friday, Aug. 16, 7pm

New York City’s longest-running free public dance festival is back with the opportunity to watch diverse dance companies present original works against the backdrop of New York Harbor. Check website for specific lineup.

When: Friday, Aug. 16, 7–9pm

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