From international superstardom to life-threatening tragedy, go behind the music and inside the real story of Emilio and Gloria Estefan. Featuring some of the most iconic songs of the past 25 years - and one of the most inspiring stories in music history. Parents use discretion as there are a few moments of strong language.
Pick fresh fruit with amazing flavor at this farm in Dutchess County. Strawberries are ready in June, followed later by blueberries, apples and more.
The country’s oldest and largest music and environmental festival returns for another weekend of diverse music, dance, storytelling and family-oriented programming right along the Hudson River. Award-winning kids’ musician Joanie Leeds makes her festival debut with performances on both days. Plus, kids can enjoy face painting, mask making, education tents, beach combing, jugglers, clowns …
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.
The market is open for the season! Visit the farm and buy food and other products from over 20 local vendors.
Did you know the man who brought us the classic children’s story "Corduroy" also had a long career as an artist who documented New York? In this exhibition, see Don Freeman’s wonderful interpretations of the city through drawings, paintings, publications and prints, plus enjoy his original studies and sketches of Corduroy and other characters.
Art and nature exist in harmony on the grounds of PepsiCo’s headquarters, and now the beautiful Sculpture Gardens are open to the public for the season. 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.
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.
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.
Explore the spring crops (and lots of lettuce!) growing in the garden, mix and make your own take-home packet of herblicious salad dressing and make a plant-parts salad art collage.
Build your police badge, build a super rescue helicopter and take it on a test flight, film your own epic adventure scene, see a new 4D movie, meet characters and more!
A great Westchester tradition gets rolling again! Bike, jog, walk or skate a 13.1-mile loop of the Bronx River Parkway, which is closed to cars for select Sundays.
Work with papier-mâché to create globe-like lanterns of fantastical flowers. Then use paper and found objects to create a hummingbird, bat or butterfly friend to help pollinate your new flower globe. Pollinators Weekend event.
Buzz on over for your pollinator info! See butterfly and insect displays, pick up self-guided tours and activities, take home pollinator-friendly plant lists and check out a “bee hotel” in the Flower Garden. Pollinators Weekend event.
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.
A family event to sink your teeth into! Get special access at the Aquarium’s “Ocean Beyond the Sound” exhibit for an exciting view of the sharks being fed. Plus, visit the “fish kitchen” to see how food is prepped.
Celebrate Dad and wolf families on Father’s Day! Learn all about wolves and why it’s a special time for packs in North America. Then visit Ambassador wolves Alawa, Nikai and Zephyr.
This thrilling giant-screen experience showcases the human achievement and drama of the first lunar landing which happened 50 years ago this July.
Join an expedition to hunt for colorful flowers and their creature pollinators in the gardens with naturalist Pam Golben. Pollinators Weekend event.
Grab a net and meet at the boat house to scoop for dragonfly nymphs and tadpoles, fish and lily pads!
Make a one-of-a-kind print for dad on Father’s Day with images inspired by the cyanotype photography method (also known as blueprint).
Discover the slippery, slimy and cold-blooded world of amphibians. Meet some local amphibians up close, then walk to the GNC’s forest and pond to see what other amazing critters live there.
Enjoy inflatables, a puppet show, music by Mekorock teen band, karate and fencing demos, circus arts, crafts, face painting, lawn games and tug-a-war, as well as demos of the JCC’s new STEM programs for the fall. Rain or shine.
Take part in weekly events, including crafts projects, workshops and games, at this 500-acre outdoor museum. Check website for specific activities. Plus, explore the grounds to see large-scale sculpture under open sky.
Go on a thrilling adventure to lands unknown with pirates and orphans in this family-friendly play that’s a prequel to "Peter Pan."
Get up and dance to the classic swingin’ jazz of the 1920s and 1930s. The family programming begins with a kid-friendly talk/demonstration followed by a set from Bria Skonberg’s Hot Five.
See a blast from the past on the big screen! This original, groundbreaking adventure follows teenager Marty McFly (Michael J. Fox) who gets blasted to 1955 in the DeLorean time machine created by the eccentric Doc Brown (Christopher Lloyd).
Treat Dad to an evening of music outdoors. Featuring the Woodstock tribute band Back to the Garden.