Fun Family Friendly Events in NYC

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Banksy Art Class
Contact: 646-410-5743
Location: Playday, 122 E. 25th St. , Kips Bay
Date: 6/18/2019 from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Join this stencil class inspired by the works of street artist Banksy. This drop-off class is designed for children ages 4 to 10.
Story Time Drop In
Contact: 646-505-4444
Location: Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan, 340 Amsterdam Avenue , New York
Date: 6/20/2019 from 4:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Cool off while you listen to stories and make new friends! Join us each week for stories, songs, and original puppet shows that your little ones are sure to enjoy. Appropriate for children up to age 4.
All About Boats Storytime
Contact: 212-838-6878
Location: Mount Vernon Hotel Museum & Garden, 421 East 61st Street, New York
Date: 6/21/2019 from 10:30 AM to
Join us for a monthly Storytime with a nautical theme. Listen to stories about different kinds of boats, and find replicas of some on our 3D map! Afterwards make boating pictures to take home. If you can?t make it this month, Storytime is the Third Friday of each month at 10:30am. Designed for children 6 and under. (Babies allowed, too.) Free for children and caregivers! Just show up.
Solstice Saturday
Contact: Cooper Hewitt at 212-849-8353, [email protected]
Location: Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum 2 E 91st Street, New York
Date: 6/22/2019 from 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Celebrate the longest day of the year with drop-in design activities in the Arthur Ross Terrace and Garden at Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum. Held rain or shine. 5+. Registration required.
174th Dutchess County Fair
Contact: Beth at 845-876-4000, [email protected]
Location: 6636 U.S. 9, Rhinebeck
Date: 8/20/2019 from 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
August 20-25, come enjoy the 2nd largest Agricultural Fair in NY! 1000’s of farm animals, agricultural/horticultural displays, carnival midway, shopping , lots of foods and so much more! Affordable Family Fun for the entire family. Discount tickets available on website.