Pick fresh fruit with amazing flavor at this farm in Dutchess County. Strawberries are ready in June, followed later by blueberries, apples and more.
Have a wheel-y fun time at this pop-up roller rink complete with music and theme nights. Located outside at Center Court.
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.
A meme-inspired art exhibit.
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.
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!
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.
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 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.
Catch the sun and chase your shadow. Use your body, props, paper and the sun’s rays to create art and tell stories of all things under the sun.
A great excuse to be corn-y! Celebrate the importance of corn and its heritage in America at this fun festival. Featuring a corn maze, games, music, live cooking demonstrations and lots of food, including cornbread, corn on the cob and popcorn!
Hear ye, hear ye! Enter a recreated 16th century village filled with performers, crafts, games and food! Kids can join Robin Hood’s Band, experience the magic of the Fairies in the Enchanted Forest and participate in the Maypole Dances. Check website for exact performance dates and times. Costumes welcome. Rain or shine.
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 …
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.
But fresh, organic seasonal produce grown right here at New York’s oldest house!
Drop in and make a different craft every week. Materials and templates provided.
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 exhibit about immigrants who settled in Coney from the 1870s to the 1920s.
Visit the farm to hear a story and make a craft to take home.
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.
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.
This is the best introduction to wolves for families with young children. Learn all about wolves and their important role in the natural world, then visit Ambassador wolves Alawa, Nikai and Zephyr.
"Parks and Recreation" Night.
Young Southpaw brings his comedy show from New Haven to Brooklyn for a show featuring Kate Willett, Rob Cantrell, Ish Gupta, and more.
Spend a summer evening listening to music in a beautiful setting. Artists include local musicians as well as diverse groups representing music from around the world. Check website for lineup. Take chairs and blankets.