Kids Activities in the Hudson Valley New York Area | Kids Out and About Hudson Valley

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From the Heart of the Orchestra with the BPO (7 pm Eastern)

BPO musicians present a gift of musical offerings to jumpstart January’s BPOnDemand programs. Several solo and small-ensemble performances featuring our outstanding string, woodwind, brass, and percussion members will warm your heart on a cold winter’s night.
Dates: 
01/19/2021
7 pm
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Astronomy Days 2021 - North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences

Join the Museum and the Raleigh Astronomy Club to help you see the big picture — of the Universe! From virtual crafts and activities to moon zooms, lectures to LEGOs, space enthusiasts of all ages will find something to do at Astronomy Days. This year Astronomy Days is VIRTUAL! Join us for 7 days of astronomical programming!
Dates: 
01/25/2021
01/26/2021
01/27/2021
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In Conversation with Mark Wilf - January 21 at 7pm Eastern from Commonpoint Queens

As the owner of the Minnesota Vikings for the past 16 years, Mark Wilf has led a transformation of the organization, building a team that consistently competes for championships, providing the best in class fan experience, positively impacting the Minneapolis-St. Paul community, and growing the game of football. Join Commonpoint Queens for an inspirational evening with Mark Wilf and Ken Berger, award-winning sports journalist, taking questions from YOU.
Dates: 
01/21/2021
7pm EDT / 6pm CDT / 5pm MDT / 4pm PDT / 3pm AKDT
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Goat Walk Adventure at Clover Brooke Farm

Your visit will begin with a Meet and Greet of our many sweet-natured and loving goats. We will introduce each goats background, their BFF’s and daily life on the farm. You will walk through our bucolic pastures, past our grazing Shetland Sheep, Llamas, Alpacas and Cows, while walking your very own goat on a lead. The event is about an hour (walking approx. 1/2 miles) and we’ll be going at ‘goat’ speed. This event is Rain or Shine and would like to remind everyone to dress appropriately for the season. Hiking Boots, Rain Boots or Sneakers (closed toed shoes) are suggested and we provide both insect repellent (if needed) and single serving sealed water bottles.
Dates: 
01/23/2021
01/24/2021
01/30/2021
Times vary- registration required
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Location:

175 Ruskey Lane
Hyde Park, NY, 12538
United States

Phone:

(845) 444-6066

Your Silhouette Portrait cut freehand LIVE on Zoom by Master Scissor Artist Karl Johnson

Please join Renowned Silhouette Artist Karl Johnson at a LIVE virtual event where he will be creating hand cut silhouette portraits. Each one takes just minutes and all ages are welcome even the squirmy ones. Original Silhouettes are $30. Payment is made when you register for the event. Please reserve one time slot per person. Duplicate silhouettes and frames will also be available for purchase. Your completed silhouettes will be mailed to you after the event with free shipping!
Dates: 
01/20/2021
01/22/2021
01/27/2021
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Hot Chocolate Day - Tiny Chefs

It's the last day of the month, but it's also Hot Chocolate Day! We are celebrating this delicious day with Mexican Hot Chocolate Donuts. Add a little heat to your donuts or leave it out - either way, this class is going to leave you with a smile and a full belly! Students will be guided through the recipe, live & step-by-step, by our culinary instructors.
Dates: 
01/31/2021
10 am - 11:30 am
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Minnesota Night Skies in February Facebook Live- with the Bell Museum of Natural History

It’s time to head outside and explore the starry skies! Join our planetarium educators on Facebook Live as they take you on a journey of what’s currently visible in the evening skies. Together, we’ll explore the sky above Minnesota, including seasonal constellations, the Moon, and visible planets. There’s something in the sky for everyone! Don’t forget to bring your questions, as we’ll save time for Q & A. Be sure to download your own current Minnesota Skies Guide. https://www.bellmuseum.umn.edu/star-map/ All ages
Dates: 
01/25/2021
5:00PM-5:30PM EST, 4:00PM-4:30PM CST, 3:00PM-3:30PM MST, 2:00PM-2:30PM PST
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Latin Heat with the RPO

oin Principal Pops Conductor Jeff Tyzik for a musical journey from the Spanish heartland to the streets of Havana and Argentina! Featuring Bizet’s Carmen Suite, de Falla’s Ritual of Fire Dances, Lecuona’s Andalucia, Tyzik’s Three Latin Dances, and more!
Dates: 
01/19/2021
01/20/2021
01/21/2021
12 am - 11:59 pm
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January Virtual Star Party Online Event- with the Bell Museum of Natural History

Grab your star map and enjoy telescope observing from wherever you are. Our astronomy staff will guide you through the night sky as our telescope, with its new camera features, will live capture deep space objects and stream them to you virtually. Eventbrite registration link coming soon! Don’t forget to download your own Minnesota Skies Guide! https://www.bellmuseum.umn.edu/star-map/
Dates: 
01/22/2021
9:00PM-10:00PM EST, 8:00PM-9:00PM CST, 7:00PM-8:00PM MST, 6:00PM-7:00PM PST
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VIRTUAL EVENT: Science Tales with Audubon Society of Portland

Online: Storytime comes to life in this exciting early childhood environmental education exploration program! Kids will hear stories of the earth, animals, how to be a kid exploring the natural world around them, and much more! Students will then engage in at-home activities that connect to the themes of the book read during the session.
Dates: 
01/19/2021
01/26/2021
3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
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Once Upon A Time: An Interactive Digital Musical

Second Generation Theatre and Theatre of Youth have collaborated to create an interactive theatre experience for theatre patrons ages 5-12. ONCE UPON A TIME is a 40-minute musical presented via ZOOM. It follows traditional fairy tale characters as they learn about inner strength and becoming the heroes of their own stories. An upbeat, high energy musical with captivating melodies, ONCE UPON A TIME empowers children to proudly be themselves. **ONCE UPON A TIME requires parental participation! Parents/guardians will receive an email with information on setting up some magical items before the show for your child to discover during the performance.**
Dates: 
02/13/2021
02/14/2021
02/16/2021
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Trout Birthday Celebration – Day 1 (Virtual) - Cold Spring Harbor Fish Hatchery & Aquarium - New York

Join us on Zoom to follow the lives of our fish from baby to adult, get a sneak-peek into our Hatch House, and watch a feeding frenzy in an outdoor pond!
Dates: 
01/30/2021
11 am - 12 pm
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Drive-Thru S'mores & More Pick Up- LaGrange

We may not be able to have our traditional bonfire at Freedom Park but along with LaGrange Sunrise Rotary, we've got all the ingredients for you to enjoy your own s'mores and more at home! Plus... you'll receive a laminated snowman that we encourage you to write your name on, or decorate, and hang along the trail at the opening of our February StoryHike the next day! On the following day, Saturday, read the pages of the book posted along the first part of the trail as you take a self-guided hike through Little Woods at Freedom Park. When the story is done and you continue on your hike, hang your own snowman somewhere on the trail to show you were there!
Dates: 
01/29/2021
6 pm - 9 pm
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Location:

120 Stringham Road
LaGrangeville, NY, 12540
United States

Phone:

845-452-1972

President's Weekend Special at Pine Ridge Dude Ranch

Winter is in full-swing and we have all the Winter Activities your family is craving. Zoom down our family friendly snow tube lanes, ice skate on our private lake, and horseback ride through the majestic snow covered trails. Then, warm up in our indoor pool or relax by our fireplace in our comfortable lobby.
Dates: 
02/12/2021
02/13/2021
02/14/2021
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Pine Ridge Dude Ranch

Location:

30 Cherrytown Road
Kerhonkson, NY, 12446
United States

Phone:

866-600-0859

I Have a Dream Half Marathon, 10K & 5K

Commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. Day and Black History Month by challenging yourself to go the distance. Run or walk the I Have a Dream Half Marathon, 10K or 5K! Help support our charity partner, Back on My Feet, and sign up for your favorite distance today. Register to run, then run or walk the distance and submit your results by the end of February 2021.
Dates: 
01/19/2021
01/20/2021
01/21/2021
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ComedySportz Goes Digital! (8 pm Eastern)

Small screen, big laughs! Amid social distancing, ComedySportz Buffalo is back in action! Watch players compete for virtual (family-friendly) comedy glory, all from the comfort of your own home! Registration is free and required through Zoom (limited to the first 100 guests). Running Time Approx 40 minutes.
Dates: 
01/23/2021
01/30/2021
8 pm Eastern
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Virtual Program: Planting for Pollinators at Reinstein Woods

It’s never too early to think about your summer garden! Discover how choosing the right plants can benefit wildlife while also beautifying your yard. Pre-registration required.
Dates: 
01/26/2021
10 am
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Overachievers Meet-N-Greet

Overachievers Montessori School is an online school offering an affordable full time Montessori program lead by AMS certified teachers. We also offer an amazing STEAM enrichment and Diverse learning program. You’re invited to learn more about our program and to get to know some of our amazing teachers and staff. We are all excited to meet you and your family!
Dates: 
01/20/2021
01/21/2021
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The Matzo Ball Diaries: Stories of Food and Family

FEATURING ORIGINAL L.A. CAST! - Laugh, cry, and discover the power of food to nourish, heal, or move us to action. From learning the secret to Grandma’s brisket, to personal stories of eating disorders, to the fascinating history of how the International House of Pancakes was started, true stories of food, culture, and community are blended together with a healthy dollop of humor for a truly delicious storytelling event...for anyone who loves to eat!
Dates: 
01/19/2021
01/20/2021
01/21/2021
12 am - 11:59 pm
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Rise 'n Shine Storytime (VIRTUAL) - Wednesdays at 10:30am CDT from Franklin Public Library, WI

Rise 'n Shine Storytime is for ages 5 & under. Stay in your pajamas and enjoy a Rise 'n Shine Storytime! This virtual program includes stories, songs, and other early literacy activities for you and your child.
Dates: 
01/20/2021
01/27/2021
02/03/2021
11:30am EDT / 10:30am CDT / 9:30am MDT / 8:30am PDT / 7:30am AKDT
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CultureFest! Lunar New Year Online Event - At Penn Museum

Kickstart 2021 as CultureFest! takes over January with virtual events leading up to Lunar New Year, a festive holiday celebrated in many Asian cultures. In partnership with Send Chinatown Love.
Dates: 
01/19/2021
01/21/2021
01/26/2021
4:00PM-5:00PM EST, 3:00PM CST, 2:00PM MST, 1:00PM PST, & 12:00PM AKST
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January Storytime: Dragon Dance, A Chinese New Year Book - Tennessee State Museum

Tennessee Storytime: "Dragon Dance, A Chinese New Year Book." The Chinese New Year starts on February 12 this year. Come read with us as we learn more about this special holiday!
Dates: 
01/29/2021
3:30 pm - 4 pm
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Owl Prowl at HHNM- LIMITED SPOTS FOR 1/30 still availalble

It might be cold outside but owls are heating up this time of year! Join Carl Heitmuller for a lesson of owl anatomy and natural history. Learn about these Ninjas of the night and how they use their amazing adaptations to be a top predator of the forest. We will meet one of our owl ambassadors, followed by a short hike to “call” for owls that use our nature trail as their home. You are welcome to bring a folding camp chair and flashlight.
Dates: 
01/30/2021
7:00 – 8:30pm
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Location:

Wildlife Education Center
25 Boulevard
Cornwalll-on-Hudson, NY, 12520
United States

Phone:

845-534-5506

Summer Intensive Auditions - The Washington Ballet

With cutting edge technology, best-in-class ballet masters and instructors, and a curriculum 75 years perfected, The Washington School of Ballet sets a new standard in ballet education. Our 2021 Summer Intensive provides students in the Upper Level (ages 12+) with the option to either train fully in-studio or in a virtual format. The Washington School of Ballet Summer Intensive gives students from around the world the opportunity to study for five weeks with our acclaimed faculty including Artistic Director Julie Kent and Professional Division Head Xiomara Reyes. Men’s division classes are led by Rinat Imaev and Damien Johnson.
Dates: 
01/23/2021
02/06/2021
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