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The Big Swim

when: May 3 at 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

where: Upper East Side, Asphalt Green, 1750 York Ave., New York, Ny

cost: Free

ages: 6-12

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New York City not-for-profit Asphalt Green will hold its 19th Annual Big Swim® .This day-long free swim meet is open to swimmers ages 6-12 years old.
The Big Swim will be held at Asphalt Green’s AquaCenter, home of the only indoor 50-meter Olympic standard pool in Manhattan. An anticipated 1,000 children – many of whom learned to swim through the Waterproofing program – will participate in this year’s Big Swim The children who participate experience an authentic race: starting blocks, officials, a timed finish, and a crowd to cheer them on. 
In addition to a free swim meet, kids get to meet Olympians and elite athletes from the swimming and diving world.

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Monday, April 21

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Learn to Grow Your Own Food

when: every Monday at 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

where: Long Island City, Long Island City Library, 37-44 21 St., Queens, Ny

cost: Free

ages: All

the scoop:

Don’t have your own garden? No problem! Introduce your kids to the process of growing… read more
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Culinary Kids Food Festival at NYBG

when: every Monday at 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

where: Bronx, New York Botanical Garden, 2900 Southern Blvd., New York, Ny

cost: adults/$20, ages 2-12/$10, under 2 free

ages: All

the scoop:

The kids are off of school and the Garden’s Edible Academy Initiative is hosting a… read more

Tuesday, April 22

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Earth Day Union Square 2014

when: Apr 22 at 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

where: Union Square, Union Square, 14th St. & Broadway, New York, Ny

cost: Free

ages: All

the scoop:

Get your Earth Day on outside at Union Square’s celebration. The day has a full… read more
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Earth Day at Alley Pond, A Celebration of Nature

when: Apr 22 at 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

where: Douglaston, Alley Pond Environmental Center, 228-06 Northern Blvd., Queens, Ny

cost: $15 members/$21 non-members

ages: 3-7

the scoop:

Celebrate Earth Day at APEC this year. Children will learn how they can become stewards… read more

Wednesday, April 23

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Learn About Environmental Science

when: Apr 23 at 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

where: Sunnyside, Queens Library - Sunnyside, 43-06 Greenpoint Ave. , Queens, Ny

cost: Free

ages: 5+

the scoop:

The Queens “Greening Libraries” staff will be on hand to present environmental science lessons after… read more
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Nature-Themed Storytime & Craft

when: every Wednesday at 1:15 p.m. to 2 p.m.

where: Long Island City, Queens Library - Broadway Branch, 40-20 Broadway, Queens, Ny

cost: Free

ages: 18 months - 2.5 years

the scoop:

This nature-themed story time is geared towards the toddler set. Besides reading books about the… read more
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Earth Day at Grand Central

when: Apr 23 - Apr 24 at 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

where: Midtown, Grand Central, Vanderbilt Ave. & 43rd St., New York, Ny

cost: Free

ages: All

the scoop:

Celebrate Earth Day at Grand Central. You’ll find live performances, kids’ activities, panel discussions and interactive… read more

Thursday, April 24

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Earth Day at Grand Central

when: Apr 23 - Apr 24 at 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

where: Midtown, Grand Central, Vanderbilt Ave. & 43rd St., New York, Ny

cost: Free

ages: All

the scoop:

Celebrate Earth Day at Grand Central. You’ll find live performances, kids’ activities, panel discussions and interactive… read more

Friday, April 25

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New York City 19th Century Extravaganza

when: Apr 25 - Apr 27 at 12:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

where: Park Slope, Old Stone House, 336 3rd St., Brooklyn, Ny

cost: Free

ages: All

the scoop:

Visit Park Slope’s Old Stone House this weekend of a 3-day, all-ages expo that will… read more
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Arbor Day Celebration

when: Apr 25 at 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

where: Prospect Park, Audubon Center, Inside the Lincoln Road/Ocean Avenue entrance, Brooklyn, Ny

cost: Free

ages: All

the scoop:

Celebrate Arbor Day at Prospect Park’s Audubon Center with crafts, an exhibit about the Park’s… read more
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Arbor Weekend at Wave Hill

when: Apr 25 - Apr 27 at 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

where: Bronx, Wave Hill, 675 W 252nd St., New York, Ny

cost: Garden Admission

ages: All

the scoop:

At Wave Hill, Arbor Day is a full weekend celebration complete with a tree giveaway,… read more
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Rescue Rue Musical Fairytale

when: Apr 25 - Apr 27

where: Midtown, The Marjorie S. Deane Little Theater , 10 W. 64th St., New York, Ny

cost: $18

ages: 3-8

the scoop:

Showing Off Broadway as part of the New York Children’s Theater Festival, this musical fairytale… read more
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Earth Day at Alley Pond, A Celebration of Nature

when: Apr 22 at 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

where: Douglaston, Alley Pond Environmental Center, 228-06 Northern Blvd., Queens, Ny

cost: $15 members/$21 non-members

ages: 3-7

the scoop:

Celebrate Earth Day at APEC this year. Children will learn how they can become stewards… read more
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Learn About Environmental Science

when: Apr 23 at 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

where: Sunnyside, Queens Library - Sunnyside, 43-06 Greenpoint Ave. , Queens, Ny

cost: Free

ages: 5+

the scoop:

The Queens “Greening Libraries” staff will be on hand to present environmental science lessons after… read more
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Nature-Themed Storytime & Craft

when: every Wednesday at 1:15 p.m. to 2 p.m.

where: Long Island City, Queens Library - Broadway Branch, 40-20 Broadway, Queens, Ny

cost: Free

ages: 18 months - 2.5 years

the scoop:

This nature-themed story time is geared towards the toddler set. Besides reading books about the… read more
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Earth Day at Grand Central

when: Apr 23 - Apr 24 at 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

where: Midtown, Grand Central, Vanderbilt Ave. & 43rd St., New York, Ny

cost: Free

ages: All

the scoop:

Celebrate Earth Day at Grand Central. You’ll find live performances, kids’ activities, panel discussions and interactive… read more
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Earth Day at Grand Central

when: Apr 23 - Apr 24 at 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

where: Midtown, Grand Central, Vanderbilt Ave. & 43rd St., New York, Ny

cost: Free

ages: All

the scoop:

Celebrate Earth Day at Grand Central. You’ll find live performances, kids’ activities, panel discussions and interactive… read more
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New York City 19th Century Extravaganza

when: Apr 25 - Apr 27 at 12:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

where: Park Slope, Old Stone House, 336 3rd St., Brooklyn, Ny

cost: Free

ages: All

the scoop:

Visit Park Slope’s Old Stone House this weekend of a 3-day, all-ages expo that will… read more
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Arbor Day Celebration

when: Apr 25 at 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

where: Prospect Park, Audubon Center, Inside the Lincoln Road/Ocean Avenue entrance, Brooklyn, Ny

cost: Free

ages: All

the scoop:

Celebrate Arbor Day at Prospect Park’s Audubon Center with crafts, an exhibit about the Park’s… read more
Northbrook Earth and Arbor Day Bash

Arbor Weekend at Wave Hill

when: Apr 25 - Apr 27 at 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

where: Bronx, Wave Hill, 675 W 252nd St., New York, Ny

cost: Garden Admission

ages: All

the scoop:

At Wave Hill, Arbor Day is a full weekend celebration complete with a tree giveaway,… read more
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Rescue Rue Musical Fairytale

when: Apr 25 - Apr 27

where: Midtown, The Marjorie S. Deane Little Theater , 10 W. 64th St., New York, Ny

cost: $18

ages: 3-8

the scoop:

Showing Off Broadway as part of the New York Children’s Theater Festival, this musical fairytale… read more
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Green Festival

when: Apr 26 - Apr 27 at 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

where: Midtown, Pier 94, West 55th St. & West Side Highway, New York, Ny

cost: $10-$25

ages: All

the scoop:

Discover more than 200 exhibitors showing off eco-friendly products, services and resources including kid’s toys,… read more
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Arbor Weekend at Wave Hill

when: Apr 25 - Apr 27 at 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

where: Bronx, Wave Hill, 675 W 252nd St., New York, Ny

cost: Garden Admission

ages: All

the scoop:

At Wave Hill, Arbor Day is a full weekend celebration complete with a tree giveaway,… read more
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Rescue Rue Musical Fairytale

when: Apr 25 - Apr 27

where: Midtown, The Marjorie S. Deane Little Theater , 10 W. 64th St., New York, Ny

cost: $18

ages: 3-8

the scoop:

Showing Off Broadway as part of the New York Children’s Theater Festival, this musical fairytale… read more
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The Legends of the Enchanted Treasure

when: every Saturday at 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.

where: Lower East Side, Teatro SEA, 107 Suffolk St., New York, Ny

cost: $15/children, $18/adults

ages: All

the scoop:

In this bilingual show, four children discover an old enchanted chest full of magical tales… read more
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A Butterfly for Brooklyn Pyrotechnic Performance

when: Apr 26 at 7:30 p.m.

where: Park Slope, Prospect Park Long Meadow, North End, Near Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn, Ny

cost: Free

ages: All

the scoop:

Get ready for a dazzling pyrotechnic performance by artist Judy Chicago, which will celebrate her… read more
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Park Slope’s Brooklyn Flea

when: Apr 26 at 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

where: Park Slope, PS 321, 180 7th Ave., Brooklyn, Ny

cost: Free

ages: All

the scoop:

The Flea at PS 321 promises to be even more fun for families this year.… read more

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