Picnics and drum circles are in your future, NYC parents! If you want to get out there and make the most out of the weekend, we’ve got you covered. Bonus: apple picking season has arrived!

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Mozart for Muchkins
Mozart for Munchkins hosts family-oriented classical music concerts in the park. Following CDC guidelines, bring your own blanket and park it 6 feet from your neighbor, wear a mask (kids under 2 can be mask-free), and get ready to dance, clap, and sing. Register in advance. Fri. Event details

Take the Kids Apple Picking
Yes, the fall is almost here so it’s the perfect time to take the kids to your local farm for some apple picking. Find all our favorite spots here.

Little Red Riding Hood
Puppetworks celebrates the reopening of its Park Slope theater with a Hand Puppet adaptation of the classic folk tale, Little Red Riding Hood. Fri.-Sun. Event details

Picnic at Pig Island NYC
Snug Harbor’s South Meadow makes way for the 11th annual Pig Island NYC with the same great food and beverages as always, but some important new safety guidelines. The all-inclusive picnics features barbecue all-stars like Tank Jackson of Charleston’s Holy City Hogs, Trevor Kunk of The Little Beet, and more. Sat. Event details

Explore a Distance Drumming Circle
In this music-making workshop, musician and educator Annette Aguilar will invite kids, families, and friends to participate in a distance drumming circle with various percussion instruments. Sat. Event details

DC Kids FanDome Experience
At DC Kids FanDome, your kids can explore the Teen Titans tower, visit DC Super Hero Girls’ Sweet Justice Café, make your way to the Batcave, and see all your favorite animated heroes in this world made specially for kids of every age to celebrate, play and create. Sat. Event details

Visit the Museum of Illusions
Get ready to get fascinated when the Museum of Illusions reopens to the public. Safety measures include masks required and a reduced guest capacity. Event details

—Kate Loweth


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