We’ve got a hybrid of events for you this weekend. Most happening virtually but some are in person! Socially distanced and masked, of course. The Staten Island Children’s Museum is reopening, you can have a virtual slumber party under the sea, or you can celebrate National Unicorn Day. Need more options? Keep scrolling to check out the rest of our fun weekend event picks for kids below!

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Sculpt With David: Water Lily Clay Paint

Children will explore mixing their own shades of cool and warm tones to create layered clay paintings. Event Details.

National Unicorn Day Celebration

If you love all things rainbows and sparkles, you won’t want to miss this fantastical unicorn celebration. Event Details.

Under the Seas Virtual Slumber Party

Your whole family will enjoy this virtual offering and participate in animal activities, games and more. Event Details.

Family Farm Volunteer Day

This is a fun and active event for families looking to get outside and get dirty! Farm staff will lead participants in the tasks needed to set up the farm for the spring – this could include planting, weeding, spreading mulch, harvesting, and more! Event Details.

Eggcellent Animals

Nature has many egg-laying critters including reptiles, amphibians, insects, birds, and more.  Children will enjoy a fun classroom egg hunt as they learn about these eggcellent animals. Event Details.

Staten Island Children’s Museum Reopens

The Staten Island Children’s Museum is reopening on weekends with comprehensive new safety precautions, advance online ticketing, changes to the way guests explore the building, and new activities in the exhibits! Event Details.

Shakespeare Family Fest

Explore the magic of theatre with virtual performances of A Mini-Summer Night’s Dream and The Tiny Tempest, a stage blood demonstration, interactive workshops, crafting activities, and more. Event Details.

Cat Camp Spring Forward at Home

Hosted by cat behavior and wellness expert and host of “My Cat From Hell” on Animal Planet, Jackson Galaxy, Cat Camp is the acclaimed event for animal enthusiasts of all stripes. Cat Camp’s mission is to educate, entertain and empower by providing the right tools to every individual interested in helping animals. Event Details.

DeFord Bailey DIY Harmonicas

Create your own harmonica from craft sticks and rubber bands, inspired by country music’s first Black American star, DeFord Bailey. Event Details.

Bay Terrace Youth Sports Free Trial Week

Dynamic instructors will guide your child to reach their full potential through engaging and age-appropriate sports curriculum. Event Details.


There are tons more events on our calendar – be sure to check them out all week long!


–  Jesseca Stenson


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