As summer winds down, make the most of all the kid-friendly activities NYC has to offer. From a cooking class to a composting lesson to a family-friendly improv show, there is sure to be something for everyone in your family on this list.

That Physics Show

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David Maiullo has been a physics demonstrator at Rutgers University for over 20 years and now he is bringing the most magical parts of physics to a family-friendly show. That Physics Show demonstrates motion, momentum, vacuum, friction, energy, density, fluid motion, sound waves, light waves, and temperature in engaging ways that will captivate your whole family.

Little Chefs

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Start your kids in the kitchen young with a Little Chefs class through Fresh Made NYC. During class, the little chefs will chop, taste and explore the kitchen while focusing on cooperation and sharing. To top it off, each class finishes up with a storytime.

Mad Fun Farm Garden Volunteer Session

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Spend the day giving back and join Concrete Safaris for a Garden Volunteer Session. During the day, volunteers will be repairing raised beds, shoveling topsoil, planting herbs, vegetables, fruits, and flowers, spreading mulch, picking up trash, weeding, and more.

Sportball Brooklyn — Soccer and Baseball Free Trial Class

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Enjoy the warm weather while it lasts, and get outside to join Sportball Brooklyn for a complimentary class that will introduce your child to soccer and baseball in a fun, collaborative environment.

Improv 4 Kids

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Although comedy shows aren’t always the most family-friendly, Improv 4 Kids puts on a show which is perfectly kid-appropriate. The group performs a unique show each night as they take suggestions from the audience to create their skits and songs. Your family may even have 5 minutes of fame as lots of volunteers get pulled up on stage to join the action.

Baby and Me Yoga

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For any parents with babies 6 weeks to new walkers, come join Cosmic Fit Club for a fun class that helps strengthen and stretch your muscles while developing the muscles of your little one. Your first class is free and mats are complimentary!

Moving Together Series at Brooklyn Bridge Park

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Time: 1:00 p.m. Sunday, August 11

Dancewave’s Moving Together program is hosting a free, community dance class for children and adults in Brooklyn Bridge Park this August. Dancewave’s instructors will lead participants through an hour-long African Dance session to the beat of live drummers. All ages and abilities are welcomed!

Archery Lessons

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Spice up your children’s weekly activities and let them take a shot at archery. Although the range is located a little outside the NYC area in South Hackensack, NJ, it will be a lesson they are sure to not forget.

Farmhouse Family Day — Compost Adventure

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Time: 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Saturday, August 17

Enjoy a fun day outside complete with a composting workshop at Wyckoff’s Family Day. Bring your own food scraps and learn how to make and sift compost. If you arrive early, you’ll be able to pick up fresh veggies at Wyckoff’s Organic Farm Stand and explore the farm’s worm bin. Family Day also includes worm-themed arts and crafts, outdoor toys and games, and a scavenger hunt.

Hudson Play

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Let your kids embrace their inner ninjas and buy them passes to Hudson Play. Located in Jersey City, Hudson Play is the perfect day trip. From a soft playroom for smaller children to a 4 lane obstacle course, to rock walls, to swings and more, there will definitely be something for everyone in your family.


Pearachute’s End of Summer Daily Giveaways

Fill up the August dog days with family fun events, and earn a chance to win a $50 giftcard every day throughout the entire month of August! All you have to do is book an event on Pearachute to get entered to win!