Kids Activities in the Albany New York Area | Kids Out and About Albany

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Concerts for Tots CHILDREN'S CHRISTMAS CONCERT

A jolly, festive, merry, musical morning of Christmas music for babies, toddlers and their families!
Dates: 
12/15/2018
10:30 AM
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Organization:

Concerts for Tots

Location:

916 Western Ave
Albany, NY, 12203
United States

Mini-holiday session

The Holiday Mini Session will have a special class on mindfulness to celebrate being thankful and a special class for the Holidays. We will be dancing the ballet, The Nutcracker, learning dances from many cultures! Find us on Facebook to see what parents are saying!
Dates: 
11/19/2018
11/26/2018
12/03/2018
9:15- 10am, 10:15-11am
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Location:

Tiny Tots
1536 Crescent Rd
Clifton Park, NY, 12065
United States

Phone:

646-342-1473

Thanksgiving at Bear Mountain Inn

Thanksgiving reminds us to give thanks for the things around us, including you. You are a part of our Bear Mountain Inn family and we invite you to join us for our Thanksgiving feast. Imagine a picture-perfect table, family atmosphere, and lots of laughs on this special holiday and you don’t have to prepare or clean up anything! Reserve a spot at our Thanksgiving table, then just enjoy your family. Celebrate Thanksgiving at Bear Mountain Inn! Reservations are required. Call 845-786-2731 ext. 1000. Space is limited.
Dates: 
11/22/2018
Seating available at 11 am, 11:30 am, 1 pm, and 2 pm
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Location:

55 Hessian Drive Bear Mountain PO BOX 351
Bear Mountain, NY, 10911
United States

Phone:

845-786-2731 ext. 1000

Kids Holiday Gift Workshop

Our popular kids-only event is back again. Both dates fill up fast so be sure to reserve your spot! Drop your young artists off during this THREE HOUR class while you go run holiday errands (or go for adult dinner!). They'll make THREE awesome projects, each of which will make excellent holiday gifts: a pair of ornaments, a photo frame and a hot cocoa mug/utensil holder. Includes pizza and juice. Ages 6+ Drop-Off Event
Dates: 
11/23/2018
11/25/2018
Friday at 10 am and Sunday at 3 pm
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Organization:

Arts & Glass

Location:

7 Southside Drive
Clifton Park, NY, 12065
United States

Phone:

(518) 371-5649

Capital Area Flute Club holiday concert

A free holiday concert at the Empire Plaza!
Dates: 
12/02/2018
12 noon caroling in the concourse, 1:15 concert
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Location:

Empire State Plaza
Empire State Plaza
Albany, NY, 12242
United States

Phone:

518 833-0223

Sinterklaas Send-Off Celebration, Kingston, New York

Sinterklaas departs from the historic Kingston Waterfront (aka “Spain”) after a full day of open houses, musical performances, workshops creating beautiful crowns and branches, and a Children’s Maritime Parade down Broadway, with stars and puppets galore. Kingston sends off Sinterklaas and his white horse on a tugboat across the river to his destination there. After his send off, there will be a Sinterklaas Soiree and plenty of specials at all of the local restaurants.
Dates: 
11/24/2018
All day
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Organization:

Sinterklaas

Location:

80 Market St
Rhinebeck, NY, 12572
United States

HOLIDAY VACATION WEEK: Fabulous Fire Engines

Explore the NYS Museum’s Fire Engine Hall. Visitors can try on firefighting equipment, roll a fire hose, try to guess the ages of the fire engines, and more!
Dates: 
12/28/2018
10-11:30 am
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Organization:

New York State Museum

Location:

222 Madison Ave Cultural Education Center Across the Empire State Plaza from the State Capitol Building
Albany, NY, 12230
United States

Phone:

5184740575

Storytime Paint with Santa

Santa Claus is coming to Arts & Glass! Includes: -Story time with Santa -One Cookies for Santa plate to decorate (new this year!) -One ornament to paint in any design you like -FREE personalization for your ornament -Snacks and beverages -Individual visit with Santa All ages welcome! Space is limited, pre-payment required. Due to space constraints, we ask that no more than one parent join each child signed up for this event.
Dates: 
12/14/2018
6-7:30 pm
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Organization:

Arts & Glass

Location:

7 Southside Drive
Clifton Park, NY, 12065
United States

Phone:

(518) 371-5649

HOLIDAY VACATION WEEK: Starlab Seasonal Sky Tour

Join us in our inflatable planetarium, Starlab! Crawl inside and experience a guided tour of the winter sky. Free tickets will be available at the main lobby desk one hour before each show time, but note that space within the Starlab is limited and tickets are given on a first-come, first-served basis. Starlab presentations are approximately 35 minutes long, located in the Huxley Theater.
Dates: 
12/27/2018
11 am, 1 pm, 3 pm
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Organization:

New York State Museum

Location:

222 Madison Ave Cultural Education Center Across the Empire State Plaza from the State Capitol Building
Albany, NY, 12230
United States

Phone:

5184740575

Graham Cracker Houses

Kids can make a candy house!
Dates: 
12/15/2018
1 PM
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Location:

676 East Street
Rensselaer, NY, 12144
United States

Phone:

5184621193

Averill Park Orchestra Holiday concert

Community orchestra holiday concert
Dates: 
12/16/2018
4pm
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Location:

Averill Park High School
146 Gettle Road
Averill Park, NY, 12018
United States

Phone:

5188330223

Thanksgiving with Tom the Turkey

Join us to celebrate Thanksgiving with Tom the Turkey and his friends! Enjoy fun crafts, games, storytelling, and much more with your favorite animals found in New York State.
Dates: 
11/24/2018
11 am to 2 pm
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Organization:

New York State Museum

Location:

222 Madison Ave Cultural Education Center Across the Empire State Plaza from the State Capitol Building
Albany, NY, 12230
United States

Phone:

5184740575

HOLIDAY VACATION WEEK: Erie Canal for Kids

Let’s take an adventure on the Erie Canal! Use hands-on mystery items and a 1903 Erie Canal map as you imagine yourself steering or towing a canal boat, often at night, from town to town and through the many locks of the Erie Canal. Take a kids’ tour through the canal exhibit with a scavenger hunt.
Dates: 
12/27/2018
10-11:30 am
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Organization:

New York State Museum

Location:

222 Madison Ave Cultural Education Center Across the Empire State Plaza from the State Capitol Building
Albany, NY, 12230
United States

Phone:

5184740575

HOLIDAY VACATION WEEK: On the Lookout for Whales

Come to Open Spaces (the whale skeleton) in Metropolis Hall to learn about the wonderful world of whales as well as the history of whalers and whaling in New York with hands on objects and activities.
Dates: 
12/27/2018
1:30-3 pm
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Organization:

New York State Museum

Location:

222 Madison Ave Cultural Education Center Across the Empire State Plaza from the State Capitol Building
Albany, NY, 12230
United States

Phone:

5184740575