On July 19, the New York Road Runners Club will hold a race for speedy 2-to-12-year-olds.
$6 in advance or $8 at race; Central Park’s 72nd St. Transverse; 212-860-4455
For Milan and Sienna
Lakeside at Osceola has mini-golf, a carousel, pony rides, and lots of trees.
Kids $5 and up, adults $7 and up; 399 E. Main St., Jefferson Valley, N.Y.; 914-245-3246
Head to the closest freshwater lake: the 256-acre Rockland Lake inside Rockland Lake State Park, only 24 miles from the city limits.
$6 per vehicle; 845-268-3020
At Grand Prix New York in Westchester, 8-to-13-year-old racers learn the rules of the road, then test them in Sodi Junior Karts.
914-241-3131 or gpny.com
Expressway Music will rent and set up kid-friendly karaoke. Chris Brown not included.
Cost varies depending on time and day; 212-953-9367
The next session of surf camp at Air and Speed in Montauk starts July 7. Boards provided, BYO wet suit.
$395; 795 Montauk Hwy.; 631-668-0356
Join the Mets’ Fan Club for Kids and get Picnic Area tickets ($25) for the July 27 and September 12 games.
201-784-9600 or newyork.mets.mlb.com
The Urban Park Rangers take kids on a “Tree-mendous Walk” of Prospect Park to teach them how to identify species.
June 28 at the Audubon Center main entrance; 718-421-2021
Show off your sand-castle expertise at Rockaway Beach’s twelfth annual sand-sculpting contest on July 29. Shovels and buckets are BYO.
Rockaway Beach bet. 117th and 118th Sts.; 718-318-4000
Kids who come by Habana Outpost in Fort Greene for the mango fruit cup can also dig into the free, environmentally friendly arts and crafts on weekends.
757 Fulton St., nr. S. Portland Ave.; 718-858-9500
Tuesdays through Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., learn fishing at the Dana Discovery Center on the north end of Central Park’s Harlem Meer.
110th St. bet. Fifth Ave. and Lenox Ave.; 212-860-1370
Find gummies of all shapes, sizes, and species at Economy Candy.
108 Rivington St., nr. Essex St.; 800-352-4544
For Kambandi and Cruz
Stock up on Dragonball Z comics.
$9.95 and up, Forbidden Planet, 840 Broadway, nr. 13th St.; 212-473-1576
The Bronx Zoo’s “Madagascar!” exhibit features a giant Nile croc.
$15 adults, $11 kids; 718-367-1010
Saturdays in July and August, Urban Park Rangers lead family-camping nights complete with cookouts and hiking.
Free, reservations required; 718-217-6034
Start working on your jackknife with a springboard diving class at Asphalt Green.
$349 for nonmembers; 555 E. 90th St., at York Ave.; 212-369-8890
Brooklyn Aikikai’s Aikido summer camp offers beginners martial-arts training that’s similar to jujitsu.
$350 per week; 408 Third Ave., nr. 29th St.; 718-643-6044
Get a mani-pedi at Cozy’s Cuts for Kids’ Second Avenue location on Fridays and Saturdays only.
$7 mani, $15 pedi; 1416 Second Ave., nr. 74th St.; 212-585-2699