All Aboard with Thomas & Friends - The New York Botanical Garden
Through January 21, 2019 - Bronx
Join Thomas and Driver Sam on a fun-filled, sing-along, mini-performance adventure.
Winter Games - Battery Park City Parks
Through January 23, 2019 - Battery Park
Keep active outdoors and play soccer, flag-football, hockey and more; organized by Ballfields staff or play on your own. Equipment provided. For ages 7 and older. No session January 21st.
Baby Storytime - New York Public Library Countee Cullen branch
Through January 25, 2019 - Harlem
Babies from birth to 14 months old (prewalkers) and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs, and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood.
Shababa Fridays - 92nd Street Y
Through January 25, 2019 - Manhattan
Children, parents, grandparents, and nannies are all a part of our Shababa Friday family. Join us for this playful and soulful experience of singing, dancing, jumping, and celebrating as a community! This is a drop-in class, no registration required, payable at door. Credit cards and Shababa cards accepted. We cannot accept cash payment at the door. If you have registered online, please present email confirmation at door. This event is first come, first served. Please arrive early to ensure entry.
Chess Club for Teens and Tweens - Chatham Square Library
Through January 26, 2019 - Chinatown
Are you a tween or teen who loves chess? Or are you a tween or teen who loves chess and wants to learn how to play better? Or are you a tween or teen who does not play chess but wants to learn? Come to our Tween and Teen Chess Club! We meet every Saturday, from 1pm to 3pm , on the 1st Floor of the Chatham Square Library. An experienced chess player will be present every week to provide assistance.
Read-to-Skate Storytime - Bryant Park
Through January 27, 2019 - Midtown
Read books and earn a free skate with Cali Co Cat & Pals. Plus, free books at every event, while supply lasts.
Family Storytime - New York Public Library - Stephen A. Schwarzman Building
Through January 27, 2019 - New York
Join us for stories and songs. For children ages 3-8.
Family Sundays: Sprouting Sculptures - Rubin Museum of Art
Through January 27, 2019 - Flatiron
Sundays are for families! Bring your family to the Rubin Museum for a Sunday afternoon of activities both kids and grownups will enjoy. Drop into the Education Center for some art-making, enjoy our 2:00 p.m. family exhibition tour, and go on your own thematic gallery search. Ages 3 and older with accompanying adults.
Ali Baba & the 40 Thieves - Galli Theater
Through January 27, 2019 - Chelsea
"Open Sesame” — With this words, the poor woodcutter Ali Baba opens a mysterious mountain and finds great treasure. He takes a small part of the treasure with him to live a better life. But when his rich brother Kasim finds out about it, he also wants part of the treasure… But the 40 robbers surprise him and his greed becomes his fatality. A charming fairytale by Johannes Galli after the story of 1001 nights!
Game On! Gaming for Teens and Kids - Chatham Square Library
Through January 28, 2019 - Chinatown
Have you got gaming moves? We've got two Wii's and a PS3, and we want YOU to show off your skills with the controller and challenge your friends to a game in the library. Who knows, you might make new friends, too! Also board games (chess, checkers, Connect Four, etc.). And if you are a beginner, we can help get you started! No session on 1/21.
Preschool Story and Fun Time - New York Public Library - Stephen A. Schwarzman Building
Through January 29, 2019 - New York
Stories, songs, and participation activities for children ages 3-5.
Toddler Storytime - New York Public Library Countee Cullen branch
Through January 29, 2019 - Harlem
Toddlers from 18-36 months old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs, and rhymes, and meet other toddlers in the neighborhood.
Sing! - 92nd Street Y
Through January 30, 2019 - Manhattan
Join Rebecca Schoffer and Parenting Center staff for a fun and interactive sing-a-long of old time favorites, folk songs and childhood classics. This is a drop-in class, no registration required, payable at door. Credit cards and Shababa cards accepted. We cannot accept cash payment at the door. If you have registered online, please present email confirmation at door.
Cross-Stitch Circle - DiMenna Children's History Museum at New-York Historical Society
Through January 31, 2019 - Upper West Side
Drop in to try your skills at one of the oldest forms of embroidery in the world. Beginning cross-stitchers will learn the basic stitch and create a bookmark with their new skill. More seasoned stitchers can continue working on their bookmark or branch into more complicated designs – make a handcrafted gift for someone! Younger kids may also enjoy coming along and contributing to our community weaving using recycled fabrics and ribbons.
Toddler Storytime - New York Public Library - Stephen A. Schwarzman Building
Through January 31, 2019 - New York
Walking 1-2 year-olds and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, and fingerplays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood. Space is limited. Tickets are given out on a first come, first served basis. The line for tickets (10:15 session) begins at 9:30 on the ramp at the 42nd Street door. Once 10:15 tickets run out, we begin distributing tickets for the 11:15 session.
Mozart for Munchkins presents Rise and Shine! - Goddard Riverside's Bernie Wohl Center
Through February 01, 2019 - Upper West Side
'Awake' by K. Lorrel Manning - The Barrow Group
Through February 08, 2019 - Garment District
K. Lorrel Manning’s timely new play AWAKE boasts a cast of 16 people from all walks of life engaging in intimate, often life-changing, conversations around the polarizing issues of the day: race relations, gun violence, police brutality, immigration, and more. AWAKE, captivating as it is provocative, puts its finger on the pulse of America’s division and asks, “What do you believe?”
'The True Story of Little Red'/'La Verdadera Historia de Caperucita' - Teatro Sea
Through February 09, 2019 - New York
This bilingual musical play tells the classic fable, but with a comical twist. A Latina Little Red/Caperucita and the wolf trade places, which leads audiences on a journey full of surprises.