Before back-to-school and basketball practice, take advantage of these four fun things to do with your family in NYC this month.
Visit it: Saturday, Aug. 10, 11am-6pm. Ages: All. Free to attend; Hester and Essex streets; hesterstreetfair.com.
Complete with structural and decorative upgrades along with the familiar features New Yorkers have grown to love, the Belvedere Castle in Central Park reopened in June. The historic landmark is atop the park’s second-highest point, offering views of the Great Lawn, Turtle Pond, the Delacorte Theater, and more. Be sure to take The Belvedere: Beautiful View Tour when you visit to get the full experience.
Visit it: Middle of the park at 79th Street; 212-628-2345
What better way to help prevent the summer slide than by incorporating math in your family’s summer fun? The National Museum of Mathematics highlights the role math plays in everyday life through the patterns and structures that surround us. Right around the 50th anniversary of the moon landing, the museum will be holding Solar Eclipses: Math, Science, and Spectacle on Aug. 6 at 6:30pm.
Visit it: 11 E. 26th St., Nomad; momath.org