Kid-Friendly Concerts in New York City in August

Kid-Friendly Concerts in New York City in August

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We've gathered the best kid-friendly concerts to take your family to in August. Perfect for mini-musicians and music enthusiasts alike!

Mad. Sq. Kids Concert Series FREE
WHEN: Jul. 11 - Aug. 15, Wednesdays, 10-11am
WHERE: Madison Square Park, 24th Street and Madison Avenue, Madison Square Park, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Children can dance, jump, clap, and sing-along to an eclectic mix of today’s top children’s performing artists.
WANT TO GO? 212-520-7600. madisonsquarepark.org.

Family Music FREE
WHEN: Jul. 17 - Aug. 29, Tuesdays, 6-6:30pm
WHERE: Pats Lawn in Inwood Hill Park, West 218th Street and Indian Road, Inwood, NY
AGES: Newborn-5
WHAT: In this class, music is used as a vehicle for kids to learn about the world around them.
WANT TO GO? 212-569-4112. nycgovparks.org.

Start with Art and Music
WHEN: Friday, Aug. 3, 3:30-4:30pm
WHERE: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1000 Fifth Ave., Upper West Side, NY
AGES: 3-8
WHAT: Look, move, and sing while exploring art and music. This month’s theme is Fashion and the Imagination.
WANT TO GO? $25; $17 seniors; $12 students; free for children younger than 12. 212-535-7710. metmuseum.org.

Sweet Spot Festival FREE
WHEN: Saturday, Aug. 4, 3-9pm
WHERE: West Harlem Pier Park, 125th and Marginal streets, Harlem, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: A family-friendly gathering of community, cultures, and music lovers of all ages, featuring Reggae, Soulful House, Disco and Afro-Beat.
WANT TO GO? nycgovparks.org.

SongWriting
WHEN: Aug. 23 - 26, Thursday-Friday, 12-5pm; Saturday-Sunday, 10am-5pm
WHERE: Children's Museum of the Arts, 103 Charlton St., Greenwich Village, NY
AGES: 5-12
WHAT: Have you ever wanted to write and record your own track? Try out different genres (from rock and pop to opera and hip-hop), instruments, and lyrics.
WANT TO GO? $13; free for children younger than 1. 212-941-9198. cmany.org.

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