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Where to Celebrate Mother's Day in Manhattan

Where to Celebrate Mother's Day in Manhattan

Honor the mom in your life by taking her to one of these Mother's Day celebration in NYC, including Mother's Day brunch locations, where to make crafts for Mom, and week-long celebrations.

Celebrate Mother’s Day at CMA!
WHEN: Through May 10: Mondays and Wednesdays, 12-5pm; Thursday-Friday, 12-6pm; weekends, 10am-5pm
WHERE: Children’s Museum of the Arts, 103 Charlton St., Soho
WHAT: A special week of art workshops for all ages. Record an ode to Mom, sculpt a bust, and create a card.
WANT TO GO? Free with admission: $11; free for seniors older than 65 and children younger than 1; free for moms on May 10. 212-274-0986.

Mother’s Day Week with the Museum of Motherhood and Barnes & Noble
WHEN: May 6-8, 7-9pm; May 9-10, 1-3pm
WHERE: Barnes & Noble, 2289 Broadway, Upper West Side
AGES: Adult
WHAT: A special book fair organized by the Museum of Motherhood. Listen to talks and readings with a motherhood theme.
WANT TO GO? FREE. 212-362-8835.

Mother’s Day Collaborate: Robotics with RoboFun
WHEN: May 9, 2-4:45pm
WHERE: Children’s Museum of Manhattan, 212 W. 83rd St., Upper West Side
AGES: 5 and older
WHAT: A Lego workshop for mom and little one.
WANT TO GO? Free with museum admission: $11; free for children younger than 1. 212-721-1223.

Family Workshop: Mother’s Day Bouquets
WHEN: May 9, 12-1pm
WHERE: Sony Plaza Atrium, Sony Wonder Technology Lab, 550 Madison Ave., Midtown
WHAT: Learn how to make beautiful long-lasting tissue-paper flowers as a gift for mom. RSVP required.
WANT TO GO? $5. 212-833-7858.

Mother’s Day Weekend at NYBG
WHEN: May 9-10, 11am-5pm
WHERE: New York Botanical Garden, 2900 Southern Blvd., Bronx
WHAT: A garden party for the whole family featuring live music, games, food trucks, and more.
WANT TO GO? $30; $27 students and seniors; $15 children ages 2-12; free for children younger than 2. 718-817-8700.

Mother’s Day Brunch
WHEN: May 10, 11:30am and 12:30pm
WHERE: Wave Hill, West 249th Street and Independence Avenue, Bronx
WHAT: A festive brunch in historic Wave Hill House. Reservations required (by May 7).
WANT TO GO? $45. 718-549-3200.

Mother’s Day Brunch
WHEN: May 10, 11am-1:30pm
WHERE: Brooklyn Museum: Beaux-Arts Court, 3rd Floor, 200 Eastern Parkway, Prospect Heights, Brooklyn
WHAT: A special brunch followed by a museum tour. Price includes a gift bag.
WANT TO GO? $60; $33 children. 718-638-5000.


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