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Things to Do with Kids in NYC this Weekend

Things to Do with Kids in NYC this Weekend

Plan your kids' best weekend yet in Manhattan!


Enjoy these fun things to do with your kids in New York City this weekend. Start planning your weekend now with our editorially curated list of happenings for kids and families.


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Editor's Picks for This Weekend

beU New York: Family Yoga at Battery Park

WHEN: May. 15 - Sep. 25, Saturday, 10:30-11:15am
WHERE: Battery Park, State Street and Battery Place, Meet at Giovanni da Verrazzano, New York, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Spend the morning practicing yoga poses with your family.  WANT TO GO? $25. 917-791-2666.
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NYSoM Once Upon A Time 2021 FREE

WHEN: Saturday, Jun. 26, 2-6pm
WHERE: Bushwick Park, 1401 Putnam Avenue, Putnam Ave between Knickerbocker and Irving Ave. , Bushwick, NY
AGES: All
WHAT:

NYSoM Once Upon A Time in NYC On Saturday June 26, NYSoM presents Once Upon A Time in NYC, A Science Fiction& Fairytale festival celebrating the best in fantasy fiction throughout the ages NYSoM Once Upon A Time in NYC will feature the following: -See your favorite fairytale characters from the most beloved fairytales including Snow White, Cinderella, Little Mermaid, Aladdin and more - Make Your Own Royal House- Come with your household and make your House Colors (Your House = House (Your Last Name), House Signs and crown the members of your household Queens, Kings , Princes and Princess (even bring the Royal Dog But Wait There?s More -See your favorite sci fi characters from Star Wars, Star Trek, Transformers, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and much more -Star Wars Jedi Academy- become a full fledged Jedi by participating in NYSoM Jedi Academy and learning the ways of the force. But beware of the darkside. Also Make Your Own Lightsaber All This and More! NYSoM Once Upon A Time in NYC will be Hosted by none other than Darth Vader! There will also be an Instagram giveaway raffle prior to the event , follow NYSoM on instagram @ instagram.com/nysomcommunity to find out what the prize will be and to enter. Please email info@nysomgroup.org to RSVP or for more info.

WANT TO GO? 212-333-5252.
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Salsa with Peridance FREE

WHEN: Saturday, Jun. 26, 10am
WHERE: Brookfield Place, 230 Vesey St. , Financial District, NY
AGES: 9 and older
WHAT:

Salsa class for children led by the director of the acclaimed salsa company, Baila Society. This class is open to all levels of dancers, beginner to advanced ages 11+. No equipment necessary. Please come dressed in sneakers and comfortable clothing.

WANT TO GO? 212-978-1673.
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Summer Kickoff Outdoor Celebration! FREE

WHEN: Saturday, Jun. 26, 12-4pm
WHERE: Essex Market, 220 Broome Street , Lower East Side, NY
AGES: All
WHAT:

Join Essex Market for a Summer Kickoff event featuring outdoor entertainment for the Lower East Side! They’ll be outside on Broome Street directly behind the market for some community-wide fun, featuring: Live Music by Chino Pons & Yotoco, Kids Activities from LES Ecology & The Pushchart Presents, and Raffles for Market Gift Boxes. Grab your favorite food and drink from market vendors and have a good time!

All kids' activities will take place on the sidewalk outside Essex Market (on Broome St.). Social distancing guidelines will be adhered to and there will be designated spaces for kids to participate. Essex Market appreciates your patience if a spot is not immediately available for your child, and you can enjoy live music and outdoor eating until one opens up!

There will be two areas for activities:

Seed ball making-- make your own wildflower seed ball and plant anywhere for a burst of flowery color! Supplies will be provided.
Tie dying-- there will be naturally-made dyes and all the supplies on hand. YOU bring the materials! T-shirts, hats, bandanas, socks, etc. to tie dye with the specialists.

SNAP recipients receive $6 voucher to purchase food inside the market - valid on 6/26 only!

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City Point Cirque

WHEN: Jun. 26 - Aug. 28, Saturdays, 11:30am-12:15pm
WHERE: City Point Brooklyn, 445 Albee Square W, Brooklyn, NY
AGES: All
WHAT:

Aerial! Contortion! Juggling! Hula Hoops! Cyr! This weekly circus and variety show features a rotating cast of Anver's City Point residency artists performing dazzling acts for kids of all ages. Advanced Reservations Recommended: email info@anverentertainment.com with the show date and number of people attending to reserve your spot. Masks Required

WANT TO GO? Pay what you can - suggested donation: $25 per adult and $15 per child. 917-929-5777.
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Bartow-Quest

WHEN: Saturday, Jun. 26, 10am-1pm
WHERE: Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum, 895 SHORE ROAD, PELHAM BAY PARK, Bronx, NY
AGES: 5 and older
WHAT: Test your mettle during this indoor-outdoor challenge race/scavenger hunt throughout the grounds of Bartow-Pell. WANT TO GO? $40 per team: Teams may consist of of 2-5 members. 718-885-1461.
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PrideFest FREE

WHEN: Sunday, Jun. 27, 11am
WHERE: NYC Pride, 4th Avenue between 13th and 9th Streets, Greenwich Village, NY
AGES: All
WHAT:

Going into its 27th year, PrideFest is thrilled to be BACK for their annual LGBTQIA+ street fair that combines exhibitors, entertainers, food and activities for a day of fun and celebration in the name of equality. PrideFest attracts thousands each year, bringing together out of state visitors, local residents and families, sponsors, community leaders and area business owners. PrideFest is the perfect place to stop and listen to a few tunes, grab a bite to eat or score some great Pride gear. And the best part is, it's totally FREE! Teeming with unique vendors that will make you swell with pride, this event is not to be missed!

WANT TO GO? 212-807-7433.
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Outside at the Guggenheim! Art and Architecture for Families FREE

WHEN: Sunday, Jun. 27, 1-4pm
WHERE: Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, 1071 Fifth Ave., Upper East Side, NY
AGES: All
WHAT:

Guggenheim teaching artist Jeff Hopkins will share stories about the museum’s iconic Frank Lloyd Wright building on Wednesdays and Saturdays. Each segment of Sketch With Jeff will feature Jeff sketching stories followed by a prompt to create drawings of your own at home. Children are encouraged to share their sketches on Instagram and Twitter @Guggenheim using the hashtag #SketchWithJeff.

WANT TO GO? 212-423-3500.
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Summer on the Hudson: Sun Gaze FREE

WHEN: Sunday, Jun. 27, 1-4pm
WHERE: Riverside Park South, 72nd Street and Riverside Drive, Pier 1, Upper West Side, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Safely look at the sun and see sunspots and prominences under a summer sky.  WANT TO GO? 212-870-3070.
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Even More Weekend Fun

ARTECHOUSE NYC

WHEN: Mar. 1 - Sep. 6, 10am-10pm, daily
WHERE: ARTECHOUSE, 439 W 15th Street, Chelsea, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: ARTECHOUSE presents large-scale exhibitions and installations that inspire wonder, awe, curiosity, and connection. WANT TO GO? $24; $20, Students, Seniors (65+), Military & First Responders; $17 children 4-15; free for children younger than 4.
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Volcanoes: The Fires of Creation

WHEN: Mar. 10 - Jun. 30, Wednesdays-Sundays, 10:15am, 11:30am, 12:45pm, 2pm, 3:15pm, 4:30pm
WHERE: The American Museum of Natural History, 200 Central Park W., Upper West Side, NY
AGES: All
WHAT:

The Museum’s LeFrak Theater has reopened at a limited capacity! Now screening is the giant-screen film Volcanoes: The Fires of Creation. Go on an adrenaline-filled trip across the globe, from Hawaii’s recent Kilauea eruption to the archaeological ghost town of Pompeii, to discover how volcanoes have created extraordinary ecosystems and wildlife habitats. Did you know? More than half of the world's named volcanoes occur around the Ring of Fire, along the Pacific Ocean. Learn more fascinating volcano facts in Volcanoes: The Fires of Creation. Timed-entry tickets must be reserved in advance.  

Photo: SK Films

WANT TO GO? Included with admission: $28; $22.50 for seniors and students; $16.50 for children. 212-769-5100.
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Urban Farm Exploration Days! FREE

WHEN: Apr. 21 - Oct. 17, Saturdays and Sundays, 10am-4pm
WHERE: Urban Farm at Randall's Island Park, 20 Randall's Island Park, Wards Meadow Loop, Randall's Island, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Explore the Randall's Island Urban Farm’s variety of crops, rice paddies, fragrant herbs, and meet the chickens too!  WANT TO GO? 212-860-1899.
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Life Forces FREE

WHEN: Apr. 26 - Jun. 30,
WHERE: Rockefeller Center Plaza, 48th Street , between 5th-6th Avenues, Midtown, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Don't just see, experience this new art installation! WANT TO GO?
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The GREEN FREE

WHEN: May. 10 - Sep. 30, 9am-12am
WHERE: Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, 10 Lincoln Center Plaza, Upper West Side, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Visit "The GREEN" to relax and enjoy the open, park-like space, borrow books, enjoy snacks, and pop-up performances of all kinds. WANT TO GO? 212-875-5456.
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OUTDOOR ‘READING ROOMS’ FREE

WHEN: May. 13 - Oct. 29, 11am-7pm
WHERE: Bryant Park , 42nd Street and Sixth Avenue, New York, NY
AGES: All
WHAT:

The iconic al fresco Reading Rooms and other free activities for the public has returned to Bryant Park. Introduced in Bryant Park in 2003, the Reading Room was modeled after an "Open Air Library" which began in August 1935 in response to Depression-era job losses in New York. The Reading Rooms include reading material for adults and for children of all ages. Visitors are supplied with an array of books, periodicals, and newspapers, free of charge. In the coming weeks and months, popular programming such as authors' presentations will also be returning. 

WANT TO GO? 212-768-4242.
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FREE Entry to 1885 Tall Ship Wavertree, FREE Outdoor Exhibition on Pier 16 FREE

WHEN: May. 25 - Oct. 10, Fridays-Sundays, 11am-5pm
WHERE: South Street Seaport Museum, 12 Fulton St., Fulton and South Streets, New York, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Explore the 1885 tall ship Wavertree at South Street Seaport Museum with free admission.  WANT TO GO? 646-765-4773.
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Sketch with Jeff FREE

WHEN: May. 29 - Jun. 26, Wednesdays and Saturdays, 3pm
WHERE: Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, 1071 Fifth Ave., Upper East Side, NY
AGES: All
WHAT:

Guggenheim teaching artist Jeff Hopkins will share stories about the museum’s iconic Frank Lloyd Wright building on Wednesdays and Saturdays. Each segment of Sketch With Jeff will feature Jeff sketching stories followed by a prompt to create drawings of your own at home. Children are encouraged to share their sketches on Instagram and Twitter @Guggenheim using the hashtag #SketchWithJeff.

WANT TO GO? 212-423-3500.
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Show Your Colors Origami Installation

WHEN: Jun. 1 - 30, Wednesdays-Sundays, 10am-12pm, 12:30-2:30pm, or 3-5pm
WHERE: Children's Museum of Manhattan, 212 W. 83rd St., Upper West Side, NY
AGES: All
WHAT:

Visit Inside Art (1st floor) for the Show Your Colors Origami Installation. Kick-off Pride month at CMOM by helping to create a unique Pride flag installation! Join the museum all month by adding your own colorful origami creations to a giant rainbow masterpiece.

WANT TO GO? $15; $12 seniors 65 and older and visitor with disabilities; free for children younger than 1. 212-721-1223.
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Art Start: See Me Because Vol 8 FREE

WHEN: Jun. 3 - 26, Wednesdays-Fridays, 12-6pm
WHERE: Starrett-Lehigh, 601 West 26th Street , New York, NY
AGES: 5 and older
WHAT:

Art Start, the award-winning creative youth program, is pleased to present the 8th iteration of its annual SEE ME BECAUSE multimedia exhibition in New York's West Chelsea Arts District. The SEE ME BECAUSE exhibition is the culmination of the Art Start Portrait Project, a year-long project and platform for youth of color to establish their own narratives, explore the complexity of their identities, envision their futures, and express how they want to be seen by the world. The project is supported by world-class artists who collaborate with youth to bring their voices and visions to the public. The space at the historic Starrett-Lehigh building will be transformed into an immersive showcase to display the Art Start Portrait Project portraits, accompanying videos, and oral histories interviews from the past eight years. In addition, the exhibition will feature a robust programming including: -3-D installations by the Art Start Portrait Project participants -Live showcases by current and alumni Art Start Emerging Artists -Public creative workshops led by Art Start and visiting teaching artists, and industry partners.

WANT TO GO? 973-714-7803.
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Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience

WHEN: Jun. 5 - Oct. 31, Weekdays, 10am–8pm; Weekends and holidays, 9am–9pm
WHERE: Skylight on Vesey, 300 Vesey St., Battery Park City, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Encounter the brilliance of one of history's greatest artists in a 360-degree exhibit of unparalleled proportions. WANT TO GO? $24.70-$64.90.
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Immersive Van Gogh

WHEN: Jun. 10 - Sep. 6, 6/10, 2-10pm; 6/11, 12-10pm; Mondays-Thursday, 10am-10pm; Fridays through 6/20, 9am-10pm; from 6/20 Fridays, 9am-11pm; Saturdays, 9am-11pm; Sundays, 9am-10pm
WHERE: Pier 36, 299 South St. , Lower East Side, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: “Step inside” and experience the incredible post-Impressionist works of Van Gogh like never before. WANT TO GO? $39.99-$99.99; $29.99 children 6-16; free for children 5 and younger. 844-307-4644.
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Bowne & Co. Letterpress Demonstrations FREE

WHEN: Jun. 11 - Oct. 31, Fridays and Saturdays, 11am-5pm
WHERE: South Street Seaport Museum, 12 Fulton St., Financial District, NY
AGES: All
WHAT:

Bowne & Co. at the South Street Seaport Museum will host FREE, outdoor letterpress printing demonstrations. The printers will set up a selection of historic presses outdoors on the steps of 209-211 Water Street. Demonstrations will take place every hour on the hour and each will run from five to seven minutes long, illustrating the 19th century printing process with a variety of presses and equipment from the Museum's Printing History Collection. Items printed throughout the day will be given away as tangible reminders of the experience. Bowne & Co. public programs are made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.

WANT TO GO? 646-765-4773.
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Central Park Photo Safari

WHEN: Jun. 13 - Dec. 31, Sundays, 1:30-4pm
WHERE: Central Park, 72 Terrace Drive, New York, NY
AGES: 9 and older
WHAT:

This photography workshop focuses on how to take pictures of the environment (from cityscapes to landscapes). Learn the art of scouting for an image and visual editing. By the end of this photo tour you will learn how to take full advantage of your camera's capabilities and also learn how to compose your images to perfection. Not only will you leave with memories of Central Park you will also have skills for a lifetime. This workshop is appropriate for all levels of photographic knowledge from beginners to advanced hobbyists. (limit 8 participants per safari) 

WANT TO GO? $100. 718-268-9634.
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New York Yoyo Show FREE

WHEN: Jun. 13 - 27, Sundays, 10am
WHERE: Bryant Park, 40th Street between Fifth and Sixth avenues, Fifth Avenue Terrace in front of New York Public Library , Midtown, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Enjoy a truly unique performance and free yoyo lessons. WANT TO GO? 212-768-4242.
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Creative Break FREE

WHEN: Jun. 16 - Oct. 30, Wednesdays, 11am and 3pm; Thursdays-Saturdays, 11am
WHERE: Little Island, Pier 55 at Hudson River Park Hudson River Greenway, Meatpacking District, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Join Little Island for weekly artmaking activities for all ages. WANT TO GO?
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Arcadia Earth Reopens, Inspiring Environmental Action

WHEN: Jun. 18 - Dec. 19, Thursdays and Fridays, 2-9pm; Saturdays, 10am-9pm; Sunday, 10am-8pm
WHERE: Arcadia Earth, 718 Broadway, New York, NY
AGES: All
WHAT:

Arcadia Earth has announced its reopening after being closed through the pandemic. The immersive art world transports guests through 15 rooms designed to shine a spotlight on the ecological issues threatening our very existence - overfishing, plastic pollution, food waste, deforestation, and climate change. Each installation has been developed using upcycled materials and reusable elements, created in collaboration with 12 leading environmental artists. Arcadia Earth is following the reopening guidelines issued by the CDC, New York State and New York City to ensure all visitors' and employees' health and safety. Tickets are limited to keep visitors safe while staff have reduced touch points and will frequently clean and fog exhibits. Visitors are required to wear a mask and have their temperature taken before entering. A tree will be planted for every ticket sold and proceeds from ticket sales will go to support Arcadia's educational and charity partner, Oceanic Global, an organization devoted to raising awareness of the devastating effects human consumption has on the aquatic ecosystems. Charitable supporters also include WWF, EarthX, and Underwater Earth. 

WANT TO GO? $27-$39.
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New Victory LabWorks FREE

WHEN: Jun. 20 - Jul. 18, Sundays, 3pm
WHERE: Little Island, Pier 55 at Hudson River Park Hudson River Greenway, Meatpacking District, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Get a behind-the-scenes look at how artists create and develop family programming for the stage. WANT TO GO?
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Wear it with Pride: Pin Button Making

WHEN: Jun. 23 - 30, Wednesdays-Sundays, 10am-12pm, 12:30-2:30pm, or 3-5pm
WHERE: Children's Museum of Manhattan, 212 W. 83rd St., Upper West Side, NY
AGES: All
WHAT:

Visit Inside Art (1st floor) for the Show Your Colors Origami Installation. Kick-off Pride month at CMOM by helping to create a unique Pride flag installation! Join the museum all month by adding your own colorful origami creations to a giant rainbow masterpiece.

WANT TO GO? $15; $12 seniors 65 and older and visitor with disabilities; free for children younger than 1. 212-721-1223.
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Italian Music Class (Summer Edition)

WHEN: Jun. 25 - Sep. 3, Fridays, 11:30am-12pm
WHERE: Speakitaly NYC, 49 west 28th Street #Floor 3, New York, NY
AGES: 3-12
WHAT:

Children will learn songs that will help remember important Italian terminology and vocabulary such as colors, parts of the body, animals, flowers, seasons and more. Not only does this engaging class help students to boost their language skills, it's also a great way to help them socialize by dancing and participating in singalongs. If students have musical instruments at home such as tambourines or maracas, the use of them is encouraged. *Age 4-12 *All levels welcome. *Instruction will be given in English when needed *Tickets are not refundable or exchangeable for other days

WANT TO GO? $25. 212-603-9685.
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Italian Art and Crafts (Summer Edition)

WHEN: Jun. 25 - Sep. 3, Fridays, 10-11am
WHERE: Speakitaly NYC, 49 west 28th Street #Floor 3, New York, NY
AGES: 3-12
WHAT:

Kids will create a wonderful array of arts and crafts projects using traditional Italian materials. This course offers a variety of activities that your kids will love, from creating their books to learning how to create jars filled with different kinds of colored salt. Children will get acquainted with various methods of arts and crafts such as drawing, painting, making cut-outs, and other creative projects that allow children to hear and repeat Italian vocabulary. Not only will they use traditional materials used in arts and crafts classes, students will also experiment with basic components of Italian cuisine, using ingredients that will teach them about authentic Italian ingredients. Teachers will guide students through each art project and give encouraging feedback, allowing kids to have fun, learn, and meet other children learning Italian online. *Age 4-12 *All levels welcome. *Instruction will be given in English when needed *Tickets are not refundable or exchangeable for other days

WANT TO GO? $25. 212-603-9685.
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Italian Storytelling (Summer Edition)

WHEN: Jun. 25 - Sep. 3, Fridays, 2-2:30pm
WHERE: Speakitaly NYC, 49 west 28th Street #Floor 3, New York, NY
AGES: 3-12
WHAT:

Transporting children to the wonderful world of fairy tales, these classic stories will keep kids engaged and interested as they learn new vocabulary in a fun and exciting way. The class is recommended for children under the age of 10, but adults are welcome to accompany the kids and listen to these timeless fables. So curl up and get comfy for this lovely class. *Age 4-12 *All levels welcome. *Instruction will be given in English when needed *Tickets are not refundable or exchangeable for other days

WANT TO GO? $19. 212-603-9685.
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Italian Art and Geography (Summer Edition)

WHEN: Jun. 25 - Sep. 3, Fridays, 3-4pm
WHERE: Speakitaly NYC, 49 west 28th Street #Floor 3, New York, NY
AGES: 3-12
WHAT:

During this class your child will practice the Italian language through art projects on Italian geography. Children will learn about Italy and all of its 20 beautiful regions through arts and crafts. From the Dolomites to Mt. Children can draw and make art projects of each of Italy?s most important and impressive natural and historical sites. By using hands-on techniques, kids will learn vocabulary and Italian culture in a fun and engaging way. Our art and geography class will require the use of natural materials such as various kinds of spices and herbs. *Age 4-12 *All levels welcome. *Instruction will be given in English when needed *Tickets are not refundable or exchangeable for other days

WANT TO GO? $25. 212-603-9685.
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WHEN: Saturday, Jun. 26, 10:30-11:15am
WHERE: The Ramble at Central Park, 79th Street Transverse, Upper East Side, NY
AGES: Newborn-5
WHAT:

Fairy wings, fairy magic, and fairy dance moves galore! Join Curated Care for a magical morning! Decorate adorable fairy wings, create fairy friendship bracelets, and finish with a fairy freeze dance! Bring a picnic blanket or towel and cozy up with your crew while enjoying socially distanced fun outdoors. Fun for ages 2 - 10! Ticket includes one pair of fairy wings and craft materials per kiddo.

WANT TO GO? $35.
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Oy Vey! Klezmer for Kids!

WHEN: Sunday, Jun. 27, 1pm
WHERE: Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust, 36 Battery Pl., Battery Park City, NY
AGES: All
WHAT:

Sruli and Lisa’s Family Band features internationally known Klezmer personalities Sruli Dresdner and Lisa Mayer, their son Zach Mayer, and 12-year-old twins Johnny and Charlie. The family plays violin, accordion, clarinet, percussion, saxophone, and a bunch of wackier instruments—and they sing and dance and tell Jewish jokes. Join the Museum for “Oy Vey! Klezmer for Kids!,” an afternoon with Sruli and Lisa’s Family Band intended for kids of all ages and their families. You’ll hear all kinds of Jewish music: Klezmer, Hasidic, Israeli, and Nigunim (wordless melodies), some old and some new. You’ll sing, shout, clap, dance, laugh, and—oy vey!—you’ll have a good time. This program will be held live in the Museum’s Edmond J. Safra Hall and can also be viewed online. 

WANT TO GO? FREE, but $10 donations are encouraged. 646-437-4202.
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Guggenheim for All Outside!: For Families with Children on the Autism Spectrum FREE

WHEN: Sunday, Jun. 27, 11am-1pm
WHERE: Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, 1071 Fifth Ave., Upper East Side, NY
AGES: All
WHAT:

See the Guggenheim Museum from a different perspective at this outdoor family event! Enjoy the outdoors with your whole family as you explore the connection between the museum's unusual spiral-shaped building and the natural world through close looking and drawing. Drawing materials will be provided for registered participants. Space is limited; please register to participate. Please note that the 11 am–1 pm session is reserved for Guggenheim for All families. The event will continue from 1 to 4 pm, when all families are welcome to join in!

This is a drop-in program; you and your family may arrive and join at any point during the hours of the event. Please note that participation in this free outdoor event does not include admission to the Museum; if you would like to visit the Museum galleries, please purchase a timed ticket in advance.

Masks are required and social distancing will be observed. In the event of inclement weather participants will be notified by 9 am on the day of the event regarding cancellation or rescheduling.

WANT TO GO? 212-423-3500.
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There’s a lot to do this weekend with your family, whether you're planning a day trip that's close to New York City or are looking for the best things to do with kids in Manhattan this weekend. After all, weekends are the best because you get to spend time with your kids, so make the most of your time together and check out our picks for the best kid-friendly activities in Manhattan! From storytimes and concerts to museum exhibits, crafts activities, seasonal events, and more, you're sure to find something to do that keeps everyone happy and having fun. Look no further for ideas and plan your weekend in New York City with our guide that highlights the best family-friendly (virtual and in-person) events happening in and around your neighborhood, including family fun in Central Park, the Lower East Side, the Upper West Side, Harlem, Midtown, the Upper East Side, Greenwich Village, Battery Park, Bryant Park, Tribeca, the Bronx, and Lower Manhattan. You can also find weekend fun in ourBrooklynQueensLong IslandWestchester, and Rockland—and check out our Manhattan calendar for hundreds of things to do each month!

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