12/17/17

10am-12:30pm

The Jewish Museum

Upper East Side

Pre-school & younger, Young elementary

$25; $22 members

These interactive programs begin with a gallery portion that includes art-viewing activities and a book reading from the PJ Library collection, fol...

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12/17/17

11:30am

The Jewish Museum

Upper East Side

All Ages

$16

Families can enjoy this energetic concert with musical offerings that span genres from bluegrass to bossa nova and funk to folk. For his Hanukkah s...

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12/17/17

5pm

Hilton Garden Inn

Midtown

Teen, Adult

$90

The Experts in Mystery Entertainment are now performing live public and private interactive murder mystery dinner shows in areas throughout the Uni...

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12/17/17

2-3:30pm

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Upper East Side

Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult

$25; $17 seniors; $12 students; free for children younger than 12

Children with disabilities, together with friends and family, explore the day’s theme on a gallery tour followed by an art activity in the st...

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12/17/17

3:30pm

Church of the Intercession

Washington Heights

All Ages

FREE

Young People’s Chorus of New York City conducted by YPC Assistant Conductor Maria Peña returns to the Church of the Intercession to si...

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12/17/17

3pm

The Schimmel Center

Financial District

Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult, All Ages

$29 and up

Emmy winner and Grammy- and Tony-nominated Rob Mathes returns to the Schimmel stage with his band of all-star musicians including in...

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12/17/17

3:30-4:15pm

The Rink at Rockefeller Center

Midtown

All Ages

FREE

Hundreds of tenor and bass tuba players will gather at The Rink at Rockefeller Center to play Christmas carols and other crowd favorites. Tubi...

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12/17/17

6pm

Washington Square Park

Greenwich Village

All Ages

FREE

Composer Phil Kline will lead a massive chorus of boomboxes from the West Village to the East Village in this 26th annual holiday presentation...

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12/17/17

2:30-5pm

JCC Harlem

Harlem

Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult, All Ages

$8, $25 per family

Join JCC Harlem and Chabad of Harlem for a holiday celebration. Test a variety of things that go round and round in the spinning room, inspire...

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12/17/17

2pm

DiMenna Children's Museum at New-York Historical Society

Upper West Side

Tween

$21; $16 teachers and seniors; $13 students; $6 children ages 5-13; free for children younger than 4

This month at family book club expect to discuss the intertwined lives of four U.S. presidents and five people they enslaved. Author Ken ...

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12/18/17

1-3pm, while supplies last

Bryant Park

Midtown

All Ages

FREE

The Puppet Kitchen will lead a free reindeer sock-puppet making workshop, free while supplies last. Make a reindeer puppet at Santa’s Corner ...

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12/19/17

6-7pm

National Museum of Mathematics

Gramercy

All Ages

$10

Join Henry Segerman and Elisabetta Matsumoto as they take participants on a direct, immersive journey to explore Euclidean (flat) space and hy...

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12/19/17

3–4pm

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

Upper East Side

Pre-school & younger

$25 per stroller

These interactive, museum educator-led tours of the Guggenheim’s current exhibitions are offered for caregivers and their babies. Expect touc...

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12/19/17

5:30-7:30pm

Harlem Shake

Harlem

Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Adult

FREE

Celebrate the holiday season and bring the family to Harlem Shake. Join Mr. Harlem Shake, aka Marco Glorious Khare, to read some old and new holida...

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12/20/17

7pm

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Upper East Side

Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult

Starting at $65; $1 children ages7-16

Grammy Award-winning early music specialist and violinist Robert Mealy leads New York Baroque Incorporated for a dance program featuring suites by ...

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12/21/17

Times vary

Throughout NYC

All Ages

FREE

The all-day musical celebration on the shortest day of the year brings together New Yorkers of all ages, musical abilities, and genres to...

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12/21/17

7-9pm

St. Patrick's Cathedral

Midtown

All Ages

FREE

The Young People's Chorus of New York City led by Artistic Director Francisco J. Nunez joins the Brooklyn Interdenominational Choir, the St. Pa...

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12/25/17

11:30am

The Jewish Museum

Upper East Side

Pre-school & younger, Young elementary

$16

Renowned jazz clarinetist Oran Etkin and founder of the Timbalooloo music group performs a harmonious mix of klezmer, jazz, and African music.


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12/25/17

12-5pm

Museum at Eldridge Street

Lower East Side

All Ages

$14; $10 seniors and children

Looking for something fun to do on Christmas Day? Go on a synagogue tour, enjoy scavenger hunts and art activities for children, and take...

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12/26/17

11am-2pm

Museum of the City of New York

Upper East Side

All Ages

$18; $12 seniors and students; free for children younger than 19

Celebrate Kwanzaa by making a Mkeka placemat to learn about this African-American holiday. Use symbolic colors and discover their meaning as you we...

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12/27/17

8pm

Carnegie Hall

Midtown

Young elementary, Tween, Teen

$35-95, free for children ages 0-15

Acclaimed Russian pianist Katya Grineva returns to Carnegie Hall for her highly anticipated annual holiday concert for one night only. In what has ...

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12/28/17

11am

The Metropolitan Opera

Upper West Side

All Ages

FREE

Continuing a favorite holiday tradition, the Met will welcome audiences of all ages for an open house prior to the matinee presentation of Hum...

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12/30/17

12-5pm

The American Museum of Natural History

Upper West Side

All Ages

$23; $18 seniors and students; $13 children ages 2-12; free for children younger than 2

A celebration of African-American heritage that is rooted in seven principles known as Nguzo Saba, which promote unity, culture, and community deve...

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12/31/17

10am-5pm

Children's Museum of the Arts

Greenwich Village

All Ages

$12; seniors pay as you wish; free for children younger than 1

Visitors are invited to New Year's themed workshops like animating fireworks, mask making, clay relief sculptures, New ...

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01/01/18

2-5pm

Merchant's House Museum

East Village

All Ages

$20

Paying calls on friends and family on New Year’s Day was one of Old New York’s most cherished customs. Join for 19th century readings a...

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