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The TIP TOP Workshop for donor conceived children and their parents

  • Apr. 19, 2020, 10:30am -1:30pm
  • The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Community Center
  • 208 W. 13th St., NY
  • Young elementary, Tween, Adult
  • $399.00 per family

The TIP TOP workshop is an interactive program that teaches children how to respond to others about their donor information and helps parents be th...

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Torah Tots

  • Sep. 07, 2019 - May. 16, 2020 , 11:00-11:45am
  • Congregation Or Zarua
  • 127 East 82nd. Street, New York
  • Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Our youngest youth meet every Saturday at 11am. Parents and children celebrate Shabbat together with interactive songs, stories and Shabbat snacks....

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Inspector Pulse and the Case of the Mozart Cookie Mystery

  • Apr. 05, 2020, 2:00pm
  • Alice Tully Hall
  • 1941 Broadway, Upper West Side
  • Young elementary
  • $10-$30

A group of musicians is trying to understand Mozart's G minor Piano Quartet and they call on the greatest and only private ear in the world, Inspector Pulse, to explain the music.

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SOUNDS OF A NEW GENERATION

  • Apr. 05, 2020, 8:30pm
  • Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage, Carnegie Hall
  • 881 7th Ave. at 57th St., New York
  • All Ages
  • $20-$100

DCINY welcomes back composer-conductor Greg Gilpin with a program comprised of original works for youth singers.

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Sakura Hanami (Cherry Blossom Viewing)

  • Apr. 05, 2020, 1:00-2:00pm
  • Japan Society
  • 333 E 47th St, Midtown
  • Pre-school & younger
  • $12; $8 members

Experience the beauty of cherry blossoms with a playtime picnic and creative sakura crafts!

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Japanese Folk Dancing

  • Apr. 05, 2020, 2:30-4:00pm
  • Japan Society
  • 333 E 47th St, Midtown
  • Young elementary
  • $15; $8 members

At this workshop, families will have the unique opportunity to embrace a joyful Japanese tradition! Learn, create, and dance with the Hanagasa Kai group from the Japanese Folk Dance Institute of New York.

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Shibori: Japanese Tie Dye

  • Apr. 05, 2020, 2:30-4:00pm
  • Japan Society
  • 333 E 47th St, Midtown
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • $15; $8 members

Shibori is the art of creating patterns on dyed fabric by tying, twisting, rolling, and folding. A beautiful pattern emerges once the fabric dries and can be used for all kinds of things, from fashion accessories to household decorations.

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CANCELED Freedom Art Jam: Passover Family Day

  • Apr. 05, 2020, 11am-4pm
  • The Jewish Museum
  • 1109 Fifth Ave., Upper East Side
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult
  • Included with Museum Admission: $18; $12 seniors; $8 students; free for children 18 and younger

Set yourself free to the soulful sounds of ShirLaLa, craft a holiday work of art, create a freedom poster, add to a Passover-themed installation, explore the galleries, and more! RSVP recommended. 

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Easter Egg Scavenger Hunt

  • Apr. 05, 2020, 1:00-3:00pm
  • Carl Schurz Park
  • E. 87th St. and East End Ave., Upper East Side
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Find 5 historical points in Carl Schurz Park to receive an egg. Each child will be able to find five eggs total. Then make a crazy Easter hat to join the Mad Hatters Dance Party with the Rock-A-Sllly Band and enjoy a Puppet Eggstravaganza Show with Playdate Puppets.

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Lebanese Cultural Festival

  • Apr. 05, 2020, 10:00am-5:00pm
  • Children's Museum of the Arts
  • 103 Charlton St., Soho
  • All Ages
  • Free with museum admission ($13; free for children younger than 1)

CMA is partnering with the New York Arabic Orchestra and the Arab-American Family Support Center to present interactive workshops inspired by Lebanon. Educators will lead children in rhythm, song, poetry, and movement native to the country of Lebanon.

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KNICKERBOCKER CHAMBER ORCHESTRA: SONGS OF OUR SPHERE

  • Apr. 05, 2020, 4:00pm
  • 6 River Terrace
  • 6 River Terrace, Battery Park
  • All Ages
  • FREE

KCO musicians will present works that celebrate nature and confront our continued existence on this earth. 

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JUNIOR KEEPERS

  • Apr. 05, 2020, 9:00-10:30am
  • Central Park Zoo
  • East 64th St, Upper East Side
  • Tween
  • $65

Jr. Keepers will get up close to animals and see what it takes to be a keeper at the Central Park Zoo. For ages 8-12.

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ONLINE Lincoln Center at Home #ConcertsForKids: Sonia De Los Santos

  • Apr. 05, 2020, 11am
  • Lincoln Center
  • 165 West 65th St., Upper West Side
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Lincoln Center at Home presents a remarkable group of artists who will bring world-class performances and diverse musical perspectives straight fro...

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ONLINE VIRTUAL PASSOVER FAMILY CONCERT BY SHIRLALA

  • Apr. 05, 2020, 11am-12pm
  • The Jewish Museum
  • 1109 Fifth Ave., Upper East Side
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Hear kid rocker ShirLaLa perform as she takes you on a musical journey with delightful twists to holiday favorites. Jump like a frog, ask the four ...

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Poof! Life in a Vacuum

  • Apr. 06, 2020, 4:00pm
  • New York Public Library - 125th Street branch
  • 224 E. 125th St., East Harlem
  • Teen
  • FREE

Where does space begin? How far away is the moon? Where did the space shuttles go? These questions and more are answered as students discover the USS Intrepid’s role in the Space Race.

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Building Solar Race Cars

  • Apr. 06, 2020, 4:30pm
  • New York Public Library - Countee Cullen branch
  • 104 W. 136th St., Harlem
  • Tween, Teen
  • FREE

Each student will get to design, build, and test their own mini solar-powered race car. If time allows, students will have the opportunity to race their cars outdoors.

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Movie Mondays for Kids - 'Ralph Breaks the Internet'

  • Apr. 06, 2020, 4:00pm
  • Tompkins Square Library
  • 331 East 10th Street, East Village
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Kids and their caregivers can catch a free screening of "Ralph Breaks the Internet."

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Family Storytime: Japanese & English Bilingual Storytime

  • Apr. 06, 2020, 11:00am-12:00pm
  • Chatham Square Library
  • 33 E. Broadway, Chinatown
  • Baby
  • FREE

Learn basic Japanese through songs, stories, and finger play. For ages 0-3. Caregiver must be present.

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Insects and Arachnids

  • Apr. 07, 2020, 4:00pm
  • New York Public Library - Bloomingdale Branch
  • 150 West 100th Street, Upper West Side
  • Teen
  • FREE

Learn what makes an insect an insect by identifying certain species. Then explore their relatives, the arachnids, to discover what's similar or different.

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Juggling 101

  • Apr. 07, 2020, 4:00pm
  • New York Public Library - St. Agnes branch
  • 444 Amsterdam Ave., Upper West Side
  • Teen
  • FREE

Learn to juggle with Tommy and his merry band of jugglers!

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New York Public Library Heritage Storytime

  • Apr. 07, 2020, 4:30pm
  • Harry Belafonte 115th Street Library
  • 203 West 115th Street, Harlem
  • Young elementary
  • FREE

In celebration of the 125th anniversary of the New York Public Library! A storytime for school-age children, this event will feature picture books and picture book biographies about figures related to the Library.

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ONLINE Lincoln Center at Home #ConcertsForKids: Zeshan B

  • Apr. 08, 2020, 11am
  • Lincoln Center
  • 165 West 65th St., Upper West Side
  • All Ages
  • FREE

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ONLINE Creative Family Seder Live

  • Apr. 08, 2020, 10:30am
  • 92nd Street Y
  • 1395 Lexington Ave., Upper East Side
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Journey through the Passover seder with singing, dancing, storytelling, puppets, and our most important guests...all of you! Let's learn, laugh...

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Creative Family Passover Seder

  • Apr. 09, 2020, 4:30pm
  • 92nd Street Y
  • 1395 Lexington Ave., Upper East Side
  • All Ages
  • $75 adults; $55 children; $35 for children younger than 2

A joyful and meaningful Seder experience for the whole family, filled with singing, dancing, interactive storytelling, Dayeinu conga lines, and more!

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Saturday Art for Kids

  • Apr. 11, 2020, 12:00pm
  • Scandinavia House
  • 58 Park Avenue, Murray Hill
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult
  • $10 (free for ASF Members)

Artist and educator Melkorka Helgadottir leads a process-based workshop for kids.

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NYSoM 8th Annual Easter Eggstravaganza

  • Apr. 11, 2020, 2:00-6:00pm
  • Rodale Pleasant Park Community Garden
  • 437 East 114th Street, Harlem
  • All Ages
  • FREE

NYSoM is proud to present its 8th annual Easter Eggstravaganza, featuring an egg hunt, egg painting, a visit from the East Bunny, and more!

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Story Time! Bedtime Bonnet

  • Apr. 11, 2020, 10:30-11:30am
  • Bank Street Bookstore
  • 2780 Broadway, Upper West Side
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Bedtime Bonnet gives readers a heartwarming peek into quintessential Black nighttime hair traditions and celebrates the love between all the members of this close-knit multi-generational family.

 

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Con Edison Family Days

  • Apr. 11, 2020, 12:00-2:00pm
  • Morris-Jumel Mansion
  • 65 Jumel Terrace, Harlem
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Head into the colonial kitchen to create hands-on arts and crafts, while learning about the historic origins and significance of the crafts you make.

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Easter Egg Hunt and Bunny Fun

  • Apr. 11, 2020, 9:30am-2:00pm
  • Riverside Park
  • Enter at West 79th Street Boat Basin Rotunda, Upper West Side
  • All Ages
  • $25 per child; $15 for crawlers younger than 1

Head to the park for egg hunting and a chance to meet the Easter bunny!

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New York City Easter Parade and Easter Bonnet Festival

  • Apr. 12, 2020, 10am-3pm
  • Fifth Avenue Midtown
  • Fifth Avenue between 49th and 57th streets, Midtown
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Make a fancy bonnet and join in on all of the holiday fun at the NYC Easter Parade!

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Amazing Easter Egg Scavenger Hunt

  • Apr. 12, 2020, 1:30-4:30pm
  • Slattery's Midtown Pub
  • 8 E. 36th St., #3, Midtown
  • All Ages
  • $39

A series of clues will lead you around the city, getting you to perform and mental challenges along the way. Other clues will reveal hidden eggs, worth points and prizes!

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ONLINE Lincoln Center at Home #ConcertsForKids: Elena Moon Park

  • Apr. 12, 2020, 11am
  • Lincoln Center
  • 165 West 65th St., Upper West Side
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Lincoln Center at Home presents a remarkable group of artists who will bring world-class performances and diverse musical perspectives straight fro...

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ONLINE Easter Family Yoga

  • Apr. 12, 2020, 10-11am
  • Blooming Breath Yoga for Kids & Teens
  • ,
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Join Blooming Breath Yoga for Kids & Teens on Easter Sunday for a full hour of FREE VIRTUAL family yoga! Learn lots of partner and Easter theme...

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Children's Books on Film Family Program

  • Apr. 13, 2020, 1:00-4:00pm
  • New York Public Library - Muhlenberg Branch
  • 209 West 23rd Street, Chelsea
  • Tween, Teen, Adult
  • FREE

In the first part of J.R.R. Tolkien's epic masterpiece, a shy young hobbit named Frodo Baggins inherits a simple gold ring that has power.

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Movie Mondays for Kids 'Wonder Park'

  • Apr. 13, 2020, 4:00pm
  • Tompkins Square Library
  • 331 East 10th Street, East Village
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Kids and their caregivers can attend a free showing of "Wonder Park."

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Musical Performance: Wendy & DB

  • Apr. 14, 2020, 2:00pm and 3:00pm
  • Children's Museum of Manhattan
  • 212 W. 83rd St., Upper West Side
  • All Ages
  • Free with museum admission ($15; free for children younger than 1)

Wendy & DB examine the world with curiosity and get everyone moving! The Chicago-based kindie duo explores science, nature, diversity, safety, and the arts.

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All-of-a-Kind Family Walking Tour

  • Apr. 14, 2020, 2:00-3:30pm
  • Museum at Eldridge Street
  • 12 Eldridge St., Lower East Side
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult
  • $15 adults; $10 children

Follow in the footsteps of the beloved sisters depicted in Sydney Taylor’s children’s classic, All-of-a-Kind Family.

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Spring Festival & Chinese Zodiac Paper Cutting

  • Apr. 14, 2020, 3:30pm
  • Columbus Library
  • 742 10th Ave., Hell's Kitchen
  • Teen
  • FREE

Teens learn about the Chinese Zodiac while cuting and designing red paper rat cutouts for good luck.

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ONLINE Drag Queen Story Hour with Miz Jade

  • Apr. 14, 2020, 11-11:45am
  • Brooklyn Public Library
  • ,
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Enjoy Drag Queen Story Hour from the comfort of your own home as Miz Jade reads children's books, sings songs, and does movement activities for...

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Kips Bay Library Presents Family Movie Afternoon: The Addams Family

  • Apr. 15, 2020, 3:00pm
  • New York Public Library - Kips Bay
  • 446 Third Ave., Kips Bay
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween, Teen
  • FREE

Dark hilarity ensues after the Addams family relocates to suburban New Jersey. Their macabre traditions are promptly challenged by modern technology and their neighbors' 21st century norms.

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Don't Squish My Creativity

  • Apr. 15, 2020, 3:00pm
  • New York Public Library - Yorkville Branch
  • 222 East 79th Street, Upper East Side
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Drop in for a quick craft.  Bring your creativity and make something special to take home.

 

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Immigrant Heritage Month Art Club: Create Your Family Flag!

  • Apr. 15, 2020, 3:00pm
  • Harry Belafonte 115th Street Library
  • 203 West 115th Street, Harlem
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Combine colors and shapes which come from the flags of your family’s country or countries of origin or use colors and pictures that are meaningful to your family to make a unique flag that celebrates your heritage and culture.

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Flor Bromley's Latin Fusion Dance Party for Families

  • Apr. 15, 2020, 2:00pm and 3:00pm
  • Children's Museum of Manhattan
  • 212 W. 83rd St., New York
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • Free with museum admission ($15; free for children younger than 1)

Peruvian native Flor Bromley and her band are ready to raise the roof and kick up their heels with a Latin fusion music party for families.

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Latin Fiesta with Flor Bromley

  • Apr. 16, 2020, 3:30pm
  • Inwood Public Library
  • 4790 Broadway, Inwood
  • All Ages
  • FREE

This concert for the whole family brings together songs from all of Latin-America as well as some little one’s favorites.

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Easter and Springtime Festival

  • Apr. 16, 2020, 12:00-3:00pm
  • Highbridge Recreation Center
  • 2301 Amsterdam Ave., Washington Heights
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Stop by and say hello to the Easter Bunny and participate in an egg hunt, arts and crafts, face painting, jumbo games, and more!

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Open House: Nursery - 8th Grade

  • Apr. 16, 2020, 9:00am
  • International Academy of New York
  • 4 East 90th Street, New York
  • Adult
  • FREE light refreshments will be provided

Come visit the International Academy of New York to see if it's the perfect school for your 2-13 year old. Tour classrooms and meet the head of school to learn about the bilingual program (Spanish/Chinese), the unique coding curriculum, and the dedication to exceptional literacy, math and the arts. Note: this event is for parents and guardians only.

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ONLINE Ezra Jack Keats Story and Craft

  • Apr. 16, 2020, 2pm
  • Brooklyn Public Library
  • ,
  • Young elementary
  • FREE

Enjoy Drag Queen Story Hour from the comfort of your own home as Miz Jade reads children's books, sings songs, and does movement activities for...

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Celebrating 125 Years at NYPL: Storytime Party

  • Apr. 17, 2020, 3:00pm
  • New York Public Library - Yorkville Branch
  • 222 East 79th Street, Upper East Side
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

A special storytime that includes some favorite classic read alouds and a fun craft. 

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MOCACREATE: Recycled World

  • Apr. 18, 2020, 2:00-5:00pm
  • Museum of Chinese in America
  • 215 Centre Street, New York
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult, All Ages
  • Free with museum admission ($12 adults; $8 seniors, students, and children)

Create a mini world or add to a collaborative community that shows what earth might be like in the future. Think about how a community in the future might reduce pollution, recycle more, or grow food in a more environmentally friendly way.

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Green Planners

  • Apr. 18, 2020, 10:30-11:45am
  • Skyscraper Museum
  • 39 Battery Place, Battery Park City
  • Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Learn about what makes cities sustainable. Kids will become planners to imagine a new green city! Ages 2-5.

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CANCELED: Family Workshop: Shadow Dance

  • Apr. 18, 2020, 11:30am and 4:00pm
  • New Victory Theater
  • 209 W. 42nd St., Midtown
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen
  • $19

Cast your shadow! Bust a move! Watch your shadow pose and groove! This workshop is inspired by Magic Shadows and teaches performance skills that are used in the show.

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KNICKERBOCKER CHAMBER ORCHESTRA

  • Apr. 18, 2020, 7:00pm
  • Brookfield Place Winter Garden
  • 220 Vesey St., Lower Manhattan
  • All Ages
  • FREE

The Knickerbocker Chamber Orchestra’s “Music Of Our Sphere” concert is in honor of the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. 

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RAPTORS!

  • Apr. 18, 2020, 11:00am
  • 6 River Terrace
  • 6 River Terrace, Battery Park
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Meet live hawks, owls, and falcons while learning about the many adaptations that make these animals some of the most skilled hunters on the planet. Registration required.

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East Side Stories

  • Apr. 18, 2020, 11:00am-12:30pm
  • Museum at Eldridge Street
  • 12 Eldridge St., Lower East Side
  • Teen, Adult
  • $20; $15 students and seniors

Learn about what life was like for Jewish immigrants at the turn of the last century, where children played, where people shopped and ate, how they received news, and even where they banked.

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EarthFest

  • Apr. 18, 2020, 10:00am-5:45pm
  • The American Museum of Natural History
  • 200 Central Park W., Upper West Side
  • All Ages
  • free with museum admission ($23; $13 children ages 2-12; free for children younger than 2)

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of Earth Day at this family-friendly festival focused on the science of climate change and potential solutions for a sustainable New York City. 

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Carmina Burana

  • Apr. 19, 2020, 2:00pm
  • Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage, Carnegie Hall
  • 881 7th Ave. at 57th St., New York
  • All Ages
  • $20-$100

DCINY presents Carmina Burana by Carl Orff, conducted by Jonathan Griffith and featuring Distinguished Concerts Orchestra and Distinguished Concerts Singers. 

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TIP TOP workshop for donor conceived children and their parents

  • Apr. 19, 2020, 10:30am -1:30pm
  • The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Community Center
  • 208 West 13th Street, NY
  • Young elementary, Tween, Adult
  • $399 per family

The TIP TOP workshop is an interactive program for donor conceived children and their parents. Children will learn about their beginnings and how to honor their feelings and respond to others about their origins. Parents will learn how to be their children's allies in their self discovery.

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Celebrate Earth Day at Fort Tryon Park

  • Apr. 19, 2020, 10:00am-2:00pm
  • Fort Tryon Park
  • 741 Ft. Washington Ave., Fort Washington
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Celebrate Earth Day by being a great park steward and give back to the park by volunteering with the Friends Committee of the Fort Tryon Park Trust and NYC Parks at a Beautification Day.

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Make it Green!

  • Apr. 19, 2020 - Apr. 19, 2019 , 2:00-3:30pm
  • Museum at Eldridge Street
  • 12 Eldridge St., Lower East Side
  • All Ages
  • $15; $10

In honor of Earth Day and the importance of glimpsing the natural world in the big city, join us for this special craft program that will help you make your own world more leafy and green.

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Spring Family Day

  • Apr. 19, 2020, 12:00-4:00pm
  • Carnegie Hall
  • 881 Seventh Ave., Midtown
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Enjoy live performances, build your own instruments, sing and dance with professional musicians, and make music as a family.

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EARTH DAY 50

  • Apr. 19, 2020, 12:00-6:30pm
  • Union Square Park
  • Union Square Park, Union Square
  • All Ages
  • FREE

The Earth Day 50 Kick-Off events will feature a range of climate activist groups, green living options, activists and performers on the stage, and a climate art installation.

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American Heart Association Heartsaver Infant/Child/Adult CPR Non Certification

  • Apr. 21, 2020, 6:30-8:30pm
  • Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan
  • 334 Amsterdam Ave, Upper West Side
  • Adult
  • $80 members; $100 public

Learn to perform CPR on all ages. This course is designed for parents/caregivers, personal trainers, teachers, and counselors.

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Earth Day Celebration: Wally and the Water Cycle

  • Apr. 22, 2020, 4:00pm
  • Inwood Public Library
  • 4790 Broadway, Inwood
  • All Ages
  • FREE

This original musical is about an anxious drop of water, Wally, who learns to overcome his fear of going through the changing states of the water cycle in a very humorous way. 

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ONLINE 92 Y Shababa Home Sweet Home

  • Apr. 22, 2020, 4pm
  • 92nd Street Y
  • 1395 Lexington Ave., Upper East Side
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Journey through the Passover seder with singing, dancing, storytelling, puppets, and our most important guests...all of you! Let's learn, laugh...

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Crickets in Concert!

  • Apr. 23, 2020, 4:00-5:00pm
  • Children's Museum of the Arts
  • 103 Charlton St., Soho
  • All Ages
  • Free with museum admission ($13; free for children younger than 1)

Crickets create their chirping sounds by rubbing their textured limbs together, much like an instrument. Join artists and musicians Jude Tallichet, Adam Chad Brody, and their crickets for an afternoon of interactive live music and chirps in the Swirl Studio!

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Noche Flamenca’s Creación

  • Apr. 25, 2020, 11:00am and 2:00pm
  • Clark Studio Theater
  • 165 West 65th Street, 7th Floor, Upper West Side
  • Tween, Teen, Adult
  • $25 (Member Price $18)

Celebrated flamenco troupe Noche Flamenca fuses Andalusian Spain's richly rhythmic music and dramatic movement with hip-hop in a spellbinding set designed for the younger crowd.

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Summer Camp Open House

  • Apr. 25, 2020, 12:30-2:00pm
  • The Golf Club at Chelsea Piers
  • Pier 59, New York
  • All Ages
  • FREE Free

This Camp Open Houses provides opportunities for parents and children to visit the facilities, meet the specific Camp Directors and coaches, and participate in a complimentary camp class.

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SATURDAY STORYTELLING & WORKSHOP WITH THE HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN STORYTELLERS

  • Apr. 25, 2020, 11:00am
  • Scandinavia House
  • 58 Park Avenue, New York
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • $12 (free for ASF Members)

Storytellers Navida Stein and Julia M. Morris share frog-related stories and songs with audience participation, movement, and live music, followed by a frog hand-puppet workshop.

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EXPLORING THE WILD

  • Apr. 25, 2020, 9:00-10:00am
  • Central Park Zoo
  • East 64th St, Upper East Side
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • $30

Families discover amazing animal adaptations and survival strategies around the Zoo through fun activities and live animal encounters. Children and caregivers help prepare animal treats and discover how keepers care for them each day.

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CMS Kids - Master Work: Brahms's Rondo alla Zingarese, Op. 25

  • Apr. 26, 2020, 11:00am and 3:00pm
  • Daniel And Joanna S. Rose Studio
  • 165 West 65th St, 10th floor, Upper West Side
  • Pre-school & younger
  • $25

Featuring host Rami Vamos and CMS Artists, each CMS Kids program is an inclusive concert experience adapted for neurodiverse audiences, including children with autism or other special needs.

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Orli Shaham's Bach Yard: Spring Strings

  • Apr. 26, 2020, 10:30am
  • Merkin Hall at Kaufman Music Center
  • 129 W. 67th St., Upper West Side
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • $20

Live ensemble performances are combined with storytelling, costumed musicians, and a host of hands-on activities where children get up close to musicians and instruments.

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Vocal Colors

  • Apr. 26, 2020, 2:00pm
  • Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage, Carnegie Hall
  • 881 7th Ave. at 57th St., New York
  • All Ages
  • $20 and up

The sixth annual presentation of Vocal Colors celebrates the choral arts at Carnegie Hall.

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CANCELED: SNOW WHITE: SENSORY-FRIENDLY

  • Apr. 26, 2020, 5:00pm
  • New Victory Theater
  • 209 W. 42nd St., Midtown
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult
  • $25

This rustic romp boasts an eclectic indie score and affirms the belief that even the most evil deserve a chance at redemption. Lighting and sound have been adapted to accommodate sensory sensitivities and Autism specialists will be on hand to provide assistance if needed.

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Earth Day Celebration

  • Apr. 26, 2020, 11:00am-2:00pm
  • Museum of the City of New York
  • 1220 Fifth Ave. , Upper East Side
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult
  • Free with museum admission ($20 adults; free for anyone younger than 20)

Learn about the enduring legacy of Earth Day, the efforts to keep our Earth clean, and the sustainability movement. Participate in hands-on activities and workshops throughout the day.

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Renee Stahl & Friends

  • Apr. 26, 2020, 11:30am-12:30pm
  • The Jewish Museum
  • 1109 Fifth Ave., Upper East Side
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • $18 (includes museum admission)

Soak in the lush pop melodies and contagious harmonies of Renee Stahl & Friends. Hear songs from heralded albums Simpatico and Kindred where Stahl collaborated with Ziggy Marley, Lisa Loeb, Elizabeth Mitchell, Maya Rudolph, and more.

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Spring Family Fair

  • Apr. 26, 2020, 2:00-4:30pm
  • The Morgan Library & Museum
  • 225 Madison Ave., Murray Hill
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween, Teen
  • Free with museum admission ($22; free for children younger than 13)

Foster your family’s love of books with a visit to J. Pierpont Morgan’s historic library, explore the spring exhibitions, compose your own poetry on a poetry wall, make crafts inspired the collections. Best for ages 3–14.

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Kid Flicks

  • Apr. 27, 2020, 4:00pm
  • New York Public Library - Yorkville Branch
  • 222 East 79th Street, Upper East Side
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Watch short films based on popular picture books including "Caps for Sale" and "Winnie the Pooh and the Honey Tree."

 

 

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Butterfly Celebration

  • Apr. 30, 2020, 4:00pm
  • George Bruce New York Public Library
  • 518 W. 125th St., Harlem
  • All Ages
  • FREE

We will be making butterfly related crafts.

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Sofijazz Album Release

  • Apr. 30, 2020, 7:30 and 9:30pm
  • Dizzy's Club
  • 10 Columbus Circle, Columbus Circle
  • Teen, Adult
  • $25-40

Vocalist Sofija Knezevic takes to the Dizzy's Club stage on International Jazz Day to celebrate the release of her debut album.

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The Itty Biddies

  • May. 02, 2020, 11:00am
  • David Rubenstein Atrium
  • Broadway between 62nd & 63rd Street, New York
  • Pre-school & younger
  • FREE FREE

The Itty Biddies are a rocking, joyful combo that will lift you out of your seat from the very first note. Soaring vocals, sweet ukulele, melodic piano, and a groovy bass will have you singing and dancing all the way home.

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NYC FIRST Robotics Competition and Expo

  • Apr. 04, 2020 - Apr. 05, 2020 , 8:00am-6:00pm
  • The Armory Track & Field Center
  • 216 Fort Washington Avenue, New York, NY 10032, New York
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult, All Ages
  • FREE FREE

Over 1,000 high school students with 52 teams based out of the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, and Turkey will compete in the New York City FIRST Robotics Competition.

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Kids & Teens Broadway Weekend

  • Apr. 25, 2020 - Apr. 26, 2020 , Saturday and Sunday, 10:30am-4:00pm
  • Actors Connection
  • 630 9th Ave #1410, New York
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen
  • $399

Students will work with FOUR powerful NY Theatre Casting Directors in this two-day program designed to be an extraordinary learning experience chock-full of great NY exposure. Students will work on cold scenes, monologues and songs throughout this event.

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Vacation Week: Freedom Mobiles

  • Apr. 12, 2020 - Apr. 14, 2020 , daily, 1:00-4:00pm
  • The Jewish Museum
  • 1109 Fifth Ave., Upper East Side
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • Free with Museum Admission ($18; free for children younger than 19)

Combine words and images from magazines, postcards, collage papers and more to construct a mixed-media mobile with themes of freedom to decorate your home or display during the Passover holiday. RSVP recommended. 

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FAD Market x Essex Market: Spring Pop-up

  • Apr. 24, 2020 - Apr. 26, 2020 , daily, 11:00am-6:00pm
  • Essex Market
  • 88 Essex Street, Lower East Side
  • Teen, Adult
  • FREE

For one weekend in spring, FAD Market will take over Essex Market's light-filled mezzanine to host a curated selection of over 25 talented makers, designers, and small businesses.

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RagTag: A Circus in Stitches

  • Apr. 02, 2020 - Apr. 05, 2020 , Thursday, Friday, Saturday - 8:00pm; Sunday - 3:00pm
  • Theater for the New City
  • 155 First Ave., East Village
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • $18 adults; $12 for children younger than 11

This show features high-flying, knot-tying, gravity defying aerialists, loopy jugglers, musicians that pull at your heart strings, and comedy that will leave you in stitches. 

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50 Forward! 2019-2020 NY Season

  • Apr. 15, 2020 - Apr. 18, 2020 , 8PM, 2PM, 8PM
  • New York City Center
  • 131 W 55th St, New York
  • All Ages
  • $35+

The celebration continues! The late, legendary Arthur Mitchell's extraordinary vision for ballet in the 21st century is vibrantly alive with pe...

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50 Forward! 2019-2020 NY Season

  • Apr. 15, 2020 - Apr. 18, 2020 , 8PM, 2PM, 8PM
  • New York City Center
  • 131 W 55th St, New York
  • All Ages
  • $35+

The celebration continues! The late, legendary Arthur Mitchell's extraordinary vision for ballet in the 21st century is vibrantly alive with pe...

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ONLINE Jam with Jamie

  • Mar. 24, 2020 - Apr. 05, 2020 , See website for schedule
  • Facebook Live
  • https://www.facebook.com/jammingwithjamie,
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Jam with Jamie is offering free virtual jam sessions from talented performers across the nation every week day with their wonderful performers...

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OTOYOTOY!

  • Apr. 20, 2020 - Apr. 24, 2020 , daily, 10:00am and 11:30am
  • Carnegie Hall
  • 881 Seventh Ave., Midtown
  • Baby
  • FREE

When Otoyotoy finds himself in a world surrounded by Oovatoolas who are very different, he struggles to understand why they don’t want to play. With the help of his mischievous games and playful audiences, he shows them how their world can come alive.

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POSTPONED: Watson Adventures’ Grand Central Scramble Family Scavenger Hunt

  • Mar. 28, 2020 - Apr. 25, 2020 , 3/28, 4/16, 4/25, 10:30am-12:30 pm
  • Grand Central Terminal
  • 89 East 42nd Street, Midtown
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult
  • $17.50-$21.50

Kids and adults work together to uncover the secrets of the amazing train station.

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Color, Paint, & Draw

  • Apr. 03, 2020 - Apr. 10, 2020 , Fridays, 4:00pm
  • George Bruce New York Public Library
  • 518 W. 125th St., Harlem
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Children ages 3-12 will stretch their creativity as we explore different materials every week to create a process-based art project.

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The FunikiJam Show - VAMOS TODOS: Music Garden Spring Celebration!

  • Apr. 19, 2020 - Apr. 26, 2020 , 11:00am-12:00pm
  • Actors Temple Theatre
  • 339 W 47th St, Times Square
  • All Ages
  • $37.50 and up

The FunikiJam Show presents interactive, high-energy, orignal musicals that engage audiences with live music, singing, dancing, and audience participation in a fully produced theatrical setting.

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Ali Baba & the 40 Thieves

  • Mar. 28, 2020 - Apr. 05, 2020 , Weekends, 2:00pm
  • Galli Theater
  • 74 Warren St., Tribeca
  • All Ages
  • $20 adults; $15 children

A charming fairytale by Johannes Galli after the story of 1001 nights!

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CANCELED: FOUR GO WILD IN WELLIES

  • Mar. 27, 2020 - Apr. 05, 2020 , Fridays 4:00pm; Weekends 10:00am and 1:00pm
  • New Victory Theater
  • 209 W. 42nd St., Midtown
  • Pre-school & younger
  • $20

It's time to explore the great outdoors! With all of the foliage and fun of any good forest adventure, FOUR GO WILD IN WELLIES features an inclusive dance company who reminds us that nothing is more natural than a kid's curiosity.

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New York International Auto Show

  • Apr. 10, 2020 - Apr. 19, 2020 , Monday though Saturday, 10:00am-10:00pm; Sundays: 10:00am-7:00pm
  • Jacob Javits Center
  • 655 W. 34th St., Chelsea
  • All Ages
  • $17 adults; $12 children younger than 13; free for children younger than 2

More than four floors of displays from the world’s automakers featured the newest vehicles and latest futuristic concept cars.  

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CANCELED: Snow White

  • Apr. 24, 2020 - May. 03, 2020 , See website for days and times
  • New Victory Theater
  • 209 W. 42nd St., Midtown
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult
  • $17 and up

Join our charmingly cheerful heroine as she escapes her hilariously homicidal stepmother with help from a family of feisty woods-dwelling, banjo-strumming, washboard-wearing vegans.

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POSTPONED: Watson Adventures’ Wizard School Scavenger Hunt for Harry Potter Fans

  • Mar. 21, 2020 - May. 09, 2020 , 3/21, 4/4, 4/13, 4/17, 5/9, 10:30am-12:30pm
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • 1000 Fifth Avenue, Upper East Side
  • Tween, Teen, Adult
  • $31-$39 (includes museum admission)

Young wizards will enjoy a trip to the Metropolitan Museum, in search of art that echoes characters and enchanted objects in the Harry Potter books.

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Macy's Flower Show

  • Mar. 22, 2020 - Apr. 05, 2020 , daily, 10am-10pm
  • Macy's Herald Square
  • 100-104 W. 35th St., Midtown
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Dive into the vibrant colors of deep-sea florals and stunning marine life at the upcoming Flower Show, “Voyage to Oceanum.” Visitors to Macy’s will embark upon an exciting under-the-ocean odyssey, discovering long-lost treasures and breathtaking aquatic beauty along the way.

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Seucy and Boto on the Monarch Butterfly Trail

  • Apr. 18, 2020 - May. 03, 2020 , Saturdays 12:00pm; Sundays 2:00pm
  • La MaMa Theater
  • 74 East Fourth Street, East Village
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • $15

Join Seucy and friends as they fight to safe-keep a butterfly sanctuary as the Monarchs butterflies make their way towards New York City.

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CANCELED: Magic Shadows

  • Apr. 03, 2020 - Apr. 19, 2020 , see website for showtimes
  • New Victory Theater
  • 209 W. 42nd St., Midtown
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult
  • $17 and up

With the arc of an arm, the point of a toe or the twist of a torso, America's Got Talent finalists CATAPULT stretch their bodies (and your imaginations!) in MAGIC SHADOWS.

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ONLINE Virtual Dungeons and Dragons

  • Mar. 30, 2020 - Apr. 20, 2020 , Mondays, 2-4pm
  • Brooklyn Public Library
  • ,
  • Teen
  • FREE

Hey teens! Are you bummed about social distancing but still want to game with your friends? Join the library for a Dungeons and Dragons online...

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Chinese Rhyme Songs

  • Apr. 03, 2020 - Apr. 24, 2020 , Fridays, 10:30am
  • 96th Street Library
  • 112 East 96th Street, Upper East Side
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Children and their caretakers will be encouraged to express themselves through physical movements, their voices (using Chinese or English words or just sounds), and any other expression they have responding to the rhymes.

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Movies for Tots

  • Apr. 03, 2020 - Apr. 24, 2020 , Fridays, 11:00am (no session 4/17)
  • New York Public Library - Kips Bay
  • 446 Third Ave., Kips Bay
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Short cartoons or movies on DVD for a younger audience.

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Collina Italiana: Learn and Play in Italian for Toddlers

  • Apr. 07, 2020 - Apr. 28, 2020 , Tuesdays, 4:00pm
  • 67th Street Library
  • 328 East 67th Street, Lenox Hill
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Kids will discover Italian language in a playful and fun environment.

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Family Art Workshops: Artists' Books

  • Apr. 04, 2020 - Apr. 26, 2020 , Weekends, 10:30am and 2:00pm
  • The Museum of Modern Art
  • 11 W. 53rd St., Midtown
  • Young elementary
  • Free with Museum admission ($25 adults; free for children younger than 17)

Explore the formats, materials, and subjects of a variety of artists’ books, then take a page from your own story and create a mixed-media book. Registration required.

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A Closer Look for Kids: See You There! Places in Art

  • Apr. 04, 2020 - Apr. 26, 2020 , Weekends, 10:20am
  • The Museum of Modern Art
  • 11 W. 53rd St., Midtown
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Engage in lively discussions and fun activities while looking closely at modern masterpieces and cutting-edge contemporary art. Each month a new theme is introduced. Kids and adults participate.

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Tours for Fours: Marvelous Materials

  • Apr. 04, 2020 - Apr. 26, 2020 , Weekends, 10:20am
  • The Museum of Modern Art
  • 11 W. 53rd St., Midtown
  • Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Look, listen, and share ideas while you explore modern and contemporary art. Movement, drawing, and other gallery activities give everyone the chance to participate.

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ONLINE CMOM at Home: Storytime Saturday

  • Mar. 28, 2020 - Apr. 25, 2020 , Saturdays, anytime
  • Children's Museum of Manhattan
  • 212 W. 83rd St., Upper West Side
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Feel Good Friday is a day to shape health and wellness in kids, which if learned at an early age, can be beneficial for so many reasons. Physi...

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ONLINE CMOM at Home: Surprise Sunday

  • Mar. 29, 2020 - Apr. 26, 2020 , Sundays, anytime
  • Children's Museum of Manhattan
  • 212 W. 83rd St., Upper West Side
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Surprise Sunday is a day for just that, a surprise activity for children and families. See a new session every week!

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ONLINE Live 'Spring Sunday'

  • Mar. 29, 2020 - Apr. 26, 2020 , Sundays, 11am
  • Rockefeller Center Plaza
  • 30 Rockefeller Plaza, Midtown
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Parents and children of all ages are invited to tune in to “Spring Sunday” on Rockefeller Center’s social media channels where th...

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FAMILY MORNING WITH THE ANIMALS

  • Apr. 04, 2020 - May. 02, 2020 , Saturday 4/4 and 5/2, 10:00am
  • Central Park Zoo
  • East 64th St, Upper East Side
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • $30

Following playful animal-themed activities, children and caregivers visit the Zoo before it opens and watch as animals receive their breakfast.

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Scales, Feathers, and Fur - OH MY!

  • Mar. 13, 2020 - Apr. 11, 2020 , Two Sessions: Fridays, 9:30am and Saturdays, 8:30am
  • Central Park Zoo
  • East 64th St, Upper East Side
  • Pre-school & younger
  • $220

Come play at the Zoo! Join us on this "caregiver and me" 5 session series, where you and your child discover the natural world through animal-themed play and hands-on projects. Each session is led by a Zoo educator and includes an animal guest in the classroom and a guided Zoo visit.

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ONLINE CMOM at Home: Feel Good Friday

  • Mar. 26, 2020 - Apr. 24, 2020 , Fridays, anytime
  • Children's Museum of Manhattan
  • 212 W. 83rd St., Upper West Side
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Feel Good Friday is a day to shape health and wellness in kids, which if learned at an early age, can be beneficial for so many reasons. Physi...

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Brooklyn Game Lab LIVE

  • Mar. 19, 2020 - Apr. 19, 2020 , Wednesday-Sunday, 11am-8pm
  • BrooklynGameLab.com
  • Your Computer,
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Brooklyn Game Lab LIVE is a live stream of content, programming, and discussion for kids and families that stretches from late morning till early e...

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Free Trial: Virtual Piano Lessons

  • Mar. 23, 2020 - Apr. 23, 2020 ,
  • ChoiceMusicStudio.com
  • Your Computer,
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult
  • FREE

Convenient, fast, and simple, online learning gets results. Choice Music Studio has an entire faculty of fantastic musicia...

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ONLINE CMOM at Home: Magical Monday

  • Mar. 23, 2020 - Apr. 27, 2020 , Mondays anytime
  • Children's Museum of Manhattan
  • 212 W. 83rd St., Upper West Side
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Magical Monday is a day for math, science and technology, which helps children develop logical, critical thinking and problem solving skills and al...

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ONLINE CMOM at Home: Move & Groove Tuesday

  • Mar. 24, 2020 - Apr. 28, 2020 , Tuesdays anytime
  • Children's Museum of Manhattan
  • 212 W. 83rd St., Upper West Side
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Magical Monday is a day for math, science and technology, which helps children develop logical, critical thinking and problem solving skills and al...

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ONLINE CMOM at Home: Our World Wednesday

  • Mar. 25, 2020 - Apr. 29, 2020 , Wednesdays, anytime
  • Children's Museum of Manhattan
  • 212 W. 83rd St., Upper West Side
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Our World Wednesday is a day for parents to explore the world with their children. By exposing kids to different cultures at a young age, it broade...

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ONLINE CMOM at Home: Artsy Thursday

  • Mar. 26, 2020 - Apr. 30, 2020 , Thursdays, anytime
  • Children's Museum of Manhattan
  • 212 W. 83rd St., Upper West Side
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Our World Wednesday is a day for parents to explore the world with their children. By exposing kids to different cultures at a young age, it broade...

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ONLINE Family Friday's

  • Mar. 27, 2020 - May. 01, 2020 , New mix every Friday
  • Symphony Space
  • 2537 Broadway, Upper West Side
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Are you home with the kids? Let Symphony Space help you keep them entertained with joyous mixes of songs by some of the best musicians for kid...

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ONLINE Shajam

  • Apr. 03, 2020 - May. 08, 2020 , Fridays, 9am
  • Tkiya
  • , Facebook LIVE
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Get ready, get set...Shabbat! Start your Fridays off right- sing and dance with friends in a Jewish music class like no other. In partnership with ...

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ONLINE Shabbat and Play

  • Apr. 03, 2020 - May. 08, 2020 , Fridays, 4pm
  • Tkiya
  • ,
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Sing, dance, and play your way into Shabbat! 

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ONLINE Sha'Baby

  • Apr. 03, 2020 - May. 08, 2020 , Fridays, 5pm
  • Tkiya
  • ,
  • Baby
  • FREE

Sing, dance, and play your way into Shabbat! 

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NYC Tots: Spring Class Series

  • Apr. 23, 2020 - May. 28, 2020 , Thursdays, 10:00am-12:00pm
  • Museum of the City of New York
  • 1220 Fifth Ave. , Upper East Side
  • Pre-school & younger
  • $180 for one child and one adult

Participate in this six-session course to learn about how the City reawakens in the Spring through song, play, and special art projects. 

 

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ONLINE Treehouse Kidswear DIY Daily Tutorials for Bigs & Littles

  • Mar. 25, 2020 - Jun. 30, 2020 , 10am, ages 2-7; 4pm, ages 8-13
  • Instagram TV
  • ,
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Treehouse Kidswear will be posting DIY art project tutorials each day on their IGTV account. There will be a one session targeted to the young...

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Cosmicomics

  • Apr. 11, 2020 - May. 17, 2020 , Saturdays in April, 2:00pm; Weekends in May, 11:00am and 2:00pm
  • The Flea Theater
  • 20 Thomas St., Tribeca
  • All Ages
  • $17; free for children younger than 1

Qfwfq is a young dinosaur who miraculously survived the Ice Age. They make their way in a magical brave new world, searching for their mother and pondering how to not only evolve but thrive in a world without anyone else who looks the same.

 

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ONLINE Lunchdoodle with Mo Willems

  • Mar. 24, 2020 - Apr. 30, 2020 , Mondays-Fridays, 1pm
  • Mo Willems
  • ,
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Mo Willems invites YOU into his studio every day for his LUNCH DOODLE. Learners worldwide can draw, doodle and explore new ways of writing by visit...

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ONLINE Distance Learning Programming

  • Mar. 24, 2020 - Apr. 30, 2020 , check website for details
  • Beardsley Zoo
  • 1875 Noble Ave., Bridgeport
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo's Distance Learning Programming gives students in Connecticut and beyond an opportunity to learn about ama...

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ONLINE Family Yoga Flow with Nicole

  • Mar. 26, 2020 - May. 07, 2020 , Thursdays, 11am
  • Foster Yoga
  • ,
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Join Yoga Foster founder and executive director Nicole for a 45min class designed for all ages! Focus on relieving tensions in the shoulders and hi...

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ONLINE New Victory Theater Arts Break

  • Mar. 19, 2020 - May. 19, 2020 , weekdays, various times
  • NewVictory.com
  • Your Computer,
  • All Ages
  • FREE

New Victory Theater's Arts Break is an opportunity for families to discover new skills from the comfort of their own homes. Each week follows a...

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The Little Mermaid the Musical

  • Feb. 22, 2020 - Apr. 26, 2020 , Saturdays, 3:00pm; Sundays 11:00am; See website for select special performances
  • The Players Theater
  • 115 MacDougal St., Greenwich Village
  • $32 and up

The story of the Little Mermaid comes to life on the stage! With free family workshop one hour prior to the Saturday 3pm and Sunday 11am performances.

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Studio Art Sessions

  • Feb. 23, 2020 - May. 10, 2020 , Sundays, 1:00-4:00pm (no session 4/5)
  • The Jewish Museum
  • 1109 Fifth Ave., Upper East Side
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • Free with Museum Admission ($18; free for children younger than 19)

Explore new themes each week in these drop-in art workshops. Paint, draw, sculpt, or craft a work of art inspired by exhibitions on view.

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Dig Drop-In

  • Feb. 23, 2020 - May. 10, 2020 , Select Sundays, 12:00-3:00pm
  • The Jewish Museum
  • 1109 Fifth Ave., Upper East Side
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • Free with Museum Admission ($18; free for children younger than 19)

Kids discover a passion for ancient artifacts in the Museum’s simulated archaeological dig. RSVP recommended.

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NYC Children's Theater presents 'Taste The Clouds'

  • Feb. 02, 2020 - Apr. 26, 2020 , Sundays, 10:00am and 12:00pm
  • The Pete at The Flea
  • 20 Thomas Street, Tribeca
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • $20 per ticket

A young girl learns to harness her imagination and uses her senses to better understand the world around her in this new 30-minute production.

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Kid Power

  • Apr. 02, 2020 - Jun. 30, 2020 , Anytime
  • UNICEF
  • ,
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

UNICEF Kid Power is a FREE dance, yoga and activity video platform to help children feel energized and empowered. When kids get active with Kid Pow...

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Harry Potter at Home

  • Apr. 02, 2020 - Jun. 30, 2020 , Anytime
  • Wizarding World
  • ,
  • All Ages
  • FREE

The WizardingWorld.com has built a dedicated space for you to visit which they’ll be updating all the time for your enjoyment. This special H...

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Storybook Reading and Activity

  • Jan. 11, 2020 - Apr. 11, 2020 , Saturday 1/11, 2/8, 3/14, and 4/11, 1:00pm
  • National Museum of the American Indian
  • 1 Bowling Green, Lower Manhattan
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Join museum staff in the imagiNATIONS Activity Center classroom for a storybook reading and related make-and-take activity.

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THE MAGICIAN'S ASSISTANT!

  • Mar. 21, 2020 - Jun. 20, 2020 , See website for days and times
  • The Kraine Theater
  • 85 East 4th Street , New York
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • $15 adults; $5 children

This adult friendly physical comedy for kids 3-10 is about the transformative power of believing in yourself and asking for help. 

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COQUÍ CLUB

  • Feb. 01, 2020 - May. 06, 2020 , First Wednesday and Saturday of each month, 9:30am and 11:00am
  • El Museo Del Barrio
  • 1230 Fifth Ave., East Harlem
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

With time for play, storytelling, a museum walk and art making, Coquí Club provides a fun and active way to explore El Museo and enjoy creative themes together.

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ONLINE Tot Shabbat

  • Apr. 04, 2020 - Jul. 11, 2020 , Saturdays, 10am
  • Tkiya
  • , Facebook LIVE
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Enjoy an informal, free, and fun Shabbat experience, especially for families with children up to five years of age. Singing, dancing, praying, and ...

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Saturday Morning Show

  • Jan. 11, 2020 - Apr. 25, 2020 , Saturdays, 10:00am
  • Brookfield Place - Hudson Eats
  • 230 Vesey St. , Financial District
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Bring the family down to Hudson Eats for weekly performances by magicians, musicians, storytellers, and more!

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ANGELINA BALLERINA THE MUSICAL

  • Feb. 02, 2020 - May. 17, 2020 , Select Sundays, 11:00am
  • SoHo Playhouse
  • 15 Vandam St., Soho
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • $25 and up

Based on the CG-animated series, "Angelina Ballerina The Next Steps," Angelina Ballerina The Musical is a family-friendly show that will have the entire audience dancing in the aisles. 

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New York City Ballet Access Workshop for Children with Autism

  • Feb. 08, 2020 - May. 23, 2020 , 2/8 and 5/23, 1:00pm
  • Samuel B & David Rose Building, 7th Floor
  • 165 West 65th Street between Broadway and Amsterdam, Upper West Side
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • Free

Join the artists of New York City Ballet in this one-hour movement workshop especially designed for children with autism and developmental disabilities.

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St John's Choristers

  • Feb. 12, 2020 - Jun. 03, 2020 , Wednesdays, 3:45-4:30pm
  • St John's in the Village
  • 218 West Eleventh Street, New York City
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Training in music fundamentals and singing for children 7 and up. The program is open to children from throughout the city. As part of the program they sing once a month at a Sunday service.

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imagiNATIONS Activity Center

  • Feb. 12, 2020 - Jun. 07, 2020 , daily, 10:00am-4:30pm
  • National Museum of the American Indian
  • 1 Bowling Green, Lower Manhattan
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Through a variety of hands-on activities, visitors to the Center can explore Native scientific discoveries and inventions that are so amazing, many continue to affect the world today.

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Riverside Green Club

  • Apr. 30, 2020 - Aug. 26, 2020 , 4/30, 5/27, 6/25, 7/29, 8/26, 3:30pm
  • New York Public Library - Riverside
  • 127 Amsterdam Avenue, Lincoln Square
  • Tween, Teen
  • FREE

Learn about the environment, green/renewable energy, and gardening with some hands-on activities.

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The Three Little Pigs

  • Feb. 01, 2020 - Jun. 07, 2020 , Saturday and Sunday, 2/1-2/2 and 6/6-6/7, 11:00am and 1:00pm
  • 14th Street Y
  • 344 E. 14th St., East Village
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult
  • $12; family 4-pack for $30

The classic tale retold with hilarious puppet pigs and a silly wolf - with an emphasis on ‘being prepared’.

 

 

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Planet Play

  • Dec. 14, 2019 - Apr. 25, 2020 , Select Saturdays, 9:30am
  • The Wetherby-Pembridge School
  • 7 E. 96th St. , Upper East Side
  • Pre-school & younger
  • $15 per person

Welcome to Planet Play: our magical world of sensory learning, wonder and exploration for babies and toddlers ages 0-3 years. These 45 minute sessi...

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Open Studio

  • Feb. 09, 2020 - Jun. 28, 2020 , Weekends, 10:30am-3:00pm
  • Whitney Museum of American Art
  • 99 Gansevoort St., Meatpacking District
  • All Ages
  • Free with museum admission ($25; free for anyone younger than 19)

Get creative in the Whitney’s Hearst Artspace! Join us to make your own art inspired by works on view in current exhibitions. Each week we offer a different art making project.

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Planet Play

  • Nov. 09, 2019 - Apr. 24, 2020 , select Saturdays, 9:30am
  • The Wetherby-Pembridge School
  • 7 E. 96th St., New York
  • Pre-school & younger
  • $15 per person

These 45-minute sessions encourage young children ages 0-3 to explore the world around them through songs, music, and movement in a wonderful sensory experience.

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Jazz for Kids

  • Dec. 08, 2019 - May. 31, 2020 , Sundays, doors open at 1:00pm
  • Jazz Standard
  • 116 E. 27th Street, Murray Hill
  • All Ages
  • FREE

The Jazz Standard Youth Orchestra gives a free weekly concert.

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Frozen

  • Feb. 12, 2020 - Aug. 09, 2020 , See website for days and times
  • St. James Theater
  • 246 West 44th Street, New York
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult
  • $64.50 and up

The animated smash hit comes to life on the Broadway stage. 

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WAKE UP, DAISY!

  • Mar. 24, 2020 - Sep. 20, 2020 , See website for days and times
  • Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre in Central Park
  • W. 81st Street and Central Park West, Upper West Side
  • All Ages
  • $8-12

This original marionette production new to the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre is a modern retelling of the classic tale “Sleeping Beauty.”

 

 

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American Museum of Natural History Presents: Volcanoes: The Fires of Creation

  • Jan. 06, 2020 - Jul. 05, 2020 , daily, 10:30am-4:30pm
  • American Museum of Natural History
  • Central Park West at 79th Street, Upper West Side
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult, All Ages
  • $28 adult; $16.50 children ages 2-12; $22.50 seniors and students

Discover how volcanoes have created extraordinary ecosystems and wildlife habitats.

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CHALK (A SILENT COMEDY.)

  • Feb. 17, 2020 - Aug. 29, 2020 , see website for showtimes
  • The Kraine Theater
  • 85 East 4th Street , East Village
  • All Ages
  • $15 adult; $12 parent with child; $5 children younger than 13

A charismatic clown discovers magic chalk that makes everything he draws come to life in this fantastical one-man show guaranteed to delight audiences of all ages!

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'The Wizard of Oz': A Jazz Musical for All Ages

  • Jun. 29, 2019 - Jun. 20, 2020 , See website for days and times
  • Harlem Rep/Tato Laviera Theatre
  • 240 E. 123rd St., Harlem
  • All Ages
  • $10 general admission; $20 premium seating

With its timeless score, this show is a magical experience.

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THURSDAY STORIES W/THE ECLECTIC LIBRARIAN

  • Dec. 05, 2019 - Jun. 25, 2020 , Thursdays, 3:30pm
  • Sugar Hill Children's Museum of Art & Storytelling
  • 898 St. Nicholas Ave., Harlem
  • All Ages
  • $7 adults; $4 children ages 9-17; free for children younger than 9

Help “Eclectic Librarian” and local resident Carletta Joy Walker choose the book of the week, and bring each story to life! 

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FRIDAY VIRTUOUS JOURNEYS

  • Dec. 06, 2019 - Jun. 26, 2020 , Fridays, 3:30pm
  • Sugar Hill Children's Museum of Art & Storytelling
  • 898 St. Nicholas Ave., Harlem
  • All Ages
  • $7 adults; $4 children ages 9-17; free for children younger than 9

Enjoy amazing stories filled with virtues like Courage, Grace, Humility, and Love. Be sure to sing along, dance, and even play musical instruments.

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SHOWTIME SATURDAYS with Alexander

  • Dec. 07, 2019 - Jun. 27, 2020 , Saturdays, 1:00pm
  • Sugar Hill Children's Museum of Art & Storytelling
  • 898 St. Nicholas Ave., Harlem
  • All Ages
  • $7 adults; $4 children ages 9-17; free for children younger than 9

Move your body, make music, and be a part of the story!

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Sunday Funday

  • Dec. 08, 2019 - Jun. 28, 2020 , Sundays, 1:00pm
  • Sugar Hill Children's Museum of Art & Storytelling
  • 898 St. Nicholas Ave., Harlem
  • All Ages
  • $7 adults; $4 children ages 9-17; free for children younger than 9

Sing, dance, and play with the magical musical stories performed on a Sunday afternoon.

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Tales from the Shed

  • Sep. 14, 2019 - May. 09, 2020 , See website for days and times
  • Founders’ Hall The Wetherby-Pembridge School
  • 7 E 96th St, Upper East Side
  • Pre-school & younger
  • $15 per person

Vibrant, interactive theatre shows in which the children take the lead.

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ONLINE Learn to Juggle

  • Mar. 27, 2020 - Dec. 31, 2020 , Anytime
  • Big Apple Circus
  • ,
  • All Ages
  • FREE

As long as you have a plastic bag, socks (or even a baby toy!) Big Apple Circus producer, Jack Marsh can teach you how to juggle. Learn how to jugg...

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T. rex: The Ultimate Predator

  • Mar. 11, 2019 - Aug. 09, 2020 , daily, 10am-5:45pm
  • The American Museum of Natural History
  • 200 Central Park West , Upper West Side
  • All Ages
  • Free with admission: $23; $18 seniors and students; $13 for children ages 2-12

This exhibit will reveal the amazing story of the most iconic dinosaur in the world through life-sized models, a virtual reality experience, and more.

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Second Saturdays Trailwork Party + Bike Share at Highbridge Bike Park

  • Sep. 14, 2019 - Sep. 10, 2022 , Second Saturday of each month, 10:00am-3:00pm
  • Highbridge Park
  • West 174th Street and Amsterdam Ave., Washington Heights/Bronx
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Learn what it takes to build, maintain, and ride the most progressive urban bike park in America.

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