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The Butterfly Conservatory at the American Museum of Natural History

The Butterfly Conservatory is made up of a vivarium and a long hallway with information, photos, and butterfly specimens. This is one of the museum's most popular annual seasonal exhibitions.

When: Sunday, January 1 - Monday, May 29, See website for weekly hours
Where: American Museum of Natural History, Central Park West at 79th Street, New York, NY See details »

Weather Or Not, That Is The Question

Children?s Museum of the Arts is pleased to announce Weather or Not, That is the Question, an exhibition about the power, mystery, and grandeur of weather and its impact on our environment. From...

When: Thursday, February 2 - Sunday, May 21, See Museum Hours
Where: Children's Museum of the Arts, 103 Charlton Street, New York, NY See details »

The Amazing Max

Max Darwin earned the moniker ?The Amazing Max? for his extraordinary skills as a magician and also for his ability to entertain adult audiences while keeping the little ones spellbound. Max...

When: Saturday, February 11 - Sunday, March 12, See Website For Schedule
Where: Theater at Blessed Sacrament, 152 West 71st Street, New York, NY See details »

Sesame Street Live: Make A New Friend

No matter where you?re from or where you?ve been, everyone is special ? so join in! Elmo, Grover, Abby Cadabby, and their Sesame Street friends welcome Chamki, Grover?s friend from India, to Sesame...

When: Thursday, February 16 - Sunday, February 26, Times vary; See website
Where: Madison Square Garden, 4 Pennsylvania Plaza, New York, NY See details »

Love That Dog

Featuring the poetry of Robert Frost, William Carlos Williams, and Walter Dean Myers, LOVE THAT DOG is a contemporary story about discovering the power of your own voice. Based on the book by...

When: Saturday, February 18 - Sunday, March 5
Where: A.R.T./New York Theatres, 502 West 53rd Street, New York, NY See details »

Please Bring Balloons

An interactive, multi-sensory theater experience created for our youngest audience members. Based on Lindsay Ward?s beautiful illustrated book, PLEASE BRING BALLOONS will be a fun and dynamic...

When: Saturday, February 18 - Sunday, March 5
Where: A.R.T./New York Theatres, 502 West 53rd Street, New York, NY See details »

The Orchid Show: Thailand

The Orchid Show celebrates its 15th year at The New York Botanical Garden with an homage to the wealth of orchids and rich cultural history of Thailand. Thailand is home to more than 1,200 native...

When: Saturday, February 18 - Sunday, April 9, Times vary; See website
Where: New York Botanical Gardens, 2900 Southern Boulevard, New York, NY See details »

Water on Mars

There's juggling, and then there's this. When the three-man troupe of WATER ON MARS hits the New Vic stage flinging rings, balls and clubs in hypnotic streaks of lite-brite neon, everything is...

When: Wednesday, February 22 - Sunday, February 26, Times vary; See website
Where: New Victory Theater, 209 West 42nd Street, New York, NY See details »

New York International Children's Festival

During four weekends in the month of March, the Festival invites families to explore the world without leaving NYC ? and over 25,000 parents, children, and filmmakers are treated to the best new...

When: Friday, February 24 - Sunday, March 19, Times vary; See website
Where: Festival venues vary depending on film/program. See website for Manhattan locations., New York, NY See details »

FAMILY FUN: RE-IMAGINING PAINTING

Location: Floor Three, Laurie M. Tisch Education Center, Hearst Artspace Families create hands-on art projects inspired by discussion and activities in the galleries. This month, see how artists...

When: Saturday, February 25, 2:30–4:30pm
Where: Whitney Museum of American Art, 99 Gansevoort Street, New York, NY 10014 See details »

Gustafer Yellowgold Show Shows

Saturday, February 25 at 11 am Gustafer Yellowgold Show http://www.symphonyspace.org/event/9342/Family/just-kidding-the-gustafer-yellowgold-show A 2016 GRAMMY Award nominee, Morgan Taylor's...

When: Saturday, February 25, 11 am
Where: Symphony Space, 2537 Broadway at 95th Street, New York, NY 10025 See details »

Just Kidding: The Gustafer Yellowgold Show

The Gustafer Yellowgold Show features live music, hand drawn onscreen animations, and vivid storytelling. With its unique crossover appeal, the show has been the wild-card opening act for Wilco and...

When: Saturday, February 25, 11:00 AM
Where: Symphony Space, 2537 Broadway, New York, NY See details »

SKETCHING TOUR: THE ARTIST’S HAND Museums

Explore current exhibitions through drawing! Look closely at works of art and create sketches based on what you see. This month explore brush strokes, blots, and dots to learn how artists make...

When: Saturday, February 25, 10–11 am
Where: Whitney Museum of American Art, 99 Gansevoort Street, New York, NY 10014 See details »

Story Time at Books of Wonder

Bring your young readers and listeners to Books of Wonder and join us for our ever-popular Storytime. Each week, we choose several books from our shelves (based on the age of the children...

When: Saturday, February 25 - Sunday, February 26, 11:00 AM; 11:30 AM
Where: Books of Wonder, 18 West 18th Street, New York, NY See details »

STROLLER TOUR: FAST FORWARD: PAINTING FROM THE 1980S Museums

Location: Floor Seven, Robert W. Wilson Galleries Join Whitney Teaching Fellows, PhD candidates in art history, on engaging tours that highlight works in the exhibition Fast Forward: Painting...

When: Saturday, February 25, 9:30–10:30 AM
Where: Whitney Museum of American Art, 99 Gansevoort Street, New York, NY 10014 See details »

WHITNEY WEES: EXPRESSING EMOTIONS

Bring your little ones to enjoy an interactive experience of looking, sharing, and working together in the galleries. This month, laugh, cry, shout, and let it all out! Visit Human Interest:...

When: Saturday, February 25, 10–11 am
Where: Whitney Museum of American Art, 99 Gansevoort Street, New York, NY 10014 See details »

Little New Yorkers: Regards to the Man in the Moon

Do you ever play pretend or see things that no one else can? This week Little New-Yorkers is learning all about imagination. We will read Regards to the Man in the Moon by Ezra Jack Keats and...

When: Tuesday, February 28, 3:30-4:15 PM
Where: New York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West, New York, NY See details »

Maeve in America Live! Shows

On March 1st, Maeve in America will be live at SubCulture with special guests — including the data editor at The Guardian US, Mona Chalabi; the nationally acclaimed poet and educator, Yosimar...

When: Wednesday, March 1, 8:00 PM
Where: SubCulture, 45 Bleeker Street, New York, NY 10012 See details »

Read Aloud of First Mozambican Children’s Book Library Events

CouldYou?, a nonprofit organization working to end poverty in Mozambique hosts a reading of the first Mozambican children's book at the New York Public Library.The read aloud takes place on...

When: Thursday, March 2, 2:00
Where: 53rd Street Public Library, 18 W 53rd St, New York, NY 10019 See details »

Read Aloud of First Mozambican Children’s Book

CouldYou?, a nonprofit organization working to end poverty in Mozambique hosts a reading of the first Mozambican children's book at the New York Public Library.The read aloud takes place on...

When: Thursday, March 2, 2:00
Where: 53rd Street Public Library, 18 W 53rd St, New York, NY 10019 See details »

Little New Yorkers: Regards to the Man in the Moon

Do you ever play pretend or see things that no one else can? This week Little New-Yorkers is learning all about imagination. We will read Regards to the Man in the Moon by Ezra Jack Keats and...

When: Friday, March 3, 3:30-4:15 PM
Where: New York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West, New York, NY See details »

Story Time at Books of Wonder

Bring your young readers and listeners to Books of Wonder and join us for our ever-popular Storytime. Each week, we choose several books from our shelves (based on the age of the children...

When: Saturday, March 4 - Sunday, March 5, 11:00 AM; 11:30 AM
Where: Books of Wonder, 18 West 18th Street, New York, NY See details »

Watson Adventures’ Whodunnit Family Scavenger Hunt Museums

A crazed killer is on the loose at the Met Museum, and it’s up to you to stop him! The killer has created a scavenger hunt that, when completed, reveals his name, the weapon he used and where he...

When: Saturday, March 4, 10:30am
Where: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10028 See details »

Autism-Friendly Performance of Aladdin Special Needs

Theatre Development Fund's Autism Theatre Initiative is proud to present an autism-friendly performance of Aladdin. This is a special performance for individuals on the autism spectrum, as well as...

When: Sunday, March 5, 1pm
Where: New Amsterdam Theatre, 214 W. 42nd Street, New York, NY 10036 See details »

Aging Magician

AGING MAGICIAN is an epic new opera-theater work that tells the story of Harold, an aging clockmaker near the end of his unusual life. A string quartet and Brooklyn Youth Chorus help Harold uncover...

When: Saturday, March 11 - Sunday, March 12, Times vary; See website
Where: New Victory Theater, 209 West 42nd Street, New York, NY See details »

Danny Weinkauf and The Red Pants Band Music

Danny Weinkauf and The Red Pants Band 11am 14-17 http://www.symphonyspace.org/event/9345/Family/just-kidding-danny-weinkauf-and-his-red-pants-band Get ready to rock with Danny Weinkauf and...

When: Saturday, March 11, 11 am
Where: Symphony Space, 2537 Broadway at 95th Street, New York, NY 10025 See details »

FamilyDay@theCenter: Make it Modern Arts & Crafts

Two sessions: 11 am - 1 pm or 2 pm - 4 pm Families will explore our current exhibition Architecture of Independence - African Modernism, then create their own buildings in the modernist style.

When: Saturday, March 11, 11 am - 1 pm or 2 pm - 4 pm
Where: Center for Architecture, 536 LaGuardia Place, New York, NY 10012 See details »

Space Pirate Puppy Musical

Earth has gone to the dogs, the humans have disappeared, and the Space Pirates are about to invade. Join the Dogstar Fleet on an intergalactic musical mission to seek the knowledge of the Oracle...

When: Saturday, March 11, 12:00 PM
Where: The Kraine Theater, 85 East 4th Street, New York, NY See details »

Watson Adventures’ Grand Central Scramble Family Scavenger Hunt Museums

Uncover the secrets of this amazing station as you go nuts in the Whispering Gallery, learn a secret about the stars, find TV celebs in the food court, stand on fish beneath an upside-down tree and...

When: Saturday, March 11, 10:30am
Where: Grand Central Station, 89 East 42nd Street, New York, NY 10017 See details »

Your Mind Is Bigger When You Like Something Beautiful! Classes for Kids

The Learning to Like the World class is taught by flutist Barbara Allen and educator Robert Murphy. This month's class will be based on "About Beautiful Things," a chapter of Eli Siegel's...

When: Saturday, March 18, 11am-12:15pm
Where: Aesthetic Realism Foundation, 141 Greene Street, New York, NY 10003 See details »

Watson Adventures’ Wizard School Scavenger Hunt for Harry Potter Fans Museums

Follow in the footsteps of young wizards on a scavenger hunt at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in search of art that echoes characters, objects and places in the Harry Potter books and movies.

When: Saturday, March 25, 10:30am
Where: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10028 See details »

Space Pirate Puppy Musical

Earth has gone to the dogs, the humans have disappeared, and the Space Pirates are about to invade. Join the Dogstar Fleet on an intergalactic musical mission to seek the knowledge of the Oracle...

When: Saturday, April 8, 12:00 PM
Where: The Kraine Theater, 85 East 4th Street, New York, NY See details »

People Long Ago--Are We Like Them? Classes for Kids

Guest teacher Dr. Arnold Perey will conduct this Learning to Like the World class, which is based on the Aesthetic Realism of Eli Siegel. Dr. Perey says, "People, everywhere, from the grasslands...

When: Saturday, April 15, 11am-12:15pm
Where: Aesthetic Realism Foundation, 141 Greene Street, New York, NY 10012 See details »

Pediatric Cancer Foundation 23rd Annual Walkathon Fundraisers

Stomp out pediatric cancer one step at a time! 5K Walk and Fun Family Day with special appearances by Z100’s Street Team and Guest Performer Jax, pediatric cancer survivor and American Idol Season...

When: Sunday, April 16, 10 AM - 1:30 PM
Where: Riverside Park, West 79th Street Boat Basin Rotunda, Riverside Park, NYC, New York, NY 10024 See details »

NYCB Children's Workshops

Join the artists of New York City Ballet in this 45-minute pre-performance exploration of the music, movement, and themes of a ballet featured in the matinee performance. NYCB Teaching Artists...

When: Saturday, April 22, 12:45 PM
Where: New York City Ballet Rehearsal Studios, 165 West 65th Street, New York, NY See details »

Space Pirate Puppy Musical

Earth has gone to the dogs, the humans have disappeared, and the Space Pirates are about to invade. Join the Dogstar Fleet on an intergalactic musical mission to seek the knowledge of the Oracle...

When: Saturday, May 13, 12:00 PM
Where: The Kraine Theater, 85 East 4th Street, New York, NY See details »

NYCB Children's Workshops

Join the artists of New York City Ballet in this 45-minute pre-performance exploration of the music, movement, and themes of a ballet featured in the matinee performance. NYCB Teaching Artists...

When: Sunday, May 28, 12:45 PM
Where: New York City Ballet Rehearsal Studios, 165 West 65th Street, New York, NY See details »

Space Pirate Puppy Musical

Earth has gone to the dogs, the humans have disappeared, and the Space Pirates are about to invade. Join the Dogstar Fleet on an intergalactic musical mission to seek the knowledge of the Oracle...

When: Saturday, June 10, 12:00 PM
Where: The Kraine Theater, 85 East 4th Street, New York, NY See details »

Space Pirate Puppy Musical

Earth has gone to the dogs, the humans have disappeared, and the Space Pirates are about to invade. Join the Dogstar Fleet on an intergalactic musical mission to seek the knowledge of the Oracle...

When: Saturday, July 8, 12:00 PM
Where: The Kraine Theater, 85 East 4th Street, New York, NY See details »

Space Pirate Puppy Musical

Earth has gone to the dogs, the humans have disappeared, and the Space Pirates are about to invade. Join the Dogstar Fleet on an intergalactic musical mission to seek the knowledge of the Oracle...

When: Saturday, August 12, 12:00 PM
Where: The Kraine Theater, 85 East 4th Street, New York, NY See details »

Family Fun: Political Portraits Museums

Location: Floor Three, Laurie M. Tisch Education Center, Hearst Artspace Families create hands-on art projects inspired by discussion and activities in the galleries. Debate, question, protest!...

When: Saturday, January 21, 2:30–4:30 PM
Where: Whitney Museum, 99 Gansevoort Street, New York, NY 10014 See details »

Sketching Tour: Women in Art Museums

Explore current exhibitions through drawing! Look closely at works of art and create sketches based on what you see. This month, discover how artists represent women in the exhibition Human...

When: Wednesday, December 31, 10–11 am
Where: Whitney Museum of American Art, 99 Gansevoort Street, New york, NY 10014 See details »

Whitney Wees: Expressing Emotions Arts & Crafts

Bring your little ones to enjoy an interactive experience of looking, sharing, and working together in the galleries. This month, laugh, cry, shout, and let it all out! Visit Human Interest:...

When: Wednesday, December 31, 10–11 am
Where: Whitney Museum of American Art, 99 Gansevoort Street, new york, NY 10014 See details »

Earth Day New York 2017 Festivals & Fairs

Join us at our annual outdoor Earth Day New York 2017 event as we kick off our countdown to the 50th anniversary of Earth Day! The event features dozens of green exhibitors, including...

When: Tuesday, April 18, 12-7 PM
Where: Union Square, Broadway and E. 17th St., New York, NY 10003 See details »

Whitney Wees: Painting and Cinema! Arts & Crafts

Bring your little ones to enjoy an interactive experience of looking, sharing, and working together in the galleries. This month, visit Carmen Herrera: Lines of Sight and Dreamlands: Immersive...

When: Sunday, December 3, 10–11 am
Where: Whitney Museum of American Art, 99 Gansevoort Street, New York, NY 10014 See details »

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