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Grand Opening of The Secret World Inside You

Get ready, get set, EXPLORE! The Secret World Inside You will take families on a tour through the human body. In this hands-on exhibit, children will learn about the tiny microbes that exist...

When: Saturday, November 7 - Sunday, August 14, See Museum Hours See details »

Art Lab: Process

What inspires artists? What inspires you? Discover different ways of making art and engage in your own creative process in our newest lab. Visitors can design a chair, sketch a still life, assemble...

When: Tuesday, March 1 - Wednesday, August 31, Saturday - Thursday 10:30 AM - 4:30 PM; Friday 10:30 AM - 6:30 PM
Where: Museum of Modern Art, 11 West 53rd Street, New York, NY 10019 See details »

The Art and Whimsy of Mo Willems Arts & Crafts

The Art and Whimsy of Mo Willems exhibition brings together original art, sketches, and inspirational drawings from Willem's most popular series, plus stand-alone classics such as Leonardo the...

When: Friday, April 29 - Sunday, September 25, See Museum Hours
Where: New York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West, New York, NY See details »

Explorers' Club Classes for Kids

Equipped with magnifying lenses, binoculars, pocket microscopes, and field guides, kids will head outdoors and examine the natural world of Battery Park City’s parks. Learning about plants,...

When: Monday, May 2 - Monday, June 20, 4 - 5:30pm
Where: 6 River Terrace, 6 River Terrace, New York, NY 10282 See details »

American Ballet Theatre Spring 2016 Family Series

This Spring at the Metropolitan Opera House, share the magic of ballet with the children in your life! These Family Series will delight all children, regardless of their previous exposure to dance....

When: Monday, May 9 - Saturday, July 2, Mondays - Fridays 7:30pm, Wednesdays and Saturdays 2:00pm, Saturdays 8:00pm
Where: Metropolitan Opera House, Lincoln Center, 30 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York, NY 10023 See details »

You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown

Spend a typical couple of days in the lives of Charlie Brown and his pint-sized philosopher friends - from bright, uncertain morning to starlit, hopeful evening - and all of the lonely brown-bag...

When: Tuesday, May 24 - Sunday, May 29, Times Vary; See Website
Where: The York Theater Company, 619 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY 10022 See details »

That PHYSICS Show!

Lifetime professional physics demonstrator David Maiullo brings his scientific "magic" from the world of physics to the off-Broadway stage in THAT PHYSICS SHOW! Based on the hundreds of physics...

When: Friday, May 27 - Sunday, May 29, Friday 7:00 PM; Saturday 3:00 PM & 7:00 PM, Sunday 3:00 PM
Where: Elektra Theater, 300 West 43rd Street, New York, NY 10036 See details »

Storytime and Character Visit: Pete the Cat

He loves his white shoes, he loves his blue shoes, he loves his red shoes... that's right, Pete the Cat is here! We'll be reading stories and doing crafts and no matter what, this funny cat won't...

When: Saturday, May 28 - Sunday, May 29, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM; 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: The Strand Bookstore, 828 Broadway, New York, NY 10003 See details »

Imagination Playground

Spring is here! Imagination Playground will meet in the museum garden. Enter on 90th Street and 5th Avenue. Design Tales is a free literacy-based design program for pre-school children and their...

When: Monday, May 30, 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Where: Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum, 2 East 91st Street, New York, NY 10128 See details »

You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown

Spend a typical couple of days in the lives of Charlie Brown and his pint-sized philosopher friends - from bright, uncertain morning to starlit, hopeful evening - and all of the lonely brown-bag...

When: Tuesday, May 31 - Sunday, June 5, Times Vary; See Website
Where: The York Theater Company, 619 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY 10022 See details »

A Rawther Fancy Tea Party at the Plaza

Come enjoy our rawther fancy tea at Eloise at The Plaza every Friday. We serve hot tea, pink lemonade, tea sandwiches (egg salad, cucumber/cream cheese and jelly/cream cheese), fruit kabobs and...

When: Friday, June 3, 4:00 - 5:00 PM
Where: The Plaza Hotel, 678 5th Avenue, New York, NY 10019 See details »

MoMA Story Time

Join in on the fun during an interactive story time in Art Lab. Recommended for kids ages two and up and their adult companions. Art Labs offer a gateway to the collection, allowing visitors to go...

When: Friday, June 3, 11:00 AM
Where: Museum of Modern Art, 11 West 53rd Street, New York, NY 10019 See details »

Sunset Singing Circle

Sing together! Share rounds and folk songs. Sunset Singing Circles are a relaxing way to end the busy week and a wonderful opportunity for people to get together and sing in a casual and...

When: Friday, June 3, 7:00 PM
Where: Wagner Park, Battery Place, New York, NY See details »

FamilyDay@theCenter: Building Ornament Arts & Crafts

The Greenwich Village neighborhood boasts many beautiful buildings with exquisite architectural details. In this workshop, we'll start with a neighborhood walk to find examples of different types...

When: Saturday, June 4, 11am - 1pm and 2pm - 4pm
Where: Center for Architecture, 536 La Guardia Place, New York, NY 10012 See details »

SKETCHING TOUR: DISTORTION AND ABSTRACTION Museums

FOR FAMILIES WITH KIDS AGES 6–10 Explore current exhibitions through drawing! Look closely at works of art and create experimental sketches inspired by what you see. This month, join us to explore...

When: Saturday, June 4, 10:00am-11:00am
Where: Whitney Museum of American Art, 99 Gansevoort Street, New York, NY 10014 See details »

The Commedia Cinderella

Ragtag Theatre, a troupe of poor traveling ?Italian? actors, present a hilarious zany musical romp through their latest twisted retelling of the fairytale ?Cinderella? done in the style of Commedia...

When: Saturday, June 4, 11:00 AM
Where: Soho Theater, 15 Vandam Street, New York, NY 10013 See details »

Watson Adventures’ The Museum Strikes Back Family Scavenger Hunt for Star Wars Fans Museums

Kids and adults explore the galaxy of the Museum of Natural History in search of artifacts that echo the characters, creatures and planets of Star Wars. This unique family scavenger hunt references...

When: Saturday, June 4, 10:30 AM
Where: American Museum of Natural History, 200 Central Park West, New York, NJ 10024 See details »

WHITNEY WEES: PORTRAITS WITHOUT PEOPLE! Museums

Bring your little ones to enjoy an interactive experience of looking, sharing, and working together in the galleries. This month, explore the exhibition Human Interest: Portraits from the Whitney’s...

When: Saturday, June 4, 10:00am-11:00am
Where: Whitney Museum of American Art, 99 Gansevoort Street, New York, NY 10014 See details »

Street Science Festivals & Fairs

Walk on water, blast objects into orbit, and drive a robot! Featuring over 60 interactive demonstrations, larger than life activities, and mind-blowing experiments, this exhibition unleashes...

When: Sunday, June 5, 10AM-6PM
Where: Washington Square Park, 1 Washington Sq E, New York, NY 10011 See details »

Gateway Storytime in the Discovery Room

Enjoy a special story hour at the American Museum of Natural History every Monday morning. Space is limited and tickets are distributed on a first-come, first-served basis.

When: Monday, June 6, 10:15 AM & 11:15 PM
Where: American Museum of Natural History, Central Park West at 79th Street, New York, NY 10024 See details »

You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown

Spend a typical couple of days in the lives of Charlie Brown and his pint-sized philosopher friends - from bright, uncertain morning to starlit, hopeful evening - and all of the lonely brown-bag...

When: Tuesday, June 7 - Sunday, June 12, Times Vary; See Website
Where: The York Theater Company, 619 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY 10022 See details »

A Rawther Fancy Tea Party at the Plaza

Come enjoy our rawther fancy tea at Eloise at The Plaza every Friday. We serve hot tea, pink lemonade, tea sandwiches (egg salad, cucumber/cream cheese and jelly/cream cheese), fruit kabobs and...

When: Friday, June 10, 4:00 - 5:00 PM
Where: The Plaza Hotel, 678 5th Avenue, New York, NY 10019 See details »

Sunset Singing Circle

Sing together! Share rounds and folk songs. Sunset Singing Circles are a relaxing way to end the busy week and a wonderful opportunity for people to get together and sing in a casual and...

When: Friday, June 10, 7:00 PM
Where: Wagner Park, Battery Place, New York, NY See details »

The Commedia Cinderella

Ragtag Theatre, a troupe of poor traveling ?Italian? actors, present a hilarious zany musical romp through their latest twisted retelling of the fairytale ?Cinderella? done in the style of Commedia...

When: Saturday, June 11, 11:00 AM
Where: Soho Theater, 15 Vandam Street, New York, NY 10013 See details »

Adopting as a Single Parent

Online Webinar FREE Are you thinking about becoming a single parent through adoption? In this FREE webinar we’ll help you understand the options available to you, such as international and...

When: Sunday, June 12, 6:30pm-7:30pm See details »

Bagels & Blox

Join us for Bagels & Blox. We'll provide food, child care, and fun - all you have to do is enjoy breakfast and connect with other parents while your kids play! Our early childhood experts will be...

When: Sunday, June 12, 10:30am-12:30pm See details »

Carnegie Kids: Shine and the Moonbeams

Singer-songwriter Shawana ?Shine? Kemp and her band bring soulful R&B and funk music to audiences of all ages through their interactive, family-friendly concerts. Backed by guitar, bass, and drums,...

When: Sunday, June 12, 12:00 PM, 2:00 PM
Where: Resnick Education Wing, 57th St and Seventh Ave, New York, NY See details »

Ibsen, Bach, &--What Interferes with Love! Shows

Aesthetic Realism Theatre Co. presents a magnificent understanding of one of the great plays of the world, and what men and women everywhere are hoping to know: What is love, really? What makes it...

When: Sunday, June 12, 2:30pm-4pm
Where: Aesthetic Realism Foundation, 141 Greene Street, New York, NY 10012 See details »

Outdoor Movie Night: Jurassic World Movies

Where better to see a movie than in the great outdoors on Randall’s Island, surrounded by stunning urban vistas! RIPA, in partnership with the NYC Parks Department, is excited to screen multiple...

When: Sunday, June 12, 8pm
Where: Randall's Island Park, Short walk from base of 103rd St. Bridge, New York, NY 10035 See details »

Press Play album release concert: Brady Rymer and the Little Band That Could Music

Brady and his rootsy band celebrate the release of a new album called "Press Play" with a full band show. Brady Rymer is a two-time GRAMMY Award nominee and one of the top talents in the...

When: Sunday, June 12, 11am
Where: City Winery, 155 Varick Street New York, NY, New York, NY 10013 See details »

Gateway Storytime in the Discovery Room

Enjoy a special story hour at the American Museum of Natural History every Monday morning. Space is limited and tickets are distributed on a first-come, first-served basis.

When: Monday, June 13, 10:15 AM & 11:15 PM
Where: American Museum of Natural History, Central Park West at 79th Street, New York, NY 10024 See details »

You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown

Spend a typical couple of days in the lives of Charlie Brown and his pint-sized philosopher friends - from bright, uncertain morning to starlit, hopeful evening - and all of the lonely brown-bag...

When: Tuesday, June 14 - Sunday, June 19, Times Vary; See Website
Where: The York Theater Company, 619 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY 10022 See details »

A Rawther Fancy Tea Party at the Plaza

Come enjoy our rawther fancy tea at Eloise at The Plaza every Friday. We serve hot tea, pink lemonade, tea sandwiches (egg salad, cucumber/cream cheese and jelly/cream cheese), fruit kabobs and...

When: Friday, June 17, 4:00 - 5:00 PM
Where: The Plaza Hotel, 678 5th Avenue, New York, NY 10019 See details »

Adoption 101 Webinar

Considering adopting? Want to learn about adoption programs at Spence-Chapin? Join us for an adoption 101 webinar which provides an overview of the current landscape of international and domestic...

When: Friday, June 17, 6:30pm-7:30pm See details »

MoMA Story Time

Join in on the fun during an interactive story time in Art Lab. Recommended for kids ages two and up and their adult companions. Art Labs offer a gateway to the collection, allowing visitors to go...

When: Friday, June 17, 11:00 AM
Where: Museum of Modern Art, 11 West 53rd Street, New York, NY 10019 See details »

Sunset Singing Circle

Sing together! Share rounds and folk songs. Sunset Singing Circles are a relaxing way to end the busy week and a wonderful opportunity for people to get together and sing in a casual and...

When: Friday, June 17, 7:00 PM
Where: Wagner Park, Battery Place, New York, NY See details »

The Commedia Cinderella

Ragtag Theatre, a troupe of poor traveling ?Italian? actors, present a hilarious zany musical romp through their latest twisted retelling of the fairytale ?Cinderella? done in the style of Commedia...

When: Saturday, June 18, 11:00 AM
Where: Soho Theater, 15 Vandam Street, New York, NY 10013 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, June 18, 4:00 PM
Where: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10028 See details »

Watson Adventures’ Secrets of Central Park Family Scavenger Hunt Parks & Outdoors

Kids and adults work together to explore the park below 72nd Street. To win, you’ll have to find Stuart Little, decipher a secret code by the pond seen in Home Alone 2, spot Cupid at the Carousel,...

When: Sunday, June 19, 1:00 PM
Where: Central Park, 830 Fifth Avenue, New York, NJ 10021 See details »

Gateway Storytime in the Discovery Room

Enjoy a special story hour at the American Museum of Natural History every Monday morning. Space is limited and tickets are distributed on a first-come, first-served basis.

When: Monday, June 20, 10:15 AM & 11:15 PM
Where: American Museum of Natural History, Central Park West at 79th Street, New York, NY 10024 See details »

You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown

Spend a typical couple of days in the lives of Charlie Brown and his pint-sized philosopher friends - from bright, uncertain morning to starlit, hopeful evening - and all of the lonely brown-bag...

When: Tuesday, June 21 - Sunday, June 26, Times Vary; See Website
Where: The York Theater Company, 619 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY 10022 See details »

A Rawther Fancy Tea Party at the Plaza

Come enjoy our rawther fancy tea at Eloise at The Plaza every Friday. We serve hot tea, pink lemonade, tea sandwiches (egg salad, cucumber/cream cheese and jelly/cream cheese), fruit kabobs and...

When: Friday, June 24, 4:00 - 5:00 PM
Where: The Plaza Hotel, 678 5th Avenue, New York, NY 10019 See details »

The Commedia Cinderella

Ragtag Theatre, a troupe of poor traveling ?Italian? actors, present a hilarious zany musical romp through their latest twisted retelling of the fairytale ?Cinderella? done in the style of Commedia...

When: Saturday, June 25, 11:00 AM
Where: Soho Theater, 15 Vandam Street, New York, NY 10013 See details »

Treasure Hunt

Join us as we unlock Island secrets at The Great Randall’s Island Treasure Hunt! This event, offered in partnership with Hudson Valley Orienteering, includes two orienteering courses - one for...

When: Saturday, June 25, 10am-2pm
Where: Randall's Island Park, Fields 62 & 63, New York, NY 10035 See details »

Outdoor Movie Night: Remember the Titans Movies

Where better to see a movie than in the great outdoors on Randall’s Island, surrounded by stunning urban vistas! RIPA, in partnership with the NYC Parks Department, is excited to screen multiple...

When: Sunday, June 26, 8pm
Where: Randall's Island Park, Short walk from Randall's Island Connector, New York, NY 10035 See details »

A Rawther Fancy Tea Party at the Plaza

Come enjoy our rawther fancy tea at Eloise at The Plaza every Friday. We serve hot tea, pink lemonade, tea sandwiches (egg salad, cucumber/cream cheese and jelly/cream cheese), fruit kabobs and...

When: Friday, July 1, 4:00 - 5:00 PM
Where: The Plaza Hotel, 678 5th Avenue, New York, NY 10019 See details »

The Commedia Cinderella

Ragtag Theatre, a troupe of poor traveling ?Italian? actors, present a hilarious zany musical romp through their latest twisted retelling of the fairytale ?Cinderella? done in the style of Commedia...

When: Saturday, July 2, 11:00 AM
Where: Soho Theater, 15 Vandam Street, New York, NY 10013 See details »

Special Needs Summer Socialization Classes Special Needs

Connect The Dots is offering a summer program geared towards sensory friendly group activities to promote friendships, teach conversational skills and increase independence within age appropriate...

When: Tuesday, July 5, Afternoon-Evening
Where: Connect the Dots Occupational Therapy, 38 West 32nd Street Suite 604, New York, NY 10001 See details »

The Commedia Cinderella

Ragtag Theatre, a troupe of poor traveling ?Italian? actors, present a hilarious zany musical romp through their latest twisted retelling of the fairytale ?Cinderella? done in the style of Commedia...

When: Saturday, July 9, 11:00 AM
Where: Soho Theater, 15 Vandam Street, New York, NY 10013 See details »

Outdoor Movie Night: Selena Movies

Where better to see a movie than in the great outdoors on Randall’s Island, surrounded by stunning urban vistas! RIPA, in partnership with the NYC Parks Department, is excited to screen multiple...

When: Sunday, July 10, 8pm
Where: Randall's Island Park, Short walk from base of 103rd St. Bridge, New York, NY 10035 See details »

The Commedia Cinderella

Ragtag Theatre, a troupe of poor traveling ?Italian? actors, present a hilarious zany musical romp through their latest twisted retelling of the fairytale ?Cinderella? done in the style of Commedia...

When: Saturday, July 16, 11:00 AM
Where: Soho Theater, 15 Vandam Street, New York, NY 10013 See details »

Outdoor Movie Night: The Goonies Movies

Where better to see a movie than in the great outdoors on Randall’s Island, surrounded by stunning urban vistas! RIPA, in partnership with the NYC Parks Department, is excited to screen multiple...

When: Sunday, July 31, 8pm
Where: Randall's Island Park, short walk from base of 103rd St. Bridge, New York, NY 10035 See details »

Outdoor Movie Night: The Good Dinosaur Movies

Where better to see a movie than in the great outdoors on Randall’s Island, surrounded by stunning urban vistas! RIPA, in partnership with the NYC Parks Department, is excited to screen multiple...

When: Sunday, August 14, 8pm
Where: Randall's Island Park, Short walk from Randall's Island Connector, New York, NY 10035 See details »

Outdoor Movie Night: Inside Out

Where better to see a movie than in the great outdoors on Randall’s Island, surrounded by stunning urban vistas! RIPA, in partnership with the NYC Parks Department, is excited to screen multiple...

When: Sunday, August 28, 8pm
Where: Randall's Island Park, short walk from base of 103rd St. Bridge, New York, NY 10035 See details »

Get Hooked Parks & Outdoors PG Pick!

At Get Hooked, children have the opportunity to learn about the wildlife living in the waters surrounding Randall’s Island. Activities include: fishing (catch and release), games, arts and crafts...

When: Saturday, September 24, 11am-2pm
Where: Randall's Island Park, Southern Shore South of 103rd St. Bridge, New York, NY 10035 See details »

Harvest Festival Festivals & Fairs

Each fall RIPA’s annual Harvest Festival celebrates the bounty of the earth and the completion of another fruitful season at the Urban Farm. Enjoy live music, face painting, self-guided tours of...

When: Saturday, October 1, 12pm-4pm
Where: Randall's Island Park, Fields 62 & 63, New York, NY 10035 See details »

Valentine Making Workshop Arts & Crafts

Create something special for your valentine inspired by roses growing in Battery Park City’s gardens. Red roses signify love, pink shows a graceful love, white means a heart unacquainted with love,...

When: Thursday, June 2, 11 am – 1:30pm
Where: 6 River Terrace, 6 River Terrace, New York, NY 10280 See details »