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Events for Kids in New York City This Week - April 21-April 28

April 21, 2019 - by CG Directory Editor
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Events for Kids in New York City This Week
Fun for kids and great ideas for parents can be found in City Guide's calendar listings. Whether it's a sleepover at the Intrepid, an exhibition at the Children's Museum of the Arts or the American Museum of Natural History, a scavenger hunt, a dropoff pajama party, or special arts and crafts afternoon at a museum, you can find it on City Guide's calendar.

Fashion Fanatixx Kids Easter In The 80's Event - The Roulette Theater
April 21, 2019 - Brooklyn

Join Fashion Fanatixx Kids as they present “The Fashion Fanatixx Kid’s Easter In The 80's Event” Sunday April 21, 2019 (Easter) at the Roulette Theater 509 Atlantic Ave. Brooklyn, NY 11217. Just minutes away from the Barclays Center, and seconds away from all your public transportation needs and parking garages. This amazing ALL KIDS CAST makes the magic come alive by bringing artistic fashion creativity, and 80's entertainment to you and your family in one fabulous location. Enjoy amazing performances by the very popular sounds of Madonna, Janet Jackson & Stephanie Mills. Hip Hop Artist Run DMC, Queen Latifah, Salt-N-Pepa and so much more. . .

Fashion Fanatixx Kids Easter In The 80's Event - The Roulette Theater
April 21, 2019 - Brooklyn

Join Fashion Fanatixx Kids as they present “The Fashion Fanatixx Kid’s Easter In The 80's Event” Sunday April 21, 2019 (Easter) at the Roulette Theater 509 Atlantic Ave. Brooklyn, NY 11217. Just minutes away from the Barclays Center, and seconds away from all your public transportation needs and parking garages. This amazing ALL KIDS CAST makes the magic come alive by bringing artistic fashion creativity, and 80's entertainment to you and your family in one fabulous location. Enjoy amazing performances by the very popular sounds of Madonna, Janet Jackson & Stephanie Mills. Hip Hop Artist Run DMC, Queen Latifah, Salt-N-Pepa and so much more. . .

April Kids Vacation Week - Chatham Bars Inn
Through April 21, 2019 - Chatham

APRIL KIDS VACATION WEEK FEATURING PIRATES! We have created the perfect setting for family fun, entertainment, and education this upcoming kids vacation week. Join us April 12 to 21, 2019 to enjoy an array of vacation week adventures for your little ones and let us surprise them with a few pirate themed fun! Our team of professional recreation team members offer attractive comprehensive mix of kids activities, pirate scavenger treasure hunts, pirate trivia and movie nights, build-a-pirate-ship regatta, kids cooking class with our chef, an art workshop lead by the Chatham Creative Arts Center, and much more. Let's pose for photos, be entertained, have fun and create beautiful memories together. Yarrgh! For reservations, please contact our concierge at 508.945.6872

FAO Easter Experiences - FAO Schwarz
Through April 21, 2019 - New York

FAO Schwarz’s first Easter back in NYC is packed with holiday fun. Not only is the country’s oldest toy store stocked with plush bunnies, candy, baskets, toys and more, but the store is offering a series of events and activations for families, including photos, crafts and even Easter-themed manicures for tiny fingers. Activities include: FAO Schwarz's Patrick and Penelope the pups dressed as the Easter Bunny, taking complimentary photos of guests every Saturday and Sunday from March 30-April 21 from 12pm-1pm and 4pm-5pm In-store custom embroidery from Bunnies By The Bay offers the opportunity to personalize bunnies, blankets and more on the mezzanine level Kid Made Modern is hosting Easter arts & crafts where kids can decorate their own six-egg crate on the third floor Alex Spa is offering Easter-themed manicures and hair styling on the second floor Hatchimals has color and craft Easter baskets on the mezzanine level

Homework Help - Brooklyn Public Library - Brownsville Branch
April 22, 2019 - Brooklyn

Free Homework help for those in grades 1 to 8.

Toddler Time with Reading Is Fundamental - Brooklyn Public Library - Borough Park Branch
April 22, 2019 - Brooklyn

Toddler Time with Reading Is Fundamental (First RIF) Enjoy stories and play. 18 to 36 months. All FirstRIF members must have a BPL library card to participate in First RIF. Children will be allowed to choose a free RIF book when they join FirstRIF and on their birthday. Children can earn additional RIF books by borrowing and returning 6 library books. A limit of 2 library books per week can be used towards this goal.

Watson Adventures’ Secrets of Central Park Family Scavenger Hunt - Central Park
April 22, 2019 - New York

Join Watson Adventures on a unique scavenger hunt for families in Central Park! Kids and adults work together to explore the park below 72nd Street. To score points, you’ll have to find Stuart Little, stick your tongue out at a rude animal, learn the motto of a hidden eagle, decipher a secret code by the pond seen in Home Alone 2, spot Cupid at the Carousel, unscramble a message in the sky, and find a witch turned to stone. For ages 7 and up. Kids must be accompanied by an adult. Advance purchase required.

Russian Storytime - Brighton Beach Library
April 22, 2019 - Brooklyn

Join us for stories and songs in Russian for children and their parents or caregivers. Multilingual First Five Years programs are made possible with support from the New York City Council City's First Readers Initiative, and the Pinkerton Foundation.

Toy Time - Brooklyn Public Library - Bay Ridge Branch
April 22, 2019 - Brooklyn

Drop in with your child (ages 0-5) between 10am and 12pm and have some quality play time with other children and our educational toys! Make friends, read books, have fun! No tickets required.

Kids Create: Tree Houses - Bedford Branch Library
April 22, 2019 - Brooklyn

Join us for a special Earth Day edition of Kids Create! Design and build your own play space in the branches. Include ladders, ziplines, and moe. Led by educators from ArchForKids. Support for this program is made possible by Brooklyn Public Library's partnership with Zipcar. The Zipcar program raises funds for BPL branches and allows patrons to reserve shared vehicles at their local libraries.

Reading Is Fundamental - Brooklyn Public Library - Bushwick Branch
April 23, 2019 - Brooklyn

Receive a free book when you sign up for RIF and receive another free book on your birthday. Checkout two books every week and receive your third checkout. All RIF members must have a BPL card to participate in RIF.

Library Lab: Construction - Brooklyn Public Library - Bushwick Branch
April 23, 2019 - Brooklyn

Join us on Tuesday afternoons for construction challenges with LEGO and more. Learn about architecture and engineering and most importantly have fun!

Pandoras Magic Box - Brooklyn Public Library - Brownsville Branch
April 23, 2019 - Brooklyn

Join us on a magical adventure with music poetry and comedy.

Teen Tech Time - Brooklyn Public Library - Brownsville Branch
April 23, 2019 - Brooklyn

Do you want to explore new and old games? No time to make new friends? Join our Teen Tech Time program were you can play various games in a friendly competitive environment.

Homework Help - Brooklyn Public Library - Brownsville Branch
April 23, 2019 - Brooklyn

Free Homework help for those in grades 1 to 8.

Storyplay 10am - Brooklyn Public Library - Bay Ridge Branch
April 23, 2019 - Brooklyn

Children age 0-5 and their caregivers are invited to join us for stories, rhymes, songs, and play! Engage in early literacy development while making new friends at the library. (This session starts at 10:00am. Space is limited; get your ticket at the Children's reference desk on the second floor. First come, first served.)

Storyplay 11am - Brooklyn Public Library - Bay Ridge Branch
April 23, 2019 - Brooklyn

Children age 0-5 and their caregivers are invited to join us for stories, rhymes, songs, and play! Engage in early literacy development while making new friends at the library. (This session starts at 10:00am. Space is limited; get your ticket at the Children's reference desk on the second floor. First come, first served.)

Homework Help - Brooklyn Public Library - Bay Ridge Branch
April 23, 2019 - Brooklyn

Free afterschool homework help for grades K-8 with Joe!

Chess for Kids - Brooklyn Public Library - Bay Ridge Branch
April 23, 2019 - Brooklyn

Come learn how to play chess with our instructor Juan!

Teen Tech Time - Brooklyn Public Library - Arlington Library
April 23, 2019 - Brooklyn

Looking for some afternoon fun? Join us for Playstation 4 or Wii U!

Toddler Time - Bedford Branch Library
April 23, 2019 - Brooklyn

The more you read, sing and talk with toddlers, the more they learn! Have fun hearing great picture books read aloud and playing with other children during this program dedicated to active toddlers. (18-36 months) *Tickets are required and will be distributed starting at 10:30 a.m. at the information desk on the main floor.

Afterschool Homework Help - Bedford Branch Library
April 23, 2019 - Brooklyn

Free after-school homework help for children in grades K-8.

Storytime - Brooklyn Public Library - Brower Park
April 23, 2019 - Brooklyn

Join us for stories and songs, with playtime and socialization afterwards for children birth to 5 years and their caregivers.

Adult Book Club/Discussion: Milkman - Brooklyn Public Library - Brooklyn Heights Branch
April 23, 2019 - Brooklyn

Join Kelly Brennan for some yoga fun! Toddlers will explore yoga poses and breathing in a playful way through adventures, stories, games, and songs. This class is designed for ages 2-4. We kindly ask that caregivers are attentive and quiet. Class size will be limited to 12 participants. Practice will take place on our rug, so yoga mats are not necessary. Online registration is required to attend this class. Registration opens 48 hours in advance. This program is generously funded by our Brooklyn Heights Friends Group.

Toddler Yoga - Brooklyn Public Library - Brooklyn Heights Branch
April 24, 2019 - Brooklyn

Join Kelly Brennan for some yoga fun! Toddlers will explore yoga poses and breathing in a playful way through adventures, stories, games, and songs. This class is designed for ages 2-4. We kindly ask that caregivers are attentive and quiet. Class size will be limited to 12 participants. Practice will take place on our rug, so yoga mats are not necessary. Online registration is required to attend this class. Registration opens 48 hours in advance. This program is generously funded by our Brooklyn Heights Friends Group.

Chess Club - Brooklyn Public Library - Brooklyn Heights Branch
April 24, 2019 - Brooklyn

Drop into our chess club and learn strategy from our Chessmaster William De Castillo. Play a game with other kids in the neighborhood and watch yourself become a master while having fun! Ages 5+ This program is generously funded by our Brooklyn Heights Friends Group.

Reading Is Fundamental - Brooklyn Public Library - Bushwick Branch
April 24, 2019 - Brooklyn

Receive a free book when you sign up for RIF and receive another free book on your birthday. Checkout two books every week and receive your third checkout. All RIF members must have a BPL card to participate in RIF.

Game On! Board Games - Brooklyn Public Library - Bushwick Branch
April 24, 2019 - Brooklyn

Come play board games with old friends and new!

Babies & Books with Reading Is Fundamental - Brooklyn Public Library - Borough Park Branch
April 24, 2019 - Brooklyn

Stories, songs and age appropriate toys for tots ages 0-18 months with First RIF.

Storytime - Brooklyn Public Library - Brownsville Branch
April 24, 2019 - Brooklyn

Storytime with songs and fingerplay, playtime afterwards

Homework Help - Brooklyn Public Library - Brownsville Branch
April 24, 2019 - Brooklyn

Free Homework help for those in grades 1 to 8.

Watson Adventures’ Grand Central Scramble Family Scavenger Hunt - Grand Central Terminal
April 24, 2019 - New York

Kids and adults work together to uncover the secrets of this amazing train station. To win, you’ll have to go nuts in the Whispering Gallery, learn a secret about the stars in the “sky”, find TV celebs in the food court, stand on fish under an upside-down tree in the Grand Central Market, learn the arrival time of a “ghost” train and think like Willy Wonka in the Transit Museum Gallery. For ages 7 and up. Kids must be accompanied by an adult. Advance purchase is required.

Little Scientists - Brighton Beach Library
April 24, 2019 - Brooklyn

STEM activity for toddlers and preschoolers.

Build with Duplo - Brighton Beach Library
April 24, 2019 - Brooklyn

Come get creative and build with DUPLO blocks while socializing with other toddlers and their caregivers. Ages 18 months to 5 years.

Toddler Time - Brooklyn Public Library - Williamsburgh Branch
April 24, 2019 - Brooklyn

Hear great picture books read aloud, discover delightful fingerplays, and play with other children during this library time dedicated to active toddlers. Ages 18-36 months

Build with Lego - Brighton Beach Library
April 24, 2019 - Brooklyn

Release your inner engineer, build amazing creations with LEGOs at the library!

Toy Time - Brooklyn Public Library - Bay Ridge Branch
April 24, 2019 - Brooklyn

Drop in with your child (ages 0-5) between 10am and 12pm and have some quality play time with other children and our educational toys! Make friends, read books, have fun! No tickets required.

Build with Lego - Brooklyn Public Library - Bay Ridge Branch
April 24, 2019 - Brooklyn

Build and play with our assortment of LEGO, DUPLO, and other building toys, suitable for ages 3 and up. Young children must be supervised by an adult at all times.

Reading Is Fundamental - RIF - Brooklyn Public Library - Arlington Library
April 24, 2019 - Brooklyn

For babies and children with a Library Card Choose a FREE RIF book when you sign up Earn more FREE RIF books by borrowing and returning library books Ask your friendly neighborhood library staff for more information.

Kids Tech Time - Brooklyn Public Library - Arlington Library
April 24, 2019 - Brooklyn

Do you want to explore new and old games? No time to make new friends? Join our Kids Tech Time program were you can play various games in a friendly competitive enviornment.

After School Homework Help - Brooklyn Public Library - Arlington Library
April 24, 2019 - Brooklyn

Do you need help with your homework? If you are in grades 1-8, stop by and meet with our homework helper!

Reading with Raptors - Bedford Branch Library
April 24, 2019 - Brooklyn

Children can listen to a special reading of "Owl Babies" by Martin Waddell. This enchanting story leads children on a tale of three baby owls awakening to find their mother gone, eventually ending in a joyous reunion. The familiar and comforting story engages little ones with the fascinating lives of owls. Our educator will bring this topic to life by allowing participants to get an up-close view of a live owl! Led by Volunteers for Wildlife (Ages 3-5 yr) Support for theis program is made possible by Brooklyn Public Library's partnership with Zipcar. The Zipcar program raises funds for BPL branches and allows patrons to reserve shared vehicles at their local libraries.

Storytime - Brooklyn Public Library - Brower Park
April 24, 2019 - Brooklyn

Storytime with songs and fingerplay, playtime afterwards

Reading Is Fundamental - Brooklyn Public Library - Bushwick Branch
April 25, 2019 - Brooklyn

Receive a free book when you sign up for RIF and receive another free book on your birthday. Checkout two books every week and receive your third checkout. All RIF members must have a BPL card to participate in RIF.

PJ Masks Live Save the Day - Palace Theatre
April 25, 2019 - New York

PJ MASKS LIVE: is back with an all new super-heroic, live musical show, featuring the heroic trio from your favorite series: The PJ MASKS! Watch Catboy, Owlette and Gekko along with their new friend PJ Robot, as they try to save the day from the sneaky villains - Romeo, Night Ninja and Luna Girl! Fluttering Feathers! Leaping Lizards! What a CAT-tastrophe! Leaping, flipping and climbing - live on stage! Complete with your favorite music and brand new songs you've never heard before! Don't sleep through it – watch the PJ Masks save the day, live on stage

Reading Is Fundamental - Brooklyn Public Library - Borough Park Branch
April 25, 2019 - Brooklyn

RIF Reading is Fundamental Children are encouraged to read at least two library books per week and are rewarded periodically with free books for their home library.

Nigel Morgan Artist In Residence - Brooklyn Public Library - Borough Park Branch
April 25, 2019 - Brooklyn

Study With A Professional Artist

Babies & Books Windsor Terrace - Brooklyn Public Library - Windsor Terrace Branch
April 25, 2019 - Brooklyn

A closed Windsor Terrace Library isn't going to stop our Babies and Books program! Please note that since we are guests, we'll need your help keeping these locations tidy!

Watson Adventures’ Whodunit at the Met Family Scavenger Hunt - Metropolitan Museum of Art
April 25, 2019 - New York

Join Watson Adventures on a unique murder mystery scavenger hunt for kids 10 and up! A killer is on the loose at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and it’s up to you to stop him! The killer has created a scavenger hunt that reveals his name, the weapon he used and where he hid the body. Follow the trail of clues throughout the museum and answer tricky questions to solve the crime. Can you figure out whodunit? Kids must be accompanied by an adult. Price includes museum admission. Advance purchase is required.

Spanish Storytime - Brooklyn Public Library - Williamsburgh Branch
April 25, 2019 - Brooklyn

Join us for stories and songs in Spanish for children and their parents or caregivers. Multilingual First Five Years programs are made possible with support from the New York City Council City's First Readers Initiative, and the Pinkerton Foundation.

Kids Create - Brooklyn Public Library - Bay Ridge Branch
April 25, 2019 - Brooklyn

Arts and crafts for kids ages 5-12. Younger children MUST be supervised by an adult at all times.

Homework Help - Brooklyn Public Library - Bay Ridge Branch
April 25, 2019 - Brooklyn

Free afterschool homework help for grades K-8 with Bayane!

Bedtime Stories - Brooklyn Public Library - Arlington Library
April 25, 2019 - Brooklyn

Join us for an evening story time! Feel free to wear your favorite pajamas or bring your teddy bear! No registration required.

Babies & Books - Bedford Branch Library
April 25, 2019 - Brooklyn

It's never too early to introduce your baby to books! Hear delightful stories, learn fun songs and rhymes, and meet other families and caregivers in your neighborhood. (Birth to 18 months) *Tickets are required and will be distributed at 10:30 a.m. at the information desk on the main floor.

Free Style Fridays for Kids - Brooklyn Public Library - Bushwick Branch
April 26, 2019 - Brooklyn

Board games, Tech Time and video gaming

Babies & Books - Brooklyn Public Library - Bushwick Branch
April 26, 2019 - Brooklyn

Enjoy great books for babies, learn fun songs and rhymes, and meet other families in your neighborhood in this interactive storytime program for ages 0-18 months. If you have a daycare, Pre-K, or other group and would like to attend our Storytime programs, please call the Bushwick Library at 718.602.1348, or speak to a librarian.

Watson Adventures’ HAMILTON: The Family Scavenger Hunt - Watson Adventures Meet-Up Location
April 26, 2019 - New York

Follow in Alexander Hamilton’s footsteps through the streets of Lower Manhattan, from Wall Street to Battery Park. Kids and adults work together to discover the places where the feisty Founding Father worked, played, debated, fought, and planned his fatal duel. No knowledge of Alexander Hamilton or the Wall Street area is necessary. Whether you’re a fan of the hit Broadway musical or just curious about the Founding Fathers and early New York City, you’ll enjoy this scavenger hunt. The hunt is for ages 10 and up. Kids must be accompanied by an adult. Advance purchase is required.

DIRTY DISNEY - Improv Asylum New York
April 26, 2019 - New York

Finally, a show for adults you can bring your inner child to! Nothing is sacred in the irreverent send-up of all the classics you remember. Dictated by your suggestions, each show is a whole new world… of laughs! We guarantee you'll leave the show humming your favorites – but you'll never listen to them the same way again. Come relive your childhood… ruined.

Story Play - Brooklyn Public Library - Williamsburgh Branch
April 26, 2019 - Brooklyn

During this program we read a couple of stories, sing a few songs, and then it's toytime! Bring your young baby, toddler, or preschooler for a relaxed morning of fun where you can meet other parents and caregivers. Ages 0 to 5

Ldba Free Art Fridays - Brooklyn Public Library - Williamsburgh Branch
April 26, 2019 - Brooklyn

Explore new techniques and materials in this visual arts workshop for children ages 4 to 12 years old! Free Art Fridays is offered every two weeks and is presented by Williamsburg art school L'Ecole Des Beaux Arts. The program is Free. Space is limited. Advance registration is required. Please register for each session separately. Presented in collaboration with Spaceworks.

Story Play - Brighton Beach Library
April 26, 2019 - Brooklyn

Stories, rhymes, and songs for children ages 1 to 5.

Kids Chess! - Brighton Beach Library
April 26, 2019 - Brooklyn

Join us and learn how to play Chess with a Chess Master.

Storyplay 11am - Brooklyn Public Library - Bay Ridge Branch
April 26, 2019 - Brooklyn

Children age 0-5 and their caregivers are invited to join us for stories, rhymes, songs, and play! Engage in early literacy development while making new friends at the library. (This session starts at 10:00am. Space is limited; get your ticket at the Children's reference desk on the second floor. First come, first served.)

Afterschool Homework Help - Brooklyn Public Library - Arlington Library
April 26, 2019 - Brooklyn

Do you need help with your homework? If you are in grades, 1-8, come see our homework helper!

Saturday Storytime! - Brooklyn Public Library - Bushwick Branch
April 27, 2019 - Brooklyn

Join us every Saturday for a reading of some of your favorite books, as well as some that we think you'll enjoy! All ages are welcome!

Native American Story Time and Craft - Bayside Historical Society
April 27, 2019 - Bayside

Join Bayside Historical Society for a very special family event on Saturday, April 27! In celebration of Mother Earth (Earth Day), Author Donna Gentle Spirit Barron — a Matinecock Family Historian and Genealogist — will show the children how to make Mother Earth Storytelling necklaces with beads and lead them in the art of storytelling, a Matinecock Tradition. Storytelling is suitable for all ages. Younger children will be assisted with the craft. Cost is $5 per child/$15 maximum per family. RSVP at https://www.baysidehistorical.org/events-1/native-american-story-time-and-craft.

Magic Show - Broadway Comedy Club
April 27, 2019 - New York

Prepare yourself for an afternoon filled with mystery and inspiration during the Magic Show, one hour show at the legendary Broadway Comedy Club. Master magician will enchant the young at heart with a dazzling display of sleight of hand tricks for kids and mentalism for adults. It is an interactive experience for the young at heart. DOORS OPEN AT 12:30 P.M. SHOW RUNS FROM 1:00 P.M. TO 2:00 P.M. Please note – there is two item food and beverage minimum requirement.

Magic Show - Broadway Comedy Club
April 27, 2019 - New York

Prepare yourself for an afternoon filled with mystery and inspiration during the Magic Show, one hour show at the legendary Broadway Comedy Club. Master magician will enchant the young at heart with a dazzling display of sleight of hand tricks for kids and mentalism for adults. It is an interactive experience for the young at heart. DOORS OPEN AT 12:30 P.M. SHOW RUNS FROM 1:00 P.M. TO 2:00 P.M. Please note – there is two item food and beverage minimum requirement.

Watson Adventures’ Secrets of Central Park Family Scavenger Hunt - Central Park
April 27, 2019 - New York

Join Watson Adventures on a unique scavenger hunt for families in Central Park! Kids and adults work together to explore the park below 72nd Street. To score points, you’ll have to find Stuart Little, stick your tongue out at a rude animal, learn the motto of a hidden eagle, decipher a secret code by the pond seen in Home Alone 2, spot Cupid at the Carousel, unscramble a message in the sky, and find a witch turned to stone. For ages 7 and up. Kids must be accompanied by an adult. Advance purchase required.

Saturday Storytime - Brooklyn Public Library - Brooklyn Heights Branch
April 27, 2019 - Brooklyn

Join us each Saturday to hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud. All ages welcome!

Saturday Storytime - Brooklyn Public Library - Williamsburgh Branch
April 27, 2019 - Brooklyn

Join us each Saturday to hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud. All ages welcome!

Saturday Storytime - Brighton Beach Library
April 27, 2019 - Brooklyn

Join us for stories, music, and rhymes at the library! Recommended ages birth to 5 and caregivers, but older siblings are welcome too.

Saturday Storytime - Brooklyn Public Library - Bay Ridge Branch
April 27, 2019 - Brooklyn

Come read stories, sing songs, and have fun at our Saturday Storytime program! All ages welcome.

Arabic Storytime - Brooklyn Public Library - Bay Ridge Branch
April 27, 2019 - Brooklyn

Join us for stories and songs in Arabic for children and their parents or caregivers. Multilingual First Five Years programs are made possible with support from the New York City Council City's First Readers Initiative, and the Pinkerton Foundation.

Art for Kids with NORTE MAAR - Brooklyn Public Library - Arlington Library
April 27, 2019 - Brooklyn

Local kids meet professional artists, dancers, craft makers, architects and more! Explore books and art with these special guest artists!

Saturday Storytime - Brooklyn Public Library - Arlington Library
April 27, 2019 - Brooklyn

Join us for a fun Saturday family storytime! No registration required.

Saturday Storytime - Bedford Branch Library
April 27, 2019 - Brooklyn

Join us each Saturday to hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud. All ages welcome!

Realize Your Beauty Day - BALANCE
April 28, 2019 - New York

Realize Your Beauty Day Sunday, April 28th! "A day to celebrate what makes you uniquely you!" We're celebrating inner-beauty, kindness and self-love! Join us for a unique day of fun that will feature: Live Music & Performances Crafts & Art Fun Activities Empowering Speakers Special Give-Aways Refreshments Jugglers, Face-Painters, and so much more! All activities celebrate personal empowerment for children, teens & all ages! Location: BALANCE 112 W 27th Street, 7th Floor New York, NY 10001 (*btwn 6th & 7th Aves) For more info. & to purchase tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/realize-your-beauty-day-tickets-59178866583

Hearts of Gold Run/Walk For Kids 2019 - Pier 62 of the Hudson River Park
Through April 28, 2019 - New York

2019 Hearts of Gold Run/Walk for KIDS! This is the true meaning of a FUNdraiser...raising funds while having FUN! Please join us for the Hearts of Gold Run/Walk for Kids 2019 with HoG kids and their moms in New York City. After the walk there will be many other games and events for families: tug of war, hop scotch, card games, exercise, food. It is sure to be a fun day on the pier. Truly a fun filled day while supporting a worthy cause. Not only is this event a wonderful day spent outside with the Hearts of Gold families, but the money raised will support our Back to School Backpack Giveaway in August. To-date, this incredible giveaway has helped over 1000 children, grades K-12, fill new backpacks with all the supplies they need for a successful school year. With your continued support, this year we will fill even more backpacks with supplies, and little hearts with joy! Hearts of Gold’s mission and purpose is reimagining the future of homeless mothers and their children, together by helping them to become confident and self-sufficient as they prepare to transition out of New York City shelter system to permanent homes. MORE INFO https://501auctions.com/runwalkforkids2... (read more)

SNAP - The New Victory Theater
Through April 28, 2019 - New York

Poof! Presto! Snap! Playing with space, time and the otherworldly, this eclectic ensemble of South Korean illusionists will boggle your mind with their impressive powers of prestidigitation. Mixing dexterous sleight of hand, Chaplin-esque vaudevillian comedy and ingenious visual effects, SNAP conjures a marvelous, magical cabaret perfect for the whole family. SNAP has a running time of 70 minutes with no intermission, and is recommended for everyone 6 and up.

Spring Break at Pip's Island - Pip's Island
Through April 28, 2019 - New York

Looking for something fun to do on Spring Break? Come adventure with Pip, Pebble and Finn on Expedition 12 to save Pip's Island and defeat the villain Joules Volter. Performers will guide you through the Island where you will face fun interactive challenges and help the story unfold. The hour-long inspirational “hero’s journey” will dazzle you with its live performers, puppets, interactive set pieces and animated characters.

SNAP - The New Victory Theater
Through April 28, 2019 - New York

Poof! Presto! Snap! Playing with space, time and the otherworldly, this eclectic ensemble of South Korean illusionists will boggle your mind with their impressive powers of prestidigitation. Mixing dexterous sleight of hand, Chaplin-esque vaudevillian comedy and ingenious visual effects, SNAP conjures a marvelous, magical cabaret perfect for the whole family. For everyone 6 and up GRUEJARM Production From Busan, South Korea

SNAP - The New Victory Theater
Through April 28, 2019 - New York

Poof! Presto! Snap! Playing with space, time and the otherworldly, this eclectic ensemble of South Korean illusionists will boggle your mind with their impressive powers of prestidigitation. Mixing dexterous sleight of hand, Chaplin-esque vaudevillian comedy and ingenious visual effects, SNAP conjures a marvelous, magical cabaret perfect for the whole family. SNAP has a running time of 70 minutes with no intermission, and is recommended for everyone 6 and up.

ImagiNATIONS Activity Center: Residency Program with Marissa Manitowabi - National Museum of the American Indian
Through May 01, 2019 - New York

Indigenous farmers plant corn each year using heirloom seeds that have sustained their communities for thousands of years. Marissa Manitowabi (Seneca) shares the important role that Iroquois white corn plays in Haudenosaunee communities of upstate New York and Canada. Learn about this robust, delicious variety from a cultural, scientific and culinary perspective through hands-on family activities.

FunikiJam’s MUSIC GARDEN: Spring Celebration! Returns to the Off-Broadway Stage at Actors Temple Theatre with special performances for Earth Day, Cinco de Mayo, and Mother’s Day  - Actors Temple Theatre
Through May 12, 2019 - New York

The award-winning music education and entertainment company, FunikiJam will present its original family musical, MUSIC GARDEN: Spring Celebration! starting April 14th at Actors Temple Theatre with special performances for Earth Day, Cinco de Mayo and Mother’s Day. The 2019 production, as part of FunikiJam’s 12 week city-wide “Music Garden” program of classes & events geared for young children and families, explores music and culture of Europe, South America, and Nashville with a special focus on Spanish language.     When international artists The Agents of Jam accept a mission to celebrate Spring around the world, they don't need a map ... they just "follow the tunes!" This lively show -- aimed at kids ages 2 to 10 -- invites you to join in on the globe-spanning musical adventure as "new recruits." Guided by Captain Jam (writer and lead Brian Barrentine) and The Agents of Jam, you'll explore European and South American cultures, learning lively songs, rhymes and stories. Kids can get out of their seats to dance and sing along when Music Garden sprouts up at the Actors' Temple Theatre in the heart of the theatre district.   FunikiJam was founded by Brian Barrentine in 1999 to ... (read more)

Gentle Martial Arts for Kids - Aikido - Aikido of Westchester
Through December 28, 2019 - White Plains

Give Your Child the Gift of Aikido Aikido is a gentle martial art that teaches children how to resolve conflicts in a non-violent way and practice self-defense techniques that help develop focused, calm minds and strong bodies. Aikido helps increase children's coordination, flexibility and balance while learning a practical skill that extends to everyday life. Classes Year Round Our program is open to girls and boys ages 6-12. Classes are held every Saturday 9-10 am and last approximately one hour.

Connected Worlds - New York Hall of Science
Through January 31, 2020 - Flushing Meadows, Queens

The New York Hall of Science (NYSCI) will open Connected Worlds, its exciting and groundbreaking new exhibition on environmental sustainability, on June 27, 2015. Presented in NYSCI's iconic Great Hall, Connected Worlds is a fully immersive, digitally rendered interactive experience where visitors are encouraged to explore the interconnectedness of different environments, learn about the importance of keeping systems in balance, and see how our individual and collective actions can have widespread impact. Through their gestures and movements, visitors interact with animated creatures, plants, trees and other objects, and see how human decisions affect the environment. "Connected Worlds reflects what NYSCI is all about – a playful hands-on activity, a focus on problem-solving, and deep engagement with a topic. Connected Worlds gives visitors confidence in their ability to effect change, and empowers them within a larger environment," said Margaret Honey, president and CEO of NYSCI. "This leads to passionate learners – a hallmark of the NYSCI experience." Connected Worlds features gesture-based technologies that generate and project images onto seven massive screens. Six... (read more)

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This Week in New York City

(7/10-7/17) Looking for what to do in New York? We've got the latest on all the goings-on in NYC this week, from concerts to museum exhibitions to comedy to the best in city sightseeing. Read on for our picks for the best of this week in New York City. click here

This Week in New York City