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Events for Kids in New York City This Week - February 11-February 18

February 11, 2018 - 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.

P&P Kids Show - Pete's Candy Store
February 11, 2018 - Brooklyn

Dig Drop-In - The Jewish Museum
February 11, 2018 - Upper East Side

Kids discover a passion for ancient artifacts in the Museum's simulated archaeological dig, open on the second Sunday of each month. Free with Museum Admission and RSVP

Open Studio for Families - Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
February 11, 2018 - New York

For families with children ages 3 and up. Explore the themes and materials seen in the works on view at our drop-in studio art-making program.

NY Metro Pet Reptile Expo - Westchester County Center
February 11, 2018 - White Plains

Come see thousands of live pet reptiles on display and for sale as pets. More than 100 reptile breeders will be displaying! If you like reptiles, or are looking for a scaly new pet, this is the event for you. Admission is $10/adults, and $5/kids. More information is available at www.ReptileExpo.com, at Bruce@ReptileExpo.com, or by calling 845 526-4845 Event Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm Facebook Link: https://business.facebook.com/NyReptileExpo/?business_id=175211299642858

Storytime and Singalong for Kids - Housing Works Bookstore Cafe
February 14, 2018 - Manhattan

Join Ingrid Running for reading, singing, and dancing appropriate for kids 3 and under and their caretakers. $5 per family at the door.

Shababa Fridays - 92Y
February 15, 2018 - Upper East Side

Get ready for Shabbat with a joyous and active musical experience! Children, parents, grandparents and nannies are all a part of our Shababa Friday family. Join us for this playful and soulful experience of singing, dancing, jumping and celebrating as a community!

Lunar New Year for Kids - China Institute
February 16, 2018 - New York

Celebrate the Lunar New Year public school holiday with a free day of fun. Activities include storytelling, crafts, snacks, games, and a Chinese acrobat!

Storytime and Crafts for 3-6 Year Olds! - Mount Vernon Hotel Museum & Garden
February 16, 2018 - New York

Don't forget to bring the little ones to Storytime to hear all about our Presidents! Listen to funny stories about George Washington and Abrham Lincoln, and then make president's stove pipe hats after. Free for children and caregivers.

Watson Adventures’ Magical Creatures Scavenger Hunt for Harry Potter Fans - American Museum of Natural History
February 16, 2018 - New York

Join Watson Adventures on a unique scavenger hunt for Harry Potter fans ages 10 & up! The wizarding world is full of fantastical beasts and it’s up to you to find them! Inspired by the Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts films and books, this adventure unveils the extraordinary—and the seemingly ordinary—at the American Museum of Natural History. On your quest, you’ll find tiny cousins to dragons, meet the animal inspirations for Hogwarts Houses and discover the power of dressing like a magic monster. This hunt is designed for kids and adults to do together, but all-adult teams can compete separately. Kids must be accompanied by an adult. Advance purchase is required.

The Bazillions - Symphony Space
February 17, 2018 - New York

The Bazillions are all about music, learning, and fun! It's kid-friendly rock-n-roll the whole family can enjoy. The Bazillions are a robust, growing children's education and entertainment brand, including a busy schedule of high-energy live performances, two award-winning albums, an ever-growing repertoire of all-original songs, and a rich collection of animated educational music videos in the spirit of Schoolhouse Rock and classic Sesame Street. The group's videos are enjoyed by kids, parents, and teachers in homes and classrooms around the world. The Bazillions are the creation of Twin Cities' parents/teachers/singer-songwriters Adam and Kristin Marshall. In partnership with animators and graphic designers Eric Kreidler and Gretchen Blase Kreidler, the project has developed from an original core of great songs into a multi-faceted family entertainment experience.

Watson Adventures’ Whodunnit at the Met Family Scavenger Hunt - Metropolitan Museum of Art
February 17, 2018 - 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 and answer tricky questions to solve the crime. Can you figure out whodunnit? Kids must be accompanied by an adult. Price includes museum admission. Advance purchase is required.

Clementine - Paper Mill Playhouse
February 17, 2018 - Millburn

Clementine is having a "not so good of a day" – but this spunky eight-year-old doesn't let a trip to the principal's office get her down! Whether she's cutting the glue out of her best friend Margaret's hair, concocting a scheme to prevent her teacher Mr. D'Matz from moving to Egypt, or riding the service elevator with Mitchell, who is N-O-T not her boyfriend, Clementine's antics are sure to make you laugh. Come join America's favorite curly-haired carrot-top as she navigates the hilarious waters of friendship, family, school, and mischief on an epic third-grade adventure you'll never forget.

Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan Shabbat – February 17th - Civic Life Day! - JCC Manhattan
February 17, 2018 - New York

Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan Announces: The 2017/2018 Season of R&R Shabbat @ the JCC – February 17th - Civic Life Day! WHO: Hebrew Playgroup; Schmooze on The News With Gia Pace; Structured Play & Circle Games; Liberty’s Kids: Binge-Fest; Mind & Body Retreat With Seth Leiberman; What’s Jewish Got To Do With Civic Life?; Concert: Mass Transit and delicious & nutritious snacks and much, much more! WHAT: R&R Saturdays are FREE at the JCC! Make your Shabbat afternoon special and share in our community. Workshops, Art, Yoga, Meditation, Food, Music, Study Sessions, film, creative art projects, Spa Experiences, Indoor & Outdoor play! There are programs for both children and adults. Guaranteed fun for the whole family! All are welcome. WHEN: February 17th, 2018, 2:00 pm-5:00 pm (UNTIL MARCH 17th) WHERE: JCC Manhattan, 334 Amsterdam Avenue @ 76th Street, New York, New York 10023 WHY: An amazing weekly opportunity to be together as a family and as a community. R&R is an incredible alternative to the typical New York Saturday and...IT'S ALL FREE! For more and full weekly schedule: http://www.jccmanhattan.org/jewish-living/shabbat-and-holidays/r-and-r-shabbat

Sounds of Brazil for Kids with DJ Dhundee - Industry City
February 17, 2018 - Brooklyn

Lego® Live NYC - Pier 36
Through February 17, 2018 - New York

LEGO® LIVE NYC is an official LEGO® Event supported and authorized by The LEGO® Company and for the first time… it's in Manhattan! It is the first event of its kind and is a MUST for LEGO fans. Get to design, create and play with millions of bricks. Experience endless building and creating with all your favorite LEGO® brands

Open Studio for Families - Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
February 18, 2018 - New York

For families with children ages 3 and up. Explore the themes and materials seen in the works on view at our drop-in studio art-making program.

Activity Table - Queens Bontanical Garden
Through February 18, 2018 - Flushing

Every weekend from 2 to 4pm stop by our activity table to create something appropriate for all ages!

Harlem Shake Presents New Limited Combo - Harlem Shake
Through February 28, 2018 - New York

- Harlem Shake's Black Panther Wacombo Meal inspired by Marvel's highly anticipated Black Panther movie on sale at their award-winning, fast casual restaurant in the heart of Central Harlem. Harlem Shake has created a dark and stormy combo menu for children and adults to enjoy featuring: Patty Melt on Black Rye Black Potato Fries Black Beer (Smoke & Dagger Porter) or Black Chocolate Float +Plus first 25 customers will receive a special edition copy of Black Panther comic book The limited combo will be on sale Feb 15 - 28 with possibility to extend due to popular demand. Harlem Shake 100 W. 124 Street (at Lenox Avenue) New York, NY 10027 212-222-8300 www.harlemshakenyc.com

Modeling school New York - Modeling school
Through April 29, 2018 - New York

We have over 20 years of professional modelling experience and knowledge regarding fashion show organisation and Runway Training . During your Workshop, all your questions about modelling will be answered, fully aware of how the industry is run and organised and also how to work in the modelling business, along with advice for attending interviews for auditions with Photographs,Agents and casting Directors. Your goal is to become a Model or only get more self esteem This is the place where you will learn the things You need to know. How to become a Model Types of modeling Rules of modeling Walking the Catwalk Techniques of motion and gestures Facial expression Posing in front of the camera and much more Contact Us Today! If you would like to attend our next model training and confidence building workshop please email us. We look forward to hearing from you. www.fashionshowteam.com www.sabine-ganatz.com Model school New York, Model Coach and fashion show trainer www.sabineganatz.com

NYC Scavenger Hunt - Central Park
Through December 30, 2018 - New York

Join Big City Hunt on an Epic Scavenger Hunt Tour of Central Park. This scavenger hunt is great for kids, families, and friends. You'll learn a ton about your city and Central Park! New York's Central Park stretches across 843 acres of land. It is larger than independent city-states Monaco and Vatican City combined. Bethesda Fountain, Belvedere Castle, and The Dakota are just a few of the landmarks you’ll discover on this exciting two-hour hunt. Explore Central Park's rich history through this fun and engaging hunt through this iconic park using your smartphone. Check out this page for more information: https://www.scavengerhunt.com/locations/central_park_nyc_scavenger_hunt.html

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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