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Events for Kids in New York City This Weekend - April 19-April 21

April 15, 2019 - by CG Directory Editor
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While New York City is often thought of as a playground for adults, there's still plenty of fun activities with children. From museum specials to readings to musical performances, City Guide's collection of weekend events for kids in New York City will have your little ones never wanting to leave the concrete jungle.

Afterschool Homework Help - Brooklyn Public Library - Arlington Library
April 19, 2019 - Brooklyn

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

Chatham Bars Inn - Chatham Bars Inn
April 20, 2019 - Chatham

Easter Basket Making Class (April 20): Gather the entire family for this hands-on workshop led by gardeners, where guests will learn how to use ribbon and decoration with seasonal plants and flowers to create your own colorful Easter basket. Remember to bring your gloves and reserve your space by April 12th. $40 per adult and $20 per child. Please accompany any children you register to assure their proper supervision. Baskets, plants and ribbon for Children and Adults will be provided. For additional information or reservations, please contact concierge at 508-945-6872 / concierge@chathambarsinn.com

Chatham Bars Inn - Chatham Bars Inn
April 20, 2019 - Chatham

Easter Basket Making Class (April 20): Gather the entire family for this hands-on workshop led by gardeners, where guests will learn how to use ribbon and decoration with seasonal plants and flowers to create your own colorful Easter basket. Remember to bring your gloves and reserve your space by April 12th. $40 per adult and $20 per child. Please accompany any children you register to assure their proper supervision. Baskets, plants and ribbon for Children and Adults will be provided. For additional information or reservations, please contact concierge at 508-945-6872 / concierge@chathambarsinn.com

Chatham Bars Inn - Chatham Bars Inn
April 20, 2019 - Chatham

Easter Basket Making Class (April 20): Gather the entire family for this hands-on workshop led by gardeners, where guests will learn how to use ribbon and decoration with seasonal plants and flowers to create your own colorful Easter basket. Remember to bring your gloves and reserve your space by April 12th. $40 per adult and $20 per child. Please accompany any children you register to assure their proper supervision. Baskets, plants and ribbon for Children and Adults will be provided. For additional information or reservations, please contact concierge at 508-945-6872 / concierge@chathambarsinn.com

Chatham Bars Inn - Chatham Bars Inn
April 20, 2019 - Chatham

Easter Basket Making Class (April 20): Gather the entire family for this hands-on workshop led by gardeners, where guests will learn how to use ribbon and decoration with seasonal plants and flowers to create your own colorful Easter basket. Remember to bring your gloves and reserve your space by April 12th. $40 per adult and $20 per child. Please accompany any children you register to assure their proper supervision. Baskets, plants and ribbon for Children and Adults will be provided. For additional information or reservations, please contact concierge at 508-945-6872 / concierge@chathambarsinn.com

Chatham Bars Inn - Chatham Bars Inn
April 20, 2019 - Chatham

Easter Basket Making Class (April 20): Gather the entire family for this hands-on workshop led by gardeners, where guests will learn how to use ribbon and decoration with seasonal plants and flowers to create your own colorful Easter basket. Remember to bring your gloves and reserve your space by April 12th. $40 per adult and $20 per child. Please accompany any children you register to assure their proper supervision. Baskets, plants and ribbon for Children and Adults will be provided. For additional information or reservations, please contact concierge at 508-945-6872 / concierge@chathambarsinn.com

Breakfast with the Easter Bunny - Rowland's Bar & Grill
April 20, 2019 - New York

Fuel up on food and fun before you hit the store! Rowland's Breakfast with the Easter Bunny is the perfect way to kick off a festive day at Macy's and begin your Easter weekend. You and your children will create lasting memories as you enjoy a classic buffet breakfast while participating in springtime activities and face-painting. Your Experience Includes: A hearty buffet breakfast featuring pancakes, scrambled eggs, sausage, bacon, hash browns, donuts, and coffee/tea. Face Painting. Fun Easter activities to keep the little ones entertained. A takeaway Easter treat to bring home. Photo opportunity with the Easter Bunny. And more!

Easter Bunny Experiences - Stella 34 Trattoria
April 20, 2019 - New York

The early bird gets Breakfast with the Easter Bunny at Stella 34 Trattoria. Enjoy making memories with your children at this delightful breakfast with fantastic 6thfloor views of the Empire State Building, a keepsake photograph with the Easter Bunny himself and fabulous Easter activities to keep the little ones smiling.

Saturday Storytime - Brooklyn Public Library - Bay Ridge Branch
April 20, 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 20, 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 20, 2019 - Brooklyn

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

Tech Time: Gaming - Brooklyn Public Library - Arlington Library
April 20, 2019 - Brooklyn

Join your friends to play Wii U or Playstation! (Ages 10+)

Saturday Storytime - Brooklyn Public Library - Arlington Library
April 20, 2019 - Brooklyn

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

Discovery Room – Puppets on Parade - New York Transit Museum
April 20, 2019 - Brooklyn

Stop by the Education Center to explore our April theme of puppetry, with transit-themed puzzles, books, toys, building materials and a puppet stage! Build a bus or train puppet to tell your transportation tale. Ages 2-5 and accompanying adults

Saturday Storytime - Bedford Branch Library
April 20, 2019 - Brooklyn

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

Family Workshop – Shadow Puppet Storytelling - New York Transit Museum
April 20, 2019 - Brooklyn

Design shadow puppets that animate your tale of travel, with a vintage subway car as our stage. Ages 5+ and accompanying adults

Master Magician Matt Roberts! $20 for Magic Show Tickets ($40 Value)! - The Green Room 42
Through April 20, 2019 - New York

This absolutely fascinating comedy magic show involves guests in jaw-dropping and hilarious original routines. Matt is quick on his feet and has a real presence in front of a crowd. He tailors each show to your venue, audience and time-frame for a perfect fit. Whether predicting the future, making objects float, transform, vanish, pass through each other or presenting his twist on one of Houdini's famous feats, this smart, different,'WOW-factor' combination of laughs and illusions for audiences of any size makes a potentially ordinary event extraordinary, adding a fun and impressive high-note to your function or performing arts season that they'll talk about long after the award-winning finale A nationally-awarded illusionist and trusted to represent Fortune 500 companies like CVS, Sony andWalmart in 30 TV spots with millions of views (seen alongside Entourage's Jeremy Piven, NBC's Al Roker and Ghostbusters' Slimer, performing on The Today Show and PBS, earning two EMMY nods) as well as being selected by Off-Broadway producers to travel to Times Square monthly to perform an ongoing run of his interactive magic show on 42nd Street, Matt is the versatile, easy-to-work-with, full-ti... (read 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. . .

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

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. SNAP has a running time of 70 minutes with no intermission, and is recommended for everyone 6 and up.

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.

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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