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Events for Kids in New York City This Weekend - January 10-January 12


Events for Kids in New York City This WeekendPhoto: Michael Dougherty/Flickr 


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.

Brainy Babies - Bushwick Library
January 10, 2020 - Brooklyn

Join us for free, brain-building storytimes for children 0-3 years and their parents or caregivers. Families will learn fun activities to build young brains and learn about community resources. Prepare your child for 3-K and toddler for Pre-K.

Brooklyn Robotics League Registration - Bushwick Library
January 10, 2020 - Brooklyn

Do you love LEGOS, robotic and teamwork? Then join and Brooklyn Robotics League at Brooklyn Public Library, where teams learn to use LEGO EV3 robotics while exploring STEM concepts.

Brooklyn Robotics League Registration - Bushwick Library
January 10, 2020 - Brooklyn

Do you love LEGOS, robotic and teamwork? Then join and Brooklyn Robotics League at Brooklyn Public Library, where teams learn to use LEGO EV3 robotics while exploring STEM concepts.

Color Me Calm - Annex
January 10, 2020 - Brooklyn

Coloring isn't just for kids! Stop by the Annex to relax and color your stress away!

Babies & Books - Annex
January 10, 2020 - Brooklyn

Explore books, sing songs, learn fingerplays, and play with other babies and caregivers! Best for 0-18 months.

Story Play - Brighton Beach Library
January 10, 2020 - Brooklyn,

Books, songs, rhymes and play! Kids 0-5 and their caregivers can come to the library to build early literacy skills while having fun!

Come play in our nook - Borough Park Library
January 10, 2020 - Brooklyn,

Our nook is for kids aged 0-5 for both parents and children to play and learn together. Our theme will change weekly.

Games for kids - Borough Park Library
January 10, 2020 - Brooklyn,

Chess! Checkers! Uno! Monopoly! Battleship!You can play all of these and more at the Borough Park Library!Go to the second floor reference desk with your library card to get your game on!

January Kid Zone Event at Westfield Countryside - Westfield Countryside
January 11, 2020 - Clearwater

Come join us on January 11th from 11am to noon and let the kids craft their own 6 foot lama or dinosaur growth chart at the JCPenney Kids Zone!

JCPenney Kids Zone Craft Event at Westfield Culver City - Westfield Culver City
January 11, 2020 - Culver City

Have your kiddos decorate their own 6 foot llama or dinosaur growth chart at the JCPenney Kids Zone!

Saturday Storytime - Leonard Library
January 11, 2020 - Brooklyn

Stories, songs, rhymes, and lots more to enjoy. Children of all ages and their caregivers are invited to join in.

Build with LEGO - Leonard Library
January 11, 2020 - Brooklyn

Fun Lego project for ages 6 and up.

Watson Adventures Wizard School Scavenger Hunt 2: The Museum of Magical History - American Museum of Natural History
January 11, 2020 - New York

Join us on a Harry Potter-themed scavenger hunt for ages 10 and up! Embark on a wizarding adventure at the American Museum of Natural History where youll search for exhibits that echo characters, places and enchanted objects in the books and movies of the Harry Potter universe. Be prepared to track fantastic beasts through a forbidden (rain)forest, dance with Hagrid-like giants, encounter a cute cousin of dragons and more. This hunt references the books to provide a bridge to many wonderful exhibits. Kids must be accompanied by an adult, but all-adult teams can compete separately. Price includes museum admission. Advance purchase is required.

Jcpenney Kids Zone at Westfield South Shore - Westfield South Shore
January 11, 2020 - Bay Shore

Come join us on January 11th from 11am to noon and let the kids craft their own 6 foot lama or dinosaur growth chart at the JCPenney Kids Zone!

Saturday Storytime - Brighton Beach Library
January 11, 2020 - Brooklyn,

Join us each Saturday to hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud. Recommended ages birth to 5 years old

Saturday Storytime - Crown Heights Library
January 11, 2020 - Brooklyn

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

TADA! Youth Theater Announces Winter Semester Classes & Free Open House - TADA! Youth Theater
January 11, 2020 - New York

Come and learn about TADA! Youth Theater at its Free Winter Semester Open House on Saturday, January 11, 2020 from 10:00 a.m. 12:45 p.m. Join TADA! for a sample class taught by TADA!s Professional Teaching Artists and a Q&A with the TADA! Education Staff. Winter Semester Open House, January 11, 2020 is free, but RSVPs are recommended based on age.Ages 4-5: 10:00 a.m. 10:45 a.m.Ages 6-8: 11:00 a.m. 11:45 a.m.Ages 9-12: 12:00 p.m. 12:45 p.m.

Saturday Storytime - Bedford Library
January 11, 2020 - Brooklyn

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

Saturday Storytime - Brooklyn Heights Library
January 11, 2020 - Brooklyn

Join us each Saturday to hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud.

Storybook Reading and Activity: SkySisters by Jan Bourdeau Waboose (Ojibway) - National Museum of the American Indian
January 11, 2020 - New York

Join museum staff in the imagiNATIONS Activity Center classroom for a storybook reading and related make-and-take activity. January's book is SkySisters by Jan Bourdeau Waboose (Ojibway).

Creative Play: Sapporo Snow Festival - Japan Society
January 12, 2020 - New York

Play, sing, dance and create! Explore Japanese culture and customs with a master storyteller and artist in interactive classes with seasonal themes.Each year Sapporo welcomes the return of the cold weather with grand festival featuring intricate and colossal snow sculptures! Join us as we learn more about this icy tradition, and create our own snow-themed crafts.

Boro Park Stop 'N' Swap - Boro Park YM-YWHA
January 12, 2020 - Brooklyn

Free community reuse event makes a stop in Boro Park! Please bring clean, reusable, portable items such as clothing, housewares, games, books, & toys that you no longer need, and take home something new-to-you, free! You dont have to bring something to take something.Please do not bring: furniture, large items, tube televisions, expired or open food, unsealed personal care products, medicine, dirty or ripped clothing, fabric scraps, incomplete toys and games, non-working electronics, magazines, or sharp objects.

CARTOGRAPHY - New Victory Theater
Through January 19, 2020 - New York

Inflatable rafts on the Mediterranean. Dark holds of cargo trucks. Family photos hidden carefully in a backpack. Hear the stories of young refugees when CARTOGRAPHY asks what part we play in the lives of young people who set out into the unsure waters of their futures. In this multimedia theatrical work, witness a world alive with movement and migration as the effects of climate change, war and poverty give shape to where we have come from and where we are going.CARTOGRAPHY has a running time of 60 minutes with no intermission, and is recommended for ages 10 and up.Performance dates and times:Friday, Jan. 10 at 7pmSaturday, Jan. 11 at 2pm / 7pmSunday, Jan. 12 at 3pmSaturday, Jan. 18 at 2pm / 7pm*Sunday, Jan. 19 at 3pm*sign-interpreted performance

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)

Big Apple Circus - Damrosch Park at Lincoln Center
Through February 02, 2020 - New York

An astonishing circus world of wonder! Big Apple Circus at the Damrosch Park, New York, NY. October 12, 2019 - February 2, 2020

Yeti, Set, Snow! - Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre
Through February 23, 2020 - New York

Yeti, Set, Snow! an original story and marionette production produced by the City Parks Foundation will be making its anticipated return to the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre in Central Park. Perfect for families with young children, this winter adventure kicks off the holiday season with puppetry and music beginning November 12, 2019 throughout the winter season to February 23, 2020. The production is recommended for families with children ages 3 - 8. Yeti, Set, Snow! tells the story of a young girl named Widget, and her friend, Twig, who encounter a yeti named Pascetti and pet cat, Tinsel Kitty, on the first snow day of the winter season. Pascetti, who lives on a mountaintop nearby, dislikes the snow. Through songs and snow day activities, Pascetti discovers not only that snow can be fun, but also learns the value of friendship.

Day Pass for Unlimited Art Projects! - Private Picassos
Through June 01, 2020 - Brooklyn

Ages 1.5 - 18+ yrsUnlimited art projects at our studio for 1 day.Get 20% off specialty projects (including Acrylic on Canvas, DIY Stuffed Animal & Weekly Specials) and 10% off retail items!

Discount from Kids Dentistry Center - Kids Dentistry Center
Through October 19, 2020 - Brooklyn

Kids Dentistry Center is one of a kind pediatric office which offers children the best in dental and orthodontic therapy in a fun and exciting environment that includes a unique entertainment area featuring video games and toys. Established in 1992, it is the preeminent practice for Pediatric Dentistry in Brooklyn. For a limited time, we are having an event for all new patients, 5-10% off any service. Please contact Kids Dentistry Center for consultation by this number: +1 718-491-5300.

Magic show featuring Randy Masters - Broadway Comedy Club
Through May 04, 2091 - 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 featuring Randy Masters - Broadway Comedy Club
Through May 04, 2091 - 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.


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