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Events for Kids in New York City This Weekend - January 24-January 26

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.

 

 

Story Play - Brighton Beach Library
January 24, 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!

Kids Create - Brighton Beach Library
January 24, 2020 - Brooklyn,

Come get crafty at the library! Arts & crafts activities for ages 6-12.

Chess Workshop with Vladimir Mazo - Brighton Beach Library
January 24, 2020 - Brooklyn,

Learn to play or improve your game, with instructor Vladimir Mazo from 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm. For beginners or advanced players.

Kids Create: Water-color Trees - Crown Heights Library
January 24, 2020 - Brooklyn

Paint some beautiful trees with us!

Kids Create - Brooklyn Public Library - Walt Whitman Branch
January 24, 2020 - Brooklyn

Come get creative and crafty at the library! For kids ages 5 through 12. Younger children may participate with the help of a caregiver.

Saturday Storytime - Leonard Library
January 25, 2020 - Brooklyn

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

Build with LEGOBuild with LEGO - Leonard Library
January 25, 2020 - Brooklyn

Fun Lego project for ages 6 and up.

French Storytime - Leonard Library
January 25, 2020 - Brooklyn

Join us for stories and songs in French for children and their parents or caregivers.

Rachel Duncan - Grand Central Terminal
January 25, 2020 - New York

Join Watson Adventures on a unique scavenger hunt for adults and kids 7 and up! Kids and adults work together to uncover the secrets of this amazing train station. To win, youll 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, and learn the arrival time of a ghost train. Kids must be accompanied by an adult. Advance purchase is required. Questions? Call 877-9GO-HUNT.

Saturday Storytime - Brighton Beach Library
January 25, 2020 - Brooklyn,

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

Saturday Storytime - Bedford Library
January 25, 2020 - Brooklyn

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

Saturday Storytime - Crown Heights Library
January 25, 2020 - Brooklyn

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

Saturday Storytime - Brooklyn Heights Library
January 25, 2020 - Brooklyn

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

Oshogatsu: New Years Celebration - Japan Society
January 26, 2020 - New York

Celebrate the New Year Japanese-style with our Oshogatsu event filled with the traditional activities of rice pounding, calligraphy, lion dancing and more! After trying your hand at different crafts and activities, watch a taiko drumming performance at 1:30 or 2:30 pm, then join a taiko mini workshop. With activities for the whole family, you are sure to ring in the New Year with great joy!

Childrens Museum of Manhattans Sunday Funday - Pier Sixty at Chelsea Piers
January 26, 2020 - New York

Back by popular demand, the Childrens Museum of Manhattan will hold its sixth annual Sunday Funday extravaganza on Sunday, January 26 from 10:30 am 2 pm at Pier Sixty at Chelsea Piers. The ticketed event, benefiting the museums outreach programs, brings together the best in family entertainment, indoor sports and games, creative workshops and fantastic food for the entire family. This years theme is camp so the venue will be transformed into the best summer camp: Camp CMOM!Children ages 0-12 will enjoy age appropriate activities including live entertainment and appearances by Nickelodeon costume characters.Children can also shoot hoops on the basketball court, kick field goals and throw passes on the football field, make slime, create model magic bugs, participate in a campfire sing-along and make Smores. Infants and toddlers will enjoy soft play areas and sing-alongs, and themed workshops for all ages will be run by museum educators. Sunday Funday will also feature a family photo booth, live animals, face painters, stilt walkers and so much more!The event is sponsored by Nickelodeon, the NBA, First Data and the New York Giants.For tickets and more informa... (read more)

History Hunters: A Kid's Life at School - Museum at Eldridge Street
January 26, 2020 - New York

The past comes alive in this interactive family program that takes children back in time to discover what Lower East Side kids experienced at school more than 100 years ago and you may be surprised at what you'll discover. Fancy vocabulary? Out. Nature study? In. Plus, get ready for some crazy calisthenics and a surprising school snack. Straight A's guaranteed! Recommended for children five and up and their adult companions.

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

Show Up, Kids! - The Kraine Theatre
Through February 09, 2020 - New York City

Following sold out performances and rave reviews from NYC to Hollywood, Peter Michael Marinos "Show Up, Kids! returns to The Kraine Theater. This interactive, semi-improvised family show for kids 3-10 years old puts a wildly comedic theatrical twist on the traditional kids show. When the main attraction doesnt show up, Pete enlists the help of the kids to provide prompts and control everything from plot to props, characters to costumes, and settings to sound in a one-of-a-kind, 55-minute laughfest.***** Marino handles the unpredictability of working with children in an improvised environment with great skill and grace, putting on a fantastic performance which my children were talking about long after the show. - Backstage on the FringeThis show is not like any other show. Usually, the kids are just watching things happen, but here, kids are actually part of the show. Pete definitely has a superpower!- Kids News NYCFantastic fun! A one-man whirling dervish of energy, comic timing, physical agility, and out and out hilarity. The kids were absolutely mesmerized! - The Front Row Center****Hilarious! Marino knows what kids find funny. A show of this caliber is... (read more)

Experience PlayStation at Sony Square NYC - Sony Square NYC
Through February 16, 2020 - New York

Celebrate 25 Years of Play with a collection of titles on PS4 and PS VR.

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!

The Wizard of Oz: a Jazz Musical for All Ages - Harlem Rep/Tato Laviera Theatre
Through June 20, 2020 - New York

"The Wizard of Oz" is mounted for the stage with a multi-racial cast, a jazz underscore and authoritative dramaturgy by representatives of the Yip Harburg Lyrics Foundation. Director/choreographer is Keith Lee Grant, Founding Artistic and Producing Director of Harlem Rep. With its timeless score and eternal allegories, this musical is a magical experience for young (and young-at-heart) audiences. Based on MGMs classic motion picture, the stage version mounted here follows John Kane's adaptation for the Royal Shakespeare Company, which is based on the book by L. Frank Baum, with brilliant songs by lyricist E.Y. ("Yip") Harburg and composer Harold Arlen.Thanks to work of dramaturg Deena R. Harburg, President of the Yip Harburg Lyrics Foundation, in association with acclaimed librettist Arthur Perlman, New York audiences have a chance to see the show sharpened to more of the original vision of E.Y. "Yip" Harburg, who was an unashamedly progressive thinker. The cast is multi-racial and features Latino, Black and Asian actors, fulfilling Yip's vision of a multicultural universe. Dorothy, played by Taylor-Rey Rivera, is interpreted as a modern girl and future leader who is grow... (read more)

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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