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Events for Kids in New York City This Weekend - June 7-June 9


Events for Kids in New York City This Weekend Photo: 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.

Teen Tech Time - Bedford Branch Library
June 07, 2019 - Brooklyn

Join our Teen Tech Time program. Play various gaming systems such as XBOX and Playstation 4.

Creative Writing for Kids - Brooklyn Public Library - Cortelyou Branch
June 07, 2019 - Brooklyn

NY Writers Coalition (NYWC) invites you to write and share your story in this one-of-a-kind creative writing workshop. Participants discover the power of their own stories, gain confidence and a stronger sense of self and become part of a creative, socially conscious community. Writing prompts and other materials are provided -- just bring yourself! Ages 7-11

Playtime - Brooklyn Public Library - Cortelyou Branch
June 07, 2019 - Brooklyn

Fun for BPL's youngest patrons!!! Come play with toys and listen to preschool music!!!

Thomas The Tank Engine Play Time - Brooklyn Public Library - Cortelyou Branch
June 07, 2019 - Brooklyn

Join us for a very special play time featuring our very own, generously donated Thomas the Tank Engine Play Set! For all ages.

Kids Create - Brooklyn Public Library Crown Heights Branch
June 07, 2019 - Brooklyn

Kids Create is geared for children ages 6-12. Bring your creativity and a smile!

Free Style Fidays for Kids - Brooklyn Public Library - Bushwick Branch
June 07, 2019 - Brooklyn

Board Games, Tech time and video gaming

Just Sing! Karaoke - Brooklyn Public Library Crown Heights Branch
June 07, 2019 - Brooklyn

Karaoke Fridays are back! Join us and sing your favorite song!

Free Style Fridays for Kids - Brooklyn Public Library - Bushwick Branch
June 07, 2019 - Brooklyn

Board Games, Tech time and video gaming

Preschool Storytime - Brooklyn Public Library - Pacific Branch
June 07, 2019 - Brooklyn

Come and join us for stories, songs, rhymes and fingerplays! Ages 3-5 years.

Story Play - Brighton Beach Library
June 07, 2019 - Brooklyn

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

Kids Chess! - Brighton Beach Library
June 07, 2019 - Brooklyn

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

Summer Living - Children's Museum of the Arts
Through June 07, 2019 - New York

5+ At Gallery Summer is fast approaching. Tell the story of your summer plans and what you are most excited for in an animated universe of your own creation!

Arabic Storytime - Brooklyn Public Library - Bay Ridge Branch
June 08, 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.

Saturday Storytime - Canarsie Library
June 08, 2019 - Brooklyn

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

Tribester Turbo: Speed Dating for Jewish Professionals (Ages 32-46) - Bryant Park Lounge
June 08, 2019 - New York

Speed Date Your Tuchus Off with Tribester and WeekendDating Ages: Women 32-45 / Men 33-46 Looking for mutual attraction by swiping between photos of people? So 2012. Looking for mutual attraction by meeting actual people IRL? That's Tribester Turbo. We'll set you up with up to 13 mini-dates each lasting about 4-5 minutes. After each date, you will circle "yes" or "no" on your handy-dandy scorecard as to whether or not you would be interested in further connecting. It's like Tinder IRL except with Jewish professionals and without the hookup vibe. At the end of the evening you will turn in your scorecard for us to tally. Good times.

Kids Silent Disco and Parents Boozy Brunch Party! - 230 Fifth
June 08, 2019 - New York

Looking to get your brunch on while your kids have fun too? Look no further! Quiet Events has the party for you. Enjoy a brunch cocktail while our three live DJs lead your kids in dancing and singalongs! This event is ideal for birthday parties or just a fun afternoon with the family. Please note, food and drink are not included in your silent disco ticket price. Your 3 Live DJ’s are spinning kid friendly hits all afternoon: DJ 1 (Green): Top 40 Dance Hits DJ 2 (Red): 80’s, 90’s & 2K Throwbacks DJ 3 (Blue): Hip Hop/R&B Your Experience Includes: • A pair of Quiet Events headphones • Glow in the Dark gear • 3 Live DJ’s battling for your attention Special notes: • All ages welcome • Guests under 21 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian • Rain or Shine • All Food and Drink sold separately Additional Information: Common Questions: • Do I need headphones? Anyone is allowed into 230 5th to eat/drink but you need headphones to hear the music & participate in the activities. What to bring: • Valid ID • You MUST have a credit or debit card for the check-in process. If the headphones are NOT returned, there will be a $100 charge to your credit or ... (read more)

Magic Show - Broadway Comedy Club
June 08, 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
June 08, 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.

Saturday Storytime - Bedford Branch Library
June 08, 2019 - Brooklyn

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

Saturday Storytime - Brooklyn Public Library - Cortelyou Branch
June 08, 2019 - Brooklyn

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

Saturday Storytime! - Brooklyn Public Library - Bushwick Branch
June 08, 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!

Saturday Storytime - Brighton Beach Library
June 08, 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.

Watson Adventures’ Grand Central Scramble Family Scavenger Hunt - Grand Central Terminal
June 08, 2019 - 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, 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, and learn the arrival time of a “ghost” train. Kids must be accompanied by an adult. Advance purchase is required.

Story Play with RIF - Clarendon Branch Library
June 08, 2019 - Brooklyn

Join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more! After storytime there will be time for play and children who have a library card will be counted for our RIF (Reading is Fundamental) program.

Yogi Tales - North 3rd Street Market
June 09, 2019 -

Yogi Tales co-founders and education veterans, Grant Henry and Evan Nachimson, will lead Kids Yoga at the food hall every Sunday from 10:00am - 10:40am. The goal of the class is to provide kids (12 months - 8 years) with a fun balance of yoga and music that is engaging, educational and entertaining. Parents can grab coffee and pastries from Champion Coffee or drinking vinegars and toasts from Sweet Road Bevs while their tots #flow. $20/class: If you purchase tickets on our website $25/class: If you drop-in at the N 3rd Street Market We also offer 50% sibling discount on all classes

26th Annual Bus Festival - Brooklyn Bridge Plaza
June 09, 2019 - Brooklyn Heights

Join us on Sunday, June 9th for our 26th annual Bus Festival at Brooklyn Bridge Park! See and step aboard buses from our vintage fleet, representing more than 80 years of New York City surface transit history. Enjoy special activities and photo ops, meet some of the bus drivers who help keep our city moving, and take in the view of the Manhattan skyline from Bridge Plaza underneath the Brooklyn Bridge at 11 Water Street! Bus Festival is free and open to the public from 11am to 5pm. Last admission at 4:30pm.

Bout à Bout - The Duke on 42nd Street
Through June 09, 2019 - New York

In the whimsical world of BOUT À BOUT ("end to end"), an ordinary piece of rope transforms into a lovable little hero who sets out on an adventure full of challenges and excitement. Along the way, this intrepid bit of twine encounters curious aquatic creatures, a cranky motorist and some springy, stringy playmates, all brought to life through the wondrous and inventive puppetry of Le Clan des Songes. BOUT À BOUT has a running time of 35 minutes with no intermission, and is recommended for ages 2-4.

Pride in the Pacific: Special Offerings in Celebration of Pride Month in June - National Geographic Encounter: Ocean Odyssey
Through June 30, 2019 - New York

Brazilian Modern: the Living Art of Roberto Burle Marx - New York Botanical Garden
Through September 29, 2019 - Bronx

Roberto Burle Marx (1909–94) was a force of nature in Brazil—through his bold landscapes, vibrant art, and passionate commitment to plant conservation. His powerful modernist vision produced thousands of gardens and landscapes, including the famous curving mosaic walkways at Copacabana Beach in Rio and the beautiful rooftop garden at Banco Safra in São Paulo. Feel his artistic energy and love of plants during our Garden-wide exhibition of lush gardens; paintings, drawings, and textiles; and the sights and sounds of Brazil that inspired his life and work.

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)

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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