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


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.

Babies & Books - Brooklyn Public Library - Bushwick Branch
May 24, 2019 - Brooklyn

Enjoy great books for babies, learn fun songs and rhymes, and meet other families in your neighborhood in this interactive storytime program for ages 0-18 months.

Free Style Fidays for Kids - Brooklyn Public Library - Bushwick Branch
May 24, 2019 - Brooklyn

Board Games, Tech time and video gaming

Story Play - Brighton Beach Library
May 24, 2019 - Brooklyn

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

Library Lab - Brighton Beach Library
May 24, 2019 - Brooklyn

Library Lab is Brooklyn Public Library's dynamic learning enrichment program for children (ages 6 to 10) and their families. Explore Science, Technology, Engineering and Math concepts with fun, free activities that will spark curiosity through hands-on experiments. This program is made possible with the generous support of the Carnegie Corporation of New York and The New York Hall of Science.

Kids Chess! - Brighton Beach Library
May 24, 2019 - Brooklyn

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

Preschool Storytime - Brooklyn Public Library - Pacific Branch
May 24, 2019 - Brooklyn

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

The Color of Joy - Children's Museum of the Arts
Through May 24, 2019 - New York

5+ At Fine Arts Studio What's your favorite color? Which color makes you the happiest to see used somewhere? How can color change someone's mood, or the effect a piece of artwork has on the viewer? Join us in the art of mixing colors to try your new favorite hue, and then using that color in a one of a kind piece of art!

Collaborative Utopia - Children's Museum of the Arts
Through May 24, 2019 - New York

5+ At Gallery Artist Annelies Heijnen makes whimsical sculptures of cities! Today we will take inspiration from her pieces to create a collaborative utopian cityscape. What can you add to our city that would inspire happiness?

Tales of the Nimbus - Children's Museum of the Arts
Through May 24, 2019 - New York

5+ At Gallery The Clouds are telling stories up in the sky and its causing quite a ruckus here on the ground. What tale's can be so interesting to be causing this much rain?

Arabic Storytime - Brooklyn Public Library - Bay Ridge Branch
May 25, 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.

Family Saturdays at New York City Ballet - David H. Koch Theater
May 25, 2019 - New York

Join us for these exciting one-hour interactive presentations featuring excerpts from New York City Ballet's diverse repertory performed by Company dancers and members of the NYCB Orchestra. Daniel Ulbricht, Principal Dancer and Family Saturdays Creative Director, hosts the programs, offering insight on choreography, music, and dancers. SAT, MAY 25 at 11 AM: Captivating Choreography The choreographers of New York City Ballet have been dazzling audiences for decades with their imaginative ideas and fancy footwork. Join us as we learn about key choreographers, past and present, who have shaped the Company’s history. Your child will even get to learn some iconic ballet moves!

Family Saturdays at New York City Ballet - David H. Koch Theater
May 25, 2019 - New York

Join us for these exciting one-hour interactive presentations featuring excerpts from New York City Ballet's diverse repertory performed by Company dancers and members of the NYCB Orchestra. Daniel Ulbricht, Principal Dancer and Family Saturdays Creative Director, hosts the programs, offering insight on choreography, music, and dancers. SAT, MAY 25 at 11 AM: Captivating Choreography The choreographers of New York City Ballet have been dazzling audiences for decades with their imaginative ideas and fancy footwork. Join us as we learn about key choreographers, past and present, who have shaped the Company’s history. Your child will even get to learn some iconic ballet moves!

Family Saturdays at New York City Ballet - David H. Koch Theater
May 25, 2019 - New York

Join us for these exciting one-hour interactive presentations featuring excerpts from New York City Ballet's diverse repertory performed by Company dancers and members of the NYCB Orchestra. Daniel Ulbricht, Principal Dancer and Family Saturdays Creative Director, hosts the programs, offering insight on choreography, music, and dancers. SAT, MAY 25 at 11 AM: Captivating Choreography The choreographers of New York City Ballet have been dazzling audiences for decades with their imaginative ideas and fancy footwork. Join us as we learn about key choreographers, past and present, who have shaped the Company’s history. Your child will even get to learn some iconic ballet moves!

Family Saturdays at New York City Ballet - David H. Koch Theater
May 25, 2019 - New York

Join us for these exciting one-hour interactive presentations featuring excerpts from New York City Ballet's diverse repertory performed by Company dancers and members of the NYCB Orchestra. Daniel Ulbricht, Principal Dancer and Family Saturdays Creative Director, hosts the programs, offering insight on choreography, music, and dancers. SAT, MAY 25 at 11 AM: Captivating Choreography The choreographers of New York City Ballet have been dazzling audiences for decades with their imaginative ideas and fancy footwork. Join us as we learn about key choreographers, past and present, who have shaped the Company’s history. Your child will even get to learn some iconic ballet moves!

Watson Adventures’ HAMILTON: The Family Scavenger Hunt - Watson Adventures Meet-Up Location
May 25, 2019 - New York

Follow in Alexander Hamilton’s footsteps through the streets of Lower Manhattan, from Wall Street to Battery Park. Kids and adults work together to discover the places where the feisty Founding Father worked, played, debated, fought, and planned his fatal duel. No knowledge of Alexander Hamilton or the Wall Street area is necessary. Whether you’re a fan of the hit Broadway musical or just curious about the Founding Fathers and early New York City, you’ll enjoy this scavenger hunt. The hunt is for ages 10 and up. Kids must be accompanied by an adult. Advance purchase is required.

Aliens - Children's Museum of the Arts
May 25, 2019 - New York

Create a funky clay alien in today's Clay Bar workshop. How many eyes, arms, or antennae does your alien have?

Songwriting - Children's Museum of the Arts
May 25, 2019 - New York

5+ At Sound Booth Create a collaborative track with your friends! Learn the basics of sound engineering software and what goes into making a hit song!

Mythical Creatures - Children's Museum of the Arts
May 26, 2019 - New York

5+ At Clay Bar Sculpt creatures from mythology including, but not limited to, dragons, unicorns, fairies, pegasus, sphinx, and more!

CMA Sound Booth Theatre - Children's Museum of the Arts
May 26, 2019 - New York

5+ At Sound Booth Join us today in the sound booth as we bring our stories to life by creating our own characters, sound effects, and movie scores!

Positivity Pins - Children's Museum of the Arts
Through May 26, 2019 - New York

5+ At Gallery Pins usually have slogans on them to share your beliefs with other people! What happy slogans or images can you come up with that you might like to share? Create a positivity pin in our gallery today and wear it proudly to spread joy in your community.

Collage Animation - Children's Museum of the Arts
Through May 26, 2019 - New York

Animate with various kinds objects such as pom poms, patterned papers, post cards etc!

Out of the Box - Children's Museum of the Arts
Through May 26, 2019 - New York

5+ At Fine Arts Studio Makiko Hattori creates ceramic containers and sculptures that have highly detailed textures on their surfaces. They are motivated to create new forms that have never existed before, while sometimes borrowing inspiration from the human body and clothing. Today in the studio, we'll be creating vases and similar containers from air dry clay that have highly textured surfaces for use in our homes! Will you create a planter, a pencil holder, or just something that stands alone as an art object? Use buttons, beads and other upcycled materials to decorate our sustainable containers!

IMG Fashion Camp - IMG Academy
Through May 29, 2019 - Florida

IMG Fashion Camp, a one-of-a-kind experience for teens aged 14-20 interested in learning all there is to know about the fashion industry, will return for its third year at IMG Academy in Brandenton, Florida, from June 23-29, 2019. At IMG Fashion Camp, our goal is to provide insider insights into different career paths within the fashion space, inspiring the future leaders of the fashion community. Tickets are available at imgfashioncamp.com! This year’s speakers and special guest appearances include: • Expert speakers: o Celebrity hairstylist, represented by The Wall Group, Lacy Redway o Celebrity makeup artist, Dior brand ambassador and Honest Beauty Creative Consultant, represented by The Wall Group, Daniel Martin o Celebrity stylist and fashion designer, represented by The Wall Group, Karla Welch o Director, photographer and activist, represented by IMG LENS, Christelle De Castro o Fashion designer and CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund finalist, Christian Cowan o Founder, chief executive and chief creative officer of leading creative agency Laird + Partners, Trey Laird o IMG model, Devon Windsor o IMG model, actor and musician, Lucky Blue Smith o IMG model, celebrity fi... (read more)

Ulster Proud Award - John H. Fisher, P.C.
Through June 01, 2019 - Kingston

The John H. Fisher Ulster Proud Award will give one lucky winner the chance to give back to the community by selecting their favorite charity to receive $500. Nominate someone or a business you know in Ulster County who has achieved great success to win this award. Nominations will be accepted until June 1, 2019. To nominate, fill out the form on the Ulster Proud Award page.

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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