What's on for kids this weekend in the Big Apple?
SATURDAY FEBRUARY 23
Babywearing allows parents to attend to the needs of their baby while also getting things done. In this free 45 minute seminar you will be introduced to the five best carriers for newborns, and will be shown why they are great to help you choose the best one for your family.
Drawing inspiration from contemporary cultures around the world, this exciting, family-friendly series includes day-long programs featuring live performances. The Museum honors African-American History Month with a tribute to storytellers and griots who give rich voice to the African-American experience!
Kids will focus on new ways of looking at familiar subjects such as portraits and cityscapes using a variety of materials and tools like graphite, cameras, and scissors.
Follow in the footsteps of young wizards on a field trip to the Metropolitan Museum of Art in search of art that echoes characters, places and enchanted objects in the famed Harry Potter books and movies.
The Grammy nominated Pop Ups are a Brooklyn-based indie rock band have been playing children’s music for the past several years. Join them for some music fun!
SUNDAY FEBRUARY 24
This week's story time features author Brett Helquist reading from Grumpy Goat, an original new picture book celebrating friendship, nature, and how stopping to smell the flowers really can change everything.
Naomi just moved into a new apartment in the city and is feeling grumpy. She wonders why her mother wants to celebrate Purim with complete strangers and is worried that her mother forgot her seventh birthday. But she’s in for a surprise - join in to find out what happens!
This high energy group brings a carnival atmosphere to its performance, filled with call backs, sing-alongs, dance-alongs and jam-alongs. To celebrate the holiday of Purim, kids are invited to come in costume and dance to such klezmer rock songs as ClownaHagila.
Join Mario the Magician for an uplifting, inventive, and highly interactive magical performance for the young and young-at-heart! Part retro, part rock and roll, Mario is an artist and inventor who creates his own props.
This free family drop-in art workshop develops art skills through a variety of materials and themes. For ages 5-12 and their adult companions, this program offers fun and educational activities to fuel conversations about art on view.
Look, listen, and share ideas while you explore modern and contemporary art. Look closely at three to five works of art in the Museum galleries, talk about what you see, and engage in drawing, movement, or writing activities. Kids and adults participate together.
Harry Potter: The Exhibition @ Discovery Times Square
Showcasing the supreme artistry and amazing craftsmanship that went into the making of the ever popular film series, this is sure to spark curious minds and foster an excitement of discovery among guests of all ages.
Show Way @ McGinn/Cazale Theatre
11-year old Toshi Georgiana has lost a beloved family heirloom. As she searches for it, she is led by generations of women who came before her, from slaves who sewed paths to freedom to civil rights marchers. Come join Toshi as she tries to find her special connection to the past and celebrates the possibilities of the future!
For the full list of events happening this week please see here
*The above events were correct at time of going to press - please check with venue before setting off