NYC Weekend Listings Feb 9-10

Happy New Year!


Make Puppet/Play Puppet Workshop @ Brooklyn Acting School
Kids get to go on a journey of pure imagination and creativity with their very own sock puppet made during the session.

Chinese New Year Celebration! @ Honeydew PlayHouse
Celebrate the Year of the Snake in their indoor playground, make crafts, march in the Dragon Parade, have your face painted, get lucky red envelopes with treats inside, and much more.

Celebrating Lunar New Year: The Year of the Snake @ The Met
Show the deep wisdom of those born in the Year of the Snake and celebrate with performances, interactive gallery activities, and art-making workshops for all ages.

Family Concert: What is Latin Jazz? @ Lincoln Center (1pm & 3pm)
Latin Jazz fuses intoxicating Afro-Caribbean and Pan-American rhythms with the elevated harmonic structure and instrumental virtuosity of jazz. Drummer, percussionist, and educator Bobby Sanabria will lead his Multiverse Big Band in introducing families to the idiom’s concepts and historical timeline.

1st Anniversary Festival @ babyNOIR
Celebrating their first anniversary since they became babyNOIR Boutique! Free gift at the door, live music, complimentary refreshments, gift with purchase and special story time.


Macy's Sunday Story Time: Chinese New Year @ DiMenna Children's History Museum
Imagine going for a stroll through Chinatown – what would you see, smell, and hear? Share your favorite things about Chinatown and Gung hay fat choy! That means “Happy New Year!” in Chinese. Chinatown by William Low. Ages 4-7.

Classics For Kids & Their Families @ Film Forum
A Sunday matinee movie series at 11 a.m. Tickets $7

Music for Aardvarks Concert @ The Jewish Museum
David Weinstone and The Music for Aardvarks Band will perform two concerts for kids. Families will hear favorite songs that celebrate being a kid in New York City.

How Do They Do That? @ The Metropolitan
Peek at technique and learn - through handling tools and materials - how works of art were created. Each afternoon program is divided into thirty-minute sessions, between 1pm and 4pm.

Drop In Art Workshop @ Queens Museum Of Art
The museum offers free Family Drop-in Art Workshops as a means to develop art skills through a variety of materials and themes. Targeting children ages 5-12 and their adult companions, this program offers fun and educational activities to fuel conversations about art on view.


Bugs & Other Insects @ Staten Island Children's Museum
Learn why their Madagascar hissing cockroaches and giant African millipedes are called the “recyclers” of the rain forest. Maybe bugs and other insects are not so scary, after all!

Family Art Project: Hearts & Flower @ Wave Hill
Breathe in the fragrance of greenhouse flowers and enjoy their colorful blooms. Use them as inspiration to make lovely, lacy, feathery and flowerful Valentine’s Day cards.

Fancy Nancy The Musical @ McGinn/Cazale Theatre
Fancy Nancy and her friends are going to be performing in their very first show, “Deep Sea Dances.” Nancy is positive, that’s fancy for 100 percent sure, that she and her friend Bree will be picked to be mermaids. When another girl wins the coveted role of the mermaid, Nancy is stuck playing a dreary, dull tree. Can Nancy bring fancy flair to her role?

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