NYC Listings (2): What's on for kids this weekend; March 16-17

Saturday, Mar 16
Tubby the Tuba narrated by Patti Smith 
Listen to the Godmother of Punk narrate her childhood favorite at Avery Fisher Hall.
$15–$55 | READ MORE

Spring Into Norouz! Persian New Year Family Day
Fete the start of spring with Kurdish dancers, shadow puppets and egg decorating at Asia Society.
$12, children $5 | READ MORE

Make It/Take It Saturday: Nano Day
Discover nanotechnology by experimenting with memory wire and LCD displays at the Newark Museum. 
Free with museum admission | READ MORE

Randy Kaplan
Join Mr. Diddie Wah Diddie as he strums his way through Broadway and blues tunes at Symphony Space. 
$20, children $13 | READ MORE

Making the Familiar Strange: Art Workshop with Pratt Institute Art Educators
Learn fresh perspectives inspired by the "New Wave Finland" photography exhibit at Scandinavia House.

Sunday, Mar 17
Annual St. Patrick's Day Open Day
Pay homage to the Emerald Isle with authentic music, dance and crafts at the Irish Arts Center's shindig. 

Yellow Sneaker's "The Matzo Time Crunch"
Celebrate Passover with a hilarious puppet show and a matzo-cover craft at the Center for Jewish History.

Passover with ShirLaLa
Experience the Passover tale with kiddie rocker Shira Kobren at the Museum of Jewish Heritage. 
$10, children under 11 $7 | READ MORE

The Beauty of Ballet
Learn how ballerinas are born in an introduction to the art form at the Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts. 

Brooklyn St. Patrick's Day Parade
Stake out a spot on Seventh Avenue for Park Slope's annual holiday procession.

All weekend
Marvel at the troupe's dreamlike, acrobatic journey through human evolution at Citi Field.
$45–$140 | READ MORE

See if clown Bello Nock's gravity-defying hairdo withstands his big-top antics at the New Vic.
$14–$38 | READ MORE

"Wear It or Not: Recent Jewelry Acquisitions"
Ogle midcentury baubles and computer-designed musical jewelry at the Museum of Arts and Design.
Free with museum admission | READ MORE

A (Tooth) Fairy Tale
See what happens when a kid trades places with the winged tooth collector in the new Vital Theatre show.
$25–30 | READ MORE

Family Art Project: Primitive Prints
Create bright, bold prints after checking out the tracks left by critters on the grounds of Wave Hill.
Free with garden admission | READ MORE