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Events for Kids in New York City This Weekend - February 14-February 16


Events for Kids in New York City This WeekendPhoto: 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.

Valentines Day Drop-Off PJ Party at CAMP - CAMP
February 14, 2020 - New York

For parents who love guilt free time alone and kids ages 4+ who love CAMP! Accompanied by CAMPs trained counselors, kids will be entertained with story time, freeze dancing, themed crafts, pizza, and a movie night to wind down, while parents get to enjoy a guilt-free night out. The service will last from 6:00-9:00pm and is $60 per child.

Sanctuaries - Children's Museum of the Arts
February 14, 2020 - Hudson Square

Our new exhibit asks us to think about the meaning of sanctuary. What makes you feel safe? What gives you hope? Where do you feel inspired? Create your own sanctuary using clay!

Valentines Day Drop-Off PJ Party at CAMP - Hudson Yards CAMP
February 14, 2020 - New York

For parents who love guilt-free time alone and kids ages 4+ who love CAMP! Accompanied by CAMPs trained counselors, kids will be entertained with storytime, freeze dancing, themed crafts, pizza, and a movie night to wind down, while parents get to enjoy a guilt-free night out. The service will last from 6:00-8:00pm and is $40 per child.

Clay Community Center Inspired by Deepti Sunder - Children's Museum of the Arts
Through February 14, 2020 - Hudson Square

Have you checked out our Common Ground exhibit in the Fine Arts Studio yet? It's a whole wall featuring work by Teaching Artists who work here at CMA! The sculpture piece on the right is by Deepti Sunder, who has created a library for her imagined characters to inhabit. Join us in adding figures to our own collaborative community center, thinking about what a place for the community could use and making people inhabit this place!

Cricket Micro Animations - Children's Museum of the Arts
Through February 14, 2020 - Hudson Square

Love Crickets, Save the Planet asks us to think about insects in a new way. What does it mean to celebrate a bug? Using our special microscope camera, investigate what a cricket looks like and record this investigation in stop-motion animation! Using art and science, we can fall in love with crickets!

Protest Plastic! - Children's Museum of the Arts
Through February 14, 2020 - Hudson Square

Katherine Earle embroiders underwater creatures like jellyfish onto plastic bags to bring awareness to the fact that plastic is damaging the homes of jellyfish the oceans! Today we will be embroidering on plastic bags to protect the jellyfish homes. Embroider a slogan or an image onto the plastic where could you hang it so that it could make an impact? Join us in spreading awareness about the effect of plastic on the homes of our favorite sea creatures.

Watson Adventures Grand Central Scramble Family Scavenger Hunt - Grand Central Terminal
February 15, 2020 - 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, youll 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.

Saturday Storytime - Brooklyn Heights Library
February 15, 2020 - Brooklyn

Join us each Saturday to hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud.

Winter Trees - Children's Museum of the Arts
February 15, 2020 - Hudson Square

We often overlook trees during the winter. In the cold months, trees lose their leaves and become dormant. Find the beauty in leafless winter trees and recreate them using clay!

Multicultural Celebration! - RIOULT Dance Center
February 16, 2020 - Astoria

The Central Astoria LDC proudly presents a "Multicultural Celebration" event on 2/16/2020 from 12:30 - 4:30 pm at RIOULT Dance Center, featuring carnevale and traditional music and dance performances from Italy, Russia, Peru, Bangladesh, Mexico, Ireland, and a group representing the countries of the Caribbean.Bring your friends and family to this wonderful FREE event as we come together to celebrate all the different cultures from around the world.We look forward to seeing you there!*This program is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council and NYC Council Member Jimmy Van Bramer through the Cultural Immigrant Initiative*Check out our website and social media for more details:https://www.facebook.com/events/146889510070476/https://www.instagram.com/centralastorialdc/https://twitter.com/Central_Astoria

Clay Habitats - Children's Museum of the Arts
February 16, 2020 - Hudson Square

Animals have different habitats and places they call home. Hermits and turtles have shells, bears live in caves, and bees live in hives. Construct your own animal habitat and design it any way you like!

Sand Animations - Children's Museum of the Arts
Through February 16, 2020 - Hudson Square

Using multicolored sand and lightbox setups, create your own sand animation! Focus on texture, line, and direction of motion. Tell a story in the sand!

Hidden Interiors - Children's Museum of the Arts
Through February 16, 2020 - Hudson Square

Join us today as we create buildings out of cardboard boxes! Young artists will get a cardboard box to create the interior and exterior of a home or building. Keep the box closed and you have a little house sculpture, or open it and reveal a hidden interior world filled with furniture, trinkets, and more!

When I Grow Up! - Children's Museum of the Arts
Through February 16, 2020 - Hudson Square

Create an anthem telling everyone what you will change about the world when you grow up. Now is your chance to shine!

Experience PlayStation at Sony Square NYC - Sony Square NYC
Through February 16, 2020 - New York

Celebrate 25 Years of Play with a collection of titles on PS4 and PS VR.

Riddle of the Trilobites - New Victory Theater
Through February 23, 2020 - New York

Travel way way way way way back in time! In this live, original musical, set 500 million years ago, all life dwells in one sea and trilobites rule the ocean floor. When young Aphra discovers that the fate of the entire trilobite kingdom rests on her shelled shoulders, she and her arthropod pals must solve the RIDDLE OF THE TRILOBITES before a sea change of epic proportions destroys their home. With humor, heart and eye-popping prehistoric puppetry, this underwater adventure shows us how we can leave our mark on the world when we dare to be brave.RIDDLE OF THE TRILOBITES has a running time of 80 minutes with no intermission, and is recommended for ages 6 and up.

Yeti, Set, Snow! - Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre
Through February 23, 2020 - New York

Yeti, Set, Snow! an original story and marionette production produced by the City Parks Foundation will be making its anticipated return to the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre in Central Park. Perfect for families with young children, this winter adventure kicks off the holiday season with puppetry and music beginning November 12, 2019 throughout the winter season to February 23, 2020. The production is recommended for families with children ages 3 - 8. Yeti, Set, Snow! tells the story of a young girl named Widget, and her friend, Twig, who encounter a yeti named Pascetti and pet cat, Tinsel Kitty, on the first snow day of the winter season. Pascetti, who lives on a mountaintop nearby, dislikes the snow. Through songs and snow day activities, Pascetti discovers not only that snow can be fun, but also learns the value of friendship.

Transit Tots - New York Transit Museum
Through February 27, 2020 - Brooklyn

Join each week for transit-themed stories and hands-on activities for the youngest transportation fans. Free with admission. Ages 2-5 and accompanying adults. This month's theme is Elizabeth Jennings Graham!

Fun family programs: Celebrating Elizabeth Jennings Graham - New York Transit Museum
Through March 01, 2020 - Brooklyn

Enjoy fun family programs every weekend in February (Saturdays & Sundays) with museum admission. Participate in games, activities, stories, fun facts, learning, and more! This month's theme is Celebrating Elizabeth Jennings Graham! See more family programs at nytransitmuseum.org/programs/.

TADA! Youth Theater Announces Winter Semester Classes Open for Registration - TADA! Youth Theater
Through May 09, 2020 - New York

Winter Classes 12 session musical theater weekly classes begin January 27, 2020 through May 9, 2020.All TADA! classes and camps are focused on original work and are team-taught by two professional Teaching Artists with extensive experience in musical theater and arts education. Ensemble methods are taught to encourage active listening, empathy and working with others. All students focus on daily musical theater training, expressing themselves through storytelling and developing characters within their show. Winter session classes culminate in a quality performance where students perform their very own mini-musical for a live audience.

Day Pass for Unlimited Art Projects! - Private Picassos
Through June 01, 2020 - Brooklyn

Ages 1.5 - 18+ yrsUnlimited art projects at our studio for 1 day.Get 20% off specialty projects (including Acrylic on Canvas, DIY Stuffed Animal & Weekly Specials) and 10% off retail items!

The Wizard of Oz: a Jazz Musical for All Ages - Harlem Rep/Tato Laviera Theatre
Through June 20, 2020 - New York

"The Wizard of Oz" is mounted for the stage with a multi-racial cast, a jazz underscore and authoritative dramaturgy by representatives of the Yip Harburg Lyrics Foundation. Director/choreographer is Keith Lee Grant, Founding Artistic and Producing Director of Harlem Rep. With its timeless score and eternal allegories, this musical is a magical experience for young (and young-at-heart) audiences. Based on MGMs classic motion picture, the stage version mounted here follows John Kane's adaptation for the Royal Shakespeare Company, which is based on the book by L. Frank Baum, with brilliant songs by lyricist E.Y. ("Yip") Harburg and composer Harold Arlen.Thanks to work of dramaturg Deena R. Harburg, President of the Yip Harburg Lyrics Foundation, in association with acclaimed librettist Arthur Perlman, New York audiences have a chance to see the show sharpened to more of the original vision of E.Y. "Yip" Harburg, who was an unashamedly progressive thinker. The cast is multi-racial and features Latino, Black and Asian actors, fulfilling Yip's vision of a multicultural universe. Dorothy, played by Taylor-Rey Rivera, is interpreted as a modern girl and future leader who is grow... (read more)

Discount from Kids Dentistry Center - Kids Dentistry Center
Through October 19, 2020 - Brooklyn

Kids Dentistry Center is one of a kind pediatric office which offers children the best in dental and orthodontic therapy in a fun and exciting environment that includes a unique entertainment area featuring video games and toys. Established in 1992, it is the preeminent practice for Pediatric Dentistry in Brooklyn. For a limited time, we are having an event for all new patients, 5-10% off any service. Please contact Kids Dentistry Center for consultation by this number: +1 718-491-5300.

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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