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Events for kids this week in New York

Activities, events, performances, festivals and other things to do with kids throughout New York City over the next seven days.

"Sesame Street presents The Body Exhibit"

  • Price band: 1/4

Explore the way the body works with help from Elmo, Oscar and the rest of

  1. Liberty Science Center 222 Jersey City Blvd, between Philip and Wilson Sts
  2. Tue Mar 31 - Sun May 3
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The Orchid Show

  • Price band: 2/4
  • Critics choice

The New York Botanical Garden explodes into a tropical floral extravaganza

  1. New York Botanical Garden Bronx River Pkwy, at Fordham Rd, 10458
  2. Tue Mar 31 - Sun Apr 19
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Macy's Flower Show

  • Critics choice
  • Free

Running for more than 60 years, Macy’s Flower Show has provided a showcase

  1. Macy's Herald Square 151 W 34th St, between Sixth and Seventh Aves
  2. Tue Mar 31 - Sat Apr 4
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"Nature's Fury: The Science of Natural Disasters"

  • Price band: 2/4

If Hurricane Sandy has taught New Yorkers anything, it's that no one is

  1. American Museum of Natural History Middle School Institutes Central Park West, at 79th St, 10024
  2. Tue Mar 31 - Sun Aug 9
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Robot Swarm

Kids will marvel at the Museum of Mathematics' futuristic new exhibit,

  1. Museum of Mathematics (MoMath) 11 E 26th St, between Fifth and Madison Aves, 10010
  2. Tue Mar 31 - Mon Dec 14
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"Hello from Japan!"

  • Price band: 1/4

Delve into the cultural traditions of Tokyo and explore two very different

  1. Children's Museum of Manhattan 212 W 83rd St, between Amsterdam Ave and Broadway, 10024
  2. Tue Mar 31 - Sun May 17
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Dinosaur Encounter at the Staten Island Zoo

  • Price band: 1/4

If your kids are too young to see Jurassic Park, pay a visit to some

  1. Staten Island Zoo 614 Broadway, between Colonial Ct and Glenwood Pl
  2. Tue Mar 31 - Wed Apr 1
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"From Here to There"

Kids will explore the science behind how things move in this hands-on

  1. Brooklyn Children’s Museum 145 Brooklyn Ave, at St. Marks Ave
  2. Tue Mar 31 - Sun May 10
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"Audubon's Aviary: Part III of the Complete Flock"

  • Price band: 1/4

The last installation in a three-part series of exhibitions—titled "The

  1. New-York Historical Society 170 Central Park West, between 76th and 77th Sts, 10024
  2. Tue Mar 31 - Sun May 10
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Spring Break Wolf Camp for Kids

  • Price band: 3/4

For kids who wish they were raised by wolves, this is the perfect way to

  1. Wolf Conservation Center 7 Buck Run St, 10590
  2. Tue Mar 31 - Fri Apr 3
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MoMA Art Lab: Places and Spaces

  • Price band: 1/4

This interactive space at the MoMA allows visitors to discover places and

  1. Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) 11 W 53rd St, between Fifth and Sixth Aves, 10019
  2. Tue Mar 31 - Mon Aug 31
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Jack and the Beanstalk

  • Price band: 1/4

Help Jack find the Giant at this fresh re-telling of the classic English

  1. Central Park Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre west side, at 79th St
  2. Tue Mar 31 - Sun Jun 28
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Galapagos: Nature’s Wonderland in 3D

  • Price band: 1/4

Animal Planet's Jeff Corwin narrates this thrilling 20–minute film

  1. New York Hall of Science 47-01 111th St, at 47th Ave, 11368
  2. Tue Mar 31 - Tue Jun 30
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Blue Man Group

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Price band: 4/4
  • Critics choice

Three deadpan, blue-skinned men with extraterrestrial imaginations carry

  1. 434 Lafayette St, between Astor Pl and E 4th St
  2. Tue Mar 31 - Thu Dec 31
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Little New-Yorkers

  • Price band: 1/4

The youngest NYC residents explore their city through storytelling,

  1. New-York Historical Society 170 Central Park West, between 76th and 77th Sts, 10024
  2. Tue Mar 31 - Fri Apr 3
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The Lion King

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Price band: 3/4
  • Critics choice

Disney's Tony-winning show continues to dazzle at the Minskoff. Any child

  1. 200 W 45th St, between Broadway and Eighth Ave
  2. Tue Mar 31 - Thu Dec 31
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Wicked

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Price band: 2/4
  • Critics choice

Based on novelist Gregory Maguire's 1995 adult variation on L. Frank

  1. Gershwin Theatre 222 W 51st St, between Broadway and Eighth Ave
  2. Tue Mar 31 - Thu Dec 31
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Matilda

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Price band: 3/4
  • Critics choice

Not since Billy Elliot has an English musical import been so hyped. And,

  1. 225 W 44th St, between Broadway and Eighth Ave
  2. Tue Mar 31 - Thu Dec 31
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Aladdin

  • Price band: 2/4

This adaptation of the Disney classic tops the rest with its

  1. New Amsterdam Theatre 214 W 42nd St, between Seventh and Eighth Aves
  2. Tue Mar 31 - Sun Jul 5
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The Fantasticks

  • Price band: 2/4

The Fantasticks is the world’s longest-running musical—plus, it's

  1. 210 W 50th St, at Broadway
  2. Tue Mar 31 - Sun May 3
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Stomp

  • Price band: 3/4

Ideal for kids who think banging on pots and pans (and garbage-can lids

  1. 126 Second Ave, between St. Marks Pl and E 7th St
  2. Tue Mar 31 - Thu Dec 31
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Science Playground

  • Price band: 1/4

Tots learn about technology as they slide and seesaw, climb a giant

  1. New York Hall of Science 47-01 111th St, at 47th Ave, 11368
  2. Wed Apr 1 - Thu Dec 31
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Yak Packers

  • Price band: 1/4

A drop-in program for young children, Yak Packers invites kids explore

  1. The Rubin Museum of Art 150 W 17th St, at Seventh Ave, 10011
  2. Wed Apr 1 - Thu Apr 30
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"Pixelated: Sum of Its Pieces"

Explore perception in the digital world at the Children's Museum of the

  1. Children's Museum of the Arts 103 Charlton St, between Greenwich and Hudson Sts, 10014
  2. Wed Apr 1 - Sun May 3
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La Maison du Chocolat Tasting Afternoon

Go on a luxury sugar rush at one of La Maison du Chocolat's five NYC

  1. La Maison du Chocolat 30 Rockefeller Plaza, between Fifth and Sixth Aves, 10020
  2. Wed Apr 1
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New York Spring Spectacular

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Price band: 3/4
  • Critics choice

Witness the legendary Rockettes take the stage for a new spring

  1. 1260 Sixth Ave, at 50th St
  2. Wed Apr 1 - Sun May 3
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Bad Dancing

  • Price band: 3/4

If you enjoy the audition phase of reality TV dance

  1. Roy Arias Stages 300 W 43rd St, at Eighth Ave
  2. Wed Apr 1 - Sun Apr 26
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Full Bunny Contact

  • Price band: 1/4
  • Critics choice

If your family is looking for more excitement than bonnets and pastels

  1. Clemente Soto Vélez Cultural Center 107 Suffolk St, between Delancey and Rivington Sts
  2. Wed Apr 1 - Sun Apr 5
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Green Meadows Farm Easter Egg Hunt

  • Price band: 1/4

Families can celebrate spring with some outdoor fun at this annual Easter

  1. Floyd Bennett Field 50 Aviation Road, at Flatbush Ave
  2. Thu Apr 2 - Sun Apr 5
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Poetry 2015: Speaking Truth

  • Price band: 2/4

Teens witness various forms of creative expression at this popular poetry

  1. BAM Fisher 321 Ashland Pl, between Hanson Pl and Lafayette Ave, 11217
  2. Thu Apr 2
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Kids at Art Spring Break Mini Camp

  • Price band: 3/4

Creative kids will delve into visual arts like painting, drawing and

  1. Kids at Art 1412 Second Ave, between 73rd and 74th Sts, 10021
  2. Fri Apr 3
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Imaginary Architectures Spring Break Camp

  • Price band: 4/4

Artistic kids can spend their spring break creating masterpieces at this

  1. The Painted Cloud 168 Marcy Ave, between Broadway and S 5th St
  2. Fri Apr 3 - Fri Apr 10
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Taste Buds Kitchen Spring Break Camps

  • Price band: 4/4

School may be out for spring break, but Taste Buds Kitchen is open! At

  1. Taste Buds Kitchen Cooking Camps 109 W 27th St, between Sixth and Seventh Aves, tenth floor, 10001
  2. Fri Apr 3 - Fri Apr 10
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April School Vacation Week at The New-York Historical Society

Looking for something fun to do with the little ones during spring break?

  1. New-York Historical Society 170 Central Park West, between 76th and 77th Sts, 10024
  2. Fri Apr 3 - Sun Apr 12
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Gazillion Bubble Show

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Price band: 2/4
  • Critics choice

Created by Fan Yang, 16-time Guinness-record holder for blowing the

  1. New World Stages 340 W 50th St, between Eighth and Ninth Aves
  2. Fri Apr 3 - Sun Dec 27
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Rocket Park Mini Golf

  • Price band: 1/4
  • Critics choice

Beneath the shadow of two retired NASA rockets, kids can tee off at this

  1. New York Hall of Science 47-01 111th St, at 47th Ave, 11368
  2. Sat Apr 4
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The Very Hungry Caterpillar and Other Eric Carle Favorites

  • Price band: 2/4
  • Critics choice

Puppeteers from the Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia put on three tales by

  1. Skirball Center for the Performing Arts 566 La Guardia Pl, at Washington Sq South, 10012
  2. Sat Apr 4
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"Hello from Japan!" Too Cute Spring Break Festival

  • Price band: 1/4

Spend spring break exploring kawaii style through traditional Japanese

  1. Children's Museum of Manhattan 212 W 83rd St, between Amsterdam Ave and Broadway, 10024
  2. Sat Apr 4 - Sun Apr 12
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"Life at the Limits: Stories of Amazing Species"

  • Price band: 2/4
  • Critics choice

Prepare to be amazed by the sophisticated strategies and unique

  1. American Museum of Natural History Central Park West, at 79th St, 10024
  2. Sat Apr 4 - Sun Jan 3
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CMOM's Annual Museum–Wide Easter Egg Hunt

Kids will venture through the galleries of CMOM searching for hidden

  1. Children's Museum of Manhattan 212 W 83rd St, between Amsterdam Ave and Broadway, 10024
  2. Sat Apr 4 - Sun Apr 5
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Camp Kappawanna

  • Price band: 2/4

Grammy nominee Lisa Loeb's soulful acoustic tunes provide the soundtrack

  1. Atlantic Theater Company 336 W 20th St, between Eighth and Ninth Aves, 10011
  2. Sat Apr 4 - Sun Apr 12
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Think 'N' Fun Annual Easter Egg Hunt

  • Price band: 3/4

Join Think 'N' Fun for an Easter–themed celebration in scenic Riverside

  1. Riverside Park Riverside Dr, between 72nd and 158th Sts
  2. Sat Apr 4
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Historic Richmond Town Easter Egg Hunt

  • Price band: 1/4

Anyone can decorate an Easter egg, but at this significant Staten Island

  1. Historic Richmond Town 441 Clarke Ave, at St. Patricks Pl
  2. Sat Apr 4
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Smorgasburg

  • Critics choice
  • Free

The venerable epicurean extravaganza spends Saturdays in Williamsburg and

  1. East River State Park 90 Kent Ave, at North 8th St
  2. Sat Apr 4
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"Seucy and Boto: Stories from the Amazon Jungle"

  • Price band: 1/4

La MaMa brings families a three-part magical tale featuring puppetry,

  1. Ellen Stewart Theatre at La MaMa E.T.C. 66 E 4th St, between Bowery and Second Ave, 10003
  2. Sat Apr 4
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Nitehawk Brunch: Once Upon A Time

Have your brunch with a side of kid-friendly flicks at Niteawk Cinema's

  1. Nitehawk Cinema 136 Metropolitan Ave, between Berry St and Wythe Ave, 11249
  2. Sat Apr 4 - Sun Apr 26
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Queens Botanical Garden Spring Egg-stravaganza!

  • Price band: 1/4

Basket-toting tots can participate in an egg scavenger hunt and play

  1. Queens Botanical Garden 43-50 Main St, at Dahlia Ave
  2. Sat Apr 4
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McGolrick Easter Egg Hunt

  • Price band: 1/4

Pack a picnic lunch for old-fashioned Easter fun at McGolrick Park. Bigger

  1. McGolrick Park Monitor St to Russell St, between Driggs and Nassau Aves, 11222
  2. Sat Apr 4
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Easter Weekend at The Palm Court and The Lambs Club

  • Price band: 3/4

Celebrate Easter at one of two NYC landmarks, The Palm Court at The Plaza

  1. The Palm Court The Plaza Hotel, 768 Fifth Ave, at Central Park South, 10019
  2. Sat Apr 4 - Mon Apr 6
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Milk & Cookies Easter Party

  • Price band: 3/4

Prep your little ones for Easter Sunday with a mini–makeover at kiddie

  1. Milk & Cookies Kids Spa and Salon 1196 First Ave, 64th St and 65th St, 10065
  2. Sat Apr 4
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Chocolate Easter Egg Decorating at The Peninsula

  • Price band: 4/4

With the help of this luxury hotel's confectionary pros, kids will

  1. The Peninsula New York 700 5th Ave, 55th St, 10019
  2. Sat Apr 4
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New York City Fire Museum Easter Egg Hunt

The egg hunt is on! The New York City Fire Museum is hiding colorful

  1. New York City Fire Museum 278 Spring St, between Hudson and Varick Sts
  2. Sat Apr 4
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Families & Folk Art 2015

  • Free

Offered on the first Saturday of the month, this workshop invites kids and

  1. American Folk Art Museum 2 Lincoln Sq, Columbus Ave, at 66th St
  2. Sat Apr 4
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Lil Film Buffs

If you can pry the kids away from their Saturday cartoons, they can settle

  1. Videology 308 Bedford Ave, between South 1st and 2nd Sts, 11211
  2. Sat Apr 4
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The Very Hungry Caterpillar and Other Eric Carle Favorites

  • Price band: 2/4
  • Critics choice

Puppeteers from the Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia put on three tales by

  1. Skirball Center for the Performing Arts 566 La Guardia Pl, at Washington Sq South, 10012
  2. Sat Apr 4
More info

Literally Alive's Cinderella

  • Price band: 2/4

Childrens’ theater company Literally Alive’s iteration of the classic

  1. Players Theatre 115 MacDougal St, at Minetta Ln
  2. Sat Apr 4 - Sun Apr 26
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Pinkalicious The Musical

  • Price band: 2/4

Based off a bestselling children's book series, Pinkalicious revolves

  1. Vital Theatre 2162 Broadway , 76th St and Broadway , 10024
  2. Sat Apr 4
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Shababa Creative Family Passover Seder

  • Price band: 2/4

Celebrate Passover at 92Y with the Shababa community through an evening of

  1. 92nd Street Y 1395 Lexington Ave, between 91st and 92nd Sts
  2. Sat Apr 4
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Easter Weekend at Morey's Piers & Beachfront Water Parks

Wildwood, NJ's classic seaside destination is opening for the season on

  1. Morey's Piers & Beachfront Water Parks 3501 Boardwalk, 08260
  2. Sun Apr 5
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Easter at The Rink at Rockefeller Center

Before reserving your spot for the Easter Parade and Bonnet Festival, go

  1. The Rink at Rockefeller Center 30 Rockefeller Plaza, between 49th and 50th Sts
  2. Sun Apr 5
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Rocket Park Mini Golf

  • Price band: 1/4
  • Critics choice

Beneath the shadow of two retired NASA rockets, kids can tee off at this

  1. New York Hall of Science 47-01 111th St, at 47th Ave, 11368
  2. Sun Apr 5
More info

Easter Parade and Bonnet Festival

  • Critics choice
  • Free

The outlandish haberdashery on display—ten-foot-tall hats, costumed pets,

  1. Manhattan
  2. Sun Apr 5
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West Village Egg Hunt

  • Free

After Easter mass lets out, the West Village congregation holds an egg

  1. Church of St. Luke in the Fields 487 Hudson St, between Barrow and Grove Sts
  2. Sun Apr 5
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Nature Playtime

  • Price band: 1/4

Tots can get their zoo fix at free family workshops on Sundays at the

  1. Prospect Park Zoo 450 Flatbush Ave, at Empire Blvd
  2. Sun Apr 5
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Easter Kids' Event at Coco Le Vu

  • Price band: 1/4

Kids can stop by the uptown sweets shop to make Easter crafts (many of

  1. Coco Le Vu 202 E 110th St, between Second and Third Aves
  2. Sun Apr 5
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Smorgasburg

  • Critics choice
  • Free

The venerable epicurean extravaganza spends Saturdays in Williamsburg and

  1. Brooklyn Bridge Park Main St, at Fulton Ferry Landing, 11201
  2. Sun Apr 5
More info

Qingming Festival

  • Price band: 1/4

Qingming Festival, or Ancestor’s Day, is a traditional Chinese event to

  1. DiMenna Children's History Museum 170 Central Park West, at Richard Gilder Way (77th Street)
  2. Sun Apr 5
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Qingming Activities at The New-York Historical Society

Celebrate the Qingming Festival, a Chinese tradition of remembrance that

  1. New York Historical Society New-York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West, at Richard Gilder Way (77h Street), 10024
  2. Sun Apr 5
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Easter Kids' Event at Coco Le Vu

  • Price band: 1/4

Kids can stop by the uptown sweets shop to make Easter crafts (many of

  1. Coco Le Vu 202 E 110th St, between Second and Third Aves
  2. Sun Apr 5
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The Annual Easter Sunday Jewish Lower East Side Tour

Tots can learn about 150 years of Jewish history as they visit the

  1. Manhattan
  2. Sun Apr 5
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Jazz for Kids

  • Price band: 1/4

The Jazz Standard Youth Orchestra, made up of talented youngsters between

  1. Jazz Standard 116 E 27th St, between Park Ave South and Lexington Ave
  2. Sun Apr 5 - Sun May 17
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Easter Kids' Event at Coco Le Vu

  • Price band: 1/4

Kids can stop by the uptown sweets shop to make Easter crafts (many of

  1. Coco Le Vu 202 E 110th St, between Second and Third Aves
  2. Sun Apr 5
More info

Easter Kids' Event at Coco Le Vu

  • Price band: 1/4

Kids can stop by the uptown sweets shop to make Easter crafts (many of

  1. Coco Le Vu 202 E 110th St, between Second and Third Aves
  2. Sun Apr 5
More info

Easter Kids' Event at Coco Le Vu

  • Price band: 1/4

Kids can stop by the uptown sweets shop to make Easter crafts (many of

  1. Coco Le Vu 202 E 110th St, between Second and Third Aves
  2. Sun Apr 5
More info

Easter Kids' Event at Coco Le Vu

  • Price band: 1/4

Kids can stop by the uptown sweets shop to make Easter crafts (many of

  1. Coco Le Vu 202 E 110th St, between Second and Third Aves
  2. Sun Apr 5
More info

Innovation Camp

  • Price band: 3/4

Kids of all ages get the chance to become innovators in the field of

  1. New York Hall of Science 47-01 111th St, at 47th Ave, 11368
  2. Mon Apr 6 - Fri Apr 10
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TADA! One-Day Camp

  • Price band: 2/4

Youngsters can spend their day off from school learning the ABCs of

  1. TADA! Theater 15 W 28th St, between Fifth Ave and Broadway, second floor
  2. Mon Apr 6
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NYICFF Film Camp

  • Price band: 3/4

Young cinephiles who want to try their hand at the craft can get in on a

  1. P.S. 89 201 Warren St, at West St
  2. Mon Apr 6 - Fri Apr 10
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Bricks 4 Kidz LEGO Spring Break Camp

  • Price band: 3/4

Kids build, design and have fun with engineering, physics, architecture

  1. Flushing Town Hall 137-35 Northern Blvd, at Main St
  2. Mon Apr 6 - Fri Apr 10
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The Amazing Max

  • Price band: 2/4

During this family magic show (which is back for an extended run!), the

  1. McGinn/Cazale Theatre 2162 Broadway, at 76th St, fourth floor
  2. Mon Apr 6 - Sat Apr 11
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Parkour Workshops

  • Price band: 1/4

Staff from The Movement Creative lead active kids in epic afternoon

  1. New York Hall of Science 47-01 111th St, at 47th Ave, 11368
  2. Mon Apr 6 - Fri Apr 10
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Pinkalicious The Musical

  • Price band: 2/4

Based off a bestselling children's book series, Pinkalicious revolves

  1. Vital Theatre 2162 Broadway , 76th St and Broadway , 10024
  2. Mon Apr 6
More info

Automatic Studios Movie Arts Camp

  • Price band: 4/4

Kids get to be part of a team and make their own movie in a just one week

  1. Automatic Studios Made in NY Media Center, 30 John Street, between Jay and Pearl Sts, 11210
  2. Mon Apr 6 - Sat Aug 15
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Spring Wings Vacation Week

  • Price band: 1/4

Let your little ones take flight with six days of bird-inspired activities

  1. Wave Hill W 249th St, at Independence Ave, 10471
  2. Tue Apr 7 - Sun Apr 12
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BubbleMania: Science, Art & Comedy! with Casey Carle

  • Price band: 1/4

Soapy suds will never look the same after 30 minutes with “bubble-ologist”

  1. New York Hall of Science 47-01 111th St, at 47th Ave, 11368
  2. Tue Apr 7 - Thu Apr 9
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Storytime and Craft at QBG

  • Price band: 1/4

Bring the little ones to a storytime featuring nature-inspired stories and

  1. Queens Botanical Garden 43-50 Main St, at Dahlia Ave
  2. Tue Apr 7
More info

Pinkalicious The Musical

  • Price band: 2/4

Based off a bestselling children's book series, Pinkalicious revolves

  1. Vital Theatre 2162 Broadway , 76th St and Broadway , 10024
  2. Tue Apr 7
More info


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