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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.

Chocolate Central

Grand Central Terminal is transforming into a celebration of all things

  1. Grand Central Terminal, Main Concourse 42nd St to 44th St, between Vanderbilt and Lexington Aves
  2. Sun Feb 1 - Sat Feb 28
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Hot Chocolate Festival

  • Price band: 1/4
  • Critics choice

Heat-seeking chocoholic families flock to this annual festival, where City

  1. City Bakery 3 W 18th St, between Fifth and Sixth Aves, 10003
  2. Sun Feb 1 - Sat Feb 28
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Honey Bees: Home Is Where the Hive Is

  • Price band: 1/4

See what all the buzz is about at Liberty Science Center's new permanent

  1. Liberty Science Center 222 Jersey City Blvd, between Philip and Wilson Sts
  2. Sun Feb 1 - Sat Feb 28
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"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. Sun Feb 1 - Sun May 3
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"The Butterfly Conservatory: Tropical Butterflies Alive in Winter"

  • Critics choice

It's a balmy 80 degrees in the museum's 1,200-square-foot vivarium, which

  1. American Museum of Natural History Central Park West, at 79th St, 10024
  2. Sun Feb 1 - Mon May 25
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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 Central Park West, at 79th St, 10024
  2. Sun Feb 1 - Sun Aug 9
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Grand Central Holiday Train Show

  • Free

While you’re exploring the New York Transit Museum, be sure to visit its

  1. Grand Central Terminal, Main Concourse 42nd St to 44th St, between Vanderbilt and Lexington Aves
  2. Sun Feb 1 - Sun Feb 22
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Jeff Chien-Hsing Liao's New York: Assembled Realities

Little New Yorkers will love seeing their world in a new light through

  1. Museum of the City of New York 1220 Fifth Ave, between 103rd and 104th Sts
  2. Sun Feb 1 - Sun Feb 15
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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. Sun Feb 1 - Sun May 3
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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. Sun Feb 1 - 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. Sun Feb 1 - 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. Sun Feb 1 - Wed Apr 1
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A-Maze 'N Shabbos

Kids can explore a life–sized Shabbat–themed maze while completing

  1. Jewish Children's Museum 792 Eastern Pkwy, at Kingston Ave
  2. Sun Feb 1 - Thu Feb 19
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Around the World with CMA: Asian American Festival

  • Price band: 1/4

For two weekends in January, the Children's Museum of the Arts hosts

  1. Children's Museum of the Arts 103 Charlton St, between Greenwich and Hudson Sts, 10014
  2. Sun Feb 1
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Family Art Project: Kaleidoscope Blues

  • Price band: 1/4

Embrace the winter blues in this hands-on workshop that inspires crafty

  1. Wave Hill W 249th St, at Independence Ave, 10471
  2. Sun Feb 1
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First Sundays at Brooklyn Botanic Garden

  • Price band: 1/4

The graden presents a series of indoor and outdoor activities on the first

  1. Brooklyn Botanic Garden 990 Washington Ave, at President St
  2. Sun Feb 1
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Marvel's Avengers S.T.A.T.I.O.N.

  • Price band: 2/4

Superheroes-in-training are granted special S.H.I.E.L.D. access to the

  1. Discovery Times Square 226 W 44th St, between Seventh and Eighth Aves
  2. Sun Feb 1 - Sun Feb 15
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A Closer Look for Kids

  • Free

This weekend activity gives youngsters a tour of MoMA’s permanent

  1. Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) 11 W 53rd St, between Fifth and Sixth Aves, 10019
  2. Sun Feb 1
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Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes: People in Art

Saturday and Sunday mornings in February, young gallery-goers get to

  1. Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) 11 W 53rd St, between Fifth and Sixth Aves, 10019
  2. Sun Feb 1
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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. Sun Feb 1 - Mon Aug 31
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"The Paris of Toulouse-Lautrec: Prints and Posters"

  • Price band: 2/4
  • Critics choice

MoMA takes viewers back to La Belle Époque in this survey of the graphic

  1. Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) 11 W 53rd St, between Fifth and Sixth Aves, 10019
  2. Sun Feb 1 - Sun Mar 1
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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 Feb 1
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Arty Facts

  • Price band: 1/4

Tots and their guardians are treated to a tour of the collections, with an

  1. Brooklyn Museum 200 Eastern Pkwy, at Washington Ave
  2. Sun Feb 1 - Sun May 17
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"Holiday Express: Toys and Trains from the Jerni Collection"

  • Price band: 1/4
  • Critics choice

Take a journey back in time as you peruse this vintage collection of

  1. New-York Historical Society 170 Central Park West, between 76th and 77th Sts
  2. Sun Feb 1 - Sun Feb 22
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Greenlight Sunday Singalong 2014

  • Free

Children's performers—including songstresses Miss Nina, Jesse Goldman and

  1. Greenlight Bookstore 686 Fulton St, at South Portland Ave
  2. Sun Feb 1
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Book Launch: A Fine Dessert

Follow four families from different centuries as they make dessert and

  1. powerHouse on 8th 1111 Eighth Ave, between 11th and 12th Sts
  2. Sun Feb 1
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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. Sun Feb 1 - Sun Dec 27
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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. Sun Feb 1 - Thu Dec 31
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Lionboy

  • Price band: 2/4
  • Critics choice

This dystopian fantasy from London-based theater troupe Complicite asks

  1. 209 W 42nd St, between Seventh and Eighth Aves
  2. Sun Feb 1
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Countdown to Camp!

  • Free

Get your little ones excited for the summer camp season with a day of

  1. 92nd Street Y 1395 Lexington Ave, between 91st and 92nd Sts
  2. Sun Feb 1
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Portrait Power Family Day

Kids can participate in a range of artistic events during this fun family

  1. The Jewish Museum 1109 Fifth Ave, at 92nd St, 10128
  2. Sun Feb 1
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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. Minskoff Theatre 200 W 45th St, between Broadway and Eighth Ave
  2. Sun Feb 1 - Thu Dec 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. Sun Feb 1 - 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. Sun Feb 1 - Tue Jun 30
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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. Sun Feb 1 - 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. Sun Feb 1 - Thu Dec 31
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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. Sun Feb 1 - Thu Dec 31
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Everything About a Family (Almost)

  • Price band: 1/4

Audiences will love this unique musical with a script and music made

  1. TADA! Theater 15 W 28th St, between Fifth Ave and Broadway, second floor
  2. Sun Feb 1 - Sun Feb 15
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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. Sun Feb 1 - 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. Sun Feb 1 - Wed Dec 30
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Thunderbird American Indian Dancers Dance Concert and Powwow

  • Price band: 1/4
  • Critics choice

The oldest Native American dance company in New York, the Thunderbird

  1. Theater for the New City 155 First Ave, between 9th and 10th Sts
  2. Sun Feb 1 - Sun Feb 8
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One Hundred Books Famous in Children’s Literature

Little bookworms can take in some literary history at the Grolier Club,

  1. The Grolier Club 47 E 60th St, between Madison and Park Aves
  2. Mon Feb 2 - Sat Feb 7
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18th Annual Soul on Ice Winter Skating Party

  • Price band: 1/4
  • Critics choice

Families can glide and twirl to music at this fund-raiser for Figure

  1. Trump Wollman Rink Central Park, enter at W 59th St at Sixth Ave, 10065
  2. Mon Feb 2
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Under the Tangle

  • Price band: 2/4

Join the Treehouse Shakers, an award-winning dance theater company, for a

  1. Ailey Citigroup Theater 405 W 55th St, at Ninth Ave
  2. Thu Feb 5 - Sun Feb 8
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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. Fri Feb 6 - Sun May 10
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Skate with the Greats

  • Price band: 4/4

Strap on your skates for a good cause. At this annual event held at

  1. The Rink at Rockefeller Center 30 Rockefeller Plaza, between 49th and 50th Sts
  2. Fri Feb 6
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Cambuyon

  • Price band: 2/4

See how the dancers and musicians of Cambuyon use everyday objects like

  1. New Victory Theater 209 W 42nd St, between Seventh and Eighth Aves
  2. Fri Feb 6 - Sun Feb 22
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The Little Orchestra Society presents Lolli-Pops Concerts

  • Price band: 1/4

Get the kids into something other than Ariana Grande with a show at the

  1. Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College 695 Park Ave, at 68th St
  2. Sat Feb 7 - Sun Mar 8
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The Little Orchestra Society Presents Things That Go Bang!

  • Price band: 1/4

Your kids can join Bang the Lion and his pal Buzz as they tap out works by

  1. Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College 695 Park Ave, at 68th St
  2. Sat Feb 7 - Sun Feb 8
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Passport to Eataly Culinary Tours

Treat the kids to an Italian tour without ever leaving NYC! While parents

  1. Eataly 200 Fifth Ave, between 23rd and 24th Sts
  2. Sat Feb 7
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Kid MD

  • Price band: 3/4

Aspiring young medics explore the functions of the human body through this

  1. Discovery Times Square 226 W 44th St, between Seventh and Eighth Aves
  2. Sat Feb 7
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First Saturdays for Families: Surroundings

The February installment of the New Museum's monthly First Saturdays

  1. New Museum of Contemporary Art 235 Bowery, at Prince St
  2. Sat Feb 7
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BAMkids Film Festival

  • Price band: 1/4

During this two-day fest, little cinema-hounds can fill up on

  1. BAM Rose Cinemas 30 Lafayette Ave, between Ashland Pl and St. Felix St, 11217
  2. Sat Feb 7 - Sun Feb 8
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A Closer Look for Kids

  • Free

This weekend activity gives youngsters a tour of MoMA’s permanent

  1. Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) 11 W 53rd St, between Fifth and Sixth Aves, 10019
  2. Sat Feb 7
More info

Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes: People in Art

Saturday and Sunday mornings in February, young gallery-goers get to

  1. Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) 11 W 53rd St, between Fifth and Sixth Aves, 10019
  2. Sat Feb 7
More info

Saturday Morning Storytelling with the Hans Christian Andersen Storytellers

  • Free

Fantasy tales from Scandinavia and the far North come to life thanks to a

  1. Scandinavia House: The Nordic Center in America 58 Park Ave, between 37th and 38th Sts
  2. Sat Feb 7
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Sci-Tech Workshop: Bot Building

  • Price band: 1/4

Little techies will get to make their own robots at this workshop using

  1. Sony Wonder Technology Lab 550 Madison Ave, Sony Plaza, at 56th St
  2. Sat Feb 7
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Just Kidding Concerts

  • Price band: 2/4

Our favorite entertainment series for kids is back at Symphony Space with

  1. Leonard Nimoy Thalia at Symphony Space 2537 Broadway, at 95th St
  2. Sat Feb 7
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Sony Wonder Technology Lab 2015 Children's Screenings

Beat the winter chill with a kid-friendly movie screening at the totally

  1. Sony Wonder Technology Lab 550 Madison Ave, Sony Plaza, at 56th St
  2. Sat Feb 7
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NYCB Family Saturdays: Beginner's Guide to Balanchine

  • Price band: 3/4

Introduce your little ones to the world of ballet with an hour–long,

  1. David H. Koch Theater (at Lincoln Center) 20 Lincoln Center Plaza, at 63rd St
  2. Sat Feb 7
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Greenlight Saturday Storytime 2015

  • Free

Kids' authors and illustrators (or staffers from Brooklyn's

  1. Greenlight Bookstore 686 Fulton St, at South Portland Ave
  2. Sat Feb 7
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Filipino Indigenous Dance Workshop

  • Price band: 1/4

Kids will learn how dance can tell a story in this interactive workshop

  1. Ellen Stewart Theatre at La MaMa E.T.C. 66 E 4th St, between Bowery and Second Ave, 10003
  2. Sat Feb 7
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Sing Back, Brooklyn!

  • Free

Families can sing and dance with Lloyd H. Miller in a monthly sing-a-long

  1. Brooklyn Historical Society 128 Pierrepont St, at Clinton St
  2. Sat Feb 7
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Kiddie Kabaret

  • Price band: 2/4

Well-known cabaret club, Metropolitan Room presents a just-for-kids series

  1. Metropolitan Room 34 W 22nd St, between Fifth and Sixth Aves
  2. Sat Feb 7
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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 Feb 7
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Family Concert: Who is Billie Holiday?

  • Price band: 2/4

Bring your little jazz enthusiasts to a concert honoring the jazz legend

  1. Rose Theater (at Frederick P. Rose Hall) Broadway, at 60th St
  2. Sat Feb 7
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Transform! Where Traditions Meets Tomorrw

  • Price band: 2/4

At this workshop, young artists will explore the digital, moving image and

  1. Scandinavia House: The Nordic Center in America 58 Park Ave, between 37th and 38th Sts
  2. Sat Feb 7
More info

Family Concert: Who is Billie Holiday?

  • Price band: 2/4

Bring your little jazz enthusiasts to a concert honoring the jazz legend

  1. Rose Theater (at Frederick P. Rose Hall) Broadway, at 60th St
  2. Sat Feb 7
More info

Hearts & Crafts

  • Price band: 2/4

At this holiday–themed workshop led by Amanda Kingloff, author of Project

  1. Curious Jane Various locations in Manhattan and Brooklyn,
  2. Sat Feb 7 - Sun Feb 8
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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 Feb 7
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HEARTBEAT Times Square

  • Free

Check out this year’s winning Times Square Valentine Heart Design by

  1. Times Square Broadway, between 42nd and 47th Sts
  2. Sun Feb 8 - Sun Mar 8
More info

Special Day for Special Kids

  • Free

The New York Transit Museum welcomes special needs families for a day of

  1. New York Transit Museum Boerum Pl, at Schermerhorn St, 11201
  2. Sun Feb 8
More info

Around the World with CMA: Asian American Festival

  • Price band: 1/4

For two weekends in January, the Children's Museum of the Arts hosts

  1. Children's Museum of the Arts 103 Charlton St, between Greenwich and Hudson Sts, 10014
  2. Sun Feb 8
More info

A Closer Look for Kids

  • Free

This weekend activity gives youngsters a tour of MoMA’s permanent

  1. Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) 11 W 53rd St, between Fifth and Sixth Aves, 10019
  2. Sun Feb 8
More info

Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes: People in Art

Saturday and Sunday mornings in February, young gallery-goers get to

  1. Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) 11 W 53rd St, between Fifth and Sixth Aves, 10019
  2. Sun Feb 8
More info

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 Feb 8
More info

Just Kidding Concerts

  • Price band: 2/4

Our favorite entertainment series for kids is back at Symphony Space with

  1. Leonard Nimoy Thalia at Symphony Space 2537 Broadway, at 95th St
  2. Sun Feb 8
More info

Can Do Duck: The Musical

  • Price band: 2/4

Feel the positive vibes at this motivational family musical. Based on a

  1. Lynn Redgrave Theater 45 Bleecker St, at Lafayette St
  2. Sun Feb 8 - Sun Mar 8
More info

A New York Love Story

Love is in the air at this family workshop. Little ones can peruse the

  1. Museum of the City of New York 1220 Fifth Ave, between 103rd and 104th Sts
  2. Sun Feb 8 - Sat Feb 14
More info

Family Concert Series at the Jewish Museum

  • Price band: 2/4

Little ones are invited to sway, clap and sing along at a family concert

  1. The Jewish Museum 1109 Fifth Ave, at 92nd St, 10128
  2. Sun Feb 8
More info

NYC Audubon Winter EcoCruise: Winter Seals and Waterbirds of NY Harbor

  • Price band: 2/4
  • Critics choice

Keep an eye out for loons, sandpipers and geese during this trip aboard

  1. South Street Seaport, Pier 16 Fulton St, at South St
  2. Sun Feb 8 - Sun Mar 8
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New York Philharmonic Very Young People's Concerts

  • Price band: 2/4

The Philharmonic's strings section will take (very) little ones on a

  1. Merkin Concert Hall 129 W 67th St, between Broadway and Amsterdam Ave
  2. Sun Feb 8
More info

Charlotte's Web

  • Price band: 1/4

E.B. White's sweet tale about a pig named Wilbur and his spider pal

  1. Queens Theatre 14 United Nations Ave South,, enter on Roosevelt Ave between 114th and 115th Sts
  2. Sun Feb 8
More info

Family Workshops at Flushing Town Hall

  • Price band: 1/4

On January 24, international juggling champion Greg Kennedy is bringing

  1. Flushing Town Hall 137-35 Northern Blvd, at Main St
  2. Sun Feb 8
More info

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 Feb 8 - Sun May 17
More info

Sid the Science Kid

  • Price band: 2/4

This live stage adaptation of the PBS kids' series from The Jim Jenson

  1. Tilles Center for the Performing Arts Long Island University, C.W. Post Campus,, 720 Northern Blvd
  2. Sun Feb 8
More info

Family Concert Series at the Jewish Museum

  • Price band: 2/4

Little ones are invited to sway, clap and sing along at a family concert

  1. The Jewish Museum 1109 Fifth Ave, at 92nd St, 10128
  2. Sun Feb 8
More info

Family Workshops at Flushing Town Hall

  • Price band: 1/4

On January 24, international juggling champion Greg Kennedy is bringing

  1. Flushing Town Hall 137-35 Northern Blvd, at Main St
  2. Sun Feb 8
More info

Charlotte's Web

  • Price band: 1/4

E.B. White's sweet tale about a pig named Wilbur and his spider pal

  1. Queens Theatre 14 United Nations Ave South,, enter on Roosevelt Ave between 114th and 115th Sts
  2. Sun Feb 8
More info

New York Philharmonic Very Young People's Concerts

  • Price band: 2/4

The Philharmonic's strings section will take (very) little ones on a

  1. Merkin Concert Hall 129 W 67th St, between Broadway and Amsterdam Ave
  2. Sun Feb 8
More info


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