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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.

Clouds

  • Free

Every spring, an installation takes up residence in the southeast corner

  1. Doris C. Freedman Plaza Fifth Ave, at 60th St
  2. Fri Apr 18 - Sun Aug 24
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"Get the Picture?"

  • Price band: 1/4

Head into the garden's Visitor & Administration Building Gallery to see

  1. Queens Botanical Garden 43-50 Main St, at Dahlia Ave
  2. Fri Apr 18 - Sun May 4
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"Grand Central Centennial Quilts"

  • Critics choice
  • Free

Bring the family to view the intricate commemorative quilts designed in

  1. New York Transit Museum Gallery Annex Grand Central Terminal, E 42nd St, between Lexington and Vanderbilt Aves
  2. Fri Apr 18 - Sun Jul 6
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"Bob the Builder—Project: Build It"

  • Price band: 1/4

Another hands-on show all about building is this Bob the Builder–themed

  1. Liberty Science Center 222 Jersey City Blvd, between Philip and Wilson Sts
  2. Fri Apr 18 - Sun Apr 27
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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. Fri Apr 18 - Wed Dec 31
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"Human Plus: Real Lives + Real Engineering"

  • Price band: 1/4

Engineering may sound like a boring field, which is just what this

  1. New York Hall of Science 47-01 111th St, at 47th Ave, 11368
  2. Fri Apr 18 - Sun May 4
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Anne and Bernard Spitzer Hall of Human Origins

  • Price band: 2/4

The former Human Biology and Evolution Hall has evolved into an

  1. American Museum of Natural History Central Park West, at 79th St, 10024
  2. Fri Apr 18 - Wed Dec 31
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Arthur Ross Hall of Meteorites

  • Price band: 2/4
  • Critics choice

This exhibit explores our 4.5-billion-year-old solar system through

  1. American Museum of Natural History Central Park West, at 79th St, 10024
  2. Fri Apr 18 - Wed Dec 31
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"ElectriCity: Powering New York’s Rails"

  • Price band: 1/4
  • Critics choice

Kids will stand on subway platforms with a new appreciation for the third

  1. New York Transit Museum Boerum Pl, at Schermerhorn St, 11201
  2. Fri Apr 18 - Wed Dec 31
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The Orchid Show

  • Price band: 2/4
  • Critics choice

Step into the Florida Keys at this year's show, centered around a "Key

  1. New York Botanical Garden Camps 2900 Southern Blvd, Bronx River Pkwy at Fordham Rd, 10458
  2. Fri Apr 18 - Mon Apr 21
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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. Fri Apr 18 - Mon May 26
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"Red Grooms' New York City"

  • Price band: 1/4

Each of the eight pieces in this show of work by Red Grooms portrays

  1. Children's Museum of Manhattan 212 W 83rd St, between Amsterdam Ave and Broadway, 10024
  2. Fri Apr 18 - Wed Apr 30
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"The Art of the Brick"

  • Price band: 2/4
  • Critics choice

This exhibition showcases the work of artist Nathan Sawaya, whose

  1. Discovery Times Square 226 W 44th St, between Seventh and Eighth Aves
  2. Fri Apr 18 - Sun May 11
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Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

  • Price band: 2/4

Dinosaur Safari, a guided wagon tour past life-like, animatronic dinosaur

  1. Bronx Zoo Wildlife Conservation Society 2300 Southern Blvd, at Fordham Rd, 10458
  2. Fri Apr 18 - Sun Nov 2
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"The ABC of It: Why Children's Books Matter"

  • Free

The main branch of the NYPL is playing host to an exhibit that celebrates

  1. New York Public Library, Stephen A. Schwarzman Building Fifth Ave, at 42nd St, 10036
  2. Fri Apr 18 - Sun Sep 7
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Hayden Planetarium Space Show: Dark Universe

  • Price band: 2/4
  • Critics choice

Opening November 2, the newest addition to AMNH's Hayden Planetarium takes

  1. American Museum of Natural History Central Park West, at 79th St, 10024
  2. Fri Apr 18 - Sun Jun 1
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"The Power of Poison"

  • Price band: 3/4
  • Critics choice

Ever wondered what Cleopatra fed her foes? In this exhibit at AMNH,

  1. American Museum of Natural History Central Park West, at 79th St, 10024
  2. Fri Apr 18 - Sun Aug 10
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"Fashion Jewelry: The Collection of Barbara Berger"

  • Price band: 2/4
  • Critics choice

Barbara Berger, who has been collecting haute jewelry since the 1950s,

  1. Museum of Arts & Design 2 Columbus Circle, at Broadway, 10019
  2. Fri Apr 18 - Sun Apr 20
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"Italian Futurism, 1909-1944: Reconstructing the Universe"

  • Price band: 1/4

On the heels of the Guggenheim's show about the Japanese postwar

  1. Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum 1071 Fifth Ave, at 89th St, 10128
  2. Fri Apr 18 - Mon Sep 1
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"City as Canvas"

  • Price band: 1/4

East Village painter Martin Wong (1946–1999) was also an avid art

  1. Museum of the City of New York 1220 Fifth Ave, between 103rd and 104th Sts
  2. Fri Apr 18 - Sun Aug 24
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"Homefront & Battlefield: Quilts & Context in the Civil War"

  • Price band: 1/4

The New-York Historical Society has come up with an amazing way to

  1. New-York Historical Society 170 Central Park West, between 76th and 77th Sts
  2. Fri Apr 18 - Sun Aug 24
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"Audubon's Aviary: Part II of the Complete Flock"

  • Price band: 1/4

The second installation in a three-part series of exhibitions showcases

  1. New-York Historical Society 170 Central Park West, between 76th and 77th Sts
  2. Fri Apr 18 - Sun May 25
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"Art Inspires Art"

  • Price band: 1/4

At this new interactive show in the BCM's Everett Children's Library, kids

  1. Brooklyn Children’s Museum 145 Brooklyn Ave, at St. Marks Ave
  2. Fri Apr 18 - Sun Aug 31
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"Ponds, Pipes, and People: Water in Central Park"

Water has played a big part in the design and maintenance of Central Park.

  1. Central Park, Charles A. Dana Discovery Center enter at E 110th St and Fifth Ave
  2. Fri Apr 18 - Wed Dec 31
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"Pterosaurs: Flight in the Age of Dinosaurs"

By virtue of dinosaurs' size, diversity and the fact that they disappeared

  1. American Museum of Natural History Central Park West, at 79th St, 10024
  2. Fri Apr 18 - Sun Jan 4
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Matzo & Macaroons Synagogue Tours

Tour the Eldridge Street Synagogue, a National Historic Landmark, built in

  1. Museum at Eldridge Street 12 Eldridge St, between Canal and Division Sts, 10002
  2. Fri Apr 18 - Sun Apr 20
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Museum at Elridge Street Scavenger Hunts

Families can drop in anytime during museum hours for a self-guided

  1. Museum at Eldridge Street 12 Eldridge St, between Canal and Division Sts, 10002
  2. Fri Apr 18 - Sun Apr 20
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Maker Fest at CMOM

  • Price band: 1/4

Spend spring break at CMOM for 11 whole days of artist- and scientist-led

  1. Children's Museum of Manhattan 212 W 83rd St, between Amsterdam Ave and Broadway, 10024
  2. Fri Apr 18 - Tue Apr 22
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Uncover Civil War History

  • Price band: 1/4

Test your family's Civil War smarts while searching for scavenger hunt

  1. New-York Historical Society 170 Central Park West, between 76th and 77th Sts
  2. Fri Apr 18 - Tue Apr 22
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Culinary Kids Food Festival

Budding chefs get active in the kitchen as part of NYBG's Edible Academy

  1. New York Botanical Garden Camps 2900 Southern Blvd, Bronx River Pkwy at Fordham Rd, 10458
  2. Fri Apr 18 - Mon Apr 21
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"Behind the Screen"

  • Price band: 1/4
  • Critics choice

At the museum’s core exhibit (which was completely updated during

  1. Museum of the Moving Image 36-01 35th Ave, at 37th St, 11106
  2. Fri Apr 18 - Wed Dec 31
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"Gauguin: Metamorphoses"

  • Critics choice

Mini museumgoers will get a look at some work that famed French painter

  1. Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) 11 W 53rd St, between Fifth and Sixth Aves, 10019
  2. Fri Apr 18 - Sun Jun 8
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"The Little Prince: A New York Story"

  • Price band: 2/4
  • Critics choice

Most people are familiar with Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s beloved story

  1. The Morgan Library & Museum 225 Madison Ave, at 36th St
  2. Fri Apr 18 - Sun Apr 27
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"Medium as Muse: Woodcuts and the Modern Book"

Explore the burst of creativity by artists in creating woodcut

  1. The Morgan Library & Museum 225 Madison Ave, at 36th St
  2. Fri Apr 18 - Sun May 11
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Spring Break Crafts & Games

  • Price band: 1/4

In mid-April, kids can stop by the beautiful grounds of the Mount Vernon

  1. Mount Vernon Hotel Museum and Garden 421 E 61st St, between First and York Aves
  2. Fri Apr 18 - Sun Apr 20
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Bessie's Big Shot

  • Price band: 1/4
  • Critics choice

In City Parks Foundation's first production of 2014, Bessie the—what

  1. Central Park Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre west side, at 79th St
  2. Fri Apr 18 - Sun Jun 29
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"Altered Surfaces"

  • Free

Karen Rips manipulates fibers to create her own fabric with a variety of

  1. The Art Quilt Gallery 133 W 25th St, between Sixth and Seventh Aves
  2. Fri Apr 18 - Sat Apr 19
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"Karen Rips: Altered Surfaces"

  • Free

Textile artist Karen Rips creates her own fabric for her monumental works,

  1. The Art Quilt Gallery 133 W 25th St, between Sixth and Seventh Aves
  2. Fri Apr 18 - Sat Apr 19
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Disney Junior Live! Presents Pirate and Princess Adventure

Characters from the popular Sofia the First and Jake and the Neverland

  1. Theater at Madison Square Garden 4 Pennsylvania Plaza (Seventh Ave), between 31st and 33rd Sts
  2. Fri Apr 18 - Mon Apr 21
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"Brooklyn Block Lab"

  • Price band: 1/4

The latest hands-on studio at Brooklyn Children's Museum is a

  1. Brooklyn Children’s Museum 145 Brooklyn Ave, at St. Marks Ave
  2. Fri Apr 18 - Sun Aug 31
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Sharin' a Ride

  • Price band: 1/4

Giggle along to an original musical production detailing the history of

  1. New York Transit Museum Boerum Pl, at Schermerhorn St, 11201
  2. Fri Apr 18 - Tue Apr 22
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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. Fri Apr 18 - Wed Dec 31
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Blooming Naturalists

  • Free

Kids can learn about the career of a naturalist—they'll experiment with

  1. Prospect Park Audubon Center enter at Ocean Ave, and Lincoln Rd
  2. Fri Apr 18 - Sun Apr 27
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"Cabinets of Wonder: The Art of Collecting"

  • Price band: 1/4

CMA's latest show mounts a group of works by contemporary artists made up

  1. Children's Museum of the Arts 103 Charlton St, between Greenwich and Hudson Sts, 10014
  2. Fri Apr 18 - Sun Jun 1
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"Folk Couture: Fashion and Folk Art"

  • Critics choice
  • Free

The latest in a growing crop of city museums to exhibit fashion garments

  1. American Folk Art Museum 2 Lincoln Sq, Columbus Ave, at 66th St
  2. Fri Apr 18 - Wed Apr 23
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"Ladies and Gentlemen...The Beatles!"

  • Critics choice
  • Free

On the 50th anniversary of the Fab Four arriving stateside, the Public

  1. New York Public Library for the Performing Arts 40 Lincoln Center Plaza, at 65th St
  2. Fri Apr 18 - Sat May 10
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Sony Wonder Technology Lab Family Workshop: Spider-Man Web Art

Your little ones can use their spidey senses to make a creative spiderweb

  1. Sony Wonder Technology Lab 550 Madison Ave, Sony Plaza, at 56th St
  2. Fri Apr 18
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Frozen Easter Egg Hunt

  • Price band: 2/4

For an icy spin on Easter celebrations, head to the unique Midtown ice bar

  1. Minus5 Ice Bar 1335 Sixth Ave, between 53rd and 54th St, 10019
  2. Fri Apr 18 - Mon Apr 21
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CMA Spring Break Workshops

Our favorite downtown art museum for kids stays open all week long (it's

  1. Children's Museum of the Arts 103 Charlton St, between Greenwich and Hudson Sts, 10014
  2. Fri Apr 18 - Tue Apr 22
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The Amazing Max and The Box of Interesting Things

  • Price band: 2/4

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

  1. Manhattan Movement & Arts Center 248 W 60th St, between Amsterdam and West End Aves
  2. Fri Apr 18 - Sat Apr 19
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Drop-In Art Workshop

  • Price band: 1/4

On special days at the Jewish Museum, little artists get a chance to make

  1. The Jewish Museum 1109 Fifth Ave, at 92nd St, 10128
  2. Fri Apr 18
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Spring Break at MMI: The LEGO Movie Screening and Workshops

  • Price band: 1/4

The Museum of the Moving Image brings kids an all-LEGO spring break with

  1. Museum of the Moving Image 36-01 35th Ave, at 37th St, 11106
  2. Fri Apr 18 - Tue Apr 22
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Bello Mania

  • Price band: 1/4
  • Critics choice

Former Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey clown Bello Nock directs and

  1. 209 W 42nd St, between Seventh and Eighth Aves
  2. Fri Apr 18 - Sun Apr 20
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Heart and Lights

  • Price band: 3/4

Witness the legendary Rockettes take the stage for a spring performance

  1. Radio City Music Hall 1260 Sixth Ave, at 50th St
  2. Fri Apr 18 - Sun May 4
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Friday Singalong with Jarrod

  • Free

Tots can cozy up in the kids' section of Greenlight while Jarrod (with his

  1. Greenlight Bookstore 686 Fulton St, at South Portland Ave
  2. Fri Apr 18
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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
  2. Fri Apr 18 - Fri May 2
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Cirque du Soleil: Amaluna

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

The famed circus troupe takes up a month-long residency at Citi Field this

  1. Roosevelt Ave, at 126th St, 11368
  2. Fri Apr 18 - Sun May 18
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Tribeca Film Festival Drive-In

  • Free

Skip indoor theaters and grab seats for outdoor screenings under the

  1. Brookfield Place Plaza 220 Vesey St, at West St, 10281
  2. Fri Apr 18 - Sat Apr 19
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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 18 - Wed Dec 31
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Peace, Love and Cupcakes The Musical

  • Price band: 2/4

Based on the popular chapter book, Peace, Love and Cupcakes: The Cupcake

  1. Vital Children’s Theatre 2162 Broadway, at 76th St, fourth floor
  2. Fri Apr 18 - Sat Apr 26
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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. Fri Apr 18 - Wed 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. Fri Apr 18 - Wed Dec 31
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Newsies

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

The 1992 Disney film gets the stage treatment in a new musical set during

  1. Nederlander Theatre 208 W 41st St, between Broadway and Eighth Ave
  2. Fri Apr 18 - Wed Dec 31
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iLuminate

  • Price band: 3/4

America's Got Talent dance crew iLuminate brings their light-up suits and

  1. New World Stages 340 W 50th St, between Eighth and Ninth Aves
  2. Fri Apr 18 - Sun Sep 7
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Cinderella

  • Rated as: 3/5

Calling all princess fans: Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella is coming to

  1. Broadway Theatre 1681 Broadway, at 53rd St
  2. Fri Apr 18 - Wed 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. Fri Apr 18 - Wed Dec 31
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The Fantasticks

  • Price band: 2/4

It won't knock your socks off, but this musical revival (the original was

  1. 210 W 50th St, at Broadway
  2. Fri Apr 18 - Wed 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. Fri Apr 18 - Wed Dec 31
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Aladdin

  • Price band: 2/4

Charming street urchin Aladdin brings his exotic world to Broadway,

  1. New Amsterdam Theatre 214 W 42nd St, between Seventh and Eighth Aves
  2. Fri Apr 18 - Sun Aug 31
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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 19 - Sun Dec 28
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Spring Eggstravaganza at the Queens Zoo

  • Price band: 1/4

In addition to the usual activities (think egg hunts, themed arts and

  1. Queens Zoo 53-51 111th St, at 53rd Ave
  2. Sat Apr 19 - Sun Apr 20
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A Big Red Egg-stravaganza

  • Free

For an Easter treat, Clifford the Big Red Dog stops by the Scholastic

  1. Scholastic Store 557 Broadway, between Prince and Spring Sts
  2. Sat Apr 19
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Toddler Time Camp

  • Price band: 1/4

These short-and-sweet sessions give toddlers a chance to meet the critters

  1. Prospect Park Zoo 450 Flatbush Ave, at Empire Blvd
  2. Sat Apr 19 - Mon Jun 9
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Family Art Project: Eco Fair

  • Price band: 1/4

Tykes with a green thumb can celebrate Earth Day by making eco-friendly

  1. Wave Hill W 249th St, at Independence Ave, 10471
  2. Sat Apr 19 - Sun Apr 20
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Brooklyn Flea

  • Price band: 2/4
  • Critics choice
  • Free

It’s that time of year! The Brooklyn Flea comes back outside in Fort

  1. Brooklyn Flea Market Lafayette Ave, between Clermont and Vanderbilt Aves
  2. Sat Apr 19
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Angelina Ballerina the Musical

  • Price band: 2/4
  • Critics choice

The rosy-hued dancing mouse takes to the stage in this adaptation of the

  1. Vital Children’s Theatre 2162 Broadway, at 76th St, fourth floor
  2. Sat Apr 19 - Sun Apr 27
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Eeek! A Mousical

  • Price band: 2/4

Aesop's fable The Town Mouse & The Country Mouse gets a contemporary twist

  1. Stage 72 158 W 72nd St, between Columbus Ave and Broadway
  2. Sat Apr 19
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Sony Wonder Technology Lab Screening: Sesame Street

  • Free

In Sony’s Sesame Street offering, "Being Brave," Elmo and Grover learn how

  1. Sony Wonder Technology Lab 550 Madison Ave, Sony Plaza, at 56th St
  2. Sat Apr 19
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Super Sábado! 2014

  • Critics choice
  • Free

El Museo del Barrio's free family programming every third Saturday of the

  1. El Museo del Barrio 1230 Fifth Ave, between 104th and 105th Sts
  2. Sat Apr 19
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Retro Science: The Incredible Egg

  • Price band: 1/4

At this monthly series, parents and their tots work on brain-bending

  1. Liberty Science Center 222 Jersey City Blvd, between Philip and Wilson Sts
  2. Sat Apr 19 - Sun Apr 20
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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 19
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Greenlight Saturday Storytime 2014

  • Free

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

  1. Greenlight Bookstore 686 Fulton St, at South Portland Ave
  2. Sat Apr 19
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The Greatest Pirate Story (N)ever Told!

  • Price band: 3/4

Catch this half-improv, half-scripted musical about swashbucklers from

  1. Snapple Theater Center 210 W 50th St, at Broadway
  2. Sat Apr 19
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The Little Mermaid

  • Price band: 2/4

Young theatergoers won't find an onstage rendition of the familiar

  1. Players Theatre 115 MacDougal St, at Minetta Ln
  2. Sat Apr 19 - Sun Apr 27
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Egg-citing Eggs

  • Price band: 1/4

Forget storebought Easter baskets—at this workshop, kids learn about

  1. Brooklyn Children’s Museum 145 Brooklyn Ave, at St. Marks Ave
  2. Sat Apr 19 - Sun Apr 20
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Earth Day at McNally Jackson

  • Free

The SoHo bookstore hasn't yet released details about their annual Earth

  1. McNally Jackson Books 52 Prince St, between Lafayette and Mulberry Sts
  2. Sat Apr 19
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Tech for Tots: Learning with Colors

  • Free

Bring your budding artist to this interactive workshop where he can learn

  1. Sony Wonder Technology Lab 550 Madison Ave, Sony Plaza, at 56th St
  2. Sat Apr 19
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Spring Egg Hunt at Queens Botanical Garden

  • Price band: 1/4

Basket-toting tots can search for hidden eggs in the Arboretum's crabapple

  1. Queens Botanical Garden 43-50 Main St, at Dahlia Ave
  2. Sat Apr 19
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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 Nassau Street and Russell Street
  2. Sat Apr 19
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Family Flea Edutainment at P.S. 321

  • Free

The Brooklyn Flea at P.S. 321 welcomes special kids' programming, bringing

  1. P.S. 321 180 Seventh Avenue, between 1st and 2nd Sts
  2. Sat Apr 19
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"From Shore to Shore: Boat Builders and Boat Yards"

  • Free

Kiddos can climb aboard the 100-year-old barge at Red Hook's Waterfront

  1. Waterfront Museum and Showboat Barge 290 Conover St, at Pier 44
  2. Sat Apr 19
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Galli's Sleeping Beauty

  • Price band: 2/4

Kids are likely to relish this interactive tale of a cursed princess

  1. Galli's Fairytale Theater 347 West 36th St, between Eighth and Ninth Aves
  2. Sat Apr 19 - Sun Apr 27
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Spring Egg Hunt at Queens Botanical Garden

  • Price band: 1/4

Basket-toting tots can search for hidden eggs in the Arboretum's crabapple

  1. Queens Botanical Garden 43-50 Main St, at Dahlia Ave
  2. Sat Apr 19
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History in Your Hands: Spring Sprouts

During the month of April, curious kids can try their hand at rotating and

  1. Lefferts Historic House Museum Ocean Ave, at Empire Blvd
  2. Sat Apr 19 - Sun Apr 20
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Earth Day at the Central Park Zoo

  • Price band: 3/4

Celebrate Earth Day this year by honoring the environment at the Central

  1. Central Park Zoo Southeast corner of Central Park,, enter at Fifth Ave at 64th St
  2. Sun Apr 20
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Easter Parade and Bonnet Festival

  • Critics choice
  • Free

RECOMMENDED: Easter in New York The outlandish haberdashery on

  1. Manhattan
  2. Sun Apr 20
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Birding for Families

Each spring, Central Park becomes a major migration habitat for birds. You

  1. Central Park, Charles A. Dana Discovery Center enter at E 110th St and Fifth Ave
  2. Sun Apr 20
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Brooklyn Flea

  • Price band: 2/4
  • Critics choice
  • Free

It’s that time of year! The Brooklyn Flea comes back outside in Fort

  1. East River State Park 90 Kent Ave, at North 8th St
  2. Sun Apr 20
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Prospect Park Alliance Food Truck Rally

  • Price band: 1/4

If you feel like you've been missing out on the food-truck trend, head to

  1. Grand Army Plaza enter at Flatbush Ave and Prospect Park West
  2. Sun Apr 20
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Greenlight Baby Storytime 2014

  • Free

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

  1. Greenlight Bookstore 686 Fulton St, at South Portland Ave
  2. Sun Apr 20
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Easter Kids' Event at Coco Le Vu

  • Price band: 1/4

Kids can stop by the uptown sweets shop to design an Easter cookie, make

  1. Coco Le Vu 202 E 110th St, between Second and Third Aves
  2. Sun Apr 20
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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 20
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Macy's Sunday Story Time: Easter

  • Price band: 1/4

In Jan Brett's picture book, The Easter Egg, Hoppi is preparing for the

  1. DiMenna Children's History Museum 170 Central Park West, at Richard Gilder Way (77th Street)
  2. Sun Apr 20
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Macy's Sunday Story Time 2014

Each Sunday, young history buffs learn about the city's past by reading a

  1. New-York Historical Society 170 Central Park West, between 76th and 77th Sts
  2. Sun Apr 20
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Kinder Kritters

Your little ones will learn all about their favorite zoo critters through

  1. Central Park Zoo Southeast corner of Central Park,, enter at Fifth Ave at 64th St
  2. Sun Apr 20
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Family Sing-Along Brunch

  • Price band: 2/4

Bring the family along for a morning of music and munchies at the Langham

  1. Langham Place Hotel 400 5th Avenue, Between 36 and 37 streets, 10018
  2. Sun Apr 20
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Freedom Art Jam

  • Price band: 1/4

The Jewish Museum presents a family-friendly art and dance party for

  1. The Jewish Museum 1109 Fifth Ave, at 92nd St, 10128
  2. Sun Apr 20
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Easter Kids' Event at Coco Le Vu

  • Price band: 1/4

Kids can stop by the uptown sweets shop to design an Easter cookie, make

  1. Coco Le Vu 202 E 110th St, between Second and Third Aves
  2. Sun Apr 20
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Open Studio at the Guggenheim

  • Price band: 1/4

Little Picasso fans can head to the Sackler Center's Studio Art Lab and

  1. Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum 1071 Fifth Ave, at 89th St, 10128
  2. Sun Apr 20
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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 20
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Easter Kids' Event at Coco Le Vu

  • Price band: 1/4

Kids can stop by the uptown sweets shop to design an Easter cookie, make

  1. Coco Le Vu 202 E 110th St, between Second and Third Aves
  2. Sun Apr 20
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Easter Kids' Event at Coco Le Vu

  • Price band: 1/4

Kids can stop by the uptown sweets shop to design an Easter cookie, make

  1. Coco Le Vu 202 E 110th St, between Second and Third Aves
  2. Sun Apr 20
More info

Easter Kids' Event at Coco Le Vu

  • Price band: 1/4

Kids can stop by the uptown sweets shop to design an Easter cookie, make

  1. Coco Le Vu 202 E 110th St, between Second and Third Aves
  2. Sun Apr 20
More info

Easter Kids' Event at Coco Le Vu

  • Price band: 1/4

Kids can stop by the uptown sweets shop to design an Easter cookie, make

  1. Coco Le Vu 202 E 110th St, between Second and Third Aves
  2. Sun Apr 20
More info

Little Hatchlings

You and your baby can explore the zoo while having fun with art, songs,

  1. Prospect Park Zoo 450 Flatbush Ave, at Empire Blvd
  2. Mon Apr 21 - Tue Jun 3
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Earth Day in Union Square

  • Free

At New York City's annual Earth Day celebration in Union Square, tots can

  1. Union Square 14th St to 17th St, between Broadway and Park Ave South
  2. Tue Apr 22
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Books of Wonder Readings 2014

The Flatiron indie bookstore hosts readings and signings with local

  1. Books of Wonder 18 W 18th St, between Fifth and Sixth Aves
  2. Tue Apr 22
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Earth Day New York 2014

  • Free

For two days, Grand Central Terminal will transform into an educational

  1. Grand Central Terminal, Vanderbilt Hall 42nd St, between Vanderbilt and Lexington Aves
  2. Wed Apr 23 - Thu Apr 24
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Cendrillon

  • Price band: 2/4
  • Critics choice

Jules Massenet's elegant opera—based on the original, 17th-century

  1. Peter Jay Sharp Theater (at the Juilliard School) 60 Lincoln Center Plaza, at 65th St
  2. Wed Apr 23 - Sun Apr 27
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Poem In Your Pocket Day: A Landmark Celebration

  • Free

In honor of Poem In Your Pocket Day, Poets House staff and volunteers will

  1. Poets House 10 River Terr, at Murray St
  2. Thu Apr 24
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"From Shore to Shore: Boat Builders and Boat Yards"

  • Free

Kiddos can climb aboard the 100-year-old barge at Red Hook's Waterfront

  1. Waterfront Museum and Showboat Barge 290 Conover St, at Pier 44
  2. Thu Apr 24
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Arbor Day Celebration

  • Free

In this celebration of trees and wildlife, kids can learn about all the

  1. Prospect Park Audubon Center enter at Ocean Ave, and Lincoln Rd
  2. Fri Apr 25
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Friday Singalong with Jarrod

  • Free

Tots can cozy up in the kids' section of Greenlight while Jarrod (with his

  1. Greenlight Bookstore 686 Fulton St, at South Portland Ave
  2. Fri Apr 25
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New York Children’s Theater Festival

  • Price band: 2/4

The New York Children’s Theater Festival showcases new works for kids.

  1. Marjorie S. Deane Little Theater 10 W 64th St, between Central Park West and Broadway
  2. Fri Apr 25 - Sun May 18
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