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Nitehawk Cinema debuts brunch film series for kids this May

The food-friendly Williamsburg cinema introduces “Cheeky Monkeys,” which

City Splash at Children’s Museum of Manhattan opens tomorrow

Take advantage of warming weather at CMOM’s splash-able outdoor exhibit,

A LEGO flagship store is coming to the Flatiron District this July!

The new LEGO haven at 200 Fifth Ave will open with a weekend’s worth of

Spring Kids Fest returns to Madison Square Park next month!

Time Out Kids and the Madison Square Park Conservancy present Spring Kids

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Free things to do with kids

  1. Prospect Park Audubon Center enter at Ocean Ave, and Lincoln Rd
  2. Sat May 3 - Sun Sep 28
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  • Free
  1. Doris C. Freedman Plaza Fifth Ave, at 60th St
  2. Until Sat Aug 23
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  1. American Folk Art Museum 2 Lincoln Sq, Columbus Ave, at 66th St
  2. Until Wed Apr 23
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Things to do with kids this season

Spring break 2014

We rounded up the best mini-camps and events—including a plethora of free things to do!

April calendar of events

With April showers come tons of great family events!

50 things to do this spring

Spring is in the air! Get outdoors for free family festivals, new museum exhibits and more.

Ten great weekend getaways

Ten weekend getaways to look forward to this spring!

Family attractions

50 top family attractions

Our A to Z guide of the best family attractions highlights the

Empire State Building

Rediscover an architectural gem with our Empire State Building family

American Museum of Natural History

No matter which wing you wander through, it’s hard to explore the AMNH

Central Park

A complete guide to Central Park, including playgrounds and family

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Museums for kids

  1. 222 Jersey City Blvd, (between Philip and Wilson Sts)
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  1. 1000 Fifth Ave, (at 82nd St)
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  1. 36-01 35th Ave, (at 37th St)
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  1. 103 Orchard St, (between Broome and Delancey Sts)
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Theater for kids

  1. Vital Children’s Theatre 2162 Broadway, at 76th St, fourth floor
  2. Until Sat Apr 26
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Bessie's Big Shot

  • Price band: 1/4
  • Critics choice
  1. Central Park Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre west side, at 79th St
  2. Until Sun Jun 29
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Bello Mania

  • Price band: 1/4
  • Critics choice
  1. New Victory Theater 209 W 42nd St, between Seventh and Eighth Aves
  2. Sun Apr 20
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Cirque du Soleil's Amaluna

  • Price band: 3/4
  • Critics choice
  1. Citi Field Roosevelt Ave, at 126th St, 11368
  2. Until Sun May 18
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Stores for kids

Beehives & Buzzcuts

  • Price band: 3/4
  1. 365 First Ave, (between 21st and 22nd Sts)
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Torly Kid

  • Price band: 2/4
  1. 51 Hudson St, (between Duane and Jay Sts)
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  1. 1111 Eighth Ave, (between 11th and 12th Sts)
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Toys "R" Us

  • Price band: 1/4
  1. Manhattan Mall, 901 Sixth Ave, (between 32nd and 33rd Sts)
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Events for kids by date

  1. Frozen Easter Egg...

    For an icy spin on Easter celebrations, head to th...

  2. Clouds

    Every spring, an installation takes up residence i...

  3. Maker Fest at CMOM

    Spend spring break at CMOM for 11 whole days of ar...

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