March events calendar for kids

Thanks to our March events calendar, you can get in on the most exciting March events for kids

Photograph: Courtesy World Science Festival


Our March events calendar is here! See below for the best March events for kids in 2018, including new plays, exhibits, openings, celebrations and more to keep the crew busy. It's finally warming up a bit outside—well, on certain days—which means you can start thinking about visits to your favorite kids' playgrounds and our top outdoor activities for kids. There are also plenty of free things to do with kids if you happen to be on a budget.

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Magic at Coney!!!

Calling all junior magicians! Illusionists, escape artists, mentalists, and close-up magicians from all over the world will descend on the Coney Island Museum for a full afternoon of mind-blowing tricks and feats. Expect to see plenty of card tricks, levitating objects and perhaps some stuff disappearing right before your eyes. Who knows—maybe someone from your family will have the chance to become to be part of the magic if they’re picked as an assistant for a particular trick. And then catch more magic on Monday nights when the Brooklyn Cyclones treat fans to a magic show during their home games this summer. Magic at Coney performances run noon to 2pm. All ages.

Coney Island Museum , Brooklyn Sunday July 22 2018 - Sunday December 30 2018

Farmhouse Family Day

Children are invited to explore the oldest house in New York City on the third Saturday of every month, for free! This event offers seasonal activities like artifact investigation, scavenger hunts, gardening and other hands-on projects. Ages 4-10.

Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum , Brooklyn Saturday July 21 2018 - Saturday September 22 2018

Unseen Oceans

Travel deep beneath the Ocean's surface to discover what lurks in the dark, cold depths of the sea with this special exhibit. Visitors learn about the new, cutting edge technologies like robotics, satellite monitoring, miniaturization, and high-definition imaging that scientists use to explore the ocean's vast realm. They can also see some of the new discoveries, like a new island forming near Hawaii and the behaviors of deep sea animals. The exhibit features mesmerizing displays, like a floor-to-ceiling array of biofluorescent species (animals that absorb and re-emit light) and a virtual ride in a submersible.

American Museum of Natural History , Upper West Side Until Monday January 7 2019

Shababa Saturdays

Enjoy traditional and non-traditional music, fun art projects, movement and creative prayer activities and more! Ages 6 months to 10 years.

92nd Street Y , Upper East Side Saturday July 21 2018 - Saturday August 25 2018

Storytime at Books Are Magic

Each Saturday and Sunday at 10:30am this enchanting independant kids bookstore in Cobble Hill hosts a storytime. Be sure to check out all their unique special events for children and young adult readers. All ages.

Books Are Magic , Carroll Gardens Saturday July 21 2018 - Sunday August 26 2018