Download our May 2013 calendar of family events

Our May 2013 calendar is full of reopenings (Pier 25, the New York Aquarium, Governors Island), free festivals (Spring Kids Fest) and more!




Wed 1 Herald in May with a game of catch on the Great Lawn or a visit to a Central Park playground.

Thu 2 Watch favorite TV characters come to life in Super WHY Live at the Beacon Theatre.

Fri 3 Catch Molly Bloom-Lately, park of the New York Children’s Theater Festival. 

Sat 4 Attend interactive workshops at the New Museum’s Ideas City StreetFest.

Sun 5 Enjoy rides and games at the Hippo Playground Spring Fair in Riverside Park.

Mon 6 View works by public school students at the Guggenheim’s “A Year with Children 2013.”

Tue 7 Introduce kids to Claes Oldenburg's larger-than-life sculptures at MoMA.

Wed 8 Head to the Guggenheim for the last day of "Gutai: Splendid Playground."

Thu 9 Rock out with the Itty Biddies at a free concert in Long Island City.

Fri 10 Spend a night at the opera with the New Vic’s The Firework Maker's Daughter.  

Sat 11 View historic choo-choos Grand Central’s Parade of Trains Weekend.

Sun 12 Happy Mother’s Day! Celebrate Mom with a garden party at the New York Botanical Garden.  

Mon 13 Be amazed by Orly Genger’s colorful art installation Red, Yellow and Blue at Madison Square Park.

Tue 14 Plan a trip to Tribeca's Pier 25 playground, which just reopened after being damaged by Hurricane Sandy.

Wed 15 Celebrate the Cloisters' 75th anniversary by viewing The Unicorn Tapestries.

Thu 16 Follow a newborn chick's journey as she meets other members of the farm in Hatched.

Fri 17 Watch Tada bring Ezra Jack Keats's stories come to life in an original musical.

Sat 18 Time Out Kids partners with Madison Square Park for a free spring fest. We'll see you there! 

Sun 19 Witness sheep getting their coats shortn at Prospect Park Zoo’s annual Fleece Festival.  

Mon 20 Marvel at over 200 colorful live frogs from around the world at AMNH.

Tue 21 Step inside a tree house made from BBG trees felled by Hurricane Sandy.

Wed 22 Take part in a Spanish sing-along at DiMenna Children's History Museum.

Thu 23 Explore nature in Prospect Park with an Audubon Center naturalist.

Fri 24 Epic, a new animated tale about a teen who has to save the world, hits theaters today  

Sat 25 Lovers of marine life, rejoice! The New York Aquarium reopens to the public.

Sun 26 Head to Governors Island via a free ferry for opening weekend festivities.  

Mon 27 Happy Memorial Day! Commemorate our nation’s heroes at events across the city.

Tue 28 Last chance: The popular Butterfly Conservancy at AMNH closes today.

Wed 29 Visit Twinkle, a new play space in Williamsburg that's modeled after children's museums.

Thu 30 Walk through Patrick Martinez's installation, an ethereal, touchable tunnel, at CMA.

Fri 31 See original Google logos designed by kids around the country at AMNH’s “Doodle 4 Google.”


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