For the first time ever, premier NYC jazz/cabaret club Metropolitan Room will open their Flatiron District doors for children’s/family programming on selected Saturday mornings.

Mario The Magician Metropolitan Room NYC New York

Kicking off their KIDS KABARET series with a run of twice-monthly performances from April 6th to July 6th (2013) is popular local performer Mario Marchese, better known as Mario the Magician, with his show, “Mario the Magician and his Suitcase Machine.”
SATURDAY MARCH 16 Free Demonstration Class: Eastside Westside Music Together @ Manhattan Church Of Christ Entertainment isn’t their business; education is. Whilst singing, dancing, playing and laughing they have a great time and do it with your child’s musical education in mind. St. Patrick’s Day Party! @ Citibabes Celebrate the luck of the Irish with Citibabes on St. Patrick’s Day! Join in for arts & crafts, face painting, live music, cupcake decorating with Junior’s Fresh, and more! Scandinavian Sing-Along @ Scandinavia House: The Nordic Center In America Scandinavia holds a treasure-trove of children’s songs and games. Danish musician Vibe Normann will introduce children to English versions of these songs, play musical games, and perform a selection of songs in modern, jazzy arrangements. Come prepared to move, dance, imagine, and sing your heart out! Ages 1-7.

Aerial Arts NYC Circus Arts Skills

Is your child interested in learning aerial arts? Aerial Arts NYC offer youth (ages 5-12) and teen circus classes each week on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. These classes allow your child the opportunity to explore both ground and aerial circus arts in a non-competitive learning environment.
Tea Houses WIth Kids in NYC Alices Tea Cup Tea And Sympathy Russian Tea Room Tea houses & parlors are popping up all over the city and here at New York Loves Kids we have a passion for tea, so it is not a surprise that we have a brood of mini tea jennies who like to indulge too. We have put together a list of places where we love to have a cuppa with our little ones.
March 9 & 10, 2013 SATURDAY MARCH 9 Family Day: Skyscrapers! @ The Center For Architecture Bring your building crew and get ready for skyscrapers – the ultimate challenge! Learn about some of the new innovative projects and then work with your team to design and build your own model skyscraper. Sci-Tech Workshop: Bot Building @ Sony Wonder Technology Lab Calling all robot builders! Join in and build your very own working robot! Using motors, screws, and recycled materials you’ll learn how to assemble and power-up your very own personalized robot to take home. Hablemos De La Historia Y Del Arte: Nueva York y la Segunda Guerra Mundial @ DiMenna Children's History Museum Families look, discuss, and create in this Spanish-language monthly family program, combining time in the galleries with art-making in the studios. You will visit the WWII & NYC exhibit, where you will discover the role of New York City in fighting, and winning, the war.
Kids Night Out Parents Night Off NYC Childcare Kid’s Night Out, Parent’s Night Off is a childcare company for kids from birth to the age of 10, providing educational and interactive childcare along with classes to encourage parents through some of the more challenging aspects of parenting. Their services are based on an educator’s 14-year training module, which they use to assist and empower parents with children.
It is that time of the year again when we turn our thoughts to kids holiday camps. Kids camps are such great fun and with so many to choose from, we thought we would narrow down the search a bit and focus on some fabulous ones! HiArt! Holiday Art Camps What's the most constructive and stimulating way to keep your children active and engaged on their odd days off from school? HiArt!'s Holiday Art Camps, of course! Busy, adventure-filled days designed to knock the socks off any art-loving child; an intensive arts exploration full of thinking, making, seeing and doing. Sixteen years of doing it right:  9:30am-3:00pm for kids 5-14; littler kids can join us for the half day (+ an adult companion)  from 9:30 'til noon!
SATURDAY MARCH 2 MAD Fun: Family Day @ Museum of Arts & Design MAD Family Day offers countless opportunities for children to create learn and explore! Artist educators and docents will be in the galleries to provide additional insights into the exhibitions and featured works sure to engage both children and their adult companions. Happy Birthday To Dr. Seuss! @ Jerome Park Library Celebrate Dr. Seuss' birthday by enjoying some of his stories. Making the Familiar Strange @ Scandinavia House In response to the Helsinki School artists’ approach to photography, kids will focus on new ways of looking at familiar subjects such as portraits and cityscapes using a variety of materials and tools like graphite, cameras, and scissors.
Saturday March 2 sees Dr. Seuss' birthday. What better way to celebrate than encouraging your children to join in with some of the local events celebrating his fabulous books, or enjoying those books that have been made into movies. Here are a few of our picks for some Dr. Seuss family enjoyment in NYC.
Paper Bag Players The Jewish MuseumThe Paper Bag Players returns to The Jewish Museum in Saddles and Sunshine, a new theater production for families on Sunday, March 10 at 2 pm. From cowboys and cowgirls greeting the audience with a loud "Howdy!" to a pie-eating contest and a day in the life of a bowling pin, Saddles and Sunshine will have children and adults alike laughing, clapping and singing along.
The show features new, original music in styles ranging from country, salsa and ragtime to hip hop, classical, disco, and even barber shop quartet. This program is recommended for children ages 4 and up.