Family Fun in NYC this Weekend: June 19 & 20

Have a look at some fabulous family events taking place this weekend in the city, or from the comfort of your own home. Below are our picks for making this weekend one to remember for your family.

In Person
Greencycle “Go Green BK” Swap
Saturday June 19, 12pm – 3pm
Greenpoint Avenue & West Street, Greenpoint, Brooklyn
Suggested donation: $10 a family

Have lots of terrific stuff taking up space but no longer giving you joy? Bring them to the Greencycle Swap on Saturday, June 19th, 2021.

Join Town Square and IS 318 PTA to recycle, reuse and reduce! Drop off your cleaned and useable clothes, shoes, books, baby gear, toys, household items, small furniture (less than 70lb), electronics, etc – and browse the selection.

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Kudo Kids Virtual Book Event With Olympic Medalists Maia & Alex Shibutani
Saturday June 19, 12pm
Online, hosted by Japan Society

Join us for this fun and interactive online book event for young people and figure skating fans, featuring two-time Olympic bronze medalists Maia and Alex Shibutani (aka the ShibSibs). At the 2018 Winter Games in PyeongChang, they became the first ice dancers of Asian descent to medal at the Olympics and are only the second sibling duo in the history of the sport to share an ice dancing medal. The Shibutanis are also the authors of the Kudo Kids book series, geared for ages 8-12—including The Mystery of the Masked Medalist and their latest release, The Mystery in Manhattan.

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In Person
Show Up, Kids! Interactive Family Comedy in Spanish
Saturday June 19, 12pm – 1pm
The Kraine Theater, New York, NY

This critically acclaimed, long-running, socially-distanced, interactive comedy show for children ages 3-10 (and their grownups) puts a twist on the traditional children’s show. When the show’s star doesn’t show up for the show, the kids help create an entire show on the spot from the costumes to characters and props to plot. 60-minutes.

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A Laurie Berkner Virtual Family Concert on Father’s Day!
Sunday June 20, 12pm – 5pm
$20 Regular*/$80 Meet & Greet Add-On Package, plus applicable fees. Group discounts available.

Laurie Berkner Family Concerts: Father’s Day Party! Two live, interactive, virtual performances

Each Regular Family Ticket includes access to one or both livestreams for one device and an exclusive “welcome” video from Laurie herself.

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Watson Adventures’ Wizard School Virtual Scavenger Hunt
Sunday June 20, 3pm – 4:30pm
Online, hosted by Watson Adventures
$19, ages 10+

Grab your magic wands for a wizarding adventure that takes you to museums across America in search of art that echoes characters, places, and magical objects in the famed Harry Potter books and movies, all without leaving your home. You’ll track down slithering serpents, Hagrid-like giants and eerie figures as scary as any Dementor. This hunt references the books and provides a surprising bridge to many strange and wonderful works of art.

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See HERE for all events taking place

*Please always check with the venue before setting off to attend an event. Please also observe social distancing and wear a mask for in-person events.

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