01 Apr What’s on for Kids in NYC this Weekend: April 3 & 4
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.
Family Film Screening: Microplastic Madness
April 3 – 11 (film viewing period)
Online, hosted by Japan Society
Don’t miss Japan Society’s family film screening of award-winning documentary Microplastic Madness, a unique story following the journey of fifth grade students in Brooklyn as they learn about the effects of plastic waste and become active participants in the fight to save their environment! Through this inspiring film, families with kids of all ages can learn to take on the roles of citizen scientists, community leaders, and advocates for sustainable change. On April 11, join a special live online Q&A workshop for young audiences with directors and activists, Atsuko Quirk and Debby Lee Cohen, as they discuss the sustainability efforts in the U.S. & Japan, and how the youth from both countries can come together and enact change!
April Fool’s: Architecture that Never Was! Family Program
Saturday April 3, 11am – 12pm
Online, hosted by The Skyscraper Museum
Did you know that architect Daniel Libeskind designed New York Tower at One Madison Avenue in 2007, but it was never built? Drawing from Greg Goldin and Sam Lubell’s Never Built New York, we’ll design our own unique buildings! Virtual, Zoom. All ages welcome.
Easter Eggstravaganza 2021
Saturday April 3
Rodale Pleasant Park Community Garden, 174 E 114th Street, New York, NY 10029
Winter is over and spring has arrived! NYSoM is proud to present Easter Eggstravaganza 2021 on April 3, 2021.
The event will feature:
- Easter Egg Hunt ( Group of 5 Hunters At A Time, Social Distancing and All Attendees Must Wear A Mask)
- Easter Activity Village ( Painted Easter Egg Giveaway, Easter Crafts and Activities
- Easter Bunny and friends**
- and much more!
The Easter Eggstravaganza takes place at the Rodale Pleasant Park Community Garden on 114th Street between 1st Avenue and Pleasant Avenue in Harlem.
Easter Fun Day Cruise with Egg Hunt 2021
Saturday April 3
Hosted by Event Cruises NYC
Join Easter Bunny on our Easter Fun Day Brunch Cruise featuring Egg Hunt, Easter basket decorating, fun Easter crafts for kids, and a delicious Easter Sunday brunch in 2021. This is the best kid-friendly Easter Cruise in NYC this year!
- Participate in basket decorating and a fun egg hunt
- Join Easter Bunny for balloon animal making, face painting, and more Easter activities on board
- Indulge in Champagne and bottomless Mimosas on the water
- Enjoy Easter Sunday brunch 2021 while the vessel sails by Statue of Liberty, Brooklyn Bridge, and more iconic NYC spots
- Create unforgettable family memories by making Easter Crafts for kids and bring it home
Hop to It, Kids! The New Online Easter Egg Hunt
Sunday April 4, 3pm – 4:30pm
Online, hosted by Watson Adventures
Ages 10+, $19.00 per person
Join Watson Adventures on a virtual Easter Egg Hunt! Chickens—or is it bunnies?—have laid eggs everywhere and it’s up to you to find them! They’re almost hidden in art museum paintings, in royal homes as Fabergé eggs, or in natural history museums as giant dinosaur eggs and tiny hummingbird eggs.
Our Host will meet with your teams on Zoom and send you hopping off around the world, following clues that lead you to websites where you must find eggs and answer fun questions about them. How many eggs can you find?
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*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.