14 Mar What's On For Kids This Weekend in New York (NYC): March 16 & 17
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.
Easter Eggstravaganza @ Pearl Studios
Join in the Easter fun with facepainting, pictures with the Easter Bunny, arts and crafts, an Easter Egg Hunt every hour along with light refreshments.
Cool Rainforest Connections @ Countee Cullen Library
Join super hero Captain Cocoa on an adventure to save the rainforest and discover along the way that it might be the average person who can really save the day. Presented by the Wildlife Theater from the Central Park Zoo. Suitable for ages 4-10 years.
SUNDAY MARCH 17
Print It @ Children’s Museum Of The Arts
Join in every Sunday for an exploration into various types of printmaking, including it be block prints, monotypes, and silk screening.
Macy’s Sunday Story Time: St. Patrick’s Day @ DiMenna Children’s History Museum
While traveling to America, Fergus whittles the branch of an Irish blackthorn tree into a Shillelagh so he will always have a piece of Ireland with him. This Shillelagh becomes the family’s heirloom and a centerpiece for storytelling each St. Patrick’s Day, just like today!
Drop In Art Workshop @ Queens Museum Of Art
The museum offers free family drop-in art workshops as a means to develop art skills through a variety of materials and themes. Targeting children ages 5-12 and their adult companions, this program offers fun and educational activities to fuel conversations about art on view.
Passover with ShirLaLa @ Museum Of Jewish Heritage
ShirLaLa and her band kick off the Passover season with an interactive musical journey from Egypt to the land of milk and honey. For ages 3-10.
St. Paddy’s Day Music & More @ Staten Island Children’s Museum
Everyone’s Irish on St. Patrick’s Day, right? Wear your greenest green, bring your instruments (or play along on theirs) and join your favorite children’s musician, Patrick Raftery for a musical romp celebrating St. Paddy’s day!
A Closer Look For Kids @ The MoMA
Engage in lively discussions and activities while looking closely at works of art in MoMA’s galleries. Share your ideas and participate in drawing, movement, or writing activities as you explore three to five works of art in the Museum galleries. Kids and adults participate together.
A (Tooth) Fairy Tale @ McGinn/Cazale Theatre
Collecting teeth and delivering quarters is tiring work, and the Tooth Fairy is ready for a vacation! Luckily, she meets a kid named Samuel who is sick and tired of being a kid, and all the rules that go with it. But when Samuel and the Tooth Fairy arrange to switch places for a little while, nothing goes exactly as planned. A (Tooth) Fairy Tale is a wild, silly adventure filled with shiny quarters, sugary candy, and learning who you’re really meant to be.
Grug @ The New Victory Theater
A new puppetry show for the littlest theatergoers (ages 2-5), Grug features a perceptive, curious and determined protagonist on an adventure to find a cozy home, feed a sneaky, snacking snail and share in the excitement that each new parcel and journey brings! This fun, inventive show gives everyone a chance to get up, boogie down and party Grug-style.
For the full list of events happening this week please see here
*The above events were correct at time of going to press – please check with venue before setting off