21 Apr What’s on for Kids this Weekend in NYC: April 24 & 25
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.
Kusama: Cosmic Nature
All weekend – from now until Sunday, October 31, 2021
New York Botanical Garden, 2900 Southern Boulevard, Bronx, NY 10458-5126
Experience Yayoi Kusama’s profound connection with nature. Contemporary Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama is one of the most popular artists in the world, drawing millions to experience her immersive installations.
Street Arts: An Earth Day Celebration
Saturday April 24, 12noon – 5:30pm
West 103rd Open Street between West End Avenue & Broadway
StreetopiaUWS, Jody Sperling/Time Lapse Dance, and the West 103rd Street Open Streets Community Coalition announce “Street Arts: An Earth Day Celebration.” This festive afternoon of dance, art and music will demonstrate the healing qualities and joyful expression that happen when neighbors come together in community.
The program includes performances by Jody Sperling/Time Lapse Dance, jill sigman/thinkdance, the Max Dolgin Trio Plus, Songs to Inspire with Chelsie Nectow and Eric Parker, and Met Orchestra Musicians. The All Street Journal will be orchestrating participatory muralling while Bridge for Dance and Harmony by Karate offer free family classes.
Earth Day Celebration in Brooklyn Bridge Park
Saturday April 24, 10am – 3pm
Brooklyn Bridge Park
Join Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy for Earth Day 2021 in Brooklyn Bridge Park!
Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy is excited to celebrate Earth Day with a series of FREE fitness classes, self-led volunteer opportunities, and education programs on Saturday, April 24th.
Butterfly Yoga on Zoom!
Sunday April 25, 10am – 10:45am
Online, hosted by Karma Kids Yoga
$15 per child – ages 2-6
In this special class, kids will learn about the butterfly lifecycle and transform into butterflies themselves! We’ll go from caterpillars, to chrysalis, to butterfly as we spread our own wings and fly! We’ll take an adventure to the magical Butterfly Garden to celebrate springtime, meet some creatures, see what Mother Nature has created for us, and learn about the marvelous metamorphosis of our friend, the butterfly! Costumes and wings are encouraged but not necessary.
Flower Patch at Queens Botanical Garden
Sunday April 25, 8am – 6pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 43-50 Main Street, Flushing, NY 11355
Queens Botanical Garden is hosting its first ever Flower Patch, an intimate experience among spring flowers on Sundays, April 25, May 2, and May 9 (Mother’s Day)!
Unique floral and garden creature installations transform the QBG Farm into a fantastic flower spectacle creating an immersive environment and stunning backdrop for photos. Pick your own pot of flowers to take home with you, and a floral themed grab-and-go craft activity kit. Fee includes general Garden admission and entry to the Patch.
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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.