What's On for Kids this Weekend in NYC: June 12 & 13

What’s On for Kids this Weekend in NYC: June 12 & 13

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
Movie Nights at the Garden: Zootopia
Saturday June 12, 7:30pm – 10:45pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 43-50 Main St, New York, NY 11355
Admission applies – see QBG website for rates

Join us for Zootopia, the first flick in our Movie Nights at the Garden series! Experience big screen magic and this family-friendly movie with the beautiful backdrop of golden hour in the evening. Grab a snack and a memento at the Bunny Burrow Bazaar, QBG’s themed marketplace for all of your cinema needs – including Night Howlers (blueberries in a fresh fruit berry bowl) and Pawpsicles (fruit flavored popsicles)! Before the movie, make your animal print badge by picking which animals you want to have on your tree cookie! Plus, grab a pair of Bunny ears or your very own police whistle! Bring your friends, family, and a blanket for this quintessential summer experience!

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Saturday Sketching with The Met
Saturday June 12, 1pm – 1:20pm
Online, hosted by The Met
Free, ages 13-18

Join us on Instagram to get inspired by works of art from The Met collection and experiment with different drawing approaches.

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Bring the Cool 2021: Joy Is Our Superpower!
June 12, 11am – 3pm
Online, hosted by Cool Culture and partners

Join Cool Culture and partners for a day of family fun focused on art, movement and storytelling as tools for joy.

Bring the Cool is Cool Culture’s annual family festival, celebrating the resilience and strengths of families and communities through art, storytelling and cultural celebrations.

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In Person
Princess Play and Book Signing at Let’s Dress Up
June 13, 1:30pm – 3pm
Let’s Dress Up, 345 East 85th Street, New York, NY 10028

Join us for a fabulous enchanted princess play. We will have all the usual dress up and tea party fun of course. Then Laura Brown and Elly Kramer will join us to read an excerpt from their new book series, the Trillium Sisters. Come hear about these triplets and their magical superpowers. Everyone who attends will receive a signed copy of the first book “The Triplets Get Charmed”.

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In Person
Urban Farm Exploration Days!
Saturday June 12 & Sunday June 13, 10am – 4pm
Urban Farm in Randall’s Island Park, Wards Meadow Loop, Manhattan

Explore the Randall’s Island Urban Farm’s variety of crops, rice paddies, fragrant herbs, and meet the chickens too! All ages welcome!

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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.

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