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This weekend you can celebrate the new and the old. Ring in the Korean New Year at The Korea Society. Celebrate Tu B’Shvat, the Jewish "New Year of the Trees" at The Museum at Eldridge Street. Or party outdoors at the 1st annual Winter Carnival in Bryant Park. If tradition and yesteryear is what you're into, then you can enjoy the 40th annual Thunderbird American Dancers Dance Concert and Pow Wow at the Theater for the New City. Or celebrate the legacy of Meredith Wilson's The Music Man at the Merkin Concert Hall. New or old, make some family memories and create your own traditions of fun! Here are this weekend's picks.
February is upon us. And every kid knows what that means. Winter Recess is almost here. For parents, it’s time to shuffle around schedules and pick out cool activities and camps for kids to attend during their time off.
If your kids are Sesame Street age, then we’ve got one show that is a definite must see. "Sesame Street Live: Make A New Friend" is coming to Madison Square Garden on February 19 for a limited time.
Do you want to build a snowman? If you thought you left snowmaggedon back in 2014, think again. The snow season is upon us. We’ve been seeing snow nearly every week this year. But that doesn’t mean we can’t go outside and enjoy those first, beautiful moments of snow, before it turns to slush and ice. This week is filled with songs, do-it-yourself toys, new spider powers, Big Bird, a park opening, a carnival, and lots more. Here is the week ahead.Read more
This weekend is all about family fun. The Museum of Arts and Design is having their Family Day where they promise countless opportunities to create and explore. In Brooklyn, the Inventgenuity Festival is happening, which is a hands-on celebration of technology, imagination and craft. If you love the winter and outdoors you can frolic in the snow in Central Park at the Winter Jam - the ultimate snow day with free winter sports for all! The Queens Museum is hosting their Spooktacular Ball for families. And the Japan Society is having a New Year's celebration as well. There's plenty more so grab the fam and head out for fun! Here are this weekend's picks.
How does a weekend of a moose, a twinkie pie and a jacket sound? No, it’s not a camping trip in the rain. It’s a weekend of book readings in NYC. This weekend, there will be kids author appearances at Book Court, Books of Wonder and Greenlight Bookstore. And if you plan your weekend out right, you can stop by each one.Read more
A giant show is happening at the little theater in Central Park! The marionette puppeteers at the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre are presenting the classic fairy tale of “Jack and the Beanstalk.” The show is a light-hearted and fun take on the story we all know and love.Read more
It’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Day in New York City. We’ve enjoyed several great activities this past weekend, including the Black Comic Book Festival at Harlem’s Schomburg Center. This week we’re even more invested in celebrating the vibrant landscape of arts and culture in NYC. Get ready for a 40th Anniversary book reading, two sets of dancing lions, pixilated art, the healing powers of the rainforest and friendly butterflies in the sky (I may need to watch an old episode of “Reading Rainbow” after this). Here are our picks for the week ahead.Read more
This weekend is filled with lots of wonderful things to see and enjoy like the new CMOM Hello from Japan! opening weekend festival, The Wild Kratts Live at the NYU Skirball Center and Tim and the Space Cadets at Symphony Space. Of course, this weekend also commemorates the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Now, more than ever, it seems a time to celebrate his message of friendship and love. There are many events throughout NYC this weekend that honor this inspiring leader as he joined hands and hearts with people of all colors on his enduring march to freedom and equality for all. Here are this weekend's picks.Read more