Join in at NYC's Bank of America Winter Village at Bryant Park for the Kids Food Festival. The festival welcomes families with children aged 6 months to tweens, who are interested in learning about better food choices in a fun and engaging environment that empowers children to make these decisions for themselves. The festival includes a balanced plate scavenger hunt, ticketed hands-on cooking classes, free performances including cooking demos and live entertainment. The Dirty Sock Funtime Band will be performing and entertainment by the Radio Disney Road Crew. The fun takes place this Saturday and Sunday from 10:00AM to 5:00PM. The event is free to attend, $25 tickets are available in advance for hands-on cooking class.
With spring fast approaching, we need a pot for planting. Take an ordinary, terracotta pot and make it into something fantastic by adding beads, tiles, buttons, ribbons and other odds and ends. Then, add some soil and a seed and don’t forget to water! Taking place at Wave Hill on Saturday and Sunday from 10:00AM to 1:00PM. This event is free with free admission to the grounds until noon on Saturday only. On Sunday admission is $8 for adults, $4 for students and seniors, $2 for children 6 and older and free to Members and children under 6.
Chase away the winter blues and feel the rhythms of the Caribbean! Sweetbeatz is a band for young audiences that keeps little ones on their feet and dancing to the beat! Meredith Wright is a vocalist, Early Childhood Educator and dance enthusiast that lives and works in NYC. Meredith is thrilled to share her love of Caribbean music through movement exploration, imaginative play, songs and games for families. Come and join her for music and movement that will have you thinking the tropics are right outside E 4th Street. Taking place at the Ellen Stewart Theatre on Saturday from 11:00AM to 11:45AM. The cost is $10 per family.
Head to Bowery Poetry for We Run the Ship: A Make Your Own Adventure Musical With Puppets. You choose what happens next in an interactive puppet theater event that discovers salty ship captains, star-crossed sneakers, a wandering troubadour and an invisible dog. It’s a world premiere theater event for all ages and imaginations. Taking place on Sunday at 1:00PM. This event is free to attend.
The Dooples are a friendly group of writing implements who live in the Land of Doo, and come to life at night. They enjoy many adventures and experiences, through which children empower themselves with their own imagination. They personify the conviction that to learn is to do and to do is to learn. Taking place at the Roy Arias Studios on Saturday at 1:00PM and Sunday at 1:15PM. The cost is $15.