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Events for Kids in New York City This Weekend - January 17-January 19


Events for Kids in New York City This WeekendPhoto: Michael Dougherty/Flickr 


While New York City is often thought of as a playground for adults, there's still plenty of fun activities with children. From museum specials to readings to musical performances, City Guide's collection of weekend events for kids in New York City will have your little ones never wanting to leave the concrete jungle.

Kids Create: Snowflakes and Popsicle - Leonard Library
January 17, 2020 - Brooklyn

Make a pretty snowflakes out of popsicle sticks.

Brainy Babies - Bushwick Library
January 17, 2020 - Brooklyn

Join us for free, brain-building storytimes for children 0-3 years and their parents or caregivers. Families will learn fun activities to build young brains and learn about community resources. Prepare your child for 3-K and toddler for Pre-K.

Brooklyn Robotics League Registration - Bushwick Library
January 17, 2020 - Brooklyn

Do you love LEGOS, robotic and teamwork? Then join and Brooklyn Robotics League at Brooklyn Public Library, where teams learn to use LEGO EV3 robotics while exploring STEM concepts.

Color Me Calm - Annex
January 17, 2020 - Brooklyn

Coloring isn't just for kids! Stop by the Annex to relax and color your stress away!

Babies & Books - Annex
January 17, 2020 - Brooklyn

Explore books, sing songs, learn fingerplays, and play with other babies and caregivers! Best for 0-18 months.

Story Play - Brighton Beach Library
January 17, 2020 - Brooklyn,

Books, songs, rhymes and play! Kids 0-5 and their caregivers can come to the library to build early literacy skills while having fun!

Library Lab: Dowels and Rubberbands - Crown Heights Library
January 17, 2020 - Brooklyn

Participate in our Dowel and Rubberband challenge. Work with your team to make a unique construction out of dowels and rubberbands

Watson Adventures Wizard School Scavenger Hunt for Harry Potter Fans - Metropolitan Museum of Art
January 18, 2020 - New York

Young wizards will enjoy a trip to the Metropolitan Museum, in search of art that echoes characters and enchanted objects in the Harry Potter books. You'll track down serpents, Dumbledore look-alikes, and figures as scary as any Death Eater. The hunt is not an addition to or variation on Harrys adventures, but instead references to the books will provide a surprising bridge to many strange and wonderful works of art. Kids must be accompanied by an adult, but all-adult teams can compete separately. For ages 10 and up. Price includes museum admission. Advance purchase is required.

Saturday Storytime - Leonard Library
January 18, 2020 - Brooklyn

Stories, songs, rhymes, and lots more to enjoy. Children of all ages and their caregivers are invited to join in.

Saturday Storytime - Leonard Library
January 18, 2020 - Brooklyn

Fun Lego project for ages 6 and up.

Shinee Pizza Making Class - Bario's Pizza
January 18, 2020 - Staten Island

SHINEE is excited to be partnering with Bario's Pizza to create a pizza making class for children with special needs

Saturday Storytime - Crown Heights Library
January 18, 2020 - Brooklyn

Join us each Saturday to hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud. All ages welcome!

Saturday Storytime - Bedford Library
January 18, 2020 - Brooklyn

Join us each Saturday to hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud. All ages welcome!

Saturday Storytime - Brooklyn Heights Library
January 18, 2020 - Brooklyn

Join us each Saturday to hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud.

Charlotte's Web - YMCA Boulton Center
January 19, 2020 - Bay Shore

The Children's Literature Association named Charlotte's Web "the best American children's book of the past two hundred years," and The YMCA Boulton Center has crafted a play that captures this work in a thrilling original adaptation that encompasses live actors, puppets, and multimedia. All of your favorite characters are here: Wilbur, the irresistible young pig who desperately wants to avoid the butcher; Fern, a girl who understands what animals say to each other; Templeton, the gluttonous rat who can occasionally be talked into a good deed, and, most of all, the extraordinary spider, Charlotte, who proves to be "a true friend and a good writer." Determined to save Wilbur, Charlotte begins her campaign with the "miracle" of her web in which she writes, "Some pig."

CARTOGRAPHY - New Victory Theater
Through January 19, 2020 - New York

Inflatable rafts on the Mediterranean. Dark holds of cargo trucks. Family photos hidden carefully in a backpack. Hear the stories of young refugees when CARTOGRAPHY asks what part we play in the lives of young people who set out into the unsure waters of their futures. In this multimedia theatrical work, witness a world alive with movement and migration as the effects of climate change, war and poverty give shape to where we have come from and where we are going.CARTOGRAPHY has a running time of 60 minutes with no intermission, and is recommended for ages 10 and up.Performance dates and times:Friday, Jan. 10 at 7pmSaturday, Jan. 11 at 2pm / 7pmSunday, Jan. 12 at 3pmSaturday, Jan. 18 at 2pm / 7pm*Sunday, Jan. 19 at 3pm*sign-interpreted performance

Connected Worlds - New York Hall of Science
Through January 31, 2020 - Flushing Meadows, Queens

The New York Hall of Science (NYSCI) will open Connected Worlds, its exciting and groundbreaking new exhibition on environmental sustainability, on June 27, 2015. Presented in NYSCI's iconic Great Hall, Connected Worlds is a fully immersive, digitally rendered interactive experience where visitors are encouraged to explore the interconnectedness of different environments, learn about the importance of keeping systems in balance, and see how our individual and collective actions can have widespread impact. Through their gestures and movements, visitors interact with animated creatures, plants, trees and other objects, and see how human decisions affect the environment. "Connected Worlds reflects what NYSCI is all about a playful hands-on activity, a focus on problem-solving, and deep engagement with a topic. Connected Worlds gives visitors confidence in their ability to effect change, and empowers them within a larger environment," said Margaret Honey, president and CEO of NYSCI. "This leads to passionate learners a hallmark of the NYSCI experience." Connected Worlds features gesture-based technologies that generate and project images onto seven massive screens. Six... (read more)

Big Apple Circus - Damrosch Park at Lincoln Center
Through February 02, 2020 - New York

An astonishing circus world of wonder! Big Apple Circus at the Damrosch Park, New York, NY. October 12, 2019 - February 2, 2020

Show Up, Kids! - The Kraine Theatre
Through February 09, 2020 - New York City

Following sold out performances and rave reviews from NYC to Hollywood, Peter Michael Marinos "Show Up, Kids! returns to The Kraine Theater. This interactive, semi-improvised family show for kids 3-10 years old puts a wildly comedic theatrical twist on the traditional kids show. When the main attraction doesnt show up, Pete enlists the help of the kids to provide prompts and control everything from plot to props, characters to costumes, and settings to sound in a one-of-a-kind, 55-minute laughfest.***** Marino handles the unpredictability of working with children in an improvised environment with great skill and grace, putting on a fantastic performance which my children were talking about long after the show. - Backstage on the FringeThis show is not like any other show. Usually, the kids are just watching things happen, but here, kids are actually part of the show. Pete definitely has a superpower!- Kids News NYCFantastic fun! A one-man whirling dervish of energy, comic timing, physical agility, and out and out hilarity. The kids were absolutely mesmerized! - The Front Row Center****Hilarious! Marino knows what kids find funny. A show of this caliber is... (read more)

Yeti, Set, Snow! - Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre
Through February 23, 2020 - New York

Yeti, Set, Snow! an original story and marionette production produced by the City Parks Foundation will be making its anticipated return to the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre in Central Park. Perfect for families with young children, this winter adventure kicks off the holiday season with puppetry and music beginning November 12, 2019 throughout the winter season to February 23, 2020. The production is recommended for families with children ages 3 - 8. Yeti, Set, Snow! tells the story of a young girl named Widget, and her friend, Twig, who encounter a yeti named Pascetti and pet cat, Tinsel Kitty, on the first snow day of the winter season. Pascetti, who lives on a mountaintop nearby, dislikes the snow. Through songs and snow day activities, Pascetti discovers not only that snow can be fun, but also learns the value of friendship.

Day Pass for Unlimited Art Projects! - Private Picassos
Through June 01, 2020 - Brooklyn

Ages 1.5 - 18+ yrsUnlimited art projects at our studio for 1 day.Get 20% off specialty projects (including Acrylic on Canvas, DIY Stuffed Animal & Weekly Specials) and 10% off retail items!

Discount from Kids Dentistry Center - Kids Dentistry Center
Through October 19, 2020 - Brooklyn

Kids Dentistry Center is one of a kind pediatric office which offers children the best in dental and orthodontic therapy in a fun and exciting environment that includes a unique entertainment area featuring video games and toys. Established in 1992, it is the preeminent practice for Pediatric Dentistry in Brooklyn. For a limited time, we are having an event for all new patients, 5-10% off any service. Please contact Kids Dentistry Center for consultation by this number: +1 718-491-5300.

Magic show featuring Randy Masters - Broadway Comedy Club
Through May 04, 2091 - New York

Prepare yourself for an afternoon filled with mystery and inspiration during the Magic Show, one hour show at the legendary Broadway Comedy Club.Master magician will enchant the young at heart with a dazzling display of sleight of hand tricks for kids and mentalism for adults.It is an interactive experience for the young at heart.DOORS OPEN AT 12:30 P.M.SHOW RUNS FROM 1:00 P.M. TO 2:00 P.M.Please note there is two item food and beverage minimum requirement.

Magic show featuring Randy Masters - Broadway Comedy Club
Through May 04, 2091 - New York

Prepare yourself for an afternoon filled with mystery and inspiration during the Magic Show, one hour show at the legendary Broadway Comedy Club.Master magician will enchant the young at heart with a dazzling display of sleight of hand tricks for kids and mentalism for adults.It is an interactive experience for the young at heart.DOORS OPEN AT 12:30 P.M.SHOW RUNS FROM 1:00 P.M. TO 2:00 P.M.Please note there is two item food and beverage minimum requirement.


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