Everybody’s working for the weekend! This Saturday, Grammy nominated children’s music bands are popping up all over the city. Check out where they’ll be as well as a tail-wagging ballet and a sweet party.
Saturday, February 23
Justin Roberts and the Not Ready for Naptime Players
Justin Roberts and the Not Ready for Naptime Players are returning to Symphony Space! This award-winning band is the kids’ music equivalent of Elvis Costello and Green Day. Children of all ages can rock out to tunes like “Polar Bear”, “Never Getting Lost”, “Big Field Trip”, and “Sign My Cast”. Tickets are $25 for adults and $15 for kids.
The Pop Ups
NYPL’s Stephen A. Schwarzman Building
The Pop Ups, a Grammy nominated indie rock band for kids, will be performing at the New York Public Library on 5th Avenue and 42nd Street in Manhattan. Before the Brooklyn-based group goes on tour with Yo Gabba Gabba Live, kids ages 2 through 8 will have the opportunity to see them in this intimate concert. They’ll sing fan favorites and hits from their newest album, “Radio Jungle.” Concert is free; first come, first served.
Saturday, February 23-Sunday, February 24
“Bark! In The Park”
Florence Gould Hall
What happens when two children lose their dog in Central Park? Find out during “Bark! In The Park,” a new ballet for kids performed by the New York Theatre Ballet. This production will be followed by “The Firebird,” Stravinsky’s ballet adapted from a Russian folk tale. Tickets are $41 for adults and $36 for children.
Sunday, February 24
Family FroYo Fun Day
16 Handles (Upper East Side store)
2 pm-4 pm
Head over to 16 Handles on the Upper East Side for Family FroYo Fun Day. The day’s activities will include balloon twisting, face painting, and a Moey’s Music Party concert to celebrate the launch of the store’s Moey’s Music Party classes. Plus, buy one frozen yogurt and get one free! Admission is free.