It’s the first official week of spring! Get ready for a weekend of endless fun, from “Mickey’s Music Festival” to a new AMNH exhibit all about whales to a beloved “Sleeping Beauty” ballet for kids. And don’t forget that Easter celebrations are already in full swing. Have a blast out there!
Last day: “The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe” comes to life at Circle in the Square Theater School for just $5. What a steal. (Friday)
It’s time for medieval-themed dancing, singing, art projects, and games with the whole family at Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine’s slumber party. Pack your sleeping bags! (Friday)
Go inside a 10′x10′ camera obscura, Madison Square Park’s newest interactive installation that demonstrates a century-old method of photography. Neat! (Friday-Sunday)
Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circusare bringing a magical world of acrobats, elephants, and intrigue to Barclays Center. Ready for jaw-dropping stunts? (Friday-Sunday)
Over 25 Disney characters will be performing in “Mickey’s Music Festival,” a delightful affair of Disney hits remixed to the hottest sounds of today at Madison Square Garden. Plus, don’t miss our giveaway for the show! (Friday-Sunday)
Tap your feet to the beats of Rhythm and Motion, NYC’s finest group of tappers and choreographers, at the 14th Street Y. Spectapular! (Friday-Sunday)
Show some NYC love at the MoMa Design Store, where author and artist Joe McKendry is presenting his watercolor-illustrated book about Times Square. It’s gorgeous. (Saturday)
It’s all about whales at the American Museum of Natural History’s new exhibit, full of 20 life-size skulls and skeletons and tons of films and interactive stations. Get the marine scoop here. (Saturday & Sunday)
Grand Central’s birthday celebrationcontinues at the New York Transit Museum with an interactive musical full of singing and even time travel. Get active! (Saturday & Sunday)
Calling all artists: Grab all the pompoms, stickers, newspaper clippings, and stamps you need to create the collage of your dreams, right here at Citibabes. (Saturday & Sunday)
Ballet gets tot-friendly with New York Theatre Ballet’s ever-popular rendition of “Sleeping Beauty,” returning to Florence Gould Hall this weekend. Hello, twinkletoes. (Saturday & Sunday)
The Children’s Museum of Manhattan is welcoming spring break with a week of special workshops, kicking off with a rocket and truss bridge engineering workshop for kids. Woot!
Learn the basics of skateboarding, design the skateboard of your dreams, and even build and race mini cars at New York Hall of Science’s Skate Day. Jump in!
Macy’s Flower Show 2013 means beautiful blooms outside the flagship store–not to mention a Family Fun Day featuring cookie decorating, balloon twisters, and much more.