Things to Do This Weekend in NYC with Kids

Things to Do This Weekend in NYC with Kids
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Things to Do This Weekend in NYC with Kids

We’re back with another round up of weekend activities for NYC families! Discover the best family-friendly activities and events happening in New York this weekend.

New York City is the place to be year-round, and during the winter is no exception. Celebrate Valentine’s Day or Lunar New Year, commemorate Black History Month or spend time in nature.

From museum exhibitions to outdoor adventures, there’s something for families to explore in the city that never sleeps.

Make Tiny Lucky Prints

Quogue Library Inc | Details
Feb. 23

Calling all artists! Register to reserve a mini art kit, available for pick up beginning Feb 2nd.

Once you’ve finished your masterpiece, return it to the library by Fri, Feb 23rd to be part of the March Exhibit in the Children’s Department for Kindergarten to 5th Grade or the March Exhibit in the Teen Zone for grades 6 to 12.

See the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey

Barclays Center | Details
Feb. 23, 2 and 6 pm; Feb. 24, 11 am, 3 pm and 7 pm; Feb. 25, 11 am and 3 pm

Get ready for The Greatest Show On Earth! The reimagined Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey invites people of all ages to a spectacle of superhuman feats, pushing the limits of possibility and thrilling families and fans of all generations.

Get closer to the action than ever before. Feel part of the show with an immersive, 360-degree environment and new technology that creates real connections between you and unforgettable performers from all over the world.

Take a Cooking Class

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It’s never too early to learn how to cook! Cooking teaches valuable life skills and motor skills, and it can help young kids learn about new foods and help expand their palettes. Drop into a cooking class to learn more about food as a family. 

Experience Bubblemania

Staten Island Children’s Museum | Details
Feb. 23, 4 to 4:30 pm

Experience a high-energy mix of visual comedy, quick wit, swing music, and amazing soap bubble manipulations that range from intricate bubble art to GIANT bubbles big enough to encase an audience member! 

Learn why bubbles want to be round, how to manipulate one to become a cube and how to keep your bubbles from bursting – each topic is related to the physical laws of the natural world.

Play Laser Tag

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For an afternoon or evening of fun and to get your blood pumping without having to brave the cold, laser tag is a perfect family friendly activity for all ages.

Make Mini Greenhouses as a Family

Wave Hill | Details
Feb. 24 and 25, 10 am to 1 pm

How does Wave Hill protect plants in the winter? Learn all about how greenhouses work and the types of plants that grow inside. Then, use your imagination to create a greenhouse of your own design.

Celebrate BookOff’s 2nd Anniversary

Japan Village | Details
Feb. 24 and 25, 11 am to 7 pm

Celebrate BookOff’s remarkable two-year journey with exciting surprises and special events that will make this anniversary unforgettable. Come and be a part of the festivities, share the love for books and anime, and make this anniversary celebration truly special.

Go to a Trampoline or Bounce Park

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Going to a trampoline park will provide your kids with a great way to burn off some energy. And many trampoline parks are inside indoor amusement centers, so it’s easy to turn your outing into a day of fun for the whole family!

Learn at the Literature at Play Workshop

Staten Island Children’s Museum | Details
Feb. 24, 4 to 4:45 pm

Step into the enchanting world of stories. Join the museum for a Literature at Play Workshop, presented by the New York Children’s Theater Company.

Designed for children aged 3-8, this immersive experience brings beloved children’s literature to life through theater, music, and movement, sparking their imagination and critical thinking.

Visit the 26th Chinatown Lunar New Year Parade & Festival

Mott & Canal St. | Details
Feb. 25, 1 pm

Celebrate the Year of the Dragon at this annual parade featuring traditional lion dances, floats, marching bands, local first responders, and more! Parade begins at Mott & Canal St. Festival Booths in the heart of Chinatown. On Bayard St. between Mott St and Mulberry St.

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