Egg hunts, cherry blossoms, and crafts, oh my! It must be springtime in NYC. This weekend be sure to check out this kid friendly Spartan race, this all-kid tribute to Queen, or this unique take on a favorite classic tale. Scroll on for more of our top picks!

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Downtown

Cook & Craft
Mini chefs and little artists will cook and craft their way through this exploratory class, using both their palate to taste fun & healthy recipes they make from scratch and their palette to craft fun art projects. Fri. Event Details.

Kids Rock Queen
11 amazing young bands pay tribute to one of the greatest rock bands of all time at this awesome all ages family friendly rock show at Rockwood Music Hall in NYC. Sat. Event Details.

Midtown

Sew a Fashionable Scrunchie
This sewing workshop will begin with a lesson on how to sew with Singer Sewing machines, beginner and advanced students welcome. Sun. Event Details.

Wagashi
A wagashi confectioner will lead families in making their own artistic Japanese sweets inspired by the spring. Delicate, artisanal confections ,wagashi are traditionally served as an accompaniment to the tea ceremony. Sun. Event Details.

Uptown

Puss in Boots
A classic story with a twist, Puss in Boots is the tale of two friends who are tired of their dull and penniless lifestyle. Puss dons a snazzy pair of boots and sets off on a magical journey, proving himself a caring friend willing to help at any cost. Fri.-Sun. Event Details.

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Easter Eggstravaganza Kids Workshop
This popular, annual egg decorating workshop will give children a chance to create colorful patterns on their eggs with tissue paper, glitter, glue, and paint, and build a nest for decorated eggs with twigs, feathers, and clay. Sat. Event Details.

Brooklyn

Brooklyn Made Market
Join FAD Market for an exciting lineup of over 60 unique Brooklyn-based makers and entrepreneurs showcasing handcrafted goods including jewelry, apparel, bath and body care, tableware, home furnishings and more. Sat.-Sun. Event Details.

Fort Greene Easter Egg Hunt
This annual egg hunt will feature storytimes, arts and crafts, music, dancing, face painting, and face time with the Easter Bunny. Sat. Event Details.

Queens

Cherry Blossom Festival
Join Four Freedoms State Park in celebrating the Roosevelt Island Community Cherry Blossom Festival featuring Traditional and Modern Japanese Performances and Cultural Fair, and special performances at the Park! Sat. Event Details.

Eggstravaganza
Join the bunny squad to complete a series of challenges that will test your climbing, fitness, and creativity in a vertical Egg-stravaganza! Hundreds of eggs, prizes, and surprises await you at the most unique egg hunt in NYC. Sat. Event Details.

Citi Field Spartan Kids Race
For the 7th year in a row, Citi Field will host a 1/2 mile and 1 mile course, providing racers ages 4-14 with exclusive access to sections of the park that are typically closed off to the public. Sat. Event Details.

Bronx

2nd Annual Easter Egg Hunt
Hop on over to the Monsignor Scanlan campus, rain or shine, to meet the Easter Bunny, find some eggs, and have fun with friends. BYOB- bring your own basket. Sat. Event Details.

Roots and Routes Portraits
Visit the gallery for this weekend’s exhibition opening, then respond to the artwork by using your own silhouette as the canvas to map out your personal and cultural relationship to the land. Infuse your own memorabilia—junk mail, letters, maps and family records—into your landscape to trace your own roots and routes. Sat.-Sun. Event Details.

 

–Jesseca Stenson