Variety may be the spice of life, but it’s also the best way to describe everything that’s happening this weekend. You can celebrate the anniversary of everyone’s favorite glamorous pig, cook with your kids at this exploratory class, or have your mind blown with Campfire Magic. But that’s not all. Keep scrolling to check out the rest of our top picks!

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Downtown

Palate-Palette; 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.

Campfire Magic With Mentalist Jason
Have a spooky Saturday night storytelling experience that will blow your mind! Jason, a master mentalist, will show you a thing or two about having superpowers of your own. Sat. Event Details.

Midtown

American Girl Doll Dressmaking
Complete Gabriela, Lea or Isabelle’s wardrobe in an American Girl Doll Dress making workshop! This workshop will begin with a lesson on how to sew with Singer Sewing machines, beginners and advanced students welcome. Sat. Event Details.

FAO Easter Experiences
FAO Schwarz’s first Easter back in NYC is packed with holiday fun. Not only is the country’s oldest toy store stocked with plush bunnies, candy, baskets, toys and more, but the store is offering a series of events and activations for families, including photos, crafts and even Easter-themed manicures for tiny fingers. Sat. –Sun. Event Details.

Uptown

Living History: Civil War Women
In celebration of Women’s History Month, meet Living Historians who recreate and share the underrepresented and contested contributions to war efforts by women who openly served in combat roles and women who disguised themselves as men to enlist, as well as individuals who may not have identified as one gender. Sat. Event Details.

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Red Yarn
Portland’s leading kindie-folk artist Red Yarn and his full cast of puppet critters, plus special guests, celebrate his recent album release Red Yarn’s Old Barn with this exclusive NYC concert. Sat. Event Details.

Brooklyn

Hopalong Andrew
Hopalong Andrew adapts the classic cowboy songs to reflect life as an urban cowpoke. He performs as a rollicking 1-man band, bringing his guitar, banjo, harmonica, and suitcase drum kit. Fri. Event Details.

The Knights: Family Show
Audiences of all ages are invited to sing, dance, and learn about music with the GRAMMY-nominated orchestra The Knights during this hour-long matinee performance. Excerpts from diverse repertory will be interspersed with hands-on demonstrations and Q&A, in an interactive matinee performance sure to inspire curiosity and encourage musical discoveries. Sat. Event Details.

Queens

Miss Piggy: a Sow Is Born
The program includes clips from The Muppet Show, Muppet films, television specials, and rare guest appearances in honor of Miss Piggy’s 45th anniversary of her first television appearance. Sat. –Sun Event Details.

Bronx

Unfurling Field Journal
Take a walk around Wave Hill and see that flowers are blooming and plants are growing. Take advantage of this wondrous season of growth, and make handmade journals—unfurling as flowers do—to document your observations. Sat.-Sun. Event Details.

–Jesseca Stenson