Happy Mother’s Day! Today’s all about celebrating the moms in your life. Whether you’re partying in Williamsburg, channeling your inner artist in Riverdale, or stepping outside of the box and get muddy on the Upper West Side, be sure to enjoy the day. Need some more inspiration? Scroll on for the rest of our top weekend events!

Photo: Joshua Bright

Downtown

What Goes On: A Solo Show by Mark Drew
What Goes On? will be Drew’s inaugural solo exhibition at Spoke Art, where he will be exhibiting his ongoing series of paintings that combine and re-contextualize two distinct elements – characters from the beloved Peanuts gang and 90’s rap lyrics. Fri.-Sun. Event Details.

Family Day: Building Ornament
In this workshop, you’ll start with a neighborhood walk to find examples of different types of ornament, then return to the Center where families will create their own building detail designs out of clay. Sat. Event Details.

Chalk at The Kraine
A playful and poignant homage to classic silent-film era comedians, Chalk invites audiences into a hand-drawn world where imagination is made real and anything can happen. Sat. Event Details.

Midtown

Mother’s Day Buffet Brunch at STK Midtown
For the first time, STK is serving a specially curated Mother’s Day brunch that will put a smile on any foodie’s face. Menu highlights include Brioche French Toast, Omelet Station and Bloody Mary Bar; mothers will be greeted with fresh flowers and a complimentary mimosa. Sun. Event Details.

Uptown

TNF’s Tot Tough Muddah’s Day Fun
Celebrate mothers by offering a fresh take on those muddy obstacle races. There will be an organized, short, fun obstacle race for each age group. Moms will race with their child. Additional races will be offered for moms with more than one child. Sun. Event Details.

Brooklyn

The Little People Mother’s Day Party
Celebrate the inspiring mothers and mother figures in your lives! All the usual fun on the field plus outsnapped special Mother’s Day digital photo booth with fun filters to make amazing memories, face painting by Hello Face Painting, food and beverage by Berry Park, and more. Fri. Event Details.

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FAD Market: Mother’s Day Pop-Up
This Mother’s Day, FAD Market presents a specially curated selection of over 55 independent designer makers at the newly opened City Point in Downtown Brooklyn. Browse art, jewelry, apparel, bath and body care, tableware and home furnishings; pick out a gift for mom or make a day of it with the whole family. Sat.-Sun. Event Details.

Treehouse Shakers Presents Olive and Pearl
Olive & Pearl tells the story of a young girl, Olive, who is raised by her Granny, Pearl. Centered on thematic elements of home, and what a home means, young audiences are invited into a cozy and gentle world, rich with sensory experiences. Sat.-Sun. Event Details.

Queens

Queens Spring Fair
This family-fun event features midway rides and games, favorite fair food and sideshow acts under the big top, from sword swallowers and fire eaters to escape artists and more. Fri-Sun. Event Details.

Bronx

Family Art Project: Messages for Mother Earth and Mom
Celebrate all mothers this weekend, including mother earth! Bring photos of the moms in your life that you wish to acknowledge through notes and images on special papers. Make an inspired painting on a card with pop-out elements. Place it in a translucent envelope for a gift Mom will treasure. Sat.-Sun. Event Details.

Worth the Drive

The Stunt Dog Experience
During the Stunt Dog Experience you will witness some of the most incredible stunts and behaviors ever performed by dogs. With amazing tricks, big air stunts, comedy antics, dancing dogs, and athletic feats, it is the most entertaining show of its kind! Sun. Event Details.

 

What is the best Mother’s Day gift you’ve ever received or given? Tell us about it in the comments!

­–Jesseca Stenson