Chilly weather? No problem! Head inside for one of the city’s hottest kid’s events this weekend. Treat your toddler to a Frozen-themed crafts party, watch a dance performance or hit the dance floor yourself, see a kid’s concert that’s sure to get you on your feet and keep reading for more ideas. Whatever you do, have fun!
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Get Crafty at a Frozen Friday Party
Do you want to build a snowman? Frozen fanatics will love this this craft party. Kids will listen to music from the movie as they create mini personalized Olaf snowmen, snowflake art and more. Healthy, vegan snacks will be provided. Dress in “Frozen”-inspired attire to get in the spirit! Fri. 2 p.m.-3 p.m. Upper East Side. $20. Ages 2-5. Event details.
Be the First to See CMOM’s New Exhibit
It’s the opening weekend of CMOM’s newest exhibit: Hello from Japan! Celebrate with a weekend of workshops feature manga artists, sushi chefs and traditional Japanese storytelling. Sat. & Sun. 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Upper West Side. Free with admission. All ages. Event details.
Catch a Tim Kubart and the Space Cadets Concert
Catch Sprout TV host Tim and his amazing NYC based-band performing a set of charming and engaging pop tunes about superheroes, talent shows and other things that kids love. Sat. & Sun. 11 a.m. Upper West Side. $12-$26. All ages. Event details.
Go Clubbing With Your Kids
Cielo welcomes kids into the club for this daytime party. Enjoy dancing, DJs, live performances including the LED ROBOT, dance and DJ lessons and a nightclub environment safely with your kids at CirKiz. Glow sticks welcome. Water for the kids is free and drinks for the adults are available for purchase. Sun. 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Meatpacking District. $20. Ages 6-12. Event details.
See Wild Kratts Live
See the real-life stars of PBS series Wild Kratts live in a theatrical stage show. The brothers engage the audience in a classic adventure, tapping into the powers of some of their favorite animals. Kids will learn amazing facts about these creatures while they watch the educational and fun show. Fri.-Mon. 11 a.m. & 3 p.m. Greenwich Village. $32-$75. Ages 4 and older. Event details.
Do a Jig at the CMA’s Irish Festival
To celebrate the diversity of New York City, Children’s Museum of the Arts celebrates the Irish Festival. It will feature live dance performances, music performances, and hands-on workshops that highlight Irish cultures, including Irish dance and fiddle performances and workshops. Sun. 10 a.m. West Village. $11. All ages. Event details.
Be Wowed by the Impossible Izzpossible Dance Show
Here’s one jaw-dropping and infectious dance performance! The Philadelphia dance troupe blends breaking, popping, house, tap, step and contemporary dance into one high energy show that brings the message of peace, love and respect to the stage. Fri., 7 p.m. & Sat., 2 p.m. Fort Greene. $12. Ages 7-11. Event details.
Build Winter Wheels
Learn about the city’s transportation vehicles and use your imagination, make blueprints and build a little bus, elevated train car or subway that can dash through the snow. Sat. & Sun. 1:30 p.m. Downtown Brooklyn. Free with admission. Ages 5 and older. Event details.
What are you up to this weekend? Share with us in the comment section below.
— Julie Seguss