School is officially out! So that means… avoiding the summer boredom blues. Luckily, we have a few top picks rounded up to keep kids entertained this weekend. You can head to the Met to see works of art from unexpected artists, head to the high line for a family festival, celebrate everyone’s favorite building brick, or listen to your fav show tunes at Broadway in the Boros. If that’s not enough, we have even more to choose from. Scroll down for the rest of our top weekend event picks!
Photo: Friends of the High Line
Mozart for Munchkins Presents Jazz for Juniors!
Mozart for Munchkins is collaborating with Matthew Rybicki to present Jazz for Juniors, a relaxed, fun atmosphere in which families can experience and enjoy music! Sat. Event Details.
2018 G4C Festival
Games for Change is hosting their 15th Annual Festival this year in NYC! The organization empowers game creators and social innovators to drive real-world change using games and technology that help people to learn, improve their communities, and contribute to make the world a better place. Fri-Sat. Event Details.
Lego® Bricks: A Celebration!
Featuring sculptures, mosaics, and interactive play zones by renowned LEGO® Certified Professional artist Sean Kenney, the exhibition will also include an overview of the LEGO Group’s history and educational mission, as well as a variety of children’s workshops. Fri.-Sun. Event Details.
Watson Adventures’ Super Powers Scavenger Hunt
Walk in the footsteps of heroes as you visit places in midtown Manhattan that have served as locations in movies such as the Avengers, Spiderman and the Fantastic Four. You’ll seek answers tricky, humorous questions about the secrets you uncover, plus be challenged to take team photos that show off your own super powers. Sun. Event Details.
P.S. Art: Celebrating the Creative Spirit of NYC Kids
Returning to The Met for the 11th consecutive year, the exhibition “P.S. Art: Celebrating the Creative Spirit of NYC Kids” features works of art in a variety of media created by public school students in New York City. Fri.-Sun. Event Details.
Little New Yorkers
Bring your little New Yorkers to this weekly play date to celebrate the city they live in. Each week includes time with historic toys, a special Little New-Yorkers hello song, story readings, and a related craft project. Fri. Event Details.
Escher NYC: The Exhibition and Experience
In addition to the Escher works on display, the exhibition includes scientific experiments, play areas and educational resources that will help visitors of all ages to understand the impossible perspectives, disquieting images and seemingly irreconcilable universes which Escher combined to create a unique artistic dimension. Fri.-Sun. Event Details.
Broadway in the Boros 2018
Hear some of the best songs from hit Broadway musicals right in your neighborhood! This free performance featuring current Broadway stars is presented by the Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment. Added bonus: the Museum of Moving Image will be offering free admission following the performance. Fri. Event Details.
Family Art Project: Love-A-Tree Canvas Bags
Trees give us so much—shade, beauty, food, even oxygen. Why not make more of them and showcase them on a classy canvas bag! Use stencils and fabric paints, in the form of sprays, stamps and crayons, to make tree art on your own reusable bag. Sat.-Sun. Event Details.