It’s Passover and Easter weekend! There are so many fun events happening for both, we couldn’t fit them all in one roundup. Check out these Easter picks and these Passover picks for your best bets. Plus, there are plenty of other events happening for guaranteed family fun. You can see a classic movie, try your hand at block printing, or channel your inner Von Trapp kid at this camp, just to name a few. Scroll on for the rest of our top weekend event picks!
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Hopalong Andrew’s “Cowpoke Class”
Hopalong Andrew adapts the classic cowboy songs to reflect life as an urban cowpoke. He plays interactive “Cowpoke Classes” geared for all-age enjoyment. Sat. Event Details.
Bring Ya Mamma Family Stand-Up Comedy Show
This family friendly stand-up comedy show is perfect for all ages. Bring your mamma or anyone else in your family and have a great time. Plus don’t worry about getting a babysitter: bring the kids too. Sun. Event Details.
Rubin Family Sundays
Families can drop into the Museum on Sundays for casual art-making and free family-friendly activities. Designed for children ages 3 and up with accompanying adults, the art activities change monthly and connect with the art and ideas of the Himalayas. Sun. Event Details.
2018: The Easter Egg Hunt
Head to Rockefeller Center’s inaugural Easter Egg Hunt featuring a day of family-friendly, free activities, like an Easter Egg Hunt for children ages 2-10, live musical performances, Easter bonnet making stations, prize giveaways, and more. Sat. Event Details.
Living History: Pinkerton’s Historic Detectives
Go undercover for an afternoon at the Museum! In conjunction with History Detective Briefcase for Families, meet an investigator from the Pinkerton National Detective Agency portrayed by a trained Living Historian. Sat.-Sun. Event Details.
Creative Family Passover Seder
Celebrate Passover with other families at the Creative Family Passover Seder, where you’ll recreate the meaningful and ancient traditions with songs, stories, movements and games. Sat. Event Details.
Do Good Friday: The Sound of Music Camp
The hills are alive with the sound of music! Kids will become their favorite Von Trapp character at this day camp. They’ll make their own marionettes and do a “Lonely Goatherd” puppet show, too. Fri. Event Details.
Sunset Park Kids’ Saturday Cinema Club: Bambi
Every Saturday Industry City hosts the Saturday Cinema Club in the Factory Floor with Rooftop Films. This week audiences can enjoy a free screening of the classic Bambi! Sat. Event Details.
Family Art Project: Pastel Eggs in Watercolors
Not all eggs are created alike. Notice the difference between a speckled turkey egg and the cool, blue eggshell of the American Robin. Listen to the story An Egg is Quiet, by Dianna Hutts Aston. Then make your own poetic painting with wax-resists in colors of pastel, speckled eggs. Sat.-Sun. Event Details.
What are your favorite spring traditions? Tell us about them in the comments!
– Jesseca Stenson