Wondering what to do with the kids this summer? We have some ideas. From this NYC scavenger hunt to these virtual summer festivals, there’s a ton to keep the kids entertained this summer. Scroll down and check out our fave events happening this weekend below!

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Origami Kids Challenge

Hub Park is holding a fundraising campaign, “Origami Kids Challenge” to contribute to eradicate food insecurity and malnutrition problems that American society continues to face. Every photo of a crane you create, they will donate $1 to the organization, Feeding America.

Camp Bitty City: Shark Week

Kids will explore the weekly topic (sharks!) with song and movement, STEM, art, and literacy activities, and themed snacks.

360 Tour of the Neon Museum

The Neon Museum now offers a 360 Virtual Tour, allowing visitors to “move” freely throughout the Neon Boneyard’s sign collection, exploring more than 130 informational hotspots.

Music Together with Mandarin

This is not a foreign language immersion class, but it is an opportunity for families who would like to expose their children in a moderate way to another language in a fun, relaxed environment!

Concerts from the Black Academy of Arts and Letters

Spend a relaxed Sunday afternoon in the comfort of your home and enjoy a one-hour virtual concert of rarely seen performers and performances from TBAAL’s rich archival collection.

Take a Walk on the High Line

Get out and active, while practicing social distancing, by taking a walk on the newly reopened High Line.

Family Art Project

Travel to the Great Barrier Reef to swim alongside the brightest and most uniquely shaped coral without leaving your house! Express your care for keeping our coral healthy by painting a vibrant reef habitat on coral forms of wire and upcycled newspaper in this workshop.

SummerStage Studio: Ayodele Casel

Ayodele, a down to earth storyteller, creates work that is rooted in the expression of identity, culture, language, and communication through tap dancing.

Helpsters Dance Party With CAMP

The Helpsters are a one-of-a-kind team of vibrant and friendly monsters who love to solve problems for the customers who visit their shop. Whether faced with a challenge like planning a party, climbing a mountain, or mastering a magic trick, the Helpsters can help figure anything out—because every solution starts with a plan.

Virtual Military Family Program

The Intrepid’s Military Family Programs is going virtual! Join fellow military and veteran families via Zoom for a free interactive program. Explore Intrepid’s historic spaces and find out how crew members celebrated special occasions with their fellow sailors.


There are tons more virtual events on our calendar – be sure to check them out all week long!


–  Jesseca Stenson



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