We’ve rounded up some of the must-see and do family-friendly events happening this weekend in NYC. Visit “The Green” at Lincoln Center for a unique lawn-like experience, learn how to take flight at this family workshop, or celebrate American Indian culture at this food and craft market. Scroll down to check out the rest of our fun weekend event picks for kids below!

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The Green at Lincoln Center

“The GREEN” will transform the approximately 14,000 square feet of open, concrete expanse surrounding the Revson Fountain into an environment that invites New Yorkers to relax and enjoy the open, park-like space. Event Details.

Seasonal Farmstand

Enjoy farm-fresh fruits, vegetables, flowers and herbs grown in the fields. Queens Farm grows over 200 varieties of fruit, vegetables and herbs. Event Details.

Family Art Project: Take Flight

Learn the art of flying by giving yourself wings to soar, flap, and glide. To create your new plumage, use eco-dyes to give yourself vibrant feathers that will not be missed from your place in the sky. Event Details.

Celebrate Eid Al-Fitr

Learn the story of Eid al-Fitr and celebrate with dance, music, food, and art activities including traditional water marbling and more. Event Details.

Ocean Breeze Green Team Volunteer Event

Tasks will include hands-on work like planting, mulching, debris removal, shoveling, crafting, and more. Event Details.

American Indian Food & Craft Market

The Thunderbird American Indian Dancers sponsor this special outdoor market featuring authentic Native American art, jewelry, ceramics, textiles, and food, available for purchase on the farm. Event Details.

Bronx Night Market

The series, celebrating culture and cuisine, represents the city’s diverse offerings and supports up-and-coming food concepts, all the while encouraging visitors from the greater New York area and beyond to explore the borough. Pet and family friendly! Event Details.

Glam Gardener Planting Workshop

At this free outdoor event you’ll learn about plants, pollinators, and re-purposing. You will leave with some understanding of natural and non-natural materials, compost, up-cycling non-natural materials for planting, and pollinator-attracting plants. Event Details.

Animal Tales: Planting a Rainbow

Share Lois Ehlert’s colorful book Planting a Rainbow and observe two cuddly animal guests. The class will also include a fun flower matching activity and children will plant flowers to take home. Event Details.

Grown up & Me Music Class

Little Maestros is an award-winning early-childhood educator-approved infant and toddler music program.  Event Details.


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


–  Jesseca Stenson


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