The first weekend of November is here, and it’s full of fun stuff to do with the kids. Bring your Halloween pumpkins to this popular annual smash, celebrate Diwali with this virtual festival, or be one of the first to experience the new Makeup Museum. That, and so much more to choose from, so scroll down for more fun weekend ideas for kids!
Enjoy New York City’s only free admission ice skating rink, the Holiday Shops, and rinkside eats and drinks at The Lodge Deck by Urbanspace. Event Details.
This weekly program for girls in grades 3-5 help build the foundational skills and understanding of computer science concepts and sisterhood through a reading discussion and coding activities. Event Details.
Hop aboard this magical Polar Express movie themed cooking class! Event Details.
World renowned performer and educator Paige Hernandez is joined by her favorite artistic collaborators to discuss self-care, collaboration, creativity, trying new things, and dreams for the future. Event Details.
Learn assemblage techniques to create puppets from upcycled and natural materials. Then, take your raccoon, raptor and beetle puppets into an open-air theater to share how they keep their wonderful wild ways while living in the city. Event Details.
Bring your jack-o-lantern or un-carved pumpkins to HRPK’s Chelsea Waterside and crush, smash and smush them into compost to help keep the Park beautiful, green and growing. Event Details.
Join the Makeup Museum for its debut exhibition in New York City. “Pink Jungle: 1950s Makeup in America” explores the Makers and Muses of the decade through fascinating and never-before-seen beauty artifacts. Event Details.
Celebrate American Indian Culture through music and dance! Autumn Dance Celebration showcases over twenty different Native American dances over two days outdoors in front of a socially distanced audience. Event Details.
This virtual celebration mixes live and pre-recorded content and opens with footage of a home traditionally decorated for Diwali and an explanation of the holiday and traditional foods. Event Details.
During this Autumnal craft program, you will learn some of their history and symbolism of the Corn Husk Dolls- who made them, when, why, and how? You will take part in a socially distanced craft activity to create your very own Corn Husk Doll, with the live instruction of an Environmental Educator. Event Details.
Dance to the award-winning reggae rhythms of Portland-based musician Aaron Nigel Smith as he shares a high energy concert inviting families to move, shake, and groove together. 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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