This weekend is full of both in-person events and virtual events for NYC families. Choose from a nature workshop, a pumpkin carving workshop, or a virtual, interactive kids show. Scroll down for more fun weekend ideas for kids!

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Dumbo Drop: The Great Pivot

The Dumbo Improvement District’s iconic annual fundraising spectacle, the Dumbo Drop—which supports the neighborhood’s Title 1 Schools—will be a three-day long celebration this year, with both virtual and in-person events! Event Details.

Adventure Players Live Zoom Shows

Adventure Players Live!’s flagship program delivers music, storytelling and movement designed to involve children ages five to nine, inviting them to the Great Great Forest, an interactive world filled with whimsical characters and wild places. Event Details.

Kids Yoga Dance Party

This fun and active yoga class focuses on music and movement. Kids will stretch, shake, shimmy and shuffle! Event Details.

Pop up Grocer

Pop Up Grocer is a traveling pop-up grocery store, showcasing hundreds of products from 150+ of the most innovative and exciting food, beverage, home, pet, and body care brands today. Event Details.

Nurtured Nature Homes Workshop

Learn from insects, animals, and even plants, about how nature is nurtured by the habitat it lives in. Use natural materials to build structures of support, creating small shelters that nurture a sense of home. Event Details.

Show Up, Kids Online LIVE

Kids from all over the world will feel like they’re a part of this groundbreaking interactive live event as they hear their names, offer story suggestions, and are called on to help Pete put on a real live show from his NYC apartment. Event Details.

Cave Paintings and Carrots

This program will teach students about the influence nature had on our ancestors and on their beautiful cave wall art. Each student will sign their cave paintings the same way ancestors did, plus will also learn about how they created the very first musical instruments and try to recreate them with vegetables! Event Details.

Virtual Concert: Dan & Claudia Zanes

Heralded duo Grammy Award-winner Dan Zanes and jazz vocalist Claudia Zanes will perform a virtual concert for families of all ages featuring timeless folk classics, blues, and other favorites which speak about social justice and coming together as a community for peace. Event Details.

Pumpkin Carving Workshop

Includes one gutted pumpkin, use of carving tools, pre-made templates and a demonstration on how to create your own design.  Leave the mess and take home your own carved pumpkin! Event Details.

Old Home Day

For more than 60 years, displays showcasing historic trades, hearth cooking, and living history presentations in period costume have brought the past to life to the delight of visitors. Don’t miss your chance to experience it in person! 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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