Events


Japanese Snow Festival

Monday, February 19, 10:00 am–5:00 pm
Children’s Museum of Manhattan (CMOM) (212 West 83rd Street between Broadway & Amsterdam)
Free with museum admission ($11, $7/seniors, free/ages 11 months old & younger)

CMOM hosts its own Sapporo Snow Festival (Sapporo Yuki Matsuri), one of Japan’s most popular winter festivals. Take part in ice and snow inspired programs, and experience performances and workshops by dancers, musicians, chefs and artists who will share the art forms and traditions of Japan. Activities include ice experiments and ice cream making, Kamishibai Storytelling, snow call sculptures, Taiko, Rice Snowmen with Chef Misako Sassa, Origami, Sachiyo Ito Dance and Ice Sculptures with Okamoto Studio.


Sesame Street Live: Let's Party

Monday, February 19, 10:30 am–12:00 pm
The Theater at Madison Square Garden (4 Pennsylvania Plaza)
$40-$120, $29 at this link

Jump to the beat with favorite Sesame Street characters. An all-new, interactive musical show features the funniest, furriest party in the neighborhood. Beware the $10 Elmo balloons.


My Neighbor Totoro Screening & Workshops

Monday, February 19, 11:00 am–12:30 pm
Museum of the Moving Image (36-01 35 Avenue (at 37 Street) )
Free with museum admission ($15/adults, $9/students & seniors, $7/ages 3-12, free/2 and under)

Enjoy family time at MoMI with daily matinees of My Neighbor Totoro and drop-in art making and animation projects inspired by the film, including animating yourself into the film with green screen animation.


Neverland: Peter Returns

Monday, February 19–Tuesday, February 20, 11:00 am–12:00 pm
Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre in Central Park (West 79th Street & Central Park West)

See the Swedish Cottage’s spin on J.M. Barrie’s iconic Peter Pan tales, featuring charming marionettes. Leaving their parents behind, the Darling children follow Peter Pan back home to Neverland for the adventure of a lifetime. When the cunning Captain Hook turns Peter’s pals Tiger Lily and Tinker Bell against him, the children team up with the Never Boys to save the day, learning the value of forgiveness and friendship.


The Snowy Day and Other Stories by Ezra Jack Keats

Monday, February 19, 11:00 am–12:00 pm
St. Luke’s Theatre (308 West 46th Street)
$35

Four of Ezra Jack Keats’ best stories are brought to life, including The Snowy Day, Whistle for Willie, Goggles!, and Letter to Amy. Singing, live action, humor, and shadow puppets create a warm and joyful experience that celebrates the wonder of childhood in the city: the excitement of a fresh snowfall, the delight of whistling for the first time, the awe in finding a special treasure.


That Physics Show

Monday, February 19, 12:00 pm–1:00 pm
The Physics Theater (300 West 43rd Street)
$39 at this link

Professional physics demonstrator David Maiullo brings his scientific “magic” from the world of physics to an off-Broadway show for all ages. Based on the hundreds of physics experiments that are presented at physics conferences and in classrooms across the country, the show features segments on motion, momentum, vacuum, friction, energy, density, fluid motion, sound waves and sound vibration, light waves, temperature and much more from our incredible world.


Bromance

Monday, February 19, 3:00 pm–4:00 pm
The New Victory Theater (209 West 42nd Street)
$16-$38

See a trio of British dudes who flip, throw and catch each other, turn handshakes into handstands and race through fast-paced, high-risk stunts featuring parkour, hand-to-hand balancing tricks and Cyr wheel skills. A tour-de-force of cutting edge physical heroics and adrenaline-fueled contemporary acrobatics.


Japanese Snow Festival

Tuesday, February 20, 10:00 am–5:00 pm
Children’s Museum of Manhattan (CMOM) (212 West 83rd Street between Broadway & Amsterdam)
Free with museum admission ($11, $7/seniors, free/ages 11 months old & younger)

CMOM hosts its own Sapporo Snow Festival (Sapporo Yuki Matsuri), one of Japan’s most popular winter festivals. Take part in ice and snow inspired programs, and experience performances and workshops by dancers, musicians, chefs and artists who will share the art forms and traditions of Japan. Activities include ice experiments and ice cream making, Kamishibai Storytelling, snow call sculptures, Taiko, Rice Snowmen with Chef Misako Sassa, Origami, Sachiyo Ito Dance and Ice Sculptures with Okamoto Studio.


Neverland: Peter Returns

Tuesday, February 20, 11:00 am–12:00 pm
Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre in Central Park (West 79th Street & Central Park West)

See the Swedish Cottage’s spin on J.M. Barrie’s iconic Peter Pan tales, featuring charming marionettes. Leaving their parents behind, the Darling children follow Peter Pan back home to Neverland for the adventure of a lifetime. When the cunning Captain Hook turns Peter’s pals Tiger Lily and Tinker Bell against him, the children team up with the Never Boys to save the day, learning the value of forgiveness and friendship.


Lunar New Year Performances

Tuesday, February 20, 4:30 pm–5:30 pm
Lincoln Center (65th Street & Broadway)

See Year of the Dog dances by National Dance Institute Celebration Team and a Lunar New Year Dragon Dance.


Japanese Snow Festival

Wednesday, February 21, 10:00 am–5:00 pm
Children’s Museum of Manhattan (CMOM) (212 West 83rd Street between Broadway & Amsterdam)
Free with museum admission ($11, $7/seniors, free/ages 11 months old & younger)

CMOM hosts its own Sapporo Snow Festival (Sapporo Yuki Matsuri), one of Japan’s most popular winter festivals. Take part in ice and snow inspired programs, and experience performances and workshops by dancers, musicians, chefs and artists who will share the art forms and traditions of Japan. Activities include ice experiments and ice cream making, Kamishibai Storytelling, snow call sculptures, Taiko, Rice Snowmen with Chef Misako Sassa, Origami, Sachiyo Ito Dance and Ice Sculptures with Okamoto Studio.


Neverland: Peter Returns

Wednesday, February 21, 11:00 am–12:00 pm
Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre in Central Park (West 79th Street & Central Park West)

See the Swedish Cottage’s spin on J.M. Barrie’s iconic Peter Pan tales, featuring charming marionettes. Leaving their parents behind, the Darling children follow Peter Pan back home to Neverland for the adventure of a lifetime. When the cunning Captain Hook turns Peter’s pals Tiger Lily and Tinker Bell against him, the children team up with the Never Boys to save the day, learning the value of forgiveness and friendship.


Bromance

Wednesday, February 21, 2:00 pm–3:00 pm
The New Victory Theater (209 West 42nd Street)
$16-$38

See a trio of British dudes who flip, throw and catch each other, turn handshakes into handstands and race through fast-paced, high-risk stunts featuring parkour, hand-to-hand balancing tricks and Cyr wheel skills. A tour-de-force of cutting edge physical heroics and adrenaline-fueled contemporary acrobatics.


Japanese Snow Festival

Thursday, February 22, 10:00 am–5:00 pm
Children’s Museum of Manhattan (CMOM) (212 West 83rd Street between Broadway & Amsterdam)
Free with museum admission ($11, $7/seniors, free/ages 11 months old & younger)

CMOM hosts its own Sapporo Snow Festival (Sapporo Yuki Matsuri), one of Japan’s most popular winter festivals. Take part in ice and snow inspired programs, and experience performances and workshops by dancers, musicians, chefs and artists who will share the art forms and traditions of Japan. Activities include ice experiments and ice cream making, Kamishibai Storytelling, snow call sculptures, Taiko, Rice Snowmen with Chef Misako Sassa, Origami, Sachiyo Ito Dance and Ice Sculptures with Okamoto Studio.


My Neighbor Totoro Screening & Workshops

Thursday, February 22, 11:00 am–12:30 pm
Museum of the Moving Image (36-01 35 Avenue (at 37 Street) )
Free with museum admission ($15/adults, $9/students & seniors, $7/ages 3-12, free/2 and under)

Enjoy family time at MoMI with daily matinees of My Neighbor Totoro and drop-in art making and animation projects inspired by the film, including animating yourself into the film with green screen animation.


Neverland: Peter Returns

Thursday, February 22, 11:00 am–12:00 pm
Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre in Central Park (West 79th Street & Central Park West)

See the Swedish Cottage’s spin on J.M. Barrie’s iconic Peter Pan tales, featuring charming marionettes. Leaving their parents behind, the Darling children follow Peter Pan back home to Neverland for the adventure of a lifetime. When the cunning Captain Hook turns Peter’s pals Tiger Lily and Tinker Bell against him, the children team up with the Never Boys to save the day, learning the value of forgiveness and friendship.


Bromance

Thursday, February 22, 2:00 pm–3:00 pm
The New Victory Theater (209 West 42nd Street)
$16-$38

See a trio of British dudes who flip, throw and catch each other, turn handshakes into handstands and race through fast-paced, high-risk stunts featuring parkour, hand-to-hand balancing tricks and Cyr wheel skills. A tour-de-force of cutting edge physical heroics and adrenaline-fueled contemporary acrobatics.


The Magician's Assistant

Thursday, February 22–Saturday, February 24, 5:30 pm–6:30 pm
UNDER St. Mark’s Theatre (94 St Marks Place)
$15, $5/kids

See a physical comedy about the transformative power of believing in yourself and asking for help. Everything seems under control until a magician’s lovely assistant blunders onstage and has to entertain the crowd in a magician’s absence. Clown Mélissa Smith switches characters with expert comedic flare, finding a delicate balance between chaos and control, vulnerability and confidence. Video projections and animation by Ingrid Larson add an extra dose of unexpected folly. Encourages empathy, laughter and eating your veggies.


Japanese Snow Festival

Friday, February 23, 10:00 am–5:00 pm
Children’s Museum of Manhattan (CMOM) (212 West 83rd Street between Broadway & Amsterdam)
Free with museum admission ($11, $7/seniors, free/ages 11 months old & younger)

CMOM hosts its own Sapporo Snow Festival (Sapporo Yuki Matsuri), one of Japan’s most popular winter festivals. Take part in ice and snow inspired programs, and experience performances and workshops by dancers, musicians, chefs and artists who will share the art forms and traditions of Japan. Activities include ice experiments and ice cream making, Kamishibai Storytelling, snow call sculptures, Taiko, Rice Snowmen with Chef Misako Sassa, Origami, Sachiyo Ito Dance and Ice Sculptures with Okamoto Studio.


My Neighbor Totoro Screening & Workshops

Friday, February 23, 11:00 am–12:30 pm
Museum of the Moving Image (36-01 35 Avenue (at 37 Street) )
Free with museum admission ($15/adults, $9/students & seniors, $7/ages 3-12, free/2 and under)

Enjoy family time at MoMI with daily matinees of My Neighbor Totoro and drop-in art making and animation projects inspired by the film, including animating yourself into the film with green screen animation.


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