Events


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.


Jazz+Wednesdays

Wednesday, February 21, 2:00 pm–3:00 pm
American Folk Art Museum (2 Lincoln Square (Columbus Avenue at 66th Street))

The Bill Wurtzel Trio play standards from the American Songbook in an intimate, American-art filled setting.


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.


Community Cowpokes with Hopalong Andrew: Tribeca

Friday, February 23, 10:00 am–11:00 am
Whole Foods Tribeca (270 Greenwich Street)

Sing along with Hopalong Andrew, an award-winning musician and former NYC Urban Park Ranger who adapts classic cowboy songs to reflect life as an urban cowpoke. His 1-man band (guitar, banjo, harmonica, and suitcase drum kit) performances encourages participation and interaction, creating a fun and positive space for play, music and rhythm training, and vibrant social interaction.


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.


Japanese Snow Festival

Saturday, February 24, 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.


Saturday Morning Show

Saturday, February 24, 10:00 am–12:00 pm
Brookfield Place (220 Vesey Street)

Enjoy interactive concerts and shows at Hudson Eat in Brookfield Place, a fun place to wander in the winter. Part of a weekly series.


Shababa Saturday Mornings

Saturday, February 24, 10:30 am–12:00 pm
92Y (1395 Lexington Avenue)

Sing, dance and celebrate Shabbat as a community. Families with babies, toddlers and older children enjoy traditional and non-traditional music, creative prayer, art, movement and more in a relaxed and playful environment. No prior experience celebrating Shabbat necessary.


Lunar New Year Festival: Year of the Dog

Saturday, February 24, 11:00 am–5:00 pm
Metropolitan Museum Of Art (1000 Fifth Avenue at 82nd Street)
Free with museum admission (Pay-what-you-wish, suggested $25, free/ages 12 & under)

May art bring you good fortune! Mark the Year of the Dog, one of the twelve animals of the Chinese zodiac, with performances, live music, bilingual storytimes, Wu-Wo Tea Ceremony & Bubble Tea Gatherings, Hand-Pulled Noodle Demonstration, a scent-focused tour, traditional dancing, interactive gallery activities, and artist-led workshops for all ages.


The Joshua Show: Episode 2

Saturday, February 24, 11:00 am–12:00 pm
Symphony Space (2537 Broadway at 95th Street)
$17

Friendship, joy and puppetry come together once again with a whimsical production Joshua Holden featuring multiple styles of puppetry, live music, physical comedy, and tap dancing.


R&R: Shabbat @ The JCC

Saturday, February 24, 2:00 pm–5:00 pm
JCC Manhattan (334 Amsterdam (@ West 76th Street))

Stop by the JCC every Saturday afternoon through March 17th for free art workshops, live music, storytelling and other activities for all ages plus access to indoor playspaces. Weekly themes include Jewish Holidays, Israel, gratitude, the circus, diversity, and more.


Japanese Snow Festival

Sunday, February 25, 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.


Chinatown Lunar New Year Parade And Festival

Sunday, February 25, 1:00 pm–4:00 pm
Sara D. Roosevelt Park (Chrystie Street between Delancey and Broome Street)

This annual spectacle features lion and dragon dancers, floats, marching bands, several hundred schoolchildren from Beijing, magicians, acrobats and more. Parade participants gather around noon at Sara Roosevelt Park, then move to Hester and Mott street where the parade starts at 1 pm, winding though the main streets of Lower Manhattan/Chinatown (Mott, Canal, Bowery, Chatham Square, East Broadway, Eldridge, Hester, Forsyth & Grand St.) and ending back at Sara Roosevelt Park, where the celebration continues until 4 pm at an outdoor cultural festival with food, booths and performances by musicians, dancers, and martial artists.


Gotham Jazzmen

Tuesday, February 27, 12:00 pm–1:30 pm
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts (40 Lincoln Center Plaza)

There are often a handful of babies and kids among the mostly seniors at this free weekly concert featuring the swinging sextet The Gotham Jazzmen. There is room in the back of the auditorium to stand (and dance), with easy access to exits if your kid starts making his or her own music.


Jazz+Wednesdays

Wednesday, February 28, 2:00 pm–3:00 pm
American Folk Art Museum (2 Lincoln Square (Columbus Avenue at 66th Street))

The Bill Wurtzel Trio play standards from the American Songbook in an intimate, American-art filled setting.


Community Cowpokes with Hopalong Andrew: Tribeca

Friday, March 2, 10:00 am–11:00 am
Whole Foods Tribeca (270 Greenwich Street)

Sing along with Hopalong Andrew, an award-winning musician and former NYC Urban Park Ranger who adapts classic cowboy songs to reflect life as an urban cowpoke. His 1-man band (guitar, banjo, harmonica, and suitcase drum kit) performances encourages participation and interaction, creating a fun and positive space for play, music and rhythm training, and vibrant social interaction.


LOS Kids - Copland

Saturday, March 3–Saturday, April 7, 10:00 am–11:00 am
The Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College (695 Park Avenue at 68th Street)
$15-$50

Dedicated to introducing children to the world of classical music, The Little Orchestra Society has been putting on fantastic family-friendly events for 65 years. This edition of LOS Kids, its interactive concert series geared for ages 3-10, features music by modern American composer Aaron Copland. “The Uncommon Man.”


Saturday Morning Show

Saturday, March 3, 10:00 am–12:00 pm
Brookfield Place (220 Vesey Street)

Enjoy interactive concerts and shows at Hudson Eat in Brookfield Place, a fun place to wander in the winter. Part of a weekly series.


Shababa Saturday Mornings

Saturday, March 3, 10:30 am–12:00 pm
92Y (1395 Lexington Avenue)

Sing, dance and celebrate Shabbat as a community. Families with babies, toddlers and older children enjoy traditional and non-traditional music, creative prayer, art, movement and more in a relaxed and playful environment. No prior experience celebrating Shabbat necessary.


Mozart For Muchkins

Saturday, March 3, 12:30 pm–1:30 pm
Steinway Hall (1133 Sixth Avenue between West 42nd & 43rd Street)
$25, free ages/12 & under

Experience classical music in a relaxed, fun atmosphere. Children of all ages are welcome to roll, crawl, squeal, and dance to their hearts’ content, while parents, grandparents, and caregivers can sit back and unwind.


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