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Earth Day Every Day: Drag Queen Story Hour

Thursday, April 25, 10:00 am–5:00 pm
Children’s Museum of Manhattan (CMOM) ~ Upper West Side
$11, $7/seniors, free/ages 11 months old & younger
Celebrate Earth Day with environmentally friendly DIY fizzy bath pods, botanical sculpture workshops and a fun and fabulous Drag Queen Story Hour.

Watson Adventures: Whodunit at The Met Family Scavenger Hunt

Thursday, April 25–Saturday, June 1, 10:30 am–12:00 pm
Metropolitan Museum Of Art ~ Upper East Side
$42, $31/kids, students & seniors, includes museum admission
Kids and adults work together to track a killer by solving his scavenger hunt in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. No knowledge...

Design Kids At Cooper Hewitt

Thursday, April 25, 11:00 am–3:00 pm
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum ~ Upper East Side
FREE
Try free design activities and gallery bingo plus tour the galleries with master storyteller Jonathan Kruk. Also make and display your own...

MoMI Goes Green: Wallace & Gromit's The Curse of the Were-Rabbit

Thursday, April 25, 11:00 am–2:00 pm
Museum of the Moving Image ~ Queens
$15, $9/students & seniors, $7/ages 3-12, free/2 and under
See daily screenings of the action-packed Wallace & Gromit film The Curse of the Were-Rabbit, featuring the beloved duo chasing rabbits and...

Oyster Print

Thursday, April 25, 11:00 am–2:00 pm
Museum of the City of New York ~ Upper East Side
Get 2 tickets for $15
Learn more about the many uses of this mollusk, including how it purifies New York Harbor today. Then cast your own oyster...

The Gazillion Bubble Show Preview at NYSCI

Thursday, April 25, 12:00 pm–5:00 pm
New York Hall of Science ~ Queens
$15, $12/ages 2 – 17, students & seniors
Bubble lovers of all ages can see mind-blowing bubble magic, laser lighting effects and momentary soapy masterpieces will make you smile, laugh,...

Metropolitan Museum Of Art Storytime

Thursday, April 25, 3:00 pm–3:30 pm
Metropolitan Museum Of Art ~ Upper East Side
FREE
Look, listen, sing, and have fun with picture books; then continue your adventure with a self-guided gallery hunt in the Museum. Geared...

Start with Art at the Met/Art Trek

Thursday, April 25, 3:30 pm–4:30 pm
Metropolitan Museum Of Art ~ Upper East Side
Pay-what-you-wish, suggested $25, free/ages 12 & under
Fabulous museum educators engage children in conversations and activities related to a few works in the vast collection. Share ideas and enjoy...

Earth Day Every Day: Jewelry Design

Friday, April 26, 10:00 am–5:00 pm
Children’s Museum of Manhattan (CMOM) ~ Upper West Side
$11, $7/seniors, free/ages 11 months old & younger
Celebrate Earth Day with environmentally friendly paint-making, DIY fizzy bath pods, botanical sculpture workshops and a sustainable/found materials jewelry design workshop with...

Gateway Storytime

Friday, April 26, 10:00 am–11:45 am
American Museum of Natural History ~ Upper West Side
suggested $22/ages 12-65, $12.50/ages 2-12, $17/students & seniors free/ages 2 & under
Ages 2 to 5 can play in the fascinating Discovery Room, then explore a natural science or cultural topic with a story,...

Children's Museum of the Arts stART Studio

Friday, April 26, 10:45 am–12:00 pm
Children’s Museum of the Arts (CMA) ~ Soho/Tribeca/LES
$30/family
Join CMA’s teaching artists in a dedicated, specially-designed, safe art and play studio for children ages 1 to 5. Daily drop-in sessions...

Design Kids At Cooper Hewitt

Friday, April 26, 11:00 am–3:00 pm
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum ~ Upper East Side
FREE
Try free design activities and gallery bingo plus tour the galleries with master storyteller Jonathan Kruk. Also make and display your own...

MoMI Goes Green: Wallace & Gromit's The Curse of the Were-Rabbit

Friday, April 26, 11:00 am–2:00 pm
Museum of the Moving Image ~ Queens
$15, $9/students & seniors, $7/ages 3-12, free/2 and under
See daily screenings of the action-packed Wallace & Gromit film The Curse of the Were-Rabbit, featuring the beloved duo chasing rabbits and...

Wet Water Lab

Friday, April 26, 11:00 am–2:00 pm
Museum of the City of New York ~ Upper East Side
Get 2 tickets for $15
Compare pH levels of tap water and water from the Harlem Meer. Document your findings like a scientist to take home. Also...

Rubin Museum Free Hours

Friday, April 26, 1:00 pm–4:00 pm
Rubin Museum of Art ~ Chelsea/Meatpacking
FREE

New-York Historical Society Storytime

Friday, April 26, 3:30 pm–4:15 pm
New-York Historical Society ~ Upper West Side
$20, $6/ages 5-13, free/ages 4 & under
50% off with this link
This bi-weekly program in the library of the engaging children's center includes the reading of a NY-themed book, a related craft project,...

Earth Day Every Day: Bash The Trash

Saturday, April 27, 10:00 am–5:00 pm
Children’s Museum of Manhattan (CMOM) ~ Upper West Side
$11, $7/seniors, free/ages 11 months old & younger
Celebrate Earth Day with DIY fizzy bath pods, botanical sculpture workshops, audience-participatory musical performances by Bash the Trash: Musical Performance featuring crazy...

MoMA Family Gallery Talks

Saturday, April 27, 10:15 am–11:15 am
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) ~ Midtown West
FREE
Ages 4 to 16 can engage in lively discussions and fun activities while looking closely at modern masterpieces and cutting-edge contemporary art....

Family Art Workshops: Mixed Materials

Saturday, April 27, 10:30 am–12:30 pm
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) ~ Midtown West
FREE
Visit the exhibition Joan Miró: Birth of the World to see how the artist combined materials, then experiment with materials and composition...

Whitney Open Studio

Saturday, April 27, 10:30 am–3:00 pm
Whitney Museum of American Art ~ Chelsea/Meatpacking
$22, $18/students & seniors, free/ages 17 & under
Get creative in the Whitney’s Hearst Artspace. Families are invited to make their own artworks inspired by works on view. Each week...

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