Events


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.


Neverland: Peter Returns

Friday, February 23, 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

Friday, February 23, 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

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: Carl M. Banks & WonderSpark Puppets

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

Enjoy weekly interactive concerts and shows at Hudson Eat in Brookfield Place, a fun place to wander in the winter. At 10 am, hear melodic nomad Carl M. Banks. At 11 am, see a whimsical performance by WonderSpark Puppets?.


Neverland: Peter Returns

Saturday, February 24, 10:30 am–11:30 am
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.


New York International Children's Film Festival 2018

Saturday, February 24, 10:30 am–5:30 pm
SVA Theater (333 West 23rd Street)
$14

Over 100 groundbreaking, thought-provoking films for ages 3-18 from 35 different countries screen at theaters around Manhattan, Brooklyn & Queens. See website for schedule.


This Girl Laughs, This Girl Cries, This Girl Does Nothing

Saturday, February 24, 10:30 am–11:30 am
Atlantic Theater Company Linda Gross Theater (336 West 20th Street)
$20/adult, $15/kid

Three young sisters are left in a forest by their woodcutter father and forced to find their own way in the world. From this fairytale beginning, three resolutions are made — one sister walks one way to find purpose, one the other to find adventure, and the third stays right where she is to create a home. Years later, having circumnavigated the globe and fought vikings, crossed oceans, tamed wilds, and achieved greatness, the three sisters meet again, as women. A moving and irresistibly charming modern-day fairytale for the whole family.


My Neighbor Totoro Screening & Workshops

Saturday, February 24, 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.


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.


The Snowy Day and Other Stories by Ezra Jack Keats

Saturday, February 24, 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.


Addy & Uno

Saturday, February 24, 12:00 pm–1:00 pm
Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street)
$22.25 at this link, Free/ages 2 & under

In this family musical about disabilities, Uno, a child with autism, faces the challenge of competing in his school’s math competition. His friends with varying disabilities – ADHD, vision, hearing and physical impairment – rally in support. With puppetry and music, the show celebrates the abilities within disability and inspires empathy and the understanding that it’s “nice to be nice”.


Story Pirates

Saturday, February 24, 12:00 pm–1:00 pm
Arhur Seelen Theater at the Drama Book Shop (250 West 40th Street)
$35

See a show described as “Monty Python meets Schoolhouse Rock,” where the actors take ideas from the children in the audience to improvise a hilarious interactive musical show.


That Physics Show

Saturday, February 24, 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.


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