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Monday, March 1

The Amazing Max Magic Lessons

Online
10:00 am–5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until March 31, 2021

NYC magician Max Darwin (aka The Amazing Max) teaches magic tricks using objects available at home.  All you need is a pencil, quarter, nickel, dollar bill, and deck of cards. Magic experience not required. Recommended for ages 6+. Private, semi-private and group lessons available.

Suggested Ages: 6 to 14+, Adult Friendly
$25+
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Story Pirates Sleep Squad

Online
7:00 pm–8:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:00 pm, repeating until April 11, 2021

This family-friendly, virtual theater experience turns your home into a rocket ship to launch kids into their dreams. Unique, kid-driven comedy and music from the Story Pirates create a new kind of bedtime ritual. Tony Award Nominee Lilli Cooper guides adventurers through three different enchanting virtual experiences, adapted from stories written by real kids and…

Suggested Ages: 4 to 12
$35-$50/family
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Tuesday, March 2

History @ Home

Online
10:00 am–11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until March 25, 2021

Learn about history in real-time with New-York Historical Society educators on Zoom. Lessons are content-based and inquiry-driven, featuring images and historical documents from the museum's collections using shared PowerPoint presentations. Grade levels vary by day with grades K-12. Themes include The People of New York, Exploring Black History and History of American Protest. Great lesson…

Suggested Ages: 5 to 14+
FREE
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MoMA Make Art Together

Online
10:00 am–10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until March 30, 2021

One event on March 11, 2021 at 10:00 am

Discover artwork from MoMA's collection, then experiment with art making. Watch the 20-minute premiere on MoMA’s Facebook page at 10 am or any time after that suits you. For kids ages four to six; adult participation is recommended.

Suggested Ages: 4 to 6
FREE
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Transit Tots

Online
10:15 am–11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:15 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until March 30, 2021

Join New York Transit Museum educators for transit-themed songs, stories and activities for the youngest transportation fans. Videos of past sessions available.

Suggested Ages: Toddlers to 5
FREE
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Little New-Yorkers @ Home

Online
3:30 pm–4:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30 pm on Tuesday and Friday, repeating until March 26, 2021

Join New-York Historical Society Storytime via Zoom every Tuesday and Friday for story time and crafts. Each class includes a special Little New-Yorkers hello song, silly stretches and exercises, a story book reading, and a craft to do at home. Designed for ages ages 3-6.

Suggested Ages: 2 to 7
FREE
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Brooklyn Museum Gallery/Studio Program

Online
3:30 pm–4:30 pm
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One event on March 4, 2021 at 3:30 pm

One event on March 6, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on March 7, 2021 at 10:00 am

Inspired by Brooklyn Museum's exhibitions and collections, create multi-layered, complex works of art, while discovering artists, working with different mediums and trying out new techniques, and more. Each class includes a virtual visit to the galleries and art-making at home with live guidance from instructors. Spring courses include Drawing, sculpture and animation inspired by current…

Suggested Ages: 8 to 13
$115-$200 for ten sessions
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Architectural Scavenger Hunt – South Street Seaport

Online
4:00 pm–4:45 pm
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One event on March 5, 2021 at 11:00 am

Learn more about a fascinating part of New York City and hone your building detective skills on this virtual tour of the South Street Seaport area. Use Google Earth to explore this historic area and find key architectural details that provide clues to the city’s maritime past. Learn more about architecture and design from the…

Suggested Ages: 5 to 12
FREE
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Spark Art, Yoga & Meditation

Online
4:30 pm–5:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30 pm on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until April 29, 2021

An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Saturday, repeating until April 24, 2021

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Join unique art class that incorporate mindfulness and movement. Working artists connect with children through mindful teaching, correct use of technology and ingenuity to foster self-expression, community and fun. Discounts for signing up monthly or by semester. In-person group and private classes also available.

Suggested Ages: 5 to 13
$35
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Virtual Planetarium Show for Kids

Online
7:00 pm–8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until March 25, 2021

Hudson River Museum's shares virtual planetarium shows just for kids via Facebook Live with weekly themes like constellations and the moon. Q & A after the show.

Suggested Ages: 6 to 10
FREE
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Wednesday, March 3

Whitney Open Studio From Home

Online
4:00 pm–5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday, repeating until April 25, 2021

An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until April 28, 2021

Kids, teens, and families are invited to join Whitney Educators for free weekly online art classes. Experiment, create, and learn together with at-home art materials.  Each week features a new theme and project connected to a work of art in the Whitney's collection or current exhibitions. Book an in-person museum visit for more…

Suggested Ages: 4 to 14+
FREE
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Thursday, March 4

Metropolitan Museum Of Art Storytime

Online
12:00 pm–12:10 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until March 25, 2021

One event on November 25, 2020 at 12:00 pm

Enjoy Met's popular storytime from home. Join museum educators every Thursday to look, listen, sing, and have fun with picture books. Recommended for families with children ages 18 months to 6 years. Virtually explore the galleries after at the MetKids website (or reserve a timed ticket to visit in person).

Suggested Ages: Toddlers to 6
FREE
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Isle Full of Noises

Online
7:00 pm–7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until March 4, 2021

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until March 6, 2021

Emit Theatre presents an interactive digital retelling of Shakespeare's The Tempest featuring the magician Prospero, an enchanted storm, the fairy helper Ariel and half-human, half-fish Caliban. Enjoy this classic story retold with a contemporary audience in mind right from the comfort of your own home. Kids will be able to play along and help characters throughout the…

Suggested Ages: 5 to 12
FREE
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Friday, March 5

New York International Children’s Film Festival

Online
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until March 21, 2021

North America’s largest film festival for children and teens ages 3-18, goes online this year.Watch films from around the world for young audiences from home including short film programs, feature films and special talks. See animation, live action features and a Closing Spotlight screening of Disney’s Raya and the Last Dragon with a live conversation…

Suggested Ages: 3 to 14+
$18/film, $40/all access pass
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ArtsClub Remote Live Art Courses

Online
4:00 pm–5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Friday, repeating until March 26, 2021

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until March 28, 2021

Study portraiture, collage or abstraction in weekly zoom classes with up to 10 participants with a live instructor. All the materials provided and shipped to you to create works during the class. and homework between sessions. Sign up for 4-5 classes in a weekly series for a discount or drop in each class. Learn-and-Create Studio…

Suggested Ages: 5 to 10
$55, includes materials
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Saturday, March 6

Families and Folk Art: Alter Egos

American Folk Art Museum
10:00 am–10:45 am

Explore a variety of photographs that reveal the alter egos of their makers from American Folk Art Museum exhibition Photo Brut, then create photographic responses.

Suggested Ages: 4 to 13
FREE
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Griffins, Goblets, and Gold: A Wizarding Tour of the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Online
11:00 am–12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Saturday, repeating until March 27, 2021

Fable & Lark's magical arts tour of the Metropolitan Museum goes virtual. Look at places and spaces that might remind you of those you of those in a wizard’s school or village, plus make connections between art and wizardly activities. Discussion and activities – mischief guaranteed. You can also choose your own dates and times…

Suggested Ages: 7 to 14+, Adult Friendly
$16
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Art Adventures with Treasure Trunk Theatre and Artists & Crafts

Online
11:00 am–11:45 am

Join  Treasure Trunk Theatre and Artists & Crafts for a s for a monthly combo class on Zoom. Each class focuses on a new theme and famous artist that sparks a journey, songs, and art project for the day. Warm up bodies, voices, and imaginations to go on a magical, musical adventure to find Miss Jackie…

Suggested Ages: 4 to 6
$25
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Ballet Breaks

Online
11:00 am–12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Saturday, repeating until March 13, 2021

Join New York City Ballet artists via Zoom for a series of lively Saturday morning movement activities. Each 30-minute workshop taught by a NYCB dancer includes a warm-up and choreography inspired by a beloved ballet from the repertory. Stretch, twirl, leap and explore basic ballet concepts. No prior dance training needed. Designed for ages 3…

Suggested Ages: 3 to 8
FREE
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Books of Wonder Author Events

Online
1:00 pm–4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until April 18, 2021

Join author and illustrators to celebrate their new books as they share their creations and answer questions from the audience during a live feed. Features picture books, chapter books and YA novels. Pick up the books in person at one of this beloved book store's locations (42 West 17th St & 217 West 84th St)…

Suggested Ages: 4 to 13
FREE
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Guggenheim’s Sketch with Jeff

Online
3:00 pm–4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until March 27, 2021

Guggenheim teaching artist Jeff Hopkins shares stories about the museum’s iconic Frank Lloyd Wright building while sketching stories followed by a prompt to create drawings of your own at home. Children are encouraged to share their sketches on Instagram and Twitter @Guggenheim using the hashtag #sketchwithJeff.

Suggested Ages: 3 to 12
FREE
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Books of Wonder Bookseller Chats

Online
6:00 pm–7:00 pm
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One event on March 6, 2021 at 6:00 pm

One event on February 27, 2021 at 6:00 pm

Join knowledgeable staff members of the beloved children's bookstore for overviews of new releases and divse into a specific area of the kid lit world.

Suggested Ages: 4 to 13
FREE
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Sunday, March 7

Rebel Girls Fest: Adventure Awaits

Online
9:00 am–10:00 am

Play in your living room with fun activities led by inspiring Rebel Girls. Author, activist and Rebel Girl Marley Dias leads a hour-long virtual event, jam-packed with activities. Hear Melinda Gates delivers a special message to excite and inspire Rebel Girls to dream big. Celebrate the power of your name through an interactive art exercise…

Suggested Ages: All
FREE
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Noguchi Museum Art for Kids & Families Online

Online
10:30 am–11:15 am
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One event on February 7, 2021 at 10:30 am

One event on February 13, 2021 at 10:30 am

One event on February 16, 2021 at 10:30 am

One event on February 23, 2021 at 10:30 am

One event on March 7, 2021 at 10:30 am

Engage in conversations about art with Noguchi Museum educators, and then create artwork using materials found in the home. An opportunity to get together with families and friends from different households anywhere in the world for virtual play dates. Adults are encouraged to make art and join in the conversations, but their participation is optional.

Suggested Ages: 5 to 11
FREE
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Sea Chanteys and Maritime Music

Online
2:00 pm–4:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 2:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until April 4, 2021

South Street Seaport Museum’s monthly Sea Chanteys and Maritime Music continues – virtually. Join a round-robin of shared sea songs, featuring members of The New York Packet and friends. Listen in, lead or request a song, and belt out the choruses for your neighbors to hear. Hosted by singers from the New York Packet.

Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly
FREE
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Monday, March 8

The Skyscraper Museum Family Program: “Let Liberty Rise”

Online
4:00 pm–4:30 pm

Join author Chana Stiefel, for a reading of her recently released book, Let Liberty Rise: How Schoolchildren Helped Save the Statue of LibertyDiscover Lady Liberty’s history and how schoolchildren helped to raise the funds to assemble the statue! Virtual, Zoom. All ages welcome.

Suggested Ages: All
FREE
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Tuesday, March 9

Architecture at Home: Skyscrapers

Online
4:00 pm–4:45 pm
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One event on March 12, 2021 at 11:00 am

Learn more about architecture and design from the comfort of your own home with our free, live, and online Architecture at Home workshops led by Center for Architecture educators. Each 45-minute session explores an architectural topic through virtual tours, interactive lessons, and discussions, and gets kids started on a design project they can complete on…

Suggested Ages: 5 to 14+
FREE
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Wednesday, March 10

Louis Armstrong Legacy Virtual Jazz Jam: Luck be a Lady or Irish

Online
7:00 pm–9:00 pm

Participate or simply listen during monthly jam sessions. Hear tunes in celebration of Women’s History Month, tunes about luck, or by Irish composers. Musicians from Queens and around the world join online, led by Carol Sudhalter and Flushing Town Hall house band.

Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly
FREE
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Thursday, March 11

MoMA Art Talks

Online
4:30 pm–5:30 pm
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One event on April 6, 2021 at 3:30 pm

One event on April 30, 2021 at 3:30 pm

One event on June 15, 2021 at 3:30 pm

Take virtual trip to meet artists around the world, Learn about their process and technique then interact during a Q&A session.

Suggested Ages: 4 to 6
FREE
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Saturday, March 13

From the 1 to the Q: Exploring NYC’s Subway System

Online
11:00 am–12:00 pm

Eplore forms of transportation and New York City’s subway system with the Skyscraper Museum. After a read-aloud of Christoph Niemann’s picture book Subway in English and Spanish, create subway signs and posters inspired by NYC’s transit art.

Suggested Ages: All
FREE
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Sunday, March 14

Guggenheim Sunday Family Tour

Online
11:00 am–12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 11:00 am on day Second of the month, repeating until April 12, 2021

Family-oriented virtual tours explore works from the Guggenheim's collection with conversation and creative hands-on activities utilizing materials you can find at home. Includes art looking and hands-on art exploration. Tours are organized around a single theme and highlight artworks on view from the permanent collection and special exhibitions (plus some discussion of the museum's amazing…

Suggested Ages: 5 to 13
$15/family
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Tuesday, March 16

Brooklyn Museum Virtual Family Adventures

Online
1:00 pm–5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until May 6, 2021

Explore works of art in Brooklyn Museum collection through interactive games and activities, designed for kids ages 4–8 and their caregivers. Each session features a different activity inspired by kids' homes and the things in them that make us feel cared for and secure—whether creating our own mini habitats or going on home scavenger hunts.…

Suggested Ages: 4 to 8
FREE
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Architecture at Home: NYC Time Travelers

Online
4:00 pm–4:45 pm
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One event on March 19, 2021 at 11:00 am

Learn more about architecture and design from the comfort of your own home with our free, live, and online Architecture at Home workshops led by Center for Architecture educators. Each 45-minute session explores an architectural topic through virtual tours, interactive lessons, and discussions, and gets kids started on a design project they can complete on…

Suggested Ages: 5 to 13
FREE
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Saturday, March 20

Sprouts Cooking Club

Online
1:30 pm–3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until March 28, 2021

Kids cook with celebrity, award-winning chefs from home in virtual drop-in classes. All menus include affordable, easy-to-find ingredients and offer vegetarian and gluten-free substitutes. Tuition sponsors the Chef Career Training program for underserved youth. First class only $5 with code FirstClass5. Financial aid available.

Suggested Ages: 6 to 14+
$41
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Monday, March 22

Create Comics with Dav Pilkey

Online
1:00 pm–1:30 pm

Join author and illustrator Dav Pilkey and a team of educators for a free event guaranteed to bring out young readers 'imagination. Create comics inspired by Cat Kid’s Comic Club, Dog Man and Captain Underpants.

Suggested Ages: 4 to 13
FREE
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Thursday, March 25

Backstage Bite Cooking & Dance Party

Online
4:30 pm–5:30 pm
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One event on February 11, 2021 at 4:30 pm

One event on March 25, 2021 at 4:30 pm

Join Broadway Babysitters and Katie Lynch from Backstage Bite for a virtual event filled with song, fun, food and joy in the kitchen. Featuring Broadway tunes, sing-a-longs, dance parties, creative crafting and cooking.

Suggested Ages: All
$15/household
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Friday, March 26

Be Like Rosie Revere, Become Your Own Engineer

Online
11:00 am–12:00 pm

Andrea Beaty’s Rosie Revere, Engineer proves that sometimes the greatest engineers make mistakes. After a reading of Beaty’s book, through a series of trial-and-error, kids will create their own inventions. Presented by the Skyscraper Museum.

Suggested Ages: All
FREE
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Family-Friendly Jazz-Packed Women’s History Month

Online
7:00 pm–8:30 pm

In celebration of Women’s History Month, Flushing Town Hall presents "Songbirds,” featuring the music of Minnie Riperton, Shirley Horn and Joni Mitchell, performed by the Mala Waldron Quartet. "Songbirds" is a beautiful journey into a not so distant past made popular by Minnie Riperton, Shirley Horn and Joni Mitchell, filled with memorable music and song.

Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly
$5
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