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Thursday, February 27
Enjoy songs and poetry readings for ages 1 - 3 in a lovely room filled with objects intended to promote thought and creative association.
Saturday, February 29
At 10 am, enjoy Vered's funny and poignant songs with upbeat melodies, and playful harmonies are reminiscent of a doo-wop band.. At 11 am, join Sammie and Tudie for a magic and zany, side-splitting comedy for the whole family to enjoy. Part of a weekly series in Hudson Eats (with lots of yummy options) in Brookfield Place.
Bubble lovers can get their fix at this long-running show that combines spectacular light and laser effects with masterful bubble artistry. Great first show with only 60 minute running time and casual atmosphere. Warning, front rows might get wet. Saturday 11 am, 2 pm & 4:30 pm, Sunday 12 & 3 pm, some weekdays. $20 (cash-only) lap seats for age 2 years & under available at the box office.
In a fun, interactive twist on traditional kids shows, the main attraction doesn't show up, so improvisor Peter Michael Marino (formerly the hilarious villain in Pip"s Island) makes one up on the spot and has the kids (and adults) help write, direct, and design it. What could possibly go wrong? Lots, of course, in this zany, clever highly interactive unique experience.
Join master dancer and percussionist Vado Diomande and Kotchegna Dance Company as they bring to life the ancient stories and legends of Africa’s Ivory Coast through music and dance, performing in elaborate masks to the explosive percussion of a corps of brilliant drummers. Seating is limited; first come, first served.
Celebrate Mardi Gras with Black Tie Brass in the courtyard of happening, high-design Industry City (12:30 pm). Also make crafts with BRIC (12-3 pm), learn chess through storytelling with Chess at 3 (1-5 pm), jig to live Irish music (3-7 pm) and play in the Frying Pan Game Room. Lots of yummy, diverse food options and cool public art (in elevators!) throughout the complex.
Sunday, March 1
Can you touch the stars? See the music? Taste the clouds? Join an adventure as a young girl learns to harness her imagination and use her senses to better understand the world around her. Take a journey of the senses through shadow puppetry, live music, and immersive theater. Join pre-show activities and post-show photo-ops with cast members. Created by the award-winning company, Hit the Lights!. Presented by New York City Children's Theater. Best for ages 2-5.
When the Agents of Jam embark on a special mission to celebrate St. Patrick's Day, they discover a lively mix of songs & stories that put a fun spin on leprechauns, banshees, rainbows, and lucky pots of gold. Laugh, clap, and play along with a six-piece band as they dance and sing with the Shamrock Beat.
Catch the high energy of the Grammy-nominated band The Pop Ups in a special acoustic concert with their musician friends. Experience live drawing with sound, hilarious puppets, and an epic costume party for Purim. Stick around after the concert to create storybook illustrations in the Studio Art Session inspired by the must-see Rachel Feinstein: Maiden, Mother, Crone.
Rock out to Fleetwood Mac in an interactive and educational live music experience for families at the super cool Brooklyn Bowl. Loud and lots of dancing. Doors open at 11:00 am. Stay and bowl for $25/half hour in high-tech lanes.
Meet and get to know the many personalities of the violin, viola and cello. Hear trios, duos, solos and some sing-alongs in a relaxed concert for all ages. Includes interaction with musicians throughout the concert and trying instruments after.
Monday, March 2
Join interactive puppet shows for ages 4 months-4 years. Enjoy a new show each week with themes like, "Farm to Table with Old McDonald," and "The Beyonce Show." Each story is broken into activities like dancing, instruments, and fun with handmade puppets.
Wednesday, March 4
Join Rebecca Schoffer and 92Y Parenting Center staff for a fun and interactive sing-a-long of old time favorites, folk songs and childhood classics.
Saturday, March 7
Meet the creators of Broadway favorites The Sound of Music, Carousel and Oklahoma. Hosted by the hilarious Professor Treblemaker with dancers, young musicians, video and short pieces of music performed by the excellent Little Orchestra Society. Includes audience participation during the show and pre-concert activities in the lobby. A favorite of our family. The theater is pretty small so most seats are fine. Stroller parking in the lobby. Lap seats available at the box office. Save and get backstage invites…
At 10 am, enjoy a joyful and unpredictable journey with Ants on a Log. At 11 am, join Paper Heart Puppets to experience the art of puppetry. Part of a weekly series in Hudson Eats (with lots of yummy options) in Brookfield Place.
Enjoy arias, sing-alongs, piano, cello and more in a relaxed, fun atmosphere. All ages (even babies) can crawl, squeal, and dance while everyone enjoys outstanding works performed by exceptional musicians. Includes interaction with musicians throughout the concert and trying instruments after.
Children take the lead in this vibrant, interactive theatre shows. Performers and audience share the same space - children are always encouraged to participate and their imaginations help the story unfold. Sing, dance and laugh with colorful puppets and live music. Reserve tickets for 3 shows in advance and get a $5 discount for the rest of the season.
Michael & The Rockness Monsters present an interactive, super galactic, funk-inspired, rock ‘n’ roll experience for families at this energetic and quirky concert filled with humorous hooks and catchy melodies. Relaxed atmosphere with room to roam in the back. Sensory supports (noise-cancelling headphones and fidgets) are available to borrow. Snacks welcome. Enter at the doors on Broadway.
Hear Sonia De Los Santos' gorgeous, joyful Latin American family music in an interactive concert.
Trumpeter Alphonso Horne and his brass band, Gotham Kings, bring the infectious sounds of New Orleans Mardi Gras to the Upper East Side. Crescent City classics inspire a second line parade for all ages. Includes interaction with musicians throughout the concert, trying instruments after and bubbles.
Sunday, March 8
Get decked out in your favorite costume to rock (Purim style). Join Rebecca Schoffer and a live Shababa band as they bring the story of Purim to life in a playful musical journey. After the concert, all are invited to shmooze, hit up the hamentashen bar, check out mitzvah projects, and keep the good times rolling at a lively afterparty.
Park East School celebrates Purim with horse rides, a bounce house, carnival games, face painting, Purim spiel, The Beach Boys (tribute band), beachside sports, and more. Food available for purchase.
Celebrate Purim at the JCC Manhattan. Come on in costume for a sing-along led by teachers from Tkiya: The Jewish Community Music Initiative. and eat hamantaschen. A photographer will be on hand to take family photos. Recommended for ages 4 & under.
Celebrate Phil Lesh's 80th birthday with the music of the Grateful Dead played live in an interactive and educational live music experience for families at the super cool Brooklyn Bowl. Loud and lots of dancing. Doors open at 11:00 am. Stay and bowl for $25/half hour in high-tech lanes.
Rock out to Phish in an interactive and educational live music Purim Party featuring Uncle Ebenezer at the super cool Brooklyn Bowl. Loud and lots of dancing. Doors open at 11:00 am. Stay and bowl for $25/half hour in high-tech lanes.