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Young People’s Concert: Our Community, Our Earth

Lincoln Center 65th Street & Broadway, New York, NY
$21.50-$56.60

Celebrate Earth at an interactive New York Philharmonic concert with community partner, El Puente — Leaders for Peace and Justice. Whether in the concert hall or in the community, learn art and music to stand up for environmental justice. Featuring a newly commissioned work by composer Angélica Negrón along with classics by Debussy and Rebel.…

Suggested Ages: 6 to 12
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R&R: Shabbat @ The JCC

JCC Manhattan 334 Amsterdam (@ West 76th Street) Upper West Side, New York, New York
FREE

Stop by the JCC every Saturday afternoon through Feb 25th for free art workshops, live music, storytelling, food, indoor and outdoor play and other activities for all ages.

Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly

THE SOUND OF SPRING – A Chinese New Year Concert with The Orchestra Now

Jazz at Lincoln Center 10 Columbus Circle, New York, NY
$15-$100

Celebrate Lunar New Year in style with The Orchestra Now, conducted by Jindong Cai. This authentic Chinese New Year concert specially selected for the people of New York features the beloved Butterfly Lovers Violin Concerto, along with other festive works to welcome in the year of the Rabbit. 🎟 Save 20% with code SPRING23 at…

Suggested Ages: 7 to 14+, Adult Friendly
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Mozart for Munchkins Bluegrass Jam

The Church of the Epiphany 1393 York Avenue at 74th Street, New York, NY
$37/adults, free/kids

Join an all-ages folksy concert in a relaxed environment. Features five instruments – saxophone, guitar, banjo, five string violin, & baritone violin – plus dancing, singing, clapping, tons of fun. Includes interaction with musicians throughout the concert and a post-show instrument petting zoo. This concert is led by Bobby and Kris who are well versed…

Suggested Ages: All

Mozart for Munchkins Bluegrass Jam

The Greats of Craft 983 First Ave at E 54th St, New York, NY
$37/adult, free for kids

Join an all-ages folksy concert in a relaxed environment. Features five instruments – saxophone, guitar, banjo, five string violin, & baritone violin – plus dancing, singing, clapping, tons of fun. Includes interaction with musicians throughout the concert and a post-show instrument petting zoo. This concert is led by Bobby and Kris who are well versed…

Suggested Ages: All
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Rock And Roll Playhouse at Brooklyn Bowl

Brooklyn Bowl 61 Wythe Ave Brooklyn, Brooklyn, New York
$12, free/ages 1 & under

Dance and sing along to the music of iconic rockers at an interactive and educational live music experience for families at the super cool Brooklyn Bowl. Featured musicians change weekly, from David Bowie to Madonna to Coldplay. Loud (bring hearing protection earmuffs for sensitive ears) with lots of dancing. Doors open at 11:00 am. Order…

Suggested Ages: All

Oshogatsu: New Year’s Celebration

Japan Society 333 East 47th Street Midtown, New York, New York
$15, free/ages 2 & under

Celebrate the Lunar New Year Japanese-style. After watching a riveting Japanese taiko drum performance, kids are invited on stage for a hands-on drum mini-workshop.  Activities include a live giant ink-painting demonstration, a New Year’s calligraphy workshop (kakizome) and postcard-making (nengajo) and take-home craft kits. Healthy Japanese light meals, snacks and festival-related refreshments available for purchase. Sign…

Suggested Ages: All

Young People’s Chorus: Brundibar

Museum of Jewish Heritage 36 Battery Place, New York, NY
$36, $18/students & seniors

In honor of Holocaust Remembrance Day, The Young People’s Chorus of New York City (YPC) perform the historic and poignant operetta Brundibár. The performance features a cast of 40 choristers and a 13-piece orchestra, conducted by YPC Associate Conductor Sophia Papoulis, with direction by Eric Einhorn of On Site Opera and costumes by Beth Goldenberg.…

Suggested Ages: 7 to 14+, Adult Friendly
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Tuesday Morning Music

Jalopy Theatre and School of Music 315 Columbia Street Brooklyn, Brookyln, New York
$10-$20 suggested donation

Singer and guitar/banjo player Kyle Tigges shares songs with folks of all ages in a cross-generational singalong. Come down to Jalopy to sing, dance, or even just to hang out and listen. We'll keep things easy-going as we slowly get the music flowing again. Space is limited so register in advance; wWalk-ins welcome until space…

Suggested Ages: All

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LOS Kids: Johann Strauss Jr., Pop Star!

The Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College 695 Park Avenue at 68th Street, New York, NY
$23-$61

Join Johann Strauss Jr., young soloists, and a professional Orchestra to see what happens when "classical" music is more like "pop" music. Theatre, comedy, video, dancing, original scripts and expertly crafted music education come together for an engaging show. Includes audience participation during the show and digital pre & post concert guides. The theater is…

Suggested Ages: 3 to 10
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First Saturday at Brooklyn Museum: Legacy

Brooklyn Museum 200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, NY
FREE

Enjoy engaging and eclectic free art and entertainment for all ages the first Saturday of the month at Brooklyn Museum. Ring in Black History Month and celebrate twenty-five years of First Saturdays. This month’s theme honors the legacy of Black artistic production in Brooklyn. Celebrate the creative excellence of Black artists who are shaping…

Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly
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Family Concert: Brady Rymer and The Little Band That Could, + Studio Art Session

The Jewish Museum 1109 Fifth Avenue at 92nd Street, New York, NY
$18, free/ages 18 & under

Groove with Grammy-nominated Brady Rymer and The Little Band That Could. Dance to rootsy, accordion-laced pop and rock music, as well as songs from the albums Under The Big Umbrella and Love Me For Who I Am where individuality is celebrated across abilities and kindness wins the day. From 11:30 am-3 pm, drop into Studio Art Session to…

Suggested Ages: All
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Sea Chanteys and Maritime Music

The Seaport Fulton & Front Streets, New York, NY
FREE

Join South Street Seaport Museum in person or virtually for 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. See our guide to the Seaport.

Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly
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Mozart for Munchkins Bluegrass Jam

Greenwich House Music School 46 Barrow Street, New York, NY
$37/adults, free/kids

Join an all-ages folksy concert in a relaxed environment. Features five instruments – saxophone, guitar, banjo, five string violin, & baritone violin – plus dancing, singing, clapping, tons of fun. Includes interaction with musicians throughout the concert and a post-show instrument petting zoo. This concert is led by Bobby and Kris who are well versed…

Suggested Ages: All
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Mozart for Munchkins Bluegrass Jam

Old Stone House 336 3rd Sreet, Brooklyn, NY
$37, free/ages 12 & under

Join an all-ages folksy concert in a relaxed environment. Features five instruments – saxophone, guitar, banjo, five string violin, & baritone violin – plus dancing, singing, clapping, tons of fun. This concert is led by Bobby and Kris who are well versed in many instruments and many styles of music. You can hear Bobby on…

Suggested Ages: All
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Philharmonic Families

Lincoln Center 65th Street & Broadway, New York, NY
$25

Explore a section of the orchestra in an intimate New York Philharmonic concert designed for ages 3-6. Enjoy music, games, movement, singing, and humor. Pre-concert activities begin an hour before each concert. Also at 3 pm

Suggested Ages: 3 to 8

Chinatown Lunar New Year Parade And Festival

Sara D. Roosevelt Park Rivington Street between Chrystie Street & Forsyth Street, New York, NY
FREE

This annual spectacle features lion and dragon dancers, floats, marching bands, 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 to Chatham Square to East Broadway…

Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly

Met Family Afternoon—Reflections

Metropolitan Museum Of Art 1000 Fifth Avenue at 82nd Street, New York, NY
$30 (suggested), $17/students, free/ages 12 & under

Come ready to look, imagine, and create. Move your body while creating art and music inspired by Maya art, join Museum experts to explore ancient materials, and listen to an interactive bilingual Storytime. Families with children of all ages and abilities are welcome; recommended for children ages 3–11 years. Materials provided. Presented in conjunction with…

Suggested Ages: 3 to 11

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Baobab

The New Victory Theater 209 West 42nd Street, New York, NY
$20-$45
A percussion-filled fable about a boy’s heroic quest to save his village from drought features music from Mali and Senegal, puppets large and small, one naughty monkey and a witch with an itch to dance. Hear the djembe drums dance and the ngoni’s strings sing as the griots tell you a…
Suggested Ages: 4 to 7
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Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center: Meet The Music

Alice Tully Hall 1941 Broadway at West 65th Street Upper West Side, New York, New York
$27-$79

Join the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center and host Bruce Adolphe for family-friendly concerts that reveal the up-close, fun and friendly world of Chamber Music. Zany Inspector Pulse, the world's greatest and only private ear, investigates different themes in each program including narrative music (Can a violin order a bagel in a restaurant?), dissonance,…

Suggested Ages: 6 to 14+

Jazz at Lincoln Center Family Concerts: Who Is Thad Jones

Jazz at Lincoln Center 10 Columbus Circle, New York, NY
$20.50-$35.50

Learn about the trumpeter-composer-bandleader Thad Jones in this hour-long interactive performance. Recommended for ages 5–12, but children and adults of all ages are welcome. At the lovely Rose Theater in the Shops at Columbus Circle (where you can also explore Art Camp) with a stunning view of Central Park. Also at 3 pm.

Suggested Ages: All

Carnegie Hall Fall Family Day: Spring Fest

Carnegie Hall 57th Street & Seventh Avenue, New York, NY
FREE

Enjoy free, interactive, and fun musical activities and performances in Carnegie Hall’s Resnick Education Wing. Journey through a musical celebration of the earth, the elements, and all things spring. Activities are ongoing; drop in anytime.

Suggested Ages: 3 to 12