Ribbon DancingBryant Park 42nd Street & Fifth Avenue, New York, NY, United States Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly
Instructor Margaret Yuen of the Red Silk Dancers guides visitors in the ways of finely flowing traditional Chinese art of ribbon dancing Classes will take place in the heated space of the Overlook and feature music to set the tone. All are welcome and encouraged to participate. Ribbons are provided, but you are welcome to…
Locomotive Lawn LiveRiverside Park, Locomotive Lawn Suggested Ages: Babies to 5
Foster a love of reading at a young age with Moosiki Kids outdoor Musical Storytime. Enjoy musical stories, a mix of kid and rock songs and sing along encouragement on a comfy, danceable turf lawn right by the big locomotive. Free DIY egg shakers while supplies last, and bring your own instruments plus a mat…
Lincoln Center Presents at the AtriumDavid Rubenstein Atrium Suggested Ages: 5 to 14+, Adult Friendly
Join Lincoln Center for concerts with artists from across the globe in genres ranging from swing to Afro-Peruvian to opera. Performers change daily; some are more kid-friendly than others, but the vibe is usually relaxed with space to walk and dance in the back. The indoor space is weather-proof but with fountains and plant-covered walls…
Summer FridaysBrooklyn Bridge Park Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly
Every first Friday of the summer months, performance and community hub Friends And Lovers activate the Greenway Terrace with a curated presentation of live music and chill vibes. Grab a drink, hang with friends and family, and enjoy the beautiful skyline as a cast of DJ’s and performers provide a lush weekend warm-up. On June…
Playscape PerformsBattery Park Battery Place (State Street & Whitehall St), New York, NY, United States Suggested Ages: All
Enjoy outdoor music, dance, puppetry and more at a destination playground. Performers change weekly.
Classical Kids FairBrooklyn Children's Museum 145 Brooklyn Avenue, Brooklyn, NY, United States Suggested Ages: All
WQXR is heading to Brooklyn for the Classical Kids Fair at Brooklyn Children’s Museum. Families can experience live performances, an instrument petting zoo, arts and crafts, radio and dance workshops, and more. Listen, look, and play alongside WQXR and our friends from the Brooklyn Conservatory of Music, The Little Orchestra Society, and Dancers of the Met.
Sea Chanteys and Maritime MusicThe Seaport Fulton & Front Streets, New York, NY, United States Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly
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.
Miller Theater Pop-Up ConcertMiller Theatre Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly
Sit onstage during free and fun concerts. Mingle with the musicians and fellow concertgoers after the show. Violinist Olivia de Prato returns with a program featuring new works for violin and electronics. Onstage seating is first-come, first-served. Concert starts at 6pm; doors open at 5:30pm.
Art Is All Around Lunchtime Concert Series200 Water St Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly
The Downtown Alliance brings groovy sounds downtown on Wednesdays. Programmed by esteemed New York musician and producer Svetlana Shmulyian, the noontime performances seek to capture the neighborhood’s energy and delight the lunchtime crowd with a mix of some of the city’s most exciting jazz and blues musicians. Part of the Alliance’s Art Is All…
Music in the PlaygroundWashington Market Park Chambers Street between Greenwich Street & West Street, New York, New York, US Suggested Ages: Babies to 4
The musical movers and shakers from Creative Play for Kids will lead an interactive music series for children 4-years-old and younger. Stop by and join these fun, free parties in the park. Children must be accompanied by their adult as this is not a drop-off class. No reservation required.
Keigwin + Company’s Rhapsody WorkshopBrooklyn Bridge Park Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly
Join KEIGWIN + COMPANY‘s Artistic Director Larry Keigwin for a creative movement workshop for all at Brooklyn Bridge Park Pier 6. Young, old, families, and those brand new to dance will gather to dance in the morning sun (fingers crossed). No previous dance experience required – just enthusiasm and energy. You’ll be guided through a…
Second Sundays at Pioneer WorksPioneer Works Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly
Pioneer Works hosts monthly open houses featuring live music, food and workshops that activate our campus in partnership with artists-in-residents and community members in Red Hook. On a special Mother’s Day iteration, celebrate the cultivation of care in all forms within our community. The day includes a series of interactive workshops and a special performance…
Friends of the Washington Market Park Concert SeriesWashington Market Park Chambers Street between Greenwich Street & West Street, New York, New York, US Suggested Ages: All
Catch a family-friendly concert in a pretty park. Bring a blanket and a picnic if you wish. The series includes local favorites Jonny Hirsch, Rolie Polie Guacamole and Astrograss.
Museum Mile FestivalFifth Avenue Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly
Fifth Avenue's annual block party features free admission to eight museums -The Africa Center, El Museo del Barrio, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum, the Jewish Museum, Neue Galerie and the Museum of the City of New York - …
Columbus Day ParadeFifth Avenue Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly
This annual festive parade celebrates the spirit of exploration and courage that inspired Christopher Columbus’s 1492 expedition to America and and the important contributions of Italian-Americans and other immigrants. The floats and bands set sail up Fifth Avenue from 44th to 72nd Street. Over a dozen high school bands, as well as virtuosi professional groups from…