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Tuesday, November 12
This rustic playground hosts an amazing 45-foot granite slide nestled into a rocky hill, bucket and tire swings, and an amphitheater and miniature stone bridge made of natural materials like plants, stone, and wood at a child’s scale.
Enjoy scones as magical as the decor, sandwiches, salads and treats with optional fairy wings and glitter at a whimsical tea house inspired by Alice in Wonderland. Choose from hundreds of teas served in charming mismatching pots and cups. Gets crowded on weekends and reservations only available for groups 6+, call ahead or go early to beat the crowds (or take the scones to go for a Central Park picnic).
Candy lovers go bonkers at a whimsical Willy Wonka factory with an oversized lollipop tree, candy cane columns, dripping chocolate shelves, kaleidoscopic candy wallpaper and candy-embedded staircases - it even has a candy-themed soundtrack. Shop over 7,000 confections, including Dylan's Candy Bar (private label) products, a large assortment of rare American nostalgic favorites, novelty items, imported specialty sweets and candy-inspired lifestyle product from stationery to technology, toys to plush, jewelry to handbags, scented body lotions to sweaters. Seated dining avaialble…
Soak in the peaceful magic on over 114 paintings, drawings, prints and sculptures by American artist Vija Celmins. Paintings that look like photographs of Pacific Ocean, star-studded night skies, the surface of moon’s surface, a spider’s web, the craters inside a seashell and more natural wonders invite closer looks and lots of questions.
Friday, November 15
Meet and chat with other parents while babies explore a safe environment, play with toys, or just relax.
Saturday, November 16
Meet Russian composer Stravinsky and learn about him and his ground-breaking music. 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 with…
Saturday, November 23
Jump and jive with Jon Thomas and his swinging band at a relaxed concert. 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.
Sunday, December 8
Share ideas and enjoy stories, sketching, and other gallery activities that bring works of art to life the Met's striking modern art outpost. For families with children ages 3–11. Space is limited to 25; first come, first served.