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Monday, June 17
For the month of June, find a cake batter shake dreamed up in honor of Pride, topped with rainbow glitter sprinkles at all Shake Shack (excluding ball parks & airports). Order on the ;Shake Shack App to skip the line.
Tuesday, June 18
Sample yummy selections from Grand Central Market vendors , get enjoy special full-size market items for only $2 each, from Bien Cuit croissants to half pounds of Murray's Cheese.
Thursday, June 20
Celebrate the longest day of the year Scandinavian-style. Fashion flower wreathes, learn traditional midsummer songs, and decorate the maypole. All ages welcome. Online advance registration for the craft activities required.
Friday, June 21
Adults and children are invited to picnic in the grass, decorate the midsummer pole, learn folk dances, make flower wreaths, play traditional games and listen to authentic fiddle music. Food stands will offer delicacies from some of New York's finest Swedish restaurants and food purveyors.
Explore the celestial-terrestrial connection and otherworldly origins of expression and arm high-energy daylight to reflective starlit nighttime surround by installation Chronos Cosmos: Deep Time, Open Space. Enjoy Agostino Arts face-painting, tarot readings by Liz Nieves, lantern-making with Noguchi Museum, spaceship sculpture building with Free Style Arts Association, light-up inflatables with artist Tamar Ettun, solar observing and telescope tours of the sky with LaGuardia Community College’s Natural Sciences Department, performance and percussion with Secret Society Dance Company, Imamou, and powerhouse Afro-Caribbean…
Saturday, June 22
Celebrate midsummer magic in the lovely Cloisters gardens and explore medieval traditions for this celebration. Make whimsical wreaths and learn about the meanings behind familiar and unfamiliar herbs associated with the summer solstice.
Work with fresh pasta dough, and create filled pasta with Eataly chefs. Learn how to make various filled pasta shapes, from tortellini to ravioli in this guided hands on experience. Learn the science behind the various techniques that go behind this rustic process and end the class enjoying a kids portion of Ravioli straight from the kitchens. Parents can enjoy Lavazza coffee and housemade Cantucci while the kids learn. Ages 8+.
Founded in 2010 by three Lower East Side locals, this food and flea market draws from the diversity of the neighborhood and New York City at large. Shop a curated selection of NYC's artisanal fashion, art, jewelry, crafts, music, and food vendors including cutting edge entrepreneurs and under-the-radar brands.
Stealth mode. Power up mode. Beast mode. Relive some of the Turtles’ biggest and baddest battles. In conjunction with interactive exhibition 35 Years of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, see episodes on a big screen. Sewer surf through a visual timeline of the evolution of the Turtles from the very first comics to the current series and express your inner Turtle with craft activities.
All ages (kids, adults, babies, grandmothers and dogs too) meet around the Washington Square Park fountain for bubble fun. Please bring your own bubbles.
Celebrate World Refugee Day with an afternoon of concerts, crafts, food, henna, and dance. Brooklyn Conservatory of Music and Spaceworks are partnering with a broad coalition of organizations that support immigrants, refugees and asylum seekers to host this 3rd annual event.
This large, family-friendly open-air night market in Queens feature up to 100 independent vendors selling merchandise, art, and food and featuring small-scale cultural performances, all celebrating the rich cultural diversity and heritage of NYC and Queens.
Sunday, June 23
Nosh at the largest weekly open-air food market in America featuring over 100 local vendors. At what the New York Times calls “The Woodstock of Eating," try fried cookie dough balls, Honduran baleadas, baklava beignets, butter tarts, Japanese fried chicken, lobster truffle fries and so much more yumminess.
Saturday, June 29
Learn about the process and participate in building a summer spin on the famous Tiramisu. Build a ‘Berrymisu’ dessert with fresh summer berries in this guided hands-on experience. Learn about summer fruits and the art of Italian dolce. Parents can enjoy Lavazza coffee and housemade Cantucci while the kids learn.
Sunday, July 21
Jaleel White (Steve Urkel from “Family Matters”) hoses a youth concert, a 1000 lbs SLIME CHALLENGE, fan meet-ups and much more. Celebrate youth, the arts, and the borough of Queens, New York through music and dance performance
Saturday, July 27
Enjoy an enchanting day of potions and planting in a lovely rooftop garden. Admission includes a traditional English high tea platter, refreshing pink lemonade, and hands-on lessons in gardening and making magic. Bring along a favorite doll or teddy bear. A special experience for the whole family. Reserve in advance as most dates sell out.
Saturday, August 24
Time travel to the twenties with dance lessons and performances, picnicking, vintage motorcar exhibitions, and carnival games all set to live jazz age music. A fun event for grown-ups and junior gents and flapperettes. Tickets sell out, so buy in advance.