Diwali Lights Up Asia Society
Nov 2, 2019 @ 1:00 pm– 5:00 pm
Suggested Ages: All
Celebrate Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights and New Year, with performances and arts & crafts inspired by Diwali including a Bollywood and Bhangra dance performance and workshop, Indian Music with Raga Kids, storytelling through movement with Kathak dancer Parul Shah, Diya (traditional small clay lamp) making, temporary henna tattoos and Rangoli (patterned floor decorations) making with colored sand, beans and rice.
Museum Mile Festival
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 – …More info
Columbus Day Parade
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…More info
Billy Johnson Playground
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.More info
Hex & Co Board Game Cafe UES
This new outpost of the Morningside Heights mainstay Play over 1000+ games, including a big kids section. Discover Star Trek Risk, Golden Girls Clue and so much more. Make new friends, watch Dungeon & Dragon tournaments and shop for new family favorites.
This location has a full kitchen (and bar) with frilled gourmet pizzas, chicken…More info