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Heckscher Playground

Heckscher Playground

January 1 @ 8:00 am - December 31 @ 7:00 pm

Central Park, Heckscher Playground
Sixth Avenue & Central Park South
New York, NY

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Suggested Ages: All

FREE

Central Park’s largest playground features a shaded area with swings and slides, a large, maze-like climbers, seasonal water features, sloped turf, a large sandbox area, low monkey bars, tunnels, ramps and (our favorite) giant rocks to climb. Plus a spacious bathroom.

Face painters, musicians and giant bubble makers often congregate at the entrance.

MoMA Drop-in Drawing

Look closely as you sketch art, people, and architecture during drop-in drawing sessions in the Sculpture Garden. No experience needed. Stools and drawing supplies provided. Prompts available in English and Spanish.

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$34 Tickets for The Play That Goes Worng

A week late, the off-Broadway slapstick comedy The Play That Goes Wrong celebrate the nation’s obsession with sharks with its own SHARK WEEK at any performance from August 11-14, offering $34 tickets available online and at the New World Stages Box Office (340 W 50th Street).

The show’s creators said, “Sharks and comedy are a…

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MoMA Art Lab: Line, Shape, Color

Work with wire, design emoji, engage in light-box play, and more in this all-ages, hands-on space. Drop in and choose from a variety of activities. Make your own emoji, weave paper patterns, browse beautiful picture books, build with unique toys, follow fun drawing prompts and more creative fun.

To get to The Heyman Family Art…

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Art Alive

Join an intergenerational drop-in gallery visit and art-making experience. Each session, a practicing artist or artist educator focuses on a work on view in MAD’s current exhibitions, leading hands-on activities and engaging discussions geared towards an intergenerational audience.

Discussions and activities are ongoing; join at any time.

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