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Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

Macy's Family Fun Day

November 26 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly


The annual parade will be made-for-TV this year with the signature giant balloons, elaborate floats and Broadway performances broadcast from Herald Square.

See pre-taped productions from the much missed Broadway casts “Hamilton,” “Ain’t Too Proud,” “Mean Girls,” and “Jagged Little Pill” plus musical performances from Pentatonix, Dolly Parton, Patti LaBelle and more. New balloons include Boss Baby and Red Titan.

History @ Home

Learn about history in real-time with New-York Historical Society educators on Zoom. Lessons are content-based and inquiry-driven, featuring images and historical documents from the museum’s collections using shared PowerPoint presentations.

Grade levels vary by day with grades K-12. Themes include The People of New York, Exploring Black History and History of American Protest. Great lesson…

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Online Songs For Seeds

Join live, online, interactive early education music classes for babies through age 6. Sing, dance and play instruments along with other kids. Musician/teachers lead “travel” around the world as they reinforce shapes, colors, animals, numbers, counting and so much more.

Take unlimited classes three times a week for one monthly fee.

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Living History @ Home: Let’s Learn About Hanukkah

Learn more about the Jewish celebration Hanukkah. Join New-York Historical Society historical interpreters online to explore Hanukkah’s origins and history and how people observe the holiday in New York City and across America. Then, celebrate with a Festival of Lights activity.

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Hamilton Cast Read Alongs

Former Hamilton cast members read award-winning children’s books along with a discussion of the history behind the story led by Illinois History Teacher of the Year Keisha Rembert.

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