MoMA Family Gallery Talks

Ages 4 to 16 can engage in lively discussions and fun activities while looking closely at modern masterpieces and cutting-edge contemporary art in the newly reopened MoMA. One week we discussed why Mark Rothko paintings are like sandwiches then made our own Rothkos from pre-cut paper. Each month a new theme is introduced. Tickets available…

Salute to Black Achievements in Television Family Screenings

In celebration of Black History Month, see classic television shows that celebrate the black and African-American experience on a big screen. Includes episodes of the The Proud Family, That’s So Raven, The Harlem Globetrotters animated cartoon, and a 1978 Sesame Street fantasia featuring Big Bird and Richard Pryor.

Winter Village at Bryant Park

* Watch skaters – or skate yourself on the city’s only free rink ($18-33/skate rentals – varies by day, free lockers available, $10/lock or bing you own). Penguin and snowmen skate aids available for wee learners ($22/hour). New this season, reserve your skate time online. * Warm up in the rinkside Lodge by Urbanspace featuring dozen…

Japanese Society: Hinamatsuri (Doll’s Festival) and Japanese Folk Dancing

Explore Japan’s seasonal customs and culture through art making and activities based on a different theme each month. From 1–2 pm, preschool-aged children take part in the early-spring tradition of Hinamatsuri and the grand collections of beautiful hina dolls displayed in honor of this festival. View an authentic collection of these traditional dolls and join…

Bella Abzug Park

Climb on rope webs in a colorful structure surrounded by undulating soft surfaces. Communicate through underground pipes, relax on tables and chairs, splash int he fountain and admire the Hudson River view.

Milk Bar Flagship Store

Cult dessert chain Milk Bar newest location in the Ace Hotel spans 4,000-square-feet with all of Christina Tosi’s signature inventive treats plus some new menu items. Dine at cafeteria-style seating, grab and go from a “mini mart” for pre-packaged items and Milk Bar merchandise, design cookies, cakes, and pints of ice cream at stations or…

SERRA ALPINA by Birreria at Eataly

Dine ats Eataly’s “winter greenhouse” with a cozy, snow-covered atmosphere, aan extensive themed cocktail menu ( coffee and truffle-inspired cocktails), and vibrant seasonal plates infused with traditional flavors of Italian Alps and featuring top local, seasonal produce. Online reservations recommended; eat at the bar if there’s a wait at the tables. Open rain or shine…

Bug Play

See a dynamic piece of theatre for young audiences based on The Insect Play by Josef and Karel Capek written in 1922, and told with the help of sustainably built puppets. An unlikely hero, who through a bit of magic, shrinks down to the size of a bug. Thrust into the world of butterflies, fireflies, ants and…

Citycakes Bakery

Get some of city’s best cookies – signature half pound size treats can be covered in frostings with sprinkles, halved and filled with two scoops of gelato for an amazing ice cream sandwich, or stacked 3x high to make a unique little cookie cake. No on-site seating available. ⁣

Museum of Illusions

Walk on walls, put your head on a platter (creepy) and play with size and perspective in over a dozen interactive illusions. A small museum that can be explored in less than an hour and blows young minds.

How To Eat Like a Child and Other Lessons in Not Being A Grown-Up

In this “kid’s guide to being a kid,” both children and adults alike will laugh along to comical numbers such as How to Torture Your Sister, How to Beg for a Dog, How to Understand Your Parents, How to Stay Home from School and many more. Additional performances on Saturdays and Sundays at 4:00 pm.

Samsung 837

Experience cutting edge technology including virtual reality demos and an immersive, interactive digital art room in a spacious, high-design spot with a French cafe.

The Rink

Eat, dink and skate at a winter dreamscape under the High Line with rainbow trees and a small street-side ice rink. Easy and fun, though we were warned to watch out for drunk skaters if we come back at night :)⁠ Free penguin skate aids for small beginners and free weekly lessons. Cozy up rinkside…

Icebreakers – Skate School

Take weekly professional lessons on the Standard High Line’s street-side The Rink Wednesday 4 pm (kids only) & Saturdays 10 am (kids + adults), Cozy up rinkside with seasonal favorites including mulled wine, tomato soup + grilled cheese, and kid-friendly macaroni & cheese, burgers, hot cocoa, sweet treats and s’mores.