The World of Anna Sui

See approximately one-hundred looks from the Anna Sui’s archive, featuring the twelve quirky archetypes that are staples of the Sui aesthetic. Wide-ranging materials and inspirations include papier-mâché mannequin heads; army surplus jackets; Japanese hankies qipao dresses and Minnie Mouse.  Share what head-to-toe stories you find referencing the worlds of cowgirls, grunge girls, hippie chicks, hula…

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…

Read-to-Skate StoryTime

Read and sing along with Cali Co Cat and earn a free skate rental. Free books from Penguin Random House (while supply lasts). New stories every week. To earn a skate rental, attend 2 StoryTimes plus attend 1 program at New York Public Library Children’s Center at 42nd Street and/or read and enjoy 1 library book.…

Ice Fishing, Tartan Kilt Skate & Read-to-Skate StoryTime

At 11:30 am, read and sing along with Cali Co Cat and earn a free skate rental. Free books from Penguin Random House (while supply lasts). New stories every week. To earn a skate rental, attend 2 StoryTimes plus attend 1 program at New York Public Library Children’s Center at 42nd Street and/or read and enjoy…

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.

Impulse

Climb on one of 12 over-sized seesaws to make them radiate with light and musical elements, creating a custom winter light show. On Broadwaybetween 37th and 38th Streets (temporarily closed to vehicles).

Lunar New Year Performances: Red Silk Dancers

Celebrate the year of the rat with special performances highlighting the culture and tradition of Lunar New Year. The Red Silk Dancers present a repertoire of traditional and contemporary Chinese classical and folk dance in a performance combining the fan, ribbon and peace drum dances. Eat and shop with  Lunar New Year promotions from the…

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…

Toy Lab Camp

Past a secret magic door in a toy and clothing store find an an immersive retail experience where families can test (and shop) for the best toys of the season. Pick a job (FunFluencer, Awesomeness Agent, Play Pioneer) and then test and rate toys in colorful vignettes including a retro board game room, disco music…

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. ⁣

Home Depot Workshop: Mini Hockey Game

Develop hands-on skills with sanding, nailing, painting and more while creating a mini hockey game. Receive a certificate of achievement, workshop apron and a commemorative pin while supplies last. Also at Home Depots on 59th Street/Third Ave, Long Island City, New Rochelle and elsewhere. Part of a monthly series.

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. Free penguin skate aids for small beginners and furry blankets for spectators. Easy and fun, though we were warned to watch out for drunk skaters if we come back at night :)⁠ Cozy up…