UWS & HARLEM AGENDAS

Nicolas Holiber: Birds on Broadway, the Audubon Sculpture Project

Ten oversized sculptures of New York City birds in danger of extinction roost on the UWS Broadway malls. Brookyln-based artist Nicolas Holiber painted but did not weatherproof reclaimed lumber, allowing for the city’s natural forces to affect it, highlighting the environmental challenges faced by each species.

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. A self-taught historian of culture, art, and fashion, Sui samples music, books, exhibitions, movies, time periods,…

L’Arte Del Gelato Stands

Artisanal Sicilian/Chelsea Market gelato shop sets up carts in the summer in front of cultural destinations across NYC including Lincoln Center, Alice Tully Hall and the Guggenheim. Gelato and sorbet flavors vary; if you’re lucky they’ll have Nocciola delle Langhe (hazelnut).

Dance Safari

Join a guided walk in search for site-specific dances choreographed for Riverside Park South by local dance groups. Wear comfortable shoes. A family favorite of ours.

T. rex: The Ultimate Predator

Learn about entire tyrannosaur superfamily and the amazing story of the iconic dinosaur through stunning life-sized models, fossils and casts, and engaging interactives. Visitors ages 12 and up can enjoy an immersive multiplayer virtual reality experience developed exclusively for this exhibition.

American Museum of Natural History Discovery Room

Explore artifacts and specimens, hang-out inside a giant tree, put together puzzles, build a dinosaur fossil and conduct scientific experiments in an enclosed hands-on space. Free timed tickets are available at the Discovery Room entrance (first floor by West 77th Street).  During the school year Discovery Room hours are: Monday – Thursday 1:30 p.m. –…

Puss in Boots

See a classic story with a twist at historic, cozy Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre. Looking for a change, sly cat Puss dons a snazzy pair of boots and sets off on a magical journey, proving himself a caring friend to his owner Fergus Mundingle. Short and sweet and a good starter shows for toddlers –…

Orwashers UWS

Choose from salads, sandwiches, amazing healthy artisanal bread and not-so-healthy pastries at the new UWS outpost of the 100+-year-old Orwashers Bakery with counter service and seating.

Dynamic H2O

Cool off at a splashy water exhibit with 800 sq. ft. of of hands-on interactives and colorful graphics. Children can trace the path of New York City’s water as they play and explore. Learn about the water cycle, pretend to fish, pump water to the top of a skyscraper, create a 92 mile aqueduct and…

The Brownstone School Annual Fall Fun Fair

Enjoy bounce houses, rides & games, live music, food from local vendors, arts & crafts and much more at a community-based event open to all families. Join a scooter/bike parade at 12:30 pm. Ribbons and garland available for children to decorate their rides.

Uptown GRANDSCALE mural project

Uptown artists transformed three blocks of fencing located adjacent to the 125th Street Metro-North station into a canvas for murals that support and uplift the community.

SUPER SÁBADO: Pa’ Puerto Rico de Corazon

Celebrate the resilience and valuable contributions of Puerto Rican and Nuyorican artists, activists and educators with a day of art-making, storytelling, and guided tours. Features an installation by multidisciplinary visual artist Adrián “Viajero” Román, a movement workshop with Milteri Tucker Concepción and the Bombazo Dance Company, and an interactive workshop with Valor y Cambio, a…

Party On Park

Park Avenue from 125th to 116th streets is car-free and open for biking, strolling, dancing and more. See the Grandscale Mural Project in action – catch some 20 more artists at work. Enjoy music D.J. TedSmooth, performances by the Story Pirates, free bike helmet giveaways, bounce houses, giveaways, food and more.

The Met Cloisters

We love exploring this castle-like museum overlooking the Hudson River in northern Manhattan’s Fort Tyron Park. A branch of the Met dedicated to the art, architecture, and gardens of medieval Europe has secret passages, peaceful gardens, golden treasure, fabulous family programs on select weekends and lots of depictions of animals including intricate unicorn tapestries (warning,…

Parent and Me Yoga

Join free yoga for children and their parents/caregivers with Christina Shablak, a certified children’s instructor. All children are welcome with a parent or caregiver. Please arrive early, and bring a towel or yoga mat. Please note: The ground is sloped and there are uneven spots. Rain or wet ground cancels.

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