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Yeah, that's snow on the ground.

2014-04-16

You guys...it's my first day back in the city from Passover, and there is a frosty white substance all over the trees + ground. Whatever. I'm sure we've all got bigger fish to fry - like keeping the kids entertained if you're home for spring break this week. You can drop in for crafts, check out the Makers Festival at CMOM, visit the new Pterosaurs exhibit at AMNH and more. Just use our calendar to find a million great places to go. By the way, you've probably heard about Faberge's Big Egg Hunt unless you live under a very large rock. Well, you can finally view all 260 gorgeous Faberge eggs in one place starting on Friday.

 
Events We Love This Week!
Events for Thursday, April 17th
  • Pterosaurs: Flight in the Age of Dinosaurs

    Pterosaurs: Flight in the Age of Dinosaurs

    Discover a world where pterosaurs soared overhead in this exciting new exhibition.

    Ages: All Ages
    Cost: $22.00 to $35.00
    When: April 5, 2014 - January 4, 2015
  • Bronx Zoo Dinosaur Safari

    Bronx Zoo Dinosaur Safari

    More than two-dozen animatronic dinosaurs up to 40 feet long will move, snarl, roar and spit.

    Ages: All Ages
    Cost: $17.95 to $29.95
    When: April 12 - November 2, 2014
  • Craft Studio Walk-Ins

    Craft Studio Walk-Ins

    Feeling crafty, but don't want to deal with a mess? These guys offer a wide variety of walk-in painting options during the week.

    Ages: All Ages
    Cost: $16.95
    When: Daily. Hours vary.
  • City As Canvas

    City As Canvas

    This expansive street art collection of Martin Wong includes notables such as Keith Haring, Lee Quinones, LADY PINK + FUTURA 2000.

    Ages: All Ages
    Cost: Free to $20.00
    When: February 4 - August 24
  • Storytime in Nolen Library

    Storytime in Nolen Library

    Start with a book, then learn to look! Toddlers look, listen, and have fun with picture books in Nolen Library.

    Ages: For ages 1 to 7
    Cost: Free
    When: Monday - Friday 10:30AM + 3:00PM; Sunday @ 2:00PM.
  • The Power of Poison

    The Power of Poison

    This striking new exhibition explores poison's paradoxical roles in nature, human health and history, literature, and myth.

    Ages: For ages 7 and up
    Cost: Free to $35.00
    When: November 16 - August 10
  • Little Athletes Exploration Center

    Little Athletes Exploration Center

    Babies and toddlers can crawl, roll, jump, and explore!

    Ages: For ages infants to 4
    Cost: $12.00 to $155.00
    When: Open Daily. See enclosed for hours.
  • Bessie's Big Shot

    Bessie's Big Shot

    It's a bird ... it's a plane ... no ... it's Bessie the Cow in the latest production at the Swedish Cottage in Central Park!

    Ages: All Ages
    Cost: $7.00 to $10.00
    When: January 14th - June 29th. See available showtimes.
  • Open Play @ Elliott's Gymnastics

    Open Play @ Elliott's Gymnastics

    A very gently priced open play session that non-members are welcome to attend.

    Ages: All Ages
    Cost: Free to $15.00
    When: Mondays,Tuesdays, Thursdays @ 12:15PM-2:15PM; Wednesdays @ 12:15PM-1:15PM
  • Wee Arts Studio

    Wee Arts Studio

    Drop into these Wee Arts classes for children under the age of 5 years without having to preregister.

    Ages: For ages infants to 5
    Cost: $20.00 to $25.00
    When: Monday, Wednesday - Friday @ 10:45AM-12:00PM
  • Dark Universe

    Dark Universe

    The museum's newest space show explores an amazing new age of cosmic discovery.

    Ages: For ages 5 and up
    Cost: $8.50 to $13.50
    When: Opens November 2, 2013
  • Moosiki Kids Music Class

    Moosiki Kids Music Class

    "Grownup-and-me" style music classes for adults and children ages 4 months to 4 years.

    Ages: For ages infants to 4
    Cost: $25.00
    When: Thursdays, 4:00PM-4:45PM
  • Infant + Toddler Story Time

    Infant + Toddler Story Time

    Twice weekly, half-hour story times that are free + open to the public.

    Ages: For ages infants to 3
    Cost: Free
    When: Wednesdays + Thursdays @ 10:30AM
  • Kids Discovery Stations

    Kids Discovery Stations

    Drop by the Fragrance Garden @ BBG to learn about amazing plants, meet composting worms + read garden stories.

    Ages: For ages 3 and up
    Cost: Free to $10.00
    When: Tuesdays-Saturdays @ 10:30AM; Sundays @ 1:00PM (April 5-June 6)
  • Cabinets of Wonder

    Cabinets of Wonder

    CMA presents the work of contemporary artists who collect and re-display familiar objects from nature and every day life.

    Ages: For ages infants to 0
    Cost: Free
    When: February 4th - June 1st, 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Exploration Stations @ MCNY

    Exploration Stations @ MCNY

    Join in for free history and art activities-with snacks -on weekends and school vacation days this spring.

    Ages: For ages 6 to 12
    Cost: Free to $20.00
    When: See select dates, 11:00AM-2:00PM
  • Play Time @ Art Farm In The City

    Play Time @ Art Farm In The City

    All ages can drop in for animal time, arts & crafts and creative play in the playroom.

    Ages: For ages 6 and up
    Cost: $20.00
    When: Monday - Thursday, 12:30pm - 3:30pm
  • Rockin' With Andy!

    Rockin' With Andy!

    Forty-five minutes of fun for babies and toddlers 0-18 months of age.

    Ages: For ages infants to 2
    Cost: $20.00
    When: Thursdays @ 12:00PM
  • Yak Packers Early Childhood Art Making

    Yak Packers Early Childhood Art Making

    Crafts, play, story telling and gallery trips inspired by the Rubin's beautiful Himalayan art.

    Ages: For ages 2 to 4
    Cost: $10.00
    When: Wednesdays & Thursdays @ 10:30 AM
  • Wee Warriors by Lil Yogi's NYC

    Wee Warriors by Lil Yogi's NYC

    This 45 minute class incorporates a warm up, a yoga adventure, yoga games, a yoga story and relaxation.

    Ages: For ages infants to 3
    Cost: Free to $40.00
    When: Thursdays,10:30AM-11:15AM
  • Tiny Poets Time

    Tiny Poets Time

    A weekly poetry reading for toddlers.

    Ages: For ages 2 to 4
    Cost: Free
    When: Thursdays @ 10:00AM
  • The Butterfly Conservatory

    The Butterfly Conservatory

    The butterflies are back for their 16th year!!!

    Ages: All Ages
    Cost: Free to $33.00
    When: October 12, 2013-May 26, 2014
  • Target Design Kids Tuesday & Thursday Toddler Programs

    Target Design Kids Tuesday & Thursday Toddler Programs

    Make a date to play, dream, and build with your toddlers + preschoolers.

    Ages: For ages 2 to 5
    Cost: Free
    When: Tuesdays & Thursdays @ 10:00AM + 11:30AM
  • Universoul Circus @ Aviator Sports

    Universoul Circus @ Aviator Sports

    An acrobatic Pole Act from Cuba, Heaven the Human Beat Box, a Magic Cat Illusion featuring live Tigers + more.

    Ages: All Ages
    Cost: $18.50 to $21.00
    When: April 10-27. See available showtimes.
  • Angelina Ballerina

    Angelina Ballerina

    Angelina and her friends are planning an absolutely positively spectacular dance pageant - the best in all of Mouseland!

    Ages: For ages 2 to 10
    Cost: $39.50 to $59.50
    When: Saturdays + Sundays @ 1:30PM + 3:30PM (thru 4/23)
  • New York International Children's Film Festival

    New York International Children's Film Festival

    If you're home for spring break, enjoy these beautiful, groundbreaking, thought-provoking films from around the world for children ages 3-18.

    Ages: For ages 3 to 18
    Cost: Free
    When: April 11 - 17. See available showtimes.
  • New York International Auto Show

    New York International Auto Show

    Instagram photos of yourself draped over the sexiest of this year's automotive superstars.

    Ages: All Ages
    Cost: $5.00 to $15.00
    When: April 15 - 27. Hours vary daily.
  • Peace, Love & Cupcakes The Musical

    Peace, Love & Cupcakes The Musical

    Kylie's classmates at her new school avoid her like the Creature from the Black Lagoon so she starts the Cupcake Club!

    Ages: For ages 6 to 12
    Cost: $30.00
    When: Sat. Mar 15th, - Sun. Apr 27th
  • Culinary Kids Food Festival

    Culinary Kids Food Festival

    A family-friendly, weeklong food festival celebrating the relationships among plants, farms, and your favorite foods.

    Ages: All Ages
    Cost: Free to $20.00
    When: April 14 - 21, 10:00AM-5:00PM
  • The Orchid Show @ NYBG

    The Orchid Show @ NYBG

    The Enid A. Haupt Conservatory's sprawling glasshouse galleries are transformed into a modernist Key West estate garden.

    Ages: All Ages
    Cost: $12.00 to $25.00
    When: March 1 - April 21, 2014
  • Bello Mania

    Bello Mania

    Returning to the New Vic stage (and his 44-foot sway pole), Bello delivers brand new wacky antics and favorite daredevil tricks.

    Ages: For ages 4 and up
    Cost: $14.00 to $48.00
    When: April 4-20. See available showtimes.
  • Celebrate Earth Week

    Celebrate Earth Week

    Spend your spring break week at BCM celebrating all things green and sustainable.

    Ages: All Ages
    Cost: Free
    When: April 13 - 20
  • The Amazing Max & The Box of Interesting Things

    The Amazing Max & The Box of Interesting Things

    This fast-paced, humorous magic show has kids dazzled and the whole family giggling.

    Ages: For ages 4 and up
    Cost: $34.50 to $59.50
    When: Select Saturdays + Sundays. See available showtimes.
  • Spring Break @ MOMA

    Spring Break @ MOMA

    Looking for fun things to do with your family during spring break? MOMA has great options for every day of the week.

    Ages: For ages 5 and up
    Cost: Free to $25.00
    When: April 14 - 18. Times vary.
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