Things To Do In New York This Weekend With Kids + BONUS Father’s Day Guide, Jun 16th – 18th, 2017

Bronx Zoo Treetop Adventure Climb And Zipline


Why not plan something active this weekend drop in the Bronx Zoo, 2300 Southern Boulevard, Bronx, New York, 10460 on Friday, June 16th, 2017 to Sunday, June 18th, 2017 from 10:00 am to 5:30 pm. The adventure continues every day until October.
Phone: (718) 220-5100

Do your kids want to play like Tarzan? It’s all here right here in the Bronx. This summer venture along the Bronx River with ropes course, and dual ziplines. The first challenge is to Climb Bronx Zoo Treetop, in which you should make attempts to climb some elements set in the forest canopy. The challenging obstacles, including rope bridges, wobbly bridges, tightrope walks, and more. The aerial courses are colored based on the skill level, such as beginners are coded yellow, intermediate as green, and so on. The second adventure is the Zipline Treetop Adventure this amazing ride takes you with dual, side-by-side ziplines that cross the Bronx River and return Ziplines travel 50 feet above the Bronx River. The Bronx Zoo uses state of the art harness equipment and safety systems to enjoy the thrill with no fear. They provide instructions to participate and most importantly the participants must be of the age 7 & up, an average height between 50 and 275 lbs. The general admission is $19.95, for children 3 to 12 $12.95, and free for children 3 and under.

Celebrate Father’s Day at CMA!


Make your dad feel special here at Children’s Museum of the Arts,103 Charlton Street, New York on Friday, June 16th, 2017 from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. The celebration continues until June 18th, 2017.
Phone: (212) 274-0986

Come along with your loveable Dads and Granddads to CMA on Father’s Day, June 18th. Celebrate with them using the Fine Art printing press, little ones can create and design memory scrapbooks with their Fathers on this special holiday. Or budding artists can make their own piece of art to show their love for their dads with this cute gift. On June 17th and 18th from 11 am to 4:45 pm take part in this event “Breathing Life into Masks” In this workshop the budding artists can create their own style of kinetic mask with holes where the mouthpiece and nose openings are using yarns, feathers or thin strips of paper to push air through in order to produce movement while breathing. Ideal for kids of the age 5 and up. The price is included with museum admission.

Danza Debuts: Virgil Gadson and Cassie Nordgren


Love dancing the hop in the United Palace of Cultural Arts, 4140 Broadway, New York, 10033 on Friday, June 16th, 2017 from 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm.
Phone: (212) 568-1157

“Danza Debuts,” is a program that features emerging choreographers. The two choreographers are Virgil Gadson, a top 4 finalist on “So You Think You Can Dance?” Season 12 and Cassie Nordgren, who curated our “Danza Highbridge” festival last year. The program commences with a performance by students from Dance Project of Washington Heights. At 7 pm, the public is invited to have a sneak peek of the United Palace’s new professional dance studios.The evening features The Last Bite the story is a based on two singles who become instant friends at a wedding reception full of couples. They feel intense pressure when they had to justify being single. Dancers in “The Last Bite” have performed in various shows, including Wicked, Fiddler on the Roof, and so on. DAYDREAMER’S SOUL-Virgil Gadson is an entertaining musical performance based on the journey on his life growing up as a dancer it is choreographed by Virgil Gadson. Kids of all ages are welcome, the tickets are $10 online, $15 at the door and free for kids.

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