Things To Do In New York This Weekend With Kids, Jan 5th – Jan 7th, 2018 - Kid 101

Things To Do In New York This Weekend With Kids, Jan 5th – Jan 7th, 2018

Our Senses: An Immersive Experience

Interact with your own senses at the American Museum of Natural History, Central Park West at 79th Street, New York 10024-5192 on Saturday, January 6, 2018 and Sunday, January 7, 2018 from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

Phone: 212-769-5100

Now kids can explore and learn a lot using their senses at this innovative program called Our Senses which hosts eleven interactive galleries that are intended to test your kid’s perceptions. They have a special room with changing lights that will display an array of different images depending on which light they project from red, blue, or green. At another space, they will let visitors check this time in black and white so that you can reveal what happens when the senses disagree. Your eyes will see walls and a floor that seems to be curved and rippled but your feet will feel a flat surface beneath. The subject covers how our brain fills in gaps, resolves conflicts, corrects errors, and triggers memories, what happens when our senses conflicts, how our brain focuses attention on particular cues and details and much more. This event is suitable for kids of all Ages. The exhibit will cost $ 28 for adults, $ 22.50 for students or seniors, $ 16.50 for children of the age 2–12; the gen admission is included with this price.

All Aboard With Thomas and Friends

All Aboard With Thomas and Friends at The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx River Parkway and Fordham Road, Bronx, New York 10458 until Sunday, January 21, 2017 at various times.

Phone: 718-817-8700

Thomas and Friends are pulling into the station. Don’t miss the opportunity to meet the Really Useful Engine and get your photo taken. Join Thomas on a fun-filled, sing-along performance, Thomas’ Budding Adventure, where kids will help Thomas discover the steps to grow a beautiful garden! Be sure to bring your camera to capture the special day. If you have a Mastercard, then on January 7, 14, or 15, get the best seats for the All Aboard with Thomas & Friends mini-performance and be first in line for a meet-and-greet with Thomas after the show. Seating is limited. Advance online ticket reservations recommended. General admission is from $ 23.

Family Day: Building Bridges (Morning Session)

Budding architects should step in at the Center for Architecture, 536 LaGuardia Place, New York 10012 on Saturday, January 06, 2018 from 11am to 1pm.

Phone: (212) 683-0023 

Email: info@aiany.org

New York City is known for its remarkable bridges, listing from the significant Brooklyn Bridge to moving bridges on working waterways, to pedestrian bridges that is ahead of its time. Little ones can come up with the innovative ideas of the bridges they would like to design for NYC. This event will enable the entire family to learn about different types of bridges and how they work. Kids can then design their own bridges to cover the width of one of NYC’s rivers, canals or busy streets. This wonderful event is suitable for children of the age 5-13 years old, accompanied by an adult. The entry fee costs $ 12 per child and $ 6 per adult.

Wellness Workshop: Yoga Nidra and Sound Bath

Wellness Workshop: Yoga Nidra and Sound Bath will be taking place at Wave Hill House in Wave Hill, West 249th Street and Independence Avenue, Bronx, New York on Saturday, January 6, 2018 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm.

Yoga Nidra, or yogic sleep, is a healing practice that deepens relaxation, releases tension and helps to strengthen the immune system. During the winter, cold, damp and dark conditions outdoors may manifest inside our bodies as feelings of stiffness, sluggishness and low energy. Using breath work and restorative poses enhanced by the sounds of sacred singing bowls, teachers from Yoga Haven guide you to awaken your mind while bringing warmth and balance to your body. If you need to relax your body and mind, join the workshop. The workshop will cost $ 55 for non-member and $ 45 for Wave Hill Member.

Origami Holiday Tree

Spread that cute smile on your kids lovely faces by dropping in at the American Museum of Natural History, Central Park West at 79th Street, New York until Sunday, January 07, 2018 at 10:00 am.

It’s the last chance to take a look at this seasons Origami tree. This is a well-known annual tradition and major crowd puller, the beautifully decorated Origami Holiday Tree is a true delight for kids to see and enjoy. This is a colorful and cheerful sign that indicates the beginning of the holiday season for decades. Volunteers, including local, national, and international origami artists, fold year-round, contributing to a collection of over 1,000 models that will stand tall on the tree. Each year this 13-foot-tree will showcase a different theme relating to the Museum’s special exhibitions or to its collections, which includes about 33 million artifacts and specimens. During this holiday season, volunteers will be available to teach visitors of all ages origami, the art of paper folding. Kids of all ages are welcome. Do not miss this last opportunity. The price is included with paid admission, General admission will cost $ 27 for adults, $ 22 for students, $ 16 for children ages 2-12.

Pause/Play

Release the stress at the 14th Street Y, 344 E 14th Street, New York on Saturday, January 6, 2018 from 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm.

Email: info@14StreetY.org

PAUSE/PLAY events are family friendly and feature activities for the whole family. Just imagine what if you could pause your busy lives and enjoy everything the downtown community has to offer, this is possible at PAUSE/PLAY. Parents and kids can bounce into the Family Fit Day which is the most beloved bounce house that will be held all afternoon in the Gym. Families can swim and practice yoga at the downstairs. Wind up with a Disco Dance Party it’s a fun way to shed off those holiday calories! Kids of all ages can take part in this event. The price of tickets when purchased in advance costs $ 10 for adults, $ 5 for kids under 18 and $ 35 for a family. When purchased at door it costs $ 15 for adults, $ 10 for kids under 18 and $ 45 for family.

Owen and Mzee

Get inspired with the power of true friendship at the Theater at Blessed Sacrament, 152 West 71st Street, New York, Just East of Broadway on Saturday, January 6, 2018 and Sunday, January 7, 2018 at 11:00am.

Come watch a heart-warming true story of two ideal friends, a cute baby hippo called Owen and giant tortoise who is 130 years old named Mzee. When Owen was abandoned after a terrible tsunami, the villagers in Kenya tried a lot to rescue him. Then as a sweet surprise for all, it turns that the orphan hippo and the elderly tortoise adopt each other. Now they share a close relation that they swim, eat, and play together. The most delightful photos e-mailed from friend to friend soon makes them worldwide famous. This is a great way for kids to learn that in time of trouble, friendship can make you strong no matter what the differences are. This play is apt for kids of the age 2-7; the play will cost $ 25 and up.

Sundays at Senesh

Sundays could be fun at Hannah Senesh Community Day School, 342 Smith Street, Brooklyn, New York 11231 on Sunday December 7, 2018 from 9:00am to 12:00pm.

Email: sundays@hannahsenesh.org 

Phone: 718-858-8663.

Sunday morning is the perfect way to enjoy the sunshine, so step out for interactive programs and indoor play space for newborns. Adults can sip hot coffee and have delightful bagels and join with other families from the neighborhood while your toddlers can have fun in their colorful, safe, fully enclosed gym! This open play is an enclosed vast area, a gym that is bathed in light and apt for kids to explore, interact, and discover. This event is ideal for kids of the age 0-5. The admission costs only $ 5 per person.

Teddy Bear Tea

Sip a refreshing tea at the Mount Vernon Hotel Museum and Garden, 421 East 61st Street, New York 10065 on Sunday, January 7, 2018 from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm.

Phone: 212-838-6878

To give company kids can bring their favorite teddy or doll, together they can meet hotel proprietor, Mrs. Woodhull, and date back for a typical day in the 1830s. On this occasion, families try out William’s toys and help Sarah with the laundry. Hop in to relish some fruit tea and yum yum cookies. This program is best suited for kids of the age 3-6. The entrance fee costs only $ 10 for adults and children.

Willy Wonka and The Chocolate Factory

Meet kids’ favorite candy man at the Nitehawk Cinema, 136 Metropolitan Avenue, Brooklyn, New York on Saturday, January 6, 2018 and Sunday, January 7, 2018 at 11:30 am.

Email: info@nitehawkcinema.com

This crazy, imaginative adaptation of Roald Dahl’s essential novel is noted as a memorable childhood classic even today. Including its striking design and remarkable scenes, Mel Stuart’s feature-length version fits in to Gene Wilder and his startling performance as a crazy candy man on the search for an heir to his empire. Come to reawaken the childishness within you and your kids will be in awe with its wonderment. The appropriate age to watch this show varies according to the film screened. The ticket costs $ 12 for adults and $ 9 for kids.

Little New-Yorkers

The little citizens are welcome at the New-York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West, at Richard Gilder Way (77th Street), New York 10024 on Friday, January 5, 2017 from 3:30pm – 4:15 pm.

Email: familyprograms@nyhistory.org

The little New Yorkers can step in to attend an array of classes from spending time with historic toys, a very special Little New-Yorkers hello song, story time, and some creative craft project. During this week at Little New-Yorkers they will narrate And Tango Makes Three and they will talk all about the importance of family. Your little craftier can make a beautiful penguin craft to take home. This program is best suited for kids of the age 3-5. The entry to this event is included with the museum admission.

MOCACREATE: Mix! Paste! Sculpt! Repeat!

This event will take place at the Museum of Chinese in America, 215 Centre Street New York 10013 on Saturday, January 6, 2018 from 1pm – 4pm.

Phone: 855-955-MOCA

Golden Venture is all about the travelers who traveled to America to seek for freedom; this simple word means many things. At first, they were detained, and not sure what could be their future, during this period they created “freedom birds” out of the available materials around them.  Just by incorporating paper, glue, and flour they constructed a paper mache animal stands for freedom, equality, unity, or friendship. Kids of all ages are welcome to have fun and earn here. The regular admission costs $ 10; admission for seniors, students, and children of the age 2 and up is $ 5.

Sunday Fundays

This event will be hosted at Sugar Hill Children’s Museum of Art & Storytelling, 898 Street Nicholas Avenue at 155th Street, New York 10032 on Sunday, January 7, 2018 from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm.

Phone: 212-335-0004

Bang on this Sunday, you can sing, dance and play with the magical musical stories performed by the fabulous Flor Bromley! It’s a great place to be for little bookworms as they can enjoy the weekly Story Hour program. The intimate storytelling presentation highlights a solo performer who hails from the community delighting the ‘little audience’ with a participatory and lively program. Performers who will appear are Laura Bowman, Flor Bromley, Daniel Carlton, Alison Cox, Kelley Kelley, and Carletta Joy Walker. Appropriate for kids of all ages.  The event will cost $ 4 for the youth of the age 9 to 17, $ 4 for seniors, $ 4 for students with ID, $ 7 for adults and free for children of the age 0 to 8.

The Snow Queen

Join the brave young girl on her journey at the New Ohio Theatre, 154 Christopher Street, New York 10014 on until Sunday, January 7, 2018 at 3:00 pm.

Phone: (212) 675-OHIO (6446)

Blessed Unrest breathes cold air into their physical theatre aesthetic to the strange, unknown lands and wild creatures based on Andersen’s adored story. Meet a strong, determined; brave young girl who sets on a tormenting journey to set free her friend from a frozen and unfeeling world.  This act is ideal for kids of the age 7 and up. The general admission costs $25 for all.

Unlimited, MoMath’s mix-n-mingle

Math lovers should drop in at the National Museum of Mathematics, 11 East 26th Street, New York 10010 on Sunday, January 07, 2018 at 6:30 pm.

Phone: (212) 542-0566 

Email: info@momath.org

Math lovers should drop in at the National Museum of Mathematics. It’s a night filled with fun math where kids can learn all easy tricks to solve problems and parents can get together with their old and new buddies. Come join all and enjoy delicious cookies and hot chocolate, and groove on to some great tunes. Never ever miss this exciting program just for 6th through 9th graders. The recommended age to take part in this event is from 6th-9th graders. The price of one ticket costs $15, two tickets cost $20.

Brouhaha

This event will be hosted at the Theater for the New City, 155 1st Avenue, New York (between 9th and 10th) on Friday, January 5, 2018 and Saturday, January 6, 2018 at 8:00 pm and on Sunday, January 7, 2018 at 3:00 pm.

Phone: (212) 868-4444

Brouhaha: A state of social agitation when a tiny occasion leads too uncontrollable commotion. Although initially, it is obvious that the incident occurs with controversies and fuss, later on, it gets irrational. BrouHaHa is a comedic, existential escapade that takes its motivation from the images of refugees fleeing on foot, Edwardian workers, cinematic treasures like Fellini’s La Strada and Bergman’s The Seventh Seal, and the dark comedy of Samuel Beckett. This show is apt for kids of the age 13 and above. The event will cost $25 for general admission and $15 for students and seniors.

Ari The Sing-+a-long Guy

Sing all along at The Knitting Factory, 361 Metropolitan Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11211 on Friday, January 05, 2018 at 11:00 am

Welcome Ari who will lead your little kids in the Sing-a-long, little ones will enjoy an interactive sing-along with a rock-show feel. This sing-along is completely comprised of classic songs that is well known to almost everyone, and also he will teach some new easy songs for your kids to sing happily. For many years, Ari has stirred thousands of young sing along to delve into music, rhythm and party with others! Sing-along’s are ideal for kids of the age 3 months to 5 years. This is a drop-in program no sign-up is required; it costs $ 10 per family.

Big Apple Circus

This event will take place at the Big Apple Circus, Lincoln Center, New York 10019 at 3:00 pm and 7:00 pm on Friday, January 5, 2018, at 11:00 am, 3:00 pm and 7:00 pm on Saturday, January 6, 2018 and at 11:00 am, 3:00 pm on January 7, 2018.

Phone: (212) 257-2330

Big Apple Circus announces a grand Christmas celebration, along with the dare-devil Nik Wallenda who holds the World Record for about 10 times. This unbeatable brave man is titled “The King of The High Wire” and the “Greatest Daredevil of Our Generation.” Nik and the Fabulous Wallendas are here to keep the audiences stuck to the seat with amazement of daring feats that you have never before seen under the Big Apple Circus Big top. The 40th year celebration will be a blast for everyone as the favorite clown, Grandma will be there! So, step right up! The Big Apple Circus will give you a fabulous experience visually and the settings are a compliment with no seat more than fifty feet from the ring! Kids of all ages are welcome; the price ranges from $ 37.50 – $ 129.


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