Boundless: 10 Years of Seeding Black Comic Futures

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture 515 Malcolm X Boulevarrd,

Celebrate the tenth anniversary of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture’s Black Comic Book Festival with photographs, memorabilia, creator highlights, comic book reading stations, and clips from past festival programs. Drawn from the Schomburg Center’s archival collections, this exhibition illuminates the long history of Black comics and sequential art creators and their motivations…

Divine Pathways

Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine 1047 Amsterdam Avenue at West 112th Street,

Walk under a stunning, site-specific textile installation created by artist Anne Patterson for the vaulted Nave of the Cathedral of St. John the Divine. Created in concert with communities and organizations from across the Morningside Heights neighborhood, New York City, and the Episcopal Diocese of New York. Community members are invited to write their hopes,…

Suggested Ages:
🎟 $15/adults, $12/seniors, $10/students (suggested)

Amalia Mesa-Bains: Archaeology of Memory

El Museo Del Barrio 1230 Fifth Avenue at E 105th St,

Look for lots of interesting details (including reminders of Moana) in Mexican-American Amalia Mesa-Bains's groundbreaking, large-scale reimaginations of sacred forms—altares (home altars) and ofrendas (offerings to the dead). A range of materials include desks, mirrors, rocks, religious icons and more. Themes of intersectional feminism, environmentally centered spirituality, and cultural diversity intertwine in this rare overview…

Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly
🎟 $9/adults, $5/students & seniors, free/ages 11 & under (suggested)

Columbia Greenhouse Nursery School Spring Fair

Columbia Greenhouse Nursery School 404 West 116th Street,

This annual spring fair transforms the whole block into a kids' wonderland of games, rides, animals, and family-fun. Music, a magic show, bouncy castles, games, crafts, food and a children's book exchange await.

Suggested Ages: All
🎟 Free admission; fees for rides and activities

World Fish Migration Day on Randall’s Island

Randall's Island 20 Randall’s Island Park,

Join the Randall’s Island Park Alliance’s Natural Areas team as they seine for fish in the Harlem River to celebrate World Fish Migration Day. Learn about the many different species of fish found in the river and help in the fish monitoring process by counting and measuring fish captured in the net. All fish will…

Event Series NYC Discovery Lab

NYC Discovery Lab: Sounds of New York City

Museum of the City of New York 1220 Fifth Avenue at 105th Street,

Explore the sounds that make up New York City and how New Yorkers have captured these sounds to create, communicate, and celebrate with their communities with drop-in activities. Learn about New York City’s soundscape through a matching activity that explores the different calls of street vendors from 200 years ago. Test your knowledge of today’s…

Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly
🎟 Suggested $20, $14/students & seniors, free/ages 19 & under

World Fish Migration Day

Fort Washington Park 311 West 181 Street & Plaza Lafayette,

Wade into the Hudson River to collect and count species of fish at this interactive seining event in partnership with the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory and the Hudson River Sloop Clearwater.

Color Wink Studio First Saturday Family Art Making

Sugar Hill Creamery 184 Lenox Avenue between 119th St & 120th Streets,

Join Color Wink Studio and Sugar Hill Creamery to make some art and enjoy some ice cream. On the first Saturday of every month there will be free drop-in art making for the whole family.

Event Series Family Tour of the Ramble

Family Birding Tour

Central Park, Belvedere Castle Mid park around 79th Street,

Learn about the beauty and fun of birding with this hands-on birding experience for the whole family. Expert guides lead young birders and their grown-ups on an adventure to learn the ins and outs of finding and identifying birds. Along the way, discover the magic of the Park’s castle and one of its charming woodland…

Suggested Ages: 5 to 13
🎟 $15/1 child & 1 adult, $5/additional child

Storytime at The Met Cloisters

The Met Cloisters 99 Margaret Corbin Drive,

Look, listen, sing, and have fun in a castle like setting. Join Met educators and partners from Literacy INC every Tuesday for picture-book readings in English and Spanish connected to objects in the The Met Cloisters collection and to the uptown community. Participants will receive a free book with onsite registration, provided by Literacy INC.…

Suggested Ages: Toddlers to 6
🎟 $30/adults (suggested), $17/students, free/ages 11 & under

Garden Festival: Fantastic Fragrances 

The Met Cloisters 99 Margaret Corbin Drive,

Explore the scent-sational smells of medieval herbs and plants in the gardens at The Met Cloisters at this annual garden festival. Enjoy tours, performances, art making, and more, all with an olfactory twist.  Select activities offered in Spanish.  

Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly
🎟 $30 (suggested), $17/students, free/ages 12 & under

Fyütch Presents History & Culture Stories

Sugar Hill Children’s Museum of Art & Storytelling 898 St. Nicholas Ave at W 155th Street,

Grammy-Nominated Social Justice artist Fyütch returns to Sugar Hill Children's Museuml with a high-energy, dynamic show that aims to uplift. His spirited live show celebrate community, history, and culture through a blend of Hip-Hop, Soul, R&B and pop. Also explore intriguing exhibits and hands-on art activities all day.

Suggested Ages: All
🎟 $9/adults, $4/ages 9-17, 65+

Drop-in Drawing at The Met Cloisters

The Met Cloisters 99 Margaret Corbin Drive,

Experience The Met Cloisters collection through creative drawing challenges in the galleries with expert teaching artists. Materials are provided, but you may bring your own sketchbook. Only pencils are allowed in the galleries. Demonstrations repeat every 30 minutes. For visitors of all ages.

Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly
🎟 $30 (suggested), $17/students, free/ages 12 & under
Event Series Uptown Night Market

Uptown Night Market

Under the Arches W 133rd St & Twelfth Ave,

Shop an array of food and drink vendors representing the borough plus enjoy live music and performances. The majority of these small business owners people of color, women, and LGBTQ vendors.

Family Afternoon—Explore Medieval Music at The Met Cloisters

The Met Cloisters 99 Margaret Corbin Drive,

Drop in for free, hands-on family fun at the Met Cloisters. Come on an adventure and travel back in time to learn about medieval music. Families with children of all ages and abilities are welcome; recommended for children ages 3–11 years. Materials are provided.  

Suggested Ages: All
🎟 $30 (pay-what-you-wish for NY residents), $17/students, free/ages 12 & under
Event Series Riverside Park Birding Club

Riverside Park Birding Club

Riverside Park at W 116th St W 116th Street & Riverside Drive,

Join monthly walks through birding hotspots in Riverside Park, led by Riverside Park Conservancy Field Staff. Learn and build a birding community. Open to birders of all ages and experience. Meet at 116th Street and Riverside Drive.

Uptown Shakespeare in the Park: A Midsummer Night’s Dream & Vendor Pop-ups

Marcus Garvey Park Mount Morris Park West,

Classical Theatre of Harlem 's production of Shakespeare's beloved comedy is set at the height of the Harlem Renaissance. Explore a tale of four young lovers, a troupe of rude mechanicals, and mischievous fairies all embroiled in romantic chaos within the mystical forest. Vendor popups will be available before most shows featuring local artisans, cooks,…