Rock And Roll Playhouse: Bob Marley

Brooklyn Bowl 61 Wythe Ave, Brooklyn

Join a kid-friendly rock concert celebration. Groove to the songs of Bob Marley played by the Brooklyneers. Loud (bring hearing protection earmuffs for sensitive ears) with lots of dancing. Doors open at 11 am. Order pizza, salads, ribs, milkshakes, burgers and more from the in-house Blue Ribbon. Stay and bowl for $30/half hour in high-tech…

Suggested Ages: All
🎟 $16, free/ages 1 & under

AAPI Rhythm & Art Fest

Atlantic Terminal Mall 139 Flatbush Ave, Brooklyn

Celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) heritage through performance and art. From 12-2 pm, discover the art of calligraphy with New York Chinese Cultural Center's expert instructors. Teaching artists demonstrate and explain the relationship between ancient Chinese pictographs and their modern-day ideographs. Learn to write simple characters. From 1-2 pm, enjoy an interactive theatrical…

PJ Library’s 18th Birthday Party

Commonpoint Queens 67-09 108th Street, Forest Hills

PJ Library hosts a Mitzvah Madness Birthday Party that includes a family concert with Rebecca Schoffer of 92NY Shababa and a book festival showcasing some of PJ Library's favorite storybooks. Families can participate in mitzvah projects, including creating care packages for local food pantries and sending cards to a community center in Israel.

Strawberry Festival

Brick Presbyterian Church Park Ave & E 91st Street,

Enjoy live music, scrumptious food and kids' activities at a beloved spring tradition.

Friendship Circle Carnival

East 77th Street E 77th Street between York & First Avenues,

Bumper cars, inflatables, face painting and other carnival staples take over E 77th Street in support of children with special needs. Kosher food, including hot dogs and burgers, available for purchase.

Suggested Ages: All
🎟 Free entry, fees for rides & games

The Kickstarter Festival

MacDonough Street Between Malcolm X & Stuyvesant, Brookyln

​Kickstarter is coming to Bed-Stuy for a day filled with live DJ music, good food, great vibes, and shopping from local businesses. ​15 years ago, in the heart of Bed-Stuy, Kickstarter launched with a simple mission: to help people bring their creative ideas to life. ​In celebration of 15 years of helping people put their…

Event Series Hypebeast Flea New York

Hypebeast Flea New York

Greenpoint Terminal 73 West Street, Brooklyn

Shop over 30 curated local brands in a two-day retail experience. Explore a variety of curated fashion, food, art, and design items. Depop will have its own dedicated space with 6 local top sellers “popping up”, each with their own curated, shoppable closets. Depop will also be giving away $10,000 worth of one-of-a-kind, Depop-sourced pieces…

Greek Jewish Festival

Kehila Kedosha Janina Synagogue and Museum 280 Broome St between Allen and Eldridge,

Celebrate the unique Romaniote and Sephardic heritage of the Jews of Greece. Experience a feast for the senses including authentic kosher Greek foods and homemade Greek pastries, traditional dance performances with live Greek and Sephardic music, an outdoor marketplace full of vendors, arts and educational activities for kids, and much more.

Event Series PuppetWorks

Jack & the Beanstalk

Puppetworks 338 6th Ave, Brooklyn

Puppetworks marionettes' brings the classic tale to life with an original song score & a "live" Giant Advance reservations recommended. Strollers must be left on the porch outside (camera monitored). Also at 2:30 pm.

Suggested Ages: 3 to 13
🎟 $10-$11

Art-Making Workshop: Families in the ASL Community

The Jewish Museum 1109 Fifth Avenue at 92nd Street,

Families in the ASL community with kids ages 5 — 12 are invited to explore the exhibition Scenes from the Collection and create art inspired by the works on view. Voice interpretation will be provided. Due to limited capacity, the space is reserved for Deaf, Hard of Hearing, CODA and family members. All Access programs…

Event Series Rubin Family Sundays

Rubin Family Sundays: Blossoming Beyond Borders

Rubin Museum of Art 150 W 17 Street,

Join an afternoon of creativity and self-exploration for both kids and grown-ups in the interactive Mandala Lab. Each month explores a new theme, with related art-making. Create pop-up cards inspired by lotuses that represents overcoming obstacles and being the best you can be. A common motif in Buddhist art, lotuses grow out of muddy, murky…

Met Opera Spring Open House

Lincoln Center W 65th Street & Broadway,

Join an an immersive quest experience presented by The Metropolitan Opera and Mythik Camps prior to the May 19 performance of Gluck’s Orfeo ed Euridice. Explore the extraordinary tale of Orpheus and Euridice by discovering clues, completing missions, and participating in mythology-inspired activity stations around the opera house led by members of the Met’s backstage and…

Suggested Ages: 5 to 14+
🎟 $51-$370

Spring Fling

The Shops at Columbus Circle 10 Columbus Circle,

Celebrate spring with an afternoon of family-friendly programming including: • Live jazz performances curated by Lincoln Center Jazz • Upcycled jewelry making with MADMyseym • Bird trivia and spotting tips & tricks with Central Park • Mini floral bouquet constructing and light bites & sips with Whole Foods • Exclusive shopping & dining offers

Event Series Sister Act

Sister Act

Harlem School of the Arts 645 St. Nicholas Avenue At W 141st Street,

The Harlem School of the Arts presents its end-of-the-year musical, with students performing a hilarious musical about a siren songstress who becomes a woman of God under very odd circumstances.

Suggested Ages: 5 to 14+, Adult Friendly
🎟 $28.50, $12.50/students

Spring Overlook Concerts

Riverside Drive Overlook 116th Street & Riverside Drive,

Bring a blanket and a snack and listen to music from the French Cookin’ Blues Band with a Hudson River view.

Sunday Art Hang

Brooklyn Museum 200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn

Explore Brooklyn Museum's galleries and collections as a family, from ancient Egyptian masterpieces to contemporary artworks. Look closely at a collection object and create art inspired by the work. Also take a trip to Artland: An Installation by Do Ho Suh and Children in the Education Gallery and add to this colorful world. Imagine, create, and…

Suggested Ages: All
🎟 $20/adults, $10/seniors & students, free/ages 19 & under
Event Series STREB: Ringside

STREB: Ringside

Streb 51 N 1st St Broklyn, Brooklyn

See STREB Extreme Actions'unique blend of athleticism, skill, daring in a new dance show featuring its latest Action Machine, SURF—a thrilling apparatus designed to evoke the power and turbulence of maverick waves. The company is renowned for its death-defying stunts and high-energy, physically demanding performances that challenge traditional notions of dance and push the boundaries…

Suggested Ages: 5 to 14+, Adult Friendly
🎟 $25-$50