Jim Henson’s World

Museum of the Moving Image 36-01 35 Avenue at 37 Street, Astoria

Explore Jim Henson’s groundbreaking work for film and television and his transformative impact on popular culture and learn how Henson and his team of builders, performers, and writers brought to…

Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly
🎟 Free with museum admission

NYC Ferry

NYC Various locations,

Travel by state-of-the-art ferry to stops in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, the Bronx, and Staten Island along the East River and Hudson River. Indoor and outdoor seating. Charging stations, concessions, AC/heat and stroller parking available onboard. Travel time varies, from 20 to 60 minutes. Ferry frequency differs by stop; see the online schedules. Some family-friendly destinations include Domino…

Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly
🎟 $2.75, free/kids under 44 inches


New York Hall of Science Flushing Meadow-Corona Park, Queens

Take a glide around an indoor rink in skates or booties for a weather-proof, wintertime experience. The rink is made from Glice, an eco-friendly synthetic plastic surface. Tickets include skates…

Suggested Ages: All
🎟 $32/adults, $29/kids, students & seniors

The Beauty of Ballet: Queens

Queens Theatre 14 United Nations Avenue, Queens

Students from the School of American Ballet – the official school of New York City Ballet – and faculty member Katrina Killian offer a sneak peek inside the classroom to…

Event Series Noguchi Museum Open Studio

Noguchi Museum Open Studio: Belonging

The Noguchi Museum 9-01 33rd Road, Long Island City

Explore the galleries and engage in a related art-making activity in the Education studio. Families are encouraged to work together to explore themes connected to the art on view. No registration is required for this drop-in program. Join before 1:30 pm.

Suggested Ages: All
🎟 $12/adult, $6/student, free/ages 12 & under

Giraffes Can’t Dance – The Musical

Queens Theatre 14 United Nations Avenue, Queens

In this musical adaptation of the beloved children's book, with puppets, African rhythm, and lots of dancing, Gerald the Giraffe learns that his differences are what make him special. All…

Suggested Ages: 3 to 8
🎟 $20
Event Series Art for Families: Unity

Art for Families: Discovery

The Noguchi Museum 9-01 33rd Road, Long Island City

Participate in conversations in the galleries and art-making activities in the Education studio. Use clay to explore the visual and tactile textures of Isamu Noguchi’s sculptures. Space is limited and…

Suggested Ages: 5 to 11
🎟 $24/family

Hands-on History: Counting Sheep

King Manor Museum 150-03 Jamaica Avenue, Queens

Use recycled packing peanuts to create a cheery sheep puppet and learn about the 26 sheep Rufus King had on his property. It may come in handy when you are…

Cardboard Explosion!

Flushing Town Hall 137-35 Northern Blvd, Queens

A one-of-a-kind puppetry experience features four original stories using nothing but cardboard and the power of imagination. With help from the audience, puppeteer Brad Shur transforms simple cardboard shapes into…

Suggested Ages: 5 to 14+
🎟 $15/adults, $12/seniors & students, $8/children

The Rainbow Fish

Queens Theatre 14 United Nations Avenue, Queens

Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia’s vibrant and multi-award-winning new show, includes an original stage adaptation of Marcus Pfister’s colorful story The Rainbow Fish plus two of the author's other tales:…

Suggested Ages: 3 to 8
🎟 $20