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…

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)

Gingerbread NYC: The Great Borough Bake-Off

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

See gingerbread displays from top bakeries and amateur bakers from across the city representing “Iconic New York” winter scenes, featuring distinctive buildings, places, or things that represent their neighborhood, community, or borough. A panel of prominent New York City-based bakers, curators, and restaurant owners awarded prizes in a variety of categories, and you’re invited to…

Coca-Cola Winter Wonderland at the Apollo

Apollo Theater 253 W 125th Street,

Under the twinkling lights of its famous marquee, the Apollo hosts holiday-themed activities including picture taking with Santa and amazing performances from local choirs. In the spirit of giving, donate to the Apollo's toy and book drive for children. Bring books CDs, DVDs and toys that are in new or good condition, suitable for boys…

Event Series Senior Center Caroling

Senior Center Caroling

Amsterdam Nursing Home 1060 Amsterdam & West 112th Street,

Sing and spread cheer at a nursing home. Singers of all ages and abilities welcome and greatly appreciated. Great way to feel holiday spirit. Please RSVP via email. Song books provided. Wear red or green or something festive.

Morningside Park Tree Lighting

Morningside Park Morningside Ave, 113th to 115th St,

Join the lighting up of the tallest tree in an NYC park. Enjoy cookies, music and holiday cheer.

Connections: Interactive Gallery Walk

Quisqueya Plaza 238-224 Dyckman St,

Join a festive art project for families and the community. Decorate Christmas ornaments and enjoy hot chocolate. See artworks by 22 artists that speak to the theme of “Connections.” Presented by Inwood Merchant Association and Art on the Ave.

Morris-Jumel Mansion December Saturday

Morris-Jumel Mansion 65 Jumel Terrace,

Enjoy winter activities and a historic mansion. Make mulled spice sachets and listen to Marjorie Eliot and Parlor Entertainment’s jazz performance.

Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly
🎟 $10, free/ages 11 & under

Movies for Minis: Elf + Family Activities

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

Join the Museum of the City of New York for a screening of this hilarious Christmas film about a young orphan child who mistakenly crawls into Santa's bag of gifts on Christmas Eve and is transported back to the North Pole and raised as an elf. Years later Buddy learns he is not really an…

Suggested Ages: 3 to 12
🎟 $5/adults, free/kids
Event Series Winter Recess Family Activities

Winter Recess Family Activities

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

Pick up a scavenger hunt and explore Gingerbread NYC: The Great Borough Bake-Off to see the tantalizing New York-inspired creations of more than 20 bakers. At 11 am, join a reading of a picture book featuring one of the iconic landmarks of New York City included in the Gingerbread exhibition. From 11 am–3 pm, participate in…

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