Family Friendly Events

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Greenwich Village Orchestra Family Concert
Address: East Village, Third Street Music School 235 E 11th St New York, NY 10003
Date: 12/17/2017 from 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM
The GVO’s popular Family Concert features Prokofiev’s classic children’s story Peter and the Wolf, plus other favorites. With great music, audience participation, and instrument petting zoo at the reception after the concert, there will be fun for the whole family.
Mr. G Family Concert
Address: The Jewish Museum 1109 5th Ave at 92nd St New York, NY 10128
Date: 12/17/2017 from 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Join Latin Grammy winning children's musician Mister G (Ben Gundersheimer) for an interactive and high energy Hanukkah concert with music spanning genres from bluegrass to bossa nova, funk to folk. Hear new twists on holiday songs from his Parents Choice Gold award-winning album, The Mitzvah Bus, along with catchy tunes from his many bilingual albums including Los Animales that will have kids, parents, and grandparents dancing in the aisles.
Brooklyn Children’s Museum’s 9th Annual Celebrate Kwanzaa Program!
Address: Brooklyn Children\'s Museum 145 Brooklyn Avenue Brooklyn, NY 11213
Date: 12/30/2017 from 11:00 AM to 4:45 PM
Join us for the 9th year of New York City’s largest family Kwanzaa celebration from December 26th to December 30th at Brooklyn Children’s Museum. Over five days of culture and fun, families will learn about this African-American holiday and explore Kwanzaa’s seven principles of unity; self-determination; collective work and responsibility; cooperative economics; purpose; faith; and creativity.
Annual Winter Family Festival At The Cathedral Of St. John The Divine
Contact: 212-316-7540, [email protected]
Address: ACT Community Gym at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine 1047 Amsterdam Avenue New York, NY 10025
Date: 1/06/2018 from 11:00 AM to 3:30 PM
Families with children of all ages are welcome to enjoy a day out of the cold with fun, free events including face painting, crafts, games, storytelling and singalongs! Kids from toddlers to tweens will explore a bouncy house, take part in art projects, and get up close and personal with cold-blooded friends at a reptile show. The Winter Festival also serves as an open house for all the upcoming and year-round ACT-tivities, giving families the opportunity to take tours and meet the staff.
Best Of Family Music Showcase
Address: Symphony Space 2537 Broadway New York, NY 10025
Date: 1/27/2018 from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
In this exciting special event, Symphony Space will highlight some of the very best music of the year, in a morning featuring artists nominated for the 2018 GRAMMY Award for Best Children's Album. The 2018 nominees and participants for this concert will be: Gustafer Yellowgold, Justin Roberts, Lisa Loeb, Alphabet Rockers. The event will be hosted by SiriusXM's Kenny Kurtis. Come to the show, then tune in the next day to watch the GRAMMYs and see the winner!