NYC Weekend Events for Aug 7-9

With New Yorkers settling into the new normal, more and more of our favorite places are opening up for masked and socially distanced fun. Cool off at one of the NYC pools that have opened, or grab a delicious cone at one of these ice cream shops for kids. And don’t forget about these drive in movies! There are a ton more events happening for kids around the city.  Scroll down for your choice of at-home and in person events happening this weekend below!

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Connected Arts Virtual Summer Classes

A talented team of teaching artists have committed to providing another incredible week of building community and making art – online. The August session will feature more Suzuki course offerings, music improv classes, and music tech for minors. Plus, creative writing and visual arts classes for all ages.

Lincoln Center Pop-Up Classroom

Led by some of world’s best artists and educators, each creative learning activity utilizes simple materials found at home to help families with children explore a variety of art forms.

Cook with Rachael Ray and Friends

This interactive online cooking camp will bring kids and their families into the kitchen with their favorite culinary stars and celebrity guests – live, every day for a summer program you won’t want to miss!

Broadway Teaches Kids

Broadway Teaches Kids is a virtual summer camp with an arts focus, for students 5-12 years old, taught by talented professional artists who are also wonderful educators.

We Keep Growing

Create living sculptures seeds and natural materials to document and celebrate personal growth. Place your vessel in an ecosystem full of symbols of what helps you thrive.

Outdoor Art Table with Private Picassos

They’re bringing the Studio outside! Perfect for ages 2 and up, these projects will be available on a first come, first served basis: Mixed Media Clay Sculptures, Wood & Wire Sculptures, Watercolor Exploration, and Faux Dino Terrariums. Space is limited, with room for a max of 4 kids at a time.

LIVE Virtual Aquarium Tour

Armed with cameras and headphones, science guides will take you beyond the “Staff Only” signs and show you what it takes to run an Aquarium.

Laurie Berkner Family Concert

Sing, dance, and play interactive games through your device with Laurie Berkner as she performs your favorite songs, interacts with you through the computer, and brings in a few surprises – from her house to yours!

A Sonnet a Day from Sir Patrick Stewart

Engage your child with Shakespeare! Sir Patrick Stewart posts a daily reading of a Shakespearean sonnet on his Instagram page.

 

There are tons more events on our calendar – be sure to check them out all week long!

 

–  Jesseca Stenson

 

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