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7 New York Family Events You Won’t Want to Miss This Weekend

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Do you have plans for this weekend? If you don’t, you’re going to want to keep reading. If you do, you might want to change them because there are some fantastic family events happening all around the New York area.

There’s even more fun happening in the month of May with Israel Independence Day, Lag B’Omer, and Shavuot. Click here for more info.

Have a great weekend Kvellers!


Yom Ha’atzmaut, Israel Independence Day begins this Monday evening, May 1, and concludes at sundown on Tuesday, May 2

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Brooklyn

 

Shabbat Songs & Stories 
Music, stories, and games for families with children ages 0 – 3, organized by the Kings Bay Y @ Fort Greene/Clinton Hill. Free
Clinton Hill Co-Op School, 87 Irving Pl
Saturday, April 28, 3 – 3:45 p.m.

Brunch & Play! 
A fun-filled morning for families with children ages 5 and under with baby yoga, gymnastics, crafts, music, singing, and brunch food. RSVP requested. Free
Marks JCH of Bensonhurst, 7802 Bay Parkway
Sunday, April 30, 10 a.m. – Noon

Manhattan

 

Ella’s Trip to Israel – Family Concert 
Celebrate Israel’s birthday with a concert by MusicTalks. The book “Ella’s Trip to Israel,” will be narrated by an actress, and will include a sing-a-long of Israeli songs as well as performances of original music written by an Israeli composer. After the show, get up close and personal with the instruments at a musical instrument “petting zoo.” Best for ages 3 – 8. Free
B’nai Jeshurun, 257 W 88th St
Sunday, April 30, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Family Street Fair
Bring the whole family for a fun afternoon with an inflatable obstacle course, climbing wall, bounce houses, crafts, Israeli music & dancing, face-painting, vendors, and more.
76th St btw Amazon & Columbus
Sunday, April 30, Noon – 3 p.m.

Studio Art Sessions: Cityscape Sculpture
Create an original cityscape made out of clay inspired by the exhibit, The Arcades: Contemporary Art & Walter Benjamin. Free with museum admission. Best for ages 3 and up.
The Jewish Museum, 1109 Fifth Ave
Sunday, April 30, 1 – 4 p.m.

Eldridge Street Synagogue & Food Tour
Tour the Eldridge Street synagogue and learn about immigrant life on the Lower East Side followed by a walking tour with stops at the Pickle Guys, Kossars Bialy, and the Sweet Life. Organized by the Stephen Wise Free Synagogue. For families with children in grades K – 5, advance registration requested.
Museum at Eldridge Street, 12 Eldridge St
Sunday, April 30, 2 – 4 p.m.

Westchester


PJ Library Story Time

A morning of singing and PJ Library stories for ages 4 and under. RSVP requested. Free
Westchester Jewish Center, 175 Rockland Ave, Mamaroneck
Sunday, April 30, 11 – 11:45 a.m.

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