NYC Kids Weekend Events: Mar. 11-13

This weekend you’ll have a chance to celebrate Pi Day,  St. Patrick’s Day, and Women’s History Month with workshops, parades, and more. Plus get a jump on spring by bringing the kids to this new playground inspired by nature.  Check out all our top event picks for the weekend below.

Playscape at the Battery

A multi-level discovery landscape for designed for play and inspired by nature. Event Details.

STEMming From Greatness: Women in STEM

CMOM is celebrating Women’s History Month by commemorating pioneering figures whose fearless pursuit of knowledge and innovation have redefined science, technology, arts & design, and mathematics through exciting hands-on projects, sensorial storytelling workshops, experiential activities, and more. Event Details.

Sustainable Sewing Workshop

Learn the basics of hand-stitching and how to use patterns to create a customized and reusable tote bag from recycled materials. Event Details.

Family Fridays at MoMath

Join Alisa Melekhina, internationally ranked chess master and world team championship gold medalist, for an evening exploring the mathematical properties of chess.  Whether you are a chess or math beginner or you’re already a whiz, your whole family will be able to participate in a puzzle competition involving geometric and coordinate-based chess challenges. Event Details.

Wake Up, Daisy

An original story and marionette production, this modern take on Sleeping Beauty is perfect for the whole family. Event Details.

Family Art Project: Early-Bird Mobile

Cut out their birdie shapes and display them as a colorful mobile as you welcome the early birds returning to Wave Hill. Event Details.

Fort Tryon Kids: Native Americans

Join the Fort Tryon Park Trust and the Alley Pond Environmental Center on a journey back in time when Native Americans inhabited the land. Event Details.

Makerspace: Women’s History Month

In celebration of Women’s History Month, Makerspace NYC will guide kids on how to assemble, decorate and fly a small wooden plane inspired by Amelia Earhart. Event Details.

Kidz Cook for Pie Day

You’ll be cooking Hand Pies with Ms. Becky and using numbers 3, 1 and 4! After making your pie you will be able to take it home with you. Event Details.

Throggs Neck St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Be sure to wear your green as you cheer the 24th annual St. Patrick’s Day parade as it marches by. Event Details.


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


–  Jesseca Stenson