NYC Weekend Events: Jul 9-11

Summer fun is just getting started, and we have the must see (and do!) activities happening for families this weekend. Enjoy tee time at this mini golf course, go for a bike ride in this urban bike park, or see how many of these ice cream shops you can visit for a scoop.  Scroll down to check out the rest of our fun weekend event picks for kids below!

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Visit MoMath

Visit the National Museum of Mathematics and discover a side of math you’ve never seen before: Explore amazing exhibits, take part in inspiring activities, and have an experience you’ll never forget. Event Details.

Tee Time at Brooklyn Commons

Putt putt your way through a 7-hole mini golf course. Grab a friend and make a day of it at Brooklyn Commons! Event Details.

Outdoor Art-Making With BkM Teens

Get your creativity flowing with art-making activities on the plaza, led by teen Museum Apprentices. Kids, families, and artists of all ages are welcome to join in, and each project is inspired by a work of art in the collection. Event Details.

Harlem Moves

Join the world-renowned Limón Company Dancers  as they teach the energetic and ease-filled Limón Technique, accompanied by live music. Event Details.

Movie Nights at the Garden

Experience big screen magic with the beautiful backdrop of golden hour in the evening. In addition to enjoying seasonal, movie-themed food and refreshments and exclusive after-hours access to the Garden, participate in a hands-on craft activity or enjoy a live performance (varies based on featured film). Event Details.

Trailwork Party & Bike Share

Bring your friends and family for a day of fun in the woods and learn what it takes to build, maintain, and ride the most progressive urban bike park in America! Event Details.

Teeny Tiny Things to See

Get lost in the teeny tiny details found in plants, water and soil through microscopy photography. Layer felt, drawings and ephemera to create soft sculptures that help make the invisible worlds visible. Event Details.

Show Up, Kids

This entirely unique, semi-improvised, family comedy for kids 3-10 years old (and their grownups) puts a wild twist on the traditional kids’ show. When the main attraction doesn’t show up, the kids are enlisted to help create a show on the spot from plot to props and costumes to characters. Event Details.

Summer on the Hudson: Play Dates

This fun family-friendly event features a children’s entertainer, grab-and-go arts and crafts kits, and neighborhood fun! Event Details.

New Victory LabWorks

The New Victory Theater hosts New Victory LabWorks, a space where emerging BIPOC artists experiment and create work. This series provides a behind-the-scenes look at how artists create and develop family programming for the stage. Event Details.


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


–  Jesseca Stenson


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