Saturday, February 6, 11:00 am – 3:00 pm. Free.
At the Hotel Pennsylvania, 702 7th Avenue (Between 32nd and 33rd Streets), Manhattan. NYC’s biggest fair for young people with disabilities and their families. This annual event includes year-round afterschool, sports, travel, and arts programs. Vendors include camps for children with disabilities, as well as landmark NYC institutions such as the 92nd Street Y, the New York Public Library, the Intrepid, the Museum of Natural History, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and the Brooklyn Conservatory of Music, to name a few. The fair is free for families, and fully accessible. Children are welcome.
Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays, January 29 – February 14. Go here for showtimes. $15 adults, $12 kids with code SEUSS4SCHOOLS
In this re-envisioned Seussical, a small boy with a big imagination wanders into a theatre where a troupe of actors create a show inspired by the Dr. Seuss books. Blending favorite Seuss characters such as Horton, Jojo, Gertrude McFuzz, and, of course, The Cat in the Hat, the production embraces the simple magic of theatre in order to reveal the essential beauty of imagination. Buy tickets here. Families at local schools can get $3 off each ticket purchased using the code SEUSS4SCHOOLS.
Monday, February 15 – Friday, February 19. 12 pm – 4 pm. All ages, Free/$3 suggested donation.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance at the Audubon Center and Lefferts Historic House during the Presidents Week holiday for fun winter activities. The Audubon Center will have various Nature Exploration programs from 12–4 pm. The Lefferts Historic House will have Historic Crafts activities from 1–3 pm ($3 suggested donation).
Monday, February 8, 11:00 am. Free.
The Better Chinatown Society’s Annual New Years Celebration, not to be confused with Feb. 14’s Lunar New Year Parade, takes place on the actual Lunar New Year’s Day in Sara D. Roosevelt Park (by Grand Street between Chrystie and Forsyth Streets), featuring firecrackers, cultural performances and food, and much more.
Sunday, February 14, 11:00 am – 1:00 pm.
Celebrate Chinese New Year in Sunset Park, NY’s other Chinatown, with a parade, firecrackers and free performances, courtesy of the Brooklyn Chinese-American Association.
February 16 – 19, 11:00 am – 1:00 pm. Ages 6 – 17. Free.
Children aged 6-17 can enroll in a weeklong program that teaches basic water safety and swimming skills. Children will learn basic swimming skills and how to enjoy the water safely. All classes will be held on weekdays. For locations and more information, go to the Parks Dept. website. To register, contact one of the recreation centers listed on their website.
Midwinter camps that still have availability (fees vary):