Midwinter recess for New York City kids offers a deep menu of fun, especially from parks and museums, which serve up weeklong buffets of events like the Intrepid Week for Kids and Kids Week at New York City Parks. For more, see our Presidents Day weekend roundup or our list of 35 things to do with kids over February break.
Meanwhile, solitary, singular events might be worth crowd-dodging efforts. Kids can meet a furry friend at the St. Agnes Library, see the magical brand-new Please Bring Balloons, or catch Ringling Bros.' final New York City shows. Although all Friday screenings of the New York International Children's Film Festival were nearly sold out at press time, later dates remain available. Act fast and use our exclusive code 17MOPO to save on tickets.
In an alternate universe, if we had a roundup just for parents, we'd insist on two unique events: A block workshop for parents (only) in Battery Park City on Friday and the this-week-only Pop Tarts Pop Up Shop at Kellogg's NYC. OK, that last one is for kids, too, but let's be honest with ourselves.
As always, keep our February GoList close, our guide to winter events and activities for kids closer, and our Event Calendar closer than that.