Many school kids citywide get are celebrating a short school week (already!) thanks to Monday's observance of Eid al-Adha. Enjoy the day off and the rest of the week with fun outings including nature-themed activities in Prospect Park, the debut of a new space-age exhibit Mission to Space at the Children's Museum of the Arts, and a free visit to the New York Hall of Science during its no-admission hours to explore the hands-on Going Places - Technology of Transport exhibit before it closes September 18. Plus, the 90th edition of the Feast of San Gennaro takes over the streets of Little Italy this week.
Still haven't signed the kids up for after-school or weekend enrichment classes and sports? Our Classes Guide is your go-to online resource, plus we have two special events coming up in Manhattan that should be on your calendar. You can join us at our FREE Family Fun Day on Sunday, September 25, with Kumon Math and Reading Centers. Kids and parents can experience everything that Kumon offers while enjoying face painting, chocolate tasting, and other treats!
If preschool is in your future, register to attend the FREE Lower Manhattan Early Education Fair this Saturday, September 18, organized by our friends at Hudson River Park Mamas. You can meet dozens of preschool directors and ask questions in a low-key, comfortable setting.
Read on for the best bets for this week and be sure to click over to our jam-packed Event Calendar and Fall Fun Guide for even more options. And don't forget to take a look at our Best Fall Events for Preschoolers and September GoList.
Read on for our best family event picks in NYC the week of September 12-16.