Dia's Top 10 NYC Event Picks of the Week (9/17 - 9/24)

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By #lovelife September 17, 2021

Check out the full event calendar here but below are my Top 10 picks for events and activities happening in and around the Upper East Side this week. Don't miss out on all the fun, and please be sure to let them know you saw it in Macaroni Kid NYC Upper East Side! Events are subject to change or cancellation. Please confirm events before attending.


TOP 10 for the Week

Friday, September 17th

1. Ones Twos - Moosiki Kids @ Central Park (entrance E 67th Street & 5th Avenue) - Moosiki Kids classes are interactive "grownup-and-me" style music classes for children ages 4 months to 3 years. Moosiki Kids blends baby sign language, fun movement, and traditional musical learning with a more relaxed, rock-and-roll style, having a blast while learning musically at the same time!

Saturday, September 18th

2. TADA! In-Person Fall Semester Open House - Join us Saturday, September 18th  or 25th, 2021 for an in-person Open House where students will participate in a fun, active musical theater sample class led by two professional NYC Teaching Artists.  Immediately following, our Director of Education will provide information to parents, facilitate a Q&A, and give you access to our best discounts of the fall!

3. Central Park Youth Basketball Clinic - Enhance your basketball skills through small group instruction and competitive games. It's not just shooting hoops! Our high-energy, interactive youth basketball clinics cultivate skill development, team play, and sportsmanship both on and off the court. Players aged 6–14 are encouraged to join us on Saturdays from September 11 to October 30, 2021.  FREE and open to players of all levels. On-site registration each day on a first-come, first-served basis.

4. Mid-Autumn Family Moon Festival @ Museum of Chinese in America - Celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival (δΈ­η§‹θŠ‚) with an afternoon of arts & crafts and lively dance performance and workshop led by the New York Chinese Cultural Center.

Sunday, September 19th

5. Midtown West Autumn Fair - Street fair with authentic foods booths, merchandise vendors, and a variety of goods for you to explore and enjoy in the city of New York!

6. Virtual Guggenheim for All: Art for Families with Children on the Autism Spectrum - In this free virtual program designed for individuals on the autism spectrum and their caregivers, explore works of art from the Guggenheim Museum and create your own art at home.

7. STREB Extreme Action @ Manhattan West Plaza - The STREB Extreme Action Company presents a series of stunning, jaw-dropping performances featuring a brand-new piece titled Kaleidoscope, as well as two works premiering publicly in the U.S. for the first time, Plateshift and Molinette.

Monday, September 20th

8. Kids Hip Hop (Ages 5 - 10 Years) @ Tiger Strong NYC - Hip-Hop class will begin with an upbeat warm-up, including a mix of fun aerobics and stretching. We will learn some foundational moves and then get going across the floor with some longer combinations. Everyone is encouraged to add their own personality and style. 

9. Arts & Processes (ages 3-5) @ 67th Street Library - A short storytime for preschoolers emphasizing the illustrations will be followed by a session of art-making. 

Tuesday, September 21st

10. Little Hands Outdoor Socially Distant Classes! - These little artists will dive deeper into more in-depth art techniques and projects all while in our fun environment with lots of different activities each session to keep them interested. Max of 8 kids plus 8 adults per class. All sitting 3 feet apart. Masks required for all participants over the age of 2 years.