Dia's Top 10 NYC Event Picks of the Week (2/11 - 2/17)


By #myhood February 10, 2022

Check out the full calendar here! These 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, February 11th

1. Bounce and Play - Fastbreak Sport's Bounce & Play is for ages 5 and under at the Fastbreak HQ Main Court. Ages under 5. $20.00

2. Fun Friday Night Circus Adventure - Join us at My Gym on East 83rd for a day full of laughter, surprises, activity, and great friends!  7 months to 6 years old. $25 for members; $30 for non-members.

Saturday, February 12th

3. Valentine's Day Special at the Museum of Ice Cream - Valentine’s Day just got sweeter with TWO for ONE tickets from February 11-14th! Celebrate the weekend with us at our WORLD FAMOUS attraction. Expect to be served swoon-worthy treats featuring candy hearts, holiday sprinkles, and pink scoops — plus Valentine’s Day trivia with Hershey’s Kisses and as you write messages of love on our postcards. You can also play "A Game of Stories" card game by Ester Perrell which is designed to inspire playfulness, storytelling, and meaningful engagement! P.S: Bring in your old but functioning cell phones to be donated to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence in exchange for a free scoop in the café. Adults $39. Kids aged 2 and under are free.

4. Heart Shaped Pizza Making Workshop at Time Out Market: Share a pizza your heart with the whole family this Valentine's Day Weekend at Time Out Market New York! Head to Fornino on the Market’s fifth floor for a fun, kid-friendly heart-shaped pizza-making workshop. Twenty dollars will get access to the workshop for two (one guardian and one child) where you’ll get pizza-making materials, dough, toppings, goodie bags, heart-shaped balloons, chef hats, aprons, sparkling pomegranate juice, and more. Why settle for candy hearts when you can take a bite out of a pizza heart? (It’s the only heart that’s better when it’s broken into pieces.) Ages 5-14. $20

Sunday, February 13th

5. Virtual: Imagining a Whole New World with the Met- Join us for a virtual workshop for young people with learning and developmental disabilities and those on the autism spectrum to talk about art and make art at home! Reservations are required and space is limited. For young people and adults, ages 14-22, with learning and developmental disabilities and those on the autism spectrum. FREE

6. Indoor Pop up Market and Music at Hester Street Fair- Jewelry. Art. Vintage goods and local designers. Packaged food. Home goods. Live DJs.  Experience the Hester Street magic: Tightly curated. Wildly creative. Always a good time.

Monday, February 14th

7. Virtual: Baby Yoga and Developmental Yoga with Karma Kids -Enjoy Baby Yoga and Developmental Movement via Zoom. Online classes are $15. You must register at least 1 hour prior to class.

Tuesday, February 15th

8. Family Story time in Japanese at the SNFL Children's Center: Join children’s librarian, Nobuko Wilson, as she shares songs, rhymes, and favorite read-aloud books for little ones. This story time will be conducted entirely in Japanese. Space is limited to 15 children. Registration is required. For children ages 0-5 and their caregiver. FREE

Wednesday, February 16th

9. Toddler Time Music, Shake, Rattle and Read at Diki Harmony: Join us to hear stories, sing songs, and get those wiggles out as you help your active children build important early learning skills. Discover ways to promote early literacy at home and meet other caregivers in the neighborhood. Suggested for babies, toddlers and their caregivers. Contact the business for pricing.

Thursday, February 17th

10. Slimy Squishy Sensory Bags at the 5th Avenue Camp: A DIY that’s fun to make, fascinating to play with, and impossible to put down? It’s in the bag. Maybe you love slime, but hate the mess. Or maybe you’re not a big slime fan, but like the soothing play it provides. Either way, this craft activity is for you! We’ll have the glitter, beads, liquid, and bags – you bring the creativity. A little mixing here, and a drop of food coloring there, and you’ll be heading home with two you-made fidgets! This is NOT a drop off event. Kids and Adults! Child Ticket: $25; Adult Ticket: FREE