start now and continue for weeks, highlighting the best of both traditional and modern Asian culture.
The world can never have enough cartoons--so create your own at CMA's ART Slam. Pen/ink techniques and pizza, with a screening of Iron Man on the side. (Friday)
Watch How to Train Your Dragon--in the Year of the Dragon--at Charlotte's Place in the Financial District. Free pizza! (Friday)
Celebrate the newest American Girl on the block, McKenna, at the American Girl Place with scavenger hunts and crafts. (Friday)
It's the opening weekend of The History Mystery at the TADA! Youth Theater--meet luminaries like Eleanor Roosevelt and the Wright brothers. But hurry, tickets are going fast. (Friday-Sunday)
Take a bite out of the free Kids Food Festival at Bryant Park, packed with a healthy eating scavenger hunt, cooking demos and musical performances. (Saturday-Sunday)
"Attention ladies and gentlemen": Head to the New York Transit Museum to learn the history of these infamous subway announcements and then make your own. (Saturday-Sunday)
For thinkers 7-16, the Inventgenuinty Festival combines art, science and mathematics. Kids can reconfigure everyday objects as sculpture at The Invisible Dog Art Center in Brooklyn. (Saturday-Sunday)
Warm up this weekend with some indoor winter fun at Wave Hill. Be sure to wear your PJs! (Saturday-Sunday)
In honor of No Name-Calling Week, the Park Slope Barnes & Nobles will host a free storytime of Jungle Bullies. Children, parents and educators are encouraged and welcome to attend. (Saturday)
Armed with tin can cymbals plus a fiddle or two, the gleeful string troupe Rani Arbo & Daisy Mayhem are ready to fill Symphony Space with song. (Saturday)
Craft a trumpet from trash and prepare to jam with Dueling Duo Trumpets at the 92nd Street Y. (Sunday)
Consider The Goddard School's Grand Opening on the Upper West Side to learn more about their award-winning concepts in early education. (Sunday)
Inspired by the stories of Ezra Jack Keats, kiddos 2-7 will dig the folk and bluesy music of Randy Kaplan at The Jewish Museum. (Sunday)
For even more events this weekend and beyond, check out our Family Calendar.