Below just a snippet of this weekend's festivities, but you can find more ideas for family fun in our full online planner.
Start working off the carbs to come at the NYC Pilgrim Pedal, guided by certified bike instructors. Route begins in Gramercy. Get ready, get set, go! (Thursday)
Dive into the holiday season at the American Museum of Natural History, whose 500-piece origami tree is now on view alongside special workshops. What a pine. (Thursday-Sunday)
The theater adaptation of "A Christmas Story" brings a classic and hilarious tale with bunny pajamas, leg lamps, and freezing flagpoles to Times Square this weekend. You'll shoot your eye out! (Thursday-Sunday)
Black Violin makes string instruments cool in their energetic and scintillating fusion of classical, jazz, hip hop, and blues tunes. Last chance to catch them at The New Victory Theater! (Friday-Sunday)
Join the Children's Museum of Manhattan for the debut of its Family Chef Series, in partnership with the James Beard Foundation, and get healthy diet tips from Sara Jenkins of Porchetta fame. Yummm. (Saturday)
Love martial arts action movies? Be amazed by the real thing at The Shaolin Warriors' kung fu performance at Brooklyn College. Hi-yah! (Sunday)