This weekend: FREE rides at Coney Island, plus egg hunts and a Passover party!

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WEEKEND ROUNDUP: April 8-9
This weekend promises tons of fun! Luna Park at Coney Island has officially opened for the season and they’re celebrating with FREE rides. If that’s not your scene, check out the free production of Junie B. Jones or take your kiddos to an egg hunt or Passover party! Enjoy yourselves, and pretty please help us spread the word about SkipKid!
Skip the styrofoam cups and bring home instead this foolproof way to grow a plant with your kiddos–young botanists will be enthralled with their roots-to-leaves view of their gardens!
BROOKLYN THIS WEEKEND
 

Luna Park Opening Day, Coney Island.
Saturday
Enjoy games, giveaways, FREE RIDES, and a few new surprises to kick off the 90th birthday of the Coney Island Cyclone!Spring Egg Party, Brooklyn Children’s Museum, Crown Heights.
All Weekend
Eggs rule the day at Brooklyn Children’s Museum’s Spring Egg Party. Start spring break with two packed days of fun as your children explore cultural traditions around eggs and springtime.

Egg Hunt, Annie’s Blue Ribbon General Store, Park Slope
Saturday
Egg Hunt in the backyard of the shop — don’t forget your basket!

Junie B. Jones, Central Library, Prospect Heights.
Saturday
Plaza Theatrical Productions presents Junie B. Jones for children of all ages.

The Not in Here Story, Greenlight Bookstore, Multiple Locations
Saturday
Tracey Zeeck and New York artist (and puppet maker) David Bizzaro present their heartwarming adoption story with an interactive story time and puppet show!

SPONSORED POST Need to get some work done while you’re also caring for your littles? Check out Giocare’s Work & Play! Parents and caregivers can work–think high-speed Internet, coffee, and even a printer!–while Giocare teachers plan daily activities for the children, complete with circle time and music and movement. Enjoy the peace of mind of knowing your little one is happily playing only a room away.
MANHATTAN THIS WEEKEND
Egg Hunt, Carl Schurz Park, UES
Saturday
In addition to hunting for eggs little ones can meet the Carl Schurz Bunny! Kids will receive an egg collection bag and glitter cheek or hand stamp.Whitney Biennial: Stroller Tour, Whitney Museum, Meatpacking District.
Saturday
Join Whitney Teaching Fellows on engaging tours that highlight works in the 2017 Biennial on the Sixth Floor. Tours are for new moms and dads when the museum is closed to the public. Crying babies, ages 0-18 months, are welcome!

Gumdrop Towers, The Skyscraper Museum, Battery Park City
Saturday
How do buildings stand tall? Learn about the different techniques used to brace buildings against the elements. Afterwards, kids will build their own structurally stable towers using gumdrops and toothpicks. Ages 4+. RSVP required

Freedom Art Jam Passover Party, The Jewish Museum, UES
Sunday
Passover extravaganza with art, music, and dancing!

Egyptian Cultural Festival, Children’s Museum of the Arts, Soho
Sunday
A celebration of Egyptian culture with workshops and performances inspired by Egyptian artistic traditions.

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