Weekend Update from CCA

What are your plans for this weekend?  Claire’s Creative Adventures has a few picks to help you choose fun, family friendly, creative activities!


Join the Annual St. Patrick’s Open Day!

Looking to fill your weekend with the luck of the Irish? Here’s our recommendation!  An afternoon of Irish music, dance, crafts, and language.  Tons to do for the whole family including performances and activities.  You don’t need to be Irish to enjoy this day!

Saturday, March 17th, 12-5pm Rain or Shine

Irish Arts Center, 553 West 51 Street

Check out their website for a complete listing: http://www.irishartscenter.org/kids.htm


Celebrate the Cherry Blossom Festival at the American Museum of Natural History!

AMNH celebrates the 100th anniversary of the gift of Japanese cherry blossoms to New York City with Cherry Blossoms: Japan Fest, four days of family-friendly activities.  Activities include flower arranging, ink brush painting, a tea ceremony, shadow puppet performances, and the Matsuri Folk Dance Festival.  You can also visit the Woven Cherry Blossom Installation!

Wednesday-Friday, March 14-16, 11 am–4 pm

Saturday, March 17th – 12-5pm

AMNH, Central Park West at 79th Street

For more information, visit http://www.amnh.org/calendar/event/Cherry-Blossoms:-Japan-Fest/


Experience two classic tales in a new way!

Corbian Arts and Dance presents The Ugly Duckling & The Tortoise and the Hare at Symphony Space.  This masterful production uses puppets and props formed from electroluminescent wire, making them glow in the dark.  With a soundtrack of contemporary and classical music, this production is fun for the whole family.

Saturday, March 17 @ 11am

Peter Jay Sharp Theatre at Symphony Space, 2537 Broadway at 95th Street

For more information and tickets, visit http://www.symphonyspace.org/event/6915-the-ugly-duckling-the-tortoise-and-the-hare


Opening Reception for Misaki Kawai’s Love from Mt. Pom Pom!

At the Children’s Museum of Art, Japanese artist Misaki Kawai has created an interdisciplinary exhibition using multiple mediums and techniques which transforms the gallery into a world named “Mt. Pom Pom.” Join giant fuzzy animals and other exciting characters at the exhibition and be inspired to create art!

Opening Reception Saturday, March 17th, 12-6pm

Children’s Museum of Art, 103 Charlton Street

For more information and an awesome documentary of how the exhibition came together, visit http://www.cmany.org/event/misaki-kawai-%E2%80%93-love-from-mt-pom-pom/


Have a Happy and Safe Weekend from CCA!


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