New York Family: Picks of the Week, May 14-20

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New York Family Magazine’s favorite kid related event for each day of the week

By Briehn Trumbauer

In honor of this week’s upcoming New York Baby Show, the picks feature great chances for new and expectant parents to bond over their new and exciting journey. But, like always, we snuck in some rockin’ events for the kids, too!

Monday, May 14

String Art at the Children’s Museum of the Art

103 Charlton Street



Inspired by artist Sheila Hicks, kiddos ages five and up will learn all about string art and then have the opportunity to weave and wrap rope to make their own project. 

Tuesday, May 15

Tia Mowry Book Signing at Yummy Mummy

1201 Lexington Avenue


Remember Tia Mowry from the ABC sitcom Sister, Sister? Now she’s all grown up with a husband, a baby and…a book! Tia will read from Oh Baby!—her hysterical account of all-things pregnancy. Mums and mommies-to-be are welcome. Tasty sweets will be served, and everyone will leave with a signed copy of the book. Call 212-879-8669 to reserve your spot.

Wednesday, May 16

New Parent Get-Together at the 92Y

1395 Lexington Avenue


All new parents and their babies are welcome at this weekly get-together. Share stories, learn valuable parenting tips and make new friends (your babies will, too!). This week’s topic is “Grandparents — Good Advice/Bad Advice.” Discuss what happens when Grandma or Grandpa gives the kids too much candy—but also spoils them with love.

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