Upcoming Events

June 19 at 11:00 am

Summer for the City
Kids, Teens, and Families

Dance Storytime with Davalois Fearon

Lincoln Center Presents
In collaboration with The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts

June 19 at 11:00 am

The Garden at Damrosch Park

Kids of all ages will be entranced by this outdoor book reading with live dance, in honor of Juneteenth.

June 19 at 1:00 pm

Summer for the City
Kids, Teens, and Families

Dance Storytime with Davalois Fearon

Lincoln Center Presents
In collaboration with The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts

June 19 at 1:00 pm

The Garden at Damrosch Park

Kids of all ages will be entranced by this outdoor book reading with live dance, in honor of Juneteenth.

June 21 at 5:00 pm

Summer for the City
Kids, Teens, and Families

Choreograph the Future

Social Media Dance Challenge

Lincoln Center Presents

June 21 at 5:00 pm

The Garden at Damrosch Park

Come learn (and create!) the most viral dance steps with choreographer and dance educator, Jenn Lopez. All experience levels and abilities welcome.

June 22 at 12:00 pm

Summer for the City
Kids, Teens, and Families

Mykal Kilgore

Lincoln Center Presents

June 22 at 12:00 pm

Hearst Plaza

Join us for a concert for all ages featuring GRAMMY-nominated performing artist Mykal Kilgore!

June 22 at 1:00 pm

Summer for the City

Black Studies: An Education for Me + You Bookmobile and Book Fair

Lincoln Center Presents

June 22 at 1:00 pm

South Transverse

Embark on a transformative journey with the Black Studies: An Education for Me + You Bookmobile, stopping by Lincoln Center during its 5-borough tour.

June 26 at 11:00 am

Summer for the City
Kids, Teens, and Families

Musical Theater Storytime with A. J. Freeman and Kristin Bair

Lincoln Center Presents
In collaboration with The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts

June 26 at 11:00 am

The Garden at Damrosch Park

Kids of all ages will be entranced by this outdoor musical theater book reading of Frank and Bean: The Musical!

June 26 at 1:00 pm

Summer for the City
Kids, Teens, and Families

Musical Theater Storytime with A. J. Freeman and Kristin Bair

Lincoln Center Presents
In collaboration with The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts

June 26 at 1:00 pm

The Garden at Damrosch Park

Kids of all ages will be entranced by this outdoor musical theater book reading of Frank and Bean: The Musical!

June 29 at 12:00 pm

Summer for the City
Kids, Teens, and Families

Dobet Gnahoré

Lincoln Center Presents

June 29 at 12:00 pm

Hearst Plaza

Dobet Gnahoré is well-known for her jaw-dropping dance moves, powerful stage presence and richly emotional vocal style.

July 03 at 11:00 am

Summer for the City
Kids, Teens, and Families

Musical Storytime with Laura Ziegler

Lincoln Center Presents
In collaboration with The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts

July 03 at 11:00 am

The Garden at Damrosch Park

Kids of all ages will be entranced by this outdoor book reading of Cedella Marley's One Love with live music!

July 03 at 1:00 pm

Summer for the City
Kids, Teens, and Families

Musical Storytime with Laura Ziegler

Lincoln Center Presents
In collaboration with The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts

July 03 at 1:00 pm

The Garden at Damrosch Park

Kids of all ages will be entranced by this outdoor book reading of Cedella Marley's One Love with live music!

July 06 - All Day

Summer for the City
Kids, Teens, and Families

Close-Act Theatre's Birdmen

Lincoln Center Presents

July 06 - All Day

Full-campus experience

Three gigantic, stilt-walking puppets resembling birds from prehistoric times roam New York City, capturing your imagination and delighting you with their antics.

July 06 at 11:00 am

Summer for the City
Kids, Teens, and Families

Big Umbrella Day

Lincoln Center Presents

July 06 at 11:00 am

Full-campus experience

An all-day event with relaxed spaces, specifically welcoming neurodivergent audiences through multi-sensory experiences, performances, and workshops.

July 06 at 6:00 pm

Summer for the City
Silent Disco

Big Umbrella Day Silent Disco

Lincoln Center Presents

July 06 at 6:00 pm

The Dance Floor

End Big Umbrella Day with a dance party at NYC’s largest outdoor dance floor with our famous ten-foot disco ball!

July 07 - All Day

Summer for the City
Kids, Teens, and Families

Close-Act Theatre's Birdmen

Lincoln Center Presents

July 07 - All Day

Full-campus experience

Three gigantic, stilt-walking puppets resembling birds from prehistoric times roam New York City, capturing your imagination and delighting you with their antics.

July 07 at 6:00 pm

Summer for the City
Kids, Teens, and Families

Choreograph the Future

NextGen Ignites

Lincoln Center Presents

July 07 at 6:00 pm

The Dance Floor

Don’t miss this thrilling opportunity to witness New York’s next generation of teen dancemakers take flight!

July 10 at 11:00 am

Summer for the City
Kids, Teens, and Families

Dance Storytime with Maria Torres

Lincoln Center Presents
In collaboration with The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts

July 10 at 11:00 am

The Garden at Damrosch Park

Kids of all ages will be entranced by this outdoor book reading focusing on the music and dancing styles of Puerto Rico.

July 10 at 1:00 pm

Summer for the City
Kids, Teens, and Families

Dance Storytime with Maria Torres

Lincoln Center Presents
In collaboration with The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts

July 10 at 1:00 pm

The Garden at Damrosch Park

Kids of all ages will be entranced by this outdoor book reading focusing on the music and dancing styles of Puerto Rico.

July 13 at 12:00 pm

Summer for the City
Kids, Teens, and Families | India Week

Kiran Ahluwalia

Lincoln Center Presents

July 13 at 12:00 pm

LeFrak Lobby, David Geffen Hall

Kiran Ahluwalia and her band share their mixture of Indian music, West African blues, and jazz at this family-friendly concert as part of India Week.

July 17 at 11:00 am

Summer for the City
Kids, Teens, and Families

Musical Theater Storytime with Mama Foundation for the Arts

Lincoln Center Presents
In collaboration with The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts

July 17 at 11:00 am

The Garden at Damrosch Park

Kids of all ages will be entranced by this outdoor book reading based on the musical, Mama, I Want To Sing!

July 17 at 1:00 pm

Summer for the City
Kids, Teens, and Families

Musical Theater Storytime with Mama Foundation for the Arts

Lincoln Center Presents
In collaboration with The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts

July 17 at 1:00 pm

The Garden at Damrosch Park

Kids of all ages will be entranced by this outdoor book reading based on the musical, Mama, I Want To Sing!

July 20 at 11:00 am

Summer for the City
Kids, Teens, and Families

SAB Family-friendly Ballet Workshop

Lincoln Center Presents
In collaboration with the School of American Ballet

July 20 at 11:00 am

The Dance Floor

Join School of American Ballet faculty and advanced students for an hour-long ballet workshop to learn ballet basics that SAB students do each day!

July 20 at 12:00 pm

Summer for the City
Kids, Teens, and Families

79rs Gang

Lincoln Center Presents

July 20 at 12:00 pm

LeFrak Lobby, David Geffen Hall

Join us for a joyful celebratory concert for all ages, melding modern Hip-Hop sensibilities and traditional New Orleans Mardi Gras Indian music!

July 24 at 11:00 am

Summer for the City
Kids, Teens, and Families

Musical Storytime with Thorgy Thor

Lincoln Center Presents
In collaboration with The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts

July 24 at 11:00 am

The Garden at Damrosch Park

Kids of all ages will be entranced by this outdoor book reading with live music, narrated by Thorgy Thor from RuPaul‘s Drag Race.

July 24 at 1:00 pm

Summer for the City
Kids, Teens, and Families

Musical Storytime with Thorgy Thor

Lincoln Center Presents
In collaboration with The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts

July 24 at 1:00 pm

The Garden at Damrosch Park

Kids of all ages will be entranced by this outdoor book reading with live music, narrated by Thorgy Thor from RuPaul‘s Drag Race.

July 27 at 12:00 pm

Summer for the City
Kids, Teens, and Families

Summer Arts Institute Chamber Music Showcase

Lincoln Center Presents

July 27 at 12:00 pm

LeFrak Lobby, David Geffen Hall

A showcase of this summer's partnership between the Festival Orchestra at Lincoln Center and the NYC Public Schools Summer Arts Institute (SAI).

July 27 at 6:00 pm

Summer for the City
Kids, Teens, and Families

Choreograph the Future

NYC Hustle Dance Machine

Lincoln Center Presents

July 27 at 6:00 pm

The Dance Floor

Join us as a new generation of teen dancers take on the iconic NYC Hustle in an electrifying performance under the disco ball!

July 30 at 5:00 pm

Summer for the City
BAAND Together Dance Festival | Kids, Teens, and Families

Dance Workshop With Ballet Hispánico

Lincoln Center Presents

July 30 at 5:00 pm

LeFrak Lobby, David Geffen Hall

Shake it up with Ballet Hispánico and Tempo Alegre! Dive into Latin social dances like salsa and merengue.

July 31 at 11:00 am

Summer for the City
Kids, Teens, and Families

Dance Storytime with Sahasra Sambamoorthi

Lincoln Center Presents
In collaboration with The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts

July 31 at 11:00 am

The Garden at Damrosch Park

Kids of all ages will be entranced by this outdoor book reading exploring the world of Bharatanatyam dance!

July 31 at 1:00 pm

Summer for the City
Kids, Teens, and Families

Dance Storytime with Sahasra Sambamoorthi

Lincoln Center Presents
In collaboration with The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts

July 31 at 1:00 pm

The Garden at Damrosch Park

Kids of all ages will be entranced by this outdoor book reading exploring the world of Bharatanatyam dance!

July 31 at 5:00 pm

Summer for the City
BAAND Together Dance Festival | Kids, Teens, and Families

Dance Workshop With New York City Ballet

Lincoln Center Presents

July 31 at 5:00 pm

LeFrak Lobby, David Geffen Hall

Company artists lead young movers in a Children’s Workshop inspired by George Balanchine's A Midsummer Night's Dream.

August 01 at 5:00 pm

Summer for the City
BAAND Together Dance Festival | Kids, Teens, and Families

Dance Workshop With American Ballet Theatre

Lincoln Center Presents

August 01 at 5:00 pm

LeFrak Lobby, David Geffen Hall

Join American Ballet Theatre for a dance workshop that will introduce your child to the most popular story ballets in the Company’s repertoire.

August 02 at 5:00 pm

Summer for the City
BAAND Together Dance Festival | Kids, Teens, and Families

Dance Workshop With Dance Theatre of Harlem

Inside Ballet

Lincoln Center Presents

August 02 at 5:00 pm

LeFrak Lobby, David Geffen Hall

Dance Theatre of Harlem’s Artistic Director, Robert Garland, leads a workshop on the rudiments of ballet study, with an interactive choreographic exploration.

August 03 at 12:00 pm

Summer for the City
Kids, Teens, and Families

Yacouba Sissoko & SIYA

Lincoln Center Presents

August 03 at 12:00 pm

LeFrak Lobby, David Geffen Hall

Master kora player Yacouba Sissoko offers a mix of traditional Malian and contemporary western instrumentation, highlighting West African culture!

August 03 at 2:00 pm

Summer for the City
BAAND Together Dance Festival | Kids, Teens, and Families

Dance Workshop With Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

Revelations Celebration Community Workshop

Lincoln Center Presents

August 03 at 2:00 pm

LeFrak Lobby, David Geffen Hall

Alvin Ailey’s Revelations is the world’s most popular work of modern dance. Learn excerpts from this masterpiece.

August 07 at 11:00 am

Summer for the City
Kids, Teens, and Families

Theater Storytime with Teatro Sea

Lincoln Center Presents
In collaboration with The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts

August 07 at 11:00 am

The Garden at Damrosch Park

Kids of all ages will be entranced by this outdoor book reading about New York Public Library's first Puerto Rican librarian.

August 07 at 1:00 pm

Summer for the City
Kids, Teens, and Families

Theater Storytime with Teatro Sea

Lincoln Center Presents
In collaboration with The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts

August 07 at 1:00 pm

The Garden at Damrosch Park

Kids of all ages will be entranced by this outdoor book reading about New York Public Library's first Puerto Rican librarian.

August 10 at 12:00 pm

Summer for the City
Kids, Teens, and Families

Sara Curruchich

Lincoln Center Presents

August 10 at 12:00 pm

LeFrak Lobby, David Geffen Hall

Join Sara Curruchich for a deep immersion into the indigenous Mayan culture as she weaves stories of resistance and love!

Thanks to Our Supporters

Lead support for educational programming is provided by Anonymous

Kids and Family programming is made possible, in part, with public support facilitated by New York City Council Majority Leader Keith Powers and Council Member Julie Menin, and United States Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and Senator Kirsten Gillibrand

Major support is provided by Leonard and Judy Lauder

Additional support is provided by Constans Culver Foundation and Giants Foundation