Celebrate Mother’s Day In New York City

We are big believers in Mothers Day. And as you can imagine we recommend flowers, but sometimes treating mom to an event is the right way to go. And new York is full of events on Mothers day. This article appeared in New York magazine. We have listed 10 of them here.

1. Take Mom to a party! A garden party, at the New York Botanical Garden, where there’ll be live music, games, casual picnicking, and more.

2. Or head to the Brooklyn Botanic Garden, where they’ll be doing a Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour on Saturday and Sunday, free with admission.

3. Or send her to a spa day.

4. How about a cruise? Spirit Cruises is offering a day of festivities including a buffet, “interactive DJ entertainment,” spectacular views, and shimmy-shaking.

5. Or maybe you’d rather watch dancing. The Alvin Ailey troupe returns to the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark for the weekend. There are two shows on Sunday.

6. Serenade her with a song, or have Joan Osborne do it at City Winery.

7. Or let that stud Craig Ferguson woo her with his jokes. He’ll be performing at the NYCB Theater at Westbury.

8. Whimsical moms will enjoy one of three showings of a Mother’s Day screening of Mary Poppins at BAM …

9. While edgier moms may opt for a screening of Warhol’s The Velvet Underground and Nico at Symphony Space.

10.Maybe mom likes art? There are few fairs happening over the weekend, including Frieze, Pulse, NADA, and PooL.

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