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Where To Go In September...

2015-09-01

I'm really excited today because we're finally scheduled out A WHOLE MONTH in advance. It's a scheduling miracle! Actually, it's not. I have finally stopped laboring under the delusion that I can handle all of the event listings by myself - so I hired somebody. After taking a gander at what's happening in September, here are the events we think you should pencil in on your calendar. A really cool looking theatrical production at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine, this annual tugboat race and competition, World Maker Faire, a unicycle festival on Governors Island, a county fair on the UWS, the Go Fish! festival in Battery Park, Hip Tot Family Day in Brooklyn, the annual Queens County Fair, the Atlantic Antic Festival, the Autumn Moon Festival, Morningside Lights, the Little Red Lighthouse Festival, the Feast of San Gennaro, Children's Day at the Brooklyn Book Festival, and this family picnic at the New York Botanical Garden. Enjoy. I'm going to go eat my gluten free cereal now.

 
Events We Love This Week!
Events for Wednesday, September 2nd
  • Snack Attack (Tribeca)

    Snack Attack (Tribeca)

    Cricket Azima and The Creative Kitchen team teach age-appropriate recipes that focus on kid friendly themes, colors, numbers, and shapes.

    Ages: For ages 2 to 6
    Cost: $45.00
    When: Wednesdays @ 11:00AM-12:00PM (April 15-December 30)
  • New Parent Get-Togethers (Drop-In)

    New Parent Get-Togethers (Drop-In)

    A lively, weekly get-together to share, learn and make new friends with other new parents and their babies at the 92Y.

    Ages: For ages infants to 1
    Cost: $10.00
    When: Wednesdays, 10:30AM - 12:00PM
  • Story Hour @ Bank Street Books

    Story Hour @ Bank Street Books

    A free story hour series for toddlers, featuring award-winning children's storytellers.

    Ages: All Ages
    Cost: Free
    When: Daily @ 10:30AM (Yup, seven days a week).
  • Life at the Limits

    Life at the Limits

    Explores the diverse and sometimes jaw-dropping strategies animals and plants employ to find food, fend off predators, reproduce + thrive in habitats many would find inhospitable, even lethal.

    Ages: All Ages
    Cost: $16.00 to $27.00
    When: April 4, 2015 - January 3rd, 2016. Timed entry only.
  • Hunger Games

    Hunger Games

    Immersive themed environments, hundreds of authentic costumes and props, and highly interactive digital and hands-on experiences will invite visitors to step inside and explore the world of Panem.

    Ages: For ages 3 and up
    Cost: $16.00 to $20.50
    When: July 1st-January 3, 2015. See listing for times.
  • Family Swim

    Family Swim

    Parents and kids can free-swim together all year round in this indoor half-Olympic sized pool!

    Ages: For ages 5 and up
    Cost: $10.00 to $15.00
    When: Monday,Tuesday & Wednesday: 3:00PM-7:00PM Thursday & Friday: 3:00PM-8:45PM
  • Science Playground

    Science Playground

    Slides, seesaws, sand pits, a giant lever, wind pipes, a climbing net, slides, sand boxes, metal drums, fog machines screw and a water play area!

    Ages: All Ages
    Cost: $4.00
    When: March 1-November 30th. See museum hours. Weather permitting.
  • Spiders Alive!

    Spiders Alive!

    Explore spiders' anatomy, diversity, venom, silk + behavior including little-known defensive mechanisms such as mimicry and noise-making.

    Ages: All Ages
    Cost: $16.00 to $27.00
    When: July 4, 2015 - November 29, 2015. Timed entry only.
  • Wednesdays in Teardrop

    Wednesdays in Teardrop

    Energetic lawn games and art projects, ranging from designing cities to making animal headdresses.

    Ages: For ages 5 and up
    Cost: Free
    When: Wednesdays @ 3:30PM-5:30PM
  • Free Yoga Storytime

    Free Yoga Storytime

    Storytime comes alive with puppets, songs, and yoga poses.

    Ages: For ages infants to 6
    Cost: Free
    When: Wednesdays @ 11:30AM
  • Preschool Play

    Preschool Play

    Join other parents, caregivers and toddlers for interactive play with imaginative toys.

    Ages: For ages 2 to 4
    Cost: Free
    When: Mon. - Wed. @ 10:00 AM-12:00PM (Thru 10/26)
  • Play at the Park House

    Play at the Park House

    Drop by the Rockefeller Park House and have fun playing in the park! Adults and children can borrow toys and play equipment to use free of charge.

    Ages: All Ages
    Cost: Free
    When: August 1 - October 10, 11:00AM - 6:30PM
  • Drop In Chess

    Drop In Chess

    Drop in to play the popular strategy game and get pointers and advice from an expert under the trees in Nelson A. Rockefeller Park.

    Ages: For ages 5 to 15
    Cost: Free
    When: Wednesdays @ 3:30PM-5:00PM (September 2-30)
  • Drop In Chess

    Drop In Chess

    Drop in to play the popular strategy game and get pointers and advice from an expert under the trees in Nelson A. Rockefeller Park.

    Ages: For ages 5 and up
    Cost: Free
    When: Wednesdays @ 3:30PM-5:00PM (thru 9/30)
  • Rattle & Reel

    Rattle & Reel

    New moms can go see a "grown-up" movie at Sunshine Cinema's Rattle & Reels.

    Ages: For ages infants to 1
    Cost: $13.00
    When: Every Wednesday @ 12:00PM
  • Come Play in Washington Square Park

    Come Play in Washington Square Park

    Games, crafts, and sports for the park's youngest visitors.

    Ages: All Ages
    Cost: Free
    When: Open daily through 9/25 @ 10:00AM-6:00PM
  • NYPL Storytimes

    NYPL Storytimes

    A shortcut to finding the story times at your local public library.

    Ages: For ages infants to 4
    Cost: Free
    When: Typically, at least once a week at your neighborhood NYPL branch. See enclosed.
  • Victorian Gardens

    Victorian Gardens

    Victorian Gardens is an amusement park perfect for the 2-12 year old set that lasts all summer long.

    Ages: For ages 2 to 12
    Cost: $7.50 to $16.00
    When: Opens May 23. Operates daily thru September 13th.
  • New York City Beaches

    New York City Beaches

    Find your spot amongst 14 miles of beaches. Pack light and escape to the coast.

    Ages: All Ages
    Cost: Free
    When: Open daily thru September 13th, 10:00AM-6:00PM.
  • City Splash

    City Splash

    Launch boats down a winding stream, splash in the puddle patch, and paint with water on slate.

    Ages: All Ages
    Cost: Free to $11.00
    When: Open daily 11:00AM-4:00PM. Weather permitting.
  • Summer Scavenger Hunt

    Summer Scavenger Hunt

    Escape the heat this summer and go on an adventure in the great indoors!

    Ages: For ages 4 and up
    Cost: $6.00 to $19.00
    When: June 13th-Sept 6th.See listing for times. (Every day except Monday!)
  • Summer Art Camp (Ages 4-11)

    Summer Art Camp (Ages 4-11)

    Your child will thrive in this warm, nurturing and FUN creative summer art camp at New York's #1-Rated art program, The Art Studio NY! *Sponsored.

    Ages: For ages 4 to 11
    Cost: $90.00 to $699.00
    When: July 20 - September 4. Half-day, full-day, and weekly availability. See listing for a detailed schedule.
  • Go Swimming!

    Go Swimming!

    Cool off in one of the city's outdoor pools when the city really starts to sizzle.

    Ages: All Ages
    Cost: Free
    When: Opening Day is June 27th. Daily, 11:00AM-7:00PM with a break for pool cleaning between 3:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. Early bird and night owl lap swim hours are also available at select sites.
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