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2014-11-24

Thanksgiving Day is upon us! If you're planning to hit the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, then make sure you read our survival tips before heading out. This year, I'll be happily settled in at my parents' house watching the parade on the boob tube while my mother wrangles a raw turkey into the oven. Whether or not my mother is happy with this scenario is another question. At some point in most households, one child will wrap in another in a chokehold - and that will be your cue to get them outside. Our calendar here is filled with plenty of diversions around the city. Of course, there's always the movies too. Big Hero 6 and Penguins Of Madagascar are two family friendly options. Have a wonderful holiday!!! See you back here on Monday. :)

 
Events We Love This Week!
Events for Wednesday, November 26th
  • The Butterfly Conservatory

    The Butterfly Conservatory

    The butterflies are back!!!

    Ages: All Ages
    Cost: Free to $33.00
    When: November 1, 2014-May 25, 2015
  • 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
  • Wee Arts Studio

    Wee Arts Studio

    Drop into these Wee Arts classes for children under the age of 5 years without having to preregister.

    Ages: For ages infants to 5
    Cost: $20.00 to $25.00
    When: Monday, Wednesday - Friday @ 10:45AM-12:00PM
  • 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.
  • Brookfield Ice Skating Rink

    Brookfield Ice Skating Rink

    Open on the waterfront plaza outside the Winter Garden.

    Ages: All Ages
    Cost: $15.00 to $35.00
    When: Weekdays @ 1:00PM-8:30PM, Weekends @ 10:00AM-10:00PM
  • Bank of America Winter Village

    Bank of America Winter Village

    Take a spin in Bryant Park, eat at Celsius + drop some dough at the Holiday shops.

    Ages: All Ages
    Cost: Free to $28.00
    When: October 22, 2014- March 1, 2015. Hours vary.
  • Toys and Trains from the Jerni Collection

    Toys and Trains from the Jerni Collection

    A magnificent display of model trains, train stations, sheds, bridges + more!

    Ages: All Ages
    Cost: Free to $15.00
    When: November 21 - February 22. (Museum is closed Mondays. See enclosed for hours.)
  • Grand Central Holiday Train Show

    Grand Central Holiday Train Show

    Trains zip, zap + whizz through their journey from a miniature Grand Central station.

    Ages: All Ages
    Cost: Free
    When: November 16, 2014 - February 22, 2015
  • Somebody Come and Play

    Somebody Come and Play

    Come play and discover things you never knew about Sesame Street on the show's 45th anniversary!

    Ages: All Ages
    Cost: Free
    When: September 18 - January 31. Mondays - Saturdays, 12:00PM-6:00PM. Closed Sundays.
  • What's Up, Doc?

    What's Up, Doc?

    Explore the creative genius of Chuck Jones, the creator of Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Pepe Le Pew, Wile E. Coyote + Road Runner.

    Ages: All Ages
    Cost: Free to $12.00
    When: July 19, 2014-January 19, 2015. CLOSED MONDAYS + TUESDAYS.
  • Holiday Train Show

    Holiday Train Show

    Marvel at the charming model trains and New York City landmark replicas!

    Ages: All Ages
    Cost: $10.00 to $20.00
    When: Tuesday - Sunday, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. (Winter hours: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., mid-January - February). Closed Thanksgiving + Christmas. Open select Mondays: 12/15, 12/22, 12/29, 1/19.
  • Pterosaurs: Flight in the Age of Dinosaurs

    Pterosaurs: Flight in the Age of Dinosaurs

    Discover a world where pterosaurs soared overhead in this exciting new exhibition.

    Ages: All Ages
    Cost: $22.00 to $35.00
    When: April 5, 2014 - January 4, 2015
  • Radio City Christmas Spectacular

    Radio City Christmas Spectacular

    High kicks, precision choreography, and exciting, show-stopping numbers.

    Ages: All Ages
    Cost: $42.00 to $110.00
    When: November 11 - December 31
  • Storytime in Nolen Library

    Storytime in Nolen Library

    Start with a book, then learn to look! Toddlers look, listen, and have fun with picture books in Nolen Library.

    Ages: For ages 1 to 7
    Cost: Free
    When: Monday - Friday 10:30AM + 3:00PM; Sunday @ 2:00PM.
  • Play Time @ Art Farm In The City

    Play Time @ Art Farm In The City

    All ages can drop in for animal time, arts & crafts and creative play in the playroom.

    Ages: For ages 6 and up
    Cost: $20.00
    When: Monday - Thursday, 12:30pm - 3:30pm
  • 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
  • Yak Packers Early Childhood Art Making

    Yak Packers Early Childhood Art Making

    Crafts, play, story telling and gallery trips inspired by the Rubin's beautiful Himalayan art.

    Ages: For ages 2 to 4
    Cost: $10.00
    When: Wednesdays & Thursdays @ 10:30 AM
  • Infant + Toddler Story Time

    Infant + Toddler Story Time

    Twice weekly, half-hour story times that are free + open to the public.

    Ages: For ages infants to 3
    Cost: Free
    When: Wednesdays + Thursdays @ 10:30AM
  • Submerged

    Submerged

    Explore a submarine's sleeping quarters, mess hall, navigation system + engine room.

    Ages: All Ages
    Cost: Free
    When: Permanent exhibit opening 8/5/2014.
  • Jazzed!

    Jazzed!

    Enter a world of big bands, intimate jazz clubs and shimmering stages.

    Ages: All Ages
    Cost: Free to $11.00
    When: May - December 31, 2014. See museum hours.
  • GymMaze Playtime (Ages 2-5)

    GymMaze Playtime (Ages 2-5)

    Little ones can enjoy climbing, tumbling, running, jumping and more!

    Ages: For ages 2 to 5
    Cost: $16.00 to $272.00
    When: Monday-Friday, 12:20PM, 1:45PM + 3:50PM; Sunday @ 11:00AM
  • The Three Bears Holiday Bash

    The Three Bears Holiday Bash

    The Three Bears Holiday Bash is a great way to get into the holiday spirit!

    Ages: All Ages
    Cost: $7.00 to $10.00
    When: November 12 - December 30. See available showtimes.
  • TLB Playroom

    TLB Playroom

    A fun indoor playspace stocked with eco-friendly, developmental toys + activities for children ages 6 months-6 years.

    Ages: For ages infants to 6
    Cost: $20.00 to $25.00
    When: Mondays thru Saturdays. See enclosed schedule.
  • Drawn to Language

    Drawn to Language

    Words are given visual form by emerging and mid-career artists whose work relates to the material qualities of language.

    Ages: All Ages
    Cost: Free
    When: September 28 - January 11th. See enclosed hours.
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