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Latkes + Dreidels + Gelt...Oh my!!!

2014-12-17

Happy Hannukah to everybody that's celebrating! Last night it was fun to unleash the holiday decorations, light the first candle + watch my five year old tear open his first gift. While frying up latkes on a school night was too much, I do plan on setting off every smoke alarm in the building on Saturday when we gather with the rest of my family. I hope you enjoy lighting up all of the candles this week with your loved ones too!!!

 
Events We Love This Week!
Events for Thursday, December 18th
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Lasker Rink

    Lasker Rink

    A more intimate ice skating experience on the north end of Central Park.

    Ages: All Ages
    Cost: $4.00 to $7.00
    When: Open daily November 28 thru March 2015. Hours vary. See encl.
  • 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.)
  • The Standard Rink

    The Standard Rink

    Grab your mittens, grab your kids + get your skate on!

    Ages: All Ages
    Cost: $9.00 to $15.00
    When: M-F: Noon - Midnight; Weekends: 9:00AM - 1:00AM
  • 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.
  • Into The Third Dimension

    Into The Third Dimension

    Artwork from the Children's Museum of the Arts' permanent collection goes 3D in the West Village.

    Ages: For ages 4 and up
    Cost: Free to $11.00
    When: November 20 - January 15
  • GingerBread Lane

    GingerBread Lane

    GingerBread Lane is a 1.5 ton, 450-square-foot village made entirely of edible gingerbread, royal icing + candy at the New York Hall of Science.

    Ages: All Ages
    Cost: $8.00 to $11.00
    When: November 14, 2014 - January 11, 2015
  • 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
  • George Balanchine's The Nutcracker

    George Balanchine's The Nutcracker

    George Balanchine's The Nutcracker at Lincoln Center is the hottest holiday ticket in town.

    Ages: For ages 4 and up
    Cost: $57.00 to $162.00
    When: November 28 - January 3. See available showtimes.
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Tiny Poets Time

    Tiny Poets Time

    A weekly poetry reading for toddlers.

    Ages: For ages 2 to 4
    Cost: Free
    When: Thursdays @ 10:00AM
  • 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.
  • Target Design Kids Toddler Programs

    Target Design Kids Toddler Programs

    Make a date to play, dream, and build with your toddlers + preschoolers.

    Ages: For ages 2 to 5
    Cost: Free
    When: Tuesdays & Thursdays @ 10:00AM + 11:30AM
  • 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.
  • How the Grinch Stole Christmas!

    How the Grinch Stole Christmas!

    Discover the magic of Dr. Seuss' classic holiday tale as it comes to life on stage in this beloved family musical.

    Ages: For ages 4 and up
    Cost: $40.00 to $160.00
    When: December 5-28. See available showtimes.
  • Indoor Playground Drop-In

    Indoor Playground Drop-In

    Children run, climb, slide, and jump in the 14Y's padded playroom.

    Ages: For ages infants to 3
    Cost: $17.00 to $80.00
    When: Thursdays @ 2:30PM - 4:00PM. (No Class 9/25, 11/27, 12/25, 1/1)
  • Bring the Kids

    Bring the Kids

    One full-price adult ticket allows you to purchase up to three kids' tickets for $1 each at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

    Ages: For ages 7 to 16
    Cost: $1.00 to $65.00
    When: 12/16-12/20 + 12/23 @ 7:00PM
  • Winter Solstice

    Winter Solstice

    A dazzling extravaganza of music and dance, this glorious event celebrates the bounty of the Earth and the spirit of the holidays within the extraordinary acoustics of New York's greatest Cathedral.

    Ages: For ages 8 and up
    Cost: $35.00 to $90.00
    When: December 18 thru December 20. See available showtimes.
  • Meet the Museum

    Meet the Museum

    Toddlers explore art using song, gallery activities + art-making.

    Ages: For ages 2 to 4
    Cost: $12.00
    When: Thursdays @ 11:00AM + 4:00PM
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