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2015-05-22

Wow! It was a wee bit blustery out there this morning, although we managed to swing school drop off without being blown away. In any case, the holiday weekend has certainly snuck up on us over here. The city is pretty quiet, but that's just fine by me! Maybe we'll swing by the New York Botanical Garden to check out the Frida Kahlo installation which is supposed to be pretty fab. If any of you brave Coney Island or the Seaport, take note that Smorgasburg is opening this weekend in both locations. Those of you out in Queens can look forward to their expansion into Long Island City this July. Whatever you do, have a great time! See you back here next Tuesday. :)

 
Events We Love This Week!
Events for Sunday, May 24th
  • 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 3
    Cost: Free
    When: Monday - Friday 10:30AM + 3:00PM; Sunday @ 2:00PM.
  • Jack & The Beanstalk

    Jack & The Beanstalk

    A fresh retelling of the classic English fairytale takes Jack on an enchanting adventure up a magical beanstalk.

    Ages: For ages 3 to 9
    Cost: $7.00 to $10.00
    When: January 14- June 28, 2015. See available showtimes.
  • Family Sundays

    Family Sundays

    Bring your family to the Rubin Museum for an afternoon full of family-friendly activities.

    Ages: For ages 3 and up
    Cost: $5.00
    When: Sundays, 1:00PM-4:00PM
  • Film Forum Jr.

    Film Forum Jr.

    Classics for kids and their families in glorious 35mm or equally glorious DCP!

    Ages: For ages 5 and up
    Cost: $7.50
    When: Sundays @ 11:00AM
  • Governors Island's Family Festival

    Governors Island's Family Festival

    Board the ferry, and cross the water for a day of family fun at our favorite summertime haunt.

    Ages: All Ages
    Cost: Free
    When: May 24, 12:00PM-4:00PM
  • Sunday Storytime in Mr. Morgan's Library

    Sunday Storytime in Mr. Morgan's Library

    Storytime in a venue that you can't beat!

    Ages: For ages 2 and up
    Cost: Free to $15.00
    When: Every Sunday March 1 through June 7, 3-4 p.m. (excluding May 3)
  • BAMkids Movie Matinees

    BAMkids Movie Matinees

    Independent, and classic movies perfect for young cinephiles-in-training and their families.

    Ages: For ages 4 and up
    Cost: $7.00 to $10.00
    When: October 12-December 14. See enclosed dates + times.
  • Open Studio @ The Guggenheim

    Open Studio @ The Guggenheim

    Stop by the Sackler Center's Studio Art Lab and create an abstract work of art.

    Ages: For ages 5 to 14
    Cost: Free
    When: Sundays @ 1:00PM-4:00PM
  • Washington Square Outdoor Art Exhibit

    Washington Square Outdoor Art Exhibit

    Check out the art, grab some lunch, and hit the playgrounds.

    Ages: All Ages
    Cost: Free
    When: May 23, 24, 25 + 30, 31 @ 12:00PM-6:00PM
  • 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
  • Pop Up Audubon: Wonderful Warblers

    Pop Up Audubon: Wonderful Warblers

    Join the Alliance to discover why Prospect Park is an important place for many species of birds. Through fun games, experiments and citizen science projects, learn why warblers are so wonderful.

    Ages: For ages 5 and up
    Cost: Free
    When: Saturdays + Sundays @ 11:00AM-4:00PM (thru 5/31)
  • Pop Up Audubon II : Plant Clues

    Pop Up Audubon II : Plant Clues

    Learn what trees and plants tell us about our environment in Prospect Park.

    Ages: For ages infants to 0
    Cost: Free
    When: Every Saturday + Sunday in May, 11:00AM-4:00PM
  • Impossible Postcards

    Impossible Postcards

    Discover how kids around the world travel + play an interactive art game where you'll collaborate to create postcard stories and pictures from a journey around the world.

    Ages: For ages 5 and up
    Cost: Free to $7.00
    When: May 16, 17, 23 & 24 1:30PM - 2:15PM
  • Kings County Fair

    Kings County Fair

    Soak up the bright sun, cotton candy + carnival rides.

    Ages: All Ages
    Cost: $25.00 to $40.00
    When: May 14-25. Opens M-F @ 5:00PM. Opens Saturday + Sunday @ 12:00PM.
  • Kirikou and the Sorceress

    Kirikou and the Sorceress

    Featuring gorgeous, hand-drawn animation and vibrant music by Senegalese great Youssou N'Dour, Kirikou and the Sorceress is a feast of sensory delights.

    Ages: For ages 5 and up
    Cost: $7.00 to $10.00
    When: May 24 @ 2:00PM
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