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This Weekend's Kids & Family Activities in Bronx

February 13, 2013   |    

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Fun and educational kids and family activities are abound this weekend in the Bronx! Interested in theater and museums? Want to go to book reading or concert? Find these events and more in our list of this weekend's best family and kids activities. Or, browse the NY Metro Parents' calendar for upcoming weekend family and children events. Want to see what's going on next weekend or when you have those few days off? Check out the NY Metro Parents'

Open House - Rockland Country Day School
February 15, 2013 - Congers

Rockland Country Day School cordially invites you to attend an Open House for prospective students and their families on Friday, February 15, from 10 AM- 11:30 AM. Come tour our 20 -acre campus, visit our classrooms and meet our teachers.

Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra - Carnegie Hall
February 13, 2013 - New York

The Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra returns to Carnegie Hall! Its two-night stay begins with Leonidas Kavakos performing Bartok's Second Violin Concerto, and concludes with a Mahler symphony certain to showcase the group that classical music authority Gramophone magazine calls "the world's greatest orchestra."

Dave Grohl/Sound City Players - Hammerstein Ballroom
February 13, 2013 - NY

Members of Nirvana and Foo Fighters as well as Stevie Nicks, John Fogerty, Rick Springfield, Fear's Lee Ving, Cheap Trick's Rick Nielsen, Brad Wilk Of Rage Against The Machine, Alain Johannes, Chris Goss and more will perform. Tickets on sale Feb. 5, 4pm.

Free Play at the J - JCC Rockland
February 13, 2013 - West Nyack

Meet other parents while your child, 6 months - 2 years, has fun in the JCC's the Kantrowiz Kids Gym or Lewis Family Playground (weather permitting). This weekly playgroup is hosted by Hillary Glass and is held most Wednesdays through May 29.

Carmen - Metropolitan Opera
February 13, 2013 -

The Met's hit production of Bizet's Carmen stars Anita Rachvelishvili, who made a sensational Met debut in the title role in 2010. "With her smoldering, earthy sexuality, she is ideal for the role" of the sultry gypsy (New York Times). Rising tenor Yonghoon Lee is Don Jose, whose doomed love for Carmen destroys them both. Kate Royal is the loyal Micaela and Teddy Tahu Rhodes sings the swaggering bullfighter Escamillo. Michele Mariotti conducts in his Met debut.

Winter Wednesday Story Time - Congregation Sons of Israel
February 13, 2013 - Upper Nyack

The synagogue hosts this weekly play-date featuring stories and songs with a Jewish twist. Continues every Wednesday until March 20 (except Feb. 20).

Special Wednesdays At The J - JCC Rockland
February 13, 2013 - West Nyack

Lanie Goldberg MSEd, Educational Specialist from Peaceful Interaction, hosts this structured and informative play date for parents with children ages 6 months to 2 years. This month's topic is Transitions for Parents and Children. Group monthly through May.

Books for Babies - Wilton Library
February 13, 2013 - Wilton

This program offers songs, play, and gentle stories geared for babies under 12 months old. No registration necessary.

Wonderful Ones and Twos with Caregivers - Wilton Library
February 13, 2013 - Wilton

This program is a sharing time for 1 and 2 year olds and their caregivers. The emphasis is on books, with some songs and toy times. No registration necessary.

TAME IMPALA - Terminal 5
February 13, 2013 -

LEARN TO DRAW with ART TEACHER AMY- Children 6-9 - West Islip Community Center,
February 13, 2013 - West Islip

Step-by-step, your child can learn to draw animals, landscapes, people and masterworks while they experiment with chalk and oil pastels, watercolors and markers.

Danna Banana - Bank Street Bookstore
February 13, 2013 - Upper West Side

Danna Banana performs music for kids that parents can stand every Wednesday at the bookstore.

Toddler Storytime - Manhasset Public Library
February 13, 2013 - Manhasset

Toddlers 18 months - 2? years are welcome at this fun event where familiar rhymes, favorite songs, and gentle stories are the foundation of this fun-filled introduction to storytime for children and their caregivers.

Cookie Decorating Workshop - Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library
February 13, 2013 - Garnerville

Young artists in grades 1-6 are invited to decorate cookies. The library will provide the icing and toppings, Kids bring their creativity and imagination.

Family Storytime - Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library
February 13, 2013 - Garnerville

Children ages 3-6 and their caregivers can come in for stories, songs, fingerplays, and more. Pre-registration is required. Wednesdays through May 15.

LEGO Club - Haverstraw King’s Daughters Public Library
February 13, 2013 - Garnerville

Creative kids ages 4-12 can play with the library's LEGO's or bring their own. Wednesdays through May 15.

SONDRE LERCHE - Frederick P. Rose Hall, Lincoln Center
February 13, 2013 -

The New York Times described Lerche as "…an alluring and slyly young outré singer/songwriter." His songs are an intriguing blend of jazzy folk and punchy pop with an engaging melodic instinct, refined arrangements, and vivid lyricism.

Story Time - The Jumping Gym
February 13, 2013 - West Hempstead

Everyone is welcome to free storytime. If there is time after the story there will be arts and crafts projects.

Boppin’ with Bonnie - Congregation Sons of Israel
February 13, 2013 - Upper Nyack

Children up to age 4 can join trained music teacher and ventriloquist Bonnie Halfond for music, movement, and puppets. Pre-registration is requested.

Book Babies - The Field Library
February 13, 2013 - Peekskill

An interactive program for the littlest library lovers (babies to age 3) and their caregivers. Stories, songs, fingerplays, and play time.

Jr. Garden Club - Chappaqua Public Library
February 13, 2013 - Chappaqua

Kids in grades 2-3 are invited to kick-start spring by starting seeds. Registration required.

Movie Night - Pitching Man: Satchel Paige Defying Time - Bruce Museum
February 13, 2013 - Greenwich

This film celebrates the life of baseball�s most enduring legend. In an era when baseball was segregated, Paige was the single most important player in the Negro Baseball Leagues and in 1948 went on to triumph in the major leagues as a 42-year-old rookie. The evening will feature a Q&A with director/screenwriter and Negro Leagues baseball historian, Craig Davidson. Complimentary refreshments will be served.

CRITTERS, CRAFTS, AND KIDS - Greenburgh Nature Center
February 13, 2013 - Scarsdale

Enjoy wonderful fall days at the Nature Center with walks, live animals, and stories. Dress for outdoor activities. For children ages 18 mos.-5 years with a parent/caregiver.

Music and Movement - Long Island Children's Museum
February 13, 2013 - Garden City

It's music, music, music. Musical instruments and catchy sing-along songs get the youngest children to move their bodies.

Online Test Prep - Long Island City Library
February 13, 2013 - Long Island City

This workshop provides online test strategies and a customized practice ground for those who want to accelerate preparation for online testing. Students will be provided with access to interactive online practice tests based on official exams such as ACT, SAT, and GED. For more details and to preregister call 718-752-3700.

Computer Class Sponsered By New York Cares - Woodside Library
February 13, 2013 - Woodside

Receive one on one training with any computer related questions. Learn the internet, Microsoft program and setting up email accounts.

Great Women Artists: Georgia O�Keeffe (2000) - Nassau County Museum of Art
February 13, 2013 - Roslyn Harbor

A 45-minute film about this 20th-century American painter best known for her dramatic large paintings of desert flowers, cowskulls and the scenery of Northern New Mexico. First come, first seated.

Creative Writing - Brooklyn Public Library, New Lots branch
February 13, 2013 - East New York

Kids flex their writing talents using whatever form they wish.

Chess Workshop - Brooklyn Public Library, Spring Creek branch
February 13, 2013 - East New York

Everybody is invited to this chess workshop event. Learn, play, practice!

Growing Dollars and Sense Teen Virtual Investment Club - Brooklyn Public Library, central branch
February 13, 2013 - Prospect Heights

Teens learn about investing and banking by managing their own virtual investments.

EVENING PROGRAM FOR ADULTS & HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS: Hydrofracking in New York - Greenburgh Nature Center
February 13, 2013 - Scarsdale

Ellen Weininger, Educational Outreach Coordinator for Grassroots Environmental Education, discusses the impacts of hydrofracking and gives an update on the issue at the local, state, and national levels. Erin Heaton Meyer of Catskill Citizens for Safe Energy and the Sierra Club's Lower Hudson Group is a resident of Chenango County, one of the five counties under consideration for fracking by Governor Cuomo. Erin presents how the Governor's choice to enable or prohibit fracking affects New Yorkers throughout the state. Program presented in partnership with the Sierra Club Lower Hudson Group; designed for adults and high school students.

Valentine's Day Fun - White Plains Public Library
February 13, 2013 - White Plains

Valentine's Day stories, songs, activities, and a bedtime snack for the whole family. Tickets distributed 30 minutes in advance.

Valentine's Day Letter-Writing Station - Pottery Barn Kids - The Westchester
February 13, 2013 - White Plains

Kids can create a Valentine for a special friend or loved one, and the store will even mail it if you provide an address.

Charlie Burnham's Hidden City - Brooklyn Public Library, central branch
February 13, 2013 - Prospect Heights

Charlie Burnham's Hidden City plays urban folk music drawn from various sources and united by the blues. Burnham is a master violinist who has worked with Cassandra Wilson, James Blood Ulmer, and many others. He also sings and plays mandolin.

Game Day for Teens & Tweens - Howard Beach
February 13, 2013 - Howard Beach

Enjoy some friendly competition playing Nintendo Wii, Checkers, Chess & other board games.

Timeless Tales - Central Library
February 13, 2013 - Jamaica

Children ages 3-5 and their caregivers can story times with a children's librarian. Participants enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, learning activities, and lots of fun. Preregistration is required.

Langston Hughes in Harlem - Flushing
February 13, 2013 - Flushing

Celebrate the Harlem Renaissance with writer Langston Hughes in this one-person-dramatic rendition of Langston Hughes' poems and short stories featuring David Mills.

TEEN ANIM? CLUB - Westport Library
February 13, 2013 - Westport

Enjoy a night of animé with others who share your passion. Middle school and up. Register online.

Parent Zone: Singing and Rhyming Storytime - Stepping Stones Museum
February 13, 2013 - Norwalk

Practice using rhyming books to help your children understand the language presented in a story as well as the context of the story. Parents only workshop. Free childcare for children 3 and older. Free dinner included. Limited space. Registration required.

Creation Station! - Wilton Library
February 13, 2013 - Wilton

Children in grades K through 5 make any creation they choose. This is the perfect opportunity for children to innovate, communicate, and express themselves in a free-form environment. Some materials that may be available are Legos®, arts and crafts materials, model cars, Lego Technics®, science kits, and more. No registration.

The City Congregation for Humanistic Judaism: Lessons of Sibling Relations in the Bible - The Society for the Advancement of Judaism
February 13, 2013 - Upper West Side

Rabbi Peter Schweitzer discusses what you can learn from Biblical stories of jealousy and rage between siblings including Cain and Abel, Isaac and Ismael, Jacob and Esau, Rachel and Leah, and Moses, Aaron, and Miriam. This is the first in a three-part series called Judaism 101: What Does Secular Humanistic Judaism Teach About Our History and Heritage. All welcome to one or all lectures.

COPE Bereavement Support Group - Chai Center in Dix Hills
February 13, 2013 - Dix Hills

COPE, a grief and healing organization dedicated to supporting parents and families living with the loss of a child, holds monthly support group meetings on the second Wednesday of every month for bereaved parents at the Chai Center in Dix Hills. If you are interested in attending or for more information, please call Executive Director Karen Flyer at 516-484-4993.

Port Chuck Valentine's Eve Show - BB King's Blues Club & Grill
February 13, 2013 - New York

Port Chuck is an innovative cover band made up of the most popular actors from ABC's TV show General Hospital. The band features Steve Burton, Scott Reeves, Brandon Barash, and Bradford Anderson, who combine with four accompanying musicians to create an absolutely amazing show. The band first started touring in September of 2010 and has completed two tours successfully, with the third and many more on their way. The group's covers consist primarily of classic rock with a few surprises thrown in. Port Chuck started with the fans from the show and has now caught the eyes and ears of music lovers everywhere.

Chocolate Week - Various Locations
Through February 13, 2013 - New York

This year, Chocolate Week embraces a new concept with the promotion "Cafe Gourmand," "Tea Gourmand," or "Bubbly Gourmand." Participating restaurants, bakeries, and stores will offer a cup of coffee or tea, or a glass of sparkling wine with a chocolate inspired mignardises for the price of $10, or $15 for the sparkling wine offer. Participating restaurants include Ayza Wine & Chocolate Bar, both Midtown and West Village locations, Opia, Jeanne & Gaston, La Tarte Flambee, Table Verte, La Sirene, Bar Tabac, Le Singe Vert, Cercle Rouge, Cafe Noir, Jules Bistro, Sofitel Hotel-Gaby Restaurant, Vin et Fleurs, La Bergamote Bistro, Serge Bistro, Serge Brasserie, Intercontinental NY Barclay-Barclay Bar & Grill, Artisanal, A.O.C. Maison Harlem and all New York state Le Pain Quotidien bakeries. Visit website for more information.

Family Films Series: 'A Day at the Races' - Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center
February 13, 2013 - Upper West Side

The Film Society of Lincoln Center shows the Marx Brothers' "A Day At The Races" (1937; 111 minutes; not rated) as part of their Family Films Series.

Grand Opening - RetroFitness Syosset/Plainview
Through February 13, 2013 - Syosset

Want the convenience of a modern gym at a fraction of the price? Check out RetroFitness where the goal is health and fitness and the price is $19.99 per month for life. Classes are starting up now. Childcare is available. The Grand Openinruns through February 13, 2013.

LGBT Parenting 101 - Spence-Chapin Services
February 13, 2013 - Upper East Side

All adoptive parents have conversations with their children about how to deal with prejudice and questions from people outside the family. Lesbian and gay parents have the added task of addressing homophobia and other issues. This discussion will focus on the particular issues gay and lesbian adoptive parents have to navigate.

'Cinderella: The Oldest Story Ever Told' - Circle in the Square Theatre
February 13, 2013 - Midtown West

THIS SHOW IS NOW SOLD OUT. This multicultural version of Cinderella features interwoven tales from China, India, and Africa. In one of the stories there is a magic fish instead of a fairy godmother and in another Cinderella is a boy. You'll also meet a flying cow, an enchanted frog, a talking parrot, and a wise wizard. Following each performance there will be a Q&A with the cast members. Reservations required.

Carole J. Bufford: Body and Soul - Metropolitan Room
February 13, 2013 - New York

Culled from Broadway, rock 'n' roll, pop and country sources, this is a show unlike any other you've seen, performed by a young artist who has quickly emerged as a star thanks to her uniquely original, theatrical style. She has performed to ovations here in New York at Rose Hall at Jazz at Lincoln Center, Town Hall in numerous Broadway by the Yearconcerts, and Feinstein's at Loew's Regency in the hit, long-running 11 O'Clock Numbers at 11 O'Clock show. Visit website for tickets and show times.

Fashion Week Menu - The Leopard at des Artistes
Through February 13, 2013 - New York

The Leopard at des Artistes will be participating in the Lincoln Square Fashion Plate Prix Fixe, offering a three-course tasting dinner menu and weekend brunch (2/9-10). Click here to view the full menu.

Kindred Reading Series with N.K. Jemisin and Daniel José Older - Word
February 13, 2013 - Brooklyn

N. K. Jemisin is an author of speculative fiction short stories and novels. Her short stories can be found in CLARKESWORLD, POSTSCRIPTS, STRANGE HORIZONS, BAEN’S UNIVERSE, IDEOMANCER and ABYSS & APEX. She currently has written five novels, the Inheritance Trilogy which includes: THE HUNDRED THOUSAND KINGDOMS, THE BROKEN KINGDOMS, THE KINGDOM OF GODS and the Dreamblood (duology): THE KILLING MOON and THE SHADOWED SUN. All are published by ORBIT BOOKS. Her work has been nominated for the Hugo (twice), the Nebula (twice), and the World Fantasy Award; shortlisted for the Crawford, the Gemmell Morningstar, and the Tiptree; and she has won a Locus Award for Best First Novel as well as the Romantic Times Reviewer’s Choice Award. She currently lives in Brooklyn, NY. DANIEL JOSE OLDER - and - Daniel Jose Older is a writer, composer and paramedic of Cuban and Jewish heritage. His short stories have appeared in STRANGE HORIZONS, FLASH FICTION, CROSSED GENRES, and THE INNSMOUTH FREE PRESS and THE SUBVERSION ANTHOLOGY. He is the author of the short story collection SALSA NOCTURNA published by Crossed Genres Press. He is also a member of the Brooklyn-based soul quartet GHOST STAR which mixes old blues, classic jazz, funk. He lives in Brooklyn, NY. Books will be available for sale and signing.

Valentine’s Day Heart Candle Making Event - Make Meaning Upper East Side
February 13, 2013 - New York

Mommybites and Make Meaning invite you and your sweetie to come to Make Meaning's Upper East Side location - the creative activity and events destination - on Wednesday, February 13th, for an exclusive Valentine’s Day Heart Candle-Making event. Hearts will glow with love this Valentine’s Day as you create your own candle for your Valentine. Guests of all ages (minimum age 3) can make and personalize their own heart candle with their favorite color, decorations and even scent. Brimming with embellishments, the candles will make a hot impression – even without a flame. Snacks will be generously provided by Chloe's Soft Serve Fruit Co. For information about Make Meaning visit Purchase your ticket at:’s-day-heart-candle-making-event/

Forever Dusty Sing-along Performance - New World Stages
February 13, 2013 - New York

Forever Dusty, the hit new musical about the life and times of legendary British pop star Dusty Springfield, hosts a one-night-only Sing-A-Long performance. Audience members at this special performance will be invited to participate and sing along to Dusty's greatest hits, including "Son of a Preacher Man," "You Don't Have to Say You Love Me," "I Only Want to Be With You," along with other classics included in the show, like "Wishin' and Hopin," "Tell Him," and many more. The evening will be co-hosted by comedian Seth Herzog (often seen on "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon") and Drag Diva Sherry Vine (Here TV's "She's Living For This"), and fans are encouraged to dress in their best Dusty blonde beehive wigs and 1960s garb.

The Civil War in Words & Music - The Cooper Union - The Great Hall
February 13, 2013 - New York

Words and music of the Civil War era will fill The Cooper Union’s Great Hall, site of Lincoln’s 1860 “Right Makes Might” speech, in a celebration of the birthday of our 16th president starring Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter Judy Collins and featuring Tony Award-nominated and film actor Stephen Lang (Avatar, The Speed of Darkness, Gettysburg, Gods and Generals), Tony and Obie Award-winning actor/singer André De Shields (The Wiz, The Full Monty), pop folk singer/songwriter Dar Williams, members of The Classical Theater Of Harlem and nationally renowned Lincoln scholar Harold Holzer. Collins will perform popular songs of the era, including some of Lincoln’s favorites: Beautiful Dreamer, Johnny I hardly Knew You and The Last Rose of Summer, as well as composer Aaron Copland’s Lincoln Portrait, featuring excerpts from Lincoln’s great documents including the Gettysburg Address. Williams will sing, as well. Lang and De Shields return to The Great Hall to reprise their roles as Lincoln and abolitionist Frederick Douglass, respectively, and engage in a riveting dialogue constructed from historical documents, personal letters and speeches. Holzer, chairman of the national Lincoln Bicentennial Foundation and a consultant on Steven Spielberg’s 2012 film, Lincoln, compiled the dialogue and will serve as master of ceremonies. This free performance, the 2013 John Jay Iselin Memorial Lecture, was made possible with the support of the Franklin Fund for The Great Hall and the New York State Archives Partnership Trust.

Hats Off to Dr. Seuss! Exhibition - New York Public Library
Through February 13, 2013 - New York

In celebration of the 75th anniversary of Dr. Seuss's second book, The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins, Dr. Seuss's never-before-seen hat collection will be exhibited. Following the unveiling, this exhibition will travel the country along with Dr. Seuss's little-known Secret Art Collection, a series of Estate authorized works adapted from Ted Geisel's original drawings, paintings, and sculpture. Hats Off to Dr. Seuss! is a rare and exciting exhibition as this is the first time any of these hats have traveled outside the Seuss Estate.

XOXO’S Shirtless Male "Hot Cupids" Celebrate Valentine's Day - Herald Square
February 13, 2013 - New York

XOXO, contemporary fashion brand, celebrates Valentine's Day with an eye-catching event featuring the brand's dreamy, shirtless male models (a.k.a "Hot Cupids"). They will be stationed in New York City's Herald Square, ready to help smart, sexy ladies "get some XOXO" this Valentine's Day. While women are shopping for last-minute Valentine's Day gifts and date night ensembles, the "Hot Cupids" will be centrally located near Macy's Herald Square to meet-and-greet, pose for photos, and hand out free exclusive Valentine's Day XOXO Survival Kits containing must-have items to make this holiday extra-special.

Breastfeeding for Beginners - Rivertown Mamas
February 13, 2013 - Dobbs Ferry

Breastfeeding is unquestionably natural, but by definition every first-time mama is a first-time breastfeeder and therefore can benefit from a little instruction. Breastfeeding for Beginners is informative, practical, and insightful, but it's also relaxed. A wide range of topics will be covered, including: * how to initiate breastfeeding * recognizing feeding cues * techniques for ensuring a good latch * different positions for breastfeeding * how to know if baby is getting "enough" * common myths and misconceptions * nursing gear (bras, pumps, milk storage, etc.) * working and breastfeeding * and much more The class is highly interactive, with ample time for discussion and questions. It is recommended for women in their 34th week of pregnancy and beyond. Registration is on an ongoing basis, with participants limited to 10 expectant moms per class plus one additional support person each, if desired.

Michelle Dowdy : A Brass Act - 54 Below
February 13, 2013 - New York

Broadway's Michelle Dowdy (Hairspray) rocks the house, featuring the brassy songs of strong women, ranging from Bette Midler to Judy Garland. Featuring a seven piece band lead by Dylan Glatthorn (who is providing some fresh arrangements to some of your favorite tunes), Michelle will also place her own unique stamp on some trunk songs that are soon to be standards.

Valentines Day Chocolate Workshop - Basketworks
February 13, 2013 - Syosset

A fun filled chocolate-making workshop where the kids will make delicious gifts or personal chocolate pieces, just in time for Valentines Day.

Sunnery James & Ryan Marciano - Bliss Lounge
February 13, 2013 - Clifton

Wednesday February 13 RPM presents a Special Event... SUNNERY JAMES & RYAN MARCIANO at BLISS GET TICKETS Doors 9PM - 3AM Table Reservations 973-773-2110 Bliss Lounge 955 Allwood Rd Clifton, NJ 07012

Life After EI: What's Next? - THe SMILE Center
February 13, 2013 - Midtown

Does your child receive Early Intervention services? Will he or she turn 3 in 2013? Sarah Birnbaum of New York Special Needs Support will give a free presentation about how to: - Figure out whether your child will still need services after EI - Obtain the best evaluations and guidance - Find an appropriate preschool - Set up the right therapy and preschool program - Get the best outcome from your CPSE meeting RSVP to

The Louis Armstrong Centennial Band - Birdland
February 13, 2013 - New York

Inspired by jazz pioneers Louis Armstrong, Bix Beiderbecke, Duke Ellington, Jelly Roll Morton and others, David Ostwald's Louis Armstrong Centennial Band breathes life and passion into America's own great art form.

Valentine's Day Champagne and Dessert Cruise - New York Water Taxi
February 14, 2013 - New York

Romance on the high seas is on the horizon! Join NY Water Taxi for their Champagne and Dessert Valentine's Day cruise! Embark on a sumptuous champagne and dessert cruise aboard the New York Water Taxi with the glittering NYC skyline and majestic Lady Liberty as your backdrop. Enjoy an assortment of sweets to share with your sweetie, lip-smacking cocktails and music to set the mood. You will love this boat ride! INCLUDES: An assortment of desserts; Unlimited champagne, cocktails and soft drinks. SCHEDULE: Departs from Pier 17, South Street Seaport on Thursday, February 14, 2013 from 9:00 pm-10:30 pm.

Fashion Plate Prix Fixe - Various Lincoln Square-area restaurants & eateries
Through February 14, 2013 - New York

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week is back in New York City and Lincoln Square restaurants step up to the plate! The runways will be lit and the area's restaurants are sure to be packed with people taking advantage of Lincoln Square BID's successful dining promotions: Fashion Plate Prix Fixe and Lincoln Square Crew Cuts. The Event runs February 7-14 and the Upper West Side's most popular restaurants are hosting fashionably exceptional deals for everyone coming to, living in or working in the Lincoln Square neighborhood. The promotion expands each season with American Table Cafe & Bar, Andanada 141 and Arpeggio Food & Wine being three of the latest additions to the list of participating restaurants. Also new this season, a few of the participants are offering drink specials such as $5 Blackberry Bellinis at 'wichcraft (at David Rubenstein Atrium). Crew members working fashion related events can even grab take-out offerings from a wide range of affordable food establishments in the Lincoln Square Crew Cuts program. Fashion Plate Prix Fixe is open to the public for lunch, dinner and brunches during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week. 28 restaurants are offering outstanding menu options, for example: Upper West Side staple Atlantic Grill is featuring a $25 Prix Fixe lunch special as well a three-course dinner for only $38; The Smith is hosting a $27 three-course lunch and complimentary sparkling morning punch with any breakfast entree; and a special two-course, modern Italian brunch is being offered at Lincoln Ristorante for $35. For a complete list of participating restaurants, click below.

February 14, 2013 - Manhattan

Treat yourself and your sweetie to burlesque this Valentine's Day, with a date to Filthy Gorgeous Valentine Burlesque at the Highline Ballroom. This amazing event features live music & bawdy burlesque from New York's finest performers. Filthy Gorgeous Burlesque is the creation of Jen Gapay of Thirsty Girl Productions, who is the producer of The New York Burlesque Festival. Adults only.

Freddie Jackson Valentine's Day Show - BB Kings Blues Club and Grill
February 14, 2013 - New York

Freddie Jackson is one of the biggest stars to dominate the R&B charts seemingly at will in the late '80s and early '90s. Known for his sophisticated, romantic soul ballads aimed at adult audiences, he is also capable of tackling urban contemporary dance fare and even the occasional jazz tune. Like so many soul stars, Jackson was trained as a gospel singer from an early age, singing at the White Rock Baptist Church. There he met Paul Laurence, who would later become his producer and songwriting partner

Mother Goose Rhymes for Tots - Rose Memorial Library
February 14, 2013 - Stony Point

Parents with walkers up to 24 months are invited to join the library for feltboard stories, Mother Goose rhymes, finger plays, creative movement with songs, a simple sticker craft, and bubbles. Thursdays through February 14. Pre-registration is required.

Storytime for Tots - Rose Memorial Library
February 14, 2013 - Stony Point

Parents with children ages 24-36 months are invited to this introduction to storytime with simple picture book stories, finger plays, creative movement with music, and a themed coloring sheet. Thursdays through February 14. Pre-registration is required.

Mitzvah Play Date with Exceptional Young Adults - JCC Rockland
February 14, 2013 - West Nyack

Local teens are invited to help host a play date for their peers who have special needs. Come shoot pool, play games, bake cookies, or do other activities with young adults from various agencies throughout the community. Host teens can get community service credit for their participation.

After School Storytime - Manhasset Public Library
February 14, 2013 - Manhasset

Longer stories and crazy crafts are all part of the fun. This is a drop-off class for children in K-2. Registration required.

Valentine's Day Jump N Craft - Pump It Up
February 14, 2013 - Plainview

Jump on over to Pump It Up for a Valentine's Day Jump-N-Craft. Kids will get bounce time, followed by a special Valentine's Craft making session in the party rooms. Price includes a slice of pizza per child also. Spend time with your special someone while your kids bounce. Spaces are limited; please call to make a reservation.

PreSchool Storytime - Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library
February 14, 2013 - Garnerville

Children ages 3-5 can come in for stories, songs, puppets, and more. Pre-registration is required. Thursdays through May 16.

Bouncing Babies - Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library
February 14, 2013 - Garnerville

Non-walkers and their parent, grandparent, or caregiver are invited for rhymes, songs, and fingerplays. Pre-registration is required. Thursdays through May 16.

Family Movie Night! - Haverstraw King’s Daughters Public Library
February 14, 2013 - Garnerville

Come in for a movie and free popcorn too. Families welcome.

Stories in Spanish & English - Haverstraw King’s Daughters Public Library
February 14, 2013 - Garnerville

Children ages 3-6 can hear stories in Spanish and English. Pre-registration is required. Thursdays through May 16.

Mavis Staples - Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
February 14, 2013 -

Celebrate Valentine's Day with the recipient of a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award: Mavis Staples, the woman hailed as one of the "100 Greatest Singers of All Time" by Rolling Stone and the 100 Greatest Women of Rock and Roll by VH1. The legendary gospel, soul, and R&B singer, who defined those genres for decades with her family band, The Staple Singers, also sang at the inaugurations of presidents Kennedy, Carter, and Clinton.

Yoga for Children - Congregation Sons of Israel
February 14, 2013 - Upper Nyack

Children ages 2-6 are invited to participate in this playful approach to yoga. Pre-registration is requested.

Visitor Day - Cornerstone Christian School
February 14, 2013 - New City

Rockland's only Christian elementary school, serving kindergarden through 6th grade, invites prospective parents to visit the school and learn about its programs.

Puppets Read Jokes - White Plains Public Library
February 14, 2013 - White Plains

Make a puppet, then learn how to use the puppet and practice reading jokes.

T.A.B. (Teen Advisory Board) - Cambria Heights Library
February 14, 2013 - Cambria Heights

Teens can let their voices be heard and share ideas when they join the Cambria Heights' Teen Advisory Board. They can give their input on all things young adult related.

Discovery of Art: Maxfield Parrish (2008) - Nassau County Museum of Art
February 14, 2013 - Roslyn Harbor

A 45-minute film exploring the works of one of the greatest 20th-century American painters and illustrators, whose work was characterized by blue skies, pastoral landscapes and captivating figures. First come, first seated.

Who Loves Ya? - Brooklyn Public Library, Dyker branch
February 14, 2013 - Dyker Heights

Make valentine's day arts and crafts for your special ones.

Preschool Fun Time - Brooklyn Public Library, Kings Bay branch
February 14, 2013 - Homecrest

Stories, singing, and arts and crafts for preschoolers

Valentine's Day Letter-Writing Station - Pottery Barn Kids - The Westchester
February 14, 2013 - White Plains

Kids can create a Valentine for a special friend or loved one, and the store will even mail it if you provide an address.

Teen Thursdays - Yonkers Public Library - Riverfront
February 14, 2013 - Yonkers

Hang out with Z, the teen librarian, create arts & crafts, play board games/PS3, take quizzes, enter a monthly raffle, and win small prizes at Bingo...and more. Something different every week. Open to tweens and teens, ages 12-19 in the Teen Scene.

Celebrate Love With Laughter - Gotham Comedy Club
February 14, 2013 - New York

Spend Valentine's Day with Joe Matarese! Enjoy special show packages! GENERAL ADMISSION: $25 Cover + 2 Beverage Minimum Per Person VIP PACKAGE: $115 + Tax PER COUPLE Includes: Split bottle of Veuve Clicquot (375 ml), Gourmet Dessert to Share, A Rose for Your Loved One & Gratuity VIP GOLD PACKAGE: $195 + Tax PER COUPLE Includes: A Private Table For 2 (limited availability), Open Bar OR A Bottle of Champagne, Gourmet Dessert to Share, A Rose for your Loved One & Gratuity

Growing Dollars and Sense for Teens - Brooklyn Public Library, central branch
February 14, 2013 - Prospect Heights

Teens learn about banking and maintaining a portfolio through virtual investing.

Romance Under the Stars - American Museum of Natural History
February 14, 2013 - Upper West Side

Celebrate the holiday with a unique NYC experience only at the Hayden Planetarium! Join us for a cocktail hour, complete with open bar, Champagne, chocolate-covered strawberries, and hors d'oeuvres, along with the music of the Josh Rutner Quartet. Then, join one of our astronomers in the Planetarium for a view of the night sky. Sit back, hold hands, and enjoy some of the greatest romance stories of all time.

Valentine's Day at Beardsley Zoo - Beardsley Zoo
February 14, 2013 - Bridgeport

Anyone wearing red today gets 15 percent off admission.

Afternoon Adventures: Love Birds - Connecticut Audubon Society
February 14, 2013 - Fairfield

This drop-in program starts with a love bird story. After the story check the birdfeeders for cardinals and other birds and make heart-shaped treats to feed winter animal friends. All ages are welcome; children must be accompanied by an actively participating adult.(Live animals are not part of this presentation.)

Creating Flyers in Microsoft Word - Far Rockaway Library
February 14, 2013 - Far Rockaway

Learn how to use Microsoft Word to create flyers for upcoming holiday parties, small business needs, or distributing information.

Drama Posse - Hillcrest Library
February 14, 2013 - Flushing

Children and teens ages 11-14, can try their hand at acting, and perform in a live show especially for kids. Budding actors, musicians, scenery artists, sound effects techs, and stagehands are needed. Weekly meetings and rehearsals are required for all actors and actresses.

Toddler Storytime - Pomonok Library
February 14, 2013 - Flushing

Enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and crafts for children ages 18 to 36 months.Preregistration is required.

Picture Book Time - Auburndale Library
February 14, 2013 - Flushing

Children ages 3-5 and their caregivers can celebrate Valentine's Day with stories, songs, and fingerplays with Marianne G.

Mini Musicians - South Norwalk Library
February 14, 2013 - South Norwalk

Children age 3-5 are invited to make music. The session includes singing, dancing, musical stories, and jamming with musical instruments. Children will learn basic musical concepts like rhythm, pitch, and tempo, while participating in fun, hands-on games and activities. The program is limited to 15 participants and registration is required. You can register online or call x 15903.

Parkinson's Support Group - New York Methodist Hospital
February 14, 2013 -

A support group for those with Parkinson's disease. Meets every second Thursday of the month. Call for exact location.

Valentine's Day Party! - What's Cooking?
February 14, 2013 - Oyster Bay

Love is in the air at this delightful What's Cooking? 2-hour special workshop. Children will make a craft and create a lovely Valentine's Day dinner with a take-home treat. Menu will include: Heart-shaped meatballs and spaghetti, heart-shaped pepperoni pizza, eat-your-heart-out cookies, chocolate dipped strawberries and a love potion smoothie.

'Kiss Me Again' Valentine's Day Book Signing with Rachel Vail - Bank Street Bookstore
February 14, 2013 - Morningside Heights

Crushes, kisses, and forbidden love? Sounds like Valentine's Day with author Rachel Vail. Meet Rachel as she signs copies and reads from her new book "Kiss Me Again." Enjoy a love-packed event with Valentine's treats, a "Kissy Face" word game, and prizes. The follow-up to "If We Kiss," Rachel Vail's addictive story of first kisses and heartbreak, "Kiss Me Again" at long last answers the question of what happens when a crush so off-limits it has to be a fantasy suddenly becomes something very real.

Valentine's Day Dinner - Hornblower Cruises and Events
February 14, 2013 - New York

Experience the most romantic dinner cruise aboard the finest yacht on the Hudson. Enjoy an elegant dinner, champagne toast, and ever changing views. Create a new tradition with your loved one as you dance the night away to songs played by our DJ entertainer.

NATURE EXPLORERS SERIES: Shapes in Nature - Suffolk County Environmental Center
February 14, 2013 - Islip

Winter can be dreary, but if you look carefully the woods are still filled with surprising color. Join educator Amanda Johnson to search for and draw the hidden hues of winter. For children ages 2 1/2 to 5 and an accompanying adult

Wine and Tango Sampling - Pearl Studio
February 14, 2013 - New York

New York City’s premier school of Argentine Tango is hosting a fantastically unique event.Strictly TangoNYC’s exclusive Wine & Tango Sampling is the perfect evening for those intrigued by this elegant and sensuous dance, or for anyone seeking a truly one-of-a-kind experience. Have a taste of tango for the first time with New York City’s only school dedicated strictly to Argentine Tango. Learn about the origins of this passionate dance by tasting the rich flavors of the local wines and sampling traditional Argentinean foods. A special “Taste of Tango” introductory class will be given by Strictly Tango NYC’s Maestro and tango show producer Sergio Segura. Later in the evening, experience a fun side of tango not found anywhere else with tango games, stage tango poses, tango line dancing, and tango demonstrations. Special performances will be given by instructors and students of the school to illuminate the drama of tango at a performance level. Whether you have always wanted to learn tango or have never thought of dancing at all, if you have a desire to break from the ordinary our Wine and Tango Sampling is a night not to be missed! WHO: Strictly Tango NYC WHAT: Wine & Tango Sampling: A Taste of Argentina WHEN: Thursday, Jan 10th from 7:30-10pm WHERE: Pearl Studios, 519 8th Ave. 12th Fl. Studio G $35/ PERSON STNYC Students $25 + FREE guest 2 people $65 Guests of this event will be privy to exclusive offers on tango class packages: Private lessons 10%OFF Unlimited Class Package 20% OFF Special Workshop 30% OFF First time students 50% OFF ..because one taste is never enough Include: • Cover • Wine sampling • One glass of wine of your choice • Snacks • “Taste of Tango” class • Tango games **Cash bar will be available to purchase additional refreshments and wine. ***Sign up for our email list and receive our discounted “Friends and Family” rate!***

'Cinderella: The Oldest Story Ever Told' - Circle in the Square Theatre
February 14, 2013 - Midtown West

THIS SHOW IS NOW SOLD OUT. This multicultural version of Cinderella features interwoven tales from China, India, and Africa. In one of the stories there is a magic fish instead of a fairy godmother and in another Cinderella is a boy. You'll also meet a flying cow, an enchanted frog, a talking parrot, and a wise wizard. Following each performance there will be a Q&A with the cast members. Reservations required.

Cross-Stitch Circle - DiMenna Children's History Museum at New-York Historical Society
February 14, 2013 - Upper West Side

Drop in to try your skills at one of the oldest forms of embroidery in the world.

The Nightmare River Band - Rockwood Music Hall II
February 14, 2013 - New York

The Nightmare River Band has drawn comparisons to alt/folk/country contemporaries such as Mumford and Sons and The Avett Brothers. While this sound is rapidly gaining popularity and bandwagon jumpers, The Nightmare River Band is continuing to do just what they’ve done since their formation, taking their music on the road to bring the Nightmare to your town.

The Magnet School of the Arts, PS 171 OPEN HOUSE - PS171
February 14, 2013 - Astoria

There is a caring, calm, and welcoming environment at Magnet School of the Arts, PS 171Q. Using a multi-disciplinary thematic curriculum aligned with the core standards the Magnet School of the Arts integrates the arts into all aspects of learning. The thematic approach to learning across all grade levels empowers the students to achieve their full potential. Studying the arts focuses the mind. Students learn discipline, cooperative play, and gain understanding of the role of art in a civil society. Students are encouraged to find the intellectual and emotional connection to the aesthetic experience of creating art. They learn through the process of creating visual art and performance. Magnet School of the Arts, PS 171Q offers high quality, comprehensive instruction in art, music, movement/dance, which includes trips to museums, theaters, and galleries as well as artists-in-residence programs for all grades. Enjoy a tour of the school and meet the families of PS 171 at the PJ’s and a Book Party. The NYC Department of Education, Magnet Schools are schools of choice offering distinct, innovative, thematic learning opportunities for your child. Each federally funded magnet school offers specialized curriculum aligned to the school theme with student activities designed to promote academic excellence. The non-testing application is available for all District 30 students grades Kindergarten through 8. To learn more about magnet schools, arrange a tour or receive an application please call 718-759-4977.

Starlight Music Series - Angela Workman - Top of the Rock
February 14, 2013 - New York

Visit the 67th floor at Top of the Rock Observation Deck on February 6th, 14th, 20th & 27th to experience the winter music showcase. Enjoy live music while taking in the spectacular, 360-degree panorama of New York City. Wine and champagne from Brasserie Ruhlmann will also be available for purchase. The Starlight Music Series is free with the price of admission to Top of the Rock. For the musical lineup and to purchase tickets, visit or call (212) 698-2000.

Love Takes Over Times Square - Times Square
February 14, 2013 - New York

Love will be in the Times Square air this February. Thousands of New Yorkers and tourists are invited to visit Times Square on Valentine's Day to experience a full range of heartfelt activities, ranging from the romantic to the platonic participate in a public vow renewal ceremony on a heated pop-up beach by the iconic Red Steps to be broadcast live in Times Square on the American Eagle Times Square Digital Billboard and webcast live at, and they can enter a contest to win a second honeymoon to Aruba, One happy island. Others can stroll through Heartwalk, a wooden, heart-shaped enclosure made of materials collected in areas ravaged by Hurricane Sandy

Cupid is Stupid! Anti-Valentine's Bash - New York Water Taxi
February 14, 2013 -

Grab your friends, co-workers, and the rest of your crew for our first ever Anti-Valentine's Day bash! This awesome evening starts with bowling at 300 New York that is sure to make for some friendly competition. Make some new friends while enjoying passed hors d'oeuvres and unlimited Beer, Wine and Soft Drinks. This is the party where anything can happen - some will get spares, some will leave as pairs! Then embark on a sumptuous Champagne & Dessert Cruise aboard New York Water Taxi with the glittering NYC skyline and majestic Lady Liberty as your backdrop. Enjoy an assortment of sweets and unlimited Beer, Wine, Soft Drinks and Champage Cocktails!

Straight No Chaser - Beacon Theatre
February 14, 2013 - New York

The a cappella sensation performs a special Valentine's Day show.

BeLOVE It or Not! Valentine's Day 'Buy One, Get One Free' Ticket Offer - Ripley's Believe It or Not! Times Square
February 14, 2013 - New York

This Valentine's Day, Ripley's Believe It or Not! Times Square is inviting couples to skip the cliche dinner dates and plan an out-of-the-ordinary rendezvous filled with curiosity, amazement and amour. Couples willing to prove their love (or extreme like) with a kiss will receive special "buy one, get one free" ticket pricing. Ripley's BeLOVE It or Not! "buy one, get one free" ticket offer is available on Thursday, February 14, 2013 only. To redeem this special savings, couples are required to kiss at the admission desk. Regular adult admission is $29.95. Discount cannot be combined with any other offer.

Ice Cream Extravaganza - WeeZee World of Yes I Can
February 14, 2013 - Chappaqua

Kids are invited to make their own delicious "Coldstone Creation" with a variety of flavors and toppings, as well as play and enjoy WeeZee's 16,000-square-foot kids' gym. Event sponsored by Cold Stone Creamery.

Judy Collins - Metropolitan Museum of Art
February 14, 2013 -

Folk legend Judy Collins makes her third Metropolitan Museum appearance with a Valentine's Day-themed program on the day itself. This concert will be streamed live. Ticket holders to Judy Collins are invited to enjoy a three-course Perfect Pairs Dinner in the Members Dining Room, featuring classic food and wine pairings for $75 per person ($100 with wine pairing).

Valentine's Day Concert - Bartow Pell Mansion Museum
February 14, 2013 - Bronx

The ensemble As You Like It performs romantic 19th-century and earlier music—in costume—during an hour-long concert in the mansion's enchanting double parlors. If the spirit moves you, enjoy classic French bistro fare afterwards at Bistro SK on City Island. Registration required.

How to Make Your Own Gourmet Chocolate Truffles for 20's & 30's - JCC in Manhattan
February 14, 2013 - Upper West Side

The deep, luxurious taste of truffles captures the essence of chocolate. Wai Chu, author and former co-owner of El Eden Chocolates, shows you how to make truffles guaranteed to satisfy even the most die-hard chocoholic. Learn everything about truffle making from choosing the right chocolate to making and rolling the ganache, and tempering chocolate for finishing the truffles. You'll make an assortment of flavors including champagne, mocha hazelnut, and creamy milk chocolate.

Unloveable: A Smiths and Morrissey Valentine's Day featuring The Sons and Heirs - Bell House
February 14, 2013 - Brooklyn

A New York tradition returns! The Sons & Heirs host a passionate evening of the songs that saved your lives, the music of The Smiths & Morrissey, on Valentines Day at the beautiful Bell House in Brooklyn. Come with your stalwart lover, your girl afraid, or find a stitch to wear, park the car by the side of the road and stand on your own. There will be flowers on stage, and this humdrum town will be young and alive. This year we will be joined by two very special guests. Dan Neustadt (of The Hold Steady) will open the night up with a Smiths cabaret, and comedian Dave Hill will lighten things up before we hit the stage.

Love Bites: The Power Ballads Singalong - Union Hall
February 14, 2013 - Brooklyn

What better way to celebrate Valentine's Day than by singing along and pumping your fist in the air to a soul shaking collection of both pro-love and love sucks power ballad music video hits from the 80's and 90's? We've got videos from Journey, Bryan Adams, Bon Jovi, Aerosmith, Seal, The Bangles, Def Leppard, Night Ranger, R. Kelly, Meatloaf, Bonnie Tyler, Poison, Cyndi Lauper, Guns N' Roses and a whole lot more and they've all been lovingly hand subtitled so all the lyrics are on the screen for the entire crowd to sing along to! It's the perfect V-Day dinner or post-dinner date or even no date activity! The single and bitter as well as the smitten couples are invited to come celebrate the awesomeness and pain of love by bringing their voices together while holding their lighters aloft and power fisting along to some sick guitar riffs. BYOL (Bring Your Own Lighters).

The Rejection Show Valentine's Day Heartbreak Haven - Littlefield
February 14, 2013 - Brooklyn

The live comedy series, The Rejection Show and the book, Rejected: Tales of the Failed Dumped & Canceled is celebrating Valentine's Day with an evening of its best breakup, heartbreak and love related performances/stories from within the book and shows past, present and future - blending into an evening of love songs, live music, and a party. If you're single, feeling alone, rejected, don't have a date or don't like traditional Valentine's Day routines then Littlefield is the place to be on Valentine's Day 2013! Don't feel left out happy couples. All are welcome to party and see some hilariously heartbreaking performances and join the fun.

Valentine's Day Dinner Cruise - Spirit Cruises
February 14, 2013 -

Make a romantic memory aboard the vibrant and festive Spirit and treat the one you love to a bountiful buffet, engaging DJ entertainment, dancing and strolls beneath the stars. On our warm and cozy climate-controlled decks, this special day will be everything you dreamed of, and more. Each couple will receive a single rose and a champagne toast.

Valentine's Day Dinner Cruise - Bateaux New York
February 14, 2013 - New York

Nothing's more magnificent than a Valentine's Day celebration on the water aboard New York's most sophisticated cruising vessel, Bateaux. Create a memory that will last as long as your love.

Valentine's Day Party - Citibabes
February 14, 2013 - Greenwich Village

Celebrate love Citibabes style with a Valentine's Day party with live music, cupcake decorating by Junior's Fresh, photo booth by Bellamy Blue Photography, and arts & crafts. RSVP required at 212-334-5440 or

Morgan Page - Pacha NYC
February 14, 2013 - New York

Thursday February 14 Pacha NYC & RPM present… MORGAN PAGE $10 BEFORE 12 MIDNIGHT Click here to get on the list... GET TICKETS Doors 10pm Table Reservations 212.209.7500 Pacha NYC 618 W.46th St.

Macaulay Culkin's iPod Presents a Saved by the Bell Valentine's Dance - Le Poisson Rouge
February 14, 2013 - New York

2nd Annual Valentines POP UP - Matted LIC
Through February 14, 2013 - Long Island City

It's not too late to find a unique valentine gift for that special someone. See a new collection of gifts for the whole family. Mention this post and get 20% off any store stock gift item. See a few of the gift ideas from Matted Inc. below: Protect your loved ones forever with these new chic medic alert ids by Kate Ward, a local New York artist Give your someone special a brlliant necklace or ring with a far east flair from www. Suz Somersall talented jewelry artist, featured in Lucky Magazine this month will bring treasures she designed while leaving in the Far East!

V-Day Singles Party - Dragones at China Latina
February 14, 2013 - New York

On Valentine's night, head to Dragones, a rooftop lounge in Manhattan's Flower District, dancing away the night with the V-Day Singles PARTY! Open bar from 8 pm to 12 am (beer, well shots, and wine) to lubricate the festivities. Discount tickets in advance only! $75 at the door. Open bar and live DJ. Enjoy the Latin American meets Asian food downstairs at China Latina for 50% off with a party ticket! Inside the Hotel Indigo in Chelsea, NYC.Visit for tickets

Showgasm. - Ars Nova
February 14, 2013 - New York

Happy Half Hour, featuring $2 drink specials @ 7:30pm. What is Showgasm, you ask? It's a retweet from your celebrity crush, furtive glances across a church camp dining hall, the OkCupid headquarters in flames. Or more simply put, a raucous variety show with performances ranging from hilarious to titillating to utterly inappropriate. Come. You've never looked better! Hosted by John Early. Featuring performances by Kristen Johnston, Murderfist, Jacqueline Novak, Spencer Novich and additional performers to be announced!

Valentine's Bday Dinner & Comedy - Salsa con Fuego
February 14, 2013 - Bronx

Pre-Fix Menu Includes: Appetizer, Entree, & Dessert For Each Person Two Reservation Seating Available 5pm to 7pm & 8pm to 10pm To purchase tickets, go to Live Comedy Show from MTV's "Yo Momma" Chris Grant & Anthony Aj Foster with Jamar Johnson 1st Showing at 7pm and 2nd Showing 10pm Live Dj Spinning The Best of All Latin, Hip Hop, Reggae, Top 40, Mashups One Couple will win a complimentary bottle of Moet Hookah Available. For more information, text Eric Virgil at 917-664-2686, email or go to

Brooklyn Decker & Ray Rice - Gillette World's Largest Shave & Kiss Event - Shops at Columbus Circle
February 14, 2013 - New York

To celebrate the kiss on the most romantic day of the year, Valentine’s Day, Gillette is challenging couples to put their kissing to the test and compete to break two Guinness World Records® feats. Actress Brooklyn Decker and pro football player Ray Rice will kick-off The World’s Largest Shave & Kiss Event where hundreds of men will attempt to break the record for world’s largest shaving lesson, led by the head barber from New York City’s Blind Barber. Immediately following, these men will find their significant others and show off their smooth lips to try and break the record for the most kisses in one minute by a couple. All puckered-up participants will receive a Gillette swag bag! Gift bags and event participation are on a first come, first served basis. Guinness World Records® adjudicators will be on-site to govern the record attempts. Gillette will also announce the results of its live national Kiss & Tell experiment that was conducted in 16 U.S. cities from January 16 – February 6. The results are in, and women have made it clear what they prefer t These events have already taken place. Click Here for the Latest Calendar of Events

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