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TODAY'S FAMILY & KIDS ACTIVITIES IN BRONX-APR 21

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There's so many fun and educational activities for kids and the whole family everyday in the Bronx. If you're looking for music, museums, arts & crafts-or even just time spent outdoors-you'll find it here! Browse our daily activities, or if you'd like to plan ahead, check out the NY Metro Parents' calendar!.

American Watercolor Society - 146th Annual International Exhibition - Salmagundi Club
Through April 21, 2013 - New York

The AWS annual is one of the premier watercolor exhibits in the world. Over 1200 artists from throughout the United States and 12 foreign countries submitted their work to a panel of jurors chosen from signature members of the AWS. Of these submissions (one per artist), 114 paintings were selected for the exhibition. Forty paintings from the show are selected for the Traveling Exhibition, which will tour museums and galleries across the country during the next year. For the schedule of the Traveling Exhibition, and to see images of the prize-winning entries, visit www.americanwatercolorsociety.org.

Spa Week - Various Locations
Through April 21, 2013 -

Since its inception in 2004, Spa Week Media Group has been a true pioneer in the spa and wellness industry. Spa Week, the country's leading and most reputable Spa Marketing Event, has made it possible for millions of people across North America to experience the healing and therapeutic benefits of the spa with its Spring and Fall Events' affordable $50 treatments. Visit www.spaweek.com for details and participating spas.

The Shaping of New Visions: Photography, Film, Photobook - Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Through April 21, 2013 - Midtown

This exhibition, covering the period from 1910 to today, offers a critical reassessment of photography's role in the avant-garde and neo-avant-garde movements -- with a special emphasis on the medium's relation to Dada, Bauhaus, Surrealism, Constructivism, New Objectivity, Conceptual, and Post-Conceptual art -- and in the development of contemporary artistic practices. The shaping of what came to be known as "New Vision" photography bore the obvious influence of "lens-based" and "time-based" works. El Lissitzky best summarized its ethos: "The new world will not need little pictures," he wrote in The Conquest of Art (1922). "If it needs a mirror, it has the photograph and the cinema." Bringing together over 250 works from MoMA's collection, the exhibition features major projects by Man Ray, Laszlo Moholy-Nagy, Aleksandr Rodchenko, Germaine Krull, Gerhard Ruhm, Helen Levitt, Daido Moriyama, Robert Heinecken, Ed Ruscha, Martha Rosler, Bernd and Hilla Becher, Philip-Lorca DiCorcia, and Walid Raad, among others. Photographic history is presented as a multivalent history of distinct "new visions," rooted in unconventional and innovative exercises that range from photograms and photomontages to experimental films and photobooks.

Zarina: Paper Like Skin - Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
Through April 21, 2013 - New York

The exhibition Zarina: Paper Like Skin, organized by Allegra Pesenti, Curator, Grunwald Center for the Graphic Arts, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, travels to the Guggenheim Museum as part of its international tour. This retrospective of Indian-born American artist Zarina Hashmi is the first major exploration of the artist's career, charting a developmental arc from her work in the 1960s to the present and includes many seminal works from the late 1960s and early 1970s, woodblock prints, etchings and lithographs, and a small selection of related sculptures in bronze and cast paper. The Guggenheim's recent acquisition of 20 works from a major series of pin drawings from 1975 to 1977 serves as a fulcrum for the New York presentation, which is conceived in close collaboration with the artist. An exhibition catalogue provides insights into her life and work. The New York presentation is organized by Sandhini Poddar, Associate Curator, Asian Art, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum.

Baby Got Bach - 92nd Street Y
April 21, 2013 - Upper East Side

92Y is now the home of Baby Got Bach, a series curated by pianist Orli Shaham, who is joined by friends and members of 92Y School of Music. Each Baby Got Bach concert features opportunities for children to play with real musical instruments, conduct sound experiments, and build their own instruments. The fun continues with a live classical concert and the chance to sing and play along with the musicians. Doors open at 10am. This event is approximately 90 minutes in duration.

Open House - The City Congregation for Humanistic Judaism
April 21, 2013 - Upper West Side

Learn about secular, humanistic Judaism and The City Congregation. Get an overview of its philosophy, programs, and how to connect through Jewish history, culture, and values. Meet Rabbi Peter Schweitzer, visit Sunday KidSchool classes, and learn about the innovative Bar and Bat Mitzvah program, and holiday and Shabbat services. Overview, Q & A at 1:30. Class visitation at 2:45. Childcare available.

Pajanimals Live! National Tour - Best Buy Theater
April 21, 2013 - Midtown

THIS SHOW HAS BEEN CANCELED. For the first time ever, Jim Hensons's Pajanimals will hit the road for a nationwide tour next spring. Pajanimals Live: Pajama Playdate will feature Squacky, Sweetpea Sue, Cowbella, and Apollo singing all of the Pajanimals greatest hits. The live show features two acts and an all new story that's full of audience participation and interactivity.

Chinasaurs: Dinosaur Discoveries from China - Bruce Museum
Through April 21, 2013 - Greenwich

This exhibition features skeletons, skulls, nests and eggs of more than a dozen rare Asian dinosaurs, some highlighting new evidence of the close relationship between birds and dinosaurs. January 26, 2013-April 21, 2013.

Identity: An Exhibition of You! - Connecticut Science Center
Through April 21, 2013 - Hartford

Each visitor's own identity is front and center. The personalized experience allows you to look at your own fingerprints, see your personality as a musical spectrum, investigate where your brain stores your identity, map your social connections, and throughout the exhibition, see yourself from new perspectives: your future self, your symmetrical self, and yourself as a new gender or ethnicity. January 18, 2013-April 21, 2013.

Sunday Studio @ The Met - The Metropolitan Museum of Art
April 21, 2013 - Upper East Side

Try your hand at creating works of art right next to the ones in the museum's galleries. Each Sunday Studio focuses on a different culture and art form and features family-friendly activities led by an artist. Art supplies are provided.

MELISSA MANCHESTER - BB King Blues Club & Grill
April 21, 2013 - New York

MOR singer-songwriter Melissa Manchester, whose father was a bassoonist for the New York Metropolitan Opera, began singing commercial jingles at age 15 and went on to become a staff writer for Chappell Music while attending the High School of Performing Arts. After taking a songwriting class at New York University taught by Paul Simon, Manchester took her talents to the Manhattan club scene, where she was discovered by Bette Midler and Barry Manilow; the two hired her as a backup singer in 1971. She recorded her debut album, Home to Myself, in 1973, co-writing many of the songs with Carole Bayer Sager. 1975's Melissa produced her first Top Ten hit, "Midnight Blue," and set the tone for most of her career with its direct, slickly produced MOR pop sound. She and Kenny Loggins co-wrote the latter's 1978 duet hit with Stevie Nicks, "Whenever I Call You Friend," and the following year, Manchester returned to the Top Ten with "Don't Cry Out Loud." 1980 saw Manchester become the first singer to have two movie themes nominated for Academy Awards (Ice Castles and The Promise); two years later she achieved her highest Billboard singles chart placing with the number five hit "You Should Hear How She Talks About You," which won a Grammy for Best Female Vocal Performance.

African Penguins - Maritime Aquarium
Through April 21, 2013 - Norwalk

Back for a celebratory but brief encore, a small exhibit of Africa penguins will be on special display for two months. They waddle comically on land but swim gracefully in the water, all while dressed semi-formally in black-and-white attire. And they're not all from the South Pole. African penguins actually are native to temperate South Africa. Come learn more about these birds, whose conservation status is listed as vulnerable. Penguin encounters are available for an additional fee.

The Path of Nature: French Paintings from the Wheelock Whitney Collection, 1785-1850 - Metropolitan Museum of Art
Through April 21, 2013 - New York

In 2003 the Metropolitan Museum acquired a significant group of paintings spanning a key period in European history, beginning with the advent of the French Revolution and concluding with the reign of Louis-Philippe. Assembled by the New York connoisseur Wheelock Whitney between 1972 and 2000, this collection reveals a rich tradition of painting out of doors nearly a century before Impressionism, thus amplifying the role of the natural world as a source of inspiration to artists on the cusp of the modern epoch. This exhibition of fifty paintings is the first to be devoted entirely to the Whitney collection and includes examples by numerous painters who are thought to be represented in no other American museum.

Step Up and Walk Benefiting Human Growth Foundation - Flushing Meadows - Corona Park
April 21, 2013 - Queens

Human Growth Foundation will host the 1st Annual 4.8K Step Up and Walk event on Sunday, April 21, 2013 at Flushing Meadows - Corona Park in Queens, NY. The event will help raise awareness of growth hormone disorders and raise funds to help provide research, education, support and advocacy. It will feature dignitaries, celebrities, entertainment for all ages, community vendors, giveaways and awards to Top Fundraising Walkers and Top Fundraising Teams. To register and for more information, visit: http://hgfound.org/stepupandwalk_event_registration.html. LIKE the walk on Facebook at www.facebook.com/StepUpAndWalk. Join us on Blogger at http://stepupandwalk.blogspot.com.

Drawing Surrealism - Morgan Library & Museum
Through April 21, 2013 - New York

Bringing together more than 160 works on paper by such iconic artists as Salvador Dali, Max Ernst, Leonora Carrington, and Joan Miro, this is the first major exhibition to explore the central role of drawing in surrealism, one of the most important movements in twentieth-century art. Once considered a minor medium, drawing became a predominant means of expression and innovation among surrealist artists in the first half of the twentieth century, resulting in a rich array of graphic techniques including automatic drawing, collage, decalcomania, exquisite corpse, and frottage.

Music for Aardvarks Family Time - JCC Rockland
April 21, 2013 - West Nyack

Families with kids ages 6 months-4 years old are invited to join Luke Montgomery of Music for Aardvarks for this hip, original, and fun music class featuring songs celebrating the lives of children in both an urban and suburban world. Participants can sing, dance, and jump in this interactive musical playground with instruments, bubbles, drums, and more.

Step Up and Walk - Flushing Meadows Corona Park
April 21, 2013 - Corona

Human Growth Foundation, a national, non-profit organization whose mission is to help children and adults with disorders of growth and growth hormone will host its first annual 4.8K Step Up and Walk. The event will feature dignitaries, celebrities, entertainment for all ages, community vendors, giveaways, and awards to Top Fundraising Walkers and Top Fundraising Teams. Individual and team registration is now open online at http://hgfound.org/stepupandwalk_event_registration.html.

Gospel Brunch - B.B. King Blues Club & Grill
April 21, 2013 - New York

Every Sunday, for the past 9 years, the world famous HARLEM GOSPEL CHOIR has brought their experience of Harlem & the Black Church to BB King's in a foot-stomping, hand-clapping, joyous gospel brunch-buffet show. The homestyle "all you can eat" southern buffet is guaranteed to fill the hole in your soul, and the Choir's joyous performance will have you dancing on the stage.

Keith Michael's GOOSE! - New York Theatre Ballet
Through April 21, 2013 - New York

Your Goose is hooked in this fabulous production! Kids and adults alike will love the antics of their favorite nursery rhyme characters -- Jack and Jill, Little Bo Peep, Little Boy Blue, Little Miss Muffet, and a host of others -- kicking up their heels in Keith Michael's clever, fun-filled ballet set to Vladimir Shinov's original score. Tickets start at $36 and are available for purchase at www.ticketmaster.com or by calling 800-982-2787. GOOSE! is one hour with no intermission and is appropriate for ages 3 and up.

Maurizio Pollini - Carnegie Hall
April 21, 2013 - New York

Maurizio Pollini is one of those rare artists whose stature compels you to see him in performance; you must hear him play -- especially in a venue as special as Carnegie Hall.

Amadeus - Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts
April 21, 2013 - Brooklyn

Based on the life of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, this original full-length ballet in two acts follows the young prodigy's arrival at the Austrian court, his fierce rivalry with Antonio Salieri, and the creation of his greatest compositions. This piece touches on themes of isolation, envy, and the solitary life of the outsider. The performance will be immediately followed by a Q&A with Artistic Director Igor Dobrovolskiy and members of the company. Tickets are $40/$30 and can be purchased by phone at 718-951-4500 (Tues-Sat, 1pm-6pm), or online at www.BrooklynCenterOnline.org.

David et Jonathas - Brooklyn Academy of Music
Through April 21, 2013 - Brooklyn

Following their landmark revival of Atys in 2011, venerated conductor William Christie and early music group Les Arts Florissants return to BAM with a Baroque gem fashioned from the roiling dramas of the Old Testament: French composer Marc-Antoine Charpentier's (1643-1704) rarely staged sacred tragedy David et Jonathas, directed by Andreas Homoki.

Live Ideas: The Worlds of Oliver Sacks - New York Live Arts
Through April 21, 2013 - New York

Taking place each spring, Live Ideas -- a new annual festival of arts and ideas -- will concentrate on a different theme, explored through conversation and artistic presentations over several days. The inaugural festival is themed The Worlds of Oliver Sacks. Comprised of more than 20 events across five consecutive days, the series will include a wide array of performances, films, discussions and more.

Transformations 2 - Loft Artist Association
Through April 21, 2013 - Stamford

The exhibit will showcase the Loft Artists Association's members, as they exhibit their new creations from older artworks, recycled household items and other goodies, being used in an imaginative piece of art. Some items on display will include sea glass, newspapers, junk mail, old tools, and organic gems from the sea and earth. March 22-April 21, 2013.

Starry Sundays - Stamford Museum & Nature Center
April 21, 2013 - Stamford

Enjoy a chance to explore the night sky in the daytime. Discover seasonal constellations and the stories behind them in the planetarium. Shows are approximately 30-45 minutes. Limited seating; doors open 10 minutes before program starts; recommended for ages 4 and up.

Art for Everyone – The Federal Art Project in Connecticut - Fairfield Museum and History Center
Through April 21, 2013 - Fairfield

This exhibit will feature more than 20 Connecticut artists of the Federal Art Project, who forever captured scenes of life in Connecticut on canvas during the Great Depression. The exhibit features over 20 Connecticut artists whose work was placed in public places, including courthouses, state hospitals, sanatoriums, post offices, schools, and libraries, and helped to broaden the idea that art should be enjoyed by everyone. March 14-April 21, 2013.

Journey of Love Bridal Showcase - Hornblower Cruises and Events
April 21, 2013 - New York

Hornblower New York and Lover.ly partner up to inspire guests in everything wedding. View an array of themed weddings while sipping on sparkling wine and touring the Hornblower Infinity. Plus: a fashion show, cake and food tastings, gift bags and giveaways, and more.

Bari Koral Family Rock Band Concert - JCC of Mid-Westchester/Bendheim Performing Arts Center
April 21, 2013 - Scarsdale

Dubbed the "IT" girl of kids/family music by New York Magazine, Bari Koral is quickly becoming one of the most popular kids/family recording artists on the scene today. A fun, interactive concert, sure to delight both children and parents. Contact Tobe Sevush, 914-472-3300 x346, or email sevusht@jccmw.org. Visit barikoral.com to listen to tracks from the new CD, "Anna and the Cupcakes," which was recently featured in "People" magazine as one of the coolest albums for kids!

Storytelling and Art with Khadim Ali - Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
April 21, 2013 - New York

During this program combining storytelling with art making, exhibition artist Khadim Ali retells ancient tales that he learned as a young child from his grandfather. Families then create works based on responses to Ali's stories. Program is free with museum admission. Includes materials. Registration required at 212 423 3587, Mon-Fri, 1-5 pm.

Ground Zero and its Neighbors: 12 Years Later - Joyce Gold History Tours of NY
April 21, 2013 - New York

Recovery from the infamous September 11, 2001 attack has redefined Lower Manhattan. The monumental task of redesigning the World Trade Center site has epitomized the struggle among competing interests vying for influence and control over this historic re-working of Manhattan's oldest district. Site by site, developers, governments, 9/11 families, growing numbers of residents, the business community, and numerous others have all clashed and compromised to redefine the future there. How is the area changing? Will the new neighborhood be an improvement? Will the new architecture uplift our sense of purpose and the perception of the tragedy? What memorials and memories will remain of 9/11? When have Americans across the country affected what happens here? Will tourists overwhelm the neighborhood? How will security measures affect the atmosphere of the newly diversified district? These are some of the issues that you can explore on this challenging new tour.

Enter New Year: Celebrate the Cambodian New Year Family Day - Asia Society and Museum
April 21, 2013 - New York

Choul Chhnam Thmei marks the traditional end of the harvest season when Cambodians gather with friends and family to enjoy the fruits of their labor. Learn about Cambodian culture and traditions with music and dance performances, arts and crafts, and New Year games. Part of Season of Cambodia, a festival produced by Cambodian Living Arts.

ALICE IN WONDERLAND - John W. Engeman Theater
April 21, 2013 - Northport

Mixing in a dash of popular culture to the original Lewis Carroll story brings this frolicking journey of a young girl who falls down a rabbit hole to a whole new level. Join Alice and all her friends as you become part of the story.

Go The Distance Walk - Westchester Medical Center Campus
April 21, 2013 - Valhalla

Go The Distance is a 1-mile, non-competitive walk to raise money for Maria Fareri Children's Hospital at Westchester Medical Center. The April 21, 2013 event will be a fun family event with live entertainment and unique activities and will take place rain or shine on the grounds of Westchester Medical Center in Valhalla, New York. All proceeds will benefit the programs and services of Maria Fareri Children's Hospital. Everyone is welcome and teams are encouraged. Sorry, no pets, skateboards, skates, bikes, or motorized vehicles are permitted. This is a wheelchair accessible event; service dogs welcome. Free parking. Call 914-493-2575 for more information.

Hudson River Museum Kite Festival and Contest - Hudson River Museum
April 21, 2013 - Yonkers

Fly high! Bring your own, or create a cellular, parafoil, or paper kite with artist Weenie Huang and fly it in Trevor Park at the Museum. Three competitions will take place: The 50 Yard Dash: Open to children ages 7-12. Kites will fly on 50 feet of string - the string will be measured between 11am and 1pm before the contest. Contestants will race to the finish line while flying their kites. Winner must have their kite stay in the air for the whole race. The Highest Angle Kite: Youth and Adult contestants will release 200 feet of string and stand on a designated line. The kite flying at the highest angle overhead from the point of mooring wins the competition. For example, a kite flying directly over your head would win. Kite line will be measured and marked between 11am and 1pm on the kite competition field. Most Unusual Kite: Youth and Adult entries will be judged on theme, construction, and design. Judges will look for odd, striking or novel features and shapes. While some family members make kites, others can join naturalist Paul Keim at 1pm and 2pm for a walk in Trevor Park to discover the trees, flowers, plants, and insects that inhabit our suburban world. First come, first served (up to 25 participants per walk). See more kites by the Gateway Achievers, Yonkers Nepperhan Community Center, and artist Miguel Luciano. Live music will be provided by The Jazz Forum All Stars and the Nepperhan Youth Corps Band. Pizzas will be available for purchase from The Cookery Food Truck. Rain Date: April 28. The Kite Festival is made possible, in part, by a grant from the Allstate Foundation Good Hands Fund. Trevor Park comprises most of the former grounds of the John B. Trevor Estate, now the Hudson River Museum. It is a public park site shared by Museum visitors, the Nepperhan Community Center, and others. Twenty-seven years ago, Mark Morganelli established Jazz Forum Arts, a not-for-profit arts organization, and in 1985 started the Riverside Park Arts Festival.

Gallery Stage: Interactive Show - 'Two Rivers, Two Cultures' - Hudson River Museum
April 21, 2013 - Yonkers

Sarah Lawrence College Theatre Outreach Program students, in costume, invite families to journey up the Hudson in a 20-minute performance they wrote for the exhibition, "The Panoramic River." An interactive adventure against a moving backdrop into early American and British cultures. The play stars a BOY who travels up the Hudson and meets an EXPLORER, Henry Hudson; an ARTIST, William Guy Wall; a Native American CHARACTER, Pukwudgie; and, a hungry SQUIRREL. Jokes, magic tricks, and audience involvement are all part of the fun. Appropriate for ages 6 and older.

Family Weekend Workshop - Create a Panoramic Mural - Hudson River Museum & Planetarium
April 21, 2013 - Yonkers

Creative activities inspired by the Museum's collections and exhibitions, led by Junior Docents. Appropriate for ages 7 and older. Join local artist Dahlia Broul to create a large-scale panoramic mural. Be a set designer and make your own miniature panorama, or pocket size "endless landscape" to take home.

The Past Becoming The Future: Repurposed Historic Sites on the Lower East Side - LESJC Kling & Niman Family Visitor Center
April 21, 2013 - New York

A unique tour featuring visits to three historic buildings whose adaptive reuse has ensured their relevance in today's LES landscape: Jarmulowsky Bank (1911); The Yiddish Daily Forward Building (1912); P.S. 12 (1908).

Bagels-n-Blox - Temple Beth Torah
April 21, 2013 - Upper Nyack

Families with children 6 weeks - 3 years are invited for a morning of music with movement, engaging activities, and snacks.

Party for the Planet - Bergen County Zoo
April 21, 2013 - Paramus

Stop by the zoo for its annual Earth Day extravaganza. Say hello to the zoo's international animal ambassadors and learn about eco-friendly products, programs, and services available locally. All children will receive a Party for the Planet "passport." Get the passport stamped by the exhibitors and receive a small prize.

The Rascally Racoon - Hudson Highlands Nature Museum Outdoor Discovery Center
April 21, 2013 - Cornwall

Learn about these fascinating animals then take a guided walk in search of signs of them. For adults and children ages 5 and older.

Nyack Community Cleanup - Nyack Center
April 21, 2013 - Nyack

Volunteers will meet at the Nyack Center for refreshments and supplies then head out to cleanup around Nyack's streets and parks. For more information contact Sonia by phone or e-mail sonia@keeprocklandbeautiful.org.

Subway Smarts: Work Train Cars - New York Transit Museum
April 21, 2013 - Brooklyn Heights

What do a Long Island Rail Road Caboose, an electric locomotive, and the "Money Train" all have in common? Kids will learn about the jobs these cars do to keep the world’s greenest subway system running cleanly and smoothly.

Documentary Filmmaking - The Writer - Barnes & Noble Union Square
April 21, 2013 - New York

Join documentary filmmakers for a dynamic debate about when it is appropriate to take credit as a “writer” in a documentary film at “Whose Credit Is It Anyway?” part of the Tribeca Film Festival’s “Tribeca Talks: Pen to Paper hosted by Barnes & Noble” panel series on Sunday, April 21 at 1:00 PM at Barnes & Noble Union Square, located at 33 E 17th Street (between Broadway and Union Square East), Manhattan. Panelists include writer/director Fahad Mustafa (Powerless), writer/director Warwick Ross (Red Obsession), director Jason Osder (Let the Fire Burn), editor Nels Bangerter (Let the Fire Burn) and director Sean Dunne (Oxyana). Moderated by director Julia Bacha (Budrus). The event is free and open to the public. For more information, visit www.tribecafilm.com.

Chick-a-palooza Festival - Garden of Eve Organic Farm & Market
Through April 21, 2013 - Riverhead

Attend a workshop to learn about chicken-keeping, beekeeping, gardening, and cooking. Enjoy farm tours, fiber arts, and watch the sheep shearing. Live music and fun for the whole family. Buy a ready-to-lay chicken to take home for $10.

Adirondack Shakespeare Co. Presents Richard III - St. John's University (Queens Campus)
April 21, 2013 - Queens

Richard shores up his claim to the throne by demolishing his enemies and his own family one by one. Savor his ambitious rise to “catch the English crown,” even as we acknowledge the crippled humanity of one of Shakespeare’s most brilliant villains. For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit www.adkshakes.ticketleap.com Bloody thou art, bloody will be thy end (R3, Act 4, scene 4)

Open House - North Shore Day Camp
April 21, 2013 - Glen Cove

Tour the beautiful 14-acre Gold Coast Estate campus and meet the warm, friendly, and experienced leadership team. Get your questions answered while your kids enjoy arts and crafts, face-painting, a balloonist and snacks.

Nassau-Suffolk Honor Band and Wind Symphony - Tilles Center for the Performing Arts
April 21, 2013 - Greenvale

Presented by the Nassau-Suffolk Performing Arts, this band performs a variety of delightful numbers.

Nassau-Suffolk Performing Arts presents An Evening of Jazz - Tilles Center for the Performing Arts
April 21, 2013 - Greenvale

Make it an evening to remember with the cool jazz sounds of these musicians.

Earth Day Festival - Flushing Town Hall
April 21, 2013 - Flushing

Celebrate the beauty and artistry of the earth! Develop a green thumb, learn about bee-keeping, visit with the Baymen of Long Island, make jewelry and art out of recycled materials, and much more. Fun for the entire family.

Earth Day Stories and a Recycled Craft - White Plains Public Library
April 21, 2013 - White Plains

Listen to some songs and stories about recycling in honor of Earth Day, then make a craft using recycled materials. For families with elementary school age children. Tickets distributed 30 minutes before the program.

Little Makers: Move On - New York Hall of Science
April 21, 2013 - Flushing

Go Speed Racer Go! Kids design, build and test their own vehicle made from recycled materials in this creative workshop. Note to parents: Allow 30 to 45 minutes to complete a Little Makers project. Sometimes creativity can get messy, so dress your little maker (and yourself) in old clothing that can be splattered with things like flour, dough, paint and ink. Materials fee $8 per family. Preregistration is recommended.

In Search of Salamanders - Teatown Lake Reservation
April 21, 2013 - Ossining

Spring brings the emergence of salamanders from their winter resting places. Search under logs and rocks and in vernal pools for these elusive amphibians.

The Stamford Symphony: Passion and Majesty - Stamford Palace Theater
Through April 21, 2013 - Stamford

Eckart Preu, conductor with Nigel Armstrong on the violin. Listen to Mozart, Tchaikovsky and Bruckner. Maestro Preu will share secrets and stories behind the music on stage one hour before the concert. MusiKids, an interactive education experience for children ages 6-12, takes place before the Sunday concert.

"Grug" - Emelin Theatre
April 21, 2013 - Mamaroneck

Based on the much-loved picture book character created by Ted Prior, Grug began his life as the top of a Burrawang tree that fell to the ground. Resembling a small, striped haystack with feet and a nose, Grug is fascinated by the world around him and solves everyday problems creatively and without fuss. When dancing instructions are too difficult to understand, he invents his own dance and calls it "The Grug." When snails eat his cabbages, Grug plants more cabbages so there will be enough for both him and the snails. Ted Prior's hugely popular character (with 100,000 Facebook fans!) is brought to life in this magical stage production for the very youngest theater lovers.

New York Metro Reptile Show - Westchester County Center
April 21, 2013 - White Plains

Thousands of live pet reptiles, amphibians, and invertebrates on display and for sale. Books, supplies, cages, and more. 200+ vendor tables. No personal pets allowed. All children must be accompanied by an adult over 21.

"Sculpting Yourself" with Carole Feuerman - Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art (HVCCA)
April 21, 2013 - Peekskill

As a hyper-realistic sculptor who focuses on the human form, Carole Feuerman is known for her oil-painted resin sculptures, but she also utilizes media such as bronze and stone. To Peekskill residents, her black patina bronze diver, "Golden Mean," marks the Peekskill Waterfront and the town as a center for art and creativity. In this workshop, learn about casting, then sculpt and to create a realistic impression of your own. Open to all ages; students younger than age 5 must be accompanied by an adult. Registration required at 914-788-0100.

Mini Art Quilt Workshop with Elin Waterston - Katonah Museum of Art
April 21, 2013 - Katonah

Begin with an image printed or transferred onto fabric as a central focal point, then add design details with layers of fabric, hand stitching, and embellishments. Participants will learn design fundamentals and collage techniques to create their own art quilt (9" square). Ages 12 and older, no quilting experience necessary.

Movies for Kids (and their Families) - 'The Inspector General' - Jacob Burns Film Center
April 21, 2013 - Pleasantville

A typically riotous Danny Kaye mistaken-identity comedy. He plays a shill in a traveling medicine show who is first arrested by officials in an isolated village and then mistaken for the authority figure of the title. Hijinks, Kaye's trademark nonsense songs, and slapstick comedy abound, and it's all tied up in a happy ending. 1949. 102 min. Not rated.

EARTH DAY CELEBRATION - Greenburgh Nature Center
April 21, 2013 - Scarsdale

A fun, earth-friendly afternoon helping spruce up the grounds, prepare the garden beds, clear the trails, and more. Plus, learn about sustainability practices from the naturalist staff. A free visit to the animal museum is included for all volunteers. Pre-registration required. Contact 914-723-3470 to reserve a spot.

Family Art Project: Flags and Kites for Earth Day - Wave Hill
April 21, 2013 - Bronx

Visiting Artist Miwa Koizumi, who in her own work repurposes found plastic bottles to dazzling effect, will show families how to make simple kites and festive flags out of colorful plastic bags to celebrate Earth Day.

Up, Up & Away! Birds of Prey on Earth Day - Wolf Conservation Center
April 21, 2013 - South Salem

Celebrate Earth Day with an exciting Birds of Prey experience presented by Master Falconer Lorrie Schumacher of TALONS! Guests will meet, touch, and hold beautiful feathered ambassadors during the educational and interactive Bird of Prey experience. Hold a Raptor on your fist and you'll feel your heart jump like never before! Make sure to bring a camera - everyone will be given opportunities to photograph the raptors and to be photographed with them. Guests will also enjoy visiting Ambassador wolves Atka, Alawa, and Zephyr and the WCC's other wolves. Pre-registration is required.

New York City Green Festival 2013 - Javits Center
April 21, 2013 - Midtown West

It's time once again to celebrate sustainability in the Big Green Apple. The nation's largest and most trusted green living event will kick off its 12th year by bringing the New York City green community together at the Green Festival for the second time. Featured at the weekend-long show will be leaders in the environmental community, an organic beer and wine pavilion, a dedicated Green Kids' Zone, and a unique marketplace of more than 300 eco-friendly businesses, featuring the latest and greatest in sustainable products and services. Held in the LEED-certified North Pavilion of the Jacob Javits Center, Green Festival is the only green event that screens exhibitors for their commitment to sustainability, ecological balance and social justice using co-producer, Green America?s green business standards. Green Festival will launch its first New York City business-to-business (B2B) Green Trade Day on Friday, April 19, 2013 from 3-7 P.M. at Javits Center North. The afternoon will allow retail and wholesale buyers to conduct business with Green Festival exhibitors before they open its doors to consumers. Free admission for anyone who rides his or her bike and parks with the bike valet. $15- 25 for a full weekend pass. Tickets can be purchased online at greenfestivals.org.

Food Truck Rally - Prospect Park/Grand Army Plaza
April 21, 2013 - Park Slope

The food trucks are back! Sample treats from New York's best food trucks. Lobster rolls, kimchee, dumplings, and much more.

Prospect Park Fair - Prospect Park Bandshell
April 21, 2013 - Park Slope

Enjoy demonstrations by local vendors, giveaways, entertainment, tennis demonstrations, retail specials, and more.

Earthday - Prospect Park Audubon Center
April 21, 2013 - Flatbush

Earthday at the Audubon center is filled with presentations by the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation on responsible fishing, tours, lakeshore clean-up, educational activities, recycled instrument making workshop, and a performance and parade by Bash the Trash.

Classical Interludes: Minetti String Quartet - Brooklyn Public Library, Central branch
April 21, 2013 - Prospect Heights

The award-winning ensemble will perform works by Haydn, Bartok and Beethoven. Children under the age of 6 will not be admitted.

Brooklyn Pride: From Ebbets Field to Barclays Center - Brooklyn Public Library, Central branch
April 21, 2013 - Prospect Heights

In celebration of Ebbets Field's Centennial, join the Library for a look at Brooklyn's sports pride, from the Dodgers to the Nets and, now, the Islanders.

Classical Interludes: Walsh-Cooper-Drucker Trio - Brooklyn Public Library, Central branch
April 21, 2013 - Prospect Heights

Diane Walsh, piano, Roberta Cooper, cello, and Eugene Drucker, violin, perform Mozart's Piano Trio in B Flat Major, Joseph Suk's Elegie, Op. 23, and Franz Schubert's Piano Trio in E Flat Major, Op. 100. Children under the age of 6 will not be admitted.

Gone Fishing - Staten Island Zoo
April 21, 2013 - Staten Island

Kerry Gallagher of the Zoo's education department will demonstrate techniques on how to fish, where to fish, what equipment to use, while reviewing the the laws on which types of fish are fair game. Participants should be prepared to set aside three more dates to take full advantage of the program: April 21, May 5, and May 19. Equipment will be provided for the class, but not for participants to keep. The program is free with admission to the Zoo, and starts at 11 am. Fishing takes place at nearby Clove Lake Park. Weather conditions may affect the published dates. 718-442-3174 ext. 24 for more information.

Children's Carnival - Queens County Farm Museum
April 21, 2013 - Floral Park

Enjoy an good ole-fashioned carnival in the apple orchard. Carnival rides, midway games, and prizes, hayrides, and children's entertainment, and more. Admission per person includes entry to the farm grounds and carnival rides at no additonal charge. Note: height rules apply at all rides.

Playlab Workshop: Dino Adventure - Brooklyn Children's Museum
April 21, 2013 - Crown Heights

Children go on a dino-adventure and discover the secrets left behind by dinosaurs. They will explore the role of a paleontologist and examine real fossils from the Museum's collection.

Eco Art - Brooklyn Children's Museum
April 21, 2013 - Crown Heights

Children discover the second life of recycled materials in this arts and crafts session, while exploring the delicate balance of the ecosystem in Brooklyn and around the world.

Amadeus - Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts
April 21, 2013 - Midwood

Filled with jealousy, greed, and loneliness, Ballet-théâtre atlantique du Canada's gripping full-length ballet interweaves the music of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Antonio Salieri as it traces the tumultuous life of Mozart.

Chocolate Fest - 92nd Street Y
April 21, 2013 - New York

Chocolate Fest 2013 -- the sweetest meet and greet in the city! Sip a chocolate cocktail, pair cheese with confections, sample rare treats and savor classic French pastries. This year's line up includes Guittard, Gotham Wines and Liquors, Liddabit Sweets, Pacari, Tumbador, Pralus, Bonnat, Murray's Cheese, Chocolat Moderne, MP Frederick Confectioners, Mille-Feuille, Ultramarinos and the Grenada Chocolate Company, curated by culinary historian and chocolate expert Alexandra Leaf.

Sunday Sing-along - The Moxie Spot
April 21, 2013 - Brooklyn Heights

The Moxie Spot invites everybody for a Sunday sing-along. First and 3rd Sundays feature a drum-along. Second and 4th Sundays are without the drums. "Clap, sing, dance, or just stare in amazement," as The Moxie Spot touts on its website.

Up 4 Art - Staten Island Children's Museum
April 21, 2013 - Staten Island

Children create art inspired by the music of Miles Davis.

Sing-Along with Patrick - Staten Island Children's Museum
April 21, 2013 - Staten Island

Join Patrick Rafferty, the Museum's resident troubadour, for an afternoon songfest.

Earth Day Family Volunteer Project - Stamford Museum and Nature Center
April 21, 2013 - Stamford

In honor of Earth Day, join the center for a "garlic mustard pull." Garlic mustard was introduced in North America in the 1860's as a culinary herb. Today, it is an invasive species in much of Connecticut. Left unchecked, it has the potential to become the dominant plant in the undergrowth of forests, greatly reducing the diversity of all species. The garlic mustard leaves harvested during this Earth Day activity will be offered to local food banks to help feed the hungry. Feel free to bring a picnic lunch to enjoy after the event. This family volunteer project is open to volunteers ages 11 and older. (Ages 11 - 14 must be accompanied by an adult.) Adult team captains desired. Advance registration is required. Please contact Cathryn Oulighan at 203-977-6530.

Sunday Family Bingo Night - The Moxie Spot
April 21, 2013 - Brooklyn Heights

Small prizes for the winners. Break out some of Moxie Spot's board games, too.

Big Screen Bash - Brooklyn Academy of Music
April 21, 2013 - Fort Greene

BAM showcases the work of teen filmmakers with a juried competition plus screenings of features and shorts. Aspiring cinephiles attend workshops and live performances, and meet directors and producers.

En Plein Air Workshop - Fairfield Museum and History Center
April 21, 2013 - Fairfield

Take inspiration from nature as artist and teacher Deborah Bassino leads this hands-on painting program. Artists have painted outdoors, or en plein air, for hundreds of years. In this workshop, get all of the art supplies that you need to create your own landscape of historic Fairfield. Recommended for adults and young adults 15 years and older.

Operation Clean Sweep - Oyster Bay & East Norwich Bandstand
April 21, 2013 - Oyster Bay

Help keep our towns beautiful. Come to the Oyster Bay Bandstand/Gazebo across from OB Post Office. Light breakfast served. Bring work gloves, dust pans & broom. Great Community Service Project- All volunteers will receive a community service letter. Contact Dottie at the number listed.

Our Changing World- Earth Day Celebration - Long Island Children's Museum
April 21, 2013 - Garden City

Did you know that there are now more than 41,000 plants and animals in the world listed as vulnerable or endangered and on the brink of extinction? Join us for an Earth Day afternoon as we honor them and find out how we can help. Make earth-friendly resolutions to conserve nature and create reminders of our changing world.

Jigsaw 4 Mile Run/Walk for Autism - East Islip Marina
April 21, 2013 - East Islip

Children 13 and younger are welcome to run the 1/4 mile kiddie run. All ages welcome for the 4 mile run/walk which starts and finishes at the East Islip Marina, traversing throughout East Islip neighborhoods. Proceeds from the event support programs on Long Island that work with children diagnosed with Autism. Registration is available on line at ejautismfoundation.org.

Arena Players Repertory Theatre Presents: Treasure Island - Vanderbilt Carriage House
April 21, 2013 - Centerport

Follow the adventures of young Jamie who falls heir to a treasure map and soon sails with his masters to Treasure Island with a crew of pirates chosen from the audience. Call to reserve seats. This program has been postponed until July. This program has been postponed until July. Please check the website for details.

Cirque Du Solieil Presents 'Totem' - Citi Field Lot C.
Through April 21, 2013 - Flushing

Math Workshop - Science Math Learning
April 21, 2013 - Oceanside

Interactive workshops to hone math and math problem-solving skills. Ideal for Grades 6-8. Call to register.

Earth Day Union Square 2013 - Union Square
April 21, 2013 - Union Square

Celebrate Earth Day outdoors with live performances, a green-vehicle runway show and exhibition, activities for kids, and exhibits by environmental campaigns, green businesses, and local food vendors. The event is free and open to the public so come out to learn how you can green your own life and help make New York a more sustainable city.

Earth Day Grand Central 2013 - Grand Central Terminal, Vanderbilt Hall
April 21, 2013 - Midtown East

Enjoy three days of live performances, activities for kids, sustainability talks, and interactive displays about keeping the earth clean and making your own life more green. All events are free and open to the public.

Jazz Sundays - Symphony Space
April 21, 2013 - New York

Distinctive drinks accompany live jazz combos from the Harlem School of the Arts, featuring the newest talent emerging from Harlem's vibrant music scene.

Wagner's Preludes - Symphony Space
April 21, 2013 - New York

From a vision of the Holy Grail to the longing for and redemption of love, conductor Leon Botstein and the American Symphony Orchestra examine the themes behind some of Wagner's most famous operatic works, in celebration of his 200th birthday.

Earth Day Wildlife Presentation - Cold Spring Harbor Whaling Museum
April 21, 2013 - Cold Spring Harbor

In honor of Earth Day, meet your neighbors - the furry, scaly, and feathery ones. Meet a variety of local wildlife, including an owl and opossum, and explore their role in the Long Island ecosystem. Find out why these animals checked into a wildlife hospital. RSVP.

Rock-a-Baby - City Treehouse
April 21, 2013 - Chelsea

Rock-a-Baby (or R-a-B as their friends call them) is an interactive music program for infants and toddlers. Join their concert and meet the stars of their show: Melody, Rhythm, and Harmony. Ranging from classical to jazz, and traditional children's songs to rock 'n roll, Rock-a-Baby is an experience that everyone can enjoy.

Richard Galliano/Christian Howes Quintet - CD Release: Southern Exposure - Dizzy's Club Coca Cola
Through April 21, 2013 - New York

Featuring Richard Galliano, accordion; Christian Howes, violin; Josh Nelson, piano; Cedric Easton, drums; George Delancey, bass.

'Jack and the Beanstalk' presented by the Bronx Arts Ensemble and Lehman Children's Theater Company - The Whitehall
April 21, 2013 - Bronx

An interactive version of the classic tale of "Jack and the Beanstalk" performed by the Lehman Children's Theatre Company, with musical accompaniment by the Bronx Arts Ensemble.

Usdan Open House - Usdan Center for the Creative and Performing Arts
April 21, 2013 - Wheatley Heights

Learn about center's summer programs offering more than 40 programs in the arts, nature and ecology and chess, for children ages 6-18 and tour the 200-acre woodland campus.

Heckscher Family Hour - Heckscher Museum of Art
April 21, 2013 - Huntington

Join museum educator Tami Wood for family-friendly tour of the Museum's special exhibition Long Island's Best: Young Artists at The Heckscher Museum. Families will explore, experience, and learn about the artworks on view through close looking, lively conversations, and hands-on gallery projects. Registration is recommended. Space is limited.

Free Crafts for Kids - The Cupcake Corner
April 21, 2013 - Garden City

Bring your kids to this bakery/cafe for a free craft every Saturday and Sunday any time between 12-4pm. Reservations not required. Craft changes every week.

Tours for Fours - The Museum of Modern Art
April 21, 2013 - Midtown

Look closely at three to five works of art in the museum galleries, talk about what you see, and engage in drawing, movement, or writing activities. Kids and adults participate together. April's theme is "Brush, Pour, Splatter: Looking at Paintings." Kids must be four years old to attend this program. Younger siblings are allowed to accompany the group, but the participating child must be four. This program is free for individual families of up to two adults and up to three kids. Additional adults $25, seniors (65 and over with ID) $18, students $14, member guests $5. Tickets are distributed at the Education and Research Building reception desk starting at 10:00 a.m. on a first-come, first-served basis. Programs often fill up; we recommend arriving a little before 10:00 a.m. All participants must be present.

A Closer Look for Kids - The Museum of Modern Art
April 21, 2013 - Midtown

Share your ideas and participate in drawing, movement, or writing activities as you explore three to five works of art in the museum galleries. Kids and adults participate together. The theme for April is "Face Forward: People." *This program is free for individual families of up to two adults and up to three kids. Additional adults $25, seniors (65 and over with ID) $18, students $14, member guests $5. *Tickets are distributed at the Education and Research Building reception desk starting at 10:00 a.m. on a first-come, first-served basis. Programs often fill up; we recommend arriving a little before 10:00 a.m. All participants must be present.

Tours for Tweens - The Museum of Modern Art
April 21, 2013 - Midtown

Explore MoMA's collection and special exhibitions. Kids and adults participate together. The topic for April is "Larger Than Life: Claes Oldenburg." *Preregistration is required and will take place online beginning at 10:30am ten days before the program.

The Birdland Jazz Party - Birdland
April 21, 2013 - New York

Birdland's very own jazz quartet hits the stage every Sunday to wrap up the weekend with jazz classics and a special guest vocalist.

Arturo O'Farrill Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra - Birdland
April 21, 2013 - New York

Grammy Award winning pianist, composer and educator Arturo O'Farrill leads the ensemble of the nonprofit Afro Latin Jazz Alliance (ALJA) dedicated to preserving the music and heritage of big band Latin jazz.

CPR/Frist Aid Training - Reflex Emergency Training @ Momentum Education
April 21, 2013 - Bay Shore

This is a certified American Heart Association course and is designed to teach the basic skills of how to properly and effectively perform CPR, use an AED (Automated External Defibrillator), and how to assist someone who is choking. The skills are taught for adults, children, and infants. The course is taught by NY City Paramedics with many years of emergency care experience.

Spring Princess Tea - Darlings & Divas
April 21, 2013 - Amityville

Party with Rapunzel and Cinderella. Party includes princess tiara to keep, mini-manicure, sparkling makeup application, glitter tattoo, lunch and dessert.

Celebrate Earth Day - Nassau County Museum of Art
April 21, 2013 - Roslyn Harbor

Calling all kids. You are invited to help create a gigantic group sculpture using recycled materials with artists from the NYC-based art collective, Free Style Arts Association. The Free Style educators work magic with everyday materials, transforming them into abstract art work, using crazy lines, shapes, and colors. Educators from The Science Museum of Long Island join in on the fun and will be bringing along some critters, maybe even a tortoise or a snake. They'll also work with nets to explore organisms in the Museum's ponds. Also featured on Earth Day are family gallery tours of the Museum's current exhibition, AB-EX / RE-CON: Abstract Expressionism Reconsidered. Take the tour to check out how abstract expressionists employ elements and principles of art. The day's activities will be documented and posted to the Museum's Facebook page. Museum admission plus $8 per family materials fee. No reservations needed, but please bring along some plastic supermarket bags to contribute to the project. Weekend parking fee is $2 (members, free)

Wacky Wednesday - Theatre Three
April 21, 2013 - Port Jefferson

A wild wish sends Amanda and her dad into a crazy cross adventure where they find that they have switched places. Hilarity and hijinx ensue as they learn that being someone else might be harder than it seems.

Spring Craft Event - Safari Adventure
April 21, 2013 - Riverhead

Children enjoy making spring-themed craft projects to bring home to their friends and family. Children will also enjoy free milk and cookies in the craft room.

Archery - Willowbrook Park Archery Range
April 21, 2013 - Staten Island

Kids, 8 and older, and grownups learn archery with a trained instructor. A mandatory safety review is part of the session.

Nature Exploration - Salt Marsh Nature Center
April 21, 2013 - Marine Park

Discover the plants and animals that inhabit the urban forest on this light hike. Wear comfortable shoes and bring a bag lunch.

Biking & Birding: Prospect Park and Green-wood Cemetary - Grand Army Plaza
April 21, 2013 - Brooklyn

Join NYC Audubon and expert naturalist Gabriel Willow for a leisurely bike ride through Prospect Park, an important bird area, and Green-wood Cemetary, home to nesting parrots. The group meets at Grand Army Plaza Arch at 9am. A gentle ride of moderate distance with some hills. Bring binoculars, water, and your bicycle. Limited to 15. $30 To register or learn more about this event, please contact Tod Winston at NYC Audubon's office at 646-434-0422. Limited to 15 registrants. $30

Watson Adventures’ Cloisters Capers Scavenger Hunt - The Cloisters
April 21, 2013 - New York

Join Watson Adventures on a unique scavenger hunt for adults! Explore the Cloisters and solve mysteries like a latter-day Brother Baskerville, the monk sleuth in The Name of the Rose. Discover gruesome faces hidden in demons, take a ladder to Heaven or fall into the mouth of Hell, learn why dead princes sleep with dogs, find a frog hiding near a famous unicorn, relax in garden retreats and take in breathtaking views of the Hudson River and the Palisades. If visiting the Cloisters has been on your bucket list, a hunt is the perfect opportunity to journey through one of upper Manhattan’s most unusual treasures. Prices include museum admission. Advance purchase is required. Questions? Call 877-9GO-HUNT, but please do not contact the museum directly.

NYTB - GOOSE! - Florence Gould Hall
April 21, 2013 - Upper East Side

Kids and adults alike will love the antics of their favorite nursery rhyme characters including Jack and Jill, Little Bo Peep, Little Boy Blue, Little Miss Muffet, and a host of others kicking up their heels in Keith Michael's clever, fun-filled ballet set to Vladimir Shinov's original score.

Artist-Led Family Tour and Workshop: Guggenheim UBS MAP Global Art Initiative, No Country: Contemporary Art for South and Southeast Asia - Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
April 21, 2013 - Upper East Side

During this program combining storytelling with art making, and in conjunction with No Country, exhibition artist Khadim Ali retells ancient tales that he learned as a young child from his grandfather. Families then create works based on responses to Ali's stories.

ANIMALS ALIVE with MR. ZELENKA - DiMenna Children's History Museum at New-York Historical Society
April 21, 2013 - Upper West Side

The wonders of nature are a touch away when you are introduced to the world of animals by Jerry Zelenka. While blending excitement and surprise with care and understanding, Mr. Zelenka helps audiences of all ages develop an appreciation for all living things, from the ordinary to the exotic. Celebrate Earth Day during this hour-long program at the New-York Historical Society. The audience is encouraged to touch and pet a variety of animals, including birds, lizards, tarantulas, alligators and snakes! All family programs take place at the New-York Historical Society 170 Central Park West between West 76th and West 77th Streets To RSVP for a family program please e-mail: familyprograms@nyhistory.org For more information on family programs and the DiMenna Children?s History Museum, please call (212) 485-9293 or visit www.DimennaChildrensHistoryMuseum.org MUSEUM AND STORE HOURS: Tuesday- Thursday: 10 am ? 6 pm Friday: 10 am ? 8 pm (pay-as-you-wish from 6 pm ? 8 pm) Saturday: 10 am ? 6 pm Sunday: 11 am ? 5 pm MUSEUM ADMISSION: Adults- $15 Teachers and Seniors- $12 Students- $10 Children (5-13) - $5 Children (4 and under)- free

Open Studios for Families - Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
April 21, 2013 - Upper East Side

Families are able to stop by the Sackler Center's Studio Art Lab and create a work of art inspired by the Guggenheim spring exhibition Gutai: Splendid Playground.

Just Drop In - Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
April 21, 2013 - Upper East Side

Museum educators lead creative, interactive projects for visitors that explore highlights of the exhibition No Country: Contemporary Art for South and Southeast Asia.

A Day in the Life Scavenger Hunt - Mount Vernon Hotel Museum & Garden
April 21, 2013 - Upper East Side

Celebrate Immigrant Heritage Week by learning about the daily lives of the workers in 1830, many of them immigrants, who ensured that the Mount Vernon Hotel operated smoothly. This scavenger hunt will lead you through the museum's historic rooms, and allow you to experience some of their everyday activities.

Fifth Annual Brooklyn Folk Festival - Bell House
Through April 21, 2013 - Brooklyn

Down Home Radio Show and The Fabulous Jalopy Theatre announce the 5th Annual Brooklyn Folk Festival taking place Friday, April 19th through Sunday, April 21st! The 3-day festival includes more than 2 dozen bands, vocal and instrumental workshops, a family-friendly square dance, film screenings, author readings, kids sing-alongs, and more!

Malbec World Day Wine Tasting - City Winery
April 21, 2013 - New York

Come join the festivities at City Winery on April 17th, as we join 70 organized events that will take place in 60 cities of 45 countries around the world to pay tribute to Argentina's flagship grape variety, MALBEC! City Winery, in partnership with Wines of Argentina and The Bodegas Catena la Pyramid, are lining up a gre


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