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Today's Family & Kids Activities in Bronx-Apr 6

April 6, 2013   |    

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!.

Queens Courier Kids Expo - New York Hall of Science
April 06, 2013 - Flushing

Register Today for Queens Courier Kids Expo! A fun-filled event for moms-to-be, parents and children, the Queens Kids Expo is free with paid admission to the New York Hall of Science, and the first 200 registrants will receive a goodie bag filled with great items for parents and the kids. At the expo, attendees can interact with other Queens parents and experts while learning about the latest information on local classes, camps, schools, financial planning, health and home improvement. But the parents won't be the only ones having fun. The expo will have plenty for the kids, such as face painting, airbrush and glitter tattoos, cotton candy, and kite-making activity. Kids will be able to meet a clown from the Big Apple Circus and a minion from the upcoming movie Despicable Me 2! There will also be free dental screenings, kick-boxing demonstrations, and snacks from Happy Family. Tons of giveaways and raffle prizes, including a Cancun trip raffle, with 100 percent of the proceeds going to Life's WORC School of Autism, a stroller from B-O-B, car seat from Britaxl, a two-week stay at Frost Valley YMCA sleepaway camp, Broadway tickets, Big Apple Circus tickets, a gift basket from Americanstylebaby.com, spa gift certificates, free classes, and many more giveaways. Sponsored by The Queens Courier, Emblem Health, North Shore Animal Hospital, Fidelis Care, Rapid Realty NYC, Party City, Frankie's Carnival Time, Big Apple Circus, Frost Valley YMCA, American Style Baby, PM Pediatrics, Caliper Orthodontics and Happy Family. Register today and enter for a chance to win a free ticket at queenscourier.com/kids-expo or call 718-224-5863 x201.

First Saturdays for Families - Looking at the Sky - New Museum
April 06, 2013 - New York

New Museum First Saturdays for Families are free of charge. This program is designed and recommended for families with children aged between four and fifteen years and includes free New Museum admission for up to two adults per family. Children under eighteen are always admitted free.

Tartan Day Parade - New York City
April 06, 2013 -

See NYC's Sixth Avenue awash in tartan and kilts, with Scottish Americans, and all those who love Scotland, cheering and taking part in the 15th Annual New York Tartan Day Parade, a unique show of Scottish culture and pride.

Subway Safari - New York Transit Museum
April 06, 2013 - Brooklyn Heights

Our favorite underground dwellers are back after hibernating all winter! Each week kids read and hear stories inspired by animals that make tunnels and travel under our feet, just like the subway, and make a craft.

Target First Saturday - Brooklyn Museum
April 06, 2013 - Brooklyn

Target First Saturday explores the quilt exhibition "Workt by Hand," which examines the impact of feminist scholarship on the ways historical quilts have been and are currently viewed, contextualized, and interpreted. Plus: music, dance, curator talks, film, boos, and more.

Elina Garanca - Carnegie Hall
April 06, 2013 - New York

"My career has built step by step," says Elīna Garanca. "It's a very quiet story." The buzz got a lot louder in 2010 after Garanca's "nuanced, sexy, and cagey" turn in the title role of the Metropolitan Opera's Carmen (The New York Times). This is a singer who will astound you, whether singing the role of a Spanish temptress or in recital at Carnegie Hall.

Gan Shabbat Service - Bet Torah Nursery School
April 06, 2013 - Mt. Kisco

An inter-active introduction to Shabbat songs, stories and prayers for toddlers up to grade 2 and their families. A kid-friendly Kiddush of refreshments follows each service. Unaffiliated families and intermarried families are invited to join this specially-designed, warm, and welcoming children's program.

DOTTY DOT! - The Secret Theatre
April 06, 2013 - Long Island City

This musical delight, depicts a day in the life of a very bossy little girl and her gang of quirky friends as they adventure to put on a play (which Dotty will OBVIOUSLY direct)! Filled with memorable songs, colorful characters and valuable lessons, this show can be enjoyed by children of all ages.

CATHEDRAL OF COMMERCE - Skyscraper Museum
April 06, 2013 - New York

Learn why the Woolworth Building was described as “The Cathedral of Commerce”! Though built as an office building, the Woolworth tower used the architectural vocabulary of medieval cathedrals. After an introduction to Gothic-style architecture and a quick tour of the exhibition “Woolworth Building @ 100”, kids will be able to compare and contrast style, ornament, and structural methods of Gothic architecture with the Woolworth Building. Ages 7-14.

The Frog Prince - Broadhollow Theater at Elmont
April 06, 2013 - Elmont

This ribbiting tale reborn on the bayou features an African American waitress who dreams of opening a restaurant but her dreams are put on hold when she meets the Frog Prince.

Musical Performance: Maurice Chedid - Alwan for the Arts
April 06, 2013 - New York

Celebrated vocalist Maurice Chedid performs,Tarab, popular, and classical songs from Egypt and the Levant. Featuring: Maurice Chedid:'Oud and vocals (*A small online fee is applied - use printout as your ticket) ***** Bio - Maurice Chedid studied at the Lebanese Conservatory of Middle Eastern Music. As a member of the Lebanese Folkloric Group, he toured internationally for four years and has since played the ud and sung in a variety of nightclubs in Lebanon and throughout the world. Mr. Chedid has recorded over twenty song and dance pieces and appeared regularly at Cedars of Lebanon in Manhattan, and major Arabic nightclubs in the New York City area. He is also a featured performer and composer on the new CD produced by Dahdoo Productions, Inc, “Mid-East/Western Fusion”. Mr. Chedid has also acted as Musical Director and Composer for The NY Performing Artists production of “The Dancing Princesses.” He has also performed extensively for many cultural organizations, including The United Nations, and various Missions and Embassies from throughout the world. ***** Related Links - http://worldmusiccentral.org/artists/artist_page.php?id=431 http://en.wordpress.com/tag/maurice-chedid/

New Wave Finland: Contemporary Photography from the Helsinki School - Scandinavia House: The Nordic Center in America
Through April 06, 2013 - New York

An exhibition featuring the work of young photographers and video artists from Finland's distinguished Helsinki School. The nine artists exhibited in New Wave Finland -- Pasi Autio, Joakim Eskildsen, Tiina Itkonen, Hannu Karjalainen, Kalle Kataila, Anni Leppala, Niko Luoma, Riitta Paivalainen, and Mikko Sinervo -- illustrate the diversity of the School's distinctive artistic and pedagogical approach.

Bill Cosby - Colden Auditorium at Kupferberg Center for the Arts
April 06, 2013 - Flushing

Bill Cosby is one of the most beloved and respected comedians of all time! His famous wit and hilarious outlook on life and family make him universally entertaining for every member of the audience. A true pioneer in comedy, Bill Cosby’s appeal transcends age, gender and cultural boundaries, for the perfect evening event for the entire family. Bill Cosby brought laughter into the homes of millions every week, as the creator of one of the longest running, critically acclaimed television programs in history, The Cosby Show. He is also the best-selling author of Fatherhood and I Didn’t Ask to Be Born, But I’m Glad I Was. And now, he is bringing his humor and warmth to the stage at Colden Auditorium for one memorable evening.

Beat Memories - The Photographs of Allen Ginsberg - Grey Art Gallery at NYU
Through April 06, 2013 - New York

An in-depth look at the Beat Generation as seen through the lens of Allen Ginsberg (1926-1997). Although well known for his poetry, Ginsberg was also an avid photo- grapher, capturing the people and places around him in spontaneous, often intimate snapshots. His black-and-white photographs include portraits of William S. Burroughs, Neal Cassady, Gregory Corso, Jack Kerouac, and others, along with self-portraits. The images not only are revealing portrayals of celebrated personalities, but also convey the unique lifestyle and spirit of the Beats.

Das Rheingold - Metropolitan Opera
April 06, 2013 -

Approximate running time 2 hrs. 30 min. Robert Lepage's landmark production of Wagner's Der Ring des Nibelungen is back for three complete cycles in spring 2013, on the occasion of the 200th anniversary of the composer's birth. In the epic's first installment, the theft of the Rhinegold and Alberich's curse set in motion the tragic events that will lead to the downfall of the gods. Principal Conductor Fabio Luisi leads an extraordinary cast that includes Stephanie Blythe, Stefan Margita, and Mark Delavan and Greer Grimsley as Wotan.

La Traviata - Metropolitan Opera
April 06, 2013 -

Soprano Diana Damrau tackles Verdi's eternal heroine for the first time at the Met in Willy Decker's inspiring production. Placido Domingo expands his repertoire to sing the baritone role of Germont, Violetta's tormentor. Tenor Saimir Pirgu sings Alfredo, her naive lover. Yannick Nezet-Seguin conducts.

Strawberry Fields Beatles Brunch - B.B. King Blues Club & Grill
April 06, 2013 - New York

NYC's Longest Running Beatles Show STRAWBERRY FIELDS featuring former members of Broadway's BEATLEMANIA Doors: 11am - Show: 12pm Ticket includes All-You-Can-Eat-Buffet, Show, Tax and Tip $40 adv, $42.50 door STRAWBERRY FIELDS is a look-a-like, sound-a-like Beatles tribute, dedicated to bringing you as close to a real Beatles concert as you can get. They take you on a Magical Mystery Tour beginning in 1964 complete with mop top hair, black suits with thin ties & the 1st four albums of music. Next stop, 1967, features the psychedelic era of "Sergeant Pepper Lonely Hearts Club Band" album with all the costumes & jackets on the album cover. The last stop includes: "White Album", "Abbey Road" & "Let It Be".

Jean-Michel Basquiat - Gagosian Gallery
Through April 06, 2013 - New York

Featuring over fifty works from public and private collections, this exhibition spans Basquiat's brief but meteoric career, which ended with his death at the age of twenty-seven. Thirty years after Larry Gagosian first presented his work in Los Angeles, twenty years after the first posthumous survey at the Whitney Museum of American Art (1992-93), and eight years after the Brooklyn Museum of Art retrospective (2005), viewers will have a fresh opportunity to consider Basquiat's central role in his artistic generation as a lightning rod and a bridge between cultures.

Thresholds: Contemporary Thai Art - Sundaram Tagore Gallery
Through April 06, 2013 - New York

For the first time in more than a decade in New York, a group exhibition of Thai art offers a view onto the contemporary art scene of the dynamic Southeast Asian country. Curated by art historian Gregory Galligan, director of the Thai Art Archives in Bangkok, Thresholds: Contemporary Thai Art examines, through six case studies, how Thai artists are dealing with pressing social, political and artistic issues.

The Frog Prince - BroadHollow at Elmont
April 06, 2013 - Elmont

No matter how many times they see it, kids will be delighted as they experience this live presentation of the classic fairytale.

The Bach Variations: Andras Schiff - New York Philharmonic
Through April 06, 2013 - New York

Andras Schiff is world-renowned and critically acclaimed as a pianist, conductor, pedagogue and lecturer. Recognized for touring the globe with large-scale and concentrated studies of the major keyboard works, Andras Schiff's special recitals of J.S. Bach, Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert, Chopin, Schumann and Bartók form an important part of every concert season. Indisputably one of the most prominent proponents of the keyboard works of J.S. Bach, Mr. Schiff has long proclaimed that Bach stands at the core of his music making. In April 2013 Andras Schiff will embark on The Bach Project in North America with Bach recitals and a week of orchestral music of Bach, Schumann and Mendelssohn with Mr. Schiff at the piano and on the podium. Mr. Schiff's relationship with the music of J.S. Bach is well established.

Arman: Cycles - Paul Kasmin Gallery
Through April 06, 2013 - New York

A selection of artworks from Arman's Bicycle series. While the early Bicycles were first shown in New York in 1992, at Marisa del Re Gallery, this will be the U.S. debut of the full span of the series.

William Cordova - Yawar Mallku: Temporal Landscapes - Sikkema Jenkins & Co.
Through April 06, 2013 - New York

Early Music - Age of Indulgence - Miller Theatre
April 06, 2013 - New York

Cleveland-based French Baroque specialists Les Delices make their Miller debut, recreating the opulent sound world of a 1750s Paris salon. Featuring works that pushed the boundaries of harmony and technical virtuosity, the program revels in the decadence of the era while embracing the Enlightenment values of individuality, originality, and experimentation. Les Delices deftly makes accessible little-known works by Philidor, Dauvergne, Mondonville, and Rameau.

Alarm Will Sound - Carnegie Hall
April 06, 2013 - New York

Committed to innovative performances and recordings of today's music, Alarm Will Sound has a reputation for performing demanding music with energetic skill. This wildly inventive group premieres new works by former Battles singer and guitarist Tyondai Braxton, Dublin-based Crash Ensemble founder Donnacha Dennehy, and AWS founding member John Orfe, as well as compositions by David Lang and Charles Wuorinen.

Pagliacci - Dicapo Opera Theater
April 06, 2013 - New York

Dicapo ends their 31st season with a gala opening night performance of a perennial opera favorite -- Ruggero Leoncavallo's Pagliacci -- the story of a jealous husband in a commedia dell'arte troupe, whose actions on stage make theatre collapse into tragic reality.

Gwen Welliver - Beasts and Plots - New York Live Arts
Through April 06, 2013 - New York

Beasts and Plots investigates what happens when Welliver's figurative and nonfigurative worlds collide. Inspired by Matt Mullican's Glen, Oskar Schlemmer's seminars on linear figures, Rebecca Horn's performance films and Paul Klee's portrait works, Beasts and Plots is a semi-narrative work that explores the outline of a woman's body, a death and the idea of a unicorn.

Kids Club Meeting - Queens Center Mall-Guest Services
April 06, 2013 - Elmhurst

Join a cool club in Queens! Kids receive a membership card, great discounts at participating Queens Center stores and a special gift on your birthday. It's easy to join. Just grab Mom, Dad or a grown up and stop by Guest Services, Level 1, Macy*s Wing (across from Applebee's), and have them fill out a membership form for you. Then join us at the Monthly Meetings and be a part of the fun!

Artist Tools: Hands, Eyes, Ears - Noguchi Museum
April 06, 2013 - Long Island City

Parents can learn strategies for engaging their children during museum visits while exploring art materials and The Noguchi Museum galleries as a family. This program is for families with children ages 2-4. Space is limited and reservations are required.

New York Islanders vs. Tampa Bay Lightning - Nassau Coliseum
April 06, 2013 - Uniondale

Here's your chance to root for your favorite team. Watch them delight fans as they romp on the ice to settle old scores and win new victories.

Orchid Show Classes - Divide, Repot, Rejuvenate! - The New York Botanical Garden
April 06, 2013 - Bronx

Nervous about repotting and transplanting your orchids? Sooner or later, you need to do it; learn how in this informative and hands-on session.

Derek Boshier - Paris France, Paris Texas, Paris Hilton - Flowers Gallery
Through April 06, 2013 - New York

This series of recent paintings is a continuation of the artist's career, which began with the Pop Art movement in the 1960s.

CPR & First Aid Course - PM Pediatrics
April 06, 2013 - Lake Success

HeartSaver First Aid CPR AED will cover the basic treatment of a wide variety of pediatric injuries and illnesses including the management of bleeding, broken bones and sprains. The course will also cover CPR and the use of an AED. To register for this course, please e-mail cpr@pmpediatrics.com

Operation Slumber - Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
April 06, 2013 - New York

Join us aboard Intrepid for this once in a lifetime overnight experience and learn what it takes to live onboard an aircraft carrier! Plus, tour the Space Shuttle Pavilion and get a close up view of space shuttle Enterprise. You'll train like an astronaut and imagine what it would be like to be a space explorer!

Dog Tales! - Fairfield Public Library
April 06, 2013 - Fairfield

Children will have the opportunity to read with Reading Education Assistance dogs who would like to listen. Each child will have 15-minute sessions over six weeks. Proven to build confidence and improve reading skills. Grades K-5. Special registration, by phone or in person only, is required for this program. Registration begins, Monday, February 18.

Mike Brodie - A Period of Juvenile Prosperity - Yossi Milo Gallery
Through April 06, 2013 - New York

Comedy Magic Show - Broadway Comedy Club
April 06, 2013 - Midtown West

Prepare yourself for an afternoon filled with mystery and amazement with a one-hour magic show at the legendary Broadway Comedy Club. The bi-weekly magic show will feature a rotating line up of talented magicians, including comedy magician Randy Masters. The comedy magic show combines sleight of hand, mind reading stunts, and plenty of audience participation. Suitable for all ages. Broadway Comedy Club hosts a bi-weekly Saturday afternoon magic show, suitable for the whole family! Performance dates: Feb. 2nd, Feb. 16th, March 2nd, March 16th, April 6th, and April 20th.

3rd Annual Lost Brook Trail Race - Tenafly Nature Center
April 06, 2013 - Tenafly

Teens are invited to run a 5 or 10 mile race at the Tenafly Nature Center's Lost Brook Trail Race. The race raises money to protect open space on and off the trails as well as provide environmental education programs to the public. Runners can pre-register Friday, April 5, 5-7pm or Saturday, April 6, 7-8:45am.

The Tale of Peter Rabbit (and Benjamin Bunny) - CM Performing Arts Center
April 06, 2013 - Oakdale

The story written by Beatrix Potter follows the adventures of the mischievous Peter Rabbit as he is chased about Mr. McGregor?s garden.

ALICE IN WONDERLAND - John W. Engeman Theater
April 06, 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.

Family Weekend Workshop - The Physics of Flight - Hudson River Museum & Planetarium
April 06, 2013 - Yonkers

Creative activities inspired by the Museum's collections and exhibitions, led by Junior Docents. Appropriate for ages 7 and older. Today: explore the physics of flight, and the many ways to defy gravity.

Child Safety Car Seat Check Event - Greenburgh Police Headquarters
April 06, 2013 - White Plains

Car crashes kill hundreds of children each year and injure tens of thousands. Many die unnecessarily because 9 out of 10 kids aren't buckled up correctly and their car seats aren't properly installed. The Greenburgh Police Department hosts this Car Seat Safety event. Certified Technicians will inspect your child's car seat for recalls, expiration dates, and make sure it's installed properly. Parents can come by anytime between 11am-2pm; no appointment is necessary. This service is free of charge and made possible through a grant from the Governor's Traffic Safety Committee.

Youth Music Festival! - Y Early Learning Center at Tappan Hill
April 06, 2013 - Tarrytown

Rock out to the sounds of local youth bands and talented singers and actors at this fund raiser for the new Y Theatre Arts Studio in Tarrytown. Spend the afternoon and bring the family to listen to great music, eat freshly baked goods, and for the youngest music lovers, tumble and play on the Y Tumble Tots equipment. Bands and performers featured: Underage, Route 9, Zoe Kaplan, Julia Sandler, members of Lion King Kids and Lion King Jr. cast, and more. For more information contact Barbara Turk at 914-631-4807 or barbarat@ymcatarrytown.org.

New Victory Family Workshops: Sound Effects and Foley Design - New 42nd Street Studios
April 06, 2013 - Times Square

Use sound and music to define the mood and enrich the story of your own imaginary world. Inspired by "Intergalactic Nemesis," this workshop is best for kids ages eight and older.

Family Orienteering Challenge - Westmoreland Sanctuary
April 06, 2013 - Mount Kisco

A day of fun, adventure, and exploration. Orienteering is a sport that uses map and compass to navigate your way as fast as you can through a woodland course of checkpoints. There will be three course levels from easy to challenging, as well as hands-on instruction for orienteering beginners hands-on instruction given by West Point Cadets and Hudson Valley Orienteering experts. Check-in/Registration from 10am-12pm. Courses will be open for navigation from 10am-3pm, but course entrance will close at 1pm. Event fee includes maps for each of the three courses, waterproof map covers, instruction/training, and refreshments. Children younger than age 10 should be accompanied by an adult. $5 discount online registration at westmorelandsanctuary.org. Compass rental available. A scavenger hunt will be available for families with children ages 4 and older. This is a rain or shine event.

HSBC Children's Garden Spring Session - Queens Botanical Garden
April 06, 2013 - Flushing

The HSBC Children's Garden at Queens Botanical Garden offers hands-on discovery for ages 5-12. Children's imaginations and knowledge blossom as they plant and harvest vegetables and flowers, visit the Bee Garden, and more! Spring Session: Saturdays, 9:30am to noon April 6 - June 15 (no class May 25 for Memorial Day weekend) SPECIAL PRICE: $166 Members / $185 Non-Members To register email rwolf@queensbotanical.org

Green Infrastructure/Rainwater Harvesting for Community Gardeners and Homeowners - Queens Botanical Garden
April 06, 2013 - Flushing

Fee: Free with Garden Admission (pre-registration required) Join Lenny Librizzi from GrowNYC for this two-hour workshop covering stormwater management best practices for community gardeners and homeowners. Learn how to conserve water and help prevent pollution from stormwater by discussing topics such as rainwater harvesting, swales, rain gardens, enhanced tree pits, permeable paving, and more. Information about sources for materials and how-to tips will be discussed. Open for up to 30 participants. Preregistration is required at: education@queensbotanical.org

Wildflower Walk - Hudson Highlands Nature Museum Outdoor Discovery Center
April 06, 2013 - Cornwall

Enjoy the beauty of woods and fields while searching for spring ephemerals. For adults and children ages 5 and older.

Stony Point Community Cleanup - James A Farley Middle School
April 06, 2013 - Stony Point

Sources tell us that this popular community program usually attracts more than 200 volunteers. Participants can pick their own clean-up site. For more information, contact Paula Klein by phone or e-mail pklein1013@gmail.com.

Adirondack Shakespeare Co. Presents Richard III - St. John's University (Manhattan Campus)
April 06, 2013 - New York

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.org Bloody thou art, bloody will be thy end (R3, Act 4, scene 4)

Poems from the Platform - New York Transit Museum
April 06, 2013 - Brooklyn Heights

To celebrate National Poetry Month, let’s share favorite transportation and city-related poems in the greatest place of all: a vintage subway car! Learn to paint words in pictures, and write pictures in words in this fun workshop.

'A Mermaids' Tale, The Family Musical' - Stage 72 @ The Triad Theatre
April 06, 2013 - Upper West Side

Based on the novel "The Sea Fairies" by L. Frank Baum, this exciting and entertaining family musical has been called "Oz Beneath The Sea" and is currently celebrating eight months off-Broadway. The music is catchy, the story keeps kids entertained, and there is a lot of audience participation.

Elska - Symphony Space
April 06, 2013 - Upper West Side

Elska is modern pioneer who discovered a secret volcanic island off of the coast of Iceland. Blending music with engaging storytelling, she shares the adventures of her high-tech yet simple life among an eclectic group of characters, including Winter Bear, The Goobler, The Nunni, The Shooshi and a vast colony of Lost Socks. View Elska's "Don't Make Fun of the Goobler" video here: youtube.com/watch?v=yQiAtBQwaxc.

South Shore Symphony - Madison Theatre at Molloy College
April 06, 2013 - Rockville Centre

Join the South Shore Symphony orchestra and Tamar Podubbnaya, pianist, for a delightful evening of music.

Storytime: Super Ladybug to the Rescue - Barnes & Noble
April 06, 2013 - West Nyack

Children will hear about the incredible rescue operations of a teeny-tiny ladybug with an enormous heart. His larger-than-life efforts help animals get out of trouble. Following the story, children will make their own super ladybug to take home.

Free Breast Cancer Screenings - Nyack Hospital
April 06, 2013 - Nyack

Women ages 40 and over with no health insurance or who are underinsured are encouraged to do something important for themselves and their families: receive a free breast and cervical cancer screening. The screening includes a mammogram, clinical breast exam, and pelvic exam. Walk-ins are welcome but registration is strongly recommended. Spanish language assistance is available at 845-348-8582.

Talina and Friends in Concert - The Suffern Community Center
April 06, 2013 - Suffern

The community of Suffern highlights Autism Awareness month as well as anti-bullying efforts at this special concert by Talina, a local high school student with autism. Talina - a teenage singer, songwriter, and musician - and her friends present this evening of original and popular cover songs, handcrafted jewelry, and other activities. Proceeds from the show will benefit MarbleJam Kids, an enrichment program for children with autism.

MusicClasses4Kids Trial Class - Germonds Presbyterian Church
April 06, 2013 - New City

MusicClasses4Kids invites parents or caregivers and their newborn through kindergarten-aged children to a trial class of their Spring 2013 “Circus Spectacular” Song Collection. Fee will be credited to your tuition if you join after the class. Pre-registration is requested.

'ZooZoo' performed by Imago Theatre - Tilles Center for the Performing Arts
April 06, 2013 - Greenvale

ZooZoo is penguins playing musical chairs, a cat trapped in a giant paper bag, hippos with insomnia, anteaters as waiters and a madcap revue of illusion, comedy and fun that has thrilled audiences nationwide. Recommended for ages 3 and up.

Brady Rymer presents 'Jump Up, It's a Good Day!' - Long Island Children's Museum
April 06, 2013 - Garden City

Join Grammy-nominated musical artists Brady Rymer and the Little Band That Could as they perform high energy, interactive, and uplifting songs from all of their award winning CD's. Brady Rymer's down-home, foot stomping rootsy tunes resonate through American culture, bringing an honest, joyful spirit to music for all generations. "His music has a rock 'n' roll heart," declares The New York Times.

Up in the Air - Long Island Children's Museum
April 06, 2013 - Garden City

This special LICM workshop will explore the ins and outs of air, space, and flight. Discover the history of aviation on Long Island, including the famous balloon flight by W.H. Donaldson in 1873, and the �Golden Age� that transformed aviation from a sport to a growing industry. Engineer your own �AIR-MAZING� gliders with simple items like paper and drinking straws.

Bossy Frog Band Concert - Christ Church
April 06, 2013 - Bronxville

A hoppin' good time! The Junior League of Bronxville (JLB) will host the ever-popular Bossy Frog Band. The band has thrilled the 2-7-year-old crowd (and their adults) since 1999. They provide a unique blend of top quality musicianship, wacky characters, developmentally appropriate humor, and relatable themes. All proceeds will benefit the JLB's outreach programs, aiding their fight to end hunger and improve nutrition in Southern Westchester. Tickets are $20 at the door, or $15 on the JLB website, jlbronxville.org. "Don't let your kids miss this show!" stated Jonalie Korengold, JLB President. "Kids love this high energy show, with its lively banjo music, goofy costume characters, and silly interactive songs. Plus it's a great way to support your community!" The Junior League of Bronxville (JLB) has been an active and vocal women's volunteer organization in Southern Westchester since 1948. It is dedicated to fighting hunger and improving nutrition in its service areas of Bronxville, Eastchester, Mount Vernon, Tuckahoe, and Yonkers. As a 501(c)3 charity, its purpose is exclusively educational and charitable.

Quotations and Affirmations: Light Bulb Moments - Floral Park Public Library
April 06, 2013 - Floral Park

Buddhists call "light bulb moments" satori, instant enlightenment. We have all experienced such moments, whether in a short quote, a quip or a phrase that helps us "get it". Join Connie Lagan for an interesting seminar on awareness, inspiration, affirmative thinking, quote analysis and journaling all to help elicit life transformations. The seminar concludes with a guided visualization meditation. Registration is online or at the Reference Desk.

Draw On Workshop - Loft Artist Association
April 06, 2013 - Stamford

This hands on event, in association with The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum in Ridgefield, invites children of all ages and their parents to participate. Paper and all kinds of drawing supplies are provided. The hallways of the LAA will be wrapped with paper so that anyone can creatively draw on the walls. LAA artists will also be on hand to answer questions and provide individual help. Drawings that remain with the LAA will be displayed in an exhibit called "The Drawing Show" opening May 10 and running until June 16.

Create a Spring Mural - Straight A's
April 06, 2013 - White Plains

Help create a fantastic, fabulous Spring Mural to decorate the store. Juice and cookies for all who attend.

'Embrace the World' Family Auction Gala - First Presbyterian Church of Katonah
April 06, 2013 - Katonah

Passed hors d'oeuvres and wine for the adults, pizza and a penny social for the kids, plus auction items for every taste and budget. The church supports many causes, and this year, instead of individual fundraising efforts, the congregation has joined forces to create one big fundraiser to bring in money for the bell choir's international trips, the Youth Group's domestic and international mission trips, and to put a big drop in the bucket of the cost of our church improvements. What can you do? Donate an item (event tickets, furniture, jewelry, a week at your summer home or ski house) a service (tennis lessons, photography, chess, smartphone lessons), or an event (guided tours, dinner in your home, party or scavenger hunt). These are just suggestions to get the ideas flowing - the sky's the limit! (Flying lessons anyone?!) Email kpcauction@verizon.net with your idea for a donation, questions, and reservations (space is limited). See the complete auction list at katonahpresbyterian.org.

Wag Your Tale! - Read to a Dog - Scarsdale Public Library
April 06, 2013 - Scarsdale

Independent readers can practice their reading skills with a story-loving dog. Registration required but not limited to Scarsdale Library cardholders.

Parachute Playtime for Toddlers - Scarsdale Public Library
April 06, 2013 - Scarsdale

Big, bright, colorful parachutes and lots of singable songs for children ages 2-1/2 to 4 years. Registration is required, but not limited to Scarsdale Library cardholders.

Disney Live! Mickey's Music Festival - Westchester County Center
April 06, 2013 - White Plains

Mickey Mouse and friends rock the world with the stars from The Little Mermaid, Aladdin, and Toy Story in their new tour show Disney Live! Mickey's Music Festival. Disney hits are remixed to the hottest sounds of today featuring hip-hop, pop, swing, reggae, rock, and country tunes. Kids will be delighted with the all-star roster including Mickey and Minnie, Donald and Goofy, Ariel and Sebastian, Jasmine and Aladdin, and Woody and Buzz, just to name a few. There will be 25 characters in total performing in this jam session fit for the entire family, and even grown-ups won't be able to resist dancing, singing, and playing air-guitar with this lively band of characters. Tickets are available at the County Center Box Office, ticketmaster.com, or by calling 1-800-745-3000.

Central Park Zoo Wildlife Theater Presents: Butterfly Boogie - Central Library
April 06, 2013 - Jamaica

Bugs aren't gross—they're great! Learn why with the help of a cockroach puppet. Then, take off on a 3,000-mile adventure with Wildlife Theater's interactive musical performance "The Tale of Flutterby and Piggle," which introduces children 6 and up to the interdependence of plants and animals. Space is limited; tickets will be distributed at 12 p.m. the day of performance at the Children's Library Discovery Center on a first-come, first-served basis.

"Click, Clack Moo" - Emelin Theatre
April 06, 2013 - Mamaroneck

All day long Farmer Brown hears "click, clack moo, clickety, clackety, moo...". The cows and chickens are typing to protest their working conditions, and then go on strike! Will Farmer Brown give in to the animals' demands? A Theatreworks USA production for ages 4 and older.

Bird Walk - BIRD WALK (MAIN SANCTUARY)
April 06, 2013 - Greenwich

Enjoy a bird walk in the Main Sanctuary. Morning bird walks are a spring tradition. Meet in Audubon Greenwich parking area on Riversville Road. No charge or RSVP required. Bring binoculars and/or a camera. Loaner binoculars may be available. Questions? Call Ted Gilman at x230.

Spring Hike To Mead Lake - Greenwich Audubon Society
April 06, 2013 - Greenwich

Circle Mead Lake at the time of spring thaw to seek out colorful tree buds, early flowers and any early emerging turtles, frogs, snakes, and insects, and returning wetland and water birds. Ages 7 and up. RSVP to Ted at x230.

Image Transfer Techniques for Textiles with Jane Davila - Katonah Museum of Art
April 06, 2013 - Katonah

Get hands-on experience with direct and indirect transfer methods for your textile projects. Using TAP, acrylic paint, solvent, and medium transfers, Jane Davila teaches participants different methods for printing images onto fabric.

Movies for Kids (and their Families) - 'The Five Pennies' - Jacob Burns Film Center
April 06, 2013 - Pleasantville

In one of his warmest performances, Danny Kaye plays Loring "Red" Nichols, a real-life 1920s cornet player. At the height of his fame, he must decide whether to quit the music business to care for his daughter. Includes a slew of period favorites, especially "When the Saints Go Marching In" (with the great Louis Armstrong.) 1959. 117 min. Not rated.

Saturday Crafts @ The Field - The Field Library
April 06, 2013 - Peekskill

Crafty kids can drop in for simple crafts. No sign-up required.

Meet the Animals - Greenburgh Nature Center
April 06, 2013 - Scarsdale

Children ages 5-12 and their adult companions are invited to visit with some of the Nature Center's live animals. A naturalist presents an informative program that allows you to get up-close to some furry, feathery, and scaly friends.

FAMILY JAMS featuring Music for Aardvarks - NOTE: 11am only! - Groove Performing Arts
April 06, 2013 - Larchmont

A live, interactive musical experience for the whole family. Sing, dance, jam and laugh out loud. Ages 1-5 years with an active grown-up. Registration required. Note: 11am only today.

BABY JAMS featuring Music for Aardvarks - Groove Performing Arts
April 06, 2013 - Larchmont

You're up early, so you might as well be jamming! BABY JAM is the ultimate interactive musical experience for the littlest Aardvarks in the house. Don't expect all lullabyes and la-la-la...this Jam really rocks! Live music, pint-sized drums, easy-to-grasp shakers, and other music makers to keep busy baby hands happy. BABY JAM is also a great place for new parents who are living through the same sleep-free nights and baby milestones to meet one another. Proud grandparents and other grown-ups in the extended family are always welcome guests! For pre-mobile babies 3-12 mos. with an active grown-up.

Family Art Project - Drawn to Nature - Wave Hill
April 06, 2013 - Bronx

Join guest artist Ander Mikalson as she guides families in creating individual drawing projects. Then, on the Lower Lawn from 12-2pm, join guest artists from the spring exhibition "Drawn to Nature" to form a collective, large-scale, winding line of drawings that will weave its way through Wave Hill. Free, and admission to the grounds is free all weekend, thanks to the generous support of Target.

Between the Lines - Degas, Miss La La, and the Cirque Fernando - Morgan Library & Museum
April 06, 2013 - New York

Written or drawn, lines are meant to be read and interpreted. In this new series of interactive gallery conversations, a museum educator will lead participants in a forty-minute discussion based on a selection of works from a current exhibition. April's tour explores Degas, Miss La La, and the Cirque Fernando. Free with admission; Space is limited to 15 participants on a first-come, first-served basis.

Opening Day Parade - Prospect Park Bandshell
April 06, 2013 - Park Slope

Celebrate the coming of Spring and the crack of the first bat as Brooklyn Little Leaguers and their parents march through Park Slope and into Prospect Park. The ceremonial first pitch of the season will be thrown at the Prospect Park Bandshell. The parade begins at 7th Avenue and Carroll Street.

Kids Workshop - Home Depot - Bronx Terminal
April 06, 2013 - Bronx

Kids learn to build or create a useful, fun product. Workshops teach children do-it-yourself skills and tool safety, and instill a sense of pride and accomplishment. All kids get to keep their craft and receive a free Kids Workshop Apron, commemorative pin, and certificate of achievement. Workshops are offered the first Saturday of each month for children ages 5-12.

Kids Workshop - Home Depot - Port Chester
April 06, 2013 - Port Chester

Kids learn to build or create a useful, fun product. Workshops teach children do-it-yourself skills and tool safety, and instill a sense of pride and accomplishment. All kids get to keep their craft and receive a free Kids Workshop Apron, commemorative pin, and certificate of achievement. Workshops are offered the first Saturday of each month for children ages 5-12.

Kids Workshop - Home Depot - Gun Hill Road
April 06, 2013 - Bronx

Kids learn to build or create a useful, fun product. Workshops teach children do-it-yourself skills and tool safety, and instill a sense of pride and accomplishment. All kids get to keep their craft and receive a free Kids Workshop Apron, commemorative pin, and certificate of achievement. Workshops are offered the first Saturday of each month for children ages 5-12.

Kids Workshop - Home Depot - Bruckner Boulevard
April 06, 2013 - Bronx

Kids learn to build or create a useful, fun product. Workshops teach children do-it-yourself skills and tool safety, and instill a sense of pride and accomplishment. All kids get to keep their craft and receive a free Kids Workshop Apron, commemorative pin, and certificate of achievement. Workshops are offered the first Saturday of each month for children ages 5-12.

Kids Workshop - Home Depot - Mohegan Lake
April 06, 2013 - Mohegan Lake

Kids learn to build or create a useful, fun product. Workshops teach children do-it-yourself skills and tool safety, and instill a sense of pride and accomplishment. All kids get to keep their craft and receive a free Kids Workshop Apron, commemorative pin, and certificate of achievement. Workshops are offered the first Saturday of each month for children ages 5-12.

Kids Workshop - Home Depot - New Rochelle
April 06, 2013 - New Rochelle

Kids learn to build or create a useful, fun product. Workshops teach children do-it-yourself skills and tool safety, and instill a sense of pride and accomplishment. All kids get to keep their craft and receive a free Kids Workshop Apron, commemorative pin, and certificate of achievement. Workshops are offered the first Saturday of each month for children ages 5-12.

Kids Workshop - Home Depot - Yonkers
April 06, 2013 - Yonkers

Kids learn to build or create a useful, fun product. Workshops teach children do-it-yourself skills and tool safety, and instill a sense of pride and accomplishment. All kids get to keep their craft and receive a free Kids Workshop Apron, commemorative pin, and certificate of achievement. Workshops are offered the first Saturday of each month for children ages 5-12.

Kids Workshop - Home Depot - Hawthorne
April 06, 2013 - Hawthorne

Kids learn to build or create a useful, fun product. Workshops teach children do-it-yourself skills and tool safety, and instill a sense of pride and accomplishment. All kids get to keep their craft and receive a free Kids Workshop Apron, commemorative pin, and certificate of achievement. Workshops are offered the first Saturday of each month for children ages 5-12.

Green Songs from Vlada's Garden - David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center
April 06, 2013 - Lincoln Center

Songstress Vlada Tomova shares songs both ancient and new from the villages of her native Bulgaria and other lands, near and far. Tomova also loves growing sweet tomatoes, raspberries, basil, strawberries, and colorful beans in her in her current village of residence, Brooklyn. Figs, giant sunflowers, rosemary, peaches, and asparagus grow among many flowers and other plants in Vlada's Brooklyn community garden and she seems to possess a mysterious power for bringing cut Valentine roses back into bloom. Learn how to plant peppers, spot the first leaves of spinach poking through the soil, and grow a strawberry at your bedside, through stories, pictures, and song.

First Saturday Books for Babies - Wilton Library
April 06, 2013 - Wilton

Bring your wonderful baby to this infant friendly program for singing, playing and enjoying gentle stories geared for babies under 12 months old. This is an opportunity to meet other new parents in the area. Bring dad too. Registration suggested.

Opening Weekend - Queens Botanical Garden
April 06, 2013 - Flushing

Enjoy garden tours, crafts, and meet Flora, QBG's colorful mascot!

Saturday Family Programs: Improv4kids - Brooklyn Public Library, Central branch
April 06, 2013 - Prospect Heights

Improv 4 Kids is a family-friendly improv show where the audience's suggestions create the show. The troupe of professional improvisers use the suggestions they receive to create whimsical, original songs and stories, as well as give willing audience members the chance to get up on stage and assist the performers.

15th Annual Eileen Dugan 5K Run - Brooklyn Bridge Park, Pier 1
April 06, 2013 - DUMBO/Brooklyn Heights

This 3.1-mile race remembers former NY State Assemblymember Eileen Dugan, who passed away from breast cancer at the age of 51. All proceeds benefit breast cancer research. Register at 15thdugan.eventbrite.com.

DIY: Learn How to Build Your Own Computer - Westport Library
April 06, 2013 - Westport

Fourteen-year-old Jonathan Katz, of Weston, explains how he built his own computer, which, for far less money, can do anything a typical off-the-shelf model can do in terms of speed, storage capacity, and graphics.

Blooming Babies: Adventures in the Jungle - Brooklyn Children's Museum
April 06, 2013 - Crown Heights

Discover animals that live in the world's jungles. Imagine being one of those animals and crawl, jump, flap, or hop from place to place while letting out your loudest roar! Meet an animal from the Museum's live collection and create a jungle-themed craft to take home.

Nrityagram's Surupa Sen & Bijayini Satpathy - NYU Skirball Center
April 06, 2013 - New York

With its sculpturesque forms, sinuous movements, and emotional intensity, Odissi—one of the oldest dance traditions in the world, speaks of love and union with the divine. Surupa Sen and Bijayini Satpathy, the principal dancers of India’s famed Nrityagram dance troupe, transport us to enchanted worlds of magic and spirituality with their grace and power. New York debut of Samyoga (Sanskrit: conjunction of two heavenly bodies), a program of solos and duets set to an original live score composed by Pandit Raghunath Panigrahi.

Jazz Dance Party - Staten Island Children's Museum
April 06, 2013 - Staten Island

Jazz dancer Walter Rutledge will teach you all the moves.

Up 4 Art - Staten Island Children's Museum
April 06, 2013 - Staten Island

Kids make jazz-inspired art while listening to Dave Brubeck.

The Gerry Malkin Jazz Collective with Dave Kikoski - ArtsWestchester
April 06, 2013 - White Plains

This all-star ensemble performs mid-20th-century jazz from greats like Miles Davis and John Coltrane. This concert is part of Jazz@ArtsWestchester, a lineup of jazz performances within the Live@ArtsWestchester concert series. artsw.org/live. Contact Tom van Buren, 914-428-4220 x329. With support from New York State Council on the Arts.

Save The Earth - Alley Pond Environmental Center
April 06, 2013 - Douglaston

Young children ages 3-4 will learn about ways to Save the Earth. Meet some live animals and make a craft that relates to the story. Participants will take a nature walk (weather permitting). Space is limited. This is a drop-off class, all participants must be toilet trained. Pre-registration is required.

The Ebony Hillbilies - Flushing Town Hall
April 06, 2013 - Flushing

One of the last black string bands in the U.S, keeping an important legacy alive with a rootsy, homegrown style of All American Music - Jazz, Blues, Bluegrass, Rockabilly, Rock + Roll, and Country. Inspiring heartstring tugs and toe-taps in fans of all types of music using Violin, Mountain Dulcimer, Banjo, Washboard, percussion, bones, and vocals.

Teen Service Saturday - Fairfield Public Library
April 06, 2013 - Fairfield

Need community service hours for school, church or whatever? Drop in to the Teen Room on the first Saturday of each month to help out in the Library.

Sensory Friendly Film - The Croods 2D - AMC Loews Danbury 16
April 06, 2013 - Danbury

AMC Theaters has partnered with the Autism Society to provide monthly children's films in an accepting environment for children with autism. The auditorium has the lights up, the sound turned down and audience members are invited to get up and dance, walk, shout or sing. *Please note that date and time are subject to change.

Amadeus Summer Musical Theater Camp Open House - Amadeus Conservatory of Music
April 06, 2013 - Chappaqua

The Amadeus Summer Performing Arts Camp is holding an Open House on Saturday, April 6 from 10am-12pm. This year's production will be "The Sound of Music." The Open House will be located at Amadeus Conservatory of Music, 201 King Street, Chappaqua, NY 10514. For further information, to watch the video, or to RSVP, please call 914-238-0388 or visit amadeusconservatory.com.

Dora the Explorer Live, The Pirate Adventure - The Showplace at The Bellmore Movies
April 06, 2013 - Bellmore

Plaza Theatrical Productions, Long Island?s largest touring theatre company, is proud to present Dora The Explorer Live: Dora?s Pirate Adventure. Dora, her best buddy Boots the Monkey, and the rest of their friends embark on an exciting trip to Treasure Island. Along the way, the audience will use their map-reading, counting, musical and language skills to successfully help Dora reach the treasure. All ends happily onstage with a "yo-ho-ho!" The performance runs for one hour and is followed by a meet and greet with the cast. Birthday parties welcome. For individual and group ticket information and reservations, call Plaza Theatrical Productions at 516-599-6870, or online at plazatheatrical.com.

Arena Players Repertory Theatre Presents: Treasure Island - Vanderbilt Carriage House
April 06, 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.

Math Workshop - Science Math Learning
April 06, 2013 - Oceanside

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

Reading and Writing Workshop - Science Math Learning
April 06, 2013 - Oceanside

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

Saturday Night Dance Parties | Millennium Hustle - 92nd Street Y
April 06, 2013 - New York

Hustle diva Lori Brizzi welcomes you for an evening of the best in house, funk and disco classics that will set the dance floor on fire. Get down uptown for a night of classic and new-style Hustle, Latin and West Coast Swing. Full cash bar available.

Ah, Real Magic! - BroadHollow's BayWay Arts Center
April 06, 2013 - East Islip

Gary Ferrar entertains with his brand of magic and comedy.

Story Laboratory! - Long Island Science Center
April 06, 2013 - Riverhead

Listen to stories, participate in experiments, make science crafts and buy cool books. Enter in the book raffle.

Music Cafe: Carolyn Malachi - Apollo Theater
April 06, 2013 - New York

Of the world's artistically courageous divas, next in line is bold soul sister Carolyn Malachi. Ever since the buzz surrounding her Grammy-nominated single "Orion," she's become a popular brand in soul music, both domestically and abroad. One critic described her recent "Lions, Fires and Squares," inspired by recent sojourns in South Africa, as "savvy, soothing and rejuvenating."

Farmer for a Day - Suffolk County Farm & Education Center
April 06, 2013 - Yaphank

Come experience life on a working farm. Meet the animals as you feed and care for them. Collect fresh eggs from the hens and learn to churn butter. Enjoy a wagon ride around the farm.

Peconic Dunes Camp Open House - Peconic Dunes Camp
April 06, 2013 - Peconic

Tour this camp situated along the shore in Southold. Learn about a variety of summer camp opportunities for ages 6-16.

Larry Gatlin & The Gatlin Brothers with Special Guest Jamie DeRoy - 54 Below
April 06, 2013 - New York

Join country music legends Larry Gatlin and The Gatlin Brothers for an evening of toe tappin' fun. Renowned for their mastery and art of perfect family harmony that spawned some of country music's most memorable hits, this renowned trio plays NYC for one night only, and 54 Below is the place to find 'em! From his humble beginning singing back up for Kris Kristofferson, legendary Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter Larry Gatlin (and star of Broadway's The Will Rogers Follies!) began his solo career and had his first Top 20 hit with Sweet Becky Walker. In 1976, he was joined by his brothers, Steve and Rudy, and went on to record the Grammy Award winning Broken Lady, I Don't Wanna Cry, Love Is Just a Game, and Statues Without Hearts, among many others. For this special NYC appearance, the brothers are joined by the multiple MAC Award-winning hostess with the mostess, Jamie DeRoy.

Manhattan School of Music 30th Anniversary All-Star Jazz Program - MSM Swing Band - Dizzy's Club Coca Cola
April 06, 2013 - New York

Featuring Justin DiCioccio, Conductor; faculty guest artists. Late Night Session - Yasushi Nakamura Quartet.

Scotland Run 10K -
April 06, 2013 - New York

The Scottish are coming! To celebrate a fantastic 10 years of getting New York City hearts racing, the Scotland Run 10K is back and raring to go. Who'd have thought that kilts and running shoes were a match made in heaven (well…Central Park)? Whether you're running or cheering during this Year of Natural Scotland, bring your tartan to celebrate 10 years of Scottish cheer!

Tours for Fours - The Museum of Modern Art
April 06, 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 06, 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.

Oliver! - CM Performing Arts Center
April 06, 2013 - Oakdale

The musical Oliver! vividly brings to life Dickens? story of the boy who asked for more. From the orphanage to the mean streets of London, the ever-optimistic Oliver strives to survive while encoutering such memorable characters as Nancy, Fagin, Bill Sikes and the Artful Dodger.

Family Program: CATHEDRAL OF COMMERCE - Skyscraper Museum
April 06, 2013 - New York

Learn why the Woolworth Building was described as “The Cathedral of Commerce”! Though built as an office building, the Woolworth tower used the architectural vocabulary of medieval cathedrals. After an introduction to Gothic-style architecture and a quick tour of the exhibition “Woolworth Building @ 100”, kids will be able to compare and contrast style, ornament, and structural methods of Gothic architecture with the Woolworth Building.

Planting with the Pros: Seed Starting & Vegetable Gardening - Garden of Eve Organic Farm & Market
April 06, 2013 - Riverhead

In honor of Earth Day, treat yourself and your kids to a lesson on how to grow your own veggies or flowers from seed, organically, in a pot that you can put anywhere inside or outside your home. Learn what to grow, how to grow, what to grow it in, composting, ingredients of potting soil, what organic means, how to control diseases and insects organically, how to set up a vegetable garden, and more. Class fee includes one 12" pot filled with potting soil, one plug tray and a packet of seeds of your choice, Register online.

Jack and the Giant - BroadHollow's Studio Theatre
April 06, 2013 - Lindenhurst

In this musical version of Benjamin Tabart's classic English folk tale, the giant is making life pretty miserable for Jack, his mother and the entire kingdom. Jack is even forced to sell his beloved dancing cow for magic beans. And where does Jack go? Up the beanstalk and into the castle where he not only fights Gogmagog, the giant, but the

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