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Things to Do With Kids in Bronx on April 25

April 25, 2014   |    

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free and low-cost things to do with kids in Bronx Find free and low-cost things to do with kids in Bronx today, April 25, including fun activities and events the whole family can enjoy. See what's going on today in Bronx's museums, galleries, and libraries for some educational fun; in the parks, for outdoor and nature activities; and in the theaters, for children's concerts and performances. Plus, get details and directions on any street fairs or holiday festivals happening April 25. For even more free and low-cost upcoming events in Bronx, check out our complete calendar of events.

11th Annual Young Child Expo & Conference - The New Yorker Hotel
April 25, 2014 - Midtown

For the third consecutive year NYMetroParents is happy to be a proud media sponsor of the Young Child Expo. This three-day workshop will provide parents of young children and early childhood professionals with the latest information about early childhood development, services, resources, and products to help all children reach their full potential. In one unique event, this conference integrates learning about a wide variety of important topics affecting typically developing children as well as those with special needs, including autism.

Fantasy Forest Amusement Park Celebrate Spring Break! - Fantasy Forest Amusement Park at the Flushing Meadows Carousel
Through September 30, 2014 - Flushing Meadows Corona Park

Fantasy Forest offers the historic Flushing Meadows Carousel (from the 1964-1965 NY World's Fair!) as well as several other attractions, including the Fantasy Frog Hopper and Queens' only roller coaster, the Corona Cobra Coaster!

Fantasy Forest Amusement Park at the Flushing Meadows Carousel Open Full-Time - Fantasy Forest Amusement Park at the Flushing Meadows Carousel
Through October 31, 2014 - Queens

The Fantasy Forest Amusement Park at the Flushing Meadows Carousel (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens) kicks off its full-season schedule! Come by for great thrills, fun, and adventure! Fantasy Forest has several great amusement rides, including the Fantasy Frog Hopper, the Corona Choo Choo, and Queens' only roller coaster, the Corona Cobra Coaster! The amusement park and carousel are located right next to the Queens Zoo! Come celebrate Spring with us and enjoy the exciting rides of Fantasy Forest! Tickets, pricing, and hours are available on our website at! We also are home to the most thrilling birthday parties in Queens!

Kick-A-Thon - Progressive Martial Arts
April 25, 2014 - Fresh Meadows

Please join Progressive Martial Arts youth students as we kick for a great cause! Our annual Kick-A-Thon raises money for St. Jude Children Research Hospital and this year, we are asking the community to join us. We are following this up with a special parents night out where we will be teaching a martial arts class for beginners as well as playing cooperative games. A special raffle will also be taking place for those new kids attending the event where they can win a free membership at the school.

Early Kabbalat Shabbat - Orangetown Jewish Center
April 25, 2014 - Orangeburg

Pre-schoolers and their parents are invited to this musical service with story telling. Held the third Friday of most months through May. The event is held the last weekend of this month due to Passover.

La Cenerentola - Metropolitan Opera
April 25, 2014 - New York

A peerless pair of Rossini virtuosos joins forces in La Cenerentola - a vocal tour de force for mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato, singing her first Met performances of the Cinderella title role, and the high-flying tenor Juan Diego Florez, as her Prince Charming. Alessandro Corbelli and Luca Pisaroni complete the cast, with Met Principal Conductor Fabio Luisi leading the effervescent score.

LEGO Club - Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library
April 25, 2014 - Garnerville

Creative kids ages 4-12, come to the library and make something special with LEGOs Use your own or borrow bricks from the library. Fridays through May 16.

Family Veggie and Yoga Night - Charlotte's Place
April 25, 2014 - New York

Trinity Wall Street introduces an ongoing series of family veggie and yoga nights at Charlotte’s Place, a free space operated by Trinity, and teaches the whole family yoga poses while maintaining a healthy lifestyle.

Friday Night Live at the Hudson River Museum - Hudson River Museum
April 25, 2014 - Yonkers

Celebrating "The Art of Video Games," the Museum launches this series of Friday evening discussions, dance, contests, planetarium shows, and video gaming, and extends its closing hours specially for the event. Tonight: Tonight: Laser show in the Planetarium. Vote for laser show choices on by Mar. 1. The two shows to get the most LIKES will be presented in the new planetarium.

David Bromberg and David Johansen - The Town Hall
April 25, 2014 - New York

A double-bill with two icons of multiple genres and styles, including bluegrass, folk, country blues, jazz, and rock & roll. David Bromberg, the godfather of Americana music and master of stringed instruments, is backed by his raucous big band; David Johansen, presents the singer-songwriter side of his multi-faceted career, featuring songs of the pioneering proto-punk New York Dolls, Buster Poindexter, and The Harry Smiths.

'Thingamabob' Exhibit - Maritime Garage Gallery
Through April 25, 2014 - Norwalk

Machines, gadgets and all things technology inspire the artwork at a new exhibit at the Maritime Garage Gallery.“Thingamabob” features art that is in the eye of the mechanically inclined in a group show of artists, including John Jackson of Jefferson, New York, Tom Hlas of Norfolk, CT, Lewis Schaffer from Ridgefield, Deborah Rauh from Westport, Sara Roche from Weston, and others. The Maritime Garage Gallery is part of the Norwalk Parking Authority’s “Art in Parking Places” initiative, an effort to support art in public spaces making Norwalk a more vibrant destination. January 29-April 25, 2014.

Community Connections - Long Island Children's Museum
April 25, 2014 - Garden City

Every day, people in the community are helping to make our lives easier. Join us each week as we explore the lives and daily routines of a different community helper. Children will build on their vocabulary as they are introduced to job specific words through songs and activities. Each class will include a hands-on, themed activity to reinforce information shared during class.

Combating Threats to the International Financial System: The Financial Action Task Force - New York Law School
April 25, 2014 - New York

In response to rampant international money laundering and terrorist financing, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) was established to set international standards and promote the effective implementation of legislative and regulatory reforms. This symposium examines policy recommendations promulgated by FATF, their implementation at both state and federal levels, and their direct impact on legal professionals in the corporate, financial, and trusts and estates legal fields. This event is being organized by the American College of Trusts and Estates Counsel (ACTEC), the New York Law School Center for Business and Financial Law, and the New York Law School Law Review. The symposium chairs are Professor William LaPiana, Director of the New York Law School Estate Planning, Graduate Tax Program, and Professor Houman Shadab, Co-Director of the New York Law School Center for Business and Financial Law.

PlayMove&Sing classes with Sukey Molloy - Bronxville Public Library
April 25, 2014 - Bronxville

Join Sukey Molloy for fun, interactive PlayMove&Sing activities created for families with children ages birth to 5 years. Sukey is an award-winning recording artist seen on BabyFirst(TV) who specializes in movement songs to invite interactive play with puppets, scarves, balls, bells, stix, and more, for all to enjoy. Don't miss the fun!

LEGO Club & Board Games - Haverstraw King's Daughers Public Library, Village Branch
April 25, 2014 - Haverstraw

Kids ages 4-12 are invited to the library to play checkers, chess, Candyland, Trouble, Perfection, or even build something special with LEGOs.

LEGO Club and Board Games - Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library, Village Branch
April 25, 2014 - Haversraw

Kids are invited to stop by the library for some LEGOs and board games. Get creative with the little colorful bricks then challenge a friend to checkers, Trouble, another classic game.

That’s What a Princess Does/Så gör prinsessor-Boulevardteatern - Scandinavia House: The Nordic Center in America
April 25, 2014 - New York

A fairy tale princess is often sweet and fair. Delightful and delicate she awaits her prince. But that’s not what Swedish author Per Gustavsson’s princess does. She goes against prejudices in an imaginative and refreshing way. Yes, her hair is yellow and her dress pink. And yes, she has thousands of shoes, dresses, and pieces of jewelry. But when she’s finished with her morning business and affairs of state, adventure awaits and hockey boys, hooligans, and dragons better look out! That’s What a Princess Does, by Boulevardteatern in Stockholm, premiered in 2009. The show has been highly praised by critics and press, and has been performed over 500 times on tour in Sweden. It is based on Per Gustavsson’s picture book of the same title.

Parents Night Out Party - Art Adventure
April 25, 2014 - Orangeburg

Kids can play while their parents enjoy dinner or a movie. This drop off event for ages 5 and up includes painting with remote controlled cars, organized crafts, games, and more. Pizza, juice, and water will be provided. Registration is required.

Stories & Craft - Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library
April 25, 2014 - Garnerville

Children ages 3-6 are invited to stop by for stories, crafts, and more. Registration is required.

Early Kabbalat Shabbat - Orangetown Jewish Center
April 25, 2014 - Orangeburg

The synagogue hosts this musical service and story telling geared towards pre-schoolers and their parents.

Pre-School Play Date - BounceU-Farmingdale
April 25, 2014 - Farmingdale

A fun time of bounce, music, and games. Parents must remain on premises. Please note that children must be able to walk to play on the equipment.

2014 - Starry, Starry Night - Irvington Hall Theater
April 25, 2014 - Irvington

Broadway Stars Unite in support of the Tree House Program. This night of stars will feature Broadway stars Sharon Wheatley, Rob Evan, Scott Coulter, David Benoit, Jessica Hendy, Sarah Uriarte Berry, and Brynn O'Malley. All proceeds will go to the Bereavement Center of Westchester's Tree House Program. For questions, please call 914-787-2240. If you are unable to attend but would like to contribute, please visit

Family Friendly Friday Night Service - Congregation Sons of Israel
April 25, 2014 - Upper Nyack

The synagogue hosts this family-friendly Friday night service Parents and their children will sing, dance, see a puppet show, and enjoy challah and grape juice.

Arbor Weekend Tree Giveaway - Wave Hill
April 25, 2014 - Bronx

Thanks to a partnership with MillionTreesNYC, Wave Hill welcomes families, individuals, and community groups to pick up a free tree for planting on private property within the five boroughs of New York City. Staff horticulturists will be on hand to help with selection, and simple tree planting and care instructions will be available. At home, all you'll need is a spade, a place to plant, and access to water. Trees will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis for this Arbor Weekend event. Arbor Day extends into a weekend celebration at Wave Hill April 25, 26, and 27 with a tree giveaway, tree walks and talks, a bike tour of trees in the Bronx, a tree-themed Family Art Project, and a junior arborist station sponsored by Almstead Tree, Shrub & Lawn Care.

Cirque Du Soleil: Amaluna - Citi Field, Lot C
April 25, 2014 - Flushing

This show invites audiences to a mysterious island governed by goddesses and guided by the cycles of the moon. The queen, Prospera, directs her daughter's coming-of-age ceremony in a rite that honours femininity, renewal, rebirth, and balance -- marking the passage of these insights and values from one generation to the next.

Holiday Workshop - Jill's Ceramics
April 25, 2014 - West Nyack

Jill will help artists of all ages design holiday crafts for Easter or Passover. Choose from candy dishes, table decorations, seder plates, kiddish cups and more. Artists can also pick from non-holiday items just to celebrate spring, including flower pots and garden markers. Pieces can be taken home that day or left for glazing. Fee includes instruction. Pre-registration is requested. Workshops will be held each Friday throughout the month.

Music & Movement - Mt. Kisco Public Library
April 25, 2014 - Mt. Kisco

Fun for children ages 2-5 years old with a parent or caregiver.

Astronomy Nights: Spring Constellations - Stamford Museum and Nature Center
April 25, 2014 - Stamford

Head to the observatory to explore the night sky, planets, stars, and more. Start by learning about spring constellations, followed by a visit, weather permitting, to view the night sky through the observatory's 22-inch research telescope. This program is suitable for children ages 5 and older.

Outdoor Adventures: Metamorphic Mystery - Stamford Museum & Nature Center
April 25, 2014 - Stamford

Join Animal Embassy to explore the incredible life process called metamorphosis. With a variety of live amphibians and insects, families will meet real life examples of creatures that go through this fascinating transformation with Animal Ambassadors such as a giant African bull frog and a local spotted salamander. Space is limited. Call 203-977-6521 to reserve your spot and to pre-pay.

Book Buddies - Bayside Library
April 25, 2014 - Bayside

In this reading program, teen buddies share books with younger children in grades K-3, and listen while the younger children practice their reading skills. Preregistration is required.

April 25, 2014 - Westport

Design your own robots using Lego Mindstorms EV3 kits, or find new designs online. Join at any time. Register online at For grades 6-9.

Game On! - Brooklyn Public Library, Arlington branch
April 25, 2014 - Brownsville

Play Monopoly, Trouble, Battleship and more of your favorite games!

Teen Monopoly - Brooklyn Public Library, Dyker branch
April 25, 2014 - Dyker Heights

Teens play Monopoly.

Arbor Day Celebration - Prospect Park Audubon Center
April 25, 2014 - Flatbush

How many types of trees are in Prospect Park? Join the Alliance at the Audubon Center to learn about one of the most important aspects of our landscape. Enjoy games, crafts and an exhibit about the trees of Prospect Park.

Monica Huggett: All-Corelli - Madison Avenue Presbyterian Church
April 25, 2014 - New York

Violinist Monica Huggett leads members of Juilliard415 in an all-Corelli program: Concerto Grosso in D Major, Op. 6, No. 7; Violin Sonata in G Minor, Op. 5, No. 5; Triosonata in D Minor, Op. 1, No. 11; Violin Sonata in B-flat Major, Op. 5, No. 2; Triosonata in A Minor, Op. 1, No. 4; Violin Sonata in C Major, Op. 5, No. 3; Violin Sonata in F Major, Op. 5, No. 4; Concerto Grosso in F Major, Op. 6, No. 6. The first of two concerts featuring renowned Baroque violinist Monica Huggett and students from The Juilliard School's period instrument ensemble, Juilliard415: a rare complete performance of Corelli's Violin Sonatas, Op. 5, along with selected Concerti Grossi, Op. 8, by the virtuoso Italian violinist and composer. The second concert in the series is Sunday, April 27 at 3 pm. Two Concerts: $35 ($25 Students/62+); Single Tickets: $20 ($15 Students/62+). Tickets for these concerts are available in advance and at the door. Save by purchasing tickets to both concerts at a discount!

Family Movie Night - The Moxie Spot
April 25, 2014 - Brooklyn Heights

Enjoy family friendly movies and great food.

April 25, 2014 - Norwalk

Children ages 8-13 enjoy a supervised "tween"evening of Karaoke, music, dancing, games and competitions, plus bouncing sliding and jumping fun under Special Effects Glow Lighting. The evening includes a slice of pizza, beverage and glow necklace.

Disney Junior Live On Tour! Pirate & Princess Adventure - Webster Bank Arena
April 25, 2014 - Bridgeport

Grab your tiaras and doubloons for this never-before-seen live show featuring characters from Disney Junior's hit series, Sofia the First and Jake and the Never Land Pirates. Sofia and her family prepare for a royal celebration that shows the true meaning of being a princess with a special appearance from Cinderella. Then it's off to Never Land where Jake and his swashbuckling friends Izzy and Cubby, with a little help from Peter Pan, battle Captain Hook to unlock treasure hidden inside a mysterious volcano. It's danger and dueling on the high seas as Jake discovers what it takes to be a true hero. Filled with new music, amazing effects, thrilling action and endless surprises, your whole family will sing, shout, and soar.

1040 Lounge: Portadores - The Bronx Museum of the Arts
April 25, 2014 - Bronx

Portadores is a collaborative project between the artist Almudena Lobera and architect Isabel Martínez Abascal, and whose medium is living bodies. The project which consists of drawings (by Almudena Lobera) that are shown and tattooed onto the skin of volunteers (by Isabel Martínez Abascal) and then destroyed so that the only remaining and existing works are those on the skin. The execution of the dibuajes (drawings-tatoos) requires the collaboration of a viewer, who becomes an integral part of the work. This project aims to call into question the material form of the artwork and to explore social and relational notions.The Bronx Museum of the Arts will host the performance of Portadores, together with an artist talk, and videos from previous presentations. Free admission and bar (donations suggested).

George Lopez - Beacon Theatre
April 25, 2014 - New York

George Lopez brings his "Listen To My Face" tour to NYC.

Melissa Errico:At the Corner of 54th & Crazy - 54 Below
April 25, 2014 - New York

The last time Melissa Errico played 54 Below, it was in the wake of Hurricane Sandy and seemed to fall right into place with the chaos of a life that involves juggling a career, a husband and three young daughters! Well, it was a hit engagement at the now-famous hot spot, and this time too, audiences will be treated to great music and tales about "the business" of an embarrassingly successful career, which has taken her from stage to screen and to television and recordings… all the while, spinning plates for all her passions. Also April 24-26.

'That’s What a Princess Does' - Scandinavia House: The Nordic Center in America
April 25, 2014 - Murray Hill

A fairy tale princess is often sweet and fair. Delightful and delicate, she awaits her prince. But that’s not what Swedish author Per Gustavsson’s princess does. She goes against prejudices in an imaginative and refreshing way. Yes, her hair is yellow and her dress pink. And yes, she has thousands of shoes, dresses, and pieces of jewelry. But when she’s finished with her morning business and affairs of state, adventure awaits and hockey boys, hooligans, and dragons better look out! That’s What a Princess Does, by Boulevardteatern in Stockholm, premiered in 2009. The show has been highly praised by critics and press, and has been performed over 500 times on tour in Sweden. It is based on Per Gustavsson’s picture book of the same title.

Don Juan, or Wages of Debauchery - Jan Hus Playhouse
April 25, 2014 - Upper East Side

Czechoslovak-American Marionette Theatre returns to the Jan Hus Playhouse, 351 East 74th Street, April 10 to May 4 with Don Juan, or Wages of Debauchery, conceived and directed by Vit Horejs, adapted and directed from an anonymous play of itinerant puppeteers. In 18th century Europe, Don Juan ("Don Shayn") was among the top "hits" of the Czech marionette repertoire. The only theatre truly available in small towns and villages were shows by itinerant puppeteers. Their plays were a whimsical mixture of "Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous," heroic legends, and rudimentary pre-Shakespearean tragedies. There is nothing very glamorous about the character of Don Juan in the Czech puppet play--he ends up as a common robber, hungry, rejected by all his former conquests and riled constantly by his inept servant Kasparek, the earthy Bohemian cousin of Mr. Punch and Leporello.

Cirque Fridays - Highline Ballroom
April 25, 2014 - New York

Aerialists, dancers, live entertainment. Electronic violinist, drummers & more. 21 +

April 25, 2014 - Upper East Side

Squish, roll and braid your own challah to take home and bake.

Drop-in Drawing - The Metropolitan Museum of Art
April 25, 2014 - Upper East Side

Draw inspiration from original works of art. Join talented art instructors in the galleries for informal sketching fun. This week: Negative and Positive Space: American Ceramics. Meet in Gallery 707. Materials are provided, but you may bring your own sketchbook; pencils only. Instruction provided every 30 minutes. Come and go as you like between each session.

General Mischief Dance Theatre presents 'Rascals with Altitude' - The Connelly Theater
April 25, 2014 - Lower East Side

Don't miss this program packed full of adventurous dance numbers, audience favorites, new high-flying, and the debut of the full-length "Suite Shel", inspired by the poems of Shel Silverstein!

Parent's Night Out - Tumbling Tunes
April 25, 2014 - East Northport

Enjoy a night out while your children play in the craft area, do gymnastics, and enjoy music, games and activities while supervised by a friendly, experienced staff. For ages 6 months - 8 years.

KIDS CLUB - Plaster Funcraft
April 25, 2014 - Commack

Parents can drop off their child for an evening of dancercise, carnival games, bingo, movies, pizza and a drink. Each session offers a different them of plastercraft painting. A minimum of 10 kids are required to hold a session. Extended time can be arranged. Reservations required at 631-493-0620.

LEARN TO DRAW with ART TEACHER AMY- Children 6-10 - First United Methodist Church
April 25, 2014 - Amityville

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

Mom's Night Out--Painting on A Canvas - Plaster Funcraft
April 25, 2014 - Commack

Mom's enjoy a night out painting with friends. Bring your own wine and snacks. Reservations required.

Junk Drawer Jewelry - Children's Museum of the Arts
April 25, 2014 - Hudson Square

Children ages 6 and older observe the way that artists like Vanessa German use found objects to create dynamic costumes and create their own collars using repurposed "junk."

Scarsdale High School Carnival - Scarsdale High School
April 25, 2014 - Scarsdale

Attend the Annual Carnival Community Fundraiser. Thrills and fun for all ages, kiddie rides, great food, and midway games. Rain date: Sunday, April 27.

"RENT: School Edition" - White Plains Performing Arts Center (WPPAC)
April 25, 2014 - White Plains

Based loosely on Puccini's "La Boheme," "RENT: School Edition" follows a year in the life of a group of impoverished young artists and musicians struggling to survive and create in New York's Lower East Side, under the shadow of HIV/AIDS. This adaptation has been carefully done, working with the Larson estate to retain the dramatic intent of the groundbreaking rock musical, and consists of minimal changes to language and the removal of one song ("Contact") to make it appropriate for middle and high school students to perform. Set in the East Village of New York City, "RENT: School Edition" is about falling in love, finding your voice, and living for today. Winner of the Tony Award for Best Musical and the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, it has become a pop cultural phenomenon, with songs that rock and a story that resonates with audiences of all ages.

Paper Bag Players: 'Hiccup Help!' - Kumble Theater
April 25, 2014 - Brooklyn

For their new show, HICCUP, HELP! The Paper Bag Players have dug deep into their bag of favorites and pulled out, Lost In the Mall, That’s Good, and A Perfect Picture. They then combined these classic numbers with a heaping helping of the brand-new. You’ll meet a grandfather and his young granddaughter, Kaitlin, as they discover that you are never, never, too old to play! Go on a tropical safari with TED, then, in the title piece, help Kathy cure Kevin of a truly extraordinary case of hiccups. Monday March 31, 2014 | Monday April 7, 2014 | Friday April 25th 2014 Show times: 10AM & 12PM. Special Offer: $3 discounts on each ticket for all 12PM performances.

Best Friends Pet Adoption - Westchester County Center
April 25, 2014 - White Plains

Hundreds of dogs, cats, puppies, kittens, and even rabbits will be available for adoption from local shelters and rescue groups in select locations.

Combating Threats to the International Financial System: The Financial Action Task Force - New York Law School
April 25, 2014 - New York

In response to rampant international money laundering and terrorist financing, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) was established to set international standards and promote the effective implementation of legislative and regulatory reforms. This symposium examines policy recommendations promulgated by FATF, their implementation at both state and federal levels, and their direct impact on legal professionals in the corporate, financial, and trusts and estates legal fields.

Shrek the Musical - Downtown Cabaret Theatre
April 25, 2014 - Bridgeport

Shrek, based on the Oscar® winning DreamWorks film that started it all, brings the hilarious story of everyone's favorite ogre to dazzling new life on the stage. In a faraway kingdom turned upside down, things get ugly when an unseemly ogre — not a handsome prince — shows up to rescue a feisty princess. It's part twisted fairy tale and all irreverent fun for everyone.

BINGO! The Winning Musical - Theatre Three
April 25, 2014 - Port Jefferson

With songs to bring down the house, Bingo is a warm-hearted musical comedy about a group of die-hard bingo players who will stop at nothing to play their weekly game. In between number calling, strange rituals, outrageous plot twists, and fierce competitions, love blossoms and long lost friends reunite.

2013-2014 Open Stage: KKumdongi Puppet Theatre 'Climb a Willow to the Sea GOD'S Palace' - Korean Cultural Service NY
April 25, 2014 - New York

Korean puppets, sounds and drawings take children to a universal fairy tale, talking brotherhood and love. Climb a Willow to the Sea GOD'S Palace is a live painting puppet theatre. Actors draw 8 different Korean paintings on Korean traditional paper (“Hanji”) and the paintings become the background of scenes. Handmade shadow puppets emerge from the painted scenes accompanied by Korean musical rhythm, which allows the audience to be immersed into the old fairy tale. Particularly, young audience members will be captivated with its creative performance and moral lesson. The story is about brotherly love and filial duty towards parents. The main characters are two friendly brothers who once lived in Kangwon Province in Korea. Their father's last words lead to a disagreement between the brothers, and they go their separate ways. The younger brother follows their father's words and reunites with their father in the Palace of the Sea King but of some disturbing news about his elder brother. Kkumdongi Puppet Theatre - Since April of 1996, Kkumdongi Puppet Theatre has performed their puppet performance, juvenile drama, and cultural education programs. The organization focuses on creating and developing their original plays such as the Kangwon Province Folk Tale Series. Free admission, but RSVP is required. If you have any inquiry, call at 212-759-9550 (ex.210) or email

Ralph Steadman – For No Good Reason Pop-up Gallery - Red Bull Studios New York
Through April 25, 2014 - New York

“For No Good Reason,” directed by Charlie Paul and featuring Johnny Depp, is a richly creative, visual feast of a film about the power and importance of art to achieve Steadman’s aim. A screening and pop-up gallery will be held at Red Bull Studios New York, April 24th and 25th 12pm-7pm and the Premiere After Party 4/25 at 8pm, MUST RSVP . The film includes music by Slash, Jason Mraz, All The American Rejects amongst others. This exhibition is a collection of work by Ralph Steadman, selected from the film ‘For No Good Reason’, which invites the audience into the artist’s studio for an intimate portrayal of his life and work. Joined by long-term friend Johnny Depp, the film explores Steadman as he finds his voice through his art, driven by a sense of duty to change the world into a better place. Working with the artist over 10 years and gathering his prolific output into a single film was a monstrous task. This exhibition, like the film, omits more art than it includes. Steadman is now in his 70’s and continues to work daily.

Manic Panic - Rickys NYC
April 25, 2014 - Manhattan

Meet the Manic Panic creators Tish & Snooky. Special appearance by Megan Massacre from TLC’S “NY Ink” and “Americas Worst Tattoos” from 7-8pm. Stop by for prizes, gift bags, fun samples, and much more!

Metamorphic Mystery - Stamford Museum & Nature Center
April 25, 2014 - Stamford

Join Animal Embassy to explore the incredible life process called metamorphosis. With a variety of live amphibians and insects, families will meet real life examples of creatures that go through this fascinating transformation with Animal Ambassadors such as a giant African bull frog and a local spotted salamander. Pre-registration and pre-payment are required. Space is limited. For more information call 203.977-6521, e-mail

Drawing Classes for Big Kids! - Not Just Art
April 25, 2014 - Oyster Bay

Not Just Art is excited to offer a spring series of DRAWING CLASSES for BIG KIDS! Taught by artist and educator Roshanak Keyghobadi, each class will offer creative and clever introductions to drawing elements and concepts, materials and techniques for children ages 10-14 years old. Descriptions for each class will be posted on the website calendar. Reservations are required, please register by phone.

Womanhood or Woman's - Hurt? Art Exhibit - YWCA of Brooklyn
April 25, 2014 - Brooklyn

Womanhood or Woman's-Hurt? is an autobiographical art series that illustrates Frances Bradley's experience as a victim of sexual violence, but it is every victim's story. The series was conceptualized during therapy and has helped Bradley heal through artistic expression. The life-size artwork is painted with traditional mediums such as oil on stretched canvas and features collaged poetry taken directly from Bradley's therapy journal. The purpose of the Womanhood or Woman's-Hurt? is to create conversations about sexual violence, its impact on the victims and to promote healing. The art exhibit will also include a time for Frances Bradley to share how her artwork helped her begin the healing process after experiencing sexual violence. Learn more about Frances Bradley at: ***Refreshments will be served*** RSVP at:

Taylor 2 - Michael Schimmel Center for the Arts
Through April 26, 2014 - New York

Paul Taylor's renowned Taylor 2 Company, composed of six professionals with a particular gift for his style, are headed back to the Schimmel! Don't miss three of Paul Taylor's most exceptional pieces, Aureole, Dust, and Company B.

Prokofiev's Romeo and Juliet, Franck, and Anderson - New York Philharmonic
Through April 26, 2014 - New York

With conductor Sir Andrew Davis and pianist Marc-Andre Hamelin.

Darkness & Light: Contemporary Nordic Photography - Scandinavia House: The Nordic Center in America
Through April 26, 2014 - New York

Focusing on a diverse selection of recent photographic works, Darkness & Light: Contemporary Nordic Photography illuminates the ways in which light - both measured and perceived - informs the practice of contemporary Nordic photographers. Over 30 recent works by 10 emerging and established photographers from Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden whose practices demonstrate the breadth and strength of Nordic photography today: Thora Dolven Balke, Tonje Boe Birkeland, JH Engstrom, Joakim Eskildsen, Ulla Jokisalo, Bara Kristinsdottir, Tova Mozard, Nelli Palomaki, Katya Sander, and Petur Thomsen.

Klara Kristalova - Big Girl Now - Lehmann Maupin
Through April 26, 2014 - New York

An exhibition of new ceramic sculptures by Czechoslovakian-born and Sweden-based artist Klara Kristalova. In her second exhibition with the gallery, Kristalova continues her work in ceramics to visualize psychological states of being and explore the complexity of the human condition.

Exhibition--Garden Party - Greenwich Art Society Gallery
Through April 26, 2014 - Greenwich

The Garden Party theme is the inspiration for artwork by artists from the Society, many of whom are present or former students of the Society's Studio School.

Jon Reep - Gotham Comedy Club
Through April 26, 2014 - New York

Maybe you remember Jon as the fifth season winner on NBC's "Last Comic Standing" or have seen him on Comedy Central's "Premium Blend" or the half-hour special "Comedy Central Presents: Jon Reep". If it's not from his stand-up performances then you probably know Jon from Dodge's popular ad campaign as the "Hemi guy" where Jon is known to millions as the redheaded hillbilly in the Dodge Ram commercials who leans out of a beat-up car and utters the now famous line: "That thing gotta Hemi?"

William Beckman: Recent Paintings and Drawings - Forum Gallery
Through April 26, 2014 - New York

An exhibition of 16 new works including 12 oil paintings and 4 pastel landscapes, all completed since 2008, are a testament to Beckman's singular power and innovation in the fifth decade of his New York exhibition history.

Tribeca Film Festival “Storyscapes” - BOMBAY SAPPHIRE House of Imagination
Through April 26, 2014 - New York

In collaboration with Bombay Sapphire gin, Tribeca Film Festival will showcase five selections from this year’s “Storyscapes”, a new juried section introduced at the 2013 Festival, which honors innovative, interactive, transmedia work across genres. From creating your own human choir through “On a Human Scale” to experiencing a live “Choose Your Own Documentary” performance, visitors to this immersive House of Imagination pop-up will examine how the conventions of visual storytelling are changing through genre-bending projects at the intersection of technology, interactivity and installation art; while imaginative Bombay Sapphire cocktails and artisanal bites are served gratis throughout. *public admission complimentary*

Ubu Sings Ubu - Abrons Arts Center
Through April 26, 2014 - New York

LIVE BAND ON STAGE! DANCING GIRLS! MAYHEM AND DESTRUCTION! DRINKS! ALL IN…UBU SINGS UBU! Ubu Sings Ubu is a theatrical mash up of Alfred Jarry’s absurdist satire Ubu Roi and the art punk songs of the cult experimental band Pere Ubu. Starring Tony Torn* and Julie Atlas Muz as Pa and Ma Ubu. Co-directed and choreographed by Dan Safer. Adapted and Co-directed by Tony Torn. Featuring a new version of Jarry's text from a Google Translation of the original French. Video design by Kaz Phillips Safer. Sets and costumes by Deb O. Lights by Jay Ryan Sound design and musical direction by Vera Beren. Merdreturgy by Nicole Peyrafitte. With THE UBU SINGS UBU BAND: Vera Beren (Queen Rosemund of Poland/Keys/Theremin/Backing Vocals), Emmitt Joe George* (Captain Edge, Bass, Backing Vocals), Matt Butterfield (Prince Bougrelas of Poland, Guitar, Backing vocals), Patrick "Paddymyke" Conlon (King Weneslas of Poland/Drums/Backing Vocals), Dan Safer (Bear). Songs by Pere Ubu.

Body Worlds: Pulse - Discovery Times Square
Through April 27, 2014 - New York

The newest in the renowned BODY WORLDS series, which has presented the human body in groundbreaking ways for discovery to more than 36 million people around the world.

Antique Garden Furniture Fair: Antiques for the Garden and the Garden Room - New York Botanical Garden
Through April 27, 2014 - Bronx

This beautiful show has been refreshed to include many new and exciting dealers specializing in sculpture, ornament, and furniture for the garden, and garden-related objects for the home. Bold and refined, contemporary and classic - and more engaging than ever. Benefit Preview Party and Collector's Plant Sale on April 24.

2014 New York International Auto Show - Jacob K. Javits Convention Center
Through April 27, 2014 - New York

The most extensive collection of the most technologically advanced vehicles on display anywhere in the world. With more than four floors of displays and nearly 1,000 stunning new 2014/2015 vehicles -- as well as sensational futuristic concept cars -- the 2014 Show is a must-see, fun day out for the whole family. Automakers have lined up dozens of new vehicles to unveil for the first time, along with new fun and informative interactive displays, ride and drives, and eco-experiences that will surprise and amaze visitors to this year's event.

Ballet Hispanico - Joyce Theater
Through April 27, 2014 - New York

Highlights include a world premiere by Gustavo Ramirez Sansano and three Joyce premieres: Eduardo Vilaro's Hogar, created in collaboration with composer Lev Zhurbin; Sombrerisimo, Belgo Colombian Annabelle Lopez Ochoa's athletic tour de; and Edgar Zendejas's first work for Ballet Hispanico, an imaginative interpretation of Dia de los Muertos. Nacho Duato's Jardi Tancat and repertory favorites by Cayetano Soto and Vilaro complete the program.

Lights, Camera, Astoria - Museum of the Moving Image
Through April 27, 2014 - Astoria

This exhibition traces the fascinating history of the Astoria Studio complex, which has been at the heart of filmmaking in New York City since 1920. The studio site was the east-coast home of Paramount Pictures in the silent and early talking-picture eras, a center for independent filmmaking in the 1930s, and the U.S. Army Pictorial Center from World War II into the Cold War era. After falling into disrepair in the early 1970s, the site has become a thriving cultural hub that includes Kaufman Astoria Studios and Museum of the Moving Image. Using film stills, behind-the-scenes photographs, oral histories, film clips, and posters, the exhibition explores the rich legacy and renaissance of the studio complex. With material from silent-era films featuring Rudolph Valentino, early talking films starring the Marx Brothers, World War II training and propaganda films, such modern classics as The Age of Innocence, and television shows like Sesame Street, The Cosby Show, and Nurse Jackie, the exhibition reveals the significant role that the Astoria studio continues to play in energizing its surrounding community and making moving image history.

2014 Tribeca Film Festival - Tribeca Film Festival
Through April 27, 2014 -

A celebration of film, including the Tribeca Family Festival Day (April 26.). Schedule of films for 2014 to be announced. Visit website for more information.

David Jacobs: Sight and Sound - Hofstra University Museum, Emily Lowe Gallery
Through April 27, 2014 - Hempstead

This singular exhibition by Karen T. Albert, associate director of exhibitions and collections, Hofstra University Museum highlights selected works from the prolific career of the contemporary artist David Jacobs. Multiple aspects of his artistic directions and sensibilities are conveyed through the sculptures on view which date from 1959 to 1987. Featured is his 'Sound Columns Environment,' part of his famous 'Wah Wah' series, works that exemplify his use of non-traditional materials to create a dynamic aesthetic. These large-scale sculptures use principals of physics and engineering to create sound using air. The artist seeks for the viewer to actively participate with his works by immersing themselves in the sensory experiences he creates. The exhibition runs through April 2014.

The Little Prince: A New York Story - Morgan Library & Museum
Through April 27, 2014 - New York

Readers throughout the world have embraced The Little Prince, Antoine de Saint-Exupery's tale of an interstellar traveler who comes to Earth in search of friendship and understanding. Saint-Exupery wrote and illustrated the story in New York during World War II and it was first published here, in English and French. This exhibition of the original manuscript and watercolor drawings - the most comprehensive ever mounted - explores the American origins of a story that reminds us that what matters most can only be seen with the heart.

James Baldwin, This Time! - New York Live Arts
Through April 27, 2014 - New York

Spanning the course of five days, James Baldwin, This Time! will include lectures, panels, performances and a full range of artistic responses. The festival will launch "The Year of Baldwin," a year-long celebration featuring Baldwin-inspired programming presented by a number of cultural institutions around the city on the occasion of what would have been the writer's 90th year.

Ballet Preljocaj - Snow White - Joyce Theater
Through April 27, 2014 - New York

The New York premiere of Ballet Preljocaj's acclaimed production of Snow White, a contemporary romantic ballet that turns the Grimm Brothers classic tale on its head. The intriguing production features compelling choreography by Angelin Preljocaj and over the top costumes by Jean Paul Gaultier.

Antonio Canova: The Seven Last Works - Metropolitan Museum of Art
Through April 27, 2014 - New York

Antonio Canova (1757-1822), the greatest of all Neoclassical sculptors, remains famous above all for the elegant nude mythological subjects that he carved exquisitely in marble. He also worked in a deeply serious, deceptively simple style. This less familiar Canova is revealed in an extraordinary series of full-scale plaster models illustrating episodes from the Old and New Testaments. Such models, used to review his compositions before they were transferred into stone, were a distinctive feature of his sculptural practice. These Biblical scenes were made in connection with a project for thirty-two low reliefs that were to adorn the Tempio Canoviano, the church he built for his home town Possagno, which later became the artist's mausoleum. He completed only seven models before his death.

Anthony Mann - Museum of the Moving Image
Through April 27, 2014 - Astoria

Hollywood director Anthony Mann was one of the greatest directors of two genres that seem very disparate; the film noir, featuring nocturnal and claustrophobic dramas, and the Western, with their dramas set against wide-open landscapes. This series featuring eight of Mann's greatest noir and western films is programmed by Max Alvarez and presented in conjunction with the release of his new book The Crime Films of Anthony Mann.

Juilliard Opera presents Massenet's 'Cendrillon' - Peter Jay Sharp Theater
Through April 27, 2014 - New York

Emmanuel Villaume, conductor Peter Kazaras, director Avery Amereau as Mme. de la Haltière, Lacey Jo Benter as Le Prince Charmant, Julia Bullock as Cendrillon, Joseph Eletto as Le Surintendent des plaisirs, Marguerite Jones as Dorothée, Kurt Kanazawa as Le Premier Ministre, James Edgar Knight as Le Doyen de la Faculté, Szymon Komasa as Pandolfe, Onay Köse as Le Roi, Hyesang Park as La Fée, Elizabeth Sutphen as Noémie French conductor Emmanuel Villaume, whose talents have been hailed by the New York Times as "vividly illuminating," returns to Juilliard to lead Juilliard Opera's production of Jules Massenet's Cendrillon (1895)--a four-act staging of librettist Henri Cain and author Charles Perrault's 1698 version of the beloved Cinderella fairy tale Tickets $30 available 3/19 at the Juilliard Box Office or online Patron/Senior/Student/Alumni tickets $15 available at the Juilliard Box Office only (Alumni must present alumni ID cards) Wednesday, April 23 at 8:00 Friday, April 25 at 8:00 Sunday, April 27 at 2:00

Tales from Red Vienna - New York City Center
Through April 27, 2014 - New York

Manhattan Theatre Club's world premiere of TALES FROM RED VIENNA, the new play by David Grimm (Measure for Pleasure), directed by Kate Whoriskey (Ruined at MTC), begins performances tonight at MTC at New York City Center – Stage I (131 West 55th Street). This strictly limited engagement will open Tuesday, March 18. Tickets for the production are currently on sale through Sunday, April 27. The cast will feature Tony Award winner Nina Arianda (Venus in Fur), Lucille Lortel nominee Tina Benko (Jackie, "Brotherhood"), and Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle, and Obie Award winner Kathleen Chalfant (Wit, Angels in America), Michael Esper (American Idiot, The Four of Us), Michael Goldsmith (Off-Broadway debut), and Lucas Hall (Beyond the Horizon, Othello). Tony Award winner Nina Arianda (Venus in Fur, Midnight in Paris) returns to MTC as Heléna, a woman who has lost her husband in World War I, and with him, her financial security. Struggling to maintain her way of life, she reluctantly turns to the oldest profession. Heléna manages to separate her secret life from her public persona – that is until she crosses paths with a man who has the power to expose and ruin her. The creative team includes John Lee Beatty (scenic design), Anita Yavich (costume design), Peter Kaczorowski (lighting design), Rob Milburn & Michael Bodeen (sound design), Tom Watson (hair and wig design), and Thomas Schall (fight direction).

Juilliard Senior Dance Production - The Juilliard School
Through April 27, 2014 - New York

Featuring the Class of 2014. Senior Dance Production is the culmination of a year-long creative and educational process focused on self-producing a showcase of original work. This year's choreographers are Alexander Anderson, Taylor Drury, Bynh Ho, Eve Jacobs, Robert Moore, Nicholas Ranauro, and Kyle Scheurich.

Dance Theatre of Harlem 45th Anniversary New York Season - Jazz at Lincoln Center
Through April 27, 2014 - New York

For 45 years Dance Theatre of Harlem has changed the way people see. Join us for a season of 21st-century ballet. New productions and cherished classics.

Little Mac, Little Mac, You're the Very Man - The Kraine Theatre
Through April 27, 2014 - New York

LITTLE MAC, LITTLE MAC, YOU’RE THE VERY MAN! is based on John Gay’s The Beggar’s Opera, resetting its antihero, the renowned outlaw Macheath, in the Wild West on the run from the local oil tycoon, Mr. Peachum, and his henchman, Sheriff Lockit. The long arm of the law pursues Little Mac across the country, and through a hodgepodge of American history and culture. Along the way, he encounters familiar faces including Al Gore and Al Capone, Ronald Reagan and Ronald McDonald, and Lucille Ball and her buddy Ethel (Rosenberg). Rounding out the story of the outlaw- and the eighty-five memorable characters he meets- is a musical score that pays homage to the classic American songbook. Part spaghetti Western, part political satire, and part film-noir, Little Mac is a heart-warming tale about money, capitalism, and money. Click here to purchase tickets, visit:

Food Book Fair 2014 - Wythe Hotel
Through April 27, 2014 - Brooklyn

On April 25, the annual Food Book Fair returns to Brooklyn’s Wythe Hotel for its third year to present three days of food writing, reading, and activism. Each spring, food enthusiasts, publishers, book collectors, chefs, artists, activists, scholars, and writers come together to explore the latest in food innovation and conversation at the Fair. This year, the weekend includes a pop-up bookstore with over 200 hand-selected titles, more than 20 independent food publications, panel discussions and author signings, a pop-up farm for kids, a homebrew brew pub, special dinners, and a foodbook slam. The roster of world-class speakers includes Ava Chin, Laurie David, Tom Mylan, Bryant Terry, and Steve Hindy. This year’s pop-up bookstore opens a week early, April 18, and is co-presented by Word Bookstore, Squarespace, and Phaidon. elBulli 2005-2011, the iconic restaurant’s seven-volume catalogue raisonné, will be available, as well as cookbooks, memoirs, magazines, and books about science, food systems, agriculture, urban design, and art and culture.

Open Studio for Families - Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
Through April 27, 2014 - Upper East Side

Children ages 5-14 explore the themes and materials seen in the work on view in the galleries at this drop-in art making program. To participate, stop by the Studio Art Lab, located in the Sackler Center.

Carrie Mae Weems LIVE: Past Tense/Future Perfect - Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
Through April 27, 2014 - New York

In conjunction with Carrie Mae Weems: Three Decades of Photography and Video, on view through May 14, 2014, the Guggenheim will host a weekend of public programs, featuring film, interviews, music, panel discussions, performances, spoken word, and more. Weems, a 2013 MacArthur Fellow, will host an all-star cast of activists, artists, musicians, writers, and other internationally renowned guests in a series of museum sessions in celebration of her exhibition. This multidisciplinary performance-salon focuses on contemporary cultural production by people of color in the areas of architecture, dance, film, music, theater, and visual art, and the discourses around this production. Daytime programs are free with museum admission; *8 pm program tickets are $35, $30 members, $15 students with valid ID. General admission tickets for the evening programs go on sale March 25 (members-only presale begins March 18).

Pagbabalik: Tracing the Path Home - La MaMa E.T.C.
Through April 27, 2014 - New York City

"Pagbabalik: Tracing the Path Home" by Kinding Sindaw the New York-based southern Philippine performance troupe, entwines a contemporary story of the modern Philipines with a dramatic adaptation of the third chapter of the epic Derangen. The Derangen is a Mindanao epic shared by the Maranao, Maguindanao and Iranun tribes of the southern Philippines which celebrates episodes from regional history and stories of the tribulations of mythical heroes. This splendorous new work of dance theater is conceived and directed by Potri Ranka Manis, the daughter of a Sultan of the Maranao people of Mindanao, a true modern-day princess and tradition-bearer. Thursday, April 24: Gala performance to benefit Kalusugan Coalition, an organization that helps Philippine immigrants in New York. Tickets $40. Friday, April 25: Benefit for Kinding Sindaw, tickets $30 Regular performances Saturday, April 26 and Sunday, April 27: $25 general admission, $20 seniors and students. Box office 212-475-7710,

Pet Super Adoption - Westchester County Center
Through April 27, 2014 - White Plains

NY Pet Super Adoption with Best Friends Animal Society! About 700 adoptable animals from 30 shelters and rescue groups are expected at this free event. Adoption fees start at $50 and include spay/neuter, vaccinations, and an adoption starter kit.

ID Pop Shop - Chelsea Market
Through April 27, 2014 - New York City

ID POP SHOP, the popular independent designer shopping experience in New York City is making a fashionable return in April with Spring’s latest fashion collections. Thoughtfully curated by designer-entrepreneurs Barbara Wilkinson and Raoul Calleja, ID Pop Shop is a shopping destination for aficionados of high quality, style-defining jewelry, apparel, accessories, and art. The fashion enthusiasts, tourists and locals who abound every day in Chelsea Market will enjoy finding original accessories by Arzadesign, Sophia Costas, and Vernakular Photo Designs; jewelry by GK Designs and Barbara Wilkinson Jewelry, and clothing by naturevsfuture and RASANY; as well as paintings and prints by Edie Art. Wilkinson (of Barbara Wilkinson Jewelry) and Calleja (of Vernakular Photo Designs) launched the Independent Designer Pop Shop (also known as ID Pop Shop) in June of 2011. However, the first event almost didn’t happen. The cancellation of another event in which they planned to participate, resulted in Wilkinson and Calleja assembling their unique network of local independent designers who had been struggling to find a good venue to present their products. The overwhelming success of this accidental event paved the way for almost 25 more shows at Chelsea Market over the next 3 years. While they weren’t the first to organize a retail pop up event, they definitely filled a much-needed niche in the NYC retail environment. They not only provided an excellent platform for independent designers to showcase their designs, they also proved the viability of local and independent talent. It was a win-win for customers and designers alike. In the last three years, over 100 of the best independent local designers have participated to showcase their collections at the exclusive “invitation only” pop up shop for New York brands. The highest caliber of local designers is meticulously assembled by Wilkinson and Calleja for ID Pop Shop. Interested designers are carefully reviewed to ensure the brands are the right fit for ID Pop Shop. The designers vary at each event, but the brands included are consistently fashion forward. Hosting the events in Chelsea Market’s event space is a big coup. As popular outerwear and ready-to-wear designer Nina Valenti of naturevsfuture says: “I love participating at ID Pop Shop at Chelsea Market because it gives my work exposure to such a diverse crowd of people from all over the world.” Located in one of the most buoyant retail areas in Manhattan, in part due to the High Line refurbishment and the revitalization of the Meatpacking District, Chelsea Market attracts tourists, locals, and business people. Professionals from Google, Major League Baseball and Food Network are a big fan base in the building; they stop by several times during the week and are loyal customers. Now that word of the events has grown, the show boasts wait lists of dozens of designers who wish to participate in ID Pop Shop. The Independent Designer Pop Shop (ID Pop Shop), spearheaded by creative design entrepreneurs Barbara Wilkinson and Raoul Calleja is run with a clear mandate–to assemble New York City’s most exciting independent brands by designers who design and create their own products. The huge s

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