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KIDS SHOWS IN BRONX WEEK OF AUGUST 3

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by Kids Events Editor August 3, 2013

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Kids Shows in Bronx Check out these free and low-cost family and children's shows playing the week of August 3 in Bronx. See if your favorite musician will be in town and get all the details on the concert, find children's movie screenings, or just browse the theater listings to find a fun new musical or play that your family can go see together. If the weather is cooperative, you may also find outdoor concerts and performances, including outdoor movies. Whether you live in Bronx or will just be visiting during the week of August 3, you'll find plenty of options to keep your kids entertained. For more free and low-cost upcoming family and children's events in Bronx, go to our complete calendar of events.

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Comedy Brunch - Family Friendly Show - Levity Live
August 04, 2013 - West Nyack

Levity Live invites families for Sunday brunch and a comedy show featuring nationally-touring professional comedians from such famous comedy outlets as Comedy Central, Showtime, HBO, and more. Doors will open at noon, allowing families to eat before - or during - the show. The cost of admission covers the performance, brunch, tax, and tip.

'Wanda's Monster,' A Family Musical - Vineyard Theatre
Through September 08, 2013 - Manhattan

Don't miss this summer's top pick, Wanda's Monster - A Family Musical! Back by popular demand, this warm-hearted musical introduces an imaginative little girl named Wanda and her unexpected bond with a fuzzy purple monster as she learns acceptance and friendship. Featuring music and lyrics by LAURIE BERKNER! Book by Barbara Zinn Krieger, directed by Adrienne Kapstein. Opens July 13 at the Vineyard's Dimson Theatre. Limited time only. Get tickets by calling 646-601-1406 or visit www.wandasmonster.com. NYMetro Parents readers: Save $3 on tickets! Use code: NYMETRO

'Fiddler on the Roof' - John Whearty Theatre
August 03, 2013 - Thornwood

Mt Pleasant Community Theatre proudly announces its' 43rd season production, "Fiddler on the Roof." Based on the stories of Sholom Aleichem, "Fiddler on the Roof" has captured the hearts of people all over the world with its humor, warmth, and honesty. The universal theme of tradition cuts across barriers of race, class, nationality, and religion, leaving audiences crying tears of laughter, joy, and sadness. Set in 1905 in a small Jewish village in Russia, the story revolves around the dairyman, Tevye, and his attempts to preserve his family's traditions in the face of a changing world. To order tickets, call 914-949-8382 or 914-769-0958. Through Aug. 10.

Jester Jim - Heckscher State Park
August 03, 2013 - East Islip

With nothing more than a trunk full of props and his orange t-shirt, Jester Jim takes the stage and entertains with his own brand of humor.

Celebrate Brooklyn: Eddie Palmieri Salsa Orchestra - Prospect Park Bandshell
August 03, 2013 - Park Slope

Nine-time Grammy winner Eddie Palmieri, the Spanish Harlem-born granddaddy of salsa and Latin jazz piano, returns to Celebrate Brooklyn with an orchestra in tow to ignite the dance floor. He is truly a living legend of salsa and Latin jazz.

Theatre Arts Center's Bound for Broadway - Queensborough Community College
August 03, 2013 - Bayside

A song & dance spectacular choreographed by Broadway artists and performed by talented young performers from throughout NY and beyond. A professionally staged entertainment, featuring songs from Lion King, Smash, Motown, Fame, Pippin, and more. Seats available at the door. Fun for the whole family ages 6+

'Pirate Pete's Parrot' - The Secret Theatre
August 03, 2013 - Long Island City

Ahoy, Matte! Climb on board and get ready for a musical adventure. This show revolves around Pirate Pete, a lovable rogue on a mission to find his beloved runaway parrot, Polly (who prefers pancakes to boring old birdseed). Music, mischief, and a boatload of laughs for both children and adults.

Princess Particular - The Little Secret Theatre
August 03, 2013 - Long Island City

Can you imagine what it's like to be a princess? Can you imagine what it's like to be a princess, but want to be something else? Princess Particular can! This new musical starring Cari McHugh as Princess Particular, as well as Mary Lauren, Kimberly Wilpon, Lee Goffin-Bonenfant, Miranda Kahn, and more! Directed by Lena Moy-Bergen.

Danbury Fields Forever Beatles Music Festival - Ives Concert Park
August 03, 2013 - Danbury

Thousands of fans will "Come Together" for a day-long festival in celebration of the 50th anniversary of The Beatles last performance at Liverpool's legendary Cavern Club. The returning music, arts and food festival will feature 10 bands, each representing different eras or presentations of Beatles music. The event is a fund-raiser for Sandy Hook, with 100% of net ticket sales benefiting charity.

�Runaway Train� - Seaford Public Library
August 03, 2013 - Seaford

A 5-piece Americana band from Delaware who write their own original music along with covering artists such as the Dixie Chicks, Sugarland, Avett Brothers, Johnny Cash, Hank Williams, and many more � presented in cooperation with the Seaford Lions Club.

'Shrek The Musical' presented by Random Farms Kids' Theater - Tarrytown Music Hall
August 03, 2013 - Tarrytown

Shrek The Musical, based on the Oscar-winning DreamWorks film that started it all, brings the hilarious story of everyone's favorite ogre to life on 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. Throw in a donkey who won't shut up, a villain with a SHORT temper, a cookie with an attitude, and over a dozen other fairy tale misfits, and you've got the kind of mess that calls for a real hero. Luckily, there's one on hand...and his name is Shrek. 
Part romance, part twisted fairy tale, and all irreverent fun for everyone! The production is made up of over 100 young people who are divided into four casts. They come from throughout the tri-state area and have a wealth of theater, film, and television experience.

Pinkalicious the Musical - Summer Theatre Festival at Waveny Park
August 03, 2013 - New Canaan

When Pinkalicious eats one too many pink cupcakes, she catches a case of Pinkititis and turns pink from head to toe. It'll take the wisdom of her broccoli-eating little brother to help her get out of this predicament. Don't miss this charming production of this smash hit musical based on the popular book by Elizabeth and Victoria Kann. Best suited for cupcake lovers ages 3 and up. Dress in your favorite pink clothes when you come.

'Sleepover,' an original musical - TADA! Youth Theater
Through August 03, 2013 - Chelsea

Pajamas and pillows, songs and snacks, plus a few cute delivery boys? It's a party but it can't start without you.

Darlene Graham and the Shades of Green Band - Syosset Library
August 03, 2013 - Syosset

Darlene Graham entertains children of all ages with her interactive and exciting performance. A mix of energetic folk and remixes of familiar children's songs will have everyone singing along and dancing. Town resaidents get first preference.

Salute to Veterans Starring Tony Orlando and the USO Liberty Bells - Harry Chapin Lakeside Theatre-Eisenhower Park
August 03, 2013 - East Meadow

Performances in this summer concert series include genres that range from disco to classical and oldies to musical theatre, providing entertainment to a variety of music lovers. The Harry Chapin Lakeside Theatre is an outdoor theater located within Eisenhower Park in East Meadow. Conveniently located near parking fields 6 and 6A, the theatre provides a venue for a full schedule of entertainment events.

'Fiddler on the Roof' - John Whearty Theatre
August 04, 2013 - Thornwood

Mt Pleasant Community Theatre proudly announces its' 43rd season production, "Fiddler on the Roof." Based on the stories of Sholom Aleichem, "Fiddler on the Roof" has captured the hearts of people all over the world with its humor, warmth, and honesty. The universal theme of tradition cuts across barriers of race, class, nationality, and religion, leaving audiences crying tears of laughter, joy, and sadness. Set in 1905 in a small Jewish village in Russia, the story revolves around the dairyman, Tevye, and his attempts to preserve his family's traditions in the face of a changing world. To order tickets, call 914-949-8382 or 914-769-0958. Through Aug. 10.

Summer Sunday Morning Concerts at Bartlett Arboretum & Gardens - Bartlett Arboretum & Gardens
Through August 04, 2013 - Stamford

Treat yourself to a morning of music to recharge your batteries for the week ahead. Bring a chair, your coffee and paper and sit among the gardens and plantings as a mix of talented student musicians perform. In case of inclement weather the performances will take place inside the new Silver Educational Center on the same grounds. Sundays To August 4,

Theatre Arts Center's Bound for Broadway - Queensborough Community College
August 04, 2013 - Bayside

A song & dance spectacular choreographed by Broadway artists and performed by talented young performers from throughout NY and beyond. A professionally staged entertainment, featuring songs from Lion King, Smash, Motown, Fame, Pippin, and more. Seats available at the door. Fun for the whole family.

Youth Talent Showcase - Stepping Stones Museum
August 04, 2013 - Norwalk

Join Stepping Stones in recognizing, cultivating and promoting the artistic talents of the community's children with a special night of youth performances on the Stepping Stones stage. Registration required.

Pirate School - Waterfront Museum
August 04, 2013 - Red Hook

According to the Waterfront Museum, "Pirate School! is a madcap, swashbuckling one-man family vaudeville show created and performed by New York physical comedian and actor David Engel." The show relies on full-audience participation for a blend of clown theater, adept magic, and a comedic musical score. Arghh.

Juggling Show by Ray Grins - Valley Stream State Park
August 04, 2013 - North Valley Stream

How does he do that? Ray Grins combines juggling and balancing skills with comedy and audience participation. This multi- talented artist performs plate-spinning and other tricks that wows his audience every time. $8 vehicle fee. Free performance-bring chairs/blankets.

2013 Summer Concert Series - LeAnn Rimes - Empire City Casino
August 04, 2013 - Yonkers

Concert stage is located outside on the apron, next to the racetrack. Doors open at 6pm. Tickets on sale June 3 at 9am. The Sunday summer nights runs for 14 weeks, ending Sept. 15. After its inaugural season in 2012, the Summer Concert Series was expanded for 2013, and additional seating capacity was added. Ticket prices start at $15 and can be purchased at empirecitycasino.com or by calling eTIX at 1-800-514-3849.

Music Under The Stars - Forest Park
August 04, 2013 - Woodhaven

Head over to the George Seuffert Bandshell for an evening of wonderful music by the Queens Symphony Orchestra.

Concert Al Fresco: St. Luke's Chamber Ensemble - Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts
August 04, 2013 - Katonah

Introduce your family to Caramoor, and enjoy the sounds of the concert from the picnic lawns, at an affordable price. All ages welcome. (Note: there is no view of stage or performers from the lawns.) Celebrate with the St. Luke's Chamber Ensemble as they enjoy a romp through Beethoven's supremely joyful and youthful masterpiece, the "Septet." Joining the Ensemble for the rarely performed "Dohnanyi Sextet," from 1935, with its unusual instrumental combination and echoes of Brahms, Strauss, and early jazz, is pianist Natasha Paremski, last heard at Caramoor in a memorable performance on Opening Night 2007.

'Shrek The Musical' presented by Random Farms Kids' Theater - Tarrytown Music Hall
August 04, 2013 - Tarrytown

Shrek The Musical, based on the Oscar-winning DreamWorks film that started it all, brings the hilarious story of everyone's favorite ogre to life on 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. Throw in a donkey who won't shut up, a villain with a SHORT temper, a cookie with an attitude, and over a dozen other fairy tale misfits, and you've got the kind of mess that calls for a real hero. Luckily, there's one on hand...and his name is Shrek. 
Part romance, part twisted fairy tale, and all irreverent fun for everyone! The production is made up of over 100 young people who are divided into four casts. They come from throughout the tri-state area and have a wealth of theater, film, and television experience.

International Music Nights Concert Series-Chinese American Night - Harry Chapin Lakeside Theatre - Eisenhower Park
August 04, 2013 - East Meadow

Reflecting on Nassau County's diversity, a broad range of cultural artistry is presented through this popular musical series, sponsored for over three decades by Canon USA Inc.

33rd Annual Free Summer Concerts on the Green - Stony Brook Village Post Office
August 04, 2013 - Stony Brook

Enjoy a summer concert outside on the village green. Tonight's performance is by Jack�s Waterfall. They will perform pop, blues, jazz, folk, gospel and global music.

Hart and Soul Band - North Hempstead Beach Park
August 04, 2013 - Port Washington

This is the perfect way to get out of the house and enjoy a free concert by some great artists. This band plays classic rock, pop, and soul music so you can clap, sing and dance.

International Concert Series-Chinese American Night - Harry Chapin Lakeside Theatre - Eisenhower Park
August 04, 2013 - East Meadow

Residents are given the opportunity to experience the broad range of cultures that Nassau County has to offer through an International Concert Series sponsored by Canon USA Inc.

Long Beach Summer Concert on the Beach-Beginnings Chicago Tribute Band - National Blvd. Beach
August 05, 2013 - Long Beach

The free summer beach concerts are back and they are awesome. Come out for entertainment from a line-up of favorite artists. Bring a beach chair, a blanket, dinner from your favorite Long Beach restaurant, pizza place, deli, and you are set for a great night of entertainment under the stars.

International Music Nights Concert Series-Italian American Night - Harry Chapin Lakeside Theatre - Eisenhower Park
August 05, 2013 - East Meadow

Reflecting on Nassau County's diversity, a broad range of cultural artistry is presented through this popular musical series, sponsored for over three decades by Canon USA Inc.

The Chiclettes - Mary Jane Davies Green
August 05, 2013 - Manhasset

See if you can recall some of the music as this Girl Band sings the music of famous female groups of the 50�s through today. A on-your-feet dancing shoes type of event for the whole family. Please bring a chair and a snack.

City Park Puppet Mobile-Litte Red's Hood - Flushing Meadows Corona Park
August 06, 2013 - Flushing

Enjoy this fresh retelling of the classic Little Red Riding Hood tale updated with a modern sensibility that will appeal to kids. The production features a dozen, hand-made marionettes crafted by the expert puppeteers from the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre. Based on the Celebrated "Little Red Riding Hood" fairy tale CityParks PuppetMobile Brings Free Traveling Entertainment to NYC Parks. This show is a fresh retelling of the classic fairy tale, updated with a modern sensibility that will appeal to kids. The production features a dozen, hand-made marionettes crafted by the expert puppeteers from the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theater. Like many of today's children, Little Red is a smart, young city slicker who is too focused on her smartphone to notice her surroundings. Wulfric is a misunderstood wolf with a sweet tooth. When Little Red travels from New York City to the country to deliver some cupcakes to her Grandma, she encounters a colorful cast of characters as Wulfric the Wolf tries to head her off at the pass. Little Red's Hood is directed by Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre's Artistic Director Bruce Cannon and written by Liam Hurley.

Nature Nick's Animal Adventure - Alley Pond Park
August 06, 2013 - Douglaston

Enjoy this original, amazing, and educational show featuring the display of some exotic animals. Bring a low chair or blanket.

Rolie Polie Guacamolie - Washington Park (formerly J. J. Byrne Playground)
August 06, 2013 - Park Slope

The Brooklyn kindie-rock faves entertain their fans in the newly renamed and restored Washington Park.

Movie Nights - Comedies: My Cousin Vinny - Cedar Creek Park
August 06, 2013 - Wantagh

Plan to laugh. This movie promises to have you and your family laughing out loud. Bring your blankets, chairs, and snacks and enjoy a great movie under the stars. Movies begin at dusk. Call for more information.

Pinocchio - NYCB Theatre at Westbury
August 06, 2013 - Westbury

Who could resist the beloved story of the little wooden puppet whose dearest wish is to become a real boy? Lovingly told, this new rendering of the timeless tale is woven with spirited music and comic fun. Join Pinocchio as he disobeys, follows the wrong leader and makes foolish choices. And root for him as he learns his lessons about honesty, bravery and love.

Concert on the Green - The Zoo - The Shops at Atlas Park
August 06, 2013 - Glendale

Enjoy an evening of music featuring musical standards and solid gold hits from the 70's, 80's and more. A variety of educational games followed by science events will complete the evening.

Mad Sq. Kids: The Suzi Shelton Band - Madison Square Park
August 06, 2013 - Gramercy

Madison Square Park Conservancy presents its 11th season of Mad. Sq. Kids, a series of free outdoor performances for children and their families that takes place rain or shine in the park on Tuesday and Thursday mornings at 10:30am, June 11 to Aug. 8. Billy Jonas and the Billy Jonas Band are impossible to categorize. Billy combines influences from all types of music and one-of-a-kind sources, including the audience's imagination.

Darlene Graham and the Shades of Green Band - Jones Beach Bandshell
August 06, 2013 - Wantagh

Darlene Graham entertains children of all ages with her interactive and exciting performance. A mix of energetic folk and remixes of familiar children's songs will have everyone singing along and dancing. Bring a chair or blanket

Lou Bianco - Manorhaven Beach Park
August 06, 2013 - Port Washington

The �Make A Good Choice� program through song and narration investigates peer pressure, bullying, tolerance, and respect in a fun and interactive way.

Dean Karahalis and The Five Towns College Pops - Clark Botanic Garden
August 06, 2013 - Albertson

Playing popular television theme tunes, and dance tunes of yesteryear and today. The concert is immediately followed by "Wait Until Dark" at 8:15pm starring Audrey Hepburn, Alan Arkin, and Richard Crenna.

Oyster Bay Cruise Nights - Downtown Oyster Bay
August 06, 2013 - Oyster Bay

Come out and see some of the finest cars on Long Island. From radical to rat-rods, Duesenbergs to Ducatis, car and motorcycle enthusiasts are invited to bring their precious rides out for public viewing. Downtown restaurants and stores will be open, so come on up to Oyster Bay for a terrific time. FREE to walk in, $5 to show car. Live Music. 50/50 Drawing.

Long Beach Summer Concert on the Beach-Italian Night with Con Astone - New York Ave. Beach
August 07, 2013 - Long Beach

The free summer beach concerts are back and they are awesome. Come out for entertainment from a line-up of favorite artists. Bring a beach chair, a blanket, dinner from your favorite Long Beach restaurant, pizza place, deli, and you are set for a great night of entertainment under the stars.

KidFEST: BAM Percussion – The Blue Barrel Show - Guild Hall
August 07, 2013 - East Hampton

From beginning to end, The Blue Barrel Show electrifies the crowd with its powerful rhythms and its deliriously funny sketches. The BAM characters, who look like they walked straight out of a mad cartoon, speak a unique language: BAMspeach, spoken only by them, but understood by everyone from 3 to 83 years old. Call or go oinline to purchase tickets.

ZAK MORGAN - Westport Library
August 07, 2013 - Westport

Creating music for children that is neither overly-simplistic nor a nuisance for parents is exactly what Zak does. His music is a breath of fresh air for kids and adults in a market where too many artists seem inorganic or artificial. A Grammy nominee, Zak enriches his music by emphasizing the importance of reading, a huge imagination, and self belief.

Music in the Grove: Vered - Fort Greene Park
August 07, 2013 - Fort Greene

Vered (Benhorin) brings here lulling but upbeat guitar-based music to Music in the Grove. Combining music therapy techniques, she specializes in creating music that establishes a bond between babies and their moms, while also entertaining her audience with some beautiful songs.

Noontime Concert: My Way � Tribute to Sinatra - Harry Chapin Lakeside Theatre - Eisenhower Park
August 07, 2013 - East Meadow

Enjoy this tribute to "Ol' Blue Eyes"- Frank Sinatra. Reminisce and enjoy the lunch hour as you sing or hum along to the music of this musical icon.

SummerFest - Concert on the Green - Screaming Broccolli - Cross County Shopping Center
August 07, 2013 - Yonkers

A favorite Top 40 band from Staten Island, the Screaming Broccolli puts their own spin on favorites from Bon Jovi to Tom Petty to Kanye West. Bring beach chairs and blankets to enjoy the show.

MONTHLY JAZZ JAM - Flushing Town Hall
August 07, 2013 - Flushing

Open to professional jazz musicians, graduate students studying jazz, and music educators. Meet new contacts, hone your chops and jam each month with your peers. Open to the general public, first Wednesday each month.

Summer Concert - Riverfront Park
August 07, 2013 - Stony Point

Stony Point continues its summer concert series along the Hudson River with the music of In The Pocket.

Dancing at Dusk: Caribbean Soul with La Troupe Zetwal - Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts
August 07, 2013 - Katonah

Zetwal is a multicultural dance group that performs traditional Haitian folklore dances with live drumming, Zouk (a French Caribbean social dance), and Soukous (an Angola-based rhythm). On the Island of Hispanola, old traditions, songs, and dances (mostly of Congo and Dahomey origin) evolved and mixed with elements of Arawak (indigenous Haitian Indian) and French culture, to form a new, uniquely Haitian dance expression. Zetwal will bring their exuberant joy in dance and music, making for a night celebrating the beauty of this culture in a way you may never have seen before. Info about the Dancing at Dusk Series: Come to Caramoor for an evening of fun with the kids! Bring a picnic, spread out a blanket, and enjoy great music together. Children of all ages will have the opportunity to dance to live music, interact with the musicians, get to know their instruments, and ask questions. This is a wonderful way to introduce your child, up close, to music in a relaxed and joyful way. Activities are designed for toddlers as well as pre-teens.

Sunset Wednesday - Wave Hill
August 07, 2013 - Bronx

This summer, transport yourself from the bustle of the city streets to a lush, summer oasis where the breezes blowing off the Hudson pair perfectly with a glass of wine. Make your way to Wave Hill on Wednesday evenings July 10-Aug. 14 for an experience unlike any other. Unwind with an outdoor yoga class, take a guided stroll through the gardens, or simply put your feet up and take in the summer sun setting over the Palisades. Enjoy a relaxing dinner on the Terrace from the newly renovated Cafe, or bring your refreshments to the Great Lawn as local Bronx musicians fill the air with their sweet songs of summer. From smooth Latin grooves and classical guitar, to Garifuna rhythms and Caribbean jazz, by the end of the night these performers will have you tapping your feet and humming along. Bring your own chair, but please leave blankets at home. The grounds will remain open until 8:30pm. Free shuttle service to and from Metro-North and the #1 subway. Registration opens day-of at 9:30AM at the Perkins Visitor Center. Schedule: 6pm Sunset Yoga (Sunset Yoga, $23/person including admission to the grounds) Registration opens day-of at 9:30AM at the Perkins Visitor Center All other programs free with admission to the grounds. 6:30pm Guided Garden Walk 7pm Live Music Check wavehill.org/visit for complete listings of music each Sunset Wednesday.

Darlene Graham and the Shades of Green Band - Bethpage Library
August 07, 2013 - Bethpage

Darlene Graham entertains children of all ages with her interactive and exciting performance. A mix of energetic folk and remixes of familiar children's songs will have everyone singing along and dancing. Town resaidents get first preference.

Summer Concert Series--Gunsmoke - Calf Pasture Beach
August 07, 2013 - Norwalk

This award-winning band has been entertaining country and western music fans in the Northeast for more than 20 years. The band now is receiving national attention after its performance on "Ernest Tubb's Midnight Jamboree," America's second longest-running radio show, which is broadcast from Nashville, TN, following "The Grand Ole Opry." No rain date.

Long Beach Summer Concert on the Beach-Linda Ipanema and Dixie Cats - Neptune Blvd. Beach
August 08, 2013 - Long Beach

The free summer beach concerts are back and they are awesome. Come out for entertainment from a line-up of favorite artists. Bring a beach chair, a blanket, dinner from your favorite Long Beach restaurant, pizza place, deli, and you are set for a great night of entertainment under the stars.

The Mr. Mouse Show by Katie's Puppets - Long Island Game Farm
August 08, 2013 - Manorville

Puppeteer Katie Polk injects humor into her puppets shows. Katie and her gang of puppets have received rave reviews from Long Island's Arts-In-Education Services, SCOPE, and many others.

Shakespeare in the Park - Crocheron Park
August 08, 2013 - Bayside

This family-friendly production of The Tempest is part of Hip to Hip Theatre Company's 7th Season of Free Shakespeare in the Park. It is for lovers of Shakespeare and for those experiencing Shakespeare for the first time. Bring blankets or low chairs. No lines. No tickets. Seating is first come, first served. This year also features a new children's program called Kids and the Classics which will be offered 30 minutes before each show. This program consists of fun theatre games and an introduction to the play.

The Bossy Frog Band - Nyack Farmer's Market
August 08, 2013 - Nyack

The Bossy Frog Band performs for children at the Nyack Farmer's Market. Arrive early to park your stroller as these seasonal shows attract a big crowd. Also bring your hat and sunscreen. One recent show featured no shade.

BAM presents the R&B Festival at MetroTech: Shuggie Otis - MetroTech Commons
August 08, 2013 - Downtown Brooklyn

Shuggie Otis is the unsung hero of R&B, although he very much does sing. Otis' landmark self-produced and home-made record from the early '70s, Inspiration Information, has truly informed future stars like Prince, Lenny Kravitz, and the Brothers Johnson, who scored a hit with Otis' "Strawberry Letter 23." His father was early R&B impresario Johnny Otis, but Shuggie's his own man. Come see why.

Library Live - Beth & Scott Bierko - Field Library
August 08, 2013 - Peekskill

Music and fun will blossom when perennial favorites, Beth & Scott, return to present "Beth & Scott's Garden Party Concert!" Parents' Choice Award Winners and recording artists, Beth & Scott aren't just great singers and funny storytellers - they involve children in everything they do! Kids dance, laugh, and jump for joy as they listen and participate in these wonderful songs.

Family Movie: Rise of the Guardians - Harry Chapin Lakeside Theatre - Eisenhower Park
August 08, 2013 - East Meadow

Beginning at dusk, family-friendly films will be shown on the big screen at the Harry Chapin Lakeside Theatre. Call for more information.

Summertime Music Magic Concert - The Westchester Mall
August 08, 2013 - White Plains

The Westchester will celebrate the remaining weeks of the summer by hosting a series of concerts, Summertime Music Magic. Presented by the Music Conservatory of Westchester, each live performance will feature the Conservatory's faculty and friends, and present a variety of musical genres including jazz, soul, and R&B. For more information about the Music Conservatory of Westchester please visit musicconservatoryblog.org, or for event details contact Simon Guest Services at The Westchester, 914-683-8892.

Summer Concert Series - Bowline Point Park
August 08, 2013 - Haverstraw

Haverstraw's summer concert series continues with the music of Jersey Sound. For information about the band, visit jerseysound.com.

2013 Ridge Hill Summer Concert Series - Shower the People - James Taylor Tribute - Westchester's Ridge Hill - Yonkers
August 08, 2013 - Yonkers

Enjoy shopping, eating, and listening to great music al fresco on Thursday evenings throughout the summer. Hosted by WFAS-FM, the show starts at 6pm, with an opening act featuring local talent from WFAS's popular Music Lounge. Featuring the voice and guitar work of Neil Donell, "Shower the People: The Music of James Taylor" is a faithfully rendered presentation of more than two dozen Taylor classics including the iconic "Fire And Rain" and Carole King's "You've Got a Friend." The concert takes audiences through a retrospective journey of JT's music, with entertaining anecdotes about the history and creative process behind many of these musical gems. Donell, respected as Canada's premier session vocalist and called "the man of a thousand voices" in the media, leaves audiences mesmerized by his meticulous performance. Accompanied by a group of the most accomplished musicians and singers in the country, Donell and "Shower the People: The Music of James Taylor" appeal to a wide range of audience demographics and musical tastes. Rain date: August 9. About Westchester's Ridge Hill Westchester's Ridge Hill is a regional destination for the very best shopping, dining, and entertainment Westchester has to offer. Patterned after a classic downtown with a lush town square, it features a children's play area, dancing fountains, and a trolley - the Westchester's Ridge Hill Express. Shopping, dining, and entertainment options at Ridge Hill include National Amusements Showcase Cinema de Lux - a 12-screen movie theater featuring a restaurant, bar, and children's playroom, REI, and Dick's Sporting Goods, and Lord & Taylor, as well as popular brands and retailers like Apple, The Art of Shaving, Auntie Anne's Pretzels, Bath & Body Works, Bonefish Grill, Brio Tuscan Grille, Brooks Brothers Flatiron Shop, Charming Charlie, The Cheesecake Factory, Clarks, Desigual, Express, Elevation Burger, Francesca's Collections, Gap, GapKids, Guitar Center, Havana Central, H&M, LA Fitness, Lefteris Gyro, The Limited, LL Bean, Old Navy, Orvis, Pandora, Republic of Couture, Sephora, South Moon Under, Subway, Sur La Table, Texas de Brazil, TJ Maxx, Vera Bradley, Verizon/Go Wireless, Victoria's Secret, White House/Black Market, Whole Foods Market, and Yard House. LegoLand Discovery Center, Haagen-Dazs, and a two-level UNIQLO are now open. And soon, Ridge Hill will see the opening of Frannie's Goodie Shop. Located at Exit 6A off the New York State Thruway and at the Tuckahoe Road West exit from the Sprain Brook Parkway, the shopping and dining haven is easily accessible to millions of Westchester, Putnam, and Metropolitan-area residents and visitors. Westchester's Ridge Hill features 160,000 square feet of office space - approximately 110,000 square feet of which is occupied by WESTMED Medical Group, as well as an urgent care center. Learn more at westchestersridgehill.com.

Mad Sq. Kids: Shine and the Moonbeams - Madison Square Park
August 08, 2013 - Gramercy

Madison Square Park Conservancy presents its 11th season of Mad. Sq. Kids, a series of free outdoor performances for children and their families that takes place rain or shine in the park on Tuesday and Thursday mornings at 10:30am, June 11 to Aug. 8. Shine and the Moonbeams is family music's first soul band. Come clap your hands and stomp your feet and rejoice in the celebration of the rhythm of all things family.

North Shore Pops Concert Band Concert - Garden City Gazebo
August 08, 2013 - Garden City

Can you hear the music? The Singles Association of Long Island, ages 25 plus will get together at this amazing concert. Bring a chair. Look for the SALI banner. Social gathering afterwards at a diner. In the event of rain, the concert will be cancelled. RSVP by 8/6.

National Circus Project - Circus Fun Workshop - Long Island Children's Museum
August 08, 2013 - Garden City

Have you ever thought of running off with a circus? You'll need to brush up on some circus skills and LICM has got just the folks to teach you. Learn juggling, plate spinning, rope tricks, basic clowning and more from performers from National Circus Project.

National Circus Project - Solo Circus - Long Island Children's Museum
August 08, 2013 - Garden City

National Circus Project, Long Island's own center for professional circus performers is back again this summer to share the fun and artistry of the circus with LICM Theater audiences. Enjoy new circus antics every week this summer.

Open Mic - Page One Restaurant
August 08, 2013 - Glen Cove

The weekly open mic, one of the most popular on Long Island, typically attracts 10-12 performers, most playing guitar and singing original material. Host Tedeschi emphasizes, "You don't have to be a seasoned performer to showcase your work at the open mic. We definitely work at also making this venue a welcome place for those who are new at getting up in front of an audience. Having personally played at many open mics, I know how important it is to feel part of a welcoming atmosphere, especially for performers who show up for the first time and need to experience the feel of that kind of atmosphere. We also have any number of people who come in each week just to listen and be part of the scene." Co-owner and executive chef, Jeanine DiMenna, has created a special open mic bar menu, with all entrees priced at $5 and ranging from special salads to a burger with fries, fish and chips, sesame chicken and more.

'Fiddler on the Roof' - John Whearty Theatre
August 09, 2013 - Thornwood

Mt Pleasant Community Theatre proudly announces its' 43rd season production, "Fiddler on the Roof." Based on the stories of Sholom Aleichem, "Fiddler on the Roof" has captured the hearts of people all over the world with its humor, warmth, and honesty. The universal theme of tradition cuts across barriers of race, class, nationality, and religion, leaving audiences crying tears of laughter, joy, and sadness. Set in 1905 in a small Jewish village in Russia, the story revolves around the dairyman, Tevye, and his attempts to preserve his family's traditions in the face of a changing world. To order tickets, call 914-949-8382 or 914-769-0958. Through Aug. 10.

Richie Cannata Concert - Glen Cove Village Square
August 09, 2013 - Glen Cove

Saxophonist Richie Cannata is most notable for playing in the Billy Joel band alongside Doug Stegmeyer and Liberty DeVitto. A music producer and multi-talented artist, Cannata opened Cove City Sound Studios in Glen Cove, New York and has attracted such artists as Celine Dion, Billy Joel, Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony. Free parking in nearby municipal garage; bring a lawn chair.

Family Fridays: JOE THE SINGING SCHOOL BUS DRIVER - The Common Ground
August 09, 2013 - Sayville

Plan to sing-along with Joe and his guitar strumming music. Bring your blankets and lawn chairs to enjoy the fun with your family. All events at the park are free and handicap accessible.

The Mr. Mouse Show by Katie's Puppets - Long Island Game Farm
August 09, 2013 - Manorville

Puppeteer Katie Polk injects humor into her puppets shows. Katie and her gang of puppets have received rave reviews from Long Island's Arts-In-Education Services, SCOPE, and many others.

�In the Still of the Night� - Harry Chapin Lakeside Theatre - Eisenhower Park
August 09, 2013 - East Meadow

Enjoy an evening of doo wop and '50s and '60s oldies with Fred Parris and the Five Satins, Frankie Lymon�s Teenagers, and Cool Change. Honoring the Knights of Columbus.

Pilsner Brass Band Concert - John Philip Sousa Memorial Band Shell, Sunset Park
August 09, 2013 - Port Washington

Make time for a great concert. Join the Singles Association of Long Island, ages 25 plus at this event. Bring a chair. Ask for Vinny, Joe, George, or Maria. Social gathering afterwards at a diner. In the event of rain, the concert will be cancelled. RSVP by 8/7.

Illstyle and Peace Productions - Bloomingdale Park
August 09, 2013 - Staten Island

This multicultural dance company combines hip-hop, DJ-ing, beatboxing, and tap dancing into something that The New York Times describes as like "watching the greatest ballet virtuosos, each [dancer] fighting gravity and getting the impossible from the human body." With a mix of gravity defying moves and upbeat music, families will be captivated by the non-stop action moves of this talented troupe.

�Ladies of Disco� Starring Maxine Nightingale and Bonnie Pointer � Honoring The Red Hats - Harry Chapin Lakeside Theatre-Eisenhower Park
August 09, 2013 - East Meadow

Performances in this summer concert series include genres that range from disco to classical and oldies to musical theatre, providing entertainment to a variety of music lovers. The Harry Chapin Lakeside Theatre is an outdoor theater located within Eisenhower Park in East Meadow. Conveniently located near parking fields 6 and 6A, the theatre provides a venue for a full schedule of entertainment events.

'Fiddler on the Roof' - John Whearty Theatre
August 10, 2013 - Thornwood

Mt Pleasant Community Theatre proudly announces its' 43rd season production, "Fiddler on the Roof." Based on the stories of Sholom Aleichem, "Fiddler on the Roof" has captured the hearts of people all over the world with its humor, warmth, and honesty. The universal theme of tradition cuts across barriers of race, class, nationality, and religion, leaving audiences crying tears of laughter, joy, and sadness. Set in 1905 in a small Jewish village in Russia, the story revolves around the dairyman, Tevye, and his attempts to preserve his family's traditions in the face of a changing world. To order tickets, call 914-949-8382 or 914-769-0958. Through Aug. 10.

Robert Austin Magic Show - Belmont Lake State Park
August 10, 2013 - North Babylon

Enjoy a little afternoon magic at Belmont Lake State Park.

Celebrate Brooklyn: They Might Be Giants - Prospect Park Bandshell
August 10, 2013 - Park Slope

They Might Be Giants started out here in Brooklyn before going on to international acclaim. The quirky, witty, and danceable band brings it all back home at Celebrate Brooklyn.

The Mr. Mouse Show by Katie's Puppets - Long Island Game Farm
August 10, 2013 - Manorville

Puppeteer Katie Polk injects humor into her puppets shows. Katie and her gang of puppets have received rave reviews from Long Island's Arts-In-Education Services, SCOPE, and many others.

Celebrate Brooklyn: Eddie Palmieri Salsa Orchestra - Prospect Park Bandshell
August 10, 2013 - Park Slope

The always popular They Might Be Giants, who started out in Park Slope some 25-plus years ago, keep on managing to draw a crowd with its fun-loving smarty pants pop. Maybe they'll play the theme to Malcolm in the Middle.

Rite of Summer Presents an Homage to Stravinsky’s Rite of Spring: Ljova and the Kontraband and Fireworks Ensemble - Governors Island
August 10, 2013 - Governors Island

LJOVA AND THE KONTRABAND is chamber-jam music for the "remix generation." As if by alchemy, Eastern-European and Gypsy melodies, Latin rhythms, Jazz-inspired improvisations, and deeply rooted Classical forms are given new meanings in original compositions that fearlessly forge a new direction, with a nostalgic gaze towards the past.

DOTTY DOT!-EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED - The Secret Theatre
August 10, 2013 - Long Island City

EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED 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.

Music in the Garden: Irish/Celtic/Folk Fiddler, Tony DeMarco - Queens Botanical Garden
August 10, 2013 - Flushing

Pack a picnic snack to enjoy outdoors on the Oak Allee and enjoy the lively music of Irish-Italian fiddle master Tony DeMarco.

Kidz Bop Kids - Playland Summer Concert - Playland's Music Tower Theater
August 10, 2013 - Rye

Tickets are on sale now to see Kidz Bop Kids in concert Sunday, June 2, at Playland's Music Tower Theater. The show starts at 5pm and Playland's rides are open from 12-9pm on concert day. Playland Summer Concerts are sponsored by WFAS, 103.9 FM. Concerts are free with Playland park admission for "standing room only" or lawn seating. Limited reserved stage seating is available through ticketmaster.com, and will be available for sale at the park on day of show only. Parking is $7. Playland is located on Playland Parkway in Rye, exit 19 off I-95. Go to ryeplayland.org or call 914-813-7010 for more information.

Celebrate Brooklyn! - Prospect Park Bandshell
Through August 10, 2013 - Park Slope

Celebrate Brooklyn! offers a diverse season of free concerts usually on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday evenings. Highlights this season include a screening of Dracula with a live performance from the Philip Glass Ensemble (July 13.), The Waterboys (July 19), They Might Be Giants (Aug. 10), and The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra led by Wynton Marsalis in a special children's concert (Jun. 8).

Neil Berg's 100 years of Broadway - Harry Chapin Lakeside Theatre - Eisenhower Park
August 10, 2013 - East Meadow

Broadway stars present the show stoppers from Broadway shows of yesterday and today.

'The Sound of Music' - Westchester Broadway Theatre
Through August 11, 2013 - Elmsford

A timeless classic and one of the world's best-loved musicals. Maria, a young, aspiring, but quirky, nun fills the lives of the Von Trapp children with "The Sound of Music" and captures the heart of their stern and lonely father. But will their harmonious lives be torn apart when their beautiful homeland is ravaged by war? Rodgers and Hammerstein's Tony Award-winning musical delights audiences with its uplifting story and irresistible score, including "Climb Every Mountain," "Do-Re-Mi," "Edelweiss," and "My Favorite Things." Show runs through August 11, 2013. Wednesday, Thursday, and Sunday matinees including lunch; Thursday, Friday Saturday, and Sunday Evenings including dinner.

'The Little Mermaid, Jr.' - Summer Theatre Festival at Waveny Park
Through August 11, 2013 - New Canaan

In a magical kingdom fathoms below, the beautiful young mermaid Ariel longs to leave her ocean home to live in the world above. But first, she'll have to defy her father King Triton, make a deal with the evil sea witch Ursula, and convince Prince Eric that she's the girl with the enchanting voice. Weekends, June 15-August 11.

'The Cat in the Hat' - Summer Theatre Festival at Waveny Park
Through August 11, 2013 - New Canaan

From the moment his tall, red-and-white-striped hat appears around the door, Sally and her brother know that The Cat In The Hat is the funniest, most mischievous cat they have ever met. June 29-August 11. Check the website for specific dates.

CT Free Shakespeare's 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' - McLevy Green
Through August 11, 2013 - Bridgeport

Enjoy Shakespeare al fresco. Bring lawn chairs or blankets for seating. It's traditional to come early and picnic. Performances cancelled when weather is severe.

106.7 Lite FM Presents Broadway in Bryant Park - Bryant Park
Through August 15, 2013 - Midtown

Welcome back Broadway in Bryant Park presented by 106.7 Lite FM, Broadway and Off-Broadway lunchtime performances free of charge. This year's lineup of the "Broadway in Bryant Park" series presented by 106.7 Lite FM is comprised of the most critically acclaimed and popular shows in theater, making it the strongest lineup yet. The on- and off- Broadway lunch hour performances will hosted by 106.7 Lite FM's fan favorite on-air personalities Delilah, Helen Little, Rich Kaminski and even co-hosted by Broadway stars, such as the cast of Tony Award-Winning Best Play "Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike." The performances will run every Thursday, starting Thursday July 11 at 12:30pm through Thursday, Aug. 15 on the Bryant Park Stage. The event is open to the public and absolutely free. The line-up includes talent from several Tony nominated shows and some past winners such as "Pippin", "Kinky Boots", "Once", "Motown: The Musical", "Annie", and "Wicked."

Pinocchio - Puppetworks
Through August 18, 2013 - Park Slope

Puppetworks performs its adaptation of Collodi's legendary tale, Pinocchio, with an original score and laughs galore.

The Puppet Project - Long Island Children's Museum
Through August 30, 2013 - Garden City

Puppets have been crafted for thousands of years and used for storytelling around the world. Join in the fun as you design and engineer your own stick and rod puppet. Use exciting materials to build your own character as you learn how to create and operate your new creation. Develop your puppets character and learn how to perform for family and friends. This program runs through August 30.

Magic Mondays - Magician Philip Klipper Will Astound You! - Rudy's Restaurant
Through August 31, 2013 - Hartsdale

Every Monday from 5:30-7:30pm, Magician Philip Klipper will astound and delight the whole family with his incredible sleight of hand during dinner. August 5, 12, 19, and 26.

Magician Philip Klipper Will Astound You! - Ciao! Restaurant
Through August 31, 2013 - Eastchester

Every Thursday from 6-8pm, Magician Philip Klipper will astound and delight the whole family with his incredible sleight of hand during dinner. August 1, 8, 15, 22, and 29.

Fireworks - Coney Island Beach
Through August 31, 2013 - Coney Island

Coney Island USA presents fireworks every Friday during the Summer months. Enjoy the rides, surf, food, the Cyclones, and everything Coney Island has to offer, then top it off with a great fireworks display.

Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival presents 'King Lear' - Boscobel
Through September 01, 2013 - Garrison

Shakespeare's masterpiece about an aging king's attempt to divide his kingdom between his three daughters. Deceived by misplaced affection and flattery, the king makes a series of terrible decisions, tearing his family and kingdom apart, and is pushed to the brink of madness. This sweeping story is heartbreaking, as it explores the sense of family and fatherhood in the midst of political ambition and intrigue. Don't miss the king's journey from madness to redemption in what has been called one of greatest stories in Western literature. Boscobel's grounds open for picnicking two hours before the show; bring your own food or enjoy prepared foods available for purchase on site. For information or to purchase tickets, visit hvshakespeare.org.

Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival presents 'The Three Musketeers' - Boscobel
Through September 01, 2013 - Garrison

The Three Musketeers by Ken Ludwig; adapted from the novel by Alexandre Dumas. Directed by Christopher V. Edwards. "It's all for one and one for all" in this hilarious, fast-paced adaptation of Alexandre Dumas' timeless story. A swashbuckling romp, it's a tale of heroism, treachery, and honor. Follow the adventures of D'Artagnan as he joins forces with the famous musketeers Athos, Porthos, and Aramis, in their struggle to defend the Queen of France. The heroes will keep you on the edge of your seats with their daring acts and narrow escapes as they foil a spectacular cast of villains. A blast for the whole family! Boscobel's grounds open for picnicking two hours before the show; bring your own food or enjoy prepared foods available for purchase on site. For information or to purchase tickets, visit hvshakespeare.org.

Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival presents 'All's Well That Ends Well' - Boscobel
Through September 01, 2013 - Garrison

Theatricality reigns as a troupe of eight traveling players present Shakespeare's fable of the spunky, lovesick Helena and her pursuit of the fickle Bertram, a callow young man who prefers war and womanizing to romance and responsibility. Expect comedy, theatrical surprises, music, adventure, and rapid-fire onstage character changes in this delightful tale of a young woman triumphing over adversities. Boscobel's grounds open for picnicking two hours before the show; bring your own food or enjoy prepared foods available for purchase on site. For information or to purchase tickets, visit hvshakespeare.org.

Dinosaur Safari - Bronx Zoo
Through September 08, 2013 - Bronx

The new attraction will include a ride through the Cretaceous and Jurassic periods with more than two-dozen animatronic dinosaurs up to 40 feet long which move, snarl, roar, and spit. In anticipation of the new exhibit, the Bronx Zoo is offering New Yorkers a chance to vote for their favorite dinosaur species at bronxzoo.com/dino and win tickets to see the dinosaurs. Included in the vote: long-necked Brachiosaurus, the intimidating Tyrannosaurus rex, the gator-like Baryonyx, the massive Triceratops, or the flighted Quetzalcoatlus. Exclusive Bronx Zoo Dinosaur Safari stickers that can be used with a safari field guide will be given to those who vote. Dinosaur Safari will include a ride through a two-acre area of the zoo, and will highlight the physical or behavioral adaptations many share with species that are alive today. This limited engagement will run from Saturday, May 25 through Sunday, September 8, and will be included in the Total Experience Ticket. A 20% discount is offered with online purchases for Monday and Tuesday visits. Tickets can be purchased in advance at bronxzoo.com/dino.

Lincoln Square Business Improvement District (BID) Free Summer Concerts & Yoga - Richard Tucker Park
Through September 25, 2013 - Upper West Side

Calling all Music Lovers and Yogis: The highly-anticipated Free Lunchtime Concert Series is back on the Upper West Side, heating up Lincoln Square this August and September with outdoor concerts at Richard Tucker Park. Throughout the dog-days of summer and into the fall, music enthusiasts are welcome to bring lunch, join friends, and enjoy performances by a diverse mix of New York City's most talented musicians and singers. Accompanying the musicians is YogaWorks, which will hold free restorative stretch sessions in between music sets for people looking for some lunch time relaxation. Additionally, local restaurants will offer free lemonade to help yoga enthusiasts and music lovers cool down. For full line-up, visit lincolnsquarebid.org/news/view/free-lunchtime-concert-series-returns-august-7th-%E2%80%93-september-25th.

'The Berenstain Bears LIVE!' - Manhattan Movement & Arts Center
Through September 29, 2013 - Upper West Side

Adapted from the classic children's book series by Stan and Jan Berenstain, "The Berenstain Bears LIVE!" brings everyone's favorite bear family to life in a theatrical experience that kids as well as their parents will treasure for many years to come. As always, Bear Country is not without its complications: Brother Bear's grades are slipping, Sister Bear still has a few things to learn about making new friends, and Papa Bear just can't stop eating junk food. Thankfully, we can always depend on Mama Bear and her loving patience to help set things right. Now in its third smash year, "The Berenstain Bears LIVE!" will give boys and girls of all ages the chance to fall in love with these characters, just as their parents did when they were growing up. Officially approved by the authors themselves, the Berenstain Bears are now singing and dancing across the stage with performances every weekend in NYC. Be sure to join the bears for free face painting and photos after the show.

'Pippin' - Music Box Theatre
Through December 22, 2013 - Midtown

Everything has its season, and this season, Pippin returns to Broadway for the first time since it first thrilled audiences 40 years ago! With a beloved score by Tony Award� nominee Stephen Schwartz (Wicked) that includes the favorites ?Magic to Do,? ?Glory? and ?Corner of the Sky,? Pippin tells the story of a young prince on a death-defying journey to find meaning in his existence. Will he choose a happy but simple life? Or will he risk everything for a singular flash of glory? Direct from an acclaimed run at Boston?s American Repertory Theater, Pippin is directed by Diane Paulus, director of the 2009 and 2012 Tony Award winners for Best Musical Revival (Hair and The Gershwins? Porgy and Bess). This captivating production features sizzling choreography in the style of Bob Fosse and breathtaking acrobatics by Les 7 Doigts de la Main, the creative force behind the nationwide sensation Traces.

'Penguins' - American Museum of Natural History
Through January 09, 2014 - Upper West Side

"Penguins," a new giant-screen adventure following a very special King Penguin as he returns to his birthplace in the sub-Antarctic, opens at the American Museum of Natural History, on Monday, July 8. The film will screen at the museum through Jan. 9, 2014. Produced by award-winning Atlantic Productions and distributed by nWave Pictures Distribution, the film is narrated by world-renowned naturalist Sir David Attenborough. Penguin City, on the remote island of South Georgia in the southern Atlantic Ocean, is home to hundreds of albatrosses, fur seals, and brawling elephant seals, as well as 6 million penguins. The young male King Penguin at the center of Penguins must earn his place among the island inhabitants while finding a mate and raising a family. The film follows him through the most challenging time in a King Penguin?s life, when he is driven to nurture and defend his offspring against harsh weather and fierce predators. The cosmic drama plays out in one of Earth?s last great wildernesses, amid steep mountain ranges and windblown plains half buried beneath snow and ice. Penguins will be shown daily in the Museum?s Samuel J. and Ethel LeFrak Theater, 10:30 am to 4:30 pm (hourly). To purchase tickets in advance, the public should call 212-769-5200 or visit amnh.org. A service charge may apply. (For ticket pricing, please see page 3.) nWave Pictures Distribution and Serengeti Entertainment present Penguins, a film produced by Atlantic Productions in association with British media powerhouse SKY 3D (BSkyB) and US-based Galileo Digital Entertainment.

'Tornado Alley' - Maritime Aquarium
Through January 16, 2014 - Norwalk

This film invites the audience to follow along with a daring team of "storm chasers" as they work to understand the origins and evolution of tornadoes. Sean Casey, star of the Discovery Channel's "Storm Chasers" reality series, leads this mission to document one of Earth's most awe-inspiring events - the birth of a tornado.

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