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JULY 26-28 WEEKEND HIGHLIGHTS BY NYMETROPARENTS

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by NYMetroParents Newsletter Archives July 25, 2013

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Native American Pow Wows, Astronauts at SpaceFest, Breakfast with the Princess, and a Game of Vintage Baseball
July 26-28

Monkey: Journey to the West

Full of fantastical costumes, impressive acrobatics and martial arts, Monkey: Journey to the West has its final run at Lincoln Center this weekend. Catch this family-friendly crowd-pleaser with 30 percent off by using code: FAM30.

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Top 20 Activities for Kids

Friday, July 26

• Bring blankets and lawn chairs to watch a free show featuring a ventriloquist dummy at Rotary Park on Long Island

• Get out of this world and meet astronauts at the second annual SpaceFest at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum in Manhattan (also on Saturday and Sunday)

• Make your own puppet and see Little Red's Hood, based on Little Red Riding Hood, in Brooklyn

• Head to Long Island's South Shore for an annual Family Festival (also on Saturday and Sunday)

• Learn all about Native American culture at the 35th annual Thunderbird Pow Wow in Queens (also on Saturday and Sunday) or on Long Island (also on Saturday and Sunday)

• Meet popular Young Adult authors in Westchester

• Investigate why the number of bats in nature is decreasing in Fairfield County, CT

• If it's broken, fix it at this festival of hands-on activities about hammers, sewing, gluing, and more at Long Island Children's Museum

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Saturday, July 27

• Make your own healthy sodas from real fruit for free in Manhattan

• Travel in time for a game of vintage baseball in Brooklyn

• Have a blast with Cido the Clown at this Summer Spectacular in Queens

• Walk among butterflies at this Westchester exhibit

• Back by popular demand, design your own bridge in Manhattan

• Rise and shine for Breakfast with the Princess on Long Island

• Pick your favorite NY Subway Line and design your own map in Brooklyn

• Watch an outdoor flick by the beach in Fairfield County, CT

• Walk the waterfront and browse antique vessels and classic boats in Fairfield County, CT (also on Sunday with parade at 12:45pm)

• Rise and shine for Breakfast with the Princess on Long Island

Sunday, July 28

• Catch a minor league baseball game and have the kids run the bases after the game in Rockland.


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