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Fun and educational kids and family activities are abound this weekend in the Bronx! Interested in theater and museums? Want to go to book reading or concert? Find these events and more in our list of this weekend's best family and kids activities. Or, browse the NY Metro Parents' calendar for upcoming weekend family and children events. Want to see what's going on next weekend or when you have those few days off? Check out the NY Metro Parents'

Shabbat for Tots - Union Temple
Through December 28, 2012 - Brooklyn

Singing, dancing, and a little Hebrew for toddlers, preschoolers, and their adult guests. Led by Yoshie - kids' favorite!

ERICK MORILLO with SUNNERY JAMES & RYAN MARCIANO | Thanksgiving Eve @ Pacha NYC - Pacha NYC
November 21, 2012 - New York

Thanksgiving Eve Wednesday November 21 Pacha NYC presents... ERICK MORILLO SUNNERY JAMES + RYAN MARCIANO GET TICKETS http://pacha-nyc.clubtickets.com/us/2012-11/21/thanksgiving-eve-pacha-nyc-erick-morillo-w-sunnery-james-ryan-marciano Doors 10pm Table Reservations 212.209.7500 Pacha NYC 618 W.46th St. http://www.pachanyc.com/

GUY GERBER - Highline Ballroom
November 21, 2012 - Manhattan

Guy Gerber has always been comfortable as an outlier. From being the rock kid at the rave, to the Israeli DJ on the European club circuit, to the electronic producer with a fetish for live instruments, he tends to skirt the edge of whatever scene he's in.

Croton-on-Hudson Farmers' Market - Croton-on-Hudson
Through November 21, 2012 - Croton-on-Hudson

Fresh, local baked goods, cheese, cut flowers, dairy products, fish, fruit, herbs, meat, organic produce, plants, specialty foods, vegetables, wines, and more.

White Plains Outdoor Farmers' Market - White Plains
Through November 21, 2012 - White Plains

An authentic, French open-air market offering everything from meats to produce to artisan cheeses and olive oil.

GreenMarket Farmers' Market - The New York Botanical Garden
Through November 21, 2012 - Bronx

The New York Botanical Garden's Greenmarket provides affordable, locally grown produce along with fresh, nutritious baked goods, and other specialty items. Talk to the farmers to learn more about the nutritional and health benefits of gardening and eating locally. Learn how to use produce from the market to make easy, nutritional meals at weekly cooking demonstrations and find out about composting, recycling, growing vegetables, and more at special demonstrations throughout the season. Hear "what's fresh" at the market each week by calling 718-362-9561 and pressing 406# to find out what you can incorporate into your meals. Open every Wednesday, through November 21, at the base of Library Allee inside the Garden's Mosholu Gate entrance. Free admission and parking to shop at the Greenmarket.

LEGO Club - Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library
November 21, 2012 - Garnerville

Creative kids can bring their own Legos or use the library's. For ages 4-12.

Family Storytime - Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library
November 21, 2012 - Garnerville

Children ages 3-6 and their caregivers are invited for stories, songs, fingerplays, and more. Pre-registration is required.

Stories, Songs, and Crafts - Rose Memorial Library
November 21, 2012 - Stony Point

Young readers, ages 3 and up, are invited for picture book stories, songs, and crafts. Pre-registration is required.

THE MAIN SQUEEZE w/CURBSIDE HUSTLE - B.B. King Blues Club & Grill
November 21, 2012 - New York

The Main Squeeze is a raging funk experience born within the thriving live music scene of Bloomington, Indiana. Since coming together in late 2009, The Squeeze has managed to establish a unique sound and identity in a short period of time. The band's first studio offering, titled First Drops, is a seven-song EP released in early 2011 that showcases the broad range of styles and influences that each member brings to the table, from rock to jazz, funk to R&B, and hip-hop to electro.

Infant Care - Nyack Hospital
November 21, 2012 - Nyack

This class is designed for first-time parents. Topics include the basics of holding, diapering, bathing, swaddling, sleeping patterns and feeding cues, choosing a pediatrician, infant safety, and pet issues. Pre-registration is required; application available online.

Creative Writing for Kids - Brooklyn Public Library, McKinley Park branch
November 21, 2012 - Dyker Heights

Kids and tweens practice the craft of word smithing with help from library staff.

Babies and Books - Brooklyn Public Library, Mill Basin branch
November 21, 2012 - Mill Basin

Babies explore books and hear a story.

Sacred Jewel Sorority for Tween and Teen Girls - Brooklyn Public Library, central branch
November 21, 2012 - Prospect Heights

Girls learn to empower and strengthen their resolve for self through peer exchange, academic tutoring, health advocacy, mental health counseling, life skills coaching, and more.

Storytime - Barnes and Noble- Utopia Center
November 21, 2012 - Fresh Meadows

Parents can foster the love of reading in their little ones each week. Different authors and themes will be featured. Note that the weekly Wednesday Storytimes have replaced the weekly Tuesday Storytimes.

Jr. Gardener's Club @ The Field - The Field Library
November 21, 2012 - Peekskill

Kids age 6 and older will make a beautiful Thanksgiving centerpiece. Sponsored by The Garden Club of Peekskill. Space is limited; sign-up required.

Boppin’ with Bonnie - Congregation Sons of Israel
November 21, 2012 - Upper Nyack

Toddlers can join music teacher and ventriloquist Bonnie Halfond for music, movement, and puppets. Class meets every Wednesday through December 19.

Holiday Jewelry Workshop - Strawtown Jewelry
November 21, 2012 - New City

Use your creativity to make a unique gift for someone special - or yourself. Participants will learn about different jewelry tools and techniques then make a make a bracelet, anklet, or necklace. Fee includes materials and a special holiday coupon for in-store purchases. Pre-registration is required.

Online Test Prep - Long Island City Library
November 21, 2012 - Long Island City

This workshop provides online test strategies and a customized practice ground for those preparing to do online tests who want to accelerate preparation, and provides students with access to interactive online practice tests based on official exams such as ACT, SAT, and GED.

NY Islanders vs. Boston Bruins - Nassau Coliseum
November 21, 2012 - Uniondale

Come out and root for your favorite hockey team.

BOB DYLAN & MARK KNOPFLER - Barclays Center
November 21, 2012 - Brooklyn

Family Bounce Night - BounceU of College Point
November 21, 2012 - College Point

Enjoy the endless excitement of the giant inflatables and games. A great way to bond with the whole family. Bounce and play for 2 hours or use the last 30 minutes for dinner(separate price). Whether you have two kids or 12, Family Bounce Night is easy, it's affordable, and it's lots of fun. Adults are free with a paying child. Pre-payment required to secure a reservation and is non-refundable.

Macy's Thanksgiving Parade Balloon Inflation -
November 21, 2012 - Upper West Side

It takes a lot of helium to keep the famous Macy's Thanksgiving Parade balloons afloat. Enjoy this opportunity to see the balloons grow, and get a 1st look at the parade balloons on Thanksgiving eve.

Books for Babies - Wilton Library
November 21, 2012 - Wilton

This program offers songs, play, and gentle stories geared for babies under 12 months old. No registration necessary.

Mother Goose Time - Wilton Library
November 21, 2012 - Wilton

Children ages 1-4 sing songs, listen to stories, move to music, and learn nursery rhymes. Felt boards, puppets, instruments, and props will be used. No registration.

Vacation Drop Off Day (ages 4- 6) - Stamford Museum and Nature Center
November 21, 2012 - Stamford

Drop off your 4-6 year old for a visit with the farm animals, a hike along the trails and age-appropriate arts and crafts. Organic, nut free snack and drink will be served. Limited enrollment for a small group experience. Must be 4 by date of program.

CRITTERS, CRAFTS, AND KIDS - Greenburgh Nature Center
November 21, 2012 - Scarsdale

Enjoy wonderful fall days at the Nature Center with walks, live animals, and stories. Dress for outdoor activities. For children ages 18 mos.-5 years with a parent/caregiver.

Hepatitis C Support Group - New York Methodist Hospital
November 21, 2012 - Brooklyn

People with Hepatitis C meet to support and assist each other.

Music and Merriment - Yonkers Public Library - Crestwood Branch
November 21, 2012 - Yonkers

Interactive stories and songs for children ages 1-1/2 to 4 years. No registration required.

Inspiring Images at Agora Gallery - Agora Gallery
Through November 21, 2012 - New York

In Mélange of Milieu, color, form and content unite to create beautiful and fascinating works of art that reflect what we know and gently indicate the potential still unexplored. Altered States of Reality: An Exhibition of Analog and Digital Photography presents images that both excite and intrigue, as each photograph seems to constitute a window into a world only just beyond our grasp. In addition, Sacred Places: George Oommen / a solo exhibition displays the enthralling inspiration of the artist's native Kerala and brings a spark of warmth and vision to our lives. The exhibitions begin on November 1, 2012 and continue until November 21, 2012 at Agora Gallery. The opening reception will take place on the evening of Thursday November 8, 2012. Entrance is free and art enthusiasts are warmly invited. Exhibition Dates: November 1, 2012 – November 21, 2012 Reception: Thursday, November 8, 2012, 6-8 pm Gallery Location: 530 West 25th St, New York City Gallery Hours: Tues – Sat, 11a.m. - 6 p.m. Event URL: http://www.agora-gallery.com/receptionexhibitions/11_8_2012.aspx Featured Artists: Mélange of Milieu Grace Arledge | Valentina Chiappini | Heleen Cornet | Lizzy Forrester | Chanon Lauffer | Anita Le Sech | Antonio Lengua |Nurith Lumer-Klabbers | Cheri Mittermaier | Bonnie Pakman | Sam Talbot-Kelly | Isabelle Viallaneix Altered States of Reality: An Exhibition of Analog and Digital Photography Aldo Basili| Calvin Cheung | Violette Cici | Maurizio Cofini | Veronique Forest | Carlo Guidetti | Brigitte Halewitsch | Michael Hill | Debbie Klein | Carmine La Valle | Sandro Pezzi | Robert Slatkoff | Brett Howard Sproul | Rossella Tomaselli | Darlene Towson | Henrik Welle Sacred Places: George Oommen / a solo exhibition George Oommen About Agora Gallery Agora Gallery is a fine art gallery, established in 1984 and located in the heart of New York City’s Chelsea art galleries district. It is famous for showcasing a spectacular array of talented artists from around the world and around the corner, while providing quality and original art to collectors. Exhibitions are usually group exhibits, presenting the work of a number of artists, but sometimes solo exhibitions focus on the work of one particular artist. The gallery publishes ARTisSpectrum Magazine, a bi-annual magazine that is distributed to museums, galleries, art institutions and art schools around the world. It provides artists, collectors, museums, galleries, art organizations and enthusiasts with access to the work of international talented artists as well as feature articles, reviews and interviews. Agora Gallery is the proud sponsor of ARTmine, one of the most comprehensive resources available worldwide to view and purchase fine art. The gallery also runs Agora Art Blog, a blog designed to provide helpful information and advice for artists while providing a forum for artists to help one another by sharing their experiences and thoughts.

Yellowstone: Imprints of Geological Time (Film) - Garvies Point Museum and Preserve
November 21, 2012 - Glen Cove

This film takes viewers on a spectacular journey through the colorful geologic story of Yellowstone National Park. Filmed over four years, through changing seasons, a tapestry of beautiful images is woven to the accompaniment of natural sounds and music. Produced by an award-winning artist and geologist, the film breathes life into geological history and captures the essence of Yellowstone's vivid natural features - magnificent geysers, hot springs, scenery and wildlife.

Yak Packers Early Childhood Art Making - Rubin Museum of Art Education Center `
November 21, 2012 - Chelsea

The Yak Packers look at, touch, and explore Himalayan art inspired by the museum's collection. Classes include play, storytelling, trips to the galleries, and art-making activities.

RAMMELLZEE In The Gallery Workshop - Children's Museum of the Arts
November 21, 2012 - SoHo

Inspired by the work of exhibiting artist, RAMMELLZEE, kids will work closely with media lab teaching artists to explore collaborative film-making. Workshops will employ various techniques including character design, set building, puppetry, and stop-motion animation.

Canstruction 20th Annual NYC Competition - World Financial Center Complex
Through November 21, 2012 - Lower Manhattan

In response to the devastation from Hurricane Sandy, Brookfield Office Properties is encouraging tenants and visitors of the New York region commercial properties to make a donation of canned food to support City Harvest. To mark its 20th anniversary, Canstruction will partner with Arts Brookfield and City Harvest to launch the "20 Can Challenge," a call to schools, offices, and families to donate 20 cans of food during the exhibition with the goal of delivering a record-breaking bounty to City Harvest this year. Cans can be dropped off at the three Brookfield Office Properties buildings participating in this year's exhibition, the World Financial Center Winter Garden, the Grace Building, and One Liberty Plaza. Food donations are accepted at the following properties through Nov. 21 at 4pm: 245 Park Ave. 300 Madison Ave. 450 W. 33rd St. Grace Building, 1114 Sixth Ave. (enter at 42nd Street) One Liberty Plaza, 165 Broadway World Financial Center Winter Garden, 220 Vesey St.

Thanksgiving Eve 2012 at Empire Rooftop Hotel - Empire Rooftop Hotel
November 21, 2012 - New York

Eric Virgil presents Thanksgiving Eve 2012 at Empire Rooftop Hotel located 44 West 63rd Street between Broadway and Columbus Avenue New York, NY Free Admission with Pass or Eric Virgil's guestlisttil 1am, $10 After Print your pass at http://tgeempirehotel.eventbrite.com Music By DJ Enuff & Frank Styles Music: Club, Hip Hop, Mash-Ups, R&B and Top 40 Venue Type: Rooftop. Lounge. Sceney. Hotel Bar Drinks Specials from 9pm to 12am Doors Open at 9pm For more information, bottle packages, or guestlist information, text Eric Virgil at 917-664-2686, email info@ericvirgil.com or go to www.ericvirgil.com Go to www.ericvirgil.com for more Thanksgiving Eve and New Year's Eve Parties. Scene Empire Rooftop Bar and Lounge is located on the 12th floor of the newly renovated Empire Hotel near Lincoln Center. Empire rooftop offers luminous, exalted views of Broadway and Columbus avenues; the gateway to Manhattan’s Upper West Side. A convertible glass rooftop ensures that the Empire Rooftop can be a beautiful place to go out year round. Ambience With window lined walls designed around the Empire Rooftop, a different aura is expressed at each hour of the day. The Penthouse lounge is the rooftop’s epicenter with plush lounge seating and a full service bar. Just off this area is the east terrace; a vast outdoor space that includes a private bar, elegant cabanas for private gatherings and a rooftop terrace covered with a remarkable, state of the art, retractable glass rooftop. The Empire Rooftop Bar and Lounge is a perfect way to admire the city we all love, from up above. Celebrities From high-profile media coverage to celebrity sightings such as the Kardashians, there is always something happening at the Empire Rooftop Bar and Lounge!

THURSDAY NOVEMBER 21, 2012 - THANKSGIVING EVE AT BOUNCE SPORTING CLUB - Bounce Sporting Club
November 21, 2012 - New York

THURSDAY NOVEMBER 21, 2012 - THANKSGIVING EVE AT BOUNCE SPORTING CLUB You are cordially invited to the biggest night of the year, Thanksgiving Eve at Bounce Sporting Club. Music by special guests JOHNNY LENNON and DJ TANNER. Live performance by PINK CASHMERE. PURCHASE $30 ADVANCE TICKETS HERE http://www.bouncetge.eventbrite.com Doors open at 10pm. At Bounce Sporting Club, 55 West 21st Street, New York, NY 10011. Between 5th and 6th Avenues For ticket information, party information, or table reservations, text ERIC VIRGIL @ 917-664-2686, email info@ericvirgil.com or go to http://www.ericvirgil.com ABOUT BOUNCE SPORTING CLUB Bounce Sporting Club located at 21st street in NYC's Flatiron district is the popular sports bar with an upscale ambiance featuring plush banquettes, bar stools and high-top tables all in a classy, vintage sports atmosphere.

LEVI KREIS - 54 Below
Through November 21, 2012 - New York

This Thanksgiving, 54 Below is grateful to welcome Tony- winner Levi Kreis to the stage for two very special concert events! After taking Broadway by storm as Jerry Lee Lewis in Million Dollar Quartet, Levi returns to the Big Apple presenting tunes from his popular recordings (The Gospel According to Levi, Where I Belong) and live performances.

BROADWAY SWINGS! - 54 Below
Through November 21, 2012 - New York

Broadway Swings features some of Broadway's most delectable tunes, arranged in a way that will leave your toes tapping long after the house lights come up. Expect melodies from Broadway hits such as Porgy & Bess, The Wiz, Pippin, Hello, Dolly, South Pacific, The King & I and more! Featured in the cast are some of New York's most celebrated vocalists, including multiple award-winning jazz singers Natalie Douglas, Terese Genecco & Scott Coulter. Accompanied by the acclaimed jazz band, The Barry Levitt Trio, Broadway Swings is directed and hosted by 54 Below's own Director of Programming, Phil Geoffrey Bond.

Thanksgiving Eve 2012 - RdV
November 21, 2012 - New York

Eric Virgil presents Thanksgiving Eve 2012 at RdV 409 W 13th Street, New York, NY 10014 Music by Special Guest Dj spinning Top 40, Open Format, Hip Hop, House,etc. General Admission Tickets are $25. To purchase tickets go to http://thedreamvine.com/ericvirgil/thanksgiving-eve-at-rdv For information on bottle packages, ticket information, or general information, text Eric Virgil at 917-664-2686, email info@ericvirgil.com or go to www.ericvirgil.com Bagatelle’s entry into the exclusive basement lounge genre is the type of place where Brazilian models and mixologists with complicated facial hair feel right at home. If you pass muster, you’ll be ushered hush-hush down a deliberately nondescript flight of stairs and into a large room that -- with its Thai-silk couches, vintage Victorian chairs, and shock-value surrealist artwork -- looks a bit a grand foyer on acid. Some standout details amid the clutter: giant candle-holders that look heisted from the Vatican; electric-green palms; an ironically Old-Master-styled painting of a pug; and one particularly questionable painting of a woman in the throes of ecstasy. This Event is 21+ With proper ID

Gobble Gobble Play Date - Grandma's Kitchen
November 21, 2012 - Northvale

Learn how to make an edible Thanksgiving centerpiece, bake holiday cookies, and decorate a mini turkey cake all on a 12” display board for your family to enjoy. For ages 4 and up.

Thanksgiving Eve 2012 @ Gansevoort Park - Gansevoort Park Avenue
November 21, 2012 - New York

Eric Virgil presents Thanksgiving Eve 2012 at Gansevoort Park Avenue 420 Park Avenue South, New York, NY 10016 Music by Special Guest spinning Top 40, Open Format, Hip Hop, House,etc. To purchase advance tickets, go to http://thedreamvine.com/ericvirgil/thanksgiving-eve-at-gansevoort-park General Admission Tickets are $20. VIP Admission Tickets are $50 For general admission, ticket information or bottle packages, text Eric Virgil at 917-664-2686, email info@ericvirgil.com or go to www.ericvirgil.com For more Thanksgiving Eve parties, go to www.ericvirgil.com Rise to the top this Thanksgiving Eve and celebrate one of the biggest night of the year at Manhattan’s reigning A-list nightlife destination that will surely be the talk and the toast of the town. Bright lights, big city, fabulous penthouse locale and you’ll be able to revel in it all perched 20 stories high above NoMad’s Park Avenue. Gansevoort Park Rooftop Bar & Lounge is a smart, sexy and sophisticated nightlife oasis housed on the tri-level penthouse floors of the stylishly hip and uber-chic Gansevoort Park Avenue Hotel. The Gansevoort's long list of celebrity guests is a who's who of NYC. Those who have graced Gansevoort Park with their presence includes: Kim Kardashian, Kourtney Kardashian, Rihanna, Zooey Deschanel, Scott Disick, Kelly Rowland, Chris Brown, Dylan McDermott, Tyson Beckford, Kelly Rutherford, Cuba Gooding Jr. All is sleek and fabulous in the world of the Gansevoort so get ready to mix, mingle, frisk, frolic, shake and shuffle your Thanksgiving Eve night away in exclusive velvet-rope style. From the moment the elevator doors open, you’ll know you've arrived. Boasting 6 lounges each with its own distinct décor and party vibe and bar to satisfy every nightlife palate, the choice is yours on where you want to take your night. And now for the grand tour of the most sought after penthouse in town... The Park Lounge and Main Bar are both vast open areas with breathtaking floor to ceiling windows, each with its own bar and plenty of room to come together with friends and loved ones The Blue Room is a jewel of its own, boasting a dedicated bar, beautiful outdoor terrace and fireplace, custom teak furniture and impressive city views. Take your ultimate party experience to the next level and become a VIP! Gain access to the privileged Red Room. The Pool Bars sleek atmosphere provides guests with a sophisticated cabana-esque feel. Step outside the glass doors of the Pool Bar and into the stunning sanctuary of the Rooftop deck. A true gem of the City, the Rooftop features an indoor/outdoor swimming pool and showcases spectacular unobstructed views of the Empire State Building. The Red Room is Gansevoort Park's premier VIP party room which will surely be the place to catch the scene and most importantly, be seen. Complete with its own bar, DJ booth, state of the art sound and lighting system as well as red hot smoldering decor. Red Room ticket holders receive access to every lounge in GPH. This Event is 21+ With Proper ID

Thanksgiving Workshop - Grandma's Kitchen
November 21, 2012 - Northvale

Young chefs, ages 3 and up, are invited to make home-made apple pie in time for Thanksgiving. Fee includes supplies, snacks, and drinks. Pre-registration is required.

Thanksgiving Centerpiece Workshop - Grandma's Kitchen
November 21, 2012 - Northvale

Holiday chefs, ages 4 and up, are invited to make edible Thanksgiving centerpieces. Fee includes supplies, snacks, and drinks. Grandma's Kitchen is a peanut/tree nut, allergy-free facility, No soy, seeds or seed oil are used. Pre-registration is required.

Dj Shortkutz & Big Ben Thanksgiving Eve Party at Ajna - Ajna Bar
November 21, 2012 - New York

Join us Wednesday Nov, 21st at Ajna Bar for one of the biggest Thanksgiving Eve parties in the Meatpacking!! Over 1000+people expected. Music by DJ Shortkutz, Big ben and Quiz Thanksgiving Eve 2012 At Ajna Bar Located 25 Little West 12th Street New York, NY 10014 between 9th Avenue and Washington Street Music by Shortkutz, Big Ben, Dj Quiz Live on Four Turntables along with Dj Teso spinning Open Format, Hip Hop, RnB, House, etc. Live Performance by The Violin Diva Sarina Suo Everyone free til 12am, reduced after on Eric Virgil’s guestlist Or Purchase VIP Ticket for $30 (Skip Line and Immediate Access all Night) To purchase tickets, go to http://tgeajna.eventbrite.com Doors open at 10pm For general information, ticket and table reservations, text ERIC VIRGIL at 917-664-2686, or email info@ericvirgil.com or go to www.ericvirgil.com Venue Description: Ajna Bar -Walk through Ajnas rounded slate entry into a spectacular scene of beautiful people, remarkable decor, and pulsing music that makes you move. Noted for its extraordinary Asian interior, and state of the art sound, Ajna boasts NYC hottest DJs and has become a Mecca to celebrities, models, and NYCs hottest clubbers. 21+ with proper ID Dress Code: Dress to impress. Collared shirts mandatory for guys. Ladies must wear heels

86th Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade - Manhattan
November 22, 2012 - Manhattan

An annual holiday tradition featuring the signature giant helium character balloons, fantasy-filled floats, marching bands, performance groups and a variety of clowns.

A$AP TWELVYY - Highllne Ballroom
November 22, 2012 - New York

Rapper Twelvyy now finds himself at the threshold of stardom as he is currently working on a wide array of projects. Most recently Twelvyy has been featured on Smoke DZA's "Game 7," and is poised to keep lighting it up through the 4th quarter of 2012 with the release of the ASAP Mob's collaborative album.

Weekly Market - Nyack Farmers Market
Through November 22, 2012 - Nyack

Stroll this weekly market to find local produce, cheese, wine, and plants. Then enjoy lunch in one of the town's many charming eateries. Rain or shine.

A SPECIAL THANKSGIVING SHOW W/STRAWBERRY FIELDS - B.B. King Blues Club & Grill
November 22, 2012 - New York

Strawberry Fields is a look-a-like, sound-a-like Beatles tribute, dedicated to bringing you as close to a real Beatles concert as you can get. The tribute takes you on a Magical Mystery Tour beginning in 1964, complete with mop top hair, black suits with thin ties, and the first four albums of music. The next stop, 1967, features the psychedelic era of the "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" album with all the costumes and jackets on the album cover. The last stop includes the White Album, Abbey Road, and of course Let It Be.

Mother Goose - Windsor Park Library
November 22, 2012 - Bayside

Children ages 8 to 23 months, can enjoy stories, songs, and fingerplays. Preregistration is required.

Movies for Kids (and Their Families) - 'The Three Musketeers' - Jacob Burns Film Center
November 22, 2012 - Pleasantville

Thrilling swordplay! Derring-do! Sets that make you want to climb up into the screen! The Three Musketeers offers all this and more in gorgeous Technicolor. Starring Gene Kelly as a charming, swashbuckling D'Artagnan, alongside a wonderful cast from cinema's golden age: Lana Turner, June Allyson, Vincent Price, and Angela Lansbury. 1948. 125 min. Not Rated.

86th Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade -
November 22, 2012 - Upper West Side

As much a part of Turkey Day as family feasts, post-consumption naps, and watching football, the 86th Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade returns this year to the delight of families across the nation. The floats, performers, and larger-than-life balloons promise endless entertainment. The parade line-up includes performances by Spirit of America Dance and Camp Broadway Kids, among others, and even younger kids will recognize their favorite characters in balloon form, like the Kool-Aid man, Buzz Lightyear, and SpongeBob. Not brave enough to bundle up the little ones and battle the crowds gathered across Manhattan? Not a problem. You can watch the whole thing on TV while still in your PJs (check your local listings).

Arts and Crafts for the Family - Astoria Library
November 22, 2012 - Long Island City

The whole family can come together for a fun time creating displays for the holidays.

Open Mic - East Elmhurst Library
November 22, 2012 - East Elmhurst

A fun evening after all the turkey and pumpkin pie. Poets, writers, musicians, comedians, orators , and everyone else can share their talents. Come prepared with five minutes of material. All levels are welcome.

Rap Sessions - Laurelton Library
November 22, 2012 - Laurel

In this "rap" session, led by Dr. Hall, participants can discover how to deal with the many issues that confront young people today so that they can enjoy their teen years now. Teens are encouraged to share their thoughts and feelings.

Craft Time - Howard Beach Library
November 22, 2012 - Howard Beach

Children ages 4-12 along with their favorite adult can enjoy the holiday and create something wonderful.

A SPECIAL THANKSGIVING SHOW W/STRAWBERRY FIELDS - B.B. King Blues Club & Grill
November 22, 2012 - Times Square

Strawberry Fields is a look-a-like, sound-a-like Beatles tribute, dedicated to bringing you as close to a real Beatles concert as you can get. The tribute takes you on a Magical Mystery Tour beginning in 1964, complete with mop top hair, black suits with thin ties, and the first four albums of music. The next stop, 1967, features the psychedelic era of the "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" album with all the costumes and jackets on the album cover. The last stop includes the White Album, Abbey Road, and of course Let It Be.

THANKSGIVING DAY CRUISE - Hornblower NY
November 22, 2012 - New York

This special three hour holiday cruise includes a buffet dinner, Washington Redskins and Dallas Cowboys football game, a boarding glass of sparkling wine; wine and cocktails available for purchase and DJ entertainment.

Cross-Stitch Circle - DiMenna Children's History Museum at New-York Historical Society
November 22, 2012 - Upper West Side

Drop in to try your skills at one of the oldest forms of embroidery in the world.

Thanksgiving Cruises in New York - Chelsea Piers
November 22, 2012 - New York Harbor

Celebrate the holiday with friends, family, and out of town guests aboard a Thanksgiving cruise complete with a Thanksgiving Day buffet.

Yak Packers Early Childhood Art Making - Rubin Museum of Art Education Center `
November 22, 2012 - Chelsea

The Yak Packers look at, touch, and explore Himalayan art inspired by the museum's collection. Classes include play, storytelling, trips to the galleries, and art-making activities.

Vermilion Presents: An Indian-Latin “Herb & Spice” Thanksgiving Feast - Spice Up the Holidays with a Global Journey through Food - Vermilion
November 22, 2012 - New York

WHAT: On Thursday, November 22nd, Vermilion continues its tradition of an Indian-Latin "Herb & Spice" Thanksgiving Feast for the adventurous diner bored of ho-hum turkey and standard stuffing, and yearning for a global journey through food. This year the five-course feast (vegetarian option available) offered for both lunch and dinner, will be sufficient reason to give thanks. Lauded by Bon Appetit as one of the most innovative Thanksgiving menus around the country, it is a gastronomical experience that everyone should have the chance to enjoy. WHEN: Thursday, November 22nd Lunch: 12pm-2:30pm Dinner: 5pm-10pm WHERE: Vermilion 480 Lexington Avenue (at 46th Street) New York City DETAILS: The Indian-Latin “Herb & Spice” Thanksgiving Dinner is $55 for a five-course dinner (vegetarian option available). Reservations recommended, please visit www.thevermilionrestaurant.com or call 212.871.6600. Menu includes: cool cranberry spinach salad, Naan bites, paneer Indian cheese, apple cider dressing; warm Columbian yucca cake, tamarind chutney; rich pumpkin acorn squash curry leaf soup; fenugreek black cardamom smoked turkey breast, cumin glazed yam lentil stuffing, chorizo beans feijoada, cranberry panchpuran chutney; and pumpkin cardamom tres leches, candied pecan, shot of cool horchata.

Thanksgiving Day Special Menu at Gallagher's Steak House - Gallagher's Steak House
November 22, 2012 - New York

Native New Yorkers and visitors alike can enjoy their Thanksgiving dinner with all the trimmings at a location convenient to the parade route. Theater District mainstay Gallagher’s Steak House will offer a $60 (plus tax and gratuity) prix fixe three-course menu, including appetizer, main course featuring roasted turkey and stuffing with giblet gravy, accompanied by sautéed brussels sprouts, mashed potatoes, candied yams, and orange spiced cranberry sauce and dessert.

Thanksgiving Buffet Dinner - 230 Fifth
November 22, 2012 - manhattan

Thanksgiving Celebrate Thanksgiving at 230 FIFTH Join us for your holiday Dinner 1:00pm-9:00pm Call us for your thanksgiving buffet dinner reservation 212-725-4300

Thursday Rooftop Happy Hour at The Empire Hotel Rooftop - Empire Rooftop Hotel
November 22, 2012 - New York

Thursday Rooftop Happy Hour at The Empire Hotel Rooftop located 44 West 63rd Street between Broadway and Columbus Avenue Every Thursday Doors Open at 6pm til 3am Music: Live Dj playing Top40, House, Classics, Hip-hop & Mash ups Admission: Everyone free on Eric Virgil's guestlist. To rsvp go tohttp://www.ericvirgil.com/guestList.php or text ERIC VIRGIL at 917-664-2686 Specials: $8 Well Drinks & $5 Domestic Import Beers from 5 to 8pm Age: 21 and Over Dresscode: Professional - Business Attire Suggested - Dress to impress. Guys must wear shoes and collared shirts. Ladies No Flats For Afterwork Thursday Birthday Packages or Group Rates, please text ERIC VIRGIL at 917-664-2686, or email info@ericvirgil.com or go to www.ericvirgil.com. For more nightlife or afterwork events, go to www.ericvirgil.com Description: Reminiscent of a luxe penthouse, Empire is a chic rooftop oasis 12 stories above Manhattans classy Upper Westside. This skytop jewel exudes class and sophistication. So, if you are looking for an upscale atmosphere...look no further! Empire Rooftop has it all for you. In the Penthouse Lounge, party goers will find comfy seating, a bar, and window-lined walls. Just off this area is the East Terrace, which offers a private bar, seating and cabanas. There is also the Rooftop Terrace, covered with a stunning glass convertible roof. What better way to spend a night than sipping on cocktails, listening to good music, and surrounded by great company!

Thanksgiving Day Dinner Cruise - Hornblower Hybrid Yacht
November 22, 2012 - New York

Let Hornblower New York help your family celebrate Thanksgiving 2012. On your Thanksgiving dinner cruise you will enjoy a delightful and plentiful buffet, gracious service and stunning views, plus boarding glass of sparkling wine. It will be a dinner to give thanks for! WHAT YOU GET 3-hour cruise Buffet dinner Washington Redskins and Dallas Cowboys football game Boarding Glass of sparkling wine Wine and Cocktails available for purchase DJ entertainment Boarding: 3pm Sailing: 4pm-7pm For more information and to book today please visit: http://www.hornblower.com/hce/port/overview/ny+ThanksgivingDinnerCruise

EOTO - Highline Ballroom
November 23, 2012 - Manhattan

As electronic influences continue to penetrate the live rock, jazz, and jam ethos, one band consistently rises to the top, bringing together fans from across the musical spectrum. EOTO crisscrosses the country blowing out basement dives, packed theaters, and stages under the stars. Throbbing bass and thudding beats are the signatures of this project from drummers Michael Travis and Jason Hann.

Fall Crafts at Lyndhurst - Lyndhurst Estate
Through November 23, 2012 - Tarrytown

FALL CRAFTS AT LYNDHURST, the Hudson Valley's most popular craft show, returns to Tarrytown for its 28th year. Discover the unique designs and creative artistry of 275 leading artists and craftspeople, from across the country, as they exhibit, sell and talk about their contemporary handcrafted works of art. Collectors, art enthusiasts and discerning shoppers will enjoy the rare opportunity to meet these visionary artists and purchase their latest work. The show includes one-of-a-kind and limited edition jewelry, fashion and accessories, furniture, and home décor pieces, as well as functional and sculptural work in ceramics, glass, metal, painting, photography, wood and mixed media. Despite its name, the fair offers more than just crafts. Visitors can also explore our new expanded food section, purchase specialty foods and participate in children’s activities throughout the weekend. Lyndhurst is located in Westchester County, New York, on the eastern shore of the Hudson River, approximately 1/2 mile south of the Tappan Zee Bridge toll plaza of the NY State Thruway, on Rte 9 in Tarrytown. Free on-site parking is available, and there is convenient off-site parking with complimentary shuttle buses to bring visitors directly to the ticket booth.

East Coast National Baseball Card Show - Westchester County Center
November 23, 2012 - White Plains

Sports memorabilia, collectibles, and autograph signings. Free pack of cards to every child under 12 years old.

The Music Man' - The Musical - Yorktown Stage
November 23, 2012 - Yorktown Heights

In River City, Iowa, "Professor" Harold Hill promises a musical miracle for all the kids by starting a town band. His real plan is to leave town once the kids have paid for their instruments and uniforms, but when he falls in love with the town's librarian, Marian Paroo, he sets his sights on winning her favor. Will he be able to keep his con going with Marian by his side?

90's Tribute STIFLER's MOM & live Band '80s Karaoke in Lucille's - B.B. King Blues Club & Grill
November 23, 2012 - New York

Take the tour through rock and pop culture's final decade of the 20th century with Stifler's Mom. Armed with attitude, style, and killer performance, this band is musical adrenaline that spellbinds you from the very first downbeat. From No Doubt and Pearl Jam through Spice Girls and B.I.G., Stifler's Mom delivers 10 years of greatest hits wrapped up into one solid evening. Each show comes complete with stage props, costume changes, movie clips, and '90s sound bytes. Add on the "Band Camp" horn section, and you've got a crew that puts an original spin on all the slammin' rock and pop tunes from the '90s.

Stories & Craft - Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library
November 23, 2012 - Garnerville

Young readers are invited for stories, crafts, and more. Pre-registration is required.

School's Out/Art's In - Katonah Museum of Art
November 23, 2012 - Katonah

A recurring art program for children ages 3-12 held on school vacation days in the Museum's Learning Center. Each day a teaching artist leads different art projects inspired by the current exhibition, "Ice Age" to the Digital Age: The 3D Animation Art of Blue Sky Studios. Children will enjoy creating flip books, found object creatures, cut paper animation, digital stop motion, and cartoon drawing. Children and their adult caregivers can drop in any time between 10am-3pm.

TWILIGHT TOURS - Boscobel
November 23, 2012 - Garrison

Elegantly decorated for receiving visitors, Boscobel House will be awash in the soft glow of candlelight for tours guided by docents in period costumes. Learn about 19th Century entertaining customs in an enchanting atmosphere. Cider and cookies served. Three tours per evening. Space limited-advance ticket purchase strongly recommended.

Holiday Workshop - Jill's Ceramics
November 23, 2012 - West Nyack

Artists of all ages can paint a plate, mug, or seasonal item for a family heirloom or holiday gift. Pick from a wide variety of items, including a candy plate, tree dish, dreidel dish, or other designs. Items can be painted and taken home or left for glazing. Fee includes instruction. Pre-registration is requested. Call for extended hours.

Drop-N-Shop - Pump It Up
November 23, 2012 - Plainview

Kids will enjoy plenty of jump time, crafts, and a snack at this drop-off camp. Children must be potty-trained and parents must fill out registration forms and present ID on drop-off and pick-up. Designed for children ages 4 and up. Pre-register more than 7 days in advance and receive $3 off per child.

Teen Tech Time - Brooklyn Public Library, Stone Avenue branch
November 23, 2012 - Brownsville

Teens can play computer games, learn about cool websites, and get tech and homework help on new laptops.

Zumba Fest - Brooklyn Public Library, Flatbush branch
November 23, 2012 - Flatbush

Zumba dancing for fun or to lose weight.

Arts and Crafts - Brooklyn Public Library, Pacific branch
November 23, 2012 - Park Slope

Thanksgiving is tomorrow! Make an arts and crafts creation to celebrate.

Black Violin - The New Victory Theater
November 23, 2012 - Times Square

They played to sold-out New Vic houses in 2009, and now virtuoso violinists Kev and Wil B are back to once again raise the roof sky-high with their funky fusion of classical, jazz, hip-hop, blues, and R&B. With DJ TK on the turntables, Beatdown on the drums, and Joe Cello rounding out the band, Apollo Legends Black Violin compose a concert with booming new beats, classic favorites, and cool pop covers finely tuned to fiddlin' perfection. Black Violin smashes musical stereotypes and will enthrall lovers of Bach and Beyonce. They inspire kids from Texas to Times Square to get fired up about classical music?proving that their hearts are as big and soulful as their sound.

Movies for Kids (and Their Families) - 'The Three Musketeers' - Jacob Burns Film Center
November 23, 2012 - Pleasantville

Thrilling swordplay! Derring-do! Sets that make you want to climb up into the screen! The Three Musketeers offers all this and more in gorgeous Technicolor. Starring Gene Kelly as a charming, swashbuckling D'Artagnan, alongside a wonderful cast from cinema's golden age: Lana Turner, June Allyson, Vincent Price, and Angela Lansbury. 1948. 125 min. Not Rated.

LEGO Club - Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library, Village Branch
November 23, 2012 - Haverstraw

LEGO fans, ages 7-12, can bring their own LEGOS or use the library's. No registration required.

LEGO Club - Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library, Village Branch
November 23, 2012 - Haverstraw

LEGO fans, ages 7-12, can bring their own LEGOs or use the library's. No registration required.

Thanksgiving Weekend at the Wildlife Education Center - Hudson Highlands Nature Museum
November 23, 2012 - Cornwall

Stop by the Wildlife Education Center during open days after Thanksgiving. Visit live animals and enjoy crafts for kids.

Create a Grand Central City - New York Transit Museum
November 23, 2012 - Brooklyn Heights

Inspired by Grand Central Station, kids will create a train station of their own imaginings.

Storytime - Barnes & Noble -- The Palisades Center
November 23, 2012 - West Nyack

Stop by the store's children's department to hear Me and My Place in Space by Joan Sweeney. Following the story, children will create their own galaxy craft to take home.

LIU Post Orchestra - Tilles Center for the Performing Arts
November 23, 2012 - Greenvale

Conductor Maureen Hynes, leads the LIU Post Orchestra in this concert.

Joe Bonamassa-Blues Concert - Tilles Center for the Performing Arts
November 23, 2012 - Greenvale

Bonamassa has been lauded as one of the world's greatest guitarists and he is fast evolving into a full-blown truly charismatic and mesmerizing blues-rock star, as well as a singer-songwriter of stylistic depth and emotional resonance.

Thanksgiving with Lincoln - Fairfield Museum and History Center
November 23, 2012 - Fairfield

On October 3, 1863, Lincoln issued his Thanksgiving Proclamation which invited all Americans to observe a day of thanksgiving and praise. Celebrate Lincoln's legacy, discover 19th century Thanksgiving traditions and enjoy family-friendly activities.

Thanksgiving Lecture/Discussion: Grant's Indian - Fairfield Museum and History Center
November 23, 2012 - Fairfield

Author Peter Johnson presents the fascinating life of Ely Parker from his book of historical fiction, Grant's Indian. Parker lived in Fairfield from 1871–1887, at the location where Annie B. Jennings built her grand estate on the Old Post Road.

Hear a Story, Wear a Story - Hudson River Museum
November 23, 2012 - Yonkers

Christopher Agostino performs stories and illustrates them on the faces of audience volunteers. Wear characters from Aesop's Fables and other global stories such as "The Peacock and the Sun Goddess" or "The Tiger That Went to the House of the Sun."

'Stones in His Pockets' - THIS IS A NEW DATE DUE TO HURRICANE SANDY - Woodward Hall Theatre, Pace University
November 23, 2012 - Briarcliff Manor

The Irish spirit meets the American dream in this Irish comedy written by Marie Jones, which won two Olivier awards and garnered a Tony nominee for Best Comedy. A rural Irish community is turned upside down by the arrival of an American film crew on location to capture the REAL Ireland. Two actors (Richard Hollis and Jay Stratton) play a cavalcade of local characters and Tinseltown types. Directed by Dan Foster.

School's Out! Day After Thanksgiving - Center for Science, Teaching and Learning
November 23, 2012 - Rockville Centre

This full day program is just the answer for your 4-12-year-old when there is no school. A day filled with exploring nature and science with hands-on activities. Bring lunch. After care is available from 4-5 pm. Pre-registration is required.

Family Movie Night - Moxie Spot
November 23, 2012 - Brooklyn Heights

The Moxie Spot combines its comfy food with a program of short movies and a family-friendly feature. Check website for movie titles.

Preschool Bounce - Bounce U–College Point
November 23, 2012 - College Point

Little ones can play like Tiger and bounce, bounce, bounce. Enjoy the inflatables, giggles and fun. Adults or Guardians are free with a paying child. Walk-ins will not be accepted if an event is full. Pre-payment is required to secure a reservation and is non-refundable.

Toddler Storytime - Forest Hills Library
November 23, 2012 - Forest Hills

Toddlers 18 to 35 months and their parents or adult caregivers may enjoy listening to picture books, singing songs, learning fingerplays, and joining in lively movement games, all while developing vocabulary and social skills. Preregistration is required.

Craft Time - Ozone Park Library
November 23, 2012 - Ozone Park

Children of all ages can show their creativity, while they enjoy this arts and craft program.

Day After Thanksgiving Movie - Wilton Library
November 23, 2012 - Wilton

Brave (PG) will be shown. Children under 8 must be accompanied by a caregiver, children under 12 must have a caregiver in the building. No registration.

Trove @ The Movies: 'Chimpanzee' - White Plains Public Library
November 23, 2012 - White Plains

Disneynature's "Chimpanzee" is a remarkable story of individual triumph and family bonds. In this inspiring adventure, journey deep into the African rain forest and meet Oscar, an adorable young chimp with an entertaining approach to life. Rated G, 78 mins.

Game Day - Woodhaven Library
November 23, 2012 - Woodhaven

Kids may enjoy an afterschool treat, playing a variety of board games. Make new friends.

Henry Threadgill+ZOOID - Roulette
November 23, 2012 - Boerum Hill

Avant-jazz saxophonist and composer Threadgill leads a genre-expanding group of very adventurous music that kids and adults with broad musical taste will enjoy.

Kidz Cook: Chocolate Chip Cookies - Staten Island Children's Museum
November 23, 2012 - Staten Island

Make chocolate chip cookies. Then give them all to me!

Pack Chat for Kids (ages 4-8) - Wolf Conservation Center
November 23, 2012 - South Salem

An excellent introduction to wolves for families with young children. Kids learn about the mythology surrounding wolves and the important role of wolves in the natural world. Guests will visit Ambassador wolves Atka, Alawa, and Zephyr, as well as the center's other endangered wolves. Pre-registration required.

Go Dog Go! - CM Performing Arts Center
November 23, 2012 - Oakdale

Adapted from the popular Dr Seuss Book, GO DOG GO! is about dogs of all colors, shapes and sizes that live in a magical world where dogs are kings.

Thanksgiving Sports Camp - Drop Off - Unlimited Sports Action
November 23, 2012 - Port Washington

This multi-sport turf-time drop-off camp for kids ages 3-10, offers "turf-time" during school vacation weeks. For example, Election Day (11/6), Veteran's Day (11/12) and Thanksgiving (11/23). Turf-time is a multi-sport class where the field is divided into sections and children are grouped by age. Athletes can choose from playing baseball, dodge ball, soccer, basketball, obstacle course, or any other sports that they choose to play.

Festival of Trees - The Cradle of Aviation Museum
November 23, 2012 - Garden City

This event has been cancelled.

LITERATURE LIVE PRESENTS THE CRUCIBLE - Bay Street Theatre
November 23, 2012 - Sag Harbor

Bay Street Theatre presents a staged production of the award-winning Arthur Miller play about the Salem witch trials that was written as an allegory of McCarthyism, when the U.S. government blacklisted accused communists. 10% of proceeds support Long Island Hurricane victims.

Aha Real Magic! - Broadhollow's BayWay Arts Center
November 23, 2012 - East Islip

Gary Ferrar, resident magician, works his magic with a comedic flair.

Day After Thanksgiving Day Bounce - BounceU Farmingdale
November 23, 2012 - Farmingdale

Looking for something to do with the kids on their day off from school? BounceU Farmingdale will be adding Special Open Bounce Sessions for the kids to come and play. Preschool Playdate and all ages sessions will be $12.95/child. Cosmic Bounces will be $14.95/child and Turbo Bounces will be $7.95/child.

Army Air Forces Historical Association: Living History Days Celebration - DiMenna Children's History Museum at New-York Historical Society
November 23, 2012 - Upper West Side

Formed in 1993, the Army Air Forces Historical Association (AAFHA) is an historical and educational non-profit organization that honors the American aircrews that participated in the European and Pacific Theaters of Operations during World War II. Based in northern New Jersey, its members participate in air shows, historical retrospects, educational programs, and seminars to provide a living voice and context to the harrowing experiences of World War II veterans.

Natural NYC: Scavenger Hunt - DiMenna Children's History Museum at New-York Historical Society
November 23, 2012 - Upper West Side

New York City has its own natural bounty to be thankful for. Families travel through the museum discovering objects related to the natural world in the city.

A Christmas Carol - Theatre Three
November 23, 2012 - Port Jefferson

Follow the miser Ebenezer Scrooge on a journey that teaches him the true meaning of Christmas—past, present and future.

Disney's The Little Mermaid, Jr - Smithtown Center for the Performing Arts
November 23, 2012 - Smithtown

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. An All-Youth Production.

Storytime - Barnes and Noble -- East Northport
November 23, 2012 - East Northport

Start your child's day off with a a story.

'The Ugly Duckling & The Tortoise and the Hare' - NYU's Skirball Center for the Performing Arts
November 23, 2012 - Greenwich Village

Hans Christian Andersen's "The Ugly Duckling" has helped generations of children understand one of humanity's universal struggles. This modern staging focuses on the underlying hope of the story as the viewer roots for the ugly duckling, who exemplifies resilience and heroism along the way to becoming a beautiful swan. Aesop's fable "The Tortoise and the Hare," now more than 2,500 years old, continues to drive home the time-tested adage, "Slow and steady wins the race." The award-winning Corbian Arts and Dance join Light Wire Theater to bring these two well-known classics to life in a high-tech and dazzling production featuring glow-in-the-dark, 3D puppets, and props. Swirling shapes move, leap, and seemingly float across the stage, accompanied by a soundtrack of classical and contemporary music.

'The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe' - St. Luke's Theatre
November 23, 2012 - Times Square

Off Broadway Family Theatre presents an adaptation of C.S. Lewis' beloved tale from his Chronicles of Narnia series. In this creative adaptation, two actors play eight characters, both human and animal. Travel to Narnia through the old wardrobe with the four Pevensie children, and get swept into their journey to stand with the great lion Aslan against the evil White Witch. She has placed the land of Narnia under enchantment and now it is always winter, but never Christmas. Audiences will be drawn into the theater's "magic circle," where children and animals, fauns and mythical creatures come to life in this enchanting tale.

Watson Adventures’ Murder at the Met Scavenger Hunt - Metropolitan Museum of Art
November 23, 2012 - New

Join Watson Adventures on a murder mystery scavenger hunt! A curator's been murdered at the Metropolitan Museum, but he's left a trail of clues connected with secrets in works of art. As your team gathers answers about the art, you'll learn a sordid tale revolving around a planned purchase of a rare painting by Leonardo da Vinci. You’ll have to crack a secret code in order to solve this murder. Prices include museum admission. Advance purchase is required. Questions? Call 877-9GO-HUNT.

Watson Adventures’ Grand Central Scramble Family Scavenger Hunt - Grand Central Terminal
November 23, 2012 - New York

Join Watson Adventures on a unique scavenger hunt for adults and kids 7 & up! Kids and adults work together to uncover the secrets of this amazing train station. To win, you’ll have to go nuts in the Whispering Gallery, learn a secret about the stars, learn the arrival time of a “ghost” train and think like Willy Wonka in the Transit Museum Gallery. Kids must be accompanied by an adult. Advance purchase is required. Questions? Call 877-9GO-HUNT.

Dickens' Christmas Carol - Philipsburg Manor/Old Dutch Church
November 23, 2012 - Sleepy Hollow

Nestle in to the cozy confines of the Old Dutch Church and let master storyteller Jonathan Kruk, complete with musical accompaniment, regale you with his adaptation of the Charles Dickens classic. Afterwards, enjoy complimentary hot chocolate, cider, and cookies at Philipsburg Manor. Buy advance tickets online at hudsonvalley.org. Select dates through Dec. 22.

Saw Mill River Audubon Field Trip: Hike - Turkey Mountain
November 23, 2012 - Yorktown

Walk off your Thanksgiving feast with a moderate 1.5-hour hike on the trails atop Turkey Mountain in Yorktown. Suitable for ages 6 and up. Meet 9am at the Turkey Mountain parking area off Route 118. No pre-registration needed. Wear sturdy footwear and layers since the walk up can be challenging and the wind on top can be brisk! Trailhead GPS Coordinates: 41.245887,-73.792115.

School's Out Holiday Camp - Center for Science Teaching and Learning
November 23, 2012 - Rockville Centre

This full-day program is the answer for your 5 to 12-year-olds when there is no school. Just bring lunch. After care available from 4-5 pm.

Black Friday Camp - The Little Gym of Levittown
November 23, 2012 - Levittown

Need to run errands or go shopping? Drop off the kids at Black Friday Camp. Children, ages 3 to 10 years, who are bathroom independent will enjoy activities and games in the gym, crafts, and a snack. The cost is $40 for members and $45 for non-members. Space is limited so reserve your spot today.

Holiday Special - Active Kidz
November 23, 2012 - Jericho

Take advantage of an all inclusive package which includes Laser Tag, Inflatables, Cannonball Blast, Adventure Maze, Lazer Frenzy and Eye Play floor. There is an additional cost for rock climbing and arcades. Please call to reserve a session.

Annual Santa Run - Chamber of Commerce of the Bellmores
November 23, 2012 - N. Bellmore

Join the Chamber of Commerce of the Bellmores in celebrating the holidays with a free movie for children. Thanks to the Bellmore Fire Department, Santa will magically arrive in the Bellmores by Fire truck for the festivities. Santa?s route is as follows-Stop #1 ? 9am, CVS Shopping Center (N. Jerusalem Rd) between Bellmore and East Meadow Aves; Stop #2 ? 9:30am Stop & Shop Shopping Center (Newbridge Rd and Jerusalem Av

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