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Things to Do With Kids in Bronx on January 28

January 28, 2014   |    

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free and low-cost things to do with kids in Bronx Find free and low-cost things to do with kids in Bronx today, January 28, including fun activities and events the whole family can enjoy. See what's going on today in Bronx's museums, galleries, and libraries for some educational fun; in the parks, for outdoor and nature activities; and in the theaters, for children's concerts and performances. Plus, get details and directions on any street fairs or holiday festivals happening January 28. For even more free and low-cost upcoming events in Bronx, check out our complete calendar of events.

New York Guitar Festival Marathon - Merkin Concert Hall
January 28, 2014 - New York

The 2014 New York Guitar Festival kicks off at Kaufman Music Center's Merkin Concert Hall with a FREE, day-long marathon on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day with a focus on classical guitar in the Americas, with music of South America during the first half of the day, and North America for the second half. American guitarist's role in jazz, blues, folk and rock are well known, but major composers have written important works for the classical guitar: Steve Reich, Eliot Carter, George Crumb, Aaron Jay Kernis, Heitor Villa Lobos, Alberto Ginastera, Astor Piazzola and many others.

UG! COMEDY SHOW!! - No Fun Bar
January 28, 2014 - NYC

Todd Montesi and Pat Rigby present awesome comics in front of a cool supportive crowd in the epicenter of hip NYC the East Village. Featuring both established comic veterans you've seen on TV to the up and comers, UG guarantees a swell time all for FREE! We've also got tons of drink specials (Half priced drinks till 9pm)! So what are you waiting for? Come down and UG! it with us!!! This week's guests: Mike "Broccoli" Speirs! Raj "Taj" Mahal! Bonkin' Joseph Conklin! Sa Pa Say It's Stanley Dubois! The Innocent Alex Fossella! Mike "Cool Dad" Weiss! Ayanna "booyahshot" Dookie! Hosted by The Returning Pat Rigby! Featuring The Always There Todd Montesi!! DJ'd By Liz "I'm Back!" Lord!!! UG IT - -

Anne Sofie von Otter / Emanuel Ax - Carnegie Hall
January 28, 2014 - New York

Pianist Emanuel Ax begins a three-concert focus on the music of Brahms in a program with mezzo-soprano Anne Sofie von Otter. Together, they will perform Vier ernste Gesange, Op. 121, and other selected lieder, and Mr. Ax will play selected works for piano. All three concerts in this series - including a recital with Yo-Yo Ma on February 23 and a solo recital by Mr. Ax on May 15 - will feature new works co-commissioned by Carnegie Hall for Mr. Ax and inspired by the music of Brahms. In this concert, Mr. Ax and Ms. von Otter perform the New York premiere of a new work by Nico Muhly.

Can't Something Be Done: An Evening with Edward Hibbert - 54 Below
January 28, 2014 - New York

Broadway's Edward Hibbert returns to 54 Below with his hit cabaret show, after a sold-out run in February! Best known as Gil Chesterton the restaurant critic on TV's Frasier, Broadway and off-Broadway audiences have delighted in his varied performances in The Drowsy Chaperone, Curtains, Jeffrey, and the upcoming It Shoulda Been You. In "Can't Something Be Done", Edward presents an evening of irreverent stories and songs by Cole Porter, Noel Coward, and also contemporary songwriters. Enjoy stories of Edward's travels from England to the Great White Way...and beyond. Featuring Musical Direction by Sam Davis and Direction by Mark Waldrop.

James Naughton: The Songs of Randy Newman - Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
January 28, 2014 - New York

Actor-director-singer James Naughton's "bass baritone voice is a phenomenon, both in its caressing resonance and in the ease with which he slides from traditional crooning to jazz-inflected swing" (The New York Times). It also can deliver any type of song, from Rodgers and Hammerstein melodies to witty and gritty tunes by Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter Randy Newman. Naughton has sung Newman songs before in his cabaret shows, but never a full evening until now. Newman's work as a Hollywood soundtrack composer of the past thirty years was preceded by years as a prolific and highly successful songwriter of such hits as "I Think It's Going to Rain Today," "She's a Real Emotional Girl," "Sail Away," and "I Love L.A."

An Evening with David Crosby - City Winery
January 28, 2014 - New York

Baby Massage - Parents R Talking
January 28, 2014 - Mineola

Join these interactive workshops with a certified infant massage specialist. Infant massage is a great bonding tool. The massage helps little ones sleep better as well as relieve any colic symptoms they may be feeling. Please bring two baby blankets. Contact or call 516-607-1153.

Story Time & Mommy Time - Parents R Talking
January 28, 2014 - Mineola

This interactive program encourages responsible and interactive listening and thinking skills. It is also a time for adults to socialize. In the span of 45 mins, up to 2 stories will be (actively) read with props, to encourage appropriate interaction by the children. After the stories adult and child will have a chance to play and interact. Moms are encouraged to bring along snacks for their children and themselves. Registration required.

Mother Goose Rhymes at Night - Rose Memorial Library
January 28, 2014 - Stony Point

Toddlers are invited to the library for fun and pretend with feltboard stories, Mother Goose rhymes, fingerplays, a simple sticker craft, and bubbles. Registration is required.

Snowman Coasters - Franklin Square Public Library
January 28, 2014 - Franklin Square

Grades 3-6. Put your cold drink on a snowman coaster. This is a fun activity. Registration begins on Thursday, January 2.

Itsy Bitsy Playgroup - Temple Sholom
January 28, 2014 - Greenwich

Moms with babies ages newborn?24 months can join this informal playgroup for music time, stories, and gross motor play. In addition, there are periodic visits by local infant and toddler experts and practitioners. No fee, but RSVP is necessary to Phyllis Lyons,, 203-622-8121. Participants do not need to be affiliated with Temple Sholom to attend this program. For more information, go to

Baby Lapsit - Mineola Public Library
January 28, 2014 - Mineola

Kids will love the bounces, tickles, songs and more during this fun program. Find out how these simple activities enhance early literacy. Ages 4 months through 1 year (with caregiver).

Kiddie Kabaret - Scarsdale Public Library
January 28, 2014 - Scarsdale

Nancie Schnur's program uses puppets and songs, both traditional and original, to bring music and fun to toddlers ages 1-1/2 to 3-1/2 and their caregivers. Nancie knows how to keep toddlers singing and dancing along with the fun! No registration required. Please call the library to confirm time.

Snowflake Craft - Harrison Public Library
January 28, 2014 - Harrison

All children are invited to make a fun, snowflake craft.

Music for Aardvarks and Other Mammals - Congregation Sons of Israel
January 28, 2014 - Upper Nyack

Parents with pre-schoolers are invited to sing, dance, and jam out on a variety of instruments.

Who Was? Book Club - Rose Memorial Library
January 28, 2014 - Stony Point

Young readers are invited to the library for a brief book discussion, trivia games, prizes, a craft, and a snack. This month the group will read "Who Was Elvis Presley" by Geoff Edgars.

Toddler Winter Workshop - Jill's Ceramics
January 28, 2014 - West Nyack

Jill will help young artists design winter-themed crafts. Children can choose from a large array of seasonal items including heart or mitten-shaped dishes, mugs, plates, snowflake boxes, princess plaques, and more. Pieces can be taken home that day or left for glazing. Fee includes instruction. Pre-registration is requested. Workshops will be held each Monday and Tuesday.

Mixing in Math: How Many in a Minute? - White Plains Public Library
January 28, 2014 - White Plains

Third-fifth graders are invited to play, have fun, and keep their math skills sharp while enjoying math activities that can be done in a minute!

Story Time Book Club @ Pottery Barn Kids - Pottery Barn Kids
January 28, 2014 - White Plains

Kids are invited to join the Story Time Club which meets every Tuesday. First-time members receive an official Book Club Passport at their first Story Time, and a special gift after five visits.

Toddler Storytime at B&N Yonkers - Barnes & Noble Yonkers
January 28, 2014 - Yonkers

Bring your toddlers and wee ones to this popular story time and craft event.

Tot Tuesdays at LEGOLAND Discovery Center - LEGOLAND Discovery Center Westchester
January 28, 2014 - Yonkers

The tri-state area's youngest LEGO enthusiasts can enjoy special activities during Tot Tuesdays. Tot Tuesdays will take place every Tuesday, from 10am-2pm, at Ridge Hill in Yonkers. Little LEGO lovers and their parents can experience the attraction and enjoy events tailored for them. Guests will also get to enjoy the attraction's range of interactive experiences, including its 4D cinema, two LEGO amusement rides and MINILAND, the venue's signature re-creation of landmark locations and buildings throughout Westchester County and New York City, made entirely out of LEGO bricks. Free Wi-Fi will be available for parents at the attraction. LEGOLAND Discovery Center Westchester is a $12 million, 32,300-square-foot indoor attraction featuring more than 3 million LEGO bricks, geared towards children ages 3-10 and their families. Its range of educational and interactive attractions will include hands-on play areas, a 4D cinema, master classes led by Master Model Builders, two LEGO amusement rides, special party rooms, and MINILAND. To purchase tickets and annual passes, or for more information, visit

Language Immersion at LICM-French - Long Island Children's Museum
January 28, 2014 - Garden City

Children's language skills develop rapidly, absorbing everything they hear. Why not introduce another language to your child while they are young and receptive to new things? Join us while we explore basic themes in a fun and relaxed atmosphere. Workshops are drop-in and do not require advance sign up. This series will cover a different theme each week-days of the week, colors, animals, etc. A class project and song will be used each week to reinforce learning. For children 3-5 years.

Terrific Tales for Twos and Three - Wilton Library
January 28, 2014 - Wilton

Children and their caregivers will sing songs, listen to stories, and enjoy playtime together while building literacy and social skills. This weekly program runs for 11 weeks. No registration, no fee.

Look, Listen and Learn - Wilton Library
January 28, 2014 - Wilton

By interacting with stories, singing songs and acting out finger plays and rhymes, children ages 3 and 4 gain pre-reading skills and learn how to participate in a group setting.

Literary Littles - Wilton Library
January 28, 2014 - Wilton

This story time provides children ages 4-5 with experiences that enrich early literacy. Children will hear stories, watch short films, sing songs, and do a craft. No registration, no fee.

Reading Partners Program - PS 86
January 28, 2014 - Jamaica

Be Someone's Hero. Reading Partners empowers volunteers like to become leaders in their communities by helping struggling readers succeed. Meet one-on-one with a reading partner to help him or her develop strong literacy skills and discover a passion for reading. With no prior experience in the classroom, volunteers can change a child's life. Be someone's hero. Over the past decade, volunteers have helped more than 10,000 students become confident readers by using the Reading Partners curriculum. Volunteer tutors make a huge impact in the lives of their reading partners. By sharing their passion and knowledge, tutors become mentors, friends, and heroes to their students. Have fun. Change a life. Tutoring in the Reading Partners program helps a child develop a life skill. By working one-on-one with a struggling reader, voluteers will help a student strengthen their literacy skills, build confidence, and discover that reading can be fun.

Learn To Crochet - Rochdale Village
January 28, 2014 - Jamaica

Children and teens are encouraged to bring their own size K hook and favorite color yarn to classes so they can practice at home. Hooks and yarn will be available for in-class use for participants who don't have their own supplies

Tots 'n' Toys - McGoldrick Library
January 28, 2014 - Flushing

This playgroup is for preschoolers ages 2-5 and their caregivers. A morning of fun with stories, songs, games,and crafts.

LEARN TO DRAW with ART TEACHER AMY: Ages 6-9 - St. Luke's Lutheran Church
January 28, 2014 - Bayshore

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

Toddler Time - Brooklyn Public Library, central branch
January 28, 2014 - Prospect Heights

Toddlers, 18-36 months, enjoy stories, songs, and playtime.

After School Homework Help - Brooklyn Public Library, Clarendon branch
January 28, 2014 - Midwood

Kids get homework help from library staff.

Read and Play - Brooklyn Public Library, Bedford branch
January 28, 2014 - Crown Heights

Storytime activities for preschoolers and their grown ups.

Madeleine Peyroux - Music Hall of Williamsburg
January 28, 2014 - Brooklyn

'Life Is Strange' - Quad Cinema
January 28, 2014 - Greenwich Village

A living document of a lost world, Isaac Hertz's film Life Is Strange will receive its New York City premiere in a limited engagement, Jan. 24-30, at the Quad Cinema, 34 W. 13th St. The deep cultural content and vivid human elements of pre-Holocaust Europe are exquisitely portrayed in this film that documents, through childhood memories of survivors, and the vibrant life of Jewish families before the war. The colorful cast of characters interviewed includes a blend of both the internationally celebrated and the little known (including five New York City residents). Among the notables are Shimon Peres, President of the State of Israel and winner of the Nobel Peace Prize; Walter Kohn, Nobel Laureate in Chemistry; Robert Aumann, Nobel Laureate in Economics; and award-winning children's author Uri Orlev, along with Peter Marcuse, professor emeritus of urban planning at Columbia University and son of famed philosopher of the New Left, Herbert Marcuse. Begun as an attempt by two friends to trace a family history, Life Is Strange became an evocative mosaic, weaving 25 intimate conversations with a stunning collection of rare film and still footage. Through the highly crafted collaboration of esteemed writer,producer, and editor Alain Jakubowicz and writer and director Isaac Hertz, the film offers insights into the ways personal lives intersect with historical transformations.

Core Health for Motherhood - Prenatal Yoga Center
January 28, 2014 - Upper West Side

In this workshop led by expert jyothi Larson, postnatal moms will learn about core health. You'll be checked for diastasis recti, a separation of abdominal muscles that often occurs during pregnancy ant then learn techniques to improve posture in order to help avoid back pain and pelvic instability. Babies are welcome! However the focus of the workshop will be working on the core.

Little New-Yorkers - DiMenna Children's Histtory Museum at New-York Historical Society
January 28, 2014 - Upper West Side

Each class includes time with historic toys, a special Little New-Yorkers hello song, story readings, and a related craft project.

FOCUS! 2014: Alfred Schnittke's World | Chamber Concert - Peter Jay Sharp Theater
January 28, 2014 - New York

Commemorating the 80th anniversary of the birth of Soviet-Russian composer Alfred Schnittke (1934-1998) and his circle of composers. SILVESTROV Epitaph (L.B.) for viola and piano (1999) - Jocelin Pan, viola; Valeriya Polunina, piano. SCHNITTKE 5 Aphorisms for piano (1990) - Han Chen, piano. GUBAIDULINA In Croce for cello and organ (1979) - Branson Yeast, cello; Gregory Zelek, piano. PAERT For Alina (1976), For Anna Maria (2006), and Variations for the Recuperation of Arinushka (1977) for piano - Yoshiaki Ko, piano. KANCHELI Caris mere for soprano and viola (1994) - Naomi O'Connell, mezzo-soprano; Alexander Knecht, piano. SCHNITTKE Sonata No. 2 for violin and piano, "Quasi una Sonata" (1968) - Siwoo Lee, violin; Jiayan Sun, piano. Pre-Concert Panel Discussion begins at 7 PM. FREE tickets available 1/10

Mars and Mercury with Carter Emmart - American Museum of Natural History
January 28, 2014 - New York City

Join us for an evening seeing two worlds up close, thanks to new data recently synthesized by NASA that can be experienced in the Hayden Planetarium Space Theater like being there in person. The Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter's Context Camera has covered over half the surface of the Red Planet at six-meter resolution. The Mercury MESSENGER mission is sending back images being made into maps that are allowing us to see the closest world to the Sun better than ever before. The terrain height has also been measured on both worlds, so together with these high-resolution image maps, the Hayden can virtually take us there and experience the similarities and differences in stunning detail.

Anne Sofie von Otter Emanuel Ax - Carnegie Hall
January 28, 2014 - New York

Praised for her "trademark purity of voice and meticulous attention to detail," proving herself to be "an artist as eloquent as versatile" (The Observer, London), Anne Sofie von Otter is joined by virtuosic pianist Emanuel Ax for a program of Brahms lieder and the New York premiere of an homage to the composer by Nico Muhly, a New York–based contemporary composer. The contemporary works on this program are part of My Time, My Music.

NY Daily News 87th Annual Golden Gloves Boxing Tournament - B.B. King Blues Club & Grill
January 28, 2014 - New York

Champian Fulton Quartet - Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola, Jazz at Lincoln Center
January 28, 2014 - New York

Vocalist and pianist Champian Fulton brings her classic, swinging jazz to Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola. Fulton's effortless voice, humor, and upbeat and classic song selection (including Cole Porter, Irving Berlin, and George Gershwin) will ensure that everyone in the club is feelin' good and tapping their feet. Her crowd-pleasing, award-nominated voice is supported by equally impressive piano chops (quite a feat when featured simultaneously), along with a killer backing band.

J. Cole - Theater at Madison Square Garden
January 28, 2014 - New York

Grammy-nominated, platinum selling RocNation/Columbia recording artist and producer J. Cole, has announced that due to overwhelming fan demand, he will embark on a second edition of his top-selling North American What Dreams May Come Tour. The second edition of the North American What Dreams May Come Tour will feature additional Canadian dates as well as new US dates.

Madama Butterfly - Metropolitan Opera
January 28, 2014 - New York

Anthony Minghella's breathtakingly beautiful and powerfully dramatic production returns, with Amanda Echalaz making her Met debut as Cio-Cio-San. Rising tenor Bryan Hymel sings Pinkerton. Philippe Auguin, Marco Armiliato, and Fabio Luisi share conducting duties.

Art Smarts - Safari Adventure
January 28, 2014 - Riverhead

This hand-on mommy and me interactive art program is designed for children ages 2-5 years.

Northern Discomfort w/Earthquake Jeffrey Joseph, Andy Hendrickson, Josh Carter, Ray Devito,and more! - The Stand Restaurant and Comedy Club
January 28, 2014 - New York

Last Tuesday hosted by Pat Dixon - The Stand Restaurant and Comedy Club
January 28, 2014 - New York

Patrick Page - 54 Below
January 28, 2014 - New York

Broadway's leading bad guy (The Green Goblin in Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark, Scar in The Lion King, The Grinch in How the Grinch Stole Christmas, Rufus Buckley in A Time to Kill, Henry VIII in A Man for All Seasons) explores theatrical villainy from Captain Hook to Sweeney Todd. An evening full of laughs (diabolical and otherwise), songs, insights, and surprises -in a one night only performance at 54 Below. Direction by Stuart Moulton with Musical Direction by Dan Micciche.

Audition for Long Island Children's Choir - Long Island Children's Choir-Five Towns College, Dix Hills
Through January 29, 2014 - Dix Hills

The Long Island Children's Choir is a not-for-profit choir whose mission is to unite children in song, and to create musical artistry by providing opportunities for children of all backgrounds to engage in all components of music, singing, and choir. Selection for the choir is by audition only. Auditions for the spring semester can be scheduled on the website.

Ballet Hispanico Selects Princess Grace Winner Rosie Herrera for Instituto Coreográfico - Ballet Hispanico
Through January 29, 2014 - New York

Ballet Hispanico, recognized as the nation’s leading Latino dance organization since 1970, presents the latest installment of its choreographic institute, Instituto Coreográfíco, to be held January 21-29, 2014 at the company’s headquarters at 167 W. 89th Street, NYC. This year’s Instituto Coreográfico features the return of Miami-based choreographer and 2013 Princess Grace Award winner Rosie Herrera, who will be paired with filmmaker William Atwater and panelists Risa Steinberg, Francesca Harper, and Richard Chen See. The 2014 installment of the Instituto program was made possible through a grant from the Ford Foundation. The groundbreaking Instituto Coreográfico provides emerging Latino choreographers and dance filmmakers with a professional and supportive environment in which to explore their heritage and develop their craft. Choreographers receive ongoing feedback from a group of notable artistic mentors and advisors, daily archive DVD recordings of the rehearsals, an edited film of the resulting work, an academic advisor, and a showing of their work. Should an artistically appropriate work emerge from this process, it could enter Ballet Hispanico’s permanent repertory. Filmmakers will be paired with a choreographer and will be mentored by filmmaker Gerrit Vooren, founder of reels4artists. Rosie Herrera is an alumna of the 2012 Instituto Coreográfico and her re-appointment marks the first time that a choreographer has been invited to return to the program. Plans are in the works to bring a second choreographer to the program later this year. “The Instituto program was created to support emerging choreographers, and tracking their long-term development is important,” said Eduardo Vilaro, Artistic Director of Ballet Hispanico. “Typically only a single residency or lab is offered before participants resume their routines. We felt that Rosie deserved more time to focus on her work-in-progress, and we are interested in observing how her creative process has evolved over the past year. We are thrilled to have her with us once again.”

Art Gallery - Mineola School District - Mineola Public Library
Through January 30, 2014 - Mineola

Everyone is welcome downstairs in the Walter & Joan Hobbs Art Gallery for an artistic presentation of mixed media created by the students of the Mineola School district. The Supervising Art Teacher is Mrs. Andrea Antonelli.

Drama Workshop grades K-3 - Locust Valley Library
Through January 30, 2014 - Locust Valley

Children in grades K-3 are invited to participate in a drama workshop taught by certified teacher Ms. Celia Cullen. In this four part interactive drama class children will bring well known children's books to life. The last session will include a short performance. Registration required. For more information contact Youth Services @ 516-671-1837.

Dog Bless You: The Photography of Mary Bloom - Cathedral of St. John the Divine
Through January 31, 2014 - New York

The Cathedral of St. John the Divine is pleased to present Dog Bless You: The Photography of Mary Bloom, a new exhibition featuring sensitive and dignified photographs of dogs by Mary Bloom, the Cathedral's former Photographer-in-Residence. Dog Bless You: The Photography of Mary Bloom focuses on Bloom's distinguished portraits of dogs -- of all manner and breeds. The exhibition showcases the versatility of her work as well as her ability to take intimate portraits of dogs in moments of uncanny psychological depth. A slideshow accompanies the exhibition, cycling through decades of Bloom's loving photographs of the living Cathedral and the menagerie of animals that have passed before her lens.

Queens International 2013 - Queens Museum of Art
Through January 31, 2014 - Queens

The sixth edition of the Museum's biennial exhibition of artists from around the world who live or work in Queens.

Wonderment Wednesdays - Brooklyn Children's Museum
Through January 31, 2014 - Crown Heights

Kids explore and uncover amazing wonders from the Museum's collection. Unravel the mysterious secrets of objects from across the ocean and right in our own backyards.

Andrea Arroyo - Memories Interlaced - Malcolm X & Dr. Betty Shabazz Center
Through January 31, 2014 - New York

Arroyo's exhibit marries the elegant historical venue with bright contemporary art. The female-centered works are placed amid the striking plaster garlands, cherubs, and marbleized columns of the restored Audubon Ballroom - the Thomas Lamb classic built in 1912 and the site of the assassination of Malcolm X in 1965. Arroyo uses garments collected from women in the community, such as a Mexican huipil and an Indian prayer shawl, repurposed evocative personal items, to examine notions of memory, belonging, and body image and to honor the resilience of the female spirit. The exhibit includes a painting of the Aztec goddess Coatlicue integrated with a hand-woven Mexican huipil; Ixchel, which depicts the Mayan Jaguar goddess integrated with a Guatemalan hand-woven skirt cloth; and Sarasvati, a work integrating the Hindu deity of the rivers and the arts with a silk wrap.

Free Trial Classes in Italian, Spanish, French, and Mandarin Chinese - Language Workshop for Children
Through January 31, 2014 - Manhasset

Capture your child's prime time to learn a new language. Call The Language Workshop for Children at 212-628-2700 for your FREE trial class. Offering French, Spanish, and Mandarin Chinese, LWFC programs include Languages for Tots� (6M-3Y), Languages for Children (3-8Y), Regular Preschool (2.10-4Y), and Summer Camp (3-9Y). CNN called LWFC Director Francois Thibaut: "One of a very few experts in teaching languages to small children." Parents Magazine named the LWFC, "6 Programs Worth the $." Students absorb their new language in stimulating play groups using the LWFC's unique language building songs, immersion games, and older kids work with sentence building stories (and can bake and do arts and crafts too). LWFC learning materials won six major children's educational media awards.

Saturday Winter Workshops - Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art (HVCCA)
Through January 31, 2014 - Peekskill

Every Saturday during January, join HVCCA's museum educator, Maureen McCourt, for educational workshops. Jan. 4: Play with Plastillina!(a type of non-hardening clay); Jan. 11: Make A Musical Instrument! Create a musical instrument out of found objects inspired by artist Chen Zhen; Jan. 18: Create a Nature Mobile! Jan. 25: Cast Your Hand!

Teacher in the Library @ The Field - The Field Library
Through January 31, 2014 - Peekskill

Mystified by math? Puzzled by a project? Homework help is here! Stop in and see a certified teacher. Homework help is available January 2, 6, 7, 9, 13, 14, 16, 21, 23, 27, 28, and 30. Check out the library's FROG BLOG for more programs and information at

Family Fondue Sundays - The Melting Pot of White Plains
Through January 31, 2014 - White Plains

Fondue dining allows everyone to enjoy good conversation, eat slowly, and savor each bite. Parents can enjoy three-course meal (salad, entree, and chocolate), and kids under 14 can have two courses (entree and chocolate), all for a fixed price every Sunday in January from 12-4pm. Visit for details.

Pack Chat for Kids (ages 4-8) - Wolf Conservation Center
Through January 31, 2014 - 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. Don't forget a camera. Pre-registration required. Jan. 1 and 12 at 11am; Jan. 5 and 25 at 2pm.

Teaching Trails: A Community Path for Environmental Education presents Weekly Sunday Walks for All Ages at the GNC - Greenburgh Nature Center
Through January 31, 2014 - Scarsdale

Enjoy a Guided Trail Experience through the woodland forest. Maybe you'll discover who left that track, which tree makes the best animal home, or which plant makes its own heat to help melt through the late winter ice. Free with support from Con Edison. January 5, 12, 19, and 26 from 11:30am-12pm.

Yoga Classes for Adults - Greenburgh Nature Center
Through January 31, 2014 - Scarsdale

Yoga is all about being the best you can be physically, mentally, and spiritually. Bring your own mat. Call for more information and multi-class discount. Mondays, Jan. 6, 13, 20, and 27 at 7pm; Fridays, Jan. 3, 10, 17, 24, and 31 at 9am.

1980s - Hal Bromm Art & Design
Through January 31, 2014 - New York

Currently on view : a group exhibition including work by Mike Bidlo, Luis Frangella, Bobby G., Judy Glantzman, Keith Haring, Rick Prol, Russell Sharon, and David Wojnarowicz. Gallery Hours: 1PM - 6PM, Tuesdays through Fridays.

Food For Food Drive - Cold Spring Harbor Fish Hatchery & Aquarium
Through January 31, 2014 - Cold Spring Harbor

Donate a non-perishable food item to the Hatchery's "Island Harvest Food Drive", and receive one free fish food funtainer, limit one per family. Call for more information. January 1-January 31, 2014.

“Spring Community Music Week” - Music Conservatory of Westchester
Through January 31, 2014 - White Plains

Music Conservatory of Westchester, a not-for-profit community music school in White Plains, will kick off the New Year - not to mention its 85th year - by offering a week of free classes, workshops, and tours of its 216 Central Park Ave. building, January 25-31. "Spring Community Music Week" will specifically include workshops in Musical Theater, contemporary styles, improv, GarageBand, and a "Jazz Jam" session. Classes will focus on Suzuki Groups, early childhood, and recorder class. Times vary - inquire via email to

Half-Price Admission to The Long Island Aquarium and Exhibition Center - Long Island Aquarium & Exhibition Center
Through January 31, 2014 - Riverhead

This January, enjoy Long Island Aquarium & Exhibition Center on Mondays through Fridays after 2:30pm with a discounted ticket price. You will receive half-off any admission to both the Aquarium and to the Exhibition Center's Butterflies & Birds. You must mention half-price discount at time of purchase; can only be purchased at ticketing and will not be available online. Through January 31.

Midnight Moment: A Digital Gallery - Laleh Khorramian's Water Panics in the Sea - Digital signs in Times Square; Best Viewing from Duffy Square and/or Military Plaza
Through January 31, 2014 - New York

January’s Midnight Moment will showcase Laleh Khorramian’s mystical film Water Panics in the Sea. The film follows the voyage of a ghost ship as it traverses the ocean waters, turning the “Crossroads of the World” into the “Crossroads of the Seas.” Water Panics in the Sea is the fourth in a series of short films based on the five elements of Earth, Air, Fire, Water and Ether. The film, constructed through a process of magnification and manipulation of mono-type prints and drawings, seeks to question our habitual modes of perception with an intricate use of scale, distance, time and space. Midnight Moment is the largest coordinated effort in history by the sign operators in Times Square to display synchronized, cutting-edge creative content on electronic billboards and newspaper kiosks throughout Times Square every night. Content changes monthly. The video premiered just before midnight on Wednesday, January 1st, and will play every night throughout January from 11:57 p.m.–midnight. Midnight Moment is a synchronized program and presentation of the Times Square Advertising Coalition (TSAC) and Times Square Arts.

Get Fit with a Complimentary Equinox Studio Cycling Class! - Time Warner Center
Through January 31, 2014 - New York

Receive a complimentary studio cycling class pass to Time Warner Center's Equinox when you use your MasterCard card. Resolve to get fit with a complimentary Equinox studio cycling class when you spend $100 or more using your MasterCard card at The Shops at Columbus Circle and The Restaurant and Bar Collection at Time Warner Center. Show same-day receipts along with your MasterCard to the Guest Services desk located on the ground floor of Time Warner Center to receive your studio cycling class pass. Through January 31st, 2014. This Fitness Offer Includes: - One complimentary pass to a 3pm Saturday studio cycling class on either January 18th, 2014 or February 1st, 2014 at Time Warner Center's Equinox. Visit for more information.

Celebrate National Meat Month - Morton's The Steakhouse
Through January 31, 2014 - New York

Game of Thrones Exhibition - Time Warner
Through February 01, 2014 - New York

Prepare for the fourth season of the HBO series (airs April 6) with this traveling exhibition that will send you into the world of Westeros. Featuring costumes, props, armor, and weapons from the show, an interactive experience, and more.

Steven Assael: New Drawings - Forum Gallery
Through February 01, 2014 - New York

New drawings by New York City artist Steven Assael including twenty-three drawings of contemporary men and women, singly and in groups, that reflect Assael's consistent concern with the human condition: the struggle for survival and inner peace.

Massimo Vitali - Between Normalities - Bonni Benrubi
Through February 01, 2014 - New York

A solo exhibition of new work by Massimo Vitali that includes images from Brazil, Sardinia, Lampedusa, and Greece. The exhibition features new large-format color photographs which, extending the themes of his previous work, offer up to the camera's impartial eye large crowds of people vacationing in majestic natural landscapes while simultaneously exposing the fine line between pleasure and tragedy. In Lampedusa Diptych, one of the artist's signature beach images is juxtaposed against a depopulated image of the same scene-only the fact that the picture takes place in Lampedusa alerts the viewer to the horrific boat accident that claimed 360 lives on Oct. 3, 2013. The piece invokes nature's innocence in the face of the wildly dissonant activities that can occur in a single setting, while asking the viewer to contemplate what, if any effect human activity has upon the natural world. Continuing this exploration of contrasts, Vitali has begun photographing the same scene with both digital and analog cameras, as in CEAGESP Sao Paolo Analog Digital Diptych. The nearly identical images highlight the continuity rather than the disjunction in both photographic technologies and the way we look at the world. The diptych reminds the viewer that the world is persistent and communal, whether experienced through pixels or emulsion.

The Altar of Convenience - Aicon Gallery New York
Through February 01, 2014 - New York

Featuring recent work by Debanjan Roy (b. 1975; Kolkata, India).

Animal Planet's Puppy Bowl Experience - Discovery Times Square
Through February 01, 2014 - New York

In honor of the 10th anniversary of PUPPY BOWL, Animal Planet in collaboration with the ASPCA (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals), is bringing the PUPPY BOWL EXPERIENCE live to New York City! Fans can join the celebration for the whole week leading up to the big game at Discovery Times Square. The event will be held daily Please visit later this month for the daily schedule. Visitors will get a chance to learn about the history of PUPPY BOWL during a walk through the Hall of Fame; enjoy live puppy action on the replica field featuring rescued pups from the ASPCA; and visit interactive booths including a tail-gate area with games and face painting, a "kissing booth" for a smooch from a lovable pooch, a chance to step into the press box to call a game, and much more. Guests will also get the chance to meet and snuggle some furry friends and even find a new family member at on-site adoption events hosted by the ASPCA with the Mayor's Alliance for NYC's Animals daily between 4 - 7 PM.

WAR/PHOTOGRAPHY: Images of Armed Conflict - Brooklyn Museum
Through February 02, 2014 - Prospect Heights

Featuring approximately 400 objects, including photographic prints, books, magazines, albums, and camera equipment, WAR/PHOTOGRAPHY brings together both iconic and unknown images taken by members of the military, commercial portraitists, journalists, amateurs, artists, and numerous Pulitzer Prize-winning photographers.

Leonardo da Vinci: Treasures from the Biblioteca Reale, Turin - Morgan Library & Museum
Through February 02, 2014 - New York

For the first time in New York, the Morgan presents Leonardo da Vinci's extraordinary Codex on the Flight of Birds, and one of his most celebrated drawings, Head of a Young Woman (Study for the Angel in the Virgin of the Rocks), together with a selection of other works on paper by the master and his followers. These exceptional works, on loan from the Biblioteca Reale in Turin, will be joined by the Morgan's Codex Huygens, a singularly important Renaissance manuscript recording many of Leonardo's ideas from his lost treatise on painting.

Dorothea Rockburne: Drawing Which Makes Itself - Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Through February 02, 2014 - New York

"How could drawing be of itself and not about something else?" Dorothea Rockburne's 1973 exhibition at the Bykert Gallery in New York, a touchstone in modern drawing practice, aimed to addressing the artist's query. Using the wall as her surface, Rockburne created a series of works using carbon paper, which she folded and manipulated to create a carefully mapped network of ruled lines that engaged the viewer visually and bodily, shaping their perception of the gallery space and challenging expectations of what a drawing can be. The exhibition Dorothea Rockburne: Drawing Which Makes Itself pays homage to the artist's groundbreaking project of the same name, with a group of major carbon paper and wall works -- including Nesting and Neighborhood, from MoMA's collection -- exhibited together for the first time since 1973. Contextualizing the wall drawings is a selection of Rockburne's works on paper and paintings from that decade, all selected from MoMA's strong holdings of her work. The exhibition highlights the concerns that have occupied the artist since her early career, including the application of mathematical principles, and her continued engagement with, and challenge of, the methods and practice of drawing.

Winter Antiques Show - Park Avenue Armory
Through February 02, 2014 - New York

The Winter Antiques Show marks its 60th year as the most prestigious antiques show in America, featuring the "best of the best" from antiquities through the 1960s. Held at the historic Park Avenue Armory in New York City, the Show provides curators, established collectors, dealers, design professionals and first-time buyers with opportunities to view and purchase exceptional pieces showcased by 73 exhibitors. One-third of the Show's exhibitors are specialists in Americana, with the rest featuring English, European, and Asian fine and decorative arts.

threeASFOUR: MER KA BA - The Jewish Museum
Through February 02, 2014 - New York

A multimedia installation fusing avant-garde couture, architecture, and video projections. Blending ancient symbols with new technologies to evoke a timeless desire for cross-cultural unity, the exhibition includes examples from threeASFOUR's new spring-summer 2014 collection, featuring 3D-printed textiles made in collaboration with the architect Bradley Rothenberg.

The Booth: The Last Days of Film Projection - Museum of the Moving Image
Through February 02, 2014 - Astoria

In 2011, photographer Joseph O. Holmes, a chronicler of people and their work spaces, turned his attention to the "booth" and the near-invisible work of those who project movies into dark cinemas. This exhibition of more than 30 photos featuring projectionists in their domains, at movie theaters in and around New York City, shines a spotlight on what is quickly becoming a lost craft as celluloid gives way to digital formats.

Rituals of Rented Island: Object Theater, Loft Performance, and the New Psychodrama: Manhattan, 1970-1982 - Whitney Museum of American Art
Through February 02, 2014 - New York

A groundbreaking look at a vibrant community of artists and the experimental performance art they produced. This exhibition showcases works created in alternative spaces, lofts, storefronts, and city streets that expressed the radical potential for theater and art performance as a new means of artistic expression. Organized by Jay Sanders, the Whitney's Curator and Curator of Performance, Rituals of Rented Island will be on view from October 31 to February 2014 in the Museum's third-floor Peter Norton Family Galleries. The Whitney's inventive presentation will create an immersive experience that both documents the era and recreates it in part with installations of sets and environments, objects, film and video, live performance, photography, drawings, and ephemera by the following artists: Vito Acconci, Laurie Anderson, Jared Bark, Ericka Beckman, Ralston Farina, Richard Foreman/Ontological-Hysteric Theater, Julia Heyward, Ken Jacobs Apparition Theater of New York, Mike Kelley, Kipper Kids, Jill Kroesen, Sylvia Palacios Whitman, Yvonne Rainer and Babette Mangolte, Stuart Sherman, Theodora Skipitares, Jack Smith, Michael Smith, Squat Theatre, Robert Wilson/Byrd Hoffman School of Byrds, and John Zorn/Theatre of Musical Optics.

Chagall: Love, War, and Exile - The Jewish Museum
Through February 02, 2014 - New York

An exhibit which, for the first time in the U.S., explores a significant but neglected period in the artist's career, from the rise of fascism in the 1930s through 1948, years spent in Paris and then in exile in New York.

Rennie Harris Puremovement - Joyce Theater
Through February 02, 2014 - New York

Rennie Harris Puremovement has been thrilling audiences since 1992 when Philly's Rennie Harris founded it on the belief that hip-hop was the most important original expression of a new generation. The Joyce engagement takes a look back at some of the important and compelling pieces that display the company's well-earned reputation for capturing the fierce urban spirit of this art form. Program highlights are an excerpt from the multi-award winning Rome and Jewels and P-Funk, which begins happily with four dancers b-boying, locking, and popping, before descending into darkness. Also on tap -- the fiercely athletic Students of the Asphalt Jungle and the probing March of the Antmen, with both works telling gripping stories through potent movement.

Masterpieces of Tibetan and Nepalese Art - Metropolitan Museum of Art
Through February 02, 2014 - New York

Dating from the 11th to the 17th century, Masterpieces of Tibetan and Nepalese Art: Recent Acquisitions includes five sculptures that are among the rarest and most important such objects to enter a Western collection, along with examples of the finest Tibetan and Nepalese paintings known. All come from the pioneering collection of Jack and Muriel Zimmerman.

Jewels - New York City Ballet
Through February 02, 2014 -

Jewels is an exquisite beauty, impressively layering the music of three disparate composers and marrying each section to its own precious stone for an opulent experience. It is a masterpiece in a league of its own: the world's first-ever plotless full-length ballet. No performance 1/24, 26-27, 29, 2/1.

Sarah Michelson: 4 - Whitney Museum of American Art
Through February 02, 2014 - New York

Choreographer Sarah Michelson premieres a new work on the Whitney Museum's fourth floor, where she previously presented Devotion Study #1-The American Dancer, her Bucksbaum Award-winning piece from the 2012 Whitney Biennial. For this piece, the culmination of her Devotion series, Michelson continues to explore the dialogue between the form and history of dance through intense physicality, rigorous formal structures, and precise staging. No performance 1/27-28.

Blitz and Glam! Legends of the Big Game Super Bowl Exhibit - Madame Tussauds New York
Through February 02, 2014 - New York

Experience football's big game like never before at Madame Tussauds! Step on the field with a fantasy lineup of legendary showstoppers. Sing the national anthem with Whitney Houston, huddle up with Eli Manning and Joe Montana, perform at halftime with Madonna and more. Replay the big game's unforgettable moments in this limited time exhibit!

The Art of Alabama Food - Chelsea Market
Through February 02, 2014 - New York

In January 2014, The Art of Alabama Food, a traveling exhibit documenting the beloved and varied cuisine of Alabama, will make its way to Chelsea Market for a week-long exhibition. The art gallery-style pop up is open to the public and on display from January 27th to February 2nd. Come and feast your eyes on 36 images from 100 Dishes to Eat in Alabama Before You Die, designed to inform and entice with imagery from a culinary capital of the South. Be sure to download the free mobile app to experience the list in its entirety.

Super Bowl Sale - Sony Store
Through February 02, 2014 - New York

In the week leading up to the Super Bowl in NYC/NJ, the Sony Store in midtown Manhattan will be offering a slew of savings and "the best TVs for every TD."

Super Bowl Special Rates - Cars Co.
Through February 03, 2014 - New York

During the week of the Super Bowl, leave the driving and parking to CarsCo and the stress at home. They are offering competitive rates on regular days leading up to Feb 2nd as well as on the day of the Super Bowl. They can accommodate any group size and are offering flat rates (which will NOT change based on time of day or demand) and hourly rates as quoted. Booking in advance is advised, which will leave you enough time to get your touchdown dance ready! Rates do not include tolls, gratuity or tax.

Sights and Sounds: Global Film and Video - The Jewish Museum
Through February 05, 2014 - New York

This longterm series offers a rotating selection of vigorous film and video works by contemporary artists from around the world - with a particular emphasis on work being made outside western Europe and the United States.

Through February 06, 2014 - New York

Check out a special 2 tickets for 1 price to Broadway shows, from Jan. 21 through Feb. 6, 2014.

ART OF THE AUTOMOBILE - Westport Library
Through February 08, 2014 - Westport

Visit this exhibit of photorealistic paintings by Weston artist Ken Scaglia celebrating the elegant lines and polished surfaces of classic cars. Through February 8, 2014.

Marc Dennis - An Artist, A Curator And A Rabbi Walk Into A Bar - Hasted Kraeutler
Through February 08, 2014 - New York

The title of the exhibition is a meta-joke (a joke within a joke), referencing the exhibited works, which are often, paintings within paintings. Left purposely without a punch line, the title lends itself to the idea of an endless narrative in which anyone can fill in the blanks and take the concept in any direction, or context. Dennis exposes the glamour, popularity, celebrity, absurdity and seductiveness that is the "art world" with skilled precision and artistic prowess.

Ingrid Calame - Tracks - James Cohan Gallery
Through February 08, 2014 - New York

The gallery's fifth solo exhibition by California-based artist Ingrid Calame includes two new immersive pounce wall drawings and two oil paintings on aluminum.

Dante Ferretti: Design and Construction for the Cinema - Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Through February 09, 2014 - New York

Dante Ferretti: Design and Construction for the Cinema examines design practice for film through the lens of Ferretti's work, which is distinguished by the structural role it plays in the collaborative process of cinema art. As digital technology transforms the way films are staged, replacing the real with the virtual, Ferretti's work comes at what may be the end of a 100-year-long tradition of full-scale, studio-built environments for films. This exhibition also serves to document this transitioning of cinema practice through its selection and organization of drawings, large-scale installations, and digital projection.

Clarice Smith: Recollections of a Life in Art - New-York Historical Society
Through February 09, 2014 - New York

Clarice Smith: Recollections of a Life in Art is a retrospective of this distinguished contemporary painter's signature subjects. Clarice Smith's work moves easily among diverse subjects, among them The Garden, Florals, Still Life, Landscapes, Equines, Screens, and Figures, each with its own rich visual traditions. Drawing upon her deep knowledge of art history, as well as a keen eye for the directly observed, the artist produces immensely fulfilling paintings that gratify the eye and also stimulate reflection.

T. J. Wilcox: In the Air - Whitney Museum of American Art
Through February 09, 2014 - New York

The New York-based artist has created a remarkable new panoramic film installation, which will fill up most of the second floor of the Whitney Museum of American Art. Here Wilcox revisits the "cinema in-the-round" panoramic presentations that appeared at the dawn of film history in the late 19th century, bringing the concept up to date with state-of-the-art technology to create an immersive cinematic environment.

King Lear - Brooklyn Academy of Music
Through February 09, 2014 - Brooklyn

A legendary presence on stage and screen, Tony Award-winning and Oscar-nominated actor Frank Langella takes on King Lear. Betrayed by his daughters and shaken by his own mortality, Shakespeare's aging patriarch wanders mad, as a kingdom disintegrates in the wake of his divested power. Langella joins forces with Britain's Olivier Award-winning company Chichester Festival Theatre to present this monumental interpretation of the Bard's tragedy.

Joseph Beuys: Process 1971-1985 - Rooster Gallery
Through February 09, 2014 - New York

1971-1985 marks one of the most prolific and influential periods of Joseph Beuys' career. It is in this fourteen-year span, prior to the artist's death in 1986, that Beuys would perform some of his most famous Actions as well as give shape to his theory of "social sculpture," culminating in the 1977 Honey Pump at the Workplace installation for Documenta 6 in Kassel. Comprised of thirteen works encompassing diverse media, such as drawing, sculpture, objects and prints, many of which contain the artist's written notes, Process 1971-1985 aims to highlight this modus operandi in one of the 20th century's most influential artists.

I Have Seen the Future: Norman Bel Geddes Designs America - Museum of the City of New York
Through February 10, 2014 - New York

The first major exploration of the theater and industrial designer who The New York Times dubbed "the Leonardo da Vinci of the 20th century." A visionary who was equally comfortable in the realms of fact and fiction, Bel Geddes (1893-1958) played a significant role in the 1920s and '30s, shaping not only modern America but also the nation's image of itself as innovator and leader into the future. Bel Geddes most famously expressed his dynamic vision of this American future -- streamlined, technocratic, and optimistic -- with his unforgettable Futurama exhibition at the 1939-40 New York World's Fair. Bringing together some 200 never-before-seen drawings, models, photographs and films of theater sets and costumes, housing projects and appliances, airplanes and automobiles, the exhibition underscores that Bel Geddes sought nothing less the transformation of American society through design.

Allegory and Illusion - Rubin Museum of Art
Through February 10, 2014 - New York

Allegory and Illusion: Early Portrait Photography from South Asia presents approximately 120 photographs and a selection of albums, glass plate negatives, cabinet cards, cartes-de-visites, and postcards illustrating the rich tradition of portrait photography in India, Burma, Sri Lanka, and Nepal from the mid-19th century to early 20th century.

Vasily Kandinsky: From Blaue Reiter to the Bauhaus, 1910-1925 - Neue Galerie
Through February 10, 2014 - New York

Vasily Kandinsky (1866-1944) was a transformational figure in the history of modern art. Alongside his development of a revolutionary abstract style, Kandinsky demonstrated an ambition to go beyond conventional easel painting. This exhibition charts how the artist's large paintings with musical and theatrical associations from the Blaue Reiter years developed into large-scale Bauhaus environments. The artist's 1922 Juryfreie murals will be re-created for the exhibition, enabling visitors to "walk inside" a Kandinsky painting.

Flip Side - Rubin Museum of Art
Through February 10, 2014 - New York

The texts and images on the back of Tibetan art objects reveal clues to their meaning, function, and historical context. For the first time ever both sides of a select group of scroll paintings (thangkas), sculptures, and initiation cards will be explored in detail. Chosen for the beauty, exceptional content, and complexity of their backs, these works of art dating from the 13th to the 19th century illuminate the many uses of the other side in Tibetan culture.

The Modern Poster in Germany - Neue Galerie
Through February 10,

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