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THINGS TO DO WITH KIDS IN BRONX ON NOVEMBER 1

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by Daily Kids Events Editor November 1, 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, November 1, 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 November 1. For even more free and low-cost upcoming events in Bronx, check out our complete calendar of events.

2nd Annual Brooklyn BabyFest - Brooklyn Expo Center
November 01, 2014 - Brooklyn

This 1-day expo offers parents an opportunity to create their registry, test drive the best baby products on the market, win amazing raffle prizes and get pampered. Put your feet up, nibble on delicious goodies, and sip a mocktail while you check off the items on your registry. Brooklyn BabyFEST offers professional carseat installations on site, baby gear demos and experts as well as a relaxing place to play and shop. BabyFest tickets include admission to Town Square’s Spooktacular Children's Party and Parade at BabyFest 12-4pm. Costume Parade is Free to join.

Cido the Clown's Birthday Spooktacular - Forest Park Carousel
November 01, 2014 - Woodhaven

Celebrate Halloween a day late from 1pm-5pm at this NYC landmark and the "Crown Jewel of Queens”. The fun includes a DJ Music party, free magic shows at 1pm and 3pm, a costume contest with prizes at 2pm, birthday cake for everyone at 4pm, and the DJ will keep on playing through 5pm!

Family Fondue Sundays - The Melting Pot of White Plains
Through November 14, 1931 - White Plains

Fondue dining allows everyone to enjoy good conversation, eat slowly, and savor each bite...plus, it's fun! Parents can enjoy a three-course meal (salad, entree, and chocolate), and kids younger than age 14 can have two courses (entree and chocolate), all for a fixed price every Sunday in November from 12pm to 4pm. Visit meltingpot.com/white-plains/specials for details.

Subway Smarts: Safety - New York Transit Museum
November 01, 2014 - Brooklyn Heights

Ever wondered about the people who work underground, helping to keep our subways safe? Learn about these different subway jobs on a fun, interactive tour. Kids will be able to handle artifacts, explore special areas of the subway platform, and make a badge for the subway job they'd most like to have.

First Saturdays for Families - Recreating Nature - New Museum
November 01, 2014 - New York

New Museum First Saturdays for Families are free of charge. This program is designed and recommended for families with children aged between four and fifteen years and includes free New Museum admission for up to two adults per family. Children under eighteen are always admitted free.

Fall Foliage Lunch Cruise - Spirit Cruises
November 01, 2014 -

All aboard the Spirit of New York for a cruise north up the Hudson River, past the George Washington Bridge. Experience the spectacular beauty of the fall foliage surrounding you as you delight in a bountiful lunch buffet and DJ narration.

Target First Saturday - Brooklyn Museum
November 01, 2014 - Prospect Heights

A chance to enjoy music, the Museum's galleries, food, beer and wine, and a featured theme, all for free. It's a family friendly event, too.

Target First Saturday - Brooklyn Museum
November 01, 2014 - Brooklyn

Target First Saturday celebrates the thriving art community of Brooklyn and the exhibition Crossing Brooklyn: Art from Bushwick, Bed-Stuy, and Beyond through artist projects, music, and performances.

Kids Workshop - Home Depot - Hawthorne
November 01, 2014 - Hawthorne

Kids learn to build or create a useful, fun product. Workshops teach children do-it-yourself skills and tool safety, and instill a sense of pride and accomplishment. All kids get to keep their craft and receive a free Kids Workshop Apron, commemorative pin, and certificate of achievement. Workshops are offered the first Saturday of each month for children ages 5-12.

Kids Workshop - Home Depot - Yonkers
November 01, 2014 - Yonkers

Kids learn to build or create a useful, fun product. Workshops teach children do-it-yourself skills and tool safety, and instill a sense of pride and accomplishment. All kids get to keep their craft and receive a free Kids Workshop Apron, commemorative pin, and certificate of achievement. Workshops are offered the first Saturday of each month for children ages 5-12.

Kids Workshop - Home Depot - New Rochelle
November 01, 2014 - New Rochelle

Kids learn to build or create a useful, fun product. Workshops teach children do-it-yourself skills and tool safety, and instill a sense of pride and accomplishment. All kids get to keep their craft and receive a free Kids Workshop Apron, commemorative pin, and certificate of achievement. Workshops are offered the first Saturday of each month for children ages 5-12.

Kids Workshop - Home Depot - Mohegan Lake
November 01, 2014 - New Rochelle

Kids learn to build or create a useful, fun product. Workshops teach children do-it-yourself skills and tool safety, and instill a sense of pride and accomplishment. All kids get to keep their craft and receive a free Kids Workshop Apron, commemorative pin, and certificate of achievement. Workshops are offered the first Saturday of each month for children ages 5-12.

Kids Workshop - Home Depot - Port Chester
November 01, 2014 - Port Chester

Kids learn to build or create a useful, fun product. Workshops teach children do-it-yourself skills and tool safety, and instill a sense of pride and accomplishment. All kids get to keep their craft and receive a free Kids Workshop Apron, commemorative pin, and certificate of achievement. Workshops are offered the first Saturday of each month for children ages 5-12.

Kids Workshop - Home Depot - Bronx Terminal
November 01, 2014 - Bronx

Kids learn to build or create a useful, fun product. Workshops teach children do-it-yourself skills and tool safety, and instill a sense of pride and accomplishment. All kids get to keep their craft and receive a free Kids Workshop Apron, commemorative pin, and certificate of achievement. Workshops are offered the first Saturday of each month for children ages 5-12.

Kids Workshop - Home Depot - Bruckner Boulevard
November 01, 2014 - Bronx

Kids learn to build or create a useful, fun product. Workshops teach children do-it-yourself skills and tool safety, and instill a sense of pride and accomplishment. All kids get to keep their craft and receive a free Kids Workshop Apron, commemorative pin, and certificate of achievement. Workshops are offered the first Saturday of each month for children ages 5-12. 9am-12pm.

Kids Workshop - Home Depot - Gun Hill Road
November 01, 2014 - Bronx

Kids learn to build or create a useful, fun product. Workshops teach children do-it-yourself skills and tool safety, and instill a sense of pride and accomplishment. All kids get to keep their craft and receive a free Kids Workshop Apron, commemorative pin, and certificate of achievement. Workshops are offered the first Saturday of each month for children ages 5-12. 9am-12pm.

Dizu Plaatjies and Ibuyambo - Carnegie Hall
November 01, 2014 - New York

Traditional-instrument maker and master Dizu Plaatjies and his group Ibuyambo perform stunningly beautiful music of the Xhosa people and of other Southern African traditions. Plaatjies and Ibuyambo make music that is pure, proud, fascinating, and unforgettable.

Kids Club - Queens Center Mall-Lower Level, Jcpenney Wing
November 01, 2014 - Elmhurst

Join a cool club in Queens! Powered by National Geographic Kids, this a great opportunity for kids to learn in a fun, interactive setting featuring creative activities and games that focus on discovery through play. Kids receive a membership card, great discounts at participating Queens Center stores and a special gift on your birthday. It's easy to join. Just grab Mom, Dad or a grown up and stop by Guest Services, Level 1, Macys Wing (across from Applebee's), and have them fill out a membership form for you.

Carmen - Metropolitan Opera
November 01, 2014 -

Richard Eyre's stunning production returns with two of its great leading ladies, Elina Garanca and Anita Rachvelishvili, who share the title role of the ill-fated temptress. Aleksandrs Antonenko, Roberto Alagna, and Jonas Kaufmann take turns playing Carmen's desperate lover, Don Jose. Pablo Heras-Casado and Louis Langree share conducting duties.

The Death of Klinghoffer - Metropolitan Opera
November 01, 2014 - New York

In what many John Adams admirers consider his greatest operatic composition, this new production takes place almost 30 years after the events chronicled in his meditative opus about the 1985 hijacking of the Achille Lauro cruise ship. Klinghoffer overwhelmed audiences when it premiered just a few years after the tragic incident; now it finally arrives at the Met - the third work by Adams (Doctor Atomic, Nixon in China) to be staged here in the last seven years. The dreamlike production of director Tom Morris (War Horse) balances the opera's poetic libretto and intense dramatic narrative. Paulo Szot stars in the leading role, and David Robertson conducts.

History in Your Hands: Paper Quilting - Lefferts Historic House
November 01, 2014 - Flatbush

Join the Prospect Park Alliance to make your own paper quilt collage to add to their community patchwork quilt.

Introduction to Birdwatching - Prospect Park Audubon Center
November 01, 2014 - Flatbush

Explore the Park's natural areas and learn how to look for amazing birds.

Copland, Rouse, and 'Bolero' - New York Philharmonic
Through November 01, 2014 - New York

Flutist Robert Langevin joins the NY Philharmonic for works by Copland, Ravel, and Christopher Sprouse.

The NY World’s Fairs and the Port Authority Bringing Trade, Travel and Tourism to Queens, The Region and the World - Queens Botanical Garden
Through November 01, 2014 - Flushing

In our continuing celebration of the New York World's Fairs, enjoy this Port Authority multimedia exhibit which will be on view in the auditorium lobby.

Cyrus Chestnut Trio - Miller Theatre
November 01, 2014 - New York

Dynamic pianist Cyrus Chestnut's trio brings together old-school jazz, blues, and gospel with the heartfelt passion that has made him a longstanding favorite at Miller. From a childhood spend playing the piano at church, Chestnut grew to perform alongside jazz greats such as Chick Corea and Dizzy Gillespie.

Blooming Babies: Bejeweled Babies! - Brooklyn Children's Museum
November 01, 2014 - Crown Heights

Explore metals, beads, stones, and other materials used to create jewelry from all over the world. Touch real objects from the Museum's collection, then create a necklace or bracelet cuff to wear.

Gisele Vienne - New York Live Arts Theater
Through November 01, 2014 - New York

Making her New York Live Arts debut, Gisele Vienne, in collaboration with Dennis Cooper and KTL - Stephen O'Malley & Peter Rehberg, takes audience members on an emotionally stirring journey that blurs the lines between reality and fiction. A true hybrid dance-theater work set in the visually arresting scenic landscape of a snowy winter night, Kindertotenlieder takes inspiration from the "uncanny" as presented by Sigmund Freud. The work examines the representation of horrifying dread as something both familiar and alien, triggering a cathartic, ceremonial experience.

Haunted Halloween - Old Bethpage Village Restoration
November 01, 2014 - Old Bethpage

Haunted Halloween at the Mysterious Village will include a Monster "Scavenger" Hunt, tales of our local grave digger, jack-o'-lanterns/carving demonstrations, "Legend of Sleepy Hollow" performances, a Tarot card reader, broom making for witches, and much more.

Ian Bostridge: Curlew River (U.S. premiere) - Cathedral of Saint John the Divine
Through November 01, 2014 - New York

In this highly acclaimed production of Britten's Noh-inspired church parable, tenor Ian Bostridge delivers a devastating portrayal of a Madwoman tortured by the loss of her child. Divided in two by the stage - a long, raised platform mimicking the titular river - the audience experiences the Madwoman's profound isolation from inside visual artist and director Netia Jones's haunting atmosphere of contrast: black and white, sound and silence, darkness and light, grief and enlightenment.

New York Transit Museum Train Operators School - New York Transit Museum
November 01, 2014 - Brooklyn Heights

Drop by the Computer Lab to take control of a New York City Subway car and operate it over virtual miles of track, using the incredibly realistic OpenBVE software. Limited Capacity. Suggested for ages 10+

Halloween at 55 Gans and The Raven - 55 Gans
Through November 01, 2014 - New York

Halloween at 55 Gans and The Raven. Purchase the combo package or both rooms. This event is 21+ with proper ID Get your tickets here: https://nightout.com/events/halloween-at-55-gans-and-the-raven-nyc-new-york-october31st-2014/tickets#.VDhDXSldWyM

The RISE of the Jack O'Lanterns - Old Westbury Gardens
November 01, 2014 - Old Westbury

Lighting up the night once again this October on Long Island is a unique all-ages Halloween extravaganza, The RISE of the Jack O'Lanterns! More than 5,000 hand-carved jack o'lanterns created by professional artists and sculptors are arranged in artful displays throughout a 1/4-mile scenic trail. The entire family-friendly stroll is a multi-sensory experience that is sure to be a lasting annual family tradition.

Imagine seeing thousands of carved jack o'lanterns arranged within a variety of exciting themes. Visitors will see a re-creation of the New York City Skyline, favorite sports stars from all of New York's professional teams, amazingly carved images of famous TV stars, a giant graveyard made of jack o'lanterns, and a pre-historic arrangement of life-sized dinosaurs made entirely out of lit jack o'lanterns! The variety of themes is sure to impress visitors of all ages.

The event is held for 14 nights, Oct. 16-Nov. 2, during evening hours. The RISE is a rain or shine event. Refreshments and merchandise are available for purchase at the event. The surface of the trail is stroller and wheelchair accessible. Tickets are available for advance purchase exclusively online at therise.org/liparent.

Patrick Bruel - Beacon Theatre
November 01, 2014 - New York

Multi-talented artist Patrick Bruel will return to New York City's Beacon Theatre on Saturday, November 1, 2014 at 8:00 pm. With his seventh album, Lequel de nous, due to be released this fall, the French singer and actor returns to New York with a new set of love songs after a seven year absence. First coming to prominence in the early 1980s with his hit song "Marre de cette nana-là" ("Fed Up With That Chick"), Bruel's popularity exploded later in the decade with the release of the smash hit "Casser la Voix" ("To Break the Voice") spurring "Bruelmania" across Europe. In the aughts, Bruel transitioned from teen idol to traditional chanteur, an upholder of classic French chansons, recording and touring to keep the song form alive and thriving. Over the years he has performed and collaborated with artists including Celine Dion, Johnny Hallyday and Charles Aznavour. In addition to a musical career spanning over 30 years, Bruel is a prolific actor appearing in over 40 film and television productions.

Minor League Class - Frozen Ropes Syosset
Through November 01, 2014 - Syosset

Have fun while you play and learn the right way! Trial run for a fun baseball class focusing on hitting, fielding, throwing, and developing an understanding of the game.

Fall Marine Life Study Cruises - Maritime Aquarium
November 01, 2014 - Norwalk

Cruise out for close encounters with crabs, fish, squid and learn about a surprising diversity of marine life just off our shores in Long Island Sound. Aquarium educators put participants to work in collecting and examining animals from all levels of the water column. Fall is a beautiful time to be on the water, as reflections on the surface double the reds, oranges and yellows of autumn back on shore. Advance reservations strongly recommended.

The Legend Behind the 'Legend' - Washington Irving's Sunnyside
November 01, 2014 - Irvington

During October, Sunnyside celebrates its connection to Washington Irving's classic tale, "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow." A daytime visit to Sunnyside is the perfect prelude to an evening at the Blaze, Horseman's Hollow, or Irving's "Legend." Irving's fascinating home - a colorful blend of architectural styles - will showcase numerous objects related to Irving's famous story. Visitors can enjoy a shadow puppet performance of "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" and experience one of Irving's spooky tales on a walk through the woods. Recommended for all ages. Admission is by timed tours which begin at 10am. Last tour at 3pm each day. Buy tickets in advance at hudsonvalley.org/events/legend-behind-legend. Oct. 4-5, 11-13, 18-19, 25-26, 31, and Nov. 1-2.

Irving's Legend - Philipsburg Manor/Old Dutch Church
Through November 01, 2014 - Sleepy Hollow

Master storyteller Jonathan Kruk offers a dramatic reading of Washington Irving's classic tale, "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow," featuring the Headless Horseman, Ichabod Crane, Brom Bones, and Katrina Van Tassel. Flavored with live spooky organ music by Jim Keyes, Kruk's spellbinding storytelling captivates all audiences. Recommended for ages 10 and older. Event takes place at the Old Dutch Church, just across the street from Philipsburg Manor. Oct. 4-5, 10-12, 17-19, 24-26, 31, and Nov. 1. Admission for this 45-minute performance by timed ticket only, which must be purchased in advance at hudsonvalley.org/events/irvings-legend. Please note: Parking for this event is at Philipsburg Manor, 381 N. Broadway, Sleepy Hollow.

Horseman's Hollow 2014 - Philipsburg Manor
Through November 01, 2014 - Sleepy Hollow

Taking the tale of The Legend of Sleepy Hollow to its darkest extremes, Horseman's Hollow returns for a third year of highly entertaining haunted mayhem, now expanded by popular demand to 13 evenings. Philipsburg Manor transforms into a terrifying landscape ruled by the undead, the evil, and the insane. Visitors begin walking a haunted trail, stumbling upon scary scenes of a town driven mad by the Headless Horseman. The Hollow's unfortunate inhabitants are all too ready to keep visitors from ever leaving. Creatures, human and otherwise, lurk in the shadows, ready to terrify the unsuspecting, while incredible special effects disorient and unsettle. Elaborate costumes and the work of award-wining feature-film makeup artists make it all too real. Those who survive the trail must still negotiate a twisted maze of horrors too terrible to describe, only to end up in the lair of the Horseman where a party is being thrown in his honor. Heads will definitely roll...maybe even your own! Attracting widespread media attention including a feature on CBS national news, this event is NOT suitable for small children or the timid, but it is one of Westchester's premier haunted attractions, right in the heart of the village of Sleepy Hollow. WARNING: This event is NOT suitable for adults who are claustrophobic, have heart or respiratory conditions, are prone to seizures, or have other chronic health conditions. Recommended for ages 10 and older. Oct. 4-5, 10-12, 17-19, 24-26, 31, and Nov. 1. All admissions are by timed ticket only, which must be purchased in advance at hudsonvalley.org/events/horsemans-hollow.

Irving's Legend - Philipsburg Manor/Old Dutch Church
November 01, 2014 - Sleepy Hollow

Master storyteller Jonathan Kruk offers a dramatic reading of Washington Irving's classic tale, "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow," featuring the Headless Horseman, Ichabod Crane, Brom Bones, and Katrina Van Tassel. Flavored with live spooky organ music by Jim Keyes, Kruk's spellbinding storytelling captivates all audiences. Recommended for ages 10 and older. Event takes place at the Old Dutch Church, just across the street from Philipsburg Manor. Oct. 4-5, 10-12, 17-19, 24-26, 31, and Nov. 1. Admission for this 45-minute performance by timed ticket only, which must be purchased in advance at hudsonvalley.org/events/irvings-legend. Please note: Parking for this event is at Philipsburg Manor, 381 N. Broadway, Sleepy Hollow.

Horseman's Hollow 2014 - Philipsburg Manor
November 01, 2014 - Sleepy Hollow

Taking the tale of The Legend of Sleepy Hollow to its darkest extremes, Horseman's Hollow returns for a third year of highly entertaining haunted mayhem, now expanded by popular demand to 13 evenings. Philipsburg Manor transforms into a terrifying landscape ruled by the undead, the evil, and the insane. Visitors begin walking a haunted trail, stumbling upon scary scenes of a town driven mad by the Headless Horseman. The Hollow's unfortunate inhabitants are all too ready to keep visitors from ever leaving. Creatures, human and otherwise, lurk in the shadows, ready to terrify the unsuspecting, while incredible special effects disorient and unsettle. Elaborate costumes and the work of award-wining feature-film makeup artists make it all too real. Those who survive the trail must still negotiate a twisted maze of horrors too terrible to describe, only to end up in the lair of the Horseman where a party is being thrown in his honor. Heads will definitely roll...maybe even your own! Attracting widespread media attention including a feature on CBS national news, this event is NOT suitable for small children or the timid, but it is one of Westchester's premier haunted attractions, right in the heart of the village of Sleepy Hollow. WARNING: This event is NOT suitable for adults who are claustrophobic, have heart or respiratory conditions, are prone to seizures, or have other chronic health conditions. Recommended for ages 10 and older. Oct. 4-5, 10-12, 17-19, 24-26, 31, and Nov. 1. All admissions are by timed ticket only, which must be purchased in advance at hudsonvalley.org/events/horsemans-hollow.

The Great Jack O' Lantern Blaze - NOW EXTENDED THROUGH NOV. 16! - Van Cortlandt Manor
November 01, 2014 - Croton-on-Hudson

The tri-state area's biggest, most exciting, most electrifying Halloween event returns for a whopping 28 nights in 2014! See more than 5,000 individually hand-carved, illuminated Jack O' Lanterns in this elaborate walk-through experience. Meander through an historic, 18th-century riverside landscape and discover a breathtaking display - all made of jack o' lanterns! Walk through a covered bridge adorned with jack o' lanterns on all sides - even the ceiling! - and emerge to the sight of Sleepy Hollow Country's most iconic inhabitant, the Headless Horseman! Oooh and ahh at intricate pumpkin portraits of characters from Washington Irving's famous tale, The Legend of Sleepy Hollow. Tumbling acrobats and circus characters will put a smile on your face, and a special 10th anniversary pumpkin cake will whet your appetite for...more pumpkins! Witness the incredible sight of gourd-filled Jack-in-the-Boxes springing up and bouncing around. See slithering ground snakes, a giant spider web, and go gaga over a collection of shrunken Little Monsters. Gaze in amazement at a working doomsday grandfather clock. A giant sea serpent adds some hiss to the Undersea Aquarium while comical, squash-eating Venus pumpkin traps sprout in the garden. Blaze's perennially popular Jurassic Park includes a triceratops, a pterodactyl, a brontosaurus, and a T-Rex! Gawk at more Jack O' Lanterns than ever before. Tens of thousands of visitors experienced last year's Blaze', which was sold out EVERY NIGHT! Complete with sound effects, elaborate synchronized lighting and the second volume of an all-original soundtrack by recording artist Richard Christy, this not-to-be-missed spectacle is the area's most innovative Halloween happening. Recommended for all ages. All admissions are by timed ticket only, which must be purchased in advance. Buy tickets online at hudsonvalley.org/events/blaze or call 914-366-6900. Oct. 4-5, 10-13, 16-19, 23-31, Nov. 1-2, 6-9, and 14-16.

Storytime & Craft @ QBG - Queens Botanical Garden
November 01, 2014 - Flushing

Parents should bring their little gardeners and nature lovers to QBG for a relaxing afternoon featuring nature-inspired stories, followed by a botanically-themed craft activity (while supplies last).

Events for Youth and Families: A Musical Road Trip of Fun - Brooklyn Public Library, central branch
November 01, 2014 - Prospect Heights

Suzi Shelton is an award winning singer/songwriter and a local favorite in the children's music scene. Suzi is perhaps best known for her crowd pleasing "fist pumping" songs like 'Goin' On a Road Trip," and "Scooter Boy." She has recently released her third solo album "Smile In My Heart," to critical acclaim, including her new hits "Go, Fire Truck, Go," and "Cinnamon Bear." Join Suzi and her band as they journey through a musical road trip of songs that will take you from the breezy tropical islands to the majestic Yellowstone National Park, and all the way back to the heart of Brooklyn.

Fairy Tea Party - Greenburgh Nature Center
November 01, 2014 - Scarsdale

Explore magical forest trails and have a tea party in an enchanted fairy circle! Children can make their own nature-inspired fairy wand to take home.

Antics Dance: Illuminated Manuscript - Westchester Community College - Academic Arts Theatre
November 01, 2014 - Valhalla

Through the art of street dance and multimedia theater performance, this company blurs the lines between the past and present with its vibrant interpretation of "The Epic of Gilgamesh." Ten dancers portray key characters from this ancient Mesopotamian poem, which follows King Gilgamesh as he struggles to reconcile with mortality and understand the meaning of life. Divided into eleven chapters that correspond to the clay tablets from the original poem, Illuminated Manuscript features a fusion of dance genres in its collaborative "urban street" choreography, with graffiti art video projections of original artwork by one of the troupe's dancers. "Reclaiming hip-hop by expanding the idiom's creative horizons," (Lewis Segal, The Los Angeles Times) this performance appeals to the "dance warriors and cultural explorers" in us all!

THE BOY FROM OZ - Theatre Three
Through November 01, 2014 - Port Jefferson

The funny and heart-breaking true story of Australian entertainer Peter Allen from his humble beginnings through meteoric rise to international fame and celebrity. Features many of Allen's hit songs, including "I Go to Rio," "I Honestly Love You," and the Academy Award-winning "Arthur's Theme." September 20-November 1.

The Clown's Jack and the Beanstalk - Vanderbilt Carriage House
November 01, 2014 - Centerport

A group of clowns are forced to put on the play "Jack and the Beanstalk" when the original acting troupe never shows up. This innovative new version of the well known story is a delightful participation play inviting audience members on stage to help Jack plant the magic beans, hide from the Giant and finally climb down the beanstalk.

'Hansel & Gretel's Halloween Adventure' - Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre
Through November 01, 2014 - Upper West Side

Hansel and Gretel's Halloween Adventure picks up where the original Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre production leaves off; with the pair's pet swan Samantha flying the children back to their humble home after their wild escapade in the forest. Now, safely at home during the Halloween season, Hansel and Gretel experience the most vivid dreams where Central Park and the Belvedere Castle serve as the backdrop for a magical explosion of music, dance and exciting encounters with a host of lovable characters. The siblings once again embark on an adventure where beautiful mermaids, adorable monsters, swashbuckling pirates, charming vampires and a fabulous witch all intertwine for one unforgettable Halloween night in New York City.

'Tico Tales' a musical retelling of Costa Rican Folk Tales by Michael Sgouros and Brenda Bell - The Players Theatre
November 01, 2014 - Greenwich Village

Get set for a magical journey to Costa Rica. Learn the rhymes and legends of an ancient culture as storytelling, dance and music sweep you away to a long-forgotten land. Hear the call of the beautiful Quetzal bird, stump your foot as the cast of seven actors and two musicians play a drumming tale, sneak a peek into a traditional tribal dance while the "little devils" chase away the bull and celebrate love with the Indian princess Cira as she is transformed into a volcano. Families are invited to come one hour before the performance to make a rain stick have a jam session with the musician! This show will captivate your heart and make your heart beat to a new, but ancient drum!

Tinkerbell Theatre - West End Theater
November 01, 2014 - Upper West Side

For audiences age four and up, Frog and Peach Theatre Company, widely known for their popular and critically-acclaimed Upper West Side productions of Shakespearean plays, will present a fairy tale series, "Tinkerbell Theatre," adapting "Cinderella" and "Snow White" (both from the Brothers Grimm) into Rocky-and-Bullwinkle style plays featuring sing-along songs and big, soft puppets. The performances will be followed by puppet-making workshops to which all kids attending will be invited. The two plays will be presented in repertory October 11 to November 2 at West End Theater, 263 West 86th Street. Cinderella: 11:30am; Snow White: 12:30pm

Blood Manor - 163 Varick Street
Through November 01, 2014 - New York

BLOOD MANOR IS A FIRST CLASS HAUNTED HOUSE ATTRACTION comprised of approximately 5,000 square feet of themed rooms, corridors, and a labrinth of passageways designed to to maximize one's fears. *Not recommended for kids under 14 years. *Wheelchair accessible. Thursdays, 7:30pm-midnight Sundays, 6pm-11pm Fridays & Saturdays, 7:30pm-1am Saturdays, Oct. 18 & 25 7:30pm-2am Wednesday, Oct. 22 7:30pm-midnight Tuesday, Wed., & Thurs., Oct. 28-30 7:30pm-1am Halloween Night, 6pm-1am Saturday, Nov. 1 7:30pm-1am

Boyz II Men Concert - Resorts World Casino
November 01, 2014 - Jamaica

Don't miss this live performance from 4-time Grammy-winning R&B group Boyz II Men. Featuring their chart topping singles "I'll Make Love To You," "End of the Road," "On Bended Knee" and many more! Doors open at 8pm.

Halloween on the Hudson - New York Water Taxi
Through November 01, 2014 - Manhattan

The majestic ZEPHYR transforms into a haunted house on the high seas! Celebrate Halloween in a new way – while taking in spectacular views of Manhattan that can only be seen from the New York Harbor. Boards 9:30pm. Sails 9:45pm-midnight. 21 +.

Bats, Barnacles, & Broomsticks – A Halloween Party - Long Island Aquarium & Exhibition Center
November 01, 2014 - Riverhead

Children will gather sweets and treats Trick or Treating throughout the Aquarium. The Unearthing Atlantis Dig will be transformed into a spooktacular haunted house by the special effects team at Darkside Haunted House. There will also be craft and game stations, a magic show, hay rides, pumpkins to paint and more.

Astronomy - Owl's Head Park
November 01, 2014 - Bay Ridge

The wonders of the universe are ready to be discovered and New York City parks are the perfect place to stargaze and explore the night sky. Urban Park Rangers will be your guides to the solar system, discussing the science, history and folklore of the universe. Astronomy programs feature the use of telescopes and binoculars to observe specific astronomical events. Programs are best enjoyed on clear nights, so please call ahead if weather conditions are not clear.

Wilderness Survival - Forest Park Visitor Center
November 01, 2014 - Woodhaven

What would you do if you found yourself lost in the woods? Do you know how to build your own shelter, or start a fire without matches? What would you eat and where would you find water? Do you have what it takes to survive in the wild? The Urban Park Rangers are skilled in the techniques of wilderness survival and emergency preparedness. On these fun, family friendly programs (recommended ages 8 and up) Kids will learn tips and tricks that will enhance their knowledge of the natural world, and might just save their life. This program features hands-on activities in an outdoor setting. Please dress appropriately for cold weather.

Bobby McFerrin: Bobby Meets Africa in New York - Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts
November 01, 2014 - Midwood

This one-of-a-kind event will feature Bobby's extraordinary improvisational skills as he is joined by several New York City-based African musicians. These artists will come together, meeting for the first time ever on the Whitman Theatre stage to create a totally original and unique concert.

Princess Particular - The Little Secret Theatre
November 01, 2014 - Long Island City

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

Choreography Showcase - SUNY Purchase Dance Theater Laboratory
November 01, 2014 - Purchase

The Steffi Nossen Dance Foundation's annual choreography showcase will take place on Saturday, Nov. 1 at 3pm at the SUNY Purchase Dance Theatre Laboratory. The goal of the showcase is to bring professional choreographers to Westchester County to deepen audience participation and education for dance. The showcase will feature the work of established and emerging professional, contemporary, modern choreographers. Gierre Godley, artistic director of Project 44 will produce the showcase. Mr. Godley and Mt. Kisco resident, Jessica DiMauro (for the Steffi Nossen Dance Company) will premiere new work for the performance. Also showing work will be Cheryl Copeland for the Peridance Youth Ensemble, AnnMaria Mazzini, Aaron McGloin Dance, Nick Neagle for the newly formed Steffi Nossen Fall Choreography Showcase Ensemble, and more. As part of the mission to expand opportunities for audiences to engage in the creative process, Mr. Godley will lead a post-performance Q & A. Tickets are available at choreographyshowcase2014.eventbrite.com or by calling 914-328-1900.

3rd Annual Harvest Festival - The Bridge Church
November 01, 2014 - Malverne

Enjoy plenty of family fun and activities for everyone including free bounce houses, face painting, airbrush tattoos, games, and much more. Kids - come in costume and don't miss the main event...free Trunk O' Treating featuring decorated car trunks filled with candy! Rain date: Sunday, Nov. 2, 3-6pm.

Halloween - Jamaica Performing Arts Center
November 01, 2014 - Jamaica

Celebrate Halloween in a landmark 1895 Renaissance venue making for an afternoon of fun-filled family fun.

The Turn of the Screw presented by the Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival - Boscobel House & Gardens
Through November 01, 2014 - Garrison

In The Turn of the Screw, by Henry James, a young governess journeys to a lonely English manor house to care for two recently orphaned children and begins to see ghosts...or does she? Sure to be an unforgettable evening of spine-tingling mystery and intrigue, the production is adapted by Jeffrey Hatcher and directed by Gaye Taylor Upchurch. A reception will follow each performance. Tickets are $50 and available exclusively online at hvshakespeare.org. Oct. 29-Nov. 1, at 7pm. About the Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival: Celebrating their 28th season, HVSF is the only resident Shakespeare company in the Hudson Valley region. HVSF's productions and education programs reach 75,000 people of all ages each year, and its performances are consistently acclaimed for their spontaneous, spare, and freewheeling playing style. HVSF makes its home under a specially designed, open-air theater tent perched high on the banks of the Hudson River on the grounds of historic Boscobel House and Gardens in Garrison, New York. Using the dramatic views of the Hudson Highlands as near-perfect stage scenery, HVSF presents unparalleled productions in a perfect marriage of theater and nature.

Leonard Bernstein's Mass - Kupferberg Center for the Performing Arts
November 01, 2014 - Flushing

An important thing to remember is that this piece is not a "Mass" in the traditional sense. While it has a Kyrie, a Gloria, A Credo, a Sanctus etc., there is much more going on. This stylish mix of contemporary and ancient modes--rock, jazz, electronic music, Gregorian chant-- place it in a context somewhere between Broadway and opera.

Boyz II Men Concert - Resorts World Casino
November 01, 2014 - Jamaica

A live performance from this 4-time Grammy-winning R&B vocal group, best known for emotional ballads and a cappella harmonies. Featuring their chart topping singles "I'll Make Love To You," "End of the Road," "On Bended Knee" and many more! Formerly a quartet featuring Michael McCary, they are currently a trio composed of baritone Nathan Morris alongside tenors Wanya Morris and Shawn Stockman.

*Tilles Center for the Performing Arts Presents International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE) - Tilles Center for the Performing Arts
November 01, 2014 - Greenvale

The newest series explores the interplay of classical, jazz, experimental, and world music practiced by today's most adventurous composers and performing artists.

Pressing Apple Cider - The Nature Place Day Camp
November 01, 2014 - Chestnut Ridge

Join The Nature Place to press apples into fresh cider. Participants will help crush the apples, press them into juice, and then taste their creation.

Spooky Fest - Center for Science Teaching and Learning-Tanglewood Preserve
November 01, 2014 - Rockville Centre

At the Tanglewood Preserve, 16 acres is transformed into a family friendly, Halloween event. The first 200 kids get a Free Goody Bag, while supplies last. Experience these fun events! - A fun Not-So-Spooky Walk in the woods for young children - A Scary Walk through haunted woods for older kids and adults - Kids arts and crafts area - Amazing Animals Live Animal Exhibit - The Mystic Den - The Maze of Zombies - Friendly Merry Monsters - Face Painting

Gateway's Not So Scary Adventure for Kids - The Gateway Playhouse
Through November 01, 2014 - Bellport

Come one, come all – take a stroll through the batty maze, with giggles and squeals, as you meet goofy creatures, bewitching tricks, and ghoulish delights. A cheerful guide accompanies groups through this well-lit tour and introduces fun characters along the way. Family-friendly tunes complete the atmosphere… there may even be a treat at the end. Admission includes pumpkin bouncer, face painting, balloons and more. Recommended for ages 10 and under. Saturdays and Sundays, October 11-November 1.

Dead or Alive - NY Hall of Science
November 01, 2014 - Corona

Pumpkin chucking, live bats, and bioluminescence projects are all part of the fun at this celebration of Halloween and the Day of the Dead. Some activities require an additional fee; see website for details.

The Littlest Witch - The Showplace at the Bellmore Movies
November 01, 2014 - Bellmore

The Easter Bunny better hop quickly, Santa Claus better hold on to his trousers, and the whole barnyard better sing the blues because one little witch can't get her fill of tricks. This little wonder wishes every day was Halloween and creates witching mayhem wherever she goes. All seems to be just fine until a giant spider and a rapping record producer get in the way. The Littlest Witch will have to play nice if she wants to learn who her real friends are. Call for tickets.

Rockland Youth Film Festival - Town of Ramapo Cultural Arts Center
November 01, 2014 - Spring Valley

Check out the Rockland Youth Film Festival as it showcases the talents and creativity of young, budding film makers and directors from all over the world. Admission is free but seating is limited. Call 845-356-1341 to reserve tickets.

Drop-in Moving Image Studio - The Museum of The Moving Image
November 01, 2014 - Astoria

Children engage in hands-on creative work, making projects ranging from flipbooks and thaumatropes (hand-drawn optical toys), to stop-motion and computer animations, and video games. Studio visitors also have the opportunity to see, handle, and explore the inner workings of moving-image technology, such as projectors, film strips and video tape, video game consoles, and more. Children ages 7-12 must be accompanied by an adult, children over age 12 may participate on their own.

Kids & Family Programs: Good Night Gardens - Old Westbury Gardens
November 01, 2014 - Old Westbury

Flower bulbs are an important part of the springtime landscape at Old Westbury Gardens and in backyards everywhere. Study the science of bulbs and learn the steps of this final fall planting activity. Children will take a bulb home to complete the task of putting their own gardens to bed.

Ice Rink Season Opening - Bear Mountain Ice Rink
November 01, 2014 - Bear Mountain

The outdoor ice rink at Bear Mountain officially opens for the season the first Saturday in November. Visit online for weekday and holiday hours. Skate rentals available. Visit online for special holiday hours. Skating season runs through March 1, 2015.

November Family Studio Peacock Art Projects - Hudson River Museum
November 01, 2014 - Yonkers

Family Studio Art Projects are creative activities inspired by the Museum's current exhibition, "Strut: The Peackck and Beauty in Art," led by Junior Docents and arts and science professionals, offered on weekends at the Museum. The projects are best for ages 7 and older, but can be adapted for younger children.

Decadancetheatre - The Masters School - Claudia Boettcher Theater
November 01, 2014 - Dobbs Ferry

It's been called "…dance like a Keith Haring drawing come to life." Experience it Nov. 1, when the Brooklyn-based Decadancetheatre brings their all-female hip-hop/modern dance company to the Masters School in Dobbs Ferry, with three of their family-friendlier pieces: 4 (Four Seasons): Antonio Vivaldi and Hilltop Hoods; When The Sky Breaks: music mixed by DJ Boo; and The City Breathing: music by Daft Punk. The company is known for challenging hip-hop's male-dominated convention, taking female dancers out of the background of music videos and into the forefront of theatrical performance.

Celebrate Dia de los Muertos at HRM - Hudson River Museum
November 01, 2014 - Yonkers

The Mexican holiday of Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) remembers and honors those who have departed and welcomes their spirits’ return. Family members make an altar, placing offerings of food, sugar skulls, candles, incense, flowers, and a photo of the departed soul on it. At the Hudson River Museum's Dia de los Muertos Celebration, families can enjoy arts projects, music, food, face painting, and other traditional holiday fun. From 1-4pm, families are invited to make Day of the Dead symbols—pop-up books and face masks—with YOHO artist Michael Cuomo and Mexican artist Zafiro Romero Acevedo, and take a guided Spooky Walk in English and Spanish through haunted Glenview, the museum's river mansion, to learn about differing traditions of mourning by Victorian families and Latin Americans. View the altar, which holds objects to remind us of the departed and brand new art from Yonkers artists (on view Oct. 15-Nov. 2.). And at 4pm, see a parade and performance from Banda de los Muertos, a 14-piece group with a heavy-metal, brass-driven sound. Mexican food will be available for purchase from Tacos El Poblano. Suitable for all ages.

Make A Difference Day “Peekskill Reads” Book Giveaway - Field Library
November 01, 2014 - Peekskill

Kids of all ages are invited to celebrate "Make a Difference Day" by getting a free stack of books to take home. The program is hosted by "Peekskill Reads," which is headed by Drew Claxton. "Men Who Read" volunteers will read stories to children. Refreshments will be served.

The Sunset Switch - Teatown Lake Reservation
November 01, 2014 - Ossining

As the day ends, certain animals wind down for bed, while others are just beginning to stir. Learn who wakes up at sunset as their daytime counterparts are bedding down. Read "The Sunset Switch," and meet a couple of Teatown's animal ambassadors featured in this children's story.

Wag Your Tale! - Read to a Dog - Scarsdale Public Library
November 01, 2014 - Scarsdale

Independent readers can practice their reading skills with a story-loving dog. Registration required, but not limited to Scarsdale Library cardholders.

Scared by the Sound Haunted House & The Terror Trail - Playland Amusement Park
Through November 01, 2014 - Rye

Be afraid. Be very afraid. Zombies, ghouls, ghosts and creeps eagerly await you when the "Scared by the Sound" Haunted House returns to Playland Park in Rye, beginning Saturday, Oct. 4. Visitors are invited into the 10,000-square-foot haunt, which features the Crypt Walk, Haunted Wine Cellar, Creepy Morgue, Tunnels of Doom, plus some all-new scenes. In addition, test your survival skills in the all new outdoor Black-Out Maze. From Oct. 4 to Nov. 1, hours for Scared by the Sound are Fridays: 8-11pm, Saturdays: 7-11pm, Sundays: 7-10pm, and Friday and Saturday, Oct. 31 and Nov. 1: 7-11pm. Light refreshments and beverages will be available for sale each evening. Admission for "Scared by the Sound" is $16. Go to scaredbythesound.com to purchase tickets online by credit card. In-park ticket purchases will be by cash only (ATM onsite). Call 914-906-0818 for general information and corporate and group sales. The event is not recommended for children younger than 10 alone or with an adult, nor is it advised that persons with medical conditions or those adversely affected by strobe lighting or fog attend. "Scared by the Sound" is held rain or shine, and parking for the attraction is free. Please note that the park's amusement rides will not be open. Enter the attraction area near the Fountain Plaza entrance. "Scared by the Sound" is presented by After Dark Attractions, LLC. Playland, a Westchester County Park, can be reached via the New England Thruway (I-95), Playland Parkway exit 19. For more information, visit scaredbythesound.com or call 1-877-SCARY-FUN.

Kesivan and the Lights - Flushing Town Hall
November 01, 2014 - Flushing

Kesivan Naidoo is a drummer, composer and leader of an exciting new generation of Cape jazz performers. Naidoo and his fiery quintet shine in every jazz style whether they are playing a soulful ballad, an innovative new composition, or covering a quirky Ornette Coleman tune. In celebration of Queens College Year of South Africa. Request free tickets on website.

Wildlife Weekends - Queens County Farm Museum
November 01, 2014 - Floral Park

Have fun learning about interesting critters at this pay-one-price event! Admission includes Birds-of-Prey Show, Frogs, Bugs, & Animal Show, hayrides, pony rides (80 lb. rider limit), and animal feeding.

Family Art Project: Plant Jewelry - Wave Hill
November 01, 2014 - Bronx

Collect intriguing items from the grounds of Wave Hill. Then, visiting artist Jessica Lagunas illustrates how to turn these found natural wonders into exciting plant jewelry. Save some to glue to a found box, along with fabric or embossed foil, and make a treasure chest to house your prized possession of the season.

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed - Bronx Zoo
November 01, 2014 - Bronx

Dinos are back at the Zoo, bigger and badder! The attraction includes a ride through the Cretaceous and Jurassic periods with more than two-dozen animatronic dinosaurs up to 40 feet long which move, snarl, roar, and spit. Board a paleontologist's wagon for a trip back in time. Dig for fossils at a field site and explore artifacts. Take a tour through the pre-historic world at Erth's Dinosaur Zoo. Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed includes a ride through a two-acre area of the zoo, and highlights the physical or behavioral adaptations many share with species that are alive today. This limited engagement runs through November 2, and will be included in the Total Experience Ticket. Special events will take place all spring and summer. Tickets can be purchased in advance at bronxzoo.com.

Boo at the Zoo - Bronx Zoo
November 01, 2014 - Bronx

Celebrate a New York Halloween tradition with safe, family-friendly activities. Annual favorites include jack-o'-lantern illumination, Creatures of the Night walkthrough experience; 3-D pumpkin carving demos and displays, hay maze, broadway cast member appearances, costume parade, music, magic, crafts, and more, with some additional Halloween surprises! An eerie walk-through experience - Jack-O'-Lantern Illumination - Creatures of the Night will take over the exhibits in the former World of Darkness, creating a one-of-a-kind, illuminated Halloween display. Broadway cast members from plays including Pippin, Motown, Cinderella, On the Town, and the Lion, Witch and the Wardrobe will make special appearances. Entertainment will include original musical revue Carnival of Extraordinary Animals and encore performances from magician David Levitan, and the musical group, Gigi and the Lend me a Hand Band All Boo at the Zoo activities are included with the price of admission with the exception of Dinosaur Safari and the Jack-O'-Lantern Illumination; both are included with the Total Experience Ticket. Visit bronxzoo.com for the full schedule.

Crafts at Purchase 2014 - The Perfoming Arts Center at Purchase College
November 01, 2014 - Purchase

Excited to start holiday shopping but don’t know where to begin? Crafts at Purchase is the perfect opportunity to find unique, high quality, and artistic handmade gifts. Collectors, art enthusiasts and discerning shoppers will enjoy the exclusive opportunity to meet 100 visionary jury-selected craft artists and purchase their latest work. The show will include inventive one-of-a-kind and limited edition jewelry, clothing and accessories, home decor pieces, as well as functional and sculptural works in ceramics, glass, metal, painting, photography, wood and mixed media. There will be a special pop-up showcase highlighting work from Westchester’s renowned Clay Art Center. Many new artists, never before seen at the Performing Arts Center, will be present. Fine artists and craftspeople will be traveling from across the country to exhibit and sell their one-of-a-kind works. Crafts at Purchase is directed by Artrider Productions the creators and producers of Crafts at Lyndhurst, Westchester's nationally acclaimed craft show series in Tarrytown, as well as several other of the nation's most successful fine craft shows such as the Rhinebeck Arts Festival, CraftNewYork, CraftWestport, and CraftMorristown. The event is being produced in conjunction with the Prompters, the Performing Arts Center's volunteer corps, and all proceeds from ticket sales will go to The Performing Arts Center.

Model Train Show - Baldwin United Methodist Church
November 01, 2014 - Baldwin

Love trains? Come out for a fabulous model train show featuring operating modular model railroad layouts, model/photo contests, how-to-do-it clinics, bargain table (used model railroad equipment), raffle, and door prizes.

Fall Back to Nature Day - Trumbull Nature and Arts Center
November 01, 2014 - Trumbull

Enjoy an afternoon filled with outdoor fun and learning, crafts, vendors, snacks and more.

Kids Fun Night: Movie Night in the Pool - Stamford JCC
November 01, 2014 - Stamford

Children in grades K-5 can hang out and watch a movie while floatiing in the pool.

Gan Shabbat Family Service - Bet Torah Nursery School
November 01, 2014 - Mt. Kisco

Gan Shabbat, a program of children's Sabbath services for nursery-school-age students and their families will take place at Bet Torah on Saturday morning, Nov. 1. This inter-active introduction to Shabbat songs, stories, and prayers takes place from 10:30am to 12pm in the synagogue library for toddlers up to grade 2. A kid-friendly Kiddush of refreshments follows each service. ("Gan" is the Hebrew word for "garden"). Unaffiliated families and intermarried families are invited to join this specially designed warm and welcoming children's program. For additional information about children's services or Nursery School registration for fall 2014, please visit bettorah.org or call the Nursery School office at 914-666-7595.

Harmless Halloween Horrors - Hudson Valley Writers Center
Through November 01, 2014 - Sleepy Hollow

Harmless Halloween Horrors October isn't only for big kids and big scares! Join Storyteller David Neilsen for some ghoulish and silly Halloween tales, selected and prepared for our younger trick-or-treaters. Because even little kids can use a good spook every now and again! This reading will take place at 5:30pm and 6:30pm on Oct. 10, 11, 12, 17, 18, 19, 24, 25, 26, 31, and Nov. 1. Please specify choice of date and time upon registration.

Halloween at Haus - Haus
Through November 01, 2014 - New York

Still figuring out where to go for Halloween? Look no further than one of Tribeca's exclusive hotspot HAUS. Put on those sexy costumes and enjoy a night filled with sin, lust, alcohol and music at this beautiful multi-tired venue that offers something for everyone. Get your tickets here: https://nightout.com/events/halloween-at-haus-new-york-city-nyc-nightclub-2014/tickets#.VC8DryldWyM

Shipwrecked Halloween - Zephyr at South Street Seaport
Through November 01, 2014 - New York

Climb aboard ZEPHYR, a one-of-a-kind luxury yacht, for an opportunity to view New York City from the comfort of multiple climate-controlled decks. Surrounded by spectacular sights outside and elegant amenities inside, you will glide past many of New York's most legendary landmarks, including the Statue of Liberty, the Empire State Building and the Brooklyn Bridge. From start to finish, ZEPHYR provides a unique fun-filled experience. A cash bar is available on board to keep you refreshed along the way. Departs from Pier 16 in the historic South Street Seaport in Downtown Manhattan. Get your tickets here: https://nightout.com/events/shipwrecked-halloween-zephyr-nyc-new-york-october31st-2014/tickets#.VC8WOCldWyM

Willy Wonka Jr. - Broadhollow at Elmont
November 01, 2014 - Elmont

The delicious adventures experienced by Charlie Bucket on his visit to Willy Wonka’s mysterious chocolate factory light up the stage in this captivating adaptation of Roald Dahl’s fantastical tale. Featuring the enchanting songs from the 1971 film. Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka JR. is a scrumdidilyumptious musical guaranteed to delight everyone's sweet tooth.

Bobby McFerrin: Bobby Meets Africa in New York - Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College
November 01, 2014 - Brooklyn

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College will open its 60th Anniversary Season with a concert by 10-time Grammy winner Bobby McFerrin on Saturday, November 1, 2014 at 8pm. Titled “Bobby Meets Africa in New York”, this one-of-a-kind event will feature Bobby’s extraordinary improvisational skills as he is joined by several New York City-based African musicians.

Riff Raff's Halloween - Riff Raff's
Through November 01, 2014 - New York

No matter how cold the weather, you can always find a tropical Tiki party blazing beneath the urban streets at Riff Raffs. Join us on the island of treats at Riff Raffs this Halloween with tiki drinks following all night long. Get painted by Riff Raffs famous bartender and transport yourself into the jungle. This event is 21+ with proper ID

BRONX UFT BOROUGHWIDE PARENT SUMMIT - Bronx UFT Office
November 01, 2014 - Bronx

Workshops include: Understanding Bullying Behavior and How to Intervene, What's New in Special Education, Bronx Fathers Taking Action, Transition to Middle School, Transition to High School, MCU'S Financially Fit Series: Budgeting, Encouraging a Growth Mindset, MCU'S Financially Fit Series: Credit, and Coalition for Educational Justice. For additional information contact: Nick Cruz at 1-718-862-6074, or email ncruz@uft.org. Register online at uft.org/bronx-parent-summit.

Day of the Dead Design Challenge - Old American Can Factory
November 01, 2014 - Gowanus

Kids, celebrate Dia de los Muertos [Day of the Dead] with a spine-tingling design challenge. Come and create a haunted house, a vampire’s lair, a pumpkin patch complete with a headless horseman – it’s all up to you! Young people will work in teams, mentored by ArchForKids educators and architects from New York chapter of the National Organization of Minority Architects (NOMA). Teams will work together to brainstorm, sketch and build a model of their spooky plans. At the end of the program, each team will present its work to the group. A great way to cap off Halloween weekend! Only $15 per participant, which includes a pizza lunch. Sign up soon via events@nycoba.org. Ages 8-14. Saturday, November 1, 10am – 2 pm at the Old American Can Factory, 232 3rd Street, Brooklyn NY.

Around the World: Creative Kids - Stepping Stones Museum
November 01, 2014 - Norwalk

Learn the significance of the Native American dream catcher and make your own. Tickets required. Limited space. For children ages 2 and older.

STEAM Explorers: Gallery of Games - Trumbull Nature and Arts Center
November 01, 2014 - Trumbull

Children ages 8-12 use Caine's Arcade as an inspiration to design and create a prototype of an arcade using recycled materials.

Minecraft Club - Wilton Library
November 01, 2014 - Wilton

Kids ages 8 can join Wilton Library's Minecraft Computer Club. A server for Fairfield County has been set up with a virtual world where the Minecraft community in Wilton can meet and the club welcomes the enthusiasts. Players must bring their own laptop and create their own account. Visit the Children's Desk with a valid library card to be registered.

Destroy Your Hard Drive - Wilton Library
November 01, 2014 - Wilton

Let Wilton Library's Robotics team take care of your old computer. This is a team fundraiser. They'll destroy your hard-drive while you wait. No registration necessary.

Boneless Computing - Wilton Library
November 01, 2014 - Wilton

Join Dale Cates, WLA's Systems Administrator while he demonstrates how to assemble all the computer components up to BIOS (Basic Input/Output System) -- the stage right before the operating system starts. Registration required.

Dia De Los Muertos - Long Island Children's Museum
November 01, 2014 - Garden City

Celebrate Dia de los Muertos, otherwise known as the Day of the Dead. Learn about the customs of this Latin American holiday of celebration and remembrance, and then create your own traditional sugar skull to commemorate this event.

Kids Workshop-Pallet Coaster - Home Depot
November 01, 2014 - Elmont

Kids learn to build or create a useful, fun product. Workshops teach children do-it-yourself skills and tool safety, and instill a sense of pride and accomplishment. All kids get to keep their craft and receive a free Kids Workshop Apron, commemorative pin, and certificate of achievement. Workshops are offered the first Saturday of each month for children ages 5-12.

Crafts For Kids- Scarecrow Puppet - Lakeshore Learning Store
November 01, 2014 - New Hyde Park

Kids will have a ball making exciting crafts that they can use or display. Every craft is educational and fun.

Rock or Treat? FunikiJam Halloween Party for Kids! - Raising Astoria
November 01, 2014 - Astoria

Rock or Treat at the FunikiJam World Music Halloween Party for KIDS! Celebrate the spook-tacular season with high energy live music, costume parade, and treats for all! FunikiJam World Tours performs live weekly across the nation. Recommended for ages 0-5 with an adult companion. $30 single visit JamPass admits one child with an adult companion FREE for first time visitors!

Disney's Beauty and the Beast - The Noel S. Ruiz Theatre at CM Performing Arts Center
November 01, 2014 - Oakdale

Travel to a lovely French provincial town where the beautiful Belle lives with her father – a dotty inventor. When her father doesn’t return from a trip to the local fair, Belle rushes off to find him. To her dismay, he is being held captive in an old castle by a horrible beast. Belle trades her freedom for his, and this “tale as old as time” begins. How Belle tames the unfortunate Beast and his ultimate transformation into a handsome prince continues to enthrall audiences young and old.

A Feast of Gaelic Culture - Molloy College-Kellenberg Hall
November 01, 2014 - Rockville Centre

Learn more about traditional Gaelic culture including Irish Language arts, Celtic and Gaelic history, Brehon Law, traditional dance, ancient Irish genealogy, bodhrán, piping, fiddling, and more! Hands-on workshops for the whole family. If you or your organization would like to offer a workshop in a traditional Gaelic art, call Jerry Kelly or email jerrykelly@att.net.

Fall Festivasl - Child Development Center of the Hamptons
November 01, 2014 - Wainscott

Enjoy carnival activities, balloons, face painting, pumpkin painting and animals.

Snow Queen - Studio Theatre
November 01, 2014 - Lindenhurst

The story is one of Andersen's longest and is considered by scholars, critics, and readers alike as one of his best. It is regularly included in selected tales and collections of his work as well as being frequently reprinted in illustrated storybook editions for children. The tale has been adapted in various media including animated film and television drama.

Snow Queen - Studio Theatre
November 01, 2014 - Lindenhurst

Catch this dramatic adaptation of a Hans Christian Anderson's classic tale upon which the Disney's animated cartoon Frozen is based.

Family Adventures: Build a Better Tomorrow - Connetquot River State Park
November 01, 2014 - Oakdale

Create a bird feeder out of a plastic bottle. Bring 1 water bottle. Call 631-581 – 1072 for reservations.

Proper West Halloween - Proper West
Through November 01, 2014 - New York

Halloween at the new Proper West This event is 21+ with proper ID Get your tickets here: https://nightout.com/events/proper-west-halloween-nyc-new-york-october31st-2014/tickets#.VDhaySldWyM

The Raven Halloween - The Raven
Through November 01, 2014 - New York

Step downstairs into The Raven, a jewel in the meatpacking where you are surrounded by darkness. Named for the famous poem by Edgar Allen Poe -The Raven is known as the subterranean dean of nightlife. The question to be asked are you brave enough to enter?

Galli Theater's 'Rapunzel' - Gloria Maddox Theater
November 01, 2014 - Chelsea

Rapunzel lives in a tower deep in the forest where her only companion is Mother Gothel. Will she be trapped there forever or will a prince come to her rescue?

'The Magic Flute' - The New Victory Theater
November 01, 2014 - Times Square Theater District

From the townships of South Africa, Isango Ensemble bursts onto the stage in an inspired reimagining of Mozart's masterpiece opera THE MAGIC FLUTE: Impempe yomlingo. Sung in English by an ensemble of more than two dozen vibrant voices, classic arias are enlivened with exhilarating orchestrations of merry marimbas and powerful percussion. A brilliant fusion of fairy tale and African myth, the show shines especially bright when the majestic Pauline Malefane performs her acclaimed interpretation of the Queen of the Night. Winner of an Olivier Award for Best Musical Revival (Young Vic, London) and a Globes de Cristal for Best Opera (Théâtre du Châtelet, Paris), this fresh, fearless and fantastical production, co-produced by Eric Abraham and the Young Vic, brims with dazzling drama, crisp comedy and the sublime joy of finding true love.

Dan Zanes Song Gusto Hour - Symphony Space
November 01, 2014 - Upper West Side

Sing at the top of your lungs with GRAMMY Award-winning musician Dan Zanes and his band. The atmosphere is loose, communal, and festive, and the audience is invited to bring an instrument or simply their voices. This is a rare Symphony Space appearance from Dan, and he’ll be sing songs from his new greatest hits album, Get Loose and Get Together! Dan is like a 21st century ringmaster, introducing new songs and reconnecting people to songs that have always been there, and still are—it’s just that people forgot about them. For more information about Dan, visit www.danzanes.com Ages 3 and up.

SCI-TECH WORKSHOP: Sock Puppet Animation - Sony Plaza Atrium, Sony Wonder Technology Lab
November 01, 2014 - Upper East Side

Bring your socks to life! Create your very own sock puppet using paint, sequins, gems, and props. Create and take home a copy of your short movie along with your new puppet. Reservations of up to four children ages 8 and older can be made.

Parents Night Out Spooktacular - Lil' Builders
November 01, 2014 - Smithtown

Children enjoy crafts, games, snacks and put on a costume parade for parents at pick up.

Parent's Night Out - Tumbling Tunes
November 01, 2014 - East Northport

Children ages 6 months - 8 years will enjoy games, crafts, gymnastics, and free play while you enjoy a night out. Experienced, friendly staff and restaurant discounts available.

Woodworking/craft class - Tumbling Tunes
November 01, 2014 - East Northport

Children ages 6-10 enjoy working with tools and paint to create an original wooden masterpiece. Previous crafts include a Halloween sign, a watermelon serving platter, a shell mobile, and a name plaque.

Halloween spoktackular Parents night Out - Lil' Builders
November 01, 2014 - Smithtown

Children wear a costume and enjoy a night out full of games, snacks, crafts, dinner and lots of building. This is a drop off event.

animation open house - Plaza Cinema & Media Arts Center
November 01, 2014 - Patchogue

Learn about the world of animation. See what the center has been doing, and what you can do with animation. Children are invited to wear their Halloween costumes to the festivities.

Egg Taking Demonstrations - Cold Spring Harbor Fish Hatchery & Aquarium
November 01, 2014 - Cold Spring Harbor

Witness the centuries old process of trout egg taking and fertilization.

The Open Studio for Teens - Parrish Art Museum
November 01, 2014 - Water Mill

On the first Saturday of the month, the Open Studio is reserved for intermediate and high school students. Young artists develop observation, drawing, and painting skills with guidance from experienced instructors and inspiration from the Parrish’s permanent collection. Space is limited. visit parrishart.org or call 631-283-2118 ext. 130 to register.

Open Studio - Mini Monet
November 01, 2014 - Sayville

Stop in for lots of fun during Open Studio time at Mini Monet. You have your choice of painting a plaster piece, a canvas, or on the easel.

Family Pumpkin Carving Workshop - East End Arts Gallery
November 01, 2014 - Riverhead

East End Arts invites community members to bring their family to learn how to create and carve unique designs on pumpkins in celebration of the Fall Harvest. Pumpkins, carving tools, stencils, and templates will be provided; an adult must be present with children at all times. Pre-registration is encouraged. Call 631-369-2171.

The Brownstone School Fall Fun Fair - Schoolyard at 77th & Columbus Avenue
November 01, 2014 - Upper West Side

Join the festivities at the annual The Brownstone School Fun Fair. Celebrate the bounty of the fall season with an ongoing lineup of games, activities, crafts, bouncy house, trackless train rides, sand art, homemade food and much more! The Brownstone School has been part of the vibrant Upper West Side community for 50 years.

Town Square's Zombie Nerf War - Polish & Slavic Center
November 01, 2014 - Brooklyn

Zombie Nerf War will start at 4 PM at the Polish & Slavic Center on Java Street. $10 a round; you must be 8 years old or older. You can use one of our nerf guns or bring your own to deal with those pesky zombies.

Town Square's Halloween Parade & Party - Brooklyn Expo Center
November 01, 2014 - Brooklyn

For over a decade, Town Square has been bringing Halloween fun to the families of North Brooklyn with our Halloween Parade & Party. Costumed kids and kids-at-heart march down Manahattan Avenue and back to the starting point for a spooktacular party. Arts & crafts, contests, games and yummy munchies. This event is now a seasonal highlight for North Brooklyn families. 1 PM Parade starts at Brooklyn BabyFest (Brooklyn Expo Center, 79 Franklin Street) 4 PM Zombie Nerf War at Polish & Slavic Center (176 Java Street bw Manhattan & McGuinness) The Halloween Party will be a spooktacular feature at Brooklyn BabyFest & Family Jam from 12 to 4 PM! The parade is free to join. The Halloween party is included with BabyFest admission tickets.

American Girl Halloween - Girl AGain boutique
Through November 01, 2014 - White Plains

Trick or treat with your American Girl doll at Girl AGain boutique's new location in White Plains at 4 Martine Avenue. There'll be a treat for your doll, and kids in costume will get a treat too. Friday, Oct. 31, and Saturday, Nov. 1, 10am-5pm.

Fall Festival - World Cup Schools - World Cup Schools
November 01, 2014 - Chappaqua

An open house filled with lots of free, fun, fall activities at World Cup Nursery School & Kindergarten at World Cup Gymnastics 160 Hunts Lane, in Chappaqua. Featuring balloon twisting from Animaloons; open gymnastics from World Cup Gymnastics; arts, crafts, and activities from World Cup Nursery School & Kindergarten. Lots of fun activities for the whole family, including free food and snacks, tattoos, puppet making, hay rides, food projects, autumn arts and crafts, games, and much more! Admission is FREE; bring a friend! The facility will be accepting donations of non-perishable food items for the Food Bank of Westchester.

Tot Shabbat - Congregation Sons of Israel
November 01, 2014 - Upper Nyack

Babies and toddlers are invited to celebrate Shabbat morning with stories and games. For children up to 6 years old. The program includes grape juice and challah with Rabbi Russo followed by a free lunch for children and their parents.

The Adversary - Sex On Fifth Avenue! - Museum of Sex
November 01, 2014 - New York

KAYVON ZAND & BAD MEOW MEOW IN ASSOCIATION WITH THE MUSEUM OF SEX PRESENT SEX ON FIFTH AVENUE (HALLOWEEN WEEKEND) A WEEKLY SATURDAY MUSEXUAL AFFAIR 8 EXHIBITS 4 FLOORS 1 DANCE PARTY CURATOR KAYVON ZAND BRENDAN MCELROY MuSEXUALISTS MUSIC PERFORMANCES THE ADVERSARY FEAT. MINI DEE NICOLE RESTANI & CHIMERA PROJECT DJs- WREN BRITTON, JOHANNA CONSTANTINE, WHITEOWLJAGUAR, RESY, & L.A.R.R.Y. PRE PARTY DINNER "FALLING FROM GRACE" (more info TBA) INSTALLATION BY ROCKSTAR WIGS SSIK DESIGNS CHURCH OF VANITY VENGEANCE KADAVIR DOOR SUZIE HART & MARKUS KELLE

Halloween at Hilo - Hilo
Through November 01, 2014 - New York

Halloween at Hilo Meatpacking District HILO Bar is a secret hideaway with great music, stiff drinks, and good company without the velvet rope. Whether you want to enjoy your favorite cocktail before dinner or dance the night away, you are always invited to the party. Take your pick from our simple menu of cocktails with seasonal ingredients, kick back on black tufted banquettes and enjoy the sounds as our DJs spin the best throughout the night.

Gansevoort Park Rooftop Halloween 2014 - Gansevoort Park Rooftop
Through November 01, 2014 - New York

Gansevoort Park Rooftop Halloween 2014 E&R Group (Eric Virgil & Rob Diesel) presents Friday, October 31st, 2014 Gansevoort Park Rooftop Halloween 2014 at Gansevoort Park Rooftop located at 39 E 58th Street, New York, NY, 10022 Tickets start at $20 General Ticket Prices go up as the date gets closer To purchase tickets go to http://thedreamvine.com/evspecial/sinfully-stylish-halloween Doors Open at 9pm. Ends at 4am. Music Type: House, Top 40, House, Pop/Top 40 If you have been to one of our events in the past, you already know what you are in for. If you haven't been to one yet, now is your chance. Spoil yourself rotten at Gansevoort Park Avenue’s haute couture tribute to Halloween terror. As twilight sets on Manhattan, dark knights and dashing divas ascend onto the streets of Park Avenue South to reap havoc in true fashionista style. The parade of sinful pomp and sexy pageantry amongst Manhattan’s beautiful elite, both mortal and immortal, will surely be the talk and toast of the town! Gansevoort Park Avenue explodes onto the scene as Manhattan’s latest premier party destination. The moment you step into the breathtaking tri-level space, you'll know you’ve arrived...so vamp it up and sashay down the runway of Halloween frivolity with high style and glamour. 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. Discover the newly-renovated Ivy Lounge, formerly known as the Blue Room. This indoor/outdoor oasis boasts its own dedicated bar and private terrace where you can sit and enjoy the sprawling city views. Take your ultimate party experience to the next level and become a VIP! Gain access to the privileged spaces of the Pool Lounge and Red Room. The Pool Lounge's sleek atmosphere provides guests with a sophisticated cabana-esque feel. Step outside the glass doors of the Pool Lounge 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. To gain access to the Pool Lounge, you must be a Pool Lounge ticket holder. Pool Lounge ticket holders will have access to the Park Lounge, Main Bar and the Ivy Lounge. 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 all lounges inside Gansevoort Park including the coveted Pool Lounge. For information, please text 917-300-8976 or email us at info@theenrgroup.com Age: 21 and over with proper ID. To purchase tickets go to http://thedreamvine.com/evspecial/sinfully-stylish-halloween For more Halloween Parties in New York City or New Jersey, go to www.theenrgroup.com

Halloween Candy Buy Back - Merrick Pediatric Dentistry
November 01, 2014 - Merrick

Help bring a taste of Halloween to our troops! Join in for this Annual Halloween Candy Buy Back event. The dental office will buy back your child's candy at $1/pound (up to 5 lbs per child). They will also have free face painting, crafts, raffles and balloons. Event open to the public and you do not have to be a patient to attend. All candy collected will be donated to our troops.

Halloween at Hilo - Hilo
Through November 01, 2014 - New York

HILO Bar is a secret hideaway with great music, stiff drinks, and good company without the velvet rope. Whether you want to enjoy your favorite cocktail before dinner or dance the night away, you are always invited to the party. Take your pick from our simple menu of cocktails with seasonal ingredients, kick back on black tufted banquettes and enjoy the sounds as our DJs spin the best throughout the night. Get your tickets here: https://nightout.com/events/halloween-at-hilo-nyc-new-york-october31st-2014/tickets#.VC8SMyldWyM

Halloween at Haus - Haus
Through November 01, 2014 - New York

Still figuring out where to go for Halloween? Look no further than one of Tribeca's exclusive hotspot HAUS. Put on those sexy costumes and enjoy a night filled with sin, lust, alcohol and music at this beautiful multi-tired venue that offers something for everyone.

NYAACF Presents: Ha-Ha-Halloween Headliners of Arab Comedy - Gotham Comedy Club
Through November 01, 2014 - New York

Description: The 11th annual New York Arab American Comedy Festival presents the Ha-Ha- Halloween Headliners of Arab Comedy: This show is scary funny and will feature the best of the best in Arab comedy. The stellar line-up brings together comedians who have been seen on Breaking Bad, The Queen Latifah Show, See Dad Run, Comedy Central, HBO, and more for the most hilariously scary Halloween show in history.

NYC Craft Beer Festival - Lexington Armory
Through November 01, 2014 - New York City

NYC Craft Beer Festival - AUTUMN HARVEST returns to Lexington Armory, Fri. October 31st and Sat. Nov. 1st, 2014 NYCCraftBeerFest.com Mission To give our guests the opportunity to sample 100+ craft Beers, and to eat delicious gourmet food. Every guest will go home with a souvenir tasting glass and a wonderful, warm feeling in their belly. Description What: Oct. 31st & Nov. 1st, the NYC Craft Beer Festival RETURNS to Lexington Armory. Approx. 75 Craft Brewers, approx. 150+ different fall Craft beers to taste, along with delicious food to pair with beer.

Artie Lange - Carolines on Broadway
November 01, 2014 - New York

From stand-up to sketch comedy to movies, TV and the biggest radio show in the world, Artie Lange has done it all in the comedy world. His decidedly non-PC material often consists largely of observational bits and storytelling . Artie is often compared to one of his idols, John Belushi and remains one of the funniest guys around. Artie was born in Union, New Jersey, in October of 1967. A talented athlete and die-hard New York Yankees fan at a young age, Lange had dreams of playing professional baseball. But, as he got older and gained a reputation for being the class clown, he began to consider a career in stand-up. Lange performed his first stand-up comedy routine at 19 years of age. He took up work as a longshoreman to help support his family. In 1995, Lange starred in the first and second seasons of MADtv. Lange was also featured in Dirty Work with Norm Macdonald, who brought Lange into the second season of his sitcom, The Norm Show. In 2001, Lange replaced Jackie Martling on The Howard Stern Show and stayed until late 2009. He quickly became one of the most popular characters on the show. Lange has released comedy specials – It's the Whiskey Talkin' (2004) and Jack and Coke (2009). He co-wrote, produced and starred in his film Artie Lange's Beer League in 2006, and co-wrote, with Anthony Bozza, the book Too Fat to Fish in 2008, which entered The New York Times Best Seller list at number one. His latest book, "Crash and Burn," was released last November. Artie currently hosts "The Artie Lange?Show," seen on DirecTV, the?Audience Network and heard on Sirius XM?Radio.

Gotham All Stars - Gotham Comedy Club
November 01, 2014 - New York

Description: A professional Showcase featuring comics from "Late Show with David Letterman", "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno", "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon", Conan on TBS, Comedy Central, HBO and various TV shows and films. Featuring Vic Henley, Yannis Pappas, Rodey Laney, Gregg Rogell and More!

Food Film Fest -
Through November 01, 2014 - New York City

TASTE WHAT YOU SEE ON THE SCREEN! http://www.thefoodfilmfestival.com/ Presented in association with the James Beard Foundation, the Festival is a multi-sensory experience where guests taste the food they see on the screen. Description Taste What You See On the Screen! Presented in association with the James Beard Foundation, the Festival is a cinematic scratch n' sniff where guests taste the food they see on the screen in New York City, Chicago and Charleston, SC.

Kids Fun Night | Movie Night in the Pool! - Stamford JCC
November 01, 2014 - Stamford

Grades K – 5. Bring your friends to hang out and watch a movie in the coolest way possible; while floating in the pool! This Kids Fun Night will make a real splash.

Hill Country Brooklyn Fam Jam Fair - Hill Country Brooklyn
November 01, 2014 - Brooklyn

Bring the whole family to Hill Country Brooklyn for the Fall Fam Jam Fair. Activities include games, cupcake decorating for kids, bead making with Urban Glass, balloon animals, face painting and more. Shake Shake will also be serving up custard on the Plaza. Live music will be provided by The Three Gentlemen, the noteworthy, BK roots/country foursome. They'll treat guests to family-style sing-a-longs and take impromptu requests. In addition to music and fun, Hill Country will offer a Fam Jam Kids' Special ($8.50) which includes; 1/8 lb brisket, longhorn cheddar mac & cheese, and a chocolate chunk cookie. Happy hour specials will be available all day long for parents.

Camp Tour - Deer Mountain Day Camp
November 01, 2014 - Pomona

Families are invited to tour the camp, meet counselors, and participate in a slate of activities including crafts, giant Lego building, playground time, and sports. Parents can also meet with one of Deer Mountain’s Owners and Directors to have their questions answered. Call or e-mail info@deermountaindaycamp.com to book your appointment.

Open House - Hastings Co-op Nursery School
November 01, 2014 - Hastings-on-Hudson

Registration is open for the 2015-2016 school year. The school offers early drop-off and extended-day programs. For more information, please contact co-directors Cindy Nibur and Irene Wemer at 914-478-3777 or twosteach@aol.com.

Christopher Williams: The Production Line of Happiness - Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Through November 02, 2014 - New York

Christopher Williams: The Production Line of Happiness, a major survey of one of the most influential artists working in the photographic medium, confirms Christopher Williams's (American, b. 1956) status as one of the most thoughtful and thought-provoking artists of his generation, one whose interests in his generational elders is mirrored by the impact he is currently having on younger artists. In a career spanning nearly 30 years, Williams has explored the realms of photojournalism, picture archives, mass media, and commercial imaging, producing a concise oeuvre of photographs that carries an outsized impact on artists and cultural historians today. Deeply invested in the history of photography as a medium of art and intellectual inquiry, he is committed to furthering a critique of late capitalist society, in which images typically function as agents of consumer spectacle. Williams is currently professor of photography at the Kunstakademie Dusseldorf, a position previously held by Thomas Ruff, Jeff Wall (fleetingly), and -- for 20 illustrious years -- Bernd Becher.

The Haunted House at Bayville Adventure Park - Bayville Scream Park
Through November 02, 2014 - Bayville

Bayville Adventure Park transforms into a spooky world of frights and surprises to become Bayville Scream Park. Featuring Bloodworth Haunted Mansion, Uncle Needle's Fun House of Fear, Temple of Terror, Zombie Pirates, and Evil in the Woods.

A World of Its Own: Photographic Practices in the Studio - Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Through November 02, 2014 - New York

Bringing together photographs, films, videos, and works in other mediums, A World of Its Own: Photographic Practices in the Studio examines the ways in which photographers and artists using photography have worked and experimented within the four walls of the studio space, from photography's inception to today. Featuring both new acquisitions and works from the Museum's collection that have not been on view in recent years, A World of Its Own includes approximately 200 works, by artists such as Berenice Abbott, Uta Barth, Zeke Berman, Karl Blossfeldt, Constantin Brancusi, Geta Br?tescu, Harry Callahan, Robert Frank, Jan Groover, Barbara Kasten, Man Ray, Bruce Nauman, Paul Outerbridge, Irving Penn, Adrian Piper, Edward Steichen, William Wegman, and Edward Weston.

The Roof Garden Commission: Dan Graham with Gunther Vogt - Metropolitan Museum of Art
Through November 02, 2014 - New York

American artist Dan Graham (born 1942, Urbana, Illinois) will create a site-specific installation atop The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Roof Garden-the second in a new series of commissions for the outdoor site. The installation will comprise one of Graham's unique steel and glass pavilions structures for which he has been renowned since the early 1980s-set within a specially engineered landscape designed in collaboration with Swiss landscape architect Gunther Vogt (born 1957, Balzers, Liechtenstein.) Constructed of hedge rows and curves of two-way mirrored glass, the pavilion will be both transparent and reflective, creating a changing and visually complex environment for visitors.

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed - Bronx Zoo
Through November 02, 2014 - Bronx

Dinos are back at the Zoo, bigger and badder! The attraction includes a ride through the Cretaceous and Jurassic periods with more than two-dozen animatronic dinosaurs up to 40 feet long which move, snarl, roar, and spit. Board a paleontologist's wagon for a trip back in time. Dig for fossils at a field site and explore artifacts. Take a tour through the pre-historic world at Erth's Dinosaur Zoo. Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed includes a ride through a two-acre area of the zoo, and highlights the physical or behavioral adaptations many share with species that are alive today. This limited engagement runs through November 2, and will be included in the Total Experience Ticket. Special events will take place all spring and summer. Tickets can be purchased in advance at bronxzoo.com.

World's Fair In Legos - Queens Theatre-Flushing Meadows Corona Park
Through November 02, 2014 - Flushing

Didn't see the 1964 World's Fair? No worries, families can experience some of the highlights of the fair in this fun and unique display featuring 7 iconic symbols reimagined by expert Lego builder Cody Wells.

Spiders Alive! - American Museum of Natural History
Through November 02, 2014 - New York

Discover some of the planet's most versatile animals in a new exhibit that features live spiders, larger-than-life models, fossils, and more. In Spiders Alive!, visitors can explore spiders' anatomy, diversity, venom, silk, and behavior including little-known defensive mechanisms such as mimicry and noise-making. In addition to live spiders representing approximately 20 species-including the goliath bird eater, one of the largest spiders in the world; the western black widow; and the fishing spider-the exhibition features larger-than-life models, videos, and fossils. Museum staff will be handling live arachnids for visitors to see up close. Visitors will also be able to learn about spiders' key characteristics; where spiders are found; how they are adapted to their environment; the roles they play in their ecosystems; and how scientists study spiders.

In the Garden of Sonic Delights - Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts
Through November 02, 2014 - Katonah

"In the Garden of Sonic Delights" is a major exhibition of sound art woven into the fabric of Westchester County, NY. Centered at Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts, the exhibition spans six of the region's most dynamic cultural institutions and features fifteen commissioned, site-specific artworks by some of the world's most sought-after artists working in the medium of sound. Each artist has drawn inspiration from their chosen location, creating work that is mindful of the natural and human-made sounds and systems already present in the environment, while engaging each site's unique characteristics, be they acoustic, historic, architectural, or aesthetic. Over the five-month duration of the exhibition, the artworks will be transformed in their context, in tandem with the passing of the day and the change in seasons, rewarding many return visits. In the Garden of Sonic Delights reveals the power of sound to galvanize our perceptions, encourage participation, elevate awareness, and foster reflection. Open June 7 through Nov. 2.

Spiders Alive! - American Museum of Natural History
Through November 02, 2014 - Upper West Side

Discover some of the planet's most versatile animals in a new exhibit that features live spiders, larger-than-life models, fossils, and more. In Spiders Alive!, visitors can explore spiders' anatomy, diversity, venom, silk, and behavior including little-known defensive mechanisms such as mimicry and noise-making. In addition to live spiders representing approximately 20 species-including the goliath bird eater, one of the largest spiders in the world; the western black widow; and the fishing spider-the exhibition features larger-than-life models, videos, and fossils. Museum staff will be handling live arachnids for visitors to see up close. Visitors will also be able to learn about spiders' key characteristics; where spiders are found; how they are adapted to their environment; the roles they play in their ecosystems; and how scientists study spiders.

Kontakthof - Brooklyn Academy of Music
Through November 02, 2014 - Brooklyn

Marking the 30th anniversary of its New York debut at BAM, Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch returns to Brooklyn with one of its beloved founder's seminal dance-theater works.

Sunset Wagon Rides - Suffolk County Farm
Through November 02, 2014 - Yaphank

Gather up 20 of your friends and family members and pick a date between September 19-November 2 to have your very own party on the farm which includes a wagon ride, pumpkin picking, corn maze, and a campfire with marshmallows. Call 852-4609 to schedule.

Jay Ghoul's House of Curiosities - Lyndhurst
Through November 02, 2014 - Tarrytown

There's a monster in every family! Lyndhurst was the home of three families over a period of 120 years, including that of Robber Baron Jay Gould. Visitors to the Halloween attraction, "Jay Ghoul's House of Curiosities," will meet long-dead family members and be led on a spooky tour of the Lyndhurst mansion. Guests will be able to experience the spectacular gothic castle at night and in a way rarely seen. While the event will appeal to adults and teens, younger children can also participate as the performance is appropriate for all ages. This event has timed entry. Please arrive 20 minutes before the entry time stamped on your ticket in order to have time to park and check in. Check-in takes place in the Carriage House. You will be escorted down the path to the Mansion in time to enter. Costumes are encouraged. Children under age 18 must be accompanied by a responsible adult. Proof of age may be required. Accessibility: Lyndhurst welcomes all visitors, but please note that all tours of Lyndhurst require walking on hilly grounds and the ability to be standing for approximately one hour. Only the first floor of the mansion is handicapped accessible. Please alert Lyndhurst staff to any special needs in advance of your visit. Limited parking is available for guests with special needs. If necessary, a motorized cart (driven by a Lyndhurst staff member) will be made available for guests. Oct. 17-19, 24-26, Oct. 31-Nov. 2. For the complete schedule, and to purchase tickets, visit showclix.com/event/monster.

The Legend Behind the 'Legend' - Washington Irving's Sunnyside
Through November 02, 2014 - Irvington

During October, Sunnyside celebrates its connection to Washington Irving's classic tale, "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow." A daytime visit to Sunnyside is the perfect prelude to an evening at the Blaze, Horseman's Hollow, or Irving's "Legend." Irving's fascinating home - a colorful blend of architectural styles - will showcase numerous objects related to Irving's famous story. Visitors can enjoy a shadow puppet performance of "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" and experience one of Irving's spooky tales on a walk through the woods. Recommended for all ages. Admission is by timed tours which begin at 10am. Last tour at 3pm each day. Buy tickets in advance at hudsonvalley.org/events/legend-behind-legend. Oct. 4-5, 11-13, 18-19, 25-26, 31, and Nov. 1-2.

Boo at the Zoo - Bronx Zoo
Through November 02, 2014 - Bronx

Celebrate a New York Halloween tradition with safe, family-friendly activities. Annual favorites include jack-o'-lantern illumination, Creatures of the Night walkthrough experience; 3-D pumpkin carving demos and displays, hay maze, broadway cast member appearances, costume parade, music, magic, crafts, and more, with some additional Halloween surprises! An eerie walk-through experience - Jack-O'-Lantern Illumination - Creatures of the Night will take over the exhibits in the former World of Darkness, creating a one-of-a-kind, illuminated Halloween display. Broadway cast members from plays including Pippin, Motown, Cinderella, On the Town, and the Lion, Witch and the Wardrobe will make special appearances. Entertainment will include original musical revue Carnival of Extraordinary Animals and encore performances from magician David Levitan, and the musical group, Gigi and the Lend me a Hand Band All Boo at the Zoo activities are included with the price of admission with the exception of Dinosaur Safari and the Jack-O'-Lantern Illumination; both are included with the Total Experience Ticket. Visit bronxzoo.com for the full schedule.

Fall Forest Weekends - New York Botanical Garden
Through November 02, 2014 - The Bronx

Explore the Thain Family Forest, the largest remaining tract of old-growth forest in New York City, and immerse yourself in the magnificent colors of fall foliage. See the Forest from a different perspective with a scenic canoe trip down the Bronx River and spot birds that call this woodland home. Tree-climbing demonstrations, guided tours, and more make for an unforgettable autumn experience. Get tickets.

Happy Haunts - Adventureland
Through November 02, 2014 - Farmingdale

Enjoy live entertainment, family-friendly frights, and the amusement park's regular attractions, including kiddie and thrill rides.

The Turn of the Screw - Morris-Jumel Mansion Museum
Through November 02, 2014 - New York

Figures pass through the shadows and stare into windows, watching the children, waiting to take them away. Their young governess stands ready to protect them – but do they want to be saved? Everyday Inferno Theatre Company presents a haunting new adaptation of Henry James' classic novella of innocence, sensuality, and horror in a site-specific staging produced in partnership with The Morris-Jumel Mansion. Tickets are $18 per person and $13 for members. Tickets can be purchased online at www.morrisjumel.org . Members should call the Mansion at 212-923-8008 for the membership discount code before purchasing tickets. Thursday -Sat., shows 8pm Sunday shows, 6pm

See It Big! Horror - Museum of the Moving Image
Through November 02, 2014 - Astoria

At the Museum of the Moving Image, as part of the ongoing series programmed with the online film magazine Reverse Shot, See It Big! Horror will feature six timeless big-screen classics: The Exorcist (1973), featuring the work of makeup master Dick Smith, who died earlier this year; the silent classics Nosferatu (1922), in a new digital restoration, and The Phantom of the Opera (1925), presented with live musical accompaniment; James Whale's The Bride of Frankenstein (1935); Romero's Night of the Living Dead (1968); and Poltergeist (1982). All films in this series will be shown in the Sumner M. Redstone Theater. Then, from 10/30-11/2, it's the Korean Horror Picture Show, will feature six contemporary films that showcase the resurgence of the Korean horror genre in recent years.

Gotham City Ghost Tour - NYC Discovery Walking Tours
Through November 02, 2014 - New York

Come on this walking tour of the historic, infamous, eerie and macabre of Greenwich Village history. You'll see the spooky cemetery at St Marks; the hanging elm, a 19th century execution site; the site of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire; the home of Edgar Allan Poe; and the burial ground at Washington Square, just to name a few. And you thought only subways ran beneath the city streets! Call for reservations and meeting point.

Park Slope and Prospect Park in Autumn - NYC Discovery Walking Tours
Through November 02, 2014 - New York

A tour of Prospect Park during its most beautiful season with stops at Long Meadow, Vale of Cashmere, and the Ravine along with a stroll through Park Slope with stops at the Montauk Club, the home of William Jay Gaynor and the Soldiers and Sailors Arch at Grand Army Plaza. Call for reservations and meeting point. 212-465-3331

Lorem ipsum - Schema Projects
Through November 02, 2014 - Brooklyn

Lorem ipsum Curated by Kara Brooks October 30 - November 2, 2014 Opening Reception: Thursday, October 30th - 6-9 pm Schema Projects, in collaboration with Brooklyn Collage Collective, is proud to present Lorem ipsum, a group exhibition of 10 emerging artists, working and living in Brooklyn. Lorem ipsum refers to the ubiquitous filler text used in publishing and graphic design as a placeholder for other content. Once belonging to a larger text by Cicero, this meaningless string of Latin words is now iconic and recognizable in its own right. Decontextualized, cut-up and re-appropriated, the phenomenon of Lorem ipsum is analogous to the strategies and elements of collage utilized by the artists in this show. Exhibiting artists include: Lizzie Gill, Claire Lachow, Morgan Lappin, Jon Legere, Miguel Libarnes, Kieran Madden, Elise Margolis, Jay Riggio, Jacqueline Silberbush & Richard Vergez. About the Brooklyn Collage Collective: BCC is a group of collage artists from Brooklyn and the surrounding area. The BCC hosts quarterly exhibitions and releases publications in collaboration with sponsors Squarespace and X-acto. The collective officially began in 2013 with the mission to bring attention to the medium of collage and collage artists. The collective displays a wide rand of materials and styles. The BCC is currently working with Collage Collective Co., based out of Australia, on a publication featuring 30 artists in the Brooklyn area that will be released in early 2015. Past BCC shows include: Armature Art Space, Brooklyn Fireproof and Bushwick Open Studios.

EXHIBITION: The Smithsonian Institution's THE WAY WE WORKED - Stamford Museum & Nature Center
Through November 04, 2014 - Stamford

The Way We Worked is a fund and nostalgic look back at the history of working people in America. It draws from the rich photographic collections at the National Archives to illustrate the changes in the workforce and work environments. Interactive videos, audio features, graphics and work-related objects offer multiple interpretive opportunities for visitors within the colorful panels of photographs. Audio components share workers? stories about changes in their industries, coping with new tools and technologies, and confronting workplace challenges. Films follow workers onto the job in a variety of settings. Visitors will be able to relate their own work experiences to those highlighted in the exhibition. September 20-November 4.

Times Square Greenmarket: Farm to TSq - Times Square
Through November 06, 2014 - New York

You’ve always come to Times Square for the lights, entertainment, and energy – but now you can come for fresh, local New York State products too! This fall, Times Square Alliance is bringing the goodness of farm fresh products to the Crossroads of the World. Come see food demonstrations, in collaboration with a GrowNYC and Taste NY farmers market, or explore the Greenmarket, complete with fresh fruits, yogurt drinks, jams, honey, maple syrup and baked goods all grown and produced in New York State, each Thursday from October 16, 2014 through November 6, 2014 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM in Times Square, on Broadway between 42nd and 43rd Streets. The all-day Times Square Greenmarket events will give patrons a chance to eating seasonally inspired dishes sold by neighborhood restaurants and sip on beer, wine and hard cider while jamming to live music. Food, music and family activities will make the Times Square Greenmarket: Farm to TSq a great event for New Yorkers of all ages. Cooking demonstrations will be presented by Havana Central and The Lambs Club among others, each Thursday from 11:00 AM until 1:00 PM. Discover this unique Times Square experience with coworkers, friends, and family before winter sets in. GrowNYC is a hands-on non-profit which improves New York City's quality of life through environmental programs that transform communities block by block and empower all New Yorkers to secure a clean and healthy environment for future generations. For more information, visit TimesSquareNYC.org/Town. Greenmarket Schedule: Thursday, October 16 Location: Broadway between 42nd and 43rd Streets Cooking Demonstration (11:00AM - 1:00PM) provided by: Havana Central at Times Square Thursday, October 23 Location: Broadway between 42nd and 43rd Streets Cooking Demonstration (11:00AM - 1:00PM) provided by: The Lambs Club at Times Square Thursday, October 30 Location: TBD Cooking Demonstration (11:00AM - 1:00PM) provided by: TBD Thursday, November 6 Location: Broadway between 42nd and 43rd Streets Cooking Demonstration (11:00AM - 1:00PM) provided by: TBD

'To The Inhabitants of Great Britain': The Robert R. Livingston Letters - New-York Historical Society
Through November 07, 2014 - New York

In the late spring of 1775, New York jurist Robert R. Livingston (1746-1813) drafted a letter titled "The Twelve United Colonies, by Their Delegates in Congress, to the Inhabitants of Great-Britain." Commissioned by the Second Continental Congress as an eleventh-hour attempt to reconcile with the mother country, it is a striking piece of testimony to the internal struggles of colonial leaders and patriots as they tried to develop a framework of reconciliation, and sheds new light on the period leading up to the Declaration of Independence and the final break with Great Britain. The letter was discovered last summer in the Morris-Jumel Mansion in New York City, which served as George Washington's headquarters during the Revolutionary War, and was recently acquired by Brian Hendelson, a noted New Jersey-based private collector. Hitherto unknown and unstudied, the manuscript will be on view at New-York Historical in the Patricia D. Klingenstein Library, and will remain on loan to New-York Historical for purposes of study and display for two years.

Kids 'Not So Scary' Days - Bayville Scream Park
Through November 08, 2014 - Bayville

Families with younger children will enjoy this less-scary version of the Bayville Scream Park, featuring toned-down versions of the park's haunted houses (no live actors), the Halloween Express Train Ride, the Pumpkin Bounce, pirate adventure mini golf, Halloween arts and crafts, a pumpkin patch, roaming costumed characters, Halloween storytelling, and more.

Soledad Barrio & Noche Flamenca - Joyce Theater
Through November 09, 2014 - New York

Following well-deserved critical accolades for her previous Joyce seasons, Soledad Barrio and her astounding company, Noche Flamenca, come back with Noche Flamenca y Antigona, featuring a night of flamenco with excerpts from Sophocles' tragic tale. Again the company performs to live music, propelling the dancers to an incredible height of drama that elicits cheers from sold-out houses of loyal fans.

The Magic Flute - New Victory Theater
Through November 09, 2014 - New York City

From the townships of South Africa, Isango Ensemble bursts onto the stage in an inspired reimagining of Mozart's masterpiece opera THE MAGIC FLUTE: Impempe yomlingo. Sung in English by an ensemble of more than two dozen vibrant voices, classic arias are enlivened with exhilarating orchestrations of merry marimbas and powerful percussion. A brilliant fusion of fairy tale and African myth, the show shines especially bright when the majestic Pauline Malefane performs her acclaimed interpretation of the Queen of the Night. Winner of an Olivier Award for Best Musical Revival (Young Vic, London) and a Globes de Cristal for Best Opera (Théâtre du Châtelet, Paris), this fresh, fearless and fantastical production, co-produced by Eric Abraham and the Young Vic, brims with dazzling drama, crisp comedy and the sublime joy of finding true love.

The Storefront Project: Souvenir Shop by Susan Saas - Pelham Art Center
Through November 09, 2014 - Pelham

Pelham Art Center is pleased to announce the fifth Storefront Project, Souvenir Shop by Susan Saas, a collection of mixed media pieces, including illustrative furniture and wearable art documenting the artist's journey so far, and stops along the way. On view Oct 25. through Nov 9. About The Storefront Project Pelham Art Center's Storefront Project activates empty and underused storefronts in downtown Pelham, NY, by installing temporary "pop-up" art exhibitions by emerging artists. These street-level exhibitions serve to energize both the space and the streetscape, continuously refreshing the cultural environment of downtown Pelham. Exhibitions of painting, photography, and other two-dimensional work, along with sculpture and installations will each be shown for roughly one month. The Storefront Project is part of PAC's larger Public Art Program, which includes sculpture and installation exhibitions in the Pelham Art Center courtyard for enjoyment by the public. Free arts programming positively impacts the neighborhood, stimulates local businesses, and builds community by attracting residents and new visitors to an arts destination. An open call was published in April, inviting artists to respond to one or more of the following criteria when submitting a proposal: site-specificity, community building, public engagement, interactivity, history of Pelham/Westchester County/New York, and/or the importance of creating and sustaining public spaces. For more information on how to apply, visit Pelham Art Center's website at pelhamartcenter.org. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis, with 12 proposals accepted per year. All work is for sale and inquiries can be made through Pelham Art Center. Directions: Located 5 blocks from the Hutchinson Parkway exit 12 and 2 blocks from the Metro North Pelham stop These events and programs are made possible, in part, by the ArtsWestchester with funds from Westchester County Government. Pelham Art Center also receives funding from: New York State Council on the Arts, A State Agency; Westchester Jewish Community Services; hibu; Nurses Network of America; Town of Pelham; New Rochelle Campership Fund; Bistro Rollin; Robin's Art+Giving; Nycon; Junior League of Pelham, Prospect Hill Lunchtime Enrichment; Strypemonde Foundation; Mark Link Insurance; Broadway Electric, Owen Berkowitz; Members; and Annual Fund Donors.

From Here to Here: Richard McGuire Makes a Book - Morgan Library & Museum
Through November 09, 2014 - New York

This exhibition combines original drawings for the strip and the novel with source photographs, books that influenced the form and content of McGuire's invention, and collages and sketchbooks that afford glimpses into his creative process.

The Great Jack O' Lantern Blaze - NOW EXTENDED THROUGH NOV. 16! - Van Cortlandt Manor
Through November 09, 2014 - Croton-on-Hudson

The tri-state area's biggest, most exciting, most electrifying Halloween event returns for a whopping 28 nights in 2014! See more than 5,000 individually hand-carved, illuminated Jack O' Lanterns in this elaborate walk-through experience. Meander through an historic, 18th-century riverside landscape and discover a breathtaking display - all made of jack o' lanterns! Walk through a covered bridge adorned with jack o' lanterns on all sides - even the ceiling! - and emerge to the sight of Sleepy Hollow Country's most iconic inhabitant, the Headless Horseman! Oooh and ahh at intricate pumpkin portraits of characters from Washington Irving's famous tale, The Legend of Sleepy Hollow. Tumbling acrobats and circus characters will put a smile on your face, and a special 10th anniversary pumpkin cake will whet your appetite for...more pumpkins! Witness the incredible sight of gourd-filled Jack-in-the-Boxes springing up and bouncing around. See slithering ground snakes, a giant spider web, and go gaga over a collection of shrunken Little Monsters. Gaze in amazement at a working doomsday grandfather clock. A giant sea serpent adds some hiss to the Undersea Aquarium while comical, squash-eating Venus pumpkin traps sprout in the garden. Blaze's perennially popular Jurassic Park includes a triceratops, a pterodactyl, a brontosaurus, and a T-Rex! Gawk at more Jack O' Lanterns than ever before. Tens of thousands of visitors experienced last year's Blaze', which was sold out EVERY NIGHT! Complete with sound effects, elaborate synchronized lighting and the second volume of an all-original soundtrack by recording artist Richard Christy, this not-to-be-missed spectacle is the area's most innovative Halloween happening. Recommended for all ages. All admissions are by timed ticket only, which must be purchased in advance. Buy tickets online at hudsonvalley.org/events/blaze or call 914-366-6900. Oct. 4-5, 10-13, 16-19, 23-31, Nov. 1-2, 6-9, and 14-16.

Sleepy Hollow - The Players Theatre
Through November 09, 2014 - Greenwich Village

Nominated for an Innovative Theatre Award for best original music - this musical adaptation of The Legend of Sleepy Hollow features live music and spell-binding projections by David Warren that draw you into the hollow and take you for a breathless ride. Recommended for children ages 9 and older.

Nightmare on Main Street - Huntington Arts Council
Through November 10, 2014 - Huntington

The Huntington Arts Council invites students to submit work that is inspired by a Halloween theme- be it dark, light-hearted or just plain scary. The deadline is October 1. See huntingtonarts.org for submission form, entry fees and awards info.

White Light Festival 2014 - Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
Through November 11, 2014 - New York

This multidisciplinary Festival spans 12 venues, and numerous musical traditions and genres. It includes 30 performances, films, and events and feature eight premieres, plus new works and debuts by artists and companies from the United States, Australia, Germany, Pakistan, Poland, the U.K. and South Africa - including the Lincoln Center debut of the Berliner Philharmoniker. Other Festival components include pre- and post-performance artist discussions and the popular post-performance White Light Lounges, where performers and audience members can meet.

Gilded New York - Museum of the City of New York
Through November 11, 2014 - Upper West Side

Inaugurating the Museum's Tiffany & Co. Foundation Gallery, Gilded New York explores the city's visual culture at the end of the 19th century, when its elite class flaunted their money as never before. In New York, this era was marked by the sudden rise of industrial and corporate wealth, amassed by such titans as Cornelius Vanderbilt and Jay Gould, who expressed their high status through extravagant fashions, architecture, and interior design. The exhibition presents a lavish display of some 100 works, including costumes, jewelry, portraits, and decorative objects, all created between the mid-1870s and the early 20th century. The dazzling works in the exhibition will illuminate an era when members of the new American aristocracy often displayed their wealth in storied balls in Fifth Avenue mansions and hotels. It was a time when New York became the nation's corporate headquarters and a popular Ladies' Mile of luxury retail establishments and cultural institutions helped launch the city to global prominence.

FAMILY Special Show: Expressive Arts - Rowayton Arts Center
Through November 12, 2014 - Rowayton

"Expressive Arts" (with Norwalk Family and Children's Agency)presents artwork by middle school students in Family and Children's Agency's after-school program underwritten by RAC.

Storytime - Barnes & Noble Paramus
Through November 13, 2014 - Paramus

Kids can head to the Children's Department to listen to favorite stories and enjoy fun activities.

Bundith Phunsombatlert's Wayfinding - Queens Museum
Through November 14, 2014 - Flushing

100 NYC Public Sculptures at Queens Museum is a site-specific project that guides viewers without the need for travel or motion, and questions how a journey within a specific geographic sphere can be a work of art in itself. The installation is composed of 100 directional signs, each with a drawing of a public sculpture in NYC and the distance (mapped with GPS coordinates) between the source- sculpture and the sign. Viewers participate in this project by experiencing each sculpture, whether through the original works or their representational drawn counterparts, calling attention to the very specific, transformative space between object and audience. (Architectural historian John Kriskiewics will offer a walk through the Public Sculptures in Flushing Meadows Corona Park on June 8.)

From the Western Front and Beyond: The Writings of World War One - The New York Society Library
Through November 15, 2014 - New York

To mark the 100th anniversary of World War One, the New York Society Library, NYC's oldest library, presents an exhibition of select literary works and materials from its rare book and extensive open stack collections about the Great War. The exhibition commemorates the war's unprecedented and extraordinary literary output - including memoirs, fiction, poetry, and propaganda - published during the four years of bloodshed that left millions of people dead and millions more wounded. The exhibition focuses on the Library's little-known but wide-ranging collection of books written between 1914 and 1918, most of which were acquired during the war and are still in circulation today.

Grasshopper Grove - Hudson Highlands Nature Museum Outdoor Discovery Center
Through November 16, 2014 - Cornwall

Grasshopper Grove is a natural play area for young children that encourages them to explore the outdoor world, get their hands dirty, and have fun. Children can hop from stump to stump, dance, sing and perform in the Adirondack lean-to, lie down on top of a hill and watch the clouds make pictures in the sky, read a story with Mom or Dad in the rustic gazebo, water and weed a garden, and construct roads in the sand and dirt pile. These simple activities strengthen eye-hand coordination and muscle development while fostering creativity, critical thinking, appropriate risk-taking, problem solving, and cooperation, which are all critical to healthy childhood development. Grasshopper Grove follows a design developed in collaboration with Museum staff, board, parents and preschool students by one of the world's leaders in the field, Adam Bienenstock of Bienenstock Natural Playgrounds. Beginning with a half-acre of field surrounded by a rough stone wall and mature shag bark hickory trees, the area was graded to incorporate a low hill surrounded by a path, a dry stream bed and a higher hill offering a view of nearby fields and ponds. Taking inspiration from the 'wild' areas of the Outdoor Discovery Center, where the Museum's Young Naturalist Preschoolers love to play, elements were added to the area that include a fallen oak tree for climbing, large boulders, a wooden gazebo and Adirondack lean-to and an area of 'loose parts' for building. A series of cedar troughs catch water flowing from an old fashioned hand pump into the dry stream bed.

Multi-Sport - Unlimited Sports Action
Through November 19, 2014 - Port Washington

Will teach kids about four major sports; football, baseball, soccer, and lacrosse. Each class will include fun skills and games related to the sport of the week. The goal of this class is to teach basic skills and understanding of different sports. Check the website for additional classes, times, and age groups.

Golf Class - Unlimited Sports Action
Through November 19, 2014 - Port Washington

Designed to teach the basic elements of the game of golf. Students will be introduced to swing mechanics, club grips and the different types of shots involved with the sport. The goal of the class is to teach introductory skills and increase knowledge of the sport.

American Horror Story Viewing Party - Slate
Through November 19, 2014 - New York

Wednesday nights at Slate just got a little freakier! Join the Freak Show at Slate’s weekly American Horror Story Viewing Party starting this Wednesday, October 22ndfrom 9PM-12AM. Enjoy Slate’s food and drink specials including $5 beers, $6 house wine/wells, $7 Candy Apple Martinis, carnival themed snacks, $5 cotton candy, $9 appetizers, ½ priced pizzas and FREE popcorn as you catch the latest developments unraveling under the big top. Customers decked out as their inner most freak will be entered to win special prizes throughout the night. Slate’s American Horror Story: Freak Show Viewing Party will continue weekly through the series finale. Slate is located on 54 West 21st Street. For reservations please call 212-989-0098.

School Yard Games Class - Unlimited Sports Action
Through November 20, 2014 - Port Washington

The School Yard Games Program is designed to play a different sports game each week, that your child plays at his or her school. Each week will be a different game, games will range from Dodgeball, European Handball, Kickball, and much more! Each class will include fun skills and games related to the sport of the week. The goal of this class is to teach basic skills and understanding of different sports.

Mommy & Me Class - Unlimited Sports Action
Through November 20, 2014 - Port Washington

Classes are designed to create a fun environment for students and their moms to enjoy learning about sports. Each class will be hands-on and interactive so students can learn in a safe and fun environment.

New Rochelle Farmers' Market - New Location for 2014! - New Rochelle
Through November 21, 2014 - New Rochelle

Fresh, local baked goods, plants and flowers, eggs, dairy, honey, meat, poultry, specialty foods, fruits, vegetables, and more.

Flag Football Class - Unlimited Sports Action
Through November 21, 2014 - Port Washington

Designed to teach the basic fundamentals in the game of football. Classes will be structured around flag football skills, drills and other football activities. The goal of this class is to work up to the playing of an actual flag football game.

Boys & Girls Lacrosse No Gear Class - Unlimited Sports Action
Through November 21, 2014 - Port Washington

Designed to teach the basic skills in the game of lacrosse. Classes will be structured around basic stick handling skills, and fun game activities. No Gear is required for these classes.

Bronxville Farmers' Market - Bronxville
Through November 22, 2014 - Bronxville

The BFM is celebrating its 13th year. With a varied mix of close to 40 vendors, the market offers pasture-raised meats and poultry, hand spun yarn from local fibers, produce and orchard fruits and veggies, and many specialty items like prepared meal made with local ingredients, baked goods, and ice cream. Plenty of free parking.

Tarrytown/Sleepy Hollow Farmers' Market - Tarrytown
Through November 22, 2014 - Tarrytown

Fresh, local baked goods, artisinal bread, cheese, cut flowers, dairy products, fish, fruit, herbs, meats, plants, specialty foods, vegetables, and more.

Pleasantville Farmers' Market - Pleasantville
Through November 22, 2014 - Pleasantville

Fresh, local baked goods, artisinal breads, chutneys, honey, jams, cheese, plants and flowers, olive oils, pickles, fish, spices, gourmet peanut butters, dairy products, fish, fruit, herbs, meats, produce, specialty foods, vegetables, wines, and more.

John Jay Homestead Farm Market - John Jay Homestead
Through November 22, 2014 - Katonah

This independent market offers fruit, produce, including heirloom varieties, and flowers grown by local farmers, using certified organic, organic, biodynamic, and conventional methods. There will be an array of artisanal baked goods, including raw, vegan, and gluten-free, cheese, dairy, wine, meats, fresh seafood, prepared foods, as well as hand-crafted local products. The John Jay Homestead Farm Market continues to embrace the small, local farmer, whose farms are literally miles from the site. The market also offers musical entertainment and features community organizations, demonstrations, and workshops. Shoppers will enjoy 62-acres of historic grounds and are welcome to explore flower, herb and vegetable gardens, a chicken-and-egg co-op, and a 12-hive apiary, along with wooded trails and a pond. They can tour the historic Jay house, discover the new Education and Visitor Center in the newly restored Carriage Barn, or explore the new Children's Discovery Centers in five of the site's historic buildings, filled with hands-on activities.

Socrates Sculpture Park Greenmarket - Socrates Sculpture Park
Through November 22, 2014 - Long Island City

Located inside the Socrates Sculpture Park, this market is at the center of a favorite destination for neighboring communities. Alongside the Park's workshops, yoga classes, sculpture exhibitions and stunning views, the Socrates Sculpture Park Greenmarket is a great place to spend a Saturday morning. Shoppers will find a bountiful selection of seasonal produce from the Black Dirt region of Orange County, Mexican specialty produce from Richmond County, orchard fruit and juice, meat, poultry and eggs and multi-ethnic artisan breads. Free cooking demonstrations are held weekly featuring seasonal items from the market, and family friendly activities take place throughout the season.

Daddy & Me Class - Unlimited Sports Action
Through November 22, 2014 - Port Washington

Classes are designed to create a fun environment for students and their dads to enjoy learning about sports. Each class will be hands-on and interactive so students can learn in a safe and fun environment.

Multi-Sport Class - Unlimited Sports Action
Through November 22, 2014 - Port Washington

Will teach kids about four major sports; football, baseball, soccer, and lacrosse. Each class will include fun skills and games related to the sport of the week. The goal of this class is to teach basic skills and understanding of different sports.

Croton-on-Hudson Farmers' Market - Croton-on-Hudson
Through November 23, 2014 - Croton-on-Hudson

Fresh, local baked goods, artisinal bread, cheese, plants and flowers, dairy products, honey, fish, fruits, herbs, meats, organic produce, plants, specialty foods, vegetables, personal care products, and more.

Dennis Oppenheim: S-T-A-B- - Bronx Museum of The Arts
Through November 23, 2014 - Bronx

Composed of welded rolled steel angle, steel plate and red vacuum formed letters that spell the word "stab" in fragments. First shown in 1991 at MoMA PS1 as part of the exhibition And the Mind Grew Fingers, organized by Alanna Heiss, S- T- A- B- can be seen as the diagram of a street fight, with all the socio-political implications one can associate with it. Dennis Oppenheim's goal was to emulate the emotional, stuttered speech that can occur in extreme situations such as the one he addresses in this work. The installation on the terrace at the Bronx Museum will be the entire work, with arcs arranged in different positions, surrounded by scattered red letters.

Farmers' Market - Piermont Village
Through November 23, 2014 - Piermont

This weekly market features chutneys, breads, baked goods, produce, and artisanal cheese. Sundays through November 23.

Out to See - South Street Seaport
Through November 23, 2014 - New York

Out to See is a pop up celebration at the South Street Seaport featuring artists and makers from all across New York City. Out to See features the best in holiday shopping, artistry, music, culinary indulgences, and workshops nestled between the Brooklyn Bridge and Wall Street with more than 50 amazing vendors. Some featured vendors will include The Peddler by Wool and Prince and Toy Syndrome’s 3D fashion designs. There will be opportunity to participate in hands on 3D printing with Small Smaller Smallest, as well as the latest fixed-gear innovations by Tribe Bicycles and Indala Décor’s wood and canvas bags of South African design. Brought to you by miLES and Imagination in Space, Out to See spans the first 4 weekends in November, Nov 1-2, 8-9, 15-16, and 22-23. Find out more by visiting the event’s website and checking out Imagination in Space on twitter (#OutToSee).

AMEN: A Prayer for the World Art Exhibit - Cathedral of St. John the Divine
Through November 23, 2014 - New York

Forty-eight artists from Christian, Muslim and Jewish backgrounds have each been given a life-size human fiberglass sculpture, in one of four poses of prayer, to paint or decorate as they wish for exhibition at the Sixth Interfaith CARAVAN Exhibition of Visual Arts, AMEN: A Prayer for the World, on view beginning Friday, October 17 at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine. Seeking to build interreligious bridges, the 2014 CARAVAN exhibition is an aspirational expression of hope and goodwill.

Great White Shark - Maritime Aquarium - IMAX
Through November 26, 2014 - Norwalk

No other modern animal may command both fear and fascination as much as the great white shark ? but The Maritime Aquarium's new IMAX?film suggests, instead, that these predators mainly need help and respect. This film unravels the mystery of the creature by telling the true story of its role atop the oceanic food chain. "Our mission is to change people's attitudes toward the great white," said Steve McNicholas, co-director of the film. "It's not the menacing, evil predator it's made out to be. It's simply performing its crucial role at the top of the ocean's food chain. Great whites are not monsters any more than the polar bears or lions that we revere." The 40-minute film takes viewers around the world to great-white hotspots and examines the animals through the eyes of several people whose lives and work have become inextricably linked to the great white, including shark expert Michael Rutzen, who openly scuba dives among them. September 2-November 26.

Island of Lemurs: Madagascar - Maritime Aquarium - IMAX Theater
Through November 26, 2014 - Norwalk

The creative forces behind the popular IMAX movie "Born to Be Wild" come together again. Writer-producer Drew Fellman, filmmaker David Douglas and narrator Morgan Freeman team up again for a whirlwind romp through the island nation off Africa's eastern coast. Lemurs are a unique line of primates that have been bounding around on the island paradise ? and only on that single island paradise ? after arriving there millions of years ago. But now habitat destruction is a serious threat to lemurs' existence. The film follows Dr. Patricia Wright, a professor of biological anthropology whose lifelong mission is to help these unusual creatures survive in the modern world. September 2-November 26, 2014

Rowayton and the Purple Crayon: Celebrating the Creative Culture of 1950s Rowayton - Rowayton Historical Society
Through November 26, 2014 - Rowayton

In the stories of Harold and the Purple Crayon, everything Harold draws become real. These delightful picture book classics are imaginative and joyful and are now part of a new exhibit at the Rowayton Historical Society. Designed to inform and delight visitors of all ages, the exhibition will feature the work of Jim Flora, Ruth Krauss, Crockett Johnson, and Maurice Sendak. These Rowayton residents were celebrated authors and illustrators and created some of America's most beloved children's literature. Visiting the exhibition, you will be transported back in time, reliving childhood favorites such as A Hole is to Dig, Harold and the Purple Crayon, the Fabulous Firework Family, Where the Wild Things Are, and the groundbreaking comic strip Barnaby. Marvel at Jim Flora's playful and energetic illustrations. Delight in the grotesque fanged monsters from Where the Wild Things Are, and consider how their forms concerned parents when it was first published. Savor the whimsical genius of the husband-and-wife team Ruth Krauss and Crockett Johnson and learn how their political views caused them to come under FBI scrutiny. May 25-November 26,2014.

Astoria Greenmarket -
Through November 26, 2014 - Astoria

A small weekday market with an excellent selection of fruits and vegetables that draw a large number of shoppers from the surrounding neighborhood and nearby WIC center. Shoppers will find a wide selection of vegetables, in-season orchard fruit, and a terrific variety of Mexican hot peppers, specialty greens and tomatillos. This market takes place on Wednesdays through Nov. 26.

Apple Picking - Dr. Davies Farm
Through November 26, 2014 - Congers

Dr. Davies Farm welcomes seasonal visitors, starting on Labor Day, for apple picking and hayrides. Open daily until Thanksgiving.

Journey to the South Pacific - Maritime Aquarium - IMAX Theater
Through November 26, 2014 - Norwalk

Narrated by Academy Award-winner Cate Blanchett, "Journey to the South Pacific" will take moviegoers to the lush tropical islands of remote West Papua. Join Jawi, a young island boy, as he leads a journey of discovery to this magical place where he encounters whale sharks, sea turtles, manta rays and other iconic creatures of the sea. Home to more than 2,000 species of sea life, this exotic locale features the most diverse marine ecosystem on Earth. An uplifting story of hope and celebration, "Journey to the South Pacific" highlights the importance of living in balance with the ocean planet we all call home. September 2-November 26.

Nyack Farmers' Market - Municipal Parking Lot
Through November 27, 2014 - Nyack

Shop for local produce, cheese, wine, baked and other specialty items at this outdoor market. Thursdays through November 27. New this year, the town hosts a Saturday farmers market June 7 through November 22, 8am-1pm.

Music Room for Kids - Jewish Children's Museum
Through November 27, 2014 - Crown Heights

Visit the Jewish Children’s Museum’s temporary exhibit, a music discovery room for all ages encouraging children to experiment with a variety of musical instruments including a giant xylophone, finger chime, pvc pipe instrument and percussion center. Every Sunday featuring a music workshop. Monday- Thursday 11:00am -3:00pm Sundays: 11:00am - 4:00pm

Park Slope's Sunday Down to Earth Farmers Market - Old Stone House
Through November 28, 2014 - Brooklyn

The Park Slope Farmers Market takes place every Sunday in front of PS51 at the corner of 5th Avenue and 4th Street. It is run by Community Markets of Ossining, NY. The Park Slope Farmers Market offers a wide selection of local products, including fruits, vegetables, herbs, baked goods, cheese, fish, wine, soaps and more.

Millennium Carousel - Bergen County Zoo
Through November 30, 2014 - Paramus

Take a spin on the park's carousel, where you can ride the likenesses of many of the animals you see in the zoo.

Ramsey Farmers Market - Ramsey Farmers Market
Through November 30, 2014 - Ramsey

This weekly market features 35 vendors with organic and traditional produce, artisan breads and cheeses, local honey, homemade pastas and sauces, local wine, organic hummus and prepared foods, gourmet olive oils and balsamic vinegar, homemade jams, spices, fresh fish, and more. Parents can shop while their kids enjoy music, crafts, and other special events. Check out the web site for details of weekly highlights. Sundays through November.

'South Pacific' - Westchester Broadway Theatre
Through November 30, 2014 - Elmsford

Rodgers and Hammerstein's award-winning "South Pacific" is based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning book, "Tales of the South Pacific," by James A. Michener. The musical is set on an island paradise during World War II and tells two parallel love stories set against the dangers of prejudice and war. The classic but timely musical showcases the importance of valuing diversity. The original 1949 play won 10 Tony Awards and set the stage for a highly successful movie version in 1958 starring Rossano Brazzi, and Mitzi Gaynor. The score contains many of the most recognizable songs in Broadway history, including "Some Enchanted Evening," "I'm Gonna Wash That Man Right Outta My Hair," "I'm In Love With a Wonderful Guy," and "There Is Nothing Like a Dame." Through Nov. 30.

Apple Picking - Outhouse Orchards
Through November 30, 2014 - Croton Falls

Walk up to the barn and grab a half bushel or pick-your-own bag and take a tour of our orchard to find the very best apples. Whether you go early or late there will always be apple to pick through the months of September and October, even if you have to barrow a pole picker for hard-to-reach apples. Pre-pay $25 for an apple bag, and the orchard and its glorious views are yours for the day. Visit the website for ripening schedule. Open daily, 9am-5pm. Call for season-end date.

A Brief History of New York: Selections from A History of New York in 101 Objects - New-York Historical Society
Through November 30, 2014 - New York

This exhibition assembles objects from the N-YHS collection chosen by New York Times urban affairs correspondent Sam Roberts, which together constitute a unique history of New York. By turns provocative, iconic, and ironic, and winnowed from hundreds of possibilities, his selections share the criteria of having played some transformative role in the city's history.

Harvest Hay Rides - Beardsley Zoo
Through November 30, 2014 - Bridgeport

Take a hay ride through the zoo. Rides begin at the W.O.L.F. Cabin. Saturday, Sundays and school holidays October 1-November 30.

Paper and Stone: An exhibition by Sary Backer and Ellen Gordon - Loft Artists Association
Through November 30, 2014 - Stamford

Sary and Ellen were both pleased and surprised to discover many mutual feelings. While their materials are different, the creative process of each is similar. It is this commonality that has prompted the two to exhibit together. Saturdays and Sundays, November 1 - November 30.

Museum Scavenger Hunt - The Whaling Museum and Education Center of CSH
Through November 30, 2014 - Cold Spring Harbor

Visit the Whaling Museum and Education Center and the LI Maritime Museum this month, pick up a Scavenger Hunt sheet from the front desk (or online) and earn $5 certificate to spend at either gift shop. Through Nov. 30.

Sky Zone Deer Park Special Needs Jump Event - Sky Zone Deer Park
Through December 01, 2014 - Deer Park

Sky Zone Deer Park Indoor Trampoline Park will be opening on the first Monday of each month exclusively for jumpers with special needs. Sky Zone Deer Park team members have been trained and certified by Missing Piece Awareness to be autism aware and accepting and special modifications have been implemented by the management team. On this day for children and adults with special needs, Sky Zone dials down the music, increases the staff ratio, and limits capacity. The Sky Zone team understands the need to provide families affected by autism with a recurring session time where individuals can learn the rules and practice them in a safe and comfortable environment so they can eventually generalize these skills and be fully integrated at any time. First Mondays of the month, June 2-December 1, 2014.

Ralph Fasanella: Lest We Forget - American Folk Art Museum
Through December 01, 2014 - New York

Ralph Fasanella (1914-1997) celebrated the common man and tackled complex issues of postwar America in colorful, socially minded paintings. This exhibition celebrates the 100th anniversary of the Bronx-born artist's birth and brings together key works from a career spanning fifty-two years.

Willem van Genk: Mind Traffic - American Folk Art Museum
Through December 01, 2014 - New York

The first monographic exhibition of works by the internationally acclaimed Dutch artist Willem van Genk (1927-2005) to be presented in the United States. The exhibition includes over forty artworks: panoramic paintings, collages, drawings, personal notes, sculptures of trolleys, and an installation of raincoats (van Genk collected hundreds of raincoats over the course of his lifetime).

Drawing Line Into Form: Works on Paper by Sculptors from the BNY Mellon Collection - ArtsWestchester
Through December 06, 2014 - White Plains

An expansive collection featuring 69 works by the contemporary art world's most recognizable figures. On view Oct. 3 through Dec. 6.

Charlie Hewitt: White Light - Jim Kempner Fine Art
Through December 06, 2014 - New York

The American artist presents his most recent paintings as well as a sculpture, "Chesapeake Rambler," in the sculpture garden.

Ernest Cole: Photographer - Grey Art Gallery at NYU
Through December 06, 2014 - New York

Featuring over 100 rare black-and-white gelatin silver prints from Cole's remarkable archive. While many of the photo-graphs expose segregation, destitution, and violence, others depict intimate moments of children at play, mothers smiling, couples dancing, and friends joking.

The Lightness of Weight - Sean Kelly Gallery
Through December 06, 2014 - New York

Sean Kelly is pleased to announce The Lightness of Weight, an exhibition of new work by Jose Dávila. An opening reception will take place on Thursday, October 23 from 6:00-8:00 pm. The artist will be present. For his first exhibition with Sean Kelly, Dávila has created an exciting new body of work, which includes sculpture, photographic works and works on paper. In the exhibition, Dávila furthers his ongoing fascination with equilibrium, form and function, as well as his interest in architecture, minimalism and conceptual art.

Magali Reus, Bill Bollinger, John Divola - Andrea Rosen Gallery 2
Through December 06, 2014 - New York

This three-person exhibition presents the works of Magali Reus, with Bill Bollinger’s Graphite Piece (1969) and photographs from John Divola’s Dark Star Series. Approximating the scale and basic materiality of fridge-freezer appliances and cooking pots, Magali Reus’ Lukes and Dregs sculptures are relegated to archeological status and play out in materially luxurious compositions that puzzle human relationships to inanimate matter and their function. Shown together with Bollinger and Divola’s works, each strengthening a material vernacular, this juxtaposition of trajectories is a way to not only contextualize work being made now within the established field of contemporary art, but also a way of showing how artists like Divola and Bollinger remain a vital part of the discourse.

Michael St. John, Borna Sammack, Martha Rosler - Andrea Rosen Gallery
Through December 06, 2014 - New York

Andrea Rosen Gallery is pleased to present a three-person show of Michael St. John, Borna Sammak and Martha Rosler that investigates transition, transformation, documentation and representation. Taking city as site, while all artists look to and pull from the urban and cultural landscape, they each hold completely unique territories and trajectories of their own. Here, the juxtaposition of three artists, of distinct bodies of work, is about perceiving each more deeply and reading into each in a more complex way through differentiation, rather than similarity. Presented together, the works reveal something more significant about the world in which we live as well as the political and social climate of our time.

Early American Guitars: The Instruments of C. F. Martin - Metropolitan Museum of Art
Through December 07, 2014 - New York

Christian Frederick Martin, founder of the great American guitar firm C. F. Martin & Co., was the son of a cabinetmaker in Markneukirchen, Saxony. Martin learned to build instruments from the famed Johann Georg Stauffer in Vienna. Due to the restrictive guilds in Markneukirchen, Martin moved to the United States in 1833, settling first in New York City and later moving to Nazareth, Pennsylvania. In the United States, Martin encountered the Spanish-style guitar and incorporated elements from that tradition into his own Viennese style of instrument construction. The result was a new form of the guitar, a style that would become important as a basis for other American makers of the instrument. This exhibition includes approximately thirty-five instruments from the Martin Museum in Nazareth, Pennsylvania, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and several private collections.

Rye Farmers' Market - Rye
Through December 07, 2014 - Rye

Fresh, local baked goods, artisinal bread, cheese, cut flowers, dairy products, honey, fish, fruits, herbs, meats, organic produce, plants, specialty foods, vegetables, pantry staples, and more.

Mommy and Me Fall 2014 - Portledge School
Through December 08, 2014 - Locust Valley

Mothers and their little ones will have a real bonding experience as they participate in Mommy and Me classes at the Portledge School.

The Eve of Porn: Linda Lovelace - Museum of Sex
Through December 09, 2014 - New York

In 1972, Deep Throat, the tale of a woman whose clitoris was located in the back of her throat, became a trailblazer of the pornographic genre. Performing acts of graphic sex on camera, including the signature act of "deep throating," Linda Lovelace, born Linda Boreman, became a household name. Considered "Porn Chic," screenings of Deep Throat were attended by celebrities from Jackie O to Jack Nicholson. Linda became both the girl everyone wanted to attend their party and the girl that everyone wanted to have sex with, a star studded list including Hugh Hefner, Ted Kennedy and Paul Newman.

“Past Traditions/New Voices in Asian Art” Exhibition - Hofstra University Museum, Emily Lowe Gallery
Through December 10, 2014 - Hempstead

This multi-media exhibition focuses on contemporary Asian artists from nations such as China, India, Japan, South Korea and Vietnam who demonstrate the mixing or juxtaposition of traditional Asian subject matter and techniques with modern Western influences, and will include works by Bari Kumar, Sun K. Kwak, Dinh Q. Le and Ai Weiwei. This exhibition is presented in association with the major international conference titled Asia Transforming: Old Values and New Presences to be held at Hofstra University. It runs through December 10.

ENRICHMENT AT QPAC! - Afterschool GLEE/DANCE Workshops - Queensborough Performing Arts Center
Through December 11, 2014 - Bayside

All Workshops are for ages: 8-13 Tuesdays - Singing with GLEE! Students learn pop and Broadway music arranged especially for this class, along with fabulous harmony and basic dance movements. This is not your stale, old, chorus ensemble. This is a course for the energetic, American Idol enthusiast. All levels accepted. An informal classroom demonstration will be held during the last week of class. Vocal warm-ups, diction exercises, proper breathing and posture are some of the singing mechanics covered in this workshop. Thursdays – Broadway DANCE! Most of our beloved musicals require performers to have a working knowledge of dance. Warm-ups, dance vocabulary, combinations and fully choreographed dance routines will all be covered in this workshop, to get you dancing in a few short weeks. Gain the necessary skills to be able to pick up choreography quickly. All levels accepted. An informal classroom demonstration will be held during the last week of class. Fall: 10-week session: Tuesdays, GLEE/VOCAL Workshop #1: September 30, 2014 – December 9, 2014 (skip 11/11) Thursdays, DANCE Workshop #1: October 2, 2014 – December 11, 2014 (skip 11/27) Fees: One course (1.5 hours/week for 10 weeks): $250 Two courses (3 hours/week for 10 weeks): $450

Larchmont Farmers' Market - Larchmont
Through December 13, 2014 - Larchmont

Fresh, local baked goods, artisinal bread, cheese, cut flowers, dairy products, honey, fish, fruits, herbs, meats, organic produce, plants, specialty foods, vegetables, yarns and fibers, and more.

Thread Lines - The Drawing Center
Through December 14, 2014 - New York

Featuring 16 contemporary artists who use textile in a variety of formats (embroidery, weaving, collage, and performance), this exhibition highlights the expressive and conceptual possibilities of line, with an emphasis on its making.

Playtime at the Zoo - Bergen County Zoo
Through December 15, 2014 - Paramus

Toddlers and their parent, grandparent, or caregivers can stop by the zoo's Education Discovery Lab to play with animal-themed toys, socialize, and meet a live animal at 11am. Held each Monday through Dec. 15. Free with zoo admission.

Playtime at the Zoo - Bergen County Zoo
Through December 15, 2014 - Paramus

Toddlers and their parent or caregivers are invited into the zoo's Education Discovery Lab to play with animal-themed toys, interact with other visitors, and meet a live animal at 11am. Each Monday through Dec. 15.

Open Houses for Toddlertime Nursery School - Toddlertime Nursery School
Through December 15, 2014 - New Canaan

Toddlertime is Giving Tours We invite you to come see our exciting classes in action, meet our teachers and hear from our Director, Carolyn Williams and ask questions regarding curriculum, schedules and enrichment programs. Toddlertime Nursery School provides innovative and active preschool and summer camp programs for children ages almost two until kindergarten in a secure and nurturing environment. Teachers are inspired to make the children’s learning experiences exciting and extraordinary. All Scheduled tours begin at 9:30am: 2's November 12th and December 4th 3's November 19th All Ages December 10th Please email or call to schedule a tour.

Transit Tots - New York Transit Museum
Through December 18, 2014 - Boerum HIll

Stories, games and surprises for the youngest transportation fans with Educator Polly Desjarlais. Every Thursday at 10:15, except September 25 and November 27.

LEGO Club & Board Games - Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Libary, Village Branch
Through December 19, 2014 - Haverstraw

Kids ages 4-12 are invited to build with the library's Legos, play checkers, chess, Candyland, Trouble, Perfection, and more.

Shake it up Baby Percussion - Juguemos A Cantar
Through December 19, 2014 - Park Slope

Join this weekly percussion-based sing-along featuring pre-school tunes, several instruments, and games. The event is created to increase verbal, emotional, and spatial intelligence, while also improving body movement and coordination. The songs are geared toward babies and toddlers for an age-appropriate, educational, and fun experience. Admission includes play space time from 9am-12pm.

Stuffscapes - Pelham Art Center
Through December 20, 2014 - Pelham

Stuffscapes, a six-person outdoor exhibition with sculptures made from diverse materials such as cast metal, repurposed wood, and found objects, demonstrates commitment to material engagement while exploring a dialog of personal and cultural significance of the sculptural object. Stuffscapes is a six-person outdoor sculpture exhibition in the courtyard. The six sculptors, David Alban, Margaret Coleman, Stephen Eakin, Liz Ensz, Coral Lambert, and James Lentz each present a new sculpture that explores the significance of an object in relationship to permanence and temporality, our cultural perspective on the environment, and the materials we use. From cast metal to repurposed wood and found objects, the show reflects a broad span of materials exploring the continuum from which all manmade materials are ultimately derived from an organic natural resource. It further explores the relationship between the natural process of geological evolution that creates our natural materials and the artists' interventions that mold and shape them for cultural purposes. With each sculpture, the show strives to present an object of cultural significance that considers the resources we have, and uses them in new and exciting ways. On view through Dec. 20. The opening reception will be part of ArtsFest on Sept. 27, and will include a community aluminum pour organized by the Stuffscapes artists. See the sculptures, meet the artists, carve your own wall tile, and watch it be poured in aluminum. (Cost is $20 to make a tile). Curated by ArtShape Mammoth. Pelham Art Center, 155 Fifth Ave., Pelham, NY 10803. 914-738-2525. info@pelhamartcenter.org. Directions: Located 5 blocks from the Hutchinson Parkway exit 12 and 2 blocks from the Metro North Pelham stop. These events and programs are made possible, in part, by the ArtsWestchester with funds from Westchester County Government. Pelham Art Center also receives funding from New York State Council on the Arts, A State Agency; Westchester Jewish Community Services; hibu; Nurses Network of America; Town of Pelham; New Rochelle Campership Fund; Bistro Rollin; Robin's Art+Giving; Nycon; Junior League of Pelham, Prospect Hill Lunchtime Enrichment; Strypemonde Foundation; Mark Link Insurance; Broadway Electric, Owen Berkowitz; Members; and Annual Fund Donors.

The Emperor's New Clothes/The Snow Queen - Puppetworks
Through December 21, 2014 - Park Slope

Puppetworks is pleased to announce the Fall presentation in its Brooklyn theatre: “THE EMPEROR’S NEW CLOTHES” and “THE SNOW QUEEN,” two classic Fairy Tales by Hans Christian Andersen, for ages 3 and up. Adapted for the Marionette stage by Puppetworks’ Artistic Director, Nicolas Coppola, “THE EMPEROR’S NEW CLOTHES” tells the tale of a vain Emperor who buys a set of ‘invisible’ clothes, only to march down the street in his underwear. It is accompanied by music of Dmitri Shostakovich. “THE SNOW QUEEN” (source story for Disney’s ‘Frozen’) is the story of a mysterious lady who throws ice into the heart of a boy so that he becomes cold and mean. The story is accompanied by Norwegian Folk Songs and other music from Norway’s great composer, Edvard Grieg.

"The Love Note" - Actor's Temple Theater
Through December 21, 2014 - Midtown

The Love Note musical follows young Jessie on a spirited journey at a new school, where she attempts to navigate the lunchroom bullies, a new crush and learning how to stand up for herself. With a lively cast of characters and a rousing score, The Love Note explores the trials of being ‘the new kid’, learning the ropes of self-reliance and survival techniques that carry into adulthood.
Wacky bookworms, menacing bullies and up-and-coming ‘tween fashionistas drive a fast-paced narrative, all under the watchful eye of a soup-ladle wielding lunch lady. Jessie’s lonely school lunches are heartened by the tiny pink love note her mother packs into her brown paper bag each day, but once chief-bully Brittany bites into her snatched sandwich, Jessie knows she is in trouble. Working out challenges with her magical friend Airy, together they concoct a spicy strategy to help Jessie stand up for her lunch.

Grow NYC: Elmhurst Greenmarket - Elmhurst Hospital
Through December 23, 2014 - Elmhurst

Enjoy this market located along an entrance to Elmhurst hospital, which offers a variety of local produce, orchard fruit, picked at its peak of ripeness, hearty vegetables grown in the nutrient-rich soil of Orange County's "Black Dirt" region, and freshly baked bread, pastries and granola. The market, which is open on Tuesdays thru December 23, promotes healthy living, offering recipes and cooking demonstrations to entice even the most timid of eaters and home cooks.

Mommy & Me Class - Prenatal Yoga Center
Through December 23, 2014 - Upper West Side

This program helps strengthen, the spiritual, emotional, and physical bond between parent and child. Using interactive, slow-moving postures the class is ideal for mommies and babies 4 weeks to crawling. Class also includes infant massage and various exercises that assist the development of your child's motor skills. Mommy and Me Yoga will help carry you smoothly through the busy early months of caring for a new baby. Please note that we are a 1 flight walk up, and someone is always at the studio to help you carry your stroller.

Ossining Farmers' Market - Ossining
Through December 27, 2014 - Ossining

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

NEW Kids Baking Classes at Crave.it - Crave.it Italian Bakery & Cafe
Through December 27, 2014 - New York

Chef Alejandro Quinones hosts classes for young food enthusiasts, featuring a behind-the-scenes look at a working bakery kitchen, dessert decorating, and a story-time reading of an Italian children’s cooking-themed story translated into English. Together with Chef Quinones kids will create and design a smiley face gelato dessert and assemble a mignon.

Anita & Gina Marie's BRUNCH Spectacular! presented by The Haus of Mimosa & KTCHN Restaurant - KTCHN
Through December 28, 2014 - New York

$25.00 Bottomless Mimosa Brunch!! The highly acclaimed KTCHN Restaurant (located at THEOUT NYC) partners with The Haus of Mimosa to bring you The Haus of Mimosa's Brunch Spectacular with Aunt Anita & Aunt Gina Marie at your favorite Sunday Brunch spot. Sunday Brunch, two shows 12:00 & 2:00 KTCHN 508 W. 42nd street NY,NY 10036 212-868-2999 www.KTCHNNYC.com **Reservations highly recommended** Join the fabulous, over the top, one-time JCPenny Model Anita M. Buffem (Travis Barr) & her 3rd best friend, the over-worked mother of two Gina Marie Rittale (Steven Incammicia) as these two “gals” from Astoria Queens coffee-talk their way through gut-busting and live sung musical numbers. Being compared to everything from "Absolutely Fabulous" and "Mama's Family" to "The Muppets" and SNL's "Coffee Talk" this character comedy duo is not to be missed. A large catalogue of music that highlights live vocals, pee your pants comedy along with a Bloody Mary Bar with everything you need for the perfect brunch beverage and Chef Dale Schnell's amazing menu will have you skipping church every Sunday! For more information about The Haus of Mimosa visit www.TheHausofMimosa.com and be sure to subscribe to their new video series "The Real Hauswives of Queens" at www.youTube.com/SundayMorningMimosa

Meet the Animals - Hudson Highlands Nature Museum's Wildlife Education Center
Through December 28, 2014 - Cornwall

Join a museum educator to meet the live "animal of the week" each Saturday and Sunday. Families can learn characteristics of the animal and how it came to live at the nature center. Afterward, check out the nature center's current Mastodon and Brook Trout exhibits. Nature Center hours are Friday through Sunday, 12-4pm.

Sunday Story Time in Mr. Morgan’s Library - The Morgan Library & Museum
Through December 28, 2014 - Murray Hill

Drop-in to the Morgan for a special story time featuring knights in armor, fearless horses, princesses, and kings. Appropriate for ages 2 and up.

Expanded Manor House and Garden Tour Schedule - Bayard Cutting Arboretum State Park
Through December 28, 2014 - Oakdale

Tours are led by trained docents and last approximately an hour and a half. Private group tours of ten (10) or more can also be arranged. Advanced registration is recommended by calling the park directly at 631-581-1002 with payment due upon arrival. Registration is accepted the day of the tour, on a first come basis, and is limited to 15 people. The Bayard Cutting Arboretum, located in Great River, was the former country estate of William Bayard Cutting and his family. Westbrook, their 68-room American Tudor style country home, was built in 1886. The home has magnificent fireplaces, elegant paneled rooms, exquisite carving and woodworking, many original fixtures and furnishings, and beautiful stained-glass windows created by the firm of Louis Comfort Tiffany. The Manor House is situated on almost 700 acres of landscape, originally designed by Frederick Law Olmstead, which includes sweeping views of the Connetquot River. September 11-December 28, 2014.

The Faux Sho' - Islip Art Museum
Through December 28, 2014 - East Islip

Curated by Beth Giacummo. Reception on November 9th from 1-4 pm.

Story Garden - Mimi for Me Yoga Studio
Through December 29, 2014 - Jackson Heights

Story Garden is a musical storytime for toddlers 0-4, led by Miss Alexia and her magic ukulele. Every Monday. Sign-up required.

Snug Bug Babywearing and Pregnancy Fitness - Happy & Healthy Wellness Center
Through December 29, 2014 - Mineola

Bring your baby or toddler (and carrier / wrap)or pregnant belly and come workout. Bond with your child and meet other moms, all while getting your sweat session in for the day!

ZERO Film Program - Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
Through December 30, 2014 - New York

Screened in conjunction with "ZERO: Countdown to Tomorrow, 1950s-60s", this film program features artist documentaries, providing an expanded look at the ZERO network and the process that the artists employed.

Working Below Decks - Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum
Through December 31, 2014 - New York

Operating the aircraft carrier Intrepid required the skills of 3,000 men, many of whom worked below decks -- far from the excitement of the Flight Deck. In this pop-up exhibit, the Intrepid Museum will highlight a few of these occupations through original ship's equipment that has never before been on public display. Among the equipment to be showcased is a vintage laundry press, illustrating the demanding task of keeping the crew looking clean and pressed to Navy standards. These authentic pieces of equipment reveal the behind-the-scenes occupations that were essential to the operation of Intrepid.

Indoor Play - Powerplay
Through December 31, 2014 - Gowanus

Powerplay's play area is an environment that encourages physical and imaginative play. It's indoor play space is a warm embrace for the cold and frosty days. It provides amenities of a local playground in a fun and inviting atmosphere. Parents and caregivers must supervise their child.

Arty Facts - Brooklyn Museum
Through December 31, 2014 - Prospect Heights

Children ages 4-7 and their adult friends explore the galleries, enjoy a family activity, and make their own art in this 90-minute class, each one a variation on a monthly theme. On hiatus until October 2014.

Meerkats - Maritime Aquarium
Through December 31, 2014 - Norwalk

Meerkats are members of the mongoose family that live in social ?mobs? in the Kalahari Desert, in the southern African nations of Botswana and South Africa. No mere cats, meerkats are fascinating for living in structured but cooperative societies, including a foraging strategy where adults take turns standing guard upright on their hind feet, watching for predators, while the others eat. The meerkats? exhibit offers opportunities for climbing, digging and exploring, with several feeding locations to keep them on the alert for incoming crickets. A viewing bubble lets visitors pop up right among the meerkats. February 1-December 31, 2014.

World Brooklyn - Brooklyn Children's Museum
Through December 31, 2014 - Crown Heights

Kids can visit examples of stores they might find in some of Brooklyn's ethnic pockets: a Chinese stationary store, a Mexican bakery, a West African import store, to name a few, which are modeled after real Brooklyn businesses. There's also an international grocery store and a replica of the famous L&B Spumoni pizzeria from Bensonhurst.

Divine Felines: Cats of Ancient Egypt - Brooklyn Museum
Through December 31, 2014 - Brooklyn

An exhibition exploring the roles of cats, lions, and other feline creatures in Egyptian mythology, kingship, and everyday life. From domesticated cats to mythic symbols of divinities, felines played an important role in ancient Egypt imagery for thousands of years. Now, nearly thirty diverse representations of felines from the world-famous Egyptian holdings of the Brooklyn Museum will be on view.

Up 4 Art - Staten Island Children's Museum
Through December 31, 2014 - Staten Island

Kids create a different art project each week.

Kidz Cook - Staten Island Children's Museum
Through December 31, 2014 - Staten Island

Kids make and eat a different dish from around the world each week.

Forest Hills Greenmarket - Forest Hills (outside Post Office)
Through December 31, 2014 - Forest Hills

Features fresh, locally-grown vegetables, orchard fruit, nuts, coffee, berries, potted plants, flowers, honey, fresh seafood, breads, pastries, and more. This market is now open Sundays year-around.

Jackson Heights Greenmarket - Travers Park
Through December 31, 2014 - Jackson Heights

Located in one of the most diverse neighborhoods in the city, the recently expanded Jackson Heights Greenmarket is the largest and busiest Greenmarket in Queens. Wrapping around the edge of Travers Park, this bustling Sunday market draws a large crowd of families, long-time residents and young couples who come out to shop, enjoy the lively scene, and meet and greet their neighbors. The Friends of Travers Park designated 78th a "playstreet" where they host family-friendly events each Sunday adjacent to the market. Reflecting the culinary diversity of the neighborhood, the Jackson Heights market offers a broad selection of vegetables, fruit, eggs, fish, honey, chicken and specialty Mexican produce.

Try It Tuesdays - Brooklyn Children's Museum
Through December 31, 2014 - Crown Heights

Children explore, learn, and discover as they try out science, art, and language in fun and exciting ways.

Open Play and Private Play - Extreme Kids and Crew/AMP Space
Through December 31, 2014 - Red Hook

Extreme Kids and Crew offer a safe sensory playspace where parents/caregivers and children with special needs (particularly those with sensory and Autism-related conditions can gather to play, teach, learn, sing, sprawl, and be comfortable Children can experiment with different swings, snuggle up on beanbags and foofs, climb the cargo net, make art at the art table, meet new friends, and hideaway in a tent.

Art Kids - Brooklyn Children's Museum
Through December 31, 2014 - Crown Heights

Preschoolers discover the artistic process and develop art skills through a different activity each Friday.

Nature Tots - Brooklyn Children's Museum
Through December 31, 2014 - Crown Heights

Preschoolers will learn about the living and nonliving things that coexist with people, and the importance of being a steward of the environment. They will meet an animal, plant or mineral from the Museum's collection.

Behind the Screen - Museum of the Moving Image
Through December 31, 2014 - Astoria

The core exhibition of the Museum, a one-of-a-kind experience that immerses visitors in the creative and technical process of producing, promoting, and presenting films, television shows, and digital entertainment. Occupying 15,000 square feet of the Museum's second and third floors, the exhibition reveals the skills, material resources, and artistic decisions that go into making moving images. Behind the Screen also introduces visitors to the history of the moving image, from nineteenth-century optical toys to the present-day impact of digital tools on film editing and post-production. Children under the age of fourteen must be accompanied by an adult of eighteen years or older. Artifacts: The exhibition incorporates approximately 1,400 artifacts from the Museum's collection of the material culture of the moving image. These include historic film and television cameras, projectors, television sets, sound recording equipment, costumes, set design sketches and models, make-up, fan magazines, posters, and an outstanding collection of licensed merchandise?dolls, toys, board games, lunch boxes, and more. The Museum has also been a pioneer in collecting video arcade and console games, which are on exhibit and available for play by visitors. Recently acquired objects on view include makeup used on the stars of Sex in the City, a mechanical prop designed by Mike Marino for a climactic scene in Black Swan, and molds and prototypes produced during the creation of a King Kong action figure. Computer-based interactive experiences: Visitors may record their own movements as a sequence of still photographs that can be printed out and made into a flipbook; create their own stop-motion animations, which they can save and email; record their voices over dialogue from a film, following the same procedure that actors use when dubbing their lines in post-production; choose sound effects to add to the images of well-known movies and television shows; add music to scenes from movies, and to experience how music affects mood and tone. Audio-visual material: Behind the Screen includes nearly four hours of audio-visual material that ranges from film clips related to the artifacts on display; projections of the earliest kinetoscope films, The Great Train Robbery, and selections from The Jazz Singer and Nanook of the North, all of which bring key moments in film history vividly to life; special videos, including The First Movies about Etienne Jules Marey and Chuck Workman's Precious Images; and a simulation of a live TV control room, taking visitors inside the room where director Bill Webb called the shots for the broadcast of a game between the New York Mets and San Diego Padres. Commissioned artworks: Artworks created especially for incorporation into Behind the Screen are Tut's Fever by Red Grooms and Lysiane Luong, a real movie theater equipped for video that seats thirty-five; TV Lounge by Jim Isermann, an environment resembling a 1960s living room; and Feral Fount by Gregory Barsamian, a stroboscopic zoetrope using 97 sculptures rotating on an armature to create a short animation.

Jazzed! The Changing Beat of 125th Street - Children's Museum of Manhattan
Through December 31, 2014 - Upper West Side

Immerse yourself in the toe-tapping, original sound of American jazz as the Children's Museum of Manhattan and the National Jazz Museum in Harlem present this all-new exhibit celebrating the rich history and lasting legacy of jazz during the famed Harlem Renaissance. Enter the intimate "jazz club" and listen to the warm sounds of Ella Fitzgerald; make your way to the "theater" and try out Bill "Bojangles" Robinson's famous stair dance; and meet Duke Ellington and his famous jazz orchestra in the "ballroom." Through special daily and weekly programs and demonstrations, families have the opportunity to construct Big Band-era style instruments, make wearable tap shoes, create record covers using vintage jazz albums, record their own rendition of an Ella tune and learn the Lindy Hop. A combination of daily live piano presentations by young musicians and weekly live performances by leading jazz artists and dance companies will allow families to experience how this genre continues to influence culture today.

Farmer's Market - Grand Army Plaza
Through December 31, 2014 - Park Slope

Founded in 1989, Grand Army Plaza is Greenmarket's flagship Brooklyn market, and the second largest market in the program, behind Union Square. Located at the northwest entrance to beautiful Prospect Park? and just steps from the Brooklyn Public Library, the Brooklyn Museum, and the Brooklyn Botanic Garden. This community destination brings together a mix of shoppers from the nearby neighborhoods of Park Slope, Prospect Heights, Crown Heights, and beyond. Runners, dog-walkers, families, singles and foodies all converge to buy from the huge array of farm fresh products, and to participate in the programming and cooking demonstrations that take place every Saturday all year long. Open year-round.

Mt. Kisco Farmers' Market - St. Marks Church
Through December 31, 2014 - Mt. Kisco

Includes fresh, wholesome food and a large selection of natural items - soaps, lotions, candles, knitted items, lavender and more. The market is managed by Sandra Lena of John Boy's Farm. Each week the Market will feature a local chef preparing the "$5 Slow Food Local Harvest Meal" using the freshest local ingredients. Bring the family and enjoy!

Pump It Up's Sensory Friendly Bounce Time - Pump It Up Norwalk
Through December 31, 2014 - Norwalk

No loud music or flashing lights -- just lots of fun bouncing, jumping and sliding. Tuesdays and Saturdays, through December 31.

IMPROV 4 KIDS - Broadway Comedy Club
Through December 31, 2014 - Midtown

Enjoy hilarious interactive Musical Comedy based on audience participation and suggestions.

Making Space - Stepping Stones Museum
Through December 31, 2014 - Norwalk

Children have an amazing sense of play, imagination, discovery, creativity and problem-solving. When given simple materials, their ideas can be brought to life in the form of artistic and useful inventions. Just think about how much fun your children have with a cardboard box at home – it becomes a car, a boat, an island, a time travel machine, a cave and on and on. In the spirit of our ongoing mission of lifelong learning, Making Space encourages creative experimentation and play. Oct 1- December 31.

Join the Quest! - Stepping Stones Museum
Through December 31, 2014 - Norwalk

In this fun and interactive exhibit you will learn about energy – what it is, where it comes from, how we use it and why it's so important to use it wisely. See for yourself how simple actions can make a big difference for families, communities and the planet. October 1-December 31, 2014.

Animal Feeding at Earthplace - Earthplace
Through January 01, 2015 - Westport

Ever wonder what you feed a turkey vulture? Curious about how a box turtle chews with no teeth? Join Earthplace staff in the Animal Hall and Connecticut Birds of Prey exhibit for scheduled feeding times. Earthplace staff will be able to answer all your questions while giving each of the animals their daily meal. On Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays watch the animals in Animal Hall get fed. On Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays it's time to feed the Birds of Prey. The activity takes place year-round.

Silver Penny Photography Show - Oscar's Deli
Through January 01, 2015 - Westport

Westport photographer Irene Penny of Silver Penny Photography presents her vivid local beach scenes and playful children's portraits at Oscar's Deli. On view November 1-January 1, 2015.

Playing with Fire: Political Interventions, Dissident Acts, and Mischievous Actions - El Museo Del Barrio
Through January 03, 2015 - New York

Tracing the founding of El Museo del Barrio by Raphael Montanez Ortiz at the end of the 60s, an era of social unrest and radical activism in the United States as well as throughout the Americas, the works in this exhibition target colonialism, imperialism, urban neglect, and cultural hegemony with a vast array of weapons, including irreverence and humor.

Dance & Fashion - Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology
Through January 03, 2015 - New York

An exploration of the relationship between two great embodied art forms: dance and fashion. Dance has utilized a wide variety of costumes, including contemporary fashions, to identify different characters, but there are also certain iconic styles, which represent a dance more abstractly. Tutus and pointe shoes, for example, are integral to the image and movements of the ballerina, just as leotards and tights are associated with the modern dancer.

Gilded New York - Museum of the City of New York
Through January 04, 2015 - New York

Inaugurating the Museum's Tiffany & Co. Foundation Gallery, Gilded New York explores the city's visual culture at the end of the 19th century, when its elite class flaunted their money as never before. In New York, this era was marked by the sudden rise of industrial and corporate wealth, amassed by such titans as Cornelius Vanderbilt and Jay Gould, who expressed their high status through extravagant fashions, architecture, and interior design. The exhibition presents a lavish display of some 100 works, including costumes, jewelry, portraits, and decorative objects, all created between the mid-1870s and the early 20th century. The dazzling works in the exhibition will illuminate an era when members of the new American aristocracy often displayed their wealth in storied balls in Fifth Avenue mansions and hotels. It was a time when New York became the nation's corporate headquarters and a popular Ladies' Mile of luxury retail establishments and cultural institutions helped launch the city to global prominence.

Body Worlds: Pulse - Discovery Times Square
Through January 04, 2015 - New York

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

Picturing Science: Museum Scientists and Imaging Technologies - American Museum of Natural History
Through January 04, 2015 - New York

More than 20 sets of large-format images showcase the wide range of research being conducted at the Museum as well as how various optical tools are used in scientific studies.

Pterosaurs: Flight in the Age of Dinosaurs - American Museum of Natural History
Through January 04, 2015 - Upper West Side

Discover a world where pterosaurs soared overhead in this exciting new exhibition. A diverse group with more than 150 known species ranging from the size of a sparrow to that of a fighter jet, pterosaurs appeared 220 million years ago and survived for more than 150 million years before becoming extinct. What sets them apart from their dinosaur contemporaries is their adaptation for flying, a unique trait visitors will explore through multiple interactive exhibits. Visitors can also investigate pterosaur models, casts, and fossils and find out how these extraordinary ancient vertebrates moved on land and in the air, how they hunted, and what scientists are discovering about them today. Visitors will also glimpse the pterosaurs' ancient world in a dramatic diorama re-creating an inland sea in Brazil where pterosaurs, fishes, crocodiles, and other species co-existed millions of years ago.

Crossing Brooklyn: Art from Bushwick, Bed-Stuy, and Beyond - Brooklyn Museum
Through January 04, 2015 - Brooklyn

The Brooklyn Museum continues its long tradition of focusing on Brooklyn-based artists with a major survey featuring more than 100 works by 35 artists or artist groups who live and/or work in Brooklyn. The exhibit features work in virtually every medium, including painting, drawing, photography, sculpture, installation, video, and performance. While most of the exhibition takes place in the galleries and on the grounds of the Brooklyn Museum, there is also programming off-site in the streets, waterways, and other public spaces of Brooklyn.

Marvel's AVENGERS S.T.A.T.I.O.N. - Discovery Times Square
Through January 04, 2015 - New York

A completely immersive experience that brings visitors into the world of The AVENGERS. Visitors of all ages are granted S.H.I.E.L.D. access to the official S.T.A.T.I.O.N. headquarters and taken deep into the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Here visitors will have open access to a vast array of intelligence files, classified studies and experiments that explores the history and scientific origins of Marvel's The Avengers. Visitors will also be given unprecedented access to some of S.H.I.E.L.D.'s most highly guarded artifacts such as Captain America's Birth Pod, the Tesseract Portal Device, Loki's Sceptre, a hermetically sealed Chitauri and more, recovered after the Battle of New York.

Nam June Paik: Becoming Robot - Asia Society and Museum
Through January 04, 2015 - New York

Nam June Paik (1932-2006) was a visionary artist, thinker, and innovator. Considered the "father of video art," his groundbreaking use of video technology blurred past distinctions between science, fine art, and popular culture. He created a new visual language using mediums previously associated with mass entertainment and scientific discovery. "Nam June Paik: Becoming Robot" illustrates modern society's relationship with technology through one artist's perspective, and creates a space for visitors to explore the central role technology will continue to play in art and culture for future generations.

The Katonah Museum of Art presents Lethal Beauty: Samurai Weapons and Armor - Katonah Museum of Art
Through January 04, 2015 - Katonah

The striking duality of deadly weaponry forged with artistic beauty is on full display in "Lethal Beauty: Samurai Weapons and Armor." With 63 works by master craftsmen from the 13th to 20th centuries, the exhibition features five full sets of armor, masks, helmets, and warrior hats. Remarkable weapons include long and short swords, daggers, and examples of early Japanese rifles. The exhibition also showcases a pair of 17th-century folding screens by a Kano school artist, depicting battle scenes from the famous Tale of the Heike, one of the greatest warrior epics in Japanese literature that marks the dawn of samurai honor, valor, and fortitude. On view from Oct. 12, 2014 through Jan. 4, 2015. In the Beitzel and Righter Galleries.

AVENGERS S.T.A.T.I.O.N.: The Exhibition - Discovery Times Square
Through January 04, 2015 - Times Square

Marvel's AVENGERS S.T.A.T.I.O.N. The Exhibition (Scientific Training and Tactical Intelligence Operative Network) is a completely immersive experience that brings visitors into the world of The AVENGERS. Visitors of all ages are granted S.H.I.E.L.D. access to the official S.T.A.T.I.O.N. headquarters and taken deep into the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Here visitors will have open access to a vast array of intelligence files, classified studies and experiments that explores the history and scientific origins of Marvel's The Avengers. Visitors will also be given unprecedented access to some of S.H.I.E.L.D.'s most highly guarded artifacts such as Captain America's Birth Pod, the Tesseract Portal Device, Loki's Scepter, a hermetically sealed Chitauri and more, recovered after the Battle of New York. NASA, the Science & Entertainment Exchange (a program of the National Academy of Sciences), Neuroverse, and Thwacke are all collaborating on the Marvel's Avengers S.T.A.T.I.O.N. Exhibition visitors will get the chance to map out the stars to find Asgard, learn to operate Iron Man's suit, witness the neurological effects of Bruce Banner's transformation into the Hulk, and physically test themselves against Captain America. Entry by timed ticket only

Assyria to Iberia at the Dawn of the Classical Age - Metropolitan Museum of Art
Through January 04, 2015 - New York

This landmark exhibition traces - through some 260 works of art on loan from major collections in Western Europe, the Caucasus, the Middle East, North Africa, and the United States - the deep roots of interaction between the ancient Near East and the lands along the shores of the Mediterranean and their impact on the artistic traditions that developed in the region. Parallels will also be drawn between works in the exhibition and those in the Metropolitan Museum's permanent collection in the Department of Ancient Near Eastern Art.

The Crusader Bible: A Gothic Masterpiece - Morgan Library & Museum
Through January 04, 2015 - New York

The spectacular Crusader Bible is one of the greatest illuminated manuscripts in the world, renowned as much for its unrivalled and boldly colored illustrations as it is for its fascinating history.

Lights, Camera, Astoria! - The Museum of The Moving Image
Through January 04, 2015 - Astoria

This exhibition traces the fascinating history of the Astoria studio, which has been at the heart of filmmaking in New York City since 1920. The site was the East Coast home of Paramount Pictures in the silent and early talking-picture eras, a center for independent filmmaking in the 1930s, and the U.S. Army Pictorial Center from World War II into the Cold War. After falling into disrepair in the early 1970s, the site has become a thriving cultural hub that includes Kaufman Astoria Studios and Museum of the Moving Image.

American Museum of Natural History Presents: Lonesome George - American Museum of Natural History
Through January 04, 2015 - Upper West Side

A native of the Galapagos Islands and the last of his species, the Pinta Island tortoise known as Lonesome George became an international symbol of ever-increasing extinctions. When he died of natural causes in 2012, more than 40 years after being discovered on Pinta Island, the Museum worked with the Galapagos National Park Service, State University of New York College of Environmental Services and Forestry, the Galapagos Conservancy, and a team of master taxidermists to preserve Lonesome George for future generations. Before the tortoise is returned to Ecuador, he will be on exhibit here at the Museum for a limited time. Lonesome George is presented in collaboration with the Galapagos National Park Directorate and Galapagos Conservancy

Farmers, Warriors, Builders: The Hidden Life of Ants - Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History
Through January 04, 2015 - New Haven

With complex and wildly diverse lifestyles, ants are everywhere, living lives mostly hidden from plain sight. The exhibit highlights the lives of ants—hunting, communicating, dealing with disease and agriculture—and chronicles the work of entomologists in the field today. In addition to the large-scale color photographs, the exhibition features hands-on displays, including oversized ant models, and you'll come face-to-face with beautiful insect fossils preserved in amber, ant predators, live ant colonies, and live antlions. Oct 1-Jan 4, 2015.

Traveling Exhibit- Native Voices: New England Tribal Families - Long Island Children's Museum
Through January 04, 2015 - Garden City

Explore five thriving New England communities as they work to balance cultural traditions with life in a modern world. The hands-on exhibit takes visitors through four New England seasons and shares stories, songs, and cultural materials that illustrate strong and enduring connections between tribes and their traditional homelands. Toboggan down a winter hill, learn about daily life at the Nuweetooun Tribal School, experience the sights and sounds of Pow Wow and explore a natural cranberry bog on Martha’s Vineyard! Experience these activities and many more in the new exhibit Native Voices. Native Voices was produced by Boston Children’s Museum All underlying materials, including all artwork and the use of Native Voices characters are used with permission of Boston Children’s Museum. Native Voices: New England Tribal Families is sponsored nationally by Ocean Spray™ and the National Endowment for the Humanities™. Local exhibit support provided by Astoria Bank (logo).

Lonesome George - American Museum of Natural History
Through January 04, 2015 - New York

More than 20,000 species of plants and animals around the world are currently under threat of extinction and hundreds vanish each year. We don't always know the exact time of extinction, but we do for the Pinta Island giant tortoise from the Galapagos Islands. On June 24, 2012, Lonesome George - the tortoise displayed at the Museum and the last known member of his species - died of natural causes.

Korean Ceramics from the Asia Society Museum Collection - Asia Society and Museum
Through January 04, 2015 - New York

The three ceramics on view in the Asia Society Visitor Center come from the Asia Society Museum Collection of Asian and Asian American art.

Plymptoons: Short Films and Drawings by Bill Plympton - Museum of the Moving Image
Through January 04, 2015 - Astoria

Nearly 40 original drawings by Plympton from his films offer a view into his creative process, and there will be continuous screenings of an hour-long selection of Plympton’s best short films, from 1987 to 2010.

Anonymous: Contemporary Tibetan Art - Queens Museum
Through January 04, 2015 - Queens

An exploration of changing attitudes towards self-expression, attribution, and identity in contemporary Tibetan art. Firmly established as well as emerging artists are featured, including Ang Sang, Benchung, Dedron, Gade, Jhamsang, Karma Phuntsok, Kesang Lamdark, Losang Gyatso, Marie-Dolma Chophel, Nortse, Palden Weinreb, Penba Wangdu, Phurba Namgay, Rabkar Wangchuk, Sherab Gyaltsen, Sodhon, Tanor, Tenzing Rigdol, Tsering Nyandak, Tsewang Tashi, Tsherin Sherpa, Tulku Jamyang, and anonymous contributors.

Pterosaurs: Flight in the Age of Dinosaurs - American Museum of Natural History
Through January 05, 2015 - New York

Discover a world where pterosaurs soared overhead in this exciting new exhibition. A diverse group with more than 150 known species ranging from the size of a sparrow to that of a fighter jet, pterosaurs appeared 220 million years ago and survived for more than 150 million years before becoming extinct. What sets them apart from their dinosaur contemporaries is their adaptation for flying, a unique trait visitors will explore through multiple interactive exhibits. Visitors can also investigate pterosaur models, casts, and fossils and find out how these extraordinary ancient vertebrates moved on land and in the air, how they hunted, and what scientists are discovering about them today. Visitors will also glimpse the pterosaurs' ancient world in a dramatic diorama re-creating an inland sea in Brazil where pterosaurs, fishes, crocodiles, and other species co-existed millions of years ago.

On Exhibit: Accused: Fairfield's Witchcraft Trials - Fairfield Museum and History Center
Through January 05, 2015 - Fairfield

Learn about the dramatic story of witchcraft trials that took place in Fairfield in the 1650s and 1690s through artist Jakob Crane graphic novel. September 25-January 5, 2015.

ZERO: Countdown to Tomorrow, 1950s-60s - Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
Through January 07, 2015 - New York

The first large-scale historical survey in the United States dedicated to the German artist group Zero (1957-1966) and ZERO, an international network of artists that shared the group's aspiration to redefine and transform art in the aftermath of World War II. Featuring more than 30 artists from 9 countries, the exhibition will highlight the points of intersection, exchange, and collaboration that defined these artists' shared history.

This Leads to Fire: From Nonconfirmism to Global Capitalism, Selections from the Kolodzei Art Foundation Collection - Neuberger Museum of Art
Through January 07, 2015 - Purchase

The Kolodzei Art Foundation is one of the most extensive collections of nonconformist and contemporary Russian art in the world. This Leads to Fire will include works ranging from the 1950s through the period of Glasnost and contemporary art, and will be organized into five parts that explore the origins of nonconformist art, the developments of Moscow conceptualism and Sots Art, the influence of the Russian avant-garde in geometric abstraction, and the coercive legacy of Socialist Realism. The exhibition will familiarize viewers with an important and under-appreciated body of work, and demonstrate the challenges these artists still pose to both mainstream Russian culture and the globalized art world. The exhibition is curated by Sarah Warren, Assisant Professor of Art History at Purchase College, the State University of New York. September 15, 2014 through January 7, 2015.

Marisol: Sculptures and Works on Paper, 1955-1998 - El Museo Del Barrio
Through January 10, 2015 - New York

This retrospective project seeks to re-establish Marisol as a major figure in postwar American art while also fostering a broader understanding of her work. This exhibition and catalogue will provide a comprehensive look at Marisol's biography and career, placing her within a larger historical context, with 21 significant works - both sculptures and works on paper. Sculptures in the exhibition will range in date from 1955 to 1998 and will include examples of the various media Marisol used (bronze casting, wood carving,

ICELAND: Artists Respond to Place - Scandinavia House: The Nordic Center in America
Through January 10, 2015 - New York

An exhibition focusing on the rich and complex relationship of contemporary Icelandic artists to the singular geography of their country - one of the most geologically dynamic places on earth. The exhibition features 12 of Iceland's leading contemporary artists whose works cover a broad range of formal approaches and mediums, including painting, photography, sculpture, site-specific wall drawings, and video installations.

Big Apple Circus: Metamorphosis - Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
Through January 11, 2015 - New York

Venture within the hubbub at the heart of Gotham, where the restless tide of humanity rushes through canyons of skyscrapers and shoals of billboards: The dog-walker, whose rowdy pups perform amazing tricks! Businesswomen who arrange to meet, soaring high above on a double trapeze! The rube, a clown-prince among peers, celebrating the mirth of life! Revelry at New Year's Eve, with teeter-board acrobats flying like fireworks! and a chic couple of wire-walkers suspended mid-air for the event! The humble repairman, climbing the ladder of his imagination! The mounted policewoman, directing a cavalcade of steeds! The flimflam man with his quicksilver moves! The food cart vendor, juggling his produce! Construction workers assembling athletic poses of incredible strength! The celebrated Big Apple Circus Band, under the baton of maestro Rob Slowik, provides the lively musical soundtrack, and your cosmopolitan Ringmaster, John Kennedy Kane, will conduct your tour through this luminous cityscape. Run away and join the Big Apple Circus this season for a dazzling, unforgettable spectacle of wonder, merriment and joy!

Beyond the Supersquare - Bronx Museum of The Arts
Through January 11, 2015 - Bronx

Beyond the Supersquare brings together a select group of contemporary artists whose insightful work addresses the remnants of the Modern Movement in Latin America and the Caribbean. While the exhibition will address how Modernism defined a number of decisive aspects related to contemporary architecture, urbanism, and art in Latin America, this exhibition will also examine the larger political and social underpinnings of these cultural and environmental developments. Through drawings, photography, sculpture, installation, and video, Beyond the Supersquare presents a series of responses to the aggressive rise of Latin America's urban centers and the ways in which they have evolved since the mid-twentieth century.

Durer, Rembrandt, Tiepolo: The Jansma Master Prints Collection from the Grand Rapids Art Museum - Museum of Biblical Art
Through January 11, 2015 - New York

Spanning five centuries, this exhibit features prints created by some of the most gifted artists of all time. Albrecht Durer's Engraved Passion, Giovanni Domenico Tiepolo's Flight into Egypt, and Max Pechstein's Lord's Prayer are featured alongside Old and New Testament themes by Rembrandt and a powerful Dead Christ with Angels by Manet. This singular collection highlights the enduring influence the Bible has had on centuries' worth of artists skilled in diverse media and varied techniques.

Rethinking the Garden Casita - Bronx Museum of The Arts
Through January 11, 2015 - Bronx

From Puerto Rico to the South Bronx, the casita, or "little house" in Spanish, is the social centerpiece and focal point of many community gardens. New York Restoration Project (NYRP), in partnership with the Urban Air Foundation, enlisted TEN Arquitectos and engineers at Buro Happold to rethink the traditional casita as a modular kit of parts. NYRP staff will work with members of the Willis Avenue Community Garden in Mott Haven, Bronx, to assemble the pilot structure in their garden in Spring 2014.

in print / imprint: works from the permanent collection - Bronx Museum of The Arts
Through January 11, 2015 - Bronx

Over the course of its 40-year history, the Bronx Museum has drawn together a significant collection of prints and graphic-art works, guided by its mission to give visibility to artists of African, Asian, and Latin American descent. For these artists, the print medium has been an invaluable tool for channeling their aesthetic and political concerns. Due to its mass reproducibility, economy, ease of distribution, and collaborative character, printmaking has long been considered a vehicle for social agency and has played a major role in politically mobilizing different communities and constituencies.

Here I Am: Photographs by Lisa Leone - Bronx Museum of The Arts
Through January 11, 2015 - Bronx

From Nas in the first studio recordings for what would become his iconic debut album Illmatic, to Snoop on the set of his first video, from ingenue Debi Mazar on the subway to Grandmaster Flash at a RockSteady reunion, Leone's photographs open portals to the sounds, places and, most importantly, the people who forged and continue to influence the energy that is hip hop.

A Certain Slant of Light: Spencer Finch - Morgan Library & Museum
Through January 11, 2015 - New York

American artist Spencer Finch (b. 1962) unveils a new, site-specific, large-scale installation inspired by the Morgan's great collection of medieval Books of Hours - beautiful, hand-painted works that served as personal prayer books for different times of the day and different periods of the year. Taking advantage of the Morgan's four-story, glass-enclosed Gilbert Court, Finch will apply films of color to the windows and hang additional glass panes in the center of the Court to create a kind of calendar based on the movement of the sun.

Grand Design: Pieter Coecke van Aelst and Renaissance Tapestry - Metropolitan Museum of Art
Through January 11, 2015 - New York

The first major monographic exhibition devoted to the great 16th-century Netherlandish artist explores the artist's career and reunites many of the finest surviving drawings, panel paintings, and cartoon fragments from his hand with 19 of the spectacular Renaissance tapestries that were made to his designs.

Drawn to Language - Children's Museum of the Arts
Through January 11, 2015 - New York

Description: The Children’s Museum of the Arts (CMA) is pleased to announce Drawn to Language, on view in the Cynthia C. Wainwright Gallery. This exhibition brings together emerging and mid-career artists whose work relates to the material qualities of language. In Drawn to Language, words are given visual form. Letters, words, or phrases are transcribed, visualized, verbalized, symbolized, morphed into patterns, scrambled, or even erased. While the works in the exhibition vary conceptually – from amusing to political to philosophical – each work is defined by its use of words to create an image, a deeper meaning, or both. Visual artists have long been interested in the intersection between art and language. From ancient calligraphy to illuminated manuscripts, some of our oldest surviving texts are an amalgamation of these two forms of communication. Visual artists can be “drawn to language” in a variety of ways. Whether used for additional emphasis, to define pure meaning, to further a narrative, or simply to make a joke, language is an increasingly important element in visual art. The artists in this exhibition use new materials, processes and techniques to entice the viewer to examine language in new ways. Artists on view: Adam Ames, Erik Den Breejen, Anne Lise Coste, Jenny Holzer, Samual Jablon, Jack Pierson, Michael Scoggins, Gary Simmons, Leah Singer, and Hank Willis Thomas

Sebastiao Salgado: Genesis - International Center of Photography
Through January 11, 2015 - New York

The third long-term series on global issues by world-renowned photographer Sebastiao Salgado (born Brazil, 1944), following Workers (1993) and Migrations (2000). The result of an eight-year worldwide survey, the exhibition draws together more than 200 spectacular black-and-white photographs of wildlife, landscapes, seascapes, and indigenous peoples - raising public awareness about the pressing issues of environment and climate change.

Garden of Unearthly Delights - Japan Society
Through January 11, 2015 - New York

A monster tsunami uproots a city. Modern tough guys lock samurai-style in battle. Candy-colored streams of animals and flowers hyperpixilate. These dramatic visual moments are among many to be encountered in this exhibition. The featured artists Manabu Ikeda (b. 1973, Saga Prefecture), Hisashi Tenmyouya (b. 1966, Tokyo) and the art and technology collective teamLab (est. 2001) are today's takumi, or master artisans, taking pride in the execution of dense and precisely detailed works requiring time and contemplation to grasp. Their creative imaginations travel through time, finding inspiration in a range of styles; from medieval Buddhist paintings to contemporary anime and manga. Come stroll through their fantastical visions.

A Bible for Our Nation: American Bible Society, 1816-1830 - Museum of Biblical Art
Through January 11, 2015 - New York

Focusing on the founding of American Bible Society (ABS) and its early years as a national organization. Approximately 20 items will be on display, including copies of the first Scriptures published by ABS and copies of the earliest books to enter the ABS Library

Beyond the Classical: Imagining the Ideal Across Time - National Academy of Design Museum and School of Fine Arts
Through January 11, 2015 - New York

This exhibit demonstrates the ways in which classicism has been understood and expressed by artists for centuries, and the ways in which our response to classicism and classical subjects still resonates in the cultural dialogue and inspires art being produced today.

Drawn to Language - Children's Museum of the Arts
Through January 11, 2015 - Soho

Bringing together emerging and mid-career artists whose work relates to the material qualities of language, Drawn to Language gives words visual form. Letters, words, or phrases are transcribed, visualized, verbalized, symbolized, morphed into patterns, scrambled, or even erased. While the works in the exhibition vary conceptually ? from amusing to political to philosophical ? each work is defined by its use of words to create an image, a deeper meaning, or both. Visual artists have long been interested in the intersection between art and language. From ancient calligraphy to illuminated manuscripts, some of our oldest surviving texts are an amalgamation of these two forms of communication. Visual artists can be ?drawn to language? in a variety of ways. Whether used for additional emphasis, to define pure meaning, to further a narrative, or simply to make a joke, language is an increasingly important element in visual art. The artists in this exhibition use new materials, processes and techniques to entice the viewer to examine language in new ways. Artists on view: Adam Ames, Erik Den Breejen, Anne Lise Coste, Jenny Holzer, Samual Jablon, Jack Pierson, Michael Scoggins, Gary Simmons, Leah Singer, and Hank Willis Thomas

Big Apple Circus presents: 'Metamorphosis' - Lincoln Center
Through January 11, 2015 - Lincoln Square

Step right up and enter a magical world of Metamorphosis with this all-new show from NYC's hometown circus. Witness astonishing acts and startling transformations that transport you to a realm of enchantment under the Big Top! Appearing before your very eyes: The thrilling flyers of the trapeze, swooping and swirling through circus skies! The razzle-dazzle of the rolla-bolla, an act that teeters right on the edge of equilibrium! The dynamo of the diabolo, the whirling double?tops of the Big Top! An aerial space-age acrobatic adventure ? an ascent to amazement! The risky rhythms of the Risley team, twisting and turning, topsy-turvy! The cadenzas of camels and horses, and the exuberance of playful pooches, out to dazzle with delight! The cunning conjurors of the quick-change act, defying belief and inspiring awe! The incredible flexible limbs of the contortionist in an act that will literally bend your imagination! And Francesco the Clown, captivating the crowd with his musical merriment and gentle humor. Under the direction of maestro Rob Slowik, the renowned Big Apple Circus Band provides as always the live and glorious tunes of the sawdust spectacular. And finally, our irrepressible, magnificent Ringmaster, the illustrious and incomparable John Kennedy Kane will summon the spirits of the circus universe to immerse you in the wonder, the joy and the astounding magic of METAMORPHOSIS!

Gestures: The Designs of Wendell Castle and William Pedersen - National Academy of Design Museum and School of Fine Arts
Through January 11, 2015 - New York

Showcasing large-scale works by Wendell Castle and William Pedersen's Loop de Loop chair series, this exhibition explores the pivotal intersection of art and design.

The Discovery Museum presents 'CREATURES' - Discovery Museum
Through January 12, 2015 - Bridgeport

Colorful shapes and marks are incorporated into the whimsical designs in each piece of Susan Frey's artwork. The animals, insects and fish have been suspended between the real and imagined world, into playful compositions for the whole family to enjoy. Through January 12, 2015.

'Great White Shark' - American Museum of Natural History
Through January 15, 2015 - Upper West Side

Known mostly for being an ocean predator, the great white shark is misrepresented, misunderstood, and on the verge of extinction. This film explores the great white's place in our imaginations and in our fears while focusing on the plight of sharks around the world and the fate of sharks at the hands of the planet's greatest predator of all: humans. As the demand for shark fin soup rises, every year tens of millions of sharks are killed primarily for their fins. Some shark populations have been reduced by 99 percent, and many oceanic sharks face extinction.

The Heart Is Not a Metaphor - Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Through January 18, 2015 - New York

The first large-scale survey of Robert Gober's career to take place in the United States. Gober (American, b. 1954) rose to prominence in the mid-1980s and was quickly acknowledged as one of the most significant artists of his generation. Early in his career he made deceptively simple sculptures of everyday objects - beginning with sinks before moving on to domestic furniture such as playpens, beds, and doors. In the 1990s, his practice evolved from single works to theatrical room-sized environments.

Times Square, 1984: The Postmodern Moment - Skyscraper Museum
Through January 18, 2015 - New York City

Are you too young to remember New York thirty years ago? Then time travel to experience Times Square in the 1980s at The Skyscraper Museum's new exhibition. Or perhaps are you of an age that remembers 42nd Street between Seventh and Eighth Avenues when even Rolling Stone Magazine called it "the sleaziest block in America"? Then revisit your youth and the wonderful world of urban design and architectural discourse c. 1984!

The Untamed Landscape: Theodore Rousseau and the Path to Barbizon - Morgan Library & Museum
Through January 18, 2015 - New York

Comprising 70 works from private and public collections, this exhibition considers Rousseau's wide-ranging achievements as a draftsman and his particular approach to the open-air oil sketch.

Art in the Garden: The Evolution of an Artist - Queens Botanical Garden
Through January 18, 2015 - Flushing

From landscapes to portraits to modern abstraction, Elaine Hajian's work consistently expresses the artist's vision through myriad styles and mediums.

Strut: The Peacock and Beauty in Art - Hudson River Museum
Through January 18, 2015 - Yonkers

Strut: The Peacock and Beauty in Art explores our fascination with this most glamorous of birds, a symbol of vainglory and the darling of designers and painters. Strutting in its sapphire-blue and emerald-green feathers, the peacock symbolizes all things vain and beautiful in centuries of painting and sculpture, in books and myth, and on clothes that swirl and shine like the iridescent bird itself. Intrigued by the exotic art of Asia that prized and portrayed the peacock, Western artists and craftsmen chose the peacock as a multi-faceted motif for designs on canvas and for objets d'art in the home. The Hudson River Museum presents Strut: The Peacock and Beauty in Art from October 11, 2014 through January 18, 2015. Organized by the museum, it is the first scholarly survey of the peacock in art. Paintings and decorative objects for the home present concepts of beauty symbolized by the luxurious bird and its famous fan of feathers, from the 19th-century's Gilded Age and 1920s Art Nouveau and Art Deco, until Modernism's ethos of "less is more" caused a brief decline in the peacock's popularity. As the contemporary art world re-embraces beauty in a new "Gilded Age," the peacock struts its way back into the art world. Among the highlights of The Peacock in Beauty and Art are images of women bedecked in peacock feathers, such as Robert Henri's full-length portrait of Ruth St. Denis in the Peacock Dance, 1913; William Baxter Palmer Closson's Feeding the Peacocks, 1910; and Aubrey Beardsley's The Peacock Skirt, created for Oscar Wilde's Salome. The bird itself receives its own glamorous portraits in paintings like Louis Rhead's Peacocks, 1897; Jesse Arms Botkes' Black Peacock, c. 1930; and sculptures like Anna Hyatt Huntington's Peacocks Fighting, 1914. Peacock feathers are extracted into beguiling geometric patterns in the lamps of Louis Comfort Tiffany and gilded Crown Derby porcelains. The peacock also appears to whimsical effect in parade costumes, pictures of Elvis, strutting peacock-style, and images of silent-era Hollywood starlets ready for their close-ups. The peacock's origins as a bird of the Indian jungles comes to the fore in Charles R. Knight's (famed for his murals at the American Museum of Natural History) fearsome Bengal Tiger and Peacock, 1928. Contemporary artists show the peacock's gift of line: Laura Ball, Barbara Takenaga, and Federico Uribe find inspiration in the bird's striking feathers, brilliant coloration, and the sensuous s-curves of its body. Two Westchester-based artists highlighted in the show are Tricia Wright from Irvington, and Dillon Lundeen Goldschlag from Tarrytown. The exhibition includes works from more than three dozen museums, galleries, and private collections, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Smithsonian American Art Museum, the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, and Yale Center for British Art. Bartholomew F. Bland, the museum's director of curatorial affairs, and Laura L. Vookles, chief curator of collections, are co-curators for the exhibition, which is accompanied by a fully illustrated 200-page catalogue co-published by the museum and Fordham University Press, and distributed nationally by Oxford University Press. The exhibition and the accompanying catalog have been made possible by a generous grant from the Mr. and Mrs. Raymond J. Horowitz Foundation for the Arts, Inc.

Exhibit: The Pequot War and the Founding of Fairfield, 1637-1639 - Fairfield Museum and History Center
Through January 18, 2015 - Fairfield

A collaboration with the Mashantucket Pequot Museum, this exhibit presents the story of the Pequot War in 1637, which led to Fairfield becoming established as an English settlement. Learn about the final battle in Southport and explore the current archaeology that is uncovering new facts about this epic conflict. October 18-January 15, 2015.

Egon Schiele: Portraits - Neue Galerie
Through January 19, 2015 - New York

A major exhibition devoted to portraits created by Austrian artist Egon Schiele, whose work is central to the mission of the museum. The Neue Galerie holds the finest collection of paintings and drawings by Schiele in the United States.

What's Up, Doc? The Animation Art of Chuck Jones - Museum of the Moving Image
Through January 19, 2015 - Astoria

Animation director and artist Charles Martin "Chuck" Jones (1912?2002) made some of the most enduringly popular cartoons of all time. He perfected the wisecracking Bugs Bunny and the exasperated Daffy Duck, and created a host of other characters, including Pepe Le Pew, Wile E. Coyote, and the Road Runner, bringing an unparalleled talent for comic invention and a flair for creating distinctive, memorable characters to the art of film animation. In a career spanning three decades, Jones directed more than 300 animated films, and was given an Academy Award for Lifetime Achievement. What's Up, Doc? The Animation Art of Chuck Jones explores Jones's creative genius, as well as the influences he drew on from the fine arts and popular culture, and the legacy of his work on the field of animation. The exhibition features 23 of Chuck Jones's animated films, interactive experiences, and more than 125 original sketches and drawings, storyboards, production backgrounds, animation cels, and photographs, demonstrating how Jones and his collaborators worked together to create cinematic magic. The films include such classic Warner Bros. cartoons as What's Opera, Doc? and One Froggy Evening; the Academy Award-winning short film The Dot and the Line: A Romance in Lower Mathematics, which expanded the boundaries of the medium with its experimental techniques; and such classic television specials as Dr. Seuss's How the Grinch Stole Christmas. The exhibition is a partnership between the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service, The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the Chuck Jones Center for Creativity, and Museum of the Moving Image.

Mac Conner: A New York Life - Museum of the City of New York
Through January 19, 2015 - New York

The New York saga of one of the original "Mad Men." Illustrator McCauley ("Mac") Conner (b. 1913) grew up admiring Norman Rockwell magazine covers in his father's general store. He arrived in New York as a young man to work on wartime Navy publications and stayed on to make a career in the city's publishing industry. As the first exhibition of his work, Mac Conner: A New York Life presents more than 100 vintage sketches, original tear sheets, and hand-painted illustrations created for advertising campaigns and women's magazines like Redbook and McCall's. With overt references to gender, sexuality, and fashion, Connor's work demonstrates how commercial artists helped to redefine American style, culture, and identity during the boom years following World War II.

What's Up, Doc? The Animation Art of Chuck Jones - The Museum of The Moving Image
Through January 19, 2015 - Astoria

Animation director and artist Charles Martin aka Chuck? Jones (1912-2002) made some of the most enduringly popular cartoons of all time. He perfected the wisecracking Bugs Bunny and the exasperated Daffy Duck, and created a host of other characters, including Pep? Le Pew, Wile E. Coyote, and the Road Runner, bringing an unparalleled talent for comic invention and a flair for creating distinctive, memorable characters to the art of film animation. In a career spanning three decades, Jones directed more than 300 animated films, and was given an Academy Award for Lifetime Achievement. What's Up, Doc? The Animation Art of Chuck Jones explores Jones's creative genius, as well as the influences he drew on from the fine arts and popular culture, and the legacy of his work on the field of animation. The exhibition features 23 of Chuck Jones's animated films, interactive experiences, and more than 125 original sketches and drawings, storyboards, production backgrounds, animation cels, and photographs, demonstrating how Jones and his collaborators worked together to create some of the greatest cartoons ever made. The films include such classic Warner Bros. cartoons as What's Opera, Doc? and One Froggy Evening; the Academy Award-winning short film The Dot and the Line: A Romance in Lower Mathematics, which expanded the boundaries of the medium with its experimental techniques; and such classic television specials as Dr. Seuss's How the Grinch Stole Christmas. The exhibition runs through Jan 19. The exhibition is a partnership between the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service, The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the Chuck Jones Center for Creativity, and Museum of the Moving Image.

Chuck Jones Matinees - Museum of the Moving Image
Through January 19, 2015 - Astoria

To accompany the new exhibition What's Up, Doc? The Animation Art of Chuck Jones, the Museum will present matinees of films directed by Jones, many presented in archival prints from The Academy Film Archive and the Chuck Jones Center for Creativity.

Austrian Portraiture in the Early Twentieth Century - Neue Galerie
Through January 19, 2015 - New York

The genre of portraiture underwent dramatic changes at the turn of the twentieth century. With the invention of photography, artists shifted from purely representational likenesses in favor of portraits that captured the personality and essence of the sitter. This exhibition focuses on the portraiture of Gustav Klimt and his peers.

Austrian War Bond Posters from the Great War - Neue Galerie
Through January 19, 2015 - New York

One hundred years ago, Europe erupted into a cataclysmic war that brought down four empires (Austro-Hungarian, German, Ottoman, and Russian), wreaked unprecedented destruction, and altered modern society forever. Known as the Great War, and later as World War I, the trigger event was the assassination of heir apparent Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife in Sarajevo by 19-year-old Serbian Gavrilo Princip on 28 June 1914.

Treasures from India: Jewels from the Al-Thani Collection - Metropolitan Museum of Art
Through January 25, 2015 - New York

A glimpse into the evolving styles of the jeweled arts in India from the Mughal period until the early 20th century, with emphasis on later exchanges with the West.

Cy Twombly: Treatise on the Veil - Morgan Library & Museum
Through January 25, 2015 - New York

Showcasing Cy Twombly's monumental painting "Treatise on the Veil (Second Version)," executed in Rome in 1970, and its related drawings, all from the Menil Collection in Houston.

Lili Reynaud-Dewar: Live Through That?! - New Museum
Through January 25, 2015 - New York

For her first solo museum presentation in the United States, Lili Reynaud-Dewar has created a new body of site-specific works.

Somebody Come and Play: 45 Years of Sesame Street Helping Kids Grow Smarter, Stronger, and Kinder - New York Public Library for the Performing Arts
Through January 31, 2015 - Lincoln Square

Come play and discover things you never knew about everyone’s favorite street – Sesame Street, the show that transformed television by proving it was possible to produce a show that was both educational and entertaining for children. A collaboration of Sesame Workshop and The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, this exhibition gives fans of all ages the opportunity to experience what it’s like to create an episode of the show and get close to their fuzzy and furry friends from the street. For more than four decades Sesame Street has been helping kids grow smarter, stronger, and kinder with the help of beloved Muppets like Elmo and Grover and its signature blend of animation, music, and humor. Sesame Street teaches not just ABCs and 123s, but life lessons ranging from health and nutrition to cooperation, friendship, and diversity. The children’s program is celebrating 45 years on television with this interactive behind the scenes look at the show.

Chris Ofili: Night and Day - New Museum
Through February 01, 2015 - New York

The first major solo museum exhibition in the United States of the work of artist Chris Ofili (b. 1968). Occupying the Museum's three main galleries, the exhibition spans the artist's influential career, encompassing his work in painting, drawing, and sculpture. Over the past two decades, Ofili has become identified with vibrant, meticulously executed, elaborate artworks that meld figuration, abstraction, and decoration. His hybrid juxtapositions of high and low and of the sacred and the profane simultaneously celebrate and call into question the power of images and their ability to address fundamental questions of representation. Through a series of unexpected connections between his bodies of work, Ofili's exhibition at the New Museum will reflect the vast breadth of his practice. Opening/closing dates to be confirmed.

Dani Gal's Wie Aus Der Ferne (As From Afar) - The Jewish Museum
Through February 01, 2015 - New York

The U.S. premiere of Israeli artist Dani Gal's short film. Co-produced by the Jewish Museum, Gal's new video work examines the relationship between Simon Wiesenthal, an architect and Holocaust survivor who devoted his life to hunting Nazi criminals, and Albert Speer, Hitler's chief architect and close confidant. Speer initiated a correspondence with Wiesenthal in 1975 in an effort to accept responsibility for his war crimes.

Death Becomes Her: A Century of Mourning Attire - Metropolitan Museum of Art
Through February 01, 2015 - New York

Exploring the aesthetic development and cultural implications of mourning fashions of the 19th and early 20th centuries. Approximately 30 ensembles, many of which are being exhibited for the first time, reveal the impact of high-fashion standards on the sartorial dictates of bereavement rituals as they evolved over a century.

Masterpieces & Curiosities: A Russian American Quilt - The Jewish Museum
Through February 01, 2015 - New York

Showcasing a colorful patchwork quilt bearing Eastern European and American imagery, Masterpieces & Curiosities: A Russian American Quilt continues a series of exhibitions focused on individual works in the Jewish Museum's world-renowned collection.

From the Margins: Lee Krasner and Norman Lewis, 1945-1952 - The Jewish Museum
Through February 01, 2015 - New York

A revealing parallel view of two key Abstract Expressionists. Lee Krasner and Norman Lewis, a woman and an African American man, each experimented with approaches that joined abstraction and cultural specificity. Their work similarly brims with gesture, image, and incident, yet was often overlooked by critics in their time.

Francesco Clemente: Inspired by India - Rubin Museum of Art
Through February 02, 2015 - New York

The first museum exhibition devoted to the Indian influences in Clemente's work and how they relate to the artistic practices and traditions of various regions in India features approximately 20 works, including paintings from the last 30 years, and four new, larger than life-size sculptures created especially for the exhibition. In contrast to leading conceptual art practices of the 1970s, Clemente refocused attention on representation, narrative, and the figure, and explored traditional, artisanal materials and modes of working.

Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs - Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Through February 08, 2015 - New York

A groundbreaking reassessment of this important body of work. The largest and most extensive presentation of the cut-outs ever mounted, the exhibition includes approximately 100 cut-outs - borrowed from public and private collections around the globe - along with a selection of related drawings, prints, illustrated books, stained glass, and textiles. The last time New York audiences were treated to an in-depth look at the cut-outs was in 1961.

The Works: Salon Style at the New-York Historical Society - New-York Historical Society
Through February 08, 2015 - New York

Salon Style is a method of hanging a gallery that emphasizes the complexity and richness of a collection, often done in the collections of the European royal courts to connote taste and opulence. By the nineteenth century Salon Style was used by private art clubs to squeeze as many works into a gallery as possible. This installation displays numerous gems from the New-York Historical Society's permanent collection in nineteenth-century Salon Style, showcasing the depth and range of our holdings. Everything from self-portraits of Asher Durand to Hudson River School landscapes to religious and history paintings will be on view, in close proximity that unites these typically separate styles.

What Would Mrs. Webb Do? A Founder's Vision - Museum of Arts & Design
Through February 08, 2015 - New York

MAD celebrates the enduring legacy of its founder, Aileen Osborn Webb, with an exhibition highlighting Webb's advocacy and dedication to skilled makers across America, and featuring objects drawn largely from the Museum's permanent collection.

“Exploring the Centuries: 7th – 20th Century Asian Art” Exhibition - Hofstra University Museum, David Filderman Gallery
Through February 08, 2015 - Hempstead

The exhibition focuses upon works of historic, spiritual, and artistic importance including woodblock prints, hand painted scrolls, metal works and sculptural works that highlight artistic traditions from the diverse Asian cultures of nations such as Japan, China, India, Tibet and Thailand. The exhibition runs through February 8, 2015.

The Works: Salon Style at the New-York Historical Society - New-York Historical Society
Through February 08, 2015 - Upper West Side

Salon style is a method of hanging a gallery that emphasizes the complexity and richness of a collection, often done in the collections of the European royal courts to connote taste and opulence. By the 19th century salon style was used by private art clubs to squeeze as many works into a gallery as possible. This installation displays numerous gems from the New-York Historical Society's permanent collection in nineteenth-century Salon Style, showcasing the depth and range of our holdings. Everything from self-portraits of Asher Durand to Hudson River School landscapes to religious and history paintings will be on view, in close proximity that unites these typically separate styles.

That Kodak Moment: Picturing the New York Fairs - Queens Museum
Through February 08, 2015 - Queens

Inspired by the generous donation of over 1,200 medium format color slides taken by fashion photographer Jerry Kean and theater photographer Van Williams at the 1964-65 Fair, this exhibit reveals materials from the museum's permanent collection never seen before by the public such as vintage photographs, albums and scrapbooks, ephemera and books such as "How to Make Good Pictures," a Kodak publication from the '30s.

V. S. Gaitonde: Painting as Process, Painting as Life - Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
Through February 11, 2015 - New York

The first retrospective and scholarly presentation of the work of seminal Indian-born modernist Vasudeo S. Gaitonde (1924-2001). With approximately 30 major paintings and 10 works on paper drawn from public and private collections across India, Europe, and the United States, the exhibition charts the artist's development, from his first Paul Klee-inspired watercolors of the early 1950s, and his signature oil paintings of the 1960s and '70s, to a suite of works completed in his last decade.

Killer Heels: The Art of the High-Heeled Shoe - Brooklyn Museum
Through February 15, 2015 - Brooklyn

Killer Heels explores fashion's most provocative accessory. From the high platform chopines of 16th-century Italy to the glamorous stilettos on today's runways and red carpets, the exhibition looks at the high-heeled shoe's rich and varied history and its enduring place in our popular imagination.

Five Boroughs: Photographs by Jeff Chien-Hsing Liao - Museum of the City of New York
Through February 15, 2015 - New York

A portrait of New York as seen through more than 40 large-scale panoramic photographs of the city's urban landscape. Five Boroughs: Photographs by Jeff Chien-Hsing Liao features more than 40 works by this Taiwanese artist, who came to New York at age 18 to study photography. Pushing the boundaries of traditional documentary photography, Liao (b. 1977) creates large-scale panoramas by combining multiple exposures of the same location taken over the course of several hours. The resulting composite photographs are often fantastical - complex, hyper-real views that no single shot - or the eye - could capture. Liao has spent the past decade honing his distinctive style, making images of his adopted city from the Grand Concourse to Coney Island, the old Shea Stadium to the 72nd Street Subway.

Assembled Realities: Jeff Chien-Hsing Liao's New York - Museum of the City of New York
Through February 15, 2015 - New York

A portrait of New York as seen through more than 40 large-scale panoramic photographs of the city's urban landscape by the Taiwanese artist, who came to New York at age 18 to study photography. Pushing the boundaries of traditional documentary photography, Liao (b. 1977) creates large-scale panoramas by combining multiple exposures of the same location taken over the course of several hours. The resulting composite photographs are often fantastical - complex, hyper-real views that no single shot - or the eye - could capture. Liao has spent the past decade honing his distinctive style, making images of his adopted city from the Grand Concourse to Coney Island, the old Shea Stadium to the 72nd Street Subway.

For a Love of His People: The Photography of Horace Poolaw - National Museum of the American Indian
Through February 15, 2015 - New York

Poolaw (Kiowa, 1906-84) was born during a time of great change for his people - one year before Oklahoma statehood and six years after the U.S. government approved an allotment policy that ended the reservation period. A rare American Indian photographer who documented Indian subjects, he began making a visual history in the mid-1920s and continued for the next 50 years.

Gerard & Kelly: P.O.L.E. (People, Objects, Language, Exchange) - New Museum
Through February 15, 2015 - New York

Gerard & Kelly's new project - comprising public programs, workshops, and exhibitions of research and performance - continues their longstanding investigation into intimacy, relationships, and cultural transmission via vernaculars of pole dancing

Wang Jianwei: Time Temple - Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
Through February 16, 2015 - New York

Wang Jianwei: Time Temple comprises an intricately designed exhibition space, a film, and a performance art event, exploring the role of time-based art practices in contemporary Chinese art for the first commission of The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Chinese Art Initiative at the Guggenheim Museum. Wang Jianwei was born 1958 in Suining, Sichuan Province, Southwest China, and is widely recognized for his bold experiments in new media art.

Cubism: The Leonard A. Lauder Collection - Metropolitan Museum of Art
Through February 16, 2015 - New York

The most important exhibition of the essential Cubists - Georges Braque (French, 1882-1963), Juan Gris (Spanish, 1887-1927), Fernand Leger (French, 1881-1955), and Pablo Picasso (Spanish, 1881-1973) - in more than 30 years.

Thomas Struth: Photographs - Metropolitan Museum of Art
Through February 16, 2015 - New York

This exhibition celebrates the Museum's unparalleled holdings of photographs by Thomas Struth (German, born 1954), one of the most important and influential photographers of the last half-century.

Masterpieces & Curiosities: A Jewish American Quilt - The Jewish Museum
Through February 21, 2015 - New York

This exhibition showcases a colorful patchwork quilt bearing Eastern European and American imagery. A wonderful testimony to the acculturation process undergone by newly arrived Jewish immigrants, the quilt was originally owned by a Russian Jewish family that likely arrived in America during the late 19th century. Curated by Claudia Nahson, Morris & Eva Feld Curator.

Masters of Disguise: The World of Camouflage - Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
Through February 24, 2015 - New York

For many animals, the ability to hide in plain sight or look like something entirely different is necessary for survival. "Masters of Disguise: The World of Camouflage" explores the art and science of camouflage in the natural world, as well as its cultural adaptations and how the military has utilized these visual techniques in combat. Using digital imagery, artifacts and interactive elements, visitors will explore color, shade, shapes, and learn how they can fool the eye.

On This Island, Episode #8 - “Siren Song” - Ars Nova
Through February 25, 2015 - New York

Slant Theatre Project has announced their the next live episode of ON THIS ISLAND, their ongoing live theatrical podcast series. ON THIS ISLAND, Episode #8 “Siren Song” will be hosted by company co-founder Adam Knight. Performers will include opera sensation Anita Rachvelishvili (The Metropolitan Opera’s Carmen and Prince Igor), author Jen McGuire, folk singer Jay Brannan (Around The World In 80 Jays),filmmaker Jeff Seal, actor-writer Jiehae Park(2013 Princess Grace Award), resident musician Phil Pickens, and more to be announced. Joseph Ward will direct the evening. Each year, 250,000 people move to NYC. Who stays? Who leaves? And with more people moving in than out, is the number of years you choose to inhabit this island a blessing or a curse? Through live music, song, personal stories and short fiction, ON THIS ISLAND, Ep. 8 “Siren Song” invites the audience to explore their long-term relationship with this port of call. Is its siren song to be trusted? ON THIS ISLAND is an ongoing, live theatrical event - a night of storytelling for NYC to replenish the charms and mysteries that brought us to this island on the edge of America. Each episode is performed live, then uploaded as a podcast (available on iTunes).ON THIS ISLAND draws from a uniquely New York cross-section of theater artists, musicians, and personalities to fill in the lives of the faces we flash by on the street. Mixing short fiction, personal stories, short plays, and song, each live episode weaves around a chosen theme. Created in early 2012, ON THIS ISLAND has moved from the People's Improv Theater to a standing slot at Ars Nova and a popular presence on iTunes. Some previous contributors include singer/songwriter Ingrid Michaelson, actors Lucas Kavner and Kelly McCreary, the founders of the Bronx Brewery, Broadway's Chad Goodridge and Mackenzie Meehan, playwrights Rachel Bonds, Greg Keller and Matt Moses, and indie darlings The Hollows. Slant producers are Wes Grantom, Adam Knight, Mat Smart and Matt Dellapina. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased by visiting www.arsnovanyc.com or by calling 212-352-3101. Ars Nova is located at 511 West 54th Street, New York, NY 10019 (between 10th and 11th Avenues). Now in our 10th season, Slant Theatre Project is a group of artists that thrive on the danger of building the plane in flight. We do visceral work. We tailor each process to the artists and performance space, and are committed to creating a playground for emerging theatre artists. Since 2004, we have produced new works by Bekah Brunstetter, Rachel Axler, Marcus Gardley, Michele Lowe, Mat Smart, Adam Rapp, Lisa Kron, Theresa Rebeck, Dan O'Brien, Evan Cabnet and many more.

A Collection of Ideas - Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Through February 28, 2015 - New York

Museums are defined by their collections, each with a unique point of view that is carefully shaped by curators, who remain mindful of historical precedents as they look ahead to future developments. At the time of The Museum of Modern Art's founding, in 1929, the terms "modern" and "contemporary" coincided effortlessly. Since then, MoMA curators have sought to distill a timeless ideal of visual presence and meaning from different circumstances, all the while revising and reconsidering the initial paradigms of modern art. In the Department of Architecture and Design, the result of this collective, at times subjective, effort is not just a catalog of objects, but is rather a collection of ideas supported by objects. Several of the ideas and themes developed in the past are still actively discussed, but contemporary curators also regularly identify new concepts worth exploring and representing in the collection. This installation focuses on works designed during the last few decades that have been acquired by the Museum not only because they met aesthetic and functional standards that are worthy of our collection, but also because they introduce new categories of investigation and new design forms. The galleries feature clusters of acquisitions that tackle, for instance, the relationship between design and violence; new expressions of organic design in response to environmental and societal disruptions; and the increasing importance of interaction design, as seen in 13 video games new to the collection.

MEMORY PRINTS: THE STORY WORLD OF PHILLIP CHEN - The Museum of Chinese in America
Through March 01, 2015 - Lower Manhattan

Chen's body of work explores the intersections between American heritage, historical and personal narratives, and politically engaged themes such as feminism, race relations, and colonialism. In Memory Prints, relief etchings are part futurist blueprints and part archaeologic shards, each juxtaposed in an almost Rube Goldberg set of relationships and movements. The exhibition unearths the emotional landscape of an inter-generational American family's multiple pasts, present and future.

Waves of Identity: 35 Years of Archiving - Museum of Chinese in America
Through March 01, 2015 - New York

This exhibition highlights the best of MOCA's archives and special collections while engaging visitors in a discussion about identity. The Museum celebrates its 35th year anniversary in January 2015.

Memory Prints: The Story World of Phillip Chen - Museum of Chinese in America
Through March 01, 2015 - New York

In 15 relief etchings centering around his family, Chen reckons with significant moments in Chinese American history. At first glance, individually and as an ensemble, these relief prints are schematic and enigmatic.

Grossology: The (Impolite) Science of the Human Body - Connecticut Science Center
Through March 08, 2015 - Hartford

Bodies can be pretty gross—they're crusty, stinky, and slimy…but do you know why? Explore the good, the bad, and the downright ugly behind the ways your body keeps you healthy in Grossology. Slide through a huge intestine, climb an oozy skin wall, tour an enormous nose, smell icky bodily smells and more. October 4-March 8, 2015

Indochino New York Showroom - Indochino New York
Through March 10, 2015 - New York

Announcing the Indochino New York Showroom, where men can easily architect one-of-a-kind wardrobes of custom suits and shirts made just for them, will include luxurious showroom-only fabrics when it opens its doors at 435 Broome Street, Soho, on 10 September.

Masterworks: Jewels of the Collection - Rubin Museum of Art
Through March 11, 2015 - New York

A showcase of some of the finest works of art from the museum's collection while highlighting the stylistic diversity and relationships between different strands of Himalayan and neighboring cultural and artistic traditions.

Maryland to Murano: Neckpieces and Sculptures by Joyce J. Scott - Museum of Arts & Design
Through March 15, 2015 - New York

Featuring the personal and political narratives embedded in Scott's work, which tackles such complex themes as poverty, rape, love, sex, racial stereotypes' and social disturbances, as well as tales from American and African history.

Letters to Afar - Museum of the City of New York
Through March 22, 2015 - New York

Capturing life - views of 1930s Poland through the lens of Jewish New Yorkers. Co-Presented by the City Museum and the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research, Letters to Afar is America's first exhibition of an immersive video art installation based on home movies made by New York City's Jewish immigrants who traveled back to visit Poland during the 1920s and 30s. The films document poignant family reunions and everyday life in small towns in the years before the Second World War, capturing a culture on the brink. The installation was created by Hungarian artist Peter Forgacs, under a commission by the Museum of the History of Polish Jews in Warsaw and the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research.

The Paris of Toulouse-Lautrec: Prints and Posters - Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Through March 22, 2015 - New York

This exhibition, drawn almost exclusively from MoMA's stellar collection of posters, lithographs, printed ephemera, and illustrated books, is the first MoMA exhibition in 30 years dedicated solely to Lautrec, and features over 100 examples of the best-known works created during the apex of his career.

Helena Rubinstein: Beauty Is Power - The Jewish Museum
Through March 22, 2015 - New York

The first museum exhibition to explore the ideas, innovations, and enduring influence of the legendary cosmetics entrepreneur Helena Rubinstein (1872-1965). By the time of her death, Rubinstein had risen from humble origins in small-town Jewish Poland to become a global icon - the head of a cosmetics empire extending across four continents. She was the first modern self-made woman magnate, an avatar of female entrepreneurship, and a tastemaker in the worlds of art, fashion, and design. The exhibition will explore how Helena Rubinstein - as a businesswoman, arts patron, and one of the leading collectors of African and Oceanic art of her time - helped break down the status quo of taste by blurring boundaries between commerce, art, fashion, beauty, and design.

Witness at a Crossroads: Photographer Marc Riboud in Asia - Rubin Museum of Art
Through March 23, 2015 - New York

More than 100 arresting black-and-white photographs offer glimpses into everyday life in Turkey, Iran, Afghanistan, Pakistan, India, Nepal, China, and Japan, illuminating tensions between tradition and post-war modernity.

Sing-Along - Edamama Cute Cuts & More
Through March 25, 2015 - Williamsburg

Join the sing-along with Rob Morrison as he plays guitar and keeps the class energetic, cool and groovy. Best suited for babies and toddlers under 3 years.

Judith Scott: Bound and Unbound - Brooklyn Museum
Through March 29, 2015 - Brooklyn

Focusing on Scott's critically acclaimed fiber-wrapped, three-dimensional constructions, the exhibition features more than sixty works, including a selection of works on paper. Judith Scott was in her mid-40s when she began making art at Creative Growth Art Center in Oakland, California. Born with Down syndrome, and largely deaf and mute, she was institutionalized in Ohio for thirty-five years before her twin sister introduced her to Creative Growth's unique studio program for artists with developmental disabilities in 1987. For eighteen years, until her death in 2005, Scott worked with a single-minded devotion on producing idiosyncratic and increasingly complex pieces assembled from found materials encased in thread, yarn, torn fabric, and other fibers.

Ice Skating - Prospect Park: Lakeside
Through March 31, 2015 - Brooklyn

The Samuel J. and Ethel LeFrak Center at Lakeside is now open for its first full season of ice skating. In addition to public ice skating, the LeFrak Center features figure skating, ice hockey, and curling, indoor/outdoor dining at Bluestone Café, and an array of special events and public recreational programming.

100 Years in Post-Production: Resurrecting a Lost Landmark of Black Film History - Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Through March 31, 2015 - New York

New York producers Klaw & Erlanger mounted their untitled project at virtually the same time that D. W. Griffith began his racist epic "The Birth of a Nation," but they abandoned the seven reels of exposed film in postproduction, leaving buried within it unique photographic documentation of its black cast and white crew on the set. Starring the legendary Caribbean American musical theater performer and recording artist Bert Williams (1874-1922), the abandoned film also includes Harlem-based entertainment pioneers Sam Lucas, Abbie Mitchell, and J. Leubrie Hill, along with members of his Darktown Follies stage company. Blending minstrel and contemporary performance styles in its telling of recycled race narratives, the work documents the effort by a community of virtuoso performers to achieve increased visibility in a time of segregation. Using a series of digital moving-image excerpts from the 35mm camera negative and still frames recovered from the unassembled material, this premiere installation stages a close reading of suppressed moments from the struggle for minority access to visual media.

The Fed at 100 - Museum of American Finance
Through April 01, 2015 - New York

"The Fed at 100" illuminates the complex workings of the nation's central bank on its centennial anniversary and explores the pivotal role the Federal Reserve has played throughout the history of American finance. The Museum's largest exhibition to date, "The Fed at 100" encompasses three galleries and a theater.

Enlightenment and Beauty: Sculptures by Houdon and Clodion - Frick Collection
Through April 05, 2015 - New York

Jean-Antoine Houdon (1741-1828) and Claude Michel, called Clodion (1738-1814), were two of the foremost sculptors in France during the late eighteenth century, and the Frick houses an important group of their works. In 1915 founder Henry Clay Frick acquired Clodion's terracotta Zephyrus and Flora and, the following year, Houdon's marble bust of the Comtesse du Cayla. Other works that were subsequently added to the collection will be shown together for the first time, highlighting the artists' expressive ranges, as well as their defining contributions to the sculpture of Enlightenment-era France.

The All-Knowing Buddha: A Secret Guide - Rubin Museum of Art
Through April 13, 2015 - New York

Featuring an exceptional set of paintings in the intimate format of album leaves from 18th-century China that illustrate the meditation practice of Sarvavid Vairochana, a primordial Buddha central to the Tibetan Buddhist tradition. The album is one of only two of its kind in existence to depict visually a secret esoteric practice. The presentation at the Rubin is the first time that these important paintings are exhibited in the United States.

Chinese American: Exclusion/Inclusion - New-York Historical Society
Through April 19, 2015 - New York

Chinese American: Exclusion/Inclusion explores the centuries-long history of trade and immigration between China and the United States -- a history that involved New York from its very beginnings -- and will raise the question "What does it mean to be an American?" The exhibit narrative extends from the late eighteenth century to the present and includes all regions of the country, thus interpreting the Chinese American saga as a key part of American history.

Thomas Hart Benton's "America Today" Mural Rediscovered - Metropolitan Museum of Art
Through April 19, 2015 - New York

This exhibition celebrates the gift of Thomas Hart Benton's epic mural America Today from AXA Equitable Life Insurance Company to The Metropolitan Museum of Art in December 2012. Benton (1889–1975) painted this mural for New York's New School for Social Research to adorn the school's boardroom in its International Style modernist building on West 12th Street. Showing a sweeping panorama of American life throughout the 1920s, America Today ranks among Benton's most renowned works and is one of the most remarkable accomplishments in American art of the period.

Mao's Golden Mangoes and the Cultural Revolution - China Institute
Through April 26, 2015 - New York

During the Cultural Revolution (1966-1976), China was in a political "mango fever." In 1968, after receiving a gift of mangoes from the visiting Pakistani foreign minister, Mao Zedong sent the fruit to the "Worker-Peasant Mao Zedong Thought Propaganda Teams." It coincided with a turning point in the Cultural Revolution from student-leading to worker-peasant-leading. Mangoes, an unfamiliar fruit at that time in China, became a temporary political symbol of Chairman Mao's benevolence and love for the people. Illustrations and photos of mangoes appeared in publications, paintings, posters and badges, as well as on everyday objects such as mirrors, quilt covers and enamelware. Wax mango models were displayed in glass boxes to express respect for Mao, along with circumstances of the gift printed in red on the cases. By showcasing over 80 mango-related objects, "Mao's Golden Mangoes and the Cultural Revolution" explores the interaction of material culture and politics during this period.

Kandinsky Before Abstraction, 1901-1911 - Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
Through May 01, 2015 - New York

Early in his career Vasily Kandinsky experimented with printmaking, produced brightly-colored landscapes of the German countryside, and explored recognizable and recurrent motifs. This intimate exhibition drawn from the Guggenheim collection explores his representational origins.

Remembering Yesterday: Queens and Its World's Fairs - Queens Historical Society at Kingsland Homestead
Through May 01, 2015 - Flushing

Remembering is both a collective and a personal activity. In this exhibition, both are on display in relation to two World’s Fairs that took place in Flushing, Queens in 1939/40 and 1964/65. Within this exhibition, collective memory is represented by shared experiences of the Fairs and personal memory by the memorabilia drawn from the collections of people who attended and fondly recall the Fairs. While these Fairs were global in scope, their attendees were overwhelmingly local, many residing in Queens. All items on display in the exhibition have either been donated or loaned to the Queens Historical Society by those residents of Queens who attended the Fairs.

Revolution! Works from the Black Arts Movement - Brooklyn Museum
Through May 03, 2015 - Brooklyn

During the late sixties and seventies, the Black Arts Movement sprung up in the U.S. as the cultural expression of Black Power politics. Its leadership, which included poets, playwrights, musicians, and fine artists, rejected the dominance of the largely white mainstream art establishments that undervalued their work as black artists and created a radical alternative artistic movement based on social and political ideologies rather than narrow aesthetic dictates. In 2012, the Brooklyn Museum acquired forty-four works of art from the Black Arts Movement. Revolution! Works from the Black Arts Movement displays seven of these works from seven different artists. The strong and vibrant images on exhibit are a testament to the stylistic scope of the Black Arts Movement.

It's Time NYC! Get up, stand up and support legalization of marijuana! - The Bell House
Through May 06, 2015 - Brooklyn

LN NY is state-registered Political Action Committee (PAC) dedicated to the passing of sensible marijuana legislation in the great state of New York. Momentum is building, legislation has passed the Assembly 4 times since 2007, and only the Senate is holding us up. This is THE new issue for New York, and we are dedicated to making it happen. LN NY is hosting an evening of music and awareness featuring: Eris+Harmonia - STRNGRS - Queen Majesty - DJ Portarock - Lovers Ramone - Bikini Carwash - plus policy advocates, industry players, politicians and concerned citizens. Awareness and meet & greet from 6PM, music from 8pm.

A Town Known as Auschwitz: The Life and Death of a Jewish Community - Museum of Jewish Heritage - A Living Memorial to the Holocaust
Through May 16, 2015 - New York

Discover the rich history of Oswiecim, Poland - the town the Germans called Auschwitz - through photographs that trace the life of the town and its Jewish residents, from the 16th century through the post-war period.

Arty Facts - Brooklyn Museum
Through May 17, 2015 - Brooklyn

In Arty Facts you and your kids (ages 4 -7) can explore the galleries through fun activities and engaging conversations, then head to the studio to create an artwork of your own. Classes are held each Sunday at 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Each month has a different theme and each class a different activity!

Arty Facts - Brooklyn Museum
Through May 17, 2015 - Prospect Heights

In Arty Facts you and your kids (ages 4 -7) can explore the galleries through fun activities and engaging conversations, then head to the studio to create an artwork of your own. Classes are held each Sunday at 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Each month has a different theme and each class a different activity.

Against the Odds: American Jews & the Rescue of Europe's Refugees, 1933-1941 - Museum of Jewish Heritage - A Living Memorial to the Holocaust
Through May 21, 2015 - New York

Between 1933 and 1941, thousands of Jews in flight from Nazi persecution sought haven in the United States, reaching out to relatives, friends, and even strangers. Against the Odds tells the story of American Jews who answered their call for help. Working within the constraints of American laws that strictly limited immigration, these generous individuals overcame tremendous obstacles to help many of the refugees reach safety.

Religious School Class for Children with Special Needs - Temple Chaverim
Through May 21, 2015 - Plainview

Religious (Hebrew) Education Classes for children with special needs leading to individualized Bar and Bat Mitzvah preparation. Small classes/low ratios and an emphasis on helping each child learn at their own pace allows each child to succeed and enjoy Hebrew School. Call for further information on this unique and successful program.

Religious School Class for Children with Special Needs - Temple Chaverim
Through May 21, 2015 - Plainview

Religious (Hebrew) Education Classes for children with special needs leading to individualized Bar and Bat Mitzvah preparation. Small classes/low ratios and an emphasis on helping each child learn at their own pace allows each child to succeed and enjoy Hebrew School. Call for further information on this unique and successful program.

The Butterfly Conservatory: Tropical Butterflies Alive in Winter! - American Museum of Natural History
Through May 25, 2015 - New York

The Butterfly Conservatory: Tropical Butterflies Alive in Winter!, a perennial favorite visited by millions of children and adults, returns to the American Museum of Natural History. This popular winter attraction invites visitors to mingle with up to 500 iridescent butterflies fluttering among blooming tropical flowers and lush green vegetation inside a free-standing, balmy, 1,200-square-foot enclosure.

The Butterfly Conservatory: Tropical Butterflies Alive in Winter - American Museum of Natural History
Through May 25, 2015 - Upper West Side

Featuring up to 500 live, free-flying tropical butterflies from the Americas, Africa, and Asia, this annual favorite returns. The butterflies are housed in a vivarium that approximates their natural habitat, includes live flowering plants that serve as nectar sources, and features controlled artificial light, temperature, and humidity. Featured species include iridescent blue morpho butterflies, striking scarlet swallowtails, and large owl butterflies.

Remembering Yesterday: Queens and Its NY World's Fairs. - Queens Historical Society at Kingsland Homestead
Through May 31, 2015 - Flushing

The historical society for the largest borough in New York City is dedicated to preserving the history of Queens through educational programs, exhibitions and its role as a local history research center. An exhibition on the 1939 and 1964 World�s Fairs from the perspective of the common visitor through artifacts and photographs from individual collections.

John Ruppert's Yellow Orb/Homage to Van Gogh - Katonah Museum of Art
Through May 31, 2015 - Katonah

Yellow Orb/Homage to Van Gogh, created by sculptor John Ruppert specifically for the Katonah Museum of Art campus, will be on view on the front lawn of the KMA. Ruppert transforms prison-grade chain link fabric into large, vessel-like forms. Chain link typically connotes danger and boundaries; it is a commercial product intended to confine, protect, and keep out. The material reflects the urban environs of Ruppert's Baltimore studio, and is one that the artist often employs for his sculptures. The industrial fencing is an unexpected element in the bucolic landscape of the Katonah Museum of Art. Also surprising is its intense yellow color, which is luminous and joyful. The woven wire mesh creates shifting optical patterns that animate the work in surprising ways. On view through May 31, 2015. The Katonah Museum of Art (KMA), located at 134 Jay St. (Route 22) in Katonah, NY, is a cultural destination offering changing exhibitions that feature art from all cultures and time periods. The Museum attracts visitors from Westchester and Fairfield Counties, as well as the larger tri-state region. Located at the northern end of Katonah's "Museum Mile" just off of Route 22, and neighboring John Jay Homestead and Caramoor, the Katonah Museum of Art is a two-minute taxi ride from the Katonah Metro North train station. The KMA offers lectures, workshops, concerts, and other events for a general audience, as well as innovative and substantive programs for over 100 member schools. The Learning Center is an interactive space where children can come on a daily basis to explore and create art. Among the many programs for children and families are Stroller Tours, Family Days, Saturday Story Time, Schools Out/Arts In vacation day programs, and art classes for children ages 3-12. The Museum's innovative Arte Juntos/Art Together program for new immigrant families has been recognized as a model program by the federal government. The KMA mounts ten exhibitions per year in its main galleries, Sculpture Garden, and Learning Center. Influential modernist architect Edward Larrabee Barnes designed the 10,000-square-foot building. On view through May 31, 2015 during Museum hours: Sunday: 12-5pm; Tuesday through Saturday: 10am-5pm. Closed Monday.

Yo Re Mi: Sing and Move class - Pipsqueak Children's Shoppe
Through June 01, 2015 - Bedford-Stuyvesant

This class features familiar sing-along songs as well as new ones. Children develop coordination through rhythm exercises, discover the joy of playing instruments, and learn basic yoga poses.

Yo Re Mi: Sing and Move class - The Stomping Ground
Through June 05, 2015 - Crown Heights

This class features familiar sing-along songs as well as new ones. Children develop coordination through rhythm exercises, discover the joy of playing instruments, and learn basic yoga poses.

Objects in Conversation - Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
Through June 08, 2015 - New York

The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum houses more than 9,000 historic objects, archives, photographs and film dating from Intrepid's years as a U.S. Navy aircraft carrier from 1943 to 1974. "Objects in Conversation" shares stories from the Museum's collections that no single object could tell on its own. The exhibit features objects that crew members left behind, only to be discovered by Museum staff decades later; documents that tell the story of sailors who served side-by-side during World War II; and materials that highlight the ways today's Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum staff members care for the Museum and its collections, large and small.

2014-2015 Pre-Ballet Classes - New York Theatre Ballet at St. Mark's Church in-the-Bowery
Through June 13, 2015 - LES

Ballet School NY, the official training school of New York Theatre Ballet, is accepting enrollment for Pre-Ballet classes (ages 3-7) at their new home at St. Mark's Church in-the-Bowery. For registration and more information see website. Classes run through June 13th 2015.

Bompas & Parr's FUNLAND: Pleasures & Perils of the Erotic Fairground - Museum of Sex
Through June 24, 2015 - New York

This immersive work features five "attractions" designed to stimulate all the senses in some subtle and not-so-subtle ways. Physical, visual and olfactory experiences will be utilized to give the audience a breathless rush of endorphins, challenge their strength and agility, and allow them to compete with and impress friends, lovers, and other patrons.

'Shabbaba' Shabbat - Orangetown Jewish Center
Through June 27, 2015 - Orangeburg

This Saturday morning service is geared towards families with children up to age 5. The program follows an interactive and musical format that encourages both children and adults to explore the spiritual aspects of Shabbat. Through June 27, 2015.

Evening Film Club (Grades 9 - 12) - The Picture House Regional Film Center
Through June 30, 2015 - Pelham

Students in grades 9 through 12 who are interested in a deeper involvement with filmmaking can join The Evening Film Club. This dynamic and interactive year long course is held weekly from October through June in the Picture House's screening room. Students are immersed in the inner working of film production as they move through the cycle of writing, casting, directing, and producing their original short feature. There is no charge for this course, however enrollment is limited to 10 students.

Preschool Place - NY Hall of Science
Through June 30, 2015 - Corona

The ideal space to explore, discover and build! Little ones can experience multi-sensory activities in a safe, protected area and is specially designed to meet the developmental needs of children ages birth to 6 years old. Sing-alongs, story times and art activities are featured during weekends and holidays. This program is available thru June 30, 2015.

Submerged: A New Interactive Submarine Exhibit - Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
Through August 05, 2015 - New York

Submerged, a permanent and immersive exhibit makes the history and function of submarines come alive for children and families.

Story and Animal Program - Earthplace
Through August 10, 2015 - Westport

Children 5 and younger can visit Earthplace every week for story time and an animal encounter. Thursdays and Fridays year-round.

Painting With Threads: Chinese Tapestry and Embroidery, 12th-19th Century - Metropolitan Museum of Art
Through August 16, 2015 - New York

The thinness and strength of silk make it the ideal material for weaving or embroidering elegant, painting-like images characterized by fluid outlines, rich colors, and even the addition of calligraphic inscriptions and seals. Drawn from the Metropolitan's superb holdings of Chinese tapestries and embroideries, this installation, which features several pieces not exhibited previously, presents dramatic landscapes, flowers and birds, famous immortals, and stunning examples of calligraphy, showcasing the artistic imagination and technical sophistication of China's textile artists.

Sumptuous: East Asian Lacquer, 14th-20th Century - Metropolitan Museum of Art
Through August 16, 2015 - New York

For more than two millennia, lacquer has been a primary medium in the arts of East Asia. This installation explores the many ways in which this material has been manipulated to create designs by painting, carving, or inlaying precious materials such as gold or mother-of-pearl. Drawn entirely from the permanent collection, this display celebrates the artistry and creativity needed to work this demanding material while illustrating both the similarities and differences found in the lacquer arts of China, Korea, and Japan.

MoMA Art Lab: Places and Spaces - The Museum of Modern Art
Through August 31, 2015 - Midtown

Transport yourself! Discover landscapes, cityscapes, real places and imagined spaces. In the lab visitors of all ages can design, draw, build and create as we explore places and space in modern and contemporary art.

Hubble @ 25 - Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum
Through September 13, 2015 - New York

Hubble@25 commemorates the anniversary of the launch of the Hubble Space Telescope on board the space shuttle Discovery in 1990. The exhibition is the centerpiece of a Museum-wide initiative that includes a series of public and educational programs centered on the Hubble story and addresses the history and science of space exploration.

David Yarrow Exhibit - Rotella Gallery
Through October 07, 2015 - New York

Rotella Gallery, the definitive fine-art photography gallery with flagship showrooms in New York and Las Vegas, will add to its impressive collection of Resident Artists with the addition and arrival of David Yarrow’s limited edition prints with an exhibition in the New York/Soho gallery slated from Oct. 8, 2014 – October 7, 2015

Brooklyn Bridge and DUMBO Tour - City Sites NY
Through October 13, 2015 - New York

Take a wonderful walking tour daily with City Sights NYthrough the trendy DUMBO neighborhood including a history of the Brooklyn Bridge and visits to historic shops and other attractions.

Penguin Encounter - Long Island Aquarium & Exhibition Center
Through December 31, 2015 - Riverhead

Imagine a close-up meeting with an African penguin ? a 45-minute interactive experience where children ages 5 and up and adults go behind the scenes and learn how animal experts care for these playful birds. You'll see the inner workings of the Penguin Pavilion exhibit,learn how staff cares for the exhibit's residents and enter the Penguin Preschool to meet the penguins. Reserve your spot at reservations@amwny.com. Year-round.

Toy Boat-Making Workshop - Maritime Aquarium
Through December 31, 2015 - Norwalk

Visit the toy boat-making area on weekends for a fun 20-minute boat-building project. Build and decorate a toy sailboat to take home as a special keepsake of your visit. Saturdays and Sundays year-round.

Creating Community: Exploring 375 Years of Our Past - Fairfield Museum and History Center
Through December 31, 2015 - Fairfield

This new, hands-on exhibit invites visitors to look inside a Native American wigwam, climb into an American Revolution fort, decipher spy code, and learn how factories fueled the area's growth. Young and old alike will enjoy learning how people worked, lived, and built a community over time by exploring original objects, individual stories, and engaging activities. October 27 2013-December 31, 2015.

Africa: From the Desert to the Sea - Maritime Aquarium
Through December 31, 2015 - Norwalk

Explore the aquatic wonders of Africa, including amazing fish from the Nile River, the lakes of Africa's Great Rift Valley and the Red Sea. Species highlighted include exotic air-breathing lungfish that can survive for a year if their waterhole goes dry, and colorful cichlids and coral reef species that shine in shimmering rainbows. January 1 2014 - December 31, 2015.

Gateway to Himalayan Art - The Rubin Museum
Through January 06, 2016 - New York

Marking the first in a series of yearly rotations, nearly twenty works of art add new dimensions and context to Gateway to Himalayan Art. Visitors will notice a greater emphasis on Hindu works, with beautiful examples from India and Nepal ranging from 12th to 19th centuries, as well as intricately-detailed thangka paintings, manuscript pages, and textiles. In every iteration, Gateway acquaints new and long-time friends of the museum with the principal concepts of Himalayan art, including important deities and symbols, the materials and techniques used in creating works of art, and the purposes and functions of these works in their sacred and secular contexts. And don't forget to pick up your Gateway Looking Guide to help you identify important figures and symbols throughout the museum. It's yours to keep.

Behind-the-Scenes Tours - Long Island Aquarium and Exhibition Center
Through December 31, 2016 - Riverhead

Go behind-the-scenes and see firsthand all that's involved in creating a home for the aquatic residents, including helping to feed the clownfish. Takes place daily, year-round.

Circle of Dance - National Museum of the American Indian
Through October 08, 2017 - New York

A five-year exhibition that presents Native dance as a vibrant, meaningful, and diverse form of cultural expression. Featuring ten social and ceremonial dances from throughout the Americas, the exhibition illuminates the significance of each dance and highlights the unique characteristics of its movements and music.

Dark Universe - A New Hayden Planetarium Space Show - American Museum of Natural History
Through December 31, 2018 - New York City

Dark Universe will celebrate the scientific breakthroughs that have paved the way for our increased understanding of the universe, revealing that it is dominated by two mysterious phenomena: dark matter and dark energy. To bring this story to the Hayden Planetarium dome, the Space Show uses stunning visualizations based on authentic data from NASA and European Space Agency missions, ground-based telescopes, supercomputer simulations, and research conducted at institutions around the globe, including the Museum. In Dark Universe, viewers will see the night sky at the historic Mount Wilson Observatory, soar across the Milky Way Galaxy, and parachute through Jupiter’s atmosphere. Dark Universe was created by the American Museum of Natural History, the Frederick Phineas and Sandra Priest Rose Center for Earth and Space, and the Hayden Planetarium.

Born to Be Wild - Maritime Aquarium
Through June 30, 2024 - Norwalk

Academy-Award winner Morgan Freeman lends his voice to this film which follows orphaned baby orangutans and elephants, and the people who rescue and raise them for eventual release back into the wild. Through June 30,2014.

Mathnasium Open House - Mathnasium of Scarsdale
Through August 17, 2024 - Scarsdale

WARNING! Your Child May Become Crazy About MATH! Let Mathnasium show you how they "make math make sense" during an afternoon of fun, games, hands-on learning, and information, as they introduce Mathnasium to Westchester. Mathnasium Learning Centers increase math skills, understanding of math concepts, and overall school performance, while building confidence and forging a positive attitude toward the subject. Each student follows a personalized learning program with the help of specially trained Mathnasium math tutors who provide instruction - and lots of warm encouragement.

Fridays at EVR: NYC's Newest Friday Hotspot - EVR
Through February 22, 2104 - New York

Venue Information: E&R Group (Eric Virgil & Rob Diesel) presents February 21st, 2014 The Grand Opening EVR Fridays with Francis Mercier at EVR located at 54 W 39th St, New York, NY 10018 Ladies are Free before 12:00 on The E&R Group List Gentlemen $20 reduced on The E&G Group List Doors Open at 10pm. Ends at 4am. Music Type: House, Top 40 and EDM If you have been to one of our events in the past, you already know what you are in for. If you haven't been to one yet, now is your chance. EVR (Ever), a unique gastro-lounge located in the heart of Manhattan's Empire District, is a sleek and sophisticated nightlife destination offering an exclusive interactive experience. Our neighbors include Bryant Park, the Fashion District and many of NYCs most prestigious financial and law firms The 5,000 square-foot, dual level space features two bars, an elevated DJ booth, a curated cocktail menu, created by expert in-house mixologist Orson Salicetti ,and delectable nouveau American cuisine. Combining industrial chic decor with cutting edge design elements including eclectic atmosphere lighting, vintage furniture, signature art installation and entertainment provided by world-class DJs. EVR brings the artistry back into nightlife with a high-energy milieu once thought only to exist Downtown to Midtown. This Hot Spot brings you a funky, A-List Crowd. Top DJ Francis Mercier, DJ Rich P and Destro will be spinning house and EDM. For information, please text 917-300-8976 or email us at info@theenrgroup.com Age: 21 and over with proper ID For all our other events please log onto http://www.theenrgroup.com

Boutique R&B Artist Chaz Langley - Shrine
Through February 20, 3014 - New York City

Boutique R&B artist CHAZ LANGLEY is known for his smooth vocal versatility and mesmerizing songwriting. His music has gained him a live TV appearance on Jimmy Fallon and a music spot on a national TV commercial. Chaz is currently recording his new EP which includes his hot new single "Song of Sorrow", out on iTunes now. For more info, ChazLangley.com.

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