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THINGS TO DO WITH KIDS IN BRONX ON NOVEMBER 3

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by Daily Kids Events Editor November 3, 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 3, 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 3. For even more free and low-cost upcoming events in Bronx, check out our complete calendar of events.

Die Zauberflote - Metropolitan Opera
November 03, 2014 - New York

Julie Taymor's transcendent production of Mozart's magical composition, seen this season in its full-length German version, stars Pretty Yende as Pamina, in her first Met performances since her stirring debut. Toby Spence is her prince, Tamino, Markus Werba is Papageno, and the great Rene Pape is Sarastro. Adam Fischer conducts.

Ready, Set, Kindergarten! - Brooklyn Public Library, Macon branch
November 03, 2014 - Bedford-Stuyvesant

In this special six session series, families enjoy stories and activities designed to encourage the development of early learning practices. Exploring literacy, science, and math through music, stories, art, and play will help you and your child get ready for school. Families will receive free materials to continue the learning and fun at home. Sessions held daily at 11am through November 22.

Toddler Time - Brooklyn Public Library McKinley Park branch
November 03, 2014 - Dyker Heights

Enjoy stories and play. 18 to 36 months.

Autism Spectrum Parent Support Group - Family and Children's Association
November 03, 2014 - Mineola

Family Center's Spectrum Support Group offers caregivers mutual support by providing opportunities to meet with others also raising children who are dually diagnosed. To be eligible the child must have a primary Mental Health diagnosis and a secondary Spectrum diagnosis. Groups are facilitated by Parent Advocates, each having their own unique experience raising a child under the Spectrum. While caregivers attend group, respite can be provided to children ages 5-17. To receive respite, an intake is required. This ensures staff is familiar with the child, making caregiver's participation more relaxing. Meetings are held the first and third Monday of each month, except holidays. RSVP Miriam at X2223 no later than seven days prior to the meeting date.

horseriding - beaten Path
November 03, 2014 - Floral Park

Tales & Tunes - Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library, Main Library
November 03, 2014 - Garnerville

Walkers up to 36 months and an adult are invited to the library for stories, fingerplays, songs, and bubbles. Registration is required.

Stories & Craft - Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library
November 03, 2014 - Garnerville

Children ages 3-6 are invited to the library for stories, crafts, and more. Registration is required.

Open House Night - MATSS Kids' Gym & E.C.E.C.
November 03, 2014 - Syosset

Come meet the staff and learn more about the rainbow of programs...all under one roof! Early Childhood Education teachers and displays will be available as well as an opportunity to learn about after school classes, collaborative programming,infant and toddler classes, birthday parties and kids' night out events.

Open House - M.A.T.S.S. Kids' Gym & E.C.E.C.
November 03, 2014 - Syosset

Come join in for an evening to get to know the rainbow of programs better. Meet the management and teaching staff. Learn more about the Nursery School Curriculum, Afterschool movement and enrichment classes, Infant/Toddler classes and full daycare services. Please call to RSVP.

Storytime-Steinway - Steinway Library
November 03, 2014 - Astoria

Young children listen to stories read from picture books in this special morning storytime.

Toddler Workshop - Jill's Ceramics
November 03, 2014 - West Nyack

Jill will help young artists design seasonal or holiday-themed crafts. Children can help set the Thanksgiving table with a decorative pumpkin, turkey plate, or turkey napkin holder. Get ready for December holidays with a menorah or snowman mug. Pieces can be taken home that day or left for glazing. Registration is requested. Toddler workshops are held each Monday and Tuesday.

Monday Afternoon Storytime at B & N - Barnes & Noble City Center
November 03, 2014 - White Plains

Young children can enjoy an exciting adventure at every turn of the page during this storytime.

Floral Park Art League Lecture - Floral Park Public Library
November 03, 2014 - Floral Park

The Art League will be featuring Kirk Larsen as their speaker at this meeting. Kirk excels in all mediums. He has been recognized with over 121 awards for painting, drawing, photography, and sculpture. His demonstration at this meeting will be on painting.

Made With Love - Floral Park Public Library
November 03, 2014 - Floral Park

Made with Love are needle crafters who make items for local community members in need as well as working on their own projects to practice their skills. No instructor will be present. All are welcome.

The College Admissions Process - Pomonok Library
November 03, 2014 - Flushing

This program will demystify the college admissions process by explaining the factors involved in college admissions, the criteria that make a good candidate and the schedule typically followed by applicants. There will be a question-and-answer period following the presentation.

Drop-in Teen Tutoring - Yonkers Public Library-Riverfront
November 03, 2014 - Yonkers

Tweens and teens, let students from Sarah Lawrence College help you with English, math, and history homework; SAT and ACT prep and test-taking strategies; and college essays and applications. This homework help is drop in; there is no registration required.

Open Gym at JW Tumbles Rye Brook - JW Tumbles Rye Brook
November 03, 2014 - Rye Brook

Open play time in the gym. Kids ages 4 months-9 years get a chance to play in the gym - a safe and clean environment free from the cold or heat. Continuous supervision by a parent or caregiver is required.

Homework Zone - Central Library
November 03, 2014 - Jamaica

Need a little help with school work? Kids can come to the library after school and get help with their homework from a teen tutor.

MYSTERIOUS BOOK SOCIETY - Westport Library
November 03, 2014 - Westport

Enjoy pizza and discuss The Lightening Thief by Rick Riordan. For independent readers of all ages.

TEEN MAKER MONDAYS - Westport Library
November 03, 2014 - Westport

Each Maker Monday features a different hands-on, creative activity. Register online at westportlibrary.org. For grades 6-9.

Perpetua Lactation Support Group/ Nursing Mothers Support Group - Happy And Healthy Wellness Center
November 03, 2014 - Mineola

Breastfeeding is your baby’s best start. Bring your baby to this Breastfeeding Support Group to share and learn in a friendly supportive atmosphere.

NFL on the Hudson: Colts at Giants - Circle Line Downtown
November 03, 2014 - New York

NYC's first ever floating sports bar meets tailgating yacht party. Watch the game on multiple screens with NYC skyline views, beers, snacks, and all-you-can-eat wings.

Family Dynamics: The Impact of LD and ADHD on Families - Darien Public Library
November 03, 2014 - Darien

Dr. Judy Grossman, Associate Director of the Ackerman Institute for the Family in New York City will discuss how to handle the common dilemmas facing families of children with learning disabilities and ADHD – including the impact on siblings, spouses and other relatives. Presented by Smart Kids with Learning Disabilities.

STEAM Team! Renewable Energy - Wilton Library
November 03, 2014 - Wilton

Children ages 10-12 will learn about renewable energy sources in this three-week program. The group will explore solar, water, and wind power using K'Nex Education® Kits. Registration required, no fee.

Floral Park Art League - Floral Park Public Library
November 03, 2014 - Floral Park

The Art League will be featuring Kirk Larsen as their speaker at this meeting. Kirk excels in all mediums. He has been recognized with over 121 awards for painting, drawing, photography and sculpture. His demonstration at this meeting will be on painting. Join in for this fascinating lecture.

Made With Love - Floral Park Public Library
November 03, 2014 - Floral Park

Made with Love are needle crafters who make items for local community members in need as well as working on their own projects to practice their skills. No instructor will be present. All are welcome.

Todd Rundgren - B.B. King Blues Club & Grill
November 03, 2014 - New York

A Wizard, A True Star. The title of Todd Rundgren's 1973 solo album aptly sums up the contributions of this multi-faceted artist to state-of-the-art music. As a songwriter, video pioneer, producer, recording artist, computer software developer, conceptualist, and, most recently, interactive artist (re-designated TR-i), Rundgren has made a lasting impact on both the form and content of popular music.

Animal Habitats - New York Public Library, New Amsterdam branch
November 03, 2014 - Tribeca

Learn about different environments such as the rainforest, desert, solar system and mountains and explore what kinds of animals and insects live there. Presented by the Children's Museum of Manhattan. For children ages 5 and older.

Super Scientists - Mulberry Street Library
November 03, 2014 - Lower Manhattan

Through hands-on exploration and experimentation, plus a little help from an occasional live animal ambassador, students 6 and older will learn to hypothesize and answer questions using the scientific method. Presented by the New Canaan Nature Center.

Music Makers and Story Shakers - New York Public Library, Hamilton Grange branch
November 03, 2014 - Hamilton Heights

Make a musical instrument from a different part of the world and play along while listening to a great story.

Your 4-Year-Old: What to Expect - Rutgers Community Programs
November 03, 2014 - Upper West Side

Learn all about what's happening to 4-year-olds physically, behaviorally, cognitively, and socially during this talk is led by Anna Mudrick, an instructor of 4 year-olds in the Ready, Set, Go program at Rutgers Church. RSVP to Jennifer at jmoore@rutgerschurch.org or call if you'd like to attend.

Halloween Candy Buy Back - Smile More Dentistry
November 03, 2014 - Tappan

Smile More Dentistry will buy back your Halloween candy at $1 per pound. The office will then donate the candy to Operation Gratitude, which sends packages to our troops. First 25 parents to bring their children in will also get a free whitening pen.

The New Tarot - Rockwood Music Hall Stage 2
November 03, 2014 - New York

The New Tarot is a Brooklyn based alt rock music project fronted by the Walker sisters. With their edgy sound and haunting lyrics, you will brooding and grooving to their awesome jams all night long. Check them out at Rockwood Music Hall Stage 2 in NYC when they hit the stage at 10pm!

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.

His Holiness The Dalai Lama - Beacon Theatre
Through November 04, 2014 - New York

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.

College Essay Writing Workshop - JCC of Mid-Westchester
Through November 09, 2014 - Scarsdale

This class will focus solely on writing the personal essay for college admissions. It will explore what makes each student unique, and work to craft that into a narrative they can use to display themselves to potential colleges. If time allows, the class will work on supplemental essays as well (also part of the admission process). Class limited to 10 students. Two Sundays: Nov. 2 and Nov. 9. Contact Lisa Itzkowitz, director, JCC Academic Center, 914-472-3300, x275.

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.

Mommy & Me Pilates - Happy & Healthy Wellness Center
Through December 08, 2014 - Mineola

Come enjoy a moderate to strenuous workout with your baby safely at your side in this unique, uplifting

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