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KIDS THEATER IN BRONX WEEK OF JANUARY 28

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Theater for Kids in Bronx Check out these free and low-cost family and children's theater performances playing the week of January 28 in Bronx. See if your favorite play or musical will be in town and get all the details on the performance, or just browse the theater listings to find a fun new show that your family can go see together. In the warmer months, you may also find outdoor concerts and performances, including outdoor movies. Whether you live in Bronx or will just be visiting during the week of January 28, you'll find plenty of entertainment in the theaters. For more free and low-cost upcoming family and children's events in Bronx, go to our complete calendar of events.

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Tiny Tots - Hempstead Library
January 28, 2013 - Hempstead

This program is for children from 18 months to 30 months with a caregiver. Finger-plays, songs, and stories will provide fun for all.

Gaming Night - Larchmont Public Library
January 28, 2013 - Larchmont

Kids in grades 5-8 enjoy a snack while playing games for the Xbox Kinect and/or Nintendo Wii. No registration required.

Monday Afternoon Storytime - Barnes & Noble City Center
January 28, 2013 - White Plains

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

Games for Teens - Brooklyn Public Library, Highlawn branch
January 28, 2013 - Bensonhurst

Teens gather to play board and electronic games.

Literary Littles - Wilton Library
January 28, 2013 - Wilton

Independent listeners ages 4-6 years come for stories, short films, songs and crafts. No registration necessary.

Whodunit? Book Club - Wilton Library
January 28, 2013 - Wilton

Kids in grades 2 and 3 are invited to join this mystery book club. Children will have the opportunity to meet and discuss Saxby Smart in the Curse of the Ancient Mask and Other Case Files by Simon Cheshire. Snacks will be provided, along with detective activities. Parents and guardians must be in the Library.

Lego Time - Brooklyn Public Library, Leonard branch
January 28, 2013 - Williamsburg

Kids set their imaginations free using Lego building blocks.

Homework Help - Brooklyn Public Library, Carroll Gardens branch
January 28, 2013 - Carroll Gardens

Kids, grades 1-8, can get tutoring help in core subjects.

Picture Book Time - Hillcrest Library
January 28, 2013 - Flushing

Preschoolers ages 3-5 and their parents or other caregivers, can enjoy an hour of fun, stories, songs, fingerplays, and crafts.

Optical Illusions Presented by Mad Science - East Flushing Library
January 28, 2013 - East Flushing

Children ages 5-12, can enjoy building their own "Mad Science Periscope" while learning about optics, reflection, and sight. Participants will trick their brain through their eyes and learn the physics behind optical illusions, because seeing is not always believing. Space is limited and preregistration is required.

Open Mic Poetry Night - Barnes and Noble - Utopia Center
January 28, 2013 - Fresh Meadows

Aspiring poets, let your words be heard! Enjoy an evening of poetry. Share your original works and listen to aspiring poets with host Susan Yang.

Hurricane Relief Open Lab - Far Rockaway Library
January 28, 2013 - Far Rockaway

At this open lab, individuals affected by Hurricane Sandy can use the computers and printers to apply for and check the status of FEMA and disaster unemployment assistance, and file insurance claims. Staff will be on site to assist those who do not have strong computer skills.

Camera Club - Manhasset Public Library
January 28, 2013 - Manhasset

This program is open to all. There is no fee and membership is not a requirement. Please contact George Novello at GeorgeNovello@yahoo.com.

Free Information Session on Public Pre-K Application Process - Rutgers Community Programs
January 28, 2013 - Upper West Side

Get the latest on how to apply for New York City Department of Education universal Pre-K programs in time for the September 2013 school year. A speaker from Insideschools.org will answer your questions and tell you everything you need to know about the process. Children who turn four in 2009 are eligible for NYC's public pre-K programs in 2013. RSVP required: Jennifer at jmoore@rutgerschurch.org or 212-877-8227 x212.

Winter Drop In Play Group - Mineola Public Library
January 28, 2013 - Mineola

Meet your friends at this informal (not run by a librarian) play group. Toys will be provided. No sign up required. Come for one session or all sessions. Ages 4 months to 3 1/2 years with caregiver.

Tea & Play - Green Meadow Waldorf School
January 28, 2013 - Chestnut Ridge

Prospective parents can share tea with an early childhood educator while their child plays nearby in a classroom.

Tea & Play - Green Meadow Waldorf School
January 28, 2013 - Chestnut Ridge

Prospective parents can share tea with an early childhood educator while their child plays nearby in a classroom.

Play and Tea Open Days - Clover Hill School
January 28, 2013 - Norwalk

Come for a visit and have casual conversation with our teachers. Have a sip of tea while your children play in our nurturing Waldorf inspired classroom.

Free Adaptive Basketball Fun - Tuckahoe Community Center
January 28, 2013 - Tuckahoe

Fun For Cure, Inc.'s Adaptive Basketball Fun program for children with special needs or chronic illness, ages 4-12, focuses on fun and motivation. Fun For Cure, Inc. is a non-profit dedicated to promoting health and wellness through therapeutic recreational endeavors, group support, and quality time. The program meets on three Mondays in January - come to one, or all. Siblings and families are welcome to join in. Free refreshments for those with food allergies and restrictions will be available. Online sign-up required at funforcure.com, or call Florence at 914-713-4065.

Auditions for Hello Dolly - Andrean Hall
Through January 28, 2013 - Flushing

Children grades 3 and up and adults of all ages are welcome to audition. Please come 15 minutes early to fill out your audition form. Be prepared to sing a song from the show and children can sing Happy Birthday . If you have any questions send an email to theandreanplayers@gmail.com

Free Play at the J - JCC Rockland
January 29, 2013 - West Nyack

Meet other parents while your child, up to 24 months, has fun in the JCC's the Kantrowiz Kids Gym or Lewis Family Playground (weather permitting). This weekly playgroup is hosted by Hillary Glass and is held every Tuesday through May 28.

Tuesday Tales - The Field Library
January 29, 2013 - Peekskill

Stories, songs, fingerplays, and fun for 3-5 year olds. No sign-up required.

Story Time Book Club - Pottery Barn Kids
January 29, 2013 - White Plains

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

Book Buddies - Hillcrest Library
January 29, 2013 - Flushing

Readers, ages 12-15, and listeners, ages 3-5 and their caregivers, get together to share books and have fun.

Book Buddies - Windsor Park Library
January 29, 2013 - Bayside

Children ages 4-8 will have the opportunity to improve their literacy skills by practicing reading to a buddy and listening to a buddy read aloud. Preregistration is required.

Terrific Tales for Twos and Threes - Wilton Library
January 29, 2013 - Wilton

Children and their caregivers sing songs, listen to stories, and enjoy playtime together while building literacy and social skills. No registration necessary.

Look, Listen and Learn - Wilton Library
January 29, 2013 - Wilton

Three and four years olds are invited with their parent/caregiver for stories, singing songs and acting out finger plays and rhymes. Children in this program gain pre-reading skills and learn how to participate in a group setting. No registration necessary.

Author Visit with Mariah Fredericks - Pomonok Library
January 29, 2013 - Flushing

Join author Mariah Fredericks as she talks about her new book, The Girl in the Park.

A Book Launch Event for the Man in 3B - Central Library
January 29, 2013 - Jamaica

Meet Carl Weber, New York Times and #1 Essence bestselling author, learn how he develops these stories about seemingly ordinary people who have crazy things happening in their lives that connect with readers everywhere. His latest novel is a classic tale of drama, mystery, scandal and intrigue set in Jamaica, Queens. Enjpy some light refreshments, too.

Chess - Brooklyn Public Library, Kings Highway branch
January 29, 2013 - Gravesend

For anyone age 8 and older, chess!

Tween Time - Brooklyn Public Library, Bay Ridge branch
January 29, 2013 - Bay Ridge

Tweens gather to do fun activities and enjoy each other's company.

McGoldrick Library - Current Events Club
January 29, 2013 - Flushing

An opportunity for kids to discuss the latest news topics with their friends and talk about what their think about the world around them.

Parent Leadership Initiative (PLI) Training for the Town of South Hampton - Hampton Bays Senior Center
January 29, 2013 - Hampton Bays

Parent leadership initiative courses are one night a week with dinner and child care provided. Participants are given working knowledge of state and local government, media, civic relations and available community resources. Participants of this program will learn to become parent leaders, advocates, increase involvement in their community and make a real difference in the health, happiness and success of children in their community. A mandatory kick off retreat is January 26, 9am-3pm. Interested applicants will complete an application and interview process. Visit the website Childcaresuffolk.org.

Tales for Tots - Mineola Public Library
January 29, 2013 - Mineola

Are your kids too old for Baby Lapsit but too young for Storytime? This program is designed especially for them. It features songs, stories, movement, and more just for toddlers. Ages 13 months - 29 months with a caregiver. Registration required.

Baby Laptime - New York Public Library, Stephen A. Schwarzman Building
January 29, 2013 - Midtown

Babies and their parents or caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs, and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood. Space is limited. Tickets are given out on a first come, first served basis.

Kiddie Kabaret - Scarsdale Public Library
January 29, 2013 - Scarsdale

Music, puppets, and fun with Nancie Schnur. For ages 1-1/2 to 3-1/2. No registration required.

Portledge School Winter Open House - Portledge School
January 29, 2013 - Locust Valley

Open to those interested in pre-nursery through Grade 12. Students will share their experiences during tours of the 60-acre campus and buildings. Faculty and division heads will be available to answer questions throughout. Refreshments will be served. Pre-registration is suggested but not required. To register or for more information or directions, please call the Admissions Department: Michael Coope at 516-750-3202 or Leigh Farrell at 516-750-3203 or visit portledge.org.

Rockland Holistic Moms Network Monthly Meeting - Green Meadow Waldorf School
January 29, 2013 - Chestnut Ridge

This month, group Co-Leader Diana Carlson leads a discussion of the book Understanding and Working with Your Child's Inner Nature: An Exploration of 'The Child Whisperer' by Carol Tuttle.

Total Tuesday - The Ritz-Carlton, Westchester
January 29, 2013 - Westchester

You and your family are invited to spend an evening indulging in Total Entertainment. Play the latest games, try our unusual crafts, sample new goodies and take home some very cool souvenirs. This evening will be packed with Total Entertainment, featuring our totally tricked out Giant LED Foosball Table that can accommodate up to 30 players! Strike a pose in the Super Booth or markup your own photo masterpiece with iMingle! You’ll be able to challenge to take on your family in Pac Man Battle Royale or experience our breathtaking Breakdancers while our DJs spin in the chic Euro Booth. Plus, every child that attends will walk away with one of our new "Rip It" Tee-shirts. All this and much more at The Ritz-Carlton in Westchester! Meet and hang out with your Emcee and check out our hot dancers and boutique musical acts. Our entire team of entertainers will be there to greet your family. You owe it to yourself to spend a little time researching the latest developments in the event entertainment world. And you owe it to your family to have a little fun. See the best in the business and be totally entertained!

Winter Wednesday Story Time - Congregation Sons of Israel
January 30, 2013 - Upper Nyack

The synagogue hosts this weekly play-date featuring stories and songs with a Jewish twist. Continues every Wednesday until March 20 (except Feb. 20).

Storytime - Barnes & Noble -- The Palisades Center
January 30, 2013 - West Nyack

Children are invited to hear a reading of Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes. Following the story, they'll make a "pin the shoe on Pete" game to take home.

Lego my Library! - The Field Library
January 30, 2013 - Peekskill

Love to build? Kids ages 5 and older can design and create their own Lego structures, in this monthly club. No sign-up required.

Book Babies - The Field Library
January 30, 2013 - Peekskill

An interactive program for the littlest library lovers (babies to age 3) and their caregivers. Stories, songs, fingerplays, and play time.

Daddy, Donuts and Me Storytime - Ossining Public Library - Children's Program Room
January 30, 2013 - Ossining

After work, unwind with some stories, crafts, snacks, and more. Dad, uncles, grandpas welcome - Moms too! For all ages with a grownup.

Books for Babies - Wilton Library
January 30, 2013 - Wilton

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

Wonderful Ones and Twos with Caregivers - Wilton Library
January 30, 2013 - Wilton

This program is a sharing time for 1 and 2 year olds and their caregivers. The emphasis is on books, with some songs and toy times. No registration necessary.

Creation Station! - Wilton Library
January 30, 2013 - Wilton

Each week different materials will be available for children in grades K through 5 to make any creation they choose. This is the perfect opportunity for children to innovate, communicate, and express themselves in a free-form environment. Some materials that may be available are Legos®, arts and crafts materials, model cars, Lego Technics®, science kits, and more. No registration.

Picture Book Time - Hillcrest Library
January 30, 2013 - Flushing

Preschoolers ages 3-5 and their parents or other caregivers, can enjoy an hour of fun, stories, songs, fingerplays, and crafts.

Babies and Books/Storytime - Brooklyn Public Library, New Lots branch
January 30, 2013 - East New York

Books, songs, and rhymes for babies up to 18 months old.

Knitting Circle - Brooklyn Public Library, Bedford branch
January 30, 2013 - Crown Heights

An all-ages event knitters young and not young. Bring your own needles and yarn.

Open House - The Magnet School of Health and Wellness: PS 76
January 30, 2013 - Long Island City

The NYC Department of Education, Magnet Schools are schools of choice offering distinct, innovative, thematic learning opportunities for your child. The Magnet School of Health and Wellness, PS 76 learn about healthy choices, critical thinking skills and life skills for a healthy future. Through interdisciplinary projects students build their knowledge and skills in many areas of health, medicine, wellness and the environment. The non-testing application is available for all District 30 students grades Kindergarten through 8.

Cozy Fun - Mineola Public Library
January 30, 2013 - Mineola

Warm up and make a knotted fleece scarf and enjoy hot cocoa with your choice of delectable toppings. Grades K-4. Sign up begins Monday, January 14. Food used in this program may contain allergens.

"Art Within Nature," Photography by Robert Uricchio - Larchmont Public Library
Through January 30, 2013 - Larchmont

"Art Within Nature," by Robert Uricchio, will be on display at The Oresman Gallery in the Larchmont Public Library. This show features landscape photography of the Hudson Valley and a variety of other locations. The exhibit, which is free and open to the public, runs through January 30th. After a twenty-year career as a New York City Police Officer, Robert Uricchio returns to his original passion - photography. At an early age he began taking pictures locally of his home in Jackson Heights, New York. His love of travel and the outdoors inspires his work. He lives in Westchester, where he photographs the Hudson Valley landscape during his hikes. Mr. Uricchio studied photography at St. John's University, and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Communication Arts. His work has appeared in several libraries, such as The Architecture for Art Gallery in Hillsdale, NY; The Salmagundi Aft Gallery in New York City; The Rockefeller State Park Art Gallery in Tarrytown, NY; and The Mill Street Loft Art Gallery in Beacon, NY, where he won an honorable mention award for the image "Bahama Sunrise." His images are on display at the Art for Health Program at the Hudson Valley Hospital Center in Cortlandt, NY, where two images are included in the private collection, and six images are displayed in the MRI Suite. Additionally, Uricchio photographed several museums and their works of art for the web site architectureforart.com, and has edited many videos about museums, their art, artists, and architects. For further information, call the Larchmont Public Library at 914-834-2281.

Free Parent Seminar on Internet Safety for Children - Portledge School
January 30, 2013 - Locust Valley

Marje Monroe, a clinical social worker and educator, and founder of Children Online, will offer her unique approach to Internet safety which combines a thorough understanding of Internet technologies, child development and counseling, and focuses on the impact of the internet on the social, emotional and language development of young people. During her talk, Ms. Monroe will provide the latest technology and child development research; workable and real-life guidelines and strategies to talk to your children and keep your home computers safe; a glimpse into the many activities, games, risks, networks and scams your children and teens face online and via cell phones, and ways to create healthy and critical boundaries for your children's behavior online. A Q&A session follows the presentation.

UG! COMEDY SHOW!! - No Fun Bar
Through January 30, 2013 - New York

Todd Montesi and Pat Rigby present awesome comics in front of a cool supportive crowd in the epicenter of hip NYC the East Village. Featuring both established comic veterans you've seen on TV to the up and comers, UG guarantees a swell time all for FREE! We've also got tons of drink specials (Half priced select drinks till 9PM)! So what are you waiting for? Come down and UG! it with us!!! UG! COMEDY SHOW!! 4.0 (Now @ No Fun Bar) Presented by Todd Montesi and Pat Rigby TUESDAYS @ No Fun Bar: 161 Ludlow St. (bet. Houston & Stanton st.) Showtime: 8:00PM No Cover, One Drink Min. (Half Priced Select Drinks Till 9PM) For info/reservations: 212-477-1616 Via subway: F train to 2nd ave. This week's guests (Tuesday Jan. 29th, 2013 lineup): Handsome Joe Masse! Hilary From The Planet Schwartz! El Amarillo Joseph Rocha! The AngelMan Castillo! Another Spanish Dude Josh Alba! And Some Funny Ass Surprises! Hosted by Pat Rigby! Featuring Todd Montesi!! Dj’d by Ms. #PutARingOnIt Liz Lord! UG IT http://www.youtube.com/MONTIKILLAVISION http://ugcomedyshow.tumblr.com/

Autism Support Group - Hebrew Educational Society
Through January 31, 2013 - Canarsie

Affected by or confronting autism? You are not alone. Share your experiences and support each other. While the support group is in session, parents/caregivers can bring their children and their siblings.

A PERSISTENT PASSION: The Art of Lora Eberly Ballou, 1870-1976 Places in a One Hundred Six Year Life - Old Town Hall Museum
Through January 31, 2013 - Stamford

A first time solo exhibition introducing the art and celebrating the life of Lora Eberly Ballou featuring a collection of over 30 floral arrangements and landscape oil paintings; an assemblage of personal effects; and a historical timeline documenting her 106 year life. September 27-January 31, 2013.

Family Center's Spectrum Parent Support Group - Family and Children's Association
Through January 31, 2013 - 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. Caregivers can attend sessions on the 1st and 3rd Mondays or the 2nd and 4th Mondays at 6:30-8:30pm. RSVP to Miriam 516-485-5914 x 2223 no later than seven days prior to the meeting date.

Mother Goose Rhymes for Tots - Rose Memorial Library
January 31, 2013 - Stony Point

Parents with walkers up to 24 months are invited to join the library for feltboard stories, Mother Goose rhymes, finger plays, creative movement with songs, a simple sticker craft, and bubbles. Thursdays through February 14. Pre-registration is required.

Storytime for Tots - Rose Memorial Library
January 31, 2013 - Stony Point

Parents with children ages 24-36 months are invited to this introduction to storytime with simple picture book stories, finger plays, creative movement with music, and a themed coloring sheet. Thursdays through February 14. Pre-registration is required.

Drama Posse - Hillcrest Library
January 31, 2013 - Flushing

Children and teens ages 11-14, can try their hand at acting, and perform in a live show especially for kids. Budding actors, musicians, scenery artists, sound effects techs, and stagehands are needed. Weekly meetings and rehearsals are required for all actors and actresses.

Family Fun Night - McDonalds
January 31, 2013 - Hicksville

Come join in on the fun. Enjoy face painting, balloons, games, prizes and more. Parents, upon consent, will be entered in a drawing for a chance to win a free birthday party for their child at McDonalds. Raffles tickets can be obtained at any time upon request.

Free Crafts Saturdays - Straight A's
Through January 31, 2013 - White Plains

Every Saturday Straight A's invites kids of all ages to enjoy free arts & crafts. Drop in any time between 1-3pm, no reservation necessary. Jan. 5: Flip and Check Snowpals: make-your-own flashcard snowman puppets; Jan. 12: Snowflake Snowman: create a fabulous snowman out of snowflakes. Also, from 12-1pm, KID'S YOGA presented by LEAPSMART; Jan. 19: I Have a Dream Quilt: in honor of Martin Luther King, kids tell their special dream on a crafted paper quilt; Jan. 26: Winter Wonderland Mural: help create a store display with crafted penguins, snowflakes, and snowmen. Hot Chocolate and cookies for all who attend.

SAT v. ACT as a showcase for your talents - Larchmont Public Library
January 31, 2013 - Larchmont

Theresa Michna answers questions: do colleges show a preference for one test over the other? Must all SAT scores be reported to colleges? How to prep for these tests? What are the differences in layout between the exams?

Teacher in the Library - Field Library
Through January 31, 2013 - Peekskill

Drop in for homework help from a certified teacher. January 3, 7, 8, 10, 14, 15, 17, 22, 24, 28, and 29 from 4-6pm.

K-2 Club - A Groundhog Day Story - White Plains Public Library
January 31, 2013 - White Plains

Afterschool storytime for grades K-2 with a craft and cookie snack. Tickets distributed 30 minutes in advance. Location: Story Trove.

Magician Philip Klipper Will Astound You! - Ciao! Restaurant
Through January 31, 2013 - Eastchester

Every Thursday from 6-8pm, Magician Philip Klipper will astound and delight the whole family with his incredible sleight of hand during dinner. Jan. 3, 10, 17, 24, and 31.

Magician Philip Klipper Will Astound You! - Cheeburger Cheeburger Restaurant
Through January 31, 2013 - White Plains

Every Friday from 7:30-9:30pm, Magician Philip Klipper will astound and delight the whole family with his incredible sleight of hand at tableside. Hours/dates are subject to change; please check with restaurant. Jan. 4, 11, 18, and 25.

Not Too Cool for School! - Rosedale Library
January 31, 2013 - Rosedale

Girls ages 11-21 will explore colleges, get help with FAFSA applications, and help sending off applications before the deadlines. Staff will also explore the transition from middle to high school.

Game On! - Central Library
January 31, 2013 - Jamaica

Children ages 8-12 can enjoy playing board games.

Computers for Teens Workshop - Brooklyn Public Library, Kings Highway branch
January 31, 2013 - Gravesend

Basic computer lessons for teens, ages 13-16.

Teen Tech Time - Brooklyn Public Library, Marcy branch
January 31, 2013 - Bedford Stuyvesant

Teens use computers for learning, researching, doing homework, and gaming.

Long Island at Work and at Play - Society for the Preservation of Long Island Antiquities
Through January 31, 2013 - Cold Spring Harbor

Long Island's story of work and play comes to life when a farmer, dust flying, rushes to market, a boy swings a baseball bat, a peddler sells fish door to door and a family, wearing their Sunday best, poses for a portrait in their new car. This exhibit features images of early 20th century scenes including Manhasset, Brooklyn, Port Jefferson, Bayville, Setauket, East Hampton, Flushing and Mineola and East Norwich.

Storycrafters - Mineola Public Library
January 31, 2013 - Mineola

Exciting stories, favorite songs, and simple crafts are all part of this session for little ones. Registration required.

Lunar New Year Celebration - David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center
January 31, 2013 - Lincoln Center

Celebrate the Year of the Snake with an evening of Chinese performing arts directed by Alan Chow co-presented by the Chinese American Arts Council. Seating is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Artist Diploma Recital: Remy Yulzari, double bass - Willson Theater- The Juilliard School
January 31, 2013 - New York

Artist Diploma in Performance Recital Series - Poems of Love and Death. Rémy Yulzari, double bass; Karina Canellakis, conductor; Denise Massé, voice; Elizabeth Fayette, Elizabeth Derham, Jae-Won Bang, Justyna Jara, Robin Quinnett, and Niv Ashkenazi, violin; Matthew Lipman, Deanna Anderson, and Kellen McDaniel, viola; Sofia Nowik, Lea Birnbaum, Patrick McGuire, cello; Corey Schutzer and Angela Contreras, double bass; Gwenllian Llyr, harp; Daniel James and Zara Lawler, flute; James Riggs, oboe; Anna Brumbaugh and Anton Rist, clarinet; Alexander Onieal, bassoon; Joseph Boga, trumpet; Brian Shank and Christian Krogvold Lundqvist, percussion. SAINT-SAËNS (transcribed by R. Yulzari) Romance for Horn, Op. 36 (1874); CHAUSSON (transcribed by R. Yulzari) "Le Temps des Lilas" from Poème de l'Amour et de la Mer, Op. 19 (1882-1890); SAINT-SAËNS (transcribed by R. Yulzari) Romance for Flute, Op. 37 (1871); CHAUSSON (transcribed by M. Woo) Chanson Perpétuelle, Op. 37 (1898); RAVEL (transcribed by M. Woo) 3 Poèmes de Stéphane Mallarmé (1913); LASSER (transcribed by R. Yulzari) Vocalise (1999); FAURÉ (transcribed by R. Yulzari) Elégie, Op. 24 (1883); MATTON Le Voyage d'une Ombre (A Shadow's Journey) Concerto for Double Bass and Chamber Orchestra (2012)*. * World premiere, dedicated to Rémy Yulzari. The Artist Diploma performers constitute the few highly gifted and experienced musicians selected to develop their artistry and professionalism in the ever-changing contemporary world. FREE; no tickets required.

Ladies Night Out - Savvy Shopper
January 31, 2013 - Bellmore

The Savvy Shopper is the south shores newest ladies and little ladies only consignment boutique. Come enjoy all the things girls love... wine, chocolate and fabulous clothes at savvy prices.

Boy and Girl Scout Family Shabbat - Temple B'Nai Torah
February 01, 2013 - Wantagh

Come out for the annual Boy and Girl Scout Family Shabbat. Scouts are invited to attend in uniform with friends and family.

Game Day - Sunnyside Library
February 01, 2013 - Sunnyside

Enjoy some friendly competition at this weekly game program for tweens and teens. Play Monopoly, checkers, chess, Connect 4, Uno, and more.

Picture Book Time - Hempstead Library
February 01, 2013 - Hempstead

The program includes stories, songs, animal friends, and fun.

Teen Valentine's Day Chocolate Extravaganza - Floral Park Public Library
February 01, 2013 - Floral Park

Want to get involved with a cool Valentine's project? Are you in grades 6-12? Come out to the library and learn how to make fruit dipped in chocolate.

LEGO Club - Haverstraw King’s Daughters Public Library, Village Branch
February 01, 2013 - Haverstraw

Creative kids ages 4-12 can bring their imagination and make something with LEGO's.

LEGO Club - Haverstraw King’s Daughters Public Library
February 01, 2013 - Garnerville

Creative kids are invited to bring their own Legos or use the library's to make something special. For ages 4-12. Fridays through May 17 other than March 29.

Fun Wii Fridays - Hollis Library
February 01, 2013 - Hollis

Calling all teens! Enjoy an afternoon for lots of socializing and Wii games.

Teen Happy Hour - Flushing Library
February 01, 2013 - Flushing

Teens can end their week playing video games, board games, listening to music, and just hanging out with their friends.

Groundhog Day Guess-a-thon - Brooklyn Public Library, Kensington branch
February 01, 2013 - Kensington

Come in and make a prediction for Groundhog Day, then stick around and read some books!

Hive Fashion Teen Time - Brooklyn Public Library, Williamsburg branch
February 01, 2013 - Brooklyn

Teens take pictures of their favorite street fashions and participate in a photo exhibit.

Movie - Brooklyn Public Library, Bay Ridge branch
February 01, 2013 - Bay Ridge

Kids enjoy an after-school movie.

Storytime: Gregory's Shadow - Barnes & Noble -- The Palisades Center
February 01, 2013 - West Nyack

Gregory is a shy groundhog and having his friend Shadow close by makes him feel brave. But one day Gregory and Shadow go outside to look for food and get separated. Will the two friends find each other in time for Groundhog Day?

Erev Shabbat Family Service - Temple Beth Torah
February 01, 2013 - Upper Nyack

Families with young children are invited to attend this special, monthly Shabbat services led by Rabbi Brian Beal and Cantor Sally Neff. The evening includes music, prayer, and meditation.

Valentine Crafts - Whitestone Library
February 01, 2013 - Whitestone

Enjoy making a craft for that special someone in the family. Participants will make 3-D Valentine cards, finger puppet hearts, and more.

Crochet and Knit with Us - Langston Hughes Library
February 01, 2013 - Corona

Learn to knit or crochet, or pick up new tips and skills even if you're already an experienced craftsperson. This series is for anyone age 10 and over, male or female.

Opening Reception and Art Workshop for 'VITAL SIGNS' - Pelham Art Center
February 01, 2013 - Pelham

Celebrate the opening of the new exhibition, VITAL SIGNS, with a free reception and collage-making workshop open to all ages.

Unity Quilt Craft for Black History Month - The Field Library
February 01, 2013 - Peekskill

Celebrate Black History Month by making a square for the Field Library Unity Quilt. If you can't make it today, drop in for Saturday Crafts on February 9th or 23rd and make a square then.

Mother Goose Time - Douglaston/Little Neck Library
February 01, 2013 - Little Neck

Children between 9 and 24 months are invited to sing nursery rhymes, listen to stories, and learn about Mother Goose and her friends. Space is limited.

Toddler Time - McGoldrick Library
February 01, 2013 - Flushing

This program, for children ages 18 months to 3 years and their caregivers, features storytime, fingerplays, songs, and a craft.

Hosh Kids Open House Week - Hosh Kids
Through February 01, 2013 - Williamsburg

Learn about the yoga and arts programs offered by Hosh Kids.

Family Movie Night - Moxie Spot
February 01, 2013 - Brooklyn Heights

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

The Lounge - Wilton Library
February 01, 2013 - Wilton

Children in grades 1 and up are invited to play video games on the Library's Wii system. Comfortable seating will be available. Caregivers must remain in the building for children under age 12. No registration.

Wilton, My Take Student Art Exhibition Reception - Wilton Library
February 01, 2013 - Wilton

Students in grades 8-12 participated in a writing and photography project this past fall. This exhibition is the culmination of their work. Everyone is invited to check out their "take" on Wilton. Exhibition runs through Feb. 25.

Centennial Celebration - Grand Central Terminal
February 01, 2013 - Midtown East

Grand Central Terminal will be rededicated to mark the start of its 100th year. Visitors to this special "birthday party" will enjoy performances, celebrity appearances, photo opportunities, and the opening of the New York Transit Museum's Grand By Design multi-media installation. More details on how you can participate will be announced as the historic anniversary approaches; check grandcentralterminal.com/centennial for updates.

Read Across America: Where the Wild Things Are - Brooklyn Public Library, Clinton Hill Branch
February 01, 2013 - Clinton Hill

Through this program, every public library in the country will be reading Maurice Sendak's classic picture book. Drop by and let the rumpus begin!

Movies - Brooklyn Public Library, Bay Ridge branch
February 01, 2013 - Bay Ridge

Kids begin their weekend with a movie. (Call for title.)

Uproar Art's Art Show and Open House - The Living Gallery
February 01, 2013 - Greenpoint

See artwork created by children in Uproar's art classes. Meet teachers, program directors, parents, and students who can vouch for the program. Light refreshments available.

Opening Reception and Art Workshop for 'VITAL SIGNS' - Pelham Art Center
February 01, 2013 - Pelham

Celebrate the opening of VITAL SIGNS with a free reception, and join one of our artist-educators in a mixed-media collage workshop exploring memory, hopes, and dreams.

Gan Shabbat Service - Bet Torah Nursery School
February 02, 2013 - Mt. Kisco

An inter-active introduction to Shabbat songs, stories and prayers for toddlers up to grade 2 and their families. A kid-friendly Kiddush of refreshments follows each service. Unaffiliated families and intermarried families are invited to join this specially-designed, warm, and welcoming children's program.

2nd Annual Mike Chace Memorial Walk - Westmoreland Sanctuary
February 02, 2013 - Mount Kisco

Join director, Steve Ricker, for this hike that celebrates the life and legacy of Mike Chace, who served as president of Westmoreland for many years and enjoyed hiking in all seasons. Dress for weather conditions.

Comic Books and Manga - Hempstead Library
February 02, 2013 - Hempstead

Join in for an instructional series on how to create and publish your own comics and manga. Attendees will learn much more than just drawing: Highlights include organizing art tools, developing characters and storylines, and prepping the final product for publication. This free program is open to adults and high school students. Registration at the Reference Desk is required.

Fractured Fables Puppet Theatre - Bank Street Bookstore
February 02, 2013 - Morningside Heights

Come see this improvisational audience-participation puppet show with live music, where you choose which classic tales are retold with a twist of comedy. Each show is unique and will feature special guests.

Teen Zone Party - Manhasset Public Library
February 02, 2013 - Manhasset

Calling all teens. Come on out to the opening party for Teen Zone. A place where teens can hang out and have fun. It's going to be a blast.

The Effective Presenter-How to Write and Give a Speech - Floral Park Public Library
February 02, 2013 - Floral Park

Join a free interactive workshop on the skill of public speaking and speech writing given by Bernard FitzGerald, Jr. speaker and coach with more than 25 years of experience. Learn how to organize a clear and concise message resulting in successful presentations for business and education. Register online or at the Reference Desk.

HARLEM GOSPEL CHOIR - David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center
February 02, 2013 - Lincoln Center

The world-famous Harlem Gospel Choir will have audiences on their feet, clapping and singing to their universal message of peace, hope, and joy. The choir joins Lincoln Center in marking Black History Month by offering a rare interactive concert experience. These amazing vocalists have performed for (and with) Pope John Paul II, Nelson Mandela, U2, and Sir Elton John. Deeply rooted in American history and African tribal song, gospel music is the heart and soul of the African American church, an expression of faith, and a merging of cultures and musical styles.

Joyful Beginnings - Green Meadow Waldorf School
February 02, 2013 - Chestnut Ridge

Prospective parents are invited to spend a morning in the school's Early Childhood Program. Activities include baking bread, observing creative play, and talking to teachers.

Crafts For Kids - Cupcake Corner
February 02, 2013 - New Hyde Park

Bring your kids to the bakery/cafe for a free craft. Reservations not required. Craft changes every weekend. Craft takes anywhere from 15-45 minutes to complete depending upon the age of the child. Parents can enjoy lunch while their kids do activities.

Storytime: Gregory's Shadow - Barnes & Noble -- The Palisades Center
February 02, 2013 - West Nyack

Gregory is a shy groundhog and having his friend Shadow close by makes him feel brave. But one day Gregory and Shadow go outside to look for food and get separated. Will the two friends find each other in time for Groundhog Day?

Food Waste Drop-Off - Queens Library at Broadway
February 02, 2013 - Long Island City

Families can bring their frozen food scraps (fruit and vegetable scraps; coffee grounds, including paper filter; tea bags; egg and nut shells; bread and pasta with no toppings) to this food waste drop-off outside Queens Library at Broadway. The Western Queens Compost Initiative will turn them into nutrient-rich compost. No meat, dairy, bones, or oily foods, please.

African-American Works in MoMA's Collection - Central Library
February 02, 2013 - Jamaica

Enjoy exploring the MoMA Collection's diverse and vital works created by African American artists like Elizabeth Catlett, Kara Walker, Jacob Lawrence among others and discuss the social and political context in which they were made.

Music from the Mind of the Trumpet - Flushing Library
February 02, 2013 - Flushing

The Eddie Allen Quintet pays tribute to such legendary trumpeters as Dizzy Gillespie, Freddie Hubbard, Miles Davis, Woody Shaw, Clifford Brown,Blue Mitchell, Lee Morgan, and, of course, Eddie Allen himself.

The Art of Flamenco: a Dance and History Workshop - Forest Hills Library
February 02, 2013 - Forest Hills

Enjoy this interactive workshop where participants will learn about the origin of flamenco; its culture, history, and technique; and some basic flamenco steps. Children ages 7-12 are invited but must be accompanied by an adult or other caregiver. Space is limited. Preregistration is suggested.

Local Artists' Exhibit - Cambria Heights Library
February 02, 2013 - Cambria Heights

Enjoy an afternoon of creative art. New-to-the-scene local Queens artists display some of their most creative works.

Take Your Child to the Library Day - The Field Library
February 02, 2013 - Peekskill

A nationwide campaign dedicated to bringing more children to the library. There will be a family storytime and craft at 12pm, plus a free book for every child! Check the website for more information.

Family Art Project: March Out the Mardi Gras - Wave Hill
February 02, 2013 - Bronx

Join visiting native New Orleans artist and instructor Paul Deo to make a colorful parasol, hat, nature mask, or funky bead necklace. Then join an imaginative indoor parade to create the sights, colors, and sounds of the Mardi Gras.

The Night Sky (Astronomy) - Wolfe's Pond Park
February 02, 2013 - Staten Island

The Urban Park Rangers lead an astronomy program for all ages. Did you know that winter is the best season for viewing meteor showers, phases of the moon, and the planets of the milky way?

Soul Steps - Brooklyn Public Library, central branch
February 02, 2013 - Prospect Heights

The NYC-based Soul Steps revel in step dancing, examining the style's early roots in South African mines up to its present style, which includes high-impact choreography and exciting call and response interludes that has the audience being active participants.

Nintendo Wii Dance Night - The Moxie Spot
February 02, 2013 - Brooklyn Heights

Kids play Just Dance, that video game dance in which they stomp around like beheaded chickens to robust dance music.

TEEN MAKER SPACE SPECIAL: SketchUp Workshop - Westport Library
February 02, 2013 - Westport

Learn how to use SketchUp for 3D printing and see a demonstration of the Library's 3D printer. Bring your own laptop. For middle school and up. Register online.

NORWALK HAS HEART DAY! - Norwalk Public Library
February 02, 2013 - Norwalk

Stop in during the day to make handprints on a canvas that will hang in the library, have treats and make sure your library card is up-to-date.

Fiesta! Celebrate Hispanic Holidays and Cultures! El Dia de Amor y Amistad - South Norwalk Library
February 02, 2013 - South Norwalk

Celebrate Valentine's Day with love songs and dances like the Tango and Salsa. Children will learn Spanish phrases of love and friendship, and use them to make valentines cards for their loved ones. At the end of the program, a special prize will be raffled off. This family program will take place in Spanish with some English translation. Registration required by calling 15903.

First Saturday Books for Babies - Wilton Library
February 02, 2013 - Wilton

Bring your baby to this infant friendly program to sing and play and enjoy gentle stories geared for babies under 12 months old. This is an excellent forum to meet other new parents in the area. Bring dad too. Registration suggested.

Take Your Child to the Library Day - Pirates Ahoy! - Wilton Library
February 02, 2013 - Wilton

Children of all ages can stop by Wilton Library for a variety of events and giveaways. The theme of the day is Pirates - children are welcome to come in costume. Be prepared for photo opportunities. The first forty children to stop by the Children's Reference desk will receive a free copy of Treasure Island.

Take Your Child to the Library Day - Beardsley ZooMobile - Wilton Library
February 02, 2013 - Wilton

Children ages 4 and up are invited to this educational program with the Beardsley Zoo's ZooMobile. The Zoo will bring many interesting animals including a pirate favorite – the Macaw. Kids can learn facts about the Macaw and other endangered animals. Caregivers must remain in the building. Registration required.

Shiver Me Timbers! Pirate Tales - Wilton Library
February 02, 2013 - Wilton

Children ages 5 and up are invited to join Jonathan Kruk and his pirate pal Rich Bala, who will be dressed as pirates, for this fun, interactive show. Kids learn about pirates through interactive shanties, and hear tales of pirates and buccaneers such as Captain Kidd and Black Bird. Registration required.

Target First Saturdays - Brooklyn Museum
February 02, 2013 - 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.

Teen Service Saturday - Fairfield Public Library
February 02, 2013 - Fairfield

Need community service hours for school, church or whatever? Drop in to the Teen Room on the first Saturday of each month to help out in the Library.

FREE Violence Prevention Class - Modern Warrior
February 02, 2013 - Lindenhurst

Give your daughter, and yourself, the tools needed to prevent and/or ward-off an attack. Open to females 12 and older. Advance registration is required; early registration is strongly recommended. A refundable deposit of $25 per person is required to hold your spot, and will be returned to you the night of the event. Call to register.

Fritz Hansen Annual Sale - Fritz Hansen's Showroom
Through February 02, 2013 - New York

Republic of Fritz Hansen, premium Danish furniture brand, is pleased to announce its first ever sample sale where they will be offering reduced pricing on select samples and overstock items. The sale will take place from Feb. 1-Feb. 2, 2013 at the Fritz Hansen showroom: 22 Wooster Street. Credit cards will be the only accepted method of payment. All sales are final. Customers are responsible for furniture pick up the day of sale/purchase. Sample sale will include pieces such as the Egg Chair, Series 7 Chair & Swan Chair.

Open House INTENSITY Fitness Club - INTENSITY FITNESS
February 02, 2013 - NORWALK

Take advantage of free classes and a wellness expo. To reserve your spot, sign up online At intensityclub.com.

ASANTE'S AFRICAN SAFARI - Brentwood Library
February 03, 2013 - Brentwood

Asante, a storyteller and dancer, takes audiences on a journey to Africa. Accompanied by a percussionist, he explores African tradition with tales and dances featuring indigenous attire and music with traditional instruments.

ASANTE'S AFRICAN SAFARI - Brentwood Public Library
February 03, 2013 - Brentwood

ASANTE'S AFRICAN SAFARI Sunday, February 3, 2:00-3:30 p.m. Asante, a storyteller and dancer, takes audiences on a journey to Africa. Accompanied by a percussionist, he explores African fold tradition with tales and dances featuring indigenous attire and music with traditional instruments.

Crafts For Kids - Cupcake Corner
February 03, 2013 - New Hyde Park

Bring your kids to the bakery/cafe for a free craft. Reservations not required. Craft changes every weekend. Craft takes anywhere from 15-45 minutes to complete depending upon the age of the child. Parents can enjoy lunch while their kids do activities.

Outragehisss Pets - The Nature Place Day Camp
February 03, 2013 - Chestnut Ridge

If your kids are intrigued by anything that walks, hops, flops, or flies, bring them to The Nature Place for this special program by Outragehisss Pets. Children will be able to see, learn about, and even hold or touch a menagerie of animals.

Bagels-n-Blox - Temple Beth Torah
February 03, 2013 - Upper Nyack

Parents with babies and toddlers are invited for a morning of music with movement, engaging activities, and snacks. Parents and children between 6 weeks and 3 years are welcome.

Sunday Concerts @ Central: Kassa - Central Library
February 03, 2013 - Jamaica

Known for her unique blend of African, reggae, jazz, R&B, makossa, and Brazilian fusion, Ka?ssa will perform contemporary African-world music with Cameroonian roots sung in Douala, one of Cameroon's many languages.

Music Conservatory of Westchester Children's Concert: Meet the Instruments - White Plains Public Library
February 03, 2013 - White Plains

Meet the Instruments - Brass, Strings, and Woodwinds. Presented by students and faculty at the Music Conservatory of Westchester. Ages 5 and older.

EVENING PROGRAM FOR ADULTS & HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS: Hydrofracking in New York - Greenburgh Nature Center
February 03, 2013 - Scarsdale

Ellen Weininger, Educational Outreach Coordinator for Grassroots Environmental Education, discusses the impacts of hydrofracking and gives an update on the issue at the local, state, and national levels. Erin Heaton Meyer of Catskill Citizens for Safe Energy and the Sierra Club's Lower Hudson Group is a resident of Chenango County, one of the five counties under consideration for fracking by Governor Cuomo. Erin presents how the Governor's choice to enable or prohibit fracking affects New Yorkers throughout the state. Program presented in partnership with the Sierra Club Lower Hudson Group; designed for adults and high school students.

Morning Bird Walk: Backyard Birds - Prospect Park Audubon Center
February 03, 2013 - Flatbush

Learn about the Great Backyard Bird Count and search for your favorite "backyard bird." Find woodpeckers, chickadees, and nuthatches eating from feeders along Prospect Park's Nature trails.

PURCHASING EVENT - Norwalk Inn
Through February 03, 2013 - Norwalk

Receive cash on the spot for your gently used, quality kids' stuff. Infant to size 10 clothes, toys, books, high chairs, strollers, play yards, boots, shoes, bouncies, and costumes.Sponsored by Kid Around Resale. 203.858.0329, www.kidaroundresale.com.

Meet the Nature Center Animals - Salt Marsh Nature Center
February 03, 2013 - Brooklyn

Kids meet and greet the animals residing at the Nature Center.

Classical Interludes: Alba Consort - Brooklyn Public Library, central branch
February 03, 2013 - Prospect Heights

This early music ensemble performs traditional Mediterranean, Sephardic, and Armenian music with vocals, vielle, hurdy-gurdy, lute, percussion, and other instrumentation.

Words are Freedom: The Confessions of Nat Turner - Brooklyn Public Library, central branch
February 03, 2013 - Prospect Heights

Learn about Nat Turner and the slave revolt he led in the 1800s. Examine his confession, which he dictated from his jail cell, and hear different perspectives regarding his role in slavery's eventual abolition.

Sunday Family Bingo Night - The Moxie Spot
February 03, 2013 - Brooklyn Heights

Small prizes for the winners. Break out some of Moxie Spot's board games, too.

Songs of the Civil War - Greenwich Public Library
February 03, 2013 - Greenwich

Brought back by popular demand, songs and readings from the Civil War era will explore the lyrical h


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