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KIDS THEATER IN BRONX WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 24

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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 September 24 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 September 24, 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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Munchkin Mondays - Palisades Center Mall
September 24, 2012 - West Nyack

Rockland Parent and the Palisades Center team up to offer this mommy / daddy and me play group each Monday. Each week features a different theme and activity as well as coupons for mall promotions. This week, kids can check out Field Station: Dinosaur's 15-foot, interactive t-rex. There will also be a dinosaur-themed sing-along and special Lego activity.

Bar/Bat Mitzvah Showcase - Lucky Strike Lanes
September 30, 2012 - New York

Join us for a complimentary Bar/Bat Mitzvah Showcase at Lucky Strike Lanes 624-660 West 42nd Street NYC On Sunday, September 30 from 12pm - 3pm. View our private room and catering along with other vendors including, entertainment, invitations, decor, photography and more. These leading specialists can help plan any type of event you are having including Milestone Birthdays, Corporate Events and Sweet 16s. To RSVP or for any questions, contact Bryan Mundy 646-829-0179 or Lisa Blitzer 732-208-4029

Munchkin Mondays - Palisades Center Mall
October 01, 2012 - West Nyack

Rockland Parent and the Palisades Center team up to offer this mommy / daddy and me play group each Monday. Each week features a different theme and activity as well as coupons for mall promotions.

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

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

Toddler Time - Fresh Meadows Library
September 24, 2012 - Fresh Meadwos

Toddlers from from ages 2 1/2 to 4 years, can enjoy a half hour of songs, stories, fingerplays, and movement.

Making Books Sing -If You Really Love Polar Bears - Broadway Library
September 24, 2012 - Long Island City

If You Really Love Polar Bears tells the story of Patchy, a little boy who loves polar bears and learns about the important role he can play saving the earth. This performance by Making Books Sing incorporates music, puppetry, and physical comedy to educate children ages 6-12 about climate change and its impact on animal habitats.

Adventures in Color - Children's Museum of the Arts
September 24, 2012 - West Village

Your child can explore the world of color through a variety of 2D and 3D projects every Monday.

Mind-Body Wellness - Somers Library
September 24, 2012 - Somers

Learn how to eliminate stress with breathing techniques and meditation. Gain calmness and clarity while improving health. Sponsored by the Art of Living Organization. Register online at somerslibrary.org or call 914-232-5717.

COPE Sibling Support Groups - Elias Hicks Historical Home
September 24, 2012 - Jericho

COPE, a grief and healing organization dedicated to supporting families living with the loss of a child or sibling, holds monthly support groups meetings for adult siblings on the North Shore. If you are interested in attending or for more information, please call Executive Director Karen Flyer at 516-484-4993.

Toddler Storyplay - Brooklyn Public Library, central branch
September 24, 2012 - Prospect Heights

Toddlers hear stories and play with toys. Space is limited. Pick up a ticket at the children's reference desk on the morning of the program.

Chess for Children - Brooklyn Public Library, Crown Heights branch
September 24, 2012 - Crown Heights

Kids play chess, and learn chess.

Playtime at the Zoo - Bergen County Zoo
September 24, 2012 - Paramus

Children can play with animal-themed toys and meet a different live animal each week. Monday mornings through Oct. 22.

Go Green! Picaso Faces - Woodside Library
September 24, 2012 - Woodside

During fun-filled slide shows, kids discover how Picasso and other famous artists turned throwaway things into masterpieces of art. Then create whimsical Picasso- inspired faces out of 100% recycled toys, trinkets, bottle caps, beads, buttons, and more.

Monday Afternoon Storytime - Barnes & Noble City Center
September 24, 2012 - White Plains

Storytime and activities kids and parents will love.

One Puzzle Piece at a Time - Yonkers Public Library-Riverfront
September 24, 2012 - Yonkers

Meeting for parents of Special Needs children. Community Room A. For information, contact Manuela Diaz at 917-836-9563.

Mother Goose - Fresh Meadows Library
September 24, 2012 - Fresh Meadwos

Infants up to age 30 months can enjoy a half hour of nursey rhymes, songs, fingerplays, and simple picture books.

Good Reads, Great Kids - Wilton Library
September 24, 2012 - Wilton

Children in grades 2 and 3 and their parents discuss the book My Father's Dragon by Ruth Gannett. Children are also invited to bring a book that they have read recently to talk about in this group setting. Snacks will be provided and a craft will be made.

Made with Love in the Evening - Floral Park Public Library
September 24, 2012 - Floral Park

This group of knitters has been on a mission to share the warmth of wool with those in need. Made With Love is always on the lookout for new members. Just bring your needles and yarn. All skill levels are welcome. There is no instructor for this group.

All at Sea: Songs on the Theme of Water - Seaside Library
September 24, 2012 - Rockaway Park

Families can enjoy this show where pianist and singers, Paul Chamlin, and Rochelle Breyer, perform their vast repertoire of music inspired by oceans, rivers, boats, ships, and our relation to the aqueous world around us.

Peek-a-Boo Time - Brooklyn Public Library, Leonard branch
September 24, 2012 - Williamsburg

Babies and toddlers enjoy stories, songs, and fingerplays with other pre-walkers and their caregivers.

Father Goose - Gold Coast Library
September 24, 2012 - Glen Head

Little ones will enjoy this 30-minute Circle Time session highlighting nursery rhymes, stories, and songs.

Cupcake Decorating - Gold Coast Library
September 24, 2012 - Glen Head

Learn the art of cupcake decorating. Create cupcakes for any season or occasion. Decorate cupcakes using frosting, cookies, and candies.

Picture Book Time - New York Public Library - Tompkins Square
September 24, 2012 - East Village

Read fun stories as a group.

Tea & Play - Green Meadow Waldorf School
September 24, 2012 - Chestnut Ridge

Parents of prospective students are invited to meet the school's Early Childhood faculty while their child plays nearby. Drop-ins welcome.

Adelphi University Presents ?Lautrec, Degas, Rodin: Selections From The Adele And Herbert J. Klapper Collection? - Adele and Herbert J. Klapper Center of Fine Arts
September 24, 2012 - Garden City

Lautrec, Degas, Rodin: Selections From The Adele And Herbert J. Klapper Collection showcases 3 artists from the late 19th and early 20th century. On view will be a rare oil painting by Henri Toulouse-Lautrec of a young dancer adjusting the ruffled skirt of her costume entitled Danseuse, along with several Degas dancers cast in bronze in various dance positions, and the bronze sculpture L?Eternel Printemps ? premier �tat (The Eternal Spring) by Auguste Rodin.

Kids Korner - Brooklyn Public Library, New Utrecht branch
Through September 24, 2012 - Bensonhurst

The Library hosts games, crafts, movies, book discussions, and other activites for kids.

Healthy Foods, Healthy Families - Lucille Rose Daycare Center
September 25, 2012 - Arverne

Parents can get tips on healthy eating for the family in this nutrition series.

Cruise Night- Car & Bike Show and Festival - Oyster Bay - East Norwich
September 25, 2012 - Oyster Bay

Come see some of the finest vehicles on Long Island. From radical to rat-rods, Duesenbergs to Ducatis, car and motorcycle enthusiasts have been invited to bring their precious rides out for public viewing. If you'd like to show your vehicle, contact the Oyster Bay- East Norwich Chamber of Commerce. $5 to show your vehicle, free admission to walk in. Enjoy live music, 50/50 drawing, and other family fun events.

COPE Bereavement Support Group - Elias Hicks Historical Home
September 25, 2012 - Jericho

COPE, a grief and healing organization dedicated to supporting parents and families living with the loss of a child, holds support group meetings for parents two Mondays per month. Please call for more information.

Making Music - Brooklyn Public Library, Kensington branch
September 25, 2012 - Kensington

Teens can bring their instruments to this class, which will cover various aspects of music making.

Puzzles and Games - Brooklyn Public Library, Borough Park branch
September 25, 2012 - Borough Park

Kids indulge in toys, board games, puzzles, and books.

Gardening at Steinway Library - Steinway Library
September 25, 2012 - Astoria

Help beautify the community. Bring your family every Tuesday and Thursday to help plant and water the garden which filled with lots of luscious flowers, plants and vegetables. In case of rain, gardening activities will take place in meeting room. No registration needed.

Time for 2s and 3s: '1, 2, 3, Count With Me' - White Plains Public Library
September 25, 2012 - White Plains

Songs, games, activities, and stories for 2- and 3-year olds with caregivers. Tickets distributed 30 minutes in advance.

Story Time Book Club - Pottery Barn Kids
September 25, 2012 - 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.

Terrific Tales for Twos and Threes - Wilton Library
September 25, 2012 - 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
September 25, 2012 - 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.

Literary Littles - Wilton Library
September 25, 2012 - Wilton

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

Reading Club Challenge - The Snake That Ate Whitestone - Whitestone Library
September 25, 2012 - Whitestone

Families can come to the 7th Annual Reading Challenge and see what Miss Susan has in store. She has sat in Jello, kissed a bunny, gotten sprayed with Silly String, gotten slimed, kissed a frog and dressed like a chicken. This year, she will hold and cuddle "Twinkie", a 90-pound, albino Burmese python. Refreshments served.

DIY Fashionista Style - Broadway Library
September 25, 2012 - Long Island City

Tweens and teens can unleash their creativity in this workshop, where they can learn how to create their own "DIY fashionista style" fabric necklace.

After School Homework Help - Brooklyn Public Library, Clarendon branch
September 25, 2012 - Midwood

Need some homework help? Here's the place to get it.

Kids History Craft: Origami Toys - Brentwood Library
September 25, 2012 - Brentwood

Origami is the Japanese art of paper folding. It started in China and spread to Japan fourteen hundred years ago. Make your own origami toys.

Tea Time on Tuesdays - Prenatal Yoga Center
September 25, 2012 - Upper West Side

Meet fellow moms, moms-to-be, and teachers to get to know the yoga community. Tea will be served.

Adelphi University Presents “Lautrec, Degas, Rodin: Selections From The Adele And Herbert J. Klapper Collection” - Adele and Herbert J. Klapper Center of Fine Arts
September 25, 2012 - Garden City

Lautrec, Degas, Rodin: Selections From The Adele And Herbert J. Klapper Collection showcases 3 artists from the late 19th and early 20th century. On view will be a rare oil painting by Henri Toulouse-Lautrec of a young dancer adjusting the ruffled skirt of her costume entitled Danseuse, along with several Degas dancers cast in bronze in various dance positions, and the bronze sculpture L’Eternel Printemps – premier état (The Eternal Spring) by Auguste Rodin.

Ladybug Girl and Bumblebee Boy Storytime Party - Ottendorfer Public Library
September 25, 2012 - East Village

Ladybug Girl loves going on adventures especially in libraries. Visit the library for stories and bug squad games and crafts based on this popular series. Registration is required.

Babes on a Blanket (0-12 months) - Pequot Library
September 25, 2012 - Southport

Drop in and join this baby play group for board books, toys, and rhymes. 20 minutes structured, 25 minutes free play. No registration necessary.

Making Books Sing -If You Really Love Polar Bears - Woodside Library
September 26, 2012 - Woodside

If You Really Love Polar Bears tells the story of Patchy, a little boy who loves polar bears and learns about the important role he can play saving the earth. This performance by Making Books Sing incorporates music, puppetry, and physical comedy to educate children ages 6-12 about climate change and its impact on animal habitats.

Origami Baskets and Apple Treats - Rose Memorial Library
September 26, 2012 - Stony Point

Kids can prepare caramel apples and decorate an origami basket to carry them in, all in honor of Johnny Appleseed's birthday. Pre-registration is required.

Stories, Songs, and Crafts - Rose Memorial Library
September 26, 2012 - Stony Point

Toddlers are invited for picture book stories, songs, and crafts. Pre-registration is required.

LEGO Club - Haverstraw King's Daughters Library
September 26, 2012 - Garnerville

LEGO builders ages 4-12 are invited to build something cool and submit it for the library's Build of the Week display.

Creative Writing Group - Farmingdale Public Library
September 26, 2012 - Farmingdale

Writers are encouraged to come prepared to read what they have written and to share ideas with others.

Writing Workshop for Teens - Brooklyn Public Library, Coney Island branch
September 26, 2012 - Coney Island

Teens can get assistance writing short stories, essays, and poetry in this writer's workshop.

Story Time - Brooklyn Public Library, Stone Avenue branch
September 26, 2012 - Brownsville

Toddlers and preschoolers hear stories and play.

Yom Kippur Family Service - Temple B'nai Torah
September 26, 2012 - Wantagh

Yom Kippur is the time to reflect, to repent, and to look to the future. Rabbi Marci N. Bellows and Cantor Steve Sher will officiate. Please call for more information.

Game Day - Howard Beach Library
September 26, 2012 - Howard Beach

Teens and tweens can enjoy some friendly competition playing Nintendo Wii, checkers, chess and other board games.

Stories & Stuff: 'Our Families' - White Plains Public Library
September 26, 2012 - White Plains

Preschool storytime, including a craft activity, for ages 4 and 5 without an adult. Literacy connections are made at "Stories & Stuff," where stories are centered around a theme and children listen and interact with corresponding rhymes, songs, and/or finger plays. A final craft project ties in with the topic, fostering a sense that stories are imaginative, yet lasting, and continue to enrich creative thoughts and play. Tickets are distributed 30 minutes in advance.

Crafts and Activities - East Flushing Library
September 26, 2012 - Flushing

Children ages 3 and up will create fun projects like a crayon mosaic, a poster and a pop-up craft. Preregistration required at the children's reference desk.

BOOST Math Program - Central Library
September 26, 2012 - Jamaica

Children ages 6-12 will engage in activities based on a variety of Mathematics topics.

Movie Time - Brooklyn Public Library, Rugby Branch
September 26, 2012 - East Flatbush

Kids can enjoy a free movie after school.

Stitches from the Heart - Lynbrook Public Library
September 26, 2012 - Lynbrook

Yarn and fabric crafters are invited to take part in Stitches from the Heart. Spend a pleasant evening knitting, crocheting, or quilting hats, lap robes, blankets, and other items for newborns, children in need, and veterans in VA hospitals. If you can't knit, crochet or quilt, donations of yarn and fabric will be accepted. Knitters, crochet crafters, and quilters of all skill levels welcome. Bring a project with you or embark on something new. Patterns will be provided. Students can earn Community Service credits.

New Horizons Twirlers Open House - Willow Grove Middle School
September 26, 2012 - Thiells

Come try baton twirling with the New Horizons Twirlers. Twirling develops coordination, self-confidence, and teamwork in a fun and creative environment. Pre-registration is requested.

Adelphi University Presents “Lautrec, Degas, Rodin: Selections From The Adele And Herbert J. Klapper Collection” - Adele and Herbert J. Klapper Center of Fine Arts
September 26, 2012 - Garden City

Lautrec, Degas, Rodin: Selections From The Adele And Herbert J. Klapper Collection showcases 3 artists from the late 19th and early 20th century. On view will be a rare oil painting by Henri Toulouse-Lautrec of a young dancer adjusting the ruffled skirt of her costume entitled Danseuse, along with several Degas dancers cast in bronze in various dance positions, and the bronze sculpture L’Eternel Printemps – premier état (The Eternal Spring) by Auguste Rodin.

Mother Goose Rhymes for Tots - Rose Memorial Library
September 27, 2012 - Stony Point

Bring your toddler to the library for feltboard stories, rhymes, finger plays, songs, a sticker craft, and bubbles. Pre-registration is required.

Storytime for Tots - Rose Memorial Library
September 27, 2012 - Stony Point

Pre-readers are invited to an introduction to storytime with simple picture book stories, rhymes, finger plays, coloring, and bubbles. Pre-registration is required.

Stories, Songs, and Crafts - Rose Memoiral Libray
September 27, 2012 - Stony Point

Toddlers are invited for picture book stories, songs, and crafts. Pre-registration is required.

Stories in Spanish & English - Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library
Through September 27, 2012 - Garnerville

Young readers are invited for stories, songs, finger plays, and more in both and Spanish and English.

Family Movie - Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library
September 27, 2012 - Garnerville

Come in and watch a fun family movie with some free popcorn.

Astronomy - Brooklyn Bridge Park, Pier 1
September 27, 2012 - DUMBO/Brooklyn Heights

Join astronomers as they guide your eyes across the sky and the wonders of astronomy are revealed. Look for the telescopes on the Pier 1 promenade.

Go Green! Picaso Faces - Astoria Library
September 27, 2012 - Long Island City

During fun-filled slide shows, kids can discover how Picasso and other famous artists turned throwaway things into masterpieces of art. Then create whimsical Picasso- inspired faces out of 100% recycled toys, trinkets, bottle caps, beads, buttons, and more.

Family Time Event - Gilda's Club Westchester
September 27, 2012 - White Plains

An evening of interactive musical entertainment courtesy of the jazz students at SUNY Purchase. Although most attendees are between the ages of 4-12, children of any age accompanied by their family members are welcome. Registration required; call Jen Scully at 914-644-8844.

K-2 Club - A Story From Cuba - White Plains Public Library
September 27, 2012 - White Plains

After-school storytime for Kindergarten-Grade 2 with a craft and cookie snack. Tickets distributed 30 minutes in advance.

Thursday Morning Storytime: The Toe Show - Barnes & Noble City Center
September 27, 2012 - White Plains

Join Toe every Thursday morning for stories and singing.

Peekskill Tale Waggers - The Field Library
September 27, 2012 - Peekskill

Enjoy a spellbinding program of summer tales featuring trained Tale Waggers. All storytellers and storyteller wannabes are welcome - along with good listeners of all ages.

Picture Book Time - Queens Village Library
September 27, 2012 - Queens Village

Young children ages 3-5 and their caregivers can enjoy stories, songs, and fingerplays at this event.

Arts and Crafts Club for Kids - Seaside Library
September 27, 2012 - Rockaway Park

Kids ages 5-12 can enjoy arts and crafts at Seaside. Make something new and cool every week. Space is limited. Preregistration required.

Gardening at Steinway Library - Steinway Library
September 27, 2012 - Astoria

Help beautify the community. Bring your family every Tuesday and Thursday to help plant and water the garden which filled with lots of luscious flowers, plants and vegetables. In case of rain, gardening activities will take place in meeting room. No registration needed.

Fashion Drawing for Teens - Brooklyn Public Library, central branch
September 27, 2012 - Prospect Heights

Learn the basics of fashion illustration as well as sketch live models styled in different outfits. Program limited to 20 participants.

After School Stories - Brooklyn Public Library, Greenpoint branch
September 27, 2012 - Greenpoint

Kids can enjoy stories, playtime, singing songs, and just hanging out!

A Time for Kids/ Lunchbox - Gold Coast Library
September 27, 2012 - Glen Head

Preschoolers learn through creative movement, singing, dancing, storytelling, and arts and crafts.

Adelphi University Presents “Lautrec, Degas, Rodin: Selections From The Adele And Herbert J. Klapper Collection” - Adele and Herbert J. Klapper Center of Fine Arts
September 27, 2012 - Garden City

Lautrec, Degas, Rodin: Selections From The Adele And Herbert J. Klapper Collection showcases 3 artists from the late 19th and early 20th century. On view will be a rare oil painting by Henri Toulouse-Lautrec of a young dancer adjusting the ruffled skirt of her costume entitled Danseuse, along with several Degas dancers cast in bronze in various dance positions, and the bronze sculpture L’Eternel Printemps – premier état (The Eternal Spring) by Auguste Rodin.

Raising Healthy Children (In An Urban Environment) - Milton J. Weill Art Gallery, 92nd Street Y
September 27, 2012 - Upper East Side

Mount Sinai Medical Center and 92nd Street Y host "Raising Healthy Children (in an Urban Environment)," a free lecture by one of the world's leading epidemiologists, pediatrician Philip Landrigan, MD, MSc, Director of the Children's Environmental Health Center at The Mount Sinai Medical Center. Dr. Landrigan will discuss how everyday chemicals can affect children's health, and the steps that parents can take to prevent these environmental exposures. This lecture is part of a first-time initiative led by Mount Sinai Medical Center and 92nd Street Y, known as Health and Wellness Month. Throughout September, leading Mount Sinai doctors will offer health talks and expert medical tips to New Yorkers free of charge. The lecture is free and open to the public but registration is required. For more information and to register for this event, visit 92y.org/Uptown/Event/Raising-Healthy-Children.aspx.

3 to 5 Beehive (3-5 year olds) - Pequot Library
September 27, 2012 - Southport

Drop-in and share some weekly theme-based stories on the rug and take home a related craft. No registration required.

Adventurcise Open House Class - Emerge Yoga & Wellness
September 27, 2012 - Bellmore

Adventurcise is a youth fitness class that incorporates aspects of cardio, strength-training, and plyometric drills as well as movements from pilates, dance, and yoga practices. These complimentary classes are the launch of the program on Long Island. The first session is for kids 3-5 years old and the second session is for those 6-10 years old. Please call or e-mail [email protected] with questions.

Campaign for Wool - Bryant Park
September 27, 2012 - Midtown

On September 27, sheep will be brought in to Bryant Park to graze freely and play center stage in an installation which will transform the outdoor space an interactive woolen wonderland. The park's fountain will be drained for the day and filled with wool and yarn, and several trees and benches in the park will be covered with wool fabric. A table will be set up to showcase how raw wool is sorted. Crafting and knitting stations will showcase wool-centered activities. A custom made bed made primarily of wool will be on site, along with the craftsman who made it, to highlight the process of creating a mattress from wool.

Stamp, Coin & Paper Money Show - Westchester County Center
September 28, 2012 - White Plains

The Stamp, Coin & Paper Money Show is now celebrating 49 years at Westchester County Center. There will be over 100 dealer booths including stamps, coins, and postcards.

PJ Library Sensory Friendly M&M Shabbat - New City Jewish Center
September 28, 2012 - New City

children ages 1-6 with special needs are invited to join PJ Library and NCJC for singing, dancing, and fun to usher in Shabbat in a sensory-friendly environment. This special program is led by Rabbi Ruberg and children's entertainer Matty Roxx and ends with challah, grape juice, and m&m's. Features: low volume levels, soft lighting, visual supports, and noise-reduction headphones. Social story available in advance.

LEGO Club - Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library, Village Branch
September 28, 2012 - Haverstraw

Kids can build something cool with LEGOs and submit it for the library's Build of the week display.

LEGO Club - Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library
September 28, 2012 - Garnerville

LEGO builders ages 4-12 are invited to build something cool and submit it for the library's Build of the Week display.

Music & Fun with Mr. Burr - Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library
September 28, 2012 - Garnerville

Children ages 2-4 can enjoy fun and music with Mr. Burr. Pre-registration is required.

Dumbo Arts Festival - DUMBO
September 28, 2012 - DUMBO

500 artists, 100 studios, 50 galleries, and 100 programming partners converge for this art festival that highlights Brooklyn's vitality and contribution to fine art. Enjoy outdoor and indoor art exhibitions and installations that include digital art, musicians, poets, dance, and mixed media.

Family Movie Night - Moxie Spot
September 28, 2012 - Brooklyn Heights

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

New Era Anime Club - Yonkers Public Library - Riverfront
September 28, 2012 - Yonkers

Teens and tweens ages 12-19 discuss and read Manga, watch and talk about Anime, draw, debate, and answer trivia questions. Light snacks provided.

Picture Book Time - Ozone Park Library
September 28, 2012 - Ozone Park

Young children can enjoy an hour of storytelling, music and games.

Arts and Crafts - East Flushing Library
September 28, 2012 - Flushing

Children ages 4 and up can enjoy an afternoon of "crafty" fun. Space is limited, and preregistration is required in person with the instructor before class.

Discussion on Parenting Issues - Friedberg JCC
September 28, 2012 - Oceanside

Being a parent is complicated. There are no easy answers but…you’re not alone. Drop in and chat with Karen Horowitz, Director of the Parenting Resource Network, to discuss the many issues that come up including Strategies for Effective Discipline, Raising Emotionally Healthy Kids, Parenting with Confidence, Time Management, Sleep Issues and others.

Story Time with Jordan - Powerhouse Arena
September 28, 2012 - DUMBO

Powerhouse Arena's resident children's literature authority, Jordan Neilsen, reads some of the store's famous kids books.

Play Hooray - Gold Coast Library
September 28, 2012 - Glen Head

Sing and play with your baby as he or she delights in finger play, nursery rhymes, music, and movement.

Shabbat Club - Congregation Sons of Israel
September 28, 2012 - Upper Nyack

Children up to age five are invited to celebrate Shabbat with stories, and games, and puppets. Hosted by Rabbi Abraham.

Grand Central Fall Fest - Grand Central
September 28, 2012 - Midtown East

Features over 200 trendy international food, art, craft, antique, and merchandise exhibitors. There will be cultural non-profit and corporate displays on view, plus entertainment.

A Taste of Shabbat - JCC Rockland
September 28, 2012 - West Nyack

Parents or grandparents and kids ages 1-5 are welcome and celebrate Shabbat at the JCC with songs, stories, and crafts.

FETCH! Club: Science Fun @ your Library - Pequot LIbrary
September 28, 2012 - Southport

The library takes kids on a science adventure. Registration required for each session.

Adventurcise Open House Class - Emerge Yoga & Wellness
September 28, 2012 - Bellmore

Adventurcise is a youth fitness class that incorporates aspects of cardio, strength-training, and plyometric drills as well as movements from pilates, dance, and yoga practices. These complimentary classes are the launch of the program on Long Island. The first session is for kids 3-5 years old and the second session is for those 6-10 years old. Please call or e-mail [email protected] with questions.

Lego Day - Huguenot Children's Library
September 29, 2012 - New Rochelle

Calling all "LEGO maniacs": don't miss this afternoon of fun as part of ArtsFest. Brick Builders will provide tons of LEGO parts, pieces, and figures for children to play with in a free play environment.

Stamp, Coin & Paper Money Show - Westchester County Center
September 29, 2012 - White Plains

The Stamp, Coin & Paper Money Show is now celebrating 49 years at Westchester County Center. There will be over 100 dealer booths including stamps, coins, and postcards.

Weekend Family Programs - Brooklyn Bridge Park, Pier 6
Through September 29, 2012 - Brooklyn Heights

Come explore the wonders of Pier 6 and Main Street with Brooklyn Bridge Park's playground associates, who lead educational based activities. Different themes each weekend.

Free crafts for kids every Saturday - Lakeshore Learning Store
September 29, 2012 - New Hyde Park

Kids will relish these Saturday morning activities where they get a chance to try their hand at cool art and craft projects.

Craft for Kids - The Cupcake Corner
September 29, 2012 - Garden City

Bring kids to this bakery/cafe for a free craft every Saturday and Sunday. Craft takes anywhere between 15-45 minutes depending on the age of the child. Different crafts each week. No reservations needed.

Ramble by the River - Kathryn W. Davis RiverWalk Center
September 29, 2012 - Sleepy Hollow

Explore one of the newest gems on the Hudson River - the Kathryn W. Davis RiverWalk Center. Educators from Scenic Hudson, Beczak Environmental Education Center, and Teatown Lake Reservation will be on hand with fun activities throughout the day. Seine in the river, go on a scavenger hunt, learn about the Kingsland Point Lighthouse, and create art from nature. This program is part of the Hudson Valley Ramble. Call x110 to make a reservation.

Free Arts & Crafts - Straight A's
September 29, 2012 - 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.

Hawk Day - Lenoir Nature Preserve
September 29, 2012 - Yonkers

Meet on the great lawn in front of the mansion at 10am to look for migrating hawks. At 1pm, there will be a live Hawk and Owl Presentation with master falconer Jim Eyring. Co-sponsored by Hudson River Audubon Society.

Arts In The Plaza - Kennedy Plaza (in front of City Hall)
September 29, 2012 - Long Beach

Come by and enjoy live music while shopping for handcrafted, original arts and crafts. Sponsored by the City of Long Beach in association with the Long Beach Art League, Artists in Partnership, and West End Visual Artists Guild.

Orienteering (light) - Prospect Park Picnic House
September 29, 2012 - Park Slope

Learn how to navigate using a map and compass. Special geo-cache programs teach participants how to use a GPS while searching for hidden prizes. Wear comfortable shoes.

Chili Pepper Fiesta - Brooklyn Botanic Garden
September 29, 2012 - Prospect Heights

Enjoy chili-infused foods and hear music from chili-growing regions, such as the great Chicha Libre who play the Peruvian psychedelic/surf style known as Chicha. Try some spicy chocolate and fiery beer, spicy pickles, and burn baby burn!

The Deedle Deedle Dees - Carroll Park
September 29, 2012 - Brooklyn

The Deedle Deedle Dees are a Brooklyn favorite for kids who enjoy live music. Their songs simultaneously teach and entertain. Oh yeah, and their leader's name is Ulysses S. Dee.

Opening Weekend of Peekskill Project V: The New Hudson River School - Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art
September 29, 2012 - Peekskill

A citywide public art festival devoted to bringing contemporary art out of the museum and into the community. Peekskill Project V activates the urban environment and its inhabitants through site-specific art exhibitions, performances, and screenings sited in multiple venues throughout Peekskill. During Opening Weekend, participating artists will discuss their work at various venues throughout Peekskill, there will be a live concert and free public reception with music and refreshments. See hvcca.org for exact times and locations.

3rd Annual Great Chappaqua Bake Sale - Downtown Chappaqua
September 29, 2012 - Chappaqua

Take a bite out of childhood hunger while enjoying delicious baked goods at the third Annual Great Chappaqua Bake Sale. Besides delicious baked goodies, the event includes a community raffle, kids' corner guessing jar table, and a face painter. All of the proceeds from the Great Chappaqua Bake Sale will fund programs in New York state that feed hungry children.

Free Target Picture Story Saturday - Katonah Museum of Art
September 29, 2012 - Katonah

During the exhibit "'Ice Age' to the Digital Age: The 3D Animation Art of Blue Sky Studios," Free Target Picture Story Saturday sponsored by Target, welcomes special guest reader, Nash Dunnigan, art director, who will read "George Shrinks," by William Joyce, at 10:30am. A related hands-on art activity follows.

PS 6 Back to School Bash - PS 6
September 29, 2012 - Upper East Side

The PS 6 2012 Back to School Bash will take place on E. 82nd Street between Park and Madison Avenues on Sept. 29 from 11am-4pm. There will be rides, carnival games, crafts, great food, music and a street fair. There is no entrance fee, but tickets will be available for purchase and required for most activities. For more information, please contact Barbara Mederrick at [email protected]

Shelter with Free Style Arts - Socrates Sculpture Park
September 29, 2012 - Long Island City

Kids can join in the creation of a giant collaborative shelter to create some shade on a sunny day. Participants will use ropes, bolts of fabric, sticks, and other materials to help create a giant lean-to-quilt that is both functional and beautifully dynamic.

Streaming Live: Latin Beat - Sunnyside Library
September 29, 2012 - Long Island City

Families can join veiwing parties at various Queens Libraries to watch an encore performance of Latin Beat, streamed live from the David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center.

Streaming Live: Latin Beat - Langston Hughes Library
September 29, 2012 - Corona

Families can join veiwing parties at various Queens Libraries to watch an encore performance of Latin Beat, streamed live from the David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center.

Streaming Live: Latin Beat - Fresh Meadows Library
September 29, 2012 - Fresh Meadwos

Families can join veiwing parties at various Queens Libraries to watch an encore performance of Latin Beat, streamed live from the David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center.

Streaming Live: Latin Beat - Rochdale Village Library
September 29, 2012 - Jamaica

Families can join veiwing parties at various Queens Libraries to watch an encore performance of Latin Beat, streamed live from the David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center.

Streaming Live: Latin Beat - Cambria Heights Library
September 29, 2012 - Cambria Heights

Families can join veiwing parties at various Queens Libraries to watch an encore performance of Latin Beat, streamed live from the David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center.

Streaming Live: Latin Beat - Lefferts Library
September 29, 2012 - Richmond Hill

Families can join veiwing parties at various Queens Libraries to watch an encore performance of Latin Beat, streamed live from the David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center.

Streaming Live: Latin Beat - Flushing Library
September 29, 2012 - Flushing

Families can join veiwing parties at various Queens Libraries to watch an encore performance of Latin Beat, streamed live from the David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center.

Streaming Live: Latin Beat - Ridgewood Library
September 29, 2012 - Ridgewood

Families can join viewing parties at various Queens Libraries to watch the encore performance of Latin Beat, streamed live from the David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center.

Streaming Live: Latin Beat - Central Library
September 29, 2012 - Jamaica

Families can join viewing parties at various Queens Libraries to watch the encore performance of Latin Beat, streamed live from the David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center.

Larchmont Arts Festival - Constitution Park
September 29, 2012 - Larchmont

An annual celebration of creativity that offers a unique opportunity to experience, collect, and learn about fine art and crafts by connecting the community with emerging and established artists and artisans. Email [email protected] for information. Raindate: September 30.

Festival By The Sea - Lido Beach Town Park
September 29, 2012 - Lido Beach

Bring the entire family to the 32nd Annual Family Festival By The Sea, featuring live bands, great food, giant inflatables, children's shows, biathlon, petting zoo and more. Free admission and free parking. For more information, please contact the Department of Parks and Recreation at 516-292-9000.

National Estuaries Day Festival - Alley Pond Environmental Center
September 29, 2012 - Douglaston

Families can enjoy this festival that celebrates the local estuary Little Neck Bay. There will be boat rides, activities, entertainment, hands-on demonstrations, crafts, and fun games.

Schoolfest 2012 - PS 84: Jose de Diego Magnet School
September 29, 2012 - Williamsburg

Learn about different schools, from pre-schools to colleges at this school fair. Parents and kids will walk away with understanding of the special education process, applying to charter and private schools, college financing, and how to apply to the right school in NYC's department of education.

ACT/SAT Workshop - Gold Coast Library
September 29, 2012 - Glen Head

Stressed about which exam to take? Don't know the differences between the two? Want to find out which one is best for you to take? Allen Springer from A-List Education answers all of your questions while detailing the two big exams. Students in their junior year as well as parents are invited to attend this informative lecture.

Union Square Autumn Fair - Union Square Park
September 29, 2012 - Union Square

More than 200 American and international merchants, restaurants, arts and crafts, as well as other cultural displays will be at this seasonal fair.

Mathnasium's 2nd Annual National TriMathlon - Mathnasium of New Hyde Park
September 29, 2012 - New Hyde Park

Sign up to play a fun-filled competition where kids in 3rd, 4th, 5th, and 6th grades compete in three challenging Math events- The Counting Game, Magic Squares Challenge, and Mental Math Workout. There will be goodie bags for participants, medals and prizes for local winners, and more than $10,000 in awards for national winners. All you have to do to participate is register online or mail or drop off a completed registration form to the Mathnasium Learning Center where you want to compete. Call for additional information.

Marine Meadows Program - Agawam Park
September 29, 2012 - South Hampton

Volunteers of all ages work alongside CCE staff to weave eelgrass shoots (harvested from healthy donor meadows in local waters) into burlap planting discs. Once assembled, these discs will be planted by SCUBA certified CCE Marine Program staff in carefully selected restoration sites in our local estuaries. Call 631-852-8660 ext. 27 to register as a volunteer.

'Dora The Explorer: Double Feature' - Sony Wonder Technology Lab
September 29, 2012 - Upper East Side

See a free screening of "Dora the Explorer: Little Star," and "Dora the Explorer: Dora Had A Little Lamb," at the 73-seat High Definition Theater. Reservations can be made Monday through Friday beginning two weeks prior to the date a screening is scheduled by calling 212-833-8100 and selecting option 3. Remaining tickets will be distributed 30 minutes prior to the start of the screening on a first come first served basis. Admission will be closed to ticket holders 15 minutes after the screening begins. In "Dora the Explorer: Little Star," Little Star falls to Earth and Dora and Boots need your help to put her back in the sky so everyone can make a bedtime wish. In "Dora the Explorer: Dora Had A Little Lamb," Dora and Boots jump into a book of nursery rhymes to bring Little Lamb back to Mary, and help other nursery rhyme pals too. Rated G, 40 minutes. After the screening attend the Family Workshop: Sleeping Under The Stars.

'The Avengers' - Sony Wonder Technology Lab
September 29, 2012 - Upper East Side

See a free screening of "The Avengers" at the 73-seat High Definition Theater. Reservations can be made Monday through Friday beginning two weeks prior to the date a screening is scheduled by calling 212-833-8100 and selecting option 3. Remaining tickets will be distributed 30 minutes prior to the start of the screening on a first come first served basis. Admission will be closed to ticket holders 15 minutes after the screening begins. In "The Avengers," in order to save earth from the sinister villain Loki (Tom Hiddleston), Nick Fury (Samuel L. Jackson) of S.H.I.E.L.D. brings together a team of superheroes called "The Avengers." Based on the popular Marvel comics. PG13, 143 minutes.

Westchester Mothers of Multiples Fall Childrens Tag Sale - Yorktown Elks Club
September 29, 2012 - Yorktown Heights

Check out the great deals on everything for infants, toddlers, and children: clothes, shoes, toys, strollers, high chairs, bouncy seats, and much more!

Hart's Brook Park & Preserve Talk & Walk - Hart's Brook Park and Preserve
September 29, 2012 - Hartsdale

Hear about the interesting history of the former Gaisman Estate and tour its unusual barn and its stable that has yet to house a single cow or horse. Then take a guided walk to the pond in the Preserve woodlands.In 1781, this property was part of Ryounger than age 4. Advanced Registration Information: Please register by Sept. 26 at 914-993-1641 or fsjazz20[email protected]

FREE Music Together Mini Class and American Girl Trunk Show at SPLURGE Kids 1st Anniversary Celebration - SPLURGE Kids
September 29, 2012 - Greenwich

This September, SPLURGE Kids Unique Gifts, Room Décor and More celebrates its first anniversary in Greenwich with Saturday events and a mini-carnival with free popcorn, face painting, special offers and more. On September 29th, Greenwich’s Music Together will delight young children with free mini music and movement classes from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. From 10:00 am to 6:00 pm, American Girl enthusiasts are invited to a one day trunk show to browse beautiful handmade accessories and clothing for American Girl dolls. All month long, customers can enter a raffle to win free prizes from SPLURGE Kids, Stroller Strides, Great Play, Green Moon Children’s Art Studio, My Favorite Place, Music Together and more! Bring your family to celebrate!

Book Launch for The Time Traveling Fashionista at the Palace of Marie Antoinette by Bianca Turetsky - Fairfield University Bookstore
September 29, 2012 - Fairfield

Author Bianca Turetsky will be at the downtown Fairfield University Bookstore to read from her new novel and sign copies of The Time Traveling Fashionista at the Palace of Marie Antoinette. During another visit to the mysterious Traveling Fashionista Vintage Sale, Louise Lambert finds herself back in time once again, swept up in the glory of France's most infamous queen, Marie Antoinette. Between cute commoner boys and glamourous trips to Paris, life in the palace isn't all cake and couture. Can Louise keep her cool--and her head!--as she races against the clock to get home? Bianca Turetsky graduated from Tufts University in 2001 with a BA in English literature. This is the second book in the Time Traveling Fashionista series. Bianca is currently working on book three. Bianca lives in a cozy apartment in Brooklyn, New York, that houses her very extensive and much loved vinatge collection.

Open House - One Rover Art School & Design
September 29, 2012 - Englewood Cliffs

One River School of Art and Design invites artists of almost all ages (pre-k-adult) to tour the school and meet the teachers.

Nature's Helpers - Prospect Park Audubon Center
Through September 30, 2012 - Flatbush

Spend some time outside enjoying nature while helping to keep the Park clean. Families are encouraged to come and take a tour of the Park and its waterways and help keep it tidy along the way. Gloves, garbage bags, and trash grabbers will be provided.

Race Around the Farmyard - Lefferts Historic House
Through September 30, 2012 - Flatbush

Get out and get moving in the yard at Lefferts Historic House. The whole family can participate in potato sack races, spoon races, stilts, and other old-fashioned games.

Master Gardener Demonstration Garden Tour - Cornell Cooperative Extension of Rockland County
September 30, 2012 - Stony Point

The Master Gardener Volunteers of Cornell Cooperative Extension of Rockland County invite the public to tour their demonstration gardens. Visitors explore the gardens, and learn which plants grow best in this area. Gardens included are: The Ralph Snodsmith Perennial Garden; Hillside and Shade Garden; Fern Garden; Herb Garden; Ornamental Grass Garden; Cutting Garden; Container Gardens; Native Plants; and the Rain Garden.

Bicycle Sunday - Bronx River Parkway
September 30, 2012 - White Plains

From the Westchester County Center in White Plains to Scarsdale Road in Yonkers, a 13.1-mile round trip, The Bronx River Parkway is open to all bicyclists, skaters, scooters, walkers and joggers. No motorized vehicles. Sponsored by Con Edison and Friends of Westchester County Parks.

'Mu-Math' Interactive Installation - Bldg. 315
Through September 30, 2012 - Governors Island

Opening Memorial Day weekend, Street Math Investigations (SMI-NY) will mount "Mu-Math," an installation of brain-twisting, hands-on math activities on Governors Island for its summer 2012 season. Mu-Math stands for Mobile Unit to Promote Mathematical Thinking, and the Greek letter "mu" (pronounced "mew") is commonly used in mathematics to identify specific constants and variables; it is also reminiscent of the term "New Math" which ushered in a new era of mathematics education during the 1960s. The exhibit is appropriate for families with children ages 6 and older. Created by mathematics educator Robert Berkman of Brooklyn, the Mu-Math exhibits use interactive hands-on materials to engage children and adults with various kinds of mathematical challenges using the life of New York City as a backdrop. For example: What's Your Subway’s Number? Arrange the iridescent subway cars in a tunnel to figure out the identity of the mystery car. On the Street: How should that street furniture be arranged? Use the clues to figure out the correct order. A Walk Around the Block: Participants navigate through a 100-square-foot floor maze using only right turns to find their way out. Find Your Fare: Using the clues provided, move your magnetic pedestrians around the streets and avenues to reach the ultimate goal: hailing a cab! While the Mu-Math exhibits are self-guided, there will always be a docent on hand to answer questions, explain how to use the materials, and even give hints. A "Mathematical Tour" of Governors Island will also be available as a downloadable podcast that will guide visitors around the island with a special mathematical perspective on its history, geography and art. Visitors will be able to download the podcast after June 15 at smi-ny.com.

Stamp, Coin & Paper Money Show - Westchester County Center
September 30, 2012 - White Plains

The Stamp, Coin & Paper Money Show is now celebrating 49 years at Westchester County Center. There will be over 100 dealer booths including stamps, coins, and postcards.

4th Annual Storywalk - Greenburgh Nature Center
Through September 30, 2012 - Scarsdale

A guided walk along the woodland trail. Through Sept. 30.

Craft for Kids - The Cupcake Corner
September 30, 2012 - Garden City

Bring kids to this bakery/cafe for a free craft every Saturday and Sunday. Craft takes anywhere between 15-45 minutes depending on the age of the child. Different crafts each week. No reservations needed.

Fall Registration - Theresa Academy of Performing Arts
Through September 30, 2012 - Lido Beach

The Theresa Academy of Performing Arts for Children with Special Needs(TAPA)provides after-school classes in the arts, weekend respite programs and Sunday workshops for children from ages 3 through young adult who may have various developmental disabilities such as(but not limited to)Down Syndrome,ASD,Cerebral Palsy, ADD,and ADHD. The studio space is clean,spacious and ADA compliant. The faculty consists of State certified teachers (Dance, drama and music and art education) as well as Broadway professionals and professional artists(painting, sculpture, and fabrics). Classes run in 10-week sessions. A limited number of scholarships and financial aid is available.

4th Annual Mineola Street Fair - Mineola Chamber of Commerce
September 30, 2012 - Mineola

Visit local merchants, enjoy inflatable rides for children, hear local live entertainment, refreshments for purchase all day long, participate in contests, enjoy clowns, face painters, pumpkin painting, and balloon artists. Shop for unique craft items.

Hawks over the Hudson - State Line Lookout
September 30, 2012 - Alpine

Watch these beautiful birds of prey migrate above the highest point on the Palisades Cliffs. Hosted by the Tenafly Nature Center. Activities and programs with other local nature centers will be held throughout the day and presentations by the Delaware Valley Raptor Center will feature their live birds of prey. For more information, visit natureprogram.org. Rain or shine.

Cruise to the Show - Eisenhower Park
September 30, 2012 - East Meadow

More than 1,000 vehicles on display, vendors, live music and fun for the whole family. Admission for spectators to the car show is free to Nassau County residents. Non-County residents will be charged $10 per car to enter the park(subject to change). Check website for times of parade route, pizza eating contest and other events.

Sukkot Celebration - Temple B'nai Torah
September 30, 2012 - Wantagh

Celebrate SUKKOT, the Jewish festival of giving thanks for the fall harvest, as well as the commemoration of the forty years of the Jewish people wandering in the desert after Sinai.

Raptor Fest - Prospect Park Audubon Center
September 30, 2012 - Flatbush

Learn all about the majestic birds that are raptors. Hawks, falcons, owls and other birds of prey will be on hand for flight demonstrations and more.

Italian Festival - Congers Station Park
September 30, 2012 - Congers

This popular annual event features live entertainment, food and desserts from local restaurants, crafts, specialty vendors, Italian themed t-shirt and novelty items. Rain date October 7.

Kayaking - Governors Island
Through September 30, 2012 - New York

Enjoy some free kayaking. Lifejackets are mandatory.

Atlantic Antic - Atlantic Avenue
September 30, 2012 - Brooklyn Heights/Boerum Hill

The stretch of Atlantic Avenue running between 4th Avenue and Hicks Street is fun because of its stores, which include some holdouts from the strip's days as an antiquing mecca, to outposts for designers like Jonathan Adler. Add some strollers and interesting vendors and you have a really great street fair.

Opening Weekend of Peekskill Project V: The New Hudson River School - Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art
September 30, 2012 - Peekskill

A citywide public art festival devoted to bringing contemporary art out of the museum and into the community. Peekskill Project V activates the urban environment and its inhabitants through site-specific art exhibitions, performances, and screenings sited in multiple venues throughout Peekskill. During Opening Weekend, participating artists will discuss their work at various venues throughout Peekskill, there will be a live concert and free public reception with music and refreshments. See hvcca.org for exact times and locations.

Nature's Discovery Playground Grand Opening - Greenburgh Nature Center
September 30, 2012 - Scarsdale

It's a party in the playground! Explore, discover, and celebrate the opening of the Center's newest learning experience. The unique, nature-themed playground is designed to engage toddlers and children ages 2-12 in outdoor exploration and discovery. The rest of the family will enjoy food, fun, live music, and nature/animal related activities. Meet playground sponsors including California Pizza Kitchen, Scarsdale; Con Edison; Gymboree Play & Music of Scarsdale and New Rochelle; Houlihan Lawrence, Scarsdale Office; The Rotary Club of Scarsdale; Whole Foods Market, White Plains and Yonkers; Town of Greenburgh; and Greenburgh Parks & Recreation.

Native American Folk Arts Workshop - Pelham Art Center
September 30, 2012 - Pelham

Participate in and learn about Native American heritage and history from working artists brought to Pelham Art Center through a collaboration with the Redhawk Arts Council.

Medieval Festival - Fort Tryon Park and the Cloisters
September 30, 2012 - Washington Heights

The Medieval Festival brings to life the customs and spirit of the Middle Ages. Manhattan's Fort Tryon Park is transformed into a medieval market town decorated with bright banners and processional flags. Performers, guests and festival goers dress in medieval costume. Visitors are greeted by authentic medieval music, dance, magic and minstrels, as well as jugglers and jesters. Costumed vendors will be on hand to demonstrate and sell a wide variety of medieval crafts as well as food and drink. The afternoon concludes with a thrilling joust between four knights on horseback. The Festival extends all the way around the world-famous Cloisters, a magnificent museum of medieval art. Visitors are encouraged to come by public transportation. Take the A train to 190th St. or the M4 bus to 190th and Fort Washington Avenue. The Festival is produced by the Washington Heights and Inwood Development Corporation, a privately and publicly supported not-for-profit corporation. The event is jointly sponsored by WHIDC and the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation.

Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes - Mercy College
September 30, 2012 - Dobbs Ferry

This year's event will include a health and wellness fair, kids' zone, family entertainment, and refreshments. The 1-3 mile walk through the scenic Mercy College Campus boasts views of the Hudson River and New York City. Pre-registration preferred. For more information, contact Susan Stein at 914-253-4909 or e-mail [email protected]

Free Arts and Crafts Saturdays - Straight A's
Through September 30, 2012 - White Plains

Toddlers to tweens are invited to join the gang at Straight A's every Saturday from 1-3pm for free Arts & Crafts. September 1: Make a Back-to-School School Bus; September 8: Share create an "All About Me" Collage; September 15: Make a special magnet to show off art work; September 22: Create a Summer-to-Fall tree; September 29: Make an Apple Collage.

Dumbo Arts Festival - DUMBO
September 30, 2012 - DUMBO

500 artists, 100 studios, 50 galleries, and 100 programming partners converge for this art festival that highlights Brooklyn's vitality and contribution to fine art. Enjoy outdoor and indoor art exhibitions and installations that include digital art, musicians, poets, dance, and mixed media.

Dumbo Arts Festival - DUMBO
September 30, 2012 - DUMBO

500 artists, 100 studios, 50 galleries, and 100 programming partners converge for this art festival that highlights Brooklyn's vitality and contribution to fine art. Enjoy outdoor and indoor art exhibitions and installations that include digital art, musicians, poets, dance, and mixed media.

Sunday Family Bingo Night - The Moxie Spot
September 30, 2012 - Brooklyn Heights

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

Festival By The Sea - Lido Beach Town Park
September 30, 2012 - Lido Beach

Bring the entire family to the 32nd Annual Family Festival By The Sea, featuring live bands, great food, giant inflatables, children's shows, biathlon, petting zoo and more. Free admission and free parking. For more information, please contact the Department of Parks and Recreation at 516-292-9000.

Mona Lisa Smiles Again - Loft Artist Association
Through September 30, 2012 - Stamford

An exhibition comprised of new artwork based upon participating members personal reinterpretations of Leonardo DaVinci's Mona Lisa.

Children's Day at the Seaport - South Street Seaport
September 30, 2012 - Lower Manhattan

Children's Day originally started at the World Trade Center in 1993. This year there will be a special appearance by Sesame Street's Elmo to celebrate 10 years at the Seaport and 18 years since the very first event. Children's Day is a multi-faceted event that draws 30,000+ parents and children from across the tri-state area. Musical performances, walk-around characters, hands-on art projects, storytime events and vibrant theater entertain the stroller set. More free family entertainment closes the day with the Target fireworks spectacular and a family-focused concert on the Seaport's Pier 17 stage. Will take place rain or shine.

Back to School Drive - Families and Children Association
Through September 30, 2012 - Mineola

Family and Children's Association, Long Island's human service agency, will be accepting donations of new back-to-school supplies and clothing. This Back-to-School Drive is part of an annual effort by Family & Children's to help financially struggling Nassau County families make ends meet and prepare area children for a successful school year. This year, the agency is asking everyone to consider donating sneakers, sweatshirts and jeans along with the pencils, calculators, markers, backpacks and notebooks. If you don't have time to shop but want to help, visit www.familyandchildrens.org/donate or call 516-746-0350 x336 for exact day and time to drop off.

Mathnasium's 2nd Annual National TriMathlon - Mathnasium of New Hyde Park
September 30, 2012 - New Hyde Park

Sign up to play a fun-filled competition where kids in 3rd, 4th, 5th, and 6th grades compete in three challenging Math events- The Counting Game, Magic Squares Challenge, and Mental Math Workout. There will be goodie bags for participants, medals and prizes for local winners, and more than $10,000 in awards for national winners. All you have to do to participate is register online or mail or drop off a completed registration form to the Mathnasium Learning Center where you want to compete. Call for additional information.

Medieval Festival - Fort Tryon Park
September 30, 2012 - Manhattan

The Medieval Festival brings to life the customs and spirit of the Middle Ages. Manhattan's Fort Tryon Park is transformed into a medieval market town decorated with bright banners and processional flags. Performers, guests and festival goers dress in medieval costume. Visitors are greeted by authentic medieval music, dance, magic, and minstrels, as well as jugglers and jesters. The afternoon is concluded with a thrilling joust between four knights on horseback. Costumed vendors will be on hand to demonstrate and sell a wide variety of medieval crafts as well as food and drink.

An Afternoon with Irving Berlin - Somers Library
September 30, 2012 - Somers

The popular group, "The Two of Us Plus One" will perform many of Berlin's major hits, and provide biographical information about the composer and facts about his major works. Soprano Joanne Kant and Mezzo Soprano Wanda Grochowski have been performing together for ten years. Their current show includes such hit songs as "Alexander's Ragtime Band," "Blue Skies," "Always, "Oh, How I Hate to Get Up in the Morning," and of course, "God Bless America." Sponsored by the Friends of Somers Library. Register online at somerslibrary.org or call 914-232-5717.

East River Moon Festival - New Amsterdam Market
September 30, 2012 - New York

The first annual East River Moon Festival will introduce market-goers to the traditional mid-autumn harvest celebrations that take place throughout East Asia on the full moon day of the eighth month of the Chinese lunar calendar. The day-long festivities will include a traditional lion dance performance, Asian-inspired market fare, a dumpling making workshop with chef Wai Hon Chu from Wholefoods Culinary Center, and lantern making for children with the Museum of Chinese in America. At sundown, from 6-8pm, there will be a community lantern-lighting gathering.

Super Sprowtz Vegelicious Tour - Century 21 Department Store
September 30, 2012 - Rego Park

The Super Sprowtz are on a mission to make good food fun! Come see Colby Carrot, Brian Broccoli, Suzy Sweetpea, and the rest of the team for an afternoon of family fun complete with celebrity guests, puppet shows, healthy snacks, activities, prizes, and more.

Open Art Studio for Kids - Creative Art Space for Kids
September 30, 2012 - Lynbrook

CASK, The Creative Art Space for Kids Foundation is hosting an open studio for kids ages 5-12 yrs to come and explore their creativity in the CASK studio. Kids will have the opportunity to work with paints and drawing materials, get an inside view of the art center and meet the staff of artists. Children must be accompanied by an adult and should wear clothes that they can afford to get messy. Sign up for after-school or weekend classes during the open studio and save.

Free Concert for Children - Italian Academy at Columbia University
September 30, 2012 - Upper West Side

"Introducing the String Quartet" presented by the award winning Daedalus Quartet! This one hour concert will acquaint children with the wonderful world of the classical string quartet. Q&A session follows.

Tot Sukkot - Nanuet Hebrew Center
October 01, 2012 - New City

Families with children up to 6 years old are invited to celebrate the Jewish holiday of Sukkot. Participants will wrap apples, sing songs, and hear stories then enjoy a kiddush lunch. Pre-registration required by September 24.

Playtime at the Zoo - Bergen County Zoo
October 01, 2012 - Paramus

Children can play with animal-themed toys and meet a different live animal each week. Monday mornings through Oct. 22.

Free Trial Baby Yoga - Karma Kids Yoga
October 01, 2012 - New York

A class for all new moms. Get back in shape while strengthening the bond between you and your infant. Experience flowing asanas, challenging postures, and calming restorative time in a playful and safe environment for babies. Learn Baby Yoga exercises to strengthen growing muscles, aid in digestion, promote better sleeping patterns, and help your infant towards their next stage of development. Beginners welcome.

One Puzzle Piece at a Time - Yonkers Public Library-Riverfront
October 01, 2012 - Yonkers

Meeting for parents of Special Needs children. Community Room A. For information, contact Manuela Diaz at 917-836-9563.

Made with Love in the Evening - Floral Park Public Library
October 01, 2012 - Floral Park

This group of knitters has been on a mission to share the warmth of wool with those in need. Made With Love is always on the lookout for new members. Just bring your needles and yarn. All skill levels are welcome. There is no instructor for this group.

Live Jazz at The Rose Hunt Lounge - The Rose Hunt Restaurant & Lounge at Fox Hollow Long Island Hotel
October 01, 2012 - Woodbury

Enjoy free live jazz in the Piano Lounge. Features talented artist and a great ambience. You may also enjoy a prix fixe dinner menu for just $28 per person.

Lego Time - Brooklyn Public Library, Leonard branch
October 01, 2012 - Williamsburg

Kids let their imaginations fly with Legos.

Toddler Storyplay - Brooklyn Public Library, central branch
October 01, 2012 - Prospect Heights

Toddlers hear stories and play. Space is limited. Pick up a ticket at the Children's Reference Desk on the morning of the program.

Chess for Children - Brooklyn Public Library, Crown Heights branch
October 01, 2012 - Crown Heights

Kids learn chess basics and more.

'Yes, They Can!' A Practical Program for Raising Responsible and Confident Children - Rutgers Community Programs
October 01, 2012 - Upper West Side

Inspire your child to become happier, self-reliant, and successful at school and at home. In this free workshop, educator Sharon Youngman, M.Ed., founder and director of Good Parents, Great Kids, will help you implement a plan that sets your child up for success: getting ready for school on time, completing homework, putting away their toys, and preparing for bed, all without frustration or arguments. Come prepared with one everyday routine that you would like your child to do more independently. This workshop is most applicable for families with children ages 5 and older, though any parent is welcome to attend. RSVP required: [email protected] or 212-877-8227 x212.

Tales & Tunes - Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library
October 01, 2012 - Garnerville

Walkers up to 36 months and their caregivers are invited for stories, fingerplays, songs, and lots of bubbles. Pre-registration for this very popular program is required.

Tales & Tunes - Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library
October 01, 2012 - Garnerville

Walkers up to 36 months and their caregivers are invited for stories, fingerplays, songs, and lots of bubbles. Pre-registration for this popular program is required.

Stories & Craft - Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library
October 01, 2012 - Garnerville

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

Wee Craft Together - Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library
October 01, 2012 - Garnerville

Young artists, ages 2-4, are invited to listen to stories and make a seasonal craft with their parent or caregiver. Pre-registration is required.

Tea & Play - Green Meadow Waldorf School
October 01, 2012 - Chestnut Ridge

Parents of prospective students are invited to meet the school's Early Childhood faculty while their child plays nearby. Drop-ins welcome.

Tot Sukkot Program - Nanuet Hebrew Center
October 01, 2012 - New City

Families with children up to 6 years old are invited to celebrate the Jewish holiday of Sukkot. Activities include apple wrappings, songs, and storytelling followed by a Kiddush luncheon. Pre-registration is required.

Consciousness Explained - Somers Library
October 01, 2012 - Somers

What are hallucinations, nightmares, and deja vu? Are they real phenomena and if so, what would that reveal about the unconscious or the conscious mind? This talk will amplify upon these themes on the nature of what makes sentient creatures like ourselves unique, and yet so oblivious to how our primate brains actually work. Learn what makes us special as a species. Register online at somerslibrary.org or call 914-232-5717. Presented by Jim Sparks; sponsored by the Friends of Somers Library.

iPad Storytelling - North Forest Park Library
October 01, 2012 - Forest Hills

In this program designed for families with children affected by autism, participants will learn to use an iPad to enhance their problem solving skills by telling stories. iPads will be provided for exploration during the sessions. This program provides Spanish language support. Email [email protected] to register.

Table Tennis Club - Seaside Library
October 01, 2012 - Rockaway Park

The whole family can get some exercise and have fun by playing table tennis at Seaside. Paddles and balls will be provided.

Chess Club - Queens Village Library
October 01, 2012 - Queens Village

Practice your chess skills weekly on Monday and Thursday evenings.

Stories and More - Chappaqua Public Library
October 01, 2012 - Chappaqua

Stories and a surprise activity for children in grades K-2.

Monday Morning Storytime - Barnes and Noble Bookstore
October 01, 2012 - Bayside

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

Monday Afternoon Storytime - Barnes & Noble City Center
October 01, 2012 - White Plains

Storytime and activities kids and parents will love.

Get Moving Mondays: Free Zumba for Teens and Adults - Norwalk Public Library
October 01, 2012 - Norwalk

Get your groove on and get in shape at the library with free zumba classes. For ages 13 and up.

Toddler Time - Central Library
October 01, 2012 - Jamaica

Children ages 18 - 35 months and their caregivers can enjoy weekly story times with a children's librarian, songs, fingerplays, learning activities. Preregister online.

Roadmap to College - Queens Village Library
October 01, 2012 - Queens Village

Teens can get expert insight into standardized tests (PSAT, SAT, and ACT) and the college admissions process, including how to create a personal timeline, find their best-fit school, and maximize their admissions potential. Preregistration is required, www.PrincetonReview.com/Events or by phone at 800-273-8439. This is event #89190 and appears online as SAT Admissions Forum.

COPE Bereavement Support Group - Elias Hicks Historical Home
October 01, 2012 - Jericho

COPE, a grief and healing organization dedicated to supporting parents and families living with the loss of a child, holds support group meetings for parents two Mondays per month. Please call for more information.

You Oughta Be In Pictures - Lefrak City Library
October 01, 2012 - Corona

Calling all budding teen movie-makers! Do you like to act, write, edit, or direct? Teens can enter this contest to write and produce a homemade movie.

Making Sense of Your Tablet PC - Lakeview Public Library
October 01, 2012 - Rockville Centre

This class will help you to choose the right device, help you to navigate the process, and bring you up-to-date on trends. Please register in advance for all programs by calling or visiting the library.

Free Trial Baby Yoga - Karma Kids Yoga
October 01, 2012 - West Village

A beneficial class for all new moms, get back in shape while strengthening the bond between you and your infant. Experience flowing asanas, challenging postures, and calming restorative time in a playful and safe environment for babies. Learn Baby Yoga exercises to strengthen growing muscles, aid in digestion, promote better sleeping patterns, and help your infant towards their next stage of development. Beginners welcome.

Free 'Kid Power' Social Skills / Parenting Groups - Kid Esteem
Through October 06, 2012 - Lindenhurst

Fun, playful, educational workshops at Kid Esteem teach children ages 4-18 communications skills, positive self-expression, confidence, social skills, emotional intelligence and self-control. Parents learn effective loving discipline and behavior management strategies for positive results. Classes for children with anxiety, ADD / ADHD and Autism / PDD disorders as well.Call 631-321-6675 for registration and information.

Dalton Ghetti: 9-11 Memorial (3000 Tears) - Bellarmine Museum of Art
Through October 13, 2012 - Fairfield

The museum commemorates the eleventh anniversary of 9/11 by presenting 3000 Tears, Dalton Ghetti's tribute to 9/11, as well as three other works: Twin Towers, 2007, Sewing Needle and Spool, 2003, and Church, 1990. The artist created a memorial to honor the fallen by carving one teardrop every day for each of the victims. Averaging 300 teardrops per year, it took him 10 years to carve the 3,000 teardrops necessary to complete the project.

Poetry in Motion—Rewind, Pause, Fast Forward - Wilton Library
Through October 15, 2012 - Wilton

Students in grades 6-12 are invited to submit original poems (serious or humorous; short or long) about the past, present and/or future. Approximately 35 poems will be selected for an event in March 2013. Poems will be paired with art, music and/or dance for the live performances, as well as published in a commemorative book. Submit poems to [email protected] by October 15, 2012. Call Susan Lauricella at x243 for information.

Coat and Boot Drive for Children on the Pine Ridge Reservation in S. Dakota - Lakota Pine Ridge Children's Enrichment Project, Ltd. - Scarsdale Congregational Church
Through October 23, 2012 - Scarsdale

Through the months of September and October, LPRCEP will be running its 5th Annual Drive to Benefit the children of Pine Ridge Reservation. Donations can be dropped off at Scarsdale Congregational Church, in designated bins in the lobby. Donations will be sent to arrive on the Reservation by Saturday October 27, USA Weekend's designated "Make a Difference Day." Toy donations will be set aside for holiday parties. Call Cindy Dunne for information, or go to lakotakids.blogspot.com/2012/05/5th-annual-coat-boot-toy-and-book-drive.

Yorktown Farmers' Market - Yorktown
Through October 27, 2012 - Yorktown

Vendors offer fresh, local, and organic produce, bread and bakery items, cheese, pickles, and much more.

Exhibition - "Anywhere But Here" - Pelham Art Center
Through October 27, 2012 - Pelham

Sixteen artists interpret their experiences in and of the world through the metaphorical potential of maps and cartography. Free opening reception and all-age art workshop on Friday, September 14, 6:30-8pm. Exhibition runs through October 27.

Ridgewood Youthmarket - GrowNYC: Ridgewood Farmers Market
Through October 27, 2012 - Ridgewood

Families can support this special market,now in its fourth season. Youth from the Bushwick and Ridgewood community come out to this lively market each Saturday to sell fresh fruits and vegetables. Modeled after Greenmarket, Youthmarket is a unique solution to food access in NYC. GrowNYC purchases produce from Greenmarket farmers and trains young people from underserved areas of the city to operate a farm stand in their neighborhood as their own small business.

Muscoot Farmers' Market - Muscoot Farm
Through October 28, 2012 - Katonah

Fresh produce, meat, cheese, soap, candles, honey, maple syrup, flowers, fish, and baked goods are all available at the market.

Big Screen Politics 2012: Political Film Classics at the Adelphi University Performing Arts Center - Adelphi University Performing Arts Center
Through October 29, 2012 - Garden City

Adelphi University Performing Arts Center (AUPAC) and the Office of Continuing Education and Professional Development showcases six political-themed movies this Presidential election season. From comedy, drama, and thriller, the selected films feature all-star casts that don’t disappoint. The films include Election(9/24), Bob Roberts(10/1), Wag the Dog (10/8), Bulworth (10/15), All The President’s Men(10/22), and Recount (10/29). All screenings are at 7pm and are shown in the AUPAC Concert Hall on the brand new high definition 30-foot screen with surround sound. A post screening discussion is planned for each film with a special guest.

The Harlem Edge Cultivating Connections - Center for Architecture
Through October 31, 2012 -

The Emerging New York Architects (ENYA) Committee of the AIA NY Chapter is proud to announce the winners of its fifth biennial design ideas competition, The Harlem Edge | Cultivating Connections. One hundred seventy-eight (178) teams and individuals registered for the competition and more than ninety-eight (98) entries from sixteen (16) countries were submitted for judging. The winning entries will be exhibited at the Center for Architecture, 536 LaGuardia Place, New York, NY, this July and be published in a competition catalog. In coordination with the exhibition, ENYA will be hosting a symposium to discuss design issues related to the winning entries and possibilities for the future development of the site and its neighboring community. Congratulations to the winners: ENYA Prize, $5000: Sym'bio'pia Ting Chin and Yan Wang, Linearscape Architecture, New York, NY, USA 2nd Prize, $2500: The Hudson Exchange Eliza Higgins, Cyrus Patell, Chris Starkey, and Andrea Vittadini, Brooklyn, NY, USA 3rd Prize, $1000: Harlem Harvest Ryan Doyle, Guido Elgueta, and Tyler Caine, Brooklyn, NY, USA Student Prize, $1000: Stairway to Harlem Daniel Mowery, Student of Architecture, University of Virginia, USA Honorable Mentions: Continuum, by Nasiq Khan, and Scott Brandi, Bayside, NY, USA Subaqueous Promenade, by Doyoung Oh, and Jaemin Ha, London, United Kingdom/Boston, MA, USA New Marine Transfer Station, by Yashar Ghasemkhani, Arash Mesbah, and Pooneh Sadrimanesh, New York, NY, USA Land Over Water Agro-Pavilion, by Michael C. Kilroy, and Jonathan Sampson, Students of Architecture, University of New Mexico, USA Greenhouse Transformer, by Dongwoo Yim, and Rafael Luna, PRAUD, Boston, MA, USA

Revolutionary Garden - Fort Greene Park
Through October 31, 2012 - Brooklyn

Come visit and volunteer at a recreated revolutionary war-era garden, curated and built by Daly Clement, a professional gardener and educator. Email Clement to RSVP at [email protected]

Cat Photo Contest - Brooklyn Public Library, Clinton Hill Branch
Through October 31, 2012 - Clinton Hill

Take a funny picture of your cat and enter it in the Library's Cat Photo Contest. Winners receive an assortment of cat goodies--toys, food, fun things for cat lovers. The winning photo will be announced October 29. Contact the Library for further details.

The Migrant Project - Chelsea Market
Through October 31, 2012 - Chelsea

LA-based photographer Rick Nahmias has dedicated over a decade to creating awareness-raising art and food-centric projects. The Migrant Project photo exhibit explores California's agricultural workforce which provides approximately fifty percent of the produce consumed in the United States. Nahmias' social justice-themed media work has been shown across North America, Europe, and Asia, was presented on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives, is part of the permanent collection of the National Museum of American History at the Smithsonian, and is shown in several other private and public collections across the country. This marks the first time that The Migrant Project is showcased in New York City and also the first time it is exhibited in a food environment. The exhibition is free and on view through October in the market concourse.

Truck or Treat for City Harvest - Throughout New York City
Through October 31, 2012 - New York

Truck or Treat is City Harvest's Halloween initiative that allows children to partake in the fight against hunger in New York City by collecting donations while trick-or-treating. Although it seems like children only just dusted off their backpacks to head back to school, Halloween is right around the corner. Each year, participating children take along collection boxes shaped like City Harvest trucks as they go trick or treating. Every 25 cents collected will enable City Harvest to rescue one pound of food for a hungry New Yorker, so every coin really does count. To learn more, go to cityharvest.com/truckortreat, or contact [email protected] to get your school or children's organization involved.

Great Neck Farmers Market: Open For Business - Village Green
Through November 01, 2012 - Great Neck

Looking for some fresh produce or eggs? For some pasta, tomato sauce, fresh baked breads and pies? Or maybe some locally made pickles or cheese? The Great Neck Farmers Market has a wide range of high-quality, locally-produced offerings. You can even purchase freshly made doggie treats. Call 516-487-2975, x 123 for more information.

32nd Annual Faber Birren National Color Award Show - Stamford Art Association
Through November 01, 2012 - Stamford

An open juried art exhibit for distinguished and creative expression of color. The Faber Birren Color Award Show has grown from a regional exhibit to one of national scope, encouraging artists in all media.

A Stately Presence: The NYPD's Mounted Unit - New York City Police Museum
Through November 04, 2012 - Manhattan

New York City police have used horse-mounted officers since at least 1858, with the opening of Central Park. Since its formal organization in 1871, the Mounted Unit has evolved into one of the NYPD's most visible and elite police units. This exciting exhibit will explore their fascinating history and continuing day-to-day operations. Through artifacts that include saddles, harnesses and uniforms, paintings, video, and historic photographs, the exhibit will delve into the lives and work of the officers known by their nickname, "10-foot cops."

Foodies - Westport Arts Center
Through November 04, 2012 - Westport

A group show of work by its artist members featuring work in all media-- from painting and sculpture to video, and photography-- selected by food industry celebrities with ties to the local community. September 14-November 4, 2012.

Mother 2 Mother (M2M) Breastfeeding Support Group - Rockland County Department of Health
Through November 09, 2012 - Monsey

The Rockland County Department of Health encourages nursing mothers (and babies) and pregnant women to attend this free meeting to help them get started or continue breastfeeding successfully. The group meets the second Friday of each month and is led by Health Department Certified Lactation Counselors.For more information call the Breastfeeding Promotion and Support Program Monday-Friday, 9am-5 pm at 845-364-3865 or e-mail [email protected]

Mother Mother (M2M) Breastfeeding Support Group - Rockland County Department of Health
Through November 09, 2012 - Spring Valley

The Rockland County Department of Health encourages nursing mothers (and babies) and pregnant women to attend this free meeting to help them get started or continue breastfeeding successfully. The group meets the third Monday of each month and is led by Health Department Certified Lactation Counselors.For more information call the Breastfeeding Promotion and Support Program Monday-Friday, 9am-5 pm at 845-364-3865 or e-mail [email protected]

Farmers' Market @ PepsiCo - PepsiCo
Through November 14, 2012 - Purchase

Local produce and specialty items made from local ingredients every Wednesday.

Spring Valley Farmers Market -
Through November 14, 2012 - Spring Valley

Shop for fresh local apples, radishes, beets, eggs, meats, multi-grain breads, pastry, honey, chutneys, pickles, cider, and much more. Wednesdays through Nov. 14. Rain or shine.

New Rochelle Farmers' Market - New Rochelle
Through November 16, 2012 - New Rochelle

Fresh, local baked goods, fruit, herbs, organic produce, specialty foods, vegetables, and more.

Bronxville Farmers' Market - Bronxville
Through November 17, 2012 - Bronxville

Vendors offer fresh produce, including organic produce, pasture raised meats, and eggs, fish fresh from Montauk, honey, maple syrup, pickles, cheese, breads, baked goods, quiche, dips, soups, herbs, lavender and lavender products, local wines, field-cut wild flowers, bottled milk, granola, soups, cookies, hand made soaps and lotions, home spun fibers for knitting, and chutney.

Hunt's Point Farmers' Market - Msr. Raul Del Valle Square at Southern Boulevard and E.163rd Street
Through November 17, 2012 - Bronx

Featuring fresh, local produce Find fresh local apples, radishes, beets, eggs, meats, multi-grain breads, pastry, honey, chutneys, pickles, cider, and much more. EBT accepted.

Pelham Farmers' Market - Pelham
Through November 17, 2012 - Pelham

Fresh, local baked goods, cut flowers, fruit, herbs, plants, prepared foods, specialty foods, vegetables, wines, and more.

Tarrytown Farmers' Market - Tarrytown
Through November 17, 2012 - Tarrytown

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

EmblemHealth and Harvest Home Farmer’s Markets - Roy Wilkins Park
Through November 17, 2012 - Queens

EmblemHealth and Harvest Home Farmer’s Markets are offering locally grown fruits and vegetables, cooking demonstrations and health and wellness screenings through the “Eating for Good Health” program which runs through November 17,2012.

Grow NYC GreenMarket - Socrates Sculpture Park
Through November 17, 2012 - Long Island City

This market serves the Long Island City and Astoria communities with farm-fresh fruits and vegetables and family-friendly activities every week.

- Piermont Farmers' Market
Through November 18, 2012 - Piermont

Shop for fresh local produce, eggs, meats, multi-grain breads, pastry, honey, chutneys, pickles, cider, and more. Held each Sunday through November 18.

Forest Hills Greenmarket - Forest Hills (outside Post Office)
Through November 18, 2012 - Forest Hills

Features fresh, locally-grown vegetables, orchard fruit, nuts, coffee, berries, potted plants, flowers, honey, fresh seafood, breads, pastries, and more. This market is open Sundays through Nov. 18.

Grow NYC: Elmhurst Greenmarket - Elmhurst Hospital
Through November 20, 2012 - Elmhurst

Families can enjoy this market located along an entrance to Elmhurst hospital, which offers a variety of local produce, orchard fruit, picked at its peak of ripeness, hearty vegetables grown in the nutrient-rich soil of Orange County's "Black Dirt" region, and freshly baked bread, pastries and granola. The market, which is open thru November 20,2012, promotes healthy living, offering recipes and cooking demonstrations to entice even the most timid of eaters and home cooks.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Nature on the Go - Prospect Park Audubon Center
Through November 25, 2012 - Flatbush

Kids have fun out in nature by playing animal charades, pretending to be a bat trying to catch a moth, or joining in many other fun and active nature games that teaches them about the nature around us. Led by a park naturalist.

Mother 2 Mother (M2M) Breastfeeding Support Group - Rockland County Department of Health
Through November 26, 2012 - Haverstraw

The Rockland County Department of Health encourages nursing mothers (and babies) and pregnant women to attend this free meeting to help them get started or continue breastfeeding successfully. The group meets the fourth Monday of each month and is led by Health Department Certified Lactation Counselors.For more information call the Breastfeeding Promotion and Support Program Monday-Friday, 9am-5 pm at 845-364-3865 or e-mail [email protected]

Compost your Food Scraps! - Queens Public Library at Steinway
Through November 30, 2012 - Astoria

Parents can teach their children about sustainability by modeling green behaviors like composting. Simply bring your frozen food scraps including fruit and vegetable scraps like peels, skins, or seeds), coffee grounds (including the paper filter), tea bags, eggshells, nutshells, plain bread, and pasta (no toppings) to the weekly food waste drop off location. The Western Queens Compost Initiative will turn the rest of your food waste into a nutrient-rich compost.

Diabetes Self-Management Workshop - New York Methodist Hospital
Through November 30, 2012 - Midwood

This workshop provides helpful information for managing and living with diabetes. Call to register (required).

Toddler Time - Brooklyn Public Library, Kings Bay branch
Through December 03, 2012 - Homecrest

Babies and toddlers hear stories, sing songs and rhymes, and play.

Studio School Tours and Open Houses - The Studio School
Through December 05, 2012 - Upper West Side

The morning tours give you an opportunity to see the teachers and students working together in the classrooms. You will receive an overview of the program and the Studio Approach, and have a Q&A session with the head of school. Studio parents will also be present to meet and greet you.

Elements of Peace - Thomas J. Walsh Art Gallery - Fairfield University
Through December 09, 2012 - Fairfield 06824

Mankind's universal and elusive quest for peace is the inspiration for artist Marlene Siff in this exhibition displaying 47 recent paintings, works on paper, sculpture, mobiles and maquettes of large multi-dimensional constructions, and features works that range from vivid explosions of color to subtle white meditative paintings.

Larchmont Farmers' Market - Larchmont
Through December 15, 2012 - Larchmont

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

Ossining Farmers' Market - Ossining
Through December 15, 2012 - Ossining

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

Pleasantville Farmers' Market - Pleasantville
Through December 15, 2012 - Pleasantville

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

Rye Farmers' Market - Rye
Through December 16, 2012 - Rye

Fresh, local baked goods, cheese, cut flowers, dairy products, fruit, hand-made soaps, herbs, meats, organic produce, plants, prepared foods, specialty foods, vegetables, wines, and more.

Toddler Story Time - Dennis P. McHugh Piermont Public Library
Through December 17, 2012 - Piermont

Bring your little one, ages 6 months to 5 years, for stories and songs. Pre-registration is required. Meets every Monday except holidays.

Music Classes for Children - Dennis P. McHugh Piermont Public Library
Through December 19, 2012 - Piermont

Young children are given the chance to develop basic competence in music by providing them with a rich musical experience in a relaxed and playful environment. Presented by Moon River Music Together with Catherine Rubin, the class teaches music through play. Meets the third Wednesday of each month.

New Amsterdam Market - New Amsterdam Market
Through December 23, 2012 - Lower Manhattan

New Amsterdam Market weekly Sunday outdoor market reopens April 29! It is held in front of the old Fulton Fish Market in Lower Manhattan on South Street between Beekman Street and Peck Slip. With over 40 regional food vendors each week selling produce, cheeses, fish, meats, breads, and delicious pastries and treats for a light lunch by the East River. The season kicks off with Bread Pavilion with over 15 bread bakers using local NYS flour. For more information visit newamsterdammarket.org.

Tot Shabbat - Congregation Sons of Israel
Through December 29, 2012 - Upper Nyack

Share a family experience of singing, dancing, and praying as well as a weekly story and other activities. Each Saturday through December.

Sha'Baby Shabbat - Romemu
Through December 31, 2012 - Upper West Side

Sha'Baby engages your child's special energy to warm him/her up for creating sacred time during Shabbat. Dancing, laughing, praying, and singing are all a part of this special Shabbat service.

Volunteer Opportunities - Big Brothers Big Sisters of Rockland County
Through December 31, 2012 - New City

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Rockland County is seeking mentors, especially men, to volunteer as role model friends for youth in our community. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age, have a valid driver's license and transportation, be covered under automobile insurance, and able to commit to volunteer for a minimum of four hours per month for one year. Call or go online for an application.

The Cultural Sunday Kidschool and Bar and Bat Mitzvah Programs - City Congregation for Humanistic Judaism
Through December 31, 2012 - Upper West Side

This class allow youngsters to connect to their Jewish heritage from a secular perspective. Two Sundays a month, children ages five and up have fun exploring Jewish history, traditions, holidays, culture, and ethics. The innovative Bar/Bat Mitzvah program involves classes and an individual mentored journey to discover roots, connections, and beliefs.

Recovery in Action - Barnum Museum
Through December 31, 2012 - Bridgeport

The museum is now partially reopened two days a week while reparations are made on the museum which was hit by a tornado in 2010. A unique exhibition, Recovery in Action, will be presented on Thursdays and Fridays in the People's United Bank Gallery. Visitors gain insight into the complexities of a disaster recovery in a museum setting. The museum's collection of unique artifacts, including Tom Thumb's miniature carriages and P.T. Barnum's ornate furniture, will be among the many items on view.

Stroller Strides - The Source Mall
Through January 01, 2013 - Westbury

Fitness for moms, fun for baby. Workout with your little ones in tow, while they are entertained and having fun. Moms meet other moms, make strides in fitness, motherhood, and life. Your first class is FREE. Contact [email protected] for more information.

Stroller Strides - The Source Mall
Through January 11, 2013 - Westbury

Fitness for moms, fun for baby. Workout with your little ones in tow, while they are entertained and having fun. Moms meet other moms, make strides in fitness, motherhood, and life. Your first class is FREE. Call to register. Classes run through January 11, 2013

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.

Artist's Studio Space - Greenburgh Public Library
Through March 31, 2013 - Elmsford

An intergenerational program for tweens, teens, and adults. Draw Manga & Fine Art. Call Kate Colquitt at (914) 721-8224 for more information. Saturdays, March 3, 17, and 31.

Zumbatomic Zumba for Kids - The Dance Treatment
Through April 28, 2013 - Mineola

Get ready for a Zumba fun fitness class for kids ages 5-9 and 9-12. Classes are available for adults, too. The first class is free.

Shababa™ Saturday Mornings with Karina - 92Y
Through May 25, 2013 - Upper East Side

Celebrate the joys of Shabbat with the Shababa™ community in this intergenerational family Shabbat experience including singing, art projects, playground visits, holiday themed celebrations, and more. Saturdays, ongoing, 10:30am-12pm.

Shababa™ Saturday Club - 92Y
Through May 25, 2013 - Upper East Side

Let your child explore and expand their connection to Shabbat, Jewish holidays, and Jewish values in a warm, informal communal setting. The staff will engage them through creative and traditional approaches. Saturdays, ongoing, 10:30am-12pm.

Junior Congregation - New City Jewish Center
Through June 15, 2013 - New City

Kids review highlights of the synagogue's weekly Shabbat service, discuss the weekly Torah portion, play games, then lead the congregation in prayers. Saturdays through June 15.

Junior Junior Congregation - New City Jewish Center
Through June 15, 2013 - New City

kids pre-school through second grade can sing Shabbat songs, talk about the Torah portion of the week, have a snack, then return to the main sanctuary to lead the congregation in Adon Olam. Saturdays through June 15.

Sculpture Mystery: The Great Art Caper - Hofstra University Museum
Through January 01, 2014 - Hempstead

Uncover clues to help solve a mystery in the outdoor sculpture collection. Pick up your caper kit at Emily Lowe Gallery, have fun while discovering more about these works, and at the end of the caper return to Emily Lowe Gallery for a prize. For everyone ages 4-9 and their grown-up companions all year-round. The program runs through January 1, 2014.

Sculpture Exploration Backpack - Hofstra University Museum
Through January 01, 2014 - Hempstead

Kids and their grown up companions can stop in at the Hofstra University Museum's Emily Lowe Gallery, and pick up a backpack. At the end of your tour, return the backpack and each child will receive a small gift from the Museum. The program runs through January 1, 2014.

Outdoor Sculpture Biennial - Adelphi University
Through May 31, 2014 - Garden City

See the work of 10 skilled sculptors located throughout the scenic 75-acre arboretum on the Garden City campus. This outdoor installation showcases the talents of Miggy Buck (NY), John Clement (NY), Maria Hall (NY), Ed Haugevik (NY), William King (NY), Anti Liu (NY), Johnny Poux (NY), Kim Radochia (MA), Christopher Saucedo (NY), and Hans Van de Bovenkamp (NY). Works of art encompass use of various materials-steel, bronze, aluminum, concrete and reflective mirrors. These man-made creations are transposed into poetic visual narrations. The exhibition runs through May 31, 2014.

FREE Crafts for Kids - Lakeshore Learning Store
Through September 15, 2030 - Scarsdale

A different project every Saturday.

Understanding Memory Loss - Somers Library
Through June 04, 2102 - Somers

This program helps the audience distinguish between Alzheimer's Disease and age-associated memory impairment. Learn what the 10 warning signs of Alzheimer's Disease are, along with guidance on how to obtain a diagnosis and what treatments are currently available. Register online at somerslibrary.org or call 914-232-5717.

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