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Jan. 23-25 Weekend Highlights by NYMetroParents


The Weekend Agenda
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See Trains, Explore Winter Sports, and Eat Chocolate

Jan. 23-25
Enjoy train exhibits, museums, and rides such as the Solar Express at Stepping Stones Museum for Children in Norwalk, CT.

All aboard! The Great Westchester Toy & Train Show comes to White Plains Sunday, Jan. 25. Discover new and antique toys and trains, all gauges, train parts, layouts, appraisals, die-cast automobiles, books, test tracks, toy soldiers, Match Box, Star Wars, Thomas and Friends, games, and toys for all ages. Get your train fill year-round at train exhibits, museums, and rides across the NY metro area. For fun exhibits and hands-on history of all kinds, check out our guide to the best family-friendly museums.  


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Saturday, Jan. 24
Spherus featuring International
Juggling Champion Greg Kennedy

Flushing Town Hall, Queens
Spherus, a nonverbal show, features an international juggling champion and two aerial acrobats. Witness structural shape creations, dazzling artistry on trapeze, and spinning hoops.

Sunday, Feb. 8
33rd Annual Westchester Camp & Activities Fair
Crowne Plaza, White Plains
The fair will feature more than 50 camps, including day, specialty, and sleepaway camps, and give parents the opportunity to do all of their camp research.

Tuesday, Feb. 17-Friday, Feb. 20
Mid-Winter Mini-Camp
Prospect Park Zoo, Brooklyn
Spend the winter recess exploring the Zoo, meeting special animal guests, and taking part in fun activities.

Tuesday, Feb. 17-Friday, Feb. 20
Holiday Recess Camp—Animal Stories
Queens Zoo, Queens
This mini-camp includes up-close animal encounters, arts and crafts, and exciting hands-on experiments.
Top 20 Activities for Kids

Friday, Jan. 23

• Drop anchor at the Progressive Insurance New York Boat Show in Manhattan. Also on Saturday and Sunday.

• Learn Arty Facts and create artwork in Brooklyn

• Get cooking at Family Science Adventure: Kitchen Chemistry in Queens

• Follow along to stories and music during Picture Book Time on Long Island

• Enjoy a Wintertime Film & Fluffy Craft in Rockland

• Observe Winter Constellations in Stamford, CT

Saturday, Jan. 24

• Attend Winter Jam, a free winter sports festival, in Manhattan

• Join a hands-on celebration of technology, imagination, and crafts during Inventgenuity Festival in Brooklyn

• Sing along with Julie Andrews at Karaoke at the movies — Mary Poppins in Queens

• Laugh at a comedy performance by Plaza Theatrical Productions, Inc. on Long Island

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Saturday, Jan. 24 (cont'd)

• Learn about your skeleton at Bone-a-fide Fun! on Long Island

• View contemporary art, sculpture, and photography at the 42nd Annual Art Show: Bedford in Westchester. Also on Sunday.

• Listen to I Love You Day & Night Storytime in Rockland

• Explore history during The Story of the Oregon Trail in Norwalk, CT

Sunday, Jan. 25

• Enjoy a live re-enactment of a classic at The 40th Anniversary of Tuck Everlasting in Manhattan

• Join in the Mil's Trills 5th Annual Winter Bash, an explosion of music, art, and community, in Brooklyn

• Chuckle at comedy from the 1920s and '30s during Winter Classic Cartoons! in Queens

• Enjoy bowling, pizza, and fun at The Friendship Circle Bowling Buddies on Long Island

• Eat and play during Spaghetti and Bingo in Rockland

• Satisfy your sweet teeth at The Chocolate Expo in Norwalk, CT
Explore listings of public, parochial, and private schools, and other academic facilities in the New York metro area
Where to Go Skiing and Snow Boarding
Hit the slopes! Don your snow gear and strap on your skis or board at these winter sport havens.
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Where to Find Us

Score discount tickets to top Broadway shows for the entire family at TheaterMania.com.

Online Calendar
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