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Feb. 27-March 1 Weekend Highlights by NYMetroParents
Attend Film and Food Festivals Just for Kids, Explore a World of LEGOs, and Enjoy Free Chocolate

Feb. 27-March 1
'Shaun the Sheep the Movie' makes its East Coast premiere at the
New York Children's International Film Festival.

Explore the world without leaving the city! The New York International Children's Film Festival kicks off this weekend and will be showcasing hundreds of the best new films from around the world, just for kids. Use code BAP15 when purchasing tickets for a $2 discount! You can enjoy movies about the city we know and love, too. See Brooklyn Boheme, a documentary about the active black arts movement in Brooklyn in the 1980s-90s. Watch the Sharks and the Jets dance across the city in the classic West Side Story. If your kids prefer movies about animals, stop by the Maritime Aquarium in Norwalk, CT for IMAX shows about rescuing baby orangutans and elephants and the recovery of endangered humpback whales!  


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Saturday, Feb. 28
Summer and Adventure Camp Registration Kickoff
New Canaan Nature Center, New Canaan, CT
Children ages 3-15 can learn about the camps at New Canaan Nature Center, with 40 acres of ponds, fields, and forests for campers to explore. 

Saturday, Feb. 28
Interactive Story Hour
Kumon of the West Village, Manhattan
An event with Laura DiSiena, author of Hippos Can't Swim and Other Fun Facts, for children who love learning about topics as varied as animals, rainbows, and transportation! 

Sunday, March 1
Everything Kids Expo Focus on Camps
Match Point NYC, Brooklyn
Looking for the perfect camp for your child? Meet facilities that offer programs, both local and sleep-away. Attend a soccer clinic hosted by New York Cosmos at 12pm.

Saturday, March 14
Taylor 2 Dance Performance
Flushing Town Hall, Queens
This modern dance troupe is unhindered by technical limitations. The performance includes the sunny Aureole and the serious The Uncommitted, with a brief intermission.

Sunday, March 15
Girls World Expo
Terrace on the Park, Queens
A nationwide event where teen girls enjoy meeting successful women from their own community. Participants attend workshops, hear speakers, see demonstrations, and have fun!

Sunday, March 22
LIU Post — Long Island University, Brookville
For moms, by moms. Learn about products and services that benefit your family, talk with service providers, and get advice.
Top 20 Activities for Kids

Friday, Feb. 27

• See the fun Sesame Street Live! Make a New Friend in Manhattan. Also on Saturday and Sunday.

• Participate in hands-on activities in a Family Engineering Workshop in Brooklyn

• Be inspired by Captivating Chinese Music and Dance in Queens

• Create a craft at Blooming with Love Flowers on Long Island

• Get groovy during Family Jams featuring Music for Aardvarks in Westchester

• Celebrate at a Purim Costume Party in
Greenwich, CT

Saturday, Feb. 28

• Enjoy cooking and eating at the Kids Food Festival 2015 in Manhattan. Also on Sunday.

• Take a Free 3-D Printing Class in Brooklyn

• Have a fun afternoon while raising funds for a local boy with leukemia during Benefit for Benjamin in Queens

• See a live presentation of Nocturnal Animals on Long Island

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• Visit the Paint the Mall Red Health and Wellness Expo on Long Island

• Explore a world made of LEGOs at Larchmont BrickFest in Westchester. Also on Sunday and next weekend.

• Learn about Maple Sugaring before making your own syrup in Rockland

• Go on a Seal Spotting Cruise in Norwalk, CT

Sunday, March 1

• Attend opening weekend of The Orchard Show: Chandeliers flower exhibit in Manhattan. On display through April 19.

• Giggle along to Little Laffs Children's Variety Show in Brooklyn 

• Join a festive celebration of Irish culture at St. Pat's for All for 2015 in Queens

• Delight your sweet tooth with delicious samples at the Chocolate World Expo on Long Island

• Join in the Lunar New Year Celebration of Chinese Traditional Arts in Westchester

• Make the traditional triangular cookie at Purim Carnival Hamentashen in Greenwich, CT

Search our camps and summer programs directoryto find the perfect fit
for your child. 
Visit Family-Friendly Museums
Search our comprehensive guide of the best kid-friendly museums in the New York metro area.
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Where to Find Us

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

Online Calendar
View all the kid-friendly activities happening this weekend. 


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Have you ever wondered if you could see your child on the cover of our magazine? You can! We host a cover contest each year to give local kids the chance to be featured. You can read the official rules here, or head on over to our Cover Contest FAQ. And see how much fun last year's nine adorable finalists had in our behind-the-scenes look at the photo shoot!

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