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Aug. 22-24 Weekend Highlights by NYMetroParents

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Arthur Ashe Kids' Day, Dutchess County Fair, and Family Field Day

Aug. 22-24


Kids can participate in tennis clinics at Arthur Ashe Kids' Day in Queens on Aug. 23.

This weekend Queens is serving love. Kicking off the 2014 US Open tennis tournament, Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day in Queens offers fun for the whole family. Throughout the day kids of all experience levels can participate in tennis clinics (they’ll probably want tennis lessons after), games, watch amazing tennis demonstrations, and even meet pro athletes.


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Sunday, Aug. 24
Rattled Expo
The Warsaw, Brooklyn
Enjoy activities, complimentary juice bar, face painting, raffle prizes, and workshops, as well as access to eco-friendly baby products, new and vintage children's clothing, and parenting ideas and services at NYC's coolest baby and family fair.

Saturday, Aug. 30 and Monday, Sept. 1
Omar's Summer Send-Off
Forest Park Carousel, Queens
Fantasy Forest Amusement Park, Queens
Join Omar Olusion for a magical holiday weekend dance party at Forest Park Carousel in Woodhaven, Queens or Fantasy Forest Amusement Park in Flushing, Queens.

Sunday, Aug. 31
Champu the Magician
Fantasy Forest Amusement Park, Queens
Witness the wonders of Champu as he displays his magical talents in this interactive show that's sure to engage and amaze guests.

Monday, Sept. 1
Zabo's Circus Show
Forest Park Carousel, Queens
Watch Zabo the Clown put on a one-clown show so full of fun (juggling, unicycling, and more), you'll feel that you're watching a 3-ring circus!

Top 20 Activities for Kids

Friday, Aug. 22

• Enjoy a carousel ride to end Alzheimer's in Queens

• See an outdoor showing of The Wizard of Oz at RiverFlicks Family Fridays in Manhattan

• Be dazzled by a fireworks display at Coney Island in Brooklyn

• Join an energetic exploration of the environment during Green Teens on Long Island

• Browse jewelry of all kinds at the International Gem and Jewelry Show in Westchester

• View the sky at Observatory Visitors' Night at the Stamford Museum and Nature Center in Stamford, CT

Saturday, Aug. 23

• Uncover the history of one of New York City's oldest neighborhoods during Chinatown: A Walk Through History in Manhattan

• Play games of all shapes and sizes during Family Field Day at Brooklyn Bridge Park

• Kick off the 2014 US Open tennis tournament at the 19th annual Arthur Ashe Kids' Day in Queens

• Retrace history with Isadora Duncan Dance Company's performance of The Art of Isadora in Westchester

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Saturday, Aug. 23 (cont'd)

• See farm animals, ride rides, play games, and more at the Dutchess County Fair in nearby Dutchess County. Also on Friday and Sunday.

• Attend an old fashioned agricultural fair at the Greenfield Hill Grange Fair in Fairfield, CT

• Enjoy bagpipes, concerts, caber tossing, and kids' games at the Long Island Scottish Festival and Highland Games on Long Island

• Meet baby turtles during their first outdoor adventure at Hatchling Turtle Day on Long Island

Sunday, Aug. 24

• Raise funds for Al's Angels during Cones for Kids at Saugatuck Sweets in Westport, CT. Also on Saturday.

• Sit near Glenview's Great Hall fireplace and hear a story at Tea at Three in Westchester

• Experience entertainment, face painting, a DJ, and free giveaways at the Back to School Event on Long Island

• Visit the coolest baby and family fair at the Rattled Expo in Brooklyn

• Don't miss EMERGENCY!!! Or the World Takes a Selfie, a rip-roaring outdoor musical comedy in Queens

• Participate in a free hands-on art making workshop at CMA's Island Outpost on Governor's Island

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