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Things to do with kids in New York, including events this week, free things to do, fairs and festivals, story time, theater for kids, and kids' entertainment.

Family getaways

Bounce Trampoline Sports, winter day trips 2013

Bounce Trampoline Sports, winter day trips 2013 Photograph: Joel Darelius

Bounce Trampoline Sports

Few things elicit smiles as readily as a trampoline—test the theory on your family at this indoor sports center in Syosset, NY.

Fairs and festivals

Brooklyn Kids Block Party

Rock along to musical performances by kid's favorites this summer.

  1. Albee Square DeKalb Ave, between Fulton St and Bond St
  2. Thu Sep 18
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Brooklyn Book Festival 2014

  • Free

The ninth annual kid-lit fest returns to Brooklyn Heights with authors

  1. Brooklyn Borough Hall and Plaza 209 Joralemon St, between Adams and Court Sts
  2. Sun Sep 21
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Morningside Lights

  • Critics choice
  • Free

The third annual event organized by Columbia University’s Miller Theatre

  1. Morningside Park Morningside Drive, from 110th to 123rd Sts
  2. Sat Sep 20 - Sat Sep 27
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Chile Pepper Festival

  • Price band: 2/4
  • Critics choice

Even kids who aren't fans of spicy food will get a kick out of the lively

  1. Brooklyn Botanic Garden 990 Washington Ave, at President St
  2. Sat Sep 27
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Theater for kids

The Billy-Club Puppets

  • Price band: 2/4

This classic Spanish tale by playwright Federico Garcia Lorca, tells the

  1. Teatro SEA Clemente Soto Vélez Cultural & Educational Center, 107 Suffolk St, at Rivington St, 10002
  2. Sat Sep 27
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The Old Man and The Old Moon

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Price band: 2/4
  • Critics choice

PigPen Theatre Co., a harmonious band of college buddies turned

  1. New Victory Theater 209 W 42nd St, between Seventh and Eighth Aves
  2. Fri Sep 26 - Mon Oct 13
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  • Price band: 3/4

Tweens will venture into the woods of 18th-century New York to meet

  1. Players Theatre 115 MacDougal St, at Minetta Ln
  2. Sat Sep 20 - Sun Nov 9
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"The Butterfly Girl"

In this production from Vital Theatre Company, Velma Gratch finds herself

  1. Vital Children’s Theatre 2162 Broadway, at 76th St, fourth floor
  2. Sat Sep 20 - Sun Nov 16
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Events for kids by date

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    Superheroes-in-training are granted special S.H.I....

  2. Mad. Sq. Eats

    Bring the whole family- and your appetites- to Mad...

  3. "Mac Conner: A New...

    McCauley ("Mac") Conner made a career in the publi...

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