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7 free things to do in NYC with kids this week: Sept 16–20

This week, hear author storytimes, see an outdoor photography exhibit and craft a marine-themed lantern without spending a dime.


What's the best after-school activity? Why, a free one of course! Take your child to one of these free things to do, including make-your-own lanterns at Morningside Lights, author appearances and the annual Photoville in Brooklyn Bridge Park.

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  • Photographer: Filip Wolak

    1. Try authentic cannolis and knock-off cronuts at Little Italy's Feast of San Gennaro.

  • Photograph: Filip Wolak

    2. Design a marine-themed lantern and show it off in a twilight procession at Morningside Lights.

  • 3. Peruse the shipping containers on Brooklyn Bridge Park's Pier 5, which will display works of art and photojournalism at Photoville.

     

  • 4. Celebrate the release of comic artist Liniers' new book, see a multimedia presentation and hear live music at the TOON Comics Extravaganza.

  • 5. Hear readings by authors Wendy Mass and Suzanne Selfors at the Bank Street Bookstore.

  • 6. Make popsicles with the folks from People's Pops at Play With Your Food.

  • Photograph: Courtesy of Disney

    7. Settle in for free pizza and Fantasia at Charlotte's Place.

Photographer: Filip Wolak

1. Try authentic cannolis and knock-off cronuts at Little Italy's Feast of San Gennaro.


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