Things to do with kids in NYC this weekend
Looking for things to do in NYC with your brood? Hit up these fun weekend-long happenings
Thu Mar 26 2015
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The beloved Bindlestiffs return for their 20th annual season with a two-day engagement, full of juggling, sideshow stunts, live music and acrobatic silliness.
Prospect Park Audubon Center staff will lead discussions and explorations of the wildlife in Prospect Park. In April, head out on adventure hikes to explore Leaf Litter Critters including soil dwellers, and fungus (meet at Eastwood tent). At The Peninsula tent, kids can also explore aquatic creatures on guided walks along the lake. Availability is first-come, first-served. Meet at White Levy Esplanade. Ages 8 to 15.
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Trek out to the working farm for a country carnival, held in the apple orchard. Among the festive offerings are amusement rides, midway games, hayrides and a magic show in the barn. All ages.
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European troupe Lyngo Theatre Company brings its specialized brand of object theater to NYC babes. The interactive, intimate show gathers little ones in a circle with performers Percy and April to celebrate the four seasons with help from some props representing rain, falling leaves, snow, butterfies and the titular egg. Ages 2 to 5.
Have your brunch with a side of kid-friendly flicks at Niteawk Cinema's fantasty film series, featuring magical movies that will charm the whole family. The indie theater will screen The Princess Bride (April 4 and 5), Spirited Away (April 11 and 12), Explorers (April 18 and 19) and The Neverending Story (April 25 and 26) to get the kids in the spirit, with the option of fare like French toast and breakfast tacos at an additional cost. Ages 8 and up.
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