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Mark your calendar with these 28 cool family activities (think shows, museum exhibits and celebrations), one for each day in February.

  • Photograph: Noah Fecks

    February 2013 calendar of family activities

    Grand Central Terminal Centennial

  • Photograph: Jim Britt

    February 2013 calendar of family activities

    Illuminated: Inner Child

  • Photograph: Beowulf Sheehan

    February 2013 calendar of family activities

    BAMkids Film Festival

  • February 2013 calendar of family activities

    Winter Film Festival

  • Photograph: Daniel Gilbey

    February 2013 calendar of family activities

    National Pancake Day

  • Photograph: Canstruction/Kevin Wick

    February 2013 calendar of family activities

    Canstruction

  • Photograph: Courtesy of the Children's Museum of Manhattan

    February 2013 calendar of family activities

    "10-Foot Cops: The NYPD's Mounted Unit"

  • Photograph: Joe Levack

    February 2013 calendar of family activities

    "Gravity and Grace: The Monumental Works of El Anatsui"

  • Peter Saul

    February 2013 calendar of family activities

    Highway of Social Justice by Peter Saul, in "Sinister Pop" at the Whitney

  • Courtesy Morgan Museum & Library

    February 2013 calendar of family activities

    "Drawing Surrealism"

  • Photograph: Annie Watt

    February 2013 calendar of family activities

    Masterpiece Mondays at the Jewish Museum

  • Courtesy New York Hall of Science

    February 2013 calendar of family activities

    "Tony Hawk/Rad Science"

  • Photograph: Courtesy of VEE Corporation

    February 2013 calendar of family activities

    Sesame Street Live: Elmo's Super Heroes

  • Photograph: Courtesy of TADA!

    February 2013 calendar of family activities

    The Little Moon Theater

  • Courtesy Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

    February 2013 calendar of family activities

    "Gutai: Splendid Playground"

  • Photographer: Eric Harvey Brown

    February 2013 calendar of family activities

    Lunar New Year Parade & Festival in Chinatown

  • Courtesy New-York Historical Society

    February 2013 calendar of family activities

    Presidents in Residence

  • Photograph: Sun Productions

    February 2013 calendar of family activities

    Show Way

  • Photograph: Courtesy of the New York Transit Museum

    February 2013 calendar of family activities

    Create a Grand Central City

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    "John Nickle: Selected Illustrations, 1988–2012" at the 92nd Street Y

  • Photograph: Gary Gross

    February 2013 calendar of family activities

    Scooby-Doo Live! Musical Mysteries

  • Photograph: Todd Rosenberg

    February 2013 calendar of family activities

    Justin Roberts and the Not Ready for Naptime Players

  • Photograph: Jeff Larkin

    February 2013 calendar of family activities

    Bunnicula

  • Courtesy Children's Museum of Manhattan

    February 2013 calendar of family activities

    "Face to Face"

  • Courtesy Liberty Science Center

    February 2013 calendar of family activities

    "Avatar: The Exhibition"

  • Photograph: Tony Lewis

    February 2013 calendar of family activities

    Grug

Photograph: Noah Fecks

February 2013 calendar of family activities

Grand Central Terminal Centennial


It may be a short month, but February 2013 is jam-packed with family activities. We can't wait to check out new exhibits (the Brooklyn Museum's "Gravity and Grace") and shows (Scooby-Doo Live! Musical Mysteries), as well as annual celebrations like Chinatown's Lunar New Year Parade and the BAMkids Film Festival. Click on the image below to download our February calendar of family activities and start planning your brood's next 28 days.


FEBRUARY 2013

Fri 1 Gawk at a Lego version of Grand Central Terminal at festivities for the station's 100th anniversary.

Sat 2 Celebrate the winter Swedish-style at the BBG's Illuminated: Inner Child family day.

Sun 3 Catch the latest children’s flicks from around the world at the BAMkids Film Festival.

Mon 4 Bundle up for Citi Pond’s Winter Film Festival, kicking off tonight with Disney’s Peter Pan.

Tue 5 Flip for a gratis short stack at IHOP's National Pancake Day.

Wed 6 Admire Canstruction’s canned-good sculptures at the World Financial Center Winter Garden.

Thu 7
Learn about the horse-officer duos of our city's mounted police at CMOM's "10-Foot Cops: The NYPD's Mounted Unit."

Fri 8 Be awed by sculptor El Anatsui's creations, most made of found objects, at the Brooklyn Museum.

Sat 9 Explore Pop Art and the meaning of celebrity at the Whitney's "Sinister Pop" family day.

Sun 10
Admire Surrealist techniques at the Morgan Library & Museum.

Mon 11
Stop by the Jewish Museum for a combined sketching activity and gallery tour.

Tue 12
Discover the science behind skateboarder Tony Hawk's amazing moves at NYSCI's "Tony Hawk: Rad Science" show.

Wed 13 Sing, dance and learn about exercise at Sesame Street Live: Elmo's Super Heroes at Madison Square Garden.

Thu 14 Celebrate Valentine's Day with a special Thursday-night performance of Literally Alive's Beauty and the Beast.

Fri 15 Join TADA! for The Little Moon Theater, a play about a magical troupe of actors.

Sat 16 Take part in a guided tour of the Guggenheim's "Gutai: Splendid Playground," then get creative in an artist-led workshop.

Sun 17 Ring in the Lunar New Year with lion dancers and marching bands at Chinatown’s annual parade.

Mon 18 Bone up on your knowledge of U.S. commanders-in-chief at the DiMenna Museum's Presidents in Residence program.

Tue 19 Witness a girl's journey through African-American history in Vital Theatre's production of Show Way.

Wed 20 Create a city, complete with trains, tunnels and skyscrapers, at a New York Transit Museum workshop.

Thu 21 Marvel at John Nickle’s acrylic-on-paper kid-lit illustrations at the 92nd Street Y.

Fri 22 Help Scooby Doo and crew solve a mystery during their Beacon Theatre stage show.

Sat 23 Jam with Justin Roberts and the Not Ready for Naptime Players at Symphony Space.

Sun 24 Watch what happens when a family discovers that their new pet rabbit may be a vampire in DR2 Theatre's Bunnicula.

Mon 25
Delve into all aspects of children's self-portraiture at CMA's playfully interactive "Face to Face" exhibit.

Tue 26 Take in the remarkable natural history of perennial cicadas at a new SI Museum exhibit.

Wed 27 Older kids will relish "Avatar: The Exhibition" at Liberty Science Center.

Thu 28
Meet Grug, a haystack-like critter from Down Under, at the New Vic’s puppet performance.


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