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Brave the cold weather to take in all the events the shortest month has to offer, from kids' film fests to a farewell party for the beloved python Fantasia.

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    February 2014 calendar of family events: Illuminated Festival at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden

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    February 2014 calendar of family events: Lunar New Year Parade & Festival in Chinatown

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    February 2014 calendar of family events: Hot Chocolate Festival at City Bakery

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    February 2014 calendar of family events: "City as Canvas" at the Museum of the City of New York

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    February 2014 calendar of family events:"Get the Picture" at the Queens Botanical Garden

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    February 2014 calendar of family events:Bessie's Big Shot at Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre

  • February 2014 calendar of family events: 17th Annual Soul on Ice Winter Skating Party

  • February 2014 calendar of family events: Fantasia's Big Bon Voyage Party at the Brooklyn Children's Museum

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    February 2014 calendar of family events: 137th Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show

  • February 2014 calendar of family events: Meet the Author and Illustrator: Henry Winkler and Lin Oliver at Barnes & Noble Tribeca

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    February 2014 calendar of family events: This [Baby] Life at the New Victory Theater

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    February 2014 calendar of family events: Elmo Makes Music at the Theater at MSG

     

  • February 2014 calendar of family events: Gustafer Yellowgold at Symphony Space

     

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    February 2014 calendar of family events: The LEGO Movie

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    February 2014 calendar of family events: The History of Chocolate with American Heritage Chocolate at the New-York Historical Society

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    Winter Wonderland Collages at MCNY

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    February 2014 calendar of family events: Three Little Birds at the New Victory Theater

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    February 2014 calendar of family events: "Cabinets of Wonder" show at the Children's Museum of the Arts

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    February 2014 calendar of family events: Creation of a Sand Mandala at Asia Society

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    February 2014 calendar of family events: BAMkids Film Festival

  • February 2014 calendar of family events: NYC Audubon Winter EcoCruise

  • Rendering: Hernan Rivera and Ivan Navarro. Courtesy Paul Kasmin Gallery. 

    February 2014 calendar of family events: Ivan Navarro's This Land Is Your Land in Madison Square Park

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    February 2014 calendar of family events: Disney's Aladdin at the New Amsterdam Theatre

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    February 2014 calendar of family events:Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey present Legends

  • The Beatles

    Photograph: Gary Blaine

    February 2014 calendar of family events:"Ladies and Gentlemen: Presenting the Beatles" at the New York Public Library

    The Beatles
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    February 2014 calendar of family events: "Fashion and Folk Art" at the American Folk Art Museum

Photograph: Mike Ratliff

February 2014 calendar of family events: Illuminated Festival at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden


The year's shortest month is oftentimes its coldest, but don't let that stop you from taking in as many family-friendly events on our February 2014 calendar as you can, from the 15th annual Chinatown Parade & Festival and a cool Beatles exhibition to a performance by Gustafer Yellowgold and the BAMkids Film Festival. Click on the image below to download our February calendar and start planning your crew's next 28 days.

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February Calendar

1 Explore a glow-in-the-dark clubhouse for tweens at the BBG's Illuminated fest.

2
It's the Year of the Horse! Gallop over to the 15th annual Chinatown parade.

3
Find out what’s brewing at City Bakery during the annual Hot Chocolate Festival.

4
Walk through a graffiti history of NYC at "City as Canvas," opening at MCNY today.

5
See quirky photo collages at the QBG's new exhibition, "Get the Picture?"

6
Watch what happens when Bessie the cow joins the circus in this marionette show.

7
Go Team USA! Tune in to NBC tonight for the opening ceremony of the Olympics in Sochi.

8
Lace up your skates for the Soul on Ice winter skating party.

9
Say farewell to Fantasia the Burmese python on her last day at BCM.

10
Get up close with famous Fidos at the Westminster Dog Show.

11
Meet the Fonz at a reading of Henry Winkler’s newest kids' book, Here’s Hank.

12
Bring crawlers to This [Baby] Life, an interactive dance performance just for them.

13
Treat the kids to a stage version of Elmo Makes Music at the Theater at MSG.

14
Love is in the air—happy Valentine's Day!

15
Groove with Gustafer Yellowgold at Symphony Space.

16
Spend Sunday indoors at a screening of The LEGO Movie.

17
Taste colonial-era hot chocolate at a very sweet NYHS family workshop.

18
  Sip cocoa while creating wintry collages at MCNY.

19
Let kids know that ‘every little thing is gonna be all right’ at Three Little Birds.

20
Discover collected curiosities at CMA’s new show, "Cabinets of Wonder."

21
Look on as Buddhist monks create a sand mandala at the Asia Society.

22
Watch shorts, animated films and live music at the BAMkids Film Festival!

23
Spot seals and other winter-loving critters on an Audubon eco-cruise.

24 Scope out Madison Square Park’s newest installation, This Land Is Your Land.

25
Celebrate 50 years since the Beatles arrived stateside with an exhibit at the NYPL.

26
Make way for Prince Ali! Aladdin arrives on Broadway via magic carpet tonight.

27
Unicorns, Pegasuses, woolly mammoths, oh my! See the Ringling Bros' Legends.

28
Check out 13 fashion designers’ artwork-inspired garments at the American Folk Art Museum.


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