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Our January 2013 calendar is full of cool events—everything from a kids' movies series at Film Forum to a family trivia afternoon at 92YTribeca.

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    JCC's Fitness For EveryBODY Fair

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    iLuminate: Artist of Light

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    Gingerbread Extravaganzaat Le Parker Meridien

  • Photograph: Gary Santana and Jorge Vasquez

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    Three Kings Day Parade

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    Anne Hamilton's exhibit at the Park Avenue Armory

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    Film Forum Jr. series

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    Rockefeller Center Tree

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    All Aboard with Thomas and Friends at the NYBG Holiday Train Show

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    Mulan the Musical

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    Transit Tots at the Transit Museum

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    Knightwatch Medieval Slumber Party at Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine

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    KamiKaze FireFlies at Symphony Space

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    The Big Family Quiz Thing

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    Liberty View Rink in Wagner Park

     

     

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    Aesop Bops!

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    Pippi at the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theater

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    "Building Connections 2012" at the Center for Architecture

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    Erth's Dinosaur Zoo at the New Victory

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    New family programming at BAM

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    Animals Illuminated Family Day at the Jewish Museum

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    Martin Luther King Jr. Day scavenger hunt

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    "Shop Life" at the Tenement Museum

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    Disney on Ice: Treasure Trove

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    Flight of the Butterflies at AMNH

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    Cinderella on Broadway

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    Thunderbird American Indian Dance Concert and Powwow

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    Kidrockers at Brooklyn Bowl

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    PowerHouse on 8th

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    Hot chocolate in the city

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    "Spacewar! Video Games Blast Off" at Museum of the Moving Image

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    The African Drum

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JCC's Fitness For EveryBODY Fair


2013 is here, and with it comes a ton of new activities for families. We're especially excited for the Film Forum Jr. Series (kicking off with a screening of "The Red Balloon"), a family-version of the popular Big Quiz Thing, Broadway's premiere of Cinderella and new family programming at BAM. Click on the image below to download our January calendar and start planning your family's next 31 days.


JANUARY 2013

Tue 1 Happy 2013! Ring in the New Year (and get a head start on your family’s resolutions) at the JCC’s Fitness for EveryBODY Fair.

Wed 2 Be amazed by the jaw-dropping dance moves and costumes of iLuminate: Artist of Light.

Thu 3 Gawk at sugary replicas of well-known landmarks at Le Parker Meridien's gingerbread house showcase.

Fri 4 Marvel at magi, camels and regally dressed schoolchildren at the Three Kings Day Parade in East Harlem.

Sat 5 Roam through a field of swings at artist Ann Hamilton's exhibit at the Park Avenue Armory.

Sun 6 Watch the 1956 French short "The Red Balloon" at the inaugural session of the Film Forum Jr. series.

Mon 7 
Make your way to Rockefeller Center for the famed Christmas tree’s final day on display.

Tue 8 Catch a performance by Thomas the Tank Engine and Driver Sam at the NYBG Holiday Train Show.

Wed 9 See China’s Red Poppy Ladies reenact the tale of Mulan at the Peter Jay Sharp Theater.

Thu 10
Listen to stories about our city's subways and buses at the Transit Museum's Transit Tots program at 10:15am.

Fri 11
Get immersed in a fairy-tale world at the Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine's Knightwatch Medieval Slumber Party.

Sat 12
Enjoy the crazy antics of KamiKaze Fireflies—stilt-walking, juggling, spinning metal cubes—at Symphony Space.

Sun 13 Test your crew's knowledge of history, pop culture and more at 92YTribeca's Big Family Quiz Thing.

Mon 14 Take a spin on the new ice-skating rink, Liberty View Rink, at Wagner Park.

Tue 15 Tap your toes along to a jazzy retelling of classic fables in Aesop Bops at the Marjorie S. Deane Little Theater.

Wed 16 Root for the fiery-haired heroine in the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre’s production of Pippi.

Thu 17 Admire students' sketches and photographs in “Building Connections 2012” at the Center for Architecture.

Fri 18 Meet a collection of lifelike puppet dinos at the New Vic's interactive show Erth's Dinosaur Zoo.

Sat 19 Celebrate new family programming at BAM with an afternoon of free puppet shows and storytelling.

Sun 20 Take part in fauna-themed workshops and watch a performance by Father Goose at the Jewish Museum's Animals Illuminated Family Day.

Mon 21 Learn about Martin Luther King and physician James McHune Smith in an MLK Day scavenger hunt at the NYHS.

Tue 22 Time-travel back to the 19th-century LES at the Tenement Museum with a look at the actual shops that occupied 97 Orchard Street.

Wed 23 Head to Barclays Center in Brooklyn for a showing of Disney on Ice: Treasure Trove.

Thu 24 Follow a Monarch migration during an IMAX screening of Flight of the Butterflies at AMNH.

Fri 25
Fairy-tale fans rejoice: Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella begins previews on Broadway.

Sat 26 Join in a traditional friendship dance at the Thunderbird American Indian Dance Concert and Powwow.

Sun 27 Sing (and dance) along to tunes by Caveman at a Kidrockers concert at Brooklyn Bowl.

Mon 28
Browse picture books, chapter books and YA fare at powerHouse on 8th's special kids' corner.

Tue 29 It's cold out! Have a cup of cocoa at one of our favorite hot chocolate spots.

Wed 30 Introduce the next generation to 20 (playable!) video games inspired by Spacewar!, the very first one, at the Museum of Moving Image.

Thu 31
 Watch as folktales like “How the Turtle Got Its Shell” unfold through shadow puppetry in The African Drum.


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