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Get ready for spring! Our March 2013 calendar is full of the month's best family events, including activities for Easter, Passover and spring break.

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    Madison Square Park's Topsy-Turvy installation

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    Events for Dr. Seuss' birthday

     

     

  • Photograph: Jakob N. Layman

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    Kids Food Festival in Bryant Park

     

     

  • Photograph: Manuel Harlan

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    Matilda on Broadway

  • Photograph: Clint Spaulding

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    Bunny Hop at FAO Schwarz

  • Photograph: Courtesy The American Architect

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    "The Woolworth Building @ 100" at the Skyscraper Museum

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    "Living in Sequence" exhibit at Poe Park

     

     

  • Merie Weismiller Wallace, SMPSP

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    Disney's Oz The Great and Powerful


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    Irish Arts Center's Kids' Fleadh

  • Photograph: Marie Mascia-Mancl

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    My Mom Is Trying to Ruin My Life

  • Photograph: Courtesy the National Museum of the American Indian

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    2013 Animation Celebration: Looking North

  • Photograph: David Rosenzweig

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    Women's History Month events at Brooklyn Children's Museum

  • Photograph: Virginia Rollison

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    NYBG's Orchid Show

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    Cirque du Soleil's Totem

  • Photograph: John F. Tremblay

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    Bello at the New Victory Theater

  • Photograph: Steven Sebring

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    Patti Smith presents Tubby the Tuba

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    New York International Children's Film Festival

  • Photograph: Courtesy of Children's Museum of Manhattan

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    "Curious George: Let's Get Curious!" at the Liberty Science Center

  • Photograph: Courtesy World Financial Center Winter Garden

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    Anne Militello, Light Cycles at the World Financial Center Winter Garden

  • Photograph: Heinz Kleutmeier

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    Mickey's Music Festival at MSG

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    Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey's Built to Amaze

  • Photograph: Paul Wagtouicz

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    The Brooklyn Mutt Show

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    A (Tooth) Fairy Tale

  • Photograph: Caroline Voagen Nelson

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    Pilobolus workshop at BAM Fisher

  • Rendering: Lee Young

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    Legoland Discovery Center Westchester

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    "Whales: Giants of the Sea" at AMNH

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    "The Big Adventure" at BCM

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    Queens Farm Museum Barnyard Easter Egg Hunt

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    Freedom Art Jam at the Jewish Museum

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Madison Square Park's Topsy-Turvy installation


It's beginning to look a lot like spring around the city—outdoor art installations are popping up, the annual Orchid Show is returning to the New York Botanical Garden (one of our favorite family attractions!) and tons of new events, museum exhibits and children's shows are making their debuts. Our downloadable March 2013 calendar lists the best 31 events to do with your family this month, including picks for Easter, Passover and spring break—all three holidays fall during March this year. Click on the image below to download and print out our March 2013 calendar, then post it on your family's fridge so you can reference it all month long.

Fri 1 See the Flatiron Building turned upside-down at Madison Square Park's Topsy-Turvy installation

Sat 2
Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss! Pay homage to the beloved author at events around the city.

Sat 3 Mingle with chefs and take part in cooking classes at the Kids Food Festival in Bryant Park.

Mon 4 Roald Dahl fans rejoice: London's hit production of Matilda begins previews on Broadway.

Tue 5 Decorate treats and catch a magic show at the annual Bunny Hop at FAO Schwarz.

Wed 6 Celebrate the Woolworth Building's 100th birthday at the Skyscraper Museum.

Thu 7 Visit Batman’s birthplace and take in comic art at Poe Park’s “Living in Sequence” exhibit.

Fri 8 Plan a family movie night: Disney's Oz The Great and Powerful hits theaters today.

Sat 9 Eat scones and watch step-dancing performances at the Irish Arts Center’s Kids’ Fleadh in honor of St. Patrick's Day.

Sun 10 Witness a tween's coming-of-age story in My Mom Is Trying to Ruin My Life.

Mon 11 Watch winter-themed animated shorts at the NMAI's Animation Celebration: Looking North.

Tue 12 Get inspired by Michelle Obama and others at Women's History Month events at BCM

Wed 13 Travel to warmer climes by visiting the verdant tropical paradise of the NYBG's Orchid Show.

Thu 14 See Totem, a new Cirque du Soleil production, under the big top at Citi Field.

Fri 15 Be awed by clown Bello Nock's trampoline routines and tricks at the New Vic.

Sat 16 Listen to Patti Smith narrate childhood favorite Tubby the Tuba at Avery Fisher Hall.

Sun 17 Catch a screening of From Up on Poppy Hill or Zarafa at the annual New York International Children's Film Festival.

Mon 18 Visit Park Avenue to look at large-scale sculptures of iconic city buildings.

Tue 19 Retrace the steps of the storybook monkey at LSC's "Curious George: Let's Get Curious" exhibition.

Wed 20 Gaze at LED-studded discs suspended from the ceiling of the World Financial Center Winter Garden.

Thu 21 Dance along to updated versions of Disney tunes at Mickey's Music Festival at MSG.

Fri 22 Explore the juxtaposition of contemporary artwork and woodcuts from the 17th century in Japan Society's "Edo Pop" show

Sat 23
Head to the Barclays Center for Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey’s Built to Amaze.

Sun 24 Check out adorable mixed-breed pups at the Brooklyn Lyceum’s Brooklyn Mutt Show. (POSTPONED)

Mon 25 Celebrate the first day of spring break with a special Monday showing of A (Tooth) Fairy Tale.

Tue 26 Collaborate with Pilobolus dancers to stage a shadow-play production at BAM Fisher.

Wed 27 Ogle 3 million colorful plastic bricks at the opening day of Legoland Discovery Center Westchester.

Thu 28 Crawl through a replica of a blue-whale heart at AMNH's "Whales: Giants of the Deep."

Fri 29 Scale rock walls and traverse tunnels in the BCM’s new exhibit "The Big Adventure."

Sat 30 Seek out colored eggs at the Queens County Farm Museum’s Barnyard Easter Egg Hunt.

Sun 31 Make matzoh Pop Art at the Jewish Museum’s Freedom Art Jam, in celebration of Passover.


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