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Events for kids this week in New York

Activities, events, performances, festivals and other things to do with kids throughout New York City over the next seven days.

Danh Vo: We the People

Inspired by the Statue of Liberty, We the People is a full-scale replica

  1. Brooklyn Bridge Park Main St, at Fulton Ferry Landing, 11201
  2. Fri Nov 28 - Sun Dec 7
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Macy's Santaland

  • Price band: 1/4

Head up to the eighth floor of the Herald Square behemoth for 13,000 sqare

  1. Macy's Herald Square 151 W 34th St, between Sixth and Seventh Aves
  2. Fri Nov 28 - Wed Dec 24
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Honey Bees: Home Is Where the Hive Is

  • Price band: 1/4

See what all the buzz is about at Liberty Science Center's new permanent

  1. Liberty Science Center 222 Jersey City Blvd, between Philip and Wilson Sts
  2. Fri Nov 28 - Sat Feb 28
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"Guitar: The Instrument That Rocked the World"

  • Price band: 1/4

Come discover the evolution of this rockin' instrument through the

  1. Liberty Science Center 222 Jersey City Blvd, between Philip and Wilson Sts
  2. Fri Nov 28 - Sun Jan 4
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Science Playground

  • Price band: 1/4

Tots learn about technology as they slide and seesaw, climb a giant

  1. New York Hall of Science 47-01 111th St, at 47th Ave, 11368
  2. Fri Nov 28 - Wed Dec 31
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Metropolitan Museum Christmas Tree and Neapolitan Baroque Crèche

  • Price band: 2/4
  • Critics choice

The city’s most elegant tree is an exhibit unto itself, hung with more

  1. The Metropolitan Museum of Art 1000 Fifth Ave, at 82nd St, 10028
  2. Fri Nov 28 - Tue Jan 6
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GingerBread Lane

  • Price band: 2/4

Kids will adore this totally sweet, Guiness World Record-winning exhibit

  1. New York Hall of Science 47-01 111th St, at 47th Ave, 11368
  2. Fri Nov 28 - Sun Jan 11
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Anne and Bernard Spitzer Hall of Human Origins

  • Price band: 2/4

The former Human Biology and Evolution Hall has evolved into an

  1. American Museum of Natural History Central Park West, at 79th St, 10024
  2. Fri Nov 28 - Wed Dec 31
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Arthur Ross Hall of Meteorites

  • Price band: 2/4
  • Critics choice

This exhibit explores our 4.5-billion-year-old solar system through

  1. American Museum of Natural History Central Park West, at 79th St, 10024
  2. Fri Nov 28 - Wed Dec 31
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"ElectriCity: Powering New York’s Rails"

  • Price band: 1/4
  • Critics choice

Kids will stand on subway platforms with a new appreciation for the third

  1. New York Transit Museum Boerum Pl, at Schermerhorn St, 11201
  2. Fri Nov 28 - Wed Dec 31
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"The Butterfly Conservatory: Tropical Butterflies Alive in Winter"

  • Critics choice

It's a balmy 80 degrees in the museum's 1,200-square-foot vivarium, which

  1. American Museum of Natural History Central Park West, at 79th St, 10024
  2. Fri Nov 28 - Mon May 25
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"Holiday Express: Toys and Trains from the Jerni Collection"

  • Price band: 1/4
  • Critics choice

Take a journey back in time as you peruse this vintage collection of

  1. New-York Historical Society 170 Central Park West, between 76th and 77th Sts
  2. Fri Nov 28 - Sun Feb 22
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Radio City Christmas Spectacular

  • Price band: 2/4
  • Critics choice

You'll get a kick out of this holiday stalwart, which—after 86 years—still

  1. Radio City Music Hall 1260 Sixth Ave, at 50th St
  2. Fri Nov 28 - Wed Dec 31
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Holiday Train Show

  • Price band: 1/4
  • Critics choice

Some 150 landmarks featured in NYBG's popular diorama are made entirely

  1. New York Botanical Garden Bronx River Pkwy, at Fordham Rd, 10458
  2. Fri Nov 28 - Mon Jan 19
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Origami Holiday Tree

  • Price band: 2/4
  • Critics choice

Around 1,000 handmade origami ornaments adorn the holiday season's

  1. American Museum of Natural History Central Park West, at 79th St, 10024
  2. Fri Nov 28 - Sun Jan 11
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"Ponds, Pipes, and People: Water in Central Park"

Water has played a big part in the design and maintenance of Central Park.

  1. Central Park, Charles A. Dana Discovery Center enter at E 110th St and Fifth Ave
  2. Fri Nov 28 - Wed Dec 31
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"Jazzed! The Changing Beat of 125th Street"

  • Price band: 1/4

In partnership with the National Jazz Museum in Harlem, CMOM explores the

  1. Children's Museum of Manhattan 212 W 83rd St, between Amsterdam Ave and Broadway, 10024
  2. Fri Nov 28 - Wed Dec 31
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"Pterosaurs: Flight in the Age of Dinosaurs"

By virtue of dinosaurs' size, diversity and the fact that they disappeared

  1. American Museum of Natural History Central Park West, at 79th St, 10024
  2. Fri Nov 28 - Sun Jan 4
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Marvel's Avengers S.T.A.T.I.O.N.

  • Price band: 2/4

Superheroes-in-training are granted special S.H.I.E.L.D. access to the

  1. Discovery Times Square 226 W 44th St, between Seventh and Eighth Aves
  2. Fri Nov 28 - Sun Jan 4
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The Amazing Adventures of Harvey and the Princess

On its newest touring production, the arts nonprofit New York City

  1. Theater Three 311 W 43rd St, between Eighth and Ninth Aves, third floor, 10036
  2. Fri Nov 28 - Sun Dec 7
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"Mac Conner: A New York Life"

  • Price band: 1/4
  • Critics choice

McCauley ("Mac") Conner made a career in the publishing industry of New

  1. Museum of the City of New York 1220 Fifth Ave, between 103rd and 104th Sts
  2. Fri Nov 28 - Mon Jan 19
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More Than Meets The "I"

  • Price band: 1/4

Budding scientists can indulge their curiosities at "More Than Meets The

  1. Brooklyn Children’s Museum 145 Brooklyn Ave, at St. Marks Ave
  2. Fri Nov 28 - Sun Jan 18
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Grand Central Terminal Annual Holiday Fair

For once, take a leisurely stroll through Grand Central instead of rushing

  1. Grand Central Terminal, Vanderbilt Hall 42nd St, between Vanderbilt and Lexington Aves
  2. Fri Nov 28 - Wed Dec 24
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"Nature's Fury: The Science of Natural Disasters"

  • Price band: 2/4

If Hurricane Sandy has taught New Yorkers anything, it's that no one is

  1. American Museum of Natural History Central Park West, at 79th St, 10024
  2. Fri Nov 28 - Sun Aug 9
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Holiday Train Show

  • Price band: 2/4

A perfect excursion for train lovers of every age, the New York Botanical

  1. New York Botanical Garden Bronx River Pkwy, at Fordham Rd, 10458
  2. Fri Nov 28 - Mon Jan 19
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Jeff Chien-Hsing Liao's New York: Assembled Realities

Little New Yorkers will love seeing their world in a new light through

  1. Museum of the City of New York 1220 Fifth Ave, between 103rd and 104th Sts
  2. Fri Nov 28 - Sun Feb 15
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Christmas Tree and Neapolitan Baroque Crèche

  • Price band: 1/4

A holiday tradition at the Met Museum since 1957, this towering Christmas

  1. The Metropolitan Museum of Art 1000 Fifth Ave, at 82nd St, 10028
  2. Fri Nov 28 - Tue Jan 6
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The Three Bears Holiday Bash

  • Price band: 1/4

This seasonal offering of song, dance and, of course, puppetry comes from

  1. Central Park Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre west side, at 79th St
  2. Fri Nov 28 - Tue Dec 30
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"Behind the Screen"

  • Price band: 1/4
  • Critics choice

At the museum’s core exhibit (which was completely updated during

  1. Museum of the Moving Image 36-01 35th Ave, at 37th St, 11106
  2. Fri Nov 28 - Wed Dec 31
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"What's Up, Doc? The Animation Art of Chuck Jones"

  • Price band: 1/4

Chances are, the iconic cartoon characters of your childhood were brought

  1. Museum of the Moving Image 36-01 35th Ave, at 37th St, 11106
  2. Fri Nov 28 - Sun Jan 18
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Handmade: Artists' Holiday Cards from the Archives of American Art

  • Price band: 1/4

Nothing spreads holiday cheer quite like a homemade gift. Crafty kids can

  1. The Morgan Library & Museum 225 Madison Ave, at 36th St
  2. Fri Nov 28 - Sun Jan 4
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Bloomingdale's Santaland

  • Price band: 1/4

Venture to Bloomingdale's this holiday season for a chance to meet Santa

  1. Bloomingdale's 1000 Third Ave, at 59th St, 10022
  2. Fri Nov 28 - Tue Dec 23
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Fancy Nancy: Splendiferous Christmas

  • Price band: 2/4

Based on the children’s book series by Jane O’Connor, this new holiday

  1. Vital Children’s Theatre 2162 Broadway, at 76th St, fourth floor
  2. Fri Nov 28 - Sun Jan 4
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The Holiday Shops at Bryant Park

  • Critics choice
  • Free

More than 125 artisans fill the custom-designed kiosks encircling Bryant

  1. Bank of America Winter Village at Bryant Park Sixth Ave, between 40th and 42nd Sts
  2. Fri Nov 28 - Sun Jan 4
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Big Apple Circus: Metamorphosis

  • Price band: 3/4

Gotham's favorite circus troupe kicks off an all-new sawdust spectacular

  1. Damrosch Park at Lincoln Center W 62nd St, between Columbus and Amsterdam Aves
  2. Fri Nov 28 - Sun Jan 11
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Living History Days: Thanksgiving Weekend

History lovers can go back in time- specifically, to Valley Forge in the

  1. New York Historical Society New-York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West, at Richard Gilder Way (77h Street), 10024
  2. Fri Nov 28 - Sat Nov 29
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Transportation Inventions

  • Price band: 1/4

Kids can dream up the car of the future, create a blueprint, and then

  1. New York Transit Museum Boerum Pl, at Schermerhorn St, 11201
  2. Fri Nov 28 - Sun Nov 30
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Blue Man Group

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Price band: 4/4
  • Critics choice

Three deadpan, blue-skinned men with extraterrestrial imaginations carry

  1. 434 Lafayette St, between Astor Pl and E 4th St
  2. Fri Nov 28 - Wed Dec 31
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"Drawn to Language"

  • Price band: 1/4

Let your pint-sized Picassos discover artistic works that speak to

  1. Children's Museum of the Arts 103 Charlton St, between Greenwich and Hudson Sts, 10014
  2. Fri Nov 28 - Sun Jan 11
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"Somebody Come and Play: 45 Years of Sesame Street Helping Kids Grow Smarter, Stronger and Kinder"

Go behind the scenes with Elmo, Grover, Big Bird and other furry friends

  1. New York Public Library for the Performing Arts 40 Lincoln Center Plaza, at 65th St
  2. Fri Nov 28 - Sat Jan 31
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Thanksgiving Weekend Celebration at CMOM

  • Price band: 1/4

Once you've recovered from your turkey coma, bring the whole family to

  1. Children's Museum of Manhattan 212 W 83rd St, between Amsterdam Ave and Broadway, 10024
  2. Fri Nov 28 - Sun Nov 30
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"Into the Third Dimension: 3D Printing for Young Artists"

  • Price band: 1/4

Mini minecraft-lovers and other video game gurus have likely mastered the

  1. Children's Museum of the Arts 103 Charlton St, between Greenwich and Hudson Sts, 10014
  2. Fri Nov 28 - Sun Jan 11
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Taste Buds Kitchen Thanksgiving Mini Chef Camp

Keep the kids out of your own kitchen on this cooking-heavy holiday

  1. Taste Buds Kitchen Cooking Camps 109 W 27th St, between Sixth and Seventh Aves, tenth floor, 10001
  2. Fri Nov 28
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The Annual Post-Thanksgiving Multi-Ethnic Eating Tour

  • Price band: 2/4

Spend Black Friday exploring the various cultures of the Lower East Side

  1. Manhattan
  2. Fri Nov 28
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Jim Henson Favorites at the Museum of the Moving Image

The Museum of the Moving Image has decided to count down to the 2015

  1. Museum of the Moving Image 36-01 35th Ave, at 37th St, 11106
  2. Fri Nov 28
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Mummenshanz's The Musicians of Silence

Kids will be in awe of this critically acclaimed theater troupe as they

  1. Skirball Center for the Performing Arts 566 La Guardia Pl, at Washington Sq South, 10012
  2. Fri Nov 28
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A Christmas Memory

  • Price band: 3/4

Treat your family to some southern hospitality at this down-home holiday

  1. 103 E 15th St, between Union Sq East and Irving Pl
  2. Fri Nov 28 - Sun Jan 4
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Pinkalicious

  • Price band: 2/4

A tot obsessed with pink cupcakes finds herself turning her favorite rosy

  1. 2162 Broadway, at 76th St, fourth floor
  2. Fri Nov 28
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Little New-Yorkers

  • Price band: 1/4

The youngest NYC residents explore their city through storytelling,

  1. New-York Historical Society 170 Central Park West, between 76th and 77th Sts
  2. Fri Nov 28 - Tue Dec 23
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Pinkalicious The Musical

  • Price band: 2/4

Based off a bestselling children's book series, Pinkalicious revolves

  1. Vital Theatre 2162 Broadway , 76th St and Broadway , 10024
  2. Fri Nov 28
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Animated Tunes Workshops

  • Price band: 1/4

During the Thanksgiving holiday, families can get inspired by classical

  1. Museum of the Moving Image 36-01 35th Ave, at 37th St, 11106
  2. Fri Nov 28 - Sun Nov 30
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Holiday Under the Stars

  • Critics choice
  • Free

Take a break from Christmas shopping and check out Time Warner Center’s

  1. Time Warner Center 10 Columbus Circle, at Broadway
  2. Fri Nov 28 - Sun Jan 4
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South Street Seaport Tree Lighting

  • Critics choice
  • Free

Fete the grand opening of the Seaport Ice Rink with live music, family

  1. South Street Seaport 19 Fulton St, at Front St
  2. Fri Nov 28
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Gazillion Bubble Show

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Price band: 2/4
  • Critics choice

Created by Fan Yang, 16-time Guinness-record holder for blowing the

  1. New World Stages 340 W 50th St, between Eighth and Ninth Aves
  2. Fri Nov 28 - Wed Dec 31
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Peace, Love and Cupcakes The Musical

  • Price band: 2/4

Based on the popular chapter book, Peace, Love and Cupcakes: The Cupcake

  1. Vital Children’s Theatre 2162 Broadway, at 76th St, fourth floor
  2. Fri Nov 28 - Sun Jan 25
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360 Allstars

  • Price band: 1/4

Get totally amazed by a trio of extreme daredevils: First, kids'll watch a

  1. 209 W 42nd St, between Seventh and Eighth Aves
  2. Fri Nov 28 - Sun Nov 30
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Mummenshanz's The Musicians of Silence

Kids will be in awe of this critically acclaimed theater troupe as they

  1. Skirball Center for the Performing Arts 566 La Guardia Pl, at Washington Sq South, 10012
  2. Fri Nov 28
More info

The Lion King

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Price band: 3/4
  • Critics choice

Disney's Tony-winning show continues to dazzle at the Minskoff. Any child

  1. Minskoff Theatre 200 W 45th St, between Broadway and Eighth Ave
  2. Fri Nov 28 - Wed Dec 31
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Wicked

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Price band: 2/4
  • Critics choice

Based on novelist Gregory Maguire's 1995 adult variation on L. Frank

  1. Gershwin Theatre 222 W 51st St, between Broadway and Eighth Ave
  2. Fri Nov 28 - Wed Dec 31
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Cinderella

  • Rated as: 3/5

Calling all princess fans: Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella is coming to

  1. Broadway Theatre 1681 Broadway, at 53rd St
  2. Fri Nov 28 - Sat Jan 3
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Matilda

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Price band: 3/4
  • Critics choice

Not since Billy Elliot has an English musical import been so hyped. And,

  1. 225 W 44th St, between Broadway and Eighth Ave
  2. Fri Nov 28 - Wed Dec 31
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The Fantasticks

  • Price band: 2/4

It won't knock your socks off, but this musical revival (the original was

  1. 210 W 50th St, at Broadway
  2. Fri Nov 28 - Wed Dec 31
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Stomp

  • Price band: 3/4

Ideal for kids who think banging on pots and pans (and garbage-can lids

  1. 126 Second Ave, between St. Marks Pl and E 7th St
  2. Fri Nov 28 - Wed Dec 31
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Swamp Juice

  • Price band: 2/4

Puppeteer Jeff Achtem marvels as he uses everyday items like bits of wood,

  1. 27 Barrow St, at Seventh Ave South
  2. Fri Nov 28 - Sun Jan 4
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Henri Bendel holiday windows

  • Critics choice
  • Free

This year, the luxury department store invites holiday shoppers to gaze

  1. Henri Bendel 712 Fifth Ave, at 56th St
  2. Sat Nov 29 - Thu Jan 1
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Bergdorf Goodman holiday windows

  • Critics choice
  • Free

Bergdorf Goodman was inspired by The Arts this year, decking out the

  1. Bergdorf Goodman 754 Fifth Ave, at 58th St
  2. Sat Nov 29 - Wed Jan 7
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Breakfast with Santa at the Broadway Comedy Club

  • Price band: 2/4

Enjoy a continental breakfast served by Santa's elves and pose for a photo

  1. Broadway Comedy Club 318 W 53rd St, between Eighth and Ninth Aves
  2. Sat Nov 29 - Sun Dec 7
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Little Hatchlings

You and your baby can explore the zoo while having fun with art, songs,

  1. Prospect Park Zoo 450 Flatbush Ave, at Empire Blvd
  2. Sat Nov 29 - Sat Dec 13
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Rocket Park Mini Golf

  • Price band: 1/4
  • Critics choice

Beneath the shadow of two retired NASA rockets, kids can tee off at this

  1. New York Hall of Science 47-01 111th St, at 47th Ave, 11368
  2. Sat Nov 29 - Sun Dec 28
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Family Art Project: Harvest Time Hangings

  • Price band: 1/4

Kids turn nature into wall art by gathering leaves, cones, pods and more

  1. Wave Hill Public Garden and Cultural Center 675 W 252nd St, at 249th St
  2. Sat Nov 29 - Sun Nov 30
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Artists & Fleas Holiday Market

  • Critics choice
  • Free

You're sure to find something for everyone on your list at one of Artists

  1. Artists & Fleas 70 North 7th St, between Kent and Wythe Aves
  2. Sat Nov 29 - Sat Dec 27
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Grand Central Holiday Train Show

  • Free

While you’re exploring the New York Transit Museum, be sure to visit its

  1. Grand Central Terminal, Main Concourse 42nd St to 44th St, between Vanderbilt and Lexington Aves
  2. Sat Nov 29 - Sun Feb 22
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Atlantic Avenue Historic Building Scavenger Hunt

Bring your best searching skills to the Atlantic Avenue Historic Buildings

  1. Moxie Spot 81 Atlantic Ave , at Hicks St
  2. Sat Nov 29
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Puppetworks presents The Emperor's New Clothes and The Snow Queen

  • Price band: 2/4

This Park Slope puppet theater is presenting two Hans Christian Andersen

  1. Puppetworks 338 Sixth Ave, at 4th St
  2. Sat Nov 29 - Sun Dec 21
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Chuck Jones Matinees

In honor of their new exhibition "What’s Up Doc? The Animation Art of

  1. Museum of the Moving Image 36-01 35th Ave, at 37th St, 11106
  2. Sat Nov 29 - Sun Jan 18
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NYTM Train Operators School

  • Price band: 1/4

Kids can play conductor in the New York Transit Museum computer lab when

  1. New York Transit Museum Boerum Pl, at Schermerhorn St, 11201
  2. Sat Nov 29
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Mummenshanz's The Musicians of Silence

Kids will be in awe of this critically acclaimed theater troupe as they

  1. Skirball Center for the Performing Arts 566 La Guardia Pl, at Washington Sq South, 10012
  2. Sat Nov 29
More info

Pinkalicious The Musical

  • Price band: 2/4

Based off a bestselling children's book series, Pinkalicious revolves

  1. Vital Theatre 2162 Broadway , 76th St and Broadway , 10024
  2. Sat Nov 29
More info

Festive Fifth

  • Critics choice

Brooklyn's answer to the Upper West Side's Winter's Eve packs a Park

Festive Fifth

  • Critics choice

Brooklyn's answer to the Upper West Side's Winter's Eve packs a Park

Holiday Tree Lighting

There's a little something for everyone at this holiday tree lighting

  1. ’sNice 45 Eighth Ave , at W 4th St
  2. Sat Nov 29
More info

Mummenshanz's The Musicians of Silence

Kids will be in awe of this critically acclaimed theater troupe as they

  1. Skirball Center for the Performing Arts 566 La Guardia Pl, at Washington Sq South, 10012
  2. Sat Nov 29
More info

Toddler Time Camp

  • Price band: 1/4

These short-and-sweet sessions give toddlers a chance to meet the critters

  1. Prospect Park Zoo 450 Flatbush Ave, at Empire Blvd
  2. Sun Nov 30 - Mon Dec 15
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Little Makers: All Aboard

  • Price band: 1/4

Tinker with wheels and build a toy train out of recycled materials.

  1. New York Hall of Science 47-01 111th St, at 47th Ave, 11368
  2. Sun Nov 30
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Nature Playtime

  • Price band: 1/4

Tots can get their zoo fix at free family workshops on Sundays at the

  1. Prospect Park Zoo 450 Flatbush Ave, at Empire Blvd
  2. Sun Nov 30
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A Christmas Carol

  • Price band: 2/4

Literally Alive Children's Theatre presents a musical twist on the classic

  1. Players Theatre 115 MacDougal St, at Minetta Ln
  2. Sun Nov 30 - Tue Dec 30
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Arty Facts

  • Price band: 1/4

Tots and their guardians are treated to a tour of the collections, with an

  1. Brooklyn Museum 200 Eastern Pkwy, at Washington Ave
  2. Sun Nov 30
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Film Forum Jr.

  • Price band: 1/4

Today’s 3-D movies and Blu-rays are great, but don’t you want your kids to

  1. Film Forum 209 W Houston St, between Sixth Ave and Varick St, 10014
  2. Sun Nov 30
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Boroughrama

Head to the Museum of the City of New York for a (friendly) battle of the

  1. Museum of the City of New York 1220 Fifth Ave, between 103rd and 104th Sts
  2. Sun Nov 30
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Tunes with Tina

  • Price band: 2/4

Families can start off their Sundays at Tunes with Tina, a unique cabaret

  1. Langham Place Hotel 400 5th Avenue, Between 36 and 37 streets, 10018
  2. Sun Nov 30
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Macy's Sunday Story Time 2014

Each Sunday, young history buffs learn about the city's past by reading a

  1. New-York Historical Society 170 Central Park West, between 76th and 77th Sts
  2. Sun Nov 30
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Jim Henson Favorites at the Museum of the Moving Image

The Museum of the Moving Image has decided to count down to the 2015

  1. Museum of the Moving Image 36-01 35th Ave, at 37th St, 11106
  2. Sun Nov 30
More info

Rubin Museum Family Sundays

  • Price band: 1/4

In honor of its 10th anniversary, the Rubin Museum of Art established new

  1. The Rubin Museum of Art 150 W 17th St, at Seventh Ave, 10011
  2. Sun Nov 30
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Arty Facts

  • Price band: 1/4

Tots and their guardians are treated to a tour of the collections, with an

  1. Brooklyn Museum 200 Eastern Pkwy, at Washington Ave
  2. Sun Nov 30
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Jazz for Kids

  • Price band: 1/4

The Jazz Standard Youth Orchestra, made up of talented youngsters between

  1. Jazz Standard 116 E 27th St, between Park Ave South and Lexington Ave
  2. Sun Nov 30
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BAMkids Movie Matinees

  • Price band: 1/4

Sundays this fall mean catching up on kid-friendly classics (and some more

  1. BAM Rose Cinemas 30 Lafayette Ave, between Ashland Pl and St. Felix St, 11217
  2. Sun Nov 30
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Family Tours at The Met

  • Price band: 3/4

Browsing the enormous collections at The Met can be overwhelming,

  1. The Metropolitan Museum of Art 1000 Fifth Ave, at 82nd St, 10028
  2. Sun Nov 30
More info

Mummenshanz's The Musicians of Silence

Kids will be in awe of this critically acclaimed theater troupe as they

  1. Skirball Center for the Performing Arts 566 La Guardia Pl, at Washington Sq South, 10012
  2. Sun Nov 30
More info

FPWA Holiday Toy Drive

It's the season of giving, and the Federation of Protestant Welfare

  1. Federation of Protestant Welfare Agencies 281 Park Ave South , 22nd St and Park Ave , 10010
  2. Mon Dec 1 - Fri Dec 19
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Winter's Eve

  • Critics choice
  • Free

Ring in the holidays in classic New York City style at this annual

  1. Manhattan
  2. Mon Dec 1
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Christmas Lights and Cannoli Tour

  • Price band: 2/4
  • Critics choice

More than 100,000 visitors make the pilgrimage to this south Brooklyn nabe

  1. Manhattan
  2. Mon Dec 1 - Wed Dec 31
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Columbus Circle Holiday Market

  • Critics choice
  • Free

Run by the same company that organizes the Holiday Market at Union Square,

  1. Columbus Circle Holiday Market Central Park South, at Central Park West
  2. Tue Dec 2 - Wed Dec 24
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PolyPals

  • Price band: 2/4

Toddlers and preschoolers can learn about patterns, numbers, shapes and

  1. Museum of Mathematics (MoMath) 11 E 26th St, between Fifth and Madison Aves, 10010
  2. Tue Dec 2 - Tue Dec 30
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Snowflake Lounge

  • Price band: 3/4

There's something festive for everyone at the Park Avenue Armory Snowflake

  1. Park Avenue Armory 643 Park Ave, between 66th and 67th Sts
  2. Tue Dec 2
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Bryant Park Tree Lighting

  • Critics choice
  • Free

Your family can take in Bryant Park's winter-wonderland transformation as

  1. Bank of America Winter Village at Bryant Park Sixth Ave, between 40th and 42nd Sts
  2. Tue Dec 2
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Rawther Fancy Tea with Santa

  • Price band: 3/4

Little ones should don their best tea-time garb for this stylish holiday

  1. Eloise at the Plaza One W 58th St, at Fifth Ave
  2. Wed Dec 3 - Fri Dec 19
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Chew-Choo Dining Car

  • Price band: 3/4

In conjunction with the seasonal exhibit "Holiday Express: Toys and Trains

  1. New-York Historical Society 170 Central Park West, between 76th and 77th Sts
  2. Wed Dec 3
More info

Barneys New York holiday windows

  • Critics choice
  • Free

Walking by Barneys New York on Madison Avenue this holiday season, New

  1. Barneys New York 660 Madison Ave, at 61st St
  2. Thu Dec 4 - Wed Dec 31
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Tiffany & Co. holiday windows

  • Critics choice
  • Free

Good things come in small packages—in this case, small blue boxes. This

  1. Tiffany & Co. 727 Fifth Ave, 57th St
  2. Thu Dec 4 - Wed Dec 31
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Saks Fifth Avenue holiday windows

  • Critics choice
  • Free

As if Christmas in New York weren't enchanting enough, Saks Fifth Avenue

  1. Saks Fifth Avenue 611 Fifth Ave, at 49th St
  2. Thu Dec 4 - Wed Dec 31
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Bloomingdale's holiday windows

  • Critics choice
  • Free

Bloomingdale's stepped it up with high-tech holiday window displays this

  1. Bloomingdale's 1000 Third Ave, at 59th St, 10022
  2. Thu Dec 4 - Wed Dec 31
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Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree

  • Critics choice
  • Free

An annual pilgrimage here never fails to remind us why we love New York

  1. Rockefeller Plaza Fifth and Sixth Aves, between 48th and 49th Sts
  2. Thu Dec 4 - Wed Jan 7
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Lord & Taylor holiday windows

  • Critics choice
  • Free

Lord & Taylor, the oldest luxury retail department store in the U.S., is

  1. Lord & Taylor 424 Fifth Ave, between 38th and 39th Sts
  2. Thu Dec 4 - Thu Jan 1
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Central Park Holiday Lighting

  • Critics choice
  • Free

Central Park invites families to kick off the holiday season with a

  1. Central Park, Charles A. Dana Discovery Center enter at E 110th St and Fifth Ave
  2. Thu Dec 4
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Christmas in the Colonies

Go back in time—to the 18th century—at the Van Cortlandt House Museum. For

  1. Van Cortlandt House Museum Broadway, at 246th St
  2. Fri Dec 5 - Sun Jan 11
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How the Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical

  • Price band: 3/4

Even the grumpiest of grinches will work up some holiday spirit after

  1. 4 Pennsylvania Plaza (Seventh Ave), between 31st and 33rd Sts
  2. Fri Dec 5 - Sun Dec 28
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Atlantic Avenue Tree Lighting Ceremony and Party

  • Critics choice
  • Free

You'll be inspired to deck your Brooklyn halls when you see this tree and

  1. Belarusian Church 401 Atlantic Ave, at Bond St
  2. Fri Dec 5
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Carroll Park Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony

  • Free

Join Brooklyn's friendliest park for a traditional tree lighting ceremony,

  1. Carroll Park President St, between Court and Smith Sts
  2. Fri Dec 5
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The Nutcracker Highlights

  • Price band: 2/4

Kids get a short but sweet introduction to the classic ballet with this

  1. Rebecca Kelly Ballet Studio 579 Broadway, between Houston and Prince Sts
  2. Fri Dec 5 - Sat Dec 6
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Cirque Ziva

  • Price band: 2/4

The Golden Dragon Acrobats perform amazing stunts in this traditional

  1. New Victory Theater 209 W 42nd St, between Seventh and Eighth Aves
  2. Fri Dec 5 - Sun Jan 4
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Seven in One Blow, or the Brave Little Kid

  • Price band: 1/4

The popular family show is back for its twelfth year. Adapted from the

  1. 1 Sheridan Sq, between Washington Pl and W 4th St
  2. Fri Dec 5 - Sun Dec 21
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"A Christmas Carol, Oy! Hanukkah, Merry Kwanzaa"

This multi-cultural toy-puppet extravaganza is sure to get audience

  1. La MaMa E.T.C. 74A E 4th St, between Bowery and Second Ave
  2. Fri Dec 5 - Sun Dec 14
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