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The best things to do this week for NYC kids: December 19--23

Photograph by Steven Tom

Photograph by Steven Tom

Monday 19
FREE Check out wreaths made from crab shells, piano keys, paintbrushes and more at the of Central Park's Arsenal Gallery.

Settle into the theater at Cobble Hill Cinemas for a screening of .

Tuesday 20
The Festival of Lights takes to the ice as a giant menorah is lit at for the first night of Hanukkah.

Belt out holiday songs during St. Barts Church's .

Wednesday 21

The Metropolitan Opera House stages a family-friendly production of Mozart's .

Thursday 22
Head to Brighton Beach for , featuring acts from America's Got Talent, former members of Cirque du Soleil and more.

Get tickets for , an interactive show at the Brick, complete with games, activities and plenty of zany characters.

Friday 23
See how the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre celebrates the holidays in .

Let the Christmas countdown begin. Give Santa any last-minute gift requests at these festive city spots.

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