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The best things to do this week for NYC kids: September 24--28

DUMBO Arts Festival

DUMBO Arts Festival Photograph: Jane Kratochvil

Monday 24
CMA hosts the , which boasts crafting workshops and a chance to meet such authors as Victoria Kann (Pinkalicious) and Ann M. Martin (The Baby-Sitters Club).

Tuesday 25
Urban fantasies play out in ' community art-making workshop, as families learn how to create city-inspired illuminated sculptures for the inaugural procession on Saturday, September 29.

Wednesday 26
In the MoMA Studio: Common Senses series, which begins this week, aspiring Picassos explore a multi-sensory environment through activities like harvesting an edible garden and creating light-based scapes.

Thursday 27
Watch out for high-flying fire-breathers, plus Viking warriors and circus acrobats, on the opening night of at the Izod Center.

Friday 28
At the kickoff, creative-minded tykes will hear flowers tell surrealistic stories, play games with alien robots and dance in an interactive performance by Southern cloggers.

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