5 Free Event to do with Kids this Weekend!

1. Halloween Festival 

Games, rides, craft projects, costume contest, hay rides, pumpkin patch and goodie bags.This Saturday October 22, 2011, FREE 12pm-15pm,
Fort Totten Park Fort Totten, Cross Island Parkway, Totten Road to 15 Road, Queens NY

2.Get out there and explore the Magic Bus!

Celebrate the 25th anniversary of The Magic School Bus, Ms. Frizzle and her unpredictable adventures! Meet author Joanna Cole and illustrator Bruce Degen, pose with Ms. Frizzle, perform a Frizz approved science experiment and play the new Nintendo DS game! WAHOO!

Saturday, October 22, 2011, FREE 15pm

The Scholastic Store 557 Broadway, New York NY

 3. Family Art Workshop 

Art-making workshop that engages children and adults in hands-on creative exploration. Educator-led discussions and art-making activities will encourage participants to get inspired, have fun, and make art together! No experience necessary!

Saturday, October 22, 2011, FREE10:30 am – 12:00 pm

The Drawing Center 35 Wooster Street, New York NY

4.Saturday Story Time 

Each Saturday, Greenlight hosts Story Time featuring picture book authors and activities. Visit the website for weekly titles. 

Saturday, October 22, 2011, FREE11 am, repeats every Saturday util Dec 24
Greenlight Bookstore 686 Fulton Street, Brooklyn NY 11217

5.Halloween: Parade and Pumpkin Sail

Weather permitting. Wear your costume and bring a carved jack-o’-lantern before 5:30 pm for spooky music, live entertainment, a parade, and New York City’s largest pumpkin flotilla at twilight. 

Sunday, October 23, 2011, FREE 16:00pm-19:00 pm 

Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park) 110th Street between Fifth and Lenox Avenues, New York NY

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Arts to Grow (ATG) engages children in the artistic process by providing free, highly tailored and professionally taught arts education programs to youth in the New York metro area who have limited access to the arts. Arts to Grow collaborates closely with schools and community groups to match performing and visual arts programs and Teaching Artists with the specific needs of each group of children. ATG serves the community and society by helping children develop their full potential through the arts.

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