Family Holiday Decoration Workshop
When: Saturday, 12.17.2011, 10:00 – 12:00 pm
Where: Morris-Jumel Mansion 65 Jumel Terrace, New York NY
Spice up your holidays by making colonial decorations for your tree at the Morris-Jumel Mansion – Manhattan’s oldest house. Advanced registration required.
Jim Vagias Holiday Express
When: Saturday, 12.17.2011 1pm
Where: Brooklyn Public Library – Central Library 10 Grand Army Plaza
Contact: (718) 230-2100
Join Magic Jim as he takes children on an imaginary train ride around the world. Using books that can be found in your library, Jim teaches participants how different cultures celebrate the winter holidays. With lots of humor and audience participation, kids will learn about Kwanza, Diwali, Solstice, Ramadan, Hanukkah and Christmas.
R&R: Shabbat AT The JCC
When: Repeats every week until Sat Mar 24 2012 except Sat Nov 26 2011, Sat Jan 21 2012. Sat, 2011-11-05 14:00 – 17:00
Where: The JCC in Manhattan 334 Amsterdam Avenue, New York NY 10023
-Children’s Open Play Space
-Access to the Rooftop Playground
-Arts & Crafts
-Structured Group Games
The 4th Annual Lyceum Holiday Marketplace
Brooklyn Lyceum, Sat – Sun 11am–7pm. 227 Fourth Ave (between President and Union Sts)
Subway: R to Union St
Enjoy two whole days of holiday shopping, eating and holiday spirit at this annual Brooklyn event. Activities include raffles, pictures with Santa, great kids’ activities, fundraiser giveaways and gift bags. Start crossing names off your holiday shopping list by making pit stops by the booths selling everything from clothing to fancy soaps. All ages.
JCC in Manhattan, Sun 10am–11:30am. 334 Amsterdam Ave (at 76th St)
Subway: B, C to 72nd St; 1 to 79th St
Celebrate Chanukkah with the family at the Manhattan JCC! Over the course of the morning, kids can participate in tons of festive activities such as playing dreidel, making art, decorating cookies and much more. Stick around for a story reading by author Leslie Kimmelman, author of The Runaway Latkes and enjoy a special performance by award-winning infant and toddler music masters, Little Meastros. All ages.