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Wednesday, January 18


The Season is Bright at Luminaries

when: Jan 18, 2017 - Jan 29 at 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.

where: Battery Park City , Brookfield Place , 230 Vesey St., New York, Ny

cost: Free

ages: All

Educational Alliance Preschool invites everyone to their Purim-themed Fundraiser! Purim is a festive Jewish holiday that commemorates the deliverance of the Jewish people in the ancient Persian Empire and the holiday is observed with gifts of food and money, charitable donations, and celebrations involving costumes and masks! Join us for a fun-filled morning that will include a Purim themed puppet show by the Yellow Sneaker Players, face painting, caricatures, mask and crown making, carnival games, silent auction, music, food (Kosher) and much, much more! Come in costume, whether you're big or little and join in on the fun.

Yellow Sneaker Puppet Sing-Along

when: every Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.

where: Prospect Heights, Blue Marble Ice Cream, 186 Underhill Ave., Brooklyn, Ny

cost: $7/child

ages: 5 and under


Dinner and a Show at Dizzy’s

when: every Wednesday at 5:30 p.m.

where: Park Slope, Dizzy's on 5th , 230 5th Ave., Brooklyn, Ny

cost: Free

ages: All

With summer just around the corner, BAM is hosting a Family Day inspired by sunshine and the ocean! Join us for art-making and fun activities throughout the Museum, including some of our favorite ocean animal crafts.


when: every Wednesday at 2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.

where: Bronx, Poe Park Visitor Center, 2640 Grand Concourse, New York, Ny

cost: Free

ages: All

January 15th - March 25th (no class 2/19) Triangles, Squares and Circles, Oh My! Wednesdays 10:15-11am and 3:15-4pm 18-48 mos. Young artists will explore shapes, color and strengthen their fine motor skills through a variety of 2-3 dimensional art materials. By focusing on a specific color or theme each session, children will build their skills with drawing, collage, painting and small-scale sculpture. Enrollment Info: $28/drop-in (space permitting, pre-registration is encouraged) $250/10-week semester (payment must be made by January 12th) Space is limited, so reserve your spot today!

Triangles, Squares, Circles, Oh My!

when: Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 10:15 a.m. to 11 a.m.

where: Brooklyn, Private Picassos Art Studio, 237 5th Ave., New York, Ny

cost: $28/drop-in (space permitting; pre-registration is encouraged)

ages: 18-48 mos.


Dance and Sing with Irka Mateo

when: every Wednesday at 10:15 a.m. & 11:15 a.m.; additional 3:30 p.m. session in Spanish only

where: Battery Park, National Museum of the American Indian, One Bowling Green, New York, Ny

cost: Free

ages: 2-4


15th Annual Holiday Train Show

when: Jan 18, 2017 - Feb 26 at Mon.-Fri. 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Sat. & Sun. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

where: Midtown, Grand Central Terminal, NY Transit Museum Gallery Annex and Store, 89 East 42nd St., New York, Ny

cost: Free

ages: All