The holiday season is over, but that doesn’t mean the fun stops. Start 2014 out with a weekend to remember – an awesome intergalactic puppet show concert, a day of dinos, a science workshop and much more. Read on for all the details.
Intergalactic Puppet Musical Concert
Lunch Money’s brand new intergalactic concert experience about a heroic young inventor named Stella, her radical technological discovery and robot sidekick is a great way to blast off into the New Year. “Planet Hopping” will feature never before heard songs, futuristic costumes, and mind-blowing puppeteering from Belle et Bete. Sat., 11 a.m. Upper West Side. $20/adults, $15/kids. All ages. Event details.
A Very Dino Day at Scholastic
Visit the Scholastic Store today and you’ll travel back to prehistoric times. Kids can stomp and roar as they explore the Store looking for dinos, fossils and more. Plus, they’ll hear some favorite dino-themed stories. Sat., 3 p.m. Soho. Free. Ages 5 and older. Event details.
Celebrate Three Kings Day with a Craft
Visitors to the Museum can celebrate Three Kings Day and learn all about this holiday. The best part? Kids get to make a jeweled crown to take home. Sat., 2:30 p.m. Crown Heights. Free with museum admission. Ages 0-5. Event details.
Little Laffs Variety Show for Kids
You’ve gotta love a Sunday morning activity that includes a Bloody Mary or Mimosa in the ticket price for you. What’s in it for the kids? A variety show packed with juggling, balloon art, music, comedy and more. Sun., 10:30 a.m. Carroll Gardens. $5/kids, $10/adults, $25/family. Ages 3-9. Event details.
Make a Light-Up Creation
Learn about conductivity using everyday materials – copper tape, LEDs, paper and cardboard – to make a light-up creation at this Little Makers science workshop. Sun., 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.. Flushing. $8. Ages 5 and older. Event details.
Build Your Own Terrarium
Kids will learn how to build a terrarium with all materials included – plant, container and decorative bits. And for any not-so-green thumbs out there, care instructions to keep the plants alive are also included. Sat., 11 a.m – 12 p.m. Astoria. $45. Ages 4 and older. Event details.
What fun activities do you have planned this weekend?
— Julie Seguss
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