• Lorraine Duffy Merkl

    Written by Lorraine Duffy Merkl


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    Autumn Leaves Storytime At Mount Vernon Hotel Museum

    Join the Mount Vernon Hotel Museum and Garden for a historically-themed story time! There will be dress-up in the Children's... [more]

    Photoville In Brooklyn Bridge Park

    Check out more than 50 photo exhibitions in re-purposed shipping containers and outdoor exhibitions at one of the largest photographic... [more]

    Board Game Bonanza At Macomb’s Bridge Library

    Join the New York Public Library for board games and an afternoon of fun! Be sure to bring your game... [more]

    Queens County Fair At The Queens County Farm Museum

    Take the family out to the 32nd Annual Queens County Fair for a whole day of authentic county fair traditions like a corn... [more]

    World Maker Faire At The New York Hall Of Science

    At the 5th annual World Maker Faire, makers will be sharing everything from robotics to food-making to DIY crafting in what has become... [more]

    The Butterfly Girl At The Vital Theatre

    Come to the Vital Theatre to see the story of a young girl's discovery of her passion for butterflies and her... [more]

    Brooklyn Book Festival At Brooklyn Borough Hall

    Calling all bibliophiles! The place to be this Sunday is the Brooklyn Book Festival at the Brooklyn Borough Hall. All... [more]

    Street Fair & Celebration: New York On Location

    Go behind-the-scenes of the motion picture industry with the Museum of the Moving Image, Theatrical Teamsters Local 817, and Kaufman... [more]

    Family Day At Carnegie Hall

    Join Carnegie Hall for some free, interactive musical activities in the new Judith and Burton Resnick Education Wing. The little... [more]

    The Great Pumpkin Patch At Brooklyn Plantology

    Celebrate fall in a pumpkin patch!  At Brooklyn Plantology, kids will get a chance to pick their own pumpkins and... [more]

    Kids Construction Zone At The High Line

    Know some little builders? Bring them by the Kids Construction Zone at the High Line, where they can build their... [more]

    Morningside Lights

    Led by the directors of the Professional Arts Workshop, Morningside Lights is a free, week-long arts event. Kids and families... [more]

    Thalia Kids’ Book Club: An Evening With Patricia Polacco At Symphony Space

    Come join Patricia Polacco, beloved author and illustrator of  Thank You, Mr. Falker, at Symphony Space for a  conversation about her... [more]

    Youcan Toucan’s Sense Of The Rainforest At Jefferson Market Library

    Explore the tropical jungle with Youcan the Toucan the puppet and explorer Jungle Jane. The kids will experience an introduction to... [more]

    The Haunted Pumpkin Garden At The New York Botanical Garden

    Bring the whole family to this spooky and spectacular pumpkin display at the New York Botanical Garden. On October 18 and... [more]

    How To Be A Puppeteer At The 115th Street Library

    What can make a good story better? Telling it with puppets, of course! The 115th Street Library is hosting a workshop where... [more]

    Natural Histories at American Museum of Natural History

    Now through October 2014, visitors to the American Museum of Natural History can learn how scientific illustration played a key... [more]

    IMAX: Great White Shark at American Museum of Natural History

    Narrated by Bill Nighy, Great White Shark, the latest IMAX documentary film at the American Museum of Natural History, gets... [more]

    The Great Pumpkin Patch At Brooklyn Plantology

    Celebrate fall in a pumpkin patch!  At Brooklyn Plantology, kids will get a chance to pick their own pumpkins and... [more]

    Natural Histories at American Museum of Natural History

    Now through October 2014, visitors to the American Museum of Natural History can learn how scientific illustration played a key... [more]

    IMAX: Great White Shark at American Museum of Natural History

    Narrated by Bill Nighy, Great White Shark, the latest IMAX documentary film at the American Museum of Natural History, gets... [more]

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