It’s the start of another eventful week in the city! Read on for details about an exhibit opening this weekend, a children’s novel brought to life, and much more. Enjoy.
Monday, March 18-Friday, March 22
“The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe”
Circle in the Square Theatre
Adapted from the classic C.S. Lewis book, this 50-minute theatrical production of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe will capture the imaginations of kids in kindergarten through sixth grade. The magical land of Narnia and its inhabitants, as envisioned by the Circle in the Square Theatre School, will cast a spell over all who see it. Tickets are $5.
Wednesday, March 20-Sunday, March 24
Ringling Bros and Barnum & Bailey Circus: Built to Amaze
The greatest show on earth is coming to Brooklyn! Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus present their newest show, Built to Amaze. Families with children of all ages will enjoy the circus’s famed clowns, animals, and acrobats all under one roof. Tickets start at $20. Runs through April 1.
Saturday, March 23
NY Hall of Science
12 pm-4 pm
During Skate Day at the NY Hall of Science, young skateboard enthusiasts of all ages and abilities can design their own skateboards, learn how to ride, and try out tricks in beginner and advanced level skate clinics. Nerdy Derby, a miniature car building contest and race, will provide additional skateboard-themed fun. Free with museum admission.
Saturday, March 23-Sunday, March 24
“Whales: Giants of the Deep”
American Museum of Natural History
10 am-5:45 pm
Have you ever wanted to learn all there is to know about whales? Now you can when you visit the American Museum of Natural History. Their new exhibit, “Whales: Giants of the Deep,” explores our history with these magnificent mammals. Originally curated by Te Papa Tongarewa, New Zealand’s national museum, the exhibit features informative films, life-size models, and over 20 whale skeletons and skulls. Free with General Admission Plus One tickets. Through January 5, 2014.