• Weekend Planner August 19-21

    A Few Of Our Favorite Events And Activities This Weekend


    Though summer is on its way
    out, the city is still swarming with family-friendly
    events this weekend. Check out our picks for the coolest flicks and fests.
    (Now, let’s just hope the rain stays away!) —

    FLICKS. Free outdoor movie
    screenings (for families, no doubt!) are in abundance this Friday night.
    Charlotte’s Place will host Family
    Friday Pizza and Movie Night
    where they will show the animal-filled film,
    Madagascar. Teens will get a thrill out of the Spielberg dino
    adventure,
    Jurassic Park, playing at the Intrepid
    Sea, Air & Space Museum
    .
    Brooklyn’s Narrows
    Botanical Gardens is the perfect picturesque spot to see the ’06 animated hit Over
    the Hedge
    . And don’t forget about the Disney musical Tangled
    showing at
    Hudson
    River
    Park featuring the voices of Mandy Moore and Zachary
    Levi.

    FESTS. Now onto the many
    fun-filled festivals that this weekend has to offer. On Saturday, Erin Lee and
    the Up Past Bedtime Band, Still Saffire, and the Itty Biddies will all perform
    during the Jam
    on DUMBO Free Summer Family Festival
    . The Second
    Annual Wash Ave. Rocks Street Fair
    will boast a summer fashion show and
    local
    Brooklyn restaurants will wage a tasting battle. For a Black
    College Expo and youth swimming demonstrations, visit the Celebrate
    Harlem Festival
    on Saturday. Lastly, your child will become a kite-flying
    aficionado after attending the FlyNYC
    Kite Festival
    , which will include free kite workshops.

    Looking for even more fun? Click here for all of our weekend highlights.

    Click here for the full calendar of all family events happening this weekend and every day of the week.

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