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Things RPs May Like to Do This Weekend With Kids - Sat-Sun Aug 16-17, 2014

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SATURDAY, AUG 16, 2014

Kayaking
Where: Brooklyn Bridge Park Boathouse Pier 2 floating dock, Brooklyn NY
When: Saturday, 10am - 3pm
$$$: Free    |     Age: All    |  Website

Kayak on the water from the Brooklyn Bridge Park Boathouse at the Pier 2 floating dock! Children must be present with guardians. No experience is necessary.

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Learn about Bridges at Family Day At The Center For Architecture
When: Saturday, August 16, 2014 at 11am-1pm  OR 2pm-4pm
Where: Center For Architecture Foundation 536 LaGuardia Place, New York NY
Cost: $20/family of 4; $5 for every add'l guest    |    Age: 5+    |     Website

Children and their parents can learn about building bridges, design and construct their own bridge! Call to pre-register.

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Staten Island Beach Fest

When: Saturday and Sunday
Where: various beachfronts on Staten Island
Cost: Free  |    Ages: All    |   Website

8/16 Z Club NY to Come to Staten Island!
8/16 Come Listen to Squeaky Clean Cowboy

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Fringe Jr: My Monster Friend
When: Saturday, Aug 16 at 12pm
Where: The Theater At The 14th Street Y 344 East 14th Street, New York NY 
Cost: $13  |   Age: 5-10 years  |  Website

Bilingual English/Italian musical comedy about a doctor who orders brain online and creates an Italian monster friend.

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Coney Island Sand Sculpting Contest
When: Saturday, August 16, 2014 at 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Where: Coney Island, Beach and the Boardwalk West 10th to West 12th Streets , New York NY
Cost: Free  |   Age: All   |  Website

Cash prizes for best sand sculpture, entertainment on the boardwalk. If you want to compete in the content, it is recommended that you pre-register. Call  718-266-4653

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Marvel Universe LIVE!
When: Sat, Aug 16, 2014 11 AM, 3 PM, 7 PM;   Sun, Aug 17, 2014 11 AM, 3 PM 
Where: Barclays Center 620 Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn NY
Cost: $25-$125   |  Age: All   |  Website

Watch your favorite Marvel Super Heroes including Spider-Man, The Avengers - Iron Man, Hulk - high tech performance

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Family Art Workshop: Learn How to Make Puppets
When: Saturday, August 16, 2014 10am-12pm and 1pm-3pm 
Where: Madison Square Park Northwest Lawn, New York NY
Cost: FREE   | Age: All   |  Website

Children can learn how to create puppets using clay, wood and cloth in the park.

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Reading for Kids - Comic Con Kids at Bryant Park
When: Saturday, May 31, 2014 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Where: Bryant Park between 40th and 42nd Streets & Fifth and Sixth Avenues, New York NY
Cost: Free   |   Ages: All    |    Website

Bryant Park Reading Room Featuring Tania del Rio, Diary of a Girl Next Door: Betty

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Animation Lessons - at Museum of The Moving Image

When: Saturday, Aug 16, 2014, 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Where: Museum Of The Moving Image, 36-01 35 Avenue, Astoria NY
Cost: Free with paid museum admission   | Age: 7yrs+   |   Website

With help of museum staff, children will make their own media projects using pencils, crayons, cameras, computers, and tablets, they will be able to create a character sketch, draw a flipbook, make a short animated video, and more. 

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SUNDAY, AUG 17, 2014

Lesley and the Flying Foxes - South Street Seaport
When: Sunday, August 17, 2014, 2pm-4pm
Where: South Street Seaport South Street, New York NY
Cost: Free   |   Age: All    |    Website  

FREE family event with live music, story-time, games and more! This is a silly and scintillating family music show for all ages! 

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PBS Kids Club Thirteen: Dinosaur Train at Prospect Park

When: Sunday, August 17, 2014, 10am - 12pm
Where: Lakeside Rink Prospect Park -  171 East Drive inside park , Brooklyn NY
Cost: Free for Kids Club 13 Members   |  Age: 3-8yrs   | Website

Join for a roaring good time to celebrate the Dinosaur Train on-air special “Classic in the Jurassic” this August. The event will take place at the new Lakeside facility in Prospect Park and include free roller skating for members, plus Dinosaur Train activities, goodies, and character meet and greet. Watch a preview screening of the on-air special, do hands on activities with take-aways, and play around with Dinosaur Train iPad apps and games. A dino-rific fun time in Brooklyn, Sunday, August 17th!

ACTIVITIES

Meet and greets with Buddy the T-Rex
Special preview screening of “Classic in the Jurassic”
Enjoy Dinosaur Train activities, games and iPAD apps
FREE skate rental for their visit from 10 to Noon.

The event is free for members of Kids Club THIRTEEN.  http://kids.thirteen.org/fun-free/dinosaur-train-classic-in-the-jurassic-at-lakeside-in-prospect-park/

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Fringe Jr: Alienne-The Musical Adventures of My Little Martian

When: Sunday, August 17, 2014
Where: The Theater at the 14th Street Y  --- 344 East 14th Street (at 1st Avenue) , New York NY
Cost: $13   |   Ages: 5-10 years  |   Website

Alienne is a Martian teenager who wants to be a human. Funny aliens, robots, astronomer, and a space witch complete the show.

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Theatreworks USA Presents: The Lightning Thief
When: Monday, July 21, 2014 at various times
Where: Lucille Lortel Theatre 121 Christopher Street, New York NY
Cost: Free   |    Age: 8+   | Website

Adapted from the book The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan, musical THE LIGHTNING THIEF is the story of Percy, a 12-year-old boy who journeys into a world of mythological monsters and Greek Gods as he struggles with dyslexia and ADHD. 

Tickets are FREE on a first-come, first-served basis in-person at the Lucille Lortel Theatre Box Office on the day of the performance distributed 1 hour prior to the show. 

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Marvel Universe LIVE!

When: Sat, Aug 16, 2014 11 AM, 3 PM, 7 PM;   Sun, Aug 17, 2014 11 AM, 3 PM 
Where: Barclays Center 620 Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn NY
Cost: $25-$125   |  Age: All  |   Website

Watch your favorite Marvel Super Heroes including Spider-Man, The Avengers - Iron Man, Hulk - high tech performance