Weekend Hotness in the cold!! 2/4~2/6

So  hoping  that this weekend doesn’t turn into   snowmaggedon I have a couple of events that  might actually work out for ya!! and wont empty out your pockets. Don’t forget to check out the Apollo free weekend!!

Target Free First Friday Night

Fri 5pm–8pm

Children’s Museum of Manhattan

212 W 83rd St (between Amsterdam Ave and Broadway)


Thanks to the Target Free First Friday Night program, admission to the museum is free this evening. Kids can run around the interactive exhibits, or get creative doing themed art projects.

Winter Jam NYC!!

Sat 11am–4pm

Prospect Park, Nethermead

Enter (at 16th St)


This  annual winter sports festival that encourages New Yorkers to get out and enjoy the outdoors in the colder months. This year, for the first time, Winter Jam is coming to Brooklyn!  This annual party features snowshoeing, cross country skiing, skiing and snowboarding lessons, and the Red Bull Buttercup—where experienced snowboarders will show off their tricks. 

LUVV IT!! and it’s FREE !


If you have a lil extra doe and staying outside in the cold is not your thang check out…

BAM Kids Film Festival

*Starting Feb 5. 

Sat, Sun 10am–2:30pm

Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM)

30 Lafayette Ave (between Ashland Pl and St. Felix St)


Pint-size cinephiles,(people who love cinema, just so you won’t get it twisted) rejoice over BAM kids Film Festival. With another international showcase of the best in children’s films, along with live performances and fun-for-all-ages activities in the lobby throughout the day.

Chinatown’s Lunar New Year Parade

Sun Feb 6 11:30am~1pm

Begins at Mott and Hester Sts (917-660-2402, betterchinatown.com).

Celebrating the year of the Rabbit this main event of Chinese New Year is in Manhattan, the parade travels from Little Italy through Chinatown, with marching bands, floats, and lion and dragon dancers twirling the entire way. Before the procession starts, get your fill of cultural performances and demonstrations at Sara Roosevelt Park (Canal St at Forsyth St).



Family Arts Fair

Sun 1pm–4pm

Hannah Senesh Community Day School

342 Smith St (between Second and Third Sts)


Kids participate in  hands-on art activities—from making won peace flags with the Rubin Museum of Art to creating Victorian-era optical toys with the Jewish Museum—at this day school turned art fairground.
AND last But definitely  not Least………..

APOLLOs Free Open House Weekend!!!

Saturday 12 noon to 5 p.m. &
Sunday 12 noon to 5 p.m.

This event will feature displays of never-before-seen Apollo memorabilia, live performances from past winners of the Apollo’s signature program, Amateur Night, history, Behind-the-scenes tours, dance demonstrations, children’s activities ,special performances and a host of other activities. We are all welcomed to explore the theater and step onto the legendary stage where many of the icons in entertainment have launched their careers….

Please go to website for the list of events and time slots. And remember this is the Apollo…arrive Eaaaarrrlllyyyyy!!!

Free of charge

Have Fun!!

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