Funky Fun Weekend!!

Fun events for 2/12/11~2/13/11

Caribbean Expo Family Day

Today 11am–4pm

M.S. 447

345 Dean St (between Third and Fourth Aves)


Subway: D, N, R to Pacific St

Tickets: $6 per person, $20 per family of four

This bash will raise funds for the school and Haitian relief efforts. Expect activities like Afro-Caribbean dance demonstrations, a Jerk chicken competition and a chance for kidz to make their own Haitian friendship bracelets….. Nice!

Share the Love

Today 11am–2:30pm

McCarton School

331 W 25th St (between Eighth and Ninth Aves)

Subway: C, E to 23rd St (Eighth Ave)


Only make believe is a NON profit Organization who brings Joy and the gift of make believe to disadvantaged children in Hospitals and Facilities all around  NY. On this day they are making it a community event! Here’s a sweet deal: Families enjoy face painting, performances, storytelling and games, all for free!

Meet the Author and Illustrator: Phillip and Erin Stead

Today 4pm–5pm

The powerHouse Arena

37 Main St (at Water St)
Dumbo, Brooklyn


Subway: A, C to High St; F to York St


The powerhouse Arena said to be  One of twelve places to see in The New York Times brings to you writer-artist duo—and husband and wife pair— to present their picture book A Sick Day for Amos McGee. This  sweet story is with gorgeous  artwork, focuses on a zookeeper whose animal friends pay a house call when he comes down with the sniffles. Ages 4 to 8. The kids will Love it!

Buildings that Wiggle Like a Fish

Today 1pm–4pm

Scandinavia House

58 Park Ave (between 37th and 38th Sts)
Midtown East  


Subway: 6 to 33rd St

Tickets: $10

Architects and engineers find inspiration everywhere! and so will you and your family. fAfter exploring images of aquatically-inspired buildings.  Families will design their own scaly, shimmering structures resembling fish. Ages 4 to 10.

African American Arts Festival

Sunday  noon–5pm

Children’s Museum of Manhattan

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


Subway: B, C to 81st St–Museum of Natural History; 1 to 86th St 

Tickets: Free with museum admission ($10)

For Black History Month, the museum has two weekends of activities  where families can take in a blues jazz performance from the Jazz at Lincoln Center WEBop band (Sun 13; 2, 3pm), make a diorama with help from artist Loul Samater (Sat 12; 2, 3:30pm; ages 5 and up) and  so much more. 

Little Club Heads

Sunday noon–3pmBroad Street Ballroom

41 Broad St (between Exchange Pl and Beaver St)


Subway: 2, 3 to Wall St

Tickets: $15

I don’t know about y’all but here is where I will be!  A place you and Your LIL ones can  get their groove on.   This kiddie dance party plays the newest hottest R&B, Old/New Hip Hop and Pop.Once you’re all partied  out  or while your still partying check out clowns, face painting, balloon-twisting and snacks. This month’s theme is Valentine’s Day. Ages 12 months to 8 years.
Have Fun!!

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