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Are you ready to "1-2-3...Imagine!" with Elmo & friends at Sesame Street Live? Catch the high-energy performance before it leaves Madison Square Garden this weekend! What's more, New York Family readers can save up to 40% using the discount code: NYFAM. Purchase your tickets here and read about one family's adventure at the show! 

Contests & Giveaway

The Off-Broadway hit Freckleface Strawberry, based on Julianne Moore's children's book, is about a girl who learns to love her freckles. We have two family 4-packs to give away! To enter, write on our Facebook Page telling us something adorable about your kid. Then, email us with the subject line "Freckleface Strawberry." Deadline is Friday, March 2.

Weekend Plans & More     

The recipe for a great weekend: birthday bashes and safari animals. Head to the final days of The Intrepid's Kids Week. (Friday-Sunday)


Catch Cirque Le Jazz at the Theater for the New City for some Big Band anthems, Broadway-style dancing and aerial acrobatics. (Friday-Sunday)


Classic scenes from The Nutcracker plus brand new ballets will be shown at Ballet Academy East's Studio Showing. (Friday-Saturday)


Girls ages 8 and up can meet award-winning author Mary Casanova at The American Girl Place. Bring a book to have signed! (Friday)


Screen a few unique family films at the Film Society of Lincoln Center this weekend. Those with imaginary friends of their own will love theNJ Camp Fair Dates tale of Twigson and also find out what happens when The Great Bear kidnaps Jonathan's little sister. (Friday)


It's the New Year all over again at the Rubin NJ Camp Fair DatesMuseum's Himalayan New Year celebration for families. Get ready for butter sculptures and tea, plus a collaborative mandala project. (Saturday)


Bring your royal wee ones to the Medieval Arts Children's Workshop at St. John The Divine. 4's and up will learn how to carve a block of limestone or master the art of weaving. (Saturday)


Recess always reigns, even on weekends. Check out Recess Monkey, a quirky pop rock trio, at Symphony Space. (Saturday)


Join the JCC for their Special Free Saturday spotlighting Street Arts. Events include a graffiti workshop, art from Keith Haring and a panel discussion. (Saturday)


No MoonSoup party is complete without music, dancing, instruments and stories. (Saturday)


What do you get when you combine hilarious lyrics, an accordion and special jigs? Ben Rudnick and Friends at 92Y Tribeca. (Sunday)


"Hands ON" is the motto for Baby Got Bach at Le Poisson Rouge. Not only can kiddos hear great chamber music, but they'll also touch and play instruments that are usually off-limits for children. (Sunday)


Hear all about the companionship between a boy and his mutt when the Tribeca Performing Arts Center presents Henry & Mudge. (Sunday)


And the Oscar goes to...the Muppets (or so we hope). Check out the special Oscar Day Muppet Movie Triple Feature at the Museum of the Moving Image. May the best original song win! (Sunday)


Get to El Museo del Barrio for their first ever Sundae Sermon Indoor Series for music (like Latin and afro), dancing and facepainting--all to benefit two charities that aid patients with HIV. (Sunday)


For even more events this weekend and beyond, check out our Family Calendar.   
Bonus Tip 

What's not to love about movies? Beyond the Hollywood blockbusters, a number of important city cultural hubs, including Film Society of Lincoln Center (with extra programming for midwinter break right now!) and MoMA, now offer really good film series meant for parents and children to share. Check out Screen This to find out what's happening on the silver screen in NYC.

February 23-29, 2012

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