NY Cat & Dog Film Festivals
Nov 3, 2019 @ 12:00 pm– 6:00 pm
Suggested Ages: 4-5 to Adult Friendly, Adult Friendly
See documentary and fictional independent short works on feline and canine subjects including a cat sanctuary in Bangladesh, the rescue of abandoned greyhounds in Spain and and mockumentary on a cat Olympian, Cat screenings at 12 & 1:30 pm, dog lovers get their fix at 3:30 and 5 pm. Not curated specifically for kids but appropriate for around ages 5+.
A portion of every ticket goes to a local animal welfare non-profit.
Yayoi Kusama: I Spend Each Day Embracing Flowers
Find oversized flowers, pumpkins and a whole lot of polka dots by legendary artist Yayoi Kusama, plus go inside a new rainbow-colored Infinity Mirrored Room. Lots of repetitions for kids who like to count. Presented across the gallery’s 519, 525, and 533 West 19th Street locations – one of her largest gallery presentations to date.
The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show
See faithful adaptations of author/illustrator Eric Carle’s Brown Bear, Brown Bear and The Very Hungry Caterpillar featuring fantastical larger-than-life puppets and audience participation.
VIP tickets ($110) include a swag bag, an Eric Carle plush, and a character meet and greet after the performance.
Lap seats are available at the door for children under one…More info
Home Depot Workshop
Develop hands-on skills by gluing, hammering with help from parents and store associates. Projects change monthly. Receive a certificate of achievement, workshop apron and a commemorative pin while supplies last.
Also at Home Depots on 59th Street/Third Ave, Long Island City, New Rochelle and elsewhere.More info
Dance in HRPK: Bollywood & Bhangra
Join Bollywood & Bhangra group lessons from Ajna Dance Company, founded to foster diversity and inclusion by making Indian dance and culture more accessible to all. Originating in India, these dance forms highlight rhythm, expression and passion. Bhangra, particularly, is a high-energy folk dance with origins in Punjab, India, a dance now learned and loved…More info
Explore nature and art on a unique floating green space on the Hudson River.
* Enjoy diverse horticulture, welcoming seating lawns, winding paths leading to spectacular views, and a variety of spaces for performing arts, relaxation and play. Make music on a variety of percussion installations and play with a spinning optical illusion.
* Restrooms…More info
Chelsea Waterside Playground
The newly designed play area features a giant, multi-colored, one-of-a-kind, Robinia wood pipefish plus water features incorporating limestone cattle head sculptures reclaimed from historic meatpacking district business New York Butchers’ Dressed Meat Company.
Near the new must-see Little Island and Pier 62 Carousel.More info