[NY] Things to do in Westchester / NY the weekend of Feb 28 - March 1, 2015

Amazing Max Magic Show @ White Plains
When: Saturday Feb 28, 2015 2pm
Where: White Plains Performing Art Center
Details: THE AMAZING MAX is a magic show with a mind of its own. Magician Max Darwin makes objects appear out of thin air, defies the laws of physics and performs miracles inches from spectators’ faces. The props onstage seem intent on surprising even the magician himself.T icket prices start at $15.

Light Princess @ New Victory Theater
When: Feb 28 to March 1, 2015
Where: New Victory Theater, 42nd St, Manhattan, NYC
Details: Can a girl who can't fall at all, fall in love? Two witty wisemen sing a story of a young princess cursed by a wicked witch to float through life indefinitely. Twirling above the stage, through the kingdom and into a magical forest, she must find a way to come back to earth by her sixteenth birthday or be doomed to defy gravity forever! Directed by Allegra Libonati, THE LIGHT PRINCESS from the acclaimed American Repertory Theater (Artistic Director, Diane Paulus) showcases the brightest talents of Harvard's graduate acting program. Funny, romantic and cleverly choreographed to delightfully upbeat original songs, this whimsical new musical will have you giggling your way to cloud nine.

Sesame Street Live! Make a New Friend @ MSG
When: Saturday Feb 28 and Sunday March 1  10:30am, 2pm, 5:30pm
Where: Madison Square Garden Theater, NYC
Details: Elmo, Grover, Abby Cadabby, and their Sesame Street friends welcome Chamki, Grover’s friend from India, to Sesame Street. Together, they explore the universal fun of friendship and celebrate cultural similarities, from singing and dancing, to sharing cookies! Join the fun and make a memory with your friends and family! Tickets start at $15.

Gem Hunt @ Greenburgh Nature Center
When: Saturday Feb 28, 2015 11am (Ages 5-7) and 2pm (Ages 8+)
Details: Think rocks are dull and boring? Think again! Discover the treasures of the earth while learning about local gems and crystals. Each participant receives a geode to take home. Note ages for each session. Members $8/person, Non-members $12/person

Pancake Breakfast & Maple Sugaring @ Rye Nature Center
When: Saturday Feb 28 9:30am
Details: Begin the morning with a pancake breakfast and then learn to tap trees the old-fashioned way! Learn about how trees produce sap and get a peek at the sugaring process in the Rye Nature Center's own sugaring shed. Pre-registration required. Limited space available. $10/members, $15/non-members.

Lego Brick Festival @ Larchmont Library
When: Saturday Feb 28 and Sunday March 1, 2015 10am-5pm
Details: Don't miss your opportunity to explore a world created out of LEGO® bricks!  Kids and adults alike will be amazed by this 300 square foot display!  There will also be some fun Seek and Find Challenges, a Creativity Corner and much more! Tickets bought online cost $5 and are $7 at the door!  The exhibit is appropriate for children ages 3 and Up!

For more information, visit:  LARCHMONTBRICKFEST.ORG

Family Story Time and Crafts @ Rye Library
When: Saturday Feb 28 11am-12Noon
Details:Children listen to age-appropriate stories and participate in fun games, rhymes and other activities to develop preliteracy skills and an interest in books and reading.  Felt boards and other props are sometimes used to enhance stories and model future classroom experience.  A fun craft project is designed around the Story Time's theme or a seasonal topic.  Parents and caregivers are asked to assist younger children using scissors, glue and other art materials.  60 minutes.

Nature Storytime @ Greenburgh Nature Center
When: Sunday March 1, 2015 2pm
Details: Let your imagination run wild with this fun nature-themed storytime. Be engaged with a story, meet a live animal, and have fun with a nature activity. Recommended for ages 3-6.
Members $5/person, Non-Members $8/person

On the Horizon:
Disney Live! Three Classic Fairy Tales
When: March 26-29, 2015
Where: Westchester County Center, White Plains, NY
Details: Prepare to step into a world of wonder where wishing is only the beginning and dreams really do come true in Disney Live! Three Classic Fairy Tales.Join Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Donald and Goofy as they bring the timeless fairy tale adventures of Cinderella, Beauty and The Beast, and Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs to life in a live theatrical experience that is pure magic. This enchanting journey features more than 25 Disney characters in an unforgettable theatrical experience for all families. Tickets are also sold on Groupon.

Pinocchio @ New Victory Theater
When: March 13 to March 22, 2015
Where: New Victory Theater, 42nd St, Manhattan, NYC
Details: Presented by Windmill Theatre / State Theatre Company  of South Australia from Adelaide, Australia. With bold ballads, angsty anthems and a plot knotted with tabloid twists, Carlo Collodi's classic tale about a wooden boy with a nose for trouble gets remastered in this psychedelic rock musical. Tenderly tooled by the lonely Gepetto, Pinocchio takes a walk on the wild side when the need to belong gives way to temptations of fun, fame and the dream of becoming a real boy. Last seen at the Sydney Opera House, this "really brilliant musical for kids" (Time Out Sydney) is a visually stunning, must-see production.

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