[NY] April 4-5, 2015 - Things to do in Westchester and NYC

This Weekend
Easter Egg Hunt @ Various Locations
For those that missed egg hunts last weekend, there is still chance this weekend. Please read details in this blog Westchester Egg Hunt Guide 2015

Build a Chalkboard Planter Stand @ Home Depot
When: Saturday April 4, 2015 9am-12noon
Where: Home Depot near you
Details: FREE hands-on workshops; designed for children ages 5 - 12. All kid get to keep their craft, receive a FREE certificate of achievement, a Workshop Apron, and a commemorative pin while supplies last.  

Magician Show @ Muscoot Farm
When: Sunday April 5, 2015 Shows at 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m.
Where: Muscoot Farm, 51 Route 100, Katonah, NY 10536
Details: Magician Margret Steele will dazzle and amaze during two shows.

Family Art Workshop @ Wave Hill Garden
When: Saturday April 4, 2015 10am-1pm
Where: Wave Hill, Bronx, NY
Details: This weekend's family art project is Eco Fair. Display your care for our planet with your own nature-inspired crafts. Fashion a fancy flower from a discarded CD, binoculars from cardboard tubes, little insects from found metal zippers, a board game from bottle caps or an Earth Day pin from a recycled jar-top. Free, and admission to the grounds is free until noon.

Easter Fun @ Bronx Zoo
When: Saturday APril 4 and Sunday April 5, 2015
Where: Bronx Zoo
Details: Eggstravaganza Egg Scavenger Hunt at 10am. Crafts with Children's Museum at 11am. Wildlife Hat Parade at 12pm, 1:30pm, and 3:15pm.

Catch Me @ New Victory Theater
When: This weekend April 4 to April 19, 2015
Where: New Victory Theater, 42nd St, Manhattan, NYC
Details: A kids show by Flip FabriQue from Quebec City, Canada. For kids ages 5+. Hoops twirl, diablos whirl, and acrobats soar—all in a day's work (or play!) for Flip Fabrique, the new kids on the circus scene. A high-flying show that The Huffington Post calls "a smile generator with the ability to enchant children and adults. A must." From bouncing off balance beams to scaling a trampoline wall, these cool kids of circus dare you to catch them this spring (before they bound out of town)!

Eater Parade and Bonnet Festival @ NYC
When: Sunday April 5, 2015 10am
Where: 5th Ave from 49th to 57th St.

Macy's Flower Show
When: Now through April 4, 2015 during store hours.
Where: Macy's Herald Square 151 West 34th Street, New York    
Details: This is Macy's iconic annual event. Art in Bloom, the theme of this year’s spectacle, will take spectators into a multi-dimensional floral fantasy featuring incredibly landscaped gardens that celebrate the deep connection between art and nature.

Orchid Show @ New York Botanic Garden
When: Now through April 19, 2015
Where: New York Botanical Garden, Bronx, NY
Details: The elegance of the orchid in all its myriad forms returns to the Garden this year with an aerial display unlike any other. Explore an expanded showcase of hanging designs inside the Haupt Conservatory before stepping outside to enjoy a complementary schedule of events and activities.

Tours for Fours @ MOMA
When: Saturday and Sundays 10:20-11:15am
Where: Museum of Modern Art, NYC
Details: Free Art Program for Four-year-olds and their caregivers. Look, listen, and share ideas while you explore modern and contemporary art. Kids must be four years old to attend this program. **This program is free for individual families of up to two adults and up to three kids. Programs begin in The Lewis B. and Dorothy Cullman Education and Research Building, at 4 West 54 Street (near Fifth Avenue)

A Closer Look for Kids @ MOMA
When: Saturday and Sundays 10:20-11:30am
Where: Museum of Modern Art, NYC
Details: Free Art Program for five to ten year olds and their caregivers. Engage in lively discussions and fun activities while looking closely at modern masterpieces and cutting-edge contemporary art.

Jack and the Beanstalk Puppet Show @ Central Park
When: Now through June 26, 2015  Saturday and Sunday 1pm
Where: Swedish Cottage Theater in Central Park
Details: Based on the classic English fairytale, this fresh retelling of the Swedish Cottage original production takes Jack on an enchanting adventure up a magical beanstalk. Buy Tickets at https://web.ovationtix.com/trs/cal/28945/1425186000000

On the Horizon
Cherry Blossom 2015
Starting April, there are some cherry blossom festivals around NY/NJ areas. Please read details in this blog entry Cherry Blossom 2015

Pinkalicious the Musical @ Tarrytown Music Hall
When: April 11, 2015 2pm
Details: Pinkalicious can't stop eating pink cupcakes despite warnings from her parents. Her pink indulgence lands her at the doctor's office with Pinkititis, an affliction that turns her pink from head to toe - a dream come true for this pink loving enthusiast. But when her hue goes too far, only Pinkalicious can figure out a way to get out of this predicament.

The Very Hungry Caterpiller @ Emlin Theater
When: April 18, 2015 11am or 1:30pm
Details: The Very Hungry Caterpillar follows the wonderful adventures of an extremely tiny but very hungry caterpillar who munches his way through an amazing variety of foods as he approaches his eventual metamorphosis into a beautiful butterfly. Ages 3+ $15

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