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Today, September 18 2019, 133 Family Friendly Events

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    Adventures with Dora and Diego

    10:00 AM at Children's Museum of Manhattan - 212 West 83rd Street

    Enjoy new adventures in the rainforest and join Diego on a series of high-stakes animal rescue missions. Help get ready for a party and join in a fabulous fiesta at Dora’s house!

    Occurs 151 more times through Mar 14
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    On The Streets: New York's Trolleys And Buses

    10:00 AM at New York Transit Museum - Boerum Pl. & Schermenhorn Street

    A gallery dedicated to surface transportation presents, in nine complementing segments, a history of above ground mobility for the last 175 years – from the early 1800s through the 21st Century. The central element of the exhibition On the Streets: N... read more

    Occurs 153 more times through Mar 14
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    Moving The Millions: New York City's Subways From Its Origins To The Present

    10:00 AM at New York Transit Museum - Boerum Pl. & Schermenhorn Street

    On the platform level, Moving the Millions: New York City's Subways from its Origins to the Present provides visitors with an overview of the magnitude and complexity of New York City's rapid transit system. The exhibition uses historical photographs... read more

    Occurs 153 more times through Mar 14
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    Jewish Holidays

    10:00 AM at The Jewish Children's Museum - 792 Eastern Pkwy

    Stroll through a replica of an old-fashioned shtetl—a village—to explore the Jewish holiday cycle. Weave your way in and out of storefronts and homes, peer through windows and visit “outdoor” displays. Investigate a shofar-maker’s workbench. Sit in a... read more

    Occurs 127 more times through Mar 15
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    Kosher Supermarket

    10:00 AM at The Jewish Children's Museum - 792 Eastern Pkwy

    Enjoy role-playing fun and gain an understanding of the basics of the Jewish dietary laws. Stock up on kosher products with scaled-down shopping carts, artificial food, working scales and checkout scanners. At the checkout scanner, instead of ringing... read more

    Occurs 127 more times through Mar 15
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    Kosher Kitchen

    10:00 AM at The Jewish Children's Museum - 792 Eastern Pkwy

    With the shopping done, it’s time to head to the kosher kitchen. Sort the two sets of dishes and utensils into the appropriate cupboards. Open the refrigerator and get a real surprise—it talks! And it has a great sense of humor too! Set the table fo... read more

    Occurs 127 more times through Mar 15
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    World of Good

    10:00 AM at The Jewish Children's Museum - 792 Eastern Pkwy

    With a city skyline as a backdrop, explore fundamental good deeds that are universal to people of all faiths yet are grounded in biblical teachings, including honoring parents and teachers, faith, charity, visiting the sick, watching one’s speech, an... read more

    Occurs 127 more times through Mar 15
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    Madame Tussauds Wax Museum

    10:00 AM at Madame Tussauds Wax Museum - 234 W. 42nd Street

    Get your selfie sticks ready! Madame Tussauds in Times Square is the only place with no ropes or barriers holding you back from getting photos with your favorite stars! Voted as one of New York's most unique attractions, Madame Tussauds invites you t... read more

    Occurs 178 more times through Mar 14
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    PlayWorks™

    10:00 AM at Children's Museum of Manhattan - 212 West 83rd Street

    Feed alphabet letters to a talking baby dragon, drive a New York City fire truck, paint on a six-foot art wall, make your way through a crawling challenge course, and connect an air tube puzzle. PlayWorks™ is an immersive, child-sized environment tha... read more

    Occurs 151 more times through Mar 14
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    New York City Fire Museum Collection

    10:00 AM at New York City Fire Museum - 278 Spring Street

    The New York City Fire Museum houses one of the nation's most important collections of fire related art and artifacts from the late 18th century to the present. Among its holdings are painted leather buckets, helmets, parade hats and belts, lanterns ... read more

    Occurs 152 more times through Mar 15
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    The Panorama of the City of New York

    10:00 AM at Queens Museum of Art - Flushing Meadows Corona Park

    The Panorama is the jewel in the crown of the collection of the Queens Museum of Art. Built by Robert Moses for the 1964 World’s Fair, in part as a celebration of the City’s municipal infrastructure, this 9,335 square foot architectural model include... read more

    Occurs 126 more times through Mar 14
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    Journey to the Stars

    10:00 AM at Rose Center for Earth and Space (Hayden Planetarium) - 15 West 81st Street

    A spectacular new Space Show, Journey to the Stars, narrated by Academy Award-winning actress Whoopi Goldberg, premiered on Saturday, July 4, 2009, in the Hayden Planetarium at the Frederick Phineas and Sandra Priest Rose Center for Earth and Space. ... read more

    Occurs 177 more times through Mar 14
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    The Moore Family Tour

    10:00 AM at Tenement Museum - 103 Orchard Street

    Experience the heart of the immigrant saga through the music of Irish America, then tour the restored home of the Moore family, Irish-Catholic immigrants coping with the death of a child in 1869. Compare the Moore's struggle to keep their family heal... read more

    Occurs 176 more times through Mar 14
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    Hall of Human Origins

    10:00 AM at American Museum of Natural History - Central Park West at 79th Street

    The newly opened Anne and Bernard Spitzer Hall of Human Origins presents the remarkable history of human evolution from our earliest ancestors millions of years ago to modern Homo sapiens. The innovative Spitzer Hall combines the most up-to-date disc... read more

    Occurs 181 more times through Mar 17
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    Iridescent Opals

    10:00 AM at American Museum of Natural History - Central Park West at 79th Street

    Renowned for their colorful iridescence, opals’ unique internal structure creates their colors by scattering light. Opal gemstones used in jewelry are relatively soft and fragile; they need protection from scratching, bumping, and abrupt temperature ... read more

    Occurs 181 more times through Mar 17
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    Rare Jade

    10:00 AM at American Museum of Natural History - Central Park West at 79th Street

    A two-foot-long slice from a jadeite jade boulder provides a spectacular window into the dramatic process that formed this highly prized type of jade. This jadeite started as a small vein, or fracture, over 12 miles underground that was wrenched apar... read more

    Occurs 181 more times through Mar 17
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    Habitat Group Dioramas

    10:00 AM at American Museum of Natural History - Central Park West at 79th Street

    The Museum's habitat group dioramas, located extensively throughout its halls, are among the most renowned and beloved exhibits at the Museum. With precise depictions of geographical locations and the careful, anatomically correct mounting of specime... read more

    Occurs 181 more times through Mar 17
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    Fossil Halls

    10:00 AM at American Museum of Natural History - Central Park West at 79th Street

    One of the premier attractions in New York City is the Museum's series of fossil halls, including its two famed dinosaur halls. The Museum is home to the world's largest collection of vertebrate fossils, totaling nearly one million specimens. More th... read more

    Occurs 181 more times through Mar 17
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    Hall of Biodiversity

    10:00 AM at American Museum of Natural History - Central Park West at 79th Street

    The Hall of Biodiversity is a groundbreaking exhibition devoted to what many scientists believe is the most pressing environmental issue of our time: the need to protect and preserve our planet's biodiversity, the variety and interdependence of Earth... read more

    Occurs 181 more times through Mar 17
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    Hall of Meteorites

    10:00 AM at American Museum of Natural History - Central Park West at 79th Street

    The Arthur Ross Hall of Meteorites features a circular layout centered around a massive 34-ton iron meteorite fragment called Ahnighito. For thousands of years, people have been fascinated by streaks of light flashing across the night sky. These ... read more

    Occurs 181 more times through Mar 17
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