Jan 12-13. What to do this weekend: NYC


Little Swappies Kids Clothing and Toy Swap Event @ Avenues School
Have unused holiday presents, outgrown clothes, stored up toys and books that your kids will not play with or read anymore? It’s a new year so swap them all for things you actually need!

Saturday Morning Storytelling @ Scandinavia House
Some of New York’s most famous storytellers bring to life exciting tales of mythical creatures and fantastic adventures from Scandinavia and the far North. Ages 5+

Flurries of Fun! @ Greenbelt Nature Center
First, hear a story about the winter wonderland - next, draw winter scenes from your imagination. Then take a short stroll along a woodland trail, and warm up with a hot cocoa (or tea). Suitable for ages 4 – 8.

How Do They Do That? @ The Metropolitan
Peek at technique and learn through handling tools and materials how works of art were created. This week's topic is Fantastic Furnishings

Family Day: BankInk! @ No Longer Empty
Children and adults are invited to join No Longer Empty and Resobox for a course on Sumi-e - 1pm-2.15 pm. More art-making and exploring activities will take place until 4pm.


Macy's Sunday Story Hour: City in the Snow @ DiMenna Children's History Museum
Do you stay inside or play outside when it snows? Young Peter can’t wait to explore and play in the snow - join in his adventures by reading The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats. Ages 4-7.

Sunday Singalong @ The Moxie Spot
Head along to enjoy - clap, sing, dance.

Rock of Ages! @ High Rock Park
Ever wonder how High Rock was formed? Learn about the rocks that rock our world. Take a close look at rocks and crystals through the microscope then create an edible plate tectonics activity. Ages 7+

Hip Tot Music Fest @ Littlefield
Hip Top Music Fest brings you The Okee Dokee Brothers and Rolie Polie Guacamole. Your little ones can also enjoy glitter tattoos, face painting, arts & crafts & goody bags.

Mario the Magician @ Space on White
Join Mario the Magician for an uplifting, inventive, and highly interactive magical performance for the young and young-at-heart! Part retro, part rock and roll, Mario is an artist and inventor who creates his own props.


MulchFest 2013 @ Various Venues
Join the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation, the New York City Department of Sanitation, and GreeNYC  to recycle your Christmas trees into wood chips. Bring your holiday tree to a designated city park to be recycled into mulch that will nourish plantings across the city!

Hibernator's Pajama Pop-In @ Wave Hill
Put on your PJs, pack up your teddy bear and head over to Wave Hill! Make an animal mask at the Family Art Project and hear tales of hibernating creatures. Admission to the grounds is free all weekend, thanks to the support of Target.

Circus in a Trunk @ Canal Park Playhouse
A trio of clowns arrives at Canal Park Playhouse ready to watch the circus that never shows up! This enterprising troupe decides to perform the show themselves, literally pulling an amazing and hilarious performance full of clever surprises out an antique trunk. 

Source: New York Loves Kids . com
For the full list of events by NYLK this week please see here

*Please note that the above events were correct at time of going to press - you may wish to check with the venue before setting off