NYC Parents: FREE local things to do this weekend with your kids, September 28-29



Saturday, September 28
Torly Kid
The first is a “Back-to-School Mad Science Adventure,” which will feature an outdoor science lab and “mad” scientist (a TK staff member) erupt a volcano, create bounce balls and more. . Back-to-School Science Adventure. FREE. 11:30 1:00PM. Location: Torly Kid – 51 Hudson St., NY, NY 10013 (between Duane and Jay St.)  More information to be announced. Ages: 4+
http://www.torlykid.com

Bank Street Books
Special Story hour with author Sergio Ruzzio. 10: 30am. FREE. 

It's all about bears, bees and blue socks at this special storyhour with author and illustrator Sergio Ruzzier. Sergio reads and signs his bestselling picture books, Bear and Bee and Have You Seen My New Blue Socks?  

Located at the corner of West 112 st and Broadway. 












Link: http://bankstreet.indiebound.com/event/special-storyhour-sergio-ruzzier


Battery Park City Block Party
Enter hula-hoop and bubble gum–blowing contests, sample restaurant fare and take a spin on rides.
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Little Neck Bay Festival
Celebrate National Estuaries Day with free canoeing and outdoor games at Alley Pond.
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Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day
Score gratis entry to kid-friendly museums around the city by simply downloading the deal online.
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Family Art Workshop: Boulder Bash
Collaborate on a new artwork in Madison Square Park with inspiration from the Ideas of Stone installation.
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Sunday, September 29
Atlantic Antic
Shop till you drop at the city’s largest street fair, which includes a festival of vintage buses.
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Hip Tot Family Day
Meet up with author Betsy Bird and DJ Misbehavior for stories, dancing and beer garden munchies.
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Sneak Peak at Freshkills Park
Assess the progress at the future Staten Island park while taking in bike rides, food trucks and live music.
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Medieval Festival at Fort Tryon Park
Nerd out with real jousts, period music, authentic costumes and chicken-on-a-stick.
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All weekend
Dumbo Arts Festival
Interact with installations, take part in performance art and frolic on play-friendly sculptures at one of our fave fests.
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Taste of France
Try regional delicacies or watch a French bulldog show at this fête français in Bryant Park.
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SOURCES: Torly Kid, Bank Street Books and Time Out Kids.