NYC Parents: FREE (or free with general admission) to do this weekend September 7-8






Saturday, September 7

Brooke Jackman Foundation Read-a-thon
Mark the anniversary of 9/11 at this annual readathon, complete with guests from Broadway's Spider-Man.
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Back to School Festival
Shake off the end-of-summer blues with crafts, games and small rides at Alley Pond Park.
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First Saturdays for Families
Explore the New Museum's media archiving project, "XFR STN," then re-create the story of your own life. 
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NYC Honey Festival
Celebrate the Jewish New Year by being busy as a bee at the Rockaway Beach and boardwalk.
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Sunday, September 8

Adoptapalooza
Welcome a four-legged friend into the family and hang out at the Kids’ Korner in Union Square Park.
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West Side County Fair 
Enjoy a fun-filled day of carnival rides, live music, sideshows, a Greenmarket and lots more.
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Grandparents Day
Spend quality time with Grandma and Grandpa with a scavenger hunt and poem-writing at the DiMenna Children's History Museum.
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All weekend

Family Art Project: Go Outdoors with Van Gogh
Re-create the natural beauty of Wave Hill’s grounds using watercolor paints and your imagination.
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SOURCE: Time Out Kids