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Hansel and Gretel's Halloween Adventure

October 20, 2016

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Take the family to the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre this month to see Hansel & Gretel's Halloween Adventure. In this production, Hansel and Gretel experience dreams where Central Park and Belvedere Castle serve as the backdrop for magical exploration, song, dance, and exciting characters. Tickets are only $10 for adults and $7 for children, so don't miss out!

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NYC Poetry Festival

July 25, 2016

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This Saturday and Sunday from 11am to 5pm head over to Governor's Island for the annual New York City Poetry Festival. The event includes over 50 poetry organizations and 200 poets. There will also be food and beer available for sale; local booksellers, artists, and craft-makers selling their items; open mics and a children's festival. For more information on the events, visit the official website.

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Books Beneath the Bridge

July 11, 2016

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Spend time in the beautiful Brooklyn Bridge Park on Monday evenings at 7pm from now through August 15 while you hear authors read their books, answer questions, and sign autographs. Visit the website for the schedule.

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Fairy Tale Fashion

January 13, 2016

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Beginning this Friday and running through April 16 visit the Museum at FIT to see fairy tale fashion. See pieces inspired by fairy tales from the Brothers Grimm, Hans Christian Anderson, and more. The exhibit will also connect fashion with storytelling, like the importance of Cinderella's glass slipper. For more information on the exhibit and the museum, visit the website. Enjoy!

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Bryant Park

August 14, 2015

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Not sure what to do on a beautiful day? Head over to Bryant Park, there's always plenty going on. There's always an activity of some sort during the day in the summer, like ping pong, board games, putting practice, exercise classes, juggling classes, and so much more. There are also special activites and performances depending on the day of the week. You can also just enjoy sitting in the park with your lunch or a cold drink and people watching. Visit the website for more details on what's going on if you're looking for something specific, or just head over there when you have a moment and see for yourself!

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Lincoln Speaks

February 04, 2015

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If you're headed by The Morgan Library and Museum check out the special exhibit, Lincoln Speaks: Words that Transformed a Nation. The exhibit explores the ways in which Lincoln used his public speaking and his words to help shape our country during his presidency. See his manuscripts, letters, and books owned owned and used by Lincoln. The exhibit will continue through June 7, so you have plenty of time to check it out if you'll be around between now and then.  

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New York City Poetry Festival

July 24, 2013

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This Saturday and Sunday from 11am to 5pm head over to Governor's Island for the 3rd annual New York City Poetry Festival. The event includes over 50 poetry organizations and 200 poets. There will also be food and beer from Brooklyn Brewery; local booksellers, artists, and craftmakers selling their items; a Children's Festival, and the Ring of Daisies open mic. For more information on the events, visit the official website.
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Harry Potter’s Midnight Magic parties

July 20, 2007

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Your children love Harry Potter? Go to a Barnes & Nobles store to attend a party that they’ll remember: magicians, face painters, real owls, magic potion demonstration, and more! There will also be a costume contest, so don’t forget to dress up!

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Obama at Barnes and Noble

October 17, 2006

Applecorehotels_book Enjoy politics and books? This Thursday, stop by Barnes and Noble (33 E. 17th St) at noon to hear Barack Obama read from his new book Audacity of Hope: Thoughts on Reclaiming the American Dream. Here's your chance to see and hear a much talked about political leader.

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Kids' special at Barnes & Noble

March 14, 2006

Barnes & Noble website now offers up to 40% off on books, dvds and more for kids of all ages. From nursery rhymes to Harry Potter, here's your chance to stock up on quality time with the kids while enjoying a fairy tale or two yourself!

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