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Led and created by Janice B. Rimler and Tony Saccente, professional interpreters and American Sign Language instructors, these 4-hour long workshops will keep young hands moving and minds thinking in new ways. 

Artist Liana Finck presents original drawings from A Bintel Brief, her debut graphic novel based on The Forward’s beloved advice column. Finck’s single-page vignettes bring to life the heartbreaking and humorous dilemmas of young immigrants seeking advice on everything from matters of the heart to new world manners.

Explore the possibilities for greening New York City! Kids will work together to create a model green building giving them a hands-on understanding of what makes a building green.

The Museum of Natural History celbrates "Cherry Blossoms: Japan Fest" for the 100th anniversary of the gift of Japanese cherry blossoms to New York City with four days of family-friendly activities.

This one-night-only performance allows New York City audiences the rare opportunity to experience a traditional Javanese shadow-puppet play, featuring one of the most exciting and renowned artists performing today. Ki Purbo Asmoro combines the skill of a supreme master with the voice of a poet and the energy of a rock star. His performances often have audiences of several thousand in Java, where he is known for his ability to present ancient stories with contemporary nuance and topical humor.

Seatbelts everyone! The Magic School Bus celebrates its 25th Anniversary with an all-new musical adventure. Ms. Frizzle’s students are putting on a play about global warming, and they need some cold, hard facts. This is no ordinary field trip, as a hop on the Magic School Bus takes the class and the audience on a whirlwind tour. From the arctic to the equator, they see telltale signs of climate change and learn how conservation, recycling and alternative energy can make a difference. Ms Frizzle and her class are up for the climate challenge. Are you?

Front Room is pleased to present “Useful Things (For Getting Lost)”, a solo exhibition of new work by Melissa Pokorny. As the title suggests, this show is about looking—for things, at things, or through things. It’s about the pleasure that can be had from getting lost, as well as the anxiety that can produce in those left behind. 

Leonard Tourné Gallery, in collaboration with Spoon, will feature Colombian artist Venuz White and her first solo exhibition in New York of two bodies of work, Vaho y Sideral.

Conceived and Created by Sarah Provost and Lake Simons and hosted by Mabou Mines, Electric Bathing takes place in Coney Island circa 1910. Two garment factory workers escape from respectability into a world of fantasy where shirtwaists become kites, fans transform into seagulls, hatboxes are rides, spools of thread are anchors, and ropes are the ocean tide.

Foodies, locavores, vegetarians, vegans, flexitarians, and those who simply want to find out more about living a healthy, sustainable lifestyle, this is the festival for you! Be there on March 2nd, when vegetarian food companies, restaurants, and heath and wellness vendors will congregate to celebrate the delight of vegetarian food and cruelty-free living at the NYC Vegetarian Food Festival.