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Spring Kids Fest 2014 is today in Madison Square Park

Spring Kids Fest is happening again today (Saturday, May 17th) in Madison Square Park.

The free event runs from 10:30am-1:30pm and features free snack, music, storytelling, face painting, and more. It look like this year will also feature a dinosaur from the new dinosaur animatronic family attraction opening in May in New Jersey. We also here LEGO will be there (in advance of their new legoland store opening this summer next to the park) with some miniature Lego set giveaways.

Free food: They will have 2 snack stations with free water, lemonade, GoGo squeeZ fruit pouches, Popchips, Rita’s Italian Ice and some food from Eataly.

Here is the music and entertainment schedule:

Bad Kitty at 11:30AM, and DiMenna Children’s History Musuem‘s reading of Madeline at 12:30PM.

Other events include kids yoga, ring toss, bubbles, face painting, and they will be showing the movie How to Train Your Dragon 2.

It’s all hosted by the Madison Square Park Conservancy and Time Out Kids.

March for Babies 2014 parade ends today at Madison Square Park

The March of Dimes, March for Babies parade runs today (Sunday April 27th) from Lincoln Center starting at 10am down to Madison Square Park. It raises money to help raise funds to prevent premature birth and birth defects. This year Eli Manning will be leading the march. For more info see http://marchforbabies.org. You can also […]

LEGO flagship store off of Madison Square Park to open in July

We hear from the Real Deal that the new LEGO flagship store at 200 5th Avenue right across from Madison Square Park will open in mid-July. It’s the corner space previously held by Fidelity (next to Marimekko and Eataly). Bringing one of the greatest toy companies ever to the neighborhood is an awesome addition (fittingly in what was once called the Toy Building). LEGO is one of the most timeless and creative toys in existence. Kids get ready!

And now that they will be in the neighborhood, maybe they can make a Flatiron Building LEGO set, just like they have the LEGO Empire State Building. One of the greatest toy companies ever, LEGO, will be setting up a

Spring Kids Fest 2014 in Madison Square Park set for Saturday, May 17th

Spring Kids Fest is back Saturday, May 17th in Madison Square Park.

The free event runs from 10:30am-1:30pm and features free snack, music, storytelling, face painting, and more. It look like this year will also feature a dinosaur from the new dinosaur animatronic family attraction opening in May in New Jersey.

Here is the music and entertainment schedule:

It’s all hosted by the Madison Square Park Conservancy and Time Out Kids.

Time Out Kids award winners in the Flatiron neighborhood

The Flatiron neighborhood took home 3 awards in the Time Out Kids Best of 2013 poll, which identifies the “Best places and things to do in NYC for families”.

  • mad sq kids strollersBest indie bookstore (readers’ choice): Books of Wonder (18 West 18th Street between Fifth and Sixth Avenue). Books of Wonder is a gem in the neighborhood. It is New York City’s largest and oldest children’s bookstore and also has weekly story-times you can take your kids to plus they have lots of rare and first edition children’s books and art. Every week you can go to a reading by an author. See the event calendar at www.booksofwonder.com/events.php.
  • Best place to see a family concert (readers’ choice): Mad. Sq. Kids summer concert series. Every Tuesday and Thursday morning from June to August there is another free kids concert in Madison Square Park. You can see last summer’s calendar here to get an idea: www.madparknews.com/art_and_music/madison-square-kids-music-series-schedule-announced
  • Best Brunch for kids: Brunch Baby, Brunch takes over the Brother Jimmy’s at 116 E 16th St (between Irving and Park) with a padded dance floor, DJ, and free food for kids under 12. There’s even stroller parking. More info at www.facebook.com/brunchbabybrunch
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