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    Memorial Day & Events for May 27th-29th in Brooklyn & NYC!

    by Deirdre on 5/25/14 | 0 Comment(s)

    Hi everyone! Happy sunny Sunday!  Hope everyone is enjoying the long weekend! So much going on Memorial Day Monday like Memorial Day Medals at the Brooklyn Children’s Museum,  Potato Planting at the Lefferts Historic House in Prospect Park, Victorian Gardens in Central Park, Fleet Week and the Charles H. Tally Holiday Monday Family Programs at […]


    Weekend Events: U is for Underwear, The Good Ms Padgett, The Pop Ups, P for Puppets, Miles of Tiles and Much More!

    by Deirdre on 3/27/14 | 0 Comment(s)

    Hi everyone, I am finding it hard to believe that April is almost here!  Fingers crossed that the cold mornings will be gone for good real soon! The calendar is packed with events like The Good Ms Padgett at the Jalopy Theatre, a book launch U is for Underwear at Powerhouse on 8th, The Pop […]


    Fun Weekday Events for Brooklyn & Manhattan September 16th-19th

    by Deirdre on 9/15/13 | 0 Comment(s)

    Hi all, Wow was last week long!  A little exhausting trying to get the children back into the routine of getting up and out, homework, etc and glad the blast of summer heat is gone! Even though the hot temperatures are gone we still have some outdoor events going on in Manhattan like Preschool Play […]


    Brooklyn & Manhattan Weekday Events for September 9th-12th!

    by Deirdre on 9/08/13 | 0 Comment(s)

    Hi everyone, Well the day is almost here!  NYC public schools will be opening tomorrow so there will be a lot of children heading out the door in the morning.  My kindergartner and 3rd grader will be bouncing out the door (hopefully) for another exciting school year and good luck to all! Even with summer ending […]

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    September is here! Weekday Activities for September 2nd-5th in Brooklyn & Manhattan!

    by Deirdre on 9/01/13 | 0 Comment(s)

    Hi all, Hope everyone is having a fabulous Labor Day weekend.  Most normal events on Mondays are probably not happening since most places are closed but we have a few fun things going on Monday like Fete Paradiso and free bike rental on Govenor’s Island which is open to visitors September 2nd.  Also going on […]


    Weekday Activities for August 26th-29th in Brooklyn & Manhattan!

    by Deirdre on 8/25/13 | 5 Comment(s)

    Hi everyone! The last week of August!  Wow the summer has flown!  So many fun things are wrapping up this week so get out and visit the CMA Pier Pop Up Art Program at Pier 25, let the kids enjoy Free Prospect Park Carousel Rides, have some Flea Food Under the Archway, check out SummerStage […]

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    Weekend Events: Family Field Day, Brighton Jubilee Festival, Hip Tot Family Day, and Much More!

    by Alicia on 8/22/13 | 1 Comment(s)

    August may be winding down, but there’s still time to enjoy so many Summer activities before the month is out. This is the last weekend of Word for Word Kids at Bryant Park so plan to visit if you haven’t done so! Head to Governor’s Island for Fete Paradiso, where you and the little ones […]

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    Weekday Events for August 19th-22nd in Brooklyn & Manhattan!

    by Deirdre on 8/18/13 | 0 Comment(s)

    Hi everyone, Wow hasn’t this weather been awesome (except today).  We still have 3 weeks left for NYC public schools to be out on summer break and some summer events are wrapping up!  Catch the last Coney Island Flicks on the Beach this week which is 42 and wear a jersey and get some bargains!  […]

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    August 12th-15th Fun Weekday Events for Brooklyn & Manhattan!

    by Deirdre on 8/11/13 | 2 Comment(s)

    Hi everyone! Wow!  Mid August is almost here!  For NYC children that means school is now just about a month away!  I grew up here in the NYC area and do like that we don’t go back until September (though September 9th is rather late).  Some states are going back to school now!  Not in […]


    Fun Weekday Events August 5th-8th in Brooklyn & Manhattan!

    by Deirdre on 8/04/13 | 0 Comment(s)

    Hi everyone! Happy August!  The weather overall has been quite lovely and fingers crossed it will stay like this for a while! This week we have BioBus and Rosh Hashanah Buzzz starting, National Night Out Against Crime, the last of this summers Music in the Grove, the last week of Madison Square Park Free Kid […]


    Brooklyn & Manhattan Fun Weekday Events for July 29th-Aug 1st

    by Deirdre on 7/28/13 | 0 Comment(s)

    Hi everyone! The last few days of July are here!  The summer is flying and hope everyone is having fun! On Monday Coney Island’s Flicks on the Beach will screen Men in Black 3 and it will be a special event!  Did you know the movie has Coney Island scenes in it?  The Alliance for […]

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    Fun Weekday Events for July 22nd-July 25th in Brooklyn & Manhattan!

    by Deirdre on 7/21/13 | 0 Comment(s)

    Hi everyone! What a week!  I didn’t realize the heat wave was going to last all week!  Hope everyone managed to have fun and are getting ready for another exciting week that hopefully won’t be as hot! This week seems to be the week of theater!  We have the Pilobolus Family Matinee, Wobble, Pippi, Sleepover […]

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    Brooklyn & Manhattan Weekday Events for July 15th-July 18th!

    by Deirdre on 7/14/13 | 1 Comment(s)

    Hi everyone! Hope everyone is having a fabulous July!  Looks like we have another heatwave for a whole week!  We are not really a beach family so think we will be visiting pools and doing a lot of indoor activities with the rest of NYC! There is such a huge selection of outdoor movies!  We […]

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    Fun Weekday Events for July 8th-July 11th in Brooklyn & Manhattan!

    by Deirdre on 7/07/13 | 0 Comment(s)

    Hi everyone! Hope everyone had a lovely long relaxing fun holiday weekend!  Hopefully you got a lot of rest because this is going to be a great week!  There is so much to do this week like the CMA Pier Pop Up Art Program in Tribeca, NY Philharmonic Concerts in the Park in Prospect Park […]


    July is Here! Weekday Events for July1st-4th in Brooklyn & Manhattan!

    by Deirdre on 6/30/13 | 1 Comment(s)

    Hi everyone! Well July is here!  Such a great week of events.  Now that schools are finally closed the pools are open and there are more fun events starting up like the Wild Wednesdays at the High Line,  CityParks Tennis free tennis lessons all over NYC, Kids Music in the Grove in Fort Greene Park, […]

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    Summer is Here! Fun Weekday Events for June 24th-27th in Brooklyn & Manhattan!

    by Deirdre on 6/23/13 | 0 Comment(s)

    Hi everyone! Summer is officially here and school is almost over for NYC public schools.  Just 2.5 more days!  Very exciting and that means NYC public pools will be open on Thursday the 27th.  See here for your closest pool. So on Wednesday afternoon there could be a lot of people looking for fun events […]


    Fun Brooklyn & Manhattan Weekday Events for June 17th-20th

    by Deirdre on 6/16/13 | 1 Comment(s)

    Hi everyone! Hope everyone had a relaxing fun Father’s Day.   We are officially schedule free in my house on the weekends now but seem to be just as busy with birthday parties.  Looking forward to the last day of NYC public schools (the 26th) when we can relax during the week too and get to […]

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    Fun weekday events for June 10th-June 13th for Brooklyn & Manhattan

    by Deirdre on 6/09/13 | 0 Comment(s)

    Hi everyone! This is a special week in our house!  My monkey boy is officially 5!  He can’t wait to do the cupcakes with his class and a special family dinner!  Hard to believe it has been 5 years since he was a tiny baby!  Loved seeing all the tiny babies at the Brooklyn Baby […]


    June 3rd-June 6th Weekday Events for Brooklyn & Manhattan

    by Deirdre on 6/02/13 | 0 Comment(s)

    Hi everyone! Happy, happy June!  Did you know that Thursday June 6th is Chancellor’s Conference Day?  So that means no school for NYC public students!  The good news is that the Brooklyn Central Library is having a full day of fun Summer Reading Kick Off!  Also all of the Brooklyn library branches are doing  activities […]

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    Weekday Events May 28th-May 30th in Brooklyn & Manhattan!

    by Deirdre on 5/27/13 | 0 Comment(s)

    Hi everyone! Happy Memorial Day!  Hope everyone has a great day off and had a fun weekend! Lots to do this week! Enjoy the week and if you know of any fun events email me at events@achildgrows.com Deirdre (mom to O & C)   Tuesday May 28th Free Admission on Tuesdays at Brooklyn Botanic Garden […]

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    Memorial Day Weekend Events: Governor’s Island Family Festival, Victorian Gardens Opening, Dinosaur Safari, and Lots More!

    by Alicia on 5/23/13 | 0 Comment(s)

    Happy Memorial Day Weekend! The unofficial start of Summer is here and there are lots of great events to welcome it! This is the final weekend for the Kings County Fair as well as Rennie Harris RHAW at New Victory Theater so be sure to schedule some time in to check them out if you […]


    Brooklyn & Manhattan Weekday Events May 20th-May 23rd

    by Deirdre on 5/19/13 | 0 Comment(s)

    Hi everyone! Well the weather wasn’t the best this weekend and not looking too good this coming week but don’t worry we have lots of indoor and outdoor events so everyone can still get out have a great week no matter what the weather is like! I discovered that Juguemos a Cantar has new spring […]


    Weekday events May 13th-May16th for Brooklyn & Manhattan

    by Deirdre on 5/12/13 | 0 Comment(s)

    Hi everyone! Hope everyone is enjoying their Mother’s Day!  Hopefully you have your feet up while you are reading this and planning your week out.  At least the weather was better today! Now we are fully in Spring more places are open now for longer hours & more to do outside!  Has anyone been to […]


    Weekday events May 6th-May 9th in Brooklyn & Manhattan

    by Deirdre on 5/05/13 | 0 Comment(s)

    Hi everyone! Last week the weather was pretty awesome!  Wish everyday could be like last week! This week seems to be the week of drama!  We have Treehouse Shakers production of Hatched playing in Brooklyn & Manhattan and the off-broadway showing of Tickets, Please.  We also have Rocking Chair Music at Caribou Baby and has […]

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    Weekday events for April 29th-May 2nd in Brooklyn & Manhattan

    by Deirdre on 4/28/13 | 0 Comment(s)

    Hi everyone! Do you have Spring fever?  Wishing you could do everything outside?  I sure wish I was outside right now!  May is arriving in a few days!  Very exciting since that means days are getting longer and warmer and we are getting to spend more and more time outdoors! Swing Valley in Brooklyn Bridge […]