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BROOKLYN HISTORY FAIR

Artist
Ron Baron helps children create 25-foot towering sculpture which will be displayed
until 2000; Brooklyn Public Library, Grand Army Plaza (Ocean Pkwy.), 718-230-2767;
Tues. 10-2, free.


FAMILY ART WORKS!

Parents
& kids learn printmaking techniques with Louise Nevelson; the Educational
Alliance, 197 E. B’way (Jefferson St.), 780-2300 ext.428; Sun. 10:30-12
& 12:30-2, $8 per family of 3.


FISHING: CATCH & RELEASE

Learn
proper method to release fish without hurting yourself or fellow fishermen with
Central Park Conservancy staff; Dana Discovery Center, Central Park, 110th St.
(5th Ave.), 860-1370 to register; Weds.-Sun. & Tues. 10-4, free [through
10/30].


HALLOWEEN ON HAUNTED WALK

Puppeteer
Ralph Lee entertains children–all ages welcome; NY Botanical Garden, 200th
St. (Southern Blvd.), Bronx, 718-817-8747; Sun. 2-4, call for price.


HALLOWEEN PARADE & PUMPKIN
SAIL


All
hobgoblins & witches welcome–storytelling (3:30), costume parade (4:30)
& jack-o-lanterns afloat the Harlem Meer (5:30); Dana Discovery Center,
Harlem Meer in Central Park, 110th St. (5th Ave.), 860-1370; Sun. 3:30-6:30,
call for price.


MYTHS & MAGIC

In
collaboration with "Clemente" exhibit, children create art inspired
by myths; Guggenheim Museum, 1071 5th Ave. (88th St.), res. req. 423-3587; Sun.
at 2-4, $15 incl. workshop & adm. for adult & child.


PIONEER SAILS!

90-minute
sail on historic schooner, Pioneer–food, fun, & more for the whole
family; Pier 16, South St. Seaport, Fulton St. (East River), rsvp 748-8786;
daily sails at 12:30, 3:30, 7, 9:30, $20, $15 st./s.c., $12 child.


PUMPKIN PATCH

Pick
pumpkins from NY Botanical Garden’s pumpkin patch, 200th St. (Southern
Blvd.), Bronx, 718-817-8700 for info; Sat. 11-4.


THE RUSTIC TOUCH

Make
your own miniature furniture mocked after Central Park’s "natural
rustic" style; Dana Discovery Center, Harlem Meer in Central Park, 110th
St. (5th Ave.), 860-1370; Sat. at 1-2:30, free.


SATURDAYS ALIVE!

Family
events incl. "Gourd Harvest" with artist Borikongo (12:30-2:30), "Mix-it-Up:
Collage & Photography" feat. artists from International Center of Photography
(12:30-2:30) & miming, dance & martial art performances (3-4); Arts
Connection, 120 W. 46th St. (betw. 6th Ave. & B’way), 302-7433 ext.1440;
Sat., $2-$6.


SHAKESPEARE’S HAUNTED
HOUSE


The
ghost of Shakespeare confronts Hamlet’s ghost & other "scary"
creations during Faux-Real Theater Company’s interactive Halloween play;
Belvedere Castle, Central Park (midpark at 81st St.), 772-0120; Sat. & Sun.
1-5, free.


WAVE HILL’S FOURD FESTIVAL:
CALABASH


Activities
incl. "Family Art Project" (1-4), "World Nature Music (2-4:30),
"Instrument Building" (1-4) & "Informative & Carving
Demonstration" (12-4); Wave Hill, 675 W. 252nd St. (Indep. Ave.), Bronx,
718-549-3200; Sat. & Sun. 12-4, free w/grounds adm.


WRITING WORKSHOPS FOR TEENS

Learn
how to generate ideas & explore different writing styles with filmmaker
K. Wise’s "Casting Your Net" (Thurs. 4-6), Adam Nadler’s
"Writing & Producing the Screenplay" (Mon. 4-6) & Marcelle
Karp’s "Making the Zine" (Mon. 4-6)–ages 13 & up; Writer’s
Voice at the West Side YMCA, 5 W. 63rd St. (Central Pk. W.), 875-4124; free
[through 12/16].


THINGS TO SEE & HEAR


BIG APPLE CIRCUS

Damrosch
Park at Lincoln Center, B’way (64th St.), 307-4100 or 800-922-3772; Thurs.
at 6, Sat. & Sun. 12 & 4:30, $15-$60 [through 1/9]
.


CAROLINE KIDS KLUB

This
week, "Magic Al" at Caroline’s Comedy Club, 1626 B’way (49th
St.), 757-4100 res. req.; Sat. & Sun. at 2, $14.


CLASSICAL MAGIC

Jarrett
Parker’s 19th-century magic performed to classical music; Rose’s Turn,
55 Grove St. (7th Ave. S.), 875-7785; Thurs. at 7:30 & 9:30, $12, $6 child.
[through 11/11].


COLOR ME AUTUMN

Halloween
stories by Carol Lewis at NY Botanical Garden, 200th St. (Southern Blvd.), Bronx,
718-817-8700; Sat. at 2, call for price.


THE CRAZY ADVENTURES OF
DON QUIXOTE


New
LES puppet & children’s theater for Latino children; SEA @ Los Kabayitos
Puppet & Children’s Theater, 107 Suffolk St., 2nd Fl. (betw. Rivington
& Delancey Sts.), 260-4080 ext.14, Sat. at 3:30, Sun. at 2, $8, $6 kids.


POWER-PARENTING IN THE COMICS

Comic
artists, Katherine Arnoldi & Ayun Halliday discuss parenting through slideshow
& reading at Bluestockings, 172 Allen St. (betw. Stanton & Rivington
Sts.), 777-6028; call for info, free.


2ND ANNUAL PARENT CONVENTION

Learn
how to become more active in your child’s education, keynote address given
by Tipper Gore; Hunter College, E. 68th St. (betw. Park & Lexington Aves.),
669-2444; Sat. 8:30-3, free.


LETTERS FROM THE INSIDE

Two
person drama that deals with violence among teenage females; New 42nd St. Theater,
348 W. 42nd St. (betw. 8th & 9th Aves.), 532-8887; Weds.-Sat. at 8, Sun
at 3 & 7:30, Mon. at 7, $20 [through 10/24].


THE MAGIC OF CZECH PUPPETRY

Czech
fairy tales come to life during sixth annual mini-festival feat. "The Fisherman’s
Clever Daughter" production & puppet dance work entitled "Morgon
Kara in Morgan Kara;" Bohemian National Hall, 321 E. 73rd St. (betw. 1st
& 2nd Sts.), 631-3518; call for times & prices.


MISS MAJESTY’S LOLLIPOP
THEATER


Cinderella
(1:30) & The Three Little Pigs (3:30); Grove St. Playhouse, 39 Grove St.
(betw. Bleecker & Hudson Sts.), rsvp 741-6436; Sat. & Sun., $8.50 [through
11/21].


STORYTIME

Every
Monday night Barnes & Noble hosts storytime for kids; 4 Astor Pl., Junior’s
Dept. (betw. Lafayette St. & B’way), 420-0816; 7:30, free.


STORYTIME

Sara
Weeks reads from Happy Birthday Frankie at Upper West Side Barnes
& Noble, 2289 B’way (82nd St.), 362-8835; Weds. at 4:30, free.


WEST END CHILDREN’S THEATER

Lyle
Cofen entertains kids with song & dance at West End, 2911 B’way (betw.
114th & 113th Sts.), rsvp 877-6115; Sat. at 1:30, $12.


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