New York Family: Picks of the Week, April 16-22

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Our favorite family events for each day of the week Reduce, reuse and recycle is the motto of the week as we prepare for Earth Day. Check out these creative events that reduce boredom, such as a band that reuses kitchen tools as instruments and art projects that use recycled materials. Monday, April 16 [Mama Glow Salon Series Presents East Coast Premiere of More Business of Being Born at Scandinavia House]( 58 Park Avenue 6-9:30pm Maternity lifestyle brand Mama Glow presents Ricki Lake'sMore Business of Being Born. The film takes a practical look at birthing options and features celebrity birth stories fromAlanis Morissette, Gisele Bundchen and more.Don't miss the cocktails beforehand and the film discussion afterward! New York Family is a proud media sponsor. Tuesday, April 17 [Launch Party for The Very Fairy Princess: Here Comes the Flower Girl at Books of Wonder]( 18 West 18th Street 4-6pm Julie Andrews and her daughter Emma Walton Hamilton launch the third book in theirThe Very Fairy Princess series, Here Comes the Flower Girl. Fairy princess Gerry is going to be a flower girl at her Aunt Sue's wedding, but she must save the day when bad weather threatens to ruin it! Recommended for ages 3-8. For this event, Books of Wonder requests that no books be brought from home. Wednesday, April 18 [McKenna Mirror Craft]( or "[Take the Challenge](" Scavenger Hunt at the American Girl Place 609 Fifth Avenue 3:30-5pm Girls ages eight and older can have an American Girl-filled afternoon! Celebrate the American Girl of the Year, McKenna, by doing a paper mirror craft with inspiring messages or going on a scavenger hunt throughout the Fifth Avenue flagship store. To see the full listings visit New York Family by [clicking here](

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