NY Family: Picks of the Week: Feb 27-Mar 4

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Leapinto the next few days with a super smile because we all have an extra February day for family fun! Here are a few great ideas to make this week a memorable one.

Monday, February 27

Big Movies for Little Kids Presents Buster Keaton Shorts at Cobble Hill Cinemas

265 Court Street, Brooklyn


A selection of Buster Keaton's early short films have been restored for a mini-marathon at Cobble Hill Cinemas! The black-and-white shorts will showcase Keaton's comedic genius.

Tuesday, February 28

15 Hours of Free Flapjacks at IHOP to Benefit Children's Miracle Network Hospitals

Participating New York-area IHOPs


In honor of National Pancake Day, IHOP restaurants nationwide will offer each guest a free short stack of buttermilk pancakesin an effort to raise awareness and funds for Children's Miracle Network Hospitals.

Wednesday, February 29

ImprovIt! Workshop with Elise Baker at Books of Wonder

18 West 18th Street


Young actors (ages 6-12) can participate in a three-part comedy improv workshop to explore their natural creativity. Please register at the front counter atBooks of Wonder, by phone at 212-989-3270 or by emailingstore@booksofwonder.com">store@booksofwonder.com.

Thursday, March 1

Storytime at the Scholastic Store

557 Broadway


Drop by your favoriteSoHostory center for readings of new and favorite Scholastic children's books.

Friday, March 2

New York International Children's Film Festival Kick Off

Through March 25, mini cinephiles can choose from 100 films screening throughout the city. This Oscar-qualifying fest is celebrating its 15th anniversary, so be sure to reserve your tickets while there are still a few available!

Opening Day ofThe Adventures of Tom Sawyerat the New Victory Theater

209 West 42nd Street


Watch the classic tale of the mischievous Tom Sawyer come to life on the stage.Recommended for ages 8 and older due to complex themes as well as the colloquial rhetoric.

For the full list of great family picks, head to New York Family.

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