Friday, September 23, 2011

Weekend Happenings// Things to do in NYC Sept.23rd-25th

                                                              Curious George Exhibit

 Let's welcome fall's official arrival this weekend with great events for our fabulous fury pets, or learn how malnourished kids in other countries are helped and treated. Enjoy a Saturday afternoon at a museum you love to wander through time and time again or have yet to experience all for free or sample some yummy tasting pies.  Hopefully mother nature cooperates here in NYC and will save the rain clouds for another day.

Friday Sept. 23rd ~ "Starved for Attention: 195 stories of childhood Malnutrition" ~
Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) and VII Photo present “Starved for Attention,” a multimedia campaign exposing the neglected and largely invisible crisis of childhood malnutrition. MSF medical staff and aid workers—who have worked in malnutrition projects in the field–will guide visitors through a simulated clinic and describe how MSF works to treat and prevent malnutrition. Visitors will then be able to watch some of the Starved for Attention films, short multimedia documentaries about global malnutrition, and view stunning photographs from the series’ award-winning VII Photo Agency photojournalists. FREE
Location: Grand Army Plaza enter at Flatbush Ave and Prospect Park
For more event information:

Friday Sept. 23rd  ~ Bryant Park Fall Festival ~ (Various Performance Times)
 This is the last day for this festival Enjoy!
{E}  FREE afternoon and evening ballet, modern dance, opera, rock, and jazz performances, poetry readings, kids programs, and more.
Location: Between 40th and 42nd Streets & Fifth and Sixth Avenues
For full schedule of events and information:

Friday Sept 23rd and Sunday Sept. 25th  ~ The 85th Annual San Gennaro Festival ~
(Various Times)
{E} Catch the last few days of this event featuring religious processions and colorful parades, free musical entertainment every day, a wide variety of ethnic food delicacies, charming restaurants and cafes and even a world-famous cannoli-eating competition! Free. Food and merchandise available to purchase
Location: runs along Mulberry St. b/w Canal & Houston Sts.  It takes place east to west on Grand St. b/w Mott & Baxter Sts., and east to west on Hester St. b/w Mott & Baxter Sts.
For more event information:

Friday Sept. 23rd  ~ Affordable Art Fair ~ (1pm-8pm) Saturday Sept. 24th(11am-8pm) and Sunday Sept.25th (11am-6pm)
{E} Are you looking for an inexpensive new piece of art that will speak to you and be a conversation piece in your home? At this contemporary art fair pieces can be paid for by credit card while some galleries even offer installment plans. There will be open artist studios, artist tours, and conversations about "How to find art you love", "Choosing Art for Every room" and more. If you are bringing a long a kiddie art lover you should have them check out the Little lounge where they can hang out and play and look it pieces hung especially for them. On Saturday & Sunday in Annex 7 there will be a chance for the kids to create art using balloons. How exciting!
Location: 7 W 34th St between Fifth and Sixth Aves
For more event information:

Friday Sept. 23rd ~ Dumbo Arts Festival ~ (6-9pm ) Saturday Sept 24th( 12-8pm)
Sunday the 25th (12-6pm) and all 3 days from (6pm-12am)  for night projections.

 {E} Each year the DUMBO Arts Festival seeks to highlight Brooklyn’s commitment to and presence in the arts community by presenting the best in local, national, and international art amid the breathtaking backdrop of the Brooklyn Bridge and the Manhattan skyline. Art revelers can enjoy: visiting artists in their studios or making murals on the street; musicians, dancers, poets, performance and circus artists throughout the neighborhood, on street corners, sidewalk stages and in the park; communing with instrument makers in workshops; hearing from tech gurus about the latest advances; and joining walking tours to hear city historians share little-known stories of the neighborhood.
Location: Various Locations
For more event information:

Saturday Sept. 24th ~ PAWS 9TH Annual My Dog Loves Central Park Country Fair ~
Unfortunately we don't drive and have yet to venture with our Pooch Sonic into the city from Queens but this seems like a great event to go to with your fave pet. 
{E}{P} Animal lovers can bring their furry friend (on a leash, of course) for a chance to impress the celebrity judges choosing Best in Park. But even if Fido doesn’t take home the gold, there’ll be live entertainment and free giveaways sure to put a smile on anyone's face. Check the site for cancellation because there is no rain date scheduled
Location: Naumburg Banshell, 72nd street @ 5th Avenue
For more event information:

Saturday Sept. 24th ~ Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day  ~
{E}With so many wonderful cultural museums within the city it's great to get the opportunity to check out 1 of these hot spots for FREE during this annual event sponsored by Smithsonian Magazine. In order to attend the event you must download the coupon for 2 people (1 coupon used per household). There are a few museums I wouldn't mind visiting: The Brooklyn museum, The Children's Museum of Manhattan (the Curious George exhibit is adorably fun).El Museo del Barrio,The Jewish Museum and The Skyscraper museum.
Location: Various Locations
For more event information and participating museums:

Situ Studio (2005–present), Brooklyn. reOrder in the Brooklyn Museum's Great Hall. Image courtesy of Keith Sirchio

Saturday Sept 24th ~ Sprout SF Grand Opening ~ (10am-7pm)
{K} Join in all the fun at the grand opening party of this natural and organic children's boutique
There will be face painting, clowns, yoga, musical entertainment and snacks. The first 75 visitors  to make a purchase receive a gift bag full of goodies.
Location: 1375 third avenue
For more event information:

Saturday Sept. 24th ~ Fourth Annual Great American Pie Off ~ (4pm-7pm)
{D}{G}{F} With the fall crisp breeze, the need for that extra layer of clothes who wouldn't love a warm delicious slice of pie ? If you think you have what it takes, to whip up a yummy pie for celebrity judges to taste (that slicked hair cutey Johnny Luzzini who hosts Top Chef Just desserts is one of them) than tie on that apron and check out the competition. Register for $20 at If you have no baking skills like myself but love to chow down then grab up a tasting ticket that will include two samples for $10 for an additional tasting $1 and 8 for $5. Make sure you bring your cash
Location: 357 W 44TH Street @ 9th ave.
For more event information: call 212-582-3200 or

Key to Events:
{E} for everyone {D} for a date {C} for the Chicas {K} for the kiddies
{F} for the Fellas {P} for the pets

If you are just visiting for the weekend or you are an everyday New Yorker, whatever you decide to do just enjoy the moment and Revel in all that is *NYC*
XOXO, Dellah

Looking for other great things to to do this weekend? Check out Time out New york and Time Out Kids online and in news stands. One of my absolute favorite go to sources for things to do around NYC!!

~  Dellah's Jubilation is only suggesting events that are thought to be fun and interesting based on opinion. Dellah's Jubilation is not responsible for cancelled events or any other event changes (time, location etc.) due to mother nature or those running the event. Please double check all links to event for updates and changes. Dellahs Jubilation is not affiliated with Time out New york or Time Out Kids New York or any other magazine. I just love their magazine and site when on the hunt for things to do.  Most importantly hit the streets and have fun!

No comments:

Post a Comment


Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...