Weekend Kids’ Pick

McNally Jackson Bookstore hosts free reading and craft project for kids this Saturday.

In honor of Women’s History Month, McNally Jackson bookstore on Saturday is hosting a free reading and craft project featuring the life and work of Dr. Jane Goodall. Kids ages 3 to 8 will build a miniature replica of Jane’s chimpanzee reserve in Tanzania.  Yvonne Brooks will read Me . . . Jane by Patrick McDonnell, and kids will also get to practice vocalizing like chimpanzees.  Free, 11:30am, 52 Prince Street (between Lafayette and Mulberry).

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Weekend Kids’ Pick

Book reading and craft project at McNally Jackson on Saturday.

The folks at McNally Jackson Books are recycling wood from recent storms to build holiday tabletop trees. On Saturday, kids can trim trees with photos, birds, leaves, bugs, buttons and beads. Kids can tailor their trees to suit the season: stars, dreidels, bells, candy canes.  The featured book reading for the day is Stuck by Oliver Jeffers. The event is free and hosted by Yvonne Brooks. It begins at 11:30 a.m. and children ages 3 to 8 are welcome.

52 Prince Street (between Lafayette & Mulberry) // Free

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Weekend Kid’s Pick

"Welcome to Oz" storytime at McNally Jackson bookstore on Saturday, March 5.

Every Saturday at 11:30, McNally Jackson bookstore (152 Prince St.) hosts a free kid’s story time. This Saturday, March 5, the theme is all things down under. During this “Welcome to Oz” story time, kids will discover the amazing animals of Oz, learn Aussie slang, and create their own spiny echidnas. The featured book will be Diary of a Baby Wombat by Jackie French. Recommended for kiddies ages 3 to 8 years.

For more on this and other kids events, please visit our kids page.