Volume 80, Number 42 | March 17 - 23, 2011
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Every kid deserves a crown. See “Purim Festivities.”

Plenty of Purim

This fun, festive event will feature a Chinese acrobat show, Megillah reading and more. Dress up and receive a prize! Sun., March 20, 3pm. At P.S. 89 (201 Warren St.). Admission: Free! For info, call 646-770-3636 or email info@chabadbpc.com.

The 14th Street Y and Storahtelling present “Esther’s Crown” — an interactive Purim play and costume parade for kids. The show is part of StorahSteps (a program featuring monthly events that fuse storytelling, performing arts and education to help young Jewish children and their families better relate to their cultural heritage). Later, partake in the Purim Carnival — where children will have a chance to make mishloach manot bags (traditional food baskets) and enjoy live music, costumes and snacks. Recommended for kids 2-6. “Esther’s Crown” will begin at 11am, and the Purim Carnival runs from 12-2pm. Sun., March 20. At the 14th Street Y (344 E. 14th St.) Tickets for each of these two separate events are $5 per ($20 per family). Call 212-780-0800 or visit 14StreetY.org or visit storahtelling.org.

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