Monday, May 19, 2014

Free New York Arts Family Festival Memorial Weekend Performances Crafts & Petting Zoo


Free Family Friendly Memorial Day Weekend Activity

Things are definitely heating up temperature and culture wise on the East Coast this coming week. That's because New York area families are in for a real holiday weekend treat -- the 19th Annual LES Festival of the Arts.

Image from the Lower East Side Festival of the Arts
LES isn't French in this case. It's the All Amercian acronym for Lower East Side. And where does this fun and eclectic arts fest take place over Memorial Day Weekend May 23-25, 2014? You guessed it -- the Lower East Side of New York City. Featured family friendly entertainment represents a true melting pot of cultural art, music and dance as you can see from the images throughout this post.

Kinding Sindlaw Philipino Theater Co., Image from Theater for the New City
The weekend event, brought to the public by Theater for the New City, also features a special youth program on Saturday, May 24. Activities will include circus acts, music, arts and crafts, a petting zoo, and other fun for children and their families.

Flamenco Children's Dance Troupe, Image from Theater for the New City 
Admission to all activities and performances are free to the public. Both young and old looking for something fun to do over the holiday weekend, will likely find more than a few things to enjoy here. If you're lucky enough to be in the New York area next weekend

Kids Enjoy Arts & Crafts, Image from Theater for the New City
Visit as well as follow this organization on Facebook and Twitter for performance schedule and full details.

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