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3 great events for active families in NYC this weekend

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By Hoodline - Published on March 15, 2019.

If the playground, park and movie routine is getting a little tired, why not do something different with the kids this weekend? From the annual St. Patrick's Day Parade to a parkour class, these events will win approval from everyone in the family.

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March in the St. Patrick's Day Parade

This Saturday, all are invited to march in the St. Patrick's Day Parade with Glucksman Ireland House NYU. The organization is set to march with the NYU Pipes and Drum Band in support of the parade's grand marshal, Brian J. O'Dwyer — a local lobbyist and lawyer, and nephew of the former Mayor William O'Dwyer.

When: Saturday, March 16, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Where: NYC 2019 St. Patrick's Day Parade, Fifth Avenue
Admission: Free
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Farmhouse Family Day: Mini Loom Weaving

Or, head to Brooklyn for a class exploring the traditional craft of weaving. Bring the whole family and learn how to prepare a loom, draw a design and finish a colorful weaving.

When: Saturday, March 16, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Where: The Wyckoff House Museum, 5816 Clarendon Road
Admission: Free
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Everyday Athlete: Ninja and Parkour Open House

Last but not least, let the kids spend the afternoon jumping, climbing and tumbling like ninjas at Everyday Athlete. The open house features two different sessions: a ninja class for ages four to seven, featuring obstacle courses borrowing fundamentals from gymnastics, parkour and climbing; and a parkour class for all ages that aims to teach students how to master their environment using natural movements.

When: Saturday, March 16, 3-3:45 p.m.
Where: Everyday Athlete, 153 Bridge Park Drive
Admission: Free
Click here for more details, and to get your tickets


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