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You Say It's Their Birthday? Relax!

Make your child's birthday fun, not fraught, by scheduling your own special party time at the new Bank Street Bookstore party room. This young party space visitor enjoyed the pure imagination of the felt board walls (who can blame him?), and there's lots more to discover! For more information, please call (212) 678-1654.

Educator Tovah Klein Talks Toddlers -- and How They Thrive

Helping toddlers bloom where they are planted is a joy, but also a challenge. Meet early childhood authority Tovah Klein and hear her advice for steering children ages two through five years old down the path of success. This outstanding event takes place Thursday, March 6 at 4:30 p.m. at Bank Street Bookstore. If you have youngsters at home, you won't want to miss Tovah's words of wisdom -- and the chance to buy a copy of her new book "How Toddlers Thrive: What Parents Can Do Today for Children Ages 2-5 to Plant the Seeds of Lifelong Success."

Dear Diary: Don't Forget "Diary of a Wimpy Kid" Event on March 18

Greg Heffley, aka the Wimpy Kid, is author Jeff Kinney's spot-on creation of a preteen who is so believable, his stories and adventures appeal to real kids and families everywhere. Jeff will appear at Symphony Space's Peter Jay Sharp Theatre to share tales of Greg's creation. Put this event in your diary since it is sure to be both entertaining and enlightening -- just like the Wimpy Kid books themselves. For more information, please visit

Kevin Henkes and Friends at Symphony Space

Learn how Wendell, Chester, Lilly, Julius, Chrysanthemum, Penny, Kitten, Owen, Sheila Rae, and other favorite book characters came to be from the author/illustrator who created them. Kevin Henkes will appear at Symphony Space's Leonard Nimoy Thalia on Saturday, March 15 at 4:00 p.m. Kevin will also talk about Billy Miller, one of his most recent characters to come to life on the page in the 2014 Newbery Honor Book "The Year of Billy Miller." For more information, please visit




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