The Weekend Guide...

The Weekend Guide

What: A three day festival devoted entirely to chocolate
Why: Unleash your passion for chocolate
When: November 9-11
Where: Metropolitan Pavillion & Altman Building
Entrance: 125 West 18th Street (between 6th & 7th Avenues)
Cost: $25 Adults, Children under 12 Free

DO: The Pond at Bryant Park
What: A Winter Wonderland in the Heart of Manhattan
Why: It's Free
When: Sun-Thurs: 8:00am-10:00pm, Friday & Saturday: 8:00am-Midnight
Where: Bryant Park, 6th Ave. at 42nd St.
Skate rentals $8.75, lockers free, lock purchase $9.00, bag check $6.00

SHOP: Fashion For Action
What: Fashion for Action is a a three-day sale of an unbelievable $1 million worth of new merchandise from top labels, for 70-80 percent off retail.
Why: An opportunity to indulge our love for fashion and help others at the same time.
When: November 9-11
Where: Housing Works Thrift Shop
143 W. 17th St.
Tory Burch "Reva" Flats Originally $195, Sale: $60 or Hugo Boss Cashmere Coat Originally $1,250, Sale: $250
And For the Kiddies......

When: Saturday 2pm-5pm (till December 8th)
Where: Element
225 E Houston St at Essex St (Lower East Side)
Info: 212-254-2200
Kids and parents get down with ’70s and ’80s classics, not Barney...
There’s a chill-out area (think tents, books and puzzles), diaper-changing stations, healthy snacks, free juice boxes and play-them-yourself musical instruments for the kids.
Ages: 6months and up

SEE: The Prince and the Magic Flute
When: Sundays 12:30pm, 2:30pm.Saturdays 2:30pm.Through Dec 23.
Where: Puppetworks
338 Sixth Ave at 4th St Park Slope, Brooklyn
Info: 718-965-3391
Price: $8, kids ages 3-17 $7, infants free