Save Big on the Holiday Train Show, Jim Henson's Dinosaur Train Stage Show, Let's Gogh Art Classes & More Deals for NYC Kids

There's no denying that the holiday season is a magical time for families in NYC. It also tends to be quite expensive. From beloved annual attractions like the New York Botanical Garden's Holiday Train Show to special kids' shows like Jim Henson's Dinosaur Train—Live to posing for family photos for your holiday card, everything seems to designed to plunge you in to debt, and that's not even counting all the presents you need to buy!

That's why we're particularly excited about our latest roundup of great deals for families. Save big on lots of seasonal fun, including the aforementioned Holiday Train Show and Dinosaur Train—Live, (two of our top event picks for November), plus deals on family photo sessions, art, music and dance classes, cool kids' shows and more! Don't wait to take advantage of these great bargains. Deals this good will be gone before you finish those turkey leftovers.

Let's Gogh Art25% Off Winter/Spring Classes! Let's Gogh Art NYC
Check out our amazing Art-Ventures at locations Downtown or on the Upper East Side. We also offer fun art parties hosted at any location with talented face painters and glitter tattoo artists. Take advantage of our terrific programs with this awesome offer. Register now at or email us at with the subject line Mommy Poppins. Based on availability. Expires 12/10/13.

Jim Henson's Dinosaur Train Live25% Off Jim Henson's Dinosaur Train—Live!
The beloved characters of Jim Henson's Dinosaur Train come to life in this prehistoric show. Powered by a puppet powerhouse, and directed and co-written by John Tartaglia (Avenue Q, ImaginOcean), this show is the perfect Thanksgiving weekend adventure for families! 25% off non-premium seats with the discount code NOV25. Offer expires 12/1/13.


CirkopolisSave 35% on CIRKOPOLIS
NYU Skirball is proud to present CIRKOPOLIS, an international circus spectacular by Cirque Éloize, for a special three-week holiday engagement. Save 35% on all non-premium seats with the discount code NOV35. Expires 12/29/13.


Dance Smart with Mary Cartales25% Off at Dance Smart
Exclusive deal for Mommy Poppins readers: Call before Sunday, December 1 to receive 25% off a ten-class card to Dance Smart with Mary Cartales. Call 917-887-9963 and see our Facebook page for class descriptions and locations. Expires 12/1/13.


Christian Youth Theater25% Off Winter Classes at Christian Youth Theater
Save 25% off your first session registration. CYT NYC offers theater arts classes for children ages 5 to 18. Ten-week session starts Tuesday, December 3 at an Upper West Side location. Email for discount code. Space is limited. Offer expires 12/3/13.

A Day In Your Life 25% Off A Day in Your Life Event Photography
A Day In Your Life Photography is offering 25% off all event photography in November and December. In addition, if you book a Family Photography session by Sunday, December 15 you'll receive $100 off. Call 917-214-6818 or email and mention Mommy Poppins to redeem. Expires 12/15/13.

Holiday Train ShowSave 30% on The NYBG Holiday Train Show®
Save 30% on the Holiday Train Show® at the New York Botanical Garden. Marvel at trains chugging around NYC landmarks, enjoy seasonal activities, shopping and more! Use discount code 9036 online only at for select weekday tickets between 11/19/13-12/13/13 & 1/2/14-1/10/14.

Kids Being Kids Photos25% Off Kids Being Kids Photos
Enjoy a 25% discount at Kids Being Kids Photos on any kid's birthday party or candid photography session booked and paid for by Tuesday, December 31. Email or call 917-692-6480 and mention Mommy Poppins promo. Expires 12/31/13.

The Amazing MaxSave 35% on The Amazing Max
PBS Kids calls this "an awesome and hilarious live magic show." The Amazing Max is back for six weeks only, beginning Friday, November 29. Click here or call 866-811-4111 and use discount code AMMOMPOP for 35% off. Valid for performances through 1/5/14; code expires 12/5/13.


Music for AardvarksSave 33% at Music for Aardvarks
Firsttime Aardvarks get 33% off our three-week Holiday Themed Music for Aardvarks Mini-Session from December 2-20. Manhattan locations listed at Use discount code FIRST-POPPINS30. Expires 12/2/13.



Thank you to each of our sponsors for offering these great deals to our readers.


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