AMERICA ON STAGE
Sing-a-long with Kevin Roth to celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day; 92nd St. Y, 1395 Lexington Ave. (92nd St.), 996-1100; Sun. at 1, $10.
CELEBRATE INTERNATIONAL PRINTING WEEK
Learn old hand-printing techniques, letter press printing & participate in family activities during three day celebration at South St. Seaport Museum; Children's Center, 165 John St. (betw. Front & Water Sts.), 748-8757; Sat.-Mon. 4-7, free w/mus. adm., $3 material fee.
Identify our winged friends during the first part of "The Birding Brigade" series at Nature Observatory, Belvedere Castle, Central Park (midpark at 79th St.), 772-0120; Sat. 11-12:30, free [continues 2/12 & 3/11].
FAMILY ART PROJECT
Create a colorful quilt in the spirit of Dr. Martin Luther King during "Patchworks of Freedom" workshop; Kerlin Learning Center at Wave Hill, 675 W. 252nd St. (Indep. Ave.), Bronx, 718-549-3200; Sat. & Sun. 1-4, free w/grounds adm.
Learn how 18th-century families crafted practical items for the home during today's "Construct a Copybook" workshop at Fraunces Tavern Museum, 54 Pearl St. (Broad St.), 425-1778; Sat. 12-3:30, $2.50, $1 st./s.c.
Introductory discussions, sketching & art projects for ages 5-12 & accompanying adults, followed by a short film; this week's focus: "The Elephant;" Uris Center at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1000 5th Ave. (82nd St.), 570-3932; Sat. & Sun. at 11, free w/mus. adm.
MARTIN LUTHER KING DAY JEWISH EXPERIENCE
Grades K-4 invited to field trip to the Liberty Science Center; meet at 92nd St. Y, 1395 Lexington Ave. (92nd St.), 996-1100; Mon. 8:30-5:30, $50, incl. transportation.
Impressions of the Harlem Meer; Dana Discovery Center, Central Park, 110th St. (5th Ave.), 860-1370, res. req.; Sat. 1-2:30, free.
PICTURE BOOK HOUR
For ages 3 & older; St. Agnes Library, 444 Amsterdam Ave. (81st St.), 877-4380; Tues. at 4, free [through 1/25].
PROSPECT PARK'S WOLLMAN RINK
Daily ice skating at Brooklyn's outdoor skating rink in Prospect Park, Parkside Ave. (Ocean Ave.), Brooklyn, 718-282-1226; $4, $2 child/s.c., $3.50 skate rentals [through 3/00].
rock climbing classes
Offered by Central Park Conservancy, free for ages 9 & up?learn rope management, anchor set-up, knot tying & more; North Meadow Recreation Center, 97th St. (midpark), 348-4867, res. req.; Thurs. & Tues. 3:30-5:30 & Sat. 1:30-3:30, free [through 1/29].
Sony hosts holiday activities for families. This week, help create "Video Capsule 2000" (Sat. 11-1 & Sun. 3-5, $25) & Handel's Last Chance (Sun. at 2, free); Sony Plaza, 550 Madison Ave. (55th St.), 883-8100.
SUMMER CAMP OPEN HOUSE
Learn about summer camp activities & programs the museum offers such as crafts, day trips & "Dig It! Archaeology Camp;" South St. Seaport Museum, 207 Front St. (Fulton St.), 748-8600; Thurs. 4-7, free w/mus. adm.
TALLY LECTURE SERIES
Introductory discussions, sketching & art projects for ages 6-12 & accompanying adults. This week's topic: "Athens;" Uris Tiered Seating at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1000 5th Ave. (82nd St.), 570-3932; Fri. at 6, free w/mus. adm. [through 3/31].
Things to See & Hear
AMAZING SHAWNEE'S PINOCCHIO MAGIC & PUPPET SHOW
Lenny Suib Puppet Playhouse, 555 E. 90th St. (betw. York & East End Ave.), 369-8890 ext.159; Sat. & Sun. at 10:30 a.m. & 12, $6.
caroline's kids klub
Dance, theater & storytelling with "Blue Palm;" Caroline's, 1626 B'way (49th St.), 757-4100; Sat. & Sun. at 2, $14.
KIDS' OPERA JAM!
Improv comedy for children ages 8-12; Producer's Club, 358 W. 44th St. (betw. 8th & 9th Aves.), 330-7790; Sat. at 3, $8, $4 child.
MISS MAJESTY'S LOLLIPOP PLAYHOUSE
Snow White & the Seven Dwarfs (1:30) & Pinnochio (3:30); Grove St. Playhouse, 39 Grove St. (betw. Bleecker & Hudson Sts.), rsvp 741-6436; Sat. & Sun., $8.50 [through 3/5].
NEW YORK NEW YEAR
TADA! youth theater's musical celebration of NYC; TADA! Theater, 120 W. 28th St. (betw 6th & 7th Aves.), 627-1732; Thurs. & Fri. at 7, Sat. & Sun. at 2 & 4, $12, $6 child. [through 1/17].
NOONIE'S MASTERPIECE IN PURPLE
Children's play about a pre-teen who revamps her family's portrait in art class & not everyone is pleased; Looking Glass Theater, 422 W. 57th St. (betw. 9th & 10th Aves.), 307-9467; Tues. & Mon. at 7, mats. Sat. & Sun. at 2, $8, $5 child. [through 2/20].
Musical adaptation of Rumplestilskin; Thirteenth St. Rep, 50 W. 13th St. (betw. 5th & 6th Aves.), 675-6677; Sat. & Sun. at 1, $7 [through 1/22].
SHADOW PUPPET THEATER
Yeuh Lung Shadow Theater & Chinese Theater Workshop introduces Chinese culture to youngsters at De Jur Playhouse, Henry St. Settlement, 466 Grand St. (Pitt St.), rsvp 598-0400; Tues. at 10:30 a.m., $4 [repeats 1/19].
The Mouse from If You Give a Mouse a Cookie joins us (Sat. at 11) & reading of Faith Ringgold's My Dream of Martin Luther King (Tues. at 5:30); Barnes & Noble, 240 E. 86th St. (betw. 2nd & 3rd Aves.), 794-1962; free.
THE UGLY DUCKLING
Musical recommended for children ages 3-10, preceded by "inter-active" workshop at 3; West Side Y, 5 W. 63rd St. (Central Pk. W.), 541-8831; Sat. & Sun. at 4, $20 [through 4/9].
Marianna Loosemore directs production about Clifford the Pig's birthday; Thirteenth St. Rep, 50 W. 13th St. (betw. 5th & 6th Aves.), 675-6677; Sat. & Sun. at 11 a.m., $7 [through 1/22].