With the holiday crowds gone, February is a quieter time to take in NYC’s events. Consider a dance performance of Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake, or learn about the influence of of dance on fashion at the Museum at FIT’s Ballerina: Fashion’s Modern Muse exhibition. Families can enjoy the Manhattan Chinatown’s Lunar New Year Parade, the beauty of the Orchid Show at the New York Botanical Garden and the screenings at the New York International Children’s Film Festival. And the New-York Historical Society gets a jump on Women’s History Month with a display honoring the centennial of the 19th Amendment granting women the right to vote. For details on these and many other happenings, read on.