River Flicks for Kids: Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs
Free!!!! Tonight 8:30pm
Hudson River Park at Pier 46
Families are invited to an outdoor screening where free popcorn will be provided (but won’t, unfortunately, rain down from the sky LOL)
Subway: 1 to Christopher St-Sheridan Square
Free Ice Cream Making-Demo and samples
You dont have to miss out on one of summer’s sweetest pleasures. On Friday and Saturday nights in June, July and August, Urban Park Rangers will take families camping at predetermined parks throughout the five boroughs. Activities include alfresco cookouts, ghost stories and starlit hikes before participants retire to tents. Bring your own sleeping bags; all other gear is provided. Advance online registration required.
You gotta make it!!Governors Island
Fri Jul 16 10am–5pm; Sat Jul 17-Sun Jul 18 10am–7pm. Ferry leaves Lower Manhattan from the Battery Maritime Building, adjacent to the Staten Island Ferry Terminal (212-440-2202, govisland.com).
They offer loads of weekend freebies through Oct 10, starting with the ferry ride, an 18-hole mini-golf course, Friday bike rentals and kayaking lessons. Children’s Museum of the Arts sponsors a tented open-art studio from 11am-3pm, with activity stations, a dress-up theater and guided workshops for ALL visitors
Kids’ Day at Midsummer Night Swing
Sat Jul 17 at 3pm.
For the first time ever, kidscan learn the basics of swing, tango and ballroom dancing for free in the auspicious environs of Lincoln Center. Expert teacher Pierre Dulaine, featured in the documentary Mad Hot Ballroom instructs
Carroll Park Kids’ Concert Series: Randy Kaplan
Sun Jul 18 at 4pm. Carroll Park, Smith St between Carroll and President Sts, Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn (carrollparkbrooklyn.org/concerts).
The Committee to Improve Carroll Park has lined up another summer of performers, food and crafts. Today, Randy Kaplan hits the stage. The kindie rocker has amassed his significant fan base through folk classics (“Go Tell Aunt Rhody”), well-adapted rock standards (“You Can’t Always Get What You Want”) and his own original compositions (“Loquat Rooftop,” a lovely ditty about a night spent eating delicious fruit on top of a Brooklyn apartment building).
Fantasma Balloon Twisting Classes
421 Seventh Ave (33rd and 34th Sts)Award-winning balloon twister Todd Neufeld hosts a free monthly balloon- twisting class every second Monday of the month, perfect for your curious beginner. All you pay for is the balloonAug 9 4pm–6pm , Sep 13 4pm–6p
Check out website for dates :http://www.freeballoonclasses.com
Target Design Kids Festival FREE!!
@ Cooper Hewitt National Design Museum
July 17 11 a.m.–3 p.m.
Join us in the Garden and throughout the Museum for activities led by designers and educators. Kids become designers for the day!
- Make clocks, hydroponic planters, buttons, and more!
- Hear stories, listen to music, explore the galleries, face paint, and play with the Imagination Playground.
- Free treats and special guests! Carry home your loot in a cool hand-colored book bag.
Target Design Kids Workshops
Every 2nd and 4th Saturday
Work with fashion designers to make clothes for dolls! Create ’zines and custom monograms with graphic designers! Build stage sets and model homes with architects! Make your design come to life in our unique design workshop filled with a huge selection of materials!
- August 7 – Textile Monograms
- August 14 – Fairytales
- August 28 – Imagination Playground
call (212) 849-8353 or e-mail CHeducation@si.edu.
2 East 91st Street New York, NY 10128 | 212.849.8400
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