Ice Cream,Free Movies,Art,Camping and Balloon Twisting what more can you ask for!!!

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

July 17th

July, you may have heard, is National Ice Cream Month. Get a taste this Saturday, July 17 at 10am, when all three city locations host a free demonstration (yes, samples will be available). Learn how to make a pistachio torte, Mexican banana split and blueberry crema ice cream, all items on an extensive July-only menu that also includes goodies like pomegranate-mint chocolate chip ice cream with a Mexican fudge swirl, and tomatillo-lime ice. Space is limited; see website for reservation information. Saturday, July 17 at 10am. Rosa Mexicano (three Manhattan locations;

Family Camping

Friday and Saturday evenings. Times and locations vary. Visit for a complete schedule.
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,
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.

Lincoln Center’s Damrosch Park, 62nd Street between Columbus and Amsterdam Aves (212-875-5456,
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 (
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 :

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

2 East 91st Street New York, NY 10128 | 212.849.8400

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