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Culture For City Kids
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Free Trial of Handprints Art Class for Toddlers and Preschoolers

Thursday, September 21, 9:15 am
Rutgers Church ( 236 West 73rd Street)

Ages 16 months to 5 years are invited to a free trial of Rutger’s art class. Children are free to create and explore in our warm and friendly open studio space. Enjoy homemade playdough, easel painting, and a special project at the big table. Dress for a mess.

Also at 10:15 am.

Metropolitan Museum of Art Storytime

Thursday, September 21, 10:30 am–11:00 am
Metropolitan Museum Of Art (1000 Fifth Avenue at 82nd Street)
Free, museum admission not required.

Families with children ages 18 months–3 years can look, listen, and have fun with gorgeous picture books in the lovely Nolen Library. Fills up in bad weather so come early.


Rosh Hashanah Family Service

Thursday, September 21, 10:00 am–11:30 am
92Y (1395 Lexington Avenue)
$60

Sing, dance and welcome the new year in this meaningful and joyful service, filled with music, dancing and creative prayer. A soulful, energetic, and creative High Holiday experience with a live band, led by Rebecca Schoffer, Director of Jewish Family Engagement and Shababa. For families with children 0-7.


Children's Museum of the Arts WEE Arts

Thursday, September 21, 10:45 am–12:00 pm
Children’s Museum of the Arts (CMA) (102 Charlton Street)
$25/family

Join CMA’s WEE teaching artists for art-filled drop-in sessions featuring music, storytime, and lots of materials and techniques to explore. Stay and explore the Children’s Museum of The Arts after for $6 more.


High Holiday Candy Land Children's Experience

Thursday, September 21, 10:00 am–12:00 pm
Chabad Sutton (1076 First Avenue between East 58th & 59th Streets )
$25, $50/family

Celebrate the sweetness of Rosh Hashanah with Candy Land themed games, activities and characters.


Eloise Storytime

Thursday, September 21, 2:00 pm–2:30 pm
New-York Historical Society (70 Central Park West at 77th Street)
Free with museum admission ($20, $6/ages 5-13, free/ages 4 & under
50% off with this link)

Skibble into the Eloise at the Museum story corner and listen to the exploits of the Plaza’s most famous resident.


Start with Art at the Met/Art Trek

Thursday, September 21, 3:30 pm–4:30 pm
Metropolitan Museum Of Art (1000 Fifth Avenue at 82nd Street)
Free with museum admission (Pay-what-you-wish, suggested $25, free/ages 12 & under)

Fabulous museum educators engage children in conversations and activities related to a few works in the vast collection. Share ideas and enjoy stories, sketching, singing, and other gallery activities that bring works of art to life. Split into two age groups; 3-6 and 7-11. The first Thursday of every month features live music in a gallery.


Topsy Turvy Thursdays

Thursday, September 21, 3:30 pm–4:30 pm
Sugar Hill Children’s Museum of Art & Storytelling (898 St. Nicholas Ave at 155th street)

Storyteller Carletta Joy Walker shares stories of spring in a participatory and lively program.


Morningside Lights 2017: The Secret Gardens

Thursday, September 21, 12:00 pm–6:00 pm
Miller Theatre (2960 Broadway at West 116th Street`)

Join neighbors in creating a fleet of handmade lanterns at free workshops for all ages. Daily workshops culminate in a procession of illuminated mobile sculptures in Morningside Park on September 23. Online sign-up required.

Daily though Sept 22.

Photoville

Thursday, September 21, 12:00 pm–10:00 pm
Brooklyn Bridge Park (John Street & Jay Street)

Explore an immersive photography village populated by 55+ shipping containers repurposed into galleries underneath the Brooklyn Bridge. Programming includes numerous hands-on workshops, tents with family-friendly photo activities, photo publishers, gear demonstrations, a community photo book store run by Red Hook Editions, tintype portraits by the Penumbra Foundation, a comic water balloon gladiator show and a beer garden with a range of food vendors from Smorgasburg and Brooklyn Brewery beers. Exhibitions explore immigration, American identity, climate change and other important themes.

Daily through Sunday.

Community Cowpokes with Hopalong Andrew: Tribeca

Friday, September 22, 10:00 am–11:00 am
Whole Foods Tribeca (270 Greenwich Street)

Sing along with Hopalong Andrew, an award-winning musician and former NYC Urban Park Ranger who adapts classic cowboy songs to reflect life as an urban cowpoke. His 1-man band (guitar, banjo, harmonica, and suitcase drum kit) performances encourages participation and interaction, creating a fun and positive space for play, music and rhythm training, and vibrant social interaction.


Metropolitan Museum of Art Storytime

Friday, September 22, 10:30 am–11:00 am
Metropolitan Museum Of Art (1000 Fifth Avenue at 82nd Street)
Free, museum admission not required.

Families with children ages 18 months–3 years can look, listen, and have fun with gorgeous picture books in the lovely Nolen Library. Fills up in bad weather so come early.


Children's Museum of the Arts WEE Arts

Friday, September 22, 10:45 am–12:00 pm
Children’s Museum of the Arts (CMA) (102 Charlton Street)
$25/family

Join CMA’s WEE teaching artists for art-filled drop-in sessions featuring music, storytime, and lots of materials and techniques to explore. Stay and explore the Children’s Museum of The Arts after for $6 more.


Eloise Storytime

Friday, September 22, 2:00 pm–2:30 pm
New-York Historical Society (70 Central Park West at 77th Street)
Free with museum admission ($20, $6/ages 5-13, free/ages 4 & under
50% off with this link)

Skibble into the Eloise at the Museum story corner and listen to the exploits of the Plaza’s most famous resident.


Family Day: Personalized Prints

Friday, September 22, 11:00 am–3:00 pm
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum ( 2 East 91st Street)

To celebrate New York Textile Month, explore stamping on various textiles. Also enjoy design activities and gallery bingo (and make you you check out the wallpaper immersion room).


Dream Big, Princess: Mulan Screening

Friday, September 22, 2:00 pm–3:30 pm
AMC Empire 25 ( 234 West 42nd Street)
$16.99, $13.99/ages 2–12

As part of the Dream Big, Princess ad campaign, Disney is screening favorite animated princess movies throughout the fall. This week, see Mulan from 1998, the tale of a Chinese princess warrior in disguise. Also at AMC Loews Kipps Bay and other theaters.

Daily at 2 pm & 6 pm through Sept 28.

Sing-along with The Buttons

Friday, September 22, 3:15 pm–4:00 pm
Sacred Sounds Yoga (163 Bleecker Street between Sullivan & Thompson Streets)
$25/family

Through a mixture of classic children’s songs, favorite oldies and their own original songs, Brooklyn-based duo The Buttons create a high energy, joyful singalong that inspires participants to move their bodies, use their imaginations, observe the world around them, and learn new things.


Book Culture Storytime

Friday, September 22, 3:30 pm–4:15 pm
Book Culture on Broadway (2915 Broadway at 114th Street)

Hear stories read in Persian in the charming children’s section of an independent bookstore.


New-York Historical Society Storytime

Friday, September 22, 3:30 pm–4:15 pm
New-York Historical Society (70 Central Park West at 77th Street)
Free with museum admission ($20, $6/ages 5-13, free/ages 4 & under
50% off with this link)

This bi-weekly program in the library of the engaging children’s center includes the reading of a NY-themed book, a related craft project, playtime with historic toys and a special Little New-Yorkers hello song. The fabulous teacher comes up with some really creative, engaging projects – we’ve made iphone ‘books’ and construction paper teapots – and it’s never been crowded.


Virtuous Journeys

Friday, September 22, 3:30 pm–4:30 pm
Sugar Hill Children’s Museum of Art & Storytelling (898 St. Nicholas Ave at 155th street)
Free with museum admission ($7; $4/ages 9-17, seniors & students; Free/ages 8 & under)

Join Mando as he shares amazing stories filled with virtues like Courage, Grace, Humility and Love. Sing along, dance and play musical instruments.


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