Jun 24 @ 11:00 am– 12:00 pm
Suggested Ages: 5 to 12
Swans, sword fights, and toreadors take center stage at the grand Metropolitan Opera House in kid-friendly, bite-sized excerpts of works from ABT’s Summer Season including Swan Lake, Don Quixote, Romeo and Juliet and George Balanchine’s patriotic Stars and Stripes.
This narrated hour-long introduction to ballet for children ages 5-12 and their families hosted by ABT Principal Dancer James Whiteside includes a live orchestra playing famous compositions by Peter Ilyitch Tchaikovsky, Ludwig Minkus, Sergei Prokofiev, and John Philip Sousa.
Swing, climb, balance, traverse and zip-line at this aerial adventure park in Westchester. Explore a variety of high ropes courses with 110 platforms in the trees featuring unique elements and zip lines on every course.
Nine courses for all skill levels – low to the ground and high in the trees, with age limits for each…More info
Morning Farm Chores
Become a farmer for a day and join Muscoot Farm’s staff as you feed, clean, and care for animals.
Pre-registration is required; $25 for a group of two; available to children ages 6 – 14. Participants will meet at Reception Center with sturdy, closed-toe footwear.More info
Governors Island Egg Hunt
Join the first-ever public egg hunt on Governors Island. 10,000 wooden painted Easter eggs will be hidden throughout the Island’s 120 acres of open space, with Island-specific prizes and giveaways for the most hard-boiled egg hunters.
Register for one of several levels of egg hunts tailored to specific age groups, along with an Island-wide scavenger…More info
This magical interactive, transformable playground lets kids create their own play space with sand, water, giant foam blocks, mats, wagons, fabric, and crates at their fingertips. Great view of the East River. Near lots of cool public art. Bathrooms available.More info