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Books and Ballet


Jul 21, 2019 @ 3:00 pm5:00 pm

Books Of Wonder
18 West 18th Street
New York, NY

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Suggested Ages: 2-3 to 6-7

Celebrate two new picture books about the exciting world of dance. See a live demonstration of the basics featured in the books and meet author/ illustrator Monica Wellington (Dear Ballerina) and author Michelle Meadows (Brave Ballerina) along with Melanie Person, the co-director of The Ailey School and Lydia Wellington, a dancer with New York City Ballet. The authors and artists present their books, answer questions from the audience, and sign copies of all their works.

Police Officer Moira Ann Smith Playground

Toy soldiers welcome kids to this brightly colored playground featuring water fountains, tire-swings, water-spouting alphabet blocks, turrets, slides, and a large water wheel in the northeast corner of charming Madison Square Park..

Named after Officer Moira Ann Smith, the only NYPD policewoman to be lost on September 11, 2001, the playground stands as a loving tribute to this community hero and mother.

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