born free x Motherly: Find Your Free
May 30, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Suggested Ages: Babies to 6-7
Visit an interactive pop-up experience filled with VIP treatment for the whole family. Drop in for pampering for mom & dad, crafts, dance and storytime for the kids, insta-worthy food & drink, a sneak-peek at born free’s new collection and customized goodies for kids and mom. Plus 2 lucky families who find a “Golden Onesie” at the event will take home a VIP gift bag worth more than $2,500. Tickets are free but space is limited, online RSVP required.
Playscape Performs continues with puppetry throughout Battery Playscape. “Cardboard Explosion!” by Paper Heart Puppets brings four original stories to life using nothing but cardboard and the power of your imagination. On Saturday, witness a classic style of marionette puppetry when Bruce Cannon presents “The Magic of Music.” On Sunday, enjoy West African music, games,…More info
Race around Governors Island (which was instrumental in American Independence, serving as lookout in the New York Harbor). Take a whirlwind tour of Governors Island including old military outposts, bunkers, and even a Castle with amazing views. Compete for the three awards for ages 9 and under, 10-14 and other age groups.
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Explore a new playground with five ecology zones—Bluff, Marsh, Dune, Meadow, and Riverbed– in resilient design, post-Superstorm Sandy when the park survived the full force of the 15-foot storm surge and became a focal point of sea level rise. Lyrical patterns of water illuminate the portal, fence, and custom seating. Daylight filters through the punctuated…More info
Frolic on wide waterfront lawns and explore multiple playgrounds plus gardens, public art pieces, and a sheltered pavilion.
In Rockefeller Park, climb large jungle gyms with swinging bridges, netting, slides, poles and more. Ride a pedal-powered merry-go-round and dig in multiple sandboxes and a handicapped-accessible sand table. In warm weather, be sprayed by an elephant…More info