Emanu-El Downtown New Year Festival
Sep 18 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Suggested Ages: All
Join Emanu-El Downtown for a New Year Festival for kids and their grown-ups. Enjoy book reading and illustration workshop with author Ann Koffsky (Kayla and Kugel), some dancing with Ramblin’ Dan, the New York Bee Sanctuary, apples and honey tasting, arts and crafts, and more.
Admission is free, advanced reservation required. 5+ must have proof of vaccination. Open to all.
A 10,000 sq ft multi-media, multi-sensory experience that comes to life in four rooms filled with real New York stories all told through stunning film, music, and audio plus surprise live performances. Includes a diverse group of over a dozen performers from all boroughs, including subway artists, Moth storytellers, dancers, puppeteers, balloon artists, jazz musicians…More info
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Stop by the Art Cart for DIY…More info
Explore nature and art on a unique floating green space on the Hudson River.
* Enjoy diverse horticulture, welcoming seating lawns, winding paths leading to spectacular views, and a variety of spaces for performing arts, relaxation and play. Make music on a variety of percussion installations and play with a spinning optical illusion.
* Restrooms…More info
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