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Hans Christian Andersen Storytelling

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June 5 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Saturday, repeating until July 31, 2021

Suggested Ages: 3 to 10


Hans Christian Andersen Storytelling, usually at the beloved Central Park statue, moves online. Enjoy session features one iconic Andersen story as well as tales and stories that inspired Andersen or were inspired by or otherwise relates to his stories. Storytellers from the U.S. will be joined by world-class storytellers from Wales, England, Norway, China, Ireland, France, Canada, and the Philippines, and the season will feature three special events: an opening celebration;  an Independence Day celebration with Native American  and Asian storytellers; and an All-Andersen event.

Events will be live-streamed from Central Park on both Facebook and YouTube, and remain available to view following the sessions.


Learn about a range of subjects for grades K-12 though catchy, educational hip-hop songs. Watch videos about math, history, science and more, learn new words, take quizzes then (this is the coolest part) write short raps/songs using your new words and knowledge.

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Trusty Sidekick Theater Company

Watch archival videos of imaginative interactive family-friendly performances plus new digital productions designed for  two-years-old to teen audiences. Also join the artists for on-demand peeks behind the scenes and creative mini-classes. New show posted each Monday.

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Explore just about any interest from math to Minecraft to piano with passionate teachers over live video chat. Choose from over 15,000+ classes including Harry Potter and Star Wars-themed explorations of explore history, art, science and more.

Format include one-time drop-ins, weekly camps and semester classes.

For ages 3-18.

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The Yo-Yo Mo Show: Musical Doodling

Cellist Yo-Yo Ma and Mo Willems, author/illustrator the beloved Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus, Knuffle Bunny, and the Elephant and Piggy series, offer a series of playful experiments that show how art and music inspire each other. Watch, listen and join in from home with paper and doodling implements.


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