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Juneteenth Skyscraper Yoga

Skyscraper Museum Family Program- Where in the World

June 18 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

The Skyscraper Museum
39 Battery Place
New York, NY

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Suggested Ages: 6 to 14+

FREE

After a history lesson on the celebration of Juneteenth and how African-American culture has impacted this country, kids will learn why mindfulness is important and connect to their foundations to stretch to new heights in a 30-minute yoga session. Create a yoga pose inspired by favorite skyscrapers in the museum exhibits. 

Also visit the Skyscraper Museum  and see the Supertall! exhibit before it closes July 26.

Online regiatrstion required; walks-in welcome if space allows.

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Join South Street Seaport Museum in person or virtually for a round-robin of shared sea songs, featuring members of The New York Packet and friends. Listen in, lead or request a song, and belt out the choruses.

See our guide to the Seaport.

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See our guide…

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Sample creative global treats from 10 vendors at an open-air food market flanked by colorful murals.

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Nelson A. Rockefeller & Teardrop Park

Frolic on wide waterfront lawns and explore multiple playgrounds plus gardens, public art pieces, and a sheltered pavilion.

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See our compete guide to Governor’s Island.

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