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Little Island

Little Island

Jan 1, 2022 @ 6:00 amDec 31, 2023 @ 9:00 pm

Pier 55
Hudson River Greenway at West 13th Street
New York, NY

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FREE

Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly

Daily 6 am–9 pm

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 are on the southern edge by The Glade.

* No playgrounds on the island, but colorful Chelsea Waterside Playground and Pier 62 Carousel are both short walks away. Lots of art & food to explore in nearby Chelsea/Meatpacking.

* Free seasonal programming includes art, music, theater, storytime and more for kids at weekday Creative Breaks  and Sunday family shows.

🍽 From May to October, fresh, locally-sourced food available throughout the day, from local baked goods with coffee in the morning, salads or sandwiches throughout the day, and evening  signature drinks and snacks for sharing. Gluten-free & vegan options availble; see menu.

High Line Art

See world-class art projects on and around the High Line, in dialogue with the nature and city scape of the unique park

Current highlights include:

* You know who I am (16th St), the Statue of Liberty recreated by Paola Pivi, wearing a playful emoji-inspired masks that changes every few months.
* NYC LOVE…

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The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show

See faithful adaptations of author/illustrator Eric Carle’s Brown Bear, Brown Bear and The Very Hungry Caterpillar featuring fantastical larger-than-life puppets and audience participation.

VIP tickets ($110) include a swag bag, an Eric Carle plush, and a character meet and greet after the performance.

Lap seats are available at the door for children under one…

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The Affordable Art Fair: Stroller Hours

Browse original contemporary artworks ranging between $100 to $12,000. 10 am–12 pm is reserved for parents, children and strollers. Lounge on Play Kits provided by Lalo and enjoy mess-free arts and crafts hosted by The Babysitting Company.

All ages are also welcome during normal fair house (Thu-Fri 12 pm–6 pm, Sat 12 pm–8 pm &…

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TADA! Youth Theater Fall Semester Open House

Join TADA! Youth Theater for an in-person Open House where students will participate in a fun, active musical theater sample class led by two professional NYC Teaching Artists. Immediately following, the Director of Education will provide information to parents, facilitate a Q&A, and give you access to our best discounts of spring & summer.

Limited…

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