Circle of Dance

Tuesday, April 1–Tuesday, April 30, 10:00 am–5:00 pm
National Museum of the American Indian – New York (One Bowling Green)

This awesome five-year exhibit featuring videos and gorgeous costumes of ten Native American social and ceremonial dances from throughout the Americas with plenty of floor space to dance along.


Transformer: Native Art in Light and Sound

Friday, November 10–Sunday, January 6, 10:00 am–5:00 pm
National Museum of the American Indian – New York (One Bowling Green)

Ten artists use light, digital projection, and experimental media to reflect on their place in and between traditional and dominant cultures. Through innovative sound art, digital media, and installation, the exhibition demonstrates the continuity of Indigenous cultures and creativity in the digital age.


Agora

Thursday, April 19–Sunday, March 31, 7:00 am–10:00 pm
High Line 14th Street Passage (Tenth Avenue & West 14th Street)

Nine artists share their experiences inhabiting, speaking out of, and challenging the assumed boundaries of public space, where different voices can be heard, addressing important topics such as women’s rights, mass incarceration, the environment, and immigration.


Camp Cookie Do

Friday, June 8–Sunday, September 2, 12:00 pm–10:00 pm
Chefs Club Counter (62 Spring Street at Lafayette Street)

Try safe-do-eat cookie dough in summer camp-themed concoctions like the Dirty Worm (ice cream, chocolate pudding and gummy worms) and Camp Fire (ice cream, chocolate and crumbled graham crackers ) at cookie dough shop D?’s pop-up. Eat your treats on  log seats, adirondack chairs and even a tire swing.

 


Adrian Yu: Yellow

Wednesday, August 1–Saturday, September 1, 12:00 pm–7:00 pm
On Canal (357 Canal Street between Wooster & West Broadway)

This kinetic installation by Adrian Yu interrogates the relationship between Eastern and Western kitsch with strobe lights, rows of yellow flags and dancing inflatable men, emblazoned with graphic variations.

Tuesday–Saturday 12:00–7:00 pm

Surf and Sand at Rockefeller Center

Friday, August 10–Friday, August 31, All Day
Rockefeller Center (45 Rockefeller Plaza)

A 16-foot-high Art Deco  sand castle by sculptor Ted Siebert  is the centerpiece of the new “Surf and Sand” installation at the Channel Gardens, complete with swaying palms, tropical-hued flowers and nautical topiary.


Preschool Play

Tuesday, August 21, 10:00 am–12:00 pm
Robert F Wagner Jr Park (20 Battery Place)

Meet other toddlers, parents, and caregivers for interactive play on a grassy lawn. Sing and hear stories. Carefully selected play equipment and toys are provided, plus water play.


Summer on the Hudson: Game Days

Tuesday, August 21, 10:00 am–2:00 pm
West Harlem Piers Park (Marginal & West 125th Street)

Kids 12 and under are invited to play outdoor games such as giant tic-tac-toe, lawn bowling, hopscotch and jump rope.


Sunnyside Social Club

Tuesday, August 21, 11:30 am–1:30 pm
Grand Central Terminal (87 East 42nd Street)

Live music provided by MTA Music: Playing 1990s Ska Punk & Skate Punk on sax, trumpet, and bass.


Eloise Story Time at The Plaza

Tuesday, August 21, 12:00 pm–1:00 pm
Eloise at the Plaza (Fifth Avenue & Central Park South)

Skidder into the pink Eloise shop to listen to one of Eloise’s many adventures in New York City, Paris, Hollywood, Moscow and more. Free to attend but space is limited, so arrive early to grab the most mahvelous spot. Stay after to explore The Plaza and graze throughout The Plaza Food Hall.


Metropolitan Museum Of Art Storytime

Tuesday, August 21, 3:00 pm–3:30 pm
Metropolitan Museum Of Art (1000 Fifth Avenue at 82nd Street)

Look, listen, sing, and have fun with picture books; then continue your adventure with a self-guided gallery hunt in the Museum. Geared toward families with children ages 3–6, but all ages welcome. Space is limited; first come, first served.


Young Sprouts Gardening

Tuesday, August 21, 3:15 pm–3:45 pm
Nelson A. Rockefeller Park (River Terrace & Warren Street)

Children 3-5 years old (with accompanying adults) learn to plant and do nature projects such as planting seeds, watering the garden, and tasting fresh greens and vegetables in a weekly introduction to organic gardening. Space is limited; arrive early.

Through October 2

Singin’ in the Rain in Seward Park

Tuesday, August 21, 7:30 pm–9:30 pm
Seward Park (Canal and Essex )

Join us under the stars for a screening of classic, hilarious musical film, Singing’ In The Rain. Bring your own chair, blanket and snacks. Metrograph will bring free popcorn.


Preschool Play

Wednesday, August 22, 10:00 am–12:00 pm
Robert F Wagner Jr Park (20 Battery Place)

Meet other toddlers, parents, and caregivers for interactive play on a grassy lawn. Sing and hear stories. Carefully selected play equipment and toys are provided, plus water play.


Summer on the Hudson: Game Days

Wednesday, August 22, 10:00 am–2:00 pm
West Harlem Piers Park (Marginal & West 125th Street)

Kids 12 and under are invited to play outdoor games such as giant tic-tac-toe, lawn bowling, hopscotch and jump rope.


Yoga for Kids

Wednesday, August 22, 10:00 am–10:45 am
Washington Square Park (5th Avenue & Washington Square North)

Stretch and move to songs, rhymes, and enjoy more yoga fun with Sacred Sounds Yoga. Foster creativity, cooperation, and confidence in a safe environment where all kids are perfect just the way they are. Bring your own mat.


Story Time for Pre-Schoolers

Wednesday, August 22, 10:15 am–10:45 am
Town of Pelham Public Library (530 Colonial Avenue)

Join the Pelham Library’s story time for pre-schoolers. Caregivers must be in attendance and are welcome to participate with the children. Two sessions — one which begins at 10:15 am, and another that begins at 11:00 am. Come at library opening time (10 am) to make sure you get a spot.

Also at 11 am.

Metropolitan Museum of Art Storytime

Wednesday, August 22, 10:30 am–11:00 am
Metropolitan Museum Of Art (1000 Fifth Avenue at 82nd Street)
Free, museum admission not required.

Families with children ages 18 months–3 years can look, listen, and have fun with gorgeous picture books in the lovely Nolen Library. Fills up in bad weather so come early.


Will Shaw, Comedic Juggling

Wednesday, August 22, 10:30 am–11:30 am
Playground for All Children (1 Marina Drive)

Will Shaw presents his spellbinding comedic juggling and cool wit and a fun play ground with lots of water features.


Kids Karma Yoga StoryTime

Wednesday, August 22, 11:30 am–12:00 pm
Karma Kids Yoga (25 West 23rd Street)

Read stories and learn age-appropriate yoga poses at these free action-packed storytimes for yogis up to six years old. My 2-year-old loved trying handstands against the wall.


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