Preschool Soccer in Battery Park

Preschool Soccer in Battery Park

Preschool Soccer in Battery Park. Soccer is in full swing in Batter Park City. It’s a great team sport that teaches children a variety of skills such as kicking, running and learning the basics of soccer. Not to mention teamwork and sportsmanship. Closed-toed shoes required. Help kids get their energy out and ensure a good nights sleep!

Date: Tuesday, September 2nd

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Wednesdays in Teardrop Park

Wednesdays in Teardrop Park

Wednesdays in Teardrop Park. Teardrop Park in Battery Park is an adorable gem of a park/playground in the northern section of Battery Park. The Battery Park City Conservancy has launched its annual program and we couldn’t be more excited. The BPC Conversancy hosts a weekly afternoon drop-in that is a must-do for kids and parents/caregivers alike. Join other school-age children for neighborhood games and art projects, ranging from designing cities to making animal masks. Art supplies provided.

Date: Wednesday, September 3rd (runs through October 29th) [Read more...]

NYC Unicycle Festival

NYC Unicycle Festival

The NYC Unicycle Festival is wheeling its way to Governors Island for the Labor Day weekend. They will be hosting a ton of kid friendly activities for kids of all ages and a variety of unicycle sports including unicycle basketball and hockey, and watch some world-famous riders as they display their skills. Enjoy unicycle basketball, hockey and sumo.  Plus, some lucky daredevils will even have a chance to try riding one of their unicycles. Wear your helmet!

Date(s): Saturday and Sunday, August 30th  and August 31st

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Captain Underpants at the Scholastic Store

Captain Underpants at the Scholastic Store

Scholastic Store Event with Captain Underpants. Join the Scholastic Store for a fun afternoon reading with Captain Underpants and his newest book ‘Captain Underpants and the Tyrannical Retaliation of the Turbo Toilet 2000′ into the Scholastic Store for a storytime reading and photo opportunity. Children will have a chance to enjoy arts and crafts, a reading, games and fun. 

Date: Saturday, August 30th

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Fridays with FiDi Families

Fridays with FiDi Families

Fridays with FiDi Families. Join us for our final Fridays with FiDi Families event. We will be giving away a $50 gift card from our friends at Fandango, gift cards for classes at Music Beans and joined by our friends from the Schimmel Center for Performing Arts, that is located in Lower Manhattan at Pace University. We have lots of other surprises too! And, it wouldn’t be complete without GoGosqueeZ!

Music BeansMusic sing-a-long party led by professional musicians with interactive activities and games. Singers will use shakers, scarves and parachutes and provide costumes for children to wear. For ages 3 years and older. 

What: Fridays with FiDi Families!

Who: FiDi Families in collaboration with the South Street Seaport

When: Friday, August 29th (our last one!)

Where: The South Street Seaport. FRONT/ROW lawn located at Fulton and Front Street

Front/Row Cinema…’Frozen’

Front/Row Cinema…'Frozen'

Front Row/Cinema – Frozen. The South Street Seaport’s Front Row/Cinema is wrapping up their Summer outdoor movie series with the newest classic ‘Frozen’. It is a great movie fro the whole family and kids (and parents) are invited to dress up as their favorite ‘Frozen’ character. 

It’s a great way to spend some quality time with the kids, enjoy great food and drinks from the local vendors and meet other FiDi Families. There are a ton of food trucks to order snacks from and an outdoor bar for some adult beverages. So, grab a blanket and head out early to grab a seat at the Seaport for a screening of  the Disney blockbuster ‘Frozen’, starring Kristen Bell and Idina Menzel. 

Date: Wednesday, August 27th

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The River Rangers on Pier 25

The River Rangers on Pier 25

The River Rangers on Pier 25. New York City provides an endless abundance of activities for kids of all ages. No where is that more evident by the programs along the Hudson River. FiDi Families is a fan of Pier 25 and all of the family-friendly activities that are offered at this great destination downtown. Join us for the River Rangers program, where toddlers and the big kids can interact with environmental educators, who conduct discovery-based science experiments and nature-inspired crafts. On our last visit, the kiddos were given an opportunity to interact with touch tanks and some great projects that they were really excited to be a part of. 

Date: Monday, August 25th (LAST SESSION)

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Tech Tuesday at the Seaport

Tech Tuesday at the Seaport

Scholastic Store Event with Ricky Riccottta’s Mighty Robot

Scholastic Store Event with Ricky Riccottta's Mighty Robot

Scholastic Store Event with Ricky Riccottta’s Mighty Robot. Join the Scholastic Store for a fun afternoon reading with Ricky Riccotta the smallest mouse around. Little Ricky Riccotta and his friend the Mighty Robot will be swinging into the Scholastic Store for a storytime reading and photo opportunity. Children will also have  a chance to create their own comic book to take home. 

Date: Saturday, August 23rd

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Fridays with FiDi Families on Friday, August 22nd @ 10a (FREE!)

Fridays with FiDi Families on Friday, August 22nd @ 10a  (FREE!) 

The Crafty Kids:  A variety of arts and crafts stations will be available for kids of all ages. Please keep in mind that some of the stations will be geared towards 3  and older. However, all ages welcome to this fun, interactive event.

Fandango: $50 gift card giveaway (must be present to win)

Skin Gym Face Fitness: mini skin gym facial offered on site

GoGo squeeZ: Complimentary GoGo squeeZ for all attendees

Bitys’s Brainfood: Complimentary Bitsy’s Brainfood snacks for all attendees

Montessori School of Manhattan: Information and goodies from FiDi’s premier Montessori preschool destination, including a floral giveaway

Fridays with FiDi Families on Friday, August 22nd @ 10a  (FREE!)