Archives for June 2014
Mils Trills at the South Street Seaport. The South Street Seaport is putting together some great kids entertainment for the Summer. FiDi Families and friends are invited to start your day with an interactive musical adventure this Summer with Mils Trils. Join Amelia Robinson (aka Mil’s Trills) and friends who will be playing original whimsical songs for the whole family to enjoy! Classes will be offered on Tuesday’s and Thursday’s, which will make it easy for families with varying nap schedules. Spend the day at the new shops that have opened up along Front Street and have fun at the South Street Seaport.
Date: July 3rd
Time: 10:30a – 11:30a
Location: Cannon’s Walk at 206 Front Street
Ages: 6 months to 4 years
Cost: $25/per student or $80 for a 4 class package. Please note: Sibling discount is $10/student
For more information, tickets and registration, please visit: https://www.artful.ly/store/events/3245
Rio 2 at the South Street Seaport! Join your neighbors for an afternoon of fun with the Rio 2 Summer Party Tour. Blu and friends are on a cross-country tour as they celebrate the release of Rio 2 on DVD and Blu-Ray. Lower Manhattan is getting in on the fun and all families are invited! Activities include live soccer matches, samba performances, soccer drill stations, carnival mask making and a whole lot more.
Date: Monday, June 30th
Time: 12p – 6:30p
Ages: All ages welcome
Location: 11 Fulton Street (South Street Seaport)
For more information, please visit http://www.seechangeny.com
Lavender Blues Music Class for Tots. Music and movement classes are great for little one’s as they learn to interact and socialize with other children their age. The folks from Lavender Blues are hosting drop-in music classes for babies and toddlers in Lower Manhattan at The Learning Experience. Bring your little one for a 40 minute music class with instruments and more. These classes are very popular so don’t delay! Drop in and meet other families from the neighborhood and take advantage of this great class.
Date: Friday, June 27th
Ages: 2 months – 3 yrs
Location: 28 Washington Street (The Learning Experience)
FiDi Families Insiders: If you “LIKE” on Facebook or mention them using #lavblu, you will receive a free class! Simply email or print out your social media mention or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Limit of one free class per location
To register please visit: https://www.kidzcentralstation.com/new-york/kids-classes/2151-lavender-blues-music-lavender-blues-music
Open Art at Washington Market Park. Join Church Street School teachers for a FREE art project at the picnic tables in Washington Market Park. The staff has been offering these sessions on Saturday’s in June and it has been a big hit with kids of all ages. Take the kids outdoors for a morning of messiness and fun. In case of bad weather join us at Church Street School, 74 Warren St.We look forward to seeing you there!
Date: Saturday, June 28th
Time: 11a – 2p
Ages: All ages welcome
Location: Washington Market Park (rain location is at 74 Warren Street at the CSS)
FiDi Families Insiders: Parent/caregivers must accompany children for the duration of the project
For additional information, please visit http://www.churchstreetschool.org/open-art-in-the-park/
Summer in the Square. One of FiDi Families favorite spots is Union Square. So, we would be remiss to not share a fun summer event at good ‘ole Union Square. “Summer in the Square” is a free, weekly entertainment series presented by the Union Square Partnership. Join us as we hop on the subway and head uptown, just a couple of stops away. The summer series always has a wide variety of activities including live music, fitness classes and children’s programming.
StoryTime comes alive with puppets, songs, and yoga poses. Karma Kids invites little yogis to join them as they build literacy skills and healthy bodies in this action-packed class.
Date: Thursday, June 26th (recurring through August 7th)
Ages: infants to 6 years (with their grownups)
FiDi Families Insiders: Please bring a mat or towel.
Location: South Plaza of Union Square Park (14th Street between Union Square West and Union Square East)
For more information, please visit: http://www.unionsquarenyc.org
Night at the Museums. As part of the River to River Festival, 13 Lower Manhattan museums and cultural institutions will offer free programming for everyone to enjoy. This is a wonderful opportunity to spend the evening hours strolling with your children and introducing them to local institutions that help make NYC unique. Special programming and extended hours will be offered by the following institutions:
9/11 Memorial Museum (reserve tickets online), the African Burial Ground National Monument, the Anne Frank Center USA, the Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust, the 9/11 Tribute Center, the National Museum of the American Indian – New York, the National Archives at New York City, Federal Hall National Memorial, the Museum of American Finance, Fraunces Tavern Museum, the Skyscraper Museum, South Street Seaport Museum, and Wall Street Walks.
Date: Tuesday, June 24th
Time: 4p – 8p
Ages: All ages welcome
FiDi Families Insiders: Special promotions available for local restaurants.
Please visit the site for details http://www.mjhnyc.org/nightatthemuseums/venues.html#special
For more information, please visit www.rivertorivernyc.com