Archives for November 2014
Bilingual Birdies Storytime. The Battery Park City Branch is New York Public Library’s first green LEED certified branch in Manhattan. The Battery Park City Library hosts many programs that are great for children of all ages. And, introducing them to the library at an early age, encourages a love of books. Little listeners can enjoy great books, lively songs and rhymes, and meet other children from the neighborhood. Storytime is a great way to encourage listening skills, vocabulary and imagination. Join Bilingual Birdies for a special storytime, which has an emphasis on language. Enjoy classic stories, songs, and rhymes in English and French!
Date: Thursday, November 20th [Read more…]
Wine Series: Hudson Eats & Drinks. Join Hudson Eats and Vintry Fine Wines for a weekly celebration of food and wine this Fall.
Each week we’ll explore wine pairings specially selected for the wide-ranging cuisines created by the chefs of Hudson Eats. These weekly events are complimentary but pre-registration is encouraged.
Mike Martin, Wine Director at Vintry Fine Wines, will lead the series. One of the city’s noted authorities, Mike has been featured and mentioned in Wine & Spirits, Food & Wine, Beverage Media, The New York Times, The Sun, Decanter, and France Magazine. In 2012, Mike was inducted into the Orde des Coteaux de Champagne as a Chevalier. The wines Mike selects for our tastings will be available for purchase at Vintry, nearby at 230 Murray Street. Cheers!
FiDi Families Insiders: Registration suggested for guaranteed entry: Brookfieldplaceny.com/WineSeries
When: Selected days during October and November
Time: 5.30p – 8p
Where: 200 Vesey Street (Brookfield Place)
Battery Park City Library Space Oddities Storytime. The Battery Park City Branch is New York Public Library’s first green LEED certified branch in Manhattan. The Battery Park City Library hosts many programs that are great for children of all ages. And, introducing them to the library at an early age, encourages a love of books. Little listeners can enjoy great books, lively songs and rhymes, and meet other children from the neighborhood. Storytime is a great way to encourage listening skills, vocabulary and imagination.
Join FiDi Families for a special storytime…”Space Oddities”. This fun storytime will invite little ones to explore the Earth, the Sun, surrounding planets, stars, constellations and more. It’s a wonderful way to showcase big ideas to the younger set, in an informal and fun manner. Participants will learn about life on other planets and learn about astronauts and explorations of the moon. “Space Oddities” is presented by the Children’s Museum of Manhattan.
Date: Wednesday, November 19th [Read more…]
Kids Concert with Yellow Sneaker in Battery Park. Join us at the Jewish Heritage Museum of NYC in Battery Park for an afternoon kids concert with the Yellow Sneaker and their puppet pals. This wonderful troupe fosters programs that encourage Jewish family traditions. Yellow Sneaker features the Brooklyn-based performers and teaching artists Ora and Yoshie Fruchter.
This is a part of the recently introduced family programming at the Jewish Museum and FiDi Families are all invited to attend a fun afternoon in support of their family programming. Every concert will focus on a different Jewish holiday or value including: caring for the environment, friendship, and love and kindness. Families, musicians, and puppets will sing and learn together as a welcoming community. All families are welcome, regardless of religion or faith.
Date: Sunday, November 16th [Read more…]
Yoga for Kids with Breathe Bend Grow. If you are looking for a fun and interactive class to cap off 2014 or kick off 2015, join FiDi Families and Cara J. Ottilio-Cooper, the Founder of Breathe Bend Grow for infant, toddler and big kids Yoga classes in FiDi. Yoga can help improve skill development, muscular strength, muscular endurance and flexibility. Yoga is chance to unwind and to focus on breathing. It is a non-competitive, joyful, empowering practice that will enrich all aspects of your child’s life as they grow and change. Practicing yoga on the mat, including breathing exercises, meditation and relaxation, will gently teach our kids tools that can be helpful and transformational in this modern life. FiDi Families are invited to take advantage of a great promo as well. Various locations and age groups throughout Manhattan, including FiDi, Tribeca and Battery Park. [Read more…]
TGIF – Lavender Blues Music Class. The weekend is here and it’s time for fun. 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, November 14th [Read more…]