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Join The South Street Seaport Museum for a celebration of fifty years! For half a century, the Museum has highlighted and interpreted New York’s port and its seaborne connections to the world. On September 19, we mark the first five decades of the Seaport Museum and celebrate the people who have made this work possible. Join friends of the Seaport Museum for cocktails aboard the ship Wavertree, followed by a dockside dinner catered by Cipriani to toast fifty years of good work and many more to come!
Date: Tuesday, September 19th
Time: 6:00pm – 9:00pm
Location: 89 South Street – Pier 16 (Wavertree)
Fee: Tickets are $350 and $500 (VIP Experience)
For more information and tickets please visit their website HERE.
If you’re looking for somewhere to take your preschooler during the week look no further. Check out Wagner Park for some free preschool play and enjoy the nice weather while we still can. Meet other toddlers, parents, and caregivers for interactive play on a grassy lawn. Sing and hear stories too! Carefully selected play equipment and toys are provided – plus water play!
Date: Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday (weekly)
Time: 10am – 12pm
Location: 20 Battery Place – Wagner Park
Age(s): 2 – 5
For more information visit their website HERE.
NYC Parks and Imagination Playground at Burling Slip, NYC are hosting a special “Back to School” Event! The CityParks Puppet Mobile is going to present their “Cinderella Samba” puppet show “live” at Imagination Playground.
Cinderella Samba is a contemporary twist on the classic “Cinderella” fairy tale. The CityParks PuppetMobile production sets the timeless tale in the lush landscape of Brazil, where, thanks to the help of her fairy godmother, Cinderella attends Rio de Janeiro’s biggest Carnaval gala and dances the samba with Prince Paulo himself. After Cinderella is forced to flee the gala just before midnight, the prince sets out to find the mystery woman who stole his heart, in hopes of marrying her.
Date: Wednesday, September 6th
Location: Imagination Playground at Burling Slip- John St. (between South St. & Front St.)
Age(s): All ages welcomed.
For more information please visit their website HERE.
Drop in with your toddlers and learn about Taino culture through stories, song, movement and hands-on activities. Mateo is a singer-songwriter and educator and her classes are a hit with little ones. This event is first come, first served.
Program is free of charge. Space is limited. Registration required.
Registration for each program opens at noon on the Monday before.
There are two sessions available!
Date: Wednesday’s all Summer [Read more…]
During the summer the South Street Seaport Museum will be free admission every other Friday from 3p – 7p. Admission to the museum is free for exhibitions, historic ship tours, educational activities, artisan demos and much more. Make sure you check out the museum if you haven’t yet already.
Date: Friday’s (recurring weekly through the end of summer) [Read more…]
e.t.c. Custom Events hosts a series of curated experiences, throughout NYC. They recently launched a special wizarding program for families at the Bloomingdale Library. Join them on Saturday, July 29th for Harry Potter-inspired wizarding crafts, activities, games, a trivia competition, a costume contest, cool takeaways, and more.
Also, make sure to go to the special wizarding tour at The Metropolitan Museum. Inspired by the Harry Potter books,”Griffins, Goblets and Gold.” They use activities, games, handouts and awesome takeaways as a way to connect the books with the art, and the art as a way to illuminate the books.
Date: Saturday, July 29th
Time: 11:00a – 1:00p
Location: 150 West 100th Street, second-floor community room, Bloomingdale Library
Fee: $25 for adults, $20 kids 12 and under
For more information visit their website HERE
Griffins, Goblets, and Gold: A Wizarding Tour in the Metropolitan Museum
Inspired by the Harry Potter books,”Griffins, Goblets and Gold,” our interactive tour, takes you to places and spaces that might remind you of those in the books. We use activities, games, handouts and wow-worthy takeaways as a way to connect the books with the art, and the art as a way to illuminate the books.