Each week you can enjoy free programming at Hudson River Park at Pier 25 from Magic Shows to Concerts, fun for all ages! Not only are events on Wednesday’s but also Monday’s and Tuesday’s and even some Thursday’s! Check out all the different adventures they offer.
Date: Wednesday, June 29th
Location: Pier 25 – West Side Highway and North Moore Street
Once a year Lower Manhattan institutions offers free entry to over a dozen museums and historic landmarks. The event is a collaboration with the Downtown Cultural Group, the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, the Downtown Alliance, NYC & Company, River to River, and Make Music New York. Join us for this opportunity to experience 15 of Lower Manhattan’s museums and historic sites.
All are within walking distance from one another, perfect for hopping around and checking out as many as you can. Some of the highlights: Museum of Finance, Skyscraper Museum, Lower Manhattan Walking Tours, 9/11 Tribute Museum, South Street Seaport Museum, The China Institute and many more!
Date: Tuesday, June 20th
Time: 4:00p – 8:00p
Location: Various locations in Lower Manhattan (see website for full list)
Age: All ages welcome
For more information and to get tickets please visit their website HERE
In this special pop-up workshop, you and your baby will spend the morning with Dr. Lisa Ecklund-Flores, exploring music and movement together in an immersive educational environment.
Lisa Ecklund-Flores holds a Ph.D in Developmental Psychology from the City University of New York Graduate Center. She received her Dalcroze Teachers License in 1987 from the Dalcroze School of Music in NYC under Dr. Hilda Schuster. In addition to founding, directing and teaching at Church Street School Lisa is an educational consultant for the show Blues Clues and is also a professor at Mercy College and research scientist at New York State Psychiatric Institute.
Date: Thursday, June 15th
Time: 9:00a – 10:20a
Location: 74 Warren Street – Church Street School
Age(s): Babies and Mothers
For more information visit their website HERE.
Want a special keepsake of your child or children? Don’t miss this opportunity to experience this old and rare art form. A silhouette portrait makes a great gift for parents and grandparents or personal keepsake. For one day only, you can get your silhouette portrait created at Torly Kid by guest artist, Erik Johnson.
Date: Saturday, June 4th
Time: 11a – 2p
Location: 51 Hudson Street
Fee: Portraits are $30 and duplicates of the same person are $18 each.
Age(s): 1 to 14 years of age.
For more information and to register visit their website HERE.
Calling all Dads and Lego fans…
LEGOLAND Discovery Center Westchester is inviting all Lego Dads and families to spend the weekend with them, with a great promo, in honor of Father’s Day. The “Dads Go Free” offer will allow Dad free entry into this fantastic Lego destination. Simply use promo code 171019 for online purchase or purchase on site. It is valid for one free one-day adult ticket with the purchase of a full-price one-day child ticket to be used on June 17 and 18th. If you decide to purchase tickets at the window, simply show the Legoland cashier your promo code (171020) either printed or displayed on your smart phone.
If you haven’t yet been to the LEGOLAND Discovery Center Westchester (LDC Westchester), you will be surprised at the vast space and the amount of interactive exhibits and opportunities for kids to explore and use their imaginations. Master Builder Academy is a workshop driven class that are offered throughout the day, a Lego short film is screened at regular intervals in their theatre and the new Ninjago City Adventure area with the Dojo has become incredibly popular since its unveiling last month. And, we absolutely love the MINILAND – the LDC Westchester’s signature re-creation of NYC locations, comprised of over 1 million Lego® bricks.
We are hosting a giveaway, in honor of Dad’s near and far with LEGOLAND Discovery Center Westchester, so hurry now to enter for your chance to win a family 4-pack. Please Note: The complimentary tickets are good for three months from the date they are reserved.
Location: 39 Fitzgerald Street (Ridge Hill Mall in Yonkers)
For more information, please visit their website HERE
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Come join us for a Pre-Father’s Day event Downtown! Northern Grade and FiDi Families invite the community to stop by our fun sip and shop event on Sunday, June 11th. There will be wine and bubbly from SimplyWine and beer from Brooklyn Brewery.
Shop for Father’s Day and receive a 20% shopping discount from Northern Grade, our favorite Seaport retail destination. Northern Grade is a roving marketplace that features and highlights diverse brands that manufacture their goods in the USA, they are around the world in major cities like NYC. Unique gifts, American apparel for men and women, food-themed items and fun gifts that will appeal to all ages. This is your chance to also give back to the community, as a portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Peck Slip School, our local Seaport public elementary school.
While the adults are sipping their beverages, kids will be entertained with kids activities in the outdoor plaza, in front of the event.
FiDi Families Insiders: Guests will receive a 20% shopping discount at the event! A portion of the proceeds will be donated to Peck Slip School.
Date: Sunday, June 11th [Read more…]